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Air Pocket (The Fowler Brothers) - Fly On (1975) {2015 DSD Japan East Wind Masters Collection 1000}

Air Pocket (The Fowler Brothers) - Fly On (1975) {2015 DSD Japan East Wind Masters Collection 1000}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 272 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 100 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 130 Mb | 5% repair rar | DSD Mastering
© 2015 East Wind Music / Universal Japan | UCCJ-9145
Jazz / Fusion

A warm and soulful set of fusion tracks – issued only in Japan, but recorded by a hip group from the US! Air Pocket features the Fowler Brothers – Walt, Bruce, Ed, and Steve – on trumpet, trombone, bass, and alto, respectively – plus drummer Chester Thompson, guitarist Mike Miller, and pianist Stu Goldberg, who really plays some great moog, clavinet, and electric keys on the set! Tunes are well-written – a bit choppy, but never too jamming, and really just done in this nice blocky way that creates a slightly funky approach, and a good degree of soul. Titles include "Elephant's Graveyard", "Hi Lo Redic", "Colors For Marvin", "Night's Move", and "Becky".
Electric Light Orchestra Part II - One Night In Australia Live (1997)

Electric Light Orchestra Part II - One Night In Australia Live (1997)
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) CD1-384 MB, CD2-286 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) CD1-130 MB, CD2-95 MB | Covers - 32 MB
Genre: Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: CMC Records (CMC 5216222)

ELO Part II were an offshoot band formed by Electric Light Orchestra drummer Bev Bevan. The band also included former ELO bassist Kelly Groucutt, conductor Louis Clark and violinist Mik Kaminski for most of its career. After Bevan left the band in 2000 he sold back the rights of the Electric Light Orchestra name to Jeff Lynne and the band continued on as The Orchestra. This album contains a lot of ELO's greatest hits performed live.
Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes: Last Unissued, Vol. 13 (1948, 1956) {Philology W 843.2 rel 1999}

Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes: Last Unissued, Vol. 13 (1948, 1956) {Philology W 843.2 rel 1999}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 301 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 158 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 17 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1948, 1956, 1999 Philology | W 843.2
Jazz / Bop / Bebop / Big Band / Saxophone

Charlie Parker was a legendary Grammy Award–winning jazz saxophonist who, with Dizzy Gillespie, invented the musical style called bop or bebop. Charlie Parker was born on August 29, 1920, in Kansas City, Kansas. From 1935 to 1939, he played the Missouri nightclub scene with local jazz and blues bands. In 1945 he led his own group while performing with Dizzy Gillespie on the side. Together they invented bebop. In 1949, Parker made his European debut, giving his last performance several years later. He died a week later on March 12, 1955, in New York City.
Chico Hamilton - The Chico Hamilton Quintet With Strings Attached (1958) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit}

Chico Hamilton - The Chico Hamilton Quintet With Strings Attached (1958) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 237 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 88 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 194 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1958, 2013 Warner Bros. / Warner Japan / WEA / Rhino | WPCR-27275 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Cool / West Coast Jazz / Hard Bop / Drums / Saxophone / Clarinet

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. Other than two selections put out on a sampler and the soundtrack from the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, this LP is quite significant for having the first recordings of Eric Dolphy with the Chico Hamilton Quintet. Dolphy's solos (on alto, flute and bass clarinet) are brief, but he already sounded fairly distinctive. The third version of Hamilton's popular Quintet also included the drummer/leader, cellist Nate Gershman, guitarist Dennis Budimir and bassist Wyatt Ruther. On this album, half of the tunes are played by the basic quintet, while the remaining five songs have an added string section. The West Coast jazz chamber music generally holds one's interest, but has been out of print for some time.
The J. J. Johnson Quintet - J Is For Jazz (1956) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 79}

The J. J. Johnson Quintet - J Is For Jazz (1956) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 79}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 198 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 101 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 235 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1956, 2015 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICJ 79
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Trombone

Reissue with the latest 2015 remastering. Comes with liner notes. Nicely sharp sounds from the great JJ Johnson – a set that has the trombonist really honing his edge on a host of tight, short tracks – with a vibe that almost recalls his initial bop recordings on Blue Note and Prestige! The style here is a bit more sophisticated – definitely with an ear towards the modern directions that JJ was exploring in the 50s – but the sound is also nicely spontaneous, with more focus on improvisation between group members than larger arrangements – quite nice, given that the group features excellent tenor from Bobby Jaspar on tenor – and either Tommy Flanagan or Hank Jones on piano, Percy Heath or Wilbur Little on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums. Tracks are short, and titles include "Overdrive", "Cube Steak", "Chasin The Bird", and "Solar".
Brother Jack McDuff - Tobacco Road (1966) {2012 Japan 24-bit Remaster} [Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series]

