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Cannonball AdderleyAfrican Waltz ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good ... $11.99
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 pressing, with silver text, microphone logo, and deep groove. Cover has some tape on the top seam, and a bit of splitting on the bottom.)

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Cannonball AdderleyAfrican Waltz/Kelly Blue ... 7-inch
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
One of the first great statements from the legendary Galt MacDermot, interpreted here by tastemaker Cannonball! "African Waltz" is a really complicated rhythmic number – different even from Cannon's already-great early 60s work, and done with snapping drums, soaring horn passages, ... (Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley Quintet In San Francisco (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
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.)

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Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley Sextet In New York ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $4.99
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.)
Also available Cannonball Adderley Sextet In New York (Keepnews collection) ... CD 5.99

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Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley Sextet In New York (Keepnews collection) ... CD
Riverside/Concord, 1962. Used ... $5.99
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
(Punch through barcode.)
Also available Cannonball Adderley Sextet In New York ... CD 4.99

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Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Takes Charge (Landmark) ... CD
Riverside/Landmark, 1959. Used ... $4.99
A hardbop classic from Cannonball Adderley – and one of his harder to find albums from the Riverside days! The set has Cannon playing without his usual group, in the context of an all-star batch of players that includes Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb – who he worked with ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Cannonball AdderleyKnow What I Mean? (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $6.99
Beautiful early work from Cannonball Adderley – and a record that's quite different than most of his better known sets from the time! The album's more spare and stripped-down than usual – with Cannon's alto in a quartet alongside Bill Evans on piano, Percy Heath on bass, and Connie Kay ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Cannonball AdderleyThem Dirty Blues (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/Essential Jazz, 1960. Used ... $9.99
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 CD
(Essential Jazz pressing with a red border.)

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✨✧ Cannonball Adderley QuintetCannonball Adderley Quintet Plus ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... 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 CD

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✨✧ Cannonball Adderley with Bossa Rio SextetCannonball's Bossa Nova ... CD
Capitol/Riverside, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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

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✨✧ Joe Albany with Warne MarshRight Combination ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
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
(CONDITION NOTE: this copy is missing the rear tray card and is priced accordingly.)

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Chet BakerChet – Ballads By Chet Baker (plus bonus track) (Keepnews collection) ... CD
Riverside, 1959. Used ... $7.99
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
Also available Chet – Ballads By Chet Baker (with bonus track) ... CD 4.99

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Chet BakerChet – Ballads By Chet Baker (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $4.99
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
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)
Also available Chet – Ballads By Chet Baker (plus bonus track) (Keepnews collection) ... CD 7.99

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Chet BakerPlays The Best Of Lerner & Loewe (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Riverside, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 25.99
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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✨✧ Sweet Emma BarrettSweet Emma – The Bell Gal & Her Dixieland Boys – New Orleans The Living Legends (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Pianist and vocalist Emma Barrett of the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band leads a mid-size group featuring Jim Robinson, Percy Humphrey, Willie Humphrey, and Emanuel Sayles. CD release adds 3 bonus tracks. (Jazz) CD

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Art BlakeyCaravan ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $8.99
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

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✨✧ Charlie ByrdLatin Impressions ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $7.99
The Latin Impressions here are more Brazilian than Cuban – and maybe a bit Spanish, too – given the strong use of acoustic guitar from Charlie Byrd! The set's got a laidback, open feel – and Byrd's guitar work is mighty deft, yet without all the frills and flowers of some of the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 427, with microphone logo. Cover has some aging and a mostly split bottom seam.)

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Buck ClaytonClassic Swing Of Buck Clayton ... LP
Riverside, 1946. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A 60s album, but one that brings together earlier small combo work from trumpeter Buck Clayton! The set features work from his Big Four combo, with Tiny Grimes on guitar; his Big Eight group with Trummy Young on trombone, George Johnson on alto, and Billy Taylor on piano; and Trummy Young's Big ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label pressing, with silver text, microphone logo, and deep groove. Vinyl is great – and cover has some light seam splitting, but is nice too.)

