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    Soul of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions in the Age of Black PowerUnderground Jazz, Street Funk & The Roots of Rap 1964-79Soul Jazz Records
    This album coincides with the massive new exhibition Soul of A Nation - Art in the Age of Black Power at Tate Modern, London. Watch Channel 4 news piece here Read Guardian feature here The album shows how the ideals of the civil rights movement, black power and black nationalism influenced the evolvement of radical African-American music in the...
    New edition of this very rare deep spiritual jazz album (currently £400 on Discogs for an original!) first released as a private-press album in 1970 on flautist Lloyd McNeill’s own Asha Record label in Washington, DC. First reissued on Soul Jazz Records’ Universal Sound sub-label in 2011 (long deleted) and now available newly digitally remastered...
    TV Sound and ImageBritish Television, Film and Library Composers 1956-80Soul Jazz Records
    The 36 track 2CD album comes with 50-page book featuring text, biographies and photography. It also comes in a limited run two volume double-vinyl super-loud super-heavy gatefold sleeve editions. Compiled by Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records) and sleevenotes biographies by Jonny Trunk (Trunk Records). TV Sound and Image features British composers who...
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    Soul of a Nation 2Jazz is the Teacher, Funk is the Preacher: Afro-Centric Jazz, Street Funk and the Roots of Rap in the Black Power Era 1969-75Soul Jazz Records
    Soul Jazz Records’ new release ‘Soul of A Nation: Jazz is the Teacher, Funk is the Preacher’ is a powerful new collection of radical jazz, street funk and proto-rap made in the era of Black Power (1969-75). This is the second ‘Soul of A Nation’ album released by Soul Jazz Records to coincide with the exhibition ‘Soul of a Nation – Art...
    New edition of this very rare deep spiritual jazz album, the debut release from flautist Lloyd McNeill released on his private-press Asha Record label and recorded in Washington, DC in 1969 (originally only 500 copies were ever made).  First reissued on Soul Jazz Records’ Universal Sound sub-label in 2011...
    Black Fire ! New Spirits !Radical and Revolutionary Jazz In The USA 1957 - 1982Soul Jazz Records
    Soul Jazz Records’ new release Black Fire! New Spirits! is a deluxe double CD (and limited triple LP) exploring deep, radical and spiritual jazz in the USA in the period 1957-1975.In the 1960s and into the 1970s jazz music in the USA was in an almost constant state of revolution, with the music and lives of African-American artists radicalised by...
    On March 6, 1963, John Coltrane and his classic quartet - McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones - recorded an entire studio album at the legendary Van Gelder Studios. This music, which features unheard originals, is finally released, 55 years later. This is, in short, the holy grail of jazz music!N.B. Tracklisting for single LP and single CD...
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    Large format (12" x 12") plexi-bound deluxe book, 180 page, 100s of killer sleeves! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Soul Jazz Records are proud to present this amazing collection of sleeves from the deepest, deepest jazz music ever - compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker...
    Soul Jazz Records are re-releasing keyboardist Eddie Russ’s seminal debut deep jazz LP Fresh Out (and the first album ever released on Soul Jazz Records!) in a new limited edition COLOURED vinyl 1000 copies worldwide (+ free download code) and new CD edition. Eddie Russ's Fresh Out was independently released in Detroit in 1974 and has remained a...
    The stunning and ground-breaking album from the composer and saxophonist Chris Bowden back in print 20 years on! “This is the album that connected it all.” Gilles Peterson 2018 Chris Bowden’s debut album Time Capsule was first released on Soul Jazz Records in 1992 to universal and widespread critical acclaim. Now 20 years on a new wave of current...
    Soul Jazz Records are issuing the awesome deep jazz album Rhythmatism (1976) from the legendary Steve Reid long out of print in a new edition very limited 1000-copies COLOURED vinyl (+download code) and CD. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ‘Steve Reid is one of the greatest drummers....
    'A truly phenomenal artist.' GILLES PETERSON 'Steve Reid is one of the greatest drummers. He is a musical genius' KIERAN HEBDEN (Four Tet) Soul Jazz Records are re-issuing the debut album from the legendary Steve Reid in a new edition vinyl (+download code). and CD. The first 1000 copies ONLY of the LP come on COLOURED vinyl! As a radical jazz...
    KaleidoscopeNew Spirts Known and UnknownSoul Jazz Records
    Soul Jazz Records’ new album ‘Kaleidoscope – New Spirits Known and Unknown’ brings together many of the ground-breaking artists involved in the new jazz scene that has developed in the UK over the last few years. Featured artists include Matthew Halsall, Yazmin Lacey, Ill Considered, Tenderlonious, Theon Cross, Emma-Jean Thackray and many,...
