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✨✧ PretendersJust Be Yourself (ext mix, Kon rmx) ... 12-inch
Family Groove, Early 80s. New Copy ... $10.99
A soaring modern soul tune from The Pretenders – not the famous Ohio Rock group, but an obscure soul act who do a wonderful job of harmonizing along with the groove! "Just Be Yourself" is an uptempo message cut that's totally great – in the more righteous side of the disco spectrum, with a heavenly vibe that's really wonderful! The single features both a version of the tune that's nicely extended past the original 7" release – and a remix by Kon that adds in these soaring strings, for even more of a classic club vibe! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ VariousKon & Amir – Off Track Vol 1 – The Bronx ... LP
BBE (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 3LP ... $24.99 27.98
One of the hippest compilations we've heard in years – a treasure trove of rare grooves from legendary crate diggers Kon and Amir! The pair have been known for years from the massive beats in their On Track mixes, and from subsequent reissue singles – but this set has them moving firmly off track, for an even more obscure blend of tracks – all of which show us an even hipper side of the pair's tastes! Amir's selections here are especially great – a wealth of great jazz, Latin, and world-styled grooves – nearly all of which have never been reissued before. Kon's tracks are often a bit more clubby – and together with Amir's, they make for a wonderfully rounded compilation – one that cares little about its own premise or posturing, but works hard to put a wealth of under-discovered grooves on the market. Titles include "Esto Me Gusto" by Juan Demonio, "Tune For LN" by Larry Nozero, "Nestero Ti Patte" by Marius Cultier, "Holding On (Kon's edit)" by Darryl Douglas, "Destroy The Nihilist Picnic" by The London Experimental Jazz Quartet, "Soar" by Claudio Mederios, "Opiniao" by Zelia Barbosa, "Darling I Love You (Kon's edit)" by Jorge Santana, "When I Comes To Loving Me (Kon's edit)" by Executive Suite, "Steel City Disco (Kon's edit)" by Steel City Orchestra, "Country" by Adolphe Parillon, "Douga" by Quintette Guineenne, and "81" by Imp Express. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Willie BoboAlways There (12 inch version, Kon's Kick The Bobo Remix) ... 12-inch
Columbia/Nature Sounds, 1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Ronnie Laws may have had the first hit version of "Always There", but Willie Bobo's is a great one too – with a slightly Latin tinge that takes the cut to a whole new level, adding in some extra percussion to make its jazz funk grooves stand up on end! Great pressing – with one side that replicates the original 12" promo mix – and another new funky mix by Kon! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ George DukeI Want You For Myself (original 12 inch mix, Kon's extended remix) ... 12-inch
Kontemporary, Late 70s. New Copy (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
A fantastic clubby cut from George Duke – a brightly grooving blend of jazz, funk, and soul – very much in the best styles of the time from Patrice Rushen or Webster Lewis! Of course, George virtually invented the mode a few years before both of them – but he's very much at the crisp modern crackle here – working with great lead vocals from soul singer Lynn Davis – who soars along nicely before the instrumental passages come in. Kon spaces things out nicely on his mix – creating these breaks between the different modes of the tunes, and really expanding on some of the instrumental niceness! 12-inch, Vinyl record
 
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✨✧ AntibalasAntibalas (with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2012. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
Amazing sounds from one of the best funky combos anywhere – ever! Antibalas have certainly risen to fame in the years since we first heard their Afro-styled grooves – working famously in the Fela musical, and reaching generations of ears with their own brilliant records. Yet throughout it all, they've always stayed true to their sound – and, if anything, are even sharper, tighter, and funkier than before – all extremely adept not only at playing their instruments, but at hitting the right sort of sound to cut through all the BS that was holding back funky Afro grooves for years! Part of that sound comes from superb Daptone production by Gabriel Roth – who really knows how to keep things lean and mean and full of energy. But the core credit really goes to the group – who never cease to amaze us here – and continually come up with fresh sounds on their keyboards and horns – and inventive rhythms to match! Titles include "Dirty Money", "The Rat Catcher", "Ari Degbe", "Ibeji", "Sare Kon Kon", and "Him Belly No Go Sweet". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes code for full album download.)

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Hideo ShirakiHideo Shiraki Recital At Sankei Hall, Tokyo ... LP
King (Japan), 1959. Near Mint- ... $48.99
Hardly the staid affair you might guess from the "recital" in the title – and an all-out drum frenzy event from the legendary Hideo Shiraki! This late 50s live session has Shiraki working in a mode that's even more open and bombastic than his studio albums from the time – drums really right up front in the mix, at a level that almost has them dominating when they're playing rhythm behind the horns! Many numbers have Hideo crackling strongly on the lead-in bits – setting the sort of fire that made him almost the Japanese Art Blakey at the time – with a similar sense of inspiration to the horn players who follow up on the solos. Titles include "Yukia Kon Kon", "Skin Deep", "My Funny Valentine", and "Strike Up The Band". LP, Vinyl record album
(1979 pressing, with a white border around the cover image. Cover has some very light aging in a few spots.)

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Vainica DobleVainica Doble ... LP
Opalo/Vinilisssimo (Spain), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... About August 10, 2018
Mindblowing work from Vainica Doble – a Spanish group with a really unusual feel! The combo features dreamy vocals from singers Gloria Van Aerssen & Carmen Santonja – folded together in a style that's unlike any other female harmony work we can think of – hardly the sweet styles of Brasil 66, and instead a more sinister mode that has the voices kind of shifting back and forth against each other, working like twin sirens to draw the listener into the album! Instrumentation is equally compelling – a mix of psyche and folk modes, but with some fuller elements as well – making the fuzz sound a lot more special than usual, and creating an ambitious sound that reminds us of some of our favorite South American rock from the time. Titles include the funky "Quien Le Pone El Cascabel Al Gato" – plus "El Duende", "Dime Felix", "Caramelo De Limon", "Fulgencio Pimentel", "La Cotorra", "La Ballena Azul", and "Guru Zakun Kin Kon". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Beat Konducta (Madlib)Beat Konducta Vol 1 – Movie Scenes ... LP
Stones Throw, 2005. New Copy ... $16.99 17.99
A platter of Madlib beats – the first in a series of instrumental hip hop from 'Lib's Beat Konducta (formerly Beat Conductor) moniker! Madlib's production work has always had a filmic groove, and this set collects and assembles the most cinematic of said beats into an (unsurprisingly) incredible 2-sided piece. The soundscapes really kind of run the gamut of his hip hop styles – always soulful, and always funky, whether he's rocking a stone funk or an electro-modeled groove. Honestly, how much longer is it going to take for the mainstream to finally catch up with this genius!?! Tracks include "The Comeback (Madlib)", "The Payback (Gotta)", "Face The Sun (Africa)", "Stax (Strings)", "Left On Silverlake (Ride)", "Offbeat (Grooves)","Pyramids (Change)", "Eternal Broadcaster (Authentic)" and more! LP, Vinyl record album

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BeethovenSymphony No 9 – Furtwangler/Stockholm Konsertforenings Orkester ... CD
Music & Arts, 1943. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Harry Bloom/Todd Matshikiza/Pat WilliamsKing Kong – All African Jazz Opera ... LP
Decca (UK), Mid 50s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Despite the colonialist overtones of the project – sort of the African equivalent to Porgy & Bess, at least in terms of authenticity – this groundbreaking musical was actually a crucial moment in the development of South African jazz. It's unfortunate that the package doesn't list the players in the ensemble – but we're certain that we hear Kippie Moketsi on sax, and most of the musical backings have a feel that reminds us a lot of early work by The Blue Notes, or Hugh Masekela. Features the instrumental groover "Kwela Kong", plus "In The Queue", "Death Song", "Damn Him", "Sad Times, Bad Times", and "The Earth Turns Over". LP, Vinyl record album

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Ornette ColemanTivoli Koncertsalen Copenhagen 1965 ... CD
Hi Hat, 1965. New Copy ... $16.99
A mindblowing performance from legendary reedman Ornette Coleman – captured here completely on fire, and working with his groundbreaking trio that featured David Izenzon on bass and Charles Moffett on drums! This material was recorded by Danish Radio a few days before the performances that ended up on Ornette's Live At The Golden Circle albums on Blue Note – and like those sessions, the vibe is completely different than the Coleman sound of the Atlantic Records dates a few short years before – very open and free, at a level that made this tour a huge influence on the sound of European improvised jazz for a long time to come! Ornette plays a bit of trumpet and violin, in addition to his alto sax – but it's that instrument that we love the most, and which maintains this strongly soulful vibe – on titles that include "Falling Star", "Clergyman's Dream", "Lonely Woman", and "Sadness". CD

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FranckSymphony In D Minor – Kirill Kondrashin/Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra ... LP
Philips (Netherlands), 1982. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout notch.)

