Jazz has played a vital part in the history of music since it began, and even if you don’t know it, it has probably influenced the music you listen to today. From the greats such as Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Dizzy Gillespie to the underrated genius of Duke Pearson and Sam Rivers, we pride ourselves on having a fine selection of jazz records for our customers.
We’ve selected a few highlights and latest arrivals below, and the full catalogue can be found at eil.com
STAN TRACEY The 7 Ages Of Man (Wonderful 1970 UK 8-track stereo LP on a one EMI ‘box’ Columbia label, in the collectable Lansdowne Series. Released in between the equally revered Greek Variations [Neil Ardley et al] and Laurie Johnson’s Synthesis, Seven Ages Of Man fits perfectly among these series of high concept pieces in British jazz. Ronnie Ross, Tony Coe, Alan Skidmore and Frank Ricotti all star, front laminated flipback picture sleeve with Columbia catalogue inner. The sleeveis in excellent condition withjust a little light shelfwear to show for its age, whilst the labels are clean with just an odd sheen to the Side 1 label [possibly a manufacturing issue] and the vinyl is in Near Mint condition SCX6413).
MICHAEL GIBBS Tanglewood 63 (Original 1971 UK 5-track stereo LP on the red & white Deram label, capturing many of the country’s forward thinking jazz musicians at the same time; Kenny Wheeler, Henry Lowther, Harry Beckett, John Surman, Alan Skidmore, Frank Ricotti, Chris Spedding, Gordon Beck & more. The front laminated sleeve has eyepopping artwork which has lost none of its impact, with the laminate appearing lovely. The cover is Excellent with sharp panels & the vinyl is betweenExcellent & Near Mint with minimal evidence of play SML1087).
DEXTER GORDON The Complete Prestige Recordings (Superb 2004 German 88-track ELEVEN CD boxed set featuring the complete Prestige recordings made between 1965 & 1973, including seventeen previously unreleased. Each CD is housed in its own jewel case picture sleeve with an informative booklet in an outer hard slipcase box. The slipcase box shows just light wear and all inside contents remain in excellent condition 11PRCD4442-2).
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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