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Nat King Cole20 Greatest Hits Vol 2 ... LP
Lotus (Italy), 1940s/1950s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue.)

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Nat King ColeAt The Sands ... CD
Capitol, 1959/1960. Used ... $4.99
An important album by Nat King Cole – one that presented him in a live format, working in front of a very relaxed crowd at the Sands, expressing himself in a way that's quite different than some of his studio albums. The staid sound of Cole is opened up a bit here in the live set – a bit more relaxed, not necessarily improvised, but with a familiarity that shows Nat as more of an entertainer than you might expect. Titles include "Thou Swell", "Ballerina", "Funny (Not Much)", "I Wish You Love", "You Leave Me Breathless", and "Where Or When". CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeBilly May Sessions ... CD
Capitol, 1950s/Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
... CD
(NOTE: this copy is missing the booklet and is priced accordingly.)

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Nat King ColeCapitol Collector's Series ... CD
Capitol, 1940s/1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $1.99
With 20 tracks including "Nature Boy", "Mona Lisa", "Too Young", "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup", "All Over The World", and "Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer". CD
(Out of print, BMG Direct pressing. Booklet cover has a name in marker.)

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Nat King ColeChristmas Song ... CD
Capitol/CEMA, 1961. Used ... $2.99
Mel Torme may have wrote "The Christmas Song", but Nat King Cole owned it – thanks to a classic recording for Capitol that became one of the best-remembered Christmas chestnuts of the time! Nat's original 1961 recording is followed up here with an array of classic Holiday tunes – done in a similarly easy-going style that was every bit the best side of Nat's later years. Titles include "O Tannenbaum", "Away In A Manger", "O Holy Night", "The First Noel", "Adeste Fideles", and "Silent Night". CD
(Out of print, 1992 CEMA Special Markets pressing.)

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Nat King ColeChristmas Song ... CD
Capitol, 1961. Used ... $3.99
Mel Torme may have wrote "The Christmas Song", but Nat King Cole owned it – thanks to a classic recording for Capitol that became one of the best-remembered Christmas chestnuts of the time! Nat's original 1961 recording is followed up here with an array of classic Holiday tunes – done in a similarly easy-going style that was every bit the best side of Nat's later years. Titles include "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen", "I Saw Three Ships", "O Holy Night", "The First Noel", "O Come All Ye Faithful", and "Silent Night". Plus, this expanded version features a "duet" between Nat and Natalie on "The Christmas Song" – and "Nat's Christmas Wishes"! CD
(1986 pressing.)

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Nat King ColeChronological Nat King Cole 1946 ... CD
Classics (France), 1946. Used ... $9.99
Classic trio sides with Oscar Moore on guitar and Johnny Miller on bass – plus 4 tracks recorded under the pseudonym Lord Calvert with Willie Smith on alto, Red Callender on bass, and Jackie Mills on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeCool Cole – The King Cole Story (4CD set) ... CD
Proper (UK), 1940s. Used 4 CDs ... $9.99
Tracks include "Sweet Lorraine", "Honeysuckle Rose", "Hit That Jive, Jack", "How High The Moon", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "Nature Boy", "Naughty Angeline", and "Mona Lisa" – 104 tracks total. CD
(Out of print. Box has minor edgewear – overall a nice copy.)

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Nat King ColeEarly Recordings ... CD
Excelsior, 1940s. Used ... $0.99
Tracks include "I'm Lost", "Let's Pretend", "Beautiful Moons Ago", "Got A Penny", "Let's Pretend", and "Bugle Call Rag". CD

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Nat King ColeGreatest Hits (Capitol) ... CD
Capitol, 1940s/Early 50s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeHit That Jive – 1936 to 1946 ... CD
Jazz Legends, Late 30s/1940s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeJazz Encounters ... CD
Capitol, Late 40s/1950. Used ... $7.99
Featuring Stan Kenton, Jo Stafford, Woody Herman, and Johnny Mercer. CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeLegendary Singers – 30 Greatest Hits ... CD
EMI/Heartland, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $2.99
... CD

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✨✧ Nat King ColeMy Fair Lady ... LP
Capitol, 1964. Sealed ... $9.99
Late Nat King Cole – an album from the early 60s for Capitol, featuring expansive arrangements from Ralph Carmichael! The style here is a bit more flowery than on Nat's earlier work – with him singing in kind of a grand voice, amidst large orchestrations and occasional backing chorus vocals – in a mode that's not as smooch or intimate as his classic Capitol sides, but which still has some nice merits – especially in the way that Nat's voice seems to still have a tremendous amount of presence in the setting. Titles include "I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face", "Hymn To Him", "With A Little Bit Of Luck", "The Rain In Spain", and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono UK pressing in a flip-back cover. Shrinkwrap has a hole in front from sticker removal. Cover is lightly bent at the top right corner.)

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Nat King ColeNat King Cole & The Quincy Jones Big Band – Live In Paris 19 Avril 1960 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1960. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
A dream of a collaboration – the great Nat King Cole in his prime, getting some mighty hip backings from the equally great Quincy Jones – who gives Nat a jazzy push that he wasn't always getting on his Capitol Records sessions of the time! The performance was recorded live in Paris on the same 1960 tour that has given us a few other rare Cole/Jones collaborations – but this one may well be the best of the bunch, as the fidelity is great – with an equal balance on Nat's wonderful vocal phrasing, and all the strongly soulful elements that Quincy brings to the band. Titles include "Tickle Toe", "Lester Leaps In", "Dance Ballerina Dance", "The Continental", "Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup", "Route 66", "It's Only A Paper Moon", "Joe Turner's Blues", "Welcome To The Club", "Blues In The Night", and "Thou Swell". CD

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Nat King ColeNat King Cole (4CD box set) ... CD
Capitol, Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. Used 4 CDs ... $16.99
20 years of greatness – starting with early trio material by Nat King Cole, right up through his sublime mature recordings for Capitol in the later years! 100 tracks in all! CD
(Out of print. Box and book are in nice shape!)

