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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyAfrican Waltz (plus bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Pretty darn hip stuff – and with some great soloing by Cannonball! The record features Adderley's alto fronting a large group conducted by Ernie Wilkins, and featuring a host of hip players like Melba Liston, Oliver Nelson, Jerome Richardson, Ray Barretto, Sam Jones, and Wynton Kelly. The ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley Quintet In San Francisco ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good- ... $19.99
One of the greatest Cannonball Adderley albums from the Riverside years – a completely smoking live date recorded in San Francisco, often with long tracks that really let the group open up and do their thing! The lineup here is that classic one that first grabbed attention – the group ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-311, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has a split top seam, heavy edge wear, and discoloration from age.)

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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
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyNippon Soul (plus bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1963. Used ... $9.99
A swingin' Japanese concert by one of Cannonball's best groups from the 60's. Joe Zawinul's on piano, brother Nat's on cornet, Sam Jones is on bass, and Louis Hayes is on drums. But the real treat here is Yusef Lateef, who does some excellent reed work on tenor, flute, and oboe – and who's ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Cannonball AdderleyThem Dirty Blues ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good ... $29.99
One of the all-time great ones by Cannonball! This record captures him in the prime of his early soul jazz fame – working with an unbelievably heavy quintet that featured Bobby Timmons on piano (with Barry Harris sitting in on a few tracks), Sam Jones on bass, Louis Hayes on drums, and ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label/silver text mono pressing, RLP 12-322, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some light wear and a split top seam – but vinyl is nice and clean.)

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✨✧ Cannonball Adderley QuintetCannonbal Adderley Quintet Plus ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Very Good+ ... Temporarily 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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing – with Riverside in silver text, but no logo. Cover seams have a small bit of splitting, but cover is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Chet BakerChet – Ballads By Chet Baker (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Riverside/Craft, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of a handful of late 50s albums that Chet Baker recorded for Riverside – all of which are some of his last great 50s work in the studio, before a shift in the 60s to a wider-ranging approach to his music! The style here is definitely in the "classic" Baker mode set down for ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great pressing – heavy vinyl and cover, and cut from original analog masters by Kevin Gray!)

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✨✧ Chet BakerChet – Ballads By Chet Baker (plus bonus track) (Keepnews collection) ... CD
Riverside, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of a handful of late 50s albums that Chet Baker recorded for Riverside – all of which are some of his last great 50s work in the studio, before a shift in the 60s to a wider-ranging approach to his music! The style here is definitely in the "classic" Baker mode set down for ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Chet BakerChet Baker In New York (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Riverside/Craft, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... 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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Great pressing – heavy vinyl and cover, and cut from original analog masters by Kevin Gray!)

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✨✧ Chet BakerIt Could Happen To You – Chet Baker Sings ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of Chet Baker's most classic albums of the 50s – a record that features both vocals and strong trumpet solos – all from a time when Baker was one of the hottest things going in jazz! The album's different from records from previous years, in that it moves Baker from LA to New York ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Spine has a small index sticker.)

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✨✧ Chet BakerIt Could Happen To You – Chet Baker Sings (180 gram stereo pressing) ... LP
Riverside/Craft, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of Chet Baker's most classic albums of the 50s – a record that features both vocals and strong trumpet solos – all from a time when Baker was one of the hottest things going in jazz! The album's different from records from previous years, in that it moves Baker from LA to New York ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice pressing – heavy cover and vinyl – and cut from analog masters done by Kevin Gray!)

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Chet BakerPlays The Best Of Lerner & Loewe (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Riverside, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A record that hides a bit under its title and cover – looking like a songbook session, and without Chet Baker's dreamy face on the front – but one that stands every bit as strongly with Baker's other late 50s sessions for Riverside, and done with an equally nice set of New York elements ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great pressing – heavy vinyl and cover, and cut from original analog masters by Kevin Gray!)

