Jazz L

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Steve Lacy Dreams (Saravah) M- / M- F'1975 SOLD
(Very Rare mid-70's french print of adventurous Free-Form-Jazz spree w/dirge-like moods feat. Lacy on soprano sax 'n small bells, Steve Potts on saxes, Irène Aebi on cello 'n voice, Kent Carter/Jean-Jacques Avenel on bass 'n cello, Derek Bailey, Kenny Tyler on percussion 'n flute; nice shape on this rarity!)
The Flame (Soul Note) M / M I'1982 65.00
(orig. italian release of early 80's effort by white sopran sax master; trio-performance feat. Bobby Few on piano and Dennis Charles on drums; liners by Nat Hentoff; top shape!)
The Flame (Soul Note) SS / SS I'1982 75.00
(orig. italian release of early 80's effort by white sopran sax master; trio-performance feat. Bobby Few on piano and Dennis Charles on drums; liners by Nat Hentoff; still sealed!!)
Steve Lacy Seven Prospectus (Hat Hut) M- / M- CH'1983 95.00
(orig. swiss print in multi-fold gimmix-jacket; Free-Form-Jazz rarity fronted by white sopran sax master w/ George Lewis on trombone, Irène Aebi on cello, violin and she also sings, Bobby Few on piano, Oliver Johnson (drums 'n percussion) Steve Potts on saxes, Jean-Jaques Avenel (b) ...has the post-card insert;)
Steve Lacy Sextet Scraps (Saravah) M- / M- F'1974 95.00
(Very Rare mid-70's french print of adventurous Free-Form-Jazz spree feat. Lacy on soprano sax 'n small bells, Steve Potts on saxes, Michael Smith on keyboards, Irène Aebi on cello 'n voice, Kent Carter on bass 'n cello, Kenny Tyler on percussion 'n flute; nice shape on this rarity!)
Steve Lacy &
Steve Potts
Tips (Hat Hut) M- / M- U.S.'1981 75.00
(orig. U.S. print of Free-Form-Jazz rarity created by 2 sax-men w/the voice of Irène Aebi; FOC;)
Richard Landry Solos (Chatham Square) EX / EX U.S.'1973 125.00
(very rare double-LIVE-set recorded at Leo Castelli Gallery in New York in '72; Free-Form-Jazz brewin' w/ tension-packed rhythm-floors by black & white aggregation starring Landry on saxes & e-piano, Richard Peck on tenor-sax, Robert Prado & Rusty Gilder, both on trumpet 'n bass plus John Smith (ts) Allan Brafman (as) David Lee(dr) FOC w/ plenty of band-pics on inside!)
Yusef Lateef Cry!-Tender (New Jazz) EX / EX U.S.'1962 SOLD
(orig. U.S. purple-label mono print of rare early 60's release! feat. Hugh Lawson on piano, Lonnie Hilyer(tr), Herman Wright(b) & either Frank Gant or Oliver Jackson on drums; incl. "sea breeze" w/ beautiful oboe sounds;)
The Dreamer (Byg) M- / M- F'1970 65.00
(french print in nice FOC of rare Savoy-recordings dating back to the 50's; feat. Bernard McKinney, Terry Pollard, William Austin and Frank Gant; incl. "oboe blues";)
In The Temple Garden (CTI) EX / EX U.S.'1970 42.00
(w/Eric Gale on guitar, Steve Gadd & Jimmy Madison (dr) the Brecker Brothers, Ray Barretto on percussion; cover of Bill Doggett's "honky tonk" ...switchin' onto funky Fusion floors on this platter;)
Into Something (New Jazz) EX / EX U.S.'1962 SOLD
(orig. U.S. purple-label mono print of rare early 60's release! feat. Barry Harris on piano, Herman Wright(b) & Elvin Jones beating some powerful drums; incl. "Ill remember April";)
Other Sounds (New Jazz) M- / EX U.S.'1961 175.00
(orig. U.S. purple-label mono print of rare early 60's release by The Yusef Lateef Quintet feat. Wilbur Harden on fluegelhorn, Hugh Lawson on piano & turkish finger cymbals, Ernie Farrow on bass & rebob (some sort of one-stringed violin) Oliver Jackson on drums & earth-board (a wooden board strung w/ 3 wires) Yusef plays sax, flute & argol (an indian reed-flute) ...there's some exciting afro/eastern grooves to be discovered here! nice shape!)
