• Dee Dee Bridgewater – Afro Blue
    • Dee Dee Bridgewater – Love Vibrations
    • Dee Dee Bridgewater – Blues Medley (Everyday I Have The Blues / Stormy Monday Blues)
    • Dee Dee Bridgewater – Little B's Poem
    • Dee Dee Bridgewater – Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
    • Dee Dee Bridgewater – Love From The Sun
    • Dee Dee Bridgewater – People Make The World Go Round
    • 1. Afro Blue
    • 2. Love Vibrations
    • 3. Blues Medley (Everyday I Have The Blues / Stormy Monday Blues)
    • 4. Little B's Poem
    • 5. Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
    • 6. Love From The Sun
    • 7. People Make The World Go Round

    It's the bomb - don't miss this chance to only one of the finest and rarest Japanese-only-released albums ever!

    Dee Dee Bridgewater's 1974 album ‘Afro Blue’ features an exquisite collaboration of American and Japanese musicians,such as Cecil & Ron Bridgewater, Motohiko Hino and producer Takao Ishizuka. The result is a sublime deep soul-jazz masterpiece with timeless versions of ‘People Make The World Go Round’, ‘Love From The Sun’, and ‘Afro Blue’. It is arguably one of the finest albums in its genre and has long been a sought-after item for DJs and collectors alike,

    Other Releases by Dee Dee Bridgewater

    Dee Dee BridgewaterDee Dee's FeathersMusic On Vinyl

    Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater's 2015 album is a vibrant jazz showcase that pays homage to the history of New Orleans and marks the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

      Dee Dee BridgewaterJust Family (1978)WB

      Great vocal jazz fusion album from 78, produced by Stanley Clarke, with George Duke, Ronnie Foster, Airto and much more.

        • CD£7.99
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        • Original LP£9.99
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        Other Releases on Mr Bongo

        Seu JorgeCarolinaMr Bongo

        'Carolina’ is the Brazilian virtuoso Seu Jorge's debut full-length album from 2002. Originally released under the title ‘Samba Esporte Fino’, its release and subsequent international acclaim dovetailed with Seu Jorge’s ascent into movie stardom. He is probably best known outside of Brazil for his work on Wes Anderson’s 2004 film 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou’, in which he played a starring role and his Portuguese covers of David Bowie records were a highlight of the soundtrack. Having initially found fame thanks to his standout performance as Knockout Ned in the revered movie ‘City of God’. ‘Carolina’ would cement his global fame and launch an illustrious musical career that has earnt him a Grammy nomination.

        • – Carolina
        • – Chega No Suingue
        • – Pequines E Pitbull
        • – Mangueira
        • – Tu Queria
        • – O Samba Tai
        • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£22.00
          Limited 'Love Record Stores' edition pressed on clear vinyl
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        Hozan Yamamoto & Yu ImaiAkuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo FukuMr Bongo

        Reissue of the original soundtrack to the Japanese mystery and suspense movie from 1979, 'Devil's Flute'. Hozan Yamamoto was invited to compose the soundtrack directly by the producer of the film, Haruki Kadokawa. Mr Kadokawa also hired keyboard player and producer Yu Imai as assistant producer on the project, resulting in a stunning cosmic, breaks and beats-laden, funk, fusion, disco soundtrack extravaganza!

        • – Kaendaiko
        • – Tengindoujiken
        • – Kindaichikousuke Nishie Yuku
        Glenn Fallows & Mark TreffelThe Globeflower Masters Vol.1Mr Bongo

        Glenn Fallows & Mark Treffel's 'The Globeflower Masters Vol. 1' takes its inspiration from classic soundtrack and cinematic composers such as Axelrod, Morricone, Gainsbourg, Jean-Claude Vannier and Piero Umiliani. An album an album that leant on the influence of soundtrack and library composers - particularly of the late 60s and early 70s.

        • – Faith In Time
        • – Scene In Roma
        • – Who Knows When
        • – Hidden In The Pampas
        • – Fear Me Now
        • – How It Shimmers
        • – El Ejido
        • – Arise
        The Pro-TeensI Flip My Life Every Time I FlyMr Bongo

        Superb, widescreen, cinematic funk and 70s library music vibes from Oz band The Pro-Teens! Features members of Surprise Chef and Karate Boogaloo and highly recommended if you're into both these bands and the likes of Mildlife, Sven Wunder etc.

