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✨✧ Lorez AlexandriaFor Swingers Only ... LP
Argo, 1963. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest albums ever from Lorez Alexandria – an ultra-hip singer who recorded for Impulse and King, but who sounds especially wonderful on this rare date for Chess Records! The album's got a groove that definitely lives up to its title – a jazzy, bouncy sort of rhythm that's ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing!)

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✨✧ Lorez AlexandriaSing No Sad Songs For Me ... LP
Argo, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing album by Lorez Alexandria – probably our favorite-ever work by her! The record features arrangements by Riley Hampton, the Chicago soul genius who did work for a number of the city's best artists – most notably Walter Jackson – and his mixture of soul, strings, and ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert!)

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Art FarmerPerception ... LP
Argo, 1961. Near Mint- ... $33.99
An amazingly beautiful set of tracks from Art Farmer – playing here with superb accompaniment from a young Harold Mabern on piano, in a laidback quartet format that really lets Art open up! Art's playing is fresh and creative throughout – never too over the top, and always blown with ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label pressing with deep groove, including Argo inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole, some surface wear, and a streak of red marker and small stained spots on back.)

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✨✧ Art Farmer & Benny Golson JazztetBig City Sounds ... LP
Argo, 1960. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Massively soulful, massively stepping – and one of the greatest albums ever from the team of Art Farmer and Benny Golson! The record sparkles with an amazing edge – rhythm totally in place from the trio of Cedar Walton, Tommy Williams, and Albert Heath – and horns braced over the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Art Farmer & Benny Golson Jazztet & John LewisJazztet & John Lewis ... LP
Argo, 1961. Near Mint- ... $5.99
We'll be the first to admit that the piano and compositions of John Lewis can sometimes be a bit stiff and academic – but that's definitely not the case on this great little record! The album features interpretations of Lewis' work by the great Farmer/Golson Jazztet – and is a pretty ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Cadet pressing, in a black & white cover.)

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✨✧ Art Farmer/Benny GolsonMeet The Jazztet ... LP
Argo, 1960. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Landmark work by one of the greatest jazz outfits of the early 60s! Art Farmer and Benny Golson were both known as well-composed players during the 50s – strongly soulful, but often with a fine sense of arrangement that usually tended towards the lyrical side of things. With this group, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s orange label Cadet pressing.)

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✨✧ Eddie FontaineNothin' Shakin'/Don't Ya Know ... 7-inch
Argo, 1958. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
(Rock) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Paul GonsalvesCookin – The Complete Sessions 1956 to 1957 (Cookin/Colorful Strings Of Jimmy Woode/Jazz School) ... CD
Argo/Fresh Sound (Spain), 1956/1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
Tremendous work all around – two rare sessions for Argo, plus additional material recorded for Emarcy! The core Cookin album is quite possibly the best album that Paul Gonsalves ever cut as a leader in the US! The record was cut during a flurry of recordings for Argo that all featured small ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Al GreyBasic Grey ... LP
Argo/Cadet/Chess, Early 60s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A collection of some Basie trombonist Al Grey's work for the Argo label pulled from the Last Of The Big Plungers, Snap Your Fingers and Al Grey Billy Mitchell Sextet LPs, some of his hippest work, featuring Billy Mitchell, Donald Byrd, Floyd Morris, Herbie Hancock and Bobby Hutcherson. 22 tracks ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Al GreyHaving A Ball ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Although he's made many snoozy records in his time, the early Al Grey albums for Argo are pretty hard swingin', and have a lot of nice surprises. This one's got a very young Bobby Hutcherson on vibes, and the great Dave Burns on trumpet. Tracks are short, with a hard swingin' groove that's still ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gray label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small cutout hole, sticker, and some pen on back.)

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✨✧ Johnny GriffinJohnny Griffin (aka JG) ... LP
Argo, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Excellent early work by Johnny Griffin – a rare quartet session recorded in Chicago, with the same lineup (Junior Mance & Wilbur Ware) that appeared with him on Ware's legendary Chicago Scene album! The tracks are straight-ahead quartet hardbop – short, but with great tenor work by ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Jimmy GrissomWorld Of Trouble – Lowdown Blues & Lonely Ballads ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
The only album we've ever seen from Jimmy Grissom – an obscure Chicago singer from the early 60s, one with a style that's somewhat like that of Oscar Brown Jr, but which also has some deeper, bluesier touches too! Grissom's relation to Brown is clearly laid out on the title track – a ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo.)

