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Horace Parlan HAPPY FRAME OF MIND Vinyl Record - 180 Gram Pressing, Reissue

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Horace Parlan HAPPY FRAME OF MIND Vinyl Record - 180 Gram Pressing, Reissue
High quality reissue! Quality sound taken from the original master tapes, 180 gram vinyl, heavy cardboard sleeve and original artwork. Wicked work by pianist Horace Parlan - and one of his most stunning Blue Note sessions ever! The album was first recorded in 1963, but then kept on the shelf for years - seeing only brief release as part of a Booker Ervin package in the late 70 s, and finally coming out with the proper cover and lineup at some point in the 80 s! Why Blue Note waited so long is a mystery, because the album's a gem throughout - almost more important, and more starkly modern than any of Parlan's other work for the label. Booker Ervin leads the frontline on tenor, alongside Johnny Coles on trumpet, Grant Green on guitar, and the rhythm section of Butch Warren and Billy Higgins. Parlan's choice of material is fantastic - with a number of African tracks that feature unique rhythmic patterns that really push the soloists! Titles include "A Tune for Richard", "Dexi", "Home Is Africa", "Kucheza Blues", and "Back from the Gig".

180 Gram Audiophile pressing
This record is pressed onto 180 grams of black audiophile grade vinyl. The heavier weight steadies the record and ensures consistency in pressing and promises the highest fidelity reproduction of the source recording.

Reissued Album
This release is the reissue of the original recording, preserving many unique artifacts and details of the original release. This typically includes packaging, content and other materials.

Protection
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

Packaging
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.
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