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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley Sextet In New York ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rock-solid live material from the classic Cannonball Adderley Sextet – a combo who could usually groove even better on a concert date then they could in the studio! The album's one of a number of key live sides from Cannon in the 60s – and although it pre-dates his work on Capitol, it's ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyKnow What I Mean? (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
Beautiful early work from Cannonball Adderley – and a record that's quite different than most of his better known sets from the time! The album's more spare and stripped-down than usual – with Cannon's alto in a quartet alongside Bill Evans on piano, Percy Heath on bass, and Connie Kay ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Cannonball Adderley QuintetCannonball Adderley Quintet Plus ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $9.99
An all-star set from Cannonball Adderley – a hip standout in his pre-Capitol years for Riverside! The "plus" in the title is pianist Wynton Kelly – who works with the group wonderfully on 4 of the album's 6 tracks – bringing in a slightly different feel on the keys than ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Cannonball Adderley QuintetCannonball Adderley Quintet Plus ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
An all-star set from Cannonball Adderley – a hip standout in his pre-Capitol years for Riverside! The "plus" in the title is pianist Wynton Kelly – who works with the group wonderfully on 4 of the album's 6 tracks – bringing in a slightly different feel on the keys than ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Cannonball Adderley Quintet Plus ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Nat AdderleyLittle New York Midtown Music ... CD
Galaxy/OJC, 1979. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An overlooked later gem from the great Nat Adderley – one of the first records cut after the passing of his brother Cannonball, and a set that shows that Nat was definitely ready to carry on the groove! Familiar bandmate Victor Feldman's in the combo alongside Nat's cornet – and Vic ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Mose AllisonCreek Bank (Young Man Mose/Creek Bank) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1958. Used ... $6.99
Like many other 70s reissues in the Prestige/Milestone/fantasy family, this set compiles 2 early albums by Mose. Unlike a lot of his later material, this set's mostly instrumental, though he does get in some vocals on about a third of the tracks. The album features some great work by Allison's ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Spine has a small cutout hole.)

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Gene AmmonsBad Bossa Nova (aka Jungle Soul) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1964. Used ... $8.99
Bad Bossa Nova is right – as Gene Ammons really hits a great groove here – one that's not exactly bossa, but which has lots of Latin and tropical touches! The session makes great use of 2 guitars at the same time – using that of Kenny Burrell for soulful rhythm, but also adding ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsBoss Tenor ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1960. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A soul jazz classic from Gene Ammons – the kind of session that easy made him "boss" on tenor – with a tone and conception that few other players could touch! The set is done in a style that's laidback, but never too loose – bouncing along in that "with conga" ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Boss Tenor ... LP 14.99

