Some never had the chance to become famous outside Africa, but their work has made a lasting difference to the people who live there.Like Kouyaté Sory, the inspiration behind African ballet.Packed to the brim with serious break-heavy, heavyweight funk tunes from classic New Orleans artists including Eddie Bo, Betty Harris, Dave…Read more Soul Jazz Records’ new Punk 45 release documents the first radical underground punk bands to come out of France including Metal Urbain (the first group ever to be signed to Rough Trade Records), Marie et Les Garçons, Asphalt Jungle, through to the earliest experimental cold wave/minimal wave electronic…Read more Soul Jazz Records’ are releasing their long-out-of-print album ‘Hustle!Reggae Disco’ in a new expanded 2017 edition which now features five extra tracks.Read more Hold tight for the second of two killer heavyweight Afro-Funk bomb 45s from Sierra Leone legend Geraldo Pino.
Musicians are respected, but only in the context that the music itself belongs to the community - not to the person who is playing an instrument or singing a song.Read more While the righteousness of blackness is at the heart of the Rastafarian faith, this collection illustrates how black pride remained a central theme, if not the defining essence, at the very core of all the music created at Studio One Records.Read more New 10th anniversary edition on Soul Jazz Books/Soul Jazz Records of this now classic large format deluxe book - the definitive photography book and essential guide to Jamaican Dancehall in the 1980s featuring 100s and 100s of amazing photographs - all with accompanying…Read more This album is released this week to coincide with the massive new exhibition Soul of A Nation - Art in the Age of Black Power now on at Tate Modern, London until Oct 2017. ABSOLUTELY SEMINAL SOUL DISCO RARITY produced by the legendary PATRICK ADAMS. Read more Soul Jazz Records’ new Boombox 2 is a new selection of early rap music from the period 1979-83, with barely a household name in sight. AVAILABLE NOW Soul Jazz Records’ Record Store Exclusive Limited-Edition Soul 7” Box Set comprising five heavyweight 70s Afro-Funk, Afro-Disco & Afro-Rock seven-inch singles all with unique bespoke label artwork and all digitally re-mastered.… Previously only available individually and direct from Soul Jazz Records…For more information on the TATE MODERN exhibition go here Watch… LIMTED EDITION FREE LARGE POSTER ONLY WHEN YOU BUY DIRECT FROM US! Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. One of the rarest of all New Orleans Funk singles issued here in exact repro artwork. Featured here are some the earliest hip-hop records that came out of New York City following the enormous commercial success of the first ever rap record, ‘Rapper’s… Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe. Read more New edition of this very rare deep spiritual jazz album (currently £400 on Discogs for an original!