A smoking later session from Ray – one of his best albums of the 80s and 90s, and recorded with a snapping Latin fusion groove that we really love! The sound is straight Latin jazz all the way – arranged with lots of dark overtones that dip and turn in a style that almost reminds us of ... (Latin) read moreCD
A special assortment of Ray Charles material – pulled from his classic recordings for the Tangerine label, and including one previously unreleased track – and a bonus DVD as well! The occasion for the album is the issue of the USPS Ray Charles stamp – but the set more than stands ... (Soul) read moreCD
A sweetly stepping session of bluesy jazz vocals from Jeannie Cheatham – outwardly a trad-oriented record, but done here with some nice light west coast touches that really capture the best of the Concord groove of the early 80s. There's a gentle swing to the tracks that reminds us of some ... (Vocalists) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Benny Golson's one of those players who never lets us down – and here, into his 80th year in on the planet, the man's still burning strongly and soulfully! The set's got a very solid, put-together sort of sound – the quality that's always made us seek out Golson albums of any vintage, ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A really compelling mix of folk roots and deeper soul – served up here by one of the most unique artists we've heard in years! Valerie June is really carving out some unique territory here – singing and playing guitar at a level that feels rooted in Appalachia, but also sometimes ... (Neo Soul) read moreCD
A really compelling mix of folk roots and deeper soul – served up here by one of the most unique artists we've heard in years! Valerie June is really carving out some unique territory here – singing and playing guitar at a level that feels rooted in Appalachia, but also sometimes ... (Neo Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Richie Kamuca —
Charlie ... LP Concord, 1979. Used ....
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Key early work by Abbey – no so much the "blue" album you'd guess from the title, but a session that's filled with the kind of anger and emotion that makes us love her so much when she's this good! The group here is very hip – an ensemble brought to the date by her then-partne ... (Vocalists) read moreCD
More slickly produced than Tania's earlier albums of bossa jazz from Europe – but a very nice record of mellow fusiony grooves, with some excellent work on the keys from Tania, and her usual bright vocals firmly in place. Jon Lucien guest stars on the track "The Rainbow Of Your ... (Brazil) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Jane Monheit —
Surrender ... CD Concord, 2007. Used ....
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A massively expanded package of music – filled with previously unreleased gems! The 2CD set features a landmark collaboration between John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk – two generations of jazz modern, working here to create some really incredible music! The core of this material is ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Jazzy goodness from Eddie Palmieri – a recent set that shows him still burning strong after a stunning 50 years in Latin music! The arrangements are spare, but extremely creative – well-penned jazz charts that allow Eddie plenty of modern moments on the keys of the piano, but which ... (Latin) read moreCD
Michel Petrucciani —
100 Hearts ... LP Concord, 1984. Used ....
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A collection of work from Otis Redding's classic years at Stax Records – all hand-selected by guitarist Steve Cropper, who played on and produced most of Redding's sessions for the label! The package mixes familiar numbers with some rare alternate tracks too – making it way more than ... (Soul) read moreCD
Dianne Reeves has always stood right on the balance between jazz and soul music – and although some of her more recent efforts have tended towards more of a classic torchy mode, this time around she's right back in the soulful territory we love best! The album's got help from a great array ... (Vocalists) read moreCD
Poncho Sanchez —
La Familia ... CD Concord, 1988. Used ....
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Titles include "Cuidate Compai", "Well You Needn't", "Campechana", "Mambo Pa T", "Let A Woman Be A Woman Let A Man Be A Man", and "Mambo Inn/On Green Dolphin Street". ... (Latin) read moreCD
The best of Carla Thomas – hand-selected by Stax Records labelmate Mable John! The package starts with Carla's earliest work for the label – indeed, some of the earliest material ever issued by Stax – and moves up strongly through the early 70s, a time when Carla was one of the ... (Soul) read moreCD
One of the more laidback sets from Shearing and Torme – and we mean that in a good way! Features a very nice version of "Hi Fly", plus a take on "Oleo" that's a nice surprise – as well as "Stardust", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "What's ... (Vocalists) read moreLP, Vinyl record album