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In the catalogue each CD is individually priced, starting as low as £4.50 plus £1.00 per complete order towards postage. On top of this we also give 15% discount for all purchases of 2 CDs or more!
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SLAM SUMMER SPECIAL 2016
Watch out for winter sale.
SPECIAL OFFERS More short term offers will be appearing in the Special Offers box (see top right) ~ and they still earn the 15% discount in multi purchases.
Current special offer ~ Steve Lacy, Mal Waldron. SLAMCD 501.
You may notice the new box on this page, upper right. Through digital downloading we can again offer the music on those early SLAM CDs which have been out of print, some for more than 10 years. All these CDs are now available for digital download through all main digital stores. Click on the CD you are interested in and it takes you to a direct link to Amazon, itunes and eMusic .... or check out your favourite store.
New releases for September 2016
"Hymns for Robots" SLAMCD 2103
Mark Hanslip tenor sax, Barry Edwards guitar, Ed Gauden drums.
"Canzoni in scatola (Songs in a Box)" SLAMCD 573
TONI GERMANI QUARTET
Toni Germani, alto sax and vocal; Giovanni Ceccarelli, piano;
Mauro Gargano, double bass; Patrick Goraguer, drums.
"STRADE" SLAMCD 574
Giovanni Ferri – alto saxophone;
Mirco Ballabene – double bass, electronics;
Mirco Bindelli – drums, percussions
"Of strings and bridges" SLAMCD 577
Adriano Lanzi - amplified acoustic guitar, effects
Federica Vecchio – cello
New releases for May 2016
"Maresia" SLAMCD 331 BARCODE 5028386633020
George Haslam (Clarinet and Tarogato), Mario Rua (Drums)
"Subjects and Structures" SLAMCD 2102 BARCODE: 5028386636229
Six-In-One: Bruce Coates sopranino, soprano saxes, Paul Dunmall tenor Sax, Corey Mwamba vibraphone and recorder, Walt Shaw percussion and electronics, Seth Bennett bass, Mark Sanders drums.
Leonid Vintskevich (piano), Steve Kershaw (bass), Nick Vintskevich(saxes).
"Duets of a Fool" SLAMCD 571 BARCODE 5028386636021
Sebastiano Dessanay double bass with guests
"PEGASYS" SLAMCD 572 BARCODE 5028386636120 DOUBLE CD,
Errico De Fabritiis (alto sax), Biagio Orlandi (soprano sax, tenor sax),
Francesco Lo Cascio (vibraphone), Gianfranco Tedeschi (double bass), Cristiano De Fabritiis (drums).
New releases for January 2016
Derengé/Dawn SLAMCD 565 Barcode: 5999883043172 Double CD. Compositions of György Szabados played by The Grencsó Open Collective. István Grencsó reeds, Máté Pozsár piano, Róbert Benkö bass, Szilveszter Miklós pcn. With Guests Szilárd Mezei, Ádám Meggtes, Ábel Fazekas and Gergö Kovás.
Stix and Stones SLAMCD 567 Barcode: 5028386633833 Pianist David Haney in a series of duets with some of his favourite drummers: Bernard Purdie, Han Bennink, Giovanni Barcello, Marvin "Bugalu" Smith and Jimmy Bennington.
MORE STEPS SLAMCD 568 Barcode: 5028386634720 Jorge Cabadas Solo guitar
Fehér virág / White Flower SLAMCD 569 Barcode: 5028386634829 Szilárd Mezei Flute & Strings Trio ~ Szilárd MEZEI – viola, kaval, Svetlana NOVAKOVIĆ – flute, Maja RADOVANLIJA – acoustic guitar
"R & B" SLAMCD 2100 Jaki Byard and Howard Riley amazing 1985 live recording, never before released.
"OI DIALOGOI" SLAMCD 555 I Giganti Della Montagna Ferdinando D'Urso saxophone Lorenzo Paesani piano and Federico Sconosciuto cello.
