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Phil Ranelin - The Time Is Now
Phil Ranelin
The Time Is Now
LP | 1974 | US | Reissue (Now-Again)
31,99 €*
Release:1974 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Tribe co-founder’s debut, lacquered directly from his master tapes in an all analog transfer by Bernie Grundman. The definitive reissue of this Spiritual Jazz album which set the stage for his Vibes from the Tribe The Tribe label, one of the brightest lights of America’s 1970s jazz underground, receives the Now-Again reissue treatment. This is your chance to indulge in the music and story of one of the most meaningful, local movements of the 20th Century Black American experience, one that expanded outwards towards the cosmos. In the words of the collective themselves, “Music is the healing force of the universe.” Included in an extensive, oversized booklet, Larry Gabriel and Jeff “Chairman” Mao take us through the history of the Tribe, in a compelling story that delves not just into the history of the label and its principals, but into the story of Black American empowerment in the latter half of the 20th Century. The booklet features never-before-seen archival photos and rare ephemera from Tribe’s mid-1970s heyday.
Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad - Roy Ayers
Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Roy Ayers
LP | 2020 | US | Reissue (Linear Labs)
27,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
In February 2018, Roy Ayers performed four sold out shows in Los Angeles as part of the Jazz Is Dead Black History Month series. It wasn't until 2020 that fans of Ayers discovered that in addition to those shows, the legendary vibraphone player had also recorded an entire album of new material with Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad.
Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble - Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble
Joe Pass - For DJango Tone Poet Vinyl Edition
Sammy Burdson - Background Action
Sammy Burdson
Background Action
LP | 1975 | EU | Reissue (Be With)
23,74 €* 24,99 € -5%
Release:1975 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
C-l-a-s-s-i-c library breaks and beats set of super-heavyweight espionage-funk. One of two Be With forays into the archives of revered British library institution Conroy, we present one of our favourites on the label - the super in-demand Background Action from Sammy Burdson, originally released in 1975. Rare and sought-after for many years now, this is one of those cult library LPs that rarely turns up on even the deepest dig. Sammy Burdson was one of the many, many aliases of the mighty Austrian composer, arranger and conductor, Gerhard Narholz. Founder of adored library label Sonoton in 1965, and a classically trained composer, his work runs from easy listening through pop, jazz and electronic, to avant-garde. Background Action’s first side is all Blaxploitation wah-wah, funky clav and heavy, heavy drums. It’s top-quality takes on the sort of hard-knocking psychedelic sleuth-funk that the library labels gave us in spades.
Alessandro Alessandroni - Shine On / Prohibition
Alessandro Alessandroni
Shine On / Prohibition
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Four Flies)
15,19 €* 15,99 € -5%
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Four Flies keeps digging into the secret archives of Alessandro Alessandroni to bring hidden treasures back to light. After two successful releases - the EP Afro Discoteca and the compilation album Lost & Found -, it is now the turn of a new 7’’ single featuring two tracks with a strong soul-funk influence, sung by the Maestro’s beloved Cantori Moderni in a typically Italian harmonizing style, poised somewhere in between gospel and disco music. Both tracks are previously unreleased and were recorded in the same 1976 sessions that birthed Sangue di sbirro (Knell, Bloody Avenger), his most blaxploitation-inspired soundtrack.
Piero Umiliani - Polinesia
Piero Umiliani
LP | 1975 | EU | Reissue (Dialogo)
22,99 €*
Release:1975 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
“Polinesia” is another incredible example of Piero Umiliani’s versatility, showing how he could combine an artistic path intimately bound to Italy and to its traditions with the world’s sounds - and even more, given the cosmic ventures of some of his releases. Fully recorded with glowing percussion and exotic suggestions that remind of Martin Denny, bringing to mind sunny white beaches, Oceania and the famous Bora Bora island, “Polinesia” is the perfect soundtrack to a full-moon exotic night.
Calvin Keys - Proceed With Caution
Soul Jazz Records presents - Cuba: Music And Revolution 2 1975-85
Freeez - Stay (Pinky 2)
Stay (Pinky 2)
12" | 1980 | EU | Reissue (Far Out)
11,89 €* 16,99 € -30%
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Two individually sold Vinyl 12"s. Far Out Recordings presents a double bill of two monumental Brit funk classics. 'Keep In Touch' and 'Stay' were the first two 12" singles by the iconic Freeez, both self-funded passion projects of its founding member John Rocca, for his own Pink Rythm imprint.
Bremer / McCoy - Natten Black Vinyl Edition
Bremer / McCoy
Natten Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Luaka Bop)
23,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
What were they up to? Nobody could tell—not even them. Bremer/McCoy recorded straight to tape so that they had as little time as possible to think about it. They just laid it down. They couldn’t really explain it.

“When it works for me,” says pianist Morten McCoy, “it’s pure meditation, pure prayer. Pure gratitude for simply being, without all kinds of jibber-jabber filling my thoughts.” A sentiment that tells you everything about the feeling and nothing about the sound.

McCoy and the bassist Jonathan Bremer started making music together back in 2012 when they were still in school. At first the Danish duo played dub. It’s hard to imagine that that’s how they started when you listen to the ethereal sounds they make now, but the influence becomes clearer when you see them live: they insist on traveling with their own sound system.

For Bremer/McCoy, making music is all about what happens in the room. That’s why they go through the trouble of carrying their own equipment, and it’s why they record analog. When they write music, they aim for direct transmission—idea straight to composition.

Natten, which means “The Night” in Danish, draws inspiration from the end of day, that regenerative time under the constellations when our lives look different. “We felt a greater freedom this time around because we now have a much deeper understanding and grounding in what we’re doing,” says Bremer. “This allows us to venture further out than ever before, because we know that things typically fall into place.”
Sun Ra - Lanquidity
Sun Ra
LP | 1978 | EU | Reissue (Strut)
25,99 €*
Release:1978 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Recorded overnight at Bob Bank’s Blank Tapes on 17th July 1978 after the Arkestra had appeared on Saturday Night Live, the album is unique in the Ra catalogue. “Most critics felt that it was more of a fusion-inspired record,” explains Michael Ray. “As the name suggests, the album is liquid and languid.” Bob Blank continues, “Musically, it was very ad hoc and freeform. There were horn charts but most tracks came out of improvised jams. Sun Ra just did his thing.”

Comprising five effortlessly fluid pieces, the album eases in with Lanquidity. Danny Ray Thompson remembers, “This was one of Sun Ra’s on-the-spot compositions. It is almost like an Ancient Egyptian Stargazing Ceremony, mapping out the stars and the planets.” Where Pathways Meet is “Sun Ra’s funky version of an Egyptian march. Pharaoh is sending his troops off to fight and this is his pep-talk!” continues Thompson. “The music seems to take different pathways but still converges.” The loping groove of That’s How I Feel, features the reflective trumpet lines of Eddie Gale with solos by John Gilmore and Marshall Allen: “Marshall comes in with that snake charming oboe.” Says Thompson. The funky Twin Stars Of Thence weaves around Richard Williams celebrated elastic bassline while the haunting closer, There Are Other Worlds (They Have Not Told You Of), is pure “space music.” The poet Mama Nzinga described it as ‘The essence of light. Spirit takes a ride inside the deep dark space of just being.”
Miles Davis - Birth Of The Cool White Vinyl Edition
Charles Mingus - Tijuana Moods Royal Blue Vinyl Edition
Ol' Burger Beats - Loft
Ol' Burger Beats
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (HHV)
22,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Limited edition of 500 copies in tip-on cardboard sleeve.

Loft is an instrumental hip hop album inspired by the free and spiritual jazz played by the New York loft movement of the 1960s and 1970s. A difficult time, where economic decline and poor housing politics somehow led to some amazing, innovative music, often self-recorded to cassette tapes. This music was recorded to tape on a loft as well, far away from the original loft scene. Written during the corona pandemic, this album also emerged from a difficult time. The do-it-yourself spirit and freedom of the loft movement inspired this process a lot, and it was recorded mostly with instruments from that era. There are no static BPMs or software instruments on this LP, everything is kept as analog and authentic as possible. Vintage electric pianos, tape loops and hardware effects emulate the sounds of the 1970s and the
aesthetics of hip hop sampling.

The album features independent jazz legends Idris Ackamoor, Ralph Thomas and Wendell Harrison. Chicago-born Idris Ackamoor was a founding member of The Pyramids, an influential jazz ensemble that was formed in the 1970s, and still releases critically acclaimed music today. Another Chicago musician, multi-instrumentalist Ralph Thomas is best known for his 1980 cult-classic album Eastern Standard Time. Detroit-native Wendell Harrison founded the important record label and jazz collective Tribe Records, and, like Ralph Thomas, also performed together with Sun Ra among many others. All three musicians have been very inspiring to me, and are important to the legacy of free and spiritual jazz. I’m so grateful and
honored to have them featured on these loft tapes.