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✨✧ Art BlakeyKyoto ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
Quite possibly the best of the non-Blue Note Blakey sides from the early 60s – and an excellent outing from the sextet version of the Jazz Messengers that included Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Wayne Shorter, Cedar Walton, and Reggie Workman! The format here is a big tighter than some of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Evans BradshawPieces of Eighty Eight (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
A killer set of trio work from pianist Evans Bradshaw – an obscure player we only know from his two rare dates for Riverside Records! Bradshaw's got a nicely angular approach to the piano – and a romping left hand that reminds us a lot of the hipper pianists working in Chicago at the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John Benson Brooks with Cannonball AdderleyAlabama Concerto ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
A groundbreaking album – not only for Cannonball Adderley, but for the jazz concerto format, used to strong effect here in this excellent modernist composition by John Benson Brooks! The album's based on a number of historical and mythical southern themes – and although it gets a bit ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Charlie ByrdBossa Nova Pelos Passaros ... CD
Riverside/OJC, Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Guitarist Charlie Byrd was one of the first American players to record bossa nova tunes – but although his work with Stan Getz has always been well-documented, some of the titles under his own name can be quite hard to come by. This is one of the best ones that Charlie cut on his own – ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Charlie ByrdByrd At The Gate ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1963. Used ... $9.99
Byrd's trio gets some great help here from Clark Terry on trumpet and Seldon Powell on tenor – in tracks that include "More", "Ela Me Deixou", "Broadway", "Some Other Spring", and "Shiny Stockings". (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Charlie ByrdGuitar Artistry Of Charlie Byrd ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
Artistry is a word that's not used lightly here – as the album gives Charlie Byrd plenty of space to show off his deepest talents on the acoustic guitar – in a spare trio setting with Keter Betts on bass and the lesser-known Buddy Deppenschmidt on drums! The format is one that was rare ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Charlie ByrdSolo Flight ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1965. Used ... $12.99
Key solo work from Charlie Byrd – a record that features his playing on acoustic guitar, and no other accompaniment – bravely recorded at a time when most players of his nature were shifting towards larger arrangements. And yes, Byrd was also working in that format at the time, too ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Charlie Byrd Trio & WoodwindsByrd In The Wind ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
A sweet batch of gentle tunes from guitarist Charlie Byrd – one of his first albums as a leader, recorded in his hometown of Washington DC, with backings by a small woodwind group. A few tracks have some strong solos by tenorist Buck Hill – an under-recorded DC player – and a few ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Spine has a small cutout hole.)

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Steve ClaytonThey Say In Time/Let's Tell Them Now ... 7-inch
Riverside, 1959. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Label on Side A has a small sticker and some pen.)

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✨✧ Kenny DorhamThis Is The Moment – Kenny Dorham Sings & Plays ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An unusual little session for Kenny Dorham – one in which he sings as well as plays trumpet – perhaps taking a page out of Chet Baker's book, but with a completely different approach! The group features Curtis Fuller, Cedar Walton, Sam Jones, and Charlie Persip on drums – who is ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful original pressing – small label, deep groove, silver text, and microphone logo! Note: Vinyl has a pressing flaw that clicks for a few spins on the first track on each side – but otherwise, the record is nearly perfect, and so is the cover.)

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Kenny Dorham with Cannonball AdderleyBlue Spring ... CD
Riverside, 1959. Used ... $9.99
A pretty warm and lyrical set by Kenny – accompanied here by a larger group that includes Cecil Payne, David Amram, and Cannonball Adderley on horns, plus a young Cedar Walton on piano. Dorham wrote 4 of the album's tracks, and they provide a perfect showcase for his polished trumpet style. ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Kenny DrewRiverside Collection – Trio/Quartet/Quintet ... CD
Riverside, 1956/1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
A collection of sides from Kenny Drew's mid-50s years at Riverside – one of the first labels to really give him the chance to record in a variety of settings, as you might guess from the title! Kenny plays in trio formation on side one – with either Paul Chambers or Wilbur Ware on bass ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Father Joseph DustinMore Songs Father Taught Me ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Folk/Country) LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer Productions pressing with deep groove. Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Father Joseph DustinSongs Father Taught Me ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Folk/Country) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has some wear and splitting with an inscription in pen on the back.)

