Fusion W-Z

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Ulf Wakenius Aquarela Do Brasil (Sonet) M / M U.K.'1985 52.00
(mid-80's U.K. print of fine Latin-Jazz album created by swedish acoustic-guitar wizard w/brazil musicians backing... harmonica, accordion... oops! ...pandeiro!!... keyboards, sax 'n trumpet, percussion 'n some femme vocs! ...a stunning performance all the way!)
Colin Walcott, Don Cherry & Nana Vasconcelos
Codona (ECM) EX / EX E'1978 42.00
(late 70's spanish orig. print of fascinating Ethno-Folk-Jazz/Fusion crusades w/sitar, hammered dulcimer, tabla, berimbau, trumpet, flute and some haunting use of the human voice...;" colemanwonder" consists of 2 songs by Ornette Coleman and one by Stevie Wonder!)
Cedar Walton Beyond Mobius (RCA) EX / EX U.S.'1976 42.00
(mid-70's U.S. print of Funky Fusion-Lounge grooves by black keyboarder; Eddie Harris has the sax solos, Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Cornell Dupree & Eric Gale on guitars... w/brass 'n strings; incl. "low rider" (War) has a promo-stamp on back sleeve;)
Mobius (RCA) EX / EX U.S.'1975 55.00
(mid-70's U.S. print of Funky Fusion-Lounge grooves by black keyboarder; Ryo Kawasaki on guitar, Steve Gadd(dr) Frank Foster on tenor sax 'n solos; incl. a cover of  "blue trane" (John Coltrane) "off minor" (Th. Monk) promo-stamp embossed on front cover;)
Warmth Warmth Outside (Cooper House) VG++ / EX U.S.'197 75.00
(mid-70's (?) U.S. privat-label-release of dynamo-fueled West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge w/Latin-influence; the band hails from the californian Santa Cruz scene & delivers a quality bag o' songs 'n jams via vibes 'n marimba, saxes, trombone, piano, bass, plenty o' percussion, guitar(?)...; has a special, jazzed version of Dylan's "just like a woman" w/black femme lead-singer; sleeve-design is of a Psychedelic nature;)
Mike Warren & Survival Kit Please Yourself First (Xound) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'197 Sold
(mid-70's(?) U.S. privat-label release by californian Fusion-Jazz-(Rock) quintet w/quality guitar/keyboards interplays, bass-flute (on one track) timpani, xylophone, keyboards, synth, drums, bass and guitar by Mike Warren who also arranged and composed most of the songs; ... a pretty tight unit! cover is khool painting of guitar a-creepin' thru' the desert makin' for the whole band-equipment; back-cover has photos of the band-members;)
Grover Washington All The King's Horses (Kudu) M- / M- U.S.'1972 38.00
(early 70's U.S. release of action-bound Fusion-Lounge grits by master tenor-man; incl. "lover man"; feat. Bob James on keyboards and he also arranged & conducted; Eric Gale, D.Spinozza, Cornell Dupree play guitars, Ron Carter, Airto & Ralph MacDonald on percussion; ...w/strings 'n brass;)
Live At The Bijou (Kudu) SS / SS U.S.'1977 55.00
(double-set laden w/action-bound Fusion-Lounge grits by master tenor-man, long trax w/ some funky hooks; FOC 'n still sealed!)
