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Gorilla Mask - Brain Drain (2019)

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Gorilla Mask - Brain Drain (2019)

Gorilla Mask - Brain Drain (2019)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 296 MB | Tracks: 9 | 42:37 min
Style: Jazz, Rock, Fusion | Label: Clean Feed Records

Peter Van Huffel’s journey through the combination of jazz and rock, alien to the fusion tradition of the seventies and the collage of the nineties, proceeds with yet another opus from the Gorilla Mask gang, as always inclusive of the mindblowing rhythm section of Roland Fidezius and Rudi Fischerlehner. “Brain Drain” is a mishmash of punk, metal, jazz, free improvisation and written avant-garde music, always in the process of construction and deconstruction, going from persistent, headbanging riffs and grooves to abstract and puzzling situations or vice-versa, without excuses nor preconceptions.

David Garfield & Friends - The State Of Things (2005)

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David Garfield & Friends - The State Of Things (2005)

David Garfield & Friends - The State Of Things (2005)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 459 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb | Scans included
Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock | Label: ESC | # ESC 03698-2 | Time: 01:03:11

Unless you frequent Los Angeles clubs like The Baked Potato and La Ve Lee, chances are you haven't heard of keyboardist David Garfield. But you've heard him. Appearing on over a hundred albums, Garfield has worked with artists like trumpeter Freddie Hubbard and guitarist Larry Carlton. He's a co-founder of Los Lobotomys and Karizma, two fusion-based jam bands that have included drummers like Vinnie Colaiuta and Simon Phillips, as well as guitarists Steve Lukather and the perennially-underrated Michael Landau. No recording dates are listed on The State of Things, but Garfield's clearly been working on it for years, given that a third of the tracks feature Carlos Vega—a versatile drummer who appeared on literally hundreds of albums before passing away tragically in 1998. This fusion-centric effort features many of LA's best session players, but in many ways it's as much Landau's disc as it is Garfield's. He pays tribute to Jimi Hendrix on a version of "If Six Was Nine that—as blasphemous as this may sound—might actually be an improvement on the original. While his tone says rock, his lines say jazz as he demonstrates complete facility navigating changes on the swinging version of Miles Davis' "Milestones and a more delicate mainstream take on John Coltrane's "Naima. He exhibits his more textural side on "Me and kicks things into extreme high gear on the greasy funk of "Five Storks and the more overtly rocking "Black Cadillac.

Joe Zawinul - Brown Street (2006) [2CDs] {Intuition}

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Joe Zawinul - Brown Street (2006) [2CDs] {Intuition}

Joe Zawinul - Brown Street (2006) [2CDs] {Intuition}
EAC 0.95b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 400dpi | 746MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 194MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion

Recorded in Vienna, the city of Joe Zawinul's birth, this 2005 concert adapts many of his most celebrated compositions for the expanded presence of the WDR Big Band. After the triumphant opening of the propulsive eleven-minute title track, the gentle "In a Silent Way" revisits the evocative memories of Zawinul's childhood that inspired him to write the piece over forty years ago.

Joe Zawinul - Dialects (1986) {Columbia}

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Joe Zawinul - Dialects (1986) {Columbia}

Joe Zawinul - Di.a.lects (1986) {Columbia}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 297MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 117MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, World Fusion

In 1986, after sixteen years at the helm of Weather Report, Joe Zawinul stepped out with Dialects. The album was also the first solo disc since 1970 by the multi-keyboardist/synthesizer visionary/composer-arranger. As its title suggests, Dialects drew on various music tongues from around the globe.