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Gene AmmonsFunky ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of Ammons' classic blowing sessions for Prestige, with an all-star lineup that includes Art Farmer, Jackie McLean, Mal Waldron, and Kenny Burrell. The group plays together on 4 long tracks, and in a tight hardbop vein, with long soulful solos from every player. Titles include "Pint ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Gene AmmonsGene Ammons All Star Sessions (aka Woofin & Tweetin) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, Early 50s. Used ... $4.99
A classic album from Gene Ammons – one that features the tenor legend at his prime, working in two different settings! The first batch has Ammons "battling" Sonny Stitt in a set of stuff that features hard twin tenors in the frontline, with the kind of cutting contests the two of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Clear piece of tape inside booklet.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsJammin With Gene – Hi Fi Jam Session ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Ahhhh . . . The Jam Session years of Gene Ammons! This album was one of a number that Jug cut for Prestige during the mid 50s, all excellent examples of how perfectly the label's "blowing session" style could work when it wanted to. The set takes Ammons' tenor, and groups it with an ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsJug ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A real turning point in the career of Gene Ammons – a record that almost returns Ammons to his earthier roots, and in the process helps build up a whole new sound in soul jazz for the 60s! The "Jug" nickname in the title is kind of a joking way to help Ammons stand alongside "M ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsPreachin ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1963. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Kind of an obscure session by Ammons – most likely recorded in that jumble of contracts and conflicting label arrangements in the early 60s – a time when Jug actually did some of his best work! There's no players listed on the notes – which is sometimes typical for these early ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gene Ammons & His All StarsGroove Blues ... CD
Prestige/OJC, Late 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the tasty blowing session albums that Jug cut for Prestige – remarkable in the quality of the players (Coltrane, Mal Waldron, Pepper Adams, and others), and in the relaxed easy groove of the solid soulful tracks. There's 4 long cuts, and they all swing nicely nicely nicely! Titles ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Chet BakerChet Baker In Milan ... CD
Jazzland/OJC, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rare Italian album from Chet Baker – wonderfully cooking small group work that's a far bit greater than his more familiar "with strings" session recorded in Italy during the same period! The album's got Chet working with an array of great players from the local scene – ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Chet BakerChet Baker In New York ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
Quite a great session for Chet Baker – one that has him recording in New York, with a hip lineup that includes some incredibly soulful players! The tunes on the set feature Chet in either quartet or quintet formation – working with Johnny Griffin on tenor, Al Haig on piano, Paul ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Chet BakerChet Baker With Fifty Italian Strings ... CD
Jazzland/OJC, 1959. Used ... $6.99
One of the better-known sessions from Chet Baker's time in Italy at the end of the 50s – a really beautiful album that has Chet working with a string orchestra in a set of lush arrangements that really bring a lot to his sound! The album really sounds great – not sleepy, but warm and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Chet BakerIt Could Happen To You – Chet Baker Sings ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... $4.99
A classic album from Chet – and one that's got a perfect mix of vocal and instrumental moments, of the sort you don't find easily on other albums! Chet plays trumpet and sings, and is backed by Kenny Drew, Sam Jones, and Philly Joe Jones – a different style of group from his west coast ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Chet Baker, Kenny Dorham, Nat Adderley, & OthersNew Blue Horns ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... $8.99
A nice collection, with some previously unissued tracks by Riverside's hippest trumpet players! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Count BasieBasie Jam Session At The Montreux Jazz Festival ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
Features Count Basie on piano, Milt Jackson on vibes, Johnny Griffin on tenor, Roy Eldridge on trumpet, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Louis Bellson on drums! (Jazz) CD

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✨✧ Count Basie & Oscar PetersonSatch & Josh – Count Basie Encounters Oscar Peterson ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful pairing of these two legendary pianists – heard late in the Basie career, in a setting that lets both of them open up nicely! Basie also plays a bit of organ, too. (Jazz) CD

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Tony Bennett/Bill EvansTony Bennett Bill Evans Album ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, 1975. Used ... $1.99
If you've ever doubted the real jazz sensibility of Tony Bennett, then this is an album to change your mind – because Tony's working here in a marvelously unadorned setting – with only the piano of Bill Evans to back him up! The record's a rare gem from years after Bennett was cracking ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ BirdlandersBirdlanders Vol 1 ... CD
Period/OJC, 1954. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features work from Milt Jackson on vibes, JJ Johnson and Kai Winding on trombones, Al Cohn on tenor, and Duke Jordan on piano! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ BirdlandersBirdlanders Vol 2 ... CD
Period/OJC, 1954. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features work from Kai Winding on trombone, Oscar Pettiford on bass, Al Cohn on tenor, and Tal Farlow on guitar! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck Octet ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $4.99
A full LP that combines early work by Dave Brubeck – pulled together from a few 10" LPs, and packaged in a nice cartoony cover. The record features the work of his octet – a group that gives a rare opportunity to hear Brubeck in a large group setting, and one that also features ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Dave BrubeckJazz At The College Of The Pacific ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, 1953. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic early live material from the Dave Brubeck Quartet – already humming along nicely with some great alto sax from Paul Desmond! The group's in fine form here – a bit more relaxed and open than on their Columbia recordings – with plenty of creative piano lines from Dave, ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Ray BryantHere's Ray Bryant ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1976. Used ... Out Of Stock
A simple trio album, but a really great one – the kind that almost re-ignites Ray Bryant's career, which is a hard thing to do, given how many records he's already got under his belt! But somehow, there's really something fresh going on here – an array of sounds and modes that goes far ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kenny Burrell & Jimmy RaneyTwo Guitars ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
A wonderful album by these two jazz guitarists – and one that features them playing in a much harder mode than usual! The album's cut in the open-ended style of some of the Prestige jam session sets – with a very able group that includes Mal Waldron, Art Taylor, Doug Watkins, Donald ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Small cutout hole throuhg rear case and tray card.)