The Sounds Of (New Jazz) M- / EX U.S.'1961 165.00
(orig. purple-label print of CLASSIC Bop-racer w/sparkles of eastern-ethno roots; on "love and humor" you hear Wilbur Harden fondle the balloon to get some quirky sounds; Hugh Laws on piano, turkish finger cymbals and treats the 2nd balloon; Ernie Farrow (b, rebob) Oliver Jackson on drums, earthboard and chinese gong; incl. "take the A train";)
Lost In Sound (Charlie Parker) EX / EX U.S.'196 65.00
(I'm not sure if this is a compilation and hence a reissue of prev. released material; feat. Vincent Pitts(tr), John Hormon(p), George Scott & Cliff Jarvis on drums and Ray McKinny on bass; trax include "outside blues", "Dexterity", "Trudy's delight", "train stop"; very expressive front-cover drawing;)
The Golden Flute (Impulse!) M- / M- U.S.'1970 75.00
(recorded in '66 w/help from Hugh Lawson on piano, Herman Wright (b) & Roy Brooks, Jr. (dr) ...incl. "Rosetta", "the smart set" (7:30) FOC and in NICE shape!)
The Latin Jazz Quintet Oh!Pharoah Speak (Trip) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'197 75.00
(early 70's U.S. release of perco-driven Latin-Jazz venture feat. Pharoah Sanders, Cornell Dupree on guitar, Harold Vick, Chuck Rainey on e-bass, Virgil Jones as orig. member of the quintet; solid stuff!)
Andy LaVerne Trio Another World (Steeple Chase) EX / EX DK'1977 55.00
(athmo-packed trio-Jazz excursions by 2 Stan Getz sidemen: Andy LaVerne on piano & Mike Richmond on bass; Billy Hart beats 'em drums;)
Hubert Laws Carnegie Hall (CTI) M / EX U.S.'1973 52.00
(nice-shape U.S. orig. print of LIVE album by black flutist; bass by Ron Carter, piano/e-piano (Bob James) Gene Bertoncini on guitar, Dave Friedman on vibes, Dave Miller (bassoon) Billy Cobham & Freddie Waits on drums; ...incl. "fire & rain" (James Taylor) and appears in a side-long medley! "Passacaglia in C minor" is based on a piece J. S. Bach, reconstructed and arranged by John Sebesky; one of the finest releases on this label; FOC;)
Günter Lenz Springtime Znel (Mood) EX / M- D'1978 55.00
(german orig. print of excellent Jazz-piece performed as a sextet feat. Lenz on bass, Joe Nay (dr) Johannes Faber (t) Leszek Zadlo on saxes 'n flute, Bob Degen (p) Frank St. Peter on alto sax, clarinet 'n flute; all compositions and arrangements by Lenz;)
Mark Levine Up 'til Now (Catalyst) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1977 65.00
(late 70's Jazz-piece by San Francisco Jazz-sextet w/trumpet, Fluegelhorn, tenor- , alto- & soprano saxes, flute, bass 'n drums and Levine's piano; all original meterial hi-lightin' on the long 'n dynamic "Ixtlan"; white label-promo and quality production; recorded at Wally Heider studios; FOC:)
George Lewis On Stage (Verve) EX / VG++ U.S.'196 42.00
(U.S. release of fine Dixie-Jaz recordings performed Live; incl. "sugar blues" w/vocals! "limousine blues";)
George Lewis And His New Orleans Stompers Concert! (Blue Note) VG+(+) / VG+(+) U.S.'195 52.00
(late 50's orig. press (N.Y. st. address) of great Dixie-Jazz mover led by famous black clarinetist; most authentic New Orleans Jazz magic stretching from the slow dirge to racing lines in streams of jammin' merge; w/vocals on some tracks like "ice cream", "mamma don't allow", "Bill Bailey"...; also has "Gettysburg march";)
George Lewis' Ragtime Band Same (Storyville) EX / VG++ F'195 36.00
(orig. french 3-track 7" E.P. starring Monette Moore on vocals; incl. a HOT rendition of "Doctor Jazz","Panama" & "a closer walk with thee";impressive pic-sleeve;)
George Lewis & His Jazz Men Vol.3 (Verve) VG++ / VG++ F'195 26.00
(orig. french/dutch (?) print of 4-track 7" E. P. w/ great pic-sleeve; "West End Blues", "long way to Tipperary", "Jambalaya", "wolverine Blues";)
The Mel Lewis Quintet Mellifluous (Gatemouth) M- / M- U.S.'1981 55.00
(late 50's orig. press (N.Y. st. address) of great Dixie-Jazz mover led by famous black clarinetist; most authentic New Orleans Jazz magic stretching from the slow dirge to racing lines in streams of jammin' merge; w/vocals on some tracks like "ice cream", "mamma don't allow", "Bill Bailey"...; also has "Gettysburg march";)
The Ramsey Lewis Trio The In Crowd (Bellaphon) EX / EX D'196 55.00
(nice german print (in laminated jacket) of fine early 60's live recordings (at The Bohemian Caverns in Washington D.C.) by this trio; feat. Eldee Young and Red Holt; incl. Duke Ellington's "come sunday")
Booker Little Victory & Sorrow (Bethlehem) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1977 52.00
(late 70's U.S. reprint of fourth & last album recorded in 1961 by wizard-trumpet-man who made an exraordinary impact on the shape & style of Jazz in its transition form from Hard Bob to more extended & freer forms; Booker died after the recording of this album...; feat. Julian Priester on trombone, Don Friedman on piano, George Coleman on tenor-sax, Peter La Roca plus Reggie Workman;)
Charles Lloyd Moon Man (Kapp) M- / EX / Co. U.S.'1970 75.00
(late 60's U.S.release of tribal/spiritual-vybe paved shaky Jazz-out w/funky, proto-Fusion idioms unfolding on title-track & the psyched-out "heavy karma" (9:18) w/sitar tapestries ripplin' forth ( written by Zitro); there's vocals 'n free-form brewings... all wrapped up into quite an exciting athmo-tube!! feat. Michael Cohen, Ken Jenkins,  Zitro, Ned Doheny, Bob Jenkins and friends..; great "moon/blue marbel" FOC w/lyrics printed on inside; NICE shape too!)