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✨✧ Barry HarrisBreakin' It Up (plus Burnin') ... CD
Argo/Jazz Beat (Spain), 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
Two albums in one package – one a trio date, the other a quartet session with Sonny Stitt! First up is Breakin It Up – a hard to find early album by the great Detroit pianist Barry Harris! Barry's playing here in a trio with William Austin on bass and Frank Gant on drums, and the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print digipack pressing – in great shape!)

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Red HoltLook Out!! Look Out!! ... LP
Argo, 1961. Very Good ... $19.99
A rare session as a leader from drummer Red Holt – cut at a time when he was making waves with the Ramsey Lewis Trio, and years before his work in Young Holt Unlimited! The record's got a really playful feel that points the way towards directions Holt would take later – a mix of soul ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing. Cover has a cutout hole, some wear, and aging.)

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✨✧ Chubby JacksonChubby's Back ... LP
Argo, 1957. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
With a name like Chubby, the set ought to be a snoozer – but it swings nicely, thanks to some strong bass work by Jackson! The group's a Chicago ensemble, featuring lesser-known players of the 50s – like Vito Price, Cy Touff, Don Lamond, and Jimmy Gourley – plus trombone by Bill ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove.)

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Glenda JacksonMind Of Emily Dickinson ... LP
Argo (UK), 1976. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
(Comedy/Spoken) LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has price sticker remnants. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Illinois JacquetMessage/Bonita ... 7-inch
Argo, 1963. Near Mint- ... $6.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has an X in marker.)

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✨✧ Illinois JacquetSpectrum ... LP
Argo, 1965. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A pretty darn great little album from Jacquet – not his classic work, sure, but a wonderful session with some really great Argo/Cadet aspects! Side one features backing by a largeish group – arranged and led by Bert Keyes, and featuring Billy Butler and Eric Gale on guitars, Buddy ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Ahmad JamalAhmad Jamal – The Ahmad Jamal Trio Volume IV ... LP
Argo, 1958. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Magical early work from Ahmad Jamal – a scintillating blend of piano, percussion, and bass – with a sound that was incredibly fresh at the time, and which still sounds pretty much so to our ears! The album crackles with imagination and rhythm – really hitting on all burners ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Ahmad JamalBut Not For Me – Ahmad Jamal Trio At The Pershing ... CD
Argo/Chess, 1958. Used ... $4.99
Groundbreaking work from the legendary Ahmad Jamal – not just in his own career, but in live jazz in general! The album's a classic recording of Jamal's trio with Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on drums – captured at the Pershing Lounge on the south side of Chicago, where ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available But Not For Me – Ahmad Jamal Trio At The Pershing ... LP 14.99

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Ahmad JamalBut Not For Me – Ahmad Jamal Trio At The Pershing ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good ... $14.99
Groundbreaking work from the legendary Ahmad Jamal – not just in his own career, but in live jazz in general! The album's a classic recording of Jamal's trio with Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on drums – captured at the Pershing Lounge on the south side of Chicago, where ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing, with deep groove.)
Also available But Not For Me – Ahmad Jamal Trio At The Pershing ... CD 4.99

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Ahmad JamalComplete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956 to 1962 (9CD set) ... CD
Argo/Mosaic, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 9CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Amazing work from this seminal pianist – some of his best trio sides ever, with lots of unreleased tracks! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print. Box and book are in great shape.)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalHappy Moods ... LP
Argo, 1960. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A sprightly set from the Ahmad Jamal Trio – but also a record that's not as brightly colored as you might guess from the title, thanks to a nice undercurrent of darkness in the mix! Jamal's piano work is often nicely punctuated – perhaps living up to the "happy moods" ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Argo pressing. Cover has some aging.)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalJamal At The Pershing Vol 2 ... LP
Argo, 1958. Near Mint- ... $6.99
The part 2 to Jamal's classic Pershing set – But Not For Me – featuring more material from the same date, one of the most successful live piano recordings of the time! Jamal is quite at home in the setting – grooving with his trio of Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s label pressing in a black & white cover, with a cutout notch.)

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Ahmad JamalPoinciana ... CD
Argo/MCA, 1958. Used ... $4.99
The tune "Poinciana" must have been written by Jamal – as the lyrical flowing style of the song is perfect for his deeply soulful piano style. It wasn't, though – although this recording of the tune has made it one of the biggest in Jamal's book from the time, a perpetual ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Etta JamesAt Last (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Argo/Chess/Jackpot, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An amazing step forward for the young Etta James – a singer who was delivering a raw, shouting form of R&B just a few years before – but who here ascends into soul music heaven with her famous work on the album! The title cut is the stuff of legend – played and played, again ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing.)

