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Yannis MarkopoulosBest Of Yannis Markopoulos – 14 Great Instrumentals ... CD
Anode (Greece), 1970s. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Hugh MasekelaHugh Masekela's Next Album ... LP
MGM, 1966. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of Hugh's more poppy efforts, but still a nice batch of instrumentals with a good Afro soul groove to them, and the jaunty trumpet sound that was Hugh's stock in trade at the time. Tracks include "Actin' Like A Fool", "If I Needed Someone", "Sounds Of Silence", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing. Includes MGM inner sleeve. Cover has light wear, yellowing from age, some splitting in the bottom seam, and is bent a bit at the top right corner.)

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Grandmaster MaseseGrandmaster Masese ... LP
Dagoretti, 2023. New Copy ... $18.99 24.99
A contemporary artist, but working here on a very ancient instrument – the Kenyan obokano, which is a large eight-stringed instrument that brings out these bassy tones that are completely unique – blended here with a second version of the instrument, plus fuzzy guitar, bass, and other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MatataIndependence ... LP
Makossa, 1974. Near Mint- ... $28.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(UK reissue pressing, on President.)

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Maxwell Street Klezmer BandSweet Early Years/Zisse Kinder Yorn ... CD
Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, 1992. Used ... $0.99 2.99
... CD

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✨✧ Tete MbambisaAfrican Day ... LP
As Shams (South Africa), Mid 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $35.99 39.99
Never-issued material from the legendary South African pianist Tete Mbambisa – all recorded in the mid 70s, right around the time of Tete's classic albums! The double-length set is a treasure trove of soulful SA jazz expression – and tunes move between slightly funky numbers to others ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Prince Nico MbargaAki Special ... CD
Rounder, 1977. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Charif MegarbaneMarzipan ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), 2023. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
A cool contemporary set from Beirut producer Charif Megarbane – a set served up in a style he bills as "Lebrary" – which is a combination of Lebanese elements with a classic sound library aesthetic! The tunes here are short, funky, and colorful – and almost feel like ... read more CD

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Mendes & MendesMendes & Mendes ... LP
Brandao/Sabura (Portugal), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 39.99
A set that was originally issued in Portugal, but which carries forth a strong quality of Cape Verdean rhythms – which are then inflected with some nice currents of European funk! Instrumentation is electric, with lots of great keyboards and guitar lines – and although the lyrics aren't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hailu MergiaPioneer Works Swing – Live ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 2023. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
A wonderful live set – and one that really reflects the rebirth of a legend! Ethiopian keyboardist Hailu Mergia cut some fantastic records back in the day, but had spent years driving a cab in Washington, DC – before the reissue of some of his older gems led the musician to come back ... read more CD

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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 ... $18.99 20.98
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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Mighty SparrowOutcast ... LP
National/Think (Japan), 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99 46.99
A calypso set, but not the sort that you'd know from big crossover records of the late 50s – as the Mighty Sparrow works here with that jazzy blend of horns and rootsy rhythms that kept a strong edge in his music, and made his sounds as important on the pre-reggae scene in London as they were ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Excellent Japanese pressing – much better vinyl than the original!)

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Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee & The DragonairesNo Money No Love (aka Sparrow Meets The Dragon) ... CD
Dressed To Kill (UK), 1969. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)

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Bala Miller & The Great Music Pirameeds Of AfricaPyramids ... LP
Afrodisia (Nigeria), 1979. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(2016 EU reissue on PMG. Includes the heavy inner sleeve.)

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DO Misiani & Shirati JazzKing Of History – Classic 1970s Benga Beats From Kenya ... CD
Sterns, 1970s. Used ... $18.99
DO Misiani and his Shirati Jazz band at their 70s peak – wiry, catchy guitars and passionate vocals melding in hypnotic songs and performances that came to define the Kenyan benga sound in the 70s! Misiani and Shirati Jazz were the first stars of the style, and this collection from Sterns ... read more CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)

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Kifu Mitsuhashi with Yamaya KiyoshiShakuhachi – Ballads Of The Mountain ... LP
Columbia/Lawson (Japan), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $39.99 49.99
Really cool work on shakuhachi – and a set that's way more than just the ballads you might expect from the title! Japanese reed player Kifu Mitsuhashi definitely uses some older modes here, and begins the set as such – but as the record moves on, more contemporary instrumentation comes ... (Japanese, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Special Japan Record Day Release – with obi!)

