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2017/02/24

Patti Bown - Plays Big Piano! (1959)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 37:16 | Size: 85.69 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
Side 1
1. Nothin' But The Truth
Written-By – Patti Bown
2. It Might As Well Be Spring
Written-By – Hammerstein II - Rodgers
3. Waltz De Funk
Written-By – Patti Bown
4. I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
Written-By – Hammerstein II - Rodgers
5. Head Shakin'
Written-By – Patti Bown

Side 2
1. G'won Train
Written-By – Patti Bown
2. Sunshine Cake
Written-By – J. Burke - J. Van Heusen
3. Give Me The Simple Live
Written-By – H. Ruby, R. Bloom
4. I Didn't Always Know What Time It Was
Written-By – Hart - Rodgers
5. Always True To You In My Fashion
Written-By – Cole Porter

Recorded in New York City, September 27 & October 8 & 27, 1959.

Bass – Joe Benjamin
Drums – Ed Shaughnessy
Piano – Patti Bown
 
Patti Bown (July 26, 1931, Seattle, Washington – March 21, 2008, Media, Pennsylvania) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and singer.

In the late Fifties, musicians returning to New York from Seattle, Washington, brought back stories about a young pianist with a sound all her owna swinging performer who impressed every traveling band to hit town; undoubtedly someone to watch out for.

One of the most vocal and enthusiastic heralds of this new talent was the celebrated arranger Quincy Jones, also from Seattle. It was he who, given the opportunity of assembling his own band for the Harold Arlen Show, Free and Easy, finally brought her to New York late in 1959 to work as pianist with his band during their European tour.

But it was a discerning record industry man, George Painkin, who brought an acetate test record of her playing to Columbia. The impact was powerful, convincing and immediate. She was signed there and then and Plays Big Piano, is the magnificent resulting album. It confirmed what musicians said about her. She had what jazz players call time. The beat is always there, not vaguely implied; its explicitly heard and felt on every track of this album, including the ballads, and especially in the four Bown original blues and gospel-based compositions. Quincy Joness judgement is thoroughly vindicated on every track.
 

Les Brown And His Band Of Renown - Dance To South Pacific (1958)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 34:38 | Size: 78.15 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
01. Honey Bun
02. Happy Talk
03. Some Enchanted Evening
04. The Loneliness of Evening
05. A Wonderful Guy
06. Bloody Mary
07. Bali Ha'i
08. Dites-Moi
09. Younger Than Springtime
10. This Nearly Was Mine
11. There Is Nothin' Like a Dame
12. I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
 

Joe Newman Quintet - At Count Basie's (1961)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 38:59 | Size: 99.56 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1 Caravan (Tizol, Ellington, Mills)
2 Love is Here to Stay (From "Goldwynn Follies") (Gershwin, Gershwin)
3 Someone To Love (Warren)
4 The Midgets (Newman)
5 On Green Dolphin Street (Kaper, Washington)
6 Wednesday's Blues (Newman)

Personnel
Joe Newman - tp
Oliver Nelson - ts
Lloyd Mayers - p
Art Davis - b
Ed Shaughnessy - dr


Recorded at Count Basie's Club, New York City ; 1961

Label:Mercury
 
After two long stints with Count Basie's band, esteemed trumpeter Joe Newman put together his own quintet. And where did his new group choose to unveil itself? At Joe's famous ex-boss's New York City nightclub! Joe, Oliver Nelson, Ed Shaughnessy and the band play Caravan; On Green Dolphin Street; Please Send Me Someone to Love , and more. 1961 recording.
 

Herb Ellis - Ellis In Wonderland (1956)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 36:15 | Size: 80.50 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
01. Sweetheart Blues
02. Somebody Loves Me
03. It Could Happen To You
04. Pogo
05. Detour Ahead
06. Ellis In Wonderland
07. Have You Met Miss Jones?
08. A Simple Tune

Alto Saxophone – Charlie Mariano; Bass – Ray Brown; Drums – Alvin Stoller; Guitar – Herb Ellis; Piano – Oscar Peterson; Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Clarinet – Jimmy Giuffre; Trumpet – Harry Edison. Recorded December 1955 and January 1956 in Hollywood.

In the midst of his tenure with the Oscar Peterson Trio, Herb Ellis had the chance to turn the tables on his boss and employ him as a sideman, though the keyboard virtuoso strangely reigns in his chops and pretty much stays in the background. This pair of sessions was first issued on a Norgran LP and finally reissued as a Verve CD in early 2006. The first four tracks add Jimmy Giuffre (alternating between baritone sax, tenor sax, and clarinet) and trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison, along with fellow Peterson sideman Ray Brown and drummer Alvin Stoller. Ellis' originals include the easygoing "Sweetheart Blues" and the cooking bop vehicle "Pogo," where both the leader and Edison eclipse Giuffre's efforts on sax. "It Could Happen to You" focuses exclusively on Ellis, with Peterson and Edison sitting out and Giuffre adding some background color on clarinet. Alto saxophonist Charlie Mariano is added for the latter date. The well-known "Detour Ahead" (jointly credited to Ellis and his former Soft Winds bandmates Lou Carter and Johnny Frigo, though Frigo has long maintained that it was his composition alone) has a chamber-like setting, with the band primarily providing background for Ellis, though Ray Brown gets in a snappy solo toward the end. The session picks up with the bubbly "Ellis in Wonderland" and a snappy rendition of "Have You Met Miss Jones?" Giuffre's loping "A Simple Tune" reflects Ellis' Texas roots in a bluesy setting, with Peterson finally getting a chance to stretch out for a chorus. This early album by Herb Ellis is well worth acquiring.
 

