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JAZZ COMPACT DISCS & JAZZ DVDs

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Please click on the underlined links below to view our latest Jazz offers.
Offers are for a limited period only.
Please check individual offers for expiry dates.

 

CLAIRE MARTIN
A Modern Art

Brand new studio album from Claire Martin! The original and contemporary songs on “A Modern Art” are presented with a cool edge, tinged with a touch of irony and razor-sharp wit. It’s an album which Martin firmly insists “is my best ever”.
Only £10.99 for a limited period.

KEN PEPLOWSKI/ALAN BARNES
Doodle Oodle

Ken Peplowski Meets Alan Barnes - the debut recording of this terrific Transatlantic partnership with an all star rhythm section, comprising John Pearce (piano), Alec Dankworth (bass) and Martin Drew (drums).
Only £10.99 for a limited period.

MARTY ELKINS & DAVE McKENNA
In Another Life

With a light airy voice reminiscent of Ella Fitzgerald, vocalist Marty Elkins performs a set of up tempo songs, ballads, and swing tunes accompanied by the veteran pianist Dave McKenna. Marty’s debut CD, Fuse Blues, was voted one of the best CDs of 2001 by Down Beat Magazine - receiving a four star review.
Introductory price only £10.49!

GARY KAVANAGH/BOBBY WELLINS QUINTET
Joy Spring

A joyous tribute to the life and work of the legendary Clifford Brown, whose extraordinary musicality has been a major influence on both Gary Kavanagh and Bobby Wellins.
Limited offer price £10.99.

CHRISTIAN McBRIDE
Kind Of Brown

Produced by McBride, Kind Of Brown is a collection of hard swing-to-bluesy groove tunes that the leader says he put together to give the members of his new ensemble “something to sink their teeth into.” He adds, “I wanted to present solid melodies with some decent chord changes that could be good vehicles for the guys to blow on.”
£10.99 offer price for a limited period

ECM Special Offer
Latest releases include a powerful and exciting album from renowned English saxophonist John Surman with a ‘supergroup’ that includes John Abercrombie and Jack DeJohnette and a specially priced 4cd set of Gary Burton and Chick Corea's duet recordings for ECM between 1972 and 1979. Plus low prices on massive list of ECM titles.

ZOOT SIMS
Four Classic Albums

AVID Jazz here presents four classic Zoot Sims albums from 1956 and 1957, including original LP liner notes, on a finely re-mastered and low priced double CD - The Four Brothers Together Again!, From A to Z, Zoot and Whooeeee. All four albums have been digitally re-mastered for probably the finest sound quality ever!
Double cd only £7.99!

VIJAY IYER TRIO
Historicity

ACT Music presents Vijay Iyer's newest project, a trio album combining his searing originals with a surprising batch of covers. Vijay Iyer is one of today's most celebrated and innovative young American jazz artists, and was described in The Village Voice as "the most commanding pianist and composer to emerge in recent years"
On offer at £9.99 for a limited time.

JOHN HICKS
I Remember You

One of the most eminent virtuoso piano players in the history of jazz, here is Hicks at his most inventive and creative, recorded solo live in concert at the peak of his powers.
Limited offer only £9.99

HORACE TAPSCOTT
The Dark Tree

One of the most sought after classics in the Hat catalogue is available again at last! Recorded live in Hollywood on 14-17 December, 1989, it features the piano genius in a quartet with John Carter (clarinet), Cecil McBee (bass) and Andrew Cyrille (drums).
2cd set only £13.99 for a limited period.

PROPERBOX FOUR DISC SET OFFER
Each set contains either 4 compact discs or 3 compact discs and one DVD. Latest issues at extra offer price are blues sets of Charlie Poole and Howlin' Wolf. Many genres including Jazz, R&B;, Blues etc. Still with the meticulously researched booklets, photos and discographies.

DUTTON VOCALION
A new addition to our regular featured offers. Recent releases from Dutton Vocalion with track details etc and of course discounted prices. Latest issues include new titles by Frank Chacksfield, Mantovani, Jack Hylton, Ronnie Aldrich, Paul Whiteman and lots more.

