Jazz Britannia

BBC - Trad Jazz Britannia (2013)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at April 24, 2016
BBC - Trad Jazz Britannia (2013)

BBC - Trad Jazz Britannia (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1530 Kbps | 59mn 15s | 743 MB
Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Music

Documentary telling the story of Britains postwar infatuation with old New Orleans jazz. With rare 78rpm imports as their only guide, a generation of amateur jazz enthusiasts including Humphrey Lyttelton and Chris Barber created a traditional jazz scene that strove to recreate the essence and freedom of 1920s New Orleans in 1950s Britain.

BBC - Festivals Britannia (2010)  

Posted by notbanned at June 23, 2015
BBC - Festivals Britannia (2010)

BBC - Festivals Britannia (2010)
HDTV | 1024x576 | .MKV/AVC @ 1411 Kbps | 1h 27mn | Audio: English AAC 132 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 986 MiB
Genre: Documentary

Documentary tells the story of the emergence and evolution of the British music festival through the mavericks, dreamers and dropouts who have produced, enjoyed and sometimes fought for them over the last 50 years. The film traces the ebb and flow of British festival culture from jazz beginnings at Beaulieu in the late 50s through to the Isle of Wight festivals at the end of the 60s, early Glastonbury and one-off commercial festivals like 1972's Bickershaw, the free festivals of the 70s and 80s and on through the extended rave at Castlemorton in 1992 to the contemporary resurgence in festivals like Glastonbury, Isle of Wight and Reading in the last decade. Sam Bridger's film explores the central tension between the people's desire to come together, dance to the music and build temporary communities and the desire of the state, the councils and the locals to police these often unruly gatherings. At the heart of the documentary is an ongoing argument about British freedom and shifts in the political, musical and cultural landscape set to a wonderful soundtrack of 50 years of great popular music which takes in trad jazz, Traffic, Roy Harper, the Grateful Dead, Hawkwind, Orbital and much more.
Henry Wolking & Salt Lake City Jazz Orchestra - In Sea (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Henry Wolking & Salt Lake City Jazz Orchestra - In Sea (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Front Cover | 975MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Big Round Records

Its evident from hearing the jazz big band works of composer, arranger, conductor and trombonist Henry Wolking’s debut album on Big Round Records, IN SEA, that he effectively mixes complexity with simplicity in his jazz harmonies and colorful orchestrations that make for an exciting and memorable listening experience. The inspired solo work of band members and guest artists add to the sincere and fresh cosmopolitan character of the recording.

Hadouk Trio - Paris Jazz Festival (2015) [HDTV 1080p]  Music

Posted by juanchito at Dec. 7, 2016
Hadouk Trio - Paris Jazz Festival (2015) [HDTV 1080p]

Hadouk Trio - Paris Jazz Festival (2015)
HDTV 1080p | MP4 | 1920x1080 (16:9), 25.00 fps, AVC, 11.3 mbps, 0.217 bits/pixel
Audio: 48.0 KHz, AAC-LC, 2 ch, stereo, 384 Kbps | 4.22 GB
Jazz, World music | Length: 00:51:30

Toni Morrison - Jazz (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Anthias_31 at Dec. 6, 2016
Toni Morrison - Jazz (repost)

Toni Morrison - Jazz
Italian | Frassinelli | 1993 | ISBN: 8876842438 | 237 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

Harlem, 1926. Joe Trace un venditore cinquantenne di cosmetici, uccide Dorcas, la giovane amante di diciotto anni. Al funerale della ragazza, Violet, la moglie di Joe, cerca di sfigurarne il cadavere. Questa è in sintesi la trama del romanzo, ultima, superba prova del Premio Nobel Toni Morrison. Ma il significato e il valore dell’opera si collocano ben oltre il puro intreccio. Essa è soprattutto un ritratto della società nera che una voce narrante - uomo o donna? al lettore la risposta - intesse con un racconto il cui ritmo ricorda il jazz e che spazia tra la New York degli anni Venti, dall’incedere frenetico, e la Virginia del 1880, dall’atmosfera più lenta e lirica. Joe e Violet rappresentano quel flusso migratorio di neri che all’inizio del Novecento lasciò le zone rurali per riversarsi nella Città: ed è in quel mondo segnato dal razzismo e dalla segregazione che si sviluppa una love story a tre, carica di passione e tragedia.
V.A. - Jazz Loves Disney (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

