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Rita Jean BodineBodine, Rita Jean ... LP
20th Century, 1974. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Not as funky as Rita's other record on 20th Century – but still pretty nice, in kind of a compressed mid 70s rock sort of way. Rita uses a lot of heavy guitars on the tunes, creating a nice undercurrent of guitar-based funky rock underneath her sweeter vocals, at a level that still has some nice soul touches. There's a great cover of "Hold On I'm Comin" that has a nice break, plus the cuts "Lovin Man", "Old Friend", "Lickin Stick", "Dynamite", and "Dancing In The Streets". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a partially unglued bottom seam.)

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Rita Lee & Tutti FruttiFruto Proibido ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 1975. Used ... $18.99
One of the first records that has Rita emerging to become one of the big female rock singers of Brazil – done in a style that's pretty straight, with some elements of older rock, and a tightly produced LA-style sound. The songs have some pretty good hooks, and Rita's overall style is a bit like Linda Rondstat at the same time – although a bit hipper. Titles include "O Toque", "Ovelha Negra", "Pirataria", "Dancar Pra-nao Dancar", and "Carto Postal". CD
(Out of print.)

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Rita MarleyWho Feels It Knows It ... LP
Shanachie, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 22.98
Righteous sounds from Rita Marley – a set that's one of her best-remembered albums, and done in a well-crafted style that definitely lives up to the Marley family name! The set was recorded at Tuff Gong, with a lean quality and laidback groove that lets Rita really step out front on vocals – and titles include "A Jah Jah", "That's The Way", "Good Morning Jah", "Easy Sailing", "One Draw", "Who Feels It Knows It", "Thank You", and "Play Play". LP, Vinyl record album

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WagnerLohengrin (complete) – Sandor Konya/Lucine Amara/Rita Gorr/William Dooley/Jerome Hines/Calvin Marsh/Leinsdorf/Boston Symphony Orchestra (5LP box set) ... LP
RCA, Mid 60s. Near Mint- 5LP ... $23.99
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(Deep groove white dog stereo pressing – 1s/4s, 4s/5s, 5s/4s, 2s/1s, 5s/3s. Includes original book! Box has some light edge wear, but is overall in good shape!)

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Rita DaCosta with Cedar WaltonRita DaCosta Meets The Cedar Walton Trio ... CD
Finite/Miles Ahead, Early 70s. New Copy ... About March 20, 2016 (delayed)
A sweet mix of jazz and bossa elements from this groovy little singer – with backing from the Cedar Walton Trio! Titles include "Boy From Ipanema", "Quiet Nights", and "On A Clear Day". CD

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Rita LeeHoje E O Primeiro Dia Do Resto Da Sua Vida ... CD
Rev-Ola (UK), 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A tripped-out batch of hard jamming tracks from ex-Mutante Rita Lee – recorded with assistance from all the members of the group at the time, but in a mode that's quite different overall! Lee is clearly the star of the show here – singing all lyrics with a much fiercer vocal approach than on her earlier solo album – pushing things hard to keep up with the jamming keyboards of Arnaldo Baptista and guitar of Sergio Dias – both of whom are working with the energy that would show up in the Mutantes styles in the years after Lee departed. One of the most compelling aspects of the record is the structure of the tunes – less conventionally rockish overall than the direction Os Mutantes were moving towards – and still with that strong dramatic flair that Lee always provided when in the group. Titles include "Vamos Tratar Da Saude", "Amor Branco E Preto", "Superficie Do Planeta", "Teimoisia", "Tapupukitipa", "Beija Me Amor", and "Frique Como". CD

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✨✧ Rita Lee & Tutti Frutti/Pete DunawayAgora e Moda/Supermercado ... 7-inch
Mr Bongo (UK), 1975/1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An unusual bit of 70s funk from Rita Lee – quite different than her work with Os Mutantes, and pretty darn soulful throughout – thanks to some heavy basslines from the Tutti Frutti combo! The flipside features a great tune named after a supermarket – with these soaring strings and funky rhythms from Pete Dunaway – almost with the vibe of a cop/crime soundtrack from the Italian 70s scene, but some deeper soul as the vocals come into the mix with a sweet AOR vibe! 7-inch, Vinyl record
 
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John AddisonSmashing Time ... LP
ABC, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Mod 60s all the way – as the film stars Michael York, Rita Tushingham, and Lynn Redgrave! The score is by John Addison, and actually more than half of the numbers are vocal ones – featuring the girls singing in series of whimsical tunes that are sort of a 60s take on the Merry Old England style. There's a few nice mod numbers, though – including the really great "Day Out", which kind of tipples and soars in a nice way, sounding almost like a lost tune from El Records! Other tracks include "Carnaby Street", "While I'm Still Young", "New Clothes", "Jabberwock March", "Baby Don't Go", "Can't Help Laughing", and "Pie Fight". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, aging and splitting top seam.)

