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Chet Baker - At Onkel Pö's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1979 Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
Marshall Allen presents Sun Ra And His Arkestra - In The Orbit Of Ra
Marshall Allen presents Sun Ra And His Arkestra
In The Orbit Of Ra
2LP | 2014 | EU | Reissue (Strut)
21,99 €*
Release:2014 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
2014 anthology of classics & rarities curated by longest serving member & current Arkestra leader, Marshall Allen. Newly mastered from the original tapes.
E. Lundquist - Multiple Images Record Store Day 2022 Orange Vinyl Edition
V.A. - Hyperituals Volume 1 - Soul Note
V.A.
Hyperituals Volume 1 - Soul Note
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Hyperjazz)
29,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Take the back catalogues of Blue Note or CTI which are Aladdin’s caves glittering with sound gems ready to be set into brand new jewellery, in addition to being biographies of the aesthetic and cultural richness of African American sound - an expressive force that never stops pulsing.

Another vast, incredibly stimulating yet little-known catalogue is that of Black Saint / Soul Note, an Italian ‘double’ label based in Milan. Starting in the 1970s, by the 1980s, it had established itself as one of the most important imprints for international jazz. Virtually all of the brightest names in creative jazz or the ‘avant-garde’ of the era, left important artefacts: prominent Americans on the label included Anthony Braxton, Max Roach, Archie Shepp, Don Cherry, David Murray, Roscoe Mitchell and Sun Ra. It also gathered innovative Europeans such as Enrico Rava, Misha Mengelberg, Giorgio Gaslini… to mention just a few. Today these musicians are considered some of the greats of African American music, but in the mid-1970s they found it difficult, sometimes almost impossible, to release their music in the United States. While American imprints seemed more interested in fusion music, and club and festival networks turned out to be increasingly competitive, the old world of continental Europe not only acclaimed these musicians as artists but welcomed them, with full honours, to its festivals and concerts halls.

Jazz players of that generation frequently spent time in Europe, including Italy, a situation that offered them opportunities to record live performances and to release sessions that were ignored in the US. Founded in 1975 by Giacomo Pellicciotti and Giacomo Battistella – who owned the shop of the same name which was Milan’s high temple of jazz until 2008 – Black Saint later found an open and perceptive producer in Giovanni Bonandrini. Next to the more experimental Black Saint, the ‘twin’ label Soul Note was less cutting-edge, though the boundaries were never rigid (which is why we’re choosing to treat them as a sort of double label).

Via Polygram's international distribution, Bonandrini found the key to getting the records out of their niche, so much so that, starting in 1984, they won the prestigious DownBeat Jazz Award for Best Label for six years in a row and conquered the American market. Among the hundreds of records released – and still available, even though the catalogue is now owned by CAM Jazz – there are many masterpieces, and just as many supposedly minor records that demonstrate the possibilities of sound, of rhythm, inspiring listening, remix, and endless sampling. In two volumes, the first dedicated to the Soul Note catalogue and the second focusing on Black Saint, Khalab's selection illustrates not only his dystopian and Afrocentric sensibility, the music he has chosen renews, in unexpected ways, his connection with the present. In this first volume, we find moments of ecstasy (the serene The Earth Spins Faster Than Words by percussionist Adam Rudolph or the urgent Aladdin's Carpet by the Beaver Harris group), irresistible percussive webs (Tony Scott from Spirits Return, Andrew Cyrille's tribute to Art Blakey, Danny Richmond's solo or George Russell's Afro-Cuban sparks from the Big Band), fiery solos (from Hamiet Bluiett's baritone to Max Roach's quartet), poetic awareness (Paul Motian’s quintet with Frisell), and magical ritual lyricism (Billy Bang or Antonello Salis with Nanà Vasconcelos). Khalab's Black Saint / Soul Note universe (which also draws on some work from the 1990s, when the label was going through a less vital period, but without losing its vision) is a colourful one, dotted with rhythmic galaxies in constant motion. It is a true feast for the ears and a bewitching siren for the most curious and seasoned diggers.
Flock - Flock
Flock
Flock
2LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Strut)
28,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Flock is a brand new collaboration between five leading musicians from London's open-minded jazz and experimental scenes: Bex Burch (Vula Viel), Sarathy Korwar, Dan "Danalogue" Leavers (Soccer96, The Comet Is Coming), Al MacSween (Maisha) and Tamar Osborn (Collocutor).
Gerald Wilson - Moment Of Truth Tone Poet Vinyl Edition
Freddie Hubbard - Breaking Point Tone Poet Vinyl Edition
Joyce - Feminina Feat. Mauricio Maestro Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
Joyce
Feminina Feat. Mauricio Maestro Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Far Out)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Record Store day exclusive. For the first time on vinyl! The fabled extended recording.... from the unreleased 1977 Natureza album produced, arranged, and conducted by Claus Ogerman.
Phil Ranelin - Vibes From The Tribe
Phil Ranelin
Vibes From The Tribe
LP | 1976 | US | Reissue (Now-Again)
32,99 €*
Release:1976 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Tribe co-founder’s masterpiece, lacquered directly from his master tapes in an all analog transfer by Bernie Grundman. The denitive reissue of this Spiritual Jazz album, one of the most sought after artifacts of the 1970s jazz underground. 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.
V.A. - Jazz Dispensary: Super Skunk Record Store Day 2022 Red Vinyl Edition
V.A.
Jazz Dispensary: Super Skunk Record Store Day 2022 Red Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | Original (Craft)
34,99 €*
Release:2022 / Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited to 3500 copies.

