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Elysian SpringGlass Flowers (with download) ... LP
Despa/Le Tres Jazz Club (France), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
A very cool record – and one with a sound that's as dreamy as the group's name – a laidback mix of vibes, saxes, piano, and percussion – all used in ways that are airy and open, and very different than most other underground jazz of the time! The group hail from New England, and there's maybe some of the inventiveness of Stark Reality in their style – even if the overall sound is much more acoustic, but still has a slightly fuzzy feel via the production! Instrumentation shifts from track to track – and these guys can definitely swing when they want, too – which they do so more as the album moves on – creating these rough-edged groovers that are unlike anything else we can think of. A truly special record – very different than anything else you might own – with titles that include "Drinktink", "Umbrellas In The Sun", "2 & 2", "Glass Flowers", "Blue Sands", "Lotus", and "7th Sea". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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McKendree SpringMcKendree Spring 3 ... LP
Decca, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cloud label MCA pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear and some splitting in the top seam.)

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Robert SpringBlack Dog ... CD
Summit, 2005. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)


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Stelvio CiprianiSecond Spring ... CD
Chris' Soundtrack Corner (Germany), 1975. New Copy ... About September 20, 2019
... CD
(Limited to 300 copies.)

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Copland/IvesAppalachian Spring/Three Places In New England – Dennis Russell Davies/Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra ... LP
Sound 80, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small piece of masking tape on the back.)

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Emily DoolittleAll Spring – Chamber Music Of Emily Doolittle – Seattle Chamber Players & Friends ... CD
Composers Concordance, 2015. Used ... $7.99
... CD

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Kenny Dorham with Cannonball AdderleyBlue Spring ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A pretty warm and lyrical set by Kenny – accompanied here by a larger group that includes Cecil Payne, David Amram, and Cannonball Adderley on horns, plus a young Cedar Walton on piano. Dorham wrote 4 of the album's tracks, and they provide a perfect showcase for his polished trumpet style. Titles include "Spring Cannon", "Blue Spring", "Poetic", and "Passion Spring". LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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Bill EvansYou Must Believe In Spring ... CD
Warner, 1977. Used ... $3.99
Wonderful late work by Evans – recorded in 1977, but not issued until after his death in 1980. The session benefits from the bass work of Eddie Gomez – rich, round, and warm – a perfect accompaniment for Evans' sometimes faltering piano work at the time – and a player that Evans was incredibly lucky to be working with during much of his later years. The set includes a wonderful version of Michel Legrand's "You Must Believe In Spring", plus the tracks "Theme From Mash", "The Peacocks", "Sometime Ago", and "Gary's Theme". CD also features 3 previously unissued bonus tracks – "Without A Song", "All Of You", and "Freddie Freeloader". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Stan GetzIt Might As Well Be Spring – The Complete Roost Sessions ... LP
Roost/Vogue (UK), Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $11.99
Essential early work by Stan – a 2LP collection of his early 50s recordings for the Roost label under his own name – some quartet dates with Horace Silver or Al Haig on piano, some quintet sides with the groundbreaking assemblage that featured Jimmy Raney on guitar, whose icy clear tone was a perfect counterpart for Getz's sweet breathy work on the tenor. The quality of the material is really great – and the package does a great job of presenting the work freshly, without an overload of alternate takes or tunes you don't want to hear. LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s UK pressing.)

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Stan GetzMy Old Flame – Dolphin/Spring Is Here ... CD
Concord, 1981/1992. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Hubert LawsRite Of Spring ... LP
CTI, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $2.99
A groundbreaking record from flautist Hubert Laws – a mixture of classical themes and jazz, handled with an airy CTI approach – and set to arrangements by Don Sebesky that are simply mindblowing! The album's a wonderful example of the way that CTI really pushed the boundaries of instrumental expression in the 70s – taking Laws wonderfully breathy work on flute, and mixing it with some well-crafted backings that also feature electric piano by Bob James, bass by Ron Carter, and percussion by Airto and Jack DeJohnette. The larger group is handled by Sebesky, who really brings some magic to the record – a sense of sound, space, and timing that's still a heck of a lot more mature and sophisticated than most instrumental recordings coming out today! Titles include "Syrinx", "Rite Of Spring", "Brandenburg Concerto No 3", and "Pavane". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gatefold pressing. Cover has some gloss peeling.)

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Oxford AmericanOxford American No 104 – Spring 2019 ... Magazine
University Of Central Arkansas, 2019. New Copy ... About February 15, 2019 (delayed)
... Magazine

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Olivier Peters Quartet featuring Joan JohnsonWings Of Spring ... LP
Village (Germany), 1980. Very Good ... $11.99
A sweet little album of breezy jazz – with vocals by Joan Johnson on a number of tracks, and that modally grooving post-MPS sound that still resonated strongly on a few German labels at the end of the 70s! The real star here is Peters, whose work on saxes is great – kind of pinched in tone, in a snaking way that bubbles soulfully out of the album's best tracks. Johnson's vocals are nice, too – but they come to their strongest point when really challenged by Peters reed work, and by the driving piano of Walter Norris, who's also in the group. Titles include "Kekay", "Mr Steve", "Wings Of Steve", "Morning Mist", and "Happy Endings". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing!)

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Ike QuebecIt Might As Well Be Spring ... CD
Blue Note (Spain), 1961. Used ... $9.99
One of the all-time great 60s albums from Blue Note – a seminal session from tenor legend Ike Quebec, cut in a warm, mellow style that's simply wonderful! Ike's working here with a quartet that includes organist Freddie Roach – a perfect match for the Quebec tone of the time – with a lean and soulful bottom sound on the Hammond that lets Ike soar on his solos over the top! The group plays a set of mellow standards, plus a few originals – all in the warm soulful vein that was Quebec's virtual domain at the time. Titles include "Lover Man", "A Light Reprieve", and "Easy – Don't Hurt". CD
(Out of print 1998 Spanish pressing.)

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Ike QuebecIt Might As Well Be Spring (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... $4.99
One of the all-time great 60s albums from Blue Note – a seminal session from tenor legend Ike Quebec, cut in a warm, mellow style that's simply wonderful! Ike's working here with a quartet that includes organist Freddie Roach – a perfect match for the Quebec tone of the time – with a lean and soulful bottom sound on the Hammond that lets Ike soar on his solos over the top! The group plays a set of mellow standards, plus a few originals – all in the warm soulful vein that was Quebec's virtual domain at the time. Titles include "Lover Man", "A Light Reprieve", and "Easy – Don't Hurt". An incredible Blue Note release, and rare, too (we almost never see a vinyl copy) – reissued here with beautiful remastering! CD
(Out of print.)

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San Sebastian Strings/Rod McKuen/Anita KerrSpring (promo) ... LP
Warner, 1973. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A really unusual version of this final entry in the cool "seasons" project from Rod McKuen and Anita Kerr! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo.)

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SchumannSymphony No 1 Op 38 (Spring)/Manfred Overture Op 115 – Paul Paray/Detroit Symphony Orchestra ... LP
Mercury, 1959. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove maroon label mono pressing – FR1/FR3. Cover has some light staining from age on the back.)

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Slow ChildrenPresident Am I/Spring In Fialta ... 12-inch
Ensign, 1982. Very Good ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

Exact matches20
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Sarah Vaughan with Percy FaithSpring Will Be A Little Late This Year/A Blues Serenade ... 78 RPM
Columbia, Early 50s. Good ... $1.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Vivaldi/Mozart/Beethoven/Mendelssohn/Tchaikovsky/GriegMusic For Your Plants – Four Seasons (Spring)/Clarinet Concerto (2nd movement)/Symphony No 6 (1st movement)/Midsummer Night's Dream (Scherzo)/Waltz Of The Flowers/Concerto In A (2nd movement) ... LP
Marbray Productions, 1975. Sealed ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed stereo pressing!)

