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Antoine Berjeaut - Chromesthesia
Sun Ra - Ra To The Rescue Transculent Green Vinyl Edition
Sun Ra
Ra To The Rescue Transculent Green Vinyl Edition
LP | 1983 | US | Reissue (Modern Harmonic)
27,99 €*
Release:1983 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
One of the rarer albums in the Sun Ra canon, Rttr originally entered our orbit in 1983, mystifying listeners and confounding Ra fanatics with the minimal info on the Saturn pressing. Recorded at several locations over several years (including legendary avant-garde arts enclave, the Squat Theater in Nyc), the tracks here include everything from Ra's sci-fi synthesizer insanity, Marshall Allen's skronking sax, an excellent Arkestra vocal track 'They Plan To Leave,' and so much more. Reissued for the first time, and pressed on colored vinyl!
Akira Sakata / Takeo Moriyama - Mitochondria
Akira Sakata / Takeo Moriyama
Mitochondria
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Trost)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 21.10.2022
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
Gabor Szabo - Bacchanal Orange Vinyl Edition
Gabor Szabo
Bacchanal Orange Vinyl Edition
LP | 1968 | EU | Reissue (Ebalunga)
34,99 €*
Release:1968 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The long-awaited reissue of rare Eastern and psychedelic Jazz LP by the famous Hungarian guitarist, originally released in 1968. The first time, extended Edition with four bonus tracks: radio version from singles 7” 1968.

Deluxe 6-sided Digipak CD with a booklet and Gatefold Vinyl comes with long, exclusively written inner notes by the famous researcher and biographer Douglas Payne.

“The performances on this LP have a restrained, introspective quality. Szabo’s work is lyrical, rather economical, and somewhat angular, and his tone is warm and glowing.” – Harvey Pekar, DownBeat

“Gabor Szabo is at the musical zenith of his career. This album could rank as his best to date.” – Billboard

“But for sheer lyrical beauty, few players are in Szabo’s class. His startling use of dissonance is a delight, too, and time and again he will alter a final phrase just slightly, totally reorienting a familiar tune.” – Alan Heineman, DownBeat

“This is definitely one of my ‘go to’ Gabor albums.” Mike Stax, Ugly Things

“Gabor Szabo’s Bacchanal documents one of the earliest and finest examples of what was then known as “jazz-rock.” Years… more credits releases March 24, 2021
Ronnie Foster - Two-Headed Freap
Avishai Cohen Trio - Shifting Sands Black Vinyl Edition
Pachakuti & Young.Vishnu - Dédalo
Daniel Villareal - Panama '77
Daniel Villareal
Panama '77
LP | 2022 | US | Original (International Anthem)
25,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Panamá-born, Chicago-based drummer Daniel Villarreal is known to many for his work in Dos Santos, Wild Belle, The Los Sundowns, Valebol Rudy de Anda, and many more. He's one of the busiest players on the Chicago scene. If you're in the Windy City, find him almost any night of the week at a bar, club, or venue near you, either behind the drumkit or behind the turntables, donning a beaver skin stetson hat, with his baby blue vintage Mercedes parked out front. For his lead artist debut Panamá 77 he engages a diverse array of friends and collaborators - including Bardo Martinez (Chicano Batman), Jeff Parker (Tortoise), Marta Sofia Honer (Adrian Younge), Anna Butterss (Jenny Lewis), and Aquiles Navarro (Irreversible Entanglements) - to create a vibrant and verdant suite of multi-textural psychedelic instrumental folk-funk.
Poliphony - Poliphony
Poliphony
Poliphony
LP | 1973 | EU | Reissue (Mad About)
24,99 €*
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
In 1973, four Englishmen who loved Jazz, Rock and Groove decided to record an independent album at Zelia Studios in Birmingham. The result was Poliphony, which had few hard copies and became a rarity among Jazz Rock collectors.

The core of the jazz rock quartet Poliphony came together in Birmingham around 1971 on the initiative of the young student and pianist Dave Bristow, who invited guitarist Richard Bremmer to join the line-up that also included Bob Boucher. The last musician to join Poliphony was drummer Dave Fear. None of the members were professional musicians: Boucher was a teacher at an elementary school, while Fear was a trainee accountant. Poliphony began to gain some local notoriety by playing in pubs and universities with a few residencies at local clubs such as The Elbow Room and The Opposite Lock. The next step would be the recording of an album to consolidate and give another status to their live performances. In 1973, they finally started recording at Zella Studios. The material was recorded in 2 days maximum and most of the tracks were done in one or two takes.

Predominantly a combination of fuzz guitar and jazz, the self-titled album Poliphony is a fascinating record of progressive British jazz rock.

Drummer Dave Fear left Poliphony in late 1973, and the band disbanded completely within a year. Only pianist Dave Bristow pursued a career in music, including a stint at Yamaha, for whom he developed the factory voicing and several other synthesizers.

Officially Reissue Under exclusive license from Dave Bristow
Mimis Plessas - Greece Goes Modern Gold Vinyl Edition
Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra - When The World Was One
Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra
When The World Was One
2LP | 2014 | UK | Reissue (Gondwana)
28,99 €*
Release:2014 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The album opens with the title track, When The World Was One, an expansive ascending tune that nods to Art Blakey and McCoy Tyner and draws the listener in before giving way to the dreamy, meditative A Far Away Place which features great work from Gladwin on harp and draws on Eastern influences alongside the music of Alice Coltrane and Yusef Lateef. Falling Water which features the beautiful soprano of Nat Birchall nods to classic spiritual jazz as well, but mixes in the more contemporary influences of Nostalgia 77 and Cinematic Orchestra, while the hard-driving Patterns conjures an up-lifting celebratory vibe with fine work from pianist Modi to set the mood. The beautiful Kiyomizu-Dera is inspired by Halsall's travels in Japan and in particular his visit to the Buddhist temple of the same name. Likewise Sagano Bamboo Forest is named for another place that left a deep imprint on Halsall and aims to capture his feelings as he worked through the vast maze of bamboo trees. Finally the album closes with the self-explanatory Tribute To Alice Coltrane a grooving tribute to one of Halsall's key influences. Driven by a powerful bass line and featuring wonderful work from Mallet on bansuri flute and harpist Gladwin, the band all really find their way into Halsall's groove before the leader plays a beautiful wistful solo of his own and it is the oneness of the Gondwana Orchestra that makes it such a powerful vehicle for Halsall's music as the leader takes you on his very own journey through his musical and spiritual world.
Alabaster DePlume - Gold Eye Of The Sun Vinyl Edition
Alabaster DePlume
Gold Eye Of The Sun Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2022 | US | Original (International Anthem)
31,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Gold, the follow-up to Alabaster DePlume's widely-acclaimed, 2020-released cinematic instrumental LP To Cy & Lee: Instrumentals Vol. 1, introduces the world to the artist’s truest self. That is... though DePlume’s now known across the globe as the saxophonist who created that collection of wonderful, wordless music, he’s most known to fervent fans in his home zone of London, UK, as an outspoken poet and orator, beloved for his inspiring words of encouragement and sing-a-long-able songs about vulnerability, humanity, and courage. Gold is a sprawling double album that finds DePlume expressing both sides of his artistic character beautifully: (1) an articulate singer and songwriter who invokes the melodious crooning of Donovan as much as Devendra Banhart or Syd Barrett, whose tunes are almost like mini-sermons, full of existential comedy and spiritual enlightenment; and (2) a brilliant composer of simple, soothing, and viscerally nourishing instrumental melodies, with a gift for expanding them into intrepid collective improvisations, led by a delicate and distinguished saxophone tone that conjures the fluttery sweetness of the great Ethiopique Getatchew Mekurya.
John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman - John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman Acoustic Sounds Edition
John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman Acoustic Sounds Edition
LP | 1963 | EU | Reissue (Impulse)
41,99 €*
Release:1963 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
This beloved 1963 Impulse! LP is a career highlight for both Johnny Hartman and John Coltrane. Hartman was apparently Coltrane's suggestion for the recording date, and his deep, dark voice meshes perfectly here with Coltrane's tenor. The material is well-chosen, including definitive readings of 'My One and Only Love' and 'Lush Life.'

