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  • John Coltrane – Standard Coltrane (1st Stereo Pressing)
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    Prestige – PR 7243 1962 USA Media Condition – VG Sleeve Condition – VG, ringwear on back of jacket. Back of jacket heavily stained.

  • John Cage & Sun Ra – John Cage Meets Sun Ra – The Complete Concert • June 8, 1986 • Coney Island, NY
    $32.00 | , Read more

    If you were going to envision the ultimate avant-garde meeting-of-the-minds jam session, who would you pick? Even the most hopeful fan of strange and innovative music couldn’t have seen [...]

  • John Zorn, Andrea Centazzo, Eugene Chadboure, Tom Corra, Toshinori Kondo, Polly Bradfield – Environment For Sextet
    $27.00 | , Read more

    Reissue, originally released in 1979. Recorded live at WKCR Radio in New York City in 1978 and issued by Ictus the following year, Environment for Sextet encounters John Zorn at the earliest [...]

  • Steve Lacy, Andrew Centazzo, Kent Carter – Trio Live
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    Originally issued in 1977, Trio Live was recorded in 1976, only a handful of days after Steve Lacy and Andrea Centazzo’s Clangs (ICTUSRE 001LP) was laid to tape, presumably capturing [...]

  • Derek Bailey & Andrea Centazzo – Drops
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    Reissue, originally released in 1977. In the history of free improvised music, there has been arguably no greater advocate for the idiom’s power and potential than the English guitarist [...]

  • Andrea Centazzo & Steve Lacy – Clangs
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    Ictus Records’ reissue initiative fittingly begins with Clangs, the first LP issued by the label in 1976. Featuring Steve Lacy on soprano saxophone, bird calls, and pocket synthesizer (or [...]

  • Peter Brotzmann – Along The Way
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    The US release of Peter Brötzmann’s new book, Along The Way, chronicling the last decade of his artwork (2010-2020). This beautiful 228-page hardback featuring full color reproductions was [...]

  • Joshua Abrams – Natural Information
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    Joshua Abrams’ first Natural Information album from 2010. In his book Powershift, published in 1990, writer and businessman Alvin Toffler predicted that the century ahead would be defined [...]

  • Don Cherry – Om Shanti Om
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    2021 repress. An amazing document of the life experiment that was the Organic Music Society. This super quality audio, recorded by RAI (the Italian public broadcasting company) in 1976 for [...]

  • Hartmut Geerkin and Chris Trent – Omniverse Su Ra
    $72.00 | , Add to cart

    Revised and expanded second edition of Hartmut Geerken and Chris Trent’s comprehensive reference Omniverse Sun Ra, originally published in 1994. Full-color 304-page hardcover book. French [...]

  • Albert Ayler – Spiritual Unity
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    2021 repress. LP version. 180 gram virgin vinyl, with original artwork restored. Spiritual Unity, recorded on July 10, 1964, is the album that made Albert Ayler and ESP-Disk’ famous (or, in [...]

  • Lee Morgan – The Sidewinder
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    Lee Morgan’s magnum opus The Sidewinder—recorded in 1963 and release in 1964—was both a comeback and a coronation. The prodigious trumpeter had debuted on Blue Note in 1956 at the age of 18, but [...]

  • Fela Kuti and Roy Ayers – Music of Many Colours
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    Knitting Factory Records is proud to reissue Music Of Many Colours on limited edition rainbow starburst vinyl, exclusive to Record Store Day. This is the first pressing of the album since the [...]

  • June Tyson – Saturnian Queen Of The Sun Ra Arkestra (Gold Vinyl)
    $24.00 | , Add to cart

    HE VOICE OF AFROFUTURISTIC SCIENCE NON-FICTION! Undoubtedly the most sublime constellation in the Sun Ra cosmos, June Tyson’s voice is the perfect guide through one of the most challenging and [...]

  • Sun Ra – Celestial Love
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    Celestial Love contains recordings made in September 1982 at New York’s Variety Studios, which had hosted countless Sun Ra sessions since the late 1960s. This was one of the last extended [...]

  • Miles Davis – Big Fun 2LP
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    Columbia – PG 32866 1974 USA Media Condition – VG+ (disc 1) VG (disc 2) – plays a little noisy, but a good copy Sleeve Condition – VG, visible ringwear, torn sticker residue issue, [...]

  • Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers – Tough! (Japanese Pressing)
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    Cadet – MJ-1017M 1975 Japan, reissue Comes with OBI and insert Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+, some light brown spots from age

  • Art Blakey Et Les Jazz Messengers – Au Théâtre Des Champs-Élysées (Japanese Pressing)
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    RCA, RCA Camden – RGP-1179(M) 1976 Japan, reissue Comes with OBI and insert Media Condition – VG+, few very light marks on both sides Sleeve Condition – VG, some brown marks [...]

  • Sonny Rollins – Contemporary Alternate Takes (Japanese Pressing)
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    Contemporary Records – VIJ-28076 1986 Japan Comes with OBI and inserts Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+, few very light marks on cover

  • Ornette Coleman – An Evening With Ornette Coleman 2 (Japanese Pressing)
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    Freedom – PA-9742 1979 Japan Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+, comes with insert & OBI, faint discoloration

  • James ‘Blood’ Ulmer ‎– Are You Glad To Be In America? (Japanese Pressing)
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    Rough Trade – VIP-4222 1987 Japan, reissue Comes with OBI and insert Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+, couple very light marks on back

  • Eric Dolphy – Last Date (Japanese Pressing)
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    Fontana PAT-1051 1974 Japan Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+, comes with OBI, insanely clean copy

  • Charlie Haden – Liberation Music Orchestra (Japanese Pressing)
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    Impulse!, MCA Records – AS-9183 1981 Japan, reissue Comes with OBI and insert Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+, there are some light brown spots inside gatefold from age

  • The Cecil Taylor Quartet – Looking Ahead! (Japanese Pressing)
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    Contemporary Records – LAX 3026 1975 Japan, reissue Comes with OBI and insert Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+, light ringwear

  • Albert Ayler Quartet Featuring Don Cherry, Gary Peacock And Sonny Murray ‎– Ghosts
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    Freedom – K18P-9387 1985 Japan Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+, comes with insert & OBI, faint discoloration on white parts of LP jacket.

