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✨✧ Lou ReedBlue Mask ... LP
RCA, 1981. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
The incredible later masterpiece from Lou Reed – still one of the great rock records of the early 80s and a real late peak for Lou! It's an electric guitars and straight forward songcraft focused set, with Lou in an accessible, but still edgy mode. The intense commitment to his vocals are as chilling as they'd been in years, too. Titles include "My House", "Underneath The Bottle", "Average Guy", "The Heroine", "Heavenly Arms", "The Day John Kennedy Died", and "The Blue Mask". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later black label pressing in a barcode cover, which has light surface wear.q)

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Lou ReedHero & Heroine ... CD
Swingin' Pig (Luxembourg), 1972. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Lou ReedHot Hips (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Arista, 1985. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Maybe one of the strangest packages ever for a Lou Reed song – a promo issue of this tune from the soundtrack to Perfect, with Jamie Lee Curtis in aerobic clothes on the front! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Lou ReedMistrial ... LP
RCA, 1986. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Titles include "No Money Down", "Mama's Got A Lover", "Tell It To Your Heart", "Don't Hurt A Woman", "Outside", "Mistrial", "Video Violence", and "The Original Wrapper". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Lou ReedNew Sensations ... LP
RCA, 1984. Near Mint- ... $29.99
An overlooked gem from the mid 80s – with "High In The City", "Doin The Things That We Want To", "What Becomes A Legend Most", "I Love You Suzanne", and "New Sensations". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original black label pressing with Sterling stamp. Cover has a tiny split in the bottom seam, and some smudges in back at the bottom.)

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Lou ReedNew York (crystal clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Sire, 1989. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $33.99 34.99
A great late 80s return to form for Lou Reed – a record set in a New York that's a bit different than the gritty one of his youth, but which is captured here by Lou with that vivid sense of songwriting that always made his urban themes some of the best in rock and roll! The set's designed to be listened to straight through – like a book or a movie, Lou mentions in the notes – and the songs are set to well-crafted guitar work mostly by Reed, augmented with work from Mike Rathke – delivered in a vocal style that's found a newly-confident way of moving between singing and speech. Titles include "Dirty Blvd", "Endless Cycle", "Busload Of Faith", "Sick Of You", "Hold On Mr Waldheim", "Xmas In February", "Strawman", "Dime Store Mstery", "Romeo Had Juliette", and "The Last Great American Whale". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition Rocktober 2021 pressing – brick and mortar store exclusive! 2LP remastered pressing.)

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Lou ReedRock & Roll Heart ... LP
Arista, 1976. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has ring and edge wear, bent corners, a peeled spot from sticker removal, and a cutout notch.)

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Lou ReedRock N Roll Animal ... LP
RCA, 1974. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Lou Reed at his mid 70s live peak! Volumes have already been and will continue to be written about Lou's output in the 70s, and rightly so. This set is particularly amazing in that it follows the artful highpoint/financial failure that is Berlin – so Lou is doing the rock & roll star thing here, kinda given the people what they want in a way. What's so amazing here is that it doesn't feel like a cash-in, it's crazy good and geniunely passionate stuff! The blazing guitars don't hurt, nor does the fact the the set is heavy with Velvets-era faves. Includes "Intro/Sweet Jane", "Heroin", "White Light/White Heat", "Lady Day" and "Rock N' Roll". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Lou ReedRock N Roll Animal (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/BMG (Japan), 1974. Used Gatefold ... $14.99
Lou Reed at his mid 70s live peak! Volumes have already been and will continue to be written about Lou's output in the 70s, and rightly so. This set is particularly amazing in that it follows the artful highpoint/financial failure that is Berlin – so Lou is doing the rock & roll star thing here, kinda given the people what they want in a way. What's so amazing here is that it doesn't feel like a cash-in, it's crazy good and geniunely passionate stuff! The blazing guitars don't hurt, nor does the fact the the set is heavy with Velvets-era faves. Includes "Intro/Sweet Jane", "Heroin", "White Light/White Heat", "Lady Day" and "Rock N' Roll". CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Lou ReedTransformer (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA, 1972. New Copy ... $4.99 6.99
Lou Reed's fantastic early solo LP – melding the aloof, plaintive vocal performance style he perfected with the Velvets and unbelievable sharp songwriting with the vamped up, fuzzed out guitars of Mick Ronson, some symphonic touches, and the guiding spirit of Ziggy Stardust era Bowie. This is a record that could have failed on any number of levels, but it worked perfectly, making Lou an unlikely rock star and setting the bar pretty, pretty high, even if the makeup was a bit much for Lou! Titles include the iconic "Take A Walk On The Wild Side", "Vicious", "Andy's Chest", "Perfect Day", "Hangin Round", "Make Up", the Ziggy like "Satellite Of Love""Wagon Wheel", "I'm So Free" and more. This CD edition includes the previously unreleased bonus acoustic demo versions of "Hangin Round" and "Perfect Day". CD

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Lou Reed & John CaleSongs For Drella ... CD
Sire, 1990. Used ... $4.99
... CD
Also available Songs For Drella ... CD 6.99

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Lou Reed & John CaleSongs For Drella ... CD
Sire/Warner (Japan), 1990. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print, 2006 Japanese pressing.)
Also available Songs For Drella ... CD 4.99

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Lou Reed & Kris KristoffersonBottom Line Archive Series – In Their Own Words With Vin Scelsa ... LP
Bottom Line, 1994. New Copy 3LPs ... $29.99 On December 10, 2021
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Bumped from Black Friday 2021 to Decenber 2021. Limited indie store exclusive.) This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, December 10.

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✨✧ Lou ReedCity Lights – Classic Performances By Lou Reed ... LP
Arista, 1986. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lou ReedBells ... LP
Arista, 1979. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve. Cover has a trace of a price sticker and light surface wear.)

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✨✧ Lou ReedTransformer (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA, 1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
Lou Reed's fantastic early solo LP – melding the aloof, plaintive vocal performance style he perfected with the Velvets and unbelievable sharp songwriting with the vamped up, fuzzed out guitars of Mick Ronson, some symphonic touches, and the guiding spirit of Ziggy Stardust era Bowie. This is a record that could have failed on any number of levels, but it's works perfectly, making Lou an unlikely rock star and setting the bar pretty, pretty high, even if the makeup was a bit much for Lou! Titles include the iconic "Take A Walk On The Wild Side", "Vicious", "Andy's Chest", "Perfect Day", "Hangin Round", "Make Up", the Ziggy like "Satellite Of Love""Wagon Wheel", "I'm So Free" and more. This CD edition includes the previously unreleased bonus acoustic demo versions of "Hangin Round" and "Perfect Day". CD
Also available Transformer (with bonus tracks) ... CD 4.99

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VariousWhat Goes On – The Songs Of Lou Reed ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s/2010s. New Copy ... $16.99 22.99
A wide-ranging set, and one that really gets at the influence of the music of Lou Reed over the years – as the collection brings together songs penned by Reed from back in the day, but which continue to get new handling by a variety of artists in more recent decades! As some folks know, Lou first started out as a songwriter – knocking out tunes for no-name groups issued on budget labels – and although the music of the Velvet Underground and Reed's solo work could sometimes get way-out, at the core there were always all these really great songs – the kinds of tunes that are featured here, on interpretations from a really great array of different groups and singers! As with other titles in this series from Ace, the notes are great – lots of history and other details too – to accompany a set list of 20 titles that include "What Goes On" by Bryan Ferry, "Pale Blue Eyes" by Alejandro Escovedo, "Run Run Run" by Echo & The Bunnymen, "I'm Waiting For The Man" by Beck, "We Are The People" by Iggy Pop, "Rock & Roll" by Detroit, "Sunday Morning" by Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs, "I'll Be Your Mirror" by The Primitives, "New Age" by Rachel Sweet, "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams" by Nico, "Perfect Day" by Kirsty MacColl & Evan Dando, "Vicious" by Lloyd Cole, "Train Round The Bend" by The Soft Boys, "Femme Fatale" by Tracey Thorn, "I'm Set Free" by Yo La Tengo, "Walk On The Wild Side" by The Dynamics, and "All Tomorrow's Parties" by June Tabor & Oyster Band. CD

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✨✧ Anthony DeCurtisLou Reed – A Life (hardcover) ... Book
Little Brown, 2017. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Maybe the definitive book on the life and career of the legendary Lou Reed – served up in the huge amount of detail and respectful attention to the artist that we've come to expect from writer Anthony DeCurtis! DeCurtis does an especially great job of looking at the early years of Lou's career – that long journey in the underbelly of the music business before arriving at fame with the Velvet Underground – and he also follows Lou much longer than other biographers do too – to trace the happier moments and maturity that marked his later decades. The hardcover volume is 519 pages, and includes a section of images in the middle. Book
(Spine has a small remainder mark. Please Note – The dust jacket has some light shelf wear.)

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✨✧ Velvet UndergroundBest Of The Velvet Underground (Words & Music Of Lou Reed) ... CD
Verve, Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)
 
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Christian Fevret, Carole Mirabello, JC Gabel, & Margret Ross, edsVelvet Underground Experience (hardcover) ... Book
Hat & Beard, 2019. New Copy ... $52.99 60.00
One of the greatest books we've ever seen on The Velvet Underground – and one that definitely lives up to the promise of the title! The volume brings together interviews, essays, and other material over the space of the group's career, and beyond – but all mixed with vintage images, artwork, and other unusual visual elements – so that the whole thing almost feels as if it was put together by Warhol as a way to document and present the group! The book features essays and writings by Tony Conrad, Jonas Mekas, Allen Ginsberg, and members of the group – including Lou Reed, John Cale, and Sterling Morrison – and also includes side-steps on contemporaries and influences as well. 216 pages, hardcover, with images in color and black and white. Book

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NicoDrama Of Exile ... LP
Aura/Modern Harmonic, 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
The stunning rebirth of Nico at the start of the 80s – a set that was done many years after her previous record, The End – and one that shows the ex-Velvet Underground singer finding a whole new style for her music! Nico's still very dark and moody – as you'd guess from her heroin-ravaged look on the cover – and the music here shows some of the influence of the Bowie/Eno experiments of the late 70s, mixed with some of the new territory opened up by post-punk too – all given this sharp sound with lots of guitar lines from Mahamad Hadi, who almost acts like the Robert Quine to Nico's Lou Reed! Speaking of Lou, the album features a stunningly great remake of "Waiting For The Man" – whose subject Nico was probably more familiar with by this time than anyone else – plus the tunes "Orly Flight", "The Sphinx", "Genghis Khan", "Purple Lips", "One More Chance", "Henry Hudson", and a remake of "Heroes". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Drama Of Exile (with bonus tracks) ... CD 15.99

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✨✧ NicoDrama Of Exile (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Aura/Modern Harmonic, 1981. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
The stunning rebirth of Nico at the start of the 80s – a set that was done many years after her previous record, The End – and one that shows the ex-Velvet Underground singer finding a whole new style for her music! Nico's still very dark and moody – as you'd guess from her heroin-ravaged look on the cover – and the music here shows some of the influence of the Bowie/Eno experiments of the late 70s, mixed with some of the new territory opened up by post-punk too – all given this sharp sound with lots of guitar lines from Mahamad Hadi, who almost acts like the Robert Quine to Nico's Lou Reed! Speaking of Lou, the album features a stunningly great remake of "Waiting For The Man" – whose subject Nico was probably more familiar with by this time than anyone else – plus the tunes "Orly Flight", "The Sphinx", "Genghis Khan", "Purple Lips", "One More Chance", "Henry Hudson", and a remake of "Heroes". CD features 8 more bonus tracks – alternate takes of every tune on the record! CD
Also available Drama Of Exile ... LP 23.99