McCoy Tyner fills out the chords, augmenting the harmonies and keeping the tone of these ballads respectful but not overly sentimental. All the players get to the deep structure of the songs and are not afraid to play in the most essential and elegant manner.

Verve’s Acoustic Sounds Series features transfers from the original analog tapes mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QPR. The series is supervised by Chad Kassem, CEO of Acoustic Sounds, and releases are presented in deluxe gatefold tip-on packaging.
Nico Gomez - Soul Of Samba
Nico Gomez
Soul Of Samba
LP | 1972 | EU | Reissue (Mr Bongo)
21,99 €*
Release:1972 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Nico Gomez, a Belgian orchestra leader of Dutch roots, has long been a favourite with Latin fans, record diggers, DJs, and collectors alike. His blend of bossanova, latin jazz, and easy listening always turns up a few choice nuggets and surprises; what is perhaps most remarkable is that it was recorded in Europe.

Back in 2013, Mr Bongo re-issued Nico Gomez's sought-after 'Ritual' album from 1971, and now we follow it up with another jewel from his catalogue his 1972 album 'Soul Of Samba'. For this re-issue, we have opted to present it with the cover art originally used on the Trio Records version released in Japan. In the Netherlands and Belgium, the album was released with different cover art under the title 'Bossa Nova’, on Omega International and International Bestseller Company records, respectively. We loved the beautiful psychedelic design of the Japanese version and wanted to use it for this re-issue.

'Soul Of Samba' features several euro-bossa-jazz favourites such as the catchy 'Rio'; which was a firm DJ choice cut at jazz dance nights, including Brighton's 'Jazz Rooms' in the 90s. It also featured in Rainer Trüby's classic ‘Glücklich' compilation series which explored European-Brazilian-inspired music. The beguiling ‘Aquarela', with its engaging latin shuffle, entices feet to the dancefloor and is not one to miss. 'Agua’ has a lazy-quirky latin-funk feel with breathy-stoned vocals floating in the background. The album additionally features numerous breezy latin, Brazilian, and easy listening joints, some of which are ripe for sampling.
V.A. - Wamono Groove: Shakuhachi & Koto Jazz Funk '76 Black Vinyl Edition
V.A.
Wamono Groove: Shakuhachi & Koto Jazz Funk '76 Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (180g)
25,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Following the already classic Wamono A to Z trilogy, 180g presents an exceptional collection of jazz funk / rare groove tunes recorded in the mid-seventies at the Nippon Columbia studios by three giants of Japanese music: arranger Kiyoshi Yamaya, koto legend Toshiko Yonekawa and shakuhachi master Kifu Mitsuhashi.

Born in 1932 in Tokyo, Kiyoshi Yamaya started his musical career in 1953 when he played in various jazz bands in town. In 1957, Yamaya joined Nobuo Hara’s famous jazz big band Sharps & Flats as a baritone saxophone player and started composing, arranging, and recording for them and other big bands. He became a key jazz figure in Japan in the sixties together with Norio Maeda and Keitaro Miho, both jazz pianists, composers and arrangers, by forming the Modern Jazz Three Association – which aimed at improving the level of Japanese jazz composition and arrangement. In the mid-seventies, his Contemporary Sound Orchestra explored jazz funk fusions with traditional Japanese melodies and instruments such as the shakuhachi, koto, biwa, and shamisen. These works were recorded for a series of panoramic Japanese albums released domestically on Denon and Nippon Columbia, from which the tracks on this compilation are taken from.

Toshiko Yonekawa, born 1913 in the city of Himeji, not so far from Osaka, is the eldest daughter of koto and shamisen master Kin’o Yonekawa. She started studying both instruments with her talented father from the age of 3, played in her first concert at 8, and was only 12 years old when she first appeared on national radio. Her unique style of koto playing is widely recognized due to the extreme accuracy of the intonation and rhythm, as well as the unequaled beauty of the instrument’s sonority. After a life decorated with awards and prizes, Toshiko Yonekawa was named a Living National Treasure in 1996.