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Hugo MoolenaarMocko Jumbie EP ... LP
Frederiksberg, Mid 80s. New Copy ... $29.99 44.99
Mocko Jumbie is an unusual skill – a the word stands for stilt dancing at carnival time – something that Hugo Moolenaar could do very well, as you'll see on the cover – although he's even better here on record in a musical mode! The EP brings together four of the best tracks from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Antonio MouraoOuvi-te Cantar ... LP
Decca (Portugal), 1973. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Flipback cover has minimal wear and is nice overall.)

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Mujigae QuintetShe's So Cool ... LP
Shinsegye/Cobra Rose (South Korea), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 34.99
A wild little record from the Korean scene of the 70s – served up by a band of boys (and one gal), but not the sort of boy band that you'd hear in contemporary K-Pop! Instead, there's a heady, growling sort of groove to the whole record – not entirely hard rock, but touched with an ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice heavy pressing, with obi!)

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Ephat Mujuru & Spirit Of The PeopleMbavaira ... LP
Zimbabwe/Awesome Tapes From Africa, Early 1980s. Sealed ... $9.99
A set from the 80s, but a record with a very timeless feel – as Ephat Mujuru plays mbira here with a group that's heavy on percussion, and which features all these wonderful vocal refrains alongside the lead! The mbira is never buried in fuller instrumentation – and instead, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mulatu & OthersEthiopian Modern Instrumentals Hits ... LP
Amha (Ethiopia), Late 1960s/Early 1970s. Near Mint- ... $39.99
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
(Early 00s French L'Arome reissue.)

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✨✧ Mulatu Astatke Featuring Fekade Amde MaskalEthio Jazz (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1970s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 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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Mulatu Astatke Featuring Fekade Amde MaskalEthio Jazz (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
L'Arome/P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99 24.99
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 CD

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Foday Musa SusoJali Kunda – Griots Of West Africa & Beyond ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1997. Used ... $6.99
Features Bill Laswell, Philip Glass, Pharoah Sanders, Mandingo, and others. CD

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Sabah Habas Mustapha & The Jugala All StarsSo La Li ... CD
Omnium, 2000. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Crease and punch through through traycard artwork. Booklet and CD have radio call letters in marker.)

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✨✧ Muungano National ChoirMissa Luba – An African Mass – 10 Kenyan Folk Melodies ... CD
Decca, 1990. Used ... $2.99
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Narg Funk MachineBlack Beat Disco ... LP
Coconut/Dig This Way (Italy), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 39.99
Four killer tracks from Narg Funk Machine – a group whose first name stands for Nigerian Army Rhythm Group! Despite that name, though, there's nothing military about the set – as the grooves have this loose, fluid quality that's totally wonderful – as skittish as rootsier styles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nass El GhiwaneNass El Ghiwane (1974) ... LP
Sudiphone, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Warmly hypnotic work from this great Moroccan group – a set of long tracks that mix together percussion, acoustic strings, and chanted vocals – all swirling together with a vibe that's as spiritual as it is timeless! The set was recorded in the 70s, but the only aspect of that decade ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Youssou N'DourRokku Mi Rokka ... CD
Nonesuch, 2007. Used ... $1.99 2.99
... CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)

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Negarit BandOrigins ... CD
Buda (France), 2023. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A really great set of Ethio jazz from this contemporary combo – one who draw inspiration from the golden years of the 70s, but who bring plenty of individual twists to the music of their own! There's a lean, focused style here that's totally great – and an emphasis on jazz ... read more CD

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NelembeBourgeois ... LP
Jazzego (France), 2024. New Copy ... $31.99 36.99
A compelling take on Afrobeat modes – served up by a group who mix lots of beats and keyboards in with live production, then serve up a leaner style on the classic mode! There's still plenty of horns in the lineup, and two singers who give the music some focus too – but the core energy ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Hawaiian BandHawaii's Greatest Hits ... LP
Decca, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
(Now Sound, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi. Cover has light aging.)

