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✨✧ Dave Brubeck/Gerry Mulligan/Paul DesmondWe're All Together Again For The First Time ... LP
Atlantic, 1973. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Kind of a meeting of two different generations of Dave Brubeck – as the group here features Paul Desmond's alto sax, a key force in Dave's early recordings – and the baritone sax of Gerry Mulligan, a player who'd worked often with Brubeck in the late 60s and early 70s! The blend of horns is really amazing, and the live recording really moves past other obvious Brubeck modes – showing Dave's whole new conception after the breakup of the original quartet – and his willingness to open into new rhythms, and even freer modes of expression. Mulligan's baritone is wonderfully powerful – coming across here with a depth that we'd hardly have expected a few years before – and rhythm is from Jack Six on bass and Alan Dawson on drums, both players who also add to the transformation of the Brubeck groove. Titles include "Koto Song", "Unfinished Woman", "Truth", "Take Five", and "Rotterdam Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green and red Broadway label pressing.)
Also available We're All Together Again For The First Time ... CD 8.99

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Stan Getz & Gerry MulliganGetz Meets Mulligan In Hi Fi ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... About November 24, 2021 (delayed)
The tenor of Stan Getz meets the baritone sax of Gerry Mulligan – and then they switch things around for half of the record, as Stan picks up the baritone and Mulligan takes on tenor! Gerry always seems to open up whole new sides of his playing when sharing the leader spotlight with another star – and here, in the company of Getz, he hits a shimmering, sparkling sound that's really great, and filled with feeling. Stan's wonderful too – very much in his best mid 50s Verve period – working in a groove that's deep and laidback, with a strong undercurrent of warmth – thanks to familiar rhythm backing from the trio of Lou Levy on piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Stan Levey on drums. Titles include "Anything Goes", "Ballad", and "That Old Feeling". CD

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Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan & OthersJazz Giants '58 ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $13.99
An all-star session put together by Verve in 1958 – one that features a septet of some of the label's biggest giants in jazz at the time! The format here is a bit open-ended – almost like some of the earlier JATP sessions on Verve – with lots of room for personal interaction between the soloists, especially the horn players in the lead! These include Stan Getz on tenor, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, and Harry Edison on trumpet – working alongside Oscar Peterson on piano, Herb Ellis on guitar, Ray Brown on bass, and Louis Bellson on drums. Titles include a beautiful extended "Ballad Medley" – really a great illustration of the freedoms that Verve brought to jazz recording in the 50s – plus the titles"Chocolate Sundae", "When Your Lover Has Gone", and "Candy". CD

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Dizzy Gillespie/Gerry MulliganEuropa Jazz ... LP
Europa Jazz (Italy), Early 60s. Sealed ... $3.99
Early 60s recordings featuring Dizzy and Gerry in various settings – includes "I Never Knew", "Jeru", "Four Brothers", "S Wonderful", and "Manteca/St Thomas". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue.)

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Gerry MulliganArt Of Gerry Mulligan – The Final Recordings ... CD
Telarc, 1993/1994/1995. Used ... $3.99
Includes tracks from his last recordings Paraiso, Dragon Fly, and Dream A Little Dream. CD
(Out of print. Disc has a promo stamp.)

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Gerry MulliganEssential Gerry Mulligan ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
A mix of small group work and some of Mulligan's Concert Jazz Band sides for Verve. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan & The Concert Jazz Band Live At The Village Vanguard (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve, 1960. Used Gatefold ... $4.99
A sweet little large group session from Gerry – a bit harder swinging than some of his mid 50s small group work, but still with that mellifluous glide that's the trademark Mulligan sound! Arrangements are by some great talnets – including Al Cohn, Johnny Mandel, and Bob Brookmeyer, who also plays valve trombone on the set – and titles include "Blueport", "Body & Soul", "Black Nightgown", and "Let My People Be". CD
(Packaged in an oversized gatefold sleeve with original US obi. Mark through the barcode.)

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Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan – The Original Quartet With Chet Baker ... CD
Pacific Jazz, Early 50s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
A massive 2CD set that collects together 42 early recordings by the legendary Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Chet Baker – the complete work of that group for Pacific Jazz, apart from their pairing with Lee Konitz! The set is really overflowing with work, and includes both 10" and 12" LP takes of some tunes, plus a few other alternates, and all of the original material that was spread out over a number of hard-to-track down 10" LPs. Both Mulligan and Baker recorded together a number of times after this, in a "reunion" style that hearkened back to the fame of these sides – but the originals are still the best, and feature a magical pairing of two gentle jazz talents in a setting that's mostly piano-less – but which also features some occasional work from Jimmy Rowles, plus a bit of ivory from Gerry as well. Titles include "She Didn't Say Yes She Didn't Say No", "Bernie's Tune", "Soft Shoe", "Walkin Shoes", "Motel", "Cherry", "Love Me Or Leave Me", "Swinghouse", "Five Brothers", "Tea For Two", and "Funhouse". CD
(Out of print.)

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Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan Quartet – At Storyville ... CD
Pacific Jazz (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $13.99
Gerry Mulligan brings the piano back in nicely here – but in a way that still hangs onto all the best modern tones of his earlier Pacific Jazz sessions! The date's a live one – done at Storyville in Boston – but the sound is wonderfully intimate, with Gerry on baritone sax and piano, Bob Brookmeyer on valve trombone, Bill Crow on bass, and Dave Bailey on drums. The Crow/Bailey rhythm section is superb – nicely swinging throughout – and Gerry's work on piano has that airy, moody quality that would show up even more strongly in the 60s. Titles include "Bweebida Bwobbida", "Open Country", "Rustic Hop", "Bike Up The Strand", and "Storyville Story". CD

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Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan Quartet Featuring Chet Baker ... LP
Pacific Jazz, Early 50s. Very Good ... $24.99
A full LP that collects together earlier recordings by Mulligan – done in the years 1952 and 1953, with a quartet that features Chet Baker, and bass by either Carson Smith or Bob Whitlock, and drums by either Larry Bunker or Chico Hamilton. Both Mulligan and Baker recorded together a number of times after this, in a "reunion" style that hearkened back to the fame of these sides – but the originals are still the best, and feature a magical pairing of two gentle jazz talents in a laidback piano-less setting. Titles include "Frenesi", "Swinghouse", "I May Be Wrong", "Tea For Two", and "Jeru". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Pacific Jazz pressing with deep groove. Cover has split top and bottom seams, some aging, and light surface wear.)

