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Gene Ammons & Sonny StittBoss Tenors ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... $13.99 About November 25, 2021
Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt go head to head in this 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 includes John Houston on piano, Charles Williams on bass, and George ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Gene Ammons & Sonny StittBoss Tenors ... CD
Verve, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt go head to head in this 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 includes John Houston on piano, Charles Williams on bass, and George ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Appletree TheatrePlayback ... LP
Verve, 1967. Very Good ... $36.99
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
(Mono white label promo. Cover has some wear, aging and a small peel spot from sticker removal.)

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✨✧ Louis Armstrong & Oscar PetersonLouis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve, 1957. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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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Louis Armstrong/Wonderful World Of Louis Armstrong AllstarsOriginal Grooves – Gift To Pops (2021 Black Friday Relesase) ... 12-inch
Verve, New Copy (pic cover)... On November 26, 2021
(Note: This item is not for sale online until 7:00am on Saturday, November 27. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago the morning of Friday, November 26. It will ... (Jazz) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Roy AyersRoy Ayers Ubiquity (with bonus track) ... CD
Polydor/Verve, 1971. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
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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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

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✨✧ Philip BaileyLove Will Find A Way ... CD
Verve, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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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Peter BardensAnswer ... LP
Verve/Long Hair (France), 1970. New Copy ... $29.99 34.99
Fantastic solo work from Peter Bardens – an artist who'd later gain fame as the lead singer of Camel, but who's even more fantastic here on his own – working in a trippy blend of modes that's equally balanced between prog and psych! Bardens plays organ on most of the tracks, but he ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Peter BardensAnswer (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve/Esoteric (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $14.99 20.99
Fantastic solo work from Peter Bardens – an artist who'd later gain fame as the lead singer of Camel, but who's even more fantastic here on his own – working in a trippy blend of modes that's equally balanced between prog and psych! Bardens plays organ on most of the tracks, but he ... (Rock) read more CD

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Charlie BarnetFor Dancing Lovers ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good ... $3.99
Features a few trumpet solos from Clark Terry – and guitar from Barney Kessel! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Verve Records Inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, clear tape on the seams, some aging and pencil on the back.)

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✨✧ Charlie BarnetLonely Street ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
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(Verve Inc pressing, with deep groove. Cover has surface wear, aging, a mostly split top seam and a bit of pen. Vinyl has a small mark that clicks during "Serenade In Blue" but plays fine otherwise.)

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✨✧ Kenny BarronOther Places ... CD
Verve, 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Rufus Reid on bass, Victor Lewis on drums, Mino Cinelu on percussion, Ralph Moore on tenor and soprano saxophones, and Bobby Hutcherson on vibraphone. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Kenny Barron & Regina CarterFreefall ... CD
Verve, 2001. Used ... $6.99
Kenny Barron on piano and Regina Carter on violin. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Count BasieApril In Paris (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1955. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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.)

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Count BasieBasie's Beat ... LP
Verve, 1965. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing. Cover has light wear and aging, with a hype sticker on front.)

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Count BasieCount Basie At Newport (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1957. Used ... $4.99
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.)

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✨✧ Count BasieCount Basie At Newport (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1957. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The 50s Basie band, loud and proud – recorded beautifully by Verve on the stage of the Newport Jazz Festival in 1957 – a great year, both for the group and the fest! The lineup here features Count Basie firmly at the helm on piano – with players who include Lester Young, Illinois ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Count BasieCount! ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1952. New Copy ... 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 CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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✨✧ Count BasieFrankly Basie – Count Basie Plays The Hits Of Frank Sinatra (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Count BasieInside Outside ... LP
Verve/VSP, Mid/Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Notable personnel include Thad Jones on trumpet, Benny Powell on trombone, Frank Wess on sax, and Ed Jones on bass. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a trace of a price sticker.)

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✨✧ Count BasieKing Of Swing (LP style sleeve edition) ... CD
Clef/Verve, 1953. Used ... $4.99
A repackaged version of material from Count Basie's excellent Dance Session albums for Verve – no-nonsense albums that really get at the high-grooving side of the group, and which feature the kind of compelling and catchy tunes that always made them a favorite on the dancefloor! The Count ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Count BasieLil Ol Groovemaker Basie! ... LP
Verve, 1963. Very Good+ ... 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 stereo pressing.)

