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✨✧ GRP All Star Big BandGRP All Star Big Band – All Blues ... CD
GRP, 1995. Used ... $3.99
Featuring George Bohanon, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, Chick corea, Russell Ferrante, Chuck Findley, Dave Grusin, BB King, Ramsey Lewis, Eric Marienthal, Bob Mintzer, John Patitucci, Nelson Rangell, Arturo Sandoval, Tom Scott, Ernie Watts, and Dave Weckl. CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Tom BrowneBrother Brother – The GRP/Arista Collection ... CD
GRP/Soulmusic.com (UK), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 24.99 About December 5, 2021
Soaring sounds from trumpeter Tom Browne – a younger player who really took the torch, and opened up a new path forward from early 70s electric funk experiments by artists like Donald Byrd and Freddie Hubbard! With work on this set, Browne is clearly the heir apparent to the CTI sound of Hubbard, or the Larry Mizell work at Blue Note by Byrd – and finds a perfect space between jazz and soul throughout – using his horn on grooves that start out in familiar jazz funk and fusion modes, then move into some great 80s groove and old school styles too. 2CD set features 29 tracks in all – including a few mixes from singles – and titles include "Magic (12" mix)", "Throw Down", "Funkin For Jamaica", "I Never Was A Cowboy", "Brother Brother", "Her Silent Smile", "Cruisin", "Rockin Radio", "Mr Business", "Brighter Tomorrow", "Charisma", "Bye Gones (ext rmx)", "Can't Give It Away", "My Latin Sky", "A Message", "Hit Man", "Secret Fantasy (ext)", "Fungi Mama/Bebopafunkadiscolypso", "Midnight Interlude", "Angeline", and "Tighs High". CD

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Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, Chick Corea, Diane Schuur & Tom ScottGRP Super Live Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
GRP, 1988. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
John Patitucci and Tim Landers on bass, Vinnie Colaiuta and Dave Weckl on drums, Frank Gambale and Lee Ritenour on guitar, Chick Corea on keyboards, Dave Grusin on piano and synthesizer, Tom Scott and Eric Marienthal on saxophone, Barnaby Finch on synthesizer, and Diane Schuur on piano and vocals. CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Louis ArmstrongHighlights From His Decca Years 1924 to 1958 ... CD
Decca/GRP, 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
36 songs over two CDs. CD
(Out of print.)

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Count BasieStraight Ahead ... CD
GRP, 1968. Used ... $4.99
With Marshall Royal and Bobby Plater on alto, Eric Dixon and Eddie Davis on tenor, Charles Fowlkes on baritone, Gene Goe, George Cohn, Oscar Brashear, and Al Aarons on trumpet, Grover Mitchell, Richard Boone, Bill Hughes, and Steve Galloway on trombone, Freddie Green on guitar, Harold Jones on drums, and Norman Keenan on bass. CD

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David BenoitFreedom At Midnight ... LP
GRP, 1987. Near Mint- ... $6.99
With Sam Riney on tenor and alto; Randy Kerber on synths; Dan Huff and Russ Freeman on guitar; Abraham Laboriel, Bob Feldman, and John Patitucci on bass; Jeff Porcaro and Tony Morales on drums; and Joe Porcaro, Lenny Castro, and Michael Fisher on percussion. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Tom BrowneMagic ... LP
Arista/GRP, 1981. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A key bit of jazz funk from trumpeter Tom Browne – still grooving strong here, with a sublime mix of modern soul, funky jazz, and some of the 80s groove touches that showed up on the best GRP titles from the time! The album's got a smooth compressed groove – kind of post-Donald Byrd, with Tom taking solos over the top of most tracks, and occasional vocals , wither from a backing group, or an assortment of different lead singers. Players on the set include Bernard Wright, Dave Grusin, Bobby Broom, and Marcus Miller – and tracks include "I Know", "Midnight Interlude", "Let's Dance", "Night Wind", "Making Plans", "Thighs Hihg", and "Magic". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner and a promo stamp.)