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Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan Songbook (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1957. Used ... $6.99
Gerry Mulligan meets up with a great array of 50s modernists here – in specially setting dedicated to all Mulligan-penned compositions! Although a radical player himself on the baritone sax, Gerry also added something strong to the 50s jazz catalog with his great tunes from the early days – gently modern numbers that slowly became standards over the years, thanks to respect from other players. The best of these tracks are showcased here – played by Mulligan with a sax section that includes Zoot Sims on alto and tenor, Al Cohn on tenor and baritone, Lee Konitz on alto, and Allan Eager on alto and tenor. Rhythm is by the piano-less section of Freddie Green on guitar, Henry Grimes on bass, and Dave Bailey on drums – and titles include "Venus De Milo", "Revelation", "Sextet", "Turnstyle", "Four & One More", "Crazy Day", and "Disc Jockey Jump". CD also features 4 bonus tracks, too! CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Gerry Mulligan Songbook Vol 1 ... LP 6.99

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Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan Songbook Vol 1 ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1957. Good ... $6.99
Gerry Mulligan meets up with a great array of 50s modernists here – in specially setting dedicated to all Mulligan-penned compositions! Although a radical player himself on the baritone sax, Gerry also added something strong to the 50s jazz catalog with his great tunes from the early days – gently modern numbers that slowly became standards over the years, thanks to respect from other players. The best of these tracks are showcased here – played by Mulligan with a sax section that includes Zoot Sims on alto and tenor, Al Cohn on tenor and baritone, Lee Konitz on alto, and Allan Eager on alto and tenor. Rhythm is by the piano-less section of Freddie Green on guitar, Henry Grimes on bass, and Dave Bailey on drums – and titles include "Venus De Milo", "Revelation", "Sextet", "Turnstyle", "Four & One More", "Crazy Day", and "Disc Jockey Jump". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label World Pacific pressing with deep groove. Vinyl plays with occasional crackles and faint surface noise. Cover has wide clear tape holding the seams, discoloration from age, and a vintage shop sticker on back.)
Also available Gerry Mulligan Songbook (with bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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Gerry MulliganLine For Lyons/Carioca ... 78 RPM
Fantasy, 1953. Near Mint- ... $24.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Dark maroon label pressing.)

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Gerry MulliganLittle Big Horn ... LP
GRP, 1983. Near Mint- ... $2.99
As close as Gerry Mulligan ever came to cutting an album of funky jazz – an electric-tinged set recorded with arrangements by Dave Grusin, who also plays electric piano on the set, which makes for an odd, but surprisingly pleasing contrast with Gerry's baritone. Tracks are long with smooth funk approach – and titles include "Little Big Horn", "Under A Star", "Sun On Stairs", and "Another Kind Of Sunday". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has minimal wear.)

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Gerry MulliganMainstream Of Jazz ... CD
EmArcy/Universal (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $13.99
Gerry Mulligan's still far from the mainstream of jazz on this sweet little set – a great date that expands nicely from the mellower styles of the Pacific Jazz years – expanding the group a bit, with some really great results! In addition to Mulligan's usual baritone sax, Gerry also plays a bit of piano on one track – reconciling himself with the instrument, and using it in surprisingly soulful ways. Other players include Zoot Sims on tenor, Bob Brookmeyer on trombone, either Don Ferrara or Jon Eardley on trumpet, and Dave Bailey on drums. Tracks are long and nicely open – a bit less tightly arranged than some of Mulligan's work on Pacific Jazz – and titles include "Lollypop", "Igloo", "Blue At The Roots", "Elevation", and "Mainstream". CD

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Gerry MulliganProfile Of Gerry Mulligan ... LP
Mercury, 1955. Very Good ... $9.99
A pretty obscure session by Gerry – recorded in 1955, and featuring Jon Eardly on trumpet, Zoot Sims on tenor, and Bob Brookmeyer on trombone. Gerry actually plays a bit of piano, in addition to his usual baritone – and the set bubbles with a lightly swinging, slightly modern feel that's nice and clean. Titles include "Makin Whoopee", "Demanton", "La Plus Que Lente", and a pretty great "Duke Ellington Medley". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear in one corner, but is very nice overall – and record is nice and clean.)

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Gerry Mulligan & Chet BakerMulligan/Baker ... LP
Prestige, 1950s/Mid 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
2LP set released in the 70's featuring work from both of these West Coast giants. The first half focuses on recordings of Gerry Mulligan working with a strong early group – Chet Baker on trumpet, Chico Hamilton on drums, and Carson Smith on bass – on 4 tracks recorded in San Francisco, and 4 others recorded slightly later in LA. The tunes are short, piano-less, and have that fluid 50s Mulligan groove – and titles include "Turnstile", "Limelight", "Carioca", "Bark For Barksdale", and "Line For Lyons". Also included are recordings that feature Gerry's own group – an ensemble that features Nick Travis on trumpet, Allen Eager on tenor, and George Wallington on piano – on all original Mulligan titles that include "Ide's Side", "Bweebida Bobbida", "Kaper", "Funhouse", and "Mulligan's Too". The second half of this set contains material recorded for Prestige by Chet Baker in 1964. Baker plays fluegelhorn, and he's backed by a fairly soulful combo that includes George Coleman on tenor, Kirk Lightsey on piano, Herman Wright on bass, and Roy Brooks on drums. The set grooves in a way that few other Chet Baker albums do, which is something you might expect from a record that has tracks with titles like "Go Go", "Bevan Beeps", and "Rearin' Back". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gerry Mulligan & Paul DesmondGerry Mulligan/Paul Desmond Quartet (aka Gerry Mulligan Meets Paul Desmond) ... LP
Verve, 1957. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A really great pairing – and a rare non-Brubeck Paul Desmond session from the 50s! Gerry Mulligan and Desmond weave laidback lines around each other, working here in a pianoless quartet that features Dave Bailey on drums and Joe Benjamin on bass – very much a Mulligan-inspired approach, and one that lets Desmond's alto get even more open-ended and willowy! The sound of both players is great, and titles include "Blues In Time", "Standstill", "Line For Lyons", and "Fall Out". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Verve Records Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear, discoloration from age, and a 4 inch split in the top seam.)

