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Count Basie - Basie In London (1956) {Verve 833 805-2}

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Count Basie - Basie In London (1956) {Verve 833 805-2}

Count Basie - Basie In London (1956) {Verve 833 805-2}
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© 1956 Verve / Universal | 833 805-2
Jazz / Big Band / Swing / Mainstream Jazz

First off, this album is inaccurately titled. Though the cover photo shows Count Basie with two lavishly dressed Brits, the recording was made in its entirety from a 1956 concert in Gothenburg, Sweden. As far as the music, it represents the Basie band in a classic time period, playing many well-known, long-lasting, and beloved tunes that everybody will recognize. It's also a band loaded with legendary Basie sidemen like Freddie Green, Sonny Payne, Thad Jones, Frank Foster, Frank Wess, Joe Newman, Marshall Royal, Charlie Fowlkes, and on three tracks, Joe Williams.

V.A. - Roots of Rock N' Roll, Vol. 2: 1938-1946 (1997)

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V.A. - Roots of Rock N' Roll, Vol. 2: 1938-1946 (1997)

V.A. - Roots of Rock N' Roll, Vol. 2: 1938-1946 (1997)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 238 MB | Covers - 46 MB
Genre: Country Blues, Boogie-Woogie, Swing | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Frémeaux & Associés (FA 352)

This CD is volume two in a series produced by Frenchman Bernard Frémeaux and his associates that explores the roots of rock & roll in the blues and rhythm & blues of the late '30s, the '40s, and the early '50s. The songs of that era were sung by primarily African American musical artists and became the inspiration for the phenomenon known as rock & roll. The music features hard-driving rhythms, as well as a sensuousness in both style and lyrics. Many of the early rock & roll stars, notably Elvis Presley, drew on this rich tradition. Unlike the King, most of these musicians received little notice or remuneration from the white audiences that devoured rock & roll music from the '50s on. In this volume of the collection, the music comes from as early as 1938 and carries up through 1946…

V.A. - Roots of Rock N' Roll, Vol. 1: 1927-1938 (1996)

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V.A. - Roots of Rock N' Roll, Vol. 1: 1927-1938 (1996)

V.A. - Roots of Rock N' Roll, Vol. 1: 1927-1938 (1996)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 237 MB | Covers - 78 MB
Genre: Country Blues, Boogie-Woogie, Swing | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Frémeaux & Associés (FA 351)

The story usually goes that rock & roll was born in 1954 when a young truck driver named Elvis Presley opted to sing black blues his way, and there is no debate that Presley became a catalyst for the explosion that became known as rock & roll. But like most explosions, it had been brewing for a while, and this is the case that Roots of Rock & Roll, Volume 1: 1927-1938 (from the French label Frémeaux) tries to present, drawing together early blues, jazz, folk, and country 78 rpm's in a two-disc package that spans genres and styles. That rock & roll was an evolutionary sponge, soaking up elements of all of these music strands, is obvious, but pinpointing exact musical ancestors can be tough. It is difficult to imagine, for example, some of the artists collected here as proto-rockers (Louis Armstrong, Gene Autrey, Django Reinhardt)…

V.A. - Talkin' Jazz (Legendary Jazz Grooves From The Black Forest) [Recorded 1965-1973] (2007)

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V.A. - Talkin' Jazz (Legendary Jazz Grooves From The Black Forest) [Recorded 1965-1973] (2007)

V.A. - Talkin' Jazz (Legendary Jazz Grooves From The Black Forest) [Recorded 1965-1973] (2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 498 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 184 MB | Covers (4 MB) included
Genre: Jazz-Funk, Latin Jazz, Big Band | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Universal Music (06025 1730453)

The Jazz Club series is an attractive addition to the Verve catalogue. With it's modern design and popular choice of repertoire, the Jazz Club is not only opened for Jazz fans, but for everyone that loves good music.
Ella Fitzgerald, Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band, Mark Murphy, Roland Kovac Orchestra, Charly Antolini, Monty Alexander Trio and many more.

VA - The Savory Collection 1935-1940 (2018)

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VA - The Savory Collection 1935-1940 (2018)

VA - The Savory Collection 1935-1940 (2018)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 966 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 894 Mb | 06:30:13
Jazz, Swing | Label: Mosaic Records

For Loren Schoenberg of the Jazz Museum of Harlem, it's the discovery that capped nearly forty years of searching. For us at Mosaic, it's the "find" that has us re-examining an era we thought we knew inside out. And now, for listeners, it's an historic and fleeting opportunity to own a treasure trove of previously unknown music. Mosaic Records presents "The Savory Collection" - six CDs with 108 tracks locked away for more than 70 years and finally available on CD for the very first time anywhere. The recordings are from the personal collection of Bill Savory, a quirky and secretive studio engineer in New York whose day job in the late 1930s and early 1940s was transcribing radio broadcasts for foreign distribution, and whose nighttime passion was turning on the disc recorders to pull in and preserve what was happening in the clubs of New York City and other cities.

