mikelz777

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  1. FS: OOP Mosaic box sets / box sets

    Prices dropped a bit more.
  2. FS: OOP Mosaic box sets / box sets

    Price drops!
  3. FS: OOP Mosaic box sets / box sets

    These are slowly crawling out the door but there is still some great stuff for sale!
  4. It's time to treat yourself for the holidays!! Earlier this year I had a box set sale (see here: http://www.organissimo.org/forum/index.php?/topic/82843-cd-box-sets-for-sale/#comment-1626213) and I'm back for another! As I explained before, I haven't been here for quite some time, I participated a lot more when I was more actively seeking out music. I kind of topped out at 1500+ CDs. Now it's time to let some of them go. I thought I'd give the jazz lovers here a shot before hitting Ebay. All of these box sets are in excellent to like new condition. If you are interested in any of them I'd be happy to provide pictures if you'd like and I will personally inspect and report to you the exact condition of the set. (Most likely mild shelf wear and the like if any issues at all.) I have a 100% positive rating on Ebay so I can be trusted as a seller. Pricing was tough but I tried to make them better than prices you'd find looking elsewhere. PM me if you have any questions or if you see something you like. Prices include shipping to U.S.A. addresses only with a tracking number provided. (No APO/FPO addresses.) Thanks for looking! Mosaic: The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions (5-CD) $85.00 Carl Smith Satisfaction Guaranteed (Bear Family, 5-CD) $60.00 SOLD - Mosaic: The Complete Clef Verve Count Basie 50's Studio Sessions (8-CD) $98.00 SOLD - Mosaic Select: Bob Brookmeyer (3-CD) $50.00 SOLD - Mosaic: The Complete Argo / Mercury Art Farmer / Benny Golson / Jazztet Sessions (7-CD) $120.00 SOLD - Sonny Rollins The Complete Prestige Recordings (7-CD) $47.00 SOLD - Mosaic: Argo, Emarcy And Verve Small Group Buddy Rich Sessions (7-CD) $110.00 SOLD - Mosaic Select: Curtis Amy (3-CD) $45.00 SOLD - John Coltrane The Prestige Recordings (16-CD) $75.00 SOLD - Mosaic: The Blue Note Stanley Turrentine Quintet/Sextet Studio Sessions (5-CD) $75.00 SOLD - Chet Baker In Paris: Complete 1955-56 Barclay Sessions (8-CD) $80.00 SOLD - Hawkshaw Hawkins: Hawk (3-CD) $33.00 Thanks again for looking!
  5. Hi Mike,

    I'm confused.  Isn't the Dexter Gordon box on Prestige 11 cds?  You have it listed as 16.  Is this the same box, and is that the right price?

    --- Jon

  6. CD box sets for sale

    Bump with price drops.
  7. Hi Mike,

    Could you tell me more about that Art Pepper box set? Is it the Contemporary or JVC Victor?

    Condition?

    What kind of flexibility is there on your price? 

     

    all the best,

    Tim

     

  8. CD box sets for sale

    Edited: price drops. If you see something you like but are not quite there with my pricing I may be open to offers.
  9. I haven't been here for quite some time, I participated a lot more when I was more actively seeking out music. I kind of topped out at 1500+ CDs. Now it's time to let some of them go. I thought I'd give the jazz lovers here a shot before hitting Ebay. All of these box sets are in excellent to like new condition. If you are interested in any of them I'd be happy to provide pictures if you'd like and I will personally inspect and report to you the exact condition of the set. (Most likely mild shelf wear and the like if any issues at all.) Some of this stuff is out of print. I have a 100% positive rating on Ebay so I can be trusted as a seller. Pricing was tough but I tried to make it comparable or better than prices you might find out there. PM me if you have any questions or if you see something you like. Prices include shipping to U.S.A. addresses only with a tracking number provided. (No APO/FPO addresses.) John Coltrane The Prestige Recordings (16-CD) $90.00 Carl Smith Satisfaction Guaranteed (5-CD Bear Family) $65.00 Mosaic: The Blue Note Stanley Turrentine Quintet/Sextet Studio Sessions (5-CD) $75.00 SOLD Charles Tolliver Mosaic Select (3-CD) $65.00 SOLD Bill Evans The Last Waltz: The Final Recordings At Keystone Korner September 1980 (8-CD) $120.00 SOLD Art Pepper The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions (9-CD) $90.00 SOLD Sonny Rollins The Freelance Years (5-CD) $32.00 SOLD Bennie Green Mosaic Select (3-CD) $40.00 SOLD Bill Evans: Turn Out The Stars/The Final Village Vanguard Recordings June 1980 (6-CD) $65.00 SOLD Dexter Gordon The Complete Prestige Recordings (11-CD) $175.00
  10. How do you define genius , as it pertains to jazz?

    I enjoy and agree with many of the names already mentioned so I won't rehash them. One name I didn't see mentioned was Art Pepper. I think he may be one of the greatest, under-appreciated alto sax players of all time. He had his own sound and he grew and evolved over the course of his career and was consistently excellent throughout. After an extended jail term, having been off the jazz scene for a while, he saw some of the new directions jazz was moving and took a chance by adding avant-garde elements to his playing which was a departure from what he had been playing before. In a way, he reinvented himself and still excelled. Genius can be a slippery term too. For example, I don't think that Vince Guaraldi is a genius but I do think that the music he made for A Boy Named Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Christmas was genius. I can't think of another example where the music is so married to the heart and soul of a piece of work. That music is so defining that it is probably one of the primary reasons those particular cartoons were so successful. That music was a breath of life and elevated that which it was supporting. It added a gravity and importance which very well could have been absent had it been different music or the type of music one would typically see accompanying a cartoon.
  11. What music did you get for a Christmas gift?

    The 2-CD version
  12. Wilton Felder RIP

    Yeah, that baseline carried through even over a tinny transistor radio. Classic. You can hear it even better here!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z91l_lPz1oc