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Global Grooves — In Stock

XUnusual grooves from around the globe -- Afro Funk, Bollywood soundtracks, Turkish rock, gamelan, ethnographic/field recordings, sitar sounds, and more!

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A WaHabib Galbi ... CD
S Curve, 2016. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Bilal AbdurahmanEchoes Of Timbuktu & Beyond In Congo Square ... CD
Folkways, 1979. New Copy Gatefold ... $8.99 16.98
A beautifully poetic take on the transplantation of African sounds in the US scene – played on a variety of different instruments by Bilal Abdurahman! The tracks are mostly short, percussive ones – with the strongest focus on instrumentation, but with occasional vocal refrains from ... read more CD
(Special limited CD – pressed up for us by the Smithsonian Folkways label. Comes with original cover artwork, and the CD also features a PDF file with the original liner notes and other materials from the original record release.)

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✨✧ Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsAngel Fell ... LP
Strut (UK), 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $27.99 28.99
Saxophonist Idris Ackamoor is a living jazz legend – but not the kind that's stale and stuffy, and instead a continuously vibrant player who's given us mindblowing music since his initial recordings with his Pyramids group in the 70s! This version of the Pyramids is different than that one, ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsShaman ... LP
Strut (UK), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $27.99 29.99
A tremendous return to form for reedman Idris Ackamoor and his Pyramids group – and a record that we love every bit as much as his classic material from the 70s! There's a power, righteousness, and urgency to this album that we haven't heard from Ackamoor in years – very much the kind ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeAura ... CD
Island, 1984. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A crucial record in the early days of the global scene in the 80s – a set that lifts the music of King Sunny Ade from its roots in Nigeria, and mixes it up with some fresh elements that really open things up for a world's worth of ears! The approach isn't commercial – at least not in ... read more CD
(Out of print, Mango pressing.)

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeBest Of The Classic Years ... CD
Shanachie, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Includes the songs "Sunny Ti De", "Bombibete Horojo", "Oro Towo Baseti", "Ko Salapata", "African Beats Lu Nsere", "Synchro System (Complete Original Version)", "Ibanuje Mon Iwon", "Afai Bowon", "Ogun Party Part ... read more CD

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King Sunny AdeSynchro System/Aura ... CD
Mango/T-Bird (UK), 1983/1984. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
A pair of groundbreaking records from King Sunny Ade – both of which represent a new wave of interest in African music after the initial burst of the Fela Kuti generation! First up is Synchro System – fantastic work from King Sunny Ade – one of his first truly global releases, ... read more CD

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Micho Ade & The African StarsOpen Up ... LP
Elephant Sounds (Nigeria), 1991. Very Good ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear, a thin sticker in front, and some light stains, pen, and a small tear in back.)

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AfrocubismAfrocubism ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 2010. Used ... $7.99
Mali and Cuba represented here by Toumani Diabate, Lassana Diabate, Bassekou Kouyate, Eliades Ochoa, Groupo Patria and others. (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Adolf AhanotuSensation ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1986. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Still sealed.)

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Edip AkbayramEdip Akbayram ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1974. New Copy ... $26.99
A seminal debut set from Edip Akbanyram – a 70s Turkish singer whose music is every bit as compelling as arabesk rock by Baris Manco or Erkin Koray! Like both of those artists, Edip mixes older Anatolian roots with a freakier, fuzzier style from the psych generation – mixing electric ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AktionGroove The Funk ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The title's no like – as these guys definitely groove, and they're definitely funky too – a sweet 70s combo from the Lagos scene, and one who play with a very sharp edge at their core! Aktion make nice use of darker, downturning chords – which creates a moody feel to their funk, ... read more CD

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AkwassaLa'Ila ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
A stunner from the Afro Funk scene of the 70s – and the kind of record that makes us realize just how much greatness there is to discover! Years back, we thought we'd heard all the good cuts from the sub-Saharan continent – but a record like this really makes us sit up and take new ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ihsan Al-MunzerBelly Dance Disco – Ernest Chahoud Presents Middle Eastern Heavens ... LP
A Chahine & Fils/BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.99
A really fantastic little record – and one that's even better than you might expect from the title – which itself is already pretty darn fantastic! The set is upbeat and funky, but not entirely disco – more this very groovy blend of Mid-East elements and more familiar keyboards ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ihsan Al-MunzerSonatina for Maria (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Salut/BBE (UK), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 42.99
A set of work from Lebanese composer Ihsan Al-Munzer, who you might know from his work with various vocalists – but a record that's all-instrumental, and which almost has the feel of an 80s sound library set overall! Tracks are heavy on keyboards – used in varying ways from cut to cut, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kubura AlaragboKubura Alaragbo ... LP
Leader (Nigeria), Early/Mid 80s. Very Good- ... $34.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover and labels have a name in pen.)