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Iggy PopIdiot ... LP
RCA, 1977. Very Good ... $59.99
Iggy's first proper solo record, and a strange morass of junkie desperation and guttural punk funk! The Idiot is the ultimately the culmination of a very smart decision to move away from the guitar roar of the Stooges and closer to the sounds his longtime champion David Bowie was experimenting with at the time, with a little bit of Lou Reed for good measure – but make no mistakes, this is Iggy's show. It's as fascinating overall as it is impressive on a more visceral level, with heavy bass rhythms and keys intergral to the sound, and weary latenight storytelling that trips you out on contact. All tunes co-written by Bowie, who would go on to make a lot of money off "China Girl" a few years into the 80s when the world was more ready for it, plus the classic "Nightclubbing", "Sister Midnight", "Baby", "Dum, Dum Boys", "Tiny Girls" and "Mass Production". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing, APL1-2275, with lyre etch.)
Also available Idiot (180 gram pressing) ... LP 20.99

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Iggy PopIdiot (180 gram pressing) ... LP
RCA/4 Men With Beards, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.98
Iggy's second solo LP proper, and a strange morass of junkie desperation and gutteral white punk funk – a conscious decision to move away from the guitar roar of the Stooges era and closer to the sounds his longtime champion David Bowie was experimenting with at the time, with a little bit of Lou Reed for good measure – but make no mistakes, this is Iggy's show. It's as fascinating as it is impressive on a more visceral level, heavy bass rhythms and keys intergral to the sound, and weary latenight storytelling that trips you out on contact. All tunes co-written by Bowie, who would go on to make a lot of money off "China Girl" a few years into the 80s when the world was more ready for it, plus the classic "Nightclubbing", "Sister Midnight", "Baby", "Dum, Dum Boys", "Tiny Girls" and "Mass Production". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Idiot ... LP 59.99

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SupersaxChasin The Bird ... LP
MPS, 1977. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Bop modes, updated strongly for the 70s – and played by a hip group of older players who really know how to cook! Supersax is led by Med Flory on alto, who also did the arrangements – and works here with great reed help from Warne Marsh and Jay Migliori on tenor, Joe Lopes on alto, and Jack Nimitz on baritone – plus soaring sounds from Conte Candoli and Blue Mitchell on trumpets, Frank Rosolino on trombone, and Lou Levy on piano – all of whom really help the reed players find their groove! Charts are large, as is the ensemble, but there's a nice sense of individual personalities too – even when all the saxophonists are taking a solo together at once. Titles include "Shaw Nuff", "Drifting On A Reed", "Oop Bop Sh'Bam", "Now's The Time", and "The Song Is You". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ Velvet UndergroundVelvet Underground (3rd LP) ... CD
Verve, 1969. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The incredible third album from The Velvet Underground – and maybe our favorite of all their albums together – even though this one is far less weird or experimental than the rest! After their initial foray with Nico, and their bombastic sonic experiments on White Light/White Heat, the VU hit this wonderfully subtle territory here – these really personal, moody songs that still have all the knowledge of the wilder sounds of previous records, but which take those farther reaches and bring them back to more focused songwriting – with results that are completely sublime! There's no side-long jams, nor any fuzzy freakouts – but instead, the album's filled with these wonderful songs that really show Lou Reed really honing his craft – able to touch on all the seamy edges of late 60s counterculture, without ever having to hit you over the head – and likewise, the band's instrumentation has this way of using all their wider knowledge of noise and sound in these really refined ways – at a level that opened the door for so many other generations to come. The result is a masterpiece all the way through – and every track is a landmark of dark genius – on titles that include "Pale Blue Eyes", "After Hours", "I'm Set Free", "That's The Story Of My Life", "Candy Says", "What Goes On", and "Jesus". CD

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VariousJon Savage's 1972 to 1976 – All Our Times Have Come ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 24.99
Writer Jon Savage is maybe best known for his work on the early years of punk in England – and here, Savage steps back just a bit – to contextualize the rise of the new music in all sorts of other styles that were bubbling up in the mid 70s! Part of the set is a pathway to punk – especially on some of the glam and power pop cuts that clearly point the way ahead – but there's also a nice mix of hard rock, a bit of prog, and even some catchier numbers that really fit the feel of the package – and show what a wonderful mix of modes was taking place in the mid 70s – a great wake up call to anyone who thinks that things were dead until punk came along! The 2CD package is overflowing with surprises – 44 tracks, with notes from Savage as well – for titles that include "So Far" by Faust, "Hey Joe (version)" by Patti Smith, "Kings Of Speed" by Hawkwind, "Third Uncle" by Brian Eno, "After Eight" by Neu, "Easy To Slip" by Little Feat, "Girl From Germany" by Sparks, "End Unkind" by Grin, "Andy Warhol" by Dana Gillespie, "Yang Yang" by Yoko Ono, "Vicious" by Lou Reed, "She Means A Lot To Me" by Smyle, "When My Baby's Beside Me" by Big Star, "One Of The Boys" by Mott The Hoople, "Max's Kansas City 76 (part 1)" by Wayne County, "Cherry Bomb" by The Runaways, "Train Train" by Count Bishops, "I Don't Mind" by Dr Feelgood, "Slow Death" by Flamin Groovies, and "You Really Got Me" by Hammersmith Gorillas. CD

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VariousYou Heard Them Here First – Rock's Icons Before They Were Famous ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
A really cool little collection – one that features early work by a host of famous rockers and 60s pop acts – many of whom are recording here before using their better-known later names! The music's pulled from both sides of the Atlantic, and often has a nicely rough-edged feel – bits of garage rock, mod soul,a nd more – performed by artists who include Peter Frampton, Mike Nesmith, The Byrds, Cher, David Bowie, Lou Reed, Ry Cooder, Neil Young, Lee Hazlewood, Narry Nilsson, Love, and others! As always with Ace, the notes are great – and really help illuminate these rare gems – and titles include "It's My Time" by The Mynah Birds, "Your Love" by Lewis Reed, "Stop Calling Me Baby" by Danny Lee, "Dream Baby" by Cherilyn, "In The Midnight Hour" by The Pigeons, "I Can Fly" by The Herd, "You Made Me Fall" by Marty Balin, "Prison Break" by The Paramours, "Rumble-Still-Skins" by Arthur Lee & The LAGs, "Groovy Little Suzie" by Bo-Pete, "Can't Let Her See Me Cry" by Mark Robinson, "Hole In My Pocket" by The Rockets, "Candy Man" by The Rising Sons, and "Liza Jane" by Davie Jones with The King Bees. CD

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✨✧ William ParkerFor Those Who Are – Still (3CD set) ... CD
Aum Fidelity, 2015. Used 3 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful box of work from bassist William Parker – and a set that actually features three very different projects, all brought together in a single set! First up is a CD that features a long piece commissioned by The Kitchen – "For Fannie Lou Hamer" – with music by Parker in an ensemble that includes JD Parran on reeds, Ravi Best on trumpet, Masahiko Kono on trombone, and a bit of vocals from Leena Conquest. That same CD features shorter pieces grouped under the title Vermeer – dedicated to the painter, and featuring some beautiful, soulful work from Parker on bass, Darryl Foster on soprano sax, Eri Yamamoto on piano, and Leena Conquest on voice. CD two features Red Giraffe With Dreadlocks – a lot better than it sounds from the title, and spiritual sounds from an ensemble that mixes core jazz elements with some wider global musical ideas – featuring Parker on bass, Hamid Drake on drums, Rob Brown on alto, Bill Cole on double reed instruments, Klaas Heckman on flute, Molla Sylla on mbira and ngoni, and Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay on electronic shruti box. Both Sylla and Bandyopadhyay vocalize a bit – and titles include "The Giraffe Cances", "Where Do You Send The Poem", "Tour Of The Flying Poem", and "Souls Have Fallen Like Rain". Last is Ceremonies For Those Who Are Still – which features a core trio with Parker on bass and flutes, Charles Gayle on piano and saxes, and Mike Reed on drums – augmented by the NFM Orchestra, who shade in the jazz performances with some subtle colors and tones – quite an unusual match between these talents. The CD also features a long improvisation – "Escapade For Sonny" – running over 25 minutes, and just featuring the core trio of Parker, Gayle, and Reed. Packaged in a very nice box, with a booklet of notes! CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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✨✧ Ezra BooksteinSmith Tapes 1969 to 1972 – Lost Interviews With Rock Stars & Icons ... Book
Princeton Architectural Press, Late 60s/Early 70s/2015. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Not rare tapes by The Smiths – but a book of rare interviews conducted by journalist Howard Smith – an overlooked counterculture figure whose questions and commentary here go way past the usual fluff! The book features complete interviews conducted between 1966 and 1972 – key American cultural years, in which Smith interacts with a diverse array of figures – including Norma Mailer, Yoko Ono, Jerry Garcia, Allen Ginsberg, Dick Gregory, George Harrison, R Buckminster Fuller, Sly Stone, Lou Reed, Frank Zappa, Andy Warhol, Pete Townshed, Jane Fonda, and dozens of others! There's a definite hippie bent to some of the subject matter – but a surprising amount of depth – the kind of insight and writing that Rolling Stone was known for at the start. 415 pages of very dense text, with some black and white images – softcover. Book

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✨✧ VariousWe Love Elvis – From His Ducktail To His Sideburns ... CD
Righteous (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Here's a genre that most folks have forgotten about, but which was a pretty big one at the time, and great to rediscover all these many years later – the wide world of the Elvis Presley tribute record, served up here in a host of rare 45s from the glory days of the 7" single! Much of the work has a raw rocking quality that would have made The King plenty proud – and there's also a nice mix of both styles and subject matter – so that the tunes aren't just about loving Elvis and his music, but also documenting the ups and downs of his career and its larger impact on modern music. Titles include "All American Boy" by Bobby Bare, "I Dreamed I Was Elvis" by Sonny Cole, "The King Is Coming Back" by Billy & Eddie, "Elvis Presley For President" by Lou Monte, "Oh Elvis" by Reed Harper, "Hey Mr Presley" by Pete De Bree, "I Want Elvis For Christmas" by Eddie Cochran & Holly Twins, "All About Elvis" by Milt Oshins, "Elvis" by Julie Lang, "Don't Knock Elvis" by Felton Jarvis, "Elvis In The Army" by Jaybee Wasden, and "The Story Of Elvis Presley" by Jim Ford. CD