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Fats WallerSpring Cleaning/You've Been Reading My Mail ... 78 RPM
Victor, Late 30s. Very Good ... $3.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

Exact matches23
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✨✧ VariousParis In The Spring – Presented By Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A totally fresh take on French sounds of the late 60s – served up here with a sound that's as revolutionary as the image on the cover! This isn't the dreamy strings of familiar Paris in the Spring – but instead, the sound of change that happened in and around 1968 – as a whole new generation of younger French musicians, singers, artists, and intellectuals were really making themselves known in bold new ways! You'll recognize a few names here – like Serge Gainsbourg or Brigitte Fontaine – but the collection goes way beyond those bigger names, and features loads of obscure artists from the scene that will be a real revelation. The collection was done by the same Saint Etienne team that gave us the excellent English Weather and Songs For The Carnegie Deli compilations on Ace – and titles include "L'Elu" by Ilous & Decuyper, "La Metaphore" by Jacques Dutronc, "Looking For You" by Nin Ferrer, "Chanson D'Un Jour D'Hiver" by Cortex, "Couleurs" by Leonie, "Leslie Simone" by William Sheller, "Litanies" by Triangle, "Baleines" by Francois De Roubaix, "Lileth" by Leonie, "Ystor" by Ys, "Chanson Pour Que Tu M'Aimes U Peu" by France Gall, "Le Victime" by Karl Heinz Schafer, "Les Adventures Extraordinaires D'Un Ballet De Banque" by Bernard Lavilliers, "Helicoptere" by Mireille Darc, "Les Garde Violent Au Secours Du Roi (alt version)" by Jean Claude Vannier, and "La Chanson D'Helene" by Romy Schneider & Michel Piccoli. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSongs & Dances Of The Eastern Indians From Medicine Spring & Allegany ... LP
New World, Mid 70s. Sealed ... $9.99
Most recordings done in the mid 70s – and most tracks are relatively long, and involve dances. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousStars Of Spring EP ... 7-inch
Ace/Spring (UK), Early 70s. New Copy (pic cover)... $7.99 14.99
Great tracks from the Spring Records label of the 70s – two of which appear here on vinyl for the first time ever! Spring was based in New York, but did a great job of bringing deeper soul singers into the big city groove – with a result that gave Spring both a strong ear for mellow groovers, and some key uptempo cuts in the pre-disco years! This package is small, but showcases four excellent Spring cuts from the mid 70s – "It's The Same Old Story" by Act 1, "Just What The Doctor Ordered" by Garland Green, "Close My Eyes" by Millie Jackson, and "Starvin (edit)" by Winfield Parker. 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ CoplandAppalachian Spring/Rodeo/Billy The Kid/Fanfare For The Common Man – Leonard Bernstein/New York Philharmonic ... CD
Sony, 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ DJ DeeonOff Spring ... 12-inch
Dance Mania, 1995. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Jazz Brothers (Mangione Brothers)Spring Fever ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
These guys are the Mangione Brothers – but don't hold that against them! This album's a great one – with a young Gap and Chuck, joined by Sal Nistico on tenor – all of them playing in an edgey, almost modern mode that's very different than any of their later work. The set opens with a great modal groover called "First Waltz" that's worth the price of the album alone – and other tracks include "Brooks' Brothers", "Not Too Serious", and "Spring Fever". Really great stuff – the kind of record you put on, then run back to the turntable a few minutes later, saying "What is THIS?" LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has a sticker spot and light wear.)

Exact matches29
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✨✧ Enrico Pieranunzi QuartetNew Spring – Live At The Village Vanguard ... CD
CAM, 2016. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

Exact matches30
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✨✧ Godfried Willem Raes/Moniek DargeLogos Works – Shifts/Jonas/Fuga Memento/Fuga Otto Nove/Spring 94/Man Mo/ShSh/AlviCeba ... CD
Experimental Intermedia Foundation, 1995. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD

Exact matches31
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✨✧ Barber/Copland/Higdon/TheofanidisRainbow Body – Symphony No 1 Op 9/Suite From Appalachian Spring/Blue Cathedral/Rainbow Body – Robert Spano/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra ... CD
Telarc, 2003. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

Exact matches32
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✨✧ Larry Coryell & Michal UrbaniakQuiet Day In Spring ... LP
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1983. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

Exact matches33
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✨✧ VariousParis In The Spring – Presented By Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A totally fresh take on French sounds of the late 60s – served up here with a sound that's as revolutionary as the image on the cover! This isn't the dreamy strings of familiar Paris in the Spring – but instead, the sound of change that happened in and around 1968 – as a whole new generation of younger French musicians, singers, artists, and intellectuals were really making themselves known in bold new ways! You'll recognize a few names here – like Serge Gainsbourg or Brigitte Fontaine – but the collection goes way beyond those bigger names, and features loads of obscure artists from the scene that will be a real revelation. The collection was done by the same Saint Etienne team that gave us the excellent English Weather and Songs For The Carnegie Deli compilations on Ace – and titles include "L'Elu" by Ilous & Decuyper, "La Metaphore" by Jacques Dutronc, "Looking For You" by Nin Ferrer, "Chanson D'Un Jour D'Hiver" by Cortex, "Couleurs" by Leonie, "Leslie Simone" by William Sheller, "Litanies" by Triangle, "Baleines" by Francois De Roubaix, "Lileth" by Leonie, "Ystor" by Ys, "Chanson Pour Que Tu M'Aimes U Peu" by France Gall, "Le Victime" by Karl Heinz Schafer, "Les Adventures Extraordinaires D'Un Ballet De Banque" by Bernard Lavilliers, "Helicoptere" by Mireille Darc, "Les Garde Violent Au Secours Du Roi (alt version)" by Jean Claude Vannier, and "La Chanson D'Helene" by Romy Schneider & Michel Piccoli. CD
 
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Close matches34
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Fatback BandBooty/If That's The Way You Want It ... 7-inch
Spring, 1976. Near Mint- ... $4.99
From "Night Fever". 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Spring sleeve, including jukebox strips.)

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Little Eva HarrisGet Ready - Uptight/Mr Everything ... 7-inch
Spring, 1968. Very Good ... $11.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have some wear and a drillhole.)

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Millie JacksonMillie Jackson (1972) ... LP
Spring, 1972. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Great stuff! This Millie Jackson's tremendous debut album – and the work here is completely different from later records that have her more in a bitchy mode! Here, Millie's a heartbroken southern diva – right in the vein of Ann Sexton, Doris Duke, or Shirley Brown – and even though the arrangements are done north of the Mason/Dixon line (in New York by Bert DeCoteaux, and in DC by Tony Camillo), the record feels like it was lifted off the pressing plant in Muscle Shoals or Jackson! Titles include "I Ain't Giving Up", "I Miss You Baby", "Ask Me What You Want", "My Man, A Sweet Man", "I Just Can't Stand It", and "Strange Things". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and some wear.)

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✨✧ Millie JacksonWe Got To Hit It Off (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Spring, 1979. Very Good+ ... $16.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Spring sleeve.)

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Joe SimonSounds Of Simon ... LP
Spring, Early 70s. Very Good ... $6.99
Classic Joe Simon – smooth, soulful, and with slight bits of down-home country in the mix. John Richbourg produced the album, which was recorded at Music City in Nashville – a key example of the strength of that city's contribution to the ever-expanding sound of southern soul in the early 70s. Joe's voice is great, as always, and titles include "Help Me Make It Through The Night", "I Can't See Nobody", "To Lay Down Beside You", "My Woman, My Woman, My Wife", "Georgia Blue", and "All My Hard Times". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some wear and peeling in the top right corner.)

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✨✧ Boys In The Band(How About A Little Hand For) The Boys In The Band/Sumpin Heavy ... 7-inch
Spring, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice little funky single! The a-side is a simple theme to the band, with kind of stupid lyrics – but "Sumpin Heavy" is a monster instrumental! The cut's got a flanged-out groove, with a slow heavy funk sound, basslines that pile up on each other, and descending horn riffs that slice through the whole thing! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Includes jukebox strips.)

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✨✧ Fatback BandDouble Dutch/Spank The Baby ... 7-inch
Spring, 1977. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Spring sleeve, including jukebox strips.)

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✨✧ Joe SimonTheme From Cleopatra Jones/Who Was That Lady ... 7-inch
Spring, Early 70s. Near Mint- (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pic sleeve version of this classic! "Theme To Cleopatra Jones" is Simon's vocal version of JJ Johnson's great blacksploitation theme – a slow grooving number with a bit of a funky finish, deep and rumbling, perfect for Joe's vocal style! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(With jukebox strips. Sleeve has some wear at the opening.)

