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Wayne Fontana & The MindbendersGame Of Love/One More Time ... 7-inch
Fontana, 1965. Very Good- ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have some wear.)

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✨✧ Antonio Carlos Jobim & Luiz BonfaBlack Orpheus – Original Soundtrack (Fontana pressing) ... LP
Fontana, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest soundtracks ever – a record that set a whole new standard for audio representation of a film! The mad music for the set was composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim, with lyrics by Vincius De Moraes – and performed by Luiz Bonfa on guitar – but despite such prime bossa pedigree, the whole thing's got a sound that goes way beyond the familiar – a crazy mix of batucada percussion, samba rhythms, bossa guitar, and loads of sound effects from the film – so much so that the first half of the record is almost a sound-for-sound replication of the first 20 minutes of the movie! The sound collage is amazing – an extremely unique approach to soundtrack representation, and one that's never been done so beautifully since. A truly breathtaking record, filled with mindblowing sounds – and an early example of the genius that would explode in 60s music in Brazil. Some key bossa classics are represented here in early versions – including "Felicidade", "O Nosso Amor", and "Manha De Carnaval" – but they're wrapped up in odd sounds and rhythms that really make them sound different! LP, Vinyl record album
(Light blue label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear on one corner but is nice overall.)
 
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✨✧ Johnnie DankworthSophisticated Johnnie Dankworth ... LP
Fontana, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Nice little bit of Brit easy jazziness. Features a few Dankworth originals, plus versions of "African Waltz", "Skyliner", and "Ja Da". Recorded in "complex multi-track stereo" to get that "Living Presence Stereo" sound! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo promo. Vinyl is in great shape, but cover has some wear and aging, a split top seam held with clear tape, center split in the bottom seam, a small sticker spot and bit of pen in front, and some marker and ink stamp in back.)

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Johnny DankworthWhat The Dickens ... LP
Fontana, 1963. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A record that's way better than you might guess – and a key document of the creative orchestrations of the great John Dankworth! The set features tunes inspired by the writings of Charles Dickens – but the writing and interpretation is 60s modern all the way through – thanks to a crack lineup that includes Tubby Hayes and Dick Morriseey on tenors, Ronnie Ross on baritone, Tony Coe on clarinet, Kenny Wheeler and Jimmy Deuchar on trumpets, and Dankworth himself on some mighty nice alto! The session swings strongly – and surprisingly nice solos dart out amidst the otherwise goofy concept of the record – thanks to Dankworth's hand for a good arrangement and a nice sense of swing! Titles include "Weller Never Did", "The Prologue", "Ghosts", "The Artful Dodger", and "Dodson & Fogg". LP, Vinyl record album
(US mono white label promo with deep groove. Label on Side 2 has some notes in pen. Cover has light wear and aging, with promo stamps and a small piece of clear tape in back.)

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Miles DavisAscenseur Pour L'Echafaud (expanded edition) ... CD
Fontana, 1958. Used ... $11.99
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
(Out of print.)

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Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte BardotBonnie & Clyde (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fontana (France), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
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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HerdGame/Beauty Queen ... 7-inch
Fontana (UK), 1969. Very Good ... $11.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Mono pressing.)

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Gloria LynneLove & A Woman ... LP
Fontana, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $1.99
Titles include "The Whisperers", "It May Sound Silly", "I Understand", "After All I've Been To You", "I Love You Yes I Do", and "It Seems To Me I'm Just A Woman In Love". Arrangements by Hal Mooney. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, with a name in marker in back, and some seam splitting.)

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Gloria LynneSoul Serenade ... LP
Fontana, Mid 60s. Good ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a number of marks and plays with some pop and crackles. Cover has some wear and aging, with a half split bottom seam.)

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Morning GloryTwo Suns Worth ... LP
Fontana, 1968. Very Good ... $6.99
A bit more rough-edged than some of their late 60s contemporaries, but a group who's definitely got some Sunshine Pop leanings! The group features mixed male and female lead vocals – often with one more strongly out front – and a sound that's sunny, but also pretty fuzzy too – with an emphasis on the guitar parts that no doubt comes from the trippier production efforts of Abe "Voco" Kesh, and possibly from John Cale – who helped out engineering the session. There's a nice edge to most numbers – a sense of sweetness that's often trying to shake itself loose with a big more grit and growl – and titles include "Stone Good Day", "Even When I'm Up I'm Down", "Jelly Gas Flame", "I See A Light", "Need Someone", "I Cry", "Hey Little Girl", and "So Glad Being Here". LP, Vinyl record album
(Pink label stereo promo.)

