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✨✧ Yazz AhmedPolyhymnia ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A spacious second set from British/Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed – a record that features dedications to feminist inspirations on every single track – but which has a soaring, righteous quality that marks Ahmed as an inspirational force of her own! The songs are long, and the music is ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Bluke (Luke Vibert & BlueRum13)Sense The Urgency ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 13.99
An unusual set of work from the ever-changing Luke Vibert – a collaboration with MC BlueRum13 – whose lyrics provide a great mix with Luke's beats and instrumentation on the album! All those crisp, creative elements that we love from older Vibert records are still very much in the mix ... (New Grooves) read more CD

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Robi BotosOld Soul ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Robi Botos is a keyboardist with a nice sense of space – one that makes for an inherent sense of groove in his music, even when things are mellow! Robi's not exactly a funk musician, but the record has plenty of currents of that mode – as his own keyboards are blended strongly with the ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Old Soul ... CD 3.99

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Robi BotosOld Soul ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $3.99
Robi Botos is a keyboardist with a nice sense of space – one that makes for an inherent sense of groove in his music, even when things are mellow! Robi's not exactly a funk musician, but the record has plenty of currents of that mode – as his own keyboards are blended strongly with the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Mark through digipack barcode.)
Also available Old Soul ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Captain SupernovaVoyage Never Ends ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Crisply crackling work from Captain Supernova – a set that has a great blend of 21st Century soul and funk – delivered with some nice classic touches as well! Things are pretty funky all the way through – jazzy at some times, a bit more straightforward at others – and the ... (New Grooves) read more CD

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David CieriMayo Clinic – Unity Of Forces – Music From The Film ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. Used ... $0.99

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Mike ClarkIndigo Blue – Live At The Iridium ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 14.98
One of the strongest jazz albums we've heard from drummer Mike Clark in years – a set that burns right from the start, and really lives up to the heavyweight lineup that includes Donald Harrison on alto, Rob Dixon on tenor, Randy Brecker on trumpet, Antonio Farao on piano, and Christian ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Mark De Clive-LoweHeritage II ... CD
Mashibeats/Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 13.98
A beautiful second volume in the Heritage series from keyboard genius Mark De Clive Lowe – and one that we like even more than the first! The music here has the strong spiritual currents of the previous set, but also brings in more of the cosmic, electronic modes that we knew in Mark's ... (New Grooves) read more CD

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Dirty Dozen Brass BandMedicated Magic ... CD
Ropeadope, 2002. Used ... $4.99
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✨✧ Duncan EaglesCitizen ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Beautifully bright-toned tenor and soprano sax from Duncan Eagles – given even more of a sense of color by the great use of the guitar of David Preston in the group – a player who often rings out alongside the leader, and really sets things off in a great way! The group's also got ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Ego MondoEnd Of A Daze ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
A tight blend of hip hop, funk, and soul – served up with a lot of dark currents around the edges, and in a criss-crossing style that reminds us of some of the hipper experiments of this type from the New York downtown scene in years back! There's distortion at the edge, and lots of moody ... (New Grooves) read more CD

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Lulu FallBetween Two Worlds ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Lulu Fall has a vocal style that's both urgent and effortlessly flowing – modes that are both underscored nicely by the jazzy instrumentation on the set – music by a core combo that really fits the spirit of the singer's energy, and does a great job of shifting to match her spirit ... (Neo Soul) read more CD

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Ghost NoteSwagism ... CD
RSVP/Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy 2CD ... $13.99 18.98
Great sounds from Ghost Note – a group that's co-led by a drummer and a keyboardist who also plays more drums – which should give you an idea of the funky nature of the album! There's a fuller group on hand for most of the record – guitar, tenor, alto, flute, and more keyboards ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Harlem ExperimentHarlem Experiment ... CD
Ropeadope, 2007. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the hippest entries so far in Ropeadope's Experiment series – every bit as amazing as their previous experimental excursions to Philadelphia and Detroit! Like those previous sets, this one attempts to refine the best sounds of a local scene – focusing here on the rich array of ... (Jazz) read more CD
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Chance HaydenGet Somethin' ... CD
Ropeadope/Atlanta, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Tight guitar from Chance Hayden – a player who definitely knows how to get a lot of color and tone out of his instrument, even while picking out a sharp note solo! There's a dexterity in Hayden's style that's clearly inspired by the more proficient blues guitarists in recent generations ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Greg Hester & FriendsSoul Brother Where Art Thou – A Tribute To James Brown ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Singer Greg Hester pays tribute to the late Godfather – and does so in a nice way that moves things past the usual! There's definitely plenty of funk in the music – and the band also includes some of James' old bandmates too – but Greg's got a nice blue-eyed soul approach, maybe ... (Deep Funk) read more CD