VA - Valentines Day Mix (2020)

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VA - Valentines Day Mix (2020)

VA - Valentines Day Mix (2020)
FLAC tracks | 2:14:14 | 880 Mb
Genre: Jazz, Pop, Rock / Label: Universal Music

Above the album worked the Universal Music 'Valentines Day Mix ', and his release took place on 2020. The album has got 38 songs with a total duration of more than an hour. A compilation is a compilation of original music.

Sidney Bechet - Mosaic Select (2006) {3CD Box Set, Mosaic Records MS-022 rec 1923-1947}

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Sidney Bechet - Mosaic Select (2006) {3CD Box Set, Mosaic Records MS-022 rec 1923-1947}

Sidney Bechet - Mosaic Select (2006) {3CD Box Set, Mosaic Records MS-022 rec 1923-1947}
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© 1923-47, 2006 Mosaic Records / Sony BMG | MS-022
Jazz / Early Jazz / Clarinet

Sidney Bechet, the first great jazz horn soloist to be featured on records, was a remarkable soprano saxophonist and clarinetist. He dominated ensembles, often taking over the role of a trumpet or cornet, and was such a dazzling soloist that he ended up being the favorite musician of both Duke Ellington and John Coltrane. On this three-CD set, Mosaic Select has included some of the highlights of Bechet's recording career, although not delving into his later Paris years or his much-reissued association with the Victor label.

The Count Basie Bunch - Too Marvelous for Words (1999) {Vanguard Records 79601-2 rec 1956-1958}

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The Count Basie Bunch - Too Marvelous for Words (1999) {Vanguard Records 79601-2 rec 1956-1958}

The Count Basie Bunch - Too Marvelous for Words (1999) {Vanguard Records 79601-2 rec 1956-1958}
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© 1956-58, 1999 Vanguard Records | 79601-2
Jazz / Swing / Mainstream Jazz

Too Marvelous for Words compiles 12 highlights from John Hammond's late-'50s recordings of Count Basie and his band for Vanguard. Hammond didn't specifically record Basie, who only appears on four tracks on this compilation. Instead, he assembled various members of Basie's band, had them run through familiar items of their repertoire, adding a couple of stray songs and originals along the way. Since these recordings were made in the late '50s, when all of the members (apart from the odd newcomer, such as Kenny Burrell) were well established, these sessions aren't as revelatory as many of Hammond's blues and folk recordings, which had the wondrous element of discovery.

Jacques Demy / Michel Legrand - L'integrale: The Complete Edition (2013) 11 CD Box Set

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Jacques Demy / Michel Legrand - L'integrale: The Complete Edition (2013) 11 CD Box Set

Jacques Demy / Michel Legrand - L'intégrale: The Complete Edition (2013) 11 CD Box Set
EAC | FLAC (Tracks) + cue.+log ~ 3.99 Gb | Mp3, CBR320 kbps ~ 1.79 Gb | Scans included
Label: Universal Music Jazz France, EmArcy | # 534 215 9 | Time: 11:56:24
Soundtracks, Jazz, Chanson, French Pop, Contemporary Classical

Though it emerged from the artistic rebelliousness and formal innovations of the French New Wave, Jacques Demy’s kaleidoscopic world was like nothing of its time. The director’s signature style—a Hollywood-inspired blend of candy-colored imagery, infectious tunes, and swooning romance—was most famously showcased in his beloved musicals The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) and The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967). A key ingredient in these two landmark films is Demy’s close collaboration with composer Michel Legrand, who became an international icon following the success of Cherbourg’s soundtrack and went on to win three Oscars for his work in Hollywood.

Billie Holiday - The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters (2018) {3CD Set, Verve Reissues, Digital Issue rec 1939-1950}

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Billie Holiday - The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters (2018) {3CD Set, Verve Reissues, Digital Issue rec 1939-1950}

Billie Holiday - The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters (2018) {3CD Set, Verve Reissues, Digital Issue rec 1939-1950}
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© 1939-50, 2018 Commodore / Decca / Verve Reissues / UMG
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Swing / Torch Songs

Columbia balked at recording Strange Fruit , fearing reprisals from Southern distributors. So Billie turned to producer Milt Gabler at Commodore, and a four-song one-off flowered into more than a decade of work together. Milt went to Decca soon after, and so did Billie; here, for the first time in one place, are all 50 Milt Gabler-produced Billie Holiday masters, plus two others from her Decca era: Strange Fruit; Yesterdays; Fine and Mellow; My Old Flame; Lover Man; Billie's Blues; I Loves You Porgy; God Bless the Child; Now or Never; You're My Thrill; I'll Get By; My Man 52 breathtakingly beautiful performances!

