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Jazz — New Arrivals ✈

XA wealth of jazz in many styles -- bop, hardbop, soul jazz, spiritual, rare groove, modal, improvised music, funk, free jazz, fusion, avant garde, and trad!

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✨✧ Benny GolsonEight Classic Albums (New York Scene/Modern Touch/Benny Golson & The Philadelphians/Gone With Golson/Getting' With It/Groovin' With Golson/Take A Number From 1 to 10) (4CD set) ... CD
Real Gone Jazz (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 4 CDs ... $24.99
Eight full albums – including a few that are getting hard to find on CD! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Anthony BraxtonIn The Tradition Vol 1 ... LP
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1976. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Wonderful work from Anthony Braxton – an album that has him playing straight ahead jazz – but at a time when he was also making some of his most complex recordings of the 70s! The approach here is sublime – as Braxton's reputation has ears already anticipating some far-out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Dutch pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Pat MethenyPat Metheny Group ... LP
ECM, 1978. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A near-legendary album from Pat Metheny – the real birth of the "Metheny sound" on record, and a perfect example of the magically fluid groove that he crafted with keyboardist Lyle Mays! The sound here is hard to describe – and even harder when you try to pick out the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ Jack DeJohnetteWorks ... CD
ECM, 1985. Used ... $9.99
Includes the songs "Bayou Fever", "The Gri Gri Man", "To Be Continued", "One For Eric", "Unshielded Desire", and "Blue". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneLive In France – July 27/28, 1965 ... CD
Gambit (Spain), 1965. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Two late live performances by the classic Coltrane quartet – with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones – including rare live recordings of "Ascension", as well as "Naima", "Impressions", and "Afro Blue". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie Jam – Montreux 1977 ... CD
Pablo, 1977. Used ... $6.99
Dizzy Gillespie and Jon Faddis on trumpet, Milt Jackson on vibraphone, Monty Alexander on piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Jimmie Smith on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonIntimate Ellington ... CD
Pablo/OJC, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
A really well-titled set – as it offers up some more intimate takes on the Duke Ellington sound of the cusp of the 70s – with some especially nice trio and solo numbers that are well worth the price of the whole collection! The album starts with the amazing "Moon Maiden" ... read more CD

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✨✧ Dave Stryker/Steve Slagle BandLatest Outlook ... CD
Zoho, 2007. Used ... $6.99
Dave Stryker on guitar, Steve Slagle on alto and soprano sax, Jay Anderson on bass, and Billy Hart on drums – plus special guest Joe Lovano on tenor! CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Dewey RedmanIn London ... CD
Palmetto, 1996. Used ... $9.99
Features Rita Marcotulli on piano, Cameron Brown on bass, and Matt Wilson on drums. CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ SourceSource ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2006. Used ... $11.99
Source is Trygve Seim on sax, Oyvind Braekke on trombone, Mats Eilertsen on bass, and Per Oddvar Johansen on drums. CD

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✨✧ Ted RosenthalNew Tunes New Traditions ... CD
Ken Music, 1990. Used ... $11.99
Ted Rosenthal on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – plus special guest Tom Harrell on trumpet. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieTo Diz With Love – Live At The Blue Note ... CD
Telarc, 1992. Used ... $3.99
With Junior Mance on piano, Peter Washington on bass, and Kenny Washington on durms – plus guest trumpet from Wynton Marsalis, Wallace Roney, Doc Cheatham, and Claudio Roditi, as well as Red Rodney on flugelhorn. CD
(Columbia House pressing.)

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✨✧ Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman Featuring Charlie Christian 1939 to 1941 ... CD
Columbia, Late 30s/Early 40s. Used ... $1.99
Tracks include "Stardust", "Flying Home", "Sheik Of Araby", "Breakfast Feud", "Shivers", "On The Alamo", "These Foolish Things", and "I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby" – 18 tracks total. CD

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✨✧ Tony BennettJazz ... CD
Columbia, Late 50s/1960s. Used ... $3.99
A great collection of some of the more jazz-based work of singer Tony Bennett – one that features a huge amount of all-star musicians – including Al Cohn and Stan Getz on tenors, Count Basie and Herbie Hancock on pianos, Nat Adderley on cornet, Chico Hamilton and Art Blakey on drums, ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Red RodneyRed Giant ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1988. Used ... $12.99
Red opens up nicely in this late quartet date – on cuts that include "Sun Child", "Giant Steps", "Red Giant", "Greensleeves", and "Helene" – plus 3 non-LP bonus tracks! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus At The Bohemia ... CD
Debut/OJC, 1955. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Seminal early work from Charles Mingus – a session that really shows him beginning to work in tightly arranged, deeply resonant styles – pushing much more deeply towards the brilliance of the late 50s! The set's recorded with a great lineup that includes Mal Waldron, Max Roach, and the ... read more CD

