Jazz I-K

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Takeshi Inomata
& Akira Sakata
Blue Heaven (Audio Lab.) M- / M- J'1978 75.00
(late 70's rare japanese direct-to-disc/audiophile print of duo Free-Form-Jazz excursion by drummer Inomata and Sakata on alto clarinet & alto sax; recorded live in a music hall and the record is to be played at 45 rpm;)
The Calvin Jackson Quartet Same (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'195 110.00
(rare white-label promo print of late 50's(?) piano Bop grooves feat. Peter Appleyard on vibraphone, Johnny Elwood on bass, Howard Reay on drums; incl. "love me or leave me" (15:10)
The Milt Jackson Quartet Same (Prestige/Carrère) M / M F'198 42.00
(early 80's french reprint of rare album recorded in 1955 (and partly(?) released also as "Soul Pioneers" on Prestige in the early 60's (?) w/Horace Silver on piano, Percy Heath on bass & Connie Kay(dr); incl. "my funny valentine";)
Soul Pioneers (Prestige) M! / M-! U.S.'1962 225.00
(early 60's U.S. orig. black/yellow-label print in TOP shape! recorded in 1955 w/Horace Silver on piano, Percy Heath on bass & Connie Kay(dr); incl. "my funny valentine";)
Milt Jackson With The Ray Brown Big Band
Memphis Jackson (Impulse!) M / M- U.S.'1972 95.00
(still sealed(!)orig. print of great Big-band sounds; plenty o' gospel-soul in the grooves; feat. Ernie Watts, Joe Sample, Wilton Felder, Paul Humphries, Victor Feldman...;)
Milt Jackson & Hubert Laws Goodbye (CTI) EX / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1974 32.00
(mid-70's release by renowned vibraphonist w/flutist; feat. Billy Cobham, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard & Cedar Walton; incl. "opus de funk"; FOC;)
Milt Jackson & Sonny Stitt Loose Walk (Palcoscenico) M / M I'1980 42.00
(italian release of hot LIVE recordings (from 1979) by 2 legendary Jazz figures assisted by Gerald Price on piano, Dan Moses on bass (acoustic 'n electric) Bobby Durham on drums; title track by Stitt, "parking lot blues" (Ray Brown) "scrapple from the apple" (Ch.Parker)
Willis Jackson Blue Gator (Prestige) EX / M- U.S.'1961 110.00
(blue label (w/logo on right) 2nd print of this bluesy Bop mayhem feat. Bill Jennings on guitar, Jack McDuff, Wendell Marshall, Bill Elliot ...among others; incl. "try a little tenderness", "gator's tail"...;)
Cookin' Sherry (Prestige) EX / M- U.S.'1962 110.00
(blue label (w/logo on right) 2nd print of this bluesy Bop mayhem feat. Bill Jennings on guitar, Jack McDuff, Wendell Marshall, Bill Elliot, Buck Clark on conga drum, Al Johnson on drums, Milt Hinton also on bass on 2 selections;)
In My Solitude (Moodsville) M- / M- U.S.'1961 SOLD
(orig. green label MONO print in next-to-pristine shape; Richard Wyands on piano, Peck Morrison (b) and Granville Roker on drums; kicks off w/ the spiritual "nobody knows the trouble I see";)
Neapolitan Nights (Prestige) M- / M- U.S.'1963 175.00
(orig. black/yellow label U.S. print in beauty shape!! ...renditions of famous italian songs/ballads; feat. Bucky Pizzarelli on guitar, George Tucker (b) Montego Joe (conga drum) Bobby Donaldson (dr)
Neapolitan Nights (Prestige) EX / EX U.S.'1963 165.00
(orig. black/silver label Stereo U.S. print in nice shape!!... renditions of famous italian songs/ballads; feat. Bucky Pizzarelli on guitar, George Tucker(b), Montego Joe (conga drum), Bobby Donaldson(dr)
The Good Life (Prestige) M / M- U.S.'1963 175.00
(rare black/silver stereo-print of great Bop-groover from the early 60's; feat. Frank Robinson (t) Pat Azzara on guitar, Carl Wilson at the organ, Leonard Gaskin (b) Joe Hadrick (dr); incl. "days of wine & roses"; TOP shape!!)
