Dave Samuels Marimba

Dave Samuels - Natural Selection (1991) {GRP 9656}  

Posted by tiburon at Jan. 20, 2012
Dave Samuels - Natural Selection (1991) {GRP 9656}

Dave Samuels - Natural Selection (1991) {GRP 9656}
EAC | FLAC Image | Cue+Log | Full Scans 600dpi | 308MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 137MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Latin Jazz

Dave Samuels' release offers music that is often more pleasant than it is challenging, but Samuels has an original voice on the marimbas and vibes, the groove tunes are generally quite enjoyable (particularly the calypso "Cara Linda" and the tricky "Knots"), and the leader's solos are uniformly strong. With the help of the Yellowjackets' rhythm section (keyboardist Russell Ferrante, electric bassist Jimmy Haslip and drummer William Kennedy) and some guests, this pop/jazz effort is reasonably satisfying and one of Dave Samuels' best solo sets.

Dave Samuels - Tjader-ized (1998) {Verve}  

Posted by tiburon at June 11, 2011
Dave Samuels - Tjader-ized (1998) {Verve}

Dave Samuels - Tjader-ized (1998) {Verve}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U+MD5 | Full Scans 300dpi | 391MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Latin Jazz

The most influential non-Latin figure in Latin jazz is paid respectful homage by another non-Latin vibraphonist of note, Spyro Gyra's Dave Samuels, who put together a heavyweight ensemble of Latin jazz stars for the job.Still, this is a pleasant, intelligent Latin jazz outing by and large, graced by the presence of Eddie Palmieri on piano, Dave Valentin on flute, David Sanchez on tenor, Ray Barretto on congas, and Steve Khan on acoustic guitar. And it might persuade Spyro Gyra fans to investigate the real deal.

Dave Grusin - An Evening With Dave Grusin (2011) {Heads Up}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Dec. 7, 2016
Dave Grusin - An Evening With Dave Grusin (2011) {Heads Up}

Dave Grusin - An Evening With Dave Grusin (2011) {Heads Up}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 429MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 175MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

An Evening with Dave Grusin is essentially the soundtrack to the Blu-Ray DVD product, and an app for the iPad, both of which have loads more features. The composer, arranger, and pianist conducts the 75-piece Henry Mancini Orchestra in a live program of his own music – tunes written for cinema – as well as the works of composers Gershwin, Bernstein, and Mancini. The show was co-produced by Grusin's longstanding business associate and collaborator Larry Rosen and Phil Ramone.

Dave Stryker - Strike Up The Band (2008)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Nov. 25, 2016
Dave Stryker - Strike Up The Band (2008)

Dave Stryker - Strike Up The Band (2008)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 67:55 min | 156 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: SteepleChase

Dave Stryker is a strong guitarist with an excellent back-catalog of credits to his name. While Strike Up The Band doesn't show off his full capabilities in their best light, it makes for a listenable jaunt, and a clear reminder that musicians on Stryker's level can seek out more demanding material. The album has a definite polish: Nils Winther's production is of a very high quality, and each of the four musicians plays with a distinctive and clear sound, too. So at root, the disappointment of the album is in its material.

Dave Douglas & Keystone - Moonshine (2008)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Nov. 24, 2016
Dave Douglas & Keystone - Moonshine (2008)

Dave Douglas & Keystone - Moonshine (2008)
Jazz, Fusion, Contemporary Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 56 min | 142 MB
Label: Greenleaf Music | Rel:2008

Trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Dave Douglas was nominated for a Grammy Award following the release of 2005's Keystone, an album inspired by Fatty Arbuckle and recorded as a soundtrack to Arbuckle short films. Initially inspired by and set to accompany the films of Buster Keaton, that group – Douglas, DJ Olive, Gene Lake, Brad Jones, Marcus Strickland, and Jamie Saft – created an altogether modern sound that reflected the humor, drama, and tension in Keaton's films. It differed in form and content from his other electric recordings – and from the music made by his standard quintet that used a Fender Rhodes instead of an acoustic piano…

