Fusion S-1

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Sagmeister Trio Same (Mood) EX / EX D'1978 52.00
(late 70's orig. german release of insrumental Folk-Jazz-Rock Fusion venture w/12-string guitar sounds, bass & drums; athmo-packed strides w/intriguing tension-play, supervised by Volker Kriegel who also helped produce;)
Sail Steppin' Out On Saturday Night (United Artists) EX / EX U.S.'1978 34.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. print of action-paintin' funky, party-Lounge w/brass, keyboards, guitars, bass 'n drums;)
Sakhile Same (Jive Afrika/Arista) EX / EX U.S.'1982 42.00
(early 80's U.S. release on Arista sub-label; athmo-spreadin' Afro-Fusion grooves w/ a Pop edge; black sextet w/brass, bass, guitars, keyboards, percussion & quality voc-treats; sung in native tongue;)
David Sanborn Same (Warner Brothers) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1976 38.00
(orig. U.S. print of 2nd solo-work by much in-demand studio-/session sax-man assisted w/e-bass, guitar, keyboards, percussion plus vocal-guest artists starring Paul Simon & Patti Austin;)
David Sancious Same (Chelsea) M- / M- U.S.'1976 42.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of dynamic West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge w/vocs 'n rockin' temper; no furthur info given as for line-ups etc...;)
Pharoah Sanders Love Will Find A Way (Arista) EX / EX U.S.'1978 34.00
(later in the 70's orig. U.S. release by this tenor-sax man who wrote Jazz-history (and beyond) along w/Trane! ...but here it's sleazy West-Coast-Lounge in some Fusion context;)
Carlos Devadip Santana The Swing Of Delight (CBS) M- / EX NL'1980 Sold
(orig. holland print of this double-set;FOC:)
Mike Santiago Entity White Trees (Chiaroscuro) M- / EX / Cc. U.S.'1977 Sold
(70's U.S. orig. release of all-instrumental Fusion-Jazz-Lounge venture w/latin grounding; dynamic playgrounds led by Mike Santiago on electric lead-guitar, dense percussion runs, vibraphone, congas, piano, bass...; longish trax and well produced;)
Merl Saunders Do I Move You (Crystal Clear) M / EX U.S.'1979 52.00
(orig. U.S. print of this "supercut limited edition direct to disc recordings" fronted by ace keyboarder / session man w/brass 'n femme leads/back-ups; Mark Isham on trumpet, Pee Wee Ellis (ts) Carl Lockett(g) ... title-track is by Nina Simone;)
SBB Nowy Horyzont (Muza) EX / VG++ Pol'197 55.00
(late 70's polish orig. release by innovative native trio; complex tapestries of Fusion/Jazz-Rock w/spacey flytes 'n rockin' pulse plus dreamy piano parts evoking classical gas; some vocal treats;)
Janne Schaffer Andra Lp (Europa Film) EX / EX S'1974 55.00
(orig. mid-70's swedish print of fine Fusion-Jazz-Rock album by scandinavian guitarist feat. Björn J:son Lindh; FOC w/groovy pics from Schaffer's early daze;)
Earmeal (CBS) EX / EX NL'1978 Sold
(orig. late-70's dutch print of fine Fusion-Jazz-Rock album by scandinavian guitarist feat. Björn J:son Lindh;)
Earmeal (Columbia) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1978 26.00
(orig. late-70's U.S. print of fine Fusion-Jazz-Rock album by scandinavian guitarist feat. Björn J:son Lindh;)
Earmeal (Columbia) M- / EX Can'1978 34.00
(orig. late-70's canadian print of fine Fusion-Jazz-Rock album by scandinavian guitarist feat. Björn J:son Lindh;)
Katharsis (CBS) M- / M- NL'1976 Sold
(orig. mid-70's dutch print of fine Fusion-Jazz-Rock album by scandinavian guitarist feat. Björn J:son Lindh;)
Katharsis (Columbia) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1976 34.00
(orig. mid-70's U.S. print (in different sleeve to euro-print!) of fine Fusion-Jazz-Rock album by scandinavian guitarist feat. Björn J:son Lindh;)
Katharsis (CBS) EX / EX NL'1976 26.00
(orig. mid-70's dutch print of fine Fusion-Jazz-Rock album by scandinavian guitarist feat. Björn J:son Lindh;)
Presents (CBS) EX / EX NL'1980 28.00
(orig. dutch print of fine Fusion-Jazz-Rock album by scandinavian guitarist feat. Björn J:son Lindh; w/inner-sleeve;)
Presents (CBS) EX / EX NL'1980 Sold
(orig. dutch print of fine Fusion-Jazz-Rock album by scandinavian guitarist feat. Björn J:son Lindh; w/inner-sleeve;)
Schildpatt Himekideira (Plainisphare) M- / M CH'1986 55.00
(mid-80's orig. swiss small-label press of athmo-packed Fusion-Folk-Jazz blending native swiss trad-acres w/Jazz 'n Rock; recorded live in the studio w/swiss hammered dulcimer (Hackbrett) as leading instrument, flute, drums 'n bass; FOC w/pics of band-members on inside;)
Same (Unit) M / M CH'1984 55.00
(mid-80's orig. swiss small-label press of athmo-packed Fusion-Folk-Jazz blending native swiss trad-acres w/Jazz 'n Rock; w/swiss hammered dulcimer (Hackbrett) as leading instrument, flute, drums 'n bass;)
