Jazz B

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Mildred Bailey Same (Everest) EX / EX U.S.'1973 65.00
(early 70's U.S. release of 1946/47 recordings by white lady Jazz-singer (the first non-negro girl singer accepted in Jazz!) married to Red Norvo, both were in Paul Whiteman's band; she worked as a solo act later on and had her own CBS radio-show in the mid-40's; partly of american indian origin, she was inspired by Bessie Smith and Ethel Waters... among others; Mildred is gifted w/ a unique, soft 'n mellow voice w/a high-pitched color at times and her Jazz phrasing is something special! band accompaniment w/some string arranged parts kindlin' an ultimate Easy Listening pleasure!)
Chet Baker Candy (Sonet) M / M U.K.'1985 42.00
(mid-80's U.K. print of great 'n relaxed trio-thing recorded in the Sonet Library in Sweden in 1985! Baker on trumpet (w/occasional use of his voice) Jean Louis Rassinfosse on bass and Michael Graillier on piano; ace performance throughout topping itself on "tempus fugit" (Bud Powell) "Nardis" (Miles Davis) "Red's Blues" (Red Mitchell) ...liners by Mike Hennessey;)
Shorty Baker & Doc Cheatham
Shorty And Doc (Swingville) M / EX U.S.'1961 165.00
(red-label orig. print in mono; Swing-Classic by these two trumpeters w/Walter Bishop Jr. on piano, Wendell Marshall on bass and J.C. Heard (dr); incl."good queen Bess", "night train"; ...top shape on this rarity!!)
Chris Barber Music From The Land Of Dreams (Sonet) M / M U.K.'1986 32.00
(mid-80's U.K. release of countryfied Dixie-Jazz w/a Gospel touch;)
The Chris Barber Jazz
And Blues Band
Live In '85 (Timeless) M / M NL'1985 34.00
(mid-80's dutch print of live-performed Dixie-Jazz w/occasional vocs; incl."jambalaya";)
Live In '85 (Timeless) M / M NL'1985 34.00
(mid-80's dutch print of live-performed Dixie-Jazz w/occasional vocs; incl. "jambalaya";)
The Chris Barber Band Petit Fleur (Laurie) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'195 65.00
(gold-label orig. print of great Dixie-Jazz wrangler incl. "wabash blues", "wild cat blues" and Sidney Bechet's million-seller (title track) nice sleeve;)
When It's Thursday Night In Egypt (Sonet) M- / EX U.K.'1988 28.00
(UK-print of late 80's release; incl. "Georgia on my mind", "under the bamboo tree", "Memphis blues" (w/John Slaughter on guitar) ...autographed by the artist;)
Gato Barbieri El Gato (Flying Dutchman) EX / EX U.S.'1975 52.00
(mid-70's release containing prev. issued songs w/exception of title-track, a historic suite composed for Barbieri by Oliver Neslon! boss line-up starring Lonnie Liston Smith, Oliver Nelson, Stanley Clarke, David Spinozza, Ron Carter, Airto, Mtume and Pretty Purdie;)
El Pampero (Philips) EX / EX U.K.'1972 55.00
(early 70's U.K. orig. print of LIVE recordings (at Montreux Jazz Festival) by this brilliant tenor-saxophonist/ composer w/ hot line-up feat. Pretty Purdie on drums, Sonny Morgan (conga) Na-Na (Nana) on percussion, Chuck Rainey (e-bass) Lonnie Liston Smith on piano;)
Bill Barron
& Ted Curson
The Leopard (Chiaroscuro) M- / M- U.S.'1978 55.00
(70's U.S. reprint of RARE 1963 recorded album (orig. released on Audio Fidelity Records!) straight Jazz chaser led by tenor saxophonist Barron, Curson on trumpet, Kenny Barron(p) Ronnie Boykins(b) and Dick Berk(dr) incl. "you are too beautiful", "in a monastery garden", "hurdy gurdy"...; nice cover design by Ron Warwell (for this reprint)
Count Basie & His Sextet The Swinging Count! (Verve) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1959 65.00
(U.S. print of hot swingin' venture with sextet & nonet ..starring Freddie Greene on guitar,Gene Ramey (b), Paul Quinichette, Joe Newman,  Buddy Rich, Ernie Wilkins, Charles Fowlkes (baritone sax) Ray Brown ...; some tunes are 'extended blues' , 'Basie beat' , 'Count's organ blues' , 'Stan Shorthair' , 'K. C.organ blues' ...; ..has some writing on back cover;)
Count Basie And His Orchestra
I Told You So (Pablo) M- / M- U.S.'1976 65.00
(grand mid-70's Big-Band venture feat. Freddie Green on guitar, Jimmy Forrest on sax (among others) ...Curtis  Fuller on trombone (among others) Sonny Cohn on trumpet (among others) ...all arranged by Bill Homans who also composed most of the songs save (for example) "something to live for" (Ellington/ Strayhorn)
Rock-A-Bye Basie (Swing House) M- / M- U.K.'198 38.00
(80's U.K. release w/live-recordings (at Harry Scholar's Aragon Ballroom in California) dating back to 1947 (selected and recorded from "The Swing House Collection" by Christopher A. Pirie) ...w/vocals!)
