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Global Grooves — In Stock

XUnusual grooves from around the globe -- Afro Funk, Bollywood soundtracks, Turkish rock, gamelan, ethnographic/field recordings, sitar sounds, and more!

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✨✧ Kouyate Sory KandiaL'Epopee Du Mandingue Vol 2 ... CD
Editions Bolibana (France), 1970. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Mory KanteAkwaba Beach ... CD
Polydor/Barclay, 1987. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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✨✧ KassavGrands Succes Vol 1 ... CD
GD Productions (France), 1980s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kamal KeilaMuslims & Christians ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), Early 90s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99 30.99
Really wonderful work from the early 90s scene in Khartoum – sounds that have a much more 70s-styled sound than you might expect! That sound is in keeping with Kamal Keila, who was never a mainstream artist at all – and instead made material like this away from the limelight, which ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Soeur Marie KeyrouzCantiques De L'Orient ... CD
Harmonia Mundi (France), 1996. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Marcel KhalifeCaress ... CD
Nagam, 2004. Used ... $3.99 5.99
Marcel Khalide on oud – with Rami Khalide on piano, Peter Herbert on bass, Bachar Khalide on percussion and vibes, and special guest Omar Guey on violin. CD

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Omar KhorshidGiant + Guitar ... LP
Voice Of Lebanon/We Want Sounds (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 32.99
Fantastic work from Omar Khorshid – definitely a giant in the 70s, due to his roles on screen – and a hell of a guitarist here, one working with a really great blend of trippy styles and Lebanese rhythms! There's some great moments on the record that mix eastern grooves with strong ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kid DynamiteSurinam Jazz (one-sided LP) ... LP
Private (Italy), Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99 24.99
A wicked blend of sharp rhythms and soulful tenor sax – pulled together here from recordings that were originally done for Dutch radio in the 50s, and feature a very cool group! Kid Dynamite's got a snakey sound on his saxophone that's very different than both players in a more familiar ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Angelique KidjoParakou ... CD
Open (France), 1989. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Johnny KingIllusions/Modern Slavery/Hard Jam ... 12-inch
Carotte (Trinidad & Tobago), 1987. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light ring impression and a bumped corner.)

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Lord KitchenerMaster & Grandmaster ... LP
Charlie's, 1988. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has lightly bent corners.)

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E Koestyara & Group GapuraSangkala ... LP
Icon, 1985. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
A really fantastic album of small group gamelan music – one that ups the ante from the famous Nonesuch recordings of the 60s and 70s, with an even more transcendant sound! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, and back has an NMDS sticker.)

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KOGZone 6 – Agege ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness/Pura Vida (France), 2022. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
The first-ever solo album from Kweku of Ghana – who you've likely heard as KOG on projects with Nubiyan Twist, Onipa, and others – really sounding great here with a colorful vibe that really fits the image on the cover! The rhythms percolate nicely throughout – lean beats mixed ... read more CD

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KokorokoCould We Be More ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
London's Kokoroko are a group with roots in many traditions and global modes – but they've also got a cohesive jazz-based sensibility that really makes the whole thing come together – and makes their music feel fresh and new, instead of a contemporary take on older modes! There's ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ KokorokoCould We Be More ... LP
Brownswood (UK), 2022. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
London's Kokoroko are a group with roots in many traditions and global modes – but they've also got a cohesive jazz-based sensibility that really makes the whole thing come together – and makes their music feel fresh and new, instead of a contemporary take on older modes! There's ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Could We Be More ... CD 15.99

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Kondi BandWe Famous ... LP
Strut (UK), 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... $22.99 23.99
A really great record from the Kondi Band – one of the few groups who can manage to combine the sound of the kalimba with more contemporary styles – and somehow make the whole thing come off without feeling like a gimmick! Sorie Kondi handles both the thumb piano and lead vocals – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Koto EnsembleKoto The Beatles ... LP
Yupiteru (Japan), 1981. Near Mint- ... $36.99
The Fab Four take a turn to the east – as the Japanese koto ensemble serves up some very cool versions of their music! The group's a quartet of kotos, of differing tunings and strings – working with arrangements by Senichi Saito. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes English liner notes.)

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KristinaOffshore Schoes ... CD
Patois, 2009. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "Cherokee", "Ilu Aye", "Valentin", "59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)", "Take Me To Aruanda", and "Tea In The Sahara". CD
(Cover has a small index sticker on spine and a promo sticker over barcode.)

