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The Small Faces - The Immediate Years (1995) [4CD Box Set] Re-up

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The Small Faces - The Immediate Years (1995) [4CD Box Set] Re-up

The Small Faces - The Immediate Years (1995)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1995 | Charly Records, CD IMM BOX 1 | ~ 1272 or 589 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 192 Mb
Mod, Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Beat, Rhythm & Blues, Soul

During the British Invasion of the mid-60s, while the Beatles, Rolling Stones, and Who were conquering America, one quintessentially English band stayed at home. Today, in America, the Small Faces are known primarily for their single "Itchykoo Park", and the fact that their drummer, Kenney Jones, went on to replace Keith Moon in the Who…

Cuby + Blizzards - Alles Uit Grolloo (2016) {28CD Box Set, CD16-CD20}

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Cuby + Blizzards - Alles Uit Grolloo (2016) {28CD Box Set, CD16-CD20}

Cuby + Blizzards - Alles Uit Grolloo (2016) {28CD Box Set, CD16-CD20}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 1,43 Gb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 540 Mb
Scans Included | RAR 5% Recovery
Electric Blues, Blues Rock | Universal Music #477 115-4

Limited 29 disc (28 CDs + DVD) box. As a tribute to the one and only Dutch Blues legend Harry Muskee, 2016 will see the release of Alles Uit Grolloo. The box set contains all the original studio albums by Cuby + Blizzards plus the official live albums and all other projects of Muskee. Especially for this release the first albums are mastered in their mono versions. Even releases that have long been deleted, such as Kid Blue, Old Times Good Times, Forgotten Tapes, Afscheidsconcert and Red, White & Blue, are present here. Next to the 27 albums the box set contains a disc with rarities and a DVD with the Classic Albums documentary on the legendary "Groeten Uit Grollo" album.

Ella Fitzgerald - In Budapest [Recorded 1970] (1999) (Re-up)

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Ella Fitzgerald - In Budapest [Recorded 1970] (1999) (Re-up)

Ella Fitzgerald - In Budapest [Recorded 1970] (1999)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 425 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 184 MB | Covers - 16 MB
Genre: Vocal Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Pablo (025218530828)

Two things stand out on this previously unreleased concert recording from 1970: first, Ella's irrepressible energy and girlish sense of humor, which she indulges at every opportunity; second, her eclectic tastes, which allow her to follow Duke Ellington's "Satin Doll" with "Spinning Wheel," a Blood, Sweat & Tears song. And that's not to mention the Harry Nilsson number and the three Bacharach songs. There are the standard Ella showpieces that no audience would have let her leave out - "Mack the Knife," "The Girl from Ipanema," "You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini)" - and she sings all of them with her typical flawless intonation and freewheeling allusiveness (only Ella could have figured out how to quote "Hello Dolly" in the middle of "Cabaret," or would have wanted to)…

Jimmy Thackery And The Drivers - Switching Gears (1998)

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Jimmy Thackery And The Drivers - Switching Gears (1998)

Jimmy Thackery And The Drivers - Switching Gears (1998)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 416 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 155 Mb
Full Scans | 00:57:53 | RAR 5% Recovery
Modern Electric Blues | Blind Pig Records #BPCD 5045

Guitarist-singer Jimmy Thackery's 1998 set stretches beyond the blues. A ferocious rockish guitarist with a vocal style that ranges from shouting to mellow, Thackery is easily the main star of his disc. However the other members of his Drivers are strong (Al Gamble on organ and piano, bassist Michael Patrick and drummer Mark Stutso), and there are features for guest accordionist Chubby Carrier on "Take Me With You When You Go" (a zydeco romp) and singer Reba Russell ("Dancing on Broken Glass") plus a helpful appearance apiece by Lonnie Brooks and Joe Louis Walker. From blues to rock with touches of zydeco, country, pop and folk, Thackery constantly stretches himself and gives the music his best.

Tony Williams Trio - Young At Heart (1996) {Columbia}

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Tony Williams Trio - Young At Heart (1996) {Columbia}

Tony Williams Trio - Young At Heart (1996) {Columbia}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 200dpi | 330MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 161MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Post-Bop, Fusion

This would be the drummer's last recording, cut six months before he died. It shows Williams in a more conciliatory mood, sublimating his huge chops and bombastic style for subtler shadings and support for pianist Mulgrew Miller and bassist Ira Coleman, while lessening none of his indefatigable swing. This was also the last band Williams toured with, indicating he was committed to and comfortable with the acoustic piano-bass-drums format. It's a setting he had never really fully exploited over his years of leadership, no doubt inspired by the Herbie Hancock-Ron Carter partnership within the Miles Davis quintet of the mid-'60s.

