Gospel Davis

Miles Davis and Milt Jackson - Quintet / Sextet (1955) {2013 Japan Prestige 7000 Chronicle SHM-CD HR Cutting Series UCCO-5234}

Miles Davis and Milt Jackson - Quintet / Sextet (1955) {2013 Japan Prestige 7000 Chronicle SHM-CD HR Cutting Series UCCO-5234}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 126 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 74 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 294 Mb | 5% repair rar | DSD / HR Cutting Remaster
© 1955, 2013 Prestige / Concord / Universal Japan | UCCO-5234
Jazz / Bop / Cool / Hard Bop / Trumpet / Vibes

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest DSD / HR Cutting remastering. Comes with a description. Features the original LP designs. Less heralded than their collaboration with Thelonious Monk (as documented on Bags' Groove and Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants), this August 5, 1955 session with vibraphonist Milt Jackson was Davis' last all-star collaboration before the formation of his first classic quintet. It marked a farewell to an older generation of acolytes and fellow travelers; Davis was entering a new era of leadership and international stardom, and generally he would only record with his working groups.
Ida Sand - The Gospel Truth (2011/2012) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Ida Sand - The Gospel Truth (2011/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 48:28 minutes | 970 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Whilst Ida Sand's second ACT album "True Love" was to some extent a family affair - an homage to her husband Ola Gustafsson and new born daughter - her third ACT album "The Gospel Truth", signals a return to her roots and a unique combination of European and American soul. Released two years after "True Love", "The Gospel Truth: presents the Swedish Jazz singer following on musically from her 2007 ACT debut, Meet Me Around Midnight", which captivated listeners with a sound which was "distinctively earthy, soaked with the blood of the blues, saturated by gospel, weathered by jazz and infected by soul".
Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis - Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis - Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 113:58 minutes | 3.66 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

The transcendent glory of Handel's beloved classic Messiah is taken to new heights on Sir Andrew Davis’s majestic, must-hear rendition, recorded live in December 2015. Davis and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra make use of all the colours available from the modern orchestra to underline the mood and meaning of the individual movements, sung here by an acclaimed cast of soloists. Without detracting from the innate power of the original, the conductor’s score calls for moments of drama, pathos and even, sometimes, whimsy.
Miles Davis and Milt Jackson - Quintet / Sextet (1956/2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Miles Davis and Milt Jackson - Quintet / Sextet (1956/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 31:01 minutes | 781 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This 1956 release features Miles Davis backed by an all-star group including vibraphonist Milt Jackson who shares co-billing, Jackie McLean on alto saxophone on his two original contributions, pianist Ray Bryant, bassist Percy Heath and drummer Art Taylor. In addition to McLean's two songs, the rest of the programme contains Ray Bryant's Changes and Bitty Ditty, written by Thad Jones.
Rev. Gary Davis - Rev. Gary Davis Live at Gerde's Folk City February, 1962 (2009) 3CD Set

Rev. Gary Davis - Rev. Gary Davis Live at Gerde's Folk City February, 1962 (2009) 3CD Set
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 927 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 377 Mb | Scans ~ 34 Mb | Time: 02:44:24
Acoustic Blues, Folk Blues, Gospel | Label: Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop | # SGGW 114/5/6

Rare concert recordings from 1962 made by Stefan Grossman of the Rev. Gary Davis at the legendary folk club Gerdes Folk City. These three CDs span Rev. Davis repertoire of blues, rags, novelty tunes and gospel songs.

VA - The Great Gospel Women (1993)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Nov. 19, 2017
VA - The Great Gospel Women (1993)

VA - The Great Gospel Women (1993)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | Digital booklet | 01:16:23 | 373 Mb
Soul, Gospel, Female Vocal | Label: Shanachie Records

Like its male counterpoint, this anthology spotlights contributions from both famous stars (Mahalia Jackson, Marion Williams, Dorothy Love Coates, Sister Rosetta Tharpe) and obscure figures (Mary Johnson Davis, Jessie Mae Renfro, Lucy Smith, and Goldia Haynes, among others), presenting a hefty 31 selections. While some might quibble that celebrated stars Jackson and Williams get six tracks apiece, it's hard to argue with the greatness of what's presented by them. Others who give head-turning performances include Frances Steadman, Roberta Martin, and Clara Ward.

Say No to the Devil: The Life and Musical Genius of Rev. Gary Davis  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Nov. 1, 2017
Say No to the Devil: The Life and Musical Genius of Rev. Gary Davis

Ian Zack, "Say No to the Devil: The Life and Musical Genius of Rev. Gary Davis"
ISBN: 022623410X, 022638098X | 2015 | EPUB | 344 pages | 9 MB
VA - Nuggets of the Golden Age of Gospel 1945-1958 (2009) [REPOST]

VA - Nuggets of the Golden Age of Gospel 1945-1958 (2009)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks & cue & log) -> 737 MB | Scans included | 05:00:46
Genre: Gospel | Label: JSP Records | #JSP77126

This wonderful four-disc, 105-track box of postwar Afro-American gospel releases from the 1940s and 1950s was compiled by record collector and gospel historian Opal Louis Nations, and it perfectly captures what was surely a golden age for black gospel. Gospel as we now know it emerged in the South in the early '30s, an outgrowth of the right to assemble and the advent of gospel songwriters like Thomas A. Dorsey (who had sung previously in the secular arena as Georgia Tom), who brought the blues to church, tossed in some ragtime piano rhythms, and almost single-handedly created the genre to the point that his compositions were simply known as "Dorseys.
Miles Davis - In Person Friday Night At The Blackhawk Vol.1 (1961) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series}

Miles Davis - In Person Friday Night At The Blackhawk, San Francisco Vol.1 (1961) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 3963}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 416 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 146 Mb
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© 1961, 2014 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICP 3963
Jazz / Cool / Bop / Hard Bop / Trumpet

Reissue with latest remastering. Comes with new liner notes. The first of two sets recorded during a weekend in 1961 features the Miles Davis Quintet at a period of time when Hank Mobley was on tenor and the rhythm section was comprised of pianist Wynton Kelly, bassist Paul Chambers, and drummer Jimmy Cobb. What is most remarkable is the way Kelly fits into this particular blend of the Miles band. Kelly's interplay with Chambers is especially brilliant, because his sense of blues phrasing inside counterpoint harmony is edgy and large, with left-hand chords in the middle register rather than sharp right-hand runs to accentuate choruses.

Gospel USA - April 2018  Magazines

Posted by Pulitzer at April 20, 2018
Gospel USA  - April 2018

Gospel USA - April 2018
English | 24 pages | True PDF | 3.1 MB