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Ngozi FamilyDay Of Judgement (with download) ... LP
Now Again, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.99
Some of the heaviest work to come from the African scene of the 70s – the initial offering of the Ngozi Family – a group who clearly take strong inspiration from the Cream years of the UK scene, but who also come across with a grittier, punkier vibe overall – thanks to lean, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Helen NkumeHelen Nkume & Her Young Timers Band ... LP
Dig This Way (Italy), Late 1970s. New Copy ... $34.99 39.99
Four long tracks from Nigerian singer Helen Nkume – set to grooves that almost have a psychedelic approach to funk! It may be the production as much as the instrumentation, but the basslines and percussion have this way of muddily mixing together, which creates a brooding vibe that's then ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Nomade OrchestraEntreMundos ... CD
Far Out (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
A second great set from Nomade Orchestra – a Brazilian group who bring a trans-global approach to jazz-based instrumentation – with a resulting sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of! These guys aren't in the usual Brazilian groove, and they're also not like some of the Afro ... read more CD

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✨✧ Nomade OrchestraNomade Orchestra ... CD
Far Out (Brazil), 2016. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
A Brazilian group, but one who play with a wonderfully spiritual sound – with currents of jazz that take us back to the early 70s years of Strata East and Impulse Records, but given perhaps a bit more of a contemporary twist! The large lineup definitely lives up to the orchestra in their ... read more CD

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Oduor NyagwenoWhere I Go – I Am There ... LP
Dagoretti, 2017. New Copy ... $18.99 24.90
A very cool recording, done in Kenya on a cell phone in contemporary years – but one that comes across with a very timely vibe, given that Oduor Nyagweno is one of the last living masters of his craft! That craft is his handling of the nyatiti instrument – an eight stringed smallish ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rim Kwaku Obeng & The BelieversToo Tough/I'm Not Going To Let You ... CD
Sum Sum/BBE (UK), 1983. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Wonderfully groovy work from Rim Kwaku Obeng – an artist with African roots, but working here in the San Francisco scene of the early 80s – where he's clearly picked up a very international vibe in his music! Rim definitely plays some traditional percussion on the tracks, but there's ... read more CD
Also available Too Tough/I'm Not Going To Let You ... LP 22.99

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Rim Kwaku Obeng & The BelieversToo Tough/I'm Not Going To Let You ... LP
Sum Sum/BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 29.99
Wonderfully groovy work from Rim Kwaku Obeng – an artist with African roots, but working here in the San Francisco scene of the early 80s – where he's clearly picked up a very international vibe in his music! Rim definitely plays some traditional percussion on the tracks, but there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Too Tough/I'm Not Going To Let You ... CD 9.99

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OdisseyPa Flipe ... LP
NJA/New Dawn (Netherlands), 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 34.99
An obscure set of zouk from the glory days of the genre – but one that's also cut in a style that's nice and lean, and maybe a bit more down to earth than some of the more commercial zouk records of the time! All the best elements are still in place here – rhythms that draw plenty from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Okukuseku International Band Of GhanaTake Time ... LP
RAS (Nigeria), 1982. Fair ... $3.99
Led by Chief Sammy Kofi. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear, aging, drip stains on back, stapled edges, and flaky rips on the opening.)

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Victor OlaiyaVictor Olaiya's All Stars Soul International ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1970. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
Massive work from this funky Nigerian cat – a set that offers up a key mix of James Brown funk and home-grown elements – all in a blend that's totally unique! The 1970 album mixes together equal parts African highlife and American soul – making for a style that's heavy one minute ... read more CD

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Olumo SoundzUN (United Nonsense) ... LP
Believe International (UK), 2023. New Copy ... $22.99 25.99
The title structure hear hearkens back to some of the anagram puns that Fela Kuti used to twist the political knife back in the day – and Olumo Soundz have definitely inherited some of the spirit of that scene! Yet the group also have a different sort of vibe, in part because a number of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ondigui & Bota Tabansi InternationalEwondo Rhythm (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 26.98
A great combination of Congo grooves and Nigerian 70s – served up here by vocalist Ondigui and his Bota Tabansi ensemble! Ondigui already has a fantastic sound himself – this vocal range and ability to inflect his notes that has the singer cascading up and down the spectrum – in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John OndoloHypnotic Guitar Of John Ondolo ... LP
Mississippi, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $16.99 20.98
The title here is certainly well-put, as the guitar of John Ondolo is every bit as hypnotic as any of the more adventurous musicians we've loved over the years – and that would include the work of artists like Sandy Bull or Peter Walker! As with both of them, Ondolo has a way of using ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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William OnyeaborWho Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 (3LP set) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3 LPs Gatefold ... $31.99 34.99
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard before – the rightly legendary musical legacy of William Onyeabor, one of the most enigmatic talents to come from the African scene of the 70s! The work here is all plenty darn funky, but it's also very different from familiar Afro Funk too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Opambuo Internation Band Of GhanaOdo Yewu Special ... LP
OIR (Ivory Coast), Early 1980s. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has aging, wear, and stapled edges.)

