Dr. Duke

Dr. Duke Tumatoe - I Just Want To Be Ric (2010)  

Posted by whymove43 at Dec. 24, 2010
Dr. Duke Tumatoe - I Just Want To Be Ric (2010)

Dr. Duke Tumatoe - I Just Want To Be Ric (2010)
MP3 320 kbps | 43 min 52 sec | 96.17 Mb
Genre: Blues, Rock | Label: Electro Glide

You may remember him as the leader of the All-Star Frogs (1970-1983) and the Power Trio (1983-present), doing humorous and raunchy blues originals such as “Tie You Up!” and “More Love, More Money”. You may remember the Tumatoe tours of local clubs and endless spins of his songs on college radio in the ’70s and ’80s. You may not know that he played in a FIJI house band (Lothar and the Hand People) at the University of Illinois, the band name created by Bill Geist, CBS Sunday Morning News Correspondent; recorded for Warner Bros. (I Like My Job, produced by John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival fame); and was a member of REO Speedwagon — he left in 1969, evidently taking all rocking bluesy rootsy-ness with him — and he grew up on the South Side of Chicago, a blues-loving youth who hung with the legends.
Dr. John - Anutha Zone (1998) + Duke Elegant (1999) 2CD, Remastered 2015

Dr. John - Anutha Zone (1998) + Duke Elegant (1999) 2CD, Remastered 2015
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 798 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 296 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 383 Mb
New Orleans R&B, Piano Blues, Jazz Blues | Edsel | # EDSK 7076 | 02:03:32

Digitally remastered two CD set containing a pair of albums from iconic New Orleans singer/songwriter Mac Rebennack AKA Dr. John. By the end of the '90s, Dr John was again embracing the mysterious bubbling gumbo of his Gris-Gris era, which was music to the ears of a generation of younger British musicians such as Paul Weller, Gaz Coombes of Supergrass and Jason Pierce of Spiritualized. While Pierce is credited with producing two tracks here, the lion's share of ANUTHA ZONE was helmed by UK producer legend John Leckie. Although much of the album was recorded in New York in 1998, six tracks were recorded at Abbey Road, with guest appearances from the UK stars above. The following year saw Dr John pay his respects to the music of Duke Ellington - like he says: 'Doesn't sound like these tunes were written by a hundred year-old cat, but they were. You want to know the ticket to immortality, write a bunch of tunes that people keep on singin' and playin'. The package includes 24 page booklet is fully annotated by Paul Myers.

George Duke - Faces In Reflection (1974/2015) [DSD64]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by tiburon at Jan. 19, 2017
George Duke - Faces In Reflection (1974/2015) [DSD64]

George Duke - Faces In Reflection (1974/2015)
DSF tracks 2CH | DSD 64(2.8 MHz/1 bit) | Front Cover | 1.57GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, MPS Records

Released in 1974, Faces in Reflection was, in many ways, George Duke's third album as a leader for MPS. The first two, Solus and The Inner Source, were recorded separately but issued as a double-LP by SABA, which shortly thereafter ceased doing business and was folded into MPS. That said, there is little resemblance between the man who recorded his early albums like Save the Country, those aforementioned, and the seasoned studio experimentalist who cut Faces in Reflection. Duke's periods with Cannonball Adderley and Frank Zappa (the latter an ongoing relationship; it was Zappa who introduced Duke to the synthesizer) had taught him a ton musically and about working in the studio. The players here include Leon "Ndugu" Chancler and bassist John Heard.

George Duke - Faces in Reflection (1974/2015) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 19, 2017
George Duke - Faces in Reflection (1974/2015) [TR24][OF]

George Duke - Faces in Reflection
Jazz Funk, Fusion | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | 39:40 min | 783 MB | Front Cover
Label: MPS Classical | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 1974/2015

Released in 1974, Faces in Reflection was, in many ways, George Duke's third album as a leader for MPS. The first two, Solus and The Inner Source, were recorded separately but issued as a double-LP by SABA, which shortly thereafter ceased doing business and was folded into MPS. That said, there is little resemblance between the man who recorded his early albums like Save the Country, those aforementioned, and the seasoned studio experimentalist who cut Faces in Reflection.
The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse: An Extraordinary Edwardian Case of Deception and Intrigue

