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Henny Vonk - Rerootin' (1982) {2016 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Series CDSOL-6438}

Henny Vonk - Rerootin' (1982) {2016 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Series CDSOL-6438}
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© 1981-82, 2016 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6438
Jazz / Bop / Cool / Vocal Jazz

Reissue with the latest remastering. Features original cover artwork. Comes with a descripton in Japanese. Maybe the only album we've ever seen from Henny Vonk – a jazz singer with a Dutch name, but a style here that's right up there with some of the hipper American singers of the period – especially those who know how to move on the hipper currents of the spectrum! At some level, Henny's got a way of stretching out her words while inflecting them, with a vibe that's reminiscent of Sheila Jordan – but overall, Vonk's maybe a straighter jazz singer, too – but one with a nicely sensitive vibe, as her vocals are balanced out with the introspective piano work of Rov Van Den Broeck. The rhythm duo adds a nice current of soul from time to time – with Clint Houston on bass and Billy Higgins on drums – and many cuts have new lyrics written for the album.
Fred Ho & The Green Monster Big Band - Year of the Tiger (2011) {Innova 789}

Fred Ho & The Green Monster Big Band - Year of the Tiger (2011) {Innova 789}
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© 2011 Innova / Big Red Media | 789
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Experimental / Modern Big Band / Creative Orchestra

To approximate the first half of Fred Ho's album Year of the Tiger, it's necessary to imagine the sound that might be created if the members of Duke Ellington & His Orchestra were mixed with the players from Parliament/Funkadelic and set loose on the Michael Jackson and Jimi Hendrix catalogs. That's right, songs like "Thriller" and "Purple Haze" get severely retrofitted into an aggressive, irreverent jazz-funk style, with harsh, massed horn parts. Sometimes, the sound resembles a couple of high-school marching bands fighting it out on the same football field.
Samba Trio - Tristeza (1982) {2016 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series CDSOL-6434}

Samba Trio - Tristeza (1982) {2016 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series CDSOL-6434}
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© 1982, 2016 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6434
Jazz / Latin Jazz / Samba Jazz / Bossa Nova / Brazilian Traditions

Reissue with the latest remastering and the original cover artwork. Comes with a description written in Japanese. This is a fun quartet playing a very nice combination of Bossa-Samba-Jazz. Their version (Chick de Ipanema) has a fantastic incidental combination of two of the most amazing Bossa songs of all times in the same song; Girl from Ipanema and Summer Samba in a smooth and subtle way that will blow you away. Their other renditions to Bossa classics are amazing. Check them out, you'll love them.
VA - The World's Greatest Jazz Collection: Swing Time (2008) (100 CDs Box Set)

VA - The World's Greatest Jazz Collection: Swing Time (2008) (100 CDs Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | 100 CDs, 110:00:28 min | 25,9 Gb | Covers -> 8 mb
Genre: Jazz, Classic Jazz, Swing / Label: Membran

100 CDs provide you with the most exciting, most beautiful and most swinging recordings from this period. All-Star Swing groups with their most famous recordings. Mit Henry Allen, Roy Eldrige, Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Johnny Hodges, Benny Carter, Fats Waller, Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Red Norvo, Teddy Wilson, Buck Clayton, Django Reinhardt, Jack Teagarden, Rex Stewart, Chu Berry, Charlie Christian, Louis Armstrong u.a. 100-CD-Box with original recordings.
Ornette Coleman - Skies Of America (1972) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4042}

Ornette Coleman - Skies Of America (1972) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4042}
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© 1972, 2014 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICP 4042
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Saxophone

Reissue with the latest remastering. Comes with liner notes. A brilliant large ensemble work from Ornette Coleman – ambitious material recorded with full orchestra, in a haunting sound that's light years from any of his smaller group recordings of the 60s and 70s! There's an incredible feel to the strings used here – played by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Measham – all tied up and dark, with swirling sounds that run up beautifully from the bottom, then take off to the skies promised in the title – opening the door for Ornette to come in and solo freely over the top – in a magical mix that easily makes the record a standout in his long and mighty career!
Art Blakey - Live At Montreux and Northsea (1980) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Series CDSOL-6305}

Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers Big Band - Live At Montreux and Northsea (1980) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Series CDSOL-6305}
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© 1980, 2015 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6305
Jazz / Hard Bop