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✨✧ Gerry MulliganPleyel Concert Vol 2 ... CD
Vogue/BMG (France), 1954. Used ... $5.99
Featuring Mulligan on baritone sax, Bob Brookmeyer on trombone, Red Mitchell on bass, and Frank Isola on drums. Tracks include "Lady Is A Tramp", "Five Brothers", "Limelight", "Laura", "Love Me Or Leave Me", "Makin Whoopee", and "Bark ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johnny HodgesEverybody Knows Johnny Hodges (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... $7.99
A nice little 60s album by Johnny Hodges – one of the few post-Verve sessions that has him still playing in the hard swinging Ellingtonia small combo mode of the 50s! Players are all strong – and include Jimmy Jones, Cat Anderson, Ray Nance, Harry Carney, and Paul Gonsalves – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieCopenhagen Concert ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1959. Used ... $11.99
A late 50s date with Dizzy on trumpet, Leo Wright on alto, Junior Mance on piano, Art Davis on bass, and Teddy Stewart on drums! CD

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✨✧ Terence BlanchardLet's Get Lost – The Songs Of Jimmy McHugh ... CD
Sony, 2001. Used ... $2.99
Features vocals by Diana Krall, Jane Monheit, Dianne Reeves, and Cassandra Wilson. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Stanley ClarkeHideaway ... LP
Epic, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Hideaway makes a move towards more delicate synth soul for Clarke – who assembles an impressive guest list that includes Stanley Jordan, Herbie Hancock and Stewart Copeland. Titles include a cover of Stevie Wonder's "Overjoyed", plus "My Love, Her Inspiration", "Where ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ringwear and light aging.)

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✨✧ Paul BleyFloater Syndrome ... CD
Savoy, 1963. Used ... $29.99
Rare early work from pianist Paul Bley – some of his most compelling material from the time! The group features Steve Swallow on bass and Pete LaRoca on drums – and the CD features two records' worth of material – the famous Footloose session, and a whole other album! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Hilton RuizIsland Eyes ... CD
RMM, 1997. Used ... $7.99
Hilton Ruiz on piano and Hammond – with John Stubblefield on tenor, John Benitez on bass, and Richie Flores and Milton Cardona on percussion – plus special guests Tito Puente on timbales and vibes, Dave Valentin on flute, and Jon Faddis on trumpet. CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Freddie HubbardWithout A Song – Live In Europe 1969 ... CD
Blue Note, 1969. Used ... $11.99
Previously-unheard material from Freddie Hubbard – great live sides recorded in Europe during 1969, all with a stretched-out sound that really points the way to some of Freddie's growth in the 70s! The feel here is a bit like Hubbard's excellent Hub Of Hubbard album recorded for MPS around ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ravi ColtraneFrom The Round Box ... CD
BMG, 2000. Used ... $8.99
Features Ravi Coltrane on tenor and soprano sax, and Geri Allen on piano – plus Ralph Alessi and trumpet, James Genus on bass, and Eric Harland on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Donald ByrdBlack Byrd ... CD
Blue Note, 1973. Used ... $9.99
A landmark album – Donald Byrd's first session with producer Larry Mizell, the man who went onto forever change the face of jazz funk! After rumbling around for a few years attempting electric styles that really didn't fit his mode, Donald wisely hooked up with Larry, and hit a groove here ... read more CD