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BalderdashBallad Of Shirley Goodness ... CD
Uni/Universal (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $19.99
A solo set from John "Balderdash" Herron – a singer who'd worked previously as part of the duo of Bondoggle & Balderdash – but who maybe sounds even better here on his own! The album's got a nicely strong focus on John's raspy vocals and songwriting – and backs his efforts with well-done arrangements that echo some of the rootsier elements of similar vintage Uni Records material by Elton John – although with maybe a bit more of a country rock vibe overall, as you'd guess from the title. Rita Jean Bodine helps out on backing vocals, and titles include "Shirley Goodness & Mercy", "Picture Tube Blues", "Sing It Like A Farmer", "Back To The Wilderness", and "Whiskey Flat". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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✨✧ BeatlesSgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band ... CD
Capitol/Apple, 1967. Used ... $3.99
Hard to deny the lasting power of this crucial album from The Beatles – a set that unleashed some of their trippiest sounds and most tender moments too! The mix of wit and honesty is wonderful – and the sonic range is dynamic as the archetypal cover image – a package that's had an undeniable impact on modern music for the past few decades! Titles include "With A Little Help From My Friends", "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds", "She's Leaving Home", "Lovely Rita", "When I'm Sixty Four", "A Day In The Life", and "Fixing A Hole". CD
Also available Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (180 gram vinyl – mono) ... LP 21.99

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BeatlesSgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (180 gram vinyl – mono) ... LP
Capitol/Apple, 1967. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $21.99 22.99
Hard to deny the lasting power of this crucial album from The Beatles – a set that unleashed some of their trippiest sounds and most tender moments too! The mix of wit and honesty is wonderful – and the sonic range is dynamic as the archetypal cover image – a package that's had an undeniable impact on modern music for the past few decades! Titles include "With A Little Help From My Friends", "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds", "She's Leaving Home", "Lovely Rita", "When I'm Sixty Four", "A Day In The Life", and "Fixing A Hole". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band ... CD 3.99

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Marc BennoMinnows ... CD
A&M (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $21.99
A wonderful mix of subtle soul and down home rock – the kind of rare magic that could often happen best in the hands of A&M during the early 70s! Marc Benno's stepping out a bit here from his debut – working with a larger lineup that includes Bobby Womack and Jesse Davis on guitars, and backing vocals from the trio of Rita Coolidge, Clydie King, and Venetta Fields – as well as a bit of accordion from the legendary Nick DeCaro! The expanded lineup doesn't hurt the record at all, though – because Benno's still very much at the forefront vocally and in the lyrics of his wonderful tunes – weaving a way between different styles of the time, and marking a space that should have made him a much bigger artist at the time. But perhaps that's the real charm here – a subtle genius that's bubbled under for years, made all the richer by its under-discovery! Titles include "Back Down Home", "Stone Cottage", "Franny", "Speak Your Mind", "Good Times", "Baby I Love You", and "Don't Let The Sun Go Down". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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George CablesWhy Not ... LP
Why Not (Japan), 1975. Very Good+ ... $23.99
A brilliant Japanese album from George Cables – one that really has a different sort of vibe than his other 70s work in the US! The set was recorded in LA, but produced for the Japanese market – and as such, it seems to have a different focus than some of George's American dates – possibly a bit more groove at times, but also some warmly lyrical moments – balanced together beautifully at a level that rivals most of the best Japanese trio sessions of the 70s! Cables is working in a trio with Carl Burnett on drums and Tony Dumas on bass – but the overall scope of the album makes you feel as if there must be a much larger band present – as George skillfully directs the trio with the intensity and imagination of a hip soul jazz quintet or sextet – and his soaring, searching lines on piano easily fill the space of a half a dozen instruments. The groove is tight and soulful on all tracks, and titles include "Ebony Moonbeams", "Dark Side – Light Side", "Quiet Fire", "Why Not", and "Rita 1 & 2". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert. Cover has a very small mark from an old sticker, and some light wear.)

