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AkikoCollage ... CD
Verve (Japan), Early 2000s. Used ... $14.99
A great little collection of work from Japanese jazz singer Akiko – pulled from her first few Verve albums, and packaged into one really beautiful set! Unlike other contemporaries on the Japanese scene, who tend to be a bit more soul-based, Akiko goes for a style that's often more ... (Neo Soul) read more CD
(2016 SHM-CD pressing – includes obi!)

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✨✧ Gene Ammons & Sonny StittBoss Tenors ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... 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

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Louis ArmstrongEssential Louis Armstrong ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $16.99
(Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Louis ArmstrongSatchmo At Symphony Hall – The Complete Performances ... CD
Decca/Verve, 1947. Used 2 CDs ... $14.99
A classic live date from Satchmo – and expanded to include the complete performances on that legendary night at Boston's Symphony Hall – for the first time ever! Recorded in November of 1947 and originally released in '51, it's never before been issued with both the first and second ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Louis Armstrong/Wonderful World Of Louis Armstrong AllstarsGift To Pops ... CD
Verve, 2021. Used ... $8.99
Includes the songs "When It's Sleepy Time Down South", "The Peanut Vendor", "Struttin' With Some Barbeque", "Up A Lazy River", "I'll Be Glad When You're Dead", "Rockin' Chair", "St. Louis Blues", "A Kiss To Build A Dream ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Louis Armstrong/Wonderful World Of Louis Armstrong AllstarsOriginal Grooves – Gift To Pops ... 12-inch
Verve, 2021. New Copy (pic cover)... $16.99
A very cool set in the "original grooves" series – that Verve Records creation that has a single side of a record offer up two tracks in the same space – playing a different one at random, depending on where the needle drops! The record first features the original Louis ... (Jazz) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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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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✨✧ Count BasieApril In Paris ... CD
Verve/Polygram, 1955. Used ... $4.99
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
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Count BasieApril In Paris (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1955. Used ... $2.99
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.)

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Count BasieBasie In London ... LP
Verve, 1956. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert – SE 8111.)

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Count BasieBasie Land ... LP
Verve, 1963. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Basieland in the 60s – a very nice place to be! This excellent Verve session features the highly pyrotechnic Basie 60s ensemble really letting loose – complete with great horn work by Frank Foster, Frank Wess, and Eric Dixon on reeds – all of whom bring a very soulful edge to the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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Count BasieBasie's Beat ... LP
Verve, 1965. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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, with deep groove. Cover has a cutout hole, light wear, and some aging.)

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✨✧ Count BasieCount Basie At Newport ... LP
Verve, 1957. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(80s mono Japanese pressing, UMV 2619.)

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✨✧ Count BasieCount Basie At Newport (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 Basie's Finest Hour ... CD
Verve, Late 30s/1940s/1950s/1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes the songs "One O'Clock Jump", "Topsy", "Every Tub", "Swingin' The Blues", "Blues Backstage", "Eventide", "April In Paris", "Corner Pocket", "Shiny Stockings", "All Of Me", "The Second ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Count BasieCount! ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $11.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing – with trumpeter logo and deep groove! Cover has a small split on the top seam and light surface wear.)

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Count BasieDance Session Vol 2 ... LP
Verve, 1954. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Classic Verve work by The Count, and a session in which the Basie group plays for dancers – in a style that continued to make them one of the most popular bigger bands of the 50s! Tracks are short, tight, and highly rhythmic – played by a group that features Ernie Wilkins, Marshall ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – MV 2609)

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Count BasieKing Of Swing (LP style sleeve edition) ... CD
Clef/Verve, 1953. Used ... $1.99
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+ ... $9.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing.)

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✨✧ Count BasieOn My Way & Shoutin Again – Count Basie Plays Music By Neal Hefti/Not Now I'll Tell You When ... CD
Verve/Roulette/American Jazz Classics (Spain), 1962. Used ... $9.99
On My Way & Shoutin Again is 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 – ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Count BasieParadise Squat ... LP
Verve, 1952. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Basie's working here with his New Testament Band – a new orchestra formed in 1952, after working briefly with an octet earlier in the year. The set documents the group's initial recordings for Verve/Clef – all recorded between January and December in 1952. Players include Joe Newman, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue.)