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Nana MouskouriLe Tournesol ... LP
Fontana (Canada), 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear.)

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Bud PowellBlues For Bouffemont/Hot House (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Fontana/Muzak (Japan), 1964. New Copy 2CD Gatefold ... $24.99
A pair of late Bud Powell albums – brought together here in a single set! First up is Blues For Bouffemont – wonderful late work from pianist Bud Powell – recorded in France, where Bud seemed to do all of his best recordings in the early 60s! The setting is a trio – with Art Taylor on drums and Michel Gaudry on bass – but as always in such a mode, Powell has a way of opening the tunes up wonderfully – exploring the boppish currents that he first helped unveil years before, but also showing a newfound lyricism that makes us wonder what strong role Bud would have played on the European scene, had he survived into the 70s! Titles include "Una Noche Con Francis", "Like Someone In Love", "Blues For Bouffemont", "Moose The Mooche", "Little Willie Leaps", and "My Old Flame". CD also features bonus tracks with a second trio – "I Know That You Know", "Star Eyes", and "There Will Never Be Another You". Next is Hot House – maybe the last album that Bud Powell ever recorded with a horn player – and a fantastic one too – as the set features tremendous work from rising tenor genius Johnny Griffin! The setting is a live one – with Guy Hayat on bass and Jacques Gervais on drums – and the group open up wonderfully to provide this really crispy setting that brings out the best in Griffin's tone – that amazing edge that he always had right from the start, but which really seemed to come into focus even more strongly during this stretch overseas! Some tracks are nice and long – especially versions of "Wee", "John's Abbey", and "Straight No Chaser" – alongside tunes that include "Bean & The Boys", "Move", and "Salt Peanuts". CD

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Tongue & Groove Featuring Lynne HughesTongue & Groove ... LP
Fontana, 1968. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
Produced by Abe Voco Kesh – with a lot of added bass and drums mixed into the core trio! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole, light aging, and some edge wear.)

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Maurice VanderSpecial Piano Rendezvous ... LP
Fontana (France), Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $18.99
Really beautiful work from French pianist Maurice Vander – done with arrangements from Brit maestro Johnny Gregory, with Vander's piano right out front, on tunes that include "Nola", "Weddint Of The Painted Doll", "Bewitched", "Temptation Rag", and "Dancers In Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, in flipback cover. Cover has light wear, but looks nice overall.)

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✨✧ Maurice Vander with Kenny Clarke & Pierre MichelotJazz At The Blue Note ... LP
Fontana (France), 1961. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A classic album from French pianist Maurice Vander – easily one of the liveliest talents on the keys in postwar Paris, and a player who'd soaked up plenty of influence from Bud Powell's days in France! Maurice is heard here in a tight trio that features Kenny Clarke on drums and Pierre Michelot on bass – a lineup that ensures that Vander's got plenty of dynamic range in the group – and Clarke's crackling touch on the kit is an especially great match for his leadership on the keys! Titles include "Blue Lester", "Autumn Leaves", "Walkin", "The Nearness Of You", and "I'll Remember April". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert – DMJ 5040.)

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Walker BrothersTake It Easy With The Walker Brothers (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Fontana/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $13.99
Great early work by the Walker Brothers! The record's one of their best, and is way better a look at the group's talents than any of the hit-oriented American ones from the 60s! Scott Walker is right up front on most of the tracks – working at a level that really foreshadows his own solo brilliance in years to come. The arrangements are great – directed by Ivor Raymonde with a style that's really beginning to move beyond simple pop – and the album's got loads of great tunes, including "The Girl I Lost In The Rain", "First Love Never Dies", "Make It Easy On Yourself", "I Don't Want To Hear It Anymore", and "Here Comes The Night". Plus, this version is a greatly-expanded one – with 8 bonus tracks! CD
(Part of the "Golden Era Of Rock – 1965 to 1975" series!)

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We Three TrioWe Three Trio ... LP
Fontana, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and a razor mark in front.)

