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Badar Ali KhanLost in Qawwali ... CD
Triloka, 1997. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print. Promo copy.)

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Badar Ali KhanLost in Qawwali II ... CD
Triloka, 1997. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Badar Ali KhanMixes ... CD
BABA, 1998. Used ... $1.99
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(Tray card has a cutout hole.)

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Ali Akbar Khan/Ravi Shankar/Ustad Amir KhanPsychedelic India ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $5.99
Classic ragas from Ravi Shankar, Ali Akbar Kahn and Ustad Amir Khan on this compilation from El UK! The earlier material on Psychedelic India predates the psychedelic rock movement by nearly a decade, but the trance inducing sitar atmosphere is obviously an important precursor, and always amazing and worth revisiting! Although the set features just 4 pieces, they're long ones – 79 minutes of music: Includes "Raga Palas Kafi" and "Raga Bilashkani Todi" featuring Ravi Shankar on sitar and Ali Akbar Khan on sarod, "Raga Marwa" by Ustad Amir Khan", plus Ravi Shankar's "Raga Madhu-Kauns". CD

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✨✧ Chaka KhanOriginal Album Series (Chaka/Naughty/What Cha Gonna Do For Me/Chaka Khan/I Feel For You) (5CD set) ... CD
Warner, 1978/1980/1981/1982/1984. New Copy 5 CDs ... $19.99 21.98
Chaka Khan on Warner Brothers – the wonderful second chapter of her career, when she fully broke away from Rufus, and became an amazing solo act on her own! All the records here are classics, and really take Khan who a whole new level – often working with production and arrangements from the legendary Arif Mardin, who did for Chaka in the 80s what he'd done for Aretha Franklin in earlier years. The groove is sophisticated and soulful – and even some of the more pop-oriented cuts still come off great – thanks to vocals from Chaka that really ring out with a hell of a lot of power and pride. The package features five full albums – Chaka, Naughty, What Cha Gonna Do For Me, Chaka Khan, and I Feel For You – all packaged in small LP-styled sleeves! CD

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Chaka KhanWoman I Am ... CD
Warner, 1992. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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Chaka Khan & Jazz All-StarsEchoes Of An Era ... CD
Elektra (Japan), 1982. Used ... $11.99
A really unique album for Chaka Khan – one in which she teams up with a host of jazz artists to craft a classic-styled set of vocals! Given that Chaka was at the height of her 80s groove solo career at the time of this one, the move is a surprising one – but also a great chance for Chaka to show that she has a lot more to offer than just pop chops, as she sounds pretty darn great scatting on these classic jazz numbers. And as proof that the set was definitely a serious jazz effort, Chaka's got a great lineup on the album – a group that includes Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Joe Henderson on tenor, Chick Corea on piano, and Lenny White on drums. Titles include "Them There Eyes", "All Of Me", "Take The A Train", "Hire Wire", "The Aerialist", and "I Hear Music". CD

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Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanIntoxicated Spirit ... CD
Shanachie, 1996. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael BrookStar Rise – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook Remixed ... CD
Real World, 1997. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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Ustad Vilayat Khan & Kadar KhanSitar Tabla – Live At Kalavant Center, New York ... CD
Used ... $6.99
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RufusRufus Featuring Chaka Khan ... CD
MCA/Universal (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $9.99
Great work by one of the archetypal funky soul bands of the 70s – and a group whose impact is still being felt today! Of course, one of the reasons for that is Chaka Khan's incredible vocals – caught here at a prime early point, and very nicely set against some warm electric keyboards and tight groovy guitars – which provide a groove that's live and spontaneous, and never too forced – just the right kind of energy to work perfectly with her approach to the lyrics, without any of the too-polished modes you'd fine from copycat groups trying to fake a sound like this. Rufus had been with Chaka for years by this point – fusing together a sublime blend of funk, soul, jazz, and rock – a sound they forged woodshedding in Chicago in the early days, let loose in perfect studio territory on the west coast of the 70s. The whole thing's a classic – and titles include "Jive Talking", "Sweet Thing", "Fools Paradise", "Circle", "Everybody Has An Aura", and "On Time". CD