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Count BasieSixteen Men Swinging (Dance Session Vol 1 & 2) ... LP
Verve, 1953/1954. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Two wonderful early 50s albums recorded by Count Basie for Verve – both sessions aimed at the dancefloor, and served up with an undeniably soulful groove! The style here is hard and swinging – the older Basie mode refined for the 50s – thanks to arrangements by Ernie Wilkins, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A great copy!)

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Jon BatisteHollywood Africans ... LP
Verve, 2018. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 29.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Jon BatisteWe Are ... LP
Verve, 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... $21.99 24.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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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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✨✧ Louie BellsonSkin Deep ... CD
Verve, Early 50s. Used ... $11.99
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 CD
(Out of print, Verve Elite Edition.)

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Louis BellsonBrilliant Bellson Sound ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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
(MGM pressing, nice and clean. Cover has a 1" orange price sticker, which is partly peeled – otherwise very nice.)

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Louis BellsonDrumorama ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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, and a small bit of pen on the back – but this is a nice copy overall.)

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Louis BellsonLet's Call It Swing ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Features arrangements by Don Redman, Ernie Wilkins, and Louis Bellson himself – with players who include Wilkins on reeds, Sonny Russo on trombone, Irving Joseph on piano, and a very young Doc Severinson on trumpet! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Verve Records Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging, small splits in the spine, and split seams held with clear tape.)

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Louis BellsonSkin Deep ... LP
Verve, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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
(Mono black label Verve pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove! Cover has light wear and a mostly split top seam.)

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George BensonBlue Benson ... LP
Verve/Polydor, 1968/1976. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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
(Back cover has initials in pen.)

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✨✧ John Berberian & The Middle Eastern EnsembleMiddle Eastern Rock ... CD
Verve/Modern Harmonic, 1969. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Don't think "rock", think "groove" – because oud player John Berberian takes his instrument into some very groovy territory here – mixing its Mid-East roots with a sweet array of modal rhythms and psychedelic elements – all of which make for an album that's ... (Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Middle Eastern Rock (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ John Berberian & The Middle Eastern EnsembleMiddle Eastern Rock ... LP
Verve/Modern Harmonic, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Don't think "rock", think "groove" – because oud player John Berberian takes his instrument into some very groovy territory here – mixing its Mid-East roots with a sweet array of modal rhythms and psychedelic elements – all of which make for an album that's ... (Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Middle Eastern Rock (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP 23.99

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John Berberian & The Middle Eastern EnsembleMiddle Eastern Rock (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Verve/Modern Harmonic, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
Don't think "rock", think "groove" – because oud player John Berberian takes his instrument into some very groovy territory here – mixing its Mid-East roots with a sweet array of modal rhythms and psychedelic elements – all of which make for an album that's ... (Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Art BlakeyS Make It ... CD
Limelight/Verve, 1964. Used ... $14.99
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
(Out of print and still sealed with domestic obi!)

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Blues ProjectPlanned Obsolescence ... LP
Verve, 1968. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Features John Gregory on guitar and vocals – on titles that include "If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody Calypso", "Nairt Aes Hornpipe", "The Endless Sleep", "Dakota Recollection", and "Frank & Curt Incense". (Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Blues ProjectBlues Project Live At Town Hall ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Some nice groovy moments here that really define the group – including the extended "Electric Flute Thing" and a nice take on "I Can't Keep From Crying". (Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Verve Forecast MGM pressing. Cover has a cutout hole, light surface wear, aging.)

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Blues ProjectLive At The Cafe Au Go Go ... LP
Verve, 1966. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(Mono gold label pressing. Cover has a label maker sticker, 'X' crimp on corner.)

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✨✧ Willie BoboIt's Not Unusual/Hurt So Bad ... 7-inch
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Willie's always great – never more so than when he's doing his versions of other folks' songs! Both cuts are great – "It's Not Unusual" especially so, as Willie's Latinized version really makes the cut swing, with percussion that moves three times faster than on Tom Jones' ... (Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Luiz BonfaLuiz Bonfa – Composer Of Black Orpheus Plays & Sings Bossa Nova (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve/Universal (Japan), 1962. Used Gatefold ... $19.99
One of the earliest of the classic Verve bossa nova sessions of the 60s – and a wonderful showcase for the talents of guitarist Luiz Bonfa! Most of Bonfa's previous recordings were done in a very spare or solo mode – and this set makes a nice change by adding in some larger ... (Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print SHMCD pressing. Packaged in a limited edition 5" gatefold cardboard sleeve!)

