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    Los Angeles based pianist, producer, and songwriter John Carroll Kirby traveled to Pietrasanta, Italy in the summer of 2018 on a self-imposed writing trip During his stay he composed Tuscany, a two side-long solo piano exploration of this particular geographical envelope, a place where nature is shaped into form Kirby would cycle...
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    Bassist Henry Franklin's 1972 release for Black Jazz, The Skipper, is one of the highlights in a label catalog full of many, and his 1974 follow-up, The Skipper at Home ('The Skipper' is Franklin's nickname), lives up to its predecessor's high standard and might even surpass it Which is no surprise given that a lot of the same...
  • The Awakening Mirage (Remastered Vinyl Edition) LP Regular Version The only 'group' on the Black Jazz roster, The Awakening today should be heralded as one of the great bands in early '70s jazz That they're not is the result of the Black Jazz label's distribution woes; witness the fact that original copies of both of their...
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    The interaction between Manfred Schoof and Peter Brötzmann may reference late-'60s Ornette Coleman and harmolodics, Brötzmann rasping and intertwining with playful melodies over relatively straightforward rhythm structures On the moody 'Berlin Grey For A Rainy Day' the more subtle aspects of Schoof and Brötzmann's playing are...
  • Glaswegian musician, producer, DJ and curator Rebecca Vasmant announces her debut LP With Love, From Glasgow, showcasing the breadth of the incredible jazz talent the city has to offer Having made a name for herself with a residency at Sub Club, Rebecca took the lead in curating the first live Jazz showcases at the venue, also...
  • Shofar was founded by Raphael Rogiński in 2007 From the very beginning, its program consists of pieces related to the mystical Jewish tradition The pieces they perform come from pre-war musicological research from Ukraine, Poland and Moldova They are most often „niguns”, or „magical religious songs that are supposed to...
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    Are you ready for this An astonishing album made by two of Britain's great maverick musical spirits Ted Milton is a prolific poet, with several volumes under his belt, as well as an avant-garde puppeteer Yet he's probably best known as vocalist/saxophonist with psycho-funk afro punk fake no-wave pogo jazz trio Blurt Milton's...
  • Another top notch Funky Spiritual Jazz release from Paul Murphy's Jazz Room Records Featuring Strata-East stalwart Shamek Farrah on Saxes and an all star cast including Trumpet Legend Malachi Thompson The music is a Funky Spiritual Afro-Latin Soul mix with the Miriam Makeba influenced Cape Township Party title track and the...
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    A wonderfully fine-feathered free jazz zinger from LA, 1978, Horace Tapscott and the Pan Peoples Arkestra’s ‘The Call’ is reissued by DJ Harv’s Outernational Sounds for the first time “Our Music is contributive, rather than competitive” - Horace Tapscott Working under the right kinda steam, Tapscott and company play a...
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    Birthed from informal sessions in South London around 2013; the Ferg Ireland Trio combines three of the UK’s most exciting musicians The trio is a vehicle for Ireland to consolidate his influences and explore the Sax/Bass/Drums format with an alchemical blend of intense spiritual jazz, broken beat flavours, angular swing and...
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    "The second drop from Ferg Ireland and his heavy duty trio Volume II finds Ireland (bass), Nathaniel Facey (sax) and James Maddren (drums) channelling the great chordless trios of Sonny Rollins The trio sound authoritative whilst playing the proverbial out of a New Cross related blues -- cat-like on 'Mel's Mood' and stately on the...
  • “This album is a celebration of female courage, determination and creativity In 2015, the Tomorrow’s Warriors commissioned me to write an extended work, to be performed by members of their Nu Civilisation Orchestra, for a concert at the Women of the World Festival, in London’s Southbank Centre, on International Women’s...
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    Cosmic traveller Herman 'Sonny' Blount became Sun Ra after an alien abduction, proclaiming that he came from Saturn and using music to point to human failure on earth, offering space as ethereal alternative 'Super-Sonic Jazz' was released in 1957 on Ra's Saturn label and regularly reissued, even making it onto Impulse in 1974, its...
  • On Natura Morta, Sven Wunder is exploring art as a bridge between nature and the human ability to judge and observe in eleven musical compositions with brightly colored textures and an emphasis on vibrant melodies Throughout human history, we have depicted the world we live in through art By reworking what we see in the...
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    Chet Baker (1929 – 1988) was an American jazz trumpeter, actor and vocalist that needs little introduction Baker earned much attention and critical praise through the 1950s but his well-publicized drug habit also drove his notoriety (he was in and out of jail frequently before enjoying a career resurgence in the late ‘70s and...
