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Buddy DeFranco/Tal FarlowGreat Encounter ... LP
Progressive (Japan), 1977. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Late work from guitarist Tal Farlow – co-leading a quintet here with clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, and featuring Derek Smith on piano, George Duvivier on bass, and Ronnie Bedford on drums. The album's got a laidback swinging feel that recalls the best spirit of both players' Verve days – and although the tracks are nothing complicated, they're handled quite well. Titles include "Playa Del Sol", "Melancholy Stockholm", "Swinging The Indian", and "Coasting At The Palisades". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert. Cover has some light wear.)

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Tal FarlowGuitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A crucially overlooked album from 50s guitar giant Tal Farlow – one that's a bit different than you might expect from the "artistry" in the title, as it's actually one of his grittier albums for Verve – and a real delight throughout! The set features Tal in the company of a few different groups – an unusual assortment that includes Bobby Jaspar on flute and tenor, Frank Wess on flute, tenor, and alto – and Dick Hyman on piano – all in small combo format, grooving around Tal's lean lines on electric guitar. The session's got a light and jazzy swing that's really wonderful, and which goes a bit deeper than usual on some of the best longer tracks. Titles include "Blue Funk", "Wess Side", "Telefunky", and "Saratoga". CD
(Ultimate HQ CD pressing – part of the "Tal Farlow 100th Anniversary Collection" series!)

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Tal FarlowHeart & Soul Of Tal Farlow ... CD
Avid (UK), 1954/1955/1956. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Includes the complete albums: Tal Farlow Album, Interpretaitons Of Tal Farlow, Recital By Tal Farlow, and Tal. CD

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Tal FarlowQuadromania – Tal Farlow – The Fastest Guitar Player Of His Era (4CD set) ... CD
Membran (Germany), Early 50s. Used 4 CDs ... $12.99
Collects small group work recorded with Charles Mingus, Red Norvos, Chico Hamilton, and others – 58 tracks total! CD
(Out of print.)

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Tal FarlowTal ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $13.99
Tal Farlow was one of the all-time greats of jazz guitar during the 50s, and an album like this captures him at his finest! The set's a no-nonsense batch of tracks that features Tal with a trio that includes Eddie Costa on piano and Vinnie Burke on bass – a wonderfully understated lineup that lets Farlow's guitar take plenty of lead space! Tunes are mostly familiar, but it's Tal's tone that rocks the record – as he's both once raw with the strings, and lightly melodic with his playing. Great stuff, and with the tracks "Yesterdays", "Chuckles", "Anything Goes", "Isn't It Romantic", and "How About You". CD
(Ultimate HQ CD pressing – part of the "Tal Farlow 100th Anniversary Collection" series!)

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Tal FarlowTal Farlow – Giants Of Jazz ... CD
Giants Of Jazz, Mid/Late 50s. Used ... $4.99
Notable sidemen include Oscar Pettiford, Chico Hamilton, Ray Brown, Claude Williamson, Hank Jones, Eddie Costa, and Red Mitchell. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Tal FarlowArtistry Of Tal Farlow ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Pure and simple genius from Tal Farlow – one of THE greatest jazz guitarists of all time, especially on these important 50s recordings for Veve! Tal's playing here with a simply incredible tone – raspy and earthy, yet with notes that are impeccably placed on his solos – making for a compelling mixture of the rough and the smooth that seems to unlock a huge future potential for the electric guitar in jazz. The group's a quartet, with Gerald Wiggins on piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Chico Hamilton on drums – and titles include "Little Girl Blue", "Have You Met Miss Jones", "Tal's Blues", "Cherokee", and "Autumn In New York". CD
(Ultimate HQ CD pressing – part of the "Tal Farlow 100th Anniversary Collection" series!)

