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Steve Reid's Bamboo ForrestMysteries ... CD
Telarc, 1997. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Promotional stamp on CD.)

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Andrew Raffo DewarSix Lines Of Transformation/Music For Eight Bamboo Flutes ... CD
Porter, 2008. Used ... $2.99
Atmospheric reed work from composer Andrew Raffo Dewar – music that seems to start in the territory of some of Yusef Lateef's more exotic sides, then take off into much more abstract directions! The CD features two extended pieces – the first of which is "Six Lines Of Transformation", played by a sextet that includes bass clarinet, quarter-tone flute, bassoon, trumpet, bass, and percussion – all handled with a mix of earthy tones and more avant expressions. "Music For Eight Bamboo Flutes" follows – played by the octet imagined by the title – in a very weird way that has the flutes hovering together in unique sonic space – more just abstract tones instead of notes, with a chillingly cold sort of feel! CD

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John Kaizan Neptune with Arakawa BandBamboo ... LP
Toshiba (Japan), 1980. Very Good ... $1.99
Bamboo flute and funky grooves – a great little set that mixes the talents of John Kaizan Neptune with the electric jazz of the Arakawa Band – in a way that recalls American work from the Kudu generation! Although other players often play the bamboo flute with a sleepier sound – using the sometimes-clumsy instrument mostly to shade in colors and tone – Neptune's got an amazingly deft touch here, and keeps up with the tighter rhythms at a level that would match the work of Bobbi Humphrey or Hubert Laws! Tracks are all originals, and titles include "Walk Downtown", "Genji", "Fun Key", "Bamboo", and "Blue Wind". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing on Inner City. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Dennis WilsonPacific Ocean Blue/Bamboo (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Home(r) Entertainment Network, 1977. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A surprisingly sweet solo effort from Beach Boy Dennis Wilson – a record of surprising depth and darkness, and arguably stronger than most of the albums at the time from the larger group! Dennis produced the album himself, with some executive help from James William Guerico – whose guidance here seems key, given the overall quality of the set. There's some echoes of Beach Boys' styles in the music, but the sound is much more personal as well – Wilson's ragged vocals in the lead on all numbers, sometimes upfront and fragile, sometimes given a bit more umph through the use of processing – at that level that the whole group would often experience in the studio during the 70s. The album's as much of a showcase for Dennis' writing skills as it is for his vocals – and songs are co-written with co-producer Gregg Jakobson, as well as Carl Wilson, Mike Love, and Karen Lamm-Wilson. Titles include "River Song", "Friday Night", "Thoughts Of You", "Dreamer", "Time", "You And I", and "What's Wrong". Also features a full bonus CD with the sessions for the unreleased Bambu album – with tracks that include "School Girl", "It's Not Too Late", "Under The Moonlight", "Are You Real", "He's A Bum", "Cocktails", "I Love You", "Constant Companion", and "Time For Bed". CD

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✨✧ Hozan Yamamoto & Sharps & FlatsBeautiful Bamboo Flute (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Victor/Universal (Japan), 1971. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest albums ever cut by Japanese wood flute player Hozan Yamamoto – a set that has him working with very groovy backings from the Sharps & Flats ensemble – who almost give the whole thing an MPS label blending of funky jazz and world music sounds! The approach is wonderful – a bit more upbeat and swinging than some of Yamamoto's other records, as Nobuo Hara leads the larger group with a totally cool sound – which makes the flute lines a sweet exotic touch over straightforward, soul-drenched, big band jazz! We might even link the sound to some of Dorothy Ashby's grooviest albums for Chess/Cadet – although with flute, instead of harp – and titles include "Komoro Mago-Uta", "Soma Bon-Uta", "Kokirio Bushi", "Sado Okesa", "Tairyo Utaikomi", and "Kuroda-Bushi". CD
(SHM-CD pressing! Part of the amazing Deep Jazz Reality series!)
 
