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    Ndikho Xaba left South Africa in 1964, an exile from his homeland who eventually found his place in San Francisco’s vibrant spiritual jazz scene of the late 60s A songwriter, bandleader, pianist, and inventor of percussion and woodwind instruments, Xaba played alongside contemporaries like Pharoah Sanders, Alice Coltrane, and...
  • Sometimes good things come in threes That seems to be part of the principle behind Charles Lloyd’s current recording project, Trio of Trios The album trilogy will feature the revered saxophonist in three different trio settings The first installment, Trios: Chapel, features guitarist Bill Frisell and bassist Thomas Morgan and is...
  • The Best Of The MPS Years presents you all the classics and highlights of George Duke’s time at the Black Forest label on one album A curious happenstance in 1966 triggered the partnership between MPS head Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer and George Duke Brunner-Schwer was in San Francisco to record the Art van Damme Quintet After...
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    The second album of the multi-award-winning tenor saxophonist and composer, Binker Golding, The record finds Golding moving towards a new sound that incorporates elements of blues, heart-land rock and Americana while remaining firmly rooted in the jazz idiom The songs explore themes of manhood, father and son relationships,...
  • Based upon the artistic and commercial success of “Louis Armstrong Plays WC Handy”, George Avakian gathered the All Stars into the studio again for a second session to record tunes by Fats Waller This is also a stunning album: the All Stars, at the top of their form, play great material by a single composer All Stars vocalist...
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    Recorded between trumpeter Freddie Hubbard’s better-known classics Red Clay and First Light, Straight Life is actually arguably Hubbard’s greatest recording Hubbard, joined by an all-star group that includes tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, keyboardist Herbie Hancock, guitarist George Benson, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer...
  • Kenny Burrell's guitar artistry is well-documented in his years with Oscar Peterson and on his first dates as a leader on the Blue Note label, but "God Bless The Child", his only date for CTI in 1971, is an under-heard masterpiece in his catalogue Burrell's band for the set includes bassist Ron Carter, percussionist Ray Barretto,...
  • Honey Pie Records present a reissue of The Jazz Epistles' self-titled album, originally released in 1959 The Jazz Epistles were the very first South African jazz group who broke away from the swinging and danceable jazz forms in vogue during the 1950s A group formed by strong personalities like pianist Dollar Brand, later known as...
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    Limited restock, on clear vinyl Double LP version LPs pressed on premium audiophile-quality vinyl at RTI from Kevin Gray Lacquers; Presented in a textured gatefold Stoughton "laserdisc" jacket with a cover painting by Lisa Alvarado Jackets, retro-audiophile sleeves and record labels hand-screen printed by Alan Sherry at Siwa...
  • Sun Ra's - DANCE OF THE COSMO ALIENS and DOOR OF THE COSMOS Pressed on a heavy weight single 70g magenta vinyl with a picture sleeve Side Epic - The Sun Ra Quartet, Dance of The Cosmo Aliens from Sun Ra's Disco 3000 album recorded in Milan Italy in January of 1978 featuring Sun Ra (keys), John Gilmore (tenor sax), Michael Ray...
  • "It's incredible to witness this resurgence of Strata-East's recordings over the last few years - an appreciation for the label's groundbreaking approach to music-making, backed by a phenomenal catalogue, continues to attract listeners both new as well as its devoted faithful, once again giving rise to its revered and cult-like...
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    180-gram gatefold double LP Remastering by Ray Staff at Air Mastering, Lyndhurst Hall, London "Fifth part of the Strata-East Dolphy Series, Glass Bead Games is arguably the crown jewel of the Strata East movement, an amorphous genre that treads an unusual path between post-bop, 1970s avant-garde and spiritual jazz, with a...
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    Far Out Recordings present a reissue of José Roberto Trio's self-titled album, originally released in 1966 The late José Roberto Bertrami is best known as the keyboardist and bandleader of legendary trio Azymuth In 1965, at the age of just nineteen, Zé Roberto recorded his first studio album with his group Os Tatuís, and the...
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    Far Out Recordings present a reissue of Os Tatuís' self-titled album, originally released in 1965 The late José Roberto Bertrami is best known as the keyboardist and bandleader of legendary trio Azymuth In 1965, at the age of just nineteen, Zé Roberto recorded his first studio album with his group Os Tatuís, and the José...
  • Hedvig Mollestad must surely be one of the hardest working musicians on the Norwegian music scene at the moment, with Tempest Revisited being her third album in a mere 18 months, all at a consistently high artistic level Her first solo album, Ekhidna, received a Spellemannpris (Norwegian Grammy), appeared on several jazz and rock...
