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CBS Jazz All StarsMontreux Summit Vol 1 ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1977. New Copy 2CD .... $15.99 18.98
A really amazing little record – way more than usual for this sort of live recording – given that it features some very unique performances together by artists we've never heard on the same stage otherwise! The premise is simple, but wonderfully effective – in that the album brings together some of the leading lights of the Columbia/CBS jazz stable at the time – a massive lineup of talent from a few key generations in jazz, sounding surprisingly great hear together! All tracks are nice and long – and titles include a brilliant version of "Infant Eyes" by a quartet with Stan Getz on tenor and Bob James on piano; "Fried Bananas" with Dexter Gordon on tenor, Slide Hampton on trombone, Woody Shaw on trumpet, and George Duke on piano; "Bahama Mama" with Bob James on keyboards, Bobbi Humphrey on flute, Eric Gale and Steve Kahn on guitars, and Billy Cobham on drums – and the long jam session tracks "Montreux Summit", "Blues March", and "Andromeda" – which feature work from most of the players above, all working in one large group – plus added flute from Hubert Laws and Thijs Van Leer, percussion from Ralph Maconald, and bass from Alphonso Johnson. CD

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New CBS Jazz All StarsMontreux Summit Vol 1 ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Used 2LP Gatefold .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really amazing little record – way more than usual for this sort of live recording – given that it features some very unique performances together by artists we've never heard on the same stage otherwise! The premise is simple, but wonderfully effective – in that the album brings together some of the leading lights of the Columbia/CBS jazz stable at the time – a massive lineup of talent from a few key generations in jazz, sounding surprisingly great hear together! All tracks are nice and long – and titles include a brilliant version of "Infant Eyes" by a quartet with Stan Getz on tenor and Bob James on piano; "Fried Bananas" with Dexter Gordon on tenor, Slide Hampton on trombone, Woody Shaw on trumpet, and George Duke on piano; "Bahama Mama" with Bob James on keyboards, Bobbi Humphrey on flute, Eric Gale and Steve Kahn on guitars, and Billy Cobham on drums – and the long jam session tracks "Montreux Summit", "Blues March", and "Andromeda" – which feature work from most of the players above, all working in one large group – plus added flute from Hubert Laws and Thijs Van Leer, percussion from Ralph Maconald, and bass from Alphonso Johnson. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of light wear.)
Also available Montreux Summit Vol 1 ... CD 15.99
 
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Keith BarrowPhysical Attraction (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/FTG, 1978. New Copy .... $15.99 16.98
A great secular set from Keith Barrow – a singer who started in gospel, but who's always been best-remembered for this modern soul gem from the 70s! Keith's got a great range to his vocals – one you can hear right from the start, as he dips and soars effortlessly with a quality that's clearly inspired by the spirit – but set here to some wicked smooth soul arrangements from Johnny Allen. The album's got a mix of clubby moments and some even better laidback cuts – and the set also features a few tunes penned by Ronn Matlock, an under-credited master of modern soul. Titles include "Turn Me Up", "Physical Attraction", "You Know You Want To Be Loved", "If It's Love That You're Looking For", "Garden Of Love", and "Free To Be Me". CD features bonus tracks – "Turn Me Up (special disco version)", "Turn Me Up (inst)", "Physical Attraction (12" mix)", and "You Know You Want To Be Loved (7" mix)". CD


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Anne BriggsTime Has Come ... CD
CBS/Columbia, 1971. Used .... $8.99
A masterpiece of fragile, intimate folk songcraft from Brit folk legend Anne Briggs – her second of only a couple albums – and really about as good as any post 60s stripped down folk efforts we can think of! Anne penned most of the songs and plays guitar and bouzouki solo, given the work an intimacy and directness that's just the way it should be – and the contemporary songs are timelessly beautiful. Wonderful! Titles include "Sandman's Song", "Hight Lodge Hare", "Fire And Wine","Step Right Up", "Ride, Ride", "Clea Caught A Rabbit", "Tangled Man", "Wishing Well", "Standing On The Shore", "Everytime", "Fine Horseman" and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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New Stanley ClarkeCollection ... CD
CBS/Castle (UK), 1970s/1980s. Used .... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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ClashClash (UK version) ... CD
CBS, 1977. New Copy .... $9.99
One of the most stunning debut albums of the 70s – and a set that burst on the scene with a sound that summed up a generation, but which had never been heard this clearly before! This self-titled Clash album was different from other landmarks of the time – work by the Sex Pistols, Ramones, and others – as the group had a sense of raw power, but also a tunefulness too – a way of pushing their message into territory that others wouldn't have reached – with tunes that were as surprisingly hummable as they were politically correct! There's a bit less Jamaican influence here than in later Clash years, but that quality is still present somewhat – and over the years, this is definitely a set we can return to again and again – with no sense of apology or outdated ideals at all. Nearly every cut's a classic – and the original UK tracklist includes "Janie Jones", "Career Opportunities", "Police & Thieves", "Garageland", "White Riot", "London's Burning", "Deny", "I'm So Bored With The USA". CD
Also available Clash (UK version) (180 gram pressing) ... LP 19.99

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ClashClash (UK version) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
CBS, 1977. New Copy .... $19.99 24.98
One of the most stunning debut albums of the 70s – and a set that burst on the scene with a sound that summed up a generation, but which had never been heard this clearly before! This self-titled Clash album was different from other landmarks of the time – work by the Sex Pistols, Ramones, and others – as the group had a sense of raw power, but also a tunefulness too – a way of pushing their message into territory that others wouldn't have reached – with tunes that were as surprisingly hummable as they were politically correct! There's a bit less Jamaican influence here than in later Clash years, but that quality is still present somewhat – and over the years, this is definitely a set we can return to again and again – with no sense of apology or outdated ideals at all. Nearly every cut's a classic – and titles include "Janie Jones", "Career Opportunities", "Police & Thieves", "Garageland", "Clash City Rockers", "I Fought The Law", "White Riot", "London's Burning", "White Man In Hammersmith Palais", and "I'm So Bored With The USA". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Clash (UK version) ... CD 9.99

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New Cryan ShamesScratch The Sky (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/Now Sounds (UK), 1967. New Copy .... $13.99
A great step forward for The Cryan Shames – a group who started their career singing other peoples' music, but who emerge here with some great songs of their own! There's a brilliant Sunshine Pop feel to the whole record – but there's also some garagey elements that reflect the group's presence on the Chicago scene of the 60s – not a Dunwich quality entirely, but not far off either! That edge makes the psych moments really sparkle nicely – with a more sinister feel than anyone might have guessed from the group on their initial outing. A few moments echo Brit invasion modes – but with a trippier style that's a bit like Chad & Jeremy on Columbia – and titles include "Cobblestone Road", "The Sailing Ship", "A Carol For Lorelei", "Sunshine Psalm", "Mr Unreliable", and "In The Cafe". CD features the mono mix of the album on CD for the first time ever – plus bonus mono singles, and non-LP tracks "Young Birds Fly" and "The Warm". CD

