Ain’t nothing but a jazz thing here at eil.com this week with a vast array of top jazz rare vinyl and CDs coming through the doors, here’s a few to whet your jazz whistle, see them all in our Jazz collectors store.
Billy Berry – For Duke: Limited edition 1978 German M&K Direct To Disc 8-track audiophile LP, starring Ray Brown, Frankie Capp, Scott Hamilton, Nat Pierce, Marshal Royal & Britt Woodman. The gatefold sleeve is still in its opened shrinkwrap and shows only the lightest wear to the opening edge, whilst the vinyl looks barely played
Thelonius Monk – Monk’s Music: 1962 UK first issue 6-track mono LP on the white Riverside ‘reels & mic’ logo label, also featuring Ray Copeland, Gigi Gryce, Coleman Hawkins, John Coltrane, Wilbur Ware & Art Blakey, front laminated flipback picture sleeve.The sleeve shows minimal shelfwear with just a little discolouration to the unlaminated reverse & the vinyl has just one very small light hairline scuff leaving it Near Mint – A fantastic copy
Karin Krog – We Could Be Flying: (Rare 1975 Norwegian first press 9-track LP – a mighty fine Euro Jazz winner with a funky edge & backing from Steve Kuhn, Steve Swallow & the brilliant Jon Christensen, silk laminated picture sleeve with the original Nordic catalogue inner. The sleeve [VG] is tape reinforced along the top edge with some small patches of tape to the back opening where there is a small thumbnail split. All text is legible including along the spine, there is no writing & just some minor scuffing. The vinyl grades VG+/EX- with light paper hairline scuffs not affecting play.
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