  • The closest of relationships gives its members space to expand, change, develop, and play Tenor saxophonist Fred Anderson and drummer Hamid Drake have just that kind of partnership, one that has seen them periodically move apart and work extensively on other fronts – Anderson tending to the recent relocation of his major jazz...
  • Sultry Tjader jazz! Vibraphone legend Cal Tjader’s fusion of different genres and styles was an acute influence on Carlos Santana (and Latin rock as a whole) On Solar Heat he stirs in tastes of Exotica, Funk, and of course Latin and Jazz elements on this 1968 set of jazzed-up pop chestnuts and original bossas like the delicious...
  • Amazing Grace is the third live album by American singer Aretha Franklin Released on June 1, 1972 by Atlantic Records, It ultimately sold over two million copies in the United States alone, earning a Double Platinum certification As of 2013, it stands as the biggest selling disc of Aretha's entire fifty-plus year recording career...
  • Eargong Records present a reissue of Quincicasm's self-titled album, originally released in 1973 Saved from the dust of time, here is a truly rare and obscure piece of vinyl by one of the most enigmatic bands in the whole history of British progressive jazz Originally released in 200 copies in 1973 and reissued here for the first...
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    One of the hidden treasures from Venezuela, Grupo Geyser were pioneers in fusing psychedelic rock with Latin and Afro Cuban rhythms Here's their first ever vinyl retrospective, including their four singles originally released between 1970-73 Los Geyser aka Grupo Geyser formed in Caracas, Venezuela, in the mid-60s by brothers...
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    Like the Mimikoto Project's previous albums, also Blackbird's Philosophy can be described as a symbiosis of jazz with electronic music and other styles of groovy stuff On this album the electronic elements melt into the acoustic sounds and rhythms on a quite subtle way, while the acoustic patterns partially adopt styles of...
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    "To celebrate the 45th anniversary of iconic Dutch jazz label Timeless Records, Music On Vinyl is releasing a series that features albums that are part of the Timeless Records legacy and will be released mainly throughout 2021/2022 American jazz drummer Billy Higgins recorded his second album The Soldier in 1979 Featured on this...
  • “We’re improvisers first and we’re bringing “moment music” into these other zones of hip hop and electronic music, drum-machine music, sound-system culture… Acoustic musicians sun-kissed by electro-magnetism, flowing out into everything This is the shit that we want to be playing on big ass systems Omnivorous, energy...
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    There's scarcely a more towering figure in modern jazz — save Miles and Coltrane — than Bill Evans His relaxed and emotional style at the piano would prove influential to not only his peers but to generations of pianists who would follow him It also doesn't hurt that he appeared on (and had great influence over the direction...
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    Belgium, not the first place you’d think of when it comes to Latin or Afro funk Yet one of the greatest records to blend both styles came from the small northern European country, masterminded by Nico Gomez and his Afro Percussion Inc 'Ritual' is a perfect example of the kind of experimentation that was rife in the 70s and...
  • With some of the best DJs and selectors there is a certain mysterious sound or underlying feeling which unites the music they play, regardless of genre, year or tempo Luke Una is a master of telling a story through music and this compilation is a perfect example of his musical alchemy in action Featuring tracks from Yusef Lateef,...
  • Jayson Gerycz - Drums & Percussion Dylan Baldi - Saxophone (of CLOUD NOTHINGS) John Kolodij -...
  • Master of Time is a live performance commissioned for the exhibition of Bardo Now, The Second Buddha: Master of Time at the Tang Teaching Museum during a residency on April 16-18, 2019 LP version contains the tracks "Confluence" and "The Way of the Clouds" Tracks 2 & 4 are digital only bonus tracks Recorded by Frank Moscowitz...
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    Keefe Jackson (tenor and sopranino saxophone), Oscar Jan Hoogland (piano), Joshua Abrams (double bass) and Mikel Patrick Avery (drums), recorded live at Amsterdam's Bimhuis in 2016 The LP includes the musicians' own versions of compositions by Thelonious Monk, Dewy Redman and Herbie Nichols The tracks 'Wimpel' and 'Aanhanghuis'...
  • The debut LP from RedGreenBlue posits a mesmeric, minimalist extension of Chicago's groove-based improvised music tradition Over the course of two introverted, side-long pieces, the band patiently crafts hypnotic—yet still dynamic—sonic spaces using languid pulsations, careful shifts in colour, and occasional bursts of...
  • The long-awaited new edition of The Dave Pike Set's absolutely unique 1969 debut album, Noisy Silence - Gentle Noise The American vibraphonist Dave Pike had already become famous in the 1960s through his work with the likes of Herbie Mann, Bill Evans and Paul Bley Recorded in Europe, the combination of Pike's vibraphone style and...