Born in Tokyo in 1950, Kifu Mitsuhashi is a great master of Koto style shakuhachi. After completing the NHK Hōgaku Training Program in 1972, Mitsuhashi became a member of Pro Musica Nipponia, a group of leading composers and top-ranking musicians devoted to performing a wide-ranging repertoire of classical and contemporary compositions from both Japan and the West – in which all music is performed by traditional Japanese musical instruments. Mitsuhashi has toured the world for hundreds of recitals, also as a soloist, and has performed his art with the greatest ensembles such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Berliner Philharmoniker. In 2020, Kifu Mitsuhashi was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun.
John Coltrane / Pharoah Sanders / Mccoy Tyner / Jimmy Garrison / Elvin Jones - At The Penthouse In Seattle 1965
John Coltrane / Pharoah Sanders / Mccoy Tyner / Jimmy Garrison / Elvin Jones
At The Penthouse In Seattle 1965
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Climbing The Mountain)
15,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Excellent 1965 recordings from the classic quartet plus Pharoah Sanders making the way for an excellent cosmic trip.
Timo Lassy - Mountain Man Exit / Orlo Blue Vinyl Edition
Timo Lassy
Mountain Man Exit / Orlo Blue Vinyl Edition
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (We Jazz)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Timo Lassy follows up his new album "Trio" on We Jazz Records by sharing two non-album cuts from the same sessions on a new 7" vinyl single / digi release. "Mountain Man Exit" is a stormy number featuring the trio of Lassy (tenor sax), Ville Herrala (bass) and Jaska Lukkarinen (drums) in full flight plus Tuomo Prättälä (of Ilmiliekki Quartet) on synth duties. Album track "Orlo" gets a new treatment, edited for the 7" and taking shape as a tough-as-nails mix breaking new ground here without the string section.
V.A. - The Mood Mosaic 18 - The Shape Of Things
Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue Transparent Green Vinyl Edition
Eric Dolphy - Out To Lunch
Ryo Fukui - My Favorite Tune
Ryo Fukui
My Favorite Tune
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (We Release Jazz)
26,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
180g vinyl, half speed mastered, heavy sleeve, obi, liner notes, sticker. We Release Jazz is very happy to announce the official reissue of Ryo Fukui’s only solo piano al-bum, recorded live, June 4-5, 1994 at The Lutheran Hall in Sapporo. Sourced from the original mas-ters, this intimate offering from the Japanese jazz legend is available on limited edition 180 gram vinyl mastered at half speed for full audiophile sound, as well as on digipack CD. Both formats come with liner notes by Yusuke Ogawa. Originally released on CD only by Sapporo Jazz Create in 1994, My Favorite Tune is a beautiful bop adventure which includes two superb compositions that Ryo Fukui wrote as an homage to his belo-ved Hokkaido region, the fan-favorite “Nord” and “Voyage", a tribute to his mentor Barry Harris ("No-body’s"), alternate versions of his mega classics “Scenery” and “Mellow Dream", and, last but not least, bewitching takes on timeless gems by Sonny Clark and Avery Parrish. My Favorite Tune plays like a cool summer night, full of contemplative notes and deep feelings, with Ryo Fukui baring his heart on the piano and displaying the soulful sophistication he is loved for. A true masterpiece completing his amazing discography. Points of interests - For fans of jazz, soul jazz, modal, hard bop, piano, Japanese jazz, Hokkaido, Scenery, cool sum-mer nights and intimate piano moments. - Official reissue of the only solo piano album by legendary Hokkaido pianist Ryo Fukui. - 11th release from We Release Jazz, notably following Hiroshi Suzuki’s Cat, Ryo Fukui’s Scenery and Mellow Dream, the soundtrack of Le Cercle Rouge by Eric Demarsan, and Marc Moulin’s Pla-cebo Live 1971. We Release Jazz is the sister-label of Geneva-based Wrwtfww Records.
Bill Evans - Trio '65 Acoustic Sounds Edition
Hamburg Spinners (Carsten Erobique Meyer, David Nesselhauf, Dennis Rux, Lucas Kochbeck) - Der Magische Kraken Black Vinyl Edition
Esperanto - Esperanto
Esperanto
Esperanto
LP | 1980 | EU | Reissue (Favorite)
21,99 €*
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Favorite Recordings proudly presents a reissue of the first and eponymous LP by Esperanto, a Venezuelan JazzFusion masterpiece originally released in 1980. This rare and sought-after album recorded in Caracas by talented musicians could be likened to the best of the South American scene with strong Funk & Latin influences. Following the recent reissue of Sacbé, this one is a little wonder and a must-have for anyone interested in Latin Jazz-Funk & Fusion. Fully remastered and available as Gatefold Tip-On Vinyl LP and CD. Like most bands, the story first started as a series of jam sessions. Multi-instrumentist Jorge Aguilar and his drummer Pablo Matarazzo were playing in a band, covering a various number of Latin genres from Merengue to Salsa and playing at parties, even though they were mostly influenced by Jazz or Funk, but also British Rock or Brazilian music. Still, they were dreaming about a real band. Thus, while some of their friends were on vacations in Venezuela during their studies at Music school in Boston and New York, they immediately organized jam sessions. First impros luickly became songs and Pablo and Jorge were finally joined by Roldan Peña, Gustavo Arranguren, Ezequiel Serrano, Marcus Vinicius and Nenè Quintero. With the help of a friend, they recorded songs and brought those tracks to radio stations. Without realizing it, the group gained a certain notoriety in Caracas and began to give shows that became quite famous. Sometimes, they had to play two times in the same night with people still waiting outside! With the money earned, they kept recording their songs but now in a quite better studio. The album was taking its final shape, with an exciting blend of Funk, Fusion and Jazz-Rock elements, all mixed with Latin music influences. With an extensive use of synthesizers, the tracks sounded like a fresh wind blowing over the city of Caracas. After bringing a few friends to record their parts, the album was then offered to CBS for distribution – some of their executives had just become fans after experiencing one of their amazing gigs! But in exchange, they also had to record two more commercial songs, a cover of "Ticket To Ride" by The Beatles, and “Vereda Tropical", a classic in the Latin market. Jorge reminds: "The rest of the songs were compositions by myself and by other members of the band. The album was recorded in its entirety almost live, that is, all of us playing together and without many overdubs because we did not have many tracks nor money to pay studio time. Certainly, we were one of the bands that started the Fusion jazz movement in Venezuela and the most recognized because we managed to be played a lot on the radios and we filled the largest number of concerts as well as obtained the largest number of sales". The band kept recording other albums, notably with Warner Bros after the label was again really impressed by their opening show for Peter Frampton Comes Alive Tour one night in Caracas. Jorge adds: "Today if you ask people around 60 years old in Venezuela about a Fusion group, they will tell you that Esperanto is the band they remember! I think the most significant thing about the Esperanto band is that it was quite naïve since we were all in our early 20s and we did everything just for the pleasure of playing without thinking about the conomic aspects of the industry".
Nina Simone - The Montreux Years
Enji - Ursgal
Zenmenn, The - Enter The Zenmenn
Zenmenn, The
Enter The Zenmenn
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Music From Memory)
21,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Returning with another debut album for 2021, Music From Memory are delighted to introduce a new band, The Zenmenn, with their first ever release ‘Enter The Zenmenn’. Whilst little about the band is made known, their work is described by writer Winton Rousseauas an “experiment in harmonic convergence emerging from a deep respect for cosmic symmetry and a resistance to the prevailing Zeitgeist.” ‘Enter The Zenmenn’ sounds as old as it sounds new, as organic as it is electric, as harmonic as it is rhythmic, and the album’s fusion of different palettes, colours, tempos, instruments and sources offer a harmonious balance and unity that already feels like the perfect soundtrack to a better world. In a time of what they see as spiritual neglect, it offers a “human kind of stillness” through the “dualistic fusions of complexity and simplicity, mystery and clarity and East and West”. Mfm054 will be released in LP and digital format, comes with artwork by Bráulio Amado, and is expected to be out on April 12th 2021.
Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder
Nubya Garcia - Source Black Vinyl Edition
Nubya Garcia
Source Black Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2020 | UK | Original (Concord)
28,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Multi award-winning saxophonist and composer Nubya Garcia is back with her much anticipated debut album, Source. Her first release on Concord Records, under the iconic Concord Jazz imprint. The album follows her 2018 self-released EP, When WE ARE, the title track of which was described as “effervescent” by The New York Times and named one of NPR’s Best Songs of 2018. Her debut EP, NUBYA’s 5ive, released in 2017, was hailed as “exceptional” by The Vinyl Factory and sold out on vinyl within 24 hours. In 2018, Garcia also featured on five of the nine tracks on WE OUT Here, the Brownswood compilation project celebrating London’s young and exciting jazz scene. She won the Jazz FM Breakthrough Act of the Year Award and the Sky Arts Breakthrough Act of the Year Award in 2018, and the Jazz FM UK Jazz Act of the Year Award in 2019. A collection of sonic mantras to live by, Source is a deeply personal offering in which Garcia maps cartographies around the coordinate points of her identity, her family histories, grief, afro-diasporic connections and collectivism. Source is fundamentally about getting grounded within yourself, so that you can be present with others. It's about a realization of personal and collective power: the evolution of the saxophonist’s values as she re-connects with herself, her roots and her community. Garcia digs deep to present an album with a global outlook: from London to Bogota, Caura to Georgetown, it's a record drawing inspiration from the many places Garcia calls home.
V.A. - New Horizons
V.A.
New Horizons
2LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Afrosynth)
23,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
New compilation of South Africa’s leading young jazz talent on Afrosynth Records, compiled by DJ Okapi and Shane Cooper. Featuring Thandi Ntuli, Kyle Shepherd, Mabuta, Yonela Mnana, Zoë Modiga, Benjamin Jephta, Siya Makuzeni, Lwanda Gogwana, Mandisi Dyantyis, Reza Khota, Bokani Dyer, Vuma Levin and a broader group of talented supporting musicians. From tight trios to expansive, cosmic collectives, this compilation highlights the best of what’s come out of the country in recent years.
Andrew Hill - Smoke Stack
Hiromasa Suzuki - High-Flying
Hiromasa Suzuki
High-Flying
LP | 1976 | JP | Reissue (Nippon Columbia)
43,99 €*
Release:1976 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Hiromasa Suzuki is a composer / arranger / key player who has been active in the Japanese music world, including jazz as well as movies, television and commercials. In the late 60's and mid 70's, he was deeply involved in the works of Terumasa Hino, Akira Ishikawa and Jiro Inagaki in the most radical times. The album “High-Flying,” recorded in 1976, showed his innovativeness, which was always one step ahead of the times, in the overall financial results.
Thundercat - It Is What It Is Cream Vinyl Edition
Thundercat
It Is What It Is Cream Vinyl Edition
LP | 2020 | UK | Original (Brainfeeder)
22,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The album, produced by Flying Lotus and Thundercat, features musical contributions from Ty Dolla $ign, Childish Gambino, Lil B, Kamasi Washington, Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, BADBADNOTGOOD, Louis Cole and Zack Fox.

“It Is What It Is” follows his game-changing third album “Drunk” (2017). That record completed his transition from virtuoso bassist to bonafide star and cemented his reputation as a unique voice that transcends genre. “This album is about love, loss, life and the ups and downs that come with that,” Bruner says about “It Is What It Is”. “It’s a bit tongue-in-cheek, but at different points in life you come across places that you don’t necessarily understand… some things just aren’t meant to be understood.”
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things Blue Vinyl Edition
John Coltrane - Blue Train Blue Vinyl Edition
Maruwa - On My Mind EP
Maruwa
On My Mind EP
12" | 2019 | EU | Original (Lobster Theremin)
12,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Coloured Vinyl repress!