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Bill EvansBill Evans Trio At Shelly's Manne-Hole ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1963. Used ... $6.99
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 CD

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✨✧ Bill EvansEverybody Digs Bill Evans ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Everybody Digs Bill Evans – or at least it certainly seems that way from the cover endorsements by Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, and Ahmad Jamal – but the real proof is in the record, and the set is a great one from Bill's classic years on Riverside! Evans is at the peak of his ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Everybody Digs Bill Evans (with bonus track) ... CD 4.99

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Bill EvansEverybody Digs Bill Evans (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... $4.99
Everybody Digs Bill Evans – or at least it certainly seems that way from the cover endorsements by Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, and Ahmad Jamal – but the real proof is in the record, and the set is a great one from Bill's classic years on Riverside! Evans is at the peak of his ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bill EvansForever ... CD
Riverside/Verve (Japan), 1960s. Used ... $9.99
A nice Japanese only collection of tracks from Bill Evans prime years with Riverside and Verve – includes "Peace Piece", "Autumn Leaves", "Waltz For Debby", "Easy To Love", "Polka Dots and Moonbeams", "Round Midnight", and "Alice ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, 1999 pressing with 20bit K2 mastering – includes obi.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansHow My Heart Sings ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Very Good- ... $39.99
Magical music from the very first note – the kind of record you need to hear if you've ever doubted the genius of Bill Evans! The sound here is subtle, and supple – but still often more revolutionary than that of the countless albums it inspired in years to come – and Evans is ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo Orpheum pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, with a bent corner at the bottom left.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansHow My Heart Sings ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Magical music from the very first note – the kind of record you need to hear if you've ever doubted the genius of Bill Evans! The sound here is subtle, and supple – but still often more revolutionary than that of the countless albums it inspired in years to come – and Evans is ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available How My Heart Sings ... LP 39.99

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✨✧ Bill EvansHow My Heart Sings (SACD/SHM CD pressing) ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
Magical music from the very first note – the kind of record you need to hear if you've ever doubted the genius of Bill Evans! The sound here is subtle, and supple – but still often more revolutionary than that of the countless albums it inspired in years to come – and Evans is ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Japanese SHM CD pressing – SACD/DSD.)
Also available How My Heart Sings ... LP 39.99

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Bill EvansInterplay ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.98
A real standout in the Bill Evans catalog for Riverside – and that's saying a lot, given how important all of his Riverside albums are! The session's a rare quintet outing for Evans – one that breaks the mode of the usual trio format by adding in Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and Jim Hall ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bill EvansJazz Showcase ... CD
Riverside/OJC, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $3.99
A nice overview of Bill Evans' Riverside years that features key work with Scott LeFaro as well as Jim Hall, Freddie Hubbard, Paul Motian, and others. Tracks include "Waltz For Debby", "Re: Person I Knew", "Peace Piece", "Autumn Leaves", "Interplay" ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Bill EvansMoonbeams ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A very hip set from Bill Evans' second trio – the legendary lineup that featured Chuck Israels on bass and Paul Motian on drums! Both players bring Evans' sound to an even greater level of spaciousness – allowing for lyrical interplay that's completely amazing, and even furthers the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bill EvansOriginal Jazz Classics Collection ... CD
OJC/Riverside/Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s. Used ... $0.99
A 6-track sampler with selections from "New Jazz Conceptions", "Everybody Digs Bill Evans", "At The Village Vanguard", and "Waltz For Debby". (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansPortrait In Jazz ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic set to feature the Bill Evans Trio with the great Scott Lafaro on bass and Paul Motian on drums! Listening to the set we're reminded of what always brings us back to Evans' playing – a quality that's often described as moody, but which is really is quite spry and lively throughout ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bill EvansSunday At The Village Vanguard (XRCD pressing) ... CD
Riverside/JVC (Japan), 1961. Used (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of Bill Evans' landmark sessions with the young bassist Scott LaFaro – a player who made key contributions on every record he touched, then left this earth far too soon in his career! The live session's a perfect demonstration of the way that the Evans trio format not only re-worked the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansWaltz For Debby ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1961. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An incredible album from Bill Evans – and maybe THE record you need in your collection if you're trying to understand his contribution to jazz! The album's one of Evan's first sides from the Village Vanguard – and features the legendary trio that included Scott LaFaro on bass and Paul ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Victor FeldmanMerry Olde Soul ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the best Victor Feldman albums recorded in the US – a really solidly swinging set of tunes, cut in New York with a hip trio that includes Sam Jones on bass and Louis Hayes on drums – plus Hank Jones on piano, on the few tracks of the album that feature Feldman playing the vibes! ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Victor FeldmanMerry Olde Soul ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
One of the best Victor Feldman albums recorded in the US – a really solidly swinging set of tunes, cut in New York with a hip trio that includes Sam Jones on bass and Louis Hayes on drums – plus Hank Jones on piano, on the few tracks of the album that feature Feldman playing the vibes! ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 9366, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, half split top seam, mostly split bottom seam, and initials in marker on back.)