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Paul BleyImprovisie ... CD
America/Bamboo (France), 1972. New Copy ... $16.99
Incredible work from Paul Bley – and a record that captures him in his excellent electric period, working in a different setting than we've heard him elsewhere! The group on the set is a trio – one that matches Bley's work on electric piano and synthesizer with percussion from Han Bennink and vocals, piano, bass, and additional synthesizer from a young Annette Peacock! Peacock is especially restrained on the record – especially if you only know her later, straighter work – and her contribution here is wonderfully subtle and extremely lovely. Side one features the track "Improvisie", a free improvisation with Bley on electric piano and synthesizer – and tonalities are as "out" as the playing, which is generally quite spacious and dynamic – though hardly quiet. The second side features a Peacock tune titled "Touching" that's a bit more intense – very much in the spirit of the work on the first side, and a unique slice of magic from this one-off session! CD
Also available Improvisie ... LP 23.99

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Paul BleyImprovisie ... LP
America/Bamboo (France), 1972. New Copy ... $23.99
Incredible work from Paul Bley – and a record that captures him in his excellent electric period, working in a different setting than we've heard him elsewhere! The group on the set is a trio – one that matches Bley's work on electric piano and synthesizer with percussion from Han Bennink and vocals, piano, bass, and additional synthesizer from a young Annette Peacock! Peacock is especially restrained on the record – especially if you only know her later, straighter work – and her contribution here is wonderfully subtle and extremely lovely. Side one features the track "Improvisie", a free improvisation with Bley on electric piano and synthesizer – and tonalities are as "out" as the playing, which is generally quite spacious and dynamic – though hardly quiet. The second side features a Peacock tune titled "Touching" that's a bit more intense – very much in the spirit of the work on the first side, and a unique slice of magic from this one-off session! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Improvisie ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ Paul BleyPaul Bley Synthesizer Show ... CD
Milestone/Bamboo, 1970. New Copy ... $16.99
A great record by Paul Bley – one of his few forays into electronic music, and a set that's got a really striking feel right from the start! Unlike some of the gimmicky moog records of the time – or some of the noisier avant electronic sets – Bley finds a way to use the instrument to open up new perspectives in jazz, often with a style that's tuneful and filled with sentiment – maybe an electronic contrast to his solo piano material on ECM! The tunes were all penned by Annette Peacock – and they have Bley playing a lot more soulfully than on other records from the time. Backing is by acoustic drum and bass, and Bley plays a bit of acoustic piano on the record – but the real highlight are the choppy rhythmic chunks of electronics, played in a style that sounds very little like Bley's other work. Believe it or not, there's even a few nice groovers on here – although most of the record is in a downtempo mode. Titles include "Parks", "Mr Joy", "Archangel", "Snakes", Gary", and "Nothing Ever Was, Anyway". CD
Also available Paul Bley Synthesizer Show (180 gram pressing) ... LP 23.99

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Paul BleyPaul Bley Synthesizer Show (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Milestone/Bamboo, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
A great record by Paul Bley – one of his few forays into electronic music, and a set that's got a really striking feel right from the start! Unlike some of the gimmicky moog records of the time – or some of the noisier avant electronic sets – Bley finds a way to use the instrument to open up new perspectives in jazz, often with a style that's tuneful and filled with sentiment – maybe an electronic contrast to his solo piano material on ECM! The tunes were all penned by Annette Peacock – and they have Bley playing a lot more soulfully than on other records from the time. Backing is by acoustic drum and bass, and Bley plays a bit of acoustic piano on the record – but the real highlight are the choppy rhythmic chunks of electronics, played in a style that sounds very little like Bley's other work. Believe it or not, there's even a few nice groovers on here – although most of the record is in a downtempo mode. Titles include "Parks", "Mr Joy", "Archangel", "Snakes", Gary", and "Nothing Ever Was, Anyway". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Paul Bley Synthesizer Show ... CD 16.99

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Chris CortezAwakenings ... CD
Blue Bamboo, 2007. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Joe LoCascioGhosts ... CD
Blue Bamboo, 2007. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Harvie SCocolamus Bridge ... CD
Blue Bamboo, 2008. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
 
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Don CherryMu Second Part ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Don Cherry really breaks out here on his classic Mu sessions from France – using the new freedoms of post-68 Paris to explore themes at a level that would set the tone for generations to come! The album's very spare, and very improvised – with Cherry on pocket trumpet, piano, and wooden flute – plus a bit of percussion too – alongside drummer Ed Blackwell, who's equally unbridled – showing a huge evolution since the time both he and Don spent in the group of Ornette Coleman! There's a few echoes of the global elements that Cherry would later embrace more strongly in the 70s – but the core energy here is mostly improvised jazz, handled at a level that really makes a lot better use of the freedom than some of Don's contemporaries. Titles on this second part include "Bamboo Night", "The Mysticism Of My Sound", "Psycho Drama", "Smiling Faces Going Places", "Teo Teo Can", and "Dollar Brand/Spontaneous Composing/Exert Man On The Moon". LP, Vinyl record album

