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Dick Schory
Music for Bang, Baa-room and Harp

  (Item #: schorbangb_1701) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • A Triple Plus (A+++) side two - so open, extended and 3-D we have never heard this side of the famous TAS List Disc sound better
  • Buck Dance sounds out of this world, a real Demo Track on a copy like this - it's in correct polarity here too
  • Side one was solid, dynamic and punchy, earning a Double Plus (A++) grade for its overall balance
  • One of the best copies to ever hit the site and an audio extravaganza the likes of which you may have never heard
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White Hot Stamper

Tchaikovsky / 1812 Overture / Marche Slave and More / Alwyn

  (Item #: tchai1812o_decca_1701) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • Only the second Triple Triple (A+++) copy to ever hit the site - this is a spectacular Demo Disc of the highest order
  • The White Hot side one has the most exciting and beautifully played 1812 we know of
  • There's more - side two is White Hot as well - the Marche Slave and Capriccio Italien are executed brilliantly
  • Both sides are BIG, lively, clear, open and resolving of musical information like no copy you've heard
  • This one captured the deep bass of the organ rumbling under the climax of the 1812 like no other - what a thrill!
More of the music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)


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Various Composers / Witches' Brew / Gibson

  (Item #: variowitch_1701) 

Our Price: $799.99

  • Double Plus (A++) sound and quiet surfaces for one of the rarest and most sought after "audiophile" records in the world
  • Can you believe that even the Classic Records pressing of this title is selling for hundreds of dollars these days?
  • With Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus surfaces this is probably the quietest copy we have ever played
  • Wonderful performances and sound for Danse Macabre, A Night On Bare Mountain and Liszt's Mephisto Waltz
More of the music of Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881) / More of the music of Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)


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Chet Baker & Art Pepper
Playboys

  (Item #: bakerplayb_1701) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • Killer Triple Plus (A+++) quality on side two, with plenty of amazing sounding, swingin' West Coast Jazz from 1956
  • These 1983 reissues on Boplicity can be dynamic and lively, perfectly suited to the energy of the music
  • This All Tube mono recording has these cats' Hot/Cool jazz sounding the way it should
  • Allmusic: "Baker and Pepper have an instinctual rapport that yields outstanding interplay."
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Super Hot Stamper

Billie Holiday
Music For Torching

  (Item #: holidmusic_1701_1) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • Nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) on side two, mated to a solid Double Plus side one, making this a killer copy of one of Billie's best
  • A superb recording of jazz standards with a great lineup and Billie in top form - Tubey Magical sound, with especially breathy vocals
  • Great versions (and lovely sound) for It Had to Be You, Come Rain or Come Shine, A Fine Romance and more
  • "The overall feeling on this 1955 recording is strictly after-hours: the party is long over but a few close friends remain for nightcaps and, is that the sun peeking through the windows?"
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Art Pepper
Meets The Rhythm Section

  (Item #: peppemeets_1701) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • Amazing Triple Plus (A+++) sound on both sides, this is the best copy to hit the site in almost three years!
  • The stereo sound is incredibly rich and full with wonderful immediacy, a lovely breathy sax sound and none of the bloated bass and murky mids of the originals
  • About as quiet as we can find them, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout
  • Many consider this to be the best record Art Pepper ever made. It is truly "a diamond of recorded jazz history." Allmusic, 5 stars
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Billie Holiday
Lady In Satin

  (Item #: holidladyi_1701) 

Our Price: $499.99

  • Amazingly clear and Tubey magical Triple Plus (A+++) sound on both sides (or close to it)
  • Dramatically richer, fuller and more Tubey Magical than most other copies, with breathy vocals and rosiny, fairly smooth strings
  • I'm a Fool to Want You on this very copy may just send chills racing up and down your spine
  • 4 1/2 stars on Allmusic: "Lady Day herself said that this session was her personal favorite."
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Cannonball Adderley
Somethin' Else

  (Item #: addersomet_1612_1) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • Two superb sounding Double Plus (A++) sides for one of RVG's greatest engineering triumphs
  • HUGE, clear, rich, full and lively with tight note-like bass, few jazz records will ever sound as good as this one does
  • A triumph for Rudy Van Gelder, a Top Blue Note title, and as much a showcase for Miles Davis as it is for Cannonball
  • 5 stars: "Both horn players are at their peak of lyrical invention, crafting gorgeous, flowing blues lines."
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Billie Holiday
Lady In Satin

  (Item #: holidladyi_1612) 

