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The 2024 Reissue List

The post discusses various 2024 vinyl reissues of Creed Taylor productions, spotlighting artists like Idris Muhammad, Nina Simone, and Stan Getz among others. Each entry details the vinyl quality, special editions, and availability across different regions, with mentions of both European and U.S. sources. The author, not owning most releases, encourages reader input to keep the music legacy alive. Links to past posts on older reissues are provided for readers seeking more information.

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Kwame Brathwaite

I’m late in marking his passing but I’d bet most people reading this don’t know of Kwame Brathwaite’s work. You should. He didn’t do much work for Creed Taylor, but two of his liner pictures, coincidentally from albums with Hubert Laws, had a big impact on me. Brathwaite album cover […]

CT 516

CT 516 Astrud Gilberto – Solo El Fin (For All We Know) Side A: Solo el Fin (For All We Know)Side B: Solo el Fin (For All We Know)Astrud GilbertoIssues: CTI CT 516 [45]Master No.: CT 516 B/CT 516 BRecorded: January 13th, 1971Released: March 1971 As the last of the […]

CT 512

CT 512 Astrud Gilberto – (Where Do I Begin) Love Story / CT 512 Where There Is A Heartache Side A: (Where Do I begin) Love StorySide B: Where There’s A HeartacheAstrud GilbertoIssues: CTI CT 511 [45]Master No.: CT 511 A/CT 511 BRecorded: January 13th, 1971Released: February 1971 This is […]

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Reissue News

2022 has been a pretty disappointing year for CTI/KUDU and A&M/CTI reissues. I wasn’t aware of any major reissues this year that made it worth updating the list I’ve maintained for the last 2-years[1]The 2021/2022 Reissue List – Creed Taylor Produced (ctproduced.com). Record Store day was also disappointing on that […]

We Knew What We Had – The Hill District

WE KNEW WHAT WE HAD: THE GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD This was too interesting not to pass along. I originally received a link from Marc Myers, @jazzwax , in his daily newsletter. I’d read about George Benson’s youth and development around the clubs in Pittsburgh from his autobiography, “Benson”. It’s […]

Bob James – Birthday mix

Bob James/Don’t Mess With Mister Bob. To celebrate Bobs birthday on December 25th, I put together this 3-track mix of some great tracks he bought us, among many. I have more than one hundred albums in my collection that Bob has worked on. I’ve seen him live three times, once […]