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    Chip Wickham returns with another spiritual jazz masterpiece, 'Blue To Red'. The album channels the cosmic moods of Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders and Yusef Lateef. Another essential release from this talented musician!
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    Sought-after, early material released on ATA Records available once again on this wicked compilation. Features music from the likes of The Sorcerers, The Lamplighters and more!
    Highly-anticipated debut LP from Polish quartet Bloto via the excellent Astigmatic Records. Combining heavy, instrumental hip-hop inspired drums with thrilling improvised jazz licks to create a sound that's right on point. Killer release!
    The third release from Night Dreamer’s essential 'Direct-to-Disc' sessions sees an incredible meeting between legendary US saxophonist Gary Bartz and leading UK spiritual jazz ensemble, Maisha, featuring two Bartz classics and three brand new joint songs written by both Bartz & Maisha in close collaboration.
    This Jazzman release draws a selection from the jazz saxophonist's 2016 album 'Natural Time' ('Your Pace', 'Peace For All') and from 2017's 'Momentum' ('Elevation', 'Chant' and 'Rising'). Featuring her regular quartet of Radomir Milojkovic (guitar) Uros Stamenkovic (drums) and Gina Schwarz (bass), the music on Elevation is pure sound, soul and spirit!
    Rhythm Section International release this peerless jazz and broken beat album from the excellent The Colours That Rise duo! Mind, spirit and body music featuring guest spots from Andrew Ashong and Yazmin Lacey. Essential release!
    First ever official reissue of the positively sublime and very rare 'Butterfly' LP, via Be With Records. Recorded in Tokyo in 1979 by Japanese songstress Kimiko Kasai and jazz legend Herbie Hancock. ESSENTIAL!
    Signed by Gilles Peterson, worked with Makaya McCraven, Emma-Jean Thackray is hot!Two years on from her stunning debut 'Ley Lines', Emma-Jean returns and launches a new label venture, Movementt with this four-track set that focus on the point where jazz and far-reaching, electronic experimentation meet...
    Ruby Rushton are back, with this limited 7" single for 22a. The Tenderlonious led quartet hit new heights on this one, recalling the spirit of their debut 2015 album 'Two For Joy', with two brand new, Afro-tinged, jazz-fusion winners. Ace!
    Second, anticipated album release from Henry Wu aka Kamaal Williams!
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    With the 11th edition of their exemplary 'Spiritual Jazz' series, Jazzman focus in on one of the most significant and prolific European jazz record labels, SteepleChase. From 1972, the Copenhagen-based imprint has recorded and released music from some of the greatest names in jazz, including Dexter Gordon, Andrew Hill, Jackie McLean, Horace Parlan,...
    The debut performance of esteemed pianist/composer Mike Westbrook's cult 70s jazz masterpiece 'Citadel/Room 315', recorded live in 1974. Featured soloists throughout the album are the iconic ECM recording artist John Surman plus a crack team of top Scandinavian jazz musicians!
    Leeds based jazz troupe The Sorcerers, return with their second album for ATA Records. Bass clarinets, flutes, and esoteric percussion, alongside bass, guitar and drums deliver a tense, moody, 70's style library music soundtrack. Features a guest spot from SOTU favourite, Chip Wickham!
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    'Visions' is a new collaborative album from BADBADNOTGOOD co-founders, Matthew Tavares and Leland Whitty. Conceptually the album is a canvas for a combination of composition and group free-form improvisation. Tavares and Whitty are the sole composers, but with some tracks collectively improvised, there is also a group dynamic running through the album....
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    South London’s Oscar Jerome releases his highly-anticipated, debut album ‘Breathe Deep’! A staple of the capital’s burgeoning jazz scene – previously collaborating with everyone from Shabaka Hutchings to Moses Boyd and Yussef Dayes – the ‘Breathe Deep’ LP sees Oscar bring in an army of collaborators that he says have been an integral...
    It's the bomb! Just landing! Release date brought forward! WILL SELL OUT!! Don't miss out! Comet Is Coming band leader Shabaka is back with The Ancestors on 'We Are Sent Here By History', follow-up to their 2016 breakout, 'Wisdom of Elders'. "The more urgent, unrelenting and darker feel of the album reflects its social commentary set the context...
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    Second release on Gilles Peterson's ARC Records focuses on the 1975, Strata-East released album 'One For Me' from American jazz organist, Shirley Scott. This sought-after recording features label-mates Harold Vick on tenor saxophone and Billy Higgins on drums.
    Foat has become a versatile mainstay in UK jazz through an acclaimed series of albums on Jazzman and Athens Of The North, moving from soul-jazz workouts to library music to cinematic, haunting compositions and pastoral acid folk. ‘Symphonie Pacifique’ goes expansive and widescreen, building a lush soundscape using choral textures, harp and tubular...
    The sons of legendary jazz musician Phil Cohran return with yet another crucial release. Mesemerising melodies and pulsating rhythms - bright, powerful horns with the tightest of drum patterns for the dance!
