Treat your 45s with extra care – in these beautiful Japanese-style polyclear sleeves – with resealable flaps! The polyclear bag is great – much clearer than regular plastic, and more durable too – and the special flap has its own adhesive, so you can seal things up and keep ... (Record & CD Supplies) read moreRecord Care
A very cool carrying case for your funkiest 45s – featuring the logo of James Brown's legendary People Records imprint!! The box itself is nice little replica of the classic ones from the 60s and 70s – square style with a 2" lid – hinges on one side, a clasp on the other, ... (Record & CD Supplies) read moreMisc
ACR's tightening things up a bit by this point, but still sounding quite nice! "Life's A Scream" is actually a pretty catchy dancefloor number – not as scratchy/punky as earlier work, and with a clean and fluid groove that's quite soulful, yet still has the darker touches of ... (Soul) read more12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has some staining, light wear, and an unglued bottom seam.)
One of the greatest albums from the mid 80s UK underground – a key release on the legendary Ron Johnson label, and the only full record ever issued by A Witness! The group were part of a gritty, arty scene that were almost a second generation heirs to work first started by The Fall in the ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Her first LP, produced by R Kelly. 11 tracks, plus the intro and a bonus remix of the single "Back & Forth", also includes the title track, "No One Knows How To Love Me Quite Like You Do", 'Street thing", "Old School" and "I'm Down". (Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
Sweet modern soul with a sound that would get picked up on years later by the LA G-Funk scene. The album's produced by War's Far Out production team – and it's got a smooth sound that's mixed with moogy keyboards and compressed instrumentation on the best cuts. Some tracks are a bit too ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Juhani Aaltonen & Iro Haarla —
Kirkastus ... CD Tum (Finland), 2015. New Copy ...
Just Sold Out!
A beautiful setting for the talents of Finnish reedman Juhani Aaltonen – as the legendary musician works here alongside pianist Iro Haarla, who composed all the selections on the set! The record's got a spacious sound that's a fair bit different than Aaltonen's earlier work – often ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Sure it was a hit, but it's also a great track too – complete with lots of production twists and turns from Trevor Horn, as well as impeccable string arrangements from Anne Dudley! USA remix is actually a "dub version" – one that really cuts the song up a lot, and almost ... (Soul) read more12-inch, Vinyl record
A brilliant mix of jazz and world music! Abdul-Malik was the legendary bass player from the fifties who mixed straight jazz playing with traditional Middle Eastern rhythms – and although he most famously recorded albums with Monk as a regular bassist, his albums on his own are amazing ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Amazing stuff from Ahmed Abdul-Malik – one of the early 60s most enigmatic jazz talents! Malik was Thelonious Monk's bassist for a few years, but by the time of this record, he was working in a very sophisticated cross-cultural mode – pulling together many different strands of jazz and ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A rare album by Ahmed Abdul-Malik – the bass player best known for his work with Monk, and for some of his groundbreaking experimental sessions that mixed together jazz music and Eastern influences! This album is one of Malik's greatest – a combination of both his modern and ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Ahmed Abdul-Malik —
Spellbound ... CD Prestige/Dusty Groove, 1964. New Copy ...
Sublime sounds from the always-amazing Ahmed Abdul-Malik – a jazz bassist at heart, but also a musician with a great ear for Eastern instrumentation as well! Ahmed cut a few key records at the end of the 50s and start of the 60s – and this spellbinding set may well be one of his ... (Jazz) read moreCD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)
Group – Live ... CD No Business (Lithuania), 1986. New Copy ...
Vintage work from this overlooked group from the New York scene of the 80s – an all-star lineup that features Ahmed Abdullah on trumpet, Marion Brown on alto sax, Billy Bang on violin, Sirone and Fred Hopkins on bass, and Andrew Cyrille on drums! The tracks are long, and there's a loose, ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A crowning moment of achievement for trumpeter Ahmed Abdullah – a record that draws on his rich experience working with Sun Ra, but focuses the energy into a warmer, more spiritual jazz setting overall! The album's a lost treasure from the US scene of the late 70s – a perfect melding ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A beautiful record – and one that definitely lives up to the "innovative" name in the title! The set's a bit more complex, and more jazz-based than some of the other Folkways albums from Bilal Abdurahman – still very much in the spare modes of his other records, but also with ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
With Jan Hammer on organ and keyboards and Jack DeJohnette on drums! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)
John Abercrombie & John Scofield —
Solar ... CD Quicksilver, 1984. Used ...
Out Of Stock
John Abercrombie/Dave Holland/Jack DeJohnette —
Gateway ... LP ECM, 1975. Very Good+ ...