An Evening With Dave Grusin (2009) [Blu-ray]  Music

Posted by juanchito at Nov. 23, 2016
An Evening With Dave Grusin (2009) [Blu-ray]

An Evening With Dave Grusin (2009)
Blu-ray | BDMV | AVC, 1920:1080i, 28.75 mbps, 29.970 fps | 16.87 GB
Audio: AC3, 640 kbps, 48 kHz, 6 ch; DTS-HD, 4463 kbps, 48 kHz, 6 ch;
LPCM, 2304 kbps, 48 kHz, 2 ch; AC3, 640 kbps, 48 kHz, 2ch | Length: 01:02:31
Jazz, Fusion | Nitroflare/Filefactory

Dave Stryker Organ Trio - One For Reedus (2010)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Nov. 23, 2016
Dave Stryker Organ Trio - One For Reedus (2010)

Dave Stryker Organ Trio - One For Reedus (2010)
Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 59 min | 147 MB
Label: SteepleChase | Rel:2010

Dave Stryker had a working group with drummer Tony Reedus, though he is not present as he died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism two weeks prior to the session. Steve Williams is an excellent replacement, while the third member of the trio is the in-demand young organist Jared Gold.
Dave Newman - Fathead Comes On (1961) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}

Dave Newman - Fathead Comes On (1961) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 225 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 78 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 192 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1961, 2012 Atlantic / Warner Japan / WEA / Rhino | WPCR-27176 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Hard Bop / Soul Jazz / Jazz Blues / Saxophone

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. Early work from David Fathead Newman – so early, the cover has him listed as "Dave" on the front! The album steps nicely off Newman's early work with Ray Charles – and does plenty to establish him as a leader on his own – putting Newman's bold, soulful tenor right upfront in the mix – and backing him with small combo players who include Marcus Belgrave on trumpet, Norris Austin on piano, and Hank Crawford on a bit of piano! There's a deep undercurrent that's mighty nice – almost a rootsier quality than on other Newman albums – and titles include "Cellar Groove", "Hello There", "Alto Sauce", and "Scufflin'".
Dave Pike - Jazz For The Jet Set (1965) {Atlantic Masters-Warner Jazz 8122-73527-2 rel 2001 with Herbie Hancock}

Dave Pike - Jazz For The Jet Set (1965) {Atlantic Masters-Warner Jazz 8122-73527-2 rel 2001 with Herbie Hancock}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 227 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 89 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 13 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1965, 2001 Atlantic / Warner Jazz | Atlantic Masters Series | 8122-73527-2
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Hard Bop / Groove

This disc is a bit unusual in a few ways. Vibraphonist Dave Pike sticks here exclusively to the marimba, while pianist Herbie Hancock is heard throughout on organ, an instrument he rarely played again. The band also includes two trumpeters (most notably Clark Terry who has a few short solos) and a rhythm section with guitarist Billy Butler. Most of the music consists of obscurities and is open to the influences of the boogaloo and pop rhythms of the era; highlights include Hancock's "Blind Man, Blind Man," "Sunny" and "Devilette." An interesting effort.

Dave Mason - Alone Together (1970) [MFSL, UDCD 573]  Music

Posted by v3122 at Nov. 14, 2016
Dave Mason - Alone Together (1970) [MFSL, UDCD 573]

Dave Mason - Alone Together (1970)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1993 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 573 | ~ 214 or 88 Mb | Scans Included
Progressive Rock / Classic Rock

Dave Mason's first solo album was one of several recordings to come out of the Leon Russell/Delaney & Bonnie axis in 1970. (Other notables included Eric Clapton's solo debut and Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs & Englishmen.) Alone Together contains an excellent batch of melodically pleasing songs, built on a fat bed of strumming acoustic guitars with tasteful electric guitar accents and leads…