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The J. J. Johnson Quintet - J Is For Jazz (1956) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 79}

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The J. J. Johnson Quintet - J Is For Jazz (1956) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 79}

The J. J. Johnson Quintet - J Is For Jazz (1956) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 79}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 198 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 101 Mb
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© 1956, 2015 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICJ 79
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Trombone

Reissue with the latest 2015 remastering. Comes with liner notes. Nicely sharp sounds from the great JJ Johnson – a set that has the trombonist really honing his edge on a host of tight, short tracks – with a vibe that almost recalls his initial bop recordings on Blue Note and Prestige! The style here is a bit more sophisticated – definitely with an ear towards the modern directions that JJ was exploring in the 50s – but the sound is also nicely spontaneous, with more focus on improvisation between group members than larger arrangements – quite nice, given that the group features excellent tenor from Bobby Jaspar on tenor – and either Tommy Flanagan or Hank Jones on piano, Percy Heath or Wilbur Little on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums. Tracks are short, and titles include "Overdrive", "Cube Steak", "Chasin The Bird", and "Solar".

Seal - 7 (2015) Limited Edition [Re-Up]

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Seal - 7 (2015) Limited Edition [Re-Up]

Seal - 7 (2015) Limited Edition
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 385 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 133 Mb | Scans ~ 114 Mb
R&B, Soul, Adult Contemporary | Label: Warner Bros. | # 9362-49227-6 | 00:58:21

7 is the ninth studio album by British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal. The album was released on 6 November 2015 by Warner Bros. Records. Limited edition includes two bonus tracks.

J. J. Johnson - First Place (1957) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 21}

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J. J. Johnson - First Place (1957) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 21}

J. J. Johnson - First Place (1957) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 21}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 154 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 94 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 264 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1957, 2015 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICJ 21 | Mono
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Trombone

Reissue with the latest 2015 DSD remastering. Comes with liner notes. Not J.J. Johnson's initial public offering by any means, First Place was done with only a quartet in 1957 for Columbia Records, where other efforts by the legendary jazz trombonist were set in a larger ensemble format. Long out of print, this is now on CD with bonus tracks from 1954 featuring Charles Mingus. Playing standards and originals, Johnson assembled a mighty band with pianist Tommy Flanagan, bassist Paul Chambers, and especially on-fire drummer Max Roach, a group you'd be hard-pressed to top.

Unified Past - Shifting The Equilibrium (2015)

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Unified Past - Shifting The Equilibrium (2015)

Unified Past - Shifting The Equilibrium (2015)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 446 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 136 Mb
Full Scans ~ 393 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock | Melodic Revolution Records #MRR CD 22113

Unified Past is a power progressive rock band from Syracuse, New York. Their new recording, “Shifting the Equilibrium”, was released on September 15, 2015 and has been receiving rave reviews in the progressive rock circles. The recording contains 6 power prog compositions,clocking in at 56 minutes. The addition of grammy award winning vocalist Phil Naro show’s that the band is continuing to grow and evolve and that they are a band that prog rock fans should really get to know. Guitarist Stephen Speelman possesses a master’s degree in classical guitar performance, bass player Dave Mickelson is currently a member of Joey Belladonna’s Chief Big Way and thunderous drummer Victor Tassone has appeared on several independent artist releases as well, including Corvus Stone and Andy John Bradford’s Oceans 5.

Ameen Saleem - The Groove Lab (2015) {Millesuoni}

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Ameen Saleem - The Groove Lab (2015) {Millesuoni}

Ameen Saleem - The Groove Lab (2015) {Millesuoni}
EAC 1.1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 544MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 182MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Fusion, Post-Bop

Ameen Saleem, surely one of the most promising bass players in the world, knows the simple but elusive rules that make up a groove album, and this debut as a bandleader stands out between the crowded ranks of modern jazz. Innovators, conservatives, revolutionaries—all of them are sometimes connected by the one thing that Saleem boldly cites in the title of his album. You might know the Roy Hargrove Quintet, and if you do, you might have noticed the rhythm section, chances are that you have appreciated the great work done by Saleem at the bass.