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Jurg Frey24 Worter – Regula Konrad, Andrew Nathaniel Mcintosh & Dante Boon ... CD
Edition Wandelweiser (Germany), 2015. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Gogol BordelloMulti Kontra Culti ... CD
Rubric, 2002. Used ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print. Barcode has some marker.)

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Grateful DeadReckoning ... CD
Arista, 1981. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Jorma Kaukonen With Tom HobsonQuah ... LP
Grunt, 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $5.99
The mid 70s solo record by Jorma Kaukonen – the legendary guitarist for Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna – and a really great, sort of back to basics acoustic set! In direct contrast to some of the more bombastic rock coming out of the Jefferson Airplane camp in the early 70s, those one has a rootsier psych folk vibe. Holds up well decades later, too – with titles that include "Genesis", "I'll Be All Right", "Song For The North Star", "Anotehr Man Done Gone" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has faded initials in marker.)

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✨✧ Rex KonaWild Orchids – Exotic Sounds Of Rex Kona & His Mandarins ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $4.99
Wonderful stuff – way more than just an easy instrumental album, and a great batch of exotic tunes with lots of jazzy touches! There's enough of the Martin Denny and Arthur Lyman influence here – but Rex and group take the sound a lot further, by playing like a true small combo, and swinging the tunes with a heck of a lot more jazz than you'd expect. Grooves are nice, and get quite Latiny at times – and the feel of the record almost reminds us of some of Bobby Montez work for Pacific Jazz in the late 50s. Titles include "Ginza Girl", "Sushi", "Patricia", "Wild Orchids", "Bird Train", "Bushi Bushi", and "Will He Like Me". LP, Vinyl record album

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Kondi BandSalone ... LP
Strut (UK), 2017. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 23.99
Very cool sounds from a wonderful pairing of sources – the ancient African thumb piano and contemporary funky production – at a level that's almost a 21st Century update of the American 70s kalimba experiments by Phil Cohran and Earth Wind & Fire! There's moments here that definitely seem to evoke the latter's mix of kalimba and clubby grooves – but in a much more stripped-down way that puts the instrument strongly upfront, to carry most of the tune – while very tasteful beats and basslines set up a groove! The mode might sound hokey – and in the wrong hands it could be – but the approach is wonderful here, and very much in the best legacy of the older Afro Funk reissues we've loved from the Strut label. Titles include "Yeanoh", "Thank You Mama", "Belle Wahalla", "Titi Dem Too Service", "Don Don Mi Money", "Kondi Instrumental", "You Wan Married", "Thogolobea (LV rmx)", "Y'Alimamy (Chief Boima rmx)", and "Without Money No Family (Chief Boima rmx)". LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee KonitzDovetail ... LP
Sunnyside, 1983. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A trio date – with Lee Konitz on soprano and tenor, in addition to his usual alto – alongside Harold Danko on piano and Jay Leonhart on bass. LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee KonitzInside Hi-Fi ... CD
Atlantic, 1957. Used ... $5.99
A gem by Lee Konitz – one of his near-perfect 50s sessions for Atlantic! Lee's tone here is crisp, clear, and hauntingly fresh – modern, yet never academically so – and played with a dexterity that's incredible, but never too in love with itself to go too far. Key players on the session include guitarist Billy Bauer on side one, and bassist Peter Ind and pianist Sal Mosca on side two – both artists who fit Lee's vision perfectly, matching tone and color beautifully. Titles include great readings of "Star Eyes" and "Everything Happens To Me" – plus Konitz tunes "Kary's Trance" and "Cork N Bib" – and a reading of Peter Ind's "Nesuhi's Instant". CD
(Atlantic Masters pressing.)
Also available
Inside Hi-Fi ... LP 19.99
Inside Hi-Fi (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 29.99
Inside Hi-Fi (180 gram pressing) ... LP 36.99

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✨✧ Lee KonitzInside Hi-Fi ... CD
Atlantic, 1957. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A gem by Lee Konitz – one of his near-perfect 50s sessions for Atlantic! Lee's tone here is crisp, clear, and hauntingly fresh – modern, yet never academically so – and played with a dexterity that's incredible, but never too in love with itself to go too far. Key players on the session include guitarist Billy Bauer on side one, and bassist Peter Ind and pianist Sal Mosca on side two – both artists who fit Lee's vision perfectly, matching tone and color beautifully. Titles include great readings of "Star Eyes" and "Everything Happens To Me" – plus Konitz tunes "Kary's Trance" and "Cork N Bib" – and a reading of Peter Ind's "Nesuhi's Instant". CD
(Out of print, booklet appears to be signed by the artist.)
Also available
Inside Hi-Fi ... LP 19.99
Inside Hi-Fi (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 29.99
Inside Hi-Fi (180 gram pressing) ... LP 36.99
Inside Hi-Fi ... CD 5.99

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Lee KonitzInside Hi-Fi ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A gem by Lee Konitz – one of his near-perfect 50s sessions for Atlantic! Lee's tone here is crisp, clear, and hauntingly fresh – modern, yet never academically so – and played with a dexterity that's incredible, but never too in love with itself to go too far. Key players on the session include guitarist Billy Bauer on side one, and bassist Peter Ind and pianist Sal Mosca on side two – both artists who fit Lee's vision perfectly, matching tone and color beautifully. Titles include great readings of "Star Eyes" and "Everything Happens To Me" – plus Konitz tunes "Kary's Trance" and "Cork N Bib" – and a reading of Peter Ind's "Nesuhi's Instant". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing!)
Also available
Inside Hi-Fi (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 29.99
Inside Hi-Fi (180 gram pressing) ... LP 36.99
Inside Hi-Fi ... CD 5.99

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Lee KonitzInside Hi-Fi (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Atlantic/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1957. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99 44.99
A gem by Lee Konitz – one of his near-perfect 50s sessions for Atlantic! Lee's tone here is crisp, clear, and hauntingly fresh – modern, yet never academically so – and played with a dexterity that's incredible, but never too in love with itself to go too far. Key players on the session include guitarist Billy Bauer on side one, and bassist Peter Ind and pianist Sal Mosca on side two – both artists who fit Lee's vision perfectly, matching tone and color beautifully. Titles include great readings of "Star Eyes" and "Everything Happens To Me" – plus Konitz tunes "Kary's Trance" and "Cork N Bib" – and a reading of Peter Ind's "Nesuhi's Instant". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available
Inside Hi-Fi ... LP 19.99
Inside Hi-Fi (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 29.99
Inside Hi-Fi ... CD 5.99

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Lee KonitzInside Hi-Fi (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1957. Used ... $29.99
A gem by Lee Konitz – one of his near-perfect 50s sessions for Atlantic! Lee's tone here is crisp, clear, and hauntingly fresh – modern, yet never academically so – and played with a dexterity that's incredible, but never too in love with itself to go too far. Key players on the session include guitarist Billy Bauer on side one, and bassist Peter Ind and pianist Sal Mosca on side two – both artists who fit Lee's vision perfectly, matching tone and color beautifully. Titles include great readings of "Star Eyes" and "Everything Happens To Me" – plus Konitz tunes "Kary's Trance" and "Cork N Bib" – and a reading of Peter Ind's "Nesuhi's Instant". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)
Also available
Inside Hi-Fi ... LP 19.99
Inside Hi-Fi (180 gram pressing) ... LP 36.99
Inside Hi-Fi ... CD 5.99

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✨✧ Lee KonitzLee Konitz Duets ... LP
Milestone, 1967. Near Mint- ... $16.99
An interesting concept record, with Konitz approaching a variety of material, much of it written by his collaborators, in wide open duet settings. Players include Jim Hall, Joe Henderson, Elvin Jones and Richie Kamuca, and on each piece, both Konitz and his companion have loads of room to extrapolate on the base composition. Perhaps the highlight of the record is to be able to listen to Konitz wrap his warm tone around each piece, and then dance lightly around the melody. 8 numbers, including "Erb" with Jim Hall, "Checkerboard" with Dick Katz, and "You Don't Know What Love Is" with Joe Henderson. LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing – non-gatefold. Cover has clear tape on the spine.)