        • – I Flip My Life Every Time I Fly
        • – No One Understands Me (I'm OG)
        • – Spray It, Don't Say It
        • – Convo
        • – Peppery Weapons
        • – Snooch Is Too Busy For This Shit
        • – The Pro-Teens Ruined My Life
        • – Ya Gotta Love This City
        • – I Hate Turbulence
        • – Greta Thunburg
        • – Elephant On The Wall
        • – Slow Fast
        • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£23.00
          Limited orange vinyl edition
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        • CD£11.00
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        Harmony CatsHarmony Cats’ Theme / Seja Como Nos (De Pe No Chao)Mr Bongo

        Features a cover version of The Jacksons 'Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)'. Plus the funky instrumental 'Harmony Cats’ Theme' - CHECK THAT BREAK! Two tracks of pure Brazilian disco joy!

        • – Harmony Cats’ Theme
        • – Seja Como Nos (De Pe No Chao)
        Golden Boys / Silvio C SarSegura Na Cintura Dela (O Gavi O) / Beco Sem Sa daMr Bongo

        A monster Brazilian funk / samba rock double-sider from of the mighty Golden Boys and Silvio C Sar. Both tracks produced by the great Milton Miranda.

        • – Golden Boys - Segura Na Cintura Dela (O Gavi o)
        • – Silvio C Sar - Beco Sem Sa da
        Josan / Bart GalenoVendedor De Mangaios / Vou Tirar Voc DaquiMr Bongo

        Wicked, Brazilian boogie obscurity from 1981 by Josan backed with a killer MPB / funk rock cut from the illustrious singer Bart Galeno’s self-titled 1977 album.

        • – Josan - Vendedor De Mangaios
        • – Bart Galeno - Vou Tirar Voc Daqui
        Incredible Bongo BandBongo RockMr Bongo

        Special Limited Edition Silver Pressing for RSD 2021. A foundation of hip hop featuring‘Apache’, Kool Herc’s ‘national anthemof hip hop’. Sampled by Nas,Kanye West, Sugarhill Gang, Jay-Z,Aphex Twin, DJ Shadow to name a few.

          • New LP £23.00
            RSD 2021 DROP 1. Available online from 6pm Sat June 12
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          Sven WunderImpasto / Prussian BlueMr Bongo

          Wild, psychedelic, cinematic funk vibes from the huge talent, Sven Wunder! Huge recommendation for the psych and prog enthusiasts; folk or jazz aficionados and gourmet hip hop connoisseurs!

          • – Impasto
          • – Prussian Blue
          OrlandivoOnde Anda O Meu Amor / Gueri-GueriMr Bongo

          A beautiful, tripped out mellow groove from 1977 with amazing spacey keys and flute lines - a true Brazilian underground classic! Backed with the catchy samba rock number 'Gueri-Gueri'.

          • – Onde Anda O Meu Amor
          • – Gueri-Gueri
          Main SourceJust Hangin' OutMr Bongo

          Main Source’s paean to the simple pleasures of relaxing with friends is built over two tried-and-tested samples. The dreamy, swoony sounds of Vanessa Kendrick’s timeless ‘90% of Me is You’ is ever-present during this stone-cold classic, while Sister Nancy’s unmistakeable ‘Bam Bam’ lends several elements to the mix. Throw in some Skull Snaps and Sweet Charles and you’ve got the perfect soundtrack for a roll call of Large Professor’s nearest and dearest.

            Main SourcePeace Is Not The Word To PlayMr Bongo

            We’ll Get To The Vocal Content In A Second, But First It’s Time To Acknowledge What A Patchwork Tapestry Of Genius ‘Peace Is Not The Word To Play’ Is In Terms Of Production.

            The Album Version Makes Its Point Pithily In A Single Verse, While The Remix, Included On The Flip Of This First Ever 7” Release, Expands On The Topic With New Verses And Some New Samples Too.