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✨✧ Bill HendersonBill Henderson With The Oscar Peterson Trio (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1963. Used ... $9.99
One of the best records ever from vocalist Bill Henderson – thanks to excellent small group backing from the Oscar Peterson Trio! CD features 4 previously unissued bonus tracks too. (Vocalists, Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Miles DavisMilestones (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1958. Used ... $3.99
One of our 50s favorites by Miles Davis – and a record that offers the same twin-sax sound as his classic Kind Of Blue – with both John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley working alongside Miles in the group! Rhythm here is by the Prestige-era trio of Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers ... read more CD
(2009 pressing)
Also available Milestones (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Gil Scott-Heron/Makaya McCravenWe're New Again – A Reimagining By Makaya McCraven ... CD
XL/International Anthem, 2010/2020. Used ... $8.99
A fantastic tribute to a fantastic record – one that takes all the core lyrical creations of Gil Scott Heron from I'm New Here, then adds in a wide array of new music from drummer/genius Makaya McCraven! The approach is similar to some of Makaya's own albums – which are both performed ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ ColosseumColosseum Live ... LP
Warner, 1971. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
Maybe the best album ever from this seminal British jazz rock combo – a record that really has the group stretching out in the expanded space of a concert setting! Colosseum were already one of the best groups to mix jazzy currents and heavy rock modes – but they really set a fire with ... (Rock, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and a cut corner.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneImpressions ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $39.99
Brilliant work – John Coltrane really opening up in his new spiritual mode of the 60s, hinting at the changes to come, while still keeping the modal groove of previous recordings! The record features tracks from a few different sessions from the years 1961 to 1963, but it holds together ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s green label stereo ABC/Impulse pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Juan Bruno TarrazaPiano Romantico ... LP
Discuba, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
(Latin, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Light blue label pressing. Cover has light wear & aging.)

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✨✧ Charles McPhersonSiku Ya Bibi – Day Of The Lady ... CD
Mainstream, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most distinct early dates from reedman Charles McPherson – a unique "with strings" session recorded as a tribute to Billie Holiday – and with a style that shows off sides of McPherson's playing that wouldn't show up on other records for years to come! The album's ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Art Blakey's Jazz MessengersUgetsu – Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers At Birdland (remastered – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1963. Used ... $9.99
One of Art Blakey's best non-Blue Note albums of the 60s – a hard-wailing live set that fully exploits the best talents of the six-piece version of the Jazz Messengers! The group here is that tremendous sextet that featured Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Curtis Fuller on trombone, Wayne Shorter ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Ugetsu – Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers At Birdland (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Ravi ColtraneSpirit Fiction ... CD
Blue Note, 2012. Used ... $9.99
Ravi Coltrane's first album for Blue Note – put together here with production help from Joe Lovano, who also plays a bit of guest tenor too! The album's got a really dark edge – and really works strongly in those edgier sides of the spectrum – those modes that Coltrane's ... read more CD

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✨✧ Wes MontgomerySo Much Guitar! ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $6.99
So much guitar – but never too much, given that Wes was the real master of sound and space, even at this early point in his career! The album's one that tries to break Montgomery from some of his smaller combo albums for Riverside, and pair him with a few bigger names – Hank Jones on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousBirth Of The Cool Vol 2 ... CD
Capitol, 1951/1953. Used ... $6.99
Music from Shorty Rogers, Gerry Mulligan, and Miles Davis. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Richie ColeReturn To Alto Acres ... LP
PAJ, 1982. Sealed ... $9.99
A great date from Richie Cole – who blows alto, tenor, and baritone on the set – with Art Pepper on alto and clarinet (the latter a real treat!), Roger Kellaway on piano, Bob Magnusson on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing.)

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✨✧ Chuck MangioneChuck Mangione Quartet ... LP
Mercury, 1972. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A very cool album from the young Chuck – blowing here long before his crossover fusion work of the late 70s, on these long tracks that sound really wonderful – and almost have a soaring, spiritual vibe! Chuck blows flugelhorn – plus electric piano too – and the other hip ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Skyscraper label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryBest Of Wes Montgomery ... CD
Riverside, Early 60s. Used ... $6.99
Includes the songs "Lolita", "Yesterdays", "Delilah (Take 4)", "Polka Dots And Moonbeams", "Double Deal", "Body And Soul (Take 7)", "Delirium", "Besame Mucho (Take 3)", "One For My Baby (And One More For The ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke's Men – The Small Groups Vol 1 ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Late 30s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
A collection of small group recordings with Duke Ellington's sidemen – tracks recorded by groups led by Rex Stewart on cornet, Barney Bigard on clarinet, Cootie Williams on trumpet, and Johnny Hodges on alto. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkEssential Thelonious Monk ... CD
Columbia, 1960s. Used ... $3.99
Includes the tracks "'Round Midnight", "Bemsha Swing", "Blue Monk", "Rhythm-A-Ning", "Epistrophy", "Crepuscule With Nellie", "Misterioso", "Brilliant Corners", "Well You Needn't", "Ruby, My Dear (Take ... read more CD

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✨✧ Richie ColeAlive At The Village Vanguard ... LP
Muse, 1981. Sealed ... $9.99
Richie Cole is a player who really opens up in a live setting – drawing on decades of bop inspiration, and also moving into some hipper 70s-styled grooves as well! This set really shows that aspect of Cole's work – as it's got Richie working with an ensemble that matches his sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front from sticker removal.)