Joe Zawinul - My People (1996) {Escapade}

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Joe Zawinul - My People (1996) {Escapade}

Joe Zawinul - My People (1996) {Escapade}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 358MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 120MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Ethnic Fusion

If one must indulge in categories, My People, featuring the Zawinul Syndicate and a United Nations coterie of guests, probably belongs on the vast world music shelf, the links to so-called jazz now so tenuous as to be nearly, but not quite, invisible. On the percolating "Slivovitz Trail," "Orient Express," "Many Churches," and the Caribbean-tinged cleverly titled "In an Island Way," the music does suggest earlier versions of the Syndicate, and Joe Zawinul's nostalgic evocations of Wayne Shorter on the Korg Pepe reach back even further. Otherwise, Zawinul is looking entirely toward ethnic cultures for musical sustenance. The musical structures are linear, the rhythms full of intricacies welded to Zawinul's love affair with the groove, the synthesizer textures usually sparer than ever.

Joe Zawinul - Faces & Places (2002) {ESC}

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Joe Zawinul - Faces & Places (2002) {ESC}

Joe Zawinul - Faces & Places (2002)
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 485MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 152MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Hard-Bop, Ethnic Fusion

This Zawinul's 2002 solo effort seems to be a summarization of his recent jazz/fusion/world music stylizations, witnessed by his Zawinul Syndicate band. As this solo effort offers more of the same. Here, the keyboardist enlists a multinational cast of percussionists (including ex-Weather Report personnel), vocalists, and soloists for an album that more or less mirrors his recent output.

The Zawinul Syndicate - Lost Tribes (1992) {Columbia}

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The Zawinul Syndicate - Lost Tribes (1992) {Columbia}

The Zawinul Syndicate - Lost Tribes (1992) {Columbia}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 314MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 125MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Ethnic Fusion, Hard Bop

Now reduced in size to a quintet (dropping the extra percussionist), Zawinul's Syndicate delivers its most overtly political album – or shall we say, its most anti-political album with its forget-our-differences, one-world tone poems. If Lost Tribes sounds more like a Weather Report album than its Syndicate predecessors, it may be because the CD is loaded with Zawinul's uncanny impersonations of Wayne Shorter on his Pepe synthesizer. Yet the album also cuts down on the pop and straight jazz strains of yore as it explores the sounds and grooves of world music, and Zawinul also resumes using introductory sound collages that produce effects not unlike twisting a short-wave radio dial.

Joe Zawinul - World Tour (1998) [2CDs] {ESC Records}

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Joe Zawinul - World Tour (1998) [2CDs] {ESC Records}

Joe Zawinul - World Tour (1998) [2CDs] {ESC Records}
EAC 0.95b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 690MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 235MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Ethnic Fusion

This version of the Zawinul Syndicate could swing harder than any Zawinul-led unit since the heyday of Weather Report, as this two-CD set – taken from three concerts in Berlin and Trier, Germany – triumphantly illustrates. Small wonder, for the lineup of the Syndicate looks almost like a Weather Report alumni gathering, with Zawinul, the brilliant percussionist Manolo Badrena from the 1977 Heavy Weather band, and bassist Victor Bailey, from the great '80s global-funk edition forming a quorum, with Paco Sery on drums and Gary Poulson on guitar filling out the ranks.

Jaco Pastorius - Last Live 1986 (2014) {King Records Japan, KICJ-672}

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Jaco Pastorius - Last Live 1986 (2014) {King Records Japan, KICJ-672}

Jaco Pastorius - Last Live 1986 (2014) {King Records Japan, KICJ-672}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 418 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 149 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 26 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1986, 2014 King Records Japan / Vision Quest Music | KICJ-672
Jazz / Post Bop / Progressive Jazz / Fusion / Bass

2014 Official Release, only available as an Import. The final concert was recorded in Dortmund, Germany on December 21, 1986. Available in very limited quantities. Features the last performance of Jaco Pastorius. Japanese original release. This live album, recorded in Dortmund, Germany, Dec 12, 1986, is Jaco's memorable last performance in his life. Jaco at the time was vibrant, good in health, and played well. The recording plan as The Holy Ghost, power trio with a gutarist and a drummer, was in progress with MCA Records at the same time. Jaco stated "Although I have played in many form of bands like Wheather Report, Word of Mough Big band, sextet, I am now having fun with trio. I expect I can create new sound with lots more space."