Our Price: $199.99
Sale Price: $169.00 (You save $30.99 / 15%)


  • Excellent Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides, with reasonably quiet vinyl too
  • Dramatically richer, fuller and more Tubey Magical than most other copies, with breathy vocals and rosiny, fairly smooth strings
  • I'm a Fool to Want You on this very copy may just send chills racing up and down your spine
  • 4 1/2 stars on Allmusic: "Lady Day herself said that this session was her personal favorite."
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Super Hot Stamper

June Christy
This Is June Christy

  (Item #: christhisi_1612) 

Our Price: $179.99

  • You'll find superb Double Plus (A++) Tubey Magical sound from 1958 on both sides of this Turquoise Capitol pressing
  • This copy has sonics competitive with some of the best that have ever made it to the site, and the vinyl is QUIET (for this album anyway)
  • June Christy is one of our favorite Cool School vocalists - we just wish we could find more clean copies of her classic '50s albums
  • All the top West Coast jazz guys are here: Shorty Rogers, Shelly Manne, Bud Shank, Bob Cooper, and swinging arrangements by Pete Rugolo
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White Hot Stamper

Cannonball Adderley
Somethin' Else

  (Item #: addersomet_1612) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • An amazing Top Copy: Triple Plus (A+++) on the first side and very nearly as good on the second (A++ to A+++)
  • Our shootout winner here had as much energy, presence, dynamics and three-dimensional studio space as any jazz recording we have ever heard
  • A triumph for Rudy Van Gelder, a Top Blue Note title, and as much a showcase for Miles Davis as it is for Cannonball
  • 5 stars on Allmusic: "Both horn players are at their peak of lyrical invention, crafting gorgeous, flowing blues lines."
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White Hot Stamper

Miles Davis
Kind of Blue

  (Item #: daviskindo_1612_2) 

Our Price: $599.99

  • A stunning Top Copy: Triple Plus (A+++) on the second side, Double Plus (A++) on the first, jazz sound like you have never heard
  • Striking clarity and transparency, correct tonality, and in-the-room immediacy are just some of the qualities to be found here
  • Kind of Blue demonstrates the big-as-life, spacious and unerringly accurate 30th Street Studio Sound Fred Plaut was justly famous for
  • "Kind of Blue isn't merely an artistic highlight for Miles Davis, it's an album that towers above its peers, a record generally considered as the definitive jazz album, a universally acknowledged standard of excellence."
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Miles Davis
Kind of Blue

  (Item #: daviskindo_1612_1) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • A wonderfully musical Hot Stamper copy, with both sides earning solid sonic grades and playing extremely QUIETLY
  • This beauty is tonally correct and just full of the vintage 30th Street Studio Magic we love here at Better Records
  • If you've never heard a properly mastered and pressed '70s reissue, this is your chance to hear KOB sound right for a change
  • "Kind of Blue isn't merely an artistic highlight for Miles Davis, it's an album that towers above its peers, a record generally considered as the definitive jazz album, a universally acknowledged standard of excellence."
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White Hot Stamper

John Coltrane
Black Pearls

  (Item #: coltrblack_1605s) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • A Top Copy of this great 1958 album with two Triple Plus (A+++) sides
  • The sound is big, lively, tubey, present and very transparent -- no other copy came close
  • A great Rudy Van Gelder recording that hits a new level on a copy like this
  • 4 stars on Allmusic: " captures Coltrane at the height of perfecting the intense volley that would garner the name 'sheets of sound.' "
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Super Hot Stamper

Barney Kessel
Barney Kessel Plays Carmen

  (Item #: kessebarne_1605s) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • Super Hot on side one - listen to all that room around the drums
  • Nearly Super Hot on side two with prodigious amounts of deep bass
  • Not the quietest copy - these original Contemporary pressings rarely are
  • Kessel and his good-sized group have a lot of fun with the wonderful themes of Bizet
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Super Hot Stamper

Horace Silver Quintet
The Stylings of Silver

  (Item #: silvestyli_1612) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • With superb Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides this is one of the best copies of Silver's 1957 classic we've ever heard
  • Only two other copies have hit the site since 2006 - Silver's records in stereo with the right stampers and good sound are hard to find!
  • Rich and solid, this kind of sound makes us sit up and take notice - thanks RVG, we love your work (when it sounds like this)
  • "Though his mid ’60s work earned Horace the most acclaim, it’s his earlier work from the golden age of bop that is the most substantial. It’s Mobley. It’s Blue Note 1500 series. It’s cordon blue bop, inventive, lyrical, energetic, and substantial."
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Super Hot Stamper

