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Sun RaJanus ... LP
ORG, 1960s. New Copy ... On June 29, 2018
Rare Sun Ra Arkestra recordings – culled from both live and studio sessions from 1963 up to around 1970! Includes "Island In The Sun", "The Invisible Shield", "Janus", "Velvet" and "Joy". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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CharlieNo Second Chance ... LP
Janus, 1977. Very Good ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes lyric insert.)

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CymandePromised Heights (180 gram pressing) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Janus, 1974. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99
Cymande hit some well-deserved heights on this massive third album – working with a complicated groove that's even more compelling than their earlier albums – in a righteous blend of heavy bass and tripped-out guitars that's unlike anything else we've ever heard! The music's a unique blend of roots from Guyana coming into play with the changes of the 70s London scene – and the group have a way of reaching out past borders, past familiar styles, and making a whole new world of their own! Things are funky, but pretty darn dubby too – and the whole thing's got a sly sound that others have tried to copy over the years – but never done this well at all. Titles include the monster funk cut "Brothers On the Slide", a jaunty sample-laden groover – plus "Pon De Dungle", "Changes", "Sheshamani", and "Leavert". LP, Vinyl record album

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Dianne DavidsonMountain Mama ... LP
Janus, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Cissy HoustonPresenting Cissy Houston (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Janus/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $6.99 14.99
Amazing early work from Cissy Houston – arguably her deepest set ever, and put together with a wonderful balance of New York class and southern soul modes! There's no denying that Houston's vocals are great – especially given her family pedigree – but she really gets a chance to shine strongly here – stepping out as a bold, righteous lead – and one with a mature, all-adult feel throughout! Arrangements are by Bert DeCoteaux – who balances things wonderfully – really letting Cissy stand by herself in the front of the arrangements, but also creating just the right sort of swell in the orchestrations when needed. Titles include "I'll Be There", "Any Guy", "This Empty Place", "Didn't We", "Be My Baby", "I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself", and "He/I Believe". CD has an insane amount of bonus tracks – 12 more tracks from rare singles – including "I Love You", "Only Time You Say You Love Me", "Midnight Train To Georgia", "It's Not Easy", "Making Love", "Darling Take Me Back", and "Hang On To A Dream". CD

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IllustrationIllustration ... LP
Janus, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
Titles include "The Road", "Home", "Upon The Earth", "Our Love's A Chain", "Distant", and "Life Tasters Time Wasters". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a chewed corner and a drillhole through the center. Vinyl has a drillhole through the label.)

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Minnie RipertonCome To My Garden (2nd pressing) ... LP
Janus, 1970. Very Good ... $39.99
Mindblowing work from Minnie Riperton – her first solo album, cut at the end of the 60s, after a number of years of work with the group Rotary Connection. The album builds off the now famous sound of Rotary Connection – but takes it to the next level, with arch-baroque production by the great Charles Stepney – who couches Minnie's fantastic vocals in a suite of shimmering soulful tracks that mix strings, horns, jazzy piano, and slight touches of bouncing rhythms. The overall sound is impossible to describe – sort of a cross between Burt Bacharach on A&M, Scott Walker's 3rd album, and the sound of Marvin Gaye's What's Goin' On. The album's pure genius all the way through – one of the highlights of the Chicago scene of the 60s – and proof that Riperton, Stepney, and crew were shooting for the outer limits of soul music! Titles include "Les Fleur", "Only When I'm Dreaming", "Rainy Day In Centerville", "Memory Band", "Expecting", "Whenever Wherever", and "Oh, By The Way". LP, Vinyl record album

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Grady TateShe Is My Lady ... LP
Janus, 1972. Very Good+ ... $0.99
The jazzy vocals of Grady Tate get the Philly Soul treatment – as most of this album was recorded at Sigma Sound, with arrangements by Bobby Martin, and work by the usual MFSB players. Oddly, Grady's gone for kind of a rootsy style of singing on this one – harder than on earlier albums, and handled in a style that really doesn't match with Bobby's arrangements. There's a few nice moments, but most of the record's a bit confused, and has us running for Grady's earlier albums. Titles include "Freedom From The Stallion", "She Is My Lady", "Whoever's Thrilling You", "Sweet Touch Of Love", and a remake of "When You Get Right Down To It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a cut corner.)

