Recommended Soul, Jazz and Funk CDs and vinyl

Browse this section to see our latest recommendations, classic albums, tributes and and label showcases.

Below is just a selection:

New Releases, Reissues and Restocks | Friday 17th May

Another great week for new releases and reissues this week. Kirk Whalum has a new album available on CD and there is also a stellar live album from Yussef Dayes recorded in the Malibu mountains. Cymande’s classic album ‘Promised Heights’ gets a reissue on pink vinyl plus Hank Mobley’s ‘Workout’ and Stanley Turrentine’s ‘Blue Hour,’ […]

Albums and Singles of the year 2019

Welcome to our extensive review of the best releases from 2019. You can browse by genre by clicking on the header images or section titles below.  

Classic albums on Vinyl

To mark National Album Day we spotlighted a range of classic albums across a multitude of styles on Vinyl. You can see the titles at the links below      

An introduction to Blue Note – 10 albums you must hear

Arguably Blue Note is the greatest Jazz label ever and was responsible for releasing so many classic albums over its 80+ year history. Its halcyon era was 1950’s/ 1960’s, when it pioneered Hard Bop. At various times, its roster included the likes of Art Blakey, Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan and Horace Silver plus geniuses such […]

Focus on…Soul Brother Records’ label!

We have been privileged to release records by some of the all time great Soul and Jazz artists over the last 23 years since we have been running the Soul brother label , and in fact meet many of them. We have released approx 150 albums and 50 singles in that time. Here is a […]

Classic Blue Note And Tone Poets On Vinyl

We wanted to draw your attention to the extensive range of classic Blue Note albums that we have in stock. Many of these albums are the cornerstones of jazz and form the foundations of any record collection both for seasoned collector or for someone just starting out. As well as well-known albums we have included […]

Can you feel The Voices Of East Harlem?

Voices of East Harlem | Can You Feel It These two fantastic Voices of East Harlem albums were produced by Leroy Hutson. Voices of East Harlem from 1973 includes the iconic Modern Soul dancer ‘Cashing in’ and the massive Rare groove classic ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’. ‘Little People’, the up tempo floater ‘New Vibrations’ and […]

Inner City Records Special

Inner City Records was a jazz record company and label founded by Irv Kratka in 1976 in New York City. The company was a division of Music Minus One and also owned the label Classic Jazz. It started with reissues, then moved on to new recordings covering various types of jazz. Inner City Records released […]