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Al Cohn - Overtones (1982)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Aug. 10, 2016
Al Cohn - Overtones (1982)

Al Cohn - Overtones (1982)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 39:38 min | 101 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Concord Jazz

As can be heard on this quintet set, tenor saxophonist Al Cohn's former "cool school" tone deepend during his later years and had become much more distinctive than it had been earlier. This set is special in that Cohn's backup group includes his son, the cool-toned guitarist Joe Cohn. Also providing fine support are pianist Hank Jones, bassist George Duvivier and drummer Akiri Tana. The quintet performs four of Al Cohn's originals (including "High on You" and the catchy "P-Town") plus Hank Jones' "Vignette," a couple of obscurities and Cole Porter's "I Love You." A typically excellent Al Cohn set. ~ Review by Scott Yanow

Dexter Gordon - Gordon's Gotham (1979)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at June 10, 2016
Dexter Gordon - Gordon's Gotham (1979)

Dexter Gordon - Gordon's Gotham (1979)
Jazz, Hard Bop | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 54 min | 124 MB
Label: Everest | Rel: 1979

This rare recording captures the legendary tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon live in concert at the Both/And Club in San Francisco in 1970. Featuring the great George Duke on piano, Donald Garrett on bass, and Oliver Johnson on drums. All selections newly remastered.
Dexter Gordon - Go! (1962) {1999, Reissue, Remastered, RVG Edition}

Dexter Gordon - Go! (1999)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 322 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 123 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Hard Bop, Saxophone | Blue Note #7243 4 98794 2 3
Remastered By Rudy Van Gelder

Go is the tenth studio album by jazz musician Dexter Gordon, recorded on August 27, 1962 and released in the same year on Blue Note. According to the liner notes by Ira Gitler, this session was "not recorded in a nightclub performance but, in its informal symmetry, it matches the relaxed atmosphere that the best of those made in that manner engender. Everyone was really together, in all the most positive meanings of that word." It was recorded by Rudy Van Gelder at the Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs. Since its release, Go has received very positive reviews from critics, with Allmusic giving it a five star rating. The album was re-released in March 1999 as part of Blue Note's RVG Series, produced by Michael Cuscuna.
Johnny Griffin & Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation (1968) {2014 Japan Studio Songs Remaster YZSO Series}

Johnny Griffin & Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation (1968) {2014 Japan Studio Songs Remaster YZSO Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 129 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 91 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 167 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2014 Studio Songs Japan | YZSO-10042 | Mono
Jazz / Hard Bop / Saxophone

Jazz Undulation is an exciting live album that captured tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin in an interesting and unusual setting. Bassist Jimmy Woode and drummer Kenny Clarke were frequent collaborators of Griffin's at the time, all three living in Europe and being members of the Clarke-Boland Big Band. Pianist Hampton Hawes was visiting Europe at the time, and probably just happened to meet them in Rome.

Al Cohn - You Will Know My Name (2015)  

Posted by mark70 at Dec. 13, 2015
Al Cohn - You Will Know My Name (2015)

Al Cohn - You Will Know My Name (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 77:23 min | 181 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Nagel Heyer Records

An excellent tenor saxophonist and a superior arranger/composer, Al Cohn was greatly admired by his fellow musicians. Early gigs included associations with Joe Marsala (1943), Georgie Auld, Boyd Raeburn (1946), Alvino Rey, and Buddy Rich (1947). But it was when he replaced Herbie Steward as one of the "Four Brothers" with Woody Herman's Second Herd (1948-1949) that Cohn began to make a strong impression.
Al Cohn - Rifftide (1987) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}

Al Cohn - Rifftide (1987) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 376 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 131 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 213 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2015 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6312
Jazz / Bop / Saxophone

Reissue with the latest remastering. Features original cover artwork. Comes with a descripton in Japanese. Although this recording of standards was made late in his career, tenor saxophonist Al Cohn was in peak form and clearly inspired by an excellent Dutch rhythm section. Cohn's very broad tone is much in evidence, as he runs through changes on tunes that he played innumerable times in his career. A distinct stylist, Cohn was never an innovator, but his lush, relaxed, carefully honed sound was perfect for the late nightclub atmosphere. Every solo was deliberately constructed, mixing just the right amounts of emotion and technique. You can hear Coleman Hawkins in his playing, but Cohn incorporated broad influences from the early history of bop. Pianist Rein de Graff is stunning throughout, and drummer Eric Ineke and bassist Koos Serierse add solid support.
Dexter Gordon - Daddy Plays The Horn (1955/1976/2013) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Dexter Gordon - Daddy Plays The Horn (1955/1976/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 41:57 minutes | 908 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Daddy Plays the Horn is a 1955 jazz album by saxophonist Dexter Gordon. The Billboard review stated that the album was "not too original, but it swings" and mentioned that Gordon played "some top-flight, Lester Young-inspired tenor here, with a more robust sound than that of the master or most of his other disciples".

Dexter Gordon - The Essential Dexter Gordon (2015)  

Posted by tomashass at June 11, 2015
Dexter Gordon - The Essential Dexter Gordon (2015)

Dexter Gordon - The Essential Dexter Gordon (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 02:37:39 | 361 MB
Genre: Jazz, Saxophone | Label: Columbia - Legacy

Dexter Gordon had such a colorful and eventful life (with three separate comebacks) that his story would make a great Hollywood movie. The top tenor saxophonist to emerge during the bop era and possessor of his own distinctive sound, Gordon sometimes was long-winded and quoted excessively from other songs, but he created a large body of superior work and could battle nearly anyone successfully at a jam session.
Dexter Gordon - The Resurgence Of Dexter Gordon (1960) {Jazzland OJCCD-929-2}

Dexter Gordon - The Resurgence Of Dexter Gordon (1960) {Jazzland OJCCD-929-2}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 249 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 95 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 7 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1997 Jazzland / OJC / Fantasy | OJCCD-929-2
Jazz / Bop / Saxophone

A play and an alto saxophonist pulled Dexter Gordon out of West Coast obscurity in 1960 and helped revive the bebop pioneer's career. The play was The Connection, which included a performing jazz band in its cast and inspired a classic original score from Freddie Redd as well as subsequent compositions by Kenny Drew, Cecil Payne, and Cecil Taylor. Gordon was the play's musical director in his hometown of Los Angeles, and some of Gordon's score is documented here. Cannonball Adderley produced the session (and many others for Riverside/Jazzland at the time).
Hank Mobley, Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Zoot Sims - Tenor Conclave (1956) [APO Remaster 2014] PS3 ISO + FLAC

Hank Mobley, Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Zoot Sims - Tenor Conclave (1956) [APO Remaster 2014]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 43:57 minutes | Scans included | 1,35 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 846 MB