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WhispersGetting' Louder ... LP
GRT/Phonogram/Janus (UK), Early 70s. Very Good ... $5.99
An LP collecting the wonderful early work of the Whispers, recorded for the Janus label in the early 70s, a time when the group was really coming into their own! The Janus tracks are some of the most sought-after and hard to find of the group's catalog – and show the LA group stepping forth confidently from the harmony ballads of earlier years, into the sweet uptempo grooves that would make them huge as the 70s wore on. This LP features 13 numbers in all, including "A Mother For My Children", "Where There Is Love", "What More Can A Girl Ask For", "Planets Of Life", "Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong", "Bingo", "Don't Take Your Love", "Someone's Waiting", "Will You Be Mine", "Somebody Loves You", "I Only Meant To Wet My Feet", "Broken Home" and "Let's Try It Once With Feeling". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some waviness, a thin cutout notch, and a small mark from sticker removal.)

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WhispersLife & Breath ... LP
Janus, 1972. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of their best LPs from the early 70's, back when they were less uptempo, and still focusing on good group harmony cuts that had more of a traditional mix of ballads and midtempo tracks. The LP includes a nice moody cover of "Speak Softly Love", plus "Here Comes Tomorrow", "Life & Breath", "Give Me A Little Love", "Does She Care", and "Can We Love Forever". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & a cut corner.)

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WhispersPlanets Of Life ... LP
Soul Clock/Janus, 1973. Very Good- ... $9.99
The Whispers are probably best known for their later work in the 70s – when the group picked up the pace and got a bit more clubby – but this set features them in their early days, when they were a sweet sounding harmony combo with a sound that was right up there with the best east coast groups of the time! If you dig harmony soul, but have shied away from The Whispers in the past, this set will completely change your mind – the album's filled with great mellow soul cuts, some of the best we could hope to recommend! Titles include "Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong", "You Must Be Doing All Right", "I'm The One", "Creation Of Love", and "Needle In A Haystack". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Johnny WinterBefore The Storm ... LP
Janus, 1973. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Demon FuzzAfreaka! ... LP
Janus, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Messed-up funky jazz from an obscure early 70s UK group – and an album that really lives up to its trippy cover! The tracks are all long and stretched out – with lots of organ, sax, and spaced out drums – and the overall style is a mix of dub-heavy funk, Afro jazz, and a bit of jazz rock jamming! There's a bit of vocals on the album, but overall most of the set is instrumental – in a really right on and progressive style that we totally love. This is the kind of record that always got passed by in the 80s when everyone was looking for hard James Brown grooves, but which is very much in fashion now with the blunted funky crowd. Cuts include "Hymn To Mother Earth", "Another Country", "Disillusioned Man", and "Mercy (Variation No. 1)". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ WhispersBingo ... LP
Janus, 1973. Used ... Out Of Stock
Classic uptempo group material by this fantastic harmony combo! This one was recorded in Philly, with great arrangements and performances by the likes of Norman Harris, Vince Montana, Bobby Eli, Ronnie Baker, and Bunny Sigler. Includes the hot track "Bingo", plus "Once More With Feeling", "Will You Be Mine", and "A Mother For My Children". Tough to find on wax, too! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ CymandeCymande ... LP
Janus, 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Nicely priced reissue of this classic first album by the legendary British dub funk outfit Cymande – done with that gatefold cover and everything! A key part of the crumbling British colonial network that produced some excellent music in the postwar years, Cymande was comprised mostly of West Indians who'd emigrated to England in the 60s, eventually meeting up under a shared musical vision – a completely new blend of funk, dub, jazz, and soul that was unlike anything else that had been recorded before, save for the work of a few other Brit groups of a similar nature. This first album's one of their greatest – and it's a refreshing batch of tunes that mix together heavy basslines, laidback drumming, and a righteous soul vocal style that's got a bit of a stoner touch. The album includes the group's massive cut "The Message", a bit of a minor hit when it was released (and later sampled quite famously) – plus the funky classics "Dove", "Zion I", "Listen", "Bra", and "Rickshaw". Pick this up, and sample one of the 70's most unique funk groups! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cymande ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Mungo JerryMemoirs Of A Stockbroker ... LP
Janus, Early 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some notes in pen.)
 
