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.
Charles Mingus – Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus: Scarce 1965 French first edition 7-track stereo LP on the orange label with black rim & ‘Impulse’ printed four times, housed in a gold stickered & front laminated gatefold picture sleeve with the original ’57/9′ Dobells UK price sticker on the back. The cover is Excellent with just a little faint scuffing & mild fading or age wear around the edges, & the vinyl is super clean & in Excellent to Near Mint condition with little evidence of play.
Bobby Hutcherson – Total Eclipse: Rare 1969 US advance promotional issue of the 5-track stereo LP, on the ‘Division Of Liberty’ Blue Note label with recessed ‘Not For Sale’ lettering in the top right corner of the pasted picture sleeve. Here’s one of the best albums Hutcherson recorded with tenor saxophonist Harold Land, also starring Chick Corea [included here is his incredible Matrix composition] with backing from Reggie Johnson on bass & Joe Chambers, drums. Complete with the Liberty catalogue inner, the sleeve shows just a little mild edge scuffing or very faint discolouring & the vinyl is Excellent with minimal play.
Chet Baker & Art Pepper Sextet – Playboys: 1978 Japanese issue of the 1956 7-track mono vinyl LP, housed in the picture sleeve which reproduces the original release album artwork and comes with Japanese insert. With just minor shelf wear evident to the sleeve and a couple of light spindlemarks, the vinyl appears in barely played condition.
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