• New LP £23.00
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    • Lou Donaldson – Say it loud I'm black and I'm proud
    • Lou Donaldson – Snake Bone
    • 1. Say it loud I'm black and I'm proud
    • 2. Brother Soul
    • 3. Snake Bone
    • 4. Summertime
    • 5. Caravan

    One of the great Blue Note funk albums from 1969! Features Idris Muhammad on drums and Charles Earland on B3!

    Other Releases by Lou Donaldson

    Lou DonaldsonA Different Scene (1976)Cotillion
    Jazz funk 76 from sax player Donaldson post-Blue Note
      • Original LP£20.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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      Lou DonaldsonBlues Walk (1958)Blue Note
      Understated soul jazz classic blue note from saxophonist Donaldson plus Herman Foster, Dave Bailey,Peck Morrison and Ray Barretto.
      • – blues walk
      Lou DonaldsonAlligator BogalooBlue Note
      Deep blue note soul jazz grooves from '67 with Donaldson joined by George Benson,Lonnie Smith and Leo Morris (aka Idris Muhammad).

        Other Releases on Blue Note

        MadlibShades of Blue (Classic Vinyl Series)Blue Note
        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!
        • – Stepping Into Tomorrow
        • – Montara
        • New Audiophile 2×LP (180 GRAM)£32.00
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        Freddie HubbardBlue Spirits (1966)Blue Note
        Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, James Spaulding, Larry Ridley, Harold Mabern, Big Black. Classic Blue Note session.
        • – soul surge
        • – jodo
        • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£34.99
          Tone Poet Edition
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        Stanley TurrentineMr. NaturalBlue Note
        Though it wouldn’t first be released until 1980 as part of the LT Series, Stanley Turrentine’s Mr. Natural is a standout recording in the soulful tenor...
          Walter Smith IIIReturn to CasualBlue Note
          Saxophonist and composer Walter Smith III enters a new era of his band leading career with his remarkable Blue Note debut return to casual, the long-anticipated...
            Best Of Blue NoteThe Best Of Blue NoteBlue Note
              • Original LP£25.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Orig = Orig 1984 French press double LP, small damage at spine
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              The Charles Lloyd QuartetA Night In CopenhagenBlue Note
                • Original LP£18.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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                Jackie McLeanBluesnikBlue Note
                Widely regarded as one of Jackie McLean's finest, not to mention most accessible albums, Bluesnik gets the reissue treatment on Blue Note to bring it to...
                  Horace Parlan QuintetSpeakin' My PieceBlue Note
                  Horace Parlan struck out in style as a bandleader in 1960 with a swathe of albums for Blue Note, amongst which was this dazzling display with his quintet....
                    Transmissions from Total Refreshment CentreBlue Note
                    All the best music has a community underneath it. The extended family around London’s Total Refreshment Centre (TRC) connects continents and generations,...
                      • LP£31.99
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                      • CD£14.00
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                      Bobbi HumphreyFancy Dancer (1975)Blue Note
                      Classic jazz funk album produced by the awesome Mizell Brothers which includes the ESSENTIAL track 'Uno Esta'!
                      • – Uno Esta
                      • Reissue LP£25.99
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                      • CD£7.99
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                      Donald ByrdLive Cookin’ with Blue Note at Montreux (1973)Blue Note
                      "I’ve been waiting over 30 years for this to come out officially" Gilles Peterson "Donald Byrd in a super rare 1973 public appearance of the Mizell...
                      • – Black Byrd (Live)
                      • – You've Got It Bad Girl (Live)
                      • – The East (Live)
                      • – Introductions (Live)
                      • – Kwame (Live)
                      • – Poco-Mania (Live)
                      • LP£28.00
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                      • CD£16.00
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                      Donald ByrdAt The Half Note Café, Vol. 1 (Tone Poet Series)Blue Note
                      In November 1960, trumpeter Donald Byrd brought his quintet in to the Half Note Café in New York City to record this soulful, swinging, and highly enjoyable...
                        • LP (180 gram)£35.00
                          Gatefold sleeve
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                        Harold VickSteppin' Out! (Tone Poet Series)Blue Note
                        In 1963, tenor saxophonist Harold Vick made his sole album as a leader for Blue Note, the underrated soul jazz gem Steppin’ Out. The record finds its...
                          • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£36.00
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                          Bobby HutchersonStick-Up! (Tone Poet Series)Blue Note
                          Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson’s 1966 album Stick-Up! found him in the company of a new band line-up with Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Lewis, and...
                            • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£36.00
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                            Kenny BurrellKenny BurrellBlue Note
                            The first thing that strikes you about Kenny Burrell’s second Blue Note album, simply titled Kenny Burrell (BLP 1543) and released as part of Blue Note’s...
                              Gene HarrisYesterday, Today & Tomorrow (1973)Blue Note
                              Rare Wicked funky jazz on Blue Note double vinyl
                              • – Monk's Tune
                              • Original 2×LP£45.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original blue label liberty Blue Note. Double gatefold album, bit of minor age wear to sleeve
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                              John ColtraneBlue TrainBlue Note
                              **Late 50s hard bop! Coltrane's second on Blue Note.** John Coltrane – tenor saxophone, bandleaderPaul Chambers – double bassKenny Drew – pianoCurtis...
                              • – Moment's Notice
                              • New Audiophile 2×LP (180 GRAM)£60.00
                                The Complete Masters Special Edition
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                              • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£45.00
                                Original 'Blue Train' LP recording only
                                Out of stock
                              • 2×CD£20.00
                                The Complete Masters Deluxe Edition
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                              • CD£7.99
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                              • New LP (180g)£31.99
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                              Blue Mitchell Collision In Black (1968)Blue Note