Super Count Basie (Musidisc) EX / EX F'197 38.00
(70's french reprint of recordings dating back to the years 1944/45)
Count Basie & Zoot Sims Basie & Zoot (Pablo) EX / EX U.S.'1976 52.00
(mid-70's release feat. John Heard (b) and Louis Belsson on drums... the old fox at the piano & organ and the reluctant tenor dragon;)
Sidney Bechet Jazz Tribune No.18:The Complete Sidney Bechet,Volumes 3/4(1941) (RCA) M / M F'1981 55.00
(orig. french compilation double-set documenting the 1941 recordings of famous and most influental black jazz-clarinetist; FOC w/liner-notes in both french and english tongue on inside!)
Memorial Set Vol.1 (Joker) M / M I'1970 38.00
(orig. italian compilation album covering the life 'n times of famous and most influental black jazz-clarinetist; this is the same album (in different sleeve) as the french compilation album entitled "memorial" released on Jazz Society!)
Memorial Vol.2 (Jazz Society) M / M F'197 38.00
(orig. french compilation album covering the life 'n times of famous and most influental vblack jazz-clarinetist;)
Un Ange Come Ça (Vogue) VG++ / VG+(+) F'195 42.00
french 4-track 7" E.P. feat. the orchestra of Claude Luther on B-side and André Reweliotty and his orchestra on the other side; "south rampart street parade", "12th street rag", "Maryland" and title track;)
Sidney Bechet And The New Orleans Feetwarmers
Volume 1 (RIS) EX / M- I'198 38.00
(italian compilation album covering the life 'n times of famous and most influental black jazz-clarinetist; recordings from 1932 & 1940;)
Sidney Bechet, Sidney De Paris & Jonah Jones
The Fabulous (Blue Note) EX / VG+ U.S.'195 95.00
(orig. U.S. print (w/NYC street address) recorded in November 1951 and August 1953; blowin' Dixie stomps with songs like "that's a plenty", "ballin' the jack", "Avalon", "sweet Georgia Brown", "ding dong daddy";)
Sidney Bechet & Bob Scobey's Frisco Band
Gene Norman Presents (Vogue) VG+ / VG+ F'1953 42.00
french 4-track 7" E.P. recorded LIVE; incl. "summertime", "Saint-Louis Blues", "on the sunny side of the street", "muskrat ramble";)
Charles "Lolo" Bellonzi Quartet
Featuring Glenn Ferris (Night And Day) EX / M-(*) F'1981 65.00
(RARE early 80's french print of strong Jazz piece fronted by drummer Bellonzi; Glenn Ferris blows a most expressive trombone w/his powerlful lyricism and the right feel for 'em wafting streams in spacious halos (created by his art)... Oliver Hutman on piano, and Dominique Lemerle (b)... has a great version of Clifford Brown's "blues walk", (*)there's a vinyl imperfection (also known as "cracklin' sound")at the beginning of the last track, "lush life" ...rather painful for it's such a lovely ballad written by Billy Strayhorn;)
The Louie Bellson Drum Explosion
Matterhorn (Pablo) EX / M- U.S.'1979 55.00
(late 70's U.S. release of conceptual Big-Band oeuvre created by drummer Bellson;Snooky Young on trumpet in the brass section;)
The Benders Distance (Hot) M- / M- U.K.'1985 65.00
(mid-80's orig. U.K. print of top-level Jazz spree by british quartet; there's an evident Trane-ish magic in the works here as pianist Chris Abrahams, saxophonist Jason Morphett, bass-man Lloyd Swanton and drummer Andrew Gander seem to delve a path into that passion-baked abyss where spiritualized (in the sense of intensified URGE) expression serves for food and composed lines do not appear as being easily told from the improvised matter... a rather tight unit w/all orig. material and among the most convincing JAZZ things to be experienced on the shores of the 80's of the 20th century!)
