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✨✧ El RegoEl Rego (plus bonus 45 & download) ... LP
Daptone/Voodoo Funk, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy LP & 7 Inch ... Out Of Stock
Monumental Afro Soul from El Rego Et Ses Commandos – El Rego's best recordings from the late 60s to early 70s – a beautifully done compilation put together by Daptone and Frank Gossner, the deep digging West African music expert behind Voodoo Funk! Theophile Do-Rego is a legend in his native Benin, essentially credited as the godfather of Benin funk – but to date, he hasn't been celebrated around the world nearly as famously as the superstars of African music hailing from Nigeria and Ghana. That's something that can change really quickly if enough people pick up this truly great compilation of pioneering recordings. Singer El Rego and his excellent, diversely capable band – sax and flute by Baboni Oudou, sax by Michel Diogo, guitar by Oscar De Souza, trumpet by Emmanuel Ganssounou, guitar by Roger Coffi, tumba by Marcelin Kpohonon, additional vocals by Christian Agueh, and bass by band leader Paul Hounnou – take a tighter approach to funky soul. Just a couple tracks on this set roll past the 4 minute mark – which gives it a tighter soul sound, along with some Benin blues and some riveting JB-indebted vocal affections. We owe Voodoo Funk and Daptone big for putting this together! Includes "Feeling You Got", "Zon Dede", "E Nan Mian Duku", "Dkobime", "Dis-Moi Oui", "Djobime", "Hessa" (the centerpiece of the album, 3 minutes of Afro Soul perfection. . .the whole set is great, but this track is unforgettable), "Kpon Fi La", "Do Do Baya", "Vive Le Renouveau", "Achuta", "Cholera" and "Ke Amon-Gbetchea". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes code for album download plus a bonus 45 with 2 extra tracks: "E Ma Non Tin Me" and "Se Na Min".)
 
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Berkeley (Michael & Lennox)Concerto (Seascapes)/Concerto For Two Pianos & Orchestra Op 30/Gregorian Variations – Scott/Shelley/Hickox/BBC National Orchestra Of Wales ... CD
Chandos (UK), 2007. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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BrahmsConcerto In D Major For Violin & Cello In A Minor Op 102 – Jascha Heifetz/Gregor Piatigorsky/Alfred Wallenstein/RCA Victor Symphony ... LP
RCA, 1961. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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(Numbered, limited edition 180 gram stereo reissue – on Cisco! Includes original insert!)

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Till BronnerMovie Album ... CD
Universal (Germany), 2015. New Copy ... $18.99
A beautiful setting for trumpeter Till Bronner – a set that has the German musician stepping out on a host of famous film themes, with backing from a larger orchestra that creates a wonderful backdrop for his solos! The style's very different than some of Bronner's more groove-oriented sets, and is a great reminder that he's also got an ear for deeper sounds and more expansive modes – yet still in a way that holds onto all of the soul in his horn. Chuck Loeb put the set together with Till, and also helped with the arrangements – as did Chris Walden, Nan Schwartz, and Jeff Lorber. The album features some guest appearances – including Everett Harp on tenor, Gregory Porter on vocals, Chuck Loeb on guitar, Arturo Sandoval on trumpet, Lizzy Cuesta on vocals, Joy Denalane on vocals, and Rick Braun on flugelhorn. Titles include "Moon River", "Forbidden Colours", "Run To You", "Love Theme From Cinema Paradiso", "Il Postino", "Mulholland Falls", "Happy", and "The Godfather Waltz". CD
Also available Movie Album ... LP 21.99

