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The Amazing Nina Simone (Colored Vinyl)
Lavender & Pink Colored Vinyl
Limited To 1000
This is Simone's 2nd recording released in 1959. She does not play much piano (just cameos on two songs) and is backed by a subtle orchestra arranged by Bob Mersey. Lavender and pink vinyl reissue. Original artwork.1. Blue Prelude
2. Children Go Where I Send You
3. Tomorrow (We Will Meet Once More)
4. Stompin' At The Savoy
5. It Might As Well Be Spring
6. You've Been Gone Too Long
7. That's Him Over There
8. Chilly Winds Don't Blow
9. Theme From Middle of the Night
10. Can't Get Out Of This Mood
11. Willow Weep For Me
12. Solitaire$23.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Informal Jazz (Mono)Pianist/composer Elmo Hope is joined on 1956's Informal Jazz by a literal dream team of jazz giants including John Coltrane (tenor sax), Hank Mobley (tenor sax), Donald Byrd (trumpet), Paul Chambers (bass) and Philly Joe Jones (drums). The 4-song hard bop set is anchored by the two Hope originals Weeja and On It which are featured here alongside the Jimmy Van Heusen penned Polka Dots and Moonbeams and the popular jazz standard Avalon. With a line-up like this, the title may be the only thing informal about it!
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Weeja
2. Polka Dot and Moonbeams
3. On It
4. Avalon$39.99200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl Mono LP - Sealed Buy Now
Jazz Impressions Of Black Orpheus
Special Vinyl Reissue
Impressions of Black Orpheus is the legendary album by the Vince Guaraldi Trio, originally released in 1962. The album contains both original
compositions and covers of songs from the 1959 film Black Orpheus. It spawned the hit single Cast Your Fate to the Wind, which won the 1963 Grammy
Award for Best Original Jazz Composition.
This unique and memorable album has been newly released on vinyl, and is essential for all jazz and vinyl collectors, as well as fans of the famed 1959
Brazilian film.1. Samba De Orpheus
2. Manhã De Carnaval
3. O Nosso Amor
5. Cast Your Fate To The Wind
6. Moon River
8. Since I Fell For You$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
URPD-MOV-1899xGare du Nord
Sex 'n' Jazz (Expanded)Limited Edition Of 1,000 Numbered Copies On White Vinyl, Black Vinyl Thereafter
180-Gram Audiophile Vinyl
Gatefold Sleeve With Deluxe Spot Varnish
Remastered Expanded Edition
Featuring Marvin Gaye And Paul Carrack
First Time On Vinyl!
Originally released in March 2007, Sex 'n' Jazz, starring Marvin Gaye, Paul Carrack, and Erik Truffaz, immediately captured the public's attention and became an overnight success for Dutch groove jazz band Gare du Nord. Tracks like Marvin & Miles, You're My Medicine and Beautiful Day would become instant classics and kick-started a new jazz pop wave in The Netherlands.
The appeal of the album was also recognized by jazz label Blue Note and in 2009 a remixed version of the album hit the shelves. With the key tracks, originally mixed in the chill mode, dramatically remixed in club soul style, the blue label parachuted Sex 'n' Jazz into platinum heaven.
This 2017 expanded edition brings together both the Blue Note remix album master and the original vintage album master from early 2007 for the very first time. State of the art remastered, this landmark edition of Sex 'n' Jazz sounds as crispy as ever. This must be the ultimate fan experience to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the trendsetting club soul masterwork and its prelude.
Ten years after its original release, the album is now available on vinyl for the first time. The first limited, individually numbered edition is pressed on white vinyl. Only 1,000 copies available.
