1964 Jazz

Chet Baker - The Most Important Jazz Album of 1964/65 (1964) Reissue 2003 [Repost, New Rip]

Chet Baker - The Most Important Jazz Album of 1964/65 (1964) Reissue 2003
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 275 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 125 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Jazz, Cool | Label: Roulette Jazz/EMI | # 7243 5 81829 2 7 | Time: 00:43:25

The Most Important Jazz Album of 1964/65 was the first album trumpeter/vocalist Chet Baker recorded upon returning to the United States in 1964. Jazz had undergone a radical development post-1963 with artists such as John Coltrane and Wayne Shorter beginning to focus on complex harmonic explorations over pretty melody. Having spent the prior three years in Europe, falling deeper into heroin addiction, Baker found himself a pleasant, if somewhat forgotten, anachronism of the previous decade. Consequently, the icon of '50s cool attempted to reinvigorate his career and showcase his musical growth by enlisting the sensitive piano chops of Hal Galper and old collaborator tenor saxophonist Phil Urso. The new sideman, combined with a heavy dose of Tadd Dameron's compositions, gave Baker a more muscular edge that rubbed nicely with his trademark lyricism updating his sound for the hard bop '60s – a decade that would end, however, with Baker losing his teeth and falling into obscurity.
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Free For All (1964) [RVG Edition, 2004] Repost

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Free For All (1964) [RVG Edition, 2004]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Tracks+Cue+Log | 304 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 110 Mb | Scans | Time: 36:48
Genre: Jazz, Hard Bop | Label: Blue Note/Capitol | Cat.№: 7243 5 71067 2 6

Free for All is a 1964 jazz album by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers released on Blue Note in 1964. Freddie Hubbard's composition "The Core" is dedicated to the CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) and expresses "Hubbard's admiration of that organization persistence and resourcefulness in its work for total, meaningful equality." "They're getting", he explains, "at the core, at the center of the kinds of change that have to take place before this society is really open to everyone. And more than any other group, CORE is getting to youth, and that's where the center of change is." The piece was called that way also because Hubbard thought that the musicians "got at some of the core of jazz - the basic feelings and rhythms that are at the foundation of music."

Kenny Dorham - Trompeta Toccata (1964) [RVG Edition, 2006]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at May 11, 2015
Kenny Dorham - Trompeta Toccata (1964) [RVG Edition, 2006]

Kenny Dorham - Trompeta Toccata (1964) [RVG Edition, 2006]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Tracks+Cue+Log | 250 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 98 Mb | Scans | Time: 37:09
Genre: Jazz, Hard Bop | Label: Blue Note/Capitol | Cat.№: 0946 3 62635 2 6

Trompeta Toccata is a 1964 jazz album by trumpeter Kenny Dorham. It was released on Blue Note label in 1964 as BST 84181. It was remastered by Rudy Van Gelder in 2006. Trompeta Toccata, as the previous Una Mas, features only four pieces, three of which were written by Dorham himself. They are mostly fast bop pieces featuring long trumpet and saxophones solos. Like many Dorham compositions, they incorporate elements of Latin music and blues.
Chet Baker - The Most Important Jazz Album Of 1964/65 (1964) (Remastered 2003)

Chet Baker - The Most Important Jazz Album Of 1964/65 (1964) (Remastered 2003)
Jazz | EAC rip | APE + CUE + LOG | Full Scans | 240 Mb
Label ~ Roulette Records

The Most Important Jazz Album of 1964/65 was the first album trumpeter/vocalist Chet Baker recorded upon returning to the United States in 1964. Jazz had undergone a radical development post-1963 with artists such as John Coltrane and Wayne Shorter beginning to focus on complex harmonic explorations over pretty melody. ~ AllMusic
Ella Fitzgerald – The Johnny Mercer Songbook (1964)(Verve - Digitally Remastered By Dennis Drake)

Ella Fitzgerald – The Johnny Mercer Songbook (1964)(Verve - Digitally Remastered By Dennis Drake)
1964 | Jazz | EAC RIP | FLAC+CUE+LOG+HQ-Covers(400Dpi) | 259Mb+15Mb

A legendary lyricist was Johnny Mercer, from the thirties "Hooray for Hollywood" to the sixties "Moon River", Mr. Mercer added his poetic vision to enhance beautiful melodies. Miss Fitzgerald recorded this tribute to, "The Man from Charleston", for Verve Records in her songbook cycle. I particularly like this one for, Mercer wrote lyrics with some of the best composers in America. The disc contains, "Midnight Sun" written by Lionel Hampton, "Laura" by David Raksin, "This Time The Dreams On Me" by Harold Arlen and Mercer's own music and lyrics, the haunting, "Dream". Great arrangements and Ella's impeccable phrasing add up to a sumptious tribute to a wonderful talent.
Joe Henderson – In ‘N Out (1964)(Blue Note USA Pressing)(CDP 746510 2)

