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
ALAN DAVIE The Alan Davie Music Workshop 005 (Rare 1975 UK private press 8-track vinyl LP – A wonderful free / avant jazz long player from the acclaimed painter / artist & musician featuring eight pieces recorded live in the UK during ’74 and ’75 with renowned British jazz drummer Tony Oxley. The fully laminated picture sleeve displays the abstract Alan Davie illustration and has just lightest of wear, the vinyl grades Excellent with very little evidence of play ADMW005).
ZOOT SIMS Solo For Zoot (Rare 1962 UK 4-track Stereo LP on the rough textured black & silver Fontana label, recorded live at Ronnie Scotts in London, also featuring Stan Tracy on Piano, Kenny Napper on Bass & Jackie Dougan on Drums, front laminated pasted picture sleeve. The sleeve shows a little laminate lift at the edges with clean panels, no writing or tears & just the odd faint spot of foxing on the back & otherwise minimal shelfwear. A one owner example, the vinyl is nice& clean & remains in Excellent condition with few signs of play 886151TY).
MICHAEL GARRICK SEXTET Jazz Praises (Rare 1968 UK-only 10-track mono LP recorded live at St. Paul’s Cathedral on 25th October 1968, complete with typed insert giving performance credits & a synopsis of the pieces performed. Also features Art Themen, Jim Philip, Ian Carr, Coleridge Goode & John Marshall. Housed in a unique front laminated flipback picture sleeve, this private recording was made & released by Garrick on the tiny Airborne label at the peak of his powers as part of The Don Rendell-Ian Carr Quintet & is now very hard to find. The sleeve is Excellent with a few light creases in the laminate with age & the vinyl remains nice & clean & in Excellent condition with evidence of just one or two plays in its lifetime. Lovely! NBP0021).
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