Fusion I-K

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Illusion Same (ITI) M- / M- U.S.'1984 52.00
(mid-80's U.S. press of Fusion/Jazz-Rock-Lounge moods by californian quartet feat. John Morell (as leader 'n guitarist) Tom Peterson, Joel Di Bartola and Alan Estes;)
Masaru Imada Piko (Full House) M / M J'1979 65.00
(orig. japanese print (w/insert) of bluesy, poetic Solo-Piano venture by native pianist;)
Imaginary World The Magic Sound Celebration (Connyland) M- / M- D'197 55.00
(mid-70's (?) german release of spacey Fusion-Lounge drifts w/Jazz-rockin' edge, floaty keybaords-sounds, synth-effects, solo-guitar flytes, percussion...; hi-quality production-job in super panoramic stereo sound;)
Mark Isham Vapor Drawings (Windham Hill) M / M U.S.'1983 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of this fine New Age sound-bag created w/synth, trumpets, fluegelhorn, piano, sax, keyboards and percussion all played by Isham; Peter Van Hooke plays snare drum and electronic percussion;)
Bob James 4 (CTI) EX / EX U.S.'1976 42.00
(mid-70's effort; white-label-promo print; feat. Hubert Laws, Art Farmer, Gary King, Eric Gale, Steve Gadd;FOC;
H (Columbia) EX / VG++ U.S.'1980 32.00
(1980 U.S. release in FOC;)
Heads (Columbia) M- / M- U.S.'1977 42.00
(later-in-the-70's effort; feat. David Sanborn, Grover Washington Jr., Eric Gale; FOC;)
Obsessions (Warner Brothers) M- / M D'1986 32.00
(mid-80's effort of drifty Fusion-Lounge release; german print w/inner-sleeve;)
Three (CTI) EX / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1976 38.00
(mid-70's effort; U.S. print; feat. Hubert Laws, Gary King, Eric Gale, Harvey Mason, Ralph MacDonald; FOC;)
Three (CTI) EX / M- U.S.'1976 42.00
(mid-70's effort; U.S. print in fine shape; feat. Hubert Laws, Gary King, Eric Gale, Harvey Mason, Ralph MacDonald;)
Touchdown (Columbia) EX / VG++ U.S.'1978 34.00
(late 70's effort of drifty Fusion-Lounge release feat. David Sanborn, Hubert Laws, Steve Gadd, Ron Carter, Eric Gale, Mongo Santamaria...; incl. "Angela" (from the "Taxi" movie) FOC w/pics of the participating artists on inside;)
Horst Jankowski Jankowskeyboard (Crystal) M- / M- D'1971 52.00
(orig. german print (on MPS Records sub-label) of double-album containing solo-piano renditions of compositions like "take the "A" train", "the windmills of your mind", "the fool on the hill" (Lennon/ McCartney) ...plus some trad-adapted lines rangin' from Ragtime to Flamenco heritage; FOC;)
Jaroslav Checkin' In (Columbia) M / M U.S.'1978 42.00
(late 70's U.S. release of funky Fusion-Lounge grooves w/melodic West-Coasty vibes; all songs composed by Jaroslav Jakubovic who plays saxes 'n moog; Jerry Goodman on electric violin, Ralph MacDonald, Jon Faddis, Pat Rebillot, Hugh McCracken on guitar...; w/inner-bag;)
Keith Jarrett G. I. Gurdjieff Sacred Hymns (ECM) EX / EX D'1980 42.00
(orig.german print of 1980 release; solo piano interpretations of compositions by G. I. Gurdjieff;)
Hymns Spheres (ECM) EX / EX D'1976 42.00
§(orig.german print of mid-70's release; all improvised ventures recorded on the Trinity Organ at the Benedictine Abbey Ottobeuren in Germany; no overdubs, technical ornamentations or additions utilized... just the pure sound of the organ! FOC;)
The Köln Concert (ECM) VG++ / EX D'1975 42.00
(orig. german print of famous double-set recorded LIVE; FOC;)
The Köln Concert (ECM) EX / EX D'1975 55.00
(orig. german print of famous double-set recorded LIVE; FOC;)
The Jazz Composers Orchestra
Escalator Over The Hill (Jcoa) EX / EX U.S.'1971 95.00
(U.S. 2nd print in thick, golden FOC (w/promo sticker) of this DEVASTATING early 70's Free-Form-Avant-Jazz mayhem chronostransducted by Carla Bley & Paul Haines! 3-lp set w/huge booklet for insert; featuring Gato Barbieri who freezes hell on "hotel overture"!! Charlie Haden on bass, Roswell Rudd on trombone, Paul Motian(dr) Don Cherry, Jack Bruce sings & cranks the bass, John McLaughlin lays down some icy licks (yes indeed!) Michael Mantler, Dewey Redman... and many more... incl. speakers 'n multiple public members participating in the play!)