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Nat King ColeNat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol, 1961. Used ... $3.99
A nice little session that's one of Nat's last great vocal albums – thanks to some solid jazz backing by George Shearing. Shearing's group here is a super-hip west coast Latin one, with Emil Richards on vibes, Al Hendrickson on guitar, Al McKibbon on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums. Most tracks have them augmented by some larger backings by Ralph Carmichael – which creates this dreamy jazzy pillow for Nat to sing over. Cole's voice is still super-sweet and super-sexy, and the record is a good mix of ballads and more jazzy material. Titles include "Lost April", "Azure-Te", "September Song", "Don't Go", "There's A Lull In My Life", and "Serenata". Plus, the CD includes 3 bonus tracks not on the original album! CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeNat King Cole Trio Vol 1 ... CD
Echo/Wavelength (UK), Late 40s. Used ... $0.99
Features Nat King Cole on piano and vocals, Oscar Moore on guitar, and Johnny Miller on bass. CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColePianist ... CD
Saga, 1940s. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "Cole Capers", "Laura", "Honeysuckle Rose", "Bop-Kick", "The Man I Love", and "Wild Goose Chase" – 24 tracks total. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeRockin' Boppin' & Blues ... CD
Capitol, 1940s/1950s. Used ... $2.99
Some great little groovers from back in the day when Nat knew how to rock! The tracks aren't exactly raw R&B, but they're nice little groovers in the smoother LA mode that Nat helped develop in the postwar years on Capitol. Titles include "I'm An Errand Boy For The Blues", "Ooh, Kickeroonie", "Blues In My Shower", "Walkin", "Wee Baby Blues", "Mr Cole Won't Rock & Roll", "Chant Of The Blues", and "Frim Fram Sauce". CD
(Out of print. Still sealed with a penmark through the barcode.)

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Nat King ColeSignature Collection (3CD set) ... CD
Green Umbrella, 1950s/Early 60s. Used 3CD ... $4.99
Includes 74 tracks on 3 CDs. CD

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Nat King ColeStepping Out Of A Dream ... CD
EMI/Hear Music, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Nat King ColeSweet Lorraine Vol 2 ... LP
Joker (Italy), 1950s/1960s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue. Cover has light wear.)

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Nat King ColeThank You, Pretty Baby ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Late work by Nat King Cole – and pretty nice, too! A record that tends to fall off the map of Nat's classic Capitol catalog, as its from the later years, when his overall concept was possibly a bit diluted, but his voice was still going strong. Orchestrations on the album is courtesy of Nelson Riddle, David Cavanaugh, and Ralph Carmichael – and there's some nice 60s easy touches, like use of electric bass, which sets the tempo of the tunes strongly. Titles include "Make It Last", "Mr Wishing Well", "United", and "Unfair". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing.)

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Nat King ColeTrio Recordings 1936 to 1948 (5CD box set) ... CD
Laser Light, Late 30s/1940s. Used 5 CDs ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print. Slipcover has lightwear and minor discoloration.)

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Nat King ColeTrio Recordings Vol 1 ... CD
Laser Light, Early 40s. Used ... $1.99
Features Nat King Cole on piano, Oscar Moore on guitar, and Johnny Miller on bass. Tracks include "Sweet Lorraine", "Besame Mucho", "How High The Moon", "Little Joe From Chicago", and "Three Little Words". CD
(Out of print.)

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Andre Previn/Nat King ColeMusic At Sunset ... CD
Jazz Colours (Germany), 1945/1946. Used ... $6.99
Includes solo, trio, and sextet recording by Andre Previn, plus 5 tracks by Nat King Cole – 16 tracks total. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeChristmas For Kids From One To Ninety-Two ... CD
Capitol, 1950s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tracks include "Mrs. Santa Claus", "All I Want For Christmas", "Silent Night", "Brahms Lullaby", "The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot", and "Frosty The Snowman". CD

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✨✧ Nat King ColeChristmas Song ... CD
Capitol, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Mel Torme may have wrote "The Christmas Song", but Nat King Cole owned it – thanks to a classic recording for Capitol that became one of the best-remembered Christmas chestnuts of the time! Nat's original 1961 recording is followed up here with an array of classic Holiday tunes – done in a similarly easy-going style that was every bit the best side of Nat's later years. Titles include "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen", "I Saw Three Ships", "O Holy Night", "The First Noel", "O Come All Ye Faithful", and "Silent Night". Plus, this expanded version features a "duet" between Nat and Natalie on "The Christmas Song" – and "Nat's Christmas Wishes"! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeFST/My Lips Remember Your Kisses ... 78 RPM
Atlas, Mid 40s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(A-side label has small stickers, fading, and aging.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeRamblin' Rose ... LP
Capitol, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeUnforgettable (photo cover) ... LP
Capitol, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Unforgettable", "Mona Lisa", "Too Young", "Red Sails In The Sunset", "Portrait Of Jennie", and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Star Line series pressing. Cover has a super minor bumped top corner.)

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✨✧ Frank Sinatra/Bing Crosby/Nat King ColeIt's Christmas Time ... CD
Laser Light, 1940s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
16 tracks. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeInternational Nat King Cole ... CD
Capitol/Universal (UK), 1964. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A really great side of the legendary Nat King Cole – tracks recorded late in his years at Capitol Records, and which really further his international appeal! The tracks here are all non-English versions of songs that Nat had recorded previously for Capitol – set to arrangements by Ralph Carmichael, and delivered with all the cool and class that always made Cole such a standout talent in the postwar years – an ever-evolving artist who seems to slip into the different languages here as if they were his own! Cole had recorded famously before in Spanish, but there's a lot more going on here – including "Autumn Leaves", "Passing By", and "You'll See" in French; "I Don't Want To Be Hurt" and "Autumn Leaves" in Japanese; "Answer My My Love" in German"; and "LOVE" done in Spanish, French, German, Italian, French, and Japanese! Also includes the tunes "Tu Sei Cosi Amabile", "Tu Eres Tan Amable", and "Le Bonheur C'Est Quand On S'Aime". CD

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✨✧ Nat King ColeLive At The Circle Room & More ... CD
Definitive (Spain), 1947. Used ... Out Of Stock
Rare unrelased recordings by the legendary Nat King Cole Trio! Forget all the soppy pop stuff you've heard a million times – this is the real deal, the kind of stuff that got Nat noticed in the first place, and the type of material that he was playing for LA audiences in the immediate postwar years. The trio features the great Oscar Moore on guitar, plus Johnny Miller on bass and Nat on piano and vocals. Tracks include "Everyone Is Saying Hello Again", "I Found A New Baby", "My Sugar Is So Refined", "I'm Through With Love", "Oh, But I Do", and "I You Can't Smile & Say Yes". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeNat King Cole & His – Radio Sessions (4CD box set) ... CD
JSP (UK), Late 40s. Used 4CD ... Out Of Stock
A wonderful collection of rare material from the Nat King Cole trio – material that was originally done for the Capitol transcription service and not issued on singles or LPs – includes 106 tracks on 4 CDs! CD
(Slipcover is in nice shape except for a small tear on one corner.)

