Fusion N-Q

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Andy Narell Stickman (Hip Pocket) M- / M- U.S.'1981 42.00
(early 80's U.S. release (by Windham Hill sub-label) of steel-drum conducted Fusion-Jazz w/colorful- swingin' 'xotic, loungy angles (and some celtic-ethno acres) ...quartet venture w/e-guitar, e-bass, flute 'n vocs on 1 track plus percussion; extended version of Egberto Gismonti's "frevo/maracatu" (15:16) ...w/inner-sleeve;)
National Health D.S. Al Coda (Europa) M- / M- U.S.'1982 42.00
(early 80's U.S. release of West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge piece w/drifty Jazz-Rock angles...; John Greaves on  bass, Phil Miller on guitars, Elton Dean plays saxello; w/inner-bag;)
Native Son Same (Infinity) M / M / Co. Can'1979 42.00
(late 70's orig. canadian print of dynamo-fueled funky Fusion-Lounge by japanese combo w/fender rhodes, tenor sax, e-guitar, e-bass 'n percussion;)
New Heavenly Blue Educated Homegrown (RCA) EX / VG++ U.S.'1970 42.00
(U.S. orig. print of many windowed album, rangin' from rustic, hipster-vybe-flavoured grooves w/DEAD- like jam-up, Fusion/Rock-Jazz sleaze, Chamber-POP tease and good-timey hoedowner spree w/brass, violins, keybaords...; all performed w/ some musicianship's class!! produced by Darius & Chris Brubeck;)
David Newman Front Money (Warner Brothers) M / M U.S.'1977 42.00
(mid-/late 70's U.S. release of fine Fusion-Lounge album w/funky edges and brass;)
David Fathead Newman Concrete Jungle (Prestige) M- / M- / Cc. U.S.'1978 52.00
(late 70's U.S. release of fine Fusion-Lounge album w/funky edges; Pat Rebillot on e-piano on some tracks; Idris Muhammad on drums, Bill Summers on percussion...; w/Chamber-strings 'n brass; incl."dance of the honey bee and the funky fly";)
Nightwind A Casual Romance (Pausa) M / M- I'1982 34.00
(italian print of early 80's West-Coast Fusion-Lounge sounds by this sextet from L.A.; plenty o' percussion, fender rhodes piano, fretless bass, arp odysee & prophet 5, reeds 'n guitar;)
Walter Norris & Aladar Pege Winter Rose (Enja) M / EX D'1980 65.00
(orig. german print of duo-Chamber-Jazz project by pianist Norris and bassist Pege; cover of Thad Jones' "a child is born";)
Nova Sun City (Arista) M- / EX U.S.'1978 32.00
(orig. U.S. print of drifty Jazz-Rock-Lounge release w/ spiritual overtones; w/inner-sleeve;)
Wings Of Love (Arista) M- / EX U.S.'1977 32.00
(orig. U.S. print of drifty Jazz-Rock-Lounge release w/ spiritual overtones; produced by Narada Michael Walden; w/inner-sleeve;)
Nucleus Under The Sun (Vertigo) EX / EX U.K.'1974 55.00
(quality mid-70's U.K. Fusion/Jazz-Rock piece w/Free-Form brewing! feat. Ian Carr, Gordon Beck on keyboards, brass, electric/acoustic guitars, vocals on one piece...; orig. Ufo-label job and a nice sleeve;)
The Nucleus Same (Kilmarnock) M- / EX Can'1971 Sold
(early 70's orig. canadian print of this all-instrumental West-Coasty Fusion-Lounge release feat. Pretty Purdie on drums, Billy Nichols on wah-wah-guitar (..some oh-so-tasty-licks!) Ted Dunbar on guitar, Gordon Edwards on e-bass & Galt MacDermot, who composed, on keyboards; ...a smooth tension-play w/funky edges 'n athmo-filled hedges; 2 songs written for movies; an ace production job; gold label print; ...this band is no-way-connected w/other bands of the same name!)
