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Claudia AcunaRhythm Of Life ... CD
Verve, 2002. Used ... $3.99
Co-produced by pianist Billy Childs and featuring bassist Dave Holland. (Vocalists) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Geri AllenTwylight ... LP
Verve, 1989. Sealed ... $24.99
With Allen on piano, Jaribu Shahid on bass, and Tani Tabbal on drums, and special guests Clarice Taylor Bell on vocals and Sadiq Bey and Eli Fountain on percussion. Titles include "Skin", "Shadow Series", "Blue", "Black Pools", and "Stop The World". (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Ernestine AndersonMy Kinda Swing (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Mercury/Verve, 1960. Used ... $16.99
Ernestine works her way through a set of bluesy tunes with a spot of jazz – with backing by Ernie Wilkins orchestra, with players that include "Hank Jones, Tate Houston, Yusef Lateef, Ernie Royal, and Clark Terry. Titles include "My Kinda Love", "See See Rider", ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print, sleeve has some very light edgewear.)

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Appletree TheatrePlayback ... LP
Verve, 1967. Near Mint- ... $28.99
Mid 60s concept pop from Appletree Theatre – a mix of unpredictable baroque pop, soaring string laden tunes, and more stripped down and moody numbers – and programmed as acts, in keeping with the theatre mode! What's most impressive, other than the tuneful songcraft, is that it never ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Verve Forecast pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Louis ArmstrongBest Of Louis Armstrong ... LP
Verve, 1950s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Includes the tracks "Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen", "Let's Do It", "Body & Soul", "Blues In The Night", "When Your Love Has Gone" and more. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam. Vinyl plays with a click on "Let's Do It".)

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Louis Armstrong & Oscar PetersonLouis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve, 1957. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99 34.99
Gentle-going genius from the later years of Satchmo's career – a session that has Louis on trumpet and vocals, backed by the Oscar Peterson Trio! Peterson's usual group with Herb Ellis and Ray Brown is expanded slightly for this outing – bringing in Louis Bellson on drums to syncopate ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A beautiful pressing – part of the Acoustic Sounds series! Remastered 180 gram pressing – with tip-on sleeve.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoArt Ensemble Of Chicago With Fontella Bass (limited numbered edition) ... CD
America/Verve, 1972. Used ... $24.99
One of a few wonderful albums recorded by the Art Ensemble of Chicago with singer Fontella Bass – a vocalist who's best known to the world for her 60s soul hits, but who's coming out here as a tremendous force in modern jazz! Fontella's sound here is miles away from that of her work for ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, please note that there a slight tear on the case cover & is priced accordingly.)

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✨✧ Art Ensemble Of ChicagoCertain Blacks (limited numbered edition) ... CD
America/Verve, 1970. Used ... $44.99
One of our favorite albums ever by the Art Ensemble of Chicago – a key French session that captures the group at the height of their powers! The centerpiece of the album is the extended track "Certain Blacks (Do What They Wanna)" – done in a beautiful mix of politics and free ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print limited numbered edition.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoPhase One (limited numbered edition) ... CD
America/Verve, 1971. Used ... $34.99
One of the headiest albums ever recorded by the Art Ensemble of Chicago – a brilliant mix of noise and silence that rivals some of the greatest genius of the 20th century avant composition! The album's lead track "Ohnedaruth" builds slowly with a variety of percussion – ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Fred AstaireMr Top Hat ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Great jazz-based work from Fred Astaire – set up here in a combo that includes Flip Phillips on tenor, Charlie Shavers on trumpet, Barney Kessel on guitar, and Oscar Peterson on piano! (Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with deep groove. Cover has wear, aging and some splitting in the seams.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersRoy Ayers Ubiquity (with bonus track) ... CD
Polydor/Verve, 1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest Roy Ayers albums of all time – and one of the rarest! The record is right in the same vein as Roy's groundbreaking He's Coming LP – a righteous mix of soul jazz, subtle funk, and some of the cosmic wisdom that Roy was spreading among the jazz funk underground – ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Roy AyersTear To A Smile ... CD
Polydor/Verve, 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the best early soul albums by Roy Ayers! Roy's working here with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Edwin Birdsong, William Allen, Harry Whitaker, and other hip players – a perfect crew to forge Roy's unique blend of jazz and soul. This is perhaps the first record to really have Roy stretching out ... (Soul) read more CD

