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    “Spacey Jazz Funk in Trio setting with Greg Foat, Paul Armfield and Ken Black” – Library music and jazz soundtrack aficionados, take note! A dedication to man’s best friend, GONE TO THE DOGS is the result of a surprise collaboration between renowned UK pianist Greg Foat, bassist Paul Armfield and drummer Ken Black. Greg had initially booked...
    Classic Johnny Griffin Blue Note LP, originally released in 1956. Features Max Roach on drums!
    Previously unissued deep jazz! Experimental fusion from the 70s, spearheaded Sanifu Al Hall Jr and his Cosmos Dwellerz Arkestra! Features an archival interview with Hall Jr on the b-side talking about the "unique signal processing on his trombone" used on this 1977 recording.
    Dynamite Cuts present another killer reissue 7", this time turning to the funky jazz fusion of Tarika Blue with two tracks taken from their coveted LP, 'The Blue Path'. Highly recommended!
    All of the music featured here on this new Soul Jazz Records collection was created by Brazilian artists living and working in the USA in the 1970s. The album brings together some of these finest works and comes complete with extensive notes that explains the path these musicians took from Brazil to the USA and shows the political and musical links...
    Soul Jazz Records are releasing flautist Lloyd McNeill’s album ‘Elegia’ (1980). Originally released on the artists’ own private press Baobab label in New York, the album is a serious collectors’ piece, a heavyweight and fascinating fusion of deep spiritual jazz with Brazilian and rhythms and melodies. The album has been out of print for...
    Jazzman's 45 series continues with Greek band, The Sokratis Votskos Quartet. The band was formed in Greece in 2017 with a mindset firmly rooted in the sound and aesthetics of European jazz. Add to the mix a strong influence of US legend Wayne Shorter and of course their own personalities and inherent Greek cultural background - here we have the sound...
    Led by the light of imagination, Son Swagga creates a jazzy, musical realm of magic and wonder. The nine-headed kinship tells tales of warring tribes, forces of nature and cosmic sorcery. The band draw upon a repertoire of fusion and spiritual jazz to create a sound backed up by a tight rhythm and horn section; Son Swagga fanfares the coming of a new...
    Debut album from rising jazz/electronica outfit Kinkajous. Recorded by Jordan Rakei drummer Jim Macrae and mixed by producer Brendan Williams (GoGo Penguin/Dutch Uncles), the sublime, interwoven melodies and drums invoke the likes of Steve Reich, Floating Points and BADBADNOTGOOD.The London based quintet conjure a passionate, introspective and powerful...
    A contemporary masterpiece that fuses Anatolian Psychedelia, Brazilian Tropicalia, 60’s European pop and American jazz. A must for fans of Khruangbin, Portishead, Arthur Verocai, Goat, Caetano Veloso, Tom Ze, Os Mutantes, Cortex and co.
    Tight, Fela-esque horns, big clubby drums with chunky guitars holding it all together, this record is constantly engaging and is at times reminiscent of Quantic at his best.
    A Quest Called Tribe begins with a series of portraits drawn by Stéphane Carricondo in 2017 dedicated to Hip-Hop legends. As close partner in art Medline proposed to create a soundtrack for them, and first interpreting ATCQ's classics with elements of the past, present and future. The classic tribe musical themes are transformed into a polymorphic...
    On four original tunes, pianist / vocalist, C.Tappin fuses cosmic jazz, broken beat, house and rap. Features a remix from 22a / Five Easy Pieces' star, Reginald Omas Mamode IV!
    Includes the seminal rare groove classic "Blue Monsoon". Released on Cadet records.
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    Spiritual jazz quintet, Collocutor return with a 45 for On The Corner Records. Three minutes of frenetic jazz madness - led by bandleader Tamar Osborn's baritone sax firing at full throttle, entwined with tenor and guitar that both threaten to burn the clutch out at break neck speed. We're HUGE fans of this!
    'Untitled' collects seven collaborations inspired by the life and work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, pairing emerging and established musicians such as Mala, Nubya Garcia, Shabaka Hutchings, Lord Tusk, Wu-Lu, Coby Sey and more, with the music touching on jazz, experimental electronic, post-punk, dub and ambient influences.
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    Tough piano soul jazz on Blue Note
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    Original soul jazz on Riverside.
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    Jimmy Smith is smokin on this 1963 original Verve release, produced by Creed Taylor.
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    Sample laden beats and strong grooves with rocky, funky guitar from Mandel and arrangements by Shorty Rogers! 'Baby Batter' is a seriously killer tune - check it out! Rare.
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    "Songs of the Unsung" is the autobiography of Los Angeles jazz musician and activist Horace Tapscott (1934-1999). A pianist who ardently believed in the power of music to connect people, Tapscott was a beloved and influential character who touched many yet has remained unknown to the majority of Americans. In addition to being 'his' story, "Songs of...
    jazz meets classical.Original USA vinyl
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    Fusion 78 w/ Joe Henderson, Hubert Laws, George Benson, Jack De Johnette.