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John ColtraneInterstellar Space ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1967/1974. Used ... $9.99
One of the greatest recordings ever made by John Coltrane in his later years – a record that has him stepping off into really new territory that would have really been something, had he stayed on the planet long enough to make more recordings like this! The vibe is very experimental – almost predating loft jazz work to come in the 70s – as Coltrane works here just alongside the drums of Rashied Ali – a fantastic match for his mighty talents, as the pair work together with a whole new extrapolation of the spiritual territory that had been unlocked on more famous records of the time. The material didn't come out until years after Coltrane's death – at a time when others were already recording this way – but the set maybe blows away some of the best material of this nature from the 70s. Titles include "Mars", "Venus", "Jupiter", and "Saturn". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Interstellar Space ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ John ColtraneLove Supreme ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1964. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for the album – which is a full-length suite of spiritual expression, one that gives even greater focus and message to Coltrane's long-spiralling style of soloing on the tenor sax! The group here is the classic quartet – McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums – taking Trane up to the heavens on waves of modal energy, but also holding his spirit closer to the planet than on some of later, more outside performances. There's a slight bit of vocalization on the record – that chanted energy that imbues the set with so much love – and movements include "Acknowledgement", "Resolution", "Pursuance", and "Psalm". CD
(Out of print digipack version. BMG Direct pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Chick CoreaAkoustic Band ... LP
GRP, 1989. Near Mint- ... $19.99
In the electric universe of the GRP label, Chick Corea makes a bold move with his Akoustic Band here – even if the overall conception of the cover and the group's fashions have kind of an "electric" 80s look to it! The group here is a trio – with John Patitucci on bass and Dave Weckl on drums – and Corea's flowing piano lines are at the forefront of the group's work, initiating the tunes with a surprisingly heartfelt feel, and showing some of the sense of space and sound he developed on his electric recordings. Titles include "Spain", "Circles", "TBC", "Morning Sprite", "Bessie's Blues", and "My One & Only Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is lightly stained at the bottom inch, with a bit of peelig and stuck-on paper.)

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✨✧ Chick CoreaChick Corea Elektric Band ... LP
GRP, 1986. Sealed ... $19.99
With John Pattitucci on electric and acoustic bass, Deve Weckl on acoustic and electronic drums and percussion, and Scott Henderson and Carlos Rios on guitar. LP, Vinyl record album
(CRC pressing.)

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Chick CoreaMusic Forever & Beyond – The Selected Works Of Chick Corea 1964 to 1996 (5CD box set) ... CD
GRP, Late 60s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 5 CDs ... $69.99
Music from Chick Corea, Blue Mitchell, Return To Forever, Circle, The Chick Corea Elektric Band, Chick Corea Akoustic Band, The Chick Corea Elektric Band II, Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea, Chick Corea and John McLaughlin, Gary Burton and Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin and Chick Corea, Miles Davis, and the Chick Corea Quartet. CD
(Out of print.)

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Ella FitzgeraldElla & Friends ... CD
Decca/GRP, 1940s/Early 50s. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print and still sealed. BMG music club pressing.)

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Ella FitzgeraldLegendary Decca Recordings (4CD set) ... CD
Decca/GRP, Late 30s/Late 40s/Early 50s. Used 4 CDs ... $39.99
A great collection – one that includes early work with Chick Webb, plus lots of pre-Verve solo material too! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ella Fitzgerald with Ellis LarkinsPure Ella ... CD
Decca/GRP, 1950/1954. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print. Traycard art is slightly wavy.)

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✨✧ Glenn Miller OrchestraIn The Digital Mood ... CD
GRP, 1983. Used ... $0.99
Produced by Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen. CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)
Also available In The Digital Mood (20 bit remaster) ... CD 9.99

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Glenn Miller OrchestraIn The Digital Mood (20 bit remaster) ... CD
GRP, 1983. Used ... $9.99
Produced by Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen. CD
(Out of print.)
Also available In The Digital Mood ... CD 0.99

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Dave GrusinMountain Dance ... LP
GRP, 1980. Very Good+ ... $6.99
One of Dave's funkier albums of the time – with cuts that include "Captain Caribe", "Rondo", "City Lights", "Rag Bag", and "Mountain Dance". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner, a promo stamp, and minimal wear.)

