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✨✧ Elmer Bernstein/Shorty Rogers & His GiantsMan With The Golden Arm – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Decca, 1955. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest jazz soundtracks of all time! Elmer Bernstein wrote the score to Otto Preminger's chilling film version of Nelson Algren's book The Man With The Golden Arm – a sad tale of jazz, gambling, and heroin addiction on the streets of Chicago (not far from Dusty Groove, in fact!) – and in doing so, he came up with one of the first jazz soundtracks to really work strongly with a dramatic narrative. The film's striking theme is played in a number of variations, either with orchestral backing, or in small combo format by Shorty Rogers & His Giants, a crack west coast group that features work by Bud Shank, Shelly Manne, Bob Cooper, and Pete Candoli. The tracks work perfectly together as a suite of tracks, even without the images of the film – telling a tale of temptation, sadness, tragedy, and rebirth. Titles include "Clark Street", "Breakup", "The Fix", "Zosh", "Frankie Machine", and "Audition". Worth the price for the Saul Bass cover alone! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label Decca pressing with deep groove. Cover has light aging.)

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✨✧ Shorty RogersMartians Come Back! ... LP
Atlantic, 1955. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Shorty Rogers' greatest records – and a very nice set of tight west coast arrangements that really shows off the Rogers sense of sparkle and swing – a vibe that definitely comes through in the famous cover image too! Shorty wrote nearly all of the tracks, and the writing's a great example of the good side of the west coast style – when the tightness of arranging is used to bring out the best elements in the players, and bend them around in some nice twists and turns, with good solos, and lots of nice little surprising bits. And in this case, the players are all great – with Jimmy Giuffre and Bud Shank on reeds, Pete Candoli and Don Fagerquist on trumpets, and Lou Levy on piano. Titles include "Lotus Bud", "Martians Come Back", "Chant Of The Cosmos", and "Astral Alley". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has discoloration from age and some wear.)

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✨✧ Shorty RogersShorty In Stereo (Martians Come Back) ... LP
Atlantic, 1955. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Kind of an unusual variation on the Martians Come Back album – done during a time when record labels almost saw their stereo releases as a completely different product! The tracks aren't the same entirely as Martians – although the album does include "Astral Alley" and "Chant Of The Cosmos" – plus "Dickie's Dream", "Baklava Bridge", and "Serenade In Sweets" – all in stunning early stereo! LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing with deep groove! Cover has a slight mark on a bottom corner, but is great overall.)
 
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Bobbie GentryDelta Sweete (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol, 1968. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 21.99
A sublime album from the great Bobbie Gentry – and maybe her strongest full-length set recorded during the classic Capitol years! The title's "sweete" is a hillbilly play on the word "suite" – and the album definitely works as an extended suite of tracks – almost a concept album, and one that mixes lots of Bobbie's own tunes with a few well-chosen covers – all set to larger arrangements that feature strings from Jimmie Haskell and horns directed by Shorty Rogers – all while Gentry leads the combo at the core! Later Capitol albums had Gentry doing a lot of covers, and maybe losing her identity a bit – but this set is more of an expansion on the mode she brought to the "Billie Joe" single – with tracks that include "Reunion", "Mornin Glory", "Sermon", "Penduli Pendulum", "Jessye Lisabeth", "Courtyard", "Okolona River Bottom Band", and "Refractions". 2CD version features a brand new stereo mix from the original tapes, the original mono mix of the album, and bonus tracks that include demos of "Mornin Glory", "Sermon", "Jessye Lisabeth", "Louisiana Man", "Refractions", "The Way I Do", and "Feelin Good" – plus an instrumental of "Okolona River Bottom Band", and an alternate take of "Mississippi Delta". CD
Also available Delta Sweete (2LP 180 gram deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... LP 28.99

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Bobbie GentryDelta Sweete (2LP 180 gram deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Capitol, 1968. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 34.99
A sublime album from the great Bobbie Gentry – and maybe her strongest full-length set recorded during the classic Capitol years! The title's "sweete" is a hillbilly play on the word "suite" – and the album definitely works as an extended suite of tracks – almost a concept album, and one that mixes lots of Bobbie's own tunes with a few well-chosen covers – all set to larger arrangements that feature strings from Jimmie Haskell and horns directed by Shorty Rogers – all while Gentry leads the combo at the core! Later Capitol albums had Gentry doing a lot of covers, and maybe losing her identity a bit – but this set is more of an expansion on the mode she brought to the "Billie Joe" single – with tracks that include "Reunion", "Mornin Glory", "Sermon", "Penduli Pendulum", "Jessye Lisabeth", "Courtyard", "Okolona River Bottom Band", and "Refractions". 2LP version features a brand new stereo mix from the original tapes – plus bonus tracks that include demos of "Mornin Glory", "Sermon", "Jessye Lisabeth", "Louisiana Man", "Refractions", "The Way I Do", and "Feelin Good" – plus an instrumental of "Okolona River Bottom Band", and an alternate take of "Mississippi Delta". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Delta Sweete (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 19.99

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Jimmy GiuffreComplete 1947 to 1953 Small Group Sessions – Vol 1 1947 to 1952 ... CD
Blue Moon (Spain), Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $11.99
Brings together a variety of West Coast sessions with Shorty Rogers and his Giants, the Shelly Manne Sextet, the Red Norvo Septet, and Boots Brown (aka Shorty Rogers) and his Blockbusters – 22 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print.)