Harry Fields, His Piano And Quartet - Music From Bach To Rock (1966)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 38:42 | Size: 88.68 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
Side 1
1. Harry Plays Bach's #4
2. Springtime Of Love
3. Harry's Rock
4. Jazz Sonata

Side 2
1. Ritual Fire Dance
Written-By – De Falla
2. Wondrous
Written-By – Harry Fields
3. Hungarian Dance #5
Written-By – Brahms
4. C Jam Blues
Written-By – Duke Ellington

Bass – Bobby Haynes
Drums – Shelley Manne
Guitar – Barney Kessel
Piano - Harry Fields
Vibraphone, Congas, Bongos, Percussion [Tympany] – Gene Estes
 
Harry Fields, jazz master, a contemporary of George Gershwin and Erroll Garner, was taught, selected and schooled by Art Tatum - the father of modern jazz. Harry composed film scores and over 30 songs listed in ASCAP, and his albums are available today. In World War ll, he shared his talent as an entertainer in the Armed Forces. He continued a very distinguished concert and private teaching career until passing in his home studio on Alta Loma Drive in Hollywood in 1988.

A Salute to GAS Energy on the 150th Anniversary of GAS.
 

Harold Corbin - Soul Brother (1961)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 31:44 | Size: 72.39 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
Side 1
1. Soul Sister
2. Don't Blame Me
3. Rene
4. The Gypsy
5. Caroline

Side 2
1. JAMF's
2. I've Never Been In Love Before
3. The Girl In The Window
4. Soul Brother
5. Tunga

Recorded in New York City, June 1961

Harold Corbin, piano
Spanky DeBrest, bass
Eddie Campbell, drums
 
Pianist Edwin Harold Corbin (1933-1962) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he began classical piano study when he was seven. At 20 he switched from classical to popular music and formed his own trio, working daytime as a city inspector and supplementing his income by playing as house pianist in several Philadelphia jazz spots until 1961. That year, he composed and recorded Soul Sister, which became a local hit single on the 20th Century label and led to a contract with the Roulette Recording Company and top booking engagements.

In his debut album for Roulette, he revealed an eclectic style influenced by some of the greatest on the instrument, such as Garner and Jamal. He had the ability to write pieces redolent of his era, at times allied to a certain flair for fashionable funkmanship. His touch is percussive, spicing his lines with emphatic chord voicings, but he soloes with honest, unflashy guts. The effortlessly swinging support by Spanky DeBrest and Eddie Campbell is sensitive and restrained throughout, lending this set the easy, unforced quality. This was a persuasively driving and unaffected trio. Unfortunately, Corbins career ended in tragedy when he died of an overdose on April 1st, 1962, less than five months after the release of this album.
www.freshsoundrecords.com

This release contains the complete recorded work of Philadelphia born pianist Harold Corbin who died of a narcotic overdose just a few short months after completing the Roulette album “Soul Brother” at the tender age of 28.
The two bonus tracks are taken from a singles release on the 20th Century label which became something of hit in the Philadelphia area after which he was offered a contract with the Roulette label.

Harold Corbin is a percussive pianist with a number of influences not least Errol Garner but he had talent and would probably have developed his own style if he had an early demise.

Seven of the compositions on the album are originals by Harold Corbin and he also shows some promise in this area. “Rene” is a particularly nice tune and his debt to Errol Garner is apparent in both his playing and his writing. Another track which is very similar in style and composition is “The Girl in the Window”.

The title track “Soul Sister” and it’s companion piece “Soul Brother” are very much compositions of the Sixties with that down home funky feel but were very popular during this period.

The Bassist and drummer are very supportive of the pianist’s style and complement of playing, Spanky DeBrest on bass had a spell with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and his class comes through
If you are a lover of this type of piano playing give this release a try you won’t be disappointed as it has enough variety on it you interested.
 

Connie Russell - Alone With You (1959)


Genre: Jazz, Pop / Vocal | Total Time: 28:42 | Size: 65.46 MB | MP3 320 kbps

Tracklist:
Side 1
1. Alone With You 2:00
2. Close Your Eyes 2:17
3. Near You 2:35
4. All I Do Is Dream Of You 2:35
5. I Can't Give You Anything But Love 2:31
6. Take Me In Your Arms 2:25

Side 2
1. Dream A Little Dream Of Me 2:15
2. You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To 2:20
3. You And The Night And The Music 2:11
4. That Old Feeling 2:44
5. The Touch Of Your Lips 2:33
6. You're My Man 2:28

Connie Russell, vocals
Ian Bernard And His Orchestra:
Tracks # A2,A4,A5,B3: Ray Linn, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; John Cave, French horn; Abe Most, clarinet, alto sax; Harry Klee, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Ian Bernard, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.