            • Main Source – Peace Is Not The Word To Play (remix)
            • Main Source – Peace Is Not The Word To Play (LP version)
            Main SourceThink / AtomMr Bongo

            Engineered by the late, esteemed Paul C, ‘Think’ is a study in how to turn well-worn samples into something new. ‘Atom’ is arguably even better, built around a brace of elements from Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell’s 1967 duet ‘Little Ole Boy, Little Ole Girl’. On it, Large Pro gives the first real hints that he’ll not just be a super-producer, but a committed MC to watch.

            • Main Source – Think
            • Main Source – Atom
            Main SourceFakin’ The FunkMr Bongo

            Mr Bongo reissue another hip hop classic from Main Source's legendary 'Breakin' Atoms' album from 1992.

            Never released before on an official 45, it’s a track that has lost none of its appeal, and the remix is the definitive version of this classic.

            • – Fakin’ The Funk (Remix)
            • – Fakin’ The Funk (Instrumental)
            • 7" (Coloured vinyl)£15.00
              Limited 'neon' green vinyl edition
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            Al “Man” Muntzie and The EmbraceablesDie HappyMr Bongo

            Mr Bongo reissue this under-the-radar soul gem by Al Muntzie’ which was produced by the legendary "Sir" Joe Quarterman in 1976 .'Die Happy' has a crossover vibe finding the sweet spot between modern soul, funk, and proto-disco. Essential!

            • – Die Happy
            Black SheepTry Counting SheepMr Bongo

            Reissue of the UK only 45 of this stone cold, hip hop classic from '91!

              Black SheepFlavor Of The MonthMr Bongo

              1991 hip hop CLASSIC taken from their game-changing album 'A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing'!

              • – Flavor Of The Month
              • – Butt...In The Meantime
              NasMade You LookMr Bongo

              The standout, Incredible Bongo Band-sampling cut from Nas' 2002 'God's Son' album get the Mr Bongo reissue treatment on a 45!

              • – Made You Look
              • – Made You Look (Inst. Without Guns)
              Cypress HillInsane In The BrainMr Bongo

              Mr Bongo reissue this Sly and the Family Stone sampling hip hop classic from 1993 - it's only official 7" issue since a rare and massively sought-after Philippines release!

              • – Insane In The Brain (LP Version)
              • – Insane In The Brain (Instrumental)
              Positive KI Got A ManMr Bongo

              Reproduction of the sought-after UK only 45 of this hip hop classic from 1993!

              • – I Got A Man (Original Version)
              • – Shakin'
              Ultramagnetic MC'sTravelling At The Speed Of ThoughtMr Bongo

              Classic late 80s NYC hip-hop reissued!

              • – Travelling at the Speed of Thought
              • – M.C.’s Ultra (Part II Edit)
              Ultramagnetic MC'sGive The Drummer SomeMr Bongo

              Reissue of the rare UK 7" picture sleeve release of this hip hop classic!

              • – Give The Drummer Some
              • – Moe Luv's Theme
              Black SheepStrobelite HoneyMr Bongo

              Mr Bongo reissue this classic hip hop jam from '91 by one group of NYC-based, Native Tongues Collective, Black Sheep!

              • – Strobelite Honey (The Original)
              Kit SebastianRain / KosmosMr Bongo

              From the ‘Mantra Moderne’ sessions are two previously unreleased tracks in the duo's signature contemporary style: a fusion of 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 etc.!

                MarumoModiehiMr Bongo

                Modiehi' was originally released in 1982 and covers a wide number of genres from Sotho soul, Mbaqanga, disco-funk, gospel and bubblegum. Tracks have been popular spins in the sets of Motor City Drum Ensemble, Invisible City Editions and Floating Points.

                • – Modiehi
                • – Khomo Tsaka Deile Kae?

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                As well as sharing a pioneering spirit in these new artists’ approach to frontier-crossing musical boundaries, a further theme of this album is that many also share a determination to independent practices - and most of these artists’ recordings featured here are either self-published or released on independent labels. While the attention of this new wave of jazz artists has up until now has been London-based, this album shows how this movement is spread across the whole of Britain (and indeed beyond).

                ‘Kaleidoscope – New Spirits Known and Unknown’ shows that while there is commonality in these artists approach to music, there is a wide variety of styles – from deep spiritual jazz, electronic experimentalisation, punk-edged funk, uplifting modal righteousness, deep soulful vocals and much more.

