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David Sanborn

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Taking Off

A1 Butterfat (3:02)
A2 'Way 'Cross Georgia (4:27)
A3 Duck Ankles (3:20)
A4 Funky Banana (4:27)
A5 The Whisperer (4:47)
B1 It Took A Long Time (3:29)
B2 Black Light (6:30)
B3 Blue Night (3:45)
B4 Flight (4:07)

Warner Bros. Records

Cat No: K56148
Released: 1975

£5.00

John Coltrane

Format: Vinyl Album Picture Disc
Genre: Jazz

Blue Train

A1 Blue Train
A2 Moment's Notice
B1 Locomotion
B2 I'm Old Fashioned
B3 Lazy Bird

Doxy

Cat No: DOP8012
Released: 2016

£14.94

Acker Bilk

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Sheer Magic

A1 Stranger On The Shore
A2 She
A3 Sweet Georgia Brown
A4 Amazing Grace
A5 Auf Wiedersehen
A6 Without You
A7 Burgundy Street
A8 If
A9 Feelings
A10 Aria
B1 Send In The Clowns
B2 Wichita Linesman
B3 You've Lost That Loving Feeling
B4 Misty
B5 Close To You
B6 Honeysuckle Rose
B7 Someone To Watch Over Me
B8 Bridge Over Troubled Water
B9 Homecoming
B10 What A Wonderful World

Warwick Records

Cat No: WW5028
Released: 1977

£4.50

The Paul Desmond Quartet

Format: Vinyl Double Album
Genre: Jazz

Live

A1 Wendy (7:28)
A2 Wave (11:26)
B1 Thing's Ain't What They Used To Be (9:00)
B2 Nancy (9:44)
C1 Manha De Carnival (9:31)
C2 Here's That Rainy Day (7:21)
D1 My Funny Valentine (10:35)
D2 Take Five (7:31)

A&M Records

Cat No: 875074/75
Released: 1976

£17.95

Various

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Fritz The Cat (Original Soundtrack Recording)

A1 Charles Earland Black Talk (2:28)
A2 Ed Bogas & Ray Shanklin Duke's Theme (5:25)
A3 Ed Bogas & Ray Shanklin Fritz The Cat (0:55)
A4 Cal Tjader Mamblues (3:00)
A5 Bo Diddley Bo Diddley (2:20)
A6 Ed Bogas & Ray Shanklin Bertha's Theme (4:56)
B1 Ed Bogas & Ray Shanklin Winston (2:18)
B2 Ed Bogas & Ray Shanklin House Rock (2:52)
B3 Ed Bogas & Ray Shanklin The Synagogue (1:11)
B4 Billie Holiday Yesterdays (3:25)
B5 The Watson Sisters Love Light Of Mine (2:47)
B6 Ed Bogas & Ray Shanklin The Riot (3:10)
B7 Ed Bogas & Ray Shanklin You're The Only Girl (I Ever Really Loved) (3:10)

Fantasy

Cat No: F-9406
Released: 1972

£17.00

Noel Pointer

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Jazz

Hold On

A1 Hold On (5:19)
Arranged By, Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano - D. Grusin*
A2 Stardust Lady (4:11)
Backing Vocals - Mrs. Louvinia Pointer* Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano - D. Grusin* Written-By - A. Simmons* Written-By, Vocals - N. Pointer*
A3 Roots Suite (9:20)
Backing Vocals - Frank Floyd , Milt Grayson , Bill Eaton* , Yolanda McCullough Lujon, Congas, Percussion - Sammy Figueroa Other [Rain & Thunder] - God Synthesizer [Oberheim-polyphonic & Mini-moog], Kalimba, Marimba [African & Bass] - D. Grusin*
a. Introduction & Pastorale (0:56)
Written-By - B. Summers* , D. Grusin* , Q. Jones* , Z. Diouf*
b. Mama Affambeni (4:09)
Written-By - C. Semenya* , Q. Jones*
c. Oluwa (Many Rains Age) (4:18)
Written-By - C. Semenya* , Q. Jones*
B1 Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You) (4:18)
Electric Piano, Synthesizer - D. Grusin* Written-By - S. Wonder*
B2 Staying With You (3:53)
Piano - D. Grusin* Vocals - N. Pointer* Written-By, Vocals - P. Austin*
B3 Movin' In (5:55)
Percussion - Sammy Figueroa Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano - Onaje Allan Gumbs Synthesizer [Oberheim-polyphonic & Mini-moog] - D. Grusin* Written-By - N. Pointer*
B4 Cappriccio Stravagante (5:08)
Arranged By, Electric Piano, Synthesizer [Oberheim-polyphonic] - D. Grusin* Cello - Ulysses Doc Kirksey* Viola - Theodore Israel Violin - Barry Finclair , David Nadien Written-By - C. Farina*
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United Artists Records

