Ain’t nothing but a jazz thing here at eil.com this week with a vast array of top jazz rare vinyl and CDs coming through the doors, here’s a few to whet your jazz whistle, see them all in our Jazz collectors store.
Chet Baker – Cool Baker Volumes 1 & 2: Scarce 1983 Japanese-only 22-track 2-LP vinyl set of recordings from 1953 including alternate takes of Long Ago And Far Away, Russ Job, Happy Little Sunbeam & The Thrill Is Gone. Each part is housed in its respective picture sleeve complete with Japanese insert & obi-strip – all in near as new condition.
Miles Davis – Bitches Brew: 2010 Japanese Limited Legacy Edition 4-disc set comprised of 16-track 3-CD album featuring recordings made by Miles between 19th August 1969 and 6th February 1970, including the original Bitches Brew LP in its entirety, plus the Bonus Region 2 NTSC DVD featuring previously unpublished concert footage from Copenhagen 1969. Housed in a deluxe foldout digipak picture sleeve with Japanese biography booklet, extensive liner notes and obi-strip!
Charles Mingus – Tijuana Moods: 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!
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