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Elvin Jones - The Ultimate (1968) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81086 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)

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Elvin Jones - The Ultimate (1968) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81086 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)

Elvin Jones - The Ultimate (1968) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81086 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 215 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 87 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 235 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit 192 kHz remaster
© 1968, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81086
Jazz / Hard Bop / Post Bop / Drums

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. An incredible trio album – not just for the powerful drums of the great Elvin Jones, but also for amazing work on reeds by a young Joe Farrell! Farrell's in his pre-CTI years here, and really lets loose in the space of the album's open setting – a trio that just features Jones on drums and Jimmy Garrison on bass – soaring to the skies on these freewheeling solos on tenor, soprano sax, and even a bit of flute – all played with the kind of creative fire that we always find in Joe's best records! The album's a great illustration of the fresh directions that Elvin Jones was taking after the passing of John Coltrane – and the whole thing sparks with fire and brilliance – on bold tracks that include "In The Truth", "What Is This", "Sometimes Joe", and "Ascendant".

Tony Bennett - MTV Unplugged (1994) {Columbia CK 66214}

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Tony Bennett - MTV Unplugged (1994) {Columbia CK 66214}

Tony Bennett - MTV Unplugged (1994) {Columbia CK 66214}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 395 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 149 Mb
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© 1994 Columbia / MTV / Sony Music | CK 66214
Jazz / Vocal Jazz

Of course, Tony Bennett never was "plugged in," so the concept here is redundant, but what the hell. It's been a while since a Tony Bennett live album, and he's always terrific in concert. Certainly, he is here, singing 22 pop standards, including many of his hits and many other songs he's made his own. Elvis Costello and k.d. lang drop by, but they're feeding off Bennett's energy and star power, not the other way around. The album may be part of a successful marketing plan, but forget that and revel in the singing of a masterful song interpreter still, after 40 years, at the top of his game.

Miles Davis - In Person Friday Night At The Blackhawk Vol.1 (1961) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series}

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Miles Davis - In Person Friday Night At The Blackhawk Vol.1 (1961) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series}

Miles Davis - In Person Friday Night At The Blackhawk, San Francisco Vol.1 (1961) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 3963}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 416 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 146 Mb
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© 1961, 2014 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICP 3963
Jazz / Cool / Bop / Hard Bop / Trumpet

Reissue with latest remastering. Comes with new liner notes. The first of two sets recorded during a weekend in 1961 features the Miles Davis Quintet at a period of time when Hank Mobley was on tenor and the rhythm section was comprised of pianist Wynton Kelly, bassist Paul Chambers, and drummer Jimmy Cobb. What is most remarkable is the way Kelly fits into this particular blend of the Miles band. Kelly's interplay with Chambers is especially brilliant, because his sense of blues phrasing inside counterpoint harmony is edgy and large, with left-hand chords in the middle register rather than sharp right-hand runs to accentuate choruses.

Peggy Lee - Let's Do It: 20 Great Songs (1997)

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Peggy Lee - Let's Do It: 20 Great Songs (1997)

Peggy Lee - Let's Do It: 20 Great Songs (1997)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 277 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 137 Mb | Scans included | 00:58:45
Vocal Jazz, Swing, Vocal Pop, Standarts | Label: Music Digital/Delta Music | # CD 6102

A prolific singer, remembered as one of the greatest pop song stylists alongside Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan. Peggy Lee's alluring tone, distinctive delivery, breadth of material, and ability to write many of her own songs made her one of the most captivating artists of the vocal era, from her breakthrough on the Benny Goodman hit "Why Don't You Do Right" to her many solo successes, singles including "Mañana," "Lover" and "Fever" that showed her bewitching vocal power, a balance between sultry swing and impeccable musicianship.

Sarah Vaughan - At Mister Kelly's - Complete Version (1957) {Emarcy Japan, 32JD-10080, Early Press rel 1987}

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Sarah Vaughan - At Mister Kelly's - Complete Version (1957) {Emarcy Japan, 32JD-10080, Early Press rel 1987}

Sarah Vaughan - At Mister Kelly's - Complete Version (1957) {Emarcy Japan, 32JD-10080, Early Press rel 1987}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 396 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 175 Mb
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© 1957, 1987 Emarcy Japan | 32JD-10080
Jazz / Vocal Jazz

During the mid-'50s, Sarah Vaughan spent most of her time recording songbook standards backed by a large orchestra in florid arrangements, with only the occasional breath of fresh air like her masterpiece, 1954's Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown. Four years after that milestone, another landed with the live album At Mister Kelly's. Recorded quite early in the days of the live LP, the album captured Vaughan at her best and most relaxed, stretching out on a set of late-night torch songs and ballads.