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Alex OSay No ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, light stains, and bent corners.)

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Ahmed Ben AliSubhana (voc, inst)/Dameek Majeb (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Habibi Funk (Germany), 2020. Sealed (pic cover)... Just Sold Out!
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Hossein AlizadehNeyNava/Song Of Compassion ... CD
Kereshmeh, 1995. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Booklet has light wear.)

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP
Comet (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 44.99
Fantastic stuff – and one of the records that made drummer Tony Allen a legend, and one of the key musicians to step out of the larger setting of the Afrika 70 group of Fela Kuti! Allen's the leader here, and the vibe is nicely a bit different than some of Fela's records – although the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & The Afro MessengersNo Discrimination ... LP
Comet (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 44.99
Tony Allen steps out onto his own – moving away from the Afrika 70 group who accompanied him on his first three solo albums – nicely cooking here into a whole new groove! The tracks are a bit shorter than the side-long jams of previous records, but no less funky – as Tony somehow ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen with Afrobeat 2000NEPA – Never Expect Power Always ... LP
Celluloid/Comet (France), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
Landmark material from the legendary Nigerian percussionist! NEPA is a great little album from Tony Allen – recorded in the mid 80s, but with a chunky groove that's very much in the style of his 70s Afro Funk work! The title track is one of Allen's best cuts ever – a really anthemic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AlostmenKologo ... CD
Strut (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $8.99 13.99
Really raw work from this Ghanaian group that emerged from jamming on the streets of Accra – a core quartet that mostly features tuned percussion and stringed instruments – used in a highly rhythmic way along with the vocals! The lineup features kologo, goje, gome, dondo, and kpanlogo ... read more CD

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AmanazAfrica ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy 2 CDs ... $7.99 17.98
Wonderfully fuzzy work from Amanaz – one of the trippiest, headiest groups of the Zamrock scene of the 70s! The guitars here are very full and present – not at a hit you over the head jamming label, but with this rich sonic element that has lots of bassy undercurrents – at a ... read more CD
Also available Africa ... LP 23.99

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AmanazAfrica ... LP
Now Again, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 27.99
Wonderfully fuzzy work from Amanaz – one of the trippiest, headiest groups of the Zamrock scene of the 70s! The guitars here are very full and present – not at a hit you over the head jamming label, but with this rich sonic element that has lots of bassy undercurrents – at a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Africa ... CD 7.99

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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleySimigwa ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
A holy grail of 70s African Funk – and not just for the unusual look of the cover! The set's a really unique one – almost rootsier than most of the better-known Ghanian grooves of the time, but funkier too – with a brilliant blend of raw percussion, quirky basslines, and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AnamarAnamar ... CD
Metropolitana (Portugal), 2013. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Kalyanji AnandjiMuqaddar Ka Sikandar ... CD
Subah Zindagi (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A great little Bollywood soundtrack by one of key composers of the genre – and one that's still got all the right sort of elements you might expect! There's some really great upbeat tracks – nice groovers that even get a bit funky at times – and which have a few cool instrumental ... read more CD

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Laurie Anderson/Tenzin Choegyal/Jesse Paris SmithSongs Fromt The Bardo ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 2019. Used ... $6.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Ano Nobo QuartetStrings Of Sao Domingos ... LP
Ostinato (UK), 2022. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Beautiful sounds from Cabo Verde – served up by a group named after a famous composer on the island, and featuring three of his children working under the leadership of older guitarist/singer Pascoal, who'd studied with Ano Nobo before he passed away! The style of the music is wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Double LP pressed at 45 rpm.)

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Robo Arigo & His Konastone MajestySexy Thing ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1982. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Still sealed.)