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✨✧ FatbackHot Box ... CD
Spring/Southbound (UK), 1980. Used ... Out Of Stock
Man, it must have been something to hear this record blasting out of a boombox back in the old days – especially if it was the magenta-hued one on the cover! The groove here is strong and loud – plenty of bass and beats at the bottom, and even a few surprising early electro touches that really stand out and make the album something special. And as with other records from this time, Fatback also show their ballad skills on one number – "Come & Get the Love" – but it's the more jamming tracks we really love, and they include "Street Band", "Hot Box", "Love Spell", "Gotta Get My Hands On Some Money", and the fat 80s jam "Backstrokin". CD

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✨✧ Millie JacksonMillie Jackson (1972) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Spring/Southbound (UK), 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Ahhh . . . Great stuff! This Millie Jackson's tremendous debut album – and the work here is completely different from later records that have her more in a bitchy mode! Here, Millie's a heartbroken southern diva – right in the vein of Ann Sexton, Doris Duke, or Shirley Brown – and even though the arrangements are done north of the Mason/Dixon line (in New York by Bert DeCoteaux, and in DC by Tony Camillo), the record feels like it was lifted off the pressing plant in Muscle Shoals or Jackson! Titles include "I Ain't Giving Up", "I Miss You Baby", "Ask Me What You Want", "My Man, A Sweet Man", "I Just Can't Stand It", and "Strange Things". CD version features a whopping 11 bonus tracks – many of which were never issued before – and titles include the MGM numbers "My Heart Took A Licking" and "A Little Bit Of Something", plus "Ask Me What You Want (unedited master)", "Untrue Men", "I Don't Wanna Talk About It", "Strange Things (alt mix)", "My Man A Sweet Man (unedited master)", and "You're The Joy Of My Life (alt take)". CD
 
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✨✧ Australian Jazz QuartetAustralian Jazz Quartet ... LP
Bethlehem, 1955. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A very cool quartet with a very unusual sound – one that mixes up reeds, piano, and vibes with a very fresh approach – one that's partly west coast cool, and partly east coast modern! Key players in the group include Bryce Rhode on piano and Errol Buddle on bassoon – both musicians who'd make bigger waves in the 60s back home in Australian – and the set also features excellent vibes by John (Jack) Brokensha, who'd stay on these shores and make some groovy records for the US, and Dick Healy on flute. The group's joined by Jimmy Gannon on bass and Nick Stabulas on drums – and titles include "Saxophone Pads", "Tune For Jaimey", "Spring Is Here", "Nostalgia", and "Thou Swell". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove.)

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Kenny BarronLive At Maybeck Recital Hall Volume 10 ... CD
Concord, 1990. Used ... $2.99
The Maybeck solo series produced plenty of greatness when it was going on – and one of the greatest moments was this sweet solo set from Kenny Barron! Barron's one of those players we never get tired of – and while we love him in group and trio settings, he's equally magical here working by himself – opening up on these long, lyrical numbers that have a really evocative feel – beautiful runs up and down the keyboard, but in ways that are extremely thoughtful and well-paced – and not just an unbridled display of his talents. There's a sense of soul to the set that never lets up – and titles include "Bud Like", "Witchcraft", "Sunshower", "And Then Again", "Skylark", and "Spring Is Here". CD
(Out of print. Please note the booklet has some small stains.)

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John BarryJohn Barry Plays 007 & Other 60s Themes For Film & Television ... CD
El (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
An excellent collection of work from the great John Barry – one that focuses on his famous contributions for the James Bond films – but also includes other soundtrack and instrumental material as well! The set begins with the John Barry Plays 007 record – a brilliant album that not only features some instrumental soundtrack themes, but also includes some great mod Barry instrumentals from the 60s – kind of a nice link to his sophisticated film music, and some of his smaller combo work! Titles include "Kinky", "Fancy Dance", "007", "From Russia With Love", "Big Shield", "Aliki", "Monkey Feathers", and "The London Theme". Next are two tracks from Elizabeth Taylor In London – "Lovers & Browning", with a recitation by Taylor – plus the jazzy instrumental "The London Waltz". Next are two tracks from Zulu – a colonial period film that starred Michael Caine – followed by 15 more groovy instrumentals that include "Tit Willow Twist", "Hit & Miss", "Easy Beat", "Beat Girl", "The Lolly Theme", "Spinnerree", "Roman Spring Of Mrs Stone", "The Sun's Hooray", and "Saturday's Child". CD

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✨✧ Tony Bennett & Bill EvansTogether Again ... LP
Improv, 1976. Sealed ... $8.99
A great second pairing of this hip team – further proof that Tony Bennett was a hell of a jazz singer when he wanted to be! Titles include "You're Nearer", "Lonely Girl", "You Must Believe In Spring", "Two Lonely People", and "The Bad & The Beautiful". LP, Vinyl record album
(DRG pressing.)

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Tony Bennett/Bill EvansComplete Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Recordings (Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album/Together Again – plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Fantasy, 1975/1976. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
The complete recording of Tony Bennett and Bill Evans as a duo – the Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album from '75 and the '76 follow up Together Again – back to back, plus a bonus CD of alternate takes! If you've ever doubted the real jazz sensibility of Tony Bennett, the Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album is the one to change your mind – because Tony's working here in a marvelously unadorned setting – with only the piano of Bill Evans to back him up! The record's a rare gem from years after Bennett was cracking the pop charts, but was willing to pull back to the jazz of his roots – and the session's equally rare for Evans, who rarely worked with vocalists at this point in his career. The simplicity of the album is its strength – and together, the pair really sound tremendous – slightly faltering at times, but in a way that exposes a sense of humanity you might not find in other records, especially those by Bennett. Titles include "When In Rome", "Some Other Time", "The Touch Of Your Lips", "My Foolish Heart", "Waltz For Debby", and "Young & Foolish". Together Again is another gem, following the form of the first duos record exceptionally well, perhaps with Evan's piano a bit more prominent in the sound, and another fine batch of tunes, including "The Bad And The Beautiful", "Lucky To Be Me", "A Child Is Born", "Lonely Girl", "You Must Believe In Spring" and more. The bonus CD features alternate takes of material from the 2 albums, with versions of "You And Foolish", "The Touch Of Your Lips", "Some Other Time", "When In Rome", "Waltz For Debbie" and multiple versions of "The Bad And The Beautiful", "A Child Is Born", and more. CD

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✨✧ Ed BickertEd Bickert ... CD
PM/Solid (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A sweet little set from Candian guitarist Ed Bickert – a record that's filled with amazing tones and colors, and which sparkles brightly from the very first note! The date's a trio outing – with Don Thompson on bass and Terry Clarke on drums – but Bickert's playing gives the whole thing a quality that's very different than any sort of traditional jazz guitar set like this – thanks to a style that shows a knowledge of 70s innovators like Pat Martino and John Abercrombie, but a sense of soul that keeps the whole thing nice and solid – in a very classic way. The set's got an airy feel, but is deeply grounded too – and at times, Bickert almost seems to echo the unique phrasing of his Canadian contemporary Sonny Greenwich. Titles include "Where Are You", "When Sunny Gets Blue", "It Might As Well Be Spring", and "Manha De Carnaval". CD
(Part of the Modern Jazz Connection series!)

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Ran Blake & Jeanne LeeNewest Sound You Never Heard – European Recordings 1966/1967 ... CD
A-Side, 1966/1967. New Copy 2 CDs ... $26.99 28.98
One of the most amazing musical duos of the 60s – presented here in a double-length set of unreleased recordings! Pianist Ran Blake has gotten some great acclaim over the decades – and strong attention in more recent years as well – but some of our favorite work by Ran is still his 60s pairing with singer Jeanne Lee – just about the only voice who could match Blake's enigmatic shifts in tone and timing, with results that often move way beyond conventional jazz! When straight, Jeanne's a hell of a soulful singer – with a quality and depth that allows her to take off and do all these freer flights and experiments – a mixture of skill and confidence that might mark Sheila Jordan at her most adventurous, but which is handled here in a very different mode – thanks in very large part to the flurries of notes and waves of sound that issue forth from Blake's fingers on the piano. The pair recorded one well-known album on RCA in the 60s – with a title that's similar to this one – but this package features a full 2CDS of material from European performances in 1966 and 1967 – 33 tracks in all, with titles that include "The Frog The Fountain & Aunt Jane", "Out Of This World", "Hard Day's Night", "Birmingham USA", "Beautiful City", "On Green Dolphin Street", "Misterioso", "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most", "Something To Live For", "The Man I Love", "Night & Day", "Something's Coming", "Parker's Mood", and "Smoke After Smoke". CD

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Art BlakeyHard Drive ... LP
Bethlehem, 1957. Good+ ... $19.99
A well-titled set from Art Blakey – considering the hard-driving sound of the group! The album's one of the best from that unusual year of 1957 – almost a "lost" year for Art, when he was working away from Blue Note with a very different lineup of the Jazz Messengers than on his famous sessions for that label! The players here are all great – and include Johnny Griffin on tenor, Bill Hardman on trumpet, Junior Mance on piano, and Spanky DeBrest on bass – all working with a style that's a bit loose and open, allowing plenty of space for solos! Griffin's horn has all the sharp edges you'd expect, and Hardman's great too – and Blakey himself seems to sit back a bit more than usual in his chair, letting the soloists lead the tracks, instead of kicking things into gear from the drums. Titles include "Deo X", "Sweet Sakeena", "Late Spring", "Krafty", and "For Miles & Miles". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove.)

