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  1. Thelonious Monk The Nonet - Live! Charly Records LE JAZZ CD 7 Le Jazz UK 1993. Trio Töykeät High Standards Blue Note 7243 5 94302 2 5. UK 2003. The Thad Jones Mel Lewis Quartet The Thad Jones Mel Lewis Quartet. A&M Records CD 0830 US 1989. Johnny Griffin Woe Is Me. Better Music JIT054 Spain 2001.
  2. J. S. Bach, Chen Pi-hsien ‎ Goldberg Variations. Naxos ‎– 8.550078 Germany 1988 https://www.discogs.com/J-S-Bach-Chen-Pi-hsien-Goldberg-Variations/release/2012918 this has been sitting around for months, time to play it. Chen gets a good write up for her 2001 recording; https://www.classicstoday.com/review/review-15845/ so i am keen to hear this earlier recording. Just been listening to Oscar Peterson & Clark Terry, with Oscar mumbling away, reminded me of His Glenness. Does anyone have an opinion about Gould's 1981 recording, I like it, but critics give it a hard time.
  3. Howlin' Wolf Live And Cookin' At Alice's Revisited. Chess CH 50015. Reissue, US 1978. https://www.discogs.com/Howlin-Wolf-Live-And-Cookin-At-Alices-Revisited/release/2725639 A well loved LP bought in 1978.
  4. Paco Peña Misa Flamenca. Nimbus Records ?NI 5288 UK 1991. Paco Peña with the Acadamy of St Martins in the Fields Chorus. SMF have never been backward at trying something different. This is different, in a good way. Paco Peña played in Brisbane last October, but i couldn't get to the concert. Charles Mingus Mingus Ah Um. CBS CBS 450436 2. Eu 1987 the Monkees & the Archies, go figure... the things you end up with when you buy a collection!
  5. Hi Marc, yes I am interested, I have been wanting to sell my classical & romantic collection. This ranges from some rare to rarish HMV/Columbia notes & Decca (1950s-1960s), to branded records 1960-1980s & good quality World Record Club Aust. (pressed by EMI Aust.). Also the 'dreaded' boxed sets from branded e.g. Decca Angel UK to WRC. Regards, Gary.
  6. Good advice from the posters above. Some artists to consider are: Count Basie many, but try Farmer's market barbecue https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Go2o1NBEevQ&list=PL4ZFa-mThx3Jj0Jxk9day_VNAHYP_z9NM&index=1 Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers, Vol. 2 - Mission Eternal https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmLF_FDa81g8olFdgdSVmymp-RgVlsS7z John Coltrane The Ultimate Blue Train https://www.discogs.com/John-Coltrane-The-Ultimate-Blue-Train/release/401058 Yusef Lateef Lost In Sound https://www.discogs.com/Yusef-Lateef-Lost-In-Sound/release/4427238 Chico Hamilton Man From Two Worlds https://www.discogs.com/Chico-Hamilton-Man-From-Two-Worlds/release/1196591 The Modern Jazz Quartet The Last Concert https://www.discogs.com/The-Modern-Jazz-Quartet-The-Last-Concert/master/154857 Jimmy Witherspoon & Ben Webster Previously Unreleased Recordings https://www.discogs.com/Jimmy-Witherspoon-Ben-Webster-Previously-Unreleased-Recordings/master/1078920 The Ben Webster Quintet Soulville https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IR0sqSbpl7A The Oscar Peterson Trio Night Train https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YJP5HjG7Xo John Sangster scroll to bottom at this link https://soundcloud.com/blank-recording-company happy hunting! PS The Dave Brubeck Quartet Time Out https://www.discogs.com/The-Dave-Brubeck-Quartet-Time-Out/master/34081 The Dave Brubeck Quartet Featuring Gerry Mulligan, Alan Dawson, Jack Six ?The Last Set At Newport https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZ0X1qZrbVQ Oscar Peterson Trio + Clark Terry ‎Oscar Peterson Trio + One https://www.discogs.com/Oscar-Peterson-Trio-Clark-Terry-Oscar-Peterson-Trio-One/release/1653616
  7. I am looking upgrade my CD player & a Roksan Caspian M Series -1 flip face CD player C. 2010, recently serviced, has come up for sale. They want $1K. I intend to pair it with a Leak 60 power amp & 1974 10" Tannoy bookshelf speakers. I haven't heard it demo'd yet, does anyone know if they are worth this money? I read review on a similar model, which said the sound quality was good even with Standard pressing CDs, which is what I mostly have, has anyone else observed this? Does the flip face loading interface play up with this model? Thanks, Gary.
  8. First LP I ever bought, still have it but just a std CBS pressing.
  9. Miles Davis, The Complete Birth Of The Cool. Capitol Jazz 7243 4 94550 2 3, UK 1998. https://www.discogs.com/Miles-Davis-The-Complete-Birth-Of-The-Cool/release/1063809 Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers, Vol. 2 - Mission Eternal. Prestige PRCD-24159-2 US, 1995 https://www.discogs.com/Art-Blakey-And-The-Jazz-Messengers-Vol-2-Mission-Eternal/release/9393047
  10. Wow, that looks pretty cool, how is the SQ & where did you buy it?
  11. Thelonious Monk, 1969, Greatest Hits. CBS LJ 4, Reissue New Zealand 1983. https://www.discogs.com/Thelonious-Monk-Greatest-Hits/release/3616026
  12. The Miles Davis Quintet, 1958, Relaxin' With The Miles Davis Quintet. Original Jazz Classics – OJC-190, Prestige – P-7129. Reissue US, 1985. Bypassed Cookin -as i just had to reheat, straight to Relaxin. Maybe some Coltrane & Cherry for dessert! John Coltrane & Don Cherry the Avant-Garde Atlantic Jazz Lounge 90041-1 US reissue C.1980s-90s.
  13. Francisco Guerrero Motecta. Cantus C 9619, CD Spain 1997. https://www.discogs.com/Francisco-Guerrero-Motecta/release/7534787 Jeremy Summerly, Oxford Camerata Lamentations. Naxos 8.550572, CD, Germany 1991. 7 Greatest hits of the 16th Century, on K-Tel/Paul Hammond/J&B/Windmill/Dynahouse/Music for pleasure... no......Naxos! https://www.discogs.com/Jeremy-Summerly-Oxford-Camerata-Lamentations/release/2934384
  14. Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, 1965, Home Town Blues. Mainstream Records L 35074 Australia 1974 reissue. https://www.discogs.com/Sonny-Terry-Brownie-McGhee-Home-Town-Blues/release/605376 I cleaned this up to sell, but sounds so good & is such a good example of country blues, just might keep it!
  15. Talking Heads, 1980, Remain in light. Sire SRK 6095 Au 1980. This & more songs about buildings & food are my two fave Talking Heads albums.