Live At The Bijou (Kudu) EX / VG++ U.S.'1977 42.00
(double-set laden w/action-bound Fusion-Lounge grits by master tenor-man, long trax w/ some funky hooks; FOC;)
Live At The Bijou (Kudu) M- / M- U.S.'1977 52.00
(double-set laden w/action-bound Fusion-Lounge grits by master tenor-man, long trax w/ some funky hooks; FOC; nice shape;)
Soul Box (Kudu) EX / EX U.S.'1973 55.00
(1st print as a 2-lp box-set! BIG CLASSIC in fields of 70's Fusion-Lounge arranged and conducted by Bob James, Ron Carter plays bass, Billy Cobham, Airto, Jay Berliner, Eric Gale...; incl. "masterpiece", "trouble man";)
Soul Box Vol.1 (Kudu) EX / EX U.S.'1973 42.00
(U.S. print of volume one (orig. issued as a 2-Lp- box-set) of this BIG CLASSIC in fields of 70's Fusion-Lounge arranged and conducted by Bob James, Ron Carter plays bass, Billy Cobham, Airto, Jay Berliner, Eric Gale...; incl. "masterpiece", "trouble man";)
Strawberry Moon (CBS) M / M NL'1987 32.00
(orig. dutch print of 80's effort; w/Marcus Miller & B. B. King who also sings;)
Strawberry Moon (CBS) M / M NL'1987 32.00
(orig. dutch print of 80's effort; w/Marcus Miller & B.B. King who also sings;)
Winelight (Elektra) M / M D'1980 32.00
(orig. german print of 1980 effort; w/Bill Withers, Steve Gadd, Eric Gale, Ralph MacDonald, Richard Tee...; w/inner-sleeve;)
Kazumi Watanabe Kylyn (Better Days) M / M J'1979 65.00
(orig. japanese pressing of funky Fusion-Lounge grooves by native guitar-artist w/band backing; on japanese Columbia sub-label w/insert;)
Lonesome Cat (Denon) EX / M- J'1978 65.00
(orig. japanese pressing of hi-tension Fusion-Jazz-Rock slopes by native guitar-artist w/band backing feat. Cecil McBee, Lenny White, Alex Blake...; w/insert;)
Mobo 1 (Grammavision) M- / M- U.S.'1984 65.00
(orig. U.S. pressing of hi-tension Fusion-Jazz-Rock slopes by Nippon guitar-artist w/band backing feat. Marcus Miller & Robbie Shakespere on basses, drums provided by Sly Dunbar, Omar Hakim & Steve Jordan, Michael Brecker on tenor-sax...; top production!)
Bill Watrous I'll Play For You (Famous Door) M / M U.S.'1980 52.00
(1980 effort by renowned trombone/session-man; starring Jim Cox (p)Tom Childs (b) Chad Wackerman (dr) and Dave Levin on percussion; rendition of "it might as well be spring";)
The New Bill Watrous Quartet Coronary Trombossa (Famous Door) M / M U.S.'1981 52.00
(early 80's effort by renowned trombone/session-man; starring Jim Cox(p) Tom Childs (b) Chad Wackerman (dr) and Dave Levin on percussion; rendition of "blue and sentimental" (Basie/Livingston)
Ernie Watts Sanctuary (Qwest) M- / M D'1986 34.00
(mid-80's german print of sax-conducted Fusion-Lounge w/funky spray; Don Grusin plays keyboards, drum- and synth-programming; Paulinho Da Costa on percussion;)
Waz Tipplin' (Gimp) EX / EX U.S.'197 125.00
(mid-70's (?) U.S. privat-press of brilliant Jazz-Blues-Fusion khool w/a Mose Allison typo throat-delivery 'n some New Orleans marching-swing... call it Dixie-quiver; good-timey barroom-stroller moods, fine Country-Blues guitar-strummin' w/strong harmonica blows, piano, bass, tuba, basson, trombone, trumpet, clarinet, accordion, spoons, percussion... all in jammin' motion w/ that very special notion! "crazy mama, lazy daddy, pretty baby" has an intoxicating electric-slide-guitar magic that's just plain fookin' amazing; local Florida release and housed in extra-nice card-board-sleeve;)
Weather Report 8:30 (CBS) M / M NL'1979 42.00
(late 70's LIVE-double-set release by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius, Peter Erskine; pristine-shape holland-print in FOC;)
8:30 (CBS) EX / EX NL'1979 38.00
(late 70's LIVE-double-set release by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius, Peter Erskine; holland-print in FOC;)
Black Market (Sony/CBS) M- / M- J'1976 55.00
(classic mid-70's effort by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul who also produced; Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius on bass; japanese print w/insert-sheet;)
