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Yasuko AgawaSweet Menu ... CD
Victor/Beatball (Korea), 1979. New Copy ... $19.99
Yasuko's on the menu, and she's as sweet as can be on this late 70s set – an album that's even more soul-based than some of her previous efforts! The grooves are nicely upbeat here – hitting a style that's certainly club, but which also has a bit of a funky fusion too – thanks to ... read more CD

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Louis ArmstrongI Will Wait For You ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $9.99
A completely charming vocal session from Louis Armstrong – done in the later pop years of his life, but a record that's not nearly as well known as his bigger hits for Kapp! Louis works with arrangements from Dick Jacobs – the Brunswick arranger who first provided the early charts for ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Burt BacharachHit Maker! – Burt Bacharach Plays His Hits ... CD
Kapp/Elemental (Spain), 1965. New Copy ... $13.99
A great batch of early work from Burt Bacharach – one of the first albums to be issued under his own name, and proof that Mr B was head and shoulders above most of the other arrangers and composers of his time! At some level, the style here is a bit more traditional than some of Burt's later ... (Now Sound, Vocalists) read more CD
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Burt BacharachReach Out ... CD
A&M/Elemental (Spain), 1967. New Copy ... $13.99
Fantastic! We love Burt Bacharach in so many ways that it's easy to forget the genius of these early A&M sides – but going back to them is always a treat, and it's wonderful to hear the way that Burt lays down his own work when given the chance! You know the tracks – "House ... (Now Sound, Vocalists) read more CD
(Limited edition!)
Also available Reach Out (180 gram pressing) ... LP 19.99

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Bendik BaksaasSeine Sviv ... CD
OK World (Norway), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
An airy, icy combination of voice and instrumentation – used in a way that takes us back to some of the coolest Norwegian experiments of this type from years back – like some of the sparer work of Karin Krog, or unusual vocal projects on the Jazzland label! Bendik Baksaas leads the ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Brigitte BardotBB 64 (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the grooviest Brigitte Bardot albums ever recorded – a stellar set of tracks with some ultra-chic arrangements from the great Alain Gouraguer! The album swings like the best of Paris pop in the 60s – tight and outta site, with loads of jaunty pop tunes that bring out the best in ... (French, Vocalists) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing! Comes in a cool flip-back cover, too – like a vintage French album!)

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Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot Sings (aka Brigitte 1963) (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
Classic 60s work from Brigitte Bardot – the roots of French female pop, with a set of tracks that mix together bits of rock, pop, and lively jazz-based arrangements – all in a unique blend that's totally great, and every bit as wonderful as you might expect! We might go so far as to ... (French, Vocalists) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing! Comes in a cool flip-back album cover – like a 60s French pressing!)

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Gordon Beck with Joy MarshallWhen Sunny Gets Blue – Spring 1968 Sessions ... CD
Turtle (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $12.99
Maybe one of the most soulful records ever cut by British pianist Gordon Beck – even if it appears here for the first time ever! The set's a killer – and has Beck working with vocalist Joy Marshall – a hip female singer who's right up there with the best 60s material by Carmen ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Dee Dee BridgewaterMemphis – Yes, I'm Ready ... CD
Okeh, 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 11.98
A beautiful turn in direction from the legendary jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater – a return to some of the soul-based modes she used in the 70s, but served up here as a tribute to Memphis soul of an earlier generation! The set was recorded in that fine southern city, at the Royal Studios ... read more CD

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Ann BurtonBy Myself Alone (with bonus tracks) ... CD
East Wind (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
A hip set of jazz vocals by singer Ann Burton – who's working here in territory that reminds us a bit of Blossom Dearie, or Irene Kral on her best recordings. The set was recorded in Japan in 1974, with backing by assorted small groups that include piano, guitar, flute, and tenor – as ... read more CD
(Part of the East Wind Masters Collection 1000!)

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Terry CallierNew Folk Sound Of Terry Callier (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige/Craft, 1964. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Terry Callier's first album – recorded in 1964 when he was a wee teen hanging around Chicago's folk scene! As the title indicates, the album's definitely got a folk-styled sound – but also as the "new" implies, it's got a sound all it's own, fresh and free – and that ... (Soul, Vocalists) read more CD
Also available New Folk Sound Of Terry Callier (180 gram 2LP expanded edition) ... LP 26.99

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Helen CarrDown In The Depths On The 90th Floor ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the darkest vocal jazz albums of the 50s – packaged with a great title and cover image that features a lone lit window in a New York skyscraper! Helen's got some incredible backing on the record – a small combo that includes Charlie Mariano on alto sax, Don Fagerquist on trumpet ... read more CD

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Freddy ColeMy Mood Is You ... CD
High Note, 2018. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
For years, singer Freddy Cole was known as the brother of Nat the king – but for decades, the brother has kept on giving us music much longer than the famous star – to a point where it's always such a pleasure to enjoy Freddy's sound as he keeps on evolving! The singer's developed a ... read more CD
Also available My Mood Is You ... CD 11.99

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Ray ConniffAlone Again Naturally/Theme From The Godfather ... CD
Columbia/Vocalion (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $18.99
A pair of groovy albums from Ray Conniff – both with a wonderful 70s vibe! Alone Again Naturally takes its title from the leadoff version of the great Gilbert O'Sullivan tune – and Ray conducts his group with a surprisingly bouncy vibe at times – mostly a sing-song mode that has ... (Now Sound, Vocalists) read more CD
(Hybrid Super Audio CD pressing – also works on standard CD players!)

