Gentle Ballads

Eric Alexander Quartet - Gentle Ballads V (2011)  Music

Posted by v3122 at June 29, 2017
Eric Alexander Quartet - Gentle Ballads V (2011)

Eric Alexander Quartet - Gentle Ballads V (2011)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Venus, VHCD-1054 | Japan | ~ 387 or 143 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 36 Mb
Jazz, Post Bop

A fine straight-ahead jazz saxophonist, Eric Alexander grew up in the state of Washington. He initially attended Indiana University, studying classical music as an altoist. However, he soon discovered jazz, switched to the tenor, and transferred to William Paterson College in New Jersey. After graduating, he moved to Chicago and gained important experience touring with Charles Earland while also becoming a fixture in local clubs. In 1991, Alexander placed second at the Thelonious Monk Institute's saxophone competition, finishing just behind Joshua Redman…
Eric Alexander Quartet - Lazy Afternoon: Gentle Ballads IV (2009)

Eric Alexander Quartet - Lazy Afternoon: Gentle Ballads IV (2009)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Venus, VHCD-1027 | Japan | ~ 486 or 171 Mb | Scans Included
Jazz, Post Bop

Eric Alexander has had many opportunities to record as a leader for several different labels, though producer Tetsuo Hara, owner of the Japanese label Venus, has become a huge fan, recording him almost any time he travels to New York City. This 2008 session finds the tenor saxophonist with several musicians with whom he is very familiar, including pianist Mike LeDonne, bassist John Webber, and drummer Joe Farnsworth (the latter two who play with Alexander in the co-op band One for All)…

Eric Alexander Quartet - Gentle Ballads III (2007)  Music

Posted by v3122 at May 6, 2017
Eric Alexander Quartet - Gentle Ballads III (2007)

Eric Alexander Quartet - Gentle Ballads III (2007)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Venus, VHCD-1011 | Japan | ~ 387 or 135 Mb | Covers Included
Jazz, Post Bop

Since arriving on the jazz scene, Eric Alexander has turned into one of the busiest tenor saxophonists, recording prolifically for labels in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, in addition to his participation in the all-star band One for All. This third volume of ballads for Venus utilizes the same rhythm section as the earlier two editions: pianist Mike LeDonne, bassist John Webber, and drummer Joe Farnsworth, three of the busiest jazz musicians in New York City…

Eric Alexander - Gentle Ballads (2005)  Music

Posted by v3122 at April 29, 2017
Eric Alexander - Gentle Ballads (2005)

Eric Alexander - Gentle Ballads (2005)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Venus, TKCV-35533 | Japan | ~ 467 or 167 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 35 Mb
Jazz

In addition to being one of the top tenor saxophonists of his generation, Eric Alexander has developed quite a following in Japan, as evidenced by his series of recordings for the Venus label. These 2004 sessions with pianist Mike LeDonne, bassist John Webber, and drummer Joe Farnsworth are much in the mold of John Coltrane's Ballads album of the early '60s…

Eric Alexander Quartet - Gentle Ballads V (2011) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by tiburon at Sept. 17, 2017
Eric Alexander Quartet - Gentle Ballads V (2011) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]

Eric Alexander Quartet - Gentle Ballads V (2011) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]
Pio BDP-80FD Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front+Back | 2.44GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC tracks 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Front+Back | 1.26GB + 5% Recovery

The fifth installment of tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander's "Gentle Ballads" series doesn't disappoint. His unwavering, strong tone and unsentimental approach, combined with a certain peacefulness and strong spirituality of his playing, produce stunning results. For the first time in this series, master pianist George Cables joins the band and makes valuable contributions.
Scorpions - Born to Touch Your Feelings: Best of Rock Ballads (2017)

Scorpions - Born to Touch Your Feelings: Best of Rock Ballads
Hard Rock, Classic Rock | WEB FLAC (tracks) & front cover | 78:15 min | 534 MB
Label: RCA Deutschland | Tracks: 17 | Rls.date: 2017

Brand new career spanning ballads collection from hard rock superstars - Scorpions. Features three brand new tracks “Follow Your Heart”, “Melrose Avenue” & “Always Be With You”.
Scorpions - Born to Touch Your Feelings - Best of Rock Ballads (2017)

Scorpions - Born to Touch Your Feelings - Best of Rock Ballads (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:18:25 | 180 Mb
Hard Rock, Pop Rock | Label: Sony Music, Legacy Recordings

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release "Born To Touch Your Feelings - Best Of Rock Ballads", an essential anthology of new and classic recordings from the seminal German hard rock band SCORPIONS, on Friday, November 24.

A Gentle Plea for Chaos: Reflections from an English Garden  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Nov. 20, 2017
A Gentle Plea for Chaos: Reflections from an English Garden

A Gentle Plea for Chaos: Reflections from an English Garden by Mirabel Osler
English | October 11, 2011 | ISBN: 1408817896 | EPUB | 192 pages | 2.4 MB
Sally Night - Ballads For You (2012) [Japan 2014] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Sally Night - Ballads For You (2012) [Japan 2014]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 72:06 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 2,2 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,51 GB

British singer, songwriter, and composer Sally Night followed her stunning Venus debut album, "Love For Sale", with a brand-new second album, "Ballads For You". As the title suggests, it is a collection of beautiful ballads, 13 standards and two originals. Night is backed by supremely talented, first-rate New York-based musicians: Jon Davis on piano, Dezron Douglas on bass, Willie Jones III on drums and Romero Lubambo on guitar. The selections showcase her sophisticated singing technique and her personal style.

Metallica - Best Ballads (2CD) (2005)  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Nov. 12, 2017
Metallica - Best Ballads (2CD) (2005)

Metallica - Best Ballads (2CD) (2005)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 310 mb
Genre: heavy metal, thrash metal

Best Ballads is an unofficial compilation CD for American thrashers Metallica. While the back cover indicates this was released by Halahup/Virgin/BMG, all labels are not associated with Metallica so it is a fake, but sound quality is believed to be sourced from compact discs. This is a different collection from what was allegedly released in Bulgaria or Ukraine.