Jazz M-1

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Teo Macero Teo (American Clavé) EX / EX U.S.'1980 75.00
(early 80's U.S.release of compiled material by famous Jazz-producer; athmo-packed bag  incl. prev. released recordings from '57 feat. Art Farmer, Phil Woods, Al Cohn, Pepper Adams...; also incl. are recordings prev. released as an E.P. on Debut in 1953 feat. Charles Mingus, Teo himself, Ed Shaugnessy and Orlando Digirolamo on accordion(!) nice black/silver sleeve w/expressive portrait on front; top quality production!)
Makaya & The Tsotsis Same (Enja) M / M D'1974 65.00
(orig. german press of solid mid-70's Free-Form-Jazz blowin grooves by this black/white quartet feat. Makaya Ntshoko on drums, Heinz Sauer on saxes, Bob Degen (p) Isla Eckinger (b) ...all orig. selections recorded at Sinus-Studio in Berne, Switzerland;)
Junior Mance The Junior Mance Touch (Polydor) EX / EX U.S.'1973 65.00
(orig. U.S. white-label-promo release of hot-buttered 'n funky Jazz-piano jams by legendary black keyboarder teamin' up w/such greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Cannonball Adderley, Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins & Lester Young... down the line! ...mostly bass 'n drums accompanied struts here with some string-arranged songs like a nice rendition of George Harrison'e "something" and a haunting treat of Johnny Nash's "I can see clearly now" (7:07) comes w/promo-insert-sheet;)
Mangelsdorff, Sato, Warren, Blairman
Spontaneous (Enja) M / M D'1971 65.00
(rare german orig. print of '71 recorded Free-Form-Jazz venture fronted by (the late) trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff, Masahiko Sato on piano & modulator, Peter Warren (b) and Allen Blairman on drums; top shape!!)
Herbie Mann Live At The Whisky A Go Go (Atlantic) M- / EX U.S.'1969 52.00
(strong Live-album by premier flutist accompanied by Roy Ayers, Steve Marcus, Sonny Sharrock, Miroslaw Vitous and Bruno Carr; 2 side-long excursions!)
Mann In The Morning (Prestige) M- / VG++ U.S.'196 75.00
(orig. yellow/black label U.S. MONO print of early 60's release by many-facetted flutist (also playin' tenor sax) makin' for tasty, relaxed Bop grooves here; backed by scandinavian musicians; incl. a version of Gillespie's "ow!";)
Shelly Manne & Co. History Of Jazz (Joker) M- / M- I'1972 42.00
(early 70's italian reprint (?) of recordings featuring the drummer by the name of Shelly Manne; recordings from 1944 w/The Barney Bigard Band, Eddie Heywood and his Orchestra (1944) The Eddie Heywood Trio (also 1944)
Guido Manusardi Quartet Live Suite (BASF) M- / M- I'197 65.00
(70's italian print of LIVE recordings at the Ljubljana Jazz Festival in '72! italian quartet fronted by pianist Manusardi, Claudio Fasoli on saxes...; FOC;)
Tania Maria Come With Me (Concord Jazz Picante) M- / M- D'1983 34.00
(early 80's german print;feat. Eddie Duran on guitar;)
Love Explosion (Concord Jazz Picante) M- / M- U.S.'1984 34.00
(mid-80's U.S. orig. print; w/insert-sheet;)
Taurus (Concord Jazz Picante) EX / VG++ U.S.'1982 28.00
(early 80's U.S. print; feat. Eddie Duran on guitar;)
Wild! (Concord Jazz Picante) M- / M- D'1985 34.00
(mid-80's german print of Live-album recorded at The Great American Music Hall in San Francisco in 1984;)
Pat Martino East! (Prestige) EX / VG++ U.S.'1968 95.00