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✨✧ Kronos QuartetPieces Of Africa ... CD
Elektra/Nonesuch, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Guest musicians include Foday Msua Suso, Hamza El Din, Obo Addy, and Dumisani Maraire. (Out Sound, Global Grooves) CD

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Femi Kuti/Made KutiLegacy + (Stop The Hate/Foreward) ... CD
Partisan, 2021. New Copy 2CD ... $9.99 16.99
Two generations of the Fela Kuti legend work here back to back – in a double length set that features one full album from Fela's son, and another by his grandson! Femi is up first on a set titled Stop The Hate – full-on Afro Funk with plenty of message in the music – the older ... read more CD

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La Grande BleueMusiques Imaginaires De La Mediterranee ... LP
Dizonord (France), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 39.99
A record that really lives up to its title – as the sounds within were created by a number of young musicians in France, but at a level that seeks to conjure up an older Mediterranean mode! The approach is a bit like some of the best experiments on the Crammed Discs label at the time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ladysmith Black MambazoWarner Brothers Collection ... CD
Warner/Rhino, 1980s/1990s. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Le Mystere Des Voix BulgaresLe Mystere Des Voix Bulgares ... CD
Elektra/Nonesuch, 1987. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Felix LebartyLover Boy 83 ... LP
Tabansi (Nigeria), 1983. Very Good- ... $11.99 19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, with a name in pen in back.)

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Byron Lee & DragonairesThis Is Carnival ... LP
Dynamic Sounds, 1976. Very Good+ ... $6.99 11.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Jamaican pressing. Cover has some splitting, razor mark, sticker remnant.)

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Byron Lee & The DragonairesSoca Girl ... LP
Dynamic (Jamaica), 1986. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light corner bends.)

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Ray LemaGaia ... LP
Mango, 1990. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and index sticker.)

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✨✧ Ray LemaKinshasa, Washington DC, Paris (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Celluloid (France), 1984. Used ... $9.99
Includes the Koteja EP. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ray LemaTout Partout ... CD
Buda (France), 1995. Used ... $3.99
... CD

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Les Petits Chanteurs De KengeLife In The Bush – La Vie En Brousse ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $0.99
A strange little ethnographic record on Roulette – featuring a chorus of young female singers running through medleys of various African songs. Titles include "Mama Butidi Bana Bole", "Tu Tu", "Nzeka Nzenzele", "Ele Ele Mamiami", and "Mwana ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, split top and bottom seams, and a few small tears at the opening.)

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Abel LimaRosario ... LP
Abel Lima (France), 1981. Very Good ... $59.99
Features music led by Roland Louis on piano, organ, and keyboards – and titles that include "Anos Passa", "Viva Cabo Verde", "Balente", "Fidjos Qui Bai", and "Di Gui Li Gui Li". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some light peeling of the laminate. Vinyl is nice and clean.)

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Al LirvatBiguines Toubonement ... LP
Disques Debs (Guadeloupe), 1974. Very Good+ ... $18.99
One of the best albums ever from trombonist Al Lirvat – issued on the classic Disques Debs label, and featuring a hip blend of jazz and biguine rhythms – with a small combo that features Emilie Antile on alto, Marcel Louis Joseph on tenor, and Michel Pacquit on piano! (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has unglued top and bottom seams, but is nice overall.)

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Ismael LoIso ... CD
Mango, 1994. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Frank London's Klezmer Brass AllstarsBrotherhood Of Brass ... CD
Piranha, 2002. Used ... $5.99
Tracks include "Slow Hasidic Nign", "Wedding In Crown Heights", "Imayel Ya Khail", "Watts-Hoffman Special", and "Lieberman Funky Freylekhs". CD

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Lord Rhaburn & His ComboDown To Belize ... LP
CES (Belize), 1965. Very Good ... $33.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl has a slightly heated edge that plays just fine but with some tone arm wobble. Labels have some fading. Cover has some wear and aging, splitting in the bottom seam, and a large sticker with an incription in front.)

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Lord SlimSend Back The Shah (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Samtech, Early 80s. Sealed ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Still sealed!)

