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Essential Tubby Hayes
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Equation In Rhythm

2003 Japanese limited edition CD issue of the 1961 12-track album

Return Visit!

2003 Japanese limited edition CD issue of the 1962 5-track album

Tubbs

2003 Japanese limited edition CD issue of the 1961 9-track album

Palladium Jazz Date

2003 Japanese limited edition CD issue of the 1961 9-track album

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Tubby Hayes
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Palladium Jazz Date

Rare 1961 UK original Mono Fontana LP. Side 1 is dedicated to Cleo Laine with Orchestra directed by Dave Lindup, and side 2 to the Tubby Hayes Quartet, both recorded at the London Palladium. Usually found in very poor shape, the heavyweight vinyl on this copy is in Excellent condition, with minimal surface noise from the 40+ year old deep grooved vinyl. The glorious picture sleeve is near Mint, with informative Benny Green sleeve notesprinted on the back cover.




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New Kids On The Jazz Block
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Amy Winehouse
Back To Black - Deluxe Edition


2007 UK 'Deluxe Edition' 2-CD set comprising a 11-track CD albumplus Bonus 8-track CD, presented in an deluxe picture box**Special Price for Pre-Orders ONLY**

Michael Buble
Call Me Irresponsible


2007 French exclusive limited collector's edition 2-disc set, comprised of 13-track CD album, plus bonus 8-track CD

Stacey Kent
Dreamsville


2007 UK limited edition 12-track LP pressed on 180gram VIRGIN VINYL - recorded in June 2000, presented in sealed & stickered picture sleeve

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Dexter Gordon
Dexter Blows Hot And Cool

Rare early 70s US issue of the 1956 9-track LP on the maroon & silver Dootone label also featuring Carl Perkins on piano, Leroy Vinnegar on bass, Chuck Thompson on drums & Jimmy Robinson on trumpet, pasted picture sleeve with AUL-207 number on sleeve. The sleeve shows negligible shelfwear & the vinyl is IMMACULATE - A great copy & still in the original opened shrinkwrap!

With originals now costing upwards of $2000,
this is more of a bargain than it first looks !




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Dick Swings...
Hi all,
A small break from the Miles Davis story this week, just to keep you all in suspense.
I thought I'd give you a quick summary of my personal playlist this week ...

I'm still working through one of my mammoth box sets of Art Pepper. I finished the Complete Village Vanguard a while ago which saw Art begin his miracle late 70s comeback and began to establish him as one of the, if not THE, greatest Alto Sax players of all time. Extraordinary stuff. A goodly portion of the rest is on my other box set, The Complete Galaxy Recordings, which features many of his classic recordings made between 1978 & 1982. This is the one I am currently about 75% through. Absolutely essential stuff for those who, like me, are happiest with a drums/bass/piano/sax combo.

Art was once asked why he played every solo with such intensity, as if it might be his last. His reply was that one day it would be! If you get the chance check out Straight Life, his autobiography, which was compiled & edited by his wife Laurie. Other stuff falling through my ears at the moment include The Complete Columbia Recordings of the 1965-68 Quintet & a bit more Art Pepper with Micho Leviev recorded live at their residency at Ronnie Scotts in 1981 - 'Blues For The Fisherman' - well worth tracking down if you can find a copy. It's on the Mole Jazz label, MOLE1.

I'm also very much looking forward to the new CBS/Columbia Original Album Classics boxed sets - look to be some nice stuff in there. Titles include releases from Stanley Clarke, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Duke, Miles, George Benson, John McLaughlin, Monk, Sonny Rollins & Weather Report - Each with Five classic CDs & all for under 20 each - Bargain! That's my Christmas list sorted ... L8r peeps.
Herbie Hancock
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Takin' Off

2006 US limited edition 6-track LP pressed on 180gram VIRGIN VINYL - originally released in 1962, this was Hancock's Blue Note debut, and is a sophisticated showcase for Hancock's ability as a group leader.

Not as intellectually challenging or technically complex as his later recordings, the pianist nevertheless displays a restless imagination and technical verve. When he's not striking off on funky, swinging solos, the backing chords arerestrained & unassuming, presented in individually numbered high quality sleeve, housed in self-seal PVC bag.



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Nina Simone

It Is Finished

US limited edition 8-track LP pressed on HIGH DEFINITION PREMIUM 180gram VIRGIN VINYL, originally released in 1974 by the legendary soul/jazz singer, presented in sealed & stickered picture sleeve



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Jazz To A Tee
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John Coltrane
T-Shirt - Large


2007 UK Officially Licensed 100% cotton black short sleeved t-shirt

Miles Davis
T-Shirt - Large


2006 UK Officially Licensed 100% cotton blue short sleeved t-shirt

Frank Sinatra
T-Shirt - Large


2006 UK Officially Licensed 100% cotton grey short sleeved t-shirt

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What's On...
Legends: Ella Fitzgerald Fri 16 Nov, 21:00-22:00: Celebrating the life and work of iconic jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, looking at her 50-year career from her winning turn at the Harlem Apollo's Amateur Night, aged 17, in 1934 through her rise as the definitive exponent of scat singing, her celebrated Songbook albums and triumphant stage career which continued almost up until her death in 1996.

Mixing classic and rarely seen archive footage alongside interviews with Cleo Laine and David McAlmont and her closest friends and collaborators.

London Jazz Festival Live Show Friday 16 Nov, 22:30-1:00: Jez Nelson hosts a special edition live from London's Pizza Express jazz club on the first night of the 2007 London Jazz Festival, featuring exclusive performances from some of the top acts on this year's programme.

Shakti
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Remember Shakti

2002 French limited edition 19-track 6-disc set comprising 3 CD albums ['Remember Shakti' - a double, 'The Believer' and 'Saturday Night In Bombay'] plus BONUS CD of 40 minute version of 'Niyati' from the Bombay concert, plus BONUS DVD of the Bombay concert. Superbly presented in a sealed silk-covered box with a woven pull-chord to remove the CDs!



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Tell Us About...
So who is your favourite artist? Favourite album?
Fantasy line-up? Are you a vinyl purist?


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