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Ramsey Lewis & Urban KnightsRamsey Lewis & Urban Knights – VII ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 12.98
A smoking little set from Ramsey Lewis – one that really recalls the best electric years of his 70s recordings – and which also has a much sharper sound than some of the other albums recorded with the Urban Knights! There's plenty of great piano on the record from Ramsey, mixed with ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Ramsey Lewis & Urban Knights – VII ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ Ramsey Lewis & Urban KnightsRamsey Lewis & Urban Knights – VII ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $7.99
A smoking little set from Ramsey Lewis – one that really recalls the best electric years of his 70s recordings – and which also has a much sharper sound than some of the other albums recorded with the Urban Knights! There's plenty of great piano on the record from Ramsey, mixed with ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Ramsey Lewis & Urban Knights – VII ... CD 9.99

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Casimir LiberskiCosmic Liberty ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
A very cool little record, and one that maybe shows the better directions that fusion has taken in the 21st Century – still as electric and vibrant as before, but really exploding with new ideas and an especially strong ear for the rhythmic side of the music! By that, we don't mean that the ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Terrace MartinVelvet Portraits ... CD
Ropeadope, 2016. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A jaw-dropper from Terrace Martin – the kind of record that sneaks on the market under everyone's ears, but will no doubt be one of those sets we'll all go back to again and again over the years! Martin's got a beautifully fresh take on funky jazz – steeped somewhat in the classic ... (Neo Soul) read more CD

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Jason MilesBlack Magic ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Keyboardist Jason Miles has a long legacy in jazz – both as a sideman with bigger names, and as a leader on his own – but this set with his Kind Of New group may well be one of his best so far – a sweet batch of electric grooves that goes a long way towards updating older styles ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Nuf SaidRise ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. Used ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic mix of deep soul and funky jazz – but served up with a vibe that's completely contemporary, and which definitely gives these guys a sound that's all their own, right from the start! Iona Vintu is the singer, and she's got this tremendous voice – richly expressive, but never ... (Neo Soul) read more CD

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Eddie PalmieriFull Circle ... CD
Ropeadope/Uprising, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 15.98
Fantastic work from Eddie Palmieri – sounding here as if he hasn't changed a thing since the 70s! With most artists, that would be a critique – but given that during the 70s, Eddie was constantly ablaze with creative activity, and always pushing his boundaries – we mean that ... (Latin) read more CD

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✨✧ Eddie PalmieriMi Luz Mayor ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A hard-driving set from the great Eddie Palmieri – and a record that's maybe his strongest salsa effort in years, even though it's still filled with lots of the edgey, jazzy touches he's also brought to his best material in recent decades! The album's got a very strong lead vocal presence ... (Latin) read more CD

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Eddie PalmieriWisdom/Sabiduria ... LP
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 24.98
The genius of Eddie Palmieri never seems to dim at all as the years go on – and, if anything, the genius only seems to flower even more – finding new ways of expression that maybe even blow away some of Eddie's classic work from the 60s and 70s! This set is amazing – a ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Aaron ParksLittle Big ... LP
Ropeadope, 2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Aaron Parks is a master of tones here – not just the ones from his own piano and keyboards, which can come spiraling out with effortless ease – but also the sound of the quartet's guitar from Greg Tuohey, which often has its own way of shading things in! The album may well be the most ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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RC & The GritzAnalog World ... CD
Rexamillon/Ropeadope, 2017. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
RC & The Gritz just keep getting better and better with each new record – to the point where they've found a way to fully state their own sound, yet work with a sort of generosity that opens up the door for plenty of great collaborations! That's definitely the case here – as the ... (Neo Soul) read more CD