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VariousStreet Sounds Presents – Jazz Funk Classics – Compiled By Morgan Khan (3CD set) ... CD
Universal (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 3CD ... $28.99
Don't think "jazz funk", think more "funky soul", or "soulful jazz" – as the collection here is filled with classic 70s gems that really blur the boundary between styles! Almost all these cuts have a strong jazz base at the core, but also bring in lots of funk and soul elements as well – from tight rhythms, to soaring vocals, to other key elements that helped lots of these tracks crossover big at the time – and still stay strong all these many years later! The package is a reworking of a classic series from the London scene in the 80s – a set of collections that was key to the rare groove scene at the time – and the 3CD set features 30 tracks that include "Whistle Bump" by Deodato, "Black Is The Color" by Wilbert Longmire, "El Bobo" by Webster Lewis, "Westchester Lady" by Bob James, "Let The Music Play" by Charles Earland, "Strut" by Chico Hamilton, "Rock Creek Park" by The Blackbyrds, "Inherit The Wind" by Wilton Felder with Bobby Womack, "Harlem River Drive" by Bobbi Humphrey, "Mister Magic" by Grover Washington, "Love Will Bring Us Back Together Again" by Roy Ayers, "Love Has Come Around" by Donald Byrd, "Expansions" by Lonnie Liston Smith, "Movin" by Brass Construction, "Always There" by Ronnie Laws, "Open Your Mind" by Kleeer, and lots lots more! CD

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✨✧ Chaka KhanNaughty ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... About September 9, 2015
A great album of mellow modern soul tracks recorded in Chaka's post-Rufus years! The record was produced by the great Arif Mardin, the man who made so many of the 70s Atlantic soul records work so well – and he handled Chaka's voice with a sweet sweet sound that you don't always get on her other albums. Includes the great "Papillon", her remake of "Hot Butterfly", plus "Move Me No Mountain", "So Naughty", "Too Much Love", and "Clouds". CD

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✨✧ Chaka KhanWhat Cha' Gonna Do For Me ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... About September 9, 2015
Wonderful stuff – and despite what you might think about her work with Rufus, we've always felt that Chaka Khan was equally good, if not better, during the early years of her solo career. This album's a totally solid soul effort, with production by Arif Mardin that's right up there with his best work for Atlantic – and a very catchy batch of cuts, including the hit "Any Old Sunday", plus "We Got Each Other", "We Can Work It Out", "Night Moods", and "Father He Said". Also features the cut "I Know You, I Live You", a big Chicago house cut from the old days. And hey, she went to school around the corner from our old office! CD

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✨✧ Sean KhanSamba Para Florence (Henry Wu rmx)/Things To Say (Ben Hauke rmx) ... 12-inch
Far Out (UK), 2015. New Copy ... On July 20, 2015
12-inch, Vinyl record

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Rufus featuring Chaka KhanStompin' At The Savoy – Live ... CD
Warner/Big Break (UK), 1983. New Copy ... About August 14, 2015
This album gives you three sides of live material and one side of four studio tracks. The live songs include "You Got Love", "Dance Wit Me", "Sweet Thing", "Pack'd My Bags", "Tell Me Something Good", "Ain't That Peculiar", and "Do You Love What You Feel". The studio tracks include "Ain't Nobody", "One Million Kisses", "Try A Little Understanding", and "Don't Go To Strangers". CD