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✨✧ Velvet UndergroundVelvet Underground & Nico ... CD
MGM/Polydor, Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Delicate dissonance, bruised beauty, and hazy noise pop – all in one of the best rock albums ever made – the amazing first album from the Velvet Underground and Nico! The album's the stuff of legend – and for good reason, too – a surprising slab of vinyl that barely set the world on its ear when first issued back in the mid 60s – yet a record that's gone onto have an influence felt for decades to come – arguably one of the most important rock records of all time. There's a really sinister edge to the record, even when things are sweet – and the range of subject matter and handling here is brilliant – from the dream pop slice of heaven "Sunday Morning", the melodic bitterness of "Femme Fatale", the massive White Light-esque freakout "European Son", and the sublime "Heroin" – quite possibly the inspiration for generations of drug use to come. The whole thing's a classic – with wonderful vocals from both Nico and Lou Reed – and titles include "Venus In Furs", "Run Run Run", "Black Angel's Death Song", "I'll Be Your Mirror", and "All Tomorrow's Parties". CD
 
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✨✧ Louis Moholo's Viva La BlackFreedom Tour – Live In South Africa 1993 ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1993. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An incredibly spiritual session from percussionist Louis Moholo and his ensemble Viva La Black – recorded on the occasion of a series of concerts in Moholo's homeland of South Africa – and done in a way that's as much a document of the group's trip as it is a recording of the music in the concerts. Many of the tracks are shorter passages that flow together with longer ones – piecing together the warm spirit and soulful expression allowed to the group during the tour. And the music itself shares in a heritage that runs back through the 60s work of Mingus and Roland Kirk, the 70s experiments of the AACM, and the rich jazz-in-exile work of Moholo himself! Instrumentation includes percussion, trumpet, saxes, piano, and bass – plus vocals from all the members of the group – and titles include "Use Less Sugar & Stir Like Hell", "Volunteered Slavery", "Woza", "Nikosi", "End Of Man", "Dudu P", "I'll Look All Over Afrika For You", "Drum Choir", and "Joyful Noise". CD

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Eugene DeloucheDel's Jazz Biguine – Les Annees Ritmo Paris 1951 to 1953 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Early 50s. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99 29.98
Very cool jazz from the Paris scene of the early 50s – an assortment of singles released on the Ritmo label, owned by reedman Eugene Delouche – who works here in a very cool blend of Martinique rhythms and modern jazz! The grooves here are a key part of the growing biguine style of the time – and Delouche plays alto and clarinet, and sometimes sings – although a number of other tracks feature vocals by David Martial. Not all tracks are vocal, though – and it's clear that the instrumental component is key here – on tunes that have the same crackling vibe as work from Havana during the same period – but with a very different mix of jazz and rhythms. 2CD set features 48 tracks in all, plus detailed notes in French and English – with titles that include "Missie", "Coup D'Baton", "Tes Yeux", "Les Deux Rivales", "Mina", "Gil Mambo", "Last Spleen", "Martinique", "Baby Baion", "Casita", "Porque Manolo", and "L'Homme Sans Tete". CD

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Karin KrogCloud Line Blue ... LP
Polydor (Norway), Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $49.99
Incredible work from Scandinavian singer Karin Krog! Although Krog began her career as a straight jazz vocalist, she cut a number of records in the 70's that had her pushing into a cool territory that was a lot more progressive, and which had some great Euro-fusion touches – like the sorts you'd find on classic MPS recordings. This session, recorded under the guidance of John Surman, has Krog's icy Scandinavian voice in moody settings of moog and electric keyboards, plus some spacey soprano work by Surman. The album's filled with excellent spacey soundscapes that have Surman soloing nicely on reeds, and which have Krog singing in a style that will bring to mind the radiator song from Eraserhead. Titles include "New Spring", "Alone Song", "Edge Piece", "Empty Streets", "Eyeless In Movement", and "Cloud Line Blue". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Norwegian pressing. Includes the original Polydor inner sleeve and the insert from the Japanese pressing. Cover has light wear and a small mark from sticker removal.)

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✨✧ Lou Donaldson QuintetWailing With Lou ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent early work by Lou Donaldson – recorded years before his electric funky period, and hard-grooving in the best Blue Note harbop style of the time! Lou's work on alto is impeccable here – crisp, clear, and freed from a Parker-like influence to roam freely in soulful territory that represented some of the best work of its type on the alto at the time! The group is tight and very in the pocket – with excellent Donaldson accompanist Herman Foster on piano, plus trumpet from Donald Byrd, bass from Peck Morrison, and drums from Art Taylor. Titles include "Move It", "LD Blues", "Old Folks", and "That Good Old Feeling". CD

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✨✧ Miroslav VitousMountain In The Clouds (Infinite Search) ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great early album by this famous 70s bassist – originally issued as the album Infinite Search on Embryo, but expanded here with the additional track "Cerecka". One of the greatest moments ever from bassist Miroslav Vitous – a very cool album recorded for the trippy Vortex label! The lineup here has Miroslav working with key help from the American underground – piano from Herbie Hancock, tenor from Joe Henderson, and drums from Jack DeJohnette – plus added guitar from John McLaughlin, who seems to have the same spacey sensibilities as Vitous! Henderson really opens up too – in that fluid style of his post-Blue Note work on Milestone – and obviously Herbie's a great one for a set like this too – hitting some of the spiritual modes of his Warner work. Some tracks are nice and long – and titles include "Freedom Jazz Dance", "Infinite Search", "I Will Tell Him On You", "Mountain In the Cloudes", and "Epilogue". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green and red Broadway label stereo pressing with RI suffix and AT etch. Cover has minimal wear.)

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✨✧ Eberhard Weber ColoursLittle Movements ... LP
ECM, 1980. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A set that has Weber working with great reeds from Charlie Mariano – alongside keyboards from Rainer Brunighaus and drums from John Marshall, who also plays percussion too. Titles include "Bali", "A Dark Spell", "The Last Stage Of A Long Journey", and "No Trees He Said". Mariano really gives the records a nice bite – a bit more than usual for ECM! LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Young DisciplesRoad To Freedom ... CD
Talkin' Loud (UK), 1991. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest soul albums of the past 20 years – served up here in its original format! When this killer came out in the UK in 1991, it was one of the best soul records we'd heard in years. Carleen Anderson, the then-unknown daughter of Bobby Byrd & Vicki Anderson, sung some of the deepest vocals we'd heard in years – and she was backed by funky soundscapes filled with references and homages to greats like Roy Ayers, Leroy Hutson, Leon Ware, 24-Carat Black, and many others. The record was (and is) impeccable – and it's a wondrous treat for fans of the kind of rare groove material we stock at Dusty Groove. Yet when it was originally issued in the US, Polygram stupidly "hip hopped" up the whole thing: remixed tracks, dropped vocals, and generally made the whole thing a pandering waste of an album that sounded like just another weak DJ with vocalist effort. Here, though, we've got the album in it's original format – with 10 incredible tracks, and stellar performances by the likes of Carleen Anderson, Master Ace, Johnny Lytle, Maceo Parker, and others! A treasure, and one that still sounds as fresh today! Tracks include "Apparently Nothin", "Talkin What I Feel", "All I Have", "As We Come", "Step Right On", and the majestic "Freedom Suite"! CD
(Out of print.)

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BamboosHard Up ... CD
BMG, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Lance Ferguson and The Bamboos have been around for many years – giving us albums for almost the space of two decades – and during that time, they've evolved from their roots as a lean funk combo to a much fuller ensemble, and one with an ear for the kind of tunes that have really helped them cross over big! We're not saying the group are going to become chart superstars anytime soon – but they've definitely got a style here that's full of catchy hooks, soulful lyrics, and a nicely focused sound – all while still holding onto the best elements of their funky roots! Mainman Lance is still in the lead, standing loud and strong – and the set features guest work from Durand Jones, Joey Dosik, and Ev Jones – on titles that include "While You Sleep", "Hard Up", "Power Without Greed", "The Thing About You", "If Not Now Then When", "I Just Heard You Leaving", "Ride On Time", "It's All Gonna Be OK", and "Nothing I Wanna Know About". CD

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Amiri Baraka, Jayne Cortez, & OthersBefore Columbus Foundation ... CD
Folkways, 1980. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 16.98
A hip batch of underground poetry tracks – collected together by the Before Columbus Foundation, a group dedicated to promoting the works of African-American and Native American artists! Despite the 1980 date, the collection has a feel that's similar to earlier righteous poetry albums on the Folkways label – proof that the flames were still burning strong in the underground, even though artists such as these weren't getting as much mainstream attention at the end of the 70s! Most readings are recorded live, with a relatively spare, stark sound – and performances include "Dope" by Amiri Baraka, "St Louis Woman" by Ishmael Reed, "For The Poets" by Jayne Cortez, "Bark Is What Us Dogs Do" by David Meltzer, "Flipochinos, Being Your Woman, & Pacific Lover" by Cyn Zarco, and "Artist/Art This" by Victor Hernandez Cruz. CD
(Special limited CD – pressed up for us by the Smithsonian Folkways label. Comes with original cover artwork, and the CD also features a PDF file with the original liner notes and other materials from the original record release.)

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James BrownThere It Is ... CD
Polydor/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1972. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Raw power and righteous energy from James Brown – a set that still has all the best funk elements of his longer-form albums of the time, but which also packs an even stronger political message too! The vibe of the record is clear from the image on the cover – the most powerful since Payback – and James is even more focused in the lyrics, which bite harder than some of his other commentary of the period – while still allowing the JBs plenty of room to serve up some heavy funk in the process! Titles include the classics "Public Enemy #1" and "King Heroin", both hard soul political tracks – and the funkier side of The Godfather is represented by the killer cuts "Talkin Loud & Sayin Nothing" and James own version of "I Need Help" (which was also recorded by Bobby Byrd). The album also includes a great duet with Vicki Anderson on "Who Am I", the excellent title cut "There It Is", and a surprisingly nice version of "Never Can Say Goodbye" – as well as the single "I'm A Greedy Man". CD

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Sonny CrissJoy Of Sax ... LP
ABC, 1977. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A sweet batch of soulful fusion from alto saxophonist Sonny Criss – quite different than the small group acoustic sessions that made up most of his career – but a shining light in his later revival, and an album that really got him in touch with a wider range of listeners! The style here is full and soulful – arranged by Wade Marcus with a mix of larger jazz ensemble playing, and a bit of strings – similar to styles used a the time for Lou Donaldson, Willis Jackson, and other 60s reedmen. Criss is right out front on alto, and other players include Blue Mitchell on trumpet and Patrice Rushen on keyboards – working nicely here in a style that's almost Kudo or CTI. Titles include "Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing", "Turn Me Loose", "Stolen Moments", and "Midnight Mellow". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, some surface wear, small sticker spot, and is bent around the edges.)

