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Inner CityBig Fun (Magic Juan mix, Duane Bradley mix, 12'' remix, kick the pump mix) ... 12-inch
Virgin, 1988. Very Good+ ... $6.99
4 mixes of this classic bit of Detroit Techno – going over the top, into the mainstream, thanks to the lasting genius of Kevin Saunderson! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Virgin sleeve.)

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✨✧ Inner City SymphonyDisco Magic ... LP
Midland, 1976. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gil EvansLittle Wing – The Gil Evans Orchestra Live In Germany (Inner City) ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Gil Evans plays some sweet electric piano – and leads a group with Terumasa Hino on trumpet, Lew Soloff on trumpet and piccolo trumpet, George Adams on tenor and flute, and Gerry Niewood on soprano sax and flute! LP, Vinyl record album

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SkyySkyy – The Salsoul Albums (Skyy/Skyyway/Skyyport/Skyy Line/Skyylight/Inner City/bonus tracks) (4CD set) ... CD
Salsoul/Robinsongs (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 4CD ... $34.99 44.99
The near-complete Salsoul recordings of Skyy – the funky club combo headed by Randy Muller after his work with BT Express and Brass Construction! With Skyy, Muller honed his groove even more than before – creating a really tight focus on bass-heavy bottoms, and focusing all instruments in the group into a solidly soaring sound that showed that funk was alive and well on the dancefloor – even well into the disco years! This massively overstuffed 4CD package features all the titles from Skyy's 7 albums from Salsoul – plus bonus tracks from 12" singles too! Set features great notes, and the full albums Skyy, Skyyway, Skyyport, Skylline, Skyyjammer, Skyllight, and Inner City – and bonus cuts include "First Time Around (12" version)", "Skyyzoo (12" version)", "Let's Celebrate (12" version)", "Call Me (7" version)", "Bad Boy (12" version)", and "Because Of You (JM after session M&M mix)". CD

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Lennie TristanoDescent Into The Maelstrom (Inner City) ... LP
Inner City, 1950s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Rare material from the great Lennie Tristano – a host of tracks that sit perfectly with his two landmark albums for Atlantic Records – and which maybe even push the envelope a bit more as well! The material is all from the 50s and early 60s – and is pulled together here in an excellent album that originally appeared on the Japanese market, then got wider circulation – really helping fill in the picture of Tristano's talents, which were often sadly under-represented on record. Highlights include a beautiful solo piece based on an Edgar Allen Poe story – "Descent Into The Maelstrom" – plus the lovely "Dram Paris 1965" and "Image Paris 1965" – plus three more tracks from a 1961 rehearsal, and trio titles with either Sonny Dallas or Peter Ind on bass, and Roy Haynes or Nick Stabulas on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, but looks great overall.)

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Grover Washington JrInner City Blues ... CD
Kudu/Motown, 1971. Used ... $9.99
Sweet funky jazz from Grover Washington – an early standout session from his classic years on Kudu Records, put together with hip arrangements from the mighty Bob James! The record's got the same spacious sense of grooving as James' first few for CTI – a style that's funky fusion, but a bit more laidback than most – not nearly as jamming, and with almost as much focus on lean rhythms as on key solos from the players in the group! Most tracks have a long, open sort of feel – and in addition to alto and tenor from Grover, other instrumentation includes organ from Richard Tee, guitar from Eric Gale, drums from Idris Muhammad, percussion from Airto, and electric piano from Bob James himself. Titles include versions of "Mercy Mercy Me", "Ain't No Sunshine/Theme From Man & Boy", "Until It's Time For You To Go", and "Inner City Blues". CD
(1995 MoJazz Classics edition.)
Also available Inner City Blues ... LP 16.99

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Grover Washington JrInner City Blues ... LP
Kudu, 1972. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Sweet funky jazz from Grover Washington – an early standout session from his classic years on Kudu Records, put together with hip arrangements from the mighty Bob James! The record's got the same spacious sense of grooving as James' first few for CTI – a style that's funky fusion, but a bit more laidback than most – not nearly as jamming, and with almost as much focus on lean rhythms as on key solos from the players in the group! Most tracks have a long, open sort of feel – and in addition to alto and tenor from Grover, other instrumentation includes organ from Richard Tee, guitar from Eric Gale, drums from Idris Muhammad, percussion from Airto, and electric piano from Bob James himself. Titles include versions of "Mercy Mercy Me", "Ain't No Sunshine/Theme From Man & Boy", "Until It's Time For You To Go", and "Inner City Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Van Gelder stamp. A nice copy.)
Also available Inner City Blues ... CD 9.99

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VariousInner City Blues – The Music Of Marvin Gaye ... CD
Motown, 1995. Used ... $4.99
Features Nona Gaye, Boyz II Men, Stevie Wonder, Sounds Of Blackness, Bono, Neneh Cherry, Madonna with Massive Attack, Lisa Stansfield, Speech and Digable Planets. CD
(Out of print and sealed.)

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VariousKev Beadle Presents The Best Of Inner City Records (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Inner City/BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 27.99
An overdue look at the great range of sounds that came from Inner City Records at the end of the 70s – a hip American indie with a strong specialty in soulful fusion, hip vocalists, and a range of other great styles too – all brought together here by London DJ Kev Beadle! Inner City's often a bit overlooked – as the label flourished most strongly in the years after some of the better-known soulful imprints of the 70s – and the label always had a great ear for new sounds, fresh ideas, and the kind of compelling global elements that often led them to license key tracks from overseas, and bring them to the US market. This collection's heavy on singers – the kind of cool, underground jazz vocalists that Inner City captured so well – and it's also got a nice mix of funky fusion, modal numbers, and spiritual currents – on titles that include "The Other World" by Judy Roberts, "Hunt Up Wind" by Hiroshi Fukumura, "Vera Cruz" by Helen Merrill, "Lucky Southern" by Tom Lellis, "Quickie Nirvana" by Kellis Ethridge, "Samba De La Cruz" by Terumasa Hino, "So High" by Janet Lawson, "The Samba" by Jeff Lorber, "Return Of The Prodigal Son" by Joe Lee Wilson, "Shenkansen" by Urszula Dudziak, "To An Elfin Princess" by Charlie Mariano, "Pandora" by Carlos Franzetti, and "Jennine" by Eddie Jefferson. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Great Jazz TrioGreat Jazz Trio At The Village Vanguard (Inner City) ... LP
East Wind/Inner City, 1977. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wonderful live set from the legendary Great Jazz Trio of Ron Carter, Tony Williams, and Hank Jones – one of the group's key Japanese albums of the 70s! As the title implies, the set was recorded live at the Village Vanguard – in a setting that has the trio stretching out even more than on their already-spacious studio sides of the time. Williams is especially nice on the record – light and free on the kit, and miles away from some of his fusion work of the 70s. Jones' tones are warm and soulful, and Carter's bass work is always a treat in a setting like this. The album features a great take on "Naima", plus the tracks "Moose The Mooche", "Favors", and "12+12" – all done in nice long versions. LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Lee Konitz & Red MitchellI Concentrate On You – A Tribute To Cole Porter (Inner City) ... LP
Inner City, 1974. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Duo recordings with Konitz on alto and Mitchell on bass and a bit of piano – on titles that include "I Love You", "Night & Day", "I Love Paris", "Love For Sale", and "It's All Right With Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Jackie McLeanGhetto Lullaby (Inner City) ... LP
Steeplechase/Inner City, 1976. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Jackie McLean's beautiful recordings for Steeplechase from the early 70's – a real return to basics that helped form the groundwork for his soulful playing of later years! This set features two long compositions by Billy Gault, the magical young pianist who graced some of McLean's best work – and although Billy's not actually playing on this session, his presence is more than felt on the excellent tunes "Mode For Jay Mac" and "Ghetto Lullaby". The set was recorded live, with backing by a European group that includes (then expat) Kenny Drew on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Alex Riel on drums – and other tracks include "Callin", "Jack's Tune", and "Where Is Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Inner City pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Jackie McLean & Dexter GordonSource Vol 2 (Inner City) ... LP
Inner City, 1973. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great meeting of two generations of jazz – and one that really blows the top off some of Dexter Gordon's other European sessions of the time! The setting here is definitely one that's more a Gordon-based date – long tracks with rhythm backing from a trio with Kenny Drew on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Alex Riel on drums. But unlike some of the other long-blown Gordon-heavy albums for the stretch, the presence of Jackie McLean really brings in a new sort of fire – the kind of soaring, soulful energy he brought to his own records in these immediate post-Blue Note years – almost a Coltrane influence, and a sense of spiritualism that really comes through on some of his solo moments – even in this relatively straight setting. Titles include "Half Nelson", "I Can't Get Started", "Another Hair-Do", and "Dexter Digs In". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, but looks nice overall.)