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Okyerema AsanteDrum Message ... CD
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A legendary album on the Black Fire label from the 70s – a set that features Ghanaian percussionist Oykerama Asante working in the same American mix of funk and spiritual jazz as his labelmates Oneness Of Juju! The set was recorded in the same stretch as the best work from that legendary ... read more CD

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Fred Fisher Atalobhor & His Ogiza Dance BandAfrican Carnival ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2CD ... $5.99 24.99
Funky African work from Fred Fisher – a Nigerian trombonist who crafted his own unique groove at the end of the 70s! Fred both sings and plays trombone – the latter with a Fred Wesley-like soulfulness – and his rhythms here are really wide-ranging, and embrace a host of new ... read more CD

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Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde BarristerElo Sora ... LP
Omo Aje (Nigeria), 1985. Very Good+ ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde Barrister & His Talazo Fuji CommandersTala Disco 85 ... LP
Omo Aje (Nigeria), 1985. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is pressed poorly, with a rough edge. Cover has some pen in front.)

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Alhaji Kollington AyinlaIjo Yoyo ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some heavy edge wear, with light stains and a bit of peeling on back.)

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Baba ZulaXX ... LP
Glitterbeat (Germany), 2000s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $43.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert and download code.)

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandBacao Rhythm & Steel Band ... CD
Big Crown, 2016. New Copy ... $8.99 17.98
A fantastic full length set from the Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – a group who've really won us over in recent years with a fast flurry of funky 45s! The group take an older steel band sound, and forge it to a might tighter rhythmic impulse – with a sound that's often even funkier ... read more CD

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandExpansions ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 20.99
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band always sound great – but this time around, they feel funkier than before, and maybe a bit more sinister too – a really great change that has us falling in love with the group all over again! There's still plenty of steel drums in the mix – used to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sayed BalahaDevil & The Dancer ... CD
United One (Germany), 1996. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Sayed Balaha & Egypt StarsHamada ... CD
United One (Germany), 1996. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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BarbatuquesO Seguinte E Esse ... CD
MCD World Music (Brazil), 2005. Used ... $4.99
(Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Souren BaronianMiddle Eastern Soul Of Carlee Records (2022 Record Store Day Release) ... CD
Carlee/Modern Harmonic, Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $25.99
A surprising slice of work from the 70s – three different albums all released under various guises by Armenian American reedman Souren Baronian – all put out on his own Carlee label, and done in a very cool mix of styles! Baronian blows both familiar American horns and more exotic ... read more CD

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Souren BaronianMiddle Eastern Soul Of Carlee Records (2022 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Modern Harmonic, Mid 70s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A surprising slice of work from the 70s – three different albums all released under various guises by Armenian American reedman Souren Baronian – all put out on his own Carlee label, and done in a very cool mix of styles! Baronian blows both familiar American horns and more exotic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Middle Eastern Soul Of Carlee Records (2022 Record Store Day Release) ... CD 25.99

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Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde BarristerFuji Rapping ... LP
Omo Aje (Nigeria), 1989. Very Good- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has surface wear, discoloration from age, partially unglued top seam, and writing in pen on both sides.)

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Batti MamzelleI See The Light (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Cube/Big Pink (Korea), 1974. New Copy ... $11.99 22.99
The only album ever recorded by Batti Mamzelle – an unusual group from Trinidad, and one who bring in a fair bit of steel drums to their music, alongside some heavier funk and rock modes! The blend is pretty darn unique – different than some of the straighter steel bands who were ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Francis BebeyPsychedelic Sanza 1982 to 1984 ... LP
Born Bad (France), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
Totally cool, totally amazing music from the enigmatic Francis Bebey – a contemporary on the early 80s African scene of William Onyeabor, and an equally experimental artists! Bebey used a fair bit of electronics, but often with sounds that had acoustic roots – in this case, the ultra ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry Belafonte & Miriam MakebaEvening With Harry Belafonte & Miriam Makeba ... LP
RCA, 1965. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Hipper than you might expect – thanks to arrangements by South African jazzman Jonas Gwangwa! (Vocalists, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Jamaican black label stereo pressing in a US cover. Cover has some aging, a foil RCA sticker in front, some gloss peel at the opening, and some sticker remnants and writing in pen in back.)