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✨✧ Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan & OthersJazz Giants '58 ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An all-star session put together by Verve in 1958 – one that features a septet of some of the label's biggest giants in jazz at the time! The format here is a bit open-ended – almost like some of the earlier JATP sessions on Verve – with lots of room for personal interaction between the soloists, especially the horn players in the lead! These include Stan Getz on tenor, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, and Harry Edison on trumpet – working alongside Oscar Peterson on piano, Herb Ellis on guitar, Ray Brown on bass, and Louis Bellson on drums. Titles include a beautiful extended "Ballad Medley" – really a great illustration of the freedoms that Verve brought to jazz recording in the 50s – plus the titles"Chocolate Sundae", "When Your Lover Has Gone", and "Candy". CD

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Oliver LakeNTU – Point From Which Creation Begins (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Arista/Muzak (Japan), 1971. Used ... $18.99
Reedman Oliver Lake at his most creative – stepping out here on a sublime set of 70s improvisations – all put together with a really spiritual feel! There's a very open, collaborative feel to the music – and the set was recorded in St Louis, at a time when Lake was a key part of that city's scene – and who here also seems able to attract some other musicians from the AACM in Chicago as well! As a result, the album's a wonderful document of the new ideas bursting forth at the start of the 70s – that richly creative moment when local scenes were coming together in various cities to find new ways of jazz beyond Coltrane and Dolphy – giving a player like Lake some of the most imaginative outlets of his career. Oliver plays alto, soprano, flute, and other small instruments – and other players include Baikida Carroll and Floyd Leflore on trumpets, Joseph Bowie on trombone, John Hicks on piano, Clovis Bordeaux on electric piano, Don Officer on bass, Charles Bobo Shaw on drums, and Don Moye on congas too. Titles include "Africa", "Tse Lane", "Eriee", "Zip", and "Electric Freedom". CD
Also available NTU – Point From Which Creation Begins (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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Oliver LakeNTU – Point From Which Creation Begins (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Arista/Muzak (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $24.99
Reedman Oliver Lake at his most creative – stepping out here on a sublime set of 70s improvisations – all put together with a really spiritual feel! There's a very open, collaborative feel to the music – and the set was recorded in St Louis, at a time when Lake was a key part of that city's scene – and who here also seems able to attract some other musicians from the AACM in Chicago as well! As a result, the album's a wonderful document of the new ideas bursting forth at the start of the 70s – that richly creative moment when local scenes were coming together in various cities to find new ways of jazz beyond Coltrane and Dolphy – giving a player like Lake some of the most imaginative outlets of his career. Oliver plays alto, soprano, flute, and other small instruments – and other players include Baikida Carroll and Floyd Leflore on trumpets, Joseph Bowie on trombone, John Hicks on piano, Clovis Bordeaux on electric piano, Don Officer on bass, Charles Bobo Shaw on drums, and Don Moye on congas too. Titles include "Africa", "Tse Lane", "Eriee", "Zip", and "Electric Freedom". CD
Also available NTU – Point From Which Creation Begins (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 18.99

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Pointer SistersContact ... LP
RCA, 1985. Sealed ... $14.99
The Pointer Sisters in their slick, sultry pop soul mode of the mid 80s – at this point doing the synthesizer soul sound as well as ever – with big hooks and more subtle stylistic flourishes in the production! The Pointers were on one heck of a commercial win streak at this point, and the memorable vocal harmonies are a big part of that, but the album as a whole stands up a whole lot better than many mid 80s mainstream R&B efforts by The Pointer Sisters and many others! Titles include "Hey You", "Twist My Arm", "Dare Me", "Freedom", "Pound Pound Pound", and "Contact". LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with hype sticker and cutout notch.)

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Myles SankoMemories Of Love ... CD
Legere (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A really joyous album from Myles Sanko – an artist we've always loved, but who really seems to hit a new sort of pride and power with this release! There's an uplifting spirit to the sound right from the start – an anthemic approach that has the jazzy instrumentation soaring to the skies, and matching Myles' vocals wonderfully – at a level that should undeniably make him one of the rising stars of soul music in the next few years! The whole thing has a spirit and vibe that's perfect for all of us who've survived 2020 – and titles include "Rainbow In Your Cloud", "Where Do We Stand", "Never My Friend", "In The Morning", "Whatever You Are", "Freedom Is You", "Broken", and "Streams Of Time". CD

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Three (Joe Sample, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne)Three ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Quite possibly one of the most successful Japanese piano trio recordings of the 70s – a super-session performed by a group that includes Joe Sample on acoustic piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums! Given that Sample's best known during the era for his electric keys with the Crusaders (and on countless studio sessions), it's a real treat to hear him tickle the ivories in an acoustic way – and a genuine surprise to hear how strong his work is in such a format. Joe manages to swing the tunes with plenty of creative improvisation, but also keeps a strong focus on the groove too – making for an album that's got some of the rhythmic flourishes of the best work of the Oscar Peterson trio in later years, but with some of the added freedoms of the Japanese scene. Titles include "On Green Dolphin Street", "Round Midnight", "Funky Blues", "Manha Do Carnaval", "Yearnin", and "Satin Doll". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Japanese pressing on East West.)

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✨✧ Various60th Anniversary Of The Berlin Wall – Cold War Memories ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A really cool collection, and one that covers a lot more territory than just the Berlin Wall – as the set features a mix of music in many styles, all dealing with some of the more anxiety-producing moments of the Cold War era! The range of sounds is wonderful – as rock mixes with country, jazz, and R&B – interspersed occasionally with snippets from radio broadcasts or news reports – capturing a vivid picture of the world as the wall was going up in the early 60s! Bear Family really did a great job with this one – and presents the whole thing with their usual thoroughness and panache – with a set list of 34 tracks that include "Berlin Top Ten" by Dickie Goodman, "The Locked God Outside The Iron Curtain" by Little Jimmy Dickens, "I'm No Communist" by Lulu Belle & Scotty, "Russian Roulette" by Lester Lanin, "Fallout Shelter" by Peter Scott Peters, "Watch World War III On Pay TV" by The Crown City Four, "Koko Mamey" by Moe Koffman, "Russian Roulette" by The Zanies, "West Of The Wall" by Toni Fisher, "Dance Legless Russian" by The Moontrekkers, "Rocket Racket" by Dickie Harrell, "Russia Russia Lay That Missile Down" by Prescott Reed, "Rockin Behind The Iron Curtain" by Bobby Marchan, and "Mr Kruschev" by Bo Diddley. CD

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VariousChoctaw Ridge – New Fables Of The American South 1968 to 1973 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
A fabulous look at a new wave of music that hit the American scene at the end of the 60s – sophisticated songs with a deep sense of narrative that went way beyond the usual – first sprung by the world of country music, but with an influence that went on to touch all other styles too! This set goes right to the core – and brings together cuts from the hippest songwriters of the period, delivered in versions that may well be the best to ever make it on records – including a few tunes that will really come as a surprise if you think you know the artists from their hits! As you'd guess from the title, the world here is very similar to that in "Ode To Billie Joe" – a world that's also given great illumination by the detailed notes within. Titles include "Endless Miles Of Highway" by Jerry Reed, "If Only She Had Stayed" by Chris Gantry, "July 12, 1939" by Charlie Rich, "What Am I Doing In LA" by Nat Stuckey, "The House Song" by Lee Hazlewood, "Mr Jackson's Got Nothing To Do" by John Hartford, "Widow Wimberley" by Tony Joe White, "Mr Walker It's All Over" by Billie Jo Spears, "Drivin Nails In The Walls" by Waylon Jennings, "Four Shades Of Love" by Henson Cargill, "The Back Side Of Dallas" by Jeanne C Riley, "Way Before The Time Of Towns" by Hoyt Axton, "Down From Dover" by Dolly Parton, "Fabulous Body & Smile" by Sir Robert Charles Griggs, and "Why Can't I Come Home" by Ed Bruce. CD
Also available Choctaw Ridge – New Fables Of The American South 1968 to 1973 ... LP 32.99

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VariousChoctaw Ridge – New Fables Of The American South 1968 to 1973 ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99 42.99
A fabulous look at a new wave of music that hit the American scene at the end of the 60s – sophisticated songs with a deep sense of narrative that went way beyond the usual – first sprung by the world of country music, but with an influence that went on to touch all other styles too! This set goes right to the core – and brings together cuts from the hippest songwriters of the period, delivered in versions that may well be the best to ever make it on records – including a few tunes that will really come as a surprise if you think you know the artists from their hits! As you'd guess from the title, the world here is very similar to that in "Ode To Billie Joe" – a world that's also given great illumination by the detailed notes within. Titles include "Endless Miles Of Highway" by Jerry Reed, "If Only She Had Stayed" by Chris Gantry, "July 12, 1939" by Charlie Rich, "What Am I Doing In LA" by Nat Stuckey, "The House Song" by Lee Hazlewood, "Mr Jackson's Got Nothing To Do" by John Hartford, "Widow Wimberley" by Tony Joe White, "Mr Walker It's All Over" by Billie Jo Spears, "Drivin Nails In The Walls" by Waylon Jennings, "Four Shades Of Love" by Henson Cargill, "The Back Side Of Dallas" by Jeanne C Riley, "Way Before The Time Of Towns" by Hoyt Axton, "Down From Dover" by Dolly Parton, "Fabulous Body & Smile" by Sir Robert Charles Griggs, and "Why Can't I Come Home" by Ed Bruce. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Choctaw Ridge – New Fables Of The American South 1968 to 1973 ... CD 14.99

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VariousR&B Hipshakers Vol 5 – Rocks In Your Head (with bonus 7 inch single) ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP & bonus 7 inch ... $43.99
Killer work from one of our favorite labels of all time – the mighty King Records, home to some of the best R&B material of the 50s, and some of the best cuts of the early soul years! Apart from the label's great fame and big hits, they also recorded countless other singles that barely got their due back in the day – which you'll hear here on a wonderful set of tracks that includes a fair bit of numbers that have never been reissued – a wealth of rare singles from King and related labels, all hand-picked by Mr Fine Wine, who's a funky 45 collecting legend! The music moves nicely between hard-edged R&B and early soul and funk numbers – and titles include "Not Much" by Rosemary, "Big Balls Of Fire" by Billy Soul, "You're Gonna Drive Me Crazy" by Dolph Prince, "I've Enjoyed Being Loved By You" by The Fabulous Denos, "Mr Hound Dog's In Town" by Roy Brown, "Lost In The Great Big City" by Sonny Thompson, "Jungle Dreams (part 2)" by Roy Estrada & The Rocketeers, "It Only Hurts A Little While" by Little Willie John, "Muskeeta" by Johnny Pate, "Rocks In Your Head" by Cora Woods, "The Boss" by Tonni Kalash, "Mama Wants To Drive" by The Zircons, and "It's Love Baby" by Hank Ballard & The Midnighters. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus 45 – with tracks by Kenny Marty and Lulu Reed!)

