Herbie Hancock: The Complete Columbia

Herbie Hancock - The Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972-1988 (2013) (34 CD Box Set)

Herbie Hancock - The Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972-1988 (2013) (34 CD Box Set)
XLD Rip | FLAC (Tracks+.cue, log) | 34 CDs, 27:41:32 min | Covers included | 8,73 Gb
Genre: Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Fusion, Jazz-Rock / Label: Columbia/Legacy

Herbie Hancock recorded for Columbia between 1972 and 1988. During that period, between the label's American and Japanese divisions, he released 31 albums, both solo and with an astonishing variety of players in an equally breathtaking panorama of styles, from straight-ahead post-bop, to fusion, jazz-funk, disco, R&B, smooth jazz, and even hip-hop. Though Hancock had a celebrated career before signing to Columbia, it was his longest label association; and during his tenure there, he experienced his greatest commercial success and his name was etched permanently into the history of popular music. This box set contains 34 discs – 28 single and three double albums – all housed in handsome individual LP and gatefold sleeves.
Herbie Hancock - The Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972-1988: Box Set 34CDs (2013)

Herbie Hancock - The Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972-1988: Box Set 34CDs (2013)
Jazz, Bebop, Jazz-Funk, Fusion, Jazz-Rock | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 3,82 Gb
Label: Sony Legacy | Release Year: 2013

Gathered here for the first time are all of the recordings Herbie Hancock (b. 1940) made for Columbia Records U.S. and CBS/Sony Records Japan between 1972 and 1988–a stunningly creative, 17-year period, yielding 31 albums. Eight of the titles in this set have never been released outside of Japan. This collection of 34 newly-remastered CDs showcases Herbie's virtuosity in a dazzling display of musical styles. It is a testament to his fearlessness, innovation, and ever-evolving curiosity, as well as his significant commercial success–the platinum certifications of Head Hunters and Future Shock.
Herbie Hancock - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions (1961-69) [6CD's]

Herbie Hancock - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions (1961-69) [6CD's]
EAC 0.95b4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 2.49GB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

From the start of his solo recording career in 1962, when he was 22, Herbie Hancock was a very original pianist/composer. Strangely enough, despite the explorative nature of much of his music, Hancock was also quite accessible, recording the future hit "Watermelon Man" on his debut date. This six-CD set is a must for all jazz collectors who do not already own Hancock's Blue Note albums, for the box contains the complete contents of the pianist's albums Takin' Off, My Point of View, Inventions & Dimensions, Empyrean Isles, Maiden Voyage, Speak Like a Child, and The Prisoner.
Miles Davis & Gil Evans - The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings (1996) {6 CD Boxset Columbia CXK 67397 rec 1957-1968}

Miles Davis & Gil Evans - The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings (1996) {6 CD Boxset Columbia CXK 67397 rec 1957-1968}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 2.47 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.02 Gb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 671 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1957-68, 1996 Sony Music / Legacy / Columbia | CXK 67397 | Super Bit Mapping
Jazz / Cool / Modern Creative / Experimental Big Band

THE COMPLETE COLUMBIA STUDIO RECORDINGS compiles all of Miles Davis' collaborations with composer/arranger Gil Evans. Included are the original and alternate versions of the four albums that Davis and Evans made together–MILES AHEAD, PORGY AND BESS, SKETCHES OF SPAIN and QUIET NIGHTS–as well as various outtakes and unreleased tracks. More than half of the material is previously unreleased. THE COMPLETE COLUMBIA STUDIO RECORDINGS won 1997 Grammy Awards for Best Historical Album, Best Album Notes (by George Avakian, Bob Belden, Bill Kirchner and Phil Schaap), and Best Recording Package - Boxed.
Wayne Shorter - The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (2012) (6 CDs Box Set)

Wayne Shorter - The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (2012) (6 CDs Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks+.cue, log) | 6 CDs, 04:45:03 min | Covers included | 1,81 Gb
Genre: Jazz / Label: Columbia

The best of Wayne Shorters electric era all in one bundle. The most complete package to date of Wayne Shorters Columbia albums, nearly 20 years of his greatest electric solo and co-leader performances of his own songs.
V.A. - Rudolf Serkin - The Complete Columbia Album Collection (75CD Box Set, 2017)

V.A. - Rudolf Serkin - The Complete Columbia Album Collection (75CD Box Set, 2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image + .cue, log) | Run Time: 3785 minutes | 15,21 Gb
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony Music Canada Inc.

