Jazz is one of the most influential, timeless and enduring genres in music. The structuring and songwriting styles from jazz has been used in other genres such as rock, metal, hip hop and funk throughout the years. It can range from subtle and relaxing, to eclectic free jazz freakouts and has something for every music fan. We scour collections to find both iconic releases and rare obscurities to give our customers a wide range to choose from.
The three highlights we have picked out below are just the tip of the iceberg from our selection, which can be viewed in full over at eil.com
CURTIS COUNCE QUINTET Exploring The Future (Scarce 1970 US issue of the legendary 1958 8-track LP on the red Dootone label, also featuring Harold Land, Frank Butler, Elmo Hope & Rolf Ericson, pasted picture sleeve. The sleeve shows very littleof its age, with the reverse still a glorious off-white with no seam splits and the vinyl appears barely played – a real standout copy! DTL247).
MOONDOG Moondog (Rare original 1969 UK 8-track stereo LP with A1/B1 matrices, comprising some of Moondog’s most approachable work, mainly of an Orchestral nature, but also features such Jazz notables as Hubert Laws and Ron Carter. Includes therecently sampled ‘Bird’s Lament’, internal pocket gatefold picture sleeve with company Tony Bennett inner. The sleeve has just a small corner crease and the vinyl is Near Mint).
ART FARMER The Complete Argo / Mercury Art Farmer / Benny Golson / Jazztet Sessions (Limited Edition 2004 US 95-track Mosaic audiophile 7-CD box set, collecting many fine tracks, focussing on the Art Farmer and Benny Golson partnership. Comescomplete with an illustrated booklet featuring stunning black & white session photographs including portraits & pictures with extensive notes on the tracks & a complete session discography, all housed in a beautiful textured outer black box with front pasted picture cover. Each CD comes with an individual credits & track listed picture sleeve booklet, all mounted in a robust plastic backing tray – This copy remains sealed from new B0003464-02).
Be sure to check out the rest of our jazz rarities on eil.com, and if you have any items to sell, please call us on 01474 815099
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