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Clifford BrownClifford Brown Quartet In Paris ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1953. Used ... $8.99
Hard to get work by Clifford Brown – 1953 recordings originally done in Europe for the Vogue label! Brown's working here in front of a Parisian trio that features Henri Renaud, Pierre Michelot, and Benny Bennett. There's 12 tracks in all, with multiple takes of "I Can Dream, Can't I?", "The Song Is You", "You're A Lucky Guy" and "Come Rain Or Come Shine" plus "It might As Well Be Spring" and "Blue & Brown". CD
(Out of print.)

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Clifford BrownJazz Immortal (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note/Pacific Jazz, 1954. Used ... $5.99
Seminal west coast recordings by Clifford Brown – recorded in LA in 1954, with a mixture of hard bop and lyricism, in that sparkling mode that Brownie left as his indelible imprint on the west coast scene of the 50s! Players include Bob Gordon on baritone, Stu Williamson on trombone, Zoot Sims on tenor, and Russ Freeman on piano – and Jack Montrose arranged the set. Titles include "Tiny Capers", "Bones For Jones", "Joy Spring", "Finders Keepers", and "Daahoud". CD
(Out of print.)

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Gary BurtonGenuine Tong Funeral ... LP
RCA, 1968. Near Mint- ... $11.99
One of the most ambitious projects ever from vibist Gary Burton – an extended piece written by Carla Bley – and billed as "A Dark Opera Without Words"! The work has a feel that's much more fluid than opera, though – and is a great instrumental outing that not only features Gary's vibes at their youthful best, with support from his quartet – but which also includes extra work from Steve Lacy on soprano sax, Gato Barbieri on tenor, and Carla Bley herself on piano. The music is never too far out, but with angular tones and strange time changes that mark the record as being quite different from Gary's other sides for RCA. It also makes the record one of his best, too – as the set has that wonderfully fresh sound that you get from early work by Bley – never too silly, and with a serious approach to composition that also never loses sight of its roots in jazz. Titles include "The New Funeral March", "Silent Spring", "Mother Of The Dead Man", "Death Rolls", and "The New National Anthem". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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June ChristyIntimate Miss Christy ... LP
Capitol, 1960. Very Good ... $7.99
A late treasure from June's years at Capitol – an album that ably earns its "intimate" tag, by featuring June with almost no musical backings at all! Instrumentation on the set is provided only by Don Bagley on bass, Al Viola on guitar, and some occasional flute work by Bud Legge – all gently working behind June's wonderfully dark and moody vocals – somehow even sadder and more heartbreaking than on other of her classic Capitol sets. Titles include "I Fall In Love Too Easily", "Spring Is Here", "It Never Entered My Mind", "You're Nearer", and "Suddenly It's Spring". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing with IAM stamp.)

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Graham CollierSymphony Of Scorpions ... LP
Mosaic (UK), 1977. Very Good- ... $16.99
A fairly out, fairly moody performance – recorded by Collier at Ronnie Scotts in 1976, reflecting the explorations in jazz that he begun during the early 70s. The core mood is set by intertwining saxophones, laid over patterns of color painted by the group. Players include Harry Beckett, Henry Lowther, Roger Dean, Art Theme, and Collier himself. Features the extended "Symphony Of Scorpions", plus "Forest Path To The Spring". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has some clusters of marks on Side 1 that play with noise.)

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John Coltrane with Art BlakeyComplete Lee Kraft Sessions With Art Blakey (Art Blakey Big Band/Hard Drive) ... CD
Bethlehem/Lonehill (Spain), 1957. Used ... $7.99
Crackling hardbop from the pivotal jazz year of 1957 – featuring 2 rare Bethelehem albums by drummer Art Blakey, one of which features some great tenor work from a young John Coltrane! First up on the set is a rare big band session by Blakey – featuring the master drummer at the helm of a large group that includes Coltrane, Donald Byrd, Melba Liston, Sahib Shihab, Walter Bishop, and Al Cohn – coming together in a surprisingly fierce horn formation – almost like a regular Jazz Messengers group, but with triple horn power! Coltrane gets in a few nice licks on the big band tracks – and also steps out in two sparer quintet tracks from the same session – recorded with Byrd, Bishop, and Blakey in a more solo-focused sound. The last 7 tracks on the set are from the album Hard Drive – recorded with a group that includes here Junior Mance, Johnny Griffin, and Bill Hardman. The tracks are a bit freer than some of Blakey's Blue Note work – with more of a focus on the solos of the players, all held in check by Blakey's fiercely driven drumming. The CD features 15 tracks in all – titles that include "Pristine", "Tippin", "Midriff", "The Outer World", "Ain't Life Grand", "Late Date", "Deo X", "Sweet Sakeena", "Late Spring", "Krafty", and "For Miles & Miles". CD

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Norman ConnorsDance Of Magic ... LP
Cobblestone, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A landmark first album from drummer Norman Connors – a spiritual jazz masterpiece that builds wonderfully on the post-Coltrane tradition! Norman is years away from his smoother soul recordings at this point, and coming out of a righteous jazz background that included work with Marion Brown and Archie Shepp. For this initial set, Norman's in incredible company – working with players that include Herbie Hancock on both electric and acoustic keys, plus Eddie Henderson on trumpet, Gary Bartz and Carlos Garnett on saxes, Stanley Clarke on bass, and Billy Hart and Airto on percussion – plus a chorus of vocalists on the album's mighty title cut! Tracks are all long, spiritual, and freely exploratory – but never in a style that goes too far outside, or that forgets the joy and love that can spring forth in a forward-thinking session like this one! Titles include "Dance Of Magic", "Give The Drummer Some", "Morning Change", and "Blue". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Norman ConnorsDance Of Magic (Buddah pressing) ... LP
Buddah, 1972. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A landmark first album from drummer Norman Connors – a spiritual jazz masterpiece that builds wonderfully on the post-Coltrane tradition! Norman is years away from his smoother soul recordings at this point, and coming out of a righteous jazz background that included work with Marion Brown and Archie Shepp. For this initial set, Norman's in incredible company – working with players that include Herbie Hancock on both electric and acoustic keys, plus Eddie Henderson on trumpet, Gary Bartz and Carlos Garnett on saxes, Stanley Clarke on bass, and Billy Hart and Airto on percussion – plus a chorus of vocalists on the album's mighty title cut! Tracks are all long, spiritual, and freely exploratory – but never in a style that goes too far outside, or that forgets the joy and love that can spring forth in a forward-thinking session like this one! Titles include "Dance Of Magic", "Give The Drummer Some", "Morning Change", and "Blue". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light mark from sticker removal.)

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Nicola ConteOther Directions ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2004. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99
Incredible work from Nicola Conte – Schema records maestro making his Blue Note debut with this set – and giving the label one of their best new albums of the 21st Century! The record's quite different than Nicola's programmed dancefloor work for Schema – and is much more of an organic jazz-based session – with instrumentation by a wide arrangement of hip European jazzers (including Till Bronner and Rosario Giuliani!), plus sweet vocals from a variety of different singers! The groove is still very much in the Conte/Schema spirit – often in a loping modal approach to jazz, with a strong inspiration from the best European scenes of the late 60s and early 70s. The sound is wonderful – with players from the larger lineup playing in differing groups from track to track – showcasing instrumentation that includes vibes, flute, trombone, tenor, alto, and even a bit of guitar from Nicola himself. Vocalists include Bembe Segue, Lucia Minetti, Cristina Zavalloni, and Till Bronner – and titles include "Sea & Sand", "Nefertiti", "Wanin Moon", "A Time For Spring", "Kind Of Sunshine", "Aphrodite's Dream", "The Dharma Bums", "All Gone", "Le Depart", and "Several Shades Of Dawn". Imagine the best work of Schema or Compost done in an all-organic, all-natural mode – and you've got the beautiful sound of this set! LP, Vinyl record album
(Very unique package, too – like getting 2 classic Blue Note albums together at once!)

