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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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✨✧ Matti OilingHappy Jazz Band ... CD
Whatmusic (UK), 2002. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great bit of funky fusion from Finland – recorded in 1970 by drummer Matti Oiling, one of the funkiest percussionists in Europe! The album kicks off with the amazing breakbeat track "Oiling Boiling" – a monster number that no beathead should be without – then rolls ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Claudio MedeirosRotation ... CD
Nucleus/P-Vine (Japan), 1975. Used ... $16.99
A fantastic batch of jazzy grooves – featuring Claudio Medeiros and Victor M of the group Made In Brasil, plus other associates from the Bay Area fusion scene of the 70s! The record's got a strong mix of mellow tunes and funkier ones – with touches of Brazilian jazz and CTI fusion ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Johnny HartmanAll Of Me (70s pressing) ... LP
Bethlehem, 1956. Very Good ... $2.99
Although the world always remembers Johnny Hartman best for his Impulse recordings with Coltrane, we've always dug some of his earlier stuff – like this album – because the sound's a bit rawer, and the style's got more of a kick! The magical Hartman voice is presented in two great ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a sticker on the spine.)

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✨✧ Bill Barron, Ted Curson & OrchestraNow, Hear This! ... CD
Fresh Sound (Spain), 1964. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most fantastic modernist jazz records of the 60's! The team of Bill Barron and Ted Curson never gets the mention that it should in histories of jazz, but the two of them were an amazing team that pushed the boundaries of modern jazz, while still managing to stay in a deeply swinging ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ishmael Reed & OthersConjure – Music For The Texts Of Ishmael Reed ... CD
American Clave, 1987. Used ... $4.99
A pretty interesting album – one in which a host of jazz and rock players pay set music to texts written by consciousness-raiser/sci-fi author Ishmael Reed. There's a few goofy moments on the set, but if you've read Reed's work, you'll also know that goofiness and oddity are part of the ... read more CD
(Booklet has a promo sticker and slight cut corner, small cutout hole through rear case and tray card.)

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✨✧ Rueben Brown & Richie ColeStarburst ... LP
Adelphi, 1976. Very Good ... $1.99
With Reuben Brown on electric piano, Abu Richard Spencer on percussion, and Richie Cole on alto. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a sticker on the spine and some wear.)

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✨✧ Mose AllisonI Don't Worry About A Thing ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1962. Used ... $6.99
One of Mose Allison's first albums for Atlantic – a great set of soulful jazz vocals, done in a rootsy style that has some slight New Orleans touches – and a nice sort of beat undercurrent! The sound of the set follows nicely from Mose's earlier work for Prestige and Columbia – ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Small cutout hole through barcode & booklet, which has a few age spots.)

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✨✧ Count Basie/Maynard FergusonBig Band Scene 65 ... LP
Roulette, 1965. Very Good ... $0.99
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(Cover has some wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Richie Cole & Eric KlossBattle Of The Saxes Vol 1 ... LP
Muse, 1976. Very Good ... $2.99
Way more than just a traditional "battle of the saxes" sort of set – hardly the bop frenzy you might expect, and instead a great little record that's right up there with the hippest 70s work of Eric Kloss! Both Cole and Kloss dominate the record – one in the right channel, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a strip of tape on the spine, and some light wear.)

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✨✧ Kenny BarronLemuria Seascape (German pressing) ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1991. Used ... $6.99
Features Barron on piano, Ray Drummond on bass, and Ben Riley on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Lambert, Hendricks & RossBest Of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross (aka The Hottest New Group In Jazz) ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good ... $0.99
How can we even begin to describe the genius of Lambert Hendricks and Ross? The group was a jazz vocal supergroup that merged three talents that had already made a big name in the bebop vocalese field – Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks, and the lovely Annie Ross – and the project was an ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Brecker BrothersBrecker Brothers ... LP
Arista, 1975. Very Good ... $2.99
The start of a legendary run from superjazz brothers Randy and Michael Brecker – trumpeter and tenorist, respectively – already players who'd worked on a hell of a lot of previous sessions, both as a pair and on their own – finally stepping here into some well-deserved fame in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring wear.)

