Jazz R

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Rai Big Band And Soloists Jelly Roll (FMP) M- / M- D'1981 75.00
(early 80's german release(a serious vinyl-rarity in 2000 and beyond!!) of tribute-project to Jelly Roll Morton,recorded LIVE in Italy w/Radio Big Band and soloists...starring Alexander Von Schlippenbach who arranged,produced(sleeve design also by him) and he plays the piano,Gerd Dudek on clarinet,Bob Stewart on tuba,...;)
Doug Raney Quartet Introducing Doug Raney (Steeple Chase) EX / EX DK'1978 75.00
(late 70's danish orig. issue of smokin' Jazz-venture by Jimmy Rainey's son!! Doug is gifted w/a fascinating, pearly guitar-style... riding fast-trout moods, swift strokes in clear ponds shimmering w/a lyrical versatility... the interplay between Duke Jordan on piano and Doug on Tadd Dameron's "casbah" (10.15) is just next to awesome!! covers of Parker's "bluebird", Gershwin's "someone to watch over me" and a great rendition of Coltrane's "Mr. P. C."; Billy Hart on drums and Hugo Rasmussen (b)
Doug Raney Quintet I'll Close My Eyes (Steeple Chase) M- / M- DK'1982 65.00
(early 80's danish orig. print of fine Jazz-venture by the son of Jimmy Raney! has a great version of Cedar Walton's "Bolivia" ...breezin' down w/ a boppin' latin jive, Doug's tasty guitar lines, Horace Parlan on piano, Bernt Rosengren on sax & flute, Jesper Lundgard on bass and Ole-Jacob Hansen on drums;)
Jimmy Raney Quartet Feat. Kirk Lightsey
The Master (Criss Cross Jazz) EX / EX NL'1984 55.00
(orig. dutch print of impressive Jazz strutter fronted my master guitar-picker: ace piano accompaniments by Kirk Lightsey, Jesper Lundgaard on bass and Eddie Gladden (dr); extra-tasty renditions of Charlie Parker's "Billie's bounce", "along came Betty" (Benny Golson) , Cole Porter's "it's allright with me"; liners by Chris Sheridan; ...a great album!!)
Enrico Rava The Pilgrim And The Stars (ECM) EX / EX D'1975 52.00
(mid-70's orig. german print of expressive Jazz venture led by Rava on trumpet; John Abercrombie on guitar, Palle Daniellson on bass & Jon Christensen on drums;)
Enrico Rava Quartet Ah (ECM) M- / M- D'1979 52.00
(late 70's orig. german print of solid Jazz venture led by Rava on trumpet, Franco D'Andrea (p) Giovanni Tommaso (b) and Bruce Ditmas(dr) ...housed in nice silvery sleeve;)
Don Redman And His
Orchestra
For Europeans Only (Steeple Chase) M- / M- DK'1983 65.00
(orig. danish print of rare live recordings from 1946 in Copenhagen; Big Band thing feat. Billy Taylor, Jackie Carman, Bob Williams, Ted Sturgis...; incl. "I goth rhythm" (Gershwin) "metronome all out" (Ellington) ...title-track is by Tadd Dameron; FOCw/liners on inside;)
Dizzy Reece Progress Report (Jasmine) M- / EX U.K.'198 55.00
(80's U.K. re-release of sessions dating back to 1956 by Kingston, Jamaica born Alphonso Son Reece (respectfully) known as Dizzy! ...coming to London in 1948 and leavin' for the New Continent to work there...; line-up has Victor Feldman and/or Johnny Weed and/or Terry Shannon on piano, Lloyd Thompson and/or Lenny Bush on bass, Phil Seaman (dr) ...and Dave Goldberg on guitar on the self-penned 'n utterly dashin' "Basie line" (!) ...this album serves for another proof to demonstrate whatta GREAT trumpeter we have here!! boss sound-quality!)
Reflexionen Live (Timeless) M / M CH'1986 42.00
(mid-80's swiss Jazz-release by native band feat. Bobby Burri on bass, Urs Leimgruber on saxes (both are ex-members of the legendary OM!)Don Friedman on piano, Joël Allouche on drums; selections mostly written by Leimgruber;)
Rufus Reid Trio Perpetual Stroll (Theresa) M- / M- U.S.'1981 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of early 80's solo-thing by Dexter Gordon's bass-man; trio-performance feat. Eddie Gladden on drums & Kirk Lightsey on piano; has a version of Hancock's "one finger snap";)
Django Reinhardt Djangolgy (Giants Of Jazz) M- / EX I'1984 32.00
(italian release of recordings from the 30's (of the 20th century) by this magical Gypsy-Dixie-Jazz guitar wizard w/not as many fingers as others but running scales like unleashing mythical wind outta tombs of nightmarish shudders! ...songs from the golden years w/Coleman Hawkins, Benny Carter, Dicky Wells...etc.)
