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Ben WendelHigh Heart ... CD
Edition (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 13.99
A really lovely little record from tenor saxophonist/pianist Ben Wendel, and a set that's definitely got a high heart – this warmth that almost belies the cover – and which comes from Ben's own work on tenor, and the very cool wordless vocals of Michael Mayo! Mayo begins the record with a warmly singing mode – elevating notes, in the way that Nana Vasconcelos might have done on some classic Pat Metheny albums – but the vibe here is very different, maybe with some sharper edges at times, and a complexity to the rhythmic progression of the songs – which also feature Rhodes and piano from Shai Maestro and Gerald Clayton, bass from Joe Sanders, and drums from Nate Wood – all players who are very much up for the unusual patterns of sound between the tenor and voice. Titles include "Burning Bright", "Fearsome", "High Heart", "Kindly", "Less", and "Drawn Away". CD
Also available High Heart ... LP 14.99

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Ben WendelHigh Heart ... LP
Edition (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99 26.99
A really lovely little record from tenor saxophonist/pianist Ben Wendel, and a set that's definitely got a high heart – this warmth that almost belies the cover – and which comes from Ben's own work on tenor, and the very cool wordless vocals of Michael Mayo! Mayo begins the record with a warmly singing mode – elevating notes, in the way that Nana Vasconcelos might have done on some classic Pat Metheny albums – but the vibe here is very different, maybe with some sharper edges at times, and a complexity to the rhythmic progression of the songs – which also feature Rhodes and piano from Shai Maestro and Gerald Clayton, bass from Joe Sanders, and drums from Nate Wood – all players who are very much up for the unusual patterns of sound between the tenor and voice. Titles include "Burning Bright", "Fearsome", "High Heart", "Kindly", "Less", and "Drawn Away". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available High Heart ... CD 11.99
 
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Wendell HarrisonMessage From The Tribe (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tribe/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1972/1973. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 44.98
Genius work from the Detroit underground of the 70s – one of the greatest records ever on the now-famous Tribe Records label, and a masterpiece of soul, jazz, and righteous spirit! The session's headed by tenor player Wendell Harrison – and it's got an all-star Motor City lineup that includes Marcus Belgrave on trumpet, Phil Ranelin on trombone, Jeamel Lee on vocals, Charles Eubanks on electric piano, and Charles Moore on flugelhorn. The tracks have a spacious spiritual approach that recalls some of the later Archie Shepp on Impulse – a blend of soul jazz with slight touches of electric instrumentation, some vocals, and a very progressive spirit overall – stepping proud in the new freedoms of the 70s, yet still swinging and very groovy. Titles include "Angela's Dilemma", "What We Need", "How Do We End All Of This Madness", "Merciful", and "Beneficent". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing – fully endorsed by Wendell Harrison & Phil Ranelin!)
Also available Message From The Tribe – The Complete Edition (2CD version – with bonus tracks) ... CD 19.99

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Wendell Harrison & Phil RanelinMessage From The Tribe – The Complete Edition (2CD version – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tribe/Octave (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy 2CDs ... $19.99
Genius work from the Detroit underground of the 70s – one of the greatest records ever on the now-famous Tribe Records label, and a masterpiece of soul, jazz, and righteous spirit! The session's headed by tenor player Wendell Harrison – and it's got an all-star Motor City lineup that includes Marcus Belgrave on trumpet, Phil Ranelin on trombone, Jeamel Lee on vocals, Charles Eubanks on electric piano, and Charles Moore on flugelhorn. The tracks have a spacious spiritual approach that recalls some of the later Archie Shepp on Impulse – a blend of soul jazz with slight touches of electric instrumentation, some vocals, and a very progressive spirit overall – stepping proud in the new freedoms of the 70s, yet still swinging and very groovy. Titles include "Angela's Dilemma", "What We Need", "How Do We End All Of This Madness", "Merciful", and "Beneficent". Plus, this stunning 2CD edition features the full sessions and rare mixes from the album – 12 more tracks that include "What We Need (first version)", "Angela's Dilemma (inst first version)", "How Do We End All Of This Madness (inst first version)", "Merciful (alt mix)", "Beneificent (alt mix)", "Wife (alt mix)", "How Do We End All Of This Madness (vocal alt)", and "Angela's Dilemma (voc alt mix)". CD
Also available Message From The Tribe (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99

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Jackie ParisJackie Paris Sound ... LP
East West, 1958. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A pretty obscure record by Jackie Paris – a light-voiced jazz singer who cut some key albums in the 50s! The set was very briefly issued by East West, a short-lived Atlantic Records subsidiary – and features Paris singing to some great small group accompaniment from players that include Barry Galbraith on guitar, Wendell Marshall on bass, and Joe Benjamin on drums. The feel is easy and laidback – in the same intimate small group vocal style used by Joe Derise, Matt Dennis, and others of the great lost male jazz singer era of the time. Titles include "It's Only A Paper Moon", "On A Slow Boat To China", "Until The Real Thing Comes Along", "We Three", "I've Got A Pocketful Of Dreams", "This Is My Night To Dream", and "This Year's Kisses". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, with deep groove! Vinyl has a few light surface marks from the old inner sleeve, but this is a nice copy overall.)

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✨✧ Phil RanelinInspiration ... CD
Wide Hive/P-Vine (Japan), 2004. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic album from trombonist Phil Ranelin – best known for his groundbreaking work in the 70s Detroit Tribe Records scene, but sounding pretty darn great here too! The album's got a style that really recalls the genius of the Detroit scene back in the day – and features long soul jazz tracks that spin out in a spiritual groove, always pushing the boundaries with a sense of exploration, but never going too far out to lose their sense of soul. Ranelin's working here with special guess that include Pharoah Sanders and Wendell Harrison – but the real charm of the set comes from the core group, a collective of reed players who dip, turn, bend, and soar under Ranelin's rich vision – playing beautifully on a set of original tunes that includes "Freddie's Groove", "This One's For Trane", "Horace's Scope", "Spirit Of Dolphy", and "Beyond A Memory". CD
(Includes obi.)
 
 
 



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