Simone, Nina - A Very Rare Evening LP
"It's her first LP in years, but was taped back in 1969 in Europe with a confident, impressive organ and rhythm section backup band. Simone is an acquired taste. But, for those who appreciate her singing, these eight tracks will prove welcome." - Billboar
Sun Ra and his Arkestra - Jazz in Silhouette LP (180g)
"I'm playing dark history. It's beyond black. I'm dealing with the dark things of the cosmos...Music is a language, you see, a universal language...What I'm dealing with is so vast and great that it can't be called the truth. It's above the truth." -Sun R
Turrentine, Stanley - Rough & Tumble LP
Stanley Turrentine's 1966 soul jazz classic finds a deep, bluesy groove that doesn't let up from start to finish. Joining him are trumpeter Blue Mitchell, baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams, alto saxophonist James Spaulding, and drummer Mickey Roker.
Fitzgerald, Ella - Hits LP (180g import)
This Hits collection was carefully curated, composed by such names as Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart, and Duke Ellington. Many of these tunes were taken from the celebrated song books that gained Ella Fitzgerald enormous prestige.
Monk, Thelonious - Thelonious Monk LP
This LP represents a stage in Monk's development in which his works were known to a limited audience. His alternative approach to the keyboard wasn't yet established and his reputation as the "grey-eminence genius of the bop era" was yet to emerge.
Reid, Steve & The Legendary Master Brotherhood - Nova LP (Ltd. Ed. Red Vinyl)
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!
Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble - Now LP
NOW is the band's much anticipated follow-up, which carries on their unique brand of Choir-fronted Hip-Hop-meets-Gospel/Jazz Liberation Music ' very much a modern day echo of the Harlem Freedom Singers and/or Eddie Gale's Black Rhythm Happening.