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 Black Saint and The Sinner Lady

Charles Mingus

Label Verve Genre Jazz Cat no. 2780953

This 1963 recording occupies a special place in Mingus's work, his most brilliantly realized extended composition. The six-part suite is a broad canvas for the bassist's tumultuous passio...

Released 11/08/99 Label Verve Genre Jazz Cat no. IMPD174

This 1963 recording occupies a special place in Mingus's work, his most brilliantly realized extended composition. The six-part suite is a broad canvas for the bassist's tumultuous passio...

Jazz At The Philharmonic - Carnegie Blues

Lester Young

Released 04/20/18 Label Verve Genre Jazz Cat no. B002782601

This legendary album consisted of tracks recorded at Carnegie Hall between 1946 and 1967 with an all-star ensemble of jazz legends like Herb Ellis, Jo Jones, Ray Brown, Coleman Hawkins an...

Jazz At The Philharmonic - Blues In Chicago 1955

Oscar Peterson, Illinois Jacquet and Herb Ellis

Released 04/20/18 Label Verve Genre Jazz Cat no. B002782701

Norman Granz’ Jazz at the Philharmonic series brought together the jazz titans of his era to perform together. Oscar Peterson leads a band with Buddy Rich, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Di...

Cheek to Cheek

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

Released 04/06/18 Label Verve Genre Jazz Cat no. B002676302

For the first time, all of Ella & Louis’ classic duets are in one place. This 4CD set gathers their timeless three Verve albums – newly remastered versions of Ella and Louis, Ella and...

Steve Gadd Band

Steve Gadd Band

Released 03/23/18 Label Varese Sarabande Recordings Genre Jazz Cat no. 3020624412

Digipak CD.

Returnings

Jakob Bro

Released 03/23/18 Label ECM Genre Jazz Cat no. B002810102

Danish guitarist Jakob Bro creates magical music, impossible to categorize. On Returnings the magic is intensified as Bro and musical soul-mate Thomas Morgan reconnect with two living leg...

God Is More Than Love Can Ever Be

Sun Ra

Released 03/23/18 Label Cosmic Myth Records Genre Jazz Cat no. CMR003

God Is More Than Love Can Ever Be is something of a rarity in the Sun Ra catalog—a cohesive album with none of the stylistic eclecticism and musical chair shifting many of the artist’s se...

Released 03/23/18 Label Cosmic Myth Records Genre Jazz Cat no. CMR003LP

God Is More Than Love Can Ever Be is something of a rarity in the Sun Ra catalog—a cohesive album with none of the stylistic eclecticism and musical chair shifting many of the artist’s se...

The Questions

Kurt Elling

Released 03/23/18 Label Okeh Genre Jazz Cat no. 88985492832

The Questions by Kurt Elling via Okeh Records.

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...

Music Is

Bill Frisell

Released 03/16/18 Label Okeh Genre Jazz Cat no. 19075815002

The focus of Music IS is on the telling of musical stories from Frisell's original and inimitable perspective: some of the interpretations being naked, exposed and truly solo, while other...

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

180 gram vinyl. Includes download code.

Released 03/02/18 Label ECM Genre Jazz Cat no. B002796402

Eick is in great form as a writer on this showing, deploying driving rhythm at the bottom end of his music and soaring melody at the top in this series of pieces which add up to a kind of...

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...

Suttle Sculpture

David Toop and Paul Burwell

Released 02/23/18 Label Sub Rosa Genre Jazz Cat no. SUBLOGOS 003LP

Never released before recordings from Logos Foundation live sessions in Brussels, on May 7, 1977. When Paul Burwell and I started playing together just after Christmas, 1969, we found our...

From Outer Space

Plan B - Joe McPhee, James Keepnews, and David Berger

Released 02/23/18 Label ROARATORIO Genre Jazz Cat no. ROAR 046LP

At age 78, Joe McPhee shows no sign of slowing down. Plan B is the master improviser's new trio, with James Keepnews on guitar and laptop and David Berger on drums. A soundtrack to a scie...

