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Ross De Luxe Syncopators/Savoy BearcatsRoss De Luxe Syncopators/Savoy Bearcats ... LP
Collectors Items (UK), Mid 20s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Ross De Luxe Syncopators include Robert Cookie Mason, Melvin Herbert, Eddie Cooper, Edmond Hall, Robert Cloud, Earl Evans, Alonzo Ross, Casper Towie, Richard Fullbright, Frank Houston, and Margaret Miller. Savoy Bearcats include Gilbert Paris, Demas Dean, James Reevy, Carmello Jejo, Otto Mikell, Ramon Hernandez, Leon Abbey, Jon Steele, Freddy White, Harry Edwards, Willie Lynch, and Duncan Mayers. LP, Vinyl record album

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Savoy BrownBlue Matter (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Universal (Japan), 1969. Used ... $19.99
Nine tracks, including "Train To Nowhere", "Vicksburg Blues", "It Hurts Me Too", "May Be Wrong", and "Tolling Bells". Produced by Mike Vernon, and the band includes Roger Earl & Lonesome Dave! CD
(Out of print SHM CD, with obi!)

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Savoy BrownGetting To The Point ... LP
Parrot, Late 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Vinyl has a short click on "Mr. Downchild". Cover has staining and waviness on the bottom right corner.)

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Savoy BrownGetting To The Point (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Deram (Japan), Late 60s. Used ... $24.99
... CD
(Out of print SHMCD pressing, with obi!)

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Savoy BrownHellbound Train ... LP
Parrot, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)
Also available Hellbound Train (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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Savoy BrownHellbound Train (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Deram (Japan), 1972. Used Gatefold ... $24.99
... CD
(Out of print SHMCD pressing – with obi!)
Also available Hellbound Train ... LP 7.99

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✨✧ Savoy BrownJack The Toad ... LP
Parrot, 1973. Very Good- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Savoy BrownLion's Share ... LP
Parrot, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In the original fold-over cover, Missing the inner sleeve.)

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Savoy BrownLooking In ... LP
Parrot, 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a slice down part of the spine which has caused some splitting and flaking.)

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Savoy BrownRaw Sienna ... LP
Parrot/London, Early 70s. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
A fantastic classic from Savoy Brown – one of those records that shows just why these guys were so great during their short early run! The approach is maybe familiar blues rock, but the sound is also very special – with a great sense of fusion of all the elements, so that vocals, guitar, and rhythms all seem tightly tied together – still with the kind of bravado you might expect, and plenty of strong guitar from Kim Simmonds – but also given this focus that's really wonderful, especially when heavy piano lines come into the mix to almost give things a Mose Allison vibe, and added horns open up some currents of soul. A strong cut above the competition – with titles that include "Master Hare", "Needle & Spoon", "A Hard Way To Go", "That Same Feelin", "A Little More Wine", "I'm Crying", "Is That So", and "Stay While The Night Is Young". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with Bell Sound stamp.)

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Savoy BrownStep Further ... LP
Parrot, 1969. Very Good ... $4.99
A special split LP from Savoy Brown – one side live, and one side studio – both produced to blues rock perfection by Mike Vernon! The live set features one 22 minute long medley, titled "Savoy Brown Boogie" – and studio tracks include "Made Up My Mind", "I'm Tired", "Where Am I", and "Life's One Act Play". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on Richmond/Peerless.)

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Savoy BrownStreet Corner Talking ... LP
Parrot, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small split on the bottom seam, light wear, and some aging.)

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Art BlakeyArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (Savoy) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Savoy (Japan), 1957. Used ... $14.99
During the late 50s – after an initial burst of recordings with Blue Note, and before a later successful run for the label – Art Blakey recorded on a number of labels with a lesser-known version of The Jazz Messengers. This album's from that stretch – and like others from the period it's a darn nice batch of tracks, and while it lacks some of the polished tightness of the later Blue Notes it crackles with the energy that's been the Jazz Messengers trademark from day one. The group features Bill Hardman on trumpet, Jackie McLean on alto, and Sam Dockery on piano – and the set's a loose batch of hardbop numbers like "Casino", "Ugh!", "Mirage", "The Biddie Griddies", "Potpourri" and "Reflections Of Buhania". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Bob CrosbySugar Foot Strut/Savoy Blues ... 78 RPM
Decca, 1939. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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JJ Johnson & Kai WindingJay & Kai (Savoy) ... CD
Savoy, Early 50s. Used ... $4.99
Excellent early recordings from the team of JJ Johnson and Kai Winding – the kind of sides that always remind us how great their twin trombone work could be! The album's lacking the cliches of later albums, and presents both players at their best – soulful and stripped down, grooving in a few different groups – with players who include Billy Bauer on guitar, Leo Parker on baritone, and Charles Mingus on bass. The album also features a solo track by each – and titles include "Coop", "The Major", "Lament", "Bernie's Tune", and "Blues For Trombones". CD
(Out of print.)

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Pete Johnson/Cozy ColeAll Star Swing Groups – The Savoy Sessions ... LP
Savoy, Mid 40s/1977. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing.)

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Robin KenyattaStompin' At The Savoy ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1974. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
A great blend of older jazz styles and the sweet 70s funk of Robin Kenyatta – served up with a hip sort of sparkle overall! There's a few familiar jazz modes in here that definitely live up to the spirit of the title – but most of the record is more open, laidback, and somewhat spiritual – thanks to help from a hip lineup that includes Billy Harper on tenor sax, Dwight Brewster and Larry Willis on electric piano, Winston Wright on organ, Lew Soloff on trumpet, and Jimmy Knepper on trombone! Some of the best tracks here are surprisingly open and earthy – almost pointing back towards Kenyatta's Until album, but a bit more inside – and other cuts have a warmer sort of 70s glow, more in the mode that Robin was hitting on other Atlantic albums of the time. Titles include "The Need To Smile", "Mellow In The Park", "Jessica", "River Boat", "Two Bass Blues", and "Smooth Sailing". CD

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Yusef LateefLast Savoy Sessions ... CD
Savoy, 1957/1959. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
Incredible early work from Yusef Lateef – some of his best! On these early Savoy side, Lateef is drawing from the wealth of influences that were running through the Detroit jazz underground of the 50s that spawned him – and apart from a strongly-conceived bop-influenced sound, you'll also hear Lateef experimenting a lot with jazz exoticism, using different reed instruments and odd small-group arrangements in a manner that's sort of a more "inside" version of similar work done at the time by Sun Ra and group. Lateef's work at this point is a key link in a tradition of exploratory Afro-centric jazz that runs through Roland Kirk's "Black Classical Music" of the 60s, and the underground output of labels like Tribe or Strata East during the 70s. About half the cuts on here are fairly straight, and still pretty nice, but those that aren't will open your eyes to Lateef's genius! Includes titles from The Fabric Of Jazz, The Dreamer, Jazz & The Sounds Of Nature, and Prayer To The East – with 19 numbers that include "Arjuna", "Valse Bouk", "Check Blues", "Gypsy Arab", "Sram", "Lover Man", and "8540 Twelfth Street". CD
(Out of print, booklet is wrinkled from some water damage. Promtional stamp on cover.)