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Philip BaileyLove Will Find A Way ... CD
Verve, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Philip Bailey's looking hipper than usual on the cover – and he's sounding hipper than usual within – thanks to fantastic production help from Robert Glasper, Christian McBride, and Chick Corea – all artists who play on the record, and help give Bailey a really timeless sense of ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Love Will Find A Way ... CD 6.99

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Philip BaileyLove Will Find A Way ... CD
Verve, 2019. Used ... $6.99
Philip Bailey's looking hipper than usual on the cover – and he's sounding hipper than usual within – thanks to fantastic production help from Robert Glasper, Christian McBride, and Chick Corea – all artists who play on the record, and help give Bailey a really timeless sense of ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Love Will Find A Way ... CD 13.99

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Chet BakerBaker's Holiday – Chet Baker Plays & Sings Billie Holiday ... CD
Verve, 1965/1970s. Used ... $8.99
One of Chet Baker's best albums of the mid 60s – a tribute to Billie Holiday, one that has him both singing and playing, with a hip group that includes Hank Jones, Richard Davis, Seldon Powell, and Connie Kay. The format is quite nice, with arrangements by Jimmy Mundy that have just the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Disc has green marker around the outer edge.)

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✨✧ Kenny BarronOther Places ... CD
Verve, 1993. Used ... $4.99
With Rufus Reid on bass, Victor Lewis on drums, Mino Cinelu on percussion, Ralph Moore on tenor & soprano saxophones & Bobby Hutcherson on vibraphone. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Count BasieApril In Paris ... LP
Verve, 1955. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
One of Basie's biggest albums – but still a work of pure genius! "April In Paris" is one of the darkest jazz standards ever written, and it never sounded better than in this original version, which features that great ending in which Basie and the band stop, then start, then stop ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Count BasieApril In Paris (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1955. Used ... $1.99
One of Basie's biggest albums – but still a work of pure genius! "April In Paris" is one of the darkest jazz standards ever written, and it never sounded better than in this original version, which features that great ending in which Basie and the band stop, then start, then stop ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Verve Master Edition. Please note the digipack case is clean overall but has heavy abrasions on both spines.)

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✨✧ Count BasieBasie's Beat ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A really wonderful back to basics session for Basie – featuring arrangements by longtime band members Frank Foster, Erick Dixon, Bobby Plater, and Thad Jones! The set also features vocals on 2 tracks by bluesy vocalist Richard Boone – a singer with a really great scatting approach ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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Count BasieCount! ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1952. New Copy ... $19.99
A great little gem from the Count Basie years on Verve – a tight little record that has Basie really reinventing his sound for the 50s – an album that's filled with short, uncomplicated tracks that have a surprisingly easy-going groove! The arrangements are swinging and tight, with ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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✨✧ Count BasieCount! ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A great little gem from the Count Basie years on Verve – a tight little record that has Basie really reinventing his sound for the 50s – an album that's filled with short, uncomplicated tracks that have a surprisingly easy-going groove! The arrangements are swinging and tight, with ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and splitting.)
Also available Count! ... CD 19.99

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Count BasieHall Of Fame ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $22.99
Excellent work from that wonderful 50s moment when Count Basie was really reinventing his band – stripping things down, getting nice and lean, and putting in this soulful kick to the rhythms that really helped modernize the groove! The set's a mix of arrangements from Ernie Wilkins, and a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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Count BasieLil Ol Groovemaker Basie! ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
Count Basie and Quincy Jones were always a mighty mighty combination – and there's no finer proof of that fact than this sweet little set! Quincy had a way of swinging Basie's group even more than Neal Hefti did – really letting the piano step out front, and swinging the larger horn ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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✨✧ Count BasieLil Ol Groovemaker Basie! ... LP
Verve, 1963. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Count Basie and Quincy Jones were always a mighty mighty combination – and there's no finer proof of that fact than this sweet little set! Quincy had a way of swinging Basie's group even more than Neal Hefti did – really letting the piano step out front, and swinging the larger horn ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing.)
Also available Lil Ol Groovemaker Basie! ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ Count Basie & His OrchestraBasie's Beatle Bag ... LP
Verve, 1966. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
An amazing little record – with results that are even greater than the sum of its parts! As you'd guess from the title, Count Basie takes on the 60s sounds of The Beatles – but he's doing so with arrangements from the great Chico O'Farrill – who really keeps things interesting ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Count Basie & Joe WilliamsCount Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings ... CD
Clef/Verve, 1955. Used ... $1.99
Count Basie plays the piano and Joe Williams sings in his bluesy way and they are backed by a slew of musicians who include Thad Jones on trumpet, Ben Powell on trombone, Frank Foster on tenor saxophone, Sonny Payne on drums and many, many others. Frank Foster did all of the arrangements and the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, CRC pressing.)