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Dave GrusinOne Of A Kind (Special Edited Version) ... LP
GRP, 1977. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Dave Grusin made a few sleepy albums in his day, but this isn't one of them – and instead, it's a sweet funky fusion outing that really sums up some of the best Dave Grusin modes of the 70s! This excellent LP from 1977 really captures the best of the Grusin soundtrack style – heard in the 70s on shows like Barretta, or in films like Three Days of the Condor – mellow fusion with a tightly arranged style – lots of nicely isolated instrumentation, and the kind of spare and spacey grooves that you'd expect from a hip CTI session! Musicians include Grover Washington on saxes, Dave Valentin on flute, Ron Carter on bass, and Steve Gadd himself – plus Grusin on a lot of sweet keyboards – and titles include great cut "Modaji", plus "Heart Is A Lonely Hunter", "Catavento", and "Montage". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s promo issue, with all radio edit versions. Cover has hype sticker.)

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✨✧ Dave GrusinOrchestral Album ... CD
GRP, 1994. Used ... $2.99
Dave Grusin on piano and keyboards, Lee Ritenour on guitar, Abraham Laboriel and John Patitucci on bass, Harvey Mason on drums, and Larry Bunker and Mike Fisher on percussion. CD
(Out of print.)

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Lionel HamptonMidnight Sun ... CD
Decca/GRP, 1946/1947. Used ... $3.99
Classic post-war material from Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra. The lineup shifts from track to track and features work by Johnny Griffin, Arnett Cobb, Kenny Dorham, and Charles Mingus. CD
(Out of print.)

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Coleman HawkinsIn The 50s – Body & Soul Revisited ... CD
Decca/GRP, 1950s. Used ... $1.99
Includes the songs "(It's No) Sin", "And So To Sleep Again", "Spellbound", "Lost In A Fog", "Carioca", "Midnight Sun", "If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)", "I Can't Get Started", "Ruby", "Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart?)", "My Blue Heaven", "Honeysuckle Rose", "Organ Grinder's Swing", "Perdido", "Sweethearts On Parade", "The Man I Love", "Foolin' Around", "Time On My Hands", "Ornithology", "Body And Soul", and "Unlisted Blues". CD

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Fletcher HendersonTidal Wave ... CD
Decca/GRP, Early 30s. Used ... $2.99
First two sessions from 1931 with the Connie's Inn Orchestra and other three sessions from 1934 by Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra. CD
(Out of print.)

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Milt JacksonStatements ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1961/1964. Used ... $6.99
A great statement from vibist Milt Jackson – one of his key solo sessions in a great 60s run of recordings away from the Modern Jazz Quartet! Like the classics that followed this one, the vibe is much more soulful than any of Milt's records with the MJQ – kind of an extension of the groove he hit on 50s dates for Savoy and Prestige, swung with an even tighter feel here in the Impulse Records setting! The backing's from a trio that includes Hank Jones on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Connie Kay on drums – and the tracks are short, but have some nice haunting themes that work well with the sensitive vibes of Jackson and piano of Jones. Titles include "Put Off", "Statement", "Slowly", "Sonnymoon For Two", and "Thrill From The Blues". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalPriceless Jazz Collection ... CD
GRP, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $3.99
A nice set of tunes recorded for Argo and Impulse. Tracks include "Poinciana", "Night Mist Blues", "Effendi", "Whisper Not", and "New Rhumba". CD

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James P JohnsonSnowy Morning Blues ... CD
Decca/GRP, 1930/1944. Used ... $5.99
James P Johnson playing solo piano or accompanied by drummer Eddie Dougherty. Tracks include "You've Got To Be Modernistic", "Honeysuckle Rose", "My Fate Is In Your Hands", "Squeeze Me", "Carolina Shout", and "A Porter's Love Song" – 20 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print.)

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Quincy JonesGo West, Man! ... CD
GRP/ABC, 1957. Used ... $8.99
Quincy turns his soul jazz arranging style to a band filled with West Coast players, and he gets them to groove a lot more than you'd expect! Players include Herb Geller, Art Pepper, Charlie Mariano, Bill Perkins, and Walter Benton. The tracks are short, with tight solo space, and most of them were written and arranged by West Coasters like Jimmy Giuffre, Lennie Niehaus, and Johnny Mandel. Titles include "Be My Guest", "London Derriere", "Kings Road Blues", "The Oom Is Blues", and "Bright Moon". CD
(Out of print, Chessmates pressing.)

