Jazz

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
29th Street Saxophone Quartet Pointillistic Groove (Osmosis) M / M U.S.'1984 65.00

(mid-80's rare orig. U.S. press of Free-Fom-Jazz venture feat. Ed Jackson, Rich Rothenberg, Bobby Watson and Jim Hartog;)

Ahmed Abdul-Malik Sounds Of Africa (New Jazz) EX / EX U.S.'1962 Sold

(early 60's orig. purple-label print of truly fascinating Ethno-Fusion venture by master bass-man & oud-virtuoso! line-up feat. Montego Joe on percussion-gear, Chief Bey on african drums, Andrew Cyrille on drums, Calo Scott on cello & violin... plus a bunch of trumpet- & sax-blowers;)

Acting Trio Same (Byg/Actuel) M- / EX / Co. F'1970 65.00

(french free-form Jazz trio gone w/improvised pattern-chase, sax, bass 'n piano, the latter bein'percussively treated on the 7:30 "cello discordato no.9" -track; FOC and top shape;)

Cannonball Adderley Cannonball's Bossa Nova (Riverside) EX / EX U.S.'1962 72.00

(mono orig.-print of this fine 60's Latin-Jazz piece incl. the BOSSA RIO sextet feat. Dom Um Romão, Sergio Mendes...; "groovy Samba", "sampop";)



Nippon Soul (Riverside) EX / EX U.S.'1963 65.00

(orig. mono-print; feat.Yusef Lateef, Joe Zawinul, Sam Jones, Louis Hayes and Nat Adderley; recorded LIVE in Tokyo; title-track spins for 9 minutes plus; impressive japanese-art for motive on cover;)


The Sextet (Milestone) EX / EX U.S.'1982 42.00

(prev. unreleased live-recordings from '62/'63 in Tokyo and San Francisco; boss-line-up feat. Joe Zawinul, Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef, Sam Jones and Louis Hayes; incl. Bobby Timmon's "this here" (11:27)


What I Mean (Milestone) M- / M- D'1979 55.00

(late 70's german double-set containing 2 early 60's albums orig. released on Riverside Records... plus a 7 minute plus prev. unissued take of "know what I mean" written by pianist Bill Evans who is in the line-up here along w/ Wynton Kelly (also on piano) on the quintet performances; notes by Doug Ramsey on the inside of FOC;)

Cannonball Adderley Quintet Mercy,mercy,mercy! (Emidisc) EX / EX F'196 28.00

(french reissue of this masterpiece recorded LIVE! incl. "sack o' woe" (10:45) and the famous title-track composed by Joe Zawinul;)


Mercy,mercy,mercy! (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'196 65.00

(orig. black-rainbow-label print of this masterpiece recorded LIVE!incl. "sack o' woe"
(10:45) and the famous title-track composed by Joe Zawinul;)


Toshiko Akiyoshi & Lew Tabackin Big Band Long Yellow Road (RCA) EX / EX U.S.'1975 42.00

(mid-70's U.S. release of splashy Big-Band venture; most songs composed and arranged by Lady-pianist Akiyoshi;)


Road Time (RCA) EX / M- U.S.'1976 52.00

(mid-70's U.S. release of splashy Big-Band venture recorded live in Japan; all songs composed and arranged by Lady-pianist Akiyoshi; strong performance by Tabackin's Big Band kindlin' some racin' moods on the 22 minutes plus "henpecked old man"; 2 LP-set;)

Joe Albany The Right Combination (Riverside) M- / EX J'1974 65.00

(mid-70's japanese re-release (w/insert) of very rare Riverside album; Joe Albany, pianist and legend in his own time (recording w/Lester Young in 1946 and having a most high regard from Charlie Parker...) is accompanied by Warne Marsh on tenor sax and Bob Whitlock on bass; a most refreshing 'n relaxed session recorded in the living room of sound engineer Ralph Garretson in sunny southern California in the fall of 1957 of the 20th century!)


