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Cannonball AdderleyDefinitive Cannonball Adderley ... CD
Blue Note/Verve, Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
(Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Red AllenMeets Kid Ory ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
(Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Red Allen/Kid Ory/Jack TeagardenAt Newport ... LP
Verve, 1957. Near Mint- ... $7.99
(Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Japanese Polydor pressing, UMV 2624, with insert.)

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✨✧ Gene Ammons & Sonny StittPrime Cuts (Boss Tenors & Boss Tenors In Orbit) ... LP
Verve, 1961/1962. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
A nice little 2-fer collecting two great meetings of two greats! Jug and Stitt go head to head on Boss Tenors, a classic album of tracks that perfectly captures the joy and fury of their live performances from years before! The record was cut in Chicago with a very hard rhythm section that ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and cutout notch.)

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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 ... LP 26.99

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Philip BaileyLove Will Find A Way ... LP
Verve, 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 34.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Please Note – These copies have a slightly dinged corner from shipping, nothing major just a small dent on one corner.)
Also available Love Will Find A Way ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Chet BakerBaby Breeze ... CD
Verve, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
It's the mid 60s, and although Chet's lost the classic sound of his early recordings, he does a pretty nice job in this small group session that has him playing fluegelhorn in place of a recently-stolen trumpet. The sound is nice and compressed, with a tightly restrained feel that works well with ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Charlie BarnetFor Dancing Lovers ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
Features a few trumpet solos from Clark Terry – and guitar from Barney Kessel! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Records Inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has stains on back and some flaking on front near the opening.)

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Charlie BarnetLonely Street ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
(Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Kenny BarronOther Places ... CD
Verve, 1993. Used ... $4.99
(Jazz) CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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✨✧ Kenny Barron & Mino CineluSwamp Sally ... CD
Verve, 1996. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Count BasieBasie In London ... CD
Verve, 1956. Used ... $2.99
Basie was getting all over the place during the 50s – and this set's a great little concert recorded in London! The album's classic Basie for Verve – with Joe Williams on vocals on 3 tracks, and a tight group that includes Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Benny Powell, Matthew Gee, and Frank ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Count BasieCount Basie At Newport (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Basie and Basie-ites – recorded at Newport in 1957, in a number of varying groupings with players that include Lester Young, Thad Jones, Frank Wess, Joe Newman, and Frank Foster. Jimmy Rushing sings vocals on the track "Sent For You Yesterday & Here You Come Today" – and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Verve Master Edition in the tri-fold digipack. Hype sticker inside the gatefold.)

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✨✧ Count BasieInside Outside ... LP
Verve/VSP, Mid/Late 50s. Sealed ... $4.99
(Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Count BasieMore Hits Of The 50s & 60s ... LP
Verve, 1963. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Basie hits the hits of the 50s and early 60s – working here with some tight Billy Byers arrangements that really help transform the tunes! The groove is upbeat, bright, and brilliantly soulful – that punctuated Basie groove first formed when Neal Hefti was with the group, still carried ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Count BasieOn My Way & Shoutin Again – Count Basie Plays Music By Neal Hefti ... LP
Verve, 1962. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A wonderful album of 60s Basie – one that focuses on the writing and arranging talents of the great Neal Hefti! Hefti's one of our favorite soundtrack composers of the decade, but in the years before his film fame, he was a frequent partner of Basie – and this album marks one of their ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and a gloss bubble on the spine.)

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✨✧ Count Basie, Wardell Gray, Stan Getz & OthersJam Session #3 ... LP
Verve, 1953. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Prime jam session material from Verve – nothing fancy, but a great vinyl document of the same spirit that Norman Granz was putting into his famous cross-genre concerts at the time! Players include Wardell Gray, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Stan Getz, Willie Smith, Harry Edison, Freddie Greene, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Japanese pressing, UMV 2655, with insert. Cover has a small cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Basso Valdambrini QuintetBasso Valdambrini Quintet (Verve) ... LP
Verve, 1959. Near Mint- ... Temporarily 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
(Japanese pressing!)