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Bob Downes Open MusicFive Trios ... CD
Bob Downes Music/Openian (Germany), 1970s. New Copy ... $8.99
Amazing work from British reedman Bob Downes – a host of previously-unissued 70s recordings, all of them trio numbers with a wonderfully stripped-down feel! Downes is possibly best known for his larger group experiments of the Open Music years – but here, he comes across as much more of a cutting-edge jazzman – blowing a variety of reeds, including flute, tenor, alto, and soprano saxes (sometimes simultaneously!) – with only just bass and drums to back him up! Yet as with most of Bob's other recordings from the time, there's a wonderful sense of rhythm to these cuts – never too free, and always with an inherent groove that hangs somewhere between the modal and the harmelodic. The drummer on all cuts is Denis Smith, and bassists include Barry Guy, Jeff Clyne, and Marc Meggido – on tracks that include "Bamboo Blaze", "Spooks", "Living It Up In Rio", "Desert Waltz", "Circus", "Moonstruck", and "Ghosts In Space". CD

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Ryo KawasakiJuice ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... About November 29, 2017
One of the few American releases by this legendary Japanese fusion artist – and a pretty funky little record as well! Ryo Kawasaki plays lead guitar and the very cool "string synthesizer" on the set – making for a sweet mix of electric grooves that has some really great spacey touches! Tracks have a core funky base at the bottom – grooving in a mode that's tight, but never too slick – and which allows just the right amount of space to make the album work in equal parts electric jazz and funky fusion. The whole thing's great, and tracks include the great sample cut "Bamboo Child", plus other nice groovers that include "Raisins", "East Side Boogie", and "El Toro". CD

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Ryo KawasakiRing Toss ... LP
Chiaroscuro, 1977. Very Good ... $11.99
One of the best albums ever from Japanese guitarist Ryo Kawasaki – a set recorded with help from a hip array of American players who really help come up with a tight, soulful, electric groove! Kawasaki plays both electric and acoustic guitar – and as on other records, there's a strong dose of the organic that really sets his playing apart from other fusion artists of the time – a bit of exoticism, maybe, almost echoing some Japanese folk roots – but always focused more strongly into jazz-based territory. Artists on the set include Sam Morrison on flute and soprano sax, Larry Willis on Fender Rhodes, Alex Blkake on bass, Badal Roy on tabla, and Steve Gorn on bamboo flute – and titles include the great track "Frostbite" – plus "Tane's Dream", "Bones", "Sombrero", "Sarabande", and "Suite In D". LP, Vinyl record album

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Arthur LymanYellow Bird ... LP
Hi Fi, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Sweet exotic sounds from the Arthur Lyman group – heavy on vibes and lots of hip percussion – recorded with a gently swaying feel that recalls the best energy of the Hawaiian scene in the postwar years! The set's one of Lyman's early solo dates – recorded Henry Kaiser Aluminum Dome in Hawaii – which you can almost hear in the way the sounds here resonate, and hang sweetly in air. The tunes are pretty mellow, but in a good way – more sonically sensitive than some more gimmicky, sound effect-heavy exotica – and titles include "Adventures in Paradise", "Andalusia", "Yellow Bird", "Arrivederci Roma", "Sweet & Lovely", "Bamboo Taboo", "Granada", and "Ravel's Bolero". Fire up that console stereo and break out the Tiki glasses! LP, Vinyl record album

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Ralph MacDonaldPath ... CD
Marlin/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $22.99
One of percussionist Ralph MacDonald's best albums of the late 70s – and one of the few on his own, given how many other records he played on! The set's a complicated mix of jazz, soul, and a variety of rootsier elements – and MacDonald shows a lot of sides of his personality here – stretching out in the ambitious "The Path" suite, which takes up all of side one, then hitting some more laidback jazz funk on the shorter tracks on side two. "The Path" traces a wide development of percussion – from African styled drumming on the intro, to some tighter clubbier jazz funk by the Bamboo Steel Band on later passages. Side two features a great percussive jammer called "It Feels So Good" – done with almost a Latin Jazz feel, and some sweet electric piano – plus the tracks "Smoke Rings & Wine", "I Cross My Heart", and "If I'm Still Around Tomorrow". CD