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Nicolas BeardeI Remember You – The Music Of Nat King Cole ... CD
Right Groove, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
Nicolas Bearde is a singer with equal parts experience in jazz and soul – which makes him a perfect artist to take on the music of Nat King Cole – which he does here in a way that may well be better than any other Cole tribute we've heard, including a recent effort by Gregory Porter! This set's got more of a jazz vibe, and a very open style – classics associated with Nat's years recording for Capitol Records, but swung with a modern small combo style – thanks to arrangements from pianist Josh Nelson, whose talents really shape the set in a great way – as does tenorist Eric Alexander, who appears on a few tracks too – adding a tenor/vocal approach that Nat never used. Titles include "Funny", "That Sunday That Summer", "Sweet Lorraine", "Tenderly", "Rules Of The Road", and "I Wish You Love". CD

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Diana KrallAll For You – A Dedication To Nat King Cole ... CD
Impulse, 1996. Used ... $4.99
Features Russell Malone on guitar and Paul Keller on bass – with Diana Krall on vocals and piano! CD

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Mark MurphyMark Murphy Sings Nat's Choice – The Nat King Cole Songbook Vol 2 ... LP
Muse, 1985. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A second helping of songs from the Nat King Cole songbook – served up by Mark Murphy as one of his most sensitive albums of the time! Backings here are relatively spare on all tracks – just guitar on some numbers, bass on others, or keyboards on the rest – a very different style than Nat King Cole would have ever used, and a method that really helps Murphy transform these tunes! There's hardly any sort of Cole-like phrasings at all – and the album sparkles beautifully with Mark's well-though inflections on the lyrics. Titles include "Don't Let Your Eyes Go Shopping", "The End Of A Love Affair", "For All We Know", "Maybe You'll Be There", and "Portrait Of Jennie/Ruby". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Orice JenkinsCentennial Cole ... CD
Truth Revolution, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99
The title gives things away a bit – as the record's a centennial celebration of the music of Nat King Cole – although we can also say that that the vocal presentation of Orice Jenkins is very different than Nat, and the record is way more than just the usual sort of stiff tribute to an older legend in jazz! Instead, all the tunes have really been reimagined – given these lovely arrangements by Jenkins, who's got a way of taking tunes from the Nat King Cole songbook, and really using them as leaping-off points for contemporary jazz expressions – in a lineup that also features his own work on Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, and piano – in a larger lineup that features some nice shifts in the instrumentation. Titles include "Smile", "The Very Thought Of You", "Let There Be Love", "Nature Boy", "Stardust", "Blame It On My Youth", "For All We Know", and "Mona Lisa" – plus the nice original "Birmingham". CD

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Eden AhbezEden's Island (2CD edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Del-Fi/Everland (Austria), Early 60s. New Copy ... $23.99 About January 15, 2022
An incredibly evocative record – one of the strangest of its kind, and an audio treasure that we've loved for years! Eden Ahbez first came into public prominence as the man who wrote "Nature Boy" for Nat King Cole – a dark, moody tune that was as mysterious and earthy as the man who wrote it! This album was recorded nearly a decade after Cole's original hit, and features Ahbez almost in Moondog-like territory – working in an amazing setting of odd instruments and exotic percussion – but also singing in this almost spiritualist kind of way! The record's got plenty of ties to the exotica scene of the late 50s – but also stand out from the pack with a mad vision that's all its own – a strange intersection of lines that one might draw between Moondog, Martin Denny, and Anton La Vey! Tracks include "The Wanderer", "Eden's Island", "Tradewind", "Full Moon", "Mongoose", "Market Place", "The Old Boat", "Island Girl" and "La Mar". CD

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Eden AhbezEden's Island (2LP black vinyl pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Del-Fi/Everland (Austria), Early 60s. New Copy 2LP ... $44.99 About January 15, 2022
An incredibly evocative record – one of the strangest of its kind, and an audio treasure that we've loved for years! Eden Ahbez first came into public prominence as the man who wrote "Nature Boy" for Nat King Cole – a dark, moody tune that was as mysterious and earthy as the man who wrote it! This album was recorded nearly a decade after Cole's original hit, and features Ahbez almost in Moondog-like territory – working in an amazing setting of odd instruments and exotic percussion – but also singing in this almost spiritualist kind of way! The record's got plenty of ties to the exotica scene of the late 50s – but also stand out from the pack with a mad vision that's all its own – a strange intersection of lines that one might draw between Moondog, Martin Denny, and Anton La Vey! Tracks include "The Wanderer", "Eden's Island", "Tradewind", "Full Moon", "Mongoose", "Market Place", "The Old Boat", "Island Girl" and "La Mar". LP, Vinyl record album

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Eden AhbezEden's Island (2LP colored vinyl pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Del-Fi/Everland (Austria), Early 60s. New Copy 2LP ... $48.99 About January 15, 2022
An incredibly evocative record – one of the strangest of its kind, and an audio treasure that we've loved for years! Eden Ahbez first came into public prominence as the man who wrote "Nature Boy" for Nat King Cole – a dark, moody tune that was as mysterious and earthy as the man who wrote it! This album was recorded nearly a decade after Cole's original hit, and features Ahbez almost in Moondog-like territory – working in an amazing setting of odd instruments and exotic percussion – but also singing in this almost spiritualist kind of way! The record's got plenty of ties to the exotica scene of the late 50s – but also stand out from the pack with a mad vision that's all its own – a strange intersection of lines that one might draw between Moondog, Martin Denny, and Anton La Vey! Tracks include "The Wanderer", "Eden's Island", "Tradewind", "Full Moon", "Mongoose", "Market Place", "The Old Boat", "Island Girl" and "La Mar". LP, Vinyl record album

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Eden AhbezEden's Island (2LP splatter vinyl pressing – in wooden case) ... LP
Del-Fi/Everland (Austria), Early 60s. New Copy 2LP ... $69.99 About January 15, 2022
An incredibly evocative record – one of the strangest of its kind, and an audio treasure that we've loved for years! Eden Ahbez first came into public prominence as the man who wrote "Nature Boy" for Nat King Cole – a dark, moody tune that was as mysterious and earthy as the man who wrote it! This album was recorded nearly a decade after Cole's original hit, and features Ahbez almost in Moondog-like territory – working in an amazing setting of odd instruments and exotic percussion – but also singing in this almost spiritualist kind of way! The record's got plenty of ties to the exotica scene of the late 50s – but also stand out from the pack with a mad vision that's all its own – a strange intersection of lines that one might draw between Moondog, Martin Denny, and Anton La Vey! Tracks include "The Wanderer", "Eden's Island", "Tradewind", "Full Moon", "Mongoose", "Market Place", "The Old Boat", "Island Girl" and "La Mar". LP, Vinyl record album

