The Brass Company - Colors SOLD
Strata East Records
Original US press on Strata East released in 1975.
Great spiritual jazz lp directed by Bill Lee, Billy Higgins and Bill Hardman featuring Kamal Abdul Alim, Clifford Jordan, Charles Tolliver, Stanley Cowell...
Clean and shiny copy, the cover has wear on the edges and corners.
Garrett List - American Images SOLD
Scarce spiritual / free jazz album released in 1978 on the famous Italian label, Horo records.
This lp contains engaged poetry / spoken words about the civil right in USA over a deep spiritual jazz music , Garrett List plays piano, trombone, he is helped by Byard Lancaster on flute, flugelhorn and piano, Sadiq Abdu Shahid on drums and Genie Sherman on piano.
The track "What America wants, America gets", was played by Gilles Peterson on BBC Radio show Worldwide!!! Some beautiful melancholic vibes too!!!
We sell the original first press in sealed condition.
Multiphonic Tribe - Now Is The Time SOLD
This excellent spiritual lp from 1980 composed and arranged by Dick Griffin is in my opinion underestimated. Check the superb vocal soul jazz "multiphonic tribe" featuring the beautiful voice of Don Smith, the funky jazz "Madrid" or the deep spiritual "peaceful thinking". Dick Griffin plays trombones accompanied by Clifford Jordan on tenor sax, Bill Saxton on tenor and soprano, Don smith on flute, piano and lead vocal, Billy Hart and Freddie Waits on drums, Calvin Hill on bass, Lawrence Killian on percussions, and Hubert Eaves on electric and acoustic piano.
This lp is usually on the Trident label but this copy comes on the mythical rap label, "Sugar Hill", I don't know why???
The record has one light mark but it doesn't affect the sound, otherwise it's in excellent condition and plays perfect. The cover is in shrink with just a minimal wear on one edge.
The John Betsch Society - Earth Blossom SOLD
Original US press from 1974. As always, great Strata East release composed by The John Betsch Society. beautiful modal jazz lp with evident afrocentric touch.
Record is clean and shiny, cover shows light wear on the edges and corners.
The Whole Earth Rainbow Band - S/T SOLD
Obscure private press out of Minesota released in 1972.
Great free / modern jazz lp by this little known jazz quintet, this is their first lp, the most intense in the free form way. Listen!!
Record has some light marks, no scuffs!!! Plays fine.
Cover shows two stickers on the front cover, stains on the front and back cover, little piece of tape on the back cover. Solid edges and corners.
François Tusques - Free Jazz SOLD
Cult European free jazz lp composed by François Tusques featuring Bernard Vitet, François Jeanneau, Michel Portal, Charles Saudrais and Bernard Guerin.Very hard to find nowadays.
We sell the orginal French press, the record has light marks, overall, it plays really fine, you can hear occasional tics and clicks, nothing bad.
The cover has wear on the edges and corners, Ring wear, stains on the back cover.
Lloyd Miller & The Press Keys Quartet - Oriental Jazz SOLD
Original 1st press released in 1968.
Lloyd Miller delivers here is best lp, a magnificent fusion between modern jazz and traditional oriental music, one of the best album in the genre, highly recommanded.
The Al Williams Quintet Plus One - Sandance SOLD
Scarce soulful jazz lp recorded live in 1976 in California and released on the obscure Renaissance Records label. Al Williams plays drums, also featuring Leroy Vinegar on bass, Dwight Dickerson on piano, Charles Owens on sax, Nolan Smith on trumpet, and Victor Cardenas on percussions.
"Sandance" is a monster jazz funk track followed by the deep jazz track "Erik's tune" and the great "desert song". The whole lp is excellent, there is also an insane version of the Coltrane song, "Impressions".
The record has some light marks and occasional light clicks. The cover shows a writing on the front and a light wear on corners and edges, no seam splits.
Byron Pope - Music For Earthdwellers An Starseekers SOLD
Obscure private press from France, recorded in Paris, composed and produced by the legendary Byron Pope in 1982.
Amazing 80's spiritual jazz lp. The band plays tight and Pope's sax is off the hook during the whole session. Listen to the outstanding tracks "No boundries" and "Third eyes"!!!
I found this lp in a deadstock lot, the record and the cover are in perfect condition.
Worlds' - As Time Flows On SOLD
This rare album was recorded live in Boston, 1977 and privatly pressed in 1980 by the band. Original US press.
Magnificent performance by World's aka the World's Experience Orchestra, this opus is very different compared to their first lp, more intimate and soulful, less free, less hipnotic, Worlds' is now a sextet featuring the leader and composers, Jamyll Jones, Larry Rolland, Poet and congas, percussions, Earl Grant-Lawrence on flute, Roy Hall on vocals and percussions, Shaddy Jones on electric piano and Chauncy Hutcherson on drums. Listen to the beautiful and deep soul jazz "Rain" & "Black Woman" check also the intense spoken words of Larry Roland over a great post bop instrumentation "Nine Degrees And Cold" & the soulful "To Do Nothing".
Record has just paper marks, it plays excellent!!
Generic cover with one sheet taped on the front and back cover. Really hard to find in any condition, just some hundred copies was pressed. One of the rarest spiritual jazz lp.
