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Wayne FontanaWayne One (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Fontana/BGO (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $8.99 16.99
Wayne Fontana without The Mindbenders – and sounding really cool, really groovy, and a like a completely different singer than before! A big part of the credit for the record might go to Les Reed – who sets up that great Fontana vocal style with modes that are jazzier than before, and which also echo other mod currents on the London scene – mixing in familiar American standards and soul tunes with a more swinging 60s style – which gives the whole thing the charms of similar work at the time by Alan Price or Georgie Fame! The whole thing's great – a real revelation – and titles include "It Was Easier To Hurt Her", "Please Stop The Wedding", "My Friend & I", "Star Of Eastern Street", "Internal Circle", and "Perfidia". 2CD set features 22 more fantastic tracks – all excellent solo singles that continue the trend of the album – titles that include "Dayton Ohio 1903", "Charlie Cass", "Pamela Pamela", "Storybook Children", "Waiting For A Break In The Clouds", "24 Sycamore", "The Sun's So Hot Today", "The Impossible Years", and "Mind Excursion". CD

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Tubby HayesComplete Fontana Albums 1961 to 1969 (13CD set) ... CD
Fontana/Universal (UK), 1960s. New Copy 13CDs ... $99.99
An amazing collection of music – the legendary Fontana Records run of albums by tenor giant Tubby Hayes – a key player on the UK bop scene of the 50s, but one who took off in all these great new directions with these classic albums for the Fontana label in the following decade! The package features twelve full albums done by Tubby as a leader – all newly remastered by Gearbox, and packaged here with bonus material that was not on previous reissues – a number of alternate takes across the entire Fontana catalog! Each album comes in an LP-styled jacket with original cover art, save two, which are combined – and albums include Tubbs, Tubbs In New York, Palladium Jazz Date, Equation In Rhythm, Down In The Village, Late Spot At Scotts, Tubbs Tours, Return Visit, 100% Proof, Mexican Green, The Orchestra, and the 2CD version of the newly-discovered Grits, Beans, and Greens. There's a big booklet of notes, too, with rare photos and other images – and the whole package is wonderful throughout! CD

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Tubby HayesGrits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 ... CD
Fontana/Universal (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $19.99 21.99
A long-lost album from one of our favorite jazz talents of all time – British tenor legend Tubby Hayes, a player we'd easily place on a short list with giants like Dexter Gordon or Sonny Rollins! Like both of those players, Hayes has an incredible talent for longform solos that never lose their fire, direction, or imagination – a quality that emerges here maybe even more strongly than on some of the records that preceded it – as Hayes works with just a quartet, on long tracks that are really dominated by both his great sound, and the strong contributions of pianist Mike Pyne – an equal star on the set! At a time when British jazz was going for a lot of new recording modes, crossover styles, and other gimmicks, the whole thing is a back to basics record for Tubby – but also one that shows just how much he's grown as a soloist in just a few short years – really on fire, as the tenor is driven strongly by the efforts of Ron Mathewson on bass and Spike Wells on drums, completing a great quartet who really get the energy of their leader. Titles include a great version of the Duke Pearson tune "You Know I Care", a lovely take on "Where Am I Going", and the Hayes originals "For Members Only", "Rumpus", and "Grits Beans & Greens". Fantastic stuff – long overdue, and instantly a key addition to the Tubby Hayes Fontana catalog of the 60s! CD
Also available
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 (2CD version) ... CD 24.99
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 ... LP 24.99
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 (2CD version) ... CD 17.99

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Tubby HayesGrits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 ... LP
Fontana/Universal (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
A long-lost album from one of our favorite jazz talents of all time – British tenor legend Tubby Hayes, a player we'd easily place on a short list with giants like Dexter Gordon or Sonny Rollins! Like both of those players, Hayes has an incredible talent for longform solos that never lose their fire, direction, or imagination – a quality that emerges here maybe even more strongly than on some of the records that preceded it – as Hayes works with just a quartet, on long tracks that are really dominated by both his great sound, and the strong contributions of pianist Mike Pyne – an equal star on the set! At a time when British jazz was going for a lot of new recording modes, crossover styles, and other gimmicks, the whole thing is a back to basics record for Tubby – but also one that shows just how much he's grown as a soloist in just a few short years – really on fire, as the tenor is driven strongly by the efforts of Ron Mathewson on bass and Spike Wells on drums, completing a great quartet who really get the energy of their leader. Titles include a great version of the Duke Pearson tune "You Know I Care", a lovely take on "Where Am I Going", and the Hayes originals "For Members Only", "Rumpus", and "Grits Beans & Greens". Fantastic stuff – long overdue, and instantly a key addition to the Tubby Hayes Fontana catalog of the 60s! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 (2CD version) ... CD 24.99
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 ... CD 19.99
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 (2CD version) ... CD 17.99

