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Atkins, Chet - Hi-Fi In Focus - LP
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    Heralded hip hi-fi from '57! Chet's 1957 masterpiece! A stunning collection showing his virtuosity and diverse repertoire aimed to satisfy both his core country fans and a pop audience--including the rendition of "Walk, Don't Run" that inspired a Washington quartet's iconic hit cover. Hi-Fi in Focus, from the original masters, pressed on premium RTI vinyl! The distinctive cover of Hi-Fi in Focus set it apart from the usual Chet Atkins LP. The modern abstract photo, meant to depict high...

    Atkins, Chet - Workshop - LP
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    Item #: MH-8064 -

      Chet at home - In Living Stereo! The best-selling album of Chet's lengthy career! Having set up a home studio in the '50s, he would lay down backing tracks at RCA with session musicians, then work at home on his own with unlimited freedom to refine the genesis of Chet Atkins' Workshop! Pressed on premium RTI vinyl, from the original masters!The album reflected the continued diversity of his repertoire and ongoing flair for experimentation. Jazz standards like George Shearing's "Lullabye of...

      Barnes, George - Country Jazz - LP
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      Item #: MH-8009 -

        A lifetime of lessons in six-string-guitar-swing!Jazz-meets-country in an impossibly hot session, ca. 1959! A platter of lightning-fast picking and impeccable taste from the legendary George Barnes! The description on the back of the original album reads: "A wonderful collection of Western favorites that everyone will love?and played in the traditional Western style." The front cover features a more accurate explanation: "Great guitar solos in modern country jazz style -- as if "modern country...

        Cohn, Al - Cohn On The Saxophone - LP
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        Item #: MH-8030 -

          A swingin' beat-gen jazz classic back in print! Sax-man Al Cohn, best known for his work with fellow Lester Young tenor-sax disciple Zoot Sims, has all the pots bubbling on this classic 1956 LP. Five stars in DownBeat? You bet!Al Cohn first sprung on the national scene as one of the saxophonists on the Woody Herman hit "Four Brothers," a crazy arrangement of "Jeepers Creepers" featuring each "brother" on a wild-and-crazy swingin' sax solo. Along with fellow "brother" Zoot Sims, Cohn became one...

          Garcia, Dick - Message From Garcia - LP
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          Item #: MH-8078 -

            Jazz guitar autodidact and 1956 Downbeat Critics Poll winner Dick Garcia struts his stuff while the likes of Bill Evans, Gene Quill, and John Drew try to keep up! The combination of Bird, Christian and his own personality meld here in Dick’s own swinging style, delivering repertoire so diverse it required three different backing bands! Message From Garcia presents Dick in various contexts so as to give the listener an idea of his scope - the material is diversified in order to give Garcia and...

            Gramercy Six - Great Swinging Sounds
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            Item #: DIG-ONLY-8032 -

              DIGITAL ONLY!

              Harris, Wynonie featuring Sun Ra - Dig This Boogie / Lightnin Struck The Poor House 7" single
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              Item #: MH-111 -

                Available 11/24 exclusively through independent record stores.Here it is, Sun Ra’s explosive piano debut with Wynonie Harris and The Jimmie Jackson Band! A drummer and popular R&B singer in the late 40s and 50s, Harris had 15 top 10 hits and was influential in the birth of rock ‘n’ roll, influencing Elvis Presley and countless others. Sun Ra’s involvement here is a radical diversion from his cosmic philosophy that would define his prolific output- the man from Saturn largely ignored the...

                Kessel, Barney - Live at the Jazz Mill - CD
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                Item #: MHCD-007 -

                  Unearthed tape from a jazz icon. Thanks to a 21-year-old with a tape machine, we can all experience the majesty of guitar legend Barney Kessel at his 1954 best!Even if you don't know Barney Kessel, you know Barney Kessel -- as a first-string member of the group of LA session musicians nicknamed "The Wrecking Crew," Kessel's guitar is heard on just about every LA-based hit you'd care to name from the 60s, including songs by the Monkees and The Beach Boys' legendary Smile LP. And that's Kessel's...

                  Kessel, Barney - Live at the Jazz Mill - LP
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                  Item #: MH-8007 -

                    On translucent red vinyl!Unearthed tape from a jazz icon. Thanks to a 21-year-old with a tape machine, we can all experience the majesty of guitar legend Barney Kessel at his 1954 best! Even if you don't know Barney Kessel, you know Barney Kessel -- as a first-string member of the group of LA session musicians nicknamed "The Wrecking Crew," Kessel's guitar is heard on just about every LA-based hit you'd care to name from the 60s, including songs by the Monkees and The Beach Boys' legendary...

                    Kessel, Barney - Live At The Jazz Mill, Vol. 2 - CD
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                    Item #: MHCD-049 -

                      More unearthed tape from a jazz icon! This second volume of Jazz Mill recordings shows Barney firmly at the top of his game. Once again, Kessel and the Jazz Millers (pianist Pete Jolly, drummer Art Kile, and bassist Gene Stoffell) interpret a variety of standards from The Great American Songbook and each arrangement serves to demonstrate the group’s superb chops and collective creativity. In “Mean to Me,” a vintage standard from 1929, a high velocity rendition of Harold Arlen’s “Let’s Fall in...

                      Kessel, Barney - Live At The Jazz Mill, Vol. 2 - LP
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                      Item #: MH-8049 -

                        More unearthed tape from a jazz icon! This second volume of Jazz Mill recordings shows Barney firmly at the top of his game. Once again, Kessel and the Jazz Millers (pianist Pete Jolly, drummer Art Kile, and bassist Gene Stoffell) interpret a variety of standards from The Great American Songbook and each arrangement serves to demonstrate the group’s superb chops and collective creativity. In “Mean to Me,” a vintage standard from 1929, a high velocity rendition of Harold Arlen’s “Let’s Fall in...