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✨✧ LeadersMudfoot ... CD
Blackhawk, 1986. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the most successful albums from the 80s jazz supergroup The Leaders – an outfit named as such because each of its players headed up their own combos. The sextet features Kirk Lightsey on piano, Cecil McBee on bass, Don Moye on drums, Chico Freeman on saxes, Arthur Blythe on alto, and Lester Bowie on trumpet – and with a lineup like that, you can be sure there's a definite train of influences from the Chicago and St Louis spiritual and avant scenes of years past, all filtered into a tighter style that has that sort of 80s avant-crossing over approach. Titles include "Miss Nancy", "Elaborations", "Freedom Swing Song", "Song Of Her", and "Mudfoot". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ PharaohsAwakening (with download) ... LP
Luv N' Haight/Ubiquity, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A legendary album from Chicago – recorded by a group with ties to Sun Ra, Phil Cohran, and Earth Wind & Fire! The set's got a sound that more than lives up to all those references – a vibe that's jazzy and soulful, yet often quite righteous too – imbued with the sort of spirit you'd guess from the group's name and the album's cover image – but often served up with a tight enough groove to make the set a favorite for fans of funk as well! There's a really special mix going on here – and unlike other ensembles of the time, The Pharoahs never go too far out – and instead really have the great sort of focus you'd hear even more strongly with Earth Wind & Fire. The lineup features Louis Satterfield on bass, Willie Woods on trombone, Don Myrick on saxes, Black Herman on drums, and Derf Reklaw on percussion and flute – and titles include "Ibo", "Somebody's Been Sleeping", "Damballa", "Freedom Road", "Great House", and "Black Enuff". LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ VariousThat'll Flat Git It! Volume 37 – Rockabilly & Rock N Roll From The Vaults Of Capitol Records ... CD
Capitol/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A killer batch of cuts from the early days of rock and roll – and a great collection of work from one of the coolest labels of the 50s! Sure, Capitol Records wasn't the same sort of indie powerhouse as labels like Sun or Atlantic – but the company always did a great job with country music, which made it a key force in helping to push the postwar hillbilly sound into much harder hitting modes! Capitol's production and handling of artists was always great – and producer Ken Nelson also had a great ear for young talents who may not have hit the charts at the label, but who really got a great shot at top-shelf material in a really groovy setting. This package is overflowing with gems that testify to Capitol's importance in the rockabilly and hillbilly years – 35 titles that include "Adult Western" by Bobby Louis, "You're Gonna Have To Bawl That's All" by Ray Parks, "Grizzly Bear" by Jack Scott, "Bessie Baby" by Jerry Reed, "My Lovin Baby" by Nick Greene, "You're There" by Skeets McDonald, "Natural Natural Ditty" by The Jodimars, "Move It On Over" by Rose Maddox, "Baby I Love You" by Del Reeves, "Everybody's Talkin" by Bob Luman, "What'll I Do Call The Zoo" by Darrell McCall, "I Can't Stop Loving You" by Sonny James, "Let Me In There Baby" by Billy Strange, "Flea Brain" by Gene Vincent, "Big Fat Sally" by Ronnie & Roy, and "Wild Streak" by Johnny Fallin. CD

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✨✧ Julius HemphillBoye Multi-National Crusade For Harmony – Archival Recordings (7CD box set) ... CD
New World, Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy 7CD ... Out Of Stock
A rich tapestry of rare work from reedman Julius Hemphill – most of it from a time when he was getting exposure on bigger jazz labels around the world, but here still performing the sort of work that goes right back to his roots on the St Louis scene, as part of the groundbreaking Black Artists Group! Every CD on the set features a different slice of work – from duets with cellist Abdul Wadud, to some solo material, larger group performances, and even some chamber music as well – served up in a package that really gets at both the depth of creative activity that was always taking place in Hemphill's career, and his strengths as a soloist, no matter what the setting. Each disc on the set features over an hour's worth of music – and players are a diverse array that includes Michael Carvin on drums, Dave Holland on bass, Roberto Miranda on percussion, Olu Dara on trumpet, John Carter on reeds, and Ursula Oppens on piano. Titles of the discs include "The Boye Multi National Crusade For Harmony", "Julius Hemphill/Abdul Wadud Duo", "Janus Company", "Chamber Music", "Roi Boye Solo & Text", "Boye Multi National Crusade For Harmony II", and "Live At Joyous Lake". And from what we can tell, all music here is exclusive to the set – even if passages are titled in the same way as previous album releases. CD

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✨✧ Human Arts EnsembleUnder The Sun (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Freedom/Muzak (Japan), 1973. Used ... Out Of Stock
Chicago had the Art Ensemble of Chicago at the end of the 60s – and St Louis had the fantastic Human Arts Ensemble at the start of the 70s – a wonderfully creative jazz group who shared a lot of the same ideas of improvisation and artistic freedom as the AACM up in the Windy City! This album's maybe that group's lasting legacy – a fantastic record that's sometimes as funky as it is spiritual, as outside as it is tied to older jazz traditions – performed by a core lineup that includes Oliver Lake on alto and tenor, Lester Bowie on trumpet, Marty Erlich on alto and flute, James Marshall and JD Parran on additional reeds, Charles Bobo Shaw on drums, and Carol Marshall on vocals and small instruments! The group have a very special vibe – one that comes through especially strong on the side-long "Lover's Desire" – a nice slightly-funky number that has a groove that's sort of modal. Side two of the album features "Hazrat The Sufi", a long creative avant piece, with insane ensemble playing that's very much in the AACM mode – but with some touches that also point the way towards the later loft jazz scene in New York – especially the world in which Lake would become such a key participant. CD
(A fantastic package – done with the pasted-on image of the original numbered LP pressing – right down to a pasted-on envelope on the back! Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Roscoe MitchellCelebrating Fred Anderson ... CD
Nessa, 2015. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the boldest performances we've heard from Roscoe Mitchell in years – a beautiful live set performed in dedication to the late Fred Anderson – at Chicago's Constellation performance space, a music club that's picked up the torch from Anderson's legendary Velvet Lounge! The sound of the set is wonderful – beautifully recorded, with so much tone and texture, you'd hardly think the setting was a concert – and Mitchell builds his reed passages wonderfully in a quartet that also includes Tomeka Reid on cello, Junius Paul on bass, and Vincent Davis on drums – all players who seem to hit Mitchell's very AACM-centric style of performance for the evening. Tracks are mostly long, and echo some of Anderson's freewheeling spirit on tenor – and Roscoe plays alto, soprano, and sopranino – on tracks that include "Hey Fred", "Velvet Lounge", "Song For Fred Anderson", "Bernice", and "Cermak Road". CD

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✨✧ Myles SankoMemories Of Love ... LP
Legere (UK), 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A really joyous album from Myles Sanko – an artist we've always loved, but who really seems to hit a new sort of pride and power with this release! There's an uplifting spirit to the sound right from the start – an anthemic approach that has the jazzy instrumentation soaring to the skies, and matching Myles' vocals wonderfully – at a level that should undeniably make him one of the rising stars of soul music in the next few years! The whole thing has a spirit and vibe that's perfect for all of us who've survived 2020 – and titles include "Rainbow In Your Cloud", "Where Do We Stand", "Never My Friend", "In The Morning", "Whatever You Are", "Freedom Is You", "Broken", and "Streams Of Time". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Memories Of Love ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Joel VandroogenbroeckFar View ... LP
Coloursound Library/Drag City, Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A really unusual set of sound library work from Joel Vandroogenbroeck – all of it recorded for the Coloursound Library label in the 80s, and with a vibe that's nicely different from some of the more famous library material of the decade before! Here, there's a fair bit of keyboards and electronics, but Joel often adds in some woodwind elements on flute – which are then echoed nicely by some of the keyboard lines too – almost as if a 70s European reedman, like Chris Hinze or Jason Lindh had moved into sound library music with wonderfully evocative work like this! Titles include "Papyrus Of Ani", "Easy To Love", "Procession", "Wono Sari", "Chipland Liquids", "Far View", "Oil Takners", and "Summer Clouds". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousHillbillies In Hell – Revelations – Country Music's Tormented Testament 1952 to 1974 ... CD
Omni (Australia), 1950s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Deep deep country music, from the glory days of the genres – the kind of tracks that start in the territory of the Louvin Brothers' Satan Is Real, then take off into a whole host of different themes based on sinning, saving, and redemption! The vibe here is every bit as great as the previous volumes in the series – and as the compilations have gone on, they've only gotten more surprising – really moving past the obvious cuts for such a collection, and pulling together some real gems from the farther reaches of postwar country music! CD features 30 tracks in all – and titles include "Oh Death" by John Reedy & The Stone Mountain Trio, "Fire's A Coming" by Swanee River Boys, "Death's Black Train" by AL Phipps Family, "Heaven Bound Train" by Lewis Family, "Jesus Is On My Side" by Richard Miller, "A Wonderful Time Up There" by Wally Fowler & The Oak Ridge Quartet, "The Story Of The Street Girl" by Lonnie Glosson, "Filthy Sea Of Sin" by Ernest Carter, and "Are You Insured Beyond The Grave" by Little Jimmy Dickens. CD

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✨✧ Human Arts EnsembleUnder The Sun (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Freedom/Muzak (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Chicago had the Art Ensemble of Chicago at the end of the 60s – and St Louis had the fantastic Human Arts Ensemble at the start of the 70s – a wonderfully creative jazz group who shared a lot of the same ideas of improvisation and artistic freedom as the AACM up in the Windy City! This album's maybe that group's lasting legacy – a fantastic record that's sometimes as funky as it is spiritual, as outside as it is tied to older jazz traditions – performed by a core lineup that includes Oliver Lake on alto and tenor, Lester Bowie on trumpet, Marty Erlich on alto and flute, James Marshall and JD Parran on additional reeds, Charles Bobo Shaw on drums, and Carol Marshall on vocals and small instruments! The group have a very special vibe – one that comes through especially strong on the side-long "Lover's Desire" – a nice slightly-funky number that has a groove that's sort of modal. Side two of the album features "Hazrat The Sufi", a long creative avant piece, with insane ensemble playing that's very much in the AACM mode – but with some touches that also point the way towards the later loft jazz scene in New York – especially the world in which Lake would become such a key participant. CD
(A fantastic package – done with the pasted-on image of the original numbered LP pressing – right down to a pasted-on envelope on the back!)

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✨✧ VariousDJ Andy Smith Presents Reach Up – Disco Wonderland ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A killer set of rare club and underground disco – filled with lots of tracks we haven't seen on other collections! Andy Smith has given us many amazing compilations over the years – sets that have a special mix magic, made up of rocksteady, reggae, vintage funk, and even some rockabilly too! Yet as Andy says here in the notes, he first got hooked on music in the disco generation – and has always had a life-long love of unusual and underground grooves – which he definitely demonstrates here, in a stunning selection of cuts that focus on the funkier side of the disco generation – with a good number of tracks that have turned out to be sample cuts over the years. Titles include "For The Love Of Money" by Disco Dub Band, "Patty Duke" by Cloud One, "Times Are Tight" by Jimmy Young, "Share The Night" by World Premiere, "Is It In" by Jimmy Bo Horne, "Let It Flow" by Tamiko Jones, "Main Thing" by Shot with Kim Marsh, "Give It Up" by Neddy Smith, "Groove To Get Down" by T-Connection, "Holding You Tight (ext DJ mix)" by Sure Thing, "First True Love Affair (Andy Smith & Nick Halke reach up edit)" by Jimmy Ross, "Got To Have You (Whiskey Barons re-edit)" by Joanne Wilson, "I Wanna Be Myself" by Don Laka, "Get Up & Boogie" by Freedom, and "Take Me To The Top" by Advance. 2CD version features all tracks unmixed on one disc, and a special mix on the other! CD

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✨✧ Christoph StiefelDream Of The Camel ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 2001. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
We've not heard much from pianist Christoph Stiefel, but this is a set that will definitely have us seeking out more – as Stiefel's got this really mature, fully-formed approach to his music – one that takes the trio setting of the record far past any familiar expectations, thanks to some really well-written originals, and a great sense of balance between the piano, bass, and drums. The other two instruments are handled by Michel Benita and Joel Allouche, respectively – and Stiefel allows them plenty of roles in the overall sound far past traditional timekeeping – which also seems to open up his own sense of timing and expression. Titles include "Dream Of The Camel", "Satori", "Essence", "Song For Monalisa", "Freedom Jazz Dance", "Following", and "Unspoken Words". CD
(Part of the "Enja – Real Jazz Classics" series!)