Cory Weeds - Condition Blue: The Music of Jackie McLean (2015)

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Cory Weeds - Condition Blue: The Music of Jackie McLean (2015)

Cory Weeds - Condition Blue: The Music of Jackie McLean (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 409 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 146 Mb | Scans included
Contemporary Jazz, Hard Bop, Post-Bop | Label: Cellar Live | # CL111214 | 01:01:12

Jackie McLean was a hard-bop alto saxophonist with a fiery tight tone, who recorded extensively in the ‘50s and ‘60s mainly with Blue Note Records. Although his forays with an organ was confined to two albums with Jimmy Smith Open House and Plain Talk, Cory Weeds’ decision to use an organ on this session does not stray off the mark. Condition Blue accomplishes the band’s intention, to acknowledge a saxophonist who had an exploratory vision. In a set list of either McLean originals, or compositions associated with him, this tight-knit band delivers the goods in firm, yet flexible style. The key players in this session in addition, to the cooly effective altoist Weeds, are Mike LeDonne, a B-3 player of energetic disposition, and creative guitarist Peter Bernstein. Also along is drummer Joe Farnsworth who is a propulsive player.

Eighth Blackbird - Filament (2015)

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Eighth Blackbird - Filament (2015)

Eighth Blackbird - Filament (2015)
works by Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, Son Lux, and Philip Glass

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 257 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 117 Mb | Scans included
Contemporary Classical, Chamber, Minimalism | Label: Cedille | # CDR 90000 157 | 00:49:23

American new-music sextet eighth blackbird, which won Grammy Awards for each of its last three Cedille Records albums, continues to connect with genre-spanning, cutting-edge composers on FILAMENT, a CD of world-premiere recordings of works by Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, and Son Lux, plus a Philip Glass classic. The ensemble’s album, FILAMENT, was produced by Dessner, a Brooklyn-based composer, guitarist, and member of the Grammy-nominated, Billboard-charting indie rock band The National. Premieres include Dessner’s Murder Ballades and Muhly’s Doublespeak, both written for eighth blackbird, and Son Lux’s To Love and This is my Line, a remix created from the album’s other tracks. Dessner, on guitar, and Muhly, on organ, join eighth blackbird for a live-in-concert recording of Glass’s mesmerizing Two Pages at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. The album’s title, FILAMENT, is a metaphor for the fiber of friendship, collaboration, and mutual influence connecting the composers and performers on the album.

Alma Afrobeat Ensemble - It's Time (2015) {Slow Walk}

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Alma Afrobeat Ensemble - It's Time (2015) {Slow Walk}

Alma Afrobeat Ensemble - It's Time (2015) {Slow Walk}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 600dpi | 396MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 133MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Afrobeat, Funk, Soul

Alma Afrobeat Ensemble was founded in Chicago in 2003 by guitarist Aaron Feder. In 2006 Aaron moved to Barcelona in search of a different sound for the AAbE. He quickly found a group of international members, from all continents of the globe. In a short time the band was reformed and headlined the Fiestizaje music and arts festival in 2008. The band then set about recording their first studio album, Toubab Soul which was released in 2010. Shortly afterwards, they released the remix album, Toubab Resouled, and opened the world music festival Cruilla de Cultures with Konono No 1.

Lang Lang live in Versailles: Chopin, Tchaikovsky (2015) [Blu-ray]

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Lang Lang live in Versailles: Chopin, Tchaikovsky (2015) [Blu-ray]

Lang Lang live in Versailles: Chopin, Tchaikovsky (2015) [Blu-ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-2 Video / 31000 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 91 min | 25,2 Gb
Audio1: LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.0 / 48 kHz / 3163 kbps / 24-bit
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BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 91 min | 6,03 Gb
Audio: DTS / 5ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | Sony Classics | Sub.: German, English, French

Placing one of the world's most famous piano superstars, Lang Lang, in one of the most spectacular locations, the Palace of Versailles’s Hall of Mirrors, this live recital Blu-Ray/DVD looks as good as it sounds. Performing popular works in the Romantic piano repertoire, the intimate splendour of Chopin and Tchaikovsky's solo piano music are perfectly served by Lang Lang's display interpretative ability and renowned technical command.

Brad Mehldau - Ten Years Solo Live (2015) [4CDs] {Nonesuch}

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Brad Mehldau - Ten Years Solo Live (2015) [4CDs] {Nonesuch}

Brad Mehldau - Ten Years Solo Live (2015) [4CDs] {Nonesuch}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 600dpi | 1.42GB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 700MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

Nonesuch Records releases Brad Mehldau's 10 Years Solo Live eight-LP vinyl box set October 16, 2015, and this four-CD and digital version of the same on November 13. The set is culled from 19 live recordings made over a decade of the pianist's European solo concerts and is divided into four thematic subsets: Dark/Light, The Concert, Intermezzo/Rückblick, and E Minor/E Major. 10 Years Solo Live will be released digitally and on CD the following month.