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✨✧ George DukeGreatest Hits ... CD
Epic, 1970s/1980s. Used ... $1.99
10 tracks. CD

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✨✧ Albert Wynn & His Gutbucket SevenChicago – The Living Legends (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $6.99
Later work from trombonist Albert Wynn – sides cut after a 33 year absence from the recording studio – as part of the excellent Chicago Living Legends series on Riverside! The work has a tight trad jazz feel – but with a bit more space than you might find for solo expression in ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Piero UmilianiMan & The City ... CD
Right Tempo (Italy), 1976. Used ... $24.99
A hip set of swinging urban tunes – recorded by Piero Umiliani in 1976, in a mode that recalls American "urban" jazz tributes from the 50s and 60s. The difference with this one is that it's got a bit of a 70s sound – with some slight electric instrumentation, and washes of ... (Soundtracks, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Idea 6Steppin Out (CD & DVD) (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Deja Vu/Commodo Depot (Japan), 2007. Used CD & DVD ... $14.99
A beautiful second album from Idea 6 – the cool Italian combo who first blew our minds with their excellent Metropoli set! The style here is similar to that great album – a recasting of older Italian jazz modes from the 60s – the mix of hardbop and modalism that flourished during ... read more CD
(Japanese pressing, with obi. DVD is an NTSC format, All Region DVD.)

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✨✧ Bobby TimmonsBorn To Be Blue ... CD
Riverside/OJC, Early 60s. Used ... $19.99
One of Bobby Timmons' most obscure trio sessions from the early years – recorded at the tail end of the Riverside years, which is probably why the album disappeared so quickly! The set's in a similar format to some of Bobby's other records for Riverside – a trio set with either Sam ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Mitchells/JonesesLeonard Feather Presents The Mitchells & The Joneses (Get Those Elephants Out'A Here!/Keepin' Up With the Joneses) ... CD
MGM/Fresh Sound (Spain), 1958. Used ... $16.99
Two very unusual "family" projects put together by Leonard Feather – but both of them pretty darn great, despite the gimmick in their name! First up is a group billed as "The Mitchells" – because it features Whitey Mitchell on bass, Blue Mitchell on trumpet, and Red ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ralph TownerDiary ... CD
ECM, 1974. Used ... $9.99
A beautifully personal album from Ralph Towner – a set that's maybe got more going on than just a diary – as the whole thing has a very poetic approach to the sound, one that's really in keeping with the new modes of expression that Towner helped bring to ECM! There's a bit of overdub ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Diary ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Clark TerryMellow Moods (Everything's Mellow/All American) ... CD
Prestige, Early 60s. Used ... $9.99
Two early 60s albums from trumpeter Clark Terry – with Budd Johnson on tenor, Eddie Costa on piano and vibes, and George Barrow on baritone! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sean KhanSlow Burner ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2011. Used ... $6.99
Not a slow burner, but a real cooker – served up here by a sweet London combo with a great mix of spiritual jazz and sweeter soul! Sean Khan leads the group, and plays some mighty sharp-edged alto and soprano sax – and other instrumentation includes Fender Rhodes, bass, and drums ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Howard RobertsSomethin's Cookin/Goodies ... CD
Capitol/Euphoria, Mid 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
2 completely groovy records from the great Howard Roberts – both pulled from his fantastic mid 60s stint at Capitol Records! Very groovy! Somethin's Cooking is a hip batch of jazzy tracks played by Howard at the height of his 60s groovy bossa style, and playing with his regular combo plus ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bobby TimmonsSoul Time ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $16.99
A real standout set from Bobby Timmons – one of his few non-trio sessions as a leader, and a record that crackles with the same sort of energy he brought to his work with the Jazz Messengers! Of course, that's no surprise – as the quartet on the set includes Bobby's boss at the time, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Hu VibrationalBeautiful ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2004. Used ... $6.99
Hu Vibrational brings a pounding instrumental mix of percussion, electronic beats, and African-inspired jazz! The loose group feature multi-instrumentalist Adam Rudolph (who has played with Pharoah Sanders, Herbie Hancock and Don Cherry to name a few) on all types of acoustic drums, shakers, ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Clark TerrySerenade To A Bus Seat ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $6.99
A great early date as a leader from trumpeter Clark Terry – one cut during the stretch when he was keeping company with players like Thelonious Monk and Johnny Griffin! The latter player is a key member of Terry's group here – as Johnny's tenor adds a nice sharp edge to Clark's trumpet ... read more CD