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Lee KonitzReal Lee Konitz ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1957. Used ... $4.99
The title definitely gets it right – as this is the real sound of Lee Konitz – the kind of extra-special approach to alto sax that made Lee one of the true modern giants of the 50s, with an approach that nobody had ever heard before! The album captures Konitz at the height of his powers – working in an amazing group with the great Billy Bauer on guitar, whose clean tones are as perfectly formed as Lee's raspier notes on alto – both of them a perfect model of human expression, but without overstating themselves – and held together by the beautiful bass of Peter Ind, who also recorded the record. Dick Scott provides some subtle drums, and trumpeter Don Ferrara steps in on a few cuts – but the real core of the album is the interplay between Bauer and Konitz – which is completely sublime. Konitz's incredible tone come through perfectly, with a purity that's often missing from other, later albums – and titles include "Pennies In Minor", "Midway", "Straightaway", "You Go To My Head", "My Melancholy" and "Foolin Myself". CD

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✨✧ Lee KonitzVery Cool ... LP
Verve, 1957. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A slightly different album than usual for Lee Konitz in the 50s – one that's got a bit harder edge, and which has Lee working in a group with a trumpet! The set's performed by a quintet that includes Konitz usual suspects Sal Mosca on piano and Peter Ind on bass, along with Shadow Wilson on drums and Don Ferrara on trumpet. Ferrara's presence in the group gives the tunes a bit more of a punch than usual for a Konitz album of the period, and Lee responds by getting a bit edgier on some of his solo work – never too modern, and still "cool" enough to be in keeping with the title – but with a more unsettled sound that we like a lot! Titles include "Sunflower", "Movin Around", "Kary's Trance", "Crazy She Calls me", and "Billie's Bounce". Great cover, too, with Lee looking out through a bunch of ice! LP, Vinyl record album
(Vintage Japanese pressing, on Columbia. Cover image has some oxidation, causing an overall whitness in darker parts. Vinyl is nice!)

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Lee KonitzYes, Yes Nonet ... LP
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1979. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Lee Konitz/Martial SolalDuplicity ... LP
Horo (Italy), 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Konkere BeatsYoruba – Songs & Rhythms For The Yoruba Gods In Nigeria ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 22.98
A beautiful set of contemporary yoruba recordings – performed by the Konkere Beats group in Nigeria, and with a different vibe than some of the more familiar yoruba material from the Caribbean! The sacred sounds are full of percussion and vocal chants – and have a vibe that's maybe even more spiritual overall than some of the other modes that have appeared over the course of the diaspora – in a way that, even though contemporary, might well make this package a rootsier effort than many others we've heard before. As usual, Soul Jazz provide a lot of history in the detailed notes – but those slightly obscure the origin of the group behind this great music – who should be lauded even just for their percussionists alone, who've got a great way of moving between the rhythmic and melodic elements of the music. Titles include "Homage To Esu", "Eshere", "Bata Drums Ensemble", "Homage To Obatala", "Eulogy To Amila", "Dundun Instrumental Ensemble", "Homage To Yemoja", and "Agbe Gbe Wadele". CD
Also available Yoruba – Songs & Rhythms For The Yoruba Gods In Nigeria ... LP 26.99

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Konkere BeatsYoruba – Songs & Rhythms For The Yoruba Gods In Nigeria ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.98
A beautiful set of contemporary yoruba recordings – performed by the Konkere Beats group in Nigeria, and with a different vibe than some of the more familiar yoruba material from the Caribbean! The sacred sounds are full of percussion and vocal chants – and have a vibe that's maybe even more spiritual overall than some of the other modes that have appeared over the course of the diaspora – in a way that, even though contemporary, might well make this package a rootsier effort than many others we've heard before. As usual, Soul Jazz provide a lot of history in the detailed notes – but those slightly obscure the origin of the group behind this great music – who should be lauded even just for their percussionists alone, who've got a great way of moving between the rhythmic and melodic elements of the music. Titles include "Homage To Esu", "Eshere", "Bata Drums Ensemble", "Homage To Obatala", "Eulogy To Amila", "Dundun Instrumental Ensemble", "Homage To Yemoja", and "Agbe Gbe Wadele". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Yoruba – Songs & Rhythms For The Yoruba Gods In Nigeria ... CD 18.99

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Konono No 1Lubuaku ... CD
Terp (Netherlands), 2003. Used ... $2.99
A brilliantly funky and raw live recording by the Congo's great Konono No 1 – taped in Vera, Holland on their first European tour in February of 2003, and released on Terp, the label owned by Terrie Ex of the Ex! The brittle, in-the-red likembe patterns fly by in high-velocity cycles, amped-up by the group's trademark distortion and relentlessly propelled by a three-piece rhythm section of congas, cow bells, and metal percussion – and all of it's topped by great call-and-response singing. Although the music is rooted in the ancient traditions of the Bazombe – a tribe indigenous to the area around the Angola-Conga border – the furious attack almost sounds like a cross between techno throb and punk energy. It's no surprise that the band's touring mates, the Ex, preferred to open for Konono – there's no way anyone could follow this mind-numbing stuff. Tracks include "Ditshe Tshiekutala", "Mokanda Mbuta", "Kulekule", "Ku Hollande", and "Ngudi Vakanda/Lufua-Luandonga". CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase.)

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Liszt/Schumann/Falla/GuionEncore – Byron Janis/Kyril Kondrashin/Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra ... CD
Mercury, 1961/1962. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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JC LodgeCome Again (12" voc, lp, bobby konders massive sos remix, dub two, inst) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1992. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a gold promo stamp.)

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Love Unlimited OrchestraTheme From King Kong/Blues Concerto ... 12-inch
20th Century, 1976. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A great one! "Theme From King Kong" is a killer cut – one of the last really funky numbers that Barry White cut in the 70s, with a bouncing rolling bassline that's just great, stepping and changing a lot before the rest of the groove comes in to take the single home! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a 20th Century sleeve.)

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Madlib & OthersMadlib's Medicine Show No 3 – Beat Konducta In Africa ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2010. New Copy ... $13.99 15.98
Raw crackling hip hop funk beatcraft at its deepest from mighty Madlib – working in his Beat Konducta style for this third entry in the epic Madlib's Medicine Show Series! Beat Konducta In Africa is a hazy hip hop instrumental set from 'Lib (lest you thought it might be a funky compilation of rare African material) with some additional mixing from J Rocc – based on rare African vinyl. The sound is pure Madlib/Beat Konducta heady hip hop funk – recognizable as being spun from and inspired by African material, and impeccably so, with that instantly identifiable, exploratory Madlib sonic stamp. He looks far beyond Afrobeat and funk sources, with some raw funk rock beats, psych, garage and more with some trippy vocal samples – and he's building up from blueprints records originally pressed all over Africa – Zambia, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Botswana and Ivory Coast. But too much mention of the source material risks making this sound like a compilation or a mix set, when it's Madlib all the way! Titles include "Motherland", "Raw Introduction To Afreaka", "Warrior's Theme", "Street Hustler", "Afritonic" (Pts 1 & 2), "Tradition", "Blackfire", "Obtaive", "Mtima", "African Bounce", "Freedom Play", "Natural Sound Waves", "Unika (Outro)" and many more. 43 tracks on the CD version, which includes 6 bonus tracks. CD

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MekonsNever Been In A Riot/32 Weeks/Heart & Soul (clear vinyl) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Superior Viaduct/Fast Product, 1978. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... $11.99
Incredible work from The Mekons – completely different than their twangy work of later years, and a sublime raspy bit of UK punk – every bit as dear to our ears as early work by Gang Of Four! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(First time reissue – on limited edition clear vinyl!)

