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Art Farmer-Benny Golson Jazztet - Here And Now (1962) Japanese Remastered 2002 [Re-Up]

Art Farmer-Benny Golson Jazztet - Here And Now (1962) Japanese Remastered 2002
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 306 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 128 Mb | Scans included
Bop, Hard Bop, Cool | Label: Mercury/Victor | # UCCM-9100 | Time: 00:44:02

The Jazztet had been in existence for two years when they recorded what would be their final LPs, Here and Now and 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. It is remarkable to think that this talent-filled group wasn't, for some reason, snapped up to record even more albums together. Highlights of their excellent out-of-print LP include Ray Bryant's "Tonk," "Whisper Not," "Just in Time," and Thelonious Monk's "Ruby My Dear." A classic if short-lived hard bop group.
Benny Goodman, Edmond Hall - Steamin' And Beamin' [Recorded 1935-1945] (2003)

Benny Goodman, Edmond Hall - Steamin' And Beamin' [Recorded 1935-1945] (2003)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 426 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 324 MB | Covers - 21 MB
Genre: Jazz, Swing, Big Band | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: History (20.1969-HI)

The future "King of Swing", Benjamin David Goodman, was born on the 30th May, in Chicago, Illinois. He was the son of Jewish immigrants and grew up with 11 brothers and sisters. Benny Goodman learned to play the clarinet in a synagogue and took his first steps as a musician on the pleasure boats on the nearby Lake Michigan.
He worked for several years from the middle of the Twenties with Ben Pollack, but also played with several other bands. Goodman met the well-known music producer John Hammond in 1933, and was persuaded by Hammond to form his first big-band…

Benny Goodman and His Orchestra - 1931-1933 (1993)  Music

Posted by gribovar at March 2, 2018
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra - 1931-1933 (1993)

Benny Goodman and His Orchestra - 1931-1933 (1993)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 234 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 162 MB | Covers (3 MB) included
Genre: Jazz, Big Band | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Classics Records (CLASSICS 719)

The first half of this chronological release of Benny Goodman's 1931-1933 recordings is comprised of dance band performances from 1931 - 12 selections with vocals from Paul Small, Smith Ballew, and Dick Robertson that have little to recommend them except excellent musicianship. The jazz content is pretty low and even Goodman is not heard from much. This is from the era when the clarinetist earned his employment as a studio musician. The final ten numbers are from 1933 and are of greater interest. Trombonist/singer Jack Teagarden is well featured on six songs, Billie Holiday makes her hesitant recording debut on "Your Mother's Son-in-Law" and "Riffin' the Scotch," and there are some fine solos along the way by both Jack and Charlie Teagarden, pianist Joe Sullivan, and Goodman. This is still Benny Goodman pre-history, for he would not attempt to lead a big band until 1934.
Helen Forrest - The Complete Helen Forrest With Benny Goodman (3CD) (2001)

Helen Forrest - The Complete Helen Forrest With Benny Goodman (3CD) (2001)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 571 Mb | 2:50:21 | Scans included
Big Band, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz | Country: USA | Label: Collector's Choice/Sony - A3 053840

Appearing with Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, and Harry James during the late '30s and early '40s, Helen Forrest became one of the most popular swing era singers – even vocal authority Mel Tormé named her his favorite, male or female. Though her voice wasn't quite as clear as Doris Day's, Forrest was an excellent interpreter, and her sweet vocals proved a solid foil for the Benny Goodman band during 1940 and half of 1941. Collectors' Choice compiled her complete appearances with Goodman on three discs, though they're hardly overloaded at 55 tracks total. The package makes for a lot of great material, including her biggest hits while there, "How High the Moon" and "I Can't Love You Any More (Any More Than I Do)," the latter recorded with top swing guitarist Charlie Christian. Also featured is a previously unreleased track featuring Goodman's own competent vocal (reminiscent of Hoagy Carmichael) on "Jenny."