Ol’ Burger Beats plays: Fender Rhodes and Wurlitzer 200A electric pianos, Sequential Prophets, ARP Odyssey and Moog synthesizers, ring modulator and delay pedals, tape loops, vinyl percussion samples, drum machines and various percussion instruments.

Recorded in Vatne and Oslo, Norway.
BBNG (BadBadNotGood) - Talk Memory Black Vinyl Edition
BBNG (BadBadNotGood)
Talk Memory Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | UK | Original (XL Recordings)
28,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
. Talk Memory,
the band's first album with XL Recordings, features 9 new songs and is due October 8th. The album
features musical contributions from Arthur Verocai, Karriem Riggins, Terrace Martin, Laraaji and
acclaimed harpist Brandee Younger, who has worked with Moses Sumney, and Thundercat. Sporting
visuals from Virgil Abloh, whose design firm Alaska-Alaska™ designed the cover for Talk Memory,
the album is an evolution focused on collaboration and the magic of improvised live performance.Demonstrating emotional and poetic progress, the new album is an aural odyssey and a heartfelt
expression of joy for the music and community the band considers itself lucky to inhabit.
Of the album, BBNG says: "It took a year or two of just living life to get to the place where the
creative process was exciting again and once we actually went in to the studio it was the most
concise recording and writing process we’ve ever had. We hope that the improvised studio
performances bring the listener closer to our live experience."
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue
Alfa Mist - Bring Backs Red Vinyl Edition
Alfa Mist
Bring Backs Red Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Anti)
24,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Alfa Mist is one of the driving forces behind a young and vibrant scene of UK musicians, who've taken on jazz as their musical narrative. On his new album Bring Backs the producer, self-taught pianist and rapper takes us on a sonic trip back to his beat-making past on the streets of East London, through the depth and musicality he discovered composing and playing jazz. 2017 saw the release of Alfa's breakthrough record, Antiphon and the 2019's album Structuralism were both self-released on his Sekito label. His latest endeavour, 2021's Bring Backs, sees Alfa taking on new challenges. The record marks his first release for the label Anti and is also the most detailed exploration of his upbringing in musical form.
Manfred Krug - Jazz-Lyrik-Prosa Record Store Day 2021 Edition
DJ Marky - Brazil 45s Volume 2 Record Store Day 2021 Edition
DJ Marky
Brazil 45s Volume 2 Record Store Day 2021 Edition
5x7" | 2021 | UK | Original (Mr Bongo)
36,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Record Store Day 2021 Release.

"This project has been a long time in the planning, but good things come to those who wait. We are delighted to present the second volume in our ""Brazil 45 Boxset Curated by"" series. For this one we have gone straight to the source, Brazil’s DJ Marky (Marco Antônio Silva) selects inspirations and favourites from the golden era of Brazilian music.
Reminiscing to the early 2000s, we can remember the freshness that DJ Marky and other Brazilian producers bought to drum’n’bass by taking two different forms of music from two different cultures and interweaving them effortlessly with a beautiful synchronicity and unity. This merging of the genres even produced one of the biggest commercial tracks of 2002, firstly on an underground level and then as a crossover chart hit, with DJ Marky & XRS's 'LK 'Carolina Carol Bela' which samples Jorge Ben and Toquinho. The importance and legacy of DJ Marky and his Brazilian contemporaries from this era are far greater than their productions and records alone, for many, they were also the gateway into the deep and rich world of Brazilian music.
For his boxset, DJ Marky has gone back to his roots and selected tracks by Brazilian music royalty from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Artists such as Marcos Valle, Elis Regina, Jorge Ben, and Joyce all feature. It is Joyce's anthemic 'Aldeia De Ogum’ that has proven to be responsible for many record collectors and DJs outside of Brazil starting a lifelong obsession with Brazilian music exploration. We also find another anthem in the form of Jorge Ben's 'Take It Easy My Brother Charles’, which was sampled by Drumagick for their 2002 track 'Easy Boom'. His selection from Marcos Valle is the tripped-out, rarer 1970 version of 'Os Grilos’ which, with its irresistible quirky swagger, is impossible to keep your feet from moving. The accordion-led 'Baião Violado' by Dominguinhos, with its soaring strings and funked-out drum beat, is a real star of the show in the collection.
This boxset feels like your long-lost favourite mixtape, packed with evocative memories and skilfully gelled together with inspirational tracks that will appeal to those with a knowledge of Brazilian music and to the first-time buyer just wanting to discover something new. Exactly what we hoped for from such a respected DJ, producer, and bonafide musical pioneer."
V.A. - 2 To 10 Saxophone Adventure
2 To 10 Saxophone Adventure
LP | 2021 | JP | Original (HMV Record Shop)
73,99 €*
Release:2021 / JP – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 09.09.2022
A live recording of a jazz workshop held in 1970.

It is a performance that pursues expression of individuality and group conception and possibility of group improvisation centered on three saxophonists, Takeru Muraoka, Mototeru Takagi, and Hisashi Kato.

On one side is an improvisational performance by the duo of Takagi and Sabu Toyozumi, and on the other side is a heavy group of tentates (Masahiko Sato, Hiromasa Suzuki, George Otsuka, etc.) composed, arranged and conducted by Masaaki Kikuchi. Includes improvisation.

This is the most important and rare work in the history of free jazz in Japan.
McCoy Tyner - The Real McCoy
Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder, Kamasi Washington - Dinner Party EP Black Vinyl Edition
Don Cherry - Om Shanti Om
Don Cherry
Om Shanti Om
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Black Sweat)
27,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
An amazing document of the life experiment that was the Organic Music Society. This super quality audio, recorded by RAI (the italian public broadcasting company) in 1976 for television, documents a quartet concert focused on vocals compositions and improvisations. Here, Don Cherry and his family-community’s musical belief emerges in its simplicity, with the desire to merge the knowledge and stimuli gained during numerous travels across the World in a single sound experience. Don's pocket-trumpet is melted with the beats of the great Brazilian percussionist Nana Vasconcelos, the Italian guitar of Gian Piero Pramaggiore, and the tanpura drone of Moki. A pure hippie aesthetic, like in an intimate ceremony, filters a magical encounter between Eastern and Western civiliziations, offering different suggestions of sound mysticism: natural acoustics in which individual instruments and voices are part of a wider pan-tribal consciousness. A desert Western landscape marries Asian and Latin atmospheres. Indigenous contributions with berimbau explorations find fossil sounds of rattles and clap-hands invocations. Influences of Indian mantra singing are combined with eternal African voices or with folkish-Latin guitar rhythms , while flute and drums evoke distant dances. In the Organic Music everything becomes an act of devotion and love, an ecstatic dwell in the dimension of a sacred free-rejoice.
Sven Wunder - Wabi Sabi
Sven Wunder
Wabi Sabi
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Piano Piano)
29,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
By welcoming the beauty of imperfection and simplicity, Sven Wunder applies the timeless wisdom of wabi sabi on this musical journey. What you can hear is filtered through Ukiyo-e (which translates as “pictures of the floating world”), which illustrates everyday life, as well as through Japonism, the study of Japanese art, and more specifically its influence on European works. The result is a surface that creates an illusion by sound. The infusion of Min’y? with jazz rock, this hazy scene evokes the landscape of Monet’s ”The Water Lily Pond”, which depicts the painter’s Giverny garden, with a Japanese bridge, bamboo, ginkgo trees and the reflection of the sky in the pond. This illusion constructs both time and space.

The surface of the music, like the canvas of the painting, invents a journey between now and then by interpreting the idiom of folkloric and western art instruments. In this composition, the sound of the Western concert flute, which stretches back to the Renaissance and Baroque periods, evokes the sound of the bamboo-flute (”shakuchachi”), which reached its peak during the Edo period. The guzheng, also known as the Chinese zither, with a more than 2,500 year history, joins traditional Japanese folk melodies with modern pop percussion and 20th century electronic instruments such as the Moog synthesizer, Wurlitzer electric piano and electric bass.

This is the illusion that celebrates the fleeting nature of all things. A journey. A deep inhale and a slow exhale. It has a mix of jazz (both funky and progressive), East Asian and South Asian sounds. The idea of fusing these styles and reframing them with the aesthetic of wabi sabi is to reconnect with nature and concentrate on asymmetries and emphasize ornamentation to generate new ways of looking at the world, here and now.