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✨✧ Bob DoroughMultiplication Rock ... CD
Capitol (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99
Sure, it was silly stuff when we were kids – but once De La Soul sampled "Three Is The Magic Number", this record became one of the most prized in our possession! And thanks to that hip hop reintroduction, we've really fallen in love with the music again over the years – ... (Soundtracks, Vocalists) read more CD
(Part of the Free Soul 20th Anniversary series!)

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Marianne FaithfullCome & Stay With Me – The UK 45s 1964 to 1969 ... CD
Decca/Abkco, Mid 60s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A wealth of wonderful work from Marianne Faithfull, all pulled from those key early years when she was part of the musical world of Andrew Loog Oldham and the Rolling Stones! Yet right from the start, despite the fact that she sang a few Stones songs on her own (and wrote a few for the group, too) ... (Rock, Vocalists) read more CD

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Ella FitzgeraldElla At Zardi's ... CD
Verve, 1956. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A previously-unreleased live performance by the legendary Ella Fitzgerald – recorded in a small club in Los Angeles during her first few months with the Verve label – but never issued at the time! The quality here is great, and the set captures Ella at a pivotal moment – stepping ... read more CD

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Ella Fitzgerald & Louis ArmstrongCheek To Cheek – The Complete Duet Recordings (4CD set) ... CD
Verve, Late 40s/1950s. New Copy 4CD ... $44.99 49.99
A really great little collection – one that not only includes the famous Verve albums that Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong recorded together – but also some earlier material for Decca Records, some singles, live tracks, and other rare items as well! At first glance, the pairing of ... read more CD

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Champian FultonStylings Of Champian ... CD
Champian, 2018. New Copy 2CD ... $11.99
That's a mighty sunny image on the cover from Champian Fulton – a singer we'd normally associate with a small jazz club in the wee small hours of the evening – given the classic combo approach of her sound! Fulton's a heck of a pianist, and a great singer too – and this album ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Slim GaillardGroove Juice – The Norman Granz Recordings & More ... CD
Verve, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 21.99
Fantastic material from the great Slim Gaillard – one of the most unique singers of all time, and a key link between jazz and the growing wave of R&B in the postwar years! Long before singers like Roy Brown, Wynonie Harris, Joe Turner, and others started making offbeat, uptempo material ... read more CD

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Astrud Gilberto5 Original Albums (Astrud Gilberto Album/Look To The Rainbow/Certain Smile Certain Sadness/Windy/I Haven't Got Anything Better) (5CD set) ... CD
Verve (Germany), Late 60s. New Copy 5 CDs ... $17.99
A quintet of wonderful records from the legendary Astrud Gilberto! First up is the Astrud Gilberto Album – pne of Astrud Gilberto's greatest albums of the 60s – a classic session produced for Verve by Creed Taylor, and featuring sweet gentle arrangements from Marty Paich, co-arranged ... (Brazil, Vocalists) read more CD

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Joanne GrauerJoanne Grauer – Introducing Lorraine Feather ... CD
MPS (Germany), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A fantastic 70s album from the legendary German label MPS – but one that gives some great early exposure to a pair of talents from the LA scene! Joanne Grauer plays keyboards with a sweet breezy vibe – a bit like some of the hippest Bay Area indie jazz sides of the time, and made even ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD
Also available Joanne Grauer – Introducing Lorraine Feather (180 gram pressing) ... LP 25.99

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Hagood Hardy & The MontageMontage ... CD
GRT/Beatball (Korea), 1972. New Copy ... $22.99
Dreamy vocal pop from early 70s Canada – a set that owes a lot to the 60s sweetness of Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66! The Montage have an approach that's a bit more rock-based overall, but there's definitely some Sergio-like touches in the music – especially the way the two female ... (Rock, Vocalists) read more CD

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✨✧ Noel HarrisonLife Is A Dream – The Best Of Noel Harrison ... CD
Reprise/Wounded Bird, Late 60s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Overlooked genius from Noel Harrison – best known as son of actor Rex Harrison, but presented here in a flurry of excellent LA recordings from the late 60s! Noel's clearly working in a style that's influenced by Fred Neil, Tim Buckley, Leonard Cohen, and some of the other more thoughtful ... (Rock, Vocalists) read more CD

