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The Modern Jazz Quartet - The Last Concert Vol.1 (1974) {2014 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27936}

The Modern Jazz Quartet - The Last Concert Vol.1 (1974) {2014 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27936}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 300 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 111 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 130 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1974, 2014 Atlantic / Warner Japan / Rhino | WPCR-27936 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Cool / Third Stream

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. Not really the last concert ever from the Modern Jazz Quartet – but a set that seemed so at the time, given that the group went their separate ways for a number of years! The record's got the combo in really top form – very much back to the basics of their early time on Atlantic Records, with a sublime focus on that unique sound that no other group like this could match.
Miles Davis - European Tour '56 with The Modern Jazz Quartet & Lester Young (2006) {Definitive DRCD11294}

Miles Davis - European Tour '56 with The Modern Jazz Quartet & Lester Young (2006) {Definitive DRCD11294}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 257 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 161 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 176 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1956, 2006 Definitive Records / Disconforme | DRCD11294
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Cool / Trumpet

This fascinating release comprises live recordings made at the end of 1956, when Miles accepted an offer to tour Europe with a formation called the Birdland All Stars, which also included Lester Young and the Modern Jazz Quartet, along with European musicians such as pianist René Urtréger, bassist Pierre Michelot and drummer Christian Garros. We have here the one and only existing evidence of Miles playing with Lester Young and with the MJQ. It also presents a rare occasion to find Miles playing as the sole horn in a quartet format.
Samba Trio - Tristeza (1982) {2016 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series CDSOL-6434}

Samba Trio - Tristeza (1982) {2016 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series CDSOL-6434}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 252 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 102 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 270 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1982, 2016 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6434
Jazz / Latin Jazz / Samba Jazz / Bossa Nova / Brazilian Traditions

Reissue with the latest remastering and the original cover artwork. Comes with a description written in Japanese. This is a fun quartet playing a very nice combination of Bossa-Samba-Jazz. Their version (Chick de Ipanema) has a fantastic incidental combination of two of the most amazing Bossa songs of all times in the same song; Girl from Ipanema and Summer Samba in a smooth and subtle way that will blow you away. Their other renditions to Bossa classics are amazing. Check them out, you'll love them.
Richard "Groove" Holmes - After Hours (1962) {1996 Pacific Jazz/Blue Note}

Richard "Groove" Holmes - After Hours (1962) {1996 Pacific Jazz/Blue Note}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 386 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 145 mb
Genre: jazz

After Hours is the 1962 album by American jazz organized Richard Holmes, who was also known as Richard "Groove" Holmes or simply Groove Holmes. Originally released by Pacific Jazz, this was remastered and reissued in association with Blue Note in a different order than the original LP. Its bonus tracks are songs from the 1966 album Tell It Like It Is, although the songs were recorded around the same time the songs on After Hours were.
Vijay Iyer & Rudresh Mahanthappa - Raw Materials (2006) {Savoy Jazz}

Vijay Iyer & Rudresh Mahanthappa - Raw Materials (2006) {Savoy Jazz}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 347 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 189 mb
Genre: jazz

Raw Materials is the 2006 collaborative album between pianist Vijay Iyer and saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa. This was released through Savoy Jazz.
Duke Ellington - The Great London Concerts (1993) {1994 Jazz Heritage}

Duke Ellington - The Great London Concerts (1993) {1994 Jazz Heritage}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 371 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 156 mb
Genre: jazz, big band

The Great London Concerts is the 1993 album by Duke Ellington. It consists of previously unreleased recordings of Ellington and his band in London, England in 1963 and 1964. This is a pressing from 1994 released by Jazz Heritage, different from the 1999 pressing done by Jazz Heritage Society, at least graphically speaking.
Cecilia Sanchietti Jazz Project - Circle Time (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Cecilia Sanchietti Jazz Project - Circle Time (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 50:56 minutes | 1,02 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

“Circle Time” in humanistic psychology is a working group methodology, which makes use of alternative communication techniques. Participants are disposed in a circle setting and are all at the same level. The circle is a space of discover, debate, exchange, with no judgments or mistakes. It allows a communitarian and cooperative dialogue, where participants’ emotions are protected and taken into consideration and the outcomes represent the personality of each one.

VA - Esquire's All-American Hot Jazz Sessions (1988)  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 23, 2017
VA - Esquire's All-American Hot Jazz Sessions (1988)

VA - Esquire's All-American Hot Jazz Sessions (1988)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 234 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 166 Mb | Scans included
Classic Jazz, Swing | Label: Bluebird/RCA/BMG | # 6757-2-RB | Time: 01:07:07

This exciting CD has 20 diverse performances that were originally produced by Leonard Feather for the Victor label during 1946-47. The first eight selections feature various versions of Esquire's All-American Award Winners and have some unique combinations of musicians. "Long Long Journey" was the first record to match together Duke Ellington (who verbally introduces the song) and Louis Armstrong, and on "Snafu" Armstrong takes a surprisingly modern solo that hints at bebop. Trumpeter Charlie Shavers creates a remarkable improvisation on "The One That Got Away," ltoist Johnny Hodges plays beautifully on "Gone with the Wind" and other key players include tenor saxophonist Don Byas, trumpeter Buck Clayton, trombonist J.J. Johnson and tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins. In addition, there are selections featuring trombonist Jack Teagarden, the 52nd Street All-Stars (with Shavers, Hawkins and tenorman Allan Eager), the tenor of Lucky Thompson, trumpeter Neal Hefti, altoist Benny Carter, singer Mildred Bailey and solo piano records by Art Tatum and Erroll Garner. The mid-to-late '40s were a particularly rich period for jazz and this highly recommended CD is filled with gems.
Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis - Big Band Holidays (2015) **[RE-UP]**

Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis - Big Band Holidays (2015)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 341 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 139 mb
Genre: jazz, big band

Big Band Holidays is a 2015 CD by The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, featuring Wynton Marsalis. Some of the musicians joining him include Chris Crenshaw, Vincent Gardner, Elliot Mason, Kenny Rampton, Ted Nash, Victor Goines, Paul Nedzela, and many more.

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}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 261 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 146 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 11 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 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.