Le Quintette Du Hot Club De France (Giants Of Jazz) M- / EX I'1984 36.00
(italian release of recordings from the 30's (of the 20th century) by this magical Gypsy-Dixie-Jazz guitar wizard w/not as many fingers as others but running scales like unleashing mythical wind outta tombs of nightmarish shudders! featured here is the magic violin art of Stéphane Grappelli!!)
Buddy Rich Super Rich (Verve) EX / EX U.S.'196 75.00
(60's U.S. yellow label-promo MONO release of compilation album w/ tracks prev. released on Verve V6-8142 ("the swinging Buddy Rich")and Verve V6-8425 ("Blues/Caravan")... top sound quality to be enjoyed on Ellington's "caravan", Benny Golson's "I remember Clifford" and the great "blowin' the blues away" (8:37) by Horace Silver; nice silver/gold sleeve w/small promo-sticker on front; top shape!)
The Buddy Rich Band Very Alive At Ronnie Scotts (RCA) M- / EX U.K.'1972 65.00
(orig. U.K. print of HOT Big-Band-Jazz venture fronted by famous "drum-machine"; rendition of "milestones" (Miles Davis) "in a mellow tone" (Duke Ellington) and arranged by Oliver Nelson; FOC in nice shape!)
Buddy Rich & Gene Krupa Burnin' Beat (Verve) EX / EX U.S.'196 95.00
(orig. U.S. black label stereo release of 1962 recordings feat. these 2 drummers extraordinaire plus Jimmie Cleveland (in the brass section)George Barnes & Howard Collins on guitars...; smokin' Big Band sound in spots!)
Dannie Richmond Plays Charles Mingus (Timeless) M- / M- NL'1981 65.00
(early 80's holland print of early 80's album by Charles Mingus right hand ...his drummer Dannie Richmond! all Mingus compositions (save "wee" which is by Sye Johnson) ...incl. "fabous is fobous", "good bye pork pye", "Duke Ellington sound of love"; the very underrated Jack Walrath on trumpet, Bob Neloms (p) Ricky Ford on tenor sax, Cameron Brown on bass;)
Dannie Richmond Quartet Ode To Mingus (Soul Note) M- / M- I'1979 55.00
(late 70's orig. italian print of great album by the drummer who worked w/ Charles Mingus from 1956-1970! title track is an 18:13 ode to master Mingus (who passed away early in '79) ...a dirge w/ a bloozed ribbon performed in a most captivating way; ...Bil Saxton on tenor sax, Danny Mixon on piano, Mike Richmond(b)
Sam Rivers & Dave Holland Vol.2 (Improvising Artists Inc.) EX / VG++ U.S.'1977 52.00
(orig. U.S. release of duo-venture of Free-Form-Jazz dimension by bassist Holland and Rivers who plays piano & flute and "wrote" the two sidelong tracks! Paul Bley produced; recorded in '76 in New York;)
Max Roach It's Time (Abc/Impulse!) EX / EX U.S.'197 55.00
(late 60's/early 70's(?) recordings by renowned drummer/ composer/ arranger sailing forth w/orchestra and haunting chorus-colors stirring embers of elementary black gospel; w/Abbey Lincoln, Richard Williams, Clifford Jordan, Julian Priester, Art Davis and Mal Waldron; Roach wrote some liners on inside of FOC which has an impressive painting (on front) of the artist created by Prophet!)
Max Roach Quartet Live In Tokyo Vol.2 (Denon Jazz) M- / M- J'1977 75.00
(orig. japanese print of late 70's live recordings in Japan; feat. Cecil Bridgewater(t) Billy Harper(ts) and Reggie Workman on bass; incl. "scott free part 1 & 2"; w/insert-sheet;)
Max Roach & Anthony Braxton
Birth And Rebirth (Black Saint) M- / M- I'1978 65.00
("the music in this album is a result of our belief in a continuum that links the present with the past. our spontaneous improvisations are true to those well defined principles basic to African American culture. Thank your for listening"(on the back cover of this album by Roach/Braxton)
Luckey Roberts & Willie "The Lion" Smith
Luckey & The Lion-Harlem Piano (Good Time Jazz) EX / VG++ U.S.'1960 95.00
(orig. early 60's U.S. stereo print of 1958 recordings by two piano-giants & major creators of the Harlem Piano style...piano solos kindlin' an exciting honky tonkin' mood; Nat Hentoff contributes the liners;)
Jim Robinson Living New Orleans Jazz, 1976 (Smoky Mary Phonograph Company) M- / EX U.S.'1976 75.00
(mid-70's U.S. print of HOT 'n most authentic New Orleans groove-bag struttin' forth with tunes like "Basin Street blues" , "moonlight and roses" , "the old rugged cross", "Sister Kate", Jim Robinson Blues" ...; another great venture by this trombone legend!!)