Carl Filipiak - Right On Time (1993) {Geometric}

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Carl Filipiak - Right On Time (1993) {Geometric}

Carl Filipiak - Right On Time (1993) {Geometric}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC Image level 8 | Cue+Log | Full Scans 300dpi | 266MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 93MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion

The music on this funky set is catchy and infectious if a bit lightweight. Guitarist Carl Filipiak is not overly distinctive but he is a versatile player, distorting his tone in spots so as to sound quite natural whether playing some postbop explorations or rockish fusion. The rhythm section is tight and there are some good solos from saxophonists Bob Berg and Dave Fairall (who are on different selections) along the way. The energy and enthusiasm keep one interested.

Yuya Komoguchi - Picture (2014) {King Record Japan}

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Yuya Komoguchi - Picture (2014) {King Record Japan}

Yuya Komoguchi - Picture (2014) {King Record Japan}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC Image level 8 | Cue+Log | Full Scans 300dpi | 382MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 124MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion

Japan's brightest rising guitar virtuoso and Xotic endorser Yuya Komoguchi showed off his talents in his album Picture.

Joe Sample - Old Places Old Faces (1996) {Warner}

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Joe Sample - Old Places Old Faces (1996) {Warner}

Joe Sample - Old Places Old Faces (1996) {Warner}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Scans 300dpi | 286MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 129MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Fusion, Smooth Jazz

Pianist Joe Sample's Warner Bros. session mostly features relaxed acoustic music. Sample emphasizes his original melodies during his improvisations and is backed quite ably by bassist Jay Anderson, drummer Ralph Penland and an occasional percussionist. Most notable is that tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd guests on three tracks, playing in his usual mellow version of John Coltrane.

Joe Sample - Ashes To Ashes (1990) {Warner}

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Joe Sample - Ashes To Ashes (1990) {Warner}

Joe Sample - Ashes To Ashes (1990) {Warner}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 600dpi | 293 MB
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 120MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz-Funk, Smooth Jazz

Sample's Ashes to Ashes was released in 1990, but, here it is a century later, and the music has remained ageless. Masterfully creative and skillfully played, Sample has a secret love affair with the piano, and each cut on this CD is like a page out of his diary. Every time you play this CD you will hear something different, and when you're not listening to it, you'll hear his piano in your head.

Wolfgang Haffner - Kind Of Cool (2015) {ACT}

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Wolfgang Haffner - Kind Of Cool (2015) {ACT}

Wolfgang Haffner - Kind Of Cool (2015) {ACT}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 341MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 139MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Cool, Post-Bop

Drummer Wolfgang Haffner is one of Germany's most respected and experienced jazz musicians: his 30 year career features recordings with Al Cohn, Joe Pass and Till Bronner as well as numerous albums as leader. On Kind Of Cool he's joined by an excellent line-up of European jazzers, including pianist Jan Lundgren and trombonist Nils Landgren: their mix of classics and Haffner originals is a delight from first note to last.

U-Nam - The Love Vault (Future Love Part 2) (2019)

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U-Nam - The Love Vault (Future Love Part 2) (2019)

U-Nam - The Love Vault (Future Love Part 2) (2019)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 422 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 134 Mb
Full Scan | 00:54:00 | RAR 5% Recovery
Smooth Jazz, Funk, Jazz Fusion, Neo-Soul, R&B | Skytown Records #STR016

Fabulously funky. Hypnotically rhythmic. Soulfully Sophisticated. Those six powerful words alone could be the entire overview of this album. But that would be an injustice to the newest project from the genius guitarist, composer and producer U-Nam. Soaring from the success of his previous Billboard number 8 Smooth Jazz album Future Love, U-Nam picks up where he left off and continues the unfinished work of this album’s predecessor. The Love Vault, due to be released October 11 on this own Skytown Records label, was born out of U-Nam’s vast collection of previously unpolished, unrecorded or archived songs in the musician’s extensive arsenal of music.