Put on your ravin’ shoes, Maruwa navigates a wild ride through dreamy trance, broken-beats, breezy edits, traversing through big room bangers for heady nights in the club.
Pharoah Sanders - Izipho Zam
Pharoah Sanders
Izipho Zam
LP | 1973 | EU | Reissue (Strata East)
36,99 €*
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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RELEASED TWO YEARS AFTER THE DEATH OF MENTOR, JOHN COLTRANE. MUSICALLY, THE ALBUM HEADS TOWARDS THE VERY EDGES OF EASTERN MUSIC AND OFT STRAYS OUTSIDE THE LINES OF WHAT COULD BE CALLED JAZZ BUT IS A WONDERFUL RECORDING, FULL OF DEPTH OF VISION AND HEARTFELT SOUL.
Aldorande - Aldorande
Anadol - Uzun Havalar
Anadol
Uzun Havalar
LP | 2019 | EU | Original (Pingipung / Kinship)
19,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Anadol is a psychedelic synth folk project by Gözen Atila, a Turkish sound artist and photographer based in Berlin. Her third album Uzun Havalar is based on collective improvisations of middle eastern folk songs called „uzun hava“. They turn out as rich, atmospheric synth ballads. A diverse roster of improvising musicians creates their fascinating complexity. Anadol recorded them during extensive sessions in Istanbul. You can hear drummers laughing and playing guitars, composers howling, announcements in French and screams in no language, record collectors playing oscillators, and trumpets through spacious echoes. Anadol represents Gözen Atila’s liberation from a rather academic approach to electronic composition which she pursued during her music technology studies in Istanbul. She calls her education the „darkness of serious music“ where she first tried to belong, then to break free with the help of lo-fi synth pop. As a producer of radio plays and an expert field recording artist she has developed a distinct sense of timing, editing and sound design. Her Anadol project walks in the footsteps of lone synth experimentalists like Bruce Haack and The Space Lady with their childlike curiosity for electronic sounds, pushing the boundaries of minimal equipment. On Uzun Havalar she translates her experimental background into these floating folk ballads. The album was originally released on tape via Kinship in 2018.
V.A. - Modern Jazz Dance Classics
Leifur James - A Louder Silence Black Vinyl Edition
Freddie Hubbard - Straight Life
Nina Simone - The Amazing Nina Simone Gatefold Sleeve Edition
Nina Simone
The Amazing Nina Simone Gatefold Sleeve Edition
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Dol)
14,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Gatefold 180g Includes Rare Or Exclusive Artwork Inside
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue
Miles Davis
Kind Of Blue
LP | 1959 | US | Reissue (Columbia)
34,99 €*
Release:1959 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
This is a limited edition reissue. It is remastered, mono, and on 180g vinyl.
Shintaro Sakamoto - Love If Possible
Shintaro Sakamoto
Love If Possible
LP | 2016 | US | Reissue (Mesh-Key)
23,99 €*
Release:2016 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
After 20+ years with psych legends Yura Yura Teikoku, Shintaro Sakamoto’s third solo album is a bonafide masterpiece of warped steel guitar, ambient disco and AOR soul.
Norah Jones - Feels Like Home
Norah Jones
Feels Like Home
LP | 2004 | EU | Reissue (Blue Note)
22,99 €*
Release:2004 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
“Feels Like Home” is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Norah Jones, released in 2004, through Blue Note Records. It serves as the follow up to Jones' 2002 breakthrough album, “Come Away with Me”.
Chet Baker - Sings
Chet Baker
Sings
LP | 2015 | EU | Original (Jazz Wax)
19,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
180g vinyl including two bonus tracks!
St. Germain - Tourist Remastered
St. Germain
Tourist Remastered
2LP | 2000 | EU | Original (Parlophone)
32,99 €*
Release:2000 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
After selling 2.8 million copies in the last 12 years it was time to kick out a remastered version for 2012. Jazzy stuff for the dancefloor and your couch ...
Gary Bartz - Ju Ju Man
Astrud Gilberto - The Astrud Gilberto Album
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue Remastered
Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um
Khan Jamal - Drum Dance To The Motherland
Sunda Arc - Night Lands Colored Vinyl Edition
Sunda Arc
Night Lands Colored Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Gondwana)
36,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Sunda Arc are brothers Nick Smart and Jordan Smart, best known as two-thirds of jazz-influenced minimalists Mammal Hands, and on the 18thNovember, they are set to release their sophomore album 'Night Lands' via Gondwana Records, home to such artists as GoGo Penguin, Portico Quartet, Hania Rani and Forgiveness.

Releasing their debut EP 'Flicker' in 2018, Sunda Arc have performed live at AB Brussels, Blue Dot Festival, The Roundhouse, Jazz Café, Reworks Festival, the Royal Albert Hall and Albert Hall, Manchester with GoGo Penguin. Their debut album 'Tides', released in 2020, received high praise from numerous tastemaker media including DJ magazine who described their music as "sounding like John Hopkins' long-lost sibling".

Sunda Arc channels Nick and Jordan's love of electronic and dance music, without losing any of their deep musicality. Drawing on techno, electronica, neo-classical and post-rock influences, Sunda Arc compose and perform using both electronic and acoustic instruments, including analogue synthesisers, home-made software patches, piano, saxophones and bass clarinet – all finessed and channelled through their own unique creative strategies. Integrating electronic elements and experimentation with the expressiveness and energy of acoustic instruments and live performance, Sunda Arc's music is expansive and compelling. "We wanted 'Night Lands' to be an exciting listen, deliberately keeping some elements under control and having other elements of the tracks feeling like they were on the edge of tipping over into being pretty chaotic. There was also the idea of generally keeping the drums and bass pretty heavy sounding when they kick in, imaging how they would sound over a big system and then holding back and focusing on melody and texture when they weren't needed."

From the warm, melodic textures of 'Distant Siren' and 'Beacons' to the ethereal rumblings of 'Endless Fields' and 'Night Lands', Sunda Arc immerse and engulf the listener, expanding simple melodies into bold rhythmic patterns, allowing the acoustic sounds to submerge with the electronic for maximum emotional and dramatic effect. A common theme for 'Night Lands', the duo's enthusiasm to incorporate digital and analogue sounds seamlessly and blur the line between the two, results in a sound world that has both the warmth of analogue sounds and the cold, crispness of digital. "We wanted to manipulate acoustic instruments to make them sound more like samples or older recordings at points, like with the Turkish Ney flute on 'Neon Forest' that we pitch shifted and saturated to sound more like we'd sampled an old 70s recording."

Elsewhere, 'Static Waves' and 'Forgotten Dream' use familiar and foreign sounds with an emphasis on tone and atmosphere to create a soundscape that feels like home and alien at the same time. ""We were trying to make sure the ambient moments felt really alive on this record, like a living, breathing sound world, trying to avoid things sounding too placid. We wanted them to feel just as engaging as the tracks with heavy beats so were always looking at ways to inject as much life and character into them as we could, often recording things to tape and using real tape delays to add a bit of character and fuzzy warmth to things and combining that with more cold, clinical elements."

At times, Sunda Arc create a harsh, brutal world allowing the sound to manipulate the listener's emotional response to each track. "We were talking about dystopian themes a fair bit when we were writing the tunes and I think being in London during the lockdown definitely had an impact on our mindset at the time. The two radio samples on 'Neon Forest' and 'Static Waves' are both just random stations we found on fm radio and recorded some short sections but I both were talking about Covid related stuff. We definitely didn't feel like making a celebratory or joyful record at that point, it was much more of an introspective and moody set of tracks we were focusing on and I guess the feeling of missing being able to go out or see friends and family played a part in this."
V.A. - Björk In Jazz
V.A.
Björk In Jazz
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Wagram)
19,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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The "In Jazz" collection proudly presents its new voulume dedicated to the unique artist Björk.Rediscover the gretest songs of Björk reworked by the Jazz scene. A selection of the nicest covers of
Enrico Hersch Rava - The Song Is You
Booker Ervin - That's It!
Booker Ervin
That's It!
LP | 1961 | EU | Reissue (Candid)
26,99 €*
Release:1961 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Theo Croker - Love Quantum Black Vinyl Edition
Theo Croker
Love Quantum Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
26,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Love Quantum is the seventh studio album by Grammy Award nominee Theo Croker since his 2007 debut. The album finds Croker making his first-ever foray into the concept of love, once again inviting listeners on a genre-defying journey across time and space in discovery of the self and our shared human experience. Of the album, Croker says, “It’s a love story. It’s a tribute to all the different levels of love that can exist - love of a friend, love of a partner, love of a parent, love of yourself and a love of life. It’s really about the journey of love, the experience of it, and how powerful that energy is for us as human beings.” Joining Croker across the album’s 11 tracks are Jill Scott, Jamila Woods, Wyclef Jean, Ego Ella May, Teedra Moses, Chris Dave, Gary Bartz, James Tillman and Kassa Overall.
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
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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.
Otto Taimela - Stars & Silence
Otto Taimela
Stars & Silence
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Ultraääni)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Two imperfect naive piano pieces inspired by the stars & silence, a moment in moonless air and a walk in the path of invincible love.
Archie Shepp - Blase
Archie Shepp
Blase
LP | 1969 | EU | Reissue (Charly)
30,99 €*
Release:1969 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Esbjörn Svensson - HOME.S.
Esbjörn Svensson
HOME.S.
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Act)
28,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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A download code is included.
Valentina Magaletti - A Queer Anthology Of Drum
Valentina Magaletti
A Queer Anthology Of Drum
12" | 2022 | Original (Bié)
28,99 €*
Release:2022 / Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
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A Queer Anthology of Drums - "a percussive collage of low-fi frequencies documenting a journey that never took place" (Takuroku), a home recording capturing Valentina's ritualistic free-improv essence, is now being presented to audiences across the world by bié Records, via both streaming services and vinyl for the first time.