J. J. Jackson's Dilemma Same (RCA) EX / VG++ D'1970 SOLD
(orig. blue label german print of tension-packed Fusion/Jazz-Rock release hittin' some trancey eastern attic on the extended "indian thing" w/electric guitar-leads by Terry Smith, Dick Morrissey on tenor sax, George Jones (t) Dave Quincy, Chris Parren at the organ...; cover of "let the sun shine in" (from the musical "Hair")
Same (RCA) EX / VG+(+) D'1970 SOLD
(orig. blue label german print of tension-packed Fusion/Jazz-Rock release hittin' some trancey eastern attic on the extended "indian thing" w/electric guitar-leads by Terry Smith, Dick Morrissey on tenor sax, George Jones (t) Dave Quincy, Chris Parren at the organ...; cover of "let the sun shine in" (from the musical "Hair")
Ahmad Jamal Alhambra (Argo) EX / EX U.S.'1961 110.00
(orig. U.S. grey label mono print of great Piano-Bop venture recorded LIVE in 1961; feat. Israel Crosby on bass & Vernell Fournier on drums; incl. "Broadway", "autum leaves", "willow weep for me";)
Alhambra (Cadet) M / M F'1981 52.00
(early 80's french stereo reprint of great Piano-Bop venture recorded LIVE in 1961; feat. Israel Crosby on bass & Vernell Fournier on drums; incl. "broadway", "autumn leaves", "willow weep for me"; orig. released on Argo Records;)
Outertimeinnerspace (Impulse!) EX / EX U.S.'1972 SOLD
(early 70's U.S. print of dynamic Trio-venture recorded LIVE at the Montreux Jazz Festival; 2 sidelong jammed-out meanders of "Bogota" & "extensions", Jamil Sulieman on bass & Frank Gant on drums; Ahmad plays piano & Fender Rhodes electric piano; nice color-splashing FOC w/hints at some organik/spiritual dimension enclosed!)
Harry James Comin' From A Good Place (Sheffield Lab-6) EX / EX U.S.'1977 65.00
(limited edition direct-to-disc recordings of Big Band sounds; arrangers are Thad Jones, Jimmy Haskell, Harry  James, Ernie Wilkins, Bob Friedlander...; youngster Dave Stone on bass; FOC; version of "Tuxedo junction";)
Harry James & His Big Band Still Harry After All These Years (40th Anniversary) (Sheffield Lab-11) EX / EX U.S.'1979 75.00
(late 70's U.S. boxed release of rare direct-to-disc/ audiophile recordings by renowned composer/ arranger; versions of "take the "A" train", "satin doll", "moonglow/ theme from "picnic", "caravan"...; w/inserts;)
Illinois Jacquet With Wild Bill Davis Vol.2 (Black & Blue) EX / VG++ F'198? 52.00
(french print of organ sax-groovin' piece. incl. 'Pamela's blues' , 'the man I love' , 'cotton tail' , Ellington's 'what I'm here for' ...; Al Bartée on drums;)
Peter Jaques Trio I Can't Give You Anything But Love (Pan) M- / M- CH'1982 55.00
(early 80's orig. swiss print of truly excellent trio-Jazz venture fronted by pianist Jaques, Thomas Heidepriem on bass and Curt Treier on drums; mostly HOT covers (I mean there's an exciting flow to be experienced here by this tight unit!!) of "days of wine & roses" (Mancini/Mercer) "St. Thomas" (Sonny Rollins) a racin' rendition of Oscar Peterson's "spirit feel", "just squeeze me" (Ellington/Gaines)...; comes in beauty "mystic/ myth woven" FOC (created by Peter Andermatt) w/liners by Willy G. Kern (their manager)
Al Jarreau Look To The Rainbow-Live (Warner Brothers) EX / EX D'1977 42.00
(orig. german print of live-double-set (recorded in Europe) by renowned Jazz vocalist; FOC;)
This Time (Warner Brothers) M- / EX D'1980 32.00
(orig. german print of 1980 album by renowned Jazz vocalist; w/lyrics-inner-sleeve;)
We Got By (Reprise) VG++ / M- U.S.'1975 34.00
