Documentary A-T

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Louis Armstrong V.S.O.P. Vol. 3/4 (CBS) M- / M- NL'1974 38.00
(mid-70's dutch compilation double-pack in the series of Very Special Old Phonography (V.S.O.P.) presenting Satchmo's recorded works in the years 1927/28; info on line-ups inside of FOC;)
V.S.O.P. Vol. 7/8 (CBS) M- / M- NL'1974 42.00
(mid-70's dutch compilation double-pack in the series of Very Special Old Phonography (V.S.O.P.) presenting Satchmo's recorded works in the years 1930/31; info on line-ups inside of FOC;)
V.S.O.P. Vol. 7/8 (CBS) M- / M- NL'1974 42.00
(mid-70's dutch compilation double-pack in the series of Very Special Old Phonography (V.S.O.P.) presenting Satchmo's recorded works in the years 1930/31; info on line-ups inside of FOC;)
Chu Berry Commodore Classics:a Giant Of The Tenor Sax (London) M- / M- D'1980 52.00
(1980 german release of 1938/41 recordings by ace black tenor-sax man influenced by Coleman Hawkins; Roy "Little Jazz" Eldrige on trumpet, Clyde Hart (p) Al Casey plays guitar on the '41 tracks...; Chu died at the age of 31(in 1941) 2 months after the sessions, while  cruisin' up north into Canada...;)
George Brunis And His Jazzband & Wild Bill Davison And His Commodores
Commodore Classics:Tin Roof Blues (London) M / M- D'1980 52.00
(1980 german print of recordings from the 40's by 2 legendary Jazz-characteres; trombonist George Brunis and Wild Bill Davison on trumpet; ...various line-ups starring Pee Wee Russell, Gene Schroeder, Jack Lesberg, Eddie Condon (guitar) George Wettling...;)
Commodore Classics:Tin Roof Blues (London) EX / EX D'1980 36.00
(1980 german print of recordings from the 40's by 2 legendary Jazz-characteres; trombonist George Brunis and Wild Bill Davison on trumpet; ...various line-ups starring Pee Wee Russell, Gene Schroeder, Jack Lesberg, Eddie Condon (guitar) George Wettling...;)
Eddie Condon Commodore Classics:Windy City Seven And Jam Sessions At Commodore (London) M- / M- D'1979 52.00
(late 70's german release of lost 1938 recordings by legendary 4-string guitarist (rather oddly tuned) avaoiding Big Bands 'n solo-sprees... just keepin' in the back at the gears of the groove; Eddie was a close friend to Milton Gabler who started 'em sessions (along w/ Eddie) just opposite the Commodore Hotel at New York's 144 East 42nd street in the mid-/to late 30's of the 20th century! George Brunis on trombone on side A... the other side feat. Jack Teagarden on trombone; Pee Wee Russell plays clarinet, Bud Freeman (ts) Jess Stacy(p) Art Shapiro (b) George Wettling (b) Bobby Hackett (cornet) ...as it was the rule in those days to record several takes, there's several versions of the same song included here on this album...!)
Eddie Condon And His Band Commodore Classics:The Liederkranz Sessions (London) M- / M- D'1980 52.00
(late 70's german release of 1939/40 recordings by legendary 4-string guitarist (rather oddly tuned) avaoiding Big Bands 'n solo-sprees... just keepin' in the back at the gears of the groove; Eddie was a close friend to Milton Gabler who started 'em sessions (along w/ Eddie) just opposite the Commodore Hotel at New York's 144 East 42nd street in the mid-/to late 30's of the 20th century! these recordings here took place in the Columbia studios though... Brad Gowans on trombone Max Kaminsky on cornet, Pee Wee Russell on clarinet...; as it was the rule in those days to record several takes, there's several versions of the same song included here on this album...!)
Deparis Bothers & Edmond Hall Sextet
Commodore Classics:Jimmy Ryan And The Uptown Café Society (London) M- / M- D'1980 52.00
(german print of rare (incl. prev. unreleased) recordings from 1943/ 44! hot session-works by De Paris Orchestra (trumpeter Sidney DeParis and tromboner Wilbur DeParis) w/the great (but shortlived) piano-man Clyde Hart sneakin' Be-Bop harmonies into such a classic piece like "the sheik of Araby" (!) ...Billy Taylor on bass; B-side has clarinetist Edmond Hall and his ensemble... feat. Al Casey on guitar, Billy Taylor on bass...;)
The East Village Other Electric Newspaper (Esp-Disk) EX / EX U.S.'1966 SOLD
(top artefact from the U.S. 60's sub-cult movement feat. interviews, radio-broadcast shreds, Jazz improvisations by Marion Brown, Scott Holt...; mantras by Ginsberg & Orlovsky, The FUGS of course spill some dirty beans, Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground contribute and Plastic Clock Radio does "Luci's wedding"...; a RARE item in top shape!!)
