Bobby Hutcherson & The Super Four —
Nice Groove ... LP Baystate (Japan), 1983. Near Mint- ...
There's always a nice groove when Bobby Hutcherson's around – and this set's a warm, laidback date that's dripping in wonderful colors and tones! The group features George Cables on piano, whose sound at this point is a perfect match of Bobby's chromatic style on the date – and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi! Cover has a light trace of an old sticker in one corner, but is otherwise great.)
A nice small group set – Benny Carter on alto, with Harry Sweets Edison on trumpet, Teddy Wilson on piano, Milt Hinton on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums – plus a bit of vocals from Helen Humes! LP, Vinyl record album
The last work ever recorded by pianist Elmo Hope – one of the most brilliant modernist talents of his generation, right up there with Monk and Herbie Nichols for sheer inventiveness! The material here shows Hope still burning brightly in the last years of his life – hitting the keys of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A split UK album – with two rare 10" sessions from 50s Bethlehem Records! Side one features the first album ever from drummer Stan Levey, but a set that already shows his mighty talents as a leader! Stan wisely chose some great songs to work with here – penned by west coast ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A record that's got an odd title, but an apt one too – given the power and endurance that reedman Andrew White could bring to a performance! And the set definitely has Andrew living up to that name – as he blows here with a great trio that includes Donald Waters on piano, Steve Novosel ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Live material – versions of "Afro Blue" and "The Promise", recorded in New York in 1963; a 1961 recording of "India"; and a 1962 recording of "Mr PC", which also features Eric Dolphy on alto! LP, Vinyl record album
Late recordings from the great Art Pepper Quartet – Art on alto, George Cables on piano, David Williams on bass, and Carl Burnett on drums! Titles include long takes of "Landscape", "Valse Triste", "Mambo Koyama", and "What's New". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout mark. Shrinkwrap is slightly open on one edge.)
Beautiful later work from Mose Allison – still completely charming and totally on top of his game! The set includes the fantastic title track – plus "Gettin There", "Tai Chi Life", "What's Your Movie", "I'm Alive", and "Top Forty". ... (Vocalists, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The horns here are all pretty great – Illinois Jacquet, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, and Harold Land on tenor – plus Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet! Also features Cal Tjader on vibes and Cedar Walton on piano. LP, Vinyl record album
A really great album as a leader from bassist Dave Holland – a musician who was really coming into his own at this point in his career, and using all the talents he'd developed in looser settings to help bring new focus to a group! The lineup here is exceptionally strong, and a really great ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A nice title for this mid 60s set from Hampton Hawes – given that by this time in his career, Hawes often hits these spun-out lines that are completely entrancing – almost enough to spirit us away to the underworld! The album's a live one, but done with an intimate feel – and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A surprisingly wonderful album by Billy Higgins – recorded in the mid 80s, but with a free flowing spirituality that recalls some of his best soul jazz work of the mid 70s! The album's got some long and open-ended, slightly modal tracks – quite similar to the work that Billy did with ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Pat Martino in one of his greatest settings – live, in front of the kind of an audience where he could really open up! The set's a great marker of the growth that Pat experienced as the 70s approached – taking all the lessons he'd learned from his years gigging it up in the soul jazz ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout mark.)
Charlie Mariano —
October ... LP Contemp/Inner City, 1977. Sealed ...
An icy set of tunes from Charlie – recorded in Germany with one of his electric 70s ensembles. Rainer Brunighaus plays a host of keyboards, Barre Phillips plays bass, and the album sports some tabla and percussion from Trilok Gurtu. The overall sound is pretty nice – tightly jamming ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)
Bob Cooper Sextet/Bill Holman Octet —
Group Activity ... LP Capitol/Affinity (UK), 1954. Sealed ...