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✨✧ VariousAlabama Box – 50s & 60s Oddball Labels (8CD set) ... CD
Be! (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 8CD ... Out Of Stock
Think you know anything at all about Alabama? Forget what you know, because this beautiful set will expose the state as a lost musical powerhouse back in the day – home to countless small labels, with a musical legacy that rivals the better-known work from Louisiana and Tennessee at the time! As with those nearby states, there's a similar blend going on here – music that draws from hillbilly and rockabilly modes, maybe with less of the influence from blues that you'd find elsewhere, although there's certainly plenty of R&B sounds that have an impact on many of these groups! The box is huge, and features this stunning book that's almost worth the price alone – a heavy, hardcover volume that's over 120 pages, in full color, and full of notes and photos about all the weird and wonderful record labels and artists within. Features a massive 237 rare tracks in all – on labels that include Capa, Flag, Judd, Kim, Loyal, Reed, Sandy, and others – with artists that include Mack Allen, The Crazy Teens, Epics, Bobby Mizell, Robert Keel, Tony Senn, Mosriters, Jerry Woodard, Happy Wainwright, Carl Sauceman, and countless others! CD

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Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed Sings The Best Of The Blues ... LP
Vee Jay, Early 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
Jimmy Reed takes on a host of older blues standards – tunes made famous initially by other recordings, all served up here with the trademark Jimmy Reed rasp and wail! Titles include "Outskirts Of Town", "The Comeback", "Cherry Red", "Five Long Years", "Wee Wee Baby", "Trouble In Mind", "Roll Em Pete", and "St Louis Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Exodus pressing. Cover has a split top seam, light wear, and some aging.)

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✨✧ Lula ReedBlue & Moody ... CD
King, 1958. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An incredible late 50s set for King by singer Lula Reed – and a pretty unique blend of R&B and bluer and moodier material – but a lot more upbeat than you'd expect from the title! Lula's voice is a genuine vessel for the bluesy material, but it's also light and lovely, and works even better on more upbeat sounding tunes – and she does both here beautifully. It's almost unbelievable that this is her lone solo album, and it's even harder to belive that it's been so hard to find over the years, given how strong it is! Includes "Watch Dog", "I'll Drown My Tears", "Going Back To Mexico". "Three Men", "Sample Man", "Last Night", "Rock Love", "Bump On A Log", "My Poor Heart", "Every Second" and "Jealous Love". CD

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Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley's Fiddler On The Roof ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $14.99
Once again, Cannonball Adderley proves the old jazz adage – it's not the song, but the singer – as he breathes fantastic new life here into a set of tunes from the musical Fiddler on the Roof! Yet in thinking of the music, there's also a special sort of genius – as there's some exotic currents in most of the melodies, which may be why the young producer David Axelrod chose the tracks for the set – as they've got the same blend of hardbop and exotic elements that you'll hear on some of the original tunes by this group. The lineup is great – Nat Adderley on cornet, Charles Lloyd on reeds, Joe Zawinul on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums – and the tones of Cannon and Lloyd are great together – and the make the best songs sound like strange Eastern-tinged jazz numbers. Tunes include "To Life", "Fiddler On The Roof", "Cajvalach", "Sewing Machine", "Matchmaker", and "Now I Have Everything". LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball In Europe ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $13.99
Rare concert work by Cannonball Adderley – recorded live in Europe in the early 60s, only ever issued there until a much later release in the US, but every bit as essential as any of the Adderley live combo albums from the early 60s – including their classics at the Lighthouse and in San Francisco! The group here is every bit as wonderful as the combos on those sets – a young Yusef Lateef on reeds, really hitting his stride in the mix of soulful and exotic grooves in the set – working with Nat Adderley on cornet, Joe Zawinul on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums. The tunes are a good mix of modal numbers and more straightforward hardbop – and titles include "P Bouk", "Gemini", "Work Song", "Trouble In Mind", and "Dizzy's Business". CD

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Bobby Bradford with John Stevens & The SpontaneousBobby Bradford With John Stevens & The Spontaneous Music Ensemble – Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
Nessa, 1971/1980. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99 25.99
An unlikely, but amazing meeting of the avant jazz minds – a classic set that has LA trumpeter Bobby Bradford coming into play with the UK Spontaneous Music Ensemble, led by drummer John Stevens! The material was recorded, almost spontaneously, on a holiday trip Bradford made to London in 1971 – but the record's become an enduring classic, thanks to the creative energy of the players involved, and the dynamic quality of the improvisations in the studio! Bradford's trumpet sounds quite different here than in his better-known work of the time with reedman John Carter – much more outside and forceful, really set loose in the company of Stevens' group – which, in this incarnation, includes Trevor Watts on alto and soprano sax, Bob Norden on trombone, Ron Herman on bass, and Julie Tippetts on guitar and a bit of voice. This well-done 2CD package brings together all the material from the original sessions – 8 long titles that include "His Majesty Louis", "Bridget's Mother", "Norway", "Rhythm Piece", "Fragment", "Trane Ride/Ornette-ment/Doo Dee", and "Room 408". CD

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Curtis ClarkLive At The Bimhuis ... CD
Nimbus, 1988. New Copy ... $9.99
Pianist Curtis Clark works here with a host of European players – Andy Sheppard on reeds, Ernst Reijseger on cello, and Erns Glerum on bass, as well as legendary South African drummer Louis Moholo – in a batch of darkly-tinged free jazz tracks that include "Boo Related", "Deep Sea Diver", "Cosmic Minstrels", "Special Delivery", and "Reincarnation Of Bigger Thomas". CD

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Nathan DavisPeace Treaty (LP paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
SFP/Mo' Record (France), 1965. New Copy ... $19.99 22.99
One of the first true moments of genius from saxophonist Nathan Davis – a mid 60s European session cut for the tiny SFP label – and a record that's even rarer than his early classics for MPS! The sound here is similar to the MPS sides – a mixture of soul jazz and modal jazz – served up with a bit more freedoms than Davis might have gotten on the US scene, and featuring a lineup that includes Woody Shaw on trumpet, Jean-Louis Chautemps on baritone sax, Rene Urtreger on piano, Jimmy Woode on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums. The tight rhythm of Woode and Clarke is a nice counterpoint to the modernism of Davis and Shaw – Davis works a bit on soprano, which sounds especially great! Titles include "Peace Treaty", "Klook's Theme", "Now Let M' Tell Ya", "Kansas City Special", and "Sconsolato". CD features 2 bonus tracks – "Sconsolato (quintet)" and "Kansas City Special (quintet)" – both recorded by an smaller group with Jimmy Gourley on guitar, and without the trumpet and baritone sax. CD

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Elton Dean's NinesenseHappy Daze/Oh For The Edge ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1976/1977. New Copy ... $14.99 About November 30, 2021 (delayed)
Seminal work from British reedman Elton Dean – two classic Ogun albums back to back on a single CD! First up is Happy Daze – a set that's got a lot more complicated class than you might expect from the title – really wonderful large ensemble arrangements penned by Dean, and definitely in the spirit that he claimed made the group the heir to Keith Tippett's previous group of the late 60s! The music here is all nicely inside, and pretty darn soulful – swinging and stepping with a bit more of a groove than some of the other Ogun Records work of the time – really back to that hip point at the end of the 60s, when British jazz groups stretched out in their spirit, but never got too avant in their style – a perfect blend that Dean really recreates here, with help from players who include Alan Skidmore on tenor, Harry Beckett on trumpet, Mark Charig on trumpet and tenor horn, Nick Evans and Radu Malfatti on trombones, Keith Tippett on piano, Harry Miller on bass, and Louis Moholo on drums. Titles include "Nicrotto", "Seven For Lee", "Sweet FA", and "Three For All". On Oh For The Edge, there's definitely an edge to the music – but one that's a bit different than that of some of Elton Dean's contemporaries in the 70s British scene! Dean brings a lot more swing and soul to this record than you might expect – working with a large group, but never letting the players get totally outside – which is a real change from some of the more freely improvising UK ensembles of the period. Dean's own work on alto and saxello are totally great – as are the core rhythms of the group, which come from Keith Tippett on piano, Harry Miller on bass, and Louis Moholo on drums. But we're also plenty happy to hear Alan Skidmore on tenor, Harry Beckett and Mark Charig on trumpets, and Nick Evans on trombone. The recording has a very good "roomy" sound to it that gives it a darker edge than some of the other Ogun recordings from the time – and tracks include "Fall In Free", "Dance", "Friday Night Blues", and "Prayer For Jesus". CD

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DKV TrioLive In Wels & Chicago 1998 ... CD
Okka Disk, 1999. New Copy 2CD ... $10.99 19.99
Back in the 90s, the DKV trio were one of the strongest forces in the Chicago improvising scene – a great group that featured Ken Vandermark on reeds, Kent Kessler on bass, and Hamid Drake on drums – working together with a really boundless sense of energy! This set has the group making a great appearance at the Wels Music Festival in 1998 – stepping out in a way that's a bit different than some of their previous recordings. At the festival, the trio played their incredibly haunting version of Don Cherry's "Complete Communion", drawn out into an extended suite, with the addition of the group's "Memory Sketch", in homage to Cherry. That set is paired here with some material captured on the group's home turf in Chicago – featuring 3 long improvised tracks recorded at Fred Anderson's Velvet Lounge. The Chicago material comprises a second disc in this 2CD set, and it includes the titles "Blues For Tomorrow", "Open Door", and "Burning Sky". CD
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Klaus DoldingerPassport (aka Sky Blue) ... LP
Amiga (Germany), 1978. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Classic grooving from Klaus Doldinger and his Passport group – stretched out fusion with just the right mixture of jamming energy and spacey soul! The sound here still has some nice rough edges – not as polished as later Passport work – an almost proggish influence on the keyboards at times, but a bit tighter at other moments. The core of the album is long snakey reed work from Klaus on tenor, flute, and soprano sax – plus keyboards played by himself and Hendrik Schaper. Tracks are somewhat spacey, but sometimes funky too – and titles include "Mandrake", "Sky Blue", "Ataraxia", "Loco Motive", "The Secret", and "Louisiana". LP, Vinyl record album
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Eric DolphyComplete Latin Jazz Sides (Caribe/Latin Jazz Quintet with bonus tracks) ... CD
Phono (Spain), 1960. Used ... $11.99
Caribe is a masterful meeting of Eric Dolpy and The Latin Jazz Quintet – a record that shows a rare Latin side of Dolphy's talents, but one that's totally great! The core group here are the ensemble led by conga player Juan Amalbert with vibes, piano, bass, and percussion – a group who helped push the Latin jazz style of earlier 50s work into much hipper territory during the 60s – usually by adding in a reedman like Dolphy! Eric's blowing here on alto, flute, and bass clarinet – showing a great sensitivity to the core groove of the record, but also managing to cut in these edgier moments that really open things up! The mix of vibes and Dolphy alone is worth the price of admission – especially when heard in an "inside" way that's quite different than his later meeting with Bobby Hutcherson – but the overall groove really holds the record together wonderfully, and makes it appealing for fans of both Latin and modern jazz! Titles include "Mambo Ricci", "Sunday Go Meetin", "First Bass Line", "Caribe", and "Blues In 6/8" . Latin Jazz Quintet is a n extremely rare album that Eric Dolphy recorded with the Latin Jazz Quintet – a rare Latin-based side of Dolphy's career, and a set that's a bit different than the Prestige album by the same pairing! This set features a slightly different lineup of the LJQ – one that includes Louie Ramirez on timbales, Felipe Diaz on vibes, and Art Jenkins on piano – all grooving very hard, and very tight next to Dolphy's work on alto, flute, and bass clarinet! His work here still has a bit of a modern edge, but not nearly as much so as on his work as a leader – mostly content to settle into the groove with the rest of the group, but then bursting out boldly with some really inventive solo moments! Titles include "Mangolina", "Cha Cha King", "Speak Low", "Night In Tunisia", and "I Got Rhythm". CD