Betty Roché Singin' & Swingin' (Status) EX / EX U.S.'196 SOLD
(orange label reprint from the mid 60's of early 60's release;tasty Vocal-Jazz piece feat. Bill Jennings on guitar,Jimmy Forrest on tenor sax,JackMcDuff at the organ,Wendell Marshall plays bass & Roy Haynes beats the drums;incl. "Billie's bounce";)
Claudio Roditi Claudio! (Uptown) M / M- U.S.'1985 42.00
(mid-80's U.S. release by South American born trumpeter; straight-jazz lines w/ covers of Wayne Shorter's "nefertiti", "the eternal triangle" (Sonny Stitt) "karioka" (Kenny Dorham)... feat. Slide Hampton on trombone, Rufus Reid, Mulgrew Miller on piano...; Francis Davis wrote the liners;)
Red Rodney & Ira Sullivan Quintet
Sprint (Elektra Musician) EX / M- D'1983 42.00
(german orig. print of LIVE recorded Jazz-grooves by Rodney on trumpet & fluegelhorn, Sullivan plays sax...;)
Sonny Rollins Alternate Takes (Contemporary) M / M- D'1986 65.00
(german 80's orig. print of previously unreleased recordings from the late 50's recorded at Contemporary's studio in L.A. 1957/58; 2 songs are alternate takes from his "way out west" album performed as a trio (Ray Brown & Shelly Manne) the other songs have Victor Feldman on vibes (1 song) Hampton Hawes(p) Barney Kessel on guitar...; incl. "come, gone"(10:28)
Brass & Trio (Verve) M- / M- U.S.'196 75.00
(2 sides w/ different line-ups and recording places; A-side feat. Nat Adderley, Clark Terry, Dick Katz, Henry Grimes, Roy Haynes...; B-side has Charles Wright and Henry Grimes completing the trio; both sides are recorded in 1958; black-label-print and beauty shape;)
The Bridge (RCA) EX / EX D'1962 110.00
(orig. german black-label MONO issue of tasty Bop grooves feat. the fine elctric-guitar work of Jim Hall!! Bob Cranshaw on bass, Ben Riley or H.T. Saunders on drums;)
East Broadway Run Down (Impulse!) EX / EX U.S.'1972 65.00
(recorded in 1966 as a quartet feat. Jimmy Garrison, Freddie Hubbard & Elvin Jones... and a powerful bag these cats pull forth! title-track brews side-long; thick FOC and liners by Nat Hentoff;)
East Broadway Run Down (Impulse!) M- / EX U.S.'1972 72.00
(recorded in 1966 as a quartet feat. Jimmy Garrison, Freddie Hubbard & Elvin Jones... and a powerful bag these cats pull forth! title-track brews side-long; thick FOC and in truly nice nick;)
Great Moments With (MCA) M- / M- D'1981 52.00
(early 80's german reprint of fine compilation album orig. released in the 70's; recordings contained are from 1965/66 ...incl. "east Broadway run down" (20:25) "on Green Dolphin street"...; FOC w/ notes by L. Feather;)
Moving Out (Prestige) M / M- D'198 55.00
(80's german reprint of rare Prestige album recorded in 1954; two line-ups as 2 different recording dates: ...4 selections feat. Kenny Dorham(trumpet) Elmo Hope (p) Percy Heath (b) & Art Blakey (dr) ...on "more than you know" you have the quartet feat. Art Taylor, Tommy Potter and Thelonious Monk;)
No Problem (Milestone) M / M- D'1982 42.00
(early 80's german print; feat. Bobby Broom on guitar, Bobby Hutcherson on vibes, Tony Williams (dr) and Bob Cranshaw on electric bass; ...there's a rockin' pulse lingerin' here thru' these lines of 80's Fusion-type of Jazz;)
On Impulse! (MCA) M / M- J'1981 65.00
(early 80's japanese stereo reprint; recorded in 1965 w/Ray Bryant on piano, Walter Booker (b) and Mickey Roker (dr) incl. "on Green Dolphin street" (7:05)
On Impulse! (MCA) M / M- I'198 38.00
(italian MONO-reprint from the 80's; recorded in 1965 w/Ray Bryant on piano, Walter Booker(b) and Mickey Roker(dr) incl. "on Green Dolphin street" (7:05)
Reevaluation:The Impulse Years (Abc/Impulse!) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1973 55.00
(U.S. print of double-set covering  some of Rollins' recordings for Impulse!; incl. "east Broadway run down" (20:25) "Alfie's theme", "on Green Dolphin street"...; FOC w/liners by Robert Palmer;)
Sonny Boy (Prestige) M!! / EX U.S.'196 225.00
(orig. black/yellow label MONO print of early 60's release; recorded in 1956; assisted by Kenny Drew on piano, George Morrow on bass, Max Roach on drums, Kenny Dorham blows the trumpet on "the house I live in", Wade Legge plays piano on the same; cover is an immaculate beauty, disc is VERY NICE!)