Cooper and Holman don't actually play together on this album but it is rather a collection of some of their sessions for Capitol, originally in the Kenton Presents Jazz series, from 1954. Side A is mostly comprised of Cooper and his band playing such songs as "The Way You Look Tonight", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Hard-burning early work from tenorist Harold Land – exactly the kind of date that set him apart from other west coast players of the 50s! Although he was part of the LA scene of the time, Harold Land grooved a lot harder and louder than his cool jazz contemporaries – and this album's a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Jackie McLean's got a great pal here – trumpeter Bill Hardman, who'd work with Jackie in the Jazz Messengers a year later! Here, the pals are cutting sharp lines in a perfect early hardbop mode – a great Prestige session with big bold sound from Rudy Van Gelder, and fresh modern tones ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Although bassist Oscar Pettiford left a huge influence on jazz before his untimely death, there's not actually that many fantastic records in which he's featured as a leader. Fortunately, this is one of the few, and it's a sparkling set of modernist inflected bop tunes played by a group that ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Dizzy Gillespie —
Giant ... LP America (France), 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
Forget his bebop years – Dizzy was at the height of his powers in the early 70s, as you'll hear on this rare French session! Diz's solo conception is tight, but a lot more open ended than earlier, and he joins with Johnny Griffin, Kenny Clarke, and Kenny Drew in a lively set of tracks that ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bob Cooper's smooth LA tenor is set in a band of "shifting wind" players like Jimmy Giuffre, Bud Shank, and Bob Enevoldson – along with other Kentonites like Shelly Manne and Stu Williamson. Kenton produced and presented this session, and it's one of the classic Capitol series ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(80s UK pressing, on Affinity – with a slight cover variation.)
Shelly Manne —
2 3 4 ... LP Impulse, Early 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
A surprisingly great Shelly Manne album from the early 60s – one that follows a format that has Shelly playing in duo format ("2"), trio ("3"), and quartet ("4") – hence the title! The duo track is incredible – a spare duet with Coleman Hawkins ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – in gatefold cover!)
Four sides of noisy, funky, stretched-out playing from Miles Davis – recorded at the Fillmore West, but with an intensity that matches some of Miles' crazy electric recordings from Japan during the early 70s! The music is a powerful blast of music that stretches out over the double-length ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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 moreLP, Vinyl record album
Seminal work from Freddie Hubbard – an early hardbop session that features some great work by Tina Brooks on tenor, piano by McCoy Tyner, and rhythm from the team of Sam Jones on bass Clifford Jarvis on drums! And although Freddie's great at this early point in his career – playing ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Michael Whalen plays a range of keyboards here with the Fire Brigade – a crack fusion ensemble with a hard-jamming style that takes us back to some of the bigger electric jazz albums of the 70s! Whalen's in the lead on Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Clavinet, and other keys – and the group's ... read moreCD
Lester Young joins the Oscar Peterson trio – and the result is a classic meeting of the minds from early 50s Verve! Young's tone is tremendous throughout – that sharp-yet-cool style that had such a big influence on other 50s players, and which gets some great support here from Peterson' ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The amazing first full length set of Comet Is Coming – one of the boldest statements from the London jazz scene in recent years – and a brilliant blend of live jazz instrumentation and electronics! Shabaka Hutchings – as King Shabaka – is in the group on tenor, which he ... read moreCD
Mindblowing music from the great Don Cherry – quite a statement, given how much fantastic sounds Cherry had already given us by this point in his career! In the years before this set, Don had worked in some very free, avant modes – and also explored a fair bit of global styles too ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Three great albums from Alice Coltrane – all late 70s albums for Warner Brothers that really show her taking off as both a solo performer and a spiritual force! First up is Eternity – seminal 70s work from one of the most righteous jazz musicians ever! On this set, Alice Coltrane ... read moreCD
One of the first moments of genius from a young Pharoah Sanders – a set that builds on the energy of John Coltrane's Love Supreme generation – but takes it in a much more expansive direction! The album's got a sense of majesty that's years ahead of its time – righteous, positive, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The rarest of all Charles Kynard albums – and a real standout groover from the classic funk days of Prestige! The album's a really creative outing – with arrangements by Richard Fritz that take the usual small combo Prestige sound to new heights – twisting and turning the rhythms ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful pressing – heavy vinyl and a tip-on cover!)
