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Air PocketFly On ... CD
East Wind/Universal (Japan), 1975. Used ... $14.99
A warm and soulful set of fusion tracks – issued only in Japan, but recorded by a hip group from the US! Air Pocket features the Fowler Brothers – Walt, Bruce, Ed, and Steve – on trumpet, trombone, bass, and alto, respectively – plus drummer Chester Thompson, guitarist Mike ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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AkonBananza (Belly Dancer) (clean, dirty, inst)/Locked Up (clean, dirty, inst) ... 12-inch
Universal, 2005. Near Mint- ... $1.99
(Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve.)

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Laurindo AlmeidaLaurindo Almeida Quartet ... CD
Pacific Jazz/Universal (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... $16.99
A landmark set of recordings cut for the Pacific Jazz label in the early 50s, and supposedly a major influence on the early bossa artists in Brazil! The tracks were cut by a quartet led by LA altoist Bud Shank, and featuring Brazilian guitarist Laurindo Almeida, who was living in LA at the time. ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Gerald AlstonGerald Alston ... CD
Motown/Universal (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Brilliant solo work from Gerald Alston – the first album issued under his own name, after a strong legacy of work with The Manhattans! Alston's vocals are wonderful here – beautifully crafted, with a sense of maturity and feeling that most of his younger soul contemporaries couldn't ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)
Also available Gerald Alston ... CD 7.99

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India ArieTestimony Vol 2 – Love & Politics ... LP
Soulbird/Universal, 2009. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $11.99 29.98
Chapter two, and an even deeper set than India Arie's first Testimony album – a record that shows a lot of growth in India's music, and a style that's even more mature and righteous than before! Arie's acoustic guitar is a key part of the instrumentation, and the album features a fair bit of ... (Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dorothy AshbyRubaiyat Of Dorothy Ashby ... CD
Cadet/Universal (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $19.99
Incredible work from the amazing Dorothy Ashby – a brilliant set of funky and spiritual tunes, set to full backings from Chicago soul arranger Richard Evans! This album is easily one of Ashby's greatest, and it's dedicated to the writings of Omar Khayyam – one of the forces guiding ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing! Part of the Diggin Universal Music – supervised by DJ Muro.)

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✨✧ Atlantic StarrStraight To The Point ... CD
A&M/Universal (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Atlantic Starr definitely get straight to the point on this set – bursting out strongly with an upbeat groove from the very first note – all produced to perfection by maestro Bobby Eli, in the same manner as some of his other great late 70s work for other artists! The group's a big one ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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Vitin AvilesEl Mas Romantico ... CD
Universal/Protel, 1970s. Used ... $14.99
(Latin) CD
(Out of print, traycard artwork has two creases & a few tracks highlighted in pen.)

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Roy AyersCoffy – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Polydor/Universal, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
What can we say? This is one of the greatest soul soundtracks ever! In a market that was dominated by the big-selling Shaft and Superfly albums, Roy slipped in this masterful blend of jazzy vibes and wah wah funk that's easily one of the best-composed records of the blacksploitation genre! The ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles AznavourAznavour Cine Musique (3CD/2DVD set) ... CD
Universal (France), New Copy ... About May 3, 2019
(French) CD

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Chet BakerBaker's Holiday – Chet Baker Plays & Sings Billie Holiday (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Limelight/Universal (Japan), 1965. Used ... $19.99
One of Chet Baker's best albums of the mid 60s – a tribute to Billie Holiday, one that has him both singing and playing, with a hip group that includes Hank Jones, Richard Davis, Seldon Powell, and Connie Kay. The format is quite nice, with arrangements by Jimmy Mundy that have just the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Chet BakerJazz In Paris – Chet Baker Quartet Plays Standards ... CD
Universal (France), 1955. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A sweet little quartet session from the mid 50s – recorded in Paris, with backing by Gerard Gustin on piano, Jimmy Bond on bass, and Bert Dahlander on drums. Chet's playing in a simple open-ended style – working some lyrical magic on a series of standards that include "I'll ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Brigitte BardotBB 64 (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the grooviest Brigitte Bardot albums ever recorded – a stellar set of tracks with some ultra-chic arrangements from the great Alain Gouraguer! The album swings like the best of Paris pop in the 60s – tight and outta site, with loads of jaunty pop tunes that bring out the best in ... (French) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing! Comes in a cool flip-back cover, too – like a vintage French album!)