    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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    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...
    American composer and drummer Pheeroan AkLaff's celebrated ‘House of Spirit:Mirth’ features in our recent revolutionary jazz records book (compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker). This album was originally released in 1979 on the composer Oliver Lake's bespoke private-press label Passin Thru' Inc., a not for profit label 'dedicated...
    This is the stunning debut album from Laraaji. ‘Celestial Vibrations’ was originally released in 1978 under the name Edward Larry Gordon, and then first issued by Soul Jazz Records/Universal Sound in 2010. Soul Jazz Records are now issuing this hypnotic piece newly re-mastered album once again in a very limited vinyl edition of 1000 and new CD...
    Following on from their recent New Thing album of Deep Jazz in USA (Sun Ra, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Alice Coltrane, Archie Shepp), Soul Jazz Records are re-issuing this lost classic album. Travis Biggs' "Challenge" is a boogie/jazz-funk/jazz lp originally recorded in Detroit in 1975. This one off-album initially came out on his own tiny T &...
    The first ever complete release of the '68, ‘69 and ’70 sessions on a deluxe, limited edition double 180g vinyl album. This Duke Pearson album was previously partially released by Capitol in 1996 under the title ‘I Don’t Care Who Knows It’ as six tracks on a single LP. This new release features 12 tracks over two LPs, released together...
    Large deep, spiritual jazz poster for your bedroom wall, innit. Oh yes! 50 x 70cm KILLER poster!! Choose "Poster Freepost" if you want this poster sent with any other vinyl order item (LP/12" vinyl only) at NO extra postage charge (poster will be folded into six parts) Choose "Poster+Tube" if you want the poster rolled up and sent in a customised,...
    "Hieroglyphic Being translates five years of experimentation into his best LP to date" Vinyl Factory "Album of the week" BLEEP "Chicago dance music hero Hieroglyphic Being releases one of the strongest albums of his incredible career" Pop Matters ---------------------------------------- Stunning new album from Chicago’s finest electronic futurist...
    Soul Jazz Records/Universal Sound are releasing here the third album from deep jazz flautist and composer Lloyd McNeill (alongside the earlier ‘Asha’ and ‘Washington Suite’ - both now sold out). Tanner Suite is one of the most beautiful and by far the rarest of all of McNeill’s records, a unique piece of music especially commissioned by...
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    VINYL COMES WITH FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD VOUCHER FROM OUR WEBSITE ONLY! Soul Jazz Records/Universal Sound are reissuing jazz composer Oliver Lake's Ntu: The Point From Which Creation Begins, his stunning rhythmical Afro-centric deep spiritual jazz debut album originally recorded in 1971. This classic spiritual deep jazz album digitally remastered and...
    Soul Jazz Records/Universal Sound are releasing “Soul Translation: A Spiritual Suite" a superb lost USA deep jazz independent private-press album originally self-published by Donald Alexander Strachan and the Freedom Ensemble on Triad Music Concepts in 1975. This great soulful/spiritual jazz album was the only album that Strachan released and consequently...
    Long awaited debut LP from Tenderlonious featuring the 22archestra! Listeners are exposed to the full breadth of the 22a leaders technical and compositional skills, ranging from subtly meandering jazz, to hip-hop, afrobeat, latin and exhilarating free form jazz. If you picked up any of the limited 7" promos over the last 6 months from us, you'll know...
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    100% Stone-cold rare groove classic. "Walk that Walk" is a heavyweight monster tune. ESSENTIAL!By 1974, 31 year-old Weldon Irvine was ready for the next phase of his career. Having spent years working variously as a pianist, band leader, composer, arranger and road manager with the likes of Joe Henderson and Nina Simone, his breakout moment as a solo...
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    In 1964, the National Film Board of Canada asked John Coltrane to record the soundtrack for a French-language film titled 'Le Chat dans le Sac' ('The Cat in the Bag'). Amazingly, no announcement was made that the iconic Coltrane was adding new performances to this film. In June of that year, Coltrane’s ‘Classic Quartet’ entered Rudy Van Gelder’s...
    Soul Jazz Records are releasing flautist Lloyd McNeill’s album ‘Treasures’ (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...
    100% KILLER KILLER KILLER LP! Beautiful re-press 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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    Oh my god it's a killer! Unbelieveably rare KILLER deep groovy jazz including the VERY SOUGHT after jazz dance classic cut 'Welcome New Warmth' (which first appeared on Soul Jazz Records' London Jazz Classics 1 and has never been seen since). 100% ESSENTIAL RARE DEEP JAZZ ALBUM.