The latest in our ongoing RSD series of rare grooves and soulful Jazz from the Craft vaults. Red vinyl. Tracks released on various albums, most currently unavailable
Norah Jones - Come Away With Me 20th Anniversary Edition
Ian Simmonds - The Brunswick Variations
Ian Simmonds
The Brunswick Variations
12" | 2021 | EU | Original (Art Yard)
31,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Art Yard records presents a new album of poetic landscapes by Ian Simmonds with collaborations from Clemens Kynast [Germany], Fabian Schutze [Germany], Max Moore, Piano [uk] and Kenji Ikegami Bamboo Flute [Japan] All poems by Ian Simmonds. ArtYardLP3021 Limited edition of 500, 180g Vinyl. An All That`s Left production 2021. Recorded and mixed remotely during lockdown in 2020-21.
Chet Baker - Chet On Poetry
Chet Baker
Chet On Poetry
LP | 1989 | EU | Reissue (Mono Jazz)
27,99 €*
Release:1989 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Long time hard to find and long awaited reissue of Chet Baker’s last studio album. Lyrical, poignant, it shows Chet Baker at his best. Included the original version of Elvis Costello’s “Almost Blue”. Which has become an all-time classic masterpiece in Chet’s repertoire, also heard on the “Let’s Get lost” soundtrack. HQ re-matsering
Wendell Harrison - Farewell To The Welfare
Wendell Harrison
Farewell To The Welfare
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Now-Again)
31,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Tribe Records co-founder’s lost album, rumored to exist no more. Mastered from the original tapes and lacquered by Bernie Grundman. “As I thought about reecting on an aggregate of music for this album, I projected my attitude and spirit while living and working here, in Detroit, Michigan. We are earning and learning a new way of life, which explicitly tells us to become self-reliant in taking care of our families and each other. Government hand-outs are not an option for us.” -Wendell Harrison The first ever issue of this Spiritual Jazz album. 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.
Dorothy Ashby - Soft Winds: The Swinging Harp Of Dorothy Ashby Clear Vinyl Edition
Dorothy Ashby
Soft Winds: The Swinging Harp Of Dorothy Ashby Clear Vinyl Edition
LP | 1961 | EU | Reissue (Sowing)
17,99 €*
Release:1961 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited Clear Vinyl edition, 300 copies! Dorothy Ashby album from 1961 that also features female vibes player Terry Pollard. Comes with a version of The Skatalites 'Guns of Navarone' which is a pretty surreal listening experience. From the original liner notes: "Dorothy Ashby may not be the first jazz harpist (Caspar Reardon) or the first female jazz harpist (Adele Girard), but her good feeling for time and ability to construct melodic, guitar-like lines, mark her as the most accomplished modern jazz harpist (...) Accompanying her was another Detroit girl, Terry Pollard. Terry's main instrument is the piano and she is one of the best in the country, bar none. She is also a pretty fair country vibraharpist and in this set, Miss Pollard plays vibes exclusively. With them is still another Detroiter, Herman Wright, who like Miss Pollard has worked with Terry Gibbs and Yusef Lateef, and who also served as Miss Ashby's regular bassist. (...) Completing the quartet is Jimmy Cobb, drummer for the Miles Davis group. During the proceedings, Cobb travels between brushes and sticks without upsetting the equilibrium of this essentially quiet set. There is wide range of material presented here, from blues like Benny Goodman's title number, 'Soft Winds', and Miss Ashby's 'With Strings Attached', to movie themes such as 'Laura', 'Wild Is the Wind', and 'The Guns Of Navarone'. Then there are works by such superior writers of standards as Kurt Weill ('My Ship'); Gershwin ('The Man I Love' and 'Love Is Here To Stay')"
V.A. - DJ Muro presents Groove-Diggers Box
V.A.
DJ Muro presents Groove-Diggers Box
3x7" | 2022 | EU | Original (P-Vine)
54,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
P-vine is thrilled to present the limited box set from our most proud reissue series "Groove Diggers''. All tracks selected by DJ Muro, who is one of the most known DJ/producer and vinyl diggers in Japan, will be pressed on 7 inch format for the first time. Erik Tagg "Living Off The Love" is first time pressed on vinyl format though it has been included just in the Japanese edition CD as a bonus track. Funky soulful gem “Summer Love” by Prince Billy Mahdi Wright, and 2 beloved tracks from Billy Wooten's album "In This World (1979)" are also finally available as 7"ep. From<ULTIMATE TSG Survey> series, Spice and 1619 Bad Ass Band compiled with their finest tunes.
Herbie Mann Afro-Jazz Septet - African Suite
Herbie Mann Afro-Jazz Septet
African Suite
LP | 1959 | EU | Reissue (Life Goes On)
19,99 €*
Release:1959 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Impressive session led jointly by Herbie Mann and John Rae. On side A, the group incessantly shifts from soft vibes-and-flute jazz to percussion-heavy Afro-Cuban rhythms to classic "Blue-Note" hard bop. Side B is the African Suite, a percussive trip across the Sahara.

Personnel: Herbie Mann (flute, bass clarinet), Johnny Rae (vibes), Bob Corwin (piano), Jack Six (bass), Philly Joe Jones (drums on #1-3), Carlos Patato Valdés, Victor Pantoja (conga), José Mangual (bongo). Recorded in New York City, 1959
Jothan Callins & The Sounds Of Togetherness - Winds Of Change
Jothan Callins & The Sounds Of Togetherness
Winds Of Change
LP | 1975 | EU | Reissue (Mad About)
25,99 €*
Release:1975 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Rare Spiritual Jazz Funk masterpiece reissued for the first time ever worldwide with the original 4 page booklet. Jothan Callins had played with Olatunji in the late 1960s, he both joined the Sun Ra Arkestra and founded his own Sound of Togetherness. The incarnation of the band featured on this 1975 New York recording includes Cecil McBee, Norman Connors, Joseph Bonner and Roland Duval. “Winds of Change” is generally compared to the Strata East style of Jazz. Under exclusive license from Amadi Aziliwe.
Feed LA - Cihangir / Feed Lala
Feed LA
Cihangir / Feed Lala
7" | 2022 | EU | Original
9,89 €* 10,99 € -10%
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
From the famed German Funk outfit, Poets of Rhythm, Future Jazz group Faruk Green and studio magician, multi-instrumentalist and Jamie Lidell collaborator, Daniel Raymond Gahn, Feed LA was born.
“Cihangir” with its Jazzanova style drumming and perfectly warm vintage Rhodes keys can play 6 times before you’re ready to move on. The flip side is an amalgamation of hefty funk drumming, inspired breakdowns and fuzzed out freeform flourishes that are quickly becoming a signature sound of this Munich & Berlin based Quartet. Hand stamped by Michael "Treetop" Voss.

The Players:
Michael “Treetop” Voss
Jeff Ozdemir
Daniel Raymond Gahn
Özgür Bayraktar
Piero Umiliani - Paesaggi
Piero Umiliani
Paesaggi
LP | 1980 | EU | Reissue (Four Flies)
27,99 €*
Release:1980 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Four Flies Records is proud to present the first reissue of Piero Umiliani’s Paesaggi – a record that, despite remaining for many years pretty obscure compared to other titles in the maestro’s discography, is now regarded by collectors and experts as the gold standard in Italian library music. By using a multitude of instruments, such as flute, vibraphone, harpsichord, sitar, gong and others, it brings together a variety of arrangements, styles, and genres spanning from bossa nova to jazz, easy listening to psychedelic, Latin, exotica, and many more.
Chisato Yamada - Suite Nihonkai Black Vinyl Edition
Chisato Yamada - Suite Nihonkai HHV Exclusive Transparent Red Vinyl Edition
Chisato Yamada
Suite Nihonkai HHV Exclusive Transparent Red Vinyl Edition
LP | 1981 | EU | Reissue (Cinedelic)
29,99 €*
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Limited edtion of 200 copies on transparent red vinyl. Onyl available at HHV.