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Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot Cine Musique (3CD/2DVD set) ... CD
Universal (France), New Copy ... About May 3, 2019
(French) CD

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✨✧ Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot Show (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
AZ/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest Brigitte Bardot albums you could ever buy – some of the grooviest, sexiest work the famous French actress ever cut! The album's overflowing with excellent original material written by Bardot by Serge Gainsbourg and Francis Lai – two of our favorite French composers ... (French) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing! Comes in a cool flip-back cover, too – like a vintage French album!)

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Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot Sings (aka Brigitte 1963) (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
Classic 60s work from Brigitte Bardot – the roots of French female pop, with a set of tracks that mix together bits of rock, pop, and lively jazz-based arrangements – all in a unique blend that's totally great, and every bit as wonderful as you might expect! We might go so far as to ... (French) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing! Comes in a cool flip-back album cover – like a 60s French pressing!)

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Beastie BoysIn Sound From Way Out! ... LP
Grand Royal/Universal, 1996/1998. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
The Beasties' peak-era, retro-style instrumentals LP! Even at their weakest vocal moments, we've always dug the Beastie Boys' firm commitment to funky instrumental backing – their albums are filled with lots of nice interludes, instrumentals, and backing grooves – but they often seemed ... (Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jorge BenJorge Ben – Serie Sem Limite ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1960s/Early 70s/Mid 90s. New Copy 2CD ... $9.99
A great set that features mostly material from Jorge's classic early years at Philips – plus a few more titles of recent vintage! The early stuff's the best, though – and it ranges from driving soulful bossa, to some of the experimental funky styles that Joao used during the early 70s. ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Jorge BenSamba Esquema Novo (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Universal/Mercury (Japan), 1963. Used ... $9.99
The start of an amazing legacy in Brazilian music – and a record that really lives up to its title! Jorge Ben completely reinvents the samba here – and comes up with his own new groove in the process – by blending sharp acoustic guitar lines with rootsy percussion – all at ... (Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Chuck Berry with Steve MillerLive At The Fillmore Auditorium (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The cover's a bit trippy, but the sound is anything but – and instead stands as a strong tribute to the way the early work of Chuck Berry continued to influence a generation of rockers well through the 60s! Berry's the frontman, and gets plenty of chance to sing and sear on guitar – ... (Soul) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Chuck Berry with Steve MillerLive At The Fillmore Auditorium (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The cover's a bit trippy, but the sound is anything but – and instead stands as a strong tribute to the way the early work of Chuck Berry continued to influence a generation of rockers well through the 60s! Berry's the frontman, and gets plenty of chance to sing and sear on guitar – ... (Soul) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing.)

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✨✧ Maria BethaniaCiclo ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1983. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A nicely rootsy little album from Maria Bethania – recorded during a period when some of her music could often sound much fuller and more electric! The album's got subtle help from Toninho Horta, Dori Caymmi, and Guto Graca Mello – all of whom arrange Maria's vocals in a sophisticated ... (Brazil) read more CD