*A Queer Anthology of Drums was originally released on Cafe Oto's label “Takuroku” with 8 tracks solely in MP3 format. The new version by the Beijing-based bié Records, whose associate acts range across Hualun, Yu Su, Lim Giong, Gong Gong Gong and many more, is specifically remastered for vinyl format and expanded to 9 tracks with the previously unreleased “She/Her/Gone”.
Freeez - Mariposa / Alone
Freeez
Mariposa / Alone
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Far Out)
18,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Continuing to shine a light on John Rocca & co.'s pioneering early 80s music, Far Out proudly presents the first ever 12” release of Freeez’s monster brit-funk classic “Mariposa”, along with the equally heavy and hard to find 12” mix of “Alone”.
Ayizan - Dilijans
Ayizan
Dilijans
LP | 1984 | EU | Reissue (Comet)
25,99 €*
Release:1984 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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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.
Felbm - Elements Of Nature
Felbm
Elements Of Nature
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Soundway)
30,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
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Daniel Salinas - Atlantis
Daniel Salinas
Atlantis
LP | 1973 | UK | Reissue (Mr Bongo)
21,99 €*
Release:1973 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Atlantis' is a smouldering jazz-funk, cinematic excursion courtesy of the Brazilian maestro, Daniel Salinas. A conductor, pianist, arranger, and producer, he has worked across several genres within Brazil’s rich musical tapestry, including the Beatles-inspired Jovem Guarda movement, jazz-funk, and MPB to name just a few. He featured on records by Franco, Célia, Perfume Azul Do Sol, Wilson Simonal, Juca Chaves and a whole host of Brazilian greats.

Released in 1973 on Top Tape Records, 'Atlantis’, features one of Salinas’ best-known recordings (at least in Europe), his much-loved interpretation of 'Also Sprach Zarathustra’ entitled 'Straussmania’. It was inspired by Eumir Deodato's global hit of the same year and went on to be adopted by various scenes becoming a classic within rare groove circles as well as amongst breaks and beats diggers.

Other highlights include the only original Salinas composed track on the album; the driving, orchestrated Brazilian groover, 'Baião', and an epic, head nod breakbeat interpretation of Donovan's folky 'Atlantis'.

'Atlantis' was also issued by the American record label Cadet in 1974 with alternative yellow sleeve artwork; this re-issue is a replica of the original Brazilian Top Tape version from 1973.
Vince Guaraldi Trio - A Charlie Brown Christmas Deluxe Edition
MDCIII - Drawn In Dusk
MDCIII
Drawn In Dusk
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (De W.E.R.F.)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Since Interstellar Space, John Coltrane's posthumously released duo album with Rashied Ali, the combination of sax and drums has received an aura of sublime spiritual ambition. It is where tireless truth seekers come together to aim for something transcendental. Something too big for words. Of course, a lot has happened in the meantime.

The available options - philosophically, stylistically, temperamentally - are endless. Musicians are aware of those historical turning points, yet they also try to add their own twists and interpretations. Some of them succeed. One of reed player Mattias De Craene's many projects - MDC III - is a project involving drums and saxophone. A striking difference: De Craene invited two drummers (Simon Segers, Lennert Jacobs), that have been active in the worlds of jazz, pop, free improvisation and experimental music. They are the ideal foil for De Craene's vision, which seems to exclude no opposites. While the use of a recorder, electronics and percussion steers the music beyond the classic acoustic limitations, the result becomes strikingly rich with contrasts. What is abstract and introspective the first moment can switch - gradually or abruptly - to moments of fierce ecstasy the next.
Shamek Farrah - Live
Spanky Wilson - Spankin' Brand New
Spanky Wilson
Spankin' Brand New
LP | 1969 | JP | Reissue (P-Vine)
39,99 €*
Release:1969 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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The album that started it all! Spanky Wilson’s legendary debut from Mother’s Records saw Philadelphia’s soon to be soul diva teaming up with legendary producer/arranger H.B. Barnum to deliver a killer 11-track LP! From the opening notes of “You’re Gonna Miss Me”, to the final fading chimes of “The Last Day of Summer”, Spanky Wilson’s beautiful voice is always on full display. Despite the fullness of her voice, there’s a surprising tenderness - undercutting soulful funky numbers with an element of emotionality unlike anything her peers would ever put out. As Spanky’s voice soars, her backing band, at times as sparse as a single piano, and at times as full as a big band, is always tight, giving Spanky plenty of room to shine while showing off their own immense talents. Don’t miss the album that started it all for legendary soul diva Spanky Wilson, now available on limited edition vinyl with a special Japanese Obi-strip!
Camilla George - Ibio-Ibio Black Vinyl Edition
Camilla George
Ibio-Ibio Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Ever)
23,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Saxophonist, composer, bandleader and innovator Camilla George makes a stunning return with her third album 'Ibio-Ibio' - a rich, cultural journey dedicated to her Ibibio tribe of south eastern coastal Nigeria, out on Ever Records / !K7. The album is a heady mix of afrobeat, hip hop and jazz coproduced by Camilla George. Across eight tracks, Camilla's virtuosic alto saxophone performance collaborates with a stellar line-up of some of the hottest players in London's jazz scene including Daniel Casimir (bass), Shirley Tetteh (guitar), Winston Clifford (drums), Sheila Maurice-Grey (trumpet), Rosie Turton (trombone), Renato Paris (vocals), Sarah Tandy (keys), plus Senegalese kora player Kadialy Kouyate, acclaimed US drummer Daru Jones (Jack White, Pete Rock, Talib Kweli), and Birmingham's finest MC Lady Sanity.
Kiyoshi Sugimoto - Country Dream
Kiyoshi Sugimoto
Country Dream
LP | 1970 | JP | Reissue (Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd./Lawson Entertainment Inc.)
43,99 €*
Release:1970 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The scent of fresh green seems to rise from the plucked strings.

'Country Dream' is the first album by Kiyoshi Sugimoto, one of Japan's leading jazz guitarists. Since turning professional in 1960, Sugimoto has been active in many sessions and recordings, and in the late 1960s he attracted attention by joining the groups of Hideo Shiraki, Akira Ishikawa, Terumasa Hino, and others.

He has put everything he has cultivated up to that point into his music, and his enthusiasm for moving beyond hard bop is palpable.

'Country Dream' spins the original Japanese landscape, 'The Apple' is sharp and thrilling, and 'd-51' is exhilarating and full of energy, like a gust of wind.

This power, this suppleness, this freshness. All songs are masterpieces and masterful performances.

