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Olivier Antunes TrioIntroducing Olivier Antunes ... CD
Marshmallow/M&I (Japan), 2008. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Armando's TrioSom De Boite Vol 3 ... LP
Odeon (Brazil), 1971. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Baroque Jazz TrioBaroque Jazz Trio ... LP
Saravah/Souffle Continu (France), 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99
Beautiful stuff – and one of the most stunning jazz albums ever recorded – a blinding mix of harpsichord, cello, and Indian percussion – with a sound that's unlike anything else we can think of! The album was the brainchild of the cross-culturally fertile Saravah records at the end of the 60s – home to experimental work by Brigitte Fontaine, Barney Wilen, The Art Ensemble Of Chicago, and others. From the start, the group wanted to work in a boundary-less territory that really pushed the limits of jazz – drawing in inspiration from world music, and working in a style they called "baroque", to emphasize the bizarreness of their project. Given the heavy use of tabla on the set, the album's got a really driving rhythmic component – making for some funky numbers that have been sought-after jazz-dance tracks for years. And the role of the harpsichord is surprisingly strong – played in almost modal lines, but with a hesitating, lilting groove that's quite different to similar use of the piano at the time. Titles include "Delhi Daily", "Chandigardh", "Latin Baroque", "Zoma", and "Cesar Go Back Home". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Baroque Jazz TrioOrientasie/Largo ... 7-inch
Saravah/Souffle Continu (France), 1970. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... $11.99
Two fantastic tracks from this groundbreaking French group of the 70s – neither of which were on their famous album for the Saravah label! "Orientasie" has this slow-building mix of plucked cello and drums, then switches to bowing of the cello whole harpsichord grooves into the mix – often played with a slight bit of distortion, which really sounds incredible! "Largo" has all three elements working in a more swinging mode from the start, but the harpsichord really goes wild once things get going – and the cello hits a pretty great solo too! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Elsie Bianchi TrioElsie Bianchi Trio – At Chateau Fleur De Lys ... LP
Sonorama (Germany), 1968. Sealed ... $13.99
A really unusual slice of work from pianist Elsie Bianchi – not just because the tracks here have never been heard before, but also because they feature Elsie playing some Hammond, in addition to her usual piano – and the recording was also made in Atlanta, and not some of the European locales that Bianchi normally played! The tunes are often in a soulfully swinging vibe – so that even when they're numbers from an older generation, they get a cool small club combo treatment – very late 60s, with Elsie at the keys, Peter Brunner on drums – and Siro Bianchi on both bass, and some great tenor and flute! When Elsie plays the organ, she handles the bass – so Siro steps in on those tunes with very groovy work on reeds – and as usual for Bianchi, she also sings a bit too – although a good part of the set is instrumental. The material here was recorded in a Georgia nightclub in 1968, and the tapes sat in storage for years – but this late side of Bianchi's 60s career really comes to light strongly – on titles that include "Canalla", "Take Five", "Now's The Time", "Swingin Shepherd Blues", "Things Ain't What They Used To Be", and "Alice In Wonderland". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in one corner.)

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✨✧ Rob Brown TrioUnknown Skies ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2011. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Alto sax leader Rob Brown in a strong trio setting – backed by Craig Taborn on piano and the always exciting Nasheet Waits on drums – recorded on a single date in January, 2010 at Saint-Mande, France! The set was part of the Sons d'Hiver Festival, and it's riveting stuff. The trio format, sans a bass, makes for some pretty unique interplay, and this is another win for the Rogue Art label. Includes "A Fine Line", "Unknown Skies", "Bounce Back", "The Upshot" and "Temerity". CD

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George Cables TrioNight & Day ... CD
DIW (Japan), Used ... $24.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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John Carter TrioEchoes From Rudolph's (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Ibedon/No Business (Lithuania), 1977. New Copy 2 CDs ... $19.99
A real lost chapter of 70s genius from reedman John Carter – a set done after his better-known recordings with Bobby Bradford, in a style that's much more spacious overall! The material features a trio – with Carter on both soprano sax and clarinet, both instruments he plays with an incredible dexterity and sensitivity in sound – much looser and more open to sudden shifts of inspiration than his music with Bradford – with accompaniment from Stanley Carter on bass and William Jeffrey on drums and percussion! The style is free, but never indulgently so – and Carter finds this way to always reach for melodic moments even at his most intense – creating the kind of magic that few other musicians might with his instruments. Titles include "Echoes From Rudolph's", "To A Fallen Poppy", "The Last Sunday", "Armin", and "Angles". 2CD set adds in a whole disc of extra material from the trio – with a 19 minute "Echoes From Rudolphs/To A Fallen Poppy", and a very long stretch of different improvised passages! CD

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✨✧ Chicago Underground TrioFlamethrower ... CD
Delmark, 2000. Used ... $5.99
Another wonderful album from this groundbreaking Chicago combo! The group's now a permanent quartet, with the extremely great addition of Jeff Parker on guitar and electronics – and the album continues to push the boundaries of Rob Mazurek's unique sound. The liner notes on the back refer to a NY Times article that described the group's sound as "painterly", and to us, that's a pretty fair estimation of their sound. The group work in wide washes of sound – structured around conventional jazz traditions, but touched with a more abstract approach derived from their connection to the Chicago rock and experimental scene. Titles include "Warm Marsh", "Elroy", "504", "The World Has Changed", "Woman In Motion", and "Antiquity". CD
(Sticker on booklet cover.)

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James Cohen TrioTop Of The Flame ... LP
Orbit, Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Nat King Cole TrioAFRS King Cole Trio Time "Live" Vol 1 ... CD
Submarine/Sounds Of Yesteryear (UK), 1947. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Stanley Cowell TrioClose To You Alone ... CD
DIW (Japan), 1990. Used ... $11.99
With Cowell on piano, Cecil McBee on bass, and Ronnie Burrage on drums! CD
(Out of print.)

