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    Bobby Short piano & vocals, Beverley Peer bass, Richard Sheridan drums
    Orignal 1965 jazz vocals album
    Two separate sets recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1965. First, the classic John Coltrane quartet, followed by Archie Shepp with Bobby Hutcherson and Joe Chambers
    Double album from the high priestess of deep jazz recorded live in 1978.
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    Rare jazz original vinyl LP, tape on top spine
    The autobiography of Buddy Collette, who has been a key figure in American jazz since the 1940s. He is unusual in that he spent his whole career on the West Coast but gained an international reputation. He worked closely with Charlie Mingus and went on to join the Chico Halmiton Quartet and later Thelonius Monk and Gil Evans. He provides portraits...
    w/ Paul Winter Consort. Original USA vinyl
    Recorded live at the Boston Jazz Workshop in 1967, the master guitarist spins his musical alchemy over jazz, bossa and swinging sixties tunes including "O Barquinho", "The Beat Goes On" and "Stronger Than Us" plus his own psych cosmic compositions "Mizrab" and "Space".
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    Rare independent release jazz trio USA original vinyl
    Rare soul jazz lp from flutist Leo Wright. Original first edition Atlantic Records, purple/orange labels, original inners, minute cutout, spine at bottom part split,  thick card, fantastic condition vinyl! Beautiful!
    Unbelievably excellent song-focused spiritual jazz LP, this time without Jean Carn, but instead featuring vocals by Joyce Greene and John Conner, the 'Voices of Revelation'. Recommended.
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    This collection carries the reader from the global topics of political hypocrisy and the dangers posed by capitalist culture to painfully personal themes and the realities of modern day life. The message is black, political, historically accurate and ucompromising. It sets out to illuminate a philosophy of life that holds human affection as well as...
    Long awaited debut album from South London's finest - Yussef Kamaal!  Ever since their 22a Boiler Room show in 2015 there has been big hype around these guys. 'Black Focus' is here, and will only enhance the hype. The album is all about keys and drums, expertly provided by Kamaal Williams (aka Henry Wu) and Yussef Dayes....
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    This album was the follow on from Tutu. Recorded very late in his life this album shows once again how Miles never stopped moving forward. Produced by Tommy Li Puma, Marcus Miller and Miles Davis.
    Purple label orig. first press killer soul jazz album on Prestige, 1970. Houston Person w/ Grant Green, Virgil Jones, Sonny Phillips, Jimmy Lewis, Idris Muhammad and Buddy Caldwell.
    Triple CD collection of the 3 "Blue Bossa" compilations from the most famous jazz label, Blue Note. Features greats such as Horace Silver, Kenny Burrell, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Turrentine, Wayne Shorter, Donald Byrd and Grant Green.
    British jazz composer Graham Collier
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      Original out of print secondhand book in good cond.
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    Michael White takes his violin into electric-fusion and disco-boogie territory with assistance from Airto, Hubert Laws, Patrice Rushen and Raul De Souza to name but a few!
    RARE w/ Freddie Roach, Ray Barretto and more. Sleevenotes by Leroi Jones! Righteous soul jazz. Original black and yellow presitge records 1962 first and only USA edition
    Rare latin-tinged jazz album released on Chess Records' Argo jazz division. Line up includes bassist Ben Tucker (who wrote 'Coming Home Baby') and latin percussionists Ray Barretto and Willie Rodriguez.
    Very rare early organ soul jazz LP on Argo/Chess Records. Original, first and only pressing. Vinyl has marks but plays well, sleeve has wear - check actual audio. 100% guaranteed.
    Rare jazz vocals album - original USA vinyl
    Essential album. Superb Anthology featuring all the in demand tracks recorded by one of the all time great Jazz singers, Mark Murphy for the Muse label 1972-91. It Includes his fantastic vocal versions of the Jazz classics ‘Stolen Moments’, ‘On the Red Clay’ ‘Canteloupe Island’, ‘Effendi’, ‘Maiden Voyage and ‘Naima’. The Brazilian...
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    Classic jazz funk album produced by the awesome Mizell Brothers which includes the classic track "Uno Esta"! Recommended! USA original (tape on bottom spine)
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    Classic Roy Ayers album featuring deep jazz legend Harry Whitaker on keyboards alongside Strata East musicians Charles Tolliver and Sonny Fortune! Funky deep early 1970s soulful jazz and jazz-funk!
    Little known tough fusion LP - check the audio on Ebony Godfather
    Includes the tune 'Root Down', as sampled by the Beastie Boys, and three extended, unedited performances not found on the original LP. Also includes a previously unissued alternative performance of the title track! Plus the heavyweight funk 'Slow Down Sagg'. This is one of the heaviest organ funk albums Jimmy Smith ever released - a true one-off. Recommended.
    Wicked sleeve! Original EP
    Original USA vinyl 1962 Arco/Chess
    Original USA vinyl copy in original shrink Vinyl G+
    First Impulse original pressing (first came out on ABC in 1957)
    Original jazz single pic sleeve
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    Original jazz single pic sleeve
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    Original jazz single - pic sleeve
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    Secondhand hardback book w/dustjacket (worn and some tears)
    Secondhand paperback - foreward by Frank Sinatra! secondhand paperback
    Hardback secondhand book w/dust jacket w/ free CD!
    Mercury music prize nominees, The Comet Is Coming release their anticipated album of rugged, energetic jazz compositions that hit hard like the most ferocious Sun Ra compositions, melded with the kosmiche, psychedelia of Neu! Huge shop recommendation! 
    Impulse original vinyl, 1966. 2nd pressing
    The man who can do no wrong. Nuff tunes.
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    Heavyweight big jazz line-up from 73 featuring vibes player Gary Burton and composer Mike Gibbs alongside Steve Swallow, Bob Moses, Randy Brecker, Bill Watrous and other class-A Jazzers.Original 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' or your money back!
    Classic album that includes the famous sample (Stratus) used by Massive on "Safe From Harm"
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    Original USA gatefold original 1967 vinyl
    Original USA King Records vinyl  from organ grinder Bill Doggett ( inch tear to sleeve bottom right)
    Very rare early 60s organ with wicked version of Stevie Wonder's Fingertips. USA ORIGINAL ISSUE VINYL
    Heavyweight fusion from 74 with Airto, Herbie Hancock, Billy Cobham, Pete Cosey, Keith Jarrett and Carlos Garnett - an allstar lineup if ever.
    Caset/Chess, 1966 orig. USA vinyl
    Excellent early soul jazz piano trio led by Bryant. Original USA vinyl