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✨✧ Basso Valdambrini QuintetBasso Valdambrini Quintet (Verve) ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
A sharp-edged session of tremendous trumpet and tenor interplay – served up by the legendary quintet of Gianni Basso and Oscar Valdambrini! The album's got a sound that's as hip as it looks – a great approach to 50s modern jazz, done in a style that's equally influenced by west coast ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some splitting at the top of the spine held with clear tape, looks nice otherwise with very light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Jon BatisteChronology Of A Dream – Live At The Village Vanguard ... LP
Verve, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
Jon Batiste is fantastic here – way more so than we normally give him credit for, and maybe even sharper in a live setting than in the studio! The group works with a mix of jazz, funk, and soul – but very different than Jon's band on TV, as there's deeper, richer elements going on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jon BatisteWe Are – Roots & Traditions EP (purple vinyl pressing) (2020 Black Friday Release) ... 12-inch
Verve, 2020. New Copy (pic cover)... $16.99
Unreleased work from Jon Batiste – and a set that pays tribute to the roots and traditions that inspired his music! The set begins with the tunes "Work It Out" and "I Need You" – then moves into the title cut "We Are", which was done with help from the St ... (Jazz) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Jorge BenJorge Ben (1969) ... LP
Philips/Verve, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A samba soul masterpiece from Jorge Ben – one of the most brilliant records to come out the fertile late 60s Brazilian scene – and an incredible album that works with the psychedelic flourishes of Ben's contemporaries and a deeper undercurrent of soul & funk! This is one of the ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ David BenoitHere's To You, Charlie Brown – 50 Great Years ... CD
Verve/GRP, 2000. Used ... Out Of Stock
David Benoit on piano, Christain McBride on bass & Peter Erskine on drums & percussion. (Jazz) CD
(BMG Record Club pressing, artwork is wrinkled from some light water damage.)

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George BensonBlue Benson ... LP
Verve/Polydor, 1968/1976. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A sweet 70s collection of late 60s work from George Benson – tracks recorded in 1968 for Verve, originally from the albums Giblet Gravy and Goodies! The set list here really does a great job of picking out the best numbers – the kind of clean, lean tunes that were pushing Benson from ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with a sticker in the top right corner.)

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Shelley BermanInside Shelley Berman ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good ... $1.99
(Comedy) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a partially split top and bottom seam, with some marker.)

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✨✧ Shelley BermanNew Sides ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
(Comedy) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole. Shrinkwrap has a hole on the top right corner.)

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Shelley BermanPersonal Appearance ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $1.99
(Comedy) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Celebrity Series pressing with deep groove. Cover has staple holes in one corner, light wear, and a cutout hole.)

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Jane BirkinOh! Pardon, Tu Dormais ... CD
Verve, 2021. New Copy ... On February 5, 2021
(French) CD

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✨✧ Mary J BligeMary Christmas ... CD
Verve, 2013. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sparkling Christmas set from Mary J Blige – one that takes full advantage of those wonderful vocals, and lets them loose on a whole host of Holiday tunes! The album's on Verve, and has a feel that's a lot more classic than some of Mary's other work – a vibe that's somewhere between ... read more CD