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✨✧ Esther PhillipsLittle Esher Phillips – The Complete Savoy Recordings With Johnny Otis ... LP
Savoy, 1950s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small corner cut.)

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Jimmy ScottLittle Jimmy Scott – The Savoy Years & More (3CD box set) ... CD
Savoy, 1950s/1975. Used 3 CDs ... $28.99
Some of the best material ever recorded by singer Jimmy Scott – presented as a lovely 3 disc package with copious notes, and a lot of bonus material too! The bulk of the sides were cut during the earliest years of Jimmy's career – from 1952 to 1960, all with great small group, jazz-based backing – very nicely handled by the folks at Savoy Records – with just the right sort of pitch to work well with Scott's unique voice. There's a lot of unreleased cuts from these sessions – which makes the package essential even if you own the records – and titles include "If You Only Knew", "If I Ever Lost You", "Once", "What Good Would It Be", "I'll Never Deceive You", "Please Forgive Me", "Guilty", "Anytime Anyday Anywhere", and "The Talk Of The Town". The set then ends with the full album Can't We Begin Again, from Jimmy's "lost" period in 1975 – ne of the most obscure albums we've ever seen from Scott – and that's saying a lot, given how obscure most of his career was before his relatively recent revival! This session – billed in the notes as his "umpteenth comeback" – was recorded in Chicago in 1975, but has a feel that's in keeping with some of Jimmy's more traditional work from earlier years. The set was done by producer Fred Mendelsohn, who'd recorded some of Jimmy's earlier work – and features backings by pianist Ace Carter, plus additional string arrangements from Alex Hamilton. Jimmy's voice is actually a bit less fragile and somewhat deeper than usual – possibly even more confident – and the "jazz with strings" format brings a full feel to the session, but one that never dominates the vocals. Titles include "The More I See You", "I'll Be Around", "Anchored By My Side", "You've Changed", "Can't We Begin Again", "Close Your Eyes", and "What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life". Box features 66 tracks in all! CD
(Out of print.)

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Billy TaylorBilly Taylor – Jazz Pianist (Savoy) (10 inch LP) ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $49.99
Very unusual material from this famous pianist – given that the group here features John Hardee on tenor sax and Milt Page on organ! Titles include "The Bug", "Misty Morning Blues", "Solace", "Monk's Mood", and "Night & Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(A great copy!)

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Lester YoungPres Lives – Savoy Sessions ... LP
Savoy, 1950. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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VariousChanging Face Of Harlem – The Savoy Sessions ... LP
Savoy, Early 40s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Includes selections from Buck Ram All Stars, Pete Brown Quintette, Hot Lips Page, Ben Webster, Herbie Fields, Tiny Grimes, Charlie Parker, Miss Rhapsody, and Clyde Hart. LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cutout hole, promo stamp, and some light stains along the bottom with a stuck gatefold.)

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VariousSavoy Story Vol 1 – Jazz (3CD box set) ... CD
Savoy/Atlantic, 1940s/1950s. Used 3 CDs ... $14.99
Music from Cannonball Adderley, Gene Ammons, Miles Davis, Billy Eckstine, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, Coleman Hawkins, Charlie Parker, Little Jimmy Scott, Ben Webster, Lester Yong & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousStompin At The Savoy – Honkers Screamers Shouters Be Boppers Crooners & Jazz Babes – 19 Classic Cuts From The Archives Of Savoy ... LP
Arista (UK), Late 40s/1950s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Billy Eckstine/Joe Turner/Johnny OtisSavoy Jazz R&B Reflections Completer Disc ... CD
Savoy, 1950/1951. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes tracks omitted from the following Savoy CD releases due to space constraints. Have No Fear Big Joe Turner Is Here, the Original Johnny Otis Show, and the Billy Eckstine album Mister B & The Band. 15 tracks total. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johnny OtisJohnny Otis Rhythm & Blues Caravan – The Complete Savoy Recordings (3CD box set) ... CD
Savoy, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used 3 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Charlie ParkerBird – Savoy Recordings Master Takes ... LP
Savoy, Mid 40s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A nicely distilled collection pulled together for issue in the mid 70s, of Charlie Parker's work for Savoy Records – done between the years 1944-1948, with some of the best talents in the bop business! Some of the other Savoy Parker sets have been a bit too overstuffed with alternate takes – and this one nicely changes that by focusing only on the material that made it out to the public as 78rpm recordings at the time. The double LP set features a total of 30 tracks – with titles that include "Tiny's Tempo", "Barbados", "Constellation", "Marmaduke", "Steeplechase", "Chasin The Bird", "Billie's Bounce", "Romance Without Finance", "Perhaps", and "Parker's Mood". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Timo LassyBig Brass – Live At Savoy Theatre Helsinki ... CD
MustHaveJazz/Membran (Finland), 2020. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A gem of a record from Finnish saxophonist Timo Lassy – a straight jazz set that reunites him with members of the Ricky Tick Big Band – including some of the musicians who first made big waves with Timo on record in the early part of this century! Lassy's at his best here – really creative as a soloist, and dropping some of the more groove-oriented qualities you'd hear on his other records – to work in an array of soulful sounds with a core quintet that includes electric piano, bass, drums, and percussion – augmented by larger horns from the Ricky Tick band, arranged by Valtteri Laurell Poyhonen, and featuring solos from Jukka Eskola and Kalevi Louhivuori on trumpets, and Aaro Huopainen on trombone. The tunes move along with a nice sense of rhythm, but also have all these amazing colors and tones that burst out with a great sense of delight throughout the performance – on titles that include "Teddy The Sweeper", "Waltz Unsolved", "Grande Opening", "Universal Four", "African Rumble", and "Sweet Spot". CD

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✨✧ Fred Elizalde & His OrchestraJazz At The Savoy – The 20s ... LP
Decca (UK), Late 20s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(60s pressing. Cover has some gloss peel.)
 
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Cannonball AdderleyPresenting Cannonball (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Savoy/Sony (Japan), 1955. Used ... $14.99
One of Cannonball Adderley's first albums – recorded for Savoy way back in 1955, and done with a free and open style that's a nice contrast to his tighter sides for Mercury! The album's very relaxed – that hardbop blowing session mode that Savoy virtually pioneered – letting the players open up in comfortable studio space, working together almost as they would on a hip live date. Cannon's in the lead on alto, and the group also features Nat Adderley on cornet, Hank Jones on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums – a classic Savoy rhythm section for the two horn players. Tracks are long, and titles include "Spontaneous Combustion", "Still Talkin To Ya", "Caribbean Cutie", and "A Little Taste". CD
(Out of print, includes obi!)