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MekonsWhere Were You?/I'll Have To Dance Then On My Own (luminous yellow colored vinyl) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Fast Product/Superior Viaduct, 1978. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... $11.99
A mindblowing early single by The Mekons – not country-tinged, and instead this tight, sharp, aggro bit of early UK punk – surprisingly heartfelt, but also very intense! Part of the key Leeds scene in the late 70s! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Luminous yellow vinyl.)

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Gary NumanTelekon ... LP
Atco, 1980. Very Good+ ... $9.99
The third of three masterful synth rock masterpieces by Gary Numan! Telekon wasn't as massively popular as Pleasure Principle or as trailblazing as Replicas, but we love it just as much, with the icy cool, almost ominous mood of Numan at his best, ever so slightly taking some creative steps into synthy funk, but most often really honing on this darkness-tinged synth rock that he made his name on in the late 70s at just as high a level here at the dawn of the 80s. LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with Strawberry stamp, with the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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OkonkoloCantos ... CD
Big Crown, New Copy ... On July 27, 2018
... CD

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OkonkoloCantos ... LP
Big Crown, New Copy ... On July 27, 2018
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Organized KonfusionStress (The Extinction Agenda) Instrumentals ... LP
Slice Of Spice, 1994. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $31.99 32.98
Instrumentals for the classics second Organized Konfusion LP – on double vinyl for better sound! Of course it's got amazing production ranging from laidback to more uptempo sounds –- with a nice edge even without the lyrics from Pharoahe Monch and Prince Po. One of those once rare, still underappreciated hip hop LPs you can listen to all the way through without even thinking of skipping a track – and it still sounds great after all these years. Tracks include "Stress", "Extinction Agenda", "Thirteen", "Black Sunday", "Drop Bombs", "Bring It On", "Why", "Let's Organize", "3-2-1", "Stray Bullet", and "Maintain". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ OutkastStankonia ... LP
LaFace, 2000. Very Good+ 2LP ... $29.99
Probably the most hyped hip hop album by rock critics of the last decade – but don't hold that against Stankonia, because these ghetto grooves from planet P-Funk were exactly what the world needed in 2000! The millenium blowout party jam feel throughout is surely a nice change of pace from all the doom and gloom out there, but they still manage to spit out enough reality to keep things feeling true – particularly in the playful battle of the sexes showdowns. Dre, Big Boi and Organized Noize continue to innovate, even if they are at the top of the charts! Tracks include "Gasoline Dreams", "So Fresh, So Clean", "Ms. Jackson", "Spaghetti Junction", "I'll Call Before I Come" featuring Gangsta Boo & Eco, "B.O.B.", "Xplosion" featuring B-Real, "We Luv Deez Hoez", "Humble Mumble" featuring Erykah Badu, "Red Velvet", "Gangsta Sh*t", "Toilet Tisha" "Slum Beautiful", and "Stankonia (Stanklove)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing, including the insert. Cover has a hype sticker.)

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ProcessRe'Processed – Interkontinentale Remixed ... LP
Traum Schallplatten (Germany), 2002. Very Good 2x12" ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some marks from sticker removal.)

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SalzedoSalzedo's Harp – Music Ofy Carlos Salzedo – Yolanda Kondonassis ... CD
Telarc, 2007. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Masahiko SatoOnimotsu Konimotsu ... CD
Super Fuji Discs (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
Very groovy soundtrack material from Masahiko Sato – a Japanese jazz artist that you might know from some equally groovy records in the 60s! This film music follows somewhat in the spirit of Sato's other recordings, save for the fact that the tunes are shorter – more like film cues overall – and often focus around this wonderfully cool main theme that has a riffing trumpet, followed by a riffing guitar, then laced with a sweet keyboard line – a great tune that's offered up in many variations, and which almost feels as if some UK ITV theme from the 60s was given a fresh treatment at the A&M Records studios! There's a few vocal tunes, but the album's mostly instrumental – and there's some nice twists and turns as things move along, especially towards the second half of the record, where some of the instrumentation is even more unusual. The CD is relatively short, but the package more than makes up for that with a very big booklet of notes in Japanese and photos. CD

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SchumannFour Symphonies – Symphonies No 1, 2, 3 & 4/Konzertstuck For 4 Horns/Manfred Overture – Daniel Barenboim/Chicago Symphony Orchestra ... LP
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1977. Near Mint- 3LP ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes original book.)

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✨✧ ShostakovichSymphony No 5 In D Minor Op 47 – Kondrashin/Moscow Philharmonic ... LP
Melodiya/Angel, 1967. Very Good ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Siouxsie & The BansheesHong Kong Garden/Voices ... 7-inch
Polydor (UK), 1978. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $11.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Silver label solid center pressing.)

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Vivaldi/RichterFour Seasons – Recomposed By Max Richter – Hope/De Ridder/Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin (CD &DVD) ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 2014. Used CD & DVD ... $6.99
A really great little project – and one that's different both from the original Vivaldi composition, and from the spirit of the other releases in Deutsche Grammophon's "recomposed" series! Max Richter takes The Four Seasons completely apart, then composes some of his own music as well – in this amazing blend of styles that draws surprising links between the work's baroque roots and contemporary minimalism as well. Richter plays moog, Daniel Hope handles violin solos, and Andre De Ridder conducts the larger Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin. The piece features different seasonal passages, plus some added "Shadow" tracks by Richter too. CD
(DVD is NTSC coded, All Region.)

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Zulu As KonoWatching The Head Grow/Frank-N-Stein ... 7-inch
BOC, 1999. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $2.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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VariousHong Kong Disco ... CD
Wan Chai (Hong Kong), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A mighty sweet little set – not just Hong Kong disco, but also a fair bit of soul and AOR tracks too – all of which we've never heard before! Much of the music here shows a strong American influence – right down to the English language lyrics that top almost all the tracks – and the instrumentation is often tight and funky, and put forward without the slicker production you'd find on US work of the time! In fact, a number of these groups were working big in HK clubs during the time – which was still a relatively small world – which almost makes some of the music feel like indie disco from the American underground, the kind of small label cuts that have been favorites for modern soul collectors over the years. You might want to consider this package to be an addition to that world, rather than a set of truly Chinese material from the 70s – and if you dig funky 70s soul as much as we do, you should find plenty here to love! Titles include "Hurt So Bad" by Tracy, "Take It To The Bossman" by The Reflection, "Swearin To God" by Charing Carpo, "This Is No Horse" by AJL Band, "Day Dreamin" by Julie Sue, "You're The Love" by Louie Castro, "Gotta Be The One" by The New Topnotes, "Lovin You" by Rita Kwong, and "Make Me Believe In You" by Oscar & His Orchestra. CD

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✨✧ Hans Bennink, Eugene Chadbourne & Toshinori KondoJazz Bunker ... CD
Golden Years Of New Jazz (UK), 2001. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through digipack case.)

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✨✧ BrahmsViolin Concerto In D Op 77 – Leonid Kogan/Kiril Kondrashin/Philharmonia Orchestra ... LP
Seraphim, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Richie Cole/Lee Konitz/Bobby McFerrin/James MoodyMany Faces Of Bird – The Music Of Charlie Parker ... CD
Verve, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ GasNah Und Fern (Gas/Zauberberg/Konigsforst/Pop) (4CD box set) ... CD
Kompakt (Germany), 1996/1997/1998/2000. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Lee KonitzMotion ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pivotal album in the career of Lee Konitz – and one that shows him really stretching out, past his tightly arranged style of the 50s! Lee's working here in a fairly free trio setting – backed by only Sonny Dallas on bass and Elvin Jones on drums. Jones plays loosely and openly on the kit, taking Lee through some great extended tracks that bristle with a sharp and modern energy that stands in great contrast to the cooler Konitz sound of the 50s – into a style that almost matches the energy of Sonny Rollins' classic Live At The Village Vanguard recordings for Blue Note. Titles include "All Of Me", "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To" and "I'll Remember April". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Lee Konitz/Michel PetruccianiToot Sweet ... LP
Owl (France), 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Helmut LachenmannKontrakadenz/Klangschatten Mein Saitenspiel/Fassade – Michael Gielen/SWR Radio Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart ... CD
Kairo Communications (Germany), 1971/1972/1991. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print, booklet has a few small tears.)