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Kenny Burrell, Al Cohn, Art Farmer, et alEarthy ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A well-named LP, as this hard-grooving blowing session is one of Kenny Burrell's earthiest performances – a no-nonsense, stripped-down batch of hardbop tunes that really lets him let loose! The format here is in the best late 50s Prestige blowing session mode – with rhythm from the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jaki ByardFreedom Together ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1966. Used ... $19.99
A beautiful bit of insanity that properly displays why we think Jaki Byard is one of the greatest overlooked talents of the 60's! Jaki plays here not just on his usual piano – but also electric piano, celeste, vibes, and even a bit of tenor – shifting wonderfully to match the spirit of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jaki ByardHi-Fly ... CD
New Jazz/OJC, 1962. Used ... $18.99
Incredible work from pianist Jaki Byard – an album of subtle genius, and one that shows what a tremendous player he was – even at an early date! At one level, the album's a standard piano trio outing – typical for the time – but in the hands of Byard, the setting quickly ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Teddy Charles/Shorty RogersCollaboration West (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1953. Used ... $11.99
Great vibes from the legendary Teddy Charles – a set that brings together some of his best early moments for Prestige Records! This full set combines two earlier 10" sessions recorded by Charles – both done in LA in 1953, in small group formations with Shorty Rogers on trumpet, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Collaboration West ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Charlie Christian/Dizzy GillespieAfter Hours ... CD
Esoteric/OJC, Early 40s. Used ... Out Of Stock
The roots of bebop! During the early 40s, sets held in Harlem nightclubs, especially the famous Minton's, were seminal to the development of bebop – and you'll hear exactly what we mean on this long overdue CD reissue. The set features material recorded by Jerry Newman at Minton's and ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Arnett CobbMore Party Time ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
It's always Party Time when Arnett Cobb's around – given the strength of his tenor sound, and the overall lively groove of his albums for Prestige! This one's a great follow-up to the first Party Time album – and like that one, it's got some great use of conga at the bottom of an ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ornette ColemanTomorrow Is the Question! ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1959. Used ... $7.99
Tomorrow may be the question, but the record screams "today!" – and even this many years after its recording, this early set by Ornette Coleman has an energy and presence that cannot be denied! The sound here is kind of a rougher take on the mode that would gel more strongly on ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ John ColtraneColtrane (Prestige) (OJC pressing) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
Classic early John Coltrane for Prestige – less a bold statement as a leader than a strong batch of blowing session-styled tracks that show how well Coltrane could hold his own with more established players! The groups on the set vary from track to track – and feature players that ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ John ColtraneLush Life ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957/1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Strong work from John Coltrane's early years as a leader – even if the album is sort of a collection of tracks that Trane recorded for Prestige, instead of a discreetly separate session! Side one features Coltrane's tenor in a spare setting with Earl May on bass and Art Taylor on drums ... (Jazz) read more CD
(BMG music club pressing.)
Also available Lush Life (20 bit remaster) ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ John ColtraneLush Life (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957/1958. Used ... $4.99
Strong work from John Coltrane's early years as a leader – even if the album is sort of a collection of tracks that Trane recorded for Prestige, instead of a discreetly separate session! Side one features Coltrane's tenor in a spare setting with Earl May on bass and Art Taylor on drums ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcover.)