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Chuz AlfredJazz Young Blood ... CD
Savoy (Japan), 1955. Used ... $14.99
The only album we've ever seen from tenorist Chuz Alfred – an Ohio player working here with Ola Hanson on trombone and Chuck Lee on piano – plus support from Kenny Clarke on drums and Vinnie Burke on bass! Lots of unusual titles – including "Manta Wray", "Harlequin", "Chuz Duz", and "Message From Home". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Lee Allen, Big Jay McNeely, Hal Singer, Sam TaylorHonkers & Screamers – The Roots Of Rock N Roll Vol 6 ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s/1954/1961. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
The cover says "roots of rock n roll" – but the set features some killer tenor work from Savoy Records – late 40s sides by Paul Williams, Hal Singer, and Big Jay McNeely – a 1954 date by Lee Allen – and obscure 1961 recordings by the great Sam Taylor! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small corner cut.)

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✨✧ Dorothy AshbyJazz Harpist ... CD
Savoy, 1956. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby has always had one of the most unusual sounds around – and even though it might sound a bit crazy at first, her mix of harp playing with tight jazzy backing is always a winning combination. This early album has Ms Ashby playing with a groovy little combo that includes Frank Wess on flute, Ed Thigpen on drums, and Wendell Marshall on bass. Even at this early age, Dorothy shows her writing skills well with the originals "Aeolian Groove, "Lamentation", and "Spicy" – and she does a nice job with the other standards she chooses to cover. A nice record, with a soulful sound that you wouldn't expect! CD
(Out of print.)

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Ronnie BallAll About Ronnie ... LP
Savoy, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $24.99
One of the most obscure modern jazz albums on Savoy – an obscure album that's also one of the few dates as a leader from pianist Ronnie Ball! Also features Ted Brown on tenor, Willie Dennis on trombone, Wendell Marshall on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums – on titles that include "Pennie Packer", "Citrus Season", "Feather Bead", and "Little Quail". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing, with deep groove and RVG etch. Cover has light wear in one upper corner, but is nice overall.)

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Eddie Bert, Donald Byrd, JR Monterose, & OthersMontage ... LP
Savoy, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $69.99
A collection of laidback blowing material recorded for Savoy during the mid 50s – featuring 2 different groups, plus 2 solo piano tracks by John Mehegan. Group one features Eddie Bert, JR Monterose, Hank Jones, and Kenny Clarke – on the tracks "Steady Eddie", "Slow Crosstown", "Bronx Line", and "Wishbone" – and group two features Donald Byrd, Frank Foster, and Hank Jones on the track "If I Love Again". LP, Vinyl record album
(Bright red label pressing with RVG etch. Cover has light wear.)

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Big Bad Voodoo DaddyRattle Them Bones ... LP
Savoy, 2012. Sealed ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Big MaybelleCandy/That's A Pretty Good Love ... 7-inch
Savoy, Late 50s. Very Good ... $24.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some wear.)

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Bowling Green State University Gospel ChoirOne Of The Ones ... LP
Savoy, 1973. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Nappy BrownRight Time/Oh You Don't Know ... 7-inch
Savoy, 1957. Very Good ... $9.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have some peeled spots.)

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Al CohnProgressive Al Cohn ... CD
Savoy, 1950/1953. Used ... $9.99
Nice nice early work from Al – of the sort you can't always find that easily on reissue! The set's a very well put together album that brings together titles from 2 early sets on Savoy. 4 tracks are from a 1950 set with a quartet that includes George Wallington, on the tracks "Infinity", "Groovin With Gus", and "Let's Get Away With It All". The other 5 cuts are from 1953 – from a quintet set with Nick Travis on trumpet, Horace Silver on piano, Curley Russell on bass, and Max Roach on drums. Titles on that one include "Ah-Moore", "I'm Tellin Ya", and "Jane Street" – and Cohn is really in best form on those sides! CD
(Out of print.)

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John ColtraneTimeless ... CD
Savoy, 1958. Used ... $2.99
Features some of John Coltrane's great late 50s work with Wilbur Harden – the start of his modal moment! CD
(Out of print.)

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John Coltrane & Wilbur HardenMainstream 1958 – The East Coast Jazz Scene ... CD
Savoy, 1958. Used ... $11.99
An incredible chapter of John Coltrane's early career – one of a pair of albums he cut with trumpeter Wilbur Harden for Savoy records! The title's a bit misleading, as the sound here really isn't "mainstream" at all – but more in the longer modal mode that would emerge more strongly in Coltrane's later recordings. The album is really significant – in that it almost marks the first time that Trane got to express his voice freely, and work through a more visionary sound – but big credit also goes to Wilbur Harden, who wrote all the longer tracks on the set, and who is coming at the record from kind of a Yusef Lateef exotic perspective. Other players include Tommy Flanagan and Lateef-bandmates Doug Watkins on bass and Louis Hayes on drums – and titles include "West 42nd Street", "EFFPH", "Snuffy", and "Rhodomagnetics". CD
(Out of print.)

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John Coltrane & Wilbur HardinAfrica (aka Dial Africa) ... CD
Savoy, 1958/1977. Used ... $8.99
A 70s collection of some of Coltrane's groundbreaking recordings for Savoy from the late 50s – recorded in the company of a super-hip sextet with Wilbur Harden on trumpet, and done in a way so that the tracks open up nice and long, in strong modal grooves that point the way towards Trane's later work in the 60s. The set features 5 long tracks issued in the 50s – "Anedac", "BJ1", "Once In A While", "Dial Africa", and "Oomba". CD
(Out of print.)