(orig. U.S. print of mid-70's album by renowned Jazz vocalist; Dave Grusin arranged and plays keyboards, Arthur Adams plays guitar on one song;)
We Got By (Reprise) EX / EX U.S.'1975 36.00
(orig. U.S. promo-label-print of mid-70's album by renowned Jazz vocalist; Dave Grusin arranged and plays keyboards, Arthur Adams plays guitar on one song;)
Bobby Jaspar With George Wallington
Same (Riverside) M- / M- J'1976 75.00
(mid-70's japanese print of rare Riverside album recorded in 1957; Belgium-born Jaspar on tenor sax 'n flute, Wallington on piano, Idrees Sulieman blows the trumpet, Elvin Jones (dr) Wilbur Little (b)
Jazz Contemporaries Reasons In Tonality (Strata-East) VG+ / EX U.S.'1972 75.00
Rare early 70's effort by George Coleman, Julius Watkins, Clifford Jordan, Harold Mabern...; recorded LIVE at the Village Vanguard in N.Y.C., densely textured sidelong ventures w/ quite a dynamo propellin' force; side 1 is under patronage of Julius Watkins whilst the other side headlines the drummer Keno Duke;)
The Jazz Messengers At The Café Bohemia Volume 1 (Blue Note) EX / VG++ U.S.'195 210.00
(orig. blue/white label orint w/47 west 63rd (N.Y.) street address on label! RARE dude feat. Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Kenny Dorham, Doug Watkins and of course Art Blakey...;)
At The Café Bohemia Volume 2 (Blue Note) EX / VG++ U.S.'195 225.00
(orig. blue/white label orint w/47 west 63rd (N.Y.) street address on label! RARE dude feat. Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Kenny Dorham, Doug Watkins and of course Art Blakey...;)
Everything Happens To Me/Hank's Other Tune (Sonet) VG++ / VG+ S'1955 52.00
(rare scandivan orig. E.P. (in khool pic-sleeve) feat. Hank Mobley, Donald Byrd, Horace Silver, Doug Watkins and of course Art Blakey;)
Leroy Jenkins Mixed Quintet (Black Saint) M / M I'1983 65.00
(80's orig. italian print of expressive Free-Form-Jazz feat. J. D. Parran on clarinet, John Clark on french horn, Marty Ehrlich on bass clarinet, James Newton on flute, Jenkins plays violin & viola and also makes use of his voice; 2 sidelong excursions; liners by Bob Blumenthal;)
Bill Jennings & Brother Jack McDuff
Glide On (Prestige) EX / EX U.S.'1961 110.00
(early 60's black/yellow-label print (in "status"-cover) of loose 'n easy organ/guitar driven, bluesy Bop-khool feat. Al Jennings on 2nd guitar, Wendell Marshall on bass, Alvin Johnson(dr)
J.J. Johnson J.J.! (RCA) M- / M- F'1982 42.00
(early 80's french reprint of rare mid-60's album by trombone-master containing selections recorded in '64 w/ace line-ups consisting of Clark Terry, Jimmy Cleveland, Jerome Richardson, Oliver Nelson (his "stolen moments" gets a fine treat here!) Tommy Mitchell, Joe Wilder, Jimmy Maxwell...etc. cover of George Russel's "stratusphunk" arranged by J.J.(!) ...Miles Davis' "swing string" & "so what" and the haunting "winter's waif" (G.McFarland who also arranged)
Looking Back (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1963 75.00
(blue-label 2nd print of late 4o's/mid 50's recordings by this trombone-master assisted by such greats as Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Max Roach, Leonard Gaskin, Kai Winding....; incl. "bag's groove"; orig. ruff-textured cover;)
Looking Back (Prestige) M- / M- U.S.'1963 110.00
(blue-label 2nd print of late 4o's/mid 50's recordings by this trombone-master assisted by such greats as Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Max Roach, Leonard Gaskin, Kai Winding....; incl. "bag's groove"; orig. ruff-textured cover; top shape!)