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King OliverSugar Foot Stomp ... CD
Decca/GRP, 1926/1927/1928. Used ... $4.99
Includes the songs "Too Bad", "Snag It (First Version)", "Deep Henderson", "Jackass Blues", "Sugar Foot Stomp", "Wa Wa Wa", "Tack Annie", "Someday Sweetheart", "Dead Man Blues", "New Wang Wang Blues", "Snag It (Second Version)", "Doctor Jazz", "Showboat Shuffle", "Every Tub", "Willie The Weeper", "Black Snake Blues", "Farewell Blues", "Sobbin' Blues", "Tin Roof Blues", "West End Blues", "Sweet Emmalina", and "Lazy Mama". CD
(Still sealed with a promotional sticker over the barcode.)

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Diana KrallOnly Trust Your Heart ... CD
GRP, 1994. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Eric MarienthalCrossroads ... CD
GRP, 1990. Used ... $1.99
Eric Marienthal on soprano and alto sax, Russell Ferrante on keyboards, Chick Corea on piano, John Patitucci on bass, Terri Lyne Carrington and Vinnie Colaiuta on drums, and Alex Acuna on percussion. CD
(Out of print.)

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Carmen McRaeCarmen McRae Sings Great American Songwriters ... CD
Decca/GRP, 1950s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print. Mark through barcode, back cover of booklet has a small date in pen.)

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Jay McShannBlues From Kansas City ... CD
GRP/Decca, Early 40s. Used ... $8.99
Featuring Charlie Parker! Tracks include "Swingmatism", "Fore Day Rider", "One Woman's Man", "Red River Blues", "Hootie's Ignorant Oil" and "Lonely Boy Blues". CD
(Out of print.)

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Gerry MulliganRebirth Of The Cool ... CD
GRP, 1992. Used ... $4.99
With Phil Woods on alto saxophone, Dean Johnson on bass, Ron Vincent on drums, John Clark on french horn, John Lewis on piano, Dave Bargeron on trombone, Wallace Roney on trumpet, and Bill Barber on tuba. CD
(Out of print.)

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Phil PerryPure Pleasure (Japanese pressing) ... CD
MCA/GRP (Japan), 1994. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print, 1994 Japanese pressing.)

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RippingtonsBest Of The Rippingtons ... CD
GRP, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $4.99
Includes the songs "Garden Of Babylon", "Tourist In Paradise", "Affair In San Miguel", "Snowbound", "Aruba!", "Sapphire Island", "Principles Of Desire", "Vienna", "Kenya", "She Likes To Watch", "Urban Wanderer", and "Kilimanjaro". CD

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Pee Wee RussellJazz Original ... CD
Commodore/GRP, Late 30s/Early 40s. Used ... $1.99
Pee Wee Russell on clarinet with Eddie Condon on guitar, Bud Freeman on tenor sax, Jess Stacy on piano, Muggsy Spanier on cornet, Miff Mole on trombone, and many more. Includes "Jig Walk", "Last Time I Saw Chicago", "Deuces Wild", "Embraceable You", "Rosettta", "DA Blues", and "Squeeze Me" – plus a number of alternate takes. 22 cuts in all. CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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Dave SamuelsNatural Selection ... CD
GRP, 1991. Used ... $4.99
Solo album from Dave Samuels – vibraphonist from Spyro Gyra – that features the Yellowjackets, Bruce Hornsby, and others. CD
(Out of print. Promo sticker over barcode, disc has a name in pen.)

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✨✧ Diane SchuurBlues For Schuur ... CD
GRP, 1997. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing. Still sealed.)