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✨✧ Jon BatisteAnatomy Of Angels – Live At The Village Vanguard ... LP
Verve, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A very different side of pianist Jon Batiste than you'll hear on television – and a record that's a great reminder of just how great a jazz musician he can be when he wants to! The set was recorded live at the Vanguard – and the songs are beautiful long-spun numbers that not only ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jon BatisteAnatomy Of Angels – Live At The Village Vanguard ... CD
Verve, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A very different side of pianist Jon Batiste than you'll hear on television – and a record that's a great reminder of just how great a jazz musician he can be when he wants to! The set was recorded live at the Vanguard – and the songs are beautiful long-spun numbers that not only ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Jon BatisteHollywood Africans ... CD
Verve, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Think what you want about Jon Batiste on TV – the man's out to show you here that he's one hell of a pianist – and a jazz musician with a lot more depth than just his mainstream appearances! The set is mostly solo, and surprisingly beautiful – as Batiste is able to both serve up ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Hollywood Africans ... CD 8.99

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Jon BatisteHollywood Africans ... CD
Verve, 2018. Used ... $8.99
Think what you want about Jon Batiste on TV – the man's out to show you here that he's one hell of a pianist – and a jazz musician with a lot more depth than just his mainstream appearances! The set is mostly solo, and surprisingly beautiful – as Batiste is able to both serve up ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Hollywood Africans ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Beggars OperaAct One ... LP
Verve, 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A jammingly progressive set from Beggars Opera – a short-lived British group with plenty of great organ work from Alan Park! Beggars Opera are poised halfway between the tighter modes of the beat group years and the more stretched out sound of the classic rock supergroups – and the ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Louis BellsonDrumorama ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
One of the most dynamic Louis Bellson albums on Verve – lots of room for pyrotechnic work on the drums – including one track that's a complete drum solo! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Louis BellsonLouis Bellson At The Flamingo ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
You know, there's almost a rule for Verve sessions led by drummers – and that's that they're as good for the horn players as they are for the drummers! This album's a great illustration of that fact – as Bellson's working here in a stripped-down quartet that gives ample space to Harry ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Verve Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has a sticker spot, some light surface wear, and a small split on the top seam held with clear tape.)

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Louis BellsonLouis Bellson Swings Jule Styne ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
The fantastic drummer swings the music of composer Jule Styne – on songs that were mostly co-written with the great Sammy Cahn! Players aren't listed, but the set's got that usual tight Bellson groove! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has moderate wear with split spine, mostly split seams that are partially held with tape.)

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✨✧ Jorge BenJorge Ben (1969) ... LP
Philips/Verve, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
Also available Jorge Ben (1969) ... CD 14.99

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Tony Bennett & Diana KrallFascinating Rhythm (10 inch single) ... 12-inch
Verve, 2018. New Copy ... $4.99 14.99
A very cool little 10" single – one that features a recent duet on "Fascinating Rhythm" by Tony Bennett with Diana Krall, all with backing from the trio of pianist Bill Charlap! The flipside's maybe even cooler, though – as it features a very early Bennett recording of ... (Vocalists) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Released for Small Business Saturday 2018. Indie store exclusive.)

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✨✧ George BensonBlue Benson ... LP
Verve/Polydor, 1968/1976. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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

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George BensonIrreplaceable ... CD
Verve, 2004. Used ... $5.99
It may be just be us, but this seems like the best George Benson album we've heard in years! The songs are all very comfortably soul-based – often with vocals, and featuring some of the catchiest numbers we've heard from George a while. George's vocals have that wonderfully sweet sound that ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Shelley BermanOutside Shelley Berman ... LP
Verve, 1959. Sealed ... $4.99
(Comedy/Spoken) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has two cutout holes.)