MATT MONRO
Matt At The BBC

This double disc set features an audio CD the bulk of which is being released for the very first time in this country, plus a DVD of some of Matt’s finest BBC television performances.
A real bargain at only £7.99!

ARBORS JAZZ
Extra special offer on American label which explores the depths of those classic jazz styles born in the 30s, 40s, and 50s and which, in the hands of contemporary musicians of talent, taste and technical brilliance, remain as vital and meaningful as ever. Prices start at just £7.99.
On offer until 31st october 2009.

ROY HARGROVE BIG BAND
Emergence

Highly acclaimed trumpeter Roy Hargrove returns to redefine the sound of the modern jazz big band to create another future classic.
Only £10.49 for a limited preiod.

JOHN PATITUCCI TRIO
Remembrance

Bassist John Patitucci delivers his latest Concord Jazz project, Remembrance, a remarkable outing of 11 straight-ahead-to-funky-to-classical-tinged originals featuring an astounding trio comprising saxophone maestro Joe Lovano and brilliant drummer Brian Blade.
Only £10.49 for a limited period.

TONY BENNETT & BILL EVANS
Complete Recordings

A sublime 2-CD collection that spotlights the iconic song stylist dueting with the legendary jazz pianist from their two albums recorded in 1975 & 1976, including bonus tracks and alternate takesfrom both sessions.
Special offer price just £9.99.

DAVE BRUBECK
Classic Album Collection

3cd set comprising four complete albums: Jazz Goes to Junior College, Jazz Impressions of the U.S.A., Brubeck Plays Brubeck, and Dave Digs Disney, all recorded before 1959. The first CD also includes bonus tracks from Jazz Goes to College
Only £9.99 for three discs!

Music from DAD'S ARMY
A great collection of favourite wartime tunes that were featured in the ever popular Dad's Army TV series. Who do you think you are kidding Mr Hitler...

SOUNDS OF YESTERYEAR
Four new highlights include Andre Previn, George Shearing, Herb Ellis and Count Basie. Page lists full range of this jazz and nostalgia label. From collectable Kenton to Comic Cuts! Only £7.49 each.

MODERN JAZZ QUARTET
Bluesology

A brilliant overview of the Modern Jazz Quartet’s career, spanning three decades and featuring the very best of their output for Atlantic between 1956 and 1988.
2CD set only £10.99.

HUMPHREY LYTTELTON
Rarities 3CD Set

Nearly 3½ hours of the finest traditonal jazz, this set covers the period from Lyttelton's first Parlophone session in 1949 through to December 1958 , during its most prolific period of record making, and at the peak of its popularity.
Temporarily available at just £9.99.

JOHNNY GRIFFIN
Storyville Collection

This special 3 CD + 1 DVD Box Set presents the great tenor sax player Johnny Griffin in four separate concerts, between 1964 and 1989.
A real bargain at only £14.99!

TROYKA
Troyka

Comprising three musicians at the hub of the vibrant young UK jazz scene - Kit Downes(organ), Chris Montague(guitar) and Joshua Blackmore(drums) - Troyka have taken the bones of the classic organ trio and evolved their own distinctive sound around them. Named by Jazzwise as a “band to watch for in 2009”.

ALLAN GANLEY JAZZ LEGACY
June Time

This Vocalion release features a superb big band, made up of the finest British jazz musicians, playing the brilliant arrangements and compositions of the late Allan Ganley. An unmissable release for all who appreciate the finest in big band music.

Progressive Records Offer
Part of the massive GHB/Jazzology group of labels from George Buck in America. Progressive Records Progressive is the label to go to for a catalogue of modern music performed by a wide variety of creative artists.
Offer expires 31 August 2009.

American Music Offer
Part of the massive GHB/Jazzology group of labels from George Buck in America. American Music is the label to go to for the documentation of authentic New Orleans jazz by the legendary pioneers of the form.
Offer expires 31 August 2009.