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Gerry Mulligan Quartet/Chubby Jackson Big BandGerry Mulligan Quartet/Chubby Jackson Big Band ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, 1950/1952/1953. Used ... $3.99
Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, Chet Baker on trumpet, Carson Smith on bass, and Chico Hamilton on drums. Chubby Jackson Big Band with Chubby Jackson on bass, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, Howard McGhee, Al Porcino and Don Ferrara on trumpets, JJ Johnson and Kai Winding on trombones, Zoot Sims and Georgie Auld on tenor saxes, Charlie Kennedy on alto sax, Tony Aless on piano, and Don Lamond on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Gerry Mulligan with Scott HamiltonSoft Lights & Sweet Music – Gerry Mulligan Meets Scott Hamilton ... LP
Concord, 1986. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A lot nicer than you might think – very well-conceived, with some originals by Mulligan, too! With Mulligan on baritone, Hamilton on tenor, Mike Renzi on piano, Jay Leonhart on bass, and Grady Tate on drums. Titles include "Gone", "Soft Lights & Sweet Music", "Noblesse", and "Ghosts". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bumped corner.)

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✨✧ Stan Getz/Gerry Mulligan/Wardell Gray/Dave Lambert/Benny Green/Allen EagerYesterday (aka Look At Yesterday) ... LP
Mainstream, Late 40s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rare work from the earliest years of bebop – an album that brings together material that was originally issued as 78rpm recordings on the Sittin In With label! These sides are a great complement to better-known material on labels like Prestige and Savoy from the time – as they feature formative performances by artists who'd go on to shape modern jazz in the postwar years – already sounding pretty revolutionary here! The album features early performances by Stan Getz on tenor with Jimmy Raney on guitar and Al Haig on piano – on titles "As I Live In Bop", "Diaper Pin", and "Interlude In Bebop"; Paul Quinichette plays tenor with Freddie Green on guitar and Kenny Drew on piano – on "Sleepy Time Gal" and "Birdland Jump"; Wardell Gray blows tenor with Al Haig on piano, on "Stoned"; and the set even features vocal tracks – Jimmy Raney duetting with Terry Swope on "Talk A Little Bop" and "In A Little Spanish Town" – and a pre-LHR vocal group with Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart, and Blossom Dearie – on "Hot Halvah" and "In The Merry Land Of Bop". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue. Cover has light wear and aging, a Roulette sticker in front, and a name in marker in front and inside the gatefold.)

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✨✧ Lee Konitz & Gerry MulliganLee Konitz Plays With The Gerry Mulligan Quartet (180 gram pressing) ... LP
World Pacific/Blue Note, 1953. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A set that's noteworthy not just for the presence of alto saxophonist Lee Konitz, and for the leadership of baritonist Gerry Mulligan – but a record that also features the great Chet Baker on trumpet, working here as part of a trio of musicians who were really helping transform the sound of jazz in the early 50s! And maybe most noteworthy in the set is the lack of any piano at all – a strategy of Mulligan's at the time, but used in a way that also echoes some of Lee's sublime quartet sessions of the mid 50s too – and a nice setting for Chet, as he has plenty of space to open up and craft those magical notes of his youth! The rest of the group features Larry Bunker on drums, and either Carson Smith or Joe Mondragon on bass – and material was recorded partly live, and partly in the studio – with titles that include "Broadway", "Sextet", "Almost Like Being In Love", "Too Marvelous For Words", "Lover Man", "I'll Remember April", and "All The Things You Are". LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the excellent Blue Note Tone Poet series!)

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✨✧ Gerry MulliganDream A Little Dream ... CD
Telarc, 1994. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, Ted Rosenthal on piano, Dean Johnson on bass, and Ron Vincent on drums. CD

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✨✧ Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan Quartet In Concert – Previously Unreleased Concert Performances ... CD
Pablo/Fantasy, 1957/1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two previously-unissued live sets from Gerry Mulligan – both quartet dates with the leader on baritone sax – and featuring Bob Brookmeyer on trombone, Bill Crow or Joe Benjamin on bass, and Donald Bailey or Gus Johnson on drums! CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Gerry MulliganIn Paris Vol 1 ... CD
Vogue, 1954. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Gerry Mulligan on bariont sax, Bob Brookmeyer on valve trombone, Red Mitchell on bass, and Frank Isola on drums. Tracks include "Bark For Barksdale", "Motel/Utter Chaos", "Walkin' Shoes", "Bernie's Tune", and "Five Brothers" – 14 tracks total. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gerry MulliganJazz Combo From I Want To Live! ... LP
United Artists, 1958. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
This is the small combo recording of tracks from the legendary jazz score to I Want To Live! Although not featured that prominently in the film, the band of Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Bud Shank, and others were a pretty tight little group – even though it was strange to see this west coast whitebread group playing in scenes of jazz/crime/evil. The record's a nice one, though, and features some of the livelier playing you'll hear from the players. Tracks are long, and titles include "Black Nightgown", "Night Watch", and the raging "Theme From I Want To Live". LP, Vinyl record album
(Light blue label stereo pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a cosmetic sleeve mark on Side 1. Cover has minimal wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Gerry MulliganJeru ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pretty great little album – and very different than Gerry Mulligan's regular sides from the time! The session was originally produced as part of the sessions for the short-lived Jazztime label in the early 60s – and was produced by Dave Bailey with a soulful undercurrent that's quite similar to his own sessions from the period. Gerry's really shaking free of the "cool" cliches for the record – working with a deeply grooving rhythm section that includes Bailey on drums, Ben Tucker on bass, and Tommy Flanagan on piano – making a key return of piano to a Gerry Mulligan session! Alec Dorsey's also in the group on conga – adding a nice little extra kick to a few of the best tunes on the set – and Gerry himself is playing baritone with a style that's as fluid as on his freer-floating 50s recordings, but which also hits more of a rolling sort of tenor groove! Titles include "Get Out Of Town", "Blue Boy", "Capricious", "Here I'll Stay", and "Inside Impromptu". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gerry MulliganLive In Stockholm 1957 ... CD
Moon (Italy), 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax and piano – with Bob Brookmeyer on trombone, Joe Benjamin on bass, and Dave Bailey on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gerry Mulligan & Chet BakerBest Of The Gerry Mulligan Quartet With Chet Baker ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1952/1953/1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax and Chet Baker on trumpet joined by Bobby Whitlock, Carson Smith and Henry Grimes on bass, and Chico Hamilton, Larry Bunker, and Dave Bailey on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gerry Mulligan & Chet BakerCarnegie Hall Concert Volume 2 ... LP
CTI, 1974. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A surprisingly wonderful 70s meeting between Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker – recorded live, with sweet electric touches from CTI – in a style that shouldn't work so well, but which really comes off great! The approach is simple – Mulligan and Baker solo in a manner that's a bit like their 50s work, but which also unfolds more than usual with backing from a group that includes Bob James on electric piano, Ron Carter on bass, John Scofield on guitar, and Harvey Mason on drums. Tracks are long, with lots of space – hanging in a beautiful balance between electric and acoustic sounds. Titles include "It's Sandy At The Beach", "Bernie's Tune", "K-4 Pacific" and "There Will Never Be Another You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label with Van Gelder stamp pressing. Aside from a remnant of an old price sticker and a spot of gloss separation, this is a great copy!)