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    Gilles Peterson presents a time capsule of musical magic on this exclusive Taken from a day of live sessions in London’s legendary Maida Vale Studios - studio MV4 to be exact, it was originally intended just for Peterson’s BBC radio show broadcast on 20th October 2018 Struck by what a special moment the sessions captured,...
  • Reissue of Kippie Moketsi and Hal Singer’s collaborative album, Blue Stompin’ This release is in partnership with the legendary As-Shams/The Sun Records Remastered by Noah Mintz at Lacquer Channel Mastering Artwork and text restoration by Steve...
  • OTOROKU present a reissue of Evan Parker's legendary box set Collected Solos Originally issued in 1989 and long ago sold out, Collected Solos brings Evan Parker's first four solo LPs issued on Incus -- Saxophone Solos (1976), The Snake Decides (1986), Monoceros (1978), and Six of One (1982) -- together, alongside a cassette...
  • Bureau B present a reissue of Hans Joachim Roedelius and Alexander Czjzek's Weites Land, originally released 1987 Vienna, the early 1980s Krautrock, electronic, and ambient pioneer Hans Joachim Roedelius, co-founder Cluster and Harmonia and saxophone free spirit Alexander Czjzek meet for the first time Their longstanding...
  • New wave dancefloor instrumentalists Snazzback release stunning second album on new label from Bristol's cultural instigators, Worm Disco Club Bristol seven-piece Snazzback bring the sound of reopened dancefloors, of communal release, and of the joyful sound of dancing outside in the sunshine to live music Their second album In...
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    2021 repress LP version Otto A Totland's modern compositional elements are most widely-recognized as half of the Norwegian duo Deaf Center, where his melancholic, intricate piano work provides haunting relief to the beds of noise and deep strings from Erik K Skodvin Pinô is the first full-length release by Totland, though his...
  • They say: "Exploring the wide range of moods and sounds produced by percussion" Be With Records say: "MPCs at the ready because this does exactly what it says on the tin, to devastating effect" Originally released in 1979, Percussion Spectrum was produced by the legendary percussionists Barry Morgan and Ray Cooper With dope beats...
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    Aahhh yes, another classic Bohren album reissued Bohren & Der Club of Gore’s vital reissue scheme looks to Geisterfaust (2005) after giving Sunset Mission and Black Earth much needed vinyl lives Very safe to say that if you fell for either of those, this one will keep you right down there Nerds will need to know that the...
  • Mad About Records present a reissue of Mandala's self-titled album, originally released in 1976 Mandala made only one eponymous album, recorded in 1971 but released only in 1976 A very rare and influential album, featuring future members of Grupo Um (Nazário and Zeca Assumpção who also played with Hermeto and Egberto Gismonti)...
  • "Originally released in 1976, Cocktail Bar was the first release of the Modern Sound Quartet ensemble lead by Oscar Rocchi, one of the most brilliant yet unrecognized composer of the library music era As the title might already suggest, the 14 songs bring an incredibly fresh mix of sounds and flavors, each one named after a...
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    "Following the work previously made on Cocktail Bar and Erbe Selvatiche, Modern Sound Quartet released their third full-length Floreama in 1977, this time focusing their work around the world of flowers The twelve tracks on this recording boast the highest form of Italian jazz-funk vibes, with some rock, disco and spacey moods...
  • ESP-Disk present a reissue of Albert Ayler's Prophecy, originally released in 1975 Recorded in concert at the Cellar Cafe, NYC, June 14, 1964 Three weeks before this trio recorded ESP-Disk's first jazz album, the epochal Spiritual Unity, it was captured "live" by Canadian poet Paul Haines, who also recorded the New York Eye and...
  • Duke shows himself to be a singer with a soulful sound Shortly before this recording he had shelved his trombone so that he could communicate more directly with the audience, as can be heard in the hymnal, dreamlike title piece The guest list of players make for an especially exciting concoction No less than Duke's playing...
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    Repress possible in 2022 "Amazing 3LP set The Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra on fire in 1979 in a complete two-hour concert Super intimate and raw -- like sitting in the front row of this small club 41 years ago Cut directly from original master tapes with no digital process whatsoever Gatefold tip-on sleeve, and a replica of the...
  • First official reissue of Alice Coltrane’s gorgeous and hard to find 1982 meditation tape in its previously unheard original, unadorned organ and vocal mix, issued according to the wishes of her son, Ravi Coltrane If you're into anything from Alice's uber-classique 'Journey in Satchidananda' to Kara-Lis Coverdale's Minimalist...
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    This music counts among Ellington’s most well-realized ‘concept projects’, all inspired by Shakespeare’s work and filled with memorable melodies and ample opportunities for solos by Cat Anderson, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, and Quentin Jackson The Ellington-Strayhorn compositions treat their soloists like actors...