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✨✧ James HornerStar Trek II – The Wrath Of Khan ... LP
Atlantic, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Ali Akbar KhanGarden Of Dreams ... CD
Triloka, 1999. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Chaka KhanOriginal Album Series (Chaka/Naughty/What Cha Gonna Do For Me/Chaka Khan/I Feel For You) (5CD set) ... CD
Warner, 1978/1980/1981/1982/1984. Used 5CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Chaka Khan on Warner Brothers – the wonderful second chapter of her career, when she fully broke away from Rufus, and became an amazing solo act on her own! All the records here are classics, and really take Khan who a whole new level – often working with production and arrangements from the legendary Arif Mardin, who did for Chaka in the 80s what he'd done for Aretha Franklin in earlier years. The groove is sophisticated and soulful – and even some of the more pop-oriented cuts still come off great – thanks to vocals from Chaka that really ring out with a hell of a lot of power and pride. The package features five full albums – Chaka, Naughty, What Cha Gonna Do For Me, Chaka Khan, and I Feel For You – all packaged in small LP-styled sleeves! CD
Also available Original Album Series (Chaka/Naughty/What Cha Gonna Do For Me/Chaka Khan/I Feel For You) (5CD set) ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ Ustad Bismillah KhanIndian Classical Music – Padma Vibhushan Ustad Bismillah Khan ... LP
Ameer Khusro, 1982. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rare Chicago performance on a small label! LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Kurtis Blow, & OthersKrush Groove (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner/Perseverance, 1985. New Copy ... $9.99 19.99
Not quite the Wild Style soundtrack, but still an early hip hop cinema classic – thanks to work from some of the bigger acts of the time! The movie's from a second generation of rap filmmaking – more narrative, less documentary – but over the course of years, the whole thing's come to stand as a great document of this moment in music – and in super-fresh style as well! Hip Hop tracks include "She's On It" by Beastie Boys, "I Can't Live Without My Radio" by LL Cool J, "If I Ruled The World" by Kurtis Blow, "All You Can Eat" by Fat Boys, and "Krush Groovin" by the Krush Groove All-Stars – which features Run-DMC, Fat Boys, Kurtis Blow, and Sheila E! Soul titles include "Krush Groove" by Chaka Khan, Love Triangle" by Gap Band, and "Tender Love" by Force MDs – and Debbie Harry shows her street soul chops on "Feel The Spin". CD features bonus 12" remixes of "Feel The Spin" by Debbie Harry and "Krush Groove" by Chaka Khan. CD

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Brecker BrothersBottom Line Archive Series 1976 ... CD
Bottom Line, 1976. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Wonderful live work from the legendary Brecker Brothers – cut at a time when the duo were still totally hard and funky – maybe even more so here than on their studio albums of the time! The live setting really brings out a crackle in the group – lots of funky rhythms at the bottom,a nd these breakout solos from Randy on trumpet and Michael on tenor – as well as a young David Sanborn on alto, Steve Khan on guitar, and Don Grolnick on Fender Rhodes and Hammond! Most vocals are kind of chorus chants by the whole group instead of a solo singer – vamping strongly in this way that really fits the groove nicely. Titles include "Rocks", "Cactus", "Sneakin Up Behind You", "It Took A Long Time", "Keep It Steady", "Night Flight", and "Jungle Walk". CD

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Billy CobhamAlivemutherforya ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Billy Cobham live – very alive, in fact – and jamming like the "muther" promised in the title! The set's filled with heavy drums from Cobham, set in a group that also features fusion heavyweights Alphonso Johnson on bass, Steve Khan on guitar, Tom Scott on tenor and soprano sax, and Mark Soskin on keyboards – all working in ways that are more strongly in the funky jazz side of the fusion spectrum than some of Cobham's more rockish sets – with lots of lean, angular grooves that sound especially nice on the saxes and keyboards! Titles include "Anteres The Star", "Shadows", "Bahama Mama", "Some Punk Funk", "On A Magic Carpet Ride", and "Spindrift". LP, Vinyl record album

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Eleventh House with Larry CoryellAspects ... CD
Arista/Wounded Bird, 1976. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Funky fusion with some really hard-ripping guitar from Larry Coryell – a mainstream masterpiece from the Eleventh House ensemble! The set's got a tight sound that puts Coryell's guitar in the forefront, but which also respects contributions from members that include Gerry Brown on drums, John Lee on bass, Mike Mandel on keyboards, and Terumasa Hino on trumpet – all coming together with a tightness that's every bit the best part of mainstream 70s fusion. The record's also got some great guest work too – including appearances from David Sanborn on alto, Michael Brecker on tenor, Randy Brecker on trumpet, and Steve Khan on acoustic guitar – and titles include "Titus", "Pyramids", "Yin Yang", "Aspects", "Ain't It Is", and "Woman Of Truth & Future". CD

