Jazz Mood

Alexia - In a Jazz mood (1996)  

Posted by Speedyclick at Feb. 11, 2013
Alexia - In a Jazz mood (1996)

Alexia - In a Jazz mood (1996)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 13 | Scans | 1:15:01 | ~ 430 Mb & 203 Mb
Label: BMG | 5% recovery record | Vocal jazz, ballads

Alexia Vasiliou (better known as Alexia) is a talented Cypriot jazz and pop singer, with a powerful and expressive voice. She started her career in 1981 and become very popular in Greece, by releasing "Alexia", the most successful debut album by a Greek artist ever. She has collaborated with famous artists like Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Olympia Dukakis, Andreas Vollenweider, Milva and others. In this excellent album she sings classic jazz ballads backed by great jazz musicians like Chick Corea and John Patitucci, but also greek songs by Manos Hadjidakis and Mikis Theodorakis, in jazzy renditions. Enjoy.

Teddy Wilson - Blue Mood (1994)  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 21, 2017
Teddy Wilson - Blue Mood (1994)

Teddy Wilson - Blue Mood (1994)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 271 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 188 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Swing, Piano Jazz | Label: HEP | # HEP CD 1035 | Time: 01:10:24

In the late '30s and early '40s, pianist Teddy Wilson was a big deal in the land of jazz. He had many opportunities to perform as a sideman, and eventually got his breaks. These sessions showcase of variety of his efforts with big bands, large ensembles, small groups, and a singer named Billie Holiday. Though none of his own compositions are credited ("Big Apple" should be,) he certainly had a hand in the arrangements, and was given space to play quite a bit of piano. The Hep label has generously provided 23 selections with Wilson and bandmates including stalwarts Hot Lips Page, Lester Young, Freddie Green, Red Norvo and Pee Wee Russell, as well as backing trombonist Benny Morton's All Stars. There are two takes of "Ain't Misbehavin'," "Just a Mood" (Blue Mood,) "When You're Smiling," and "I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me" for contrast sake. The sound reproduction of these vintage performances is excellent, and this one can easily be recommended to both fan and novice.

Michael Maxwell and His Orchestra - In The Big Band Mood (1997)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Jan. 16, 2017
Michael Maxwell and His Orchestra - In The Big Band Mood (1997)

Michael Maxwell and His Orchestra - In The Big Band Mood (1997)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks - 439 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 121 MB | 00:52:35
Jazz | Label: Avalon Music | Release Year: 1997

Put on your dancing shoes and jive the night away. Standards like In the Mood and When the Saints Come Marching In will put a new lift in your step. Instrumentation includes saxophones, trumpets, trombones, French horn, piano, guitar, bass & drums. When I was a kid, back in the '60's, my dad listened to a group of records called "The Swing Era"… I believe from Time-Life. I grew up loving the swing rhythms and stylings of "Little Brown Jug", "Take The 'A' Train, and "Chattanooga Choo-Choo" as they popped and hissed out of our giant console stereo. I've tried digitally remastered versions of the originals, like "Glenn Miller-A Memorial", but have always been disappointed by, well, the pops and hiss, and the generally low fidelity that these great old songs were recorded with… not their fault! But "In The Big Band Mood" faithfully recaptures the music in new recordings by Michael Maxwell and his orchestra, and their rendition of what I consider to be one of the most perfect pieces of music of all time - "In The Mood" - is excellent. I highly recommend this album!

VA - Jazz Classics (2017)  Music

Posted by ciklon5 at Jan. 8, 2017
VA - Jazz Classics (2017)

VA - Jazz Classics (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:11:16 | 170 Mb
Genre: Jazz / Label: Wnts

Jazz is a music genre that originated amongst African Americans in New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Since the 1920s jazz age, jazz has become recognized as a major form of musical expression. It emerged in the form of independent traditional and popular musical styles, all linked by the common bonds of African American and European American musical parentage with a performance orientation.
John Lee & Gerry Brown - Bamboo Madness (1974) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}

