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Bullet/Alan TewHanged Man – Original Television Soundtrack ... LP
Contour, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Nice funky 70s instrumentals, composed by Alan Tew, and performed by the group Bullet – a hip electric combo with a tight sound library feel. The overall style reminds us of Lalo Schifrin or Quincy Jones cop show work from the early 70s – with some tasty keyboards, plenty of riffing, and tight fast rhythmic tunes. The original's rare as hen's teeth, and the record is some of Tew's finest Brit easy work from the time. Titles include "Contract Man", "Killer HIll", "The Heist", "GBH", "Blue Panther", "The Spic", "Funky Bear", and "The Peterman". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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✨✧ VariousSound Gallery Vol 1 – 24 Musical Masterpieces ... CD
EMI/Scamp, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing! This is the legendary compilation that spawned a generation of loungecore fantatics during the mid-90s – and it's an incredible batch of rare tracks that still sounds great today. Most of the material was pulled from the EMI Studio 2 series – featuring groovy and funky Brit easy tracks recorded with stunning sound at the legendary Abbey Road studios. The tracks have a nice mix of mod scoring and funky rhythms – and titles include "Oh Calcutta" by Dave Pell Singers, "Blarney's Stoned" by Alan Hawkshaw, "Music To Drive By" by Joe Loss, "Penthouse Suite" by Syd Dale, "The Detectives" by Alan Tew, "Jet Stream" by John Gregory, "Life Of Leisure" by Keith Mansfield, "Funky Fever" by Alan Morehouse, and "I Feel The Earth Move" by John Keating. 24 tracks in all – and the kind of groundbreaking compilation that never gets old! CD
(Out of print. Barcode has some marker.)

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✨✧ VariousDramatic Funk Themes Vol 1 – British Rare Grooves From The Themes International Music Library 1973 to 1976 ... CD
Show Up (Germany), Mid 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Rare tracks in a world of already-rare music – a collection of funky numbers from the Themes International sound library – none of which have ever been released commercially before! The package is a great addition to the realm of sound library funk – and although the names here are familiar from their work for other labels, the tracks are all plenty darn fresh – often a fair bit electric, in keeping with the mid 70s vintage of the music! There's loads of funky beats, bumping basslines, and sweet keyboards lines on most of the cuts – and overall, the work here reminds us of some of the best funk from mid 70s Italian police films, or American cop shows from the same time. CD package features some great notes, as well as original Themes International cover images – and titles include "Flashpoint" and "High Diver" by Alan Hawkshaw, "Flying Squad" by Kenny Salmon, "Soul Train" by Les Hurdle, "Override" by Keith Roberts, "The Observer" by David Lindup, "Soul Slap" by Madeline Bell & Alan Parker, "El Zoro" by Mike Moran, "Sweeney Todd" by Alan Parker, "Get Up & Go" by Kenny Salmon, "Headlights" and "Scenechange 6a" by Alan Tew, "Inside Information" by David Lindup, and "Speed Run" by Alan Hawkshaw. – CD
 
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Dave BrubeckAll The Things We Are ... CD
Atlantic, 1976. Used ... $6.99
One of the best Dave Brubeck albums from later years – and one of the hippest! The record is noteworthy for its pairing of Anthony Braxton and Lee Konitz – the former a rising star at the time, influenced strongly by the latter in his roots – showcased here in some rare moments of Braxton straight-aheadness! Brubeck's contribution is heard most strongly on the album's extended trio "Jimmy Van Huesen Medley" – played by Dave with Jack Six on bass and Alan Dawson on drums. But we're most partial to the saxophone tunes – Konitz playing a spare duet with Brubeck on "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", soloing with the group on "Like Someone In Love", duetting with Braxton on "All The Things You Are" – and stepping back to let Anthony play with Dave on a version of "In Your Own Sweet Way". Really great stuff throughout – and a unique Brubeck moment! CD
Also available All The Things We Are ... LP 6.99

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Dave BrubeckAll The Things We Are ... LP
Atlantic, 1976. Near Mint- ... $6.99
One of the best Dave Brubeck albums from later years – and one of the hippest! The record is noteworthy for its pairing of Anthony Braxton and Lee Konitz – the former a rising star at the time, influenced strongly by the latter in his roots – showcased here in some rare moments of Braxton straight-aheadness! Brubeck's contribution is heard most strongly on the album's extended trio "Jimmy Van Huesen Medley" – played by Dave with Jack Six on bass and Alan Dawson on drums. But we're most partial to the saxophone tunes – Konitz playing a spare duet with Brubeck on "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", soloing with the group on "Like Someone In Love", duetting with Braxton on "All The Things You Are" – and stepping back to let Anthony play with Dave on a version of "In Your Own Sweet Way". Really great stuff throughout – and a unique Brubeck moment! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, promo sticker, and some smudges on back.)
Also available All The Things We Are ... CD 6.99

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Kevin HaysYou've Got A Friend ... CD
Jazz Eyes (Italy), 2009. Used ... $4.99
Laidback trio work from pianist Kevin Hays – a player with a great ear for finding fresh new corners in familiar tunes! Most of the tunes on here are from the pop cannon of a few decades back – but Hays' approach to the music is really fresh, kind of an open, flowing groove that reminds us a bit of Steve Kuhn at times – especially in the way Kevin balances modern impulses with warmer inflections. His bassist – Doug Weiss – is great too, and plays with a round sound that really bumps the tunes along nicely, even the gentle ones – and the trio is completed by Bill Stewart on drums. Tracks include "Think Of One", "You've Got a Friend", "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "Fool On The Hill", "Nothing Like You", and "Cheryl". CD

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✨✧ Makaya NtshokoMakaya & The Tstotis (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A record that's noteworthy not just as one of the rare few moments as a leader for drummer Makaya Ntshoko – but also for the great contributions of the members of the group – especially saxophonist Heinz Sauer, who really hits his stride here! Sauer's one of those oft-overlooked talents, but he's a hell of a player in the right setting – which this album definitely provides – a full-voiced, quickly-creative, yet very sensitive performer on tenor and alto sax – both instruments he uses with a righteous sense of majesty at the album's best moments. The group also features well-balanced piano from Bob Degen, and sublime bass from Isla Eckinger – another player we love to death, and who never gets his due – and titles include "Ode To Tilman", "Bridges", "Neged", "Tetralogue", and "Supension". CD also features three bonus tracks – "Santec", "Heboisma", and "Makaya's Song". CD
 
 
 



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