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Larry Coryell & Philip CatherineSplendid ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Acoustic duets between Larry Coryell and Philip Catherine – recorded with a style that's much more intimate and personal than some of the previous recordings by either player! Although Coryell first rose to fame at the end of the 60s with his fuzzy approach to jazz fusion, he's clearly mellowed here nicely with age – and has a nice sense of space and color, that's only further augmented by Catherine's always-great range of sounds and styles. Joachim Kuhn plays acoustic piano on one track, but all other information is from both players on 6 and 12 string acoustic guitars, plus a bit of work by Catherine on a fretless electric. Titles include "No More Booze", "Deux Xango", "Snowshadows", "One Plus Two Blues", "Father Christmas", "A Quiet Day In Spring", and "The Train & The River". LP, Vinyl record album

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Miles DavisTallest Trees (Blue Haze/Bags Groove/Miles Davis & The Modern Jazz Giants) ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
A strong 2LP set – one that features tracks pulled from Miles' first big albums for Prestige, recorded in the years 1953 and 1954, mostly, with players that include Milt Jackson, Thelonious Monk, Max Roach, John Lewis, Horace Silver, and Art Blakey. Titles include "Bag's Groove", "Miles Ahead", "The Man I Love", "Swing Spring", "Doxy", "Oleo", "Airegin", "Blue Haze", and "Bemsha Swing". LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy DeFranco & Oscar PetersonHark ... LP
Pablo, 1985. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A great reunion of Buddy DeFranco and Oscar Peterson – two players who recorded together famously for Verve in the 50s, working here on an 80s date under the supervision of old Verve head Norman Granz! The setting here is even more loose and laidback than in the 50s – that mellow Pablo Records mode that seems to bring in a lot more feeling to the players than some of their dates for other labels at the time – and Buddy's lost none of the charm in his tone, playing the clarinet with a soulful swing that's almost more like an alto sax at times! Other players include Joe Pass on guitar, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Martin Drew on drums – and titles include "Summer Me Winter You", "Llovisna", "By Myself", "Joy Spring", "All Too Soon", and "Hark". LP, Vinyl record album

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Kenny DorhamAfro-Cuban (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1955. Used ... $5.99
A completely unique little session – and a record that's every bit as musically striking as you might guess from its title and cover! The date's a rare Latin-tinged one for trumpeter Kenny Dorham – a record that takes his usually smooth sound and sets it up against octet backings with horns from JJ Johnson on trombone, Cecil Payne on baritone sax, and Hank Mobley on tenor – plus piano from Horace Silver, bass from Oscar Pettiford, and drums from Art Blakey – plus added congas from Patato Valdes! The expanded group plays with a great sense of power – really pushing Kenny's sound tremendously – and although the album also features a few tracks by a smaller group with less percussion, these also have a bit of a Latin/exotic tinge too. Titles include "Basheer's Dream", "Lotus Flower", "KD's Motion", "Venita's Dance", "Minor's Holiday", "La Villa", and "Afrodisia". CD features 2 bonus tracks too – "Echo Of Spring (aka KD's Cab Ride)" and "Minor's Holiday (alt take)". CD
(Original CD pressing.)

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Kenny DorhamKenny Dorham & Friends ... LP
Jazzland, Late 50s. Very Good ... $18.99
Kenny Dorham plays sweet hardbop trumpet on the two different sessions that make up this LP. One session's got Cannonball Adderley on alto and Cedar Walton on piano, with sort of a sweet laidback sound, as with some of Dorham's other sessions from the time. Track on this one include "Blue Spring", "Spring Cannon", and "Passion". The other session's got Dorham in a harder quintet, with Sonny Rollins on tenor and Max Roach on drums. This session's got 2 long tracks – bop versions of "I'll Remember April" and "Falling In Love with Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Bill Grauer productions pressing. Cover has a split spine.)

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Harris EisenstadtOld Growth Forest ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2016. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Drummer Harris Eisenstadt's been giving us some wonderful records in recent years – and this well-conceived quartet session certainly continues that tradition! The group's perfectly matched here – a very friendly lineup that includes Tony Malaby on tenor, Jason Roebke on bass, and Jeb Bishop on trombone – players who both have a sense of structure and freedom at once – able to come together, spring apart, yet never lose sight of the others – nor make you feel like they're spending too much of their attention either – an almost organic energy that makes for incredible sounds throughout – and music that's as boldy modern and individual as anything that Harris has given us in the past. The music also has this toneful quality and sense of inner poetry that lives up to the evocative title – on tracks that include "Larch", "Pine", "Hemlock", "Big Basin", "Cedar", and "Fir". CD

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Bill Evans5 Original Albums (Explorations/Waltz For Debby/Moonbeams/Interplay/At Shelly's Manne Hole) (5CD set) ... CD
Riverside/Universal (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy 5CD ... $16.99
A great package – 5 wonderful albums from Bill Evans, all in tiny LP-styled sleeves! Explorations features the Bill Evans trio with Scott LaFaro on bass and Paul Motian on drums – a near-perfect lineup that forever raise the bar for jazz piano expression! The title here is certainly apt – because even though many of the tunes are shortish, Evans has a sense of exploration in the way he's approaching the keys – one that still retains some of the lyrically rhythmic traces of his first few records – but which also glides forth into territory that was virtually untapped on record for the time. The revolution here is so subtle, it's easy to miss from the perspective of our generation – but give it a few listens, and the record will open up beautifully! Titles include "Israel", "Haunted Heart", "Elsa", "Nardis", and "I Wish I Knew". Waltz For Debby is an incredible album from Bill Evans – and maybe THE record you need in your collection if you're trying to understand his contribution to jazz! The album's one of Evan's first sides from the Village Vanguard – and features the legendary trio that included Scott LaFaro on bass and Paul Motian on drums – both players who could shake free from conventional rhythmic roles in a piano trio, yet who also support Evans' lyrically modal playing here beautifully! The tracks are a bit longer than Bill's studio sides from the time, allowing for even more magical interplay on the keys – and titles include "My Foolish Heart", "Waltz For Debby", "Detour Ahead", "My Romance", "Some Other Time", and "Milestones". Moonbeams is a very hip set from Bill Evans' second trio – the legendary lineup that featured Chuck Israels on bass and Paul Motian on drums! Both players bring Evans' sound to an even greater level of spaciousness – allowing for lyrical interplay that's completely amazing, and even furthers the promise of genius made by Bill on his first few albums – a bold step forward that really makes this album one of Evans' standout sets of the early 60s! Titles include an early reading of Evans' wonderful tune "Re: Person I Knew", plus "Very Early", "In Love In Vain", "Stairway To The Stars", "I Fall In Love Too Easily", "If You Could See Me Now", "It Might As Well Be Spring", and "Polka Dots & Moonbeams". Interplay is a rare quintet outing for Evans – one that breaks the mode of the usual trio format by adding in Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and Jim Hall on guitar – alongside rhythm players Percy Heath on bass and Philly Joe Jones on drums – already a unique enough match for Evans' talents! The pairing of Evans and Hall has been beautifully documented on other records – and sounds equally great here – but the real treat is Freddie Hubbard's horn, which often lays back on most of the tracks, then bursts in with a brashness that really ignites some of the tunes! Titles include "When You Wish Upon A Star", "You & The Night & The Music", "I'll Never Smile again", "You Go To My Head" and the Evans original, "Interplay". At Shelly's Manne Hole is a great west coast live date from Bill Evans – one that showed that his magic on the keys was equally at home in LA as it was in New York! The session's especially noteworthy for the presence of drummer Larry Bunker – a great player who worked on countless recordings, both jazz and non-jazz, but who hits a new level here with the Evans Trio – one that almost matches that of Paul Motian for his sensitivity and lyrical interplay with Evans' piano and the bass of Chuck Israels! Titles include "Blues In F", "Our Love Is Here To Stay", "The Boy Next Door", "Swedish Pastry", and "Round Midnight". CD

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✨✧ Bill EvansPortrait In Jazz ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $3.99
A classic set to feature the Bill Evans Trio with the great Scott Lafaro on bass and Paul Motian on drums! Listening to the set we're reminded of what always brings us back to Evans' playing – a quality that's often described as moody, but which is really is quite spry and lively throughout this set, without ever giving up it's lyrical approach. Titles are mostly standards – but really transformed by the touch of the trio – and tunes include "Come Rain Or Come Shine", "Autumn Leaves", "Witchcraft", "When I Fall In Love", "Peri's Scope", "What Is This Thing Called Love", "Spring Is Here", "Some Day My Prince Will Come", and "Blue In Green". CD features 1 bonus track! CD
(Out of print.)