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Roscoe MitchellRoscoe Mitchell & The Sound & Space Ensembles ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1984. Used ... $6.99
Sound, space, and a hell of a lot more – as Roscoe Mitchell really stretches the limits of his sound on this one – working in different ensemble formats through a variety of musical modes! A few tracks on the set feature Mitchell at his most academic – spare, contemplative, and tentatively moving forward with fragile improvisations that clearly have a deeper concept behind them. Yet at other times, Mitchell's a lot more open and freewheeling – as on the straight jazz groover "Linefine Lyon Seven", which has a sound that almost prefaces that of Eight Bold Souls – or on the hip hop-inspired "You Wastin My Time", which features Roscoe reciting the lead rhyme, also in an early Eight Bold Souls sort of mode. Other titles include "Words", "Views A B & C", "View D", and "Variations On Sketches From Bamboo" – and players include Spencer Barefield on guitar, Mike Mossman on trumpet, Gerald Oshita on baritone sax, Tani Tabbal on percussion, and Tom Bucker on tenor voice. CD
(Out of print.)

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Itaru Oki/Nobuyoshi Ino/Choi Sun BaeKami Fusen ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 1996. New Copy ... $9.99
Sometimes it feels like there's no sense of time at all when it comes to free jazz – as a recording like this, made over 20 years ago, can feel as fresh as anything happening at the moment – due to the free-thinking nature of the performance! The group's less familiar than some we've stocked on the No Business label – but the release is maybe one of the best they've given us in recent years – a fantastic meeting between trumpeters Choi Sun Bae and Itaru Oki – the latter of whom also plays bamboo flute – working with bassist Nobuyoshi Ino, in sounds that are awash in amazing sonic shapes and textures, often quite sensitive but never in a sleepy way. The group perform an unusual extrapolation of Benny Golson's "I Remember Clifford" – and other titles include "Yawning Baku", "Kami Fusen", and "Ikiru". CD
Also available Kami Fusen ... LP 22.99

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Itaru Oki/Nobuyoshi Ino/Choi Sun BaeKami Fusen ... LP
No Business (Lithuania), 1996. New Copy ... $22.99
Sometimes it feels like there's no sense of time at all when it comes to free jazz – as a recording like this, made over 20 years ago, can feel as fresh as anything happening at the moment – due to the free-thinking nature of the performance! The group's less familiar than some we've stocked on the No Business label – but the release is maybe one of the best they've given us in recent years – a fantastic meeting between trumpeters Choi Sun Bae and Itaru Oki – the latter of whom also plays bamboo flute – working with bassist Nobuyoshi Ino, in sounds that are awash in amazing sonic shapes and textures, often quite sensitive but never in a sleepy way. The group perform an unusual extrapolation of Benny Golson's "I Remember Clifford" – and other titles include "Yawning Baku", "Kami Fusen", and "Ikiru". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 300 copies.)
Also available Kami Fusen ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Harry PartchAnd On The Seventh Day Petals Fell In Petaluma – Gate 5 Ensemble (180 gram pressing) ... LP
New World, 1966. New Copy ... $21.99 26.99
One of the most beautiful works we've ever heard from composer Harry Partch – music created upon his return to northern California, in a space of new creative freedom – where Partch and some of his younger followers made these really organic, really breathtaking sounds on those famous instruments of his own creation! The Gate 5 Ensemble here is a sextet, with Partch in the lead – playing bamboo marimba, drone devil, cloud chamber bowls, zymo-xyl, boo tubes, and other amazing melodic engines from Harry's own imagination – used in ways that almost feel like a way-out take on territory explored by Moondog in the decade before, especially given that the piece is composed of 34 shorter verses. This beautiful package also includes the never-issued "Petals Sessions Montage", and "Verse 17" from the original draft – which has Party on an adapted viola. LP, Vinyl record album
(Great heavy vinyl – and with bonus notes too!)