François Tusques & The Intercommunal Free Dance Music Orchestra - Le Musichien SOLD
CP Edizione Corsica
Sublime afro spiritual jazz lp by the Intercommunal Free Dance Music Orchestra featuring the singer, Carlos Andreu and the trombonist, Ramadolf. It contains two deep jazz pieces, "Le Musichien" and "Les Amis d' Afriques, listen to the soundclip.
Record has some light marks, no scuffs, plays excellent!! Shiny copy.
Cover has two light creases on the top left and right corners. Nothing bad, still a beautiful copy, check the picture.
1977 Morehead State University - S/T SOLD
Obscure avant garde jazz lp out of Kentucky released in 1977 including some great covers of Zappa (Echidnas Arf Of You & Don't You Ever Wash That Thing), Ionization by Varèse, listen to the superb version of "Leprechaun's Dream" by Chick Corea and the great original composition, "Prisoner". Still unknown and nearly impossible to find.
Record has several light marks, no scuffs, no skips.
General wear on the cover,little seam split on the top and left edges.
Horace Silver - The Continuity Of Spirit SOLD
Original U.S. press released in 1985.
Lost 80's jazz gem written and composed by Horace Silver for the tiny Californian label, Silvetto, this album still unknown however this is a superb conceptual project including a deep spiritual vibe on each track, Horace Silver plays piano featuring the great Andy Bey, Maxine Waters and Julia Waters on vocals, Buddy Colette, Ray Pizzi, Don Menza, Ernie Watts on Flute, Carl Burnett on drums, Bob Maize on bass, Carl Saunders on Flugelhorn, Horace Silver brings a new dimension of his music by mixing vocal /modern jazz with a string orchestra to give a singularity of this project. Highly recommanded!!! Listen to "Scott Joplin" and "Brother Handy".
The record has light marks, no scuffs, it plays excellent.
The cover shows light wear on the edges and corners. Solid copy!!
Autographed by Horace Silver and Carl Burnett.
Groupe Lô - Ultimatum SOLD
CAC Marne La Vallée
Original French press of this scarce lp released in 1982, produced and privatly pressed by the Groupe Lô, a French avant garde jazz collective featuring Gennevière Cabannes, Pierre Mortarelli (bass), Dennis Cuniot (piano), Luc Le Masne (sax bass) - Pierre Sauvageot (trump, buggle) - Bruno Girard (violon) - Bernard Vitet (buggle). On side A, you can listen three conceptual avant garde / spiritual jazz pieces that remains me sometimes Le Collectif Le Temps Des Cerises. They create it with amateur jazzmen, amateur choir, students, west indies and rock musicians. On side B, you find three ost from obscure French movie, "Hughie", "les lievres du vilain", "la neige et la cendre" composed by the Groupe Lô. Underestimated because little known performance, highly recommanded!! Pressed in tiny quantities.
This copy has just one superficial mark, the cover shows light wear on the corners and light laminate wear.
Clifford Jordan - In The World SOLD
Original 1st press on Strata East.
Essential modern / spiritual jazz lp produced by Clifford Jordan featuring Don Cherry, Kenny Dorham, Wynton Kelly, Julian Preister, Richard Davis, Roy Haynes...
The record has several marks but plays really great, check the soundclip.
General wear on the cover, Seam split (7cm) on top edge.
Marc Mangen & Afrodisax - S/T SOLD
Original 1st press released in 1985.
Seldom seen and little known jazz lp composed, arranged and privatly pressed by Marc Mangen, you can listen a soundclip from the other copy that we sell, check the deep jazz track, "On A Winter's Day" with beautiful melancolic / cinematic theme, check also my favorite track, "The Eternal Flower" and the free / avant jazz oriented track, "The Silence Of a Candle In The Darkness Of An Attic". 80's jazz gem!!
Record has several light marks, no scuff, you can hear occasional ticks, overall, plays fine!!
Cover has laminate wear on front and back cover.
Milton Marsh - Monism SOLD
Strata East Records
Original US press released in 1975.
Great spiritual jazz lp on Strata East composed by Milton Marsh.
In sealed condition, Just a little split on one edge.
Various Artists - Los Angeles Jazz SOLD
Ultra rare private jazz 45 out of Los Angeles, it contains the outstanding spiritual deep jazz track, "Black King" by the Obie Jessie Quartet including beautiful theme and sublime flute solo, never comped???? Check also the jazz groove version of the famous track, "You Made Me So Happy" by The Jerry Rowan Quartet and the brazilian flavoured, "Bossa What" by the L.A. Jazz Quintet.
This copy shows light marks, no deep scuff, plays fine with some light background noises.
Visions - Visions & Dreams SOLD
East/West World Records
Scarce private press out of Los Angeles released in 1983.
Brilliant spiritual jazz lp composed, arranged and produced by the unknown artist, Alan Furutani featuring on lead vocal, his wife, Marsha Furutani.
It contains plenty of unique and tasteful tracks, listen to the long soundclip!!!!
This copy is a clean and shiny NM copy!!!
The cover shows some wear on the edges and corners.
Gary Bias - East 101 SOLD
Original U.S. press released in 1981.
Solid spiritual / modern jazz lp on the famous indy label Nimbus Records.
It contains the beautiful spiritual jazz track "Asiki".
The record shows some superficial marks but they don't affect the sound. It plays excellent.
Light ring wear on the front cover and wear on the edges and corners.