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  1. Inspirations

    Inspirations

    Dwight Trible

    Genres: Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Modal Jazz, Nu Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, Vocal JazzFormat: 2 x LP

    Manchester based trumpeter, composer, arranger and producer Matthew Halsall has carved out a unique niche for himself as both a band-leader and producer delving dee...

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    • £19.99
  2. The Offering

    The Offering

    Darkhouse Family

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz, Soul JazzFormat: LP

    First Word Records is very proud to present you with 'The Offering' - the debut album by Darkhouse Family; a Cardiff-based duo consisting of Earl Jeffers & Don ...

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    • £13.99
  3. African Spirits

    African Spirits

    Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella

    Genres: Afro, Beats, Beats Dancefloor, Broken Beat, Jazz Funk, Nu Jazz, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 12 inch

    The encounter between producers, musicians and long-time friends Nicola Conte and Gianluca Petrella, 16 years after their previous effort together "New Standards" (...

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    • £10.99
  4. Work Money Death

    Work Money Death

    Tony Burkill

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Modal Jazz, Nu Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: LP

    If you buy one jazz album this year - THIS IS THE ONE TO GET!!!

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    • £16.99
  5. Trudi's Songbook: Volume Two

    Trudi's Songbook: Volume Two

    Ruby Rushton

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: LP

    Given the runaway success of the first volume in Ruby Rushton's Trudi's Songbook series earlier this year, it was probably inevitable that we'd get a follow-up soon...

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    • £15.99
  6. Forget Me Not

    Forget Me Not

    Myles Sanko

    Genres: Boogie, Broken Beat, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz, Soul, Soul JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Love is timeless and has no boundaries. "Forget Me Not" has classic love song written all over it, but with this release Myles Sanko goes beyond that to explore the...

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  7. Root Down

    Root Down

    Nautilus

    Genres: Funk, Funky Jazz, Nu Jazz, Soul Funk, Soul JazzFormat: 7 inch

    'Root Down' is an exclusive and strictly limited 7" single for DJ Oonops' upcoming compilation 'Oonops Drops Vol.1'. The track will be available on the compilation ...

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    • £7.99
  8. Tokko

    Tokko

    Mopo

    Genres: Funk, Funky Jazz, Nu Jazz, Soul JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Mopo, a trio of sax, bass and drums from Finland, has been on the radar of international tastemakers already for a while thanks to their unique blend of punk, jazz ...

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    • £7.49
  9. Released

    Released

    Kind & Kinky Zoo

    Genres: Downtempo, Funk Rock, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Soul Funk, Soul JazzFormat: LP

    In 2005, a new zoo opened in Lausanne, Switzerland. Its wild animals have been going bananas in their quest to create a more dancefloor-friendly world. Now released...

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    • £14.49
  10. Sinner

    Sinner

    Honeyfeet

    Genres: Beats Dancefloor, Beats Downtempo, Broken Beat, Downtempo, Soul, Soul FunkFormat: 7 inch

    This autumn, Wah Wah 45s are very proud to present their latest signing, an outfit who've garnered huge praise from Jools Holland, are darlings of The Guardian's mu...

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    • £9.99
  11. Guadi

    Guadi

    Vibration Black Finger

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz, Soul Jazz, Vocal JazzFormat: 12 inch

    Lascelle Lascelles (aka Lascelle Gordon) is the man behind Vibration Black Finger. As one of the house DJs at London's hipper-than-hip Wag Club in the 1980...

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    • £11.99
  12. Green Woods

    Green Woods

    Lordamercy & Dago

    Genres: Boogie, Funky Jazz, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz, Soul Funk, Soul JazzFormat: 12 inch

    Matt Lord & dego join forces to bring you the funky boogie flex that is 'What Does It Take To Come In First' alongside the Volcov & Sassy J favourite the mi...

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    • £8.99
  13. This Love

    This Love

    Cold Diamond & Mink

    Genres: Downtempo, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Soul Funk, Soul JazzFormat: 7 inch

    When the seasoned singer and musician Bobby Oroza lay his gentle voice on tape at the Timmion Labs a year ago, nobody knew what was about to happen. The beat ballad...

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    • £6.49
  14. Examples

    Examples

    Eric Lau

    Genres: Downtempo, Electronica, Future Beats, Instrumental, Jazz, Soul JazzFormat: LP

    First Word enters 2017 with a bang: a 28-track album courtesy of Eric Lau. This, his third instrumental album, is a veritable tapestry of vibes, ranging through Hip...

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    • £15.99
  15. Promotion

    Promotion

    Ash Walker

    Genres: Afro Rock, Beats Downtempo, Downtempo, Electronica, Funk, InstrumentalFormat: 7 inch

    Ash Walker is back people!

    Here we have his latest single - 'Promotion' and 'Truffles', taken from his critically acclaimed album, recently released on D...

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    • £6.49
  16. The Edge

    The Edge

    David McCallum

    Genres: Bboy Breaks, Beats, Downtempo, Funk, Funk Rock, Funky Jazz, Hip Hop, Rap, Soul FunkFormat: 7 inch


    The series continues with David McCallum’s sublime Jazz classic, “The Edge”, from 1967 produced by David Axelrod.  Fast forward to 1999...

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  17. Nobody Wants To

    Nobody Wants To

    Chico Mann

    Genres: Contemporary R&B, Downtempo, Pop, SoulFormat: 7 inch

    A chunky slab of shimmering synth-soul on a hip-hop beat throbs out of the speakers on the new Chico Mann and Kendra Morris single. Served up with trademark afro gu...

  18. I Can Deal With That

    I Can Deal With That

    Dee Edwards

    Genres: Downtempo, Funk, Modern Soul, Northern Soul, Sister Funk, Soul, Soul FunkFormat: 7 inch

    All-time fave crossover funky soul ballad, two versions either side of this special edition numbered 45 from Soul Brother.

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    • £10.99
  19. Inspiration Information (180 gram vinyl)

    Inspiration Information (180 gram vinyl)

    Shuggie Otis

    Genres: Bboy Breaks, Beats, Downtempo, Folk Funk, Funk, Instrumental, Rare Grooves, Soul, Soul Funk, Soul JazzFormat: LP

    Shuggie’s classic LP from 1974. Released on Epic and the third from his contentious three-album contract with the label. Containing the masterful title track ...

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  20. An Evening With The Devil

    An Evening With The Devil

    Wendell Harrison

    Genres: Downtempo, Instrumental, Jazz, Rare GroovesFormat: LP

    One of the rare early LPs on the Detroit based Tribe label. Released in 1972 - experimentl jazz with poetry by The Black Messengers.

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  21. Let's Get It On

    Let's Get It On

    Marvin Gaye

    Genres: Downtempo, Modern Soul, SoulFormat: LP

    Thirteenth studio album by the God that is Marvin Gaye. Released August 28, 1973 on Tamla Records. Some say it’s “one of the most sexually charged album...

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    • £9.99
  22. Do Hipsters Love Sun (Ra)?

    Do Hipsters Love Sun (Ra)?

    Dining Rooms

    Genres: Beats Downtempo, Downtempo, Electronica, Future Beats, Instrumental, Soul JazzFormat: LP

    Four years after the release of "Lonesome Traveller", The Dining Rooms come back with a new album that virtually connects to the early sound of the Milanese duo, es...

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    • £19.99
  23. Funk Dreams

    Funk Dreams

    Wavelength

    Genres: 80's Soul, Beats Downtempo, Boogie, Downtempo, Electronica, SoulFormat: 7 inch

    Downtempo west coast electronica with a soulful 80s vibe. Straight from the chiller!
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    • £4.99
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