Recorded at United Recorders, Hollywood, September 24, 1959

Tracks # A1,A3,A6,B1: Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Vincent De Rosa, French horn; Harry Klee, alto sax; Abe Most, clarinet, alto sax; Harry Klee, bass clarinet, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, clarinet, baritone sax; Ian Bernard, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.


Recorded at United Recorders, Hollywood, September 29, 1959

Tracks #B2,B4,B5,B6: Same personnel.
Recorded at United Recorders, Hollywood, October 1, 1959


Connie Russell - Alone With You (1959) 

2017/02/23

Charles Mingus - Mingus Plays Piano (1963)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 50:07 | Size: 113.86 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1. Myself When I Am Real
2. I Can't Get Started
3. Body And Soul
4. Roland Kirk's Message
5. Memories Of You
6. She's Just Miss Popular Hybrid
7. Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Silk Blues
8. Meditations For Moses
9. Old Portrait
10. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
11. Compositional Theme Story: Medleys, Anthems And Folklore
 

Charles Lloyd - Bizarre (1964)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 47:51 | Size: 107.09 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
Side 1
1. Forest Flower 7:44
2. How Can I Tell You? 5:09
3. Little Peace 6:23
4. Bizarre 4:15

Side 2
1. Days Of Wine And Roses
Written-By – H. Mancini, J. Mercer 5:45
2. Sweet Georgia Bright 5:36
3. Love Song To A Baby 5:47
4. Ol' Five Spot 6:25

Bass – Eddie Khan (tracks: A1, A4, B1, B4), Richard Davis (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B3)
Drums – J.C. Moses (tracks: A2, A3, B2, B3), Roy Haynes (tracks: A1, A4, B1, B4)
Piano – Don Friedman
Producer, Liner Notes – George Avakian
Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Charles Lloyd
Written-By – C. Lloyd (tracks: A1 to A4, B2 to B4)
 

Barry Miles - Miles Of Genius (1961)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 36:01 | Size: 82.48 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1. Timetable
2. Once There Was A Bird
3. Turchentine
4. Deez Weez
5. May-U
6. Old Jake
7. Terry
 
Personnel: Barry Miles /drums; Bob Miller / saxophone; George Clarke / saxophon; Al Hall / bass; Duke Jordan / piano; John Glasel / trumpet
 
Barry Miles was considered a child prodigy: he began playing drums when he was three and piano at five, and joined the Musicians Union when he was nine. Miles played drums professionally from the age of ten, including sitting in with the Woody Herman Orchestra. At age 12, he recorded his first album as a leader on drums, leading a sextet that included pianist Duke Jordan. As a teenager, he studied classical piano and soon switched instruments. Originally a bop-oriented player, Miles leaned toward fusion by the late '60s, often playing electric piano and synthesizer. He led Barry Miles & Silverlight for several years (his sidemen at various times included Woody Shaw, John Abercrombie, and Al di Meola), worked as Roberta Flack's musical director from the early '80s to the mid-'90s, and became a studio musician in New York. Miles has led albums for labels including Charlie Parker (1959-1961), Venture (1966), Poppy (1970), Mainstream (1971-1972), London (1974-1975), Gryphon (1977), and others.
 

2017/02/14

Dionne Warwick - Only Trust Your Heart (2011)


Genre: Jazz / Vocal Jazz | Total Time: 44:13 | Size: 100.60 MB | MP3 320 kbps

Tracklist:
1 Only Trust Your Heart
Written-By – Brodszky*, Cahn* 4:31
2 You I Love
Written-By – Brodszky*, Cahn* 2:26
3 I'm A Fool To Want You
Written-By – Sinatra*, Wolf*, Herron* 4:10
4 Wonder Why
Written-By – Cahn/Styne* 2:49
5 If You Can Dream
Written-By – Brodszky*, Cahn* 4:02
6 The Second Time Around
Written-By – Cahn/Van Heusen* 2:30
7 Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are
Written-By – Cahn/Styne* 2:30
8 I'll Never Stop Loving You
Written-By – Brodszky*, Cahn* 5:08
9 Some Other Time
Written-By – Cahn/Styne* 2:48
10 I Fall In Love Too Easily
Written-By – Cahn/Styne* 3:40
11 Keep Me In Mind
Written-By – Wolf*, Cahn* 3:52
12 And Then You Kissed Me
Written-By – Cahn/Styne* 2:56
13 Pocketful Of Miracles
Written-By – Cahn/Van Huesen* 2:42

Dionne Warwick - Liner Notes, Primary Artist
Art Direction – John Titta
Bass – Adam Blackstone, Neil Jason
Design [Graphic] – Paul Enea (2), Timothy Forry
Drums – Cindy Blackman Santana*
Engineer – Howie Beno
Executive-Producer – Bill Porricelli, John Titta
Photography By – David Vance (2)
Piano – Raymond Angry
Producer – Michael Mangini*
Production Manager [CD] – Jerome Bunke (2)


