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✨✧ Mario Adnet & Philippe Baden PowellAfro Samba Jazz – The Music Of Baden Powell ... CD
Adventure Music, 2009. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wonderful tribute to the music of Baden Powell – way different than the simple solo acoustic set that you might normally get – and instead, a cool batch of larger arrangements that showcase a totally different side of Powell's tunes! The album's a great reminder that amidst some of his better-known sets of spare guitar work, Baden Powell also participated in some key larger ensemble sessions too – creating music that had a really lasting legacy in Brazil – brought back to light beautifully here by the team of Mario Adnet and Philippe Baden Powell. Arrangements are both by Adnet and Powell – and Mario plays guitar, and Philippe plays a bit of piano – alongside some fuller instrumentation that really shades in the tunes wonderfully. Titles include "Pai", "Alode", "Berimbau", "Yansan Suite", "Canto De Xango", "Ritmo Afro", "Caxanga De Oxala", "Lamento De Exu", and "Canto De Ossanha". CD
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✨✧ Hamilton De HolandaCasa De Bituca – The Music Of Milton Nascimento (CD & DVD) ... CD
Adventure Music, 2017. New Copy CD & DVD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
We've always loved albums by Hamilton De Holanda – but here, it really feels like there's something different and special going on – maybe in part because the songs are all classics by Milton Nascimento, but also because there's this fantastic core energy of the group – which sounds like it would really sparkle, no matter what the tunes! Hamilton plays 10 string mandolin, and vocalizes a bit – in a quintet that features guitar, drums, electric bass, and harmonica – the last of which is played by Gabriel Grossi, and soars through the tunes and creates these beautiful waves of color, almost acting like a single instrument representing the larger charts in the original Nascimento recordings – with a sense of tone that recalls similar performances by Toots Thielemans or Mauricio Einhorn. Nascimento adds his vocals to two especially great tunes – and titles include "Vera Cruz", "Travessia", "Cancao Da America", "Bicho Homem", "Bola De Mei Bola De Gude", "Cluba Da Esquinha No 2", "Maria Tres Filhos", and "Ponta De Areia". Comes with a bonus DVD, too! CD

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✨✧ Hamilton De Holanda & Andre MehmariGismonti Pascoal – The Music of Egberto & Hermeto ... CD
Adventure Music, 2013. Used ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful tribute to the music of Egberto Gismonti and Hermeto Pascoal – but presented in a fresh style that's very different than the originals! Gismonti and Pascoal were two of Brazil's most inventive composer/musicians of the 70s – both very open to new sounds, new rhythms, and new ways of putting instrumentation together – often with complex larger arrangements that really moved past any sort of simple styles or genre conventions! Here, pianist Andre Mehmari and mandolinist Hamilton De Holanda take things back to basics – and offer up these beautifully intimate readings of tunes by both composers – but with really lively instrumentation that still recalls all the deftness you would have heard from either of the original musicians. Holanda's work on the strings has never been more complex – or more magical – and Mehmari's got a rhythmic pulse and way of serving up colors at the same time – a beautiful style that really comes through on tracks that include "Frevo", "Sao Jorge", "Sete Aneis", "Palhaco", "Fala Da Paixao", "Bebe", and "Loro" – plus a few original tribute numbers by the duo too! And as a special bonus, both Gismonti and Pascoal each guest on one number in the set! CD
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✨✧ Mike Marshall & Jovino Santos NetoSerenata – The Music Of Hermeto Pascoal ... CD
Adventure Music, 2003. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the most beautiful interpretations of the work of Hermeto Pascoal we've ever heard – a record that manages to get at the brilliance of his compositions, yet present them in a completely different context than you might expect from Hermeto's own work. The album's mostly a duet effort – featuring Mike Marshall on mandolin and guitar and Jovino Santos Neto on piano and flute – and although Hermeto joins in a bit himself on a few tracks, most of the record is done in a spare, introspective mode that mostly just mixes the piano and stringed instruments in a lovely, light way. Titles include "Serenata", "Sertao Alagoano", "Quanto Mais Longe Mais Perto", "Os Guizos", "Joyce", "Floresta", and "Sept 1". CD