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Etta JamesEtta James (1962) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Argo/State Of Art, 1962. Used ... $6.99
Unlike some of her other early recordings, which tend to be raw screamin' R&B, this album's a beautiful set of ballads and weepers with arrangements by Riley Hampton, who also did stunning work like this for Lorez Alexandria and Walter Jackson. You might be tempted to call the album a sell-out ... (Soul) read more CD

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Etta JamesEtta James Rocks The House (colored vinyl – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Argo/Jackpot, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.98
Searing stuff – easily one of Etta James' greatest albums! The set is a non-stop jam, recorded live at the New Era Club in Nashville before a small and screaming crowd – a perfect performance all the way through, one that showcases Etta as she rarely sounded on vinyl during the 1960s. ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On blue colored vinyl.)

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Etta JamesQueen Of Soul ... LP
Argo/Elemental (Spain), Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... On December 6, 2019 (delayed)
Queen of Soul is right! Heck, on these early albums, Etta practically invented soul – or at least invented a deep soul style of singing that would be taken up by countless other female singers during the 60s, but rarely matched with this kind of brilliance. Straight up beatiful stuff! The ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Budd JohnsonFrench Cookin' ... LP
Argo, 1963. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Groovy little record that has this funky tenor giant playing a bunch of tracks with a Frenchy feel to them. Budd's joined by Hank Jones on piano, plus Kenny Burrell on guitar, and a nice Latin rhythm section that includes Joe Venuto on vibes and marimba and Willie Rodriguez on percussion. The ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono grey label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, a small spot on the front, and a small cutout hole.)

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Budd JohnsonYa Ya (Argo) ... LP
Argo, 1964. Very Good+ ... $19.99
One of the most soulful sessions ever cut by tenorist Budd Johnson – recorded with a cool combo that features Al Williams on some smoking Hammond – plus bass and drums. Lots of tracks are originals – and titles include the jazz dance groover "Ya Ya" – plus "Ex ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some aging and a bit of pen on back.)

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George KirbyReal George Kirby (George Kirby Sings) ... LP
Argo, 1965. Very Good ... $3.99
(Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label pressing. Cover appears to have been signed by the artist on back.)

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✨✧ Sam LazarOrgan Grooves (Space Flight/Playback/bonus tracks) ... CD
Argo/Jasmine (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pair of Hammond jazz classics from organist Sam Lazar – back to back on a single CD, with rare bonus tracks too! First up is Space Flight – a tight batch of organ groovers with a raw R&B feel, recorded by the obscure St Louis organist Sam Lazar – with a very young Grant ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisIn Crowd ... LP
Argo, 1965. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Easily one of the biggest selling jazz albums of the 60s – a crowning achievement for Ramsey Lewis and his popular trio with Eldee Young on bass and Redd Holt on drums! The set was recorded live at the Bohemian Caverns in DC, and the trio are perfect in the setting – going at the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Cadet pressing.)

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Ramsey LewisPot Luck ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good- ... $6.99
Ramsey and the classic trio with Eldee Young and Red Holt – grooving away on a pot luck batch of tunes that includes material from a wide wide variety of sources, all turned into soul jazz magic by the boys! Believe it or not, Ramsey takes tunes like "Andaluza", "Arrividerci ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove.)

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Ramsey LewisRamsey Lewis & The Gentlemen Of Jazz Volume 2 ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good ... $2.99
Ramsey and the trio are on the front in tuxedoes, top hats, and tails – but the overall sound of the record is much more in keeping with their soul jazz grooves of the late 50s – not necessarily gentlemanly, but with a worldly appreciation for a variety of styles of music, and perhaps a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has half split seam and some tape remnants at the opening.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisSound Of Christmas ... LP
Argo, 1961. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic – and probably one of the best-selling Christmas jazz albums of all time! Ramsey and his classic trio with Redd Holt and Eldee Young serve up a tight set of grooves based around Holiday favorites like "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town", "Winter Wonderland", "He ... (Holiday Music) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Ramsey Lewis TrioMore Sounds Of Christmas ... LP
Argo, 1964. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Ramsey Lewis had such great success with his first album of Christmas instrumentals for Chess Records, he soon hopped back in the studio for a second record – but one with a very distinct difference! This time around, the trio's a bit unusual – in that it features regular bassist Eldee ... (Holiday Music) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Ramsey Lewis TrioMore Sounds Of Christmas ... LP
Argo/Verve, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Ramsey Lewis had such great success with his first album of Christmas instrumentals for Chess Records, he soon hopped back in the studio for a second record – but one with a very distinct difference! This time around, the trio's a bit unusual – in that it features regular bassist Eldee ... (Holiday Music) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ramsey Lewis TrioMore Sounds Of Christmas ... CD
Argo/Verve, 1964. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Ramsey Lewis had such great success with his first album of Christmas instrumentals for Chess Records, he soon hopped back in the studio for a second record – but one with a very distinct difference! This time around, the trio's a bit unusual – in that it features regular bassist Eldee ... (Holiday Music) read more CD