Cat No: UA-LA848-H
Released: 1978

£15.00

Kenny G

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Jazz

What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)

A1 What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) (Extended Remix - With Rap) (6:00)
A2 What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) (Extended Remix - Without Rap) (6:00)
B What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) (Single Version) (4:05)

Arista

Cat No: AD1-9517
Released: 1986

£5.50

Various

Format: Vinyl Double Album
Genre: Jazz

Baz Fe Jazz Presents Jazz Dance 4 - Kicks!

A1 Oscar Brown Jr. Mr Kicks
A2 Mongo Santamaria Green Onions
A3 Bill Doggett Hot Fudge
A4 Gerry Mulligan Capricious
A5 Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Caravan
B1 Miles Davis So What
B2 Nancy Ames Eso Beso
B3 Buddy Greco Fever
B4 Cedar Walton Latin America
C1 Arthur Blythe Down Santiago Way
C2 Oscar Brown Jr. Signifyin' Monkey
C3 Mel Tormé Comin' Home Baby
C4 Herbie Mann Watermelon Man
D1 Dave Pike Why Not
D2 Gerry Mulligan Get Out Of Town
D3 Dave Brubeck Take Five
D4 Mongo Santamaria La Bamba

Affinity

Cat No: AFFD 180
Released: 1987

£8.00

Steve Grossman

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Perspective

A1 Creepin' (5:26)
A2 Arfonk (5:33)
A3 Pastel 2 (5:23)
A4 The Crunchies (4:33)
B1 Olha Graciela (5:54)
B2 King Tut (8:13)
B3 Katonah (6:39)

Atlantic

Cat No: SD 19230
Released: 1979

£6.00

Chapter And The Verse

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Jazz

Black Whip

A Black Whip
B Travelling Man: Parts 1&2

Rham!

Cat No: VRST 1
Released: 1991

£6.00

Roadside Picnic

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Roadside Picnic

A1 Morning Song (3:58)
A2 Cairo (6:43)
A3 Kindred Spirit (4:25)
A4 Never Too Late (6:26)
B1 You Get Wet Sleeping In The Park (5:35)
B2 In The Maze (4:35)
B3 A New Canterbury Tale (8:46)
B4 Heart (1:05)

Novus

Cat No: PL 74002
Released: 1989

£5.50

Kennette Lewis

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Jazz

Changes

A1 Changes (Club Mix)
A2 Changes (Instrumental)
B1 Changes (Da Groove)
B2 Changes (Kennettapella)

Jamz

Cat No: JMZ 0001
Released: 1993

£5.50

Robert Johnson

Format: Vinyl 10 Inch
Genre: Jazz

Robert Johnson

A1 Sweet Home Chicago
A2 Come In My Kitchen
A3 Crossroad Blues
B1 I'm A Steady Rollin' Man
B2 Me And The Devil Blues
B3 Love In Vain Blues

Paris Jazz Corner Productions

Cat No: PJCP222010
Released: 2002
Out Of Stock

Paz

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Look Inside

A1 AC/DC (4:47)
A2 Cravo E Canela (3:44)
A3 One Hundred (2:33)
A4 Sunny Day (4:37)
A5 Making Smiles (3:47)
B1 Bags (6:00)
B2 Look Inside (4:43)
B3 Three Blonde Mice (5:00)
B4 Night Bird (5:50)

Paladin Records

Cat No: PALP001
Released: 1983

£4.50

Herbie Hancock

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Head Hunters

A1 Chameleon (15:41)
A2 Watermelon Man (6:29)
B1 Sly (10:18)
B2 Vein Melter (9:10)

