Influential jazz collective Idris Ackamoor and The Pyramids return with an epic new opus, ‘Shaman!’, released on 7th August featuring a fresh line-up including original 1970s Pyramids member Dr. Margaux Simmons on flute, Bobby Cobb on guitar, long-term associate Sandra Poindexter on violin, Ruben Ramos on bass, Gioele Pagliaccia on drums and Jack Yglesias...
Rainbow Blonde Records proudly releases the 10th Anniversary Edition of José James critically acclaimed sophomore album Blackmagic. Featuring lo-fi hip-hop production from legendary producers Flying Lotus, Moodymann and Taylor McFerrin, Blackmagic saw James embracing his role as “the Jazz singer for the hip-hop generation.”
Like a turbo-powered, intergalactic elevator ride, Manfredo Fest's Brazilian Dorian Dream builds on the principle of the modal diatonic scales of the Dorian mode, with influences of Brazilian rhythms, North American jazz and funk, and music of the European baroque and romantic era.
8:30 is the tenth album of the jazz fusion group Weather Report issued in 1979 by ARC/Columbia Records. The album rose to Nos. 3 & 47 on the Billboard Jazz Albums and Billboard 200 charts respectively. 8:30 also won a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance.
Joe Armon-Jones, the wildly-talented keys player returns with a luminous jazz-funk masterstroke - Turn To Clear View! Bass-heavy dub and contemporary club culture are the foundations for Joe Armon-Jones’ phenomenal second album.
Kokoroko are part of the thriving scene that’s grown out of London’s young, jazz-influenced musical circles. Led by bandleader Sheila Maurice-Grey, their self-titled EP is the group’s first solo release, following their early 2018 debut with ‘Abusey Junction’, a track that has gone on to accrue over 15 million plays on YouTube and 2.6 million on Spotify.
There’s something universal in the appeal of an escape – of finding somewhere to relax and explore your ideas. It’s a feeling which connects together the different parts of Maisha’s debut album. A deep record which provides grist for serious spiritual rumination, the music prompts internal reflection as much as it reflects the surrounds which shaped it.
Sunny Side Up is a heavy new compilation from Brownswood shines a light on the independent underground in Melbourne, where a close-knit collection of artists have taken cues from soul, jazz and club culture to carve out a fresh Melbournian sound. The record surveys the musical contours of this bubbling scene, nodding to house, broken beat, samba, p-funk...
Theodosii Spassov and Ivan Shopov have created a fertile music environment, generously and carefully nurtured by the piano of regular collaborator Dimitar Bodurov, whose work is to be found in most of the pieces. InFusion is a complex, multifaceted record that starts deceivingly calm and climaxes with beautiful and primal intensity.
The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble is a staple of the west cost soul/jazz/funk scene and with their third LP Build Bridges, they solidify their position. Heavy grooves and drums, with top tier musicianship and writing. Build Bridges is just as sophisticated as it is soulful and funky!
The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging is the third studio album by American singer Aretha Franklin, Released on August 13, 1962 by Columbia Records. It was her first album to achieve any commercial success, reaching #69 on the Billboard pop album charts. Unlike its predecessor, however, it did not have a hit single.
Gregory Porter, the best-selling contemporary Jazz/Soul artist with over 3 million album sales, returns with "All Rise", his sixth studio album.
SUN RA - EGYPT 1971 Heliopolis and Cairo, Dec. 1971 -Definitive document of Sun Ra’s visit to Egypt in 1971-Includes 2 LPs of previously unreleased material-First vinyl reissue of three original LPs in original artwork-Includes 20 page 12”-sized booklet with new sleeve notes byHartmut Geerken and Paul Griffiths + rare photos-All tracks remastered from...
Celebrating 50 years of one of the most definitive fusion records ever made, Now-Again present the most fitting remaster Axelrod's critically acclaimed debut album "Song Of Innocence" has ever had. Audiophile reissue!!! Contains 28 page booklet containing never before seen photos and an interview with Axelrod.