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✨✧ Jackie McLean & The Great Jazz TrioNew Wine In Old Bottles (Inner City) ... LP
East Wind/Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very apt title – as Jackie McLean sits in for a soulful session with the Great Jazz Trio of Hank Jones, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams – all "old bottles" at this point in their career, but working together beautifully to brew some very mellow "new wine"! The album's easily one of the best in the trio's run of the time – as Jackie's alto sax really helps flesh things out a bit more than usual – and moves the album past the trio sound of their other records. McLean gets plenty of space to do his thing on the longer tracks – and the piano of Jones, bass of Carter, and drums of Williams have a solid, soulful approach that's really wonderful. Titles include 2 McLean originals titled "Appointment In Ghana Again" and "Little Melonae Again", both remakes of older tunes – plus "Confirmation", "Bein Green", and "Round Midnight". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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✨✧ Gary AdkinsInner City Blues ... CD
C-Four, 1994. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Art Ensemble Of ChicagoCertain Blacks (Inner City pressing) ... LP
America/Inner City, 1970. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
One of our favorite albums ever by the Art Ensemble of Chicago – a key French session that captures the group at the height of their powers! The centerpiece of the album is the extended track "Certain Blacks (Do What They Wanna)" – done in a beautiful mix of politics and free group improvisation that come across with amazing power and clarity – making the piece one of the best translations of the Chicago AACM spirit to the European scene. Other tracks on the session include the soulfully spiritual number "One For Jarman", which captures the group at a uniquely laidback level – and the bluesy "Bye Bye Baby", which features one of the few pairings of the group with Chicago Beau and harmonica player Julio Finn. LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing – a nice copy! Back cover has a small bit of marker, but it's hard to see.)

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✨✧ Anthony BraxtonIn The Tradition Vol 1 (Inner City) ... LP
Steeplechase/Inner City, 1976. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Wonderful work from Anthony Braxton – an album that has him playing straight ahead jazz – but at a time when he was also making some of his most complex recordings of the 70s! The approach here is sublime – as Braxton's reputation has ears already anticipating some far-out playing, but then marvel at his restraint – his care for keeping alto and bass clarinet work inside a straight jazz tradition, yet always hinting at the modern inflections he can bring to his music! Tunes are almost all jazz standards, blown beautifully – with a tone that's crisp, cool, and very inviting – surprisingly soulful, and never cold at all – matched well with the rhythm trio of Tete Montoliu on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Albert Tootie Heath on drums. Titles include "Goodbye Porkpie Hat", "Ornithology", and "Marshmallow". LP, Vinyl record album
(US purple label pressing. Cover has light wear and yellowing from age, mostly in back.)

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✨✧ Booker Little & Booker ErvinSounds Of Inner City ... LP
TCB, 1960. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Reissue of a rare Teddy Charles album that also featured Booker Little and Booker Ervin. The album features the inventive vibist caught live in New York at a Metronome sponsored gig featuring Mingus alums Mal Waldron, Booker Ervin and Booker Little. The set includes one expansive Charles original, "Take Three Parts Jazz", a Little original "The Confined Few", Ervin's "Scoochie" and Waldron's "Cycles", along with a few standards. The music is fantastic, and is a mix of modernist modal themes with rich soul jazz playing. Ervin and Little are fantastic, and their sharp edgey sounds are a perfect contrast with Charles' moody vibes. Very little of Teddy Charles' work, which ranged from introspective avant garde pieces with Jimmy Giuffre to more swing based collaborations with Mingus, has been documented, this piece showcases his New Directions Quartet in a unique setting, with inspired guests. LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 70s orange label pressing. Cover is bent a bit at the top right corner.)

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✨✧ VariousBlaxploitation – Soul Jazz & Funk From The Inner City ... CD
GTV (UK), Early 70s. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
First volume in this series of classic soul, funk, and soundtrack cuts from the 70's. There's 24 tracks on 2 CDs, and the whole thing's a virtual primer to the genre. Cuts include "The Ghetto" by Donny Hathaway, "Woman Of The Ghetto" by Marlena Shaw, "2001" by Deodato, "Home is Where The Hatred Is" by Esther Phillips, "He's A Superstar" by Roy Ayers, "Summer In The City" by Quincy Jones, "For What it's Worth" by Sergio Mendes, "Straussmania" by Daniel Salinas, and lots lots more! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Terumasa HinoMay Dance (Inner City) ... LP
Inner City, 1977. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A surprisingly open-ended set from trumpeter Terumasa Hino – a set that's a really great balance between his freer sounds of the early 70s, and some of the warmer fusion modes he hit towards the end of the decade! Hino's working here with a trio of American players – John Scofield on guitar, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums – an especially tight rhythm section that really helps the record find its groove in the absence of any piano or keyboards. Some of the best tracks have a chunky feel to them – one that's almost funky, but a bit looser overall– and Hino's trumpet is well-blown, with a mix of bold notes and softer soulful elements. Tracks are all long, and titles include "Wind Blows Your Skin", "The Wild Lady", "Big Celebration", and "Free Land". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Booker Little & Booker ErvinSounds Of Inner City ... CD
Collectables, 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
Booker Little on trumpet and Booker Ervin on saxophone. CD

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✨✧ VariousJazz Legacy – Inner City (10LP Box Set) ... LP
Inner City, 1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s. Near Mint- 10LP Box Set ... Out Of Stock
10-LP set collecting volumes from Inner City's Jazz Legacy series – with classic recordings by Clifford Brown, Roy Eldridge, Johnny Hodges, Django Reinhardt, Zoot Sims, Mary Lou Williams, Milt Jackson & JJ Johnson, Sidney Bechet & Martial Solal, Buck Clayton, and Dizzy Gillespie. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousFirst Annual Inner-City Talent Expo ... LP
Numero, 1972. Sealed Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
With selections by Timeless Legend, Tippie Washington, Forbidden Blackness, Ira Allen, Ti-Fri, Young Underground, Wendy Harris, Spaded Jade, Final Analysis, Capris, Greg Foust, and Brother's Rap. LP, Vinyl record album
 
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✨✧ Terumasa HinoCity Connection ... LP
Inner City, 1979. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Smooth funky fusion from Terumasa Hino – an artist who's moving past the more freewheeling sounds of his early years – into a New York groove that really fits the taxi image on the cover! The set has Hino taking a page from some of his more electric contemporaries on the Japanese scene – working with American musicians, in a blend of soul and jazz that adds one more feather to Terumasa's very large musical cap! The album features arrangements and keyboard work from Leon Pendarvis, who did a lot of great uptempo soul in the 70s – plus some especially nice work from Harry Whitaker, who'd worked on some of Roy Ayers' best records – and overall, the sound is similar to Ayers' albums at the time – with a jazz base at the core, some tighter soul-based arrangements, and just a bit of vocals to warm up the sound. Titles include "Send Me Your Feelings", "Samba De La Cruz", "Hino's Reggae", "City Connection", and "Blue Smiles". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi and insert.)

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✨✧ Laurindo AlmeidaConcierto De Aranjuez ... LP
Inner City, 1979. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Guitarist Laurindo Almeida returns to a bit of his roots here – but he also shows off a lot of the jazz experience he's picked up along the way! The album features Almeida working solo on acoustic guitar – although possibly overdubbed alongside himself at times – and while the set begins with the serious title composition, things never get too much in the realm of classical guitar – and instead have Almeida skirting many different styles, including a bit of bossa guitar – and working with this uniquely echoey recording style that makes each note resonate with a richly expressive sound! Titles include "Cool Cat Keeps Coat On", "Holiday For Strings", "Songs From Black Orpheus", "The Summer Knows", and "Star Dust". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp & minimal wear.)

