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✨✧ Michael DeaseDecisions ... CD
Posi tone, 2015. New Copy ... $11.99 15.98
Wonderfully fresh work on trombone from Michael Dease – a player we're liking more and more with each new release – and who really tops himself with this one! Dease is schooled in so many older modes – able to blow with the sweetness of JJ Johnson at times, or the gutbuckety soul of Bennie Green at others – but he's also got a very contemporary conception on his instrument, with the blend of soul and modern you'd find on recent albums from trombonist Steve Davis, a labelmate of Dease. No surprise, Michael starts off the record with a great composition by Steve – before launching into some even stronger tunes of his own – fitted perfectly with a group that includes Tim Green on tenor, Glenn Zaleski on piano, Rodney Whitaker on bass, and Ulysses Owen on drums. Titles include "Decisions", "Gorgeous Gwen", "Grove's Groove", "Jason's Gonna Get Ya", "Trayvon", and "Three & One". CD

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Sonny RollinsAlfie ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Very Good Gatefold ... $39.99
A beautiful soundtrack to the dark British comedy of the same name – starring a young Michael Caine! You might expect it to be a bit schmaltzy, but it's pure jazz all the way through, and features strong inside playing by Rollins over lively orchestrations by Oliver Nelson – filled with moody colors, great changes, and a vibrant sense of energy that's far deeper than the actual film! The group includes Phil Woods, Kenny Burrell, and J.J. Johnson, and they swing hard on all tracks. Titles include the 10 minute workout of "Alfie's Theme", plus a shorter "Differently" version" – plus "On Impulse", "Transition Theme", and "He's Younger Than You". Nice stuff throughout, and much more of a jazz album than a soundtrack! LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label mono pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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VariousLight On The Southside – Photographs Of Chicago Southside Nightlife 1975 to 1977 (hardcover book with 2LP set) ... LP
Numero, Late 70s/2009. New Copy 2LP & Book ... $54.99 59.98
Quite possibly the most beautiful record we've ever seen from the folks at The Numero Group – and that's saying a lot, given the quality of all their top-shelf releases! This beautiful edition features a hardcover book of vintage black and white photographs taken on Chicago's south side in the mid 70s – images of patrons and proprietors from long-lost nite spots that include Perv's House, Pepper's Hideout, The High Chaparral, and The Showcase Lounge – all the kind of clubs that were likely to feature the sort of Chicago funk and soul that Numero's been reissuing for the past few years! The images are amazing – a really rare look into the community that supported this sort of music – caught far far from the mainstream, in placed that were almost even private, compared to more well-travelled entertainment outlets. Photographs come from the collection of Michael Abramson – and are beautifully reproduced on LP-sized pages, in a book that also features some vintage flyers, posters, and business cards from the clubs! And if that's not enough, Numero also throws in some great notes of their own, and a bonus 2LP set with music that includes "I'm A Streaker Baby" by Arelean Brown, "No Better Time Than Now" by Ricky Allen, "The Same One" by Malcolm Simmons, "You Made Me Suffer" by Andrew Brown, "This Is My Prayer" by Lady Margo, "It's A Dream" by Little Ed & The Soundmasters Band, "I Sayed That" by Slim Willis Band, "Bring It Down Front" by Hugh Hawkins, "Womans Lib" by Lucille Spann, "Gimmie Some Of Yours" by Artie White, "Baby" by Walter Butterball Davis, "Is It Because I'm Black (inst)" by Syl Johnson, "Goose Walk" by Little Mack, "Young Blood" by Detroit Jr, "California Lady" by James Kinds & Stack, and "I Learned My Lesson" by Willie Davis. The albums are packaged in their own Numero-like cover – then nestled in a slipcover with the book – a hell of a sweet set at this price, and it also comes with an introduction by Nick Hornby! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Miles DavisTribute To Jack Johnson ... LP
Columbia, 1971. Used ... Out Of Stock
A masterful tribute from one bad cat to another – and easily one of Miles Davis' greatest electric albums ever! The album's got a powerful, epic sort of feel – a renewed focus after the looser style of Bitches Brew, and the 70s live albums – and one that mixes a deeper funky sound with the raw, exploratory style Davis had let loose a few years before. Michael Henderson's bass is a big part of the power of the record, and John McLaughlin's guitar has never sounded better, or sharper. Teo Macero made the whole thing magic in the studio, and titles include two sidelong funkdafied jams – "Right Off" and "Yesternow". LP, Vinyl record album
(Masterworks pressing in the alternate cover.)

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✨✧ VariousIsland Presents Reggae Discomixes 1976 to 1982 – 22 Essential Extended Mixes ... CD
Island/Universal (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
Not disco at all – and instead a great collection of extended cuts from the glory days of Island Records reggae – that generation when the label had fully come into its own, and was dominating the global market with cuts like these! And these aren't the hits, either – but instead the kind of special cuts for the growing international club scene and DJ market that Island was helping service – deeper numbers that often moved past the bigger sounds of Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff – sometimes with the deeper, righteous themes of the roots generation – sometimes with more soul-based elements that were showing a growing hybrid between reggae and soul in the US and UK. 2CD set features 22 extended tracks – many from original 12" singles – and titles include "Prophecy" by Fabian, "Memories" by Junior Murvin, "Dreadlocks In The Moonlight" by Lee Scratch Perry, "Idle Dog Hosbah" by Lawrence & Trinity, "In The Midnight Hour/Ya Ya" by George Faith, "Old Broom" by The Wailing Souls, "Provers Extractions" by Pablo Moses, "Pass The Kouchie" by The Mighty Diamonds, "Lovers Rocking & Skanking" by Tonu Tuff, "Fight To The Top" by Michael Prophet, "Children Of Sanchez" by Rico, and "Want Fi Goh Rave" by Linton Kwesi Johnson. CD

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