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
CLIFFORD BROWN Memorial Album (1962 US issue of the 1956 10-track deep groove Mono vinyl LP on the ‘Blue Note Inc. New York USA’ address Blue Note label, with ‘RVG’ & ‘ear’ mark etchings in both run-outs, starring Gigi Gryce or Lou Donaldson on Alto, Charlie Rouse on Tenor, John Lewis or Elmo Hopeon Piano, Percy Heath on Bass & Art Blakey or Philly Joe Jones on Drums, pasted picture sleeve with import stickers to the reverse and [seam split] company catalogue inner. The sleeve [EX]hasjust a little light signs of age, with the reverse just off-white and the front image still bold and clear; the labels have a few whispy spindle marks with little evidence of play on the vinyl itself leaving it a solid Excellent BLP1526).
HERBIE NICHOLS The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Herbie Nichols (Limited 1987 US mail order only 48-track 5-LP vinyl audiophile box set, collecting his entire Blue Note Van Gelder recordings from 1955 and 1956. Housed in a beautifully presented textured outer box with pasted cover and individually numbered 28-page booklet. The box shows minimal wear, the booklet free from creases and the vinyl Near Mint – wonderful MD5-118)
DZYAN Electric Silence (Rare 1974 German first issue 6-track quadraphonic [playable in stereo] vinyl LP on the orange & pink Bacillus label, amazing exotic Jazz-Rock, melding sitars, ambient soundscapes and almost Gamlan sounding collages, matt-laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little general wear and the vinyl has a few faint scuffs leaving it Excellent – a superb copy and the first we have had! BLPS19202Q).
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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