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Tubby HayesGrits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 (2CD version) ... CD
Fontana/Universal (UK), 1969. Used 2 CDs ... $17.99
A long-lost album from one of our favorite jazz talents of all time – British tenor legend Tubby Hayes, a player we'd easily place on a short list with giants like Dexter Gordon or Sonny Rollins! Like both of those players, Hayes has an incredible talent for longform solos that never lose their fire, direction, or imagination – a quality that emerges here maybe even more strongly than on some of the records that preceded it – as Hayes works with just a quartet, on long tracks that are really dominated by both his great sound, and the strong contributions of pianist Mike Pyne – an equal star on the set! At a time when British jazz was going for a lot of new recording modes, crossover styles, and other gimmicks, the whole thing is a back to basics record for Tubby – but also one that shows just how much he's grown as a soloist in just a few short years – really on fire, as the tenor is driven strongly by the efforts of Ron Mathewson on bass and Spike Wells on drums, completing a great quartet who really get the energy of their leader. Titles include a great version of the Duke Pearson tune "You Know I Care", a lovely take on "Where Am I Going", and the Hayes originals "For Members Only", "Rumpus", and "Grits Beans & Greens". Fantastic stuff – long overdue, and instantly a key addition to the Tubby Hayes Fontana catalog of the 60s! This great 2CD version features the full versions of all the sessions, with a number of takes on some of the tunes – including an unusual version of "Where Am I Going" with the guitar of Louis Stewart instead of the piano of Mike Pyne. Also has a hardcover package, and a nice booklet of notes! CD
Also available
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 (2CD version) ... CD 24.99
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 ... LP 24.99
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 ... CD 19.99

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Tubby HayesGrits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 (2CD version) ... CD
Fontana/Universal (UK), 1969. New Copy 2 CDs ... $24.99 29.99
A long-lost album from one of our favorite jazz talents of all time – British tenor legend Tubby Hayes, a player we'd easily place on a short list with giants like Dexter Gordon or Sonny Rollins! Like both of those players, Hayes has an incredible talent for longform solos that never lose their fire, direction, or imagination – a quality that emerges here maybe even more strongly than on some of the records that preceded it – as Hayes works with just a quartet, on long tracks that are really dominated by both his great sound, and the strong contributions of pianist Mike Pyne – an equal star on the set! At a time when British jazz was going for a lot of new recording modes, crossover styles, and other gimmicks, the whole thing is a back to basics record for Tubby – but also one that shows just how much he's grown as a soloist in just a few short years – really on fire, as the tenor is driven strongly by the efforts of Ron Mathewson on bass and Spike Wells on drums, completing a great quartet who really get the energy of their leader. Titles include a great version of the Duke Pearson tune "You Know I Care", a lovely take on "Where Am I Going", and the Hayes originals "For Members Only", "Rumpus", and "Grits Beans & Greens". Fantastic stuff – long overdue, and instantly a key addition to the Tubby Hayes Fontana catalog of the 60s! This great 2CD version features the full versions of all the sessions, with a number of takes on some of the tunes – including an unusual version of "Where Am I Going" with the guitar of Louis Stewart instead of the piano of Mike Pyne. Also has a hardcover package, and a nice booklet of notes! CD
Also available
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 ... LP 24.99
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 ... CD 19.99
Grits, Beans, & Greens – The Lost Fontana Studio Session 1969 (2CD version) ... CD 17.99

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TroggsWild Thing (Fontana) ... LP
Fontana, Late 60s. Very Good ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove, in the cover with "Wild Thing" in red. Vinyl has some press flaw bumps on Side 2.)

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VariousA Musica De Ary Barroso (Fontana) ... LP
Fontana (Brazil), 1960s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has an unglued top seam.)
 
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Pedro BikerEvergreens In Danish Design ... LP
Fontana (Denmark), 1963. Very Good+ ... $34.99
A rare 60s session from European vocalist Pedro Biker – singing here in English with backing by a very cool combo that includes Sahib Shihab! The sound is tighter and a bit more groovy than most other American male vocal sides from the time – a groove that's often snapping, swinging, and sometimes slightly modal – thanks to sharp rhythm from Bent Axen on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Bjarne Rostvold on drums. Sahib is probably the best player, though – and his saxophone work here really helps color in the tunes nicely – with a slightly modern sound that pushes a nice edge into the record! Titles include "I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart", "Willow Weep For Me", "Just In Time", "Green Dolphin Street", "Stella By Starlight", and "Everything Happens To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Incredible Japanese reissue package – with the original European-styled sleeve, plus an extra separate sleeve for the vinyl! Includes obi too.)