Vol.1 & Vol. 2 (RCA) M- / EX F'197 65.00
(french print of double-set containing recordings from 1962 feat. Jim Hall (guit) Bob Cranshaw (b) Ben Riley or H.T. Saunders (dr) ...cover of "god bless the child" (Billie Holiday) ...the other disc is entitled "Sonny meets Hawk! yes, Coleman Hawkins plays here... Paul Bley (p)Henry Grimes...; incl. a version of "summertime"; FOC w/liner-notes; both albums have been prev. released;)
Sonny Rollins & The Contemporary Leaders
Same (Contemporary) M / M- D'198 52.00
(german 80's reprint of rare late 50's album recorded in 1958 in L.A.; feat. Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman on vibes (1 song) Hampton Hawes(p) Barney Kessel on guitar and Leroy Vinnegar...; incl. the great  "rock-a-bye your baby" with a dixie melody";)
Sonny Rollins Quintet Rollins Plays For Bird (Prestige) M- / M D'198 52.00
(german 80's reprint in stereo; feat. Kenny Dorham, Max Roach, George Morrow and Wade Legge (p) ...7 tunes from the post-1950 Parker repertoire incl."they can't take that away from me", "kids know", "star eyes"...;)
Charlie Rouse Hard Cookin' (Prestige) SS / SS U.S.'1965 225.00
(double-set packed w/steamin' BOP-grooves delivered by such legends as Donald Byrd, Jackie McLean, Frank Foster, John Coltrane, Ray Bryant, Red Garland, Art Taylor....; still sealed after all these years!!!)
Hard Cookin' (Prestige) M- / M- U.S.'1965 210.00
(double-set packed w/steamin' BOP-grooves delivered by such legends as Donald Byrd, Jackie McLean, Frank Foster, John Coltrane, Ray Bryant, Red Garland, Art Taylor...; FOC and in great shape!!)
Jimmy Rowles Plays Duke Ellington And Billy Strayhorn (Columbia) M- / M- U.S.'1981 42.00
(early 80's orig. U.S. release of fine solo-piano renditions of songs by Duke & Billy Strayhorn; incl. "mood indigo", "lotus blossom", "take the "A" train"...; liners by Tom Piazza;)
Robert Ruff Shaza-Ra (Baystate) EX / M- J'1977 SOLD
(70's japanese release of most expressive, black Free-Form speckled Jazz brewing fronted by bassist Ruff; Paqib Hassan & William Mathews on tenor sax, Mwalim Atif (p) and Syd Smart on drums;)
Hilton Ruiz Quintet Excition (Steeple Chase) EX / EX DK'1977 65.00
(orig. danish print of eciting Jazz driver fronted by black pianist Ruiz who's been teamin' up w/Charles Mingus, Archie Shepp and Roland Kirk; Frank Foster on saxes, Richard Williams on trumpet, Buster Williams(b) and Roy Brooks(dr)...  incl. the great, rockin' down-homey "blues for Becky" (R. Williams) w/ a great, stompin' bass-solo; ...this is a most refreshing album!)