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Clifford BrownParis Collection Vol 1 ... LP
Inner City, 1953. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Clifford Brown in Paris – working here with some great help from Gigi Gryce! The first half of the album features material recorded with a largeish group led by Gryce – a really strong modernist ensemble that's a perfect showcase for the sparkling sort of arrangements that Gigi was penning at the time. Brown's trumpet is in the lead on most numbers – alongside other trumpeters who include Art Farmer and Quincy Jones – and players in the group also include Jimmy Cleveland on trombone, Gryce and Anthony Ortega on altos, Henri Bernard on tenor, and Henri Renaud on piano – on titles that include two takes of "Brown Skins" and "Keeping Up With Jonesy" – plus "Deltitnu". Remaining material is from a small group, a sextet co-led by Gryce and Brown – with Henri Renaud on piano, Pierre Michelot on bass, Jean-Louis Viale on drums, and guitarist Jimmy Gourley on about half the tracks. Titles include two takes on "Conception" and "All The Things You Are" – plus "I Cover The Waterfront" and "Goofin With Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Jazz Legacy pressing. Cover has a cut corner, some ringwear, and bumped corners.)

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Dexter GordonSwiss Nights Vol 1 ... LP
Steeplechase/Inner City, 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of a trio of fantastic performances recorded by tenor giant Dexter Gordon at the Zurich Jazz Festival in 1975 – a set that has him blowing with all that late-life brilliance he brought to his best European recordings of the time! Yet also, possibly because of the festival setting, there's a sharpness here that's a bit different than some of Gordon's small club live dates of the period – this great sense of energy that comes through right away, and which also seems to come from the rest of the group too – a quartet lineup that includes Kenny Drew on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Alex Riel on drums. Titles on this first volume include "Tenor Madness", "Wave", "You've Changed", and "Days Of Wine & Roses". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light edge wear, faint ring wear.)

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Al HaigPlays The Music Of Jerome Kern ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A lost slice of work from pianist Al Haig – and a great one too! The date was recorded at the start of the 80s, and features Haig's piano alongside the bass of Jamil Nasser – a frequent accompanist for most of the 70s, playing here with no drums at all for rhythm – which leaves lots of room for Al to open up on piano! The tunes are all Jerome Kern numbers, but often taken as relatively free vehicles for improvisation – still swinging nicely, thanks to Nasser's help – but often moving well past the straight melody, with a really fluid feel. Helen Merrill produced the record, and sings on a version of "They Didn't Believe Me" – but all other tracks are instrumental, and include "Dearly Beloved", "Yesterdays", "The Way You Look Tonight", "The Folks Who Live On The Hill", and "I'm Old Fashioned". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue. Cover has small corner bumps.)

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Roland HannaRoland Hanna Plays The Music Of Alec Wilder ... LP
Inner City, 1980. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Way more than just a set of tracks in the standard "songbook" mode – as Roland Hanna's touch on the keys really transforms the album's set of compositions by Alec Wilder! Hanna's playing solo here, and hitting some wonderfully fluid moments – pushing familiar tunes way past their usual limits, and taking things to some great new territory we hardly would have expected. There's a warmth to the record we really love, but a strong sense of energy too – an inherently rhythmic approach to the piano that's mixed in with Roland's sensitive notes and tones – sounding great on tracks that include "Ellen", "Mimosa & Me", "You're Free", "Moon & Sand", "The Star Wish", "While We're Young", and "I'll Be Around". And as an added bonus, Helen Merrill sings on a version of "Sounds Around The House". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ringwear, some edge wear, and bent corners.)

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Helen MerrillSomething Special (aka The Feeling Is Mutual) ... LP
Inner City, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A wonderfully moody session from Helen Merrill – and an obscure one too! The album was recorded in New York in 1965 – with pianist Dick Katz leading an off-beat group that featured Thad Jones on cornet, Jim Hall on guitar, Ron Carter on bass, and Pete LaRoca on drums – a combo that has equal talents for modern moments and more sensitive moods. The groove is much more fragmented than on some of Helen's earlier records for Mercury – with a jagged edge that works perfectly with her strangely detached style of presenting a lyric – a way of looking at familiar tunes almost from the outside, in ways that really come up with something new. Titles include "Baltimore Oriole", "Here's That Rainy Day", "Day Dream", "The Winter Of My Discontent", "What Is This Thing Called Love", and "Deep In A Dream". LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s issue. Cover has a cut corner, some ring and edge wear, and bumped corners.)

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New York Jazz QuartetBlues For Sarka ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A surprisingly wonderful album – even if these guys break our cardinal rule of jazz combos, which is never to put the name of your home city in place of the players in the group! The group's a quartet with Frank Wess on flute and tenor, Roland Hanna on piano, George Mraz on bass, and Grady Tate on drums – and the set was recorded live in Munich before a very enthusiastic crowd. The sum total of the players is way more than the parts – as all of them manage to really stretch out on the set, working through some long tunes that have a soulfulness and inspiration that's rare for Wess and Hanna especially. Includes the long funky groover "Smelly Jelly Belly" (hate that title!) – plus the cuts "Rodney Round Robin", "Blues For Sarka", and "All Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has some heavy wear and is bent at the top right corner.)

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✨✧ Bill O'ConnellSearching ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With Michael Willens on bass and Jeff Papez on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear, fading at the spine, and is heavily bent at the top right corner.)

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Niels Henning Orsted PedersenJaywalkin ... LP
Steeplechase/Inner City (Denmark), 1976. Near Mint- ... $24.99
With Philip Catherine on guitar, Ole Kock Hnasen on piano, and Billy Higgins on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(US purple label pressing on Inner City. Cover has light wear and a cut corner.)

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Django ReinhardtVersatile Giant ... LP
Inner City, Mid 30s/1940s/Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Includes mid 30s recordings with Delaunay's Jazz, mid 40s with Duke Ellington's orchestra, and early 50s at Club Saint Germain. LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s issue.)

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John ScofieldLive ... LP
Enja/Inner City, 1977. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
The young John Scofield is a player with an amazing command of chromes – this way of putting forth all these new changes in jazz, and really transforming the role of the guitar in the music with important 70s records like this! Scofield's part of a generation who maybe came to jazz while also very aware of the use of the instrument in rock – but he also never plays with any sound that's rock-based at all, unlike some of his electric contemporaries – and instead moves the instrument past some of the clean tonal modes of the early years of jazz guitar, into a fiercer, fuzzier mode – one that can be both sinister at times, and soulful at others. All tracks here are nice and long, and augmented by excellent work from Richie Beirach on piano, George Mraz on bass, and Joe LaBarbera on drums – on the titles "V", "Gray & Visceral", "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise", and "Leaving". LP, Vinyl record album
(German Enja pressing. Cover is stained and wavy from moisture.)

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Three (Joe Sample, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne)Three ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99 9.99
Quite possibly one of the most successful Japanese piano trio recordings of the 70s – a super-session performed by a group that includes Joe Sample on acoustic piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums! Given that Sample's best known during the era for his electric keys with the Crusaders (and on countless studio sessions), it's a real treat to hear him tickle the ivories in an acoustic way – and a genuine surprise to hear how strong his work is in such a format. Joe manages to swing the tunes with plenty of creative improvisation, but also keeps a strong focus on the groove too – making for an album that's got some of the rhythmic flourishes of the best work of the Oscar Peterson trio in later years, but with some of the added freedoms of the Japanese scene. Titles include "On Green Dolphin Street", "Round Midnight", "Funky Blues", "Manha Do Carnaval", "Yearnin", and "Satin Doll". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a bumped corner, a light trace of a sticker, and light wear.)
Also available Three ... CD 9.99

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Bennie WallaceLive At The Public Theater ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A beautiful live album from a time when saxophonist Bennie Wallace had a mighty nice edge – this raw, raspy quality that really shines through here – thanks to a stripped-down trio setting that features Eddie Gomez on bass and Dannie Richmond on drums! The album's a lot freer at times than some of the earlier tenor trio experiments – but Wallace can also change things up with effortless energy, and slide into a mellower, soulful ballad mode – something that Gomez is especially great at matching. If you only know some of Bennie's straighter work, you'll be quite surprised here – as the record will really prick up your ears to his talents – on titles that include "Blue Monk", "Head", "Broadside", and "In A Sentimental Mood". LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Cover has a Canadian distro sticker in back.)

