Teddy Edwards – Feelin’s – Muse/Xanadu/Elemental
The feelin’s right… Teddy Edwards – Feelin’s – Muse/Xanadu/Elemental 906077, 40:18 (1974) ****: (Teddy Edwards – tenor sax; Conte Candoli – trumpet; Dolo Coker – piano; Ray Brown – bass; Frank Butler – drums; Jerry Steinholz – congas and percussion) Teddy Edwards has never received enough accolades as a heavyweight straight-ahead jazz tenor sax player. […]
Lenny Kravitz – Just Let Go Live, Blu-ray (2015)
Talented musician conquers many genres…and in high definition.
Charlie Dennard, B-3 – 5 O’Clock Charlie [TrackList follows] – self
Right on time with classic-sounding, soulful jazz.
Clarence Carter – Patches – Atlantic/ Pure Pleasure – vinyl
Pure Pleasure re-mastered vinyl is a soul classic!
Little Richard – Directly From My Heart/ The Best Of The Specialty & Vee-Jay Years – Concord Music/ Specialty Records (3 CD box set)
New box set highlights a rock icon.
Nina Simone – Folksy Nina – Colpix/ PurePleasure vinyl
Simone can be truly captivating…
Sam Cooke – Ain’t That Good News – ABKCO – vinyl
Sam Cooke‘s final album…
Ted Brancato – The Next Step – Origin Records
Veteran session player has an impressive debut.
Al Green – Al Green Explores Your Mind – Hi Records (1974)/Pure Pleasure (vinyl)
If you like sweet soul music, this album is for you!
Ike & Tina Turner – Feel Good – United Artists /Pure Pleasure Records – vinyl
The Grammy-winning Ike & Tina Show in an audiophile reissue of one of their best recordings.
Lakecia Benjamin – Retox – Motéma
Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin tries it all: soul-jazz, funk, R&B and more.
Dance Hall Pimps – Beast For Love – Lakeshore Records
Rock and soul band shine a light on the night.
Jeremy Pelt – Soul – High Note
January should be called Jeremy Pelt Month…
TAVENER: Towards Silence – Medici Quartet/ Finzi Quartet/ Cavaleri Quartet/ Fifth Quadrant – Signum
The religious and philosophical quests of John Tavener continue—what is he up to now?
“Songs for the Soul” – UNDINE SMITH MOORE: Afro-American Suite; THOMAS JEFFERSON ANDERSON: Spirit Songs; WILLIAM BANFIELD: Soul Gone Home; ANTHONY KELLEY: Grist for the Mill – Mallarme Ch. Players/Nnenna Freelon/Wm. Banfield – Albany
Music unified by high quality as well as a common culture!
Everlast – White Trash Beautiful
hip-hop, rap, soul in multichannel SACD
Poncho Sanchez – Out of Sight!
If you’re looking for some hot Latin/Afro-Cuban sounds with a dash of soul and funk, and in immersive surround sound…