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November 1st Through The 29th


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Christmas is right around the corner and what better gift than super jazz from the past. Here is this month's new crop of reissues and special event records.

Attention record labels! Please email me your reissue schedules so I can include them in future lists.

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November 1st:

From Lonehill Jazz:
Wes Montgomery Wes Montgomery with the Billy Taylor Trio
Miles Davis Quartet with John Coltrane Live in Den Haag
Miles Davis Quartet Manchester Concert

From Gambit Records:
Ornette Coleman Love Revolution / Complete 1968 Italian Tour
Bill Evans Live in Rome 1979
Bill Evans Köln Concert 1976
Bill Evans Complete February 1972 Paris ORTF Performance
Miles Davis w/ John Coltrane Live in Zurich
Wes Montgomery Quartet Live in Belgium 1965
Hank Jones Quartet with Kenny Burrell Complete Recordings, vol. 2

From Various Record Labels:
Isaac Hayes Ultimate Isaac Hayes: Can You Dig It? (Stax / Fantasy)
George Benson Live at Montreux 1986 (RED)
Les Paul Isle of Golden Dreams (The Capitol Years 1948-54) (Universe)
Various Freedom Jazz Dance Book II (Schema)

November 8th

From ESP-Disk:
Albert Ayler The Complete ESP-Disk Recordings. This is a 4 CD collection
Sun Ra The Complete ESP-Disk Recordings . This is a 2 CD collection

From Passport Audio:
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Live
Billy Eckstine & His Orchestra w/ Sarah Vaughan Swinging Mr. B
Coleman Hawkins All Star Session
John Coltrane Live at the Half Note. from 1963.

From Storyville:
Louis Armstrong In Scandinavia, vol. 3. This release compiles previously unreleased recordings from 1955.
Vincent Nilsson & The World Sextet More Spirituals

From Dutton Vocalion's Deram Reissue Series:
The John Cameron Quartet Off Centre. From 1969
Alan Skidmore Quintet Once Upon A Time. From 1970
Mike Westbrook Love Songs. From 1970 and features 2 bonus tracks.
John Surman & John Warren Tales of Algonquin. From 1971
Michael Garrick Septet Black Marigolds. From a 1968 Argo release.

From Koch:
George Shearing Music to Hear
Nat King Cole Collection. This 128 minute 3 DVD collection features three films Encore, Stardust Memories and Unforgettable.
Ute Lemper Blood and Feathers. This DVD features a performance from the Caryle Café.

From Jazz Legends:
Duke Ellington Cotton Club Stomp 1929-32
Louis Armstrong Early Big Band Performances 1929-33
Benny Carter Early Years of Brilliance 1928-40

From Transparency:
Sun Ra Arkestra Live in Europe DVD
Sun Ra Arkestra WPFW Radio Jazz Festival DVD

From Various Record Labels:
Nat King Cole The Capitol Transcription Sessions (Blue Note). This collection contains three CDs and 71 tracks.
Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman Glenn and Benny (Avid)
Clark Terry & The Young Titans of Jazz Live at Marihan's (Chiaroscuro). This two-disc collection is culminated from a disc of Terry with his big band and another disc of music from his influences.
Sonny Rollins Essential Sonny Rollins: The RCA Years (Columbia / Legacy)
Ernie Wilkins The Everest Years (E2 Music)

November 15th

From ESP-Disk:
Albert Ayler Slugs Saloon. 2 CD set.
Patty Waters The Complete ESP-Disk Recordings. A 2 CD set.

From Enja:
Charles Mingus In Europe
Mark Feldman Book of Tells

From Image Entertainment DVDs:
Chick Corea & Bobby McFerrin Rendezvous in NY
Chick Corea & Three Quartets Band Rendezvous in NY

From Mighty Quinn:
Eddie Condon Allstars Tiger Rag & All That Jazz. Originally released in 1958 on World Records/
Edmund Hall Petite Fleur. Originally released in 1959 on United Artists.
Harold Land Take Aim. Originally released in 1960 on Blue Note and contains a few bonus tracks.
Pepper Adams Critics Choice. From the 1957 World release.

From Chronological:
Buck Clayton 1953
Erroll Gardner 1953
Gene Krupa 1952-53
Mezz Mezzrow 1951-53
Willie 'The Lion' Smith 1950-53
Bullmoose Jackson 1950-3
Joe Liggins 1950-2
JT Brown 1950-4

From Collectables:
Ars Nova Sunshine and Shadows
Charles Lloyd Acoustic Masters I
Charles Wright & Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band Express Yourself. From 1970.
Chico Hamilton Gongs East
Will Bradley Eight to the Bar

From Various Record Labels:
Miles Davis Collection: Sketches of Spain / Kind of Blue & In A Silent Way (Columbia / Legacy)
Louis Armstrong Vol. 3 Quintessence '" NY, Chicago and Boston 1947-50 (Fremeaux)
Duke Ellington Love You Madly / A Concert of Sacred Music at Grace Cathedral (RED). This is a 116-minute DVD from 1965. >
Nina Simone At Newport. The Village Gate and Elsewhere (Westwood). This package contains 2 CDs.
Gentle Giant On Reflection: The Ultimate Anthology (DRT). This package contains 3 CDs.

November 22nd

From Delmark:
Otis Rush All Your Love I Miss Loving. A previously unreleased 1976 live recording
Mississippi Heat One Eye Open. Released Separately as a CD and DVD
Tail Dragger and His Chicago Blues Band My Head is Bald Released Separately as a CD and DVD
Zora Young Tore Up from the Floor

From Various Record Labels:
Joe Pass Montreux Jazz Festival, vol. 8 (Geneon DVD)

Coming out in December releases by: Gilberto Gil, Buddy Rich, Billie Holiday boxset, Herbie Mann, Stan Getz, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington and many, many others. Stay tuned!

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