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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 10, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
This Auction is for The Complete Blue Note Elvin Jones Sessions 8 CD Box Set Limited Edition #1385 of 5,000 (Out of Print) in Excellent, Like-New Condition.
Although Mosaic’s methods for rediscovering neglected artists have always been informed, this package of diverse material seems to be especially constructive in giving us a better picture of one of the jazz world’s most innovative and important artists of the 20th century. While Jones had made a few of his own recordings as a leader during his tenure with the John Coltrane Quartet (most notably Elvin! for Riverside and Illumination! for Impulse), it wasn’t until he broke rank with the saxophonist and signed a deal with Blue Note that the fine points of his own musical sensibilities would come to light. That’s exactly where this 8-CD set comes into play, containing as an added bonus several albums that are just now making their first appearance on compact disc.
The late 1960s were a heady period in American history and by the time that Elvin Jones would be cutting his first trio session for Blue Note in 1968, founder Alfred Lion had already departed the scene and changes in the art department and with recording technology would usher in a new Blue Note period wrought with its own share of woes and grandeur. That Jones was able to prosper during what would prove to be
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