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✨✧ Willie BoboTalkin' Verve ... CD
Verve, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer set of funky Latin Soul tracks, recorded by Willie Bobo in the mid and late 60s, and pulled from his hard to find albums on Verve! The set focuses on some of Willie's grooviest stuff, and is a very tasty blend of soul and instrumental cuts, all with a tight Latin-tinged sound. Titles ... (Latin) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Michael BreckerNearness Of You – The Ballad Book ... CD
Verve, 2000. Used ... $4.99
With Charlie Haden on bass, Jack DeJohnette on drums, Pat Metheny on guitar & Herbie Hancock on piano. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Till BronnerRio (deluxe edition with book & DVD) ... CD
Verve (Germany), 2008. Used 2 Discs ... $16.99
The deepest album we've heard in years from Till Bronner – a beautiful collection of Brazilian-tinged tunes, performed with a host of wonderful guest stars! Bronner plays his usual trumpet, and also sings a bit too – in that warmly raspy voice that we first grew to love during his Chet ... (Neo Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Brooks Arthur EnsembleSole Forms ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
Very cool work from Brooks Arthur – wonderfully subtle stuff, but with a jazzy undercurrent too! Instrumentation includes great reeds from Art Kaplan, keyboards from Bernie Leighton, and percussion from Artie Butler – and direction is by Garry Sherman and Fred Karlin. Titles include ... (Now Sound) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Clifford BrownDefinitive Clifford Brown ... CD
Verve, 1953/1954. Used ... $3.99
Clifford Brown with Lou Donaldson, Gigi Gryce, Harold Land, Sonny Rollins, Charlie Rouse, John Lewis , Richie Powell, Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Milt Hinton, George Morrow, Curley Russell, Art Blakey, Roy Haynes, Max Roach, Helen Merrill, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, Neal Hefti, Quincy Jones ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Clifford Brown & Max RoachAt Basin Street (with bonus tracks) ... CD
EmArcy/Verve, Mid 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
About as classic as you can get for the Brown/Roach group – recorded at Basin Street with a group that includes Richie Powell on piano, Sonny Rollins on tenor, and George Morrow on bass. Tracks are tight and in that firey hardbop mode the pair pioneered – and titles include "Gertru ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Clifford Brown & Max RoachJazz Masters 44 ... CD
Verve, Mid 50s. Used ... $1.99
Featuring Bass Curtis Counce, George Morrow, Oscar Pettiford, Bobby Donaldson, Barry Galbraith, Richie Powell, Harold Land, Sonny Rollins, Walter Benton & Helen Merrill. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Clifford Brown & Max RoachStudy In Brown (180 gram pressing) ... LP
EmArcy/Verve, 1955. New Copy (reissue)... On January 29, 2021
Classic material from the team of Clifford Brown and Max Roach – and a set that features the west coast hardbop group that included Harold Land on tenor, George Morrow on bass, and Bud Powell's brother Richie on piano. Tracks are short, and played with great boppish fire and fury – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the excellent Verve Acoustic Sounds series!)
Also available Study In Brown (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ James BrownSoul On Top ... CD
King/Verve, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A different James Brown album – but a nice one! James doesn't sing soul, so much as jazz – in front of large backings by Louis Bellson, with arrangements by Oliver Nelson that are in his best 60s soul mode – and which give the album a very very groovy feel overall! The record's ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)
Also available Soul On Top ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ James Brown with the Dee Felice TrioGettin' Down To It ... CD
King/Verve, 1969. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little album by James Brown – and very different than his other work! He cut this one with the groovy Dee Felice Trio – a jazz-based combo that he recorded on their own for King, on another very rare, very excellent record. The band's in similar form here, although not ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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Ray BrownRay Brown With The All-Star Big Band ... LP
Verve, 1962. Very Good ... $4.99
A standout session from bassist Ray Brown – one of a few 60s big band sessions recorded for Verve, featuring some searing solo work from Cannonball Adderley! Brown's name as a leader is possibly more as a compadre than the main driving force of the record – as the arrangements here are ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing. Back cover has light aging and some notes in pen.)

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Ray Brown/Ben Webster/Oscar PetersonOne O'Clock Jump 1953 – Jazz At The Philharmonic ... LP
Verve, 1953. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Recorded September 19, 1953 at Carnegie Hall in New York City, with Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers, Bill Harris, Benny Carter, Willie Smith, Flip Phillips, Lester Young, Herb Ellis, and JC Heard. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue.)

