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Duke Robillard & Herb Ellis - More Conversations In Swing Guitar (2003)

Duke Robillard & Herb Ellis - More Conversations In Swing Guitar (2003)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 257 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 113 Mb | Scans included
Guitar Jazz, Swing, Jazz Blues | Label: Stony Plain | # SPCD 1292 | 00:41:36

Many improvisers would agree that having the feeling of the blues is a crucial part of jazz expression; however, the jazz and blues worlds don't interact nearly as often as they should. There are jazz musicians who will play Miles Davis' "All Blues" or Charlie Parker's "Parker's Mood" on a regular basis but wouldn't know John Lee Hooker from Little Milton; there are blues artists who are much more likely to work with a rock musician than a jazz musician. So it is a rare treat to hear a blues-oriented guitarist and a jazz-oriented guitarist co-leading a session, which is exactly what happens on More Conversations in Swing Guitar. This 2003 release is a sequel to bluesman Duke Robillard and jazzman Herb Ellis' 1999 encounter Conversations in Swing Guitar, and the CD proves that good things can happen when jazz and blues players interact. More Conversations in Swing Guitar is an album of very blues-minded instrumental jazz – it's hardly a carbon copy of Robillard's work with the Fabulous Thunderbirds, but the bluesman has no problem appearing in a jazz-oriented setting.
Herb Alpert - Music Vol. 1 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Herb Alpert - Music Volume 1 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 38:42 minutes | 753 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Joyful, romantic sounds that stir the soul: that’s the overarching theme of Herb Alpert's ‘Music Vol. 1’, the trumpeter and composers’ new work. Alpert's passion for timeless melodies takes the listener on a voyage that spans genres and generations with surprising twists and turns. Always exploring and bursting with creativity, he teamed with GRAMMY-winning producer Jochem van der Saag (whose credits include Andrea Bocelli and Destiny's Child) for the first time, crafting ‘Music Vol. 1’ at Van Der Saag's home studio over the past year.
Herb Geller - The Gellers (1955) {EmArcy Japan Paper Sleeve UCCM-9102 rel 2002}

Herb Geller - The Gellers (1955) {EmArcy Japan Paper Sleeve UCCM-9102 rel 2002}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 244 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 116 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 12 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24/96 remastering | Mini LP
© 1955, 2002 EmArcy / Mercury / Verve / Universal Music Japan | UCCM-9102
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Saxophone

Here's the final of a series of excellent recordings that he made for Emarcy in the 1950s, all of which have been reissued by Emarcy in Japan. One of the greatest records ever cut by altoist Herb Geller, and one of the few to document the work of his group that included wife Lorraine Geller on piano! Lorraine's quite nice, and the rhythm by Keith Mitchell and Mel Lewis is good too – but the real wonder is Herb's alto, which cuts along in a razor-sharp mode that clearly defines him as one of the best players of his generation on the instrument! The set's one of the few times you can really hear Herb cut loose – unencumbered by overwritten arrangements, or by other players in the group – and its his work on the album that makes this record a treasure!
Herb Geller - The Herb Geller Sextette (1955) {EmArcy Japan Paper Sleeve UCCM-9109 rel 2002}

Herb Geller - The Herb Geller Sextette (1955) {EmArcy Japan Paper Sleeve UCCM-9109 rel 2002}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 151 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 86 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 12 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24/96 remastering | Mini LP
© 1955, 2002 EmArcy / Mercury / Verve / Universal Music Japan | UCCM-9109
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Saxophone

Here's the second of a series of excellent recordings that he made for Emarcy in the 1950s, all of which have been reissued by Emarcy in Japan. Nice job. Talking about the music this is another special West Coast Jazz gem. The album is from 1955 and the line up is Herb alto sax, his wife Lorraine Geller piano, the exceptional Conte Candoli on trumpet, Red Mitchell and Leroy Vinnegar bass (alternatively), Ziggy Vines tenor sax, Bruz Freeman drums. The music is on the medium tempo side for the most part, a nice relaxed West Coast mood emerges from the notes of this sessions through a solid swing.
The Modernaires - The Mods Salute Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass (1966/2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