                Soul Jazz Records’ new release comes as a superb one-off pressing special deluxe triple album edition which comes with a bonus limited-edition one-off pressing 7" single, a standard triple album, and a deluxe double CD pack. This album also comes with extensive sleevenotes, artist interviews and exclusive photography.

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                Soul Jazz records are also releasing an exclusive one-off pressing double-headed 12” single featuring Theon Cross and Pokus released on the same day as the ‘Kaleidoscope’ album release. These two tracks do not feature on the vinyl edition of the album - this 12" single will will also be deleted on day of release.

                • Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – When The World Was One
                • Yazmin Lacey – 90 Degrees
                • Hector Plimmer – Communication Control
                • Ill Considered – Long Way Home (Live At The Crypt)
                • The Expansions – Mosaic
                • Chip Wickham – Red Planet
                • Levitation Orchestra – Odyssey
                • Emma-Jean Thackray – Walrus
                • Tenderlonious and The 22archestra – The Shakedown
                • Pokus – Pokus One
                • Theon Cross – Candace Of Meroe
                • Joe Armon-Jones & Maxwell Owin – Tanner's Tango
                • Collocutor – Gozo
                • Makaya McCraven – Untitled
                • Nat Birchall – Ancient World
                • Ruby Rushton – Moonlight Woman
                • Ebi Soda – Dimmsdale
                • The Cromagnon Band – Thunder Perfect
                • SEED Ensemble – Mirrors
                • Ishmael Ensemble – Kito's Theme
                • Vels Trio – Yellow Ochre (Part 1)
                • 1. Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – When The World Was One
                • 2. Yazmin Lacey – 90 Degrees
                • 3. Hector Plimmer – Communication Control
                • View full info and tracklisting
                KhruangbinMordechaiDead Oceans

                "Khruangbin has always been multilingual, weaving far-flung musical languages like East Asian surf-rock, Persian funk, and Jamaican dub into mellifluous harmony. But on its third album, it’s finally speaking out loud. Mordechai features vocals prominently on nearly every song, a first for the mostly instrumental band. It’s a shift that rewards the risk, reorienting Khruangbin’s transportive sound toward a new sense of emotional directness, without losing the spirit of nomadic wandering that’s always defined it."

                • – First Class
                • – Time (You and I)
                • – Connaissais de Face
                • – Father Bird, Mother Bird
                • – If There is No Question
                • – Pelota
                • – One to Remember
                • – Dearest Alfred
                • – So We Won’t Forget
                • – Shida
                • LP£19.99
                  Black vinyl edition
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                • CD£8.99
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                Manfredo FestBrazilian Dorian DreamFar Out Recordings

                Private-label gem originally released in 1976, Manfredo Fest's 'Brazilian Dorian Dream' drew upon the influences of Brazilian rhythms,+ USA jazz and funk in a radical and new way.

                Add to this Manfredo Fest’s visionary use of Fender Rhodes, Clavinet, Arp and Moog synthesizers (plus a whole load of effects units), makes for a seminal and groundbreaking album light years ahead of its time!

                • – Brazilian Dorian Dream
                • – Facing East
                • – Jungle Cat
                • – That’s What She Says
                • – Slaughter On Tenth Avenue
                • – Who Needs It
                • – Braziliana No.1
                • LP£20.00
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                • CD£12.00
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                Blue Note Re:ImaginedDecca / Blue Note

                A collection of classic Blue Note tracks, reworked and newly recorded by a selection of the UK scene’s most exciting young talents. Representing a bridge between the ground-breaking label’s past and future, the project features contributions from a rollcall of 16 revered UK acts including Shabaka Hutchings, Ezra Collective, Nubya Garcia, Mr Jukes, Steam Down, Skinny Pelembe, Emma-Jean Thackray, Yazmin Lacey, Poppy Ajudha, Jordan Rakei, Fieh, Ishmael Ensemble, Blue Lab Beats, Melt Yourself Down, Alfa Mist, and Jorja Smith!