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

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Lou CourtneyDo The Thing/The Man Is Lonely ... 7-inch
Riverside, Mid 60s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Excellent early soul from Lou Courtney – very much in a Northern groove! "Do The Thing" begins with a rolling piano line, almost Motown – but Lou's vocals are rawer, and really make the track come on hard! "Man Is Lonely" is a vamping number with a catchy groove ... (Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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George CraterOut Of My Head ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
(Comedy) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 841, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, a peeled strip and a name in pen at the top right corner, and an ink stamp on back.)

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Kenny Dorham2 Horns/2 Rhythm (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $4.99
Classic early work from Kenny Dorham as a leader – a brilliant set that sparkles with modern touches! The group's a quartet that pairs Kenny's trumpet with the alto sax of the late Ernie Henry – a perfect accompanist that brings out both the brightness in Kenny's horn, and the edgier ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Please note the tray card is missing one spine and has some clear tape on one side.)

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✨✧ Kenny Dorham with Cannonball AdderleyBlue Spring ... CD
Riverside, 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
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
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Harry Sweets Edison & Eddie Lockjaw DavisJawbreakers ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The tenor of Eddie Lockjaw Davis makes an especially nice match for the trumpet of Harry Edison – two very different voices, coming together here with the unusual trio of Hugh Lawson on piano, Ike Isaac on bass, and Clarence Johnston on drums. Tracks include three Edison originals "Oo-ee ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Billy StrayhornGreat Times – Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn Piano Duets ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1950/1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
A wonderful stripped-down set of piano work from Duke Ellington – presented here in an obscure set of duets recorded with Billy Strayhorn in 1950, finally issued as a full package by Riverside in the mid 60s – at a time when more folks seemed to be paying attention to Duke's stylings on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansBill Evans Trio At Shelly's Manne-Hole ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 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

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✨✧ Bill EvansConception (New Jazz Conceptions plus bonus tracks) ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1956/1958/1962. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
An expanded version of Bill Evans' first album as a leader – and a well-titled set that went onto transform the sound of the piano in jazz! The core session isn't as lyrically free as some of Evans' later classics, but already has an undeniably fresh approach to the keys – one that's ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bill EvansEverybody Digs Bill Evans ... CD
Riverside/Carrere, 1958. Used ... $2.99
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

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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 EvansExplorations ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $6.99
The Bill Evans trio with Scott LaFaro on bass and Paul Motian on drums – a near-perfect lineup that forever raise the bar for jazz piano expression! The title here is certainly apt – because even though many of the tunes are shortish, Evans has a sense of exploration in the way he's ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Bill EvansHow My Heart Sings ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.98
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

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Bill EvansInterplay ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $4.99
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 EvansInterplay ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... 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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert – SMJ 6150. Cover has one slightly bumped bottom corner, and a small bit of tape on the top seam – but this is a nice copy overall.)
Also available Interplay ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Bill EvansInterplay Sessions ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1962/1982. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... 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 core 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 ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bill EvansMoonbeams ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $5.99
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 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
Also available Moonbeams ... CD 5.99

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Bill EvansNew Jazz Conceptions ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1956. Used ... $7.99
Bill Evans' first album as a leader – and a well-titled set that went onto transform the sound of the piano in jazz! The session isn't as lyrically free as some of Evans' later classics, but already has an undeniably fresh approach to the keys – one that's modern, yet never academic ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Bill EvansPeace Piece & Other Pieces ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1958/1959/1962. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nice Milestone 2-fer collected and remastered in 1975, of the Riverside LP Everybody Digs Bill Evans, an unreleased trio side and one outtake from the Interplay sessions. The first set finds Bill in his typical piano trio setting, joined by Sam Jones and Philly Joe Jones, but has several of his ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bill EvansPortrait In Jazz ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 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
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansPortrait In Jazz ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... 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
Also available Portrait In Jazz ... CD 5.99

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Bill EvansSunday At The Village Vanguard ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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 EvansSunday At The Village Vanguard ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansSunday At The Village Vanguard (Japanese paper sleeve edition – SACD) ... CD
Riverside/Universal (Japan), 1961. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily 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 SACD pressing, with obi! Obi has a small bit of clear tape.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansTime Remembered (2LP – Bill Evans Trio At Shelly's Manne-Hole) ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1963. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $59.99
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
(Cover has minimal wear.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansVillage Vanguard Sessions ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1961. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Milestone 70s two-fer collecting the recordings of the classic (and best) Evans trio caught live at the Village Vanguard in 1961. This is the group that established Evans outside of the Miles group, playing a typical Evans set of standards, with a wonderful open sound that would influence ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light surface wear and a bent corner.)