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✨✧ Jane BirkinEx Fan Des Sixties (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Fontana/Universal (Japan), 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Very groovy solo work by the lovely Jane B – working here with a set of songs by Serge Gainsbourg, and sublime arrangements by Brit Easy/KPM maestro Alan Hawkshaw. The record's got a super-sexy sound, with a lot of whispered Frenchy tracks in a style that's similar to Serge's best work – especially on the duets that him and Jane recorded in earlier years. The songs are very cool, too, and have a dreamy spacey quality to them, with cool lyrics, as you might guess from titles like "Nicotine", "Classee X", "Apolcalypstick", and the groovy "Ex Fan Des Sixties", which is filled with dreamy references to big rock stars! CD
(Out of print SHMCD pressing – with obi!)

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✨✧ Michel LeGrandMichel Legrand Meets Miles Davis (aka LeGrand Jazz) (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Fontana (Japan), 1959. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic album – one that pairs the arranging talents of the great French composer Michel Legrand, with a host of American jazz players – including Miles Davis, Ben Webster, Milt Hinton, Donald Byrd, Hank Jones, and John Coltrane. The tracks are a beautiful blend of Legrand's best arranging styles from his soundtrack work, and they show his keen talent for setting up complicated orchestrations, then letting the soloist step forth into the spotlight with individual brilliance. The titles are mostly jazz standards, but they're done in a great way, with lots of twists and turns that keep things fresh. Titles include "Round Midnight", "Night In Tunisia", "Nuages", "In A Mist", and "Django". LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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✨✧ New Vaudeville BandWinchester Cathedral (plus Finchley Cathedral & bonus tracks) ... CD
Fontana/RPM (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The near-complete works of the legendary New Vaudeville Band – a campy 60s combo with a real old-timey feel! The approach of the group is a bit like the 20s fantasy carried on by Harper's Bizarre over at Warner Brothers in the late 60s – but unlike Harper's, the New Vaudeville Band had a sound that was perhaps even more in the mode of the older music they sought to emulate – although still with a few key groovy elements in place! The style's best summed up by their hit "Winchester Cathedral – a mix of acoustic swing, trad jazz instrumentation, and campy crooning recorded in a flattened way that makes the music sound like it's coming off an old record. The surprising thing, though, is how far the group are able to actually take the style – way past the familiar hit, and into a range of original tunes and covers that all serve up a off-beat British version of the 20s – almost like an audio version of a Monty Python sketch. CD features all the tracks from the albums Winchester Cathedral and its follow-up Finchley Cathedral – plus some rare demos, and even an old Coke commercial. 33 tracks in all, plus full notes on the group – and titles that include "Tap Your Feet", "Whispering", "I Can't Go Wrong", "Whatever Happened To Phyllis Puke", "Sadie Moonshine", "So Tired", "If I Had A Talking Picture Of You", "Peek A Boo", "Shirl", "Lovely Women", "Green Street Green", "Holiday Inn", and of course, "Winchester Cathedral". CD

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✨✧ Kenny Wheeler & John Dankworth OrchestraWindmill Tilter (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fontana/Universal (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the landmark classics of the rising British jazz scene of the late 60s – an unusual pairing between modern trumpeter Kenny Wheeler and famous arranger John Dankworth – both coming together in this sublime set of instrumental tracks based on the story of Don Quixote! The music is something that stands alone from the story completely – a key moment in Wheeler's rise to genius, as he crafts these tremendous solos over a larger group directed by Dankworth – almost a Sketches Of Spain for the Brit scene – with work from an array of players who include Dankworth, Tony Robert, Tony Coe, and Ray Swinfield on saxes – plus John McLaughlin on guitar and Dave Holland on bass – all working together in a really inventive lineup that instantly made the record a classic on the scene. Includes "Preamble", "Don The Dreamer", "Sweet Dulcinea Blue", "Bachelor Sam", "The Cave Of Montesinos", "Altisidora", and "Don No More". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ Yndio/Yonic'sMano A Mano ... LP
Fontana (Mexico), Mid 80s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has lightly bent corners and a light stain at the top right corner.)