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Jon RegenHigher Ground ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
A nice little record from Jon Regen – a singer who works in a space that's somewhere in between jazz and more familiar singer/songwriter modes – in a legacy that might begin with Ben Sidran in the 70s, and come up to present work by an artist like Jamie Cullum! Regen's got a nicely ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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RosemarineRosemarine ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $0.99
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✨✧ Royal Krunk OrchestraPyramids – Opus 4 No 2 ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Really great work from the Royal Krunk Jazz Orchestra – an album that's much more ambitious and far-reaching than their previous album – with a sense of majesty we never would have expected the last time around! As before, there's no real "krunk" here at all – and ... (Jazz) read more CD

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David SanchezCarib ... LP
Melaza/Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99
David Sanchez kicks off the album's liner notes with a great discussion on the African diaspora and its influence on music – one that's always been strongly felt in David's recordings, but which seems to come through even more strongly here! The record's definitely jazz, but borrows lots of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ David SanchezCarib ... CD
Melaza/Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
David Sanchez kicks off the album's liner notes with a great discussion on the African diaspora and its influence on music – one that's always been strongly felt in David's recordings, but which seems to come through even more strongly here! The record's definitely jazz, but borrows lots of ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Carib ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ Javier SantiagoPhoenix ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Soaring keyboards from this up-and-coming player – an artist who's especially fantastic on Fender Rhodes, which get plenty of space on this excellent album! Javier Phoenix is a jazz musician at the core – yet he's also part of a younger generation we might dub the post-Robert Glasper ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Javier SantiagoPhoenix – B-Sides ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
We loved the Phoenix album by keyboardist Javier Santiago – and although this set bills itself as if it's a relation to that record, it's more of a completely different effort – but one that's equally fantastic as well! Santiago is a tremendous up-and-coming talent – a hell of a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Jonathan Scales FourchestraMindstate Music ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
One of the most compelling mixes of steel pans and jazz we've ever heard – played by a group led by percussionist Jonathan Scales, and featuring a number of other differently-tuned steel drums in the mix! The instrumentation just features bass and drums alongside all the pans – which ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Christian Scott Atunde AdjuahChristian Scott Atunde Adjuah – Ancestral Recall ... LP
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99 33.98
A really great showcase for the continuing evolution of Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah – a musician who's become so much more than just a straight jazz trumpet with a soulful vibe – as you'll hear on this really compelling set! The music is even more expansive than Christian's recent ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Christian Scott Atunde AdjuahChristian Scott Atunde Adjuah – Ancestral Recall ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A really great showcase for the continuing evolution of Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah – a musician who's become so much more than just a straight jazz trumpet with a soulful vibe – as you'll hear on this really compelling set! The music is even more expansive than Christian's recent ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah – Ancestral Recall ... LP 25.99

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Dred ScottRides Alone ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $5.99 14.99
Dred Scott definitely rides alone here – handling all the instrumentation on the record himself, including piano, bass, drums, and percussion – but he does so in a way that really makes you feel as if you're listening to a cohesive group! Through the magic of overdub, Scott spins out ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Vivian SessomsLife 2 ... CD
Baby Buddha/Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $4.99
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Sidewalk ChalkShoulder Season (CD & DVD) ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy CD & DVD ... $6.99 16.99
Really great work from this up-and-coming combo – a group who seems like they can spin together neo soul and hip hop better than most of the rest – and who also make great use of some live jazzy instrumentation as well! The set compiles live performances done around the midwest in ... (Neo Soul) read more CD

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Snack CatSnack Cat ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $0.99
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Jim StephensYellow River ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $6.99
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Tenor TriageTenor Triage ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A trio of tenorists from the Brooklyn scene – Michael Eaton, Sean Sonderegger, and James Brandon – working here with just the bass of Brad Jones and drums of G Calvin Weston for support! The mix of three horns, bass, and drums is totally great – as the players leap along between ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Trio BruxoA Bandeiro Do Bruxo ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
A jazz trio with a very unique sound – one that appears to be rooted in Brazilian music, according to some of the notes in the CD – but which, to our ears, sounds a bit more contemporary and individual to the group! The rhythms are very dynamic – a nice change from more familiar ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Kat VokesClockwork ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $3.99
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Michael WhalenMichael Whalen & The Fire Brigade ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Michael Whalen plays a range of keyboards here with the Fire Brigade – a crack fusion ensemble with a hard-jamming style that takes us back to some of the bigger electric jazz albums of the 70s! Whalen's in the lead on Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Clavinet, and other keys – and the group's ... (Jazz) read more CD
 
 



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