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CymandeCymande ... CD
Collectables, 1972. Used ... $8.99
Funky heavy dubby funky grooves! This is the definitive compilation of one of the 70's quirkiest funk groups, the massive Cymande – a British group who brought together African rhythms, West Indian dub, and American funk! The CD brings together 17 tracks from their 3 LPs for the Janus label in the early 70s – a well-chosen batch of tunes that includes "The Message", "Brothers On The Slide", "Equatorial Forest", "Rastafarian Folk Song", "Zion I", "Bra", "Fug", "Dove", "Getting It Back", "Anthracite", "Willy's Headache", and "Pon De Dungle". CD

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Whispers30th Anniversary Anthology ... CD
Sequel (UK), 1994. Used 2 CDs ... $13.99
A great compilation that traces the full career of The Whispers – with tracks that begin in their Soul Clock years, run through their days at Janus and Solar, and go all the way up to 1987! The range of material is great – with mellow sweet soul tunes, strident disco numbers, complicated modern soul tracks, and more wonderful styles that will show you the versatility of this incredible group as the years went by. There's a total of 32 tracks on the set – and titles include "Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong", "A Mother For My Children", "The Beat Goes On", "My Girl", "It's A Love Thing", "Can't Do Without Love", "Tonight", "Just Gets Better With Time", "Somebody Loves You", "Can't Help But Love You", "(Let's Go) All The Way", ("Olivia) Lost & Turned Out", "Bingo", "I Only Meant to Wet My Feet", and the incredible tribute to Donny Hathaway, "Song for Donny"! CD
(Out of print.)

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WhispersVintage Whispers ... LP
Epic, Early 70s/1988. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Beautiful west coast vocal group soul by The Whispers! Although the material they had recorded for Solar and Epic around the time this compilation of earlier material was issued had earned them bigger fame, we just love this early stuff – and this album's pulls together many our favorites by them from their days recording for Soul Clock and Janus, darn tough records to find! The tracks have a soaring harmony sound, and titles include "A Mother For My Children", "Your Love Is So Doggone Good", "If You Feel Like Coming Home", "Can't Help But Love You", "Planets Of Life", "Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong" and "I Only Meant To Wet My Feet". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ FunkadelicStanding On The Verge Of Getting It On ... LP
Westbound, 1974. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A blistering little set from Funkadelic – one that features the return of Eddie Hazel's guitar, finely honed to the leaner, more soul-based sound of the group in the mid 70s! The title is prophetic, as the group are really "standing on the verge" here – working hard to tighten up their sound from the more rock-based years, and moving into a catchier funk groove that would put them over the top for many records to come! The title cut "Standing On The Verge" is one of the most anthemic funk tracks you'll ever find – with a chorus and groove that will stay in your head for years after you first hear the song – and there's lots of other tasty tracks like that on the set, really honing the Funkadelic approach down into an incredibly powerful sound! Titles include "I'll Stay", "Standing On The Verge", "Good Thoughts Bad Thoughts", "Red Hot Mama", "Jimmy's Got a Little Bit of Bitch In Him", and "Sexy Ways". LP, Vinyl record album
(Westbound/Janus pressing. Cover has a peeled spot from sticker removal.)
 
