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Eddie Bo and Chris Barber - The 1991 Sea-Saint Sessions (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Feb. 24, 2017
Eddie Bo and Chris Barber - The 1991 Sea-Saint Sessions (2017)

Eddie Bo and Chris Barber - The 1991 Sea-Saint Sessions (2017)
Blues, RnB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:01:58 | 145 MB
Label: The Last Music Company | Release Year: 2017

Edwin Joseph Bocage known as Eddie Bo was born in New Orleans on September 20th 1930. A singer and pianist schooled in jazz, he was best known for his blues, soul and funk output as a performer, arranger, composer and record producer in the city. Eddie worked with over forty different record labels in his time and incredibly, released more singles than anyone else from New Orleans except Fats Domino.
Gil Shaham, LSO, Andre Previn - Samuel Barber & Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concertos (1994)

Samuel Barber & Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concertos (1994)
Gil Shaham, violin; London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by André Previn

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 307 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 181 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 439 886-2 | Time: 01:01:10

This sparkling suite for violin and piano came into being when the composer had to adapt his incidental score for a production of Shakespeare's play to the impending absence of the chamber orchestral. The result is a brilliant piece for violin and piano, which the composer quickly released in a four-movement version. There are other recordings of the chamber orchestra suite in five-movements that duplicate only three of the movements of this version. Violinist Gil Shaham and pianist André Previn are ideal partners in this brilliant performance. The four movements allow Shaham to show four sides of his violinist's personality: He skips and plays in carefree fashion in the opening movement, indulges in the grotesquery and parody of the second, gets to play the romantic in the garden scene of the third movement, and dazzles with virtuosity in the final hornpipe. Previn's part is more than mere accompaniment; the piano often has a large part of the mood of the music and his contribution is, to use a word already employed here, ideal.
The Wealthy Barber: Everyone’s Commonsense Guide to Becoming Financially Independent [Audiobook]

The Wealthy Barber: Everyone’s Commonsense Guide to Becoming Financially Independent [Audiobook] by David Chilton
English | June 17th, 2011 | ASIN: B0056EH4JA | MP3@192 | 6 hrs 53 mins | 570.42 MB
Narrator: L. J. Ganser

A frequent guest on national TV and radio shows, David Chilton is widely praised for his ability to combine humor and common sense to show people the simplicity of sound financial planning. This updated edition of one of the biggest-selling financial-planning books will help you straighten out the complex twists and turns of personal finance on the road to monetary independence.
Roberta Alexander, Netherlands PO, Edo De Waart - Samuel Barber: Andromache; Cleopatra; Vanessa; Knoxville; Songs (1993)

Samuel Barber: Andromache; Cleopatra; Vanessa; Knoxville; Songs (1993)
Roberta Alexander, soprano; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Edo De Waart, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 256 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 160 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Etcetera | # KTC1145 | Time: 01:00:40

Roberta Alexander’s outstanding CD of vocal music by Samuel Barber demonstrates the soprano’s understanding of the composer’s musical language and emotional content … The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic plays very well under the tasteful leadership of Edo de Waart.
Lesley Barber - Manchester By The Sea (Original Soundtrack Album) (2016)

Lesley Barber - Manchester By The Sea (Original Soundtrack Album) (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks - 301 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 102 MB | 00:44:07
Soundtracks | Label: Milan Records | Release Year: 2016

After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, Kenneth Lonergan’s acclaimed new film Manchester by the Sea is finally opening in US theaters. Over the course of its 9-month festival circuit run, the film has become an audience & press favorite and a hot contender for awards season. Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is a brooding, irritable loner who works as a handyman for a Boston apartment block. One damp winter day he gets a call summoning him to his hometown, north of the city. His brother’s heart has given out suddenly, and he’s been named guardian to his 16-year-old nephew.

Patricia Barber - Verse (2002) [MFSL UDSACD 2027] Repost  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 24, 2016
Patricia Barber - Verse (2002) [MFSL UDSACD 2027] Repost

Patricia Barber - Verse (2002)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2005 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDSACD 2027 | ~ 294 or 138 Mb | Scans Included
Jazz, Post Bop, Contemporary Jazz, Vocal

Pianist/vocalist Patricia Barber is the Alanis Morissette of the jazz world. Her serpentine, poetic songs teeter between deftly witty and awkwardly Latinate. Each album is more ambitious than the last, taking her deeper into avant-garde territory both lyrically and instrumentally. Verse is no exception…
Polyphony, Stephen Layton - American Polyphony: Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Thompson (2015)

Polyphony, Stephen Layton - American Polyphony: Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Thompson (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 354 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 179 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Hyperion | # CDA67929 | Time: 01:14:08

An all-too-rare new recording from Polyphony and Stephen Layton presents highlights from the choral repertoire by four twentieth-century American giants: Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Randall Thompson. Framed by Thompson’s understated favourites Alleluia and Fare Well, the programme includes Bernstein’s Missa brevis, Copland’s early set of four motets, and—of course—Barber’s inimitable Agnus Dei.

Patricia Barber - Smash (2013) {MFSL}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Aug. 30, 2016
Patricia Barber - Smash (2013) {MFSL}

Patricia Barber - Smash (2013) {MFSL}
EAC 1.1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 248MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 143MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Vocal Jazz

Patricia Barber is a crack jazz pianist, an innovative composer, a singular vocal stylist, and among the most original lyricists/song-poets to come down the pipe in 40 years. Her use of metaphor and metonymy is woven inextricably into her trademark melodies, which create mental and sonic images that evoke insight and emotion. Smash, Barber's debut for Concord, is comprised of original material performed by an excellent band that includes guitarist John Kregor, bassist Larry Kohut, and drummer Jon Deitemyer.

Patricia Barber - Modern Cool (1998)  Music

Posted by Designol at March 14, 2016
Patricia Barber - Modern Cool (1998)

Patricia Barber - Modern Cool (1998)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 399 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 173 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Vocal Jazz | Label: Premonition Records/Blue Note | # 7243 5 21811 2 4 | Time: 01:07:47

Chicago pianist and vocalist Patricia Barber is making lots of ears burn. Her torch song touch speaks volumes to jazz vocal fanatics, but she has an adventuresome side that speaks likewise to fans of woollier jazz. Barber's vocal delivery is swaggering and burnished, always angling against oddball time signatures and often dropping weird lyrical science. From e.e. cummings poems, Barber moves into prescient observations on our society: "For company in the 21st century," she sings, "I go to the club, talk through the show / I'm so hip there's nothing about jazz / That I don't know." Trumpeter Dave Douglas and guitarist John McLean add a sharp edge, and the Choral Thunder Vocal Choir give Modern Cool soul-drenched dynamics that push the CD into the realm of instant classics.

Patricia Barber - A Distortion of Love (1992)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Nov. 26, 2015
Patricia Barber - A Distortion of Love (1992)

Patricia Barber - A Distortion of Love (1992)
XLD Rip | Tracks (Cue & Log) ~ 320 mb | MP3 320 kbps CBR ~ 167 mb | Scans included | 59 min
Jazz, Vocal Jazz | Label: Antilles | Rel: 1992

I inherited this when a friend died a while back. With very few exceptions, I'm not a fan of modern (read post big band) jazz, and this isn't one of those exceptions. I do, however, find it interesting that one of the songs included here is "My Girl," an early big hit by The Temptations and written by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White (one of the Miracles). This is her second release, and I guess she's a pretty important artist since five of her 12 releases (not including comps) have also been issued by MFSL.