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✨✧ Elmer Bernstein/Chico HamiltonSweet Smell Of Success (with bonus track) ... CD
Decca/Verve, 1957. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A jazz soundtrack double-header – one that features both the small combo and larger band version of the soundtrack to The Sweet Smell Of Success! Part of the CD features the Chico Hamilton Quintet's album of music – a wonderful bit of cinematic jazz from the 50s. The combo was a key ... (Soundtracks) read more CD

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Art BlakeyS Make It ... CD
Limelight/Verve (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $9.99
A lost classic from Art Blakey – quite different from some of his Blue Note work! The album's a very swinging mid 60s session, noteworthy for the presence of John Gilmore, recording here in one of his few appearances away from Sun Ra. Gilmore wails on tenor, and he sounds great next to Lee ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Art BlakeySoul Finger ... CD
Limelight/Verve (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the most obscure mid 60s sides by Blakey – but a great one! The record features a strangely-chosen lineup of the Jazz Messengers that includes Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard, Lucky Thompson, and John Hicks. Thompson's in his very soulful "just returned from Europe" phase, and ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Blues ProjectBest Of The Blues Project ... LP
Verve/Forecast, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
(Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Blues ProjectLive At The Cafe Au Go Go ... LP
Verve, 1966. Very Good+ ... $7.99
(Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label Forecast pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Willie BoboTalkin' Verve ... CD
Verve, Late 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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 BreckerTime Is Of The Essence ... CD
Verve, 1999. Used ... $1.99
(Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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DeeDee BridgewaterLove & Peace – A Tribute To Horace Silver ... CD
Verve, 1995. Used ... $4.99
A modern classic from Dee Dee Bridgewater – one of her hippest albums of the later years, thanks to a great choice of material, and some really wonderful execution! The album's a beautiful set of straight jazz vocal readings of some of Horace Silver's best compositions, and it also features ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Clifford BrownClifford Brown With Strings ... CD
EmArcy/Verve, 1955. Used ... $5.99
A classic "with strings" session from Clifford Brown – nearly as well-done and perfect as some of Charlie Parker's sides for Verve, handled here with perhaps a slightly sweeter touch, as Neal Hefti's the man on arrangements. The core group's the Brown/Roach combo, augmented by a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Verve master edition in a trifold sleeve. Barcode has a mark.)

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✨✧ Ray BrownThis Is Ray Brown ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the great Ray Brown LPs for Verve, featuring the legendary bassist in the company of Jerome Richardson, Herb Ellis, Osie Johnson, and Oscar Peterson (who plays organ on some cuts!). Cuts include "Jim", "Cool Walk", "Upstairs Blues", and "Bric a Brac". (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has wear, marker and splitting.)

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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
(Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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✨✧ Ray Brown/Milt JacksonMuch In Common ... LP
Verve, 1964. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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 pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Roscoe Lee BrowneHand Is On The Gate ... LP
Verve, 1966. Very Good+ 2LP ... $6.99
Pretty interesting stuff – almost a who's who of African American socially conscious singing actors in the early 60s – with a cast that includes James Earl Jones, Moses Gunn, Leon Bibb, Josephine Premice, Cicely Tyson, and Roscoe Lee Browne, who also arranged and directed the whole ... (Soundtracks) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Kenny BurrellAsphalt Canyon Suite ... LP
Verve, 1970. Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A stunner from Kenny Burrell – one of his most sophisticated and soulful sessions of the 60s! Kenny's working here with the ultra-cool arranger Johnny Pate – best known for his work with Curtis Mayfield, and his 70s soundtrack fame – but a heck of a creative talent when it comes ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing. Cover has wear and splitting.)