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Maria BethaniaPassaro Proibido ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1976. New Copy ... $16.99
An amazing 70s album from the legendary Maria Bethania – one of those records that's without precedent, and which comes together in an array of styles that's simply breathtaking! The sound here is a bit more focused and mature than some of Maria's earlier records, but the overall work is no ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Maria Bethania & Caetano VelosoMaria Bethania & Caetano Veloso Ao Vivo ... CD
Philips/Universal (Brazil), 1978. Used ... $18.99
An incredibly great live set from one of the most famous brother/sister teams in music! Maria and Caetano share the stage on about half the cuts, dueting in a way that's even better than we expected – especially because Caetano's warm fragile vocals are a perfect counterpoint to Maria's deep ... (Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Marizia Bi & Vince Tempera OrchestraTutti Quelli Che Hanno Un Cuor – Burt Bacharach Italian Songbook ... CD
Universal (Italy), 2018. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sweet Italian take on the music of Burt Bacharach – one that changes the lyrics of all the tunes from their original English versions, but serves them up with the sort of setting that might have made the maestro proud! The Vince Tempera Orchestra handles the backings – and they've ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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BigyukiReaching For Chiron (Japanese version) ... CD
Universal (Japan), 2018. Used ... $9.99
Fantastic future soul from Bigyuki – an artist who's got a really far-reaching vision for his music – even though his sound is very stripped down overall! The music here is almost a science fiction take on contemporary soul – with these really wonderful, almost sinister keyboards ... (Neo Soul) read more CD
(Includes obi!)
Also available Reaching For Chiron ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ BigyukiReaching For Chiron (Japanese version) ... CD
Universal (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic future soul from Bigyuki – an artist who's got a really far-reaching vision for his music – even though his sound is very stripped down overall! The music here is almost a science fiction take on contemporary soul – with these really wonderful, almost sinister keyboards ... (Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Reaching For Chiron ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Black Thought, Common, Mos Def, Dice RawHurricane (clean, inst, album, acapella) ... 12-inch
Universal, 2000. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Mos Def, Dice Raw, Common, Flo Brown and the Jazzyfatnastees join Black Thought and the Roots on this single from the soundtrack to the movie of the same name. (Hip Hop) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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✨✧ Art BlakeyHold On, I'm Coming ... CD
Limelight/Universal (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A soulful little record from Art Blakey – and very different than his Blue Note sessions! The album's got a tight soul jazz groove – shorter numbers, fuller backings, and an overall sound that's almost more like Cadet Records at the time. Backings are handled by Melba Liston or Tom ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Hold On, I'm Coming ... LP 11.99

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✨✧ Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers w/ Barney WilenLes Liaisons Dangereuses (with bonus track) ... CD
Fontana/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Art Blakey's soundtrack to this fantastic French film is one of his best non-Blue Note albums ever – and it's got the additional bonus of featuring performances by the great French tenor star Barney Wilen! The tunes here are way more than just short scene-setting soundtrack numbers – ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Luiz BonfaLuiz Bonfa – Composer Of Black Orpheus Plays & Sings Bossa Nova ... CD
Verve/Universal (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $14.99
One of the earliest of the classic Verve bossa nova sessions of the 60s – and a wonderful showcase for the talents of guitarist Luiz Bonfa! Most of Bonfa's previous recordings were done in a very spare or solo mode – and this set makes a nice change by adding in some larger ... (Brazil) read more CD
(Part of the Bossa Nova 60th Celebration series!)

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Gino Bordin & OthersParis, Plages D'Hawaii ... CD
Paris Jazz Corner/Universal (France), 1930s. Used ... $14.99
(Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print. Booklet comes with extensive notes – in French!)

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Brothers JohnsonBlam ... CD
A&M/Universal (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
Blam is right – an all-out batch of funky tracks from The Brothers Johnson – captured here right in the middle of their classic period with Quincy Jones! The Q's at the helm on production for the set, and the record's a great extension of their earlier efforts with the man – but ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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✨✧ Clifford BrownClifford Brown All Stars (with bonus track) ... CD
EmArcy/Universal (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A key slice of Clifford Brown from the 50s – two long tracks both recorded in an open-ended jam session format, showing a side of Brown's powers that's even bolder and more inventive than some of his previous studio work! The album soars along beautifully – with Brownie in the lead ... (Jazz) read more CD

