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Coleman Hawkins – The Hawk Flies High (1957) {2006, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Coleman Hawkins - The Hawk Flies High (1957) {2006, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Coleman Hawkins – The Hawk Flies High (1957) {2006, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 121 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.58 GB (SACD-ISO) + 423 MB (SACD-FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL Ultraisc UHR | USA | Cat#: USACD 2030 | Genre: …

Coleman Hawkins’ 1957 session for Riverside, aside from an oral documentary record in a short-lived series, was his only recording for the label under his name. Yet producer Orrin Keepnews had the good sense to invite the legendary tenor saxophonist to pick his own musicians, and Hawkins surprised him by asking for young boppers J.J. Johnson and Idrees Sulieman in addition to the potent rhythm section of Hank Jones, Oscar Pettiford, Barry Galbraith, and Jo Jones.Read More