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Adam Czerwinski TrioKiedy Bylem ... LP
AC (Poland), 2017. Sealed Gatefold ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Deep Blue Organ TrioFolk Music ... CD
Origin, 2007. Used ... $7.99
... CD

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Deep Blue Organ TrioWonderful! ... CD
Origin, 2011. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Digipack has some significant edgewear & a sticker over the barcode.)

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Marc Devine TrioInspiration ... CD
ITI Records, 2017. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Promo mark through barcade and punch through digipack cover.)

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Kenny Drew TrioPal Joey (aka Jazz Impressions Of Pal Joey) ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Very Good+ ... $59.99
Familiar numbers – but done quite nicely, thanks to the warm early talents of Kenny Drew! The style here is a bit more lyrically evocative than some of the other Riverside piano work of the time – less modern-tinged, but still in a really expressive way that unlocks new corners of these great numbers from the original Rogers & Hart score to the musical Pal Joey! Drew's compadres for the session are Wilbur Ware on bass and Philly Joe Jones on drums – both of whom help illuminate the tunes with sly, but subtle touches. Titles include "Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered", "Happy Hunting Horn", "What Is A Man?", "Do It The Hard Way", "I Could Write A Book", and "My Funny Valentine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Small black label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, with deep groove and microphone logo.)

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✨✧ Trevor Dunn's Trio ConvulsantSister Phantom Owl Fish ... CD
Ipecac, 2004. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Don Ellis/Wojciech Karolak TrioDon Ellis – Polish Radio Jazz Archives Vol 2 ... CD
Polskie Radio (Poland), 1962. New Copy ... $9.99
The young Don Ellis really sounds fantastic here – on a set that has the budding trumpet modernist working with an unbridled group in Warsaw! The music might well be some of Ellis' most striking to date – even more expressive and powerful than his album for Candid – as the trio features very strong contributions from pianist Wojciech Karolak, a player not known to most Americans, but a key modern giant on the Polish scene at the time! Also great are the other trio members – bassist Roman Dylag and drummer Andrzej Dabrowski – both musicians we're not sure we know, but who definitely make some great contributions to the performance. Titles include long readings of the Ellis tunes "Some Place Else" and "Soloes", and a version of the Andrzej Trzaskowski tune "Nihil Novi" with a larger ensemble – and inventive takes on "Lover", "Now's The Time", and "What Is This Thing Called Love". CD

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Rolf Ericson & Bud Lavin TrioRolf ... LP
Vantage/Norma (Japan), 1954. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A Japanese-only pressing of a rare American live set from trumpeter Rolf Ericson – one that has him playing at Anton's in Long Beach – with backing by the trio of pianist Bud Lavin! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi, too.)

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Jukka Eskola Soul TrioTiny B/Stick Of A Branch ... 7-inch
Timmion (Finland), 2019. New Copy ... $9.99
Two killers from the Jukka Eskola trio – a wonderful blend of trumpet, organ, and drums! "Tiny B" has this fluid vibe that's almost like some lost 60s soul jazz number, sweetened up by Jukka – and "Stick Of A Branch" is a bit more complicated, rhythmically – which sends the trumpet over the top in these great leaping lines! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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EST (Esbjorn Svensson Trio)Somewhere Else Before ... CD
Columbia, 2000. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode & some marker on CD.)

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Anat Fort TrioColour ... CD
Sunnyside, 2019. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Don Friedman TrioLove Music (with bonus track) ... CD
Progressive, 1978. New Copy ... $12.99 15.99
Beautiful sounds from the great Don Friedman – a set that maybe unlocks more of the ballad side of the musician than you might be used to, even though Friedman still holds on to some nice modern elements in his phrasing on the date! The trio features Frank Luther on bass and Billy Hart on drums – and although the songs are familiar, there's a subtle depth that flows through the music, which captures Friedman at a less-exposed part of his career. Tracks include "The Song Is You", "Where Are You", "My Secret Love", "The Shadow Of Your Smile", and "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes". CD features a bonus track – "Fine & Dandy (take 2)". CD

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Larry Goldings TrioAs One ... CD
Palmetto, 2000. Used ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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Larry Goldings TrioSweet Science ... CD
Palmetto, 2002. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Great Jazz TrioGreat Tokyo Meeting ... CD
East Wind/Universal (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $9.99
A great Tokyo meeting from this wonderful trio – and a great little record that even stands out from most of their others from the time! The set's got a surprising amount of original material by the members of the group – as each player contributes at least one title – and these compositions really help give the whole thing a very fresh, personal vibe – quite different than the more common use of standards on some of their other albums. And although Hank Jones is billed as the "owner" of the group on the title, the set is the same sort of wonderfully collaborative effort as usual – with some specially brilliant work on bass from Ron Carter, and well-chosen work on drums from Tony Williams. Titles include "Forever", "To Destiny", "Pink Lady", "GJT", and "Mellow Blues". CD
(Part of the East Wind Masters Collection 1000!)

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Great Jazz TrioKindness Joy Love & Happiness ... CD
East Wind/Universal (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $9.99
The title's a wonderful one – given the warmth and great spirit of this legendary trio – a near-perfect assemblage of the talents of Hank Jones on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums! Both Carter and Williams help Hank to hit the hipper side of his talents for the 70s – and together, they work as one – with a well-rounded, well-crafted style that's a great testament to the group's strong appeal at the time. Titles include "Freedom Jazz Dance", "A Child Is Born", "Mr PC", "All Blues", and "Doom". CD
(Part of the East Wind Masters Collection 1000!)

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Great Jazz TrioMilestones ... LP
East Wind/Inner City, 1978. Very Good+ ... $6.99
One of a number of late 70s milestones from the Great Jazz Trio – that sublime grouping of Hank Jones on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums! Like the rest of their gems from the time, the album's got this simple, subtle brilliance – a way of approaching piano trio material that was quite fresh for the time – different than Jones might have sounded the decade before, and clearly influenced by the huge growth of the format in Japan – the market for which the album was originally produced. Carter really shines on the record – reminding us of his incredible ability to act as both a soloist and a rhythmatist – and Tony Williams is a great here as he is on the Herbie Hancock trio dates of the time. Titles include "Wave", "Milestones", "Mr Biko", and "Eighty One". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing on Inner City.)