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Diane SchuurCollection ... CD
GRP, 1989. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Archie SheppOn This Night (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1965. Used ... $11.99
One of the most perfectly-realized early Archie Shepp albums on Impulse Records – a set that brilliantly brings together all the different influences that inspired his sense of creation, but with a lean energy that takes everything far from its roots – and puts the music firmly in the best "new thing" territory of the mid 60s! The players shift around a bit from track to track – that sense of creative combination that really marked this moment in avant jazz expression – and about half the record features Bobby Hutcherson on vibes, in a lineup that also includes Henry Grimes and Barre Phillips on bass, and David Izenzon, Rashied Ali, and Joe Chambers on drums and percussion! Shepp contributed some of his most haunting compositions to the set – including "On This Night", "The Mac Man", and "The Pickaninny" – and the whole thing's amazing enough to make you an Archie Shepp convert for life! CD
(Out of print GRP pressing with excellent bonus tracks! Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Sonny Stitt & FriendsHow High The Moon ... CD
Chess/GRP, 1958/1965. Used ... $4.99
Includes the songs "Koko", "Easy Listening", "It's Hipper Than That", "How High The Moon", "Lover Man", "Fools Rush In", "Lonesome Road", "I Want To Go A Home", "Katea", "Flame And Frost", "The Night Has A Thousand Eyes", "Our Day Will Come", and "My Main Man". CD
(Out of print.)

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Dave ValentinFlute Juice ... LP
GRP, 1983. Near Mint- ... $11.99
With Bruni Pagan, Dave Fields, Dennis Bell, Tito Marrero, Manolo Badrena, Lincoln Goines, Roger Squitero, and Steve Thornton. LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp and a small name in pen.)

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Lester YoungKansas City Sessions ... CD
GRP, 1938/1944. Used ... $4.99
Great ensemble material recorded by the Commodore label in New York – features Lester Young on tenor sax and clarinet, Buck Clayton on trumpet, Freddie Green on guitar, Joe Bushkin on piano, Walter Page on bass, and Jo Jones on drums. 22 tracks in all, including lots of alternate takes. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAnthology Of Big Band Swing 1930 to 1955 ... CD
Decca/GRP, 1930s/1940s/1950s. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
Music from Glen Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Chick Webb, Tommy Dorsey, Lionel Hampton, Louis Armstrong, Artie Shaw, Jimmie Lunchford, Woody Herman, Fletcher Henderson, and much more. CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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VariousGreat Saxophones 1951 to 1970 ... CD
MCA/GRP, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $1.99
Tracks from Gene Ammons, Zoot Sims, Johnny Griffin, Paul Gonsalves, Johnny Hodges, Yusef Lateef, Sonny Stitt, Roland Kirk, Benny Golson, James Moody, Budd Johnson, Illinois Jacquet, Harold Land and Dexter Gordon. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Tom BrowneBrowne Sugar ... LP
GRP, 1979. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Smooth funky jazz from Tom Browne – caught here during his best early years! The record's his second best next to Love Approach, but it's got almost the same sort of feel, with tight late 70s studio jazz jamming – and a buttery smooth sound from Browne's post-Donald Byrd trumpet licks. Includes the great break cut "I Never Was A Cowboy", plus "Herbal Scent", "Throw Down", "What's Going On", and "Promises For Spring". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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✨✧ Tom BrowneLove Approach ... LP
GRP/Arista, 1980. Very Good Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An early gem from trumpeter Tom Browne – a set that not only firmly established Browne as one of the best young players of his generation, but which also paved the way for a whole new direction for jazz funk in the 80s! The record is a perfect example of how great the mix of R&B rhythms and jazz fusion instrumentation could be – groovy enough to capture a whole new audience from the soul market, but still more than respectful of the solo talents of the leader – but all without any attempt at smooth jazz commercialism at all! There's some great hard funk moments on the set – and Browne approaches the music in a way that's nicely different than Donald Byrd or Freddie Hubbard, two older players who first helped forge this sound in the 70s – and whose path Tom's clearly taking, but with new directions of his own. There's almost more of a street-worthy vibe to the set – quite a surprise if you only know later records on the GRP label – and the arrangements are by Tom, Weldon Irvine, Lesette Wilson, and Dave Grusin. Titles include the funky classic "Funkin' For Jamaica", plus "Her Silent Smile", "Moon Rise", "Nocturne", "Forever More", and "Weak In The Knees". LP, Vinyl record album
(Gatefold pressing. Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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✨✧ Bing CrosbyBing Crosby & Some Jazz Friends ... CD
GRP/Decca, 1930s/1940s/Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes tracks with Louis Armstrong, Lee Wiley, Lionel Hampton, Louis Jordan, Eddie Condon, and others. CD
(Still sealed with a promotional sticker over the barcode.)

