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Giacomo Gates - Everything is Cool (2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/44.1kHz

Artist: Giacomo Gates
Title: Everything is Cool
Genre: Jazz, Vocal jazz, Smooth Jazz, Mainstream Jazz, Swing
Label: © Savant Records
Release Date: 2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 44.1kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 48:23
Recorded: 2015


Giacomo Gates approaches jazz singing with a showman's poise and an aficionado's zeal. With his deep, cognac baritone and his vintage-hipster lexicon, his phrasing and his bearing, he upholds a distinctly masculine ideal of deceptively easy nonchalance. Gates is known as the modern day heir to Eddie Jefferson, the godfather of vocalese. Here he uses the style sparingly, but to great advantage, never showboating by using the challenging technique. Gates' considerable chops are always at the service of the song. Backed by his go-to pianist, John di Martino and guitarist Tony Lombardozzi leading the rhythm section and Grant Stewart out in front on saxophone, Giacomo sings and swings his way through a dozen tunes - some familiar favorites, some rarely heard gems. He may be soft and subtle or he may be hip and humorous but one thing Giacomo Gates is not, is predictable.
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George Garzone & Trio Da Paz - Night Of My Beloved (2007/2015) High-Fidelity DSF Stereo DSD64/2.82MHz

Artist: George Garzone & Trio Da Paz
Title: Night Of My Beloved
Genre: Jazz, Bossa Nova, Smooth Jazz, Latin Jazz, Saxophone Jazz
Label: © Venus Records, Inc. Manufactured by Venus Records, Inc., Tokyo, Japan | VHGD85
Release Date: 2007/2015
Quality: DSF Stereo DSD64/2.82MHz
Source: SACD ISO
Duration: 58:57
Recorded at The Studio in N.Y. on August 8 & 9, 2006 by Katherine Miller
Mixed and Masterd by Venus Hyper Magnum Sound by Shuji Kitamura and Tetsuo Hara


George Garzone is a marvelous tenor saxophonist who is also known as a highly regarded educator. Some of people he has taught includes Branford Marsalis, Mark Turner, Joshua Redman, and many more. Garzone's debut album arrived fairly late in 1995 with the main influences coming from Stan Getz and John Coltrane.
For this exceptional release, Garzone tapped into his love of Getz as he was paired with Trio da Paz, a superlative Brazillian trio led by the prominent guitarist, Romero Lubambo. In addition, piano expert Kenny Werner also joins this outstanding group of musicians.
The casual listener might mistake this album as background music but that would be wrong. A sharp listener will pick up and savor the music being played by these masters. Each musician is tuned in to each other and aware of the right moment to play each note. This is an album that rewards deep listening.
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Frank Sinatra - A Jolly Christmas From Frank Sinatra (1957/2014) High-Fidelity DSF Mono DSD64/2.82MHz

Artist: Frank Sinatra
Title: A Jolly Christmas From Frank Sinatra
Genre: Holidays, Swing, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz, Christmas
Label: © Capitol Records
Release Date: 1957/2014
Quality: DSF 2.0 Mono DSD64/2.82MHz
Source: AcousticSounds.
Duration: 32:26
Recorded: May 1-July 10, 1957 at Capitol Studio A, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
DSD files were created from the 192/24 HD digital transfer of the original analog master

This seasonal collection of Yule tide classics sung by Frank Sinatra in his late-1950s incarnation, with impeccable string arrangements by Nelson Riddle, contains convincing performances of favorites like 'O Little Town of Bethlehem,' 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,' and 'I'll Be Home for Christmas.'
It's a tribute to Sinatra's versatility and professionalism that this oft-sung set comes off sounding simultaneously fresh, original, and heartwarming. Includes liner notes by Pete Welding.
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Fleetwood Mac - Tusk (2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Artist: Fleetwood Mac
Title: Tusk {Deluxe Edition}
Genre: Rock, Pop Rock, Soft Rock
Label: © Warner Bros. Records
Release Date: 2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 05:47:07
Recorded: 1978–79, The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, California

Fleetwood Mac builds on its formidable legacy as one of rock's most legendary acts as they re-visit their most ambitious album with a deluxe edition of TUSK. Originally released in 1979, the Grammy® Award-nominated, double-album sold more than four million copies worldwide, climbed to #4 on the US album charts, and introduced fans to hits like "Sara," "Think About Me," and the title track.
TUSK (DELUXE EDITION) delves deep into the vaults with five CDs including the remastered original album, an alternate version of the complete album made up of session outtakes, most of which have never been released, as well as an additional selection of singles, demos and remixes, including an outtake of "Think About Me," an early version of "That's Enough For Me" called "Out On The Road," plus several incarnations of "I Know I'm Not Wrong."
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