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Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+

The William Penn Jazz Ensemble - Carvings SOLD

Private Press

Original US press from 1982.
Still unknown superb 80's spiritual jazz lp out of Philadelphia, directed by Leslie Burrs, two original tracks composed by himself and two beautiful versions of Naima & Lazybird from Coltrane, Dolphin Dance from Herbie Hancock and Meditation from Antonio Carlos Jobim. Music played and sung by students of the William Penn High School. Check the long soundclip, deep vibes to every tracks.Very hard to find!!! Record has several light marks, it plays fine, just some light tics. Sleeve in solid condition.


Cover/Vinyl: NA/VG

Genghis Kyle & The Horde ‎– Bakit Ba / Kita SOLD

MRC Maitim

Original US Press.
Obscure spiritual soul jazz 45 from the singer / organist, Genghis Khan, check the both sides. Solid VG copy, light marks under strong lamp, plays fine.


Cover/Vinyl: EX/VG+ 100€

Michel Saint Jean & Michel Guérillot - Le Temps Des Hommes

Private press

Obscure Swiss only 45 released in 1970 by a Lausanne high School for the promotion of a studient movie. Brilliant mix between deep modern jazz & esoteric poem. Very hard to get, in two decades, i have found just two copies of this rarity.


Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG++ 75€

Family Of Percussion & Archie Shepp ‎– Here Comes The Family

Någarå

Original German Press - 1981
Essential spiritual jazz groove lp.
Incl. "Here Comes The Family ".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B16WHUv-Ats


Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ 90€

The Chamber Singers & The Luminosity Quintet - S/T

Private press

Unknown US split lp pressed by the Mira Costa College, one side is the Chamber Singers and the other side is the surprising Luminosity Quintet, listen to the great spiritual jazz tracks "Time Chart" and "48 One Four" composed by themself.
Light marks on the records, no scuffs, light background noises when the music isn't loud, overall, plays fine. Generic sleeve, textured sheet pasted on the front and back cover, autograped on the back cover, never seen before, no info found... I think it was pressed in very limited quantities.


Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+

Nu Creative Methods - Nu Jungle Dances SOLD

Private Press

Original French Press - 1978
Highly recommanded improv jazz private press from Pierre Bastien and Bernard Pruvost.


Cover/Vinyl: VG+/NM

Kontrast - S/T SOLD

Remi Records

Original German press - 1986
Great Ethno deep jazz oddity privatly pressed by the band, homemade sleeve..
Some stains on the sleeve.


Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG

The Kuumba Singers - I'm Gonna Sing SOLD

Private press

Original US Press from 1979.
Scarce College private press produced by the Kuumba Singer, a black studients choir group, listen to the spoken word track, "Blessed Are Those Who Struggle".
VG copy, plays fine, some light tics and pops. Little tear on the front cover.


Cover/Vinyl: VG++/VG+ 70€

Bilderrrhamen - Irma Im Rex

Private press

Unknown and extremely hard to find lp pressed in 1987 in Switzerland.
Sublime modern / spiritual jazz album from this Swiss Sextet, listen to the both deep jazz tracks "Bilderrahmen" and "Kreuzfahrt",
The record has light marks but plays fine, you can hear some light ticks, nothing bad. With printed inner sleeve.


Cover/Vinyl:VG++/VG+

Alfred Panou - Je Suis Un Sauvage / Le Moral Necessaire SOLD

Saravah

Original French press from 1969.
Essential French protest jazz / spiritual jazz 45 by Afred Panou and the Art Ensemble of Chicago. Record in solid VG+ condition, several light marks under strong lamp, some light tics, plays fine. Sleeve shows minor wear on the edges and corners, no seam split, no writing, no sticker.


Cover/Vinyl: S/S

J.P. & Company - Love's Insanity SOLD

Private press

For sure one of the rarest US jazz private press, this lp was released in 1981 in Philadelphia on CRS (Contemporary Recording Studios).
J. P. Russo delivers here with his quintet a sublime modern jazz lp, his sax sound is truly unique and deep, a magnificent discovery, listen to the soundclip to give you an idea.
In sealed condition, cover in perfect condition.


Cover/Vinyl: NA/NM 80€

Secret 45

Private press

Ultra rare French avant / oddity jazz 45 EP composed by young students in the 70's including melancolic vibes, cinematic atmospheres, amazing DIY Deep Jazz!!
this 7inch turns in 33rpm, there is four long tracks.
This record is really very to find, privatly pressed by the quartet and still unknown.
NM perfect copy.


Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ 90€

The Black Star Ensemble - Clifford Brown, Delaware Heritage Concert

Century Records

Obscure US Spiritual jazz private press released in 1976 on the custom label, Century Records. Rare recorded performance from Abdu-Raschid Yahya, piano, composer,, and his Black Star Ensemble: Al-Hahyah, vocal, Marcus Belgrave and James Dixon on trumpet, Charles Bowen, Robert Lowery and Vernon James on reeds, Richard Holmes on drums, Joseph Kearney on bass. Sublime concert dedicated to the great Clifford Brown, exciting mixture from afrocentric spiritual vibes to melancolic vocal jazz - deep modern jazz.
Record has several light marks, plays fine! Cover shows light wear on the edges and corners, beginning of ring wear, in solid condition.


Cover/Vinyl: NA/NM 90€

Marisha & Mr. Earl Randle ‎– Imagine Love / Its A Sign Of The Times

Basic Earth Music

Original US press from 1986.
Deep cosmic spiritual soul jazz oddity out of Memphis, highly recommanded, check the both sides. NM copy, only one superficial mark under strong lamp.


Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG++ 30€

Marc Mangen & Afrodisax - S/T

Private press

Original 1st press released in 1985.
Obscure jazz lp composed, arranged and privatly pressed by Marc Mangen, listen to the deep jazz track, "On A Winter's Day" with beautiful melancolic / cinematic theme, listen also, my favorite track, "The Eternal Flower" and to finish, the free jazz oriented track, "The Silence Of a Candle In The Darkness Of An Attic" 80's jazz gem here!!
Strong VG+ copy, just some light marks under strong lamp, plays excellent!!


Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ 120€

Various Artists - UO Jazz

Private press

Undiscovered US private press released in 1979 by the University of Oregon.
Great 2 lps set composed by different studient bands, i have recorded 3 tracks from the side B composed by the Experimental Jazz Ensemble listen to "The Land And The Staff Of Law", "Ghost Dance", Windflower", great spiritual - avant jazz vibes here!!! The other groups are also interesting, unknown record,nothing on the web.
Gatefold sleeve. Strong VG+ copy!!


Cover/Vinyl: VG++/EX 60€

Voki Kostic - Ereignisse Und Augenblicke Jazz Suite

Pick

Obscure european spiritual / avant garde / jazz groove lp composed by Voki Kostic, released in 1978 on the little Swiss label, Pick Records.
Plenty of different and creative jazz pieces throughout the lp, listen..
Some superficial marks on the marks, plays excellent!!
Cover has light wear on the edges and corners.


Cover/Vinyl: M/M 30€

Louis X - A Moslem Sings Part 1 & 2

Private Press

Rare reissue of one of the first recording by the Black Power / Nation of Islam movement. This important sound piece about the situation of the Afro American community was written and composed by Louis Farrakhan. Listen to both sides!
The record is in perfect condition but there is some sound distorsion due to the bad pressing of the original source. Reissued in 12inch format and one sided.


Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG++ 60€

Peter Apfelbaum - Pillars

Jewish Matador

Deep spiritual lp from San Francisco written and arranged by Peter Apfelbaum and released in 1979. He is helped for this album by The Hieroglyphics Ensemble & the Berkeley Arts Company who produced this lp.
Amazing performance between big band afrocentric jazz, free experimentation, deep spiritual vibes, esoteric poems... Listen to the long soundclip!! Rare private press, tough to find!!!
The record shows just some light marks, no scuffs, and plays fine. The cover has a seam split (5cm), wear on one edge, and light split on two corners.


Cover/Vinyl: EX/EX offer

Various Artists - New Jazz Society Ep SOLD

Private Press

Still obscure and ultra rare Italian 45 EP privatly pressed by Claudio Lo Cascio in 1969 for the promotion of the New Jazz Society studio based in Palermo. Claudio Lo Cascio is also the sound engineer, the producer and the leader of the different bands . Split Ep including two remastered old track recorded in 1959 and two others outstanding Italian modern jazz tracks composed in 1968 / 1969, listen to the intense free jazz track, "Africa Ieri Oggi Domani" and the superb deep jazz "Attese", both tracks composed by Claudio Lo Cascio.
Clean copy, minor wear.