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A very special price on Trower's latest album. I saw Trower about two years ago and he really is one of the last of the old-style guitar gods. Gods don't always have to show off their powers and that's very true on this release. It's a relatively laid...

"This is a just a great album to listen to. Weird and wonderful music, executed with joy and precision. There's a lot of power in this music, but it's delivered with such frivolous confidence that you barely notice there's a giant in the room. And as...

"This cd is a showcase for the younger McCoy Tyner's compositional and improvisational styles. It captures this master musician at a crossroads between the harder core modal music that he had been recording with John Coltrane a few years earlier and...

"Recorded in London under an assumed name by legendary session musicians including Alan Parker, Roger Coulam, Herbie Flowers and Clem Cattini, and released with different artwork in Germany and Spain in 1970, before creeping out in the UK the following...

While they last, this is $9.00 off the regular price.

Interesting French jazz release beyond the fact that the playing is really good and strong. The band consists of Gilles Wolf on tenor sax, James MacGaw on double bass and Daniel Jeand'heur on...

One of my very favorite compilations these days is this circa 1946-1951 collection of be-boppers, proto r'n'b rave-ups, big hornmen and jump swing. This is a fine, fine collection that highlights the great music that Central Avenue in Los Angeles...

"Finally gathered in one place, here are all five volumes of this groundbreaking series of British psych and freakbeat compilations, in a numbered, limited edition. Boasting no fewer than 82 classic tracks, the set spans established classics by...

Great, wide-ranging collection of music from Cuba. This casts a huge net across what we think of as Cuban or Latin music, some of it being what you would expect and much of it being hugely suprising.

"Part of Luaka Bop's Cuba Classics series...

Fantastic heaping helping of blues from Motor City, 1938-1954, Detroit wasn't as famous of a blues town as you might expect from all the talent there and this collection gives you the very best from that city during the time period.

An amazing price on this 14 track/14 artist anthology of women guitarists. Definitely a good number of names that guitar fans have heard of: Wu Man, Sharon Isbin, Patty Larkin, Memphis Minnie, Mimi Fox, Kaki King, Ellen McIlwaine, Badi Assad, Alex...

If you love/follow jazz of the 40s, you eventually end up here, if you didn't start here: with an appreciation and understanding of how the Hispanic (mostly Cuban, but others as well) residents of NYC mixed with the emerging boppers in the 40s and came...

Very limited stock of this title at 45% off the usual price!
"Honest Jon's has prepared a series drawing on some of the earliest recordings in the EMI Hayes Archive -- recovered from more than 150,000 78s -- staggering music from Iraq, Turkey...

"Virtuoso musicianship? Complex keyboards? Wild guitar? Shifting time signatures? Bizarre lyrics? All are present and correct on this scorching new collection of British prog rarities, culled from 16 of the most collectible albums in the genre...

Honest Jon's Records presents a tribute album to UK folksinger Lal Waterson, with tracks specially commissioned for this release. Lal Waterson was a member of The Watersons, a key 1960s precursor of Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span. Migrating Bird...

Uncle Steve is once more trying to expand the horizons of some of his little charges... This is an excellent 14 track album of traditional music from Latvia, from the former Soviet Union. "The songs collected here, played on traditional zither, bagpipes..

Great price on this 3 CD box of just marvelous blues performances by some of the greatest names who were still alive and kicking at the time they were recorded; it doesn't get much better than Misssissippi John Hurt, Son House, Skip James, Muddy Waters...

"A lot more interesting than the first volume. From the odd spoken word pieces by Ken Nordine and Del Close, to the creepy Christian puppetry of Marcy and the odd transfiguration of nursery rhymes into a horror soundtrack on Les Baxter's "Terror" it...

While they last, this is $6.00 (1/3rd off) the usual price!

This is a collection of interpretations of songs by various Italian artists of works by Stormy Six. There is almost no information about this album on the web and what little there is...

Fine compilation (with a sprinkling of previously unreleased material as well) from the Vanguard catalog of 1960s and 1950s recordings. The set is divided into 3 sets: "Folk Blues", "Delta & Country Blues" and "Urban Blues". Some (not all, but a good...

Released on Proper, a great UK label who do an amazing job in terms of packaging, presentation and especially in terms of sonics. This is fun, proto-rock 'n' roll/rhythm & blues, basic repertoire material.

"Great compilation of 40's big band...

"Violeta de Outono┬┤s seventh studio album, "Volume 7" brings a totally renewed sound, featuring Hammond Organ and analog timbres. Recorded live in the studio, this album introduces new members Fernando Cardoso (keyboards) and Gabriel Costa (bass) along...

Doc Watson with just an acoustic guitar and his voice, captured very early in his career in 1962-63. This is great American roots music, pure and simple.

"In recent years Doc Watson, whose contributions to American roots music have few equals...

Mike Westbrook electric piano/harmonica
George Khan tenor saxophone/electric saxophone/flute
Gary Boyle guitar
Alan Jackson drums/alto saxophone
Butch Potter bass guitar/pogo stick/flute

For more than 50 years, Mike Westbrook has been composing and releasing albums of his unique take on 'jazz'. An exemplary and distinctive composer, he is one of the true pillars of what we consider the 'Brit-jazz' sound and he is still going strong and releasing good work!
He was also one o

A great album available for $10.00 (over 40%) off the usual price, while these copies last!

Originally released 20 years ago and then immediately deleted, I've had this for years and am very happy to be able to offer it. Recorded live directly...

When I went to London in 1977, I saw the Mike Westbrook Brass Band play on the street and they were amazing. I came back from that trip a huge fan and tried to find as much as I could by this great British composer and musician - one of the original...

Since the mid 1970s or so, this great English composer and big band jazz leader has been working with smaller groups and performing a mix between jazz and theatre (sometimes dubbed 'jazz cabaret')...

Led by Ryan Miller (guitar and keyboards) and joined by Michael Dillon - drums and Rick Fitts - bass and based out of Portland Oregon. They are a young, modern, avant/psych/brutal-prog-type ensemble who have toured with groups like Behold the Arctopus...

This is a 20' CDEP which Robert recorded at home on 4 track in 1992. Keyboards, percussion, vocals, etc. Obviously not a 'major' work, but a very personal and also completely enjoyable minor one that fans will treasure.

While they last, this is 1/3rd off the regular price.

Famous, unreleased radio experiment that showed Robert working in the studio and creating. Not a major work by any means - it's a artist playing with the canvas and thinking and creating....

This double CD set compiles early BBC recordings from the band's earliest years from the time of their first two albums, and with the original lineup of Jon Anderson-vocals, Tony Kaye-organ, Peter Banks-guitar, Chris Squire-bass and Bill Bruford-drums....

Captured in Las Vegas while touring in support of The Ladder", "House Of Yes" captures a mix of Yes classics, along with more recent compositions. The Yes lineup for this show consists of: Jon Anderson (vocals), Steve Howe (guitars and vocals), Chris S...

One of the inventors of Tropicalia (and always one of the weirdest/oddest of them, he was quite little known outside of Brazil (and not that famous there either) until about a decade ago when David Byrne released a pretty terrific compilation on Luaka...