Further decades may pass and public taste may change, but it will always be just the right time for Sex 'n' Jazz.LP 1
1. Somethin' In My Mouth (Sex 'n' Jazz 1)
2. Marvin & Miles
3. Ride On (Featuring Paul Carrack)
4. Cool Summer Breeze
5. Beautiful Day
6. You're My Medicine (feat. Marvin Gaye)
7. More Medicine
8. Chet's Chat
9. Quiet Storm
10. I Want Love
11. Lobster For Love (Sex 'n' Jazz 2)
12. Hey, Mr. Glider (feat. Erik Truffaz)
13. Hot Glue
1. Marvin & Miles
2. Somethin' In My Mouth (Sex 'n' Jazz 1)
3. Ride On
4. You're My Medicine
5. More Medicine
6. Summer Breeze
7. Beautiful Day
8. Chet's Chat
9. Lobster For Love (Sex 'n' Jazz 2)
10. Hey, Mr. Glider
11. Quiet Storm
12. I Want Love
13. Hot Glue$39.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Shostakovich: The Jazz AlbumChailly's direction is good-humoured and affectionate, his Royal Concertgebouw players sound at home in every bar and the recording is both clean and ambient. -Gramophone, 2010
Presented with original artwork and pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl at Optimal.1. Jazz Suite No.1
2. Piano Concerto No.1 For Piano, Trumpet & Strings, Op.35
3. Jazz Suite No.2
4. Tahiti Trot$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
LION-WAX-8233xMichel Legrand & Miles Davis
Legrand JazzFrench composer and pianist Michel Legrand's album Legrand Jazz in its entirety, featuring his first recorded collaboration with Miles Davis.
Legrand Jazz compiled three June 1958 New York sessions featuring many of the finest jazz musicians in the history of the genre. Featuring John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Herbie Mann, Ben Webster, Hank Jones, Paul Chambers & Max Roach, among others.
One Pressing Limited Edition1. Wild Man Blues(Louis Armstrong-Jelly Roll Morton)
2. Round Midnight(Thelonious Monk-Cootie Williams-Bernie Hanighen)
3. The Jitterbug Waltz (Fats Waller)
4. Django (John Lewis)
5. Nuages (Django Reinhardt)
6. Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk-Cootie Williams-Bernie Hanighen)
7. Rosetta (Earl Hines-William Henri Woode)
8. Dont Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington-Sidney Keith Russell)
9. Blue And Sentimental (Count Basie-Mack David-Jerry Livingston)
10. Stompin At The Savoy (Benny Goodman-Chick Webb-Edgar M. Sampson)
11. A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie-Frank Paparelli)
12. In A Mist (Bix Beiderbecke)$27.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Jazz Reunion (Pure Pleasure)It is strange that two such individual musicians as Pee Wee Russell and Coleman Hawkins were kept apart for some 32 years but it is a fact that not since 1929 had they met in a recording studio. Pee Wee Russell's unique, and sometimes derided approach was praised as ahead of its time, and cited by some as an early example of free jazz. Coleman Hawkins, at the time of this 1961 Jazz Reunion record date dismissed any idea that Russell was now playing modern, claiming that he had always played that way. The greatly imaginative improvisations of Russell when at his best remain an inspiration to jazz clarinetists.
On this album the whole group move with an elasticity which only comes when exactly the right mood is attained by all the musicians taking part. Pee Wee plays with deep passion throughout and Hawkins was never heard in better blowing form than this. His virile, robust solos are as forceful as anything he recorded in his long distinguished career. Emmett Berry's solos are models of tasteful improvisation. Brookmeyer displays a pretty turn of wit and builds his solos with ingenuity. With excellent arrangements by Nat Pierce and some lovely cymbal work from Jo Jones this really is a beauty.
- Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone)
- Pee Wee Russell (clarinet)
- Emmett Berry (trumpet)
- Bob Brookmeyer (trombone)
- Nat Pierce (piano)
- Milt Hinton (bass)
- Jo Jones (drums)
Recording: February 1961 at Nola Penthouse Studio, New York City, by Bob d'Orleans
Production: Nat Hentoff
About Pure Pleasure
At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.
During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.
A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.
We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.
We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.
To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.
This title is not eligible for discount.1. If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)
2. Tin Tin Deo
4. All Too Soon
5. 28th And 8th
6. What Am I Here For$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Coltrane Jazz180 Gram 45 RPM Double LP Remastered From Original Master Tapes
Pressed at Pallas and Mastered by Bernie Grundman
Originally released in 1960, and on the heels of Giant Steps, Coltrane Jazz came in the midst of the saxophonist's peak Atlantic period. The album is among several recordings that Coltrane issued from 1959-1961, and which, ultimately, forever changed the face of music.
