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Miles Davis – Porgy And Bess (1959) {2019, MFSL Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Miles Davis - Porgy And Bess (1959) {2019, MFSL Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Miles Davis – Porgy And Bess (1959) {2019, MFSL Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.06 GB (ISO) + 973 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2200 | Genre: Big Band, Modal

Tomes are available annotating the importance of this recording. The musical and social impact of Miles Davis, his collaborative efforts with Gil Evans, and in particular their reinvention of George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess are indeed profound. However, the most efficient method of extricating the rhetoric and opining is to experience the recording.Read More

Jackie McLean Quintet – Lights Out! (1956) {2013, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Jackie McLean Quintet - Lights Out! (1956) {2013, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Jackie McLean Quintet – Lights Out! (1956) {2013, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.87 GB (ISO) + 829 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | USA | Cat#: CPRJ 7035 SA | Genre: Jazz

Altoist Jackie McLean’s second session as a leader is reissued on this CD. The music that he makes with trumpeter Donald Byrd, pianist Elmo Hope, bassist Doug Watkins and drummer Art Taylor is essentially hard bop with fairly simple (or in some cases nonexistent) melody statements preceding two romps through the “I Got Rhythm” chord changes, a pair of blues, a thinly disguised “Embraceable You” and a straightforward version of “A Foggy Day.” Enjoyable if not really essential music from the up-and-coming altoist.Read More

Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman – Jackie’s Pal (1956) {2013, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman - Jackie's Pal (1956) {2013, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman – Jackie’s Pal (1956) {2013, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.70 GB (ISO) + 742 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | USA | Cat#: CPRJ 7068 SA | Genre: Hard Bop

Here was Bill Hardman, who he introduced into a quintet with Mal Waldron (piano), Paul Chambers (bass) and Philly Joe Jones (drums). Hardman’s hot breaking tone sounds a bit less forceful than on his (soon-to-be) later work with The Messengers, but it was already identifiable…Chambers has some exciting bowed spots, Mal Waldron was a bit bland and while Jones’ drumming fills the role, it missed the push Art Taylor’s drumming seemed to invite so often with McLean.Read More

Lou Donaldson – Blues Walk (1958) {2010, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Lou Donaldson - Blues Walk (1958) {2010, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Lou Donaldson – Blues Walk (1958) {2010, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.38 GB (ISO) + 649 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | USA | Cat#: CBNJ 81593 SA | Genre: Bop, Hard Bop

Lou Donaldson’s undisputed masterpiece, Blues Walk, marks the point where the altoist began to decisively modify his heavy Charlie Parker influence and add a smoky, bluesy flavor of his own. The material is still firmly in the bebop vein, and the mellower moments aren’t as sleepy as some of Donaldson’s subsequent work, so the album sounds vital and distinctive even as it slows down and loosens things up.Read More

The Three Sounds – Bottoms Up! (1959) {2010, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

The Three Sounds - Bottoms Up! (1959) {2010, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

The Three Sounds – Bottoms Up! (1959) {2010, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.60 GB (ISO) + 762 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | USA | Cat#: CBNJ 84014 SA | Genre: Hard Bop, Soul-Jazz

The second record by the Three Sounds (which, like too many of their recordings, has yet to be reissued on CD in the U.S.) features the increasingly popular group in prime form. Pianist Gene Harris, bassist Andy Simpkins and drummer Bill Dowdy are in top form performing their brand of funky jazz, which left plenty of room for inventive solos along with the percolating grooves. On this set, the trio plays seven standards (including “Besame Mucho,” “Love Walked In” and “I Could Write a Book”), plus the original “Jinne Lou.” Well worth searching for.Read More

Bob Dylan – Oh Mercy (1989) {2019, MFSL Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Bob Dylan - Oh Mercy (1989) {2019, MFSL Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Bob Dylan – Oh Mercy (1989) {2019, MFSL Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.56 GB (ISO) + 700 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2203 | Genre: Pop Rock

Oh Mercy was hailed as a comeback, not just because it had songs noticeably more meaningful than anything Bob Dylan had recently released, but because Daniel Lanois’ production gave it cohesion. There was cohesion on Empire Burlesque, of course, but that cohesion was a little too slick, a little too commercial, whereas this record was filled with atmospheric, hazy production — a sound as arty as most assumed the songs to be. And Dylan followed suit, giving Lanois significant songs — palpably social works, love songs, and poems — that seemed to connect with his past.Read More

