Author Archive: Your_SACD

Spyro Gyra – Good To Go-Go (2007) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Spyro Gyra - Good To Go-Go (2007) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Spyro Gyra – Good To Go-Go (2007) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 4.53 GB (ISO) + 3.78 GB (FLAC Mch) + 1.40 GB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Heads Up International | US | Cat#: HUSA 9127 | Genre: Fusion, Contemporary Jazz

Thirty-one years and 27 albums in (not including compilations), urban contemporary jazz unit Spyro Gyra are playing with the funky inspiration and clever melodic and rhythmic invention that have made them synonymous with the genre, but that they haven’t displayed on their own recordings for some time.Read More

Spyro Gyra – The Deep End (2004) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Spyro Gyra - The Deep End (2004) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Spyro Gyra – The Deep End (2004) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 4.41 GB (ISO) + 3.73 GB (FLAC Mch) + 1.35 GB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Heads Up International | US | Cat#: HUSA 9085 | Genre: Jazz, Smooth Jazz

With their third label release, the longtime contemporary jazz powerhouse ensemble led by fluid and funky sax legend Jay Beckenstein celebrates 30 years of a consistent mix of making instrumental pop hits and pushing the musical envelopes into fusion territory.Read More

Spyro Gyra – Wrapped In A Dream (2006) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Spyro Gyra - Wrapped In A Dream (2006) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Spyro Gyra – Wrapped In A Dream (2006) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | No Scans
Total Size: 3.96 GB (ISO) + 3.25 GB (FLAC Mch) + 1.22 GB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Heads Up International | US | Cat#: HUSA 9107 | Genre: Fusion, Smooth Jazz

The Buffalo-based instrumental ensemble is always credited for contributing to the pop, R&B, and jazz hybrid that eventually evolved into today’s smooth jazz — but happily, as the music in that genre has gotten slightly more predictable, Spyro Gyra have been rocking, rolling, and improvising in a lot of unexpected directions.Read More

Spyro Gyra – In Modern Times (2001) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Spyro Gyra - In Modern Times (2001) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Spyro Gyra – In Modern Times (2001) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 3.75 GB (ISO) + 3.29 GB (FLAC Mch) + 1.20 GB (FLAC Stereo)| 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Heads Up International | US | Cat#: HUSA 9061 | Genre: Smooth Jazz, Fusion

When you consider that 1979 was the year that launched Spyro Gyra onto the pop charts with their number one hit “Morning Dance,” for what was essentially a new style of jazz, their achievements seem all the more astounding. With the release of In Modern Times, the group commemorates 25 years of recording and a move to Heads Up International with this fresh, new collection.Read More

Art Tatum – Piano Starts Here: Live At The Shrine (2008) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Art Tatum - Piano Starts Here: Live At The Shrine (2008) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Art Tatum – Piano Starts Here: Live At The Shrine (2008) [Hi-Res SACD Rip]
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.73 GB (ISO) + 1.65 GB (FLAC Mch) + 1.36 GB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Sony Classical | US | Cat#: 88697-22218-2 | Genre: Swing

For many serious jazz fans, no pianist has ever approached the technical mastery of Art Tatum, though his virtuoso skills usually meant he was at his best unaccompanied. Many of his recordings from the 1930s and ’40s were limited by the deficiencies of recording methods at the time. Piano Starts Here, long considered one of Tatum’s definitive albums, combined four solos from a 1933 studio session (his first as a soloist, aside from a test pressing a year earlier), and a fabulous solo concert at the ShrineRead More

George Wallington Quintet – Jazz For The Carriage Trade (1956) [2014, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]

George Wallington Quintet - Jazz For The Carriage Trade (1956) [2014, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]

George Wallington Quintet – Jazz For The Carriage Trade (1956) [2014, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | No Scans
Total Size: 1.50 GB (ISO) + 638 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | US | Cat#: CPRJ 7032 SA | Genre: Bop

During 1956-57 trumpeter Donald Byrd and altoist Phil Woods (both important up-and-coming players) were regular members of pianist George Wallington’s quintet. For this CD reissue, bassist Teddy Kotick and drummer Art Taylor complete the group on a program that includes three standards (“Our Delight,” “Our Love Is Here to Stay” and “What’s New”), a pair of Woods originals (“Together We Wail” and “But George”) and Frank Foster’s “Foster Dulles.”Read More