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Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - Gate Swings (1997)  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 11, 2017
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - Gate Swings (1997)

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - Gate Swings (1997)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 377 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 171 Mb | Scans included
Label: Verve, Gitanes Blues Productions | # 314 537 617-2 | Time: 00:56:46
Modern Electric Texas Blues, Jump Blues, Jazz-Blues, Swing

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown's tough-minded approach to the blues, country, Cajun, and jazz insures a minimum of nonsense and a maximum of variety, while his virtuosity on the guitar and fiddle insures the highest standards. Nonetheless, Brown's 1997 album is a landmark for the 73-year-old picker who won a Rhythm & Blues Foundation Pioneer Award. All 13 tunes on Gate Swings find Brown working with his regular road quartet plus a 13-piece horn section, enabling him to prove that Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Lionel Hampton have been as important to his music as any bluesman or Creole fiddler. Gate Swings includes tunes by all three of those big-band leaders as well as compositions by Buddy Johnson, Percy Mayfield, Louis Jordan, and Brown himself, and they all swing with the massive force that only a big horn section can muster. Brown has leaned in this direction before, but Gate Swings is special, because it features the horn arrangements of Wardell Quezergue, an alumnus of the Dave Bartholomew band who arranged many of the best New Orleans R&B hits in the '60s and '70s.

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - Blackjack (1977) Reissue 1999  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 28, 2017
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - Blackjack (1977) Reissue 1999

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - Blackjack (1977) Reissue 1999
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 290 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 126 Mb | Scans included | Time: 00:45:08
Modern Electric Texas Blues, Jazz-Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Cajun | Label: Sugar Hill | # SHCD-3891

To call the multitalented Gatemouth Brown, a mainstay of the Texas music scene for over half a century, a bluesman would be inaccurate. Not completely wrong, for Brown's influence on Texas blues has been enormous, but certainly not the whole picture. On Blackjack, Brown (who sings and plays harmonica and a plethora of stringed instruments, from guitar to viola) goes from blues ("Chickenshift") to jazz ("Honey Boy," with a nice drum solo from David Peters) to country ("Dark End of the Hallway") and back again. Not every musician can handle this kind of variety, but Brown makes it work, whether it's the straight-ahead blues of "Here Am I" or "Street Corner" (which has a great harmonica intro), the Cajun-inflected "When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again," or the jazz-blues feel of "Tippin' In." It's easy to see, or rather to hear, why Brown has been so influential: every track on Blackjack is performed with the deft assurance of a master.

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - Pressure Cooker (1985)  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 14, 2017
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - Pressure Cooker (1985)

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - Pressure Cooker (1985)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 243 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 116 Mb | Scans included
Modern Electric Texas Blues | Label: Alligator | # ALCD 4745 | 00:41:31

Before Gate was able to rebuild a following stateside, he frequently toured Europe. He recorded the contents of this inexorably swinging set in France in 1973 with all-star backing by keyboardists Milt Buckner and Jay McShann, saxists Arnett Cobb and Hal Singer, among others. Brown indulges his passion for Louis Jordan by ripping through "Ain't That Just like a Woman" and "Ain't Nobody Here but Us Chickens" and exhibits his immaculate fretwork on the torrid title item.

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - No Looking Back (1992)  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 9, 2017
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - No Looking Back (1992)

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - No Looking Back (1992)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 231 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 117 Mb | Scans included | 00:41:33
Modern Electric Texas Blues, Jazz-Blues, Cajun | Label: Alligator | # ALCD 4804

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown was one of the most jazz-oriented of bluesmen, a colorful guitarist and a primitive but swinging fiddler. On this release he includes many instrumental sections in his performances including four all-out boppish jazz jams ("Digging New Ground," "C-Jam Blues," "The Peeper" and the stomping "We're Outta Here"). Brown's vocals, which feature consistently intelligent lyrics ("Better Off With The Blues" is particularly memorable), are part of the music rather than the entire show; he even gives his obscure backup horns chances to solo. The set is a particularly strong example of Gatemouth Brown's music with each of the 11 selections (except perhaps for "I Will Be Your Friend," a poppish vocal duet with Michelle Shocked) being well worth hearing.

