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New releases and pre-orders 9th of November 2018

Fame came late in life for Charles Bradley, sadly he passed after only making three albums,  but now we have his final recordings along with out takes from the first 3 albums in 'Black Velvet'. It is available as a CD, regular LP, limited edition coloured vinyl and even more limited Box set. Maisha is another new London based jazz group and their debut album 'There is a Place' is another great album on Brownswood. Makaya McCraven 'Universal Beings' is another new spiritual Jazz album that deserves spins to get into. Amaro Freitas 'Rasif'  has a new Brazilian vybe on...
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New releases and pre-orders 2nd of November 2018

Conya Doss returns with a great new album 'Clear' which is well up to her normal high standard and more,  check the dancer 'Get off your @##'' , which i believe will be a  massive tune. Joey Negro produces the goods again with the excellent 'Remixed with love Vol 3' . Christian McBride's new Jawn' is another great album from the popular Bass player. Check also new 12" from Mammal Hands and the broken beats from Neue Grafik.   There are some great re-issues this week from Starvue, Eddie Palmieri's  brilliant Harlem River Drive' (one of the all time Latin/Funk /Soul...
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New releases and pre-orders 26th of October 2018

The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra is the brainchild of Trumpeter Russell Gunn and is an incredible essential album, check the 11 min opus 'Fair' ft Dionne Farris which has to be one of the best tracks of 2018. Also on Ropeadope Venture 'Life Cycle' is another good new jazz album , reminding us of an early 80's Steps Ahead. Reel People 'Retroflection' is a great new album of Soul covers featuring many great vocalists. Willie Hightower's great new Southern soul album is now also available on Vinyl. Leroy Hutson 'feel The Spirit' is the latest of his classic 70's albums...
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New releases and pre-orders 19th of October 2018

The Doggett Brothers return with their 3rd album 'Get High' which includes a great track with Jarrod Lawson amongst many others. The Brothers will be at Soul Brother store tomorrow at 12am  along with Nate James who also features on the album.I hope that you can join us to meet them and get your Cd signed. If you can't make but would like a signed copy you can order a copy here. Ed Motta has made another superb album 'Criterion of the senses' which is now also available on LP. keyboardist Connie Han is a new name to us but...
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New releases and pre-orders 12th Of October 2018

There are a lot of good releases this week.  Lori Williams has made a lovely Jazzy Soul album 'out of the Box' produced by Bob Baldwin. Fatima's album is now available on CD as well as LP. There are two very interesting new Jazz albums from Moses Boyd and Butcher Brown, plus Baldwin has made a very good Beatles cover album in a Jazz style. Great reissues on CD from Earth Wind & Fire  (First two albums) , Billy Paul in SACD quality ,Dave Valentine  plus comps from Joe Simon and early Staples Singers. Nicole Conte has compiled the Spiritual...
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New releases and pre-orders 5th of October 2018

There aren't as many releases as last week massive list,  but there are some interesting new and reissue titles. British Saxophonist Camilla George returns with another good album 'The People Could Fly'  feat Omar on the superb track 'Here But I'm Gone'. Nile Rodgers & Chic return with an array of guests, and Anthony Joseph's deep voice treating us the tropical 'People of the sun'. Marcel Vogel's Lumberjacks in hell is a comp of house/nu disco and edits. There are some good reissues  from Carrie Lucas, Diana Ross, James Brown and a couple of good comps from ACE, plus some...
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New releases and pre-orders 28th of September 2018

It is a massive week for New Releases and Reissues this week,  something for everyone. The annual Soul Togetherness compilation is one of the most anticipated releases , Soul Togetherness 2018 is in stock in store and ready to ship today on both CD and LP formats. Poogie Bell band have recorded what is likely to be one of the albums of the year in 'Exhibition Continues'  sheer class !. Steal Vybe 'Generations' is a really classy Soulful house album ft Omar, Navasha Day, Kenny Bobien and many others. Allysha Joy has a great neo-soul album 'Acadie : Raw', there...
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New releases and pre-orders 21st of September 2018

I hope that you can join us tomorrow Saturday 22 September to meet the lovely and very bubbly Natasha Watts who will be in store from 1pm signing copies of her great new album 'My Next Chapter'. There is always a good vibe when Natasha is in store. if you can't make it but would like a signed copy you can pre-order one here. There are some good new jazz albums this week from Christian Sands and The Yellowjackets and many more to come next week Ed Motta, Kim Waters Cecile McClorin Salvant, see the pre-order section here. Macy Gray has...
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New releases and pre-orders 14th of September 2018

John Reid long awaited  'Nightcrawlers Soul Sessions' CD is finally here, please accept our apologies for the long delay caused by a manufacturer issue, all pre-orders have been sent.The album is a strong collection of 13 contemporary Soulful grooves. Brandon Coleman is one of the keyboardists with Kamasi Washington and his debut album 'Resistance' on the Brainfeeder label is a very funky affair with a modern twist, well worth checking.  Triforce are another new London Jazz band on the Jazz Refeshed label, fresh music ! raul Midon teams up with the Metropole Orkest with another interesting album. There are some...
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New releases and pre-orders 7th of September 2018

***STOP PRESS Natasha Watts Cd just arrived for immediate shipping , order now to be the first to receive this great new album*** Kandace Springs returns with another quality soulful Jazz album. There are three very limited edition releases on the Jazz Refreshed label, highlighting the incredibly talented British Jazz musicians, all well worth checking out. The Lewis Express have made a very nice Soul jazz album reminiscent of Young Holt unlimited etc. Ashford & Simpson 3CD Anthology covers all their classic tracks from the Warner brothers years. Volcov has a very good and varied compilation 'From the Archive vol...