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Till BronnerMovie Album ... LP
Universal (Germany), 2015. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $21.99
A beautiful setting for trumpeter Till Bronner – a set that has the German musician stepping out on a host of famous film themes, with backing from a larger orchestra that creates a wonderful backdrop for his solos! The style's very different than some of Bronner's more groove-oriented sets, and is a great reminder that he's also got an ear for deeper sounds and more expansive modes – yet still in a way that holds onto all of the soul in his horn. Chuck Loeb put the set together with Till, and also helped with the arrangements – as did Chris Walden, Nan Schwartz, and Jeff Lorber. The album features some guest appearances – including Everett Harp on tenor, Gregory Porter on vocals, Chuck Loeb on guitar, Arturo Sandoval on trumpet, Lizzy Cuesta on vocals, Joy Denalane on vocals, and Rick Braun on flugelhorn. Titles include "Moon River", "Forbidden Colours", "Run To You", "Love Theme From Cinema Paradiso", "Il Postino", "Mulholland Falls", "Happy", and "The Godfather Waltz". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Movie Album ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ Cascading Strings/John GregoryCascading Strings/Contrasts ... CD
Vocalion (UK), 1970/1972. Used ... $9.99
Swirling strings from the mighty maestro John Gregory – two instrumental albums back to back on a single CD! Cascading Strings definitely has a feel that lives up to its title – heavy string arrangements from John Gregory, and little else in the way of rhythms to hold them up – slow, sweeping, and pretty darn mellow – sounding almost more like easy work of a decade before than the 1970 date of the record. Titles include "Somewhere My Love", "Fool On The Hill", "Love Is Blue", "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head", "Four Of Hearts", and "The Good The Bad & The Ugly". Contrasts has a bit more of a groove than before – some slight rhythms at the bottom, mixed in with the strings – which creates more of a groovy soundtrack feel overall – especially on some of the numbers here from hipper sources. Titles include the great "Theme From The Persuaders", plus "Diamonds Are Forever", "Look Around & You'll Find Me There", "Spinning Wheel", "Sleepy Shores", "Contrasts", and "My Cherie Amour". CD

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Gregor Curten & Anselm RogmansPlanes (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Wah Wah (Spain), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
Brilliant electronics from the German underground of the 70s – a small label release by a duo who work here in the same highly-processed mode as early Cluster – using lots of electronics alongside processed keyboards, guitar, and voice! Each track takes up a side of the record – and the sound is wonderfully experimental, without ever being too dark or over the top – almost the same sort of sensibility you might find in the music of Meredith Monk, although obviously in a more processed, electronic mode. A few passages remind us of Terry Riley in his best Curved Rainbow modes – although these guys are hardly just minimalists, and really bring a great sense of variety to their work! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 copies.)

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DvorakCello Concerto In B Minor Op 104 – Gregor Piatigorsky/Charles Munch/Boston Symphony Orchestra ... LP
RCA, 1961. Near Mint- ... $18.99
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(180 gram stereo reissue – on Classic Records!)

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Duke EllingtonAt The Crystal Gardens Salem Oregon 1952 ... CD
Hep (UK), 1952. Used 2CD ... $14.99
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JoyceJoyce (1968) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
The first album by Joyce – one of our favorite Brazilian singers ever! The album's a wonderfully lyrical batch of tracks – many written by Joyce herself, plus a few by Brazilian songwriters Jards Macale, Toninho Horta, and Marcos Valle – and the orchestrations are by Gaya, and played on a number of tracks by Dori Caymmi and his group. The style shows many elements of Joyce's later unique style, filtered through a more standard late bossa sound – light and breezy, but with a bit of a dark edge that's in a classic Jobim mode. Includes the track "Superego", which feels a lot like Joyce from the 70s – plus the lovely "Litoral", and the tracks "Me Disseram", "Nao Muda, Nao", "Cantiga De Procura", "Choro Chorado", "Bloco Do Eu Sozinho", and "Improvisado". CD

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David Kauffman & Eric CaboorSongs From Suicide Bridge ... CD
Modern Classics/Light In The Attic, 1984. New Copy ... $9.99 15.98
Incredible lost work from the LA scene of the mid 80s – not punk, not metal, not paisley underground, and instead something completely different altogether – a spare acoustic set with a moody vibe that's instantly timeless! The duo of David Kauffman & Eric Caboor are almost an American equivalent of Nikki Sudden & Dave Kusworth during the same stretch – not with a similar sound, but a similar spirit that foregoes all the styles of the time, and reaches instead back a decade or two for simpler, more unadorned styles that perfectly fit the mood of their dark-edged songs. Most tunes are somewhat mellow, but with a heartbreaking quality that makes them extremely vibrant – as the duo carefully use acoustic guitar, piano, bass, and bits of mandolin and vocals – to augment their vocals on titles that include "Where's The Understanding", "Neighborhood Blues", "Kiss Another Day Goodbye", "Life & Times On The Beach", "Tinsel Town", and "Life Without Love". CD
Also available Songs From Suicide Bridge (with bonus download) ... LP 21.99

