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Sadao Watanabe

Format: Vinyl Double Album
Genre: Jazz

How's Everything - Sadao Watanabe Live At Budokan

A1 Up Country (10:39)
A2 Mzuri (4:27)
B1 Tsumagoi (6:31)
B2 All About Love (4:40)
B3 Nice Shot (7:19)
C1 Seeing You (5:33)
C2 No Problem (7:19)
C3 Boa Noite (6:07)
D1 Sun Dance (7:46)
D2 M&M Studio (9:07)
D3 My Dear Life (5:21)

Columbia

Cat No: C2X 36818
Released: 1980

£4.00

The 50 Guitars Of Tommy Garrett

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

50 Guitars Visit Hawaii

A1 Blue Hawaii
A2 Hawaiian Wedding Song (Ke Kali Nei Au)
A3 Pagan Love Song
A4 My Little Grass Shack (In Kealalekua Hawaii)
A5 Now Is The Hour (Maori Farewell Song)
A6 Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)
B1 The Hukilau Song
B2 Song Of The Islands (Na Lei O Hawaii)
B3 Lovely Hula Hands
B4 Sweet Leilani
B5 The Moon Of Manakoora
B6 Aloha Oe

Liberty

Cat No: LBY 1108
Released: 1962

£2.00

Dean Martin

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Dean Martin's Greatest Hits! - Vol 1

A1 Everybody Loves Somebody (2:45)
A2 You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You (1:57)
A3 In The Chapel In The Moonlight (2:35)
A4 Houston (2:38)
A5 (Remember Me) I'm The One Who Loves You (2:24)
A6 I Can't Help Remembering You (2:38)
B1 Nobody's Baby Again (2:23)
B2 Every Minute, Every Hour (2:08)
B3 Bumming Around (2:41)
B4 You'll Always Be The One I Love (2:00)
B5 Come Running Back (2:05)
B6 The Birds And The Bees (2:06)

Reprise Records

Cat No: K 44054

£4.00

Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Ambassador Satch

A1 Royal Garden Blues
A2 Tin Roof Blues
A3 The Faithful Hussar
A4 Muskrat Ramble
B1 All Of Me
B2 Twelfth Street Rag
B3 Undecided
B4 Dardanella
B5 West End Blues
B6 Tiger Rag

Hallmark Records

Cat No: SHM 751
Released: 1971

£3.00

Louis Armstrong

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Never Forgotten

A1 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Sweet Sue - Just You
A2 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra St. Louis Blues
A3 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra I've Got The World On A String
A4 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Honey, Do!
A5 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Swing You Cats
A6 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Mighty River
B1 Louis Armstrong And His Dixieland Seven Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans (From The Film "New Orleans")
B2 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Jack-Armstrong Blues
B3 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder
B4 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Before Long
B5 Louis Armstrong And His Dixieland Seven Where The Blues Were Born In New Orleans (From The Film "New Orleans")
B6 Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra It Takes Time

RCA Camden

Cat No: CDS 1108

£4.00

Billy Eckstine & Sarah Vaughan

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Passing Strangers

A1 Passing Strangers
A2 Alexander's Rag Time Band
A3 Isn't This A Lovely Day
A4 I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
A5 All Of My Life
A6 Cheek To Cheek
B1 Your're Just In Love
B2 Remember
B3 Always
B4 Easter Parade
B5 The Girl That I Marry
B6 Now It Can Be Told

Mercury

Cat No: 20155 SMCL
Released: 1969

£4.50

Long John Baldry

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Let The Heartaches Begin

A1 The Long And Lonely Nights (No Friend Of Mine)
A2 Stay With Me Baby
A3 Everytime We Say Goodbye
A4 For All We Know
A5 Better By Far
A6 Let The Heartaches Begin
B1 Wise To The Ways Of The World
B2 Since I Lost You Baby
B3 Smile
B4 Annabella (Who Flies To Me When She's Lonely)
B5 We're Together
B6 I Can't Stop Loving You