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Isao SuzukiCadillac Woman ... CD
Flying Disk (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $26.99
A fantastic electric album from one of the most unique bassists of the 70s – and one that also features help from a hip American rhythm trio too! By the time of this set, Isao Suzuki had already made some incredible records for the Three Blind Mice label – sets that showcased both his inventive work on bass and cello, with very different phrasing than most other players of his generation. This set moves things back into maybe a more familiar fusion mode, but still with plenty of fresh elements too – as Suzuki works in a sextet with Kazumi Watanabe and Kazumasa Akiyama on guitars – plus great work on both Fender Rhodes and piano from Cedar Walton, alongside bass from Sam Jones and drums from Billy Higgins. The mix of players is even better on record than it sounds on paper – and titles include "Cadillac Woman", "Going Home", "Blue Road", and "Bamboo". CD
(K2 HD Pro Mastering – HQ CD!)

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Rob ThomsettYaraandoo/Hara ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 20.98
It's a bit hard to sum up the genius of Australian Rob Thomsett in words – but you can bet that we're going to try! Rob was kind of a character unto himself in the 70s – neither a psychedelic rocker, nor a new agey outcast – but instead, somehow this musician who could borrow from both worlds, and maybe a bit of the sound library and jazz scenes too – particularly that new wave of Australian "landscape" musicianship that was coming of age in the decade – when artists like John Sangster or Don Burrows were putting aside a slavish adherence to North Hemisphere inspirations, and trying to craft new sounds that were uniquely Australian! Thomsett may well blow away all other efforts of the time, though – with the kind of work here on the album Yaraandoo – which features long, open guitar lines mixed with shifting patterns of sound on a variety of different instruments – from congas to moog, tenor sax to bamboo flute – always balanced between acoustic and electric modes in a perfect way. Rob avoids any easy gimmicks, lyrics, or structures – apart from a slight inspiration from Aboriginal folklore – and instead just lets his mind and music wander beautifully, sometimes augmented by a bit of effects and studio wizardry. Titles include "Baiame", "Moulding Of Red Earth", "Nameless Children", "New Life – Refusal", "Shadow Of Yaraan", "Flight Of Yaraan", and "Tears Of Blood – Endless Weeping". This package also includes the follow-up album Hara – a set that has a slightly more conventional fusion approach, but a sound that's no less freewheeling – really great guitars from Thomsett, set up alongside loads of keyboards, heavy drums, bass, and a bit of soprano sax. The tunes move between spacious, lyrical moments and more full-on tracks – a bit like some of the best experimental European fusion of the period – and titles include "Sumari", "Breathing Space", "Hara", "Sunday 23 May", and "Michael's Song". Double-length set features great notes and packaging too! CD
Also available Yaraandoo/Hara (with bonus download) ... LP 49.99

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Rob ThomsettYaraandoo/Hara (with bonus download) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $49.99 55.98
It's a bit hard to sum up the genius of Australian Rob Thomsett in words – but you can bet that we're going to try! Rob was kind of a character unto himself in the 70s – neither a psychedelic rocker, nor a new agey outcast – but instead, somehow this musician who could borrow from both worlds, and maybe a bit of the sound library and jazz scenes too – particularly that new wave of Australian "landscape" musicianship that was coming of age in the decade – when artists like John Sangster or Don Burrows were putting aside a slavish adherence to North Hemisphere inspirations, and trying to craft new sounds that were uniquely Australian! Thomsett may well blow away all other efforts of the time, though – with the kind of work here on the album Yaraandoo – which features long, open guitar lines mixed with shifting patterns of sound on a variety of different instruments – from congas to moog, tenor sax to bamboo flute – always balanced between acoustic and electric modes in a perfect way. Rob avoids any easy gimmicks, lyrics, or structures – apart from a slight inspiration from Aboriginal folklore – and instead just lets his mind and music wander beautifully, sometimes augmented by a bit of effects and studio wizardry. Titles include "Baiame", "Moulding Of Red Earth", "Nameless Children", "New Life – Refusal", "Shadow Of Yaraan", "Flight Of Yaraan", and "Tears Of Blood – Endless Weeping". This package also includes the follow-up album Hara – a set that has a slightly more conventional fusion approach, but a sound that's no less freewheeling – really great guitars from Thomsett, set up alongside loads of keyboards, heavy drums, bass, and a bit of soprano sax. The tunes move between spacious, lyrical moments and more full-on tracks – a bit like some of the best experimental European fusion of the period – and titles include "Sumari", "Breathing Space", "Hara", "Sunday 23 May", and "Michael's Song". Double-length set features great notes and packaging too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 1000 – Includes download!)
Also available Yaraandoo/Hara ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Randy WestonSolo Piano – Live ... CD
Hi Hat, 1985/1993. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Great solo material from pianist Randy Weston – two broadcast performances from years when he wasn't captured all that much on record – which makes both sessions a much-needed addition to his catalog! The first half of the set features a 1985 solo performance at the Bamboo Club in Ontario – broadcast by CBC, with wonderful fidelity that really captures Weston's dark touch on the keys – at a level that rivals some of his European solo performances from the decade before. Titles include a version of "Tanja", a mix of "Body & Soul/The Healers", and an untitled track. The second half is from a performance in Edmonton in 1993 – a time when Weston's star was really rising again, which almost seems to be evident in the dynamic range he brings to his performance! There's a nice degree of bite here – strong, bold lines that ring out in those elliptical ways that show a strong influence from African rhythms – on the long tracks "Night In Mbari" and "African Village Bedford Stuyvesant/Little Niles/The Healers". CD