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✨✧ Gerry Mulligan & Chet BakerBest Of The Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Chet Baker ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1952/1953/1957. Used ... $2.99
Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax and Chet Baker on trumpet joined by Bobby Whitlock, Carson Smith and Henry Grimes on bass, and Chico Hamilton, Larry Bunker, and Dave Bailey on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Lee MorganTom Cat (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used ... $14.99
One of our top 5 favorite Blue Note records of all time – a bold and powerful session from trumpeter Lee Morgan, but one that sat in the vaults for 15 years before release! The session was recorded around the same time as Morgan's hit The Sidewinder (which eclipsed its release at the time) ... read more CD
(Out of print, original RVG pressing.)

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✨✧ Egberto GismontiDanca Dos Escravos ... LP
ECM, 1988. Near Mint- ... $16.99
No keyboards, no percussion, no other instrumentation at all – just acoustic guitar from the great Egberto Gismonti, but used at a tremendously creative level! The songs are loose and free – never outside, but also not bossa or samba either – always those new paths forward that ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Brazilian EMI pressing, with insert.)

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✨✧ Oliver NelsonBlues & The Abstract Truth (MCA pressing) ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1961. Used ... $5.99
One of the all-time classics of early 60s mainstream jazz – and a beautiful record that showcases writing and arranging talents of Oliver Nelson! Nelson had been bumping around a variety of sessions before this one – as a leader, sideman, and arranger – but it was with this album ... read more CD

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✨✧ Gerry Mulligan & Chet BakerCarnegie Hall Concert ... CD
CTI, 1975. Used ... $4.99
A surprisingly wonderful 70s meeting between Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker – recorded live, with sweet electric touches from CTI – in a style that shouldn't work so well, but which really comes off great! The approach is simple – Mulligan and Baker solo in a manner that's a bit ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus At Carnegie Hall (CDr on demand pressing) ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1974. Used ... $4.99
Charles Mingus at Carnegie Hall – but playing here with relaxed and intimate feel that's not what you might expect from the staid setting! The album features 2 long tracks – both done in more of a jam session mode than any other Charles Mingus recordings we can think of. Both numbers ... read more CD
(On demand CDr pressing.)

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✨✧ Clifford Brown & Max RoachBrown & Roach Incorporated ... LP
EmArcy, 1955. Very Good ... $29.99
Quite possibly THE key example of the magic of Clifford Brown and Max Roach on record – a brilliant studio session that really has the group "incorporating" their sound – forging a bold musical statement that would forever leave its imprint on jazz for years to come! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Japanese pressing, EXPR-1010, still sealed. Shrinkwrap has light wear and a sticker spot.)
Also available Brown & Roach Incorporated ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Paul DesmondPure Desmond ... LP
CTI, 1974. Sealed Gatefold ... $16.99
An album of sublime understatement from alto genius Paul Desmond! Desmond was one of the few players who resisted the lure of the 70s electric CTI sound – and stuck pretty much in his usual bag of easy-going grooves, blowing alto with effortless ease, working here with a quartet that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed non-gatefold pressing.)
Also available
Pure Desmond (with bonus tracks) ... CD 5.99
Pure Desmond (Gold CD) ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Hubert LawsFlute By-Laws ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A great little set of Latin jazz – and one of the strongest albums ever from flute man Hubert Laws! At the time of this recording, Laws was playing with Mongo Santamaria's group – and for this second solo outing, he borrows a lot of grooves from Mongo's bag – and also hits a few ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rockefeller label pressing with Warner text. This copy was sealed but opened to determine pressing and remains unplayed.)

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✨✧ Quincy JonesGreat Wide World Of Quincy Jones ... LP
Mercury, Mid 60s. Sealed ... $19.99
Quincy's world is great and wide indeed – and even at this early point in his career, he was displaying a wonderful talent for bringing in bits from all sources! The album's essentially a straight jazz set, but it's got some great exotic touches that are in keeping with the "world" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Dutch pressing, still sealed. Cover is slightly wavy under the shrink.)

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✨✧ Cal TjaderTjader Plays Mambo ... LP
Fantasy, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Classic 50s west coast Latin grooves – played by Cal and a tasty Bay Area combo that includes Benny Velarde on timbales and conga, Manuel Duran on piano, and Carlos Duran on bass! The tracks are short, but have a tight group feel – really driving in a nicely rhythmic mode, with some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing on red vinyl – very nice!)

