Jazz

Chick Corea – The Spanish Heart Band – Antidote (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Chick Corea - The Spanish Heart Band - Antidote (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Chick Corea – The Spanish Heart Band – Antidote (2019) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz / CD-Format | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz / Hi-Res
Total Size: 439 MB (CD-Format) + 1.37 GB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Concord Jazz | Genre: Latin Jazz

Antidote is a completely forward-thinking album, yet its roots date to the 1960s, near the beginning of his career when he played in the bands of Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo. During this period, he encountered the great Latin bandleaders of the era including Machito, Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, and Eddie Palmieri. In 1972, he penned the iconic composition “Spain,” inspired by Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez. In 1976, Corea issued his milestone My Spanish Heart, that married fusion to Latin music.Read More

Norah Jones – Begin Again (2019) {WEB Hi-Res}

Norah Jones - Begin Again (2019) {WEB Hi-Res}

Norah Jones – Begin Again (2019) {WEB Hi-Res}
WEB Download | Hi-Res | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz
Total Size: 537 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Blue Note Records | Genre: Vocal Jazz

During 2018, Norah Jones concentrated her creative endeavors on a series of digital singles that found the singer/songwriter stretching herself stylistically. Usually, she pushed herself by teaming with new, unexpected collaborators, including Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy — a tactic that guaranteed a variety of sounds and songs, a practice put into sharp relief by the 2019 release of Begin Again.Read More

Bill Evans Trio – Portrait In Jazz (1960) {2019, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Bill Evans Trio - Portrait In Jazz (1960) {2019, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Bill Evans Trio – Portrait In Jazz (1960) {2019, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
2x Vinyl Rip | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 192kHz | CD-Format / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.79 GB (Hi-Res) + 442 MB (CD-Format) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL | UltraDisc One-Step | USA | Cat#: UD1S 2-009 | Genre: Jazz

The first of two studio albums by the Bill Evans-Scott LaFaro-Paul Motian trio (both of which preceded their famous engagement at the Village Vanguard), this Portrait in Jazz reissue contains some wondrous interplay, particularly between pianist Evans and bassist LaFaro, on the two versions of “Autumn Leaves.” Other than introducing Evans’ “Peri’s Scope,” the music is comprised of standards, but the influential interpretations were far from routine or predictable at the time. LaFaro and Motian were nearly equal partners with the pianist in the ensembles and their versions of such tunes as “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “When I Fall in Love,” and “Someday My Prince Will Come” (which preceded Miles Davis’ famous recording by a couple years) are full of subtle and surprising creativity. A gem.Read More

VA – Sony Super Audio CD – Ultimate Collection Volume 1 + Volume 2 (2001) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

VA - Sony Super Audio CD - Ultimate Collection Volume 1 + Volume 2 (2001) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

VA – Sony Super Audio CD – Ultimate Collection Volume 1 + Volume 2 (2001) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}
2x SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 6.65 GB (ISO) + 2.24 GB (FLAC Mch) + 2.02 GB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Sony Music Business Promotions | EU | Cat#: LSP9868412 | Genre: Pop, Jazz

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Lena Horne – Live On Broadway Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music (1981) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Lena Horne - Live On Broadway Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music (1981) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Lena Horne – Live On Broadway Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music (1981)
{1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

2x Vinyl Rip | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | CD-Format / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.09 GB (Hi-Res) + 593 MB (CD-Format) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Japan JVC Pressed | Cat#: MFSL 2-094 | Genre: Contemporary Jazz
Half-Speed Mastered

The success of Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, which opened at the Nederlander Theater on Broadway on May 12, 1981, and ran 333 performances, until June 30, 1982 (Horne’s 65th birthday) was a cumulative one. Horne had been performing in nightclubs, theaters, and casinos for 40 years, singing many of the same songs she sang at the Nederlander, but somehow the Broadway context and her perseverance combined to make this more than a glorified club act. Horne had the benefit of being an artist who had faced adversity (particularly, the vicissitudes of being an African-American star in Hollywood in the 1940s) and, if not triumphed, at least persisted, so that, as she reached her golden age, her struggles within the entertainment business could be seen as heroic. And, she was still at it, which made her, in the nomenclature of the time, a “survivor.”Read More

Woody Herman – The Fourth Herd (1960) {1995, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Woody Herman - The Fourth Herd (1960) {1995, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Woody Herman – The Fourth Herd (1960) {1995, MFSL Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
Vinyl Rip | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | CD-Format / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
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Total Size: 743 MB (Hi-Res) + 218 MB (CD-Format) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | USA | Cat#: MFSL 1-219 / ANADISQ 200™ | Genre: Big Band

Woodrow Charles Herman was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. Leading various groups called “The Herd”, Herman came to prominence in the late 1930s and was active until his death in 1987. His bands often played music that was cutting edge and experimental for its time; they received numerous Grammy nominations and awards.Read More