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✨✧ Ziggy Marley & The Melody MakersKozmik (konders massive sounds, krs one mix, konders bonus beats, edit 2, konders 12" dub, lp)/Rainbow Country ... 12-inch
Virgin, 1991. Used (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear and a partially unglued bottom seam.)

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✨✧ NovalisKonzerte ... LP
Brain (Germany), 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ REMReckoning ... LP
IRS, 1984. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, including the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Beat Konducta (Madlib)Beat Konducta Vol 3 – Beat Konducta In India ... LP
Stones Throw, 2007. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Hazy beatcraft steeped in Indian soundtrack style funk, strings and percussion from the indefatigable Madlib – Volume 3 in the increasingly adventurous and conceptual outings of the Beat Konducta! This time out Madlib, er, Beat Konducta is conducting beats, strings & things from India and/or otherwise East – but the way in which the beats bluntly thump is quintessential Madlib – you know it and love it from the first beat! 'Lib really breathes fresh life into this approach – going miles deeper than anyone out there doing the Bollywood-hip hop hybrid – coming up with a sound all his own. Masterful! "Onthanewthing", "Indian Deli", "Rumble", "Dancing Girls Theme", "Piano Garden", "Dark Alley Incidental Music", "Early Party", "Fifth Chant", "The Rip Off (Scene 3)", and "Sitar Ride". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Beat Konducta (Madlib)Beat Konducta Vol 4 – Beat Konducta In India ... LP
Stones Throw, 2007. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The long awaited sides C & D in Madlib's incredible blend of Bombay soundtrack-styled funk, blunted Eastern beats, and all round stunning Middle Eastern accented hip hop instros! This time out Madlib, er, Beat Konducta is conducting beats, strings & things from India and/or otherwise East – but the way in which the beats bluntly thump is quintessential Madlib – you know it and love it from the first beat! 'Lib really breathes fresh life into this approach – going miles deeper than anyone out there doing the Bollywood-hip hop hybrid – coming up with a sound all his own. Amazing! "Get It Right", "More Rice", "Indian Bells", "Club Scene", "Duel", "Organ Stroll", "In The Cave", "Malfunction", "Victory", "Smoke Circle", "Raw Ground Wire", "New Bombay", "Shah Sound", "Another Getaway", and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gilbert HolmstromKonfrontation – Unreleased 1968 (180 gram gold vinyl) ... LP
Moserobie (Sweden), 1968. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Never-issued work by 60s Swedish modern jazz legend Gilbert Holmstrom – one of the most freely improvising musicians on his scene at the time! The set brings together two long selections recorded in 1968 – even more far-reaching material than Gilbert's famous Quintet album a few years before – and Gilbert blows tenor and flute in a large group that has this way of swinging effortlessly between cohesion and individual explosions of sound – a bit like some of Clifford Thornton's work at times, with a starkly revolutionary sound that's quite impressive, even given the long legacy of Swedish modern jazz in the years before. Other players include Enar Jonsson and Lars Lofstedt on trumpets, Pider Avall and Stig Ekelof on trombones, Jan Forslund on baritone, Clas Fehling on piano, Claes Wallin on bass, and Anders Soderling on drums – and both selections appear here in bold, brilliant mono. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 300 copies – on heavyweight gold vinyl – plays at 45rpm for great fidelity!)

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✨✧ Lee KonitzAlone Together – With Brad Mehldau & Charlie Haden ... CD
Blue Note, 1997. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD

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✨✧ Lee KonitzAnother Shade Of Blue ... CD
Blue Note, 1997. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Lee Konitz, Bill Evans, Warne Marsh, Paul MotianLive At The Half Note ... CD
Jazzlips (Spain), 1959. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
This rare live 2CD set was recorded in New York in 1959 over two nights, March 3rd and February 24th. It features the unusual pairing of Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh with the Bill Evans trio of the time – Bill on piano (natch), Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Paul Motion on drums. Evans' warm, round lyricism is quite striking here – much more different backing than we're used to hearing behind Konitz and Marsh, although still with enough modern tones to make them feel right at home. There's a darkly brooding feel to the best numbers here, and most tracks stretch out far past the 5 minute mark – making for a 20 track set that offers tons of music! Titles include "Lennie Bird", "April", "Just Friends", "Palo Alto", "317 E 32nd", "It's You Or No One", "You Stepped Out Of A Dream", "Lennie-Bird", and "How About You?". CD

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✨✧ Lee Konitz/Michel PetruccianiToot Sweet ... CD
Owl/Sunnyside, 1982. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD

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✨✧ Trio KontrasztFrom Dyonisian Sound Sparks To The Silence Of Passing ... CD
BMC (Hungary), 2017. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Small cutout hole through digipack case.)

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✨✧ Organized Konfusion/Mobb DeepDecisions (LP clean, LP)/Street Life (LP clean, LP) ... 12-inch
East West, 1996. Used ... Out Of Stock
Two tracks from the "America Is Dying Slowly" LP. "Decisions" is a nice mellow track with conscious verses from Organized not on any of their LPs. "Street Life" is another exclusive track from Mobb Deep with guest vocals from L.E.S. and A.C.D. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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✨✧ Karlheinz StockhausenKontakte/Refrain ... LP
Candide, Late 50s/1968. Used ... Out Of Stock
Aloys Kontarsky plays piano and percussion on both works. Stockhausen provides the electronic sounds on "Kontakte", while "Refrain" is exclusively piano and percussion. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has some light ringwear.)

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✨✧ VariousHong Kong Disco ... LP
Wan Chai (Hong Kong), Late 70s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A mighty sweet little set – not just Hong Kong disco, but also a fair bit of soul and AOR tracks too – all of which we've never heard before! Much of the music here shows a strong American influence – right down to the English language lyrics that top almost all the tracks – and the instrumentation is often tight and funky, and put forward without the slicker production you'd find on US work of the time! In fact, a number of these groups were working big in HK clubs during the time – which was still a relatively small world – which almost makes some of the music feel like indie disco from the American underground, the kind of small label cuts that have been favorites for modern soul collectors over the years. You might want to consider this package to be an addition to that world, rather than a set of truly Chinese material from the 70s – and if you dig funky 70s soul as much as we do, you should find plenty here to love! Titles include "Hurt So Bad" by Tracy, "Take It To The Bossman" by The Reflection, "Swearin To God" by Charing Carpo, "This Is No Horse" by AJL Band, "Day Dreamin" by Julie Sue, "You're The Love" by Louie Castro, "Gotta Be The One" by The New Topnotes, "Lovin You" by Rita Kwong, and "Make Me Believe In You" by Oscar & His Orchestra. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Hong Kong Disco ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ Kondi BandSalone ... CD
Strut (UK), 2017. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Very cool sounds from a wonderful pairing of sources – the ancient African thumb piano and contemporary funky production – at a level that's almost a 21st Century update of the American 70s kalimba experiments by Phil Cohran and Earth Wind & Fire! There's moments here that definitely seem to evoke the latter's mix of kalimba and clubby grooves – but in a much more stripped-down way that puts the instrument strongly upfront, to carry most of the tune – while very tasteful beats and basslines set up a groove! The mode might sound hokey – and in the wrong hands it could be – but the approach is wonderful here, and very much in the best legacy of the older Afro Funk reissues we've loved from the Strut label. Titles include "Yeanoh", "Thank You Mama", "Belle Wahalla", "Titi Dem Too Service", "Don Don Mi Money", "Kondi Instrumental", "You Wan Married", "Thogolobea (LV rmx)", "Y'Alimamy (Chief Boima rmx)", and "Without Money No Family (Chief Boima rmx)". CD
Also available Salone ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ Toshinori Kondo Tibetan Blue Air Liquid BandKhchyu Fuyuu ... CD
Art Union/Solid (Japan), 1983. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Trumpeter Toshinori Kondo may have cut some avant-oriented material over the years – but this set is a different sort of record – one that's cut with his Tibetan Blue Air Liquid Band, in a playful mix of rhythms, tones, and jazz! The approach is maybe post-fusion, inflected with a bit of art rock inspiration – still with plenty of jazz-based solos, but also a very unconventional approach to the rhythms, which are sometimes sunny and bright, sometimes a bit more edgey. Titles include "Raku Raku Raku", "Light Footwork Song", "7 Time", "A Crack In The Sky", and "Setouchi Blue". CD