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Orchestra BaobabMade In Dakar ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 2008. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print, marker through slipcase barcode.)

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✨✧ Orchestre National De BarbesOrchestre National De Barbes En Concert ... CD
Tinder, 1998. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Alhaji Waziri OshomahAlhaji Waziri Oshomah Vol 1 to 5 – 1978 to 1984 (5LP set) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 5LPs ... $79.99 112.99
A huge package of work that finally brings the rare Nigerian albums of Alhaji Waziri Oshomah to a much larger global audience – all beautifully brought together with a booklet that pays tribute to Oshomah, with contributions from his family – and sound quality that's a heck of a lot ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ OsibisaOsibirock ... LP
Warner, 1974. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A big crossover hit for Osibisa – a record that has the group softening up their groove slightly from the heady days of the Roger Dean album covers, yet still retaining enough Afro Funk to keep things interesting! If anything, the rhythms here are a bit pan-global – sometimes hard and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge & surface wear, small sticker, split seam spots on all sides.)

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OsibisaOsibisa/Woyaya ... CD
Decca/BGO (UK), 1971. New Copy 2 CDs ... $14.99 19.98
Heavy-jamming Afro Funk from Osibisa – the group's first 2 albums, back to back in one 2 CD package! Osibisa were one of the most popular Afro Funk groups of their generation – with a globe-spanning influence that made them as well-received over here in the US as they were in their ... read more CD

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Eji OyewaleCharity Begins At Home ... CD
EMI/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
No charity needed here – as reedman Eji Oyewole's got a wealth of talent on his own! Eji's a musician with roots in the 60s Nigerian scene, but left to follow a personal path through Europe and the US, where he picked up some wonderfully funky styles which are then brought home to create ... read more CD
Also available Charity Begins At Home (180 gram pressing) ... LP 27.99

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Eji OyewaleCharity Begins At Home (180 gram pressing) ... LP
EMI/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $27.99
No charity needed here – as reedman Eji Oyewole's got a wealth of talent on his own! Eji's a musician with roots in the 60s Nigerian scene, but left to follow a personal path through Europe and the US, where he picked up some wonderfully funky styles which are then brought home to create ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Charity Begins At Home ... CD 9.99

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Mustafa OzkentGenclik Ile Elele (Hand In Hand With Youth) ... LP
Jackpot, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 22.99
Insane grooves from arranger Mustafa Ozkent – an artist who was to Turkey what Lalo Schifrin was to the US in the 70s! Like Lalo, Mustafa had a great ear for mixing funkier rhythms and fuller orchestrations – often with odd instrumental twists and turns that bubble over with a fair bit ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Genclik Ile Elele (Hand In Hand With Youth) ... LP 29.99

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✨✧ Mustafa OzkentGenclik Ile Elele (Hand In Hand With Youth) ... LP
Evren (Turkey), 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
Insane grooves from arranger Mustafa Ozkent – an artist who was to Turkey what Lalo Schifrin was to the US in the 70s! Like Lalo, Mustafa had a great ear for mixing funkier rhythms and fuller orchestrations – often with odd instrumental twists and turns that bubble over with a fair bit ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Finders Keepers UK reissue.)
Also available Genclik Ile Elele (Hand In Hand With Youth) ... LP 20.99

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Pan Am Jet North Stars SteelbandSouvenirs In Steel ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
One of the earliest mainstream steel band records issued in the US – by a group sponsored by Pan Am Airlines! LP, Vinyl record album
(A very cool package – in a die-cut cover, with a booklet inside!)

