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June Christy: June Christy-Big Band Specials

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I've had this on LP ever since 1962 when it first came out. Unfortunately my copy is now full of clicks, pops and surface noise. Particuarly annoying on a vocal album. Imagine my surprise when I spotted this new release on CD. Aside from the fact that Christy is in fine voice, the big attraction for ...

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Sonny Red: Sonny Red.

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Sonny Red is not your household name when it comes to alto sax players. Although Red played with Blakey, Curtis Fuller, Paul Quinichette, Donald Byrd, Grant Green and Blue Mitchell, to name a few, he still never became well known and this is a shame because he adds a unique voice to the alto. He died ...

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Django Reinhardt: The Classic Early Recordings In Chronoloical Order

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This is almost too good to be true for Django fans. Here's a five CD set, with each CD covering over 70 minutes, excellent sound quality, from this wonderful company in England called JSP, covering around 125 78's of Django's material all for a budget price that is outstanding. (I bought it on the net for ...

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Irene Kral: Karal Space

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Long out of print as an LP (on Catalyst) and at a premium when you can find it, Kral Space has finally come to CD. Thank Collectables (#7160) for this. Accompanied as usual by Alan Broadbent and as a bonus the under recorded Emil Richards on vibes and percussion, this CD, only 37:21 has some great ...