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Sandy Brown & His Gentlemen FriendsHair At It's Hairiest ... LP
Fontana (UK), 1969. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Galt MacDermot completists take note – and Brit jazz fans too! This is a very groovy, very rare take on the Hair score – played by Brit reed player Sandy Brown, and a nice little group of other UK players like Kenny Wheeler, George Chisholm, Lenny Bush, Bobby Orr, and a young John McLaughlin! The tracks are very groovy, with Brown playing bass clarinet in the lead, backed by Wheeler's trumpet. Titles include "Electric Blues", "Air", "Ain't Got No", "Aquarius", "Black Boys", "Easy To Be Hard", and "Hair". LP, Vinyl record album

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Graham CollierDown Another Road/Songs For My Father/Mosaics ... CD
Fontana/Philips/BGO (UK), 1969/1970/1971. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
3 incredible albums from the British jazz scene at the end of the 60s – all together in one 2CD package! Down Another Road is incredible work from one of England's greatest jazz talents – bassist Graham Collier, a player with an amazing ability to absorb a lot of the modern and progressive influences of his jazz generation – but all without succumbing to the same indulgences as them – a fact which resulted in a razor-sharp style that forged some of the freshest jazz ever to come out of the UK. This 1969 album is a masterpiece – filled with a modal groove and a strident searching theme, yet also as tight and grooving as most of the best Blue Note sessions from the same time. Harry Beckett's on trumpet, Nick Evans is on trombone, John Marshall plays drums, and Stan Sulzmann handles the reeds. Tracks include "Down Another Road", "Danish Blue", "The Barley Mow", and "Aberdeen Angus". Songs For My Father is a masterpiece of modernist soul jazz, with a sound that recalls the best late Blue Note work by Lee Morgan or Hank Mobley. Alan Wakeman's tenor is perfectly pitched, and searingly searching; Harry Beckett's trumpet is round, lyrical, and filled with soul; and the piano of John Taylor comps along in chunky modal grooves that make the whole album fall together brilliantly. Tracks include "Song One", "Song Two", "Song Three", etc – and they're all fantastic! Mosaics is a wonderfully searching session – filled with warm McCoy Tyner-esque modal moments, and searing post-Coltrane solos! The album comprises one long piece – Collier's "Mosaics" – performed live by a group that includes Alan Wakeman on tenor and soprano, Harry Beckett on trumpet, and Geoff Castle on piano. "Mosaics" has that amazing mid 60s Coltrane quality of going out in a spiritual kind of way – yet always returning to the groove, never getting too free, and always remaining firmly focused on the direction ahead. All players are great, and the record crackles with the intensity of a classic session on Impulse! CD

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John Dankworth & His Orchestra$1,000,000 Collection ... LP
Fontana, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Early John Dankworth at his best – from a time when he was really coming into his own, and turning out some excellent arrangements! The set features work from Mike Gibbs and Chris Pyne on trombones, Kenny Wheeler on trumept, Henry Lowther on cornet, Alan Branscombe on piano, and Tony Coe and Dankworth on reeds – and titles include tight compositions that still carry Dankworth's easy feel, but which also have a bit of an atonal edge to them! Includes "Hogshead of Hogarth", "Composition with Colour", "Winter Scene", "Sailor", "Face In A Crowd", "Little Girl In Blue" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Miles DavisAscenseur Pour L'Echafaud ... CD
Fontana, 1958. Used ... $7.99
One of our favorite-ever Miles Davis albums – and a groundbreaking soundtrack that forever changed the way that jazz music was used in film! According to legend, the sounds here were recorded by Miles on a hot Paris night – late in the studio, after a live performance – in a very intimate setting that had he and the combo creating these little poetic passages along with the action in the film! In addition to sublime and moody muted trumpet from Miles – the small group also features tremendous tenor work from the great Barney Wilen – a French modernist who's at the height of his powers – and beautiful bass from Pierre Michelot, whose rich tones really frame the whole proceedings. The rest of the group features bop pianist Rene Urtreger and American drummer Kenny Clarke – but the real charm comes from the interplay between Wilen, Davis, and Michelo. Titles include "Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees", "L'Assassinat De Carla", "Diner Au Motel", "Evasion De Julien", "Nuit Sur Les Champs-Elysees", "Le Petit Bal", "Au Bar Du Petit Bac" and "Sur L'Autoroute". This CD version restores the original 10 track lineup of the soundtrack, without any additional material. CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud (expanded edition) ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Miles DavisAscenseur Pour L'Echafaud (expanded edition) ... CD
Fontana, 1958. Used ... $6.99
One of our favorite-ever Miles Davis albums – even if it is a soundtrack that he recorded in France! The CD issue of this material features a whopping 20 minutes of extra material, for a total of 26 moody jazz tracks that were originally recorded for the French film Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud (Elevator To The Gallows). Miles recorded this material during late-night post-gig sessions with a great group that includes French players Barney Wilen, Rene Urtreger, and Pierre Michelot, plus American ex-patriot Kenny Clarke. Wilen's playing is fantastic, and it's great to hear him and Miles together on the score's spooky meandering passages. Titles include "Nuit Sur Les Champs-Elysees", "Assassinat", "Le Petit Bal", and "Au Bar Du Petit Bac". Great stuff, and one of the best jazz soundtracks ever! CD
Also available Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud ... CD 7.99