Nirvana (Columbia) VG++ / EX U.S.'1968 95.00
(orig. U.S. white-label PROMO MONO print (WHATTA SOUND!!!) of classic piece feat. Charles Lloyd & his quintet & Chico Hamilton & his Quintet feat. Ch.Lloyd; side A consists of 6 shorter selections breezin' into laid-back Chamber-like seetings whilst the B-side sets sails for extended, tension-packed proto-Fusion meanders peakin' on the great "freedom traveler"(6:17)... as for line-up I'm presently at a loss, there's no info given on the cover;)
The Charles Lloyd Quartet Love-In (Atlantic) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1967 75.00
(orig. U.S. orange/purple-label MONO print of fascinating Jazz-Live venture recorded at one of 'em 60's Frisco Hipster-strongholds...The Fillmore Auditorium!... athmo-packed jammer-grooves capturing the vibes of the Bay-aerea via extended slopes w/tenor-sax/flute, Keith Jarrett on piano, Ron McClure(b) & Jack De Johnette on drums; cover of the Fab Four's "here there and everywhere", "Memphis dues again/island blues" (8:57)... a classic time-piece!!)
Francis Lockwood Home,Sweet Home (JMS) M / M F'1983 42.00
(80's french print of tasty piano-fronted Ballad/Easy-Listening Jazz performed as a quartet w/bass, drums, trumpet 'n fluegelhorn; all orig. songs (by Lockwood) save "a night in Tunesia";)
Lorne Lofsky It Could Happen To You (Pablo) M / M U.S.'1981 65.00
(orig. U.S. print of fascinating 80's guitar-Jazz venture by canadian artist discovered by Oscar Peterson who produced this FINE album; w/drums 'n bass accompaniment; title-track is by Burke/Van Heusen, "giant steps" (Coltrane) "body & soul", "stolen moments" (Oliver Nelson) ...plusthe laid-back groovin' orig. "riffit blues" (7:21)
Lubat Louisse Engel Group Live  At Montreux '72 (AZ) EX / EX F'1972 125.00
(most dynamic Fusion-Jazz-Rock fronted by energetic drummin', funky rhythms w/strong electric lead-guitar by Claude Engel (ex-Omega Plus, Magma) and organ and Fender electric-piano; spacey free-form-settings on the 13:15 "Mickey Schroeder's dream"; comes in rounded-corners gimmix-jacket; Stephen "splendid" Suhlke engineered!)
Jimmie Lunceford Lunceford Special (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'197 52.00
(70's U.S. release of RARE recordings from the 30's/1940 of the 20th century; Big-Band-tootin' vocal jazz w/cool swingin' angles... most tracks released on the Vocalion label; feat. Snooky Young, Joe Thomas, Willie Smith 'n Trummy Young among others;)
Jimmy Lyons Other Afternoons (Affinity) M / M- U.K.'1979 55.00
(late 70's U.K. reprint of 1969 recordings (in Paris, France and orig. released on Byg) ...ace black-blooded Free-Form-Jazz testimony w/Lyons on alto sax, Lester Bowie on trumpet, Alan Silva (b) and Andrew Cyrille on drums; liners by Brian Case;)
Jimmy Lyons & Sunny Murray
Jump Up/What To Do About (Hat Hut) M / M- CH'1981 75.00
(RARE double-set recorded live at The Jazz Festival in Willisau(Switzerland) in 1980; Free-Form-Jazz total w/Jimmy Lyons (dr) Sunny Murray (also sax) & John Lindberg (b) FOC;)

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