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✨✧ Michael BreckerNearness Of You – The Ballad Book ... CD
Verve, 2000. Used ... Out Of Stock
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, punch through barcode.)

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Brecker BrothersReturn Of The Brecker Brothers ... CD
GRP/Verve, 1992. Used ... $4.99
The Brecker Brothers return – and update their jazz funk groove for the 90s! The sound here is a bit more contemporary than the duo's classics of the 70s – more programmed beats and heavy keyboards – but there's still plenty of warmer jazz elements too, not just in the tenor from ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Verve Originals, BMG Direct pressing.)

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Dee Dee BridgewaterDear Ella ... CD
Verve, 1997. Used ... $3.99
A surprising sort of set, one in which Dee Dee Bridgewater pays tribute to Ella Fitzgerald – a link we might never have expected in her style! Dee Dee's not totally copping Ella here, though – although she does sing a good number of tunes from the Fitzgerald songbook – and as ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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Dee Dee BridgewaterJ'Ai Deux Amours ... CD
Verve/DBB Recrods, 2005. Used ... $5.99
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 and still sealed.)

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Dee Dee BridgewaterLive In Paris ... CD
Impulse/Verve, 1986. Used ... $7.99
One of Dee Dee Bridgewater's greatest jazz albums, and a very important record in her career – as it marked a shift back to straight jazz vocals, after years of working in a more R&B inflected mode. The album's recorded in Paris, where Dee Dee's spent an awful lot of time over the years, ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Live In Paris ... CD 7.99

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Dee Dee BridgewaterLive In Paris ... CD
Impulse/Verve, 1986. Used ... $7.99
One of Dee Dee Bridgewater's greatest jazz albums, and a very important record in her career – as it marked a shift back to straight jazz vocals, after years of working in a more R&B inflected mode. The album's recorded in Paris, where Dee Dee's spent an awful lot of time over the years, ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Live In Paris ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ Dee Dee BridgewaterThis Is New ... CD
Verve/Universal, 2002. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Dee Dee Bridgewater returns in wonderful form – singing a set of Kurt Weill compositions, working with small combo backings to infuse the tunes with a heck of a lot more soul than usual! Dee Dee's always been one of our favorite jazz singers, and we've got new appreciation for her talents in ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Clifford Brown & Max RoachAt Basin Street (with bonus tracks) ... CD
EmArcy/Verve, Mid 50s. Used ... $7.99
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 RoachStudy In Brown (180 gram pressing) ... LP
EmArcy/Verve, 1955. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A study in brown, and a study in hardbop too – a seminal album of 50s jazz that forever went on to set the tone for the music! The album was one of a few that trumpeter Clifford Brown cut as his star was strongly rising, before a tragic early accident took his life – and it's a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Verve Acoustic Sounds series! Heavy vinyl and gatefold cover!)

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Kenny BurrellAsphalt Canyon Suite ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $18.99
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 ... 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 Burrell & Jimmy SmithBlue Bash ... CD
Verve, 1963. Used ... $6.99
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
(Out of print Verve Masters edition with a former owner's sticker on the back of the case.)
Also available Blue Bash (with bonus tracks) ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ Kenny Burrell & Jimmy SmithBlue Bash ... LP
Verve, 1963. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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
(Stereo MGM pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)
Also available
Blue Bash ... CD 6.99
Blue Bash (with bonus tracks) ... CD 18.99

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Kenny Burrell & Jimmy SmithBlue Bash (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $18.99
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!)
Also available Blue Bash ... CD 6.99

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Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... CD
Cadet/Verve, 1973. Used ... $6.99
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
(Verve Originals digipack pressing.)

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✨✧ Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... CD
Cadet/Verve, 1973. New Copy ... 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 ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... LP
Cadet/Verve, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... 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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available What Color Is Love ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Benny Carter3, 4, 5 – The Verve Small Group Sessions ... CD
Verve, Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes some rare bonus tracks too! Benny Carter on alto saxophone, George Duvivier and Ray brown on bass, Bobby White, Jo Jones, and Louis Bellson on drums, Herb Ellis on guitar, Don Abney, Oscar Peterson, and Teddy Wilson on piano. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Benny CarterNew Jazz Sounds – The Urbane Sessions ... CD
Norgran/Verve, Early 50s. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
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 CarterAt The Village Vanguard ... CD
Verve, 1970. Used ... $8.99
(Vocalists) CD
(On Demand CDr pressing.)