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✨✧ Ray Brown/Milt JacksonMuch In Common ... LP
Verve, 1964. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
One of the first albums in what was to become a very successful pairing – the bass of Ray Brown and the vibes of Milt Jackson, working here in a down-homier setting that was miles away from his work with the MJQ! The set's got a light jazzy backing on most tracks – with some guitar ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing. Cover has some discoloration from age.)

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✨✧ Dave BrubeckChristmas Lullabies – Away In A Manger/Sleep Holy Infant Sleep (single sided red vinyl 12 inch with etched side) (2020 Black Friday Release) ... 12-inch
Verve, 2010. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful little record from Dave Brubeck – one that features two Christmas tunes on one side, then etched vinyl on the other – all a brilliantly red piece of wax, packaged in a see-through sleeve! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Kenny BurrellGeneration Ago Today ... CD
Verve/Universal (Japan), 1967. Used ... $11.99
A really sweet little album from guitarist Kenny Burrell – one in which he takes older tunes ("a generation ago"), and updates them with a sweetly compressed Verve 60s groove ("today"!) The record features 2 small groups – one with Ron Carter on bass, Grady Tate on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print SHMCD pressing, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Kenny BurrellNight At The Vanguard ... CD
Argo/Verve, 1959. Used ... $7.99
A hip live date from Kenny Burrell – recorded with a trio that includes Richard Davis on bass and Roy Haynes on drums – both of whom help Kenny find a groove that's a bit lighter and more fluid than usual! The rhythms here are quite gentle, almost spare at times – and always ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Verve Originals pressing. Still sealed.)

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Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... LP
Cadet/Verve, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Possibly the greatest album ever by the legendary Chicago soul singer Terry Callier! Terry's rich mellow voice is mixed with superb arrangements from the Cadet studio team, with Charles Stepney at the head, and the result is completely sublime. The songs are longer than on earlier albums – ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... CD
Cadet/Verve, 1973. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Possibly the greatest album ever by the legendary Chicago soul singer Terry Callier! Terry's rich mellow voice is mixed with superb arrangements from the Cadet studio team, with Charles Stepney at the head, and the result is completely sublime. The songs are longer than on earlier albums – ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available What Color Is Love ... LP 22.99

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Benny CarterNew Jazz Sounds – The Urbane Sessions ... CD
Norgran/Verve, Early 50s. Used 2 CDs ... $14.99
Kind of a loosely thrown together session that has Carter at the core, Harris joining in on a number of numbers, and Gillespie taking up his horn for the last 2. The record's got a good relaxed Verve feel – and although the style is more jam session in operation, the tracks are short and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Betty CarterFeed The Fire ... CD
Verve, 1994. Used ... Out Of Stock
Backed by Geri Allen, Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette! (Vocalists) CD
(Out of print, barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Don CherryDon Cherry (aka Brown Rice) ... LP
A&M/Verve, 1976. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Mindblowing music from the great Don Cherry – quite a statement, given how much fantastic sounds Cherry had already given us by this point in his career! In the years before this set, Don had worked in some very free, avant modes – and also explored a fair bit of global styles too ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chiara CivelloLast Quarter Moon ... CD
Verve, 2005. Used ... $3.99
(Vocalists) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Rosemary ClooneySwing Around Rosie (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Coral/Verve, 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
Rosie's always been a heck of a jazz singer, but she doesn't always get to show her chops on record – which is why this late 50s session is such a treat! Backings are by the Buddy Cole trio (with Buddy on both piano and organ!) – a now-forgotten group that were frequently called upon ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Al Cohn & Zoot SimsYou N Me ... CD
Mercury/Verve, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the best albums that Al Cohn and Zoot Sims ever cut together – and that's saying a lot, given the strength of their collaborations during the 50s and 60s! The set's got a nice small group feeling, and is a bit more open and relaxed than some of their RCA material – still in the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Verve Master Edition in a tri-fold digipack.)