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James BrownI Can't Stand Myself When You Touch Me ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
A great lost album from James Brown – and totally funky! The record's got a super-hip cover that shows James standing in a blue room with three fine foxy ladies, and the words "I Can't Stand Myself When You Touch Me" are emblazoned across the top – and the whole thing's as ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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James BrownI Got The Feelin' ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
Funky funky funky! A nice one on King that shows the direction James Brown would take in the 70s – a bit harder and more funky than before, with even more of a focus on the instrumental talents of the ensemble! The band here is super-sharp – playing with that tightly focused, highly ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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✨✧ James BrownI Got You (I Feel Good) ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Quite possibly THE James Brown album of the mid 60s – a solid set of hard-grooving tracks, based around the monster title hit "I Got You (I Feel Good)"! The tune's one of those numbers that has been used a gajillion times over the years in commercials and promos – but which ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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✨✧ James BrownIt's a Man's Man's Man's World ... LP
King/Universal, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
James Brown, proud and loud – a smoking 60s album that provides a great link between his earlier styles and his freer roots – with a brilliant blend of funk, soul, and a touch of raw R&B! Given the power of The Godfather at this point, there's no denying that even the older cuts ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ James BrownIt's A Mother ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A definite mother from James Brown – the kind of all-funky album that few of his contemporaries could ever hope to match! If you've ever doubted the sheer raw power of James at the end of the 60s, the first few notes of this one will definitely make you a convert – and the stretched-out ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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✨✧ James BrownIt's A New Day – Let A Man Come In ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Further genius from James Brown at the start of the 70s – a record that's starting to show some of the more open-ended grooves he'd explore with the JBs on their own albums – longer, stretched-out tracks that are way more than simple funk and soul! There's a sense of freewheeling ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Rare Groove Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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✨✧ James BrownLive At The Apollo Volume II – Deluxe Edition ... CD
Polydor/Universal, 1968. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
James Brown's great second album recorded live at the Apollo Theater in Harlem – a set we like even better than the first famous volume – because it's much more stretched-out, harder-hitting, and full of fire! You'd be hard pressed to find a better example of Brown's showmanship on ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ James BrownPapa's Got A Brand New Bag ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Here's where things really started getting interesting for James Brown! The album was issued right around the same time as James' single "Out Of Sight" on Smash – and like that track, "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag" was one of the first to use that "instruments on the ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)
Also available Papa's Got A Brand New Bag ... LP 39.99

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James BrownPlease Please Please ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99
An incredible early album from James Brown – featuring 16 raw R&B tracks culled from his early years at King – and virtually the blueprint for so many other great things to follow! "Please Please Please" was James' first big hit – and as you probably already know, ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)
Also available Please Please Please ... CD 5.99

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James BrownPopcorn ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
A tremendous turning point in the career of James Brown – and an album that points the way strongly to the even deeper funk of the 70s! The album's a hard-wailing batch of instrumental tracks played by the legendary James Brown Band of the late 60s – the pre-JBs ensemble that's gone ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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James BrownPure Dynamite! (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1964. Used Gatefold ... $11.99
Raw live energy from the great James Brown – and a record that comes hot on the heels of Live At The Apollo! Like that one, this set was supposedly "recorded on the spot" – and it's even harder, faster, and noisier than that classic – with a loud-bursting sound that ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Pure Dynamite! ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ James BrownSay It Loud – I'm Black & I'm Proud ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A bomb! The title of this one says it all – a burning anthem of pride and power, issued in 1969, at the end of one of the most troubling decades in America. James answers all the Uncle Tom cries from his critics – and comes up with "Say It Loud", an instant chant that was ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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James BrownSuper Bad ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $13.99
Super Bad is right! This is hard-hitting funky James – from the badass cover right down to the extended tracks on the record, which point the way towards the hard live jamming of the classic Payback years! Everything wonderful is in place on the set – from the band's grooves at the ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Rare Groove Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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Randy BrownWelcome To My Room ... CD
Casablanca/Universal, 1978. Used ... $16.99
A mellow soul masterpiece from Randy Brown – a crucially-overlooked talent from the late 70s, working here with a totally put-together vibe! The album's got the mature, mellow feel of some of the best work by better-known 70s contemporaries – like Leroy Hutson or Lamont Dozier – ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ray BryantLonesome Traveler ... CD
Cadet/Universal (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An excellent example of the massive groove that Ray Bryant set up during his 60s years at Cadet – a simple soul jazz trio style, but augmented with dual horn backing – which makes for a tightly stepping sound that's all-soulful, all the way! Bryant's left hand is nice and hard on the ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Ray Bryant TrioGotta Travel On ... CD
Argo/Universal (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A stone groover from the great Ray Bryant – one of his brilliant albums for Cadet from the 60s! Ray's soul jazz trio (with Freddie Waits on drums) is augmented by the 2-horn trumpet section he used on some of his other Cadet recordings from the time – trumpet from Snookie Young and ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Roy BuchananLoading Zone (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic/Universal (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of those 70s rock albums that seems to turn up in a fair bit of collections of hip soul and jazz – a bit like the work of Harvey Mandel, and with a similar blend of blues rock currents with farther-reaching ideals! Roy Buchanan is spectacular on the guitar here – the kind of player ... (Rock) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)
Also available Loading Zone ... LP 2.99

