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Paul Motian - Old & New Masters Box Set Edition (2013) [6CDs] {ECM 2260-65}

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Paul Motian - Old & New Masters Box Set Edition (2013) [6CDs] {ECM 2260-65}

Paul Motian - Old & New Masters Box Set Edition (2013) [6CDs] {ECM 2260-65}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 1.43GB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

This six-CD set, with recordings from 1972 to 1984, includes the albums Conception Vessel, Tribute, Dance, Le Voyage, Psalm and It Should’ve Happened A Long Time Ago. Paul Motian’s innovative drumming with the great trios of Bill Evans and Paul Bley had already assured him of a place in jazz’s history books, but Motian had not considered life as a bandleader until ECM proposed a recording session under his own name. “Conception Vessel” opened floodgates of creativity. Through these recordings we hear not only the evolution of several outstanding Motian ensembles and the birth of the enduring Motian/Frisell/Lovano trio, but also the growth of confidence of a unique jazz composer. In Paul’s music, memories of Turkish and Armenian melodies he had heard as a child were filtered through a love of jazz.

Dans Les Arbres - Canopee (2012) {ECM 2278}

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Dans Les Arbres - Canopee (2012) {ECM 2278}

Dans Les Arbres - Canopee (2012) {ECM 2278}
EAC 1.0b2 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 600dpi | 298MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 198MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz

On this second album by the unorthodox quartet comprised of Norwegians Grydeland, Wallumrød and Zach, and Frenchman Charles, the music continues to unfold with poetic logic and unhurried pace. To paraphrase La Monte Young, Dans les arbres draws a straight line and follows it. Their music moves gently but steadily ahead on broad planes of sound, the textural scenery changing as DLA harnesses its wealth of unorthodox extended techniques. Including but not limited to: Charles’ extraordinary control of harmonics, the prepared piano of Wallumrød perfectly matched by the prepared banjo of Grydeland and by Zach’s unprecedented use of the gran cassa, the horizontal orchestral bass drum, augmented here by metal percussion and ceramic bells. Small movements precipitate gradual sonic transformations. Sounds are carefully nurtured and encouraged to glow. Responsibilities are very equally shared as textures are blended.

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Jazz At Oberlin (1953) {OJC Remasters Complete Series rel 2010 - item 04of33}

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The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Jazz At Oberlin (1953) {OJC Remasters Complete Series rel 2010 - item 04of33}

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Jazz At Oberlin (1953) {OJC Remasters Complete Series rel 2010 - item 04of33}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 170 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 91 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 518 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remastering
© 1953, 2010 Fantasy / Concord | 0888072319912
Jazz / Cool / West Coast Jazz / Piano Trio / Saxophone

An extension of the popular Original Jazz Classics series (est. 1982), the new OJC Remasters releases reveal the sonic benefits of 24-bit remastering-a technology that didn't exist when these titles were originally issued on compact disc. The addition of newly-written liner notes further enhances the illuminating quality of the OJC Remasters reissues. "Each of the recordings in this series is an all-time jazz classic," says Nick Phillips, Vice President of Jazz and Catalog A&R at Concord Music Group and producer of the series.

Larry Coryell & The Eleventh House - January 1975 (2014) {Promising Music 441202CD}

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Larry Coryell & The Eleventh House - January 1975 (2014) {Promising Music 441202CD}

Larry Coryell & The Eleventh House - January 1975 (2014) {Promising Music 441202CD}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 441 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 158 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 21 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1975, 2014 Radio Bremen / Promising Music | 441202CD
Jazz / Fusion / Modern Jazz / Jazz Rock / Guitar

In Memoriam. Larry Coryell, a guitarist who played rock 'n' roll as a teen but wound up pioneering jazz-rock fusion starting in the mid-1960s and then psychedelic fusion in the early '70s, died on Feb. 19. He was 73. RIP Mr. Coryell. In the 1970s, Germany's Radio Bremen simulcast a series of modern jazz concerts from all across the spectrum, and wisely archived them. Record producer Consul Bodo Jacoby was looking for a new project after losing the rights to reissue the MPS catalog and recalled them. His Promising Music label is issuing a number of these vintage performances in what he calls the Livelove series, of which January 1975 is the first volume.