                              Soul jazz instrumental sounds on Blue Note from trumpeter Blue Mitchell joined by Ernie Watts, Paul Humphrey and Monk Higgins - who also produced the set.
                              • – Collision In Black
                              Kenny CoxIntroducing Kenny Cox and The Contemporary Jazz QuintetBlue Note
                              Recorded in 1968, Introducing Kenny Cox and The Contemporary Jazz Quintet was the debut album by this under-recognized Detroit band led by pianist Kenny...
                              • – Mystique
                              • – You
                              • – Trance Dance
                              • – Eclipse
                              • – Number Four
                              • – Diahnn
                              • Original LP£65.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGorig blue white label liberty first press Blue Note, top spine part undone, few non audible surface marks
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                              • LP£22.00
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                              Grant GreenThe Latin Bit (Tone Poet Edition)Blue Note
                              Classic Grant Green album featuring Willie Bobo and Patato Valdes on percussion. Tone Poet Edition all-analog, mastered-from-the-original-master-tape...
                              • – Mambo Inn
                              • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£45.99
                                Deluxe, 180g 'Tone Poet' edition
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                              Stanley TurrentineRough 'N TumbleBlue Note
                              Stanley Turrentine’s 1966 soul jazz classic Rough ‘N Tumble finds a deep and bluesy groove that doesn’t let up from start to finish. Joining Turrentine...
                                Blue Lab BeatsMotherland JourneyBlue Note
                                Another wicked fusion of jazz, electronics and hip vibes from duo, Blue Lab Beats. Featuring guest spots from the likes of Ghetto Boy, Kiefer, Kofi Stone,...
                                • – Sky Reflections (Intro)
                                • – Labels
                                • – I’ll Be Here For You
                                • – Gotta Go Fast
                                • – A Vibe
                                • – Don’t Let It Get Away
                                • – Inhale & Exhale (Interlude)
                                • – Blow You Away (Delila)
                                • – Sensual Loving
                                • – Motherland Journey
                                Lee MorganCaramba (1968)Blue Note
                                DEEP, DEEP, DEEP. W/ Bennie Maupin, Cedar Walton, Reginald Workman, Billy Higgins.
                                • – Caramba
                                • Reissue LP£27.99
                                  Gatefold sleeve
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                                Joe HendersonInner Urge (1965)Blue Note
                                Joe Henderson sax, McCoy Tyner piano, Bob Cranshaw bass, Elvin Jones drums. Coltrane's rhythm kings join Henderson for this exercise in deepness.
                                • – el barrio
                                Ornette ColemanRound Trip: Ornette Coleman on Blue Note (Tone Poet Edition)Blue Note
                                Iconoclastic saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman shook the jazz world when he arrived at the Five Spot Café in New York City in 1959 and began his...
                                  Gregory PorterStill RisingBlue Note
                                  Gregory Porter’s 'Greatest Hits' double album. This will be the first EVER hits collection from the seven-time Grammy nominated, two-time Grammy winner,...
                                    • LP£22.00
                                      Out of stock
                                    • 2×CD£13.00
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                                    Reuben WilsonLove BugBlue Note
                                    On his second, 1969 Blue Note album 'Love Bug', organist Reuben Wilson fronted an exceptional quintet with Lee Morgan on trumpet, George Coleman on tenor...
                                    • – Hot Rod
                                    • – I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
                                    • – I Say A Little Prayer
                                    • – Love Bug
                                    • – Stormy
                                    • – Black Out
                                    Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersFirst Flight To Tokyo: The Lost 1961 RecordingsBlue Note
                                    'First Flight to Tokyo: The Lost 1961 Recordings' is a thrilling previously unreleased live recording of Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers captured at Hibiya...
                                      The Horace Silver Quintet6 Pieces Of SilverBlue Note
                                      On his first Blue Note date since relinquishing The Jazz Messengers moniker to Art Blakey, Horace Silver struck gold with this sterling set of hard bop...
                                        Makaya McCravenDeciphering The MessageBlue Note
                                        Across numerous albums and mixtapes, Makaya McCraven has proven his mastery of the loop akin to hip-hop’s most celebrated beatmakers like J Dilla and...
                                        • – A Slice Of The Top
                                        • – Sunset
                                        • – When Your Lover Has Gone
                                        • – Ecaroh
                                        • – Tranquility
                                        • – Wail Bait
                                        • – Coppin’ The Haven
                                        • – Frank’s Tune
                                        • – Autumn In New York
                                        • – Monaco
                                        • – Mr. Jin
                                        • – C.F.D.
                                        • – Black Rhythm Happening
                                        • LP£23.00
                                          Out of stock
                                        • CD£12.00
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                                        McCoy TynerExpansions (Tone Poet Edition)Blue Note
                                        Definitive version of the essential 1969 deep jazz record. Reissued on 180g audiophile vinyl and mastered from the original analog tapes as part of Blue...
                                          • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM)£35.00
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                                          Joe HendersonPage OneBlue Note
                                          Saxophonist Henderson's 1964 debut album featuring all star line up of heavyweights - Kenny Dorham, Joe Henderson, Pete La Roca, McCoy Tyner and Butch...
                                          • – Blue Bossa

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                                                    • – Wiggle-Waggle
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                                                    • – I Love You
                                                    • New LP (180g)£23.99
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                                                    • – Mira
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