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Miles DavisJazz Track – Frantic ... CD
Fontana/Jazz Beat (Spain), 1957/1958. Used ... $9.99
Although not actually a proper album – this is still one of the greatest Miles Davis albums of all time! Side one features 10 tracks from Miles' amazing soundtrack to the film Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud – with excellent work by French players Barney Wilen, Rene Urtreger, and Pierre Michelot, on haunting moody tracks like "Generique", "Lassassinat De Carala", "Au Bar Du Petit Bac", and "Dinner Au Motel". Great stuff – and with a wonderful sound that's like no other Miles album! Side 2 is equally great – as it features 3 classic sextet tunes – "On Green Dolphin Street", "Put Your Little Foot Right Out", and "Stella By Starlight" –peformed with Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, and Bill Evans in that amazing Kind Of Blue mode of perfection. Truly one of our favorite albums of all time! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Eric DolphyLast Date ... CD
Fontana, 1964. Used ... $4.99
A fitting title for a great album – Eric Dolphy's last live recording, performed on June 2, 1964, with a trio of youngsters that included two of the greatest names in European avant garde jazz – Misha Mengelberg and Han Bennink! The sound is jagged and a bit free – showing the way towards even greater innovations that might have marked Dolphy's 60s years, had he not been taken from us so quickly! The album's filled with beautiful Dolphy playing in his late mode – on alto, flute, and bass clarinet – and tracks include "The Madrig Speaks, The Panther Walks", "Miss Ann", and "Hypochristmutreefuz". CD
(Out of print, disc has light marks but plays fine.)

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Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte BardotBonnie & Clyde (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fontana (France), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
An incredible collaboration between Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot – one of Serge's first duet albums ever – and a gem all the way through! In the year before he cut "Je T'aime Moi Non Plus" with Jane Birkin, Serge recorded this great album with Brigitte Bardot in which he worked out many of the same ideas. The album is probably best known for the track "Bonnie & Clyde" – which has been sampled to great fame over the years – but there's loads of other great tracks on here, with a mix of styles that joins Serge's jazzy years with his softcore 70s work – very cool, very groovy, and years ahead of its time. Some tracks are duets, and some are sung individually by Serge or Brigitte, but they're all great, and titles include "Intoxicated Man", "L'eau A La Bouche", "Un Jour Comme Un Autre", "Comic Strip", and more! Arrangements by Alain Gourager, Michel Colombier, and Claude Bolling – and the cover's got a great shot of Serge & BB as Bonnie & Clyde! LP, Vinyl record album

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Tommy KinsmanDancing Thru' The Swingin' Thirties ... LP
Fontana (UK), 1960s. Very Good- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bent corner.)

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Cleo LaineWoman To Woman ... LP
Fontana, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Cool 60s work from Cleo Laine – featuring accompaniment from Brit sound library giant David Lindup – and tunes that include "Woman Talk", "Peel Me A Grape", "Fascinating Rhythm", "Bidin My Time", "Autumn Love", and "Love In Summer" – the last two of which were written by John Dankworth! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gloria LynneGloria ... LP
Fontana, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Gloria LynneOther Side Of Gloria Lynne ... LP
Fontana, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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Nana MouskouriChante La Grece ... LP
Fontana (Uruguay), Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In the plastic outer sleeve, with import sticker.)

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Nana MouskouriNana (aka Nana Mouskouri Sings) ... CD
Fontana/Universal (Japan), 1965. Used ... $24.99
Lovely English-language work from Nana Mouskouri – a set recorded with some really great arrangements from Bobby Scott, who seems to help Nana pack even more feeling than usual in her work! Scott's arrangements have some elements of jazz, but are usually more complicated overall – sensitively shading things in alongside Nana's well-crafted vocals – and really getting past some of her poppier modes of the 60s with an all-adult approach to the tunes. Strings figure into most of the backings, with almost a Scott Walker sense of depth – and titles include "Tiny Sparrow", "I Love My Man", "Johnny", "Half A Crown", "Just A Ribbon", "If You Love Me", "The Love We Never Knew",a nd "Ballinderrie". CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Les ReedNoel Coward Favourites ... LP
Fontana (UK), Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $0.99
Groovy Brit easy from the great Les Reed! Titles include "Carlo's Theme", "More", "Nicola", and "Call Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, aging, and some gloss separation on front.)

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SvenskDream Magazine/Getting Old ... 7-inch
Fontana, 1967. Very Good ... $11.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Label has a sticker spot.)