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Lee HazlewoodThese Boots Are Made For Walkin' – The Complete MGM Recordings ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Genius, pure genius! (Have we said that about Lee too many times before?) The work of Lee Hazlewood is beyond description – a bit of vocals, a bit of country, a bit of lounge, and a bit of rock – all wrapped up with a sinister edge that has you believing that this was the man who used ... read more CD

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Lonnie HolleyMith ... CD
Jagjaguwar, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
Lonnie Holley has always been very much his own man – in his artwork, in his cultural presence, and even in his music – which has always been pretty darn hard to describe! Holley sings with the up-close expressiveness of a jazz singer, yet also references plenty of bluesy roots as well ... read more CD
Also available Mith (smoke colored vinyl) ... LP 21.99

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Jose JamesLean On Me ... CD
Blue Note, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Maybe not the first album to ever pay tribute to the music of the great Bill Withers – but certainly one of the best we've ever heard, thanks to the mighty vocals of Jose James! Over a relatively short career, James has proven to be a singer who can handle himself in just about any setting ... (Neo Soul, Vocalists) read more CD

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Jose JamesNo Beginning No End ... CD
Blue Note, 2013. New Copy ... $7.99 11.98
A great new chapter in the career of Jose James – and a record that really seems to take his already-amazing vocals to a whole new level! In a relatively short career, Jose's already been turning a lot of heads with his work on other projects, his jazz-based recordings, and his debut for ... (Neo Soul, Vocalists) read more CD

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Kimiko KasaiJust Friends ... CD
London/King (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $16.99
Lovely work from Kimiko Kasai – easily one of the best female jazz vocalists on the Japanese scene in the 70s! Kimiko's got a wonderfully deep range – an ability to dip into lower notes when needed, but not in any sort of gimmicky way – just this full-voiced quality that makes ... read more CD
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Kirk Knuffke with Steven HerringWitness ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
One of the most unusual albums we've ever heard from cornet player Kirk Knuffke – and that's saying a lot, as all of his albums are always pretty darn unique! The set has Knuffke working with singer Steven Herring – whose rich baritone vocals are very much out front in the arrangements ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Karin KrogWe Could Be Flying ... CD
Meantime (Norway), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99
Magnificent work from European jazz vocalist Karin Krog – a landmark album that shows why she sings like no other singer! On this 1974 session, Karin moves far beyond the standard jazz of her roots – into territory that's spacey, cosmic, and filled with the best influences bubbling ... read more CD

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Mike Ladd/Mankwe MN Ndosi/Sylvain Kassap/Dana HallEpiphany – Bridge Sessions 07 ... CD
Bridge Sessions (France), 2017. New Copy ... $6.99
A beautiful mix of jazz improvisation and spoken word passages – done at a level that almost takes us back to the most righteous experiments of the 70s! The album's got a unique lineup – spoken passages from Mankwe MN Ndosi, improvised poetry from Mike Ladd, drums and cymbals from Dana ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Lo Greco BrosDifferent Standards Vol 2 ... CD
Irma (Italy), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
Beautiful work here from the Lo Greco brothers – sounding even warmer and jazzier here than on their previous work for Schema Records! The duo of Gianno Lo Greco on drums and Enzo Lo Greco on bass have a really easygoing approach to rhythm – soulful, with all the right spaces between ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Peggy MarchIf You Loved Me – RCA Recordings From Around The World 1963 to 1969 ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $9.99
Peggy March is a singer with a surprisingly varied career – an artist that most folks know for only her early little girl pop fame – but one who went onto record a very unusual range of sounds as the 60s moved on! RCA was her label, and while she never hit the heights of the charts ... (Rock, Vocalists) read more CD

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Marino MariniVolare, Come Prima, La Piu Bella Del Mondo – Marino Marini 1955 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $9.99 29.98
Marino Marini is probably best remembered as the man who gave the world "Volare" – the international hit that also helped give Dean Martin a great song here in the US! Yet way past that one tune, Marini served up a whole host of great records in the 50s and early 60s – the ... read more CD

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Johnny MathisFirst Time Ever I Saw Your Face/Song Sung Blue (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Real Gone, 1972. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.99
A pair of albums by Johnny Mathis from the 70s – with bonus tracks too! First up is First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – one of those records that perfectly illustrates the shift that Johnny Mathis had made by the 70s – his move from the late nite spot on the cushions of the couch, ... read more CD

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Johnny MathisJohnny Mathis Sings The Music Of Bacharach & Kaempfert (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Real Gone, 1970. New Copy ... $16.99 17.98
Johnny Mathis sings the music of two guys named Burt – or Bert, depending on the situation – American pop genius Burt Bacharach, and German easy maestro Bert Kaempfert – both of whom were huge musical forces in the 60s! The album begins with a full set of Kaempfert tunes – ... read more CD

