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              This is the sound of independence, righteous and hot jump-up sounds from the 1950s and 60s, an exciting period of endless new musical styles that would travel across the world – Mento, the Jamaican precursor to reggae; mambos and descargas from Cuba, Dominican merengue, Haitian compas – and more.

              This album coincides with the release of Soul Jazz Records’ massive new deluxe large format hardback book 90 Degrees of Shade: 100 Years of Photography In The Caribbean (with foreward by Paul Gilroy) featuring hundreds of fascinating and unique photographs spanning one hundred years of Caribbean history.

              The new album comes as a deluxe two-CD pack complete with large outsize booklet, packed full of info and original artwork. There are also two limited edition separate heavyweight double LP vinyl editions, each one housed in gatefold sleeves complete with insert, full text and free download code. Also comes as a worldwide digital release.

              • The Eloise Trio – Come To The Caribbean
              • Cachao – Trombon Criollo
              • Duke Of Iron – Bambouche
              • Lucho Azcarraga – Tamboritos Panamenos
              • Alfredito – Timbales
              • King Scratch – Christmas Time In Nassau
              • Guy De Rosier Orchestra – Panono M'Tombe
              • Noro Morales Orchestra – Mississippi Mambo
              • Peanuts Taylor – Nassau Blues
              • Katherine Dunham Ensemble – Nago
              • Hubert Porter – Rum and Coconut Water
              • The Bay Street Boys – Donkey Wants Water
              • Guy Du Rosier Orchestra – Anatole
              • Sonny Burke Orchestra – West Indies
              • Dioris Valladares – Los Dos Merengues
              • Julio Gutierrez – Theme For Conga
              • Hubert Porter – Mary's Lamb
              • Count Lasha – Perseverance
              • Tito Puente – Swingin' Mambo
              • The Duke Of Iron – Fifty Cents
              • Katherine Dunham Presents The Singing Gods – Maiz
              • Fajardo y sus Estrellas – El Aguardiente
              • The Eloise Trio – Anna Macao
              • Lord Fly – Whai, Whai, Whai
              • Gina Martin – Omo Belli
              • Billo's Caracas Boys – Bombele
              • King Scratch – Liza See Me Hear
              • Cortijo – Con La Punta Del Pie Teresa
              • The Calypso Steel-O-Rama Band – Java
              • Super Ensemble Nemours Jean-Baptiste – Rinmin Ce Folie
              • Lord Lebby – Dr. Kinsey Report
              • Celia Cruz – Yembe Laroco
              KaleidoscopeSoul 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, many more in this ground-breaking release.

              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
              Papa San & The Dub OrganizerPolitical ClownFashion Records

              Killer dancehall next vocal cut from Jamaican DJ Papa San originally released on Fashion Records in 1996 with version from The Dub Organizer..Don't leave!

              • Papa San – Political Clown
              • The Dub Organiser – Politricks Dub
              Space Funk - Afro Futurist Electro Funk In Space 1976-84Soul Jazz Records

              ‘Space Funk – Afro Futurist Electro Funk in Space 1976-84’, is an intergalactic journey into black space, fuelled by funk, powered by computers.

              ‘Space Funk’ is a lovingly compiled collection of superb, rare and off-the-wall space funk and electro releases mostly released on small independent labels in the late 1970s and 1980s.

              Reactors are reacting, boosters are boosting, pack your funk and shake your booty! Computer funk … makes you jump! This is the space funk program!

              The album comes in deluxe artwork and three formats – digipack + slipcase CD, a very limited deluxe 2xLP + bonus 7” single + download vinyl version, and a standard 2xLP + download standard vinyl version.

              Features music by Jamie Jupitor, Solaris, Robotron 4, Juju & the Space Rangers and many more intergalactic space warriors!

              The shuttle program has been altered – there is no Star Wars only electro funk jam joyriders in Space – hold tight!