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Jim Hall TrioBlues On The Rocks ... CD
Gambit (Spain), 1956/1960. Used ... $11.99
2 great trio recordings from Jim Hall – one from 1956 and one from 1960! The first 3 tracks on the set are from an early trio session that Hall recorded with drummer Chico Hamilton and bassist George Duvivier – material that ended up on an early Hamilton album for Pacific Jazz, amongst other large group material, but which is pulled out here to feature the 3 trio tracks from the record. Titles are all originals by Duvivier – evocative numbers that more than live up to their titles, and which include "Porch Light", "Autumn Landscape", and "Blues On The Rocks". The remaining 6 tracks on the CD are from a 1960 date – also a trio outing – and are done in a tone that's a bit deeper and bluesier. Hall's playing here with Red Mitchell on bass and Red Kelly on piano – and titles include "Bill Not Phil", "When I Have You", "Willow Weep For Me", and "Good Friday Blues". CD
(Out of print.)

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Al Hermann & New Impressions TrioBossa San Miguel ... CD
Summit, 2012. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Jongo TrioJongo Trio (1972) ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1972. New Copy ... $3.99
The rare second album by the Jongo Trio – a fantastic bossa group who mixed together vocals and keyboards with stunning magic! The trio's approach is similar to that of the more famous Tamba Trio – in that the three members groove on keyboards, bass, and percussion – while also harmonizing vocals in a soaring, airy style that really adds a lot to the set. This album's got the group using a bit of organ and electric piano in addition to their usual acoustic keys – making for a bossa style that's slightly electrified, with great results on the album's overall sound. The set includes a really great uptempo version of "Aguas De Marco", plus the tracks "Alo Feveiro", "Quem Vem La", "Cavaleiro De Aruanda", "Sandalia De Prata", "Bate Barriga", "Feitinha P'Ro Poeta", and "Duas Contas". CD
(These CDs are copy controlled.)

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Pandelis Karayorgis TrioCliff ... CD
Driff, 2018. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Packaged in a slim sleeve.)

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Pandelis Karayorgis TrioCoconut ... CD
Driff, 2013. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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Pandelis Karayorgis TrioPools ... CD
Driff, 2018. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Packaged in a slim sleeve.)

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✨✧ Geoff Keezer TrioOn My Way To You ... CD
MarKeez, 2018. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD

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Keystone TrioNewklear Music – The Songs Of Sonny Rollins ... CD
Milestone, 1997. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Kingston TrioBest Of The Kingston Trio ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo Star Line pressing.)

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Kingston TrioCollege Concert ... LP
Capitol, 1962. Very Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small split on the top seam and light wear.)

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Kingston TrioKingston Trio #16 ... LP
Capitol, 1963. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Hakon Kornstad TrioIm Treibhaus ... LP
Grappa (Norway), New Copy ... About March 1, 2019 (delayed)
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigar ... CD
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $10.99
An organ trio, and one with plenty of soul – romping drums, riffing guitar, and some mighty sweet work on the Hammond by Delvon Lamarr! This is the first we've ever heard of the group, but they're rock solid and right on the money – working with a lean, hard style that's completely classic, but also a bit contemporary too – maybe swinging in the best sort of space between the Jack McDuff Quartet of the 60s and the Sugarman Three group of Desco Records fame! David McGraw handles the drums with a clear love of funk, and Jimmy James is wonderfully wicked on guitar – never trying to dominate too much, as there's no need – given how much he brings to the overall groove. Delvon's a hell of an organist too – the kind that knows that a little can often go much farther than a lot when handling the electric keys – which he does to set up some sweet solos on cuts that include "Ain't It Funky", "Al Greenery", "Can I Change My Mind", "Walk On By", "Between The Mustard & The Mayo", "Raymond Brings The Greens", and "Little Booker T". CD

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✨✧ Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioLive At KEXP ... CD
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $10.99 13.98
A great combo, in a really great setting – the trio of organist Delvon Lamarr, captured in a sweet live radio performance! The tunes are long and open – very much in the group's killer blend of soul jazz and deep funk – with plenty of room for Delvon to soar out on the keys of the Hammond, and remind us again what a massive younger talent he is on the instrument! If you like the group's funky 45s, you'll find yourself really loving this live set – and the whole thing's only got us eager to keep on following the great growth of this group. Titles include a sweet remake of the Curtis Mayfield tune "Move On Up" – plus "Concussion", "I Don't Want To Play That", "Tacoma Block Party", "South Leo St Stomp", and "Memphis". CD

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Jeremy Ledbetter TrioGot A Light? ... CD
Alma, 2018. Used ... $0.99
... CD

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Ramsey Lewis TrioChoice! – The Best Of The Ramsey Lewis Trio ... LP
Cadet, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A sparkling collection of the soul jazz groovers churned out by Ramsey's famous first trio – the groundbreaking ensemble that featured Eldee Young on bass and Redd Holt on drums. The set does a good job of pushing past obvious hits, and includes some tasty little groovers like "Travel On", "Somethin You Got", "Look A Here", "My Bucket's Got A Hole In It", "Hello, Cello", and the classic "Blues For Night Owls". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Ramsey Lewis TrioUpendo Ni Pamoja ... CD
Columbia/Collectables, 1972. Used ... $9.99
Sublime electric work from Ramsey Lewis! Ramsey's working here with his hip 70s group that included Morris Jennings and Cleveland Eaton, and he's playing some fantastic electric piano – a blend of funky grooves and soulful spiritualism, stripped down into a sound that's one of his leanest and cleanest of the decade! The album's got some great funky covers, like "Collage", "Slipping Into Darkness" and "People Make the World Go Round" – plus the nice groover "Upendo Ni Pamoja". CD