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✨✧ Tal FarlowInterpretations Of Tal Farlow ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the rarest albums by the guitar jazz great Tal Farlow! The set's one of Tal's best for Verve (although they're all pretty darn good), and it features his edgey guitar in a west coast rhythm trio with Claude Williamson on piano, Red Mitchell on bass, and Stan Levey on drums. The titles are mostly standards, but they're played with a nice moody groove that opens them up nicely, despite the short takes on the tracks – that great sense of economy that always makes Farlow work from this period so great. Titles include "Manhattan", "I Remember You", "There Will Never Be Another You", and a solo version of "Autumn Leaves". Packaged in a nifty little cover, with the original David Stone Martin design! CD
(Ultimate HQ CD pressing – part of the "Tal Farlow 100th Anniversary Collection" series!)

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✨✧ Tal FarlowRecital By Tal Farlow ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Don't think "recital" in terms of a snoozy session of chamber work – as the album's a real gem from Tal Farlow – one of the rarest 50s sessions by this groundbreaking jazz guitarist! The tracks are long, and the record's cut in an easily grooving style – with help from a very cool west coast lineup that includes Bill Perkins on tenor, Bob Gordon on baritone sax, Bob Eneveldsen on trombone, Monty Budwig on bass, and Lawrence Marable on drums – a very unusual group for a Verve session, and a piano-less one too! Farlow's tone is excellent – and you'll also hear some wonderful work from Perkins, who could really blow with a lot of soul at this point. Titles include "Walkin", "On The Alamo", "Moonlight Becomes You", "Lorinesque", and "Will You Still Be Mine". David Stone Martin cover, too! CD
(Ultimate HQ CD pressing – part of the "Tal Farlow 100th Anniversary Collection" series!)

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✨✧ Tal FarlowSign Of The Times ... LP
Concord, 1977. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Great 70s trio work from the master of electric jazz guitar tone – working here with Ray Brown on bass and Hank Jones on piano – a cool drum-less group that really lets you get to hear Tal at work! LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – ICJ 80154.)

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✨✧ Tal FarlowTal Farlow Album ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Tremendous guitar work from the great Tal Farlow – easily one of our favorite jazz guitarists ever, and a player with a wonderful sense of tone and timing! This early album has Tal declaring himself loudly and firmly – using a style that's got some slightly raspy edges, and which is a nice change from some of the too-clean modes of other 50s guitarists. The album features a core original 10" album session with a group that includes Oscar Pettiford on bass, Barry Galbraith on guitar, and Joe Morello on drums – plus 4 more tracks from a trio with Red Mitchell on bass and Claude Williamson on piano. Titles include "This Is Always", "Tea For Two", "Blues In The Closet", "Gibson Boy", "My Old Flame", "Is There Somebody Lovelier Than You", "Everything I've Got", "You And The Night and Music", "Love Nest", and "When The Wind And The Rain Are In Your Hair". CD
(Ultimate HQ CD pressing – part of the "Tal Farlow 100th Anniversary Collection" series!)

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✨✧ Tal FarlowTal Farlow Plays The Music Of Harold Arlen ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the last albums that guitarist Tal Farlow cut for Verve Records – and a beautiful little session that has the dark-tinged tunes of Harold Arlen providing a perfect backdrop for his talents! Tal's a master of tone and timing throughout – and he works with a few different groups on the set – all of which feature Dick Hyman on piano, and tenor and flute from Frank Wess – with other help from Benny Powell on trombone and Charlie Fowlkes on baritone on a few titles too. Titles include great instrumental readings of Harold Arlen classics – including "Blues In The Night", "For Every Man There's A Woman", "Petticoat High", "Lessons In Love", and "Between The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea". CD
(Ultimate HQ CD pressing – part of the "Tal Farlow 100th Anniversary Collection" series!)
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Buddy DeFrancoSweet & Lovely ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1954/1955. New Copy ... $13.99
Sweet and lovely – but plenty darn soulful too – and one of the excellent early 50s Verve dates that features the piano of Sonny Clark with the clarinet of Buddy DeFranco! The album's got an even more unusual twist in that it features a bit of organ from Clark too – one of his only recordings on the instrument – as well as guitar from Tal Farlow on a number of tracks – another leading light of the fresh Verve sound of the 50s, really working some great music next to Buddy's horn. The stripped down sound is very nice – equal parts bop and swing, in that unique mode that made DeFranco one of the hippest players on his instrument at the time! Titles include "Getting A Balance", "Old Black Magic", "Moe", and "What Can I Say". CD