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Johnny MathisMe & Mrs Jones (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Real Gone, Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
Johnny Mathis takes on the sophisticated soul modes of the 70s, and also adds in a few other styles too – on an album that shows just how much the singer had changed in nearly 20 years of recording – sometimes shaped by all those other artists he'd inspired along the way! The title ... read more CD

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Bobby McFerrin5 Original Albums (Spontaneous Inventions/Simple Pleasures/Medicine Music/Bang Zoom/Beyond Words) (5CD set) ... CD
Blue Note/Universal (Germany), Late 80s/1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 5CD ... $14.99
Bobby McFerrin's a singer who's known to most for one huge hit early on in his career – but he's also way more than that, and a very creative vocal artist who kept on growing long after the hits had passed! This 5CD collection is a great testament to the continuing strengths of McFerrin ... read more CD

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Cecile McLorin SalvantWindow ... CD
Mack Avenue, 2018. New Copy ... $16.99 17.99
Beautifully intimate sounds from the great Cecile McLorin Salvant – a set that has the singer working with only piano or organ for accompaniment, but at a level that has her voice still flowing with marvelous ease! We've loved Cecile right from the start – but here, she maybe blows us ... read more CD

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Carmen McRaeAfter Glow ... CD
Decca/Universal (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $16.99
Sublime early work from Carmen McRae – done with backing from pianist Ray Bryant in a small group setting! Carmen's singing in a beautifully fragile mode – with only Ray's piano and a bit of bass and drums to back her up – and it's a real treat to her the McRae vocal approach in ... read more CD
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✨✧ Helen MerrillDeep In A Dream (aka Feeling Is Mutual) ... CD
Trio/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $16.99
A wonderfully moody session from Helen Merrill – and an obscure one too! The album was recorded in New York in 1965 – with pianist Dick Katz leading an off-beat group that featured Thad Jones on cornet, Jim Hall on guitar, Ron Carter on bass, and Pete LaRoca on drums – a combo ... read more CD
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Helen MerrillHelen Merrill In Tokyo ... CD
King (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $16.99
A rare Japanese session from vocalist Helen Merrill – one of a few key 60s recordings she cut on the Tokyo scene, after initial fame in the US! The album features a great small group arranged by drummer Takeshi Inomata, played by a combo that includes alto, baritone, and trumpet – all ... read more CD
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✨✧ Helen Merrill & John LewisDjango ... CD
Trio/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $18.99
A wonderfully moody album from singer Helen Merrill – recorded with backing by pianist John Lewis, in an overall feel that's got some of the styles that Lewis forged with the Modern Jazz Quartet! The tunes are familiar ones, mostly, but arranged in a style that's got wonderfully sad and ... read more CD

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Stu MindemanWoven Threads ... CD
Sunnyside, 2018. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
Stu Mindeman's really opening the door this time around – letting in an array of singers who include Kurt Elling, Francesca Ancarola, and Ana Tijoux – as well as guest performers Makaya McCraven on drums, Miguel Zenon on alto, Marquis Hill on trumpet, and Matt Ullery on bass! The door's ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD
Also available Woven Threads ... CD 12.99

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Nicole MitchellMaroon Cloud ... CD
FPE, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Incredibly beautiful work from Nicole Mitchell – and a record that's maybe unlike anything we've ever heard from her before! The group's a quartet, and Mitchell plays flute in the lead – but the session also features Fay Victor on vocals, who has this magnificently dynamic style – ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Martha MiyakeMartha & Yoshiko – What Is This Thing Called Life ... CD
King (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $16.99
Way more than just a standard jazz vocal set – thanks to inventive arrangements from an acoustic combo – one who backs up singer Martha Miyake in ways that really let her take off! There's a subtle grace to the instrumentation – one that really supports the lead role of the ... read more CD
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Martha MiyakeMy Favorite Songs ... CD
King (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $16.99
A classic set from one of Japan's greatest jazz vocalists of the 60s and 70s – like most other work of its type, sung completely in English, in a style that's very faithful to American jazz singers from years past! The set's a great no-nonsense outing – and Martha swings nicely with a ... read more CD
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Mitsuko Miyake & Kiyoko MaruyamaTokyo Canaries ... CD
King (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... $16.99
Early jazz vocals from the Japanese scene – recorded in a late 50s stretch when the Tokyo scene was really taking off! The album's a split effort showcasing two different vocalists – Mitsuko Miyake on side one, and Kiyoko Maruyama on side two – both singers with a good command of ... read more CD
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Most Unusual Vocalist (Gene Howard)Love Is A Drag – For Adult Listeners Only – Sultry Songs By A Most Unusual Vocalist ... CD
Lace/Modern Harmonic, 1962. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
One of the most unusual records of the 60s – sung by a "most unusual vocalist" who wasn't revealed until 50 years after the album was released! Gene Howard sings here on an album of love songs to men, by a man – a set of older standards, with the gender changed – so ... read more CD