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Roy BuchananProphet – The Unreleased First Polydor Album (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy 2CD Gatefold ... $24.99
A fantastic early solo project from guitarist Roy Buchanan – recorded for Polydor at the start of the 70s, but never issued at the time! We're not sure why the label slept on the set, as it's a searing little killer right from the start – done in a gritty mode that's far hipper than ... (Rock) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Roy BuchananStreet Called Straight (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $19.99
A bluesy classic from Roy Buchanan – and a record that states his mighty guitar powers right from the very first note! In fact, although Roy sings on the record, it's the guitar that's probably the main attraction here – and the instrument often comes off first on most tunes, setting a ... (Rock) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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✨✧ Roy BuchananYou're Not Alone (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic/Universal (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The title might be a tipoff here – as Roy Buchanan really soars into space on an album that finds an even more majestic setting for his mighty powers on guitar – especially given that a fair bit of the album's instrumental! Roy works with a core quartet that includes Ray Gomez on ... (Rock) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Vernon BurchGet Up ... CD
Chocolate City/Universal (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
Bouncy, bubbly soul from Vernon Burch – one of his stone dancefloor classics from the 70s, served up with a groove that never quits! Burch is one of the few who can make a clubby set sparkle with the more personal qualities of a mellower soul album – and this excellent set is a great ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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Bobby ByrdBobby Byrd Got Soul – The Best Of Bobby Byrd ... CD
Polygram/Universal (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Essential material by this funky soul legend – even if you've got his one and only album! This is an excellent compilation of the very hard to find work of this James Brown partner and singer, with a track list of 22 cuts that includes lots of cool rare funky 45 tracks, and a number of ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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✨✧ CameoAlligator Woman ... CD
Chocolate City/Universal (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The cover's a bit creepy, but the album's still plenty great – old school Cameo still strongly in a funk-based mode, before some of the stiffer grooves of their later years! Bass is the ruler of the set – and most tracks here vamp around in a very heavy P-Funk style of groove – ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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CameoDefinitive Collection ... CD
Universal, 1980s. Used ... $4.99
(Soul) CD

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CameoFeel Me ... CD
Chocolate City/Universal (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99
A great 80s groove from Cameo – but one that's still done in the group's best early funk ensemble mode! There's maybe a bit more emphasis on the basslines and keyboards than before, but the sound of the music is still wonderfully full and spontaneous – very much in keeping with the ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)
Also available Feel Me ... LP 4.99

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✨✧ CameoKnights Of The Sound Table ... CD
Chocolate City/Universal (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Massively funky work from Cameo – a set that's right in the middle of their classic early run – and still quite strong on the bass-heavy grooves the group helped inspire in countless legions of imitators! The tightness of the set is incredible – moving at a pace that's simply ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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✨✧ CameoUgly Ego ... CD
Chocolate City/Universal (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of our favorite albums ever from Cameo – the group's third release! The album's got a great approach that hints at more sophisticated soul styles, but which is still firmly in charge of the bass-driven grooves that made their early albums so great – a compressed approach to the ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)
Also available Ugly Ego ... LP 9.99

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✨✧ CassianoCuban Soul – 18 Kilates (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor/Polysom (Brazil), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic work from one of Brazil's greatest soul singers of the 70s – an album of rich feeling that's a wonderful bridge between American soul music and some of the sophisticated song stylings of the MPB generation! Cassiano's somewhere in the territory of contemporary Tim Maia – but is ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Al Cohn & Zoot SimsAl & Zoot ... CD
Coral/Universal (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $13.99
Tremendous horn interplay from the team of Al Cohn and Zoot Sims – and a record that may well be one of the best illustrations of their famous magic together in the 50s! The record's got a way of focusing energy, yet letting each player state themselves clearly and cleanly – almost a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Al Cohn & Zoot SimsYou N Me ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the best albums that Al Cohn and Zoot Sims ever cut together – and that's saying a lot, given the strength of their collaborations during the 50s and 60s! The set's got a nice small group feeling, and is a bit more open and relaxed than some of their RCA material – still in the ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available You N Me ... LP 14.99