John Lee & Gerry Brown - Bamboo Madness (1974) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 264 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 98 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 229 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1974, 2015 Limetree / Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6419
Jazz / Neo Bop / Fusion / Drums / Bass / Flute

Reissue with the latest remastering and the original cover artwork. Comes with a description written in Japanese. A sweet 70s set from the ultra-hip rhythm duo of bassist John Lee and drummer Gerry Brown – working here in a European setting with loads of great reed work to support the "bamboo" vibe of the title! Flute player Chris Hinze blows both bamboo and regular flute – and the feel of the set is like some of his excellent fusion dates from the same time – but the record also has lots of great work from Gary Bartz on alto and soprano sax, plus some keyboards from Hubert Eaves and Jasper Van'T Hof – two very different players who balance out the mood nicely. Some tracks are full-on fusion, but they're offset by mellower, more introspective passages – of the sort that really let the reed players come out strongly – and titles include "Jua", "Rise On", "Who Can See The Shadow Of The Moon", "Infinite Jones", and "Deliverance".

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.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Not Yet (1988) {Soul Note rel 2005}

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Not Yet (1988) {Soul Note rel 2005}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 325 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 126 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 7 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1988, 2005 JazzIt / Soul Note | JCD12
Jazz / Hard Bop / Drums

The 1988 edition of The Jazz Messengers, which drummer Art Blakey had been leading for 33 years, showed a great deal of promise. Comprised of trumpeter Philip Harper (soon to form The Harper Brothers), trombonist Robin Eubanks, the tenor of Javon Jackson, pianist Benny Green and bassist Peter Washington, this band (whose average age without counting Blakey was around 25) performs one original apiece by Green and Jackson along with five older songs on this enjoyable release. The music may not have contained too many surprises or been startlingly new, but the results are quite pleasing.

Tekniq - Abstract Mood (2016)  Music

Posted by vItOrrEs2009 at Nov. 25, 2016
Tekniq - Abstract Mood (2016)

Tekniq - Abstract Mood (2016)
Afro House, Broken Beat, Nu Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 01:19:21 | 182 MB
Label: Infant Soul Productions – CDISP002 | Rel: 2016

TekniQ is no stranger to Break beat and Afro-House music lovers, iSP proudly brings you his debut album. The album is a journey of good music with rich african artistry, to be enjoyed as the mixed album its meant to be from track one to fifteen. December 2016 will surely never be the same as TekniQ shows his diversity and music acumen 'Abstract Mood'
VA - Venus Jazz Wine Bar: Amazing Jazz & Tasty Wine (2013) 2CDs [Re-Up]

VA - Venus Jazz Wine Bar: Amazing Jazz & Tasty Wine (2013) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 907 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 331 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 52 Mb
Jazz, Lounge, Bop, Cool Jazz, Mainstream Jazz | Label: Venus | # VHCD-1108 | Time: 02:17:59

A nice compilation of jazz lounge, to spend the evening with a glass of fine wine.
Charles Earland - In Concert: At The Montreux Jazz Festival and The Lighthouse (1972-74) {Pestige PRCD-24267-2 rel 2002}

Charles Earland - In Concert: At The Montreux Jazz Festival and The Lighthouse (1972-74) {Pestige PRCD-24267-2 rel 2002}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 528 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 184 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 14 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1972-74, 2002 Prestige / Fantasy | PRCD-24267-2
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Organ Hammond B-3

This two-fer CD pairs 1972's Live at the Lighthouse with the less impressive, though still worthy, 1974 album Kharma, which was recorded at that year's Montreux Jazz Festival. As the head of a sextet on Live at the Lighthouse, Earland spearheaded some first-class soul-jazz, which integrated some funk and rock of the early '70s without sounding like a watered-down cocktail of all those styles (as many other soul-jazz-pop albums of the time did). The horn section of James Vass on sax and Elmer Coles on trumpet leaned more toward soul than jazz, as heard on the opening instrumental cover of Sly & the Family Stone's "Smilin'." The Carpenters' "We've Only Just Begun" wasn't the greatest tune to attempt, though Earland gamely put it into a boppish swing arrangement.