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Betty CarterFeed The Fire ... CD
Verve, 1994. Used ... $3.99
Backed by Geri Allen on piano, Dave Holland on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums! (Vocalists) CD
(Out of print, BMG Direct pressing.)

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Betty CarterI'm Yours, You're Mine ... CD
Verve, 1996. Used ... $2.99
(Vocalists) CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Betty CarterIt's Not About The Melody ... CD
Verve, 1992. Used ... $3.99
(Vocalists) CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Betty CarterLook What I Got ... CD
Verve, 1988. Used ... Temporarily 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 CD
(Out of print.)

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Regina CarterPaganini – After A Dream ... CD
Verve, 2003. Used ... $3.99
Include the songs "Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte", "Black Orpheus", "Pavane", "Oblivion", "Reverie", "Healing In Foreign Lands", "Apres Un Reve", "Excerpt From Alexandra", and "Cinema Paradiso". (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Melanie CharlesY'All Don't Really Care About Black Women ... CD
Verve, 2021. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A pretty striking album from vocalist Melanie Charles – a set that's even more musically dynamic than you might guess from its title! Charles is a singer who can take things straight, but also change them up with some really inventive arrangements – which you'll hear on a few of the ... (Vocalists) read more CD
Also available Y'All Don't Really Care About Black Women ... LP 22.99

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Melanie CharlesY'All Don't Really Care About Black Women ... LP
Verve, 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... $22.99 24.99
A pretty striking album from vocalist Melanie Charles – a set that's even more musically dynamic than you might guess from its title! Charles is a singer who can take things straight, but also change them up with some really inventive arrangements – which you'll hear on a few of the ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Y'All Don't Really Care About Black Women ... CD 9.99

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Doc Cheatham & Nicholas PaytonDoc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton ... CD
Verve, 1996. Used ... $2.99
Features Doc Cheatham and Nicholas Payton on trumpet, Lucien Barbarin and Tom Ebbert on trombone, Jack Maheu on clarinet, Les Muscutt on guitar, Butch Thompson on piano, Bill Huntington on bass, and Ernie Elly on drums. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole, booklet has a gold promo stamp.)

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Nat King ColeNat Cole At JATP – Nat Cole At Jazz At The Philharmonic ... LP
Verve, 1944. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Early all-jazz work from Nat King Cole – beautiful piano work, in a group with JJ Johnson on trombone, Jack McVea and Illinois Jacquet on tenor, Shorter Sherock on trumpet, and Les Paul on guitar! Tracks are long, and include "Tea For Two", "Bugle Call Rag", "Blues&qu ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(VSP pressing. Cover has name in marker, aging, upper spine wear.)

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✨✧ Ornette ColemanSound Museum – Hidden Man ... CD
Harmolodic/Verve, 1996. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Ornette Coleman on saxophone, violin, and trumpet – with Geri Allen on piano, and Charnett Moffett on bass, and Denardo Coleman on drums! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ry CooderLast Man Standing ... CD
Verve, 1996. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Soundtracks) CD
(Out of print and still sealed.)

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✨✧ Gal CostaMy Name Is Gal – The Best Of Gal Costa ... CD
Verve, Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Brazil) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Blossom DearieOnce Upon A Summertime ... CD
Verve, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the best albums ever recorded by Blossom, and a sweetly swinging batch of jazz vocal tracks with an incredibly fragile sound. Blossom's backed only by a small combo of guitar, bass, and drums – in addition to her own piano accompaniment – and her voice is right out front on ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Buddy DeFrancoAutumn Leaves – The Artistry Of Buddy DeFranco ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 Benny Goodman ... LP
Verve, 1957. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Not just a Benny Goodman tribute record – but instead a sweet west coast jazz reworking of older themes – with Don Fagerquist on trumpet, Barney Kessel on guitar, Larry Bunker and Victor Feldman on vibes, George Auld on tenor, and Carl Perkins on piano! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s Japanese pressing. Includes the insert.)