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Los Gemelos Del SurUna Mentira Piadosa ... LP
Marter/Ibersound (Spain), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover ha some wear and aging, with a small peeled spot at the top left corner.)

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Lionel LouekeIn A Trance ... CD
Ward (Japan), 2006. Used ... $14.99
Tracks include "Gbeto", "Okagbe", "Prayer For Peace", "Fifa", "Beny's Tune","Be-Nin-Bop", and "Nonvignon". (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Baaba MaalMissing You (Mi Yeewnii) ... CD
Mango/Palm, 2001. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Baaba MaalTelevision ... CD
Mango/Palm, 2009. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Sticker over barcode.)

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Agustin MagaldiAlla En El Bajo ... LP
RCA (Argentina), 1940s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s US pressing on Arcano. Vinyl has some cosmetic blemishes on Side 1. Cover has a small peeled spot at the top right corner and spine.)

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Agustin MagaldiLa Voz Sentimental De Buenos Aires ... LP
RCA (Argentina), 1940s. Very Good- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has tape on all sides, aging, surface wear, peel spot colored in by marker.)

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Agustin Magaldi/Pedro NodaLa Voz Sentimental De Buenos Aires ... LP
RCA (Argentina), 1920s/1930s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Uruguayan RCA/Camden pressing.)

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Agustin Magaldi/Pedro NodaMagaldi - Noda Volumen 3 ... LP
RCA (Argentina), 1920s/1930s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s orange label pressing. Cover is still in the plastic outer sleeve, but with wide clear tape holding the seams.)

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Morteza MahjubiSelected Improvisations From Golha Part 1 ... CD
Death Is Not The End, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
Stunning sounds from Iranian pianist Morteza Mahjubi – an artist who tunes his instrument in all these very unique ways – so that the strings and the keys come together in ways that are unlike anything at all you'd hear in the west! At times, the instrument almost feels more like a ... read more CD
Also available Selected Improvisations From Golha Part 1 ... LP 22.99

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Morteza MahjubiSelected Improvisations From Golha Part 1 ... LP
Death Is Not The End, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
Stunning sounds from Iranian pianist Morteza Mahjubi – an artist who tunes his instrument in all these very unique ways – so that the strings and the keys come together in ways that are unlike anything at all you'd hear in the west! At times, the instrument almost feels more like a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Selected Improvisations From Golha Part 1 ... CD 12.99

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Morteza MahjubiSelected Improvisations From Golha Part 2 ... CD
Death Is Not The End, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Stunning sounds from Iranian pianist Morteza Mahjubi – an artist who tunes his instrument in all these very unique ways – so that the strings and the keys come together in ways that are unlike anything at all you'd hear in the west! At times, the instrument almost feels more like a ... read more CD
Also available Selected Improvisations From Golha Part 2 ... LP 22.99

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Morteza MahjubiSelected Improvisations From Golha Part 2 ... LP
Death Is Not The End, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $22.99 26.99
Stunning sounds from Iranian pianist Morteza Mahjubi – an artist who tunes his instrument in all these very unique ways – so that the strings and the keys come together in ways that are unlike anything at all you'd hear in the west! At times, the instrument almost feels more like a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Selected Improvisations From Golha Part 2 ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Mahotella QueensSebai Bai ... CD
Label Bleu (France), 2001. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Miriam MakebaKeep Me In Mind ... CD
Reprise/Strut (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
One of Miriam Makeba's hippest albums of all time – a set that marked the end of her association with Reprise Records, and her fame in the crossover American scene of the 60s – and for good reason, too – as the whole thing's brimming over with much more righteous energy than ever ... read more CD

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Miriam MakebaVoice Of Africa ... LP
RCA, 1964. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A great little early album from Miriam Makeba – featuring trumpet and arrangements by Hugh Masekela, with backings by a small combo that give her a nice South African groove. Most of the tracks retain Miriam's early folksy style – with roosty vocals grooving around some nice jaunty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Dynagroove pressing with deep groove. Cover has light aging and and a bit of pen on the back.)

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Miriam MakebaWorld Of Miriam Makeba ... LP
RCA, 1963. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of Miriam Makeba's first albums released in the US. A hip set with backings by Hugh Masekela, in a mode that's got a nice South African soul groove to it – but which still had enough folksy touches to keep the American crossover audience happy. Titles on that one include "Forbidden ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Dynagroove pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and some discoloration from age.)