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✨✧ Ramsey Lewis TrioUpendo Ni Pamoja ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Very Good ... $2.99
Sublime electric work from Ramsey Lewis! Ramsey's working here with his hip 70s group that included Morris Jennings and Cleveland Eaton, and he's playing some fantastic electric piano – a blend of funky grooves and soulful spiritualism, stripped down into a sound that's one of his leanest and cleanest of the decade! The album's got some great funky covers, like "Collage", "Slipping Into Darkness" and "People Make the World Go Round" – plus the nice groover "Upendo Ni Pamoja". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Jerry Libby TrioLibby at Gibby's – Live ... LP
Sabrina, Very Good ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Guido Manusardi TrioSwingin ... CD
Abeat (Italy), 2019. New Copy ... $18.99
A fantastically swinging album from Italian piano giant Guido Manusardi – a player who works here with a lot more groove in his left hand than we remember, and very strong support from the other two members of his trio! There's a rock-solid focus to the record right from the start – a vibe that's almost like some classic trio date from the Oscar Peterson generation – in which familiar tunes are really transformed, thanks to the swinging, soulful energy of the combo – which also features Roberto Piccolo on bass and Gianni Cazzola on drums. The set includes one nice original by Manusardi, "Mr G" – and other tunes include "You Stepped Out Of A Dream", "Three Flowers", "Love For Sale", "Just Friends", "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise", and "Quiet Now". CD

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Brian Marsella TrioOutspoken – The Music Of The Legendary Hasaan ... CD
Tzadik, 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A brilliant tribute to the legendary Hasaan – an important Philadelphia pianist, but one who's only known to most for a rare trio album with Max Roach in the 60s! Hasaan was a true original – one of those postwar modernists who could swing, but in an angular, constantly-creative way – looser than Monk, but in similar territory – but maybe more like Herbie Nichols or Elmo Hope, and even a young Stan Tracey at times! The group here is all Philly, all the way through – Brian Marsella on piano, Christian McBride on bass, and Anwar Marshall on drums – and they really bring life again to the album's songs by Hasaan, at a level that makes us both want to go back and re-spin his one and only album – and hear a heck of a lot more from Marsella too. Titles include "Per Aspera Ad Astra", "Play Not Play Not", "Almost Like Me", "Off My Back Jack", "Hope So Elmo", and "Three Four Vs Six Eight Four Four Ways". CD

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Warne Marsh & Kenny Drew TrioWarne Marsh & Kenny Drew In Copenhagen ... CD
Storyville, 1980. Used ... $11.99
Great later work from tenorist Warne Marsh – recorded in Copenhagen with some very warm backing from the Kenny Drew Trio! The album's a great reminder that even in familiar territory, Marsh can still always blow us away – because although the set's mostly standards, they're often colored with those dark edges and blue corners that show up in Warne's playing, especially in his later years. Drew's work on the piano is a treat, as always – and his trio features Bo Stief on bass and Aage Tanggaard on drums. Titles include "I Got A Good One For You", "Sophisticated Lady", "On Green Dolphin Street", "Star Eyes", "Ornithology", "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise", and "Little Willie Leaps". CD
(Out of print.)

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Jake Mason TrioStranger In The Mirror ... CD
Soul Messin', 2018. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
Sweet Hammond work from Jake Mason – a keyboardist who definitely loves the sound of 60s soul jazz, but also has a great ear for the soulful instrumental too! The organ lines on the set move nicely between territory of Jack McDuff and Jimmy McGriff, but also have some of the warmer glow of Booker T as well – on tunes that are well-written little numbers that are mostly by Mason – sometimes with less of the jazz flourishes around the edges that you'll hear on other contemporary Hammond albums – which makes for a nice focus on some of the melodic elements and grooves! The trio features guitar and drums – and titles include "Rib Eye", "Grain Store", "Sunfall", "People Two & One", "Please Please Please", "Candy Smack", and "The Stranger In The Mirror". CD
Also available Stranger In The Mirror ... LP 19.99

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Jake Mason TrioStranger In The Mirror ... LP
Soul Messin', 2018. New Copy ... $19.99 21.98
Sweet Hammond work from Jake Mason – a keyboardist who definitely loves the sound of 60s soul jazz, but also has a great ear for the soulful instrumental too! The organ lines on the set move nicely between territory of Jack McDuff and Jimmy McGriff, but also have some of the warmer glow of Booker T as well – on tunes that are well-written little numbers that are mostly by Mason – sometimes with less of the jazz flourishes around the edges that you'll hear on other contemporary Hammond albums – which makes for a nice focus on some of the melodic elements and grooves! The trio features guitar and drums – and titles include "Rib Eye", "Grain Store", "Sunfall", "People Two & One", "Please Please Please", "Candy Smack", and "The Stranger In The Mirror". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Stranger In The Mirror ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Nick Mazzarella TrioCounterbalance (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Astral Spirits, 2019. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella has really been setting the Chicago scene on fire of late – and that legacy certainly stands strong within the first few minutes of this recently-recorded live set – a searing trio date that has Mazzarella working at the height of his powers! Nick can spin out flurries of notes one minute, then hit spacious, thoughtful passages the next – energy that's really balanced out by the amazing work of Frank Rosaly on drums, and the strong placement of Anton Hatwich's sounds on the bass – served up at a level that's bold enough to match the fast-thinking creativity of both Rosaly and Nick. Titles include "The Puzzle", "Counterbalance", "Headway"," Innermost", "About Looking", and "Phonetic". LP, Vinyl record album

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Brad Mehldau TrioProgression – Art Of The Trio Vol 5 ... CD
Warner, 2000. Used 2 CDs ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Brian Melvin TrioStandards Zone ... CD
Global Pacific, 1990. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Roy Meriwether TrioThis One's On Me ... CD
Fahrenheit, 1999. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD

