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Benny Green - Happiness! (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Aug. 19, 2017
Benny Green - Happiness! (2017)

Benny Green - Happiness!
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, front cover | 50:07 min | 347 MB
Label: Sunnyside Communications – SSC 1485 | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017
Jazz

2017 release. Some of Green's best work has been in the trio format, historically a configuration that has been one of the most popular in the advancement of jazz. The ensemble featured here is made up of bassist David Wong and drummer Rodney Green. Benny Green has been performing at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center for more than 35 years. He was introduced to the stage while in the ensembles of Betty Carter and Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. Since then, Green has tried to make a point of playing the Northern California venue yearly. Begun as a non-profit and festival in 1975, Kuumbwa has maintained a steady presence in the jazz world as one of the premier jazz venues in the United States.
Benny Goodman - The Complete Capitol Small Group Recordings Of Benny Goodman 1944-1955 (1993) {4CD Mosaic MD4-148}

Benny Goodman - The Complete Capitol Small Group Recordings Of Benny Goodman 1944-1955 (1993) {4CD Mosaic MD4-148}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.12 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 575 Mb
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© 1944-1955, 1993 Capitol Records / Mosaic Records | MD4-148
Jazz / Swing / Bop / Bebop / Clarinet

Benny Goodman took some stylistic chances during his 11-year tenure with Capitol. He listened closely to, then flirted with, bebop during this time, not altering his own swing-based playing but inserting it into a bop framework. He also played traditional swing in various small groups. The sessions covered on this most recent Mosaic four-disc (six-album) set were originally issued on a number of 10" and 12" albums, as well as the CDs BG in Hi Fi and The Benny Goodman Story, a Japanese issue.

Chris Rea - Whatever Happened To Benny Santini? (1978)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Feb. 22, 2017
Chris Rea - Whatever Happened To Benny Santini? (1978)

Chris Rea - Whatever Happened To Benny Santini? (1978)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Magnet/eastWest, 2292-42368-2 | ~ 236 or 90 Mb | Scans(png) -> 39 Mb
Blues Rock / Soft Rock

Though he had already cut a single, "So Much Love," for Magnet Records in 1975, this was Chris Rea's first full-length album. While "So Much Love" had basically disappeared quickly upon its release, the song "Fool (If You Think It's Over)" from Whatever Happened to Benny Santini? became his largest hit, especially in the U.S., where it was nominated for a Grammy (though it didn't win)…
Benny Golson & Eric Gale - Tune In Turn On - To The Hippest Commercials Of The Sixties (1967)

Benny Golson & Eric Gale - Tune In Turn On - To The Hippest Commercials Of The Sixties (1967)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Front cover only | 188 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 75 mb
Jazz, Easy Listening | Label: Verve - 314 559 793-2

Tune In, Turn On (subtitled To the Hippest Commercials of the Sixties) is an album by Benny Golson featuring music from television advertisements recorded in 1967 and released on the Verve label.

Benny Golson - Terminal 1 (2004)  Music

Posted by JET 1 at Jan. 24, 2017
Benny Golson - Terminal 1 (2004)

Benny Golson - Terminal 1 (2004)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 448 MB | Covers Included
Genre: Jazz, Hard Bop | Label: Concord Jazz | Catalog Number: n/a

Tying in with his cameo appearance in Steven Spielberg's film The Terminal, saxophonist Benny Golson returns with Terminal 1. Featuring more of his sophisticated and swinging tunes, the album finds Golson in top form on some of his best compositions in years. Joining him on the front line here are esteemed trumpeter Eddie Henderson, deft pianist Mike LeDonne, bassist Buster Williams, and drummer Carl Allen. The title track is a mid-'60s-sounding angular piece designed to bring to mind the hustle of airports. Similarly engaging is the gorgeous ballad "Park Avenue Petite," which allows for some burnished melodicism from Henderson. It is also nice to hear Golson and company dig into the under-recorded standard "Cherry." Calling to mind the best Blue Note-era recordings, Terminal 1 is one flight of fancy not to be missed.
Art Farmer-Benny Golson Jazztet - Here And Now (1962) {1998, Limited Edition, Remastered}

Art Farmer-Benny Golson Jazztet - Here And Now (1962) {1998, Limited Edition, Remastered}
EAC Rip | WV (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 308 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 121 Mb
Scans (PNG, 300 dpi) ~ 203 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Hard Bop | Verve Records #314 558 052-2