Louis Armstrong - The Complete Town Hall Concert (1947) {2CD 2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4005~6}

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Louis Armstrong - The Complete Town Hall Concert (1947) {2CD 2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4005~6}

Louis Armstrong - The Complete Town Hall Concert (1947) {2CD 2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4005~6}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 346 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 189 Mb
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© 1947, 2014 RCA / Sony Music Japan | SICP 4005~6 | Mono
Jazz / Classic Jazz / Early Jazz / New Orleans Jazz / Swing

Reissue with latest 2014 DSD remastering. Comes with liner notes. One of the key turning points of Louis Armstrong's career occurred at the Town Hall concert fully documented on this two-CD set, a reissue of the earlier two-LP release. Armstrong, who had been leading a big band for 18 years, was showcased with some musical friends who were all very complementary players (including trombonist Jack Teagarden, clarinetist Peanuts Hucko and cornetist Bobby Hackett), and the results were so exciting that Armstrong soon broke up his orchestra to form a similar all-star sextet.

Miles Davis and Milt Jackson - Quintet / Sextet (1955) {2013 Japan Prestige 7000 Chronicle SHM-CD HR Cutting Series UCCO-5234}

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Miles Davis and Milt Jackson - Quintet / Sextet (1955) {2013 Japan Prestige 7000 Chronicle SHM-CD HR Cutting Series UCCO-5234}

Miles Davis and Milt Jackson - Quintet / Sextet (1955) {2013 Japan Prestige 7000 Chronicle SHM-CD HR Cutting Series UCCO-5234}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 126 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 74 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 294 Mb | 5% repair rar | DSD / HR Cutting Remaster
© 1955, 2013 Prestige / Concord / Universal Japan | UCCO-5234
Jazz / Bop / Cool / Hard Bop / Trumpet / Vibes

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest DSD / HR Cutting remastering. Comes with a description. Features the original LP designs. Less heralded than their collaboration with Thelonious Monk (as documented on Bags' Groove and Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants), this August 5, 1955 session with vibraphonist Milt Jackson was Davis' last all-star collaboration before the formation of his first classic quintet. It marked a farewell to an older generation of acolytes and fellow travelers; Davis was entering a new era of leadership and international stardom, and generally he would only record with his working groups.

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Evolution (2016) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-1057}

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Dr. Lonnie Smith - Evolution (2016) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-1057}

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Evolution (2016) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-1057}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 415 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 149 Mb
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© 2016 Blue Note / Universal Music Japan | UCCQ-1057
Jazz / Jazz Funk / Soul Jazz / Post Bop / Organ

Dr. Lonnie Smith brings an album with SHM-CD format. On Evolution, Dr. Lonnie Smith returns to the Blue Note Records label with a unique project that enhances his legacy as one of the premier masters of modern music. With three new Smith originals (“For Heaven’s Sake”, “African Suite” and “Talk About This”) and exciting new arrangements of tunes such as Monk’s “Straight No Chaser”, “Play It Back” and “Afrodesia,” The Good Doctor and his cast offer plenty of surprises and invention along with a serious groove.

Lou Rawls with Les McCann Ltd. - Stormy Monday (1962) {Blue Note Records CDP 7 91441 2 rel 1990}

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Lou Rawls with Les McCann Ltd. - Stormy Monday (1962) {Blue Note Records CDP 7 91441 2 rel 1990}

Lou Rawls with Les McCann Ltd. - Stormy Monday (1962) {Blue Note Records CDP 7 91441 2 rel 1990}
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© 1962, 1990 Blue Note Records | CDP 7 91441 2
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / R&B / Soul Jazz

Lou Rawls has had a long and commercially successful career mostly singing soul, R&B, and pop music. Originally a gospel singer, Rawls' first album as a leader features him performing soulful standards backed by the Les McCann Trio. Few of the songs have been under-recorded through the years, but they sound fresh and lively when sung by Rawls; highlights include "Stormy Monday," "In the Evening," and "I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water." Pianist McCann gets a generous amount of solo space, and the reissue has three bonus tracks. This is still Rawls' definitive recording in the jazz idiom, cut before he went on to more lucrative areas.

VA - Crooners And Swooners (2CD, 2018)

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VA - Crooners And Swooners (2CD, 2018)

VA - Crooners And Swooners (2CD, 2018)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 2:32:11 | 353 Mb
Genre: Pop, Jazz / Label: Sony Music

CROONERS & SWOONERS celebrates the greatest artists and songs of yesteryear. The album features 50 timeless classics from legendary singers, such as Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Doris Day and Dionne Warwick as well as contemporary artists, such as Michael Buble, Diana Krall, and more. Great times, great music when Cool was born!