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✨✧ George ColemanMy Horns Of Plenty ... CD
Verve, 1991. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rare moment in the major label spotlight for George Coleman – an early 90s session for Verve, and one that should have gotten him the same sort of ongoing recognition as contemporary sessions at the label by JJ Johnson, Randy Weston, and Joe Henderson! The format here is spare, but nicely ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print first pressing.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneBlue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... CD
Impulse, 1964. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A lost treasure from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – material recorded as the soundtrack for the Canadian film Le Chat Danse Le Sac – which features new recordings of material that Coltrane had done in previous years, but really updated by the fresh version of this group! ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ John ColtraneBlue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A lost treasure from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – material recorded as the soundtrack for the Canadian film Le Chat Danse Le Sac – which features new recordings of material that Coltrane had done in previous years, but really updated by the fresh version of this group! ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Harry Connick JrTrue Love – A Celebration Of Cole Porter ... CD
Verve/Universal (Netherlands), 2019. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Vocalists) CD
(Still sealed with the hype sticker.)

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Chick CoreaMy Spanish Heart (plus bonus track) ... CD
Verve, 1976. Used ... $4.99
Given that Chick Corea first got his start working in the New York Latin scene back in the 60s, the album's a bit of a return to his roots – even if the general theme here is Spanish, and not Afro-Cuban! The Corea Spanish Heart here is cast in some darker, more contemplative tones than more ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Verve Master Edition.)

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Blossom DearieBlossom Dearie ... CD
Verve, 1956/Late 50s. Used ... $4.99
Amazing early work from Blossom Dearie – quite possibly her best album for Verve, recorded in the mid 50s right after her return from work on the Paris scene! The style here is sprightly and whimsical, yet also fragile and human – a blend that few other singers can pull off as well as ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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✨✧ Blossom DearieGive Him The Ooh-La-La ... LP
Verve, 1957. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Blossom Dearie's fantastic albums for Verve – all of which stand as some of the best recorded work she ever did! The album features Blossom in a warm intimate group, which gives great focus to her endearing voice, and lively piano. She's backed by Ray Brown and Herb Ellis, and she ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 70s mono Japanese pressing, MV 2036, includes the insert. Cover has some discoloration from age.)

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✨✧ Buddy DeFrancoWholly Cats ... LP
Verve, 1957. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Older tunes, redone beautifully by Buddy DeFranco – in a sweetly open-ended style that makes the album one of his best for Verve! The album was done in 2 different sessions – one with Ray Linn on trumpet, Jimmy Rowles on piano, and Barney Kessel on guitar – the other with George ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereophonic pressing with deep groove. Cover has some notes in pen on back and some discoloration from age.)

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✨✧ Will DowningChristmas, Love & You ... CD
Verve, 2004. Used ... Out Of Stock
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✨✧ George DukeFeel ... CD
MPS/Verve, 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet keyboards and lots of funky grooves – one of the best of George Duke's seminal albums for MPS – and a record that captures him at a key middle point in his growth! The sound here is tighter than the trippier records of before, but also never too smooth or commercial – still ... (Jazz) read more CD
(2008 digipak pressing. Mark through barcode.)

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✨✧ Harry EdisonSwinger ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
Tight session of hard post-swing jazz, but still very straight ahead. With Jimmy Forrest on tenor adding a nice hard edge to Harry Edison's trumpet sound, and a large rhythm section featuring Jimmy Jones, Freddie Greene, Joe Benjamin and Charlie Persip. 6 in all: "Nasty", "Pussy ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with trumpeter logo & deep groove. NOTE: Cover has split seams held with old tape, surface wear, and a name in marker.)