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Bonnie Davis with The Bunny Banks TrioGet In Touch With Me/So Long ... 78 RPM
Savoy, 1942. Very Good ... $4.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Miles DavisFirst Miles ... CD
Savoy (Japan), Mid 40s. Used ... $4.99
The title gets it right – as these recordings are definitely some of the first-ever by Miles Davis – some done under his own name, some as a key sideman with other artists! The first 8 cuts feature Davis with group of his own, featuring his famous boss of the time, Charlie Parker, on alto sax – plus John Lewis on piano and Max Roach on drums. Most tracks have a few versions, and titles include "Half Nelson", "Little Willie Leaps", "Milestones", and "Sippin At Bells". Next are 7 more tracks done on sessions that feature vocalist Rubberlegs Williams and reedman Herbie Fields – tunes that include "That's The Stuff You Gotta Watch", "Pointless Mama Blues", and "Bring It On Home". Last up is a bonus Charlie Parker tune – a classic 1945 recording of "Now's The Time", with Miles on trumpet. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bill Dixon/Archie SheppBill Dixon 7-Tette/Archie Shepp & The New York Contemporary 5 ... CD
Savoy/Atlantic, 1964. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Seminal "new thing" work by Bill Dixon and Archie Shepp! The album is divided in two – so that one side features work by Dixon, playing in a group with Ken McIntyre; and the other side features Shepp leading a combo that includes Ted Curson, John Tchicai, and Don Cherry. Both sides are some of the most seminal "new thing" sessions ever recorded, and they have a fantastic quality that far outstrips later work by both artists. Titles include "The 12th December", "Winter Song, 1964", "Where Poppies Bloom", and "Consequences". Plus, the CD features 2 previously unissued alternate takes! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kenny DorhamBlues In Bebop ... CD
Savoy, Late 40s. Used ... $3.99
Some of the earliest recorded work from trumpeter Kenny Dorham – presented here in an overstuffed set that brings together most of his appearances on the Savoy label! The core standout tunes here are 10 numbers recorded in 1946 by The Bebop Boys – a combo that featured Dorham, Sonny Stitt, and Bud Powell coming together on tight, short, very upbeat bop material that ranked with some of the best early 78s of the genre. Titles by this group include "Seven Up", "Bebop In Pastel", "Serenade To A Square", "Fools Fancy", and "Bombay". Other material on the CD includes a solo by Kenny on "The Jitney Man" by Billy Eckstine, plus 3 tracks with the Milt Jackson Sextet from 1949 – including "Conglomeration", "Bruz", and "Roll Em Bags". Kenny also plays on three 1949 recordings with Charlie Parker – "Barbados", "Scrapple From The Apple", and "Bebop" – as well as four 1956 numbers with Cecil Payne – including "Grooving High", "Man Of Moods", and "Saucer Eyes". CD

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✨✧ Billy EckstineLegendary Big Band (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Savoy, Mid 40s. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Amazing work from the early, legendary years of Billy Eckstine – that time when he was fronting one of the hippest backing groups a vocalist could hope to have! Eckstine's voice was already becoming the stuff of legend by the time of these recordings – but thanks to contributions from a host of famous boppers, his band was getting equal fame, too – a really legendary lineup that includes such greats as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie,Kenny Dorham, and Fats Navarro on trumpets; Wardell Gray, Dexter Gordon, and Gene Ammons on tenor; Leo Parker on baritone; Art Blakey on drums; and many other huge names too! The band was virtually a school for a whole generation of jazzmen to come – allowing them to play together, get to know each other, and spin off in important small groups – much in the way the Kenton group a few years later allowed so much development on the west coast. And amidst all this great music, Billy's vocals have never sounded better – much bolder and hard-swinging than in later years! 2CDs, great notes, and a whopping 41 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print. Digipack pressing with 4 slice marks around and pen through barcode.)

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✨✧ Billy EckstineMister B & The Band ... CD
Savoy/Nippon (Japan), 1945/1946. Used ... $4.99
Amazing work from the early, legendary years of Billy Eckstine – that time when he was fronting one of the hippest backing groups a vocalist could hope to have! Eckstine's voice was already becoming the stuff of legend by the time of these recordings – but thanks to contributions from a host of famous boppers, his band was getting equal fame, too – a really legendary lineup that includes such greats as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie,Kenny Dorham, and Fats Navarro on trumpets; Wardell Gray, Dexter Gordon, and Gene Ammons on tenor; Leo Parker on baritone; Art Blakey on drums; and many other huge names too! The band was virtually a school for a whole generation of jazzmen to come – allowing them to play together, get to know each other, and spin off in important small groups – much in the way the Kenton group a few years later allowed so much development on the west coast. And amidst all this great music, Billy's vocals have never sounded better – much bolder and hard-swinging than in later years! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Booker ErvinDown In the Dumps (aka Cookin) ... LP
Savoy, 1960/1978. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Killer stuff from Booker Ervin – and one of his first sessions as a leader! The album was recorded during a stretch when Ervin was coming into fame as a member of the Mingus group – and he's playing here with a number of Mingus-ites like Richard Williams on trumpet, Horace Parlan on piano, and Dannie Richmond on drums – plus some great bass work from George Tucker – not exactly Mingus, but with a soulful undercurrent that's totally great! The record's got a hardbop groove with a modernist tinge, and it features some excellent playing by Booker that shows off both sides of his style – the deep Texas tenor roots, and some of the sharper tones he picked up with Mingus. Tracks include "Mister Wiggles", "Well Well", "Dee Da Do", and "Down in the Dumps" – plus two tracks from the Barbara Long LP on Savoy, on which Booker solos. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ H Bomb FergusonLife Is Hard ... LP
Savoy, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A great collection of rare R&B singles recorded by H-Bomb Ferguson – an artist who really lives up to his name! The package features a fair amount of unreleased material mixed in with the singles – and Varetta Dillard sings on a few tracks too! LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover has some stains at the bottom with some stuck-on paper and a cut corner.)

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Wilbur HardenKing & I – A Modern Jazz Interpretation By Wilbur Harden ... CD
Savoy, Late 50s. Used ... $14.99
One of the few non-Coltrane sessions by Wilbur Harden – a quartet date by the trumpeter, with Tommy Flanagan on piano, George Duvivier on bass, and GT Hogan on drums. As with other Harden albums of the time, there's some nicely exotic touches here! CD
(Out of print.)

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Coleman HawkinsHawk Returns ... CD
Savoy, 1954. Used ... $5.99
Classic Coleman Hawkins work for Savoy – featuring Hawk blowing in a number of small group settings. We're not really sure where he "returns" from on this one – but the playing is great, and tracks include "Flight Eleven", "Should I", "Modern Fantasy", "Last Stop", "I'm On My Way", and "Goin Down Home". CD
(Out of print, BMG club pressing.)

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Milt JacksonOpus De Jazz (first cover) ... LP
Savoy, 1955. Very Good- ... $19.99
One of the best-known 50s jazz sessions from the Savoy label – a laidback classic that's a great illustration of the label's shift in modes after the early bop years! The setting here is relatively informal – with Milt Jackson as the ersatz leader, working almost in blowing session mode with hip players who include Frank Wess on flute and tenor, Hank Jones on piano, Eddie Jones on bass and Kenny Clarke on drums – all players who relax into a groove wonderfully, and really open up on the album's four long tracks. Titles include the classic reading of "Opus De Funk", plus "Opus Pocus", "You Leave Me Breathless", and "Opus & Interlude". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original red label pressing with deep groove and RVG etch. Cover has a split spine and top seam.)