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Kenny BurrellGuitar Forms ... CD
Verve/MGM, 1965. Used ... $4.99
Surprisingly wonderful work from Kenny! The album has Kenny's guitar set to arrangements by Gil Evans – who gives the session a modern edge that really sets it apart from other Burrell albums of the time. Kenny's freed to do his thing – wonderfully, we might add – and Gil paints ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Donald ByrdUp With Donald Byrd ... LP
Verve, 1964. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great album, and unlike anything else Donald Byrd ever recorded – almost mad hodgepodge of the styles Byrd used at Blue Note, as the session brings together funky soul jazz with vocal backings – linking the groove of At The Races with the choral stylings of A New Perspective! The ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small bit of gloss peel at the opening and some aging on back.)

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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
Also available What Color Is Love ... LP 19.99

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Betty CarterAudience With Betty Carter ... CD
Verve, 1980. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
A brilliant live set by Betty Carter – originally issued on her own Bet-Car label in 1980, and a perfect summation of the underground soul that was bubbling through her work in the 70s! The Betty you hear here is way different than the Betty of earlier years – freer, more soulful, ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Betty CarterDroppin Things ... CD
Verve, 1990. Used ... $3.99
A record of incredible beauty – probably our favorite of all the Betty Carter comeback albums! The set starts with one of the most wonderful tunes Betty's ever written – "30 Years", a lightly grooving number told from the perspective of a woman who's losing her man after ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Betty CarterI'm Yours, You're Mine ... CD
Verve, 1996. Used ... Just Sold Out!
(Vocalists) CD
(Out of print.)

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Betty CarterLook What I Got ... CD
Verve, 1988. Used ... $8.99
Mellow magic from Betty – one of her first "comeback" albums for Verve, and an excellent set of tunes that still keeps the same feel as her 80s work on her own label. The group on most tunes is a trio – with Benny Green on piano, Michael Bowie on bass, and Winard Harper on ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Betty CarterLook What I Got ... LP
Verve, 1988. Very Good ... $2.99
Mellow magic from Betty – one of her first "comeback" albums for Verve, and an excellent set of tunes that still keeps the same feel as her 80s work on her own label. The group on most tunes is a trio – with Benny Green on piano, Michael Bowie on bass, and Winard Harper on ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Don CherryDon Cherry (aka Brown Rice) ... LP
A&M/Verve, 1976. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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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Jimmy ClevelandIntroducing Jimmy Cleveland & His All Stars ... CD
Verve, 1955. Used Gatefold ... $4.99
An early leader session for Jimmy Cleveland – one that pulls him out of the Lionel Hampton group, and puts him in the company of a number of different all-stars – top level players that Mercury brought together in three different sessions for the album. Players include Lucky Thompson, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Verve Elite edition.)

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Al Cohn QuintetAl Cohn Quintet Featuring Bob Brookmeyer ... LP
Coral, 1956. Very Good+ ... $34.99
A rare and unusual chapter in the career of Al Cohn – and an incredible set cut in the mid 50s with Bob Brookmeyer on trombone! The style's a bit like that used by Al and Zoot Sims together – tightly arranged shorter tracks, with a focus on well-crafted horn work, but enough space to ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy original pressing. Vinyl is nice and clean, with just a few light marks. Cover has a small bit of tape and some light wear, but is great too.)

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John ColtraneBlue World (Le Chat Danse Le Sac) ... CD
Verve, 1964. New Copy ... On September 27, 2019
(Jazz) CD

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John ColtraneBlue World (Le Chat Danse Le Sac) ... LP
Verve, 1964. New Copy ... On September 27, 2019
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Colwell Winfield Blues BandCold Wind Blues ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
(Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo promo, still in the shrink. Labels have sticker spots over the promo notice.)