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Metronome All-Stars (Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, & Others)Metronome All-Stars 1956 ... LP
Clef, 1956. Very Good+ ... $28.99
Features Ella Fitzgerald on vocal performances of "April In Paris", "Party Blues", and "Every Day I Have The Blues" – with Count Basie backing. Also features a jam session version of "Billie's Bounce" – with Art Blakey, Charles Mingus, Tal Farlow, Zoot Sims, and others – and a solo piano take on "Lady Fair" by George Wallington. LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Clef pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove, in really nice shape.)

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Sal SalvadorSal Salvador Quintet/Quartet/Kenton Presents Sal Salvador ... CD
Blue Note, 1953/1954. Used ... $14.99
Sal Salvador was one of the 50's more accomplished modernist talents on jazz guitar – and his work ranks up there with players like Tal Farlow, or Gil Melle's great bandmate Joe Cinderella. This long-overdue CD brings together some of his best work from the mid 50s – by pairing one rare Blue Note 10" jazz session with another album that Salvador cut as part of Capitol's "Stan Kenton Presents" series. The Blue Note session's got some great tracks that feature tenorist Frank Sokolow, an icy toned genius who's never gotten his just dues. Other cuts (on both the Blue Note and Capitol sessions) feature Eddie Costa on piano and vibes, and titles from both include "See", "Round Trip", "Wheels", "Salutations", "Down Home", and "Yesterdays". 18 cuts in all, in a great looking package that replicates the orignal cover art! CD
(Out of print – part of the great Connoisseur 10" Series!)

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Artie ShawLast Recordings – Rare & Unreleased (jazz heritage pressing) ... CD
Jazz Heritage, 1954. Used 2CD ... $4.99
Features Hank Jones on piano, Tal Farlow on guitar, Tommy Potter on bass, Joe Roland on vibes, Irv Kluger on drums, and Artie Shaw on clarinet. CD
(Out of print.)

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Artie Shaw & His Gramercy 5Summit Ridge Drive – 36 Original Mono Recordings 1940 to 1954 ... CD
Sanctuary (UK), 1940s/Early 50s. Used 2 CDs ... $13.99
With Billy Butterfield, Roy Eldridge, Tal Farlow, Johnny Guarnieri, Hank Jones, Barney Kessel, Dodo Marmarosa, Tommy Potter, and Joe Roland. CD
(Out of print.)

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George Shearing/Red NorvoMidnight On Cloud 69 ... CD
Savoy/Jazz Heritage, Early 50s. Used ... $4.99
Includes a quintet session – featuring George Shearing on piano, Chuck Wayne on guitar, and Marjorie Hyams on vibes – and trio material with Red Norvo on vibes, Tal Farlow on guitar, and Charles Mingus on bass. CD
(Out of print.)

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Del StatonDel Staton – Live At My Place, Miami Beach ... LP
ABC, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $12.99
A very cool album by a cat who sounds a lot hipper on record than he looks on the cover – guitarist Del Staton, who plays here with all sorts of cool effects on his guitar, so that he's creating some weird, almost-electronic elements at times – and percussive elements at others! At the core, Staton's got a warm, clean tone that could be in the Tal Farlow camp – but his phrasing and these extra bits really change things up in a great way – completely unexpected! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole in the corner.)

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Chuck WayneTapestry ... LP
Focus, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A great album from guitarist Chuck Wayne – not the hippest player in the world, but a player with an incredible ear and an amazing tone! This obscure set was recorded in Nola's Penthouse in the early 60s – and it's got Chuck in a trio, playing warm and chromatically, in a mode that's not dissimilar from Tal Farlow. Titles include "Askaterine", "Down The Road", "On Green Dolphin Street", "Thank The Lord", and "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise". LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and Stereo sticker.)