  • Pharoah Sanders – Love Will Find A Way (promo)
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    Arista AB-4161 1978 USA Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+ White Label Promo

  • Cecil Taylor – Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come 2LP
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    Arista – AL1905 1976 USA Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+

  • Miles Davis ‎– Bitches Brew
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    Columbia PG26 1975 USA Media: VG+ Jacket: VG+ Top copy.

  • David Holland Quartet – Conference Of The Birds
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    “While living in London I had an apartment with a small garden. During the summer around 4 or 5 o’clock in the morning, just as the day began, birds would gather here one by one and [...]

  • Sam Rivers – Streams
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    Recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July 6, 1973. Impulse! – MCA-39120 1989 US remaster Media Condition – VG, couple light scuff marks on both sides, close [...]

  • Pharoah Sanders – Love In Us All (QUAD)
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    QUAD ABC Impulse! ASD 9280 1974 USA Media Condition – VG+ (low end. little bit of noise, some visible marks) Sleeve Condition – VG, ringwear, drill hole on jacket. Bottom edge 1″ split.

  • Mystery Kindaichi Band – Adventures Of Kindaichi Kosuke
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    Repressed; LP version. Obi; includes four-page insert. Wewantsounds present the first official release outside of Japan for The Mystery Kindaichi Band’s The Adventures of Kindaichi Kosuke, [...]

  • Gil Scott-Heron – The Best Of Gil Scott-Heron
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    Compilation of Gil Scott-Heron tracks from 1975-1984. Arista – ALB6-8306 1984 US comp Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+, record comes in original inner, light [...]

  • Miles Davis – Merci Miles! (Live At Vienne)
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    Miles Davis’ performance at Jazz a Vienne on July 1, 1991 became one of his final live performances before he passed away on September 28, 1991, and this previously unreleased set includes two [...]

  • John Coltrane – A Love Supreme: Live In Seattle
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    Double vinyl LP pressing. This newly discovered live-recording of a performance of the Love Supreme suite is a revelation. Recorded at The Penthouse in Seattle on October 2, 1965, this recording [...]

  • David Murray Octet – Ming
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    First album by the David Murray Octet. Early 1980s free jazz. Black Saint – BSR 0045 1980 Italy Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG, crease in top right corner, some edge wear

  • Albert Ayler ‎– The Last Album
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    Original pressing with black labels having red ring. Recorded at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, August 26, 27, 28 and 29, 1969. Throughout the album Bill Folwell’s bass is heard on the [...]

  • Marion Brown – Le Temps Fou [pressing error with skip on first track a side]
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    2019 bootleg Polydor pressing.  This pressing has a pressing error, a skip in first 30 seconds. In September 1968, Marion Brown, who moved to Europe two years earlier, recorded the soundtrack of [...]

  • Alice Coltrane – Live At Canegie Hall, 1971
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    The musician and spiritual seeker Alice Coltrane was much more than just John Coltrane‘s second wife. One of the few harpists to feature prominently in jazz, she was also a renowned pianist [...]

  • Ted Byrnes – Moving My Body Through Space CD
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    Recognized as a skilled and sought after collaborator, Ted Byrnes solo albums cast a wide net that capture Byrnes’ adventurous and omnivorous approach to solo percussion. An alumnus of [...]

  • Jean Guérin – Tacet
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    Recorded January 1971 at Ossian & Magne Studios. Genre defying, spacey free jazz. SouffleContinu Records – FFL009 / Futura Records – SON 04 2015 France, reissue Media Condition [...]

  • Henry Franklin – The Skipper
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    Though it’s hard to pick a winner among the estimable Black Jazz catalog, this 1972 release from bassist Henry “The Skipper” Franklin would have to be near the top of the list. Franklin got his [...]

  • Henry Franklin – The Skipper At Home (2021 Black Jazz Remaster)
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    Bassist Henry Franklin’s 1972 release for Black Jazz, The Skipper, is one of the highlights in a label catalog full of many, and his 1974 follow-up, The Skipper at Home (“The Skipper” is [...]

  • Alice Coltrane ‎– Lord Of Lords
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    2021 repress. “Originally released in 1972, Lord Of Lords was Alice Coltrane’s final album for Impulse! and the last installment in her awe-inspiring trilogy that also included [...]

  • Theo Parrish – Theo Parrish’s Black Jazz Signature
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    2021 repress; gatefold double LP version. This version is unmixed. Arguably one of the world’s most important underground dance music producer/DJs Theo Parrish lends his hands to selecting [...]

  • Oneness Of Juju ‎– Space Jungle Luv
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    2021 repress. “Magical, mystical, Afrocentric, progressive — words that could be used to describe any number of musical compositions by Sun Ra or his cosmic brothers and sisters, from [...]

  • Experience Unlimited ‎– Free Yourself (REISSUE)
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    2021 repress. “The go-go band’s sought after debut album. Enriched funk. Magical, mystical, Afrocentric, progressive –words that could be used to describe any number of musical [...]

  • Albert Ayler ‎– In Greenwich Village
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    2015 release. Originally released 1967; exact reissue, 180 Gram, Gatefold sleeve. Part of the Back To Black series. Including digital download code. “During 1967-69 avant-garde innovator [...]