Universal Sound

Vinyl Releases

LOUVACAO (LTD 180G LP)
12" Vinyl lp, 180gr UK 02.07.13
this is the debut album from gilberto gil, first released in brazil in 1967, at a time when gil was a man already at the height of his creative powers and yet barely a few years into his career. the album has been digitally remastered here and made available as deluxe limited vinyl edition (1000 copies worldwide) comes on super-loud, super-heavy 180gm audiophile vinyl edition.
uslp52
Universal Sound
out of stock
17.99 EUR *
HASTINGS ST. JAZZ EXPERIENCE (LTD 2X12 LP + MP3)
2x12" Vinyl lp UK 02.07.13
the deep underground jazz scene that existed in detroit in the 1970s has proved to be a rich mine - full of hidden gems, lost classic recordings, small collectively run record labels, and spiritually aware and conscious music and artistry.
the detroit jazz composers ltds album was originally released locally in detroit in 1976, the album has been digitally re-mastered here and made available on universal sound. the deluxe limited vinyl edition (1000 copies worldwide) comes as an expanded 2xlp (pressed at 45rpm) super-loud, super-heavy 180gm audiophile vinyl edition. the vinyl also comes with a free download code.
uslp54
Universal Sound
out of stock
23.99 EUR *
SAMBA - EU CANTO ASSIM (180G LP)
12" Vinyl lp UK 28.12.12
soul jazz records/universal sounds original brazil classics series.
>samba, eu canto assim< is one of elis reginas definitive albums recorded at the height of her career and long regarded as a classic release in brazil. this is a very collectable limited edition (1000 worldwide), exact-repro vinyl edition with a hardback american-pressed heavy card sleeve and also a heavyweight 180 gm vinyl pressing.
USLP48
Universal Sound
out of stock
19.99 EUR *
GIVE ME YOUR LOVE (2X12)
2x12" Vinyl lp UK 07.09.11
soul jazz are issuing this seminal in-demand super-rare boogie-funk-soul album produced by roy ayers originally released on his own independent uno melodic label in 1981.
this incredible one-off album produced by roy ayers in 1981 features the amazing vocal talents of sylvia striplin, one of the featured members of eighties ladies, who the year before had released another seminal release (ladies of the eighties) also produced by roy ayers. striplin was also the vocalist in the classic jazz fusion soul group aquarian dream. sylvia striplins solo album features the two classic singles >give me your love< and >you cant turn love away<. her only solo album this has been a serious collectors album ever since its original release and is definitely a rare groove holy grail!
soul jazz records are re-issuing this remastered album in its entirety with original artwork, on heavyweight double vinyl and deluxe heavyweight card even better and louder than the original!
uslp34
Universal Sound
out of stock
17.99 EUR *
EVOLUTION (LP)
12" Vinyl lp UK 22.06.11
soul jazz records/universal sound are releasing this lost classic radical deep experimental jazz album from david lee jr which joins the dots between the spiritual jazz of john coltrane and sun ra and lees own new orleans rhythmical roots.
the vinyl is complete with full sleevenotes and text. comes in soul jazz super-loud pressing and limited edition gatefold cover.
uslp37
Universal Sound
out of stock
16.99 EUR *
MESSAGE FROM THE TRIBE (2X12)
2x12" Vinyl UK 22.03.10
expanded double vinyl edition, incl limited edition , free tribe magazine ! an anthology of tribe records 1972 - 1976
uslp5
Universal Sound
out of stock
14.79 EUR *
LP
12" Vinyl lp US 19.08.09
a classic soul-jazz record, originally released in 1974 by tribe records, detroit. reissue from 2004 by universal sound, a sublabel of soul jazz records, who stand for a great selection and high quality sounds.
USLP24
Universal Sound
out of stock
19.99 EUR *
NOVA (LP)
12" Vinyl lp US 12.08.09
this classic album of deep jazz was originally released in 1976. steve reid is one of the featured artists on soul jazz records >universal sounds of america< alongside the art ensemble of chicago, sun ra and pharoah sanders. this record has never been released in the uk and was limited to 1000 copies in the usa in 1976! steve reid has played with, amongst others, freddie hubbard, jackie mclean, dionne warwicke, archie shepp, chief bey, olatunji, arthur blythe, lester bowie, dextor gordon, gary bartz, james brown, dee dee bridgewater, sam rivers, leon thomas, fela kuti, fats domino, miles davis, sun ra, lonnie smith, horace silver! he has played in the house band at harlem s apollo theatre, accompanying james brown, as well as playing in sun ra s arkestra! also, steve reid lived next to john coltrane, worked in a department store with ornette coleman, has a son who is the drummer for nwa, spent two years in jail as a conscientious objector of vietnam, played drums on martha and the vandellas >heatwave< (aged 14), released records on his own mustevic sound label in the 1970s and is a very cool person.
USLP15
Universal Sound
out of stock
19.99 EUR *
RHYTHMATISM (LP)
12" Vinyl lp UK 11.08.09
soul jazz records are releasing this second release of deep spiritual jazz by steve reid and the master brotherhood, entitled >rhythmatism<. steve reid is a true pioneer of us left-field deep jazz. this release, originally released in 1976, is one of four albums steve reid recorded on his own tiny mustevic record label in the 1970s and has a defining sound. this release follows on from the earlier steve reid album, nova, also released on soul jazz records. steve reid is steeped in musical history. he played in sun ra s arkestra, was a motown session drummer and backed james brown at the apollo! he was imprisoned during the vietnam war as a conscientious objector and lived in africa in the early 1970s. steve reid has also worked with freddie hubbard, gary bartz, ornette coleman, lester bowie, fela kuti, leon thomas, miles davis and many more. there were only 1000 copies of this record pressed when it was originally released in 1974 and it has been a collectors? album ever since. soul jazz records are releasing this record for the first time ever in the uk.
USLP23
Universal Sound
out of stock
19.99 EUR *
IF (LP)
12" Vinyl lp UK 26.02.09
classic 1976 free jazz album!!
US LP29
Universal Sound
out of stock
14.99 EUR *
A SOUTH BRONX STORY (2X12)
2x12" Vinyl US 04.09.08
a compilation of legendary south bronx art funk ensemble esg!!
USLP10 (894261)
Universal Sounds
out of stock
22.99 EUR *

Releases on CD / DVD

HOUSE OF SPIRIT: MIRTH (CD)
cd UK 16.12.11
deep , spiritual jazz, originally released in 1979
uscd36
Universal Sound
Last Copy!
15.79 EUR *
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