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New Les BaxterColors Of Brazil/African Blue ... CD
GNP/Crescendo, Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A genius set from Les Baxter in the late 60s – and a double-length album that combines one Brazilian and African-inspired grooves! The Brazilian set is taken in a very bossa-based mode – one that uses small combo percussion, tinkling piano, bubbling organ, and added vocals from Les' chorus – who sing over the top of the tunes in a style that's mostly wordless, and which gives a very groovy 60s sort of feel to the record – one that's almost a soundtrack variation on the bossa. The African Blue set is even better – not as totally exotic as you might think, but still with plenty of great 60s touches – thanks to a small instrumental combo that includes Clare Fischer on organ, Carol Kaye on bass, and plenty of added percussion! The tunes have a lightly dancing feel that's really great – again showing Baxter's shift to a more soundtrack-oriented mode of expression, one that actually brings out a deeper feel from the exotic themes of the tunes. 25 tracks in all – with titles that include "Flame Tree", "Azure Sands", "Jalaba", "Johannesburg Blues", "Girl From Uganda", "Kalahari", "Dark River", "Day Of The Roses", "Tristeza", "A Banda", "Who Will Buy", and "A Man & A Woman". CD
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Johnny CleggBest Live & Unplugged At The Baxter Theatre Cape Town ... CD
Appleseed, 2014. Used ... $6.99
(Penmark through barcode.)

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New VariousChoice : A Collection Of Classics – Jeff Mills ... CD
Azuli (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A surprisingly wonderful batch of club classics from Jeff Mills – hand-picked for the excellent Choice series, and featuring a lot of late 70s/early 80s numbers we'd nearly forgotten about! Jeff's got a great ear for the sorts of tunes that have a nice electric undercurrent – using bass and percussion to spark up the groove a bit, yet still keeping things soulful and funky overall. This massive 2CD set features a total of 25 numbers, segued nicely back to back – with titles that include "Sexuality" by Blake Baxter, "Dance To The Beat" by Starflight, "This Time Baby" by Jackie Moore, "The More I Get The More I Want" by Teddy Pendergrass, "Esto Parese Amor (club)" by Montana with Goody Goody, "The End" by Change, "I'll Do Anything For You" by Denroy Morgan, "Show You My Love" by Goldie Alexander, "Ai No Corrida" by Chaz Jankel, "Space Bass" by Slick, "On The Clup Tip" by King Sun, "Can't Fake The Feeling" by Geraldine Hunt, "Moskow Diskow" by Telex, "Give Me Back Your Love" by Boys In Shock featuring Carol Leeming, and "Keep It In The Family" by Deodato. CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase.)