The Right Combination (Riverside) M- / M J'1974 75.00

(mid-70's japanese re-release (w/insert) of very rare Riverside album; Joe Albany, pianist and legend in his own time (recording w/Lester Young in 1946 and having a most high regard from Charlie Parker...) is accompanied by Warne Marsh on tenor sax and Bob Whitlock on bass; a most refreshing 'n relaxed session recorded in the living room of sound engineer Ralph Garretson in sunny southern California in the fall of 1957 of the 20th century!)

Roland Alexander Quintet Live At The Axis (Kharma) EX / EX U.S.'1978 52.00

(late 70's U.S. orig. print of hot Live recordings by this legendary tenor sax man w/help from Malachi Thompson on trumpet, Kalaparusha M. McIntyre also on tenor sax, Rafik Raheem(p) ...;)

The All Star Trumpet. Spectacular Same (Progressive) EX / EX J'197 65.00

(late 70's orig. U.S. print of real trumpet spetacular starring Harold Lieberman, Marky Markowitz, Howard McGhee, Hannibal Marvin Peterson, Lou Soloff & Danny Stiles... playin' their solos in alphabetical order on the racing "Gus' thing" (17:56) written by producer Gus P. Statiras; rhythm-section feat. Bucky Pizarelli on guitar, Richard Davis on bass, Derek Smith on keyboards and Ronnie Bedford on drums; covers incl. "Georgia on my mind", "willow weep for me"...; this record (on local Georgia label) is of a dynamic recording quality!)


Same (Progressive) EX / EX U.S.'1979 95.00

(late 70's orig. japanese print of real trumpet spetacular starring Harold Lieberman, Marky Markowitz, Howard McGhee, Hannibal Marvin Peterson, Lou Soloff & Danny Stiles... playin' their solos in alphabetical order on the racing "Gus' thing" (17:56) written by producer Gus P. Statiras; ...rhythm-section feat. Bucky Pizarelli on guitar, Richard Davis on bass, Derek Smith on keyboards and Ronnie Bedford on drums; covers incl. "Georgia on my mind", "willow weep for me"...; this record got also released in the U.S. on this small label out of Georgia)

The Byron Allen Trio Same (Esp-Disk) SS / SS U.S.'1964 125.00

(mid-60's Free-form jazz-venture on this adventurous 60's counter-cult label; B. Allen on alto sax, Marceo Gilchrist on bass 'n Ted Robinson(percussion); incl."decision for the Cole-man" (9:30); still sealed!!)

Mose Allison Autumn Song (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1962 75.00

(blue-label (w/logo on right) 2nd print of smokin' Piano-Bop racer w/three cool vocal-trax; Trio-thing w/ Addison Farmer & Ronnie Free; incl. "eyesight to the blind" (Sonny Boy Williamson) nice shape)


Down Home Piano (Prestige) EX / EX U.S.'1965 75.00

(blue-label (w/logo on right) orig. print  of smokin' Piano-Bop racer feat. Addison Farmer, Ronnie Free beatin' the drums on 5 trax, the other drummer runs by the name of Nick Stabulas; incl. the HOT "devil in the cane field" w/ 'em tricky chord-changes re-shapin' the theme!)


Middle Class White Boy (Elektra Musician) M- / EX D'1982 52.00

(german print of STRONG early 80's album (his 19th!) ...Mose plays piano and Yamaha electronic piano rending quite an exotic flavour in spots (!) ...great line-up starring Phil Upchurch on guitar, Joe Farrell on sax 'n flute, Putter Smith (b) John Dentz (dr) and Ron Powell on conga 'n percussion; FUNKY grits on the hot "I'm nobody today", cool rendition of "Tennessee waltz", "rolling stone" (Muddy Waters)


Wild Man On The Loose (Atlantic) EX / EX U.S.'1966 65.00

(orig. mono-print w/red/purple-label; trio performance w/Paul Motian & Earl May; incl. "war horse" (7:05); mostly self-penned material;)


Young Man Mose (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1962 95.00

(blue-label (w/logo on right) 2nd print of smokin' Piano-Bop racer w/three cool vocal-trax; Trio-thing w/ Addison Farmer (b) and Nick Stabulas (dr) ...incl. the great "don't get around much anymore" (Duke Ellington) and Mose blows the trumpet on "stroll"! nice shape!)