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✨✧ VariousAnything Goes – The Cole Porter Songbook – Instrumentals ... CD
Verve, 1950s/1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from Charlie Parker, Al Cohn & Zoot Sims, Dizzy Gillespie, Roland Kirk, Sonny Stitt, Clifford Brown & Max Roach, Stan Getz & Bill Evans, Tal Farlow, Oscar Peterson and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Buddy DeFrancoCooking The Blues ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great one from Buddy DeFranco – exactly the kind of record that will make you understand why jazz collectors have always prized his Verve Records work so much! Although Buddy's given instrument, the clarinet, was one that was handled by so many others at the time in kind of an outmoded way – DeFranco always managed to keep things fresh and modern, drawing heavily on bop inspiration for a record like this, yet also remaining true to his roots too. Part of the strength of the record is the group, too – given that Sonny Clark is on piano, bringing in a mighty soulful undercurrent to the rhythm section, and even playing a bit of organ too! Tal Farlow brings in some nice guitar – and the group's completed by Gene Wright on bass and Bobby White on drums – on titles that include "Indian Summer", "Cooking The Blues", "Stardust", and "How About You". CD
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Dick Heckstall-SmithStory Ended ... LP
Warner/Long Hair (France), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $29.99 34.99
A landmark album in the evolution of British jazz rock – the first solo album by Dick Heckstall-Smith, recorded right after the breakup of his famous group Colosseum! The album's got a similar feel to the best work of Colosseum – a blend of rock lyrics and heavily jazz-based phrasing, perhaps even more so for this solo effort – as there's a strong focus on Heckstall-Smith's work on tenor and soprano sax. The album features appearances by a similar host of players who could easily skirt the boundaries between rock and jazz – such as Chris Spedding, Chris Farlowe, Gordon Beck, and Graham Bond – and tracks include "Future Song", "Crabs", "What The Morning Was After", and "Same Old Thing". LP, Vinyl record album

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ColosseumColosseum Live ... LP
Warner, 1971. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
Maybe the best album ever from this seminal British jazz rock combo – a record that really has the group stretching out in the expanded space of a concert setting! Colosseum were already one of the best groups to mix jazzy currents and heavy rock modes – but they really set a fire with this brilliant live album – which really gave the group plenty of room to show off their instrumental chops! Immediate Records star Chris Farlowe is on vocals – but the real charm of their sound comes from the tenor and soprano sax work of Dick Heckstall Smith, the Hammond and vibes of Dave Greenslade, and the heavy drums of Jon Hiseman – who really keeps things in the pockage, and provided more than a few funky passages on the album. Titles include "Lost Angeles", "Rope Ladder to The Moon", "Walking In The Park", and a version of Michael Gibbs' "Tanglewood 63". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and a cut corner.)

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Mike HurstIn My Time – Recordings, Productions, & Songs 1962 to 1985 (4CD set) ... CD
Strawberry (UK), 1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 4CD ... $18.99 38.99
A fantastic package of work from British singer/producer/arranger Mike Hurst – a huge talent who's not that well known on our shores, but who had a hand in a huge amount of classic recordings in the 60s and 70s! This set is a huge introduction to Mike's many talents – and although we know one or two of his full albums, and see his name on many famous records, it's clear that we only were seeing the tip of the iceberg compared to the material on this set! CD1 brings together early singles that Hurst recorded under his own name, at a time when he was a catchy singer trying to break into the world of British pop. CD2 features two rare albums issued by Capitol at the start of the 70s – Home and In My Time, both of which show this really strong development of Mike as a singer/songwriter, with his own production strengths helping things out even more! CD3 and CD4 really open things up – as they bring together a huge amount of classic Mike Hurst work behind the scenes – working as producer and songwriter with a host of legendary talents and ultra-hip British acts – artists who include PP Arnold, Barry St John, Warm Sounds, Murray Head, Chris Farlowe, Alan Bown, Spencer Davis Group, Marsha Hunt, Bobby Lee, Nirvana, Colin Blunstone, Hardin York, The Move, Fingertips, Fumble, Fancy, Nolan Sisters, and many others – some of whom are represented here by songs that appear here for the first time. 92 tracks in all – with very detailed notes! CD

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