Jazz E-F

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Charels Earland Kharma (Prestige) M- / EX / Cc. U.S.'1974 55.00
(U.S. print of mid-70's album (recorded LIVE at the Montreux Jazz Festival) by Jazz-organ-groovin'  maestro; w/Clifford Adams, Jon Faddis on trumpet, Aurell Ray (guitar) Ron Carter on e-bass (2 tracks)Dave Hubbard & George Johnson...; incl. "suite for Martin Luther King" in 2 parts!)
Teddy Edwards Quartet Out Of This World (Steeple Chase) M- / M- DK'1981 65.00
(orig. danish print of 1980 recordings led by tenor sax man Edwards, accompanied by Kenny Drew (p) Billy Hart (dr) and Jesper Lundgard on bass; has an excellent 8:25 version of "summertime";)
Roy Eldridge Little Jazz And The Jimmy Ryan All-Stars (Pablo) EX / EX U.S.'1975 55.00
(mid-70's recordings by legendary trumpeter Roy Eldridge (and he also sings here!) Major Holley on bass, Eddie Locke on drums, Dick Katz on piano... plus trombone, saxes 'n clarinet! great version of "St.James infirmary", "Bourbon Street", "between the devil and the deep blue sea"...; "Little Jazz" by the way is Roy Eldridge's nick-name!)
Les Elgart The Band Of The Year (Columbia) VG++ / VG+ U.S.'195 42.00
(orig. U.S dark-red/silver label mono print;)
For Dancers Also (Columbia) EX / VG+ U.S.'195 52.00
(orig. U.S red label (w/"eyes") mono print;)
Duke Ellington Autumn Leaves (Mr.Pickwick) EX / EX F'197 34.00
(mid-70's french print of nice compilation album; incl. "the sheik of Araby", "poor butterfly", "mood indigo", "blue Harlem", "don't get around much anymore", "solitude", "dancing in the dark" ...plus title track of course;)
Carnegie Hall Concert 1943 (Jazz Society) M / M F'197 42.00
(70's french release; incl. "take the "A" train", "honeysuckle rose", "ring dem bells", "tea for two"...;)
The Intimate Ellington (Pablo) EX / EX U.S.'1971 55.00
(late 60's/early 70's recordings of tasty, laid-back moods...; almost every track has a different small-band line-up; "moon maiden" has Duke on celeste and he sings! Most useful liner-notes by Stanley Dance;)
Money Jungle (United Artists Jazz) VG++ / VG+(+) U.S.'1962 145.00
(early 60's orig. Mono print of this fascinating Jazz gem performed as a trio feat. Duke (who displays the scope of four decades of musical experience!) Charles Mingus, heralded bass virtuoso & Max Roach on drums! ...an incredible tight unit kindlin' a firework on title track! rare piece!)
New Orleans Suite (Atlantic) EX / EX U.S.'1971 52.00
(U.S. 2nd label print (in FOC) of great 1970 recodings starring Cootie Williams, Wild Bill Davis at the organ on "blues for New Orleans", Harold Ashby, Julian Priester...etc. songs are mostly portraits of legendary New Orleans artists such as Mahalia Jackson, Sidney Bechet, Wellman Braud, Louis Armstrong...; liners by Stanley Dance;)
Paris Blues (United Artists) M- / EX U.S.'196 95.00
(orig. Mono print of great early 60's Soundtrack to the movie of the same name (starring
Paul Newman & Sidney Poitier!) the soundtrack has Louis Armstrong featured!! Black label print in beauty shape!)
Sophisticated Ellington (RCA) M- / M U.S.'1981 42.00
(early 80's U.S. print of double-set reissue containing recordings from the 40's & 60's but also some selections dating back to the 20's of the 20th century;)
Volume III (Everest) EX / EX U.S.'197 28.00
(early 70's U.S. issue of recordings dating back to 1937 at The Cotton Club and 1940 at The Southland in Boston;)
Duke Ellington And His
Orchestra
The Age Of Ellington (RCA) EX / EX U.S.'197 75.00
(mid-70's (?) U.S. triple-album compilation-release in triple-fold sleeve w/huge booklet insert; songs for this collection (stretchin' from 1927 to 1967) have been chosen by Derek Jewell;)
Rare Broadcast Recordings 1952 (Musidisc) M / M F'197 42.00
(late 70's french print; feat. Clark Terry, Wendell Marshall...; incl. "basin street blues" (w/a lot of shoutin' in the back!) Ray Nance sings...; Count Basie's "one o'clock jump"!)