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✨✧ Ricardo Silveira & Luis AvellarRicardo Silveira & Luis Avellar Play The Music Of Milton Nascimento Live ... CD
Adventure Music, 2004. Used ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful take on the compositions of Milton Nasicmento – performed by guitarist Ricardo Silveira and pianist Luiz Avellar. Given the majesty and ambitious production styles often used with Nascimento's own recordings of his tunes, this stripped-down set is a very different take on the material – one that gets at the deeply personal spirit of the tunes, and which moves past the original lyrics into some introspective musical territory. We're surprised at how much we like the results, and we really enjoy the album's versions of "Para Lennon E McCartney", "Vera Cruz", "Cravo E Canela", "Travessia", and "Nuvem Cigana". CD

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Marcos AmorimSea Of Tranquility ... CD
Adventure Music, 2016. Used ... $3.99
Beautifully subtle guitar work from Marcos Amorim – a musician who plays an electric instrument, but can often make it feel as if waves of sound are just cascading out gently into the air – more tone than attack on the strings, with this style that's deft, but very unassuming – and which works especially well with the Fender Rhodes lines used on a good number of tracks on the album! The balance is key to Amorim's talents – as the whole thing would be too smooth or slick in the hands of someone else, but still has that up-close, personal vibe we loved in Marcos' other albums for Adventure. Other instrumentation includes bass and drums – and singer Delia Fischer appears on a few of the album's tracks, although the set is mostly instrumental overall. Titles include "Bolero", "January Ashes", "Dance Of The Five Princesses", "Sea Of Tranquility", "The Further Away The Closer I Get", "Sea Time", and "My African Goddess". CD

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Darol Anger & Barbara HigbieTideline ... CD
Windham Hill/Adventure Music, 1982. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Piano and violin come together beautifully here – the former by Barbara Higbie, the latter by Darrol Anger – who also plays mandolin and cello as well! There's an acoustic balance here that's more jazz than some of the other Windham Hill albums of the time – especially in the music's sense of rhythm and phrasing – and the rich acoustic tones of both players get wonderfully past some of the new age cliches that are too-often wrongly associated with the label – and remind us that at their best, records like these offer up a key flowering of the acoustic underground of the 70s. Mike Marshall plays guest mandolin on one title – and tracks include "Movie", "Tideline", "Above The Fog", "True Story", "Onyame", and "Gemini". Really great 2015 remaster – excellent sound and package – way better than the Windham Hill releases in the 80s! CD
(Great version – with much better mastering than the previous CD issue!)

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Hamilton De Holanda & Andre MehmariContinuous Friendship ... CD
Adventure Music, 2008. Used ... $4.99
A session that warmly tracks the continuous friendship of pianist Andre Mehmari and mandolin player Hamilton De Holanda – both players who come together here with a strong sense of sound – a mixture of jazz, Brazilian, and solo acoustic modes that sit together nicely in the set! There's a depth of tones here that's really amazing – quite a surprise for such a spare instrumental lineup, especially from the mandolin, which really sounds beautiful here. Titles include "It Happens", "Live Between Waltz", "Love Theme – Cinema Paradiso", "Underage", "The Continuous Friendship Choro", and "Rose". CD
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Hamilton De HolandaIntimo ... CD
Adventure Music, 2007. Used ... $4.99
Solo mandolin work by Hamilton De Holanda – played very much in the spare mode you might guess from the title – but often with a bit more dynamic energy than you might expect! Hamilton really has a great range of sound from his instrument – drawing on the Brazilian tradition of older bandolim work, but also bringing in some warmer, folksier overtones from the US as well – all recorded with great sound that really gets at the full depth of the instrument's sound. Titles include "Luiza", "Gratitude", "Beatriz", "Samba Do Sonho", "Passarim", "O Bem Do Mar", "Feitico Da Vila", and "Amor Saudade Amor". CD

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Tom Lellis & The Metropole OrchestraSkylark ... CD
Adventure Music, 2009. New Copy ... $6.99 15.99
The richest album we've heard so far from vocalist Tom Lellis – a well-done set that has the overlooked singer backed strongly by the Metropole Orchestra! Given the setting, the album reminds us a bit of recent Verve dates from Mark Murphy – a sound that's timeless, yet not in any sort of easy too-standard way – very fresh charts for the orchestral backings, and heartfelt lyrics from Lellis that are never lost in the larger setting. Some tunes sparkle with creative changes in the vocals, while others are delivered in straighter ballad modes – both forms that Tom handles perfectly – and titles include "Mountain Flight", "Milton's Moment", "Tell Me A Bedtime Story", "Love Is", "Straight Up & Down", and "Taken To Heart". CD