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John ColtraneSoultrane ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1958. Used ... $2.99
A bold early statement from a young John Coltrane – and an album that really has him expanding his talents as a tenor soloist! Coltrane's working here in open-ended quartet format – with backing from the Red Garland trio that includes Paul Chambers and Art Taylor – on a set of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Soultrane ... LP 19.99

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Tadd DameronFontainebleau ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1956. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A beautiful album of material by Tadd Dameron – and one that still stands as one of his greatest moments! The record features 5 long readings of classic Dameron compositions – like "The Scene Is Clean", "Fontainebleau", and "Delerium" – all played by ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Miles DavisCollectors Items ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1953/1956. Used ... $1.99
A session of "collectors items" that Miles Davis recorded for Prestige in the 50s – both dates that were too short to be issued as albums by themselves, combined here into one full length record! The first batch of material is from 1953 – and features Davis working with Sonny ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Please note this CD is missing the rear tray card and is priced accordingly.)

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Miles DavisDig (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1951. Used ... $3.99
A key early appearance on record by Sonny Rollins – recorded here with Miles Davis and Jackie McLean in the landmark Dig session! The album's the stuff that 50s bop dreams are made of – a session that has up-and-coming modernists working in the new freedom of the long playing record, ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Miles DavisWorkin' With The Miles Davis Quintet ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1956. Used ... $3.99
One of the four essential quintet sides Miles Davis cut for Prestige in the mid 50s – all modern jazz classics by anyone's measure, along with Steamin', Relaxin' and Cookin'. These quintet sides established Davis and John Coltrane as a significant force to be reckoned with, and helped set ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Kenny Dorham2 Horns/2 Rhythm (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic early work from Kenny Dorham as a leader – a brilliant set that sparkles with modern touches! The group's a quartet that pairs Kenny's trumpet with the alto sax of the late Ernie Henry – a perfect accompanist that brings out both the brightness in Kenny's horn, and the edgier ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Charles EarlandIntensity (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1972. Used ... $11.99
A wonderfully-named session – as Charles Earland plays here with an intensity that's undeniable! The album marks a key shift for Earland – one away from the more standard soul jazz mode, into a realm of looser, freer rhythms that really take off from the start – knowing no end on ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Teddy EdwardsHeart & Soul ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1962. Used ... $11.99
One of our favorite albums by Teddy Edwards – and one with some organ in the group! This obscure quartet side has Gerry Wiggins playing a rare bit of Hammond – grooving the group with a lean and open-ended soul jazz approach that really has Edwards blowing at his best! The style sits ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Teddy EdwardsTeddy's Ready! ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1960. Used ... $11.99
Excellent set of LA hardbop tracks by the great tenor player Teddy Edwards, with a group that includes Joe Castro, Leroy Vinnegar, and Billy Higgins. Edwards' tone is fantastic, and the tracks give him a chance to show off his soloing talent in a way that he didn't always reach on other recordings. ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Charlie Ventura, Allan Eager, & Others1947 WNEW Saturday Night Swing Session (with bonus track) ... CD
Counterpoint/OJC, 1947. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really great collection – with one half that features a small combo with Roy Eldridge on trumpet and Flip Phillips on tenor – and the other with a group that includes Fats Navarro on trumpet and both Charlie Ventura and Allan Eager on tenor – all recorded live on WNEW in New ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Bill EvansBill Evans Trio At Shelly's Manne-Hole ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great west coast live date from Bill Evans – one that showed that his magic on the keys was equally at home in LA as it was in New York! The session's especially noteworthy for the presence of drummer Larry Bunker – a great player who worked on countless recordings, both jazz and non- ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tommy FlanaganTokyo Recital ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