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Janusz MuniakQuestion Mark ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the lesser-known players of the Polish jazz scene of the 70s – but a heck of a great saxophonist who stretches out nicely here in post-Coltrane freedom, but also manages to groove a bit too! The session has Janusz Muniak on both tenor and soprano sax – working with a quintet in styles that range from open and almost free, to more inside and tightly grooving, with a sweeter electric feel. Instrumentation in the group includes electric piano, guitar, bass, and drums – and the feel here is almost like some of the directions the Impulse Records scene of the 70s took their Coltrane inspiration when they electrified the rhythms, and tightened things up a bit. Titles include "Obertas", "Taniec Pawia", "Znak Zapytania", and "Przejazdzka Walcem". CD
Also available Question Mark ... LP 28.99

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Janusz MuniakQuestion Mark ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
One of the lesser-known players of the Polish jazz scene of the 70s – but a heck of a great saxophonist who stretches out nicely here in post-Coltrane freedom, but also manages to groove a bit too! The session has Janusz Muniak on both tenor and soprano sax – working with a quintet in styles that range from open and almost free, to more inside and tightly grooving, with a sweeter electric feel. Instrumentation in the group includes electric piano, guitar, bass, and drums – and the feel here is almost like some of the directions the Impulse Records scene of the 70s took their Coltrane inspiration when they electrified the rhythms, and tightened things up a bit. Titles include "Obertas", "Taniec Pawia", "Znak Zapytania", and "Przejazdzka Walcem". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Question Mark ... CD 13.99

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Jerzy MilianBaazaar ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
An incredible record from Jerzy Milian – easily one of the hippest vibes players in Europe in the 60s, and a key member of the Polish jazz scene that also included Krzystof Komeda and Tomasz Stanko! The album's an extremely evocative session that features Milian's vibes and marimba mostly in a spare trio setting – stepping out with a highly chromatic tone that has echoes of Bobby Hutcherson's straighter Blue Note work of the 60s, but which also flows out with a unique sense of color and timing. A few tracks feature great wordless vocals from singer Ewa Wanat of the Novi Singers – drifting along with the tunes in a haunting way that has a bit of a soundtrack feel – and the album also features a bit of guest flute from Janusz Mych. Titles include "Bazar W Aszchabadzie", "Tempus Jazz 67", "Serial Rag", "Valse Ex Cathedra", and "My Favourite Band". CD
Also available Baazaar ... LP 28.99

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Jerzy MilianBaazaar ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
An incredible record from Jerzy Milian – easily one of the hippest vibes players in Europe in the 60s, and a key member of the Polish jazz scene that also included Krzystof Komeda and Tomasz Stanko! The album's an extremely evocative session that features Milian's vibes and marimba mostly in a spare trio setting – stepping out with a highly chromatic tone that has echoes of Bobby Hutcherson's straighter Blue Note work of the 60s, but which also flows out with a unique sense of color and timing. A few tracks feature great wordless vocals from singer Ewa Wanat of the Novi Singers – drifting along with the tunes in a haunting way that has a bit of a soundtrack feel – and the album also features a bit of guest flute from Janusz Mych. Titles include "Bazar W Aszchabadzie", "Tempus Jazz 67", "Serial Rag", "Valse Ex Cathedra", and "My Favourite Band". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Baazaar ... CD 13.99

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Sami SwoiLocust ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
Sami Swoi is a group, not a guy – a hip Polish ensemble that's led by trumpeter Julian Kurzawa, but which features a strong sound from a trio of reed players too! The album's a live one, and really has the whole group opening up on the first track – a 19 minute "Blues Medley" that includes snippets of compositions by Benny Golson, Jimmy Heath, Wayne Shorter, Nat Adderley, and Eddie Harris – all spun out into this great ensemble piece that has each member soaring out with a solo! Other players include Jan Mlynarczyk on trombone, Waldemar Kowalski on alto and soprano sax, Jerzy Lukaszczyk on tenor and baritone, Andrezj Muzky on tenor and clarinet, Janusz Szprot on piano and electric piano, Jerzy Sorski on guitar, Jan Gonciarczyk on electric bass, and Krzysztof Przybylowicz on drums. The second half of hte album has some shorter tracks, but still worked magically by the group – with this mixture of ensemble energy and solo voice that's a bit like some of the MPS large group sessions from a decade before – especially given the electric energy in the rhythms. Titles include "Cannonbird", "Maids Of Cadiz", "The Locust", "Round Midnight", and "Blues Medley". LP, Vinyl record album

