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Cannonball AdderleyAfrican Waltz ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer productions pressing with deep groove and microphone logo. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyBest Of Cannonball Adderley (Riverside) ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Pre-soul jazz years for Cannonball – with players who include Milt Jackson or Victor Feldman on vibes, Nat Adderley on cornet, Bill Evans or Wynton Kelly on piano, and Percy Heath or Sam Jones on bass. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ringwear, some edge wear, an index label with clear tape on the spine, and a DJ stamp on back.)

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Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley & The Poll Winners ... CD
Riverside/Capitol, 1960. Used ... $5.99
Cannon's left his usual soul jazz combo for this album – and he's recording on the west coast with an all-star group that includes Wes Montgomery on guitar, Victor Feldman on vibes and piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums. The sound's a bit different than usual – with a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley Quintet At The Lighthouse (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/Capitol, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic work from the Cannonball Adderley Quintet – one of their greatest performances from the seminal early 60s years! The band at this time includes Cannon on alto, Nat on cornet, Victor Feldman on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums – and although Feldman's not as ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley Quintet In San Francisco (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $7.99
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 CD
(Out of print. CRC pressing.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley's Greatest Hits ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
It's hard to think of a jazz musician having "greatest hits", but in the case of Cannonball, the title's well put! The album features work from Cannonball's prime early years – working with groups that include Bobby Timmons, Victor Feldman, Yusef Lateef, Joe Zawinul, and brother ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing with microphone logo and deep groove.)

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Cannonball AdderleyPortrait Of Cannonball (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1958. Used ... $22.99
A jazzy portrait of Cannonball Adderley in his early soul jazz prime – oddly one that doesn't feature his regular quintet lineup, but which more than makes up for that lack with a batch of players that includes Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Bill Evans on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Philly Joe ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi – and still sealed!)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyRiverside Profiles ... CD
Riverside, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
Tracks include "This Here", "Nardis", "Jive Samba", "African Waltz", and "Star Eyes". Bonus disc includes music by other Riverside artists including Bobby Timmons, Wes Montgomery, Bill Evans, Chet Baker, Thelonious Monk, and Art Blakey. (Jazz) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyThem Dirty Blues ... CD
Riverside/Landmark, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 CD
(NOTE: this copy is missing the rear tray card and is priced accordingly.)

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Cannonball Adderley QuintetCannonball Adderley Quintet Plus ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $6.99
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 with Bossa Rio SextetCannonball's Bossa Nova ... CD
Capitol/Riverside, 1962. Used ... $5.99
Cannonball Adderley recorded this nice little groover in 1962, when American musicans were just getting on the bossa tip, and still keeping things pretty authentic. The record was cut in New York with Sergio Mendes' early Bossa Rio group – the legendary Brazilian jazz ensemble that featured ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Mark through barcode, disc has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Nat AdderleyLittle Big Horn ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
A slightly different album than usual for Nat – one that has him still working in a soul jazz quintet, as always (rhythm by Junior Mance, Bob Cranshaw, and Mickey Roker), but which also features a guitar instead of another horn, played alternately by either Kenny Burrell or Jim Hall. This ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Nat AdderleyWork Song ... CD
Riverside, 1960. Used ... Just Sold Out!
When it comes to soul jazz, you can't get any more classic than this! The title was one of the biggest jazz hits of the 60s – covered by countless other artists, but presented here in all its original brilliance in a group led by its composer, a young Nat Adderley! At the time of the record ... (Jazz) read more CD
(On Demand CDr pressing.)

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Nat Adderley & The Big Sax SectionThat's Right! ... CD
Riverside, 1960. Used ... $8.99
Nat's trumpet is backed up by the "big sax section" here – a trio of reed players that includes Yusef Lateef, Jimmy Heath, and Charlie Rouse, plus some additional baritone work by Tate Houston. The groove's pretty swinging – kind of in the mode of early work with Cannonball ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Joe Albany with Warne MarshRight Combination ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $13.99
A teaming of two modern jazz talents from differing generations – one, pianist Joe Albany, rediscovered and re-recorded here after a number of years of obscurity during the 50s – the other, Warne Marsh, an emerging genius with one of the best tenor tones of his generation. The pair ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Chet BakerChet – Ballads By Chet Baker ... LP
Riverside/Craft, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... On February 5, 2021
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

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Chet BakerChet Baker In New York ... LP
Riverside/Craft, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... On February 5, 2021
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

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✨✧ Chet BakerIt Could Happen To You – Chet Baker Sings ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Near Mint- ... $24.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 180 gram mono pressing on Craft.)