Benny Goodman - Benny In Brussels (1958/1989)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Feb. 2, 2018
Benny Goodman - Benny In Brussels (1958/1989)

Benny Goodman - Benny In Brussels (1958/1989)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 425.46 Mb | 1:09:39 | Scans included
Swing, Big Band | Country: USA | Label: CBS - 462957 2

Benjamin David Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing". In the mid-1930s, Goodman led one of the most popular musical groups in the United States. His concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City on January 16, 1938 is described by critic Bruce Eder as "the single most important jazz or popular music concert in history: jazz's 'coming out' party to the world of 'respectable' music." Goodman's bands launched the careers of many major jazz artists. During an era of racial segregation, he led one of the first well-known integrated jazz groups. Goodman performed nearly to the end of his life while exploring an interest in classical music.
Charlie Christian with The Benny Goodman Sextet - Solo Flight - Live! (2014) {Phoenix Records 131606 rec 1939-1941}

Charlie Christian with The Benny Goodman Sextet - Solo Flight - Live! (2014) {Phoenix Records 131606 rec 1939-1941}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 252 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 171 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 109 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1939-41, 2014 Phoenix Records | 131606
Jazz / Swing / Bop / Electric Guitar / Clarinet

This release features some of the best live recordings by the celebrated Benny Goodman Sextet featuring the legendary Charlie Christian. Taken from rare radio broadcasts, they present the magic of Christians guitar during his short-lived three year music career, before he succumbed to tuberculosis in early 1942. As a bonus, this edition presents four tracks taken from a jam session at Minneapolis Harlem Breakfast Club, presenting the Jerry Jerome Quartet with Charlie Christian on electric guitar (including extended solos), Frankie Hines on piano and the great Oscar Pettiford on bass (no drums).

Benny Golson - Stockholm Sojourn (1965) {1997 OJC} **[RE-UP]**  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Nov. 29, 2017
Benny Golson - Stockholm Sojourn (1965) {1997 OJC} **[RE-UP]**

Benny Golson - Stockholm Sojourn (1965) {1997 OJC}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 189 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 98 mb
Genre: jazz

Stockholm Sojourn is the 1965 album by Benny Golden & The International Jazz Orchestra. Originally released on Prestige, this was walased as part of the Original Jazz Classics (OJC) series by Fantasy Jazz in 1997.

Benny Goodman - Live At Basin Street Volume 2 (1988)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Oct. 30, 2017
Benny Goodman - Live At Basin Street Volume 2 (1988)

Benny Goodman - Live At Basin Street Volume 2 (1988)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 335.24 Mb + 23.49 Mb (Scans) | 1:01:54
Swing | Country: USA | Label: Musicmasters ‎– CIJ60156z

The second CD to be compiled from the valuable tapes that Benny Goodman willed to Yale features one of his strongest groups from the '50s, a septet with trumpeter Ruby Braff, tenorman Paul Quinichette and pianist Teddy Wilson. Recorded at the same period as a Book-of-the-Month collection but not duplicating any of the performances, Benny Goodman is heard in top form, clearly inspired by his younger colleagues. Many of the songs are fairly typical of his veteran repertoire but they sound fresh and different in this setting, making this one of the stronger entries in this valuable series.

Benny Green - These Are Soulful Days (1999) {Blue Note}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Oct. 17, 2017
Benny Green - These Are Soulful Days (1999) {Blue Note}

Benny Green - These Are Soulful Days (1999) {Blue Note}
EAC 1.3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 211MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 137MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Post Bop

As part of Blue Note's 60th anniversary gala, Benny Green was invited to record a selection of his favorite tunes from the label's venerable catalog. Green picked eight songs previously recorded by the likes of Horace Silver, Lee Morgan, Joe Henderson, and Dexter Gordon, then he recruited bassist Christian McBride and guitarist Russell Malone. Together, they recorded These Are Soulful Days, a splendid tribute to the glory days of Blue Note, when excellent hard bop musicians ruled the roster. Like the classic albums from the late '50s and early '60s, These Are Soulful Days clocks in at an economical 45 minutes and feels intimate. All eight songs were recorded directly to two-track, giving the music an immediate, vibrant feel.
Benny Golson - New Time, New 'Tet (2009) {Concord Music Group 0888072311213}

Benny Golson - New Time, New 'Tet (2009) {Concord Music Group 0888072311213}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 440 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 165 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 247 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2009 Concord Music Group | 0888072311213
Jazz / Hard Bop / Post-Bop / Mainstream Jazz / Saxophone

At age eighty, tenor saxophonist, composer and band leader Benny Golson is still going strong, and although he experienced a few lean years, is very much a force on the modern mainstream jazz scene in the years of the 2000s. He has revived the spirit of his original Jazztet, co-founded with the late trumpeter Art Farmer, on several occasions since the ensemble was originally founded in 1959. This edition features a strong front line of Golson, trumpeter Eddie Henderson, and trombonist Steve Davis, players from different generations who completely understand the hard and post-bop language. The rhythm section is even more delicious, with pianist Mike LeDonne, peerless bassist Buster Williams, and younger drummer Carl Allen working together in the best sense of that ideal.