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Lipstick, powder and paint

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“Paris la Nuit”  Paul Mauriat y su Gran Orquesta  Bel Air Records (France)

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Hello Dali!

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“Sardanas a Salvador Dali” La Selvatana   Sandiego Records (Spain)  (1964)

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Staff worker

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Generic EP sleeve from RCA Victor (Brazil)

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Primitive cool

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“Porgy and Bess”  Oscar Peterson Trio  Verve Records  (Sweden)

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Sweet painted lady

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My birthday brought this sweet cover from an ancient want list finally.  Thanks Tony for the surprise!  Franchino del Mare  F.D.M. Records (Italy)

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Toulouse booty

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“Paris Swings”  Elmer Bernstein and the Swinging Bon Vivants  Capitol Records  (1960)  Ted Nash: reeds, Andre Previn: piano, Barney Kessel: guitar, Red Mitchell: bass, Shelly Manne: drums, Larry Bunker: vibraphone.

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Hey, where’s the dog?

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 Kalle Tavla  “Modellen”  GP-Production Records  (Sweden)  (1968)   Extremely rare and singular album by Swedish artist painter composer Kalle Tavla.
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Carving Bird

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Charlie Parker on Verve/Barclay Records (France)  Lover Man, etc.  With his quintet featuring Red Rodney, John Lewis, Ray Brown and Kenny ‘klook” Clark.

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Watercolor memories

“Acker in Paris”  Mr. Acker Bilk   Stern Musik Records (Germany)  (1965)

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Blues and the Abstract Truth

Zoot Sims “The Art of Jazz”  Seeco Records  With Bob Brookmeyer, Milt Hinton, Gus Johnson and John Williams  (1963)

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