This record is produced with financial support from the Swedish Arts Council.
Yusef Lateef - The Blue Yusef Lateef
Yusef Lateef
The Blue Yusef Lateef
LP | 1968 | UK | Reissue (Speakers Corner)
35,99 €*
Release:1968 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
"The Blue Yusef Lateef" - Yusef Lateef (ts, fl, perc, voc); Sonny Red (as); Blue Mitchell (tp); Kenny Burrell (g); Hugh Lawson (p); Buddy Lucas (hca); Cecil McBee, Bob Cranshaw (b); Roy Brooks (dr); strings and vocal group

Yusuf Lateef was a leading representative of world music, long before world music was known as such in the jazz, pop and rock community. He integrated all kinds of oriental instruments in his jazz music, such as the koto, bamboo flute and tambura and also – as in this case – in his blues compositions. His saxophone playing is also flawless too and full of wonderful textures, hard and impulsive at one moment, cool and exotic at the next.
On this album Lateef explores, in a painterly way, the border areas of the blues, in all their various guises and addresses both eastern and western cultures. "Juba Juba" begins with a drumbeat on a slave ship, the tempo builds up slowly and agonizingly, and is only penetrated by Lateef’s plaintive flute and background voices singing »freedom, freedom, freedom«. After such a gloomy beginning the classical blues number "Like It Is" comes over like a breath of fresh air, with its superb string quartet as the foundation. The R&B contributions on the other tracks testify to Lateef’s skilled excursions into the realm of the blues, while the truly adventurous tracks such as "Back Home" and the mystic, Chinese odyssey "Moon Cup" weave a magical net of sheer pleasure. "The Blue Yusef Lateef" is in every possible way absolutely breathtaking. It is a milestone as a jazz album. As a blues album it is quite unique. But as a musical work of art it is a glorious and genial masterpiece.

This Speakers Corner LP was remastered using pure analogue components only, from the master tapes through to the cutting head. More information under www.pure-analogue.com.
All royalties and mechanical rights have been paid.

Recording: April 1968 in RCA Studios, New York City by Ray Hall
Production: Joel Dorn
Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out Blue Vinyl Edition
Scattered Purgatory - Lost Ethnography Of The Miscanthus Ocean
Scattered Purgatory
Lost Ethnography Of The Miscanthus Ocean
2LP | 2019 | US | Original (Guruguru Brain)
31,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
* Gatefold Double Black LP

“Lost Ethnography of the Miscanthus Ocean” contains six of their earlier works from 2013 to early 2014. The original release was on cassette from Guruguru Brain which was sold out less than a month. There is a new added D2. Miscanthus Ocean only for the LP version. The album is dedicated to Grass Mountain and the incredibly hot, humid summertime in Taipei. This is also the echo of their instrumental trio period before they move on to digital composing.
Aldorande - Aldorande
GoGo Penguin - v2.0 Special Edition
GoGo Penguin
v2.0 Special Edition
2LP | 2018 | UK | Original (Gondwana)
32,99 €*
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
To celebrate the inclusion of v2.0 as a Barclaycard Mercury Prize album of the year, GoGo Penguin are releasing a deluxe digital edition of v2.0 with three killer tracks from the original album sessions! Released here for the first time is the incessant 'Break' featuring a killer groove that offers a not to the one and only Squarepusher, 'Wash', a haunting slice of the band at their most ambient and the wonderful 'In Amber', the first track that the band wrote completely together. The title of which was inspired by a book by Kurt Vonnegut where he describes us all as 'trapped in the amber of the moment' in reference to time happening all at once rather than in a linear fashion.
GoGo Penguin's skittering break-beats, telepathic interplay and a penchant for anthemic melody all contribute to a sound that's wholly their own. Pianist Chris Illingworth's yearning classical influenced melodies are filtered through the dance music energy of bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner. Their instrumentation might be the archetypal piano trio but while the melodic, harmonic and structural ideas are influenced by both classical and jazz the rhythms are drawn from left field electronica and it's this meeting of opposites that makes their unique acoustic-electronica sound so exciting and creates such an interesting and emotionally rich palate for the listener - as drawing on a heady brew of influences from Brian Eno, John Cage and Squarepusher to Manchester's grey rain-streaked urban streets they create a brave new sound all their own.
V.A. - We Out Here
We Out Here
2LP | 2018 | UK | Original (Brownswood)
29,99 €*
Release:2018 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
A primer on London’s bright-burning young jazz scene, this new compilation brings together a collection of some of its sharpest talents. A set of nine newly-recorded tracks, We Out Here captures a moment where genre markers matter less than raw, focused energy. Surveying the album’s running order, it could easily serve as a name-checking exercise for some of London’s most-tipped and hardworking bands of the past couple of years. Recorded across three long, fruitful days in a North West London studio, the results speak for themselves: they’re a window into the wide-eyed future of London’s musical underground.

The album bottles up some of the vital ideas emanating from that burgeoning movement. A reflection of how London’s jazz-influenced music has reached outward into new spaces, the sound of the record draws from a wide pool. There’s plenty of crossover between each of the groups, too, speaking to the close-knit circles which make up the scene; shared line-ups reflect the mutual cooperation and DIY spirit which are second-nature.
Quincy Jones - Soul Bossa Nova
Chet Baker - It Could Happen To You Gatefold Sleeve Edition
Azymuth - Tightrope Walker
Kellee Patterson - Maiden Voyage
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue Stereo Version
Bobby Hutcherson - Dialogue
Bobby Hutcherson
LP | 1965 | US | Reissue (Blue Note)
18,99 €*
Release:1965 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
feat. Freddie Hubbard, Sam Rivers & Joe Chambers
Oscar Peterson - Night Train Back To Black Edition
Gary Bartz - Ju Ju Man
Wayne Shorter - The Soothsayer
Lee Morgan - Taru
Miles Davis - Miles Davis In St. Louis
Miles Davis
Miles Davis In St. Louis
LP | 1981 | EU | Reissue (Naked Lunch)
15,99 €*
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The classical line-up with a twist…Recorded live at Jazz Villa in St. Louis on May 29th 1963. George Coleman sitting on tenor sax, right before he left band (with incoming talent Wayne Shorter on the spot)

Miles Davis, trumpet - George Coleman, tenor sax - Herbie Hancock, piano - Ron Carter, bass - Tony Williams, drums
Kutiman - Open Clear Vinyl Edition
Open Clear Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Siyal Music)
21,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Preorder shipping from 14.10.2022
Limited to 500 copies

Open is the sixth studio album from acclaimed composer, producer, filmmaker and multi-instrumentalist, Kutiman. It is an addictive & irresistible twelve-track trip taking in elements of classic soul, Middle Eastern psychedelia, Afrobeat, Thai funk, jazz fusion, cosmic library soundscapes and more.

The uptempo “Vanishing Point” opens proceedings, recalling both Abstract Orchestra’s 2017 Dilla tribute and the lounge OST/library music flips of Tosca and DJ Vadim fame.

My Everything introduces prominent guest & frequent Kutiman collaborator, Dekel, whose soul-pop vocals coupled with jangly acoustic guitar riffs tip to contemporary indie artists such as Michael Kiwanuka and SAULT. “A Day Off passes through” Anatolian psych and Khruangbin-esque Thai funk whilst the afrobeat/jazz fusion “Confetti” pays tribute to Kutiman’s other namesake, Fela Kuti.

