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Doldinger In South America

LP (Item 8955) EmArcy, 1965 — Condition: Very Good

An excellent album – possibly the best by German saxophonist Klaus Doldinger! The album's got a wonderful Latiny groove – played by a group that includes Attila Zoller on guitar and Ingfried Hoffman on organ and piano. Hoffman's sound is wonderful – very groovy, and a perfect match for the edgey reeds of Doldinger – and all three players are extremely well situated amongst tight rhythms by Cees Sees (drums and percussion) and Peter Trunk (bass), one of the tightest European rhythm sections of the 60s! The overall sound isn't nearly as bossa as you might think – because Doldinger tempers his horn with a lot of soulful fire, and almost brings a modal sense of exploration to a lot of the tunes. Tracks include some nice originals – "Fiesta", "Viva Brazilia", and "Subo" – plus well arranged versions of "Argentina", "Guachi Guaro", and "Negra Sin Sandalia".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Mono white label promo with deep groove. Cover has light wear, a bit of pen, and a promo stamp.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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