V.A. - Jazz Loves Disney (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Artwork | 995MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Verve

Jazz Loves Disney was recorded between Paris, London and Los Angeles by a dream cast. It is incredibly coherent, as if all participants had agreed to pay a rightful tribute to the most beautiful and symbolic tunes of Walt Disneys magic world, as if nothing was too good for the stars when they revisited the classics and the sweet childhood memories connected to them. This is the ultimate proof of the impact Disney has had on generations of jazz musicians, including the ones taking part in Jazz Loves Disney.
Bob James - Rhodes Scholar Jazz: Funk Classics 1974-1982 (2CD) (2013)

Bob James - Rhodes Scholar Jazz: Funk Classics 1974-1982 (2CD) (2013)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 332 mb
Genre: jazz, smooth jazz, jazz pop

Rhodes Scholar Jazz: Funk Classics 1974-1982 is a 2CD compilation of American jazz keyboardist Bob James. It highlights his work on bothj CTI and Tappan Zee/Columbia featuring a few of his well known hits and album track classics, some of which have become the core of samples in hip-hop and electronica songs.

VA - Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (2000) {Kent}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Dec. 5, 2016
VA - Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (2000) {Kent}

VA - Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (2000) {Kent}
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 130 mb
Genre: jazz, R&B, soul

Yet Mo' Mod Jazz is a 2000 compilation CD from the Kent Dance label. This focuses on some of the jazz and mod jazz sounds from Atlantic Records in the late 60's and early 70's.

VA - This Is Smooth Jazz Vol. 2 (2000)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Dec. 4, 2016
VA - This Is Smooth Jazz Vol. 2 (2000)

VA - This Is Smooth Jazz Vol. 2 (2000)
Smooth Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 43 min | 109 MB
Label: Instinct Records | Rel:2000

Part of Instinct Records' most successful jazz series, This Is Smooth Jazz, Vol. 2 is packed with great contemporary jazz funk, smooth jazz, Latin, soul, acid jazz, groove, and R&B, and is one of Instinct's most appealing compilations to date. The CD features smooth jazz stars Count Basic, Soundscape UK, Joe Fuentes, Chris Standring, and the award-winning the Jazz Steppers. If you have a thing for great guitarists, check out the fine work of Nigel Wallace on "Kabanos" and Peter Legat on "I'm Loving You." If you prefer vocals, then listen carefully to vocalist Kelli Sae who shines with the excellence that only she can give on one of the best R&B/acid jazz compositions available or to newcomers or Espirito who adds an exciting new dimension to the series. This second collection is an excellent update to This Is Smooth Jazz and by adding these latest and most exciting sounds in contemporary jazz, the highly successful series should broaden its international appeal and impact on the various styles of music compiled for it.
Chucho Valdes & The Afro-Cuban Messengers - Border-Free (2013) {Jazz Village}

Chucho Valdes & The Afro-Cuban Messengers - Border-Free (2013) {Jazz Village}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 600dpi | 431MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 188MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Latin Jazz, Cu-Bop, Afrocubism

Chucho Valdes, Cuba's most famous jazz musician, has rebalanced the repertoire of his Afro-Cuban Messengers on Border-Free, mixing its American-jazz agenda (the group's name deliberately references both Valdes' roots and the late Art Blakey's classic soul-bop Jazz Messengers group) with more extended Latin-American input, and some Native American and Andalusian connections, too. Saxophonist Branford Marsalis, guesting on three tracks, is warmly romantic on tenor on the loping Tabu, agile and fluent on the Cuban dance-shuffle Bebo, and mercurial on a soprano-sax break full of north African microtonalisms on the hurtling, horn-hooting finale, Abdel.