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✨✧ Graham CollierDown Another Road/Songs For My Father/Mosaics ... CD
Fontana/Philips/BGO (UK), 1969/1970/1971. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
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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✨✧ Miles DavisAscenseur Pour L'Echafaud (10 inch LP) ... LP
Fontana/Sam Records (France), 1957. 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
(Limited to 1000 copies – and a beautiful pressing, with the flip-back cover design of the original!)
Also available Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud (expanded edition) ... CD 11.99

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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 (expanded edition) ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Chilly GonzalesVery Chilly Christmas ... CD
Fontana, 2021. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A surprisingly straightforward Christmas album from Chilly Gonzales – one that features spare piano on most of the tracks, usually handled with this really moody vibe that really gets the complicated spirit of the holiday right! It's as if Chilly knows that the season can be as sad for some folks as it is happy for others – so he created a special record that opens up more melancholy elements in familiar classics, while mixing things with a few original numbers that really fit the mood. There are a few vocal moments – thanks to Jarvis Cocker and Feist – and titles include "The Bannister Bough", "Jingle Bells", "All I Want For Christmas Is You", "Snow Is Falling In Manhattan", "Come All Ye Faithful", "We Three Kings", "In The Bleak Midwinter", and "Last Christmas". CD

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✨✧ Chilly GonzalesVery Chilly Christmas (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fontana, 2021. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A surprisingly straightforward Christmas album from Chilly Gonzales – one that features spare piano on most of the tracks, usually handled with this really moody vibe that really gets the complicated spirit of the holiday right! It's as if Chilly knows that the season can be as sad for some folks as it is happy for others – so he created a special record that opens up more melancholy elements in familiar classics, while mixing things with a few original numbers that really fit the mood. There are a few vocal moments – thanks to Jarvis Cocker and Feist – and titles include "The Bannister Bough", "Jingle Bells", "All I Want For Christmas Is You", "Snow Is Falling In Manhattan", "O Come All Ye Faithful", "We Three Kings", "In The Bleak Midwinter", and "Last Christmas". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mark MurphySwingin Singin Affair (blue cover) ... LP
Fontana, 1965. Very Good+ ... 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
(Original US pressing with deep groove, in the blue cover. Cover has ring wear.)

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✨✧ Jane BirkinDi Doo Dah ... LP
Fontana/Light In The Attic, 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Sweet sweet work from Jane Birkin – an early solo set that steps strongly off of her classic duets with Serge Gainsbourg! In a way, this album's as much a record by Serge as it is by Jane – since Serge wrote almost all the tracks, and since the arrangements are handled by the legendary Jean-Claude Vannier – who worked famously with Gainsbourg on Melody Nelson and other funky recordings! The set's got a slow, sexy, funky vibe – very similar to the Gainsbourg/Vannier collaborations – and maybe even sexier, given the way that Jane Birkin handles her breathy vocals. There's some sweet guitar bits that go great with Jane's delivery of the material – and the whole thing's an essential part of the Gainsbourg/Birkin canon. Tracks include "Help Camionneur!", "Banana Boat", "Kawasaki", "Leur Plaisir Sans Moi", and "Les Capotes Anglaises". Amazing LP package – 180 gram vinyl, tip-on jacket, and gatefold with English translations of the lyrics! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Little Boy BluesIn The Woodland Of Weir (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Fontana/Early Dawn (Germany), Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic work from this heavy-hitting combo from Chicago – a group with a harder sound than even some of the better-known acts on Dunwich! The music here definitely carries elements of the blues espoused in the group's name – but the overall execution is much rougher, and more garagey – almost more in line with some of the better-exposed bands to come at the end of the 60s, particularly some of the ABC/Dunhill crowd. By the time of this album, the group have honed their sound even more – turning the bluesier roots into harder rock modes, but still coming off with a style that's spontaneous and home grown! Titles include "I'm Hip To You", "Cathedral", "Is Love", "Jazz Is Love", "Dream Weaver Seed Of Love", "Mr Tripp Wouldn't Listen", and "The Death Of Don Quixote". LP features 9 bonus tracks from other singles – including "I'm Ready", "Look At The Sun", "Season Of The Witch", "You Don't Love Me", and "The Great Train Robbery". CD

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✨✧ Luiz BonfaAguacate (aka Brazilian Scene) ... LP
Fontana (Mexico), Mid 60s. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
A great little session from Luiz Bonfa – one that features a hip core combo mixed with slightly larger backings – all in a groove that really stands out from other mainstream bossa albums of the 60s! Bonfa's acoustic guitar is set up here with Jerome Richardson on flute, Don Payne on bass, and Helcio Milito on drums – all working in a sound that's lightly touched with occasional bits of strings or woodwinds from Hal Mooney – never too much to over-sweeten the music, and often in ways that underscore the bluer, sadder tones in the music. Bonfa contributed to me great original tunes to the record that really stand out – numbers that include "Avocado", "Moonlight In Rio", "Embolada", "Her Face", "Dream Girl", "Sambalero", and "Zomba" – all of which make the record stand out from other familiar bossa tunes of the time. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, small sticker remnants, and is bent a bit at the corner.)