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✨✧ Buddy DeFrancoCooking The Blues ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 ... Out Of Stock
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 ... Out Of Stock
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), 1954/1955. New Copy ... $13.99
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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Barbara DennerleinOuthipped ... CD
Verve (Germany), 1990. Used ... $6.99
Features Barbara Dennerlein on Hammond and synth – plus Ray Anderson on trombone and tuba, Antonio Hart and Craig Handy on saxophones, Steve Nelson on marimba and vibes, Jeff "Tain" Watts on drums, and Don Alias on percussion. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Paul DesmondPaul Desmond Quartet Live ... CD
Verve, 1975. Used ... $9.99
One of our favorite Paul Desmond records of all time – a set of understated brilliance that really lets him display his genius! Desmond at this time had been lost in some other sets that respected his talents, but didn't offer the greatest proof that he'd been growing as an artist – ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Billy EckstineBilly's Best (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Mercury/Verve, Late 50s. Used ... $4.99
(Vocalists) CD
(Out of print.)

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Billy EckstineEverything I Have Is Yours – The Best Of The MGM Years ... CD
Verve, Late 40s/1950s. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
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, BMG music club pressing. Sticker on booklet cover.)

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✨✧ Harry Edison & His OrchestraSweets ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 ... $2.99
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. CRC pressing.)

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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 Verve Master Edition.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesSide By Side ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 who include Ben ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Herb EllisEllis In Wonderland ... CD
Norgran/Verve, 1956. Used ... $12.99
Herb Ellis gets a hearty helping of horns on this set – working with key performances from Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mariano, and Harry Edison – all of whom really round out the sound of the record! Herb's guitar is certainly at the forefront of the record, but it's sitting nicely in a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansAlone ... LP
Verve, 1968. Near Mint- ... 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 LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM stereo pressing, in a textured cover, with light wear and aging.)

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Bill EvansBill Evans At The Montreux Jazz Festival (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $23.99 25.99 On May 20, 2022
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 LP, Vinyl record album
This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, May 20.

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Bill EvansConversations With Myself ... CD
Verve, 1963. Used ... $4.99
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 EvansConversations With Myself ... LP
Verve, 1963. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese pressing, with obi – 23MJ 3075)
Also available Conversations With Myself ... CD 4.99

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Bill EvansTrio '65 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve, 1965. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $36.99 38.99 On June 17, 2022
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the excellent Acoustic Sounds series – heavy cover and vinyl!) This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, June 17.

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Bill EvansUltimate Bill Evans ... CD
Verve, 1960s. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "What Is This Thing Called Love", "Funkallero", "Angel Face", "Jazz Samba", "Time For Love", and "Round Midnight" – 13 tracks total. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Bill Evans TrioBill Evans At Town Hall Volume One (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve, 1966. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... On December 31, 2022
An open-ended live date from Bill Evans – recorded at the auspicious venue of Town Hall, but recorded with a warmth that matches Evans' smaller club sessions of the 60s! The sound here is possibly a bit more focused and direct than some of the moodier, mellower Evans live records – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the excellent Acoustic Sounds series! Street date TBA.)
Also available Bill Evans At Town Hall Volume One (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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Bill Evans TrioBill Evans At Town Hall Volume One (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $13.99
An open-ended live date from Bill Evans – recorded at the auspicious venue of Town Hall, but recorded with a warmth that matches Evans' smaller club sessions of the 60s! The sound here is possibly a bit more focused and direct than some of the moodier, mellower Evans live records – ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Gil EvansJazz Masters 23 ... CD
Verve, Mid 60s. Used ... $2.99
Features Kenny Burrell on guitar, Thad Jones on trumpet, Paul Chambers on bass, Elvin Jones on drums, Astrud Gilberto on vocals, and others. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Tal FarlowArtistry Of Tal Farlow ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Pure and simple genius from Tal Farlow – one of THE greatest jazz guitarists of all time, especially on these important 50s recordings for Veve! Tal's playing here with a simply incredible tone – raspy and earthy, yet with notes that are impeccably placed on his solos – making ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Ultimate HQ CD pressing – part of the "Tal Farlow 100th Anniversary Collection" series!)

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Tal FarlowGuitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99
A crucially overlooked album from 50s guitar giant Tal Farlow – one that's a bit different than you might expect from the "artistry" in the title, as it's actually one of his grittier albums for Verve – and a real delight throughout! The set features Tal in the company of a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Ultimate HQ CD pressing – part of the "Tal Farlow 100th Anniversary Collection" series!)
 
 



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