Alan Shorter

Wayne Shorter - The Hi-Res Album Collection (8 Releases) Combined RE-UP

Wayne Shorter - The Hi-Res Album Collection (8 Releases)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 334:05 minutes | ~ 12,6 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover(s)

Wayne Shorter is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Many of Shorter's compositions have become jazz standards, and his output has earned worldwide recognition, critical praise and various commendations, including 10 Grammy Awards. Shorter first came to wide prominence in the late 1950s as a member of, and eventually primary composer for, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. In the 1960s, he went on to join Miles Davis's Second Great Quintet, and from there he co-founded the jazz fusion band Weather Report. He has recorded over 20 albums as a bandleader. The New York Times has described Shorter as "probably jazz's greatest living small-group composer and a contender for greatest living improviser".
Wayne Shorter - The All Seeing Eye (1965/2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Wayne Shorter - The All Seeing Eye (1965/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 44:34 minutes | 1,73 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Considered by many fans and critics alike to be Wayne Shorter finest album, The All Seeing Eye is a fabulous spiritual study which could be building blocks for his future projects such as Weather Report. Originally released in 1965 and continues to be revered and praised The All Seeing Eye featured an incredible line up of young talent that would turn into legends of the jazz scene. The title track and "Genesis" being standouts from the session; but also the album features Wayne Shorter's brother Alan on flugelhorn on the phenomenal final track "Mephistopheles." The piece was also written by Alan. The All Seeing Eye was another of a large selection of albums Shorter would record in a short and highly prolific time period.
Wayne Shorter - The All Seeing Eye (1965) [RVG Edition, 1999] Repost

Wayne Shorter - The All Seeing Eye (1965) [RVG Edition, 1999]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Tracks+Cue+Log | 275 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 112 Mb | Scans | Time: 44:22
Genre: Jazz, Free Jazz, Post-Bop | Label: Blue Note/Capitol | Cat.№: 7243 5 24543 2 7

The All Seeing Eye is the ninth jazz album by saxophonist Wayne Shorter, recorded on October 15, 1965, and released on the Blue Note label as BLP 4219 and BST 84219. The album features performances by Shorter with Freddie Hubbard, Grachan Moncur III, James Spaulding, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Joe Chambers with Shorter's brother Alan Shorter guesting on one track. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states: "it is clear from the start that the music on this CD reissue is not basic bop and blues… the dramatic selections, and their brand of controlled freedom has plenty of subtle surprises. This is stimulating music that still sounds fresh over three decades later".

Alan Mistero - Volume 16  Comics

Posted by Mendose at Feb. 24, 2017
Alan Mistero - Volume 16

Alan Mistero - Volume 16
Italian | CBR | 21 pages | 19.1 MB
The Language of the Unknown - A Film about the Wayne Shorter Quartet (2014) [Bluray]

The Language of the Unknown - A Film about the Wayne Shorter Quartet (2014)
Bluray | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC 16998 kbps / 1920*1080i / 29,970 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1 | 21.27 GB
Audio: English LPCM 2.0 / 48 kHz / 2304 kbps / 24-bit | Length: 00:56:56 (documentary) + 01:32:42 (concert)
Jazz, Documentary | Uploadable/Uploaded/Freakshare
Alan Gilbert, New York Philharmonic, Thomas Hampson - Passion & Pain: Haydn, Adams, Schubert & Berg (2010) [24bit/96kHz]

Alan Gilbert, New York Philharmonic, Thomas Hampson - Passion & Pain: Haydn, Adams, Schubert & Berg (2010)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96kHz | Time - 80:11 minutes | 1,54 GB
Official Digital Download - Source: HDTracks.com | Digital booklet

In September 2009 Alan Gilbert began his tenure as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, the first native New Yorker to hold the post. Passion & Pain: Adams, Haydn & Schubert is one of four individual performances produced and distributed by the New York Philharmonic and personally selected by Alan Gilbert for commercial release during his inaugural season with the Philharmonic.
Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil (1964/2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil (1964/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 42:04 minutes | 1,31 GB
Official Digital Download - Source: | Digital booklet

Music legend Wayne Shorter has composed some of music’s most memorable tunes. His seminal classic, Speak No Evil, features guest appearances by heavyweights Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard and Elvin Jones. This evocative listen with its subtle layers features a series of long tones allowing for rich harmonies to develop. Showcasing his compositional ingenuity, the album’s title track has become a staple in the jazz repertoire. Influencing countless musicians that followed, Speak No Evil was one of Shorter’s finest solo efforts and is essential for any collection.

Handel - Ezio (Alan Curtis) [2009]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Feb. 25, 2017
Handel - Ezio (Alan Curtis) [2009]

Handel - Ezio (Alan Curtis) [2009]
Classical | Archiv Produktion 289 477 8073 | TT: 67.56+61.08+57.45 | EAC (FLAC, cue, log) | Covers | 907 Mb

Alan Curtis continues his exemplary series of Handel operas for Archiv with Ezio, a 1732 work that has received few modern productions. Its initial limited success and failure to generate much interest until the late twentieth century may have to do with its length (over three hours), its preponderance of recitatives, and the composer's reluctance to use the voices together in ensembles, so that the entire opera, until the final chorus, consists of solo singing. Handel's gift for astute psychological insight and distinctive musical characterization is evident throughout the score, and the recitatives, which are necessary for explicating Metastasio's convoluted plot, are not a problem when they are performed with as much vivid dramatic realism as they are here.

L'Univers des super heros DC par Alan Moore  Comics

Posted by Lebedev30 at Feb. 23, 2017
L'Univers des super heros DC par Alan Moore

L'Univers des super heros DC par Alan Moore
Français | CBR | 185 pages | 131.5 MB

Handel - Radamisto (Alan Curtis) [2005]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Feb. 17, 2017
Handel - Radamisto (Alan Curtis) [2005]

Handel - Radamisto (Alan Curtis) [2005]
Classical | Virgin 7243 5 45673 2 | TT: 61.01+65.25+50.36 | EAC (FLAC, cue, log) | Covers | 760 Mb

Joyce Di Donato and Maite Beaumont are outstanding as the devoted couple tormented by Tiridate’s abuse of power. Their flexible and agile voices are ideally displayed in the opening scenes of Act 2 – Beaumont’s sublime ‘Quando mai’ followed by Di Donato’s powerful ‘Ombra cara’. Patrizia Ciofi is suited to the moods of the Tiridate’s long-suffering wife. Dominique Labelle is the most rounded and ideally equipped Handel soprano in the cast: the music effortlessly trips off her tongue in ‘Mirerò quel vago volto’… Alan Curtis directs with superb pace and judgement. He is a successful advocate for Handel’s first version of Radamisto, although in Act 3 he uses two pieces from the second version for dramatic reasons. I wonder how Polissena’s original climactic aria ‘Sposo ingrato’ might sound instead of the exclamatory ‘Barbiro, partirò’, but I cannot fault Curtis’s decision to opt for the more dynamic later aria. Il Complesso Barocco play neatly and sympathetically support the singers. The orchestra avoids forcing rhetorical effects too much but I wish it had mined the textural richness in Handel’s score a little deeper. However, this enjoyable performance lacks nothing essential in theatrical impact and musical drive. (David Vickers, Gramophone)