Audiophile Records Offer
Another label that is part of the massive GHB/Jazzology group from George Buck in America. Audiophile is the label to go to for documentation of superb and creative singers and interpreters of the classic American popular song.
Offer expires 31 August 2009.

AVID GROUP LABELS
Incredible value across the Avid Group range of jazz, blues and easy compact discs.
Prices start at just £4.99.

STORYVILLE RECORDS
Recording jazz since 1952 and most issued on CD. We have the catalogue of CDs on offer and prices start from only £4.99!
Offer for limited period only.

ANDY PANAYI QUARTET
The Solar Cats

With this album, after years of performing together, Andy Panayi has taken his superb quartet to a higher level. Featuring his own, accomplished, highly original, yet accessible compositions.

STANLEY CLARKE TRIO
Jazz In The Garden

Bass giant Stanley Clarke’s first ever all acoustic trio album. A sure fire winner mixing originals and standards from the pens of Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Joe Henderson.

DAVE BRUBECK
Three Classic Albums Plus

AVID Jazz here presents three classic Dave Brubeck albums, including original LP liner notes. Jazz Red Hot & Cool, Newport 1958, and Jazz Goes To Junior College plus an extra bonus track from the First Timex All Star Jazz Festival; the classic St. Louis Blues!.

FREDDIE HUBBARD
Without A Song

In its continuing series of unearthing previously unissued music by the legends of jazz, Blue Note Records releases Without a Song—Live in Europe 1969 by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. The album captures Hubbard at the peak of his career during 1969’s Jazz Wave on Tour.

Jazz Box Sets
Extra offers on box sets. This list is constantly evolving - prices as shown.
New expiry date 31 August 2009.

LAKE RECORDS
Special offer across the catalogue including two new featured releases. Created in 1984 the label specialises in Jazz and mainly, but not exclusively, concentrates on British Traditional and Mainstream styles. Many classic reissues, but the label also has current working bands.
Offer expires 29 September 2009.

ACROBAT RECORDS
Prices have tumbled once again across the range of Acrobat labels. Includes lots of easy listening, blues and nostalgia. Prices start at only £2.99!

Proper Pairs & Proper Introduction to
REDUCED TO CLEAR!
Proper released these two series as little brothers to the Properboxes. The "Introductions" are compilations and the Pairs fill gaps the Properboxes were too big for. Some titles will sell out so do order early!
Limited stocks. From only £2.99

ROBERTO FONSECA
Akokan

Roberto Fonseca is an extraordinary, charismatic young pianists, composer and band leader. Fonseca's dazzling music combines Cuban traditions to the lyricism of Herbie Hancock, the drive of McCoy Tyner and an unparalleled gift for melody.
Limited Offer only £9.99.

OVERSTOCKS & SECOND HAND DISCS
Our second hand section is now larger than ever as it also includes many overstocks. All limited and first come first served.

DAVID 'FATHEAD' NEWMAN
The Blessing

Sadly, this was to be David's last recording but it finds no decline in his creativity or his formidable chops. David's authoritative playing sums up a lifetime of experience and grants us a look at his final intensely personal thoughts.
Only £9.99 for a limited time.

JOEL HARRISON
Urban Myths

On Urban Myths, Joel puts his focus on the electric jazz that influenced him growing up in the 1970's. His singular writing and a phenomenal performance by seasoned veterans makes this a major achievement and one of the most interesting records of the year.
Limited Offer Price just £9.99.

EDDIE THOMPSON TRIO
The 1982 Concert

Recently-discovered rare concert recording from 1982 by the late pianist Eddie Thompson who was the pianist of choice for many visiting American jazz stars. Thompson was a familiar figure on the London bebop scene of the 50s.
Only £9.99 for a limited period.

MARK LOCKHEART
In Deep

Saxophonist Mark Lockheart has been at the forefront of the UK jazz scene for over twenty years. In Deep is a record of great originality and integrity and may be the finest realisation yet of his talents.
Special Offer only £9.99.