Nyspolat Coste Apetrea (MNW) EX / EX S'1977 65.00
(swedish Fusion-Lounge Rock-Jazz release w/keyboards, guitars, drums, bass, synth 'n voice;)
O Terço Casa Encantada (Underground) VG++ / EX BR'1976 55.00
(mid-70's Fusion-Jazz-Rock-Lounge sounds by brazilian combo; FOC;)
Obrechts Brass Ensemble That's Obrechts Brass Ensemble (Obrasso) M- / M CH'1985 28.00
(orig. swiss print of native Brass-Band venture;)
Oddi Same (RCA Italiana) EX / EX I'1973 34.00
(blue label orig. italian release by sax-blowin' Gianni Oddi; loungy Pop grooves w/jazzy Fusion edge on the more funked-up slopes;)
Mike Oldfield Discovery (Virgin) EX / EX D'1984 Sold
(mid-80's german print of spacey Fusion-Folk venture by british multi-instra-mentalist;)
Tubular Bells (Virgin) EX / EX D'1973 34.00
(orig. german print of Classic 70's release by U.K. multi-instra-mentalist presenting that celesital bells-sound; w/assistance of Sally Oldfield, Lindsay Cooper on string basses, Jon Field on flutes and Viv Stanshall is featured as the master of ceremonies;)
Tubular Bells (Virgin) - / EX U.K.'1973 65.00
(U.K. picture-disc issue of Classic 70's release by U.K. multi-instra-mentalist presenting that celesital bells-sound; w/assistance of Sally Oldfield, Lindsay Cooper on string basses, Jon Field on flutes and Viv Stanshall is featured as the master of ceremonies;)
Tubular Bells (Virgin) EX / VG++ U.S.'1973 Sold
(orig. U.S. print of Classic 70's release by U.K. multi-instra-mentalist presenting that celesital bells-sound; w/assistance of Sally Oldfield, Lindsay Cooper on string basses, Jon Field on flutes and Viv Stanshall is featured as the master of ceremonies;)
The Open Window Same (Vanguard) M- / M- U.S.'1969 95.00
(late 60's orig. U.S. print of many-windowed Chamber-Folk-project w/Jazz-induced slopes, 'travaganza spiced ehtno-honky-tonkin' runs w/rich keyboard-sounds (organ, piano, electric harpsichord) flute, recorders 'n voices by all members of these trio which is classical-trained ...feat. Robert Dennis, Peter Schickele (he arranged for Joan Baez, appeared on a television program called "Bach 'n' Roll" w/ The Blues Project;) and Stanley Walden who also plays clarinet; ...a very special album on a very special label! top shape!)
Oregon Distant Hills (Vanguard) EX / EX U.S.'1973 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of fascinating/athmo-sprayin' Folk-Jazz/Fusion piece w/eastern colors provided by Collin Walcott on sitar and tabla ...plus oboe by Paul McCandless, Ralph Towner on 12-string guitar, Glenn Moore on bass;)
In Performance (Elektra) EX / EX D'1980 52.00
(orig. german print of LIVE-recorded double-set laden w/ fascinating/ athmo-sprayin' Folk-Jazz/ Fusion tapestries w/eastern colors provided by Collin Walcott on sitar and tabla...; FOC;)
Violin (Vanguard) EX / EX U.S.'1978 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of fascinating/athmo-sprayin' Folk-Jazz/Fusion piece w/eastern colors provided by Collin Walcott on sitar and tabla... plus oboe by Paul McCandless, Ralph Towner on 12-string guitar, Glenn Moore on bass plus the magic violin of Zbigniew Seifert; the band is cuttin' loose on the improvised 15 minutes plus title track!)
Winter Light (Vanguard) EX / EX U.S.'1974 55.00
(orig. U.S. print of fascinating/athmo-sprayin' Folk-Jazz/Fusion piece w/eastern colors provided by Collin Walcott on dulcimer, clarinet, sitar and tabla... plus oboe, bass clarinet and english horn by Paul McCandless, Ralph Towner on 12-string guitar and percussion, Glenn Moore on bass/e-bass, flute, piano...; cover of Jim Pepper's "witchi-tai-to";)
Oregon & Elvin Jones Together (Vanguard) EX / EX U.S.'1976 55.00
(orig. U.S. print of fascinating/ athmo-sprayin' Folk-Jazz/ Fusion piece w/eastern colors provided by Collin Walcott on sitar and tabla... plus oboe by Paul McCandless, Ralph Towner on 12-string guitar, Glenn Moore on bass plus the powerful drummin' of Elvin Jones rending a definite Jazz pulse to the whole;)
Together (Vanguard) VG++ / EX / Co. U.S.'1976 52.00
(orig. U.S. print of fascinating/ athmo-sprayin' Folk-Jazz/ Fusion piece w/eastern colors provided by Collin Walcott on sitar and tabla... plus oboe by Paul McCandless, Ralph Towner on 12-string guitar, Glenn Moore on bass plus the powerful drummin' of Elvin Jones rending a definite Jazz pulse to the whole;)
Oriental Wind Live In Der Balver Höhle (JG) M / M- D'1978 65.00
(late 70's german orig. small-label release of exciting Ethno-Folk-Jazz/Fusion recorded live! led by Istanbul-born percussionist Okay Temiz, Bobo Stenson on piano... plus bass, saxes, bagpipes, saz 'n flute; ...all selections are of turkish folklore origin arranged by Temiz!incl. two 15 minutes plus jams!!)