A fantastic jazz group from the contemporary South African scene – one who've got a very righteous vibe, and a sound that's maybe even more far-reaching than any jazz we've heard from that scene back in the 60s or 70s! The group's led by Shabaka Hutchings on tenor, but is a very ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of Art Blakey's first true moments of genius! This transitional version of the Jazz Messengers included two parts – Lee Morgan and Bobby Timmons – of the holy Morgan/Shorter/Timmons trilogy, and it's also got the added bonus of Benny Golson on tenor, who was at the height of his ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A sock-solid sextet session from the mighty Lee Morgan – recorded for Blue Note at the height of his mid 60s powers, and carried off in a beautiful blend of soul jazz and some slight modern touches! The group here is top-shelf all the way through – Jackie McLean on alto, Hank Mobley on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Sweet electric Ramsey Lewis – an overlooked gem from the Columbia Records years, filled with loads of great grooves, and some pretty mighty keyboards! Part of the record has Ramsey working with Larry Dunn of Kalimba Productions – getting plenty of the Earth Wind & Fire groove that ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover some wear.)
A smooth jazzy classic from Pieces Of A Dream – and a real standout from the early 80s scene! The core trio of Curtis Harmon on drums, James Lloyd on keys, and Cedric Napoleon on bass are produced by Grover Washington with a fuller feel than usual – taking the piano trio approach of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A standout set from Shorty – tightly arranged numbers performed by a quartet that includes Jimmy Giuffre, Pete Jolly, Curtis Counce, and Shelly Manne – all working with Shorty in perfect west coast form! Despite the length of the tunes, the overall feel is similar to Rogers' excellent ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)
Quite hip stuff from McTyner – really righteous sounds from his 70s run for Milestone Records, recorded with a great lineup that includes Bobby Hutcherson on vibes, Gary Bartz on alto, Azar Lawrence on soprano and tenor sax, Bulster Williams on bass, Billy Hart on drums, and Mtume on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The first record in many years from the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble – done with a lineup that features a variation from the original group, but a sound that's very much in keeping with their mission! The Ensemble were always dedicated to preserving a spiritual jazz tradition at a time when the ... read moreCD
A gem of a record from Finnish guitarist Sami Linna – just a 45, but one that feels like it's got the depth of a full album! "Mode For Tomorrow" is this beautifully building tune with a mix of modal and spiritual energy – infused with organ by Mikko Heleva, and given this ... (Funky 45's, Jazz)read more7-inch, Vinyl record
Trumpeter Nate Wooley always gives us plenty of surprises with his records – and this time around, he opens our ears even more – by working in a quartet with two varieties of electric guitar, and using an amplifier alongside his familiar trumpet! The songs are all quite long, and work ... read moreCD
Maybe the crowning achievement of drummer Makaya McCraven so far – a double-length set that stands as a huge testimony to all the many waves he's been making in jazz for the past few years! The album features four slices of live performance – recorded in New York, Chicago, LA, and ... read moreCD
An astonishingly rare treasure by exotic jazz genius Lloyd Miller – originally issued by East West Records in a run of just a few hundred copies! Recorded at The University Of Utah, it's a wonderful synthesis of the eastern and otherwise globally-inspired instrumentation Miller is beloved for ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes an excellent insert with notes by Francis Gooding and lots of photos, plus a download with WAV files & video of late 60s performances, plus Miller's autobiography "Sufi, Saint & Swinger"!)