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Chet BakerIt Could Happen To You – Chet Baker Sings ... LP
Riverside/Craft, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... On February 5, 2021
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available It Could Happen To You – Chet Baker Sings ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ Chet BakerIt Could Happen To You – Chet Baker Sings ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
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.)
Also available It Could Happen To You – Chet Baker Sings ... LP 24.99

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Chet BakerPlays The Best Of Lerner & Loewe ... LP
Riverside, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... On February 5, 2021
With Herbie Mann on flute and tenor, Zoot Sims on alto and tenor, Pepper Adams on baritone, and even some piano from Bill Evans! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Art BlakeyCaravan ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the best non-Blue Note sessions from Art Blakey in the 60s – a really searing set that features the sextet lineup of the Jazz Messengers – a group that's filled with legends who include Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Wayne Shorter on tenor, Curtis Fuller on trombone, Reggie Workman ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal label stereo Orpheum pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Art BlakeyCaravan (20 bit remaster with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the best non-Blue Note sessions from Art Blakey in the 60s – a really searing set that features the sextet lineup of the Jazz Messengers – a group that's filled with legends who include Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Wayne Shorter on tenor, Curtis Fuller on trombone, Reggie Workman ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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✨✧ Charlie ByrdBossa Nova Pelos Passaros ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing with obi. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Charlie ByrdByrd At The Gate ... LP
Riverside, 1963. Very Good ... $3.99
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) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, with microphone logo. Cover has some wear and a center split bottom seam.)

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Charlie ByrdOnce More – Charlie Byrd's Bossa Nova ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A lovely little record from the man who helped Stan Getz find his bossa – and a set that's done with just a bit more backing than usual from Byrd for the time! The album makes nice use of additional percussion, vibes, cello, and a bit of flugelhorn to back up Byrd's work on acoustic guitar ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RM 454, with microphone logo & deep groove.)

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✨✧ Charlie Byrd Trio & WoodwindsByrd In The Wind ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good ... 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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, with microphone logo.)

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Juan Calle & His Latin LantzmenMazel Tov Mis Amigos ... CD
Riverside/Idelsohn Society, 1961. Used ... $12.99
A nice little album – despite what might be a gimmicky concept! The set offers up Latin versions of Jewish tunes – but even that's not much of a gimmick, when you consider how important the Jewish audiences were to the growth of Latin music in the New York in the 50s and 60s. From DJs ... (Latin) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Eddie Lockjaw DavisAfro-Jaws ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good+ ... $34.99
A soul jazz Latin classic – one that matches the searing tenor work of Eddie Lockjaw Davis with the hard-hitting conga of a young Ray Barretto! The core group of the set is a soul jazz one – with Lockjaw blowing over rhythm by Lloyd Mayers on piano, Larry Gales on bass, and Ben Riley ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer pressing, RLP 373, with microphone logo and deep groove. Labels have a name in pen. Cover has edge wear, a half split top seam, small splits in the bottom seam, and some pen on back.)

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✨✧ Kenny DorhamJazz Contrasts (Keepnews collection) ... CD
Riverside, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
Early work by Kenny Dorham as a leader – a Riverside session recorded in two "contrasting" moods that both perfectly show his young talents on the trumpet! Side one is a bit more in a hardbop mode – with two long lyrical tracks ("Falling In Love With Love" and " ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Red Nichols, etcJazz Of The Roaring 20s – Dance Music Of The Charleston Era ... LP
Riverside (UK), Mid 20s. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Rare music from the original California Ramblers group – including The Dorsey Brothers, Red Nichols, and Adrian Rollini! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry Sweets Edison & Eddie Lockjaw DavisJawbreakers ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Very Good ... $9.99
Edison and Davis team up for this record that features Edison on trumpet, Davis on tenor sax, Hugh Lawson on piano, Ike Isaac on bass and Clarence Johnston on drums. Tracks include three Edison originals "Oo-ee!", "Jawbreakers", and "Moolah". The album also contains ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer pressing. Cover has light edge wear.)

