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… :Wonderful 1958 US first press 9-track deep groove mono LP on the black & silver Argo label, simply a masterclass in contemporary Jazz & packed with original material, recorded August 6, 1957 with Clark Terry, Willie Jones, & fellow Ellington band members, Jimmy Woode & Sam Woodyard. The sleeve states “Daddy-O” Presents & there is a song called ‘Daddy-O Patio’ dedicated to Chicago’s then-leading jazz DJ, Daddy-O Daylie, more info PAUL GONSALVES Cookin’ here Classic jazz, original and high end audio reissues…… 1969 French BYG repackaging of the rare 7-track mono LP, also starring also stars Kenny Barron on Piano, Henry Grimes on Bass & Paul Motian on drums, in a cool front laminated picture sleeve variant. More info PERRY ROBINSON 4 Funk Dumpling: here Jazz reissues, new releases and vintage pressings with prices to suit all….. 1973 Dutch 8-track LP, featuring John Coltrane, Bill Evans & Cannonball Adderley recorded in July, 1958. The second side features a Sextet recording from New York in May, 1956 & the Quintet with Hank Mobley at the Blackhawk, San Francisco in April, 1961, more info MILES DAVIS SEXTET & QUINTET Miles At Newport: here High end audio CDs…. 2001 Japanese-only promotional sample 15-track DSD [Direct Stream Digital] CD, with ‘sample’ stamped inner rim on disc. The album was recorded that year at Red Gables, Studios in Soho, London with British Jazz veterans,Brian Dee, Alec Dankworth, Dave Green, Clark Tracey & more, obtained directly from the personal collection of Rosemary Squires O.B.E. herself. Comes housed in a mini LP-style pasted picture sleeve with Japanese insert & promo stickered obi-strip. More info ROSEMARY SQUIRES Shine: here Ultimate Jazz, rare originals….. Rare 1977 Norwegian-only 9-track LP, a beautiful Euro jazz winner released in very limited numbers by the student society in Trondheim, Norway. Comes housed in a wonderful looking, unique & fully textured picturesleeve. The title piece is a deep, reflective modal number in the Miles tradition & ‘Adgang F.’ is THE standout Jazz-Dance tune. There was a limited CD re-release of this album years ago but with inferior artwork. The sound quality was no match for the original vinyl release either! More info PER HUSBY SEPTETT Peacemaker: 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.