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37 minutes ago, chewy-chew-chew-bean-benitez said:

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Tell me more, please?

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Nice to finally get to hear this one. OK pressing, benefited nicely from an RCM spin.

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8 hours ago, JSngry said:

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On 5/7/2015 at 6:37 PM, bresna said:

Roy Eldridge - Richie Kamuca Quintet - Comin' Home Baby (Pumpkin Productions) - Recorded live at the Half Note August 22, 1965 & March 25, 1966 but remained unissued until 1978.

Eldridge - trumpet

Kamuca - tenor

Dick Katz - piano

Tommy Potter - bass*

Eddie Locke - drums

* Potter replaced by Don Moore on the 2 tracks recorded on March 25, 1966.

This is an interesting date that I bought much more Kamuca's presence than Eldridge's. It almost seems like they alternate songs for who's featured. The pianist-turned-producer plays a decent piano, if a little out of tune in places. The earlier stuff is in better sound. I wonder if there is more somewhere? I'd really like to hear it. What I have here is very good.

BTW, I've been looking for this for some time.... :)

 

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Nothing new here that isn’t on the 4CD set. Nice, crisp sound though - as good as I have heard this material. Funky red vinyl. Having said that, one of the disks has a slight chip, poor QC. :rmad:

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Herbie Mann and Bobby Jaspar, Flute Flight  (Prestige/Status)

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Le Tout Puissaint Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo (Strut)

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Sidi Toure, Toubalbero

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NP:

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Woody Herman - The Best of the Decca Years (MCA)

 

 

1 hour ago, kh1958 said:

Earl Hines/Teddy Wilson/Ellis Larkins/Marian McPartland, Jazz Concert in Argentina (Halcyon)

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That looks interesting, kh.  What do you think of it?

 

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52 minutes ago, HutchFan said:

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Woody Herman - The Best of the Decca Years (MCA)

 

 

That looks interesting, kh.  What do you think of it?

 

Well recorded double album with one side to each pianist. All solo piano. Marian McPartland is the producer. Earl Hines and Teddy Wilson sides are  superb. There are perhaps too many medleys, if that bothers you. Definitely a feast of fine solo piano.  

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1 hour ago, kh1958 said:

Well recorded double album with one side to each pianist. All solo piano. Marian McPartland is the producer. Earl Hines and Teddy Wilson sides are  superb. There are perhaps too many medleys, if that bothers you. Definitely a feast of fine solo piano.  

Thanks! 👍

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Illinois Jacquet - The Message with Kenny Burrell (Argo/Chess)
Jazz Stop series reissue

 

 

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Art Pepper Quartet - The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 3 (Galaxy)

 

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Laurie Pepper:  "These 3 nights at the Maiden Voyage in L.A. with George Cables, David Williams, and Carl Burnett were some of the most memorable nights of my life. This was Art's road band at the end of his life. They'd been touring nonstop for about a year, and they were tight."

 

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Ran Blake - Rapport (Novus)
More excellent Ricky Ford sideman work on this LP.

 

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Milcho Leviev - Plays the Music of Irving Berlin (Discovery)
First spin of an LP that I plucked from a local shop's dollar bin a few months back.  Really digging it so far.  :) 

 

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Picked up the RSD release today along with the Squirrel (haven't spun yet, probably will get to it tomorrow). Mighty fine indeed. 

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38 minutes ago, jcam_44 said:

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Picked up the RSD release today along with the Squirrel (haven't spun yet, probably will get to it tomorrow). Mighty fine indeed. 

Grabbed the two Gordons as well.  I have the Squirrel on a Blue Note CD, but this one was new to me.  Gave it a spin - very solid! 

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1 hour ago, Eric said:

Grabbed the two Gordons as well.  I have the Squirrel on a Blue Note CD, but this one was new to me.  Gave it a spin - very solid! 

Agreed! Almost passed to wait for the cd which included two more songs but figured i would just check on Apple Music. I don’t have the Squirrel so I decided to splurge. 

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Purple label. Stitt on Varitone.

 

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11 hours ago, Eric said:

Grabbed the two Gordons as well.  I have the Squirrel on a Blue Note CD, but this one was new to me.  Gave it a spin - very solid! 

I think only ‘The Squirrel’ of those Dexter’s was available over here. Even that wasn’t on offer at my usual outlet. On the other hand, they did have 2 copies of ‘Stonebone’.

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1 hour ago, sidewinder said:

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Purple label. Stitt on Varitone.

I think only ‘The Squirrel’ of those Dexter’s was available over here. Even that wasn’t on offer at my usual outlet. On the other hand, they did have 2 copies of ‘Stonebone’.

 

I didn’t see Stonebone on the list at my shop. 
 

how is that Sonny? I’m not as familiar with his Varitone stuff. 

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13 minutes ago, jcam_44 said:

I didn’t see Stonebone on the list at my shop. 
 

how is that Sonny? I’m not as familiar with his Varitone stuff. 

The Sonny is typical Prestige soul jazz of the era, driven by Idris’s backbeats. Good stuff !

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Billie Holiday, The Golden Years, volume 2 (Columbia)

A Profile of Gerry Mulligan (Mercury)

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On 24/10/2020 at 11:34 AM, sidewinder said:

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Updated to say that I am enjoying the sound of this one. A good release. It will be interesting to cross-check against Mosaic’s treatment. Certainly trounces the CD set on the sonic front.

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On 25.10.2020 at 4:42 PM, Chuck Nessa said:

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Those Spotlite LPs were treasures. So much until then unheard Bird. I love this album. Especially the first tracks with the Dizzy Band at Billie Berg´s ......, but also the stuff from the Finale with Miles......who sounds very much influenced by Dizzy on that.....

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Richard Landry - Solos [Chatham Square]

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On 10/25/2020 at 8:41 PM, jcam_44 said:

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Picked up the RSD release today along with the Squirrel (haven't spun yet, probably will get to it tomorrow). Mighty fine indeed. 

I have that pre-ordered on CD.

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