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Slide HamptonDrum Suite (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/Mosaic, 1962. Used ... $9.99
One of Slide Hampton's greatest records of all time – a totally hip batch of tracks recorded with a large group that reminds us of some of Max Roach's ensembles of the early 60s! No surprise, Roach is a key part of the album – pounding away with frenzy on Hampton's 5-part "Drum Suite", and working well here on other tracks with players that include Yusef Lateef and George Coleman on tenor, Freddie Hubbard and Hobart Dotson on trumpet, Tommy Flanagan on piano, Eddie Khan on bass, and both Hampton and Benjamin Jacobs-El on trombones. There's a righteous, majestic energy to most of the tracks – not just the pivotal "Drum Suite" in five parts, but also the originals "Gallery Groove" and "Fump" – plus versions of "Lover", "Our Waltz", and "Stella By Starlight". CD features 2 bonus tracks – "Sleigh Ride" and 'Well You Needn't". CD
(Out of print.)

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JuicySpread The Love ... LP
CBS, 1987. Very Good+ ... $0.99
A great later album from the Juicy duo – very much in the tightly grooving mode of their debut, thanks to continued production work by Deodato! The style's smooth, focused, and sharp-edged – but all without sounding too chart-oriented or clunky – and although the beats are electric, and supported with plenty of keyboards, there's a nice sense of warmth to the record overall – a key hallmark of Deodato's sensitivity in the studio. All tracks are originals by the Juicy team of Jerry and Katreese Barnes, and guests on the record include Chaka Khan and Bernard Wright. Titles include "Make You Mine", "All Work No Play", "Show & Tell", "After Loving You", "Private Party", "Serious", and "Midnight Love". LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles LloydDiscovery! ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99
A wonderful bit of soul jazz – much less trippy than some of Charles Lloyd's later work, and handled with a soulful flair that's a mix of Coltrane spiritualism, with an even larger dose of the sort of post-Trane experiments in jazz that would crop up during the early 70s on smaller independent labels – a scene that Lloyd really influenced with albums like this! The record's quite advanced for its time – and features Charles' tenor and flute next to piano by Don Friedman, bass by either Richard Davis or Eddie Khan, and drums by Roy Haynes or JC Moses – on titles that include Lloyd's classic "Forest Flower", plus "Little Peace", "Love Song to A Baby", "Sweet Georgia Bright", and "Bizarre". CD

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Rufus & ChakaMasterjam ... CD
MCA/Universal (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
A definite masterjam from Chaka Khan and Rufus – one of the group's last key efforts together – produced to perfection by the mighty Quincy Jones! Chaka's vocals are sublime right from the start – taking on the soaring majesty she'd use on her initial solo recordings – and the group's tighter than ever – really hitting the right mix of jazzy funk and soul to make the whole thing come together perfectly. Greatness like this only gets better with years – and this sweet little album is more than proof of that fact! Tracks include a version of "Body Heat", plus "Heaven Bound", "Live In Me", "Any Love", "Do You Love What You Feel", and "What Am I Missing". CD

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Ravi ShankarLife In Music ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $5.99
Not the whole life of Ravi Shankar in music – and instead, a really cool concentration of work from one of his greatest periods ever – that magical late 50s/early 60s moment when he was completely transforming the sound of Indian music, and beginning to have an influence on the wider world as well! Most of the numbers here are long ragas, played in that complicated rhythmic style that made Shankar so great – and most numbers are quite extended, all going well over 10 minutes, and a few even pushing close to the half hour mark as well. One title – "Raga Palas Kafi" – features work with Ali Akbar Khan – and other titles include "Raga Jog", "Dhun In Mishra Mand", "Raga Rageshri", "Raga Desi", "Raga Charu Keshi", "Misra Piloo", and "Raga Ahir Bhairav". CD

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Bobby TimmonsChicken & Dumplin's ... LP
Prestige, 1965. Very Good ... $11.99
One of Bobby Timmons' greatest albums, and one of his hardest to find! The session features Timmons with a great funky trio that provides amazing rhythm changes for his spiralling piano lines, and the record also has one long cut in which he plays vibes. There's 2 nice groovers – "Chicken & Dumplins" and "Ray's Idea" – plus the nice vibes track "The Return Of Ghengis Khan". Very very groovy, and a great record that shows Bobby moving way past his Jazz Messengers roots! LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has moisture staining, waviness, and some peeling along the bottom three inches, with some more staining along the opening and on the back, and an unglued bottom seam.)