Pye Records

Cat No: NPL 18208
Released: 1967

£5.00

Ray Conniff And His Orchestra & Chorus

Format: Vinyl Double Album
Genre: Jazz

Hi Fi Companion

A1 You Do Something To Me
A2 They Can't Take That Away From Me
A3 Hello, Young Lovers
A4 Where Or When
A5 All The Things You Are
A6 People Will Say We're In Love
B1 On The Street Where You Live
B2 Moonlight Serenade
B3 The Way You Look Tonight
B4 As Time Goes By
B5 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
B6 Lullaby Of Birdland
C1 Cheek To Cheek
C2 Thanks For The Memory
C3 Easy To Love
C4 Laura
C5 It Might As Well Be Spring
C6 Warsaw Concerto
D1 I Could Have Danced All Night
D2 I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
D3 An Improvisation On "Lieberstraum"
D4 Young At Heart
D5 An Improvisation On "Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy"
D6 I'll See You Again

CBS

Cat No: 66011
Released: 1966

£4.00

Linda Ronstadt, Nelson Riddle And Orchestra

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

What's New

A1 What's New (3:55)
A2 I've Got A Crush On You (3:28)
A3 Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry (4:13)
A4 Crazy He Calls Me (3:33)
A5 Someone To Watch Over Me (4:09)
B1 I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (4:06)
B2 What'll I Do (4:06)
B3 Lover Man (Oh Were Can You Be) (4:18)
B4 Goodbye (4:47)

Asylum Records

Cat No: 96-0260-1
Released: 1983

£5.00

John Keating

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Space Experience

A1 I Feel The Earth Move
A2 The Unknown Planet
A3 Rocket Man
A4 Prelude To Earthrise
A5 Star Trek
B1 Space Agent
B2 Jesus Christ Superstar
B3 Upon Another Earth
B4 The Sound Of Silence
B5 Signal To Saturn

Columbia

Cat No: TWO 393
Released: 1972

£5.00

Astrud Gilberto

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

The Best Of...

A1 Misty Roses
A2 Sing Me A Rainbow
A3 Agua De Beber
A4 Who Can I Turn To
A5 So Nice (Summer Samba)
A6 Never My Love
A7 The Girl From Ipanema
B1 Let Go (Canto De Ossanha)
B2 Didn't We
B3 Meditation
B4 Berimbou
B5 Stay
B6 Take Me To Aruanda
B7 Beach Samba
B8 The Shadow Of Your Smile

Verve Records

Cat No: 2304 092

£5.00

Dave McKenna & The Wilbur Little Quartet

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Oil & Vinegar

A1 Little People (6:04)
A2 Whew! (11:58)
B1 Cherokee (3:12)
B2 I Never Knew (3:12)
B3 Runnin' Wild (2:34)
B4 A Fine Romance (2:33)
B5 Jitterbug Waltz (3:38)
B6 Cape Cod Caper (2:10)

Honeydew Records

Cat No: HD 6613
Released: 1977

£7.50

Papa John Creach

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Filthy!

A1 Filthy Funky (5:19)
A2 No More Country Girls (3:42)
A3 Don't Tell It To No One (2:20)
A4 Mother's Day (3:16)
A5 Walking The Tou-Tou (3:16)
B1 Everybody Wants My Good Thing (4:12)
B2 Far Out (3:19)
B3 Give Me An Hour In Your Garden (And I'll Show You How To Plant A Rose) (5:30)
B4 Time Out For Sex (2:59)
B5 Up In The Alley (3:30)

Grunt

Cat No: FTR-1009
Released: 1972

£6.50

Ella Fitzgerald

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Like Someone In Love

A1 There's A Lull In My Life
A2 More Than You Know
A3 What Will I Tell My Heart
A4 I Never Had A Chance
A5 Close Your Eyes
A6 We'll Be Together Again
A7 Then I'll Be Tired Of You
A8 Like Someone In Love
B1 Midnight Sun
B2 I Thought About You
B3 You're Blasé
B4 Night Wind
B5 What's New
B6 Hurry Home
B7 How Long Has This Been Going On

Verve Records

Cat No: 2352 097

£5.00

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Jazz

Ella And Louis

A1 Dream A Little Dream Of Me
A2 Can Anyone Explain
A3 Necessary Evil
A4 Oops!
A5 Dummy Song
A6 The Hot Canary
B1 You Won't Be Satisfied
B2 The Frim Fram Sauce
B3 Who Walks In When I Walk Out
B4 Wouls You Like To Take A Walk
B5 I'll Walk Alone
B6 The Tender Trap

Brunswick

Cat No: 87038 LPBM
Released: 1961

£15.00

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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.