(excellent Bop-guitar-lounge w/ flows of pearly licks 'n exciting piano/guitar interplays; title track spins for 12 minutes plus and reeks w/eastern scents, Bebop 'n Hardbop; Lenny McBrowne on drums, Tyron Brown and Ben Tucker play bass (1 side ea.) Eddie Greene on piano; orig. print w/logo on top;)
El Hombre (Prestige) EX / EX U.S.'1967 95.00
(excellent Bop-guitar-lounge w/latino air, hot organ by Trudy Pitts, flute by Danny Turner, Mitch Fine (dr) conga 'n bongo taps by Abdu Johnson & Vance Anderson; incl. "a blues for Mickey-o" (8:00) orig. label-print;)
Ronnie Mathews Doin' The Thang! (Prestige) M- / M- U.S.'1964 SOLD
(rare mid-60's U.S.orig. black/yellow label print of hot Bop-racer by ace piano player assisted by Freddie Hubbard, Charles Davis (baritone sax) Eddie Kahn(b), Albert Heath(dr)
Leo "The Lion" Mathisen Take It Easy (Odeon) EX / VG+ NO'195 38.00
(orig. 50's (?) scandinavian black label MONO print; 40's honky-tonkin' Dixie-grooves w/vocs;)
Ida McBeth Now,Here It Is (ME Musik) EX / EX U.S.'198 42.00
(early 80's U.S. small-label release of hot Vocal-Jazz colors by legendary Kansas City based black lady-singer w/full-band accompaniment (bass, sax guitar, drums, keyboards and femme back-up) hot, funky versions of Norman Whitfield's "you need love like I do", & Ronnie Miller's "don't burn down the bridges", another cover incl. Billie Holliday's "don't explain"; self-produced album by Ida!)
Les McCann In San Francisco (Pacific Jazz) M / M- U.S.'1981 52.00
(early 80's U.S. reprint of great piano-boppin venture w/bluesy edge, recorded live in San Francisco in 1960; Trio-performance feat. Herbie Lewis on bass & Ron Jefferson on drums ...these cats are together! "oh them golden gaters", "red sails in the sunset", "jeepers creepers"...; liners by L. Feather;)
In San Francisco (Pacific Jazz) EX / M- U.S.'1981 42.00
(early 80's U.S. reprint of great piano-boppin venture w/bluesy edge, recorded live in San Francisco in 1960; Trio-performance feat. Herbie Lewis on bass & Ron Jefferson on drums ...these cats are together! "oh them golden gaters", "red sails in the sunset", "jeepers creepers"...; liners by L. Feather;)
The Shout (Pacific Jazz) EX / EX U.S.'1960 75.00
(orig. black-label mono-print of great piano-boppin venture w/bluesy edge, recorded live on the Sunset Strip in 1960; Trio-performance feat. Leroy Vinnegar on bass & Ron Jefferson on drums... these cats are together... hear 'em takin' off on the long  "C Jam Blues";)
Brother Jack McDuff The Best Of (Prestige) EX / EX U.S.'1969 65.00
(orig. purple-label-print of hot LIVE compilation by premier Bop-organ grinder; incl."sanctified samba", "a real goodun'" (7:40)
Live! (Prestige) M- / M- U.S.'1963 175.00
(orig.black/yellow-label mono print of HOT Live racer, organ-Bop w/Red Holloway on tenor sax, George Benson (guit) Joe Dukes (dr) feat. the shaky, knee-tremblin' "sanctified samba"! top shape!)
Prelude (Prestige) M- / M- U.S.'1964 155.00
(orig. blue-label print (w/logo on right); Big Band arrangements by Benny Golson, feat. Red Holloway, George Benson, Joe Dukes; ...amazing to hear how his organ creates full, rich tones & won't get swamped by the orchestra! ...can hardly imagine that stuff like this can be recorded in 2000 and beyond! beauty shape!!)
Silk And Soul (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1965 125.00
(orig. blue-label print (w/logo on right); Big Band arrangements by Benny Golson feat. Red Holloway, George Benson, Joe Dukes, Montego Joe and Larry Gales; top shape!!)
