A great collection of work from the legendary Chaino – music from two albums, plus bonus tracks too! First up is work from Africana – one of the greatest albums by this enigmatic percussionist – a west coast player who made some killer records during the exotica years of the late ... (Global Grooves, Now Sound)read moreCD
A fantastic set of exotica from the legendary percussionist Chaino – a set that was originally billed as a record to set free the passions of reluctant lovers in the postwar years – but which has a much deeper vibe than that! The percussion is great throughout – lots of congas ... (Global Grooves, Now Sound)read moreCD
A fantastic set of exotica from the legendary percussionist Chaino – a set that was originally billed as a record to set free the passions of reluctant lovers in the postwar years – but which has a much deeper vibe than that! The percussion is great throughout – lots of congas ... (Global Grooves, Now Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A seminal album from Johnny Harris – the David Axelrod of the UK! Like David, Johnny worked heavily at the end of the 60s and early 70s – blending funk and jazz influences with older styles of soundtrack and instrumental work, coming up with a sublime style that was never duplicated, ... (Sound Library, Now Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
John Sangster —
Trip ... LP Festival/Blank (Australia), 1967. New Copy (reissue)...
A sweet trip into groovy jazz from the great John Sangster – a man who plays some excellent vibes on this rare Australian album – plus a fair bit of other percussion instrumentation as well! The album also features soundtrack genius Sven Libaek – who not only handled arrangements ... (Jazz, Now Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
John Sangster —
Joker Is Wild ... LP Festival/Blank (Australia), 1968. New Copy (reissue)...
The Joker is wild, and so is percussionist John Sangster – one of the coolest talents on the Australian jazz scene at the end of the 60s! Sangster plays a lot of vibes here – but also adds in about a dozen other percussion instruments – in a jazzy groove that's a bit like the Cal ... (Jazz, Now Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A groovy groovy collection of work by Arthur Lyman – the onetime member of Martin Denny's combo who broke out on his own! Lyman's a percussionist by trade – playing vibes, marimba, congas, bongos, and a heck of a lot of other instruments on these recordings – often with the same ... read moreCD
(Out of print.)
Harvey Averne Dozen —
Viva Soul ... CD Atlantic/East West (Japan), 1968. Used ...
Just Sold Out!
A wicked album of Latin Soul tunes – recorded by Harvey Averne, one of the heaviest hitting producers of the New York scene of the late 60s! The album's one of the few that Harvey issued under his own name, and it features him on piano and vibes, working with arrangements by Marty Sheller, ... (Latin, Now Sound)read moreCD
The second album in Denny's legendary Exotica trilogy – a set of records that provided the extreme definition of the small sub-genre that today has become the stuff of legend! Denny's still working here in his classic format – a small group with heavy piano lines, playful percussion, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo rainbow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam, some sticker remnants, clear tape on the spine, and a touch of marker. Vinyl has a few short clicks on side 1.)
A fantastic late album from Burt Bacharach – a collaboration with singer/songwriter Daniel Tashian, who adds some great front-end sounds to Burt's instrumentation! The balance here is great – very much that classic Bacharach sense of timing and space, but set to lyrics that are more ... read moreCD
A really unique collaboration between fluteman Herbie Mann and soul singer Tamiko Jones – a vocalist who's always a really special talent, and who has an equally great ear for jazz as well! That style works perfectly here – as the vibe is somewhere between Herbie's Latin and Brazilian-s ... (Jazz, Now Sound)read moreCD
One of Frank Sinatra's earliest experiments with instrumental music – a set of tunes composed by Alec Wilder – including some handled by Wilder himself, with a group that includes Mitch Miller on oboe and Julius Baker on flute – in a cool modern chamber jazz mode! (Vocalists, Now Sound)CD
Four classic albums from The Routers – one of those unusual 60s groups who never really existed as a real band – but whose name was used to sell some very groovy records at the time! The Routers came from the same production talents who handled The Markettes – who also made some ... (Rock, Now Sound)read moreCD