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Don CunninghamSomething For Everyone (180 gram pressing) (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Luv N' Haight, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A strange little record – but one with some very groovy moments! The album is a rare relic from the St Louis scene of the early 60s – cut by the combo of Don Cunningham, the house act at that city's Playboy club at the time! Don borrows heavily from the styles of Martin Denny, Bobby Montez, Earl Grant, and Nat King Cole – but he also puts the work together with a jazzier edge than you'd expect, one that makes for more than a few really great moments that have made the album a treasure for groove hounds for years! The album sports a mad reading of "Quiet Village", one that has the band getting really crazy with percussion and birdcalls, hardly "quiet" at all! The real standout, though, is the group's cover of "Tabu" – done with a great percussion break on the intro, and a chugging Latin groove that's sure to burn up any dancefloor! Also great is the album's two Brazilian-tinged numbers – jazzy remakes of "Manha De Carnival" and "Samba De Orpheus" – both of which feature some great percussion! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Lionel HamptonTempo & Swing – Lionel Hampton All Star Groups Vol 3 – 1939 to 1940 ... CD
RCA/Bluebird, 1939/1940. Used ... $3.99
Featuring Nat King Cole, Coleman Hawkins, Benny Carter, and Ziggy Elman. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Metronome All Stars/International Jazzmen/Just Jazz All StarsCapitol Jazz Classics Vol 6 – All Star Sessions ... LP
Capitol, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Includes three tunes from a 1945 session by the Capitol International Jazzmen, with Bill Coleman on trumpet, Buster Bailey on clarinet, Benny Carter on alto, Coleman Hawkins on tenor, Nat King Cole on piano, Oscar Moore on guitar, John Kirby on bass, Max Roach on drums, and Kay Starr on vocals; four tunes by the Metronome All Stars from 1947 and 1951, with sidemen that include Dizzy Gilletpie, Buddy DeFranco, Flip Phillips, Nat King Cole, Buddy Rich, Miles Davis, Max Roach, and others; and a side's worth of material from Louis Bellson's Just Jazz All Stars from 1952, with Clark Terry, Juan Tizol, Wardell Gray, Billy Strayhorn, and others. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s yellow label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Caetano VelosoForeign Sound ... CD
Nonesuch, 2004. Used ... $4.99
A landmark album for Caetano Veloso – a full set of tracks sung in English, as beautifully done as we ever could have hoped! The arrangements are really fresh – in a style that makes the album far more than just a set of standards – and instead gives it the edgey approach of some of Caetano's best recent work. The set was co-produced by Jacques Morelenbaum, and has a range of instrumental approaches that shifts to fit the mood of each new track – and given that the work on the set runs from tunes by Cole Porter to Nat King Cole, Nirvana, David Byrne, Arto Lindsay, Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder, and Bob Dylan – you can imagine the changing moods at work! Titles include "So In Love", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "Diana", "Manhattan", "Nothing But Flowers", "Cry Me A River", "Nature Boy", "Jamaica Farewell", "If It's Magic", "Detached", "Blue Skies", and "Something Good". Loads of tracks, too – 22 in all – and packaged beautifully! CD
(Out of print, slipcover is not included.)

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Lester YoungComplete 1936 to 1951 Small Group Sessions Vol 2 – 1942 to 1944 ... CD
Blue Moon (Spain), Early 40s. Used ... $11.99
Featuring Nat King Cole, Dickie Wells, Count Basie, and Johnny Guarnieri. CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungComplete Aladdin Sessions (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Definitive (Andorra), Mid 40s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
A great 2CD set – one that contains every track Lester recorded for Aladdin – including the rare 1942 trio session with Nat Cole and a 1946 date Helen Humes. This version also includes 8 bonus tracks recorded for Norgran in 1946 with Nat King Cole and Buddy Rich. 48 tracks in all! CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungLester Young Story (4CD set) ... CD
Proper (UK), 1930s/1940s. Used 4 CDs ... $12.99
Includes 85 tracks and features Lester Young with Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Buck Clayton, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Buddy Rich, and more! CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungLester Young Trio ... CD
Verve/Polygram, 1946. Used ... $4.99
An early trio session by Lester Young – recorded with Buddy Rich on drums! The record also features an obscure pianist named "Aye Guy" – Nat King Cole under another name! Guy and Young trade lines in a very nicely relaxed format, and even though the record's mostly all standards, the group works well with the material. The one original track – "Back To The Land" – is a live improvised one, recorded in the studio with no overdubs – and other titles include "I've Found A New Baby", "I Cover The Waterfront", and "Somebody Loves Me". CD
(Out of print and still sealed. BMG music club pressing.)

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VariousDr Seuss' The Grinch (clear with red & white swirl vinyl pressing) ... LP
Real Gone, 2018. New Copy ... $30.99 32.99
A better soundtrack than you might expect – as the set features a number of Christmas classics, mixed with a few new cuts for the record, and a few instrumentals too! The set leads off with Tyler The Creator doing "You're A Mean One Mr Grinch" and "I Am The Grinch" – and Danny Elfman also contributed a few instrumental titles too – but the bulk of the record is classic Holiday material, with titles that include "Christmas Is" and "Christmas In Hollis" by Run DMC, "My Favorite Things" by The Supremes, "Deck the Halls" by Jackie Wilson, "Run Rudolph Run" by Brian Setzer, "Zat You Santa Claus" by Buster Poindexter, "The Christmas Song" by Nat King Cole, and "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" by Pentatonix. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on clear vinyl with red & white "Santy Suit" swirl vinyl!)

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VariousJubilee 1945 ... CD
Star Spangled Radio, 1945. Used ... $4.99
Two shows from the Armed Forces Radio Service featuring Billy Eckstine, the Hoosier Hot Shots, Nat King Cole, Benny Carter, and Coleman Hawkins. CD

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VariousMore Smooth Soul – 20 Classics ... CD
Time Life, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $1.99
Music from Gene McDaniels, the Platters, Nat King Cole, Jackie Wilson, Brook Benton, Jesse Belvin, Joe Hinton, Jerry Butler, Ben E King, Sammy Turner, and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousUltimate R&B Christmas Vol 2 ... CD
Right Stuff, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $5.99
Music from the Drifters, Jackie Wilson, Lou Rawls, Nat King Cole, Nancy Wilson, Brook Benton, the Stylistics, Lena Horne, the Temptations, Al Green, Isaac Hayes, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, and Rufat Thomas. CD
(Out of print, booklet has some light wear.)