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Count BasieMore Hits Of The 50s & 60s ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $13.99 About November 25, 2021
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 CD

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✨✧ Count BasieMore Hits Of The 50s & 60s ... LP
Verve, 1963. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
(MGM stereo pressing.)

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Jon BatisteAnatomy Of Angels – Live At The Village Vanguard ... CD
Verve, 2019. Used ... $9.99
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 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
Also available Anatomy Of Angels – Live At The Village Vanguard ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Jon BatisteChronology Of A Dream – Live At The Village Vanguard ... CD
Verve, 2019. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 CD

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✨✧ Jon BatisteChronology Of A Dream – Live At The Village Vanguard ... LP
Verve, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 BatisteHollywood Africans ... CD
Verve, 2018. Used ... $6.99
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

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Jon BatisteWe Are ... CD
Verve, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Jon Batiste is looking mighty righteous on the cover, and he's sounding mighty righteous within – imbued with a new spirit of consciousness from the events of 2020, which brings a whole new sort of focus to his music – and makes for an album that's every bit a soul set as it is a jazz ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Jon BatisteWe Are ... LP
Verve, 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Jon Batiste is looking mighty righteous on the cover, and he's sounding mighty righteous within – imbued with a new spirit of consciousness from the events of 2020, which brings a whole new sort of focus to his music – and makes for an album that's every bit a soul set as it is a jazz ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available We Are ... CD 13.99

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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)... Out Of Stock
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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✨✧ Joe BeckNature Boy ... CD
Verve/Long Hair (Germany), 1968. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A cool little album from Joe Beck – very different than most of his other work! Although Beck's best known for his guitar work on funky 70s jazz records, this early album has him working in a mixture of rock, jazz, and folk styles – all cast in the hipster mode of Verve's Forecast ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Vinny BellWhistle Stop ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Groovy guitar from Vinny Bell – with arrangements by Claus Ogerman and Charlie Calello! (Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Louis BellsonBrilliant Bellson Sound ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Drummer Louis Bellson definitely sounds brilliant here – kicking his large group into full gear with the same sort of energy he brought to dates with famous leaders in the postwar years! All tunes are short, and pretty upbeat – driven strongly by the drums, and featuring arrangements ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Louis BellsonConcerto For Drums ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Despite the title, the album's not really a "concerto" – so much as it is a very strong small group session by Bellson, one that features some impeccable percussion work! The group's a great one – with Zoot Sims on tenor, Charlie Shavers trumpet, Don Abney piano, and George ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Clef Series pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Top cover seam has a small bit of splitting, but this is a superb copy overall.)

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Louis BellsonLouis Bellson Swings Jule Styne ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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
(Stereophonic Verve Records Inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging, a half split top seam held with a piece of clear tape at the end, and a vintage price sticker on back.)

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Louis BellsonSkin Deep ... LP
Verve, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $23.99
Louis grooves it nice and hard in this excellent session from his early 50s Verve years – a mixed set of small group and large group numbers, all of them pretty darn tasty! The record kicks off with the tremendous "Skin Deep" title cut – a large group number that features ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Verve pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove! Cover has light wear and a bit of splitting on the top seam and spine – but vinyl is nice!)

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✨✧ Jane BirkinOh Pardon Tu Dormais ... CD
Universal (France), 2021. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Wonderful work from the legendary Jane Birkin – and proof that true musical legends never die! Jane's sounding every bit as tremendous as on her 70s recordings for Philips – working here with Ettiene Daho and Jean Louis Pierot on production and songwriting – in a mode that uses ... (French) read more CD