              • L E O – Fee Fi Fo Fum
              • The Sonarphonic – Super Breaker
              • Santiago – Bionic Funk
              • Frank Cornilius – Computer Games
              • JUJU & The Space Rangers – Plastic
              • Jamie Jupitor – Computer Power
              • Solaris – Space Invaders
              • Copperfield – Make It Good To Me Baby
              • Robotron 4 – Electro-?
              • Ernest Flippin II – Supersonic Space Lady
              • Funk Machine – Funk Machine
              • Ramsey 2C-3D – Fly Guy and The Unemployed
              • Osé – Computer Funk
              • 7 Below Zero Band – Seven (We Are)
              • Rodney Stepp – Break-Out
              DillingerSuzukie StepSwing-A-Ling

              Rare heavy DJ cut from Dillinger with his homage to his motorbike of choice, originally released in the mid 70s produced by Charlie Ace of Swing-A-Ling moblie record shop fame. Killer!!

              • – Suzukie Step
              • – Ace Dub
              Cuba: Music and Revolution - Compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart BakerSoul Jazz Records

              Cuba: Music and Revolution: Culture Clash in Havana: Experiments in Latin Music 1975-85 Vol. 1 is the new album compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records) that explores the many new styles that emerged in Cuba in the 1970s as Jazz, Funk, Brazilian Tropicalia and even Disco mixed together with Latin and Salsa on the island as Cuban artists experimented with new musical forms created in the unique socialist state of Cuba.

              The album comes as a heavyweight 3xLP and deluxe 2xCD set, complete with extensive sleeve notes, and is jam-packed with heavy bass lines, synth and Wah-Wah guitar funk combined with the heavyweight percussion, powerful brass lines and the all-encompassing Latin rhythms of Cuban music known throughout the world.

              The album is released to coincide with the massive new deluxe large format book Cuba: Music and Revolution: Original Cover Art of Cuban Music: Record Sleeve Designs of Revolutionary Cuba 1959-90, published in November, which is also compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records), and which features the music and record designs of Cuba, made in the 30-year period following the Cuban Revolution.

              The music on this album features legendary Cuban groups such as Irakere, Los Van Van and Pablo Milanés as well as a host of lesser known artists such as the radical Grupo De Experimentación, Juan Pablo Torres and Algo Nuevo, Grupo Monumental and Orquesta Ritmo Oriental, groups whose names remain largely unknown outside of Cuba owing to the now 60-year old US trade embargo which remains in place today and which prevents trade with Cuba – and thus most Cuban records were only ever available in Cuba or in ex-Soviet Union states.

              The music on this album reflects the most cutting-edge of Cuban groups that were recording in Cuba in the 1970s and 1980s – who were all searching for a new Cuban identity and new musical forms that reflected both the Afro-Cuban cultural heritage of a nation that gave birth to Latin music - and its new position as a socialist state. Most of the music featured on this album have never been heard outside of Cuba.

              Both Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker have been involved in Cuban music for more than two decades – Gilles Peterson with his many Havana Cultura projects for his Brownswood label and Stuart Baker with a number of Soul Jazz Records albums recorded in Cuba. This Soul Jazz Records album is released in conjunction with Egrem, the Cuban state record company, and has been put together after the many crate-digging trips that both compilers have made on the streets of Havana and beyond in Cuba stretching over a 20-year period, searching out rare and elusive original Cuban vinyl records.

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              REVIEWS:

              "It may only be January, but we already have a strong contender for 'compilation of the year'. Put together by devout crate-diggers and Cuban music enthusiasts Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker (founder of Soul Jazz Records)" JUNO

              "It's abundantly clear that these compilers are at the very top of their game. Everything here was previously unheard outside of Cuba, making this a feast for the curious" Vinyl District

              "Priceless comp goes beyond Buena Vista" UNCUT

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              *Please note the vinyl sticker of this album says "+download code" but it's a mistake! There is no download with this particular album due to legal reasons. Sorry for this error!