Brother Jack McDuff - That's the Way I Feel About It (1997) {Concord Jazz CCD-4760-2}

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Brother Jack McDuff - That's the Way I Feel About It (1997) {Concord Jazz CCD-4760-2}

Brother Jack McDuff - That's the Way I Feel About It (1997) {Concord Jazz CCD-4760-2}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 370 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 130 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 83 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1997 Concord Jazz | CCD-4760-2
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Hard Bop / Organ Hammond B-3

At times, McDuff demonstrates how soul-jazz organ stars used to make albums back in their '60s heyday, playing then-current pop hits like "The Age of Aquarius" and the theme from Mission: Impossible (which, thanks to cinema, was a hit all over again in 1996 when this CD was made). We also hear McDuff trying out his vocal cords for the first time on Louis Jordan's "Saturday Night Fish Fry"; actually, he merely talks the lyrics over the rhythm section – and at 70, he's entitled to this charming lark.

Aki Rissanen - Amorandom (2016) {Edition Records}

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Aki Rissanen - Amorandom (2016) {Edition Records}

Aki Rissanen - Amorandom (2016) {Edition Records}
EAC 1.1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 343MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop, Fusion

Over the last few years Aki has quietly been building a name in the international jazz world both as a leader and as a sideman. With Amorandom, he delivers his most authoritative work to date. There’s a fluidity in his playing and a boldness in his composing that deserves widespread praise and real recognition for one of the finest young European pianists. Described by Downbeat as a ‘rising star around Europe, Amorandom is the work that will introduce Aki Rissanen’s startling new talent to a global audience.

Threejay - Our Voint Of Piew (2016) {Taller De Musics}

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Threejay - Our Voint Of Piew (2016) {Taller De Musics}

Threejay - Our Voint Of Piew (2016) {Taller De Musics}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 446MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 229MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Fusion, Post-Bop

Gravat als Ground Studios sota la direcció del guitarrista Jordi Matas, el segon disc dels Threejay ha arribat amb aires d’òpera prima. El fet que el nouvingut sigui tractat pels seus progenitors com si fos el primer, explica l’alt nivell de compromís i l’energia que ha necessitat el projecte. Threejay els va reunir, i aquest Our Voint of Piew els situa en un escenari complex, que parla de jazz des de la música simfònica, i es deixa portar tant pel ritme agressiu del heavy metal com per les tonades del pop. He de dir però, que la primera escolta em va traslladar al territori de les bandes sonores. I és que la música que han escrit aquests tres artesans-aventurers construeix un relat amb vocació de novel·la fantàstica, una fantasia que va força més enllà del simbòlic intercanvi d’inicials que exterioritza el títol.

Frank Sinatra - The Real... Frank Sinatra (2014)

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Frank Sinatra - The Real... Frank Sinatra (2014)

Frank Sinatra - The Real… Frank Sinatra (2014)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, scans - 474 MB | 02:24:23
Vocal Jazz, Vocal Pop | Label: Sony Music | Release Year: 2014

Frank Sinatra was arguably the most important popular music figure of the 20th century, his only real rivals for the title being Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, and the Beatles. In a professional career that lasted 60 years, he demonstrated a remarkable ability to maintain his appeal and pursue his musical goals despite often countervailing trends. He came to the fore during the swing era of the 1930s and '40s, helped to define the "sing era" of the '40s and '50s, and continued to attract listeners during the rock era that began in the mid-'50s. He scored his first number one hit in 1940 and was still making million-selling recordings in 1994.

Alla van Delft - By Time Machine to the 80's (2017)

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Alla van Delft - By Time Machine to the 80's (2017)

Alla van Delft - By Time Machine to the 80's (2017)
Jazz, Vocal Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:50:39 | 117 MB
Label: Alla van Delft | Release Year: 2017

Singer Alla van Delft presents the pianist Fabrizio Selli from Milan: pop of the 80s, gorgeous and swinging by two musicians, who do without all tricks and shine only by what they do In abundance - pure musicality. But that this music also works in the classic nightclub setting with vocals and piano is thanks to Alla van Delft's elegant and expressive voice and Fabrizio Selli's swinging and brilliant piano playing. An experiment that produces completely new and surprising music. »The Time Machine« is the perfect combination of 80s pop and jazz.

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Sachal - Slow Motion Miracles (2015)

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Sachal - Slow Motion Miracles (2015)

Sachal - Slow Motion Miracles (2015)
Vocal jazz, Lounge, Pop | 00:36:07 | Mp3, 320 kbps | 84 Mb
Label :Okeh | Year Of Release :2015

Vocalist Sachal Vasandani, aka Sachal, delivers his first album of all-original material with 2015's Slow Motion Miracles. Already known as a distinctive, cool-toned interpreter of jazz standards, here Sachal finally takes his long-gestating pop creativity to its fruition with a set of jazz- and electronica-infused compositions that are all his own. Backed by a superb ensemble featuring trumpeter/multi-instrumentalist Michael Leonhart, guitarist Ryan Scott, bassists Buster Hemphill and David Wong, keyboardists Taylor Eigsti and Gerald Clayton, and drummers Nate Smith and Mark Guiliana, Sachal delves deep into these often atmospheric, singer/songwriter-influenced tracks. Included on Slow Motion Miracles is the single "No More Tears."

