John Coltrane "Live" at the Village Vanguard (Impulse! AS-10), was Trane's first official "live" album. Coltrane is joined here on two tunes by the wonderful Eric Dolphy on bass clarinet, veteran sidemen McCoy Tyner on piano, Elvin Jones on drums, and Jimmy Garrison & Reggie Workman alternating on bass (both play together on "India,").
Each year on October 9th, Abdullah Ibrahim performs a solo piano concert at the Hirzinger Hall in Germany in order to celebrate his birthday. Due to lockdown restrictions, this birthday concert was replaced with the opportunity to record a solo piano performance. The recording crew was sparse, the audience non-existent, yet Ibrahim’s communion with the piano remains warm and timeless.
First Flight to Tokyo: The Lost 1961 Recordings is a thrilling previously unreleased live recording of Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers captured at Hibiya Public Hall in Tokyo on January 14, 1961, during the band’s first-ever tour of Japan. The concert featured soaring performances of well-known jazz staples as well as classic Jazz Messenger hits including “Blues March,” “Dat Dere,” and “Moanin’.
Finally available on vinyl, two stunning Don Cherry albums which represent a key bridge in Cherry's career between his important American work of the mid-60s, and his growing global consciousness to come. Check it out!
Check out our fresh new vinyl arrivals! Lots of rare and collectible LPs. Limited quantities. Hurry up and grab your copy while you can!
Matthew Halsall is a trumpeter whose unflashy, soulful playing radiates a thoughtful beauty and a composer and band-leader who has created his own rich sound world. A sound that draws on the heritage of British jazz, the spiritual jazz of Alice Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders, as well as world music and electronica influences, and even modern art and architecture, to create something uniquely his own. A music that is rooted in Northern England but draws on global inspirations. He is also a DJ and record producer and is the owner of and head of A&R for Gondwana Records.
Dialogo / Space Echo Records is a new music label exploring different music fields from Afro-Funk to Electronic from dub to Jazz with the intent to create a unique music blend. Dialogo reprints archive music on physical formats. Founded in Milan, and related to great Schema imprint, the label focuses on library music, avant-garde rarities, soundtracks, improvised pieces and jazz works from the Italian musical and sound heritage and beyond.
In one of the major John Coltrane discoveries of recent years a long lost second live performance of his masterwork, A Love Supreme, has surfaced and now is released by Impulse!. This performance runs considerably longer than the original A Love Supreme and captures a historic moment as the newly refigured sextet launch into the suite with power and spirit.