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.
Return To Forever – Live – The Complete Concert: Scarce 1978 Japanese 14-track quadruple vinyl LP set recorded live at The Palladium in New York City in May 1977 with the expanded RTF lineup featuring the vocals of Gayle Moran & a full brass section. Housed in a superb silver lettered textured box with Japanese insert, 12-page photo/lyric booklet and picture obi-strip. The box shows only a little light wear, some very light creasing to the obi & the vinyl is immaculate!
Miles Davis – Bitches Brew: 2010 Japanese Limited Legacy Edition 4-disc set comprised of 16-track 3-CD album featuring recordings made by Miles between 19th August 1969 and 6th February 1970, including the original Bitches Brew LP in its entirety, plus the Bonus Region 2 NTSC DVD featuring previously unpublished concert footage from Copenhagen 1969. Housed in a deluxe foldout digipak picture sleeve with Japanese biography booklet, extensive liner notes and obi-strip!.
Lionel Hampton – The Lionel Hampton Quartet: Mid 50s UK factory sample stickered label 4-track mono vinyl LP, where Hamp escapes from his more usual big band setting to improvise & swing in fine company, also featuring Oscar Peterson on Piano, Ray Brown on Bass & Buddy Rich on Drums. The fully laminated scalloped flipback sleeve is in superb condition with just a little light shelfwear & a few spots of laminate lift, with the vinyl remaining immaculate.