Sweet 70s electric work from Jimmy McGriff – material that's different than his grittier grooves of the 60s, but still plenty darn great! The style's clearly influenced by CTI – as Jimmy's using electric piano as much as organ – and is getting some fuller support in the backings ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Patrice Rushen's second album – and a very sweet batch of keyboard funk! The record has Patrice working in a groove that's almost like that of Herbie Hancock at the time – using lots of electric piano, clavinet, and synth to craft some mighty fine jazz funk grooves. The group's a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has ring and edge wear with a split spine.)
Ron Carter gets sweet and funky on this 70s classic for Kudu Records – a set that's a fair bit different than some of Carter's acoustic trio sides of the decade, or some of his more high-concept work in recent years! The approach here is free and flowing – larger arrangements penned by ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Massively funky – and one of Jimmy McGriff's best albums for the Groove Merchant label! The album's follows strongly on the mode of Jimmy's classic Worm album – also produced by Sonny Lester, issued slightly before on the Solid State label. The set's got that stripped-down, hard-n-funk ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Stunning work from the great second chapter of Patrice Rushen – the time when the lady moved over to Elektra Records and really opened up her groove! Rushen had already been making great music for most of the 70s – playing fantastic keyboards as a real up-and-coming star on the funky ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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A very different album than the previous Tenderlonious record – but a set that's still overflowing with the soulful sounds that made us love his music in the first place! Last time around, Tenderlonious worked with the 22A Arkestra – a group of labelmates that fleshed out his sound ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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A very different album than the previous Tenderlonious record – but a set that's still overflowing with the soulful sounds that made us love his music in the first place! Last time around, Tenderlonious worked with the 22A Arkestra – a group of labelmates that fleshed out his sound ... read moreCD
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Funky funky funky! Lonnie plays live with a tight group that includes tenor, guitar, and some very heavy drumming – really wailing at a level that was surprising for funky organists of the time, and which really set the pace for a whole new generation! The players are more obscure than on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty/UA pressing. Cover has some wear with a center split spine.)
One of the best Larry Young albums for Blue Note – and a record that really gets at his unique conception and style in the 60s! The session's a key bridge between Larry's soul jazz roots and his more far-reaching experimental work – filled with deep, heavy grooves – yet mixed ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has some wear with splitting in the spine.)
Stunning work from the great second chapter of Patrice Rushen – the time when the lady moved over to Elektra Records and really opened up her groove! Rushen had already been making great music for most of the 70s – playing fantastic keyboards as a real up-and-coming star on the funky ... read moreCD
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Albert Beger Quartet —
Gate ... LP No Business (Lithuania), 2019. New Copy ...
A beautiful performance by a group led by saxophonist Albert Berger – one who play with spiritual, almost cyclical energy that creates a great setting for the solos of Berger on tenor and shakuhachi! There's an organic flow to most numbers – as the other three musicians hit modes that ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Whit Dickey/Kirk Knuffke —
Drone Dream ... LP No Business (Lithuania), 2019. New Copy ...
Kirk Knuffke is a trumpeter who always seems to sound best in a spare setting – which is definitely the case here, as he blows alongside drummer Whit Dickey – freely improvising these lines that sparkle with a surprising amount of lyrical beauty! The set's not the usual free jazz ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A tremendous lost performance from the great Sam Rivers – working here with an ultra-hip trio that features Cecil McBee on bass and Norman Connors on drums! The style is in that free, longform improvisation mode that Rivers hit as the 70s began – often quite spiritual in nature, even ... read moreCD
Detail (Johnny Dyani/Frode Gjerstad/John Stevens) —
Day Two ... CD No Business (Lithuania), 1982. New Copy ...