Dekel rejoins for the beatdown, lilting dub-soul “Believe In You” with hints of Lord Echo and the sun-inflected New Zealand dub-soul sound. The Tuareg-leaning guitar lines on “Canoe” travel across the Saharan desert easterly towards Sudan and Ethiopia by the end, whilst meditative and Coltrane-adjacent album closer “Ripples” provides a final moment of reflection from a truly global excursion of soundscapes.
Full Moon Ensemble - Crowded With Loneliness
Full Moon Ensemble
Crowded With Loneliness
LP | 1974 | EU | Reissue (Comet)
25,99 €*
Release:1974 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 23.09.2022
Comet Records present the first release out of the Comet new reissue series with this cult French Free Jazz LP from 1974, Crowded with Loneliness by Full Moon Ensemble was produced by Claude Delcloo, check the classic ‘Samba `Miaou’, like a lost Pharoah Sanders tune mixed with politically-engaged French poetry! The whole LP is varied, avant-garde and spiritual and now available as Vinyl LP with Gatefold cover, set to become collectible as the original is impossible to find.
Zoh Amba, William Parker & Francisco Mela - O Life, O Light Volume 1
Zoh Amba, William Parker & Francisco Mela
O Life, O Light Volume 1
LP | 2022 | US | Original (577 Records)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 26.08.2022
Originally from Kingsport, Tennessee, New York-based Zoh Amba is a precocious, notable star in the avant-garde music scene. Growing up in the Appalachian mountains, Amba practiced saxophone to the forest that surrounded her home before she later traveled to study with David Murray in New York, and also at the San Francisco Conservatory Of Music & New England Conservatory in Boston. Today, her music is full of folk melodies, mesmerizing refrains, repeated incantations and powerfully executed Free Jazz reminiscent of Albert Ayler. Her sound is courageous and bold, commanding her instrument with a loving force that soars from muted hums to squeaky trebles, producing a confident sound imbued with spirituality. On this project, Zoh Amba is joined by legendary artists William Parker (Bass) and Francisco Mela (Drums), who temper her daring saxophone with a lush percussive foundation and a reassuring bassline. On one of the album’s 4 tracks, Amba also opts for flute, cutting through the noise with a quieter, adventurous tone, and offering listeners a more exclusive look at her multi-instrumental prowess.
Lee Morgan - Volume 2 - Sextet Clear Vinyl Edtion
Lee Morgan
Volume 2 - Sextet Clear Vinyl Edtion
LP | 1957 | EU | Reissue (Sowing)
19,99 €*
Release:1957 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited Clear Vinyl edition, 300 copies! This is Lee Morgan's second release as a leader. At the time of the recording (1956) Morgan was just 18 and he was already shining like a mature soloist and solid band leader. Another attracting point in this set is that the most of the tracks are composed by the great Benny Golson. A beautiful hard swinging bop session featuring Hank Mobley on tenor, Horace Silver on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, Charlie Persip on drums – plus the obscure Kenny Rodgers on alto sax. Originally released on Blue Note in 1957 this album stands as a strong early piece in Lee Morgan discography.
Ayizan - Dilijans
LP | 1984 | EU | Reissue (Comet)
25,99 €*
Release:1984 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 27.01.2023
Comet Records present the new reissue out of the Comet new reissue series, Dilijans by Ayizan. A mind-blowing session of Spiritual Jazz recorded in NYC in 1984 led by Haitian genius Alix Pascal blending traditional Ra Ra elements with modal/spiritual melodies. The result was like nothing else coming out of Haiti or the Haitian exile community in the US at the time. Dark, mystical, lyrical and abstract, with its otherworldly shifting rhythms, Dilijans came off like a Haitian version of Bitches Brew. The album sounds less like a stylish mini-jazz performing in a hotel dancehall than like a cry of ancestors emanating from the spirit world to lament over the complications of modern Haitian society.
Ensemble Al-Salaam - The Sojourner 2022 Repress
Ensemble Al-Salaam
The Sojourner 2022 Repress
LP | 1974 | EU | Reissue (P-Vine)
35,99 €*
Release:1974 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Originally released in 1974 on pioneering jazz label Strata-East, ‘The Sojourner’ by the incredible Ensemble al-Salaam would become one of the label’s most sought-after records. Over nine tracks, the band is perfectly in sync, expressing their spirituality through one ethereal soulful groove after another. The closer “Peace (Salaam)” stands out as a highlight, with warm spiritual tones and a beautiful haunting melody bringing the album to a close. P-VINE is proud to be repressing this album for the third time, with a new and improved obi-strip attached
V.A. - Arte Jazz
Silvano Chimenti - Disco Music
Silvano Chimenti
Disco Music
LP | 1980 | EU | Reissue (Holy Basil)
26,99 €*
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Composed by legendary library guitarist and founding member of I Gres, Silvano Chimenti, and accompanied by his orchestra, "Disco Music" is an essential release of the Usignolo catalog and probably one of the most sought after titles of the series. This album displays a broad range of styles masterfully blended together by Chimenti, going from disco-funky bangers "Happy California" and "Autostrade Americane" that lead way to the more dramatic and suspenseful vibes of "Society Problem" and "Tragedy", finishing off with the rock vibes of "Indian Summer" and the mellow atmospheres of softer, lounge-like songs such as "Lady Primavera" and "Chiara". One of the most complete and well-rounded library albums of its era, "Disco Music" is finally available on vinyl once again after a very long time as a limited edition pressing of 500 copies.
Fred Anderson / Hamid Drake - From The River To The Ocean Black Vinyl Edition
Fred Anderson / Hamid Drake
From The River To The Ocean Black Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2007 | US | Reissue (Thrill Jockey)
30,99 €*
Release:2007 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Available on vinyl for the first time since it's original CD-only release in 2007. On black or limited edition forest green with gold double LP, in gatefold jacket with download card. Tenor saxophonist Fred Anderson and drummer Hamid Drake had the closest of relationships, as close as a father and son might have. Their communication was at a higher level musically and emotionally. The music on this album reflects not only their masterful musical skills, but a conversation in music that is exceptionally powerful and unique. For From the River to the Ocean, they assembled a band consisting of fellow Chicagoans to record the most relaxed, perfectly balanced album they made together. It may seem hyperbolic to call From the River to the Ocean Fred Anderson's greatest album, but the empathy and cohesiveness of the ensemble, coupled with the saxophonist's brilliant, searching improvisations, makes it a powerful contender. From the River to the Ocean is an especially varied outing, ranging from Anderson's classic setclosing blues "Strut Time" to the meditative, spiritual, modal track "For Brother Thompson," dedicated to the late trumpeter Malachi Thompson and featuring bassist Harrison Bankhead on brooding piano and Drake chanting in Arabic. The record's title track and the closer, "Sakti/Shiva," find bassist Josh Abrams laying down an astounding bed on guimbri, the threestringed Moroccan acoustic bass familiar to fans of Gnawa music. Another of the album's delights is guitarist Jeff Parker, well known Jazz guitarist as well as member of Tortoise. Here, Parker displays an immense sensitivity and melodic genius, sharing solo spotlight with Bankhead's cello on "From the River to the Ocean" and sculpting a stunning array of shapes on the group's swinging take on Anderson's "Planet E." Underneath it all is Hamid Drake, an intensely creative soul continuing to challenge himself. Drake's growth is not measured in how many different instruments he plays - indeed, he's scaled back his arsenal over the years - but in the depth and musicality of his feeling. On this record he is remarkably light and airy, playing with tremendous delicacy and clarity. Propulsion can be introduced without a pneumatic drill, and Drake instigates an avalanche of rolling forward momentum on the opening moments, inspiring the two basses and guitarist to move, to make something moving, and in turn to further inspire Fred Anderson to some of his most forceful and imaginative playing ever documented. If the individual is a small receptacle of expressivity, a mountain spring if you will, then it is in ideal settings like this one that the springs join forces, turning into streams, then bigger and bigger tributaries, finally swelling into rivers that open into the oceanic creative waterways.
Akira Sakata / Takeo Moriyama - Mitochondria
Akira Sakata / Takeo Moriyama
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Trost)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Spectacular live recording from 1986 of two seminal figures of the Japanese avantgarde - Akira Sakata on saxophone and Takeo Moriyama on drums.Mitochondria captures the reunion of the two free jazz masters, who started playing together in the Yosuke Yamashita Trio in 1972 until 1975. For both, the experience with the trio was an important step in the development of their own career and musicianship. The recordings are a remarkable performance in which each successfully highlights the essential elements of his playing while giving of room for the other musician.Recorded at Kashiwa Church Chiba Pref. In Japan on 24 May 1986 by Yukio Tezuka on Sony stereo cassette recorder.Mixed by Jim O'Rourke, Mastered by Martin Siewert. Graphic design/cover photo by Lasse Marhaug.Liner notes by Kazue Yokoi
Chet Baker Quartet - Blue 'N' Boogie: Live In Palermo Sicily 1976
Chet Baker Quartet
Blue 'N' Boogie: Live In Palermo Sicily 1976
LP | 2022 | EU (Survival Research)
16,14 €* 16,99 € -5%
Release:2022 / EU
Genre:Organic Grooves
Chet Baker’s work is legendary and the arrival of this previously unreleased live set, recorded at Palermo’s Brass Club in 1976, is a real delight for his fans. Here Baker’s marvellous trumpet revelry is matched by the rest of his dynamite Quartet, this time featuring the esteemed composer and vibraphonist Enzo Randisi on piano (his only collaboration with Baker), Vito Tommaso’s brother Giovanni making full use of the fretboard on melodic stand-up bass, and Gianni Cavallaro taking an unusual approach with the drums. Their keen musicianship helps spur Baker to squeeze the best from his horn, and there’s a rare take of the ballad ‘I Can’t Get Started’ too, making this a must-have for all serious Chet devotees.
Akira Ishikawa & Count Buffaloes - Uganda (Dawn Of Rock)
Akira Ishikawa & Count Buffaloes
Uganda (Dawn Of Rock)
Box Set | 1972 | UK | Reissue (Mr Bongo)
40,99 €*
Release:1972 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Preorder shipping from 30.09.2022
The respected Japanese jazz drummer Akira Ishikawa was not messing around when he recorded the 'Uganda (Dawn of Rock)' album with his band the Count Buffaloes. For this offering, originally released in 1972 on Toshiba Records, Akira Ishikawa takes us on a deep tripped-out journey. 'Uganda (Dawn of Rock)' is a fusion of progressive and psych rock with African percussion workouts, dergy-wah wah blues-funk, and jazzy sensibilities; with different genres morphing and uniting as they progress. A long way from his funk and afrobeat album 'Back To Rhythm’, re-issued on Mr Bongo in 2019, this record has a darker, deeper, abstract and experimental stoned tone with the listener being pulled into its vortex for the ride. This record doesn’t pull any punches. For this album, Akira is joined by Hideaki Chihara on bass, guitarist Kimio Mizutani, sounding at times like an early 70s Peter Green, percussionist Larry Sunaga and composer Takeru Muraoka. The album has become highly sought-after amongst psych, prog and acid rock collectors and due to the rare nature of original copies they come at a hefty price tag. We are delighted to present an officially licensed re-issue of this underground Japanese rock rarity.
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Biluka Y Los Canibales
Leaf-Playing In Quito, 1960-1965
2LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Honest Jon's)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The out-of-this-world recordings of Dilson de Souza, leading a kind of tropical chamber jazz on leaves from a ficus tree.

