Fusion A

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
801 Live (Polydor) VG++ / VG++ D'1976 28.00
(german print of live-recorded Fusion/Space-Lounge drifts by Phil Manzanera on guitar and Brian Eno... Simon Phillips on drums;)
John Abercrombie & Ralph Towner
Sargasso Sea (ECM) M- / EX D'1976 52.00
(fine mid-70's release of electric-/ acoustic-guitar excursions by 2 masters of the genre! Towner also plays some piano lines; haunting athmo-packed strolls w/an introspective wind! recorded in Oslo;)
Airto Fingers (CTI) EX / EX U.S.'1973 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of drifty Latin-Fusion-Lounge piece w/ West-Coasty Pop edge; male/femme vocs in parts; starring David Amaro on guitars; FOC;)
Fingers (CTI) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1973 38.00
(orig. U.S. print of drifty Latin-Fusion-Lounge piece w/ West-Coasty Pop edge; male/femme vocs in parts; starring David Amaro on guitars; FOC;)
Jan Akkerman From The Basement (CBS) EX / EX NL'1984 34.00
(mid-80's holland release of hi-tension Fusion-Rock thing by ex-FOCUS guitarist; bluesy edge and an extended Reggae-vybed rendition of "all along the watchtower" (14:10)
Oil In The Family (CNR) EX / M- D'1981 34.00
(early 80's german release by ex-FOCUS guitarist; Fusion grooves w/ a Disco beat plus an eastern touch;)
Alas Same (EMI Odeon) EX / EX Chile'1976 95.00
(mid-70's hi-tension Fusion-Prog-Rock w/jazzy edge by this Trio from Chile; keyboards, guitars, percussion, bass... vocs in spanish tongue;)
The Monty Alexander Quintet Ivory & Steel (Picante) EX / EX U.S.'1980 42.00
(1980 U.S. orig. press of tasty steel-drum driven Latin-Fusion-Jazz-Lounge w/covers of "impressions" (John Coltrane) joining hands in a meddley w/ "so what"(Miles Davis) "street life" (Joe Sample) "work song" (Nat Adderley) ...Frank Gant on drums, Gerald Wiggins (b)Robert Thomas (percussion) and Othello Molineaux on steel drums, Monty of course fondles the piano;)
Franco Ambrosetti Sleeping Gypsy (Gryphon) M / M- D'1980 55.00
(german orig. print of a fine collection of arrangements and orchestrations for full orchestra by Don Sebesky; swiss-born Ambrosetti on fluegelhorn, George Gruntz, Joe Beck, Ron Carter, Grady Tate, Eddie Daniels...; incl. title-track, "Lugano lady", "skylark" (Carmichael/Mercer) Norman Schwartz wrote the liners and produced in association w/Ambrosetti (who also contributed some written lines on the back sleeve;)
Don Anderson And Friends The Eagle Flies (Global) EX / EX D'1973 65.00
(german release by scandinavian (?) composer, arranger 'n pianist; loungy West-Coast moves 'n Prog-Rock idioms w/ full band backing feat. guitar, bass, drums 'n brass; FOC;)
Coste Apetrea & Stefan Nilsson
Vänspel (Love) EX / EX S'1979 55.00
(late 70's swedish (?) orig. print of floating Fusion-Folk w/ a New Age/Latin touch; acoustic/electric guitars feat. Jukka Tolonen; keyboards, percussion, moog...;)
Vänspel (Love) M / M- S'1979 65.00
(late 70's swedish (?) orig. print of floating Fusion-Folk w/ a New Age/Latin touch; acoustic/electric guitars feat. Jukka Tolonen; keyboards, percussion, moog...;)
Area Crac! (Cramps) VG+ / VG++ F'1975 42.00
(french print in FOC of hi-tension Fusion/Jazz-Rock release by tight italian quintet, keyboards, synth, guitars, percussion,e-bass, trombone; longish trax fed by charged dynamo!)