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✨✧ Charles MingusPassions Of A Man – Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s/1960s/1970s. Very Good+ 3LP Gatefold ... $19.99
Comprehensive 3 LP set that covers the full range of Mingus' great recordings for Atlantic, including stuff from many hard to find albums that you won't find easily on LP. The track list is virtually a catalog of his greatest recordings, with 18 tracks in all: "Pithecanthropus Erectus", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring & edge wear, promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Jack McDuffTough Duff ... LP
Prestige, 1960. Sealed ... $29.99
One of Jack McDuff's first albums as a leader – and a really solid cooker that also features vibes and tenor sax! Given that McDuff hardly ever recorded with vibes again, the session's got a real standout sound that deserves to be heard – as Jack's smoking work on the Hammond comes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s OJC pressing, still sealed with hype sticker and some price sticker remnants.)

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✨✧ Konosuke Saijo & His Bossa Nova QuintetMassachusetts In Bossa Nova ... LP
Crown (Japan), 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $39.99
Japanese bossa nova from the end of the 60s – a really sweet little album from Konosuke Saijo and his bossa nova quintet! The tracks are all instrumentals, mostly familiar numbers – and they're taken in lightly airy versions that definitely echo the styles of the music from Brazil ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Spanish pressing, non-gatefold, on Granada.)

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✨✧ Marian McPartland with Dizzy GillespiePiano Jazz ... CD
Jazz Alliance, 1985. Used ... $5.99
Marian McPartland on piano with Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Art PepperArt Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1957. Used ... $7.99
One of Art Pepper's classic recordings, in which he plays with a spare quartet backing by Miles Davis' rhythm section at the time – Paul Chambers, Red Garland, and Philly Joe Jones. An essential East meets West jazz recording, with Art at the top of his game, playing in a unique setting for ... read more CD
(OJC Remasters pressing.)

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✨✧ Max RoachMax Roach Quartet – Live In Tokyo Vol 1 ... LP
Denon (Japan), 1977. Very Good+ ... $38.99
Beautiful sounds from the ultra-hip Max Roach Quartet of the mid 70s – a lineup that features Billy Harper on tenor, Cecil Bridgewater on trumpet, and Reggie Workman on bass! Tracks are long – very much in the Harper style of the time – and titles include "It's Time", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert!)

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✨✧ Red Rodney QuintetNo Turn On Red ... CD
Denon (Japan), 1989. Used ... $5.99
Red Rodney on trumpet and flugelhorn, Dick Oatts on soprano, alto and tenor saxes, Gary Dial on piano, Jay Anderson on bass, and Joey Baron on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bob James & Earl KlughOne On One ... LP
CTI, 1979. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A mellow mainstream fusion classic from the 70s – one that paired the gentle guitar of Earl Klugh with the sweet keyboards of Bob James – in a set that's filled with plenty of warm and laidback touches! The mode here takes off some of the darker edges from James' earlier sound, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A great copy.)

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✨✧ Hank CrawfordI Hear A Symphony ... LP
Kudu, 1975. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Not really a symphony, but a great album that features the soulful alto sax of Hank Crawford blowing over some rich larger backings from David Matthews – all with a sweetly funky Kudu sound! The style's a bit more polished than some of the other Kudu sessions of the time – almost a bit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, some waviness & wear on the bottom corner.)

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✨✧ Eleventh HouseIntroducing The Eleventh House With Larry Coryell ... LP
Vanguard, 1974. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Heavy-duty funky fusion – an all-star group that featured Alphonse Mouzon on drums, Randy Brecker on trumpet, Mike Mandel on keyboards, and Larry Coryell on guitar. The tracks all have that heavy electric full-on fusion sound that you'd find in a rock-inspired hard-jamming group like this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDrum Is A Woman ... LP
Columbia, 1956. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A hokey cover and title, but a hip little record from Duke Ellington – kind of a story of percussion and jazz, all wrapped together with some great vocals and narration! The format is kind of far-reaching, but never too stuffy – and in a way, the album offers a great opportunity to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Columbia Special Products pressing, JCL 951. A great copy!)
Also available Drum Is A Woman ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryBumpin' ... LP
Verve, 1965. Very Good Gatefold ... $16.99
An incredible album from Wes Montgomery – and the beginning of a whole new sound for his guitar! Wes moves away from his small combo soul jazz roots on the set – and hits a wonderfully sweet new vibe with larger arrangements from Don Sebesky – bigger backdrops that fill in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing with Van Gelder stamp, including Verve inner sleeve. Cover has light surface wear & aging, name in pen inner gatefold, partial top split.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisHang On Ramsey ... LP
Cadet, 1965. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Easily one of Ramsey Lewis' most successful records – featuring the hit soul jazz style that he forged with the Young/Holt rhythm combo, honed to perfection before a live crowd at The Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach. The record's a key part of Ramsey's live recorded output – showing the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing, including Chess inner sleeve. Cover has light wear & aging.)