Duke Ellington The Best Of(Jazz Of World War 2nd) (Joker) EX / EX I'1971 28.00
(italian print of best of recordings dating back to the times of World War 2nd: incl. "creole love call", "Frankie & Johnny"...; label states "collector's edition")
The Complete(Vol.1/1925-1928) (CBS) M- / M- F'1973 52.00
(french print of vol.1 in the series of the complete recordings in chronological order; recordings from 1925- 1928; FOC w/info on inside as for line-ups and exact release dates;)
The Complete(Vol.10/1937-1938) (CBS) M- / M NL'1977 42.00
(dutch print of vol.10 in the series of the complete recordings in chronological order; recordings from 1937-1938 ; FOC w/info on inside as for line-ups and exact release dates;)
The Complete(Vol.11/1938 (CBS) M- / M NL'1977 42.00
(dutch print of vol.11 in the series of the complete recordings in chronological order;recordings from 1938; FOC w/info on inside as for line-ups and exact release dates;)
The Complete(Vol.13/1938-1939) (CBS) M- / EX F'1981 32.00
(french print of vol.13 in the series of the complete recordings in chronological order; incl. Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra; FOC w/descriptive notes on inside;)
The Complete(Vol.13/1938-1939) (CBS) M- / M- F'1981 42.00
(french print of vol.13 in the series of the complete recordings in chronological order; incl. Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra; FOC w/descriptive notes on inside;)
The Complete(Vol.4/1932) (CBS) M- / M- NL'1974 42.00
(dutch print of vol.4 in the series of the complete recordings in chronological order; recordings from the year of 1932; FOC w/info on inside as for line-ups and exact release dates;)
The Complete(Vol.5/1932-1933) (CBS) M- / M- NL'1974 42.00
(dutch print of vol.5 in the series of the complete recordings in chronological order; recordings from 1932-1933 ; FOC w/info on inside as for line-ups and exact release dates;)
The Complete(Vol.9/1937 (CBS) M- / M NL'1976 52.00
(dutch print of vol.9 in the series of the complete recordings in chronological order; recordings from 1939; FOC w/info on inside as for line-ups and exact release dates;)
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
The Works Of Duke-Vol. 7 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 7 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all recordings from the early 30's incl. "mood indigo" (in a medley w/"creole love call & "hot and bothered") "Dinah", "the mystery song"; liners by Alexandre Rado (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.10 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 10 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all recordings from 1940 of the 20th century... Duke's orchestra reached the point of perfection...; liners by Alexandre Rado (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.11 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 11 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all recordings from 1940 of the 20th century ...Duke's orchestra reached the point of perfection...; liners by Alexandre Rado (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.12 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 12 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all recordings from 1940 of the 20th century... Duke's orchestra reached the point of perfection...; also featured on this disc are 5 recordings by Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra! liners by Alexandre Rado (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.13 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 12 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all recordings from 1940 by Ellingtonian small groups performing Duke's songs: Rex Stewart And His Orchestra & Barney Bigard And His Orchestra; liners by Alexandre Rado (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.14 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 14 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all recordings from 1940/41 of the 20th century...; liners by Alexandre Rado (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.15 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 15 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all recordings from 1941 of the 20th century...; liners by Alexandre Rado (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.18 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 18 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all recordings from 1942 of the 20th century...; liners by Claude Carrière (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.21 (RCA) M / M F'1978 42.00
(french reprint of volume 21 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all recordings from 1945 of the 20th century...; liners by Claude Carrière (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.4 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 4 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; ...leavin' the 20's... & up into a new decade! liners by Alexandre Rado (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.5 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 5 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all titles recorded from August to November 1930, which was a period of great activity for Duke's orchestra! liners by Alexandre Rado (on back cover)
The Works Of Duke-Vol.9 (RCA) M / M F'197 42.00
(french reprint of volume 9 of the complete edition of the entire output of recordings that Duke Ellington made for RCA; all recordings from the 30's (and 1940) of the 20th century; liners by Alexandre Rado (on back cover)
The Bud Freeman Trio Commodore Classics:Three's No Crowd (London) M- / M- D'1979 52.00
(german release of 1938 recordings by white tenor sax man accompanied by Jess Stacy on piano and George Wettling on drums; version of Gershwin's "I got rhythm";)
John Fitzgerald Kennedy The Presidential Years 1960 - 1963 (Pickwick Int.) EX / VG+(+) U.S.'1963 65.00
(early 60's U.S. release of speeches by famous  White-House resident;)
Looney Tunes Merrie Melodies (Warner Brothers) EX / VG+(+) U.S.'1970 55.00
(orig. U.S. print of triple-lp box-set w/huge booklet insert; ...a documentary on the label's (and sub-labels) production feat. acts like Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Little Feat, Hendrix, Van Dyke Parks...etc. real khool packing!)
