Uriah Heep – Demons and Wizards (1972/2017) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

             


Artist: Uriah Heep
Title: Demons and Wizards
Genre: Rock
Release Date: 1972
Duration: 01:55:32
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz
Label: Sanctuary Records

Initially released in 1972 "Demons And Wizards" is the fourth album by British rock band Uriah Heep. Fast forward 45 years it still remains a timeless classic. Painstakingly remastered by Andy Pearce this 2CD set also includes previously unreleased alternative mixes that excite, reignite and rejuvenate.

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Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet – December Avenue (2017) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz

             


Artist: Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet
Title: December Avenue
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 2017
Duration: 01:04:16
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz
Label: ECM Records

Four years after the landmark album Wislawa, Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko's New York Quartet returns with another masterful recording, December Avenue. Always an insightful bandleader, Stanko here encourages spirited improvisation to flower around his characteristically melancholic and soulful themes, presenting each player in the ensemble to best advantage.

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Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6; Dvorak: Rusalka Fantasy (2016) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

             


Artist: Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Title: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6; Dvorak: Rusalka Fantasy
Genre: Classical
Release Date: 2016
Duration: 00:55:59
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz
Label: Reference Recordings

Of his Symphony No. 6, Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky wrote, But I absolutely consider it to be the best, and in particular, the most sincere of all my creations. I love it as I have never loved any of my other musical offspring. Tchaikovskys Symphony No. 6 was the composers final completed symphony. He led the premiere performance in October of 1893, only nine days before his death. This release also includes the world premiere recording of the Rusalka Fantasy. This orchestral suite is taken from Dvoraks opera by Manfred Honeck and Tomas Ille. Performing these works is the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, which has a long and rich history of touting the worlds finest musicians and conductors. This is the fifth release in the well-received Pittsburgh Live! Series.

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The Sons of the Pioneers – The Sons of the Pioneers Sing the Songs of Bob Nolan (1966/2016) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

             


Artist: The Sons of the Pioneers
Title: The Sons of the Pioneers Sing the Songs of Bob Nolan
Genre: Country
Release Date: 1966
Duration: 00:31:02
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

A collection of Bob Nolan songs that are far less well known than, but only slightly less compelling than "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" or his other standards. Any real fan will want it, and RCA or Special Music should reissue it.

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The Roland Hanna Trio – Child of Gemini (1971/2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz

             


Artist: The Roland Hanna Trio
Title: Child of Gemini
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 1971
Duration: 00:39:03
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/88,2kHz

Sir Roland Hanna's 1971 sessions for MPS pairs the veteran pianist with bassist David Holland and drummer Daniel Humair, focusing exclusively on the leader's originals that were originally intended as a suite, though they stand very well individually, too. The first four selections display the influence of the classical portion of Hanna's studies, especially the Bach-flavored "Prelude-So You'll Know My Name" and the lovely "Courrante-Blue." The lively blues "Ha-Ho-Da" showcases each of the three musicians in turn. Hanna switches to an electric piano (set to sound like a harp) for the ballad "Blue Lilly" and wraps the sessions with "A Statement of the Truth," a complex bop line with a nod to Lennie Tristano. Overall, the music is not quite up to the level of other recordings under Hanna's leadership, though it is still a worthwhile LP. Since MPS ceased operations not long after the 1972 release of this album, it may be somewhat difficult to find.

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The Jimmy Castor Bunch – Supersound (1975/2013) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

             


Artist: The Jimmy Castor Bunch
Title: Supersound
Genre: Funk
Release Date: 1975
Duration: 00:31:48
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz
Label: Rhino Atlantic

James Walter "Jimmy" Castor was an American pop and fun disco/funk saxophonis. As leader of The Jimmy Castor Bunch in the 1970s, and also as a solo artist, he released several successful albums and singles. "Supersound" is The Jimmy Castor Bunch's 1975 album released by Rhino Atlantic Records. The record features lively titles "King Kong", "A Groove Will Make You Move", "Bom Bom" and the title track "Supersound".

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The Doors – The Doors (1967/2017) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

             


Artist: The Doors
Title: The Doors
Genre: Rock
Release Date: 1967
Duration: 02:15:33
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz
Label: Rhino - Elektra

The Doors: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition includes a remastered version of the album's original stereo mix, available on CD for the first time in a decade and remastered for the first time in nearly 30 years. The album's original mono mix was also remastered for this set and is making its CD debut. The third disc features live performance from The Matrix in San Francisco on March 7, 1967 -- recordings heard on this deluxe edition were sourced from the recently discovered, original tapes, previously thought to be lost.

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The David Grisman Sextet – The David Grisman Sextet (2016/2017) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

             


Artist: The David Grisman Sextet
Title: The David Grisman Sextet
Genre: Folk
Release Date: 2016
Duration: 00:53:51
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz
Label: Acoustic Disc

In 1976 the newly-formed David Grisman Quintet recorded the first album of dawg music, an acoustic blend of many styles and traditions. Now forty years later that music continues to evolve with this first recording of the David Grisman Sextet. Many faces, hearts and hands have changed but the musical vision is still intact --- the Dawg's own music.

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