The Modernaires - The Mods Salute Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass (1966/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 24:28 minutes | 885 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass sold more albums than almost anyone else in the '60s, so it's no surprise that any goofball with a trumpet would try to cash in on their effortlessly enjoyable, upbeat, instrumental style. And, indeed, there were plenty of those. Making a vocal album, however, is another story. Who in their right mind would attempt an entire album of singing new words to famous instrumentals? But that is what Big Band veterans the Modernaires did, setting lyrics to Alpert & Co.'s numerous hit tunes. The tight-harmony vocal quintet used to sing with the likes of Glen Miller back in the '40s, so presumably this was their attempt to get, er, "mod."

Herb Alpert - Keep Your Eye On Me (1987)  Music

Posted by Designol at May 5, 2017
Herb Alpert - Keep Your Eye On Me (1987)

Herb Alpert - Keep Your Eye On Me (1987)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 275 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 105 Mb | Scans ~ 44 Mb | 00:43:58
Instrumental Pop, Jazz-Pop, R&B, New Jack Swing | Label: A&M | # CD 5125

Keep Your Eye on Me is a pop/R&B/dance album by Herb Alpert, released in 1987. It contains two hit singles, "Diamonds" and "Making Love in the Rain" (both featuring lead and background vocals by Janet Jackson and Lisa Keith). These Billboard Top 40 hits, along with the title track and "Pillow" (featuring co-lead vocals by Alpert and singer/wife Lani Hall) were produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis.
The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris - An AllStar Concert Celebration (2016)

The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris - An AllStar Concert Celebration (2016)
Blu-ray: MPEG-4 AVC 12939kbps, 1920*1080i, 29,970fps, 16:9, High Profile 4.1
DTS-HD MA 5.1, 48 kHz, 4692 kbps, 24-bit & 2.0, 48 kHz, 2281 kbps, 24-bit
Country, Country Rock, Progressive Country | 01:51:34 | ~ 19.13 Gb

~ Recorded at Dar Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C. January 10, 2015 ~

Oscar Peterson - 5 Original Albums: 1956-1962 (2016) [5CD Box Set]  Music

Posted by BlondStyle at March 19, 2017
Oscar Peterson - 5 Original Albums: 1956-1962 (2016) [5CD Box Set]

Oscar Peterson - 5 Original Albums: 1956-1962 (2016) [5CD Box Set]
Jazz, Bop | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE+LOG+Full Scans (JPEG) | 03:10:32 h. | 973,89 Mb
Label: Verve Music Group (EU) | Released: 2016-03-25 (1956/1959/1962)

Official 2016 remastered collection of Verve albums in replica card sleeves! Includes "Plays Count Basie", "A Jazz Portrait Of Frank Sinatra", "Jazz Soul Of Oscar Peterson", "Plays Porgy & Bess" & "West Side Story".
Blossom Dearie - Blossom Dearie (1957/2016) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Blossom Dearie - Blossom Dearie (1957/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 38:57 minutes | 1,66 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

This 1957 album from late jazz vocalist and pianist Blossom Margrete Dearie was her debut for Verve and her first American release after spending five years in France. Dearie is backed by guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Jo Jones on a collection of standards by composers including Oscar Hammerstein II, Hart and Rodgers, Frank Loesser and others.
Blossom Dearie - Give Him The Ooh-La-La (1958/2016) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Blossom Dearie - Give Him The Ooh-La-La (1958/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 38:17 minutes | 1,67 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Blossom Dearie's second album for Verve, released in 1958, continued a streak of success that began with her first LP the year before. The jazz vocalist and pianist covers standards including the title song by Cole Porter, along with less familiar but no less impressive tunes. Dearie is backed on this session by the same stellar musicians as on her debut: guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Jo Jones.