Abdullah Ibrahim - No Fear, No Die (1993) {Enja}

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Abdullah Ibrahim - No Fear, No Die (1993) {Enja}

Abdullah Ibrahim - No Fear, No Die (1993) {Enja}
EAC 1.0b1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 600dpi | 278MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 105MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop, Soundtrack

Abdullah Ibrahim (born Adolph Johannes Brand on 9 October 1934 and formerly known as Dollar Brand) is a South African pianist and composer. His music reflects many of the musical influences of his childhood in the multicultural port areas of Cape Town, ranging from traditional African songs to the gospel of the AME Church and ragas, to more modern jazz and other Western styles. Ibrahim is considered the leading figure in the subgenre Cape jazz. Within jazz, his music particularly reflects the influence of Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington.

Louis Jordan - At The Swing Cat's Ball (1999) {MCA Records MCAD-12044 rec 1938-1954}

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Louis Jordan - At The Swing Cat's Ball (1999) {MCA Records MCAD-12044 rec 1938-1954}

Louis Jordan - At The Swing Cat's Ball (1999) {MCA Records MCAD-12044 rec 1938-1954}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 274 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 130 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 54 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1938-54, 1999 MCA Records | MCAD-12044
Jazz / Swing / Jump Blues / Jive

Perhaps the most renowned performer from the '40's Jump, Jive and Swing Era, Jordan created a style and songbook that continues to be influential, and he's acknowledged by artists from B.B. King to Brian Setzer. The #1 Black hit-maker of the '40's, Jordan is in every Hall of Fame imaginable. The 1st full-length, in-depth compilation to focus on Jordan's most swinging music features 12 tracks making their U.S. CD debut.

Andrew Lawrence-King, Fiori Musicali - Handel: Almira, Konigin von Castilien (1996)

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Andrew Lawrence-King, Fiori Musicali - Handel: Almira, Konigin von Castilien (1996)

Andrew Lawrence-King, Fiori Musicali - Handel: Almira, Königin von Castilien (1996)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 1.04 Gb | Total time: 77:48+69:44+76:52 | Scans included
Classical | Label: CPO | # 999 275-2 | Recorded: 1994

Handel came to the city of Hamburg in the summer of 1703 and played as a violinist in the theatre at the Gänsemarkt, the local market place. On later occasions, he also played the harpsichord in the orchestra. His first opera – announced as a Singspiel although it has no spoken dialogue – was premiered on 8 January 1705, after being composed in the months directly preceding this. An Italian libretto was written by Giulio Pancieri in Venice in 1691 for Giuseppe Boniventi's opera L'Almira. The German translation used by Handel was made by Friedrich Christian Feustking. The recitatives of the opera are in German, while some of the arias are also in German, others in Italian, as was the custom at the opera house in Hamburg. Almira is the sole example among Handel's many operas with no role for a castrato.

VA - RZA presents Wu-Tang Killa Bees: The Swarm (Volume 1) (1998) {Wu-Tang/Priority}

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VA - RZA presents Wu-Tang Killa Bees: The Swarm (Volume 1) (1998) {Wu-Tang/Priority}

VA - RZA presents Wu-Tang Killa Bees: The Swarm (Volume 1) (1998) {Wu-Tang/Priority}
WEB Rip | FLAC (no log)| scans | 336 mb
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | RAR | 130 mb
Genre: hip-hop, rap

RZA presents Wu-Tang Killa Bees: The Swarm (Volume 1) is a 1998 compilation highlighing some of the affiliate artists from the Wu-Tang Clan and family, commonly known as Wu Fam. A small han

Thelonious Monk - Live In Switzerland 1966 (1991) {2CD Set, Jazz Helvet JH06}

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Thelonious Monk - Live In Switzerland 1966 (1991) {2CD Set, Jazz Helvet JH06}

Thelonious Monk - Live In Switzerland 1966 (1991) {2CD Set, Jazz Helvet JH06}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 575 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 235 Mb | Artwork | 5% repair rar
© 1966, 1991 Esoldun / Jazz Helvet | JH 06
Jazz / Bop / Post Bop / Piano

As all Thelonious Monk afficionados are aware, this incredibly inventive man improvises on his own standards in a new fashion every time he plays them. Thus the interest in listening to his live concerts as well as the studio albums. Indeed, one sometimes has the feeling of hearing Monk for the first time! Sparkling invention with an ever playful Charlie Rouse, Monk's less known shadow. And a fast and lively 11 minute version of "Blue Monk". Recommended to all of Thelonious Monk's fans!