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Con Funk Shun7 ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $13.99
Not the group's 7th album, but a bold statement of the unity they feel as a 7 piece ensemble – perfectly lived up to in the record's well-crafted grooves! The album's one of Con Funk Shun's best overall – really solid, but never too slick, very tight in the bass department, but still ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)
Also available 7 ... LP 5.99

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✨✧ Con Funk ShunSpirit Of Love ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A stellar bit of boogie from Con Funk Shun – produced to perfection by Skip Scarborough, and done in a style that has lots of jazzy elements! The album was recorded well into the group's time on the Mercury label, but it's a real standout from the rest – thanks to an extremely well-writ ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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Control MacheteArtilleria Pesada Presenta ... CD
Universal, 1999. Used ... $9.99
(Hip Hop) CD
(Out of print.)

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Eddie CostaHouse Of Blue Lights ... CD
Dot/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $16.99
An overlooked album from pianist Eddie Costa – recorded in the late 50s for Dot Records! The set's a bit different than some of Costa's other material from the time – in that has Eddie playing with a much heavier touch on the left hand – inflecting the keys in a bluesier mode, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Sonny CrissGo Man! ... CD
Imperial/Universal (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $16.99
A great little album that's as hip as its cover image – one of 3 seminal mid 50s recordings for Imperial by LA altoist Sonny Criss! At this point in his career, Criss had a sharp-edged sound that could easily rival the best work by Sonny Stitt or Charlie Parker on the alto sax – but he ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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✨✧ Sheryl CrowLive At Budokan (Japanese pressing) ... CD
A&M/Universal (Japan), 2003. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Rock) CD
(Out of print Japanese exclusive release.)

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CrusadersHollywood (with bonus tracks) ... CD
MoWest/Universal (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $13.99
A great record from The Crusaders – and an album that's really the start of the group's strong run of smooth funky jazz for the 70s – a very vibrant little set, even though the black and white cover makes the whole thing look a bit understated! The album's got the group dropping the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the Motown Did It First Series!)

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✨✧ CrusadersStanding Tall ... CD
MCA/Universal (Japan), 1981. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The Crusaders standing tall at the start of the 80s – getting great grooves from the lean trio of Wilton Felder on saxes and bass, Joe Sample on keyboards, and Stix Hooper on drums! The mighty Barry Finnerty handles most of the guitar solos here – although David T Walker also plays a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print SHM-CD pressing, includes obi.)

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Celia CruzDios Disfrute A La Reina ... CD
Universal, 2004. Used ... $7.99
(Latin) CD
(Out of print, barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Johnny DarrellCalifornia Stop-Over (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
United Artists/Universal (Japan), 1970. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
A beautiful turn in style for Johnny Darrell – a singer who maybe hit kind of a pop/country mode in the 60s – but who here comes across with a nicely deep vibe! The cover image has kind of a lonely feel, and that spirit is definitely in he music too – as Darrell matures into a ... (Rock) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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✨✧ David BannerLike A Pimp (radio, club, inst)/Might Getcha (radio, club, inst) ... 12-inch
Universal, 2003. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Easily the best of the early Banner singles, with two great examples of prime southern rap. "Like A Pimp" uses the classic Drag Rap sample and features Lil Flip. "Might Getcha" is one of the hardest crunk tracks ever produced by Lil Jon – sparse, ominous, and absolutely ... (Hip Hop) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve.)

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Miles DavisAscenseur Pour L'Echafaud (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Fontana/Universal, 1958. New Copy 2CD ... $27.99 29.98
One of our favorite-ever Miles Davis albums – and a groundbreaking soundtrack that forever changed the way that jazz music was used in film! According to legend, the sounds here were recorded by Miles on a hot Paris night – late in the studio, after a live performance – in a very ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Miles DavisAscenseur Pour L'Echafaud (3 x 10 inch LP deluxe edition) ... LP
Fontana/Universal, 1958. New Copy 3 x 10 inch LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of our favorite-ever Miles Davis albums – and a groundbreaking soundtrack that forever changed the way that jazz music was used in film! According to legend, the sounds here were recorded by Miles on a hot Paris night – late in the studio, after a live performance – in a very ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD 27.99