From the meeting of the legendary Tsugaru Jamisen Maestro Chisato Yamada with volcanic mind of the composer Tasheshi Terauchi and his Oriental Fantastic Orchestra, a collaboration and a unique record, a conceptual work, is born in which innovative songs transcend the boundaries of traditional music by mixing modernity, rural and electronic atmospheres, local arias and contemporary music.
A record with strongly evocative and cinematic sounds.
Comes with OBI and a two-panel fold out sheet with original liner notes of the time translated in English that explains in an exhaustive way the inspirations from tradition and popular music and the very accurate digital recording techniques of the time that make it a record sought after by audiophiles looking for sounds unedited in the Western tradition.
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane (Acoustic Sounds)
Hiroshi Suzuki - Masahiko Togashi Quintet - Variation
Hiroshi Suzuki - Masahiko Togashi Quintet
Variation
LP | 1967 | EU | Reissue (Future Shock)
18,99 €*
Release:1967 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Essential jazz album among the influences of the future-jazz quartet Sleep Walker by trombonist Hiroshi Suzuki. "Variation" is a joint project including the legendary jazz drummer Masahiko Togashi featurig pianist Yuji Ohno, saxophonist Jun Suzuki and trumpeter Tetsuo Fushimi. Masahiko Togashi was a major figure alongside Masahiko Sato, Masayuki Takayanagi and Yosuke Yamashita in the blooming of free jazz in Japan in the late sixties whose "Variation" is one of the iconic masterpiece.
William S. Fischer - Akelarre Sorta
William S. Fischer
Akelarre Sorta
LP | 1972 | EU | Reissue (Elkar)
23,99 €*
Release:1972 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Pello Joxepe is in the bar, but this time he's moving his hips to the sound of Curtis Mayfield's Superfly funk-soul groove. These are the kind of psychedelic visions created by this esoteric "Akelarre Sorta", an unparalleled gem. The African-American saxophonist, pianist and composer William S. Fischer, who worked in the 1950s with stars of the stature of Ray Charles, Muddy Waters, Joe Zawinul and Roberta Flack, in 1972 made an album of catchy, funky versions of popular tunes. And that's it, as simple as it is mysterious and surprising. Little more has ever been known about this recording or about the reasons behind William's visit to the Basque Country. So here it is, ready to attract a new audience to join the cult following it has gradually built up over nearly 50 years.
Andrew Hill - Grass Roots
Moor Mother - Fetish Bones Clear Vinyl Edition
Moor Mother
Fetish Bones Clear Vinyl Edition
LP | 2021 | US | Original (Don Giovanni)
27,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Fetish Bones is the Don Giovanni Records debut of Philadelphia-based musician, artist, and activist, Camae, who performs under the name Moor Mother. The album features 13 songs conceived and recorded in Camae's home studio using a variety of machines, field recordings, and analog noisemakers. The music is often harsh and strange, projecting both the visceral anger of punk and the expansive improvisatory spirit of Sun Ra. It's an album intended as a form of protest and also as form of time travel -- a collection of sounds that are events themselves, telling stories rich in history about the journey that brings us to today and the future we are creating. Fetish Bones is not an album meant to help you forget. It is made so that you will remember the injustices that we bear witness to and participate in.
Malik Alston - Malik Alston Presents Painted Pictures: Air
Malik Alston
Malik Alston Presents Painted Pictures: Air
LP | 2021 | Original (The Jazz Diaries)
22,79 €* 23,99 € -5%
Release:2021 / Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Following a prosperous career in music and poetry, Detroit-based musician and performer Malik Alston readies his vibrant album 'Malik Alston Presents Painted Pictures: Air' set for release via The Jazz Diaries. The album is a spirited celebration between jazz virtuosity and Motor City house music, showcasing Alston's roots in Jazz, Gospel, Soul and Dance Music.
Freeez - Keep In Touch (Pinky 1)
Freeez
Keep In Touch (Pinky 1)
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.
Sons Of Kemet - African Cosmology Black Friday Record Store Day 2021 Edition
Sons Of Kemet
African Cosmology Black Friday Record Store Day 2021 Edition
12" | 2021 | EU | Original (Impulse)
15,18 €* 15,99 € -5%
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
This Record Store Day Black Friday exclusive features two never-before-heard b-sides hailed from the same sessions as the globally acclaimed new Sons of Kemet record “Black To The Future”. / “Myth Science” showcases Kemet at their most realized, a rich arrangement coupled with driving, inter-woven percussions and lyrical horn playing. / “Rites of Passage” is an 11 minute exploratory, contemplative composition led by Shabaka Hutchings’ colorful melodies
Picture Music - Picture Music
Picture Music
Picture Music
2LP | 1987 | EU | Reissue (Left Ear)
33,99 €*
Release:1987 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
Concocted in a share house in the South of Brisbane in the mid-80s, a small collective of well-acquainted musicians including Jon Anderson, Rainer Guth, Gary McFeat & Rod Owen gathered to compose film soundtracks, music for pictures, therefore ‘Picture Music’. To this end, a ‘spec’ tape of Picture Music recordings would be produced to give to potential clients and or sold to local stores. A distinct album comprising a collection of ambient, minimal-jazz and experimental music. If there is a red thread running through the Picture Music album, it is its "late night" ambience. The wrath of the sub-tropical summer heat of Brisbane is not kind on electronic equipment, which would crash regularly by day. So, all recording was done in the relative cool of the late evening, in a room only dimly lit by lamp and candle. The Picture Music collective would make music and party all through the night, departing around sunrise. They would sleep through the heat of the day, only to return in the evening for more of the same. This 2021 reissue of their self-titled 1987 cassette, was taken from the original master tapes and remains an evocative representation of the music that resulted from the late-night, dimly-lit, atmospheric-enabled environment, that sparked the creativity of a group of like-minded friends in a tiny corner of Brisbane. Dedicated to the memory Rainer Guth.
Theon Cross - Intra-I
Theon Cross
Intra-I
LP | 2021 | UK | Original (Marathon Artists / New Soil)
21,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Theon Cross is a London based tuba player and composer with a unique sound that makes him an increasingly sought after collaborator - having recently worked with Kano Stormzy Joy Crookes to name a few. His new album Intra-I (meaning ‘Within Self’) syntheses the diversity of his musical art and experience to deliver an essential message to a world gripped by tribulation. Across ten sonically divergent and bass-rich tracks Intra-I explores themes of self-reliance origins identity and more. An exploratory and upful celebration of Afro-Diaspora Music the album features songs that examine self-development the importance of history and heritage and the strength in adversity shown by the first generations of post-war Caribbean immigrants to the UK.
Portico Quartet - Monument Black Vinyl Edition
Portico Quartet
Monument Black Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2021 | UK | Original (Gondwana)
28,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Portico Quartet announce Monument, the electronic driven follow-up to their acclaimed ambient-minimalist suite Terrain, presenting the band at their most direct

It's rare that a band releases two albums within six months of each other, rarer too that while both are so different, they are both as epochal in terms of the band's output as Terrain and Monument are to Portico Quartet. The irony is that Monument, a stripped-back, intentionally direct album, was the album that the band set out to write in May 2020, before the dream like long-form Terrain came into focus. Briefly they were two halves of the same record, but the band ended up developing these two distinct bodies of work concurrently. And although they were written side-by-side and recorded at the same sessions, they are records best understood as distinct from each other, each with opposing ideas and forms.

Monument is one of Portico Quartet's most accessible, direct records to date. If Terrain addressed the darker side of how Duncan Bellamy and Jack Wyllie made sense of the pandemic, then Monument resonates as an ode to better times. If not quite a dance record, it nonetheless pulses with an energy, radiance and a scalpel sharp focus. Jack Wyllie explains: "It's possibly our most direct album to date. It's melodic, structured and there's an economy to it that is very efficient. There's not much searching or wastage within the music itself, it is all finalised ideas, precisely sculpted and presented as a polished artefact."

Bellamy expands "Monument sits somewhere between our albums Portico Quartet and Art in the Age of Automation. It has perhaps a more overtly electronic edge to its sound – there are more synthesisers and electronic elements than we have used before and the music is often streamlined and rhythmic".

