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Found a few of these hiding in a warehouse. Long out of print. Last time ever on this wonderful release from the wonderful, now gone, Reel Recordings label.

Collated from a number of boxes of home recordings left at Lady June's house after Kevin moved out and they were saved from the rubbish bin by G.F. Fitz-Gerald. While the sound quality is generally surprisingly excellent, this is definitely geared towards folks who are already fans. But if you are a big fan of his 1969-1974 solo works, then...

Another in the very long and very excellent archival remasterings and repackagings supervised by Mark Powell, who also did the catalog of Camel, Caravan and others. Includes good essays, lots of rare and unseen photos and bonus tracks. This January 197...

Newly remastered and expanded and overseen by Mark Powell including a John Peel show from 7/13/76 and a live BBC In Concert show from 9/30/76.

"Kevin Ayers - an English eccentric, supreme musical raconteur and a quirky innovator whose...

"Albert Ayler's trio with Gary Peacock and Sunny Murray is best known for the July 10, 1964, recording of Spiritual Unity, the album that made both Ayler and ESP-Disk' famous when it was released in 1965. A decade after that, in 1975, ESP-Disk' also released, as Prophecy, the first documentation of the group, recorded a month before Spiritual Unity by Canadian poet Paul Haines at a concert at a 91st Street club. These Cellar Café recordings are augmented here beyond the five cuts from the original...

Recorded July 25th, 1970 during Ayler's final concert series. Quite good sound quality for something was sitting in the vaults for 35 years and a minor revelation! Albert Ayler (tenor saxophone, soprano, musette, vocal); Allen Blairman (drums); Steve...

"Impulse! Is celebrating their 50th anniversary with several re-issues including a collection of “2-fers," two albums on one compact disc. This is one of the most interesting of the bunch, because it contains two relative rarities by the free-jazz saxophonist Albert Ayler. I'll risk the wrath of the cognoscenti by stating up front that I think Love Cry was one of Ayler's finest LP's. Released in 1967 with Ayler on tenor and alto saxophones, Donald Ayler on trumpet, Call Cobbs on piano and harpsichord...

"Michael Snow is a Canadian national treasure, a true Renaissance man. He assembled a stellar group to improvise a sound track for his art film, titled Walking Woman, featuring a silhouette that is rumored to have been inspired by Carla Bley."...

This is the two famous "Fondation Maeght" lps on Shandar, reissued on CD legit for the very first time.

"Fantastic CD reissue featuring two classic late Albert Ayler's albums (both originally released on the French Shandar label). Albert Ayler...

Albert Ayler tenor saxophone
Don Cherry cornet
Gary Peacock double bass
Sunny Murray drums
Previously unreleased recordings, recorded on September 3th, 1964 live at Club Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark.
"The program is indicative of a customary set by the band, which is to say unlike any other music of the time. Ayler con- tinues a practice of elemental one-word composition titles with pieces like the tender “Mothers,” itself a recasting of the old spiritual “Sometimes I Feel Lik

"Albert Ayler's Spirits Rejoice was recorded at Albury Judson Hall (now Cami Hall) on West 57th Street in New York City, by engineer David Hancock . This recording, which was recorded at 30 IPS, rather than the customary 15 IPS to achieve the highest p...

In my opinion, if you have to pick one album to answer the question of "What was Albert Ayler's music all about?", this is that album. As Chip Stern said, "This clocks in at only 29:31, but I guarantee you won't spend a more intense half-hour in your life."

"This 50th Anniversary Expanded Edition includes as a bonus the track briefly substituted for "Spirits" on an early vinyl edition. It is the same tune known as "Vibrations" on the album of that title on Arista/Freedom (aka Ghosts when issued...

This radio performance, from Hilversum, Holland, November 9, 1964, is the last known recording by Albert's most famous early quartet: Albert Ayler-tenor sax, Don Cherry-cornet, Gary Peacock-bass and Sunny Murray...

Somehow I don't think Ayuo was thinking of Ameri"The creator of two of the most fascinating releases on the New Japan series (Izutsu and Red Moon) now turns his hand to one of the most curious of all Japanese musical forms, the Noh play. Mixing the....

''Ayuo (whose name translates as Fish-Light) is one of the most enigmatic figures in Japan, as unique a figure as Moondog, Sun Ra or Haino Keiji, with whom he occasionally collaborates. Ayuo's music is a delicate balance of world music traditions, new ...

Ayuo is one of Japans great originals, having walked his own unusual path for over twenty years. His second CD for Tzadik is a charming and hypnotic collaboration with one of Japans most beautiful vocalists, pop star Ohta Hiromi. Touching upon various ...


"Jeremy Beck has created a special kind of musical world; one which combines hope with a gentle sadness and nostalgia. It is the kind that you glimpse upon waking on a Sunday morning and seeing a steady rain in the garden, knowing that you can go right...

Earth and Fire were an early 70's Dutch progressive band. This 1973 album was their 3rd release, and is generally agreed by all to be their best, along with their second. The band featured vocalist Jerney Kaagman, who has a clear, soaring voice...

"Impossible to find jazz/soul/funk monster by Fusión, issued in Chile in 1975 by ALBA (ALD-041)—a fulsome combination of funk, electric jazz, and soul, with Latin roots. Bassist Enrique Luna had lived and studied art in New York, and knew first-hand...

"Arcane Rising is the second album by The Story, the acclaimed duo comprising Martin Welham (leader of acid folk legends, Forest) and his multi-instrumentalist son, Tom. Written and recorded in the depths of the English countryside, like its predecessor Tale Spin (2005), it's a partly improvised and consistently melodic song cycle that's sure to appeal to fans of Devendra Banhart, Joanna Newsom and Espers as well as older names like Donovan, The Incredible String Band and C.O.B."...