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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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  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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  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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  4. Colombian Latin Funk & Cumbia Gems: Volume Two

    Colombian Latin Funk & Cumbia Gems: Volume Two

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Ethnic, Exotica, Latin, Latin Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Two classic DJ tracks licensed from the Disco Fuentes catalogue . First up some irresistible percussive and brass heavy latin rhythms offset by those killer vocals ...

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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. 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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  12. Batazo Batero

    Batazo Batero

    Los Propios Bateros

    Genres: Instrumental, Latin, Latin Jazz, Salsa, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Los Propios Bateros began as a quest to discover a common Colombian rhythm pattern that could connect music from all over the Americas. Spearheading this experiment...

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  13. Sicario

    Sicario

    Sabor Y Control

    Genres: Latin, Latin Jazz, Salsa, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Originating from Lima, Peru - Sabor y Control has been holding the torch for classic salsa dura and descarga in their home country for the last 17+ years, churning ...

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  14. Cartagena! Curro Fuentes & The Big Band Cumbia and Descarga Sound Of Colombia 1962 - 72

    Cartagena! Curro Fuentes & The Big Band Cumbia and Descarga Sound Of Colombia 1962 - 72

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Exotica, Latin, Latin Jazz, Latin Soul, Tropical, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    Soundway set sail for the Colombian coastal town of Cartagena for their first selection of 2011. Sourced from a period when musicians effortlessly combined the swin...

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  15. Cafeteando

    Cafeteando

    Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Clear some room for Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orchestra from Chicago. Definitively Latin-tinged, it's hard to pin an exact genre or sub-genre on the group. For their for...

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  16. Vuelven Los Dementes Con Ray Perez

    Vuelven Los Dementes Con Ray Perez

    Ray Perez Y Su Mae Mae

    Genres: Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Latin Soul, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    The most soulful Salsa record you will ever hear, from the sweetest singer ever, good from start to finish, check 'Mae Mae', Venezuelan Salsa as good as it gets - q...

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  17. Como Se Goza En El Barrio: Havanna & NYC Recordings 1946-1962

    Como Se Goza En El Barrio: Havanna & NYC Recordings 1946-1962

    Arsenio Rodriguez

    Genres: Brazilian, Calypso, Exotica, Jazz, Jukebox RnB, Latin, Latin Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    Ltd to 500. Grosso! present a new compilation from "El Ciego Maravilloso", the authentic godfather of salsa. Havana & NYC early recordings.
     
    Ign...

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  18. Black Brothers / Hit The Bongo

    Black Brothers / Hit The Bongo

    Tito Puente

    Genres: Bboy Breaks, Beats, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Latin Soul, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Two concentrated slabs of Latin funk fusion from the king... ‘Black Brothers’ first landed on Tito's eponymous Fania-released album in 1973 and has neve...

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  19. Safari / Be's The Other Way

    Safari / Be's The Other Way

    Tito Puente / Willie Bobo

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    'Safari' is an essential latin soul/boogaloo cut from the master Tito. Heavy on horns and percussion as you would expect. Taken from the ‘The King Tito P...

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  20. Assiyo Bellema / Hasabe

    Assiyo Bellema / Hasabe

    Mulatu Astatke ft. Frank Holder / Tèshomè Meteku

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Beats, Funk, Funky Jazz, Jazz, Latin Jazz, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    ‘Assiyo Bellema’ – Mulatu goes afro-latin, plus steel drums courtesy of Frank Holder. Assiyo Bellema was recorded during Mulatu&rsq...

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  21. Mentira / Me Libertei

    Mentira / Me Libertei

    Marcos Valle / Toni Tornado

    Genres: Beats, Brazilian, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Marcos Valle - Mentira
    Valle is a Brazilian singer, instrumentalist, songwriter and record producer of the highest order. His roots lie in Bossa Nova and he wa...

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  22. It's Your Thing / Knock On Wood 

    It's Your Thing / Knock On Wood 

    Los Africanos / Machito

    Genres: Beats, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    'It's Your Thing' is arum heavy Nu Yorican funk-soul instrumental version of the Isley Brothers classic, featuring screaming Hammond organ and FX. Very expensive no...

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  23. El Preso / Bang Bang (El Tiroteo)

    El Preso / Bang Bang (El Tiroteo)

    Fruko

    Genres: Beats, Brazilian, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Soul Jazz, Tropical, Vocal Jazz, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    El Preso
    Colombian percussionist Julio Ernesto "Fruko" Estrada is a legendary figure in latin music, up there with the likes of Tito Puente. He formed ’F...