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VariousYou Go To My Head – Famous Jazz Singers (10CD box set) ... CD
Membran (Germany), 1940s/1950s. Used ... $6.99
Includes one disc each dedicated to Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Lena Horne, Perry Como, the Andrews Sisters, Bing Crosby, and Ella Fitzgerald. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Eden AhbezEden's Island & Beyond ... CD
Jasmine (UK), 1960. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wonderful collection – one that features the legendary album by Eden Ahbez, plus other tracks that show his influence on postwar music! First up is the core Eden's Island set – an incredibly evocative record – one of the strangest of its kind, and an audio treasure that we've loved for years! Eden Ahbez first came into public prominence as the man who wrote "Nature Boy" for Nat King Cole – a dark, moody tune that was as mysterious and earthy as the man who wrote it! This album was recorded nearly a decade after Cole's original hit, and features Ahbez almost in Moondog-like territory – working in an amazing setting of odd instruments and exotic percussion – but also singing in this almost spiritualist kind of way! The record's got plenty of ties to the exotica scene of the late 50s – but also stand out from the pack with a mad vision that's all its own – a strange intersection of lines that one might draw between Moondog, Martin Denny, and Anton La Vey! Tracks include "The Wanderer", "Eden's Island", "Tradewind", "Full Moon", "Mongoose", "Market Place", "The Old Boat", "Island Girl" and "La Mar". CD then features 16 more bonus tracks – all compositions by Eden and work that shows others taking up his helm – titles that include "Palm Springs" by Ray Anthony, "Wine Women & Gold" by The Carsons, "Hey Jacque" by Eartha Kitt, "Frankie's Song" by Anita Ray, "Let Me Hear You Say I Love You" by Vicki Young, "End Of Desire" by April Stevens, "Sahara" by Bob Romeo & The Jungle Sextet, and "Song Of The Fool" by The Crew Cuts. CD

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✨✧ Jazz At The PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic – The Historic Recordings ... LP
Verve, 1944. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice mid 70s 2LP set – one that features the complete first Jazz At The Philharmonic concert – with performances by Nat King Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Billie Holiday, Les Paul, and JJ Johnson. LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, but lightly shopworn, with a small stain at the bottom right.)

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✨✧ VariousUltimate Christmas Cocktails (3CD box set) ... CD
Ultra Lounge/EMI, 1950s/1960s. New Copy 3CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A real Holiday treasure – and a beautifully done set that brings together all 3 volumes in the Ultra Lounge Christmas Cocktails series! The first 2 volumes are some of our favorite Christmas collections ever – as they're filled with groovy 50s and 60s Holiday tunes, served up in a range of bachelor pad, mood music, easy listening, and vocal pop styles! The 3rd disc follows very strongly in the manner of the first 2 – and features a total of 15 great tracks that include "Sorry To See You Go" by June Christy, "Marshmallow World" by Ray Anthony, "Buon Natale" by Nat King Cole, "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm" by Julie London, "Jingle Bells" by Johnny Mercer, "Do You Believe In Santa Claus?" by Billy May, and "That's What I Want For Christmas" by Nancy Wilson. CD

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✨✧ VariousAmerican Songbook Series – Alec Wilder ... CD
Smithsonian, 1940s/1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from Mildred Bailey, Mills Brothers, Benny Goodman, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, Dina Washington, Jeri Souther, Nat King Cole, Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Jo Stafford, Lisa Kirk, Lee Wiley, Helen Merrill, Mabel Mercer, Elaine Delmar, Dick Haymes, Eileen Farrell, Jacke and Roy, Weslia Whitfield, and Marlene Ver Planck. CD

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✨✧ VariousAmerican Songbook Series – George Gershwin ... CD
Smithsonian, 1940s/1950s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from Al Jolson, Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra, Gertrude Lawrence & Harold French, Lee Wiley, Nat King Cole, Judy Garland, Mel Torme And The Mel-Tones, Mary Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire, Chris Connor, Nancy Walker, Kaye Ballard, Sarah Vaughan, Mabel Mercer, Cab Calloway, Ronny White & Travis Hudson, Bobby Short, Lena Horne, Michael Feinstein, and Maureen McGovern. CD
(Out of print.)
 
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✨✧ Harold McNairAffectionate Fink ... CD
Island/Monkey Dog (Germany), 1965. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
An incredible record from reedman Harold McNair – one of the key Jamaican jazz players who hit the London scene in the same post-colonial wave as Joe Harriott and Shake Keane – and maybe our favorite of the bunch! Harold's a hell of a talent on both tenor and flute – and although he might be best known for his background work on late 60s Donovan albums, he really soars here as a soloist – working with Ornette Coleman group members David Izenzon on bass and Charles Moffett on drums – both of whom swing wonderfully in McNair's company! The album bills Izenzon and Moffett strongly on the cover – as if they're one of the main attractions – but what's most compelling is the way that McNair and pianist Alan Branscombe bring the American musicians into their own sort of groove – a modal, soulful style that's completely sublime – and which makes the album a killer all the way through. Titles include the original "Affectionate Fink" – plus great takes on "I Love You", "O Barquinho", "You Stepped Out Of A Dream", and "Here's That Rainy Day" – all soulful swingers. CD

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✨✧ Ornette ColemanTown Hall 1962 ... LP
ESP, 1962. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really unique chapter in the career of Ornette Coleman – an album that he produced by himself in 1962, away from any other label – as an effort to showcase the newly freer sounds of his music! The recording's the first in a really groundbreaking stretch for the 60s – and it was fortunately finally issued by ESP Records a few years after the recording – providing a nice link between Coleman's earlier experiments and the sound of the younger generation usually showcased by the label. The group's a trio, with a sound that's quite different than the more rhythmic modes of Coleman on Atlantic Records – a freer, less structured lineup that features percussion from Charles Moffett and bass from David Izenzon. One track also adds in a string quartet – making the record one of Coleman's first experiments with this format – and titles include a 23 minute recording of "The Ark", plus "Doughnut", "Sadness", and "Dedication To Poets and Writers". LP, Vinyl record album
(60s Japanese stereo pressing with deep groove, SMJ-7420. Cover has light wear and aging, with small stickers in back.)

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✨✧ Harold McNairAffectionate Fink (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Island/Universal (Japan), 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
An incredible record from reedman Harold McNair – one of the key Jamaican jazz players who hit the London scene in the same post-colonial wave as Joe Harriott and Shake Keane – and maybe our favorite of the bunch! Harold's a hell of a talent on both tenor and flute – and although he might be best known for his background work on late 60s Donovan albums, he really soars here as a soloist – working with Ornette Coleman group members David Izenzon on bass and Charles Moffett on drums – both of whom swing wonderfully in McNair's company! The album bills Izenzon and Moffett strongly on the cover – as if they're one of the main attractions – but what's most compelling is the way that McNair and pianist Alan Branscombe bring the American musicians into their own sort of groove – a modal, soulful style that's completely sublime – and which makes the album a killer all the way through. Titles include the original "Affectionate Fink" – plus great takes on "I Love You", "O Barquinho", "You Stepped Out Of A Dream", and "Here's That Rainy Day" – all soulful swingers. CD
(Out of print, SHM-CD pressing in a cool flipback cover – includes obi!)
Also available Affectionate Fink ... CD 6.99

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Natalie ColeInseparable ... LP
Capitol, 1975. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Natalie Cole's stunning debut for Capitol Records in the mid 70s – a real surprise, and a set that should have had the singer blossoming even more than she did at the time! As with some of the other Capitol soul sessions of the time, the album's done very firmly under the guidance of Charles Jackson and Marvin Yancey – a pair who give Natalie just the right sort of backing to launch her career – a sound that's full and rich, deeply sophisticated – but also still plenty soulful, almost in the mode of some of Minnie Riperton's work at the time. Given the pair's Chicago roots – and the arrangement help from Richard Evans – that comparison is no surprise, and Natalie rises to the occasion nicely. Titles are all originals too – and include "Needing You", "Joey", "I Can't Say No", "Something For Nothing", "I Love Him So Much", "You", "Your Face Stays On My Mind", and the huge hit "This Will Be". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has minimal wear.)