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✨✧ Tom VerlaineWonder ... CD
Fontana/Phonogram (UK), 1990. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Sidney Bechet, Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins, & OthersPanorama Du Jazz (10 inch LP) ... LP
Club Des Amateurs Du Disque (France), Late 40s. Very Good Gatefold ... $13.99
An assortment of work from a variety of artists – one track each by Sidney Bechet, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Lonnie Johnson, Coleman Hawkins, Charlie Parker, and Carl Fontana! LP, Vinyl record album

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John CageEarly Electronic & Tape Music ... CD
Sub Rosa (Belgium), 2013. Used ... $11.99
New recordings of some of the most important early experimental work from John Cage – his best electronic and tape-based compositions – presented here in a style that's very faithful to the original ideas, but often recorded a lot better than most early versions as well! The music is handled by a quartet of players who shift between electronics, tapes, record players, oscillators, radio, and phono cartridges – plus a bit of vocalizations on one track too. Pieces include the seminal "Cartridge Music", plus "Variations 1", "Imaginary Landscape No 5", "Fontana Mix with Aria", and "WBAI". CD

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Graham CollierBritish Conversations ... CD
My Only Desire (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
A fantastic longform composition from British jazz legend Graham Collier – presented here for the first time ever, and every bit as crucial as his Fontana albums from the late 60s! Here, Collier's at the helm of a large ensemble – with Harry Beckett as the key soloist on trumpet and flugelhorn, plus full backings from the larger Swedish Radio Jazz group – a lineup that's filled with all-star players who include Arne Domerus on alto, Lennart Aberg on tenor and soprano, Bertil Lovgren and Jan Allen on trumpets, Rune Gustafsson on guitar, and Bengt Hallberg on piano – all giants on the Swedish scene of the time, and perfectly realizing Collier's vision here! There's nice use of guitar in the group from Ed Speight, who also solos a fair bit – and there's electric bass at many points, which gives a great lilt to the music – presented here in five fantastic movements, overflowing with color and life – "Red Sky In The Morning", "Clear Moon", "Halo Round The Sun", "Red Sky At Night", and "Mackerel Sky". CD
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Graham CollierBritish Conversations ... LP
My Only Desire (UK), 1975. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $36.99 49.99
A fantastic longform composition from British jazz legend Graham Collier – presented here for the first time ever, and every bit as crucial as his Fontana albums from the late 60s! Here, Collier's at the helm of a large ensemble – with Harry Beckett as the key soloist on trumpet and flugelhorn, plus full backings from the larger Swedish Radio Jazz group – a lineup that's filled with all-star players who include Arne Domerus on alto, Lennart Aberg on tenor and soprano, Bertil Lovgren and Jan Allen on trumpets, Rune Gustafsson on guitar, and Bengt Hallberg on piano – all giants on the Swedish scene of the time, and perfectly realizing Collier's vision here! There's nice use of guitar in the group from Ed Speight, who also solos a fair bit – and there's electric bass at many points, which gives a great lilt to the music – presented here in five fantastic movements, overflowing with color and life – "Red Sky In The Morning", "Clear Moon", "Halo Round The Sun", "Red Sky At Night", and "Mackerel Sky". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available British Conversations ... CD 12.99

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Diamond FiveFinally After Forty Years – Historic Recordings 1959 to 1962 ... CD
Blue Jack Jazz/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
Fantastic work from one of the hippest Dutch jazz combos at the start of the 60s – the legendary Diamond Five, maybe best known for a famous album on the Fontana label, but equally great here in a set of unheard recordings from the same period! The vibe is modernist hardbop, and the lineup is wonderful – Cees Slinger on piano, Cees Small on trumpet, Harry Verbeke on tenor, Jacques Schols on bass, and John Engels on drums – all top-shelf players in their own right, sounding even better here together – with the creative clarity and focus of some lost Blue Note date! Titles include "LMR", "Lita's Dance", "Diamondate", "Alone Together", "Jordu", "Never Mind", "Les Halles", and "Amsterdam Blues". CD
(Part of the "Jazz Premium Seats – Rare Jazz – Live & Sessions" series!)