JOHN McLAUGHLIN/CHICK COREA
Five Peace Band

Corea and McLaughlin are true kindred spirits and this supergroup marks the duo’s first collaboration with a band, presenting eclectic nights of highly creative music.
2CD set now only £7.99.

VERVE ORIGINALS
New batch of classic albums. Great names and great "original" albums some on CD for the first time. Artists include Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Ayers, Keith Jarrett, Ella Fitzgerald etc. In digipacks including a facsimile of the original LP artwork.
Offer prices on these new titles only.

DIZZY GILLESPIE
All Star Sessions

‘Dizzy Gillespie: with Sonny Rollins & Sonny Stitt: Duets’, ‘Tour De Force’, ‘Sittin’ In’, plus selections from ‘Dizzy Gillespie & Stuff Smith’. Digitally re-mastered for probably the finest sound quality ever.
2CD set only £7.99.

DIZZY GILLESPIE
Four Classic Albums

The second of our Gillespie double bill contains ‘Dizzy Gillespie At Newport’, ‘Dizzy And Strings’, ‘World Statesman’ and ‘Gene Norman Presents Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra’.
2CD set only £7.99.

CHARLES MINGUS
Mingus Ah Um 50th Anniversary

This package contains MINGUS AH UM and its sequel MINGUS DYNASTY in their entirety plus four bonus tracks from the sessions and three alternate takes.
2CD deluxe set only £13.99 for a limited period.

JOHN LEWIS & MJQ
Four Classic Albums

Four classic albums, including original LP liner notes on a finely re-mastered and low priced double CD. ‘The Modern Jazz Sextet’, ‘The MJQ Plays No Sun In Venice’, ‘Grand Encounter’, ‘The MJQ At The Opera House and ‘The Modern Jazz Society Presents A Concert Of Contemporary Music’.
2CD set only £7.99.

DAVE BRUBECK
Time Out 50th Anniversary

The 50th Anniversary Legacy Edition re-mastered, plus a full second CD of previously unreleased recordings, and a 30 minute previously unreleased documentary DVD.
2CD plus DVD deluxe set only £17.99 for a limited period.

MILT JACKSON
Four Classic Albums

AVID Jazz here presents four classic Milt Jackson albums, including original LP liner notes on a finely re-mastered and low priced double CD.‘The Jazz Skyline’, ‘Milt Jackson Quartet’, ‘Telefunken Blues’, ‘Plenty Plenty Soul’ plus three tracks with the Thelonious Monk Quartet.
2CD set only £7.99.

MALCOLM LAYCOCK
Presents The Golden Age Of Swing

Compiled by Malcolm Laycock. Over six hours of listening pleasure on five CDs:"20 Greatest Hits", "The Late Night Album", "The Great Singers", "Frank Sinatra & Tommy Dorsey", "The Jive Album". All original recordings remastered.

IDEAS ON A BUDGET
We've teamed up with the Delta Leisure Group to offer a selection of budget jazz, easy, soundtracks and more. Great present ideas for you or others.
Prices start from £3.99.

HUMPHREY LYTTELTON
& His Band 1957-58

Historically significant collection from Britain’s best loved and greatest Jazz musician featuring some of the major players on the British Jazz scene including Tony Coe, Bruce Turner, Jimmy Skidmore, Kathy Stobart & Joe Temperley. 2 cds for the price of 1.

MILES DAVIS
Sketches Of Spain 50th Anniversary

This 50th anniversary edition includes the original album along with rehearsal and alternate takes, plus rare photos, correspondence, and clippings.
2CD deluxe set only £13.99 for a limited period.

LIAM NOBLE
Brubeck

This is the Liam Noble Trio’s first recording, despite working together for many years. Liam has long been known for his highly original piano playing, and his longstanding admiration for Dave Brubeck is clearly demonstrable in this fascinating collection

SUMMIT RECORDS
Summit Records...where the quality matters. A jazz catalogue that is raising eyebrows and continuing to make waves with both fans and critics. Also includes Mama and Chicken Coop labels.

