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  1. Art Tatum - Solo Masterpieces Vol. 12 Shelly Manne & His Men Vol. 4 - Swinging sounds. Not clear whether the record title is not Contemporary Swinging sounds on the UK Vogue issue.
  2. Abdullah Ibrahim - The Balance

    A fine record. I like the rendition of the title track. From his recent records, I think I've enjoyed Sotho Blue the most (Nisa!) released around the time I saw the group in Ramatuelle. It was a great night. From his post 1990 outputs, the ones I return the most often are Yarona, Cape Town Flowers, Cape Town Revisited and African Magic. A new record is coming soon called Dream Time on Enja!
  3. Joe Henderson - Page One Zoot At Ease Very likely!
  4. Artificial Vinyl scarcity

    As most issues in the thread which are on the edge of First-World-Problem insanity /noemoticonintended.
  5. Artificial Vinyl scarcity

    The main reason I buy vinyl is that my attention span is more important with this format. I feel incomparably more active both listening to the music and reading (liner notes or online) about it. Becoming a cover freak has been a secondary effect though. As long as the record is legit and VG+, the sonic & fidelity aspects are way secondary to me. I take care of my records but I am nowhere near a maniac when storing/manipulating/cleaning them. If the stationary state I'm living in remains, I'm certain than the vast majority of my records can be enjoyed for another good dozen spins.
  6. No Fedora hat was allowed on the early French versions of Monk's Dream, only a French beret! Great photograph by JP Leloir! https://www.discogs.com/The-Thelonious-Monk-Quartet-Monks-Dream/release/2810778 NP: George Russell Sextet at Beethoven Hall (MPS Spain)
  7. Vic Dickenson's Quintet (Storyville) Wheelin' & Dealin' with the Prestige All Stars (Victor) Archie Shepp ‎- Ballads For Trane (Denon)
  8. Coolin' with the Prestige All stars
  9. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    Archie Shepp and Mal Waldron - Left Alone Revisited Art Pepper and George Cables - Goin' Home Antoine Duhamel - Pierrot Le Fou / Week-End
  10. Happy Birthday kinuta!

    Happy birthday kinuta!!
  11. Stan Getz With Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida Duke Ellington And His Orchestra ‎ - The Radio Transcriptions Vol. 3 (1946) Mal Waldron Trio - Set Me Free Pharoah Sanders - Oh Lord, Let Me Do No Wrong
  12. That's bread and better Starting the evening with New Orleans Suite.
  13. Yes! I realized that it was not the original cover by posting yesterday. Great cover & music.
  14. New Ogun release & where's the website gone?

    Spirits Rejoice! is about to be repressed by Cafe OTO in association with Ogun Records! https://www.cafeoto.co.uk/shop/louis-moholo-octet-spirits-rejoice-lp/
  15. I have the first, but not the second, I am actually pretty thin on Gibbs. Now playing: The Cannonball Adderley Quintet - 74 Miles Away / Walk Tall
  16. A thematic evening: The others I have from Coltrane, Bud Powell, Quincy Jones and Jimmy Smith will be for another night.
  17. Dave Schnitter - Glowing Art Tatum Is Art -The Trio 1944
  18. A long favorite. Carlos Ward! The Dizzy Gillespie Octet ‎- The Greatest Trumpet Of Them All (HMV) John Tchicai - Tribal Ghost Warne Marsh Quartet ‎- Music For Prancing
  19. Melting with Golson
  20. The USPS SUCKS

    A parcel from UK (Royal Mail) with my right address in France on it has been sent wrongly to the US and has been sitting for 10 days in ISC NEW YORK NY (USPS) ! I hope the Jazz Epistles - Verse 1 reissue is not in a warehouse over 100°F. A very first from my cross-channel purchases!