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Blossom Dearie, Blossom Dearie. 1957 on Verve.

The inimitable Blossom Dearie’s debut album. My copy is the 2022 reissue from Vinyl Me, Please, which includes listening notes by Natalie Weiner. Ray Brown, Jo Jones, and…

Ornette Coleman, The Shape Of Jazz To Come, 1959 on Atlantic.

Ornette Coleman, The Shape Of Jazz To Come, 1959 on Atlantic. Coleman’s debut on Atlantic and his third LP. With Don Cherry, Charlie Haden, and Billy Higgins. My…

Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Paul Quinichette, & Wardelll Grey, Tenors Anyone?, 1958 on Dawn.

Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Paul Quinichette, & Wardelll Grey, Tenors Anyone?, 1958 on Dawn. My copy is a 1980 reissue on Biograph Great compilation

Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk, 1958 on Atlantic.

Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk, 1958 on Atlantic. My copy is a 1977 reissue with the Rockefeller Plaza address. Classic collaboration

Bill Evans Trio, Portrait in Jazz, 1960 on Riverside.

Bill Evans Trio, Portrait in Jazz, 1960 on Riverside. My copy is a reissue from 2011 in the Original Jazz Classics series (OJC-088). Evans with Scott LaFaro and…

Coleman Hawkins, The “Hawk” Talks, 1955 on Decca.

Coleman Hawkins, The “Hawk” Talks, 1955 on Decca. First released on two 45 rpm 12″ EPs in 1953, then as an LP in 1955. Conducted and arranged by…

Dinah Wahington, For Those In Love, 1955 on Emarcy.

Dinah Wahington, For Those In Love, 1955 on Emarcy. Emarcy is what you get when you pronounce MRC (Mercury Record Company). Arrangements by Quincy Jones, with Wynton Kelly,…

Gerry Mulligan, The Concert Jazz Band, 1960 on Verve.

Gerry Mulligan, The Concert Jazz Band, 1960 on Verve. Mulligan’s first “Concert Jazz Band” with multiple different players on Trumpet, Sax, and Trombone on different tracks Via Light…

Herbie Mann, Herbie Mann Returns to the Village Gate, 1963 on Atlantic (1407).

Herbie Mann, Herbie Mann Returns to the Village Gate, 1963 on Atlantic (1407). Jazz flute- one in a series of Village Gate LPs dlr Herbie Mann. Cover painting…

Duke Ellington, The Pianist, 1974 on Fantasy.

Duke Ellington, The Pianist, 1974 on Fantasy. Sessions in 1966 and 1970 compiled by Fantasy and reased in 1974.

Erroll Garner, One World Concert, 1963 on Reprise / Octave Records.

Erroll Garner, One World Concert, 1963 on Reprise / Octave Records. Recorded live (“In Actual Performance”) at the Seattle World’s Fair. Octave has reissued this in their remastered…

Phineas Newborn Jr., Here Is Phineas (The Piano Artistry of Phineas Newborn Jr.), 1956 on Atlantic.

Phineas Newborn Jr., Here Is Phineas (The Piano Artistry of Phuneas Newborn Jr.), 1956 on Atlantic. 2022 repress via Vinyl Me, Please Great version of “All the Things…

Duke Ellington Quartet, Duke’s Big 4, 1974 on Pablo.

Duke Ellington Quartet, Duke’s Big 4, 1974 on Pablo. Recorded in 1983 – my copy has a stamp from Everybody’s Records in Cincinnati. Love a well traveled LP.

Herb Eillis and Stuff Smith, Together!, 1963 on Epic.

Herb Eillis and Stuff Smith, Together!, 1963 on Epic. An original mono pressing – Herb Ellis on guitar and Stuff Smith on violin, with Al McKibbon, Lou Levy,…

Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny, Let’s Get Happy Together, 2021 on Stony Plain.

Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny, Let’s Get Happy Together, 2021 on Stony Plain. Great combination that works really well together – one of my favorite albums and I’m…

Wynton Marsalis, Black Codes (From The Underground), 1985 on Columbia.

Wynton Marsalis, Black Codes (From The Underground), 1985 on Columbia. ~24 yr old Wynton with Branford Marsalis, Kenny Kirkland, Jeff Watts, Charlotte Moffett (and Ron Carter on Aural…

Fletcher Henderson, The Indispensible Fletcher Henderson, 1982 on RCA / Jazz Tribune.

Fletcher Henderson, The Indispensible Fletcher Henderson, 1982 on RCA / Jazz Tribune. French pressing of a compilation first released in the US in 1976 as “The Complete Fletcher…

Oscar Peterson, The Oscar Peterson Collection, 1973 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, The Oscar Peterson Collection, 1973 on Verve. Classic Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen, Oscar Peterson Trio – previously released on the Verve albums “In a Romantic Mood”…

Nina Simone, Starring Nina Simone (with George Wallington), 1964 on Spin-O-Rama.

Nina Simone, Starring Nina Simone (with George Wallington), 1964 on Spin-O-Rama. Simone sued Premier albums over this one, alleging it was an unauthorized release and settled out of…

Erroll Garner, Erroll Garner, 1953 on Columbia.

Erroll Garner, Erroll Garner, 1953 on Columbia. Mine’s a 1956 pressing, with the “six-eye” Columbia labels, with the registered trademark on “LP” Sleeve was really just two pieces…