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Art BlakeyKen Burns Jazz ... CD
Verve, Mid 50s-1960s. Used ... $1.99
Art Blakey on drums with Clifford Brown, Kenny Dorham, Bill Hardman, Freddie Hubbard, Wynton Marsalis, and Lee Morgan on trumpet, Curtis Fuller on trombone, Lou Donaldson, Bobby Watson on alto saxophone, Benny Golson, Johnny Griffin, Hank Mobley, Bill Pierce, and Wayne Shorter on tenor saxophone, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Willie BoboJuicy ... LP
Verve, 1967. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Hard soulful Latin from the great Willie Bobo! The record's an extremely tasty blend of cuts that mix hard Latin grooving with a swinging 60s pop feel – all filtered through the crossover genius of late 60s Verve. There's lots of great boogaloo groovers, shing-a-ling rhythms, and a tight no- ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Verve/MGM pressing, stereo – and a nice copy! Cover has a tiny cutout mark.)

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Willie BoboNew Dimension ... LP
Verve, 1969. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Latin soul percussionist Willie Bobo hits a new dimension here – singing as well as playing timbales, hitting a groovy groove that's perfect for his rough and ready vocals! The track list is a mix of 60s soul covers and a few very tasty original tunes – all done in a mod style that's ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice 60s pressing! Cover has a cutout mark in a corner, which also has a small name in pen. Back has a few light notes in pen.)

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✨✧ Willie BoboUno Dos Tres/Spanish Grease ... CD
Verve, 1966. Used ... $13.99
Nice nice reissue of two rare Latin soul albums that Willie Bobo recorded for Verve in the mid 60s! Uno Dos Tres is certainly one of Willie's best-ever albums, and it's paired here with Spanish Grease, which is monsterously hard to find on vinyl. Both records are filled with groovy numbers that ... (Latin) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Michael BreckerNearness Of You – The Ballad Book ... CD
Verve, 2000. Used ... $4.99
Features Michael Brecker on tenor sax, Pat Metheny on guitar, Herbie Hancock on piano, Charlie Haden on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums ... (Jazz) CD
(Out of print and still sealed. BMG music club pressing.)

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Michael BreckerTime Is Of The Essence ... CD
Verve, 1999. Used ... $4.99
With Michael Brecker on tenor sax, Pat Metheny on guitar, Larry Goldings on organ, and Elvin Jones, Bill Steward, and Jeff Tain Watts on drums. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dee Dee BridgewaterJ'Ai Deux Amours ... CD
Verve/DBB Recrods, 2005. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful love letter from Dee Dee Bridgewater to her adopted home of Paris – sung in French, and with a feel that's quite different than much of her recent work! The style here wonderfully mixes together bits of jazz and more traditional chanson – in a style that recalls some of the ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Dee Dee BridgewaterKeeping Tradition ... CD
Verve, 1992. Used ... $5.99
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DeeDee BridgewaterLove & Peace – A Tribute To Horace Silver ... CD
Verve, 1995. Used ... $3.99
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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✨✧ Till BronnerRio (deluxe edition with book & DVD) ... CD
Verve (Germany), 2008. Used CD & DVD ... Out Of Stock
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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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.)

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Clifford BrownJazz Round Midnight ... CD
Verve, Mid 50s. Used ... $1.99
With Quincy Jones, Helen Merrill, Sarah Vaughan, and Dinah Washington. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Clifford Brown & Max RoachAt Basin Street (with bonus tracks) ... CD
EmArcy/Verve, Mid 50s. Used ... Temporarily 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, Verve Master Edition.)

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✨✧ Clifford Brown & Max RoachClifford Brown & Max Roach (with bonus tracks) ... CD
EmArcy/Verve, Mid 50s. Used ... $8.99
Brilliant work by the team of Clifford Brown and Max Roach – a seminal hardbop album that was one of the few to bridge the east and west coast scenes! The set was recorded in LA under the joint leadership of Brown and Roach – and features the classic quintet lineup that included Harold ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Verve Master Edition pressing.)
Also available Clifford Brown & Max Roach ... CD 5.99

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✨✧ Ray BrownBass Hit ... LP
Verve, 1956. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Really unusual large group work from bassist Ray Brown – already a key small combo player in the Verve Records universe, and here exploring some of the larger ideas in his music! The set features arrangements from Marty Paich – and players include Herb Geller on alto, Jimmy Giuffre on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with trumpeter logo & deep groove – a nice clean copy. Cover has some very light wear, but no splits, and is nice too.)
Also available Bass Hit! ... CD 12.99

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Ray BrownBass Hit! ... CD
Verve, 1956. Used ... $12.99
Really unusual large group work from bassist Ray Brown – already a key small combo player in the Verve Records universe, and here exploring some of the larger ideas in his music! The set features arrangements from Marty Paich – and players include Herb Geller on alto, Jimmy Giuffre on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, Verve elite edition. Original backing sticker affixed inside the gatefold.)