George Russell Electronic Sonata For Souls Loved By Nature (Flying Dutchman) M- / EX / Co. U.S.'1971 SOLD
(recorded live at a concert in Oslo, Norway in 1969; fragments of different musical styles such as Rock, Avant-Garde, Raga, Jazz and Blues find way into a striking bag of trancey, earthy flows w/socio-spiritual overtones... a wedding of non-electronic pan-stylism to electronic-pan-stylism created by Russell's piano, Jan Garbarek(ts), Manfred Schoof (tr) Red Mitchell (b) Terje Rypdal (guit) and Jon Christensen (dr) ...2 side-long ventures into inner- and outer-space; scarce U.S. print in thick FOC;)
Electronic Sonata For Souls Loved By Nature (Flying Dutchman) EX / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1971 95.00
(recorded live at a concert in Oslo, Norway in 1969; fragments of different musical styles such as Rock, Avant-Garde, Raga, Jazz and Blues find way into a striking bag of trancey, earthy flows w/socio-spiritual overtones... a wedding of non-electronic pan-stylism to electronic-pan-stylism created by Russell's piano, Jan Garbarek(ts)  Manfred Schoof (tr) Red Mitchell (b) Terje Rypdal (guit) and Jon Christensen (dr) ....2 side-long ventures into inner- and outer-space; scarce U.S. print in thick FOC;)
The Esoteric Circle (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 actually is the band name consisting 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!! FOC w/liner by Nat Hentoff;)
The Essence (Sonet) EX / EX S?'1971 95.00
(orig. swedish (?) release (orange/purple/white-label print) of mid-to late 60's scandinavian broadcast-/studio-recordings; fragments of different musical styles such as Rock, Avant-Garde, Raga, Jazz and Blues find way into a striking bag of trancey, earthy flows w/socio-spiritual overtones ...a wedding of non-electronic pan-stylism to electronic-pan-stylism created by Russell's piano, Jan Garbarek (ts) Terje Rypdal (guit) Jon Christensen (dr) plus many other scandinavian musicians; incl. "electronic sonata for sould loved by nature" unfolding in 3 parts & stretching over 3 (!) vinyl-sides; originating from different places, from pure electronics produced  on a Moog synthesizer to church music, jazz and 3rd world ethno/cult influences; the tape-material has been treated via electronics using computer units; "concerto for self-accompanied guitar" (9:45) performed by Rune Gustafson by using the overdubbing process; this is a studio recording; FOC w/expressive Psychedelic-Art sleeve leading ways to the powerful sound-tapestries enclosed!!)
New York,N.Y. And Jazz In The Space Age (MCA) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1973 65.00
(early 70's U.S. double-reissue package containing 2 pathbreakin' Bop mayhems recorded in 1959 & 1960 of the 20th century; narration by John Hendricks on "New York, N.Y." ; FOC w/ liners by L. Feather;)
George Russell And His Orchestra
Jazz In The Space Age (Decca) EX / EX U.S.'196 125.00
(orig. print of this CLASSIC 'n pathbreakin' Bop-racer gazin' 'to eerie pan-tonal realms... or... to be chromatic doesn't necessarily mean to be atonal! anyway, call it Psychedelic-Bop, call it atonally amplified space w/a Big Bill Broonzy sound... anything goes when facing the squares while hitting the round! this album is an innovation and the earthed testimony according to "the lydian concept of tonal organization" ...well, sometimes theory finds a way to get engangled by tentacles of orgy! feat. Bill Evans, Paul Bley, Barry Galbraith (guit)Charlie Persip (dr)...;)
George Russell Sextet Feat. Don Ellis & Eric Dolphy (Riverside) VG++ / EX U.S.'1969 85.00
(late 60's release w/two big Jazz-names aboard; cover of Miles Davis' "Nardis", Ch. Parker's "au privave" and  "'round midnight"; the B-side has 3 Russell compositions:"blues in orbit", "the stratus seekers" and "thoughts";)
Pee Wee Russell Gumbo (Honey Dew) M- / EX U.S.'1977 52.00
(70's U.S. release of LIVE recordings (from the 40's??) in New England by famous St.Louis born Dixie-Jazz clarinet-swinger; band feat. Tony Tomasso on trumpet, Porky Cohan (trombone) Ed Soares on piano, John Pell on bass & Tuba and Ray Cerce (dr) ...covers of "ain't misbehavin'", "struttin' with some barbeque" (Louis Armstrong) ...has a khool "steamboat-motive" card-board-jacket;)
Furusawa Ryojiro Quartet Feat. Mukai Shigeharu
You Wanna Rain (Frasco) EX / EX J'1975 SOLD
(mid-70's release by japanese sax man w/piano, bass 'n drums plus Shigeharu on trombone; all orig. songs but one; w/insert-sheet;)

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