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Joe FarrellSonic Text ... LP
Contemporary, 1979. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Beautiful post-CTI work from Joe Farrell – a record that has him stretching out in the kind of long, flowing, and open tunes that have always been the strongest side of his work! The setting is mostly acoustic – save for a bit of electric piano on a few tracks – and players include Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, George Cables on piano, Tony Dumas on bass, and Peter Erskine on drums – hitting some nice chunky rhythms on some of the album's best tracks, and keeping up the funky undercurrent that we always love in Farrell's work. Farrell himself plays tenor, soprano, and flute – and titles include "Sonic Text", "If I Knew Where You're At", "Sweet Rita Suite", "When You're Awake", and "The Jazz Crunch". LP, Vinyl record album

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Gilberto GilGilberto Gil (1969 plus bonus tracks) (Brazilian pressing) ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1969. Used ... $14.99
The rare 3rd album by Gilberto Gil, and a key piece of the Tropicalia puzzle – one of the most wildly experimental albums from those years, and Gil's last before going into exile! The sound is much more electric than his other albums from the late 60's – and the production, songwriting, and instrumentation get very crazy at times – but never too crazy to cover up Gilberto's excellent singing, which is still as filled with feeling as ever. Arrangements are by the mighty Rogerio Duprat, who does as great a job here of balancing Gil's sensitivities as he does on Gal Costa's sublime efforts from 1969 – and the instrumentation is a weird and wonderful mix of Bahian rhythms, fuzzy guitar, and crazy electronics – all heartfelt one minute, freaked out the next. Tracks include "Cerebro Eletronico", "Volks Volkswagen Blue", "Futurivel", and "2001", which was written by Tom Ze and Rita Lee – plus the wild cut "Objecto Semi-Identificado", which is sort of a John Cage-esque track of found radio and electronics, with vocals by Gil! And as an added bonus, you get 5 bonus cuts: demos of "Cultura E Civilizacao" and "Come Medo, Com Pedro", a duet with Jorge Ben & Caetano Veloso on "Queremos Guerra", a live version of the cut "Aquele Abraco", and the cut "Oma Lao". CD

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✨✧ Elvin Jones & Richard DavisHeavy Sounds ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1967. Used ... $6.99
Heavy Sounds, indeed – a beautiful little set of dark-edged soul jazz from the mid 60s – co-led by bassist Richard Davis and drummer Elvin Jones! The sound here is a bit different than any work ever released by either player as a leader – and is almost more in the vein of Blue Note or Prestige work of the same period – hardbop turned towards more soulful notes, but also still touched with a degree of modernism. A key element in the group is Frank Foster on tenor – whose blowing here is superb, and really on a par with his own albums as a leader from the time – marking a strong sound away from too many years of Basie influences! Frank does a killer job on his own "Rauncy Rita", taken here in a nice sexy groove, and stretched out nice and long with a very sinister feel – and other tracks include "ME", "Summertime", and "Elvin's Guitar Blues", which actually features Jones on guitar! CD
(Out of print.)

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Os MutantesA E O Z (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Universal/Polysom (Brazil), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
A real turn in direction for Os Mutantes – working here in the early 70s without Rita Lee, and in a vein that's much more progressive overall! The album's still got plenty of playful twists and turns, but the overall songs are quite long and often jamming – making strong use of the increasing talents of Sergio Diaz on guitar and Arnaldo Baptista on keyboards – both of whom get in plenty of solos on the set. There's a seriousness here at times that was missing from other work, and – if we dare say it – there's an earnest quality that we never would have expected from the group! Titles include "Hey Joe" (not the Hendrix cover, but an original by the group), "A e o Z", "Rolling Stones", and "Voce Sabe". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Os MutantesE Seus Cometas No Pais Do Baurets (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
One of the hardest rocking albums ever cut by Os Mutantes – a record that's got a slightly ironic take on rock and roll styles of the time – still performed with the sense of drama and humor that always made the band so great! Rita Lee and Arnaldo Baptista are still in the group at this point, and they're working amidst a heavy wave of guitars that echo out with a bit of keyboards and some rhythms that are chunky enough to almost be called funky at times, but sweet and dreamy at others – all produced with a flanged-out finish that makes the whole thing sound great! Titles include "Balada Do Louco", "Todo Mundo Pastou II", "Cantor De Mambo", "Dune Buggy", "Rua Augusta", and "Posso Perder Minha Mulher, Minha Mae, Desde Que Eu Tenha, O Rock and Roll". LP, Vinyl record album