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✨✧ Lee KonitzFigure & Spirit (with bonus track) ... CD
Progressive, 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A subtle 70s gem from the great Lee Konitz – a record that almost returns to the spare, simple, sublime sound of his best 50s recordings – but with a few more modern edges too! Lee's alto is superb throughout – every bit as sharp as when we love it the best – and the tenor of Ted Brown provides wonderful counterpoint at many spots, moving with Lee a bit like Warne Marsh – but with a sound that shows all the lessons that both players have learned over the years. Rhythm is from a well-chosen trio of younger players, who always seem expectant to new directions – Albert Dailey on piano, Rufus Reid on bass, and Joe Chambers on drums – and titles include "Figure & Spirit", "Dream Stepper", "Smog Eyes", "April", "Without You Man", and "Dig It". CD features the bonus track "Feather Bed". CD

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✨✧ Lee KonitzInside Hi-Fi ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A gem by Lee Konitz – one of his near-perfect 50s sessions for Atlantic! Lee's tone here is crisp, clear, and hauntingly fresh – modern, yet never academically so – and played with a dexterity that's incredible, but never too in love with itself to go too far. Key players on the session include guitarist Billy Bauer on side one, and bassist Peter Ind and pianist Sal Mosca on side two – both artists who fit Lee's vision perfectly, matching tone and color beautifully. Titles include great readings of "Star Eyes" and "Everything Happens To Me" – plus Konitz tunes "Kary's Trance" and "Cork N Bib" – and a reading of Peter Ind's "Nesuhi's Instant". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)
Also available
Inside Hi-Fi ... LP 19.99
Inside Hi-Fi (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 29.99
Inside Hi-Fi (180 gram pressing) ... LP 36.99
Inside Hi-Fi ... CD 5.99

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✨✧ Jean Luc PontyKing Kong – Jean Luc Ponty Plays The Music Of Frank Zappa ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Trippy electric fusion from the west coast – a record that features Ponty, who was working with Zappa at the time, playing a set of electric jazz takes on Zappa tunes – with lots of added help from George Duke, who was also working with Zappa too! The set's almost a "birth of fusion" one – with Zappa arrangements that are clearly in a jazz-rock mode – and lots of electric bass, electric piano, and electric violin in the set. Tracks are long, and riff-heavy – and other players include Ernie Watts, Wilton Felder, Buell Neidlinger, and Ian Underwood. Titles include "America Drinks & Goes Home", "Music For Electric Violin & Low Budget Orchestra", "King Kong", and "Twenty Small Cigars". LP, Vinyl record album
(UK reissue in a barcode cover, with a center split on the top seam and a Price Attack sticker.)

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✨✧ VariousOne Way Glass – Dancefloor Prog, Brit Jazz, & Funky Folk 1968 to 1975 (3CD set) ... CD
RPM (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest collections of grooves you might ever hope to own – a batch of tracks that come from the unlikely prog underground in the UK – but which are full of heavy basslines, riffing guitars, and funky drums! A few years earlier, the UK scene was in love with American soul and blues – which came through in famous straighter recordings of those modes overseas – but by the time of these tracks, the scene had really found its own vibe – stretching out in ways that were famously filled-out, yet still influenced strongly by more soulful modes in all the right ways! The result is a wonderful blend of soaring instrumentation, sometimes trippy production, and very groovy rhythms – sort of the hybrid that you were getting in America by groups like Chicago or Santana, but served up here by some much more obscure underground acts. The 3CD set is a fantastic overview of this wonderful moment – and features 58 tracks, along with a big booklet of notes. Titles include "The Bitch" by Gasoline Band, "Somethin You Got" by Second Hand, "Home Is Where I Belong" by Quicksand, "He's Gonna Step On You Again" by John Kongos, "Bad Times" by Paladin, "Travelling Like A Gypsy" by Hanson, "I'm A Thief" by Juicy Lucy, "So Many People" by Skin Alley, "3D Mona Lisa" by Paul Brett Sage, "One Way Glass" by Trifle, "Wake Up My Children" by Siren, "The Devil Made Me Do It" by Curtis Knight Zeus, "Drinking My Wine" by Hardin & York, "Little Message" by Jody Grind, "Eyeballs" by Blue Mink, "Celebration" by Chillum, "Weren't Born A Man" by Dana Gillespie, "I Saw An Angel" by Pentangle, "Libel" by Hard Stuff, "Pigs Foot" by Pesky Gee, "I'm A Man" by The Web, and "Indian Rope Man" by Noir. CD

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Altered ImagesAltered Images – The Epic Years (Happy Birthday/Pinky Blue/Bite/12" album/bonus tracks) (4CD set) ... CD
Epic/Cherry Red (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 4CD ... $28.99
Really lovely work from Altered Images – a group who, like many of their new wave contemporaries, is maybe best remembered for one song – even though they had a heck of a lot more to offer! That hit – the always-great "Happy Birthday" – is one of the first tracks on the set – but the box overall brings together the full range of sounds from the group – the kind of catchy new wave tunes that always had slight crossover potential in the early 80s – but which have sometimes been lost to the sands of time, because the music is either not edgey enough to be remembered by the indie crowd, nor slick enough to yield long mainstream success. You might put these guys somewhere in a space with Icicle Works, The The, or early Talk Talk – music that's tuneful, but still has much rawer guitars than the commercial big names of the time – a definite sense of post-punk production, even though the work came out on a major label. The package features the group's three full albums, the bonus album of 12" mixes, and lots of singles too – with titles that include "Happy Birthday", "Real Toys", "Legionnaire", "Beckoning Strings", "A Days Wait", "Midnight", "Leave Me Alone", "Who Cares", "Jeepster", "Pinky Blue", "See Those Eyes", "Little Brown Head", "See You Later", "Funny Funny Me", "Disco Pop Stars", "Bring Me Closer", "Surprise Me", "Love To Stay", "Now That You're Here", "Thinking About You", "Stand So Quiet", "Happy Birthday (dance mix)", "Love To Stay (dance mix)", "See Those Eyes (ext mix)", "Jump Jump/Think That It Might (segued dance mix)", and "Don't Talk To Me About Love (ext dance mix)". CD

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BKOMali Foli Coura (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Buda (France), 2018. New Copy ... $24.99
A very cool group from Mali – one who have some of the older currents that you'd associate with the scene, but served up with a nicely contemporary crackle! The vocals often have those bluesy inflections that have risen up strongly in west Africa – but the instrumentation also has a nicely electrified current alongside rootsy percussion – especially when moments of distortion come in to play, almost with the blown-out quality you'd know from Konono, although maybe less processed overall. There's also a lot of vocal interplay between lead singer Fassara Sacko and other members of the group – on titles that include "Tangwanana", "Salia", "Stange Koreduga", "Dirty Donso", "From Segou To Nightmare", and "Rougeot" – plus the very funky "Mali Liberela", which almost has some James Brown-ish guitar! LP, Vinyl record album

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Boneshaker (Williams/Nilssen-Love/Kessler)Thinking Out Loud ... CD
Trost (Austria), 2017. New Copy Gatefold ... $9.99
Plenty of bone-shaking going on here – thanks to work by this heavy power trio, recording in Chicago with all the harder-burning energy of the scene! Visitor Paal Nilssen-Love is on drums and percussion – playing with all the incredible twists and turns that always make his performances such a delight – while Mars Williams plays a variety of reeds, and Kent Kessler reminds us again why his hands on the bass are always a force to be reckoned with! Despite the intensity, there's also some strongly melodic moments – especially from Williams – and titles include "Wabi Sabi", "Brain Freeze", "Puffy Fluffy", and "Salty Fruity". CD
Also available Thinking Out Loud ... LP 22.99