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✨✧ Roy EldridgeAfter You've Gone ... CD
Decca/GRP, Mid 40s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes the songs "After You've Gone", "The Gasser", "Jump Through the Window", "Minor Jive", "Stardust", "Oh, Lady Be Good", "I Surrender, Dear", "Body And Soul", "I Can't Get Started", "After You've Gone", "Fish Market", "Twilight Time", "St. Louis Blues", "Embraceable You", "All The Cats Join In", "Poor John", "Hi Ho Trailus Boot Whip", "Yard Dog", "Lover, Come Back to Me", "Rockin' Chair", "It's the Talk of the Town", and "Christopher Columbus". CD
(Out of print, promotional sticker over barcode.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington OrchestraDigital Duke ... CD
GRP, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Conducted by Mercer Ellington – guest performers include Branford Marsalis, Eddie Daniels, Clark Terry, Louie Bellson, Noris Turney, Britt Woodman, and Roland Hanna. CD

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✨✧ Stephane GrappelliStephane Grappelli Plays Jerome Kern ... CD
GRP, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Stephane Grappelli on violin and piano, with Marc Fosset on guitar and vocals, Martin Taylor on guitar, Jack Sewing on bass, and Martin Drew, Alf Bigden, and Graham Ward on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dave GrusinCollection ... CD
GRP, Mid 70s/Mid 80s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Featuring Phoebe Snow, David Sanborn, Lee Ritenour, Grover Washington Jr, Marcus Miller, Ernie Watts, Eric Gale, and Steve Gadd. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Lionel HamptonYou Better Know It !!! ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A warm and wonderful 60s session from Lionel Hampton – recorded in a personal and intimate way, one that even surpasses his great small combo sides of the 50s! There's a relaxed feel here that you don't always get with Hamp – a gently grooving quality that we really like a lot, and which is traditional, but never too staid or too "easy" in its choices. The set benefits from some really strong horn work from Clark Terry on trumpet and Ben Webster on tenor – the latter of whom really crackles out with a great sound here. Other players include Milt Hinton on bass, Hank Jones on piano, and Osie Johnson on drums – and there's also a very slight bit of vocalizing on the record as well. Titles include "Tempo's Birthday", "Vibraphone Blues", "Trick Or Treat", "Cute", "Swingle Jingle", and "Taste Of Honey". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayComplete Commodore Recordings (2CD set) ... CD
Commodore/GRP, Late 30s/Early 40s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great collection that compiles Billie's famous sides for the Commodore label in New York – recorded in 1939 and 1944, with accompaniment by the Eddy Heywood group and/or orchestra, plus additional sides led by pianist Sonny White. Titles include "Strange Fruit" (the original 1939 version), "How Am I To Know", "Fine & Mellow", "I'll Get By", "My Old Flame", "Lover Come Back To Me", "As Time Goes By", and "Billie's Blues" – with lots of alternate takes. You can't get any more classic than this! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Diane SchuurLove Songs ... CD
GRP, 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Shirley ScottRoll 'Em – Shirley Scott Plays The Big Bands ... CD
Impulse/GRP, Mid 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very cool little set – not a hokey album of big band music, but instead a set that has Hammond hero Shirley Scott taking on some of the same territory as Jimmy Smith on Verve Records! By that, we mean that she teams with arranger Oliver Nelson – who gives Shirley a very cool groove, and 60s updates of older tunes that turn out to be a perfect setting for her soaring solos on the organ! Titles include "Tippin In", "Roll 'Em", "For Dancers Only", "Little Brown Jug", "Sophisticated Swing", and "Things Ain't What They Used To Be". CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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✨✧ Art TatumClassic Early Solos 1934 to 1937 ... CD
Decca/GRP, Late 30s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A real highlight from the early career of Art Tatum – mid-30s 78rpm material for Decca – presented here a lot better than later public domain pressings, with great notes and 20 tracks in all! CD
(Out of print and still sealed with a promotional sticker over the barcode.)

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✨✧ Art TatumI Got Rhythm – Art Tatum Vol 3 – 1935 to 1944 ... CD
Decca/GRP, Late 30s/Early 40s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Solo piano and small group sessions – tracks include "Battery Bounce", "Deep Purple", "After You've Gone", "Body And Soul", "Tea For Two", and "Honeysuckle Rose". CD
(Out of print. Mark through barcode.)

