Ebaywatch; Night of the Dealers?

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I expect some of you were watching the closing evening yesterday of the Danish Ebay seller  Cross_Road_Blues (Score 4279) auction. 234 superb vintage jazz LPs, including some of the most desirable Blue Notes, all in excellent or near mint condition Here’s … Continue reading

Prestige: Visual Reference Guide to Original NY Pressings v.1.1 (updated)

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UPDATED July 5th: new reference material added to the Prestige Boot Camp and  a QUICK LOOK UP REFERENCE TABLE for Prestige NY label has been added to the permanent pages of LJC Guide to Record Labels/ Prestige and New Jazz. If you have … Continue reading

Illustrated Guide to Blue Note First Pressings

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UPDATE September 3, 2014 – Blue Note Illustrated  Edition 2 With new content AND a new photo of the good Dottorjazz! Link The American comedian Stephen Wright once commented: You can’t have everything. After all, where would you put it? … Continue reading

Leon Leavitt, legendary collector and trader of rare jazz records

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(an occasional post prompted by the interesting exchange regarding said gentleman) What Leon Wanted (1980) Browse through Leon Leavitt’s Wants List, circa 1980 (Wants List courtesy of DottorJazz – click to enlarge). It’s like reading pages from TheJazzCollector’s $1,000 bin. … Continue reading

How big is your vinyl jazz collection? An LJC Poll.

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It’s poll time. There have been many comments about quality and preferences for different artists and styles of jazz, but I want to get down to the more basic question of quantity: how big, or how small, is your vinyl  jazz collection? Perhaps you … Continue reading

Schadenfreude

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The last few weeks have seen more than their share of casualties buying online, so I thought I might share some of these,  to allow fellow collectors to  experience vicariously the misfortune of others. They call it schadenfreude, such a good word that it has … Continue reading