After the ethereal, stage-setting of Opening, the album kicks into overdrive with Impressions, a short energetic track that pairs a club influenced groove with hang drum and close, delicate saxophone. It's the balance between these elements that push and pull the track through a selection of melodic and rhythmic re-configurations, contrasting human touch with a machine-like focus. Ultraviolet is a kaleidoscopic, krautrock inspired track with a haunting introduction and an insistent pulse. The wistful Ever Present builds from a simple piano refrain; a nostalgic melody line floats over the top as drums and bass groove insistently underneath, before reaching a euphoric peak. The title track Monument builds around a looping vocal sample, drums and an enigmatic melody, the ending giving way to a gauzy, weaving synth line. The power here is in its economy and luminosity. AOE flips back and forth, like a dial that's been switched. Mining the tension between a pastoral inflected cello and saxophone melody, with an abrupt shift to jilted live drums, wailing delayed saxophone and a flickering synth line. Warm Data comes straight from the same Portico Quartet tradition as older tracks like Current History and Laker-Boo. It's a marriage of instrumental minimalism with drum machines and synths. Finally, the album closes with On The Light, a track that transmits a sense of suspense and freedom, driven by the twitching drums of Bellamy and evocative sax of Wyllie. It offers the perfect bitter-sweet and evocative ending to Portico Quartet's latest Monument.
Ornette Coleman Double Quartet, The - Free Jazz
Ornette Coleman Double Quartet, The
Free Jazz
LP | 1961 | EU | Reissue (Speakers Corner)
35,99 €*
Release:1961 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The term 'free jazz' was already in existence – but it had a quite different meaning, namely jazz without paying for an entrance ticket. The album "Free Jazz", however, was intended to lend its name to a quite different style of jazz. 'Free' playing – now this meant that no one was bound to conventions, you could let your imagination run loose. Free jazz gave one the chance to find new rules for every new composition. And it was to be the greatest boost to innovation in the world of jazz. Ornette Coleman’s album from December 1960 stands at the beginning of the free jazz era like a massive portal. Coleman thought big: he brought two quartets into the studio at the same time, both with two wind instruments and no piano, and let them play together for 36 minutes without a break – a collective improvisation. There aren’t any precise themes, although short, fanfare-like motifs do exist in which the winds come together. A continuous dense rhythmic beat underlies the music almost throughout – and the pulse is felt rather than heard. One musician after the other comes into the foreground to improvise, almost like at a jam session. First Coleman, then Dolphy, then the two trumpeters. The other winds, however, never remain silent, then make comments and support one another continually – the energy level is immense the whole time (it was cold in the studio ...). Only when it is the turn of the bass and drum players do the winds remain silent for about eleven minutes. This album is not only a historic caesura, but a truly great experience over and over again.

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: December 1961 in A&R Studios, New York City, by Tom Dowd Production: Nesuhi Ertegun
Petter Eldh - Projekt Drums Volume 1
Raul Monsalve Y Los Forajidos - Bocon Feat. Luzmira Zerpa Orestes Gomez Remix
Raul Monsalve Y Los Forajidos
Bocon Feat. Luzmira Zerpa Orestes Gomez Remix
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Olindo)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
We are excited to welcome Orestes Gomez to the Olindo ranks with his sublime remix for Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos "Bocón", featuring the distinctive vocals of Luzmira Zerpa, fusing neo soul, jazz and Venezuelan drums.
Frank Sinatra - In The Wee Small Hours Doublemint Vinyl Edition
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Caravan Transparent Sea Blue Vinyl Edition
Jon Batiste - WE ARE
Dexter Gordon - Go!
Duval Timothy - Help!! Milky Clear Vinyl Edition
Duval Timothy
Help!! Milky Clear Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2020 | EU | Reissue (Carrying Colour)
30,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Released in August 2020 to much acclaim, as well as receiving many accolades as one of the best albums of 2020, Duval Timothy present Help (2021 edition).

This new and limited edition will be released independently by Duval Timothy’s Carrying Colour label, fashion brand and shop. It comes on 2 x 140g milky clear vinyl, with new 2 x 12" square posters and shrink-wrapped.

Help was recorded in London and Los Angeles, and reveals the artists' experience traversing the meshes of the music industry, mental health, YouTube self-help videos, and the healing he discovered through friendship and collaboration. Co-produced by Rodaidh McDonald (King Krule, The XX) and Marta Salogni (Bjork), with collaborations from Lil Silva, Melanie Faye, Vegyn, Desta Haile, Mr Mitch, Dave Okumo, and Twin Shadow amongst others.

Duval Timothy is a multidisciplinary artist, whose practise is centred around colour and involves the use of music, photography, textiles, painting, sculpture, design, cooking and video. In between delivering a celebrated cookbook for Penguin Books, and an interactive installation at Tate Modern Turbine Hall, Duval makes music, which is sampled by the likes of Solange and Loyle Carner and collaborates frequetly with cktrl, Vegyn, Kwes, and Mr Mitch.
Banda Maje - Fornelesse / Bianco Rosso E Verdone (Titoli)
Banda Maje
Fornelesse / Bianco Rosso E Verdone (Titoli)
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Four Flies)
11,39 €* 11,99 € -5%
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Banda Maje is a collective from the historic district of Salerno, Southern Italy, whose members, a bit like the lively port city they are from, exist at the crossroads between Italian melodies and imported genres like funk, soul, and disco. With a strong cinematic feel and an infectious funk groove, their first single Fornellesse transports you to a version of Salerno that combines local tradition and 70s pop and film culture.
Betty Lou Landreth - Betty Lou HHV Exclusive Transparent Red Vinyl Edition
Betty Lou Landreth
Betty Lou HHV Exclusive Transparent Red Vinyl Edition
2LP | 1979 | UK | Reissue (Backatcha)
26,99 €*
Release:1979 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Limited to 300 copies. HHV Exclusive. Officially licensed. Reissue on two discs.

Originally released in 1979, Betty Lou Landreth's Betty Lou has been expanded to a 15-song double album featuring the original studio recordings along with bonus material, alternative takes, and extensive liner notes from Joel Palmer, the producer of this Motor City holy grail.

Recorded in Detroit and produced and released by Detroit-born jazz historian Joel Palmer on his YaYa label, the album features many veterans and esteemed Detroit and New Orleans Jazzmen. Alongside Joel, producer and arranger Charlie Gabriel recruited some of the city’s top fellow musicians for the session, including his longtime friend and housemate, trumpeter Marcus Belgrave, drummer J.C. Heard, Motown's Funk Brothers, keys player Emmanuel Riggins, bassist Hubie Crawford, violinist Travis Biggs, the Body sisters and many more.

