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  1. Cosmic Language

    Cosmic Language

    Nat Birchall

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Modal Jazz, Modern Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: LP

    RELEASE DATE 2 MARCH 2018

    Nat Birchall charts new paths toward spiritual communion, connec...

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  2. Funky Disco Music

    Funky Disco Music

    Eko

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Disco, Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    Eko Roosevelt Louis has had a music career spanning over forty years, born the grandson of a Kribi tribal chief, his musical persuasion beginning humbly with his vi...

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  3. Mayolye

    Mayolye

    Mayolye

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Disco, Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 12 inch

    20 year old Jean Ondeno from Gabon is one of many African singers who found joy in the Parisian Afro-disco scene of the late 70s. Blessed with the voice of Africa's...

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  4. Shadow Work

    Shadow Work

    Mammal Hands

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Modal Jazz, Modern Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: 2 x LP

    Captivating, ethereal and majestic, Mammal Hands (saxophonist Jordan Smart, pianist Nick Smart and drummer and percussionist Jesse Barrett) has carved out a refresh...

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    • £19.99
  5. The Arrow Of Time

    The Arrow Of Time

    Menagerie

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Modal Jazz, Modern Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: LP

    The current resurgence of jazz in all its' forms has certainly been impossible to ignore in recent times - from the chart-bound, mainstream crooning of Gre...

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  6. When The World Was One

    When The World Was One

    Matthew Halsall

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Modal Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: 2 x LP


    "Rain-streaked spiritual jazz from Manchester." The Independent on Sunday

    "'Kind Of Blue' meets The Cinematic Orchestra ...;With hypnotic grooves, and...

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  7. Koyma Hondo

    Koyma Hondo

    Boncana Maiga

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Beats, Beats Dancefloor, Disco, Funk, Jazz Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 12 inch


    Born in Mali, Boncana Maiga is one of the most talented and popular producers of west african music since the 60's. He studied flute and latin arrangements in...

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    • £17.99
  8. #1

    #1

    Guy One

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Ethnic, Funk, Funky Jazz, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    Releasing an album into the world is a special moment for any artist but when you're an artist who grew up in remote northern Ghana with no schooling, spending a li...

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    • £16.99
  9. Calling James

    Calling James

    Timo Lassy & Teppo Makynen

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Modern Jazz, Soul JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Sax man Timo Lassy & drummer Teppo Mäkynen debut their scorching duo formation. These tracks were recorded raw at their rehearsal space at Helsin...

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  10. Habibi Funk: An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World

    Habibi Funk: An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Ethnic, Funk, Psychedelia, Soul Funk, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    Habibi Funk is dedicated to re-releasing a style of music that historically never existed as a musical genre. 

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    • £23.99
  11. Thinking Whistling

    Thinking Whistling

    Olli Ahvenlahti

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Modal Jazz, Modern JazzFormat: LP

    The legendary Finnish pianist/composer Olli Ahvenlahti returns with his first new jazz album in 31 years! The new album "Thinking, Whistling" will be released 8 Dec...

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    • £17.99
  12. Hamad Kalkaba & The Golden Sounds

    Hamad Kalkaba & The Golden Sounds

    Hamad Kalkaba & The Golden Sounds

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Ethnic, Funky Jazz, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    These days, Hanad Kalkaba is a retired Army colonel and track and field athletics administrator in his native Cameroon. Yet back in the mid 1970s, he was a musician...

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  13. SAC

    SAC

    Jeff Resnick

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

    Organically funky, laced with avant-garde synth textures, and studded with breakbeats, the second Outernational is Jeff Resnick’s unique, ultra-rare, 1978 pro...

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  14. Discovers Hoagy Carmichael’s Music Shop

    Discovers Hoagy Carmichael’s Music Shop

    Stark Reality

    Genres: Beats, Folk Funk, Funk, Funk Rock, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Psychedelia, Rare Grooves, Soul FunkFormat: 3 x LP

    Triple LP reissue of Stark Reality’s 1970 psychedelic jazz album, restored & remastered from the original tapes. This is the first time this entire ...

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    • £25.99
  15. Get Thy Bearings

    Get Thy Bearings

    Sand Dollars

    Genres: Beats, Beats Downtempo, Folk Funk, Funk, Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Rock, Soul FunkFormat: 7 inch

    This is an odd one: Connie Price and The Keystones, gigging as the Sand Dollars, remake UK psych-folk crooner Donovan’s “Get Thy Bearings” a...

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  16. Jawbones

    Jawbones

    The Phil Hewitt Quintet

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz FusionFormat: LP

    The first of the three lost albums by Bay Area vibraphonist/composer/arranger PE Hewitt. Masterpieces in deep/modal/spiritual jazz from a teenaged wunderkind,...

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    • £20.99
  17. Everything You Do You Do For Yourself

    Everything You Do You Do For Yourself

    Guy One

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    With the single "Everything You Do, You Do For Yourself" North-Ghanaian Kologo master Guy One opens the door to his first international release #1, which will be av...

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  18. As Time Flows On

    As Time Flows On

    World's Experience Orchestra

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: LP

    The essence of Underground, Spiritual Jazz, figuratively and literally: their first album was recorded in a Boston church’s basement. Both World’s Exper...