Dream Theater – Distance Over Time (2019) {Limited Edition, 2CD + BD + DVD + Hi-Res}

Dream Theater - Distance Over Time (2019) {Limited Edition, 2CD + BD + DVD + Hi-Res}

Dream Theater – Distance Over Time (2019) {Limited Edition, 2CD + BD + DVD + Hi-Res}
EAC Rip | 2x CD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log
Blu-ray | MPEG-4 AVC Video | DTS-HD MA (5.1 / 24bit / 96kHz) | LPCM (2.0 & 5.1 / 24bit / 96kHz)
DVD | NTSC 16:9 (720×480) VBR | DTS (5.1 / 24bit / 96kHz) | LPCM (2.0 / 24bit / 96kHz) | AC-3 (5.1 & 2.0)
Hi-Res | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Full Scans Included
Total Size: 872 MB (CDs) + 21.9 GB (BD) + 7.13 GB (DVD) + 4.70 GB (Hi-Res Stereo/Mch) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Inside Out Music | EU | Cat#: IOMLTDCD 523, 19075917292 | Genre: Progressive Metal

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Keith Jarrett Trio – Standards Live (1986) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Keith Jarrett Trio - Standards Live (1986) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Keith Jarrett Trio – Standards Live (1986) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.27 GB (ISO) + 1.09 GB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: ECM Records | Japan | Cat#: PROZ-1105 | Genre: Jazz

Keith Jarrett’s Standards Trio spread their wings during live performance in as astute and dignified a manner as any group since the similarly sized Bill Evans ensembles of three decades prior. Bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Jack DeJohnette easily match the Evans bandmates Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian in terms of their telepathy, rhythmic savvy, harmonic ideas and supportive idealism.Read More

Keith Jarrett Trio – Changes (1984) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Keith Jarrett Trio - Changes (1984) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Keith Jarrett Trio – Changes (1984) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.56 GB (ISO) + 756 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: ECM Records | Japan | Cat#: PROZ-1104 | Genre: Contemporary Jazz

Unlike the other two Keith Jarrett trio recordings from January 1983, this collaboration with bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Jack DeJohnette does not feature standards. The trio performs the 30-minute “Flying” and a 6-minute “Prism,” both of them Jarrett originals. “Flying,” which has several sections, keeps one’s interest througout while the more concise “Prism” has a beautiful melody. It is a nice change to hear Jarrett (who normally plays unaccompanied) interacting with a trio of superb players.Read More

Stevie Nicks – Stand Back (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Stevie Nicks - Stand Back (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Stevie Nicks – Stand Back (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz / CD-Format | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz / Hi-Res
Total Size: 1.18 GB (CD-Format) + 3.89 GB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Rhino / Atlantic | Genre: Pop

Music from all eight of Nicks’ studio albums are included in the set, from Top 10 hits like “Stand Back” and “Talk To Me” to “The Dealer” from her latest, 2014’s 24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault. Those solo tracks are joined by Nicks’ memorable collaborations with other artists, including “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, “Leather And Lace” with Don Henley, “You’re Not The One” with Sheryl Crow, and “Beautiful People Beautiful Problems” with Lana Del Rey. Read More

Isao Tomita – Daphnis Et Chloe (1979) {2019, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Isao Tomita - Daphnis Et Chloe (1979) {2019, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Isao Tomita – Daphnis Et Chloe (1979) {2019, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel (4.0 Quad)
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.26 GB (ISO) + 939 MB (FLAC Stereo) + 1.94 GB (FLAC Mch) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Vocalion | UK | Cat#: CDSML 8554 | Genre: Electronic, Classical

Subtitled ‘The Ravel Album’, this album was also released in the USA as ‘Boléro’ with different packaging and a different running order. A 7″ and 12″ single of ‘Bolero’ (the tune) was released in the UK by popular demand in the light of the success of the movie “10” starring Bo Derek and Dudley Moore. It actually hit the Top 75! Tomita says that this is his favourite album. It was presented to his daughter on her marriage. His daughter’s name and that of her fianceé were written using grass in the picture of ‘Daphnis et Chloé’.Read More