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Chad Mitchell TrioReflecting ... LP
Mercury, 1964. Sealed ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet/Oscar Peterson TrioModern Jazz Quartet & The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Opera House ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1957. Used ... $14.99
The Modern Jazz Quartet make a rare appearance on Verve Records in the 50s – splitting half the album here with the classic Oscar Peterson Trio! The live performance was recorded in Chicago, and definitely has the MJQ working in a looser vibe than on some of their late 50s recordings for Atlantic – a bit more open and swinging, in a Verve mode – with some of the bop inspiration that first showed up on their early Prestige recordings – as you'll hear on the cuts "Now's The Time", "Round Midnight", and "D&E Blues". The second half of the record features live material from Oscar Peterson's hip group with Herb Ellis on guitar and Ray Brown on bass – that great drum-less lineup that really lets Oscar take off on piano – on tunes that include "Big Fat Mama", "Should I Love You", "Indiana", and "Elevation". CD
(Out of print.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet/Oscar Peterson TrioModern Jazz Quartet & The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Opera House (Jazz Wax) ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Sealed ... $19.99
The Modern Jazz Quartet make a rare appearance on Verve Records in the 50s – splitting half the album here with the classic Oscar Peterson Trio! The live performance was recorded in Chicago, and definitely has the MJQ working in a looser vibe than on some of their late 50s recordings for Atlantic – a bit more open and swinging, in a Verve mode – with some of the bop inspiration that first showed up on their early Prestige recordings – as you'll hear on the cuts "Now's The Time", "Round Midnight", and "D&E Blues". The second half of the record features live material from Oscar Peterson's hip group with Herb Ellis on guitar and Ray Brown on bass – that great drum-less lineup that really lets Oscar take off on piano – on tunes that include "Big Fat Mama", "Should I Love You", "Indiana", and "Elevation". LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 180 gram pressing on Jazz Wax.)

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Koji Moriyama with the Tsuyoshi Yamamoto TrioNight & Day ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... About August 7, 2019
A real swinger of a record – one that features vocals and conga work by Koji Moriyama, with backing by the piano trio of Tsuyoshi Yamamoto! Given that Yamamoto's style is usually a bit more spare and laidback, it's nice to hear him grooving in a setting like this – as Moriyama's a hiply swinging vocalist, with a style that's clearly influenced by earlier work by Bobby Troup or Jackie Paris – never too over the top, but cool enough to swing in all the right spots! Vocals are in English, slightly accented, and titles include "For Once In My Life", "Night & Day", "The More I See You", "There'll Never Be Another You", and "Bye Bye Blackbird". CD

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Greg Murphy TrioBright Idea ... CD
Whaling City Sound, 2019. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Wlodzimierz Nahorny TrioHeart ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1967. Near Mint- ... $44.99
A relatively free set from 60s Poland – done as a trio of saxophone, bass, and drums – a style that's not usually associated with that scene! There's almost an ESP feel to the record, but a bit more inside – as Wlodzimierz Nahorny blows alto with a tone that's warm at times, but rough and free at others – nicely biting and almost with a Sonny Simmons-like intensity. Drums are by Sergiusz Perkowski and bass is by Jacek Ostaszeski – and Nahorny plays a bit of piano on the record, but the main focus is on his beautifully free-blown lines on sax – amazingly dextrous and filled with creative imagination. A real treasure that we're surprised never had a longer life outside its own scene – with tracks that include "A Month Of Goodwill", "Muniak's Heart", "At The Cashier", "Leaks", "It Depends For Whom", and "A Pedant's Letter". LP, Vinyl record album

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New York TrioBlues In The Night ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2001. Used ... $14.99
Features Bill Charlap on piano, Jay Leonhart on bass, and Bill Stewart on drums! CD
(Out of print.)

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Herbie Nichols TrioLove, Gloom, Cash, Love ... CD
Bethlehem, 1957. Used ... $9.99
One of the few albums ever recorded by pianist Herbie Nichols – an incredible player with a sound and sense of modern expression that rivaled the best 50s work of Thelonious Monk and Elmo Hope! This session is Herbie's only one for the Bethlehem label – but it stands nicely next to his better-known sides for Blue Note – with a stark, sharp modernist approach that grabs you from the very first note! Nichols has a sharp and edgey sound throughout – and an incredible sense of invention that never fails to delight us, no matter how many times we return to the record! Titles include "Every Cloud", "S'Crazy Pad", "45 Degree Angle", "Beyond Recall", "Portrait of Ucha", and the beautiful title track "Love Gloom Cash Love". CD
(Out of print.)

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Dave O'Higgins Trio + Max IonataTenors Of Our Time (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Albore Jazz (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
Two tenors, Hammond organ, and drums – nothing else at all, which makes for a mighty sharp little record! The group's led by tenorist Dave O'Higgins, but it draws equal power from guest Max Ionata on tenor too – and each player appears in a different channel of the record, so you can definitely separate their contributions – all while enjoying the wonderful rhythm driven by the organ of Ross Stanley and drums of Luca Santaniello! We're not sure we've ever heard Stanley before, but we really love him – and he's got this bold, rich command of the Hammond that really sets the scene perfectly – igniting the record with plenty of energy right from the start, which seems to inspire the tenors even more. Titles include "Fourplay", "Lady Face", "Donna", "Medication", "Satosong", and "Song For Capetown". CD

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Carl Orrje TrioSkylight ... CD
Dragon (Sweden), 2003. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print, slight crease through traycard artwork.)

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✨✧ Aruan Ortiz TrioHidden Voices ... CD
Intakt, 2016. Used ... $8.99
... CD

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Marty Paich TrioMarty Paich Trio ... LP
Mode, 1957. Very Good ... $14.99
One of the rare sides from the legendary LA-based Mode label! The great Marty Paich plays an uncommon small group session, with trio backing by Red Mitchell on bass and Mel Lewis on drums. Paich was one of LA's best jazz pianists, but he's rarely ever heard in this format because he devoted much of his work to handling larger arrangements for singers and pop stars – which makes the set an extra-special treat, and one of the real standout sessions in the Mode catalog. The set's packaged in the usual oil-painting Mode style of cover – and tracks include "El Dorado Blues", "A Dandy Line", "The Facts About Max", and "Dusk Light". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original grey label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some red marker and a bit of wear on back.)