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✨✧ Gerry Mulligan/Jimmy WitherspoonGerry Mulligan & Jimmy Witherspoon (aka At The Renaissance) ... LP
Hi Fi/Joker (Italy), Late 50s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue rim label pressing. Label has some faded marker. Cover has some wear and aging, lightly bent corners, and some marker in back.)

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✨✧ Gerry Mulligan/Stan Getz/Paul DesmondMulligan & Getz & Desmond ... LP
Verve, 1958. Very Good+ 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A Verve 80s twofer that combines Gerry Mulligan's sides with Stan Getz and Paul Desmond for the label onto one double album set. Mulligan's pairing with Getz is a great combo, with his baritone work cut nicely by Getz's wispy alto – making for a combination of horns that yeilds some wonderful moments that opens both players up more than usual for the time. Titles include "Anything Goes", "Ballad", and "That Old Feeling" – and the rhythm section features Lou Levy, Stan Levey, and Ray Brown. The second set finds Mulligan and Desmond weaving laidback lines around each other in a pianoless quartet that features Dave Bailey on drums and Joe Benjamin on bass. The album features some great blowing by Desmond, icy tone firmly in place, and pushing Mulligan past some of the easy moments that he could often fall into on other sessions. Titles include "Blues In Time", "Standstill", "Line For Lyons", and "Fall Out". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear and lightly bent corners.)

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✨✧ Thelonious Monk & Gerry MulliganMulligan Meets Monk ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
An unlikely pair, but a great one here – and the record's one of those few magical moments where bringing together unusual partners actually works! Mulligan's cool hardly seems a match for Monk's angular modernism, but together the players seem to strike a middle ground that resonates with the strength of both – a sound that cuts a bit more edge on Gerry's normally smooth baritone, and which still lets Monk's keys flow into wonderful twists and turns. Rhythm is by the great bassist Wilbur Ware and drummer Shadow Wilson – and titles include the Monk classics "Straight No Chaser", "Rhythm A Ning", "Round Midnight", and "I Mean You" – plus a version of Mulligan's "Decidedly". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan & Concert Jazz Band – Live In Paris 1960 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
Rare work from a very unique chapter in the career of baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan – his larger Concert Jazz Band – an ensemble that really helped flesh out some of the ideas he'd explored previously with smaller combos! The group recorded a few albums for Verve in the early 60s, but this 3CD package presents never-heard performances recorded in Paris during the same time – very fitting, given that the "concert" in the group's name was a reference to their ability to improvise amidst structure – of which you'll hear plenty here, with a lineup that includes Zoot Sims on tenor and Bob Brookmeyer on valve trombone. The tracks are very well-recorded, and many are quite long – with titles that include "Blueport", "Utter Chaos", "Spring Is Sprung", "Five Brothers", "Black Nightgown", "Eighteen Carrots For Rabbit", "Out Of This World", "I'm Gonna Go Fishin", "Apple Core", and "Barbara's Theme". CD

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✨✧ Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan & The Concert Jazz Band – En Concert Olympia 19 Novembre 1960 ... CD
Europe 1 (France), Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
The set's a tight affair with great solo work from a larger group of players – which includes Don Ferrara and Conte Candoli on trumpet, Bob Brookmeyer on valve trombone, Willie Dennis and Alan Raph on trombone, Bob Donovan and Gene Quill on alto, Jim Reider and Zoot Sims on tenor, Buddy Clark on bass and Mel Lewis on drums. A real triumph! Titles include "You Took Advantage Of Me", "Black Nightgown", "Body And Soul", "Barbara's Theme", "Apple Core", "Out Of This World", "Go Home", "I'm Gonna Go Fishing", "Blueport" and more! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gerry MulliganMainstream Of Jazz ... LP
EmArcy, 1956. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
Gerry Mulligan's still far from the mainstream of jazz on this sweet little set – a great date that expands nicely from the mellower styles of the Pacific Jazz years – expanding the group a bit, with some really great results! In addition to Mulligan's usual baritone sax, Gerry also plays a bit of piano on one track – reconciling himself with the instrument, and using it in surprisingly soulful ways. Other players include Zoot Sims on tenor, Bob Brookmeyer on trombone, either Don Ferrara or Jon Eardley on trumpet, and Dave Bailey on drums. Tracks are long and nicely open – a bit less tightly arranged than some of Mulligan's work on Pacific Jazz – and titles include "Lollypop", "Igloo", "Blue At The Roots", "Elevation", and "Mainstream". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Mercury pressing. Cover has a 4 inch split in the top seam and is lightly stained at the bottom 3 inches, with some wrinkling and separation in front, and some stuck-on paper in back.)
Also available Mainstream Of Jazz ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Gerry Mulligan QuartetReunion With Chet Baker ... LP
World Pacific, 1957. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Late 50's session in which Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker try to recreate the sound that made them a legend on the West Coast in the first place. Cool breezy renditions of a number of standards, held down by the drumming of Dave Bailey and the bass of Henry Grimes, which is a nice treat on an album like this! Titles include "Reunion", "Travelin Light", "Surrey With The Fringe On Top", and "Stardust". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & silver label stereo Pacific Jazz pressing. Cover has some aging and surface wear.)

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✨✧ Gerry Mulligan/Lee KonitzRevelation ... LP
Blue Note, Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A great little 2LP set – and a near-definitive release of recordings made by Gerry Mulligan and Lee Konitz, along with players like Zoot Sims, Allan Eager, and Al Cohn during the early 50s in LA. Some of the sides are studio sets, others are recorded live, and all seem to have a freeness that's rare for both of the players at the time. The sets are a bit loose, but in a good way, one that has the normally controlled Mulligan and Konitz opening up more in a jam session mode, especially on the longer tracks. Titles include "Disc Jockey Jump", "Crazy Day", "Sextet I", "Revelation", "Four & One More", "Turnstile", and "All The Things You Are". Great notes, too! LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape!)