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VariousDisco Sound Special Vol 5 ... LP
Victor (Japan), Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
The cover is cheesy – and maybe a bit offensive – but this Japanese-only 70s collection features some surprisingly groovy work! Titles include "Bobo Step" by Ice, "Sexy Bus Stop" by The Oriental Express, "Chorus Line" by TT Sotto, "The Bamboo" by Oriental Express, "Sunny" by Yambu, "Love Is Blue 76" by Mighty Rhythm Machine, "Night & Day" by John Davis Monster Orchestra, "Summer Time" by Solid Silver, and "Sexy Lady" by Jumbo 76. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi.)

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VariousMolam – Thai Country Groove From Isan ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s/1980s. Used ... $14.99
It's a bit hard to imagine the words "Thai" and "country" in the same place – but one listen to this set will show that the title's definitely got the right idea! The work here is oddly rootsy, yet has a modern feel too – a blend of acoustic instrumentation and some more pop-oriented production, used to create a very weird hybrid of South Asian sounds – music that's unlike anything else we can think of! Molam is a regional folk music of Thailand, often based around the khene – a strange bamboo "mouth organ" with some very odd sonic properties. Yet there's also a sense of variation in the music that's really documented here – shifting styles of expression that reflect different regional cultures poised to enter the mainstream with the addition of guitar and keyboards too. Vocals are as wild as the instrumentation – and titles include "Chiwit Sao Molam (Life Of A Molam Woman)" by Kwanjai Kalasin Yuk Patana, "Ruk Mai Somwong (Broken Heart-So Let's Dance)" by Sabaithong Powpuri, "Pua Mao Mea Mao (Husband Drunk, Wife Drunk)" by Unknown, and "Lam Phun Eun Sai (I Call For You)" by Tome Me Malai. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPraise Poems 4 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
Funky folk, jazzy soul, and lots more righteous sounds from the 70s – all served up here in a massive fourth volume of this wonderful series! Praise Poems virtually defines a genre unto itself – music that's between spaces, scenes, and styles – and which borrows from the best around the edges, then makes something rich and new in the process – as you'll hear from the assortment of ultra-rare cuts on the set! This is music we never would have discovered otherwise – and we dig through a lot of obscure indie records from the 70s – and the way the tunes work together is perfect, and really presents a color-blind approach to the new range of hip sounds that was bubbling in the underground in the years after the summer of love. And don't let the new age-styled cover put you off, because the music definitely has a bite – on titles that include "You Need Love" by The PTS, "Goodbye Rainbow" by Michael Dues, "He Is Gone" by Scott Williams, "Black Child" by Morris Dow & Eastern Sound, "Sittin High" by Joe Lee Wilson, "Swingin The Down Home Blues" by Tommy Palmer Trio, "Iceland Land Of The Micemen" by Nicodemus, "Bamboo & Rice" by Bill Osborn, "Muddy Water" by Arrie Mae Morton Trio, "Moon Child" by Scott Cunningham Band, and "Herby's Tune" by The Three Souls. CD
Also available Praise Poems 4 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s ... LP 16.99