Like many other veteran pop singers, at a certain point Dionne Warwick stopped following popular musical trends in search of hits and gave up making "regular" albums in favor of specialty or "event" recordings. It might be argued that 2011's Only Trust Your Heart is her first "regular" album since 1993's Friends Can Be Lovers, even though she hasn't been absent from recording studios in between, coming up with a Brazilian album (Aquarela Do Brazil); an album of re-recordings of her old hits (Dionne Sings Dionne); a Christmas album (My Favorite Time of Year); an album of duet re-recordings of her old hits (My Friends & Me), and a gospel album (Why We Sing). Actually, Only Trust Your Heart is, in a sense, another specialty album in that it is devoted to the work of a single songwriter, Sammy Cahn. It is not, however, billed as such, like 1990's Dionne Warwick Sings Cole Porter. Cahn may be the most underrated lyricist of his time (that time stretching from the 1930s to the ‘60s), in part because lyricists don't tend to get as much attention as composers; in part because he wrote more for Hollywood than for Broadway; in part because he worked with many composers, and in part because of his sheer versatility. That versatility is on display on this collection, which largely eschews Cahn's better-known works. Warwick gives the songs a variety of musical settings, starting with the bossa nova arrangement of the title song and going on to small jazz bands, big string orchestras, solo piano accompaniments, and even a blues reading ("Keep Me in Mind"). She ignores previous interpretations, making each song her own. Cahn may have written "I'm a Fool to Want You" for Frank Sinatra (perhaps with Ava Gardner in mind), but Warwick, with her understated alto, gives it some of her typical sense of empowerment. Bing Crosby may have given "The Second Time Around" a jaunty tone after Cahn wrote it for him, but Warwick calms it down, working only with a piano and strings, reflecting on the theme of aging. If she never really put both feet into any one genre of music, that has turned out to serve her well on a late album like this, on which she demonstrates a mastery of several classic pop styles, just as Cahn was able to switch gears as a lyricist-for-hire throughout his distinguished (if often unheralded) career.


Dionne Warwick - Only Trust Your Heart (2011) 

Sarah Jane Morris - Migratory Birds (2008)


Genre: Pop / Rock | Total Time: 51:43 | Size: 112.21 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
01. Migratory Birds
02. Toxic
03. Skeletons
04. Just like a woman
05. Pale blue eyes
06. Seventeen
07. To Ramona
08. Just when I needed you most
09. Blower's daughter
10. Sugar in my bowl
11. Wild horses
12. If you want me to stay
 
The Negro in all senses voice actually belongs to the red white woman who combines in his songs blues, rock, jazz, soul. Four-octave range. Her vocals hear Sarah Vaughan or Billie Holiday, Macy Gray and Erykah Badu. She even called the female incarnation of Tom Waits. Sama Sarah Jane Morris about his voice says: "Nina Simone meets Janis Joplin" It is this voice sounds so deep that it seems almost scandalous provocative and unorthodox - particularly Sarah Jane like Japan, Germany, Greece, as well.. in Italy, where she was given the key to the city of Verona, was awarded the European "Grammy" and won first place at the festival in San Remo. Sarah Jane Morris studied the actress at the Central school of speech and drama with future stars Rupert Everett and Kristin Scott Thomas. she sang backing vocals Jimmy Somerville and "Eurythmics", with the ensembles Republic and Happy end seven solo albums in 25 years of career -. maybe it's a little herself, Sarah Jane does not think his album Migratory birds -.. Migratory birds - she dedicated everyone who believes in love.
All the rooms, except the first one - a rehash of songs by other artists. Nina Simone, Bob Dylan, Dolly Parton, Rolling Stones, Velvet Underground. This is the second CD of Sarah Jane Morris, in collaboration with guitarist Marc Ribot, who spoke with Tom Wates. We met for the first time in 2001, again on the album covers. However, this is not the only person on the album Tom. Here and arranger for brass Waits, Ralph Carney, and the son of jazz legend Charlie Mingus, Eric Mingus. And Sarah's husband, also a musician, David Coulter. Beautiful acoustic album was recorded in London and New York. Was produced by herself, Sarah Jane Morris, David Coulter and Marc Ribot.
 

Mel Lewis - Mel Lewis Sextet (1957)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 30:33 | Size: 77.12 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1.Brookside (4:18)
2.You Took Advantage Of Me (5:12)
3.Zig Zag (4:59)
4.Jazz Goes To Siwash (4:09)
5.Charlie's Cavern (5:17)
6.Grey Flannel (6:26)

Recorded In Hollywood 1957

Mel Lewis - drums
Charlie Mariano -alto & tenor sax
Bill Holman - tenor & baritone sax
Jack Sheldon - trumpet
Marty Paich - piano
Buddy Clark - bass
 

Kammarkören, Eric Ericson, Svend Asmussen - Kammarkören & Eric Ericson möter Svend Asmussen Igen (1973)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 47:18 | Size: 108.51 MB | MP3 320 kbps

Tracklist:
Side 1
1. Oh, What A Day 1:30
2. Dardanella 4:05
3. Hör Ich Das Liedchen Klingen 3:55
4. Dalagospel 2:55
5. Offerdans 5:20
6. Domaredans 1:50
7. Pampadada 3:40

Side 2
1. Let's All Get Together 1:43
2. Afrikansk Folksång 3:55
3. Sommar Adjö 3:09
4. Wills Du Dein Herz Mir Schenken 2:25
5. Sakura 3:04
6. Katthultsmarschen 1:22
7. Det Var En Lördagaften 3:05
8. It Don't Mean A Thing 3:22

Recorded at Cirkus, Stockholm, June 5th 1973.