George Benson Swings And Swings And Swings (Parkwood) M / M Can'1986 42.00
(mid-80's recordings by legendary black sax-man (bein' a busy session-man for Motown in the 60's) from Detroit (not to be confounded w/the famous guitarist of the same name!!) ...HOT swingin Jazz-lines accompanied by 3 canadian musicians: Red Schwager on guitar, Archie Alleyne (dr) and Dave Young (b) ..."Jack's place"(7:28) is sweepin' opener... cover of Duke's "do nothing till you hear from me";)
George Benson & Brother Jack McDuff
Same (Prestige) M- / M- D'1977 65.00
(german 70's double-set containing reprints of early 60's albums entitled "the new boss guitar of George Benson" and "hot barbeque"; excellent Bop-guitar/organ grooves w/The Brother Jack McDuff Quartet! Montego Joe & Red Holloway in the line-up! FOC w/liners by Doug Ramsey;)
The John Benson Brooks Trio
Avant Slant(One Plus I=II?) (Decca) EX / EX U.S.'1968 175.00
(a twelve tone collage by U.S. Jazz-trio assisted by inhabitants of the world at large, and assorted vibrations still in orbit... such words are found for the actors also performing on this album; John Clellon Holmes, the Beat-writer of fame, states in the liner-notes to this album: "Avant slant is a collage-in-sound, in which fragments of poetry, pop tunes, radio broadcasts and Feiffer-like babble intermingle to form an aural history of "Right Now". It is also a twelve-tone Jazz concert... an electronic poem composed in several media, and the first example of what may be a radically new art-form. it resulted from a unique collaboration between a creative artist and a technical wizard. the artist is John Benson Brooks, composer, arranger, pianist and philosopher.The wizard and catalyst is Milt Gabler, without whom the the library of recorded music in America would be woefully, even irreperably smaller, as his biography makes all too clear. ...white-label mono promo-press in suitable psychedelic- collage-sleeve;)
Ran Blake Rapport (Novus) M- / M- U.S.'1978 65.00
(late 70's U.S. release (by Arista sub-label) of subtle 'n most expressive small combo Jazz w/Free-Form patterns (on some selections) ...mostly piano(by Blake) and saxophone lines (by either Ricky Ford or Anthony Braxton (1 song) w/occasional bass 'n guitar accompaniments and femme vocals on the beautiful "Wende" w/tasty guitar strokes by Jerome Thomas; cover of George Russel's "the ballad of Hix Blewitt", "you go to my head" (Gillespie/Coots) ...a very special album graced w/ a fantastic front-cover photography by Thomas Zimmerman!)
Art Blakey Hold On,I'm Coming (Limelight) VG++ / EX U.S.'1965 72.00
(mid-60's effort w/Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard, Reggie Johnson, Charles Mangione, Melba Liston, Grant Green; 60's Pop-pieces bein' covered in an exciting way; the funky "got my mojo working", title track by Isaac Hayes...; and the original "Sakeena" white-label mono promo print! expressive collage-sleeve;)
It's Only A Paper Moon/Lester's Left Town (Blue Note) EX / VG++ F'195 55.00
(rare 'n nice late 50's (?) french 45 in pic-sleeve w/Art's portrait (smokin' a cigarette) ...feat. Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt;)
Orgy In Rhythm (Blue Note) EX / EX U.S.'1957 210.00
(blue/white label 2nd print w/43 west 61st N.Y. address on cover (label just mentions New York (no street address) ...feat. Art Taylor, Jo Jones, Sabu, 'Potato' Valdez (congas) Evilio Quintero, Herbie Mann, Ray Bryant, Wendell Marshall...; some killer perco-brews on here!!)
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers
Casino/The "Biddie Griddies" (Savoy/Musidisc) EX / VG++ F'195 42.00
(rare 'n nice late 50's (?) french 45 in pic-sleeve (live-photo of that legendary drummer on front)
Des Femmes Disparaissent (Philips) M- / EX J'198 65.00
(deluxe japanese print of RARE Soundtrack orig. recorded/ released(?) in the late 50's!)