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Os MutantesHaih Ou Amortecedor ... CD
Anti, 2009. Used ... $5.99
The long awaited return of Brazilian iconoclasts Os Mutantes – featuring original Mutante Sergio Dias and a great new band – plus songwriting contributions from Tom Ze and Jorge Ben – a forward looking endeavor, not at all a nostalgia trip! It's been around 30 years since the previous Os Mutantes album, and the never predictable Dias sounds as fresh and energized as we hoped he'd be – with bright, catchy-as-hell melodies, wildly playful carnivalesque sounds as well as more rootsy acoustic bits, on songs that fearlessly blend genres and influences. It's hard to imagine that we'll ever love records from Mutantes, or anyone else in any genre, as much as we love the late 60s stuff – but this is excellent, and among the better Mutantes records since the Rita Lee era. Dias sings and plays electric & acoustic guitars, Egyptian oud, organ, percussion, harmonica and handles the string arrangements, and fellow Mutantes this time out include percussion, drums & vocals by Dinho Leme and Bia Mendes, vocals, piano & keys by Henrique Peters and Fabio Recco, percussion & sound design by Simone Sou, bass, flute, strings and string arrangements and more by Citor Trida. Titles include "Hymns Of The World (Intro)", "Querida Qierida", "Teclar", "2000 E Agarrum", "Baghdad Blues", "O Careca", "O Mensageiro", "Anagrama" featuring Tom Ze, "Aamba Do Fidel", "Nada Mudou", "Gopala Krishna Om", "Hymns Of The World (Final)" and more. CD

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Os MutantesMutantes (1969) (Omplatten pressing) ... CD
Omplatten, 1969. Used ... $6.99
The second set of madness from the legendary Os Mutantes – and like the first, an album done in close collaboration with arranger/producer Rogerio Duprat, whose talents add a new level of genius to the record! The album's got a compelling mix of styles that strikes out on the very first tune – a playful pastiche that's partly postmodern, partly psychedelic, and still tremendously powerful decades later – even if you can't understand most of the lyrics! Styles are just about impossible to pin down, but that's what makes the record so unique and essential – and if you ever needed one album to convince you of the mindblowing energy taking place during the Tropicalia years, this one may well be it! A few tracks are written by Tom Ze, and titles include "Dom Quixote", "Dia 36", "Magica", "Rita Lee", "Algo Mais", "Qualquer Bobagem", and "Fuga No II". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Art PepperNo Limit ... LP
Contemporary, 1978. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A nice lost late number from Art Pepper – a freewheeling set of tracks that really show the influence of John Coltrane on Pepper's work – cut with a quartet that includes George Cables on piano, Tony Dumas on "blitz bass", and Carl Burnett on drums. The tracks are long, and two numbers have a really nice Latiny flair – with Art spinning out some aggressive solos on top of fast-running grooves, in a way you'd be surprised to hear on one of his albums from the time! Titles include "Rita San", "My Laurie", "Ballad of The Sad Young Men", and "Mambo De La Pinta". LP, Vinyl record album

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Gene PerlaBill's Waltz ... CD
PM, 2008. New Copy ... $11.99
A really beautiful album from bassist Gene Perla – quite different than his better-known funk sessions of the 70s, but equally wonderful in its own sort of way! The approach of the album is pretty unique – as Perla takes as the core a set of drum recordings he made with Elvin Jones in the mid 80s – some with added congas from Don Alias – then more fully composed into musical tunes by Perla, which are then played by the NDR Big Band! The process alone is pretty amazing – and the results are even better – these surprisingly strong, surprisingly organic tracks that have Elvin's drums at the core, while the larger orchestra shades in the music with these wonderful colors and tones – that very rich style we love so much from the NDR group. Titles include "Chi Chi", "Sweet Rita", "Mickie", "Korinna", "Swissterday", "Daybreak", and "Bogota Morning Bird" . CD

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SpiderLabyrinths ... CD
Capitol, 1972. New Copy ... $19.99
A very groovy group from the oft-overlooked early 70s years at Capitol Records – a time when the company was bringing some very interesting acts into the studio, which were often lost amidst their bigger hits of the time! Spider have a sound that's warmer and more personal than their name – this cool blend of roots rock with warmer harmonies – almost as if America were recording with more of a down-home vibe. The quartet has one female member, which expands the vocal approach nicely – and they also get help on the backings from lots of hip studio cats – including Rita Jean Bodine, King Errison, Vanetta Fields, Clydie King, and Alan Parker – in arrangements from Dee Barton and Jim Horn. Titles include "May 16th", "Pass It On", "Puppets", "Revival", "Burnin", "Southwind", and "Little Love Song". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Charlie VenturaEast Of Suez ... LP
Regent, Late 40s. Very Good ... $11.99
A full Regent album of earlier Savoy singles cut by Charlie Ventura – all in that great mix of bop and swing he was known for at the time, with a really cool groove overall! A few of the cuts have vocals by Buddy Stewart – boppish, scatting vocals that really swing nicely – and the rest of the tracks are instrumental, graced with great tenor from Charlie, plus trombone by either Bill Harris or Kai Winding, trumpet from Buck Clayton or Charlie Shavers, and guitar from Bill DeArango. Titles include "Synthesis", "Sooth Me", "Blue Champagne", "Baby Baby All The Time", "Eleven Sixty", "CV Jam", and "Let's Jump For Rita". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label Regent pressing – nice and clean. Cover has a tiny bit of seam splitting and a small bit of pen, but this is a very nice copy overall.)

