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UPCOMING RELEASES
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
CD/ LP/ Digital
Helmut Brandt Orchestra
”Spree Coast Jazz” (Sono-101)
Lost Modern Jazz 1963
June 16, 2017

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MLADEN “BOBBY” GUTESHA – ...und...
CD & LP: Sonorama C-66/ L-66
Sought after jazz funk album recorded 1972 in Germany, arranged and conducted by Serbian maestro Mladen “Bobby” Gutesha with band, orchestra and choir. Towering anti-war statement and a tribute to Martin Luther King, rooted deep in funk and spiritual symphonic music, mixed with Balkanese, Yiddish, German and Spanish sounds. Solo vocals by Jimmy Woode Jr. (!), plus Leo Wright (sax/ fl), Rick Kiefer & Milo Pavlovic (tr), Jiggs Whigham (tb), Siegfried Schwab (g), Ingfried Hoffmann (org), Jean Warland (b), Branislav Kovacev (dr) & Tony Inzalaco (perc) ...more...
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DONALD BYRD + BARNEY WILEN – Jazz In Camera
CD & LP: Sonorama C-65/ L-65/ CD & LP SOLD OUT
 
Unreleased soundtrack album of an aborted film project, produced 1958 by Sandro Bocola and Dennis Bailey in Paris. Excellent hard bop and modern jazz session feat. Donald Byrd (tr), Barney Wilen (ts), Jimmy Gourley (g), Walter Davis (p), Doug Watkins (b) and Al Levitt (dr). Transferred and mastered  from unique transcription discs (acetates), recently discovered in the estate of Barney Wilen. Lost “nouvelle vague” soundtrack with a combination of true jazz legends, finally released after more than 50 years, including original session photos by the producers ...more...
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GREETJE KAUFFELD – Heaven`s Open
CD & LP: Sonorama C-64/ L-64
New set of lost tracks by one of the outstanding European jazz singers, recorded between 1969 and 1986. Compilation with eleven deeply emotional songs: Greetje performs sensitive ballads, with bands and orchestras arranged and conducted by such masters as Rob Pronk, Jerry Van Rooyen or Rogier Van Otterloo - including five previously unreleased recordings with the Metropole Orchestra. "What has always touched me is her emotional devotion to the song or the story it tells. She sings as she is: a warm and tender person" (Toots Thielemans) ...more...
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HANS KENNEL & BRUNO SPOERRI - Dusty Vibes
CD & LP: Sonorama C-63/ L-63/ LP SOLD OUT
The "Hans Kennel Quintet" and "Bruno Spoerri Allstars": Nine progressive, unreleased slices of hard bop and modern jazz by the Swiss artists Hans Kennel (trumpet) and Bruno Spoerri (saxes), with Remo Rau, Joel Vandroogenbroeck, Hans Foletti, Alex Bally and others, produced between 1963 and 1967 by Radio Zurich. Transferred from tapes found in the archives of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (Radio DRS), including own material plus compostions by Charles Mingus and Ornette Coleman. Careful sound restauration, comes with new liner notes and photos. ...more...
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DEE DEE, BARRY & THE MOVEMENTS - Soul Hour
CD & LP: Sonorama C-62/ L-62/ LP SOLD OUT
First reissue of a sought after soul beat and jazz funk album, originally released on the German MPS label in 1968. Vocalists Dee Dee Mc Neil and Barry Window in front of a superb band feat. Joel Vandroogenbroeck on organ/ flute and Barney Wilen on saxes, including raw drum breaks and heavy versions of “Get out of my life woman”, “Summertime”, “Soultime” and “Willow weep for me”, all arranged by Vandroogenbroeck. Transferred from the master tape, remastered at 32 bit / 96 khz, 1:1 gatefold cover, original liner notes by producer Joachim Ernst Berendt. ...more...