The title says "recital", but the album's no stiff, starched concert affair – as Tommy Flanagan is right at home on the piano, playing with a fluid grace that makes the record one of his best from the 70s! There's a simple, unadorned quality to the album – one that really ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Tommy Flanagan & Hank JonesOur Delights ... CD
Galaxy/OJC, 1979. Used ... $9.99
Twin pianos from Tommy Flanagan and Hank Jones – with no other instrumentation – played in some great ways that provide an equal balance of rhythmic pulse and lyrical melody! The set's got a sweet stereo split – so that Tommy's in the right channel, and Hank is in the left – ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Red GarlandGarland Of Red ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1956. Used ... $8.99
Simple and soulful elegance from the great Red Garland – prime mid-50s material for Prestige, recorded here with incredible backing from Paul Chambers and Art Taylor! The tightness of the trio is amazing – but never so much so that it gets in the way of Red's warmly introspective modes ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie's Big 4 ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1974. Used ... $6.99
Dizzy's Big 4 here are a quartet of players that includes Ray Brown on bass, Joe Pass on guitar, and Mickey Roker on drums – all of whom work with Dizzy in a lightly skipping groove that's a nice contrast to some of his other 70s work! The style certainly has some of the spacious qualities ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Dizzy Gillespie & MachitoAfro-Cuban Jazz Moods ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great Dizzy Gillespie Latin session recorded during the mid 70s – proof that he could still hold onto the cubop spirit of the old days! The session features a larger group arranged and conducted by Chico O'Farril – who manages to keep a solidly Cuban groove at the base, but really ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Dexter GordonPanther! ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1970. Used ... $7.99
An overlooked US date from 1970 – a set that Dexter Gordon recorded during a quick stop home from his time abroad – really cooking away in the Prestige studios with a great little rhythm section, in ways that are quite different than his better-known European work of the time! The ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Honi GordonHoni Gordon Sings ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1962. Used ... $9.99
An excellent – and obscure – session of female vocals from the 50s! Singer Honi Gordon was part of a harmony group, The Gordons, who sung with Charles Mingus briefly in the 50s – and that modernist tradition is kept strongly in this, her one solo LP. The record's got some ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Wardell GrayWardell Gray Memorial Album Vol 1 ... CD
Prestige/OJC, Early 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the best-ever documents of the young genius of tenorist Wardell Gray – exactly the kind of music that shows why he was one of the biggest and best of the bop saxophonists – before he was taken away from us all too soon! The material here was originally issued on 78s or 45s, and ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Wardell GrayWardell Gray Memorial Album Vol 2 ... CD
Prestige/OJC, Early 50s. Used ... $18.99
One of the best-ever documents of the young genius of tenorist Wardell Gray – exactly the kind of music that shows why he was one of the biggest and best of the bop saxophonists – before he was taken away from us all too soon! The material here was originally issued on 78s or 45s, and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bennie GreenBennie Green With Art Farmer ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1956. Used ... Out Of Stock
A brilliant pairing from the 50s hardbop years at Prestige – the tight trombone of Bennie Green, and the sweet trumpet of Art Farmer – both captured here at an early point when they had plenty of edge! The match is a great one – given the trumpet-like phrasing that often made ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Juanita HallSings The Blues ... CD
Counterpoint/OJC, 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
Great small group backing – with arrangements from pianist Claude Hopkins, plus tenor from Coleman Hawkins, trumpet from Doc Cheatham, and clarinet from Buster Bailey! (Vocalists) CD