Featuring pianists Wynton Kelly and McCoy Tyner, bassists Paul Chambers and Steve Davis, and drummers Elvin Jones and Jimmy Cobb, the set was recorded at three separate sessions. The expert personnel are a harbinger of the great quartet Coltrane soon would assemble for 1960's My Favorite Things. And while not as famous as that iconic title, Coltrane Jazz belongs in the pantheon of phenomenal jazz albums and is an absolute must for any music fan.
In addition to boasting superior performances and playing, the set marks Trane's first use of multiphonics, the practice of extracting more than one tone at a time from the horn, which here, and unlike on any other Coltrane record, is querulously pitched, allowing him to explore new tonalities on tracks such as Harmonique. Innovations abound. Every cut is an original composition save for Johnny Mercer's My Shining Hour. Not surprisingly, Miles Davis' influence is felt throughout; his rhythm section is used on all but one selection.
ORG Music continues its praiseworthy archival vinyl series, presenting this landmark jazz effort cut at 45RPM and on first-rate 180g vinyl. Mastered from the original master tapes with meticulous care, Coltrane Jazz teems with new life, with the headliner's horn playing and tonalities assuming lifelike richness, boldness, and presence. The supporting cast's movements and fills are heard in pristine clarity, and the airiness that all jazz lovers prize is here in spades.
45rpm 180g Vinyl
Mastered from original master tapes
Mastered by Bernie Grundman
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Little Old Lady
2. Village Blues
3. My Shining Hour
4. Fifth House
6. Like Sonny
7. I'll Wait and Pray
8. Some Other Blues$49.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45 RPM LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Jazz At The PlazaJazz At The Plaza is another fine live recording from 1958 by the Miles Davis Sextet (this time with the classic first Miles Davis Quintet drummer Philly Joe Jones, instead of Jimmy Cobb). Recorded at the Edwardian Room of the Plaza Hotel for a bunch of record biz execs celebrating the success of Columbia Records jazz division, the crowd may have been stiff but the group was anything but, storming through "If I Were A Bell" (yes, the Guys & Dolls tune) and "Straight, No Chaser" before settling into a beautiful rendition of "My Funny Valentine", and closing out the set with Sonny Rollins' hard-bop classic, "Oleo". Reissued on LP by Doxy.1. If I Were a Bell
2. Straight, No Chaser
3. My Funny Valentine
4. Oleo$32.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Jazz SambaStan Getz presents Jazz Samba. Features exclusive cover by photographer Jean-Pierre Leloir.1. Desafinado
2. Samba Dees Days
3. O Pato
4. Samba Triste
5. Samba De Uma Nota So
6. E Luxo So
8. Desafinado$19.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Mastered By Bernie Grundman From The Original Analog Tape
Housed In A Tip-On Gatefold Jacket (From Stoughton Printing) For The First Time!
Plated And Pressed At Quality Record Pressings!
Ellington Soars To Unmatched Artistic Heights Alongside Impressive Jazz Stars Including Dizzy Gillespie, Johnny Hodges And Jimmy Rushing!
The tremendously detailed audio effect achieved by Columbia's engineers is brought back to life on this 200-gram LP from Analogue Productions. You want Duke and his men at their best, this is it!
Duke Ellington called his music American Music rather than jazz, and liked to describe those who impressed him as beyond category. He remains one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music and is widely considered as one of the 20th century's best known African American personalites. He received 13 Grammy Awards and was honored with the French Legion of Honor in 1973. Posthumous recognition of his work include a special award citation from the Pulitzer Prize Board.
Dizzy's spectacular trumpet blooms here amidst the Ellingtonian aggregate. The sometimes tender, sometimes shouting blues style of Jimmy Rushing provides nice contrast in one of the most varied and satisfying Ellington recordings ever. Originally released on Columbia Records in 1959, Jazz Party In Stereo contains a formidable gallery of jazz stars including Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Rushing, Johnny Hodges, Clark Terry, Paul Gonsalves, and more!