Take The "A" Train/The Mooche (Philips) VG++ / VG++ U.K.'195 55.00
(orig. U.K. single-release from the 50's (?) w/pic-sleeve that has a portrait of Duke; Betty Roché sings on the title track!!)
The Uncollected-Vol.1 (Decca) M / M D'1978 52.00
(late 70's german orig. release of prev. unreleased material; recordings (for radio use only) from 1946; incl. "take the "A" train", "passion flower", "the eighth veils"...;)
The Uncollected-Vol.5 (Decca) M / M D'1978 52.00
(late 70's german orig. release of prev. unreleased material; recordings (for radio use only) from 1947; incl. "take the "A" train", "frisky", "frustration", "how high the moon", "jumpin' punkins"...;)
Up In Duke's Workshop (Pablo) M / M U.S.'1979 55.00
(late 70's U.S. print of all New York recorded sessions... like "the intimate Ellington" (also released on Pablo earlier) ...this is an album consisting of excerpts from what Duke used to refer to as "the stockpile", an accumulation of recordings made in studios all around the U.S. and Canada... and Europe; all late 60's/early 70's recordings incl."black butterfly", "wanderlust", "neo-creole"...; liners by Stanley Dance;)
The Duke Ellington Orchestra Digital Duke (GRP) M / M D'1986 52.00
(this album is dedicated to the master; the orchestra that feat. Branford Marsalis, Clark Terry, Norris Tuney, Roland Hana, Al Grey... is conducted by Mercer Ellington; Dave Grusin produced this digitally mastered venture; songs incl. "satin doll", "perdido", "take the A train"...; w/inner-sleeve that has the line-ups (w/photos) and liners by Leonard Feather;)
Duke Ellington & Count Basie
First Time! (CBS) EX / VG++ F'196 55.00
(orig. french print of GREAT meeting of 2 hot Jazz orchestras! ... incl. "take the "A" train" , "jumpin' at the Woodside" , "wild man"  & "battle roayal" (both songs from the movie "Paris Blues") ... has a nice cover art!)
Duke Ellington & Bobby Hackett
Goodyear Jazz Concert (CBS Special Products Division) EX / VG++ U.S.'196 55.00
(rare U.S. silver/blue label mono print of Soundtrack to the movie of the same name; feat. Duke Ellinton & Bobby Hackett (each of them has one side of the album) ...incl. "take the A train", "things ain't what thgey used to be", "satin doll"...;)
Don Ellis How Time Passes (Candid) EX / EX I'1960 38.00
(italian 80's reprint in original sleeve of 1960 recordings; feat. Jaki Byard, Ron Carter & Charlie Persip; incl. the sidelong "improvisational suite #1";)
New Ideas (New Jazz) M / M- U.S.'1961 SOLD
(beauty-shape orig. purple-label print; feat.Jaki Byard, Al Francis(vibraphone) Ron Carter(b) and Charlie Persip on drums... THE NEW DON ELLIS QUINTET!;)
New Ideas (Prestige/Bellaphon) M- / EX D'197 SOLD
(early 70's german print (in different sleeve than the U.S. issue!) early 60's recorded BOP classic feat. Jaki Byard, Al Francis (vibraphone) Ron Carter (b) and Charlie Persip on drums; orig. released on the New Jazz label;)
Out Of Nowhere (Candid) EX / EX I'1961 38.00
(italian 80's reprint in original sleeve of 1961 recordings; feat. Paul Bley on piano and Steve Swallow on bass; cover of  "my funy valentine";)
Booker Ervin The Freedom Book (Prestige) M- / EX(*) U.S.'1964 SOLD
(black/yellow-label orig. print of RARE mid-60's Bop-racer by tenor legend; feat. Jaki Byard, Richard Davis, Alan Dawson (dr) ...plays a real nice EX w/ exception of one short track that has an audible mark (*)
The Freedom Book (Prestige) M- / M- U.S.'1964 Sold
(orig. black/yellow-label print!! ...a real Bop racer feat. Jaki Byard, Richard Davis and Alan Dawson; incl. "a lunar tune", "a day to mourn" ...rare item in truly nice nick!)