Bass – Georg Riedel
Chorus – Kammarkören
Chorus Master – Eric Ericson
Drums – Egil Johansen
Piano – Bengt Hallberg
Violin – Svend Asmussen

Guido Basso, Dave Turner - Dedications (2002)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 1:04:03 | Size: 145.33 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1. Hip Snake Dance
2. Samba Em Preludio
3. Heath's Row
4. The Elegance Of Duke
5. In A Boppish Sort Of Way
6. Eye Of The Mist
7. Cannon Fodder
8. Nowhere To Go
9. Guido Swings
10. Sweet Lady Day
11. Gone Too Soon

GUIDO BASSO (trumpeter, flugelhornist, harmonica-player, arranger, composer, conductor) was born September 27, 1937 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was only nine years old when he began playing the trumpet, becoming recognized as a prodigy while studying at Montreal’s Conservatoire de musique du Quebec. He was just a teenager when he was already becoming prominent on the Montreal club scene, where singer Vic Damone first heard him and took him on international tour with him for two years.

In 1958 he joined singer Pearl Bailey and her bandleader husband, famed drummer Louis Bellson, touring North America with them for three years before moving to Toronto to join the busy studio and television scene there. His playing career as a stand-out sideman and leader, soared, and he became one of the biggest jazz names in the country, and beginning in 1975, frequently organized and led big band concerts at Toronto’s Canadian National Exhibition featuring jazz luminaries including Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Woody Herman, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie. He can be heard on hundreds of record albums, playing and recording with stars from Buddy Rich and Oliver Jones to Carol Welsman and Diana Kralll. He is currently featured on vocalist Diana Panton’s latest release “Pink”.

Formed in October 1998 to record an improvisational set in Montreal's Maison de la Culture Frontenac (which would result in the album, Year of the Tiger, released in 1999), the Dave Turner Quartet brought together some of Canada's most experienced jazz musicians. Saxophonist Dave Turner and pianist Jean Beaudet formed the home-town core of this group, aided by Toronto musicians Barry Elmes on drums and Steve Wallace on bass. The resulting sound was heavily steeped in bop and swing, with the bulk of the songs featuring Turner's compositions and arrangements.
 

Frank Wess & Harry Edison Orchestra - Dear Mr. Basie (1989)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 1:06:19 | Size: 150.19 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1.Jumpin' At The Woodside
2.The Very Thought Of You
3.Blue On Blue
4.All Riled Up
5.This Is All I Ask
6.I Wish I Knew
7.Whirly Bird
8.Li'l Darlin'
9.Dejection Blues
10.Battle Royal
11.One O'Clock Jump

Frank Wess, Billy Mitchell - tenor saxophone & flute
Harry "Sweets" Edison, Snooky Young, Joe Newman, Al Aarons, Ray Brown - trumpet
Benny Powell, Grover Mitchell, Al Grey, Michael Grey - trombones
Marshal Royal, Curtis Peagler, Bill Ramsey - alto & baritone sax
Ronell Bright - piano
Ted Dunbar - guitar
Eddie Jones - bass
Gregg Field - drums
 

Eddie Gomez - Discovery (1985)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 38:32 | Size: 87.30 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1. Me Two 7:23
Bass (Basses) – Eddie Gomez
Drums – Steve Gadd
Electric Piano (Rhodes), Synthesizer – Masahiko Satoh
Tenor Saxophone, Synthesizer (Steinerphone) – Michael Brecker

2. Capricous Fantasy 5:27
Bass – Eddie Gomez
Synthesizer (Steinerphone) – Michael Brecker

3. Puccini's Walk 6:00
Bass (Basses) – Eddie Gomez
Drums – Steve Gadd
Tenor Saxophone – Michael Brecker

4. Delgado 6:34
Bass (Basses) – Eddie Gomez
Drums, Congas – Steve Gadd
Electric Piano (Rhodes), Synthesizer – Masahiko Satoh
Tenor Saxophone, Synthesizer (Steinerphone) – Michael Brecker

5. Caribbean Morning 4:12
Bass (Basses) – Eddie Gomez
Drums, Congas – Steve Gadd
Synthesizer – Masahiko Satoh

6. Scott David 3:54
Bass (Basses) – Eddie Gomez

7. Cello Sonata In G Minor: 1st Movement 4:39
Bass (Basses) – Eddie Gomez
Cello – Hiroto Kawamura, Tomio Yazima
Concertmaster – Takashi Katoh
Piano, Arranged By (Strings, Synthesizer) – Masahiko Satoh
Programmed By (Synthesizers) – Nobuhiko Nakayama
Viola – Hiroshi Watanabe (8), Yoshinao Azuma
Violin – Hachiro Ohmatsu, Hiromichi Hara, Takashi Fukumori, Yasuko Seki
Violin – Chizuko Tsunoda, KIyoshi Ohsawa, Yukio Kaneda
 