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Bill EvansAt The Village Vanguard ... CD
Riverside, 1961. Used ... $3.99
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

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✨✧ Bill EvansBill Evans Complete Village Vanguard Recordings 1961 (3CD box set) ... CD
Riverside, 1961. Used 3 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Magical trio recordings from the classic trio that featured Bill Evans on piano, Scott LaFaro on bass, and Paul Motian on drums – a massive 3CD set of music, and one that brings together the complete June 1961 Village Vanguard recordings! The revolutionary bass work of LaFaro, and free-thinki ... (Jazz) read more CD
(NOTE: this copy is missing the slipcase. It includes all 3 CD's and the booklet.)

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Bill EvansBill Evans Trio At Shelly's Manne-Hole ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 21.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bill EvansBill Evans Trio At Shelly's Manne-Hole (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Riverside, 1963. Used ... 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 CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)
Also available Bill Evans Trio At Shelly's Manne-Hole ... LP 18.99

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✨✧ Bill EvansEverybody Digs Bill Evans ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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
(OJC pressing.)
Also available Everybody Digs Bill Evans (with bonus track) ... CD 5.99

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✨✧ Bill EvansEverybody Digs Bill Evans (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Riverside, 1958. Used ... Temporarily 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 CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase.)
Also available Everybody Digs Bill Evans (with bonus track) ... CD 5.99

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Bill EvansEverybody Digs Bill Evans (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... $5.99
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 EvansHow My Heart Sings ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... 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
(80s OJC pressing. Cover is lightly bent at the spine.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansInterplay ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 CD

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✨✧ Bill EvansPortrait In Jazz (Keepnews collection – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside, 1959. Used ... $5.99
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 CD

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Don FriedmanDay In The City/Circle Waltz ... CD
Riverside/Fresh Sound (Spain), 1961/1962. Used ... $11.99
With Chuck Israels on bass & Pepe LA Roca & Joe Hunt on dums. (Jazz) CD

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Benny GolsonBlues On Down (The Modern Touch/The Other Side Of Benny Golson) ... LP
Milestone/Riverside, 1957/1958. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
A 2-in-1 package that features 2 of Benny's best late 50s albums in one set! The Modern Touch is a sublime late 50s album that features Benny with a sextet, working out amazing versions of the sorts of material that set him apart from every other jazz arranger of the time! The tracks here are ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is lightly shopworn, with a small hole at the opening. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Johnny GriffinBest Of Johnny Griffin ... CD
Riverside, Late 50s/1960s/1970s. Used ... $4.99
Featuring Thelonious Monk, Roy Haynes, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Paul Chambers, Jimmy Cobb & more. (Jazz) CD

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Johnny GriffinWhite Gardenia ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $11.99
A tribute to Billie Holiday – with Johnny Griffin's tenor fronting some larger backing on strings and brass – but hipper than most efforts of this type, thanks to some great arrangements by Melba Liston and Norman Simmons! The record's a good change from some of Johnny's more full-on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Carl HalenCarl Halen With The Washboard Five & Dixieland Rhythm Kings (10-inch LP) ... LP
Riverside, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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(White label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo, deep groove, and "ear". Cover has some staining along the bottom and a strip of clear tape on the spine.)

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Coleman HawkinsHawk Flies High (Original Master Recording) ... LP
Riverside/Mobile Fidelity, 1957. Sealed ... $99.99
A key album in the reintroduction of Coleman Hawkins in the late 50s – recorded in a style that still bears a lot of traces of earlier years, but at a time when Hawk was being claimed as a key influence by a variety of younger modernists! The set's got a sense of freedom that's really ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition, still sealed.)

