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Harry Bloom/Todd Matshikiza/Pat WilliamsKing Kong – All African Jazz Opera ... LP
Gallo (South Africa), Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
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
(Original South African pressing!)
 
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Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim)Black Lightning ... LP
Chiaroscuro, 1976. Very Good+ ... $14.99
An album that was issued in the US, but which actually features excellent work that Abdullah Ibrahim/Dollar Brand recorded for the Gallo label in South Africa – the kind of edgier work that we often prefer next to some of his solo and trio material! The key force here is the horns – as one side of the record features work from Kippie Moketsi on alto, Basil Manenberg on tenor and flute, and Duku Makasi on tenor – and the flipside features a quartet with Manenberg again – a player whose deep tones really make for a perfect combination with Dollar Brand's snakey piano lines. Moketsi is great, as always – with that offbeat reed sound that always makes his performances so unique. Side one includes the extended groover "Black Lightning", and side 2 features a rendition of "Blue Monk", plus "Little Boy", and "Black & Brown Cherries". LP, Vinyl record album

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Paco De LuciaEl Duende Flamenco De Paco De Lucia ... CD
Philips/Universal (Spain), 1972. Used ... $6.99
The album may have "flamenco" in the title, but in the hands of Paco De Lucia, the style is something else entirely – 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, or bury feeling with any overdone sense of technique! Instead, De Lucia creates this really special sort of magic on the instrument – unlocking amazing tones and colors with effortless ease – all with the energy you might expect from a free jazz musician on the instrument, yet always directed in a tuneful, musical way. The album's a key early accomplishment from Paco – and although some tracks have light additional strings, these are used very gently to shade in the background, and still leave the set with the feeling of a solo album overall. Titles include "Percusion Flamenca", "Barrio La Vina", "De Madruga", "Cuando Canta El Gallo", "Canestera", "Punta Del Faro", and "Farolillo De Ferria". CD

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Chico O'FarrillBrisas Del Caribe ... LP
Orfeon (Mexico), Late 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
Lesser known Cuban work from Chico O'Farrill – recording here with singers that include Chico Andrade, Tono Montane, and Romelio Rodriguez, as well as the instrumental group of Girardo Rodriguez. Titles include "Babalu", "Panama Viejo", "Alma Llanera", "Matilda", "Guarare", "Sun Sun Babae", and "El Gallo Tuerto". LP, Vinyl record album
(Uruguayan pressing on Clave. Cover has splitting in the spine.)

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VariousMetti Una Bossa A Cena ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2000. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99
A fantastic collection of rare bossa material from Italy! The set's one of the best we've ever seen of this type, and it's a completely fresh batch of tunes that breaks past a lot of the other Italian compilations of recent years. Some of the artists are familiar names – like Morricone, Piccioni, and Trovajoli – but there's plenty of other artists that we've never even heard before! A few themes are reworkings of familiar soundtrack tunes, but most of the material is original – and done with a sparkling sound that's really great! The grooves are filled with loads of tight drums, bubbling organ, jangly piano, and sweet female vocals in sort of a Morricone-ish tradition. Great stuff, and with 20 excellent tracks that include "Amori Finiti" by Giancarlo Gazzani, "Relief" by The Black Fire, "Rossana" by Armando Trovajoli, "Sometime" by A Santisteban, "Tema Di Linda" by Franco Micalizzi, "Curriculum" by Franco Chiari, "Coronado 990" by Orchestra Henry Stone, "Meditation" by Romano Mussolini, and "Warm Blood" by Tullio Gallo. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim)Black Lightning ... LP
Chiaroscuro, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album that was issued in the US, but which actually features excellent work that Abdullah Ibrahim/Dollar Brand recorded for the Gallo label in South Africa – the kind of edgier work that we often prefer next to some of his solo and trio material! The key force here is the horns – as one side of the record features work from Kippie Moketsi on alto, Basil Manenberg on tenor and flute, and Duku Makasi on tenor – and the flipside features a quartet with Manenberg again – a player whose deep tones really make for a perfect combination with Dollar Brand's snakey piano lines. Moketsi is great, as always – with that offbeat reed sound that always makes his performances so unique. Side one includes the extended groover "Black Lightning", and side 2 features a rendition of "Blue Monk", plus "Little Boy", and "Black & Brown Cherries". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ La Playa SextetSi Si La Playa ... LP
United Artists, 1964. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Loads of groovers – maybe more than usual! Titles include "La Guajima Tomasa", "Sambia", "Echa Martin", "Busca La Tuyo", "Goza Mi Pachanga", and "Picalo Gallo". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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✨✧ Toshiko AkiyoshiTen Gallon Shuffle (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Baystate/RCA (Japan), 1984. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A hokey title and cover, but a great little record – a lesser-known gem from the Toshiko Akioshi big band, recorded in the mid 80s for Japanese release! Toshiko's still working strongly with reedman Lew Tabackin here – and as always, the sound of the reeds really make the record – not only on the bold ensemble passages, but also on the snakey, well-crafted solos that slide out of the fuller arrangements – letting Lew, Frank Wess, and Jim Snidero contribute some really great work on the longer tracks. Titles include "Ten Gallon Shuffle", "Fading Beauty", "Blue Dream", and "Happy Hoofer" – and in case you're wondering, that's a young Monday Michiru on the cover! CD
(Blu-spec CD 2 pressing!)

