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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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Let’s dance

David Bowie   “Without You”   b/w “”Criminal World”   EMI Records   (1983)   Keith Haring illustration.     (Personal aside:   I saw Keith Haring twice, once, in 1982 when he came up to Bard College and covered the art center with his graffiti of   radioactive babies.   Then again in 1989 (the year before he died) at the big Andy Warhol retrospective at MOMA.   Okay, maybe not a classic anecdote, but there you go.)

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Rhythm notion

Piano Percussion In Rhythm   Arthur Cohen   ACORN Records   Cover design by Frank Parisi

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Street tart

Jair Pimentel   “Pintando O Sete”

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