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Bembeya JazzBembeya ... CD
Marabi/World Village, 2002. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Benitez & ValenciaImpossible Love Songs From 60s Quito ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99
Beautiful work from the Ecuadorian duo of Gonzalo Benitez and Luis Alberto Valencia – a duo who have this wonderfully heartbreaking way of putting over a tune – often working with just spare accompaniment on acoustic guitar, which really lets you focus on the amazing quality of their ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John Berberian & The Middle Eastern EnsembleMiddle Eastern Rock (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Verve/Modern Harmonic, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
Don't think "rock", think "groove" – because oud player John Berberian takes his instrument into some very groovy territory here – mixing its Mid-East roots with a sweet array of modal rhythms and psychedelic elements – all of which make for an album that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Manford BestI've Been Loving You ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1980. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Still sealed.)

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Beta Yama GroupFree Love ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1980. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Still sealed.)

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Big BlackLion Walk (deep pruple vinyl 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Uni/Future Shock (Italy), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99
One of the weirdest, wildest albums from percussionist Big Black – a set that stretches out with a vibe that's a lot trippier and jazzier at times than some of his other work! Part of the album's strength comes from the arrangements – which are partly handled by Phil Moore, an artist ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Zazou BikayeMr Manager (with bonus download – and bonus tracks) ... LP
Crammed (Belgium), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
80s Afro grooves, recorded in Belgium – given a nice twist by the Crammed Discs label, which was one of the first to really open up African styles with more European elements! Bony Bikaye handles vocals, and Hector Zazou plays plenty of keyboards and adds in beat – so there's an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download – which also includes some bonus tracks!)

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Rupa BiswasDisco Jazz (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Numero, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A record that's got to be one of the coolest recorded in Calgary during the early 80s – as it offers up a really unusual blend of modes that definitely lives up to its title, and which also borrows a bit from Indian music as well! Singer Rupa Biswas fronts a group that's equally strong on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
("Sun Sugar" colored vinyl pressing!)

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BKOMali Foli Coura ... LP
Buda (France), 2018. Sealed ... $19.99
A very cool group from Mali – one who have some of the older currents that you'd associate with the scene, but served up with a nicely contemporary crackle! The vocals often have those bluesy inflections that have risen up strongly in west Africa – but the instrumentation also has a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Steve BlackHappy Birthday To U ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1983. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Still sealed.)

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Steve BlackVillage Boogie ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
An album that definitely lives up to its title – thanks to a strong embrace of funky boogie styles, but served up here with a sweet Nigerian twist! Some cuts are heavy funk right from the start – clearly inspired by Kool & The Gang and other sharp-edged American groups of the 70s ... read more CD

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Black Children Sledge Funk BandBlack Children Sledge Funk Band Vol 3 – Aviation Grand Father ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
Their name may be a mouthful, but the Black Children Sledge Funk Band have a groove that's nice and lean – a wicked blend of basslines, percussion, and lots of riffing guitar – plus these very cool keyboards that wander over the grooves and give the whole thing a sweetly spacey vibe! ... read more CD

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Black MangoQuicksand ... CD
Gusstaff (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $15.99 18.99
A really unique project from Philippe Samiguel – recorded in Bamako, where Samiguel has worked as a producer for many years – during which time he's pulled together ideas from all sorts of different projects, and forged them into a new groove of his own! Samiguel's worked most famously ... read more CD
Also available Quicksand (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP 24.99

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Black MangoQuicksand (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Gusstaff (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
A really unique project from Philippe Samiguel – recorded in Bamako, where Samiguel has worked as a producer for many years – during which time he's pulled together ideas from all sorts of different projects, and forged them into a new groove of his own! Samiguel's worked most famously ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Quicksand ... CD 15.99

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Black Market BrassUndying Thirst ... LP
Colemine, 2020. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
Beautifully heavy sounds from Black Market Brass – a group who started out with more of a global funk approach, but who emerge here with the intensity of some lost funky soundtrack – all with the sort of edge you might expect from the cover! The style here is really revolutionary ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing – with download!)

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✨✧ Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersDrum Suite ... LP
Columbia, 1956/1957. Very Good- ... $19.99
An incredible early experimental album from Art Blakey – one of the first to feature him in expanded percussion format! Side one of the album features the extended "Drum Suite" – a set of 3 tracks ("The Sacrifice", "Cubano Chant", and "Oscalypso") ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has thick white tape holding the top seam and spine, split bottom seam, wear and aging, small name in marker in front, and several ink stamps in back.)