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Charlie VenturaJumping With Ventura ... LP
EmArcy, Early 50s. Very Good ... $5.99
Classic bop work from Charlie Ventura – recorded with a large band that includes Neal Hefti, Bennie Green, Bill Harris, Tony Scott, and Jackie Cain on vocals. With a lineup like that, it's hard to miss – and the album's filled with the kind of raw energy that made Ventura a surprising crossover star during the 50s. Titles include "Misirlou", "Annie Annie Over", "Eleven Sixty", "Blue Champagne", and "Let's Jump For Rita". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label EmArcy pressing with drummer logo, and deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

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VariousCiao Bella – Italian Girl Singers Of The 60s ... LP
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
Great groovy pop from the Italian scene of the 60s – a wealth of rare singles from female singers, almost all of whom we've never heard before! We'll confess to a long love and deep knowledge of female French singers from the time – but also admit a strong ignorance about most Italian pop, which always seems a bit harder to find – especially collected together in sets like this for the English-speaking world. And while we totally love the French sets from Ace Records, we almost dig this one even more – as the whole thing's so fresh, so groovy that each new tune is a real delight – as bold orchestrations mix with mod rhythms, rockish instrumentation, and some totally cool Italian lyrics sung by a batch of female singers who've definitely got us already digging for more. Titles include "Baluba Shake" by Brunetta E I Suoi Balubas, "Il Mio Posto Quale" by Ornella Vanoni, "Sono Qui Con Voi by Caterina Caselli, "Un Amore Inutile" by Isabella Ianetti, "La Notte E Fatta Per Rubare" by Catherine Spaak, "Il Geghege" by Rita Pavone, "Ragazzo Triste" by Patty Pravo, "Se Telefonando" by Mina, and "Questa Sinfona" by Carmen Villani. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMelbourne Women Of Soul ... CD
House of Valerie Joan (Australia), 2015. New Copy ... $19.99
Melbourne, Australia may not instantly come to mind as a center of soul music – but in recent years the city's seen a huge growth in its deep funk scene – which has also produced lots of great soul singers as well! This great package is a strong overview of the female soul going down in the city right now – vocalists who are very much in the vein of other contemporary funk singers – like Alice Russell or Sharon Jones – only one of whom, Kylie Auldist, we've ever heard before! There's a core band to the project – and all cuts are exclusive to this set, with the singers swapping out from track to track while the funky combo grooves on. Titles include "Beautifully Broken Heart" by Candice Monique, "More Than A Mouthful" by Kylie Auldist, "Who Told You" by Chelsea Wilson, "Love Connection" by May Johnston, "I Need A Man" by Rita Satch, "Accelerate" by Lisa Faithful, "What We Had Back Then" by Candice Monique & Chelsea Wilson, and the long "Women Got Soul" track, with all the singers in the collection, and more! CD
 