Rob Zombie - Spookshow International Live (2015)

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Rob Zombie - Spookshow International Live (2015)

Rob Zombie - Spookshow International Live (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 623 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 183 Mb | Scans ~ 82 Mb
Industrial, Alternative Metal | Label: T-Boy | # 0602547209894 | Time: 01:19:48

Released via T-Boy Records, Spookshow International Live is the first collection of live music from the horror music/film icon since 2007's Zombie Live. Recorded during Zombie and company's 2013 Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor tour, the 19-track set list, none of which has been tampered with (no overdubs, exaggerated crowd noise, etc.), includes fan favorites like "Living Dead Girl," "House of 1000 Corpses," "Dragula," and "Superbeast," as well as covers of The Ramones' "Blitzkrieg Bop" and Grand Funk Railroad's "We're an American Band".

Tommy Emmanuel - It's Never Too Late (2015)

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Tommy Emmanuel - It's Never Too Late (2015)

Tommy Emmanuel - It’s Never Too Late (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 293 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 135 Mb | Scans included | 00:46:33
Guitar Virtuoso, Fingerpicking, Jazz, Country, Folk, Word | Label: CGP Sounds | # CGP-002

Quality is laced throughout It s Never Too Late, the first regular studio album featuring Emmanuel completely solo without guests since 2000. A friend and follower of the late Chet Atkins who christened Emmanuel a Certified Guitar Player, making him one of only five musicians to receive the C.G.P. distinction from the master Emmanuel easily skates between musical styles, playing with blues in One Mint Julep, infusing Spanish tradition in El Vaquero and exploring folk in The Duke. An accomplished fingerstyle player, Emmanuel frequently threads three different parts simultaneously into his material, operating as a one-man band who handles the melody, the supporting chords and the bass all at once. That expert layering is evident in It's Never Too Late on the quixotic Only Elliott, the calming title track and the gorgeous Hellos And Goodbyes.

Lara Downes - A Billie Holiday Songbook (2015)

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Lara Downes - A Billie Holiday Songbook (2015)

Lara Downes - A Billie Holiday Songbook (2015)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 01:04:32 | 195 Mb
Piano Jazz, Classical | Label: Steinway & Sons

Steinway & Sons celebrates the centenary of iconic jazz singer Billie Holiday with an album of songs she made famous, arranged for solo piano by New York-based composer and pianist Jed Distler and performed by Steinway artist Lara Downes. The result is a musical portrait of the singer's life.

Matt Berry - Opium (2015) {Acid Jazz Records AJXCD 372}

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Matt Berry - Opium (2015) {Acid Jazz Records AJXCD 372}

Matt Berry - Opium (2015) {Acid Jazz Records AJXCD 372}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 253 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 100 Mb
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© 2015 Acid Jazz Records | AJXCD 372
Rock / Neo-Psychedelia / Neo-Prog / Prog Folk / Indie Folk

For the first time on CD, Matt Berry’s popular album Opium is available to purchase. This album has been long-awaited by Matt Berry fans who regularly comment on their struggles to get their hands on a copy of this album on CD. Until now the album has never previously been available on CD, apart from a few hand-made bootleg copies which float around the internet for hundreds of pounds. Following the release of the limited edition Opium vinyl, we had endless requests for this album on CD from Matt fans. This a wonderful album, melodic and strangely enchanting.

Eddie Harris Trio - Eddie Who? (1986) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series CDSOL-6347}

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Eddie Harris Trio - Eddie Who? (1986) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series CDSOL-6347}

Eddie Harris Trio - Eddie Who? (1986) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series CDSOL-6347}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 409 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 148 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 254 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1986, 2015 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6347
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Jazz Funk / Hard Bop / Saxophone

Reissue with the latest remastering. Features original cover artwork. Comes with a descripton in Japanese. A great later date from Eddie Harris – only a trio set, but one that often has all the full, soulful currents of some of the reedman's 70s material for Atlantic Records! Eddie plays piano and trumpet in addition to his usual tenor – and often does so at the same time, thanks to the magic of overdub – which also allows Harris to vocalize a bit next to his instrumental passages, with this very cool sound that's both an extension of the vocalizations he'd begun with Les McCann, but also some more familiar jazz singing as well.