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Lamont DozierWorking On You ... CD
CBS/Expansion (UK), 1981. Used .... $12.99
A sweet mellow groover from the mighty Lamont Dozier – a set that's not nearly as well known as his earlier work of the 70s, but one that has the Motown man still riding strong! In contrast to the fuller, clubbier grooves of Dozier's ABC work, most of the tunes here are a bit more laidback and mellow – still with a groove, but not nearly as full-on – and with a sophisticated, sensual feel that's a fair bit like Leon Ware at his best! Production is nice and warm throughout, but never too slick – and there's some really compelling keyboard bits, especially some use of Prophet 5, which makes for a nice contrast with Lamont's vocals. The whole thing's great – and titles include "Why", "Playing For Keeps", "Chained", "Cool Me Out", "Working On You", "Starting Over", and "You Made Me A Believer". CD

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Les & Larry ElgartBest Of The Big Bands ... CD
CBS (Brazil), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used .... $2.99
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Les ElgartOrquestras Espetaculares ... CD
CBS (Brazil), 1950s/1960s. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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Georgie FameShorty ... CD
CBS/Rev-Ola (UK), 1970. New Copy .... $6.99
An excellent little album from British vocalist Georgie Fame – one that has him moving way past the simple beat group sound of his roots, into a sophisticated style that mixes jazz vocalizing, hard grooving, and lots of rock/R&B influences! Georgie's still got his Mose Allison-inspired vocal style, but the band behind him is a lot more open-ended, and grooves along freely in these great organ riffing rhythms – open-ended and very swinging on some numbers, but in a way that's different from Fame's rougher-edged roots. Titles include "Oliver's Gone", "Somebody Stole My Thunder", "Fully Booked", "Inside Story", "Seventh Son" and more. CD

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Michel FugainMichel Fugain Et Le Big Bazar (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
CBS/Culture Factory (France), 1972. New Copy Gatefold .... $15.99 19.99
A really joyous groove from Michel Fugain and his Big Bazar group – a sound that's a bit hard to describe, but which really grabs us right away! There's definitely some groovy rhythms going on in the set – and the style is kind of an updated French pop mode from the late 60s – swinging in a way that absorbs plenty of influences from the outside scenes, particularly some Brazilian ones – but with a sound that's definitely French all the way through. Fugain's vocals are in the lead, often supported by a chorus – and the backings by Jean Bouchety have this really cool soundtrack feel at points – especially when the rhythms are upbeat and grooving. Titles include "Allez Bouge-Toi", "Attention Mesdames Et Messieurs", "Notre Societe", "Les Gens Irremplacables", "Leda Leda", and "L'Arche De Noe". CD
(Limited edition – and a beautiful package, just like the original LP!)

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Full ForceSmoove ... CD
CBS, 1989. Used .... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Marvin GayeSanctified Lady (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
CBS, 1985. Near Mint- (pic cover).... $2.99
Marvin Gaye's last single – released after his untimely death, and a track that supposedly was only around in demo form as "Sanctified P#ssy", until they cleaned it up for release to give him one last hit! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Billy GriffinBe With Me ... LP
CBS, 1982. New Copy (reissue).... $4.99
Stellar solo material from ex-Miracles mainmain Billy Griffin – a singer with the same great range as Smokey Robinson in the original incarnation of that group, really sounding great here on his own! Billy's got this high-soaring style that really works great for the album's blend of modern soul groovers and mellower moments – a quality that was perfected when Griffin was singing with The Miracles on late 70s Columbia Records. John Barnes produced and arranged the set, but Billy helped a lot with the tunes – and titles include the killer "Hold Me Tighter In The Rain" – a snapping bit of boogie that never gets old – plus "2nd Day Love Story", "Understand", "Stone's Throw From Heaven", "The Beat Is Getting Stronger", "Love Is Not A Word", "Be With Me", and "Breaking Out". LP, Vinyl record album

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Billy GriffinRespect ... CD
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1983. Used .... $11.99
An even leaner groove than usual for Billy Griffin – a set that makes great use of 80s keyboards and basslines, which turn out to be a great fit for Griffin's wonderful voice! Billy's got this sharp, uncluttered style of singing – a mode first forged as the lead for The Miracles, then on his previous solo debut – taken even further here with arranger/producer John Barnes, who co-wrote most of the songs here with Griffin. The groove is tight, but also laidback – never slavishly looking for chart hooks, and instead inside just the right sophisticated space to match Griffin's maturing approach. Titles include "Save Your Love For Me", "Respect", "Serious", "So Many Ways", "Don't Ask Me To Be Friends", and "Dreaming". CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Respect (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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Billy GriffinRespect (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/FTG, 1983. New Copy .... $13.99
An even leaner groove than usual for Billy Griffin – a set that makes great use of 80s keyboards and basslines, which turn out to be a great fit for Griffin's wonderful voice! Billy's got this sharp, uncluttered style of singing – a mode first forged as the lead for The Miracles, then on his previous solo debut – taken even further here with arranger/producer John Barnes, who co-wrote most of the songs here with Griffin. The groove is tight, but also laidback – never slavishly looking for chart hooks, and instead inside just the right sophisticated space to match Griffin's maturing approach. Titles include "Save Your Love For Me", "Respect", "Serious", "So Many Ways", "Don't Ask Me To Be Friends", and "Dreaming". CD features bonus 7" mixes of "Save Your Love For Me", "Respect", "Serious", and "So Many Ways". CD
Also available Respect ... CD 11.99

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Isley BrothersIsley Brothers Greatest Hits Vol 1 ... LP
T Neck/CBS, Late 70s. Near Mint- .... $7.99
An excellent collection of work by The Isley Brothers – featuring some of our favorite smooth funky tracks from the 70s by the group! The set's a nice one because it includes a lot of good tracks that are on albums that aren't that great all the way through, so you get a good LP of all high-quality tracks, with cuts like "Between The Sheets", "That Lady", "Groove With You", "For The Love Of You", "Footsteps In The Dark", "It's Your Thing", "Fight The Power" and "Live It Up". LP, Vinyl record album

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Isley Jasper IsleyCaravan Of Love ... LP
CBS, 1985. Very Good+ .... $1.99
Very sweet! Ernie and Marvin Isley team up with Chris Jasper, and reinvent their sound nicely for the 80s! The record features the wonderful "Caravan Of Love", a soulful spiritual tune that's kind of to 80s soul what The Impressions "People Get Ready" was to 60s soul! The album's got a good mellow harmony sound, and other titles include "Liberation", "I Can Hardly Wait", and "If You Believe In Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Isley Jasper IsleyDifferent Drummer ... LP
CBS, 1987. Very Good+ .... $3.99
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(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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Chris JasperSuperbad ... CD
Gold City/CBS, 1987. Used .... $4.99
A wickedly wonderful solo set from Chris Jasper – cut in a mode that's right up there with the best 80s material he did with the Isley Brothers! Jasper's voice sounds surprisingly great in the lead – maybe not as powerful as that of Ernie Isley, but with a sense of individuality that really makes the album stand out – and that great mix of righteousness and warmth that made his previous collaborations such classics. There's a bit more of a focus on the groove at times – never overdone, just maybe more keyboard lines alongside the lyrics – as you'd guess from Chris' role in the previous group. All tunes are Jasper originals, and titles include "Superbad", "One Time Love", "Like I Do", "Earthquake", "The Son Of Man", "Dance For The Dollar", and "My Soul Train". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Superbad ... LP 0.99