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Jimmy HeathReally Big (plus bonus track) (Keepnews collection) ... CD
Riverside, 1960. Used ... $9.99
Very hip work from a young Jimmy Heath – a relative newcomer to the scene at this point, but breaking out with a firm conception and tone, exercised strongly here in a set of large group arrangements worked out in collaboration with Tom McIntosh. McIntosh's work in this format is well known ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Alberta Hunter & Lovie AustinChicago – The Living Legends – Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Two great female blues talents, recorded at a time when they were still alive and well in Chicago – Alberta Hunter on vocals, and Lovie Austin on piano! (Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove! A nice copy.)

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Franz JacksonChicago – The Living Legends – Franz Jackson's Original Jass All Stars ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $19.99
Franz Jackson on clarinet, Lawrence Dixon on banjo, Bill Curry on drums, Rozelle Claxton on piano, John Thomas on trombone, Bob Shoffner on trumpet & Bill Oldham on tuba. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Milt JacksonBig Bags – Milt Jackson Orchestra ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Very Good- ... $4.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 429, with microphone logo. Cover has a split spine.)

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Elvin JonesElvin! ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $8.99
A very interesting early session for Elvin, and one that's filled with lots of warm lyrical moments – nicely laid down by Thad Jones, Frank Wess, Hank Jones, and Frank Foster. These four came together often during the late 50s on some sessions, but the addition of Elvin opens things up ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Clifford JordanStarting Time ... LP
Jazzland, 1961. Sealed ... $19.99
A great early Clifford Jordan record, and a tight bit of jazz from this great Chicago tenor player. Another Chicago favorite, Wilbur Ware, is on bass, and a young Cedar Walton's playing piano, and with warmth like that, Jordan and trumpeter Kenny Dorham sound great next to each other. Loads of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing, still sealed with hype sticker. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Rod Levitt OrchestraDynamic Sound Patterns Of The Rod Levitt Orchestra ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1964. Used ... $9.99
"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 6.99

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Rod Levitt OrchestraDynamic Sound Patterns Of The Rod Levitt Orchestra ... LP
Riverside, 1964. Very Good+ ... $6.99
"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
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo & deep groove.)
Also available Dynamic Sound Patterns Of The Rod Levitt Orchestra ... CD 9.99

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George LewisGeorge Lewis Of New Orleans ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1946. Used ... $11.99
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 ... $11.99
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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✨✧ Thelonious MonkAlone In San Francisco (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
A classic solo piano album from Thelonious Monk – recorded live in San Francisco, and maybe one of his best albums ever in the format! There's a special sort of quality that makes Monk's solo work so different from his trio, quartet, and larger group music – this real understanding of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(2011 OJC Remasters pressing. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkGreatest Hits ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
All key late 50s recordings of these gems! Titles include "Brilliant Corners", "Jackie-ing", "Ruby My Dear", "Off Minor", and "Little Rootie Tootie". (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer Productions pressing with microphone logo. Cover has light wear.)

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Thelonious MonkMonk In France (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $7.99
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 MonkMonk's Music (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A landmark in jazz – easily one of Thelonious Monk's greatest albums ever, and a magical crossroads of talents that brings together a variety of jazz traditions! The work is performed by an ambitious Monk septet that includes both Coleman Hawkins and John Coltrane on tenor – and if you' ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious In Action ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic cooker from Thelonious Monk – recorded during his legendary run at the Five Spot in the late 50s, and featuring some especially great work on tenor from a young Johnny Griffin! Griffin's filling a role here that would be cemented a bit more firmly in the 60s by Charlie Rouse – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo black label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo. Cover has light aging and a few small notations in pen on the back.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall (Keepnews collection – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/Concord, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
(Keepnews Collection pressing with 24 bit mastering and 4 bonus tracks. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Plays Duke ... LP
Riverside, 1955. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(ABC/Riverside pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1955. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington ... LP
Riverside, 1955. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Japanese Victor pressing, SMJ-6039M, with insert, but missing obi.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington (Keepnews collection) ... CD
Riverside, 1955. Used ... Out Of Stock
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
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Thelonious Monk & Gerry MulliganMulligan Meets Monk (20 bit remaster – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An unlikely pair, but a great one here – and the record's one of those few magical moments where bringing together unusual partners actually works! Mulligan's cool hardly seems a match for Monk's angular modernism, but together the players seem to strike a middle ground that resonates with ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious Monk & John ColtraneComplete 1957 Riverside Recordings ... CD
Riverside/Concord, 1957. Used 2 CD ... $9.99
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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Little Brother MontgomeryChicago – The Living Legends ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good ... $16.99
Blues, but with an undercurrent of New Orleans jazz – no surprise, given the Louisiana roots of Eurreal "Little Brother" Montgomery! The album's a classic set recorded in Chicago in the early 60s – featuring both Montgomery in a spare solo setting, and with help from a small ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing with microphone logo and deep groove.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryGuitar On The Go ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nothing fancy, but a wonderfully stripped-down session that has an early Wes working with his original group that included Mel Rhyne on organ. The album's one of the few from the time that allow you to hear Rhyne grooving away in a down-home Indiana style – and the set list is made up of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer stereo pressing with microphone logo and deep groove.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryIncredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
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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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery – March 6, 1925 to June 15, 1968 ... LP
Riverside, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A collection of work from Wes' earlier years on Riverside – pulled together into a memorial package in the late 60s, after his untimely early death. Most of the tracks are in a small combo mode that's quite different from the later larger arrangements of Wes later years – and titles ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Mark MurphyRah ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
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.)