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Mike Marshall & Darol AngerChiaroscuro ... CD
Windham Hill/Adventure Music, 1985. New Copy ... $12.99 15.98
An overlooked gem from that moment when the acoustic underground of the 70s was sometimes getting lost amidst the new age deluge of the 80s – even though all of the best musicians still their best talents intact! Mike Marshall is one of those musicians – working here on mandolin and guitars alongside violinist Darrol Anger – in a warmly wonderful partnership that forges new roads ahead in instrumental music – pushing past some of the coldness of the post-jazz inventions of the ECM generation, and maybe finding a more American space in the process. Both of the leaders play a bit of keyboards – but hardly much at all – and the group does feature electric bass from Michael Manring – but these non-acoustic elements are really just used as shading around the edges, and still leave plenty of focus on the string performances that really make the record great. Titles include "Dolphins", "Dardanelles", "Bach Bouree", "Beloved Infidel", "Saurian's Farewell", and "Spring Gesture". Really great 2015 remaster – excellent sound and package – way better than the Windham Hill releases in the 80s! CD
(Great version – with much better mastering than the previous CD issue!)

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Mike Marshall & Hamilton De HolandaNew Words/Novas Palavras (CD & DVD) ... CD
Adventure Music, 2006. Used CD/DVD ... $4.99
A blend of traditional sounds from around the globe – played on a variety of stringed instruments by the team of Mike Marshall and Hamilton De Holanda! The feel is similar to some of Marshall's other recent work – folksy at the core, but done with some warmer jazz inflections – produced with a light little glow that keeps the whole thing from sounding too rootsy. Marshall plays mandolin, mandocello, and tenor guitar – and Hamilton plays 10-string bandolim and Irish bouzouki – on titles that include "Egypt", "Brejeiro", "Big Cou ntry", "Sao Jorge", " Pra Sempre", "Autumn Leaves", "Ham & Mike", "Receita De Samba", and "Blackberry Blossom". Also features a bonus DVD with live footage! CD
(Please note: The DVD is not labeled but we are assuming it is a Region 1, NTSC format DVD.)

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Jovino Santos NetoVeja O Som – See The Sound ... CD
Adventure Music, 2010. Used 2CD ... $8.99
A beautiful batch of work from pianist Jovino Santos Neto – a very wide range of duets, spread out over one CD recorded in the US, and another in Brazil! Neto's sound here is quite rich, and quite varied – changing up nicely to fit the mood of the artist he's paired with on each track – a great range of talents that runs from Brazilian artists like Joyce, Joao Donato, Airto, Paula Morelenbaum, and Monica Salmaso – to American musicians and singers like Joe Locke, Tom Lellis, Gretchen Parlato, and Bill Frisell! Titles include "Aquelas Coisas Todas", "Insensatez", "Cruzando O Sertao", "Ahie", "Sonora Garoa", "Feira De Mangaio", "April Child", and "Gloria". CD
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Philippe Baden PowellEstrada De Terra – Dirt Road ... CD
Adventure Music, 2006. Used ... $4.99
A tremendous little record from Philippe Baden Powell – son of the great Brazilian guitarist, and a musician who's set to impress us as much as his father! Philippe's working here in a mode that's no copycat of his famous father at all – on piano, first of all, and with a style that's fluid and jazzy – really stretching out with the warmth of some of our favorite Brazilian fusion from years back, balancing acoustic keys with rhythms that have an electric feel, but are often acoustic too – yet recorded with a soulful edge that really makes them come off wonderfully. The balance is hard to describe, but a really wonderful one – and gives the record a sort of glowing quality that really matches the flowing sound of Philippe's work on piano. Titles include "Boarding Gate", "Sango", "On The Edge Of The Lake", "For Her To Dance", "Dirt Road", "Rafaela's Song", and "Good Evening Zoara". CD
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PsychograssNow Hear This ... CD
Adventure Music, 2005. Used ... $4.99
A mix of acoustic jazz, bluegrass, and folk styles – performed by the Psychograss ensemble of Darol Anger on violin, Mike Marshall on mandolin, David Grier on guitar, Todd Phillips on acoustic bass, and Tony Trischka on banjo. There's a simple, straightforward sound here that takes us back to the best early work of Anger and Marshall – done at a time when such acoustic sessions were a fresh relief from overproduced music, and not the cliche they'd become in the new age years. Titles include "High Ham", "Road To Hope", "Scary", "Little Basses", "Not Yet Not", "In The Lion's Den", and "One Foot In The Gutter". CD