  • Classical, Avant-garde, East Indian and Balkan metric concepts, big band jazz – Don Ellis brought it all together with his own orchestra In 1973, trumpeter Ellis and orchestra recorded two albums for MPS This first album is titled “Soaring”; the scintillating music created by 22 musicians, including a 12-piece horn...
  • I Love the Blues, She heard me cry, The fourth album into George Duke’s Fusion voyage Having added a few more musicians to the roster including Lee Ritenhour and Brazilian couple Airto Moreira and Flora Purim, The album takes us on a journey with tracks such as ‘Chariot’ with a Funky feel to them to ‘Someday’, A bliss...
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    Mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering By 1998, interest in Takeshi "Tee" Fujii's phenomenal success with his Three Blind Mice jazz label led him to make a compilation of his favorite tracks He chose across a wide swath of recordings between 1973 and 1978 for the resulting album, which he titled The Famous Sound...
  • 180 gram vinyl; tip-on sleeve Taking cues from Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane at their most delicate, renowned Welsh harpist Amanda Whiting's mesmerizing Jazzman full-length After Dark arrives as soft as moonlight to gladden the soul and delight the ear -- without forgetting to bring the swing Summoning the nocturnal mood...
  • Olindo Records launch sister label Música Infinita, with its inaugural release, a reissue of The Message by Gerry Weil -- a forgotten cornerstone of Venezuelan jazz, originally released in 1971 and greatly influenced by Bitches Brew-era Miles, Hendrix, Tower of Power and fusion of jazz and rock The Message is packed with raw funk...
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    Are you ready for magic The master musicians Daniel Carter, Matthew Shipp, William Parker and Gerald Cleaver will provide access with this album, the first they have released after playing together for decades Daniel Carter has been collaborating with William Parker since the early 70s and with Matthew Shipp starting in the mid...
  • The Telepathic Band is named after the sort of improvisational style that can only be accomplished with a decade or two of collaboration, playing a signature ghostly, boundary-pushing music between friends In their fourth album, Daniel Carter, Patrick Holmes, Matthew Putman, Hilliard Greene, and Federico Ughi exemplify the...
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    180 gram audiophile pressing Blow-Up is a soundtrack album by Herbie Hancock featuring music composed for Michelangelo Antonioni's cult film Blow-Up, released in 1966 Musically the songs evoke the ambience of swinging Sixties' London with grooves that create effective bluesy Jazz moods on the slow pieces, and funky ones on the...
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    180 Gram audiophile presing, gatefold...
  • This is an official re-release on vinyl under licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management, UK, remastered from an original master copy out of the vaults of BMG The album was originally released in 1972 on Peg Records 'Old Boot Wine', Spirogyra's second album showcased a harder-edged sound than their predominantly acoustic debut It...
  • It was a clever move by George Avakian, producer at Atlantic Records, to record live the Charles Lloyd Quartet during their appearance in Monterey, and to release the LP under the title “Forest Flower” Although the hippy flower-power movement tended towards a rather different musical genre at the end of the Sixties, they...
  • An official edition of the group who pioneered jazz-funk in the former Yugoslavia: Misa Blam i Oni Koji Vole Funky This 12" record on 45 RPM contains three songs from impossible to find EPs from the 70's and one fantastic previously unpublished track ! Total must if you are into Herbie Hancock/ Headhunters and the likes ! Mihailo...
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    “Reissue of 1970’s Norwegian Post-Bop gem Contains the Helsinki Jazz dance classic ‘Cordon Bleu’ and probably the finest version of ‘Footprints’ ever recorded!” Recorded in 1970 and released on Arne Bendiksen’s Flower label in 1971, this Norwegian post-bop gem has today become a highly priced collectors item...
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    Recorded in London, in 1969, the previously unreleased second full-length from this excellent jazz quintet is now available at long last The LP includes a free CD of the...
  • On 'APHEXions', pianist Dorian Dumont - member of electro jazz band ECHT! - is expressing his love for one of his greatest musical heroes: Aphex Twin Contrary to what one would expect, there are no electronics involved in this album, but he carefully transcribes a wide selection of Richard David James' music to grand piano, giving...
  • Hania Rani announces ‘Music for Film and Theatre’ a personal selection of recent compositions for film, theatre and other projects Writing music for film and theatre has always been a big part of Hania Rani’s musical world It is also a part of the creative process that can be tantalisingly out of reach for listeners, either...
  • « Music for the Education of Children in Space » : the thought of human beings growing up in spaceships in a near future stimulated Guess What's wit and inventivity to elaborate this fun, weird and groovy LP Space-jazz, nursery rhymes, hip-hop beats, cosmic synthesizers, science or sports lessons – all participate to a curious...

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