The grandson of the late trumpeter Doc Cheatham and former student of legendary jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd- Theo Croker is an artist steeped in jazz tradition. Croker's own music reveals a love of organic funk, soul, and gooey, groove-oriented hip-hop.
London's V4 Visions imprint documented the confluence of street soul, deep house, swingbeat, and jungle sounds emanating from the clubs and pirate radio signals. This 18-track double LP is the first critical overview of the label.
After experiencing these 42 tracks you will have an insight into the art and soul of a vocal artist who, Frank Sinatra insisted, touched every major American singer of their generation with her genius.
In the Source LP, Nubya Garcia shares a personal collection of sonic mantras on a quest to reconnect with herself and to the roots of community. A fluid blend of broken beat, soul, dub-step afro-diasporic sounds - with a deep jazz foundation.
Soul Jazz Records is issuing the debut 1976 album from the legendary Steve Reid. As a radical jazz artist, Reid played with an extraordinary group of artists ' including Miles Davis, Sun Ra, Fela Kuti, James Brown, and many more!
Full Time Woman: The Lost Cotillion Album brings all of Irma's recordings for Atlantic (under it's Cotillion imprint) to LP for the first time! Irma puts her own distinctive, ever-soulful stamp on such tunes