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}
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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.
V.A. - The Best Of Lounge 4 - The Ultimate Lounge Experience In The Mix [4CD] (2012)

V.A. - The Best Of Lounge 4 - The Ultimate Lounge Experience In The Mix [4CD] (2012)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 1,49 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 549 MB | Covers - 89 MB
Genre: Chillout, Downtempo, Lounge | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: DreaMusic (ПРЗ CD04960)

Openzone Bar, Paul Hardcastle, Weathertunes, Lemongrass, JoJo Effect, Cosmic Orient, Eskadet, Five Seasons and many more.

Shakatak - The 12 Inch Mixes (2012)  Music

Posted by popsakov at May 16, 2017
Shakatak - The 12 Inch Mixes (2012)

Shakatak - The 12 Inch Mixes (2012)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 944 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 349 Mb
Scans (PNG, 400 dpi) ~ 176 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Disco | Secret Records Limited #SECDD061

Awesome funk from all eras of Shakatak's career! This double CD collects the extended mixes for 25 of Shakatak's Greatest Hits.

Alfredo Rodriguez - Sounds Of Space (2012) {Mack Avenue}  Music

Posted by tiburon at May 11, 2017
Alfredo Rodriguez - Sounds Of Space (2012) {Mack Avenue}

Alfredo Rodriguez - Sounds Of Space (2012) {Mack Avenue}
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MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 172MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Latin Jazz, Cu-Bop

Sounds Of Space, the title of Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodriguez’ debut recording, evokes images of science fiction. In truth, it’s about a far more personal adventure. “It’s about the space that surrounds us,” he explains. “In this record I wanted to introduce myself: here are the people, the places and the sounds that have surrounded me, and made me who I am.” A key player in Rodriguez’ extraordinary story is producer Quincy Jones, who co-produced Sounds Of Space with Rodriguez.

The Brecker Brothers - Score (1968) {Jazz Door}  Music

Posted by tiburon at May 9, 2017
The Brecker Brothers - Score (1968) {Jazz Door}

The Brecker Brothers - Score (1968) {Jazz Door}
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Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop, Fusion

Randy Brecker's debut album features the trumpeter leading two distinct all-star small groups, each with younger brother Michael (who was only 19 when this was recorded) on tenor sax, Larry Coryell on guitar, and Hal Galper on piano. The tunes alternate between jazz-rock (a style the Brecker Brothers were later to successfully exploit) and modern mainstream jazz. There are the customary fades, popular at the time, and a light, though constant, beat throughout that makes the music both accessible and even danceable, an impressive feat considering that virtually all the tunes are originals. The Brecker Brothers exhibit a command of their horns and a maturity that was to serve them well for many years. The recording has weathered the years well, in part because even the fusion pieces never lose their focus, nor do they compromise artistry for popular fads.

Andy Bey - Experience And Judgment (1974) {Koch Jazz}  Music

Posted by tiburon at May 8, 2017
Andy Bey - Experience And Judgment (1974) {Koch Jazz}

Andy Bey - Experience And Judgment (1974) {Koch Jazz}
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Genre: Jazz, Funk, Soul

Criminally overlooked by academics, critics and purists who refuse to listening to anything outside of conventional jazz vernacular, Andy Bey's delivery on Experience and Judgment goes beyond anything he previously committed to tape, revealing a spiritual side that's punched up and supported by a jazz-funk ensemble. The album's opener "Celestial Blues" finds Bey delivering lines that wouldn't be out of place on Bill Withers records from this era, and the remainder of the album sounds similar to the works of such contemporaries as Roy Ayers and Gil Scott-Heron. It's soul soothing music that's been played with great reverence by the rare soul and funk community for years and rightly so, as Bey captures the essence of the soul world brilliantly, and fuses it into something that is uniquely his own.
GQ - Disco Nights (1978) {2012 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR 0177}

GQ - Disco Nights (1978) {2012 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR 0177}
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© 1978, 2012 Arista / Big Break Records / Cherry Red Records | CDBBR 0177
Disco / Soul / Funk / R&B / Quiet Storm

GQ originally formed in 1968 as Sabu & The Survivors. They released three albums on Arista Records between 1979 and 1981. DISCO NIGHTS was their debut album and also their most successful spending five weeks at the #2 position in the R&B charts and reaching #13 in the Pop chart. DISCO NIGHTS (ROCK FREAK) was the first single from the album and gained them the #1 spot in the R&B charts as well as #3 in the Disco chart and #12 in the Pop chart. It sold over one million copies in the US alone and has become an ultimate Dance classic.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - The Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1955-1966 (19CDs, 2012)

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - The Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1955-1966 (19CDs, 2012)
Bop, Mainstream jazz, Cool | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,91 Gb
Label: Sony Music Entertainment

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - The Columbia Studio Albums Collection features each of the 19 albums in a replica mini-LP sleeve which reproduces that LP's original front and back cover artwork. Where applicable, the albums in each box include the bonus tracks that have been released on the expanded CD editions over the years. As noted above, nine of the titles in The Dave Brubeck Quartet - The Columbia Studio Albums Collection are making their debut appearance on CD in the U.S. with this box set.