So what have we done to perfect this brilliant reissue? Mastering by Bernie Grundman from the original analog tape, for starters. Naturally we turned to our own Quality Record Pressings for the finest 200-gram, dead-silent background pressing. Top it off with a Stoughton Printing gatefold tip-on jacket with beautiful full-size inner pictures and you've got an audiophile's dream. A can't miss for your collection!
This most unusual Duke Ellington record includes two selections featuring nine symphonic percussionists on timpani, vibes, marimbas, and xylophones. Dizzy Gillespie makes a historic appearance with Ellington's orchestra on 'U.M.M.G.' (a meeting that should have been repeated often but sadly never was), Jimmy Rushing (Count Basie's former vocalist) sings 'Hello Little Girl,' and both Johnny Hodges ('All of Me') and Paul Gonsalves ('Ready Go!') have chances to blow. - AllMusic
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Malletoba Spank (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn)
2. Red Garter (Toot Suite, Pt. I)
3. Red Shoes (Toot Suite, Pt. II)
4. Red Carpet (Toot Suite, Pt. III)
5. Ready, Go! (Toot Suite, Pt. IV)
6. U.M.M.G. (Upper Manhattan Medical Group)
7. All of Me
8. Tymperturbably Blue
9. Hello Little Girl$39.99200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Country JazzPressed On Red Colored Vinyl
Jazz-meets-country in an impossibly hot session, ca. 1959! A platter of lightning-fast picking and impeccable taste from the legendary George Barnes!
Chicago's George Barnes led a storied career as bandleader and session guitarist, including roles with national radio and television orchestras during the post-war days when electric guitar was being heard more frequently as a central instrument. His Gibson ES-300 had a singular sound that established his presence and persona among other players, and was heard on many hit records of the '50s and '60s including Connie Francis' "Lipstick on Your Collar." Country Jazz is a 1957 collection of originals and public domain songs reworked in the guitarist's style and sound, originally issued on the budget labels Colortone and Brigade. Listen as one of the early guitar gods turns tune after tune into six-string magic, working a collection of familiar songs into a truly new and exciting experience, presented here in its original mono mix.
The description on the back of the original album reads: "A wonderful collection of Western favorites that everyone will love-and played in the traditional Western style." The front cover features a more accurate explanation: "Great guitar solos in modern country jazz style"-as if "modern country jazz" was an established category-though, if anyone could establish a new species of music, it was George. Country Jazz was not designed to explore a new iteration of country music, but when George added his own twist of jazz to these rockabilly-tinged tunes the resulting influence was unmistakable. These arrangements of traditional folk and country songs represent the enjoyment George got out of crossing musical genres. He could (and would) play anything-which made him invaluable in the studios of Chicago and New York City, but also meant he defied categorization, inadvertently denying himself a prestigious place in any one class of musician.
Country Jazz was fun for George; little did he know it would become one of his most influential recordings. It's been said that the terrific guitarist Danny Gatton learned the entire album note-for-note, and that it inspired Jimmy Bryant to record his Country Cabin Jazz in 1960. Young guitarists who hadn't yet been born when George died in 1977 are as enthralled by Country Jazz as rock guitarists are of anything from Jimi Hendrix or Eric Clapton, the latter even referencing George in his autobiography.1. Jolly Joe Clark
2. Turkey Cobbler
3. Banjo Hop
4. Old Kentucky Ramble
5. Rockabilly Boogie
6. In The Gloaming
7. Hot Guitar Rag
8. Strollin' Slow
9. Rockin' The Weasel
10. Chicken In The Rough
11. Bass Guitar Blues
12. Dan's Plumb Tuckered
13. Arky Travels Again
14. Bluetail Buzz
15. Hot Shortnin' Bread
16. Old Joe's Boogie$24.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Jazz SambaMastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound
The words bossa nova are often synonymous with the name Stan Getz. But North Americans might not have ever known the bright sound of bossa nova had it not been for Charlie Byrd. In 1961 Byrd returned from a tour of South America, where bossa nova music was thriving. The style was the invention of singer Joao Gilberto and songwriter Antonio Carlos Jobim - an adaptation of infectious Brazilian samba rhythms with the harmonic structures and cool surface of West Coast jazz. Byrd brought back records for Getz to hear, they planned a session, and the result was Jazz Samba - the first album of true bossa nova music by jazz artists and the one that broke the bossa nova wave in 1960s America.