Wolfgang Schlüter & Christoph Spendel
Dualism (MPS) M- / M- D'1982 42.00
(early 80's german press of captivating Fusion venture by pianist Spendel meeting Schlüter on vibraphone; airy canvas w/poetic lines kindlin' flamenco magic on the 9 minutes plus "requerdos del alhama";)
Eberhard Schoener Events (Harvest) EX / M- D'1980 55.00
(1980 orig. german print of Ethno-Folk-Jazz/ Fusion piece underlying Marcel Proust's "A la recherche du temps perdu" for literary concept; full-band venture conducted by Moog/ Synth sound-colors, femme voice, e-guitar, drums/ percussion (by Pete York & Morris Pert)sax, keyboards, many instruments from (south) east Asia; FOC w/lyrics printed;)
Tom Schuman Extremities (GRP) M- / M- CH'1990 42.00
(orig. swiss print of moody Fusion-Lounge sounds fronted by keyboarder Schuman; Will Lee on bass, Steve Love plays guitars, Jon Faddis in the brass section...; mostly original songs and one dedicated to the memory of Bill Evans;)
Diane Schuur Collection (GRP) EX / M- CH'1989 42.00
(late 80's german press of fine  femme vocal-Jazz compilation - album starring Stan Getz, José Feliciano, Dave Grusin (who also produced) Tom Scott, Steve Gadd, Richard Tee, Steve Kahn, Don Grusin ... ; incl. the great 'caught a touch of your love' performed live with the Count Basie Orchestra and feat. Clarence Banks with a trombone solo! comes with inner-sleeve;)
Collection (GRP) M- / M- CH'1989 55.00
(late 80's german press of fine  femme vocal-Jazz compilation - album starring Stan Getz, José Feliciano, Dave Grusin (who also produced) Tom Scott, Steve Gadd, Richard Tee, Steve Kahn, Don Grusin ... ; incl. the great 'caught a touch of your love' performed live with the Count Basie Orchestra and feat. Clarence Banks with a trombone solo! comes with inner-sleeve;)
Tom Scott Blow It Out (Epic) EX / EX U.S.'1977 36.00
(great line-up feat, Chuck Rainey, Richard Tee, Eric Gale, Steve Gadd; incl. "gotcha" the theme from Starsky & Hutch;)
Blow It Out (Epic) M / M- U.S.'1977 45.00
(great line-up feat. Chuck Rainey, Richard Tee, Eric Gale, Steve Gadd; incl. "gotcha" the theme from Starsky & Hutch;)
Blow It Out (Epic) SS / SS U.S.'1977 52.00
(great line-up feat. Chuck Rainey, Richard Tee, Eric Gale, Steve Gadd; incl. "gotcha" the theme for Starsky & Hutch; still sealed orig. print in un-cut sleeve!)
Blow It Out (Epic) M / EX U.S.'1977 42.00
(great line-up feat. Chuck Rainey, Richard Tee, Eric Gale, Steve Gadd; incl. "gotcha" the theme for Starsky & Hutch;)
Intimate Strangers (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1978 34.00
(late 70's effort by much in demand saxophonist/composer; line-up feat. Richard Tee, Eric Gale, Steve Gadd, Hugh McCracken...; w/inner-sleeve;)
New York Connection (Epic) EX / EX U.S.'1975 42.00
(scarce mid-70's effort of Funky Fusion-Lounge feat. Steve Gadd, Richard Tee, Bob James...;)
Streetbeat (Epic) EX / M- NL'1979 38.00
(late 70's release w/inner-sleeve; incl."car wars" from the movie "americathon";)
Streetbeat (Epic) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1979 Sold
(late 70's release w/inner-sleeve; incl."car wars" from the movie "americathon";)
The Best Of (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1980 28.00
(fine compilation incl."gotcha" from "Starsky & Hutch";)
Gil Scott-Heron Reflections (Arista) EX / EX U.S.'1981 42.00
(U.S. print of early 80's funky Fusion-Lounge-Jazz w/brass 'n vocs; w/inner-sleeve;)
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson
1980 (Arista) EX / EX U.S.'1980 42.00
(U.S. print of 1980 funky Fusion-Lounge-Jazz w/brass 'n vocs deliverin' the message; w/inner-sleeve;)
Bridges (Arista) EX / EX U.S.'1977 52.00
(U.S. white-label-promo print of funky Fusion-Lounge-Jazz w/brass; has the inner-sleeve;)
Secrets (Arista) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1978 42.00
(U.S. print of funky Fusion-Lounge-Jazz w/brass 'n vocs deliverin' the message; Harvey Mason beats 'em drums on some tracks; w/inner-sleeve and promo-sticker on front-cover;)
Don Sebesky & The Jazz-Rock Syndrome
Same (Verve) M- / EX U.S.'1968 75.00
(orig. black label stereo-print of khool 60's proto-Jazz-Rock thing w/catchy Psych-Pop-flakes swarming about action-bubblin' go-go-pools; guitar solos by either Joe Beck or Larry Coryell, Hubert Laws is featured in the brass-section, bass by Chuck Rainey or Don Payne, Donald MacDonald beats 'em drums, Janet Sebesky adds some vocal-effects, Don Sebesky plays piano, harpsichord, clavinet; ...tracks' names go like "Big Mama Cass", "somebody groovy", "banana flower", "the word" (by Lennon/McCartney) has a most vibrating lead-axe line by Coryell! "dancing in the streets" (Stevenson/Gayle) ...great, thick Psychedelic-Art-styled FOC to boot its contents!)