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Herbie MannYardbird Suite ... CD
Savoy, 1957. Used ... $9.99
Very early work from Herbie Mann – delivered with a lot more fire than some of his later sides! The album's kind of a blend of bop and the 50s chamber jazz mode from which Mann emerged – played with a strong combo that includes Eddie Costa on vibes, Joe Puma on guitar, and Phil Woods on alto sax – plus rhythm from Wendell Marshall on bass and Bobby Donaldson on drums. The overall feel here is somewhat similar to some of the sides that other players recorded for the Dawn label, but with a bit less precision, and more in the freer blowing mode of mid 50s sessions on Savoy 50s. Herbie plays both tenor and flute on the date – the former of which is a surprising treat, and really adds an edge to the set! Titles include "Yardbird Suite", "Here's That Mann", "One For Tubby", and "Opicana". CD
(Out of print.)

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Brownie McGhee & Sonny TerryClimbin' Up ... LP
Savoy, Early/Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(80s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Charles MingusTimeless ... CD
Savoy, 1954/1955. Used ... $2.99
Earlier work from Charles Mingus, including from his sextet with John La Porta and Teo Macero and with the Wally Cirillo Quartet. Collection also features one later track – the 1971 number "OP" with the hip Japanese group Toshiyuki Miymama and His New Herd. CD

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Brew Moore, Allen Eager, Phil Urso, & OthersBrothers & Other Mothers Vol 2 ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $2.99
An excellent collection of overlooked tenor players from the late 40s and early 50s – put together from rare Savoy 78s and 10" sessions – with excellent notes, too! Features a full side each of work by Brew Moore, Allen Eager, and Phil Urso – plus tracks by Teddy Reig and Bernie Privin. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and promo sticker.)

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Fats NavarroGoin To Minton's ... CD
Savoy/Atlantic, 1946/1947. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print, digipack has some edgewear.)

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✨✧ Red NorvoMove! ... CD
Savoy, Mid 50s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Great 50s material from Red Norvo – recorded with Tal Farlow on guitar and Charles Mingus on bass! The drum-less combination of vibes, guitar, and bass makes for an almost-exotic approach – one that rings out with some new moods and tones on tracks that are old standards – in a manner that really helps us understand why folks from the old days think Norvo's so great! Titles include "Godchild", "September Song", "Swedish Pastry", "I'll Remember April", "I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me", "Cheek To Cheek", "This Can't Be Love", "I Get A Kick Out Of You" and "Move". CD
(Out of print.)

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Charlie Parker & OthersBird Up – The Charlie Parker Remix Project ... CD
Savoy, 2003. Used ... $3.99
A big assemblage of DJs, hip hoppers, producers and musicians come together to worship at the church of Charlie – mixing, mashing, retooling and reassembling a batch of Charlie Parkers magical recordings from the 40s and 50s! The set obviously takes inspirtation from the Verve Remixed projects, and the best of these cuts reach that kind of a feel. It features work by El-P, Dan The Automator, Meshell Ndegeocello, RZA, X-Ecutioners, Serj Tenkian, Red Hawk, Kronos Quartet, Dr. John and others. 13 tracks: "Now's The Time" by Red Hawk, "Relaxin' At Camarillo" by Meshell Ndegeocello, "Salt Peanuts" by Kronos Quartet with Dr. John, "Steeplechase" by Automator, "Cheers" by X-Ecutioners, "Bebop" by Choco and RZA, "All The Shadows Of Nuff" by Hal Willner with Garth Hudson of The Band, "Constellation" by El-P and lots more! CD

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✨✧ Art PepperDiscovery Sessions ... CD
Savoy, Early 50s. Used ... $9.99
Some of the best Art Pepper work you'll ever find! The CD is filled with tracks that were originally cut for Savoy Records during the time of Art's Surf Ride album for that label – some of which were included on the album, others of which are equally wonderful, but which were lost on the cutting room floor for years. Pepper's tone is fantastic – with more of an edge than usual, kind of a raspy soulful quality that you don't find in some of his other work, especially those slicker overrated sessions that most consider "classic". We love this material, and this CD is the first time the work's been adequately compiled on disc. There's a number of alternate takes, but don't worry, because they're worth hearing, and often have very different solos. Titles include "Brown Gold", "Surf Ride", "Chili Pepper", "Nutmeg", "Suzy The Poodle", "Thyme Time", "Straight Life", and "Art's Oregano". 22 cuts in all! CD
(Out of print.)

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RavensGreatest Group Of Them All – Roots Of Rock & Roll Vol 3 ... LP
Savoy, Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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RavensRarities ... CD
Savoy, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Frank Rosolino, Thad Jones, Terry Gibbs, et alSwing Not Spring ... CD
Savoy, Early 50s. Used ... $12.99
Rare Savoy sides from 3 different groups – one with Frank Rosolino on trombone and Barry Harris on piano; one with Thad Jones on trumpet, Billy Mitchell on tenor, and Terry Pollard on piano and vibes; and one with Terry Gibbs on vibes, Hal McKusick on clarinet, and Sal Savador on guitar. CD
(Out of print.)

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AK SalimBlues Suite ... CD
Savoy, Late 50s. Used ... $12.99
One of AK Salim's far-reaching "jazz suites" from the late 50s. This one focuses on the bluer side of jazz, and features some excellent soloists – like Seldon Powell on flute and tenor, Sahib Shihab on baritone sax, Nat Adderley on cornet, and Phil Woods on alto – all playing long soulful passages on Salim originals like "Payday", "Joybox", "Full Moon", and "Blu-Shout". The set's not as modernist oriented as similar work by some of Salim's contemporaries – still with an overall conception, but somewhat more looser swinging – and like some of AK's best other sessions from the time, has a feel that's quite like some of Slide Hampton's leaner, more soul jazz moments. CD
(Out of print.)

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Jimmy ScottLittle Jimmy Scott (Very Truly Yours) ... CD
Savoy, 1955. Used ... $7.99
A fantastic early album by the amazing Jimmy Scott – billed here as "Little Jimmy Scott" – because of his youth, height, and his style of singing! Jimmy's fragile voice is in perfect form here – a really unique blend between torch jazz modes and some of the bluesier styles of the time – all set to moody arrangements that perfectly capture the dark undercurrents he's always brought to his work! The set is filled with wonderful material, and stands as a great change to some of the later work from Jimmy's comeback – with titles that include "Someone to Watch Over Me", "When Did You Leave Heaven", "Very Truly Yours", "Guilty", "Street Of Dreams", "Don't Cry Baby", and "Why Don't You Open Up Your Heart". CD
(Out of print. Booklet cover has embossed stamp from previous owner, dics label has some marker.)

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7th Ave StompersFidgety Feet (aka Dixieland New York) ... LP
Savoy, 1958. Sealed ... $4.99
The Stompers are Emmett Berry, Vic Dickenson, Buster Bailey, Red Richards, Al Lucas, Bobby Donaldson, with appearances by Seldon Powell and Bucky Pizzarelli. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s German pressing.)

