Billie Holiday The Complete Verve Studio Master Takes

Louis Armstrong - The Complete Decca Studio Master Takes 1940-1949 (2000) {2CD Definitive Records DRCD11166}

Louis Armstrong - The Complete Decca Studio Master Takes 1940-1949 (2000) {2CD Definitive Records DRCD11166}
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© 1940-49, 2000 Definitive Records / Disconforme | DRCD11166 / DRCD11172
Jazz / Early Jazz / Big Band / Swing / Vocal Jazz / Trumpet

The 43 tracks that make up the first part of the The Complete Decca Studio Master Takes 1940-1949 of Louis Armstrong are remarkable not only for the outstanding performances they reflect, but for the many settings Armstrong recorded in during the era. While none of this material will come as a surprise to collectors, those who are starting to check out Armstrong's post-New Orleans period would do themselves a favor in scoping this collection because the Decca years, even more so than his long tenure with Verve, showcase Armstrong at the pinnacle of American popular music, and that that music happens to be jazz is even more revelatory.
Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959 (1992) [10CD Box Set] {Verve-PolyGram}

Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959 (1992) [10CD Box Set] {Verve-PolyGram}
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© 1992 Verve / PolyGram | 517 658-2
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Swing / Classic Female Blues / Traditional Pop

This is a rather incredible collection: ten CDs enclosed in a tight black box that includes every one of the recordings Verve owns of Billie Holiday, not only the many studio recordings of 1952-57 (which feature Lady Day joined by such jazz all-stars as trumpeters Charlie Shavers and Harry "Sweets" Edison, altoist Benny Carter, and the tenors of Flip Phillips, Paul Quinichette and Ben Webster). Also included are prime performances at Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts in 1945-1947, an enjoyable European gig from 1954, her "comeback" Carnegie Hall concert of 1956, Holiday's rather sad final studio album from 1959, and even lengthy tapes from two informal rehearsals. It's a perfect purchase for the true Billie Holiday fanatic.
Roy Eldridge - The Complete Verve Roy Eldridge Studio Sessions (2003) [7CD BoxSet] {Mosaic MD7-222} [repost]

Roy Eldridge - The Complete Verve Roy Eldridge Studio Sessions (2003) [7CD BoxSet] {Mosaic MD7-222}
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Genre: jazz | RAR 5% Rec. | Label: Mosaic / Verve | CAT # MD7-222 | 2003 | 24-bit remaster

7-disc CD box set from legendary trumpeter Roy Aldridge and the Verve Label. Includes his complete recordings 24-bit digitally remastered and booklet with rare photos. 2003 USA 102-track 7 CD set, each housed in its own jewel case with picture sleeve, and sleeve notes about the recordings. Chronicles the completes sessions for Verve recorded by Roy Eldridge across 7 CD's MD7-222. Limited Edition: 10000 copies. " The annals of jazz abound with nicknames: Satch, King, Pres, Lady, Count, Dizzy, Bird, Hawk, Rabbit, Lips, Fats, Curly, Slim, Slam. But only one musician was named for the music itself: Little Jazz–soon shortened to simply Jazz by Roy Eldridge's close friends. Norman Granz, who produced most of the sessions in this set, once wrote that he knew "no other musician whose playing better typifies the spirit of jazz than Roy Eldridge," and indeed Little Jazz was ALL jazz, from top to toe, the whole feisty five feet, six inches of him. Bristling with energy, "trying to outplay anybody, and outplay them my way," he was always ready to challenge all comers, but most of all, himself. "
Count Basie - The Complete Roulette Studio Recordings Of Count Basie & His Orchestra (1993) {10CD Box Set Mosaic MD10-149}

Count Basie - The Complete Roulette Studio Recordings Of Count Basie & His Orchestra (1993) {10CD Box Set Mosaic MD10-149}
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© 1957-62, 1993 Mosaic Records | MD10-149
Jazz / Big Band / Swing

Some of Count Basie's finest recordings were cut for the Roulette label during 1957-1962, and all of his studio performances are included on this massive Mosaic ten-CD boxed set. Among the classic former LPs that are reissued here are The Atomic Mr. Basie, Basie Plays Hefti, Chairman of the Board, Everyday I Have the Blues, and Kansas City Suite. With such soloists as trumpeters Thad Jones and Joe Newman, the tenors of Frank Foster and Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Frank Wess on alto and flute, vocals by Joe Williams, and the timeless arrangements of Neal Hefti, Thad Jones, Frank Foster, Ernie Wilkins, and Frank Wess among others, this essential (but unfortunately limited-edition) set features the second Count Basie Orchestra at its very best.
Tal Farlow – The Complete Verve Tal Farlow Sessions (2004) {7CD Box Set Mosaic MD7-224 rec 1951-1959}