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✨✧ Build An ArkPeace With Every Step (import pressing) ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 2004. Used ... $12.99
One of the most righteous albums of the 21st century so far – and an instant classic we'll be loving for years! Build An Ark are a seriously heavy soul jazz ensemble, with roots and traditions that stretch back to the most righteous days of the 70s underground – the brainchild of ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dick HymanMoon Gas ... CD
MGM/Captain High (Germany), 1963. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
One of the greatest albums that Dick Hyman ever recorded – a mad mix of keyboards that more than lives up to its name and its wonderful cover! The album has Dick playing instruments that include electronic organs, keyboards, and ondioline – working in a "moon" oriented style ... (Now Sound, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Instant Composers Pool (Misha Mengelberg, Peter Brotzmann, Evan Parker & Others)Groupcomposing ... CD
ICP/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1970. Used Gatefold ... $9.99
A landmark album from this groundbreaking free jazz ensemble – a record that's as important to improvised music as Peter Brotzmann's Machine Gun or Derek Bailey's solo albums! And no surprise, the group features Brotzmann on tenor and Bailey on guitar – alongside Misha Mengelberg on ... read more CD

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✨✧ Paul GonsalvesBoom Jackie Boom Chick ... CD
Vocalion/Monkey Dog (Germany), 1963. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Tremendous work from saxophonist Paul Gonsalves – one of his rare UK sessions from the 60s, all of which show that he had a fantastic sound that went way beyond his more famous work with Duke Ellington! The style here is tight, hip, and very grooving – work by a quartet that features ... read more CD

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✨✧ Harold McNairAffectionate Fink ... CD
Island/Monkey Dog (Germany), 1965. New Copy ... $10.99 16.99
An incredible record from reedman Harold McNair – one of the key Jamaican jazz players who hit the London scene in the same post-colonial wave as Joe Harriott and Shake Keane – and maybe our favorite of the bunch! Harold's a hell of a talent on both tenor and flute – and although ... read more CD

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✨✧ Booker ErvinBook Cooks ... CD
Bethlehem (Japan), 1960. Used ... $14.99
One of the greatest albums on the Bethlehem label – and one of the first albums as a leader by the legendary Booker Ervin! At the time of the set, Ervin had come off a great stint with the Charles Mingus group – one that inflected his rootsy Texas tenor tones with a sharper modern edge ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2000 Japanese pressing – includes obi.)

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✨✧ Sonny MurraySonny's Time Now (with bonus track) ... CD
Jihad/Skokiaan (Germany), 1965. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
An album that was years ahead of its time – and which still stands as one of the boldest statements from the New York jazz underground of the 60s! The revolutionary styles of the scene were documented by bigger labels like Impulse and Blue Note – but this obscure indie set goes even ... read more CD

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✨✧ Juju (Oneness Of Juju)Message From Mozambique ... CD
Black Fire/Strata East, Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The first album by the group that later went on to become Oneness Of Juju! The album was recorded with a group that featured Plunky Nakabinde and Lon Moshe on reeds and percussion – plus Babatunde on congas and drums – and the overall sound is very much in kind of an Art Ensemble Of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Willie SmithEchoes Of Spring ... CD
Le Hot Club De France/Milan, 1965. Used ... $4.99
Willie Smith on piano. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousLa Fiesta! – Jazz Giants In A Latin Mood ... CD
Prestige, 1950s/1960s/1970s. Used ... $4.99
A tasty sampling of Latin Jazz tracks played by some of the best hard boppers of the postwar era! The set does a nice job of digging through the Prestige catalog of the 50s, 60s, and 70s – and comes up with some tasty tunes that you might have missed, hidden on straighter jazz sides by the ... (Funky Compilations, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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✨✧ Ahmed AbdullahLife's Force ... LP
About Time, 1979. New Copy ... $8.99 11.99
A crowning moment of achievement for trumpeter Ahmed Abdullah – a record that draws on his rich experience working with Sun Ra, but focuses the energy into a warmer, more spiritual jazz setting overall! The album's a lost treasure from the US scene of the late 70s – a perfect melding ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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✨✧ Sonny Sharrock/Freedom Sounds w/ Wayne HendersonBlack Woman/People Get Ready ... CD
Vortex/Atlantic/Collectables, 1969. Used ... $9.99
An odd combination – but two very nice albums! Black Woman is one of the best-ever (or perhaps the best) Sonny Sharrock albums, and probably the toughest to find. Recorded in New York, with Dave Burrell on piano, Milford Graves on drums, and wife Linda on voice. The tracks are nice and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Teddy EdwardsBlue Saxophone ... CD
Antilles/Gitanes, 1992. Used ... $9.99
Andrew Simpkins on bass, Melissa Hasin on cello, Mel Brown on drums, Carol Robbins on harp, Ray Armando on percussion, Art Hillery on piano, Michael White on stroh violin, Maurice Spears & Thurman Green on trombone, Frank Szabo, James B. Smith & Oscar Brashear on trumpet, Dan Weinstein on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsPreachin ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1963. Used ... $9.99
Kind of an obscure session by Ammons – most likely recorded in that jumble of contracts and conflicting label arrangements in the early 60s – a time when Jug actually did some of his best work! There's no players listed on the notes – which is sometimes typical for these early ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Don WilkersonTexas Twister ... CD
Riverside, 1960. Used ... $19.99
One of the rarest albums by this great Texas tenor player – and the kind of album we're very happy to see reissued! This heavy little gem was one of the few sides that Wilkerson cut under his own name – and it was the only one recorded away from Blue Note, as part of Cannonball ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sun RaLanquidity ... CD
Philly Jazz/Evidence, 1978. Used ... $12.99
An amazing album from Sun Ra – and one of the most in-demand for Dusty Groove customers! The record's actually a bit funky – if you can believe it – and was recorded with electric keyboards, bass, and guitar (played by the mysterious Disco Kid!) The album originally came out on ... read more CD
(Booklet has light age spots.)

