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Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, The Oscar Peterson Trio Set, Jazz at the Philharmonic, reissued 1985 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, The Oscar Peterson Trio Set, Jazz at the Philharmonic, reissued 1985 on Verve. Live at Carnegie Hall in 1952 and…

Oscar Peterson Quartet, Oscar Peterson Quartet , 1956 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson Quartet, Oscar Peterson Quartet , 1956 on Verve. Originally reased in 1952 as a 10″ LP, this is a 1956 issue on 12″ LP – recorded…

Oscar Peterson, Oscar Peterson Plays the Richard Rodgers Song Book, 1959 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, Oscar Peterson Plays the Richard Rodgers Song Book, 1959 on Verve. My copy is a slightly later (early 60s) pressing by MGM after they acquired Verve…

The Oscar Peterson Trio, The Trio: Live From Chicago, 1961 on Verve.

The Oscar Peterson Trio, The Trio: Live From Chicago, 1961 on Verve. Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen, Oscar Peterson – live at The London House in Chicago – multiple…

Ella Fitzgerald, Ella, 1959 on Verve.

Ella Fitzgerald, Ella,  1959 on Verve. This is a mid-seventies reissue of what was originally released in 1959 as “Ella Fitzgerald Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers” in a…

Various Artists, I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground, 2021 on Verve.

Various Artists, I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground, 2021 on Verve. Great covers compilation with Michael Stipe, Sharon Van Etten, Courtney Barnett, Fontaines D.C.,…

Oscar Peterson, Oscar Peterson Plays The Cole Porter Song Book, 1959 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, Oscar Peterson Plays The Cole Porter Song Book, 1959 on Verve. I love the “song book” albums from the fifties – [artist] plays the [composer] song…

The Blues Project, Live At Town Hall, 1967 on Verve Forecast.

The Blues Project, Live At Town Hall, 1967 on Verve Forecast. Third album, recorded after Al Kooper’s departure. Only one song actually recorded at Town Hall; sone are…

Ray Brown, This is Ray Brown, 1958 on Verve

Ray Brown, This is Ray Brown, 1958 on Verve My copy is an 80s Japanese pressing by Polydor K.K., part of the Original Verve Jazz Classics series. Includes…

Oscar Peterson, Oscar Peterson Plays My Fair Lady, 1958 on Verve

Oscar Peterson, Oscar Peterson Plays My Fair Lady, 1958 on Verve An original 1958 mono pressing – one of my favorite recent finds. With Ray Brown on bass…

Ella Fitzgerald, Like Someone In Love, 1957 on Verve

Ella Fitzgerald, Like Someone In Love, 1957 on Verve. Black and silver Verve labels without mention of MGM Ella with Frank DeVol and his Orchestra – classic Via…

Oscar Peterson, Pastel Moods, 1956 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, Pastel Moods, 1956 on Verve. Part of a group of older jazz LPs I picked up via Everything But the House With Ray Brown, Herb Ellis…

Ella Fitzgerald, Get Happy!, 1959 on Verve.

Ella Fitzgerald, Get Happy!, 1959 on Verve. Part of a whole lot of jazz vinyl I got via an @ebth auction. Verve Records black and silver labels with…

Oscar Peterson, Plays The George Gershwin Songbook, 1959 on @ververecords

Oscar Peterson, Plays The George Gershwin Songbook, 1959 on @ververecords Picked up a lot of Oscar Peterson related jazz records via @ebth – some great early deep groove…

Herbie Hancock, River: The Joni Letters, 2007 on Verve.

Herbie Hancock, River: The Joni Letters, 2007 on Verve. Beautiful album with Dave Holland,  Wayne Shorter,  Vinnie Colaiuta and Lionel Loueke, and guests Norah Jones, Corinne Bailey Rae,…

Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, 1+1, 1997 on Verve

Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, 1+1, 1997 on Verve Previously only available on CD, but now part of the Vinyl Me, Please anthology The Story of Herbie Hancock. Hancock…

Billie Holiday, Lady Sings The Blues, 1956 on Verve

Billie Holiday, Lady Sings The Blues, 1956 on @ververecords Classic Billie – first on Clef in 1956, then on Verve My copy is a 2020 Vinyl Me, Please…

Billie Holiday, Music For Torching With Billie Holiday, 1955 on Clef, 1957 on Verve

Billie Holiday, Music For Torching With Billie Holiday, 1955 on Clef, 1957 on Verve. Originally on Clef, then released on Verve (which absorbed Clef in 1956 – both…

Oscar Peterson Trio, West Side Story, 1962 on Verve

Oscar Peterson Trio, West Side Story, 1962 on Verve Bop version of the musical’s songs – Maria, I Feel Pretty, Somewhere, etc. Via Anntiques in Ipswich, MA

Ella Fitzgerald, Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Song Book Volume 2, 1959 on Verve.

Ella Fitzgerald, Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Song Book Volume 2, 1959 on Verve. Came out in 1957 on “His Master’s Voice” in the UK. There…