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✨✧ Stanley TurrentineLet It Go ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rare non-Blue Note 60s date as a leader from Stanley Turrentine – recorded for Impluse when his (then) wife Shirley Scott was contracted to the label – and featuring the talents of both players on some very groovy tracks! The quartet features both Stan's tenor and Shirley's Hammond – with bass by Ron Carter and drums from Mack Simpkins – all in an easy-going groove that recalls some of the best Turrentine/Scott pairings on Prestige! There's a quality here that's relaxed, but never lazy – professional, but never slick – and the album's great proof that although both players could be great on their own, they often sounded even better together at this point in their careers. The album features a cool version of "On a Clear Day", which Shirley always manages to kick into a nice groove – plus the tracks "Good Lookin Out", "Let It Go", "Sure As You're Born", "T'Aint What You Do", and "Ciao Ciao". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Chick CoreaThree Quartets ... CD
Stretch/GRP, 1981. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great straight set from Chick Corea – one that has him playing acoustic piano throughout, and reclaiming some of the bolder jazz territory he first forged in the 60s! The tracks are long and soaring – very soulful in their construction, and played in a dynamic way that's surprisingly without cliche – no easy "hit" jazz moves, and instead a real return to basics for a quartet that includes Chick on piano, Michael Brecker on tenor, Steve Gadd on drums, and Eddie Gomez on bass. Gomez, as usual, really makes the record sound great – giving it a round, warm heart that glows throughout – and titles include "Quartet No 1", "Quartet No 2", and "Quartet No 3". CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole, back cover of the booklet has a tiny date in pen.)

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✨✧ Steve KhanPublic Access/Headline/Crossings ... CD
GRP/BGO (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
A trio of later albums from a guitarist who first rose to fame in the 70s! First up is Public Access – a record that's got a slightly goofy cover, but a sound that's much richer than you might expect – thanks in part to great work on the album from percussionist Manolo Badrena! Some of the music here echoes the earlier fusion of guitarist Steve Khan – but other tunes bring in some warmer, Brazilian-y elements – including a bit of vocalization from Badrena, with occasional chorus work from Lani Groves and Vivian Cherry. The rest of the group features frequent partner Anthony Jackson on bass and Dave Weckl on drums – and titles include "Sise", "Silent Screen", "Mambosa", "Butane Elvin", "Botero People, and "Kamarica". The set then follows with three long tracks from Headline – a record that has guitarist Steve Khan almost returning to straight small combo work – although still with some of the wider colors of the fusion modes he first unleashed in the 70s! The album's got a tight core group here – Khan on guitar, Anthony Jackson on bass, Dennis Chambers on drums, and Manolo Badrena on percussion – and Chambers' drum performance is maybe more direct and swinging than some of Khan's previous drummers, which works especially well on the album's versions of songs by Joe Henderson and Ornette Coleman! Titles include "Caribbean Fire Dance", "All Or Nothing At All", and "Turnaround". Last up is Crossings – a great title for this set from guitarist Steve Khan – as the crossings here reflect Steve's increasing ear towards other cultures and rhythms in his music as the years moved on – even while still keeping things in a relatively fusion-based mode! Steve's got plenty of those warm colors that he always brought to his playing – working with a tight lineup that includes bassist Anthony Jackson, drummer Dennis Chambers, percussionist Manolo Badrena, and tenorist Michael Brecker. Titles include "Descarga Khanalonious", "Melancholee", "Inner Urge", "Capricorn", "What I'm Said", "Pee Wee", and "Think Of One". CD

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✨✧ Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong & His Orchestra Vol 2 –1936 to 1938 – Heart Full Of Rhythm ... CD
MCA/GRP, Late 30s/Mid 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Includes the songs "I Come From A Musical Family", "Somebody Stole My Break", "If We Never Meet Again", "Lyin' To Myself", "Ev'ntide", "Swing That Music", "Mahogany Hall Stomp", "The Skeleton In The Closet", "Dippermouth Blues", "Swing That Music", "Public Melody Number One", "Yours And Mine", "Alexander's Ragtime Band", "I've Got A Heart Full Of Rhythm", "Sun Showers", "Once In A While", "On The Sunny Side Of The Street", "Satchel Mouth Swing", "Jubilee", and "Struttin' With Some Barbecue". CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ David BenoitEvery Step Of The Way ... LP
GRP, 1988. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Featuring Dave Valentin, Stanley Clarke, Harvey Mason, Nathan East, David Pack, Russ Freeman, Tony Morales, Sam Riney, Bob Feldman, and Eric Marienthal. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
 
