Get ready to discover a whole new world of disco you've never heard before – South Korean grooves from the late 70s, courtesy of the lovely Hee Sisters – a soulful trio to match the best American female dancefloor acts of the time! The Hee Sisters sing predominantly in Korean, and work ... (Soul) read moreCD
Compelling work from Caroline Henderson – a singer who's definitely got her own voice – or more appropriately, a range of different voices that change things up here from track to track! At some level, Henderson comes from an older, torchier style of jazz – but at another, more ... (Neo Soul) read moreCD
Funky fusion doesn't get any funkier than this – and the album's one of the greatest 70s recordings by jazz funk trumpeter Eddie Henderson! The album's got a harder edge than a lot of Eddie's other records of the decade – razor sharp rhythms crackling away underneath a sublime space-hea ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A stone killer from the early Blue Note years of tenorist Joe Henderson – a key example of why the label had so much faith in him right from the start, and why Henderson's horn was quite different than so many other players of the 60s! There's a sharp edge here, but there's also a soulful ... (Jazz) read moreCD
One of Joe Henderson's first true moments of greatness – a landmark session recorded with a quintet that includes Kenny Dorham on trumpet, McCoy Tyner on piano, Butch Warren on bass, and Pete LaRoca on drums! LaRoca's very free on the drum kit, and gives the set a rhythmic looseness that's a ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Late work from the tenor legend Joe Henderson – his last album for Verve – leading an impeccable core combo and guests through the Gershwins' classic Porgy & Bess! The players including Jon Scofield on guitars, Tommy Flanagan on piano, Stefon Harris on vibes, Dave Holland on bass, ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Not experienced? Well, this album will help push you over the top – as it's done for decades of listeners from the heyday of young Jimi Hendrix all the way up to the present! The set's a classic through and through – a blueprint not just for the genius of Hendrix, but for generations ... (Rock) read moreCD
Jimi's legendary live recordings for BBC radio and television – live studio sessions from 1967 to 1969 – remastered from BBC tapes and sounding incredible! Most of the tracks feature the trio of Hendrix, Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell at their fiery best, on classics like "Foxey ... (Rock) read moreCD
One of the most unlikely of success stories in the long string of posthumous Jimi Hendrix releases – a "new" album of studio recordings from Jimi that actually hits the mark. Billed as an unreleased album, the material has popped up on releases from time to time, but the new mixes ... (Rock) read moreCD
Luiz Henrique & Walter Wanderley —
Popcorn ... CD Verve (Japan), 1969. Used ...
An excellent collaboration between two of Verve's best Brazilian artists of the late 60s – the groovy organist Walter Wanderley, and the breezy breathy vocalist Luiz Henrique! The set is a perfect example of the way that Verve took bossa playing and gave it a groovy production twist – ... (Brazil) read moreCD
A smoker of a set from Nicole Henry – and a great new setting for the vocalist, too! Nicole's always been one hell of a soulful jazz singer – and this time around, she shows that even more strongly by working in a mode that's rich in sounds from 70s soul music – not just the mix ... (Vocalists) read moreCD
Nicole Henry's a hell of a great singer – a vocalist with talents equally well-tuned to jazz and soul styles, both of which are balanced nicely in this set! The album's got a hip small combo sort of feel – mostly piano trio instrumentation, with a bit of guitar or keyboards at times ... (Vocalists) read moreCD
Ken Hensley & Live Fire —
Live!! ... CD Hear No Evil/Cherry Red (UK), 2013. Used 2 CDs ...
Ex Uriah Heep. (Rock) CD
Ken Hensley & Live Fire —
Trouble ... CD Hear No Evil/Cherry Red (UK), 2013. Used ...
Great work from Woody – not as funky as some of his other 70s albums, but still a really excellent album with a much better sound than you'd expect! The group's filled with young hip players – most of whom we don't know, but who play with a lot of soul – and even Woody's pretty ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Patrick Hernandez looks a bit silly on the cover here – almost like some 70s reject for the role of Doctor Who – but the album's got a tight disco groove that's right in keeping with his other work from the time, and with the French club scene from which he sprang! Some of the best ... (Soul) read moreCD
The best set yet from Atlanta singer Heston – whose warm, emotive voice and timelessly crafted style has long put him in the upper tier of independent soul artists for the better part of decade leading up to this excellent album! The songs are are supremely catchy and brilliantly draw from ... (Neo Soul) read moreCD
Vocalist Al Hibbler gets some of the coolest backings of his career – some great arrangements from the young Gerald Wilson, who makes the music swing in ways that Al never got back in the 50s! The tune's got a sharp, soulful sparkle that really comes from Wilson's great charts – ... (Vocalists) read moreCD
Two lost groovers from the mid 60s jazz catalog of Atlantic Records! Soulero is a very groovy session of piano trio material, recorded in Chicago by the city's "great white hope" of the 60s: pianist Eddie Higgins. The set was recorded for the Dunwich production group (who gave the ... (Jazz) read moreCD
One of the most dynamic albums that Andrew Hill ever cut for Blue Note – a record of long tracks, played by a largeish group who seem perfectly suited to Hill's most creative musical ideas! There's an approach here that almost predates some of the more righteous soul jazz ensemble sides of ... (Jazz) read moreCD
(BMG Direct pressing.)
Andrew Hill —
Dusk ... CD Palmetto, 2000. Used ...
A classic "new thing" album recorded with the cream of Blue Note's avant 60s players – like Eric Dolphy, Joe Henderson, and Tony Williams – standing out with Hill as some of the most adventurous players for the label at the time! The album's awash with jagged piano likes from ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A classic deep soul set from ZZ Hill – done for the Mankind label, with production from Jerry "Swamp Dogg" Williams and Quin Ivy – recorded down at Muscle Shoals, with a sound that's one of the best that Hill ever received! There's a rootsy, personal feel to most of the ... (Soul) read moreCD
Rare work from female pianist Jutta Hipp – an artist who's probably known to most for her Blue Note sessions of the 50s, but who's heard here on some German recordings from younger years! Most of the material is live, but well-recorded – and even at this point, Hipp's touch on the ... (Jazz) read moreCD
One of the few American albums by Jutta Hipp – a key figure in the German jazz scene of the postwar years, recording here at the Hickory House in New York! The album's a trio date, but it's got more than enough modern energy to warrant inclusion in the Blue Note 1500 series of the 50s – ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Forget the stupid name – because this is a great set! The album was recorded in Germany during the mid 90s, but with a very groovy feel that sounds like some of the classic Verve and Blue Note sides from the 60's! There's a cool vibes/piano sound, and some of the cuts have guest vocals by ... (Jazz) read moreCD