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Cal TjaderErotika (aka Solar Heat) ... LP
Skye/Fontana (Mexico), 1968. Very Good ... $14.99
An unusual pressing of one of Cal Tjader's best albums ever – and a sweetly electric side that features Joao Donato on organ and Gary McFarland on vibes! The record is a brilliant extension of Cal's styles at Verve – a bit of Latin, a bit of jazz, with some easily grooving numbers that have just the right dose of funk! Donato's organ sounds especially great, and there's also some added electric piano and electric harpsichord on the record, which expands the electricity even more – and gives the whole thing a really groovy sound! Loads of great numbers – including "Mambo Sangria", "Fried Bananas", "Solar Heat", "Ode to Billy Joe", and Donato's great "Amazonas". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers w/ Barney WilenLes Liaisons Dangereuses (with bonus track) ... CD
Fontana/Universal (Japan), 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Art Blakey's soundtrack to this fantastic French film is one of his best non-Blue Note albums ever – and it's got the additional bonus of featuring performances by the great French tenor star Barney Wilen! The tunes here are way more than just short scene-setting soundtrack numbers – and are instead some incredibly memorable numbers from these great years of the Jazz Messengers – handled with all the fire of their Blue Note sides. The date was recorded in New York – with Wilen on tenor, Lee Morgan on trumpet, and Bobby Timmons on piano – and the tracks are a great mix of hardbop riffs and very catchy jazzy themes for the soundtrack. Titles include "No Problem", "Weehawken Mad Pad", "Valmontana", and "Miguel's Party". CD includes and alternative version of "No Hay Problema". CD
(Recent SHM-CD pressing – includes obi!)

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✨✧ Art Blakey, Bobby Timmons, Thelonious Monk, & OthersJazz Spot USA ... LP
Fontana (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very cool Japanese-only set – one that brings togehter live material recorded at some of the hippest clubs on the hardbop scene in the late 50s/early 60s! All tracks are from Riverside albums – and the package features Art Blakey at Birdland, Bobby Timmons and Bill Evans at Village Vanguard, Charlie Byrd at Village Gate, Thelonious Monk at Blackhawk and Five Spot, and Cannonball Adderley at Jazz Workshop! LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a cool book inside the gatefold, which has some light aging.)

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✨✧ Miles DavisAscenseur Pour L'Echafaud (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fontana (France), 1958. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of our favorite-ever Miles Davis albums – and a groundbreaking soundtrack that forever changed the way that jazz music was used in film! According to legend, the sounds here were recorded by Miles on a hot Paris night – late in the studio, after a live performance – in a very intimate setting that had he and the combo creating these little poetic passages along with the action in the film! In addition to sublime and moody muted trumpet from Miles – the small group also features tremendous tenor work from the great Barney Wilen – a French modernist who's at the height of his powers – and beautiful bass from Pierre Michelot, whose rich tones really frame the whole proceedings. The rest of the group features bop pianist Rene Urtreger and American drummer Kenny Clarke – but the real charm comes from the interplay between Wilen, Davis, and Michelo. Titles include "Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees", "L'Assassinat De Carla", "Diner Au Motel", "Evasion De Julien", "Nuit Sur Les Champs-Elysees", "Le Petit Bal", "Au Bar Du Petit Bac" and "Sur L'Autoroute". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud ... CD 7.99
Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud (expanded edition) ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Tubby Hayes & Paul GonsalvesChange Of Setting ... CD
Fontana/Harkit (UK), 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic lost moment from British tenor giant Tubby Hayes – a set that features a core British combo, but with the addition of Duke Ellington stalwart Paul Gonsalves on tenor and Ray Nance on trumpet and violin! The album crackles with all the soul and imagination of Tubby's other 60s classics on UK Fontana – but the presence of Gonsalves' tone really brings in something beautiful – that compressed, raspy style that he was using in the 60s, which is a wonderful contrast not just to the sound of Hayes – but also to the work of Ronnie Scott and Tony Coe, who also blow reeds in the group! Tubby himself also handles a bit of flute and vibes in addition to tenor – and the rhythm section features Terry Shannon on piano, John Lambe on bass, and Ronnie Stephenson on drums. Titles include "Change Of Setting", "Child's Fancy", "Min & Madge Blues", "Deb's Delight"," Tubby's Theme", "Speedy Gonsalves", and "Don't Fall Off The Bridge". CD