The Dynamic (Prestige) M- / M- U.S.'1964 165.00
(pristine orig. print of HOT big-band venture (arranged and conducted by Benny Golson) ...George Benson on guitar, Joe Dukes, Red Holloway; cool version of "the theme from "the Pink Panther" (!) "bossa nova west" has some pearly licks by G. Benson; thick FOC;)
Tough 'Duff (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1988 55.00
(late 80's remastered U.S. reprint of rare 1960 album led by master organ-grinder McDuff assisted by Lem Winchester on vibraphone, Bill Elliot on drums and Jimmy Forrest on tenor sax; incl. "autumn leaves";)
Chris McGegor's
Brotherhood Of Breath
Same (Neon) EX / EX U.K.'1971 Sold
(Afro-rootin' Big-Band Jazz excursions w/steamin' brass feat. Nick Evans, Mark Charig, Harry Beckett, Alan Skidmore, John Surman(baritone) and the fantastic art of Mongezi Feza (Pocket trumpet/ indian flute), Dudu Pukwana(as), Harry Miller on bass, Louis Moholo on percussion...; long jams brewin' into hi-tension ethno-happening! FOC and beautiful label-design;)
Hal McKusick Jazz Workshop (RCA) M / M- F'1981 65.00
(Afro-rootin' Big-Band Jazz excursions w/steamin' brass feat. Nick Evans, Mark Charig, Harry Beckett, Alan Skidmore, John Surman(baritone) and the fantastic art of Mongezi Feza (Pocket trumpet/ indian flute), Dudu Pukwana(as), Harry Miller on bass, Louis Moholo on percussion...; long jams brewin' into hi-tension ethno-happening! FOC and beautiful label-design;)
Jackie McLean 4,5,&6 (New Jazz) EX / M- U.S.'1962 210.00
(purple-label print (in TOP shape) of RARE Bop racer feat. Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins & Art Taylor; incl. "why was I born";)
A Long Drink Of The Blues (New Jazz) M- / M- U.S.'1962 SOLD
(purple-label print (in TOP shape) of RARE Bop racer feat. Curtis Fuller(trombone) Webster Young (tr) Gil Coggins (p) Paul Chambers (b) and Louis Hayes (dr); incl. the sidelong title track!)
Steeplechase (New Jazz) SS / SS U.S.'1963 145.00
(still sealed purple-label print of strong Bop racer feat. Bill Hardman(t) Mal Waldron (p) Paul Chambers (b) and Philly Joe Jones (dr); ...this thing smokes w/energy!)
Steeplechase (New Jazz) M- / M- U.S.'1963 110.00
(purple-label print (in top shape) of strong Bop racer feat. Bill Hardman (t) Mal Waldron (p) Paul Chambers (b) and Philly Joe Jones(dr) ...this thing smokes w/energy!)
Strange Blues (Prestige) M- / M- J'1981 65.00
(early 80's japanese reprint of album orig. released on Prestige  in the mid-60's; recordings from 1957 starring Webster Young(tr),Ray Draper(tuba) Mal Waldron,Arthur Taylor,Arthur Phipps(b)... incl.  title track(7:32)the GREAT,bluesy "Millie's pad"(11:32) "not so strange blues"...;w/insert;)
Jackie McLean & Dexter Gordon
The Meeting,Vol.1 (Inner City) EX / EX U.S.'1976 55.00
(mid-70's U.S. print (of european SteepleChase Records release)recorded LIVE in Copenhagen in '73; Kenny Drew on piano, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass and Alex Riel on drums; incl. "all clean" (17:09) written by Dexter Gordon; "sunset" (Drew)
The Source Vol. 2 (Inner City) EX / EX U.S.'1976 55.00
(mid-70's U.S. print (of european SteepleChase Records release)recorded LIVE in Copenhagen in '73; Kenny Drew on piano, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass and Alex Riel on drums; incl. a hot 18 minutes plus version of Miles Davis' "Half Nelson", Gershwin's "I can't get started", "another hair-do" (Charlie Parker) liners by Mark Gardner;)