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Malawian Madalitso BandWasalala ... LP
Bongo Joe (UK), 2019. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Malawian Madalitso are more of a duo than a band – Yobi Maligwa on babatoni and lead vocals, and Yosefe Kalenkeni on guitar and percussion – both working together with a beautiful sense of tightness and melody! The mix of stringed instruments is great – pulsating with an inherent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MandingoWatto Sitta ... CD
Celluloid, 1984. Used ... $6.99
80s electro Afro grooving from Mandingo – not to be confused with the UK group who recorded electronic exotic albums in the 70s – but one of the New Africa crossover projects on Celluloid, recorded during their brief period of colonial expansion! The group mixes together traditional ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Mandingo feat. Foday Musa Suso & Herbie HancockHarima (original, edit)/Dewgal ... 12-inch
Celluloid, 1984. Sealed (pic cover)... $2.99
From the "Watto Sitta" album, recorded for Celluloid by griot Foday Musa Suso, who plays mostly kora, inaddition to a variety of other percussion instruments. As you might expect from an 80s Laswell production there's some electro touches and Herbie Hancock guesting on keys, but for the ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Sealed copy!)

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Mandolin OrchestraSpanish Favorite ... LP
Period, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some writing in pen and a small split in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Kante Manfila & Balla KallaKankan Blues ... CD
Popular African Music (Germany), 1987. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Intimate recordings from some of the biggest names in modern Guinean music! The session, recorded a nightclub still undergoing construction in Kankan, Guinea is built around the fluid electric guitar of Kante Manfila – best known for his stint in Les Ambassadeurs du Motel – but the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Sam MangwanaAladji ... CD
Shanachie, 1989. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Aladji ... LP 5.99

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Sam MangwanaAladji ... LP
Shanachie, 1989. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)
Also available Aladji ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks UnlimitedCorruption ... LP
Mango, 1989. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and an index label over the barcode.)

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Alberto Marino/Hector Maure/Alberto Moran/Miguel MonteroCuatro Voces De Tango ... LP
EMI, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Uruguayan pressing, in a plain cover with both cover slicks.)

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Wasiu Ayinde MarshalFuji Collections ... LP
Omo Aje (Nigeria), 1991. Very Good ... $11.99 39.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some stains and flaking at the back panel.)

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Hugh MasekelaColonial Man ... LP
Casablanca, 1976. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A later album from Hugh Masekela – but still plenty darn hip, way more so than most of the other artists on the Casablanca label at the time! Hugh's South African groove is still very firmly in place here – mixed with a slightly warmer LA soul sound, but expanded with loads of great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Hugh MasekelaGrazing In The Grass – The Best Of Hugh Masekela ... CD
Columbia, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
14 tracks including "Grazing In The Grass", "Khauleza", "Market Place", "Strawberries", "Thanayi", and "Bring Him Back Home". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Mashabe BandMandela ... LP
Zambia Music Parlour/Sharp Flat (Netherlands), 1987. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 34.99
80s work from the Mashabe Band – a group who recorded for the same label that gave the world Ngozi Family and Witch during the Zamrock years, but who sound here like a much more traditional act overall! The music has long-flowing rhythms that come as much from the guitars in the lineup as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 copies!)

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Master Musicians Of JajoukaPrimal Energy – That Is The Music & Ritual Of Jajouka, Morocco ... LP
Adelphi, 1974. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $34.99
An excellent recording of the Master Musicians Of Jajouka – one to rival the earlier album recorded by Brian Jones for Apple Records! The on-site recording captures the music perfectly – an other-worldly blend of percussion and reed instruments with a droning and rhythmically intense ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an index label at the top right corner in back.)

