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Swing Special – Teddy & Eiji Vol 3

LP (Item 914938) Trio (Japan), 1973 — Condition: Near Mint-
A really great pairing of pianist Teddy Wilson and Japanese reedman Eiji Kitamura – and a set that features Eiji playing alto and tenor instead of his more familiar clarinet! The switch in reeds is a great one – and gives the record a nicely deep, soulful vibe – especially on the tenor numbers, which ring out with this echoey sound that's beautiful – and which makes the album one of Wilson's more striking from these later years. Tunes are all standards, swung in a gentle way – and titles include "Someone To Watch Over Me", "Ain't Misbehavin", "Mean To Me", "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You", "I Only Have Eyes For You", and "Deep Purple".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Includes obi.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



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