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Art FarmerLive At The Half Note (Jazzlore) ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. Sealed ... $6.99
Beautiful work from the legendary Art Farmer – sounds from a time when the trumpeter was really coming into his own, and finding a way to carve out a special space for himself in modern jazz! The sounds here are fresh, but never overstated – blown with that compact mode that makes Farmer's phrasing so distinct, and set up here with a perfect quartet that features Jim Hall on guitar, Steve Swallow on bass, and Walter Perkins on drums. All players are masters of understatement – and the band is sort of a perfect extension of some of Jimmy Guiffre's earlier work on Atlantic with Hall – as they've perfected a simple style that leaves the instrumental solos floating in air, interacting with each other in subtle complex ways that never cease to amaze. Tracks are longer than on some of the studio albums by the group – and titles include "Swing Spring", "I Want To Be Happy", and "What's New". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a Super Savers sticker.)

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Jerry FieldingAfter 8:00 With The Jerry Fielding Orchestra (10 inch LP) ... LP
Trend, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Beautiful pre-soundtrack work from Jerry Fielding – the formative years of his trademark sound, played here by a sharp large ensemble! Players include the wonderful Phil Urso, who gets in some great lines on tenor – plus Jerry Carr and Larry Kain on trumpets, Joe Howard on trombone, George Dorsey on alto, and Red Callender on bass. Arrangements have a bit of a Kenton-esque feel, and titles include "La Rosita", "Stars In My Eyes", "Bye & Bye", "Spring Is Here", and "The Song Is Ended". LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldHello Love ... LP
Verve, 1957/1959. Very Good ... $9.99
Ella swings it nicely with the orchestra of Frank DeVol on this set of standards and classics – an overlooked treat from her late 50s years – and a set that's overflowing with great little numbers! The album's got a sound that's lush at times, but never overly emotive – thanks to Ella's keen ear for jazz in the tunes, which works strongly against DeVol's sometimes tendency to overarrange. The album's a nice contrast to some of Ella's Songbook work from the time – and titles include "You Go To My Head", "Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year", "Lost In A Fog", "So Rare", "Stairway To The Stars", and "Tenderly". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with deep groove.)

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Ella FitzgeraldSings The Rodgers & Hart Song Book Vol 1 ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $4.99
A classic vocal set from Ella – filled with standards from the Rodgers & Hart songbook – including "My Romance", "Spring Is Here", "Thou Swell", "A Ship Without A Sail", and "Have You Met Miss Jones". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing.)

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Tommy FlanaganBallads & Blues ... LP
Enja (Germany), 1979. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A key 70s session from Tommy Flanagan – a record that showed that he was still one of the most fluid and soulful players of his generation! The album has Flanagan working only with the bass of George Mraz – in a drum-less format with even less structure than usual, a perfect setting for Tommy to stretch out, open up, and do his thing on the keys of the piano. There's still always a gentle swing and good focus to most tracks here – and Flanagan never gets too indulgent with the setting, even on the longer numbers. Titles include "Blue Twenty", "With Malice Towards None", "Blues For Sarka", "Star Eyes", and "They Say It's Spring". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing on Inner City.)

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Freddie Douggie (Ben LaMar Gay & JayVe Montgomery)Freddie Douggie – Live On Juneteenth ... Cassette
International Anthem, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 11.00
One of the most enigmatic records we've ever heard on the International Anthem label – and that's really saying a lot, given their unique musical legacy! Freddie Douggie is a collaboration between Ben LaMar Gay and JayVe Montgomery – working here in modes that go way beyond jazz and improvised music – with all these unusual sonic touches that paint a richly colorful portrait of the Juneteenth day of celebration! Some tracks might use percussion or a stringed instrument, others are more electronic in nature – and vocals are used occasionally, but not often – and as with some of the best releases on International Anthem, the music is very powerful and moving – but in ways we can hardly describe! Titles include "Slave To Employee", "Gravel Spring", "Any Train We Can Catch", "Dutty Rice", "Jubilee", "LEVAS", "Freedom Day", and "Such A Frolic". Cassette

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Stan GetzOut Of Nowhere – Dear Old Stan Getz Vol 2 ... LP
Marshmallow (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $44.99
Great overseas material from Stan Getz – tracks that echo some of his work on the Stan Getz At Large album from Sweden, but which also take off nicely in other directions as well! The first half of the set features Stan blowing tenor with piano from Swedish genius Jan Johansson, plus rhythm from the Oscar Peterson team of Ray Brown on bass and Ed Thigpen on drums! The set's got an unusual balance that sets it apart from even other Getz albums of the time – a vibe that might have made it a special Verve album, had it gotten released at the time – recorded beautifully with a clarity that matches any of Stan's studio albums too! Tracks are nice and long, with wonderfully fluid tenor lines from Getz – and titles include "Land's End", "Woody N You", "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most", and "I Remember Clifford". Next are two tracks recorded in Stockholm in 1958 - with Oscar Peterson on piano and Herb Ellis on guitar – on "Out Of Nowhere" and "It Never Entered My Mind". Last are three numbers recorded in Copenhagen in 1959 – with Johansson on piano, Oscar Pettiford on bass, and Joe Harris on drums – on "Laverne Walk", "I Remember Clifford", and "Stuffy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 999! Heavy vinyl in a heavy tip-on cover!)

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Stan Getz & Albert DaileyPoetry ... CD
Blue Note, 1983. Used ... $8.99
A lovely later recording from Stan Getz – very spare and spacious, and recorded with a casual approach that's quite striking, and really fresh! The album features Stan playing alongside pianist Albert Dailey – with no other rhythm accompaniment, just piano and tenor sax. The tunes are mostly familiar numbers, played in a relaxed, improvised mode that makes the whole thing feel like you're getting a lucky glimpse of Stan and Albert playing together in an after hours session or rehearsal. There's a bit of roughness in the recording, but given the depth of soul and color from both players, that quality also emerges as an honest humanity that only serves to make the recording more compelling! Titles include "Tune Up", "A Child Is Born", "Confirmation", "Round Midnight", and "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Poetry ... LP 9.99

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Stan Getz & Albert DaileyPoetry ... LP
Elektra, 1984. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A lovely later recording from Stan Getz – very spare and spacious, and recorded with a casual approach that's quite striking, and really fresh! The album features Stan playing alongside pianist Albert Dailey – with no other rhythm accompaniment, just piano and tenor sax. The tunes are mostly familiar numbers, played in a relaxed, improvised mode that makes the whole thing feel like you're getting a lucky glimpse of Stan and Albert playing together in an after hours session or rehearsal. There's a bit of roughness in the recording, but given the depth of soul and color from both players, that quality also emerges as an honest humanity that only serves to make the recording more compelling! Titles include "Tune Up", "A Child Is Born", "Confirmation", "Round Midnight", and "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available Poetry ... CD 8.99

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Stan Getz & Astrud GilbertoGetz Au Go Go ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Very Good- Gatefold ... $9.99
A beautiful dreamy album that's quite different from the classic Getz/Gilberto collaboration – but which also shares much of that set's lyrical beauty! This album was recorded live, in 1964, when Stan Getz was playing with his quartet that included Gary Burton on vibes – an incredible lineup that made for some wonderfully moody sounds! The vibes/tenor approach was a high point in Getz's career – especially as the young Burton could create these beautiful washes of sound that were a perfect counterpoint to Getz's breathy playing. And although Astrud Gilberto is thrown into the mix here to give the album a bit of bossa appeal – vocals on 6 titles that include "Corovado", "Eu E Voce", "It Might As Well Be Spring", "One Note Samba", "Only Trust Your Heart", and "The Telephone Song" – there's also 4 more tracks that are all instrumental, and which show the Getz/Burton union in all of its glory! These tracks include "6 Nix Pix Flix", "The Singing Song", "Here's That Rainy Day", and "Summertime". And for reference, the rest of the group includes Gene Cherico on bass and Joe Hunt on drums – but on 3 tracks, Chuck Israels plays bass instead of Cherico, and on a few others, Helcio Milito plays drums instead of Hunt, and Kenny Burrell joins in on guitar. LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Vinyl has oxidation on Side A and plays with surface noise.)