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Chris JasperSuperbad ... LP
Gold City/CBS, 1987. Sealed .... $0.99
A wickedly wonderful solo set from Chris Jasper – cut in a mode that's right up there with the best 80s material he did with the Isley Brothers! Jasper's voice sounds surprisingly great in the lead – maybe not as powerful as that of Ernie Isley, but with a sense of individuality that really makes the album stand out – and that great mix of righteousness and warmth that made his previous collaborations such classics. There's a bit more of a focus on the groove at times – never overdone, just maybe more keyboard lines alongside the lyrics – as you'd guess from Chris' role in the previous group. All tunes are Jasper originals, and titles include "Superbad", "One Time Love", "Like I Do", "Earthquake", "The Son Of Man", "Dance For The Dollar", and "My Soul Train". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)
Also available Superbad ... CD 4.99

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Chris JasperSuperbad (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/Big Break (UK), 1987. New Copy .... $14.99
A wickedly wonderful solo set from Chris Jasper – cut in a mode that's right up there with the best 80s material he did with the Isley Brothers! Jasper's voice sounds surprisingly great in the lead – maybe not as powerful as that of Ernie Isley, but with a sense of individuality that really makes the album stand out – and that great mix of righteousness and warmth that made his previous collaborations such classics. There's a bit more of a focus on the groove at times – never overdone, just maybe more keyboard lines alongside the lyrics – as you'd guess from Chris' role in the previous group. All tunes are Jasper originals, and titles include "Superbad", "One Time Love", "Like I Do", "Earthquake", "The Son Of Man", "Dance For The Dollar", and "My Soul Train". CD features bonus tracks – "Superbad (12" Superbad marathon mix)", "One Time Love (12" ext mix)", "Superbad (inst)", and "One Time Love (inst)". CD
Also available Superbad (with bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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Chris JasperSuperbad (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/Big Break (UK), 1987. Used .... $6.99
A wickedly wonderful solo set from Chris Jasper – cut in a mode that's right up there with the best 80s material he did with the Isley Brothers! Jasper's voice sounds surprisingly great in the lead – maybe not as powerful as that of Ernie Isley, but with a sense of individuality that really makes the album stand out – and that great mix of righteousness and warmth that made his previous collaborations such classics. There's a bit more of a focus on the groove at times – never overdone, just maybe more keyboard lines alongside the lyrics – as you'd guess from Chris' role in the previous group. All tunes are Jasper originals, and titles include "Superbad", "One Time Love", "Like I Do", "Earthquake", "The Son Of Man", "Dance For The Dollar", and "My Soul Train". CD features bonus tracks – "Superbad (12" Superbad marathon mix)", "One Time Love (12" ext mix)", "Superbad (inst)", and "One Time Love (inst)". CD
(Please note: This copy does not include the booklet, just the disc and tray card.)
Also available Superbad (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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Chris JasperTime Bomb ... LP
Gold City/CBS, 1989. Near Mint- .... $8.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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KansasBest Of Kansas ... CD
CBS, 1970s/1980s. Used .... $2.99
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Johnny KempJohnny Kemp (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/FTG, 1986. New Copy .... $9.99 18.99
Classic 80s soul from Johnny Kemp – a sweet-voiced singer who steps out beautifully on this Columbia debut! Johnny's got a sound that's somewhat informed by some of the crossover soul of a few years back – but although his music is commercial, it's still got plenty going on at the bottom – a catchy mid 80s approach to the dancefloor, with lots of bouncing basslines, stepping rhythms, and sweet keyboard bits! The mellow songs are almost as great as the groovers – thanks to the sensitivity of Kemp's vocals – and titles include "Just Another Lover", "Can't Get Enough", "Anything Worth Having", "All Night", "Cover Girl", "Bring Your Love Around", and "Penthouse Lover". Bonus tracks include "Cover Girl (voc 12")", "Cover Girl (7" version)", "Cover Girl (inst)", "Anything Worth Having (inst)", "Anything Worth Having (7" version)", "Just Another Lover (ext rmx)", "Just Another Lover (inst)", and "Just Another Lover (7" version)". CD

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Lew KirtonTalk To Me ... LP
CBS/Believe In A Dream, 1983. Very Good .... $8.99
An excellent 2nd album from Lew Kirton – a bit smoother than his first one, but still with that great mellow soul sound that we dig so much! Lew's a strong singer in a tradition that includes Leroy Hutson and Leon Ware – sweetly grooving in a warm and mellow style, but also kicking things up a bit more for this set with some touches of 80s groove! The songwriting is especially nice, and Lew's firmly in control of the session at a level that was becoming increasingly rare for male singers at the time. Titles include "Just Can't Get Enough", "Talk To Me", "Always Will", "I Can't Live Without You", "Got To Find Somebody To Love", and "Here's My Love (Come & Get It)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Cheryl LynnShake It Up Tonight/Baby ... 12-inch
CBS, 1981. Very Good+ .... $4.99
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MutinyFunk Plus The One ... LP
CBS, 1980. New Copy (reissue).... $5.99
A funky session headed up by wayward P-Funkster Jerome Brailey – a cooking little record with a quality that's right up there with some of the other George Clinton projects of the time! George didn't have anything to do with this one – at least not from what we can tell from the notes – but the set's got that percolated groove that P-Funk virtually invented – a nice sense of syncopation that brings in a good roller skating feel to some of the cuts. Titles include the killer "Semi-First Class Seat" – plus "Reality", "One On One", "Will It Be Tomorrow", and "Don't Bust the Groove". LP, Vinyl record album

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Os IpanemasOs Ipanemas ... CD
CBS/Mr Bongo (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy .... $16.99
The landmark first album from Os Ipanemas – a runaway set of smoking bossa jazz – and a record that really helped set a whole new tone for the genre! The group here is a cooking quintet of Brazilian all-stars – including Astor Silva on trombone, Wilson Das Neves on percussion, Neco on guitar, and Rubens Bassini on drums and percussion – a great lineup that comes together perfectly – in a blend that has raw Brazilian percussion mixed with tighter jazz elements – a mode the bridges two sides of Brazil in the 60s, in a really great way! And although the group have come back to fame in recent years, this initial set may well be our favorite by them – filled with great cuts that include "Nana", "Clouds", "Zulus", "Congo", "Java", and a great cover of "Berimbau". CD

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PanPan (paper sleeve edition) ... CD
CBS/Beatball (Korea), 1973. New Copy .... $22.99
Sweet and mellow work from ex-Beau Brummel Ron Elliott – done in a style that's a bit jazzy, a bit folksy, and with some really nice moments! There's a feel here that steps off the Bradley's Barn album by the Brummels, but it's actually inflected with a hippy honesty that makes for an even more innocent feel – kind of jaded LA hipster goes to the country and soaks up the sunshine, if you know what we mean! Keith Barbour sings lead vocals, but Ron and Val Christian Garay often harmonize alongside – in a way that echoes some of the best early touches of America, too – but with a hipper feel. Jimmie Haskell handles the arrangements, and plays a bit of moog – and titles include "Lady Honey", "The Puppet", "Garbage Man", "Ain't Got The Strings", "More Than My Guitar", and "Sad Rag Doll". CD