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Nana MouskouriVoice Of Greece (3CD set) ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $18.99
A huge amount of early work from Nana Mouskouri – a singer who looked a bit like a librarian, with glasses to match – but who managed to catapult to huge global fame in the 60s and 70s! Part of that fame was due to the fact that Nana was not only a great singer, but also graced with a ... read more CD

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Mark MurphyJazz Singer – Anthology – The Muse Years 1972 to 1991 ... CD
Muse/Soul Brother (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $9.99
A killer collection of work from one of the hippest jazz singers of all time – captured here at a point when he was really opening up into some fresh, unique territory of his own! Mark Murphy first began recording in the mid 50s for Decca, and had a run of other records in the 60s for ... read more CD

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✨✧ Mark Murphy/Clarke Boland Big BandMidnight Mood ... CD
MPS (Germany), 1967. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic set from vocalist Mark Murphy – easily one of his greatest albums ever! The session was recorded for the MPS label in Germany during the late 60s – at a time when Murphy was recording some excellent work overseas – and the album features backings by a small combo ... read more CD

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Roger Nichols & The Small Circle Of FriendsRoger Nichols & The Small Circle Of Friends (with bonus tracks) ... CD
A&M/Tapete (Germany), 1967. New Copy ... $20.99
One of our favorite records of all time – a landmark piece of 60s pop that we'd easily rank with the best work by Brian Wilson, Millennium, Gary Usher, Van Dyke Parks, or any of those other California sunny-eyed hipsters! The style is sweet A&M Records vocal pop – with an emphasis ... read more CD

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Leonard Nimoy & William ShatnerSpaced Out – The Very Best Of Leonard Nimoy & William Shatner ... CD
Spectrum/Universal (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $6.99
Beam me up Scotty, this music hurts my ears! If you've ever seen older episodes of Star Trek, you'd hardly think that Mr Spock and Captain Kirk could ever pass as pop singers – but during the late 60s, thanks to a series of recordings for Dot Records, both Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner ... read more CD

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Nordjordet (Oyonn Groven Myhren/Bugge Wesseltoft)Nordjordet ... CD
OK World (Norway), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
A fantastic meeting of ancient and modern on the Norwegian jazz scene – a set that echoes some of the vintage Scandinavian folk/jazz experiments of the 60s, but with a very different vibe! The project is a collaboration between traditional singer Oyonn Groven Myhren, who also plays this ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Novi SingersBossa Nova ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1967. New Copy ... $8.99
A landmark record in the European jazz scene of the 60s – an incredibly hip batch of tracks from the Novi Singers, a Polish vocal group whose sound was warm, wonderful, and very very groovy! The set took their cue from American and French vocalese combos of earlier years, but worked in a ... read more CD

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Paul Page & His Paradise MusicPacific Paradise ... CD
Subliminal Sounds (Sweden), 1940s/1950s. New Copy ... $14.99
A fantastic tribute to the enigmatic Paul Page – an exotic music genius from the west coast scene of the postwar years – but one who never reached the fame of bigger names like Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman, or Webley Edwards! Page spent his later years in Hawaii, and right from the start ... (Now Sound, Vocalists) read more CD
Also available Pacific Paradise ... LP 36.99

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William ParkerVoices Fall From The Sky (3CD set) ... CD
Aum Fidelity, 2018. New Copy 3CD ... $26.99 29.98
A really wonderful collection of music from the legendary bassist William Parker – and one that finally brings a light to an under-illuminated side of his talents – his work with different singers over his long and creative career, all collected together here in a great 3CD set! Make ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Esther PhillipsCapricorn Princess ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $8.99
A pretty amazing set from Esther Phillips – her final album for Kudu – and a beautiful mix of soaring soul sounds from one the most unique, emotionally-inflected soul vocalists of her era! Esther's in prime Kudu mode here – working with jazzy arrangements by David Matthews and ... (Soul, Vocalists) read more CD
(Part of the CTI 50th Anniversary Special Collection!)

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✨✧ Gregory PorterOne Night Only – Live At The Royal Albert Hall (CD & DVD) ... CD
Blue Note, 2019. New Copy CD & DVD ... Just Sold Out!
Gregory Porter live at London's Royal Albert Hall – backed not only by his excellent core band, but also the 60+ piece London Studio Orchestra – really pulling off a masterstroke in the way he can bring out all the lush promise of the orchestral setting while staying rooted in intimate ... read more CD

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Positive ForcePositive Force With Denise Vallin (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Liston/P-Vine (Japan), 1983. New Copy ... $24.99
A great set of mellow soul from the start of the 80s – not the Positive Force of "We Got The Funk" fame, but a different groove that has a nicely smooth groove! The style here is halfway between soul and AOR, but handled with an indie charm that really keeps things compelling ... (Soul, Vocalists) read more CD
(Part of The excellent Groove Diggers series!)