A whole new kind of trio session for the 70s – one that has the airy, open lines of guitarist John Abercrombie stretching out nicely in the company of drummer Jack DeJohnette and bassist Dave Holland! The music is archetypal ECM work of the time – a complete contrast to a guitar trio ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
With "Never Missin' A Beat", "Why Must I Feel Like Dat", "Game Wreck-Oniz-Iz Game", "Pimp Clinic", "VSOP", "Process Of Elimination", "G's & Macaronies" and "Mee Vs My Ego". (Hip Hop) LP, Vinyl record album
A wonderful continuation of the spiritual sounds of bassist Josh Abrams – an artist who only seems to draw us in deeper and deeper as the years go by – and that's saying a lot, given that we've been listening to his music for almost 20 years! Josh has moved way beyond the bass at this ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Some of the most meditative, spiritual sounds we've ever heard from the great Josh Abrams – a record that goes way past his more familiar work on bass – even though that's pretty darn great! For this set, Abrams reaches out to a host of different instruments – including the ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Brilliant work from composer/arranger/creator Joshua Abrams – one of the most creative figures to come out of the Chicago scene in the past couple decades – no hyperbole necessary! On Represencing Josh is largely working with the guimbri – the North African traditional string ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Although recorded early in the career of Muhal Richard Abrams, this brilliant LP shows the pianist/composer turning away from the stock jazz and studio work of earlier years – to develop into one of the richest talents to rise from the Chicago avant underground of the 60s! At the time of the ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Muhal Richard Abrams featuring Malachi Favors —
Sightsong ... LP Black Saint, 1976. New Copy (reissue)...
Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic record – and one of the warmest, most soulful sets we've ever heard from Muhal Richard Abrams! The album features Muhal's piano alongside the bass of Malachi Favors – a really unique duo outing that unlocks a whole new side of both players, especially Favors, who really ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A sprightly little soundtrack – penned by Anton Garcia Abril for an equally sprightly 60s comedy – complete with all the great tones and groovy moments you might expect! There's a nice dose of jazz in the mix – similar to early 60s Italian soundtracks – but the overall ... (Soundtracks) read moreCD
An essential roots album! A mid 70s landmark of harmony roots, the Abyssinians' Satta is hard to beat for hardcore, spiritual roots delivered over hypnotically pulsing rhythms. Robbie Shakespeare, plus Horsemouth, Boo Richards, Micky Chung, Chinna Smith and Clive Hunt and Geoffrey Chung are among ... (Reggae) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A crucial look at these key years of artist Vito Acconci – a time when the artist was becoming a key figure in the emerging world of performance art, and using his own body as a canvas to communicate with the world! Most of Acconci's important "pieces" from this time involved him ... (Books) read moreBook
The only full album from Johnny Ace – a key figure in the Memphis scene of the 50s, and one of the first great casualties of rock and roll! Johnny was one of the first singers to record for the legendary Duke label, and worked in a mode that helped transform the smoother style of the west ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Duke pressing! Not the 50s pressing – lighter than that – but doesn't say ABC anywhere either. Cover has some light wear & a few spots of clear tape.)
A really great cut from Idris Ackamoor and The Pyramids – a long spiritual jazz track that builds up with a soulfully flowing rhythm! There's some raw percussion at the core, played in a style that's laidback and midtempo – which allows plenty of room for the reeds to open up and solo ... (Funky 45's) read more7-inch, Vinyl record
Post-Brunswick work by Barbara Acklin – and pretty darn nice! "Raindrops" has a great little groove – very similar to the loping Chi-soul approach that Barb virtually invented at Brunswick in the late 60s, and a perfect fit for her righteous and bubbling vocals. "Here ... (Funky 45's) read more7-inch, Vinyl record
Mod madness from The Action – one of the lesser-known 60s groups on the London scene, at least on this side of the Atlantic – but one that we'd rank right up there with early Who or The Creation at their best! The Action have a soulful undercurrent that comes through both in the vocals ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Action Bronson's first proper full length in a while, and his most high profile to date, released by Atlantic and Vice! Mr Wonderful sports allstar production credits for Mark Ronson, Alchemist and others – plys some strong guest appearances by Chance The Rapper and more – but make no ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Art's sure making sure his lady gets her due on this one! But apart from an unweildy title, the album's a great set of smooth mellow soul numbers – very much in the vein you'd expect from having "love" repeated so many times in the title. Backing is tighter than on Arthur's ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has moderate wear & a promo stamp.)
An incredible soul album, with equally incredible roots – sung by Scottish-born singer Don Adams, but recorded in the Munich scene of the late 60s! Despite that overseas origin, though, the record's a sock-solid soul effort all the way through – steeped in modes borrowed from Memphis, ... (Soul) read moreCD
Nice stuff from one of Prelude's better club divas! The tracks are mostly aimed at the dancefloor, with production by Willie Lester and Rodney Brown – and Gayle sings in a strong soulful style that pushes a lot farther than some of the usual female vocals heard on club albums at the time. ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A tremendous moment for the great George Adams as a leader – a record that won the reedman widespread attention after some key work in the bigger groups of Gil Evans and Charles Mingus! Adams is a searing, soulful player right from the start – stepping out strongly on tenor at the ... (Jazz) read moreCD
George Adams & Don Pullen —
City Gates ... CD Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1983. New Copy ...
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One of the most beautiful albums ever cut by the team of reedman George Adams and pianist Don Pullen – a spare set of duets that really lets both players open up in their most soulful styles! The set begins with a pretty freewheeling vibe – one that might almost make you doubt the ... (Jazz) read moreCD
George Adams/Don Pullen Quartet —
Decisions ... CD Timeless/Solid (Japan), 1984. New Copy ...
One of those key records that has George Adams and Don Pullen reinventing expectations of jazz for the 80s – both musicians with plenty of ear for the outside, but also coming back home with a well-rounded, deeply-rooted approach that's crucial in taking the American jazz legacy another step ... (Jazz) read moreCD