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✨✧ Don FriedmanDreams & Explorations ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Easily one of the most modern recordings made by pianist Don Friedman in his early years – a set of forward-thinking numbers done with a quartet that includes guitar Atilla Zoller! As with Zoller's own work from the time, there's a freewheeling approach here that slides effortlessly between ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Tray card has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Barry HarrisPreminado ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album that's as evocative as its title – one that features a young Barry Harris stepping out with the kind of sound that first got him noticed right away! There's a bit of a bop influence in the way he hits the keys on the set, but the overall approach is often more lyrically soulful ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Coleman HawkinsThink Deep ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Late 60s issue of a fantastic Coleman Hawkins session from the late 50s – recorded with a septet that included Idrees Sulieman, Hank Jones, JJ Johnson, and Oscar Pettiford – and with an open-ended tone that veers towards the Prestige blowing session mode, but which is also tighter, and ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Riverside/ABC pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole and is bent a bit at the corners.)

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✨✧ Ernie HenryPresenting Ernie Henry ... LP
Riverside, 1956. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the few records ever cut by this fantastic alto player from the mid 50s! Henry most famously worked with Monk, but his albums as a leader are great – and this one features Kenny Dorham, Kenny Drew, Wilbur Ware, and Art Taylor, all components of a totally solid Riverside lineup. ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover is bent a bit around the edges.)

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✨✧ Milt JacksonBig Bags – Milt Jackson Orchestra ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 JacksonFor Someone I Love – Milt Jackson & Big Brass ... CD
Riverside, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
A surprisingly nice pairing – the vibes of Milt Jackson and some larger horn backings that fall heavy on the trumpet and trombone side of the spectrum! The sound's not nearly as heavy or hokey as you'd expect – thanks to arrangements by Melba Liston – and the horns do a nice job ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Milt Jackson & Wes MontgomeryBags Meets Wes! (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside, 1961. Used ... $6.99
A beautiful combination we'd like to hear more of – one that comes from the meeting of Milt Jackson's vibes and the guitar of Wes Montgomery – both recorded here in easygoing brilliance! The session's a nice break from the usual sound of both players at the time – and although ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Yusef LateefCentaur & The Phoenix ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An ambitious larger group album from Yusef Lateef – and one that's carried off with all the genius of his smaller group sessions from the time! Yusef himself is working with a variety of reed instruments – including tenor sax, oboe, flute, and argol – amongst a larger horn ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing – Riverside name, but no microphone logo, in silver text. Cover has light wear on the top and bottom seam, and one small mark from an old sticker.)