              • Grupo Irakere – Chequere Son
              • Conjunto Rumbavana – El Son Del Campeon
              • Juan Formell & Los Van Van – Mi Ritmo Caliente
              • Grupo Monumental – Mi Son Caridad
              • Grupo de Experimentación Sonora del ICAIC – Sondeando
              • Las D'Aida – Con Cadencia y Con Dulzura
              • Juan Formell & Los Van Van – Y No Le Conviene
              • Pablo Milanés – Te Quiero Porque Te Quiero
              • Emíliano Salvador – Luna Wanestain
              • Los Reyes 73 – Un Lamento Hecho Cancion
              • Eduardo Ramos – Vocación Revolución
              • Grupo Mounmental – Hasta Las Cuantas
              • Los 5 U 4 – Solo Esta Musica
              • Grupo de Experimentación Sonora del ICAIC – Canción Con Todos
              • Orquesta Los Van Van – Yo Se Que Van Van
              • Grupo Monumental – Nadie Se Siente Cansado
              • Orquesta Ritmo Oriental – Maria, Baila El Son
              • Juan Pablo Torres y Algo Nuevo – Rompe Cocorioco
              • Los Reyes 73 – Grandes Amigos
              • Paquito D'Rivera – La Patica
              • Grupo de Experimentación Sonora del ICAIC – Grifo
              • Raúl Gómez – Dacapo
              • Grupo Irakere – Juana 1600
              • 1. Grupo Irakere – Chequere Son
              • 2. Conjunto Rumbavana – El Son Del Campeon
              • 3. Juan Formell & Los Van Van – Mi Ritmo Caliente
              • View full info and tracklisting
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              Leroy RootsShockingJah Fingers

              Sought after roots tune from the eighties fetching big money with collectors, check wicked dub version.


              • – Shocking
              • – Shocking (Version)
              Fire Over Babylon: Dread, Peace and Conscious Sounds at Studio OneSoul Jazz Records

              Soul Jazz Records’ new Studio One collection ‘Fire Over Babylon: Dread, Peace and Conscious Sounds at Studio One’ features a stellar selection of 70s roots music – classic and rare tracks recorded at Clement Dodd’s musical empire at 13 Brentford Road in the 1970s.

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              Rastafarian-inspired Roots music was an ever-important aspect of Studio One’s output from the start of the 1970s onwards and this album features many of the ground-breaking groups and artists that established the sound of Jamaica during this decade and beyond.

              Featured here are seminal artists such as Freddie McGregor, The Wailing Souls, The Gladiators, Horace Andy, Devon Russell, Cedric Brooks, Count Ossie, Judah Eskender Tafari alongside a host of lesser-known rare cuts made at Studio One from artists such as The Prospectors, Viceroys and Pablove Black.

              Studio One and founder Clement Dodd’s connection with Rastafarianism dates back to the early 1960s, with Dodd accompanying members of the Skatalites up to the hills of Kingston to listen to the music of the Rastafarianism Count Ossie and his drummers. The album sleevenotes discuss how Clement Dodd’s musical links, as well as his role in heading the most important record label in Reggae, are in many ways linked to the beliefs of Rastafarianism.

              This album is released as a heavyweight black vinyl double-album with gatefold sleeve, full notes and download code, deluxe CD with full booklet and slipcase and digital album.

              • Freddie McGregor – I Am a Revolutionist
              • The Silvertones – Burning In My Soul
              • Wailing Souls – Without You
              • Devon Russell – Jah Jah Fire
              • Trevor Clarke – Sufferation
              • The Gladiators – Sonia
              • Judah Eskender Tafari – Always Trying
              • The Viceroys – Ya Ho
              • Im and Count Ossie – Give Me Back Me Language And Me Culture
              • The Gladiators – Serious Thing
              • The Prospectors – Glory For I
              • Wailing Souls – Things and Time
              • Pablove Black – Inner Peace
              • The Gladiators – Peace
              • Horace Andy – Mr. Jolly Man
              • Wailing Souls – Rock But Don't Fall
              • Albert Griffiths and The Gladiators – Righteous Man
              • The Viceroys – So Many Problems
              Mafia & FluxyFireJah Shaka Music

              Superb new instrumental rhythm cut from Mafia & Fluxy on limited 7" from Jah Shaka.

              • – Fire
              • 7"£11.00
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              Octaves - You're Gonna LoseSoul Vendors - Fat FishStudio 1

              SORRY THIS IS NOW SOLD OUT!!

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              NEW Superb and rare Studio One cuts on this great new 45

              £1,000 Studio One ROCKSTEADY super-rarity originally released in the UK on Blue Cat.

              Bomb 45 will sell out in hours! Very limited copies!

              • Octaves – You're Gonna Lose
              • Soul Vendors – Fat Fish
              • 7"£14.99
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              FixFlash / From The GhettoBack To Life

              Reissue of Orlando Voorn's P-Funk All Stars-sampling techno classic from 1992, 'Flash'! Top ten techno business - party-starting essential! Backed with 'From The Ghetto' which was released in 1994 and co-produced by Blake Baxter.

              • – Flash
              • – From The Ghetto