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✨✧ Sammy Davis Jr & Count BasieOur Shining Hour ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A brilliant album that follows on the trend that was begun by Sinatra and Tony Bennett – one that takes strong jazz backings from Count Basie to push a singer past the usual pop format! Sammy didn't always get backing this strong – and the album's got Quincy Jones handling the ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Blossom DearieBlossom Dearie Sings Comden & Green ... CD
Verve, 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
The lovely Blossom Dearie runs through a set of hip tunes written by the team of Betty Comden and Adolph Green – two of the more forward-thinking writers working on Broadway during the 50s. The tracks are handled with intimate small group backing – Kenny Burrell on guitar, Ray Brown on ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Blossom DearieMy Gentleman Friend ... LP
Verve, 1959. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A magical exercise in understatement – and one of Blossom's best albums for Verve! The late 50s session features Blossom back in the US and working with a small combo that includes Bobby Jaspar on flute, Ray Brown on bass, Kenny Burrell on guitar, and Ed Thigpen on drums – all grooving ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Verve Inc mono pressing – with deep groove – a great copy! Cover has a few very light age spots on the top seam, but is pretty fantastic overall.)

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Buddy DeFrancoBuddy DeFranco & The Oscar Peterson Quartet ... CD
Verve/Phoenix (Spain), 1954. Used ... $8.99
The original album of lovely clarinet work by Buddy DeFranco –backed by Oscar Peterson's quartet – plus a mammoth bonus number that runs nearly half an hour! The players includes Ray Brown on bass, Herb Ellis on guitar, and Louis Bellson on guitar. The tracks are open-ended, in that ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Buddy DeFranco & The Oscar Peterson Quartet ... LP 14.99

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Buddy DeFrancoBuddy DeFranco & The Oscar Peterson Quartet ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
The lovely clarinet of Buddy DeFranco is backed by Oscar Peterson's quartet that included Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, and Louis Bellson. The tracks are open-ended, in that swinging Verve style used on the best mid 50s LPs – and while the Peterson group lacks the soul of some of DeFranco's ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has a split top seam, a partially split spine, light surface wear, and a name in pen.)
Also available Buddy DeFranco & The Oscar Peterson Quartet ... CD 8.99

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Buddy DeFrancoJazz Tones ... LP
Verve, 1953/1954. Very Good ... $19.99
The jazz tones here are mighty nice – on a record that sparkles with some of Buddy DeFranco's best music ever! As with other Verve dates from the time, this DeFranco outing's got a rhythmic pulse that really gets things going – a sense of swing that's nice and lean, but quite powerful ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Records Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, split top seam held with a piece of tape, and a peeled spot and bit of pen on back.)

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Buddy DeFrancoWholly Cats ... LP
Verve, 1957. Very Good+ ... $24.99
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
(Mono Verve Records Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Vinyl has a press flaw bump on "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" that plays with a thump. Cover has some clear tape on the seams.)

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Buddy DeFranco & Oscar PetersonGeorge Gershwin Songbook ... LP
Verve, 1954. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Classic mid 50s jazz takes on Gershwin! As the title indicates, the session features Buddy DeFranco and Oscar Peterson – but the real guy we wanna thank here is arranger Russ Garcia! Unlike some of the other Verve "soloist with the Peterson Trio" albums of the 50s, this one is ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has tape residue along the top seam.)

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✨✧ Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller Laughs ... LP
Verve, 1961. Sealed ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Comedy/Spoken) LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed. Cover has cutout holes.)

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✨✧ Phyllis DillerWhat's Left Of Phyllis Diller ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
(Comedy/Spoken) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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Directions In GrooveDeeper ... CD
Verve, 1994. Used ... $5.99
(Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Billy EckstineEverything I Have Is Yours – The Best Of The MGM Years ... LP
Verve, Late 40s/1950s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
(Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry EdisonSwinger ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good- ... $11.99
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. Cover has some staining.)

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✨✧ Harry Edison & Lester YoungGoing For Myself (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve/Lonehill (Spain), 1957/1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
Classic Verve material from the 50s – a meeting of two swing era giants, in a small combo setting that includes all-star players like Ray Brown, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, and Louis Bellson. The tracks are long and laidback, with measured masterful solos. Titles include "Flic", ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Teddy EdwardsLa Villa – Live In Paris ... CD
Gitanes/Verve (France), 1994. Used ... $11.99
(Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Roy EldridgeSwing Goes Dixie ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
One of the more obscure Roy Eldridge sessions for Verve! Titles include "Tin Roof Blues", "Jada", "Bugle Call Rag", "Black & Blue", and "That's A Plenty". (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Silver label pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some light tape on the seams, but is nice overall.)