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Pat WilliamsCome On & Shine ... CD
MPS/Edel (Germany), 1977. New Copy ... $14.99
Pat Wilson definitely shines here – stepping off a great 70s run of work for film and TV soundtracks – then using a similar style here in the studio! The album's a jazz set, but tracks are relatively short – and focus more on ensemble passages at points, but still allow for key solo work from Dave Grusin on piano, Jerome Richardson on alto, Marvin Stamm on trumpet, Steve Khan on guitar, Toots Thielemans on harmonica, and Sunny Burke on Fender Rhodes. Titles include a great version of his "Bob Newhart Theme" – quite different than the one used in the show – plus the cuts "Barrio", "Blue Light", "Lou Grant Theme", "Sail On", and "Come On & Shine". CD

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✨✧ VariousJourney Into Paradise – The Larry Levan Story ... CD
Rhino, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Classic club and soulful disco, all brought together in service of the lasting memory of Larry Levan – legendary DJ at the Paradise Garage, and a key force in shaping the sound of the dancefloor for years to come! The set features some material presented in special Larry Levan mixes, plus others pulled from rare 12" singles back in the day – and together the whole thing makes for a great collection of grooves from the left end of the spectrum – a great antidote to popular disco at the end of the 70s, and proof that the creative sound of the dancefloor was still burning strong! 2CD set features a total of 22 tracks – surprisingly well collected for anything with the Rhino name on it, and including "Love Has Come Around (12" version)" by Donald Byrd & 125th Street NYC, "Lover's Holiday (12" version)" by Change, "It Should Have Been You (12" voc)" by Gwen Guthrie, "Ain't No Mountain High Enough (garage version)" by Inner Life, "Why Leave Us Alone (12" long version)" by Five Special, "Lost In Music (1984 Niles Rodgers rmx)" by Sister Sledge, "Baby I'm Scared Of You" by Womack & Womack, "You Can't Hide" by David Joseph, "Bad For Me (12" long version)" by Dee Dee Bridgewater, "Smack Dab In The Middle" by Janice McClain, "We Got The Funk (12" US re-edit)" by Poisitive Force, "Haven't You Heard" by Patrice Rushen, "Weekend (12" extended)" by Phreek, "Clouds" by Chaka Khan, "Love Injection" by Trussel, "Can't Play Around (12" vocal)" by Lace, and "Heartbeat (club)" by Taana Gardner. CD

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VariousSound Of Gold 3 – Mixed By Jason Lev ... CD
Sound Of Gold, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
Jason Lev spins his way through a host of classic tracks – coming up with a solid mix of funky dancefloor winners that includes some of the best underground club classics! Titles include "Super Jay Love Theme" by Super Jay, "Patty Duke" by Cloud One, "Funk Rap" by Kim & Bacardi, "Rap On Mr DJ" by Bohannon, "Searchin" by Sylvia Striplin, "I Know You I Live You" by Chaka Khan, "There's A Happy Feeling" by Webster Lewis, "Ain't No Need" by Skye, "Let's Dance" by High Tide Music, "Mr Blindman" by Donna McGhee, "Let's Get It Together" by Pam Todd, and "I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby" by Kellee Patterson. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousTropicalia – A Brazilian Revolution In Sound ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $10.99
An amazing introduction to one of the most significant cultural movements in the latter half of the 20th Century – the groundbreaking years of Tropicalia in late 60s Brazil! The music and legacy of Tropicalia are referenced often, but hardly ever presented this well – and this package is everything we could have hoped for as an introduction to the movement – filled not just with great music, but also an overwhelming amount of notes that trace the history of Brazilian music and art through their changes in relation to Tropicalia! In fact, the notes are almost worth the price of the compilation alone – very densely written over 48 pages in the CD booklet, with more information in one place than we've ever seen before. But as you might imagine, it's the music that really makes the set special – and Soul Jazz have done an excellent job of pulling together key late 60s works from the most important musicians associated with Tropicalia – an great starting point for the movement that's filled with most essential tracks! Titles include "Bat Macumba" by Gilberto Gil, "Tuareg" and "Sebastiana" by Gal Costa, "A Minha Menina" and "Panis Et Circenses" by Os Mutantes, "Alfo Mega" and "Tropicalia" by Caetano Veloso, "Gloria" and "Jimmy Renda-Se" by Tom Ze, "Procissao" by Gilberto Gil, "Ave Genghis Khan" by Os Mutantes, "Take It Easy My Brother Charles" by Jorge Ben, "Quero Sambal Meu Bem" by Tom Ze, "Lost In The Paradise" by Caetano Veloso, "Bat Macumba" by Os Mutantes, "Domingo No Parque" by Gilberto Gil & Os Mutantes, and "Irene" by Caetano Veloso. CD
Also available Tropicalia – A Brazilian Revolution In Sound ... LP 26.99