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✨✧ Ray BrownUltimate Ray Brown ... CD
Verve, Mid 70s/1980s/Mid 90s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Includes the songs "Solo For Unaccompanied Bass", "Tricotism", "Tangerine", "Much In Common", "My One And Only Love", "Bric-A-Brac", "The Gravy Waltz", "Gravy Blues", "Will You Still Be Mine?", "Lined ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kenny BurrellAsphalt Canyon Suite ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Temporarily 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 CD
(SHM-CD pressing – part of the Kenny Burrell 90th Anniversary Collection!)

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✨✧ Kenny BurrellBlues – The Common Ground ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Not "blues" like you might expect from the title – but a hip batch of tracks that has guitarist Kenny Burrell soloing over these great large arrangements by Don Sebesky – playing in a warmly chromatic mode that's similar to the work that Wes Montgomery also cut with Sebesky, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing – part of the Kenny Burrell 90th Anniversary Collection!)

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✨✧ Kenny BurrellGeneration Ago Today ... CD
Verve/Universal (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
(SHM-CD pressing – part of the Kenny Burrell 90th Anniversary Collection!)

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Kenny BurrellNight Song ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $18.99
A great title for this one – as the album's got a cool, laidback groove that's very much in a "night song" mode! Arrangements are by Don Sebesky – in that warm and fluid mode he was bringing to some of his best CTI sides at the time – and they push guitarist Kenny ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing – part of the Kenny Burrell 90th Anniversary Collection!)

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✨✧ Kenny Burrell & Jimmy SmithBlue Bash ... LP
Verve, 1963. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A surprisingly great meeting between Kenny Burrell and Jimmy Smith – and a set that's one of Jimmy's standout small combo sessions for Verve! The feel here is much more Jimmy Smith at Blue Note than some of the bigger group Verve dates of the 60s – and Kenny Burrell's sensitive guitar ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing. Vinyl plays with light crackles on side 1.)

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✨✧ Kenny Burrell & Jimmy SmithBlue Bash (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A surprisingly great meeting between Kenny Burrell and Jimmy Smith – and a set that's one of Jimmy's standout small combo sessions for Verve! The feel here is much more Jimmy Smith at Blue Note than some of the bigger group Verve dates of the 60s – and Kenny Burrell's sensitive guitar ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing – part of the Kenny Burrell 90th Anniversary Collection!)

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Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... CD
Cadet/Verve, 1973. New Copy ... $11.99
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 CD
Also available
What Color Is Love ... LP 19.99
What Color Is Love ... LP 22.99

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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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What Color Is Love ... LP 19.99
What Color Is Love ... CD 11.99

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Cande Y PauloCande Y Paulo ... CD
Verve, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Really lovely work from this Argentine jazz duo – vocals by Cande, piano and keyboards from Paulo – all served up in a great style that mixes the breeziness of classic bossa with some more contemporary instrumental and production elements! The record is nicely stripped-down overall ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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Betty CarterIt's Not About The Melody ... CD
Verve, 1992. Used ... $3.99
(Vocalists) CD

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✨✧ Betty CarterLook What I Got ... LP
Verve, 1988. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
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 some ring and edge wear and bent corners.)

