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 - Free Jazz - US - vinyl LP - £25.00, $30.50, €27.75 (New Item) (arrived 29-Nov-2019 13:27)
ORNETTE COLEMAN DOUBLE QUARTET Free Jazz (1974 US stereo issue of the groundbreaking 1961 LP on a green & orange Atlantic label [PR suffix in label number], a milestone in spontaneous group improvisation using two separate quartets panned to either side of the stereo spectrum that caused a great deal of controversy at the time. The stellar array of musicians also feature Donald Cherry, Scott LaFaro & Billy Higgins on the left channel & Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard, Charlie Haden & Ed Blackwell on the right. The die-cut gatefold picture sleeve has extensive liner notes along with an equally abstract Jackson Pollock illustration inside. The sleeve is Excellent with some light patches of foxing & the vinyl grades Excellent with just a few faint paper scuffs to show play SD1364)
Ornette Coleman - To Whom Who Keeps A Record - Japanese - vinyl LP - £25.00, $30.50, €27.75 (New Item) (arrived 26-Nov-2019 15:57)
ORNETTE COLEMAN To Whom Who Keeps A Record (1975 Japanese 7-track LP, featuring recordings from 1959-60 with Don Cherry & Charlie Haden. Comes housed in a deluxe picture sleeve with Japanese insert. The sleeve is Excellent with some very mildage wear & the vinyl is near 'as new' P-10085A)
Ornette Coleman - To Whom Who Keeps A Record + obi - Japanese - vinyl LP - £35.00, $42.70, €38.85 (Back In Stock) (arrived 26-Nov-2019 15:54)
ORNETTE COLEMAN To Whom Who Keeps A Record (1975 Japanese 7-track vinyl LP, tracks originally recorded in 1959 & 1960, with Don Cherry and Charlie Haden, picture sleeve with Japanese biograhy insert and obi-strip. The sleeve shows light wear with a small crease & tear along the top of the obi and the vinyl is Near Mint P-10085A)
Ornette Coleman - At The "Golden Circle" Stockholm - Volume One - 'b' label - German - vinyl LP - £20.00, $24.40, €22.20 (New Item) (arrived 26-Nov-2019 13:18)
ORNETTE COLEMAN At The "Golden Circle" Stockholm - Vol. 1 (Circa 1973 German issue of the 1965 4-track stereo LP on the dark blue with stylised black 'b' label ['BST84224K' label catalogue number], housed in a US printed pasted picture sleeve. The sleeve & vinyl are Excellent with very little sign of age wear & play BT84224)
Ornette Coleman - Twins - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.30, €16.65 (New Item) (arrived 26-Nov-2019 12:26)
ORNETTE COLEMAN Twins (1972 UK 5-track LP on the grey & orange Atlantic label, also starring Don Cherry, Eric Dolphy, Charlie Haden and more, matt picture sleeve. The sleeve & vinyl are in Excellent condition with some minor shelf wear & minimal play K40278)
Ornette Coleman - Soapsuds, Soapsuds - US - vinyl LP - £25.00, $30.50, €27.75 (New Item) (arrived 26-Nov-2019 10:10)
ORNETTE COLEMAN and CHARLIE HADEN Soapsuds, Soapsuds (1979 US 5-track vinyl LP, gatefold picture sleeve with 8-page sleevenotes booklet. The sleeve shows just a hint of age discoloration & the vinyl looks barely played AH6)
Ornette Coleman - Science Friction - Italian - vinyl LP - £20.00, $24.40, €22.20 (New Item) (arrived 25-Nov-2019 11:11)
ORNETTE COLEMAN Science Friction (1973 Italian issue of the 1970 8-track stereo LP, also including the talents of Charlie Haden, Billy Higgins & Don Cherry amongst others, front laminated flipback picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little light ageing and faint ringwear scuffs, the vinyl displays light cosmetic paper scuffs and remains excellent with just faint signs of play S64774)
Ornette Coleman - The Art Of The Improvisers - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.30, €16.65 (New Item) (arrived 22-Nov-2019 17:48)
ORNETTE COLEMAN The Art Of The Improvisers (1971 UK 7-track stereo LP on the plum & red Atlantic label, drawn from outstanding sessions held between 1959 & 1961, housed in a matte sleeve with a design painted by Ornette himself. The sleeve & vinyl are in Excellent condition with just light age wear & a few faint paper scuffs to show play)