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Kenny Burrell - Lotus Blossom (1995) {Concord Jazz CCD-4668}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Nov. 18, 2017
Kenny Burrell - Lotus Blossom (1995) {Concord Jazz CCD-4668}

Kenny Burrell - Lotus Blossom (1995) {Concord Jazz CCD-4668}
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© 1995 Concord Jazz | CCD-4668
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Guitar

Strange as it seems, the main criticism about this CD and about Kenny Burrell's playing during the past couple decades is that he is often overly tasteful. On this set (which has six unaccompanied guitar solos, four duets with bassist Ray Drummond, and three trio numbers with Drummond and drummer Yoron Israel), Burrell is so loving of the melodies that he adds very little of himself other than his beautiful tone. Although the tunes are superior, none of these versions are definitive and the mellow results rarely rise above the level of background music.

Chris Humphrey - Nothing But Blue Sky (2007) {Cadence Jazz}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Nov. 17, 2017
Chris Humphrey - Nothing But Blue Sky (2007) {Cadence Jazz}

Chris Humphrey - Nothing But Blue Sky (2007) {Cadence Jazz}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 362 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 147mb
Genre: jazz

Nothing But Blue Sky is the 2007 album by jazz singer Chris Humphrey, who is backed by Mark Shilansky, Martin Wind & Matt Wilson. This comes to you through Cadence Jazz.
Various Artists - One Way Glass: Dancefloor Prog, Brit Jazz and Funky Folk 1968-1975 (2017) {3CD Set RPMBX 537}

Various Artists - One Way Glass: Dancefloor Prog, Brit Jazz and Funky Folk 1968-1975 (2017) {3CD Set RPMBX 537}
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© 1968-75, 2017 RPM Records | RPMBX 537
Rock / Psychedelic / Funk Rock / Jazz / Prog-Rock / Jazz Funk / British Folk Rock

ONE WAY GLASS is a very different kind of RPM compilation. Instead of the usual cross-section of Sixties collectables, this unique 3-CD set takes a fresh look at British music from the late 60s through to the mid-70s, with an eye on overlooked dancefloor-friendly finds. The rhythmic backbone of One Way Glass lies in Progressive Rock outfits who - every so often - would emulate their jazz heroes and record funky sides tucked away on albums or B-sides. Many of these tracks (Jonesy, Hardin & York) have been known to collectors of Funky Breaks for years.
Miles Davis Quintet - Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5 (2016) {3CD Set Columbia-Legacy 88985357372 rec 1966-68}

Miles Davis Quintet - Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5 (2016) {3CD Set Columbia-Legacy 88985357372 rec 1966-68}
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© 1966-68, 2016 Columbia / Legacy / Sony Music | 88985357372
Jazz / Hard Bop / Modal Music / Trumpet

A 3CD box set collection chronicling Miles’ musical evolution in the studio from 1966-1968 working with his “second great quintet,” the latest edition in Columbia/Legacy’s acclaimed Miles Davis Bootleg Series provides an unprecedented look into the artist’s creative process, drawing on full session reels including all rehearsals, partial and alternate takes, extensive and fascinating studio conversation and more. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Miles Smiles, the groundbreaking second studio album from the Miles Davis Quintet–Miles Davis (trumpet), Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), Herbie Hancock (piano), Ron Carter (bass) and Tony Williams (drums)–this definitive new collection includes the master takes of performances which would appear on the Miles Smiles (1967), Nefertiti (1968) and Water Babies (recorded 1967, released 1976) albums alongside more than two hours worth of previously unreleased studio recordings from original sessions produced by Teo Macero (with the exception of “Fall,” produced by Howard A. Roberts).
VA - The World's Greatest Jazz Collection: Swing Time (2008) (100 CDs Box Set)

VA - The World's Greatest Jazz Collection: Swing Time (2008) (100 CDs Box Set)
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Genre: Jazz, Classic Jazz, Swing / Label: Membran

