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ChopinPiano Works – Samson Francois (10CD box set) ... CD
EMI (France), Late 50s/1960s. Used 10CD ... $13.99
... CD
(Out of print.)
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Pepper AdamsLive In Europe ... LP
Impro (France), 1977. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A really great setting for Pepper Adams – a rare European live date that has his baritone sax matched with the mighty talents of the George Arvanitas trio! Arvanitas' piano is always great, but we especially love the rhythm work here by bassist Jacky Samson and drummer Charles Saudrais – two amazing players who help Pepper find a groove on the record that's quite different than usual. The set begins with the 11 minute "Bossa Noveau" – a Brazilian-styled groover that reminds us a lot of the Samson/Saudrais work with Marco Di Marco and Chris Woods – and the same sort of vibe follows on the 17 minute "Min & Maj Blues" too. "Ephemera" and "Body & Soul" are a bit straighter, but totally great. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ted CursonPop Wine ... CD
Futura (France), 1971. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Ted Curson at his finest – an incredible album that has him blowing hard, and with a wonderfully soulful style on the Paris scene of the early 70s! Curson's always been a hell of a trumpeter – but he's all-out, over-the-top on this amazing session from 1971 – working alongside the legendary trio of pianist George Arvanitas – who themselves really seem to hit a special sort of sound for the record! The tracks have a long, open-ended quality that offers a mix of modal grooving and hard spiritual soloing – perfect territory for Curson to show his stuff, over a groove that you'd hardly expect from Georges' group. Arvanitas' bassist Jacky Samson has this warm, round, wonderful tone that's a perfect foil for Curson's spirited blowing – and titles include "Quartier Latin", "Pop Wine", "LSD Takes A Holiday", and "Flip Top". CD
(Out of print.)

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Dexter Gordon with Sonny Grey & George ArvanitasParisian Concert (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Futura (France), 1973. Very Good ... $38.99
A rare slice of work from Dexter Gordon – an early 70s live date in Paris, recorded by Jef Gilson, and featuring the George Arvanitas trio as a rhythm section, plus trumpet by the great Sonny Grey! The mix of players is totally great, and makes for a record that's fresher than some of Dex' other live European dates of the period – a bit loose and freewheeling, with some of the deeper soul of his early 60s years. Grey's trumpet is an especially nice aspect to the recording – but we also totally dig the bass of Jacky Samson and drums of Charles Saudrais! Arvanitas keeps his piano mostly pointed straight ahead – and titles include "Fried Bananas", "Caloon Bloos", "Dexter Leaps Out", and "No Matter How". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, and a bit of splitting on the bottom seam.)

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Anita O' DayAnita O' Day In Berlin ... LP
MPS, 1970. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A really great later album from Anita – one recorded live in Berlin, with some backing by the George Arvanitas trio – at the time when they had the kick-ass rhythm section of Jacky Samson on bass and Charles Saudrais on drums. Anita's in a much more swinging groove than usual – opening up in an MPS-like setting that's quite different from her Verve albums. The highlight of the record is a nice funky version of "Sunny", which starts with a great drum bit at the beginning – and other tracks include "Soon It's Gonna Rain", "Your Wings", "On A Clear Day", and a medley of "Yesterday" and "Yesterdays". LP, Vinyl record album
(1981 PA USA pressing.)

