Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+

Various Artists - UO Jazz SOLD

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

Voki Kostic - Ereignisse Und Augenblicke Jazz Suite SOLD


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.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/NM offer

Gilles Torrent Jazztet - Terre Engloutie SOLD


Original Swiss only lp released in 1985.
Sublime post coltranish deep modern jazz lp composed and produced by Gilles Torrent, listen to the soundclip.

Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG offer

Toni Branker - For The Children SOLD


Original US press from 1980 released on the famous custom label, RPC, composed, produced and privatly pressed by Tony Branker.
Still unknown and ultra rare magnificent modal - spiritual jazz groove lp out of Pennsylvania, featuring the young, future top jazz guitarist, Stanley Jordan, Tony Branker plays Trumpet and flugelhorn, Glen Cashman plays sax, Gary Monheit plays piano and electric piano, Dan Krim on bass and Jeff Penney on drums. Check the long soundclip including the straight ahead modal jazz track, "Do Dat", the terrific jazz funk "Unicorn", the other modal track, "Circles".
The record have light hairline marks, nothing deep, plays really fine, just occasional light tics, strong VG copy, the sleeve has wear on the down edge, some stains on the front and back cover, autograph on the back cover. Ultra rare lp!!!

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG++ offer

Nil's Jazz Ensemble - S/T SOLD


Original Peruvian press from 1976.
Essential spiritual jazz funk lp from Nilo Espinoza and his band, killer grooves throughout the album including big drums, raw clavinet, wah wha guitar, phased Fender Rhodes and of course great sax and flute solo by the leader.
The record is in strong VG++ copy, only some superficial marks under strong lamp, plays excellent!! Light laminate wear on the sleeve, some stains on the back cover, this copy comes with the rare poster. Nowadays very hard to find lp. Serious offer only.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG offer

James Tatum - Contemporary Jazz Mass SOLD

JTTP Records

Original US press.
No need to introduce this fascinating lp, every tracks are intense and sublime, one of my all time favorite record for his calming and souful atmosphere, a unique heritage, really different compares to the Tribe, Stata East afrocentric influenced sounds, this recording is an elegant fusion between modern jazz and gospel, check the soundclip.
The record has several light marks, no deep scuffs, plays fine with some light tics here and here, mainly on the side B! Slightly warped but it doesn't affect the sound. Little crease on the top left and down left edges. Otherwise, in solid shape.

Cover/Vinyl: EX/EX offer

Cossi Anatz - S/T SOLD

Vendémiaire / Palm

Original French press released in 1975 on the famous Vendémiaire / Palm label.
Nonesuch modern / spiritual jazz lp composed by this sextet from the south of the France, superb fusion between local occitan folk music and modern post coltranish jazz.
Record has just superficial marks, plays excellent, cover shows minor wear on the corners.

Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG+ offer

Heath Brothers - Marchin' On! SOLD

Strata East

Classic spiritual jazz lp on Strata East composed by the Heath Brothers!
Early second press from the 70's with the blue label. Hard box cover.
Of course the amazing B side with the infamous fourth parts "Smilin' Billy Suite". For those who don't already know this masterpiece, peep the long sound clip below. I've recorded the first part with the long intro to get a good idea of the condition as the intro is very quiet and of course the amazing second part with its drum break to die for and last but not least the fourth part in a more jazz funk way. Listen also to the great "Maimoun" from "Ilusion Suite".
Record has some light marks, plays really excellent, no noises or clicks, seam split (9cm) on the top edge from the open edge.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ offer

Napoli Centrale SOLD


Original 1st press from 1978.
The third and rarest lp from Napoli Centrale, more oriented free / spiritual jazz than their previous works, highly recommanded!!
Several light marks, plays fine.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ offer

James Tatum - Contemporary Jazz Mass SOLD

JTTP Records

Original US Press, 1973.
No need to introduce this fascinating lp, every tracks are intense and sublime, one of my all time favorite record for his calming and souful atmosphere, a unique heritage, really different compares to the Tribe, Stata East afrocentric influenced sounds, this recording is an elegant fusion between modern jazz and gospel, check the soundclip.
Record shows superficial marks, plays excellent!! Light wear on the edges and corners of the sleeve, no seam split, no writing.

Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG offer

Atarpop 73 & Le Collectif Le Temps Des Cerises - Attention L' Armée SOLD

Temps Des Cerises

Original French press from 1975 released by "Le Collectif Le Temps des Cerises".
Essential politically engaged modern jazz lp comped on "Mobilisation Générale".
Strong VG copy, plays fine!! Seam split (5cm) on the left edge of the cover.

Cover/Vinyl: VG++/VG++ offer

Neil Ardley - A Symphony Of Amaranths SOLD

EMI Regal Zonophone

Original UK 1st press on Regal Zonophone.
Sublime concept jazz lp composed in 1972 by Neil Ardley featuring some of the best UK jazz musicians, Don Rendell, Norma Winstone, Harry Beckett, Barbara Thompson... And a string sextet, amazing deep jazz album, listen to the soundclip.
Record has some light marks, no scuffs, plays fine with occasionnal light background noises when the music isn't loud, overall, it plays fine!! Cover shows light wear, nothing serious, in solid VG++ condition.

Cover/Vinyl: EX/VG+ 40€

Free Street - Hey! Hey! Hey! / Rhythm of the city BACK IN STOCK

Pierre Cardin Records

Scarce 45 composed by the Free Street Theater troop of Chicago featuring Geraldine de Haas. It was released only in France on the Pierre Cardin label.
It contains the superb uptempo soul jazz "hey! hey! hey!", the B side is cool too!!!
The record shows some light marks but they don't affect the sound. The cover shows a little stain on the back cover. In solid shape.

Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG+ offer

The Whole Earth Rainbow Band - Concert SOLD

Wranebeau Records

Another rare lp from the The Whole Earth Rainbow Band privatly pressed on their own label between 1972 and 1973, theil second lp, surely their rarest.
Amazing mutant jazz album, unusual, uncompromising!
Record has several light marks, nothing bad, plays fine!!
Cover has wear on the corners and edges, a beginning of seam split on the down edge, sticker residue on the front cover.

Cover/Vinyl: NM/NM offer

Your Exotic Prince - Speak Up & Love Music That Is In You SOLD

Private press

Double lp reissue pressed in very limited quantities, 20 copies. It contains two albums, "Speak up" and the unknown (for me), "Love Music That Is In You".
One of the weirdest record that i have listened, really outsider from the beginning to the end, please listen this mutant black jazz masterpiece.
New lp, N° 16/20.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ offer

The Northern Illinois University Jazz Ensemble - Magic Carpet Ride SOLD

Private Press

Scarce US private press released in 1980.
Solid high school jazz lp including the amazing spiritual jazz track, "New Horizon", listen also the heavy jazz funk "Magic Carpet Ride" and the vocal jazz, "music".
Record has light marks, no scuff, you can hear some light background noises and occasionnal ticks. The cover shows a beginning of seam split on the left edge, some stains and light wear on the edges and corners.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/M offer

Tony Williams - Play Or Die SOLD

P.S. Productions

Hard to find Swiss only spiritual jazz fusion lp released in 1980.
Little known project by the drummer Tony Williams helped by Tom Grant on keyboards and Patrick O'Hara on electric bass.
Listen to the soulful jazz track, "Lawra" with deep vocal, superb Fender Rhodes and syncopated drum work, a true little gem!!!!
Deadstock copy, little seam split (4cm) on the top edge!!