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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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
  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. The Beatnik

    The Beatnik

    Chip Wickham

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Mod, Soul JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Taking a tiny break from the vintage sounds of his stunning La Sombra album, Chip Wickham lets his hair hang down with surefire floor filler 'The Beatnik'. Funky wa...

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    • £7.99
  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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...

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Gail

    Gail

    Michel Sardaby

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

    World Seven is a record label brought to you by the Paris & London based Africa Seven crew (www.africaseven.com). We have joined forces with a collective of lab...

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  16. Freedom Of Speech

    Freedom Of Speech

    Billy Parker's Fourth World

    Genres: Jazz, Modal Jazz, Soul Jazz, Vocal JazzFormat: LP

    One of the best, most desirable and most elusive of the Strata East albums, here at last is the deep jazz classic from drummer Billy Parker. Features the key track ...

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    • £22.99
  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Attica Blues

    Attica Blues

    Archie Shepp

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Jazz, Soul Jazz, Vocal JazzFormat: 7 inch

    The two main cuts from Archie Shepp's class outing 'Attica Blues' album, protest jazz written by Shepp in 1972 in response to the Attica prison riots. Excellent qua...

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  20. Music is my Sanctuary

    Music is my Sanctuary

    Gary Bartz

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Rare Grooves, Soul Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, Vocal JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Double-sided '70s jazz-funk classics from Gary Bartz. Excellent quality official release from Universal Music Japan that's been executed at a high standard. Sharp c...

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  21. DDDO2

    DDDO2

    Debre Damo Dining Orchestra

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Modal Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    Second instalment of tough Ethio jazz from Denmark, on their own label. Great stuff! Heavy! The first LP last year went quick! Don't miss this!

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  22. We Be All Africans

    We Be All Africans

    Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funky Jazz, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP + CD

    Alto saxophonist Ackamoor first met Margo Simmons (flute) and Kimathi Asante (electric bass) whilst students together at Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio where...

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  23. The Birth Of Electric Maloya In La Reunion 1975-1986

    The Birth Of Electric Maloya In La Reunion 1975-1986

    Ote Maloya

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

    Strut present a brand new compilation documenting the groundbreaking maloya scene on Réunion Island from the mid- ‘70s, as Western instrumentation join...

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  24. Mulatu Of Ethiopia

    Mulatu Of Ethiopia

    Mulatu

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

    Probably the definitive issue to take from this cult classic work, absolutely recommended listening for all!

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  25. Mulatu Of Ethiopia

    Mulatu Of Ethiopia

    Mulatu

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz, WorldFormat: 3 x LP

    While many avid Mulatu fans will no doubt already own a copy of the master's first - and perhaps most ingenious - work from 1972, one can certainly rely on the migh...

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  26. Bahamas Tropical Funk vs Ivory Coast Afro Funk

    Bahamas Tropical Funk vs Ivory Coast Afro Funk

    Biosis Now & Afro Train

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

    After Mukatsuku Records summer Hammond Organ screamer from Billy Hawks (MUKAT 052) the label goes deep on an international funk tip. Few years ago label manager Nik...

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  27. Back To The Zoo

    Back To The Zoo

    Bamma Gamma

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

    Hot heavy funk instros with an African vibe! Heavy stuff! All FNR 45s are from Detroit, and these are LTD to just 250 copies!

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  28. Yakhal' Inkomo

    Yakhal' Inkomo

    Mankunku Quartet

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

    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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  29. Erotica Suite

    Erotica Suite

    John Gordon

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

    Beautiful Superfly reissue of one of the rarest and most sought-after Strata East LPs! As usual, beautiful quality repress with paste on covers made in Japan, ...

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  30. Desiree Song

    Desiree Song

    Bobby Jackson

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

    Beautiful Superfly reissue of a splendid deep independent jazz LP! Great from start to finish, this is the kind of record you want to play again and again! As ...

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  31. A Spirit Speaks

    A Spirit Speaks

    Descendents of Mike & Phoebe

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Modal Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, Vocal JazzFormat: LP

    Beautiful  Superfly reissue of classic spiritual jazz LP from Strata East! Bill Lee’s family band is a must have album for all spiritual jazz fans, inclu...

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  32. Ethiopiques Box 7"

    Ethiopiques Box 7"

    Various Artists

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

    If you've been digging the brilliant Ethiopiques series of compilations, which shine a light on the lesser-known Ethiopian music scene of the 1960s and '70s, you'll...

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    • £38.99
  33. Afro Funk Gems Volume Eight – 1970s Ivory Coast

    Afro Funk Gems Volume Eight – 1970s Ivory Coast

    De Frank Jr

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Funky Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Two killer tracks licensed from Oriki Music and taken from the recent Akwaba Abidjan compilation. These two monsters from De Frank Jr are straight up deep and funky...

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  34. My Name Is Nicole Willis

    My Name Is Nicole Willis

    Nicole Willis & Umo Jazz Orchestra

    Genres: Jazz, Northern Soul, Sister Funk, Soul, Soul Funk, Vocal JazzFormat: LP

    Nicole Willis, known for her collaborations with The Soul Investigators & Jimi Tenor produces an album including some of the tracks she composed with the former...

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  35. African Funk Experimentals

    African Funk Experimentals

    Jo Tongo

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

    Our hero, Jo Tongo (born Joseph Ekambi Tongo Mpondo) was born and raised in Douala Cameroon. In 1964 he headed off to Paris to begin Pharmaceutical studies. Somewhe...

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  36. Thought Seeds

    Thought Seeds

    Paris Smith Quintet

    Genres: Jazz, Modal Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, Vocal JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Two of the best cuts from the Paris Smith 'Thought Seeds' album on a 7" with thick jacket complete with new drawings by Carol Sawall.

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