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    Private-press fusion jazz album from Wilbur Niles and Thrust released on the tiny Montage label out of Philadelphia. Check the latin-tinged San Juan Hustle Rare! Mint copy - sealed, opened once, still in shrink
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    Featuring Lee Morgan, Virgil Jones, Billy Cobham, Billy Harper, Maynard Parker, Garnett Brown and more. Between jazz and soul, keyboardist Charles Earland was one of the most succesfull artists on labels like Prestige to weave his own path - with the seriousness of jazz and the soulfulness of soul. THis is his best (and one of his rarest) albums. Who...
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    Featuring Airto and Flora, Hugo Fattoruso, John Tropea and David Amaro. Produced by Creed Taylor, string arrangements by Bob James. CTI, 1974.
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    Mr Bongo reissue this cult Japanese jazz / breakbeat, folkloric mega-rarity as hallowed the likes of DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, Egon and co. Uniquely combines traditional Japanese instrumentation with Western jazz influences.
    Smalltown Supersound's affiliate label, 'Actions For Free Jazz' releases experimental material from contemporary artist, Christian Marclay and Mats Gustafsson on tenor and baritone saxophone.
    Reissue of Spring Heel Jack And Wadada Leo Smith's cult 2004 release that originally surfaced on Thirsty Ear. Provocative interplay between jazz trumpet and guitar!
    Abstract Orchestra focus in on the work of hip hop legend MF DOOM, with big band jazz covers of classic tracks / breaks used from the man behind the mask!
     
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    100% KILLER KILLER KILLER LP! Blue Note edition of Don Cherry's seminal work from 1976, 'Brown Rice'. A brilliant fusion of jazz with rock, African, Indian, and Arabic music traditions. OUT OF PRINT FOR OVER 40 years on vinyl! Features the ESSENTIAL title track Brown Rice and the beautiful, hypnotising tune, 'Malkauns' & more! Every home should...
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    Superb album from talented UK-based jazz drummer, Richard Spaven. Features soulful jazz vocal contributions from the excellent Jordan Rakei!
    Third EP from the Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella collaboration! West African influenced rhythms and cosmic-leaning musicianship with the participation of Bridgette Amofah and her incredible voice.
    Danish drummer Terkel Nørgaard releases music with his trio, consisting of some of the key players in the Copenhagen scene and adding ECM-recording American star trumpeter Ralph Alessi in the lineup! Alessi and the Danes form a coherent band unit capable of producing memorable and highly inspired contemporary jazz which links to the Nordic tradition...
    This is the first time the history of the uniquely British 'Jazz Dance' scene has been documented in such depth, written over a period of 10 years by Mark Cotgrove, aka Snowboy, the noted bandleader, DJ, club promoter, journalist and Afro-Cuban percussionist. This amazing 300 page book contains over 200 interviews and documents the scene's fast-flying...
    Classic funk jazz fusionOriginal USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
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    Not something you're going to see everyday - promo Lester Bowie 12"
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    Twenty years after its first publication, Art Yard present the fully revised 2nd edition of Hartmut Geerken’s long unobtainable book 'Omniverse – Sun Ra', a definitive hitch-hiker’s guide to the Sun Ra galaxy! Here as a hardback portrait 304 Pages with a French fold cover! This new, completely revised edition features: - Previously...
    Early 80s bass jazz fusion.
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    Produced by Bob James. Tough Rocky theme tune!
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    Fusion
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    Shabaka Hutchings , Nubya Garcia, Sons of Kemet - read how the new jazz scene started in this wicked book about The Total Refreshment Centre. Included chapters & quotes from new London jazz musicians Nubya Garcia, Shabaka Hutchings, Joe Armon-Jones, Theon Cross, Henry Wu aka Kamaal Williams and The Comet Is Coming plus Gilles Peterson, Kieran Hebden...
    8th studio album from highly acclaimed, self taught, musician and singer Jamie Cullum.
    Reissue of this sought-after contemporary jazz dance classic! Super catchy and backed with a more broken beat / house mix from Opolopo.
    Kraut-jazz-rock produced by JJ Whitefield (Poets of Rhythm/Whitefield Brothers). The band’s third album featuring Marja Burchard of legendary krautrock group, Embryo!
    nice west coast fusion
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    HUGE deep, modal, esoteric, spiritual jazz 45 release from Austrian alto, soprano, tenor saxophonist, singer and composer, Muriel Grossmann!
    Following the remarkable rise of his celebrated debut album ‘Antiphon’, the gifted London-based pianist/composer Alfa Mist, returns with his latest offering ‘Structuralism’.
    The highly-anticipated album debut from London Afro-jazz troupe, Ezra Collective - Joe Armon-Jones on keys, Femi Koleoso on drums, TJ Koleoso on bass, Dylan Jones on trumpet, and James Mollison on saxophone. The album also features guest appearances from KOKOROKO, Loyle Career, and Jorja Smith.