Brother Jack McDuff - Tobacco Road (1966) {2012 Japan 24-bit Remaster} [Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series]
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© 1966, 2012 Atlantic / Rhino / Warner Japan / WEA | WPCR-27068 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Jazz Funk / Hammond Organ

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. Brother Jack McDuff recorded an enormous number of albums during the '60s, so it can be difficult to figure out where to start digging a little deeper into his output (which Hammond B-3 fans will definitely want to do). 1967's Tobacco Road stands out from the pack for a couple of reasons. First, unlike many of his groove-centric albums, it's heavy on standards and pop/rock tunes (seven of nine cuts), which make for excellent matches with McDuff's highly melodic, piano-influenced style.
Phil Woods - Warm Woods (1957) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series}

Phil Woods - Warm Woods (1957) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 312 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 111 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 187 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2014 Epic / Sony Music Japan | SICP 4213 | DSD Remaster
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Saxophone

This long-out-of-print CD has finally been reissued and it's a must-have for Phil Woods fans, or for anyone interested in an excellent example of post-Parker be-bop saxophone. The sound quality is excellent, the rhythm section is very competent and Phil is at the top of his game on a nice mix of standards and originals. It's easy to see why he has been the benchmark for jazz alto for decades. His swing and inventiveness are nicely showcased as he eases his way through the list of tunes. If one were to buy one or two CD's that best show Phil Woods' ability to create meaningful jazz, this one would have to be high on the list for consideration. Don't miss it!

Night Ark - Treasures (2000) {Traditional Crossroads}  Music

Posted by tiburon at May 24, 2017
Night Ark - Treasures (2000) {Traditional Crossroads}

Night Ark - Treasures (2000) {Traditional Crossroads}
EAC 1.1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 253MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 142MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Ethnic Fusion

Night Ark is a group that draws from so many fields of music it proves difficult to label. Many (but not all) of the instruments featured on this release originated in the Middle East; leader Ara Dinkjian's specialty is the oud, but he also occasionally plays guitar and piano, along with the less-familiar canoon and cumbus. The music includes exotic originals by the group, each of which merits repeated listening.
Dave Douglas - Charms Of The Night Sky (1998) {Winter & Winter}

Dave Douglas - Charms Of The Night Sky (1998) {Winter & Winter}
X Lossless Decoder | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 293MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 172MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz

Trumpeter Dave Douglas has participated in so many styles of music that listing them all would be mesmerizing. Some of his best work has been performed in free style and hard bop jazz groups. Here, he charts a different path, albeit one that he has pursued successfully before, in a mellow, lovely vein. Douglas is the only horn, backed by Guy Klucevsek's eclectic accordion, Mark Feldman's gloriously sweet violin, and Greg Cohen's acoustic string bass. With some exceptions, the dynamics are generally low, the tempos slow, and the mood serene. There is almost a post-minimalism to it all, capped by the exquisite sound of Douglas' trumpet.

Tinyfish - One Night On Fire - Live In Poland (2009) DVD  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at May 22, 2017
Tinyfish - One Night On Fire - Live In Poland (2009) DVD

Tinyfish - One Night On Fire - Live In Poland (2009) DVD
DVD9 | Video: NTSC 16:9 (720x480) | Audio: Dolby AC3, 6 ch/2 ch | 6.4 Gb | Scans | Time: 140 min
Metal Mind Productions | MMP DVD 0190
Progressive Rock, Crossover Prog

If you’re a fan of lush, ambitious, open-minded yet accessible music, you’re in for quite a treat with this brand new DVD of British prog-rockers Tinyfish! Shot at the atmospheric venue of Wyspianski Theatre in Poland during the ProgRock 2009 festival, the DVD captures the band in their element and features material from their trilogy albums (“Tinyfish”, “Curious Things” and “The Big Red Spark”). It’s nearly one and a half hours of live music, showcasing exquisite song-writing abilities and charisma, with a pinch of eerie theatricality!