Jazz

Discipline 27-II

Sun Ra

Label Corbett vs. Dempsey Genre Jazz Cat no. CVSD 039CD

Corbett Vs. Dempsey present a reissue of Sun Ra Discipline 27-II, originally released on El Saturn Records in 1973. Arguably the last great original-era Saturn LP to be reissued on CD, Di...

Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP

Robert Glasper

Label BlUE NOTE Genre Jazz Cat no. 048201

Robert Glasper Experiment broke new ground with theirfuture landmark album, Black Radio).Glasper revisits this material with a twist enlisting the aid of several notable hip-hop/R&B l...

The Final Tour - Copenhagen, March 24, 1960

Miles Davis and John Coltrane

Released 03/23/18 Label Columbia/Legacy Genre Jazz Cat no. 88985498741

Miles Davis and John Coltrane were each implementing their own jazz revolutions at the time these recordings were made and the electrifying sonic frisson produced by the sometimes-competi...

Of Abstract Dreams

Sun Ra

Released 03/16/18 Label Strut Genre Jazz Cat no. CD-STRUT-166

Strut and Art Yard present another exclusive from the vast catalogue of cosmic jazz pioneer Sun Ra: a previously unreleased radio session most likely recorded at the WXPN FM radio studios...

Released 03/16/18 Label Strut Genre Jazz Cat no. LP-STRUT-166

Strut and Art Yard present another exclusive from the vast catalogue of cosmic jazz pioneer Sun Ra: a previously unreleased radio session most likely recorded at the WXPN FM radio studios...

Ravensburg

Mathias Eick

Released 03/02/18 Label ECM Genre Jazz Cat no. B002796501

One of the pleasures of Eick’s previous album was hearing his vaulting trumpet supported by violin, an instrumental combination further developed here. And in addition the instrumentation...

Romaria

Andy Sheppard Quartet

Released 03/02/18 Label ECM Genre Jazz Cat no. B002796301

Andy Sheppard’s quartet extends the musical explorations begun on the 2015 release Surrounded By Sea. In this new program, the drones and washes of Aarset’s guitar and electronics help to...

Released 02/16/18 Label ECM Genre Jazz Cat no. B002793202

Andy Sheppard’s quartet extends the musical explorations begun on the 2015 release Surrounded By Sea. In this new program, the drones and washes of Aarset’s guitar and electronics help to...

Jazz At The Philharmonic The

Ella Fitzgerald

Released 03/02/18 Label Verve Genre Jazz Cat no. B002741101

It’s Ella fronting an all-star band, including Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Buddy Rich, et al, in performances recorded 1949 and 1953. And it’s now one dynamic set, with jaw-dropping int...

Released 03/25/16 Label Verve Genre Jazz Cat no. B002461202

It’s Ella fronting an all-star band, including Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Buddy Rich, et al, in performances recorded 1949 and 1953. And it’s now one dynamic set, with jaw-dropping int...

Sarah Vaughan Sings George Gershwin

Sarah Vaughan

Released 02/23/18 Label Verve Genre Jazz Cat no. B002751501

Sarah Vaughan’s impeccable pop-jazz vocals soar over Hal Mooney’s arrangements, which bring new life to Gershwin standards “Someone To Watch Over Me,” “I’ve Got a Crush On You,” “A Foggy ...

The Best of Ornette Coleman

Ornette Coleman

Released 02/23/18 Label AAO Genre Jazz Cat no. UMMC22742

Ornette Coleman, the lightning rod. The most polarizing figure in the history of jazz. The alto saxophonist who outwitted segregation to hit the scene in 1959 and turn the music world on ...

At Shelly's Manne-Hole, Hollywood, California

Bill Evans Trio

Released 02/23/18 Label Doxy Genre Jazz Cat no. OJC263

At Shelly's Manne-Hole is a live album by American jazz pianist Bill Evans, released in 1963 as his last recording for Riverside Records. The trio featured Chuck Israels, who followed Sco...

Barbara Dane and the Chambers Brothers

Barbara Dane and the Chambers Brothers

Released 02/16/18 Label Smithsonian/Folkways Genre Jazz Cat no. A 702468

During the Civil Rights Movement, activist singer Barbara Dane collaborated with the then up-and-coming quartet The Chambers Brothers to record a powerful politically charged gospel and r...

Fifteen (Best Of)

Nostalgia 77

Released 02/16/18 Label Tru Thoughts Genre Jazz Cat no. LP-TRU-352

‘Fifteen’ celebrates the work of Ben Lamdin – the musical maverick behind the Nostalgia 77 guise – with an eclectic compilation of tracks spanning fifteen years of jazz, hip hop, blues, f...

For 2 Akis

Shinya Fukumori Trio

Released 02/16/18 Label ECM Genre Jazz Cat no. B002793602

An ECM debut for a unique Japanese-French-German trio, with a lyrical sound of its own. Drummer-leader and principal composer Fukumori is an imaginative melodist at several levels, and th...