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Oran EtkinGathering Light ... CD
Motema, 2014. Used ... $6.99
Oran Etkin's got a wonderfully angular style to his reeds here – a mix of clarinet, bass clarinet, and tenor – all informed by an approach that's as bold as it is soulful! The style is steeped in tradition at one level, but mighty fresh at another – that mix that you'd find in the work of Don Byron, but warmer and more organic here – at a level that makes the whole thing feel much more personal. Other players include Curtis Fowlkes on trombone, Lionel Loueke on guitar, Ben Allison on bass, and Nasheet Waits on drums – and titles include "Takeda", "Scattering Light", "Gambang Suling", "Taxi Dance", "Gratitude", and "Distant Sounds Of Change". CD
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John PayneBedtime Stories ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1975. Near Mint- ... $6.99
With John Payne on tenor, soprano, and flute, Louis Levin on Fender Rhodes, clavinet, piano, and synthesizer, Scott Lee on acoustic and electric bass, and Gerald Murphy on drums and percussion. LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Sun RaMonorails & Satellites Vols 1 to 3 – Works For Solo Piano ... CD
Saturn/Cosmic Myth, 1966. New Copy 2CD ... $13.99 15.98
Fantastic material from the legendary Sun Ra – groundbreaking solo piano material, which shows a completely different side of his genius away from his work with the Arkestra! The package presents all volumes of Ra's seminal sides from 1966 – including a third volume, which has never been released at all – making for the most comprehensive package to ever document this side of his work in a more intimate manner! There's a sensitivity to these tracks that's really amazing – still moments of freedom that reflect Ra's connection to the avant garde of the time – but also echoes of Art Tatum and other stylists who influenced his initial vision in the early days – interwoven with his own sense of cosmic creation, in ways that are similar to his later solo projects – but which didn't often show up in other Saturn material of the time. Some tracks are altered standards, but many others are really great originals – and titles include the unreleased "Soundscapes", "The Eternal Tomorrow", "The Changing Wind", "World Island Festival", "Today Is Not Yesterday", "How Am I To Know", and "Yesterdays" – plus "Caloundronius", "Perspective Prismis Of Is", "Solar Boats", "The Ninth Eye", "Space Towers", "Cognition", "The Galaxy Way", "The Alter Destiny", and "Blue Differentials". CD
Also available Monorails & Satellites Vols 1 to 3 – Works For Solo Piano (3LP set) ... LP 26.99

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✨✧ Sun RaMonorails & Satellites Vols 1 to 3 – Works For Solo Piano (3LP set) ... LP
Saturn/Cosmic Myth, 1966. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $26.99 34.98
Fantastic material from the legendary Sun Ra – groundbreaking solo piano material, which shows a completely different side of his genius away from his work with the Arkestra! The package presents all volumes of Ra's seminal sides from 1966 – including a third volume, which has never been released at all – making for the most comprehensive package to ever document this side of his work in a more intimate manner! There's a sensitivity to these tracks that's really amazing – still moments of freedom that reflect Ra's connection to the avant garde of the time – but also echoes of Art Tatum and other stylists who influenced his initial vision in the early days – interwoven with his own sense of cosmic creation, in ways that are similar to his later solo projects – but which didn't often show up in other Saturn material of the time. Some tracks are altered standards, but many others are really great originals – and titles include the unreleased "Soundscapes", "The Eternal Tomorrow", "The Changing Wind", "World Island Festival", "Today Is Not Yesterday", "How Am I To Know", and "Yesterdays" – plus "Caloundronius", "Perspective Prismis Of Is", "Solar Boats", "The Ninth Eye", "Space Towers", "Cognition", "The Galaxy Way", "The Alter Destiny", and "Blue Differentials". LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Bud ShankBud Shank Plays Tenor ... CD
Pacific Jazz (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Back in the 50s, LA reedman Bud Shank was maybe best known for his work on alto sax, and occasionally flute – but this standout album for Pacific Jazz shows that Bud could be equally great on tenor – a quality he'd take up more in later years, as he disappeared into studio work away from the jazz limelight. Yet here, Bud's a completely essential player on the scene – opening up beautifully with a well-crafted tone on tenor – working in a quartet setting that gives him plenty of space in the lead – with Claude Williamson on piano, Don Prell on bass, and Chuck Flores on drums. Bud's sound on the tenor isn't vastly different than his alto work, but it is handled here with some gutsier touches than usual – and almost a bit more soul in the undercurrent too. Titles include "Blue Lou", "All The Things You Are", "I Never Knew", and "Long Ago & Far Away". CD

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Ravi ShankarImprovisations ... CD
World Pacific/Universal (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $13.99
An early American release by sitar genius Ravi Shankar – and a set that already shows his strong influence on other worlds of music – as he works here on one track with help from some young musicians on the west coast scene! The bulk of the record has Shankar in a small group – with Kanai Dutta on tabla, Harihar Rao on dholak, and Nodu Mullick on tampura – creating loose grooves that are filled with plenty of the improvisation in the title – the side-long "Raga Rageshri" and "Improvisation On The Theme Music From Panther Panchali". But there's also one great jazz track – "Fire Night" – which has work from reedman Bud Shank, guitarist Dennis Budimir, bassist Gary Peacock, and drummer Louis Hayes – all grooving on a bit of a modal jazz tip, making the track dance like a lively little MPS world jazz number! CD

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Marcus StricklandNihil Novi ... CD
Blue Note, 2016. Used ... $9.99
The reed talents of Marcus Strickland hit the sound of the new Blue Note – with wonderful results! The album was produced by Meshell Ndegeocello, and has a much more electric vibe than some of Marcus' other records – an angular, snakey sort of groove that really shows Meshell's influence – and which gives Strickland's performances an edge that they don't always have! Ndegeocello plays bass on some tracks – with those dark tones we really love in her jazz work – but the key musical partner here seems to be trumpeter Keyon Harrold, who brings that flow to the music that we love on his own Blue Note album too. The set also features some keyboards and organ from Mitch Henry, some guest Fender Rhodes from Robert Glasper, and drums from Charles Haynes – plus some guest vocals on three tracks by Jean Baylor. Titles include "Tic Toc", "Inevitable", "Sissoko's Voyage", "Mantra", "Mingus", "Celestelude", "Truth", "Mirrors", "The Chant", "Alive", and "Talking Loud". CD
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Dave StrykerBlue Soul ... CD
Strikezone, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
Guitarist Dave Stryker really steps out here – getting these full, fluid backings from the WDR Big Band, conducted by reedman Bob Mintzer – who also takes a few tenor solos on the record too! It's not always easy to have a guitar shine out in front of a large group – but Dave does a great job here, almost recalling 60s sessions of this nature from Wes Montgomery and George Benson, and doing a similar style of mixing the colors of his strings with the larger flourishes of the jazz ensemble! The group also features some nice solo moments – Hammond from Billy Test, tenor from Paul Heller, alto from Johan Horlen, and trombone from Andy Hunter. Titles include a nice version of the Marvin Gaye tune "Trouble Man" – plus "Stan's Shuffle", "Shadowboxing", "Blues Strut", "When Doves Cry", and "Aha". CD

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TrafficMr Fantasy ... LP
United Artists, 1967. Very Good- ... $9.99
The incredible first album from Traffic – a record that was already way ahead of the pack, and would set the tone for so many other sounds and modes from others in years to come! At some level, the group were just coming off the big beat group years in the UK – that time of strong inspiration from American soul, jazz, and R&B – but they're already pushing all these elements in very different ways – certainly psychedelic, as you'd guess from the image on the cover – but also still holding onto a lot of the soul and jazz that first inspired them! To our ears, the reed work of Chris Woods is as important to the record as the Hammond from Steve Winwood, guitar from Dave Mason, and drums from Jim Capaldi – plus the vocals from all three – and in addition to the classic title cut "Mr Fantasy", other tunes include "Dealer", "House For Everyone", "Berkshire Poppies", "No Face No Name No Number", and "Coloured Rain". LP, Vinyl record album
(Pink and orange label stereo pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear, half split top seam, and heavy wear at the spine.)

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Phil WoodsPhil Woods & His European Rhythm Machine At The Frankfurt Jazz Festival ... CD
Atlantic, 1971. Used ... $12.99
A stunner of an album – light years ahead of Phil's earlier work in America – a bit funky at times, with some really open-ended modern sounds! The album features Phil with his incredible European Rhythm Machine – a group that includes Gordon Beck on electric piano, Henri Texier on bass, and Daniel Humair on drums – and the fat basslines of Texier are a wonderful match for the keyboards of Beck – both perfectly balancing things out on the groove! Tracks are long, and a mix of hard out soloing with some nice rhythmic grooving – almost in a modal fusion mode, but not quite – and titles include "Josua", "The Meeting", "Freedom Jazz Dance", and "Ode A Jean-Louis". CD
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✨✧ Phil WoodsPhil Woods & His European Rhythm Machine At The Frankfurt Jazz Festival ... LP
Embryo, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $16.99
A stunner of an album – light years ahead of Phil's earlier work in America – a bit funky at times, with some really open-ended modern sounds! The album features Phil with his incredible European Rhythm Machine – a group that includes Gordon Beck on electric piano, Henri Texier on bass, and Daniel Humair on drums – and the fat basslines of Texier are a wonderful match for the keyboards of Beck – both perfectly balancing things out on the groove! Tracks are long, and a mix of hard out soloing with some nice rhythmic grooving – almost in a modal fusion mode, but not quite – and titles include "Josua", "The Meeting", "Freedom Jazz Dance", and "Ode A Jean-Louis". LP, Vinyl record album
(In the die-cut cover, with promo stickers and a small distro sticker, and partially unglued bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley's Fiddler On The Roof (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Once again, Cannonball Adderley proves the old jazz adage – it's not the song, but the singer – as he breathes fantastic new life here into a set of tunes from the musical Fiddler on the Roof! Yet in thinking of the music, there's also a special sort of genius – as there's some exotic currents in most of the melodies, which may be why the young producer David Axelrod chose the tracks for the set – as they've got the same blend of hardbop and exotic elements that you'll hear on some of the original tunes by this group. The lineup is great – Nat Adderley on cornet, Charles Lloyd on reeds, Joe Zawinul on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums – and the tones of Cannon and Lloyd are great together – and the make the best songs sound like strange Eastern-tinged jazz numbers. Tunes include "To Life", "Fiddler On The Roof", "Cajvalach", "Sewing Machine", "Matchmaker", and "Now I Have Everything". CD features 4 bonus tracks too – "Little Boy With The Sad Eyes", "Goodbye Charlie", "Island Blues", and "Sweet Georgia Bright". CD
Also available Cannonball Adderley's Fiddler On The Roof ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Julius Hemphill (Mbari)Dogon AD (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Freedom/Muzak (Japan), 1972/1977. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A seminal session from the St Louis scene of the early 70s – one that was humming nearly as much as Chicago was with the AACM at the time! As with the larger organization in the Windy City, St Louis had the Black Artists Group – of which Julius Hemphill was a key member, forming fresh new ideas in improvisatory jazz with players who went onto have an undeniable impact on the global scene as well. This album's one of the standout recordings of the Black Artists era at its best – a record produced by Hemphill, but equally balanced between his own alto and flute, the trumpet of Baikida Carroll, cello of Abdul Wadud, and drums of Phillip Wilson – plus a bit of added baritone from Haimet Bluiett. The rhythms are quite open, but there's also a nice sense of structure to the record too – a bridge between spiritual and free jazz that prefaces the impact that both Hemphill and Bluiett would have on the New York loft jazz generation. Titles include "Dogon AD", "Rites", and "The Painter". CD

