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
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Original pressed jazz rarities…
Rare 1959 UK 7-track mono LP on the white ‘reel & mic’ label with hand inscribed matrices in the run-outs, recorded in NYC on October 28th 1958 with Wynton Kelly, Percy Heath & Art Blakey, a lineup you can hardly go wrong with! The front laminated flipback sleeve is a beautiful example grading Excellent with just light signs of age wear. The heavyweight vinyl is a smoking hot press with flat edges before the run-ins,the disc grades Excellent likewise with mild evidence of play only. A very nice copy of this hard to find UK release & a truly classic album – more info CANNONBALL ADDERLEY with MILT JACKSON Things Are Getting Better: here Classic jazz, original and high end audio reissues……….
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 CHARLES MINGUS Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus: here
Jazz reissues, new releases and vintage pressings with prices to suit all……
Early 80s French repackaging of the 1961 4-track LP, Settin’ The Pace, recorded by Rudy Van Gelder for Prestige with backing from Red Garland, Paul Chambers & Art Taylor. The picture sleeve shows just a little faint wear & the vinyl is Excellent with minimal sign of play – more info JOHN COLTRANE Trane’s Reign: here
High end audio CDs….
1999 US 5-track digitally remastered SACD [Super Audio CD] – playable only on SACD players. Recorded live at the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco in 1980. Issued in ajewel case with picture sleeve booklet containing liner notes by Bill Milkowski and new performance photographs, plus outer picture slipcase – more info JOHN MCLAUGHLIN, AL DIMEOLA & PACO DE LUCIA Friday Night In San Francisco: here
Rare original Dutch issue black & silver Fontana label 5-track mono vinyl LP of the 1963 album recorded live in New York on 23rd June 1962, front laminated flipback picture sleeve with liner notes by Tubby Hayes. Both sleeve & vinyl are in superb condition 45+ years on! More info TUBBY HAYES Return Visit!: here