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…
1964 UK 12-track mono LP, a who’s who of classic Jazz, featuring not only the cover star, Eric Dolphy, but also Oscar Peterson, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Gerry Mulligan, Jim Hall, John Coltrane, Yusef Lateef & more. full info VARIOUS The Winners Of Down Beat’s Readers Poll 1964: here
Classic jazz, original and high end audio reissues……….
: 1973 Japanese 8-track LP, originally released in 1964, opening with the stunning title track plus strong versions of ‘Round Midnight & Four pack a considerable punch. Also stars Herbie Hancock, Thad Jones, Ron Carter, Bob Cranshaw & Roy McCurdy, picture sleeve with obi-strip. More info SONNY ROLLINS Now’s The Time! 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. More info JOHN COLTRANE Trane’s Reign: here
High end audio CDs….
Rare 1997 US limited edition 5-track Audiophile 20 bit remastered 24ct Gold CD, originally released in 1962 and recorded in 1957 with Jimmy Knepper, Curtis Porter, Clarence Shaw, Bill Triglia, Danny Richmond, Frankie Dunlop, Ysabel Morel and Lobbie Elder; fold-out picture sleeve with sleeve notes by Charles himsels and Martin Williams, extremely collectable, very hard to find edition of this audiophile quality issue, not to be missed! More info CHARLES MINGUS Tijuana Moods: here
Ultimate Jazz, rare originals…..
Groundbreaking 1961 first US issue two-part stereo LP on the blue & green Atlantic label with white fan logo to the right, a milestone in spontaneous group improvisation using two separate quartets panned either sideof the stereo spectrum that caused controversy at the time – could this really be jazz? The stellar array of musicians include Ornette, Donald Cherry, Scott LaFaro & Billy Higgins on the left channel & Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard,Charlie Haden & Ed Blackwell on the right. The heavyweight gatefold sleeve is front laminated & internally pasted, with extensive notes & a Jackson Pollock illustration inside. The cover is a beautiful clean example complete with the catalogue inner – more info ORNETTE COLEMAN DOUBLE QUARTET Free Jazz: here