John Coltrane
Lush Life

  (Item #: coltrlushl_1612) 

Our Price: $169.99

  • One of the all-time great John Coltrane albums returns to the site with outstanding Hot Stamper sound
  • Side two earned a killer grade of Double Plus (A++) and side one was close behind at A+ to A++
  • The sound will be bigger, richer, fuller, livelier and more present than any pressing you've ever heard or your money back
  • Allmusic: "...a perfect album, one well deserving of its classic status."
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Hot Stamper

Billie Holiday
Music For Torching

  (Item #: holidmusic_1611) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • These Hot Stamper sides are both musical and Tubey Magical, with especially breathy vocals
  • A superb recording of jazz standards with a wonderful lineup and Billie in top form
  • Great versions (and lovely sound) for It Had to Be You, Come Rain or Come Shine, A Fine Romance and more
  • "The overall feeling on this 1955 recording is strictly after-hours: the party is long over but a few close friends remain for nightcaps and, is that the sun peeking through the windows?"
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White Hot Stamper

Grieg / Peer Gynt / Gruner-Hegge / Oslo Phil.

  (Item #: griegpeerg_1508s_1) 

Our Price: $199.99
Sale Price: $149.99 (You save $50.00 / 25%)


  • Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning Big and Bold Orchestral sound on side two - gloriously huge and exciting
  • Side one is nearly as good (A++ to A+++) and as big, clear and lively as any performance you have ever heard
  • The Living Stereo Tubey Magical sound from 1958 is hard to fault here - they don't make 'em like this anymore!
  • Our favorite performance -- Gruner-Hegge and the Oslo Phil. truly understand this music at the deepest level possible
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White Hot Stamper

Duke Ellington
Indigos

  (Item #: ellinindig_1610) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • This 6-Eye pressing blew us away with its superb sounding romantic jazz, the kind that Ellington specialized in
  • Triple Plus (A+++) for side two and excellent Double Plus (A++) sound for side one
  • Reasonable surfaces for an old 6-Eye pressing - doubtful you could find one much quieter
  • If you like your jazz ballads performed with deep feeling and the utmost skill you will have a very hard time finding a better sounding album of them
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Super Hot Stamper

Nat King Cole
The Very Thought Of You

  (Item #: cole_veryt_1610) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • This early pressing on the rainbow label earned excellent Double Plus (A++) grades for its wonderful sound
  • Both sides here are BIG, rich and Tubey Magical, yet clear and not the least bit thick or opaque
  • Turn down the lights and drop the needle to hear a living breathing Nat King Cole singing right in your very own listening room
  • "Highlights include "The Very Thought of You," "But Beautiful," "This Is All I Ask," "For All We Know," and "The More I See You"."
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Super Hot Stamper

June Christy
Something Cool

  (Item #: chrissomet_1610_2) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • Miss Christy's Must Own Masterpiece returns to the site, this time with Superb A++ Mono Hot Stamper sound
  • Need a refresher course in Tubey Magic after playing too many remastered records? This 1955 original Capitol turquoise pressing is overflowing with it
  • One of our favorite Cool School vocalists - we just wish we could find more clean copies of her albums
  • Allmusic 5 Stars: "Christy established herself as an artist who strove for the very best in song selection, arrangements, and notably intelligent interpretation. There were perhaps other vocalists with greater vocal equipment, but few could match June Christy's artistic integrity."
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White Hot Stamper

Johnny Cash
The Fabulous Johnny Cash

  (Item #: cash_fabul_1610) 

Our Price: $349.99

  • Triple Triple (A+++) - the first winner of a shootout for both sides of this Johnny Cash Classic to ever hit the site!
  • Both A+++ sides are super clear and open with just the right tonal balance and plenty of Tubey Magic
  • Cash's first album for Columbia, it's quite well recorded for a country album in 1958, and the material is consistently engaging
  • 4 1/2 stars Allmusic: "What makes it so entertaining are the songs themselves. From "Don't Take Your Guns to Town" and "Frankie's Man, Johnny" to "Pickin' Time" and "The Troubador," the album is filled with first-rate songs."
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Nat King Cole
Sings Hymns and Spirituals