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Roy EldridgeSwingin On The Town ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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
(Stereophonic pressing with deep groove. Cover has a sticker spot and some light wear.)

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Roy Eldridge & Benny CarterUrbane Jazz Of Roy Eldridge & Benny Carter (Verve) ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $11.99
Great small combo work from these two pre-bop jazz giants – a quintet with Roy Eldridge on trumpet, Benny Carter on alto, Bruce MacDonald on piano, John Simmons on bass, and Alvin Stoller on drums! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Clef Series pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. CoCove rhas wear and splitting held with some tape.)

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✨✧ Roy Eldridge & Dizzy GillespieRoy & Diz ... CD
Verve, 1954. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers, Lester YoungTrumpet Battle 1952 ... LP
Verve, 1952. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Before you ask, the cover doesn't feature pictures of these guys whacking each other over their heads with trumpets! Instead, it features Jazz At The Philharmonic material from 1952 – with long tracks that include "Jam Session Blues", "The Trumpet Battle", and a "Ball ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesBack To Back ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good- ... $9.99
Duke Ellington makes a rare Verve appearance on this classic album – and works strongly in the mode of earlier sides recorded for the label by Johnny Hodges! There's a relaxed, small group feel going on here – one that's a bit different than some of the tighter Ellington work on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has a split top seam.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesBack To Back ... CD
Verve, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Duke Ellington makes a rare Verve appearance on this classic album – and works strongly in the mode of earlier sides recorded for the label by Johnny Hodges! There's a relaxed, small group feel going on here – one that's a bit different than some of the tighter Ellington work on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print earlier CD pressing.)
Also available Back To Back ... LP 9.99

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesBlues Summit (Side By Side/Back To Back) ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little album that builds on the strength of Johnny Hodges' small group 50s sessions for Verve – and which lets Duke Ellington in on some of the action! The format is nicely stripped-down throughout – featuring Hodges in sextet and septet formation with players that include Ben ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and a promo sticker.)

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Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesSide By Side ... LP
Verve, 1959. Sealed ... $13.99
A great little session that builds on the strength of Johnny Hodges' small group 50s sessions for Verve – and which lets Duke Ellington in on some of the action! The format is nicely stripped-down throughout – featuring Hodges in sextet and septet formation with players that include ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s German pressing.)

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Herb EllisNothing But The Blues ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $9.99
The title's a bit of a shocker – in that that we don't normally think of Herb as a bluesy player – but it's pretty darn honest, given the great sound of this set! Herb's playing in a really mellow and laidback style for this session – working with Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Ray ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Herb EllisSoftly, But With That Feeling ... LP
Verve, 1961. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Guitarist Herb Ellis is joined by Victor Feldman on vibes, Leroy Vinnegar on bass and Ronnie Zito on drums for this album of mellow tunes. There is an Ellis-Feldman original called "Jim's Blues" and Feldman also composed "You Better Be Ready." There is also a version of Joao ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese Polydor pressing, UMV 2674, including the insert.)

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Bill EvansAlone (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1968. Used ... $6.99
Solo work by Bill Evans – recorded in 1968, at a time when he was increasingly exploring gentleness in his work! The album's quite haunting – done with no other musicians, no overdubs (as in other solo 60s albums) – just Evans alone at the keys, expressing himself with a somber ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Verve Master Edition – with bonus tracks, new notes, and more!)

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Bill EvansBill Evans Trio Live ... LP
Verve, 1964. Very Good ... $9.99
Warmly wonderful live work from Bill Evans' mid 60s run for Verve – a record that was originally recorded in 1964, but sat in the can until the early 70s – then just quietly issued on the market with a bit less fanfare! That somewhat subtle history shouldn't mark the album, though ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, some wear, and some light stains on the back.)