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✨✧ Hampton HawesAll Night Session Vol 2 ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1956. Used ... $6.99
A noteworthy session from pianist Hampton Hawes – a rare quartet session from the 50s (at a time when Hawes was mostly working in trios) – and also a three volume set of releases, all recorded in the space of a single night! The album is truly an All Night Session – as the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Small cutout hole through rear case and tray card.)

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✨✧ Hampton HawesSeance ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1966. Used ... Out Of Stock
A nice title for this mid 60s set from Hampton Hawes – given that by this time in his career, Hawes often hits these spun-out lines that are completely entrancing – almost enough to spirit us away to the underworld! The album's a live one, but done with an intimate feel – and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Coleman HawkinsAt Ease With Coleman Hawkins ... CD
Prestige/Moodsville/OJC, 1960. Used ... $4.99
Wonderful late work by Coleman Hawkins – a player who was very much "at ease" with himself at the time, and opened up tremendously on albums like this. The format is beautiful – simple small group backings by Tommy Flanagan, Wendell Marshall, and Osie Johnson – with ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available At Ease With Coleman Hawkins ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Coleman HawkinsHawk Relaxes ... CD
Prestige/Moodsville/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The Hawk Relaxes, but never lets himself go – and a set like this is a great illustration of the gentle genius that made so many later Coleman Hawkins records so great! The relaxed setting for this record is a perfect setting for Hawkins to open up and stretch out – working his tenor ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Roy Haynes With Booker ErvinCracklin' ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1963. Used ... $28.99
A monster! This is a stellar session that has Booker Ervin's tenor fronting a tight group led by drummer Roy Haynes – all with an amazing sense of rhythm that's made the album a standout for years! Ervin is playing in his best modernist vein, and the rhythm section features the excellent ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Cracklin' ... LP 11.99

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Helen HumesTain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1959. Used ... $2.99
Helen Humes gets great small combo backing – from players who include Benny Carter on trumpet, Frank Rosolino on trombone, Teddy Edwards on tenor, Andre Previn on piano, Leroy Vinnegar on bass, and either Shelly Manne or Mel Lewis on drums. (Vocalists) CD
(Please note the tray card is missing one spine and has some clear tape and a cutout mark on one side.)

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Milt JacksonBig Bags – Milt Jackson Orchestra ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $3.99
A sweet larger group session from vibist Milt Jackson – proof that he was really trying to stretch his wings, and get into new things during the 60s! The set's got Milt working with some great help from Tadd Dameron and Ernie Wilkins on larger group arrangements – nicely swinging ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Milt JacksonMilt Jackson Big 4 At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975 ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1975. Used ... $6.99
Milt Jackson's working here with his "Big 4" group – a quartet (natch) that includes Oscar Peterson on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Mickey Roker on drums – all opening up nicely in this laidback live environment! Despite the Montreux hype of the 70s, the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Milt JacksonMilt Jackson Live At The Village Gate ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little set from that time when Milt Jackson was fronting a group that also included Jimmy Heath on tenor – a wonderful pairing of talents that made for some of Milt's most soulful sides of the 60s! Heath's sharp-edged tone is a great contrast to Jackson's smoother touch on the vibes ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Milt JacksonNight Mist ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1981. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Eddie JeffersonBody & Soul ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1968. Used ... $6.99
Seminal work from one of the hippest jazz singers ever – a session that showed the world that Eddie Jefferson was firmly back in business during the 60s! The set's got a really rollicking feel, and a bit more influence from soul than the bop of Eddie's roots – with elements of gospel ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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Budd JohnsonBudd Johnson & The Four Brass Giants ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $9.99
Budd Johnson was one of those players from the old days who was continually drawing praise from younger and hipper musicians – crediting Budd with a tone and talent that was forever an inspiration to them. Case in point is this 1960 session, issued as part of the hip Cannonball Adderley ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ JJ Johnson & Kai Winding/Bennie GreenKai & Jay/Bennie Green With Strings ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1952/1954. Used ... $5.99
A great pairing of sides by two of the fifties greatest trombone acts! JJ Johnson and Kai Winding are on one side, with a boppish set of tunes, and Bennie Green's on the other, with a tight string ensemble. The music holds little surprises, but there's some nice takes on standards and of course, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Kai & Jay/Bennie Green With Strings ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Thad Jones, Frank Wess, Teddy Charles, & OthersOlio ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic Prestige jam session from the late 50s – one with Thad Jones on trumpet, Frank Wess on tenor and flute, Teddy Charles on vibes, Mal Waldron on piano, Doug Watkins on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums. Charles is amazing, as he is on all of his Prestige recordings, and he plays with a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Wynton KellyKelly Blue ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $3.99
A great little session from Wynton Kelly – one that has him breaking out of the lyrical roots of his trio work, and hitting some harder notes as a leader of a larger hardbop group! The album features Kelly working in both trio and sextet format – the latter with players who include Nat ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Barney KesselBarney Kessel Plays Standards – Barney Kessel Vol 2 ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1954/1955. Used ... $7.99
A wonderfully laidback album from Barney Kessel – gentle guitar stepping around familiar standards, but all with a hip sort of west coast 50s flavor! The main group on the album features Bob Cooper on oboe and tenor, Claude Williamson on piano, Monty Budwig on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Barney Kessel Plays Standards – Barney Kessel Vol 2 ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ King Pleasure/Annie RossKing Pleasure Sings/Annie Ross Sings (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A record that revolutionized the concept of jazz vocals in the 50s – thanks to famous performances by Annie Ross and King Pleasure! The tracks on the LP include Ross' early interpretations of Wardell Gray's classics "Twisted" and "Farmer's Market", and the King Pleasure ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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Steve LacySoprano Sax ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used ... $11.99
A stone classic from Steve Lacy – a record that was nearly as important to the soprano sax in jazz as it was to Lacy in his career! In one record, Lacy almost single-handedly takes the soprano sax into the modern age – working before Coltrane and others to push the instrument from its ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Rod Levitt OrchestraDynamic Sound Patterns Of The Rod Levitt Orchestra ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
"Dynamic" is right – as Rod's one of the hippest large group arrangers of his time! The album's a really wonderful record that features Rod leading an octet with a distinctly modern touch – almost building off the styles of Kenton groups of the 50s, but with more of the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Dynamic Sound Patterns Of The Rod Levitt Orchestra ... LP 9.99

