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    • 1. Ping Pong
    • 2. Roots And Herbs
    • 3. The Back Sliders
    • 4. United
    • 5. Look At The Birdie
    • 6. Master Mind

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              Donald ByrdStreet Lady (1973)Blue Note
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              Stanley TurrentineThat's Where It's At (Tone Poet Edition)Blue Note
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                • Original LP£15.00
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                    • Original LP£10.00
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                      • Original LP£8.99
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                        • Original LP£9.00
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                        Horace Silver QuintetSong For My Father (1963)Blue Note
                        Mind-numbingly CLASSIC 
                          • Original LP£40.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+DMM 1984 pressing in shrink in great condition
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                          Hank MobleySoul Station (1984)Blue Note
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                            John ColtraneBlue Train (1957)Blue Note
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                            • John Coltrane – moment's notice
                            • Original LP£30.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+1984 French DMM vinyl pressing
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                                • 2×LP£27.00
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                                Ambrose AkinmusireOn The Tender Spot Of Every Calloused MomentBlue Note
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                                  • Original LP£10.00
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                                    • Original LP£10.00
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                                    GoGo PenguinGoGo PenguinBlue Note
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                                    • GoGo Penguin – Atomised
                                    • New 2×LP (Coloured Vinyl)£26.00
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                                    Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersBuhaina's DelightBlue Note
                                    Reissue of the drum hero’s classic 1963 album! Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, during November and December 1961. The Jazz...
                                      Earl KlughFinger Paintings (1977)Blue Note
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                                      • Earl Klugh – Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow
                                      • Original LP£10.00
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                                      Pete La RocaBasraBlue Note
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                                          • LP (180 gram)£32.99
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                                          GoGo PenguinOcean In A DropBlue Note
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                                                  Written and produced by Larry Mizell, their first collaboration!
                                                  • Donald Byrd – Flight Time
                                                  • Reissue LP£13.99
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                                                  Grant GreenTalkin' AboutBlue Note
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                                                        Classic jazz funk album produced by the awesome Mizell Brothers which includes the classic track "Uno Esta"! Recommended! USA original (tape on...
                                                        • Bobbi Humphrey – Uno Esta
                                                        • CD£7.99
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                                                        Gregory PorterTake Me To The AlleyBlue Note
                                                        Gregory Porter solidifies his standing as his generation’s most soulful jazz singer-songwriter with his new album 'Take Me To The Alley' the much-anticipated...
                                                          • 2×LP£21.99
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                                                          GoGo PenguinMan Made ObjectBlue Note
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                                                          • GoGo Penguin – Allres
                                                          • GoGo Penguin – Unspeakable World
                                                          • GoGo Penguin – Branches Break
                                                          • GoGo Penguin – Weird Cat
                                                          • GoGo Penguin – Quiet Mind
                                                          • GoGo Penguin – Smarra
                                                          • GoGo Penguin – Initiate
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                                                          • GoGo Penguin – Surrender To Mountain
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                                                          • LP£21.99
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                                                          Hank MobleyReach Out!Blue Note
                                                          Bop and soul-jazz album from 1968 - pressed on limited edition 180g vinyl.
                                                            Norah JonesCome Away With MeBlue Note
                                                            Debut 2003 album from the now Blue Note signed - Norah Jones
                                                              • CD£7.99 £5.00
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                                                              Stanley TurrentineA Chip Off The Old Block (1975)Blue Note
                                                               One of the few albums Stanley Turrentine recorded with his wife, Shirley Scott. features Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Stanley Turrentine, tenor...
                                                              • Stanley Turrentine – One O'Clock Jump
                                                              • Stanley Turrentine – Midnight Blue
                                                              • Stanley Turrentine – Blues In Hoss' Flat
                                                              • Stanley Turrentine – Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
                                                              • Stanley Turrentine – Cherry Point
                                                              • Original LP£30.00
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                                                              • Reissue LP (180g)£21.99
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                                                              The 3 Sounds"Hey There" (1961)Blue Note
                                                              New York pressing original Blue Note Stereo orig. WITH "P" (ear) and VAN GELDER Stamp w/original Blue Note inner sleeve. V. RARE!
                                                                • Original LP£60.00
                                                                  Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl, has some surface marks plays solid!

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                                                                Gregory Porter Liquid Spirit Blue Note
                                                                Grammy-nominated jazz singer Gregory Porter's debut album for legendary jazz institution, Blue Note. "Liquid Spirit" follows up two albums for indie label...
                                                                • Gregory Porter – No Love Dying
                                                                • Gregory Porter – Lonesome Lover
                                                                • 2×LP£21.99
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                                                                Grant Green Grant's First Stand (1961)Blue Note
                                                                Guitarist Grant Green's debut on Blue Note as he's joined by Baby Face Willette on organ and Ben Dixon on drums. Smokin!
                                                                • Grant Green – Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do
                                                                • Reissue LP£20.99
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                                                                Kenny BurrellMidnight Blue (1967)Blue Note
                                                                CLASSIC Blue Note album on limited press 180gm vinyl
                                                                  Sam RiversFuchsia Swing SongBlue Note
                                                                  Great mid-60s album featuring the tracks Cyclic Episode and Beatrice! One of the greatest modern moments on Blue Note – ever! From the cover,...
                                                                  • Sam Rivers – Fuchsia Swing Song
                                                                  • Sam Rivers – Downstairs Blues Upstairs
                                                                  • CD£11.99
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                                                                  Herbie HancockTakin' Off (1962)Blue Note
                                                                  Herbie Hancock's debut album in 1962 launched a phenomenal career. Features Freddie Hubbard and Dexter Gordon and includes the seminal 'Watermelon Man".
                                                                  • Herbie Hancock – watermelon man
                                                                  • New LP (180g)£21.99
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                                                                  Art Blakey And The Jazz MessengersA Night In Tunisia (1960)Blue Note
                                                                  There are more versions of 'A Night In Tunisia' than perhaps any other jazz tune - but this is the mother of them all. Art Blakey on drums, Lee Morgan...
                                                                    Herbie HancockCantaloupe Island Blue Note
                                                                    This formidable recording neatly summarises Herbie Hancock's work in the 60s. The title track, Cantaloupe Island, provided inspiration for US3, who sampled...
                                                                      Herbie HancockMy Point Of ViewBlue Note
                                                                      Brilliant, less-well-known Herbie Hancock album featuring a larger group than usual with guitar and trombone! Check the superb "King Cobra"! Recommended!
                                                                      • Herbie Hancock – Blind Man, Blind Man
                                                                      • Herbie Hancock – King Cobra
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