Art Pepper - The Discovery Sessions (1999)

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Art Pepper - The Discovery Sessions (1999)

Art Pepper - The Discovery Sessions (1999)
Jazz | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Savoy Jazz, 92846-2 | rec: 1952-53 | 360Mb

Most of Art Pepper's first three studio dates as a leader are represented in this compilation, though a few previously issued alternate takes are omitted. The first date finds the alto saxophonist in fine form, leading a quartet consisting of pianist Hampton Hawes, bassist Joe Mondragon, and drummer Larry Bunker. Pepper primarily sticks to originals, though he offers a warm rendition of the standard "These Foolish Things" as well.

Sun Ra & His Solar-Myth Arkestra - The Solar-Myth Approach Vol. 1&2 (2001) [2CDs] {Charly Records}

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Sun Ra & His Solar-Myth Arkestra - The Solar-Myth Approach Vol. 1&2 (2001) [2CDs] {Charly Records}

Sun Ra & His Solar-Myth Arkestra - The Solar-Myth Approach Vol. 1&2 (2001) [2CDs] {Charly Records}
EAC 1.0b4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 460MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 218MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

These two discs from Sun Ra and his Solar Myth Arkestra are not, as their title suggests, parts of a singular or continuous work. They were initially issued as two separate titles – similar to the two-part Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra – by the Belgian BYG Actuel label in 1971. Both volumes consist of mid-fidelity and primarily self-realized and -produced recordings. Despite the claim that these sides were taped in New York City at Sun Studios, Ra discographer Robert L. Campbell notes that by the time these tracks were documented, the Arkestra had ended its N.Y.C. residency and returned to Philadelphia.

Cyrus Chestnut - Natural Essence (2016)

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Cyrus Chestnut - Natural Essence (2016)

Cyrus Chestnut - Natural Essence (2016)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 384 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 58 Mb
Genre: Post-Bop, Straight-Ahead Jazz | Label: HighNote | # HCD 7283 | Time: 01:03:14

From his emergence in the mid-Eighties to the present, pianist Cyrus Chestnut has declared himself a committed stylist completely infatuated with his instrument and the art he’s sworn allegiance to, jazz. Chestnut has consistently shown himself an improviser of rare ingenuity and grace, yet what most distinguishes him from other gifted pianists of our era may be the sheer pleasure that radiates from all that he plays. While the characteristic cheer that Chestnut displays on "Natural Essence" can be attributed to his undiminished vigor and attentiveness, the presence of his notable cohorts also contributes to the leader’s focus. With the dynamic Lenny White on drums and the redoubtable Buster Williams on bass Cyrus & company breathe new life and vitality into that most venerable of jazz ensemble formats, the piano trio.

Benny Goodman - The Real... Benny Goodman (2012)

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Benny Goodman - The Real... Benny Goodman (2012)


EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, scans - 820 MB | 03:50:32
Jazz, Big Band, Swing | Label: Sony Music | Release Year: 2012

There's a reason Benny Goodman was hailed as the "King of Swing." He really did have one of tightest, swingin'-est bands in the mid-1930s. As a clarinetist he was brilliant. He hired terrific singers. He recorded many of the era's top songs. Yes, you get three CDs packed with a total of 64 tracks and close to four hours of music. Yes, many of Benny's big "hits" are here ("Goody Goody," "Let's Dance," "There's a Small Hotel," etc.). It's a mixture of commercial recordings, radio "airchecks," and live concert performances (including a few tracks from the famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert).

Blood, Sweat & Tears - What Goes Up! The Best Of Blood, Sweat & Tears (1995)

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Blood, Sweat & Tears - What Goes Up! The Best Of Blood, Sweat & Tears (1995)

Blood, Sweat & Tears - What Goes Up! The Best Of Blood, Sweat & Tears (1995)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 922 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 369 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Rock, Funk, Soul | Legacy / Columbia #481019 2

A 32-track retrospective that'll make fans of this band's unique pop/jazz/rock sound so very happy! Every hit single is here- You've Made Me So Very Happy; And When I Die; Spinning Wheel; Hi-De-Ho; Lucretia MacEvil; Go Down Gamblin'; Lisa, Listen to Me; So Long Dixie; Got to Get You into My Life , etc.-plus key album tracks and two unreleased cuts that trace this band's career from the early Al Kooper days on. Notes, rare photos, complete discography and personnel info rounds out this long-overdue collection.