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✨✧ Klaus DoldingerAttention! Doldinger ... LP
Fontana (Germany), Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A sweet little collection of work recorded in the 60s by German sax player Klaus Doldinger – heard here in the years before he got too way-out with the group Passport, when he was a solid and soulful talent on just about any horn, grooving in a range of styles that ran from soul jazz to bossa, often done with the great organist Ingfried Hoffman. At least half the tunes on the set are bossa numbers – really excellent tracks that even seem to feature Klaus doing a bit of Coltraney work on soprano sax – and titles include "Viva Brasilia", "Negra Sin Sandalia", "Insensatez", "Recado", "Five For You", and "Bluesy Toosy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear and tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ Fantastic Joe Henderson Piano & OrchestraHits Hits Hits! ... LP
Fontana, 1968. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Nana MouskouriC'es Bon La Vie ... LP
Fontana (France), 1980. Near Mint- 2LP ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mark MurphySwingin Singin Affair ... LP
Fontana, 1965. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
A rare British session from vocalist Mark Murphy – and one of his grooviest albums of the 60s! Mark's working here with great backings from the orchestras of Tubby Hayes, John Dankworth, and Les Reed – all of whom give Murphy some of his hippest grooves to date, very much in the mode of some of his work on the Midnight Mood album cut for MPS during the same overseas 60s stretch. And as with that one, there's a nice selection of tunes that goes way past the usual – and which shows off the widest range of Murphy's groovy vocal talents – titles that include "Ballyhoo", "Iceberg", "Stablemates", "She Loves You", "Come Rain Or Come Shine", "I Left My Heart In San Francisco", "From Time To Time", and "The Best Is Yet To Come". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Shrinkwrap is aged, with a hole at the bottom. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Scott Walker & The Walker BrothersNo Regrets – The Best Of Scott Walker & the Walker Brothers 1965 to 1976 (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Fontana (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A great overview of one of the greatest 60s groups to ever record on the UK scene – the legendary Walker Brothers, who then spun off Scott Walker as a solo act – then reformed briefly for a few more records in the 70s! Scott Walker's solo work has become the stuff of legend over the decades – really transformative sounds that took a standard pop mode, and created this new level of mature, masculine expression – as you'll hear here on tunes that include "Lights Of Cincinnati", "Jackie", "If You Go Away", "Boy Child", "Joanna", and "Montague Terrace In Blue". But the Walker Brothers themselves were pretty darn great – and record in this unusual British variant on styles that the Brill Building songwriters and producers like Phil Spector were using for American soul – spun out here on titles that include "My Ship Is Comin In", "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore", "Make It Easy On Yourself", "Another Tear Falls", "Stay With Me Baby", "First Love Never Dies", "Walking In The Rain", "You Don't Have To Tell Me", "Love Her", "We're All Alone", and the great soundtrack theme "Deadlier Than The Male", and their mid 70s hit version of "No Regrets". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
 
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John Cage & David TudorIndeterminacy – New Aspect Of Form In Instrumental & Electronic Music ... CD
Folkways, 1959. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.98
One of the strangest albums ever from John Cage – but one of the most compelling too – and a record that really gets at the larger person behind his incredible music! The album has a very spare format – and features John Cage reading 90 stories – all short, spoken bits that are woven with Cage's theories on art, music, chance, and existence – backed by music from David Tudor, who plays piano passages from Cage's "Concert For Piano & Orchestra" and tape sections from the classic "Fontana Mix". Cage's voice alone is worth the price of admission – especially on some of the more autobiographical sections! CD

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Woody HermanStandard Times ... CD
Ocium (Spain), 1951/1952. Used ... $11.99
A great set of under-reissued material by Herman – featuring sides recorded for MGM in 1951 and 1952, plus a few more for the Mars label – when he was working with his "Third Herd" group that included Urbie Green, Don Fagerquist, Bill Perkins, and Carl Fontana. Most titles were originally only issued on 78s, and titles include "Moten Stomp", "Perdido", "Celestial Blues", "Teressita", "This Is New", "Dandy Lion", "New Golden Wedding", and "Blue Flame". CD
(Out of print. CD also features a bonus multimedia track to play on any Windows system – with information on the artist and other notes!)

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Joe Meek/Pierre Boulez/Luc FerrariI Hear A New World – The Pioneers Of Electronic Music (3CD set) ... CD
El (UK), Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99
A really cool little package – one that brings space age sounds from both the world of mainstream pop, and the farther reaches of electronic music composition in the postwar years! The core of CD1 is the groundbreaking album I Hear A New World by Joe Meek – presented here both in the "restored" version that was first issued by RPM in 1991, and the original unreleased tapes from 1960. The whole record is like The Ventures meeting space aliens – and Joe Meek composed and conceived the incredible 60s session of strange space-age instrumentals – one that mixes instrumental surf-flavored guitars with crazy sound effects and production techniques, for an out-of-this-world batch of tracks that's like nothing else we can think of! Tracks include "Glob Waterfall", "I Hear A New World", "Orbit Around The Moon", "March Of The Dribcots", and "Valley Of The Saroos". CD1 also features 11 more weird electronic tracks from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop – and from Ray Cathode. Then CD2 and CD3 move into the darker corners of experimental electronics and musique concrete – with works that include "Dripsody" by Hugh Le Caine, "Syncopation" by Tom Dissevelt, "Timbres Durees" by Olivier Messiaen, "Poeme Electronique" by Edgard Varese, "The Innocents" by Daphne Oram, "Fontana Mix" by John Cage, "Visage V (parts 1, 2, & 3)" by Luc Ferrari, "Musica Su Due Dimensioni" by Bruno Maderna, "Deux Etudes De Musique Concrete For Magnetic Tape" by Pierre Boulez, "Fantasy In Space" by Otto Luening, and "Piece For Tape Recorder" by Vladimir Ussachevsky. CD