Label - Columbia
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Recorded and mixed at CBS/SONY Shinomachi Studios, Tokyo in November, 1985 by using SONY 3324 Digital Recorder
 

Bird York - The Velvet Hour (2005)


Genre: Rock / Pop | Total Time: 49:378 | Size: 113.37 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
01 Haunting You
02 Open Wider
03 Wicked Little High
04 Had a Dream
05 Save Me
06 Remedy
07 Lovely Thing
08 Come Be With Me
09 Up in Flames
10 In the Deep
11 Never Gonna Find Us
12 Have No Fear
 

Biggi Vinkeloe Trio - Slowdrags and Interludes (1999)


Genre: Jazz / Free Jazz | Total Time: 59:51 | Size: 141.72 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
01. Incca
02. Interlude 1
03. Interlude 2
04. Interlude 3
05. Kolm kuud
06. Interlude 4
07. Dew
08. Interlude 5
09. Interlude 6
10. Interlude 7
11. R?s
12. Interlude 8
13. Bembo
14. Interlude 9
15. The wind is dancing over the hills
16. Interlude 10
17. Interlude 11
18. Interlude 12
19. Slowmotion

Biggi Vinkeloe: alto saxophone, flute
Peter Kowald: bass
Peeter Uuskyla: drums

 

Aziza Mustafa Zadeh - Always (1993)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 1:03:22 | Size: 139.35 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
01. Always
02. Heartbeat
03. Crying Earth
04. A.J.D
05. Yandi Ganim Daha
06. I Don't Know
07. Vagif
08. Marriage Suite
09. Insult
10. Kaukas Mountains
11. Dangerous Piece
 

2017/02/09

Sauveur Mallia - Automation (1980)


Genre: Electronic, Stage & Screen | Total Time: 29:47 | Size: 70.75 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
Side A
A1 Robot Avenue
A2 Automatic Meteor
A3 Future Cosmic
A4 Blue Laser
 
Side B
B1 Automax
B2 Computer For Love
B3 Baby Robot
B4 Bass Echo
B5 Automax
B6 Electric Jogging
B7 Percussion System
 

Joe Newman - I Love My Woman (1979)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 53:30 | Size: 117.71 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1.It's Only A Paper Moon (6:03)
2.Summertime (9:17)
3.Prelude To A Kiss (6:04)
4.Fiddy's Mood (5:24)
5.Softly As A Morning Sunrise (8:21)
6.I Love My Woman (8:46)
7.Fiddy's Mood (alt. take) (5:50)
8.Softly As A Morning Sunrise (alt. take) (4:08)

Joe Newman - trumpet
Hank Jones - piano
George Duvivier - bass
Alan Dawson - drums
 

Herb Geller - The Herb Geller Quartet (1993)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 1:08:15 | Size: 154.23 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1. The Red Door
2. Chromatic Cry
3. Maybe September
4. Stars In My Eyes
5. Bankin' On Bank
6. Midnight Memories
7. Stand-Up Comic
8. The Peacocks
9. This Is New
10. Soon
11. Isfahan

Recorded at Sage & Sound, Hollywood, California on August 5 & 6, 1993.

Herb Geller, alto & soprano saxophones, vocals
Tom Ranier, Jimmy Rowles, piano
John Leitham, bass
Louie Bellson, drums
 
This quartet outing with pianist Tom Ranier, bassist John Leitham, and drummer Louis Bellson is one of altoist Herb Geller's finest recordings. Geller, whose long period in Europe has resulted in him being somewhat forgotten in the U.S., has actually improved through the years and was even stronger in the mid-'90s than he had been in the mid-'50s. For this date he contributes five originals (including a tribute to Lenny Bruce, "Stand-Up Comic," during which Geller sings) and performs six mostly lesser-known standards, highlighted by "The Peacocks," which has its composer, Jimmy Rowles, sitting in on piano. This CD is easily recommended to bop collectors, for it finds Herb Geller at the peak of his powers.
 

Earl Hines - At Sundown (1974)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 57:29 | Size: 123.83 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1.At Sundown (9:42)
2.There Will Never Be Another You (8:27)
3.You're Driving Me Crazy (7:10)
4.Love Me Or Leave Me (7:19)
5.Makin' Whoopee (8:53)
6.Just In Time (6:35)
7.My Buddy (9:30)

Earl Hines - piano
Jimmy Leary - bass
Panama Francis - drums


Recorded In France 1974
 

Chu Berry And His Stompy Stevedores - "Chu" (1937-1941)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 43:36 | Size: 95.82 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
Side 1
1. Now You're Talking My Language
2. Indiana (Back Home Again in Indiana)
3. Limehouse Blues
4. Chuberry Jam
5. Maelstrom
6. My Secret Love Affair
7. Ebb Tide
8. Warmin' Up