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✨✧ Johnny LytleNice & Easy ... CD
Jazzland/OJC, 1962. Used ... $16.99
An unusual record for vibist Johnny Lytle – one that has him breaking from his usual trio formation, to work in a super-tight lineup that includes some soul jazz heavyweights! The sound's quite different than Lytle's usual mix of organ and vibes, but still pretty darn great – thanks to ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Herbie MannFlute Flight ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used ... $13.99
Better than you might think – and a nice set of flute-oriented hardbop that has Herbie Mann playing next to Belgian flautist Bobby Jaspar! The pair of them trade off lines in a couple of long tracks that have that Prestige "blowin' session" feel to them, with lots of spare rhythm ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Shelly ManneMy Fair Lady (Contemporary) ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1956. Used ... $4.99
A key early entry in the "jazz meets Broadway" genre – and a record that was so successful, it went onto inspire countless imitations! Shelly Manne's working here in a lightly playful trio setting – alongside Andre Previn on piano and Leroy Vinnegar on bass, in a reading of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available My Fair Lady (Contemporary) ... LP 9.99

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✨✧ Jackie McLeanLights Out! ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1956. Used ... Out Of Stock
Early genius from Jackie McLean – arguably his best pre-Blue Note album, and a sinister batch of hardbop tracks recorded with a great group that includes Donald Byrd on trumpet and Elmo Hope on piano! The tracks are long, with a bit of the "blowing session" feel of other Prestige ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus At The Bohemia ... CD
Debut/OJC/ZYX (Germany), 1955. Used ... Out Of Stock
Seminal early work from Charles Mingus – a session that really shows him beginning to work in tightly arranged, deeply resonant styles – pushing much more deeply towards the brilliance of the late 50s! The set's recorded with a great lineup that includes Mal Waldron, Max Roach, and the ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1953/1954. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A full length set that compiles earlier sessions cut under either the name of Thelonious Monk or Sonny Rollins – most of them together in the same group! At the time of recording, Monk was an established figure on the bop scene, but Rollins was still a fresh voiced up-and-comer – yet ... (Jazz) read more CD
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Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins (20 bit remaster) ... CD 6.99
Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins ... CD 24.99

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk With John Coltrane ... CD
Jazzland/OJC, 1957/Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
An interesting little LP that compiles alternate takes from Monk's classic album for Riverside – Monk's Music – the session that featured the unique twin tenor lineup of John Coltrane and Coleman Hawkins. The album features 4 different alternates of tunes from that set – "Nut ... (Jazz) read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing, back cover of booklet has some pencil.)