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Woody HermanFool In Love/Buck Dance ... 78 RPM
Mars, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Woody Herman on his own label – blowing with the New Third Herd – with Carl Fontana on trombone, Stu Williamson on trumpet, and Nat Pierce on piano – plus Ralph Burns arrangements! 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label have light wear.)

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Elis Regina e MieleShow Elis e Miele ... LP
Philips (Brazil), 1970. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Great stuff! In a manner that's similar to (but better than) her live albums with Jair Rodriguez, Elis performs here in a great live show with the nutty Miele. The backing is by the Elis 5, led by Roberto Menescal, and they have a great groove that supports the material very nicely. Plus, the presence of Miele adds a lot of humor to the album, and his English language commentary opens the fun of the show up to American listeners like this. The album's a real treat – and a lost mad chapter of Elis' rich career! Includes a groovy version of "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You", Caetano Veloso's "Irena", plus the songs "Samba Da Bencao", "Casa Forte", "Carolina", and "Aquele Abraco". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing on Fontana. Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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Philippe SardeLe Choc/Les Siens De Glace ... CD
Music Box (France), 1974/1982. New Copy ... $26.99 33.99
Two different soundtracks for films with Alain Delon in the lead – an actor who always seems to work with great music on his movies! First up is Le Choc – a set that has fuller orchestrations penned by Philppe Sarde, but handled by UK maestro Peter Knight – who you might know from late 60s Fontana Records productions – all capped with these great saxophone solos from Wayne Shorter! Shorter's a surprise for the record – he wasn't doing much work like this at the time – and he really adds a lot to the tunes, which include "Coup De Foudre", "Tendresse", "Le Charme", "Le Danger", "La Joie", "L'Amour", and "Commando Schroeder". Next is Les Siens De Glace – a great Georges Lautner film from 1974, with a score that has Sarde exploring some of the darker sides of his talents! The score has a bit of wordless vocals that are nice and creepy, and some very strong violin solos from Hubert Rostaing – which break out in a variety of moody ways, over titles that include "Trauma", "Reverie", "Malaise", "Obsession", "Regrets", "Agression", "Cauchemar", and "Trouble". CD
(Limited edition of 500!)

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SerfsEarly Bird Cafe ... LP
Capitol, 1969. Very Good- Gatefold ... $9.99
A pretty obscure late 60s set on Capitol Records – by one of those great bands who briefly got the chance to record for the label, then never showed up again! The Serfs have a lot going on for such a relatively unknown group – a sound that's partly folk, partly roots, and with some groovier touches too – even a bit of jazz inflections at points, in ways that remind us a bit of The Shades Of Joy on Fontana. Instrumentation includes congas, vibes, organ, tenor, and trumpet – and titles include "Evil Days", "Early Bird Cafe", "All Blue", "Leda", "I'm A Man", and "Prologue & Mechanical Man". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, a peeled spot and some remnants from sticker removal, unglued seams, and several shop stamps on back.)

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Karlheinz StockhausenAdventures In Sound (3CD set) ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99 25.99
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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SupersaxSalt Peanuts – Supersax Plays Bird Vol 2 ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
A stone classic from Supersax – a record with plenty of classic bop elements, despite a very 70s-styled group name and cover! The combo's a large one, and features tight horn formation deftly cutting through a host of bop classics – lots of ensemble passages at the start, then breakout solos that really get things going! Horn players include Conte Candoli on trumpet, Carl Fontana on trombone, and supersax players Med Flory and Joe Lopes on alto, Warne Marsh and Jay Migliori on tenor, and Jack Nimitz on baritone. Ronnell Bright, Lou Levy, and Walter Bishop Jr handle the piano – and titles include "Confirmation", "Lover Man", "Salt Peanuts", "The Bird", "Groovin High", and "Yardbird Suite". CD