J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding The Original Jay & Kai (Savoy) EX / EX I'197 52.00
(70's italian reprint of rare Savoy-album; recordings (by these 2 trombone masters) from tha late 40's & mid-50's; line-ups starring Charles Mingus, Kenny Clarke, Hank Jones, Al Lucas (b) Leo Parker, Billy Bauer (guitar)...; incl. the great "blues for trombones";)
Trombone For Two (Philips) VG++ / VG+(+) NL'195 65.00
(late 50's (?) orig. holland mono-print on extra-thick vinyl (!) ...feat. Paul Chambers on bass, Osie Johnson on drums, Dick Katz (of american origin) on piano; "goodbye" (Benny Goodman) getting covered as is "it's sand, man" an ol' Count Basie favorite; black/silver label;)
James P. Johnson From Ragtime To Jazz(Piano Solos) (CBS) M- / M NL'1985 38.00
(mid-80's dutch release of compilation album containing 19 piano solos by "the father of the stride piano" (Stanley Dance in his liner notes to an early 60's album released w/ works of Johnson) ...or as Duke Ellington, namin' James P. Johnson as his first influence, says (in the liner-notes to this album): ..."Then James came to Washington to play Convention Hall. it maybe holds four or five thousand people. I was always a great listener. I'm taller on one side than the other from leaning over the piano, listening. this time I listened all night long. after a while my local following started agitating. "you got to get up there and play that piece!" they said. "go on! get up there and cut him!" So, you know, I had to get on up there and play it. "hey! you play that good" James said. We were friends then, and I wanted the privilege of showing him around town, showing him the spots, introducing him to my pals, the best bootleggers, and so on. that, naturally, meant more leaning at the piano. Afterwards we were fast friends, and James never forgot.")
Bobby Jones Hill Country Suite (Enja) M- / M- D'197 52.00
(70's german orig. release of mid-70's recordings by this trio led by Jones on clarinet & tenor sax; Freddie Waits (dr) and George Mraz on bass; title-track is a sidelong conceptual piece (in 3 parts)... sparklin' w/gospel-dew on a swingin' dixie-peach ("old Jack Daniels")
Carmell Jones Jay Hawk Talk (Prestige) M / M-(*) U.S.'1965 110.00
(orig. U.S- blue-label print (w/logo on right) of great mid-60's Bop-stroller by this trumpet-man; feat.Jimmy Heath on tenor-sax, Barry Harris on piano, George Tucker(b), Roger Humphries on drums; incl. "what is this thing called love?" (8:55)... (*) plays M- on all tracks save for the opener which is VG++ due to some disturbing noise in the groove (for half a minute or so...)
Elvin Jones Live At The Lighthouse (Blue Note) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1972 65.00
(early 70's orig. double-set recorded LIVE in California; feat. Steve Grossman & David Liebman on saxes, Gene Perla on bass; cover of Donald Byrd's "fancy free"; nice, thick FOC;)
The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine
Remembrance (MPS) M / M D'1978 65.00
(late 70's german print of excellent Jazz-groovin' piece fronted by legendary power-drummer; Roland Prince cranks some tasty guitar licks, Andy McCloud III on bass, Michael Stuart and Pat LaBarbera on saxes; title-track may cause your thoughts of Coltrane overpowering!)