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Wes MontgomeryIncredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $1.99
They're not kidding with the title of this one – because although the record was only Wes Montgomery's second album as a leader, he was already making plenty of waves with the sound of his guitar! The session lines Wes up with the very tight rhythm team of Tommy Flanagan on piano, Percy ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Mark MurphyRah ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $4.99
Great early work by Mark Murphy – a set that's different than the cool breeziness of his 70s work, and done with an approach that's a lot hipper than most of his 60s contemporaries! Ernie Wilkins handles the arrangements, and there's a rollicking soul jazz groove here that's a bit unusual ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print. Tray card is missing one spine.)
Also available Rah ... LP 7.99

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Phineas NewbornWorld Of Piano ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1961. Used ... $4.99
Maybe not a "world" of piano, but a real classic from Phineas Newborn – a record that marks a harder, more soulful sound than some of his 50s work – shaking free from some of his flowery touches on the keys, and digging much deeper into the groove of his Memphis roots! The ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Lennie NiehausZounds – The Lennie Niehaus Octet ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1954/1956. Used ... Out Of Stock
Pretty incredible work from Lennie Niehaus – one of his seminal albums for Contemporary – nearly all of which were as poorly titled as this one, but equally worth checking out! This side has Lennie grooving on alto – blowing in a tighter, harder style than most west coasters ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Joe PassIra, George, & Joe ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Joe Pass plays a host of Gershwin-penned material – working in a spare combo with a slightly different sound than usual! Pass' guitar still has that deep, round tone that you'll hear on his best Pablo sides – but the group also features rhythm guitar from John Pisano, who makes for a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Art PepperArt Pepper Quartet ... CD
Tampa/OJC, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Incredible work from alto genius Art Pepper – one of our favorite albums ever by the saxophonist – and a set that we actually love even more than his classic albums for the Contemporary label! Art's in a setting here that really lets him put a lot of edginess on his horn – ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Art Pepper & George CablesGoin' Home ... CD
Galaxy/OJC, 1982. Used ... $5.99
A great spare set from Art Pepper – a date that features Art on alto and clarinet, with piano from George Cables. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, original OJC pressing.)

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✨✧ Art PepperRoadgame (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Galaxy/OJC, 1981. Used ... Out Of Stock
Great late work from Art Pepper – a relaxed, open-ended live date that really shows off Pepper's mature blowing from these crucial years! The group's grounded by a great rhythm section – George Cables on piano, David Williams on bass, and Carl Burnett on drums – opening up these ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Art PepperWinter Moon (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Galaxy/OJC, 1980. Used ... $9.99
A beautiful late "with strings" session from Art Pepper – with some piano by Stanley Cowell! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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✨✧ Oscar PetersonGood Life ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1973. Used ... Out Of Stock
Oscar Peterson's living the vida bueno here – returning to the London House in Chicago, over a decade after his famous recording date in the early 60s – and working with a very different style overall! The tracks are long, and quite open – a great way to hear Peterson working out ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Oscar Peterson/Joe Pass/Niels PedersenTrio ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1973. Used ... $6.99
A tight trio recording – with Niels Orsted Henning Pedersen on bass and Joe Pass on guitar – recreating the drum-less trio style that Oscar Peterson used in the 50s – but on longer tracks that spin out nicely! Titles include "Chicago Blues", "Blues Etude", ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Andre PrevinAndre Previn Plays Songs By Vernon Duke ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1958. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Flora PurimButterfly Dreams ... CD
Milestone/OJC, 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Pure vocal magic – featuring the lovely Flora Purim at the height of her California powers – working in a sublime mix of jazz, fusion, and Brazilian rhythms – a sound that she virtually invented! The group on the set is one of her greatest of the time – with players that ... (Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Quintet (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, & OthersJazz At Massey Hall ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, 1953. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A legendary concert – recorded at Massey Hall in Toronto, with a previously-unmatched quintet of superstar bop players – Charlie Parker on alto, Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet, Bud Powell on piano, Charles Mingus on bass, and Max Roach on drums – all coming together in a performance ... (Jazz) read more CD
 
 



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