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Joe Lee WilsonSecrets From The Sun ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Sealed ... $9.99 14.99
One of the hippest albums ever from singer Joe Lee Wilson – a righteous vocalist with a style we'd rank right up there with Leon Thomas or Andy Bey in the 70s! The album's got an easygoing vibe that's a nice change from some of Joe's other records – a quality that's never too forced, and which has Wilson sliding into the tunes wonderfully without any sort of gimmicks or tricks. His voice often has a nice crackle, which further underscores his instrument-inspired approach – and also makes the lyrics sound that much more wonderful too. The set was produced by Noah Howard, possibly in Paris – and it features a quartet with Bobby Few on piano, Steve Sax on saxes and flute, Jack Gregg on bass, and Al Levitt on drums. Includes the lovely originals "Dedicated To My Father", "Come & See", and "Secrets From The Sun" – plus a great take on Billy Gault's "Mode For Trane". LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cut corner.)

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Phil WoodsPhil Woods & His European Rhythm Machine (red cover) ... LP
Inner City, 1970. Near Mint- ... $9.99 11.99
An excellent album of funky electric jazz – and possibly the best one that Phil Woods cut with his European group! The quartet's a very hip group that's way hipper than its clunky name – with Gordon Beck on electric piano and organ, Daniel Humair on percussion and drums, and Henri Texier on bass, flute, and African percussion – all instrumentalists who dip heavily into the deep bag of their mighty talents for the date, helping to push Phil's music into some very cool new territory! The album cooks a lot harder than Woods' previous MGM date with the Rhythm Machine group in Europe – and has a really freewheeling vibe, and a sound that's almost outside at points. All tracks are long, with a modal electric approach that's very nice – and funky in the best parts – and titles include "Chromatic Banana", "Ultimate Choice", "The Last Page", and "The Day When The World". LP, Vinyl record album
(US Inner City pressing. Cover has a cut corner, light wear, and some aging on the back.)

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✨✧ Eddie JeffersonJazz Singer ... LP
Inner City, 1959/1961/1976. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rare work from Eddie Jefferson – cut between his early years on Prestige, and his revival on Riverside – work done for the Festival Records label, but best known in this hip 70s package put together by Inner City! The work here is a great precursor to Eddie's 60s comeback – and shows him really moving forward strongly, even on a tiny label – reworking his older vocal style with a hipper modern groove, and really reaching some new territory in the process. The tunes are awash in those charming tones and phrasings that always set Jefferson apart from the rest – and there's a few R&B undercurrents here, mixed in with the more familiar bop influences. Players are all great too – and include Johnny Coles or Howard McGee on trumpet, James Moody on tenor, Matthew Gee on trombone, Musa Kaleem on tenor and baritone, and Johnny Acea on piano. Babs Gonzalez and Honey Gordon get in a few licks on versions of "So What" and "Sister Sadie" – helping Eddie out with their hip vocal talents – and other tracks include "Memphis", "Baby Girl", "Sherry", "Body & Soul", and "Workshop". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Eddie JeffersonMain Man ... LP
Inner City, 1977. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of our favorite albums ever from Eddie Jefferson – one of the last sessions he ever recorded as a leader, and a stone cooker through and through! The arrangements here are by Slide Hampton, who hits a really soulful groove for the set – one that moves away from some of the more experimental modes of other Jefferson dates of the 70s, and hits a snapping, swinging style that moves Eddie back to his hippest modes of the 60s. Hampton plays trombone in the group, and other players include Charles Sullivan on trumpet, Richie Cole on alto, Junior Cook on tenor, Hamiet Bluiett on baritone, and Harold Mabern on piano and electric piano. Leon Thomas produced the record, and Joyce Lawson guests as the female voice on a remake of "Moody's Mood For Love". Other titles include a killer version of Duke Pearson's "Jeannine" that is probably worth the price of the album alone – and there's also "Benny's From Heaven" and "Freedom Jazz Dance", both of which are great, too – plus "Summertime", "Exactly Like You", and "Night Train". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Lee Konitz & Hal GalperWindows ... LP
Inner City, 1977. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great duets – Lee Konitz on alto and Hal Galper on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Jeff LorberSoft Space ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nothing too soft here – as this classic from the Jeff Lorber group of the late 70s is a sweet fusion set with lots of soulful edges, but never a watered-down approach! The groove's much different than you'd expect from Lorber's later work – and the album's got lots of nice edges in the mix, even when things are mellow – a stripped-down sense of instrumentation and production that's a great reminder of how strong jazz like this could be before smoother cliches crept in to smother it! Jeff plays acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes, moog, and Oberheim four voice – and the rest of the group keeps time with a lightly soulful bounce, and some nicely peppered solos on alto and flute. The album features guest work by Chick Corea and Joe Farrell – and titles include "The Samba", "Black Ice", "Curtains", "Soft Space", "Swing Funk", and "Proteus". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Judy RobertsOther World ... CD
Inner City, 1980. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweetly grooving vocals from Judy Roberts – a Chicago homegirl, but one with the warm sunny touches of the California scene of the late 70s! The record's got Judy working with a tight small combo – keyboards, bass, guitar, and percussion – grooving away in a sweet mode that works well with her vocals – almost bossa-inspired at points, but mostly with a soaring, open sort of quality that's almost a cross between some of the hip European singers of the 70s, and the best jazz vocal talents from the Bay Area. The album's got some nice electric remakes of tunes like "Senor Blues", "Round Midnight", and "Last Tango In Paris" – plus the tracks "The Other World", "The River Must Flow", "Rainbow In Your Eyes", and "No Turns". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Archie SheppSteam ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A later set from Archie Shepp and a real lost gem – quite different from his earlier works, especially the better known late 60s sessions – and a surprisingly nice album that runs through some truly excellent longer takes – filled with warmth and tenderness you wouldn't expect! Steam was recorded in early 1976, in a stripped down setting, with Cameron Brown on bass and Beaver Harris on drums. The group wonderfully rolls through Ellington's "Solitude", Shepp's "Steam", and the epic "A Message From Trane", a tremendous number written by the great Cal Massey – and Shepp plays both tenor and piano on the record. LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing.)

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✨✧ Ann BurtonNew York State Of Mind ... LP
Inner City, 1979. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Wonderfully laidback vocal work from Ann Burton – a richly talented singer who really sounds best in a setting like this! The album's got Burton working with a trio – Grady Tate on drums, Buster Williams on bass, and sweet acoustic and electric piano from Michael Renzi. Burton interprets the tunes here with a classic care that's rare for a vocalist of her generation. The set was actually is produced by Helen Merrill, which might account for an approach that works so sympathetically with warm vocals. Titles include "You Started Something", "All Too Soon", "Never Never Land", "Come In From The Rain", and "I Can Dream, Can't I?" LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Eric DolphyStockholm Sessions ... LP
Enja/Inner City, 1961. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Live European work by Eric Dolphy – caught in a setting that was often freer and more creative than his American recordings! The work on the set is pulled from 2 different sessions – one with a group that includes with Idrees Sulieman on trumpet, Jimmy Woode on bass, and Rune Ofwerman on piano; the other with no trumpet, just piano, bass, and drums session, with Woode on bass again. All titles are relatively long – with Dolphy playing a spiritual mix of flute, alto, and bass clarinet – and the tunes are a strong mix of originals and standards, with titles that include "Sorino", "Loss", "Ann", "Alone", and "Geewee". LP, Vinyl record album
(US Inner City pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Hiroshi FukumuraHunt Up Wind ... LP
Inner City/East Wind, 1978. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
One of the crowning classics of the 70s from Japanese trombonist Hiroshi Fukumura – easily one of the funkiest players on his instrument in the decade! Hiroshi's not only got a cool, compressed tone that works great with the electric vibe in the music – he's also got a strong sense of collaboration, which makes his performance here fit right in with a well-chosen group of all-star players – who also let Fukumura have plenty of solo space to himself. The combo is mostly American – with sweet Fender Rhodes from Don Grusin, guitar from Cornell Dupree, electric bass from Chuck Rainey, drums from Harvey Mason, and percussion from Paulinho DaCosta – about as rock-solid of a funky fusion rhythm combo as you could ever hope to have! The mighty Sadao Watanabe also joins in on alto and flute – and gets in some wonderful solos, too – on titles that include "Hunt Up Wind", "Pogo", "White Clouds", "Jango", and "Captain Caribe". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ Dexter GordonBouncin' With Dex ... LP
Inner City, 1975. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Rock-solid overseas work from the mighty Dexter Gordon – a studio set instead of one of his live dates from the Danish scene of the time – and a record that seems to have Dex coming across with even more focus and power than ever! The tracks are long, and his solos have this wonderful bite – driven strongly by work from Tete Montoliu on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – all moving sharply and tightly, with maybe an especially sharp crackle in the drums of Higgins, which really seems to energize even the mellower numbers! Titles include the great originals "Catalonian Nights" and "Benji's Bounce" – plus "Easy Living", "Four", and "Billie's Bounce". LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing. Cover has staining & waviness on the bottom half.)