Gene Ammons Bad Bossa Nova (Prestige) M / EX U.S.'1963 225.00

(orig. black/yellow label print of his exciting Latin-Bop venture w/Kenny Burrell on rhythm guitar (!) and Bucky Pizzarelli plays spanish guitar, Hank Jones on piano, Norman Edge (b) Oliver Jackson (perc) and Al Hayes on bongo! incl. "pagan love song", "moito mato grosso" ...and the latter is of an almost eerie/voodoo-induced groove!! great cover-art & in TOP shape!)


Biggest Soul Hits (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1964 155.00

(orig. black label (w/logo on top) stereo print of this fine compilation w/ tracks taken from "Jug"'s (Ammons' nickname!) 10 most succesful albums! incl. "funky", "blues up and down" (w/Sonny Stitt), "the happy blues", "see shack", "blue Ammons";... most tracks are abbreviated but the melody head is there!)


Groove Blues (Prestige) M / EX U.S.'1962 210.00

(black/yellow label orig. print; feat. The All Stars w/John Coltrane, Jerome Richardson, Pepper Adams, Paul Quinichette, Mal Waldron, George Joyner 'n Art Taylor; incl. "jug handle", and the great "it might as well be spring" ...a ballad that's a pure melt-down! cover here is like new!!)


Jammin' With Gene (Prestige) M- / M- J'1977 75.00

(black/yellow-label 70's japanese reprint (w/insert) of jammed-out grooves feat. Art Farmer, Jackie McLean, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Art Taylor; ...this is the same album as "not really the blues" (same Prestige #) in different cover)



Late Hour Special (Prestige) M / EX U.S.'1964 175.00

(black/yellow label first print; 3 trax performed as a quartet (feat. Patti Brown (p) George Duvivier (b) Walter Perkins (dr) ...the other 4 pieces have a crack studio orchestra arranged and conducted by the gifted Oliver Nelson; incl."lullaby of the leaves";)


Night Lights (Prestige) M / M U.S.'1985 52.00

(mid-80's U.S. release of prev. unreleased recordings from 1970!Wynton Kelly on piano, George Duvivier (b) Rudy Collins (dr) and and hot conga grooves (by Henry "Pucho" Brown) on the captivating "calypso blues"!)



Not Really The Blues (Prestige) EX / EX U.S.'1956 225.00

(black/yellow-label orig. print of jammed-out grooves feat. Art Farmer, Jackie Mclean, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Art Taylor; incl. "jammin' with Gene" and title-song spins sidelong! nice shape! this is the same album as "jammin' with Gene" in different cover)


Preachin' (Prestige) M / M- U.S.'1963 175.00

(black/yellow label first print; his Gospel album accompanied with organ, bass 'n drums ; a solemn mood reigns here! cover & disc are in pristine shape!!)



Soul Summit (Prestige) M / EX U.S.'1962 175.00

(black/yellow label first print! feat. Sonny Stitt, Jack McDuff (GREAT groovin' droner-organ on "shuffle twist"!!) and Charlie Persip (dr); beauty shape!!)



Soul Summit Vol 2 (Prestige) SS / SS U.S.'1963 225.00

(soulful venture by master tenor-sax-man; feat. some legendary characteres in the various line-ups on this 7 songs; Etta Jones sings on 3 trax, Jack McDuff plays organ on 2, Oliver Nelson (2) Clark Terry(2) Red Holloway (2) ...Joe Dukes, Walter Perskin, Eddie Diehl (guitar on 2) ...incl. "cool, cool daddy"; still sealed first print (guaranteed) ...will open the seal and check IF requested but I'm pretty sure it's that good 'ol black/yellow label job!)


The Big Sound (Prestige) M / EX U.S.'1962 125.00

(blue-label 2nd print (w/logo on right) from 'round '65; incl."the real McCoy"; feat. John Coltrane, Jerome Richardson, Paul Quinichette, Mal Waldron, G. Joyner, Pepper Adams, Art Taylor (yes, the Gene Ammons All Stars!)