This is the first-ever collection of Rudolf Serkin's complete recordings for Columbia Masterworks on 75 discs: Concertos, sonatas, chamber music and vocal performances, all recorded between 1941 and 1985. An all-embracing survey of Rudolf Serkin's recorded achievements, spanning over 44 years. Some collaborations include Adolf Busch, Pablo Casals, Peter Serkin, Jaime Laredo, Frtiz Reiner, George Szell, Eugene Ormandy, and Arturo Toscanini.
Jim Nabors - The Complete Columbia Christmas Collection (2015/2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/192kHz]

Jim Nabors - The Complete Columbia Christmas Collection (2015/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 79:29 minutes | 2,06 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

James Thurston Nabors was an American actor, singer, and comedian. "The Complete Columbia Christmas Recordings" combines Jim Nabors' two holiday albums for Columbia – 1967's Jim Nabors' Christmas Album and 1972's Merry Christmas – adding a couple of seasonal religious tunes from 1968's The Lord's Prayer & Other Sacred Songs and 1971's How Great Thou Art for good measure (as it happens, these bonus cuts include two different versions of "Ave Maria." Of the two albums, the 1967 set is slightly stuffier – there's a reliance on old-fashioned carols and the string arrangements are a bit stiff – but 1971 conjures just a bit of the spirit of Hollywood holiday specials, its strings feeling slightly snazzy, not starchy. His sensibility belongs in an era that was bypassed when these records were recorded, so this release functions as dual nostalgia: pining for pining for days of Christmas past.
Igor Stravinsky - The Complete Columbia Album Collection (2015) (56 CDs Box Set)

Igor Stravinsky - The Complete Columbia Album Collection (2015) (56 CDs Box Set)
XLD Rip | FLAC (Tracks+.cue, log) | 56 CDs, 47h 09 min | 10,9 Gb | Scans -> 1,01 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: Sony Classical

Igor Stravinsky The Complete Columbia Album Collection is an unprecedented reissue of the complete recordings of his works that Igor Stravinsky made for CBS/American Columbia, bringing together for the very first time on CD all of the mono "Stravinsky conducts Stravinsky" recordings issued in the 1940s and 1950s alongside the more familiar stereo remakes from the 1960s, as well as all the authorized performances that Stravinsky's assistant Robert Craft conducted for the label in the composer's presence, after age and infirmity had restricted his own ability to do so.
Blue Oyster Cult - The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (2012) (16 CDs Box Set)

Blue Oyster Cult - The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (2012) (16 CDs Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | 16 CDs, 17:06:29 min | 6,83 Gb | Scans -> 234 mb
Genre: Rock, Hard Rock / Label: Sony Music

Blue Oyster Cult - The Columbia Albums Collection brings together the group's 14 official Columbia Records albums–including newly-mastered editions of On Your Feet or on Your Knees, Fire of Unknown Origin, The Revolution by Night, Mirrors, Cultosaurus Erectus, Extraterrestrial Live, Club Ninja and Imaginos–alongside two newly-curated bonus discs: Rarities and Radios Appear: The Best of the Broadcasts (a special collection of classic live performances).
Miles Davis - Seven Steps: The Complete Columbia Recordings Of Miles Davis 1963-1964 (2004) {7CD Columbia C7K 90840}

Miles Davis - Seven Steps: The Complete Columbia Recordings Of Miles Davis 1963-1964 (2004) {7CD Columbia C7K 90840}
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© 1963-64, 2004 Columbia / Legacy / Sony Music | C7K 90840
Jazz / Hard Bop / Modal Music / Trumpet

Seven Steps: The Complete Columbia Recordings of Miles Davis 1963-1964 is an anomaly among the retrospective sets that have been issued from the late artist's catalog. It does not focus on particular collaborations (Miles with Coltrane, Gil Evans, the second quintet), complete sessions of historic albums (Bitches Brew, In a Silent Way, and Jack Johnson), or live runs (Plugged Nickel and Montreux). Instead, it is a portrait of the artist in flux, in the space between legendary bands, when he was looking for a new mode of expression, trying to find the band that would help him get there. These seven CDs begin after the demise of bands that included John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Paul Chambers, Jimmy Cobb, and Wynton Kelly, after his landmark Gil Evans period, and even after his attempts at creating a new band with everyone from Frank Strozier and Harold Mabern to Sonny Rollins and J.J. Johnson.