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Reggie QuinerlyWords To Love ... CD
Redefinition, 2018. New Copy ... $7.99 15.00
A beautiful album from drummer Reggie Quinerly – as much a jazz vocal album as an instrumental one – given that the record features a fair bit of guest work from Melanie Charles and Milton Suggs! Both singers are wonderful – richly soulful, with sophisticated textures and ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD
Also available Words To Love ... CD 7.99

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Kenny RankinComplete Columbia US Singles 1963 to 1966 ... CD
Columbia (Japan), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $24.99
A stunning early chapter in the career of singer/songwriter Kenny Rankin – an artist who'd later break big with a unique mix of jazz and folk, but who already sounds pretty amazing on these early singles recorded for Columbia Records! We'll be honest, we didn't even know about this part of ... read more CD
(Blu-spec CD 2 pressing!)

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Elis Regina & Zimbo TrioO Fino Do Fino ... CD
Polygram (Brazil), 1965. New Copy ... $15.99
One of the first great moments on record from the legendary Elis Regina – a singer with a hell of a voice, and one that had already been winning over huge crowds in Brazil – which is probably why this album, like most of her first, was done in a live setting! The vibe here is different ... (Brazil, Vocalists) read more CD

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Jimmy RicksVibrations ... CD
Mainstream/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $13.99
A fantastic solo showcase for the voice of Jimmy Ricks – a singer who's perhaps known best for the deep tones he brought to The Ravens vocal group – but who sounds pretty great here on his own! The album's more jazz than soul – with Don Sebesky conducting, and using some nice ... (Soul, Vocalists) read more CD
(Part of the Mainstream Records Master Collection!)

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Jamison RossAll For One ... CD
Concord, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
Jamison Ross is a drummer at heart, but he's also turning into a hell of a singer who seems ready to help the music of New Orleans find a great new space of its own – as he works here in a sweet small combo set that mixes his voice with grooves that draw together strong currents of classic ... read more CD

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Jonathan SchwartzAlone Together ... CD
Muse, 1977. New Copy ... $4.99
Jonathan Schwartz is the son of composer Arthur Schwartz – and on this sparkling late 70s set, he does a surprisingly great job running through tunes penned by his old man! The group's a big part of the strength of the record – as the combo features Harold Mabern both on acoustic and ... read more CD

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Gil Scott-HeronPieces Of A Man (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $9.99 13.99
Our favorite-ever album from Gil Scott-Heron – and a set that we'd easily rank as one of our favorite soul records of the 70s! The mix of modes is mindblowing right from the start – as Gil's poetry comes into play with his growing talents as a singer, and his warm sensibility for jazz ... (Soul, Vocalists) read more CD
Also available Pieces Of A Man ... CD 6.99

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Gil Scott-HeronSecrets ... CD
Arista/Soul Brother (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $15.99
A key crossover set from Gil Scott-Heron – still every bit as political as his earlier work, but with a stronger sense of soul as well! The great Brian Jackson is firmly in tow here – bringing warm keyboards and a nice little groove to most of the tracks – and the previous ... (Soul, Vocalists) read more CD

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Gil Scott-Heron & Brian JacksonGil Scott-Heron Anthology – Messages ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
Some of the best tracks ever from the pair of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson – some of most righteous, authoritative and thematically heavy soul music ever created – compiled in one incredible set! Messianic, emotive vocals from Gil and stunningly restrained, magical soul jazz ... (Soul, Vocalists) read more CD

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✨✧ Ben SidranBen There Done That – Ben Sidran Live Around The World 1975 to 2015 (3CD set) ... CD
Sunset Blvd, Late 70s/1980s/1990s/2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 3CD ... $28.99 29.99
A pretty fantastic slice of work from the great Ben Sidran – 3CDs' worth of live material pulled together here for the first time ever – really showing Sidran at the height of his powers! Ben's always been more than just a straight jazz singer – a great pianist, a strong writer, ... read more CD
(Limited edition pressing!)

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Nina SimoneVery Rare Evening (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
PM/Shout (Japan), 1969/1979. New Copy ... $22.99
A very rare evening indeed – a sweet little live set recorded by Nina Simone during her soulful height at RCA – but issued years after that time, and only briefly on a small indie label! The setting here is wonderful – a small combo in the background with the great Weldon Irvine ... read more CD

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Frank SinatraOnly The Lonely (60th Anniversary stereo mix) ... CD
Capitol, 1958. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
One of Frank Sinatra's last great ballad albums for Capitol – a sad and dreamy batch of tunes that kicks off with the incredible "Only The Lonely" – one of those Sinatra torch songs that's so great, so sad, nobody else has ever been able to record a better version, nor have ... read more CD