LINN RECORDS OVERSTOCKS
REDUCED TO CLEAR!
Selected titles from a quality label across both jazz and classical compact discs and hybrid CD/SACD discs.
Limited stocks only £8.49 each.

FRESH SOUND
A massive listing across Fresh Sound and the various labels that come under their umbrella. Genres cover great reissues to the cream of current fresh talent. Over 1,000 bargains to be had on this link.
Prices start at just £9.99!

JIM HART
Words And Music

Jim Hart, vibes wizard and instigator of the Loop Collective, leads his new quartet, with pianist Ivo Neame, in a superb, swinging set of mainly standards.

SCOTT HAMILTON & DANNY MOSS
Mainstream Giants Of Jazz

‘Mainstream Giants of Jazz’ sees two of the great tenor sax stylists and a marvellous rhythm section brought together, with everyone given the opportunity to fly in various combinations from solo piano to the full ensemble.

JIM HALL & BOB BROOKMEYER
Live North Sea jazz Festival 1979

Valve trombonist Bob Brookmeyer and guitarist Jim Hall are two of the most influential musicians in modern jazz. On this disc Challenge Jazz presents more than seventy minutes of their concert at The Hague.

HUMPHREY LYTTELTON
Cornucopia 3

The Cornucopia series was dear to Humph's heart. He oversaw all the tracks on the album, directing and fine tuning the dynamics and solos. While Humph can be heard on only two tracks, this remains very much, a Humphrey Lyttelton album. Tony Fisher completes the remaining tracks.

GEOFF EALES
Master Of The Game

Major new project from pianist Geoff Eales with his trio. If Esbjörn Svensson, Brad Mehldau, Bill Evans or even Bud Powell mean something to you then this will be for you. Special offer also extends to the Edition Records catalogue.

Venus Records CD Offer
Brilliant listing from one of the best jazz labels coming out of Japan at the moment.

GARETH WILLIAMS
Shock!

Gareth Williams is an artist who commands huge respect and warmth throughout the UK jazz community. “Shock!”, the debut album with the Gareth Williams Power Trio, showcases Williams’ skills as an outstanding composer, pianist and improviser.

LIANE CARROLL & BRIAN KELLOCK
Live At The Lampie

“This may well be British jazz's greatest double-act” Rob Adams, The Herald. Scotland's finest pianist and England's finest singer.... Vocalist Liane Carroll and pianist Brian Kellock perform on this duo album, recorded live at Aberdeen's Blue Lamp in Oct 2008.
Introductory offer only £8.99!

ANDY SHEPPARD
Movements In Colour

British saxophonist Andy Sheppard makes his ECM debut heading an extraordinarily gifted international quintet in a programme of self-penned pieces, all buoyant and strongly melodic.

ESSENTIAL JAZZ
This offer actually combines two labels imported from Europe, Essential Jazz Classics and Essential Jazz Albums. Great mainstream jazz with extra tracks etc.

JOHN SCOFIELD
Piety Street

It is a rare artist that can explore more than one kind of music with true fluency, virtuosity and sincerity. Guitarist John Scofield can, and he’s proven it once again with Piety Street - a powerful collection of Blues & Gospel renditions.

JAZZ FACTORY
One of the many labels from Europe taking on the mantle of reissuing CDs from the great jazz eras. Plenty of bonus tracks etc on most releases.

RUDY VAN GELDER
Remasters

From labels such as Prestige etc Concord & Decca have added some more reissues to some of the best RVG Remasters.

GAMBIT RECORDS
Special offer on the whole of the Gambit jazz catalogue. Prices start from just £8.99 for single discs.

AL COHN
Four Classic Albums

AVID Jazz presents four classic Al Cohn albums on a finely re-mastered and low priced double CD. ‘Mr Music’, ‘The Al Cohn Quintet featuring Bob Brookmeyer’, ‘Al & Zoot’ and returning the favour and reversing the billing ‘Bob Brookmeyer featuring Al Cohn’.