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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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✨✧ Bill EvansWaltz For Debby (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily 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 CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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Billy FaierArt Of The Five String Banjo ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Very Good ... $4.99
Pretty nimble work on banjo from Bill Faier – at a time when the folk underground was really making some advances on the instrument. Short songs from a range of sources – with guitar backing from Frank Hamilton. (Folk/Country) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo. Cover has edge wear, light aging, red tape down the spine, a center split in the bottom seam and a bit of marker on the back.)

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Martyn GreenArabian Nights' Entertaiment ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s. Sealed ... $6.99
(Children's) LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny GriffinBig Soul (Big Soul Band & White Gardenia) ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1960. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
One of those ubiquitous Milestone 70s two-fers combining two nice sides from the little giant. The first set is Big Soul Band, a sweet little album from Johnny – quite different than most of his other sessions at the time, as this one features a big band, as the title says – filled ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, lightly shopworn, with a Sound Purchase sticker obscuring a promo imprint under the shrink.)

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Johnny GriffinWade In The Water (aka Big Soul Band) ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good ... $7.99
A sweet little album from Johnny – quite different than most of his other sessions at the time, as this one features a big band – a "Big Soul Band", as the title says – filled with some strong Chicago and soul jazz players, and featuring killer arrangements by the great ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal label stereo Orpheum pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear, and a squiggle of marker at the top right corner.)

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✨✧ Barry HarrisPreminado ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... 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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✨✧ John Lee HookerThat's My Story – John Lee Hooker Sings The Blues ... CD
Riverside/Original Blues Classics, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great rootsy blues from John Lee Hooker – and an unusual session that has him getting backup help from jazz players Sam Jones on bass and Louis Hayes on drums! Jones and Hayes only play on a handful of tracks, and most of the focus is on Hooker's damn-great vocals, and acoustic guitar – ... (Blues) read more CD

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Franz JacksonChicago – The Living Legends – Franz Jackson's Original Jass All Stars ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $12.99
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 JacksonInvitation ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $18.99
A very nice little Milt Jackson album – cut in the mode of some of his excellent soul jazz group sides from the mid 60s. This set pushes Milt past the format of much of his other work – especially that of the MJQ – as it features him in a very soulful sextet, working with Tommy ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jazz FiveHooter ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Good ... $9.99
Hard swingin' British jazz, issued in the US during a brief period when Riverside/Jazzland was toying with import titles. The group's a quintet, with Vic Ash on tenor, Harry Klein on baritone, and Brian Dee on piano. While less famous than some of the other Brit combos of the time, the group's ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 361, with microphone logo and deep groove. Vinyl plays with faint crackles throughout with occasional pops. Cover has wear and aging, some smudges, and small seam splits.)

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✨✧ Yusef LateefThis Is Yusef Lateef (aka Three Faces Of Yusef Lateef) ... LP
Riverside, 1960/Late 60s. Very Good- ... $4.99
Sublime work from Yusef Lateef – and proof that he could be exotic and swinging at the same time! The three "faces" of the set are Lateef's work on tenor, flute, and oboe – each of which get a few tracks to themselves – as Lateef works with a core Detroit group of Hugh ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, some ring and edge wear, and a name in marker on front and back. Labels have some marker.)

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Abbey LincolnAbbey Is Blue ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good+ ... $24.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover in great shape!)

