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An unsung monster in the pantheon of exceptional soul-jazz outings from the Prestige catalog, "Fire Eater" finds Bryant grooving hard in a combo that featured Idris Muhammad on drums, Wilbert Longmire on guitar, and both Bill Mason and Leon Spencer Jr. on organ. Included in this stretched-out, funky set of four originals is the title track, “Fire Eater,” which was sampled for “Swing Set” by Jurassic 5 (2000) and appeared on the 1999 collaboration between DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist, "Brainfreeze". While not as instantly recognizable by name as other greats of the tenor saxophone such as John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins, Bryant’s fiery and athletic approach on this set sets him apart from his peers as a force to be reckoned with. In the strident groove and funky underpinnings of "Fire Eater" is the blueprint for generations of future groovers and funkateers. Essential.

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Ltd LP Info: 180-gram vinyl pressed at Quality Record Pressings (QRP). Vinyl housed in an old-school style tip-on jacket

Flanked by a who’s-who of exceptional talent, which includes Bernard Purdie on drums, Jimmy Lewis on electric bass, Grant Green on guitar, and Houston Person on tenor saxophone, Charles Kynard turns in a soulful and sublimely understated set of purely grooving soul-jazz fare. Long out of print and never reissued in the U.S. on vinyl since its original release in 1970, Afro-Disiac just might be the musical panacea you’ve been looking for. Features the smoldering, deep-pocket Purdie showcase, “Sweetheart.”

Musicians:
Charles Kynard, organ
Houston Person, tenor sax
Grant Green, guitar
Jimmy Lewis, Fender bass
Bernard Purdie, drums

FORMAT INFORMATION

Ltd LP Info: First-ever high-quality vinyl reissue.
180-gram vinyl pressed at QRP, the trusted source for audiophile-quality records.
Lacquers cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio.

- Vinyl housed in an old-school style heavyweight jacket

The 3 Pieces

Vibes Of Truth

    A true is a masterpiece of genre-bending groove, Vibes of Truth covers all the bases: from silky-smooth R&B, to politically conscious jazz-funk grooves, Vibes of Truth has it all. Long sought-after by collectors for the three club friendly tunes within its grooves, “Backed Up Against The Wall,” “Concrete Jungle,” and “I Need You Girl,” this lost classic from the Fantasy catalog represents the very best of the mid-70’s jazz-funk crossover sound and fits perfectly in a collection next to the likes of the Blackbyrds’ City Life or RAMP’s Come Into Knowledge.

    FORMAT INFORMATION

    LP Info: - First-ever 180-gram vinyl reissue
    - Lacquers cut by Kevin Gray, Cohearent Audio
    - Old-school style tip-on jacket
    - Includes Jazz Dispensary "Authorized Dealer" window cling


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