Shuggie Otis Freedom Flight (Epic) M- / EX U.S.'1971 52.00
(orig. yellow label U.S.print of soulful Fusion-Lounge album by Hendrix influenced guitar-crankin' youngster baskin' out on the 12 minutes plus title-track (sorta caressing a hibernating albatross... if ya' get what I mean) ...there's some funky waggin' 'n Blues-Rock slaggin'; feat. George Duke, Wilton Felder, Aynsley Dunbar, 'n Johnny Otis;)
Passport Sky Blue (Atlantic) M- / EX Can'1978 28.00
(canadian orig. print of late 70's effort by renowned Fusion/Jazz-Rock combo fronted by Klaus Doldinger;)
The John Payne Band Bedtime Stories (Arista Freedom) M- / M- U.S.'1976 38.00
(solo-work by in-demand early 70's studio/session-man who worked w/Van Morrisson (horn-parts on "astral weeks"!) David Bromberg, Bonnie Raitt...; tasty Fusion-Lounge w/Louis Levin on Fender Rhodes piano; this album actually is the reprint of his prev. released lp on "Bromfied Rec.";)
Bedtime Stories (Arista Freedom) M- / M- U.S.'1976 42.00
(solo-work by in-demand early 70's studio/ session-man who worked w/Van Morrisson (horn-parts on "astral weeks"!) David Bromberg, Bonnie Raitt...; tasty Fusion-Lounge w/Louis Levin on Fender Rhodes piano; this album actually is the reprint of his prev. released lp on "Bromfied rec."; promo-label-print;)
Bedtime Stories (Arista Freedom) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1976 34.00
(solo-work by in-demand early 70's studio/ session-man who worked w/Van Morrisson (horn-parts on "astral weeks"!) David Bromberg, Bonnie Raitt...; tasty Fusion-Lounge w/Louis Levin on Fender Rhodes piano; this album actually is the reprint of his prev. released lp on "Bromfied rec.";)
Bedtime Stories (Arista Freedom) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1976 34.00
(solo-work by in-demand early 70's studio/session-man who worked w/Van Morrisson (horn-parts on "astral weeks"!) David Bromberg, Bonnie Raitt...; tasty Fusion-Lounge w/Louis Levin on Fender Rhodes piano; this album actually is the reprint of his prev. released lp on "Bromfied rec.";)
Paz Look Inside (Coda) M / M U.K.'1983 42.00
(80's orig. U.K. release of quality Latin-Jazz-Lounge sounds; 8 selections composed by leader/vibraharpist Dick Crouch; electric guitar, keyboards (fender rhodes) oberheim moog...) bass, latin percussion, alto- & soprano-saxes, flute, piccolo, vocals...;  Paul Buckmaster did a fine production-job;)
Pegasus Communication (Frog/Efa) M / M D'1985 34.00
(mid-80's german release of funky West-Coast Fusion Lounge sounds w/latin flavored edges:)
The Pentagon Same (East Wind) M- / M- U.S.'1976 65.00
(rare orig. U.S. print of excellent Latin-Jazz-Fusion excursions starring such legendary folks like Billy Higgins, Cedar Walton, Clifford Jordan, Sam Jones, Ray Mantilla (congas); cover of "Manteca" (Fuller/ Gillespie) Lester Young's "D.B.Blues", "I can't get started" (Duke/Gershwin); ace-sound quality as this is a direct-cutting audiophile recording; FOC;)
Perigeo Abbiamo Tutti Un Blues Da Piangere (RCA Italiana) EX / EX I'1973 SOLD
(orig. italian release of Fusion-Jazz-Rock sounds w/Sympho edge by italian quartet; impressive cover art;)
The Valley Of The Temples (RCA) EX / VG++ U.S.'1976 42.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of Fusion-Jazz-Rock sounds w/Sympho edge by italian quintet feat. Toni Esposito on percussion;)
Houston Person Harmony (Mercury) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1977 34.00
(70's U.S. release of funky Fusion-Lounge by black sax man; feat. Horace Ott (who arranged and conducted) on piano, John Tropea on e-guitar, Paul Griffin on keybaords... plus ladies backin' up; extended version of Fela Ransome Kuti's "I no get eye for back"(!)