                • Jorja Smith – Rose Rouge (from St Germain Tourist, 2000)
                • Ezra Collective – Footprints (from Wayne Shorter Adam’s Apple, 1966)
                • Poppy Ajudha – Watermelon Man (Under The Sun) (from Herbie Hancock Takin’ Off, 1962)
                • Jordan Rakei – Wind Parade (from Donald Byrd Places and Spaces, 1975)
                • Skinny Pelembe – Illusion (Silly Apparition) (from Andrew Hill One for One, 1969)
                • Alfa Mist – Galaxy (rom Eddie Henderson Sunburst, 1975)
                • Steam Down feat. Afronaut Zu – Etcetera (from Wayne Shorter Etcetera, 1965)
                • Yazmin Lacey – I’ll Never Stop Loving You (from Dodo Greene My Hour of Need, 1962)
                • 1. Jorja Smith – Rose Rouge (from St Germain Tourist, 2000)
                • 2. Ezra Collective – Footprints (from Wayne Shorter Adam’s Apple, 1966)
                • 3. Poppy Ajudha – Watermelon Man (Under The Sun) (from Herbie Hancock Takin’ Off, 1962)
                • View full info and tracklisting
                Theon Cross / PokusCandace of Meroe / Pokus OneSoul Jazz Records

                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 Meroe and Pokus' equally striking Pokus One

                • Theon Cross – Candace of Meroe
                • Pokus – Pokus One
                • Limited-edition one-off 12" single£12.99
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                The Blue Coxsone Box SetStudio One

                Pre-order now for shipping 10 July. Probably will sell out on pre-order!

                This is a new USA import Studio One release box set which we are getting a limited stock!

                **Inc. the previously unreleased Blue Coxsone single, The Sound Dimension 'Walk Don’t Run' / Trevor Clarke 'Giving Up on Love' [CS 7073]!**

                These singles have come to be known as ‘Blue Coxsone’ in collector’s circles and fetch tidy sums given their limited release and rarity. This limited edition box set features six rare singles all reproduced on the original Blue Coxsone label featuring essential tunes from Joe Higgs, Winston Jarrett, The Sound Dimension, The Melodians and other Studio One icons. Also included is a previously unreleased Blue Coxsone single, The Sound Dimension 'Walk Don’t Run' / Trevor Clarke 'Giving Up on Love' [CS 7073].

                  • 6×7"£75.00
                    Expected 24 Jul
                  Mad ProfessorDub Me Crazy!!Ariwa

                  His 1st album from 1982 featuring Leroy 'Horsemouth' Wallace, Tan Tan, and many others recorded at the original Ariwa Studio in Peckham. 10 tracks of pure deep U.K. Dubs

                  • – Your Rights / My rights
                  • – Freedom Chant
                  • – Ankoko
                  • – Dub Power
                  • – Zion
                  • – Tumble Down
                  • – Bucket Brigade
                  • – Psychologically Yours
                  • – South African Crossfire
                  • – Sweet Sweet Victory
                  • CD£11.99
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                  • Reissue LP£15.00
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                  Gil Scott-HeronPieces Of A Man (1971)Flying Dutchman

                  Must-have Gil Scott-Heron album featuring "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" and "Home Is Where The Hatred Is".

                  • – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
                  • – Lady Day And John Coltrane
                  • – Home Is Where The Hatred Is
                  • – Pieces Of A Man
                  Step Forward Youth: Roots Masters From The "Punky Reggae Party"Greensleeves

                  A fantastic selection of tracks from a time when reggae and punk were really crossing over on the UK scene – the earliest years of the punk rock movement, when bands like The Clash, Slits, and others were bringing the sounds of Jamaica into much greater mainstream circulation! The cuts here aren't reggae punk – or punked-up reggae – but are instead the core tracks that influenced the late 70s UK generation – mostly roots reggae numbers from a few years before, whose politics and production really struck a chord with disenchanted youth in England! titles that include "Rebel" by Barry Ford Band, "The Barber Feel It" by Dr Alimantado & Jah Stitch, "Turn The Heater On" by Keith Hudson, "Pablo Meets Mr Bassie" by Agustus Pablo, "Jah Is I Guiding Star" by Tappa Zukie, "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner" by Michael Rose, "Cool Out Son" by Junior Murvin, "Roast Fish & Cornbread" by Lee Perry, "Mr Cop" by Gregory Isaacs, "Two Sevens Clash" by Culture, and "Heavy Manners" by Prince Far-I.

                  please note : The LP version is a 12 track single vinyl version. all killer no filler!