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Marianna WroblewskaSound Of Marianna Wroblewska ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1972. New Copy ... $8.99
Very unusual work from Polish jazz singer Marianna Wroblewska – who works here in two nicely different modes! Marianna sings in English throughout – and side one mostly has her working through American standards, but which come across in a very unusual way, given her accent – with open arrangements that feature piano from either Janusz Kozlowski or Wlodzimierz Nahorny, who both have offbeat qualities that really keep things on edge. Side two is where it really gets interesting, though – as Wroblewska works with the group of alto saxophonist Zibniew Namyslowski, one of the hippest Polish modernists of the period – in a mode that really brings Marianna's vocals into territory that singers like Karin Krog or Monica Zetterlund were hitting at the time. As with the early 70s work of those European singers, Wroblewska is almost post-jazz here – singing to English translations of songs written by Namyslowski, Nahorny, and even Komeda – with a very unusual, very compelling quality. These tunes include "I Don't Want To Sleep", "The Slowed Down Movie", "Sell Me To The Wind", and "And The Forest Sings Your Name" – and the standards include "I'll Be Seeing You", "Don't Explain", "My Funny Valentine", and "Lover Man". CD

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✨✧ Tomasz StankoJazz Message From Poland ... CD
Be! (Germany), 1972. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A jazz message from Poland, and one that's served up loud and proud, too – thanks to tremendous work from trumpeter Tomasz Stanko and a very sharp-edged group! The music here has that open flow that some of the more fusion-based players were exploring in Poland at the time – but the instrumentation is all acoustic, and also has a modal sensibility too – echoes of the territory that Stanko explored in the 60s, but taken to much more freewheeling territory on the long tracks on the set. The group features Zbigniew Seifert on violin – who, like other great European players on the instrument in his generation, manages to work with phrasing that's almost sax-like at times – very different than the heritage of jazz violin from previous decades, and surprisingly great. Other musicians include Janusz Muniak on flute and tenor, Bronislaw Suchanek on bass, and Janusz Stefanski on drums and percussion – on the titles "AEIOE", "Heban", and "Piece For Diana". CD

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✨✧ Andrzej TrzaskowskiAndrzej Trzaskowski Quintet – Polish Jazz Vol 4 ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1965. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A brilliant set from Polish pianist Andrzej Trzaskowski – a talent who's virtually unknown in America, but one who cut some of the most forward-thinking work of his generation! The session's a bold, fresh, modern statement that's clearly steeped in work by other 60s American and European modernists, but which also has a fresh quality that's incredibly hard to peg. It's a bit preoccupied with sound and sound colors – almost in a Paul Bley-ish way – but also has a trace of soul and lyricism, as well as a graceful approach that allows space for other players to state themselves freely on the record. That's a good thing, too, because the first album is dominated by strong trumpet work by the great Tomasz Stanko, as well as the relative unknown Janusz Muniak, who plays some great soprano sax on the session. Titles include "Sinobrody", "Post Scriptum", "Synopsis", and "Requiem For Scott La Faro". CD

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✨✧ LaboratoriumModern Pentathlon – Polish Jazz 49 ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Sweet electric jazz from 70s Poland – a really tripped-out set of keyboard tunes, almost an Eastern European take on the Herbie Hancock sound of the time! The group's led by keyboard maestro Janusz Grzywacz – who works here on Fender Rhodes, acoustic piano, and a Roland 2000 – hitting styles that range from straight and funky to electric and spacey – as much concerned with the overall sound of the set as with his own spirited solo work – and coming across with a soulful sound that's almost George Duke-ish at times! Titles include "Funky For Franka", "ABZ", "Crazy Shepherd", and "Modern Pentathlon". CD