Side 2
1. At the Clambake Carnival
2. Jive
3. Topsy Turvy
4. Come on With the Come On
5. A Ghost of a Chance
6. Lonesome Nights
7. Take the "A" Train

Tr. 1-3: Chu Berry and his Stompy Stevedores
Hot Lops Page (tp) and (vcl) 1
George Matthews (tb)
Buster Bailey (cl)
Chu Berry (ts)
Horace Henderson (p)
Lawrence Lucie (g)
Israel Crosby (b)
Cozy Cole (ds)
 
Recorded: NYC, March 23, 1937

Tr. 4-7: Chu Berry and his Stompy Stevedores
Irving Randolph (tp)
Keg Johnson (tb)
Chu Berry (ts)
Benny Payne (p) & (vcl) 6
Dave Barbour (g)
Milt Hinton (b)
Leroy Maxey (ds)
 
Recorded: NYC, September 10, 1937

Tr. 8: Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra
Roy Eldridge (tp)
Buster Bailey (cl)
Chu Berry (ts)
Teddy Wilson (p)
Bob Lessey (g)
Israel Crosby (b)
Sid Catlett (ds)
 
Recorded: Chicago, May 14, 1936

Tr. 9-10: Cab Calloway and his Orchestra
Doc Cheatham, Irving Randolph, Lamar Wright (tp)
Claude Johnson, Keg Johnson, DePriest Wheeler (tb)
Chaunsey Haughton, Andrew Brown (as)
Chu Berry, Walter Thomas (ts)
Benny Payne (p)
Morris White (g)
Milt Hinton (b)
Leroy Maxey (ds)
Cab Calloway (vcl) (10)
 
Recorded: NYC, March 23, 1938

Tr. 11-15: Cab Calloway and his Orchestra
Lamar Wright (11-15), Dizzy Gillespie (11-15), Mario Bauza (11-14), Jonah Jones (15) (tp)
Tylee Glenn, Keg Johnson, Quentin Jackson (tb)
Hilton Jefferson, Andrew Brown (as)
Chu Berry, Walter Thomas (ts)
Jerry Blake (bs & cl)
Benny Payne (p)
Danny Parker (g)
Milt Hinton (b)
Cozy Cole (ds)
Cab Calloway (vcl) (11, 12)
 
Recorded: NYC, May 18, 1940 (11)
NYC, June 27, 1940 (12, 13)
NYC, August 28, 1940 (14)
NYC, July 3, 1941 (15)
 

2017/02/05

Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Live in Paris 1969 (2LP-2002)


Genre: Jazz / Free Jazz | Total Time: 1:36:16 | Size: 1.01 GB | FLAC
 
Tracklist:
Side A
A - Oh Strange (Part 1) .... 24:10

Side B
B - Oh Strange (Part 2) .... 25:48
Written-By – Joseph Jarman, Lester Bowie

Side C
C - Bon Voyage (Part 1) .... 22:03

Side D
D - Bon Voyage (Part 2) .... 24:15
Written-By – Lester Bowie

Personnel:
Lester Bowie – trumpet, fluegelhorn, bass drum
Roscoe Mitchell – soprano sax, alto sax, bass sax, logs, bells, siren, whistles
Joseph Jarman – soprano sax, alto sax, clarinet, oboe, flutes, marimba, vibes
Malachi Favors – bass, fender bass, banjo, logs, drums, percussion
Fontella Bass – vocals


Label: Get Back – GET 2017
Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Reissue, Gatefold Sleeve / Country: Italy / Released: 2002
Style: Free Jazz, Free Improvisation
Recorded On October 5th, 1969 in Paris, France.
Liner Notes – Brian Case
Photography By – David Redfern
Producer – Jean-Luc Young
Original BYG recordings (Japan) – Live Part 1/BYG Records ?– YX-2040
                                                        Live Part 2/ BYG Records ?– YX-2041
The LP was issued on the Arista Freedom label in the United States in 1974.
© 2002 Get Back - Manufactured and marked by Abraxas srl - via Aretina, 25 - 50069 Sieci (Firenze) Italy. Issued under license from Charly Licensing Aps
Matrix / Runout: GET 2017 DLP 1 A 33RPM
Matrix / Runout: GET 2017 DLP 1 B 33RPM
Matrix / Runout: GET 2017 DLP 2 A 33RPM
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Recorded in 1969, Live in Paris follows two studio albums that the Art Ensemble cut for BYG/Actuel during the same year -- A Jackson in Your House and Message to Our Folks. What Parisian audiences must have made of the band with its wild makeup and costumes can only be debated, but the music contained on this double-LP, original double album is stellar (the LP was issued on the Arista Freedom label in the United States in 1974). Each LP features one composition, divided into two parts. "Oh, Strange," by Joseph Jarman and Lester Bowie, begins with a very short, bluesy jazz theme that is augmented almost immediately with all manner of percussion instruments, which multiply until they literally take over, leaving Jarman and Mitchell, who knottily play a folk song variation on the opening theme that is articulated over moans, groans, and droning baritone and tenor saxophones. Dynamics and tension begin to gradually shift as notions of tempo, and even striated harmonics, are laid waste in the din. But this far from unlistenable noise; in fact, perhaps now in the 21st century more than ever before, the freewheeling improvisations of the Art Ensemble make a kind of syntagmatic sense. On the other monolithic piece here, "Bon Voyage," written by Bowie, the Art Ensemble is accompanied by the composer's then-wife, singer Fontella Bass, who recorded "Les Stances a Sophie" with them later (Famoudou Don Moye was not yet a member of the ensemble). Bass uses her rhythm and blues grit and gospel dynamics and control to improvise alongside the bandmembers, who have to make plenty of room for her contribution. There is a wondrous tension at play in the oppositional fields of male and female energies here. Bass swoops, glides, hollers, moans, and sings her way into the maelstrom of space. This is the finest live recording by the Art Ensemble, and documents the first tour of a legendary band that created new standards not only for improvisation but for performance as well. Now that Lester Bowie and Malachi Favors Maghostus have left this world, with this double LP, I want to remind listeners how enormous their accomplishments were.