                  • Augustus Pablo – King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown
                  • Lloyd Parks – Mafia
                  • Keith Hudson – Turn The Heater On
                  • Dr. Alimantado – The Barber Feel It
                  • Tapper Zukie – Jah Is I Guiding Star
                  • Dillinger – Cokane In My Brain
                  • Junior Murvin – Police And Thieves
                  • Barry Ford Band – Rebel
                  • Augustus Pablo – Pablo Meets Mr. Bassie
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                  • LP£16.99
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                  • 2×CD£15.99
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                  Following on from THAT immediately 'sold out' 12" of early in 2020, Gilles Peterson and Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick's STR4TA project return with their debut full-length 'Aspects' - inspired by the gritty DIY sounds of the cult 80s Brit Funk era, STR4TA combine all the best elements that scene, reminiscent of influential bands like Freeez and Atmosfear!

                  • – Aspects
                  • – Rhythm In Your Mind
                  • – Dance Desire
                  • – We Like It
                  • – Steppers Crusade
                  • – After The Rain
                  • – Give In To What is Real
                  • – Kinshasa FC
                  • – Vision 9
                  • LP£21.00
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                  • CD£11.00
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                  GoldYou Are So WonderfulOcean of Tears

                  Classy, deep, spiritual soul music on 45 for the first time! 500 only, no repress...

                  • – You Are So Wonderful
                  • – Without You
                  • 7"£6.99
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                  Herbie HancockSextant (1972)Columbia

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                  • – Rain Dance
                  • New LP (180g)£21.99
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                  • CD£7.99
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                  Brian EnoApollo (Atmospheres & Soundtracks)UMC

                  A remastered and extended edition of Brian Eno's iconic 1983 album, 'Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks"

                    • 2×CD£11.99
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                    • 2×LP£25.99
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                    Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony OrchestraPromisesLuaka Bop

                    **180g & 140g vinyl represses pre-ordering now for 15th October release date!**

                    Surprise collaboration between Floating Points and the legendary, American, spritual jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders with The London Symphony Orchestra. One of this year's most anticipated releases via Luaka Bop!

                    • – Movement 1
                    • – Movement 2
                    • – Movement 3
                    • – Movement 4
                    • – Movement 5
                    • – Movement 6
                    • – Movement 7
                    • – Movement 8
                    • – Movement 9
                    • LP (180 gram)£26.00
                      Limited 180g audiophile edition housed in a die cut sleeve
                      Expected 15 OctPreorder
                    • LP£23.00
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                      Expected 15 OctPreorder
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                    All-star killer fusion album. Featuring Flora Purim and Airto Moreira, Ndugu, Johnny Guitar Watson and more. Seriously uplifting beautiful music!

                    • – That's What She Said
                    • LP (180 gram)£20.00
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                    Betty HarrisThe Lost Queen Of New Orleans SoulSoul Jazz Records

                    Betty Harris’ The Lost Queen of New Orleans Soul features all of her classic deep soul, sister funk and northern soul songs recorded in New Orleans in the 1960s - all written, produced and arranged by the legendary Allen Toussaint, and featuring the cream of New Orleans musicians and the incredible Meters.

                    All of these singles featured here were released on Allen Toussaint and his business partner Marshall Sehorn’s local New Orleans label Sansu, widely distributed in the southern city but in only limited quantities elsewhere. As a consequence, Betty Harris’ music failed to achieve the commercial success of other New Orleans artists such as Lee Dorsey (who she recorded with) and The Meters (who backed her). And so at the end of the decade she stopped recording, retired from the music business to raise her family in Florida.

                    This is no reflection of the stunning musical quality of all these songs which encompass everything from southern soul, heavy funk, deep soul ballads and northern soul. Betty Harris has been a cornerstone of Soul Jazz Records’ New Orleans Funk and New Orleans Soul compilations. 

                    Always soulful and always funky, Betty Harris’ music contains the essence of New Orleans music. She is the Lost Soul Queen of New Orleans. 

                    This collection is released on CD, heavyweight gatefold double LP vinyl (+ download code) and digital and comes complete with full biography, original label artwork.