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KLAUS TREUHEIT TRIO - Nardis
CD & LP: Sonorama C-61/ L-61/ LP SOLD OUT
Beautiful Piano-album from Germany in the spirit of Bud Powell, produced 1986 on a private label in a limited edition of 500 copies only and already a sought after rarity today. Combination of own Modern Jazz tunes  with classics like Sonny Clark`s „Blues Blue“ or Harold Land`s „Lydia`s Lament“ in the form of sensitive trio arrangements, going far beyond the pure bop conception of the 1950s and 60s. Vanished LP that was partly used by Aki Kaurismäki for inclusion into his films. 1:1-reissue with original cover artwork and liner notes, remastered in 2011 ...more...
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G. GRUNTZ/ B. WILEN/ K. CLARKE - OST from Mental Cruelty
LP: Sonorama L-60/ LP SOLD OUT
First soundtrack work by George Gruntz for the Swiss film “Mental Cruelty”, originally released as a shortened 10” vinyl album on the German Decca label in 1960 and immediately withdrawn. Full version of an outstanding modern jazz rarity, up there with other famous nouvelle vague soundtracks from the same period, like Miles Davis`“L`Ascenseur Pour L`Echafaud” or Art Blakey`s “Des Femmes Disparaissent”. Seventeen tunes played by an excellent sextet featuring Barney Wilen on saxes, George Gruntz on piano, Kenny “Klook” Clarke on drums, ...more...
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SWISS ALL STARS – Swiss All Stars
CD Sonorama C-59
"Swiss All-Stars" – excellent Modern Jazz session of the Swiss jazz elite from September 1964 in Bern, arranged and led by George Gruntz, with a top class 11-piece ensemble featuring Bruno Spoerri, Hans Kennel, Raymond  Droz, Pierre Cavalli and the young Franco Ambrosetti in one of his first recorded appearances. Sought after concert recording from a rare 2LP-Set released on the Swiss Exlibris label, back then available by subscription only and pressed in an amount of 300 copies, carefully remastered in 2011 and available on CD for the first time ...more...
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THE SWEDISH MODERN JAZZ GROUP – Sax Appeal
CD & LP: Sonorama C-58/ L-58/ CD & LP SOLD OUT
American jazz with a beautiful Swedish accent: Legendary and highly sought after album for four saxes and rhythm section recorded in Stockholm 1960, originally released on the Swedish Barben and the British Tempo label only. High class ensemble led by composer, arranger and pianist Nils Lindberg, featuring Lars Gullin and Sture Nordin. Own modern  jazz pieces in a personal  “signature sound”, unmistakably rooted in the characters of Swedish folk music, and clearly heard in excellent tracks like “Curbits”, “Brand New” or “Zodiac”. Recorded from the master tapes, ...more...
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JULA DE PALMA – Jula In Jazz
CD & LP: Sonorama C-57/ L-57/ LP SOLD OUT
First selection of early works by one of the most excellent Italian female voices. Stunning interpretations of timeless jazz classics like “I`ve Got You Under My Skin”, “Blues In The Night”, “Night And Day” or “One For My Baby”, all songs from her sought after vinyl EPs “Jula In Jazz” and “Jula In Jazz 2” (recorded 1958 and 1959) plus further rare tracks from the first half of the 1960s, accompanied by legendary ensembles like Quartetto Lelio Luttazzi, Trio Franco Cerri or the orchestra of Giampiero Boneschi. Fourteen remastered tracks, considered a vocal myth today ...more...
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PETER HERBOLZHEIMER – Soul Puppets
CD & LP: Sonorama C-56/ L-56/ LP SOLD OUT
New compilation including 14 previously unknown library tracks by composer, trombonist and arranger Peter Herbolzheimer, produced between 1970 and 1975 in Cologne and Munich with legendary musicians of his explosive band “Rhythm Combination & Brass” (RC & B): Straight, mostly Latin-oriented big band soul and funk at the highest level and with phenomenal feeling, played by Peter Herbolzheimer, Art Farmer, Dieter Reith, Herb Geller, Dusko Goykovich, Ack van Rooyen, Palle Mikkelborg, Siegfried Schwab, Tony Inzalaco, Philip Catherine ...more...
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