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Bach/Moszkowski/Faure/Saint Saens/CarterThree Centuries Of Chamber Music – Concerto In C Minor/Suite In G Minor/Two Pieces For Flute & Piano/Caprice Op 79/Eight Etudes – Wadsworth/Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center ... LP
Musical Heritage Society, 1983. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
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✨✧ BoscoeBoscoe (with download) ... LP
Kingdom Of Chad/Numero, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.99
One of the hippest records ever to come out of Chicago – the sole recording by Boscoe, a group who was even more obscure and experimental than contemporaries like The Pharoahs or Artistic Heritage Ensemble! Like those groups, Boscoe has a very unique, very visionary approach – one that's not content just to echo the standard post-Coltrane modes that other spiritual jazz groups around the country were hitting – but which instead moves into territory that touches on the darker sides of funk, soul, and spoken word of the time – all with a message that's incredibly powerful, and conception that's wonderfully fresh throughout! The group's lineup features tenor, trumpet, trombone, guitar, bass, and drums – but they way they're put together is often far different than other funky combos – and it's clear that the group had as much of a sensibility about the overall sound of their record as they did their freer grooves. At times, there's a righteousness here that recalls the best of the early Westbound Records scene from Detroit – but there's an even higher agenda too, which is more in keeping with the spiritual aspriations of their Chicago contemporaries, and which really show up in the lyrics. The whole album's a masterpiece from start to finish – unlike anything that we can think of, still ripe for rediscovery today, and just the kind of set that makes us prouder than ever of our Chicago heritage! Titles include "We Ain't Free", "Money Won't Save You", "Now and Den", "He Keeps You", "I'm What You Need", and "Writin' On The Wall". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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BrianSymphony No 6 (Sinfonia Tragica)/Symphony No 16 – Myer Fredman/London Philharmonic Orchestra ... LP
Lyrita (UK), 1975. Very Good+ ... $8.99
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Benny CarterAll That Jazz – Live At Princeton ... CD
Jazz Heritage, 1990. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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Benny CarterIn The Mood For Swing ... LP
Musical Heritage Society, 1987. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $1.99
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CCSTap Turns On The Water – The CCS Story (CCS/CCS II/Best Band In The Land/Singles) ... CD
RAK/Esoteric (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99
Brilliant work from CCS – a jazz-rock big band led by UK blues rocker Alexis Korner, arranged by Brit easy maestro John Cameron, and produced to full strength by the legendary Mickie Most! The group had a sound that was really great – with lots of fuzzy guitars up front in the mix, supported by a larger, fuller blend of horns, funky bass, and drums. The sound was a more rock-based take on styles that had been showing up on late 60s soundtracks and 70s sound library albums – but which is served up here with a more straightforward punch that makes for plenty of guitar-based funky moments. A few tracks get a bit bluesier – in keeping with Korner's heritage – but the whole set grooves pretty darn nicely – and this 2CD package features the entire RAK albums by the group – three album's worth of material, plus tracks from singles too! Titles include "Boom Boom", "Walking", "Dos Cantos", "Sunrise", "Living In The Past", "Black Dog", "Tap Turns On The Water", "Sixteen Tons", "If I Never Sing Another Song", "City", "This Is My Love", "Whole Lotta Rock & Roll", "Our Man In London", "Memphis", "Hurricane Coming", "Hang It On Me", and "Lola". CD

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Chicago Trio (Dawkins/Bankhead/Drake)Velvet Songs – To Baba Fred Anderson ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2011. New Copy 2CDs ... $22.99 25.99
A great performance by the Chicago trio of Ernest Dawkins on reeds, Harrison Bankhead on bass, and Hamid Drake on drums and percussion – dedicated to their late scene-mate Fred Anderson, and played with an open, exploratory sound that Anderson would have loved! At times, there's a very unstructured quality to the recording – the most unfettered approach forged by the AACM – with Dawkins especially stretching out, on soprano, alto, or tenor sax. At other points, though, Bankhead's wonderful basslines pull things in, and give them a soulful solidity that underscores the spiritual elements of the music – that element in his sound we always appreciate, and which seems to bring Drake's percussion strongly into focus too – creating a groove that's almost like the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble at times. Titles include "One For Fred", "Waltz Of Passion", "Jah Music", "Down N The Delta", "The Rumble", "Sweet 22nd Street", and "Woman Of Darfur". CD

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Phil Cohran & The Artistic Heritage EnsembleArmageddon (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Katalyst, 1968. New Copy Gatefold ... $9.99 11.99
A rare and beautiful treasure from Chicago's Phil Cohran and his legendary Artistic Heritage Ensemble – material recorded at the end of the 60s, but only issued here for the first time ever! The sound on the record is amazing – much deeper, and more forceful than anything else we've ever heard from Cohran – almost in Sun Ra Arkestra territory at times, given the group's out-there playing, and bold collective action! The lineup is similar to other Cohran recordings from the time – Phil on cornet, Henry Gibson on congas, Pete Cosey on guitar, Louis Satterfield on bass, Charles Williams on alto, Don Myrick on tenor, Charles Handy on trumpet, Willie Woods on trombone, and Aaron Dodd on tuba – a group that's a wonderful bridge between the two important Chicago generations headed by Sun Ra and Earth Wind & Fire. Armageddon is an extended piece, divided up into five different musical acts – conceived by Cohran in the late 50s, and recorded here in 1968 – with some great help from The Spencer Jackson Family on the leadoff track "Motherless Child". Other titles include "Creation Of The Beast", "The Warning", "The Window", and "Armageddon" – a clear reference to the power of the atom bomb! CD
Also available Armageddon (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 4.99