100 CDs provide you with the most exciting, most beautiful and most swinging recordings from this period. All-Star Swing groups with their most famous recordings. Mit Henry Allen, Roy Eldrige, Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Johnny Hodges, Benny Carter, Fats Waller, Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Red Norvo, Teddy Wilson, Buck Clayton, Django Reinhardt, Jack Teagarden, Rex Stewart, Chu Berry, Charlie Christian, Louis Armstrong u.a. 100-CD-Box with original recordings.
VA - The World's Greatest Jazz Collection: Classic Jazz (2008) (100 CDs Box Set)

VA - The World's Greatest Jazz Collection: Classic Jazz (2008) (100 CDs Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | 100 CDs, 114:43:33 min | 24,4 Gb | Covers -> 3,4 mb
Genre: Jazz / Label: Membran

Amazing 100 CD Set of containing a plethora of Classic Jazz tunes. New Orleans was the starting point of the collective improvisation. The Jazz for which the city on the Mississippi Delta was to become so famous for developed at the beginning of the 20th century.

Ralph Moore Quartet - 623 C Street (1987) {Criss Cross Jazz}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Nov. 10, 2017
Ralph Moore Quartet - 623 C Street (1987) {Criss Cross Jazz}

Ralph Moore Quartet - 623 C Street (1987) {Criss Cross Jazz}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC Image level 8 | Cue+Log | Full Scans 400dpi | 414MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 148MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop

For his second set as a leader, the focus is almost entirely on tenor saxophonist Ralph Moor, who switches to soprano on two of the six numbers. Accompanied by pianist David Kikoski, bassist Buster Williams and drummer Billy Hart, Moore performs group originals, Wayne Shorter's "Black Diamond" and Bud Powell's "Un Poco Loco." Displaying a tone on tenor similar to John Coltrane's, Moore's note choices are more original than his sound. A solid modern mainstream set.
Duke Ellington - Early Ellington: The Complete Brunswick and Vocalion Recordings 1926-1931 (1994) [3CD Set] {Decca Jazz}

Duke Ellington - Early Ellington: The Complete Brunswick and Vocalion Recordings 1926-1931 (1994) [3CD Set] {Decca Jazz}
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© 1994 Decca Jazz / MCA / GRP | GRD-3-640
Jazz / Big Band / Early Jazz / Swing

Duke Ellington recorded for Brunswick from 1926 to 1931, the period in which his great talent and great orchestra first flowered, whether the band was recording under his own name or such pseudonyms as the Washingtonians or the Jungle Band. The earliest recordings are highlighted by the presence of trumpeter Bubber Miley and trombonist "Tricky Sam" Nanton, whose brilliant work with plunger mutes for vocal effects did much to define the early sound–which, in turn, rapidly evolved and expanded with the additions of Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, and Cootie Williams. While the band's repertoire included many blues and popular songs, its distinctive identity emerges from early renditions of such trademark pieces as "East St. Louis Toodle-O," "Black and Tan Fantasy," "The Mooche," and "Mood Indigo." By the end of the period covered in this set, Ellington's ambitious later suites–some of them CD-length–are portended in the elegant extended composition "Creole Rhapsody," his clearly superior contribution to the symphonic jazz movement.

Jazz Magazine Hors-Série - février 2016  Magazines

Posted by Shor at Nov. 8, 2017
Jazz Magazine Hors-Série - février 2016

Jazz Magazine Hors-Série - février 2016
French | 116 pages | True PDF | 21.8 MB

Christophe Wallemme - Namaste (2006) {Bee Jazz Records Bee 016}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Nov. 4, 2017
Christophe Wallemme - Namaste (2006) {Bee Jazz Records Bee 016}

Christophe Wallemme - Namaste (2006) {Bee Jazz Records Bee 016}
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© 2006 Bee Jazz Records | Bee 016
Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Post Bop / Bass

The achievement of Namaste—and it is a genuine achievement—is also the achievement of Miles Davis's In a Silent Way (Columbia, 1969): namely, providing room to breathe in a crowded room of musicians—soloists all, not a big band. (On Miles's subsequent Bitches Brew (Columbia, 1969), in contrast, a crowded room of musicians was happy to sound like a hot and tumultuous marketplace.) Despite the carefully-crafted compositions and arrangements, it's that sumptuous but spacious sound fabric that is most remarkable about this record.