Drum Suite (CBS) M- / M- NL'1957 55.00
(80's dutch re-print of strong perco-diven jazz piece (orig. recorded in 1956/57 and released on Columbia w/a spooky mask-sleeve!) w/afro-latino overtones; incl."oscalypso" (hell-raisin' drum-heaven w/ Oscar Pettiford's bass-work sounding if he had some primeordial fuzz-tone switched on!!)  ..."cubano chant"; different cover to the orig. print)
Kyoto (Mercury) M- / M- D'1984 42.00
(mid-80's german reprint of early 60's(?) recordings in sextet-form plus Wellington Blakey on vocs on the captivating "Wellington's blues"! ...line-up starring Wayne Shorter on tenor sax, Freddie Hubbard (t) Curtis Fuller (tr) Cedar Walton (p) Reggie Workman (b) ...title-track written by Hubbard!)
Mosaic (Blue Note) EX / EX U.S.'195 110.00
(2nd print of scarce late 50's album; starring Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Wayne Shorter, Cedar Walton, Jymie Merritt; incl. the great "Arabia" (written by Curtis Fuller)
Olympia Concert (Fontana) VG++ / EX F'1959 72.00
(french orig. print of this Great Concert late in 1958 in Paris; feat. Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons, Jimmy Merritt and Benny Golson; incl. "justice" (Th.Monk)
Sakeena (President) EX / VG++ F'195 42.00
(rare 'n nice late 50's (?) french 45 in pic-sleeve w/Art's portrait (smokin' a pipe); the song has two parts; feat. Johnny griffin on tenor sax, Bill Hardman on trumpet, "Sabu" Martinez on conga drum, Spanky Debrest (b) and Sam Dockery (p)
Same (Impulse!) EX / VG++ U.S.'1961 125.00
(early 60's release in Mono of HOT Bop strutter! starring Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, Jymie Merritt; incl. "Alamode", "invitation", "circus", "gee baby, ain't I good to you"; FOC;)
Soul Finger (Limelight) EX / VG++ U.S.'1965 65.00
(mid-60's effort w/Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard, Lucky Thompson, Gary Bartz...; inc. "the hub" (Freddie Hubbard) ...2nd-cover-print has no FOC 'n photos;)
Paul Bley Ballads (ECM) EX / EX D'1971 55.00
(orig. german print of 1967 recordings feat. either Gary Peacock or Mark Levinson on bass, Barry Altschul (dr) ...all songs written by Anette Peacock; ...Avant-Bop w/intriguing lyricism and a mind to falter;)
Paul Bley Quintet Barrage (Esp-Disk) M- / M- U.S.'1964 110.00
(rare mid-60's release on this adventurous U.S. Counter-Cult label; steamin' Free-Form vibed compositions by Carla Bley performed by Paul Bley on piano, Dewey Johnson(tr) Eddie Gomez(b) Milford Graves(perc) Marshall Allen on alto-sax; top shape;)
Paul Bley Trio Closer (Esp-Disk) SS / SS U.S.'1965 110.00
(rare mid-60's release on this adventurous U.S. Counter-Cult label; sparse melodic piano-lines w/bass 'n drum-brewings by Steve Swallow & Barry Altshul; vibes of free-form-avant patterns buildin' tension... rather poetic images! all songs on A-side composed by Carla Bley; still sealed orig. print!!)
