Mosaic Basie

Lester Young - Classic Columbia, Okeh and Vocalion: Lester Young with Count Basie 1936-1940 (2008)

Lester Young - Classic Columbia, Okeh and Vocalion: Lester Young with Count Basie 1936-1940 (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, m3u, scans - 851 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 552 MB | 04:00:25
Jazz, Mainstream Jazz, Saxophone Jazz | Label: Mosaic | Release Year: 2008

The focus of this set was to present all of Lester Young's solo efforts under Count Basie's leadership for the Columbia family of labels. In addition, we have included the Glenn Hardman and his Hammond Five date plus a Benny Goodman small group session that went unreleased until 1973.
Buddy Rich - Argo, Emarcy & Verve Small Group Sessions (1953-61) [7CD Set] (2005) {Mosaic MD7-232}

Buddy Rich - Argo, Emarcy & Verve Small Group Sessions (1953-61) [7CD Set] (2005) {Mosaic MD7-232}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 2.17 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.02 Gb
Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 39 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2005 Mosaic / Universal | MD7-232 | 24-bit remaster
Jazz / Mainstream Jazz / Bop / Drums

Buddy Rich, the most remarkable drummer to ever play jazz, can easily have his career divided into three. During 1937-1945 he was a notable sideman with big bands including those of Bunny Berigan, Artie Shaw, and Tommy Dorsey. In 1966 he formed his own successful orchestra that capitulated him to his greatest fame. During the 20 years in between, Rich led short-lived bebop big bands, a variety of combos, toured with Jazz at the Philharmonic, recorded with all-star groups, and had stints with the orchestras of Dorsey and Harry James. This seven-CD set draws its material from Rich's second period and it can also be divided into two. The first half has Rich recording for producer Norman Granz in a variety of combos.
Count Basie - The Complete Roulette Live Recordings Of Count Basie and His Orchestra (1959-1962) [8CD] {Mosaic}

Count Basie - The Complete Roulette Live Recordings Of Count Basie and His Orchestra (1959-1962) [8CD] {Mosaic}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 3.15 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.23 Gb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 71 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1991 Mosaic Records | MD8-135
Jazz / Big Band / Swing

Count Basie defined the jazz meaning of swing. His band could get more bounce from a line that any other. And though his soloists were never of highest dazzle, they always fit the program. These live recordings from 1959, 1961 and 1962 capture the Count at his comfort. Mosaic has done its usual fine job with them on eight CDs. Roulette itself has reissued 12 of the cuts on a single CD entitled ``Basie in Sweden,`` for those who just want a taste.
Buck Clayton - The Complete CBS Buck Clayton Jam Sessions 1953-1956 (1993) {200g 8LP BOX Mosaic}

Buck Clayton - The Complete CBS Buck Clayton Jam Sessions 1953-1956 (1993) {200g 8LP BOX Mosaic}
Vinyl rip @ 24/96 | FLAC(tracks) – 6.79 Gb | Full Scans – 57 Mb | Label: Mosaic Records
Genre: Jazz | RAR 5% | Rec. CAT #MQ8-144

The Complete CBS Buck Clayton Jam Sessions (extremely rare & limited 1993 US 32-track Mosaic audiophile 8-LP box set) is a superlative package contains all the jam session recordings for CBS, plus alternate takes and originals restored to their full length, with soloists including Joe Newman, Ruby Braff, Urbie Green, Coleman Hawkins, Woody Herman & more. Housed in a beautifully presented textured outer black box with front pasted picture cover, complete with an informative 20-page LP sized booklet, featuring stunning black & white session photographs and extensive liner notes).
Thad Jones - The Complete Blue Note/ UA/ Roulette Recordings Of Thad Jones (1997) [3CD] {Mosaic}

Thad Jones - The Complete Blue Note/ UA/ Roulette Recordings Of Thad Jones (1997) [3CD] {Mosaic}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC+CUE+LOG -> 964 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 440 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 63 Mb
© 1997 Mosaic Records / EMI / Capitol | MD3-172
Jazz / Hard Bop / Trumpet

The Complete Blue Note/UA/Roulette Recordings of Thad Jones is a wonderful limited-edition three-disc box set, containing everything the trumpeter recorded for the labels in the late '50s. Jones was a fantastic hard bop trumpeter, and the set captures him in all of his glory, making it of interest to serious hard bop connoisseurs.
Count Basie & His Orchestra - Complete Roulette Studio Recordings (10 CD)