Jim McNeely The Plot Thickens (Gatemouth) EX / EX U.S.'1979 65.00
(straight-Jazz chaser in the late 70's, piano-fronted longish strolls w/John Scofield (guit) Billy Hart (dr) Mike Richmond and Jon Burr on bass; incl. "burgundy and the virgin snow" ...Rudy van Gelder engineered, mixed and mastered;)
Jim McNeely Quintet Rain's Dance (Steeple Chase) M / M- DK'1978 75.00
(orig. danish release of first solo-album by Ted Curson's pianist and quite a stunner of an album to my ears! ...starring ace-bassist Mike Richmond, Bob Merigliano on drums, Sam Jacobs (perc) and Larry Schneider on saxes; full potential gets revealed on the racing and most appropriately entitled "for the crazy one" (9:30) ...all compositions by McNeely, recorded in '76;)
John McNeil Quartet The Glass Room (Steeple Chase) M- / M- DK'1980 65.00
(orig. danish press of excellent quartet-venture by californian Jazz trumpeter assisted by Bill Brickford(who (co)-wrote some selections)on guitar,Tom Warrington on e-bass,Mike Hyman(dr) "blewbo" for opening track shows some Miles Davis' influence,"Hank's shuffle" dives into some Monk-ish scales w/ Blakey-like stick commentary w/ strong guitar-solos all the way!...a real "together"combo w/verve,conviction and a healthy dose of captivating khool!notes by Ira Gitler;)
John McNeil Quintet Embarkation (Steeple Chase) M- / M- DK'1978 65.00
(orig. danish press of excellent quintet-venture by californian Jazz trumpeter assisted by Bob Berg on tenor sax, Rufus Reid on bass, Billy Hart (dr) and Joanne Brackeen on piano! incl. the racing "out" (10:00) w/ fast trumpet work... "blue samba" is Latin-based groove w/airy fluegelhorn by McNeil!)
Charles McPherson Bebop Revisited (Prestige) M- / M- U.S.'1965 125.00
(mid-60's orig. U.S. release (blue label w/logo on right) by this alto sax man who got into the Bird's style as for spillin' the beans! feat. Carmell Jones on trumpet, Barry Harris (p) Nelson Boyd (b) & Al Heath on drums; incl. "wail" by Bud Powell; TOP shape!!)
New Horizons (Xanadu) M- / M- F'1978 65.00
(late 70's release by this alto sax man who got into the Bird's style as for spillin' 'em Be Bop beans earlier on and the magic's still in the grooves here!! feat. Mickey Tucker on piano, Cecil McBee(b) and Freddie Waits(dr) incl. the hot "dee blues" w/a Bartokian piano motive and a tension-fueled sax-syntax heatin' up the moment;)
Carmen McRae Recorded Live At Bubba's (Kingdom Jazz) M- / M- U.K.'1981 55.00
(early 80's release by famous black vocal-Jazz lady w/piano, drums, bass accompaniment; recorded LIVE at the famous Bubba's Jazz Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; cover of Stevie Wonder's "superwoman", Gershwin's "how long", Billy Joel's "New York state of mind"; small label U.K. press!)
Don Menza Morning Song (MPS) M- / M- F'1965 75.00
(mid-60's orig. french print of dynamic Jazz venture (recorded in Munich in '65) fronted by american tenor sax man assisted by swiss drummer Pierre Favre, Fritz Pauer, Günter Lenz, Rick Kiefer, Dick Spencer & Rudi Fuesers on trombone; incl."new spanish boots", "when Johnny comes marchin' home; liner-notes by J.E. Berendt (in german & english) ...TOP shape!)