"Honestly, there were never any commercial expectations or aspirations for the album. We just got together to cook up a gumbo. Detroit, New Orleans, funk, jazz, torch, country and some great, great musicians to bring the flavors together. Our only intent was to create the best work of music possible; one which would allow Betty Lou Landreth to display her extraordinary vocal skills, and that we did. The reissue serves as a monument to all of those who all those long years ago contributed their special magic to creating a unique musical work which has endured the test of time.” (Joel Palmer, 2021).
Steve Reid - Nova Red Vinyl Edition
Steve Reid
Nova Red Vinyl Edition
LP | 1974 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
27,99 €*
Release:1974 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Soul Jazz Records are re-releasing the debut album from the legendary Steve Reid. As a radical jazz artist, Steve Reid played with an extraordinary group of artists - Miles Davis, Sun Ra, Fela Kuti, James Brown, Ornette Coleman, Lester Bowie and many more. He began his career as a teenager in the 1960s as a drummer at Motown. Reid was born in the South Bronx, and grew up in Queens, New York, three blocks away from John Coltrane. In 1969, Reid refused to enlist to the Vietnam war and was arrested as a conscientious objector and given a four-year prison sentence. On his release in 1974, he formed the Legendary Master Brotherhood and the independent record label, Mustevic Sound, to release his debut LP Nova. At the start of the 21st century, Steve Reid began a successful collaboration with Kieran Hebden (Fourtet), who Reid referred to as his 'musical soul mate', resulting in a number of joint albums. Steve Reid died in New York in 2010. Subsequently the Steve Reid Foundation was set up in his name, to help aspiring musicians and artists. "A truly phenomenal artist." Gilles Peterson "Steve Reid is one of the greatest drummers. He is a musical genius." Kieran Hebden (Fourtet)
Triosk Meets Jan Jelinek - 1+3+1
Triosk Meets Jan Jelinek
1+3+1
LP | 2003 | EU | Reissue (Faitiche)
18,99 €*
Release:2003 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance
A long-lost vinyl album is back in stock: for the last 18 years, 1+3+1 by Triosk meets Jan Jelinek, originally released in 2003 on ~scape, existed only as a digital download. Now the remastered album is available again on vinyl.

What the press said about 1+3+1 back in 2003:

“Hence the album's titled 1+3+1 – it’s a reference to how it was made. Jan Jelinek sent us stuff, then we did stuff, then he added the final touches. He did a little bit more editing and production and mixed and mastered it in Berlin.” Interview Laurence Pike, Jazzgroove

“1+3+1 is not minimalist jazz; it is loop-based jazz, influenced and produced by a minimalist composer, and then given to a jazz trio with post-rock tendencies.” Pitchfork

“On Theme from Trioskinek, a jaunty, up-tempo tune not unlike the Charlie Brown theme is dragged down by Jelinek’s compressed sound effects, giving the impression of a runner training underwater, straining for grace with every step. If electric jazz had its Bitches Brew, it’s only fitting that someone, someday, would give us Glitches Brew.” SFWeekly

“Triosk play as if they wanted to take Jelinek’s samples back to the jazz of the late sixties and early seventies.” TAZ Tageszeitung

“This music is a fascinating exploration of the shadowground between acoustic jazz and studio processing. It picks up a particular dialogue about improvised performance and postproduction initiated in the 1970s by Teo Macero and Miles Davis.” Jazzwise Magazine
V.A. - Color De Trópico Volume 2
V.A.
Color De Trópico Volume 2
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (El Palmas Music)
22,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
El Palmas and El Dragón Criollo once again leave their skin immersing themselves in the musical archives of the” Venezuelan Saudi ”, today almost buried in oblivion, for the defense of prodigious works whose brilliance did not have time to be fully assimilated in the middle from the hectic pace of the city. This is the second installment of Color de Trópico, they do it with the same acuity that already characterizes them to provide us with even more incredible music, that which shows us the nuances and musical needs that were generated in the social folds of a Venezuelan society in full oil economic boom. In addition to the search for that Holy Grail of "one's own identity" in the midst of the international explosion of musical trends, the need arises to express the consequences that the urban explosion and unbridled growth had on society. Color de Trópico Vol. 2 confronts us with a new expressive rebellion, that of the new heterogeneity, the diversity of the new social organization and the struggle for survival. New styles raise their voices, in the face of all this urban complexity we already know that traditional genres, far from reacting passively, returned to the charge of cumbia, joropo, merengue coexisting against rock and roll, but this rock and roll opened the doors and it evolved with them in the form of rock (just), pop, soul, jazz, highly sophisticated funk. But, as we can see in Color de Trópico Vol 2, the influence of Caribbean modernity also stomped on with new rhythms such as ska, rocksteady, reggae, originating in Jamaica and represented in Venezuela by the group of brilliant good vibes such as Las Cuatro Monedas and its theme “Buena Suerte.” Salsa also arrives, still grown only in New York, San Juan and Cali but which now extends to Caracas and of which the tasty “María La Bella” by Nelson y sus Estrellas stands out. The mixture is the reality of the social network of the city, chaotic, dynamic, incessant, recipient of massive migrations from all parts of the country, mainly from rural areas to the capital, but also from Colombia, the Caribbean, Europe, everything to a speed faster than it could have the ability to be assimilated. It is the one in which Venezuelan middle class also begins to make his trips to the United States habitual. This context cried out for more music to ease the tensions between so many influences, here it is groups like the psychedelics of Grupo Almendra that add Latin percussion to their rock band flirting with trends such as disco music or even samba in "Tutti Frutti" or the powerful brass section of the reference jazz band in Venezuela, such as La Retreta Mayor, with its funky jazz “Líquido Elemento”, a spectacular vision of a Caracas that never sleeps between textures of saxophones and trumpets in its wide avenues. We can almost place ourselves in the hedonism and luxury that the capacity for waste made of the capital a cosmopolitan society open to cultural, musical and social multiplicity where thousands of planes coexisted, intertwining (and also colliding) without there being a way to solve future ones. When it comes to encompassing a corpus as complex as the music of such a dynamic country, a special subtlety is required, which is why El Palmas and El Dragón criollo have wanted to leave their skin in the choice of this album, synthesizing their own vital experience ( Venezuela and Colombia), his travels over the years collecting hundreds of records that today are priceless jewels and almost impossible to get if you don't go deep into the guts of Caracas. They show us in Color de Trópico Vol 2 the versatility that musical groups usually have in Venezuela, in which the sophistication and vision that they already had at this very important moment continues to surprise us. In the face of social aggressiveness, the avid heart for music appears, ready to collect the soundtrack of the cosmopolis that, along with politics, was breathed in everyday life, a space for enjoyment, raw, sensual, open, uninhibited, where all planes merge into one, as well as couples under the dim lights of the nightclubs that multiplied throughout the city, or in ambitious and massive concerts, or even, in sports games such as baseball, that although they come from outside, inspired in the color of their own they also unleash love.
Jakob Bro / Arve Henriksen /Jorge Rossy - Uma Elmo
Gianni Brezzo - The Awakening
Gianni Brezzo
The Awakening
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Jakarta)
16,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Gianni Brezzo - the Jazz affiliated band/studio project, headed by Cologne-based producer, multi-instrumentalist and musical mastermind Marvin Horsch - hereby presents the Jakarta Records debut "The Awakening"; a record not only showcasing Brezzo’s versatile but clearly jazz focused approach and style but also displaying Horsch’s pure talent as a musician and a songwriter whilst perfectly delivering that very own, deeply wonderful melancholy and moody jazz vibes.
Jahari Massamba Unit - Pardon My French Black Friday Record Store Day 2020 Edition
Jahari Massamba Unit
Pardon My French Black Friday Record Store Day 2020 Edition
LP | 2020 | US | Original (Madlib Invazion)
26,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Black Friday Record Store Day 2020 Release.
RSD First. Limitation: 2000 copies.

The Jahari Massamba Unit features Madlib on all instrumentation with the exception of drums, which are laid down by Karriem Riggins. Like Madlib, Riggins is well-versed in both the worlds of Jazz and Hip Hop. Musically, Madlib’s label says “we would call the project Spiritual Jazz, but jazz great Phil Ranelin told us to call it Black Classical Music, so that’s what we’re going with.”