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Singers 3Foliole #2 – The Sound Of Singers 3 ... CD
King (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $16.99
Incredibly groovy vocal work from Japan – a double-length album featuring work by a number of different groups! The first half of the set features the wonderful Singers 3 – a trio of female vocalists who sing together with a soaring, breezy groove that's totally great – one that ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Keely SmithSings The John Lennon/Paul McCartney Songbook ... CD
Reprise/Real Gone, 1964. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
A groovy singer takes on the music of The Beatles – all with a sound that does a heck of a lot for both parties involved in the proceedings! Keely Smith was well into her solo career by the time of this set – having stepped away from Louis Prima, and soaring through some great albums ... read more CD

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Stanislaw SojkaBlublula ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1981. New Copy ... $9.99
Wicked stuff – and a vocalist we'd love to know more about! Stan's a hip Polish singer with a really wonderful sound – an open-ended 70s approach that draws on influences from Leon Thomas and Mark Murphy, yet which also has a gutsy quality that's all its own – personal and ... read more CD

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Luciana SouzaBook Of Longing ... CD
Sunnyside, 2018. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
Marvelous work from Luciana Souza – a very spare set that has the vocalist just working with Chico Pinheiro on guitar and Scott Colley on bass – which makes for a moody approach that really opens up her voice! Luciana has always been a standout singer, but this time around, we find ... read more CD

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✨✧ Dusty SpringfieldDusty . . . Definitely ... CD
Philips (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $5.99
Groovy groovy Dusty Springfield – and wonderful stuff all the way through! Dusty's working here in some of the soulful styles used on her more famous hits of the late 60s – recording with arrangers that include Peter Knight, Keith Mansfield, and John Paul Jones, with production by John ... read more CD

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Dusty SpringfieldEverything's Coming Up Dusty (plus bonus cuts) ... CD
Mercury (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $5.99
A sparkling set of early work from the great Dusty Springfield – one of those fantastic records in which the singer almost seems to be working in a style that's equal parts soul and pop, even in the years before she recorded in Memphis and Muscle Shoals! There's a strong influence here from ... read more CD

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Dusty SpringfieldGirl Called Dusty (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Mercury (UK), 1964. New Copy ... $5.99
A classic 60s set from Dusty Springfield – an album recorded quite early in her career, but which already showed a mature singer who was years ahead of the sound she had while part of the Springfields folk trio a few short years before! This Dusty is all-soul, all-woman right from the start ... read more CD

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Dusty SpringfieldWhere Am I Going ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the greatest of all Dusty Springfield albums – a gem of a record that mixes British pop, soul, and some very groovy orchestrations! The whole session has that kind of soaring, soulful bounce that Dusty had on her best records – but which was possibly never done nearly as well as ... read more CD
(Part of the Free Soul 20th Anniversary series!)
Also available Where Am I Going ... CD 5.99

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✨✧ Dusty SpringfieldWhere Am I Going ... CD
Philips (UK), 1967. New Copy ... $5.99
One of the greatest of all Dusty Springfield albums – a gem of a record that mixes British pop, soul, and some very groovy orchestrations! The whole session has that kind of soaring, soulful bounce that Dusty had on her best records – but which was possibly never done nearly as well as ... read more CD
Also available Where Am I Going ... CD 13.99

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Kandace SpringsIndigo ... CD
Blue Note, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Much more of a soul-based set than the debut album by Kandace Springs on Blue Note – really showing the growth in direction the label has been taking in the past decade or so! Kandace is a perfect singer for the sorts of ears that have been brought to Blue Note by some of the work of Robert ... (Neo Soul, Vocalists) read more CD
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Indigo ... LP 18.99
Indigo ... CD 8.99

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Dakota StatonMadame Foo Foo ... CD
Groove Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $16.99
A very cool 70s album from Dakota Staton – quite different than her earlier classics on Capitol Records, thanks to some great work on Hammond from Richard Groove Holmes! The organ adds in this quality of tone to the record that really seems to inspire Dakota, even on the ballads – ... read more CD
(Part of the Groove Merchant Mo' Groovy Collection!)

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Dakota Staton with Manny AlbamI Want A Country Man ... CD
Groove Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $16.99
Very hip work from Dakota Staton – one of her great early 70s albums for the Groove Merchant label! Backings here are by the band of Manny Albam – in a mode that's jazzy, but inflected with plenty of soul – and which has the same sort of rhythmic pulse that you'd find in Lou ... read more CD
(Part of the Groove Merchant Mo' Groovy Collection!)