Elvin Jones & Richard Davis Heavy Sounds (Impulse!) M- / VG++ U.S.'196 144.00
(orig. U.S. print in thick FOC of athmo-packed mid-60's Jazz-piece by powerfull drummer & versatile  bass-man; feat. Frank Foster on tenor-sax, Billy Greene on piano; incl. a percussion flavoured version of "summertime";)
Etta Jones From The Heart (Prestige) SS / SS U.S.'1962 95.00
(still sealed orig. mono print; arranged and conducted by Oliver  Jackson;)
From The Heart (Prestige) M / M- U.S.'1962 75.00
(orig. mono print;arranged and conducted by Oliver  Jackson;)
Hollar! (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1963 85.00
(black-yellow-label first print; feat. Lem Winchester, Oliver Nelson, Jerome Richardson, Roy Haynes... Among many others;)
Love Shout (Prestige) SS / SS U.S.'1963 95.00
(still sealed (!) MONO-print (black/yellow label) w/Kenny Burrell on guitar, Larry Young at the organ, Jerome Richardson, George Tucker, Jimmy Smith, Oliver Jackson...;)
Love Shout (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1963 65.00
(Nice orig. mono print w/ black/yellow label; feat. Kenny Burrell on guitar, Larry Young at the organ, Jerome Richardson, George Tucker, Jimmy Smith, Oliver Jackson...;)
So Warm (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1963 65.00
(blue-label stereo-print of nice Voc-Bop thing arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson;)
So Warm (Prestige) M- / M- U.S.'1963 75.00
(blue-label stereo-print of nice Voc-Bop thing arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson;)
Hank Jones Urbanity (Verve) EX / VG++ U.S.'196 95.00
(orig. U.S. print of GREAT 50's (?) grooves by this black piano master assisted by Johnny Smith on guitar and Ray Brown on bass plus brass orchestra (A-side only) B-side has just Hank on piano! "Thad's pad" serves for most intriguing opener, "little girl blue", "yesterdays", "tea for two"...; great cover art by David Stone Martin!)
Ivan Boogaloo Joe Jones Sweetback (Luv N' Haight) M / M- U.S.'1995 55.00
(quality reprint of rare mid-70's release on Joka Records; funky guitar-pickin' proto Acid-Jazz lounge w/organ, sax and plenty o' perco-brewing;)
Sweetback (Luv N' Haight) M / M U.S.'1995 65.00
(quality reprint of rare mid-70's release on Joka Records; funky guitar-pickin' proto Acid-Jazz lounge w/organ, sax and plenty o' perco-brewing;)
Joe Jones The Main Man (Pablo) EX / EX U.S.'1977 55.00
(Basie's drummer takin' care of things as a leader in the mid- 70's; ...groovin' jazz w/ the bloozed "goin' to Chicago" for opener; feat. Harry Edison & Roy Eldridge on trumpets, Eddie Davis on tenor, Sam Jones (b) Tommy Flanagan (p) and Freddie Green on guitar;)
Quincy Jones The Q (Allegiance) M- / M- U.S.'1983 42.00
(80's U.S. release of 6-track mini-album containing classic archive tracks by famous arranger/composer & producer; incl. "jumping for jane", "bird song", "whisper not", "mad Thad"...; no info given as for recording date 'n line-up;)
Quincy Jones Big Band Vol.2 Moanin' (Mercury) M- / M- J'1977 110.00
(RARE 70's japanese direct-to-disc/audiophile print of steamin' Big Band project; 7 tracks recorded to be played at 45 rpm... "whisper not" (Golson/Feather) "tuxedo junction", "strike up the band" (Gershwin) title-track is by Bobby Timmons; infos are all in japanese so cannot give details as for line-up...etc.)