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✨✧ Miles Davis/Stan Getz/Lee Konitz/Gerry MulliganConception ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1951. Used ... Out Of Stock
Excellent early modern material – pulled together from the earlier years of Prestige, and packaged here with an excellent 50s abstract cover! Titles include "Ezzthetic", "Odjenar", "Yesterdays", and "Hibeck" by Lee Konitz with Miles Davis and others; "Conception" and "My Old Flame" by Sonny Rollins with Walter Bishop and others; "Intoit" and "Prezervation" by Stan Getz; and "I May Be Wrong" and "So What" by Gerry Mulligan. CD

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Gene KrupaGene Krupa Plays Gerry Mulligan Arrangements ... CD
Verve, 1958. Used ... $3.99
Gene Krupa and Gerry Mulligan – hardly a pairing that we would have thought of – but one that works surprisingly well here, and which showcases Mulligan's increasing fascination for larger group settings! The album features Gene on drums with a set of players that include Kai Winding, Urbie Green, Phil Woods, Hank Jones, and Barry Galbraith – but the real star of the set is Gerry, who's not playing here, but conducting the larger group of jazz players through charts that are all his own, and which display the same love of fluid ensemble horn parts that he used in his own smaller combo work. There's a lot more brass in the mix than you'd usually get from Gerry – which gives the album a bit more of a Krupa kick – and Gene also gets some nice space to show himself on drums. Titles include "Yardbird Suite", "Margie", "Bird House", "The Way Of All Flesh", "Disk Jockey Jump", "Birds Of A Feather", and "Mulligan Stew". CD
(Out of print.)

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Gene KrupaSecond Big Band Sound Of Gene Krupa (aka Gene Krupa Plays Gerry Mulligan Arrangements) ... LP
Verve, 1958. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Gene Krupa and Gerry Mulligan – hardly a pairing that we would have thought of – but one that works surprisingly well here, and which showcases Mulligan's increasing fascination for larger group settings! The album features Gene on drums with a set of players that include Kai Winding, Urbie Green, Phil Woods, Hank Jones, and Barry Galbraith – but the real star of the set is Gerry, who's not playing here, but conducting the larger group of jazz players through charts that are all his own, and which display the same love of fluid ensemble horn parts that he used in his own smaller combo work. There's a lot more brass in the mix than you'd usually get from Gerry – which gives the album a bit more of a Krupa kick – and Gene also gets some nice space to show himself on drums. Titles include "Yardbird Suite", "Margie", "Bird House", "The Way Of All Flesh", "Disk Jockey Jump", "Birds Of A Feather", and "Mulligan Stew". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s UK issue.)

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Claude ThornhillClaude Thornhill & His Orchestra Play The Great Jazz Arrrangements Of Gerry Mulligan (7-inch) ... 7-inch
Trend, Early 50s. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $5.99
With Ray Norman and Dave Figg on tenor, Dick Sherman on trumpet, Gene Quill on alto, and Ralph Aldridge on clarinet. Titles include "Jeru", "Rose Of The Rio Grande", "Five Brothers", and "Poor Little Rich Girl". 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In nice shape!)

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✨✧ Elliot LawrenceElliot Lawrence Plays Gerry Mulligan Arrangements ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, 1955. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pretty hip set of big band arrangements – very much along the lines of early 50s Stan Kenton, with a tight swing, but a nicely modern undercurrent as well! The arrangements, as the title indicates, are all by Gerry Mulligan – and in addition to the piano of Elliot Lawrence, players include Al Cohn and Hal McKusick on saxes, Nick Travis on trumpet, Eddie Bert and Paul Sheldon on trombones, Buddy Saunders on bass, and Don Lamond on drums – all players with a great ear for mixing up tightness on the heads, and a more laidback groove during the solo moments. Tracks are short and angularly arranged – and titles include "But Not For Me", "Happy Hooligan", "My Silent Love", "Mullenium", and "Bweebida Bwobbida". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)
 
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Manny AlbamJazz Greats Of Our Time Vol 1 ... LP
Coral, 1957. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A great large group project from arranger Manny Albam – one that teams him up with "jazz greats" of the east coast scene, in a really hard-swinging set of tracks that showcase some wonderful solo work! Manny's working here with a set of players who are well-chosen for their ability to work strongly in an ensemble, yet also break out with strong solo work when the moment comes – and the lineup includes Gerry Mulligan, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bob Brookmeyer, and Art Farmer – with rhythm by the trio of Hank Jones, Milt Hinton, and Osie Johnson. The tracks are long, with more room for soloing than usual on this sort of album – and nearly all of them are originals by Manny. Titles include "Minor Matters", "Blues From Neither Coast", and "Latined Fracture". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono maroon label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging, with some splitting in the top seam.)

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✨✧ Dave BrubeckWe're All Together Again For The First Time ... CD
Atlantic, 1973. Used ... $8.99
Kind of a meeting of two different generations of Dave Brubeck – as the group here features Paul Desmond's alto sax, a key force in Dave's early recordings – and the baritone sax of Gerry Mulligan, a player who'd worked often with Brubeck in the late 60s and early 70s! The blend of horns is really amazing, and the live recording really moves past other obvious Brubeck modes – showing Dave's whole new conception after the breakup of the original quartet – and his willingness to open into new rhythms, and even freer modes of expression. Mulligan's baritone is wonderfully powerful – coming across here with a depth that we'd hardly have expected a few years before – and rhythm is from Jack Six on bass and Alan Dawson on drums, both players who also add to the transformation of the Brubeck groove. Titles include "Koto Song", "Unfinished Woman", "Truth", "Take Five", and "Rotterdam Blues". CD
Also available We're All Together Again For The First Time ... LP 19.99

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Dave BrubeckYoung Lions & Old Tigers ... CD
Telarc, 1995. Used ... $3.99
Features a long list of guest musicians including Roy Hargrove, Jon Hendricks, Joe Lovano, Gerry Mulligan, Joshua Redman, Christian McBride and George Shearing. CD