Jigsaw Puzzle (Soundshine) M- / M CH'1981 65.00
(early 80's swiss privat-press of fine Jazz-Rock piece by native band; a jammin' mood reigns w/percussive temper, e-guitar, e-bass, piano...; all instrumental tracks and w/a refreshing live-in-studio aura!)
Alphonso Johnson Moonshadows (Epic) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1976 38.00
(orig. U.S. issue of dynamic 70's Fusion piece by funky, black bass-cat; feat. Ian Underwood, Flora Purim, Benny Maupin, Narada Michael Walden, Patrice Rushen, Lee Ritenour...; w/inner-sleeve;)
Spellbound (Epic) VG++ / EX U.S.'1977 42.00
(white-label-promo-issue of dynamic 70's Fusion piece by funky, black bass-cat; Kevin Sireve on guitars; w/inner-sleeve;)
Quincy Jones I Heard That!! (A&M) M- / EX U.S.'1976 52.00
(mid-70's orig. U.S. print of 2 Lp-set containing funky Fusion-grooves feat. Jerome Richardson, Harvey Mason, Billy Cobham, Wah Wah  Watson, Hubert Laws, Dave Grusin, Bob James, George Duke... and many more well familiar names; FOC)
I Heard That!! (A&M) M- / EX U.K.'1976 52.00
(mid-70's orig. U.K.print of 2Lp-set containing funky Fusion-grooves feat. Jerome Richardson, Harvey Mason, Billy Cobham, Wah Wah  Watson, Hubert Laws, Dave Grusin, Bob James, George Duke... and many more well familiar names; FOC)
Rodney Jones When You Feel The Love (Timeless) M / M NL'1980 42.00
(1980 orig. dutch print of tasty 'n relaxed West-Coasty Fusion Lounge grooves by black guitarist; assisted by Fred Lipsius on woodwinds, Kenny Kirkland on keyboards, Marcus Miller (b) Buddy Williams (dr) and Rick Cutler on percussion; all orig. songs spreadin' a joyous, spiritual dew;)
T.Jörgensmann Quartet Go Ahead Clarinet (CMP) M / M D'1978 65.00
(late 70's orig. german release by this adventurous label famous for Free-Form/ improvised ventures; this probably is their most "melodic" release as these lines are dazzlin' w/ a takin' lyricism; quintet performance w/clarinet, saxes, mellotrone, bass, drums and guitar(acoustic & electric)
Ivan Jullien Big Band With Eddy Louiss
Porgy And Bess (Blue Star) EX / EX F'197 42.00
(late 70's french reprint of scarce early 70's album orig. released on Barclay records; Big Band/Fusion rendition of Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess"; strong performance w/ hot brass & swirly organ (by Louiss) Jullien arranged and plays trumpet; Bernard Lubat helps out on percussion, Pierre Cullaz on electric guitar;)
Ryo Kawasaki Prism (Inner City) M- / M- U.S.'1978 42.00
(late 70's U.S. orig. print of hi-tension Jazz-Rock-Fusion piece by japanese guitarist accompanied by Herb Bushler on electric bass, Buddy Williams(dr)...;)
Robin Kenyatta Take The Heat Off Me (Jazz Dance) EX / EX U.S.'1979 42.00
(late 70's U.S. release of West-Coasty Lounge glider w/ funky Fusion grits; John Lee on bass, Cornell Dupree on guitar, Ed Montiero plays some accordion... some vocal trax; many numbers co-written w/ pianist Pat Coil;)
Calvin Keys Shawn-Neeq (Black Jazz) M- / M- U.S.'1971 Sold
(highly rated Guitar-Fusion venture by black axe-man pluckin' athmo-laden dynamic lines w/ tasty arrangements, flute, e-piano, bass 'n drums; longish curves buildin' quite a tension-play on the 7:25 "B.E."- track; top shape!