Text by Yusuke Ogawa(universounds)
Barney Wilen / Mal Waldron Trio - French Story
Curtis Fuller - Soul Trombone And The Jazz Clan
Curtis Fuller
Soul Trombone And The Jazz Clan
LP | 1962 | EU | Reissue (Sowing)
19,99 €*
Release:1962 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited Clear Vinyl edition, 500 copies! Originally released on Impulse in 1962 "Soul Trombone and the Jazz Clan" was a major statement from one of the great trombone players in American jazz. Here Fuller displays an outstanding hard-bop ensemble based on a bunch of great individuals all at the top of their game. Fuller himself is part of a super strong horn section with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard and tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath, while the groove is assured by a hard swinging rhythm section with pianist Cedar Walton, bassist Jimmie Merritt and drummer Jimmy Cobb. Fuller gives lots of space to his musicians who naturally respond and empathize with great solos.In one word: an outstanding record!
Condor Gruppe - Gulliver Colored Vinyl Edition
Condor Gruppe
Gulliver Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Sdban Ultra)
26,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Limited edition on Colored Vinyl. Fuse the melancholy of Pink Floyd, the heroism of Ennio Morricone and the world grooves of Goat and you get an idea of what Condor Gruppe is.
Neil Ardley - Kaleidoscope Of Rainbows
Neil Ardley
Kaleidoscope Of Rainbows
LP | 1976 | EU | Reissue (Lantern Heights)
24,99 €*
Release:1976 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
1976 Kaleidoscope of Rainbows in unmistakably a trait d’union between the british (orchestral) jazz-rock heritage and a more confident way of writing. Heading clearly to different directions, the album showcase the talent of the main composer with the singular talent of trumpet player Ian Carr (Nucleus), cello player Paul Buckmaster (otherwise known for his collaboration with David Bowie and Miles Davis) and master clarinet player Tony Coe. This is the final part of an Ardley trilogy, preceded by Greek Variations (1969) and A Symphony of Amaranths (1971). Here, Ardley uses Balinese scales – the pelog, a Gamelan scale comprising seven notes, and the slendro, an older, more commonly used Gamelan scale. They are used in a variety of note patterns, each unique combination the basis of a series of ‘Rainbow’ compositions, from ‘Rainbow 1’ to ‘Rainbow 7’. This brand new concept is fitting, showing different strategies and a more exotic feel with a certain minimalist counterpoint. A new beginning to a certain degree, with the spacey 1979 masterpiece Harmony Of The Spheres soon to come.
Time Is Away - Ballads
Time Is Away
Ballads
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (A Colourful Storm)
25,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Over the better half of a decade, Time is Away, the London-based duo of Jack Rollo and Elaine Tierney, have made tender and heartfelt transmissions through countless mixes, sound works and radio. Exploring deeply human themes of memory, persistence and resistance using an assemblage of source material, the duo's unique mode of storytelling culminates in Ballads, a new suite of songs and, significantly, their first officially licensed compilation.

From the opening notes of Horvitz Morris Previte Trio's jazz romanticism to Gilles Chabenat and Frédéric Paris's lively reimagined standard, the haunting vocal seance of Tanto Pressanto and the mesmerising swirls of The Unthanks, Yuko Kono and Rachel Bonch-Bruevich, the spirit of Ballads roams through generations of affectionate songwriting and conjures images both candid and surreal. The voice of poet and longtime collaborator Christina Petrie appears briefly and contemplates the "sighs and replies… the space between verses" of the Ballad, its beauty, its place in our lives. What is the Ballad but a reflection of our soul? "Perhaps I'll wander in search of it", she bittersweetly concedes.

At the suite's cusp is an alternate version of David Lang's 'Just (After Song of Songs)', a thirteen-minute meditation on devotion which featured in Paolo Sorrentino's Youth (2015). The track's universal themes of faith and desire radiate throughout and elucidate Time is Away's peerlessly precise yet gossamer touch.
Jessica Ackerly / Patrick Shiroshi / Chris Williams / Luke Stewart / Jason Nazary - Sswan: Invisibility Is An Unnatural Disaster
Jessica Ackerly / Patrick Shiroshi / Chris Williams / Luke Stewart / Jason Nazary
Sswan: Invisibility Is An Unnatural Disaster
LP | 2022 | US | Original (577 Records)
30,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Sswan presents their first outing Invisibility is an Unnatural Disaster a raucous jaunt of free jazz on the premiere fire music label 577 Records. The music is rooted in the Black American art form of jazz, stemming into the branches of free improvisation, noise and experimentalism while pushing to the edges of each idiom. The idiosyncratic playing of guitarist Jessica Ackerley starts off the album’s title track and jumps headfirst into a Hendrix-tinged duo with drummer Jason Nazary. Patrick Shiroishi quickly joins in to take the energy up a notch with soprano sax wailing in both mimicry and opposition to Ackerley’s phrasing. Just as the wall of sound is beginning to crack an abrupt halt shifts the energy and Luke Stewart’s crawls dialogue with the smearing spattering trumpet solo from trumpeter Chris Williams. Sswan is an ensemble that consistently augments sonic themes and pushes the bounds of standard quintet instrumentation while simultaneously executing a unique musical language that is elevated through a strong group chemistry. ‘Pattern Phases’ takes the listener on a tour of the various sound worlds accessible to each group member. Communication exists on the level of sound and velocity rather than pitch and harmonic information. Sensitive listening and each members ability to paint with different non-pitch vocabulary creates a perfect breathe of fresh air after the tour de force of “Invisibility is an unnatural disaster”. The record is rounded out with a synthesis of questions posed in tracks 1 & 2 on “A miracle’s worth”. A beautiful piece with cleansing drones and much earned exploration of tonality is led Ackerley’s chordal work. The muted trumpet of Williams’ blends warmly and helps to guide the listeners journey through the forest of harmony into Luke Stewarts arco bass.
Lady Blackbird - Black Acid Soul Deluxe Edition
V.A. - (We've Got) Jazz - Sampling Jazz In A Hip Hop World
V.A.
(We've Got) Jazz - Sampling Jazz In A Hip Hop World
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Honeypie)
19,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
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A deep dive into the art of sampling old Jazz records to produce up to date beats. Here you'll find all jazz originals which inspired and provided the basis for Hip Hop classics of: Krs- One, Pharcide, A Tribe called Quest, De La Soul, Madlib, Wu-Tang Clan, Anderson Paak. An outstanding selection, 10 tracks from the golden age of Jazz including artists such as Donald Byrd, Clifford Brown, Ahmad Jamal. Miles Davis Thelonious Monk...i f you want to get to the Jazz roots of rap music and hip hop culture this is the place to start.
Jeremy Cunningham / Dustin Laurenzi / Paul Bryan - Better Ghost Limited Edition
Steve Marcus, Miroslav Vitous, Sonny Sharrock & Daniel Humair - Green Line
Steve Marcus, Miroslav Vitous, Sonny Sharrock & Daniel Humair
Green Line
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Life Goes On)
19,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Terrific session originally licensed on Japanese indie label Nivico in 1970. Recorded at Victor Studio, Aoyama Tokyo 11 September, the album is the essential work of four wicked minds. Saxophone player Steve Marcus has been cutting his teeth in late sixties with the Jazz Composer’s Orchestra, while Miroslav Vitous was the former bass player in jazz-rock pioneers Weather Report. Sharrock is still considered one of the most original player in creative music, his guitar playing almost as cutting edge as the tenor of his mentor Pharaoh Sanders. The man has been for several years in Herbie Mann band, while collaborating with the likes of Miles Davis and Wayne Shorter. Drummer Daniel Humair is another extraordinary profile, the swiss musicians has been covering the post-bop and avant-garde area collaborating with the likes of John Surman, Henri Texier and George Gruntz. Hereby a single appointment that made history, navigating the realms of free-funk, hard-bop and fire music !
Ike Quebec - It Might As Well Be Spring Clear Vinyl Edtion
Ike Quebec
It Might As Well Be Spring Clear Vinyl Edtion
LP | 1964 | EU | Reissue (Sowing)
17,99 €*
Release:1964 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited Clear Vinyl edition, 300 copies! Recorded in 1961 and released on Blue Note in 1964, "It May As Well Be Spring" is often considered as an ideal companion to Quebec's famous "Heavy Soul" . Here the saxophone player displays a relaxed set of standards, including classic songs from the American repertoire such as "Willow weep for me", "Lover Man" and "Ol Man River". Perfect material to express his warm, lyrical tenor sax voice while Freddie Roach on organ, Milt Hinton on bass, and Al Harewood on drums perform with their usual high sense of interaction .
Erich Kleinschuster 6tet - Orf 1968-1970 Feat. Joe Henderson & Dusko Goykovich
Erich Kleinschuster 6tet
Orf 1968-1970 Feat. Joe Henderson & Dusko Goykovich
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original
57,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Erich Kleinschuster’s projects and initiatives played a vital role in establishing a spiritual home for jazz in Vienna. The founding of his sextet in 1966 and, in 1968, a jazz department at the Vienna Conservatory, were catalysts for a scene that attracted international stars as well as nurturing the careers of home-grown virtuosos. Many jazz exiles, admired in Europe as they never were in the United States, settled for long periods, carving out new lives on the continent. The recordings in this series – many only recently discovered and presented for their first time on these vinyl editions – provide an illuminating and long overdue testament to one of the unsung forces of modern jazz in Europe.

