Chris Speed Trio - Platinum On Tap (2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

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Chris Speed Trio - Platinum On Tap (2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Chris Speed Trio - Platinum On Tap (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 45:16 minutes | 938 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

"Platinum on Tap" sees the Chris Speed Trio present paired back original compositions that channel pure Jazz bearing the influence of musicians such as Lester Young, making for a refreshingly classic yet totally contemporary offering.

This release by Chris Speed's excellent trio with drummer Dave King and bassist Chris Tordini is in many ways Speed's most fully developed and personal work to date. Since arriving in New York in the early 1990's, he has become one of the most vital improvising musicians on the scene through work that has always ranged widely, moving from a jazz base out through various forms of folk, classical and rock music. With the formation of this trio Speed has reversed course: moving from these outer explorations back into something that is unquestionably jazz. What is most striking about this record is that the early jazz influences are now fully center stage. Instead of being one of a number of competing musical influences, some kind of feeling of the aesthetic of Lester Young is now at the center of everything. At a time when many jazz players are continuing to look further and further outside the tradition, this is a group returning from other explorations to work deep within the jazz tradition, bringing everything else they've learned back in. The resulting music is joyful and generous and Speed has an uncanny knack for coming up with tunes that can create a whole world behind an often catchy melodic surface.

Tracklist:

01 - Red Hook Nights
02 - Arrival High
03 - Buffalo 15
04 - Crossface Cradle
05 - Pretty Much
06 - Crooked Teeth
07 - Platinum on Tap
08 - Stardust
09 - Torking
10 - Spirits

Recorded live at Brooklyn Recording on March 3, 2016.
Mastered in March 2017 at HM Mastering Minneapolis.

Musicians:
Chris Speed - Tenor Saxophone
Chris Tordini - Acoustic Bass
Dave King - Drums

Analyzed: Chris Speed Trio / Platinum on Tap
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR10 -1.50 dB -16.10 dB 4:18 01-Red Hook Nights
DR7 -1.50 dB -9.59 dB 6:51 02-Arrival High
DR8 -1.50 dB -11.22 dB 4:32 03-Buffalo 15
DR8 -1.50 dB -11.51 dB 5:29 04-Crossface Cradle
DR9 -1.50 dB -12.15 dB 4:27 05-Pretty Much
DR7 -1.50 dB -10.05 dB 3:52 06-Crooked Teeth
DR9 -1.50 dB -11.93 dB 3:50 07-Platinum on Tap
DR12 -1.50 dB -16.82 dB 5:31 08-Stardust
DR7 -1.50 dB -10.56 dB 3:44 09-Torking
DR8 -1.50 dB -11.29 dB 2:41 10-Spirits
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Number of tracks: 10
Official DR value: DR9

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2801 kbps
Codec: FLAC
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