JoAnne Tardy - Think Of This SOLD
Seldom seen private press out of Milwaukee released in 1986.
Sublime 80's soul jazz album written, composed, arranged and produced by JoAnne Tardy, now very hard to find, listen to this little gem...
Record has just some light marks, plays excellent!! little sticker on the shrink, cover in NMint condition.
Rupert Cobbett - Peaceful Morning SOLD
Soul Deep Records
Original US press released in 1977 on the indy label, Soul Deep Records.
Great soul jazz / jazz funk lp composed the keyboardist, Ruppert Cobbett including "December 18th" comped by Patrick Forge with great Fender Rhodes and flute work, listen also "Ain't Done Nothing".
Record has some light marks but they don't affect the sound, plays excellent!!!
The cover has big writing and tears on the front cover, check pic, little punch hole, no seam split, solid corners and edges.
Roy Ayers - Ubiquity SOLD
Classic Roy Ayers lp!!! Original 1st press, Sticker "For demonstration use only" on the front cover. Superb copy, just two superficial paper marks, close to mint!!! With polydor inner sleeve. Light ring wear on the front cover.
The Kats - Under The Covers / Wear Me Out SOLD
E & C Records
Rare original U.S. first pressing from the end of the 60's produced by Cleveland Eaton and arranged by Donny Hatthaway!!
Killer jazz funk double sider, listen to both sides!!!
Some light marks on the side B but they don't affect the sound. Both sides play excellent without noises!!
Bill Doggett - Honky Tonk Popcorn SOLD
Original US press released in 1969 of this classic Hammond funk lp produced by James Brown including plenty of great tracks, solid lp from beginning to the end!!
Record shows some light marks but they don't affect the sound, no scuffs, you can hear occasional ticks, overall, plays excellent!! The cover has one seam split (9cm) on the top edge and one on the down edge (19cm). Punch hole.
Clarice Labbé & Charlie Hampton - Clarice Swings With Charlie Hampton SOLD
Original pressing released in 1980.
Hard to find soul jazz lp out of Philadelphia. it contains the jazz dancer "No Other Love But You" comped by Russ Dewbury on the famous Jazz Bizniz vol. 1. check a snippet from previous copy.
The record is VG+ with some light marks but they don't affect the sound. It plays fine with occasional ticks!!!
The cover shows strong wear on the left edge, no seam split, stains on the front and back cover.
Ben Davis Jazz Ensemble - We're Number 1 SOLD
Obscure school band lp released in 1978 including the catchy jazz funk, "Blue Orleans" with funky horns, Fender Rhodes solo, heavy drum break, listen to the soundclip!!!
The record has some light marks but plays fine!!The cover shows some light wear on the open edge, still in shrink.
Sounds Of The City - Stuff And Thangs SOLD
Sounds Of The City Production
Ultra rare promo only 45 privatly pressed by the famous band, Sounds Of The City.
They released this 7inch before the output of their cult and nearly impossible to find lp on the tax scam label, Tiger Lily. "Stuff And Thangs" is a ridiculous jazz funk track including heavy beat, wah wah guitar, funky vibes and an amazing varitone "fuzz" sax who gives the singularity of the track. This title is one of the best cut of the lp, you can get it now!! Listen the soundclip!!! Very very hard to catch!!!
This copy shows some bubbles due to the pressing but it doesn't affect the sound. No scuffs, just some occasional light clicks, mainly on the side B. Plays fine, check the soundclip. Generic sleeve.
Kashmere Stage Band - Kashmere 73 Live In Concert SOLD
Original US press released in 1973 of this rare and in demand jazz funk lp from one of the all time best school band, the Kaskmere Stage Band.
Recorded live, this album contains some monster tracks like the aptly named "Kashmere" cause it shows perfectly their sound including crazy breaks, solid horn section and great sax solo, listen also the uptempo psych funk dancer "Head Wiggle" with ab heavy heavy fuzz guitar solo and to finish, the crazy version of Shaft, the best one that i have heard, listen!!!!
This copy is VG+, some light marks, no scuffs, plays fine!!!
The cover shows just some stains on the front & back cover, solid edges and corners.
Hall Concert Jazz Band and Choir - Here & Now SOLD
Obscure almost unknown private press out of West Hartford, CT released in 1977.
Surprising High School jazz funk lp containing some amazing tracks, check "Nice 'N Juicy" and "Ahunk Ahunk" with killer analog synth and harmonica solos, Fender Rhodes, solid horn and funky rhythm section!!!
This copy is in Excellent shape, the record has just some superficial marks, it plays excellent, the cover is NM, still in shrink.
Freddy Cole - The Cole Nobody Knows SOLD
First Shot Records
Original US 1st press released in 1976 in Atlanta.
Scarce soul jazz lp by Freddy Cole, he plays piano, electric piano featuring Ed Edwards on bass, Paul Avery on drums and Buddy Cooner on guitar.
By far his best album including the sublime version of "Brother Where Are you" comped by jazzman, a real winner, check also the deep vocal soul jazz track, " Correct Me If I'm Wrong". This lp was also reissued by Sonorama.
This copy is in NM condition, just some superficial paper marks, very clean and shiny, it plays excellent!!! The cover shows a light ring wear on the front cover and a minor wear of the corners and edges,
Jerome Van Jones - With a Little Help From My Friends SOLD
Original French pressing.