Count Basie & His Orchestra - Complete Roulette Studio Recordings (10 CD, 1993)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) & mp3 @ 320 kbps | tracks: 175 | Cover & Booklet Scans | 10:42:43 | ~ 3,46 Gb & 1,49 Gb
Label: Mosaic Records | 5% recovery record | Original recordings | Jazz, big band, swing

Some of Count Basie's finest recordings were cut for the Roulette label during 1957-1962, and all of his studio performances are included on this massive Mosaic ten-CD boxed set. Among the 24 classic former LPs that are reissued here are The Atomic Mr. Basie, Basie Plays Hefti, Chairman of the Board, Everyday I Have the Blues, and Kansas City Suite. A rare, out of print, limited edition of famous Mosaic label, featuring the complete 1957-62 works of a jazz giant in excellent recording and ripping quality, with full 400dpi scans. Enjoy.
Sam Rivers - The Complete Blue Note Sam Rivers Sessions 1964-67 (1996) {3CD Box Set Mosaic MD3-167}

Sam Rivers - The Complete Blue Note Sam Rivers Sessions 1964-67 (1996) {3CD Box Set Mosaic MD3-167}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.27 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 465 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 335 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1964-67, 1996 Blue Note / EMI-Capitol Music / Mosaic Records | MD3-167
Jazz / Post Bop / Avant-Garde Jazz / Saxophone

From the time of his first Blue Note recording in 1964 to his final session for the label in 1967, Sam Rivers made stunning progress as an avant-garde innovator. Starting with an inside/outside hard bop foundation, Rivers quickly took his music as far out as he could while maintaining a recognizable structure; his work fearlessly explored wildly dissonant harmonies and atonality, dense group interaction, cerebral rumination, and passionately intense, free-leaning solos.
Benny Goodman - The Complete Capitol Small Group Recordings Of Benny Goodman 1944-1955 (1993) {4CD Mosaic MD4-148}

Benny Goodman - The Complete Capitol Small Group Recordings Of Benny Goodman 1944-1955 (1993) {4CD Mosaic MD4-148}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.12 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 575 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 118 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1944-1955, 1993 Capitol Records / Mosaic Records | MD4-148
Jazz / Swing / Bop / Bebop / Clarinet

Benny Goodman took some stylistic chances during his 11-year tenure with Capitol. He listened closely to, then flirted with, bebop during this time, not altering his own swing-based playing but inserting it into a bop framework. He also played traditional swing in various small groups. The sessions covered on this most recent Mosaic four-disc (six-album) set were originally issued on a number of 10" and 12" albums, as well as the CDs BG in Hi Fi and The Benny Goodman Story, a Japanese issue.

Count Basie - April in Paris (1956)  Music

Posted by v3122 at April 6, 2017
Count Basie - April in Paris (1956)

Count Basie - April in Paris (1956)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1995 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 652 | ~ 132 or 94 Mb | Scans -> 26 Mb
Jazz, Big Band

One of the staples in the Count Basie discography, April in Paris is one of those rare albums that makes its mark as an almost instant classic in the jazz pantheon. April in Paris represents the reassembly of the original Count Basie orchestra that define swing in the 1930s and 1940…
Count Basie And His Orchestra - Basic Basie (1969/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Count Basie And His Orchestra - Basic Basie (1969/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 33:47 minutes | 668 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

The MPS label scored a coup when they were able to set up a recording date with the Basie orchestra. It took place on October 20th, 1969 at Universal Studios in Chicago. As agreed upon, the band brought along standards from the Basie book, and the Count fulfilled MPS head Hans Georg Brunner-Schwers wish that Basie play longer piano passages than usual; normally Basie limited himself to a short riff here and there. The way Basie and his orchestra played reminded me of a top long distance runner, producer Sonny Lester commented in the liner notes to the album. He went on to say that the bands playing was, disciplined, clean, with such a feel for timing and teamwork that you had the feeling that every band member was guided by the same brain. The best-known names in that particular group were tenor saxophonist Eddie Lockjaw Davis and guitarist Freddie Green, a Basie mainstay over the decades.