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Gyedu Blay Ambolley & Zantoda Mark IIIControl ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1980. Sealed ... $19.99
A rare one from Ghanaian legend Gyedu Blay Ambolley – fully in control of a far-reaching funky trip with his Zantoda Mark III group! Control carries on with the most treasured aspects of Ambolley's mid 70s work – the raw percussion, punchy horns and charismatic vocals – but it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BloPhase IV (with bonus track) ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1976. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Blo have gone through a few different phases before this fantastic fourth album – but none of them as funky as the work on this set – which may well set a whole new standard for the Nigerian music legends! The groove here is super-tight, with lots of excellent bass and drums snapping ... read more CD

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Bokante & Metropole OrkestWhat Heat ... CD
Real World (UK), 2018. Used ... $8.99
... CD

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BombinoBombino Live In Amsterdam ... CD
Partisan, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A nice little set from Bombino – recorded in Amsterdam, but heavy on the kind of fuzzy, freaky guitar work that have made the Tuareg group such an international hit in recent years! These guys wail mightily throughout – mixing pulsing rhythms with nicely freaky guitar lines – ... read more CD
Also available Bombino Live In Amsterdam ... LP 14.99

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BombinoBombino Live In Amsterdam ... LP
Partisan, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99 31.99
A nice little set from Bombino – recorded in Amsterdam, but heavy on the kind of fuzzy, freaky guitar work that have made the Tuareg group such an international hit in recent years! These guys wail mightily throughout – mixing pulsing rhythms with nicely freaky guitar lines – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available Bombino Live In Amsterdam ... CD 13.99

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Richard BonaTiki ... CD
Decca/Universal, 2006. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Bongos IkwueCock Crow At Dawn (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) ... LP
Phonodisc, 1981. Very Good ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, aging, flaking along the edges and a mostly split bottom seam.)

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Bongos IkwueLagos ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1977. Very Good- ... $33.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has some small deeper marks that click a bit on "The Day Of Shame". Cover has ring and edge wear, flaking at the spine, and bent corners.)

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✨✧ Anouar BrahemBarzakh ... LP
ECM, 1990. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(2017 German pressing. Includes insert.)

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Brother Moves OnTolika Mtoliki ... LP
Matsuli (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $28.99
A fantastic project from this contemporary South African performance ensemble – one that seeks to weave together older strands of sound from the nation's rich cultural heritage, and link them to a more contemporary mode of expression, as befits the group's role in the younger generation! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Please note – The sleeves have a small split on the top seam from shipping.)

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Brothers Cazimero20 Years Of Hoku Award Winning Songs ... CD
Mountain Apple, 1997. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ BuariBuari ... LP
RCA/Be With (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99 34.99
Maybe the best-known international album from Sidiku Buari – an artist who recorded some killer sets in his native Ghana, but who got a rare chance to work here in the US for this album – which features some tight funky elements by Bernard Purdie on drums, Paul Grivvin on keyboards, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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CanizaresPunto De Encuentro ... CD
EMI (UK), 2000. Used ... $6.99

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Caribbean Jazz Project (Dave Samuels)Mosaic ... CD
Concord, 2006. Used ... $9.99
Led by Dave Samuels on vibes and marimba – with speical guest Paquito D'River on alto sax and clarinet. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Francisco Mora CatlettMora/Mora 2 ... CD
AACE/Far Out (UK), Late 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A pair of great albums back to back – both rare albums from a percussionist who worked with Sun Ra! First up is Mora volume 1 – a legendary early set from percussionist Francisco Mora Catlett – and a really sublime blend of spiritual jazz and Latin rhythms! Mora's percussion is ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Wonona W Chang/Anna Mi LeeChinese Folk & Art Songs ... LP
Spoken Arts, 1962. Very Good+ ... $8.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a mostly split top, light wear & aging.)