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Emmanuelle ParreninMaison Rose ... LP
CBS/Lion, 1977. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $11.99
An album of fragile beauty and buried darkness – in a space that's somewhere between the work of Nico and Brigitte Fontaine, but a fair bit sweeter overall! Emmanuelle Parrenin sings here in a timeless style that might almost be called folksy – especially in the return to tradition styles of the UK 70s scene – but it's also got a slightly headier feel overall, almost trippy at times, with a sense of crumbling innocence that's further underscored by spare instrumentation that includes hurdy-gurdy, spinet, and dulcimer. Most tunes just feature vocals and some combination of these instruments – and a few numbers feature slightly larger backing, but never a full group mode. Titles include "Ritournelle", "Leiturgie", "Copraze", "Lecharpe De Soie", "Ce Matin A Fremontel", and "Belle Virginie". Amazing vinyl reissue – very heavy cover and vinyl, and beautifully done overall! LP, Vinyl record album

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Picadilly LineHuge World of Emily Small (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/Grapefruit (UK), 1967. New Copy .... $14.99
A lost British psychedelic pop effort from Picadilly Line – fixtures on the UK rock club scene of the era – and a great little record that belongs in the upper echelon of work from the time! The Huge World Of Emily Small features swirling tunes and wonderfully mannered harmony and lead vocals by the core duo of Rod Edwards & Roger Hand – but the secret weapon here might by the production and arrangements by easy genius John Cameron, who worked with Donovan on Sunshine Superman and stands over another rich set of arrangements here! Players include Alan Hawkshaw on keys and other storied UK session players of the time – including Harold McNair on flute. Tracks include "Silver Paper Dress", "At The Third Stroke", "Can You See Me", "How Could You Say You're Leaving Me", "Gone, Gone, Gone", "Visions Of Johanna", "Come And Sing A Song", and "Her Name Is Easy". CD also features bonus tracks – including "Rosemary's Bluebell Day", "Gunny Sunside", "Yellow Rainbow", "I Know She Believes", "My Best Friend", "Memories Fade" and "I Can Tell You Everything". CD

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Asha PuthliDevil Is Loose ... LP
CBS, 1976. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A masterpiece of spacey soul by the great Asha Pulthi – a singer who recorded mostly in Europe, with funky maestro Dieter Zimmerman! Asha's got vocals that are somewhere in the range of Minnie Riperton or Sylvia Striplin or Sylvia Robinson – as you'll hear on the album's standout break track "Space Walk", which is one of our all time favorite obscure soul tracks. Other great ones include "Flying Fish", "The Devil Is Loose", "Good Night", and "Say Yes". Never issued in the US until this recent reissue! LP, Vinyl record album

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Asha PuthliShe Loves To Hear The Music ... LP
CBS, 1976. Very Good+ (reissue).... $4.99
An obscure album by this enigmatic European singer, and one with a few nice moments! Asha's got one of the oddest voices in soul music – with a sound that's both produced in a weird compressed way, and also a bit flat and campy – but at the right moments, this vocal style works well with funky arrangements. This album's got more than a few clinkers – but the standout cuts include the funky "You've Been Loud Too Long", the slinky "Try Me", and a spacey disco version of Al Green's "Call Me". LP, Vinyl record album

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Rita Reys & Pim JacobsOur Favorite Songs ... CD
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the most beautiful albums ever recorded by Dutch vocalist Rita Reys – done as a set of duets with longtime accompanist and life partner Pim Jacobs on piano! The setting is even more spare than some of Reys' trio dates – just voice and piano, the latter handled by Jacobs with this spacious quality that lets Rita really take the lead in all numbers, and inflect tunes with this sense of phrasing that really amazes us – and which provides one of the clearest examples of the touch that made her one of the best jazz vocalists on the European scene in the 60s and 70s. Titles include "Lover Man", "Two Sleepy People", "In The Wee Small Hours", "Where Or When", "When I Fall In Love", and "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most". CD

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Luis RussellLuis Russell & His Orchestra ... LP
CBS (Netherlands), 1929/1930. Near Mint- .... $6.99
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(Cover has a cut corner and some wear.)

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New Schumann/GriegPiano Concerto In A Minor Op 54/Piano Concerto In A Minor Op 16 – Leon Fleisher/George Szell/Cleveland Orchestra ... LP
CBS (France), 1960. Near Mint- .... $1.99
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Stanley TurrentineSugar (with bonus track) ... CD
CTI/CBS, 1970. Used .... $4.99
A bit hit for Stanley Turrentine – and a pretty darn nice record of extended groovers, with a harder sound than you might expect from the tongue-licking cover, and a title of Sugar! The record's only got three cuts – one of them Stanley's famous version of "Sugar", the other two pretty nice ones ("Sunshine Alley" and "Impressions") – all done in a mode that sounds a lot more like harder Prestige sessions from the same time – that great period when the label was stretching out with some electric piano jazz funk. Butch Cornell's on organ, and his work on the album's part of its success, as is the nice hard drumming of Billy Kaye, who actually hits an Idris Muhammad-ish groove at parts! Titles include "Sugar", "Sunshine Alley", and "Impressions". Also features the previously unissued "Gibraltar". CD
(Out of print earlier pressing.)

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Louis Van DykeNightwings ... CD
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1980. New Copy .... $13.99
A really wonderful pianist with an incredible sense of lyricism and timing – yet one who's often sadly overlooked on our side of the Atlantic! This album's a great place to start with Louis Van Dyke – a way to hear his simple, elegant way with a tune – always informed with a really strong sense of space that lets each note hang in the air beautifully, while still managing to flow together in this way that really holds us rapt. Van Dyke's style is certainly informed by the work of Bill Evans, but takes things in an even more lyrical style that's nice and warm throughout – in a trio that includes Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Terry Silverlight on drums. Titles include "Whisper Not", "Cartes Postales", "Nightwings", "Cavatina", "La Granja", and "Close Enough For Love". CD

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Louis Van DykeWhen A Man Loves A Woman ... CD
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $13.99
Dutch pianist Louis Van Dyke has an amazing touch on the keys of the piano – one that's often very slow, and very spacious – so that each new note feels like a greatly-considered moment, even while the whole tune itself has a really strong sense of flow! Van Dyke pushes even farther than some of the children of Bill Evans in the 60s – as he times things out in this really unique pace – a mode that's never sleepy, or too careful – but resonant with a sense of overall timing and placement that's completely sublime. This late 60s album is one of Louis' best – and features Jacques Schols on bass and John Engels on drums – on titles that include "When A Man Loves A Woman", "Waltz For Debby", "A Whiter Shade Of Pale", "Mercy Mercy Mercy", and "She's Leaving Home". CD


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Barry WhiteBeware ... LP
Unlimited Gold/CBS, 1981. Very Good .... $1.99
Later than Barry's classic years, but some nice material that often gets overlooked! As the 80s approached, Barry changed his style slightly – and hit a smooth modern soul groove that was still closely related to a lot of trends he invented in the early 70s, but which also had a slicker production sound that compressed the grooves a bit. The result may not be as popular with beatheads, but it works great for steppers – as you'll hear on the mellow cut "Ooo . . . Ahh" on this album. Other tracks include "Tell Me Who Do You Love", "You're My High", "Let Me In & Let's Begin With Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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VariousLe Plus Grands Moments Du Jazz ... CD
CBS (Brazil), 1950s/1960s. Used .... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousPhiladelphia Classics ... CD
Philadelphia International/CBS, Mid 70s. Used .... $8.99
A classic collection of hits from Philly International – issued at the height of the label's popularity, and featuring some of the biggest tracks from the years 1973 to 1975! 8 tracks in all, including "I'll Always Love My Mama" by The Intruders, "Love Train" by The O'Jays, "Dirty Ol Man" by Three Degrees, "I Love Music" by The O'Jays, "Don't Leave Me This Way" by Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, "Love Is The Message" by MFSB, "TSOP" by MFSB, and "Bad Luck" by Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes. CD
(Out of print.)