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✨✧ Paco De Lucia5 Original Albums (El Duende/Fuente Y Caudal/En Vivo/Almoraima/Plays De Falla) (5CD set) ... CD
Universal (Germany), Mid 70s. New Copy 5CD ... Out Of Stock
Five fantastic albums from the legendary Spanish guitarist – all packaged with original album sleeves too! First up is El Duende Flamenco – a richly personal vision of music – played by Paco with incredible deftness on the guitar, yet with a way that's never trying to show off, ... (Global Grooves) read more CD

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Francois De RoubaixL'Homme Orchestre – Repetition/Piti Piti Pas (Japanese Record Day release) ... 7-inch
Universal (Japan), 1970. New Copy (pic cover)... $24.99
Fantastic work from this very cool soundtrack – two upbeat, groovy tunes that are both centerpieces of the famous score by Francois De Roubaix! "Repetition" is already great – and "Piti Piti Pas" is even cooler, with lots of weird touches and rhythms! (Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited release for Japan's Record Day 2018!)

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✨✧ Blossom DearieThat's Just The Way I Want To Be ... LP
Fontana/Universal (Japan), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An amazing record – one that we'd never part with! The session is one of Blossom Dearie's greatest records ever – a sublime set of tunes recorded in London, at the end of the 60s, with larger arrangements than usual, and a feel that's almost psychedelic. Backings were arranged and ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Free Soul anniversary series from Japan!)

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✨✧ DeBargeRhythm Of The Night ... CD
Gordy/Universal (Japan), 1985. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A stone classic from that great early 80s run by DeBarge – that time when they were really reinventing the group soul sound for a new generation, finding a way to bring back older sweet soul modes, but with a very different twist! The record's as strong as its predecessors, although slightly ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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✨✧ Dexys Midnight RunnersLive At The BBC (colored vinyl pressing) (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Universal (Italy), 1982. New Copy 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Vintage-era work from Dexys – performing here on a live set recorded in Newcastle by the BBC, with a few bonus tracks from a studio BBC session too! The set's got the surprising inclusion of the classic Philly soul tune "TSOP" – and other titles include "Celtic Soul ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition colored vinyl pressing – with download!)

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Bo DiddleyBest Of Bo Diddley – 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection ... CD
Universal/MCA, 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $1.99
(Blues) CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ DJ KhaledWe The Best Forever ... CD
Universal/Cash Money, 2011. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Hip Hop) CD

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DMXX Gon' Give It To Ya (LP, inst)/Party Up (Up Here) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... 12-inch
Def Jam/Universal (Italy), 2002. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... $22.99
The classic single! "X Gon' Give It To Ya" kicks of loudly but loose, a horns and a growly intro from DMX before falling into that steady beat and DMX balancing wild energy and on beat control. We paired with the equally huge "Party Up" (Up Here)" on the flip. (Hip Hop) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(15th Anniversary pressing!)

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✨✧ Klaus Doldinger5 Original Albums (Jazz Made In Germany/Live At Blue Note Berlin/In Sudamerika/Doldinger Goes On/So Much Doldinger) (5CD set) ... CD
Philips/Universal (Germany), Mid 60s. New Copy 5CD ... Out Of Stock
Some of the most soulful jazz recorded in Europe during the 1960s – four full albums by legendary German saxophonist Klaus Doldinger, plus a bonus compilation that's filled with rare singles too! Doldinger's probably best remembered for the more dynamic fusion he cut with the Passport group ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Kenny Dorham & Jackie McLeanInta Somethin' ... CD
Pacific Jazz/Universal (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... $16.99
A fantastic lost set – some of the most interesting early 60s work by both of the players! The group's co-led by Kenny Dorham and Jackie McLean – with rhythm backing by Walter Bishop Jr on piano, Leroy Vinnegar on bass, and Art Taylor on drums – a trans-continental trio of ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Inta Somethin' (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 29.99