The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse: An Extraordinary Edwardian Case of Deception and Intrigue by Piu Marie Eatwell
English | October 5, 2015 | ISBN: 1631491237, 1631492314 | EPUB | 352 pages | 3.3 MB

Dr.John - Live At Montreux 1995 (2005)  Music

Posted by robi62 at Dec. 17, 2016
Dr.John - Live At Montreux 1995 (2005)

Dr.John - Live At Montreux 1995 (2005)
Video: PAL, MPEG-2 at 4 777 kb/s, 720 x 576 at 25.000 fps | Audio: AC-3 2ch. at 256 kb/s, AC-3 6ch. at 448 kb/s, DTS 6ch. at 1 510 kb/s
Genre: Blues, R&B | Label: Eagle Rock | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 1 Dec. 2008 | Runtime: 93 min. | 5,24GB (DVD9)

This concert film captures beloved pianist and musician Dr. John performing a 1995 concert. The setlist includes "Iko Iko," "Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You," "Right Place, Wrong Time," "Goin' Back to New Orleans," "Mess Around," amd "Makin' Whoopee."

George Duke - The Inner Source (1973/2015) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Nov. 28, 2016
George Duke - The Inner Source (1973/2015) [TR24][OF]

George Duke - The Inner Source
Funk, Jazz, Fusion | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | 87:47 min | 1.55 GB | Front Cover
Label: MPS Records/Edel Germany GmbH | Tracks: 16 | Rls.date: 1973/2015

In 1971 George Duke, having just recently done his time with the Mothers of Invention, was engaged by the Cannonball Adderley Quintet. Beginning in April of that year, Duke made two recordings over a short timespan that on their release in 1973 as a double LP (against the desire of the artists, by the way), would be a major statement.
Harry Allen And Friends - For George, Cole And Duke (2014) {Blue Heron}

Harry Allen And Friends - For George, Cole And Duke (2014)
EAC 1.1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 453MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 200MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

There is no greater paragon of tenor saxophonist taste than Harry Allen. While the fickle winds of prevailing styles continue to blow this or that way, Allen stands tall like the mighty oak, unswayed by fad fashions and firmly rooted to the music of the Great American Songbook. On this appealing date, Allen visits the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and Duke Ellington.
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington - Recording Together For The First Time / The Great Reunion ... (1988) [MFSL, UDCD 514]

Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington - Recording Together For The First Time / The Great Reunion … (1988)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 514 | ~ 367 or 176 Mb | Scans Included
Jazz, Big Band

Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington were (and are) two of the main stems of jazz. Any way you look at it, just about everything that's ever happened in this music leads directly – or indirectly – back to them. Both men were born on the cusp of the 19th and 20th centuries, and each became established as a leader during the middle '20s. …

Duke Ellington - Reminiscing In Tempo (1991)  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 4, 2016
Duke Ellington - Reminiscing In Tempo (1991)

Duke Ellington - Reminiscing In Tempo (1991)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 241 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 190 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Jazz, Big Band, Swing | Label: Columbia/Legacy | # CK 48654 | Time: 01:16:41

Just the fact that Ellington's extended masterpiece "Reminiscing in Tempo" is included here in its original and continuous form is reason enough to pick up this compilation. Initially recorded in 1935, "Reminiscing" was the first thoroughly composed jazz piece and one that not only demonstrated Ellington's knack for longer forms, but also featured practically all of his singular soloists. Upon its first release, the 13-minute piece was broken up over a few 78s, later making its way into EP form. Currently, the Classics label includes it on one of its Chronological discs, but spread over four distinct tracks. So, this 1991 Columbia release might be the only way to get this great work in its seamless form as it was originally recorded. Collector's concerns aside, this CD was the audio companion to an Ellington documentary aired on PBS. Predictably, it provides something of an overview of Ellington's career, beginning with a recording of "The Mooche" from his Cotton Club days in the late '20s up through a version of "Black Beauty" from 1960.