Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG offer

Toni Branker - For The Children SOLD


Original US press from 1980 released on the famous custom label, RPC, composed, produced and privatly pressed by Tony Branker.
Still unknown and ultra rare magnificent modal - spiritual jazz groove lp out of Pennsylvania, featuring the young, future top jazz guitarist, Stanley Jordan, Tony Branker plays Trumpet and flugelhorn, Glen Cashman plays sax, Gary Monheit plays piano and electric piano, Dan Krim on bass and Jeff Penney on drums. Check the long soundclip including the straight ahead modal jazz track, "Do Dat", the terrific jazz funk "Unicorn", the other modal track, "Circles".
The record have light hairline marks, nothing deep, plays really fine, just occasional light tics, strong VG copy, the sleeve has wear on the down edge, some stains on the front and back cover, autograph on the back cover. Ultra rare lp!!!

Cover/Vinyl: VG++/VG offer

The William Penn Jazz Ensemble - Carvings SOLD

Private Press

Original US press from 1982.
Still unknown superb 80's spiritual jazz lp out of Philadelphia, directed by Leslie Burrs, two original tracks composed by himself and two beautiful versions of Naima & Lazybird from Coltrane, Dolphin Dance from Herbie Hancock and Meditation from Antonio Carlos Jobim. Music played and sung by students of the William Penn High School. Check the long soundclip.Very hard to find!!! Record has several light marks, it plays fine, strong VG copy, just some light tics. Sleeve in solid condition. Some stains on the back cover.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG++ offer

Nil's Jazz Ensemble - S/T SOLD


Original Peruvian press from 1976.
Essential spiritual jazz funk lp from Nilo Espinoza and his band, killer grooves throughout the album including big drums, raw clavinet, wah wha guitar, phased Fender Rhodes and of course great sax and flute solo by the leader.
The record is in strong VG++ copy, only some superficial marks under strong lamp, plays excellent!! Light laminate wear on the sleeve, some stains on the back cover, this copy comes with the rare poster. Nowadays very hard to find lp. Serious offer only.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG offer

James Tatum - Contemporary Jazz Mass SOLD

JTTP Records

Original US press.
No need to introduce this fascinating lp, every tracks are intense and sublime, one of my all time favorite record for his calming and souful atmosphere, a unique heritage, really different compares to the Tribe, Stata East afrocentric influenced sounds, this recording is an elegant fusion between modern jazz and gospel, check the soundclip.
The record has several light marks, no deep scuffs, plays fine with some light tics here and here, mainly on the side B! Slightly warped but it doesn't affect the sound. Little crease on the top left and down left edges. Otherwise, in solid shape.

Cover/Vinyl: EX/EX offer

Cossi Anatz - S/T SOLD

Vendémiaire / Palm

Original French press released in 1975 on the famous Vendémiaire / Palm label.
Nonesuch modern / spiritual jazz lp composed by this sextet from the south of the France, superb fusion between local occitan folk music and modern post coltranish jazz.
Record has just superficial marks, plays excellent, cover shows minor wear on the corners.

Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG+ offer

Heath Brothers - Marchin' On! SOLD

Strata East

Classic spiritual jazz lp on Strata East composed by the Heath Brothers!
Early second press from the 70's with the blue label. Hard box cover.
Of course the amazing B side with the infamous fourth parts "Smilin' Billy Suite". For those who don't already know this masterpiece, peep the long sound clip below. I've recorded the first part with the long intro to get a good idea of the condition as the intro is very quiet and of course the amazing second part with its drum break to die for and last but not least the fourth part in a more jazz funk way. Listen also to the great "Maimoun" from "Ilusion Suite".
Record has some light marks, plays really excellent, no noises or clicks, seam split (9cm) on the top edge from the open edge.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ offer

Napoli Centrale SOLD


Original 1st press from 1978.
The third and rarest lp from Napoli Centrale, more oriented free / spiritual jazz than their previous works, highly recommanded!!
Several light marks, plays fine.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ offer

James Tatum - Contemporary Jazz Mass SOLD

JTTP Records

Original US Press, 1973.
No need to introduce this fascinating lp, every tracks are intense and sublime, one of my all time favorite record for his calming and souful atmosphere, a unique heritage, really different compares to the Tribe, Stata East afrocentric influenced sounds, this recording is an elegant fusion between modern jazz and gospel, check the soundclip.
Record shows superficial marks, plays excellent!! Light wear on the edges and corners of the sleeve, no seam split, no writing.

Cover/Vinyl: NA/NM 150€

Secret 45

Private press

Ultra rare French avant / spiritual jazz 45 EP composed by young students in the 70's including melancolic vibes, cinematic atmospheres, amazing DIY Deep Jazz!!
this 7inch turns in 33rpm, there is four long tracks.
This record is really very to find, privatly pressed by the quartet and still unknown.
NM perfect copy.

Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG offer

Atarpop 73 & Le Collectif Le Temps Des Cerises - Attention L' Armée SOLD

Temps Des Cerises

Original French press from 1975 released by "Le Collectif Le Temps des Cerises".
Essential politically engaged modern jazz lp comped on "Mobilisation Générale".
Strong VG copy, plays fine!! Seam split (5cm) on the left edge of the cover.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ 120€

Various Artists - UO Jazz

Private press

Undiscovered US private press released in 1979 by the University of Oregon.
Great 2 lps set composed by different studient bands, i have recorded 3 tracks from the side B composed by the Experimental Jazz Ensemble listen to "The Land And The Staff Of Law", "Ghost Dance", Windflower", great spiritual - avant jazz vibes here!!! The other groups are also interesting, unknown record,nothing on the web.
Gatefold sleeve. Strong VG+ copy!!