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✨✧ Ruby Braff & Buddy TateNewport All Stars ... CD
Black Lion, 1967. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Jack Lesberg on bass, Ruby Braff on cornet, Don Lamond on drums, George Wein on piano & Buddy Tate on tenor sax. CD
(Out of print. Still sealed with a small cutout notch through the spine.)

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✨✧ VariousJazz Giants Play Harold Arlen – Blues In The Night ... CD
Prestige, 1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $4.99
Music from Red Garland, Miles Davis, Art Tatum, Count Basie, Joe Pass, Milt Jackson, Wes Montgomery, John Coltrane, Art Pepper, Bill Evans & more. CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on CD.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusChanges One ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1975. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great little 70s session from Mingus – the first in the 2-part Changes set – and whether you collect those jointly or separately, they contain some of his best work from the period The sessions were recorded with a small group that includes George Adams, Don Pullen, and Jack Walrath. ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & booklet.)

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✨✧ Howard RobertsJaunty-Jolly/Guilty!! ... CD
Capitol/Euphoria, Mid 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
2 groovy guitar gems from Howard Roberts – back to back on one CD! Jaunty is a pretty darn great way to describe Roberts' great sound on these Capitol LPs – a little bit of funk, a bit of bossa, a bit of groovy, and very nice all-around. The first album has a very young Dave Grusin ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusChanges Two ... CD
Atlantic, 1975. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great little 70s session from Mingus – the second part of the Changes set, some of his best work from the time, and recorded with a small group that includes George Adams, Don Pullen, and Jack Walrath. Tracks are long, with that late love of Ellington that Mingus was developing – and ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & booklet.)

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✨✧ Jon Eberson GroupDreams That Went Astray ... CD
Jazzland (UK), 2002. Used ... $7.99
Another one of those ultra-hip groups on Norway's Jazzland label – led by guitarist Jon Eberson, and featuring Bugge Wesseltoft on keyboards and bass, Pal Thowsen on drums, Tom Erik Antonsen on bass, and Strangefruit on vinyl! A few tracks also feature vocals by Beate – and the overall ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print UK pressing.)

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✨✧ Henry ThreadgillSubject to Change ... LP
About Time, 1985. New Copy ... $8.99 11.99
Compelling compositions from the great Henry Threadgill – recorded here with a really like-minded batch of players who perfectly help him realize his musical vision! There's a nicely snakey feel to some of the tunes here – almost a journey in jazz expression from the left side of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)
Also available Subject to Change ... LP 11.99

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✨✧ Heavy G & The Boogaloo CommunicatorsSerious EP ... CD
Cuzone, 2004. Used ... $9.99
Heavy G & The Boogaloo Communicators are at it again – proving that heavy funk can be found west of the Mississippi – and in the Rockies, no less! The album may well be the group's rawest – a nasty batch of hard-hitting numbers that really recall the raw organ sound of the ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, CDr release.)

