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Hate those wasteful Jewel Boxes? Running out of room for your ever-growing CD collection? Check out our Space-Saving CD Sleeves and save up to 70% more space. Over a 2.6 million sold to date! We will continue to sell these sleeves even after we close down the music shop.  Stay tuned.


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"By 1975, the Art Ensemble of Chicago was enjoying an unusual popularity. Originally an outgrowth of the Roscoe Mitchell Quartet, the group was among the few free jazz ensembles in the world to attract a significant audience. If the AEC formed a key part of Mitchell's expression, this group would permit him to emphasize the purely sonic interests apparent in his earlier work" - Stuart Broomer, from the CD liner notes. The album features AACM founder Muhal Richard Abrams on piano and newcomers (at the time) George Lewis on trombone (making his recording debut) and Detroit native Spencer Barefield on guitar. This new version of the album features over twenty minutes of additional previously unissued material including Prelude to "Naima", "Naima", "Duet With Spencer" and "Nonaah".
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3-LP 180-gram audiophile box set!

On December 10, 2007, Led Zeppelin took the stage at London’s O2 Arena to headline a tribute concert for dear friend and Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun. What followed was a two-hour-plus tour de force of the band’s signature blues-infused rock ’n’ roll that instantly became part of the legend of Led Zeppelin.

Founding members John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant are joined by Jason Bonham, the son of their late drummer John Bonham and perform 16 songs from their celebrated catalog including landmark tracks “Whole Lotta Love,” “Rock And Roll,” “Kashmir,” and “Stairway To Heaven.”

This 180g 3LP pressing from Atlantic Records features incredibly dynamic sound. You've waited nearly three decades. Don't wait another second. It's time to rock and roll!

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Singularly gifted drummer/composer Mike Pride is prolifically active as a leader/accompanist in a wide variety of groups and genres: metal, noise, avant-garde rock, free music, and modern jazz. This May, AUM Fidelity presents two of the most profound and potent albums he has created to date. The 33-minute maximum intensity transformative epic Drummer’s Corpse was recorded within the same month as the diametrically opposed (in concept, content, and title) Birthing Days, and no pair of records better represent his multifarious artistic nature. Their simultaneous release is a major artistic statement from Mike Pride; together, they musically reflect the dichotomy of life itself. The other composition included here, “Some Will Die Animals,” is composed of a serialized tone row for double bass and a graphic score for guitar, bass drums, and tom-toms, and is dedicated to his late friend Gen Makino.

“Drummer Mike Pride has epitomized versatility for much of his highly prolific career thus far. With an almost unparalleled work ethic, great technical proficiency, and a healthy balance of the absurd and the dead serious, Pride has maintained a steady flow of compelling and innovative work.” — NEW YORK CITY JAZZ RECORD

“There’s a lot stirring in the hidden recesses of Brooklyn, as new generations of players take the reins and throw preconceptions about genre and style to the wind. Foremost among these is percussionist Mike Pride, who’s earned his propers with heavyweight veterans and is becoming an ever more distinctive leader.” — SIGNAL TO NOISE
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Aki Takase's phenomenal technique and her talent for improvisation is well known, as is her love for the jazz classics. She has already paid tribute to Fats Waller and recorded with saxophonist Silke Eberhard an "Ornette Coleman Anthology". Now she takes a close look at the arguably most influential jazz pianist of the jazz tradition: Duke Ellington.

Aki Takase examines Ellington's playing from numerous angles throughout the album and within each track. Rather than quote or paraphrase Ellington compositions to contextualize this idea, Takase concentrates on the building blocks of his piano vocabulary – the articulations, voicings and devices that convey colors and fragrances. As a result, she sets a wealth of stylistic markers afloat, untethered to an Ellington composition, where they can be heard anew. Bill Shoemaker writes in the liner notes: "What cannot be overstated is Takase's depth of feeling here and throughout My Ellington; it is something rare and profound." 
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Nobody plays Monk like Schlippenbach. In the same way Monk worked on a composition for weeks, Schlippenbach has involved himself with Monk's work for many years. Listening, analysing, playing and with the greatest conceivable respect. Already the 3 CD-recordings of Thelonious Monk's complete works from Alexander von Schlippenbach together with the band Die Enttäuschung (Intakt CD 100) are a most impressive documentation of this involvement. 

With this present production for which Alexander von Schlippenbach chose some of his "Monk-favourites" – including some of the more rarely performed pieces – to him it was not about working on, re-harmonising or consciously changing the original forms of Monk's compositions. Their themes are so multifaceted and complex that it was Alexander von Schlippenbach's first and foremost concern to keep very close to these themes and to concentrate his focus on dealing "freely" with the melodies and the rhythmic torque. 

Monk and Schlippenbach: A stimulated conversation going on and they get along brilliantly, these brothers in spirit! Ulf Drechsel, Liner Notes

Recorded November 22, 23, 2011.
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