Steve Khan The Blue Man (CBS) EX / VG++ NL'1978 34.00
(late 70's orig. dutch print of tension-packed West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge sounds by this guitarist; feat. The Brecker Bros., Steve Gadd, Mike Mainieri, David Sanborn...;)
Tighrope (Columbia) M- / EX U.S.'1955 38.00
(70's orig. U.S. print of tension-packed West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge sounds by this guitarist; feat. The Brecker Bros.,Steve Gadd, Ralph MacDonald, Bob James, David Sanborn...; w/w/label-insert;)
King Same (No Label) M- / M- U.S.'197 325.00
(late 70's (?) U.S. privat-press out of Texas; mix-bag of dynamic Fusion-Rock jams w/athmo-packed guitar/bass action, jazzy phonk-brewing w/free-form sax strokes ("Charlie's angels" (6' plus) "hurrican winds" has a Baird Hersey typo lead-guitar solo-flyte backed w/frantic drums & a fuzzed out keyboard (moog?) "the cloaks" is haunting Folk wonder w/dense acoustic/electric grounding & ace female lead-voice by Marion Lyons; sleeve is rather odd card-board jacket w/ the drawing of a dazed emperor sitting on a throne; this album is a rather special work of art!)
Same (No Label) SS / SS U.S.'197 365.00
(late 70's (?) U.S. privat-press out of Texas; mix-bag of dynamic Fusion-Rock jams w/athmo-packed guitar/bass action, jazzy phonk-brewing w/free-form sax strokes ("Charlie's angels" (6 minutes plus) "hurrican winds" has a Baird Hersey typo lead-guitar solo-flyte backed w/frantic drums & a fuzzed out keyboard (moog?) "the cloaks" is haunting Folk wonder w/dense acoustic/electric grounding & ace female lead-voice by Marion Lyons; sleeve is rather odd card-board jacket w/ the drawing of a dazed emperor sitting on a throne; this album is a rather special work of art! still sealed!)
Kittyhawk Same (EMI America) EX / EX U.S.'1980 34.00
(orig. green-label U.S. press of drifty Fusion-Lounge grooves; Paul Edwards (member of the group) plays the Chapman Stick Touchboard;)
Kjol Take It All (No Label) EX / EX CH'1979 55.00
(late 70's orig. swiss press of dynamic Jazz-Rock/Fusion project by swiss quartet feat. Dave Doran (dr), Heinz Affolter(guit) Walter Stricker(b) and Brigeen Doran on alto-sax;)
Erich Kleinschuster Sextett Live (Preiser) M / M A'1974 75.00
(RARE mid-70's release of Free-Form-Jazz speckled Fusion project recorded LIVE; austrian sextet feat. Kleinschuster on trombone, Leszek Zadlo on saxes... plus piano, bass drums 'n percussion; this is a co-production of the label and the austrian radio (ORF) ...mostly sidelong excursions and housed in laminated FOC w/live-band-photo on inside; top shape!!)