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✨✧ Eric GaleGinseng Woman ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A wonderfully strong effort from guitarist Eric Gale – a player who'd done countless studio work on fusion sessions in the 70s, but who never really broke that strongly as a leader until this set! Gale's tone here is nicely compressed, but still has a warmth that comes from his use of a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Nat AdderleyWork Song ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good+ ... $79.99
When it comes to soul jazz, you can't get any more classic than this! The title was one of the biggest jazz hits of the 60s – covered by countless other artists, but presented here in all its original brilliance in a group led by its composer, a young Nat Adderley! At the time of the record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing with silver text, microphone logo, and deep groove! Interesting cover variant – side is white, not red.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusOh Yeah ... LP
Atlantic, 1962. Very Good+ ... $79.99
Quite a crazy little record from Charles Mingus – a record that fits nicely in his legacy of other recordings for Atlantic, but which has a very different approach! On this set, Mingus plays piano, and even sings a bit – using this messed-up take on blues roots, but filtered through a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green and blue label stereo pressing with AT etch – a nice copy!)

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✨✧ Eddie JeffersonCome Along With Me ... LP
Prestige, 1969. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of the grooviest albums ever from Eddie Jefferson – a perfect blend of his earlier vocalese roots with a hipper, more swinging 60s style of soul jazz! The album's got an upbeat, joyous feel throughout – exploding with the sort of dynamic energy we've always loved in Eddie's singing ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has light wear and aging, with a small stained spot in front.)

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✨✧ DeodatoDeodato 2 ... LP
CTI, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $11.99
Funky keyboards galore – and one of the greatest records ever from this legendary Brazilian jazz talent! The album follows nicely off Deodato's Prelude classic for CTI – and like that one, this set's built on long-flowing tunes that rise and fall with a wonderful sense of rhythm – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam, small index sticker on back.)

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✨✧ Horace SilverBlowin' The Blues Away ... LP
Blue Note, 1959. Very Good+ ... $239.99
A killer session from Horace's famous quintet that included Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor, and Louis Hayes – one of the group's earliest recordings for Blue Note – and also one of their best! The band had a unique mix of rootsy soul jazz playing and more exotic approaches to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(63rd street stereo pressing, with deep groove, RVG stamp, and ear. Back cover has some very light wear – but front is great!)
Also available Blowin' the Blues Away (non-RVG remaster edition) ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Henri Renaud Et Son QuartetteDance & Mood Music Vol 8 ... LP
Chappell (France), 1969. Very Good+ ... $26.99
A rare sound library session from French pianist Henri Renaud – wonderfully jazzy, and with all sorts of other great elements in the mix – including some very strong tenor solos at points! Hardly mood music or dance band sounds – and instead a great album of jazz – with a ... (Sound Library, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Flipback cover has a small rip name in pen, but very lightly.)

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieFour Classic Albums (At Newport/Dizzy & Strings/World Statesman/ Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra) ... CD
Avid (UK), 1948/1954/1956/1957. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
Includes the albums At Newport, Dizzy & Strings, World Statesman, and Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra. CD

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✨✧ Don EllisHow Time Passes (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Candid/Teichiku (Japan), 1961. Used ... $29.99
Quite possibly the greatest record that Don Ellis ever recorded – and his hippest too! The trumpeter's playing here with a quartet that includes Jaki Byard on alto and piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Charlie Persip on drums – coming together perfectly in that arch-modern style that you'd ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Elvin JonesLive In Japan 1978 – Dear John C Vols 1 & 2 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Trio/Universal (Japan), 1978. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A smoking live set from Elvin Jones' Jazz Machine group – a very powerful quintet that's driven by a two-saxophone engine! The reeds here are handled by Frank Foster and Pat Labarbera – both of whom help Jones work out some post-Coltrane energy – but not in a way that seeks to ... read more CD
(Out of print. SHM-CD pressing – with obi!)

