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Gavin Bryars - A Man In A Room, Gambling (1998)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Jan. 9, 2018
Gavin Bryars - A Man In A Room, Gambling (1998)

Gavin Bryars - A Man In A Room, Gambling (1998)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:13:42 | 363 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Point Music | Catalog: 289 456 514-2

The five variations of the title piece find Bryars returning somewhat to the more overtly experimental, not to say whimsical, aspects of his earliest work. They take the form of brief instructions in the fine art of cardsharping, with musical accompaniment, to be broadcast over radio during unoccupied stretches of airtime.
Man - The Twang Dynasty (2014) {3CD Esoteric Deluxe Clamshell Boxset Edition ECLEC32455 rec 1992}

Man - The Twang Dynasty (2014) {3CD Esoteric Deluxe Clamshell Boxset Edition ECLEC32455 rec 1992}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.18 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 384 Mb
Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 26 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1992, 2014 Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red Records | ECLEC32455
Rock / Prog-Rock / Pub Rock / Hard Rock

Although Man had reformed in 1983 to perform live, The Twang Dynasty was Mans first studio record release in sixteen years. The album was a very strong comeback that stands alongside the bands work in the 1970s. Featuring a line-up of Micky Jones (Guitar, Vocals), Deke Leonard (Guitar, Vocals), Martin Ace (Bass, Vocals) and John Weathers (drums), The Twang Dynasty featured excellent material such as A Feather on the Scales of Justice, The Chinese Cut and The Wings of Mercury (dedicated to the late John Cipollina of Quicksilver Messenger Service who had performed with MAN). The deluxe set is newly re-mastered and features two additional CDs of Mans complete set at Glastonbury Festival on 25th June 1994, featuring many tracks from The Twang Dynasty, along with splendid performances of classic tracks such as CMon, Many Are Called, But Few Get Up, Bananas and Romain.

Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King - Fat Man's Shine Parlor (2015)  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 7, 2018
Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King - Fat Man's Shine Parlor (2015)

Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King - Fat Man's Shine Parlor (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 372 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 142 Mb | Scans included | 00:47:54
Modern Electric Texas Blues, Blues-Rock | Label: Blind Pig | # BPCD 5163

It is so cool to find an album that was cut by professional musicians that sound like they are having a blast and doing what they were born to do, and a perfect example of this is Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois King’s Fat Man’s Shine Parlor, a killer disc from their recent return to the venerable Blind Pig Records label!

Jaki Byard - Family Man (1978) {32 Jazz 32171 rel 1999}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Dec. 28, 2017
Jaki Byard - Family Man (1978) {32 Jazz 32171 rel 1999}

Jaki Byard - Family Man (1978) {32 Jazz 32171 rel 1999}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 220 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 96 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 14 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1978, 1999 32 Jazz | 32171
Jazz / Bop / Post Bop / Piano

Pianist Jaki Byard (who also plays a bit of tenor and alto) uses a trio/quartet on this Muse album consisting of bassist Major Holley (switching to tuba on one tune), drummer J.R. Mitchell (on the 17½-minute five-part "Family Suite") and drummer-percussionist Warren Smith. In addition to a two-song medley of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, Byard performs the episodic "Family Suite," this early theme "Just Rollin' Along," the eccentric "L.H. Gatewalk Rag" and the thoughtful "Ballad for Louise." A typically stimulating and eclectic program of music by Jaki Byard.

Ron Miles - I Am a Man (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 20, 2017
Ron Miles - I Am a Man (2017)

Ron Miles - I Am a Man (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, front cover | 319 MB
Label: Yellowbird – YEB-7776 | Tracks: 07 | Time: 57:02 min
Contemporary Jazz, Post-Bop

„I Am A Man“, Ron Miles's newest recording with Bill Frisell and Brian Blade, expands the trio to a quintet with the addition of pianist Jason Moran and bassist Thomas Morgan. The sublime interplay that distinguished the Circuit Rider trio recordings 'Quiver' (2012) and 'Circuit Rider' (2014), reaches new levels of inspired musical communication. Ron Miles 's lyrical and complex compositions provide the perfect framework for five masters who blur the boundaries of conventional soloing and accompanying in a constant ebb and flow marked by brilliant harmonizing and strokes of individual genius.
Ron Miles - I Am A Man (2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Ron Miles - I Am A Man (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 57:06 minutes | 1,25 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

'I am a Man', Ron Miles's newest recording with Bill Frisell and Brian Blade, expands the trio to a quintet with the addition of pianist Jason Moran and bassist Thomas Morgan. The sublime interplay that distinguished the Circuit Rider trio recordings 'Quiver' (2012) and 'Circuit Rider' (2014), reaches new levels of inspired musical communication. Ron Miles 's lyrical and complex compositions provide the perfect framework for five masters who blur the boundaries of conventional soloing and accompanying in a constant ebb and flow marked by brilliant harmonizing and strokes of individual genius.