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PanbersIndonesian City Sound – Panbers Psychedelic Rock & Funk 1971 to 1974 ... LP
Elevation (Netherlands), Early 1970s. New Copy ... $31.99 38.99
A very cool group, and one who are every bit as groovy as they look on the cover – a hip early 70s Indonesian quartet, and one who mix together equal parts rock and funk – but all with a very trippy sound throughout! These guys are incredible – an under-discovered group who've ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Anuradha PaudwalAartiyan Vol 2 ... CD
Super Cassettes Industries Limited (India), 1996. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Luis PerezIpan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... CD
Issste/Mr Bongo (UK), 1981. New Copy ... $9.99 11.98
A wonderfully hard-to-categorize album from the start of the 80s – a Mexican record that mixes folkloric roots with electronic instrumentation – but all in a way that sounds much more ancient than you'd expect for the time! The fusion of modes here is wonderful – almost at a ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ Paolo PetrellaCumbia Luciana ... LP
La Scimmia (France), 2023. New Copy ... $25.99 28.99
A record with a vibe that's very much its own – a fresh take on Cumbia that includes some of the key elements of the older version of the music, but with a style that's maybe a bit more compact, and slightly more intimate too! Most tracks have plenty of guitar, used with lots of fuzz and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Phupho L'Ka BikoAzania EP ... LP
We Are Busy Bodies (Canada), 2023. New Copy ... $28.99 30.99
A South African collective with a really wonderful vibe – jazzy instrumentation at the core, but sometimes topped with soulful vocals that have a soaring, righteous quality! There's certainly echoes of older SA styles here – especially on some of the the jazzier moments, and in the way ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Astor PiazzollaLa Camorra – The Solitude Of Passionate Provocation ... CD
American Clave/Nonesuch, 1988. Used ... $6.99
A record that features a slightly expanded concept on the ideas that Astor Piazzolla had unleashed with his Zero Hour album – all those incredible twists and turns he'd been using to transform Argentine modern music – roots in the tango, but expressions that are up there with some of ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Sealed copy! Mark through barcode.)

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Astor PiazzollaRough Dancer & The Cyclical Night ... CD
Nonesuch, 1987. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Great work from one of the most creative periods of Astor Piazzolla! (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ PT HouseBig World EP ... LP
Afrosynth (Netherlands), 1991. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 26.99
A very clubby set from the Johannesburg scene at the start of the 90s – four longer tracks that really showcase that moment when house music influences were running through more mainstream R&B – all at a level that's richer and more soulful than some of the synth-heavy work of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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V RamachandranNarayaneeyam Vol 2 ... LP
Odeon (India), 1973. Very Good+ ... $34.99
A really haunting set of vocal work – set to music by SV Venkataraman! LP, Vinyl record album

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Shri RamamurtiCosmic Meditation ... LP
Ananda Ashram, 1970s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light surface wear and a small trace of a price sticker.)