Rare soul jazz funk lp recorded and released only in Switzerland and France. Jerome Van Jones sings and plays the piano, electric piano, organ, and celesta featuring Billy Brooks on drums and percussion, Thomas Moeckel (guitarist on "Les Electroniciens" 45 by Spoerri) and Roman Dylag on bass. This lp contains a great version of the Eddie Harris song "Listen Here" and more...
The record is NM, shiny and clean copy!!! The cover is in superb condition too, just some minor wear!!!
Ivan boogaloo Jones - Sweetback SOLD
Classic rare goove lp by the legendary Ivan "Boogaloo" Jones!!! This is his last, his best, and his hardest lp to find, released in 1976 on the small label Joka records.
The highlights of this album are the well known "Confusion", "Sweetback" and "you've got it bad, girl". His guitar touch is incredible, the funkiest guitarist from the 70's by far in my opinion.
The record shows some superficial marks but they don't affect the sound and it plays fine. The cover has a light general wear, no seam splits nor tears. I sell the rare original 1st press promo copy.
Tarika Blue - The Blue Path SOLD
Killer jazz funk / fusion lp from 1976 by the east coast based group Tarika Blue led by the pianist Phil Clendeninn. Influenced by Lonnie Smith, the band made two lps and this one is more jazz fusion oriented with a constant intensivity!!! It contains the insane jazz funk track "revelation", the strange jazz fusion track "sunshower", starting with a monster downtempo drama hip hop beat and pursuing with a crazy guitar solo by Ryo Kawasaki. Don't forget the discoid "dowtown sound"!!! Anyway, the whole lp is incredible.... The record shows just one superficial mark that doesn't affect the sound. The record plays perfect! The cover has a light general wear but nothing serious.
Cleveland Eaton & The Kats - Half & Half SOLD
Original 1st press released in 1972.
Brilliant jazz funk lp out of Chicago produced by Cleveland Eaton on his own label, this is his 1st lp, he is helped for this opus by Odell Brown on electric piano and clavinet, John Watson on trombone, Artee Duke Payne Jr on sax and flute... Check the soundclip!
Record has some light marks, plays excellent!!!
Cover has light wear on edges and corners.
Larry Nozero - Time SOLD
Original US press released in 1975.
Scarce Detroit jazz funk / soul jazz lp by Larry Nozero, flute, saxophones and Dennis Tini, Fender Rhodes, Clavinet, string ensemble, voice, helped by Ron Brooks on bass, Danny Spencer on drums, George Pardo on congas, Muruga Sharma on percussion, Pat Appleman on cello and a violin quartet. Listen to the highlight for me, "Tune for L.N." with Wah wah Fender Rhodes, overdubbing flute, funky chorus scat, check also the soft scat jazz groove "Baubles, Bangles & Beads" and the melancholic, "Impressions Of My Lady". This lp is very different compared to the Detroit jazz sound, very unique and tasteful, highly recommandedl!!!
This copy looks clean and shiny, no scuff, just some superficial paper marks, you can hear some light background noises when the music isn't loud. The cover has light general wear and a little split on one corner.
Joe Gallardo & Sol - S/T SOLD
Rare and in demand original US press released in 1975 on the famous tex mex label, CGP records. Holy grail latin soul jazz / jazz funk lp including the sublime soul jazz cover of Stevie Wonder, "Bird Of Beauty", the monster latin funk track, "Maranatha", listen also the hard hittin' funky "Squeeze"!!!
The record has just some superficial marks, no scuff, it plays fine!!!
The cover shows two punch holes, light wears on the edges and corners.
Cumulo Nimbus - Forty Seven Times Its Own Weight SOLD
Hard to find and in demand jazz funk fusion lp by Cumulo Nimbus released in 1975 on the famous label, Fable Records.
Heavy jazz funk and free-thinking fusion from the Texas scene of the mid 70s, listen to the highlight track for me, "March of the Goober Woobers" with furious breakbeat and clavinet driven, check also some other brilliant tracks like "Cumulo Nimbus", "Jig" and "Halyards", a magnificent entirety-all killer no filler lp.
This copy is in excellent condition, shiny and clean, just some superficial marks but they don't affect the sound.
The cover shows a light ring wear on the front and back cover, wear on the edges and corners, no seam split.
Scott Cunningham Band - Morning Madness + 3 SOLD
Black Horse Records
Rare original press of this great aor soul jazz 45 ep privatly pressed by a local artist from Baltimore, Scott Cunningham. It contains two amazing tracks including some cool flute solos over soft groove. Check the soundclip!!!
Just some little clicks on the begining of the second track, check the soundclip, otherwise, in great condition.
Nathan Davis - Suite For Dr Martin Luther King, Jr SOLD
Tomorrow International Productions
Original U.S. press released in 1977 of this amazing jazz lp composed by Nathan Davis and released on his own label "Tomorrow International Productions".
Dedicated to Martin Luther King, this album is a mixture of spoken words, modern jazz, spiritual vocal jazz and it contains also 3 monster jazz funk tracks. Listen to "Funk-A-Dilly Molly", "M.L.K." and "Near Business"!!!! Excellent conceptual LP!! Highly recommended!!!
The record shows some light marks and you can hear some light background noises and occasional clicks when the music is not loud. Overall this copy plays fine, check the sound clip. The cover is in EX condition with just some minor wear.