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Sorcery!

LP (Item 21480) Columbia, Late 50s — Condition: Very Good
A strange little record – a bit different than usual from percussionist Sabu Martinez, and with a slight exotica feel too! There's a groove that's still mostly Latin – but, like most of Sabu's wonderful music, things go way past the obvious – as percussion takes hold, and Sabu moves things in ways that are all his own! The rest of the players aren't credited – but the set's billed to Sabu's "Percussion Ensemble" – possibly because the liner notes spend too much time referring to the musician as some sort of earthy savage. Tracks are long, with lots of heavy percussion – and titles include "Bonco", "Moon Black", "Sol", and "Milk Weed".  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original gold label Adventures in Sound pressing with deep groove. Vinyl is nice and clean – cover has some aging, and a bit of splitting on the spine and top seam.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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