33 1/3 LP’s / Albums

I do not buy most albums, especially the typical household accumulations consisting of popular records that were played on the radio. In terms of specific categories, I do not buy any 70’s, 80’s and 90’s Rock, Pop and Soul artists-no John Denver, Elton John, Jackson Brown, Madonna, Alabama, Boston, Air Supply, Michael Jackson, Olivia Newton John, etc, etc. No Country, Gospel, Soundtrack, Show tunes, Comedy, Easy Listening, Big Band, Classical, Dixieland, Travel, Foreign Lanquage, Exercise, Reader’s Digest and Time-Life and similar Box Sets, Samplers with different artists and Greatest Hits albums.

I do buy 1950’s and early 60’s LP’s in these categories ONLY:

BLUES, MODERN (1950′s Bop & Hard Bop) JAZZ, ROCK AND VOCAL GROUP/DOOWOP.

Blues Artists Wanted: Frank Ballard, Dave Bartholomew, Big Bill Broonzy, Big Maybelle, Buster Brown, Roy Brown, Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, K.C. Douglas, Doctor Ross, Champion Jack Dupree, Frank Frost, Jesse Fuller, Lloyd Glenn, Peppermint Harris, Wynonie Harris, Smokey Hogg, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Howlin’ Wolf, Lil’ Son Jackson, Elmore James, Freddy King, Lazy Lester, Lightnin’ Slim, Little Walter, Amos Milburn, Piano Red(Groove label), Jimmy Reed, Lulu Reed, Slim Harpo, Smokey Smothers, Big Joe Turner, “T-Bone” Walker, Muddy Waters, Johnny Guitar Watson, Wee Willie Wayne, Sonny Boy Williamson.

Modern Jazz Artists Wanted: Most artists on these sought-after labels are wanted: Atlantic(black label), Bethlehem, Blue Note, Bluesville, Checker, Chess, Clef, Commodore, Contemporary, Dial, Discovery, EmArcy, Fantasy, King, Mercury, Moodsville, New Jazz, Norgran, Pacific Jazz, Prestige, Riverside, Roost, Savoy, Swingville, Verve.

I especially want these Jazz artists on the following labels:

Jerri Adams Herbie Hancock Blue Note Joe Pass Pacific Jazz
Pepper Adams Mode, Riverside, Warwick, Workshop Jazz Barry Harris Cecil Payne Signal
Cannonball Adderly Pacific Jazz Bill Harris Duke Pearson Blue Note
Nat Adderley Eddie Harris Art Pepper Mosaic, Pacific Jazz
Monty Alexander Pacific Jazz Johnny Hartman
Bill Perkins
Mose Allison Prestige Hampton Hawes
Flip Phillips
Gene Ammons Prestige Tubby Hayes Nat Pierce
Curtis Amy Pacific Jazz Roy Haynes Impulse, New Jazz, Pacific Jazz Dave Pike Pacific Jazz
Dave Bailey Jimmy Heath Riverside Pony Poindexter New Jazz, Epic
Chet Baker Mosaic, Pacific Jazz Joe Henderson Blue Note Herb Pomeroy
Sidney Bechet Blue Note Ernie Henry Bud Powell Blue Note, Mosaic, Norgran
Max Bennett Bethlehem Donna Hightower (Capitol) Mel Powell
Art Blakey Blue Note Andrew Hill Mosaic, Blue Note Seldon Powell
Ruby Braff Jutta Hipp Blue Note Prestige Jazz Quartet Prestige
Paul Bley Art Hodes Mosaic Joe Puma
Bob Brookmeyer Pacific Jazz Johnny Hodges Mosaic Bernard Purdie Date, Prestige
Tina Brooks Blue Note Billie Holiday Ike Quebec Blue Note, Mosaic
Pete Brown Bill Holman Paul Quinichette Prestige
Ray Brown Richard "Groove" Holmes Pacific Jazz, Blue Note, Prestige Jimmy Raney Prestige, New Jazz
Lord Buckley Elmo Hope Blue Note, Pacific Jazz, Riverside Sonny Red Blue Note
Kenny Burrell Blue Note , New Jazz, Moodsville, Prestige Freddie Hubbard Blue Note, Impulse Freddie Redd Blue Note, Mosaic, Prestige
Donald Byrd Blue Note Helen Humes Contemporary Dizzy Reece Blue Note, New Jazz
Conte Condoli Atlantic, Mode, Bethlehem Milt Jackson Blue Note, Prestige Django Reinhardt Dial
Paul Chambers Blue Note Willis Jackson Prestige Sam Rivers Blue Note, Impulse, Mosaic
Teddy Charles Prestige Illinois Jacquet Freddie Roach
Don Cherry Blue Note Jazz Crusaders Pacific Jazz Max Roach
Sonny Clark Blue Note John Jenkins Blue Note Red Rodney Signal
Kenny Clarke Blue Note, Savoy J.J. Johnson Blue Note Shorty Rogers Mosaic
Buck Clayton Riverside Carmel Jones Pacific Jazz , Prestige Sonny Rollins Prestige, Blue Note
Arnett Cobb Prestige Elvin Jones Blue Note, Atlantic Frank Rosolino
Al Cohn Prestige Jo Jones Annie Ross Prestige
Ornette Coleman Philly Joe Jones Charlie Rouse Blue Note
Buddy Collette Thad Jones Blue Note, Mosaic Jimmy Rowels
John Coltrane Atlantic, Blue Note , Prestige, Impulse Clifford Jordan Blue Note, Mosaic, Solid State Howard Rumsey
Curtis Counce Sheila Jordan Blue Note George Russell
Sonny Criss Imperial, Peacock, Prestige Beverly Kenney Fats Sadi Blue Note
Crusaders Pacific Jazz Roland Kirk Sal Salvador Blue Note, Bethlehem
Tadd Dameron Prestige Lee Konitz Pacific Jazz, Atlantic, Verve Pharoah Sanders
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis Prestige Steve Lacy Prestige, New Jazz, Pacific Jazz Bud Shank Pacific Jazz
Miles Davis Blue Note, Prestige Harold Land Wayne Shorter Blue Note
Walter Davis Jr. Blue Note Pete La Roca Blue Note Horace Silver Blue Note
Wild Bill Davis Yusef Lateef Prestige, New Jazz Zoot Sims Prestige, Pacific Jazz, New Jazz
Lou Donaldson Blue Note Lou Levy Buster Smith
Kenny Dorham Blue Note, Pacific Jazz, Riverside Mel Lewis Jimmy Smith Blue Note
Ray Draper Abbey Lincoln Candid, Riverside Johnny Smith
Kenny Drew Blue Note, Riverside Booker Little Louis Smith Blue Note
Harry “Sweets” Edison Pacific Jazz Mundell Lowe Willie Smith
Teddy Edwards Pacific Jazz, Contemporary Nellie Lutcher Hal Singer Prestige
Don Ellis Pacific Jazz Johny Lytle Hal Stein Progressive
Herb Ellis Norgran, Verve Teo Macero
Sonny Stitt Prestige, Pacific Jazz, Roost
Booker Ervin Prestige, Pacific Jazz Junior Mance Billy Strayhorn
Bill Evans Herbie Mann Bethlehem, Prestige, New Jazz Sun Ra
Art Farmer Prestige Riverside Shelly Manne Contemporary Art Tatum
Tal Farlow Blue Note, Norgran, Verve Lawrence Marable Art Taylor Blue Note, Prestige, New Jazz
Victor Feldman Dodo Marmarosa Billy Taylor Prestige
Clare Fischer Pacific Jazz Warne Marsh Toots Thielmanns
Tommy Flanagan Prestige Pat Martino Prestige Mel Tormé Bethlehem
Jimmy Forrest Prestige, New Jazz Les McCann Pacific Jazz, Atlantic Sir Charles Thompson
Frank Foster Blue Note, Prestige Jack McDuff Prestige Lucky Thompson Prestige
Russ Freeman Howard McGhee Lenny Tristano
Don Friedman Ken McIntyre New Jazz, United Artists Stanley Turrentine Blue Note
Tony Fruscella Hal McKusick Bethlehem, Coral, Prestige McCoy Tyner Blue Note
Curtis Fuller Blue Note, Prestige, Mosaic, New Jazz Jackie McLean Blue Note, Prestige, Ad Lib, Mosaic, New Jazz Al Vega Prestige
Red Garland Prestige Lou Mecca Blue Note Charlie Ventura
Erroll Garner Blue Note, Dial Gil Melle Blue Note, Prestige Leroy Vinnegar
Herb Geller Charles Mingus Mosaic, Atlantic Mal Waldron Prestige, Bethlehem, New Jazz
Stan Getz Mosaic, New Jazz, Verve, Prestige Blue Mitchell Blue Note, Riverside George Wallington Prestige, New Jazz, Progressive, East-West, Norgran
Astrud Gilberto Hank Mobley Blue Note, Prestige Walter Wanderley
Dizzie Gillespie Thelonius Monk Blue Note, Mosaic, Prestige, Riverside Earl Washington Emarcy, Mercury
Jimmy Giuffre Wes Montgomery Pacific Jazz, Riverside Julius Watkins Blue Note
Benny Golson New Jazz J.R. Monterose Blue Note, Jaro, Studio 4 Chuck Wayne Prestige
Paul Gonslaves Jack Montrose Atlantic, Pacific Jazz, RCA, World Pacific Ben Webster
Babs Gonzales James Moody Blue Note, Prestige, Dial, Argo Frank Wess Prestige
Bob Gordon Lee Morgan Blue Note, Mosaic Randy Weston
Dexter Gordon Abe Most Liberty Gerald Wiggins
Joe Gordon Sam Most Don Wilkerson Blue Note
Wardell Gray All 10" LPs, Prestige Gerry Mulligan Prestige, Blue Note, MFSL, Mosaic, Pacific Jazz