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Swingle Singers/Lou Bennett/Zbigniew NamyslowskiJazz Jamboree 66 Vol 2 – Polish Radio Jazz Archives ... CD
Polskie Radio (Poland), 1966. New Copy ... $9.99
There's a huge amount of work here from The Swingle Singers – recorded at a time when the French jazz vocal group was really making waves with their inventive improvisations on classical themes! The set features a dozen tracks by the group – superbly recorded by Polish Radio at the ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Yukihiro TakahashiSaravah Saravah ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $29.99
Japanese singer Yukihiro Takahashi pays tribute to the classier side of European vocals here in this mellow gem from the late 70s – an album that's done with production help from Ryuichi Sakamoto, in an easygoing mode that fits the "city music" style that was the best side of ... (Rock, Vocalists) read more CD

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Time 5This Is Time 5 ... CD
King (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $16.99
Groovy vocals from 70s Japan – a very hip male quintet, and one with the same harmony sound as The Four Freshmen or The Hi-Los! Given the date of the record, the tunes are a bit more contemporary – but still swung by the group with a very jazzy style, one that often has sweet small ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Sarah VaughanPop Artistry ... CD
Mercury (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $9.99
A sweet little album that serves up exactly what it promises in the title – a set of 60s pop tunes, all reworked by the jazz vocal artistry of Sarah Vaughan! The set's one of the most upbeat and bouncy that Vaguhan cut during the decade – and although you might know some of the tunes ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Voices In Latin (Barbara Moore)Something Cool ... CD
Pulsar/Beatball (Korea), Late 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
An incredibly groovy record from The Voices In Latin – a one-off studio project headed up by sound library legend Barbara Moore! The set is one of the few commercially-released albums that Moore ever did – and as you might guess from the group's name, the record's got a style that ... read more CD

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Mal Waldron/Karin Krog/Jan Garbarek/Kurt LindgrenJazz Jamboree 66 Vol 1 – Polish Radio Jazz Archives ... CD
Polskie Radio (Poland), 1966. New Copy ... $9.99
This set's a real treat for fans of both pianist Mal Waldron and singer Karin Krog – as it presents rare material by both, recorded at the Jazz Jamboree festival in Poland in 1966! Waldron begins the set with spare duets with bassist Kurt Lindgren – all original tunes that include ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Andy WilliamsAndy Williams/Sings Steve Allen ... CD
Cadence/Ace (UK), 1957. New Copy ... $6.99 18.98
Few folks have a voice as great as Andy Williams – and it sounds especially nice on these early sides done for the Cadence label! First up is the Andy Williams self-titled LP – a record that mixes Williams warm vocals with some slightly rocking arrangements – bits of Caribbean ... read more CD

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Paul WilliamsSomeday Man (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Reprise/Now Sounds (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $12.99
One of Paul Williams' greatest albums – produced by his friend and frequent collaborator Roger Nichols, with a style that's very much like the best work the pair recorded together! The songs are some of Williams' best – really warm and intimate numbers, done in a heartfelt style that ... read more CD

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Cassandra Wilson5 Original Albums (Blue Light Til Dawn/New Moon Daughter/Traveling Miles/Belly Of The Sun/Glamoured) (5CD set) ... CD
Blue Note/Universal (Germany), 1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 5CD ... $14.99
Five full Blue Note albums from singer Cassandra Wilson – all packaged here in tiny LP-styled sleeves! First up is Blue Light Til Dawn – a beautiful early album from Cassandra Wilson – a singer who already had a really deep sound, right at the start – and definitely hit her ... read more CD

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Matt Wilson's Honey & SaltHoney & Salt – Music Inspired By The Poetry Of Carl Sandburg ... CD
Palmetto, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 15.98
A tribute to one of our hometown literary heroes by drummer Matt Wilson – served up here in a mode that mixes instrumental jazz with both sung vocals and spoken passages of Sandburg's writings – all in a way that really opens up the words of the poet! The core group features Wilson on ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD
Also available Honey & Salt – Music Inspired By The Poetry Of Carl Sandburg ... CD 6.99

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Muriel WinstonFresh Viewpoint & Muriel Winston (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Strata East/Shout (Japan), 1974. New Copy Gatefold ... $22.99
One of the most unusual albums on the legendary Strata East label – an unusual mix of jazz and soul vocal material, put together by singer Muriel Winston with arrangements from the great Bill Lee! There's a relaxed, easygoing feel to the record – one that's upfront and personal on the ... read more CD

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Zbigniew Wodecki with Jerzy MilianSny Podroznika ... CD
GAD (Poland), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
A very cool Polish singer from the 70s – but one who works in styles we'd be much more likely to associate with male vocalists from America in the previous decade! Part of the style might have to do with the backings – which are superbly handled by jazzman Jerzy Milian, who directs the ... read more CD

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Minami YasudaSouth – Yasuda Minami Live At The Rob Roy ... CD
King (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99
A sweet swinger from this hip Japanese vocalist – one of the groovier talents of that scene in the 70s, and an artist whose name wasn't that well known on our side of the Pacific! The record's got a soulful bounce right from the start – thanks to backings from the trio of pianist ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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VariousBeat Generation – L'Anthologie Musicale – Hep Cats, Hipsters, & Beatniks 1936 to 1962 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 30s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $19.99 29.99
A really cool set that looks at the rise of late 50s beatnik culture from a variety of different styles – not just the jazz and poetry that marked that scene's biggest contribution to music – but also the wealth of modes that inspired those years too! The 3CD package features a ... read more CD
 
 



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