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✨✧ Chico HamiltonChico Hamilton Quintet Complete Studio Sessions 1956/1957 (Chico Hamilton Quintet/Sweet Smell Of Success/Jazz Swings Broadway) ... CD
Pacific Jazz/Fresh Sound (Spain), 1956/1957. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A wealth of great work from Chico Hamilton in the 50s! First up is the self-titled Chico Hamilton Quintet album – Pacific Jazz 1225 – not to be confused with other similar-titled Chico Hamilton albums at the time! This one sports an abstract painting on the cover, and was recorded in ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sunao WadaCoco's Blues (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1972. Used ... $34.99
A cooking little record from Japanese guitarist Sunao Wada – one with plenty of offbeat touches! Like many of the albums on the Three Blind Mice label from the time, this one's a bit hard to peg – because the moods and styles shift a bit from track to track, and there's an openly ... read more CD
(Out of print blu-spec CD pressing, with obi!)

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✨✧ Marvin Holmes & JusticeSummer Of '73 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Brown Door/Shout (Japan), 1973. Used ... $34.99
A killer little indie soul set from Oakland's Marvin Holmes – one that's quite different than his better known work for the Uni label – and done in a great blend of jazz, soul, and funk styles! The album's got that great genre-crossing sound that was going down heavily in Holmes' Bay ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Benny GolsonNew Time, New 'Tet ... CD
Concord, 2009. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Benny Golson's one of those players who never lets us down – and here, into his 80th year in on the planet, the man's still burning strongly and soulfully! The set's got a very solid, put-together sort of sound – the quality that's always made us seek out Golson albums of any vintage, ... read more CD

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✨✧ Toots Thielemans/Joe Pass/Niels Henning Orsted PedLive In The Netherlands ... LP
Pablo, 1980. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Live at the Northsea Jazz Festival in 1980, with Thielemans on harmonica and guitar, accompanied by Joe Pass on guitar and Niels Henning Orsted-Pedersen on bass. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Steve Lacy, Togashi Masahiko, Takahashi YujiEgg Farm Hall Festival (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Suigyu (Japan), 2000. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Some of the darkest work we've heard from soprano sax legend Steve Lacy – at least in this part of his career – some fierce work in the company of pianist Takahashi Yuji and percussionist Togashi Masahiko – who also get some time of their own on the record! The album features two ... read more CD
(Original CD pressing.)

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✨✧ Ron CarterGolden Striker ... CD
Blue Note, 2003. Used ... $8.99
A very nice return to basics for Ron Carter – a trio session that features Mulgrew Miller on piano and Russell Malone on guitar, with Ron playing simply bass – and working in a straight jazz style that's really a refreshing change from some of his higher-concept projects! The lack of ... read more CD
(Out of print. Mark through barcode, disc has a promo stamp.)

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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! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Doug CarnAdams Apple (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Black Jazz/P-Vine (Japan), 1974. Used ... $34.99
The last album in a legendary run of music from keyboardist Doug Carn – his final album for the Black Jazz label, and a set that pushes even farther than his previous efforts! Jean Carn isn't in the group this time around, but the set does feature a totally great twin-vocal approach – ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
Also available
Adams Apple (orange & black vinyl pressing) ... LP 22.99
Adams Apple (black vinyl pressing) ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ Jackie & RoyLovesick (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1966. Used Gatefold ... $23.99
Wonderfully groovy work from the team of Jackie Cain & Roy Kral – a set that has the pair moving into much hipper modes for the 60s, and really taking off from the greatness of earlier records! Backing is still by Roy's core trio, with acoustic piano at the lead – but the addition ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)
Also available
Lovesick ... LP 11.99
Lovesick ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ Johnny GriffinIntroducing Johnny Griffin (RVG remaster edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1956. Used ... $7.99
If you've ever needed a definition of hardbop, this is it! The set's a crack quartet session for Blue Note, recorded in the mid 50s by a young Johnny Griffin – fresh in from Chicago, and playing with tons of fire and loads of imagination! Wynton Kelly's on piano and Max Roach is on drums ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ CBS Jazz All StarsMontreux Summit Vol 1 ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
A really amazing little record – way more than usual for this sort of live recording – given that it features some very unique performances together by artists we've never heard on the same stage otherwise! The premise is simple, but wonderfully effective – in that the album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(The vinyl is great, but the cover has some staining along the opening side.)