Ron Miles - I Am A Man (2017)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Dec. 15, 2017
Ron Miles - I Am A Man (2017)

Ron Miles - I Am A Man (2017)
WEB FLAC (tracks) ~ 322.07 Mb | 57:06 | Cover
Contemporary Jazz, Post-Bop | Label: Yellowbird - YEB-7776

When two workers were killed by a malfunctioning garbage truck in Memphis in 1968, the flames of activism were rightly stoked. Sanitation workers fed up with poor working conditions and abuse of power poured into the streets wielding "I Am A Man" signs, making a principled stand that spoke not only to the situation at hand, but also to a broader struggle connected to the civil rights movement. That incident remains clearly fixed in cornetist Ron Miles' mind, standing out both for its place in history and for what the statement on those signs represents.
Aaron Diehl - The Bespoke Man's Narrative (2013) [DSD128 + Hi-Res FLAC]

Aaron Diehl - The Bespoke Man's Narrative (2013)
DSD128 (.dsf) 1 bit/5,6 MHz | Time - 63:50 minutes | 3,17 GB
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 63:50 minutes | 1,21 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

In fashion circles, the adjective “bespoke” denotes custom-made suits and shirts and signifies the person who designs and constructs them. On The Bespoke Man’s Narrative, pianist Aaron Diehl extrapolates this notion to matters of musical invention. The five originals and five arrangements comprising the programme were chosen specifically for Diehl's quartet of young all-stars: vibraphonist Warren Wolf, bassist David Wong and drummer Rodney Green.

Billy Joel - An Innocent Man (1983)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Nov. 24, 2017
Billy Joel - An Innocent Man (1983)

Billy Joel - An Innocent Man (1983)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 234 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 97 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 183 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Soft Rock, Pop Rock, Rock & Roll | CBS Records #466329 2

Recording The Nylon Curtain exhausted Billy Joel, and even though it had a pair of major hits, it didn't rival its predecessors in terms of sales. Since he labored so hard at the record, he decided it was time for a break – it was time to record an album just for fun. And that's how his homage to pre-Beatles pop, An Innocent Man, was conceived: it was designed as a breezy romp through the music of his childhood. Joel's grasp on history isn't remarkably astute – the opener "Easy Money" is a slice of Stax/Volt pop-soul, via the Blues Brothers (quite possibly the inspiration for the album), and the label didn't break the pop charts until well after the British Invasion…

Milt Hinton - Old Man Time (1990) 2CDs  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 20, 2017
Milt Hinton - Old Man Time (1990) 2CDs

Milt Hinton - Old Man Time (1990) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 734 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 342 Mb | Scans ~ 53 Mb
Classic Jazz, Swing | Label: Chiaroscuro | # CR(D) 310 | Time: 02:29:40

This double-CD set gave bassist Milt Hinton an opportunity to engage in reunions with many of his old friends from the 1930s. The seven sessions were compiled during a 12-month period and the results are often delightful. The opening "Old Man Time" is sung by Hinton himself, and it is both insightful and humorous. The other highlights include Joe Williams singing "Four or Five Times" (which features some very rare Flip Phillips clarinet), three bass guitar duets with Danny Barker, appearances by Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Clark Terry, Al Grey, Ralph Sutton, and the formation of a group called "The Survivors" that has guitarist Al Casey at age 75 being the youngest member; the latter band also includes 85-year-old trumpeter Doc Cheatham, Eddie Barefield, Buddy Tate and even Cab Calloway. A lot of storytelling takes place during the songs and, in addition to the 92½ minutes of music, there are two "Jazzspeaks." The 13-minute one features Hinton, Calloway, Cheatham and Barefield reminiscing about their experiences in the early days, while a marvelous 45-minute monologue by the bassist covers most of his long and productive life and is consistently fascinating. Highly recommended.