Albert Heath

Heath Brothers - Endurance (2009) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at Feb. 27, 2018
Heath Brothers - Endurance (2009) [Re-Up]

Heath Brothers - Endurance (2009)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 349 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 141 Mb | Scans included | 00:53:02
Straight-Ahead Jazz, Mainstream Jazz | Label: Jazz Legacy Productions | # 0901004

Brothers Jimmy Heath and Albert "Tootie" Heath carry on together in the tradition of the Heath Brothers band, minus their deceased brother, bassist Percy Heath. David Wong ably fills the bass chair, while pianist Jeb Patton has been working with the Philadelphia-based siblings for going on his dozenth year. There's a certain ease and calm present in Jimmy Heath's tenor sax playing that reflects the wisdom of his seasoned years, an assured stance that is never rushed or over-pronounced. This tone sets up the type of uncomplicated mainstream modern jazz based in bop that most fans can embrace and enjoy. It is refreshing that Jimmy Heath can still crank out new compositions that retain both traditional values and a universal appeal. And – if it actually needs to be said – Albert Heath is one of the greatest jazz drummers of all time, and continues on his tasteful, skillful, perfectly balanced path, a common example for students and fellow pros to follow. A perfect example of their combined expertise kicks off the set with "Changes," an effortless, light, breezy, and melodic a type of straight-ahead jazz as you will ever find.
Pat Metheny, Gary Burton, The Heath Brothers - All The Things You Are (1999) {Abraxas}

Pat Metheny, Gary Burton, The Heath Brothers - All The Things You Are (1999) {Abraxas}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC Image level 8 | Cue+Log | Scans 300dpi | 402MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 171MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Post-Bop

This CD contains some interesting material not found elsewhere. Recorded live at Palace of Festivals Theatre in Cannes, France in January 1981 and January 1983, the disc features Metheny, Gary Burton, the Heath Brothers, Ahmad Jamal, and the Hum Trio. It is very hard to find and available only on the Fruit Tree (Italy) label (1999). Highly recommended, this CD will be irrestible to fans of quartet-format jazz or any of the artists, who seem to have been captured at their best.
Albert "Tootie" Heath, Ethan Iverson, Ben Street - Philadelphia Beat (2015) {Sunnyside Records}

Albert "Tootie" Heath, Ethan Iverson, Ben Street - Philadelphia Beat (2015) {Sunnyside Records}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 269 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 119 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 73 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2015 Sunnyside Records | SSC 1403
Jazz / Post Bop / Drums

There have been pivotal locales which were the nurturing ground for the vanguard in many art forms. Jazz music has had a number of these spots, from New Orleans up to Chicago, then to New York and outward. It would not be hard to argue that the great city of Philadelphia should be recognized with these others as a wellspring of talented musicians. One of Philadelphia s prominent sons is the fantastic drummer Albert Tootie Heath. He, like so many other Philly natives including his brothers Jimmy and Percy, grew up in the music, as the city was ripe with musicians of the first order and an important stop for many of the progenitors of the music. On his new recording Philadelphia Beat - Heath returns to his native ground to catch the spirit and preserve it.

Albert 'Tootie' Heath - Tootie's Tempo (2013)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Oct. 11, 2013
Albert 'Tootie' Heath - Tootie's Tempo (2013)

Albert 'Tootie' Heath - Tootie's Tempo (2013)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 47:04 min | 106 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Sunnyside Communicat

Opportunities for jazz musicians to perform with the music’s legendary figures are becoming more and more rare. The value in working with, and learning from, these elder statesmen has been elemental in the development of jazz music, and critical to the shape of the music.
Kenny Dorham - Trompeta Toccata (1964/2014) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/192kHz]

Kenny Dorham - Trompeta Toccata (1964/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 37:10 minutes | 1,48 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

"Trompeta Toccata" is a jazz album by Kenny Dorham that was recorded and released in 1964. It features performances by Dorham, Tommy Flanagan, Joe Henderson, Richard Davis, and Albert Heath.
Jimmy Heath - The Gap Sealer (1972-1973) {Jazz Beat Records JB523 rel 2007}