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✨✧ Sami SwoiLocust ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Sami Swoi is a group, not a guy – a hip Polish ensemble that's led by trumpeter Julian Kurzawa, but which features a strong sound from a trio of reed players too! The album's a live one, and really has the whole group opening up on the first track – a 19 minute "Blues Medley" that includes snippets of compositions by Benny Golson, Jimmy Heath, Wayne Shorter, Nat Adderley, and Eddie Harris – all spun out into this great ensemble piece that has each member soaring out with a solo! Other players include Jan Mlynarczyk on trombone, Waldemar Kowalski on alto and soprano sax, Jerzy Lukaszczyk on tenor and baritone, Andrezj Muzky on tenor and clarinet, Janusz Szprot on piano and electric piano, Jerzy Sorski on guitar, Jan Gonciarczyk on electric bass, and Krzysztof Przybylowicz on drums. The second half of hte album has some shorter tracks, but still worked magically by the group – with this mixture of ensemble energy and solo voice that's a bit like some of the MPS large group sessions from a decade before – especially given the electric energy in the rhythms. Titles include "Cannonbird", "Maids Of Cadiz", "The Locust", "Round Midnight", and "Blues Medley". CD
Also available Locust ... LP 28.99

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✨✧ LaboratoriumModern Pentathlon – Polish Jazz 49 ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Sweet electric jazz from 70s Poland – a really tripped-out set of keyboard tunes, almost an Eastern European take on the Herbie Hancock sound of the time! The group's led by keyboard maestro Janusz Grzywacz – who works here on Fender Rhodes, acoustic piano, and a Roland 2000 – hitting styles that range from straight and funky to electric and spacey – as much concerned with the overall sound of the set as with his own spirited solo work – and coming across with a soulful sound that's almost George Duke-ish at times! Titles include "Funky For Franka", "ABZ", "Crazy Shepherd", and "Modern Pentathlon". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tomasz StankoMusic For K ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Bold genius from Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko – a memorial tribute to the recently-departed Krzysztof Komeda – Stanko's musical mentor and frequent partner during the 60s! The work builds strongly on the angular modes explored by Komeda during the Astigmatic years – a stark, staccato mode that was as inventive and compelling as anything that Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, or Joe Harriott were doing at the time. Stanko's kept the Komeda spirit running very strongly in this set – using pulsating rhythms at the bottom to drive a set of longish tunes with full force, as freer solos cascade over the top with intense energy and amazing focus. The group's a quintet – with Zbigniew Seifert on alto sax and Janusz Muniak on tenor – and titles include "The Ambusher", "Infinitely Small", "Cry", and "Music For K". CD

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✨✧ Tomasz StankoMusic For K ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Bold genius from Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko – a memorial tribute to the recently-departed Krzysztof Komeda – Stanko's musical mentor and frequent partner during the 60s! The work builds strongly on the angular modes explored by Komeda during the Astigmatic years – a stark, staccato mode that was as inventive and compelling as anything that Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, or Joe Harriott were doing at the time. Stanko's kept the Komeda spirit running very strongly in this set – using pulsating rhythms at the bottom to drive a set of longish tunes with full force, as freer solos cascade over the top with intense energy and amazing focus. The group's a quintet – with Zbigniew Seifert on alto sax and Janusz Muniak on tenor – and titles include "The Ambusher", "Infinitely Small", "Cry", and "Music For K". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Andrzej TrzaskowskiAndrzej Trzaskowski Quintet – Polish Jazz Vol 4 ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1965. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A brilliant set from Polish pianist Andrzej Trzaskowski – a talent who's virtually unknown in America, but one who cut some of the most forward-thinking work of his generation! The session's a bold, fresh, modern statement that's clearly steeped in work by other 60s American and European modernists, but which also has a fresh quality that's incredibly hard to peg. It's a bit preoccupied with sound and sound colors – almost in a Paul Bley-ish way – but also has a trace of soul and lyricism, as well as a graceful approach that allows space for other players to state themselves freely on the record. That's a good thing, too, because the first album is dominated by strong trumpet work by the great Tomasz Stanko, as well as the relative unknown Janusz Muniak, who plays some great soprano sax on the session. Titles include "Sinobrody", "Post Scriptum", "Synopsis", and "Requiem For Scott La Faro". LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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