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✨✧ Sonny StittSonny Stitt/Bud Powell/JJ Johnson (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1949/1950. Used ... Out Of Stock
Classic bop by Sonny Stitt – material recorded at the end of the 40s, originally issued as singles and 45s, but issued here as a full length set with a great cover image by Don Martin! The record features 2 different groups – one that includes JJ Johnson, John Lewis, and Max Roach; another that features Bud Powell, Curley Russell, and Roach – and in both instances, the players keep a sharp edge and tight focus that allows Stitt's tenor to soar out in those tight lines that made him a key bop figure from the get-go! Really classic stuff – with titles that include "Sunset", "Bud's Blues", "Tea Pot", "Elora", "Afternoon In Paris", and "Blue Mode". CD features 3 bonus tracks! CD
(Includes obi. Out of print.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet & The All-Star Jazz BandJazz Dialogue ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Very Good- ... $3.99
Larger group meditations by the Modern Jazz Quartet – working here in an expanded lineup that includes work from Phil Woods, Charlie Mariano, Seldon Powell, Richie Kamuca, Clark Terry, and Jimmy Cleveland! The album takes a core MJQ groove, and only seems to lay out out over the larger arrangements as backing – almost as if the set were recorded in two parts, and stitched together – but in a way that works with a brilliant sense of counterpart, one that brings a lot more soul and color to the group's work than usual. Titles include versions of the John Lewis numbers "One Never Knows", "Animal Dance", "The Golden Striker", "Django", and "Home" – plus Milt Jackson's "Ralph's New Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing.)

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Bud PowellAlternate Takes ... LP
Blue Note, 1985. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A collection of different odds and ends from a pretty broad swath of Powell's career, one of the sort of reissues Michael Cuscuna was producing in the mid 80s where he'd dig up some nice lost gems. The set starts with some radio transcriptions from 1949 featuring a great line up of young bop stars with Fats Navarro, Sonny Rollins, Tommy Potter and Roy Haynes running through 2 takes of "Bouncing With Bud", plus "Wail" and "Dance Of The Infidels". For most of the rest of the album the format's Bud's favored trio setting in 1953, 1957, 1958 and 1963, recorded with George Duvivier, Paul Chambers, Sam Jones or Pierre Michelot on bass, and Art Taylor, Philly Joe Jones or Kenny Clarke on drums, and featuring Dexter Gordon sitting in on one number, "Our Love Is Here To Stay". 11 tracks in all, also includes "Collard Greens And Black Eyed Peas", "Blue Pearl", "John's Abbey" and "Like Someone In Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi.)

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Bud PowellBebop ... CD
Pablo/Fantasy, 1948/1959/1960/1964. Used ... $9.99
A well-titled collection of work from Bud Powell – one that brings together a host of different bop-tinged sides, all from different points in his career! The first half of the set features a vintage 1948 broadcast from the Royal Roost – featuring Powell's piano in a larger group that includes Benny Harris on trumpet, JJ Johnson on trombone, Lee Konitz on alto, Budd Johnson on tenor, Cecil Payne on baritone, and Buddy DeFranco on clarinet – quite a lineup of heavyweight horn players, making for a flavor that's different than some of Bud's usual trio dates. Titles include "Perdido", "52nd Street Theme", "Ornithology", "I'll Be Seeing You", and "Jumping With Symphony Sid". Next up are a handful of 1959/1960 Parisian recordings with Pierre Michelot on bass and Kenny Clarke on drums – showing a more modern Powell than before, on titles that include "Blues In The Closet", "Confirmation", and "Now's The Time". Last is a batch of 4 live tracks recorded in Edenville, France – in 1964, shortly before Powell's death. Johnny Griffin joins the trio on a version of "Hot House" – and other titles include "Salt Peanuts", "Lady Bird", and "I Remember Clifford". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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Bud PowellParis Sessions ... CD
Pablo, 1963. Used ... $4.99
A series of different recordings from Bud's years in Paris – recorded in the years 1957 to 1964, with a variety of American and French players! The material isn't some of Bud's strongest overall, but it does shed a new light on his years in Paris – and features him in the company of players that include Kenny Clarke, Dizzy Gillespie, Barney Wilen, Zoot Sims, Pierre Michelot, and Johnny Griffin. Tracks include "Rue De Clichy", "Tune For Duke", "Perdido", "For My Friends", "Bud On Bach", "Crossing The Channel", and "Be Bop". CD