                        Love Is A Drag - For Adult Listeners Only - CD
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                        Item #: MHCD-017 -

                          A once shocking 1962 LP of love songs? by men, for men. A long lost treasure featuring the cool & sophisticated vocals of Gene Howard and a cast of prime studio jazz musicians, performing a set of standards sung to a male suitor. Ahead of its time in every way. Reissued for the first time ever! Available on CD and pristine RTI pressed gold vinyl!A fantastic, once-shocking album finally sees reissue - and brings with it the answer to a half-century mystery!Case file: A big band vocalist, a...

                          Love Is A Drag - For Adult Listeners Only - LP
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                          Item #: MH-8017 -

                            A once shocking 1962 LP of love songs? by men, for men. A long lost treasure featuring the cool & sophisticated vocals of Gene Howard and a cast of prime studio jazz musicians, performing a set of standards sung to a male suitor. Ahead of its time in every way. Reissued for the first time ever! Available on CD and pristine RTI pressed gold vinyl! A fantastic, once-shocking album finally sees reissue - and brings with it the answer to a half-century mystery! Case file: A big band vocalist, a...

                            Raney, Jimmy - Visits Paris - LP
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                            Item #: MH-8031 -

                              By the time Jimmy Raney recorded the ultra-cool Visits Paris, he was already at the peak of his career. Having started in 1944 with the Jerry Wald band, he'd pass through a passel of great jazz combos before ending up with Stan Getz in his classic quintet. There, the guitarist became world-renowned, and just weeks before cutting this album, in 1954, he was voted the number one guitarist in the world by French magazine Le Hot Jazz. The album finds Raney on a (very) brief break from touring...

                              Sinclair, Ranny - Another Autumn - CD
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                              Item #: MHCD-043 -

                                Soaked with the vibe and essence of New York City in the 1960s and seasoned with a rich variety of styles from breathy, beatnik pop to moody & magnificent jazz, folk and soul, the singles issued by Ranny Sinclair are uniformly brilliant, soft, sexy soundscapes--uncollected on a single album until now!Sinclair attended Juilliard as a dance major, but ultimately landed a singing contract with Columbia Records. Her issued discography features several tracks that were turntable hits of the era or...

                                Thompson, Claudia - Goodbye To Love - LP
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                                Item #: MH-8018 -

                                  A sultry and sophisticated songbird. The ultra-rare debut and sole output of a wondrous and mysterious vocalist, perfectly accompanied by guitar icon Barney Kessel. An Early Stereo marvel from the original 1959 tapes! Kessel was a jazz pioneer -- as one of the leading lights of the hard-bop movement, his jazz guitar was legendary, and he was ranked the No. 1 guitarist in Down Beat and Playboy for numerous years. He played with Sonny Rollins and Oscar Peterson and Ella Fitzgerald as well as...

                                  Various Artists - Jazz For Hi-Fi Lovers - LP
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                                  Item #: MH-8069 -

                                    A smart set of fine beat-era jazz, beautifully programed and compiled for the hi-fi in your home! Includes some of the top players of the era- Zoot Sims, Paul Quinichette, Gene Roland, and others- in selections suited for a swingin’ starlit session! ”Start Here,” says it all as this both the perfect way to start this LP and the perfect way to start your jazz collection! From the distinctive style and touch of Randy Weston on the keys, to the tenor tones Paul Quinichette blows, these are the...

                                    Burger, Jack - The End On Bongos - LP
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                                    Item #: MH-8002 -

                                      Exotica, Bongos, & Jungle Beats! A 1957 lounge classic from ?Mr. Bongos!? These often-sampled, vibrant-yet-chill sounds bring you big jungle drums, bongos, congas, flutes, strange animal noises, and more! Accomplished bongo player Jack Burger wasn?t known as ?Mr. Bongo? without reason. Before the Beatnik generation picked up on the bongos as their super-swank instrument of choice, Jack Burger was already slinging his smooth bongo skills all over the West Coast, from Gene Autry?s radio show to...

                                      Lowe, Mundell - Blues For A Stripper - CD
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                                      Item #: MHCD-028 -

                                        Beyond hip! From cool jazz to hard bop.This extraordinary soundtrack, featuring many of the finest jazz musicians this side of anywhere, is a collection of small ensemble and large band arrangements so perfectly indicative of its era. It's beyond hip and runs the gamut from cool jazz to hard bop. Moreover, it authorized the virtuosic freedom of the best of New York's jazz community.The swingingly cinematic score was commissioned for a Sexploitation classic entitled Satan in High Heels, the...

                                        Lowe, Mundell - Blues For A Stripper - LP
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                                        Item #: MH-8028 -

                                          Beyond hip! From cool jazz to hard bop. This extraordinary soundtrack, featuring many of the finest jazz musicians this side of anywhere, is a collection of small ensemble and large band arrangements so perfectly indicative of its era. It's beyond hip and runs the gamut from cool jazz to hard bop. Moreover, it authorized the virtuosic freedom of the best of New York's jazz community. The swingingly cinematic score was commissioned for a Sexploitation classic entitled Satan in High Heels, the...

                                          Sinclair, Ranny - Another Autumn - LP
                                          Price: $14.49
                                          Retail: $28.98
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                                          Item #: MH-8043 -

                                            Soaked with the vibe and essence of New York City in the 1960s and seasoned with a rich variety of styles from breathy, beatnik pop to moody & magnificent jazz, folk and soul, the singles issued by Ranny Sinclair are uniformly brilliant, soft, sexy soundscapes--uncollected on a single album until now!Sinclair attended Juilliard as a dance major, but ultimately landed a singing contract with Columbia Records. Her issued discography features several tracks that were turntable hits of the era or...