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✨✧ David T WalkerPress On (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Ode/Sony (Japan), 1973. Used ... $38.99
Warmly chromatic and nicely tripped out guitar work from David T Walker – laid out over some great larger arrangements from the legendary Jerry Peters! The style here is a great blend of studio jazz and soul – a completely new recasting of the role of the guitarist in the soul ... read more CD
(Out of print, and includes obi!)

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✨✧ Ron CarterPick Em ... LP
Milestone, 1980. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With Kenny Barron on piano, Buster Williams on bass, and Ben Riley on drums; plus guests Kermit Moore, Charles McCracken, John Abramowitz, and Richard Locker on celli; Hugh McCracken on guitar and harmonica, and Ralph MacDonald on percussion. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ George BensonIn Your Eyes ... LP
Warner, 1983. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Sweetly jazzy soul from George Benson – a key classic from his great run at Warner Brothers Records, and the kind of record that George did better than anyone else at the time! Back in the 60s, we'd never have guessed that Benson's sweetly crackling vocals would dominate popular jazz more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Gary BartzBlues Chronicles – Tales Of Life ... CD
Atlantic, 1996. Used ... $12.99
A really great later album from Gary Bartz – joined by Tom Williams on trumpet, Russell Malone on guitar, Cyrus Chestnut and George Colligan on piano, James King on bass, and Dennis Chambers and Greg Ban on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gerry Mulligan QuartetGerry Mulligan Quartet (Pacific Jazz – PJLP 5) (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Pacific Jazz/EMI (Japan), 1953. Used ... $28.99
A seminal session from Gerry Mulligan – one of his 50s quartet recordings with Chet Baker, in a group that also includes Carson Smith on bass and Larry Bunker on drums. The pianoless quartet grooves nicely in a twin-horn frontline – gliding effortlessly through tunes that include " ... read more CD

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✨✧ Shigeharu MukaiHead Wind (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1975. Used ... $39.99
Brilliant music from trombonist Shigeharu Mukai – an artist who was not only a hell of a soloist in the 70s, but also a great musical visionary – with an ear that makes records like this a lasting treasure! The album features three long tracks – each a small sort of painting in ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Elek BacsikElectric Guitar Of The Eclectic Elek Bacsik ... LP
Fontana (France), 1962. Very Good+ ... $38.99
Great work from one of the most unique guitarists on the European scene – working here in trio formation, with either Pierre Michelot or Michel Gaudry on bass, and Kenny Clarke or Daniel Humair on drums! The tracks are short and tight – with hints of Django, but also some other unique ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Second French pressing. Cover is nice!)

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✨✧ Zoot SimsTrotting (aka Zoot Sims Quartets) ... LP
Prestige, 1950/1951. Very Good+ ... $49.99
An early 60s album that brings together some excellent early 50s sides by Zoot Sims – originally issued on 10" LPs, but expanded here with better notes and more space! Half the set features a group with Harry Biss on piano, Clyde Lombardi on bass, and Art Blakey on drums – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label pressing with a NJ address and RVG etch – in nice shape! Vinyl has a short click in one spot near the end of side two, but is nice and clean. Cover has some very light wear, and a New Jazz sticker in one corner.)

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✨✧ Leo WrightSuddenly The Blues ... LP
Atlantic, 1962. Very Good+ ... $34.99
A record of incredible beauty from the great Leo Wright – and one that we'd never part with at all! Wright's one of those excellent players from the 60s who never really gets his due – largely because he was always hiding behind larger groups, and because he left the US in the decade ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(60s red and purple label pressing. Cover has a tiny cutout hole, but this is a great copy!)

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✨✧ Frank WessYo Ho – Poor You Little Me ... LP
Prestige, 1963. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of the best early albums from Frank Wess as a leader – a set that's nicely balanced between his work on flute and tenor sax – the latter of which we really love! The group's great too – a quintet with Thad Jones on trumpet, Gildo Mahones on piano, Buddy Catlett on bass, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Satus pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has light wear, splitting on the bottom seam, and a Status sticker.)

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✨✧ Art Farmer/Benny GolsonMeet The Jazztet ... LP
Argo, 1960. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Landmark work by one of the greatest jazz outfits of the early 60s! Art Farmer and Benny Golson were both known as well-composed players during the 50s – strongly soulful, but often with a fine sense of arrangement that usually tended towards the lyrical side of things. With this group, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s orange label Cadet pressing. Cover has some wear and aging.)
 
 



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