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✨✧ Jimmy KnepperJimmy Knepper In LA ... LP
Inner City, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A unique later session from trombonist Jimmy Knepper – produced as a Japanese-only release in the 70s by saxophonist Lew Tabackin – who's also a key member of the group! Given that Knepper's best known for his sharp-toned sounds with Charles Mingus in previous decades, this later set is quite a revelation – as it shows a fuller, rounder side of Jimmy's talents – still with a great deal of feeling on the trombone, but in ways that are often more fluid, lyrical, and personal. The group's a hip quintet with Tabackin on both tenor and flute, Roger Kellaway on piano, Monty Budwig on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums – and the tunes include some driving Knepper originals, "The Masher" and "Bertha The Dragoness" – plus moody takes on "All The Things You Are", "Yesterdays", and "My Old Flame". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small corner bump.)

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✨✧ Jean Pierre Mas & Cesarius AlvimRue De Lourmel (US pressing) ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
Duo recordings with Jean Pierre Mas on piano and Cesarius Alvim on bass. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a corner cut.)

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✨✧ Ken McIntyreHome (US pressing) ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful little album that's as sparely evocative as its title! Ken McIntyre's playing a wonderful Dolphy-inspired assortment of reeds that include alto sax, flute, oboe, and bassoon – working with a quartet that includes Jaki Byard on piano, Reggie Workman on bass, and Andrei Strobert on drums. The tracks are short, with a focus on simple melodies and rhythmic conceptions – delivered by McIntyre with a tone that's immediately captivating, very much in the spirit of the few straighter moments we've heard from Kalaparusha at the time. All tracks are original, with a very fresh feel – and titles include "Undulation", "Cousin Emma", "Charlotte", "Amy", "Sea Train", "Home", and "Kheil". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Helen MerrillChasin The Bird ... LP
Inner City, 1979. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A nice late 70s set from Helen Merrill, with wonderfully spare accompaniment that really puts her vocals center stage – almost a return to the best mode of the landmark 50s recordings that first got her noticed! The group features some standout work from jazz musicians who include Dick Katz on piano, Joe Puma on guitar, and Pepper Adams on baritone sax – and Helen's still sounding great at this later point in her career, with her relaxed, coolly delivered vocals floating nicely above the group's crisp backing. Titles include "It Ain't Necessarily So", "Embraceable You", "I Can't Be Bothered Now", 'Summertime", "I Got Rhythm", "I Loves You Porgy", "My One And Only", and "Someone To Watch Over Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Japanese Trio pressing, with obi and insert.)

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✨✧ Cecil TaylorDark To Themselves ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
One of Cecil Taylor's most spiritual sessions of the 70s – a live set recorded in Yugoslavia in 1976, and done with this really open sound, but one that comes as much from the horns as it does from Cecil's piano! In fact, we might well say that the horns are the best attraction here – as the record features strong tenor from a young David S Ware – as well as trumpet from Raphe Malik and alto from Jimmy Lyons – who all spin out with freewheeling creativity, alongside Taylor's bold lines on piano, and the drums of Marc Edwards. As with other Taylor albums of the time, the set's built around one long performance – of a tune entitled "Streams & Chorus Of Seed" – put together in a way that have the horns layering over one another, building up sound next to Taylor's free piano improvisations – then taking off on their own! Extremely spirited work – and a great showcase for the young Ware! LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing. Cover has a bit of pen in back.)

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✨✧ Lucky ThompsonLucky Thompson (with Gerard Pochonet, 1956) ... LP
Inner City, 1956. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Great Parisian recordings from Lucky Thompson – cool cuts from the mid 50s, done with the combo of drummer Gerard Pochonet! The sound here is great – in that although Lucky's blowing tenor, he's already showing signs of some of the phrasing he'd pick up more on soprano sax – kind of a light, clean tone that's really great. Players include Martial Solal on piano, Pierre Michelot on bass, Michel Hausser on vibes, and Jean Pierre Sasson on guitar – and the LP features 12 titles that include "Undecided", "Tenderly", "But Not For Me", "Indian Summer", "You Go To My Head", "I Cover The Waterfront", and "East Of The Sun". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Jazz Legacy pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Sadao Watanabe with The Great Jazz TrioBird Of Paradise ... LP
Inner City, 1980. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic album from saxophonist Sadao Watanabe – and one that stands at a real back-to-basics effort at a time when he was often recording in a more electric mode! The set has Sadao on alto, playing with the Great Jazz Trio of Hank Jones on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums – a superb rhythm group who really help return Watanabe to the early bop roots of his youth – but with a tremendous tone that shows all the new sounds he was able to bring out of the alto sax during his more experimental years! The core trio are wonderful, too – every bit as great here as on their own excellent albums of the period – and obviously, Jones gets in some strong solos too – but we're almost even more in love with the work of Carter and Williams. Titles include "Donna Lee", "Star Eyes" "If I Should Lose You", "KC Blues", "Bird Of Paradise", and "Dexterity". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a trace of a sticker.)

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✨✧ Sadao Watanabe with the Great Jazz TrioI'm Old Fashioned ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
A surprising title – given that Sadao Watanabe was really stretching out a lot in the early 70s – but a fitting one too, as the set's a nice back-to-basics date from the amazing Japanese saxophonist! Sadao's working here with the Great Jazz Trio of Hank Jones on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums – a swingingly solid combo who really make things cook, even in a small space – sounding almost better here when topped by Watanabe's sharp-edged alto lines than on their own albums of the time! Sadao also plays a bit of flute, which is really a treat – and titles include "Confirmation", "Episode", "Gary", "3:10 Blues", "Chelsea Bridge", and "One For C". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl plays with a click on two tracks on side 1. Cover has some edge & ring wear.)

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✨✧ Pepper AdamsJulian ... LP
Enja/Inner City, 1975. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Genius work from Pepper Adams – one of those players we sometimes forget about, then drop the needle on a record like this and fall in love with his music all over again! Adams blows baritone sax like nobody else – with a sensitivity that you'd normally hear on tenor, and a mix of modes that should have made him one of the most respected saxophonists of his generation – something that maybe didn't happen because of his unusual horn! Yet although big, there's nothing heavy about the way Pepper handles his horn – as you'll hear especially on the few ballads – and as usual for Adams, his choice of a group is great too – a sharp lineup with Walter Norris on piano, George Mraz on bass, and Makaya Ntshoko on drums. Titles include "Julian", "Ad Astra", "Jirge", "Spacemaker", and "Three & One". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Otis BlackwellThese Are My Songs ... CD
Inner City, 1977. Used ... Out Of Stock
Otis Blackwell takes back his songs – providing his own new versions of tunes that were recorded famously by a host of rock, pop, and R&B artists back in the 50s! The 70s session is definitely done as part of the generation that was "giving back" to the roots of rock and roll – and Blackwell's performance here is possibly more tilted towards the rockers in the room than the R&B fans, given the used of heavy guitar on the record, and the cleaner style of production. Still, as a revivalist set, it's got plenty to offer – and Blackwell working with a small combo for backing, and sounding a bit Elvis-like at times – no surprise, given that Otis was supposedly a big influence on Presley. Titles include "All Shook Up", "Fever", "Daddy Rollin Stone", "Great Balls Of Fire", "Don't Be Cruel", "Searchin", "Hey Little Girl", and "Handy Man". CD