Black Market (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1976 36.00
(classic mid-70's effort by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul who also produced; Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius on bass; orig. U.S. print w/inner-sleeve;)
Black Market (CBS) EX / EX NL'1976 32.00
(classic mid-70's effort by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul who also produced; Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius on bass; dutch-print w/inner-sleeve;)
Domino Theory (CBS) M / M NL'1984 32.00
(orig. dutch print of mid-80's effort;w/inner-sleeve;)
Heavy Wearther (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1977 32.00
(classic 70's effort by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul who also produced; Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius on bass 'n drums and he co-produced; w/inner-sleeve;)
I Sing The Body Electric (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1972 42.00
(early 70's effort by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, Dom Um Romao, Hubert Laws on flute, Ralph Towner plays 12-string-guitar on one track; U.S.print;)
Mr. Gone (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1978 34.00
(late 70's effort by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul who also produced; Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius on bass ( 'n drums and he co-produced) ...w/inner-sleeve;)
Mr. Gone (CBS) EX / VG++ NL'1978 28.00
(late 70's effort by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul who also produced; Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius on bass 'n drums and he co-produced; dutch print w/inner-sleeve;)
Mysterious Traveller (CBS) EX / VG++ NL'1974 28.00
(mid-70's effort by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul who also produced; Wayne Shorter...; dutch print w/inner- sleeve;)
Night Passage (CBS) EX / EX U.S.'1980 32.00
(orig. dutch print of 1980 effort;w/inner-sleeve;)
Same (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'197 34.00
(orig. U.S. print of debut album by this important & most influental Fusion/Jazz-Rock aggregation starring M.Vitous, Wayne Shorter, Airto Moreira, Alphonze Mouzon... And of course Joseph Zawinul on keyboards; orange-label-print;)
Same (CBS) VG++ / EX U.K.'197 32.00
(U.K. 2nd-label-print of debut album by this important & most influental Fusion/Jazz-Rock aggregation starring M.Vitous, Wayne Shorter, Airto Moreira, Alphonze Mouzon... and of course Joseph Zawinul on keyboards;)
Sportin' Life (CBS) M / M NL'1985 32.00
(orig. dutch print of mid-80's effort;w/inner-sleeve;)
Sweetnighter (CBS) EX / VG++ U.K.'1973 34.00
(among their finest efforts; hi-tension funky Fusion strokes w/ M.Vitous, Wayne Shorter, Dom Um Romao... and of course Joseph Zawinul on keyboards; top production job; british print;)
Sweetnighter (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1973 42.00
(among their finest efforts; hi-tension funky Fusion strokes w/M. Vitous, Wayne Shorter, Dom Um Romao... and of course Joseph Zawinul on keyboards; top production job;)
Tale Spinnin' (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1975 34.00
(mid-70's effort by renowned Fusion-Jazz-Rock equipe feat. Joe Zawinul who also produced; Wayne Shorter...; U.S. print w/inner- sleeve;)
Steve Weisberg I Can't Stand Another Night Alone(In Bed With You) (Xtrawatt Production) M / M D'1986 52.00
(mid-80's german orig. release of brass-arranged Avant-Jazz-Rock-Fusion w/a Mantler/Jazz Composers influence; Howard Johnson on baritone sax, tuba..., Hiram Bullock on guitar, Weissberg on keyboards & synth, Steve Swallow on bass, accordion by Eric Goldberg, Anton Fier (drums on 2 tracks) ...plus Chamber-strings; Carla Bley & Steve Swallow produced;)
Tim Weisberg 4 (A&M) EX / EX U.S.'1974 38.00
(orig. U.S. print of mid-70's album by innovative Fusion-flutist w/band backing;)
Hurtwood Edge (A&M) EX / EX U.S.'1973 38.00