This is an album put together by students of jazz in its myriad and historic corms who are also proponents of jazz’s future. The resulting recording reflects a lifetime of record collecting, musical study, woodshedding, and a reverential respect for one another’s craft. Regardless of categorization this is an exciting an all new entry in Madlib’s Yesterdays New Quintet canon of difficult-to-categorize music.

Pardon My French debuts on RSD Black Friday in an exclusive colored vinyl pressing.
Art Pepper - The Return Of Art Pepper
Art Pepper
The Return Of Art Pepper
LP | 1956 | EU | Reissue (Jazz Workshop)
23,99 €*
Release:1956 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Originally recorded for Herb Kimmel's Jazz West label in August 1956. These were titled The Return of Art Pepper, since they were recorded shortly after he completed a jail sentence in 1956. As a result, Pepper's chops are a little rusty, but you can hear that he still has a passion for playing, and he does improve over the course of these tracks. For serious Pepper fans, it's worth a listen." Scott Yanow -All Music Guide
Mabumi Yamaguchi Quartet - Leeward
Mabumi Yamaguchi Quartet
Leeward
LP | 2020 | Original (Le Très Jazz Club)
24,99 €*
Release:2020 / Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Leeward, released in 1978 on Union record, is the second album by tenor and soprano saxophonist Mabumi Yamaguchi. Already in quartet formation for his previous album, "After The Rain", released two years earlier, Mabumi Yamaguchi changes musicians here to surround himself with Ikuo Sakurai on bass, Hideo Sekine on drums and Ichiro Doi on piano and electric piano.

Leeward opens with "Dawn" a long and slow piece led by a Fender Rhodes played in flanger mode, on which Mabumi Yamaguchi expresses a certain melancholy, which we also find on “Dewdrop”, a duet piece with Ichiro Doi at the piano. The rhythm picks up on "Distant thunder", a kind of jazz-funk samba in which Mabumi Yamaguchi lets each of his musicians take a long chorus before ending by taking up the haunting theme of this superb piece. The beautiful "Leeward" closes the album in a slightly more traditional but equally mastered style. It is not known if the cover of this album contributed to its lack of success when it was released, but it is almost impossible today to find an original pressing of this record. A reissue was therefore more than necessary !
Le Commandant Couche-Tot - Le Commandant Couche-Tot Et Son Magnifique Orchestre De Claviers
Le Commandant Couche-Tot
Le Commandant Couche-Tot Et Son Magnifique Orchestre De Claviers
12" | 2020 | EU | Original (BMM)
11,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance, Soundtracks
This is the true story of Le Commandant Couche-Tôt and his discovery of a mysterious island and its people

1. Le Chevalier Du Zodiac Le Commandant sails the high seas, in search of an island which legends say is inhabited by giants…

2. L’Île Mystérieuse (Interlude) An island floats on the horizon, hosting silhouettes of gigantic stone sculptures. What could they be?

3. Bise Mort Gun Captured by the Rapa Nui, the island’s people, Le Commandant is about to be put to death by the island’s priestess in a celebration coinciding with the full moon.

4. S.O.S. (feat. General Elektriks) Exhausted and tied down, Le Commandant still manages to send a distress signal…

5. La Vénus De 1000 Hommes Reassured by the true intentions of Le Commandant, the priestess of the island finally gives herself to him in a Moai field…