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Pedro RicardoSoprem Bons Ventos ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2023. New Copy ... $24.99 25.99
A beautiful debut from Pedro Ricardo – an artist with a name that sounds like a contemporary of the MPB scene in 70s Brazil – and one who works here with a rock-solid sound that might easily place him in that legacy! Pedro's music is definitely contemporary, and he's Portuguese, not ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy Rich/Alla RakhaRich A La Rakha (lime green vinyl pressing) ... LP
World Pacific/Modern Harmonic, Late 1960s. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
A very groovy album from jazz drum legend Buddy Rich – a set that's very different than anything else he ever did, including his other groovy albums from the 60s! The album's a surprisingly strong blend of jazz and Indian music – Rich on drums, and Alla Rakha on tablas – working ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Amalia RodriguesUma Casa Portuguesa ... CD
Intense (Germany), 1955. Used ... $1.99 6.99
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Roswell Rudd & Toumani DiabateMalicool ... CD
Universal (France), 2003. Used ... $9.99
A really compelling set from trombonist Roswell Rudd – one of our favorite players of the 60s avant garde, and an artist who's started to grow tremendously since coming out of his recent retirement! The set is a brilliant criss-crossing of styles – as Rudd's working here with Mali-based ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Jorge Lopez RuizUn Hombre De Buenos Aires ... LP
Trova/Altercat (Germany), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 34.99
One of the coolest 70s albums we've ever heard from the always-cool Jorge Lopez Ruiz – a set that expands out from his earlier jazz work with a flurry of wonderful sounds and styles, set up in a much more ambitious vibe overall! Yet despite the sophistication of the setting, the work is also ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Viejas Raices (Jorge Lopez Ruiz & Pocho Lapouble)Viejas Raices De Las Colonias del Rio De La Plata ... CD
Trova/RGS (Argentina), 1976. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of the coolest records we've ever heard from this legendary Argentine pianist – a set that has Jorge Lopez Ruiz playing lots of Fender Rhodes, and mixing it in with both rootsy Latin percussion and a number of other keyboards too! The set's almost a South American version of some of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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San Ul Lim (Sanullim)Evening Breeze ... LP
Guerssen (Spain), Late 1970s/Early 1980s. New Copy 2LP ... $47.99 54.99
Overlooked mid-period work from this legendary Korean trio – music the group recorded after their first three albums – all records that have been reissued a bit over the years, which these tracks have not! There's a deeply moody vibe to the music – still all the fuzz, freak, and ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Isaac SassonCanciones De Isaac ... LP
Olindo (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $20.99 26.99
A very beautiful, very intimate album from Venezuelan singer Isaac Sasson – a set that's got an acoustic, gentle approach throughout – almost recalling some of the more inventive post-bossa experiments from the Brazilian scene, but with flavors that are very much its own! In addition ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tony ScottMusic For Zen Meditation ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
A record that's a stunning departure for reedman Tony Scott – a set that's completely different than his more straight ahead jazz on the American scene in the 50s! The set is an early step on a spiritual journey that Scott would continue overseas in years to come – an initial moment of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has surface and edge wear.)
Also available Music For Zen Meditation (180 gram pressing) ... LP 27.99

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Tony ScottMusic For Zen Meditation (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve, Late 1960s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $27.99 29.99
A record that's a stunning departure for reedman Tony Scott – a set that's completely different than his more straight ahead jazz on the American scene in the 50s! The set is an early step on a spiritual journey that Scott would continue overseas in years to come – an initial moment of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Music For Zen Meditation ... LP 9.99

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✨✧ Sea DersSea Ders ... CD
Groovie/Lion, Late 60s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Mighty nice work from the Sea-Ders of Lebanon – not the brand you might know from the supermarket aisles, but instead a very cool combo who played in Beirut in the 60s! The group have the garagey elements of many other groups of the time – but they also use both their guitar and ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ Marta SebestyenKismet ... CD
Hannibal/Ryko (Japan), 1997. Used ... Just Sold Out!
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) CD
(Japanese release of the 1996 Ryko pressing – includes wraparound obi and insert, Japanese promo sticker on barcode.)

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Bra SelloBattle Of Disco ... LP
Soweto/Afrodelic (Italy), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 34.99
There's no disco going on here, and no battling either – as the set's got this wonderfully warm, fluid groove that mixes township rhythms with some sweet jazzy touches – plenty of reed work from Bra Sello on the top, but also plenty of great ensemble instrumentation too! The record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bra SelloButterfly ... LP
Soweto/Afrodelic (Italy), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 34.99
A record with a really unique vibe – definitely jazzy, but different than most other South African jazz of the time – as the set spins out two very long tracks that take their groove from township modes of the period, but then use some of the longer-form rhythmic jazz instrumentation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shango Dance BandShango Dance Band ... CD
Comb & Razor, Early 70s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Insanely wonderful work from Shango Dance Band – a group headed by onetime Fela Kuti bandmate Ojo Okeji – whose bass work here is worth the price of admission alone! Okeji was a key part of Fela's Koola Lobitos, until leaving the group in 1968 – and taking some of the best ... read more CD

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Ravi ShankarBridges – The Best Of Ravi Shankar ... CD
Private, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $0.99
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Ravi ShankarChappaqua ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $13.99
The "other" soundtrack to the film Chappaqua – the one used instead of the Ornette Coleman one that was also issued on record! LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label 360 Sound Masterworks pressing. Cover has light wear, a cutout notch and an unglued top seam.)