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✨✧ Johnny PaceChet Baker Introduces Johnny Pace ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Given that Chet Baker's a singer himself, it's a bit surprising that he's working here with another vocalist – but that oddity aside, the album's a great little session that's got an intimate feel that's a bit different than Baker's own vocal work! Pace's voice is much fuller and richer than ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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Dave PikeIt's Time For Dave Pike ... CD
Riverside, 1961. Used ... $14.99
Early work by Dave Pike – one of his first albums ever, recorded with an all-star lineup that includes Barry Harris on piano, Reggie Workman on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums. Pike's got less of the groovy and fuzzed-out sound of his later work – but even at this young age, he's a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Billie PooleConfessin' The Blues ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 CD

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsSound Of Sonny ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A landmark album from Sonny Rollins – a record that really lives up to its title, as it shows the maturing tenorist really finding his own voice in jazz – a sound that's unlike any other! Rollins' Riverside work sometimes seems to get overlooked sometimes in light of his freer late 50s ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsSound Of Sonny (Gateway) ... LP
Riverside/Gateway, 1957. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A landmark album from Sonny Rollins – a record that really lives up to its title, as it shows the maturing tenorist really finding his own voice in jazz – a sound that's unlike any other! Rollins' Riverside work sometimes seems to get overlooked sometimes in light of his freer late 50s ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ George RussellOuter View ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
George Russell was always committed to exploring new territory – as he proves well on this hard to find album cut for Riverside during the early 60s! Russell's surrounded himself here with some great younger and lesser-known players – including trumpeter Don Ellis, trombonist Garnett ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Mongo SantamariaExplosion ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great stuff by Mongo – originally issued under another name during the early 60s, but presented here with a new cover in this late 60s reissue. The tracks are all hard, short, and jazzy – with that solid groove that Mongo brought to Latin music during the 60s. Players include Hubert ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(ABC pressing. Cover has ring and edge wear and a split bottom seam.)