    Inner City Beat !Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary ThrillersSoul Jazz Records
    Soul Jazz Records new release Inner City Beat! Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers  is a unique CD (and 2LP) release + an exclusive limited-edition specially created 60-page graphic novel (by the mysterious cult 1960s pulp-fiction writer Mark ‘Badly’ Antringham). The music on the album is...
    Featuring: John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Pharoah Sanders, Albert Ayler, Ornette Coleman, Roland Kirk, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Alice Coltrane, Eric Dolphy, Leon Thomas, Cecil Taylor and more!   The 100s of stunning photographs in this new deluxe large format hardback book capture the radicalism and self- determination of pioneering jazz...
    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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    Soul Jazz Records are re-releasing Airto Moreira’s classic album ‘Samba de Flora’, out of print for 30 years ever since its original release in 1988. The album is very limited to just 1000 copies only, pressed on both vinyl and CD. The impact of Airto Moreira in both the world of American jazz and in Brazilian music is unparalleled. At the start...
    Super rare deep spiritual jazz album with a heavy Brazilian influence featuring Nana Vasconceles, Dom Salvador, Portinho, Cecil McBee and more. Originally released privately by the artist and flautist Lloyd McNeill in 1980 and out of print for nearly 40 years. Soul Jazz Records' newly remastered edition of ‘Elegia’ is released as a limited-edition...
    Brand new album from the Tenderlonious led jazz quartet, Ruby Rushton! ’Ironside’ sees the band continuing to push boundaries, and lead the way, with this new genre defying recording. The quartet’s fresh, high energy sound is rooted in the spiritual concepts of John Coltrane and Yusef Lateef, paying homage to The Headhunters and Weather Report...
    In the early 1970s pianist and composer Adegoke Steve Colson and vocalist Iqua Colson were both members of The Association for Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), the radical home of jazz music in Chicago, and spiritual home of the Art Ensemble of Chicago. In 1980, Colson released ‘Triumph!’, recorded in Chicago with a stellar line-up of...
    Soul Jazz are releasing this new album that mixes deep percussive Afro- Jazz with elements of Hip-Hop recorded in Los Angeles, California. The album features members of the West Coast left-field Hip-Hop/Electronica community such as Daedelus and Carlos Nino A/K/A Ammon Contact alongside Adam Rudolph and Hamid Drake. Adam Rudolph and Hamid Drake have...
    Superb super-super-rare unplayed Ethiopian ORIGINAL vinyl in original picture sleeve! A thing of great beauty! Awesome vocals of Mahmoud Ahmed and the killer Dahlack Band.  Ahmed is one of the legendary figures of the Ethiopian music scene, who rose from being a shoe-shine boy to handyman at the Arizona Club, after-hours hangout...
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      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Ethiopian 7" in pic sleeve! Unplayed and shiny but has some occasional minor background sounds
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    Here it is, folks! The highly anticipated follow-up to to 'The Epic' the two and a half hours concept jazz odyssey, 'Heaven & Earth'! Features Thundercat, Terrace Martin, Ronald Bruner, Jr., Cameron Graves, Brandon Coleman, Ryan Porter, Miles Mosley, Patrice Quinn, Tony Austin and many more who contribute to the album.
    Jazz titan Kamasi Washington’s EP, the deep and spiritual, 'Harmony of Difference', the first new music from Washington since his universally acclaimed 2015 debut album 'The Epic'. Essential release!N.B. Inc a download code that is redeemable from the label.
    This is a one-time only pressing of this 12" single and will be deleted on release. Two killer tracks that are not on the vinyl version of the Kaleidoscope album. Theon Cross's superb Candace of Monroe and Pokus' equally striking Pokus One
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    Following on from the success of 'Trudi's Songbook: Volume 1', Tenderlonious led jazz outfit Ruby Rushton come through with 'Volume 2' in the same year. Comprised of a further six cuts the listener is treated to another journey through modern day jazz with heavy afro and hip hop influences. Includes a killer version of the Herbie Hancock classic 'Butterfly'...
    100% essential deep jazz classic! Searching, yearning, BEAUTIFUL spiritual jazz of the highest order! This is considered by many to be his best album and consistently gets voted as one of the best albums of all time in any genre! It's that good! 
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    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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    MASSIVE! With "Loran's Dance". KILLER CTI jazz/funk bomb from Idris Muhammad with hip-hop samples galore! EPIC.
    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 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.
    Ruby Rushton super limited 7"!! Heavy jazz dance mover!! Don't miss out!
    Limited edition last copies - from man like Shabaka - don't miss out!