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Vinyl LP New Arrivals!

Vinyl LP New Arrivals!

by Hajime 24. August 2009 20:56
Eastwind Import is expanding its vinyl inventory! We use our taste to cherry-pick the best of newly released jazz LPs for our customers: Essential reissues and notable new recordings that should be part of a collection of many jazz fans and vinyl lovers. They are all brand-new, factory-sealed, unplayed records unless specified otherwise.

Brand-new Recording!

10 New Titles from Venus Records: Limited edition, audiophile 200g pressing!

Nicki Parrott / Fly Me To The Moon (200g LP)
Swing Journal Gold Disc! Australian-born bassist/singer's charming and sultry new album is now available on vinyl! With John di Martino, Lisa Parrott, Harry Allen and Billy Drummond. (Rec. 2008)

Bill Charlap New York Trio & Ken Peplowski / Stardust (200g LP)
Swing Journal Gold Disc! One of the best piano trios today -- Bill Charlap, Jay Leonhart and Bill Stewart -- meets Ken Peplowski, one of the best clarinet & tenor saxophone players of our time! An instant classic! (Rec. 2008)

Eddie Higgins Trio / Portraits Of Love (200g LP)
The prolific pianist's latest Venus release is a collection of his own charming compositions, inspired by many places he has visited over the years. An elegant and swinging musical journey that takes you to Kyoto, Torino, Cuba, Paris, Seoul and Chicago! (Rec. 2008)

Brian Lynch Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra / Bolero Nights (200g LP)
Swing Journal Gold Disc! New York's top trumpeter Brian Lynch's nine-piece Afro Cuban band blends the authentic Latin rhythms and vigorous jazz improvisations! With special guest Phil Woods. (Rec. 2008)

Eric Alexander Quartet / Lazy Afternoon - Gentle Ballads IV (200g LP)
The fourth installment of the tenor saxophonist's "Gentle Ballads" series shows the maturity and progress as an artist. You will find in this collection of beautiful ballads not cheap sentimentality, but quiet intensity and inspired improvisations. (Rec. 2008)

Eddie Higgins Solo Piano / Standards By Request 2nd Day (200g LP)
Swing Journal Gold Disc! Now available on vinyl, the second part of Eddie Higgins' solo piano project, performing standards requested by Japanese fans. Beautiful touch, elegant swing and melodious improvisations! (Rec. 2008)

Gianni Basso & Renato Sellani / Body And Soul (200g LP)
A sublime duo session by two legendary Italian maestros: tenor saxophonist Gianni Basso and pianist Renato Sellani! A collection of gorgeously played standards and ballads. (Rec. 2008)

Derek Smith Trio / Beautiful Love (200g LP)
Admired by fellow musicians and ardent fans, underexposed veteran pianist Derek Smith made a fabulous debut from venus. A fantastic trio album with Peter Washington and Joe Ascione! (Rec. 2008)

Roma Trio / The Four Seasons Vol. 2 (200g LP)
The second volume of a surprising concept album -- the "jazzification" of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons -- by Roma Trio (Luca Mannutza on piano, Gianluca renzi on bass and Nicola Angelucci on drums). Modern and creative! (Rec. 2008)

Renato Sellani Trio / O Sole Mio (200g LP)
Winner of Swing Journal 2008 Jazz Disc Best Production Award! Legendary Italian pianist Renato Sellani recorded this powerful album at age 80 with his regular trio. This collection of Italian melodies and originals are full of knock-out performances! (Rec. 2007)

A recently recorded jazz albums on vinyl!

Stacey Kent / Dreamsville (180g LP)
Swing Journal Gold Disc! Vocalist and exceptional ballad interpreter, Stacy Kent puts a unique sound and delivery to this collection of charming standards. (Rec. 2000)

Terje Gewelt with Enrico Pieranunzi / Oslo (200g LP)
Norwegian bassist Terje Gewelt got together for the first time with the supremely talented Italian pianist Enrico Pieranunzi and recorded this beautiful collection of original compositions. Lyrical, melodic, and sometimes melancholic, this album is an example of the best European jazz! (Rec. 2008)

Ignasi Terraza Trio / In A Sentimental Groove (200g LP)
This album by Spanish pianist Ignasi Terraza became a huge hit among the Japanese jazz fans who love high-quality piano trio music. An attractive mix of traditional Spanish melodies, jazz standards and original compositions! (Rec. 2005)

Marcin Wasilewski Simple Acoustic Trio / Habanera (200g 2LP)
The talented, young, Polish trio led by pianist Marcin Wasilewski recorded this album in 1999, before becoming famous for backing up the legendary trumpeter Tomas Stanko and landing a record deal with ECM. An adventurous album full of beautiful and exciting moments, presented as a fabulous-sounding 2LP set! (Rec. 1999)

Gianni Basso Quartetto (LP)
Italian tenor titan Gianni Basso's quartet recording, originally released by Vedette Records in 1981, is now available as a newly-pressed reissue LP. Nonapologetically straight-ahead jazz! (Rec. 1981)

Limited-edition Japanese reissues of very rare European jazz albums!