BLOSSOM DEARIE
Four Classic Albums

AVID Jazz presents four classic Blossom Dearie albums on a finely re-mastered and low priced double CD. Blossom Dearie, Blossom Dearie Plays For Dancing, Give Him The Ooh La La and Once Upon A Summertime, plus 6 tracks from her vocal album Blue Stars Of France and her one track recorded with King Pleasure!

RUDY VAN GELDER EDITION
Recent Releases

Another release in the Blue Note RVG reissue programme. Remastered by Rudy Van Gelder himself with original sleeves and notes plus additional improved and updated notes setting the albums in their historical context.

WARNER/ATLANTIC
Mid Price Jazz

The entire mid price catalogue available at £7.99 for single discs and £12.99 for the doubles.

JASMINE LABEL
Budget Price Catalogue Offer

Over 150 titles - Jazz, Blues, Nostalgia, Gospel, and even Country - something for everyone at just £5.49 per disc!

VERVE, IMPULSE, FANTASY, CONCORD etc
We've put together a "best sellers of 2008" listing from Universal Jazz. Titles from labels such as Verve, Impulse, Concord, Original Jazz Classics, Emarcy, GRP and more. Over 250 titles.

THELONIOUS MONK
Four Classic Albums

AVID Jazz have chosen four classic albums as tribute to this great pianist for another in this famed series.
2CD set only £7.99!

NELSON RIDDLE
Let's Face The Music

Our Easy Listening Disc Of The Month features the most respected arranger - conductor of the 1950s
2CD set only £7.99.

SONNY ROLLINS
Four Classic Albums

AVID Jazz here presents four classic Sonny Rollins albums on a finely re-mastered and superb value for money double CD.
2CD set only £7.99!

ANITA O'DAY
Four Classic Albums

What a difference O'Day makes! Avid Jazz's "four classic albums on two CDs" series continues.
2CD set only £7.99!

ART PEPPER
Four Classic Albums

Are you ready for an assault on Pepper!? Avid Jazz's acclaimed series. Four albums including 'Meets The Rhythm Section' which is heard here for the first time in a natural stereo soundstage.
2CD set only £7.99!

RETROSPECTIVE
The new label which is managed by veteran nostalgia specialist Ray Crick, who is tasked with sourcing the highest quality transfers, plus detailed biographies and informative notes for the booklets. Jazz, nostalgia even Music Hall from only £5.99.

UPBEAT RECORDINGS
Some great British Jazz available again from Humph, Ken Colyer, Alex Welsh and lots more.

MID PRICE EMI & BLUE NOTE
Rudy Van Gelder Remasters plus a whole range of titles from Blue Note and other EMI jazz labels. Over 300 titles. Prices start from only £7.99!

ECM TOUCHSTONES
40 Classic recordings from ECM in new packaging and at special price.

Jazz Icons DVD Offer
This superbly put together range of DVDs only £18.99 each.

FREDDIE HUBBARD
On The Real Side

This is now a tribute offer to legendary trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. This had been his first outing as a leader in seven years, backed by The New Jazz Composers Octet.

LONEHILL JAZZ
One of the best mid price reissue labels. Now with added Jazzbeat, Groove Hut and Rare Live labels.

BUD FREEMAN
The Man, Live in Dublin 1976

These previously unreleased 1976 live recordings from Dublin capture the veteran tenor saxophonist Bud Freeman with local rhythm sections performing a set of classic jazz standards.

EMI GOLD
Three offers in one across a selection of EMI issues. Easy Listening, Blues and Jazz. More titles mean more discounts.

HEP JAZZ
Hep Jazz consists of three labels covering Jazz in Depth from the 30's to the present. Only £8.99 for mid price and £11.99 for full price titles.

Producer Orrin Keepnews Offer
Five more from the Universal Classics & Jazz Re-Mastered series highlighting the legendary jazz record producer & Riverside label founder ORRIN KEEPNEWS.

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