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Joe Beck/Dave SanbornBeck & Sanborn ... CD
CBS, 1975. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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George DukeFrom Me To You ... CD
CBS, 1977. Used .... Just Sold Out!
Heavily layered work from George Duke – a record that seems to push all his influences and aspects at once, sometimes getting in the way of each other, but sometimes making for some very nice grooves! The best tunes on the set are those that have a bit of space in them – letting Duke stretch out on the keys in between the notes, or croon in that wispy, spacey style that we always liked best on his MPS albums. Dianne Reeves guests on vocals on the sweet stepper "You & Me", which is worth the price of admission alone – and other tracks include "Up On It", "Sing It", "Down In It", "Carry On", and "What Do They Really Fear". CD
(Out of print. 1991 Sony special products pressing.)

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New Herbie HancockDirectstep ... CD
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
A rare Japanese-only session from Herbie Hancock – very electric, and nicely funky in all the right parts! The set was recorded at the end of the 70s with amazing fidelity – and features a unique lineup that includes Webster Lewis on additional keyboards and Alphonse Mouzon on drums – alongside more familiar partners Bennie Maupin on reeds, Paul Jackson on bass, and Bill Summers on percussion! Given these last three, there's almost a slight Headhunters feel to the set – but the overall groove is a bit more mellow, with some wonderfully spacey touches that are super-soulful – and miles above anything that Herbie was recording in the US at the time. Titles include the sublime mellow groover "Butterfly", plus "Shiftless Shuffle", and the side-long jazzy jammer "I Thought It Was You"! CD

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New Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock Trio (1977) ... CD
CBS (Japan), 1977. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
An excellent Japanese-only album by Herbie – featuring all acoustic playing, recorded in San Francisco, in 1977 – in an incredible trio setting with Ron Carter on bass and Tony Williams on drums! Really, really wonderful stuff – right at home among many of Herbie's electric recordings at the time! Despite the absence of electric keyboards, there's a bit of a light funky groove on some tracks – with lots of warm bass sounds from Carter, and some beautiful light work on the drum kit from Williams. Titles include "Watch It", "Speak Like A Child", "Look", "Milestones" and "Whatcha Waitin For". All tracks are long, and the record's got a nice sweet mellow vibe! CD
(Blue Spec CD2.)

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New Asha PuthliDevil Is Loose ... LP
CBS, 1976. Very Good+ (reissue).... Just Sold Out!
A masterpiece of spacey soul by the great Asha Pulthi – a singer who recorded mostly in Europe, with funky maestro Dieter Zimmerman! Asha's got vocals that are somewhere in the range of Minnie Riperton or Sylvia Striplin or Sylvia Robinson – as you'll hear on the album's standout break track "Space Walk", which is one of our all time favorite obscure soul tracks. Other great ones include "Flying Fish", "The Devil Is Loose", "Good Night", and "Say Yes". Never issued in the US until this recent reissue! LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue pressing.)
Also available Devil Is Loose ... LP 9.99

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New Mario TellesMario Telles ... CD
CBS/Rev-Ola (UK), 1964. Used .... Just Sold Out!
The one and only solo album by Mario Telles – brother of the better-known Sylvia Telles, but an equally great bossa singer on his own! This rare date from the 60s features some wonderful arrangements by Baden Powell, Moacir Santos, and Astor Silva – all of whom bring Mario into some very Elenco-like territory – a blend of fuller strings and lighter bossa instrumentation, all touched with just the right amount of sadness! Some of the tunes are penned by Telles himself, and others are some great early Baden Powell/Vinicius De Moraes collaborations – beautiful material that really fits the mood of the music, as you'll hear on tracks that include "So Por Nao Saber", "Tem Do", "Aurora Do Amor", "Tristeza Vai Embora", "Dorme Em Paz", "Pra Que Chorar", "Bom Dia Amiga", and "Cavalho Marinho". CD

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New BloodstoneWe Go A Long Way Back ... LP
CBS, 1982. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A killer late set by Bloodstone – one that holds on to all the excellent harmonies they brought to their 70s work, but which pushes their groove forward in a whole new direction! There's a warm modern glow to the set – one that works perfectly with the vocals – and the quintet still have a hell of a way with a ballad – singing in that slow-tripping style that was never too overly emotive, yet could pack a hell of a punch back in the day – especially in the wee hours! The tunes here are longer than before, and inflected by some rich arrangements by both the Isley Brothers and McKinley Jackson – and the set's got an Isleys-like approach by putting all the ballads on one side, and the groovers on another. These groovers really hold onto the harmonies wonderfully – making for a great follow-up to the ballads – and titles include the sublime smooth stepping track "We Go A Long Way Back", plus "Go On & Cry", "How Does It Feel", "Nite Time Fun", "My Love Grows Stronger", and "My Kind Of Woman". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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New Dave BrubeckTake Five ... LP
CBS (UK), Late 50s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has some light wear.)

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New Pauli CarmanDial My Number ... LP
CBS, 1986. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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New Central Broadcasting Traditional Instruments OrchePhases Of The Moon – Traditional Chinise Music ... LP
CBS, 1981. Used Gatefold .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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New Electric Light OrchestraDiscovery ... LP
Jet/CBS, 1979. Used Gatefold .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes the excellent "Diary Of Horace Wimp" – one of our favorite ELO songs ever! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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New Free LifeFree Life ... CD
CBS/PTG (Netherlands), 1978. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the great late 70s Columbia sets from the Earth Wind & Fire side of the universe – the one and only album by this obscure west coast group, who get some strong help in the studio from Phillip Bailey! Bailey co-produced, and wrote some great songs for the record – and the group's own mix of jazz, funk, and soul is very much in the best spirit of Earth Wind & Fire at the time – tight at all the right moments, but also with this righteous energy in the background – an overall feel that's way deeper than most large ensembles on major labels. This spirit really comes through in the sublime cut "I'll Keep A Light In My Window" – which has a beautifully mellow jazzy groove, and which is on a par with anything Maurice White was laying down in the mid-tempo mode in the 70s – but the whole album's mighty nice, and other titles include "Smile", "Spirit Of Love", "Second Coming", and "Say You Do". CD