Dilson was from Barra do Pirai, in the Brazilian countryside; moving to Rio as a young man, where he worked in construction. He recorded his first record in 1954, for RCA Victor. He travelled to Quito around 1957, soon hooking up with Benitez & Valencia, who introduced him to the Caife label.

Dilson played the leaf open, resting on his tongue, hands free, with his mouth as the resonator. Though a leaf can also be played rolled or folded in half, this method allowed for more precision, a tethered brilliance. A picked ficus leaf stays fresh, crisp and clean-toned for around ten hours. He could play eight compositions, four at each end, before it was spent.

Biluka plays trills and vibratos effortlessly, with utterly pure pitch, acrobatically sliding into notes and changing tone on the fly. In Manuco, he leads Los Caníbales into a mysterious landscape on a rope pulled from an Andean spaghetti western, and corrals and teases them into a dialogue. A leaf, a harp, a xylophone, and a rondador — joined in Bailando Me Despido (Dancing As I Say Goodbye) by a saucy organ, doing sloshed call-and-response. In Anacu de Mi Guambra, Biluka shows his full range of antics, hiccuping melodically over a set of magic tricks. His expressiveness was boundless.

The eucalyptus leaf is popular among Aboriginal Australians. In China, they’ve played leaves for 10,000 years. In Cambodia, people play the slek, a leaf plucked from either the sakrom or the khnoung tree. But ain’t nobody like Biluka, ever.

Astounding music.
Kutiman - Open HHV Exclusive Curacao Blue Vinyl Edition
Open HHV Exclusive Curacao Blue Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Siyal Music)
28,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Preorder shipping from 14.10.2022
Limited to 500 copies.

Open is the sixth studio album from acclaimed composer, producer, filmmaker and multi-instrumentalist, Kutiman. It is an addictive & irresistible twelve-track trip taking in elements of classic soul, Middle Eastern psychedelia, Afrobeat, Thai funk, jazz fusion, cosmic library soundscapes and more.

The uptempo “Vanishing Point” opens proceedings, recalling both Abstract Orchestra’s 2017 Dilla tribute and the lounge OST/library music flips of Tosca and DJ Vadim fame.

My Everything introduces prominent guest & frequent Kutiman collaborator, Dekel, whose soul-pop vocals coupled with jangly acoustic guitar riffs tip to contemporary indie artists such as Michael Kiwanuka and SAULT. “A Day Off passes through” Anatolian psych and Khruangbin-esque Thai funk whilst the afrobeat/jazz fusion “Confetti” pays tribute to Kutiman’s other namesake, Fela Kuti.

Dekel rejoins for the beatdown, lilting dub-soul “Believe In You” with hints of Lord Echo and the sun-inflected New Zealand dub-soul sound. The Tuareg-leaning guitar lines on “Canoe” travel across the Saharan desert easterly towards Sudan and Ethiopia by the end, whilst meditative and Coltrane-adjacent album closer “Ripples” provides a final moment of reflection from a truly global excursion of soundscapes.
Descendants Of Mike And Phoebe, The - A Spirit Speaks
Descendants Of Mike And Phoebe, The
A Spirit Speaks
LP | 2022 | JP | Original (P-Vine)
39,99 €*
Release:2022 / JP – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Active during the prime years of New York jazz label Strata-East, The Descendants of Mike and Phoebe was one of the various projects on the label spearheaded by bassist Bill Lee. Together with siblings Cliff Lee on the flugelhorn and A. Grace Lee Mims adding enchanting soprano vocals to four of these tracks, the group composed hypnotic works of socially astute spiritual jazz on their only record A Spirit Speaks. P-vine is delighted to present the 1974 classic as a limited edition LP with an iconic Japanese obi strip attached.
Vega Trails - Tremors In The Static Black Vinyl Edition
Vega Trails
Tremors In The Static Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Gondwana)
23,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Bassist and composer Milo Fitzpatrick (Portico Quartet) launches new collaborative project with saxophonist Jordan Smart (Mammal Hands)

Vega Trails is a new project from double-bassist and composer Milo Fitzpatrick, a founder member of Portico Quartet, who has also performed with the likes of Nick Mulvey and Jono McCleary and features saxophonist Jordan Smart (Mammal Hands, Sunda Arc) in a richly powerful duo bringing together two powerfully charismatic musicians. The project which takes its name from Carl Sagan's science fiction novel 'Contact' (a book about signals of new life detected from the Vega system) andwas born out of a desire to bring the elements of bass and melody to the foreground in their rawest form and Fitzpatrick explains that he deliberatelychose the stripped back approach.
Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes - Renaissance
Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes
LP | 1976 | UK | Reissue (BGP / Flying Dutchman)
23,99 €*
Release:1976 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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After the success of “Expansions” (1975) Lonnie Liston Smith and the Cosmic Echoes were riding high, with Lonnie at the height of his creative powers. Two more albums followed on Flying Dutchman before changes at RCA meant that it was decided that the next album would be released on the parent label. As such, the final Cosmic Echoes album on RCA was neglected and has remained out of print on vinyl since its original release back in 1976.

Produced by Bob Thiele and Lonnie, this album we now restore this to its position in the Flying Dutchman catalogue on this vinyl reissue.

A masterpiece of cosmic jazz funk “Renaissance” includes the reflective ‘Between Here And There’, the jazz dance classic ‘Mardi Gras (Carnival)’ and the sensational ‘Space Lady’.

180g black vinyl in replica gatefold sleeve.
Charlie Hunter - Bing Bing Bing
Charlie Hunter
Bing Bing Bing
2LP | 1995 | EU | Reissue (Blue Note)
34,99 €*
Release:1995 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Charlie Hunter’s 1995 Blue Note debut „Bing Bing Bing!” was a groove-heavy tour-de-force that marked the arrival of a virtuosic guitarist whose unique concept on his 8-string guitar produced music that was both impressive and irrepressible. Hunter’s trio laid down a program of originals plus an unforgettable cover of Nirvana’s “Come As You Are.”

BLUE NOTE CLASSIC VINYL EDITION: stereo, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal
Sun Ra - The Futuristic Sounds Of Sun Ra
Clear Path Ensemble - Solar Eclipse
Clear Path Ensemble
Solar Eclipse
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Soundway)
17,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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As pockets of new jazz scenes emerge around the world, it's apparent that New Zealand's bubbling microcosm in Wellington interprets the genre through a unique lens. Clear Path Ensemble bottles the energy of that burgeoning movement and distils it into moody morsels of differing styles. From electric jazz to ambient, experimental, house and funk - it's a DIY, jam-session attitude towards composition, as the band members freely cherry-pick from a vast orchard of influences. Citing inspiration from 70s ECM catalogue, the ensemble channels the "expansive and astral" elements of electric jazz, with an introspective dynamic. At times it's fused with catchy synth hooks, smooth basslines and shuffling beats, while other tracks morph into moody electronic soundscapes, and even Sun Ra-esque free jazz. Led by percussionist Cory Champion, the band released their debut self-titled album in 2020, followed by a headline performance at the 2021 Wellington Jazz Festival. Champion has played drums alongside some of New Zealand's most revered contemporary musicians (Lord Echo, Lucien Johnson and Mara TK to name a few), and also produces leftfield deep house and techno under the name Borrowed cs, which partly informs the ensemble's electronic production.
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Bernie Worrell & Khu.Eex'
Tales From The Mother Earth Ship
2LP | 2022 | JP | Original (P-Vine)
53,99 €*
Release:2022 / JP – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 05.10.2022
In the years preceding his untimely death P-Funk and (de-facto) Talking Heads keyboardist Bernie Worrell entered the studio with Seattle-based musicians to create the Khu.eex project, melding funk, soul, and groove with native-american storytelling and instrumentation. Drawing on his own Cherokee heritage, the group recorded four albums before Worrell’s passing. This album, featuring 14 songs compiled by famed P-funk chronicler Yoriko Kawachi, spans the countless recording sessions over which these albums were recorded. With Galactic drummer and frequent Worrell collaborator Stanton Moore on seven out of fourteen tracks, and some of the Pacific Northwest’s best talent on all of the tracks, these fourteen songs are sure to get you up and dancing.
Peter Brötzmann / Keiji Haino Duo - The Intellect Given Birth To Here (Eternity) Is Too Young
Peter Brötzmann / Keiji Haino Duo
The Intellect Given Birth To Here (Eternity) Is Too Young
4LP | 2022 | US | Original (Black Editions)
163,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie, Electronic / Dance
Preorder shipping from 16.09.2022
Two complete performances recorded in Los Angeles and San Francisco in the summer of 2018. The intellect given birth to here (existence) is too young presents the artists traversing a sprawling range of sound and modalities to achieve a stunning alchemy that can't be replicated. Both Peter Brötzmann and Keiji Haino have spent their lives creating music that defies easy categorizations—phrases such as "free jazz/improvisation," "rock," or "avant garde" seem to only scratch at the surface. What can be said is their works have a nearly unmatched intensity and restless spirit—always uncompromising and only fully understood in their own unique terms. When performing together, the two push each other to entirely new and beautifully alien territories. Keiji Haino's Purple Trap imprint and Black Editions are proud to present the defining work of their decades-long collaboration. Presented in a deluxe four-LP boxed set edition of 800 including full-size, full-color art prints by both artists.
Yma Sumac - Incan High Priestess
Yma Sumac
Incan High Priestess
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Naked Lunch)
15,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The so called ‘Nightingale Of The Andes’, a necessary introduction to the life and music of the one and only Yma Sumac. The Peruvian singer who startled audiences in the United States and Europe with her remarkable voice, beauty, and mysterious “Inca” princess/priestess persona. Literally bridging the gap from folklore to exotica, Yma Sumac was the forerunner of a new philosophy.
Penny Goodwin - Portrait Of A Gemini
Penny Goodwin
Portrait Of A Gemini
LP | 1974 | JP | Reissue (P-Vine)
39,99 €*
Release:1974 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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“What might’ve been, is dead and is done,” so begins the opening track on Penny Goodwin’s ‘Portrait of a Gemini’. The words are surprisingly somber for an album as beautiful as this, but oddly prophetic. Despite Goodwin’s unmistakable talent, her sole album “Portrait of a Gemini” only ever received a private pressing of 2000 copies, and she quickly faded into obscurity afterwards.

