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JAZZ JAMAICA
(workshop musicians) (1962)

Port O Jam PJL 01
matrix: CD5 / CD6

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Calypso Jazz; Serenade In Sound; The Answer; Bernies's Tune // Never On Sunday; Away From You; Exodus; Mr Prop Man; It Happens

Original Jamaican issue in screenprint sleeve. Some copies pressed on red vinyl.

Jazz instrumentals featuring Ernest Ranglin (guitar), Cecil Lloyd (piano), Don Drummond (trombone), Billy Cooke (trumpet), Tommy McCook & Roland Alphonso (tenor sax), Lloyd Mason (bass) and Carl McCleod (drums). ((Sleeve and label illustrations courtesy of Jeremy Collingwood.))

JAZZ JAMAICA
(workshop musicians) (1964)

Port O Jam PJL 01
matrix: FCD 7741

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Calypso Jazz; Serenade In Sound; The Answer; Bernies's Tune // Never On Sunday; Away From You; Exodus; Mr Prop Man; It Happens

Jamaican/UK issue, with distinctive sleeve design by Roy Tomlinson. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))
Credit on the rear sleeve reads:
RECORDED at THE FEDERAL RECORD STUDIO, KINGSTON, JAMAICA
PRODUCED BY R&B DISCS LTD..... London N16

The sound is badly distorted during Never On Sunday. Bernie's Tune is not listed on the sleeve or the label.((Label illustration courtesy of Lionvibes.))

JAZZ JAMAICA
(workshop musicians)

ND Records
matrix: R&B/PJL 01

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Calypso Jazz; Serenade In Sound; The Answer; Bernies's Tune // Never On Sunday; Away From You; Exodus; Mr Prop Man; It Happens

Jamiacan reissue with ND Records logo on sleeve. ((ND Records label illustration courtesy of Dub Store Records.))

JAZZ JAMAICA
(workshop musicians)

Port O Jam
matrix: SOLP-1140

Calypso Jazz; Serenade In Sound; The Answer; Bernies's Tune // Never On Sunday; Away From You; Exodus; Mr Prop Man; It Happens

Jamiacan reissue on the Port O Jam label.

JAZZ JAMAICA
(workshop musicians)

Studio One SOL-1140
matrix: SOLP-0133

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Calypso Jazz; Serenade In Sound; The Answer; Bernies's Tune // Never On Sunday; Away From You; Exodus; Mr Prop Man; It Happens

Reissue on Studio One label with New York address (Dist. by: Studio 1 Records, 3135 Fulton St, B'klyn, N.Y.). ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

Like the Port-O-Jam issues, the sound is badly distorted during Never On Sunday, and Bernie's Tune is not listed on the sleeve or the label.

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JAZZ JAMAICA
(workshop musicians)

Studio One SOLP-1140
matrix: SOLP-0133

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Calypso Jazz; Serenade In Sound; The Answer; Bernies's Tune // Never On Sunday; Away From You; Exodus; Mr Prop Man; It Happens

Repress in O'Neil Nanco designed sleeve.

Bernie's Tune is mis-spelled on the sleeve as Burnies' Tune (but omitted from the label). Sonic distortion on Never On Sunday is still present.

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JAZZ JAMAICA
(workshop musicians)

Studio One SOCD 1140

Calypso Jazz; Serenade In Sound; The Answer; Burnies's Tune; Never On Sunday; Away From You; Exodus; Mr Prop Man; It Happens

Studio One CD released in 1994, without the sonic distortion on Never On Sunday.

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