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Miles DavisBirth Of The Cool ... CD
Capitol, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $1.99
Legendary early work from trumpeter Miles Davis – late 40s sessions for Capitol Records that are completely different than the bop material he was cutting with Charlie Parker and on his own! Instead, these sides have Miles working with a complex, more arranged style – built up with a young Gil Evans, in a mode that prefaces the later famous recordings the pair would make in the late 50s for Columbia. Here, the tracks are shorter, but beautifully blend bop ideas with fuller arrangements – and Davis blows alongside other key young modernists in a variety of larger groups – with work from Lee Konitz on alto, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, JJ Johnson and Kai Winding on trombones, Al Haig and John Lewis on piano, and Kenny Clarke and Max Roach on drums. Mulligan contributed plenty, too – his ideas on an overall sound definitely helped shape these sides – and the record's go on to legendary status – even though it's very different than most other Miles Davis from the time. Titles include "Godchild", "Jeru", "Move", "Venus De Milo", "Budo", and "Deception". CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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Miles DavisBirth Of The Cool (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Capitol, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $1.99
Legendary early work from trumpeter Miles Davis – late 40s sessions for Capitol Records that are completely different than the bop material he was cutting with Charlie Parker and on his own! Instead, these sides have Miles working with a complex, more arranged style – built up with a young Gil Evans, in a mode that prefaces the later famous recordings the pair would make in the late 50s for Columbia. Here, the tracks are shorter, but beautifully blend bop ideas with fuller arrangements – and Davis blows alongside other key young modernists in a variety of larger groups – with work from Lee Konitz on alto, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, JJ Johnson and Kai Winding on trombones, Al Haig and John Lewis on piano, and Kenny Clarke and Max Roach on drums. Mulligan contributed plenty, too – his ideas on an overall sound definitely helped shape these sides – and the record's go on to legendary status – even though it's very different than most other Miles Davis from the time. Titles include "Godchild", "Jeru", "Move", "Venus De Milo", "Budo", and "Deception". CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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Miles DavisBoplicity/Israel ... 78 RPM
Capitol, Late 40s. Very Good ... $43.99
Featuring Lee Konitz on alto sax, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, Nelson Boyd on bass and LA Salaam (Kenny Clarke) on drums. 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Miles DavisComplete Birth Of The Cool ... LP
Capitol, Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Legendary early work from trumpeter Miles Davis – late 40s sessions for Capitol Records that are completely different than the bop material he was cutting with Charlie Parker and on his own! Instead, these sides have Miles working with a complex, more arranged style – built up with a young Gil Evans, in a mode that prefaces the later famous recordings the pair would make in the late 50s for Columbia. Here, the tracks are shorter, but beautifully blend bop ideas with fuller arrangements – and Davis blows alongside other key young modernists in a variety of larger groups – with work from Lee Konitz on alto, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, JJ Johnson and Kai Winding on trombones, Al Haig and John Lewis on piano, and Kenny Clarke and Max Roach on drums. Mulligan contributed plenty, too – his ideas on an overall sound definitely helped shape these sides – and the record's go on to legendary status – even though it's very different than most other Miles Davis from the time. Titles include "Godchild", "Jeru", "Move", "Venus De Milo", "Budo", and "Deception". This 70s repackaging bills itself as the complete sessions, but adds only one more track, the standard "Darn That Dream", and has a different cover image than the original LP. LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Miles DavisFrom Cool To Bop – The Anthology ... CD
Stardust, 1948/1949. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
Featuring Gerry Mulligan, Max Roach, Tadd Dameron, John Lewis, and Lee Konitz. CD
(Out of print.)

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Miles Davis & His Tuba Band/Lennie TristanoWhy Do I Love You – Rare Broadcasts 1947 to 1948 ... CD
Natasha Imports, Late 40s. Used ... $6.99
Notable sidemen include Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, Lee Konitz and Charlie Parker on alto, Bill Barber on tuba, John Lewis on piano, and Max Roach on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonNewport 1958 ... LP
Columbia, 1958. Near Mint- ... $43.99
Duke Ellington at Newport and in the studio – in a set of tracks recorded both live and away from the concert – but with a really unified feel overall! Duke's group here is in fine fine form – with key late 50s players who include Johnny Hodges on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, and Cootie Williams, Clark Terry, and Cat Anderson on trumpets – plus a guest appearance by Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax! A few tunes stretch out nicely with that mix of complicated modernism and all-out swing that Duke was bringing to the table at the time – and although initially aimed at the popular festival crowd of the time, the album's got more than enough depth to please fans of his other 50s classics on Columbia. Titles include "Juniflip", "El Gato", "Just Scratchin The Surface", "Princes Blue", "Multicolored Blue", "Happy Reunion", and "Jazz Festival Jazz". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has light surface wear, some aging, and a 3 inch split in the bottom seam.)

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Lars GullinLars Gullin Vol 1 – With Chet Baker – 1955/1956 ... CD
Dragon (Sweden), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
The first entry in this wonderful series that documents the early genius of baritone saxophonist Lars Gullin – a player on the Swedish scene of the postwar years, but one who also got plenty of attention on our shores – thanks to key issues of his records by Emarcy/Mercury in the 50s! Lars has a wonderful tone on his instrument – and is one of a handful of players in his generation who were taking the instrument away from larger ensembles, and using it as a setting for sublime solo work in small groups – a quality that puts Gullin right alongside American greats of the time on the instrument, like Gerry Mulligan, Pepper Adams, or Serge Chaloff! Lars is probably more like the latter two here – swinging with some nice bop inclinations – on tracks recorded with a number of different combos, including four that have trumpeter Chet Baker joining in with Gullin. Titles include "Cool Blues", "Lars Meets Jeff", "Igloo", "Danny's Dream", "All Of Me", "Ma", "Perntz", "Lover Man", "Brash", "Fedja", and "I'll Remember April". CD

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Chubby JacksonSextet & Big Band ... LP
Prestige, 1947/1950. Sealed ... $6.99
With his sextet from 1947 with Conte Candoli on trumpet, Emmett Carls on tenor, Tony Aless on piano, Billy Bauer on guitar, and Mel Zelnick on drums; and with big band in 1950 with Howard McGhee, Al Porcino, and Don Ferrara on trumpet; JJ Johnson and Kai Winding on tronbone; Zoot Sims and Georgie Auld on tenor; Charlie Kennedy on alto; Gerry Mulligan on baritone; Tony Aless on piano; and Don Lamond on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, lightly shopworn with a Stereo sticker. Cover is faded a bit at the top right edge, with the shrink partially cracked.)