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New York Contemporary FiveLive At Koncertsal, Copenhagen 17/10/1963 ... LP
Alternative Fox (UK), 1963. New Copy ... $18.99
A rare live performance from this legendary avant jazz ensemble – recorded right around the same time as their initial album for Fontana Records overseas! The group were – and are – the stuff of legend – virtually the blueprint for a key strain of avant jazz to come, from the ESP years of the New York scene, to the loft jazz and European scenes to follow – with a killer lineup that features Archie Shepp on tenor, Don Cherry on trumpet, John Tchicai on alto, Don Moore on bass, and JC Moses on drums! The concert features three long tracks – each a balance between structure and improvisation – and titles include "Emotions", "Monk's Mood", and "Consequences". LP, Vinyl record album

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Bill PerkinsBill Perkins On Stage ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1956. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A beautiful album of crispy cool jazz from the LA scene of the 50s – one that features the octet of Bill Perkins recorded live in Hollywood, but in a "special hi-fi theater recording" that has sound as sublime as his studio work! The group includes Perkins on tenor, Bud Shank on alto, Jack Nimitz on baritone, Stu Williamson on trumpet, Carl Fontana on trombone, Russ Freeman on piano, Red Mitchell on bass, and Mel Lewis on drums. The live setting takes nothing away from the perfection of the group's conception, as Perkins' leadership is impeccable, bringing together the horns in a beautiful wash of sound. Titles include "Let Me See", "Zing Zang", "For Dancers Only", "One Hundred Years From Today", "Song Of The Islands", and "As They Reveled". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing!)

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Michael RotherSterntaler ... CD
Gronland (Germany), 1977. New Copy ... $16.99 17.99
A pretty nice left turn from Krautrock pioneer Michael Rother – who veers from the more outwardly lumbering sound of his earlier Flammende Herzen LP into a tighter, even more melodic instrumental sound on Sterntaler! This album indeed shares some of the traits of Rother's earlier partners in Kraftwerk – particularly the gliding atmosphere the Autobahn album – not to mention Rother's earlier work with Neu! That said, Rother does his own thing with a bit more of an anthemic quality that really manages to tug at your emotions – also with a little more of a reliance on traditional rock & roll instrumentation behind the soaring keyboards! Titles include "Sterntaler", "Blauer Regen", "Stromlinien", "Sonnenrad", "Fontana Di Luna", "Orchestrion". CD

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✨✧ Blossom DearieBlossom Dearie Sings ... LP
Daffodil, 1973. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
After some great records on Verve, Capitol, and Fontana, Blossom made a surprising move and started up her own small label – issuing recordings herself, and selling them to the small but dedicated market who continued to come to her live shows, and support her work even as vocal jazz was disappearing from the music scene in the 70s. The set was produced by Bob Dorough in 1973, with a wonderful choice of tunes, and includes some great lesser-known numbers that get past the standards that Blossom was so often forced to record for bigger labels – and the instrumentation on most tracks is gentle piano trio, with some great electric keys on a number of tracks. Titles include "Home", "I'm Shadowing You", "Saving My Feeling For You", "Flame To Fire" and "You Have Lived In Autumn". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a small name in pen, but is otherwise nice.)

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✨✧ Karin KrogDifferent Days, Different Ways ... LP
Philips (Japan), Early 70s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Some of the most airy, organic work we've ever heard from singer Karin Krog – a selection of rare recordings from the early 70s, most of which were done with minimal instrumental backing! Karin's vocals are extremely compelling here – more than enough to hold our attention as she works with only a bit of acoustic bass or electronics on most tracks – delivering some incredible work that goes way beyond the usual jazz vocal session. Titles include a great reading of John Cage's "Aria With Fontana Mix", plus "For My Two JBs", "Santa Monica", "As A Wife Has A Cow", "Glissando", "Different Days Different Ways", and "Tine's Nightmare". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing!)