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Regina CarterMotor City Moments ... CD
Verve, 2000. Used ... $3.99
Regina Carter on violin, Werner "Vana" Gierig on piano, Darryl Hall on bass, Alvester Garnett on drums, and Mayra Casales on percussion. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Bill CharlapUptown Downtown ... CD
Verve/Impulse, 2017. Used ... $6.99
Pianist Bill Charlap in a hell of a trio – working here with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington – both players who make the record bristle with fresh energy right from the start! Charlap's command of tone and timing are as wonderful here as on other records – ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Clarke Boland Big BandTwo Originals – All Blues/Sax No End ... CD
MPS/Verve (Spain), 1967/1969. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A treasure trove of screaming big band work from the legendary Clarke-Boland ensemble – 2 albums' worth of material recorded for MPS at the end of the 60s! All Blues is an effort that uses the "blues" of the title merely as a springboard for their ebullient big band groove! The ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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John ColtraneBlue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy ... $23.99 25.99
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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✨✧ John ColtraneBlue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... CD
Impulse, 1964. New Copy ... 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 CD
Also available Blue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... LP 23.99

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Chick CoreaLeprechaun ... CD
Polydor/Verve, 1976. Used ... $7.99
Titles include "Soft & Gentle", "Imp's Welcome", "Lenore", "Reverie", "Looking At The World", and "Nite Sprite". (Jazz) CD

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CrusadersImages (Verve originals pressing) ... CD
Blue Thumb/Verve, 1978. Used ... $12.99
Hard to miss with The Crusaders at this point – and the album's one of their stone classics from the 70s – just the kind of soulful fusion that few other groups could touch! The core trio of Joe Sample's keyboards, Wilton Felder's saxes, and Stix Hooper's drums is augmented by the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Cover some wear, barcode has a cutout mark.)

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CrusadersRural Renewal ... CD
Verve, 2003. Used ... $6.99
Features Eric Clapton on the title track and "Creepin". (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Buddy DeFrancoAutumn Leaves – The Artistry Of Buddy DeFranco ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... $13.99 About November 25, 2021
One of the best Buddy DeFranco albums from the 50s – an open-ended session that features a quartet with Sonny Clark on piano, and some longer tunes than usual! Buddy blows it wonderfully warm – taking the clarinet to places not imagined in the decade before – and working with ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Buddy DeFrancoBuddy DeFranco Plays Artie Shaw ... CD
Verve, 1957. Used ... $9.99
Buddy DeFranco plays tunes associated with Artie Shaw – but in a completely different way than before – with a wider-open swing for the 50s! The work here is all small combo, not big band – and there's a free-flowing groove that's totally great – a sound that carries echoes ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Buddy DeFrancoClosed Session ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Tracks include "My Blue Heaven", "S'Wonderful", "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise", and "After You've Gone". (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing from the 80s, with obi.)

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Buddy DeFrancoCooking The Blues ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... $13.99 About November 25, 2021
A great one from Buddy DeFranco – exactly the kind of record that will make you understand why jazz collectors have always prized his Verve Records work so much! Although Buddy's given instrument, the clarinet, was one that was handled by so many others at the time in kind of an outmoded way ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Buddy DeFrancoIn A Mellow Mood ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... $13.99 About November 25, 2021
The album may be laidback, but it's hardly mellow at all – thanks to the presence of Sonny Clark on piano! The session's one of those great 50s pairings of Clark's piano and the clarinet of Buddy DeFranco – proof not only that Buddy could sound pretty darn soulful when he wanted, but ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Buddy DeFrancoJazz Tones ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1953/1954. New Copy ... $13.99 About November 25, 2021
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 CD

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Buddy DeFrancoSweet & Lovely ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... $13.99 About November 25, 2021
Sweet and lovely – but plenty darn soulful too – and one of the excellent early 50s Verve dates that features the piano of Sonny Clark with the clarinet of Buddy DeFranco! The album's got an even more unusual twist in that it features a bit of organ from Clark too – one of his ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Buddy DeFranco/Hank D'AmicoModern Clarinets – Buddy DeFranco With Strings/Modern Jazz ... LP
MGM/Verve (Japan), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A very cool Japanese-only album – one that brings together two rare 10" releases by these modern jazz giants of the clarinet! Side one features Buddy DeFranco with some larger backings, but a core group that also features Kenny Drew on piano, Art Blakey on drums, and Sabu Martinez on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi!)