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✨✧ Rod Levitt OrchestraDynamic Sound Patterns Of The Rod Levitt Orchestra ... LP
Riverside, 1964. Near Mint- ... 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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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George LewisGeorge Lewis Of New Orleans ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1946. Used ... $6.99
With Jim Robinson on trombone, Joe Howard on tuba, Isadore Barbarin on mellophance, and Baby Dodds on drums – plus vocals by Sister Berenice Phillips and Harold Lewis. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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George LewisJazz At Vespers ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1954. Used ... $6.99
George Lewis on clarinet, Avery Howard on trumpet, Jim Robinson on trombone, Alton Purnell on piano, Lawrence Marrero on banjo, Alcide Slow "Drag" Pavageau on bass & Joe Watkins on drums. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Meade Lux LewisBlues Piano Artistry Of Meade Lux Lewis ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features Lewis on piano and celeste. Tracks include "Hammer Chatter", "Bear Trap Stomp", "C-Jam Blues", "Fate", "Frompy Stomp", "Rough Seas", and "Celeste Bounce". (Jazz) CD
(CONDITION NOTE: this copy is missing the rear tray card and is priced accordingly.)

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Abbey LincolnAbbey Is Blue ... LP
Riverside/Craft, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99 On May 28, 2021
Key early work by Abbey – not so much the "blue" album you'd guess from the title, but a session that's filled with the kind of anger and emotion that makes us love her so much when she's this good! The group here is very hip – an ensemble brought to the date by her then-partn ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Also available Abbey Is Blue (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ Abbey LincolnAbbey Is Blue ... CD
Riverside, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Key early work by Abbey – no so much the "blue" album you'd guess from the title, but a session that's filled with the kind of anger and emotion that makes us love her so much when she's this good! The group here is very hip – an ensemble brought to the date by her then-partne ... (Vocalists) read more CD
Also available Abbey Is Blue (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 19.99

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Abbey LincolnAbbey Is Blue (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1959. Used ... $19.99
Key early work by Abbey – no so much the "blue" album you'd guess from the title, but a session that's filled with the kind of anger and emotion that makes us love her so much when she's this good! The group here is very hip – an ensemble brought to the date by her then-partne ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Abbey LincolnThat's Him! ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Abbey Lincoln's earliest albums – an all star session recorded with backing by Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Max Roach! Abbey's still pretty straight at this point – singing a variety of wispy love songs and emotional tunes – but she's also ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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✨✧ Abbey LincolnThat's Him! ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
One of Abbey Lincoln's earliest albums – an all star session recorded with backing by Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Max Roach! Abbey's still pretty straight at this point – singing a variety of wispy love songs and emotional tunes – but she's also ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Japanese Victor pressing, SMJ-6155M, with obi and insert.)