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✨✧ Samuel Jon SamuelssonFnykur ... CD
SJS Music (Iceland), 2007. Used ... $12.99
A compelling little set from Iceland – a large group effort that's half-funky, half-grooving in a more sophisticated way – almost with the depth of an MPS session from the 70s! Maestro Samuel Jon Samuelsson leads the group on trombone – but some of the best aspects here are in ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Vince AndrewsLove, Oh Love ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1983. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great little batch of jazzy soul by Vince Andrews – a vocalist and sax player from Columbus, Ohio – which is where he recorded this obscure early 80s set. The record's actually pretty darn great – stridently swinging, in kind of a Charles Earland vocal mode. Bobby Floyd plays ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Alexa TarantinoClarity ... CD
Posi tone, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 16.99
A fantastic step forward for saxophonist Alexa Tarantino – a set that really shows all her strengths as a soloist, songwriter, and a leader – a record that should have the rest of the world finally taking notice of her talents! Alexa's already a great saxophonist – working here ... read more CD

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✨✧ OffenbachEn Fusion 40th Anniversaire – Le Show Complet (red splattered vinyl pressing) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Return To Analog (Canada), 1979. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
A beautiful mix of Quebecois prog and fusion – performed here by the core group Offenbach, working with larger accompaniment from the Vic Vogel Big Band! The performance is a unique one, but also a summation of all the freewheeling ideas that were taking place in this overlooked scene – ... (Rock, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition of 100 numbered copies!)

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✨✧ Ken FowserMorning Light ... CD
Posi tone, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 17.98
A brilliant record from tenorist Ken Fowser – a player who seems to grab our attention more and more with each new record – both as a soloist and as a rock-solid leader who always brings something special to a session! Ken dedicates this record to the inspiration of pianist Harold ... read more CD

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✨✧ Works For Me (Alexa Tarantino/Tony Davis/Caili O'Doherty/Adi Meyerson/Joe Strasser)Reach Within ... CD
Posi tone, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
An incredibly well-crafted set of soulful hardbop – the kind of record that the Posi-Tone label seems to do better than just about anyone else these days – and which is so tight, so together, the whole thing almost seems effortless! Yet there's clearly a lot of effort going in here ... read more CD

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✨✧ Sadik HakimSadik Hakim (London Suite) ... LP
Radio Canada/Return To Analog (Canada), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
One of the greatest moments ever from pianist Sadik Hakim – a player most people know for his contribution to the American bop scene of the late 40s – but an artist who grew even more strongly during his later years in Montreal! This album's a real highlight from that overlooked time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition of 500!)

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✨✧ Markus HowellGet Right! ... CD
Posi tone, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 17.98
A striking debut from Markus Howell – a hell of a talent on both alto sax and flute, and one that we're sure we'll be hearing more from in years to come! Markus has a bold, brash style on alto – one that mixes his edge with the trumpet of Joe Magnarelli and trombone of Michael Dease ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ken FowserRight On Time ... CD
Posi tone, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 15.98
This might be the first time we've ever heard tenorist Ken Fower with a Hammond organ in the mix – and it makes for a great change that really opens up the colors in his horn! Ken's always had a strong sense of tone, and we love his acoustic records – but this time around, Brian ... read more CD

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✨✧ Horace SilverLive In Paris 1959 ... LP
Fremeaux & Associates/Return To Analog (Canada), 1959. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A wonderful late 50s live recording from the Horace Silver Quintet – one that features some very long performances of key songs from the group's book, with some very extended solos, and a much different vibe than some of the studio versions! As with the Jazz Messengers during this time, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 500!)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkLive In Paris 1961 ... LP
Fremeaux & Associates/Return To Analog (Canada), 1961. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Fantastic work from Thelonious Monk – a superbly-recorded live set from early 60s Paris – done with his legendary quartet with Charlie Rouse on tenor! The music here is wonderful – tracks that are often quite long, and stretched out nicely from the Columbia Records material by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 500!)

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✨✧ Roxy CossFuture Is Female ... CD
Posi tone, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 17.98
Roxy Coss's second album as a leader for the Posi-Tone label – and it's her strongest to date, both by design and in performance! Where her Chasing The Unicorn album set up a whimsical sensibility, this one obliviously sets up a tone of strength and determination – undercurrents of all ... read more CD