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Caetano VelosoA Arte De Caetano Veloso ... CD
Universal (Brazil), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $8.99
Fantastic – but you already know that! Caetano's work for Philips during the late 60s and 1970s is still some of the most revolutionary pop you can find – and this cool CD reissue of a 2LP set for Fontana features the original versions of many of his greatest tracks. Sure, there's way too much to include on one tiny compilation – but this set does do a pretty darn great job, and it's a great introduction to Caetano's fantastic range of styles and sounds! 17 tracks in all, including "London, London", "Julia/Moreno", "Chuva, Suor E Cerveja", "Nao Identificado", "Irene", "Superbacana", "Maria Bethania", "Tropicalia", and "Baby", performed with Os Mutantes. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSoul Survivors – A Dance, Disco, Boogie Jazz, & Fusion Selection ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2016. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A really wonderful title for this excellent little collection – as the package is overflowing with tremendous work from artists who've really held onto their soulful strengths over the years! Some of the artists are older ones, others are part of the Neo Soul underground of the past decade or two – and together, the tracks are united in a wonderfully positive, wonderfully upbeat groove – of the sort that reminds us why we love soul music in the first place! Titles include "When You Feel What Love Has" by Lenny Fontana with D-Train, "Get Your Head Out The Phone (funky dance mix)" by Bill Curtis & Friends with The Fatback Band, "Whatever It Takes" by Angela Johnson, "Open Sesame" by Beggar & Co, "Don't Hide Your Wings" by Eric Roberson, "Ordinary Day (Scratch Professor retwist" by Omar, "In The Open Space" by Vladimir Cetkar, "Beta Waves" by Nu-Era, "Round & Round (old school mix)" by The Pasadenas, "Don't Go (Shane D's solar club mix)" by DJ Skip with Shalamar, "Heaven (Frankie Valentine rmx)" by MODE with Leroy Burgess, and "Show Me Love (Yam Who rework)" by Incognito with Carleen Anderson. CD

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✨✧ MisunderstoodChildren Of The Sun – The Complete Recordings 1965/1966 ... CD
Grapefruit (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A huge package of work from The Misunderstood – a 60s Cali group who made the scene briefly in London, but never got the bigger exposure they deserved – a damn shame, given that the work here is a masterpiece in blending blues influences with late garage and early psych, all with a hard edge that's years ahead of its time! The set begins with the group's few Fontana singles, then brings in a huge host of the rare and unreleased material that have made them the stuff of legend over the decades – tracks that had gotten released in various UK packages, to paint a much fuller picture of the group's genius – finally compiled here for the first time ever. The set features 33 tracks in all – and a huge 32 booklet of notes that really gets at their story, their music, and their place within the cosmos. Titles include "My Mind", "Children Of The Sun", "You Don't Have To Go", "Who's Been Talking", "I Unseen", "Who Do You Love", "Find The Hidden Door", "Bury My Body", "Goin To New York", "Blues With A Feeling", "You Got Me Dizzy", "I Just Want To Make Love To You", "I Cried My Eyes Out", "Cryin Over Love", "End Of Time", and "Why". 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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✨✧ VariousTalkin Verve With A Twist ... CD
Verve, 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
The Verve sound gets extra groovy – in this cool collection of 16 tracks that runs that gamut from crime jazz to jazzy vocals to easy groovers – all pulled from the catalogs of Verve, Philips, Fontana, Mercury, and other great labels of the 1960s! The album does a good job of including little gems that were nestled on long-forgotten albums, and going for a fresh approach to familiar tunes that makes the set much more appealing than the usual kitschy set of easy oldies. Titles include "The Girl From Ipanema" by Sammy Davis Jr with Count Basie, "Peter Gunn" by Art Heatlie & The Electric Saxophone, "Tequila" by Bill McElhiney, "Charade" by Quincy Jones, "Cool" by David Carroll, "Blossom's Blues" by Blossom Dearie, "Walk On The Wild Side" by Little Richie Varola, and "What's New Pussycat" by Quincy Jones. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Piero PiccioniVolubile (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Camille 3000 (Italy), 1961. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Very rare early work from Italian maestro Piero Piccioni – music composed for an Italian TV show at the start of the 60s – served up in a mix of jazz and other groovy styles! The real surprise here is that most of the tunes are vocal numbers, sometimes sung by artists you'll know from later soundtrack themes – an assortment that includes Lydia MacDonald, Jimmy Fontana, Bruno Martino, Alida Chelli, and Little Tony – all getting some really great accompaniment from Piccioni, often in lively styles that feel like the most swinging French pop from the same time! There's more than a few Latin currents in some of the rhythms, and the whole thing is a really amazing lost chapter in the career of one of our favorite soundtrack talents of all time. Titles include "Fumetti", "A Parigi", "Samba Do Brasil", "Do You Cha Cha Cha", "tic", "Dolce Melodia", "Striscioline", "Couplets", "New Ninna", and "Tu Un Riflesso Nella Sera". LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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