Paul Shaw

Artie Shaw - The Jazz Collector Edition (1990)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Oct. 17, 2017
Artie Shaw - The Jazz Collector Edition (1990)

Artie Shaw - The Jazz Collector Edition (1990)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 235.99 Mb | 48:48 | Scans included
Swing, Big Band | Country: USA | Label: LaserLight Digital (Delta Music GmbH) (15 713)

Artie Shaw (born Arthur Jacob Arshawsky; May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004) was an American clarinetist, composer, bandleader, and actor. Also an author, Shaw wrote both fiction and non-fiction. Widely regarded as "one of jazz's finest clarinetists," Shaw led one of the United States' most popular big bands in the late 1930s through the early 1940s. Though he had numerous hit records, he was perhaps best known for his 1938 recording of Cole Porter's "Begin the Beguine." Prior to the release of "Beguine," Shaw and his fledgling band had languished in relative obscurity for over two years and, after its release, he became a major pop artist within short order. The record eventually became one of the era's defining recordings. Musically restless, Shaw was also an early proponent of what became known much later as Third Stream music, which blended elements of classical and jazz forms and traditions. His music influenced other musicians, such as John Barry in England, with the vamp of the James Bond Theme, possibly influenced by "Nightmare," which also has a similar vamp to Kurt Weill's "Lonely House."

Artie Shaw And His Orchestra - 22 Original Big-Band Hits (1987)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Sept. 29, 2017
Artie Shaw And His Orchestra - 22 Original Big-Band Hits (1987)

Artie Shaw And His Orchestra - 22 Original Big-Band Hits (1987)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 232.59 Mb | 69:32 | Covers
Big Band, Swing | Label: Hindsight Records (HCD 401)

While oscillating between retirement and comebacks throughout the '30s and '40s, clarinetist Artie Shaw cut several incredible sides from 1938-1939. After ditching a string orchestra setup, Shaw formed his first big band in 1937 and eventually gained fame with his signature performance of "Begin the Beguine." The bandleader would go on to commit a slew of numbers to wax up until another retirement in 1939.
Paul Daniel and English Northern Philharmonia - Rule Britannia And Other Music From Last Night Of The Proms (1998)

Paul Daniel and English Northern Philharmonia - Rule Britannia And Other Music From Last Night Of The Proms (1998)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers | 249 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 127 mb
Classical, Romantic, Modern | Label: Naxos - 8.553981

Great Britain’s famous Proms concerts usually end with a program that is British to the core, featuring many favorites that English audiences expect in the same way that Viennese audiences expect their Radetzky March on New Year’s. Let’s make this clear, then, from the start. This is not an actual Proms performance but a studio recording of music that is usually heard at that event. It is English to the core; about four tracks in, you’ll feel like you should be saluting as the Queen passes by.

Paul Rodgers - Live In Glasgow (2007)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Oct. 18, 2017
Paul Rodgers - Live In Glasgow (2007)

Paul Rodgers - Live In Glasgow (2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 529 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 205 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Blues Rock, Hard Rock | Eagle Records #EAGCD347 / GAS 00000347 EAG

The first question one has to ask upon even gazing at the album sleeve of Paul Rodgers' Live in Glasgow in 2006 is, of course, has he still got it? That's like asking if Bob Dylan still has it, or Jimmy Page or Brian May or Ian Hunter. Hell yes he does! Recorded on the final night of a European tour, Rodgers and his bandmates, guitarists Howard Leese and Kurtis Dengler, bassist Lynn Sorensen and drummer Ryan Hoyle, lay down a tough, big sounding set of classics and more recent songs – including one new one – from his entire career and give them life, breath and fire again. We haven't heard live guitars sound like this in a long time, probably since the early '80s…
Paul Desmond - Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970) [Reissue 2008] (Repost)

Paul Desmond - Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970) [Reissue 2008]
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 209 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 85 MB | Covers - 32 MB
Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Verve (0602517613546)