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✨✧ Johnny LytleVillage Caller ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 ... $11.99
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 MitchellBlue's Moods ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An early session as a leader from trumpeter Blue Mitchell – recorded during his glory years with Horace Silver! Unlike his other records, which usually have him in the company of another horn player, this set's got him carrying the full horn solo load by himself – working in a quartet, ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Blue MitchellBlue's Moods – The Legendary Quartet Sessions With Winton Kelly ... CD
Riverside/Essential Jazz (Spain), 1960. Used ... $11.99
An early session as a leader from trumpeter Blue Mitchell – recorded during his glory years with Horace Silver! Unlike his other records, which usually have him in the company of another horn player, this set's got him carrying the full horn solo load by himself – working in a quartet, ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Blue MitchellCup Bearers ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $6.99
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
(On Demand CDr pressing.)

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✨✧ Blue MitchellCup Bearers ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
Also available Cup Bearers ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Blue MitchellSmooth As The Wind ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Thelonious Monk5 By Monk By 5 ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Monk Monk Monk! A classic, with a lively quintet that includes Thad Jones, Sam Jones, Art Taylor, and the amazing Charlie Rouse, here just beginning a very fruitful association with Monk – and really adding a lot to the session with some incredible tenor work that's as angular and modern as ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing, small blue label, silver text, and microphone logo – RLP 12-305. Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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Thelonious MonkAlone In San Francisco ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $7.99
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
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkBest Of Thelonious Monk – The Blue Note Years ... CD
Riverside, Early 60s. Used ... $2.99
Tracks include "Thelonious", "Well You Needn't", "April In Paris", "In Walked Bud", "Round Midnight", "Misterioso", "Epistrophy", "I Mean You", "Four In One", "Criss Cross", "Ask Me Now", ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1956. Used ... $2.99
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 CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners ... LP
Riverside, 1956. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
(Mono white and blue Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-226, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has wear and aging, mostly split spine, some wear along the opening with a chipped corner at the bottom, and some stains in back.)
Also available Brilliant Corners ... CD 2.99

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1956. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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
Also available Brilliant Corners ... CD 2.99

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkGreatest Hits ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... 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 Inc pressing with microphone logo.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk's Music (Japanese paper sleeve edition – SACD) ... CD
Riverside/Universal (Japan), 1957. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A landmark in jazz – easily one of 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've ever ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print SACD – with obi! Obi has a small bit of clear tape.)

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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 Monk In Italy ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A famous European set from Thelonious Monk – recorded early in the 60s with his famous quartet that included Charlie Rouse on tenor! Even at this point before the Columbia sides, Rouse is already amazing – really stretching out in these modern, angular lines that are quite different ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk In Person (At Town Hall/Plus Two At The Blackhawk) ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pair of classic live albums! First up is Thelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall – 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 ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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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.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Quartet Plus Two at the Blackhawk ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A stunning pre-Columbia session from Thelonious Monk – a really great live date that has Monk's familiar quartet augmented by west coast players Joe Gordon on trumpet and Harold Land on tenor! Given that Charlie Rouse is already in the group on tenor, the addition of Land's horn makes for a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing RLP 323, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has split seams held with tape, ink stamps, a name in pen, and light surface wear.)

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Thelonious MonkUnique Thelonious Monk ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1956. Used ... $5.99
The session's billed as "very personal treatments of great standards" – and it's a great twist on familiar material, all given the Thelonius touch! There's less of Monk's creative composition and angular group arrangements going on here – and instead, the album's almost a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkUnique Thelonious Monk (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1956. Used ... Out Of Stock
The session's billed as "very personal treatments of great standards" – and it's a great twist on familiar material, all given the Thelonius touch! There's less of Monk's creative composition and angular group arrangements going on here – and instead, the album's almost a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, 80's Japanese pressing.)
Also available Unique Thelonious Monk ... CD 5.99

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✨✧ Thelonius Monk, Bill Evans, Bobby Timmons & OthersSoul Of Jazz Piano ... LP
Riverside, 1950s/1960s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A sampler of some of the finest bop and post bop piano players in the Riverside stable, mostly playing in trio settings, but with a few solo pieces. On side one Monk performs a solo version of "Pannonica" from Thelonius Alone In San Francisco, Wynton Kelly performs a trio reading of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has a mostly split spine, some wear and aging, and a few sticker spots on front and back.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryBoss Guitar ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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 (20 bit remaster) ... CD 8.99

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Wes MontgomeryBoss Guitar (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Riverside, 1963. Used ... $8.99
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.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryFull House (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... Temporarily 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
(Out of print.)