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✨✧ Eydie GormeLove Is A Season ... LP
ABC, 1958. Very Good ... $0.99
A season-themed album from Eydie Gorme – a great date from the early years, and one that has her working with jazzy backings from the great Don Costa! Don's got a great ear for both sides of Eydie's talents – the upbeat, swinging style that always sounds cheery – and the straighter, more serious way with a ballad that doesn't always get its due! The tunes all have season-based themes – a format used by other singers over the years, certainly, but a really great foil here for Gorme's many-varied talents – as the shifting months of the year give her good reason to change her tune from track to track. Titles include "Love Is A Season", "Winter Night", "June In January", "On The First Warm Day", "I'll Remember April", "Easter Parade", and "Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year". LP, Vinyl record album

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Kathy GregoryMyself ... LP
Project 3, 1970. Near Mint- ... $19.99
An obscure one from Project 3 – with a pop/folk spirit that's somewhere in the same space as Free Design! Enoch Light produced, Dick Hyman handled the arrangements, and titles include "So Far Apart", "When Love", "A New Beginning", "After Cambodia", and "Spring In My Heart". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo sticker and some wear at the spine.)

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✨✧ Johnny Hamlin QuintetFresh Sound Of The Johnny Hamlin Quintet (10 inch LP) ... LP
Replica, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Hamlin plays piano and accordion on these eight tracks and is joined by Ken Earnest on bass and tuba, Bob Barnes on flute and tenor clarinet, Art Mooshagian on trumpet and valve trombone and Bob McKee on drums. Tracks include "Golden Wedding", "Funny Valentine", "You Stepped Out Of A Dream", "Jumping At The Woodside", "Cross Section", "Medely Of Stella By Starlight & Spring Is Here", "Mighty Mike", and "Caravan". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light aging.)

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✨✧ Howard University Jazz EnsembleJazz HUJE '87 ... LP
Mark College Jazz, 1987. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
Unlike some of the other Howard University Jazz Lab records,this one doesn't feature any young lions in their nascent years, but they did bring in ringer Jon Faddis for this recorded tribute to Thad Jones and Dizzy Gillespie. The group is fairly large, and as you'd hope plays tightly and swings hard behind Faddis on the numbers, which hew towards the straighter side of the spectrum, though with a few nods towards more modern sounds as you'd expect from the date of the recording. Titles include "Opus X", "Malachi", "A Night In Tunisia", "Round The Bend", "Joy Spring", "Impressions" and "Gemini Jam Machine". LP, Vinyl record album

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Freddie HubbardArt Of Freddie Hubbard – The Atlantic Years ... LP
Atlantic, Late 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
Killer work from Freddie Hubbard – some key transitional sides for Atlantic Records, and easily some of his most soulful work ever! Freddie started out as a bopper on Blue Note, but then made a great shift at Atlantic – exploring space and sound in a really wonderful way, and opening up towards some of the killer modes you'd know from his classics on CTI. There's just a bit of electricity in the mix here, as most cuts are acoustic – but they already stretch out in some hip, spiritual styles that are really great. Titles include "For BP", "Lonely Soul", "High Blues Pressure", "Midnite Soul", "Black Soldier", Interlude I", "Echoes Of Blue", "Threnody For Sharon Tate Comment", "Spacetrack", "Leap Frog", "Up Jumped Spring", "Latina", and "On The Quee Tee". LP, Vinyl record album

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JabberloopJazz Messen 2 ... CD
Space Shower (Japan), 2019. New Copy ... $24.99
It's been a few years since we've heard from Jabberloop, but these guys haven't lost any of their charms at all – and, in fact, maybe seem even more dedicated to their sound than ever before! Jabberloop first rose up during that moment when the Tokyo scene had some great club jazz combos – groups that played live jazz, but in a way that was informed by the clubbier rhythms of that city's scene in the 21st Century. And while the club jazz scene itself has really taken some turns – including some less-interesting "pretty boy" and commercial work – these guys are nicely back at the core – working with a core quartet lineup of trumpet, saxes, piano, and bass – plus tight drums from Akira Kudou, all in a romping sort of groove that's got plenty of complicated elements in the rhythms. Titles includes "Amosphere Entry", "Takarajima", "Source Of Spring", "Will", and "Behind The Wind" – plus a few more in Japanese. CD

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Jackie & RoyFree & Easy ... LP
ABC, 1957. Very Good- ... $4.99
One of the grooviest records ever by the wonderful vocal team of Jackie & Roy – a sweetly swinging 50s session, with great LA jazz backings from the orchestra of Bill Holman! There's a breezy vibe to the whole thing that's years ahead of its time – not pop harmony vocals, but an approach that's strongly rooted in jazz, but also loosened up from the strict vocalese of the bop singers too. The cover's got Jackie & Roy playing on a slide at the sea – and that free and easy image certainly sums up the feel of the music – a lightly playful blend of jazz vocalese, ballads, and strong duet numbers, all sung with the usual Jackie & Roy charm. The set includes some great tunes, too – including "Pent Up House", "Free & Easy", "So It's Spring", and "Aren't You Glad You're You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Jackie & RoyJackie & Roy (Storyville) ... LP
Storyville, 1955. Very Good- ... $9.99
One of the first albums ever from the team of Jackie Caine and Roy Kral – and one of the best, too! The album's got a relaxed, open-ended approach to jazz vocals that already carries all the hallmarks of the Jackie & Roy style – wordless scatting on some tunes, playful lyrical interplay on others, and a focus on Jackie's ballad talents on some of the gentler numbers – all wrapped up in small combo backing that's sensitive, creative, and modern – yet never in a way that overwhelms the vocals. It's hard to match the poise, class, and cleverness of this one – and the album easily set a new standard for vocal jazz in the 50s! Titles include a few great early tunes by Tommy Wolf – the songwriter who would become so important for the pair – and backing is by Roy on piano, Barney Kessel on guitar, Red Mitchell on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums. Titles include "Let's Take A Walk Around The Block", "You Smell So Good", "Listen Little Girl", "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most", "Bill's Bit", "Dahuud", "I Wish I Were In Love Again", and "Lover". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging, with some splitting in the bottom seam.)

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Ahmad JamalComplete Live At The Pershing Lounge 1958 (But Not For Me/Jamal At The Pershing Vol 2) ... CD
Argo/Gambit (Spain), 1958. Used ... $6.99
Groundbreaking work from the legendary Ahmad Jamal – not just in his own career, but in live jazz in general! The album's a classic recording of Jamal's trio with Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on drums – captured at the Pershing Lounge on the south side of Chicago, where Jamal was clearly wowing the crowd with his amazing talents on the piano. The groove here is sublimely fluid and soulful – clearly the next wave of expression on the piano in the 50s, and as important to the Chicago scene as Bill Evans was to that of New York at the time. The recording quality is wonderful – clear enough to capture the subtleties of Crosby's amazing bass, and the lightly tippling sound of Fournier's drums – and the CD features both volumes of this historic set, a total of 20 tracks in all. Titles include a classic extended reading of "Poinciana", plus "What's New", "But Not For Me", "Billy Boy", "All The Things You Are", "Woody N You", "It Might As Well Be Spring", "It's You Or No One", and "No Greater Love". Also features the bonus single version of "Poinciana". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Hank Jones, Ray Brown & Jimmie SmithJones Brown Smith ... LP
Concord, 1976. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Not the normal trio set you might expect – because on half the tracks, Hank Jones plays Fender Rhodes – which makes for a very different sound than usual! The record nicely alternates between Jones on acoustic and electric – and Hank manages to give some of the Rhodes tracks this surprising level of lyricism, but in ways that are nicely altered from his acoustic playing. The trio also features Ray Brown on bass and Jimmie Smith on drums – and titles include "My Ship", "Your Feet's Too Big", "Spring Is Here", and "Alone Together" – plus an especially sweet Fender Rhodes version of "Bag's Groove". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has staining on the bottom left corner.)