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Will DowningWill Downing ... CD
Universal, 1988. Used ... $3.99
The debut of greatness from Will Downing – an album that really sparkled in the late 80s musical galaxy, and which strongly updated an older style of richer soul from the 70s! Will's working here with equal parts influence from jazz and soul – inflected by work from talents that ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dr HookBankrupt (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Dr Hook were always one of the weirder groups in mainstream rock during the 70s – a group who were maybe founded in roots rock modes, but who often had a funky current in their rhythms – and this very weird blend of catchy tunes and the offbeat lead vocals of Ray Sawyer! The sound's a ... (Rock) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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✨✧ DramaticsDramatic Jackpot ... CD
ABC/Universal (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the Dramatics' best albums, and a real masterpiece of 70's group soul! The style here is a bit different than the group's previous records for Stax – maybe a bit tighter, with sweet arrangements – but these fantastic vocals that cut through everything and grab you to your core ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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Len DresslarLen Dresslar ... LP
Universal, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
An unusual album of vocal material from Len Dresslar – the Chicago singer who's best known for the "Chicago Cubs Song"! This set was most likely produced to circulate Len's voice around town – the label has a "demo/not for sale" notice – and the vibe is jazzy, ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes in a plain white sleeve – we're not sure there was ever cover art for this one.)

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✨✧ Yvonne EllimanNight Flight ... CD
RSO/Universal (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A record that gave Yvonne Elliman one of her biggest solo hits – the huge disco crossover cut "If I Can't Have You" – but a set that also features a nicely wide-ranging mix of material too! The album's got a much more balanced vibe than you'd expect from the single – ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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✨✧ Eric B & RakimDon't Sweat The Technique (2LP version) ... LP
MCA/Universal, 1992. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The fourth and final Eric B & Rakim LP from their classic mid 80s to early 90s run – with some of Rakim's finest rhymes and most devasting delivery to date, and some of Eric B's best production, too! The title track, if course, is a monster – with Rakim's precise rhymes, the furious ... (Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2LP pressing for better sound!)

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✨✧ Eric B & RakimFollow The Leader (2LP version) ... LP
MCA/Universal, 1990. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Out Of Stock
No sophomore slump for the second Eric B & Rakim album – benchmark hip hop of the first order and up there with the best of all time! Following up Paid In Pull was no easy task, and the appropriately titled Follow The Leader makes it look easy, completing one of the great one-two punches ... (Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2LP pressing for better sound!)
Also available Follow The Leader ... LP 59.99

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✨✧ Eric B & RakimLet The Rhythm Hit Em (2LP version) ... LP
MCA/Universal, 1990. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
The third album from Eric B & Rakim – absolute classic MC/DJ duo hip hop and maybe their most solid from beginning end, as impossible as that should've been after high bars they set with Paid In Full & Follow The Leader! By this point, Rakim was firmly established as one of hip hop's ... (Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2LP pressing for better sound!)

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Bill Evans5 Original Albums (Explorations/Waltz For Debby/Moonbeams/Interplay/At Shelly's Manne Hole) (5CD set) ... CD
Riverside/Universal (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy 5CD ... $25.99
A great package – 5 wonderful albums from Bill Evans, all in tiny LP-styled sleeves! Explorations features the Bill Evans trio with Scott LaFaro on bass and Paul Motian on drums – a near-perfect lineup that forever raise the bar for jazz piano expression! The title here is certainly ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Georgie FameSurvival – A Career Anthology 1963 to 2015 (6CD set) ... CD
Universal (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s/2010s. New Copy 6 CDs ... Out Of Stock
An incredible package of work by the legendary Georgie Fame – the first to ever fully document his talents, and also present a lot of rare work from every different stage in his career! Yes, there's already been a box on the market that documents Fame's early work – but that material ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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Marcio FaracoCiranda ... CD
EmArcy/Universal (France), 2000. Used ... $11.99
(Brazil) CD
(Out of print.)

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Art FarmerPerception ... CD
Argo/Universal (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... $13.99
An amazingly beautiful set of tracks from Art Farmer – playing here with superb accompaniment from a young Harold Mabern on piano, in a laidback quartet format that really lets Art open up! Art's playing is fresh and creative throughout – never too over the top, and always blown with ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Perception ... LP 4.99

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✨✧ Art FarmerSummer Knows ... CD
East Wind/Universal (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Gently graceful work from Art Farmer – and a wonderful example of the way he was expanding his talents in the 70s! The set's got a slow burning sensuality that seems to bring even more soul out of Farmer's work on flugelhorn than before – especially on the mellower cuts, which seem ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the East Wind Masters Collection 1000!)
 
 



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