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Bill EvansCalifornia, Here I Come ... LP
Verve, 1967. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Live Village Vanguard sessions from Bill Evans – recorded in the early years of his partnership with bassist Eddie Gomez! The title's a bit misleading, because there's nothing California about the set – recorded at New York's Vanguard, which was very comfortable territory for Evans, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansSimple Matter Of Conviction ... LP
Verve, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $49.99
Ostensibly simple stuff from Bill Evans, but pretty darn great – and a nice move into a more sophisticated vein than his earlier recordings! The album has him working with bassist Eddie Gomez, a hugely talented bassist that would be one of Bill's best partners during this period, and a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo MGM pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Bill EvansTrio '65 ... CD
Verve, 1965. Used ... $11.99
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.)

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✨✧ Bill Evans & Jim HallIntermodulation ... CD
Verve, 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A magnificent follow up to the Undercurrent album from the team of Bill Evans and Jim Hall – and like that one, a set that features amazing interplay between piano and guitar! Hall's guitar has never sounded better – and in the airy company of Evans, it takes on many of the same ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bill Evans & Shelly ManneEmpathy ... LP
Verve, 1962. Very Good Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The cover 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 work for Verve! The sound is often a bit stronger, somewhat bolder – and although Manne's ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Gil Evans with Kenny Burrell & Phil WoodsGil Evans Orchestra/Kenny Burrell & Phil Woods – Previously Unreleased Recordings ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Rare material from Gil Evans' short-lived time on Verve Records – recorded in the early 60s, but not issued until this obscure 70s album! The set features Evans at his sharpest and most modern for the time – right up their with his best Impulse Records dates too – and key ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Tal FarlowGuitar Genius – The Gibson Boy – The LA Sessions ... CD
Verve/Giant Steps (UK), Mid 50s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sublime early work from the legendary Tal Farlow – the kind of sides that show by he was one of the most important jazz guitarists of the 50s! The bulk of the 2CD set features LA sessions recorded for Norman Granz during Farlow's early years at Verve – dates from 1954 and 1955 that ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Tal FarlowInterpretations Of Tal Farlow (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1955. Used ... $28.99
One of the rarest albums by the guitar jazz great Tal Farlow! The set's one of Tal's best for Verve (although they're all pretty darn good), and it features his edgey guitar in a west coast rhythm trio with Claude Williamson on piano, Red Mitchell on bass, and Stan Levey on drums. The titles are ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, 24-bit remastered edition – includes obi!)

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Tal FarlowTal Farlow Album (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1954/1955. Used ... $13.99
Tremendous guitar work from the great Tal Farlow – easily one of our favorite jazz guitarists ever, and a player with a wonderful sense of tone and timing! This early album has Tal declaring himself loudly and firmly – using a style that's got some slightly raspy edges, and which is a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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Ella FitzgearldJohnny Mercer Songbook ... CD
Verve, 1964. Used ... $3.99
(Vocalists) CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Johnny Mercer Songbook ... LP 9.99

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Ella FitzgearldJohnny Mercer Songbook ... LP
Verve, 1964. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(80s German pressing in a light blue cover.)
Also available Johnny Mercer Songbook ... CD 3.99

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Ella FitzgeraldCole Porter Songbook (2LP set) ... LP
Verve, 1956. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $13.99
A set that brings together the 2 volumes released separately. Among the 30 plus songs are "All Through The Night", "Anything Goes", "I Get A Kick Out Of You", "I Love Paris", "Easy To Love", "You're The Top", "Let's Do It", ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear and a small sticker.)

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Ella FitzgeraldCole Porter Songbook Vol 2 ... CD
Verve, 1956. Used ... $2.99
(Vocalists) CD
 
 



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