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New Billy GriffinBe With Me (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/FTG, 1982. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Stellar solo material from ex-Miracles mainmain Billy Griffin – a singer with the same great range as Smokey Robinson in the original incarnation of that group, really sounding great here on his own! Billy's got this high-soaring style that really works great for the album's blend of modern soul groovers and mellower moments – a quality that was perfected when Griffin was singing with The Miracles on late 70s Columbia Records. John Barnes produced and arranged the set, but Billy helped a lot with the tunes – and titles include the killer "Hold Me Tighter In The Rain" – a snapping bit of boogie that never gets old – plus "2nd Day Love Story", "Understand", "Stone's Throw From Heaven", "The Beat Is Getting Stronger", "Love Is Not A Word", "Be With Me", and "Breaking Out". CD features bonus tracks – "Hold Me Tighter In The Rain (7" mix)", "Be With Me (7" mix)", "Be With Me (12" mix)", "Be With Me (special new club mix)", and "2nd Day Love Story (7" mix)". CD
Also available Be With Me ... LP 4.99

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New Herbie HancockLite Me Up (Japanese pressing) ... CD
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1982. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
This one was cut just before Herbie lucked onto the Rockit/Bill Laswell strategy – and shows how much he was searching around for a style in those immediate pre-electro years. The record's not a bad blend of jazz and R&B – continuing a style explored on the few previous CBS albums – with a number of tracks written by Rod Temperton, and production by Narada Michael Walden, Herbie, and Jay Graydon. Wayne Anthony is the lead vocalist on a number of cuts – and titles include "Lite Me Up", "The Bomb", "Can't Hide Your Love", "The Fun Tracks", and "Motor Mouth". CD
(Out of print.)

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New Screamin' Jay HawkinsVoodoo Jive – The Best Of Screamin' Jay Hawkins ... CD
CBS/Rhino, Late 50s/1960s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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New IntrudersIntruders Greatest Hits ... CD
Gamble/CBS, Late 60s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great compilation of some of the biggest and best tracks from the early days of this Philly soul group. Groovy East coast soul cuts, with a nice late 60s roots of Philly sound to them. 10 numbers in all: "Cowboys To Girls", "Me Tarzan, You Jane", "Love Is Like A Baseball Game", "Slow Drag", "Together", "United", "Girls, Girls, Girls", "A Love That's Real", "Friends No More" and "(Who's Your) Favorite Candidate". CD
(Out of print.)

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New Gladys Knight & The PipsAbout Love ... LP
CBS, 1980. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Gladys Knight with Ashford & Simpson – a perfect pairing of two post-Motown talents! Gladys Knight & The Pips are one of those groups that never stopped being great – and later albums like this are well worth tracking down, especially with the team of Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson making the quartet sound so great! As before, Gladys' lead vocals are tremendous – deeply soulful and always personal, quite far from any easy cliches – and supported wonderfully by the three male voices of The Pips. The Ashford & Simpson groove really helps keep things fresh, too – and the set's got a nice balance of uptempo cuts and some of the heartfelt mellow numbers Gladys always does so well. Titles include "Landlord", "Taste Of Bitter Love", "Get The Love", "Friendly Persuasion", "We Need Hearts", and a great reading of the club classic "Bourgie Bourgie". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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New Keith MansfieldAll You Need Is Keith Mansfield (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/Rev-Ola (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the coolest albums ever from the mighty Keith Mansfield – an arranger best known for his sound library work, but one who steps out beautifully here on a rare commercial album for CBS! The set's way more than just the batch of late 60s pop tunes that you might guess from the Beatles' reference in the title – as Keith really transforms most tunes with his hip approach to the grooves, and also manages to throw in a few gems of his own composition as well! The bottom of most numbers is plenty darn jaunty – funky at the best moments – and instrumentation includes some great Hammond and hard-edge piano lines that really send the tunes home. Titles include the killer "Soul Thing", used by Quentin Tarantino in Kill Bill, and "Boogaloo" – both originals by Mansfield – plus the tracks "Everlasting Love", "Whiter Shade Of Pale", "Moanin", "Walk On By", "Lovin Things", "Reach Out", "Rainbow Valley", and "Take Five". CD also features 8 bonus tracks that Keith arranged for Maynard Ferguson, Salena Jones, Love Affair and Alan Haven – including "Love For Sale", "Am I The Same Girl", "The Serpent", and "Soul Confusion". CD

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New Branford MarsalisCrazy People Music ... CD
CBS, 1990. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
CD
(Out of print.)

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New Branford MarsalisRomances For Saxophone ... CD
CBS, 1986. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes compositions by Debussy, Faure, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Stravinsky and others. Marsalis with the English Chamber Orchestra with Andrew Litton conducting. CD

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New Branford MarsalisTrio Jeepy ... CD
Columbia/CBS (Brazil), 1989. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print Brazilian pressing.)

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New Harold Melvin & The Blue NotesHarold Melvin & The Blue Notes Greatest Hits ... CD
Philadelphia International/CBS, Mid 70s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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New Michael NymanMan Who Mistook His Life For A Hat – Christopyher Rawlence/Emile Belcourt/Sarah Leonard/Frederick Westcott/Michael Nyman ... CD
CBS, 1987. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print. Includes original box and book.)

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New O'JaysCollector's Items ... CD
Philadelphia International/CBS, 1977. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Origianlly issued in the late 70s as a double LP retrospective of some of the best O'Jays tracks from their Philly years, this disc includes 14 tracks in all, including "Darlin' Darlin' Baby", "Love Train", "Back Stabbers", "I Love Music", "Give The People What They Want", "For The Love Of Money", and lots lots more! The sound of a generation, and nearly every cut's a winner! CD

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New Ryuichi Sakamoto & The Kakutougi SessionSummer Nerves ... LP
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1979. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Includes original inner sleeve and obi!)

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New Woody ShawRosewood ... LP
CBS, 1978. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Woody Shaw's debut for Columbia Records – and easily one of the most soulful major label jazz sessions of the 70s! The album's a beautiful summation of all that Shaw had done in the years before – his soaring, searing lines that first came to play as a sidemen for others, then took new shape on the Muse label as a leader – all really hitting home here in an immaculately put-together set! The album's still got all the best soul jazz elements of Shaw's work from a few years before, but it's even more powerful in its presentation – with none of the mis-steps that could sometimes mar Woody's albums when he wasn't hitting on all burners. Shaw plays both trumpet and flugelhorn, and the rest of the lineup includes Carter Jefferson on tenor and soprano sax, Onaje Allen Gumbs on piano, Clint Houston on bass, and Victor Lewis on drums. Joe Henderson blows on three number – and titles include "Rosewood", "Every Time I See You", "The Legend Of Cheops", "Rahsaan's Run", "Sunshowers" and "Theme For Maxine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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New Mario TellesMario Telles ... CD
CBS/Rev-Ola (UK), 1964. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The one and only solo album by Mario Telles – brother of the better-known Sylvia Telles, but an equally great bossa singer on his own! This rare date from the 60s features some wonderful arrangements by Baden Powell, Moacir Santos, and Astor Silva – all of whom bring Mario into some very Elenco-like territory – a blend of fuller strings and lighter bossa instrumentation, all touched with just the right amount of sadness! Some of the tunes are penned by Telles himself, and others are some great early Baden Powell/Vinicius De Moraes collaborations – beautiful material that really fits the mood of the music, as you'll hear on tracks that include "So Por Nao Saber", "Tem Do", "Aurora Do Amor", "Tristeza Vai Embora", "Dorme Em Paz", "Pra Que Chorar", "Bom Dia Amiga", and "Cavalho Marinho". CD