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✨✧ Mundell LoweGrand Night For Swinging ... CD
Prestige/Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very hip album that shows that Mundell Lowe was much more than just a regular jazz guitarist. Lowe emerges here as a relatively hip modernist – working in a small combo that includes Ed Thigpen on drums, Billy Taylor on piano, and Les Grinage on bass, as well as occasional alto work by ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Mundell LoweMundell Lowe Quartet ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1955. Used ... $16.99
A great record from a great guitarist – one of Mundell Lowe's best small group sessions of the 50s, and a record with a wonderful sound overall! One of the key factors in the record's success is the presence of pianist Dick Hyman – who plays organ as well as piano here (plus celeste on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johnny LytleVillage Caller ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
A funky vibes classic – and a landmark set from Detroit vibist Johnny Lytle! The set's one of the purest examples of Johnny's great early groove – a tightly stepping version of soul jazz that played big in the clubs at the time, and which has forever made Lytle one of the favorites of ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Mangione Brothers SextetJazz Brothers ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Think what you want about Chuck and his 70s hits, this version of the Mangione Brothers is a cooker! Chuck is on trumpet, Gap is on piano, and the rest of the group features Larry Combs on alto, Sal Nistico on tenor, Bill Saunders on bass, and Roy McCurdy on drums – all grooving in a nice ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Blue MitchellCup Bearers ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
One of the first albums to really show Blue Mitchell's genius as a leader – recorded past the more formulaic bop modes of some of his other Riverside sessions, and handled with a lyrical edge that really gets at the best aspects of his playing. Of course, part of the reason for this is that ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Blue MitchellOut Of The Blue ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nice hardbop from Blue Mitchell! He's heading up a quintet with Benny Golson, and Golson brings a tightness to the session that's missing from some of Blue's other Riverside albums. Art Blakey's on drums, and the bass position's held by either Sam Jones or Paul Chambers, both of which make for a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Blue MitchellSmooth As The Wind ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A slightly different record than usual for Blue – not as down-n-dirty and funky, but more "smooth as the wind" – with Blue blowing solos over larger arrangements by Tadd Dameron and Benny Golson, a small string group mixed with jazz and horn backings. Given the hipness of the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 9367, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light surface wear and aging, with some wear at the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1956. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.99
A brilliant title for this brilliant album from Thelonious Monk – a set that really has him coming back strongly in the second half of the 50s – with a new talent for arrangements that really goes past his previous work! Monk's piano and compositions are every bit as great as before ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk In France (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $6.99
Live material recorded in France during the early 60s – when Thelonious Monk was working with his super genius stripped-down quartet that featured Charlie Rouse on tenor, John Ore on bass, and Frank Dunlop on drums! The tracks are a simple but elegant expression of Monk's ideals – laid ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Himself ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
A classic outing of solo piano by Thelonious Monk – a format that wasn't used often, but which always made for some really compelling work! Monk in this mode is often different than the bolder leader of a trio or larger group – and there's a more introspective quality to the record ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $5.99
A unique large group effort from Thelonious Monk – but one that bristles with all the angular energy of his other great work for Riverside! The group here is a tentet – filled with excellent players who include Donald Byrd, Phil Woods, Pepper Adams, Eddie Bert, Robert Northern, and ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1955. Used ... $4.99
Thelonious Monk plays the music of Duke Ellington – but as you can imagine, the sound here is quite different than usual! At a time when Ellington was working mostly in large group format for the mainstream, Monk's presentation of his standards in trio format is a wonderful way to unlock ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkTwo Hours with Thelonious – European Concerts By Thelonious Monk ... CD
Riverside, 1961. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
The original 2LP set that brought together material that was later issued on the Monk In Italy and Monk In France albums – landmark live sides from a 1961 European tour! The set features the killer 60s Monk quartet with Charlie Rouse, John Ore and Fark Dunlop. 20 tracks in all, including ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Thelonious Monk & John ColtraneComplete 1957 Riverside Recordings ... CD
Riverside/Concord, 1957. Used 2 CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A massively expanded package of music – filled with previously unreleased gems! The 2CD set features a landmark collaboration between John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk – two generations of jazz modern, working here to create some really incredible music! The core of this material is ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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Wes MontgomeryArtistry Of Wes Montgomery ... CD
Riverside, Early 60s. Used ... $3.99
Includes the songs "Round Midnight", "Four On Six", "Klactoveedsedstene", "Says You Remember", "Cotton Tail", "Jingles", "Cariba", "Tune Up", "Dearly Beloved", and "Freddie The Freeloader". (Jazz) CD

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryBoss Guitar ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1963. Used ... $6.99
Early greatness from Wes Montgomery – and a session that's got a gritty edge that takes Wes back to his Indianapolis roots! The album's one of the few of the time to feature the unsung Hammond hero Mel Rhyne – a player who worked with Wes at his start, but has only gotten stronger ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Boss Guitar ... LP 21.99

