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.
Sonny Rollins – Plus 4: Limited Edition 2004 US Analogue Productions 5-track double LP cut at 45rpm on 180gram Vinyl by AcousTech Mastering, a wonderful audiophile edition of the 1956 album on Prestige, recorded by Rudy Van Gelder with CliffordBrown, Richie Powell, George Morrow & Max Roach. Comes housed in a deluxe & individually numbered picture sleeve, still in the original custom stickered tearbag which remains unopened. Both vinyl discs are mint & unplayed
Keith Tippett – Blueprint: 1972 UK orange RCA Victor label 6-track stereo LP, starring Roy Babbington [bass], Keith Bailey and Frank Perry [percussion], plus Julie Tippetts on guitar and voice, produced by Robert Fripp at Command for Ronnie Scott Directions Ltd, with strictly no electronics involved – the sounds are acoustic with all music improvised. The front laminated picture sleeve is Excellent with just a little faint, natural age wear & the vinyl remains seldom played. A lovely copy.
George Wallington – The George Wallington Trio: Rare 1956 US 12-track mono LP that also features two Septet tracks, despite the title. With the comforting ‘RVG’ etched into the run off area, this album also features teh talents of Kai Winding, Gerry Mulligan, Max Roach, Buddy Stewart, Brew Moore, Jerry Floyd, Curley Russell & Charlie Perry, pasted picture sleeve with tape repaired seams. The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear & the vinyl remains excellent with little sign of play. A nice copy of this hard to find fifty five year old release!
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