Sam Jones The Soul Society (Riverside/Carrere) M / M- F'1983 38.00
(80's french reprint of rare 1960 album released on Riverside; Sam Jones plays cello and bass, Charles Davis on baritone sax, Louis Hayes(dr) Bobby Timmons(p) Nat Adderely on cornet, Jimmy Heath on tenor sax, Keter Betts on bass; incl. "so tired" (B.Timmons;)
Scott Joplin Ragtime Vol.2 (Musidisc) M / M- F'197 36.00
(french print of collected pieces by the king of Ragtime-piano; piano rolls from 1896-1917 incl. "the entertainer";)
Ragtime Vol.3 (Musidisc) M / M- F'197 36.00
(french print of collected pieces by the king of Ragtime-piano; piano rolls from 1899-1916;)
Duke Jordan Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Overseas) M- / M- J'197 55.00
(70's japanese print of rare soundtrack; music composed and conducted by Duke Jordan, line-up is Jordan on piano, Charlie Rouse on tener sax, Sonny Cohn on trumpet, Art Taylor(dr) Eddie Kahn(b) incl. 3 takes of "no problem", 2 parts of "the feeling of love"; the original recordings are by Charlie Parker Records)
Clifford Jordan Hello,Hank Jones (East World) M- / M- J'197 95.00
(darn scarce japanese direc-to-disk (via PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) print of ace-Jazz venture by top-rated artists feat. Jordan on tenor sax, Hank Jones (p) Reggie Workman (b) and Freddie Waits on drums;  incl. the side-long "Vienna" (C.Jordan) Oscar Pettiford's "bohemia after dark", Cole Porter's "love for sale"; comes w/insert-sheets w/ liners by Bill Hansson and descriptive notes on the recording-procedure w/photos;)
Duke Jordan Trio Change A Pace (Steeple Chase) M- / M- DK'1980 55.00
(1980 orig. danish print of hot trio-Jazz grooves led by black pianist Jordan; recorded in '79 w/ Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass & Billy Hart on drums; all orig. Jordan compositions;)
Flight To Japan (Steeple Chase) M- / VG++ DK'1978 42.00
(late 70's orig. danish print of hot trio-Jazz grooves led by black pianist Jordan; recorded in Nippon w/ Wilbur Little on bass & Roy Haynes on drums; incl. "stonewall blues" and Gershwin's "I can't get started";)
Lover Man (Steeple Chase) M- / EX DK'1979 55.00
(late 70's orig. danish print of hot trio-Jazz grooves led by black pianist Jordan; recorded in '75 w/ Sam Jones on bass & Al Foster on drums; incl. "dig"(Miles Davis)
Thinking Of You (Steeple Chase) M- / M- DK'1982 55.00
(early 80's orig. danish print of hot trio-Jazz grooves led by black pianist Jordan; recorded in '79 w/ Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass & Billy Hart on drums; all orig. Jordan compositions;)
Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five
Good Times (Swing House) M- / M- U.K.'1980 65.00
(1980 limited edition U.K. release of 3000 numbered copies (this is #1830) LIVE performances from 1943 and 1948 which were previously not available!! incl. "the drippy drippers" and "married woman blues" which are real stand-outs w/ the great voice of Miss Peggy Thomas!)
Kimiko Kasai & Mal Waldron One For Lady (RCA) M- / M- J'1972 95.00
(early 70's RARE orig. japanese quadraphonic-print of live-in-the-studio Vocal-Jazz grooves w/ Kimiko Kasai, a Nippon Vocal-Jazz lady accompanied by Mal Waldron on piano, Yoshio Suzuki on bass and fellow native drummer Hiroshi Murakami; ...the performance has a lively, refreshingly low-fi barroom feel on versions of "willow weep for me", "don't explain" (Billie Holiday) "left alone" (B.Holiday/ Waldron)...; FOC w/impressive negative-photo-shot on inside plus attached page w/lyrics, both in japanese and english ...and and insert sheet w/ expressive photo of Waldron and Kimiko; quite a rare piece of vinyl... and in top shape!)