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✨✧ Mario Pavone Dialect TrioPhilosophy ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), New Copy ... About August 1, 2019
... CD

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Niels Henning Orsted Pederson TrioThose Who Were ... CD
Verve, 1996. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Matt Piet TrioOf Sound Mind ... CD
Amalga, 2016. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Joe Policastro TrioNothing Here Belongs ... CD
Jeru, 2019. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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✨✧ Cene Resnik Free Stellar Trio with Rob MazurekAge Of Chaos ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), New Copy ... About August 1, 2019
... CD

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Dave Rooney TrioFeaturing The Dave Rooney Trio ... LP
DRM, 1969. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A very groovy little record – done by the Dave Rooney Trio, who were the house band for a Minneapolis TV show at the end of the 60s! Although just a piano trio, the group have a very swinging sound – one that opens up with tightly snapping notes and lots of lyrically flowing piano lines – a bit like some of the hipper MPS/Saba trio sides of the same period. Dave's touch on the keys is very bold, especially on the left hand – and the tracks are often cool late 60s pop numbers that come off well in this format. The package is quite unique – with an image of the group on the TV show on the front – and it's clear that this one was a very small pressing for the local audience! Titles include "Quentin's Theme", "Aquarius", "Windmills Of Your Mind", "Man Without Love", "This Is All I Ask", "Brazil", and "If You Go". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Gonzalo Rubalcaba TrioDiz ... CD
Blue Note, 1993. Used ... $1.99
A wonderful tribute to Dizzy Gillespie – featuring songs penned by Diz, or played by him famously – presented by the fluid fingers of Gonzalo Rubalcaba, who takes Gillespie's inspiration into a whole new realm with his trio! Rubalcaba's got lots of sharp notes on hand – able to create these little corners of sound while still moving forward – spurred on by the deft drum work of Julio Barreto, who's work on the album is mighty nice too. Ron Carter's bass rounds out the set, and brings in some sensitive moments that really balance the record nicely – and titles include "Hot House", "Night In Tunisia", "I Remember Clifford", "Smooch", "Con Alma", and "Woody N You". CD
(Out of print.)

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Steve Rudolph TrioDedicated To You ... CD
PA-CT, 2004. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Sambalanco TrioSamblues (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Audio Fidelity/Bomba (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $18.99
One of the earliest albums ever recorded by the Sambalanco Trio – one of the best of the hard-jamming boss combos of the early 60s! A young Airto is on drums – with a beautifully light touch that really dances around the kid – and Cesar Camargo Mariano is on piano, grooving with a style that's every bit as nice as that heard on his own work of the time. The album's prime bossa all the way through – of the mode that keeps you coming back to the genre long after you've heard all the throwaway pop stuf!. Includes the classic "Samblues", plus "Homenagem a Clifford Brown", "Sambinha", "Balanco Zona Sul", and the great "Jacqueline K" – dedicated to guess who? CD

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Don Scaletta TrioAny Time . . . Any Groove! ... LP
Capitol, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $4.99
A surprisingly nice little groover, with that tight kind of pop jazz feel that Capitol was so good at during the late 60s! Scaletta's trio is nothing fancy – piano, bass, drums – but they hit some pretty nice moments on this album, which happens to be one of their best. The nicest tracks have a kind of rolling soulful feel – similar to work by Les McCann and Ramsey Lewis. Titles include "York's Sauna", "Taste Of Honey", "Tomorrow Never Comes", and "Jani's Tune". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo punch-out. Cover has light wear.)

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Peter Scharli Trio with Ithamara KooraxO Grande Amor ... CD
TCB (Switzerland), 2010. Used ... $4.99
Peter Scharli's working here with some great vocals from the always-lovely Ithamara Koorax – easily one of our favorite Brazilian jazz singers of recent years – and one who definitely gets at the same vibe as some of the greats of the genre from the 70s! The backings are spare – just Scharli's trumpet, piano, and bass – a nicely wide-open setting that really lets Koorax stretch out and do her thing – carrying even more of the music than on some of her other recent recordings, and impressing us all over again with her sense of feeling, timing, and swing. Titles include "Zum Zum", "O Grande Amor", "Deixa", "Para Machucar Meu Coracao", "Wedileto", "Setembro", and "Sandalia Dela". CD

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Archie Shepp & Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual TrioConversations – A Tribute To Fred Hopkins ... LP
Delmark/Black Sweat (Italy), 1999. New Copy 2LP ... $36.99
A wonderful pairing of talents – the mighty Archie Shepp returned to a strongly spiritual setting on this great late-century album with the Ritual Trio of percussionist Kahil El'Zabar! The group here features Kahil's best lineup – fantastic bass from the late Malachi Favors, and a mix of piano and a bit of tenor sax from Ari Brown – even though Shepp's the main tenor man on the date, and sounding incredible throughout – almost with a Pharoah Sanders sort of rasp and spiritualism at times! Archie definitely owes a lot to Kahil for giving him such a great format – but then again, Kahil always seems to sound best when working with a strong horn in the lead – as on his records with David Murray. Titles include "Brother Malcolm", "Revelations", "Conversations", "Big Fred", "The Dialogue", "Kari", and "Whenever I Think Of You". LP, Vinyl record album

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Matthew Shipp TrioConduct Of Jazz ... CD
Thirsty Ear, 2015. Used ... $9.99
... CD