Jelly Roll Morton Commodore Classics:Last Band Dates (London) M- / M- D'1981 52.00
(german early 80's release of final recording-sessions by this Jazz pioneerin' pianist/ singer (havin' disappeared from the scene for ten years before as his style was just outta fashion!!) ...great versions of his classic tunes incl. "sweet substitute", "get the bucket", "big lip blues"...; this recordings are also most notable for the great, dominating trumpet-work of Henry "Red" (?) Allen!)
Phil And The Frantics Rough Diamonds (Voxx) M / M- U.S.'1985 36.00
(mid-80's Garage-psych-Compilation on this renowned label dedicated to 60's psychedelic garage-land; this is vol.3 of Rough Diamonds (the history of Garage Band Music) ...Phil & the Frantics hail from Arizona; many prev. unreleased trax found their way on this piece of wax; liner-notes by Greg Shaw;)
Rough Diamonds (Voxx) SS / SS U.S.'1985 42.00
(mid-80's Garage-psych-Compilation on this renowned label dedicated to 60's psychedelic garage-land; this is vol. 3 of Rough Diamonds (the history of Garage Band Music) ...Phil & the Frantics hail from Arizona; many prev. unreleased trax found their way on this piece of wax; liner-notes by Greg Shaw;)
Mel Powell & Joe Bushkin Commodore Classics:The World Is Waiting-1942-1946 (London) M- / M- D'1979 52.00
(late 70's german print of 40's recordings by 2 renowned white pianists influenced by Art Tatum, Earl Hines & Teddy Wilson... working w/mostly the same session men... feat. Bill Harris, Zoot Sims, "Specs" Powell (dr) Benny Goodman, Mike Bryan (guitar)...; there are 2 versions (takes) of  "Georgia on my mind" by Bill Pushkin Sextet with Bill Harris;)
Lawrence Schiller L.S.D. (Capitol) VG++ / VG+(+) U.S.'1967 125.00
(orig. U.S. black/rainbow label mono-print in FOC; a documentary report on the mid-60's psychedelic drug controversy ...incl. actual recordings of people under the influence of psychedelic drugs... Psychedelic Music... the sounds of the "Acid-Test" ...LSD users & pushers and the amazing story of LSD in action... comments by such authorities as Sidney Cohen, M. D., the controversial Dr. Timothy Leary, Mrs. Aldous Huxley and Allen Ginsberg; ...a definite 60's artefact piece!)
L.S.D. (Capitol) - / VG+ U.S.'1966 666.00
(extremely RARE 1 two-sided and 2 one-sided acetate-issues (in plain white sleeves) that got released on Capitol soon after under the sub-title  of "a documentary report on the current psychedelic drug controversy!" ...incl. actual recordings of people under the influence of psychedelic drugs... Psychedelic Music... the sounds of the "Acid-Test" ...LSD users & pushers and the amazing story of LSD in action... comments by such authorities as Sidney Cohen, M. D., the controversial Dr. Timothy Leary, Mrs. Aldous Huxley and Allen Ginsberg; plays EX for most parts!)
Scoop Nisker If You Don't Like The News...Go Out And Make Some Of Your Own (No Label) EX / EX U.S.'1970 225.00
(RARE U.S. privat-press of striking Collage-bag gardenin' out on 60's cultural topics such as the landing on the moon, drugs, the press, Vietnam, love, heat, rock...; interviews, street-sounds, radio-clips, shreds of sounds from well-known/classic Rock- & Folk-albums... quite an intense trip housed in GREAT comix-jacket created by Greg Irons!!an artefact!!)
Bobby Seale Gagged And Chained (Certron) EX / EX U.S.'1970 125.00
(orig. U.S. print of RARE double-set documenting the sentence of Bobby Seale (of the Black Panther party) for contempt! ...a dramatic, historical re-enactment of that portion of the Chicago Conspiracy Trial, November 5, 1969, as it relates to Bobby Seale and the sentencing of Seale for contempt by the judge. the publishers of this album feel that the subject matter is one that will appeal to the general public for information & study purposes, however it may relate to the individual who listens; FOC;)
Artie Shaw And His Orchestra
The Vocal Years (Sounds Of Swing) M- / EX U.S.'196 42.00
(late 60's (?) U.S. compilation album covering the Vocal-Years of that famous Swing-orchestra conducted by Artie Shaw; vocalists incl. Helen Forrest, Martha Tilton & Anita Boyer; recordings from the late 30's to the late 40's;)
Jess Stacy And Friends Commodore Classics (London) M- / M- D'1980 52.00
(late 70's german release of recordings (from 1938-1944) by white U.S. pianist; line-up feat. Bud Freeman, Muggsy Spanier, Gordon Powells... and the wonderful Miss Lee Wiley singin' on some selections;)
Jack Teagarden And His Swingin' Gates & Max Kaminski And His Jazz Band
Commodore Classics:Big T And Mighty Max (London) M- / M- D'1979 52.00
(german release of 1944 recordings by white trombone-man Teagarden (sextet performance!) and white trumpeter Kaminski accompanied by Eddie Condon on guitar (in the septet) ...each artist has one side of this album;)

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