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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassSouth Of The Border ... CD
A&M/Shout Factory, 1963. Used ... $8.99
Herb Alpert's going South Of The Border again in another marvelous set of modern mariachi tunes – taking that wonderful Tijuana Brass sound, and turning it towards a number of familiar hits of the day! There's equal parts 60s instrumental pop and Latin groove in the mix – and the punctuated yet compressed Alpert production really hits some sublime moments. Herb's really finding his own sound here – not just the one that would be used on other Tijuana Brass albums, but also on the genius to come from A&M! Titles include "Girl From Ipanema", "Up Cherry Street", "Mexican Shuffle", "El Presidente", "All My Loving", and "Numero Cinco". CD
(Out of print Signature Series edition.)

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✨✧ FelaLagos Baby 1963 to 1969 ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1960s. Used 2CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Seminal sounds from the earliest years of Afro Funk – rare 60s material from Fela Kuti, most of it recorded long before he achieved international fame! The styles here are often different than Fela's longer funky work of the 70s – shorter tunes that revel in a variety of African modes – including highlife, jazzy grooves, and some straighter soul-based work! The sound's often quite raw – partly due to the age of the recordings, partly due to the hard percussion and raspy horn work – and the tracks all pack a hell of a lot of punch, especially as some of Fela's more complicated rhythm styles start to appear on the second half of the set. Some tracks are preformed with Fela's early Koola Lobitos group, and the set also features material from a rare live 10" album too! 2CD version features a whopping 39 tracks in all – with titles that include "Bonfu", "Onifere No 2", "Awo", "I Know Your Feeling", "Everyday I Got My Blues", "Waka Waka", "Lai Se", "Ako", "Araba's Delight", "Wa Dele", "Abiara", "Mi O Mo", "Se E Tun De", "VC 7", "High Life Time", "Signature Tune", "Lagos Baby", and "Omuti Soul". CD
(Out of print and still sealed.)

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John ScofieldLoud Jazz ... CD
Gramavision, 1988. Used ... $13.99
The sound is never too loud here – and John Scofield's right out in the lead on most numbers, carving out those soulfully-inflected, modern-styled licks that really characterized his sound back in the day! Scofield's emerged as more of a traditionalist in recent years, but on 80s dates like these he was really embracing the bigger sounds of the time – and has a way of mixing his guitar roots with kind of a fuzzier, more electric vibe – of the sort that the Gramavision label could do wonderfully at the time. The group is mostly a quintet, with Don Alias on percussion – and keyboards are by Robert Aries on all tracks, but George Duke steps in with some solos as well. Titles include "Signature Of Venus", "Dirty Rice", "Did It", "Loud Jazz", "Otay", "True Love", and "Igetthepicture". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johnny LytleEverything Must Change ... LP
Muse, 1978. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A later Muse date with legend John Patton on organ, Miles' drummer Al Foster diggin' in with the legendary George Duvivier on bass, and harp and synthesizer thrown in for added layers of sound. Johnny's signature songs the "Village Caller" and the mellow burner "Lela" are cast in a new light, while the title ballad displays Johnny's lyrical side. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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AtmosphereSeven's Travels (with bonus tracks & download) ... LP
Rhymesayers, 2003. New Copy 3LP (reissue)... $23.99 28.98
Atmosphere's signature sound full force – but also featuring some of their most experimental material to this point! Slug bounces along melodically, tortured and true to his nature, yet he comes off a little (just a little) more optimistic this time and he recites more than just tales of love lost. He STILL is at his tightest when weaving wonderful heart-wrenching stories instead of bragging, yet I don't think you hear the name Lucy once on this album. Sean Daley, the philosopher? – maybe we'll see more and more of that in the future. ANT's production is sounding much much better since God Loves Ugly – these beats pound just a little harder, seemingly influenced by punk and classic rock, thankfully without coming anywhere near classifiable rap rock. There still is a whole lotta soul in there, which is very nice, yet he still ain't afraid to pitch the formula, say sample some off kilter scatting or a ripping metal guitar. Tracks include "Bird Sings Why The Caged I Know", "Cats Van Bags", "National Disgrace", "Liquor Lyles Cool July". "Good Times", "Keys To Life Vs 15 Minutes Of Fame", "Reflections" and more. 2019 deluxe edition F Side bonus tracks: "Say Shh", "DMFD", "On The Battle Field", "Quiet Pimpin". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ Eleventh Dream DayLived To Tell ... CD
Atlantic, 1991. Used ... $3.99
A lost piece of the contemporary Chicago scene puzzle, from the midst of Eleventh Dream Day's salad days, Lived to Tell features incendiary songs that still find their way into Dream Day's live set like "Rose of Jericho" and "You Know What It Is". Before Doug McCombs went on to greater fame with Tortoise and Janet Bean with Freakwater, 11th DD was their main concern. Recorded before Baird Figi left the group, the Television-like twin guitar signature sound is in full stride on this lost gem that also features a cameo by producer-to-the stars Brad Wood. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & booklet.)