The Section Same (Warner Brothers) VG++ / EX / Cc. U.S.'1972 65.00
(orig. U.S. green label-print of Fusion-West-Coast-Lounge drifts by supergroup of the genre starring such ace studio/session cats like Danny Kortchmar on guitar, Russ Kunkel (drums) Craig Doerge on keyboards & Leland Sklar on bass; Michael Brecker guests on saxes 'n flute; incl. a very laid-back version of  "dock of the bay"; comes w/promo-press-sheet and an over-size khool poster designed by Mr. Rick Griffin!!)
Eddy Senay Hot Thang (Sussex) VG+ / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1972 38.00
(athmo-packed funky Fusion-Lounge guitar-sounds; incl. Bill Withers' "ain't no sunshine";)
Session II Same (Yamaha) EX / EX J'1979 65.00
(late 70's deluxe japanese orig. print of fine, funky Fusion-Lounge grooves feat. Lee Ritenour on guitar, Don Grusin & Pete Robinson on keyboards, male/ femme lead-vocs (Bill Champlin, Venette Gloud & Carmen Twillie) sax 'n flute by Ernie Watts, Bill Dickenson (b)...; beauty sleeve-design w/insert-sheet;)
Bola Sete At The Monterey Jazz Festival (Verve) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1966 55.00
(orig. U.S. MONO release of LIVE performance by extraordinary brazilian guitar-wizard accompanied by Paulinho (da Costa?) on drums and Sebastian Neto on bass! incl. "soul samba", "flamenco"...; liners by Herb Wong who thinks of this as a magnificent album! FOC;)
Shakti With John McLaughlin A Handful Of Beauty (CBS) EX / EX NL'1977 34.00
(dutch print of great Ethno-Folk-Jazz venture ripe w/eastern spice;violin,percussion acoustic/electric guitars...and many fingers in motion;)
Randy Sharp First In Line (Nautilus) EX / EX U.S.'1976 55.00
(mid-70's U.S. limited edition direct-master recording; West-Coast Folk-Rock w/loungy setting plus a slight Fusion touch; ace line-up feat. Jeff Porcaro on drums, Lee Ritenour on guitar, David Foster on keyboards...; w/horns & strings; FOC w/lyrics printed on inside;)
First In Line (Nautilus) SS / SS U.S.'1976 75.00
(mid-70's U.S.limited edition direct-master recording; West-Coast Folk-Rock w/loungy setting plus a slight Fusion touch; ace line-up feat. Jeff Porcaro on drums, Lee Ritenour on guitar, David Foster on keyboards...; w/horns & strings; FOC w/lyrics printed on inside;)
Shivananda Cross Now (Gnome) EX / EX CH'1977 45.00
(swiss small-label release of strong Fusion-Jazz sounds w/lofty harmonies; Rhodes piano, sax, bass, guitars and percussion;)
Ben Sidran Live At Montreux (Arista) VG++ / EX / Cc. U.S.'1978 38.00
(U.S. DJ-copy print (sticker on front-cover) of Live-recorded West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge feat. Steve Kahn, The Brecker Bros., Mike Mainieri...; incl. "come together" (Lennon/McCartney) Sidran plays piano 'n sings;)
Horace Silver Silver 'n Brass (Blue Note) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1975 55.00
(mid-70's effort by legendary Bop-piano champ; horns arranged by Wade Marcus; ace line-up feat. Ron Carter/Bob Cranshaw, Pretty Purdie, Jerome Richardson, Bobby Bryant...; incl. "the sophisticated Hippie" (a musical tribute to Duke Ellington)
Silver 'n Wood (Blue Note) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1976 42.00
(mid-70's effort by legendary Bop-piano champ; orchestrations  by Wade Marcus; ace line-up feat. Ron Carter, Jerome Richardson...; incl. "the tranquilizer suite" (in 4 parts) and "the process of creation suite" (in 4 parts)

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