Tal Farlow – The Complete Verve Tal Farlow Sessions (2004) {7CD Box Set Mosaic MD7-224 rec 1951-1959}
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© 1951-59, 2004 Mosaic Records / Verve / Universal | MD7-224
Jazz / Bop / Cool / Guitar

Tal Farlow, was an innovative self-taught jazz guitarist who influenced generations of guitarists following in his footsteps. Although some of his peak years as a recording artist occurred during his association with Verve between 1954 and 1959, relatively few of the tracks were available for decades until the release of this comprehensive Mosaic box set. The music is consistently brilliant, as the leader's solos seem to evolve effortlessly, often finding fresh ground in the many standards and classic jazz compositions performed in this set. Aside from the three opening tracks from Farlow's days as a member of vibraphonist Red Norvo's trio, the guitarist is the leader.
Billie Holiday - The Real... Billie Holiday, The Ultimate Collection (2011) 3 CDs

Billie Holiday - The Real… Billie Holiday, The Ultimate Collection (2011) 3 CDs
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Vocal Jazz, Swing, Vocal Pop, Standarts | Label: Columbia/Sony | # 88691900762

UK three CD collection from the influential Jazz vocalist. While her life may have been tragic, her music has remained an integral part of American Jazz history and is constantly discovered by a new generation or rediscovered year after a year. This three CD collection features 78 tracks including 'God Bless the Child', 'Pennies from Heaven', 'Gloomy Sunday' and many others.
Elvis Presley - Elvis Studio Sessions '56: The Complete Recordings (2017)

Elvis Presley - Elvis Studio Sessions '56: The Complete Recordings
Rock & Roll, Oldies | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 225:02 min | 528 MB
Label: Memphis Recording Service | Tracks: 90 | Rls.date: 2017

3CDs containing the complete archival studio master and session recordings of Elvis Presley in 1956 along with bonus interviews. All tracks have been remastered and restored.
Jimmy Smith - The Complete Verve Singles (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Jimmy Smith - The Complete Verve Singles (2016)
Jazz, Soul Jazz, Hard Bop | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz | 02:36:46 h | 3,84 Gb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: Verve Reissues | Tracks: 52 | Released: 2016

Jimmy Smith wasn't the first organ player in jazz, but no one had a greater influence with the instrument than he did; Smith coaxed a rich, grooving tone from the Hammond B-3, and his sound and style made him a top instrumentalist in the 1950s and '60s, while a number of rock and R&B keyboardists would learn valuable lessons from Smith's example.
Billie Holiday - The Ben Webster / Harry Edison Sessions (2009) 2CD [Re-Up]

Billie Holiday - The Ben Webster / Harry Edison Sessions (2009) 2CD
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Genre: Vocal Jazz, Swing, Easy Listening | Label: Lone Hill Jazz | # LHJ 10355 | Time: 02:34:06

The complete memorable recordings made by Billie Holiday in 1956-57 backed by a small group including Ben Webster, Harry Edison, Jimmy Rowles and Barney Kessel. A complete Holiday set recorded at Newport during the same period has been added as a bonus. Includes 16-page booklet.

Billie Holiday - The Essential Billie Holiday (2002)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at June 20, 2016
Billie Holiday - The Essential Billie Holiday (2002)

Billie Holiday - The Essential Billie Holiday (2002)
Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Blues | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 184 min | 438 MB
Label: Soho | Rel: 2002

The first popular jazz singer to move audiences with the intense, personal feeling of classic blues, Billie Holiday changed the art of American pop vocals forever. More than a half-century after her death, it's difficult to believe that prior to her emergence, jazz and pop singers were tied to the Tin Pan Alley tradition and rarely personalized their songs; only blues singers like Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey actually gave the impression they had lived through what they were singing. Billie Holiday's highly stylized reading of this blues tradition revolutionized traditional pop, ripping the decades-long tradition of song plugging in two by refusing to compromise her artistry for either the song or the band. She made clear her debts to Bessie Smith and Louis Armstrong (in her autobiography she admitted, "I always wanted Bessie's big sound and Pops' feeling"), but in truth her style was virtually her own, quite a shock in an age of interchangeable crooners and band singers.