2012 Jazz

Ahmad Jamal - Blue Moon (2012) {Jazz Village}  Music

Posted by tiburon at July 4, 2016
Ahmad Jamal - Blue Moon (2012) {Jazz Village}

Ahmad Jamal - Blue Moon (2012) {Jazz Village}
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MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 225MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop

Still going strong at the age of 81, legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal's love letter to his favorite Broadway, Hollywood, and Great American Songbook classics, Blue Moon, is arguably one of his most accomplished efforts since his Chess/Impulse! heyday. The Pittsburgh virtuoso, once credited by Miles Davis as a major influence on his career, shows that age is no barrier to invention with six exquisite reworkings of postwar standards.

Winard Harper - Coexist (2012) {Jazz Legacy}  

Posted by tiburon at May 15, 2015
Winard Harper - Coexist (2012) {Jazz Legacy}

Winard Harper - Coexist (2012) {Jazz Legacy}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 600dpi | 527MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 264MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop

The drummer gives the saxophonists some on Coexist, another round of sophisticated truth telling from Winard Harper that demonstrates high standards of musical excellence when it comes to expansive compositions, creative arrangements and choice of able bandmates. Leading ensembles ranging from sextets to tentets, the leader taps guest saxophonists on five of the disc’s 12 tracks. He also shows off his considerable gifts as a trap-set wizard, percussionist and, on his African-tinged “Ummah” and “Jeli Posse,” a player of the balaphone, a vibraphone-type instrument from West Africa.
Virginie Teychene - Bright And Sweet (2012) {Jazz Village Harmonia Mundi}

Virginie Teychene - Bright And Sweet (2012) {Jazz Village Harmonia Mundi}
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© 2012 Jazz Village / Harmonia Mundi | JV 570012
Jazz / Vocal Jazz

This album confirms it, Virginie Teychené is a musician with a voice. She strolls through her imaginary museum dedicated to jazz singer-songwriters and brings her own light to each of its rooms. A grazing light in Familiar Dream, a bright light in Tight, the light of dawn in I'm Gonna Go Fishing and that of dusk in Goodbye Pork Pie Hat. The contributions of her co-musicians are intense due to their restraint; Gérard Maurin's weightless double-bass arrangements, Stéphane Bernard's chiaroscuro piano playing, Jean-Pierre Arnaud's dance-like drumming, and last but not least, Éric Le Lann's inspired trumpet playing, all make Bright and Sweet an exemplary jazz album, where all the miniatures that make it up are in fact merely beginnings.
Slide Hampton - Jazz With A Twist (1962) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27048}

Slide Hampton - Jazz With A Twist (1962) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27048}
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© 1962, 2012 Atlantic / Warner Japan / Rhino | WPCR-27048 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Trombone

Features 24 bit digital remastering. Comes with a description. A firey stormer from the great Slide Hampton! The album's one of his few early sides for Atlantic – and like the others, it's a groundbreaking batch of larger group material, with slide out front on trombone, and the rest of the ensemble vamping along like a tight Blue Note combo. Players are excellent – and include George Coleman on tenor, Horace Parlan on piano, Hobart Dotson on trumpet, and Ray Barretto on drums – and Slide makes them come together so tightly, you'd think they were working together every night of the week! Titles include "The Barbarians", "Strollin", "The Jazz Twist", "Red Top", "Slide Slid", and "Day In Day Out".
Jack Wilson - The Jack Wilson Quartet featuring Roy Ayers (1963) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27094}

Jack Wilson - The Jack Wilson Quartet featuring Roy Ayers (1963) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27094}
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© 1963, 2012 Warner Japan / Atlantic / Rhino | WPCR-27094 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Cool / Post Bop / Piano