                    To coincide with this album New Orleans legend Betty Harris  will in the new year be performing two rare live UK shows at the 100 Club, London on Feb 17,2017 and Band on the Wall, Manchester on Feb 18, 2017.

                    • Betty Harris – There's A Break In The Road
                    • Betty Harris – 12 Red Roses
                    • Betty Harris – Mean Man
                    • Betty Harris – I'm Gonna Git Ya
                    • Betty Harris – Ride Your Pony
                    • Betty Harris – Show It
                    • Betty Harris – I Don't Wanna Hear It
                    • Betty Harris – Bad Luck
                    • Betty Harris – Hook, Line 'n' Sinker
                    • Betty Harris – Lonely Hearts
                    • Betty Harris – What A Sad Feeling
                    • Betty Harris – What'd I Do Wrong
                    • Betty Harris – Trouble With My Lover
                    • Betty Harris – Sometime
                    • Betty Harris – I'm Evil Tonight
                    • Betty Harris – Nearer To You
                    • Betty Harris – All I Want Is You
                    Tom MischGeographyBeyond The Groove

                    **Repressed!**

                    Debut album from the much hyped Tom Misch featuring De La Soul, Goldlink, Loyle Carner & Poppy Ajudha. Fans of Jordan Rakei should check!

                    • – Before Paris
                    • – Lost In Paris
                    • – South Of The River
                    • – Movie
                    • – Tick Tock
                    • – It Runs Through Me
                    • – Isn't She Lovely
                    • – Disco Yes
                    • 2×LP£22.00
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                    Soul Jazz Club Flyer #7Saturday Night Fish FrySoul Jazz Records

                    Two-sided flyer - Andy Weatherall guested at our Fish Fry Night monthly all night funk and soul session held in a fetish club in South London. Andy Weatherall played a few times playing only funk 45s and rocked it every time!

                    This is a FREEPOST product when you ADD to any other purchase.

                    If you are ordering just the flyer on its own then order as 'Flyer (postage applied)'. Thanks!

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                    Here's someone talking about the night back in the day (somewhere around the end of the 1990s):

                    "Tiny little blink-and-you-miss-it venue currently home to the fab Saturday Night Fish Fry night, The Fringe is a sweaty, grubby place - just the way we like it. The main dancefloor is downstairs and always rammed. Upstairs there's a smokey chillout room which comes complete with a bizzare S&M cage and plenty more fetish accessories. Look but don't touch is our advice".



                      • Club Flyer ADD ON (freepost)£1.00
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                      • Club Flyer (postage applied)£1.00
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                      Ramsey LewisSun Goddess (1974)Columbia

                      Awesome jazz funk album featuring Charle Stepney and members of Earth, Wind And Fire. Check out the stunning title track!


                      • – Sun Goddess
                      • New LP £24.00
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                      • Original LP£30.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl

                        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!
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                      Oneness Of JujuSpace Jungle Luv (1976)Now-Again Records

                      Amazing sought-after record from the brainchild of one J. Pluncky Branch and one of the greatest underground jazz groups. Space Jungle Luv goes on a slightly different tangent from African Rhythms (1975) heavy funk, to a more spiritual soul jazz (and soul vocals provided by Eke-Eta Jackie Lewis), technical playing, mixing fusion, funk and Coltrane's modal style - expanding styles. Check out "River Luvrite", "Space Jungle Funk", "Soul Love Now", but all the tracks are killer!

                      • – River Luv Rite
                      • – Follow Me
                      • – Soul Love Now
                      • – Space Jungle Funk
                      • – The Connection
                      • – Love's Messenger
                      • LP£22.00
                        Tip-on sleeve
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                      Roy Ayers UbiquityA Tear To A SmilePolydor (1970)

                      Classic Ubiquity line-up featuring Bernard Purdy, Jimmy Owens, Harry Whitaker and Dee Dee Bridgewater on the original version of "2000 Black", "The Old One Two" and the formidable title track.


                      • – 2000 Black
                      • New LP £16.00
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                      • CD£7.99
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                      Gil Scott-HeronFree Will (1972)Flying Dutchman

                      Brilliant early Gil Scott-Heron album. One of his rarest on the great Flying Dutchman label.

