JAZZ Vinyl & CDs at eil.com this week includes Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk & more…

Ain’t nothing but a jazz thing here at eil Towers with some top jazz rare vinyl and CDs coming through the doors over the past week, here’s a few to whet your jazz whistle, see them all here.

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Classic jazz, original and high end audio reissues……….

CHARLES MINGUS Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus: 2009 US Universal Music ‘Special Markets’ limited ‘The Impulse!’ reissue 7-track double 45rpm LP pressed on Audiophile quality 180 Gram Heavyweight Virgin Vinyl mastered by AcousTech from the original analog master tapes, originally released in 1963 featuring a collaboration with arranger/orchestrator Bob Hammer to score the music for a large ensemble of brass and saxophones, glossy gatefold picture sleeve with an Analogue Productions individually numbered sticker on the reverse, more info here

Original pressed jazz rarities…

THELONIOUS MONK It’s Monk Time: 1964 UK 6-track Stereo vinyl LP on a rough textured orange label, produced by Teo Macero & starrring Charlie Rouse, Butch Warren & Ben Riley, back pasted laminate picture sleeve with notes by ‘The Jazz Priest’,Father Norman James O’Connor. More info here

Deluxe audiophile CDs….

MILES DAVIS Bitches Brew: 1999 Austrian 7-track 2CD including bonus track Feio, not on the original 1970 album. 28-bit digital remastered version featuring musicians Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, Dave Holland, Jack DeJonette, Joe Zawinul and many others. Included is a 28-page booklet picture sleeve containing extensive notes on the making of the album all inside a hype stickered slipcase, more info here

‘Ultimate Jazz’, reserved for the very rarest jazz collectables….

THE MILES DAVIS QUINTET Cookin’: Stunning & historic archive quality 1957 US 5-track mono vinyl LP, on the famous ‘fireworks’ black & yellow Prestige label with ‘W. 50th St. N.Y.C.’ address & a ‘deep groove’ in the label both sides. ‘RVG’ [Rudy Van Gelder] is stamped in both the run-outs & ‘AB’ is engraved one side [Abbey Manufacturing]. The edge of the run-ins have a slight raised edge, pasted picture sleeve. See ‘more info’ for details of why this incredibly rare pressing is the one to own…more info here


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