From its inception in New Orleans around the early 20th century, jazz has been considered one of the most important forms of musical expression. It was seen as ‘America’s classical music’, and has transitioned from the early brass era, through swing and cool jazz, to modal greats and jazz-rock fusion. The spirit of jazz can be heard today in almost every form of music hip hop to metal and will continue to do so until the end of time.
TUBBY HAYES QUINTET …After Lights Out (Impossibly rare 1957 UK 6-track mono vinyl LP, on the highly collectable Tempo label, recorded in London on July 17th, 1956 with Dickie Hawdon, Harry South, Pete Elderfield and Bill Eyden – a crucial piece of British jazz history, fully laminated flipback picture sleeve TAP6)
EMBRYO Opal (Very rare 1970 German 8-track debut vinyl LP, die-cut front laminated gatefold picture sleeve. Classic prog/jazz freak out from the band led by Christian Burchard, up there with Zappa, Floyd, Tull and Bitches Brew era Miles Davis. The sleeve shows only light shelfwear, the vinyl is Excellent with just the odd faint hairline/scuff not affecting play- a fantastic copy of this Krautrock rarity! OMM56003).
KENNY DORHAM Una Mas (Wonderful 1963 US first press 3-track mono vinyl LP on the ‘New York’ address Blue Note label, with the ‘Van Gelder’ stamp & original Plastylite ‘ear’ etching in both run-outs. The legendary trumpeter leads this five starBlue Note date with Joe Henderson on Tenor, Herbie Hancock on Piano, Butch Warren on Bass & Tony Williams on Drums, & comes housed in the original pasted laminate picture sleeve with ‘West 61st’ date on the back & company catalogue inner)
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