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Frank Wright/Georges ArvanitasShouting The Blues ... LP
Sun (France), 1977. Very Good+ ... $33.99
The mighty Frank Wright joins the fantastic trio of pianist Georges Arvanitas – with Jacky Samson on bass and Charles Saudrais on drums! Frank plays tenor and bass clarinet – and tunes are a bit tighter and more swinging than some of his other records – at least at some points. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ T Bone WalkerI Want A Little Girl ... LP
Delmark, 1973. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Proof that T-Bone Walker has always had an element of jazz in his music – a set recorded in Paris with Hal Singer on tenor and George Arvanitas on piano – plus bass from the mighty Jackie Samson! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chris WoodsChris Meets Paris Meets Chris (plus bonus track) ... CD
Futura (France), 1973. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent work from Chris Woods – a genius reed player on alto sax and flute! Chris had a similar history to Nathan Davis, another richly talented American reed player from the same era – in that he was an American, but moved to Europe and achieved greater fame by becoming a seminal part of the scene during the early 60s. Woods recorded albums with Ted Curson, Marco Di Marco, and Georges Arvanitas – whose trio with Jacky Samson and Charles Saudrais is backing Chris up on this album. A few of the tunes are in a more standard jazz mode than Woods' other recordings, but there's also some great ones – like "My Lady", which is a soulful dancing waltz, and "Monsieur Lesbois In Paris", which has a nice stepping groove that's right up there with Woods' most soulful recordings! Other tracks include "Au Privae", "Love Theme For a Very Special Friend", and "Dreaming At The Woodside". CD also features a previously unissued take on "Cabaret". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Georges ArvanitasLive Again ... CD
Futura (France), 1973. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
2CDs worth of wonderful work by this excellent French pianist! Arvanitas was at the height of his powers during the early 70s – stepping from a strong tradition of French keyboard work that mixed bop fire, jagged modernism, and an unabashed love of a good groove – and this set features him working in very relaxed company with his amazing trio of Jacky Samson on bass and Charles Saudrais on drums – the same rhythm team on the Marco DiMarco albums from the 70s. Samson's got this incredibly warm, round tone that ranks him as one of our favorite bassists ever – and Saudrais has a light, nimble, dancing touch on the drum kit that puts him in the mode of some of the best European modalists of the late 60s, particularly those working for the Saba/MPS label. The tracks are all quite long, and Arvanitas plays electric piano on more than a few cuts. Titles include "Electric", "Sing Sing", "Indian", "Con Alma", and "In Your Own Sweet Way". CD

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✨✧ VariousWinds Of Time – The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal 1979 to 1985 (3CD set) ... CD
HNE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
British heavy metal at the start of the 80s – a time when the UK scene was rising fresh from the big jolt of the punk generation – and also maybe starting to shine as the greatest place for metal in the world! There's an intensity to these tracks that really blows away some of the groups from the previous years – particularly those who'd risen to commercial heights on major labels – as many of the acts here began in the indie scene, where there was almost a merging with punk in terms of stripped-down production and frenzied instrumentation – all of which renewed urgency in the music, or maybe gave it a quality that it never even had before! And if you think you're not a heavy metal fan, you may well think again after hearing the set – because the choice of cuts here is wonderful, even from artists who later sounded more commercial – and the whole thing's tied together with a great set of notes as well. 51 tracks in all – with work by Fist, Angel Witch, Demon Pact, Satan, Elixir, Colossus, Savage, Dark Star, Hellanbach, Lautrec, Race Against Time, Aragorn, Axis, Witchfynde, Warfare, Gaskin, Venom, Shiva, Tysondog, Avenger, Soldier, Stormtrooper, Silverwing, Warrior, Tokyo Blade, Black Rose, Vardis, Jaguar, Diamond Head, Samson, Saxon, Chevy, Atomkraft, Brooklyn, White Spirit, Rock Goddess, and others! CD
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✨✧ FashawnBoy Meets World ... CD
One, 2009. Used ... Out Of Stock
Soulful hip hop from Cali's Fashawn – the storytelling sense, and in the way the tunes hit you deeply where it counts – with appearances by Blu, Exile, Aloe Blacc & others. Exile produced, and he did so excellent, with resonantly soulful and sometimes jazzy sounds, with surprising sounds in the mix. Titles include "Freedom", "Hey Young World" feat Aloe Blacc & Devoya Mayo, "Stars", "Life Is A Shorty" feat J Mitchell, The Ecology", "Our Way" feat Evidence, "Samsonite Man" feat Bly, "Bo Jackson" feat Exile, "Boy Meets World" and more. CD

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