6. Le Chant Des Sirènes A chant that no mortal can seem to resist surrounds Le Commandant and forces him to leave the island and return to sea.
V.A. - Jazz In The City 01
Melody Gardot - Sunset In The Blue
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.
Makaya McCraven - Universal Beings E&F Sides HHV Exclusive Clear Vinyl Edition
Idris Ackamoor And The Pyramids - Shaman!
Idris Ackamoor And The Pyramids
Shaman!
2LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Strut)
25,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Influential jazz collective Idris Ackamoor and The Pyramids retu rn with an epic new opus, 'Shaman!', released on 7th August featuring a fresh line-up including original 1970s Pyramids member Dr. Margaux Simmons on flute, Bobby Cobb on guitar, longterm associate Sandra Poindexter on violin, Ruben Ramos on bass, Gioele Pagliaccia on drums and Jack Yglesias on percussion. The band transitions from the political and social commentaries of 2018's acclaimed 'An Angel Fell' into more introspective themes. "I wanted to use this album to touch on some of the issues that we all face as individuals in the inner space of our souls and our conscience," explains Ackamoor. "The album unfolds over four Acts with personal musical statements about love and loss, mort ality, the afterlife, family and salvation."
Ian Carr's Nucleus - Exit 1971
52nd Street - Look Into My Eyes / Express
52nd Street
Look Into My Eyes / Express
12" | 1982 | EU | Reissue (Be With)
13,99 €*
Release:1982 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
“Who put the dance into Factory Records?” Be With would like to refer you to FAC 59. Working with founding member Tony Henry, we’re honoured to present the reissue of 52nd Street’s crucial debut single “Look Into My Eyes”, backed with “Express”. Originally released on Factory Records in Summer 1982, this ultra-rare 12″ is a double-sider in the truest sense. Unrivalled Manchester jazz-funk-boogie-soul. Both “Look Into My Eyes” and “Express” came out of a five day recording session in the spring of 1982 at Revolution Studios in Cheadle Hulme, just outside Manchester.
Larry Young - Into Somethin'
Andrew Hill - Smoke Stack
Tadao Sawai,Kazue Sawai,Takeshi Inomata,Norio Maeda,Hozan Yamamoto - Jazz Rock
Tadao Sawai,Kazue Sawai,Takeshi Inomata,Norio Maeda,Hozan Yamamoto
Jazz Rock
LP | 1973 | EU | Reissue (Mr Bongo)
23,99 €*
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
They say you can't judge a book by its cover, and going by 'Jazz Rock', nor a record by its title. Though entering into jazz territory and featuring some distorted guitar, 'Jazz Rock' is more a beautiful marriage of funky breakbeat drumming and spiritual jazz instrumentation, combined with traditional Min'y music performed on the koto and shakuhachi.
Originally released in 1973, the record sounds simultaneously vintage and contemporary. It is akin to something Madlib might dream up whilst lost in Japan collaborating with Min'y players at a recording session. The record features some amazing shakuhachi (bamboo flute) playing by Hozan Yamamoto, which gives the music a haunting, dreamlike atmosphere. You can almost visualise the long grass blowing in the wind, and ear the bamboo rustling in the distance on a long hot summer's day. Takeshi Inomata, Tadao Sawai and Kazue Sawai anchor the session. Takeshi's exceptionally funky-drum work will almost certainly get some producers dusting off and firing up their MPC's. Whilst Kazue and Tadao work their magic on the koto (a traditional string instrument). Though certainly not an ambient record, 'Jazz-Rock' has the same meditative, other-worldly quality that invites you to sit back, listen and be transported somewhere else. Unfortunately, until now the 'Jazz Rock' album is a scarcity that commanded a high price-tag only for the most hardened of record collectors. So it is pleasure to make it accessible to all, and we hope you dig this lost, obscure future classic as much as we do.
Azymuth - Cascades
Alabaster DePlume - To Cy & Lee: Instrumentals Volume 1
Alabaster DePlume
To Cy & Lee: Instrumentals Volume 1
LP | 2020 | US | Original (International Anthem)
23,99 €*
Release:2020 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
He's a resident at the legendary London creative hub Total Refreshment Centre, a recording artist for the off-grid Scottish Hebridean island label Lost Map, and now the latest arrival into Chicago-based International Anthem's growing family of progressive musical explorationists.
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.”
Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else Blue Vinyl Edition
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Buhaina's Delight
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Buhaina's Delight
LP | 1963 | EU | Reissue (Blue Note)
22,99 €*
Release:1963 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The drum hero’s classic 1963 album
 Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, during November and December 1961
The Jazz Messengers’ 11th Blue Note album
Featuring the classic Messengers line-up of Freddie Hubbard (trumpet/flugelhorn), Wayne Shorter (tenor), Curtis Fuller (trombone), Cedar Walton (piano) and Jymie Merritt (bass)
Showcasing three classic Shorter compositions (‘Backstage Sally’, ‘Contemplation’, ‘Reincarnation Blues’) plus Fuller’s ‘Bu’s Delight’, Walton’s ‘Shaky Jake’ and a take on Henry Mancini’s ‘Moon River’
Produced by Blue Note co-founder Alfred Lion
Includes photography by BN co-founder Francis Wolff and liner notes by esteemed writer Leonard Feather
Kimiko Kasai with Herbie Hancock - Butterfly
Kimiko Kasai with Herbie Hancock
Butterfly
LP | 1979 | EU | Reissue (Be With)
29,99 €*
Release:1979 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
This is the 2020 repress. Due to its super-rare status as a Japan-only release, this exquisite collection of covers never got the recognition it deserved at the time, despite incredibly inspired performances from Kimiko, Herbie and the supremely talented musicians assembled for the project. From heavenly drummer Alphonse Mouzon and renowned organist Webster Lewis to bassist Paul Jackson, reedman Bennie Maupin and the master percussionist Bill Summers, the legendary performers crafted amazingly good vocal versions of Herbie / Headhunters jazz-funk.
Hareton Salvanini - Xavana, Uma Ilha Do Amor
Hareton Salvanini
Xavana, Uma Ilha Do Amor
LP | 1981 | EU | Reissue (Mad About)
24,99 €*
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Ultra-Rare Hareton Salvanini Soundtrack reissue for the first time Worldwide!
Rare Brazilian album of the obscure film "Xavana, Uma Ilha do Amor" mixture of Jazz and Bossa Nova and Psych. Hareton Salvanini creates a record full of groovy guitars, refine strings and delicate orchestral Sounds.
Polish film maker Zygmunt Sulistrowski pioneered the format of shooting low-budget soft porn on exotic locations. Brazilian arranger and writer Hareton Salvanini was commissioned to deliver this soundtrack. No wonder many consider him a lesser-known Arthur Verocai. Salvanini creates a record full of groovy guitars and percussions that could rival with the best of KPM or Chappell library LPs.
Alessandro Alessandroni - Spontaneous
Alessandro Alessandroni
Spontaneous
LP | 1974 | IT | Reissue (Four Flies)
27,99 €*
Release:1974 / IT – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Maybe the best Alessandroni’s album ever. A true holy-grail for any collector and worldwide music lover, which we can consider nowadays as the most sought-after record of the whole legendary RCA SP 10000 series, and as the rarest album from the king of Italian libraries.
Jazz, mellow-funk, downtempo breaks, and incredible rock blends, make this record a refined portrait of the 70’s American way of life, viewed through the fully Italian lens of Alessandroni’s sensitivity.
The magic around Spontaneous is that this album is not only beautiful and astonishing, but is certainly on of those amazing records to which time gives new life and freshness, making it sounds unbelievably contemporary.
After five years of exhausting research, and three years later the finding of the original master tapes of the album, finally Four Flies can give a light to this obscure and fascinating mystery, rescuing it from the darkness. It’s not just another piece of Alessandroni’s legacy that is finally put back in the right place. This should be considered as the definitive act to re-estabilsh Alessandroni's leadership into the library music scene, and beyond.
Available again from July 19, coming in 180gr black vinyl, housed in a hard tip-on sleeve cover.
Limited Edition 500 copies
Johnny Griffin - Introducing
Phil Ranelin - The Time Is Now
Phil Ranelin
The Time Is Now
LP | 1974 | UK | Reissue (Pure Pleasure)
28,99 €*
Release:1974 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Phil Ranelin's first record as a leader is worlds away from his later 1976 offering, "Vibes From the Tribe". "The Time Is Now" is a vanguard jazz record, full of the spirit, determination, and innovation inspired by John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy, Cecil Taylor, Pharoah Sanders, and Archie Shepp. Recorded in 1973 and 1974 and released at the end of 1974, the set shows Ranelin to be an imposing composer and frightfully good trombonist. The original album contained six compositions that are a deep musical brew of avant-garde improvisation, hard bop jazz esthetics, and soulful melodic ideas that were superimposed as a jump off point for both harmonic and rhythmic (read: Latin) invention. The stamp of Detroit is all over this thing. Tracks like the title and "Black Destiny" reflect the anger and vision of the era, while moving it all in a positive musical direction. Soloists on the set include the rest of the Tribe collective -- Marcus Belgrave and Wendell Harrison -- as well as local players who deserved far more than they received in terms of national recognitions: bassist Reggie 'Shoo-Be Doo' Fields, trumpeter Charles Moore, pianist Keith Vreeland, drummer Bill Turner, and others including Ranelin himself. The arrangements on "The Time Is Now" were ahead of their time, clustering a rhythm section as part of the horn's front line ("13th and Senate" and the title track) and a stylistic angularity that reflected both musical history and futurism in jazz and R&B ("Time Is Running Out" and "Times Gone By"). "The Time Is Now" is a must for any vanguard jazz aficionado or anyone interested in the strange, rhythm-oriented evolution of Detroit music.
Jamaican Jazz Orchestra - Ah Beh Bah / Big Belly Blues
Jamaican Jazz Orchestra
Ah Beh Bah / Big Belly Blues
7" | 2018 | EU | Original (Zephyrus)
8,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Belgian guitarist and composer Wouter Rosseel’s love for Django Reinhardt, Sonny Rollins and swing jazz on one hand and reggae, rocksteady and ska on the other, has moved him to create Jamaican Jazz Orchestra.With ingenious compositions that enter fluidly, Wouter has succeeded in finding the sweet spot where jazz and Jamaica meet, once in a while sidestepping to afrobeat and nyahbinghi.
Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh - Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh
Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh
Lee Konitz With Warne Marsh
LP | 1955 | EU | Reissue (Speakers Corner)
35,99 €*
Release:1955 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
What a great rhythm group! A dream comes true: Oscar Pettiford and Kenny Clarke – and then Billy Bauer on the guitar and alternately Ronnie Ball (UK) or Sal Mosca (USA) on the piano. No wonder that things really take off when these masters of improvisation from the Lennie Tristano school get going.
In June 1955, in the Atlantic studio, standards provided the starting base for the long and wonderfully sophisticated improvisations by Lee Konitz and Wayne Marsh, who were at that time pupils of the great Chicago maestro. Although the numbers are declared as own compositions, such as "Background Music" and "Ronnie’s Line", they are actually none other than adaptations of "All Of Me" or "That Old Feeling" – but at the very highest level. Lee Konitz always called this 'The Twelfth Step'. The repertoire is enriched by seldom-heard compositions by the great Oscar Pettiford. 'Time-keeping' – a neologism of prime importance for jazz musicians – is the most important element in "Donna Lee" and "There Will Never Be Another You" – and there is no better drummer for this music than Kenny 'Klook' Clarke, who lived in those days in the USA before moving to Paris in 1956 where there was no racial discrimination.
Of course, you can buy these recordings on various digital discs. But that can’t be compared to a superb black disc and a cover with lines notes by the famous Barry Ulanov.
Helge Schneider - Es Gibt Reis, Baby
Freddie Hubbard - Straight Life
Freddie Hubbard & Stanley Turrentien - In Concert
Tullio De Piscopo - Stop Bajon
Tullio De Piscopo
Stop Bajon
12" | 1983 | EU | Reissue (Best Record Italy)
16,99 €*
Release:1983 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Originally released in 1983 Stop Bajon (Primavera) became a favourite in Rimini Discotheques, Balearic Islands and even Chicago during the early house days. It was an anthem on what went on to become the Italo Disco movement. The vocal mix is still revered and played to this day by DJ's such as DJ Harvey at his Mercury Rising night at Pikes, Ibiza. This special limited edition release from Best Record Italy features for the first time the original acapellas (tracked down during tape restoration) plus the song Stadera that was available only on the first italian pressing and of course the original extended club vocal and instrumental.
Nina Simone - The Jazz Diva
Thelonious Monk - Criss-Cross
Matthew Halsall - On The Go
Matthew Halsall
On The Go
2LP | 2016 | UK | Original (Gondwana)
28,99 €*
Release:2016 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Re-mixed and re-mastered at Gondwana's home from home, 80 Hertz studios in Manchester and reissued here due to popular demand, ON THE GO appears here in an extended format that adds three new tracks alongside the original album and appears on vinyl for the first time.
GoGo Penguin - Man Made Object
Hank Mobley Sextet - Hank
Joe Pass - Intercontinental
Joe Pass
Intercontinental
LP | 1970 | EU | Reissue (Musik Produktion Schwarzwald)
24,99 €*
Release:1970 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Joe Pass (born Joseph Passalaqua) knew how to conjoin melody and chords. Moreover, he brought the walking bass line into the jazz guitar repertoire, as heard in his duo performances with Ella Fitzgerald. Deftly accompanied by German bass virtuoso Eberhard Weber and English drummer Kenny Clare, the music runs the gamut of genres – a meditative Jobim bossa nova, a lusciously relaxed version of the jazz standard, “Stompin' at the Savoy”, a blues-drenched rendition of the Bobby Gentry pop classic, “Ode to Belly Joe”, and a display of dynamically controlled guitar pyrotechnics on the exhilarating “I Love You”.
Herbie Hancock - OST Blow Up
Herbie Hancock
OST Blow Up
LP | 1966 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
25,99 €*
Release:1966 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Soundtracks
Blow-Up is a soundtrack album by Herbie Hancock featuring music composed for Michelangelo Antonioni's cult film Blow-Up, released in 1966. Musically the songs evoke the ambience of swinging Sixties' London with grooves that create effective bluesy Jazz moods on the slow pieces, and funky ones on the up-tempo tracks.
Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim) - The Journey
Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out
Lonnie Liston Smith - Expansions / A Chance For Peace
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Ellington & Coltrane
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 ...
Miles Davis Quintet, The - Miles Smiles
Miles Davis Quintet, The
Miles Smiles
LP | DE | Reissue (Speakers Corner)
35,99 €*
Release:DE – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Special hi-quality 180 gram limited edition. Audiophile mastering and pressing!
Sonny Rollins & Coleman Hawkins - Sonny Meets Hawk
Sonny Rollins & Coleman Hawkins
Sonny Meets Hawk
LP | UK | Reissue (Pure Pleasure)
37,99 €*
Release:UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Special hi-quality 180 gram limited edition. Audiophile mastering and pressing!
Shorter / Carrington / Genovese / Spalding - Live At The Detroit Jazz Festival
Shorter / Carrington / Genovese / Spalding
Live At The Detroit Jazz Festival
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Candid)
34,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 09.09.2022
Recorded Live At The 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival. Wayne Shorter is arguably the greatest living jazz composer and a key participant in some of the most iconic jazz recordings of all time. Wayne Shorter is arguably the greatest living jazz composer and a key participant in some of the most iconic jazz recordings of all time. Here he is joined on stage by an all star band - each of the musicians leaders and jazz icons in their own right. The record also pays tribute to the late Geri Allen, who composed some of the material.
Leon Thomas - Blues And The Soulful Truth
Leon Thomas
Blues And The Soulful Truth
LP | 1972 | UK | Reissue (BGP / Flying Dutchman)
23,99 €*
Release:1972 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 26.08.2022
The title of Thomas’s third album for Bob Thiele’s Flying Dutchman referenced Oliver Nelson’s classic 1961 LP “The Blues and the Abstract Truth”. Released in 1972, “Blues And The Soulful Truth” featured an expansive all-star band that included Pretty Purdie (drums), Stanley Clarke (bass), Cecil Payne (Baritone sax) and the unsung Neal Creque (keyboards). It’s a soul meets jazz meets the blues masterpiece with arrangements from ex-James Brown horn-man Pee Wee Ellis.