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✨✧ Woody ShawLittle Red's Fantasy ... CD
Muse/Savoy, 1978. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic record – one of Shaw's real landmarks of the 70s, and a lasting testament of soul jazz genius! The record features Shaw working with a group that includes a number of like-minded players – Frank Strozier, Ronnie Matthews, and Stafford James – all of whom fit together perfectly with Shaw to craft some strident tunes with the same sort of modal groove and soulful spiritualism as his work on the Moontrane record. Titles include "Sashianova", which has a great modal groove, "Jean Marie", and "Tomorrow's Destiny" – but the whole album is great together, and we never tire of listening to it! CD
(Out of print.)

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Sonny StittJust In Case You Forgot How Bad He Really Was ... CD
Savoy/Jazz Heritage, 1981. Used ... $1.99
A smoking little bop set from Sonny Stitt – recorded live at the Keystone in 1981, as sort of a "summit meeting" of horns – one that features Richie Cole and John Handy in the frontline with Sonny! The rhythm section alone is enough to cook this one up nicely – with Cedar Walton on piano, Herbie Lewis on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – and the sextet is expanded by Bobby Hutcherson, whose vibes seem to bring an even deeper level of soul to the set. But the main focus here is on the horns – and it's a focus that's well-kept, especially on the longer tunes, which really sparkle in the range of tone and mood expressed. Highlights include an extended "Ballad Medley" and versions of "Wee", "Lover Man", and "Star Eyes". (And by the way, that's "bad", as in "good" – in case you couldn't guess from the title!) CD
(Please note this is a CDr pressing from the Jazz Heritage Society. Tray card is missing one spine.)

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Lennie Tristano, Herbie Nichols, & OthersModern Jazz Piano Album ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
80s issue of some seminal recordings of some of the most influential, yet unde-documented jazz pianists of the bop and post bop eras. There's three tracks by the Bebop Boys, with Bud Powell, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Stitt, Al Hall and Kenny Clarke: "Bebop In Pastel", "Seven Up" and "Blues In Bebop". Following that there's 5 stellar tracks from Lennie Tristano's trio with Billy Bauer and John Levy, performing his cerebral and vastly influential music on two takes of "Supersonic", plus "On A Planet", "Air Pocket" and "Celestia" and fouor popping bop numbers from Herbie Nichols in a small group rolling through "'s Wonderful", "Nichols & Dimes", "Who's Blues" and "My Lady Gingersnap". There's also a batch of trio sides from Dodo Marmarosa and the under-recorded George Wallington, and a nice handful of bop numbers from the Kenny Clarke Quintet featuring Horace Silver. 27 tracks in all. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Italian pressing.)

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✨✧ George WallingtonGeorge Wallington Trio ... CD
Savoy/Nippon (Japan), 1949/1951. Used ... $8.99
Great little trio work from pianist George Wallington – material recorded for Savoy when he was at the height of his boppish powers on the keys! Side one of the album is all trio material – with Curley Russell on bass and Max Roach on drums – providing a nice little kick in the rhythm, similar to Wallington trio material on Prestige! George has a way of leaping and loping on the keys that's totally great – a style that's inherently rhythmic, even without the support of the group – and which has some more angular edges than in later Wallington years. Titles include "Twins", "Hyacinth", "Polka Dot", "High Score", and "Joy Bell". Side two features 2 more tracks by that trio – "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" and "Fine & Dandy" – plus 2 more by a trio that includes Russell on bass and Charlie Perry on drums – "Fairyland" and "Racing", both Wallington originals. But best of all are 2 final tracks that feature Wallington with a septet that includes Kai Winding on trombone, Gerry Mulligan on baritone, and Brew Moore on tenor sax – titles that have a sharply swinging feel, and a great sort of conception overall. Buddy Stewart scats vocals on "Knockout", and the septet works instrumentally on "Igloo" – penned by the group's trumpeter Jerry Floyd. CD
(Out of print.)

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Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Joe Newman & OthersJazz For Playboys (with bonus track) ... CD
Savoy/Atlantic, 1957. Used ... $14.99
One of those classic 50s sessions in which a bunch of Count Basie players split off from the bigger group and do some great small combo work on their own! The album is leader-less in its billing – but only because all the players are so well tuned to each other, and have such a simpatico relationship that there's no need for egos to drive the record. Tracks are longish and more open than any Basie setting – and players include Frank Wess on flute and tenor, Kenny Burrell on solo guitar, Freddie Green on rhythm guitar, and Joe Newman on trumpet. Wess' solos are often out in the lead, but Burrell and Newman also get in some nice licks – and titles include "Pin Up", "Playboy", "Miss Blues", and "Blues For A Playmate". CD also features a great alternate take – a 7 minute version of "Southern Exposure", one of Wess' best tunes! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Lester YoungJazz Immortal Series Vol 2 ... CD
Savoy, 1950. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Nice small combo work from Lester Young – recorded with the obscure Jessie Drakes on trumpet! Titles include "Lester Warms Up", "Body & Soul", "Up & Atom", "Lester's Blues No 2", and "How High The Moon". CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungMaster's Touch ... CD
Savoy, 1944/1949. Used ... $4.99
A rare Savoy album that compiles sides cut previously for the label by Pres – all apparently during the late 40s years, with players that include Roy Haynes, Junior Mance, Billy Taylor, Cozy Cole, Harry Edison, Buddy Tate, and others. Tracks are offered in master takes, and alternate ones – and titles include "Ghost Of a Chance", "Tush", "Circus In Rhythm", "Exercise In Swing", "Basie English", and "Salute To Fats". Great cover, too – with a guy painting a portrait of Pres! CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousJazz Hour – 18 Instrumental Jazz Tracks ... CD
Savoy/Nippon (Japan), 1950s. Used ... $5.99
Features 18 short tracks Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Art Pepper, AK Salim, Frank Wess, Kenny Clarke, and Milt Jackson CD
(Out of print, BMG Direct pressing.)

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VariousLadies Sing The Blues – Roots Of Rock 'N' Roll Vol 5 ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s/1950s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
Great R&B work from a range of Savoy singers – Big Maybelle, Little Esther, Albinia Jones, Miss Rhapsody, and Linda Hopkins – all 78rpm material, packaged here with great notes! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has aging and a small corner cut.)
Also available Ladies Sing The Blues – Roots Of Rock 'N' Roll Vol 5 ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ VariousRoots Of Rock N Roll ... LP
Savoy, 1950s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
2LP set that brings together early R&B sides recorded for the Savoy label – not really rock and roll as the title might imply, but a good set of cuts that's sort of an overview of the label's classic hits in the pre-soul universe! Includes the sublime "Bad Boy" by The Jive Bombers, plus "Misery", "Lost In A Dream", and "Head Hunter" by Johnny Otis; "Hot Rod" and "Cornbread" by Hal Singer; "Marie", "Count Every Star", and "Old Man River" by The Ravens; "Candy" and "Mean To Me" by Big Maybelle, and "The Hucklebuck" by Paul Williams. Lots more obscure stuff, too – and a good set of notes! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging.)