Reissue with the latest remastering. Features original cover artwork. Comes with a descripton in Japanese. A beautiful big band set from the great Art Blakey – but one that's got all the sharp focus of his small group sides by the Jazz Messengers! The lineup here is a great one – that very vibrant early 80s version of Blakey's group with Bobby Watson on alto sax, Bill Pierce on tenor, and James Williams on piano – augmented by Kevin Eubanks on guitar, Valerie Ponomarev on trumpet, and the Marsalis brothers rounding out the set with some extra horn work! The sound is strong and proud, and handled by Blakey with a tightness that's similar to his smaller group work of the time – but with a power that's simply incredible – especially when Watson's presence is made known on his tunes "Wheel Within A Wheel", "Linwood", and "Bit A Bittadose". Also features a take on Williams' "Minor Thesis".

VA - Toxic Nights Sensual Jazz Tracks (2018)  Music

Posted by ciklon5 at April 25, 2018
VA - Toxic Nights Sensual Jazz Tracks (2018)

VA - Toxic Nights Sensual Jazz Tracks (2018)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1:44:12 | 217 Mb
Genre: Jazz, Lounge, Chillout / Label: Soul Latin

Soul Latin Presents Toxic Nights Sensual Jazz Tracks album 29 original hits and the original artists genre Jazz, Lounge, Chillout. Includes tracks by Matteo Curcio, Randy Phillips, Ingvi Thor Kormaksson, Sunburn In Cyprus, Mark Dorricott and more.

Eliane Elias - Music From Man Of La Mancha (2018) {Concord Jazz}  Music

Posted by tiburon at April 25, 2018
Eliane Elias - Music From Man Of La Mancha (2018) {Concord Jazz}

Eliane Elias - Music From Man Of La Mancha (2018) {Concord Jazz}
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Genre: Post-Bop, Latin Jazz

Pianist Eliane Elias follows her Latin Grammy win for 2017's magnificent Dance of Time with this set of tunes from the iconic musical Man of La Mancha. During the mid-'90s, Elias was approached by Mitch Leigh, the Tony-winning composer of her musical; he'd followed her career and greatly admired her work. Accompanied by Neil Warner, arranger for the original musical, he commissioned the pianist to rearrange songs from the show. Elias was given complete freedom to choose which songs she wished to record. She hired two rhythm sections: One featured drummer Jack DeJohnette and bassist Eddie Gomez; the other bassist Marc Johnson, drummer Satoshi Takeishi, and master percussionist Manolo Badrena (who plays with both groups). Elias and her sidemen recorded nine songs live in studio. Unfortunately, the completed album was shelved due to contractual issues and seemed doomed to obscurity. Leigh passed in 2014 and never saw its release. Concord rescued the album and added it to their catalog some 23 years after recording.
Billy Eckstine - Once More With Feeling (1960) {Roulette Jazz-Blue Note 7243 5 81862 2 2 rel 2003}

Billy Eckstine - Once More With Feeling (1960) {Roulette Jazz-Blue Note 7243 5 81862 2 2 rel 2003}
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© 1960, 2003 Roulette Jazz / Blue Note / EMI | 7243 5 81862 2 2
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Oldies / Standards / Traditional Pop / Trumpet

Billy Eckstine was looking back more than forward by 1960, and his second record for Roulette featured two remakes of familiar hits he'd enjoyed almost 20 years earlier. He also covered two average themes from forgottable movies, the first being the title song (from a Yul Brynner vehicle), the second being "Secret Love" (from a Doris Day film). It may read like a desultory date, and indeed it would have been if not for the presence of a solid jazz band and the surprisingly sympathetic arrangements of big-brass auteur Billy May.

Duke Ellington - Ellington '55 (1955) {1999 Capitol Jazz}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at April 25, 2018
Duke Ellington - Ellington '55 (1955) {1999 Capitol Jazz}

Duke Ellington - Ellington '55 (1955) {1999 Capitol Jazz}
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Genre: jazz, big band

Ellington '55 is the 1955 album by Duke Ellington. This was the third of three albums Ellington recorded for Capitol Records and this was originally credited to Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra. One track features vocals, Jimmy Grissom in "Stompin' At The Savoy". This version, remastered and reissued in 1999 by Capitol Jazz, features two bonus tracks not on the original album.