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Matthew Shipp TrioSignature ... CD
ESP, 2019. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Matthew Shipp seems more tuneful here than ever at times – still very much able to let loose with those fluid, unbridled lines that have always made his work on piano so breathtaking – but also maybe ready to pull back occasionally, and let his instrument resonate in these surprisingly beautiful ways – especially when he hits occasional Herbie Nichols or Elmo Hope-ish chords! The trio's a great one – with Michael Bisio on bass and Newman Taylor Baker on drums – and all players also seem able to balance things out nicely, really shaping the space of the record in a varied way – on titles that include "Flying Saucer", "Signature", "Snap", "The Way", "Speech Of Form", "Stage Ten", and "New Z". CD

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Matthew Shipp Trio with Nicole MitchellAll Things Are ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
A tremendous pairing of two of the most unique talents in the avant jazz spectrum – pianist Matthew Shipp and flautist Nicole Mitchell – both coming together here in a wonderful way! The cover bills the set as somewhat of a meeting between Mitchell and Shipp's trio with Michael Bisio on bass and Newman Taylor Baker on drums – but the music feels more as if it's resonating strongly between the darkly melodic depths of both Nicole and Matthew – piano and flute working together in ways that are very different than the usual effort of its type – especially from Mitchell, who seems to pull out all these new raspy, earthy tones that are completely wonderful! Nicole plays both alto and standard flute – and Shipp continues his tremendous new rebirth of recent years – on titles that include "Fire & Air", "Void Of Ground", "Elements", "Well Spring", "Water & Earth", "Blossom", and "All Things Are". CD

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Zoot Sims With Joe Castro TrioLive At Falcon Lair ... CD
Pablo, 1956. Used ... $7.99
A real lost treasure for fans of Zoot Sims – a well-done live recording from the mid 50s, featuring longish tracks that have Zoot blowing with a trio led by Joe Castro! Castro's a under-acknowledge piano talent from the LA scene of the time – a player with a soulful edge on his best recordings, of which this previously-unissued set now stands! Castro's trio on the set features Leroy Vinnegar on bass and Ron Jefferson on drums – and the tracks are long, and very well recorded, especially for a live session of the time. The overall feel is very much in the mode of some of the best work on Prestige from the period, and titles include "Blues For Nat", "It's Always You", "Night In Tunisia", and "Swinging With Rudolph". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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Mayumi Sonoda with Kichiro Sugino TrioGogo Sanji No Aki ... LP
Johnny's Disk/Studio Mule (Germany), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $33.99 35.98
An overlooked gem from this hip Japanese singer – a vocalist who's got a different take on jazzy modes than some of her contemporaries – with a raspy vibe that's maybe closer to the work of European vocalists like Karin Krog or Monica Zetterlund at their best! Mayumi Sonada has none of the sweet, straight tones of some of the bigger female jazz singers from Japan at the start of the 80s – and the record's definitely not one of those that's trying for pop/soul crossover – as backing is by an acoustic jazz trio, led by pianist Kichiro Sugino, with Mayumi's vocals right up front in the mix – very unadorned, and inflecting the English lyrics in all these great ways. The performance isn a live one – and titles include a great version of "Boy Named Charlie Brown" – plus "It's Over", "Where Can I Go Without You", "The Wooden Gong Dreamy", "All Of Me", "Fly Me To The Moon", and "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To". LP, Vinyl record album

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Stahls Trio (Mattias Stahl)Kallthorp Sessions Vol 1 ... CD
Moserobie (Sweden), 2019. New Copy ... $18.99
Incredible work from one of the hippest vibists working on the planet today – the great Mattias Stahl, one of the few players to really bring something new to the instrument over the past few decades! Stahls has this very rich sound, but also a very unique sense of timing too – which means that he can ring out with notes that are very seductive, while also pulling you into a space that's very much his own – fresh rhythms, different progressions, and moments of mindblowing intensity – all given fantastic support here by bassist Joe Williamson and drummer Christopher Cantillo! The group are as revolutionary as any of the Bobby Hutcherson "new thing" recordings of the 60s, or as Gary Burton's key combos at their best – and there's a sense of new imagination that matches that of the contemporary, but very different, vibist Jason Adasiewicz – maybe the only other player besides Stahl who's done so much with the instrument in recent years. Titles include "Vi Gar Till Skolan", "Morgon Pa Torpet", "Elmers", "Diagram", "Lennart Jernestrand", "Ordning Pa Torpet", and a surprising take on John Lennon's "Jealous Guy". CD
Also available Kallthorp Sessions Vol 1 (180 gram pressing) ... LP 22.99

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Stahls Trio (Mattias Stahl)Kallthorp Sessions Vol 1 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Moserobie (Sweden), 2019. New Copy ... $22.99
Incredible work from one of the hippest vibists working on the planet today – the great Mattias Stahl, one of the few players to really bring something new to the instrument over the past few decades! Stahls has this very rich sound, but also a very unique sense of timing too – which means that he can ring out with notes that are very seductive, while also pulling you into a space that's very much his own – fresh rhythms, different progressions, and moments of mindblowing intensity – all given fantastic support here by bassist Joe Williamson and drummer Christopher Cantillo! The group are as revolutionary as any of the Bobby Hutcherson "new thing" recordings of the 60s, or as Gary Burton's key combos at their best – and there's a sense of new imagination that matches that of the contemporary, but very different, vibist Jason Adasiewicz – maybe the only other player besides Stahl who's done so much with the instrument in recent years. Titles include "Vi Gar Till Skolan", "Morgon Pa Torpet", "Elmers", "Diagram", "Lennart Jernestrand", "Ordning Pa Torpet", and a surprising take on John Lennon's "Jealous Guy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 300 copies!)
Also available Kallthorp Sessions Vol 1 ... CD 18.99

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String Trio Of New YorkCommon Goal ... LP
Black Saint (Italy), 1982. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Features Billy Bang on violin and flute, James Emery on guitar, and John Lindberg on bass. LP, Vinyl record album