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Ramsey Lewis TrioSwingin ... LP
Argo, 1956. Sealed ... $7.99
One of the first ever albums by the Ramsey Lewis Trio – featuring an assortment of lively tracks with a touch of jazz-based humor, the kind that were winning them huge audiences in Chicago at the time! With Eldee Young and Redd Holt to back him up, Ramsey's got plenty of pyrotechnics in tow ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing in a black & white cover, with a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Ewan MacColl & Peggy SeegerLong Harvest – Record Five ... LP
Argo (UK), 1967. Sealed ... $9.99
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✨✧ Mike MainieriBlues On The Other Side ... LP
Argo, 1962. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An early album by vibist Mike Mainieri – who later went on to do a lot of trippier albums in the late 60s. This one's a very nice quartet side with a straight feel, and was recorded for Chess/Argo in the early 60s, at Rudy Van Gelder's studio in New Jersey. The record is a lively mix of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono promo with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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MJT+3Daddy-O Presents MJT+3 ... CD
Argo/Universal (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $14.99
One of the rarest albums of Chicago jazz from the 50s – and one of the greatest, too! Although Walter Perkins' MJT+3 went onto cut a number of records on Vee Jay with a different lineup, this early session features an all-Chicago lineup that differs from the later one, which was augmented by ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ MJT+3Daddy-O Presents MJT+3 ... LP
Argo, 1960. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the rarest albums of Chicago jazz from the 50s – and one of the greatest, too! Although Walter Perkins' MJT+3 went onto cut a number of records on Vee Jay with a different lineup, this early session features an all-Chicago lineup that differs from the later one, which was augmented by ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with obi!)
Also available Daddy-O Presents MJT+3 ... CD 14.99

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James MoodyHey It's James Moody ... LP
Argo, 1959. Sealed ... $9.99
A magnificent little album – one of James Moody's first collaborations with arranger Tom McIntosh – one of the most sensitive jazz voices of his time. McIntosh works in a world of many tones and colors – and he really pushes Moody past straighter solo approaches, into a mode ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 70s pressing! Cover has a small cutout mark.)

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✨✧ James MoodyJames Moody With Strings ... LP
Argo, 1960. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A rare setting for Moody – a player who rarely cut sides with larger backing, but who sounds really wonderful here! The album's got Moody blowing mostly alto, and a bit of flute – over large backings by Torrie Zito that feature equal parts strings and woodwinds – conducted in a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Cadet pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ James MoodyLast Train From Overbrook ... LP
Argo, 1958. Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wonderful album from Moody – one of his "comeback" albums for Chess/Argo, recorded after his release from the Overbrook institution, hence the title. By this point, Moody was writing and playing with much more of an edge than during his bebop days – and the record certainly ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has some pen, light wear, and aging on the back.)

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✨✧ Shelly Moore with Ramsey LewisFor The First Time ... LP
Argo, 1961. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The only record we've ever seen by this obscure singer – a one-off session for Argo that features small combo backing by a group that's essentially the classic Ramsey Lewis trio, augmented by Eddie Harris, Plas Johnson, and guitarist John Collins. Shelly's got a simple voice – no real ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono teal label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging, with some smudges and a name in pen on back.)

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✨✧ Oliver NelsonFantabulous ... LP
Argo, 1964. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A cool cooker from Oliver Nelson – one of the few 60s albums he cut as a leader with the same sense of soul and swing as his backings for other players! The sound here is right up there with Nelson's work with Jimmy Smith over at Verve – soaring, soulful arrangements that sparkle in ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing. Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)

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Outsiders (Joel Cory & George McKelvey)Cheer Up Me Lads ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good ... $2.99
(Folk/Country) LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label pressing with deep groove.)

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Brock Peters/Vinnette CarrollBeyond The Blues – American Negro Poetry ... LP
Argo (UK), 1963. Very Good+ ... $9.99
(Comedy/Spoken) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has a small sticker, library stamp, some tape remnants, light wear, and glosss separation at the spine. Label has a library sticker.)