This three-part anthology, featuring previously unissued ORF studio sessions, provides a fascinating insight into Erich Kleinschuster’s long-lost yet significant contribution to the musical landscape within Europe. The first album in this second volume features Joe Henderson who, five years prior to this date, began recording with Blue Note records, becoming over this short period a leading tenor saxophonist. Spending his formative years in Detroit, Henderson mixed company with, among others, Curtis Fuller, Yusef Lateef, Donald Byrd and Barry Harris. Kenny Dorham gave Henderson his first break. Friends and stablemates at Blue Note, Dorham recorded ‘Mamacita’, the first number in this set, for his 1965 album ‘Trompeta Toccata’. ‘Recorda Me’ (meaning ‘remember me’ in Portuguese) was featured on ‘Page One’, Joe’s first album as leader, cut in 1963. These two bossa nova originals reflect Henderson’s long-standing love affair with Brazilian music; he went on to record an entire album of Antonio Carlos Jobim’s music in 1995. Henderson revives Billy Strayhorn’s standard ‘Chelsea Bridge’, demonstrating his depth and range, from latin and bossa to ballads, then switching in and out on ‘Inner Urge’, the title track of his 1964 album. The last two numbers to close this side are also penned by Henderson. ‘The Kicker’ was first recorded a year before this ORF date, under a new signing with Milestone Records; the label marked a new direction for his boundless exploration.

Dusko Goykovich guests on the second set. Born in 1931 in Jajce, Yugoslavia, he moved to Frankfurt in 1955 after studying at the Belgrade Music Academy. Dusko first met Erich Kleinschuster in 1958, when they participated in the ‘International Youth Band’ at the Newport Jazz Festival. After receiving a scholarship in 1961 to study composing and arranging at Berklee College of Music, Dusko joined the bands of Maynard Ferguson and Woody Herman. Following this three-year tenure, he returned to Europe, resuming employment with the Clarke-Boland Big Band. Both Kleinschuster and Goykovich are alumni of the Clarke-Boland ensemble, Dusko playing off and on with the Cbbb for well over 15 years. Dusko’s reputation continued to grow, and in 1966 he was voted top European trumpeter

in the ‘Down Beat’ critics‘ poll. Recorded in 1967, ‘Swinging Macedonia’ was Dusko‘s first album as leader. The album fused modern jazz with Balkan folk and featured a stellar cast, including Nathan Davis and Mal Waldron. ‘Sega Se Karame’, perhaps the most memorable composition from that date, is reprised for this ORF recording. The oriental feel of the original is further enhanced for this reworking with the exotic tone of Han Salomon’s bass clarinet, while Fritz Pauer’s eastern textures interplay with Fritz Ozmec’s ethnic percussion.

The other two Goykovich originals in this set continue the theme: Yugoslav folk music within a jazz framework. These Balkan themes, structured with modern jazz elements are combined without affectation, and are an entirely natural impulse for Dusko. ‘Madison Walk’ adeptly integrates Slavic atmosphere with a modal nod to Miles. Debuted on this ORF studio session, ‘Madison Walk’ was recorded again just a week later for Dusko‘s 1970 album ‘Live at the Domicile Munich’, released by MPS Records. Previously unreleased compositions by Erich Kleinschuster, Robert Politzer and Hans Salomon are also featured in this set. The mastertape for Politzer’s ‘As Usual’ was a recent discovery, unearthed during the production of these volumes.
Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio - Misty For Direct Cutting DSD 11.2Mhz Master Cutting
Miles Davis - Decoy Crystal Clear Vinyl Edition
Transport - Transport
Transport
Transport
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Albina Music Trust)
26,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
In the summer of 1979, a Chicago DJ started a riot that killed disco overnight. Inciting fans to blow up disco records during a nationally televised major league baseball game, the cultural impact of Disco Demolition Night was felt globally. It even made waves in Portland, Oregon.

In the months to follow, clubs in the City of Roses were out to hire anything but disco. For Transport, hot nights as a stage-ready show band would fade to memory. First went the horns, then the vocalists, until all that remained was the rhythm section. The band's days were numbered or so it seemed.

But keyboardists Jimmy and Johnny Sanders were fiercely experimental. Freed from the disco formula, the brothers' exchange over synthesizers and other keyed instruments was electric. With drummer Towner Galaher, the group bore songs in homage to the fusion music ever present in Portland. Inspired by the national success of local groups like the Jeff Lorber Fusion, Tom Grant, and Dan Siegel, the band was reborn.

Months before signing a multi record deal with Geffen, Quarterflash's Marv and Rindy Ross offered Transport a shot at recording in their home studio. The group recorded over two sessions and soon shelved the tapes. Band members were summarily recruited by other acts shortly thereafter. The tapes have continued to sit.

Now over four decades later we hear this music. With tape restoration and mastering by Gus Elg, a calculated spitshine envelops the recording and positions listeners in the shag carpet-lined haze of a 1970s fusion session. With design by Eric W Mast, viewers can check out the aforementioned period upholstery through archival photography in the album's insert, depicting wall-to-wall shag gracing the booths at Mel Brown's Drum Shop.

Out of the gate, "Latin Summer" burns through with an urgency akin to The Gangsters - an album recorded by members of this band a decade prior. On the Funkadelic-fused "Chrome Dome," Jimmy Sanders continues to make use of the synthesizer, through squiggling tones and fried bursts, as well as on “Gospel Bridge,” a track that evokes Heavy Weather in its Pollock-like splashes of melody. Jeff Bruce's fretless bass brings a psych-propelled elasticity to the groove, adding a sinful undercurrent to “Time of My Life” - a languorous tune that could be a Head Hunters outtake - while giving “Song For Valerie” a playful Peaches & Herb-like wiggle.