Oscar Peterson The Personal Touch (Pablo) M / M U.S.'1982 65.00
(1980 recorded, string-arranged (by Rick Wilkins) Fusion-bag w/vocals by Peterson on the orchestrated tunes; Clark Terry rends a special trumpet touch; Dave Young on bass, Jerry Fuller (dr) ...either Peter Leitch or Ed Bickert on guitar... the latter cranks some fine lines on an ace instrumental version of David Clayton-Thomas' "spinning wheel"!)
Royal Wedding Suite (Pablo) M- / M- U.S.'1981 65.00
(early 80's Big Band recordings w/orchestral strings; ...some funky Fusion-edges smoulderin' on some selections;)
Phantom Band Same (Sky) EX / EX D'1980 42.00
(german orig. release of athmo-tensyon packed Prog-rockin' Fusion-Lounge w/percussion by Jaki Liebezeit of Can-fame!! Holger Czukay plays an occasional horn;)
Glenn Phillips Lost At Sea (Virgin) EX / EX U.K.'1975 75.00
(first solo-effort by Hampton Grease Band guitar-wizard; treadin' lanes o''Xotic-Fusion ventures w/blitz- guitar leads, elevated platforms of dynamo-Lounge moods 'n latino typo goods; orig. U.K. print;)
Swim In The Wind (Virgin) M- / M- U.K.'1977 75.00
(2nd solo-effort by Hampton Grease Band guitar-wizard treadin' lanes o''Xotic-Fusion ventures w/blitz- guitar leads, elevated platforms of dynamo-Lounge moods spiked w/ splinters of rockin' goods 'n some bluse plus a refreshingly wired Country soothe (w/pedal-steel) on "Josh"; Phoebe adds a pastoral-celestial voice on the folksy/baroque-structured "my name is time";)
Rob Piltch Same (Duke Street) M- / M- / Co. Can'1988 34.00
(late 80's canadian release by native guitarist; athmo-packed Jazz-Fusion-Lounge w/folksy, dreamy angle;)
The Players Association Born To Dance (Vanguard) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1977 42.00
(funky Fusion-Lounge w/a Disco edge... line-up starring Michael Brecker, Steve Khan, Mtume & Dave Earle Johnson on congas, Dave Sanborn, Mike Mandel...; incl."disco inferno", "footsteps" (Isley Brothers) ...multi-instrumentalist & leader-member Chris Hills wrote some songs and arranged; Danny Weiss produced;)
Plunky Tropical Chill (N.A.M.E.Brand) M / M- U.S.'1988 32.00
(late 80's orig. U.S. press of easy flowin' Xotik-Lounge grooves w/ some funky spots; led by Plunky on saxes & lead-vocs;)
Jimmy Ponder Illusions (Abc) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1976 52.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of tasty, arranged Funky-Lounge moods by black guitar-picker, Chuck Domanico on bass, Sonny Burke on keyboards... plus Ron Carter, Ronnie Foster, Jerome Richardson...;)
Jean-Luc Ponty Civilized Evil (Atlantic) EX / EX D'1980 34.00
(1980 effort by electric-violinist; Jazz-rockin' Fusion-venture w/Randy Jackson on bass; german print;)
Cosmic Messenger (Atlantic) EX / EX D'1978 Sold
(late 70's effort by electric-violinist; Jazz-rockin' Fusion-venture; german print w/inner-sleeve;)
Live (Atlantic) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1979 38.00
(late 70's effort by electric-violinist;electric Jazz-rockin' Fusion-venture captured LIVE w/full-band backing; has the inner-sleeve;)
Open Mind (Polydor) M / M F'1984 38.00
(mid-80's effort by electric-violinist; Jazz-rockin' Fusion-venture w/help from George Benson on guitar ("modern times blues") and Chic Corea has a synth solo on title-track; french orig. issue;)
Upon The Wings Of Music (Atlantic) EX / EX D'1975 Sold
(mid-70's effort by electric-violinist; Jazz-rockin' Fusion-venture; german print; feat. Patrice Rushen on keyboards, Dan Sawyer & Ray Parker Junior play guitar;)
Baden Powell Fresh Winds (UA International) EX / EX U.S.'1969 75.00
(late 60's orig. U.S. issue of excellent Latin-Fusion/ Folk sounds w/ occasional help from Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra (organ, bass, percussion, femme back-up vocs 'n haunting string-arrangements!) ...and the fantastic acoustic guitar work of Powell tryin' out his wits on some J. S. Bach compositions as well! incl. "berimbau" (actually the name of an instrument used in the course of a brazilian dance called the "Capoeira" and the rhythm of this dance expresses an undeniable african influence) ...plus the utterly captivating "samba trieste" where the fingers of this brazilian guitar-wizard are about to break loose! nice FOC w/info on the songs on inside;)
Baden Powell Quartet Face Au Public (Barclay) M- / EX F'197 55.00
(70's french orig. issue of excellent Latin-Fusion/Folk sounds with percussive carpets and the fantastic acoustic guitar work of Powell, cuttin' loose on the extended slopes like "samba triste", "consolação"(!!)