Closer (Esp-Disk) M- / EX U.S.'1965 95.00
(rare mid-60's release on this adventurous U.S. Counter-Cult label; sparse melodic piano-lines w/bass 'n drum-brewings by Steve Swallow & Barry Altshol; vibes of free-form-avant patterns buildin' tension... rather poetic images! all songs on A-side composed by Carla Bley;)
Francy Boland - The Orchestra
Blue Flame (MPS) EX / EX D'1976 42.00
(mid-70's german print of debut album by pianist, conductor & arranger Boland; Kenny Wheeler in the line-up and so are Tony Coe, Sahib Shihab on baritone sax; incl. 2 Jerome Kern compositions;)
Joe Bonner & Johnny Dyani Suburban Fantasies (Steeple Chase) M / M- DK'1983 55.00
(80's release by this quality danish label; piano 'n bass venture laden w/windy impressions 'n touching a bluesy spark;)
Joanne Brackeen Keyed Up (CBS) EX / EX NL'1979 38.00
(late 70's dutch release of tension-packed Fusion-edged Jazz-venture by this lady-pianist accompanied by Eddie Gomez on bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums; FOC;)
Bridgewater Brothers Lightning And Thunder (Denon) M / M J'1978 95.00
(late 70's RARE japanese print of audiophile PCM recordings from 1977 by black quintet feat. Cecil Bridgewater on trumpet, Ron Bridgewater(ts) Stanley Cowell(p) Reggie Workman(b) and Michael Carvin on drums; there's some exciting Free-Form-Jazz melt-down on the sidelong title-track!! w/inserts;)
Nick Brignola This Is It! (Priam) EX / EX U.S.'197 65.00
(U.S. baritone-sax man switchin' to alto, flute, bass & saxello drawing recognition & following thru' various appearances on european jazz-festivals in the early 70's; he performes in quartet form on this platter; feat. Reese Marke (piano, flute) Glen Moore (b) Dick Berk(dr) ...flashing thru' the rich traditions of U.S. Jazz!)
Gustaw Brom Big Band Jazz Jamboree (Muza) VG++ / VG++ Pol'1976 52.00
(70's orig. poland print of fine Big Band Jazz Live-performance by polish artist; Brom has the whole B-side w/a cover of Erroll Garner's "misty" (w/vocs) the A-side has RHYTHM COMBINATION & BRASS w/Peter Herbolzheimer as leader! recorded at Congress Hall in Warsaw in 1975;)
Marion Brown Afternoon Of A Georgia Faun (ECM) M / M- / Cc. U.S.'1970 55.00
(early 70's U.S. print of percussion dominated Free-Form-Avant-Jazz project feat. Benny Maupin, Anthony Braxton, Andrew Cyrille, Chick Corea, Billy Malone on an african double reed instrument from Tansania... and the voice of Jeanne Lee (well known from the Sun Ra Arkestra)
November Cotton Flower (Baystate) M / M- J'1979 75.00
(late 70's japanese release of most poetic Jazz venture w/Latin flavours on 2 tracks where Karl Rausch adds some acoustic guitar lines! there's flashes of expressive/lyrical Free-Form jammin' too!Brown on alto sax, Hilton Luiz (p) Earl May (b) and Warren Smith on drums; w/insert;)
Dave Brubeck Octet Same (Fantasy) M / M D'198 36.00
(80's german re-release of recordings from 1956; "how high the moon", "the way you look tonight", "September in the rain", "what is this thing called love"...;)
Dave Brubeck Quartet Dave Digs Disney (CBS) M / M NL'198 34.00
(80's dutch reprint of Columbia album CL 1059 released in 1958; recordings from 1957; all Walt Disney movie scores.... "Alice in wonderland", "someday my prince will come", "when you wish upon a star" (from "pinocchio")
Jazz Impressions Of Eurasia (Columbia) EX / VG++ U.S.'1958 65.00
(orig. "eye-label"-print; incl."nomad", "Calcutta Blues" ...Brubecks's travels thru' East-Europe and Asia in the late 50's bore fruit on this impressive east-west-ethno project;)
Jazz Impressions Of Japan (Columbia) M- / M- U.S.'1964 95.00
(orig. 360-label mono print of this fascinating mid-60's eastern-flavoured Jazz dazzler diving into japanese culture;)
Jazz Impressions Of Japan (Columbia) EX / M- U.S.'1964 75.00
(orig. 360-label stereo print of this fascinating mid-60's eastern-flavoured Jazz dazzler diving into japanese culture;)
Time Further Out (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'196 110.00
(orig. "eyes-label" MONO print of this late 50's / early 60's (?) release ... sub-title states " a Blues Suite by Dave Brubeck"; incl. "Bru's Boogie Woogie" , "blue shadows in the street" , "unsquare dance", "Maori blues" ... ; a painting by Joan Miro is gracing the front-sleeve!)
Time Out (Columbia) EX / M- U.S.'1959 Sold
(orig. "eyes-label" MONO print of this all-time Jazz-CLASSIC feat. "Take five" and "blue rondo à la turk" ...comes in really nice shape!!)