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VariousTropicalia – A Brazilian Revolution In Sound ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
An amazing introduction to one of the most significant cultural movements in the latter half of the 20th Century – the groundbreaking years of Tropicalia in late 60s Brazil! The music and legacy of Tropicalia are referenced often, but hardly ever presented this well – and this package is everything we could have hoped for as an introduction to the movement – filled with key late 60s works from the most important musicians associated with Tropicalia – an great starting point for the movement that's filled with most essential tracks! And even if you have some of this stuff already on individual albums, it really sounds great together – a rich document of this amazing musical moment. Titles include "Bat Macumba" by Gilberto Gil, "Tuareg" and "Sebastiana" by Gal Costa, "A Minha Menina" and "Panis Et Circenses" by Os Mutantes, "Alfo Mega" and "Tropicalia" by Caetano Veloso, "Gloria" and "Jimmy Renda-Se" by Tom Ze, "Procissao" by Gilberto Gil, "Ave Genghis Khan" by Os Mutantes, "Take It Easy My Brother Charles" by Jorge Ben, "Quero Sambal Meu Bem" by Tom Ze, "Lost In The Paradise" by Caetano Veloso, "Bat Macumba" by Os Mutantes, "Domingo No Parque" by Gilberto Gil & Os Mutantes, and "Irene" by Caetano Veloso. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Tropicalia – A Brazilian Revolution In Sound ... CD 10.99

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VariousWinners – Produced By Frankie Crocker ... LP
RCA, 1980. Sealed ... $3.99
Includes tracks by The Jacksons, Whispers, Shalamar, Rufus & Chaka Khan, Spinners, Carrie Lucas, Isaac Hayes, Commodores, Smokey Robinson, GQ, Teddy Pendergrass, and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Dizzy ReeceAsia Minor ... CD
New Jazz/OJC, 1962. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A rare treasure from British trumpeter Dizzy Reece – quite different than his albums at the time for Blue Note! Dizzy's playing here with a style that has a fair bit of exotic touches – not entirely in the Yusef Lateef mode, but definitely with a similar blend of hardbop, soul jazz, and some of the Eastern-styled themes that you might expect from an album entitled Asia Minor. His trumpet is still firmly in the lead, but it's boldness is inflected by some great work from reed players Cecil Payne on baritone and Joe Farrell on tenor sax and flute – making a young appearance here, but already showing a great talent for soulful exploration. The rest of the group features Hank Jones on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Charlie Persip on rhythm – and all players are surprisingly well matched, and led strongly by Reece through a visionary set that includes the titles "The Story Of Love", "The Shadow Of Khan", "Yamask", "Spiritus Parkus", and "Ackmet". CD
(Tray card has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Mark ColbySerpentine Fire/One Good Turn ... CD
Tappan Zee/Expansion (UK), 1978/1979. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pair of sweet funky fusion gems from Mark Colby – back to back on a single CD! Serpentine Fire is an overlooked gem from Bob James' Tappan Zee empire of the 70s – that label that provided the perfect platform for artists to grow a bit more after the CTI years! Reedman Mark Colby is a newcomer to this scene, but hits a groove that's instantly in the best CTI/Kudu mode – with funky jazz backings that often have that laidback, spacious style that's more soulful than jamming fusion – served up by players who include Bob James on Fender Rhodes and piano, Eric Gale and Steve Khan on guitars, Steve Gadd on drums, and Hiram Bullock on some electric guitar. Colby himself plays tenor and soprano sax – and titles include a nice remake of Earth Wind & Fire's "Serpentine Fire" – plus "King Tut", "Renegade", "On & On", and "Daydreamer". On One Good Turn, reedman Mark Colby really comes into his own – crafting sweet lines on tenor and soprano sax, in modes that extend previous 70s fusion work from artists like Stanley Turrentine or Grover Washington Jr! Like both of those giants, Colby gets great backing here in a spacious electric style that allows plenty of room for the solos in the lead – with artists who include Bob James and Barry Miles on Fender Rhodes, Eric Gale and Steve Khan on guitars, and Mike Mainieri on vibes. Titles include "Capativa", "Village Zoo", "Peace Of Mind", "Skat Talk", and "Macbeth". CD

