Tatiana Lady May Mayfield possesses one of the best voices in contemporary Soul/Jazz music. After 6 years she returns with ‘The Next Chapter’ a wonderful set which could well be amongst the best albums of the year of 2018, check out the clips. Marion Meadows returns with a strong set featuring many guest vocalists.
Canadian Soul/Jazz singer Elise Legrow has made an interesting albums covering Chess recordings ‘Playing Chess’ produced by Betty Wright, check her take on ‘Rescue Me’.
Seun Kuti continues his fathers legacy and features Fela’s Egypt 80 band on ‘Black Times’ a strong Afro-beat album, and Brownswood compilation ‘We out Here’ is now in on Vinyl. Joey Negro ‘Produced with love; Cd is now back in stock for those of you who missed out on it.
The Mighty MFSB recordings are put together on a double CD Definitive Collection
and there are 3 great limited edition Reggae Vinyl LP’s this week.
Expansion have some nice reissue 45’s and there are two great tracks from the recent James Hunter Six album on 45.
Pre-order for the next couple of weeks some great albums from Lindsey Webster,
Gizelle Smith, Robb Scott , Ezra Collective, a couple of Crown Heights Affair 3 albums on 2cds, and the next volumes of Eccentric Soul and Spiritual Jazz plus some great vinyl. See all the pre-order titles here
DETROIT RISING LISTENING PARTY
Please put Sat 31st March in your diary for the launch/listening party of a very special album in our shop. Detroit Rising is a new album from members of Parliament/Funkadelic , and we will be giving away specially designed T-Shirts with each copy of the Vinyl LP on the day and other giveaways.
RECORD STORE DAY 2018
Another major date for your diary is Sat 21st April
Record Store Day. There are some great Soul, Funk , Jazz and Reggae releases for RSD this year. We have compiled a list of them here
. We will aim to stock the majority of the titles on this list. For those with broader tastes you can view the full list here. We look forward to seeing many of you on the day, there is always a great atmosphere at Soul Brother on RSD.
SOUL BROTHER RSD RELEASES
We have 2 great releases for RSD on the Soul Brother label. Jarrod Lawson’s incredible debut album from 2014 is being issued on vinyl for the first time, as a 180gm Double LP in a gatefold sleeve. This is an essential RSD release for Soul and jazz fans. You can see the video here
with snippets of the album.
We are also releasing Mary Clark’s elusive ‘You Put Your Hold on Me’ and ‘Take Me I’m Yours’ on a hand numbered 45, two great tracks.
Our Wants List 4 Rare groove compilation has been gaining some great feedback from customers and press reviews, it is probably the best in the series so far. You can watch the video here to hear the tracks.
Here is a list of the current selling titles on our site.
I hope that you enjoyed the show last Sunday, if you missed it you can catch it again on the podcast here
. I hope that you can join me again this Sunday
on Solar radio /sky0129 on DAB or the Solar app for another Soul Brother Selection.
Have a great weekend