...these are all truly classic Verve titles that you simply don't want to miss...most importantly, the sound of these reissues is nothing short of astounding. Particularly the early Billie and Ella mono records are incredible treasures of sonic beauty. I'd definitely ask Santa for the whole set, or, if you want to cherry pick, the most classic titles. Whatever you decide, you owe yourself at least a half dozen! Winner of a 2012 Positive Feedback Online Writers' Choice Award - Danny Kaey, Positive Feedback Online, November/December 2011
Originally released in 1962.
Stan Getz, tenor saxophone
Charlie Byrd, guitar
Keter Betts, bass
Gene Byrd, bass, guitar
Buddy Deppenschmidt, drums
Antonio Carlos Jobim, guitar
Bill Reichenbach, drums
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Desafinado
2. Samba Dees Days
3. O Pato
4. Samba Triste
5. Samba de Uma Nota So
6. E Luxo S6
7. Behia (aka Baia)
8. Desafinado$54.99200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Jazz TrackA reissue of two underrated Miles Davis sessions on one mono LP; Side One is the Miles Davis Quintet's soundtrack for the French film L'Ascenseuer Pour l'Echafaud while highlights from the Miles Davis Sextet's session on May 26, 1958 (Davis' 32nd birthday).1. GÉnÉrique
2. L'Assassinat De Carala
3. Sur L'Autoroute
4. Julien Dans L'Ascenseur
5. Florence Sur Les Champs-ÉlysÉes
6. Dîner Au Motel
7. Évasion De Julien
8. Visite Du Vigile
9. Au Bar Du Petit Bac
10. Chez Le Photographe Du Motel
11. On Green Dolphin Street
13. Stella By Starlight$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Mono - Sealed Buy Now
Jazz At Massey Hall180 Gram Vinyl
Live At Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada, May 15, 19531. Perdido
2. Salt Peanuts
3. All Things You Are
4. 52nd Street Theme
6. Hot House
7. A Night In Tunisia$27.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Plays Jazz Classics
Limited Edition High-definition 180 Gram Vinyl LP
Original LP With One Bonus Track
1956 sessions from legendary combo
Miles Davis, trumpet
John Coltrane, tenor sax
Red Garland, piano
Paul Chambers, bass
Philly Joe Jones, drums
1. Half Nelson
2. Woody 'N You
3. 'Round Midnight
4. Salt Peanuts
5. Well You Needn't
7. Tune Up
9. The Theme (Bonus Track)$27.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Feeling Of JazzMastered From Original Analog Tapes By Grammy Award Winner Bernie Grundman
Pressed On Audiophile-Grade 180 Gram Vinyl At Pallas Group In Germany
Contains Never-Before-Heard Ellington Originals
Features Exclusive Artwork and Packaging
Recorded at four different sessions in 1962 at Bell Studio, The Feeling of Jazz is one of the rarest titles America's greatest composer ever released, containing both never-before-heard originals as well as reinterpretations of Ellington classics. Performed by the Duke Ellington Orchestra, which included players such as Paul Gonsalves, Johnny Hodges, Harold Baker, and Jimmy Hamilton, the material contains a wealth of spot-on solos and stop-on-a-dime changes.
The Feeling of Jazz represents a critical juncture in Ellington's career and a can't-miss opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts to get closer to the man and his music. The album was mastered from the original analog tapes at Bernie Grundman Studios, and pressed on 180 gram vinyl at Pallas Group in Germany.1. Taffy Twist
4. What Am I Here For
5. Take The 'A' Train
6. I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
8. Black And Tan Fantasy
9. The Feeling Of Jazz
10. Jump For Joy
11. I Let A Song... / Don't Get Around...$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
New Jazz ConceptionsImport
Heavyweight 180gm direct metal mastered vinyl LP pressing with deluxe inner sleeve. Wax Time.