Vol.3 (Barclay) M- / EX F'197 55.00
(70's french orig. issue of excellent Latin-Fusion/Folk sounds w/percussive carpets and the fantastic acoustic guitar work of Powell, cuttin' loose on the 9 minutes plus "terra de Katmandou"; 1 song has a femme/male vocal-duet;)
Prairie Madness Same (Columbia) M- / EX U.S.'1972 42.00
(early 70's U.S. release of arranged, melodic West-Coast Fusion thing w/brass 'n jazzy edge (in spots) feat. the Brecker Bros.; produced by Matthew Fisher, former Procol Harum organist; w/insert-sheet;)
Billy Preston A Whole New Thing (A&M) EX / EX NL'1977 34.00
(dutch print of funky Fusion-Lounge sounds by in-demand session/studio keyboarder; full-band thing starring Alvin Taylor on guitar... plenty of brass! w/inner-sleeve;)
Roland Prince Free Spirit (Vanguard) EX / EX U.S.'1977 42.00
(70's U.S. brown-label print of funky Fusion-Lounge grits by black guitarist; Kenny Barron on piano, Bob Cranshaw on bass, Frank Wess(mispelled as Wiss!) on flute and tenor sax on the Bossa Nova boppin' title-track; brass section starring Frank Foster, Virgil Jones, Clifford Adams...; strong album of the genre!)
Dave Pritchard Nocturnal Earthworm Stew (Island) EX / EX Can'1976 55.00
(mid-70's canadian release by french-canadian composer gone w/Avant-Space-Electronic Fusion idioms, creatin' arteficial tapestries suitable for E. T. -typo screens; filtered dulcimers, synths, short wave radio manipulations... inspirations drawn from Schoenberg, Stockhausen, Zappa, Ornette Coleman, Strawinski, Eddie Haskell;)
Proteus Infinite Change (Proteus International) M- / M- U.S.'1981 75.00
(early 80's privat-press from Chicago; a tighthly packed pattern-chase of Prog/Fusion/Jazz-Rock streams w/spacey keyboards/guitar curves, swift perco-strokes setting fire to the brew; some brass backing; comes in beauty jacket w/ "seer/myth"-painting on front;)
Flora Purim Open Your Eyes You Can Fly (Milestone) EX / VG++ U.S.'1976 Sold
(mid-70's U.S. release of colorful funky-Lounge grooves w/latin-touch feat. George Duke, Airto, Alphonso Johnson, Ron Carter, Egberto Gismonti & David Amaro on guitars...; FOC;)
Stories To Tell (Milestone) VG++ / VG++ / Cc. U.S.'1974 34.00
(mid-70's U.S. quadraphonic release of colorful funky-Lounge grooves w/latin-touch feat. George Duke, Airto, Ron Carter, Earl Klugh on guitar... plus Carlos Santana on 1 track;)
That's What She Said (Milestone) VG++ / EX / Cc. U.S.'1978 34.00
(late 70's U.S. release of colorful funky-Lounge grooves w/Latin touch feat. George Duke, Airto, Alphonso Johnson, George Bohannon, Ernie Watts, Joe Henderson...; horns arranged and conducted by George Duke who also wrote many of the tracks; w/inner-sleeve;)
Bill Pursell And The Nashville Sweat Band
Same (Alston) M- / EX U.S.'1976 52.00
(U.S. orig. print of Disco-groovin' Funky-Fusion Lounge w/hot femme back-ups, brass and string arrangements; FOC;)
Puzzle The Second Album (Motown) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1974 42.00
(mid-70's orig. U.S. print of brass-arranged Fusion-Pop album w/songs radiating a Beatle-esque harmony-edge, other selections have a funky West-Coast flow w/Jazz-rockin' idioms; ...quite a verstile bag produced by Bob Cullen;)
Quantum Jump Same (The Electric Record Company) EX / EX D'1976 36.00
(late 70's german release of dynamo-packed Fusion-Lounge piece w/Jazz-rockin' spurts feat. Rupert Hine, John G. Perry, Trevor Morais & Mark Warner; ...plus Ray Cooper & Morris Pert on percussion;)

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