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Winds Of Brazil (Um Sopro De Brasil)Winds Of Brazil (Um Sopro De Brasil) ... CD
Adventure Music, 2004. Used ... $4.99
The Winds of Brazil is a pretty heady little group – one that features work by Brazilian reed players Teco Cardoso, Vinicius Dorin, Lea Freire, Mauro Rodrigues, and Paulo Moura – all working here in a slightly-orchestral performance of Brazilian classics and original numbers! There's a fluid feel here that keeps the proceedings from being too stiff or too academic – and songs are presented in fresh arrangements exclusive to the group, penned by Mauricio Einhorn, Paulo Moura, Benjamin Taubkin, Vittor Santos, and others – in ways that unite earthier and more sophisticated Brazilian musical traditions. Titles include "Firm & Smooth", "The March Of The Sounds", "Morning Of Carnaval", "Kenoma", "Sunset Star", "Affectionate", and "Steel In The Piston". CD

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✨✧ Mario Adnet & Jobim JazzMore Jobim Jazz ... CD
Adventure Music, 2011. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great follow-up to the first Jobim Jazz set from guitarist Mario Adnet – and in many ways, an even better-conceived version of the project! The difference this time around is that Adnet's been working through the concept in a live setting for a few years – and has come up with wonderfully rich arrangements that really push beyond any simple bossa remake sort of vibe – and instead show up the rich, complicated qualities that we've always loved in the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim – especially in the 70s years of his career! Adnet mostly plays acoustic guitar, but other instrumentation is full with horns – usually flutes and saxes that are intertwined beautifully, with a dipping, soaring sort of energy – not unlike some of the best arrangements by Moacir Santos. Titles include "Takatanga", "Mojave", "Boto", "Bonita", "O Homem", "O Barbinha Branca", "Samba De Maria Luiza", and "Deus E O Diablo Na Terra Do Sol". CD
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✨✧ Muiza AdnetMuiza Adnet Sings Moacir Santos ... CD
Adventure Music, 2007. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A lovely collection of songs penned by Moacir Santos – sung by the equally lovely Muiza Adnet, who really manages to unlock the best spirit of the tunes! Of course, it helps that Muiza's working here under the guidance of brother Mario Adnet, who helped produce Santos' late-career classic Ouro Negro – and who gives this record a similar blend of sophisticated arrangements, and personal, heartfelt vocals. Santos actually sings duets with Adnet on a few tunes – in that raspy, soulful style we love so much – and the record also features guest vocal work from Ivan Lins and Milton Nascimento as well! Titles include "Ciranda", "Off & On", "Lembre-Se", "April Child", "Tomorrow Is Mine", "Wake Up & Smile", "A Santinha La Da Serra", "Nana", and "Early Morning Love". CD
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✨✧ Maria MarquezNature's Princess ... CD
Adventure Music, 2004. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rich vocals and sweet jazzy backings – a great set from Venezuelan singer Maria Marquez – recorded in a style that recalls some of our favorite Brazilian jazz vocal sets from years back! Maria currently resides in Oakland, and the album's got some of the Bay Area glow of Brazilian jazz sets from the 70s and early 80s – light use of electric instrumentation next to acoustic, in a style that creates a warm glow overall, and really sets things up nicely for Maria's vocals. Titles include "Besame Mucho", "La Lagrima", "La Reina", "Tonanda De Ordeno", "Es Decir", "Reveron", and "Princes De La Naturaleza". CD
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✨✧ Jovino Santos Neto & Andre MehmariGuris – A Tribute To Hermeto Pascoal ... CD
Adventure Music, 2017. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A gorgeous tribute to the music of Hermeto Pascoal – performed here by the twin pianists Jovino Santos Neto and Andre Mehmari, with some additional guest help from Hermeto himself! The album's way more than just a set of piano work, though – as the music really lives up to the larger sonic legacy of Pascoal's vision – and explodes with fresh colors and light at each new twist and turn – sometimes when one or the other player might pick up another instrument, like melodica, flute, harmonium, or bandolim – but still even just when the sound comes from two acoustic pianos, soaring to the skies in unison. Pascoal plays on a few of the album's tracks – adding in work on melodica and teakettle – the last of which is a great example of how inventive the sonic range of the performance is throughout! Titles include "Certeza", "Guris", "Andorinhas", "Samba Do Belaqua", "Dois Santos – Jorge E Antonio", "Aquela Valsa", and "Bailando Com Cerveja". CD
 