Overall, this is an extremely interesting album for fans, but neophytes should check out a few other entries before coming here. If you do run into this first, moved toward it by some of its following, just remember that this is only one facet of a very talented band.
 

Joe Bushkin - Chronological Classics (1947-1950)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 1:11:53 | Size: 162.21 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1.Chicago (2:46)
2.12th Street Rag (3:00)
3.Edge Water Beach (2:48)
4.Doggin' The Gutter (2:45)
5.New Orleans Butterfly (3:12)
6.Hoity-Hoity (2:41)
7.The Song Is Ended (5:14)
8.Sweet Georgia Brown (5:16)
9.I May Be Wrong (3:00)
10.You Do Something To Me (2:55)
11.Soft Lights And Sweet Music (1:37)
12.Soft Lights And Sweet Music (2:29)
13.Indiana Part 1 (2:47)
14.Indiana Part 2 (2:22)
15.I Can't Get Started (2:48)
16.It Never Entered My Mind (3:07)
17.Oh! Look At Me Now (2:49)
18.So In Love (2:25)
19.I Love A Piano (2:28)
20.If I Knew You Were There (3:02)
21.One For The Road (3:00)
22.But Not For Me (3:06)
23.Dancing On The Ceiling (2:50)
24.Stompin' At The Savoy (2:38)

Joe Bushkin, Bobby Hackett, Roy Eldridge, Buck Clayton, Lion Smith, Peanuts Hucko, Jack Lesberg, Freddie Ohms...
 

Chu Berry - Chronological Classics (1937-1941)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 57:59 | Size: 133.17 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1.Now You're Talking Mu Language (2:55)
2.Indiana (2:46)
3.Too Marvelous For Words (2:54)
4.Limehouse Blues (2:52)
5.Chu Berry Jam (2:17)
6.Maelstrom (2:47)
7.My Secret Love Affair (2:50)
8.Ebb Tide (2:45)
9.Sittin' In (2:09)
10.Stardust (3:52)
11.Body And Soul (3:49)
12.Forty-Six West Fifty-Two (2:28)
13.Blowing Up A Breeze (2:38)
14.On The Sunny Side Of The Street (3:50)
15.Monday At Mintons (What's It To You?) (2:53)
16.Gee, Ain't I Good To You (4:05)
17.Dream Girl Part 1 (2:00)
18.Dream Girl Part 2 (2:25)
19.Get Lost Part 1 (2:01)
20.Get Lost Part 2 (2:02)

Chu Berry, Roy Eldridge, Charlie Ventura, Hot Lips Page, Sid Catlett, Buster Bailey, Keg Johnson, Danny Barker, Cozy Cole...
 

Andy Kirk - Chronological Classics (1939-1940)


Genre: Jazz | Total Time: 1:04:42 | Size: 146.73 MB | MP3 320 kbps
 
Tracklist:
1.You Set Me On Fire (2:54)
2.I Guess I'll Never Learn (3:09)
3.Close To Five (2:53)
4.Floyd's Guitar Blues (3:06)
5.I Wanna Go Where You Go - Do What You Do Then I'll Be Happy (2:30)
6.S'Posin' (2:25)
7.I'll Never Fail You(2:52)
8.Why Don't I Get Wise To Myself (2:41)
9.I'm Getting Nowhere With You (2:44)
10.I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (3:03)
11.Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone (2:50)
12.Big Jim Blues (2:55)
13.Wham (Wham, Re, Bop, Boom, Bam) (3:03)
14.Love Is The Thing (2:56)
15.Why Go On Pretending (2:54)
16.It Always Will Be You (3:13)
17.Fine And Mellow (2:59)
18.Scratchin' In The Gravel (3:09)
19.Fifteen Minute Intermission (3:03)
20.Take Those Blues Away (2:49)
21.Now I Lay Me Down To Dream (2:52)
22.There Is No Greater Love (3:00)

Andy Kirk, Don Byas, Mary Lou Williams, Floyd Smith, June Richmond, Ted Donnelly, Harold Baker, Earl Thompson, Fred Robinson...