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Anita O'DayAnita O'Day Swings Cole Porter With Billy May (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, Mid 50s. Used ... $3.99
Something of an addition to the Verve "songbook" mode of the 50s – but it's also one that's a lot more dynamic than the others, thanks to some very jazzy arrangements from Billy May! The groove here is very upbeat and jazzy – hard-swinging in the manner that May forged with Sinatra over at Capitol, with lots of twists and turns in the backings that really help transform the tunes! Anita's dynamic vocals really match the spirit of the arrangements – and soar out with a quality that's some of her best and boldest at Verve. Titles include "I Love You", "Get Out Of Town", "Just One Of Those Things", "Easy To Love", "I Get A Kick Out Of You", and "Love For Sale". CD also has 6 bonus tracks including "You're The Top", "My Heart Belongs To Daddy", "Why Shouldn't I", "From This Moment On", "Love For Sale" and "Just One Of Those Things". CD

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Charlie ParkerCharlier Parker Plays Cole Porter (aka Genius Of Charlie Parker #5 – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve/Essential Jazz (Spain), Early 50s/1954. Used ... $4.99
Charlie Parker takes on the music of Cole Porter – with results that make for some of his most classic moments at Verve! Parker's horn is as hard-bitten as always, but it's also working here in a slightly lyrical vibe – one that brings out the warmth that Charlie could have at just the right moments – that sense of soul that made his contribution to jazz one of the more formative sounds of the century! Porter's music takes on tones that we might never have expected – especially in some of the album's alternate versions, which give key proof that Bird was always working out new ideas with each new solo. The group features Walter Bishop on piano, Billy Bauer or Jerome Darr on guitar, Teddy Kotick on bass, and Roy Haynes or Art Taylor on drums – on titles that include "Just One Of Those Things", "I Get A Kick Out Of You", "Love For Sale", and "I Love Paris. Essential Jazz release adds 7 bonus tracks recorded between 1950 and 1953. CD
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Charles EarlandCharles Earland In Concert Live At The Lighthouse/Kharma ... CD
Prestige, 1972/1974. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
A great set that brings together 2 live albums from organist Charles Earland! Live At The Lighthouse is a real killer – with that tight jazzy groove that Earland had on his first few albums for Prestige, a mix of jazz funk and soul jazz, handled with an incredible touch on the organ! The band includes lesser known players like trumpeter Elmer Coles, alto player James Vass, and conga player Kenneth Nash – but they all groove very tightly, and provide a perfect foil for Earland's soaring solos. Includes a great version of "Moontrane", plus the groovers "Spinky", "Smiling", and "Black Gun". Kharma is a spiritual live set recorded at the 1974 Montreux festival, and one that has Earland opening into the freer sound that dominated his playing during the mid 70's – with lots of modal grooves, and those long soulful leaps that made his solos always so great! Jon Faddis, Clifford Adams, and Dave Hubbard are in the lineup, and tracks include "Morgan", "Kharma", and his "Suite for Martin Luther King". 11 tracks in all! CD

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Freedom AffairFreedom Is Love ... CD
Sunflower Soul/Colemine, 2021. New Copy ... $10.99
A really great contemporary soul group – one who've got a different vibe than some of the rest, and this warmly righteous spirit that really lives up to the title of the record! The group embrace themes of love and power equally – rising up with a quality that's a great change from some of the more offhand modes that sometimes grace records like this – a group who put their soul message first, then follow through with nicely funky backings. There's three different female singers in the group – Misha Roberts, Paula Saunders, and Seyko Groves – who each get to solo in the lead, but have strong harmony support from the others – on titles that include "Outta My Mind", "Move On", "Rise Up", "Don't Shoot", "One Nation", "Love Liberates", and "Make Me Surrender". CD

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Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigar ... CD
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $10.99
An organ trio, and one with plenty of soul – romping drums, riffing guitar, and some mighty sweet work on the Hammond by Delvon Lamarr! This is the first we've ever heard of the group, but they're rock solid and right on the money – working with a lean, hard style that's completely classic, but also a bit contemporary too – maybe swinging in the best sort of space between the Jack McDuff Quartet of the 60s and the Sugarman Three group of Desco Records fame! David McGraw handles the drums with a clear love of funk, and Jimmy James is wonderfully wicked on guitar – never trying to dominate too much, as there's no need – given how much he brings to the overall groove. Delvon's a hell of an organist too – the kind that knows that a little can often go much farther than a lot when handling the electric keys – which he does to set up some sweet solos on cuts that include "Ain't It Funky", "Al Greenery", "Can I Change My Mind", "Walk On By", "Between The Mustard & The Mayo", "Raymond Brings The Greens", and "Little Booker T". CD