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✨✧ Don BlackmanDon Blackman ... CD
Arista/Expansion (UK), 1982. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A jazz funk masterpiece, and THE record by the legendary Don Blackman – the only one issued under his own name for many many years, and a famous little set that's been sampled endlessly over the years, and for good reason! The vibe here is one that's barely been matched again – a blend of 70s fusion, bassy funk, and even tighter riffing – all put together with a greater depth and sense of soul than most other records of its type. Blackman's a GRP contemporary of Bernard Wright, Tom Browne, and Weldon Irvine – and there's bits of all their sound in the work here, but somehow Don does it even better – hitting these grooves, notes, and lines that seem to fall from the heavens – and which still stand as some of the hippest music of his generation. A record to file proudly next to your copies of Ramp and James Mason – and like those gems, the kind of record that only happens once in an artists career! Titles include "You Ain't Hip", "Yabba Dabba Do", "Heart's Desire", "Deaf Hook Up Connection", "Never Miss A Thing", and "Holding You Loving You", and "Since You Been Away So Long". CD
(Remastered edition – completely new version taken from the original source master tapes!)

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Dave GrusinTootsie ... LP
Warner, 1982. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A sweet Dave Grusin score for Tootsie – a film that's probably best remembered for its gimmick of Dustin Hoffman in drag, but which actually has a much classier pedigree from a musical perspective! Grusin's music is mostly jazzy and keyboard-heavy – with plenty of echoes of his 70s scoring, but also some of the 80s tones that were coming into his work on GRP Records – thanks to a change in keyboards used, and some of the production styles too. Stephen Bishop performs on the cuts "It Might Be You", "Tootsie", "Media Zap", and "Montage Pastorale" – and other titles include "Working Girl March", "Metamorphosis Blues", and "An Actor's Life". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small sticker on back.)

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Lenny WhiteStreamline ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Very Good+ ... $6.99
As the title says, Lenny White's streamlined his sound here – but to us that's a good thing, as it eliminates some of the overly-heavy jam sound that could ruin earlier records – making for a lean, clean groove that's mighty nice, and plenty darn soulful! Plus, Lenny's working here with a pretty soulful fusion group that includes Don Blackman on keyboards and Marcus Miller on bass, both of whom give the record a similar feel to the GRP funk that would come out a few years later from Blackman, Bernard Wright, and others – showing White yet again ahead of the pack! A few tracks have vocals, and titles include "Struttin", "Earthlings", "Spazmo Strikes Again", "Pooh Bear", "Lockie's Inspiration", "I'll See You Soon", and "Night Games". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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VariousNu Leaf ... LP
Numero, Mid 80s. New Copy ... $23.99
A really unusual idea for a compilation – but the sort that we've really come to appreciate from the folks at Numero Group! The package traces a shift in American independent jazz during the 80s – following the sorts of players who might have played spiritual jazz or rock-oriented fusion in the 70s, as they pick up new instruments, try out new studio techniques, and work in other modes that are surprisingly soulful overall! You might think of the set as the bridge between 70s jazz and smooth jazz – and there's a a few players here you'll recognize from the previous decade – yet the songs are nearly as slick or commercial as mainstream smooth jazz, and maybe stand as a nice indie antidote to the sounds coming from the GRP label during the decade. Titles include "Tropical Chill" by Plunky, "Maria's First" by Calvin Keys, "Waiting For You" by Frank Potenza, "Born With A Desire" by Tony Palkovic, "Sidetrack" by James Dallas, "6295 SW Fisher" by George Shaw, "Sunbeam" by Larry Bright, and "Orphans" by Michael Hayes. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cool package, too – with a cigarette pack design, right down to the tax seal over the top!)
 
 
 



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