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Phil Cohran & The Artistic Heritage EnsembleArmageddon (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Katalyst, 1968. Used Gatefold ... $4.99
A rare and beautiful treasure from Chicago's Phil Cohran and his legendary Artistic Heritage Ensemble – material recorded at the end of the 60s, but only issued here for the first time ever! The sound on the record is amazing – much deeper, and more forceful than anything else we've ever heard from Cohran – almost in Sun Ra Arkestra territory at times, given the group's out-there playing, and bold collective action! The lineup is similar to other Cohran recordings from the time – Phil on cornet, Henry Gibson on congas, Pete Cosey on guitar, Louis Satterfield on bass, Charles Williams on alto, Don Myrick on tenor, Charles Handy on trumpet, Willie Woods on trombone, and Aaron Dodd on tuba – a group that's a wonderful bridge between the two important Chicago generations headed by Sun Ra and Earth Wind & Fire. Armageddon is an extended piece, divided up into five different musical acts – conceived by Cohran in the late 50s, and recorded here in 1968 – with some great help from The Spencer Jackson Family on the leadoff track "Motherless Child". Other titles include "Creation Of The Beast", "The Warning", "The Window", and "Armageddon" – a clear reference to the power of the atom bomb! CD
Also available Armageddon (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 9.99

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Phil Cohran & The Artistic Heritage EnsembleSpanish Suite ... CD
Zulu/Katalyst, 1968. New Copy ... $9.99 11.99
Great lost work from the legendary Phil Cohran and his Artistic Heritage Ensemble – a composition that was recorded during the group's late 60s years on the Chicago scene – but which has never been released until now! The album stands beautifully alongside the group's self-titled classic and their tribute to Malcolm X – and like those amazing records, this one has a feel that's all its own – an exploration of Moorish elements in Spanish culture – which comes off as a Latin-inflected sound with African roots! The lineup here is similar to other Cohran classics – Donald Myrick on baritone sax, Charles James Williams on alto, Eugene Easton on tenor, Charles Handy on trumpet, Willie Woods on trombone, Aaron Dodd on tuba, Pete Cosey on guitar, Henry Gibson on congas, and Louis Satterfield on bass – a mix of musicians that includes members with Sun Ra and Earth Wind & Fire listed in their resumes! Cohran's vision in the suite is wonderful – and the music has all the depth and righteous energy of his self-titled record, but a bit more Latin fire too – a beautiful blend that really makes us appreciate his genius even more than before, and which finally gives us another record of his to love after all these years. CD
(Packaged in a cool record-style sleeve.)

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✨✧ Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage EnsembleOn The Beach (aka Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage Ensemble) ... LP
Aestuarium/Hefty, Late 60s. Near Mint- (reissue)... $29.99
Mindblowing – and a landmark recording that crosses all boundaries in the Chicago music scene of the late 60s! Philip Cohran was a visionary musician who'd played with Sun Ra during the 60s, but who left Ra to forge his own musical vision by the middle part of the decade. The Artistic Heritage ensemble was a crucially important group in Chicago – one that drew players from both the soul and jazz scenes, with a wealth of talents that later went onto work with groups like Earth Wind & Fire, The Pharoahs, Ra's Arkestra, and other ensembles. Talents on this set alone include players like Charles Handy, Don Myrick, Aaron Dodd, Henry Gibson, and Louis Satterfield – not to mention Cohran, who plays cornet (as he did with Sun Ra), plus two groovy instruments of his own invention: the violin uke and the great Frankiphone, a sort of electric thumb piano whose use on these recordings pre-dated the very famous Kalimba sound that Earth Wind & Fire would use to great success during the 70s. The album includes the driving conga funk track "Unity", the singing soulful track "The Minstrel", the incredibly haunting "On The Beach", and the track "Motherhood", which has a strong Abbey Lincoln type of feel. The whole thing's a beautiful batch of spiritual jazzy tracks with a good groove – and a perfect blend of soul and spirit, jazz and righteousness! Beautifully packaged, too! LP, Vinyl record album

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CoplandBilly The Kid/Rodeo/Buckaroo Holiday/Corral Nocturne/Piano Interlude & Saturday Night Waltz/Hoe Down – Slatkin/Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra ... CD
Angel/Musical Heritage Society, 1986. Used ... $1.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Dagar Brothers Of UdaipurRoyal Collection Of Mewar – Heritage Recordings From The Private Archives Of The Royal Family Of Mewar ... CD
Virgin (India), 2002. Used ... $3.99
CD

