Category: Hi-Res FLAC

The Record Company – Give It Back To You (2016) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/48kHz

             


Artist: The Record Company
Title: Give It Back To You
Genre: Rock
Release Date: 2016
Duration: 00:39:49
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/48kHz
Label: Concord Records
Source: http://www.hdtracks.com/give-it-back-to-you

The rock/roots trio of Chris Vos (guitar, lead vocals, harmonica), Alex Stiff (bass, guitar, vocals) and Marc Cazorla (drums, piano, vocals) has already been hailed by LA Weekly for "making bluesy music that would sound more at home in a sweaty, backwoods Mississippi juke joint," while Time Out Los Angeles has described their sound as "reminiscent of some of the best acts of the '50s and '60s---like if John Lee Hooker and the Stooges had a well-behaved love child."Give It Back To You is The Record Company's debut album under Concord Records.

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The Oscar Peterson Trio with Herb Ellis – Hello Herbie (1970/2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz

             


Artist: The Oscar Peterson Trio with Herb Ellis
Title: Hello Herbie
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 1970
Duration: 00:37:55
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz
Label: MPS
Source: https://www.highresaudio.com/en/album/view/hrr27v/the-oscar-peterson-trio-with-herb-ellis-hello-herbie

Guitarist Herb Ellis still considers this to be one of his personal favorite recordings. Ellis was reunited with his old boss Oscar Peterson and, with the assistance of Peterson's trio of the period (with bassist Sam Jones and drummer Bobby Durham), the two lead voices often romp on the jam session-flavored set. Most of the chord changes are fairly basic (including three blues and "Seven Come Eleven"), and Peterson was clearly inspired by Ellis' presence (and vice versa). ~~AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow

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The Oscar Peterson Trio – Walking the Line (1971/2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz

             


Artist: The Oscar Peterson Trio
Title: Walking the Line
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 1971
Duration: 00:41:25
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz
Label: MPS
Source: https://www.qobuz.com/gb-en/album/walking-the-line-remastered-anniversary-edition-the-oscar-peterson-trio/0602498270097

This fine Oscar Peterson date from 1970 features a trio rounded out by bassist George Mraz and drummer Ray Price. Peterson has always excelled in the trio format, and Walking the Line" is no exception. As fans know, Peterson is a dazzling technician, turning out a blinding flurry of notes one minute ('Just Friends'), then coming back the next with a ballad exquisite enough to break your heart ('Once Upon a Summertime'). Fluent in blues, hard bop, swing, and post-bop, Peterson's approach can range from dramatic to extremely delicate. All these facets are on display on Walking the Line" (bolstered by the sensitive interplay of Price and Mraz), making this one of the best dates of Peterson's late-'60s/early-'70s period. Remastered sound makes it that much more enjoyable...

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The Oscar Peterson Trio – Great Connection (1974/2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz

             


Artist: The Oscar Peterson Trio
Title: Great Connection
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 1974
Duration: 00:42:14
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz
Label: MPS
Source: https://www.qobuz.com/gb-en/album/great-connection-remastered-anniversary-edition-the-oscar-peterson-trio/0602498270172

This 1971 release from Oscar Peterson marks the first collaboration between the pianist and legendary Danish bassist Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, with whom Peterson would record eight more albums over the next 10 years. Also playing on this session is drummer Louis Hayes, returning to the Peterson fold after a few years working on his own. Peterson's acclaimed original composition Wheatland takes its place alongside show tunes and standards.

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The Oscar Peterson Trio – Another Day (1970/2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz

             


Artist: The Oscar Peterson Trio
Title: Another Day
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 1970
Duration: 00:38:50
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz
Label: MPS
Source: https://www.qobuz.com/gb-en/album/another-day-remastered-anniversary-edition-the-oscar-peterson-trio/0602498270165

Good '70 session from pianist Oscar Peterson, arguably the most recorded mainstream stylist ever. He's made so many albums over the years, with a great deal sounding similar, that while they're never bad, sometimes they're for keyboard freaks only. That's something of the case here, although Peterson spins some fabulous solos. ~~AllMusic Review by Ron Wynn

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The Norman Luboff Choir – Remember (1965/2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

             


Artist: The Norman Luboff Choir
Title: Remember
Genre: Easy Listening
Release Date: 1965
Duration: 00:32:57
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz
Label: RCA Records
Source: https://www.qobuz.com/gb-en/album/remember-the-norman-luboff-choir/0886445361063

Norman Luboff (May 14, 1917 -- September 22, 1987) was an American music arranger, music publisher, and choir director. Luboff was the founder and conductor of the Norman Luboff Choir, one of the leading choral groups of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. The choral group toured yearly from 1963 to 1987, and recorded more than seventy-five albums. The holiday albums Songs of Christmas (1956) and Christmas with the Norman Luboff Choir (1964) were perennial bestsellers for years. Luboff and his choir won the 1961 Grammy Award for Best Performance by a Chorus.

