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New arrivals – recommended releases of the week + Black Friday deals


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New releases

It’s a great week for releases. Sean Khan has made a fantastic New Jazz album ‘Muriel’ featuring Omar, Heidi Vogel, Sabrina Malheiros and of course his superb Sax playing ,another great jazz album in 2015. Terisa Griffin, Brooklyn Funk Essentials, Nia Simmons and Funmilayo Ngozi have good soul albums.


Gloria Ann Taylor has a good collection of rarities and unissued sides on Luv N Haight on CD and Double LP which is likely to sell out fast. There are good reissues from Tavares, Sylvers , Pharoah Sanders and Ronnie Cuber plus a 3CD complete masters of John Coltrane’s seminal ‘A Love Supreme’ which includes an unissued live session.
The amazing Koute Jazz is now in on Double LP, this is a great Jazz compilation. Express your soul is a superb Northern Soul comp and House of Ages selected by Jeremy Newall has some good underground 90’s house and garage tunes. If music have a superb journey into Deep Jazz Double LP ‘You Need This’ (not on CD).


There are a lot of classic Blue Note titles reissued on 180gm vinyl this week. Also some great 45’s including a new title by The Sensationelles ft Gina Foster which is exclusively available from us, and another superb unissued James Reece double A side. The Motown early EP’s 7x 7″ Box set is now in and there is a limited edition Lee Scratch Perry box set. Good 12″‘s from Nicole Willis and Tatham Mensah Lord and Ranks.

Instore tomorrow

I hope that you can join us tomorrow Sat 28th November from 1pm for our in store with Kenya, Nia Simmons and Funmilayo Ngozi. if you cant make it but you like a signed copy you can pre-order one here

Black Vinyl Friday

Check out the special Black Friday deals, which are availble on-line only, but shop customers can benefit from therm by using our click and collect option. We have many limited edition or out of print LP’s are on special offer until midnight Monday 30th November , or whilst stocks last. We have included the amazing Kamasi Washington ‘The Epic’ 3LP set, our jazz album of the year, plus the last copies of our three limited edition RSD releases from Sandra Wright, Linda Jones (with 45), and Carlos Garnett, plus some of the out of print warehouse finds from earlier in the year. Grab these great albums whilst we still have stocks at these reduced prices. These records will make great Christmas presents.
There is a great offer on out of print Outta Sight Modern and Northern Soul 45’s at £7 each or 5 for £25 whilst stocks last. This deal ends at midnight Mon 30th November, when prices will revert to their normal £9 on remaining stocks.

Soul Brother CD offer: ends 30th November

For CD buyers the Soul Brother and Expansion CD offer ends at midnight on Monday 30th November . Grab your copies of these great now out of print titles at a bargain £9.99 each or 5 for £40, whilst stocks last. Visit this link to view

Albums (and singles) of The Year 2015

We have now published our Albums and singles of the year review , 2015 was a good year for our music, especially for New Jazz. You can see our selections here.

Gift Ideas

We have also compiled a handy gift ideas selection including CD and Vinyl box sets , t-shirts and other items which you can view here.

Radio Show

I hope that you enjoyed the show last week, if you missed it you can hear it again on the podcast here.  I hope that you can join me this Sunday at 10am on Solar radio/sky 0129 and now on DAB in London and Norwich . Sean Khan will be my special guest and we will be playing tracks from his album and talking about it in the second hour.
have a great weekend