Ernie Wilkins - The Everest Years (1959-60) {Re--Everest 545 450 756-2 rel 2005}

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Ernie Wilkins - The Everest Years (1959-60) {Re--Everest 545 450 756-2 rel 2005}

Ernie Wilkins - The Everest Years (1959-60) {Re–Everest 545 450 756-2 rel 2005}
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© 1959-60, 2005 Re / Everest / Universal | 545 450 756-2
Jazz / Bop / Modern Big Band / Modern Arragement

Arranger Ernie Wilkins' two Everest LPs, Here Comes the Swingin' Mr. Wilkins and The Big New Band of the '60s, are reissued in full on this single CD. Recording during 1959-1960, Wilkins used an overlapping personnel of Count Basie members (both past and of the time), some of the top jazz-oriented studio players, and various miscellaneous jazz musicians. There is no way that this could have been a full-time big band, not with such soloists as Duke Ellington's tenor saxophonist Paul Gonsalves, trumpeters Clark Terry and Thad Jones, and the Basie players, but Wilkins' swinging arrangements gave his short-lived orchestra its own sound.

Savoy Satellites - Just Jivin' (2020)

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Savoy Satellites - Just Jivin' (2020)

Savoy Satellites - Just Jivin' (2020)
WEB FLAC (tracks) ~ 268.35 Mb | 46:01 | Cover
Swing | Country: Germany (Berlin) | Label: YouTunez

The Quartet is cooking the classy side of the golden age of swing: the 40s. Playing a selection from the Great American Songbook, some dizzy novelty tunes and hot Jazz originals for the Lindy-Hoppers. Vocals, piano, guitar and bass are swingin' in the style of the early Nat King Cole Trio, Slim & Slam, Billie Holiday … just to name a few.

Joe Negri - Uptown Elegance (2004)

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Joe Negri - Uptown Elegance (2004)

Joe Negri - Uptown Elegance (2004)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 289.23 Mb | 52:12 | Covers
Swing, Big Band | Country: USA | Label: MCG Jazz - MCGJ1015

Although Joe Negri is widely known nationally for his role as "Handyman Negri" from the PBS program, Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, a smaller subset of truly fortunate fans have had the opportunity to appreciate his "chops" as a first rate jazz guitarist. This collection is comprised of a number of jazz standards, extremely well recorded at Pittsburgh's Manchester Craftsmen's Guild. The band is made up of most of the finest jazz musicians in the Pittsburgh area and fulfill their support role superbly. If you are already familiar with Joe's work, you will enjoy this album as a continuation of his marvelous career. If you have not had the good fortune to hear Mr. Negri before now, you have a real treat awaiting you. Highly Recommended. – Blue Lou

Joshua Cusack Art Ensemble - Playing Well With Others (2019)

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Joshua Cusack Art Ensemble - Playing Well With Others (2019)

Joshua Cusack Art Ensemble - Playing Well With Others (2019)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 261 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 93 MB | Covers - 30 MB
Genre: Contemporary Jazz, Free Jazz, Big Band | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Perth Jazz Society

This album was written by Composer Joshua Cusack in late 2018 to celebrate his graduation from his undergraduate degree at the Western Australian Academy of Performing arts. The concept of the album was to write a modern jazz album for large ensemble heavily featuring free improvisation as well as electronics.
"The outcome was dark brooding and like no large ensemble jazz I have heard before." - Joshua Cusack, Composer arranger.
"His willingness to take risks, go for ideas, and break the rules which makes this project an ambitious and exciting first recording for someone who will no doubt go on to producing interesting and creative music in the future. Congratulations Josh and welcome to the large ensemble club, we've been expecting you." - Mace Francis

Quincy Jones - Summer In The City: The Soul Jazz Grooves Of Quincy Jones [Recorded 1969-1981] (2007)

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Quincy Jones - Summer In The City: The Soul Jazz Grooves Of Quincy Jones [Recorded 1969-1981] (2007)

Quincy Jones - Summer In The City: The Soul Jazz Grooves Of Quincy Jones [Recorded 1969-1981] (2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 456 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 178 MB | Covers (5 MB) included
Genre: Soul Jazz, Big Band | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Universal Music (06007 5301956)

The Jazz Club series is an attractive addition to the Verve catalogue. With it's modern design and popular choice of repertoire, the Jazz Club is not only opened for Jazz fans, but for everyone that loves good music.
In a career spanning over seven decades, Quincy Jones has earned his reputation as a renaissance man of American music. Since entering the industry as an arranger in the early 1950s, he has distinguished himself as a bandleader, solo artist, sideman, songwriter, producer, film composer, and record label executive. A quick look at a few of the artists he's worked with - Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Lesley Gore, Michael Jackson, Peggy Lee, Ray Charles, Paul Simon, and Aretha Franklin - reveals the remarkable diversity of his career…