Cover/Vinyl: VG++/VG++ offer

Neil Ardley - A Symphony Of Amaranths SOLD

EMI Regal Zonophone

Original UK 1st press on Regal Zonophone.
Sublime concept jazz lp composed in 1972 by Neil Ardley featuring some of the best UK jazz musicians, Don Rendell, Norma Winstone, Harry Beckett, Barbara Thompson... And a string sextet, amazing deep jazz album, listen to the soundclip.
Record has some light marks, no scuffs, plays fine with occasionnal light background noises when the music isn't loud, overall, it plays fine!! Cover shows light wear, nothing serious, in solid VG++ condition.

Cover/Vinyl: S/S offer

The 1980 Southern University Jazz Ensemble With Alvin Batiste - Centennial One SOLD

South Louisiana Music

Original US press released in 1980.
Rare spiritual jazz / modern soul lp privatly pressed and produced by Alvin Batiste.
Incredible session including plenty of different styles, from intense spiritual jazz like "Music Came", "Ghetto Hero", to soulful jazz numbers "Clean air", "Little Star" but also some killer modern soul funk tracks like "Broken Dreamer", "ESP", "Give It Up Or Tell Where It's At".
This copy still sealed, the cover has light wear on the top and down right corners.

Cover/Vinyl: EX/VG+ 40€

Free Street - Hey! Hey! Hey! / Rhythm of the city BACK IN STOCK

Pierre Cardin Records

Scarce 45 composed by the Free Street Theater troop of Chicago featuring Geraldine de Haas. It was released only in France on the Pierre Cardin label.
It contains the superb uptempo soul jazz "hey! hey! hey!", the B side is cool too!!!
The record shows some light marks but they don't affect the sound. The cover shows a little stain on the back cover. In solid shape.

Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ 140€

The Black Star Ensemble - Clifford Brown, Delaware Heritage Concert

Century Records

Obscure US Spiritual jazz private press released in 1976 on the custom label, Century Records. Rare recorded performance from Abdu-Raschid Yahya, piano, composer,, and his Black Star Ensemble: Al-Hahyah, vocal, Marcus Belgrave and James Dixon on trumpet, Charles Bowen, Robert Lowery and Vernon James on reeds, Richard Holmes on drums, Joseph Kearney on bass. Sublime concert dedicated to the great Clifford Brown, exciting mixture from afrocentric spiritual vibes to melancolic vocal jazz - deep modern jazz.
Record has several light marks, plays fine! Cover shows light wear on the edges and corners, beginning of ring wear, in solid condition.

Cover/Vinyl: VG++/EX 60€

Voki Kostic - Ereignisse Und Augenblicke Jazz Suite


Obscure european spiritual / avant garde / jazz groove lp composed by Voki Kostic, released in 1978 on the little Swiss label, Pick Records.
Plenty of different and creative jazz pieces throughout the lp, listen..
Some superficial marks on the marks, plays excellent!!
Cover has light wear on the edges and corners.

Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG+ offer

The Whole Earth Rainbow Band - Concert SOLD

Wranebeau Records

Another rare lp from the The Whole Earth Rainbow Band privatly pressed on their own label between 1972 and 1973, theil second lp, surely their rarest.
Amazing mutant jazz album, unusual, uncompromising!
Record has several light marks, nothing bad, plays fine!!
Cover has wear on the corners and edges, a beginning of seam split on the down edge, sticker residue on the front cover.

Cover/Vinyl: NM/NM offer

Your Exotic Prince - Speak Up & Love Music That Is In You SOLD

Private press

Double lp reissue pressed in very limited quantities, 20 copies. It contains two albums, "Speak up" and the unknown (for me), "Love Music That Is In You".
One of the weirdest record that i have listened, really outsider from the beginning to the end, please listen this mutant black jazz masterpiece.
New lp, N° 16/20.

Cover/Vinyl: VG++/VG+ offer

Bilderrrhamen - Irma Im Rex SOLD

Private press

Unknown and extremely hard to find lp pressed in 1987 in Switzerland.
Sublime modern / spiritual jazz album from this Swiss Sextet, listen to the both deep jazz tracks "Bilderrahmen" and "Kreuzfahrt", Amazing discovery few years ago, i have finally found another copy for the site. Highly Recommanded!!
The record has light marks but plays fine, you can hear some light ticks, nothing bad. With printed inner sleeve.
Cover shows light wear on corners.

Cover/Vinyl: EX/NM 60€

Marc Mangen & Afrodisax - S/T

Private press

Original 1st press released in 1985.
Obscure jazz lp composed, arranged and privatly pressed by Marc Mangen, listen to the deep jazz track, "On A Winter's Day" with beautiful melancolic / cinematic theme, listen also, my favorite track, "The Eternal Flower" and to finish, the free jazz oriented track, "The Silence Of a Candle In The Darkness Of An Attic" 80's jazz gem here!!
Deadstock copy. Laminate wear on the back cover, down left corner.