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✨✧ Roy EldridgeLittle Jazz – The Best Of The Verve Years ... CD
Verve, 1950s. Used ... Out Of Stock
15 great tracks from the Verve years of Roy Eldridge – with great help from Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins on tenor, Johnny Hodges on alto, Gene Krupa on drums, and Oscar Peterson on piano! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Roy EldridgeSwingin' On The Town ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Short tracks with a spare swinging groove – featuring the trumpet of Eldridge, with backing by Ronnie Ball on piano, Benny Moten on bass, and Edward Locke on drums. The focus is on Eldridge's lightly playful trumpet style – and tracks include "Song Of the Islands", "Bossa ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM stereo pressing.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington's Finest Hour ... CD
Verve, 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s/1970s. Used ... $3.99
16 songs from the Ellington Orchestra as well as small group recordings with John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins & Johnny Hodges. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Buddie EmmonsSteel Guitar Jazz ... CD
Verve, 1963. Used ... $16.99
A nice little album that looks gimmicky – but which is surprisingly groovy, thanks to some great work by the players in the session! Buddy Emmons is a steel guitarist – playing here in a jazz style not usually heard on the instrument. The idea might have floundered miserably, had it ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bill EvansBill Evans Trio with Symphony Orchestra ... CD
Verve (Germany), 1966. Used ... $3.99
Tremendous work from Bill Evans – one of his rare non-trio sides of the 60s – and a stunning batch of tunes with backings from the mighty Claus Ogerman! Most of the tunes here are of classical origin, but they're recast by Evans and Ogerman with almost a soundtrack sensitivity – ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansTrio '65 ... CD
Verve, 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the best Bill Evans trio sessions on Verve – recorded with a group that features Chuck Israels on bass and Larry Bunker on drums, both perfect accompanists for Evans in his exploration of unusual rhythms and lyrical tones on the keys! Both players have a dancing quality that goes far ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Bill Evans & Shelly ManneEmpathy/Simple Matter Of Conviction ... CD
Verve, 1962/1966. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A pair of great Bill Evans albums for Verve – both a very good fit together! The cover of Empathy co-credits Bill Evans and Shelly Manne as the leader of the set – and that distinction's an important one – as the record has a slightly different feel than some of Bill's other 60s ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Gil Evans & Lee KonitzHeroes ... CD
Verve/Remark, 1980. Used ... Out Of Stock
Beautiful later work from these two modern jazz giants – Gil Evans on piano and Lee Konitz on alto and soprano! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole, and back cover has a promo sticker.)

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Art Farmer & Benny Golson JazztetJazztet At Birdhouse (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Argo/Verve, 1961. Used ... $9.99
One of the best albums ever by this crack soul jazz combo – the mighty Jazztet, an early 60s group led by Art Farmer and Benny Golson! The set was recorded in Chicago, and it features the group hard-grooving through some really well-arranged numbers – lively tunes with a snapping, in-th ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Frances FayeFrances Faye In Frenzy ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good ... $3.99
A rare set from singer Frances Faye – and a great one, too – thanks to arrangements from Russ Garcia! (Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing. Cover has light surface wear, some aging, and a small spot of tape on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldComplete Ella Fitzgerald Songbooks (16 CD set) ... CD
Verve, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 16 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A truly amazing package – 8 different Ella Fitzgerald Songbook albums for Verve – each packaged just like the original albums, including those that were double-LP sets, or even boxed sets! The whole thing comes in a handsome fabric-covered box, with a hardcover book – and each ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print. Inckudes the original clothbound box, book, and everything – in great shape!)

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldComplete Ella In Berlin – Mack The Knife (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Quite a popular live album from Ella – recorded in Berlin at the height of the cold war years – featuring a famous recording of "Mack The Knife" that almost blew away Bobby Darin's hit with the cut! The album's nicely free of some of the stodginess of some of Ella's Songbook ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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Ella FitzgeraldComplete Piano Duets ... CD
Verve, 1950s/1976. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 21.99
A wonderful way to hear the genius of Ella Fitzgerald at its best – as the set features all tracks that just have the first lady of jazz singing alongside a piano – spare, open, and in a way that really lets you get all all the care and nuance that Ella can bring to a tune! Most of the ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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Ella FitzgeraldElla – The Lost Berlin Tapes ... CD
Verve, 1962. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Ella Fitzgerald recorded one of her most successful albums in Berlin – a smoking live set that gave the world her take on "Mack The Knife" – and this set marks a fantastic second chapter to that record – unreleased tapes that appear here for the first time ever! The ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldElla – The Lost Berlin Tapes ... LP
Verve, 1962. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
Ella Fitzgerald recorded one of her most successful albums in Berlin – a smoking live set that gave the world her take on "Mack The Knife" – and this set marks a fantastic second chapter to that record – unreleased tapes that appear here for the first time ever! The ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ella – The Lost Berlin Tapes ... CD 13.99

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Ella FitzgeraldElla At Duke's Place ... CD
Verve, 1965. Used ... $5.99
A beautiful classic from mid 60s Verve – and the kind of a session that we wouldn't have expected to come off so well! In a style they were using with older artists at the time, Verve brought Ella and Duke into the studio together – with Duke's band and compositions providing the ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ella FitzgeraldElla At Duke's Place ... LP
Verve, 1965. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $11.99
A beautiful classic from mid 60s Verve – and the kind of a session that we wouldn't have expected to come off so well! In a style they were using with older artists at the time, Verve brought Ella and Duke into the studio together – with Duke's band and compositions providing the ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese Polydor pressing, UMJ 3286. Front cover has a large peeled patch from sticker removal. Spine has an index sticker.)