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David Kauffman & Eric CaboorSongs From Suicide Bridge (with bonus download) ... LP
Modern Classics/Light In The Attic, 1984. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $21.99 26.98
Incredible lost work from the LA scene of the mid 80s – not punk, not metal, not paisley underground, and instead something completely different altogether – a spare acoustic set with a moody vibe that's instantly timeless! The duo of David Kauffman & Eric Caboor are almost an American equivalent of Nikki Sudden & Dave Kusworth during the same stretch – not with a similar sound, but a similar spirit that foregoes all the styles of the time, and reaches instead back a decade or two for simpler, more unadorned styles that perfectly fit the mood of their dark-edged songs. Most tunes are somewhat mellow, but with a heartbreaking quality that makes them extremely vibrant – as the duo carefully use acoustic guitar, piano, bass, and bits of mandolin and vocals – to augment their vocals on titles that include "Where's The Understanding", "Neighborhood Blues", "Kiss Another Day Goodbye", "Life & Times On The Beach", "Tinsel Town", and "Life Without Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Songs From Suicide Bridge ... CD 9.99

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Oliver LakeShine ... LP
Novus, 1979. Sealed ... $9.99
With Oliver Lake on alto, soprano, and flute – plus Michael Gregory Jackson on guitar, Pheeroan Ak Laff on drums, Anthony Davis on piano, and Abdul Wadud on cello. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner with a light crease.)

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✨✧ LesimanHere & Now – Vol 1 & 2 ... CD
Schema (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $22.99
Stunning work from Lesiman – easily one of the coolest, funkiest talents on the Italian sound library scene of the 70s! The groove here is electric, funky, and often slightly trippy – with perfect use of electric bass to get things going in so many different ways, depending on the mood of the track – as things step slowly underneath cascading piano lines, or move fast under these fuzzier keyboard bits, or act nice and skittish when the drums take on more power in the mix! There's often a nice degree of echo in the recordings – used to abstract familiar instruments, but never steer them of course too much – just create these amazing sounds that still leave us breathless after all these years. Both volumes of the set are amazing – and titles include "Bagliori", "Impulsi", "Direzioni", "Segni Cromatici", "Le Regole Del Gioco", "Melos Blue", "Rollin", "Relazioni", "Cerchio Doppio", "Via Nell'Autunno", "Plycar", "Permanenza", "Controcorrente", "Radura", "Stabilita", "Messaggio", "Confronto", "Ripresa", "Ciclo Interrotto", and "Cristalli". CD

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✨✧ LesimanHere & Now – Vol 1 (with bonus CD) ... LP
Schema (Italy), 1973. New Copy ... $20.99
Stunning work from Lesiman – easily one of the coolest, funkiest talents on the Italian sound library scene of the 70s! The groove here is electric, funky, and often slightly trippy – with perfect use of electric bass to get things going in so many different ways, depending on the mood of the track – as things step slowly underneath cascading piano lines, or move fast under these fuzzier keyboard bits, or act nice and skittish when the drums take on more power in the mix! There's often a nice degree of echo in the recordings – used to abstract familiar instruments, but never steer them of course too much – just create these amazing sounds that still leave us breathless after all these years. Both volumes of the set are amazing – and titles on volume 1 include "Bagliori", "Impulsi", "Direzioni", "Segni Cromatici", "Le Regole Del Gioco", "Melos Blue", "Rollin", "Relazioni", "Cerchio Doppio", and "Via Nell'Autunno". LP, Vinyl record album
( LP comes with bonus CD version of the full album.)