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  19. The Original Sound Of Burkina Faso

    The Original Sound Of Burkina Faso

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Ethnic, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    ‘The Original Sound of Burkina Faso’ follows the hugely successful ‘The Original Sound of Mali’ compilation released in March this year, als...

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    • £18.99
  20. Peace In The World / Creator Spaces

    Peace In The World / Creator Spaces

    Michael Cosmic / Phill Musra Group

    Genres: Instrumental, Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: 3 x LP

    Free improvisation, first touched on by messengers like John Coltrane, Sun Ra and Albert Ayler, gives us an exuberant maelstrom that rejoices in life while it...

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    • £44.99
  21. Free As You Wanna Be

    Free As You Wanna Be

    The Lightmen

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Modal Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: 2 x LP

    This is the first time that Free As You Wanna Be has seen reissue, and it is presented in both the issued stereo and previously unissued ...

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    • £24.99
  22. Sahara Swing

    Sahara Swing

    Karl Hector & The Malcouns

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Beats, Cumbia, Funk, Instrumental, Jazz FunkFormat: 2 x LP + 7 inch

    Karl Hector & The Malcouns’ debut album Sahara Swing was out of print on vinyl and the label felt bad every time we saw a deale...

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    • £19.99
  23. Unstraight Ahead

    Unstraight Ahead

    Karl Hector & The Malcouns

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Beats, Cumbia, Funk, InstrumentalFormat: 2 x LP

    Afrodelic Kraut Funk excursions featuring Members of Poets of Rhythm and Whitefield Brothers. Unstraight Ahead finds Karl Hector & his cohorts ex...

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  24. Ka-Rica-Tar

    Ka-Rica-Tar

    Karl Hector & The Malcouns

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Beats, Funk, Instrumental, Jazz FunkFormat: LP

    Fourth limited edition vinyl EP by the world-psych-funk ensemble; original artwork by Kevin Lyons, screen-printed by Anti Designs.

    Follow...

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  25. The Last Transmission

    The Last Transmission

    The Heliocentrics

    Genres: Beats, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz FunkFormat: LP

    Melvin Van Peebles, the filmmaker, musician, author behind the landmark movie Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song and the trilogy of Brer Soul albums he release...

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  26. Black Man’s Cry: The Inspiration of Fela Kuti

    Black Man’s Cry: The Inspiration of Fela Kuti

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Beats, Cumbia, InstrumentalFormat: 2 x LP

    This Fela Estate-approved anthology includes rare and previously unreleased music from Nigeria, Ghana, Colombia, Trinidad and more. This compilation focuses o...

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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. Africa Airways Four: Disco Funk Touchdown 1976-1983

    Africa Airways Four: Disco Funk Touchdown 1976-1983

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Boogie, Disco, Funk, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    It's just over 3 years since we launched the Africa Seven label in Paris and London. Our first release back then (Airways One) is still our best seller and had to b...

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  30. Sahir

    Sahir

    The Spy from Cairo

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Exotica, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Since 2004, Moreno Visini aka The Spy from Cairo, has been sending out dub-based electronic music that has created quite a worldwide following. On his 3rd studio al...

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  31. Wildflower

    Wildflower

    Wildflower

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Modal Jazz, Modern Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: LP

    Wildflower is a trio comprising Idris Rahman (sax), Leon Brichard (bass) and Tom Skinner (drums) of 'Ill Considered' fame.

    The trio takes you on an intense,...

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  32. Ill Considered

    Ill Considered

    Ill Considered

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Modal Jazz, Modern Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: LP

    Wow - what can I say - I haven't been this excited about a new album in a LONG time! This thing has it all, total creative freedom with excellent taste and a wonder...

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  33. Strictly Britxotica!

    Strictly Britxotica!

    Various Artists

    Genres: Exotica, Jazz, Library, Oddities, Popcorn, TittyshakersFormat: LP

    Another superb adventure in the Britxotica! series, looking into rare and amazing exotic British recordings. For this exciting installment we waltz to the British b...

  34. Ebo Taylor and the Pelikans

    Ebo Taylor and the Pelikans

    Ebo Taylor

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    One of the rarest Ebo Taylor LPs by far, includes the seminal Ghana Funk anthem 'Come Along' - vintage highlife and Ghanian funk!

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  35. Mr Bongo Record Club Volume Two

    Mr Bongo Record Club Volume Two

    Various Artists

    Genres: Brazilian, Funk, Funky Jazz, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Latin, Rare Grooves, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, Vocal Jazz, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    Brighton based record label, publishers, cinematographers and legendary former London record store Mr Bongo present the first installment in their new 'Mr Bongo Rec...

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  36. Yakhal' Inkomo

    Yakhal' Inkomo

    Mankunku Quartet

    Genres: Afro, Instrumental, Jazz, Modal Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: CD

    Saxophonist Winston 'Mankunku' Ngozi's 1968 masterpiece Yakhal'inkomo stands in the front rank of global jazz recordings. A certified jazz classic in South Africa, ...

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    • £9.99
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