  (Item #: cole_sings_1609) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • Our Triple Plus shootout winning side one here has the clearest, most natural vocals, putting a living, breathing Nat King Cole front and center in your listening room
  • Side two earned a grade of A++, again with some of the best vocal reproduction we heard in our shootout
  • The warmth and sweetness of the sound could not be more important - they're the distinctive and unmistakable hallmarks of Vintage All Tube Analog sound
  • Allmusic users gave this one 4 1/2 Stars and we might be inclined to be that generous ourselves
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Super Hot Stamper

Sonny Rollins
Alternate Takes

  (Item #: rollialter_1602s) 

Our Price: $199.99
Sale Price: $169.00 (You save $30.99 / 15%)


  • Demo Disc Double Plus (A++) or better sound on both sides on very quiet vinyl
  • One of our favorite Sonny Rollins records for sound, and this side two is nearly White Hot
  • Great alternate takes from the Way Out West and Contemporary Leaders sessions
  • 4 1/2 stars in the AMG: "Hard-swinging and frequently superb."
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June Christy
This Is June Christy

  (Item #: christhisi_1609) 

Our Price: $169.99

  • You'll find superb Triple Plus Tubey Magical sound from 1958 on side two of this early Capitol pressing
  • Double Plus (A++) on side one, this copy has sonics equal to the best that has ever made it to the site
  • June Christy is one of our favorite Cool School vocalists - we just wish we could find more clean copies of her albums
  • All the top West Coast jazz guys are here: Shorty Rogers, Shelly Manne, Bud Shank, Bob Cooper, and swinging arrangements by Pete Rugolo
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Super Hot Stamper

John Coltrane
The Stardust Session

  (Item #: coltrstard_1609) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • Three amazing sides, each rating a Triple Plus (A+++) or close to it and one excellent Double Plus side
  • Spacious, open, transparent, rich and sweet, it's a remarkable disc from the Golden Age with the added benefit of mastering using the more modern cutting equipment of the '70s.
  • Superb sound quality courtesy of Rudy van Gelder's engineering (1958/1963) and the superior mastering of David Turner (1972)
  • AMG 4 Stars: "...Coltrane is heard near the end of his "sheets of sound" period, perfecting his distinctive style and taking colorful and aggressive solos."
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Super Hot Stamper

Lee Konitz
Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh

  (Item #: konitwithw_1609) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides — full-bodied and natural
  • The 1956 mono sound by Tom Dowd is superb - the horns are very lively!
  • The All Tube Mono sound is as present, clear, full and rich as can be
  • "Their long melodic lines and unusual tones caused them to stand out from the crowd."-- Allmusic


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Andre Previn & His Pals
West Side Story

  (Item #: previwests_1608) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • With grades of A+ to A++ this real Contemporary pressing has excellent sound
  • Clean and clear, with no smear on the piano and surprisingly big bass, this is a very good way to hear this wonderful music
  • This is yet another Demo Disc for Contemporary, the brilliant work of the engineer Roy Dunann
  • One of Andre Previn's better jazz performances - his pals Manne and Mitchell are no slouches either
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John Coltrane
Giant Steps

  (Item #: coltrgiant_1608) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • Double to Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) on both sides, this is a killer copy of Giant Steps the likes of which you've never imagined
  • Huge bass and rich sax - smooth, solid and present on both sides -- right up there with the best we've ever heard
  • Close your eyes and Coltrane is right in the room with you, front and center. How can you put a price on that?
  • Naima is surely the most emotionally powerful ballad the man ever wrote, and MAN does it sound good here!
  • "History will undoubtedly enshrine this disc as a watershed" -- Allmusic, 5 stars
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Various Composers
Ballet Favorites - Ansermet

  (Item #: varioballe_1066_1608) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • A wonderful A++ copy of VICS 1066 - yes, the very one with material from the Royal Gala Ballet Box Set
  • This copy has the Living Stereo Magic in spades but the vinyl is an issue...
  • The full range of colors are presented with remarkable clarity, dynamic contrast, spaciousness, sweetness, and timbral accuracy
  • Demonstration Quality Sound, if what you are demonstrating is not mere Hi-Fi, but the relaxed beauty and charm of analog
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Harry Belafonte
Sings The Blues

  (Item #: belafsings_1606) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • Sings the Blues is surely one of the most amazing Male Vocal Albums we've ever played
  • This vintage Living Stereo copy boasts excellent Hot Stamper sound on both sides
  • Here you can find the authentic 1958 Tubey Magical sound that no reissue will ever have
  • A criminally underrated album - the performances and the sound are first rate throughout
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