Mary Lou Williams

Bennie Green Blue Note, Prestige, Jazzland, Bethlehem Mark Murphy Anthony Williams Blue Note
Grant Green Blue Note Oliver Nelson New Jazz, Impulse Claude Williamson
Urbie Green Blue Note Phineas Newborn Jr. Gerald Wilson Pacific Jazz
Johnny Griffin Blue Note David “Fathead” Newman Jack Wilson Blue Note, Atlantic
Tiny Grimes Prestige, Swingville Joe Newman Teddy Wilson Prestige
Gigi Gryce Blue Note, New Jazz Herbie Nichols Blue Note, Mosaic, Bethlehem Lem Winchester New Jazz
Al Haig Ken Nordine Phil Woods Prestige, Mosaic
Jim Hall Pacific Jazz Anthony Ortega John Wright
Lenny Hambro Marty Paich Jimmy Yancey
Chico Hamilton Sesac, WB, Pacific Jazz Charlie Parker Dial, Savoy, Mercury, Clef, Debut, Verve, Jazz Workshop Larry Young Blue Note, Prestige
Jimmy Hamilton Leo Parker Blue Note Lester Young
Roland Hanna Horace Parlan Blue Note Webster Young Prestige
Herbie Harper John Patton Blue Note Denny Zeitlin

I will buy JAZZ LP collections that contain mainstream artists such as Dave Brubeck, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, etc. as long as they are not all common artists.

Early Rock & Vocal Group Artists Wanted: Johnny Ace, Faye Adams(Warwick label), Aquatones, Avons, Lavern Baker, Hank Ballard, Chuck Berry, Big Bopper, Ruth Brown, Solomon Burke, Johnny Burnette Trio, Cadillacs, Chantels, Charms, Cleftones, Clovers, Eddie Cochran, Crests, Dante & The Evergreens, Del Vikings, Bo Diddley, Dominoes, Dubs, Eldorados, Esquerita, Falcons, Five Keys, Five Royales, Five Satins, Flamingos, Alan Freed, Bobby Fuller(Mustang label), Dale Hawkins, Ronnie Hawkins, Roy Head & Traits(TNT label), Clarence Henry, Little Anthony & The Imperials(End label), Little Willie John, Bobby Lester & Moonglows, Jerry Lee Lewis(Sun label), Smiley Lewis, Little Esther(King label), Little Richard, Carl Mann, Clyde McPhatter, Mello-Kings, Midnighters, Moonglows, Roy Orbison(Sun label), Penguins, Carl Perkins(Sun & Columbia labels), Platters(Federal label), Ravens, Charlie Rich(Phillips label), Jack Scott, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Shirley & Lee, Ray Smith, Spaniels, Spiders, Teenagers, Ritchie Valens, Gene Vincent, Billy Ward & His Dominoes, Larry Williams, Chuck Willis.

LP’s must be in excellent shape and original issues. No reissues or later pressings.