(orig. U.S. brown-label print of 2nd album by innovative Fusion-flutist w/band backing feat.vibes, keyboards, guitars, mandolin, bass, piano...; feat. Larry Carlton, Bud Shank,Larry Knechtel, David Spinozza...;)
Listen To The City (A&M) EX / EX U.S.'1975 38.00
(orig. U.S. print of mid-70's album by innovative Fusion-flutist w/band backing;)
The Tip Of The Weisberg (Nautilus) EX / EX U.S.'1979 55.00
(orig. U.S. audiophile print of late 70's album by innovative Fusion-flutist w/band backing; FOC;)
The John Wells Delegation One Of These Days (Sanctuary) VG++ / EX U.S.'1975 55.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of marin-vybed West-Coast-Lounge sounds w/a Brass-Rock fever shakin' loose on the opening-track; w/string arranged slopes, keyboards, flute 'n recorder, guitars, bass, percussion, mandolin; recorded at Paragon Sound Studios in Maryland; FOC w/lyrics to songs printed on inside;)
Clarence Wheeler The New Chicago Blues (Atlantic) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1973 65.00
(70's orig. U.S. print of fine Jazz-Blues-Fusion groover w/funky leanings; Buddy Guy & Junior Wells play guitar on one song; Kenny Prince & Sonny Burke play the organ;)
The New Chicago Blues (Atlantic) EX / VG++ U.S.'1973 55.00
(70's orig. U.S. print of fine Jazz-Blues-Fusion groover w/funky leanings; Buddy Guy & Junior Wells play guitar on one song; Kenny Prince & Sonny Burke play the organ;)
Lenny White Venusian Summer (Nemperor) EX / EX U.S.'1975 42.00
(mid-70's orig. U.S. release of dynamic Fusion-Lounge piece (by black drummer) w/hard-edged funky splinters; Larry Coryell & Al DiMeola play electric guitar on the epic "prince of the sea" (11:37) Larry Young and Onaje Allan Gumbs on organ on "mating drive";)
Annie Whitehead Mix Up (Virgin) M- / M- D'1985 34.00
(mid-80's german release of Fusion-Jazz sounds w/World-Music ingredients by this trombone-lady who also sings; plenty of percussion, sax, piano, flute, bass...;)
Barney Wilen And His Amazing Free Rock Band
Dear Prof. Leary (MPS) EX / EX D'1968 SOLD
(late 60's orig. german release of dynamic Fusion-jammer galore squeezin' Free-Form Jazz idioms into Rock formula feat. Joachim Kühn on keyboards, guitar by Mimi Lorenzi... crankin' some nice wah-wah-licks on the shaky, funked up "respect" (Otis Redding) ...other covers incl. "lonely woman" (Ornette Coleman) "ode to Billy Joe" (8:15) "the fool on the hill" (Lennon/McCartney) ...a great electric venture capturing the lysergo click of the times! FOC; produced by Joachim E. Berendt who also contributes the liner-notes;)
Joseph Williams Same (MCA) EX / EX U.S.'1982 32.00
(early 80's U.S. print of drifty West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge by this vocalist, assisted by Michael Landau on guitars, Steve Lukather plays leads on one song; w/insert-sheet;)
Same (MCA) M- / M- U.S.'1982 38.00
(early 80's U.S. print of drifty West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge by this vocalist, assisted by Michael Landau on guitars, Steve Lukather plays leads on one song; w/insert-sheet and promo-stamp on upper right corner on front-sleeve;)
Jerry Williams Gone (Warner Brothers) M- / M- U.S.'1979 38.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. print of solo-album by ex- HIGH MOUNTAIN HOEDOWN, THE JERRY WILLIAMS GROUP- leader ;laid-back West-Coast-Fusion grooves w/FM twinkle in one eye; odd sleeve-design;)
John Williams The Height Below (Cube) VG++ / VG++ D'1973 34.00
(german print of early 70's album by renowned soundtrack-composer; band backing feat. koto, tabla, guitars (tasty spanish style)percussion, bass, flutes, chamber-strings, organ...; George Martin produced; side A is a conceptual piece in seven parts entitled "emperor Nero";)
Pat Williams Threshold (Capitol) VG++ / EX U.S.'1973 65.00
(orig. red label print of most dynamic West-Coast Fusion Lounge piece(w/foamin' Big-Band touch) composed, arranged & conducted by Pat Williams; ace line-up feat. Tom Scott, John Guerin, Larry Carlton, Dennis Budimir, Jim Hughart (b)...; excellent production also by Williams!)