Travelers

Nicolas Masson, Colin Vallon, Patrice Moret and Lionel Friedli

Released 02/16/18 Label ECM Genre Jazz Cat no. B002793402

Swiss reedman Nicolas Masson makes his leader debut here with a quartet featuring unchanged personnel for a decade. He is the sole composer here and his writing always encourages creative...

Chinese Butterfly

Chick Corea and Steve Gadd

Released 02/16/18 Label Concord Records Genre Jazz Cat no. CJA00074

Chinese Butterfly is a reunion of two musical titans, a creative partnership that dates back to the early days of Return To Forever with Chick Corea when Steve Gadd was one of the first d...

Tongue

Anenon

Released 02/09/18 Label Friends Of Friends Genre Jazz Cat no. LP-FOF-164

Limited opaque colored vinyl.

Mood Indigo - The Complete Bethlehem Singles

Nina Simone

Released 02/09/18 Label BETHLEHEM RECORDS Genre Jazz Cat no. CD 32028

Nina Simone's classic Bethlehem singles collected in one package. Carefully curated and packaged together to bring back Nina's classic recordings.

Released 02/09/18 Label BETHLEHEM RECORDS Genre Jazz Cat no. A 95952

Bonus version, includes 7" single featuring remastered "Porgy (Porgy, Loves You)" and "Love Me Or Leave Me".

A Humdrum Star

GoGo Penguin

Released 02/09/18 Label BlUE NOTE Genre Jazz Cat no. B002780601

The Manchester-based trio conjure rich atmospheric music drawing from electronica while merging acoustic and electronic techniques. The New York Times hailed them as one of the 12 best ba...

Esperanto

Victor Assis Brasil

Released 02/09/18 Label Far Out Recordings Genre Jazz Cat no. FARO 201LP

180 gram vinyl.

The Lost Tapes

Buddy Rich

Released 02/02/18 Label Lightyear Genre Jazz Cat no. 5365626829

180 gram vinyl.

After The Fall

Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette

Released 02/02/18 Label ECM Genre Jazz Cat no. B002796602

The group colloquially known as “the Standards trio” has made many outstanding recordings, and this album must rank with the very best of them. In his liner note Keith Jarrett writes “For...

Bye Bye Blackbird - Live at Penn State University, January 19th, 1963

John Coltrane

Released 01/26/18 Label Wax Love Genre Jazz Cat no. WLV 82025LP

When John Coltrane performed in 1963 at Penn State University, it was with the group that is now considered his most "classic" group: the quartet featuring McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Gar...

The Urmuz Epigrams

John Zorn

Released 01/26/18 Label TZADIK Genre Jazz Cat no. CD-TZA-8358

With The Urmuz Epigrams Zorn returns to his roots, using the recording studio as an instrument to create an intensely personal suite of compositions in the style of his legendary File Car...

Sleeping Beauty

Sun Ra and his Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra

Released 01/26/18 Label KS ART YARD SERIES (NETHERLANDS) Genre Jazz Cat no. ARTYARD333LP

One of the more delicate recordings of Sun Ra's 28-strong Arkestra, Sleeping Beauty drifts in on a cloud of cosmic dust, sounding unlike anything before or after. With drummer Luqman Ali ...

Chasing Trane (OST)

John Coltrane

Released 01/19/18 Label UMe Genre Jazz Cat no. B002745901

If you asked someone to make you a single-disc mixtape of legendary jazz saxophonist John Coltrane's most important recordings, focused on both his creative innovations and abiding spirit...

All In My Mind

Dr. Lonnie Smith

Released 01/12/18 Label BlUE NOTE Genre Jazz Cat no. B002780402

Hammond B3 organ legend Dr. Lonnie Smith returned to Blue Note Records in 2016 for the release of Evolution, his first album for the iconic label since he first made a name for himself wi...

Live at Cafe Oto

Kan Mikami, John Edwards and Alex Nielson

Released 01/12/18 Label OTOROKU (UK) Genre Jazz Cat no. ROKU 013LP

Japanese bluesman Kan Mikami is nothing less than an unalloyed force of nature; a skin-shredding blast of frozen wind from the poor, rural north of Japan that he calls home. In the late 1...

Derek Bailey and Han Bennink

Derek Bailey and Han Bennink

Released 01/12/18 Label Honest Jons Genre Jazz Cat no. HJR 202LP

Honest Jon's Records present a reissue of Derek Bailey & Han Bennink, originally released in 1972. The tussling vegetables in Mal Dean's cover-sketch somehow befit perfectly this extr...

Royal

Derek Bailey and Anthony Braxton

Released 01/12/18 Label Honest Jons Genre Jazz Cat no. HJR 201LP

Honest Jon's Records present a reissue of Derek Bailey and Anthony Braxton's Royal, expanded to include both intended volumes. Volume 1 was originally released in 1984; the second volume ...