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Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas SoundprintsLive At Monterey Jazz Festival ... CD
Blue Note, 2015. Used ... $11.99
A really wonderful pairing of trumpeter Dave Douglas and tenorist Joe Lovano – working together here on some of the most adventurous material that either player has cut in years! The music is balanced evenly between a sense of rhythm and sense of freedom – with a vibe that's similar too, but not exactly in the same space as early Ornette Coleman at times – especially in the way the alto and trumpet come together – but which also has these other bold, forward-moving currents too – especially at the points when the group step into a few well-chosen songs from Wayne Shorter. The rest of the quintet is loose and very spontaneous – a great trio of Lawrence Fields on piano, Linda Oh on bass, and Joey Baron on drums – on titles that include "Weatherman", "Power Ranger", "Sound Prints", "Destination Unknown", and "To Sail Beyond The Sunset". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Cedar WaltonEastern Rebellion Vols 1 to 4 (4CD set) ... CD
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 4CD ... $44.99
A great package – one that brings together the four first albums from the fantastic Eastern Rebellion group! First up is Eastern Rebellion 1 – seminal work in the development of the career of Cedar Walton – the formation of his excellent Eastern Rebellion ensemble, a group that became a platform for soul jazz expression for the next two decades! The group on this set features George Coleman on tenor, Sam Jones on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – all working in territory that Walton and Clifford Jordan were exploring heavily at the time – long, drawn-out soul jazz tunes – frequently built upon modal rhythms, and touched with traces of post-Coltrane blowing. The key factor, though, is that the work's never too outside, never too overindulgent – just hard-swinging soul jazz, in a 70s expression of the older Blue Note ideal! Titles include "Bolivia", "5/4 Thing", "Mode For Joe", and "Naima". Eastern Rebellion 2 is the second trip into the studio for Cedar Walton's mighty Eastern Rebellion ensemble – and every bit as great as the first! This time around, the lineup's a bit different – with Bob Berg in on tenor, and Curtis Fuller expanding the group on trombone – but the groove is still the same – wonderfully in the pocket soul jazz, swinging with a gentle and fluid glide that's really tremendous. The work ranks up there with the best of Walton's recordings ever – and the tunes are all originals with a rich imagination for tone, soul, and color – and plenty of space for strong solo work. Titles include "The Maestro", "Sunday Suite", "Ojos De Rojo", "Fantasy In D", and "Clockwise". Eastern Rebellion 3 is the lesser-known third album by Cedar Walton's landmark Eastern Rebellion combo – one of the most important indie soul jazz groups of the late 70s, still going strong on this set! The lineup is still the same as on the second set – with Bob Berg on tenor, Curtis Fuller on trombone, and the wonderfully solid team of Billy Higgins and Sam Jones on rhythm. However, the sound here is slightly different – with a more conscious sense of disharmony at times – creating an unsettling edge that replaces the warm, fluid feel of earlier records. The change shows that Walton and the group were still growing and searching – and titles include "Incognito", "Firm Roots", "Seven Minds", and "Never Never Land". Last up is Eastern Rebellion 4 – an expanded version of the quartet you'd usually expect to hear in this classic Eastern Rebellion series – and a group that really makes all the best of all their added elements! In addition to Cedar Walton's amazing work on piano, the set also features Curtis Fuller on trombone, Chocolate Armenteros on trumpet, Bob Berg on tenor, David Williams on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – the last three of whom are familiar Rebellion partners, but who get some new power in the lead from the presence of Fuller and Armenteros! Chocolate's horn seems to lead the group into some Latin jazz modes – which really open up Billy Higgins' work on the kit in a great way – and Walton responds with a strongly rhythmic version of his lyrical mode. Titles include "Close Enough For Love", "Manteca", "Groundwork", "St Thomas", and "I Am Not So Sure". CD
(Part of the "Timeless Jazz Master Collection"!)

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Grover Washington JrAll My Tomorrows/Soulful Strut/Breath Of Heaven ... CD
Columbia/BGO (UK), 1994/1996/1997. New Copy 3CDs ... $11.99 16.99
A trio of 90s albums from Grover Washington! All My Tomorrows is an overlooked gem from reedman Grover – recorded in his later years, but a set that's actually got more of an acoustic style overall – one that goes back to the roots farther than any of Grover's fusion records! Washington's a great straight player in this setting – filled with soul on tenor and soprano sax – and working with top-shelf small group players like Eddie Henderson on trumpet, Hank Jones on piano, Bobby Watson on alto, and Robin Eubanks on trombone. Guitarist Romero Lumbambo arranged one great Brazilian-tinged number – and other arrangements are by Grover, Larry Willis, Slide Hampton, and Freddy Cole – who sings on two tracks too. Titles include "E Preciso Perdoar", "Happenstance", "All My Tomorrows", "Nature Boy", "Flamingo", and "Estate". Soulful Strut is bouncy soul from Grover Washington – a set that returns to his earlier roots in a space between soulful fusion and R&B! The slinky Washington soprano sax gets plenty of space in this set – blown with those seductive notes that always made Grover one of the most distinctive players on the instrument – and the backings often have this gentle R&B groove that's even stronger on the few cuts here with vocals. Titles include "Soulful Strut", "Bordertown", "Village Groove", "I Can Count The Times", "Headman's Hunt", and "Can You Stop The Rain". Breath Of Heaven is a holiday record from Grover Washington – but one that's got a fair bit more to offer than just the usual Christmas tunes! The set mixes older favorites and lesser-known numbers – all done in that soulful fusion style that Washington brought to his records from other seasons of the years – set up here with the leader on alto, tenor, and soprano sax – amidst arrangements from vibist Joe Lock, and keyboardist Donald Robinson, and guitarist Hiram Bullock – all of whom play on the record. Lisa Fischer sings on one number, but most of the record is instrumental – and titles include "Breath Of Heaven", "The Magi's Song/A Child Is Born", "I Wonder As I Wonder", "Christmas Time Is Here", "The Love In His Infant Eyes", and "Christmas Day Chant". CD

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Kamasi WashingtonHeaven & Earth (3CDs – includes bonus CD) ... CD
Young Turks, 2018. New Copy 3 CDs ... $23.99 24.98
Truly tremendous work from saxophonist Kamasi Washington – a set that may well even blow away his groundbreaking Epic album – given the scope of soul and spirit in the music! As with the previous project, this one's double-length, but maybe feels even more fitted to the mode – as Washington leads this incredible ensemble that unifies a jazz group, orchestra, and choir – all at a level that might even top some of Alice Coltrane's early 70s albums for Impulse! There's a richness in vision here right from the start – music that knows what it is, where it's going, and what it can accomplish – very personal, but also very welcoming too – just the right sort of spirit to help get the nation back on track! Washington blows tenor throughout – and gets great help from Cameron Graves on piano, Brandon Coleman on organ and keyboards, and Miles Mosley on bass – whose work alone really seems to drive the proceedings! Titles include "Can You Hear Him", "Fists Of Fury", "Will You Sing", "Journey", "Street Fighter Mas", "The Space Travelers Lullaby", "The Psalmnist", "One Of One", and "The Invincible Youth". Comes with a bonus CD called The Choice – with the Kamasi-composed "The Secret Of Jinsonson", "Agents Of Multiverse" and "My Family", plus covers of "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" and "Ooh Child" – it's another 38 minutes of music hidden in the center of the cover! CD
(The bonus CD is hidden in the middle section of the foldout cover – you'll need to cut it open at the seam to find this hidden gem!)
Also available Heaven & Earth (5LPs – includes bonus LP) ... LP 61.99

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Kamasi WashingtonHeaven & Earth (5LPs – includes bonus LP) ... LP
Young Turks, 2018. New Copy 5LPs ... $61.99 65.98
Truly tremendous work from saxophonist Kamasi Washington – a set that may well even blow away his groundbreaking Epic album – given the scope of soul and spirit in the music! As with the previous project, this one's double-length, but maybe feels even more fitted to the mode – as Washington leads this incredible ensemble that unifies a jazz group, orchestra, and choir – all at a level that might even top some of Alice Coltrane's early 70s albums for Impulse! There's a richness in vision here right from the start – music that knows what it is, where it's going, and what it can accomplish – very personal, but also very welcoming too – just the right sort of spirit to help get the nation back on track! Washington blows tenor throughout – and gets great help from Cameron Graves on piano, Brandon Coleman on organ and keyboards, and Miles Mosley on bass – whose work alone really seems to drive the proceedings! Titles include "Can You Hear Him", "Fists Of Fury", "Will You Sing", "Journey", "Street Fighter Mas", "The Space Travelers Lullaby", "The Psalmnist", "One Of One", and "The Invincible Youth". Comes with a bonus LP called The Choice – with the Kamasi-composed "The Secret Of Jinsonson", "Agents Of Multiverse" and "My Family", plus covers of "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" and "Ooh Child" – it's another 38 minutes of music hidden in the center of the cover! LP, Vinyl record album
(The bonus LP is hidden in the middle section of the foldout cover – you'll need to tear the perforated seam to find this hidden gem!)
Also available Heaven & Earth (3CDs – includes bonus CD) ... CD 23.99