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Bunny WailerProtest (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Island/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.99
Late 70s solo effort from this founding member of the Wailers, self-produced on his own Solomonic label and then licensed to Island for worldwide distribution. A solid roots effort from one of the most significant moments in Jamaican music history, this album maintains Livingston's nicely crafted take on the heavily political roots rock that was both his and the Wailers' signature sound, and features backing from much of the Wailers band, though Robbie Shakespeare takes Family Man's bass spot. Includes a nice version of the Wailers' classic "Get Up, Stand Up", plus "Johnny Too Bad", "Follow Fashion Monkey", "Who Feels It", "Scheme Of Things", "Quite Trying", "Wanted Children" and "Moses Children". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsG-Man ... LP
Milestone, 1987. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Very open-ended work from Sonny Rollins – a set of live tracks recorded for use in the film Saxophone Colossus, with some nicely long tunes that really show Rollins' inventive solo approach in such a setting! The group here is a quintet – with the excellent Clifton Anderson on trombone, plus Mark Soskin on piano, Marvin Smitty Smith on drums, and Bob Cranshaw on electric bass – providing that unique bubbling pulse that Rollins used frequently in the 70s and 80s – something you might not have expected from years past, but which gave records like this a really signature sound, and showed that Sonny was still growing in the ways he experimented with styles. Titles include the 15 minute title track "G Man", plus "Kim" and "Don't Stop The Carnival". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Steve ReichSextet/Six Marimbas ... LP
Nonesuch, 1986. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Two pieces from Reich, "Sextet" which was contemporaneous with the release of this recording, from the mid 80s and "Six Marimbas", a piece originally dating from the early 70s. Both feature Reich's signature minimal figures played on percussion instruments and layered over time to produce rippling waves of sound. LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, 9 79138-1 F, with DMM etch.)
 
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Johnny OtisMidnight At The Barrelhouse – The Johnny Otis Story Vol 1 1945 to 1957 ... CD
Ace (UK), 1940s/1950s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Incredible earlier work from Johnny Otis and other great players – the first volume in Ace's Johnny Otis Story – in a number of settings with players including The Robins, Little Esther, Big Mama Thornton, The Jayos, The Sheiks and others! Remarkable, formative west coast rhythm & blues that really sounds great – from stripped down formations to bigger R&B orchestra numbers that are just as incredible – cut for Modern, Savoy, Peacock, Mercury, Dig, Federal and other labels. 25 tracks: "Johnny Otis Signature", "Good Old Blues" with Pete Guitar Lewis, "Double Crossing Blues" with The Robins & Little Esther, "Oopy-Doo", "Cattle Train" with Jimmy "Hurricane Edwards" Beasley, "Shake It Lucy Baby", "Buy Bye Baby" with Marie Adams, "Ma (He's Making Eyes At Me)", "Every Beat Of My Heart" with The Royals and more, building up to '58's huge "Willie And The Hand Jive". CD

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VariousThis Is Real – Kent/Modern Deep Soul Treasures ... CD
Kent/Modern/P-Vine (Japan), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $36.99
A huge helping of deep soul tracks from the south – South California, that is – from the mighty Kent/Modern label, home to a huge amount of under-discovered music in the 60s! Modern first hit its stride recording R&B and blues in the postwar years – but during the 60s, the company continued as a strong indie, through its Kent label – with a real dedication to the sorts of sounds that were not getting as much exposure elsewhere! Kent recorded a fair bit of artists from points south and east – hitting the southern circuit to find talent as much as Atlantic Records – but they also allowed the artists to really do their own thing, and come up with standout styles that aren't nearly as hammered down into a single label signature approach. The result is a great blend of music, as you'll hear here on this 48 track set – overflowing with gems by Earl Wright, Ruth Davis, Robert Ramsey, Danny Monday, Jimmy Robins, Foxfire, Johnny Adams, Vernon Garrett, The Other Brothers, Bobby John, Billy Watkins, The Sims Twins, Willie Gauff & The Love Brothers, Freeman King, Jeanette Jones, and many more! CD

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✨✧ VariousTheo Parrish – Black Jazz Signature (unmixed) ... LP
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Theo Parrish takes on the music of Black Jazz Records – yet somehow manages to make the whole thing come across with a cosmic groove that's all his own! By that, we don't mean that Theo's messing with the cuts – just that his selection here really highlights the more expansively electric and rhythmically angular elements of the label's classic catalog – sounds that are clearly an inspiration for a huge number of 21st Century musicians and producer – not just Parrish himself! There's a richly spiritual vibe to the whole set – and the collection is easily one of the best presentations of the Black Jazz label we've ever heard – stunning from start to finish. The LP features a dozen Black Jazz tracks, all unmixed – and titles include "My Favorite Things" by Gene Russell, "Those Who Chant" by Walter Bishop, "Jupiter" and "Convulsions" by The Awakening, "Trance Dance" by Doug Carn, "Time & Space" by Rudolph Johnson, "Criss Cross" and "BE" by Calvin Keys, and "Blue Bossa" by Walter Bishop Jr. LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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