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… (Rare Brit-Jazz 1970 UK 8-track stereo LP, Gibbs’ debut as band leader in a progressive big band style, with song dedications to John Dankworth, Stan Getz & Gary Burton. The collective personnel includes Kenny Wheeler, Chris Spedding, Jack Bruce, John Surman, Alan Skidmore, Mike Osborne & Tony Oxley – Gibbs’ orchestra served an important service as stepping stone for each one of these revered musicians. More info MICHAEL GIBBS Michael Gibbs here Classic jazz, original and high end audio reissues…… (2012 Italian remastered audiophile issue of the 1958 9-track stereo LP, picture sleeve. This copy remains factory sealed from new, still mint & unplayed, more info ORNETTE COLEMAN Something Else!!!! here Jazz reissues, new releases and vintage pressings with prices to suit all….. (1976 German ‘That’s Jazz’ repackaging of the 1957 7-track stereo LP, also starring Cannonball Adderley, Art Blakey, Horace Silver & Oscar Pettiford, housed in a silver metallicised die-cut gatefold sleeve, more info MILT JACKSON Plenty, Plenty Soul here High end audio CDs…. (2016 US 17-track double CD album, the largely unheard 1966 debut at The Village Vanguard, initially recorded as a way to attract a record deal for the band using minimal, yet clear recording techniques, with Hank Jones, Sam Herman, and Richard Davis, tri-fold card wallet picture sleeve with 90-page booklet crammed full of photographs, essays, original press clippings and interviews – a lavish set, more info THAD JONES / MEL LEWIS ORCHESTRA All My Yesterdays here Ultimate Jazz, rare originals….. (Rare 1968 first UK issue 7-track LP on the steel blue & silver Fontana label, also starring pianist Mike Pyne, bassist Ron Mathewson & drummer Tony Levin, regarded as one of Tubbs’ finest albums. The front laminatedflipback picture sleeve has the original ’27’11’ price sticker attached on the back slick, away from the print, with sleeve notes by Tubby himself on the reverse, more info TUBBY HAYES QUARTET Mexican Green 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.