Arica Same (Woosoo) EX / EX U.S.'1972 Sold
(early 70's Hippie gathering in the town of Arica in nothern Chile, studying w/ a teaching master! percussion brewing jams w/spiritual overtones, eastern trancey passages w/free-form Jazz elements (side 4 has "water" and during 16 minutes of Free-Form-Jazz improvisation you get the feeling that the spirit of Coltrane shakin' hands w/ the one of George Russell!!) ...mantra-droning voices, athmo-laden vaults...; comes in beauty "mandala" card-board FOC w/descriptive notes on the spiritual dimension enclosed;)
Audition (Woosoo) EX / EX U.S.'1972 Sold
(early 70's Hippie gathering in the town of Arica in nothern Chile, studying w/ a teaching master! percussion brewing jams w/spiritual overtones, eastern trancey passages w/jazzy flows, mantra-droning voices, athmo-laden vaults; this actually is the same album as "same" (the double-set) but w/ the exeption that side 4, the 16 minutes "water"-track has been exchanged w/"mantram" consisting of "OM"-chantings and voice-playgrounds w/some EERIE moods; this issue also has the "mandala"card-board FOC but in different color to the aforementioned "same"; the labels have been changed from gold to white! there's an insert-booklet that has an interview w/the spiritual head of the (ad)venture;)
Athmospheres Featuring Clive Stevens & Friends
Voyage To Uranus (Capitol) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1974 65.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of dynamic West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge tapestries w/Clive Stevens on electric tenor- & soprano saxes, alto flute... echoplex 'n wah-wah-pedal, David Earl Johnson on percussion, John Abercrombie on guitars, Ralph Towner also plays 12-string acoustic & e-piano, Stu Woods on bass; there's some period Weather Report typo approach in the cookin' up of things; red label print; comes w/ expressive sleeve-design... a painting by Alexandra Odell; has the inner-sleeve too;)
Brian Auger & Julie Tippetts Encore (Warner Brothers) EX / EX U.K.'1978 34.00
(late 70's effort by organ-wizz w/Julie's expressive, jazzy voice; full-band project w/ladies backing up; cover of  "don't let me be misunderstood", "rope ladder to the moon" (Jack Bruce/Pete Brown) 2 Al Jarreau songs ...;)
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express
Live Oblivion Vol.1 (RCA) EX / EX U.S.'1974 34.00
(recorded Live at the Whisky in Hollywood; w/Jack Mills on guitar, Barry Dean (b) lead-voice by Alex Ligertwood; incl. Wes Montgomery's "bumpin' on sunset"!)
Augustwolf Same (Augustwolf Productions) EX / EX U.S.'1979 55.00
(late 70's local californian press of drifty Fusion-Lounge sounds w/saxes 'n flutes, guitars...; beautiful card-board jacket that somehow refuses to boot its sch(l)ock-wave contents; inner-bag w/lyrics;)
Albert Ayler New Grass (Impulse!) M- / M- / Cc. U.S.'1968 95.00
(a wide range bein' covered here... from Melo-Gospel w/fanfaring happenin'-shouts ("free at last") to rockin' proto Fusion-Jazz and a healthy dose of soul 'n R&B...; hot line-up feat. Pretty Purdie, Bill Folwell, Burt Collins & Joe Newman on trumpets; Buddy Lucas on baritone, Garnett Brown (tb)...; thick FOC and beauty nick... an impressive Time-piece!)
New Grass (Impulse!) EX / EX U.S.'1968 75.00
(a wide range bein' covered here... from Melo-Gospel w/fanfaring happenin'-shouts ("free at last") to rockin' proto Fusion-Jazz and a healthy dose of soul 'n R&B...; hot line-up feat. Pretty Purdie, Bill Folwell, Burt Collins & Joe Newman on trumpets; Buddy Lucas on baritone, Garnett Brown(tb)...; thick FOC... an impressive Time-piece!)
Azymuth Cascades (Milestone) M- / M- D'1982 34.00
(early 80's german print of well-produced Latin-Fusion-Jazz-Lounge grooves by brazilian trio;)

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