CBS

Cat No: CBS 65928
Released: 1977

£25.00

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Information on the Jazz genre

Jazz is a music genre that originated at the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States from a confluence of African and European music traditions. From its early development until the present, jazz has incorporated music from 19th and 20th century American popular music. Its West African pedigree is evident in its use of blue notes, improvisation, polyrhythms, syncopation, and the swung note. However, Art Blakey has been quoted as saying, "No America, no jazz. I’ve seen people try to connect it to other countries, for instance to Africa, but it doesn’t have a thing to do with Africa".

The word "jazz" began as a West Coast slang term of uncertain derivation and was first used to refer to music in Chicago in about 1915. From its beginnings in the early 20th century, Jazz has spawned a variety of subgenres, from New Orleans Dixieland dating from the early 1910s, big band-style swing from the 1930s and 1940s, bebop from the mid-1940s, a variety of Latin jazz fusions such as Afro-Cuban and Brazilian jazz, and free jazz from the 1950s and 1960s, jazz fusion from the 1970s and late 1980s developments such as acid jazz, which blended funk and hip-hop influences into jazz. As the music has spread around the world it has drawn on local national and regional musical cultures, its aesthetics being adapted to its varied environments and giving rise to many distinctive styles.


In the late 1960s and early 1970s the hybrid form of jazz-rock fusion was developed by combining jazz improvisation with rock rhythms, electric instruments, and the highly amplified stage sound of rock musicians such as Jimi Hendrix. All Music Guide states that "..until around 1967, the worlds of jazz and rock were nearly completely separate." However, "...as rock became more creative and its musicianship improved, and as some in the jazz world became bored with hard bop and did not want to play strictly avant-garde music, the two different idioms began to trade ideas and occasionally combine forces." Miles Davis made the breakthrough into fusion in 1970s with his album Bitches Brew. Musicians who worked with Davis formed the four most influential fusion groups: Weather Report and Mahavishnu Orchestra emerged in 1971 and were soon followed by Return to Forever and The Headhunters. Although jazz purists protested the blend of jazz and rock, some of jazz's significant innovators crossed over from the contemporary hard bop scene into fusion. Jazz fusion music often uses mixed meters, odd time signatures, syncopation, and complex chords and harmonies. In addition to using the electric instruments of rock, such as the electric guitar, electric bass, electric piano, and synthesizer keyboards, fusion also used the powerful amplification, "fuzz" pedals, wah-wah pedals, and other effects used by 1970s-era rock bands. Notable performers of jazz fusion included Miles Davis, keyboardists Joe Zawinul, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, vibraphonist Gary Burton, drummer Tony Williams, violinist Jean-Luc Ponty, guitarists Larry Coryell, Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin and Frank Zappa, saxophonist Wayne Shorter, and bassists Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke. Jazz fusion was also popular in Japan where the band Casiopea released over thirty albums praising Jazz Fusion.

Developed by the mid-1970s, jazz-funk is characterized by a strong back beat (groove), electrified sounds, and often, the presence of the first electronic analog synthesizers. The integration of Funk, Soul, and R&B music and styles into jazz resulted in the creation of a genre whose spectrum is indeed quite wide and ranges from strong jazz improvisation to soul, funk or disco with jazz arrangements, jazz riffs, and jazz solos, and sometimes soul vocals.

At the jazz end of the spectrum, jazz-funk characteristics include a departure from ternary rhythm (near-triplet), i.e. the "swing", to the more danceable and unfamiliar binary rhythm, known as the "groove". Jazz-funk also draws influences from traditional African music, Latin American rhythms, and Jamaican reggae. A second characteristic of Jazz-funk music is the use of electric instruments, and the first use of analogue electronic instruments notably by Herbie Hancock, whose jazz-funk period saw him surrounded on stage or in the studio by several Moog synthesizers. The ARP Odyssey, ARP String Ensemble, and Hohner D6 Clavinet also became popular at the time. A third feature is the shift of proportions between composition and improvisation. Arrangements, melody, and overall writing were heavily emphasized.