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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 25th November

Today is Black Friday RSD and we have many exclusive vinyl titles available in store , and if stock is left these will be available on line from 8am tomorrow morning. You can see the list of titles that we have here. There are also a lot of interesting new releases out today.  Joyce with Mauricio Maestro superb unreleased album is finally available on CD ,the Lp is now due in December. Nicholas Payton and Courtney Pine have good new Jazz CDs. There are some good reissues and compilations on CD and LP this week. Yusef Lateef classic modal Jazz 'Eastern Sounds' is...
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Original Soul, Funk, and Jazz-Funk 45s

Check out this latest batch of 50 Original Soul, Funk and Jazz- Funk Vinyl 45's. There are a few that are now quite hard to find along with many known and lesser known classics. All records are one-off's so please order early to avoid disappointment. Check out some more singles from the same collection here: Modern and Northern Soul 45’s, Northern and 60’s Soul 45s, Funk and Funky Soul 45s , More Funk and Funky Soul 45s. Watch out for more being loaded next week. Check out a recent batch of original Soul and Funk 45’s HERE    Records can be ordered on-line, over the phone...
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Webster Lewis – Give Me Some Emotion The Epic Years 1976-1981 (Compiled by Will Fox and Ralph Tee) | Album Of The Day

**PRE ORDER THE LP DUE MID DECEMBER HERE** A compilation of Webster Lewis’ Epic years works from 1976-1981, featuring an exclusive 12-page booklet written by Will Fox with insights from legendary jazz DJ Patrick Forge. Featuring the anthems Barbara Ann and El Bobo and rare unreleased takes Japanese Umbrella and Boston. Jazz-funk, disco, fusion and soul sounds from lesser known American producer, arranger and keys player Webster Lewis. “Emblematic of the period where major labels had money to throw at productions helmed by session men, analogue studios were a sign of the times and high-quality musicians were in unfettered supply: such is Webster Lewis’ music. Luscious, well-produced...
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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 18th November 22

There are some great new reissues this week. Joe Bataan's classic Latin/Funk album 'Salsoul' including Latin Strut' and 'Aftershower Funk' is reissued on clear blue vinyl. The Flirtations seminal British 60's Soul album is also reissued on an analogue 180gm vinyl with a tip on sleeve. Elvin Jones has a previously unissued live album from 1967 issued on a 2CD or 3LP set.Bill Evans at the town hall is the latest in the Acoustic Sounds analogue series, Andrew Hill and Grachan Moncur 111 have releases in the Blue Note Classic Album series. Bill Summers 'Come into my life'/'Don't Fade away' is finally here with the correct...
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Jazz Funk and Fusion Collection – Original LPs (US & UK Pressings)

Check out this great batch of Original Jazz-Funk and Fusion albums which have just arrived. There are some very hard to find and many classic albums here, in fact many of the all time great Jazz-Funk albums. These albums are in great condition (as individually graded), and all are one off's, so please order early to avoid disappointment. Records can be ordered on-line, over the phone on 020 8875 1018 or collected from our shop in Putney open Mon-Sat 11-6. Happy Diggin Laurence
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Original Soul, Funk and P-Funk Sevens | Original Collectors Sevens

Check out this great batch of original Soul and Funk 45s. There is something here for everyone, a mixture of 60's, 70's and early 80's Soul, Northern Soul, Motown, Stax, Funk, P-Funk and Disco records all in great condition as individually graded. Almost all titles are one off's so please order early to avoid disappointment. Records can be ordered on-line, over the phone on 020 8875 1018 or collected from our shop in Putney open Mon - Sat 11-6. You can combine with other recently listed original 45's: Modern and Northern Soul 45’s, Northern and 60’s Soul 45s, Funk and Funky Soul 45s , More Funk and...
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Alice Coltrane – Ptah The Daoud | Album Of The Day

Alice Coltrane recorded her Spiritual and Modal Jazz classic Ptah, The El Daoud in 1970 for the Impulse ! label. Alice plays Piano and Harp accompanied by Pharoah Sanders and Joe Henderson on tenor sax and alto flute, Ron Carter on bass and Ben Riley on drums on the four long self compositions. 'Ptah' (an Egyptian god), 'The El Daoud' (beloved) Is a 14 minute march of purification. 'Turiya and Ramakrishna' is  beautiful piano led, blues rooted melodic and haunting track without the horn's taking you to a state of Nirvana throughout its 8 mins.This amazing track has suprisingly become...
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New Releases and Pre-Orders, Friday 11th November

Bluey and Gilles Peterson brit funk renaissance band Str4ta return with a second installment 'Str4tasfear' available on Cd, Lp and limited white vinyl. Robert Glasper Experiment classic first Black Radio album is repackaged as a deluxe edition 3LP or 2D set with extra tracks and remixes. Smooth jazz saxophonist Kim Waters returns with his 25th album 'That Special Touch', and Bill Frisell reaches 'Four' on Blue Note. Alice Coltrane's spiritual jazz masterpiece 'Ptah The El Daoud' is finally reissued on 180gm vinyl on Impulse !, and Charlie Hunter's 'Bing Bing Bing is the latest in the Blue Note Analogue Classic series. There are some...
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Str4ta – Str4tasfear | Album Of The Day

Jean Paul Maunick and Gilles Peterson’s latest project Str4ta is a resurrection of British Jazz funk from the late 1970’s and 80’s, attempting to capture the essence of the golden years of Brit-funk which was soundtracked by bands like Freeez, Light of the World, Atmosfear, Beggar and Co and Hi-Tension. Of course, Bluey’s stewardship of this group is noteworthy, having played with most of these groups at the time (apart from Atmosfear and B&C) while also forming Incognito and the Warriors, the former’s 1981 album “Jazz-Funk” becoming one of the most seminal albums of this niche and relatively underground British...