New Jazz Conceptions was Bill Evans' first studio album recorded under his own name. However, by September 1956, at nearly 27-years old, he already had many studio recordings under his belt, and a lot of playing experience. The album primarily showcases Evans in a trio format, but also contains three solo piano tracks, one of which is Evans' earliest recording ever of his legendary composition Waltz for Debby. New Jazz Conceptions was well received by the jazz world, and mostly by his fellow musicians.1. I Love You
3. I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
5. Easy Living
7. Speak Low
8. Waltz For Debby
9. Our Delight
10. My Romance
11. No Cover, No Minimum$27.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Feeling Of Jazz1962 Set from Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Contains New Material and Fresh Interpretations of Classics
Spectacular Audiophile Restoration Series Resurrects UK Label Black Lion: Mastered at Bernie Grundman Studios by Chris Bellman and Pressed at Pallas
EQ Notes and Curation Performed by Iconic Engineer Steve Hoffman; LPs EQ'd and Set Up by Bernie Grundman
Conceived, Designed, and Manufactured for Collectors and Enthusiasts: Vinyl Jacket Features Exclusive Art
Age never slowed Duke Ellington. Recorded at four different sessions in 1962 at Bell Studio in 1962, The Feeling of Jazz is one of the rarest titles America's greatest composer ever released, and contains both never-before-heard originals as well as reinterpretations of Ellington classics. Performed by the Duke Ellington Orchestra, which included players such as Paul Gonsalves, Johnny Hodges, Harold Baker, and Jimmy Hamilton, the material contains a wealth of spot-on solos and stop-on-a-dime changes.
Originally released by the UK label Black Lion, an imprint that specialized in resurrecting rare gems from US jazz and blues legends, The Feeling of Jazz represents a critical juncture in Ellington's career and a can't-miss opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts to get closer to the man and his music. Helmed by ORG, this historical reissue is afforded the ultimate in audiophile production standards, resulting in sonics and presentation befitting the museum-like worth of this record's existence.
Mastered from the original master tapes at Bernie Grundman Studios by Chris Bellman and pressed at Pallas, the 180g LP was curated by legendary engineer Steve Hoffman and eq'd by Grundman himself. A better team you cannot find; every step involved serious quality-control measures to guarantee gorgeous sound. The superb vinyl jacket features exclusive artwork. This is what being a collector is all about. The title isn't widely known, but this reissue preserves historically significant music that will be enjoyed by generations to come.
Jazz fans, audiophiles, and music fanatics, don't sleep on this extraordinary treasure.1. Taffy Twist
4. What Am I Here For
5. Take the 'A' Train
6. I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
8. Black and Tan Fantasy
9. The Feeling of Jazz
10. Jump for Joy
11. I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart/Don't Get Around Much Anymore$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Jazz Workshop RevisitedJazz Workshop Revisited is a live album by jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley recorded at the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco and featuring performances by Adderley with Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef, Joe Zawinul, Sam Jones and Louis Hayes.1. An Opening Comment by Cannonball
2. Primitivo (Cannonball Adderley)
3. Jessica's Day (Quincy Jones)
4. Marney (Donald Byrd)
5. Another Few Words...
6. The Jive Samba (Nat Adderley)
7. Lillie (Sam Jones)
8. Mellow Bruno (Yusef Lateef )
9. Time to go now -really!$27.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - LP Sealed Buy Now
Jazz Party In StereoMastered by Bernie Grundman from the Original Analog Master Tapes!
Numbered Deluxe Laminated Gatefold Jackets! Only 2500 Numbered Limited Edition Copies Worldwide!
Originally released on Columbia Records in 1959, Jazz Party In Stereo contains a formidable gallery of jazz stars including Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Rushing, Johnny Hodges, Clark Terry, Paul Gonsalves, and more!
The sometimes tender, sometimes shouting blues style of Jimmy Rushing provides nice contrast in one of the most varied and satisfying Ellington recordings ever.
Numbered Deluxe Laminated Double Gatefold Jackets
Only 2500 Numbered Limited Edition Copies Worldwide!