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Wes MontgomeryBoss Guitar ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.98
Early greatness from Wes Montgomery – and a session that's got a gritty edge that takes Wes back to his Indianapolis roots! The album's one of the few of the time to feature the unsung Hammond hero Mel Rhyne – a player who worked with Wes at his start, but has only gotten stronger ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Boss Guitar ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryFull House (Keepnews collection – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
With grooves this great, the house must have been full – and the album's a gem of an early live date by Wes Montgomery, recorded in Berkeley with a quartet that includes Johnny Griffin on tenor, Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums! The tunes have a nicely ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Traycard has some light wear & a cutout mark through the barcode.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryFusion ... CD
Riverside, Early 60s. Used ... $7.99
A pretty darn important album for Wes – as it was his first session with the sort of larger arrangements that would later make him huge! Although Montgomery was mostly recording for Riverside in small combos, this session has him playing in front of larger backings by Jimmy Jones – not ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryMovin' Along ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wes Montgomery with a bit of sax and flute – a nice change from the sound of some of his other early records, thanks to key work on the set from James Clay! Clay plays mostly flute on the record, but does so with a hard edge that reminds us of Frank Wess' work from the same stretch – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has surface wear and some aging. Vinyl has a short click on "Movin' Along".)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomerySo Much Guitar! ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
So much guitar – but never too much, given that Wes was the real master of sound and space, even at this early point in his career! The album's one that tries to break Montgomery from some of his smaller combo albums for Riverside, and pair him with a few bigger names – Hank Jones on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery Trio (aka A Dynamic New Jazz Sound) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $4.99
Wes Montgomery's first album as a leader – a relatively obscure set that has him playing in a trio with Indianapolis bandmates Mel Rhyne on organ and Paul Parker on drums – a mode that strongly recalls Montgomery's roots in the Indy scene at the time! If you only know the later, famous ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Wes Montgomery Trio (aka A Dynamic New Jazz Sound) ... LP 28.99

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Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery Trio (aka A Dynamic New Jazz Sound) ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Near Mint- ... $28.99
Wes Montgomery's first album as a leader – a relatively obscure set that has him playing in a trio with Indianapolis bandmates Mel Rhyne on organ and Paul Parker on drums – a mode that strongly recalls Montgomery's roots in the Indy scene at the time! If you only know the later, famous ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – Victor VIJ 144.)
Also available Wes Montgomery Trio (aka A Dynamic New Jazz Sound) ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Wes Montgomery TrioPortrait Of Wes ... CD
Riverside/OJC, Early 60s. Used ... $12.99
Early work by Wes – cut with his early trio that included the wonderful Melvin Rhyne on organ! The sound is tight and freer than some of Wes' later recordings – a bit more in the pocket, too, showing the roots of the Indianapolis scene from which Wes was just emerging at the time. ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Montgomery BrothersGroove Yard ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $8.99
Ah for the genius of the Montgomery Brothers – a sweet combo from the Indy scene that featured Wes Montgomery alongside brothers Monk and Buddy! Wes is on guitar, natch, Buddy plays piano, Monk bass, and Bobby Thomas joins the group on drums – all grooving in a style that's a bit like ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Dick MorganSettlin' In ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
One of a few rare 60s albums from pianist Dick Morgan – a player from the Washington DC scene who didn't make it onto record that much back in the day! Joe Benjamin plays bass and Ben Riley plays drums, and the set includes a good mix of Morgan originals like "Bash!" and "Settl ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing with microphone logo. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on "Work Song" and "I'll Take Romance". Cover has a split top seam, a 3 inch split in the bottom seam, and DJ Copy stamps on back.)

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Mark MurphyThat's How I Love The Blues ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Very Good ... $9.99
Given what a freewheeling, open-minded, and lyrical jazz singer Mark Murphy is, it's hard to imagine him really loving "the blues" – and fortunately, most of that love is extended in the title, because the album itself is less of the blues effort that you might think. True, the ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RM 441, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some edge wear.)

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Billie PooleConfessin' The Blues ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Good ... $5.99
The title's an apt one, because Billie Poole sings here in a mode that's steeped in styles borrowed strongly from gospel and blues – but delivered more in a jazz-based mode overall! The backing here is one aspect that makes the record especially strong – a quartet with Kenny Burrell on ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RM 458, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear, with a mostly split spine.)