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldElla In Hollywood ... LP
Verve, 1961. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice little Verve session that breaks from the usual format – especially the "Songbooks" one – and features Ella in LA with small group backing by Jim Hall, Lou Levy, Wilfred Middlebrooks, and Gus Johnson. The set was recorded live at the Crescendo – in a jazzily ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Verve Inc pressing. Cover has a split bottom seam and light surface wear.)

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldElla Swings Brightly With Nelson (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1959/1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice pairing of Ella Fitzgerald and Nelson Riddle – done away from the Songbook series, with titles that include "I'm Gonna Go Fishing", "The Gentleman Is A Dope", "Mean To Me", "I Won't Dance", "Love Me Or Leave Me", and "What Am I ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldElla Swings Gently With Nelson ... CD
Verve, 1963. Used ... $3.99
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Ella FitzgeraldElla Swings Lightly ... CD
Verve, Late 50s. Used ... $2.99
Ella gets some great jazzy backings from Marty Paich – on titles that include "Little White Lies", "You Hit The Spot", "Little Jazz", "720 In the Books", "Knock Me A Kiss", and "My Kinda Love". (Vocalists) CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Ella Swings Lightly ... LP 14.99

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Ella FitzgeraldElla Swings Lightly ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
Ella gets some great jazzy backings from Marty Paich – on titles that include "Little White Lies", "You Hit The Spot", "Little Jazz", "720 In the Books", "Knock Me A Kiss", and "My Kinda Love". (Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Verve Records Inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has some surface wear, aging, a split top seam, and half split spine.)
Also available Ella Swings Lightly ... CD 2.99

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldElla Wishes You A Swinging Christmas (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1960. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A wonderful Holiday album that's stayed fresh for years! Ella's got a perfect style to interpret these numbers – working with Frank DeVol and Russ Garcia in a set of lightly jazzy versions of Christmas favorites like "Sleigh Ride", "Jingle Bells", "Winter ... read more CD

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Ella FitzgeraldGet Happy ... CD
Verve, Late 50s. Used ... $4.99
Arrangements by Nelson Riddle, Russ Garcia, and Frank DeVol! Titles include "Moonlight Becomes You", "Cheerful Little Earful", "You Make Me Feel So Young", "Like Young", "You Turned The Tables On Me", and "Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar". (Vocalists) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldGet Happy ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Arrangements by Nelson Riddle, Russ Garcia, and Frank DeVol! Titles include "Moonlight Becomes You", "Cheerful Little Earful", "You Make Me Feel So Young", "Like Young", "You Turned The Tables On Me", and "Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar". (Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing. Cover has pieces of clear tape on the spine, with a promo ink stamp and small index label on back.)

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Ella FitzgeraldJukebox Ella – The Complete Verve Singles Vol 1 ... CD
Verve, 1950s/1960s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
A much-needed look at a near-lost side of Ella's work for Verve – the singles she recorded for the label in the 50s and 60s, work that's very different than her more famous LPs! Historically, Ella's probably best remembered for her Songbook albums at Verve – serious efforts that ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print. Mark through barcode.)

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Ella FitzgeraldWhisper Not (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve, 1966. Used ... $8.99
A groovier batch of tunes than usual for Ella – especially compared to most of her Verve recordings! Ella's getting backed here by Marty Paich and orchestra – in a mid 60s swinging mode that has a nice degree of kick to it, and which shows that Ella's able to groove like some of the ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ella Fitzgerald & Duke EllingtonElla & Duke At The Cote D'Azur ... CD
Verve, 1966. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
A superstar performance from the Antibes jazz festival at Cote D'Azur – one that features Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington sharing the stage, in a concert that was also recorded for a film! Most numbers here feature the full Ellington orchestra backing Ella up – but a few other ... (Vocalists) read more CD
 
 



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