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MatataFeelin' Funky ... CD
President (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Funky soul, but with deeper roots too – a killer set from Matata – a group from Kenya, but one who arrived on the London scene in the 70s – where their blend of African roots and American soul really took the group by storm! There's a fantastic influence here from James Brown ... read more CD

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✨✧ Pat Matshikiza with Kippie MoketsiSikiza Matshikiza ... LP
Sun/We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
Really creative work from the South African scene of the 70s – a jazz record, but one that was done at that moment when musicians on the scene were throwing so many other great elements into the mix as well – really moving past any conventions in standard jazz, to create some very ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Irene MawelaBest Of The SABC Years – 22 Rare Recordings From The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation Archives – 1982 to 1988 ... CD
Umsakazo (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy ... $14.99
Rare work from the lovely Irene Mawela – material that the South African singer recorded for the SABC sound library in the 80s, none of it commercially available at the time! Yet despite that fact, this is material that can go head to head with some of the best SA soul of the time – ... read more CD

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Tete MbambisaTete's Big Sound (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Gallo/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 36.99
A brilliant little record from South African pianist Tete Mbambisa – one that definitely lives up to the "big sound" promised in the title – as Tete leads a group of fantastic players on these long, groovy tracks that are overflowing with soul! There's a warmth to the record ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Syran MbenzaSymbiose ... CD
Hysa, 1991. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Hany MehannaMusic For Airplanes – A Collection Of Instrumental Showpieces & Scores For Egyptian Films & TV Series 1973 to 1980 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Souma (Netherlands), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $47.99 49.99
A really weird and wonderful collection of work – hardly the airplane music you'd guess from the title, and certainly not in the territory of Brian Eno's Music For Airports – but instead some obscure sound library material from the 70s scene in Egypt! There's a mix of modern and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great heavy vinyl pressing – with liner notes too!)

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Getatchew MekuryaEthiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 5 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Buda/L'Arome (France), 1972. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A special vinyl release of one of the most striking volumes of the legendary Ethiopiques series – a set that focuses on the mad saxophone work of Getachew Makurya! The recordings on this collection are all from 1972 – and they feature the deep-toned Mekurya blowing in a strange and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mendes BrothersTorri Di Control ... CD
Mendes Brothers/Vidisco, 1996. Used ... $0.99 8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Hailu MergiaHailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument – Shemonmuanaye ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, Mid 80s. Sealed 2LP ... $19.99
An incredible blend of sounds and styles – and one of the most enigmatic albums we've ever heard from the Ethiopian scene! Hailu Mergia plays alone here – but uses lots of overdubbing to layer together Fender Rhodes, accordion solos, and a rhythm machine – all mixed up in ways ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Hailu MergiaYene Mircha ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 2020. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A great new recording from Hailu Mergia – the Ethiopian keyboardist who's given us some great records over the years! This set has Hailu working on both of his strengths – using keyboards in the lead on some tracks, accordion on others – plus a bit of melodica, and just a slight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve and download code.)

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✨✧ Hailu Mergia & The WaliasTche Belew (with download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1977. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
An amazing organ player from the Ethiopian scene – one whose work here easily rivals that of Mulatu and some of the best artists on the Ethiopiques series! Hailu Mergi has plenty of jazz in his approach – not just on his own keyboard lines, but also in the way he lets the group members ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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✨✧ Hailu Mergia & The WaliasTezeta ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Maybe the greatest record we've ever heard from Ethio keyboard legend Hailu Mergia – a sweet set of jazz recorded in the mid 70s, with a vibe that still sounds fantastic after all these years! The groove here is the sort that so many other contemporary groups have been picking up on recent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gratien MidonetCosmic Poet From Martinique 1979 to 1989 ... LP
Time Capsule (UK), 1980s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
A record with a very evocative title, and a sound that's even more so than you'd guess – definitely cosmic, way more than poetry, and filled with rhythms from the native scene of Gratien Midonet! The music was recorded in France, as part of that great cultural criss-crossing that happened in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mighty DukeIn These Times ... LP
Strakers, 1985. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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Mighty SparrowGreatest ... LP
Jet Age/Charlie's (Barbados), 1983. Near Mint- ... $4.99 6.99
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(US pressing.)

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Mighty SparrowMr Herbert/Simpson ... 7-inch
Kalypso (UK), 1961. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Mighty SparrowSings True Life Stories Of Passion, People & Politics ... LP
Scepter, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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(Orange label "stereomonic" Mace pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Mighty TriniArtificial ... LP
JW, 1990. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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Bala Miller & The Great Music Pirameeds Of AfricaPyramids ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
Bala Miller's got a great pan-African group here – one that's more from the western side of the scene, despite the pyramids mentioned in their name – with players hailing from Ghana, Nigeria, and Cameroon – all coming together in a mighty righteous style! The music is fairly ... read more CD

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Lloyd MillerLifetime In Oriental Jazz ... LP
Jazzman (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
They definitely got the title right on this one – as jazz musician Lloyd Miller spent his lifetime recording in more unusual, exotic variations of his genre – often at a level that's kept him in relatively obscure territory over the decades! Yet its that obscurity that also really ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2019 pressing.)