The Song Book (Prestige) M! / M-! U.S.'1964 SOLD
(orig. U.S. print(in pristine shape!) of stone classic mid-60's Bop classic feat. Tommy Flanagan,Richard davis & Alan Dawson(dr) incl. Gershwin's "our love is here to stay";)
The Space Book (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1965 SOLD
(orig. blue-label print (w/logo on right) ...a real Bop racer feat. Jaki Byard, Richard Davis and Alan Dawson; great space-photo-shot on front cover; incl. "mojo" (9:40)
The Esoteric Circle George Russell Presents (Flying Dutchman) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1971 95.00
(early 70's U.S. orig. print of great Fusion piece w/Free-Form-Jazz fever 'n drivin' Jazz-Rock slopes; The Esoteric Circle consists of 4 norwegian musician: Jan Garbarek, Terje Rypdal, Jon Christensen and Arild Anderson; a most expressive venture by this rather tight unit sparklin' w/ technical skill avoidin' hi-wire walkin' for the sake of some exhibition's pill!!  ..the band is being presented by George Russell with whom they have studied! FOC w/liner by Nat Hentoff;)
European Jazz Quintet Same (Ego) M- / M- D'1978 55.00
(late 70's release by small german label; strong performances by Alan ASkidmore, Gerd Dudek, Leszek Zadlo, Ali Hourand and Pierre Courbois; Joe Haider produced;)
Doc Evans And His Dixiecats Black Snake Blues (Society) VG++ / VG++ U.K.'196 55.00
(U.K. orig. mono - print of HOT Dixie-Jazz brewing fronted by master cornetist! incl. " New Orleans joys" , "black snake Blues" , "Mr. Jelly Lord" , organ grinder Blues" ...; cute sleeve!)
Bill Evans Waltz For Debbie (Riverside) EX / EX NL'1961 SOLD
(orig. holland print of Live-recorded Bop gem feat. Scott LaFaro & Paul Motion; incl. "milestones" (Miles Davis)
Bill Evans Trio At The Montreux Jazz Festival (Verve) M- / M- F'198 52.00
(80's french reprint of excellent trio-performance recorded live in Montreux in '68; cover of Miles Davis' "Nardis" (7:51)
Gil Evans Priestess (Antilles) M- / M- U.S.'1977 52.00
(late 70's effort by master composer/arranger; title-track spins sidelong 'n stirs some funky moves! line-up starrs Marvin "Hannibal" Peterson, David Sanborn, Arthur Blyte, Howard Johnson, George Adams, Lew Soloff (tr) Keith Loving (guit)...; cover of Mingus' "orange was the color of her dress then silk blue";)
The Gil Evans Orchestra Out Of The Cool (MCA/Impulse!) VG++ / EX D'197 55.00
(german print from around the mid-70's in FOC of this premier Classic Big band venture from the early 60's; feat. Elvin Jones, Ron Carter, Ray Crawford (guit) Charlie Persip...; incl. GeorgeRussel's "stratusphunk")
Art Farmer Early Art (Prestige) EX / EX J'1977 65.00
(late 70's japanese reprint of early 60's NEW JAZZ release containing recordings from 1954; feat. Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Kenny Clarke, Percy Heath...; black/yellow label;)
Art Farmer & Donald Byrd Trumpets All Out (Prestige) SS! / SS! U.S.'1964 225.00
(orig. mid-60's release of double-set in thick FOC; blue-label print(w/logo on right) ...two trumpet masters whippin' the cream w/assistance by Jackie McLean, Barry Harris, Doug Watkins, Addison Farmer, Art Taylor...; incl. "dig" (Miles Davis) & "'round midnight"; still sealed!!!)
Trumpets All Out (Prestige) M / M- U.S.'1964 165.00
(orig. mid-60's release of double-set in thick FOC; blue-label print(w/logo on right) ...two trumpet masters whippin' the cream w/assistance by Jackie McLean, Barry Harris, Doug Watkins, Addison Farmer, Art Taylor...; incl. "dig" (Miles Davis) & "'round midnight"; top shape!!)