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✨✧ Eddie Lockjaw DavisSwingin Till The Girls Come Home ... LP
Steeplechase/Inner City, 1976. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A European session, with Davis on tenor, Thomas Clausen on piano, Bo Steif on bass, and Alex Riel on drums. Titles include "Locks", "Wave", "Bye Bye Blackbird", and "Out Of Nowhere". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gil EvansBlues In Orbit (aka Gil Evans) ... LP
Inner City, 1969/1971. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
A great record – and on that hardly ever shows up on the radar screen of Gil's career! The session was recorded with a very hip group that includes Billy Harper on tenor and flute, Elvin Jones and Alphonze Mouzon on drums, Joe Beck on electric guitar, and Herb Bushler on Fender bass. The sound is a bit electric, but is touched with Evans' far-reaching arranging style, so that it lapses into none of the cliches you might expect. Harper is a treat, as always, and he offers up the original composition "Thoroughbred", one of the nicest on the record. "Blues In Orbit", "Variation On The Misery", "Proclamation", and "Spaced". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tommy FlanaganTommy Flanagan Plays The Music Of Harold Arlen ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
An obscure 70s trio session from pianist Tommy Flanagan – and one that really gets at the full depths of his lyrical talents on the keys! As the title implies, the session features Tommy working through a host of Harold Arlen standards – all familiar numbers, but performed here with a fluid grace that's completely sublime – a gentle soul that almost has echoes of some of the later work of Bill Evans, but a bit more of a sense of presence overall. The trio features George Mraz on bass and Connie Kay on drums – but many passages just have Flanagan's piano gliding along on its own, magically setting the pace for the tunes before the rhythm even comes into the mix. Helen Merrill guests on vocals on a version of "Last Night When We Were Young" – and other tunes include "Out Of This World", "Sleepin Bee", "Ill Wind", "My Shining Hour", and "Get Happy". Produced by Helen Merrill, too! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Hal GalperReach Out ... LP
Inner City, 1977. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
One of the few 70s sessions that features Hal Galper working with horns – in this case the Brecker Brothers, who really add a nice degree of fire to the set! Rhythm is by Wayne Dockery on bass and Billy Hart on drums – and Hal's playing acoustic piano, giving the album lots of warm tones and a sweet mellow feel overall. Titles include "Waiting For Chet", "Children Of The Night", "Spidit", and "Reach Out". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Great Jazz TrioKindness Joy Love & Happiness ... LP
Inner City, 1977. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
The title's a wonderful one – given the warmth and great spirit of this legendary trio – a near-perfect assemblage of the talents of Hank Jones on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums! Both Carter and Williams help Hank to hit the hipper side of his talents for the 70s – and together, they work as one – with a well-rounded, well-crafted style that's a great testament to the group's strong appeal at the time. Titles include "Freedom Jazz Dance", "A Child Is Born", "Mr PC", "All Blues", and "Doom". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Johnny GriffinLive In Tokyo ... LP
Inner City, 1977. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of the most hard-burning Johnny Griffin records of the 70s – a cooking live se recorded in Tokyo, with energy that's much more freewheeling and open than his studio records of the time! The tracks are all quite long, and move with a quickly-expressive quality that's totally great – that fast-thinking tenor solo mode that Griff first forged back in Chicago, getting some great support here from a group that includes Horace Parlan on piano, Mads Vinding on bass, and Art Taylor on drums. The interplay of the rhythm section really opens up the long tracks to plenty of creative exploration – and titles include "When We Were One", "All The Things You Are", "Wee", "The Man I Love", and "Soft & Furry". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Nancy HarrowTwo's Company ... LP
Inner City, 1984. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Accompanied by Jack Wilkins. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ernie KrivdaAlchemist ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Musical alchemy from Erkie Krivda – one of the reedman's best sets from the 70s, and a record that's full of open-ended lines! Krivda plays tenor, soprano sax, and flute – often in a freewheeling style that certainly draws influence from the fusion generation, but which has an acoustic setting here – in a group that features Gil Goldstein on piano, Eddie Gomez on bass, Bob Moses on drums, and Ray Mantilla on percussion. With a rhythm section that solid, you can bet that the record's got a bold sort of energy – one that really seems to push Krivda's reeds nicely, even on some of the mellower tracks. Titles include "Valse Macabre", "Tzigine", "Husar", "Tears On A Golden Arm", and "Nocturnal Carnival". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tete MontoliuMusic For Perla ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Solo piano recordings by Montoliu, with titles that include "Yesterdays", "Here's That Rainy Day", "Imagination", "Have You Met Miss Jones?", "I Feel All Alone", "Circe", "Apartment 512", and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ James MoodyIn The Beginning ... LP
Inner City, 1949. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Maybe not the very beginning of James Moody's career – but definitely some tracks from the early years, recorded overseas in 1949 – with material done both in Paris and Zurich! Some tracks are under Moody's leadership, and some under the name of Max Roach – and Moody blows tenor on almost all numbers, save for two which have him dropping out in favor of Kenny Dorham's trumpet. Other players include Al Haig on piano, Trummie Young on trumpet, Red Allen on alto, and Tommy Potter on bass – and most numbers have that sharp-edged, slightly modern tinge that marked Moody's famous early years. Titles include "Moody & Soul", "Monday Blues", "Maximum", "Tomorrow", "Baby Sis", "Prince Albert", and "Just Moody". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Shunzo OhnoQuarter Moon ... LP
Inner City, 1979. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
One of the best Japanese trumpeters of the 70s – heard here in a great set of fusion that mixes his solo talents with a whole host of great American players too! The set was recorded in Electric Lady at the end of the 70s – and also features some great tenor and soprano sax from Carter Jefferson, keyboards from Kenny Kirkland, bass from Marcus Miller, and piano from Onaje Allan Gumbs – all working at a level that's almost tighter and more funky than most of their other records of the time! Ohno also plays a bit of mini moog next to his trumpet – giving some cuts an added electric punch – and a few spots feature work from a vocal trio with Vivian Cherry and Ullanda McCullough too. Titles include "The Dawn", "Quarter Moon", "In The Sky", "Jeff", and "Fatback". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sun RaLive at Montreux ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of Sun Ra's best non-Saturn live sets of the 70s – a nice little record that shows the group mixing it up with equal parts avant garde and straight ahead jazz, all handled in that ever-growing large group style that made them a real force to be reckoned with in a concert setting! The album was recorded during the 1976 Montreux Jazz Festival, and has a bit more focus and polish than some of the other Arkestra live material from the time – a mature, coherent sound that almost points the way towards some of their work to come in the 80s – when Ra and the group were finally reaching the wider audience they deserved. The set's a double-length one, and features players who include John Gilmore on tenor, Marshall Allen and Danny Davis on alto and flute, Pat Patrick on baritone, Ahmed Abdullah on trumpet, Craig Harris on trombone, and James Jackson on Ancient Egyptian Infinity drum – which is always a treat. Ra plays solar organ and moog, as well as piano – and titles include "Of The Other Tomorrow", "On Sound Infinity Spheres", "El Is The Sound Of Joy", "Gods Of The Thunder Realm", "Gods Of A Thunder Realm", "The House Of Eternal Being", and "Lights On a Satellite". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Judy RobertsNights In Brazil ... LP
Inner City, 1981. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A sweet set of vocal tracks from Judy Roberts – a mix of original tunes and a few covers, all done with a warm fusiony style, and plenty of Brazilian touches! Judy's at the height of her powers here – partly jazzy, partly in a songstress mode that's inspired by the advances that female singers made during the 70s – stretching out in the new freedoms, but never forgetting the lyric, or a need to swing. Includes a great remake of Ivan Lins' "Common Ground", plus the tracks "Two & A Half", "Country Samba", "Save That Time", "Nights In Brazil", "I Can't Help It", and "Starlight Haunted Ballroom". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John ScofieldRough House ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
John Scofield's the leader here – but at times, we almost think the record's the vision of pianist Hal Galper as much as it is the guitarist – as both their efforts leap from the grooves with a really wonderful sense of energy! Maybe part of the album's strength is the rhythm duo – as the great Stafford James is on bass, a player we always love, next to drummer Adam Nussbaum – who can also really take off, and keep things driving in ways that have Scofield moving with all these fast flourishes of sound – quickly spinning out those chromatic lines that made him such a distinct player in the 70s! Galper has a great sense of boldness – and titles include "Alter Fields", "Rough House", "Slow Elvin", "Triple Play", "Air Pakistan", and "Ailleron". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John StowellGolden Delicious ... LP
Inner City, 1977. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful little fusion set from guitarist John Stowell – one that dances along at a really breezy pace, thanks to a nice "bottom" from drummer Billy Hart and percussionist Dom Um Romao! Stowell's practically by himself at the top of the set – playing with amazing control of the strings, and a tone that has a warm bell-like quality. Claudio Roditi also plays a bit of trumpet on the session, and Jim McNeely's handling piano for the record. The best tracks are longish, with a sound that's not exactly fusion – but a nice mix of acoustic and electric modes that ring out with breezy freshness. Titles include "Loran Mirage", "Afterburn", "Banging The Silent Zero", "Festival Dance", and "In Repose". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lew TabackinDual Nature ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Lew Tabackin looks a bit stiff on the cover of this one (who wouldn't, in a tan polyester suit?) – but the record's a surprisingly hip date, and a great chance to hear Lew away from his 70s big band with Toshiko Akioshi! As the title and cover imply, the album features Tabackin's "dual nature" on reeds – with one side of flute performances, and another of tenor – both of which are surprisingly soulful. The flute work is somewhat sensitive, and beautifully done – almost poetic at points, and played with a style that's quite different than Lew's big band work. Group members include Don Friedman on piano, Bob Daughtery on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums and waterphone – a rhythm section that really matches the sensitivity of Tabackin's groove on the titles "Euteurpe", "Yellow Is Mellow", and "Out Of This World". The tenor work is a bit more hard-edged, almost boppish, but with a slightly more laidback feel – and titles include "No Dues Blues", "My Ideal", and a great take on "Russian Lullaby". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lew TabackinRites Of Pan ... LP
Inner City, 1979. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Man, Lew Tabackin looks pretty darn freaky on the cover image for this one – and although we're tempted to bill the record as his stag-like satyric fling away from his wife, Toshiko Akioshi is very much a key part of the session – contributing some wonderful songs and piano lines to the album's small combo groove! Lew plays flute throughout – blowing in these hauntingly snakey lines that are almost more in the spirit of music by cats like Chris Hinze or Jeremy Steig, than Tabackin's usual groove with his big band – a great change from the usual, recorded here with Toshiko on piano, Shelly Manne on drums, and either John Heard or Bob Daugherty on bass. Titles include "Rites Of Pan", "Autumn Sea", "Be Bop", "Jitterbug Waltz", "Elusive Dream", and "Night Nymph". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Larry Vuckovich with Bobby HutchersonBlue Balkan – Then & Now ... CD
Inner City/Tetrachord Music, 1980/2001. Used ... Out Of Stock
With some great vibes and marimba from Bobby Hutcherson! CD