    Manchester born producer, vocalist and saxophonist Alabaster dePlume makes his debut on cult jazz label from Chicago. 'To Cy & Lee is a' collection of instrumentals: poignant, reflective and personal to the composter. Elegant, emotive jazz and electronic moods. Another triumph for the excellent International Anthem Recording Company!
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    Recorded live in 1970 with Simone classics "Young, Gifted and Black", "I Got Life" and a rendition of Sandy Denny's "Who Knows Where The Time Goes" in a minimalist arrangement that ends in an uplifting orchestration true to both the writer of the song and the performer.
    Recorded over two midnight sessions in 1958, with Ellington standards such as "C Jam Blues" and "In A Mellow Tone" performed by Ellington stalwarts Johnnie Hodges, Ray Nance, Harry Carney and Jimmy Hamilton
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    Reissued on 180g vinyl, the title track (which was a cover recorded by Tormé) became a hit for the singer in 1962. This smooth jazz album includes covers of other classics such as "Puttin' On The Ritz".
    Dedicated to astronaut John Glenn, much of the material here came from the same sessions as Brubeck's "Time Further Out".
    Rocking fusion album from master drummer Cobham
    One of Dorothy Ashby's hardest records to find! Classic 1969 release produced by the legendary Richard Evans for Chess Records. Nice Brazilian cuts such as 'Canto De Ossanha" and "Reza".
    Alice 'Turiya' Coltrane is joined by Carlos 'Devadip' Santana on a transcendental musical trip!
    Monk's first album on Columbia, after his spell on Riverside, was originally released in 1963 and featured long-term stalwart Charlie Rouse on tenor sax.
    Madlib invades Blue Note! Hip hop producer extroardinaire and world class jazz fiend Madlib gets let loose in the Blue Note vaults with his sampler!
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    Originally released on CTI in 1974, this was Chet's comeback after a five 5 year break from recording. Altoist Paul Desmond is a real highlight, as are the tracks "Autumn Leaves," "Tangerine," and "With a Song in My Heart." Also features a range of CTI alumni - Hubert Laws, Bob James, Ron Carter - with arrangements by Don Sebesky.
    'Music Is The Key'. The Glorious soul two-step anthem 'I Love You' featuring Don Blackman. Weldon Irvine's deep funky soulful jazz albums are truly incredible. You need to own them all!
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    Compilation of Blue Note tunes that provided the sample source for Madlib's "Shades Of Blue"
    Outernational reissue the super rare, spiritual jazz-funk 70's monster "Sweet Heritage" by Jaman. Beautiful sounding record with elements of straight jazz, soul, plus lots of trippy, Rhodes piano . Very reminiscent of Brother Ahh at times. Fantastic!
    For any of you who don't know this album, it is one of the heaviest fusion albums ever - mixing jazz, funk and what sounds like jungle (20 years before it existed!). Wicked!
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    Heavyweight fusion featuring Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul.
    An essential classic! The heaviest funky jazz ever recorded. Deep, deep, deep. As good as it gets! 180 gram audiophile issue vinyl.
    Brilliant album in the magnificent Thelonious Monk's opus, contains strong trio and quartet performances by the group that includes the great Charlie Rouse, another voice of the leader's musical mind.
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    This, along with the next two albums show Weather Report when they were fresh and full of ideas. There is something of the electric Miles Davis here at times but with much more colour and variety. Jazz fusion of the best kind.
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    Stunning third album from Compost records regulars, Web Web! Killer widescreen, cinematic, spiritual jazz vibes with MELODY and hard-hitting percussion. Absolutely KILLER record!
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    First time on vinyl! The 1996 album 'Ballads, Blues & Bey' from one of the most distinctive voices in jazz, Andy Bey!
    'Nothing Remains Unchanged' is the album from multi-award winning antipodean composer, producer and bass player Ross McHenry. Deep, contemporary, modal jazz featuring Eric Harland (drums), Ben Wendel (saxophone) and NYC-based Australian pianist Matthew Sheens. Ace.
    Available on vinyl for the first time since its original release in 1984, Outernational Sounds reissue Build An Ark pianist Nate Morgan’s second outing for the celebrated Nimbus West label – the conscious and spiritualised sounds of 'Retribution, Reparation'.
    Chicago drummer and composer Jeremy Cunningham lands on Northern Spy Records with 'The Weather Up There', his album featuring the cream of Chicago's jazz musicians: Cunningham formed a 'drum choir' for these recordings, comprised of close mentors and colleagues Mike Reed, Makaya McCraven, and Mikel Patrick Avery. Features Ben LaMar Gay, Jaimie Branch,...
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    Superb condition original UK pressing vinyl
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    Original latin 1959 LP in great condition
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    Tenderlonious heads up this incredibly special release for Jazz Detective Records, paying homage to the British jazz legend Tubby Hayes. A chance sequence of events lead to Tenderlonious, getting his hands on Tubby Hayes’ Piccolo, resulting in this outstanding re-interpretation of four classic Tubby Hayes tracks. Featuring some of London’s finest...
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