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✨✧ Jessica Lauren FourJessica Lauren Four ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2012. Used ... $8.99
A wonderful full album from keyboardist Jessica Lauren – a London talent we've loved for years, and have watched mature deeply over the past few decades! Jessica's keyboards have graced a number of key recordings from the past 20 years or so on the British scene – but she's issued ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousJazz Giants Play Duke Ellington – Caravan ... CD
Prestige, 1950s/1960s/1970s. Used ... $4.99
Music from Clark Terry, Miles Davis, Joe Pass, Ben Webster/Joe Zawinul, Sonny Rollins, Duke Ellington, Red Garland, Art Tatum, Duke Ellington, Zoot Sims & more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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✨✧ VariousJazz Giants Play Frank Loesser – Heart & Soul ... CD
Prestige, Late 40s/1950s/1960s/Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
Music from Miles Davis, Red Garland, Sonny Rollins, Wes Montgomery, Art Farmer, Cal Tjader, Vince Guaraldi, Woody Herman, Dave Brubeck & more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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✨✧ Nostalgia 77 OctetWeapons Of Jazz Destruction ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2007. Used ... $8.99
One of the hippest jazz groups going – and they're not even on a standard jazz label! Nostalgia 77 Octet is a live combo that spun out of the previous Nostalgia 77 funk efforts for Tru Thoughts – and while the previous outfit worked more in the electronic, assembled style of other TT ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage EnsembleSpanish Suite ... CD
Zulu/Katalyst, 1968. Used ... $7.99
Great lost work from the legendary Phil Cohran and his Artistic Heritage Ensemble – a composition that was recorded during the group's late 60s years on the Chicago scene – but which has never been released until now! The album stands beautifully alongside the group's self-titled ... read more CD
(Packaged in a cool record-style sleeve. Cover has a small bent corner.)

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✨✧ Joe TorresLatino Con Soul ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1966. Used ... $19.99
A heck of a great Latin Soul album – one of the best of the 60s, and pretty darn rare as well! The set's the only one we've ever seen from leader Joe Torres – and it's an incredible blend of soul jazz and Latin rhythms that was one of the few west coast sessions of its type! Normally, ... (Latin, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousOpus De Funk – The Jazz Giants Play Horace Silver ... CD
Prestige, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $3.99
Horace Silver in many flavors – a great range of jazz recordings from the Prestige/Fantasy catalog – all based around classic compositions by Silver! Horace was a Blue Note man, and never recorded for other labels back in the 60s – but his music had a huge reach for generations ... read more CD

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✨✧ John StubblefieldMorning Song ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1993. Used ... $9.99
Featuring George Cables on piano, Clint Houston on bass, and Victor Lewis on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Various80s Jazz Dance ... CD
Jasmine (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
A set with an 80s cover, but one that features vintage soul jazz throughout – the kind of late 50s/early 60s material that really played big on UK club floors in the early years of Acid Jazz, thanks to work by DJs like Gilles Peterson and Patrick Forge! These are all classic cuts from the US ... (Funky Compilations, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Merzbow/Mats Gustafsson/Balazs PandiCuts Open ... LP
Rare Noise (UK), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.98
There's definitely a lot of open cuts here – thanks to very sharp sounds from this lineup that more than lives up to the name of the Rare Noise record label! The group is the trio of Masami Merzbow Akita on noise, electronics, and percussion; Balazs Pandi on drums and percussion; and Mats ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cuts Open ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ Merzbow/Mats Gustafsson/Balazs PandiCuts Open ... CD
Rare Noise (UK), 2020. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 17.98
There's definitely a lot of open cuts here – thanks to very sharp sounds from this lineup that more than lives up to the name of the Rare Noise record label! The group is the trio of Masami Merzbow Akita on noise, electronics, and percussion; Balazs Pandi on drums and percussion; and Mats ... read more CD
Also available Cuts Open ... LP 28.99

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✨✧ Tadao Sawai, Kazue Sawai, Hozan Yamamoto & OthersJazz Rock ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99 21.98
A killer set of jazz rock from early 70s Japan – and a set that's way different than Anglo albums of this nature! There's definitely a mix of horns, jazzy soloing, and electrified elements on guitar, bass, and keyboards – but the themes here are often strongly Japanese, and also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Jazz Rock ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Herbie HancockVibe Alive (extended dance mix, edited version, bonus beats) ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1988. Very Good (pic cover)... $1.99
(Soul, Jazz) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Don Gardner Trio with Jimmy SmithJimmy Smith Plays ... LP
Crown, 1964. Very Good ... $1.99
Titles include "Night Wind", "It's A Sin To Tell A Lie", "Organ Grinder Swing", "Tequila", and "Green Sleeves". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a trace of a price sticker.)