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Harry MinassianExciting Moods Of The Middle East ... LP
Mastertone, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Cover has a small sticker spot and a partially split top seam.)

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✨✧ Daniel Owino Misiani & Shirati BandBenga Blast! ... LP
Earthworks/Virgin, 1980s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A nice compilation of Kenyan Afro-pop on the Earthworks label, collecting the work of Daniel Owino Misiani. The overall sound is song oriented, as opposed to the more groove oriented Afrobeat style, and featues chubby bouncing basslines with bright guitar lines over top and harmony vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, promo stamp, Play It Say It sticker in front, and an index label in back.)

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Mnogaja Leta QuartetKumbaya ... LP
Rusty (Italy), 1973. Very Good ... $9.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface and edge wear.)

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MogollarAnatolian Sun Part 2 ... LP
Night Dreamer (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $16.99 29.99
Mogollar are a legendary group in Turkish music – formed in the 60s, with a mission to explore psychedelic impulses amidst more traditional instrumentation – and all these many years later, the combo is still going strong, and with a sound that still beats most of the groups they ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MombasaAfrican Rhythms & Blues 2 ... CD
Spiegelei/Sonorama (Germany), 1976. New Copy ... $9.99 19.99
The second album from Mombasa – and possibly even better than the first! The group have really come into their own by the time of this date – mixing together jazz and African roots with a sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of – quite unique in its approach to rhythms, ... read more CD

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Mariano MoresMelodias En Noche Con Mariano Mores Y Su Sexteto Romantico Vol 10 ... LP
Odeon (Argentina), 1960s. Good ... $2.99
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(Vinyl has a number of light marks and plays with some crackle and the occasional pop. Cover has some wear and aging, split seams, and is lightly bent at the front panel.)

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Mariano MoresNew Argentine Tango ... LP
Discos Latin International, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $6.99 9.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has aging and light wear.)

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Harry MoscoCountry Boy ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
Sweet grooves from Harry Mosco – once the leader of The Funkees, but stepping out here with some wicked work from the London scene at the end of the 70s! The album's got a snapping electric vibe – sometimes clubby, but with more of a funk feel overall – thanks to some heavy ... read more CD

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✨✧ McCoy MrubataFirebird – Jive Jazz Collection Vol 2 ... LP
Jive, 1989. Near Mint- ... $4.99
With Mrubata on alto and tenor; Victor Masondo and Bakithi Khumalo on bass; Phillip Meintjies, Vusi Khumalo, and Frank Pako on drums; Jabu Nkosi, Paul Hamner, and Dumisani Ngobeni on sythms; Francis Fuster on percussion; and Johnny Chonco, Lawrence Matshiza, and Menatso Mathole on guitar. (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Tshala MuanaSoukous Siren ... CD
Shanachie, 1991. Used ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Mulatu & OthersEthiopian Modern Instrumentals Hits (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
L'Arome/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 29.99
Mad grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – featuring work by the enigmatic Mulatu, plus some of the other extra-cool artists on that country's groundbreaking soul and funk scene! Mulatu plays Fender Rhodes and organ on his tracks – grooving with a slow, snakey approach that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mulatu Astatke Featuring Fekade Amde MaskalEthio Jazz (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1970s. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 29.99
Mad funk from Ethiopia – classic work by the legendary Mulatu, one of Africa's heaviest artists of the 70s! Mulatu's been kind of a beathead secret for years – as most of his exotic grooves were never issued properly outside of Africa, and have only been the province of collectors who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Musi O TunyaGive Love To Your Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
Searing sounds from 70s Zambia – from one of the hippest, funkiest, most sharp-edged groups on the scene! This sweet little set may well be the best album ever from Musi O Tunya – a perfect fusion of funky roots with lots of Afro Soul touches, and a wicked approach to the guitar that ... read more CD

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Music MakersSounds Of Music By The Music Makers – Vol 3 ... LP
TYC (Nigeria), 1976. Very Good ... $14.99 24.99
Led by Kayode Fashola. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear, bent corners, and some writing in pen on front and back.)
 
 



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