The Jazztet had been in existence for two years when they recorded what would be their final LPs, this date plus Another Git Together. The personnel (other than the two co-leaders flugelhornist Art Farmer and tenor-saxophonist Benny Golson) had completely changed since 1960 but the group sound was the same. The 1962 version of the Jazztet included trombonist Grachan Moncur III, pianist Harold Mabern, bassist Herbie Lewis and drummer Roy McCurdy and it is remarkable to think that this talent-filled group could not find enough jobs in order to stay together…
Benny Carter - 4 Albums From The MusicMasters Catalogue - Set 2 (1990-95) {4CD Set Nimbus Records rel 2011}

Benny Carter - 4 Albums From The MusicMasters Catalogue - Set 2 (1990-95) {4CD Set Nimbus Records rel 2011}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.42 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 664 Mb
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© 1990-95, 2011 MusicMasters / Wyastone Estate / Nimbus Records | NI 2741/44
Jazz / Bop / Jazz Blues / Post Bop / Mainstream Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Saxophone

Benny Carter's MusicMasters catalogue turned up some fine sessions in which colleagues included Clark Terry, Hank Jones, and Doc Cheatham, among a raft of musicians - for the stellar singers, see the end of this review. The recordings, made in various locations, span the years 1990-95 and reveal the altoist seemingly unruffled by the reach of Time, still spinning some sublime and harmonically darting lines as if for the first time.

The Antipodes of the Mind  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by alt_f4 at Jan. 28, 2016
The Antipodes of the Mind

The Antipodes of the Mind: Charting the Phenomenology of the Ayahuasca Experience [Repost]

The Antipodes of the Mind: Charting the Phenomenology of the Ayahuasca Experience by Benny Shanon
English | Jan. 23, 2003 | ISBN: 0199252939, 0199252920 | 487 Pages | PDF | 126 MB

This is a pioneering cognitive psychological study of Ayahuasca, a plant-based Amazonian psychotropic brew. Benny Shanon presents a comprehensive charting of the various facets of the special state of mind induced by Ayahuasca, and analyzes them from a cognitive psychological perspective.
Benny Goodman - The Complete RCA Victor Small Group Recordings (1935-39) [3CD Set] {1997 BMG Remaster}

Benny Goodman - The Complete RCA Victor Small Group Recordings (1935-39) [3CD Set] {1997 BMG Remaster}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 857 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 496 Mb
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© 1997 RCA Victor / BMG Music | 09026-68764-2
Jazz / Swing / Jazz Quartet / Clarinet

Benny Goodman's formidable work in front of the big band made him one of the world's most popular musicians, but his work with these "chamber jazz" groups made him one of the world's most respected musicians. Louis Armstrong's Hot Five and Jimmie Noone's Apex Club band, to name two, had prospered in the 1920s as small groups playing traditional New Orleans-style fare, but until Goodman's forays beginning in 1935, the small band had been limited to blues, Dixieland, and the group improvisations of the New Orleans style. Goodman applied the small-group concept to the steady 4/4 rhythm and the repertoire (mostly standards) of swing. Instead of being dance music, this small-group swing showcased the individual and collective talent of the musicians involved–and the talent and telekinetic interplay of these men were considerable to say the least.
Buddy DeFranco - I Hear Benny Goodman & Artie Shaw, Vol. 2 (1957) [2CD] {2007 Lone Hill Jazz Remaster}

Buddy DeFranco - I Hear Benny Goodman & Artie Shaw, Vol. 2 (1957) [2CD] {2007 Lone Hill Jazz Remaster}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 452 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 241 Mb
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© 2007 Lone Hill Jazz / Verve | LHJ 10281
Jazz / Bop / Clarinet

5 complete LPs presented on 2 companion volumes! Featuring Carl Perkins, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel and Don Fagerquist! Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw were among the most famous and beloved figures in swing music both as clarinet soloists and orchestra conductors. They were still very active musically in 1957, when Buddy De Franco decided to record a series of sessions paying homage to them. Thirty-five performances were recorded (including four medleys containing three songs each) in four extended sessions made on four consecutive days and with two different groups (guitarist Barney Kessel, however, is present on most of the tracks).