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✨✧ Stark RealityActing Thinking Feeling – The Complete Works 1968 to 1978 (3CD set) ... CD
Now Again, Late 60s/1970s. Used 3 CDs ... $11.99
Amazing sounds from The Stark Reality – an obscure group from the early 70s, but one who've really risen to fame over the years – thanks to their groundbreaking ear for new music, and their freewheeling way with a funky groove! This package brings together all the incredible work ... read more CD
Also available Acting Thinking Feeling – The Complete Works 1968 to 1978 (3CD set) ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Bobby TimmonsEasy Does It ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $9.99
Is Bobby Timmons our all time favorite pianist? Well, if he's not, he's pretty darn near the top of the list! This sweet early side for Riverside finds him in his usual trio format, backed up by an agile rhythm section, Sam Jones and Jimmy Cobb, and serving up the hard swinging, soulful bop we ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Phil WoodsFull House ... CD
Milestone, 1992. Used ... $3.99
Phil Woods on alto sax & clarinet, Hal Crook on trombone, Jim McNeely on piano, Steve Gilmore on bass & Bill Goodwin on drums. CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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✨✧ Arthur BlytheBasic Blythe ... LP
Columbia, 1988. Very Good ... $3.99
Not exactly basic work from Arthur Blythe, as the set features an added string ensemble too – but a record that certainly has the saxophonist really hitting a whole new level of genius! There's a great core group here – with John Hicks on piano, Anthony Cox on bass, and Bobby Battle on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a promo stamp, and a bit of pen.)

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✨✧ Phil Woods & Donald ByrdYoung Bloods ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1956. Used ... $14.99
Excellent early work from Phil Woods on alto and Donald Byrd on trumpet – with piano from Al Haig, bass from Teddy Kotick, and drums from Charlie Persip! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Phil Woods, Gene Quill, Jackie McLean, & OthersBird Feathers ... CD
Prestige, 1957. Used ... $18.99
A really great title for this classic late 50s set – as the record showcases a host of young alto players who've all come up in the generation of Charlie Parker – but who are each bringing their own sense of style to the instrument! There's hardly any "bird feathers" here ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Bird Feathers ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ Bobby TimmonsBobby Timmons Trio In Person ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $12.99
Bobby Timmons at the height of his powers – recorded live at the Village Vanguard, with a trio that includes Ron Carter on bass and Albert Heath on drums! The tracks are a bit longer than on some of Bobby's trio studio sides for Riverside – nicely swinging, with some killer piano work ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ray BrownLive At The Concord Jazz Festival 1979 – Special Guest Ernestine Anderson ... LP
Concord, 1979. Very Good ... $3.99
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(Cover has light wear and some notes in pencil.)

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✨✧ Count BasieBasie Jam #2 ... LP
Pablo, 1977. Very Good Gatefold ... $1.99
With Eddie Lockjaw Davis, John Heard, Benny Carter, Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Al Grey, and Joe Pass! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a few peeled spots inside the gatefold.)

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✨✧ Gary BurtonGroovy Sound Of Music ... LP
RCA, 1965. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A very cool take on the music of Sound Of Music – handled with some help from arranger Gary McFarland, in a way that really unlocks the modal potentials of the tunes! As you might expect from the revolutionary vibist Gary Burton, the approach here is quite different than the usual jazz album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsBoss Tenor ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1960. Used ... $6.99
A soul jazz classic from Gene Ammons – the kind of session that easy made him "boss" on tenor – with a tone and conception that few other players could touch! The set is done in a style that's laidback, but never too loose – bouncing along in that "with conga" ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Rosemary Clooney with Duke EllingtonBlue Rose (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1956. Used ... $3.99
Fantastic stuff, and proof that Rosemary Clooney was always one heck of a great singer – with strengths in jazz that you didn't always hear in her pop work! As you'd guess from the cover, Duke Ellington's leading the group on the album – and most of the tracks here are older Ellington ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Father Tom VaughnMotor City Soul ... LP
RCA, 1967. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Tom Vaughn has the unique distinction of being both a jazz musician and a priest – one of a few Catholic jazz lovers who made a name for themselves during the 50s and 60s, and probably the most famously recorded of all of them. Tom's a piano player with a touch of churchy soul, and not a bad ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Johnny Hammond Smith & Willis JacksonJohnny Hammond Smith Cooks With Gator Tail ... LP
Prestige, 1962. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
"Cooks" is right – because with Johnny Hammond on organ, and Willis Jackson on tenor, the set's already got some mighty heavy power in the frontline! The sound here is more in that early 60s soul jazz style than the later one – with Johnny's organ open on all stops, flowing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has fully split spine and top seam.)