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New Sarah Vaughan & Michael Tilson ThomasGershwin Live! ... CD
CBS, 1982. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A later project done with music by Michael Tilson Thomas – featuring some great larger orchestral readings of George Gershwin numbers, sung with beautiful phrasing by Sarah Vaughan! CD

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New Weather ReportHeavy Weather ... CD
CBS, 1977. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the biggest hits ever for Weather Report – thanks to Joe Zawinul's leadoff track "Birdland" – one of those tunes that entered the canon immediately, and saw countless covers pop up over the years – kind of a rare thing for a jazz tune at this point in time! The track's driving, building energy shows a newly focused side to Weather Report – one that's traded some of the spacier, more experimental moments of the past for a dynamic energy that still puts them ahead of most other 70s fusion supergroups. The presence of Jaco Pastorius is felt quite strongly here – especially on the way the colors ebb and flow up from the bottom – and the way that Jaco's using his bass with the energy of a solo jazz guitar! Alex Acuna and Manolo Badrena are on percussion, and Wayne Shorter's reeds still crackle with a nice degree of soul – on titles that include "Harlequin", "Rumba Mama", "A Remark You Made", "Teen Town", "Palladium", "Havona", and "The Juggler". CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Jackie WilsonReet Petite – The Best Of Jackie Wilson ... LP
Brunswick/CBS, Mid 60s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic soul from Jackie! The record's an 80s CBS collection of some of his best singles for Brunswick from the 60s – seminal Windy City soul numbers that include quite a few that were penned by Berry Gordy back in Jackie's early days. 12 numbers in all, with titles that include "Lonely Teardrops", "Reet Petite", "To Be Loved", "I'll Be Satisfied", "That Is Why (I Love You So)", "Baby Workout", "Whispers (Getting' Louder)", "I Get The Sweetest Feeling", "You Better Know It", "Talk That Talk" and "Doggin' Around". LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousGershwin Collection – An Historical Treasury Of The Music Of George Gershwin (3CD set) ... CD
CBS/Teledisc, 1930s/1940s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
CD
(Out of print. Box has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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New Claude BollingPicnic Suite ... LP
CBS, 1980. Used .... Out Of Stock
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New CallowayAll The Way ... CD
Solar/CBS, 1989. Used .... Out Of Stock
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(Out of print. Tray card has a crease.)

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New Michel CamiloMichel Camilo ... LP
CBS/Portrait, 1988. Used .... Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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New Elvis CostelloLive At The El Mocambo – March 6th, 1978 ... LP
CBS (Canada), 1978. Used .... Out Of Stock
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(Promo. Cover has a light stain along the opening.)

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New Earth Wind & FireLet's Groove ... CD
CBS/Sony (Italy), 1970s/1980s. Used .... Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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New Earth Wind & FireOpen Our Eyes (expanded edition) ... CD
CBS, 1974. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Spiritual, soulful, and oh, so beautiful! This record captures Earth Wind & Fire at a perfect transition moment – when they've still got some of their avant jazz roots, but are leaning towards the smooth soulful funk sound that put them on the charts a few years later. The whole thing's a wonderful mix of spiritualism and funky jazz – and it includes their massive cover of "Mighty Mighty", plus a lot of tracks with cool instrumentation, like "Kalimba Story", "Drum Song", and "Caribou". Great jazzy groovers, all of them! Contains 4 previously unissued tracks – "Ain't No Harm To Moan", "Step's Tune", "Dreams", and "Fair But So Uncool (Walkin In N'Awlins mix)". CD

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New Earth Wind & FireThat's The Way Of The World (expanded edition) ... CD
CBS, 1975. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Amazing! Earth Wind & Fire's ultimate moment of the 70s – and a perfect blending of all their influences that stands as a lasting tribute to their super-huge effect on soul music! The record features all aspects of the band coming into perfect cohesion – bassy funk, mellow soul, and afrocentric jazz – all expertly handled by the great Charles Stepney, who still has the same rich talent for blending styles that he had while working at Chess/Cadet during the glory days of the late 60s. Some of these songs have been played to death (and covered so much) over the years that it's often easy to forget what a crowning moment this was for former underground soul heroes Earth Wind & Fire – but we'll never cease to be amazed at the power of their mid 70s work, and this album's the best of the best. Titles include "Shining Star", "That's The Way Of The World", "Reasons", "Africano", "See The Light", and "Happy Feelin". CD also features 5 bonus tracks – "Shining Star (future star)", "All About Love (first impressions)", "Happy Feelin (anatomy of a groove)", "Caribou Chaser (jazzy jam)", and "That's The Way Of The World (Latin expedition)". CD

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New Philip GlassGlassworks ... LP
CBS, 1982. Used .... Out Of Stock
Loads of amazing keyboard lines –- Glass on organ, intertwined with more keyboards and reeds! Titles include "Opening", "Floe", "Islands"," Rubric", "Facades", and "Closing". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Grupo NicheSutil Y Contundente ... CD
CBS, 1989. Used .... Out Of Stock
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New Herbie HancockQuartet ... LP
CBS, 1982. Used 2LP .... Out Of Stock
Acoustic magic from Herbie Hancock – proof that he wasn't only cutting electro records in the 80s! The set's got a fluid, open feel that's a bit like some of the VSOP Quintet work – although the group here is slightly different, with Hancock on acoustic piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums – plus a young Wynton Marsalis on trumpet – stepping in where Wayne Shorter and Freddie Hubbard left off. The tracks are somewhat sharp-edged and modern, but never in a way that's too outside – more just a continuation of the VSOP mode, with some of the Marsalis love of darker colors and tones. The double-length set has plenty of room for long solos – and titles include "Well You Needn't", "Round Midnight", "Clear Ways", "A Quick Sketch", "The Eye Of The Hurricane", "Parade", "The Sorcerer", "Pee Wee", and "I Fall In Love Too Easily". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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New Freddie HubbardGleam ... CD
CBS/Wounded Bird, 1975. New Copy 2CD .... Out Of Stock
Jazz funk genius from Freddie Hubbard in the mid 70s! Gleam was a Japanese-only double album from the jazz giant in its original release – mighty funky at times, too – right up there with some of the best Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock Japanese sets from the 70s! It's a live set captured in March of '75 at Tokyo's Yubin Chokin Hall – long numbers played by a group that includes Freddie on trumpet, Carl Randall on tenor and flute, George Cables on electric piano, Henry Franklin on bass, Carl Burnett on drums, and Buck Clark on percussion! Each player has plenty of space to groove, and it's very well captured – you can hear the most expressive solos and the most subtle nuances. Some great solos by Freddie and the rest of the players – breathless tenor & flute by Randall, keys by Cables that are jazz funk perfection and interplay between Burnett's drums and Clark's congas & percussion that's somehow tense and comfortable at the same time. The shortest number in the set runs more than the 7 minutes and the longest is more than 20 minutes – and none is one second shorter than necessary, actually leaving us pining for more – making it all the more vital in the double album format. Released on 2CDs for the first time ever here! How this great album has been so hard to find over the years is a mystery. Titles include "Kuntu", "Spirits Of Trane", an amazing cover of Stevie Wonder's "Too High", "Midnight At The Oasis", "Ebony Moonbeams", and "Put It In The Pocket". CD

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New Midnight Oil10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 ... LP
CBS (Australia), 1982. Used Gatefold .... Out Of Stock
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(Original Australian pressing.)

