2 rare slices of work by Roy Ayers – his 1983 record Lots Of Love plus a later set from 1999! Lots Of Love is an incredible album by Roy – but one that's often overlooked because it was a rare indie effort issued between his years at Polydor and Columbia! The session is Roy's only ... (Soul) read moreCD
A trio of classic albums from Don Cherry – packaged in a heavy book-like cover, with lots of new notes too! On the first part of the set, Cherry really breaks out on his classic Mu sessions from France – using the new freedoms of post-68 Paris to explore themes at a level that would ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Stanley Cowell —
Musa ... CD Strata East/Charly (UK), 1974. Used ...
A solo piano set from Strata East mainman Stanley Cowell – but a record that's got enough soul and spirituality to rival a full group recording! Although working alone here, Cowell's touch on the keys is astounding – often flowing and highly rhythmic, with a pulsating sense of energy ... (Jazz) read moreCD
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Stanley Cowell —
Regeneration ... CD Strata East/Charly (UK), 1976. Used ...
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One of the greatest records ever recorded by pianist Stanley Cowell – one of the leading lights of the legendary Strata East label! The album's one of Cowell's most searching, spiritual sets ever – and one of his few to feature a larger ensemble, working with all the righteous currents ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Fantastic stuff – incredibly hard and incredibly funky, and a masterpiece all the way through! Long before there was any talk of gangster rap, Jalal of the Last Poets recorded this album of gamblin', pimpin', and hard double dealin'. It's a fantastic album-long ride through the dark side of ... (Soul) read moreCD
A great little collection of work that Sonny Boy Williamson recorded for Chess in the 50s and early 60s – presented here as one of the well-done archival packages that Chess was doing in the early 70s, as interest in their classics was coming back again. Most of the numbers here feature ... (Blues) read moreCD
One of our top ten jazz albums of all time! Honest! This stunning session from 1960 not only coined the term "young lions" in jazz, but offers up a pack of them that any modern players would be hard-pressed to beat. Trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenorist Wayne Shorter, and pianist Bobby ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Socking soul from the 60s and early 70s – brought together here in a mighty tribute to the lasting power of the Northern Soul scene in the UK! Other volumes of this collection have focused on sounds that played big in British clubs in the early days of the scene – but this set ... (Soul) read moreCD
Music from Celia Cruz & Tito Puente, Johnny Pacheco & Melon, Joe Cuba & Willie Garcia, Tito Puente & La Lupe, Richie Ray & Bobby Cruz, Hector Lavoe & Willie Colon, Yomo Toro & La Evolucion & more. (Latin) CD
A great collection of early South African jazz and other grooves! Featuers work by Four Yanks, Skylarks, Kippie Moeketsi, Spokes Mashiyane, Jazz Dazzlers, Royal Players, and others! (Global Grooves) CD