The Firehouse Five Plus Two The Firehouse Five Story Vol.2 (Good Time Jazz) EX / EX U.S.'196 55.00
(60's orig. U.S. release of mid-50's recordings of good-timey Dixie-Jazz moods incl. "Frankie & Johnny", "St. Louis Blues", "Wabash blues", "just a stomp at twilight"...; khool cover-art and liners by Lester Koenig;)
The Firehouse Five Story Vol.2 (Good Time Jazz) EX / VG++ U.S.'196 52.00
(60's orig. U.S. release of mid-50's recordings of good-timey Dixie-Jazz moods incl. "Frankie & Johnny", "St. Louis Blues", "wabash blues", "just a stomp at twilight"...; khool cover-art and liners by Lester Koenig;)
Ella Fitzgerald Ella À Nice (Pablo Live) M / M- D'1983 55.00
(german 80's release of Live recordings at Théatre De Verdure in Nice in 1971; Tommy Flanagan on piano, Ed Thigpen (dr) Frank De la Rosa(b) cover of "summertime" ...a few Cole Porter writings plus a Gershwin medley...;)
Lady Time (Pablo) M / M U.S.'1978 55.00
(great late 70's effort by one of the great ladies in Vocal-Jazz; Jackie Davis at the organ (some great lines!!) & Louie Bellson on drums; covers of Weill's  "Mack the knife", Buddy Johnson's  "since I fell for you"...;)
The Tommy Flanagan Trio Eclypso (Enja) EX / EX D'1977 52.00
(strong 70's effort by renowned piano-wizard backed by George Mraz(b) and Elvin Jones on drums(!!) great renditions of 2 Charlie Parker numbers, "oleo" (Sonny Rollins)...; an impressive album!)
Jimmy Forrest Forrest Fire (New Jazz) EX / EX U.S.'1962 Sold
(orig. purple-label print of early 60's Bop-groover by tenor-sax man feat. Larry Young at the organ, Thornel Schwartz on guitar & Jimmy Smith on drums; incl. "bag's groove"; rare vinyl dude!)
Out Of The Forrest (Prestige/Status) M- / VG++ U.S.'1965 75.00
(black/yellow-label print in "status" cover (2nd print) ...feat. Joe Zawinul on piano, Tommy Porter plays bass & Clarence Johnston beats the drums; recorded in April '61;)
Sit Down And Relax With (Status) M- / EX U.S.'1964 75.00
(orange label 2nd print from the mid-60's; recorded in September '61 feat. Calvin Newborn on guitar, Tommy Porter on bass, Hugh Lawson(p) and Clarendon Johnston on drums; incl. "tuxedo junction")
Soul Street (New Jazz) M- / M-! U.S.'1964 210.00
(orig. purple-label print in top shape of this hot Big Band (the Oliver Nelson Big Band) driven groover that also has tracks performed as a quintet & sextet; incl. the Mancini-typo "experiment in terror" w/cool guitar line by Mundell Lowe;)
Alex Foster & John Lewis Transaxdrum Vol.1 (Finite) VG++ / EX U.S.'1977 65.00
(RARE 70's small-label release of most expressive Free-Form-Jazz jammin' feat. Alex Foster on sax & Lewis on drums;)
Ronnie Foster Live At Montreux (Blue Note) EX / EX U.S.'1974 52.00
(orig. U.S. print of live organ-fronted grooves recorded at Montreux, Switzerland; Gregory Miller on guitar and Marvin Chappel on drums; incl. Seals & Crofts' "east of ginger trees" (11:48)
Pete Fountain New Orleans All Stars (Everest) EX / EX U.S.'197 42.00
(70's U.S. release of 1957 LIVE-recordings by New Orleans clarinetist; these 2 vinyl sides capture him at his peak w/songs like "sensation rag", "bayou blues", "St. James infirmary", "south rampart street parade"...;)
Léon Francioli Nolilanga (Évasion) M- / M- CH'1970 155.00
(very rare early 70's release on swiss collectable label that flung out some sought-after Rock & Folk-Rock albums in the early 70's... SPOT, HAND, PROUD MARY...; this is Stephen Sulke engineered Free-Form-Jazz brewings fronted by Francioli as bassist, feat. Alain Petitmermet & Pierre Favre on drums, Alan Skidmore on tenor- & sopran-sax, Pierre Cullaz on guitar...; FOC; top shape!)