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Dino & Montevideo BluesMontevideo Blues (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Lion, 1972. New Copy ... $4.99
Really compelling work from the enigmatic Dino – a set recorded with slow, slinky backings from the Montevideo Blues combo! The album's a lot less blues than you might guess from the group's name – and in a way, the approach is almost more folksy, or singer/songwriter overall – with a key focus on Dino's political lyrics, and backings that often follow along with snakey guitar and slinky rhythms. There's a raspy brilliance to the whole set – and Dino almost sounds like Uruguay's equivalent of Geraldo Vandre – a powerful, positive singer, but one who never reached a bigger audience outside his homeland. Titles include "Sentimiento", "Si Te Vas", "Montevideo Blues", "Milonga De Pelo Largo", "Para Hacer Musica Para Hacer", and "Chamarrita El Chiquero". CD reissue is as amazing as the original – with a huge booklet with notes, history, and lyrics – plus 7 more bonus tracks too! CD

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DixieairesMy Trouble Is Hard ... LP
Heritage (UK), 1989. Sealed ... $4.99
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Dokkerman & The Turkeying FellazIllegal Move ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 2015. New Copy ... $12.99
A modern funk melting pot from Hungary! Group leader Tamas "Dokkerman" Michelberger is on keyboards, leading a great 9 piece group strongly rooted in gritty 70s funk – heavy drums and fierce bass grooves, and horns that show some love to JBs style funky soul as well as strains of African styled funk, and that extends to the guitars, too – but they're not all dismissive of their richly diverse European heritage. That all makes it sound like there might be too many ingredients, but that's not the case all – the gritty funk at the core holds it together nicely! Strong modern funk on Tramp, which continues to be strong source for both rare vintage and contemporary grooves! Includes "Vigyazz, Kesz, Ot", "Illegal Move", "Plan B", "Beast Chase", "Antilope", "Mango Season", "La Casa En Llamas", "Once", "Snake Bite" and "Tinigondok". CD
Also available Illegal Move (with download) ... LP 16.99

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Dokkerman & The Turkeying FellazIllegal Move (with download) ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 2015. New Copy ... $16.99
A modern funk melting pot from Hungary! Group leader Tamas "Dokkerman" Michelberger is on keyboards, leading a great 9 piece group strongly rooted in gritty 70s funk – heavy drums and fierce bass grooves, and horns that show some love to JBs style funky soul as well as strains of African styled funk, and that extends to the guitars, too – but they're not all dismissive of their richly diverse European heritage. That all makes it sound like there might be too many ingredients, but that's not the case all – the gritty funk at the core holds it together nicely! Strong modern funk on Tramp, which continues to be strong source for both rare vintage and contemporary grooves! Includes "Vigyazz, Kesz, Ot", "Illegal Move", "Plan B", "Beast Chase", "Antilope", "Mango Season", "La Casa En Llamas", "Once", "Snake Bite" and "Tinigondok". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes full album download code.)
Also available Illegal Move ... CD 12.99

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EsqueritaEsquerita! ... CD
Capitol (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $14.99
Standout early work from the mighty Esquerita – an artist you might initially write off as a Little Richard copycat, but one who also delivers a whole lot more in the end! The groove here is rough R&B, inflected with a touch of early soul – and the piano lines are worth the price of admission, played at a level that goes back to early New Orleans roots, but with more 50s bluesy currents – often alongside some tenor and guitar that rival the best instrumentation you'd find on indie singles at the time from King and Atlantic – quite a surprise for the normally-pop Capitol Records. And the vocals are something else, too – certainly with a soaring, screaming range – but also just wonderful when they're more down to earth, and in the groove. Titles include "Hey, Miss Lucy", "Why Did It Take You So Long", "She Left Me Cryin'", "Get Back Baby", "I Need You", "Maybe Baby", and "I'm Battie Over Hattie". CD

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Bill Evans & Stan GetzBut Beautiful ... CD
Milestone/Jazz Heritage, 1974. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print Jazz Heritage pressing.)

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Ella FitzgeraldElla Sings Broadway (Verve Master Edition) ... CD
Verve/Jazz Heritage, 1962. Used ... $4.99
Ella Fitzgerald sings Broadway – but in a way that makes the tunes completely her own! Marty Paich turns in some great jazzy arrangements for the set – and the tunes are far more swinging than the usual showtunes you might expect – stripped of all their stage-bound drama, and retooled by Paich as these tight little vehicles for Ella's amazing vocals! The album's arguably more expressive than even some of Fitzgerald's previous songbook sessions – even though most work comes from the same American stage mode – titles that include "Hernando's Hideaway", "I Could Have Danced All Night", "Whatever Lola Wants", "Guys and Dolls", "If I Were A Bell", "No Other Love", and "Steam Heat". CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout mark.)
 
 
 



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