//SPIRITUAL / FREE JAZZ

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Napoli Centrale SOLD

Ricordi

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 200€

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

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: NM/NM offer

Michel Saint Jean & Michel Guérillot - Le Temps Des Hommes SOLD

Private press

Obscure Swiss only 45 released in 1970 by a Lausanne high School for the promotion of a studient movie. Brilliant mix between deep modern jazz & esoteric poem. Very hard to get, in two decades. i have found just two copies of this rarity.
Clean 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

Pick

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+ 90€

The Whole Earth Rainbow Band - Concert

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 100€

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

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 120€

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.


Cover/Vinyl: VG+/M 30€

Tony Williams - Play Or Die

P.S. Productions

Hard to find Swiss only spiritual jazz fusion lp released in 1980.
Little known project by the drummer Tony Williams helped by Tom Grant on keyboards and Patrick O'Hara on electric bass.
Listen to the soulful jazz track, "Lawra" with deep vocal, superb Fender Rhodes and syncopated drum work, a true little gem!!!!
Deadstock copy, little seam split (4cm) on the top edge!!


Cover/Vinyl: VG+/VG+ 60€

The Northern Illinois University Jazz Ensemble - Magic Carpet Ride

Private Press

Scarce US private press released in 1980.
Solid high school jazz lp including the amazing spiritual jazz track, "New Horizon", listen also the heavy jazz funk "Magic Carpet Ride" and the vocal jazz, "music".
Record has light marks, no scuff, you can hear some light background noises and occasionnal ticks. The cover shows a beginning of seam split on the left edge, some stains and light wear on the edges and corners.


Cover/Vinyl: S/S 50€

Gilles Torrent Jazztet - Terre Engloutie

planisphare

Original Swiss only lp released in 1985.
Sublime post coltranish deep modern jazz lp composed and produced by Gilles Torrent, listen to the soundclip.
Still sealed, in perfect condition!!!


Cover/Vinyl: M/M 30€

Louis X - A Moslem Sings Part 1 & 2

Private Press

Rare reissue of one of the first recording by the Black Power / Nation of Islam movement. This important sound piece about the situation of the Afro American community was written and composed by Louis Farrakhan. Listen to both sides!
The record is in perfect condition but there is some sound distorsion due to the bad pressing of the original source. Reissued in 12inch format and one sided.


Cover/Vinyl: VG/VG++ 60€

Peter Apfelbaum - Pillars

Jewish Matador

Deep spiritual lp from San Francisco written and arranged by Peter Apfelbaum and released in 1979. He is helped for this album by The Hieroglyphics Ensemble & the Berkeley Arts Company who produced this lp.
Amazing performance between big band afrocentric jazz, free experimentation, deep spiritual vibes, esoteric poems... Listen to the long soundclip!! Rare private press, tough to find!!!
The record shows just some light marks, no scuffs, and plays fine. The cover has a seam split (5cm), wear on one edge, and light split on two corners.