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Bernard Purdie (Pretty Purdie)Soul Drums (50th anniversary 2LP version – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Date/Nature Sounds, 1967. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $33.99 34.98
Massive work from one of the funkiest drummers of all time – the legendary Bernard Pretty Purdie, stepping out here in a batch of instrumentals that may well be his greatest album ever! Bernard's drums are right up front in the mix – leading off all tunes with a full, funky, echoey sort of approach that's unlike anything else we can think of – and certainly different from any other late 60s albums of this type! The production is totally great – and has a way of pulling out some of the weirdest aspects of the music – which itself features guitar from Billy Butler and Eric Gale, bass from Bob Bushnell, tenor and flute from Seldon Powell, and organ and piano from Richard Tee – who also handled all the arrangements on the set! The centerpiece is the hit single "Funky Donkey", but just about every track's a groover in its own way – and titles include "Soul Drums", "Bill's Groove", "Jimmy's Back", "Testifyin", "Modern Jive", "Blow Your Lid", "Bee N Tee", and "Soul Bossa Nova". This new edition includes 8 bonus tracks, with a couple rare 45 tracks and more that have never been released – all soulful & funky – well paired with the Soul Drums album! Bonus tracks are in stereo, and include "Alexander's Rag Time Band", "Genuine John", "Soul Clappin", "If You Never Cried", "Stop" and "Time Is Tight". Also comes with a nice booklet with new liner notes, and choice quotes from Purdie's peers and those he influenced, from Galt MacDermot to Large Professor. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soul Drums (expanded edition) ... CD 13.99

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Bernard Purdie (Pretty Purdie)Soul Drums (expanded edition) ... CD
Date/Greenstreets, 1967. New Copy ... $13.99
Massive work from one of the funkiest drummers of all time – the legendary Bernard Pretty Purdie, stepping out here in a batch of instrumentals that may well be his greatest album ever! Bernard's drums are right up front in the mix – leading off all tunes with a full, funky, echoey sort of approach that's unlike anything else we can think of – and certainly different from any other late 60s albums of this type! The production is totally great – and has a way of pulling out some of the weirdest aspects of the music – which itself features guitar from Billy Butler and Eric Gale, bass from Bob Bushnell, tenor and flute from Seldon Powell, and organ and piano from Richard Tee – who also handled all the arrangements on the set! The centerpiece is the hit single "Funky Donkey", but just about every track's a groover in its own way – and titles include "Soul Drums", "Bill's Groove", "Jimmy's Back", "Testifyin", "Modern Jive", "Blow Your Lid", "Bee N Tee", and "Soul Bossa Nova". This new edition includes 8 bonus tracks, with a couple rare 45 tracks and more that have never been released – all soulful & funky – well paired with the Soul Drums album! Bonus tracks are in stereo, and include "Alexander's Rag Time Band", "Genuine John", "Soul Clappin", "If You Never Cried", "Stop" and "Time Is Tight". Also comes with a nice booklet with new liner notes, and choice quotes from Purdie's peers and those he influenced, from Galt MacDermot to Large Professor. CD
Also available Soul Drums (50th anniversary 2LP version – with bonus tracks) ... LP 33.99