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✨✧ Aretha FranklinLove All The Hurt Away ... LP
Arista, 1981. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An early 80s gem from Aretha Franklin – one of the best of her years at Arista Records, thanks to solid help in the studio from the mighty Arif Mardin! Mardin's in perfect form here – the same blend of older soul and jazzier, more sophisticated styles that he was also bringing to Chaka Khan at the time – although Franklin's arguably more deserving of his talents, given her long relationship with the producer! There's a full, mature feel here – one that really gets Aretha back in gear as a singer, and shows off her talents to a new generation in new ways – yet all without trying too hard for a crossover hit. Tunes include a few originals by Franklin, and titles include "Kind Of Man", "Whole Lot Of Me", "Love All The Hurt Away", "You Can't Always Get What You Want", "It's My Turn", "There's A Star For Everyone", and "Hold On I'm Coming". LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in the shrink, with hype sticker and a Gift Of Music sticker. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Ali Akbar KahnClassical Music Of India ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the rare few world music sessions ever issued on Prestige records – and a surprisingly excellent album from Ali Akbar-Khan. The record features two long tracks – one on each side – and titles are "Raga Todi" and "Raga Lajwanti". Khan plays sarod, and he's accompanied by tabla and tamboura, both played by unnamed musicians. LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some light stains and a small peeled spot along the top seam.)
 
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Jack MontroseBlues & Vanilla ... LP
RCA, 1956. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A standout session from Jack Montrose – one of the most overlooked players on the west coast scene of the 50s! Montrose's tenor work is always a treat, but here, he's playing in an unusual setting that includes Red Norvo on vibes, Joe Maini on alto sax, and Jim Hall on guitar – all working with Jack on a set of tunes that have the tight arrangements of his work on Atlantic and Pacific Jazz – yet which also open up with some interesting instrumental twists that break the mold a bit! Side one of the set features the 18 minute tune "Concertino Do Camera" – a nicely extended track that offers plenty of room for solo work – and the other shorter tracks still offer up strong solos too – on titles that include "Bernie's Tune", "A Dandy Line", "Bockhanal", and "For The Fairest". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original copy – in great shape!)

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✨✧ Usha Khanna/Rajinder KrishenAao Pyar Karen ... LP
EMI (Pakistan), 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features vocals by Lata Mangeshkar and Mohammad Rafi! LP, Vinyl record album
(Top cover seam is unglued, but cover is nice.)

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✨✧ MashmakhanMashmakhan ... LP
Epic, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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✨✧ Buddy Rich & Alla RakhaRich A La Rakha ... CD
BGO (UK), 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Buddy Rich gets heavily on a world music trip here – working with Indian percussionist Alla Rahka, in a very very spare setting! The core sounds on the album are generated by Buddy's work on the regular drum kit and dholak, and Alla's work on tabla – with some additional instrumentation by Paul Horn on flute, snaking through the tunes with a slight jazzy sound. A few tracks feature some additional instrumentation, but overall the feel of the music is quite spare – and with a hip sound that you'd never expect from Buddy! Titles include "Duet In Dadra", "Khanda Kafi", "Tal Sawari", "Nagma E Raksh", and "Rangeela". CD
(Out of print.)
 
 
 



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