"MAINTENANT" SLAMCD 566 Lucia Ianniello Bb and C trumpet, flugelhorn, effects and objects; Diana Torti voice; Giuseppe La Spina guitars; Paolo Tombolesi keyboards, acoustic bass and percussion
NEW RELEASES JULY 2015.
HOMAGE TO COLTRANE SLAMCD 296 Barcode: 5028386632320
Paul Dunmall tenor saxophone, flute, saxello; Tony Bianco drums.
PRIMO SLAMCD 564 Barcode: 5028386632924
By IMPROGRESSIVE~Alberto Popolla (clarinets) and Errico Defabritiis (saxophones)
NEW RELEASES APRIL 2015.
The Spirit Farm SLAMCD 299. BARCODE 5028386630623 Adam Fairhall
SUITE OF DREAMS SLAMCD 330 BARCODE 5028386033028 The OxJaMS Trio
Tracce Di Canti – Traces Of Chants SLAMCD 562 Barcode: 5028386630524 Triologos
Tasting Beauty SLAMCD 563 Barcode: 5028386630722 Giancarlo Mazzú, guitar; Luciano Troja, piano.
NEW RELEASES FEBRUARY 2015.
"Anomic Aphasia" SLAMCD 559. BARCODE 5028386628323
Han-earl Park Quartet: Han-earl Park: guitar,Catherine Sikora: tenor and soprano saxophones, Nick Didkovsky: guitar (tracks 1 & 5), Josh Sinton: baritone saxophone & bass clarinet (tracks 2, 3 & 4)
"Beginner's State Of Mind" SLAMCD 561. BARCODE 5028386628422
Paolo Porta Trio: Paolo Porta : tenor sax; Alessandro Maiorino: bass; Alessandro Minetto: drums.
Porta is quite a star on tenor.
NEW RELEASES JANUARY 2015.
"Taschendrache" SLAMCD 298. BARCODE 5028386029823
Irene Kepl violin and electronics; Mark Holub drums.
"Sides" SLAMCD 557. BARCODE 5028386055723
Erika Dagnino Trio
Erika Dagnino poetry, voice; Ken Filiano double bass, effects; Satoshi Takeishi percussion.
"Vampyroteuthis Infernalis" SLAMCD 558. BARCODE 5028386155829
Luiz Moretto Quintet
Luiz Moretto – violin & rabeca; Alípio C Neto – tenor & soprano saxophone, Brazilian bells, whistles; Francesco Lo Cascio – vibraphone, percussion; Gianfranco Tedeschi – double bass;
Marco Ariano – drums, percussion.
"Waiting for Injection" SLAMCD 560. BARCODE 5028386056027
Alessia Serina Pinto: Soprano and Tenor Sax; Ferdinando D'Urso: Alto and Baritone Sax, Piano; Marco Pometti: Guitars; Davide Giovanni Pometti: Double Bass and Electric Bass;
Luigi Perticone: Drums.
DIGITAL RELEASE ONLY:
"The Middle Half" SLAMDA 287 is an album on digital release only, all SLAM CDs are available by digital download from all digital stores;this new CD will be our first aimed specifically at digital sales. It is not available through our distributors, a limited number of hard copies are available direct from SLAM; these are professionally 'burned' copies, not pressed CDs.
The CD is called "The Middle Half" by The Esmond Selwyn Hammond Organ Trio, comprising Esmond Selwyn Guitar, John-Paul Gard Hammond Organ and Robin Jones Drums. The music is a collection of 8 extremely swinging standards, Sandu, On Green Dolphin Street, Darn That Dream, Mr PC, Yardbird Suite, Sunny, Taking A Chance On Love and I Hear A Rhapsody.
"SEVEN STOPS TO HEAVEN" SLAMCD 297.
Robin Jonesďż½½ LATIN UNDERGROUND.
Robin Jones percussion, Gavin Broom trumpet, Nick Walker saxophone, Chris Kibble piano, Jonny Gee bass, Marc Cecil percussion.