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Michel LegrandMichel Legrand Big Band ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1995. New Copy ... About August 28, 2019 (delayed)
A recent set of jazz tracks from the fantastic French soundtrack genius Michel Legrand! The album has Legrand on piano and a bit of vocals – leading a large ensemble that features trumpets, trombones, saxes, and a bit of electric bass in the rhythm section. The overall effect is quite full-on – strongly voice interpretations of work by Legrand that normally receives more tender readings – and although there's a bit of a modern touch to the way the album was recorded, the record is a nice bridge between Legrand's classic LeGrand Jazz album of years back, and his more recent work. Titles include "Images", "You Must Believe In Spring", "Dingo Lament", "Le Petit Journal", "Ray Blues", and "Fast Food". CD

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Michel LegrandNew I Love Paris ... LP
Columbia, 1961. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Michel Legrand revisits themes originally presented in his classic I Love Paris album for Columbia – updating them slightly here for the 60s with touches of styles that were beginning to show up in his later soundtrack work! While the overall feeling is still a romanticized version of Paris – one that's mostly mellow and dreamy – there's a new sophistication here from the original, and an approach that gets past some of the cliches to hit some particularly Legrand-like moments amidst the larger strings and orchestrations. Titles include "A Paris", "I Love Paris", "Autumn Leaves", "La Seine", "Paris In The Spring", "Paris Je T'Aime", and "Under Paris Skies". LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Ramsey LewisBest Of Ramsey Lewis (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, 1970s. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
A great collection of Ramsey's work for Columbia – featuring some of his best sweet-grooving electric keyboard hits in one package! The work from this time is totally great – bridging the worlds of jazz and jazzy soul with production from the likes of Maurice White, Charles Stepney, and Bert De Coteaux – and a sound that easily blended Ramsey's soulful piano work with some spacious larger backings. Includes the massive "Sun Goddess", recorded with Earth Wind & Fire – plus "All The Way Live", "Skippin", "Caring For You", "Spring High", "Brazilica", "Love Notes", "Hot Dawgit", and "Funky Serenity". LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny MathisI'll Buy You A Star ... LP
Columbia, 1961. Very Good ... $4.99
Wonderful backings from Nelson Riddle – every bit as jazzy and swinging as his 50s charts for Frank Sinatra, with some playful touches at points too – all of which really helps Johnny break from some of the more familiar modes of his bigger singles. That Mathis voice is in wonderful form throughout, and Riddle knows how to balance it with just the right amount of drama without getting too overindulgent – a wonderful blend heard on titles that include "I'll Buy You A Star", "Sudden Love", "My Heart & I", "Jenny", "Wasn't The Summer Short", "Wherever You Are It's Spring", and "The Best Is Yet To Come". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has center split in the bottom seam and a small name in pen on back.)

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MatrixWizard ... CD
Warner/Wounded Bird, 1978. Used ... $8.99
There's a wizard on the cover, but the set's way more fusion than fantasy – tightly jamming work from Matrix, a combo who shone brightly at the end of the 70s! There's more horns here than you'd find in the usual fusion group – as the group's a nonet, with Larry Darling and Jeff Pietrangelo on trumpets, Kurt Dietrich on trombone, Mike Hale on flugelhorn and trumpet, John Kirchberger on sax and flute, and Brad McDougall on trombone. John Harmon plays keyboards – both acoustic and electric – and some of the other group members handle keys as well. Titles include "Spring", "Mountolive", "Brown Boy", "Smile At The Foot Of The Ladder", and "Wizard". CD
Also available Wizard ... LP 3.99

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MatrixWizard ... LP
Warner, 1978. Near Mint- ... $3.99
There's a wizard on the cover, but the set's way more fusion than fantasy – tightly jamming work from Matrix, a combo who shone brightly at the end of the 70s! There's more horns here than you'd find in the usual fusion group – as the group's a nonet, with Larry Darling and Jeff Pietrangelo on trumpets, Kurt Dietrich on trombone, Mike Hale on flugelhorn and trumpet, John Kirchberger on sax and flute, and Brad McDougall on trombone. John Harmon plays keyboards – both acoustic and electric – and some of the other group members handle keys as well. Titles include "Spring", "Mountolive", "Brown Boy", "Smile At The Foot Of The Ladder", and "Wizard". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Wizard ... CD 8.99

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Carmen McRaeCarmen McRae (Mainstream) ... LP
Mainstream, Mid 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
The cover's got a 70s look, but the material here is from that great mid-60s moment when the talents of Carmen McRae were really coming alive – and producer Bob Shad was on hand to capture all the magic in all of its glory! The Carmen heard here is completely different than the singer of the decade before – very much her own woman, and incredibly expressive but without ever sounding cliched – tuning each song into a subtle story with the help of the great Norman Simmons on piano, plus Victor Sproles on bass, and a young Stu Martin on drums. Most tunes are familiar, but completely transformed by Carmen's hipness – and titles include "Bye Bye Blackbird", "In My Solitude", "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most", "Long Before I Knew You/Just In Time", "Round Midnight", and "My Ship Is Coming In". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has partially unglued seams.)

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Carmen McRaeLover Man (Japanese pressing – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Sony (Japan), 1962. Used ... $6.99
An overlooked gem from Carmen – one of her few albums for Columbia from the 60s, and a wonderfully swinging small group session that's got a much more relaxed feel than some of her earlier sets! The album's ostensibly a tribute to Billie Holiday – but it's taken in a way that's completely unlike Holiday's own work – filled with life, joy, and a swinging sensibility that's carried off perfectly by arranger Norman Simmons – who heads up a small combo on piano, working with Walter Perkins on drums, Bob Cranshaw on bass, Nat Adderley on cornet, Eddie Lockjaw Davis on tenor, and Mundell Lowe on guitar. Carmen's vocals are wonderfully groovy – and tunes include "I Cried For You", "Them There Eyes", "My Man", "Strange Fruit", "Miss Brown To You", and "Some Other Spring" – plus 2 bonus tracks! CD
(Out of print – and still sealed with obi!)

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Carmen McRaeSings Loverman & Other Billie Holiday Classics (aka Lover Man) ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
An overlooked gem from Carmen – one of her few albums for Columbia from the 60s, and a wonderfully swinging small group session that's got a much more relaxed feel than some of her earlier sets! The album's ostensibly a tribute to Billie Holiday – but it's taken in a way that's completely unlike Holiday's own work – filled with life, joy, and a swinging sensibility that's carried off perfectly by arranger Norman Simmons – who heads up a small combo on piano, working with Walter Perkins on drums, Bob Cranshaw on bass, Nat Adderley on cornet, Eddie Lockjaw Davis on tenor, and Mundell Lowe on guitar. Carmen's vocals are wonderfully groovy – and tunes include "I Cried For You", "Them There Eyes", "My Man", "Strange Fruit", "Miss Brown To You", and "Some Other Spring". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s pressing.)

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✨✧ Memphis Jug BandMemphis Jug Band – Double Album ... LP
Yazoo, Late 20s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
A double-length set of work from this classic ensemble – served up here in a great Robert Crumb cover image too! The set's one of the richest collections done by Yazoo during their crucial reissue period – and features late 20s material from the group that often (but not always) featured jug work in the rhythm, plus bluesy vocals from Will Shade, Minnie Wallace, Charlie Nickerson, Hattie Hart, and others – as well as guitar, harmonica, and kazoo. The lineup changes from track to track, documented well in the notes – and titles include "Memphis Yo Yo Blues", "Gator Wobble", "I'll See You In The Spring When The Birds Begin To Sing", "Insane Crazy Blues", "On The Road Again", and "Fourth Street Mess Around". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 80s pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Helen MerrillBrownie – Homage To Clifford Brown ... CD
Verve, 1994. Used ... $3.99
A later tribute to Clifford Brown from Helen Merrill – the vocalist who worked famously with the late trumpeter in the 50s! The feel here is quite different than the Merrill/Brown pairings for Emarcy, but equally dark throughout – handled in a way that often has Merrill's vocals offset by trumpet work from players who include Lew Soloff, Roy Hargrove, Tom Harrell, and Wallace Roney – each of whom add a slightly different flavor to the set, but are also clearly drawing strong inspiration from Brown. Torrie Zito handled arrangements, with that easygoing, mature quality that you'd expect – and rhythm is from the trio of Kenny Barron on piano, Rufus Reid on bass, and Victor Lewis on drums. Tracks include "Daahoud", "Born To Be Blue", "Your Eyes", "Brownie", "Don't Explain", "Largo", "I Remember Clifford", "Memories Of You", and "Joy Spring". CD
(Out of print. Still sealed.)

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✨✧ Kim Jung MiNow ... CD
Lion, Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A folk funk masterpiece from Korea – sung with breathy brilliance by female singer Kim Jung Mi, and featuring some great fuzzy backgrounds from guitarist Shin Jung Hyun! Although not in English, the record has a very similar feel to some of the hippest British female work of the same period – a style that takes older folk styles and gives them a trippier, more psychedelic twist – largely through the use of echoey production that makes the voice sound all flanged-out next to the guitar, but also through some spacious arrangements that give most of the record a nicely floating sort of feel! Titles are finally listed in English and include "Haenim", "Wind", "Spring", "Unknowingly", "Blow Spring Breeze", "Your Dream", "Beautiful Rivers and Mountains", "Lonely Heart", "It's Raining" and "Ganadaramabasa". All lyrics in Korean but the record's got an undeniably universal appeal. The deluxe LP sleeve CD version has a 20-page booklet with rare photos, and great stories about Shin Joong Hyun and Kim Jung Mi's continuing place of prominence in the Korean music scene. CD
 
 
 



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