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✨✧ Teddi King with Dave McKennaThis Is New – Teddi King Sings Ira Gershwin ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A very laidback little album from Teddi King – a set that mostly features Teddi singing with only piano accompaniment from Dave McKenna, and which also features a few solo tracks by Dave as well! Teddi's voice has changed a bit since the 50s – but in a good way, with a bit more human qualities amidst the trademark trills – especially in the company of McKenna's thoughtfully crafted piano lines. The titles are all Gershwin tunes, taken at a very relaxed pace – and tracks include "Soon", "Long Ago & Far Away", "Here's What I'm Here For", "Isn't It A Pity", "My Ship", "How Long Has This Been Going On", and "But Not For Me". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lee Konitz & Hal GalperWindows ... CD
Inner City, 1977. Used ... Out Of Stock
Great duets – Lee Konitz on alto and Hal Galper on piano! CD

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✨✧ Sun RaLive at Montreux ... CD
Inner City, 1976. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
One of Sun Ra's best non-Saturn live sets of the 70s – a nice little record that shows the group mixing it up with equal parts avant garde and straight ahead jazz, all handled in that ever-growing large group style that made them a real force to be reckoned with in a concert setting! The album was recorded during the 1976 Montreux Jazz Festival, and has a bit more focus and polish than some of the other Arkestra live material from the time – a mature, coherent sound that almost points the way towards some of their work to come in the 80s – when Ra and the group were finally reaching the wider audience they deserved. The set's a double-length one, and features players who include John Gilmore on tenor, Marshall Allen and Danny Davis on alto and flute, Pat Patrick on baritone, Ahmed Abdullah on trumpet, Craig Harris on trombone, and James Jackson on Ancient Egyptian Infinity drum – which is always a treat. Ra plays solar organ and moog, as well as piano – and titles include "Of The Other Tomorrow", "On Sound Infinity Spheres", "El Is The Sound Of Joy", "Gods Of The Thunder Realm", "Gods Of A Thunder Realm", "The House Of Eternal Being", and "Lights On a Satellite". CD

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✨✧ Judy RobertsJudy Roberts Band (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Solid/Inner City (Japan), 1979. Used ... Out Of Stock
The important first album by singer Judy Roberts – an excellent jazz talent with a sound that's up there with the best jazz fusion vocalists of the 70s! Judy comes at the end of a decade that scored big recordings for singers like Flora Purim and Urzula Dudziak – and she's easily as great as any of those three, and often sadly lost to time because of the later years in which she recorded, and the Chicago scene in which she made her home! This first self-produced album is a rare groovehound's gem – filled with soaring numbers that feature Roberts on both vocals and keyboards – including electric piano, Arp, clavinet, and other keyboards. Titles include "Fantasy", "Thumbs", "Never Was Love", "Dandelion", "Yes Indeed", and "Watercolors". CD
Also available Judy Roberts Band ... LP 29.99

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✨✧ Judy RobertsNights In Brazil (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Solid/Inner City (Japan), 1981. Used ... Out Of Stock
A sweet set of vocal tracks from Judy Roberts – a mix of original tunes and a few covers, all done with a warm fusiony style, and plenty of Brazilian touches! Judy's at the height of her powers here – partly jazzy, partly in a songstress mode that's inspired by the advances that female singers made during the 70s – stretching out in the new freedoms, but never forgetting the lyric, or a need to swing. Includes a great remake of Ivan Lins' "Common Ground", plus the tracks "Two & A Half", "Country Samba", "Save That Time", "Nights In Brazil", "I Can't Help It", and "Starlight Haunted Ballroom". CD

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✨✧ Ben WebsterMy Man – Live At Montmartre 1973 ... LP
Inner City, 1973. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Features Ole Kock Hansen on piano, Bo Stief on bass, and Alex Riel on drums. Titles include "Set Call", "Old Folks", "I Got Rhythm", and "Sunday". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Steve Wolfe/Nancy KingFirst Date ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
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Damon Locks & Rob MazurekNew Future City Radio (with poster) ... LP
International Anthem, 2023. New Copy ... $24.99 25.99
Damon Locks and Rob Mazurek are no musical strangers to each other – their paths have crossed often on the Chicago and global scenes over many years of creative activity. Yet this project is also the first they've co-led, and it's an incredible document of how much both artists have grown in recent years – especially when they let their talents flow together on a project like this! At some level, the core of the work is the voice that both artists have discovered – Locks, his own more focused message and ability to find other voices to sample in with his own – Mazurek, a way of using his own voice more directly, in addition to his well-known work on trumpets and electronics. Both Rob and Damon are in the forefront here, criss-crossing electric and acoustic elements with voices live and sampled – mixed with guest voices from others, in a swirlingly creative project that not only lives up to the current legacy of International Anthem and the Chicago scene, but also advances it a few notches too. Titles include "Breeze Of Time", "New Future", "Yes", "The Sun Returns", "Future City", "Las Ninas Estan Escuchando", "Support The Youth", "10 Mins Past The Hour", and "Polaris Radio". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi, dome-patterned inner sleeve and a poster!)
Also available New Future City Radio ... CD 13.99

