VARIOUS - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album (All Material Previously Unissued).
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Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album (All Material Previously Unissued).
vinyl 4LP box set

Condition: VG / EX
Label: Mercury
Catalogue No: 824 116-1
Limited Edition Japanese pressed boxset featuring an entire set of previously undiscovered jazz gems, representing a cross-section of the most formidable talents in what we now realize was a golden era of Jazz. The three hours and 20 minutes of music, performed by 22 artists on 47 unissued tracks, is the product of two years of painstaking research by Kiyoshi Koyama at the Polygram tape facility in Edison, New Jersey. Comes with a 10 page booklet in English and Japanese. Artists featured include Erroll Garner, Erroll Garner, Gene Ammons And His Orchestra, Jay McShann And His Orchestra, Arnett Cobb & His Orchestra, Clark Terry, Dinah Washington, Paul Quinichette & His Orchestra, Junior Mance, Paul Bley Trio, Helen Merrill, w's The World Treating You, John Williams, Herb Geller, Maynard Ferguson, Jimmy Cleveland, Cannonball Adderley and many more.

Some minor wear to the boxset.
  • A1 All The Things You Are
  • A2 My Heart Stood Still
  • A3 Sleep
  • A4 Jay Jay
  • A5 You Didn't Tell Me
  • A6 The Duke And The Brute
  • A7 Reach
  • B1 Operation Take 3
  • B2 Operation Take 5
  • B3 Operation Take 8
  • B4 Money In The Bank Take 7
  • B5 Money In The Bank Take 12
  • B6 Blue Skies
  • C1 Plush Life
  • C2 Hot Springs
  • C3 111 East Ontario
  • C4 Willow Weep For Me
  • C5 Glad To Be Unhappy
  • C6 How's The World Treating You
  • D1 Blues (Coronado)
  • D2 Manteca
  • D3 Cherokee
  • D4 Blues In The Night
  • D5 Suppertime
  • E1 The Roamin' Showman
  • E2 Taking A Change On Love
  • E3 Our Love Is Here To Stay
  • E4 Hopping John
  • E5 Yesterdays
  • E6 Sam's Tune
  • E7 Fuller Bop Man
  • F1 Moanin'
  • F2 Close Your Eyes
  • F3 Blues From Free And Easy
  • F4 Ghana
  • F5 Blues For Alice
  • F6 Domino
  • G1 At La Carrousel
  • G2 Paraphrase
  • G3 Tonk
  • G4 Sonny's Back
  • G5 Another Git Together
  • G6 Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
  • G7 Ghost Riders In The Sky
  • H1 Blues (From Gillespiana)
  • H2 My Funny Valentine
  • H3 A Night In Tunesia