Fantasy at Tenth and Parker in Berkeley, California has reissued some works as "Original Jazz Classics Sampler" of the Jazz masters on several of their labels. Seven are listed below. Whether you have these on the original vinyl or not, all Jazz fans should include these CDs in their collection:


debut OJCCD-3702-2

Period Records

The Quintet: Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, Max Roach; Charlie Parker; Bud Powell; Kenny Dorham, Thad Jones; Oscar Pettiford; Ada Moore; Hazel Scott; Charlie Christian & Thelonius Monk; Stan Getz; Wardell Gray; Al Haig; Milt Jackson; Percy Heath; Ralph Burns; Roy Eldridge/Flip Phillips. Notes by Scott Yanow


Pablo OJCCD-3704-2

Ella Fitzgerald; Oscar Peterson; Sara Vaughn; Count Basie; Joe Pass; John Coltrane; Duke Ellington; Ray Brown; Milt Jackson; Lester Young; Benny Carter; Zoot Sims; Louis Bellson/Walfredo de los Reyes; Harry "Sweets" Edison; Buddy de Franco; Dizzy Gillespie & Machito. Notes by Doug Ramsey


Prestige OJCCD-3705-2

Miles Davis; John Coltrane; Sonny Rollins; The Modern Jazz Quartet; Eric Dolphy; Thelonious Monk; Gene Ammons; Coleman Hawkins; Red Garland; Kenny Burrell; Etta Jones; Jackie McLean; Mose Allison; King Pleasure; Annie Ross; Kenny Dorham; Gil Evans. Notes by Bob Blumenthal


Riverside OJCCD-3706-2

Thleonious Monk & John Coltrane; Bill Evans; Cannonball Addderley; Wes Montgomery; Chet Baker; Sonny Rollins; Milt Jackson; Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers; Coleman Hawkins; Charlie Byrd; Abbey Lincoln; Bobby Timmons; Wynton Kelly; Kenny Dorham; Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn; Eddie Jefferson; Mark Murphy. Notes by Peter Keepnews


Blues Around the Clock

Pablo PACD-2310-973-2

Joe Turner; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson; T-Bone Walker; Muddy Waters; Jimmy Witherspoon plus other musicians. Notes by Willard Jenkins July 2002


Oscar Peterson


Pablo PACD-2310-975-2

Oscar Peterson, solo piano, recorded live in Baalbek, Lebanon; August 17, 1972 and Amsterdam, the Netherlads; November 4, 1972. Notes by Ernie Rideout


Dexter Gordon

XXL Live at the Left Bank

Prestige PRCD-11023-2

Dexter Gordon, tenor saxphone; Bobby Timmons, piano; Victor Gaskin, bass; Percy Brice, drums. Recorded in performance for the Left Bank Jazz Society at the Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, MD; May 4, 1969. Notes by Kevin Whitehead, June 2002


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