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New releases and pre-orders 22nd of March 2019

Bobby Sparks II has produced a great album that reminds me of the kind of record George Duke may have made back in the day, a mixture of Funky Jazz, P-Funk and Soul (feat Frank McComb and Isaiah Sharkey) mixed with a little craziness and a lot of energy !, well worth checking out. Christian Scott returns with another deep Jazz journey 'Ancestral Recall'. Snarky Puppy 'Immigrance' is now in on LP and well as CD, and we have a few vinyl copies back in stock of the Seed Ensemble 'Driftglass' (CD delayed to April due to manufacturing issue). There...
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New releases and pre-orders 15th of March 2019

It is another great week for new albums and 45's. There are good new Soul Cds from Marc Staggers and Rockie Robbins. It's a massive week for Jazz with great new albums from Dwight Trible (in now on CD and Black Vinyl, pre-order Coloured LP delayed until 19th April) , UK keyboardist Sarah Tandy on Jazz Refreshed and Comet is Coming (Vinyl likely to be limited on all of these). Robert Glasper band August Green album is finally available on CD and LP, and Snarky Puppy new album is in on CD, pre-order LP for next week. Jazz Vinyl There...
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New releases and pre-orders 8th of March 2019

It is an incredible week for new releases , by far the best so far this year, something for everybody here. RC and the Grits will be known to many of you as Erykah Badu's backing band and they follow up their fantastic 'Feel' from 2016 with another really good album on Ropeadope 'Analog World'. It features N'dambi, Carmen Rodgers and many more singers plus check the killer instrumental 'Agitation' . Mark De Clive Lowe visits his 'Heritage' with his jazziest album to date another really strong album on Ropeadope.. Sugaray Rayford returns with some more contemporary Southern Soul and there is...
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New releases and pre-orders 1st of March 2019

Durand Jones and the Indications have made a really good retro soul album in the style of Daptone or DeRobert, we have copies of the limited edition coloured vinyl now with CDs in early next week (probably Monday). Makaya McCraven has another soon to be rarity New Jazz album recorded in Chicago and London on Cd and limited LP. Norman Brown and Keiko Matsui have good Smooth Jazz albums out on Shanachie, and there is a new Brandford Marsalis Quartet album. On the reissue side there is a super rare Spiritual Jazz album out on Jazzman Infinite Spirit Music , the...
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New releases and pre-orders 22nd of February 2019

We are delighted to introduce many of you to Nadine Lee whose excellent debut CD EP 'Finally Nadine' available from us today. Nadine comes from a musical family (her cousin is Theon Cross whose CD is also available today) and is a mixture of Neo-Soul and Nu Jazz. Check the video here. Also out this week is a new album from Soul Basement ft Jay Nemor, Daptone introduce Cochemea and an LP from Nicole Willis. Back in stock We are back in limited stock of Makaya McCraven ' Universal Beings LP grab it while you can. There are loads of...
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New releases and pre-orders 15th of February

There are new albums from Chaka Khan and India Arie this week providing us pretty much with the first new Soul albums of the year, plus Anderson Paak is now out on Vinyl. The Fabulous Split Decision band album is now in on CD and back in on LP, don't miss this unreleased gem. The other three Bubbha Thomas and The Lightmen albums are also in on CD, great rare jazz from the early 70's. Elvin Jones and Jimmy Garrison Impulse album 'Illuminations' gets a welcome 180gm re-issue and check the other vinyl issues including a great soul comp 'Loving...
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New releases and pre-orders 8th of February 2019

There are some great new jazz albums this week. The Seed Ensemble are the latest London band to record on Jazz Refreshed and their double album 'Driftglass' will be another future in demand record. Rymden features Bugge Wesseltoft and have an interesting Scandinavian album 'Reflections and Odysseys' and Azymuth drummer Ivan Conti treats us to some 'Poison Fruit' on Far out. Ruby Rushton's in demand Trudi's Songbook Vol 1 & 2 are coupled for a nice double album. Jazz Funk Soul provide us with some quality Smooth Jazz, and Nu Era give us some classic Broken beat  with 'The Third...
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New releases and pre-orders 1st of February 2019

We are delighted to introduce many of you to the music of Brandee Younger. Brandee is a very talented Jazz Harpist who has made two excellent albums and an EP,  the latest 'Wax & Wane' produced by Casey Benjamin. Her music draws inspiration from Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane, is amazingly relaxing but also very contemporary. We are enchanted by and love her at Soul Brother and thoroughly recommend you check her music out. Our long awaited reissue of The Sisters Love 'Give Me Your Love' 45 has arrived this morning and is available as a standard Dinked version or...
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New releases and pre-orders 25th of January 2019

It is a bumper week for great releases this week ! Pride of place goes to another great album coming from the London Jazz scene from Ruby Rushton keyboardist Nick Walters and the Paradox Ensemble 'Awakening' ft Tenderlonious and many other great musicians. These guys are on fire at the moment making music to a higher level than ever ! This is essential Spiritual Jazz. Lance Ferguson 'Rare Groove Spectrum' is another great album from the Australian featuring really good cover dance floor friendly versions of classic underground tracks. Reel People's cover version album 'Retroflections' is now out on LP....
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New releases and pre-orders – 18th of January 2019

There are some really good New Jazz albums this week from Marcus Strickland, Orrin Evans, Antonio Sanchez and we have Detente's debut album on CD. Strong Soul reissue Albums from Ruby Andrews, Street Feet and Clyde King (cd to follow  in feb), plus Strata East Spiritual jazz reissues from Stanley Cowell and Music Inc.  We also have a limited number of Citrus Coloured Vinyl copies of our classic Gil Scott Heron and Brian Jackson Anthology double LP. Plus there is Aretha Gold , and great Blues albums from Howlin Wolf and Muddy Waters. Pre-orders Check the pre-order section for some...