This astounding album features the extraordinary ‘Shape Your Mind To Die’, ‘l-o-v-e’, a captivating vocal version of Gabor Szabo’s ‘Gypsy Queen’, the compelling ‘Love Each Other’, the plaintive ‘China Doll’ and a driving version of John Lee Hooker’s ‘Boom-Boom-Boom’.

Pressed on 180gm vinyl we have remained faithful to the original pressing, replicating the Flying Dutchman label style and gatefold sleeve.
Natural Lateral - Tapestry Of Life
Natural Lateral
Tapestry Of Life
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Social Joy)
20,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Preorder shipping from 16.09.2022
Social Joy Records presents Natural Lateral's new album "Tapestry of life", a superb excursion in fusion jazz with a wonderful blend of electronics and subtle elements of spiritual Jazz.
Undeniably on the rise after the success of their first album, "Cogito Ergo Jam", which received support from the British Jazz scene and was featured on Gilles Peterson's BB6 broadcast,the North London Based collective goes a step further this time by carefully crafting a new release of a tapestry of music stemming from rich jam sessions at the Lazy Robot Studio and representing the band's phenomenal musical canvas. Echoing jazz legends like Azymuth, Roy Ayers, Alice Coltrane and Miles Davis by paying tribute to those who paved the way but always searching for new musical territories, this six-track LP is moving, thought-provoking and engaging. It is a musical questing where each band member searches for meaning through sounds and rhythms - giving a new life to Jazz music and dropping the full spectrum of a vibrant tapestry of life into the listener's ears.
The band's work ethic is based on a sense of freedom in the studio filled with live jam sessions where it's all about "catching a moment" and letting the inspiration flow. "We just want to feel a sense of freedom and connection through playing. In the studio, it's the music which connects us all, and we just want to allow that process to unfold".
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”.
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