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✨✧ Bill PerkinsBill Perkins On Stage ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful album of crispy cool jazz from the LA scene of the 50s – one that features the octet of Bill Perkins recorded live in Hollywood, but in a "special hi-fi theater recording" that has sound as sublime as his studio work! The group includes Perkins on tenor, Bud Shank on alto, Jack Nimitz on baritone, Stu Williamson on trumpet, Carl Fontana on trombone, Russ Freeman on piano, Red Mitchell on bass, and Mel Lewis on drums. The live setting takes nothing away from the perfection of the group's conception, as Perkins' leadership is impeccable, bringing together the horns in a beautiful wash of sound. Titles include "Let Me See", "Zing Zang", "For Dancers Only", "One Hundred Years From Today", "Song Of The Islands", and "As They Reveled". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Bill Perkins On Stage ... LP 11.99

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✨✧ John Dankworth & Cleo LaineI Hear Music – A Celebration Of Their Life & Work (4CD box set) ... CD
Salvo (UK), 1940s/1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy 4 CDs ... Out Of Stock
A treasure trove of work from the team of John Dankworth and Cleo Laine – quite possibly the Lord and Lady of British jazz, given the scope of their work over the past 50 years! The 4CD set presents a wonderful range of music from both artists – and includes solo material from John, vocal sides from Cleo, and even some later collaborations that include family members who sprang from the pair's romantic union. CD 1 features The Early Days, a host of John Dankworth jazz recordings from the 40s and 50s; CD 2 features John Big Band & The Movies, a collection of Dankworth's great 60s and 70s recordings for EMI, Fontana, Philips, and RCA; CD 3 is Focus On Cleo, with vocal jazz performances by Laine from the 60s, 70s, and 80s; and CD 4 is titled Family Affair, and includes 90s material from the Alec & John Dankworth Big Band, plus more vocal material from Cleo! The whole thing comes with a huge booklet with over 60 pages of notes and photos – and the 4CD set features a whopping 73 tracks in all. CD

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✨✧ Piero PiccioniFumo Di Londra (3CD set) ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1966. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest soundtracks of the 60s – presented here in a massive package that brings forth a wealth of never-reissued music! Piero Piccioni really hit his stride for the music to this film that was directed by its star – the effervescent Alberto Sordi – a fantastic send-up on the London scene of the time, set to a range of modly romping tunes! Piccioni handled the main music – often with loads of great piano and organ lines – but there's also some great vocal moments too, sung by Lydia MacDonald, Julie Rogers, and even Sordi – and the record also features a few touches from I Cantori Moderni, and a bit of music from Ennio Morricone too. Titles include the wonderful "Mr Dante Fontana", a nutty groover about the mod fashion scene in London – and it also features the famous tracks "Richmond Bridge" and "You Never Told Me". Titles include a few versions of "Fontana" and "Richmond", plus "Ascot Dream", "Magic Castle", "Tango Walk", "Drag Beat", "This Is Life", "Palace Parade March", "Babylon, I'm Coming", and "His Dream Has Come True". 3CD set features the full original album in both mono and stereo – plus 71 bonus tracks from the film score! CD
(Includes stereo mix, mono mix, and film score bonus tracks!)

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✨✧ Michael RotherSterntaler ... LP
Gronland (Germany), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A pretty nice left turn from Krautrock pioneer Michael Rother – who veers from the more outwardly lumbering sound of his earlier Flammende Herzen LP into a tighter, even more melodic instrumental sound on Sterntaler! This album indeed shares some of the traits of Rother's earlier partners in Kraftwerk – particularly the gliding atmosphere the Autobahn album – not to mention Rother's earlier work with Neu! That said, Rother does his own thing with a bit more of an anthemic quality that really manages to tug at your emotions – also with a little more of a reliance on traditional rock & roll instrumentation behind the soaring keyboards! Titles include "Sterntaler", "Blauer Regen", "Stromlinien", "Sonnenrad", "Fontana Di Luna", "Orchestrion". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sterntaler ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ Karlheinz StockhausenAdventures In Sound (3CD set) ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic overview of the key postwar years of experimental music – a set that not only features some important electronic experiments, but also a wealth of unusual tonal, timing, and instrumental combinations! The box brings together key recordings from these years – some by the composers themselves – and the 3CD set features "Cinq Etudes De Bruits (Five Studies Of Noise)" by Pierre Schaeffer, "Diamorphoses" and "Concret PH" by Iannis Xenakis, "Studie No 17" and "Gesang Der Jungling" by Karlheinz Stockhausen, "Orient Occident" by Iannis Xenakis, "Cartridge Music" and "Aria With Fontana Mix" by John Cage, "Etude Concrete 2 No 5" and "Zeitmasse" by Stockhausen, "Poelem Electronique" by Edgard Varese, "Voile D'Orphee" by Pierre Henry, "Artikulation" by Gyorgy Ligeti, and "Le Marteux Sans Maitre" by Pierre Boulez. CD
 
 
 



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