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✨✧ Billy EckstineEverything I Have Is Yours – The Best Of The MGM Years ... CD
Verve, Late 40s/1950s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great collection – 42 tracks in all, with a really great range of material! Includes work with Woody herman, George Shearing, and Sarah Vaughan. (Vocalists) CD
(Out of print.)

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Harry Edison & Buck Clayton/Red Allen/Roy EldridgeSwing Trumpet Kings (Harry Edison Swings Buck Clayton & Vice Versa/Red Allen Plays King Oliver/Swing Goes Dixie) ... CD
Verve, 1956/1958/1960. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Three sweet small combo albums from three legendary trumpeters – all on 2CDs. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Harry Edison & His OrchestraSweets ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $13.99 About November 25, 2021
Easy-going Verve swing at its best – the kind of small group session that let a player like Harry "Sweets" Edison shine in a way that he didn't always get to do in a larger group! For this set, Edison's joined by Ben Webster on tenor sax, Barney Kessel on guitar, Jimmy Rowles on ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Roy Eldridge & Dizzy GillespieRoy & Diz ... CD
Verve, 1954. Used ... $5.99
A classic meeting between Roy and Diz – backed up by Herb Ellis on guitar, Oscar Peterson on piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Louis Bellson on drums. The album's got some sweet stretched out tracks that feature the two trumpet giants working around each other's epic styles. Plus the cover's ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonJazz Masters 4 ... CD
Verve, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $1.99
Includes the songs "Take The "A" Train", "La Plus Belle Africaine", "Flirtibird", "Diminuendo In Blue And Blow By Blow", "Loveless Love", "Going Up", "St. Louis Blues", "Stompy Jones", "Caravan", ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesBack To Back ... CD
Verve, 1959. Used ... 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.)

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Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesBlues Summit (Side By Side/Back To Back) ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
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
(70s MGM stereo pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesSide By Side ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99 About November 25, 2021
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 CD

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Herb EllisThank You, Charlie Christian ... LP
Verve, 1960. Very Good ... $29.99
Herb Ellis pays homage to one of the first great jazz guitarists – the legendary Charlie Christian, certainly one of the first true soulful talents to emerge on the instrument! The set's one of Ellis' nicer ones for Verve – and although it mentions Christian in the title, there's ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc. trumpeter logo pressing with a deep groove. Vinyl is nice and clean, but has two short clicks. Cover has a bit of splitting on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansAlone (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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

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Bill EvansBest Of Bill Evans On Verve ... CD
Verve, 1960s. Used ... $1.99
Includes the songs "Spartacus Love Theme", "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town", "Grandfather's Waltz", "How Deep Is The Ocean?", "Who Can I Turn To?", "Beautiful Love", "My Man's Gone Now", "Only Child", "On Green ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bill EvansBill Evans At The Montreux Jazz Festival (German pressing – with bonus track) ... CD
Verve (Germany), 1968. Used ... $6.99
Bill Evans' first famous appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival – a great 60s trio session, with Eddie Gomez on bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums! The tunes are mostly relatively familiar ones, but the ensemble on the set gives them a freer and more lyrical feel than you might expect ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansBill Evans Trio with Symphony Orchestra ... CD
Verve (Germany), 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 EvansBill Evans Trio With Symphony Orchestra ... LP
Verve, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo MGM pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Bill EvansConversations With Myself ... CD
Verve, 1963. Used ... $8.99
Bill Evans meets Bill Evans – in a uniquely-styled session that features overdubbed solo lines from Bill, creating a multi-piano sound that's really great! The approach sounds gimmicky, but it's not – and Evans carries all the sensitivity you might expect from the title and image on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Verve Master edition.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansFurther Conversations With Myself (Verve master edition) ... CD
Verve, 1967. Used ... $9.99
A follow up to the similarly-titled Conversations With Myself album recorded several years before – and like that one, a record that has Bill Evans playing "with" himself, via the technology of overdubs! The album's less a solo album, than a duet one – given that most of the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Verve master edition in a tri-fold digipak.)
 
 



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