Super rare Jazz Vinyl LP arrivals at 991 – Miles Davis & Sonny Rollins – and more to come

We’ve just had a corker of a collection of rare Jazz vinyl arrive at our offices. Keep checking here for what’s being added to the website, but here are some tasty ones to whet your appetite…

MILES DAVIS Birth Of The Cool – Incredibly rare original 1956 US 11-track mono LP on the turquoise Capitol label, featuring early 1949 to early 1950 recording sessions that marked a turning point in jazz towards a more stylistic sound. Includes the masterful ‘Move’ and ‘Boplicity’. The heavy duty pasted sleeve is clean both sides & in gorgeous near mint condition, obtained from its one fastidious owner who bought the record brand new way back when. The vinyl too is super clean & approaching near mint, with only the very lightest signs of one or two plays in its day. An absolute beaut! T762

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SONNY ROLLINS A Night At The Village Vanguard – Rare original 1957 US 6-track mono LP on the deep groove Blue Note label with West 63rd address both sides, NO ‘R’ trademark below ‘Note’ & ‘RVG’ stampers & ‘ear’ markings in the run-outs.Features Rollins at his absolute peak in a double live premiere of Sonny as leader of his own combo for the first time, with either Wilbur Ware or Donald Bailey on bass & Elvin Jones or Pete La Roca drums, housed in the first issue heavy dutypasted laminate sleeve. See ‘more info’ for condition details of this beauty… BLP1581

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THE MILES DAVIS QUINTET Relaxin’ – Stunning & historic archive quality 1958 US 6-track mono vinyl LP, on the famous ‘fireworks’ black & yellow Prestige label with ‘W. 50th St. N.Y.C.’ address & a ‘deep groove’ in the label both sides. ‘RVG’ [Rudy Van Gelder] is etched in both the run-outs & ‘AB’ is engraved one side [Abbey Manufacturing]. The edge of the run-ins have a slight raised edge, pasted picture sleeve. See ‘more info’ for details of why this incredibly rare pressing is the one to own… PRLP7129

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