Yet, one listen is enough to make it immediately obvious why original pressings of this album have attracted expensive premiums. From the orchestral string arrangements on “Today Is The First Day”, to the heavenly Hammond organ playing on album closer, “Amazing Grace”, the immense talent of Goodwin and the musicians supporting her is constantly clear. Even when they take on covers of songs such as Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Goin On” and Gil Scott Heron’s “Lady Day & John Coltrane”, the singular voice of Goodwin seems to make the songs her own. Perhaps the greatest testament to this album’s timelessness is rapper and notorious crate digger, Tyler, the Creator’s sampling of the latin-jazz infused “Slow Hot Wind” on his most recent album.

Don’t miss this pinnacle of 70s soul, available for the first time in over a decade on limited edition vinyl, now with an iconic Japanese obi-strip!
The Greyboy Allstars - A Town Called Earth Swirl Vinyl Edition
The Greyboy Allstars
A Town Called Earth Swirl Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2022 | US | Original (Knowledge Room)
64,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
*A Town Called Earth: 25th Anniversary “Immortal” Edition. Classic LP First Time Ever on 2XLP (Limited Edition 2000 Copies). Remastered and Cut from Original Analog Sources. 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl. Features Unreleased Bonus Track “Cassiopeia’s Chair,” plus fan fave “Happy Friends” and 15+ Minute Title Track. Original Liner Notes by The J.B.’s Fred Wesley. Includes 18X24 Color Poster!
Rolf & Joachim Kühn Quartet - Lifeline Limited Edition
Bill Evans - Portrait In Jazz Marble Vinyl Edition
Magician - Magician
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Trunk)
26,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mythically rare British album from the late 1970s, only a handful of original copies have ever been found. This is because a 1977 British jazz album that looked like a 1970 prog album that was issued on a brand new label that didn’t know what it was really doing was never going to sell. And it didn’t. It will now though. This is a unique jazz / fusion album from the period, sounding like an incredibly hip 1973 library LP, all super funky, occasionally dark, atmospheric, and very hip indeed. Performed by a killer line up of top musicians, including the legendary Barbara Thompson. Buy this LP. You will Never find an original.
Mekbuda - The Wonder Of Wandering
The Wonder Of Wandering
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Ubiquity)
28,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Russia's cosmic jazz ambassadors Mekbuda strike back with a new album, The Wonder of Wandering, dedicated to the concept of space travel and heavily inspired by vintage sci-fi movies. In fact, the album sounds like an OST for an imaginary sci-fi flick. It represents a collection of instrumental soundscapes: psych-tinged trumpet solos poured over atmospheric synth pads and backed by a steady rhythm section easily shifting from dusty jazz shuffle to uptempo broken beat.

The Wonder of Wandering is definitely based upon the ideas rooted in their previous release, Convincing Delusional, but it takes them to the next level in terms of arrangements and individual performance. So lay back, relax and put a needle to the groove. The universe is immense, full of wonders and ready for wanderers!
John Coltrane - Impressions
Miles Davis - Sketches For Spain
Brodie West Quintet - Meadow Of Dreams
Brodie West Quintet
Meadow Of Dreams
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Astral Spirits)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Evan Cartwright: drums, vibraphone and guitar / Josh Cole: bass / Nick Fraser Fraser : drums / Tania Gill: piano / Brodie West: alto saxophone. Recorded by Jeremy Darby and Julian Decorte at Canterbury Music Company on February 29, March 1 and March 2, 2020. Mixed by Matt Smith. Mastered by Jeff Mcmurrich. Produced by the Brodie West Quintet. Co-Produced by Matt Smith.
Susie Ibarra & Tashi Dorji - Master Of Time
Susie Ibarra & Tashi Dorji
Master Of Time
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Astral Spirits)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Master of Time is a live performance commissioned for the exhibition of Bardo Now, The Second Buddha: Master of Time at the Tang Teaching Museum during a residency on April 16-18, 2019. LP version contains the tracks "Confluence" and "The Way of the Clouds." Recorded by Frank Moscowitz at the Tang Teaching Museum 2019. Mixed by ELI Crews at Spillway Studio 2020.
Yellow Spoon - Interpretations
Yellow Spoon
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Pasteelo)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Yellow Spoon is ready with their official fifth release, this time through Pasteelo Records. A 7” which is recorded, produced and mixed by Yellow Spoon and mastered by I Kicked a Cloud Once. Faithful to habit, here comes a warm and inviting journey of free-music which makes the heads nod and the toes tilt. Together with Pasteelo Records, an extension of legendary Danish creative collective brand, Pasteelo, "Interpretations" comes out on a 7" on May 26th, 2022.

Yellow Spoon is a duo consisting of Christoffer Holm Clausen and Rasmus Riis Sitarz, who play exclusively improvised music on percussion, keyboards and bass, respectively. The sound of Yellow Spoon is a fusion of many styles that have shaped both members: from the fusion of jazz to the breakbeats of hip hop.

In April 2021, the duo released their debut album in close collaboration with the Danish / German label Super Bad Disco (HHV.de), to great praise and with lots of gigs as a result. Most recently, in February 2022, the album “The Nebula Sessions” was released with the duo Kaleiido under the Danish label Celebration Records. An album that was created during a live Nebula concert (during lockdown) which was streamed live on The Lot Radio NY, and which became the album of the week on national radio jazz station, P8.
Andy Bey - Experience And Judgment
Art Blakey & Jazz Messengers - Reflections In Blue
Salar Salman - Salar Salman
Salar Salman
Salar Salman
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (AM)
21,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Salar Salman (1959), an exceptional musician and composer, was born in Kirkuk, a city in Kurdistan — the North of Iraq. As a young boy he was famed in his village for his rich and warm voice. When he develloped his talent as a guitar player he was seen as one of the best guitar players from North Iraq. As his fingers found a way to accompany his moving voice, he was able to share his songs with a broader audience. Salar Salman's songs about love, tenderness and soreness affected many people and delivered him the nickname 'Santana of Kurdistan'. Unanswered love, hidden love, lost love, failing love — his lyrics resonated with his peers in their integrity and honesty. But it was not only his new way of storytelling that moved many; the way he composed music was something new. Moving away from the more traditional, folkloric, often monotonous sound, his melodies moved freely. Inspired by Afro-Western sounds from the 70’s and 80’s, like jazz, psychedelic rock or flamenco, he was able to give a new meaning to his own musical heritage and to create an alternative sound that is still influencing younger generations of Iraqi Kurdish musicians today.
Blossom Dearie - The Hits
V.A. - Lefto Presents Jazz Cats Volume 2 Red Vinyl Edition
Lefto Presents Jazz Cats Volume 2 Red Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Sdban Ultra)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited version 2LP on red vinyl in gatefold sleeve.An outstanding new collection of musical gems from Belgium's thriving jazz scene, compiled by Belgian DJ and eclectic connoisseur, Lefto.
Justin Thurgur - Many Faces
Justin Thurgur
Many Faces
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Funkiwala)
18,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Justin Thurgur has been at the heart of the UK's World Music scene for over twenty years; principally in his collaborations with the former Fela and Femi Kuti keyboardist, Dele Sosimi, and with the pianist and composer Kishon Khan, most recently in his groups Lokkhi Terra and Cubafrobeat. He has also worked with the likes of Afrobeat drum legend Tony Allen, and with the Cuban giants Giraldo Piloto, Julito Padron and Changuito. Thurgur is also a member of the seminal English folk group Bellowhead.
'Many Faces' brings together this musical journey, with Afro-infused grooves and nods towards Cuban Jazz and Dub, with Thurgur's early passion for the likes of Miles Davis, Coltrane, Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, et al....
It features both Khan and Sosimi, who have contributed as co-writers as well as bringing their own inimitable sounds on piano, rhodes and hammond organ. Alongside them are some of the leading musicians on the UK's African, Cuban and Jazz scenes, plus collaborations with rising star singers Jade Pybus and Sahra Gure.