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✨✧ VariousWild Sounds From An Overheated Jukebox – Lux & Ivy Dig Those 45s ... CD
Righteous (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Oh for the glory days of the 7" single – that magical late 50s/early 60s time when it seemed like there was an endless supply of weird and wonderful records all the time – and at prices that allowed them to circulate easily, even if they weren't big hits! (And why are 7" singles so expensive these days?) The package is a fantastic testament to that wonderful musical moment – when you might stumble across a backroom jukebox, stuffed with overlooked gems – just waiting for you to discover them, and get them blasting out of the bassy speaker with the drop of your dime. Few folks know this generation better than Lux and Ivy of The Cramps – a pair who were record collectors before they even made a single of their own – and the set features a stunning 50 rare nuggets – with titles that include "The Mash" by Bud Spudd & The Sprouts, "No Time" by The Titans, "Purr Kitty Purr" by Sid King & The Five Strings, "Time Machine" by The Gamblers, "Little Bitty Girl" by The Memories, "The Little Martian" by Jan Amber, "The Last Meal" by Hurricane Harry, "Hello Schoolteacher" by The 4 After 5s, "Peach Fuzz" by Bob Taylor, "Zindy Lou" by The Mariners, "My Memories Of You" by Yolanda & The Natural, "Wolf Call" by Mark Anthony, "Nameless" by Bob Strauss, "Heartbeat" by The Threeteens, "I Dreamed I Was Elvis" by Sonny Cole & The Rhythm Roamers, "Mental Cruelty" by Larry & Dixie Davis, and "Bodacious" by The US Rockets. CD

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✨✧ IndependentsJust As Long – The Complete Wand Recordings 1972 to 1974 ... CD
Wand/Kent (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the best soul groups to come out of Chicago in the early 70s – a quartet that was overflowing with great talent, and who also went on to influence a lot of other 70s soul as well! The group features one gal singer, and three guys – the former the great Helen Curry, who'd recorded a few solo singles before joining up – the latter the team of Charles Jackson and Marvin Yancy, who'd go onto some crucial production work with Natalie Cole and other singers, plus the great Maurice Jackson, who issued some amazing work on his own! The four come together in a style that really sums up all the sophisticated soul currents taking place in the Windy City at the time – a bit of Brunswick group modes, touched with some of the loftier production styles of Curtom, given some of the fuller, warmer touches that you'd hear from The Emotions or Jerry Butler. The group only spent a few years together, and recorded for the Wand/Scepter label in New York – who often repackaged albums with a lot of overlapping tracks – which makes this collection the first true representation of everything they recorded at the time – served up with the usual stellar Kent Records notes and production. Titles include the Independents' amazing version of Leroy Hutson's "Lucky Fellow" – plus "I Just Want To Be There", "Baby I've Been Missing You", "Our Love Has Got To Come Together", "Leaving Me", "Just As Long As You Need Me (parts 1 & 2)", "Here I Am", "It's All Over", "One Woman Do Right Man", "The Same Old Way", "No Wind No Rain", and "I Love You Yes I Do (Tom Moulton rmx)". CD

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✨✧ Carl Allen & Manhattan ProjectsPiccadilly Square ... CD
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1989. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
We love the group that drummer Carl Allen has on this set – a soulful 80s young lions lineup, with Roy Hargrove on trumpet, Vincent Herring on alto and soprano, Ira Coleman on bass, and Donald Brown on piano – all taking things back to the basics of soul jazz, but with a sense of imagination and power that really mark all the players as harbingers of a new generation in jazz! Freddie Hubbard guests on two tracks – and while he sounds great, he's almost not needed – as the other players come together beautifully on all the other selections – hard-swinging, and expanding a sense of hardbop in ways that hearken back to a Jazz Messengers tradition, but with energy that's all their own. Titles include "Annie's Mood", "The Biscuit Man", "Piccadilly Square", "Afterthoughts", and "New Joy". CD
(Part of the "Solid Records – Jazz Giants" series!)

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✨✧ Roscoe MitchellBefore There Was Sound ... CD
Nessa, 1965. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Some of the earliest work from AACM legend Roscoe Mitchell – tracks recorded before his legendary Sound album, hence the title – finally appearing here for the first time ever! Even in 1965, Mitchell is way ahead of his time – working at a free-thinking, free-wheeling approach to jazz that's a bit more New York than later Chicago music – but still completely amazing! Roscoe opens up on alto, often in tandem with trumpeter Fred Berry – in a group that also features Malachi Favors on bass and Alvin Fiedler on drums – a very open-ended combo that moves forward with boundless energy. There's echoes here of the best modern moments from Archie Shepp, Ted Curson, and Ornette Coleman in the 60s – and the long-overdue release of this music is a real cause for celebration – especially given that the package features lots of detailed history and helpful notes. Titles include "Mr Freddy", "Green", "Outer Space", "Akhenaten", "And There Was Peace", and "Jo Jar". CD

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✨✧ Tony BennettPlayin' With My Friends – Bennett Sings The Blues ... CD
CBS, 2001. Used ... Out Of Stock
Features Diana Krall, Natalie Cole, BB King, Stevie Wonder, and Ray Charles. CD

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✨✧ Grover Washington JrAll My Tomorrows ... CD
Columbia, 1994. Used ... Out Of Stock
An overlooked gem from reedman Grover Washington – recorded in his later years, but a set that's actually got more of an acoustic style overall – one that goes back to the roots farther than any of Grover's fusion records! Washington's a great straight player in this setting – filled with soul on tenor and soprano sax – and working with top-shelf small group players like Eddie Henderson on trumpet, Hank Jones on piano, Bobby Watson on alto, and Robin Eubanks on trombone. Guitarist Romero Lumbambo arranged one great Brazilian-tinged number – and other arrangements are by Grover, Larry Willis, Slide Hampton, and Freddy Cole – who sings on two tracks too. Titles include "E Preciso Perdoar", "Happenstance", "All My Tomorrows", "Nature Boy", "Flamingo", and "Estate". CD
 
 
 



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