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Vanishing TwinChoose Your Own Adventure ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2016. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
Malcolm Catto is at the production helm for this sweet debut set from Vanishing Twin – and you can definitely hear his touches in the music – which is often funky and trippy at the same time! The group themselves have kind of a fuzz-frequency vibe that lies somewhere between late 60s French pop psych, and maybe the revived analogue modes of the 90s – with echoey drums, swirling organ and keyboard lines, and vocals that seem nicely compressed down into the mix – but in a way that gives them more Silver Apples-like power. But there's also some moodier, spookier moments too – almost soundtrack elements from time to time, especially at the more obtuse instrumental points – which almost feel like they could have come from a Finders Keepers reissue. Titles include "Under The Water", "Eggs", "Truth Is Boring", "Choose Your Own Adventure", "Telescope", "Vanishing Twin Syndrome", and "The Conservation Of Energy". LP, Vinyl record album

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Georges Garvarentz/Jerry ValeMarco The Magnificent! ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
George Garvarentz did the campy music for this "eastern" adventure thriller starring Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif, and Orson Welles. The film's a period piece, and the music has kind of a fake "serial thriller" quality to it, but with a nice groovy edge, as you'd expect from Mr. G. Cuts include "Dance of Fire", "The New Dawn", "The Great Wall", "Road to Adventure", and "The Fatal Decision" – and Jerry Vale sings "Somewhere", which is the title cut. LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Mario Adnet & Paulo JobimJobim Orchestra & Guests (CD & DVD) ... CD
Adventure, 2017. New Copy CD & DVD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Years back, guitarist Mario Adnet gave us a great album of symphonic takes on the tunes of Antonio Carlos Jobim – and here, he strongly expands on that idea by working through some jazz orchestra arrangements – done in collaboration with the younger Paulo Jobim! The music is beautiful right from the start – arranged with the complexity that Jobim brought to his sounds in the bossa nova years, but also given some of the sharper edges he picked up in the 70s – which only seemed to underscore the melancholy elements in his songs! Arrangements are either borrowed from classic charts – including a few by Claus Ogerman – or handled by Mario – and most tracks have vocals, sung by Adnet, Paulo Jobim, Alice Caymmi, Dora Morelenbaum, and others. Instrumentation includes a fair bit of acoustic guitar alongside the larger ensemble – but we love the reed elements the most, especially the flute – and titles include "Aguas De Marco", "Chovendo Na Roseira", "Boto", "Mantiqueira Range", "Olha Maria", "Falando De Amor", "Eu Te Amo", "Um Certo Capitao Rodrigo", and "O Saci". Also comes with a bonus DVD, with performances of most of the songs! CD

