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A wealth of bop, hardbop, soul jazz, spiritual jazz, jazz funk, fusion, avant garde, and traditional jazz!


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Steeplechase (Denmark), 2015. New Copy
The music of Janelle Monae gets some really wonderful treatment here – served up in an instrumental mode by trumpeter Jason Palmer – with a similar spirit to his previous project based around the music of Minnie Riperton! The approach is definitely jazz, but it's wonderful to hear ... CD
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Steeplechase (Denmark), 1973. New Copy
A lost treasure from the great Joe Albany – a well-recorded solo performance from the 70s, and one that really gets at the increasing complexity of Albany's music in his later years! Joe's maybe best-remembered for his contributions to bop, but he's also a player with a sound that really ... CD
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Hum Dono
EMI/Vocalion (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)
One of the most compelling albums ever recorded by British alto genius Joe Harriott – a very unusual record that has him working with guitarist Amanico D'Silva, in a style that's got some wonderful modal undertones! The feel here is a bit like Harriott's work with Michael Garrick – ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Galactic Parables Vol 1
Cuneiform, 2015. New Copy 2 CDs
The most cosmically expansive and exciting work yet from composer/coronet player Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra – dedicated to Amiri Baraka, and infused with the righteous, poetic spirit of Baraka's work with Sun Ra! The Exploding Star players include some Chicago underground heroes ... CD
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Aires Tropicales
Sunnyside, 2015. New Copy
One of the most creatively adventurous efforts in years from Paquito D'Rivera – which is saying something, as he's never lacking in ambition – and it finds the style-straddling clarinetist joined by the Cimarron string quintet! Quintetto Cimarron is a Cuban combo that leans more ... CD
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Interplay
Chesky, 2015. New Copy
A great meeting between jazz piano legend Kenny Barron and the younger, brillant vibes player Mark Sherman – Barron being a veteran of top notch duo settings, and Sherman newer to it – but Sherman succeeds here mightily! Interplay couldn't be a more fitting title, as the pair are ... CD
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Phenix
Fantasy, 1975. New Copy
Sweet funky 70s work from Cannonball Adderley – a record that has him revisiting older tunes from his early soul jazz years – but in ways that give them a whole new electric vibe overall! The album's actually Cannonball's last full studio set, but it's also one of his greatest too ... CD
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Kicking Back
Big Town/BGP (UK), 1978. New Copy
A rare funk treat from tenor sax jazz legend Joe Houston – working in a far funkier mode than usual for the obscure Big Town label! The lineup and production is heavy with 50s LA R&B names in it – including Ted Butler, Bo Rhambo and Larry Johnson – and sure enough, there's ... CD
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Live!
Watt (Japan), 1981. New Copy
Great sounds from the Carla Bley band of the 80s – and a record that still has all the modern elements of Bley's initial years in jazz, but also brings in some warmer elements too! If anything, these years unlocked a playfulness that we might not have expected from Carla years before – ... CD
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Dosojin (Japanese paper sleeve edition)
Columbia (Japan), 1972. New Copy Gatefold
Vocalist Yasuhsi Sawada joins Jiro Inagaki & His Soul Media group this time around – but in a way that seems to create a whole new sound from both artists! The album's got a deeper, more sophisticated style than some of Inagaki's other records – not just funky soul, but a richer ... CD
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Dock Of My Mind (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks)
Columbia (Japan), 1972. New Copy
The funky group of Jiro Inagaki gets a vocal treatment this time around – lead lyrics from Yasushi Sawada, whose a raspy-voiced singer with a surprisingly soulful edge! Much of the music follows in the same territory of Inagaki's instrumental records – with his group turning in a cool ... CD
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Dizzy Gillespie & The Double Six Of Paris
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy
A rare 60s meeting of groovy talents from both sides of the Atlantic – and a record that matches the trumpet of Dizzy Gillespie with the hiply swinging vocals of The Double Six Of Paris! The group were a wonderfully groovy precursor to the Swingle Singers – and sung in a scatting ... CD
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Marbles
Headfirst, 1981. Near Mint-
No description available. LP, Vinyl record album
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Fortune
Heavenly, 1984. Sealed
No description available. LP, Vinyl record album
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New York New York
Izuma (UK), 1985. Near Mint-
No description available. LP, Vinyl record album
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Heart Protector
Skirl, 2011. Near Mint-
No description available. LP, Vinyl record album
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BYG/Affinity (UK), 1969. Near Mint-
Beautiful work from Archie Shepp – a record that's filled with meaning and power, and which really stands out as a freer expression of his ideals while working on the European scene! The players here are an array of other BYG/Actuel luminaries – including Burton Green on piano, Grachan ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Joy
Kosei (Japan), Late 70s. Near Mint-
A very cool blend of shakuhachi with jazz elements and Indian percussion! LP, Vinyl record album
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Route 80
Agharta (Japan), 1981. Near Mint-
Nice work by this great Japanese fusion bassist – a player who always seems to bring out the best in his musicians! The album includes keyboards by Harry Whitaker, soprano and tenor sax from Steve Grossman, flute and bass clarinet from Bob Mintzer, guitar from Jimmy Ponder, and drums by ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Cadet, 1970. Near Mint-
No description available. 7-inch, Vinyl record
 
Updated May 30, 2015


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