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Ralph StrainOnly These People Are Permitted To Buy This Album ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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 TaylorUptown ... CD
Riverside, 1960. Used ... $12.99
A pretty great trio date from Billy Taylor – and somewhat overlooked, too! The group features Henry Grimes on bass and Ray Mosca on drums – and the set captures Billy in a perfect spot between his early work for Prestige, and some of his 60s mainstream material – heard here in a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Clark TerrySerenade To A Bus Seat ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great early date as a leader from trumpeter Clark Terry – one cut during the stretch when he was keeping company with players like Thelonious Monk and Johnny Griffin! The latter player is a key member of Terry's group here – as Johnny's tenor adds a nice sharp edge to Clark's trumpet ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Clark TerrySerenade To A Bus Seat (Keepnews collection) ... CD
Riverside, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great early date as a leader from trumpeter Clark Terry – one cut during the stretch when he was keeping company with players like Thelonious Monk and Johnny Griffin! The latter player is a key member of Terry's group here – as Johnny's tenor adds a nice sharp edge to Clark's trumpet ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Clark TerryTop & Bottom Brass ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $11.99
Clark Terry's breezy trumpet is paired with Don Butterfield's tuba for a real "top and bottom" session of brassy jazz. The two of them are backed by a sharp rhythm section that includes Jimmy Jones on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Art Taylor on drums. The set's got a lot of nice ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kid ThomasNew Orleans – The Living Legends – Kid Thomas & His Algiers Stompers Featuring Emile Barnes ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $9.99
Kid Thomas on trumpet, Emile Barnes on clarinet, Louis Nelson on trombone, Joe James on piano, Joseph Butler on bass & Samuel Penn on drums. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Teri ThorntonDevil May Care ... CD
Riverside, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the best albums from singer Teri Thornton – a jazz vocalist who was really starting to come into her own at the beginning of the 60s, and shines here in a way that's different from some of her bigger label sets! Backings are by Norman Simmons – a pianist we love on his own, and ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bobby TimmonsBobby Timmons Trio In Person ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
Bobby Timmons at the height of his powers – recorded live at the Village Vanguard, with a trio that includes Ron Carter on bass and Albert Heath on drums! The tracks are a bit longer than on some of Bobby's trio studio sides for Riverside – nicely swinging, with some killer piano work ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Bobby TimmonsSoul Time ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $13.99
A real standout set from Bobby Timmons – one of his few non-trio sessions as a leader, and a record that crackles with the same sort of energy he brought to his work with the Jazz Messengers! Of course, that's no surprise – as the quartet on the set includes Bobby's boss at the time, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bobby TimmonsThis Here Is Bobby Timmons ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic early work from pianist Bobby Timmons – a set that shows all the brilliant young genius that marked his playing at the time! Although only a trio session, the album grooves with the best sort of vibe that you'd find in Bobby's recordings with Art Blakey or Cannonball Adderley ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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✨✧ Eddie Cleanhead VinsonHold It/Back Door Blues ... 7-inch
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Ben Webster & Joe ZawinulSoulmates ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1963. Used ... $4.99
An unusual early album by Joe Zawinul – one cut at the start of his early fame with Cannonball Adderley (and years before his success in Weather Report) – but in an easygoing way that's a perfect setting for the aging Ben Webster! Joe's not funking things up the way he did with Cannon, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Booklet has a bit of sticker residue on the back cover.)

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Randy WestonGet Happy With The Randy Weston Trio ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1955. Used ... $6.99
An early full length album by Randy Weston – one that mostly features tunes by other composers, all given a slightly modern twist at the piano! The style here isn't as arch-modern or African-inspired as some of Weston's other 50s work – but it's still plenty darn great, and very much ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Don WilkersonTexas Twister ... CD
Riverside, 1960. Used ... $14.99
One of the rarest albums by this great Texas tenor player – and the kind of album we're very happy to see reissued! This heavy little gem was one of the few sides that Wilkerson cut under his own name – and it was the only one recorded away from Blue Note, as part of Cannonball ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Albert Wynn & His Gutbucket SevenChicago – The Living Legends (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Later work from trombonist Albert Wynn – sides cut after a 33 year absence from the recording studio – as part of the excellent Chicago Living Legends series on Riverside! The work has a tight trad jazz feel – but with a bit more space than you might find for solo expression in ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Mama Yancey/Little Brother MontgomeryChicago – The Living Legends – South Side Blues ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Features tracks by Mama Yancey, Little Brother Montgomery, Henry Benson, and Mississippi Sheik – all recorded in Chicago in 1961! (Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing with deep groove. Cover has wear with marker and ink stamps on both sides.)

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VariousCompositions Of Benny Golson ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
Notable sidemen include Philly Joe Jones & Max Roach on drums, Paul Chambers on bass, Wynton Kelly on piano, with Kenny Burrell & Wes Montgomery on guitar. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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VariousGreat Jazz Artists Play – Compositions Of Irving Berlin ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
Features work by Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans, Billy Taylor, Charlie Byrd, Wes Montgomery, and Clifford Jordan with Sonny Red. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing.)
 
 



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