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✨✧ Nat AdderleyThat's Nat ... CD
Savoy/Columbia (Japan), 1955. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A real smoker from a young Nat Adderley – a session that has the leader on cornet, working in a tight hardbop combo with Jerome Richardson on tenor and flute, Hank Jones on piano, Wendell Marshall on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums! The tracks are all nicely sharp-edge – that soulful Savoy sound of the mid 50s – and Richardson is especially nice, really getting a great sound from both his tenor and flute. Tracks are somewhat long, with good room for solos – and titles include "Porky", "I Married An Angel", "Kuzzin's Buzzin's", and "You Better Go Now". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Nat AdderleyThat's Nat (70s pressing) ... LP
Savoy, 1955. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A real smoker from a young Nat Adderley – a session that has the leader on cornet, working in a tight hardbop combo with Jerome Richardson on tenor and flute, Hank Jones on piano, Wendell Marshall on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums! The tracks are all nicely sharp-edge – that soulful Savoy sound of the mid 50s – and Richardson is especially nice, really getting a great sound from both his tenor and flute. Tracks are somewhat long, with good room for solos – and titles include "Porky", "I Married An Angel", "Kuzzin's Buzzin's", and "You Better Go Now". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Andy BeyAmerican Song ... CD
Savoy, 2004. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Beautiful recent work from Andy Bey – a singer who seems to get better and better as the years go on! As the title might indicate, the set's a collection of classic American songs – 20th century standards and evergreens, done by Bey in his wonderfully dusky style of singing – and supported by small group backing that includes piano from Geri Allen, tenor and flute from Frank Wess, trombone from Steve Davis, and trumpet from Vernell Garrett. The backings have some nice lush tones at some moments, and fall off into sparer moods at others – allowing a lot of space for Andy's wonderful voice to roll in! Titles include "Never Let Me Go", "Lonely Town", "Midnight Sun", "Angel Eyes", "Speak Low", and "Lush Life". CD

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✨✧ Curtis FullerImagination (Jazz Heritage pressing) ... CD
Savoy/Jazz Heritage, Late 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the coolest albums that Curtis Fuller ever recorded for Savoy – a sharp-edged set of modern jazz that really matches the abstract painting on its cover! Fuller's material from this point is always pretty darn great, but this album seems to go ever farther than usual – coming across with a strong conception overall, and not just a bunch of hardbop jamming – a careful presentation of the material that almost places the record in the territory of some of the Yusef Lateef Savoy work of the time – although perhaps not as exotic. Benny Golson is in the group on tenor, and you can definitely hear some of his influence in the music – and other players include Thad Jones on trumpet, McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Dave Bailey on drums. Titles include "Kachin", "Bang Bang", "Blues De Funk", and "Lido Road". CD
(CDr pressing. Please note the tray card is missing both spines.)

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✨✧ Bill HardmanSaying Something – The Bill Hardman Quintet ... LP
Savoy, 1961. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the few albums ever cut as a leader by trumpeter Bill Hardman – an excellent talent who's probably known best for his late 50s work with Art Blakey in the Jazz Messengers! The group's a strong batch of hard-edged soulful players – a quintet that includes Ronnie Matthews on piano, Sonny Red on alto, Doug Watkins on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums – and the overall groove is hard bop, with a lyrical touch, in the best classic Blue Note mode! Titles include "Jo B", "Assunta", "Buckeye Blues", and "With Malice Towards None". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 90s Japanese pressing, KIJJ-2012, with insert. Back cover has some light wear – front looks great.)

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✨✧ Hampton Hawes/Herbie Nichols/John Mehegan/Paul SmiI Just Love Jazz Piano ... CD
Savoy/Atlantic, Mid 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An odd little album on Savoy – one that collects material from 4 different pianists, packaged with a sexy title, and a cover that has a lusty redhead really "loving" the piano! The best material on here, in our opinion, is the Herbie Nichols work – rare non-Blue Note/Bethlehem work that has him supposedly working with a quartet (although we only hear three instruments on the session!), on tunes that include "Nichols & Dimes", "Who's Blues", and "S'Wonderful". Other tunes include "Jumpin Jacques" and "Thou Swell" by Hampton Hawes; "Blues Too Much" and "Thou Swell" (again!) by John Mehegan; and "Together" and "Apart" by Paul Smith. CD

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✨✧ Milt JacksonRoll Em Bags ... CD
Savoy, 1949/1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Savoy Bop side featuring the amazing Lucky Thompson on tenor(on three cuts), and a larger lineup on the rest of the album, with Milt featured on piano as well as vibraphone, in a group led by the rhythmic pioneer Kenny Clarke. Classic bop side cut early in the history of the genre, as played by the finest of the day. Though many Savoy sides have recently been reissued on CD, they are becoming virtually impossible to find any longer on vinyl. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Brownie McGheeJumpin The Blues ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent Savoy Records material from Brownie McGhee – with a vibe that's maybe a bit more urban than some of his later work – thanks to tenor from Hal Singer and Pritchard Cheesman! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and notch.)

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✨✧ Art PepperSurf Ride ... CD
Savoy, 1952/1954. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic 50s album on Savoy – a set that's almost as memorable for its cartoony cover as it is for the great Art Pepper material on the record! Pepper's tone here is wonderful – that sharper-edged, more soulful approach that you often get in his smaller label 50s work – a nice contrast to some of the smoother sides of Art, and the part of his sound we really love. The album's got three different west coast groups working with Pepper – with players who include Russ Freeman or Hampton Hawes on piano, Jack Montrose on tenor, Joe Mondragon or Monte Budwig on bass, and Larry Bunker or Bobby White on drums. But Art's the main star of the set – blowing beautifully throughout, with both jaw-dropping precision and a tremendous sense of sound! Titles include "Tickle Toe", "Chili Pepper", "Susie The Poodle", "Brown Gold", "Holiday Flight", "Surf Ride", "Straight Life", "Cinnamon", and "Thyme Time". CD
(Out of print, purple back Nippon pressing.)