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Don CherryOm Shanti Om ... LP
Black Sweat (Italy), 1976. New Copy ... $36.99 39.99
Rare 70s work from Don Cherry, and one of the most perfect realizations of his organic music concept – a quartet session recorded for Italian broadcast, with long songs that have a very spun-out, meditative vibe! Cherry's on pocket trumpet, but is way more than a horn player – as his ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Don Cherry/Carlos Ward/Dollar BrandUniversal Silence ... CD
Lepo Glasbo (Germany), 1972. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
A beautiful live performance from the same trio that delivered the Third World Underground album for Trio Records in 1972 – a set done with a similar mix of earthy, global elements as that gem – delivered by Carlos Ward on alto and flute, Dollar Brand on piano and flute, and Don Cherry ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Bright ChimezieRespect Africa ... LP
RAS (Nigeria), 1984. Good ... $7.99
Titles include "Respect Africa", "You Can't Hurry The Sunrise", "Lekwa Uweam", and "Liza". LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl has a heated edge that skips on each side, appears VG- otherwise. Cover has heavy wear and aging, splitting in the spine, and writing in pen.)

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Stella ChiwesheAmbuya (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Piranha (Germany), Late 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 24.99
Classic work from Stella Chiweshe – a set that gave mbira player Stella Chiweshe much wider exposure than some of her previous records, and a nicely bold sound to match! Stella sings lead vocals, and handles her instrument with amazing dexterity – and also uses a few other percussion ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download with 4 bonus tracks!)
Also available Ambuya (with bonus tracks) ... CD 7.99

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Stella ChiwesheAmbuya (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Piranha (Germany), Late 80s. New Copy ... $7.99 14.99
Classic work from Stella Chiweshe – a set that gave mbira player Stella Chiweshe much wider exposure than some of her previous records, and a nicely bold sound to match! Stella sings lead vocals, and handles her instrument with amazing dexterity – and also uses a few other percussion ... read more CD
Also available Ambuya (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP 12.99

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CitationsTaking A Cruise With The Citations ... LP
Soundshine Productions, Early 80s. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing.)

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✨✧ Johnny Clegg & SavukaShadow Man ... LP
Capitol, 1988. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Cloud 7Keep On Trying ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), Late 70s. Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Plays with some surface noise and crackles. Cover has wear and aging, with some pen on front and back.)

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Cloud 7Sweet Pretty Woman ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good+ ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has surface wear, split spine with tape, and partial bottom split.)

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Duo Coplanacu1991 ... CD
DBN (Argentina), 2001. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Duo CoplanacuCorazon Sin Tiempo ... CD
DBN (Argentina), 2005. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Duo CoplanacuPaisaje ... CD
DBN (Argentina), 1997. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD

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Ignacio CorsiniSerie Bis ... CD
EMI (Colombia), 1920s/1930s. Used ... $6.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Crow Dog's ParadiseSongs Of The Sioux ... LP
Elektra, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
Includes "Wolakota (Peace Song)", "Song For Him Who Do Not Return", "Hanblechia Song To The Universe", and several Peyote songs. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the Elektra inner sleeve.)

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CymandeSecond Time Round (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Heavy bass, tight percussion, and a wonderfully trippy groove – the stunning second album from Cymande, and one of our funk favorites from the 70s! These guys have a sound that's completely unique – a vibe that mixes African and Jamaican influences up in the heady London scene of the ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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DaktarisSoul Explosion ... LP
Desco/Daptone, 1998. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 18.99
One of the greatest grooves from the legendary Desco Records years – a brilliant album of modern Afro Funk done by The Daktaris – in a groove that's just as hard-hitting as any of Fela's work from the 70s! The album was one of the first to bring back an older African style to current ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Remastered pressing – with download!)

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DAMAUma Questao De Principio ... CD
Sony (Portugal), 2014. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Roger Damawuzan & Les As Du BeninWait For Me ... LP
Hot Casa (France), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99 32.99
Roger Damawuzan looks a bit like an American soul singer on the cover of this excellent collection – and his music often comes across in the same way, with a nice undercurrent of funk in the rhythms, and very powerful vocals from the leader! The set's the first we've ever seen to focus on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dancas OcultasTarab ... CD
Numerica (Portugal), 2009. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Alonso Wilson De BrianoFantastic Variety In The Music Of Panama – The Winsor Style & Calypso Impressions (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mokomizik (UK), Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 45.99
A wonderful little record, and one that certainly lives up to the "fantastic variety" promise of its title! The set features work from Panamanian pianist Alonso Wilson De Briano – and although you'll see the word "calypso" in the title, the overall sound is maybe more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)
 
 



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