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Jack MillmanJazz Studio 4 – The Compositions Of Jack Millman ... LP
Decca, 1955. Very Good ... $14.99
A rare session as a leader by trumpeter Jack Millman – one that's based around his own compositions, and which a large group of west coast players alongside some lesser-known 50s talents! Players include Fred Aguirre, Lin Halliday, Artie Anto, Mike Pacheco, Curtis Counce, Herb Geller, Jimmy Giuffre, Howard Roberts, and Don Friedman – playing arrangements of Millman tunes by Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Giuffre, Jack Montrose, and Pete Rugolo. Tracks are short, but have wonderfully constructed horn passages – as well as some very nice use of Latin percussion – and titles include "Tom & Jerry", "Bolero De Mendez", "Groove Juice", "Pink Lady", "The Turk", and "Bambi". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Decca pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, aging, and some light stains at the bottom.)

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Bud Shank & Lou LevyJazz In Hollywood ... CD
Nocturne/OJC, 1954. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Really great material – two rare sessions originally done for the small Nocturne label as 10" albums! The first six tracks feature Bud Shank in a quintet with Shorty Rogers on trumpet and Jimmy Rowles on piano – and the remaining eight tracks features pianist Lou Levy with Harry Babasin on bass and Larry Bunker on drums! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Woody HermanBlowin' Up A Storm! – The Columbia Years 1945 to 1947 ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Late 40s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Collects work by Woody Herman and his first two herds, including players such as Neal Hefti, Pete Candoli, Dave Tough, Stan Getz, Shorty Rogers, and Zoot Sims! 40 cuts on 2 CD's. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jack MontroseHorn's Full ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great set, and one of the few obscure sides of west coast jazz from Jack Montrose (not to be confused with east coast player JR Montrose). Shorty Rogers supervised the session, and the album features some open-ended tracks done in quintet format that are similar to some of Shorty's best work for RCA in this mode. Jack heads up 2 different groups on the set – but they both have a vibes (Red Norvo) and guitar (Barney Kessel or Jim Hall) lineup that really gives the record an unusual sound for an LA cool jazz set at the time. Titles include "The Horn's Full", "Headline", "True Blue", "Solid Citizen", "Dark Angel", "This Little House", and "Rosanne". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a small bit of tape on the top seam, but is nice overall. Vinyl is nice and clean.)

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✨✧ Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All StarsHoward Rumsey's Lighthouse All Stars Vol 3 ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1953. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the first albums to ever bear the name of Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars – a well-chosen moniker for a record to feature the talents of leading 50s west coasters like Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Giuffre, Bob Cooper, Shelly Manne, Milt Bernhardt, and Herb Geller. The format here is a bit more freewheeling than some other Lighthouse sessions – as the mood changes up from track to track – offering up some great Latin on a few tunes (one with Jack Costanzo and another with Carlos Vidal on percussion), a bit of R&B tenor wailing, and some more of the usual Four Brothers-styled horn lines. Titles include "Mambo Los Feliz", "Jazz Invention", "Witch Doctor", "Swing Shift", "Snap The Whip", "Mexican Passport", and "Viva Zapata No 1". CD

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✨✧ Stan KentonInnovations Orchestra ... CD
Capitol, Early 50s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
A brilliant collection of work from Stan Kenton – recordings from his Innovations Orchestra, the groundbreaking group from the years 1950 and 1951, which featured players that include Art Pepper, Bob Cooper, Shorty Rogers, and Laurindo Almeida! The work features Kenton in some of his most modern modes – taking the broad range of colors and tones he first started forging in the late 40s, and fusing them onto some modern jazz ideals of the early 50s. The result is some incredible music that still sounds extremely fresh today – tracks that still have a swinging rhythm and jazz-based solos, but which also have a keen ear towards the 20th Century Classical Music of mid century. Titles include "Solitaire", "Soliloquy", "June Christy", "Shelly Manne", "House Of Strings", "Cello-logy", "Art Pepper", "Halls Of Brass", "In Veradero", "Blues In Riff", and "Coop's Solo". 2CDs, great notes, and 30 tracks in all! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Tony Scott Septet/Milt BernhartTony Scott Septet/Milt Bernhart ... LP
RCA, 1954. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
This set brings together two 50s 7-inch EPs on RCA – Tony Scott Septet including Jimmy Nottingham, Kai Winding, Ed Wasserman, Danny Bank, Milt Hinton, and Osie Johnson; and Milt Bernhart with Shorty Rogers, Bud Shank, Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre, Pete Jolly, Curtis Counce, and Irv Kluger. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Fresh Sound reissue. Cover has an index label with clear tape on the spine and some light wear.)
 
 
 



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