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String Trio Of New YorkFirst String ... LP
Black Saint (Italy), 1979. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A string trio, but one with a sound that's way more than you might expect – neither a staid style from classical forms, nor a gimmicky approach to jazz without horns or drums – and instead, a really open, free sort of sound – just what we'd expect from a group that features work from Billy Bang in his prime! The set features lots of great violin from Bang – alongside guitar from James Emery and bass from John Lindberg – with all players really stretching out on open, exploratory tracks that fall right in line with the best string experiments of the loft jazz scene – with a vibe that at times reminds us especially of the Revolutionary Ensemble. Titles include "The East Side Suite", "Subway Ride With Giuseppi Logan", and "Catharsis In Real Time". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Kunihiko Sugano Trio + 1Love Is A Many Splendored Thing ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... About September 4, 2019
Love is a many splendored thing – and so is the mighty piano work of Kunihiko Sugano – a great Japanese player from the 70s, but one who never got much exposure on our shores at the time! This live album really shows Sugano at his best – balancing a talent for flowing, lyrical moments with a tighter sense of a groove – laid down perfectly by a combo that features conga added to the usual lineup of bass and drums! Most tunes are nice and long, and begin with a solo statement by Kunihiko – then snap into a groove that really takes off nicely. Titles include the original "Blues For Wynton Kelly", a side-long reading of "Perdido", and versions of "Love Is A Many Splendored Thing" and "Autumn Leaves". CD

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Kunihiko Sugano Trio + 1On A Clear Day – Live At Van 99 Hall ... LP
Philips (Japan), 1975. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Lovely work from this overlooked Japanese pianist – a really great player who hits some warmly soulful grooves in this mid 70s set! The album features Kunihiko Sugano's trio working with an extra percussionist – a player who doesn't step in much, but who manages to bring a special sort of sound to the set – a snappingly soulful bottom that seems to push the piano even more than before, taking Sugano's normally lyrical sound and stretching it out with some warmly grooving energy. Titles include great takes of "On A Clear Day", "Route 66", "Stella By Starlight", and the original "Erromanga". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert.)

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Super Trio (Massimo Farao/Ron Carter/Jimmy Cobb)Softly As In A Morning Sunrise ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
There's a great sense of warmth to this album from The Super Trio – one that really seems to come from the bass work of Ron Carter, which is so upfront and present in the recording, it's got us remembering all over again why we love his music so much! Massimo Farao is on piano, and balances out Ron's sound with a lighter, more lyrical touch – but one that swings nicely, too – thanks to the always-great drum contributions of Jimmy Cobb – still a master of the understated swing, even after decades of recording! Titles include the original "Marta", plus "Salina", "Autumn Leaves", "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise", "On A Clear day", and Ennio Morricone's "Once Upon A Time In America" – which sounds surprisingly nice as a jazz tune. CD

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Tamba TrioTamba – Luiz Eca/Bebeto/Helcio Milito ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $9.99
A sublime 70s groover from the great Tamba Trio! This one works off of the expanded sound that the bossa jazz combo were forging on their late 60s work for CTI – adding in some more complicated arrangements by Luiz Eca to the regular piano/bass/percussion groove, pushing the sound into a more complicated style that reminds us of the best 70s work of Edu Lobo! The tracks are wonderfully written – with a jazzy rhythm at the core of most of them – but the added washes of sound and color really flesh out the group's unique vision, and make the album one of their greatest ever! Titles include "Reflexos", "Mestre Bimba", "Ossaim", "Em Casa", "Morada", "Infinito", "Gazera", and "Nao Tem Nada Nao". CD

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Tamba TrioTempo/Avanco ... CD
Philips (Japan), Mid 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
2 of the best-ever albums by the Tamba Trio – out now on one CD! The records are a fantastic mix of vocal harmonies and bossa piano grooves, with a sound that's unlike anything else you've ever heard – unless you've heard some of the Tamba Trio's other excellent records! Luiz Eca leads the group on piano, and his arrangements of tracks like "Boranda", "Rio", "Esperanca", "Sonho De Maria", "Vento Do Mar", "Barumba", and "Consalacao" will leave you speechless! Great stuff, with 24 cuts in all, and a very nice cover, too! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Art Tatum TrioArt Tatum Trio – New York 1955 - Washington 1956 ... LP
Musidisc (France), Mid 50s. Sealed ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Ed Thigpen TrioMr Taste ... CD
Justin Time, 1992. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Lucky Thompson & Tete Montoliu TrioSoul's Nite Out ... LP
Ensayo (Spain), 1970. Very Good ... $19.99
Lucky Thompson blows with the Tete Montoliu trio, in this warmly soulful set of tracks recorded in Spain in 1970. The set features a number of short straight ahead numbers that are different from some of Thompson's work in the US during the time – much more in the mode of his earlier work, with a strong emphasis on the tenor frontline. Titles include "Spanyola", "The World Awakes", "Soul's Nite Out", "When Sunny Is Blue", "Spanish Rails", and "Soul Carnival". LP, Vinyl record album
(1973 pressing – nice and clean overall!)

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Tiger Trio (Joelle Leandre/Myra Melford/Nicole Mitchell)Map Of Liberation ... CD
Rogue Art (France), New Copy ... About August 9, 2019
... CD

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Hidefumi Toki & The Super Jazz TrioCity ... LP
Baystate (Japan), 1978. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A great trans-Pacific meeting of talents – as Japanese reedman Hidefumi Toki works here with the Super Jazz Trio of Tommy Flanagan, Reggie Workman, and Joe Chambers! The set's got the open, flowing sort of sound you'd expect from a Japanese piano trio session of the time – but it's made far greater by the presence of Toki – who works here on both alto and soprano sax at a level that really adds a lot to the record! The alto work is especially great – with sharper notes that cut nicely along the sweeter piano lines of Flanagan, and really deepen the soul of the record. Titles include the great extended number "Children Children", plus other Toki originals that include "Pumpkin Doll", "City", and "Memories". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi & insert. Cover looks great, save for some light aging near the top seam.)
 
 
 



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