Bold bass saxophone sounds from the overlooked Helmut Brand – a German player of the postwar years, and one with a sense of tone and texture to rival that of Gerry Mulligan at his west coast best! The work here is all previously unreleased, but shows Brand as one of the key reed innovators ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Dee Dee, Barry, & The Movements —
Soul Hour ... LP MPS/Sonorama (Germany), 1968. New Copy Gatefold ....
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One of the funkiest records ever cut for the mighty MPS label – and a unique session that definitely lives up to the "soul time" promised in the title! The set features a unique combination of American soul vocals and European funky jazz – a hybrid formed in late 60s Germany ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Wonderful lost work from Toby Fichelscher – a German bongo player with a hell of a great ear for an unusual groove – strongly demonstrated here in a set of previously-unreleased recordings! Toby draws plenty from American percussionists of the 50s – and works here in a modern ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Intercity Sound Association —
Philly Sound ... LP Sonorama (Germany), 1975. New Copy (reissue)....
A record that really lives up to its title, given the sweet Philly grooves of the set – a real surprise, given that the album was recorded in Germany! The session's a rare studio project in the early years of the German disco scene – and comes off with the best soulful styles that were ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Sweet sound library funk from Joy Unlimited – an early 70s German combo heard here on their rarest record ever! As with the group's commercial releases, there's a wicked blend of funky jazz and hard-riffing instrumentation – and unlike other records, this one's got an even leaner, ... (Sound Library) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Heinz Kiessling & Peter Jacques —
Q1 ... LP Quadriga/Sonorama (Germany), 1974. New Copy ....
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Rare grooves from the tiny Quadriga sound library – an album that's split between European maestros Heinz Kiessling and Peter Jacques – but which is more than funky enough for two full records! Side one features great work from Kiessling – tunes that bubble along with a funky ... (Sound Library) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Hardly a set of minor meetings at all – given that tenorist Hans Koller works here in the company of a host of great musicians from the late 50s German scene, in a set of tracks that ranks with the best of his long career as a leader! By the time of these sides, Koller was already one of the ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Mario Rusca —
Reaction ... LP Dynia World/Sonorama (Germany), 1974. New Copy ....
One of the greatest records we've ever heard from pianist Mario Rusca – a really open, fluid sort of set – and one that features electric bass in the trio, which really gives things a different sort of vibe! Mario plays acoustic piano throughout, but the use of electric bass (played by ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Gloria Steward —
Jazz For Dancing ... LP Elite Special/Sonorama (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)....
A rare set from Gloria Steward – a singer who seems to be American, but who's recording here in a rare Swiss session from the 60s – with backing from a very groovy small combo! The lineup features some great vibes from Manfred Burzlaff, whose ringing tones make for a slightly different ... (Vocalists) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Third Eye —
Connexion ... LP Ring/Sonorama (Germany), 1977. New Copy (reissue)....
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Wonderfully wild funky jazz from the 70s – played by an obscure group in Germany, and originally only issued as a small-pressing sound library set! The music's way more than you might expect – a tremendous mix of electric and acoustic reeds with some sweet Fender Rhodes lines – ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Amazing music from the legendary Barney Wilen – previously unreleased African recordings, done around the same time as his classic Moshi album! Although Wilen was best known as a hardbop giant in both his later and early years, the late 60s also marked a period of really rich experimentation ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the greatest German jazz guitarists – heard here in some of his grooviest work of the 60s – an amazing batch of material recorded for the art house films of director Hansjurgen Pohland! Zoller already had a modern tone by the time of these recordings – a sublime sound on ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album