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Vinyl Vault — Dexter Gordon, “Sophisticated Giant”

Next time around on the Vinyl Vault we’ll hear tracks from a classic album from tenor saxman Dexter Gordon, “Sophisticated Giant.” Released in 1977 on Columbia Records, the album featured…

Vinyl Vault — Halloween Music

The next Vinyl Vault hits on Halloween! We’ll have some special spooky music, all from vinyl. It will be the perfect soundtrack to answer the door and serve those trick-or-treaters…

Vinyl Vault — Stephane Grappelli, Tivoli Gardens

“The swing is the thing.” That will be our motto on the next Vinyl Vault when we dig into tracks from an album by Stephane Grappelli, Joe Pass and Niels…

Vinyl Vault — Steve Kuhn, "Trance"

The Vinyl Vault's feature will be an early ECM recording by Steve Kuhn entitled "Trance.” Released in 1975, it features Kuhn on acoustic and electric piano, Steve Swallow on electric…

Vinyl Vault — Pekka Pohjola, “B the Magpie”

The Vinyl Vault travels to Finland this week when we listen to a 1975 album from Finish bassist Pekka Pohjola entitled “B the Magpie.” It was released internationally on the…

Vinyl Vault — Buddy Rich, “The Last Blues Album, Vol. I”

Drummer Buddy Rich will provide the Vinyl Vault feature this week with his 1974 album “The Last Blues Album, Vol. I” released on the Groove Merchant record label. Rich was…

Vinyl Vault — Big Twist and the Mellow Fellows “Playing for Keeps”

This week the Vinyl Vault goes to the Blues/R&B side with a rockin’ Chicago band, Big Twist and Mellow Fellows and their 1983 Alligator album “Playing for Keeps.” Big Twist,…

Vinyl Vault —Earl Fatha Hines and Marva Josie, “Jazz is His Old Lady and My Old Man”

Pianist and bandleader Earl “Fatha” Hines was one of the most well-regarded jazz musicians of the 20th Century. Working with small ensembles, big bands and solo, Hines recorded nearly 100…

Vinyl Vault — Woody Herman "Herd at Montreux”

The band had to wait until 3:30 a.m. to go on stage, but when they did, they lived up to their name of the Thundering Herd. The Vinyl Vault feature…

Vinyl Vault — Dick Johnson Plays Alto Sax & Flute & Soprano Sax & Clarinet

An album by multi-woodwind man Dick Johnson will be the feature on the next Vinyl Vault. The album, released in 1980 on Concord Records, was entitled “Dick Johnson Plays Alto…

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