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✨✧ Art Pepper/Sonny ReddArt Pepper/Sonny Redd – Two Altos ... CD
Regent/Savoy (Japan), Mid 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
2 of our favorite 50s alto talents together on one LP – both players who handle their instrument better than most of their contemporaries, and always with a unique and personal sound! The album offers 4 tracks by Art Pepper – recorded with groups that include Hampton Hawes on piano, Larry Bunker on drums, Jack Montrose on tenor, and either Russ Freeman or Claude Williamson on piano – and 2 tracks by Sonny Redd, recorded with a quintet that includes Pepper Adams on baritone, Doug Watkins on bass, Wynton Kelly on piano, and Elvin Jones on drums – more of a Prestige lineup than a Savoy one, and really remarkable for the set. The Redd tracks – "Watkins Products" and "Redds Head" – are the longer and more enticing numbers on the set – but we should also say that we love Pepper's work for Savoy, and think it's some of his best – and find his tracks pretty darn nice, too. Titles by Pepper include "Deep Purple", "Everything Happens To Me", "These Foolish Things", and "What's New". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Pee Wee RussellIndividualism Of Pee Wee Russell ... LP
Savoy, 1952. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Ruby Braff on trumpet, Eph Resnick on trombone, Red Richards on piano, John Field on bass, and Keny John on drums. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chuck WayneJazz Guitarist ... CD
Savoy (Japan), Late 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the few albums ever cut by jazz guitarist Chuck Wayne – and one of the better ones, too, as it's got him working with a larger than usual group, breaking out of the trio format that he used on many recordings. The bulk of the record is with a combo that features Harvey Leonard piano, George Duvivier bass, and Ed Shaughnessy drums, in the rhythm section – plus either Zoot Sims or Brew Moore soloing up front on tenor. A few more tracks are with a smaller group – a quartet with John Mehegan on piano – and titles include "Sidewalks Of Cuba", "Tasty Pudding", "Prospecting", "Butter Fingers", "Mary Ann", "Sirod", and "Uncus". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, & OthersOpus In Swing ... CD
Savoy, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest of the 50s Savoy "Opus" albums – and a loosely-done blowing session that's got a really unique feel! Instead of piano, the session features two guitarists – Kenny Burrell in lead and handling solos, and Freddie Greene comping in the background in a nicely rhythmic mode. Frank Wess plays flute throughout, and the mix of flute and two guitars is really wonderful – especially considering that the only other support they get here is from the bass of Eddie Jones and drums of Kenny Clarke. Tracks are all nice and long, and titles include "Wess Side", "East Wind", "Southern Exposure", and "Kansas City Side". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Joe WilderSoftly With Feeling (aka Wilder N Wilder) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Savoy, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the best dates ever as a leader from trumpeter Joe Wilder – and one of the few to have a really relaxed, open sort of format! Joe's not tied up in gimmicks or larger groups here – and he really sparkles in the company of a quartet that features Hank Jones on piano, Wendell Marshall on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums – players that really match Wilder's inherent sense of soul and lyricism, as he waxes some beautiful solos on the set. There's a nice sort of blueness in Joe's tone, but one that's never too forced or cliched – and titles include "Mad About The Boy", "Six Bit Blues", "Darn That Dream", "Prelude To A Kiss", and "My Heart Stood Still". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Al CohnProgressive Al Cohn ... LP
Savoy, 1950/1953. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Nice nice early work from Al – of the sort you can't always find that easily on reissue! The set's a very well put together album that brings together titles from 2 early sets on Savoy. 4 tracks are from a 1950 set with a quartet that includes George Wallington, on the tracks "Infinity", "Groovin With Gus", and "Let's Get Away With It All". The other 5 cuts are from 1953 – from a quintet set with Nick Travis on trumpet, Horace Silver on piano, Curley Russell on bass, and Max Roach on drums. Titles on that one include "Ah-Moore", "I'm Tellin Ya", and "Jane Street" – and Cohn is really in best form on those sides! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and a promo sticker.)
Also available Progressive Al Cohn ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ John Coltrane & Wilbur HardenGold Coast ... LP
Savoy, 1958/1978. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Incredible stuff from Coltrane – and some of his first really exciting work! The record features sides that Coltrane cut in a sextet with trumpeter Wilbur Harden in 1958 – a group that was really committed to opening up modal frontiers in jazz, and hitting a groove that was a bit more spiritual than some of the other hardbop material on the market. The rest of the players include Curtis Fuller, Tommy Flanagan, Ali Jackson, and Art Taylor – and the set features 4 tracks, 2 of which never came out during the 50s! Titles include "Tanganyika Strut", "Gold Coast", "Dial Africa", and "BJ". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Booker ErvinDown In the Dumps (aka Cookin) ... CD
Savoy (Japan), 1960/1978. Used ... Out Of Stock
Killer stuff from Booker Ervin – and one of his first sessions as a leader! The album was recorded during a stretch when Ervin was coming into fame as a member of the Mingus group – and he's playing here with a number of Mingus-ites like Richard Williams on trumpet, Horace Parlan on piano, and Dannie Richmond on drums – plus some great bass work from George Tucker – not exactly Mingus, but with a soulful undercurrent that's totally great! The record's got a hardbop groove with a modernist tinge, and it features some excellent playing by Booker that shows off both sides of his style – the deep Texas tenor roots, and some of the sharper tones he picked up with Mingus. Tracks include "Mister Wiggles", "Well Well", "Dee Da Do", and "Down in the Dumps" – plus two tracks from the Barbara Long LP on Savoy, on which Booker solos. CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Hank JonesBluebird – Hank Jones Trio With Guests ... LP
Savoy, 1955. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
One of Hank's few non-trio sets as a leader – and a great set of hardbop tunes that features work by Donald Byrd, Jerome Richardson, Herbie Mann, and Kenny Clarke. The horns add in a lot more than you get on the usual Jones album – taking Hank's piano into firey territory that shows he can groove with the best of them! Titles include "Bluebird", "Hank's Pranks", "Alpha", "Wine & Brandy". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s maroon label pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Boyd RaeburnBoyd Meets Stravinsky ... CD
Savoy, Early 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
You may not know the name of Boyd Raeburn – but you'll certainly recognize the great players on this album, a hip set that includes Dizzy Gillespie, Hal McKusick, Lucky Thompson, Serge Chaloff, and Oscar Pettiford. Raeburn was a modernist swinger – in a mode that was a bit like some of the work that McKusick was laying down during the mid 50s, but with traces of the postwar work of Stan Kenton, and maybe a hint of the straight side of Raymond Scott. The tracks on this set are some of the finest sides he ever cut – and they sparkle with imagination and modernist zeal, yet never fail to swing hard and tight. Titles include "March Of The Boyds", "Boyd's Nest", "Boyd Meets Stravinsky", "Dalvatore Sally", and "Interlude (Night In Tunisia)". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Myrna Summers & SingersGive Me Something To Hold On To ... LP
Savoy, 1979. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Charlie VenturaEuphoria ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Tremendous tenor work from the late 40s – a huge collection of early Savoy singles done by Charlie Ventura, including some cuts with Jackie & Roy on vocals! A few other numbers features vocals by Buddy Stewart – but most are instrumentals, with lots of hard-wailing tenor from Ventura – and the set also features a few previously-unissued titles, and great notes too! LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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