Helen Merrill & Gil Evans Collaboration (Emarcy) EX / EX D'1988 34.00
(80's german release of tasty, laid-back Vocal-Jazz w/Big Band backing; kicks off w/ a version of "summertime", "a new town is a blue town", "anyplace I hang my hat is home"...; w/inner-sleeve;)
Pat Metheny & Ornette
Coleman
Song X (Geffen) M / M D'1986 42.00
(mid-80's german release of Free-Form Jazz excursions feat. master Coleman, Jack DeJohnette & Denardo Coleman on drums, Charlie Haden on bass; mostly Ornette Coleman compositions... some songs co-written w/Metheny;)
Mezz Mezzrow & Sidney Bechet
Blues With Bechet (Jazztone) EX / VG+(+) D'196 42.00
(german 60's (?) print of classic Dixie-Jazz sounds by 2 masters of the genre; occasional vocal-contributions by Pleasant Joe & Coot Grant;)
Glenn Miller The Collection(20 Golden Greats) (Deja Vu) M / M- I'1984 32.00
(mid-80's italian compilation album;)
A Memorial 1944 - 1969 (RCA) VG++ / EX U.K.'1970 34.00
(U.K. print of fine double-set covering the life 'n times of very influental composer, arranger & band-leader; cool picz on inside of FOC!;)
Charles Mingus Cumbia & Jazz Fusion (Atlantic) M- / M- U.S.'1978 55.00
(late 70's release of soundtrack-works w/Latin-percussion... utterly captivating sceneries... "music for Todo Modo" (22:18) ranges among his most deeply moving works in any form!! title-track holds the listener's attention for twenty seven minutes plus!! inner-sleeve has notes by Nat Hentoff;)
Jazz Composers Workshop (Byg) EX / EX F'196 95.00
(french print from around the late 60's/early 70's of this amazing recordings from the mid 50's feat. Mal Waldron (p) Rudy Nichols, Kenny Clarke, Teo Macero; FOC 'n top shape!)
Let My Children Hear Music (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'196 65.00
(U.S. orange-label-print of late-60's-recordings by this higly innovative Jazzman that seems to have borrowed Van Gogh's ear for inspiration! incl. "the shoes of the fisherman's wife are some jive ass slippers", "the chill of death" (orig. composed in 1939 w/alto solo addition suggested and inspired by Charlie Parker) ...comes w/a provocative essay by Mingus for special bonus enclosure!)
Mingus Ah Um (CBS) M / M NL'1983 34.00
(80's dutch re-print of late 50's recordings by this higly innovative Jazzman that seems to have borrowed Van Gogh's ear for inspiration!incl. "better git it in your soul", "goodbye pork pie hat", "open letter to Duke", "Bird calls"...;)
Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (Abc/Impulse!) SS / SS I'198 55.00
(early 80's italian reprint (in FOC) of fantastic 1963-recordings by this higly innovative Jazzman that seems to have borrowed Van Gogh's ear for inspiration! feat. Booker Ervin, Jerome Richardson, Eric Dolphy, Jaki Byard, Jay Berliner, Charles Mariano...; incl. "better get hit in you' soul" (!)
Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (Impulse!) EX / EX U.S.'1972 95.00
(early 70's orig. U.S. release of fantastic 1963-recordings by this higly innovative Jazzman that seems to have borrowed Van Gogh's ear for inspiration! feat. Booker Ervin, Jerome Richardson, Eric Dolphy, Jaki Byard, Jay Berliner, Charles Mariano...; incl. "better get hit in you' soul"(!); MONO-print in nice FOC;)
Mingus Plays Piano (Impulse!) EX / EX U.S.'1972 95.00
(early 70's orig. U.S. release of fantastic 1963-recordings by this higly innovative Jazzman that seems to have borrowed Van Gogh's ear for inspiration! this album has spontaneous compositions and improvisations; incl. "Roland Kirk's message"; FOC in nice shape!)
The Black Saint & The Sinner Lady (Impulse!) EX / EX U.S.'1972 95.00
(early 70's orig. U.S. release of fantastic 1963-recordings by this higly innovative Jazzman that seems to have borrowed Van Gogh's ear for inspiration! ...and... "he touches his beloved's thought while her world's affluence crumbles at his feet"; very nice shape!)

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