Jimmy Heath - The Gap Sealer (1972-1973) {Jazz Beat Records JB523 rel 2007}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 513 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 179 Mb
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© 1972-73, 2007 Jazz Beat Records | JB523
Jazz / Hard Bop / Post Bop / Saxophone / Flute

Digipak edition of this 1972 album from the Jazz great featuring five bonus tracks taken from the album Love And Understanding (1973). Although Jimmy Heath released an album per year between 1959 and 1964, he would undergo an eight-year recording hiatus as a leader before returning to the studios in 1972. This CD contains the first album Heath recorded after his break. The tracks have a cohesive group sound and showcase the individuality and force of Jimmy's compositions coupled with his instrumental brilliance as a flautist and soprano and tenor saxophonist.
Chet Baker & Art Pepper - Picture Of Heath (1956) {Pacific Jazz 724349410626 rel 1998}

Chet Baker & Art Pepper - Picture Of Heath (1956) {Pacific Jazz 724349410626 rel 1998}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 263 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 96 Mb
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© 1956, 1998 Pacific Jazz / Capitol Records | 7243 4 94106 2 6 | 20-bit SBM
Jazz / Cool / West Coast Jazz / Trumpet / Saxophone

The seven sides that make up the all-star outing Picture of Heath (1961) might be familiar to fans of co-leads Chet Baker (trumpet) or Art Pepper (alto saxophone), as Playboys (1956). Perhaps owing to trademark-related issues with the men's magazine of the same name, Picture of Heath became the moniker placed on the 1961 Pacific Jazz vinyl re-release, as well as the 1989 compact disc. Regardless of the designation on the label, the contents gather selections recorded on October 31, 1956 – the third encounter between Baker and Pepper.
Donald Byrd - Blackjack (1967/2015) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/192kHz] RE-UP

Donald Byrd - Blackjack (1967/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 35:53 minutes | 1,43 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Blackjack was originally released in 1967 and features performances by Byrd with Sonny Red, Hank Mobley, Cedar Walton, Walter Booker, and Billy Higgins. It was produced by Alfred Lion and recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Cristobal Galan (c.1620-1684) - Canto Del Alma - La Grande Chapelle, Albert Recasens (2010) {2CD Lauda - LAU010}

Cristóbal Galán (c.1620-1684) - Canto Del Alma - La Grande Chapelle, Albert Recasens (2010) {2CD Lauda - LAU010}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 432 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 233 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 101 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2010 Lauda | LAU010
Classical / Baroque / Сappella

Cristóbal Galán was born in Madrid (Spain) around 1625; nothing is known about his musical education or the early stages of his career. Between 1653 and 1664 he acted as "maestro de capilla" in various churches. From 1664 to 1667 he was director of the choir at Segovia Cathedral, and then he was appointed director of music at the convent of the Descalzas Reales. The queen regent wanted him to become director of music at the royal chapel, but this met strong resistance. It was only in 1680 that he obtained this position. It didn't bring him much luck, as he felt that he wasn't appreciated enough. Payments were also often delayed, mainly because of the bad economic state of Spain in the last decades of the 17th century. Not only Galán, but all musicians suffered from this situation.
Clifford Jordan - Clifford Jordan In The World (1969) [Japanese Reissue 2006]

Clifford Jordan - Clifford Jordan In The World (1969) [Japanese Reissue 2006]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 273 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 108 Mb | Scans included
Hard Bop, Post-Bop | Label: P-Vine Records | # PCD-23842 | Time: 00:39:54

Whether at the helm of a record date or as a sideman, Clifford Jordan was known for giving his all. These studio recordings were originally made for Strata East, a label known for its adventurous spirit. The tenor saxophonist leads two separate groups. The sextet selections include trombonist Julian Priester, pianist Wynton Kelly, bassists Wilbur Ware and Richard Davis, drummer Albert Heath, and trumpeter Don Cherry. Jordan's pensive "Vienna" is given an extended workout, with Cherry's somewhat abstract playing fitting in rather well. The second piece, Jordan's "Doug's Prelude," is also a bit brooding, showcasing the leader, Priester, and Kelly.