A great album recorded in 1963 for Atlantic – one of our favorite ever! Jack Wilson's one of our favorite piano players, and we rave about him all the time on these pages – and one of the reasons why we love him so much is that he was often accompanied by Roy Ayers, who started out his career playing vibes in his group! The pair together are a dream, and this album is arguably their best effort – filled with moody modal cuts, and lots of lyrical interplay that hits these beautiful high points, then dives into pits of darkness. Titles include "Harbor Freeway", "De Critifeux", "Corcovado", "Jackleg", and "Nirvana & Dana".
Terje Rypdal - Odyssey: In Studio & In Concert (2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Terje Rypdal - Odyssey: In Studio & In Concert (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 155:19 minutes | 3,05 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Terje Rypdal's Odyssey: In Studio & In Concert is a very special release. It includes not only the complete Odyssey album - restoring the long track Rolling Stone to its rightful place, but also a full disc of previously unreleased material on which Terje Rypdal's Odyssey band is augmented by the Swedish Radio Jazz Group in a 1976 live performance of Rypdal's suite Unfinished Highballs.

Storm Corrosion - Storm Corrosion (2012)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Feb. 25, 2017
Storm Corrosion - Storm Corrosion (2012)

Storm Corrosion - Storm Corrosion (2012)
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Genre: Progressive Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Roadrunner Records (RR7645-2)

Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth and Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree have collaborated before, but Storm Corrosion is the product of their combined creativity. The music of the debut is ambient avant-folk with elements of jazz and symphonic music, and therefore rather different than the styles the duo have explored with their respective bands. Wilson concentrated on keyboards and arrangements, leaving Åkerfeldt to handle most of the guitar work. What sparse drumming appears on the album is there courtesy of Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, O.S.I., The Tangent).
The Greatest Show on Earth - 2 Studio Albums (1970) [Reissue 2012] (Repost)

The Greatest Show on Earth - 2 Studio Albums (1970) [Reissue 2012]
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Genre: Progressive Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Esoteric Recordings

The Greatest Show on Earth - Horizons (1970). The Greatest Show on Earth were one of the more stylistically original signings to EMI’s legendary Progressive label Harvest. The band was formed in 1968 and featured brothers Garth and Norman Watt-Roy (who played guitar and bass respectively), along with American vocalist Ozzie Lane, Mick Deacon on Organ, a horn section of Dick Hanson, Tex Philpotts and Ian Aitcheson and drummer Ron Prudence. Initially beginning life as a Soul outfit, the band’s musical direction changed when vocalist Lane returned home to New Orleans in early 1969. Replaced by Colin Horton-Jennings (who also played guitar and flute), the band began to take on board more "progressive” influences, incorporating rock, jazz and acoustic music into their sound…
Various Artists - The Doors of Perception: Dope Funk, Psychedelic Soul and Acid Jazz From New York City '70-'74 (2000)

Various Artists - The Doors of Perception: Dope Funk, Psychedelic Soul and Acid Jazz From New York City '70-'74 (2000)
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© 1970-74, 2000 Castle Music / Sanctuary Records | CMRCD 092
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Acid Jazz / Funk / Groove / Psychedelic Soul

Dope funk, psychedelic soul and acid jazz from New York City '70-'74. UK compilation featuring 20 soul, funk and jazz classics from the legendary underground label best known for their acts, the Fatback Band and Black Ivory who are both represented here along with Dizzy Gillespie, Bobby Rydell and many more. Original vinyl from Perception and it's twin label today goes for a small fortune and has been sampled by DJ Shadow and KRS-One. Double slimline jewel case. 2000 release.
Duke Ellington - Stockholm, June 1963 (2012) {La Maison du Duke MDD 002}

Duke Ellington - Stockholm, June 1963 (2012) {La Maison du Duke MDD 002}
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© 1963, 2012 La Maison du Duke | MDD 002
Jazz / Mainstream Jazz / Big Band / Piano

La Maison du Duke is proud to present a collection of unpublished recordings of Duke Ellington, which come from an important stock of Ellington archives (Clavié collection), acquired by the association, which only a few collectors had access to today . The CDs are reserved for members of the Maison du Duke association and are not intended to be marketed.