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Jay McShannBig Apple Bash ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1979. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
A much groovier record than you might expect – hardly the older-styled jazz session normally associated with Jay McShann, and more of a wide-ranging session that brings in some great contemporary touches! The album's something of a celebration for Jay – and it features wonderful guest work from players who include Gerry Mulligan on baritone and soprano sax, Herbie Mann on flute and tenor sax, John Scofield on guitar, Doc Cheatham on trumpet, and Eddie Gomez on bass. A few tunes have an older Kansas City sort of swing, but others have a vamping groove that's really great – and these numbers really stand out in the set with some great solo moments. Titles include "Crazy Legs & Friday Strut", "Blue Feeling", "Jumpin The Blues", "Dickie's Dream", and "I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water". CD
Also available Big Apple Bash ... LP 2.99

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Jay McShannBig Apple Bash ... LP
Atlantic, 1979. Very Good ... $2.99
A much groovier record than you might expect – hardly the older-styled jazz session normally associated with Jay McShann, and more of a wide-ranging session that brings in some great contemporary touches! The album's something of a celebration for Jay – and it features wonderful guest work from players who include Gerry Mulligan on baritone and soprano sax, Herbie Mann on flute and tenor sax, John Scofield on guitar, Doc Cheatham on trumpet, and Eddie Gomez on bass. A few tunes have an older Kansas City sort of swing, but others have a vamping groove that's really great – and these numbers really stand out in the set with some great solo moments. Titles include "Crazy Legs & Friday Strut", "Blue Feeling", "Jumpin The Blues", "Dickie's Dream", and "I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a tracklist sticker, hype sticker, promo stamp, light wear, and a name in marker.)
Also available Big Apple Bash ... CD 6.99

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Collection 1941 to 1961 (4CD set) ... CD
Acrobat (UK), 1940s/1950s/Early 60s. Used 4 CDs ... $16.99
With performance by Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, Coleman Hawkins, Don Byas, Kenny Clarke, Milt Jackson, Clark Terry, Percy Heath, Zoot Sims, Gerry Mulligan, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach, Thad Jones, and Hat Lips Page. CD
(CDr pressing with full artwork.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Memorial Album – Classic Performances From His Prestige & Riverside Years 1952 to 1959 ... CD
Milestone, 1950s. Used ... $2.99
Features a variety of key Monk performances for Riverside Recordes – with tenor work from Sonny Rollins and Charlie Rouse, baritone from Pepper Adams and Gerry Mulligan, trombone from Eddie Bert, alto from Gigi Gryce, more tenor from Johnny Griffin, trumpet from Donald Byrd, bass from Wilbur Ware and Ahmed Abdul-Malik, and drums from Art Blakey and Art Taylor! CD
(Out of print.)

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Billy TaylorMy Fair Lady Loves Jazz (Impulse pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1957. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $7.99
A great take on the score to the hit show My Fair Lady – heard here in one of the best jazz interpretations from the time! Billy Taylor really gets a great setting for the music here – one that moves past the more familiar small group takes on the tunes, and features soaring large group backings arranged by a young Quincy Jones! Jones really knows how to keep things groovy, and free from cliche – allowing plenty of space for Taylor to step out in fluid solos in the frontline, but also featuring lots of great horn work from players that include Jimmy Cleveland on trombone, Don Elliott on Mellophone, Ernie Royal on trumpet, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, and Anthony Ortega on both alto and tenor! Titles include "Show Me", "Get Me To The Church On Time", "The Rain In Spain", "With A Little Bit Of Luck", and "On The Street Where You Live". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label ABC/Impulse pressing. Cover has a name in marker, a cut corner, and light wear. Label has a name in marker.)

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VariousBe Our Guest ... LP
GNP, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A killer sampler from GNP – with work by Charlie Ventura, Buddy DeFranco, Gerry Mulligan, Dizzy Gillespie, Lyle Murphy, Max Roach and Clifford Brown, Lionel Hampton, Rene Touzet, Corky Hale, Marty Paich, Billy Daniels, and Frank Morgan. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam, light wear and aging, sticker spot, and a Saf-T-Seal at the opening.)

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VariousLux & Ivy Dig Crime Jazz – Film Noir Grooves & Dangerous Liaisons ... CD
Righteous (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 20.99
Classic work from a time when the soundtrack scene turned heavily to jazz music – when both American and European directors moved away from using larger orchestrations, and focused instead on smaller combos and strong soloists who really gave the music a heck of a lot of feeling! The work here is mostly from a generation that's a bit beyond the years of film noir – mostly crime and thrillers that took strong advantage of jazz for more dramatic and action-based scenes – in ways that also gave a lot of showcase to some of the players and composers working in and around LA in the 50s. The tracks here are maybe a bit less obscure than some of the other Lux & Ivy collections – more from albums than singles, including a few that offer up covers of original recordings – 24 titles that include "After Sunset" by Frankie Ortega, "A Quiet Gass" and "Touch Of Evil" by Henry Mancini, "Harlem Nocturne" by Warren Barker, "MacDougal Street Special" by Elmer Bernstein, "Floozie" by Alex North, "Experiment In Terror" by Kai Winding, "Dragnet" by Ray Anthony, "Two Hour Honeymoon" by Paul Hampton, and "End Title" by Gerry Mulligan. CD

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✨✧ Chet BakerPacific Jazz Years (4CD set) ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1950s. Used 4 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic small group material from Chet Baker – 49 tracks, all recorded in the mid 50s for the excellent Pacific Jazz label – with help from Art Pepper on alto, Gerry Mulligan on baritone, and Russ Freeman and Bobby Timmons on piano! CD
(CONDITION NOTE – Disc 1 has some marks that cause skips on tracks 16 & 17. Does not include outer box or booklet.)

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✨✧ Helmut Brandt ComboBerlin Calling ... CD
Sonorama (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Bold bass saxophone sounds from the overlooked Helmut Brand – a German player of the postwar years, and one with a sense of tone and texture to rival that of Gerry Mulligan at his west coast best! The work here is all previously unreleased, but shows Brand as one of the key reed innovators of the German scene at the time – right up there with the experiments of Hans Koller, especially in the way that Helmut can work fresh tones in with a strong sense of soul and swing! Many of these cuts feature trumpeter Conny Jackel joining in the frontline – folding his horn in with Brand's to create a cool wash of color – and a few other numbers feature Helmut alone as the lead soloist in a quartet, one with Roland Kovac on piano and Kenny Clarke on drums. Titles include "Bami", "Nordlicht", "Yesterdays", "Salute To Lars Gullin", "Love For Sale", "Berlin Calling", and "Sum". CD