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  24. Mas Que Nada / Vou Falar-Lhe Francamente

    Mas Que Nada / Vou Falar-Lhe Francamente

    Elza Soares / Elizabeth

    Genres: Bboy Breaks, Beats, Brazilian, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Tropical, Vocal Jazz, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Elza Soares - Mas Que Nada
    Samba legend Elza Soares, as featured on Gilles Peterson’s recent Sonzeira: 'Brasil Bam Bam Bam project, covers Jorge Ben&rsqu...

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  25. La Despedida

    La Despedida

    San Lazaro

    Genres: Latin, Latin Jazz, Latin Soul, Salsa, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    La Despedida - Spanish for "The Farewell" - is a breakup album. A psychedelic, post-apocalyptic meta-breakup album by a band that has broken up more than once. For ove...
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  26. Maldito Primitivo: The Swedish Radio Recordings 1977

    Maldito Primitivo: The Swedish Radio Recordings 1977

    Sabu Martinez

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Latin Rock, Soul Jazz, WorldFormat: LP

    Totally off the wall funky jazz fusion from none-other than legendary percussion maestro Sabu 'Afro-Temple' Martinez - overdue and first vinyl issue of lost tapes r...

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  27. Winds & Skins: The Swedish Radio Recordings 1978

    Winds & Skins: The Swedish Radio Recordings 1978

    Sabu Martinez / Sahib Shihab

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, WorldFormat: LP

    Totally off the wall funky jazz fusion from none-other than legendary percussion maestro Sabu 'Afro-Temple' Martinez along with another legend, baritone sax & f...

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  28. The Dalecarlia Recordings 1971-72

    The Dalecarlia Recordings 1971-72

    Sabu Martinez

    Genres: Afro, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin Jazz, Latin Rock, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, WorldFormat: LP

    Totally off the wall funky jazz fusion from none-other than legendary percussion maestro Sabu 'Afro-Temple' Martinez - overdue and first vinyl issue of lost tapes r...

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    • £17.99
  29. Hard Hands

    Hard Hands

    Ray Barretto

    Genres: Beats, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Latin SoulFormat: LP

    Alongside ‘Acid’ this is Ray Barretto’s most complete album. Killer funky Latin from the start. Features ‘Hard Hands’, ‘Abidjan&...

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  30. Wanted Dead Or Alive: Bang! Bang!, Push, Push, Push

    Wanted Dead Or Alive: Bang! Bang!, Push, Push, Push

    Joe Cuba Sextet

    Genres: Jazz, Latin, Latin JazzFormat: LP

    Originally released in 1966 on the Tico label. Joe Cuba was one of the biggest names of the Latino music explosion of the 60s. The success of the opening track &lsq...

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  31. Saint Latin's Day Massacre

    Saint Latin's Day Massacre

    Joe Bataan

    Genres: Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Latin Soul, Rare GroovesFormat: LP

    A shifting point for Joe - starting his ‘Salsoul’ Latin sound - blending Latin, late 60s Latin soul and NuYorican flavours. Nice mix of ballads and more...

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  32. El Sonido Moderno - The Modern Sound Of Bobby Pauneto

    El Sonido Moderno - The Modern Sound Of Bobby Pauneto

    Bobby Paunetto

    Genres: Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Rare GroovesFormat: LP

    With one T or two? That seems to be the question! First LP from Bobby released on the Mardi Gras label in 1965. All other releases have his surname spelt as Paunett...

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  33. Paunetto's Point

    Paunetto's Point

    Bobby Paunetto

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Soul JazzFormat: LP

    One of two LPs on Pathfinder for vibraphonist Bobby ‘Vince’ Paunetto. Up there with Roy Ayers or Bobby Hutcherson. Features Tom Harrell on trumpet, Ronn...

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  34. Latino Con Soul

    Latino Con Soul

    Ray Barretto

    Genres: Calypso, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Rare GroovesFormat: LP

    Barretto at his best - solid LP of Latin, Latin jazz and percussive tracks. We love ‘Do You Dig’.

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  35. Yeh Yeh!

    Yeh Yeh!

    Mongo Santamaria

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Latin, Latin Jazz, Latin Soul, Mod, Soul Funk, Soul JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Vocals by La Lupe and a latin soul beat combine to make the great Cuban percussionist Mongo Santamaria’s ‘Yeh-Yeh!’ dancefloor magic. The follow-u...

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  36. My Latin Soul

    My Latin Soul

    Bobby Matos

    Genres: Latin, Latin Jazz, Latin Soul, Soul Jazz, WorldFormat: LP

    Originally released in 1969 and re-issued by Cubop in 1997 during the height of the Latin Jazz and "Acid Jazz" scene of the '90s, My Latin Soul has always been a fa...

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