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VariousPraise Poems 4 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $16.99
Funky folk, jazzy soul, and lots more righteous sounds from the 70s – all served up here in a massive fourth volume of this wonderful series! Praise Poems virtually defines a genre unto itself – music that's between spaces, scenes, and styles – and which borrows from the best around the edges, then makes something rich and new in the process – as you'll hear from the assortment of ultra-rare cuts on the set! This is music we never would have discovered otherwise – and we dig through a lot of obscure indie records from the 70s – and the way the tunes work together is perfect, and really presents a color-blind approach to the new range of hip sounds that was bubbling in the underground in the years after the summer of love. And don't let the new age-styled cover put you off, because the music definitely has a bite – on titles that include "You Need Love" by The PTS, "Goodbye Rainbow" by Michael Dues, "He Is Gone" by Scott Williams, "Black Child" by Morris Dow & Eastern Sound, "Sittin High" by Joe Lee Wilson, "Swingin The Down Home Blues" by Tommy Palmer Trio, "Iceland Land Of The Micemen" by Nicodemus, "Bamboo & Rice" by Bill Osborn, "Muddy Water" by Arrie Mae Morton Trio, "Moon Child" by Scott Cunningham Band, and "Herby's Tune" by The Three Souls. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Praise Poems 4 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s ... CD 13.99

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VariousSand & Steel – The Classic Sound Of Jamaican Steel Drums ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
We're guessing you're pretty excited about the prospect of percussive reggae and Jamaican R&B played out on rippling waves of steel drums, but this Caribbean steel drum bonanza isn't exactly going to satisfy your funky reggae steel drum jones. More in the vein of some of the ethnographic documents, this set showcases Jamaicans rocking the steel pans in a more traditional style. The first disc features six tracks each from the Steel Band Of The University Of The West Indies, the West India Regiment Steel Band, the Hell's Gate Steel Band and the Wirl All Star Steel Band, while disc 2 features a dozen numbers by the Rising Sun Steel Band and ten by the BWIA Sunset Steel Band. Includes "Mambo Negro", "Tropical Merengue", "Zambei", "Yellow Bird", "Perfidia", "Mitti Magita", "Blowing In The Wind", "Big Bamboo", "Island In The Sun", "Enjoy Yourself", "I Must Be Dreaming", "Nobody's Business", "Theme From Love Story", "To Sir With Love", "Let It Be" and more. CD
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✨✧ Matthew HalsallWhen The World Was One ... LP
Gondwana (UK), 2014. New Copy 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Incredible modal sounds from trumpeter Matthew Halsall – one of our favorite contemporary jazz artists, and one whose vision just gets bolder and bolder with each new record! This completely sublime set has Halsall working tightly with reedman Nat Birchall – a frequent musical partner whose own records bristle with the same sort of spiritual energy – given some slight additional flavors here with extra flute, harp, and koto – used alongside the more familiar piano, bass, and drums that have always grounded the pair's work together. All tunes are original, and have this vibe that's perfect for the post-Coltrane spiritual jazz generation – but delivered in a way that's quite fresh, too – and not just a simple rehash of early 70s Impulse Records modes. Every track's a gem – and titles include "Sagano Bamboo Forest", "Tribute To Alice Coltrane", "When The World Was One", "Falling Water", and "Kiyomizu Dera". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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✨✧ VariousShapes In Space ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2016. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
The Shapes series from Tru Thoughts takes off into space – in a wonderful blend of the label's groundbreaking funk, soul, and contemporary beat-heavy styles! As with other Shapes collections, there's a lot of material here that's getting physical release for the first time – some unusual mixes, non-LP tracks, and choice cuts from up-and-coming artists next to some of the label's bigger-name acts. Titles include "Dusk" by Werkha with Bryono Jarman-Pinto, "The Truth" by Moonchild, "Oriental Suite" by Anchorsong, "Firefly (Clap Clap rmx)" by Jonny Faith, "Higher (DJ Manny rmx)" by Dizz1 with Frank Nitt, "Holes In The Building" by Rodney P & DJ Die with Indigo Kid, "On The Sly (Jonny Faith rmx)" by Bamboos, "101 Reasons (El Train rmx)" by J Felix, "Patience" by J Felix with Abi Flynn, "Remedy" by Space Captain, "Mmm" by Harleighblu with Dr Zygote, and "What" by Gold Dubs. 35 tracks in all! CD
 
 
 



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