Justin Thurgur - trombone (and some additional keys)
Graeme Flowers - trumpet and flugel horn
Simeon May - tenor, baritone and alto sax
James Allsopp - bass clarinet
Jade Pybus - vocals (on 'Woman')
Sahra Gure - vocals (on 'Be A Little Wiser')
Kishon Khan - piano, rhodes and hammond organ (on tracks 1,3,4 and 5)
Dele Sosimi - piano (on tracks 2 and 6) and vocala (on track 6)
Phil Dawson - guitar
Suman Joshi - double bass (except track 5)
Jimmy Martinez - double bass (on track 5)
Tansay Omar - drums (on tracks 1,3 and 4)
Kunle Olofinjana - drums (on tracks 2 and 6)
Yoann Julliard - drums (on track 5)
Afla Sackey - congas and djembe (on tracks 1,2 and 6), shekere and cowbell, and vocals (on track 6)
Oreste 'Sambroso' Noda - congas (on tracks 3 and 5)
Evie Hilyer-Ziegler - violin and viola
Paul Sartin - violin

Track 1 written by J Thurgur and S Gure
Tracks 2 and 6 written by J Thurgur and Dele Sosimi
Track 3 written by J Thurgur
Track 4 written by J Thurgur and J Pybus
Track 5 written by J Thurgur and K Khan

Recorded at Fish Factory by Simone Gallizio and Sean Douglas, at Boneman Studios by Justin Thurgur, at Better Pass Your Own Studios by Phil Dawson, at Thank You Please Studio by Kishon Khan and at 224 Studios by Matteo Musetti.

Mixed at Hi Street Studio by Mauro Caccialanza.

Mastered at Gearbox by Caspar Sutton-Jones.

Artwork by Matthieu Dufour

Photos of by Siobhan Bradshaw, Justin Thurgur, Stephanie Sian Smith,
Chantal Azari, Alex Bonney, Heather Hoyle, Nicole Thurgur, Joanna Mendel, Tansay Omar, Richard Gearey, Faye Hilyer-Ziegler and Svetlana Onye.
Fievel Is Glauque - God's Trashmen Sent To Right The Mess
Fievel Is Glauque
God's Trashmen Sent To Right The Mess
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Kit)
18,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Belgian / New York supergroup Fievel Is Glauque comprises of jazz keyboard auteur Zach Phillips, angel-voiced singer / rapper Ma Clément, and whichever other virtuosic noodlers happen to be slumped about the place.
Their cult tape "God's Trashmen Sent to Right the Mess" is a sprawling epic of pop, hip-hop and country inspired jazz arrangements. 20 tracks that form a jenga tower of expertly placed jazz chords, interlocking, sliding and collapsing with a short and sharp punk sensibility - all recorded live to tape.
Recommended if you like Arthur Russell's heart-on-sleeve wonky horn arrangements, or the infectious home-made jazz-hop of Louis Cole. We've pressed 300 copies of "Trashmen" to vinyl, and we don't expect them to stick around for long.
Neue Grafik Ensemble - Foulden Road Part Two
Neue Grafik Ensemble
Foulden Road Part Two
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Total Refreshment Centre)
16,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
South London based producer and multi-instrumentalist Neue Grafik announces his new EP 'Foulden Road Part II' from his Neue Grafik Ensemble band, released 25th March on Total Refreshment Centre. The sequel to their impressive 2019 release 'Foulden Road', Neue Grafik continues to incorporate 100% live takes with the ensemble, as well as solo productions that reflect Neue Grafik's past work with both the Rhythm Section and 22a labels.

Neue Grafik explains, "This EP is a reflection of the social context which surrounds me" – created in a year of much social isolation as well as political unrest, 'Foulden Road II' explores the complex feelings that he found himself battling. He adds "In 2019, we released 'Foulden Road Part I', which was a transitional album, exploring a new culture and navigating between two worlds: Paris and London. 'Part II' is a bit darker, closer to realness with a sprinkle of hope. I couldn't have predicted that I'd finish it encased in my flat, between four walls, in December 2020 after a year of lockdown, Brexit, George Floyd protests, and without London's brilliant culture mesmerising my mind. Everything was sad and closed. Hills were difficult to climb. But it also gave me the time to work hard and deliver this second part of Foulden Road, pushing it forward".

Combining an array of influences — from London, to Paris via New York, Nigeria and Cameroon — with well-measured confidence, ' Foulden Road II' allows you to reflect on the complexities of the last year, whilst braced with energy and hope to move forward positively. Heavy horns and hypnotic poetry form the backbone record, which will ignite any room. 'Foulden Road II' begins with the grounding poetry of MA.MOYO on 'Black Bodies'. The EP is dedicated to Adama Traoré, a black man who died in police custody in Paris. Neue Grafik explains "His name is not well known outside of France. I was shocked, devastated even, to learn that his story didn't cross the Channel". 'Queen Assa' is a heavily percussive dancefloor-hitter which honours French activist Assa Traoré, (Adama's sister) her family, and her struggle to support all families hurt by police brutality. Broken beat elements flow through the horn accompanied 'Officer, Let Me Go To School', while West London rapper Lord Apex offers an unapologetic and poignantly personal perspective on 'Step To It'.

Released on the Total Refreshment Centre label, based out of Stoke Newington's Foulden Road, the EP is a testament to his versatility as an ever-shifting figurehead. Engineered by Capitol K, recorded at Total Refreshment Centre, mixed by Marcus Linon at Greasy Records and mastered by Guy Davie at Electric Mastering – a significant pillar in Neue Grafik's musical career. Having played a DJ set there in 2017, he was convinced by TRC founder Lex Blondin to start a band after he was heard playing some compositions on the communal piano. After spending a couple of sleepless nights on the living room couch, his first gig was booked in the venue space downstairs a week later. The ensemble was established and he has remained in London ever since.

Neue Grafik Ensemble's musicians include; Matt Gedrych, Benjamin 'The Chief' Appiah, Jack Banjo Courtney, Chelsea Carmichael, Dougal Taylor, Yahael Camara-Onono, Xvngo, Rebekah Reid, Dan-Iulian Drutac, Jamie-lee Glinsman and Zara Hudson-Kozdój.

Neue Grafik hosts The Orii Jam Sessions, an energising weekly jam night at Hackney Wick's Colour Factory, which has become a pivotal weekly gathering, inspired by the likes of Unit 31 and Steam Down.
Mark De Clive-Lowe & Friends - Freedom (Celebrating The Music Of Pharaoh Sanders)
Mark De Clive-Lowe & Friends
Freedom (Celebrating The Music Of Pharaoh Sanders)
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Soul Bank Music)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Electronic jazz pioneer, pianist, producer, re-mixer Mark de Clive-Lowe has anenvious reputation as a cross genre creative artist who blends acoustic,electronic and world music exploring themes of belonging and identity. Equalparts jazz, house, hip hop and broken beat artist, Jazziz summed him upperfectly - "way before jazz hybridity became a worldwide phenomenon, deClive-Lowe was busy designing its blueprint.” Freedom is a live concert recording made at the Blue Whale, Los Angeles -where Mark put together a Los Angeles based collective made up by veryaccomplished and suitably talented Teodross Avery – saxophone, CorbinJones - bass, souzaphone drummer Tommaso Cappellato Carlos Nino –percussion and the highly renowned spiritual jazz vocalist Dwight Trible. Reinterpreting a set of Pharoah Sanders highly respected music is not for thecreatively timid, and Mark himself sets out the approach and philosophy thiscollective took when approaching this project: “This album is a celebration ofthe music, joy and spirit that the great master-teacher Pharoah Sandersbrings to the world through his lifelong creative journey. We gathered at LosAngeles’ Blue Whale jazz club to perform some of our favorite Pharoahcompositions from a place of love, respect and gratitude for all the inspirationhe’s brought to each of us. No one can play this music how Pharoah plays it -his expression is unique and imprinted on every one of his compositions inthe deepest of ways. We can’t possibly improve on his mastery and share thismusic simply as a heartfelt thank you to Pharoah - we celebrate you, and areso grateful for all the timeless - and timely - music you have gifted to theworld”.
Ayanda Sikade - Umakhulu
Ayanda Sikade
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Afrosynth)
24,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Born in 1981 in Mdantsane in the Eastern Cape, Ayanda Sikade is one of South African jazz’s most in-demand and respected drummers, a familiar face on the scene for years and a driving force behind its growing prominence on the world stage.