Joe Henderson – In ‘N Out (1964)(Blue Note USA Pressing)(CDP 746510 2)

Joe Henderson – In ‘N Out (1964)(Blue Note USA Pressing)(CDP 746510 2)
1964 | Jazz | EAC RIP | FLAC+CUE+LOG+HQ-Covers(400Dpi) | 257Mb+6Mb

In 'n out is extremely top quality jazz that deserves the highest of ratings. Right here you have the greatest rhythmn section in the world of McCoy Tyner, Richard Davis, and Elvin Jones. The horns are of course Joe who is just smokin' and Kenny Dorham who was one of the uncredited but most influential trumpeters and in some ways created the basis of hardbop trumpet playing. Dorham was constantly being overlooked, in the forties and fifties he was in the shadow of Dizzy and Miles and in the sixties Lee Morgan, Freddie hubbard and Woody Shaw came along. Blakey once defined Dorham as the uncrowned king of the trumpet, but enough about Kenny. The title track opens with a complicated theme and Elvin really gets into the groove, his intense drive will never be matched by any drummer. McCoy has incredible fingers I don't think there is a better pianist in the world. Kenny's solo kind of cools things off a bit but Joe takes another and the burner is on high again! "Punjab", by Henderson, reseambles the kind of compositions that people like Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter were writing. Kenny contributes two obscure but unique sounding compositions "Short Story" and "Browns Town." "In 'n out" is Joe's finest album. It's brother album is Tyners "The Real McCoy" with Henderson, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones.
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella At Juan-Les-Pins (1964) 2CD Expanded Reissue 2002

Ella Fitzgerald - Ella At Juan-Les-Pins (1964) 2CD Expanded Reissue 2002
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 496 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 256 Mb | Scans ~ 64 Mb
Vocal Jazz, Swing, Standarts, Vocal Pop | Label: Verve | # 589 656-2 | 02:35:35

Ella recorded some incredible live albums-and this one, taped at a jazz festival on the French Riviera in '64, is among the best. Ella, Tommy Flanagan, Roy Eldridge and the rest of her band thrill the crowd with Hello, Dolly!; Day In, Day Out; The Lady Is a Tramp; Them There Eyes; A-Tisket, A-Tasket; Blues in the Night; Summertime , and 42 more. The first time all the music from both nights has been available; more than half the cuts are unissued!

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Changes (1964) {Columbia}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Oct. 11, 2017
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Changes (1964) {Columbia}

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Changes (1964) {Columbia}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 6 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 262MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 102MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Hard Bop, Cool

For this entry in Dave Brubeck's series of Time albums, his Quartet with altoist Paul Desmond performs "Elementals" with an orchestra and plays five briefer originals including four that have unusual time signatures; "World's Fair" is in 13/4 time.
Roland Kirk - Kirk In Copenhagen (1964) {2004 Verve Music Group} **[RE-UP]**

Roland Kirk - Kirk In Copenhagen (1964) {2004 Verve Music Group}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 266 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 94 mb
Genre: jazz

Kirk In Copenhagen is the 1964 live album by saxophonist Roland Kirk, recorded and released before he added "Rahsaan" to his name. Originally released on Mercury Records, this is taken from a CD released by Verve Music Group in 2004.

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk (1958) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at Oct. 16, 2017
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk (1958) [Re-Up]

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk (1958)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 259 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 116 Mb | Scans included
Hard Bop, Bop | Label: Atlantic Jazz | # 1278-2 | Time: 00:44:20

Most of the titles on this album are derived from Thelonious Monk's vast catalog of bop standards. Both co-leaders are at the peak of their respective prowess with insightful interpretations of nearly half a dozen inspired performances from this incarnation of the Blakey-led Jazz Messengers. This combo features Art Blakey (drums), Johnny Griffin (tenor sax), Bill Hardman (trumpet), and Spanky Debrest (bass). Immediately, Hardman ups the ante with a piledriving lead during "Evidence" that underscores the heavy-hitting nature of this particular jazz confab. Monk counters with some powerful and inspired runs that are sonically splintered by the enthusiastic – if not practically percussive – chord progressions and highly logistic phrasings from the pianist. The inherent melodic buoyancy on "In Walked Bud" contains a springboard-like quality, with Griffin matching Monk's bounce measure for measure.