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    • – Bubucelas
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    • – Hacerte Venir
    • – Burn Burn Burn
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    Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area BandPat Thomas & Kwashibu Area BandStrut

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    Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Research ArkestraPlanets of Life and DeathStrut

    Strut and Art Yard collude once more for the first release anywhere of a live Sun Ra performance from Amiens, France in 1973, Planets Of Life Or Death. Features rare photos from Sun Ra’s 1973 European tour by photographer Jan Persson. 

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              Chester ThompsonPowerhouseBlack Jazz Records

              With long-standing stints in Tower of Power and Santana, Chester Thompson just might be the most decorated and distinguished keyboardist in all of rock and R&B, let alone of the Bay Area musical scene.

              It's little wonder that this 1971 album, then, is one of the rarest and most coveted albums on the highly collectible Black Jazz Records label—it's Thompson's debut record, cut a couple of years before he joined Tower of Power, with a smokin' band featuring fellow Black Jazz recording artist Rudolph Johnson on sax along with ace drummer Raymond Pounds (Pharoah Sanders, Stevie Wonder, Pointer Sisters) and trombonist Al Hall (Johnny Hammond, Freddie Hubbard, Eddie Harris). And, yes, Powerhouse comes by its title honestly…it's jazz, all right, but injected with a jolt of electricity courtesy of Thompson's Hammond B-3, and with just four tunes spread out over two sides, it's pretty much a nonstop groove.

              Newly remastered, and with liner notes featuring quotes from fellow Tower of Power member Dave Garibaldi and Bay Area keyboardist Todd Cochran a.k.a. Bayete that testify as to Chester Thompson's greatness, this is another long-lost triumph from the Black Jazz label. First-ever vinyl reissue!

              • – Mr. T
              • – Weird Harold
              • LP£25.00
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              • CD£17.00
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              The Evolution of MannHerbie Mann and the Flute in JazzHal Leonard


              More than any other musician, Herbie Mann was responsible for establishing the flute as an accepted jazz instrument. Prior to his arrival, the flute was a secondary instrument for saxophonists, but Mann found a unique voice for the flute, presenting it in different musical contexts, beginning with Afro-Cuban, and then continuing with music from Brazil, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Japan, and Eastern Europe. As Mann once said, "People would say to me, 'I don't know where you are right now,' and I would respond, 'And you're not going to know where I'm going to be tomorrow.'"

                • Book (450g)£14.99 £6.00
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                Soul SupremeFeelin' Good / Officially in Love / Still ShiningSoul Supreme Records

                Soul Supreme covers a medley of 'The Official' (Jaylib) and 'Fall In Love' (Slum Village), and two unsung Jay Dee beats: 'Still Shining,' as produced for Busta Rhymes, which has never seen the light of day as an instrumental. Limited 45s - don't miss!

                • – Feelin' Good
                • – Officially in Love
                • – Still Shining
                Rust Side Story Vol. 24Numero

                The third installment of Numero’s ode to lowrider/gangster soul, 'Rust Side Story' compiles highly sought after sweet soul singles from the Buck Eye State. Prepare for a low and slow ride from Youngstown to Dayton, Cleveland to Columbus, Toledo to Cincinnati, all soundtracked with silky falsettos and dreamy harmonies.

                  • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£27.00
                    Limited green, white and red 'striped' coloured vinyl edition
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                  Roy AyersEverybody Loves the SunshineDynamite Cuts

                  The ultimate, breezy, summertime soul anthem from Roy Ayers finally gets reissued again on the in demand, 45 format! Backed with 'Lonesome Cowboy' (as sampled by the likes of Stetsasonic and more) making its 7" debut!

                  • – Everybody Loves the Sunshine
                  • – Lonesome Cowboy
                  • 7"£15.00
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                  Soul SupremeLet's Ride / Runnin'Soul Supreme Records

                  Soul Supreme covers Q Tip's 'Let's Ride' and the classic 'Runnin'' by The Pharcyde! Limited copies - don't miss!

                  • – Let's Ride
                  • – Runnin'
                  Wanted Afro GrooveWagram

                  Afro groove compilation featuring tracks from the late, great Manu Dibango alongside such luminaries as Dele Sosimi and Pat Thomas and more!

                  • Marumo – Khomo Tsaka Deile Kae?
                  • Dele Sosimi – E Go Betta
                  • Zimba – Baleka
                  • Manu Dibango – Motapo
                  • Afriquoi – Kudaushe
                  • Joni Haastrup – Wake Up Your Mind
                  • Pat Thomas – Gyae Su
                  • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Simigwa-Do
                  • Penny Penny – Shaka Bundu
                  • Alec Khaoli – Take Me Higher
                  • LP£19.00
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