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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here – Expect to find…… Original pressed jazz rarities… Original 1964 US 6-track stereo live LP on the ‘<-360º Sound->’ black on red ‘nonbreakable’ Columbia label, recorded live at the Antibes International Jazz Festival in 1963 with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter& Tony Williams, pasted picture sleeve. The cover is Excellent with minimal sign of wear, a glorious looking spine & nice off white panels. The vinyl is Excellent with just a few faint paper hairlines on side one not affecting play, more info MILES DAVIS In Europe: here Classic jazz, original and high end audio reissues…… 1976 German repackaging of the 1959 7-track stereo LP, issued as volume nine in the ‘That’s Jazz’ series, a landmark recording & one of the greatest musical achievements in American jazz, silver metallicised die-cutgatefold sleeve with notes by Nat Hentoff. More info JOHN COLTRANE Giant Steps: here Jazz reissues, new releases and vintage pressings with prices to suit all….. (Absolutely indispensable 1978 US 71-track 5-LP box set, with all masters transferred from the original session acetates by Rudy Van Gelder, covering the years 1944-48 with the Tiny Grimes Quintet, Bird’s Reboppers & All Stars plus the Miles Davis All-Stars, complete with a wonderful booklet of session photos, in depth musical analysis & a special interview with Teddy Reig, more info CHARLIE PARKER The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions here High end audio CDs…. (2008 Japanese limited edition 9-track Direct Stream Digital mastered CD originally released in 1962 & remastered in 2007, featuring Johnny Griffin on Tenor Sax, Wynton Kelly on Piano, Paul Chambers on Bass & Jimmy Cobb on Drums, including three bonus recordings, this edition comes in a mini replica LP style card wallet picture sleeve with insert and ‘Jazz The Best Legendary 100’ series obi-strip, more info WES MONTGOMERY Full House here Ultimate Jazz, rare originals….. (Rare 1961 US 7-track deep groove mono LP on a black & silver Pacific Jazz label, the classic meeting between the two giants of the West Coast ‘cool school’, first released in 1956 under the title Playboys. Also features the talents of Phil Urso on Tenor, Carl Perkins on Piano, Curtis Counce on Bass & Lawrence Marable on Drums, great picture sleeve variant. The heavy card sleeve has a 6″ hairline split along the top which has been neatly tape reinforced, & the panels are in Excellent condition with no writing or wear that upsets the print. The vinyl appears practically Near Mint with minimal sign of play at all, more info CHET BAKER & ART PEPPER SEXTET Picture Of Heath here Looking for new and back catalogue vinyl, rare pressings and collectable vinyl and CDs? Explore eil.com… the world’s largest online retailer of rare and out of print vinyl, CDs and music memorabilia – since 1987.