Dedicated to his grandmother who raised him, Sikade’s long-awaited sophomore album as a bandleader, Umakhulu, follows his 2018 debut Movements. Recorded in Johannesburg in early 2021, it features the talents of frequent collaborator Nduduzo Makhathini on piano, young Simon Manana on alto sax and Nhlanhla Radebe on bass. The album’s nine tracks, composed and produced by Sikade, pay homage to the artist’s heritage — most noticeably on ‘Mdantsane’ and ‘Nxarhuni River’ — while forging onwards to a brave new world on others, like ‘Imithandazo Yeengelosi’ (Prayer of Angels) and ‘Space Ship’.
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Milt Ward And Virgo Spectrum - Milt Ward And Virgo Spectrum
Milt Ward And Virgo Spectrum
Milt Ward And Virgo Spectrum
LP | 1977 | US | Reissue (Frederiksberg)
49,99 €*
Release:1977 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
It seemed trumpeter/composer Milton Ward had all he needed for a breakthrough in the world of contemporary jazz in the late 1970s. Blessed with a beautiful trumpet tone and an impressive work ethic, Ward found a home in Boston’s exploding soul and jazz scenes of the early 1970s. His star never joined the constellation of jazz luminaries, but Ward did leave one fantastic album of spiritual jazz that has become a collectors’ favorite: Milt Ward and Virgo Spectrum.

Frederiksberg Records is proud to present the first and only authorized reissue of this funky jazz classic. The release includes remastered tracks from the original LP along with in-depth liner notes that provide a detailed account of Ward’s journey from his early years discovering music in the South to his toils finding a hold in the music business in Boston and New York City.

Born in Michigan but raised in New Orleans, Ward came up through the Crescent City’s legendary musical educaCon system. AWer a sCnt in the Air Force, Ward and his friend Stanton Davis (of Ghetto/Mysticism fame) looked to the Berklee College of Music in Boston for the next step in their development. Immediately, the two were immersed in Boston’s busy music scene, finding trumpet chairs in Herschel Dwellingham’s Orchestra at the Sugar Shack, where they backed up many of the day’s soul greats.

Ward worked with many up-and-coming musicians emerging from Berklee’s nurturing arms. He recruited many to his projects, including his Ultra Modern Quintet Plus Two, which played regularly around Boston in the early 1970s. It was in the mid-1970s that Ward took it upon himself and his entrepreneurial spirit to start his own record label, Twin Quest, and record his stand-alone release.

Milt Ward and Virgo Spectrum brought together great young musicians who would quickly make names for themselves within the jazz world, including keyboard wizard Delmar Brown and future Jazz Messenger saxophonist Billy Pierce. Saxophonist/flutist Eddie Alex is a standout, as is baritone saxophonist Glenn Barbour, who soon would head to Atlanta to join The Whole Darn Family. Percussionist Ignacio Mena, bassist Cucho MarCnez, and drummer Hugh Petersen all hailed from farther south: Chile, Venezuela, and St. Croix, respecCvely. The recording also incorporated two bona fide New York jazz masters and veterans of the spiritual jazz movement, bassist Cecil McBee and saxophonist Carlos Ward.

The recording still stands as a hallmark to the creative music scene of Boston and New York City when soul and funk began to emmesh themselves in jazz. Milton Ward’s Milt Ward and Virgo Spectrum remains a youthfully vibrant recording that is ripe for rediscovery by a new generation of explorative listeners.
Joona Toivanen Trio - Both Only
Joona Toivanen Trio
Both Only
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (We Jazz)
24,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Joona Toivanen Trio makes their We Jazz Records debut with their new album "Both Only". A landmark work for the long standing group, the album showcases a new sound for the band, trekking deep into new ideas for an acoustic jazz piano trio. Since their formation as teenagers in mid-1990's, the trio of pianist Joona Toivanen, bassist Tapani Toivanen and drummer Olavi Louhivuori (of Superposition, Ilmiliekki Quartet and Linda Fredriksson "Juniper") has developed their remarkably coherent band sound step by step, touring the world over. Nowadays, the trio is geographically split between Gothenburg, Sweden (Joona), Copenhagen, Denmark (Tapani), and Helsinki, Finland (Olavi), but the unit has never sounded so together as one, and as adventurous as on "Both Only".

"Both Only" by Joona Toivanen Trio is a cocoon, a welcoming shelter of sound that opens up naturally for the listener to inhabit. The album is moody and introspective, even dark at times, but by the time you get to the closing track, "This and This", you'll likely notice something hopeful brewing up. This is not music dealing with nostalgia or a world lost. Instead, it's a body of work with delicate dynamics, taking a minute just to listen and to look inwards to learn something, to move forward.

The first single "Enlightened" is perhaps the most traditional piece on the album, yet it flows like a vessel beyond genre, conveying a mood, a feeling and an idea. Listen to how the piano, bass and drums discuss, how the groove moves with the instruments having their clear roles but also supporting each other and documenting a musical aging process exactly as that of a quality bottle of red wine. As a song like "Direction" proves, the melody is there all the way, yet there is nothing obvious about how it's carried by the trio. Things remain surprising, fresh and moving at all times. "Except For" keeps its intensity, while nearly erupting into a full on 4-to-the-floor banger. Nearly! The key here is how the energy sustains itself, building the intensity within the music.

"Both Only" is a powerful statement from a band ready to renew itself time and again, and one willing to do it slowly, outside of the hype. This process makes their impact enduring, nuanced and lovely.
Necks, The - Vertigo
Necks, The
LP | 2015 | EU | Reissue (Rer Vinyls)
18,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Brand new vinyl re-issue for the 2015 album ! While most ensembles are driven by personalities, the Necks are powered by an idea. A very large and simple idea - which now seems completely obvious…. but only because the Necks thought of it and made it work. Now their pleasure (and ours) is sequentially to re-imagine and explore that idea – the prime directive of which seems to be to be that each unfolding step and every passing detail of any performance be allowed to evolve organically out of the musical conditions established at its moment of departure. In other words, we are in the territory of chaos and catastrophe theory; of hurricanes and butterfly wings… And, since one can never step twice into the same river, each beginning has led to wildly unpredictable and variant outcomes; and imperceptibly: you never hear the changes until somehow they have already happened. “We end up, Lloyd Swanton writes, ‘in a very different place from whatever our initial notion … had been.” In the case of Vertigo, we are dropped straight into an almost Feldmanesque musical universe, in which sounds - seemingly disconnected - are already there; creating space rather than inhabiting it. Then, without trying, they mutate. Not mechanically and not according to any pre-determined process - because it’s always clear that what we hear is being played by human beings; that it’s music. A special kind of music that is not pushy or demanding or demonstrative, but rather co-operative, spatial, ambiguous. A music that leaves room for its listeners.
Future Jazz Ensemble - Rough Times EP
Future Jazz Ensemble
Rough Times EP
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Ten Lovers Music)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Future Jazz Ensemble is a project from multi instrumentalist Nicola Penna. With Future Jazz Ensemble, Nicola is exploring of the intersected sonic paths of jazz, ethnic and electronic music; trying to recall the past and evoke the future. His previous two Future Jazz Ensemble releases; The Mankind's Place 12" LP and Art For Art's Sake 7" were limited runs and are now very sought after. We are very proud to have Nicola releasing music on Ten Lovers Music and look forward to future projects.
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Karma Moffett - Chomolhari
Karma Moffett
12" | 1984 | CA | Reissue (Morning Trip)
27,99 €*
Release:1984 / CA – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
On 1984's Chomolhari, new age pioneer Karma Moffett eschews the arsenal of Tibetan bells and resonant singing bowls, which he usually uses to conjure his healing ambient works. Instead, he opts for the shimmering arpeggiation and gentle glissando of the Moog synthesizer. With this aural palette, he soundtracks a rich inner voyage of peace and reflection. Bookended by the calming drone of the Tibetan longhorn, the trip to Chomolhari and back is one worth taking again and again.

Karma Moffett reminisces: “Chomolhari. Bhutan’s deeply venerated guardian peak. While living in San Francisco, I wandered into the first Tibet Shop in the city. I met Dorje Lama, the creator.He became my good friend and guide, and introduced me to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, the venerable Kalu Rinpoche, and Tai Situ Rinpoche. He opened the door to the path of an inspired and enlightened journey for me. After reading ‘Seven Years in Tibet’, I created ‘Chomolhari’ as a mystical journey to the higher planes of the majestic mountains. Dorje would say: ‘The wildest dreams of the Americas are the facts of Tibet.
Johnny Guitar Watson - At Onkel Pö's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1976 Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
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