Audiophile 180 gram, 45rpm Vinyl
Pressed at RTI
Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet
Ray Nance, trumpet
Clark Terry, trumpet
Cat Anderson, trumpet
Shorty Baker, trumpet
Andres Ford, trumpet
Johnny Hodges, saxophone
Paul Gonzalves, saxophone
Harry Carney, saxophone
Jimmy Hamilton, saxophone
Russell Procope, saxophone
Britt Woodman, trombone
Quentin Jackson, trombone
John Sanders, trombone
Duke Ellington, piano
Jimmy Jones, piano
Jimmy Woode, bass
Sam Woodyard, drums
Jimmy Rushing, vocalist
Morris Goldenberg, percussionist
George Gaber, percussionist
Elden C. Bailey, percussionist
Chauncey Morehouse, percussionist
Harry Breuer, percussionist
Robert M. Rosengarden, percussionist
Walter E. Rosenberger, percussionist
Bradley Spinney, percussionist
Milton Schlesinger, percussionist
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Malletoba Spank
2. Toot Suite:
Red Garter - Red Shoes - Red Carpet (Part 1)
Red Carpet (Part 2)
Red Carpet (Part 3)
3. Satin Doll
4. U.M.M.G. (Upper Manhattan Medical Group)
5. All Of Me
6. Tymperturbably Blue
7. Fillie Trillie
8. Hello Little Girl$54.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Jazz Goes To CollegeIn the spring of 1954 Jazz-great Dave Brubeck did a tour of North American college campuses. Paul Desmond (alto sax), Bob Bates (bass), and Joe Dodge (drums) joined him and their support of Brubeck is uniformly flawless, ultimately producing what many consider as the most memorable music in the artist's cannon.
Indeed the genre gets schooled as the quartet leans in with striking energy and finesse. Enjoyed among college students in the 1950s and early 1960s both the tour and album brought Jazz to a whole new generation.1. Balcony Rock
2. Out Of Nowhere
3. Le Souk
4. Take The "a" Train
5. The Song Is You
6. Don't Worry 'bout Me
7. I Want To Be Happy$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Jazz Composers Workshop #2Originally released as two 10" albums called Jazzical Moods, Jazz Composers' Workshop #2, was the result of one of Mingus' famed Jazz Workshop sessions, held in December 1954 and featuring Thad Jones (trumpet), John LaPorta (clarinet, alto sax) Teo Macero (tenor / baritone sax), Jackson Wiley (cello), and Clem DeRosa (drums). Mingus intended the Workshop as an outlet for young jazz composers, who might otherwise not be given the opportunity to record their own material, including Mingus' own compositions which, along with one composition by Teo Macero, are given center stage here. This LP, also features Mingus' debut on piano.1. What Is This Thing Called Love?
2. Four Hands
3. The Spur Of The Moment / Echonitus
4. Stormy Weather
5. Minor Intrusion
7. Thrice Upon A Theme$32.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Jazz Composers WorkshopThe Jazz Composers' Workshop album, originally released on Savoy in 1956, is made up of two sessions-recorded on 31 October 1954 (side A and tracks 5 & 6 on side B), and 30 January 1955 (tracks 1-4 on side B)-that were part of Mingus' influential "Jazz Composers' Workshop", a forum intended to give young jazz composers the opportunity to play and record their own compositions. The 1954 session-a sextet line-up featuring Charles Mingus (bass), John La Porta (clarinet & alto sax), Teo Macero (tenor & baritone sax), George Barrow (tenor & baritone sax), Mal Waldron (piano) and Rudy Nichols (drums)-was made up entirely of Mingus originals, with the exception of the 1925 standard "Tea For Two". Mingus' "Body & Soul", found here, did not appear on the original LP. The 1955 date-a quartet session led by pianist Wally Cirillo, and featuring Mingus on bass, tenor-saxophonist Teo Macero, and drummer Kenny Clarke-was actually intended as a showcase for four compositions by Cirillo, and featured one of the first, if not THE first, jazz composition to be based on a 12-tone row, "Transeason".1. Purple Heart
2. Gregarian Chant
3. Eulogy For Rudy Williams
4. Tea For Two
5. Smog L.A.
6. Level Seven
8. Rose Geranium
9. Getting Together
10. Body & Soul$32.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now