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.
Michael Garrick – Black Marigolds: Rare 1968 UK lemon Argo label 9-track mono LP, featuring Garrick on piano, harpsichord and celeste, Ian Carr, Joe Harriott, Don Rendell, Tony Coe, Dave Green and Trevor Tomkins. Additional drum work andpoetry from Colin Barnes, lending a quirky, decidedly British feel to the whole. Highlights are the Indian raga inspired title track plus modal workout Ursula, the latter compiled on Volume Two of Gilles Peterson’s Impressed With compilation,front laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve shows light foxing with a little ringwear to the reverse; the spine has a 1cm split to the middle which leaves the text unaffected. The labels have a little foxing, whilst the vinyl itself is Near Mint.
Ornette Coleman – In Concert Lonely Woman Trio ’66 – Quartet ’74: Rare 1980s limited edition Italian-only 11-track 4-vinyl LP box set, live recordings from Copenhagen 1966 and Valenza 1974, picture box with sleevenotes insert. The box shows verylittle wear and the vinyl is Near Mint.
Black Artists Group – In Paris, Aries 1973: Very Rare & Limited 1973 French-only private press 4-track LP – Amazing & Fierce Modern Jazz, the one & only release by the group not dissimilar to Art Ensemble Of Chicago, starring Charles Bobo Shaw,Oliver Lake, Joseph Bowie, Baikida Carroll & Floyd LeFlore, unique laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve is Excellent & shows very little age wear other than a thin 2″ hairline split in the paper’s top edge. The vinyl is exceptionally nice & appears Near Mint with few signs of any play. Thurston Moore, a Free Jazz advocator & vinyl collector himself, gave this one a firm recommendation when it was reissued several years ago…
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- Ornette Coleman - Dedication To Poets And Writers - German - vinyl LP - £15.00, $20.70, €17.85 (New Item) (arrived 10-Aug-2021 10:42)
ORNETTE COLEMAN Dedication To Poets & Writers (1990 German-only repackaging of the 4-track stereo LP, first released on ESP-Disk as 'Town Hall, 1962'. Comes housed in a unique glossy sleeve with a much later image of Ornette in concert. The sleeve shows minimal wear & the vinyl appears barely played)
- Ornette Coleman - Skies Of America - red label - Dutch - vinyl LP - £15.00, $20.70, €17.85 (New Item) (arrived 10-Aug-2021 10:37)
ORNETTE COLEMAN Skies Of America (80s Dutch red label 2-track LP, originally released in 1972 by the free jazz pioneer, featuring two lengthy workouts with The London Symphony Orchestra recorded at Abbey Road Studios. The glossy picture sleeveis Excellent with a couple of light marks & the vinyl appears Near Mint)
- Ornette Coleman - Free Jazz - US - vinyl LP - £25.00, $34.50, €29.75 (New Item) (arrived 10-Aug-2021 10:26)
ORNETTE COLEMAN DOUBLE QUARTET Free Jazz (70s US stereo issue of the 1961 LP on a green & orange Atlantic label, a milestone in spontaneous group improvisation [still controversial among jazz fans!] using two separate quartets panned side of the spectrum. Musicians include Donald Cherry, Scott LaFaro & Billy Higgins on the left channel & Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard, Charlie Haden & Ed Blackwell on the right, housed in a non-die-cut gatefold sleeve with Jackson Pollock artwork inside. The sleeve is Excellent with a few minor spots of light foxing & the vinyl still looks barely played SD1364)
- Ornette Coleman - This Is Our Music - US - vinyl LP - £25.00, $34.50, €29.75 (New Item) (arrived 10-Aug-2021 10:19)
ORNETTE COLEMAN QUARTET This Is Our Music (70s US green & orange label issue of the 1960 7-track stereo LP, also featuring Don Cherry on Pocket Trumpet, Charlie Hayden on Bass & Ed Blackwell on Drums, pasted picture sleeve with album notes by Ornette himself. The sleeve is Excellent [deletion saw-cut] with a little faint foxing & the vinyl still looks barely played SD-1353)
- Ornette Coleman - The Shape Of Jazz To Come - US - vinyl LP - £25.00, $34.50, €29.75 (New Item) (arrived 10-Aug-2021 10:14)
ORNETTE COLEMAN The Shape Of Jazz To Come (70s US issue of the classic 1959 6-track stereo LP on the green & orange Atlantic label, pasted picture sleeve. Ever wondered what jazz would sound like if there was no harmony or specific chord patterns for the soloists to fall back on? Then listen to Ornette throw away the life jacket & attempt the impossible on this incredible album! The pasted picture sleeve is Excellent [small paper mark on front] with a little faint foxing on the back &the vinyl still looks barely played SD1317)