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✨✧ Hoyt Curtain, William Hanna, & Joseph BarberaJohnny Quest ... CD
La La Land, 1964. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
Music from an ultra-cool kid cartoon of the 60s – sounding almost better here away from the screen than it did in the TV show! The main theme of Johnny Quest has a great current of mod jazz, and there's a fair bit of that on some of the other tracks too – modes that usually feature a larger ensemble with great horn work, in a style that's maybe almost the sound that you'd get if Henry Mancini were scoring a cartoon – with all the richness of color that might imply! Other tracks are more scene-setters, but still quite far from the usual modes for a cartoon – and although the music's credited partly to the show's creators, the Hanna-Barbera team, we're guessing the real genius comes from the music direction of Hoyt Curtain and Ted Nichols. 2CD set features material from a number of different shows – including "Dragons Of Ashida", "The Robot Spy", "Arctic Splashdown", "Calcutta Adventure", "Treasure Of The Temple", "Attack Of The Tree People", "Terror Island", "The Mystery Of The Lizard Men", and "The Curse Of Anubis" – plus other shows too, the main themes, and even some bonus tracks! CD
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✨✧ Hamilton De HolandaWorld Of Pixinquinha ... CD
Adventure, 2015. Used ... Out Of Stock
A gorgeous tribute to the genius of the great Pixinguinha – headed by bandolim player Hamilton De Holanda, and featuring a top-shelf array of guests that includes Richard Galliano, Chucho Valdes, Omar Sosa, Stefano Bollani, and Wynton Marsalis! Given Pixinguinha's more familiar expressions on reeds – the approach here is a really nice change, and quite different than other tributes to his music over the years – very personal and poetic in the way that Hamilton approaches the tunes, and given extra special inflections by the guests. Most numbers are just duo tracks, without any larger instrumentation – which takes the choro form to its roots, on titles that include "Naquele Tempo", "Ingenuo", "Rosa", "Seu Lourenco No Vinho", "Capricho De Pixinguinha", "Cancao Da Odalisca", and "Um A Zero". CD
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✨✧ Sven LibaekInner Space – Original Soundtrack (deluxe 180 gram collector's edition) ... LP
Festival/Votary (Australia), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of our favorite records of all time – an incredible soundtrack from the legendary Sven Libaek, served up in a swirling blend of vibes, flute, guitar, and organ – all with a bubbly, watery feel that's totally amazing! The album's easily one of the greatest from the Australian scene of the 70s – originally penned for a film of underwater adventure, but a treasure trove of groove that easily stands next to any of the best American or Italian soundtracks of the time. Libaek's approach is really unique – almost soft on the attack, which creates a really strong flow in the music – always warm, always rhythmic, and plenty darn groovy – thanks to the incredible instrumentation on the set! Players include Don Burrows and Errol Buddle on flutes, Col Nolan on organ, John Sangster on vibes, George Golla on guitar, and Sven himself on piano – and titles include "Inner Space", "Music For Eels", "Sounds Of The Deep", "Nocturnal Lullaby", "Danger Reef", "Seasnakes", "Midget Monsters", "Beche De Mer", "Attacking Sharks", "Inner Space", and "Turtlemusic". LP features a whopping 16 tracks in all newly remastered from the original master tapes! LP, Vinyl record album
 
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✨✧ Sal MaidaFour Strings, Phony Proof & 300 45s – Adventures From Roxy Music, Sparks & Milk N Cookies ... Book
HoZac, 2017. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
A pretty amazing little memoir by NYC born & bred bass player Sal Maida – hardly a household name, but a guy whose story ought to be known – having gone from an obsessive music fan and card carrying member of the Sparks International Fan Club to actually playing IN Sparks, but not until after some time playing bass in Roxy Music, and co-founding east coast power pop should-be legends Milk 'N' Cookies! His story and adventures don't begin or end in any of those situations, though. He's done session work in loads of Kim Fowley productions and all kinds of great stuff with fascinating characters, and while he could be forgiven for laying out his story by bragging, he never really does that here, starting out as a New York's Little Italy-bred Anglophile who kept finding himself and more and more interesting situations, but was first a starstruck fan. Written in his charming voice, and filled with his own photos and more. Paperback, 175+ pages and with a forward by Lenny Kaye. Book

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Ray Brown & Quincy JonesAdventurers ... LP
Symbolic, 1970. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A rare groover from the team of Ray Brown and Quincy Jones – a smoking little set that completely revises the music for The Adventurers! The original score for the film featured tunes by Antonio Carlos Jobim, played by Deodato – a great combination at the time, but completely different than the heavy funk laid out here by Ray and Quincy! The pair really cook things up strongly here – hitting some of the best funky vibes you'd hear on Quincy Jones scores from the late 60s and early 70s – or some of Ray Brown's funkiest jazz sessions of the time. Brown leads the band, and the set's produced by Quincy – who also arranged some tracks – with help from JJ Johnson, Tom Scott, and Jimmy Jones too. Titles include "Fat Cat Strut", "Polo Pony", "El Lobo's Marc", "Wishful Thinking", "Love Theme From The Adventurers", and "Go Down Dying". LP, Vinyl record album