Franco Cerri / International Jazz Meeting (200g LP)
Italian guitarist Franco Cerri's 1961 album features an international cast including Barney Wilen from France, Flavio Ambrosetti and George Gruntz from Switzerland. A true collector's item! (Rec. 1961)

Franco Cerri / Bossa Nova (200g LP)
Italian guitarist Franco Cerri made a foray into the world of bossa nova with this 1961 album, featuring Giorgio Azzolini on bass and Franco Tonani on drums. A true collector's item! (Rec. 1961)

Wilton Gaynair / Blue Bogey (180g LP)
Atelier Sawano continues its reissue series of great jazz albums from the British Tempo label, which is often referred as "the Blue Note of Great Britain." This is one of the only three leader albums by the Jamaican tenor saxophone player, Wilton Gaynair. A true collector's item! (Rec. 1959)

Sahib Shihab And The Danish Radio Jazz Group (180g LP)
American expat Sahib Shihab had a tremendous impact on the Scandinavian jazz scene. This rare album -- originally released by a Danish label called Oktav -- captured the brilliant collaboration between the flutist/saxophonist/composer and an all-star Danish jazz group, featuring the former's creative compositions and star players such as Bent Jaedig, Bent Axen, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen and Alex Riel. A true collector's item! (Rec. 1965)

Dee Dee Bridgewater / Afro Blue (180g LP)
Winner of 1974 Swing Journal Jazz Disc Best Production Award! Singer Dee Dee Bridgewater's stunning debut album, recorded in 1974 for the Japanese label, Trio Records, is available again as a freshly pressed vinyl LP! With Cecil Bridgewater, Roland Hanna, George Mraz and Mothohiko Hino.

Ultimate vinyl experience: 180-gram, 45-rpm, 2-LP reissues of classic jazz albums from Analogue Productions and Groove Note!

Count Basie Big Band / Farmers Market Barbecue (180g 45rpm 2LP)

Kenny Burrell Midnight Blue (180g 45rpm 2LP)

Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers / Moanin' (180g 45rpm 2LP)

John Coltrane / Blue Train (180g 45rpm 2LP)

Barney Kessel with Shelly Manne and Ray Brown / The Poll Winners (180g 45rpm 2LP)

Cannonball Adderley with Milt Jackson / Things Are Getting Better (180g 45rpm 2LP)

The Red Hot Ray Brown Trio (180g 45rpm 2LP)

180-gram audiophile reissues from Disconforme

Miles Davis Quintet / 'Round About Midnight (180g LP)

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra / Ellington Indigos (180g LP)

Ahmad Jamal Trio / At The Pershing - But Not For Me (180g LP)

Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster (180g LP)

Chet Baker Sings (180g LP)

Miles Davis / Milestones (180g LP)

180-gram audiophile reissues from Speakers Corner

Ella Fitzgerald Louis Armstrong / Ella and Louis (180g LP)

Ben Webster And Associates (180g LP)

Mel Tormé & The Marty Paich Orchestra / Swings Shubert Alley (180g LP)

Jimmy Smith Wes Montgomery / Jimmy & Wes The Dynamic Duo (180g LP)

Stan Getz Joao Gilberto / Getz/Gilberto (180g LP)

180-gram audiophile reissues from Pure Pleasure

Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy (180g 2LP)

Louis Armstrong / Satch Plays Fats (180g LP)

Chet Baker Art Pepper / Picture Of Heath (180g LP)

John Lewis / Grand Encounter (180g LP)

180-gram audiophile reissues from Analogue Productions

Sonny Rollins / Saxophone Colossus (180g LP)

Fantasy's recent Original Jazz Classics (OJC) vinyl reissues!

Chet Baker Sings - It Could Happen To You (LP)

Sonny Rollins / Tenor Madness (LP)

John Coltrane / Coltrane (LP)

Miles Davis Quintet /Cookin' (LP)

Miles Davis Quintet / Relaxin' (LP)

Miles Davis Quintet / Workin' (LP)

Miles Davis Quintet / Steamin' (LP)

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