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✨✧ Ravi ShankarExotic Sitar & Sarod ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Mid 60s release of some earlier sides recorded by Ravi in India – classic work with Ali Akbar Khan on sarod, plus Alla Rakha on tabla and Ashkish Kumar on tanpura. The album features two long ragas, each making up a side of the record – "Raga Shree" and "Raga Sindhu ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Ravi ShankarRagas & Improvisations 1956 to 1962 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CDs ... $19.99 29.99
The birth of a legend – a set that brings together all the important early recordings that made Ravi Shankar such a key ambassador for Indian music in the 60s – long tracks that mix his sitar with really incredible percussion, all spun out with pulsating modal energy that went on to ... read more CD

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Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar At the Monterey International Pop Festival Live ... CD
One Way, 1967. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print, still sealed.)

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Ravi ShankarWest Meets East – The Historic Shankar/Menuhin Sessions ... CD
Angel, Mid/Late 60s. Used ... $3.99
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(1999 remastered edition.)

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✨✧ ShankarSong For Everyone ... LP
ECM, 1985. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Shankar was one of the few flying the flag of jazz/Indian music crossovers in the 80s – pushing the genre a bit farther forward at a time when most other players had abandoned it! Given that his instrumentation here is violin and drum machine, the sound's a bit different than some of the ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ravi Shankar & The Shankar FamilyShankar Family & Friends ... CD
Dark Horse/BMG, 1974. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
One of the wildest albums ever recorded by sitar genius Ravi Shankar – a set done for the Dark Horse label of George Harrison – who also plays guitar and autoharp on the record too! Yet Harrison is just one of many friends hinted at in the title – as Shankar brings in a host of ... read more CD

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✨✧ Paul ShapiroIt's In The Twilight ... CD
Tzadik, 2006. Used ... $7.99
Paul Shapiro on tenor sax and vocals, Stevn Bernstein on trumpet, slide trumpet and vocals, Peter Apfelbaum on tenor sax and vocals, Brian Mitchell on piano, Booker King on acoustic bass, and Tony Lewis on drums. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Still sealed with the Tzadik obi. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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Aruna Sidibe & Brulye DoumbiaMali Drums – Old Masters ... CD
Earth CDs, 2007. Used ... $4.99
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(CDr release.)

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Vera SienraNuestra Soledad/Vera ... CD
RCA/Lion, 1969/1972. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
Two rare Argentine albums from Vera Sienra – back to back on a single CD, with great notes too! Nuestra Soledad is a tremendous debut, and unlike anything that we can easily put into words – fado in style, but carried off in a way that's more bossa nova overall – yet done with a ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Afric SimoneRamaya – Baracuda Sound Of Afric Simone ... LP
Barclay (France), 1975. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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(German Hansa pressing. Cover has some edge wear, bent corners, small center split and some gloss separation at the spine, and a name in silver marker in front.)

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Sir Lancelot & Gerald Clark's Caribbean SerenadersScandal In The Family/Young Girls Today ... 78 RPM
Keynote, 1944. Near Mint- ... $16.99
(78 RPM, Global Grooves) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Ekuka Morris SirikitiEkuka ... LP
Nyege Nyege Tapes (Uganda), Late 1970s/1980s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $39.99
Mighty raw work on thumb piano from Ekuka Morris Sirikiti – mostly pulled from radio broadcasts in northern Uganda, and served up here with a very timeless vibe! Most tracks feature vocals and percussion alongside Ekuka's lead instrument – which itself has some of the chromatic warmth ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold vinyl pressing. Cover has a hype sticker.)

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SkyjackLight Cycle ... LP
As Shams (South Africa), 2024. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $33.99 38.99
A contemporary album on the legendary South African jazz label As Shams, and one that really continues the strong legacy of sounds it began in the 70s! The tracks have this long, building approach – strong rhythms at the core headed by pianist Kyle Shepherd, which are topped with work on ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ches Smith & We All BreakPath Of Seven Colors ... CD
Pyroclastic, 2021. Used 2 CDs ... $12.99
Ches Smith on drums, Miguel Zenon on alto sax, Matt Mitchell on piano, Nick Dunston on bass, and Daniel Brevil, Fanfan Jean-Guy Rene, and Markus Schwartz on percussion – plus Sirene Dantor Rene on vocals. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD

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Kim So-HeeP'ansori – Korea's Epic Vocal Art & Instrumental Music ... LP
Nonesuch, 1972. Very Good+ ... $11.99 16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker, minimal wear.)
 
 



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