Free Music One And Two Same (Esp-Disk) M / M- U.S.'1968 95.00
(late 60's release on this adventurous cult-label; Free-Form-Jazz total feat. Pierre Courbois on drums; red/ black-label design w/band pictured!!)
Same (Esp-Disk) M / M U.S.'1968 125.00
(late 60's release on this adventurous cult-label; Free-Form-Jazz total feat. Pierre Courbois on drums; b&w label design w/band pictured!!)
Same (Esp-Disk) M / M- U.S.'1968 95.00
(late 60's release on this adventurous cult-label; Free-Form-Jazz total feat. Pierre Courbois on drums; pink-lilac label-design w/ESP lettering;)
Bob Freedman Journeys Of Odysseus (Cobblestone) M- / EX / Co. U.S.'1972 75.00
(early 70's U.S. coneptual Big Band venture having that famous greek saga for theme; the orchestra (strings 'n horns) is assambled by Jerome Richardson, composed & conducted by Bob Freedman; feat. Ron Carter or Richard Davis on bass, guitars by Jay Berliner or "Bucky" Pizarelli, plus narrations; ...just in case you don't hear (you sure SENSE it!) any percussion on this, there's nothing wrong w/your ossicles... there are just NO DRUMS (!) featured! comes in beautiful FOC w/impressive illustrations of the adventures of this primordial human hero!)
Journeys Of Odysseus (Cobblestone) EX / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1972 65.00
(early 70's U.S. coneptual Big Band venture having that famous greek saga for theme; the orchestra (strings 'n horns) is assambled by Jerome Richardson, composed & conducted by Bob Freedman; feat. Ron Carter or Richard Davis on bass, guitars by Jay Berliner or "Bucky" Pizarelli plus narrations; just in case you don't hear (you sure SENSE it!) any percussion on this, there's nothing wrong w/your ossicles... there are just NO DRUMS (!) featured! ...comes in beautiful FOC w/impressive illustrations of the adventures of this primordial human hero!)
Chico Freeman Kings Of Mali (India Navigation) EX / EX U.S.'1978 95.00
(amplified myths according to the history of the griots, the messengers, storytellers and historians of one of the biggest empires in world-history: Mali! ...percussion driven, colorful sounds created  with vibes and african baliophone (Jay Hoggard) Cecil McBee(b) Anthony Davis (p) various percussions by Famoudou Don Moye and the expressive tenor-and soprano sax (along w/flute) by Chico Freeman;)
Don Friedman Trio Flashback (Riverside) M- / M- J'1975 75.00
(mid-70's japanese print of RARE & GREAT 1963 recordings/release by supreme white Jazz-pianist from San Francisco; accompanied by Dick Kniss (b) and Dick Berg (dr) ...his 3rd album for Riverside, kept mostly in trad-oriented boundaries w/exception of title-track and "ochre" fondlin' a most refreshing Chamber-bred Avant-Spook! w/insert-sheet and liners on back-sleeve by Dan Morgenstern;)
Curtis Fuller Crankin' (Mainstream) EX / EX U.S.'197 65.00
(early 70's orig. print in nice uni-pak-jacket of this dynamic Fusion-flavored electric-Jazz groover w/ hot line-up feat. Stanley Clark, Lenny White, Bill Washer (on guitar) Bill Hardman, George Cables, Ray Moros; incl. the extended "maze" (10:58) reviving some vintage Jazz Messengers magic and "spirit" slants down w/funky temper and a blazin' fuzz-guitar lead! Bob Shad of course produced;)
Harashima Fumio Piranha (Whynot) VG+(*) / M- J'1975 55.00
(mid-70's orig. japanese print (w/insert) of trio Jazz venture led by pianist Fumio w/bass 'n drums accompaniment; has a great 10 minutes plus of J. J. Johnson's "lament"; (*)sleeve has suffered from a glue-damage due to outerbag come under pressure... or the likes (?) ...so don't remove the bag ...else you tear up the cover!)

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