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Wes MontgomeryFull House/Caribe ... 7-inch
Riverside, 1962. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $14.99
(Jazz) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear and clear tape along the top seam.)

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

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Mark MurphyRah ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $4.99
Great early work by Mark Murphy – a set that's different than the cool breeziness of his 70s work, and done with an approach that's a lot hipper than most of his 60s contemporaries! Ernie Wilkins handles the arrangements, and there's a rollicking soul jazz groove here that's a bit unusual ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Rah ... LP 9.99

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Mark MurphyRah ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Great early work by Mark Murphy – a set that's different than the cool breeziness of his 70s work, and done with an approach that's a lot hipper than most of his 60s contemporaries! Ernie Wilkins handles the arrangements, and there's a rollicking soul jazz groove here that's a bit unusual ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Rah ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Dave PikeIt's Time For Dave Pike ... CD
Riverside, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
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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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
Also available Freedom Suite (with bonus track) ... CD 6.99

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Sonny RollinsFreedom Suite (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... $6.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Freedom Suite ... LP 21.99

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George RussellEzz-Thetics (Riverside) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $6.99
Angular modernism from George Russell – a record that's still strongly preoccupied with his interest in modes and tones, but which also manages to swing nicely as well! The group here is a sextet – with Eric Dolphy making a great appearance on alto and bass clarinet – alongside ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johnny Hammond SmithBlack Coffee ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Very Good- ... $11.99
One of Johnny Hammond's first albums – and a cooking little live set that really has the organist working with some early raw power! The group's a trio, but they seem to burn differently than some of the other organ combos of the time – maybe with that fluid sensibility that Johnny ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, mostly split top seam, some splitting in the bottom seam, and some pen in back.)

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Staple Singers25th Day Of December (180 gram pressing) (2021 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Riverside, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... On November 26, 2021 (delayed)
A vintage Holiday recording from The Staple Singers – a set recorded back in the group's earliest, rootsiest days! The sound here is quite spare – no surprise, given that the session was done by Riverside Records, at a time when the label was pushing the gospel-influenced quartet onto ... (Holiday Music) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Staple SingersHammer & Nails ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
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
(Teal label stereo Orpheum pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, lightly bent corners, and a peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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Rex StewartRex Stewart & The Ellingtonians ... LP
Riverside, 1940. Very Good+ ... $16.99
An interesting issue of earlier small group material from some Duke Ellington sidemen in a few different settings – most led by trumpeter Rex Stewart, and featuring Lawrence Brown on trombone, Barney Bigard on clarinet, Joe Thomas on trumpet, Ted Nash on tenor, and Harry Carney on baritone. ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, with silver text, microphone logo, and deep groove! Cover has some light wear, and a few inches of seam splitting on the top and bottom. Record is nice!)

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Billy TaylorUptown ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good- ... $11.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label pressing, RLP 12-319, with microphone logo and deep groove. Vinyl is clean, with light marks. Cover has a split spine, one worn corner, and some other light wear.)

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Jean Thielemans (Toots Thielemans)Man Bites Harmonica ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $9.99
One of the first American albums from Belgian guitarist and harmonica player Toots Thielemans – a sharp-edged session that brings a new level of jazz into his work! The title's hokey, but the sound is totally great – with Toots on both harmonica and guitar, usually more of the former ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kid ThomasNew Orleans – The Living Legends – Kid Thomas & His Algiers Stompers ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $14.99
Kid Thomas on trumpet, Louis Nelson on trombone, Albert Burbank and Emil Barnes on clarinets, Joe James on piano, Homer Eugine on banjo, Joseph Butler on bass, and Samuel Penn on drums. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bobby TimmonsEasy Does It ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Is Bobby Timmons our all time favorite pianist? Well, if he's not, he's pretty darn near the top of the list! This sweet early side for Riverside finds him in his usual trio format, backed up by an agile rhythm section, Sam Jones and Jimmy Cobb, and serving up the hard swinging, soulful bop we ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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