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Mass ProductionIn A City Groove/Mass Production 83 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1982/1983. New Copy 2 CDs ... $11.99 24.99
2 killers from Mass Production – back to back on a single set! On the first record, Mass Production are definitely In A City Groove – as the record bounces along with a really wicked mix of 80s boogie and modern soul – almost better than before, and a great example of the self-contained energy that Mass Production had at their height! Tunes are simple, but confident – stepping out subtly without going too over the top, and often mixing in a nice bit of mellower work alongside the groove – showcasing the deeper soul of the group, and setting them apart from some of their dancefloor-only contemporaries. These mellow cuts are especially nice, and still often have a groove at the bottom – even if it's a gentle one. Titles include "Should Have Known Better", "One More Chance", "Never Ever", "Inner City", "Weird", and "Solid Love". Mass Production 83 is the last Mass Production album for Atlantic Records – and a set that definitely has the group picking up a new direction in their style! The groove is a bit leaner than before – more keyboards instead of larger funk ensemble elements – fused in a sweet groove that bubbles with more electro funk touches than previous sets – almost a nod to the Minneapolis sound of Prince and his contemporaries, but carried off with the Mass Production sharpness we'd expect. Titles include "Sun Dancer", "Time Bomb", "Victory 83", "Style", "Chasing Rainbows", and "Don't Stop Believing". Features 9 bonus tracks – 7" and 12" single mixes of cuts that include "Rock", "Inner City", "Weird", "Time Bomb", "Sun Dancer", and "Solid Love". CD

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Nite CityNite City ... LP
20th Century, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Includes the 20th Century inner sleeve and insert.)

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✨✧ VariousNight Train To Nashville – Music City Rhythm & Blues 1945 to 1970 ... LP
Lost Highway, Mid 40s/1950s/1960s/Early 70s. Near Mint- 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pretty amazing batch of soul, R&B, and funk from the Nashville scene – from an astonishing range of years, too! Of course the memorabilia industry that is "Music City USA" is dominated by country music and pop, and this long, long, LONG overdue collection of singles from 1945-1970 demonstrates how much more was going on in East Tennessee beyond Chet Atkins and the Opry! The tunes range from jump blues & soul of the late 40s and 50s, and on through the harmony soul of the 60s and the pre-funk late 60s. 35 tracks on two LPs: "Nashville Jumps" by Cecil Gant, "Just Walkin' In The Rain" by The Prisonaires, "Baby Let's Play House" by Arthur Gunter, "Christene" by Little Hank Crawford, "You Can Make It If You Try" by Gene Allison, "Somebody, Somewhere" by Larry Birdsong, "Monkey Doin' Woman" by Shy Guy Douglas, "What'd I Say" by Etta James, "Snap Your Fingers" by Joe Henderson, "I Want To" by Joe Tex, "The Chokin'" Kind" by Joe Simon, "Rediscover Me" by Johnny Adams and tons more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves.)

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✨✧ Teena MarieEmerald City ... LP
Epic, 1986. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Heavy funk from Teena Marie – a self-produced killer for mid 80s Epic Records – done with some even bolder grooves than before, in ways that definitely show the hallmarks of the Prince generation! The 80s was a hell of a good time to be a female funk artist on her own – and Teena more than takes advantage of that fact here – stepping out with a proud, loud groove that's undeniable – very much a female-positive moment that some folks occasionally overlook in their accounts of 80s soul. All tracks are Teena originals, right on the money – and titles include "Emerald City", "Once Is Not Enough", "You So Heavy", "Lips To Find You", "Love Me Down Easy", and "Sunny Skies". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ NazarethNo Mean City ... LP
A&M, 1979. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Chuck ReddGroove City ... CD
Chuck Redd, 2018. Used ... Out Of Stock
Chuck Redd on vibes & percussion, John Di Martino on piano, Nicki Parrott on bass, Lewis Nash on drums & Jerry Weldon on tenor saxophone. CD
(Slight mark through back of digipak and broken corner of inner tray.)

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✨✧ James Young/Jan HammerCity Slicker ... LP
Passport, 1985. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner, bent a bit at the top left corner and right side, and a promo sticker in back.)

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✨✧ AalonCream City ... LP
Arista, 1977. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
Sweet modern soul with a sound that would get picked up on years later by the LA G-Funk scene. The album's produced by War's Far Out production team – and it's got a smooth sound that's mixed with moogy keyboards and compressed instrumentation on the best cuts. Some tracks are a bit too funky, but the mellow ones are very tasty. Includes the excellent track "Summer Love", plus "Cream City", "Magic Night", "Lonely Princess", and "Jungle Desire". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Geri AllenGrand River Crossings – Motown & Motor City Inspirations ... CD
Motema, 2013. Used ... Out Of Stock
Way way more than you might guess from an album with Motown in the title – and instead, a set that may well be one of the best we've heard from Geri Allen in years! Yes, the tracks are mostly numbers from the classic years of the famous soul label – but the presentation is quite different – mostly solo piano, with Geri stretching out in these fluid, spiritual ways that go far past any familiar melodies, and which really make the songs deeply her own. Plus, the set also features some tremendous guest work from Marcus Belgrave on trumpet on three tracks – stretching out with the kind of righteous, expressive tones that have made us love him from the days of Tribe Records onwards. David McMurray also guests on alto on one track – but the bulk of album is solo piano from Allen, on titles that include "The Smart Set", "Space Odyssey", "Inner City Blues", "Stoned Love", "Itching In My Heart", "Tears Of A Clown", "That Girl", and "Grand River Crossings". CD

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✨✧ Bow Wow WowSee Jungle See Jungle – Go Join Your Gang Yeah – City All Over Go Ape Crazy ... LP
RCA (Germany), 1981. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
A great debut from Bow Wow Wow, and a mighty second act from Maclolm McLaren – whose work with the young group was one of his main projects after getting rejected by the Sex Pistols! This group's got a very different vibe, and an equally longstanding appeal – as playfully new wave as the Pistols were punk – with all sorts of romping rhythms that are heavy on drums, played by ex-members of The Ants – and fronted with lead vocals from the teenaged Annabella Lwin – a singer who really knows how to step out front with a lot of brash, young energy! There's a tribal groove to most tracks that really fits the title of the album – and tracks include "Jungle Boy", "King Kong", "Chihuahua", "Go Wild In The Country", "Why Are Babies So Wise", "Orang-Outang", and "Hello Hello Daddy (I'll Sacrifice You)". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Kansas City Six featuring Lester YoungPrez ... LP
Ace Of Hearts (UK), 1938/1944. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
With Buck Clayton, Eddie Durham, Freddy Green, Walter Page, and Joe Jones on the 1938 sessions, and Bill coleman, Dicky Well,s Joe Bushkin, John Simmons, and joe Jones on the 1944 sessions. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Branford MarsalisScenes In The City ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
With Ron Carter, Ray Drummond, and Charnett Moffett on bass; Marvin Smith and Jeffrey Watts on drums; John Longo on trumpet, Robin Eubanks on trombone, Mulgrew Miller and Kenny Kirkland on piano, and includes narration by Wendell Pierce from The Wire! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mulgrew MillerKeys To The City ... CD
Landmark, 1985. Used ... Out Of Stock
The debut album for Mulgrew Miller as a leader – and a rock-solid session that really set the pianist up strongly for the 80s! At a time when other keyboardists where mixing in so many other elements to their music, Miller's work here is a wonderful return to basics – pure pianistic imagination, played with a sense of fire and creativity that brings us back to McCoy Tyner's best work of a decade before – yet always informed by a fresh style that's always Mulgrew's own, one that's always got dark corners and an undercurrent of tension. The trio's wonderful – and features Ira Coleman on bass and Marvin Smitty Smith on drums – and the album features a number of original Miller tunes, including "Song For Darnell", "Saud's Run", "Portrait Of A Mountain", and "Promethean" – plus versions of "Milestones" and "Inner Urge". CD

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✨✧ Willie NelsonCity Of New Orleans ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
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✨✧ Angel CityFace To Face ... LP
Epic, 1980. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
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