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    Limited Edition 200 Gram LP! Pressed at Quality Record Pressings! Mastered by Kevin Gray & Cut from the Original Mono 100% Analog Master Tapes! Part of the ultimate audiophile Prestige mono reissues from Analogue Productions — 25 of the most collectible, rarest, most audiophile-sounding Rudy Van Gelder recordings ever made...
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    Limited Edition 180g Vinyl LP! Pressed at Quality Record Pressings! Mastered by Kevin Gray & Cut from the Original Mono 100% Analog Master Tapes! One of the pivotal recordings in bringing about the widespread acceptance of Sonny Rollins as a major figure, Saxophone Colossus inspired critics to write scholarly analyses and...
  • Released as part of the Acoustic Sounds Series celebrating 70 years of Contemporary Records, The Poll Winners brings together the talents of Barney Kessel (Guitar), Shelly Manne (Drums) and Ray Brown (Bass) First released in 1957 and recorded by legendary engineer Roy DuNann this new edition features ALL-ANALOG mastering from...
  • First time worldwide reissue, originally released in 1965 British jazz masterpiece from 1965 featuring Neil Ardley, Ian Carr, Barbara Thompson, and John Hiseman In the mid-60s London scene, the New Jazz Orchestra was one of those unavoidable big-band groups (originally started as Clive Burrows Orchestra), where almost everyone who...
  • Gatefold sleeve with OBI Wewantsounds present a first time reissue of Sunrise From West Sea, Stomu Yamash'ta's cult LP originally released in 1971 A deep, cosmic, at time ambient performance recorded live and featuring two other Japanese legends: Takehisa Kosugi from the Taj-Mahal Travellers and jazz pianist Masahiko Satoh The...
  • The great Malcolm Earl "Mal" Waldron makes his debut on Naked Lunch with a collection of his own compositions recorded in New York City during the early '60s in a trio formation with George Tucker on bass and Al Dreares at the drums The composing skills of Waldron as a post-bop key figure are here on full display on both sides,...
  • Born in Queenstown in South Africa's Eastern Cape province in 1938, Patrick Vuyo Matshikiza was raised in a musical family His uncle Todd Matshikiza was a jazz columnist for Drum Magazine in the 1950s and composed the music for King Kong - the all-black musical from 1958 that played in London's West End and launched the career of...
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    Previously unreleased jazz-funk album from ex-Yugoslavia 1976 Crazy grooves, breaks, samples and smooth arrangements The missing piece of Eastern Bloc jazz history Straight from the master tapes buried in the vaults of Radio...
  • Originally released in 1978 All tracks are arranged by Neset Ruacan and Onno Tunc Remastered by Arsivplak Limited 500...
  • You can see why this album is so well sought after, absolutely great musicians and good songs! All fit together nicely, superb mixings and sound! Unfortunately Tayfun Karatekin passed away in 1982, he was only 36 years old! Originally released in...
  • Discipline 27-II was recorded in 1972, a product of the same sessions that would yield Sun Ra's legendary Space Is the Place LP The recordings took place October 19–20 at Streeterville Studios, Chicago, featuring the largest Arkestra line-up Ra had taken into a studio The date was produced by Impulse! and Riverside veteran Ed...
  • 'Eternal Now' is such an impressive title in Don Cherry's far and wide discography On this date he went literally East, playing Tibetan and Asian instruments The album was originally released in 1974 on Scandinavian label Sonet and highlight a session of the previous year with famous Swedish jazz improvisers Bengt Berger and...
  • When arists self-releases their own recordings, they do so in the hopes that a hit might develop, or even better, a sphere of influence might form In a lot of cases these records provide a stamp of existence and intent – a sonic business card showing what musicians were made of Compass Rises (1973), the privately pressed sole LP...
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    It seemed trumpeter/composer Milton Ward had all he needed for a breakthrough in the world of contemporary jazz in the late 1970s Blessed with a beautiful trumpet tone and an impressive work ethic, Ward found a home in Boston’s exploding soul and jazz scenes of the early 1970s His star never joined the constellation of jazz...
  • 2021 Reissue of "Egor" - the last work of The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation from 2012 After they delivered the 60 minutes session “Anthropomorphic” in 2011 The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation (the alter ego of The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble) returned with their 4th and final full length called EGOR one year later This...
  • 2021 Reissue of the The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble s/t debut album from 2006 The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble formed in 2000 as a project to compose new music for existing silent movies Jason Köhnen and Gideon Kiers, both graduates of the Utrecht School of Arts, combined their audio and visual skills to reinterpret classic...
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    Linda Fredriksson (they/them) shares their debut solo album "Juniper" on We Jazz Records, 29 Oct 2021 Linda (of Mopo and Superposition) has been working on the compositions heard on the album for several years, composing them mostly on guitar, keys and by singing Only later have they been arranged for the band heard on the album,...

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