There is an amazing amount of quality new and Reissue Cd and Vinyl albums, 12″ and 45’s this week , Soul , Jazz. Soulful House and more ,there is something for everybody this week.
Cool Million return with an other strong album ‘Stronger’ ft D Train Williams and others.
Jean Bassa has a limited edition LP on the London 22a label , nice jazzy grooves. Phillip Bailey’s brilliant ‘Love will find a way’ is now available on Double LP, and The Tskey Brothers have another retro Soul album. Anderson.Paak superb ‘Ventura’ album (check the track with Lalah Hathaway) is finally available on a very limited Coloured vinyl only available through RSD shops.
The Family Groove label have two very limited previously unreleased projects out this week. First up is Four M Company 6 track album from the late 70’s. Secondly an appropriately titled 12″ ‘Disco Boogie’ from Family Attraction, both have rubber stamped plain labels. Both of these are likely to sell out fast.
There are a couple of great Jazz Fusion reissues on Blue Note Bobbi Humphrey’s brilliant ‘Blacks and Blues’ and Donald Byrd ‘Ethiopian Knights’. Tubby Hayes is one of the legends of British Jazz so the discovery of an unreleased 1969 album is a major event and ‘Grits beans and Greens’ doesn’t disappoint , it is right up there with the best of his Fontana recordings.
Some great 12’s this week with 3 from Vega records , Lance Ferguson’s rare groove spectrum remixes, 3 Philadelphia international Tom Moulton remixes double packs, and another rare Timeless legend track on Expansion. Good reissues from George Benson, Deodato and Lamont Dozier.
Also some good 45’s, new music from Cool Million, Randy Hall , Roy Roberts double pack , and rarities from Papa bear and Family Tree.
Congratulations to the Seed Ensemble for being nominated for a Mercury prize, we have a limited qty of their Driftglass albums both CD and LP available at the moment.
Check out our best sellers at this link. The Tony Monson CD ‘Music Inside me’ and ‘Soul on the Realside vol 10’ are flying out, and the Sunnyside Up is a brilliant comp of new Australian jazz.
New and recent 7″ recommendations
Focus on 45’s lists some great new and recent 45’s and reissues. See here
Collector’s rare and classic 45s
Collector’s albums – more added to the site and shop.
Dont miss out on the great titles that are available in our 5 for £25 Cd Sale here. Albums from Barbara mason, Willie Hutch, Cameo, Roy Ayers, Timeless Legend, Walter Bishop and Carlos Garnett are included at only £6.99 each, or £5 each in the deal. Shop here for the deal
I hope that you enjoyed the show, if you missed it you can catch it on the podcast here. I hope that you can join me again this Sunday at 10am on Solar radio.com , DAB+, internet radio or the Solar app for another Soul Brother Selection.
Have a great weekend