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New MormosMagic Spell Of Mother's Wrath (180 gram pressing) (plus bonus 7-inch single) ... LP
CBS/Wah Wah (Spain), 1972. New Copy (reissue).... Out Of Stock
A weird and wild little record – with a feel that's as spooky as the image on the cover! At one level, these guys feel like hapless hippies – working in a mostly acoustic mode that involves lots of guitar, piano, and gentle percussion instruments – plus bits of flute, clarinet, and sax as well. But at another level, there's this odd edge going on – maybe from the vocals of Annie Williams, who's like like a Grace Slick-shaped folk singer – or maybe from the lyrics, which have this earnest back-to-nature feel, but with a slightly creepy Wicker Man quality. The record's got the feel of innocence in service to a darker master – and titles include "Cows In My Colorbook", "Rit Yellow", "Hush", "Lady Of Night", "Walk In The Light Of The Lord", "Plastered In Paris", and "Homeside". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited pressing of 500 copies – with insert and bonus 7" pic sleeve single too!)

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New Van MorrisonTB Sheets ... LP
Bang/CBS, 1973. Used Gatefold .... Out Of Stock
The early 70s compilation of earlier Van Morrison tracks for Bang Records – often criticized over the years for repackaging earlier material, but to listen to it decades later we just think about how incredible the songs are – looser, longer and soul stirring material from one of popular music's greatest voices. With the exception of the set closing, jukebox classic version of "Brown Eyed Girl", most of the songs are on the longer side, with more shades of soul in the sound thanks to sweet backing vocals by The Sweet Inspirations. Includes "He Ain't Give You None", "Beside You", "It's All Right", "Madame George", "TB Sheets", "Who Drove The Red Sports Car?", "Ro Ro Rosey" and "Brown Eyed Girl" (original hit 45 version). LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and an unglued bottom seam.)

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New Django ReinhardtWith The Glen Miller's All Stars – Paris 1945 ... LP
CBS (France), 1945. Used .... Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear)

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New Weather ReportHeavy Weather ... LP
CBS, 1977. Used .... Out Of Stock
One of the biggest hits ever for Weather Report – thanks to Joe Zawinul's leadoff track "Birdland" – one of those tunes that entered the canon immediately, and saw countless covers pop up over the years – kind of a rare thing for a jazz tune at this point in time! The track's driving, building energy shows a newly focused side to Weather Report – one that's traded some of the spacier, more experimental moments of the past for a dynamic energy that still puts them ahead of most other 70s fusion supergroups. The presence of Jaco Pastorius is felt quite strongly here – especially on the way the colors ebb and flow up from the bottom – and the way that Jaco's using his bass with the energy of a solo jazz guitar! Alex Acuna and Manolo Badrena are on percussion, and Wayne Shorter's reeds still crackle with a nice degree of soul – on titles that include "Harlequin", "Rumba Mama", "A Remark You Made", "Teen Town", "Palladium", "Havona", and "The Juggler". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Robert WyattEnd Of An Ear (180 gram pressing) ... LP
CBS/Cherry Red (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue).... Out Of Stock
Early solo genius from Robert Wyatt – a key set recorded before his tragic career-changing accident – and one that has him playing drums, piano, and organ! There's a bit more Soft Machine here than on the mellower, later Wyatt solo sets – and the record features excellent jazz-based contributions from players that include Mark Charig on cornet and Elton Dean on alto and saxello! Tunes are relatively abstract in parts, with a strong percussive element – almost more like groups that Wyatt influenced heavily in later years – such as This Heat or Tortoise – and the set's a great reminder of the place from which Robert started – a record that already would have been enough, even without all his later contributions to music. Titles include "To Nick Everyone", "To Mark Everywhere", "To Oz Alien Daevyd & Gilly", and "To The Old World". LP, Vinyl record album

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New BloodstoneWe Go A Long Way Back (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/Purpose, 1982. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
A killer late set by Bloodstone – one that holds on to all the excellent harmonies they brought to their 70s work, but which pushes their groove forward in a whole new direction! There's a warm modern glow to the set – one that works perfectly with the vocals – and the quintet still have a hell of a way with a ballad – singing in that slow-tripping style that was never too overly emotive, yet could pack a hell of a punch back in the day – especially in the wee hours! The tunes here are longer than before, and inflected by some rich arrangements by both the Isley Brothers and McKinley Jackson – and the set's got an Isleys-like approach by putting all the ballads on one side, and the groovers on another. These groovers really hold onto the harmonies wonderfully – making for a great follow-up to the ballads – and titles include the sublime smooth stepping track "We Go A Long Way Back", plus "Go On & Cry", "How Does It Feel", "Nite Time Fun", "My Love Grows Stronger", and "My Kind Of Woman". CD features great bonus tracks too – "My Love Grows Stronger (part 2)", "Go On & Cry (7" mix)", and "We Go A Long Way Back (12" mix)". CD

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New Joki FreundYogi Jazz (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
CBS/Jazzhus Disk (Japan), 1963. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Tremendous early work from German saxophonist Joki Freund – a player who would go onto much greater fame in the progressive years at the end of the 60s, but who already sounds plenty darn great on this early combo side from 1963! The style of the work is incredibly hip – with a definite John Coltrane modal groove in place, but also a sense of globally conscious jazz that's very much in the spirit of classic Saba/MPS work, but which predates most of that by a number of years! Freund plays tenor and soprano sax here – in a sextet with Wolfgang Dauner on piano, Emil Mangelsdorff on flute and alto, Eberhard Weber on bass, Karl Theodor Geier on bass, and Peter Baumeister on drums – and the record is overflowing with great tunes that more than live up to the compelling title and cover image! Lots of "Eastern" styled numbers – and titles include "Aisha", "Carribean Ringo", "Yogiana", "HL 20", and "Killer Joe". CD
(Cool tri-fold version – just like the original album cover!)

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New MormosGreat Wall Of China (180 gram pressing – with bonus 7" single) ... LP
CBS/Wah Wah (Spain), 1971. New Copy (reissue).... Out Of Stock
Really wonderful work by this unique acoustic ensemble – a group founded by Midwestern musician Jim Cuomo, but issued only by CBS Records in France! There's a really collaborative feel to the record – an assortment of different stringed instruments, both common and obscure – used to support shifting vocals by different members of the group – on songs that are sometimes long, sometimes brief – sometimes dreamy, sometimes downright spooky – with a Wicker Man feel that really earns the group the acid folk tag they've been given over the years! Some words are from Shakespeare and Yeats, but most are by members of the group – and titles include "The Crimson Uniform", "Forever Seventh Loved Time", "Womanbud Deborah", "These Echoes", "St Ives", and "Cap & Bell". Comes with a bonus 7" single, too – with 5 more obscure tracks by the group, in a pic sleeve too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)
 
 
 



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