First in a series of 11 releases documenting the complete Nimbus I.U.C.C. recordings of the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, this limited to 250 copies only 2CD set documents a never before issued recording of Horace Tapscott leading his legendary Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, in concert at the Immanuel United Church of Christ - November 26th, 1978. One-time pressing, sold-out at the source. Hurry up!
The latest from Pulitzer Prize-winner Henry Threadgill, The Other One, is comprised of a three-movement composition entitled “Of Valence” that was the musical component of a large multimedia work performed and recorded live at Roulette Intermedium in Brooklyn, New York in May 2022. Also available is the autobiography of one of the towering figures of contemporary American music and a powerful meditation on history, race, capitalism, and art.
A brilliant collection of writings and photographs from an eclectic mix of artists telling of decisive moments and memories that still resonate today and have shaped their own artistic identity. Featuring Stephen Malkmus, Adrian Sherwood, Scientist, Suzanne Ciani, Shintaro Sakamoto, Gilberto Gil, Arthur Verocai, Pascal Comelade, Sun Ra Arkestra‘s Marshall Allen, Fred Frith, Eiko Ishibashi, Tim Bernardes, Roedelius, Mdou Moctar, Anadol, and Claire Rousay, among others.
In July 1958, Donald Byrd made a lengthy visit to Europe. In November and December, the genius trumpet player and his men were invited by French Radio to make some recordings session. Now Sam Records is proud to present this previously unreleased studio session recorded for the French Radio Television Show ‘Jazz aux Champs-Elysées’ on a beautifully crafted 180-gram LP edition. Check it out!
ECM’s new audiophile vinyl-reissue series! A kaleidoscope, shedding light on the jewels of the label’s deep catalog in elegant, high-quality editions. The hallmarks of the series: original and evocative music, imaginatively played and sensitively produced. The recordings underline the scope and variety of ECM’s world of sound and the LPs are presented in different formats.
This Spring Jazz Messengers is offering tons of CDs and LPs with discounts of up to 60%. From classic jazz imprints such as Jazzology, Arbors, Challenge, or Timeless to free jazz and impro labels such as ESP-Disk, Relative Pitch, Trost, or Leo Records. Also more than 150 vinyl titles with 20% off, including recent releases and hard-to-find gems. Check it out!
American jazz pianist, composer, bandleader, and educator Ahmad Jamal has been for more than six decades one of the most successful small-group leaders in jazz. Known for his innovative and minimalist approach to improvisation, Jamal began playing the piano at a young age and went on to become one of the most respected musicians of his time. His 1958 album "At the Pershing: But Not for Me" remains a classic in the jazz genre, featuring the hit song "Poinciana." Throughout his career, Jamal has collaborated with many other legendary jazz musicians and continues to inspire new generations of artists with his unique style and timeless compositions.
Elemental Music Records is a jazz record label based in Spain that specializes in releasing classic jazz albums and reissuing other genres between the 1950s and the 1970s. Founded in 2012, the label has quickly gained a reputation for its high-quality releases, which are carefully remastered and packaged with extensive liner notes and rare photos. Some of the artists edited by Elemental Music Records include Bill Evans, Albert Ayler, Chet Baker, and Dexter Gordon. The label's dedication to preserving and promoting classic jazz has made it a favorite among collectors and fans alike.
In 2020 Brian Marsella joined the heavy metal organ trio Simulacrum to spawn the astonishing fusion quartet Chaos Magick. This fourth CD in their ever-expanding legacy is a magical collection of instrumental music at its finest. Tighter and wilder than ever, Medeski, Hollenberg, Grohowski, and Marsella perform with a remarkable rapport in this provocative new direction from Downtown alchemist John Zorn, who has been exploring new musical worlds and confounding expectations.