Wayne Shorter - Odyssey Of Iska (1970) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81071 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)

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Wayne Shorter - Odyssey Of Iska (1970) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81071 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)

Wayne Shorter - Odyssey Of Iska (1970) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81071 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 272 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 94 Mb
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© 1970, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81071
Jazz / Post Bop / Saxophone

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. Odyssey of Iska was the outcome of the second recording session with Shorter that was produced by Duke Pearson (Nevertheless Moto Grosso Feio was issued not until 1974.) Despite Ron Carter there was a completely different line-up, although with a similar instrumentation: beside Shorter on saxophones there was no further reed or horn, also no keyboards, but a guitarist, two double bass players (Carter plays also cello on the prior session) and two, respectively four musicians on various percussion instruments including marimba and vibraphone.

Benny Bailey - Big Brass (1960) {Candid CCD79011 rel 1989}

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Benny Bailey - Big Brass (1960) {Candid CCD79011 rel 1989}

Benny Bailey - Big Brass (1960) {Candid CCD79011 rel 1989}
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© 1960, 1989 Candid Productions | CCD 79011
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Trumpet

Big Brass marks one of trumpeter Benny Bailey's earliest efforts as a leader, but it is also one of the best releases of his career. Joined by an all-star septet including Phil Woods, Julius Watkins, and Les Spann in the front line, plus a rhythm section consisting of Tommy Flanagan, Buddy Catlett, and Art Taylor, Bailey and his musicians shine in their interpretations of charts by Quincy Jones, Hale Smith, Oliver Nelson, and Tom McIntosh.

Duke Pearson - Now Hear This (1968) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81064 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)

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Duke Pearson - Now Hear This (1968) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81064 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)

Duke Pearson - Now Hear This (1968) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81064 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 278 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 103 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 327 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit 192 kHz remaster
© 1968, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81064
Jazz / Hard Bop / Progressive Jazz / Piano

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. Duke Pearson returned to a big band setting for Now Hear This!, once again proving his agility and inventiveness as an arranger and leader. Working with a larger band than before – the total number of musicians weighs in at 17 – Pearson nevertheless keeps things clean and uncluttered. His compositions, as well as the songs he covers, cover a broad range of emotions, styles, and tonal colors, with lush ballads taking the center stage. Even if much of this music is beautiful, Pearson's arrangements take chances and are unconventional, which means it rewards close listening as well.

Dr. Lonnie Smith - The Healer (2012) {Pilgrimage PCD001}

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Dr. Lonnie Smith - The Healer (2012) {Pilgrimage PCD001}

Dr. Lonnie Smith - The Healer (2012) {Pilgrimage PCD001}
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© 2012 Pilgrimage Productions | PCD001
Jazz / Hammond B-3 / Soul Jazz

The great B3 organ master and conjurer of sound, Doctor Lonnie Smith, has made some great studio recordings, but he'll be the first to tell you that his music needs to be experienced live. The release of his brand new live recording The Healer marks the Doctor's first live recording since his landmark 1970 album Live At Club Mozambique. It showcases the great bandleader reinventing the possibilities of sound along with two young stars - guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg and drummer Jamire Williams. The Healer puts the listener front row center at a wild ride of a show that seamlessly blends jazz, fusion, hip hop, world music, and of course the B3 funk that Doc helped create. It also marks the launch of Pilgrimage Records, the good doctor's new completely artist controlled record label.

Stan Getz - Stan Getz Quartets +5 (1950) {2013 Japan Prestige 7000 Chronicle SHM-CD HR Cutting Series UCCO-5202}

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Stan Getz - Stan Getz Quartets +5 (1950) {2013 Japan Prestige 7000 Chronicle SHM-CD HR Cutting Series UCCO-5202}

Stan Getz - Stan Getz Quartets +5 (1950) {2013 Japan Prestige 7000 Chronicle SHM-CD HR Cutting Series UCCO-5202}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 161 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 122 Mb | Cover | 5% repair rar | DSD / HR Cutting Remaster
© 1950, 2013 Prestige / Concord / Universal Japan | UCCO-5202 | Mono | PRLP 7002
Jazz / Cool / West Coast Jazz / Tenor Saxophone

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest DSD / HR Cutting remastering. Comes with a description. Features the original LP designs. After gaining initial fame with Woody Herman's band, Stan Getz went solo in the late '40s, hitting his zenith during the bossa nova craze of the early '60s. Before scoring with "Girl From Ipanema," though, Getz established himself with a slew of fine dates for Prestige and Verve, including this one from 1950. At the time, Getz's cool, Lester Young-inspired sound was becoming more distinct and harmonically varied, featuring the beautifully mellifluous tone he would soon turn into his trademark.