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UPCOMING RELEASES
CD/ LP/ Digital
Friedrich Gulda Orchestra
”Jazz At Auditorium” (Sono-98)
Unearthed Modern Jazz 1962
December 09, 2016
CD/ LP/ Digital
Jazz Quintet 60
”The Last Call” (Sono-99)
Lost Danish Hard-Bop 1962-63
March 17, 2017
CD/ 2LP/ Digital
Various Artists
”Cool Europa” (Sono-100)
Unknown Progressive Jazz 1959-62
April 28, 2017

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GARY-PACIFIC-ORCHESTRA-Soft-Wind45
GARY PACIFIC ORCHESTRA – Soft Wind 45 (3 Tracks)
45 Vinyl: Sonorama S-45/ 45" SOLD OUT
 
Heavy weight jazz funk tunes with a psychedelic rock touch, remastered 2009. Long desired in the world of beat diggers and finally available on a limited DJ 45-vinyl only. Impossible to find German library beats of the highest grade – three instrumental tracks by Gary Pacific, pulled from the rare Selected Sound album “Blue Butterfly” and from an obscure pharmacy advertising LP, never commercially released before ...more...
BIG-JULLIEN-HIS-ALL-STAR-Riviera-Sound-No1
BIG JULLIEN & HIS ALL STAR – Riviera Sound No. 1
CD & LP: Sonorama C-44/ L-44
Killer tunes from Paris recorded 1970 at Barclay Studios. Top rare and highly sought after French mod funk masterpiece with great breaks and fuzz sounds throughout. Music composed and played by jazz legends Ivan Jullien and Michel Colombier, featuring Eddy Louiss, Maurice Vander and many other big names from the French scene. Exclusive 1:1 reissue of the disappeared Riviera album recordings, released on vinyl LP in France and the UK, ...more...
FESTIVAL-BIG-BAND-EXPLOSIVE
FESTIVAL BIG BAND – "EXPLOSIVE!"
CD & LP: Sonorama C-43/ L-43
“Fascinating big band”, “orchestral fireworks”: The critics were unanimous in their praise of the music on this “Dutch Only” Philips Jazz-LP, recorded at Vara Studios Hilversum in 1971 and performed at the International Jazz Festival Loosdrecht. Excellent all star band conducted by Jerry van Rooyen , with “unreal” line-up feat. Benny Bailey, Herb Geller, Rolf Ericson, Cees Smal, ...more...
JJ-BAND-The-JJ-Band
J.J. BAND The J.J. Band
CD & LP: Sonorama C-42/ L-42
Exclusive reissue of the rare first album by this progressive soul-jazz band featuring members of El Chicles and Chakachas, recorded 1970 in Brussels and originally released on the Polydor label in Belgium and Canada only. Astounding mix of jazz attitude, blue-eyed soul, prog funk, soft rock and even folky moments, comes with two bonus tracks from their first boogaloo and soul beat 7inch from 1968, includes excellent versions ...more...
VARIOUS-ARTISTS-Glenda
VARIOUS ARTISTS – Glenda (OST Snake Dancer 1976)
CD & LP: Sonorama C-41/ L-41
First regular release of the Soundtrack album to the censored South African cult movie “Snake Dancer (aka Glenda)” from 1976. Music composed and arranged by Zane Cronje and Charles Segal, performed by various bands and singers. A variety of disco funk, psych rock, blue-eyed soul, odd afro drumming and easy bossa jazz makes this 14-track selection a resurrected winner. Rare boilerplate find including a wide spectrum of excellent tunes ...more...
Colours-of-Funk
VARIOUS ARTISTS – Colours of Funk (Golden Ring Library)
CD & LP: Sonorama C-40/ L-40/ CD & LP SOLD OUT
Killer funk compilation full of highlights from the German music archives of Golden Ring & Happy Records 1974-1979, pulled from the most famous library albums of the catalogue. 15 unreleased signature sounds in a wicked jazz-funk-electro style by composers and producers Peter Thomas, Klaus Weiss, Siegfried Schwab, Jürgen Franke and Werner Drexler. Great instrumental tunes for the dancefloor, from heavy big band to electronic funk ...more...
WALTER-STRERATH-Trio-Quartet-Quintet
WALTER STRERATH – Trio Quartet Quintet
CD & LP: Sonorama C-39/ L-39
Legendary and heavy in demand Modern Jazz album from Germany and the true holy grail of European LPs, produced 1969. First recordings by the internationally awarded pianist Walter Strerath with trio, quartet and quintet, incl. Hans Thomas/ trumpet-fluegelhorn and Christian Lindner/ saxes, originally released in a very small edition of a few hundred copies only on the tiny “jazz groove” label. Impossible to find monument of a jazz album ...more...
SSSLICK-This-is-ssSlick
SSSLICK – This is ssSlick
CD Sonorama C-38
First  regular release of the top rare US funk album from 1981, in every collector`s book and on most want lists: Deep Funk, Vocal Jazz and Blues by group around master organist Everette DeVan from Kansas City. Excellent hammond, guitar, trumpet & vibe action in a pure 60s & 70s sound featuring James Brown drummer Dwight Jenkins on this private press LP from the heartland of America ...more...
DANIELA-UND-ANN-Samba-Soul-Beat-in-Black-White
DANIELA UND ANN – Samba- Soul-Beat in Black & White
CD & LP: Sonorama C-37/ L-37/ LP SOLD OUT
Killer Latin Soul-Beat sound from 1969 with vocals by unknown singers Ann Helstone and Daniela Milatovic, originally released on the completely vanished German “Orange” label of producer Hans Wewerka. Black & White between London-Sound and Rio Rhythm – each track a real hit! Carlos Fendeira mixes Soul, Beat and Jazz with a good deal of sharp and burning South American fire water, feat. Siegfried Schwab (Guitar/ Sitar), Dusko Goykovich, ...more...
SEELOW-MAYER-FORMATION-Mr-Dynamite
SEELOW & MAYER FORMATION - Mr. Dynamite
CD & LP: Sonorama C-36/ L-36/ LP SOLD OUT
First re-release of the brilliant and lost Kraut jazz album from 1970, that incorporates soul jazz, jazz funk, hard bop and latin music, formerly released on the small German “dk disc” label. Stand out “Dauner-Oimels” style recorded at Jankowski Studio Stuttgart feat. bass player Wolfgang Schmid of Passport and Billy Cobham fame in his first recording session, a holy collector`s album including Old School DJ faves “Swinger from Rio” ...more...
ROLF-KUEHN-GROUP-Brooklyn-Bridge-66-Park-Avenue
ROLF KUEHN GROUP – Brooklyn Bridge/ 66 Park Avenue
45 Vinyl: Sonorama S-35
Two timeless jazz funk tracks from 1974, pulled from the rare library album “City Calling”, one of the holy LPs for the dedicated funk collector and never commercially released before. Outstanding saxophone grooves by German jazz legend over hammond B3, fuzz guitar and fat drums, recorded 1974 for Selected Sound Hamburg. Limited DJ 45-vinyl only ...more...
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