JAZZ DISPENSARY AND VINYL ME, PLEASE ANNOUNCE A SECOND COLLECTION OF REISSUES We are are thrilled to partner with Vinyl Me, Please for a second installment of album reissues, following our inaugural collaboration, in 2020. This latest bundle continues our sonic journey with four cosmically funky catalog gems from the early to Continue Reading AZYMUTH'S TELECOMMUNICATION REISSUED ON 180-GRAM VINYL From the sandy beaches of Rio, to the cold waves of the internet. We're thrilled to announce a brand-new vinyl reissue of Azymuth's samba-jazz opus Telecommunication. Back on vinyl for the first time since its release in 1982, this funky fusion Continue Reading NEW RECORD STORE DAY COMPILATION SUPER SKUNK COMING APRIL 23RD We're delighted to announce the return of our beloved Record Store Day compilations with Super Skunk: a brand-new blend that’s hard on the drums and horns…and easy on the ears. Featuring tracks by Cannonball Adderley, the Bar-Kays, and Gary Bartz, Continue Reading BRAND NEW JAZZ DISPENSARY T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE TO ORDER We know you’ve all been waiting a long time for this. Two brand new Jazz Dispensary t-shirts are now available to order. A classic tee with the Jazz Dispensary logo printed on a blue/green mineral washed T-shirt for those who dig the Continue Reading JAZZ DISPENSARY CELEBRATES 4/20 In the early ’70s, five Californian teenagers made a ritual out of gathering every day at 4:20 pm to smoke together, thus planting the seeds for the day during which we annually celebrate the highs and the lows of life Continue Reading THE DANK D FUNK BLEND VOL.2 COMING FOR RSD DROP 1 ON 6/12 Doyle Davis (of Grimey’s Nashville) returns to Jazz Dispensary with a sequel to his bestselling Record Store Day Black Friday compilation. The Dank D-Funk Blend Vol.2 is a brand-new compilation of tracks covering all bases of the groove spectrum, from Continue Reading NEW COMPILATION COMING THIS RECORD STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY Take a trip to a land where every hour is happy and the sunsets are always lush in Orange Sunset—the latest addition our beloved compilation series.Kick back with a perfect soundtrack of impeccably crafted grooves from the likes of Merl Saunders, Continue Reading JAZZ DISPENSARY ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH VINYL ME, PLEASE Here come the goods. We're very excited to announce a partnership with Vinyl Me, Please to offer a series of five heavyweight digs from our secret stash of the finest, funkiest, dankest grooves on the planet. Vinyl Me, Please (VMP) is Continue Reading MIDNIGHT FANTASY PLAYLIST A beach in Rio de Janeiro, a jazz bar in Tokyo, a rib joint in Memphis, a rooftop in Brooklyn. The clock hits midnight, the needle hits the groove, and you’re ready to roll. Presenting Midnight Fantasy, a mix crafted Continue Reading JAZZ DISPENSARY RADIO 4/20 BROADCAST ON DUBLAB Back in 1971, in Marin County, California, five students at San Rafael High School started meeting at 4:20 p.m. by the campus’ statue of chemist Louis Pasteur to partake. Little did they know that this tradition would go on to Continue Reading RECORD STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY EXCLUSIVE - JAZZ DISPENSARY: THE DANK D-FUNK BLEND The newest installment in our ongoing compilation series features a mind-expanding collection of rare and funky tracks from the ’60s and ’70s, culled from the Prestige Records catalog by guest curator Doyle Davis, co-owner of Grimey’s Records in Nashville, TN. Jazz Dispensary: The Dank D-Funk Continue Reading SOUL DIESEL VOL. 2 COVER ARTIST ELLIEREX DISCUSSES HER PROCESS, LOVE OF MUSIC & MORE Danielle Garza a.k.a. Ellierex is a Los Angeles-based mixed media artist. Wildly swirled colors and kaleidoscopic designs of a psychedelic nature are the outcome of her painting, redefining the medium of handmade paper marbling. An aqueous surface painting technique produces Continue Reading SPARC AND JAZZ DISPENSARY ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF THE “PRIVATE STOCK SERIES” For 420, the annual celebration of cannabis culture that falls this year on Friday, April 20th, leading cannabis industry partner SPARC and the Jazz Dispensary label announce the first installment of the Private Stock Series.
Exclusively available at one of SPARC’s four dispensary outlets, Private Stock Series #001 features two classic Continue Reading RECORD STORE DAY EXCLUSIVE - JAZZ DISPENSARY PURPLE FUNK VOL 2 We dug into the Galaxy Records and Prestige Records vaults to create an intoxicatingly funky follow-up to the Cosmic Stash box set breakout LP, Jazz Dispensary: Purple Funk. Purple Funk, Vol. 2 features rare, newly remastered sides from Bobby Rush, Johnny Hammond, Pleasure and many more jazz-funk Continue Reading ELECTRIC RELAXATION PLAYLIST Ease into Electric Relaxation, a new Jazz Dispensary playlist that opens the door to a world of laid-back, mellow grooves full of stereo-panning keys, floating synth pads, spiritual expansions, and sonic meditations. The ultimate chill-out playlist to soundtrack your 4/20 Continue Reading AZAR LAWRENCE’S SUMMER SOLSTICE REISSUED ON 180-GRAM VINYL Jazz Dispensary is pleased to announce the first ever vinyl reissue of Azar Lawrence’s groundbreaking free-jazz album Summer Solstice, out November 15th, as part of the Jazz Dispensary Top Shelf Series which focuses on audiophile quality pressings of rare and out of print titles. Originally issued in Continue Reading
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