Bev Kelly In Person (Milestone) M- / M- J'1974 65.00
(mid-70's japanese MONO reprint of scarce album orig. released on Riverside containing live-recordings by this white Vocal-Jazz lady; caught in performance at The Coffee Gallery in San Francisco in 1960 w/ band accompaniment feat. "Pony" Poindexter on alto sax, "Flip" Nunez on piano, Johnny Allen(b) and Tony Johnson on drums; incl. Cole Porter's "night and day", "long ago and far away" (Gershwin/Kern) ...plus many a Rodgers/Hart composition incl. "my funny Valentine"; has the insert-sheet;)
Wynton Kelly & George Coleman
In Concert (Affinity) M- / M U.K.'1980 52.00
(1980 U.K. reprint of rare 1968 recordings orig. released on Vee Jay Records; Kelly on piano, George Coleman on tenor sax, Ron McClure on bass, Jimmy Cobb beats 'em drums; recorded in Baltimore at "Famous Ballroom"! ...exciting extended jammin' lanes showin' whatta tight unit we have here!)
Joe Kennedy Jr. Magnifique! (Black & Blue) M / M- F'1980 55.00
(orig. french release of 1980 live-recordings (in an open-air studio) by this legendary but little known black violinist recording two albums in 1960 (apart from earlier releases on 78 rpm) of which one feat. Kenny Burrell and Hank Jones... the latter also appears on piano here on this fine album! Major Holley on bass and he sings too somewhere, Oliver Jackson on drums; cover of Sonny Rollins' "valse hot", "on Green Dolphin Street" (Kaper/Washington)
Stan Kenton The Comprehensive (Capitolst) M- / M- U.S.'1979 42.00
(late 70's U.S. double-compilation set w/excerpts from various Capitol albums; liner notes on inner-sleeves and back cover;)
Barney Kessel Just Friends (Sonet) M- / EX U.K.'1975 65.00
(orig. U.K. print of excellent live-recordings by one of the top-ten-guitarists ever... influenced by Charlie Christian he whips the cream w/"old devil moon", "days of wine & roses", "going thru' some changes"; accompanied by  Sture Nordin (b) & Pelle Hulten(dr); recorded in Stockholm in 1975;)
Andy Kirk And His Clouds Of Joy
Instrumentally Speaking(1936-1942) (MCA) M- / M- F'197 52.00
(french 70's release w/recordings from 1936-1942 by hot Big-Band-like stompin' congregation from Kansas City! ...and the style is "Kansas City Jazz" blendin' Blues 'n Boogie Woogie into a smokin', swingin' mixture of its own; Floyd Smith on guitar... and he plays a wailin' hawaiian guitar on "Floyd's guitar blues", Ted Brinson also on guitar, Mary-Lou Williams on piano...;)
Rahsaan Roland Kirk Boogie-Woogie String Along For Real (Warner Brothers) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1978 55.00
(this is the last album Rahsaan recorded, a classic example for his dedication to Black Classical Music, and another link in his musical chain! Boogie strollin' Big-Band grooves w/vast violin arrangements rending a lofty air! incl. "summertime" on which Tiny Grimes plays guitar; the joyous title-track for opener!)
I Talk With The Spirits (Limelight) M- / EX U.S.'1965 75.00
(scarce orig. U.S.60's release of 1964 recordings by legendary saxman & flutist; feat. Horace Parlan on piano, Michael Fleming on bass, Walter Perkins (dr) Bobby Moses plays vibes & Miss C. J. Albert partially adds some lead-voice; incl. "the business ain't nothin' but the blues", "serenade to a cuckoo"; nice shape;)
Other Folk's Music (Atlantic) EX / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1976 42.00
(U.S. print of hot mid-70's Fusion influenced effort; Roy Haynes or Sonny Brown on drums, Richard Williams(t) Gloria Agostini plays harp;)
Same (Barclay) EX / EX F'1960 175.00
(scarce orig. french 60's print (of U.S. Argo Records release in 1960)  by legendary saxman & flutist; feat. Ira Sullivan, William Burton(p) DonGarrett (b) Sonny Brown (dr) ...incl. "Jack the ripper" (7:50) the groovin' 'n swingin' "spirit girl";)
Roland Kirk With Jack
McDuff
Kirk's Work (Presige) M- / EX U.S.'1963 95.00
(blue label 2nd print (w/logo on right) of hot Bop brewer feat. Jack McDuff, Joe Benjamin (b) & Art Taylor on drums; incl."three for Dizzy", "funk underneath"...; TOP hape!)
