We Buy     &  Sell  CDs,LPs    and DVDs!


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Stereo Equipment

Books of Cultural or Historical Interest   


Academy's Commercial on the BJ Rubin Show.

Classical and pop music DVDs and Blu-Rays.


New Arrivals - LPs & CDs

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frank kimbrough solsticemerrily-we-roll-along-cast-recordingbob dylan cutting edgeregula-muhlemann-mozart-arias-academy-records-cds

masabumi kikuchi black orpheus jonny mathis - the singlesmiles davis live in san francisco 1970wynton marsalis live in cubacecile mclorin salvant for lovemetallica-hardwired-academy-recordssun ra to those of earthfrank sinatra a voice on airhamilton original broadway cast recording academy records and cdssallie blair intimate swingingpaul desmond here i amon the town new broadway production

something rotten musicalbillie holiday banned from new york academy records and cdsthe wiz original soundtrack academy records & cdsmccoy tyner-atlantisd'angelo black messiahit shoulda been you - musicala head full of dreams oasis sweet bye and byegil melle the blue note yearspassion-stephen-sondheim-cd

live at village west - Jim Hall and Ron Cartermiles davis at newport  academy-recordstony bennett lady gaga cheek to cheekella fitzgerald the voice of jazzweather report legendary tapes

New arrival dvds and blu-rays

third man criterion collectionthief criterion collectionseven samurai criterion collectionparis texas criterion collection moviesmonterey pop criterion collectionmodern times chaplin criterion collection moviestradedy of macbeth polanski criterion collection moviesthe life aquatic wes anderson criterion collection moviesthe leopard visconti  criterion collection moviesthe last metro  truffaut criterion collection movieshiroshima mon amour criterion collection moviesla haine criterion collection moviesbaby driver dvd academy records and cdswalkabout nicolas roeg criterion collection movieswild strawberries ingmar bergman criterion collection moviesblack sabbath boris karloff kino filmsbankers of god kino classics filmsstrike eisenstein  kino classic filmsnothing sacred carole lombard kino classicsa farewell to arms criterion classics

Academy Records & CDs was just voted the "Best Record Store in NYC "-2015

Best Record Store 2015 Academy Records & CDs - Village Voice

Click on above image for more info, or click this link : Best Record Store 2015 - Village Voice

For this Flatiron district mainstay since 1977, the answer to how to stand out among the NYC record-store pack is to specialize. There are still plenty of indie, classic rock, soul, and jazz records on display here, plus a fair amount of DVDs for the cinephiles who wander in. But the heart of Academy Records & CDs is its heavenly classical-music selection. With much of it situated toward the back of the store, it's a treasure trove of all the Deutsche Grammophon, CBS, and London records anyone could ever want. Bonus: The folks at Academy are very picky about vinyl quality, so you’re guaranteed to find excellent-condition LPs at unbeatable prices for many of these records. - Village Voice


Hundreds of Japanese Jazz Mini LP CDs have come in. Click on picture below for more.....

Japanes Mini LP CDs at Academy Records and CDs

Academy Records and CDs sells new and used vinyl, dvds and cds in New York City.  Academy carries a wide array of used out of print and collectible lps, cds, dvds and blu ray movies.


Buy jazz cds and jazz records in NY

Buy out of print Jazz CDs in New York City

Collect Mosaic Jazz Boxed sets.

Get them while they last !!!

eddie condon allstars mosaicwoody herman complete columbia mosaicduke ellington reprise mosaicquincy jones abc mercury big band mosaic jazzjj johnson complete columbia small group jazz

lee morgan complete blue note  mosaic jazz boxed settal farlow complete verve jazzcomplete columbia small group swing mosaicbuddy rich complete argo emarcy verve small groupsarah vaughan complete roullete  mosaic

okeh brunswick mosaiccount basie complete roullete  mosaic jazzhorace parlan complete blue notefreddie redd complete blue note recordings mosaiccooper holman rosolino  stan kenton presents

complete h.r.s sessions mosaicmax roachcomplete satchmo mosaic


NEW Jazz and Cuban compact discs

and Vinyl Records


 A sample of New Jazz and Cuban Cds which have come in.



A Sample of New Vinyl  LPs that have come in.


       The above  titles may or may not be in stock since they are moving fast !!!!


New CDs and LPs

We are in the Process of Bringing in More and More New CDs and LPs.  Keep Posted


We have picked up the last remaining copies of the John Cage and Kenneth Patchen 'The City Wears A Slouch Hat' CD originally issued on the brilliant, yet sadly defunct, label Cortical Foundation. These are still sealed and out of print. Contact us ASAP to secure a copy as they will not last long.  

John Cage- The city wears a slouch hat.



Music Hall usb-1 turntables                                                                                             

We have restocked the Music Hall usb-1 turntable, and just in time for X-mas! These belt-driven turntables have been hugely popular, as one of the Music Halls greatest selling points is its ability to connect, via USB, to a Mac or PC, allowing you to digitize your vinyl. It comes with an Audio Technica cartridge and caters for both 33 1/3 and 45 rpm speeds.

Check the Music Hall site for further specs:  Music Hall


Pre-Classical CDs

This week we unearthed some uncommon and rarely seen pre-classical CDs from our warehouse. Huge representation from labels including: Harmonia Mundi, Archiv Produktion, Hyperion, Erato, EMI and more.


Fania Latin Music CDs

If you love Latin music weve just received a nice collection of CDs on the Fania label. Pop in to see for yourself.


New World Records CDs

We have a large selection of avant-garde titles from the New World label by the likes of Morton Feldman, John Cage, David Rosenboom, Ben Johnston, Charlemagne Palestine, Harry Partch, Robert Ashley, Alvin Curran, Gordon Mumma, MEV, Harold Budd, Richard Maxfield, plus the whopping 10 CD Music For Merce Cunningham Boxed Set.

 We Sell Vinyl Records by the foot.  Call us for inquiries.