The Happy Blues (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1961 175.00

(black/yellow label print in amazing shape! long bloozy grooves feat. Art Farmer, Jackie Mclean, Duke Jordan, Addison Farmer, Art Taylor and Candido on conga! incl. the smokin' "madhouse" -track!)



The Soulful Moods Of (Moodsville) M / EX U.S.'1962 Sold

(green label mono print of another relaxed masterpiece feat. Miss Patti Brown on piano, G. Duvivier (b) and Eddue Shaugnessy on drums; incl. "I'm glad there's you" w/that utterly captivating whispered sax-tone... just plain fookin' wonderful! ...just like Leroi Jones states in the liners to this album: "In these days when almost every self-respecting Jazzman is "funky" and almost anybody you run into has plenty of "soul", it's good to listen to a man like Gene Ammons who, as the title of the album implies, is one of the most genuinely SOULFUL tenor men around, though, as I keep screaming, pitiful underrated. Hippies and half-hip critics take note! they don't come with much more soul than Jug.)


Twisting The Jug (Prestige) M / EX U.S.'1961 185.00

(black/yellow label orig. print; feat. Joe Newman, Jack McDuff, Wendell Marshall, Walter Perkins 'n Ray Barretto on conga; incl."satin doll" and the hot-buttered, racin' "moten swing" ...a twisting groover! cover on this is virgin!)



Velvet Soul (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1964 175.00

(soulful venture by master tenor-sax-man; feat.3 diff. line-ups:1)Frank Wess, Johnny"Hammond" Smith,  Doug Watkins and Art Taylor 2) Mal Waldron, Wendel Marshall & Ed Thigpen 3) Oliver Nelson, Clark Terry, Red Holloway plus 6... quite a Big Band w/ this line-up; orig. print in top shape!)


Woofin' & Tweetin' (Prestige) M- / EX(*) U.S.'1961 125.00

(orig. black/yellow-label mono-print; side 1 has the All Star Sextet feat. Art Farmer, Lou Donaldson, Freddie Redd, Addison Farmer and Kenny Clarke... gettin' off on title-track and "juggernaut" which has an audible mark and clicks for a minute or so(*) ...on the B-side the "Jug" battles Sonny Stitt w/3 diff. backing bands; ...these recordings date back to 1950/51; 2 tracks got Jo Jones on drums, another Junior Mance at the piano;) ...plays a clean EX overall... cover is next to pristine!)

Gene Ammons
& Sonny Stitt
Jug And Sonny (Cadet) EX / EX U.S.'196 55.00

(orig. U.S. print of early 50's recordings (probably prev. released (?) incl."you're not the kind of girl", "jam for boppers", "the last mile", "tenor eleven" plus some other tasty, bluesy ballads...; liners by Nat Hentoff;)


Charly Antolini Menu (Jeton) EX / EX D'1982 75.00

(direct-cut drum-heaven gone w/loungy Fusion air; full dynamo production bound to bust yer' speakers;)


Louis Armstrong First Recorded Concerts 1932/33 (Musidisc) M- / M- F'1981 36.00

(early 80's french issue containing LIVE recordings by Satchmo from the early 30's of the 20th century; incl. "the skeleton in the closet"...;)


Walter Zuber Armstrong Alpha And Omega (World Artists) EX / EX Can'1973 Sold

(RARE early/mid-70's release of suberb live-performance at Western Washington State College by this black flutist w/full-band accompaniment feat. Martin Lund (p) Michael-Ann Burnett on cello, Dan O'Brien (b) and Bill Grauss on drums; ...soundscapes 'n "message" akin to Pharoah Sanders' late 60's/early 70's excursions; brooding organik soil, Free-Form pattern-ravage-turmoil, boundaries bein' explored w/intense emotional charge 'n energies touching rims of going berserk (in spots) ...so the terms of Avant-Garde and/or Free-Form-Jazz won't do justice to the structures 'n maps explored here as there's a spark of spirituality touching down on the listener's ears to make this quite an experience in itself!)