Solo Guitar Volume 1

Derek Bailey

Released 01/12/18 Label HONEST JON'S RECORDS (UK) Genre Jazz Cat no. HJR 200LP

Honest Jon's Records present Solo Guitar Volume 1, a reissue of Derek Bailey's Solo Guitar release on Incus in 1971, with additional tracks included on previous reissues and a performance...

Il Bestiario

Maria Monti

Released 01/03/18 Label Holidays Genre Jazz Cat no. HOL 105LP

Maria Monti's legendary Il Bestiario, a prime example of the avant-garde art-song of the 1970s. Knew for her renderings of Italian popular songs, Maria Monti is an Italian singer and actr...

Head Hunters

Herbie Hancock

Released 01/03/18 Label Music On Vinyl Genre Jazz Cat no. IMT39218.1

hancock already had an acclaimed career before taking a slight detour in the early 70's head hunters, however, was something different: a stripped-down date featuring reedman bennie maupi...

Released 03/25/97 Label Music On Vinyl Genre Jazz Cat no. 74646512326

hancock already had an acclaimed career before taking a slight detour in the early 70's head hunters, however, was something different: a stripped-down date featuring reedman bennie maupi...

Coast to Coast - Album Cover Art from New York to Los Angeles

Graham Marsh and Glyn Callingham

Released 01/02/18 Label Collins and Brown Genre Jazz Cat no. 9781907554353

Jazz is forever associated with labels like Blue Note, Prestige, Atlantic, Contemporary, Pacific, and Riverside. Each of these companies strove to communicate the essence of its sound thr...

HyperViolet

Johnny Butler

Released 01/01/18 Label Hi4Head Records Genre Jazz Cat no. hfhlp023

HyperViolet is a space. It is a destination. HyperViolet is the hollowness behind aching, arching light glancing off half-hidden spires and metallic mountaintops. In HyperViolet, Brooklyn...

Chicago 1981

Herbie Hancock

Released 12/29/17 Label Hi Hat Genre Jazz Cat no. HH 3067LP

Herbie Hancock Quartet, live on Soundstage, Chicago 1981. The early '80s found Herbie Hancock experimenting with disco and pop in the studio, but on stage he continued to turn out stunnin...

Light Never Bright Enough

Keiji Haino and John Butcher

Released 12/22/17 Label Otoroku Genre Jazz Cat no. ROKU 018LP

Keiji Haino, one of the foremost exponents of the Japanese avant-garde, always provides a masterclass in constantly shifting improvisation. John Butcher is a saxophonist of rare grace and...

Complete Prestige 10-Inch LP Collection

Thelonious Monk

Released 12/15/17 Label Craft Recordings Genre Jazz Cat no. CR00031

Part of the vinyl Verve collections, the Billie Holiday boxed set contains a selection of each artist’s best-loved albums on 180g vinyl in sleeves that replicate the original artwork. Bil...

It's Alright With Me

Inge Brandenburg

Released 12/15/17 Label Sonorama Genre Jazz Cat no. SONOL14-LP

Reissue of an excellent and very rare vocal jazz album, recorded November 1965 at Studio Grunewald in West-Berlin, with the Quartet of Gunter Hampel (vib/ fl), featuring Bobo Stenson (p),...

Free As You Wanna Be

Lightmen Plus One

Released 12/15/17 Label Now-Again Records Genre Jazz Cat no. NA5150-LP

Drummer, bandleader and activist Bubbha Thomas had toured America with R&B revues, served as a session musician for Peacock and Back Beat Records, and played straight ahead jazz with ...

Jazz Is Back In Grand Rapids

Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars

Released 12/15/17 Label ORG Music Genre Jazz Cat no. A 48272

This 1956 concert by Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars is a historical gem, which is finally getting its vinyl debut with this double LP release. Recorded on March 26, 1956, at the Civi...

The Duke Plays Ellington

Duke Ellington

Released 12/15/17 Label Capitol Records Genre Jazz Cat no. B002702701

The Duke Plays Ellington spans the period between 1927 and 1938, a little less than half of which constituted the time when Duke Ellington's band was the house favorite at Harlem's Cotton...

Volume 1: 1943

Duke Ellington

Released 12/15/17 Label ORG Music Genre Jazz Cat no. ORGM-2098

Blue and white swirl colored vinyl.

It’s A Funky Thing: The Very Best of Herbie Mann

Herbie Mann

Released 12/15/17 Label Varese Sarabande Genre Jazz Cat no. 3020675208

His legacy is revered for pushing the boundaries (like Miles Davis did) blending jazz, rock, funk, soul, and pop. This is the first collection to feature rare single edits of Herbie’s hit...

Alone In San Francisco

Thelonious Monk

Released 12/15/17 Label Wax Time Genre Jazz Cat no. OJC231

With the robust ambience of Fugazi Hall in San Francisco at his disposal, Thelonious Monk recorded ten unaccompanied tracks over two days to create a long-awaited sequel to his immensely ...