Tony Williams Play Or Die (P.S. Productions) M- / M CH'1980 42.00
(1980 release by renowned drummer gone athmo-bowled Fusion-Jazz performed as a trio w/Tom Grant on keyboards and Patrick O'Hara on e-bass; ...images evoking the term of a vaccum-cleaner symphony w/ some shredz of rockin' beats! w/ some vocals on "lawra" ...long slopes fondling the tension-mere; swiss print;)
The Tony Williams Lifetime Turn It Over (Polydor) EX / VG++ D'1970 42.00
(german print of this dynamo-fueled electric-Fusion/Jazz-Rock brewer w/heavy organ sounds by Khalid Yasin (Larry Young!) John McLaughlin on guitar, Jack Bruce, Tony beats 'em drums;)
The New Tony Williams Lifetime
Million Dollar Legs (Columbia) EX / M- U.S.'1976 52.00
(mid-70's orig. U.S. release by renowned drummer; funky Fusion-Lounge w/Alan Holdsworth on guitar; w/inner-sleeve;)
Million Dollar Legs (Columbia) EX / M- U.S.'1976 52.00
(mid-70's orig. U.S. release by renowned drummer; funky Fusion-Lounge w/Alan Holdsworth on guitar; w/inner-sleeve;)
Robin Woodland One Golden Moment (No Label) EX / EX U.S.'1978 125.00
(late 70's release of drifty West-Coast-Fusion-Lounge sounds w/full-band gathering feat. guitars, keyboards, male/femme harmonies, banjo, flute, violin...; feat. an x-ian vybed band from Idaho called The Boardinghouse Reach (a RARE album locally released in '77!) ...this album also has spiritual/x-ian overtones and it's a benefit record for the community environmental education programs and the urban pioneer program; has a BEAUTIFUL ink-drawing on front-cover plus insert-sheet w/lyrics and plenty of photos;)
The Workshop Same (No Label) EX / VG++ U.S.'1972 175.00
(RARE orig. U.S.print of early 70's release of Workshop-project by Hippie gathering deliverin' a versatile bag of Fusion-Rock-Jazz moves w/brass 'n some exciting lead-electric-guitar lines, backwoodsy Coffeehouse Folk-strummin' w/male/ femme leads & Roadhouse swayin' Rock-splinters... all done w/a convincing musicianship; sleeve is a b&w card-board jacket w/"hearth-cracklin'" pencil drawing;)
Stomy Yamash'ta's Red Buddha Theatre
The Soundtrack From "The Man From The East" (Island) EX / EX I'1972 65.00
(early 70's italian print of most-athmosherical Fusion-Ethno-Jazz venture serving as soundtrack for a theatre performance! composed by percussion-virtuoso from Nippon!) ..."none of the performers can have been born on August 6, 1945, but they are of the generation who still live in its shadow: rejecting the ethos of a society which made that possible, but embracing things like love and laughter, and the beauty of nature... also the beauty of art; there is nothing sloppy about the show which is enacted by disciplined bodies and played by musicians of fine-tempered technique. Stomu draws freely from many sources: kabuki, trad. japanese music, pop...;" (from the liner notes by Andrew Porter) ...feat. here is the the british band The Edge (Morris Pert, Alyn Ross, Peter Robinson, Maggie Newland & Phil Plant) FOC w/photos of the theatre-show on inside;)
Yutaka Same (GRP) M- / M- U.S.'1988 34.00
(late 80's West-Coast-Fusion Lounge sounds w/an ethno dimension as Yutaka Yokokura plays koto, keyboards and sings; Paul Jackson Jr. on guitar, Jimmie Jonson on bass... plus some brass-arrangements; Don Grusin produced; inner-sleeve;)
Zauberberg Made In Germany (Pit) EX / EX D'1983 55.00
(german 80's privat-press of funky Fusion-Lounge w/brass; colorful sound-spree w/full-band Rock combo; lyrics in english;)
Joe Zawinul Dialects (CBS) M / M NL'1986 34.00
(mid-80's dutch print of solo-flyte by Weather Report leader; Ethno-Folk/ Pop-Fusion thing performed on synthesizer w/vocal ensemble and Bobby McFerrin guestin' w/improvised voice; w/inner-sleeve;)
Michael Zentner Present Time (Red Music) M / M- NL'1983 52.00
(80's dutch release of late 70's compositions plus 2 fully improvised selections; many windowed Avant-Chamber/ Jazz-Wave w/a multitude of artists helping out... Carla Bley, Fred Frith, Daevid Allen (who sings) Johnny Greaves, Bill Bacon...; ...a CLASSIC time-piece!)
Zoom Zoom-Thin' Else (Gold) M / M CH'1979 52.00
(late 70's swiss orig. release by native Fusion-Lounge-Jazz aggregation takin' drifty West-Coasty slopes w/ keyboards-guitar-bass/cello-drum grounding 'n lead-trumpet flytes plus femme lead-voice by Robin Gilbert;)
ZZebra Panic (Polydor) EX / VG++ / Cc. U.S.'1975 42.00
(mid-70's U.S. press of Lounge-bred Jazz-Rock grooves by british combo feat. ex-Osibisa Loughty Amao on percussion 'n saxes plus flute and he also sings; ...has some dynamic jammer-spots w/fuzz-guitar/ organ interludes... saxes also by Dave Quincey (ex-IF) ...w/femme back-ups;)

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