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  1. LF Los Angeles Jazz Institute (LAJI) CD

    Thank you; I found no reference to the title on an internet search or when I looked on the LAJI website; incorrect search perhaps.
  2. LF Los Angeles Jazz Institute (LAJI) CD

    Does anyone have a picture of the covers for #'s 17 & 18? thank you
  3. LF Los Angeles Jazz Institute (LAJI) CD

    Auctions of several from this series just ended yesterday, including "Modern Jazz a la Lighthouse" & "West Coast Rarities" Both of those sold for $255. For the Rumsey CD, non-defective ones are scarce.
  4. Cover Art Books Jazz & other topics

    Also, "Jazz Grafico" Jorge Garcia listed as author; an oblong softcover issued by a museum in conjunction with an exhibit of jazz album cover art. Includes an interview with Burt Goldblatt; separate sections on Goldblatt, Claxton, Herman Leonard and other artists/designers. I can't remember how many, if any, images from "Jazzlife" appeared on album covers. Possibly, photos from the same session that produced the photo of Art Pepper ("the road is long") walking with his sax up Fargo Street (the steepest hill in Los Angeles) appeared on some Contemporary albums (but not the one from the book). Quite a number of images from Claxton's "Jazz West Coast" (the 1955 original) appeared as covers on Contemporary albums.
  5. LF Los Angeles Jazz Institute (LAJI) CD

    I hope you find them. LAJI issued 300 copies of each. Unfortunately, a number of the "Modern Jazz a la Lighthouse" were defective and did not play through. Consequently, that one will be much harder to find in playable shape.
  6. "Duke Ellington" by Barry Ulanov "Duke Ellington His Life and Music" by Peter Gammond Two earlier works.
  7. New Terumasa Hino reissues

    Yes, more straight ahead; works better for me. I really like "Shadow of Your Smile."
  8. New Terumasa Hino reissues

    Thank you very much for the information. I like the "Swing Journal" one, much more than "Hi-Nology." Feelin Good, Hino/Kikuchi & Alone Together have been issued before.
  9. New Terumasa Hino reissues

    Apologize for derailing Hino, does anyone have a link to the TAKT reissues mentioned in post 1? thank you
  10. Hello, I am trying to purchase a cd from the Tradera website but cannot navigate it/register. If any members are registered w/Tradera and can assist me, I would appreciate it (will cover all expenses; cd is only 150 Kr). thanks bakeostrin
  11. The one on Ebay is not TOCJ 66104, but the mini lp cd BNC 2007, a 2003 CD. Like the former cd, it appeared in Japan only, but it was not for sale to the public (some kind of promotion--"Blue Note Club"). It is scarcer than the TOCJ.
  12. Hello, Can anyone who has this particular set tell me whether the ZYX Pepper cube box set came with a piece of square cardboard (thicker than the box itself) and, if so, where it fits? For example, is it just loose, say fitting between the booklet and the jewel cases or is it somehow affixed to the box? I am trying to have one repaired/restored and would like to have it done correctly. thanks in advance
  13. Jazz In Paris

    Thanks very much for the information. By the way, that Guerin cd has been reissued: http://ateliersawano.com/reissue-titles with Leloir photo; unsure if that is the original cover; the Golson on Blue Note combining Philadelphians (originally) on UA (and reissued w/original cover in Japan) with the Guerin features Golson only (didn't realize it had the Guerin session) Also, same Japanese company atelier sawano also issued "Soul Jazz" w/what looks like original cover (too bad these are digipaks; I try to avoid them).
  14. Jazz In Paris

    You listen to the music, not the cover, but it's too bad the reissue does not use the cover for "Afternoon in Paris," a marvelous cover to preview the wonders within. Does anyone have information about the Art Farmer title listed as "Hard Bop," such as original label, cover, etc.? thank you
  15. RE ^ ; yes regular issue by Taschen is the same book; if you keep eyes open on line, can sometimes be acquired for less than $50 (it's the one earlier posters described as coming in a cardboard box with a plastic handle). Due to weight, the shipping will cost can raise the cost substantially. You can get a non-collectible copy of the German first edition (published by Burda) for $25 or less (all text in German). The revised Taschen edition contains more photos and lacks some of the photos contained in the original. I think some of the photographs which appeared in color in the Burda edition appear in b&w in the Taschen edition (and vice versa). Also, the Taschen edition contains some photos that appeared in Claxton's "Jazz West Coast" (the 1955 portfolio published by Linear). I am not familiar with later editions published by Taschen; currently Taschen offers a 600 page book for $39.95 with a multicolored jacket; smaller size than the 17 pounder. Ultimately, it is quality, not quantity; that original Jazzlife by Burda was about 275 pages, one of the most collectible jazz books of them all. Clayton's photos are so excellent; whatever one you get, you will enjoy it. With the Taschen editions, you get get bonus of reading Berendt's text (unless you could read the original) + additional commentary. Also, regarding "Jazz Giants"; "Jazz Optisch"; the great thing is you can pick up non collectible copies of those for under $10; "Jazz Giants" is available in the Billboard/Watson Guphill published edition very cheaply (the Japanese edition published by Shinko is the highly collectible one; the other editions may be advertised as with a "slipcase," but it is the Shinko edition in a hard slipcase and outer cardboard container that is collectible. "Pictorial History" did not make much of an impression on me (I need to revisit it); similar I thought, to "Black Beauty, White Heat", but not as artistic in its presentation.