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VariousJazz – The Smithsonian Anthology (6CD box set) ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s/Early 2000s. Used 6 CDs ... $64.99
A beautifully expansive anthology that covers each decade of jazz music from the 20s to early 00s – tracing the evolution of the music throughout and pinpointed historically resonant, artistically essential moments all the way – a real treasure from Smithsonian Folkways! The 6CD box set is an update and expansion of the great Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz, a 6LP set that was originally released in 1973, and covered the eras to that point. This set features 11 tracks on 6CDs – with early dixie, rags, brass band and vocals and orchestra jazz from the early years by Dick Hyman, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, and many more, sprawling mid century greatness from Benny Goodman, Art Tatum, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Thelonius Monk, Mary Lou Williams, pivotal 50s & 60s greatness from Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Nat King Cole, Sun Ra, Ella Fitzgerald, Cannonball Adderly and more, the global music and genre busting creativity of 60s & 70s material by Stan Getz/Astrud Gilberto, Jimmy Smith, John Coltrane, Art Ensemble, Pat Metheny and more, and more contemporary forces suck as Medeski, Martin & Wood, Michael Brecker, Abdullah Ibrahim and more. The packaging and presentation is impeccable, too – it comes in a 200 page hardcover book that's filled with notes by Richard James Burgess, John Edward Hasse & Bob Blumenthal, oft-lengthy notes on each track, tons of photos and more. CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Anthony Hopkins & Peter PowellJohnny The Priest ... LP
Decca/That's Entertainment (UK), 1960. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Features lead performances by Jeremy Brett, Stephanie Voss, Bunny May, Hope Jackman, and Phillada Sewell. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing – limited and numbered! Cover has light wear & partially unglued seams.)

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John PowellJust Visiting – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Varese, 2001. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Johnny LytleSound Of Velvet Soul ... LP
Solid State, 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
A great one from Johnny – slightly different than earlier work on Riverside or Tuba, but still with that tight stepping vibes sound that makes all his albums great! The album features arrangements by Manny Albam, many that have a slightly Latin feel, thanks to bongos and conga by Johnny Pacheco. The group includes a brace of saxes by players like Joe Farrell, Seldon Powell, Frank Wess, and Jerome Richardson – and tracks include "Suddenly You", "Up Up & Away", "The Thing To Do", "We're Blusein", "Live For Life", "LA Soul", and "Street Scene". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & writing in pen.)

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Charlie ParkerSummit Meeting At Birdland ... CD
Columbia/Jazzotheque (France), 1951/1953. Used ... $9.99
A very well-done collection of Charlie Parker performances from the legendary Birdland nightclub – originally presented on radio, but cleaned up here with a great sense of sound! The mighty Symphony Sid can be heard introducing a few tracks, but the main focus is on the music – with the kind of razor-sharp solos that always made Parker a knockout, especially during these key early 50s years – and accompaniment from musicians who include Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet, Bud Powell or John Lewis on piano, Kenny Clarke or Roy Haynes on drums, and even the surprising inclusion of organist Milt Buckner at one point! The album may well be worth it, just to hear Bird playing with a Hammond – but the whole thing's great, and titles include "Cool Blues", "Star Eyes", "Blue N Boogie", "Anthropology", "Night In Tunisia", and "Groovin High". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Charlie ParkerSummit Meeting At Birdland ... LP
Columbia, 1951/1953. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very well-done collection of Charlie Parker performances from the legendary Birdland nightclub – originally presented on radio, but cleaned up here with a great sense of sound! The mighty Symphony Sid can be heard introducing a few tracks, but the main focus is on the music – with the kind of razor-sharp solos that always made Parker a knockout, especially during these key early 50s years – and accompaniment from musicians who include Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet, Bud Powell or John Lewis on piano, Kenny Clarke or Roy Haynes on drums, and even the surprising inclusion of organist Milt Buckner at one point! The album may well be worth it, just to hear Bird playing with a Hammond – but the whole thing's great, and titles include "Cool Blues", "Star Eyes", "Blue N Boogie", "Anthropology", "Night In Tunisia", and "Groovin High". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo stamp and tracklist sticker.)
 
 
 



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