New Power Generation (NPG) - Exodus (1995)

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New Power Generation (NPG) - Exodus (1995)

New Power Generation (NPG) - Exodus (1995)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 441 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb | Scans ~ 90 Mb
Genre: Funk, R&B | Label: NPG | # 0061032NPG, NPG 6103-2 | Time: 01:06:24

Exodus is a 1995 album by The New Power Generation. Although the track listing boasts 21 tracks, many of them are narrative segues, leaving only nine actual songs. Of those, one is an instrumental. The album spawned three singles, however only one was released in the United States. The New Power Generation, also known as The NPG, was the backing band of musician Prince.

Ann Hobson Pilot, English CO, Isaiah Jackson - William Mathias & Alberto Ginastera: Harp Concertos (1994)

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Ann Hobson Pilot, English CO, Isaiah Jackson - William Mathias & Alberto Ginastera: Harp Concertos (1994)

William Mathias & Alberto Ginastera - Harp Concertos (1994)
Ann Hobson Pilot, harp; English Chamber Orchestra; Isaiah Jackson, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 178 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 133 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: KOCH | # 3-7261-2 | Time: 00:49:28

The connection between Wales and the harp is a long-standing one, and Mathias's part in it began 12 years before his Harp Concerto was written, with Improvisations for harp solo; even a Welshman has to learn how to cope with such an idiosyncratic instrument. He learned his lessons well—even using semitone pedal glissandos in the second movement, and he keeps the harp audible by alternating its solo passages with orchestral ones or, when the two are working together treating the orchestra with a light touch (the celesta is used as a particularly effective companion to the harp), at other times resorting to the more familiar across-the-strings sweep. Two movements have declared Welsh associations: the first juxtaposes but does not develop three themes the second is a 'bardic' elegy; the last is simply ''joyful and rhythmic''. The whole makes pleasing listening appealing to the emotions and imagination rather than the intellect.

Psycho Motel - State Of Mind (1995) {Japan 1st Press}

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Psycho Motel - State Of Mind (1995) {Japan 1st Press}

Psycho Motel - State Of Mind (1995) {Japan 1st Press}
EAC Rip | WavPack (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 423 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 137 Mb
Covers Included | 00:54:45 | RAR 5% Recovery
Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Progressive Rock | Victor #VICP-5664

State of Mind is the 1995 debut album from the British progressive rock band Psycho Motel, formed by Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith. The album featured Hans-Olav Solli on vocals, formerly of Scott Gorham's 21 Guns. The album features a heavy guitar-driven sound. The album was released only in Japan in 1995 and re-released in Europe in 1996. The European release had only 10 tracks and different artwork, which featured a negative image of the Japanese version cover. The album was re-released again in 2006, with the European version of the artwork. The band was formed in 1995 by Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith after he left Maiden in 1990.

Mariah Carey - Rainbow (1999) {Japan 1st Press}

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Mariah Carey - Rainbow (1999) {Japan 1st Press}

Mariah Carey - Rainbow (1999) {Japan 1st Press}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 410 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 134 Mb
Full Scans ~ 97 Mb | 00:55:47 | RAR 5% Recovery
R&B, Soul, Dance, Pop, Hip Hop | SME Records #SRCS 2222

Mariah Carey claims Rainbow, her first album since divorcing Tommy Mottola, "chronicles my emotional roller coaster ride of the past year," but less subjective listeners could be forgiven for viewing it as simply another Mariah Carey album. After all, all the elements are in place – the crossover dance hits, the ballads, the cameos, the hip producers, the weird cover choice from the early '80s. But dig a little deeper, and her words ring true. Rainbow is the first Carey album where she's written personal lyrics, and allusions to her separation from Mottola are evident throughout the album, even if it doesn't really amount to the "story" she mentions in the liner notes.

David Murray Quartet + 1 - Fast Life (1992)

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David Murray Quartet + 1 - Fast Life (1992)

David Murray Quartet + 1 - Fast Life (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 359 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 143 MB | Covers - 35 MB
Genre: Contemporary Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: DIW/Columbia (CK 57526), 1993

This CD is a bit of a mixed bag. The great tenor David Murray is joined by pianist John Hicks, bassist Ray Drummond and drummer Idris Muhammad and is heard at his best on two relatively straight-ahead pieces, "Luminous" and "Off Season." But Branford Marsalis guests on two other selections, and those are much more erratic, with rambling solos by the two tenors and a lot of aimless high energy. Wrapping up this set are a calypso and the lightweight "Intuitively," making the net results less than one might hope.