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✨✧ Paul DesmondPaul Desmond Quintet/Quartet (Desmond/Paul Desmond Quartet Featuring Don Elliott) ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A key look at the early career of alto genius Paul Desmond – work recorded in the 50s away from the company of Dave Brubeck – a real rarity for the time! The first 8 tracks on the set are from the unique Desmond album – a session that features 4 tracks with Paul in a quintet with Dick Collins on trumpet and Dave Van Kriedt on tenor sax – working without a piano, and in a fluid-grooving style that recalls a lot of the Gerry Mulligan style of the time. The other 4 tracks from the set are even more unique – and have Desmond blowing dreamily over a "with voices" chorus – done with the Bill Bates singers in a style that's warmer than similar work by Charlie Parker, and which really points the way towards some of the Desmond solo genius of the 60s. The remaining 8 tracks on the set are from the Paul Desmond Quartet With Don Elliott – and a gem of a set that sounds quite different than even the other two on the set! The group's a quartet, playing again with no piano – and features Don Elliott on trumpet, Norman Bates (Joe from the Brubeck group) on bass, and Joe Chevrolet (aka Joe Doge, also from Brubeck) on drums – all swinging in an airy mode that's kind of a cross between Desmond's work with the Brubeck group, and some of Gerry Mulligan's early 50s recordings. Titles include "A Watchman's Carroll", "Jazzabelle", "Look For The Silver Lining", "Sacre Blues", and "Line For Lyons". CD

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✨✧ Paul DesmondTwo Of A Mind/Glad To Be Unhappy ... CD
RCA/Collectables, 1962/1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two albums of dreamy jazz from the great Paul Desmond – who at this point was turning into a very formidable player away from his old mentor, Dave Brubeck! Two Of A Mind features Desmond's alto next to the warm baritone of Gerry Mulligan – in a cool pairing that's made even better by the lack of piano work on the record. Titles include "All The Things You Are", "Two Of A Mind", "Out Of Nowhere", and "Blight Of The Fumble Bee". Glad To Be Unhappy is one of a number of excellent RCA albums that puts Desmond in the company of guitarist Jim Hall – a wonderful player whose spare cool tone was a perfect match for Desmond's alto. Again, the group has no pianist – and tracks include "Angel Eyes", "Stranger In Town", "Taste Of Honey", and "Any Other Time". CD

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisRamsey Lewis & His Gentle-Men Of Swing ... LP
Argo, Late 50s. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the first albums that Ramsey recorded for Argo in the late 50s – and one of his most striking, as well! The album starts, oddly, with a version of "Carmen" – and one that features percussive work that almost sounds like prepared piano, but which must have been something strang cooked up by drummer Red Holt! From that strange start, the whole thing opens up with equal oddities – really percussive playing by Ramsey on piano, and loads of nice touches on rhythm by Holt and bassist Eldee Young. The whole thing's a masterpiece of the mixture of exotic and soulful playing that Lewis was known for – and the set includes some great originals like "Dee's New Blues", "Fantasia For Drums", and "Tres" – plus versions of Gerry Mulligan's "Limelight" and Russ Freeman's "The Wind". LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, with a mostly split top seam, and split bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Sergio MendesIn Person At El Matador/Pele/Sergio Mendes' Favorite Things ... CD
Atlantic/Collectables, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
3 different Sergio Mendes albums on 2 CDs! In Person At El Matador is a live one by Sergio Mendes, recorded with Wanda De Sah and Rosinha De Valenca, in the years before he formed the Brasil '66 group that recorded on A&M. The record's a nice batch of bossa jazz tracks – and it features some instrumentals with Sergio and a tight group, plus a few vocal tracks by the ladies. The set's got a nice groove, and is much more like Sergio's earlier bossa stuff that was on Capitol in the US, and Philips in Brazil. Tracks include "Tem Do De Mim", "Noa Noa", "Caminho De Casa", and "Arrastao". Hard to find in the original, and nice to have on reissue! Pele is a nice soundtrack that features Sergio Mendes' score to a film that starred football great Pele, made at the height of his career! The music's got the range of sounds that you'd expect from a soundtrack – with some mellow cuts, and some more uptempo ones, but the mix is great, and the sound is nice and Braziliany, with some good electric moments. Pele sings vocals on one version of the title cut "My World Is A Ball", and Gerry Mulligan solos on another version of it. Cuts include "Big City", "Sadness of Goodbye", and "Na Bahia". Sergio Mendes' Favorite Things is a very very groovy instrumental album by one of the giants of the bossa nova era! The album has Sergio Mendes in more of a jazz setting than his Brasil '66 LPs, with lots of nice electric grooves and keyboard lines, plus some driving orchestral backing. The set includes a stunning version of "Ponteio" – plus other Brazilian groovers like "A Banda", "Veleiro", and "Tempo Feliz". There's also a few tracks of U.S. pop stuff like "I Say a Little Prayer" and "Comin' Home Baby", done with a nice bossa groove to them. Dave Grusin did the arrangements, and the sound is nice nice nice! 34 cuts in all! CD
(Still sealed. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Michel Legrand & CoLe Jazz Grand (Original Master Recording) ... LP
Mobile Fidelity/Gryphon, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A wonderful session of straight jazz work by Michel Legrand – a larger group outing that's one of the few albums he ever cut in this style! The set has all the warmth and imagination of Legrand's best jazzy soundtrack work – strong themes, bold statements, and a sense of personal investment that comes through even in a larger ensemble – yet the work here is also delivered with even more freedom for solo work than Legrand's film scores, with plenty of longer exploratory passages that showcase the takents of key soloists like Gerry Mulligan, Phil Woods, and Jon Faddis. Most of the album's first side features an extended track suite entitled "Southern Routes" played by a big band – and side two features shorter titles played by a septet, with titles that include "La Pasionaria", "Malagan Stew", "Iberia Nova", and "Basquette". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the inserts. Cover has a bumped corner and small split at the top seam.)

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✨✧ VariousCore Of Jazz – Bottled By MGM ... LP
MGM, 1950s/1960s/1970s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Includes selections by Charlie Parker, Bill Evans, Wes Montgomery, Gerry Mulligan, Phil Woods, Kenny Burrell, Cal Tjader, Johnny Hodges, Oscar Peterson, and Herbie Mann! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and a name blacked out in marker on the back.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkArt Of The Ballad ... CD
Prestige, Late 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
It says Prestige on the label, but almost all of these tracks actually come from the Riverside catalogue. The set includes a nice selection of tracks recorded with John Coltrane, Gerry Mulligan, and Art Blakey – plus some wonderful solo material too! CD
(Out of print.)
 
 
 



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