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Boneshaker (Williams/Nilssen-Love/Kessler)Thinking Out Loud ... LP
Trost (Austria), 2017. New Copy ... $22.99
Plenty of bone-shaking going on here – thanks to work by this heavy power trio, recording in Chicago with all the harder-burning energy of the scene! Visitor Paal Nilssen-Love is on drums and percussion – playing with all the incredible twists and turns that always make his performances such a delight – while Mars Williams plays a variety of reeds, and Kent Kessler reminds us again why his hands on the bass are always a force to be reckoned with! Despite the intensity, there's also some strongly melodic moments – especially from Williams – and titles include "Wabi Sabi", "Brain Freeze", "Puffy Fluffy", and "Salty Fruity". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Thinking Out Loud ... CD 9.99

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BongaAngola 74 ... LP
Morabeza/Lusafrica (France), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 19.99
A beautifully sophisticated setting for the voice of Bonga – as he works here with lively small group backings, and a bit of larger orchestrations as well! There's this fantastic blend of folk roots and modernism in the music – maybe a bit like some of the more experimental work from Havana at the time, but a bit like some Brazilian projects too – as the enigmatic vocal inflections of the leader mix with his own percussion – all given nice shadings in color by acoustic guitar. Titles include "Venda Poro", "Kubangela", "Ma Kongo", "Kinga Kueta", "Ghinawa", "Roots", and "Marika". LP, Vinyl record album

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Ken BootheFreedom Street (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Trojan/Real Gone, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 22.99
A Trojan Records classic from the mighty Ken Boothe – an album set to just the right sort of grooves for his beautifully soulful vocals! The record's definitely got the political vibe you'd expect from the cover and title, but maybe even more compelling is the way that Ken can still sound heartbreaking and personal when delivering the lyrics – as if the social change around him was a very individual thing, which somehow makes the message of the music even more powerful. Leslie Kong produced, and most tracks are at a slow-stepping rocksteady pace – with titles that include "Now I Know", "Drums Of Freedom", "Love & Unity", "Freedom Street", "Why Baby Why", and "Mr Wind". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 700 – on gray "Asphalt" vinyl!)

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David BowieNew Career In A New Town – 1977 to 1982 (11CD box set) ... CD
Parlophone, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 11CD ... $119.99 149.98
Amazing music from one of our most-treasured stretches of David Bowie's career – that creatively-fertile time when he escaped to West Berlin, hid from the mainstream, and made some groundbreaking records with Brian Eno – then returned to the limelight to remind us all that he was still a hell of a force to be reckoned with! The set includes everything post-Thin White Duke, and pre-Let's Dance – a run of music that's still shaping new sounds on this planet all these many years later. The set begins with Low – the mix of experimental instrumentals and subtle vocal tracks that was a complete change from Ziggy Stardust – and follows with Heroes, Lodger, and Scary Monsters & Super Creeps – all albums that reintroduce some sense of song and lyrical interplay, but at a level that clearly indicates how important Bowie was to the generation of post-punk and new wave as his earlier work was to psych, prog, and glam! But the package isn't just a standard collection of albums – because along with those four studio records, it also features the live album Stage, presented here in two different full mixes – plus a new 2017 mix of Lodger, which really increases the edge. There's also a special Heroes EP, with all the different language versions of the song – and a very cool Re:Call 3 album – which features all the singles that were issued at the time, plus other rare material – and Bowie's very unique take on Bertolt Brecht's Baal. Titles on this album include "Alabama Song", "Crystal Japan", "Under Pressure", "Remembering Marie A", "The Drowned Girl", "The Dirty Song", "Cat People", and even his "Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy" duet with Bing Crosby. As with other entries in this complete Bowie series, the presentation is wonderful – album sleeve replicas, great packaging, and lots of notes – kind of a treasure, even if you already own some of the records! CD

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David BowieNew Career In A New Town – 1977 to 1982 (13LP box set) ... LP
Parlophone, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 13LP ... $189.99 249.98
Amazing music from one of our most-treasured stretches of David Bowie's career – that creatively-fertile time when he escaped to West Berlin, hid from the mainstream, and made some groundbreaking records with Brian Eno – then returned to the limelight to remind us all that he was still a hell of a force to be reckoned with! The set includes everything post-Thin White Duke, and pre-Let's Dance – a run of music that's still shaping new sounds on this planet all these many years later. The set begins with Low – the mix of experimental instrumentals and subtle vocal tracks that was a complete change from Ziggy Stardust – and follows with Heroes, Lodger, and Scary Monsters & Super Creeps – all albums that reintroduce some sense of song and lyrical interplay, but at a level that clearly indicates how important Bowie was to the generation of post-punk and new wave as his earlier work was to psych, prog, and glam! But the package isn't just a standard collection of albums – because along with those four studio records, it also features the live album Stage, presented here in two different full mixes – plus a new 2017 mix of Lodger, which really increases the edge. There's also a special Heroes EP, with all the different language versions of the song – and a very cool Re:Call 3 album – which features all the singles that were issued at the time, plus other rare material – and Bowie's very unique take on Bertolt Brecht's Baal. Titles on this album include "Alabama Song", "Crystal Japan", "Under Pressure", "Remembering Marie A", "The Drowned Girl", "The Dirty Song", "Cat People", and even his "Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy" duet with Bing Crosby. As with other entries in this complete Bowie series, the presentation is wonderful – album sleeve replicas, great packaging, and lots of notes – kind of a treasure, even if you already own some of the records! LP, Vinyl record album

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Brit Funk AssociationFull Circle ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
An all star section of the Brit funky soul scene comes Full Circle – with members of Beggar & Co, Incognito, Hi Tension, Central Line and more – on a sweet batch tunes with an upbeat, jazzy groove, too! The opening "BFA Theme (Let The Music Blow Your Mind)" kicks the set off with a theme of togetherness that holds strong throughout, with lead vocals that are often shared by the group in harmony. Kenny Wellington & Paul McLean handle a lot of the songwriting & production, sharing vocals with sax player Patrick McLean, guitar player Breeze McKrieth, sax & flute player David Baptiste, and trombone player Jerome Harper. The Association also includes Steve Salvari & Peter Hinds on keys, Billy Osborne on percussion, and Ernie McKone on bass – with guests Simon Law, Toby Barker and others. Titles include "I've Found Someone To Love", "We Love The Sunshine On Our Face", "Stand Strong, Stand Tall", "Paradigm Shift", "Seventeen", "The First People", "Make It Funky", "Let's All Work It Out", "Shine" and "Get Up". CD

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Kenny BurrellGuitar Forms ... CD
Verve/MGM, 1965. Used ... $4.99
Surprisingly wonderful work from Kenny! The album has Kenny's guitar set to arrangements by Gil Evans – who gives the session a modern edge that really sets it apart from other Burrell albums of the time. Kenny's freed to do his thing – wonderfully, we might add – and Gil paints these washes of sound, color, and tone with the help of hip players like Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Julius Watkins, Steve Lacy, Richie Kamuca, Elvin Jones, and Lee Konitz. Tracks include "Lotus Land", "Downstairs", "Moon & Sand", "Terrace Theme", "Greensleeves", and "Loie". CD
(Out of print.)

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Kenny Clarke, Red Garland, & OthersJazz From Carnegie Hall – Live In Paris 1 Octobre 1958 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1958. New Copy ... $15.99 18.98
American jazzmen, playing in Paris – and working in the sort of all-star jam session mode you'd know from the Jazz At The Philharmonic recordings of the 50s! The format here is similar – some key players, in modes that run from swing to bop to more modern jazz – all brought together in an amazing display of spontaneous dexterity and individual imagination! This CD marks the first time this music has ever been issued, and the recording quality is great – really at a level that matches the best of those older Verve concerts – and the group is an unusual septet, with Lee Konitz on alto, JJ Johnson and Kai Winding on trombones, Phineas Newborn and Red Garland on pianos, Oscar Pettiford on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums. Titles include nice open takes of "Dahoud", "Afternoon In Paris", "Stardust", "This Can't Be Love", "Bernie's Tune", "Bag's Groove", "It's Alright With Me", "Laverne Walk", "Blue Lou", and "Star Eyes". CD

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Dandy's Dandy (Johnny Rodriguez Jr)Dandy's Dandy – A Latin Affair ... CD
Latin Percussion Ventures, 1979. Used ... $18.99
An obscure but excellent session – recorded at the end of the 70s with some of the best players in the New York salsa underground! The music is extremely vibrant – and the styles of the tracks range from hard Afro-Cuban percussion grooving to tight Latin jazz in a classic mode – with instrumentation that ranges from pachanga-styled flute and violin, to some harder-jamming grooves with a lot more piano in the lead. Production has that raw, but clear sound that we love so much in the Latin Percussion albums of the time – a groove that's very different than that of Fania or Tico – and Sonny Bravo plays piano, Rene Lopez is on trumpet, Nicky Marrera is on timbales, Dick Meza plays flute, Eddie Montalvo plays conga, and Mario Rivera is on saxes. Includes great Latin Jazz versions of "Tune Up", "Manteca", and "April In Paris" – plus "Jo Ca Nic", "Son De La Loma", and "Konkoina". CD
(Out of print.)