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The Norman Luboff Choir – Blues-Right Now! (1965/2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

             


Artist: The Norman Luboff Choir
Title: Blues-Right Now!
Genre: Easy Listening
Release Date: 1965
Duration: 00:30:36
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz
Label: RCA Records
Source: https://www.qobuz.com/gb-en/album/blues-right-now-the-norman-luboff-choir/0886445334371

Norman Luboff (May 14, 1917 -- September 22, 1987) was an American music arranger, music publisher, and choir director. Luboff was the founder and conductor of the Norman Luboff Choir, one of the leading choral groups of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. The choral group toured yearly from 1963 to 1987, and recorded more than seventy-five albums. The holiday albums Songs of Christmas (1956) and Christmas with the Norman Luboff Choir (1964) were perennial bestsellers for years. Luboff and his choir won the 1961 Grammy Award for Best Performance by a Chorus.

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Thelonious Monk, Gary Mapp, Art Blakey – Thelonious Monk Trio (1954/2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/44,1kHz

             


Artist: Thelonious Monk, Gary Mapp, Art Blakey
Title: Thelonious Monk Trio
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 1954
Duration: 00:34:44
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/44,1kHz
Label: Prestige Records
Source: http://www.hdtracks.com/the-thelonious-monk-trio-rudy-van-gelder-remaster

The position of legendary figure is usually reserved for a deceased musician who has played two decades before. It usually requires this posthumous status and span of time, for the various stories concerning him to grow into a legend but it took a very much alive Thelonious Monk only five years to surround himself with an air of mystery and receive the title "High Priest of Bebop" in the Forties. Perhaps this element of weird glamour prevented many people from enjoying Monk's music to the fullest extent. Certainly he is always low man on the totem pole whenever the triumvirate of the founding fathers of bop is evaluated. This is due in part, no doubt, to the greater solo prowess of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, but Thelonious's contributions in time, chord patterns, and the original lines resulting from them were unjustly minimized. Actually they were the basis for much of the jazz of the Forties and Fifties. Today he stands as an individual, a highly original musician who is the mentor of many young musicians in New York and the influence of countless others all over the globe. In his writing and playing, he consistently proves his right to the often misapplied title of creator. This album is composed of two separate sessions. As a belated sequel to Thelonious's successful trio sessions of 1952, this one was also richly rewarding. Though not a great soloist from the standpoint of technique, brilliance, and flash, Monk's originality of style and width of idea serve to make him a highly interesting and important one. His playing can be characterized by roast beef, and a martini in which vermouth plays a very minor supporting role; much meat and very dry.

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Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane – Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane (1961/2016) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

             


Artist: Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane
Title: Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 1961
Duration: 00:45:47
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz
Label: Riverside Records
Source: http://www.hdtracks.com/thelonious-monk-with-john-coltrane-283385

Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane is an album by Thelonious Monk released in 1961 on Jazzland Records. The album consists of material recorded four years earlier when Monk worked extensively with John Coltrane, and released after Coltrane became a world-class jazz musician on his own.

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Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Julius Watkins, Percy Heath, Willie Jones – Thelonious Monk And Sonny Rollins (1956/2014) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/44,1kHz

             


Artist: Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Julius Watkins, Percy Heath, Willie Jones
Title: Thelonious Monk And Sonny Rollins
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 1956
Duration: 00:34:01
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/44,1kHz
Label: Prestige Records
Source: http://www.hdtracks.com/thelonious-monk-and-sonny-rollins-rudy-van-gelder-remaster

Thelonious Monk's years as a Prestige recording artist (1952-1954) were tough times for the legendary composer/pianist. Unable to work in New York clubs due to the unjust loss of his cabaret card, and misunderstood when not ignored by listeners as well as many musicians, Monk's profile was sustained primarily by his appearances as both leader and sideman on a series of Prestige sessions released in the then-new LP format. The present collection, which samples three of those sessions, appeared as critics and fans were beginning to catch up to Monk's singular genius and remains one of the best introductions to his iconoclastic brilliance. Three tracks feature leading Monk disciple Sonny Rollins, hitting early peaks on two standards and stretching out on "Friday the 13th," plus a pair of tracks in which Monk's greatest studio trio (with Percy Heath on bass and Art Blakey on drums) introduce the classic "Work" and "Nutty."

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