Eiji Kitamura Dear Friends (Concord Jazz Inc.) M / M J'1980 65.00
(orig. japanese print of fine Dixie-swingin' Jazz venture fronted by leading japanese clarinetist Katamura! line-up starring Cal Collins (g)Scott Hamilton (ts) Warren Vaché, Dave McKenna, Phil Flanigan and Jake Hana; covers of "days of wine & roses" (Gershwin/Mercer) "night & day" (Cole Porter) "my funny valentine"; w/insert-sheet that has info-datas on the recording-techniques of this well produced album;)
Eric Kloss We're Goin' Up (Prestige) EX / EX U.S.'1968 55.00
(late 60's orig. dark blue label-print (w/logo on top) of straight Jazz-chaser fronted by Kloss on alto sax (a 19-year old youngster w/a Coltrane influence) Jimmy Owens on trumpet & fluegelhorn, Kenny Barron (p) Bob Cranshaw (b) and Alan Dawson(dr)
Johnny Knapp Trio Caught Nappin' (Grapevine) EX / EX U.S.'1977 75.00
(orig. U.S. small label trio-Jazz release fronted by pianist Johnny Knapp, Steve Swallow on bass and Ziggy Willman on drums; ace stuff in this field!)
Hans Koller & The International Brass Company
The Horses! (L+R) M- / EX D'1980 42.00
(late 70's studio recordings (w/no multitrack technique or overdubs...) of Big-Band Jazz thing feat. Albert Mangelsdorff on solo trombone, Koller plays saxes and composed and arranged all songs;)
Hans Koller Quartet 1962 Multiple Koller (L+R) M- / M- D'1980 75.00
(1980 orig. print of prev. unreleased recordings by innovative tenor sax man, probably bein' the first in Jazz history using over-dub techniques to add a second and third voice! ...all done in one take as stated on the liners on back-sleeve; influenced by Mingus and Dolphy there are 2 songs dedicated to them; one is dedicated to the late Oscar Pettiford with whom Koller had a band in the late 50's; there's some really exciting moves to be exprienced here which were sorta ahead of its time and still sound fresh 'n up-to-date after all these years!!)
Lee Konitz Jazz A Confronto 32 (Horo) M- / M- I'1976 52.00
(orig. italian print (on quality vinyl) of mid-70's recordings in Rome; Dave Cliff on guitar(!) Peter Ind(b) and Al Levitt on drums; cover of Lennie Tristano's "317 E. 32nd street", "feather bed" (Ted Brown)
You And Lee (Verve) M- / M- F'198 36.00
(80's french reprint of late 50's album w/recordings from 1959; line-up starring Bill Evans, Jim Hall (guitar) Roy Haynes... Jimmy Giuffre arranged and conducted; notes by L. Feather;)
Kühn Don't Split (L+R) M / M- D'1982 52.00
(early 80's german print of this fine, danamic Jazz-brewin' feat. Rolf Kühn on clarinet and synth, Joachim Kühn on piano, Peter Weike on electric guitar, Bob Mintzer on tenor sax, Detlev Beier on bass (both string- & electric) and Mark Nausef on drums & percussion; incl. the racing 9 minutes plus "horror dream" written by Joachim Kühn; Horst Lippman wrote the liners;)
The Rolf And Joachim Kühn Quartet
Impressions Of New York (Impulse!) M- / EX U.S.'196 65.00
(late 60's orig. U.S. press of Free-Form-Jazz excursions by german Rolf Kühn on clarinet, Joachim Kühn on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass and Aldo Romano on drums; FOC w/liners by Nat Hentoff;)

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