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IncognitoClassic Album Series (Who Needs Love/Adventures In Black Sunshine/Eleven/bonus tracks) (3CD set) ... CD
Dome (UK), 2002/2004/2005. New Copy 3 CDs ... $14.99
Three great albums from Incognito – served up at a mighty nice price, and with bonus tracks too! Who Needs Love is a gem from over a decade ago – and Jean-Paul "Bluey" Maunick pulled out all the stops on this set – working with a range of vocalists that includes Joy Rose, Kelli Sae, Tony Momrelle, Joy Malcolm, and Brazilian soul legend Ed Motta! The range of voices on the set really gives it a lot of depth – moving past the easy jazz funk moments of earlier sets, and going for an all-solid, all-soulful approach that really blows our mind! Great stuff all the way through – maybe their best album in years – and a record you'll be playing into the next decade. Titles include "Morning Sun", "Who Needs Love", "Stone Cold Heart", "Where Love Shines", "Blue", "Fly", "If You Want My Love", and "Cada Dia". On Adventures In Black Sunshine, the groove is sweetly soulful, with a jazzy undercurrent that hearkens back to the best west coast soul of the 70s – and Bluey's got the group honed to perfection, playing with a razor-sharp edge that keeps the tunes as funky as they are soulful! Vocals are by Maysa and Tony Momrelle – and tracks include "Don't Turn My Love Away", "This Thing Called Love", "The Principles Of Love", "Everything Your Heart Desires", "Close My Eyes", "25th Chapter", and "Mr Jones". Eleven is a record that's a great testament to Incognito's richly-collaborative spirit – a quality that makes plenty of room here for lead vocals by Maysa Leak, Imaani, and Carleen Anderson – and which benefits strongly from some great keyboard lines by Ski Oakenfull. But as usual, mainman Bluey is the one to thank for the record – because his sense of groove, and love of classic 70s-influenced soul comes through very strongly on all tracks – hitting an on-the-money sound that makes the group, and this latest album, stand head to head with some of the best soul acts of classic years. Another winner from Incognito – not a bit of fluff at all – and a sublime batch of tracks that includes "Jacaranda", "Show Me Love", "We Got Music", "Let The Mystery Be", "Will I Ever Learn", "I'll Get By", "As Long As It's You", and "When Tomorrow Brings You Down". Bonus tracks include the previously-unreleased "To Prove My Love" and "Feel The Real" – plus "Zaius (Ski Oakenfull mix)". CD

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✨✧ Minnie RipertonStay In Love – A Romantic Fantasy Set To Music ... LP
Epic, 1977. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Along with Perfect Angel and Adventures In Paradise, this is one of the key albums of Minnie's career – recorded when she was at the height of her power, forging a whole new soul sound that mixed her incredible voice with jazzy modern arrangements that were a few years ahead of most of the other singers at her level. The album's subtitled "A Romantic Fantasy Set To Music", and it features a swirling mix of ballads and uptempo tunes – all with a sexy sound, and some of the most seductive vocals that Minnie ever recorded. Includes the club groover "Young Willing & Able", plus "Can You Feel What I'm Saying?", "Gettin' Ready for Your Love", "Could It Be I'm In Love", and the great "Stick Together", written with Stevie Wonder. LP, Vinyl record album
(Including the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Clifford JordanAdventurer ... LP
Muse, 1978. Used ... Out Of Stock
A gem of a record from Clifford Jordan – proof that the 70s were possibly the greatest decade for his music! Although most of Jordan's contemporaries from the big tenor days of the 50s really didn't grow much during the 70s, Clifford always continued to develop his style – adding in modes and tones that he'd never played before, working in an ever rich tapestry of jazz that makes just about any of his albums from the time a delight. Even this session – a simple quartet date recorded with Tommy Flanagan, Bill Lee, and Grady Tate – offers lots of wonderful moments, and is kind of a post-righteous 70s soul jazz album, filled with lots of warm tones and straight soulful playing that are almost a back to earth moment after his Strata East years – but still equally expressive. Titles include "He's A Hero", "No More", "Quasimodo", and "Adventurer". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small name in marker on back.)

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✨✧ Michel Magne & His OrchestraTropical Fantasy ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A beautiful lost bit of Exotica from the early 60's! Michel Magne recorded this "adventure in exotic sounds and percussion" in the Barclay Studios in Paris – as one of the excellent albums he cut in France before moving onto more famous soundtracks – and the set's got a wonderful mix of percussion, woodwinds, vibes, and piano – but also features tiny bit of tape manipulation, which gives the whole thing an even groovier sound! The feel is way cooler than the usual exotica groove – key proof of Magne's early musical vision – and titles include "Congo", "Tabu", "Sahara", "Two Silhouettes", and "Tropical". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Michel Magne & His OrchestraTropical Fantasy ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful lost bit of Exotica from the early 60's! Michel Magne recorded this "adventure in exotic sounds and percussion" in the Barclay Studios in Paris – as one of the excellent albums he cut in France before moving onto more famous soundtracks – and the set's got a wonderful mix of percussion, woodwinds, vibes, and piano – but also features tiny bit of tape manipulation, which gives the whole thing an even groovier sound! The feel is way cooler than the usual exotica groove – key proof of Magne's early musical vision – and titles include "Congo", "Tabu", "Sahara", "Two Silhouettes", and "Tropical". LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)