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Billie PooleI'll Drown In My Own Tears/Lazy Afternoon ... 7-inch
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... $5.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Label has a small sticker.)

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✨✧ Julian PriesterKeep Swingin' ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic early work as a leader from trombonist Julian Priester – a musician who'd later be known for his performances with Sun Ra, and his fusion material in the 70s – but who here works at the head of a tight hardbop combo in the best Riverside mode! The album's got Julian in both a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert – Victor SMJ 6081. Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Max RoachDeeds Not Words ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A seminal set from Max Roach – the start of his more righteous stretch in jazz, as you might guess from the title of the album! At some level, the record's got a bit of the feel of the post-Clifford Brown Mercury years from Roach – but at another, it's stretching out towards the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny RollinsFreedom Suite ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.99
A crucially important record in Sonny Rollins' career – one that had him breaking out of the straight bop sound, and emerging as a major power on the tenor sax – one with limitless creative power! The set features Rollins working with only drum and bass accompaniment – played by ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsFreelance Years – Complete Riverside & Contemporary Recordings (5 CD set) ... CD
Riverside/Contemporary/Fantasy, Mid/Late 50s. Used 5 CDs ... Out Of Stock
5 CDs – all wonderful! The set brings together 8 of Sonny Rollins' classic albums from the late 50s – Brilliant Corners, Way Out West, Jazz Contrasts, The Sound Of Sonny, That's Him!, Sonny Rollins Plays, Freedom Suite and Sonny Rollins & The Contemporary Leaders. (Jazz) CD
(Box and book are in nice shape!)

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✨✧ George RussellStratus Seekers ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
Key work from the guy who put the "modern" in modern jazz – the great George Russell, heard here in the company of some younger players who definitely help him seek out some new territory in music! The record's got a wonderful balance between sharp edges and swing – a sound ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ George RussellStratusphunk ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Not "phunk", in the way you might think of "funk" – but an album that sets a whole new standard for modern jazz in the 60s – thanks to the fresh ideas of George Russell! Russell's in his best modal mode here – and there's a highly rhythmic construction to most ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Staple SingersHammer & Nails (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Riverside/4 Men With Beards, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 21.98
A classic pre-soul album by The Staples – very different than their later secular work of the 70s, but every bit as excellent! The album was done in a folksy spirit for Riverside at the start of the 60s – and captures the group in very raw, stripped-down format – with just guitar ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ralph StrainOnly These People Are Permitted To Buy This Album ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
One of the most unusual albums on the Riverside label – an obscure outing from vocalist/pianist Ralph Strain – presented with a cover that lists the names of all the people who are permitted to buy the record! We're guessing that Riverside allowed unlisted folks to buy the record ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing, with silver text and microphone logo.)

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✨✧ Billy TaylorBilly Taylor With Four Flutes ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
A great change of pace for Billy Taylor – and one of the most striking sessions he made in the 50s! As you'll guess from the title, the record features Taylor's piano along with four flutes – played by Frank Wess, Herbie Mann, Jerome Richardson, and Phil Bodner – working here ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-306, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging with a split top seam.)

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David ThorneAlley Cat Song/Moon Was Yellow ... 7-inch
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... $1.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker.)

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David ThorneIf You Should Ever Need Me/I'll Be Here ... 7-inch
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... $0.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Label on A side has a small sticker and some pen.)

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✨✧ Eddie Cleanhead VinsonBack Door Blues ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An incredible album that has Cleanhead moving way past his usual bag! Sure, he's normally known as an R&B vocalist and alto player, but here, in one of those great Riverside "Cannonball Adderley Presents" sessions, Vinson gets into a whole new bag on some cuts. He's playing with ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 3502, with microphone logo. Cover has minimal wear and a very small stain at the bottom left corner.)
 
 



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