A fantastic long improvisation by the best version of the Detail trio – the one that features Johnny Dyani on bass, Frode Gjerstad on tenor and soprano sax, and John Stevens on drums! That lineup didn't leave behind many recordings – which makes this one completely essential, as it ... read moreCD
Some of the rawest work we've ever heard from saxophonist Timo Lassy – blowing here with just the drums of Teppo Makynen for accompaniment! "Zomp" has the drums breaking with almost an old school vibe, but a bit more complex – as is Timo's solo, which shows a knowledge of the ... (Funky 45's, Jazz)read more7-inch, Vinyl record
There's no keeping up with these Joneses – as the well-matched trio is alive with energy throughout – really moving past any expectations we might have based on the individual players, as they make all these fantastic choices throughout – and find ways to really reach forward as a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A funky little record from reedman Michael Blake – dedicated to the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, and served up with just the right sort of gritty style to match! Blake plays mostly tenor on the set, in a combo that has some electric touches on guitar, bass, and keyboards – ... read moreCD
The New Mastersounds return to the sweet studio in Nashville that gave us the previous album – but this time around, they change things up a bit – by using a variety of different keyboards instead of their usual Hammond! The core rhythms are every bit as sharp as before – and ... (Deep Funk, Jazz)read moreCD
A great combo, in a really great setting – the trio of organist Delvon Lamarr, captured in a sweet live radio performance! The tunes are long and open – very much in the group's killer blend of soul jazz and deep funk – with plenty of room for Delvon to soar out on the keys of ... (Deep Funk, Jazz)read moreCD
Javier Santiago —
Phoenix ... CD Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ...
Soaring keyboards from this up-and-coming player – an artist who's especially fantastic on Fender Rhodes, which get plenty of space on this excellent album! Javier Phoenix is a jazz musician at the core – yet he's also part of a younger generation we might dub the post-Robert Glasper ... read moreCD
Greg Foat —
Mage ... LP Athens Of The North (UK), 2019. New Copy ...
Maybe the most amazing work we've heard so far from Greg Foat – and that's really saying a lot, as the British keyboardist has given us some really incredible records over the years! The work's got a more ambitious vibe than some of Greg's straighter jazz sets – with large arrangements ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The aptly-titled follow-up to Van Damme's classic Martini Time, with a similar sexy seduction-drenched sound (although steeped in bourbon, not vodka!) featuring Van Damme's trademark jazzy style, with haunting breathy instrumentation, and a sound that's incredibly eerie Titles include "Oh! ... (Now Sound, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
If 2 mixes of the seminal electro/jazz classic "Rain Forest" isn't enough to sell you on this album, you might like to know you'll really get your fix for 808 and 909 on these nice jazzy tracks, that really did sound like the future of music to us back in the 80s. Also includes "King ... (Hip Hop, Jazz)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Sam Rivers —
Hues ... LP Impulse, 1975. Very Good+ Gatefold ...
A nice change from some of Sam Rivers' more extended modes of the time – with tracks that are a bit shorter, with a bit more focus – yet still a relatively loose approach overall! The album features a few differeing trios – with Rivers on flute, tenor, soprano sax, and piano ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo sticker and light wear.)
A sparkling postwar musical fantasy of Paris – one made up of a host of famous themes from French pop music of the 20th century, all set to lush string arrangements by a young Michel Legrand! The album's not as upbeat or jazzy as some of Legrand's later soundtrack work, but it's got a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
We're not sure if Lloyd's actually the fastest guitar in the world – but this is a pretty darn groovy album, no matter what the speed! The set's party jazz and partly guitar-driven instrumental work – played by Ellis on a hollow-body electric, with backing by a quartet that includes ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A totally great Grover Washington record – and with 25 years behind us, we really now realize how fantastic all the early Kudu sessions really were! The record was recorded live at the Bijou, and is spread out over 2 long LPs, with lots of room for tasty open-ended solos by Grover and the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the most righteous Horace Silver albums for Blue Note – and a far-reaching, politically-bent batch of tracks that feature vocals by Andy Bey, in a similar style to the work he did on the Gary Bartz records from the time – very hip, and quite different than other jazz vocal work ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing with black "B". Cover has some wear along the opening and a cut corner.)
An incredible batch of electric funk from Grover Washington Jr – easily one of his best albums ever! The record really picks up from the sweet CTI sound of the 70s – taking Bob James arrangements with a lot of space and electric keyboards, and letting Groover blow some wonderfully ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover paste-on is unglued along the top seam.)
