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Sonorama (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s.
Swedish saxophonist Lars Gullin made some amazing records in the 50s and 60s, but most folks have never heard these tracks before – as they represent some lost tapes that are surprisingly great, and which will be a key addition to his catalog! Gullin's baritone is wonderful here – ... CD (Jazz)
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Music You All
Capitol/Dusty Groove, 1971.
Killer work from the same sessions that gave the world Cannonball Adderley's classic Black Messiah album – live material from an extended stretch as the Troubadour club in LA – featuring a very righteous, freewheeling version of Cannonball's group! The lineup features some wonderful ... CD (Jazz)
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MPS (Germany), Late 60s/1970s.
The magic sunshine here is all from the legendary catalog of MPS Records – unusually groovy jazz tracks from the 60s and 70s, all hand-picked by the equally legendary DJ Gilles Peterson! Peterson first turned many ears onto MPS back a few decades ago – with his excellent Talkin Jazz ... CD (Funky Compilations)
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To Muito Na Minha
Continental/Soul Patrol (France), 1971. (reissue)
A funky samba gem from the 70s – the only album we've ever seen from Jorginho Pessanha, and a set that grooves with plenty of bassy percussion – in an all-acoustic mode that's nice and raw! Jorginho's got wonderfully soulful vocals – raspy, with a real charm that totally gets us, ... LP, Vinyl record album (Brazil)
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Hidden Stash
Athens Of The North (UK), Mid 70s.
A huge discovery in funky soul – unreleased tracks that were supposed to form the never-issued third album by Rasputin's Stash – after their classic Devil Made Me Do It for Curtom! The group are the stuff of legend – a heady funk ensemble who grew out of Chicago's Fantastic Epics ... CD (Soul)
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Price You Got To Pay To Be Free
Capitol/Dusty Groove, 1970.
Fantastic work from the massive electric years of the Cannonball Adderley Quintet – one of the group's last records to feature the keyboards of Joe Zawinul – and also one of the heaviest from the time! The set's a double-length gem that presents the group in an open live setting – ... CD (Jazz)
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Lost Myself
Hot Casa (France), 2016.
We already love the music of Florian Pellisier from his excellent albums on the Heavenly Sweetness label – but we're really over the moon with the group here as they work alongside American singer Shola Adisa Farrar! Shola hails from Oakland, but has a globe-spanning sound to her music that ... CD (Vocalists)
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Kent/Mainstream (UK), Early 70s.
A huge array of soul tracks from the Mainstream label – an imprint that was probably best known for its jazz work of the early 70s, and as the launching pad for a few key rock groups – but one who also cut some killer soul tracks in the best New York and Philly styles of the period! ... CD (Soul)
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Crammed (Belgium), 2016. Gatefold
Two powers of the contemporary global scene – coming together in a really amazing way! Percussionist Batida joins the amazing Konono No 1 – adding in some extra rhythms, both live and programmed, to their stunning mix of electrified percussion, likembe, and other instruments – ... CD (Global Grooves)
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WRWTFWW (Italy), 1972. (reissue)
A very cool soundtrack from the great Piero Umiliani – done during a period of great electronic exploration! The record is credited to "Piero Umiliani & I Suoi Oscillatori" – an instrument you can definitely hear at work here – as Piero uses lots of cool keyboard ... LP, Vinyl record album (Soundtracks)
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Dreamer Of Life
Favorite (France), 1976.
A rare smooth 70s set from Hawaii – and a record that's even better musically than it is obscure! Greg Yoder had already won us completely when we flipped the album over and saw that he does a version of Stevie Wonder's "Golden Lady" – alongside really fresh remakes of "M ... CD (Rock)
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Inflamable (France), 2016.
A wonderfully jazzy session from DJ Cam – not the Soulshine album of many years back, but an all-instrumental record that may be one of Cam's warmest in years! There's a great small combo vibe to the record – which features a sextet with lots of great keyboards from Eric Legnini, plus ... LP, Vinyl record album (New Grooves)
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Ils – Original Soundtrack
Born Bad (France), Early 70s. (pic cover, reissue)
A sweet French soundtrack from the start of the 70s – one that's got a really great title track with a heady, bassy sort of vibe! There's a rumbling sound to "Generique Debut" that's totally great – almost in the best funky mode of Jean-Claude Vannier – with bass right ... 7-inch, Vinyl record (Funky 45's)
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Debut/Jeanne Dielman (Italy), 1965. (reissue)
A key early album by Albert Ayler – a mindblowing record even all these many years later, and a key introduction of Ayler's music to the rest of the world! The set begins with a compelling spoken introduction from Albert – really taking the time to introduce himself and his new ... LP, Vinyl record album (Jazz)
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Impro/Sun Records (France), 1977.
Bold, raw live work from Archie Shepp – mostly inside, but played with a heck of a lot of soul and feeling throughout! The set features Archie's quartet with Siegfried Kessler on piano, Cameron Brown on bass and Clifford Jarvis on drums – a really no-nonsense group that's perfect for ... CD (Jazz)
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Motema, 2016.
Drummer Jaimeo Brown returns to the territory of his previous well-received Transcendence album – but shifts the sound slightly here – by mixing in inspiration from older work songs, instead of the gospel elements of the previous set – while creating music that's equally powerful ... CD (Jazz)
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RCA/Expansion (UK), 1977.
An overlooked late 70s moment from the great Garland Green – a set that's quite different than his earlier Chicago soul – thanks to production from Leon Haywood in a sweet west coast mode! The record's got an easygoing vibe that really fits the cover – a mix of mellow and ... CD (Soul)
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Doxy, 1960.
A really unusual performance from the mighty John Coltrane – recorded in Germany in 1960, with an amazing group that features Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums – stepping out from Miles Davis to give Trane a very special groove! These guys give the ... LP, Vinyl record album (Jazz)
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Feeling Good
Mercury/Zeitgeist (UK), 1969.
A really groovy little vocal jazz record – cut by an American singer on the London scene of the late 60s – working here with tight backing from the Laurie Holloway Quartet! Bryony James has this way of going deep with her range that's a bit like Morgana King, but she's also a bit less ... CD (Vocalists)
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Coming To You Live
Columbia (Japan), 1980.
One of Charles Earland's sweet albums from his years at Columbia Records – done in a mode that's much more R&B than his earliest work, but in a style that's still A-OK with us! The groove here is greatly helped out by arrangements from Tom Washington, Weldon Irvine, and Marcus Miller ... CD (Jazz)

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