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✨✧ Reebop (Anthony Reebop Kwaku Bah)Anthony Reebop Kwaku Bah ... LP
Jet (Austria), 1971. New Copy ... $28.99
A killer set from percussionist Anthony Reebop Kwaku Bah – one done with the same sort of genre-crossing vibe as some of his work with the hipper members of the British rock scene – but at a level that's even cooler and groovier than his album for Island around the same time! The set's ... (Global Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Anthony Reebop Kwaku Bah ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Butcher Brown#KingButch ... LP
Concord, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
Fantastically jamming genius from Butcher Brown – a contemporary funk combo, but one with a sound that owes nothing to anyone else! These guys aren't retro, or any kind of jamband offshoot – and instead, they rework vintage instrumentation with a very fresh feel of their own – a ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available #KingButch ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Perry & The HarmonicsIntrigue With Soul ... LP
Mercury/Monkey Dog (Germany), Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
A unique little record – unlike anything else we can think of – one that combines the hippest side of the 60s soul jazz vibe with that decade's popular love of spy culture too! The set's mostly instrumental, but has a few dropped-in vocals that really open things up – and the ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ AzymuthAguia Nao Come Mosca ... CD
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $10.99 11.98
An incredible little record – and the set where it really all comes together for this legendary funky jazz group! Azymuth were already great on their debut, although maybe a little experimental at times – but here, they really find the soulful groove that later got them big fame on the ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Charles MingusClown (deluxe edition with bonus tracks) ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1957. Used Gatefold ... $5.99
Stunning stuff – and one of the greatest Charles Mingus albums of all time – a true treasure recorded in that magical year of 1957, when Mingus was finally finding his strongest voice in modern music! The album's near-perfect from start to finish – as bold a statement in jazz as ... read more CD
(Out of print Atlantic Jazz Gallery pressing with a cutout notch through the digipack spine.)

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✨✧ TS MonkMonk On Monk ... CD
N2K, 1997. Used ... $2.99
With Bobby Porcelli on alto sax, Howard Johnson on baritone sax, Ron Carter on bass & TS Monk on drums. CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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✨✧ Boogaloo Joe JonesLegends Of Acid Jazz – Boogaloo Joe/Right On Brother ... CD
Prestige, 1969/1970. Used ... $14.99
2 of Boogaloo Joe's best and rarest albums on one CD – guitar jazz funk at its best! First up is Boogaloo Joe – a killer session of funky guitar jazz, and the record that gave Ivan "Boogaloo" Joe Jones his nickname! The set's a full-on wailer that really blows away Joe's ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Stan KentonStan Kenton Plays For Today ... LP
Capitol, Late 60s. Very Good ... $0.99
Stan Kenton's definitely playing for "today" on this set – a "today" that's circa 1967! The album's got a wonderful reworking of Kenton's older sound for the groovier years of the 60s – one that uses all the best tones, colors, and sense of space that the Kenton ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a mostly split top seam and a 2 inch split on the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Fabrizio BossaNuovo Cinema Paradiso (Japanese pressing – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 2007. Used ... $32.99
A really classic styled album of ballads from trumpeter Fabrizio Bosso – performed with full string backdrops in a way that takes us back to sessions like this from the 50s! Bosso's got a well-blown sound throughout – a tone that's rich in feeling, but never in an indulgent way – ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Reebop (Anthony Reebop Kwaku Bah)Anthony Reebop Kwaku Bah ... CD
Jet (Austria), 1971. New Copy ... $14.99
A killer set from percussionist Anthony Reebop Kwaku Bah – one done with the same sort of genre-crossing vibe as some of his work with the hipper members of the British rock scene – but at a level that's even cooler and groovier than his album for Island around the same time! The set's ... (Global Grooves, Jazz) read more CD
Also available Anthony Reebop Kwaku Bah ... LP 28.99

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✨✧ Gabor SzaboDreams (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Skye/Ebalunga (Austria), 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $32.99
The guitar genius of Gabor Szabo – set to magnificent arrangements by Gary McFarland! The set's one of the most sophisticated albums Szabo ever cut – and has a slow-building style that steps off of his Impulse years with a deeper, broader vision of music. By the time of the set, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Dreams (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99
 
 



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