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Desmond DekkerThis Is Desmond Dekker ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1969. Used ... $2.99
Blistering rocksteady from the man largely responsible for bringing Jamaican soul to the rest of the world with his huge hit "Israelites"! 31 outstanding jams from Dekker, produced by Leslie Kong for his seminal Beverley's label, non stop easy rockers all culled from Dekker's crucial late 60s output. Includes "007 (Shanty Town)", "Shing A Ling", "Beautiful & Dangerous", "Intensified '68 (aka Music Like Dirt)", "Rudy Got Soul", "Mother Pepper", "It's A Shame", "You've Got Your Troubles", "Keep A Cool Head", "Mother Long Tongue", "Bongo Gal", "Fu Manchu", "Ah It Mek", "Writing On The Wall", "It Is Not Easy" and "(Poor Mi) Israelites". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Desmond DekkerYou Can Get It If You Really Want It (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $12.99
There's never been anyone like Desmond Dekker – not back in the day, when he was one of the biggest ambassadors for the Jamaican scene – nor for many years later, when his unique blend of soul and reggae were still the most go-to sounds for folks around the globe! Desmond's got a voice that almost rivals that of Sam Cooke for its sweetness and soul – and it's perfectly crafted onto grooves that are far hipper than the usual ska and rocksteady of the time – and which have this bubbling intensity that was maybe even more important an early introduction to reggae than the hits of Bob Marley that would come along a few years later. A record like this is key testament to Dekker's genius – great production from Leslie Kong, and not a bad track in the bunch – titles that include "You Can Get It If You Really Want", "Peace On The Land", "Cindy", "Perseverance", "I Believe", "That's The Way Life Goes", "Coomyah", and "You Got Soul". Great CD features 11 bonus tracks – including "Mother Nature", "Sing A Little Song", "Beware", "Busted Lad", "My World Is Blue", "Pick Up The Phone", "Travel On", and "Everybody Join Hands". CD

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Funk IncFunk Inc ... LP
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.99
A killer instrumental album of hard organ grooves and funky basslines! This was the album that broke Funk Inc out of their Indianapolis scene, and made them a force to be forever reckoned with in the history of funky jazz. The album grooves hard in the same sound as some of the classic work by Prestige jazz funk giants like Rusty Bryant, Charles Earland, or Ivan Boogaloo Jones – but it's almost even tighter than their work, because the Funk Inc combo as a tightly woven group of players who'd been together for a number of years. The record's filled with monster cuts that you'll recognize immediately, like the group's famous "Kool is Back", which has a monster sample on the intro, and hard heavy Kool & The Gang grooves throughout. Other tracks include "Sister Janie", "The Whipper", and "Bowlegs". LP, Vinyl record album

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Dexter Gordon, Red Rodney, Von Freeman, et alCharlie Parker Memorial Concert ... LP
Cadet, 1970. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
In Chicago, the cult of Bird fanatics probably lived harder than in other cities – and in the few decades after Charlie Parker's death, the city was host to annual Bird Memorial concerts during the month of August. This obscure 2LP set on Cadet does a good job of documenting the energy and comraderie that went into those sessions – as it captures tunes from four different performances during the series, all recorded at Chicago's North Park Hotel. Players include Dexter Gordon, Howard McGhee, Vi Redd, Lee Konitz, Art Hoyle, Von Freeman, Jodie Christian, Roy Haynes, Muhal Richard Abrams, Eddie Jefferson, and Kenny Dorham – and the set's a great crossection of players – from the bop to the less obvious Parker-philes – in a strong illustration of Bird's still-consistent influence even at the end of the 60s. Titles include "Ornithology", "Yardbird Suite", "Disappointed", "Parker's Mood", "Now's The Time", and "Billie's Bounce". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label pressing.)

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Al Grey & The Basie WingLast Of The Big Plungers ... LP
Argo, 1959. Very Good- ... $3.99
Basie-esque stuff by Al Grey, who made his name playing trombone in Basie's band. The group includes a lot of other Basie-ites, including Billy Mitchell, Joe Newman, and Benny Powell. The great Floyd Morris (one of Chicago's best talents of the time!) plays piano, and titles include "Bluish Grey", "The Elder", "Kenie-Konie", and "How Come You Do Me Like You Do". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Herbie HancockImagine Project ... CD
Hancock, 2010. Used ... $4.99
An all-star effort from Herbie Hancock – like his previous record, a set that's filled with guest appearances from really dynamic range of talents! This collaborative change in Herbie's later years is a real surprise, and it's definitely helped him explore music with the sort of freedom to genre-step that he had back in the 70s – maybe not as cutting edge as in those days, but still surprisingly strong at the core. India Arie sings on a version of "Imagine", which also features Konono and Jeff Beck; John Legend and Pink sing on "Don't Give Up"; Ceu is on "Tempo De Amor"; The Chieftains play on "The Times They Are A Changing"; Los Lobos and Tinariwen are on "Tamatant Tilay/Exodus", Dave Matthews sings and plays on "Tomorrow Never Knows"; James Morrison guests on "A Change Is Gonna Come", and Chaka Khan, Wayne Shorter, and Anoushka Shankar all appear on "The Song Goes On". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ernie HenrySeven Standards & A Blues ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $11.99
Ernie Henry was a fantastic alto player who only cut a rare few albums before his untimely death. Most folks will know him from his great work on a few Monk sessions – but this album features tracks that were the last the Henry cut as a leader, done in late 1957 shortly before he passed away. The records show Henry as an emerging lyrical modernist on the alto – kind of a soul jazz version of Lee Konitz, but with a bit more of a swing. The group includes Wynton Kelly, Wilbur Ware, and Philly Joe Jones – and tracks include "Specific Gravity", "My Ideal", "Like Someone In Love", and "Soon". CD
(Out of print. There is a small amount of pen inside the booklet.)

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Louis Hjulmand, Bent Axen, Alex RielJazz Og Poesi ... CD
Louisiana Gyldendal/SeriE.WOC (Italy), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
A really unusual project – and one of the most compelling meetings of jazz and spoken word we've ever seen! The set features instrumental tracks penned by Danish vibes player Louis Hjulmand – each based around a different poem which is presented before the music – which is played by Louis on vibes, Bent Axen on piano, Benny Nielsen on bass, and Alex Riel on drums! Poems are written and delivered by Jorgen Leth, Jorgen Sonne, Klaus Rifbjerg, Robert Corydon, and Jorge Gustava Brandt – all in Danish, with a quality that's oddly dark in the recording technique – and seems to set a special stage for the instrumetal moments to follow. The original 10" recording is quite a rare gem – and titles include "Til Komeda", "Turistplakat", "Opbrud", "New Salesburg", "Tre Koncepter", and "Aldring". CD

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Infinito 2017Educate Mindless Blind Deaf Dumb EP ... LP
Lowtech/Joe Left Hand (Austria), 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
Thoughtful rhymes, forcefully delivered by Infinito 2017 on this tight EP! Infinito has the classic school MC quality of delivering his rhymes in such raw, off the cuff, direct vibe that it feels like freestyles, but they lines hit with such pinpoint precision, you just don't know – whether it's from direct from his brain into the mic, or painstakingly composed first, it's dizzying, impressive stuff like we too rarely hear in hip hop these days – and DJ Takonedoe's raw production suits it perfectly. 6 tracks: "Educate Mindless Blind Deaf Dumb", "No To Not", "Falling Of Digital Outputs", "Can't Wake Up Sleeping To Good", "Noanswersforquestions" and "Work Of Nation". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)
 
 
 



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