Flower of Sulphur

YoshimiO / Susie Ibarra / Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe

Released 02/23/18 Label Thrill Jockey Genre Jazz Cat no. CD-THRILL-456

In December of 2016, three improvisational luminaries performed live together for the first time. Multi-instrumentalist YoshimiO (Boredoms, OOIOO, Saicobab), avant-garde percussionist Sus...

Released 02/23/18 Label Thrill Jockey Genre Jazz Cat no. LP-THRILL-456

Pressed on double virgin vinyl and packaged in a Gatefold jacket.

J-Jazz Deep Modern Jazz from Japan 1969 - 1984

Various

Released 02/23/18 Label BBE Genre Jazz Cat no. CD-BBE-434

In the years following the World War Two, Japan developed one of the most insatiable, dynamic and diverse markets for jazz. For a crucial period of little over a decade - from the late 19...

Released 02/23/18 Label BBE Genre Jazz Cat no. LP-BBE-434

In the years following the World War Two, Japan developed one of the most insatiable, dynamic and diverse markets for jazz. For a crucial period of little over a decade - from the late 19...

The Colpix Singles

Nina Simone

Released 02/23/18 Label Rhino Genre Jazz Cat no. A 566798

Mono, remastered version. 140 gram vinyl.

Released 02/23/18 Label Rhino Genre Jazz Cat no. CD 566797

Mono, remastered version. 27 tracks

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...

Jazz For Hi-Fi Lovers

Various Artists

Released 02/16/18 Label Modern Harmonic Genre Jazz Cat no. LP-MH-8069

Clear colored vinyl.

For Gyumri

Tigran Hamasyan

Released 02/16/18 Label Nonesuch Genre Jazz Cat no. CD 565456

Nonesuch Records releases its third recording from pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan, the EP For Gyumri. A companion to last year’s An Ancient Observer, For Gyumri includes five additi...

Released 02/16/18 Label Nonesuch Genre Jazz Cat no. A 565456

Nonesuch Records releases its third recording from pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan, the EP For Gyumri. A companion to last year’s An Ancient Observer, For Gyumri includes five additi...

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...

Water Babies

Miles Davis

Released 02/11/18 Genre Jazz Cat no. 888837843119

Released during Miles Davis's retirement in the second half of the seventies, it is a collection of stylistically diverse "leftovers" spanning eighteen months, from the Nefertiti sessions...

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.

Soul Drums

Bernard Pretty Purdie

Released 02/02/18 Label Nature Sounds Genre Jazz Cat no. L-NSD814

50th anniversary reissue. Bonus LP contains Purdie’s long-lost second solo album Alexander’s Ragtime Band, available on vinyl for the first time ever.

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...

Proton Pump

Akira Sakata and Chikamorachi with Masahiko Satoh

Released 02/02/18 Label Family Vineyard Genre Jazz Cat no. FV104LP

Proton Pump is a milestone achievement in the winding career of alto saxophonist, gibberish shrieker and jazz legend Akira Sakata. It's a lightning-fast, real-time cut-up of melody and ba...

Released 02/02/18 Label Family Vineyard Genre Jazz Cat no. FV104CD

Proton Pump is a milestone achievement in the winding career of alto saxophonist, gibberish shrieker and jazz legend Akira Sakata. It's a lightning-fast, real-time cut-up of melody and ba...

Solo A Genova

Jamie Saft

Released 01/26/18 Label Rarenoise Records Genre Jazz Cat no. RRNS88.2

Jamie Saft solo is different. Absent the driving rhythms of the trio sets, he proves himself strikingly virtuosic, lushly harmonic, and beautifully fluid. Solo A Genova, as the title sugg...

Released 01/26/18 Label Rarenoise Records Genre Jazz Cat no. RRNS88.1

180 gram vinyl.

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 ...