                      • – Free Will
                      • – Sex Education Ghetto Style
                      • New LP £20.99
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                      • CD£7.99
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                      Alan WakemanThe Octet Broadcasts 1969 and 1979Gearbox Records

                      "The next young generation of British jazz” has been applied many times to London’s current jazz scene, but this headline from Melody Maker was actually used to describe Alan Wakeman and his band back in 1970. And if a prototype for Binker and Moses' viscerally energetic semi-free sound is sought, you would be hard pressed to find a closer relative than the second part of climactic Disc 1 highlight 'Dreams'. Elsewhere, the dextrously varied compositions ooze curiously English-sounding brass band pastoral warmth, nods to traditional chorales
                      and on Disc 2 (from the 1979 broadcast) leanings toward atonal conceptual forms This unearthed gem features two separate Wakeman Octet ensemble recordings, made in ‘69 and ‘79 for BBC radio broadcast, both of which are being released commercially for the first time as a double album, mastered directly from the original analogue tapes and treated to the highest production values synonymous with Gearbox Records. Important for the quality of the music but also as a document of an under-explored era, the recordings offer a snapshot of a
                      time when the quality of British jazz was, as now, at a high. Featuring John Taylor, Alan Skidmore, Paul Lytton, Art Themen, Gordon Beck and many more.

                        • 2×LP£23.00
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                        • 2×CD£13.00
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                        Soul Jazz Club Flyer #3Nu Yorica! Opening night at GossipsSoul Jazz Records

                        Opening night! Latin, disco, soul and funk - a great combination! Our Nu Yorica night had been up and running for a couple of years in Notting Hill on Monday nights and we decided to move to Gossips in Soho, London to make it a weekend club. Gossips was a fantastic 70s throwback club - complete with mirror balls and walls and red velvet-esque furniture - very faded glamour which suited us just fine. It soon became apparent that there were a few idiosyncrasies to the space - depsite its long history the club always had problems with neighbours so the music could never be pumped up loud enough. This got really weird when the DJ booth had to be moved to a different room to the people dancing! (try it!). Lots of good nights despite this!

                        This is a FREEPOST product when you ADD to any other purchase.

                        If you are ordering just the flyer on its own then order as 'Flyer (postage applied)'. Thanks!

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                        Here's someone yibbedy-yabbadying about visiting the club on instagram - see what you missed!

                        "#london ... circa 2000 #gossipsnightclub #soho #soholondon #soholondon... I’m almost positive this is a small hotel now. #londontube from #kingscrossstation over to #coventgardenstation and a little May humidity walk to #nuyorica #souljazzrecords #souljazzsoundsystem champion selectors had that ish on lock and it was all new sound to me. I went because of the flyer. Either way I got drenched into the real world of #soul #funk #latin #jazz #brazilian vibes all meshed to one and the vibes were crisp and welcoming. @souljazzrecords shop, slick label .. releases (which I started getting an ear for years later and would buy on spot), and nights to educate your ear drums = a rounded out influence in all aspects"

                          • Club Flyer ADD ON (freepost)£1.00
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                          • Club Flyer (postage applied)£1.00
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                          Love Saves the Day: A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970-1979 (Part 1)Reappearing Records

                          Author Tim Lawrence (Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, Hold on to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene) compiles 'Love Saves the Day: A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970-1979'. Part 1 (of 2) focuses on this important decade of American music, featuring music from the likes of Wilson Pickett, Jackson 5, Gladys Knight And The Pips, James Brown and more!

                          • Les Troubadours Du Roi Baudouin – Dibwe Diambula Kabanda
                          • Chuck Mangione – Land Of Make Believe
                          • Wilson Pickett – Don't Knock My Love (Part 1)
                          • Wilson Pickett – Don't Knock My Love (Part 2)
                          • James Brown – Give It Up Or Turn It Loose
                          • Jackson 5 – Hum Along And Dance (Uncut Version)
                          • Brainstorm – Lovin Is Really My Game (12" Version)
                          • Domenic Troiano – We All Need Love
                          • Gladys Knight And The Pips – It's Time To Go Now
                          • 1. Les Troubadours Du Roi Baudouin – Dibwe Diambula Kabanda
                          • 2. Chuck Mangione – Land Of Make Believe
                          • 3. Wilson Pickett – Don't Knock My Love (Part 1)
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