Transport's output is staggering for a group entirely unreleased and but a drop in the bucket for Portland's cottage industry recording business of yesteryear. This installment in the group's catalog probes a layer deeper.
Esa Pethman - In Belgium 1967
Esa Pethman
In Belgium 1967
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (We Jazz)
16,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
We Jazz Records kicks off their new series of archival 7" releases with Esa Pethman "In Belgium 1967" released 23 September 2022. The two-tracker is licensed from the Belgian VRT radio archives and both of the pieces are previously unreleased. Finnish jazz legend Pethman, heard here on alto flute and tenor sax, joins forces with European jazz greats such as Heinz Bigler, Uffe Karskov and Jean Fanis. This is a small but valuable piece of unheard European jazz history from the early heyday of modern jazz. The physical release is a quality "inside-out"-styled EP with 3mm spine and small center hole on the 45rpm vinyl.
An excerpt from the liner notes by Mikko Mattlar:
"Esa Pethman (b. 1938) was one of the key figures of modern Finnish jazz in the 1960s. His album The Modern Sound Of Finland was the first Finnish modern jazz album and his composition "The Flame" a true modern Fenno-jazz evergreen.
Pethman was born in Kuusankoski, 135 kilometres from Helsinki in the Kymenlaakso area. The jazz scene was active even though it was an area of rural landscapes and paper mills. Pethman discovered jazz when he heard a Charlie Parker record being played at a local music shop in the late 1940s. Following Parker, bebop became his favourite style of jazz.
Young Pethman played flute and saxophone in local bands who accompanied schlager singers. They played tangos and waltzes for dancers, but usually started a typical dance event with an hour of jazz. In 1959 Pethman moved to Helsinki to study music at the Sibelius Academy. Back then it was a strictly classical music academy, but Pethman later described the studies as crucial for his development and career. He quickly made his way to studio sessions and into the best orchestras in Helsinki.
As a student of composition, Pethman also began writing his own music. "The Flame" was a melody he just got on his mind one night, and he decided to write it down. The catchy composition was released as a 7" single in 1964, a year before Pethman's debut album. Both records stand as benchmarks for modern Finnish jazz. The album consisted entirely of Pethman's compositions, not versions of jazz standards like a lot of the Finnish jazz released until then.
In the mid 1960s, Finnish jazz was also taking its first international steps. Pethman's quintet took part in the first Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland in June 1967. At the Montreux jazz band competition, the quintet came in fourth of the twelve contestants. Despite not winning the competition, the band got an honourable mention, and Pethman was now recognized outside Finland.
In December 1967 Pethman travelled to Brussels. His visit was organised by the national Finnish broadcasting company Yleisradio and their jazz program producer Matti Konttinen. Konttinen was supposed to go to Brussels with Pethman, but the musician ended up traveling alone.
In the Decca recording studios Pethman played two songs. He recorded a version of his most famous composition "The Flame", where he played the alto flute and was accompanied by Belgian musicians. On Swiss saxophonist Heinz Bigler's composition "Like Steel", Pethman played the tenor saxophone. The band was now more international, consisting of Bigler, the Italian Francesco Santucci, the Dane Uffe Karskov, a Belgian rhythm section and Pethman. After 55 years, Pethman still remembers Bigler's remarkable skills as a saxophonist.
The two-day visit included the recording session, a dinner and a concert. Pethman and the other non-Belgian musicians came to Brussels mainly to play at a jazz concert organised by the European Broadcasting Union EBU. They played at the studio first, and the concert was held the following day. Pethman and all the other soloists played as members of an international big band. The studio and live session were produced by the Belgian Radio and Television jazz section leader Elias Gistelinck."
John Coltrane - Copenhagen Denmark 1963
John Coltrane
Copenhagen Denmark 1963
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Whp)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The classic four piece line-up - John Coltrane (Tenor and soprano saxophone), McCoy Tyner (Piano), Jimmy Garrison (Bass) and master drummer Elvin Jones – recorded live at Tivoli Concertsaal, Copenhagen, on the 25th October. A long hard to find concert with extended versions of Coltrane’s compositions “Mr. PC”, “Impressions”, “The Promise” and “Naima”, plus rendition of Mongo Santamaría’s “Afro Blue” and Richard Rodgers-Oscar Hammerstein II’s “My Favorite Things”.
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.
James Clay & David Fathead Newman - The Sound Of The Wide Open Spaces!!!!
James Clay & David Fathead Newman
The Sound Of The Wide Open Spaces!!!!
LP | 1960 | EU | Reissue (Jazz Workshop)
25,99 €*
Release:1960 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
"James Clay's debut album as a leader (and one of only two that he cut before moving back to Dallas for nearly 30 years) matches him with fellow Texas tenor David 'Fathead' Newman, pianist Wynton Kelly, bassist Sam Jones and drummer Art Taylor. Cannonball Adderley supervised the session, putting the spotlight on the competitive horns who really battle it out on the Babs Gonzales blues "Wide Open Spaces." Clay, who plays flute on the date's lone standard "What's New," holds his own with Newman and plenty of sparks fly." —Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)
Bergisch-Brandenburgisches Quartett - Live '82
Bergisch-Brandenburgisches Quartett
Live '82
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Black Truffle)
26,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Black Truffle is pleased to announce a major archival discovery from the wildest outer fringes of the FMP universe, the Bergisch-Brandenburgisches Quartett’s Live ’82. The Bergisch-Brandenburgisches Quartett (BBQ) was formed in 1980 in Rostock, East Germany, when three of the most radical and riotous members of the West German free music scene—reedist/accordionist Rüdiger Carl, percussionist Sven-Åke Johansson and Hans Reichel on violin and his modified ‘strange guitars’ — first played as a quartet with East German saxophonist Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky. A rare example of a working band with members from both sides of the wall, during its lifetime the BBQ left only one recorded document, a studio LP on Amiga, the pop and jazz sublabel of the GDR state-run Deutsche Schallplatten Berlin. Neither pure fire music nor orthodox free improvisation, the four members of the BBQ shared an all-embracing aesthetic where quotes and jokes sat comfortably alongside radical extended techniques and sonic experiments. Beautifully recorded at the 1982 Moers festival, the music presented here is a kaleidoscopic demonstration of what Johansson has called the BBQ’s ‘free postmodernism’. Beginning with a fractured landscape of clarinet flourishes from Petrowsky, Johansson’s spacious drums accents, banjo-esque plucks from Reichel’s handmade guitar and the groans and squawks of Carl on cuica, the music lurches between flowing melodicism and stunted locked grooves, settling after a few minutes into a lyrical clarinet and bass clarinet duet accompanied by shimmering guitar chords and some inexplicable percussive rotations. When Petrowksy starts to unfurl long, flowing flute lines accompanied by hand percussion, the music suddenly recalls Don Cherry’s global fusions, but this turn to the folkish quickly takes on a more European character when Carl and Johansson pick up accordions for the first of several comical but oddly moving duets. The more frantic second half of the set takes in a raucous digression into honking R&B, an Ayler-meets-Schlager romp with almost rockish chordal accompaniment from Reichel and an outrageous free jazz blowout with Carl on accordion, not to mention episodes of Johansson’s signature improvised Sprachgesang and antics with his expanded percussion set up, including items such as shoe stretchers and the Berlin yellow pages, which more than once cause the audience to burst into laughter. Arriving in a beautifully designed sleeve with copious archival photographs and flyers from Johansson’s collection and extensive new liner notes from Francis Plagne, Live ’82 is a major historical document that remains both musically challenging and immensely entertaining forty years on.
Roy Porter Sound Machine - Inner Feelings Deluxe Edition
Roy Porter Sound Machine
Inner Feelings Deluxe Edition
LP+7" | 1975 | JP | Reissue (P-Vine)
58,99 €*
Release:1975 / JP – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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He wasn’t satisfied simply being a bebop legend!

After spending the 40s and 50s playing with jazz pioneers such as Charlie ‘Yardbird’ Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and a young Eric Dolphy. After spending much of the 1960s silent, Roy Porter returned triumphantly with the release of ‘Jessica’ in 1971. Four years later, he followed that up with “Inner Feelings”. Listeners back then had to wait four years for the sequel, but you don’t have to wait at all!

The seven-man band, with its powerful horns and phat grooves, is no doubt worthy of the name ‘Sound Machine’ Praise has been sung of this record in and among rare groove circles for over three decades, with mere rumors of original copies being enough to cause collectors to begin salivating. Album opener, “Party Time”, begins with an almost mechanical drum break - a groove so tight, you just might think Roy Porter is a metronome. Jpegmafia certainly thought so, sampling the drum beat on “Free the Frail”. Fans of classic hip-hop may also recognize “Panama”, not just for its beautiful melody and iconic groove, but from DJ SPINNA’s hit-song “rock”. The re-recorded version of “Jessica” adds vocals and a touch of melancholy to the jazz-funk classic. It’s still danceable, but it might also make you stop and think for a second. Album closer, “Out on the Town Tonight”, takes the funk one step further, with an even larger horn section, and fiery solos. Yet throughout the whole album, the drumming remains steadily funky, a reminder that Roy Porter sits at the heart of the Sound Machine.

With the LP reissued on clear blue vinyl for the first time ever, this record has never looked this good! Combined with a 7” record containing a re-edit by the legendary DJ Muro, and the nearly impossible to find vocal version of “Panama”, this reissue is no doubt going to be legendary! Don’t miss this iconic album, reissued for the first time on clear blue vinyl with a 7” record, available only from P-vine Records!
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