Time Out (Columbia) M- / M- U.S.'1959 SOLD
(orig. "eyes-label" stereo print of this all-time Jazz-CLASSIC feat. "Take five" and "blue rondo à la turk" ...comes in really beautiful shape!!)
Ray Bryant Alone With The Blues (Prestige) EX / EX U.S.'1970 SOLD
(purple-label re-print (w/logo on top) of rare early 60's album originally released on New Jazz; tasty, expressive solo-piano strolls thru' reeds o' shady Blues by a true master of the genre;)
Alone With The Blues (New Jazz) M- / EX U.S.'196 SOLD
(orig. purple-label print in "status"-cover (2nd print from around '64) ...tasty, expressive solo-piano strolls thru' reeds o' shady Blues by a true master of the genre;)
Ray Bryant Trio Gotta Travel On (Cadet) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1966 52.00
(orig. U.S.print od mid-60's release; cover-version of Milt Jackson's "bag's groove"; Clark Terry and Snooky Young are featured on 3 tracks;)
Same (Status) M- / VG++ U.S.'196 75.00
(orange-label print in orig. "New Jazz" -sleeve! 2nd print from the mid-60's of this early 60's piano fronted trio-BOP venture feat. Ike Isaacs on bass 'n Specs Wright on drums; tasty, expressive piano strolls doin' John Lewis' "Django" (famous from MJQ), "golden earrings", "the thrill is gone")
Milton Buckner Organ,Chicago,March 1961 (Musidisc) M- / M- F'197 42.00
(late 70's french print of prev. unreleased (?) sessions from 1961 performed as a trio; Buckner at the organ, Johnny Pate on bass and Maurice Sinclair on drums; tasty ballads 'n bouncin' mid-tempo strolls; incl. "I'm just a lucky so and so", "almost lost my mind", "little white lies"...;)
Teddy Buckner Au Festival De Jazz De Cannes (Vogue) EX / VG++ F'196 34.00
(orig. french single starring J. C. Heard on drums; recorded live incl. "roayal garden blues" and "muskrat ramble"; nice pic-sleeve;)
Teddy Buckner & His New Orleans Band
Down By The River Side/South Rampart Street Parade (Vogue) EX / VG+ F'196 34.00
(orig. french single w/great live-photo on front;)
Dave Burrell Echo (Affinity) M- / M- U.K.'197 65.00
(late 70's U.K. 2nd print of 1969 Paris recordings of wild Free-Form-Jazz dimension created by Burrell on piano, Archie Shepp, Alan Silva, Sunny Murray, Grachan Moncur III, Arthur Jones...; 2 side-long excursions! orig. released on the french Byg label;)
Lush Life (Denon) M- / EX J'1979 65.00
(late 70's orig. japanese print of most expressive 'n poetic piano works w/bass accompaniment (by Takashi Mizihashi) cover of Duke's "come Sunday" & "in a sentimental mood"; w/insert; small tear on front cover;)
Round Midnight (Denon) M- / M- J'1979 75.00
(late 70's orig. japanese print of most expressive 'n poetic piano works w/bass accompaniment (by Takashi Mizihashi) ...cover of Monk's "straight, no chaser" & "blue Monk" ...plus title-track of course"; w/insert;)
Teardrops For Jimmy (Denon Jazz) M- / M- J'1978 65.00
(late 70's orig. japanese print of most expressive solo-piano works by black pianist; cover of Duke's "sophisticated lady"; w/insert;)
Kenny Burrell Blue Lights Volume 2 (Blue Note) M- / EX U.S.'197 65.00
(70's U.S. reprint of rare Blue Note album recorded in the early/ mid-60's w/Louis Smith on trumpet, Junior Cook & Tina Brooks on tenor saxes, Duke Jordan & Bobby Timmons on piano, Sam Jones (b) and Art Blakey (dr)
Blue Moods (Prestige) M- / M- J'1979 75.00
(late 70's japanese reprint of this great, bluesy masterpiece (recorded in 1957) feat. Cecil Payne on baritone sax, Tommy Flanagan (p) Doug Watkins (b) and Elvin Jones on drums; incl. "drum boogie", "perception"; w/ insert-sheet;)
Ellington Is Forever Vol.2 (Fantasy) M- / M- F'1977 55.00