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✨✧ Jim Galloway & Jay McShannJim & Jay's Christmas ... CD
Sackville, 1992. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great small combo Holiday album – one that really brings out some of the bluer sides of the Christmas songs it features! The group features the legendary Jay McShann on piano, and Jim Galloway on soprano, tenor, and baritone sax – working here with just bass and drums in a quartet, which leaves plenty of room for both of the leaders to really open up on the tunes! There's a bit of a Kansas City vibe to some of the best cuts – as if you're hearing the tracks in the backroom of a tavern, well past midnight on Christmas Eve – when that special sort of Holiday sadness has set in. Titles include "I'll Be Home For Christmas", "The Christmas Song", "Christmas In New Orleans", "Auld Lang Syne", "Christmas Night In Harlem", "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear", and "White Christmas". CD

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✨✧ Milt Hinton/Ralph Sutton/Gus Johnson/Jim GallowaySackville All Star Christmas Record ... CD
Sackville, 1986. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sweet little Christmas jazz album – done in a mix of older styles, which creates a nicely different vibe than other records of this nature! The lineup is spare and focused – Jim Galloway on soprano sax, Ralph Sutton on piano, Milt Hinton on bass, and Gus Johnson on drums – and all players work together with a knowledge of jazz styles that encompasses decades, and which works to flesh out the tunes in very personal ways – especially the overall construction of the rhythm and melody, which makes good breaks from the usual, without ever going outside or getting too gimmicky. Titles include "We Three Kings", "Silent Night", "Let It Snow", "Santa Claus Came In The Spring", and "At The Christmas Ball". CD

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John Coltrane/John HandyJohn Coltrane & John Handy Quintet ... LP
Session Disc, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Quite an unusual pairing on a single LP, and we sure wish there were more notes on the music! We're not entirely sure both players work together here – although Handy serves up a version of his great "No Coast", and the group has an excellent trumpeter. Other titles include "The Colt Gallops", "I Want To Talk About You", and "Train Stops In The Night". LP, Vinyl record album

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Jean Bosco MwendaJean Bosco Mwenda ... LP
Mississippi, 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
A crucial slice of work from Jean Bosco Mwenda – a South African singer and guitarist that most folks know from famous Hugh Tracey recordings of the 50s, but who's represented here on a range of early 78rpm singles done for his nation's Gallotone label! The style is very stripped-down on most numbers – just Jean's fantastically melodic guitar playing, wrapped around a rhythmic impulse that's gently emphasized by light percussion, often on a bottle – then matched with the sing-song style of his vocalizations, which have a lyrical power that goes way beyond language. Titles include "Mwami", "Mukabe", "Bibi Mulevi", "Twafurahi Mwaka Mupia", "Kwa Leza", "Kubisha Na Bakubwa", "Ku Budongo", "Kijana Moja", and "Mama Kilio E". LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousStereo Dynamics! To Scare Hell Out Of Your Neighbors ... LP
Stereo-Fidelity, Early 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
Weird mix of jazz, classical, exotica, and more – all packaged together in a cover that features two skeletons hanging from a set of gallows! The tracks aren't as scary as the cover – but the hi-fi package is a good one, and there's a few nice numbers, like "Theme From Richard Diamond" and "Scheherajazz" done by Skip Martin, and the cool "Fire Goddess" by the Surfmen. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has split seams with tape remnants at the bottom.)

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✨✧ Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin III ... LP
Atlantic, 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The third in Led Zeppelin's spectacular run of early albums – each one either matching or topping its predecessor, depending on one's personal favorite – and a record with an influence that's as massive as the sound! The record's got a pair of of Zep's best-remembered songs in "Immigrant Song" and their take on the traditional "Gallows Pole", but the whole thing is great – and a great balance of their earlier bombast with a lot more acoustic moments. Other tracks include "Friends", "Celebration Day", "Tangerine" and "Hats Off (To Roy Harper)". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with SD 7201 catalog number & Rockefeller addressin the the die-cut revolving image cover.)

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✨✧ Mario Pavone Dialect TrioPhilosophy ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2019. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Pianist Mario Pavone always has a nicely cascading sensibility in his music – and that seems to be the case here more than ever, in a trio that moves along nicely with bass from Matt Mitchell and drums from the wonderful Tyshawn Sorey! The group has a sense of energy that leaps and lopes along – gently galloping at most moments, with these cascades of sounds, tones, and colors from Pavone's strong hands on the piano – almost building in intensity more and more as the album moves on! Titles include "Iskmix", "Noka", "Circles", "Philosophy", and "The Beginning". CD

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✨✧ NeuNeu! (US pressing) ... LP
Billingsgate, 1971. Good ... Out Of Stock
Electronics and rock stripped to its bare essentials on the first and extra outstanding Neu album – an avant classic and arguably admissable to the list of the most important rock albums ever! Neu! was recorded with Conny Plank, delivering the prototypical Krautrock goods in all its motoric glory – with the group working as trio featuring different drummers on each side, but still based around the duo of early Kraftwerk gods Michael Rother and Klaus Dinger. Unlike later efforts, the pieces here are a bit longer stretching out – for better hypnotic effect – and riveting from the first beat to last note. Titles include "Hallogallo", "Sonderangerbot", "I'm Gluck", "Wissensee", and "Lieber Honig". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with red & white labels, with stains on the white side. NOTE – Vinyl has marks and residue, plays with surface noise and crackles. Cover is heavily stained and flaky at the spine.)

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✨✧ LAXLAX ... LP
Prelude, 1979. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
As you might guess from their name, LAX hail from the west coast – one of the few groups from that part of the country to record for Prelude, and every bit as great as the club acts from the east! Ralph Benetar handles arrangements and songwriting here – and lead vocals are by Laura Lucero and Roy Galloway – trading off a bit between the tunes, but also singing together in sweet duet formation at times too! The quality of the set is higher than you'd expect from the cheesy cover – almost equal parts soul and disco – with tracks that include "Woman Ad Lib", "I Don't Wanna Be Under Cover", "Don't Stop", "Saturday Night Something Special", "Slow Disco Dancing", and "Dancin At The Disco". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is lightly shopworn.)
 
 
 



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