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Artist: Norman Williams And The One Mind Experience
Title: The Bishop
About: I applaud everyone along the journey from the San Fransisco recording date in 1970 to today with even one-time band member, Eddie Henderson, stamping his approval with liner notes. Essential listening feels like an understatement.
About: This reissue of an LP cut for the Theresa label contains plenty of exciting music. Percussionist Babatunde Lea takes stirring solos and constantly inspires the ensembles and soloists during a generally high-powered set. The musicians were all based in San Francisco at the time…
About: Basie at Birdland' is a 1961 live album featuring Count Basie and his famed orchestra playing at Birdland in New York City. Recorded on June 27-28th of 1961, and released just one month later in July of that year, 'Basie at Birdland' proved once again that Count Basie was one of the world's best players…
There really is nothing quite like it. It’s the touch, the feel, you have to stop and stare, the cover, the real thing, even the smell. Its tangible, you can feel it, see it, study it, muse/dream over it, it’s real, someone has spent hours and hours over its construction and presentation. Pure Pleasure Records is just that, Pure Pleasure and that is what it has set out to be.
The music and the physical record. Something to keep, treasure, admire and above all enjoy. Of course with vinyl it’s not just a record, it’s the cover, the sleeve notes, you are holding a unique package, produced by craftsmen.
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Pure Pleasure Records - Mastered Vinyl Records to Buy Online
About: When Cobb's Corner nightclub owner Henry Normile was murdered, followed by the in-street shooting and death of Eddie Jefferson, the heart of the Detroit jazz scene was ripped apart. Through the advent of the Labour Day Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festivals starting in 1980, things picked back up measurably.
Artist: Idris Muhammed feat: Pharoah Sunders, Colman & more
About: This little-known album by New Orleans-born drummer Idris Muhammad (1939-2014) was originally recorded for THERESA at Rudy Van Gelder's studio in New Jersey on September 12, 1980 with George Coleman & Pharaoh Sanders on tenor saxophones…
Artist: The Piano Choir feat Stanley Cowell, Nat Jones & more
About: a truly extraordinary release from a truly extraordinary band, composed of seven piano players including Stanley Cowell, Hugh Lawson, Webster Lewis and Danny Mixon. Recorded live at NYC’s Public Theatre in the June and October of 1972…
180gram Audiophile Vinyl Albums Re-Mastered by Some of the Best Engineers in the World. Both Pure Pleasure Records & Speakers Corner Records have their Albums processed and pressed at one of the best Pressing Plants in The World!!
German reissue label for jazz and classical music. Our name stands primarily for vinyl LPs with a first-class sound and quality pressings. Both Pure Pleasure Records & Speakers Corner Records have their Albums processed and pressed at one of the best Pressing Plants worldwide.
About: John Hicks (1941-2006) gave much to jazz over several decades but never really received the appreciation he so richly deserved. As a pianist, he proved himself in the Art Blakey and Betty Carter universities. He was also the prototypical musician's musician.
About: A lost bit of late Strata East -- and an all-star session that never lets up! The album's a quartet effort - led by Stanley Cowell, but equally featuring participation from Billy Harper on tenor, Reggie Workman on bass, and Billy Hart on drums.
About: A highly successful and respected jazz and soul singer, Nancy Wilson bridges the gap between the classic pop vocal era of Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald and the belting R&B divas of today…