Guitarist Lage Lund always has qualities to spark our imagination – and this time around, he's working with a bit more effects than usual on his guitar – in a way that really rounds out his sound, and opens up whole new chromatic possibilities in his playing! The shift is a surprise, ... read moreCD
(Booklet has a cut corner & sticker over thew barcode.)
An overlooked showcase for the late alto genius of Art Pepper – who was the supposed leader of this date issued under the name of pianist Pete Jolly! Jolly's great, too – very much in the sharpest form of his earliest sides from the 50s and 60s – and the pair work here in a tight ... read moreCD
A record that adds in some sweet alto sax, courtesy of Bud Shank – played with all the great bossa tones that Bud brought to older work with guitarists like Laurindo Almeida and Joe Pass! The album's got a relatively spare setting – Shank on alto, Byrd on guitar, Joe Byrd on bass, and ... read moreCD
(Out of print.)
Allan Botschinsky —
Night ... CD M-A Music, 1988. Used ...
Just Sold Out!
Cedar Walton - Hank Hobley Quintet —
Breakthrough ... LP Cobblestone, 1972. New Copy (reissue)...
One of the last great albums that Hank Mobley ever cut! Although Mobley's 70s output was nothing compared to his 60s Blue Note work, this 1972 session for Cobblestone/Muse is a winner, and features the aging tenorist co-leading a crack quintet with Cedar Walton, and featuring Billy Higgins, Sam ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of Don Cherry's most hypnotic albums ever – a full album-length performance that features one of his first experiments with mixing jazz and global elements! The set was captured at the 1968 Berlin Jazz Festival – and mixes Cherry's amazing work on cornet, flute, and a myriad of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A beautiful live set from trumpeter Roy Campbell – a piece of music that's every bit as majestic as its title, and handled by Roy in a wonderfully spiritual way! The album's a real high point – not just in Campbell's career, but in that of the associated group members too – ... read moreCD
Herb Ellis & Stuff Smith —
Together ... LP Epic, 1963. New Copy (reissue)...
Just Sold Out!
Strings are king in this rare set from guitarist Herb Ellis and jazz violinist Stuff Smith – a date that's possibly more on Stuff's side of the spectrum, but which comes during a short by great run of Ellis work for Epic in the early 60s! Tracks are longer than you might expect – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of our favorite albums ever by the Art Ensemble of Chicago – a key French session that captures the group at the height of their powers! The centerpiece of the album is the extended track "Certain Blacks (Do What They Wanna)" – done in a beautiful mix of politics and free ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the best-ever documents of the young genius of tenorist Wardell Gray – exactly the kind of music that shows why he was one of the biggest and best of the bop saxophonists – before he was taken away from us all too soon! The material here was originally issued on 78s or 45s, and ... read moreCD
(Out of print.)
Bebop Boys ... LP Savoy, Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
Killer stuff – a really well-done collection of rare bop material for Savoy! The set's not really a compilation, but more of an archive of great sessions from the 78rpm era – with batches of tracks in order from the same sessions. Includes material by a Kenny Dorham combo, a Joe ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great 70s session from one of the best French saxophonists of the time – deep-voiced Guy Lafitte, one of the few European players to match the soul and range of American giants like Coleman Hawkins or Sonny Stitt! Lafitte's got an effortless sense of confidence on his instrument – a ... read moreCD
A quartet date – with Chet Baker on trumpet, Duke Jordan on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Norman Ferrington on drums! Titles include "The Fuzz", "Kiss Of Spain", "No Problem", "Sultry Eve", and "Glad I Met Pat". CD
The debut of a genius group that would forever transform the sound of electric jazz in the 80s – and a brilliant set that few others could match at the time! Pieces Of A Dream first snuck onto the scene with a sound that was refreshingly subtle at the time – almost a back-to-basics ... read moreCD