(french orig. issue of volume 2 in a serie of payin' tribute to Duke Ellington; mid-70's sessions starring such greats as Nat Adderley, Snooky Young, Gary Bartz, Joe Henderson, Jerome Richardson, Jimmy Smith, Jimmy Jones, Philly Joe Jones...; produced by Kenny Burrell, who (of course) plays a fine guitar here!! FOC w/notes;)
Jazzmen From Detroit (Byg) EX / EX F'1970 75.00
(french issue of rare Savoy-recordings dating back to 1956; feat. Pepper Adams, Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers & Kenny Clarke; incl."Tom's thumb", "cotton tail", "afternoon in Paris"; FOC; liner-notes in french;)
Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane
Same (Prestige) M- / M- D'1976 55.00
(mid-70's german double-pack containing to albums prev. released as Kenny Burrell with John Coltrane on New Jazz 8276) and The Cats (New Jazz 8217) ...the latter recorded under the leadership of Tommy Flanagan on piano; feat. Paul Chambers, Louis Hayes, Jimmy Cobb, Idrees Sulieman and Doug Watkins; FOC with notes by Joe Goldberg;)
Ann Burton & Louis Van Dyke
Collection (Artone) EX / M- NL'1976 55.00
(mid-70's dutch release of double-set of a nice gathering of songs by white Vocal-Jazz lady assisted by Louis Van Dyke on piano... plus saxes, bass 'n drums; incl. some Gershwin ballads ..."the shadow of your smile", "here's that rainy day", "go away little boy" (Goffin/King) and a hot version of  "Sunny" (B. Hebb)
Gary Burton Times Square (ECM) EX / EX D'1978 55.00
(late 70's effort; Roy Haynes plays drums, Tiger Okoshi (dr) and Steve Swallow on bass-guitar; renditions of 2 Keith Jarrett compositions;)
Jaki Byard Hi-Fly (New Jazz) M- / M- U.S.'1980 75.00
(1980 japanese reprint of RARE 'n GREAT 1962-recorded trio-Bop gem revealing its full potential on "here to hear" a kaleidoscoptic play of emotions...; incl. "round midnight", "blues in the closet"...; Ron Carter on bass and Pete La Roca (dr)
Out Front! (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1965 225.00
(blue-label orig. print of fascinating mid-60's Be-Bop thing by innovative piano-legend; feat. Booker Ervin, Bob Cranshaw, Ron Carter, Walter Perskin, Roy Haynes...; incl."european episode" (12:05)
Donald Byrd Chant (Blue Note) M- / M- U.S.'1979 65.00
(U.S. late 70's orig. issue of prev. unreleased recordings from 1961! ...Pepper Adams on baritone sax, Herbie Hancock on piano, Doug Watkins (b) Eddy Robinson (dr) ...incl."I'm an old cowhand", "great god", title track...; notes by release-producer Michael Cuscuna;)
House Of Byrd (Prestige) M- / M- F'1976 55.00
(mid-70's french double-set containing 2 albums prev. released on Prestige label in the late 50's: "two trumpets" (PR 7062) w/Art Farmer on a great 14 minutes plus version of Miles Davis' "dig"... and "The Young Bloods" (PR 7080) feat. Al Haig on piano, Phil Woods on alto sax...; incl. a version of Charlie Parker's "Dewey Square"! FOC w/liners by Ira Steingroot;)
Kofi (Blue Note) M / VG++ U.S.'1995 38.00
(prev. unreleased recordings from '69/'70; intense proto-Fusion/Jazz-Rock ventures brewin' the bitches on the 8:30 "Elmina"-Track; feat. Frank Foster, Ron Carter, Wally Richardson (g) Airto, Dom Um Romao, Bob Cranshaw...;)
Kofi (Blue Note) SS / SS U.S.'1995 65.00
(prev. unreleased recordings from '69/'70; intense proto-Fusion/Jazz-Rock ventures brewin' the bitches on the 8:30 "Elmina"-Track; feat. Frank Foster, Ron Carter, Wally Richardson (g) Airto, Dom Um Romao, Bob Cranshaw...;)
Kofi (Blue Note) M- / M- U.S.'1995 52.00
(prev. unreleased recordings from '69/'70; intense proto-Fusion/Jazz-Rock ventures brewin' the bitches on the 8:30 "Elmina"-track; feat. Frank Foster, Ron Carter, Wally Richardson (g) Airto, Dom Um Romao, Bob Cranshaw...;)

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