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - One More Mile (1983) [Repost]  Music

Posted by Designol at Nov. 3, 2017
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - One More Mile (1983) [Repost]

Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown - One More Mile (1983)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 284 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 110 Mb | Scans included | 00:39:48
Modern Electric Texas Blues, Jazz-Blues, Cajun | Label: Rounder | # CD 2034

For his second Rounder album, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown offers his "World Music Texas Style" - a compelling synthesis of blues, jazz, Cajun music and even a touch of country. With horn arrangements by Bill Samuel and Homer Brown, the album is a showcase for Gate's virtuoso abilities as a guitarist and violinist, which always tap his blues roots while offering constant musical surprises. 1983 Grammy Award finalist.
Max Ionata, Clarence Penn, Reuben Rogers - Kind of Trio (2011) {Jando Music WJ 074}

Max Ionata, Clarence Penn, Reuben Rogers - Kind of Trio (2011) {Jando Music WJ 074}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 402 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 140 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 20 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2011 Jando Music / Millesuone | WJ 074
Jazz / Post Bop / Saxophone / Bass / Drums

A trio of great affection, already experienced in the past with another successful record job, this time Max Ionata, Clarence Penn and Reuben Rogers are working on an original record project using the formula of the trio.

Noah Gundersen - White Noise (2017) [Official Digital Download]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at Dec. 16, 2017
Noah Gundersen - White Noise (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Noah Gundersen - White Noise (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 67:18 minutes | 747 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

On his third full-length release, White Noise, singer/songwriter Noah Gundersen almost completely leaves behind his tender, murmured folk. The album still holds its share of intimate moments and plenty of emotional intensity but, citing influences like Radiohead ("Sweet Talker"), the Beatles, and Wilco ("New Religion"), the volume is dialed up and, at times, arrangements reach symphonic arena rock levels. That's a first for Gundersen, but the choice isn't without meaning. Intended as "sensory overload" inspired by primal drives like love, lust, and fear, White Noise came together in 2016; the song "Dry Year" was recorded on the night of the U.S. presidential election.

Peter White - Playin' Favorites (2006)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Dec. 15, 2017
Peter White - Playin' Favorites (2006)

Peter White - Playin' Favorites (2006)
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Smooth Jazz, Crossover Jazz | Columbia / Legacy #82796 94992 2

For his tenth full-length album, Playin' Favourites, British smooth jazz giant Peter White decided to, as the title suggests, turn to some of his favorite tracks from the '60s, '70s, and '80s, giving each of them his own interpretation (he did a similar thing in 1994's Reflections). Working with longtime producer Paul Brown, as well as musicians Boney James, Rick Braun, and Dave Camp, among others, White successfully turns the 11 songs on Playin' Favourites into instant crossover jazz hits. Mainly this means adding horns and keyboards to the background while the guitarist lithely moves around from the melody into lush improvisationally based solos…
The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Four Presidents and Race in America

The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Four Presidents and Race in America by April Ryan
English | October 3rd, 2017 | ASIN: B07666MXZY, ISBN: 1538106639, 1442238410 | 187 Pages | EPUB | 4.90 MB

2016 NAACP Image Award Nominee, Essence Top 10 books of 2015, African American Literary Show Inc. 2015 Best Non Fiction Award

White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Dec. 14, 2017
White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America

White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America by Joan C. Williams
English | May 16th, 2017 | ISBN: 1633693783 | 193 Pages | PDF | 7.91 MB

Around the world, populist movements are gaining traction among the white working class. Meanwhile, the professional elite—journalists, managers, and establishment politicians—is on the outside looking in, and left to argue over the reasons why. In White Working Class, Joan C. Williams, described as “something approaching rock star status” in her field by the New York Times, explains why so much of the elite’s analysis of the white working class is misguided, rooted in assumptions by what she has controversially coined “class cluelessness.”