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Harold Mabern with Gregory Porter & Kurt EllingAfro Blue ... CD
Smoke Sessions, 2015. New Copy ... $12.99 17.99
The great Harold Mabern kicks it hard with a key core group – then finds a way to open up with some surprise guest artists as well – including singers Gregory Porter, Kurt Elling, Jane Monheit, and Norah Jones! The core of the album features Mabern's piano rocketing out with rhythm from John Webber on bass and Joe Farnsworth on drums – and getting some strong tenor work from the mighty Eric Alexander – and as the set goes on, the group also brings in Jeremy Pelt on trumpet, Peter Bernstein on guitar, and Steve Turre on trombone. But the key force here is the singers – especially Porter and Elling, who seem to find an old school space with the group that really takes them back to their roots. Elling sings on "You Needed Me", "Portrait Of Jennie", and "Billie's Bounce"'; Porter sings on "Afro Blue" and "The Man From Hyde Park"; Monheit sings on "I'll Take Romance" and "My One & Only Love"; and Norah Jones sings on "Don't Misunderstand" and "Fools Rush In". CD also features Alexis Cole on "Such Is Life" – and the instrumental tracks "The Chief", "Mozzin", and "Bobby Benny Jymie Lee Bu". CD

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Chris McGregorChris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath (Italian pressing) ... CD
RCA/Neon/Akarma (Italy), 1971. Used Gatefold ... $11.99
In the early 70s, pianist Chris McGregor was one of the leading lights of the British jazz scene – an expatriot South African living in London, whose work with the legendary group The Blue Notes was steeped in an African rhythmic traditions! This seminal work from 1971 shows how much McGregor's style evolved in the late 60's, and how fiercely it had become intertwined with the British avant styles of the time – in a groove that comes across here with an earthy, rootsy bottom – but also features plenty of far-reaching solos that go out, yet never too far – the best balance of modes from players that include fellow Blue Notes Mongezi Feza, Dudu Pukwana, and Louis Moholo – as well as British jazz luminaries who include Harry Beckett, Alan Skidmore, and John Surman. Titles include "Andromeda", "Union Special", "Night Poem", "MRA", "The Bride", and "Davashe's Dream". CD
(In a nice 5" gatefold cardboard sleeve!)

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Thelonious MonkGenius Of Modern Music Vol 1 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Blue Note, Early 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.98
Seminal recordings from Thelonious Monk – noteworthy not only for the pianist's commitment to a modernist bop ideal, but also for his integration in the growing collection of top-level jazz players on the New York scene. The work's notable also for the fact that Monk's playing in group settings – not trio ones – and here, his early writing for and interplay with saxes and trumpet would certainly have a strong effect on the development of modern jazz in the 50s. Players include Edmund Gregory on alto, Idrees Sulieman on trumpet, Billy Smith on tenor, Milt Jackson on vibes, and Art Blakey on drums – and titles on this volume include "Round About Midnight", "Off Minor", "Ruby My Dear", "I Mean You", "Thelonious", "Epistrophy", "Well You Needn't", and "Mysterioso". LP, Vinyl record album
(2014 Blue Note Authorized Dealer pressing – in celebration of Blue Note's 75th Anniversary – and the indie retailers that support them!)

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Oregon45th Parallel ... LP
Portrait/CBS, 1988. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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OregonOregon (1983) ... LP
ECM, 1983. Near Mint- ... $3.99
The Oregon sound, still alive and well into the 80s – perhaps given even more room to express itself in an ECM setting like this! The album's a mix of angular notes and warmer tones – very much the experimentalism that the group prided itself on at the time – and which really set the tune for a whole generation of imitations, some of which were already showing in the rest of the jazz world by the time of this release. Yet Oregon proves by the set that they're still the leading lights of the this side of the jazz spectrum – keeping things fresh with an ever-changing array of instrumentation from Ralph Towner, Colin Walcott, Paul McCandless, and Glen Moore. Titles include "Skyline", "Impending Bloom", "Beacon", "Rapids", "Taos", and "Beside A Brook". LP, Vinyl record album

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OregonOut Of The Woods ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
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(Cover has a small stain on the spine.)
 
 
 



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