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✨✧ Julius Hemphill (Mbari)Dogon AD (with bonus track) (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Freedom/International Phonograph, 1972/1977. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A seminal session from the St Louis scene of the early 70s – one that was humming nearly as much as Chicago was with the AACM at the time! As with the larger organization in the Windy City, St Louis had the Black Artists Group – of which Julius Hemphill was a key member, forming fresh new ideas in improvisatory jazz with players who went onto have an undeniable impact on the global scene as well. This album's one of the standout recordings of the Black Artists era at its best – a record produced by Hemphill, but equally balanced between his own alto and flute, the trumpet of Baikida Carroll, cello of Abdul Wadud, and drums of Phillip Wilson – plus a bit of added baritone from Haimet Bluiett. The rhythms are quite open, but there's also a nice sense of structure to the record too – a bridge between spiritual and free jazz that prefaces the impact that both Hemphill and Bluiett would have on the New York loft jazz generation. Titles include "Dogon AD", "Rites", and "The Painter". Great reissue too – in a gatefold LP-styled cover, with bonus insert notes, including the artwork from the original 1972 pressing on Hemphill's Mbari label! CD also features a bonus track – "Hard Blues" from Hemphill's Coon Business album! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousBridge Into The New Age – Funky Afro-Centric Spiritual Sounds From Jazz's Forgotten Decade ... CD
BGP (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Beautifully spiritual jazz from the post-Coltrane generation – a wealth of righteous grooves from the early 70s – brought together in one mighty collection! If you dig the work of Pharoah Sanders, Alice Coltrane, and other giants on Impulse Records, this is a great way to dig even deeper – and hear the way their late 60s legacy inspired other musicians to new heights in their own music – sounds that hit a new level of freedom in jazz, yet which are still filled with enough swing and soul to avoid some of the more avant modes of the free jazz scene! If that description sounds a bit obtuse, then just plug into the collection, and let the music do its thing – as it's got a very powerful vibe throughout – the kind of inspirational, socially conscious work that flourished best during the 70s – and which is finally getting its due all these many years later. The package is new territory for Ace/BGP, but they've done a great job as usual – picking key tracks from the era, and coming up with detailed notes on each of the long tracks. Titles include "Free Angela" by Bayete, "Bridge Into The New Age" by Azar Lawrence, "Tress Cun De O La" by Joe Henderson, "Ebony Queen" by McCoy Tyner, "Peace" by Idris Muhammad, "Mother Of The Future" by Norman Connors, "Brown Warm & Wintry" by Jack DeJohnette, "I've Known Rivers" by Gary Bartz, and "Fire" by Joe Henderson & Alice Coltrane. CD

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✨✧ Mike OsborneOutback ... LP
Turtle/Eargong (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Early genius from British saxophonist Mike Osborne – his first session as a leader, recorded in the company of some of the greatest players on his scene! Osborne's got a strong vision here that's apparent from the first note of the set – a mixture of freedom and cohesive energy that resonates with the best modes of the ESP albums cut a few years before this one – stretching out with the new imagination that was setting the London jazz scene on fire at the start of the 70s. Osborne's alto is at the lead of a quintet that also includes Harry Beckett on trumpet, Chris McGregor on piano, Harry Miller on bass, and Louis Moholo on drums – and the sound is a mixture of some of the post-Blue Notes work of McGregor with bolder-blown trumpet/sax lines from Beckett and Osborne. The album features 2 long tracks – the stark, angular "So It Is", and the slower-building "Outback", which features some especially nice solos from Beckett. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tasavallan PresidenttiLambert Land (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Love/Svart (Finland), 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Maybe the crowning achievement for legendary Finnish prog group Tasavallan Presidentti – a set that really has things coming together in ways that would separate the group apart from the rest – in a record that's almost all composed by Jukka Tolonen, the legendary guitarist in the group! The tunes have maybe even more of an instrumental focus than before – although new singer Eero Raittinen gets his share of space on the set – and reedman Pekka Poyry is really on fire on a variety of saxes and flute, chopping out these amazing lines that effortlessly blend jazz fusion and prog rock energy. Titles include "Lounge", "Lambertland", "Dance", "The Bargain", "Last Quarters", and "Celebration Of The Saved Nine". CD features the bonus tracks from a single – "Sisaltani Portin Loysin" and "Selva Nakija". CD

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✨✧ Three SoulsDangerous Dan Express ... LP
Argo, 1964. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Great little bit of lost Chicago grooviness. Not only is this a fantastic record by a tight group led by the legendary reedman Sonny Cox, but the cover and title bear reference to the Dan Ryan Expressway, which ripped through the south side like a scar in the early 60's. The cover's got the band crouching by the side of the road, with cars whizzing by to illustrate the "dangerous" side of the title. The music is excellent tight organ/alto/guitar jazz, as was being played in the best lounges of the city at the time. A few great originals, and some excellent jazz standards. LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing. Cover has some light wear, a name on back, and a light scuff near the top. Label has a small bit of marker, but vinyl is nice and clean.)

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✨✧ TrafficMr Fantasy ... CD
Island, 1967. Used ... Out Of Stock
The incredible first album from Traffic – a record that was already way ahead of the pack, and would set the tone for so many other sounds and modes from others in years to come! At some level, the group were just coming off the big beat group years in the UK – that time of strong inspiration from American soul, jazz, and R&B – but they're already pushing all these elements in very different ways – certainly psychedelic, as you'd guess from the image on the cover – but also still holding onto a lot of the soul and jazz that first inspired them! To our ears, the reed work of Chris Woods is as important to the record as the Hammond from Steve Winwood, guitar from Dave Mason, and drums from Jim Capaldi – plus the vocals from all three – and in addition to the classic title cut "Mr Fantasy", other tunes include "Dealer", "House For Everyone", "Berkshire Poppies", "No Face No Name No Number", and "Coloured Rain". CD

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✨✧ VariousGroovadelia – Contemporary Funk, Soul & Groove From Spain ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), 2006. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A wealth of grooves from one of the most surprising entries into the global funk scene of the 21st Century! The words "Spain" and "funk" aren't often used in the same sentence, but that's probably about to change – thanks to the efforts of all the artists on this set! As the collection shows, there's a heck of a lot of great little combos bubbling underground these days in Spain – groups who work in a mix of deep funk, soul jazz, and mod-styled rhythms – often with plenty of organ, guitar, or classic funk elements – in a groove that's sometimes instrumental, but which can also feature a fair bit of soul-styled vocals as well! The 2CD set is overflowing with great work – a total of 20 tracks in all that includes "Freedom" by Funxplosion, "I Turned You On" by Phat Fred, "Thriller" by Speak Low, "Royale 2006" by Guateque All Stars, "La Chica Humeda (parts 1 & 2)" by Ortophonk, "Friday Night" by Pybus Groove Quartet, "I Got You Man" by The Sweet Vandals, "Get Up & Dance" by Funkdacion, "Get It & Get On (extended)" by Clan Club, "Tu M'Enerves" by Cinnamon Gum, "Say It Loud" by Celofunk, "Pampi's Groove" by Asstrio, "Soul Drummer" by Los Fulanos, "A New One" by Watch Out, "Change Your Name" by Koniec, and "Think" by The Sir Alligator's Company. CD

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✨✧ Bobby Bradford with John Stevens & The SpontaneousBobby Bradford With John Stevens & The Spontaneous Music Ensemble – Vol 1 ... LP
Nessa, 1971/1980. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An unlikely, but amazing meeting of the avant jazz minds – a classic set that has LA trumpeter Bobby Bradford coming into play with the UK Spontaneous Music Ensemble, led by drummer John Stevens! The material was recorded, almost spontaneously, on a holiday trip Bradford made to London in 1971 – but the record's become an enduring classic, thanks to the creative energy of the players involved, and the dynamic quality of the improvisations in the studio! Bradford's trumpet sounds quite different here than in his better-known work of the time with reedman John Carter – much more outside and forceful, really set loose in the company of Stevens' group – which, in this incarnation, includes Trevor Watts on alto and soprano sax, Bob Norden on trombone, Ron Herman on bass, and Julie Tippetts on guitar and a bit of voice. Titles include "His Majesty Louis", "Bridget's Mother", and "Room 408". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Bobby Bradford With John Stevens & The Spontaneous Music Ensemble – Vols 1 & 2 ... CD 22.99

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✨✧ Dudu PukwanaDiamond Express (with bonus tracks) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Freedom/Muzak (Japan), 1975. New Copy 2CD Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of a rare few albums cut as a leader by reedman Dudu Pukwana – maybe best known for his role in the South African jazz group The Blue Notes, and an undeniable force on the London scene in the late 60s and early 70s! This special set is a great merging of both worlds – as Pukwana works here with older partners Mongezi Feza on trumpet and Louis Moholo on drums – but also gets help at times from other players of the London underground – Elton Dean on saxello, Nick Evans on trombone, and Keith Tippett on piano! But perhaps the two key players here are Lucky Ranko on guitar and Ernest Mothole on electric bass – both of whom provide a pulsing rhythm that brings more of a South African sense of groove to the music than some of Dudu's other more freely-improvised material with his famous group. Frank Roberts warms things up with some great work on keyboards too – and there's a definite South Africa via London vibe going on here – on titles that include "Madodana", "Diamond Express", "Tete & Barbs In My Mind", and "Ubaqile". PLUS, this 2CD version features a whole unreleased album recorded around the same time – a date that features more tracks from the group with Moholo, Fezi, Evans, Dean, and Tippett – on titles that include "Hidden Spirits", "Black Horse", "Blue Nick", "Blessing Light", and "Ducking Darkness". CD

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✨✧ North Texas State University Lab BandLab 68 (Century) ... LP
Century, 1968. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
Conducted by Leon Breedin, with featured soloists Ray Loeckle on tenor, Bruce Fowler on trombone, Sal Marquez on trumpet, Ed Soph on drums, Lou Marini on recorder, alto, soprano, and piccolo, Mike Campbell on alto, and Bobby Henschen on piano. Titles include "Codify", "Childhood", "Who Will Buy", "Ol Five Spot", "Flashes", and "Sweet William". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)
 
 
 



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