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 and pre-orders 7th of December 2018

There are some great releases this week.  Johnny Britt (from Impromptu) returns with another strong album that crosses Smooth Jazz and Soul . There are vinyl releases from The Putbacks and Steve Spacek and Brian Auger is now out on vinyl. There are some quality reissues of rare albums from Sterling Harrison, Wild Honey, 9th […]

Albums and singles of the year 2018

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50 shades of soul and jazz!

We are delighted to offer 50 Recently released or Reissued CD albums at a special price of £9.99 each while stocks last, until midnight 15th February 2015. There are many great albums in the offer including our album of 2014 Jarrod Lawson, Soul Togetherness 2014, 3 albums from Gregory Porter and many more seductive Soul […]

The Story of Funk – classic albums

I hope that you saw the superb programme about the Story of Funk-One nation under a groove on BBC4 on Friday night. If you missed it you should be able to catch it on the I Player this week. There was some great footage of James Brown , Sly and the Family Stone , Earth […]

The genius of Nimbus, the legend of Black Jazz

These beautifully crafted deep Spiritual Jazz albums display a music which has a serene quality to touch and uplift your spirits.  The Black Jazz and Strata labels from the 70’s and Nimbus West from the early 80’s released Jazz records of an incredible standard which have been remastered and reissued on CD. As many of […]

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 […]

New from Ropeadope | Just in

We have just had a new shipment from Ropeadope arrived today with 3 great new titles from Khari Simmons and Jiva, RC and the Gritz and Richard Sears, plus we are back in stock of Edgewood Agents, Southwes terminal, Christian Scott, Terrace Martin, Chantae Cann and Snarky puppy Cd’s. All existing and backorders will be […]

Focus on – Nimbus

Kamasi Washington ‘The Epic’ was a revelation last year and one of the best new jazz albums we have heard in many years. Kamasi is based in L.A. and his music has parallels with the music on the great Nimbus label run by Tom Albach in L.A in the 70’s and 80’s and still run […]