John Klemmer Brazilia (Abc) EX / EX U.S.'1979 34.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. print of Latin-Jazz-Fusion sounds by tenor sax-/flutist feat. Airto Moreira, Lenny White, Victor Feldman, Paulhino Da Costa...; has a tasty version of Gershwin's "summertime";)
Life Style (Abc) EX / EX U.S.'1977 34.00
( 70's orig. U.S. print of West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge sounds by tenor sax-/flutist feat. Harvey Mason, Chuck Domanico...;)
Touch (Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab) EX / M- U.S.'1979 65.00
(late 70's U.S. audiophile-print of West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge-Jazz sounds by tenor sax-/flutist feat. Larry Carlton, Dave Grusin, Emil Richards, Joe Porcaro, Chuck Rainey, Harvey Mason...; w/inserts;)
Touch (Abc) EX / EX U.S.'1979 34.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. print of West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge-Jazz sounds by tenor sax-/flutist feat. Larry Carlton, Dave Grusin, Emil Richards, Joe Porcaro, Chuck Rainey, Harvey Mason...;)
Earl Klugh Finger Paintings (Blue Note) VG++ / EX / Cc. U.S.'1977 42.00
(U.S. orig. print of Latin-Jazz influenced Fusion bag by this black guitarist; line-up has Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Harvey Mason, Steve Gadd...; w/inner-sleeve;)
Wishful Thinking (Capitol) M- / M D'1984 32.00
(mid-80's german print; feat. Ron Carter, Joe Beck, Dave Matthews help conducting the orchestral arrangements;)
Kornet III (Pick-Up) EX / EX DK'1979 34.00
(late 70's danish orig. print of Progressive-Fusion-Lounge dirfts by native combo; w/brass arrangements; has the inner sleeve;)
Lukas Kramer, Stephan Schertler & Alfred Kramer
Le Meurtrier Dans L'Ombrage (Ubu) M- / M- CH'1984 95.00
(very rare swiss privat-label press of adventurous Free-Form-Fusion/ Jazz speckled maps w/athmo-packed jammin' fever evoking strayns of Avant-Chamber moves... piano, acoustic bass 'n drums; title track fills the b-side for 18:56! simple b&w cover on this self-produced album;)
Volker Kriegel Inside: Missing Link (MPS) EX / EX D'1972 95.00
(early 70's effort by german electric Fusion/ Jazz-Rock guitarist; double-set packed w/ extended slopes brewin' up dynamic jammer galore w/funky temper! feat.Albert Mangelsdorff on trombone, Alan Skidmore on saxes, Eberhard Weber on basses, John Marshall drums...; nice laminated FOC w/photo-page attached on inside;)
Topical Harvest (MPS) EX / EX D'1976 65.00
(mid-70's effort by german electric Fusion/Jazz-Rock guitarist; percussive backing (full-band) w/keyboards 'n mellotron; Albert Mangelsdorff plays his trombone on one track; Kriegel fondles the banjo on another;)
Volker Kriegel & Mild Maniac Orchestra
Elastic Menu (MPS) EX / EX / Co. NL'1977 42.00
(german print of solid Jazz-Rock/Fusion thing w/loungy drifts in parts; incl. Carla Bley's "sing me softly of the Blues;)
Volker Kriegel & Spectrum Mild Maniac (MPS) EX / EX NL'1974 52.00
(mid-70's effort by german electric Fusion/Jazz-Rock guitarist; percussive backing (full-band) w/keyboards by Rainer Brüninghaus, Eberhard Weber (b) Joe Nay (dr) and Peter Giger (as special guest) on percussion; dutch-print in FOC w/pics of band-members;)
Mild Maniac (MPS) EX / EX D'1974 55.00
(mid-70's effort by german electric Fusion/Jazz-Rock guitarist; percussive backing (full-band) w/keyboards by Rainer Brüninghaus, Eberhard Weber(b) Joe Nay(dr) and peter Giger(as special guest) on percussion; german print in FOC w/pics of band-members;)
Robby Krieger Versions (Passport) EX / EX U.S.'1982 34.00
(early 80's release by DOORS-guitarist; action-packed rockin' Fusion-Lounge w/sax 'n keyboards;)
The Krow Brothers Band Time To Start Living (Tonjola) EX / EX U.S.'1980 52.00
(loungy West-Coast grooves outta mellow Fusion bag w/voc-harmonies, keyboards, sax, guitar...; all orig. material composed by John & Tony Krowiak; small press on local New York label;)
Joachim Kühn United Nations (Atlantic) M- / M- D'1981 34.00
(german orig. print of early 80's release of solo-piano moves...; has a "ballad-side" and a "UN-side" on which the title-track spins sidelong;)
Joachim Kühn Trio Interchange (MPS) M- / M- D'1972 55.00
(early 70's orig. german print(in nice shape) of Free-Form-Jazz speckled Fusion work by german keyboardist (who also plays sax on 1 song)... assisted by Warren Smith on bass & cello and Pierre Favre on percussion; J.E. Berendt produced and contributes the liner-notes (w/english translation)
Steve Kujala Fresh Flute (FM/CBS) M- / M- NL'1986 34.00
(mid-80's holland press on CBS sub-label; tasty flute driven Jazz/Pop compositions spreadin' a good feeling and evoking sceneries of a well hibernated Xotic-Lounge; full-band project w/celtic harp, marimba, timpani, oboe, krummhorn, e-bass, drums, guitars...; w/insert-sheet;)

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