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✨✧ VariousRiot City – Rocking Northwest Instrumentals ... CD
Jerden/Ace (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
There must have been something in the water up in the Pacific Northwest back in the 60s – because for some reason, that tiny corner of America was home to a hell of a lot of rocking little combos – a good deal of whom are featured on this set! These guys are so great, they don't need any vocals at all – as most of these Northwest groups manage to say as much with a guitar line, sax solo, or keyboard part as other groups would with a vocal – and we might even say that the lack of lyrics gives these cuts even more of an edge than some of their contemporaries, as there's no outdated lyrical references or silly chorus parts – just searing instrumentation all the way through, played by some hot-blooded young musicians. All cuts come from the Jerden label – although some were never issued back in the day – and the collection features great notes by 60s indie rock historian Alec Palao, who also put the whole thing together. Titles include "Riot City" by Rocky & His Friends, "Sticky" by James Henry & The Olympics, "David's Mood" by Dave Lewis, "Mr Meadowlands" by The Chessmen, "Hitch Hiking Home" by Johnny & The Velvetones, "Purple Peanuts" by The Beachcombers, "Black Cat" by The Checkers, "Excelsior" by The Adventurers, "Driving Home" by Doug Robertson & The Good Guys, and "Banzai Pipeline" by Danny & The Seniors. CD

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Ed PiskorHip Hop Family Tree Monthly #11 ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2016. New Copy ... $0.99 3.99
The history of hip hop – as anthologized in one of the coolest comic series of the new millennium! Hip Hop Family Tree #11's cover hero is a fuzzy young Rick Rubin – not the latter day music industry Zen Master Rick Rubin we know today, but the hungry, young Beastie Boys producer era – and it also chronicles some early adventures of Doug E Fresh & MC Ricky D, The Fat Boys, the Graffiti Rock show, Whodini, a Hip Hop Family Tree pin-up portrait of Ol' Dirty Bastard and much more! Book

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Television PersonalitiesMummy You're Not Watching Me ... CD
Fire (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
The second fantastic set from this seminal group from the early 80s UK scene – a combo who might have been punk at the core, but also worked with a smattering of mod influences – ala The Jam – but also weren't afraid to get a bit psychedelic at times too – in ways that make them key precursors to the whole Creation Records scene, and all the changes in British rock to come later in the decade! The album's got a fantastic balance between musical darkness and the group's inherent sense of wit – served up in ways that are as intrinsically British as the Kinks were in the late 60s, but with all the short, sharp sound of the post-punk generation. Titles include "Painting By Numbers", "David Hockney Diaries", "Adventure Playground", "A Day In Heaven", "Scream Quietly", "Brian's Magic Car", and "If I Could Write Poetry". CD
Also available Mummy You're Not Watching Me ... LP 23.99

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Television PersonalitiesMummy You're Not Watching Me ... LP
Fire (UK), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
The second fantastic set from this seminal group from the early 80s UK scene – a combo who might have been punk at the core, but also worked with a smattering of mod influences – ala The Jam – but also weren't afraid to get a bit psychedelic at times too – in ways that make them key precursors to the whole Creation Records scene, and all the changes in British rock to come later in the decade! The album's got a fantastic balance between musical darkness and the group's inherent sense of wit – served up in ways that are as intrinsically British as the Kinks were in the late 60s, but with all the short, sharp sound of the post-punk generation. Titles include "Painting By Numbers", "David Hockney Diaries", "Adventure Playground", "A Day In Heaven", "Scream Quietly", "Brian's Magic Car", and "If I Could Write Poetry". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Mummy You're Not Watching Me ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Sabu MartinezSorcery! (original pressing) ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A strange little record – a bit different than usual from percussionist Sabu Martinez, and with a slight exotica feel too! There's a groove that's still mostly Latin – but, like most of Sabu's wonderful music, things go way past the obvious – as percussion takes hold, and Sabu moves things in ways that are all his own! The rest of the players aren't credited – but the set's billed to Sabu's "Percussion Ensemble" – possibly because the liner notes spend too much time referring to the musician as some sort of earthy savage. Tracks are long, with lots of heavy percussion – and titles include "Bonco", "Moon Black", "Sol", and "Milk Weed". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gold label Adventures in Sound pressing, with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)
 
 
 



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