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
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COLOSSEUM Valentyne Suite – Paper Sleeve Collection (Rare 2016 Japanese exclusive limited edition remastered Four Blu-Spec CD [an audio Compact Disc format using Blu-Ray technology and playable on all CD players] set, including the albums Those Who Are About To Die Salute You, Valentyne Suite, Daughter Of Time and Colosseum Live, with a bonus recording on each album. Each within their own mini LP-style card wallet picture sleeve, replicating the original LP release, with a fold-out Japanese/English lyric sheet and obi-strip. All housed in a very collectable glossy picture card box featuring the artwork for the ‘Valentyne Suite’ album. This box was only available to Japanese customs who purchased all four albums from Disk Union at the time of their release, now a very hard to find and highly collectable item).
KENNY WHEELER Windmill Tilter (Rare 1969 UK 9-track stereo LP based around the story of Don Quixote, as told by Ken Wheeler and the John Dankworth Orchestra, including the outstanding talents of Tony Coe on saxophone and Miles Davis’ troopersJohn McLaughlin on guitar and Dave Holland on bass. The picture sleeve is fully laminated and in excellent condition. The vinyl looks barely played – an exceptionally nice copy! STL5494).
CHET BAKER Memories – In Tokyo (1988 German only 5-track LP, also featuring Harold Danko [Piano] with Hein Van Der Geyn [Bass] & John Engels [Drums], picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal shelfwear & the vinyl remains near ‘as new’ with minimal signs of play K28P6491).
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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