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Max RoachMax ... LP
Argo, 1958. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Killer set of bop tracks recorded by Max and other NY bop heavy hitters – like Hank Mobley and Kenny Dorham – plus a guest appearance by Ramsey Lewis on piano, in one of his few non-Chicago, non-trio sides! The record's got that great kind of energy that Roach could hit when he really ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label 70s pressing in a black & white cover, with a small cutout notch.)

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Al Russ OrchestraMany Moods ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good ... $11.99
(Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove.)

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Duke SavageYour Love/Hey Baby ... 7-inch
Argo, 1959. Good ... $0.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Black label pressing. Plays with some surface noise, may improve with a thorough cleaning. Label has a drillhole.)

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Sonny StittBurnin ... LP
Argo, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A great lost gem from Sonny Stitt – one of his most obscure sides for Argo, recorded with a no-nonsense quartet that included Barry Harris on piano, William Austin on bass, and Frank Gant on drums – all on the day after the trio worked together on Harris' Breakin It Up session for the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label 70s pressing in a black & white cover. Cover and labels have some marker.)

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✨✧ Sonny StittSonny Stitt ... LP
Argo, 1958. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A record with a simple, elegant title – and a similar cover image too – but if you know Sonny Stitt, you know there's often plenty beneath the surface, and this classic Chess Records has plenty to offer, once you start listening! The album's right up there with Sonny's work for Roost ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing in a black & white cover, with a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Sonny StittSonny Stitt At The DJ Lounge ... LP
Argo, 1961. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A classic from Stitt – cut during the underground days of the early 60s, when both he and Gene Ammons seemed to be recording for just about every jazz label around, and when they both seemed to be doing an awful lot of work in Chicago. This album was done in a flurry that Jug and Stitt cut ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Cadet pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Billy TaylorTaylor Made Jazz ... LP
Argo, Late 50s. Very Good ... $12.99
Think what you want about Billy Taylor, this session's a nice little cooker that was cut around the same time as Argo's famous hard swing sets by Paul Gonsalves, Jimmy Woode, and Clark Terry – possibly the same time as those sessions, as they all seem to overlap personnel and mood quite a bit. ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Clark TerryOut On A Limb With Clark Terry ... LP
Argo, Late 50s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic album from Clark Terry – head and shoulders above most of his other work, with a sound that's probably only matched by his fine first LP for Emarcy. The record was cut during a batch of sessions that Argo put together in the late 50s – sessions that featured Paul Gonsalves ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on "Blues For Daddyo's Jazz Patio Blues". Cover has discoloration from age.)


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✨✧ Baby Face WilletteMo Rock ... LP
Argo, 1964. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A screamin' set of organ tracks by the legendary Baby Face Willette – one of the best organists of the early 60s, with a sound that's a lot madder than most! This album's one of two that Baby Face cut for Argo Records in Chicago – and it's a firey trio session with Baby Face wailin' ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo Cadet pressing with deep groove. Label on Side One has marker. Cover has some wear, a small sticker on front, and marker on both sides, mostly on back.)

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Lem Winchester & The Ramsey Lewis TrioPerform A Tribute To Clifford Brown ... LP
Argo, 1958. Near Mint- ... $12.99
The great underrated vibist Lem Winchester plays a tribute to the late Clifford Brown, along with the classic Ramsey Lewis trio, which included Eldee Young and Redd Holt. Despite the lack of an actual trumpet on the date (although the cover has a crazy image of the group standing around the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing with deep groove – a great copy!)

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Martin YarbroughMartin Yarbrough Showcase ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good ... $0.99
A set of African-American folk from Chicago, from the city's racially integrated scene that spawned talents like Oscar Brown Jr. and Terry Callier. Martin Yarbrough's got a nice lively style, and he plays here in a style that's sort of a mix between Callier and Brown, with a lot of short folksy ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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John YoungYoung John Young ... LP
Argo, Late 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
John Young was one of a tight core of Chicago soul jazz pianists who strongly influenced that city's jazz tradition. This first LP on Argo is still his best, and it's a darn tough record to find in nice shape. The tracks are simple piano trio material, and a number of them are standards, but ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with a deep groove. Cover has discoloration from age.)

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VariousBlues Vol 2 ... LP
Argo/Chess, 1950s/1960s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Includes performance by Chuck Berry, John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Little Walter, Jimmy Witherspoon, Buddy Guy, and Otis Rush! (Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has light wear and a cut corner.)

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✨✧ VariousBlues Vol 4 ... LP
Argo/Chess, 1950s/1960s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great collection of vintage Chess Records blues – with performance by Billy Stewart, Lowell Fulson, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Willie Mabon, John Lee Hooker, and others! (Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing in a blue cover.)
 
 



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