Simon and Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water was the hottest album in the land in 1970, and Paul Simon's tunes from that and their earlier albums unexpectedly find a congenial advocate in Paul Desmond. Against the odds as determined by bopsters, Desmond finds something beautiful, wistful, and/or sly to say in each of these ten tunes, backed by Herbie Hancock's Rhodes electric piano and a set of ravishing, occasionally overstated (as in "America") orchestrations by Don Sebesky. "The 59th Street Bridge Song" is given a jaunty, carefree rendition, adapting quite well to a jazz treatment (after all, Desmond's old teammate in the Brubeck quartet Joe Morello played drums on S&G's original record) and Desmond even does some cascading overdubs on his solo part…
Arthur Grumiaux, Gyorgy Sebok & Paul Crossley - Fauré & Franck: Violin Sonatas (1990)

Arthur Grumiaux, Gyorgy Sebok & Paul Crossley - Fauré & Franck: Violin Sonatas (1990)
Mp3 CBR320 kbps | 72:43 min | 171 Mb (5% Rec.)
Classical | Label: Philips

Faure-lovers have long prayed for reissue of the two sonatas from Grumiaux and Paul Crossley. And they won't be disappointed. The sound itself is pleasing. And there is a radiance in the playing suggesting an unerring understanding of structure and style that somehow goes hand in hand with the joyous spontaneity of new discovery. The hyper-sensitive suppleness of Grumiaux's shading and phrasing is a particular delight, as is his awareness that just as much of the musical message comes from the piano—particularly in the Second Sonata. As for Crossley, not for nothing has he come to be recognized as one of this country's most dedicated Faure specialists. It would certainly be difficult to over-praise the subtlety of the two artists' interplay in both works.

Paul's Gentile-Jews: Neither Jew nor Gentile, but Both (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by insetes at Oct. 18, 2017
Paul's Gentile-Jews: Neither Jew nor Gentile, but Both (Repost)

Paul's Gentile-Jews: Neither Jew nor Gentile, but Both By Joshua D. Garroway
2012 | 248 Pages | ISBN: 1137281138 | PDF | 2 MB

Crimes and Punishments and Bernard Shaw  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Oct. 18, 2017
Crimes and Punishments and Bernard Shaw

Crimes and Punishments and Bernard Shaw By Bernard F. Dukore
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 | 251 Pages | ISBN : 3319627457 | 4.10 MB

This book analyzes the interaction of crimes, punishments, and Bernard Shaw in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It explores crimes committed by professional criminals, nonprofessional criminals, businessmen, believers in a cause, the police, the Government, and prison officials. It examines punishments decreed by judges, juries, colonial governors, commissars, and administered by the police, prison warders, and prison doctors.
Paul Desmond - Pure Desmond (1974) {CTI Masterworks Jazz 88697 80378 2 rel 2011}

Paul Desmond - Pure Desmond (1974) {CTI Masterworks Jazz 88697 80378 2 rel 2011}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 304 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 138 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 13 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1974, 2011 CTI / Sony Music / Masterworks Jazz | 88697 80378 2
Jazz / Cool / Mainstream Jazz / Saxophone

With the Skylark "experiment" behind him, Paul Desmond reverted back to the relaxed quartet format that suited him well in the past. The reason? Through Jim Hall, he found a little-known, splendid guitarist in Toronto named Ed Bickert who became his new gigmate in 1974, and this album was meant to show his discovery off. In fact, it sparked a Desmond renaissance where he regained a good deal of the witty spark and erudite cool of his collaborations with Hall, no matter how unfashionable it was to play this way in 1974.

Paul Kennedy - Ascesa e declino delle grandi potenze  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Karabas91 at Oct. 16, 2017
Paul Kennedy - Ascesa e declino delle grandi potenze

Paul Kennedy - Ascesa e declino delle grandi potenze
Italian | 2016 | 846 pages | ASIN: B01M6ZHKSV | EPUB | 2 MB

Esiste un momento in cui le spese per la difesa militare di una grande potenza superano in ogni caso le risorse della sua economia? Se sì, allora si può dire che una legge storica è stata fissata: quella che regola, per ogni grande potenza, il meccanismo dell’ascesa e della decadenza. È questo l’argomento di Ascesa e declino delle grandi potenze, una delle opere fondamentali del pensiero politico del nostro tempo, insignita del prestigioso Wolfson History Awards.