Art Ensemble
Of Chicago
At Mandel Hall (Delmark) EX / EX U.S.'1974 65.00

(double-LIVE set recorded at Mandel Hall, University of Chicago early in '72; 4 sidelong ventures...; FOC w/ pictures;)



Bap-Tizum (Atlantic) EX / M- / Co. U.S.'1973 65.00

(orig. copy of this wild Live-recording from the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz festival in '72; John Sinclair introduces the band! Afro-percussive free-form pattern chase...;)



Bap-Tizum (Atlantic) EX / EX U.S.'1973 52.00

(orig. copy of this wild Live-recording from the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz festival in '72; John Sinclair introduces the band! Afro-percussive free-form pattern chase...;)



Chi Congo (Decca) EX / EX F'1972 65.00

(french orig. print of this deeply afro-rooted black experience by one of the most creative 'n expressive combos in Jazz-history; they are from Chicago... chicagoans... chi-congoans... a bass motive surrouned by  the awakening jungle... that's how their passport sounds!!)


Message To Our Folks (Byg/Actuel) M- / VG++ F'1970 95.00

(orig. french release in great FOC!; Paris recordings from 1969 by one of the most creative 'n expressive combos in Jazz history... treadin' many waters, slicin' up myths in showerz of peace 'n ripples of slaughter and their password is INSTANT!!  ...divin' to the bones of ROCK on the savagely shakin' "Rock out" w/ guitar-splinters by Joseph Jarman; ...this is a rare piece!!)


Tutankhamun (Freedom/Intercord) VG++ / EX D'1974 65.00

(german orig. print; Paris recordings from 1969 by one of the most creative 'n expressive combos in Jazz history ...treadin' many waters, slicin' up myths in showerz of peace 'n ripples of slaughter and their password is INSTANT!)



With Fontella Bass (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1972 75.00

(orig. early 70's U.S. print; Paris recordings from 1969 by one of the most creative 'n expressive combos in Jazz history... treadin' many waters, slicin' up myths in showerz of peace 'n ripples of slaughter and their password is INSTANT!! ...among the greatest BLACK MUSIC ever recorded! feat. here is Miss Fontella Bass w/vocals; incl."horn web" (19:36) ...green label print w/logo on top;)

Dorothy Ashby & Frank Wess In A Minor Groove (Prestige) M- / M- J'1977 155.00

(70's japanese mono reprint of fairly exciting late 50's album originally released on the Prestige label; femme harpist spills magic beans w/help from Frank Wess on flute, Herman Wright(b), Roy Haynes(dr); this album is of a very charming athmo-soothe; w/insert-sheet;)

Albert Ayler Bells (Esp-Disk) VG+ / VG++ U.S.'1965 125.00

(RARE mid-60's  release by this powerful tenor sax man accompanied by Lewis Worrell on bass, Donald Ayler on trumpet, Charles Tyler on sax and Sunny Murray on percussion; recorded Live at The Town Hall in 1965! yellow-vinyl print!)



Spiritual Unity (Esp-Disk) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1965 95.00

(RARE mid-60's mono release by this powerful tenor sax man accompanied by Gary Peacock on bass and Sunny Murray on percussion; free-form Jazz patterns fillin' the structure of Y ...and silence gives the sigh;)



The Village Concerts (Impulse!) VG++ / EX I'1978 42.00

(late 70's italian double-set reprint of mid-60's concerts by this legendary tenor-sax innovator! liner-notes by Robert Palmer on the inside of FOC;)



The Village Concerts (MCA/Impulse!) M- / M- U.S.'1978 65.00

(late 70's U.S. double-set reprint of mid-60's concerts by this legendary tenor-sax innovator! liner-notes by Robert Palmer on the inside of FOC;)



Witches & Devils (Arista Freedom) M / M / Cc. U.S.'1975 55.00

(mid-70's U.S. re-release of 1964 recordings by one of the most renowned black saxophone innovators; highly varied selection here... title-track is in the spirit of the Ornette Coleman dirges; "holy, holy" (also recorded elsewhere as "the wizard") is the stand-out track w/well controlled dynamics in the soloing! Norman Howard on trumpet, Henry Grimes and/or Earle Henderson on bass, Sonny Murray on drums; liners by Barry McRae;)


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