Larry Young Groove Street

Larry Young - Groove Street (1962) {Prestige New Jazz OJCCD-1853-2 rel 1994}

Larry Young - Groove Street (1962) {Prestige New Jazz OJCCD-1853-2 rel 1994}
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© 1962, 1994 Prestige New Jazz / Fantasy | OJCCD-1853-2
Jazz / Hard Bop / Soul Jazz / Organ

Larry Young's third and final Prestige recording (reissued in the OJC series on CD) concludes his early period; he would next record as a leader two and a half years later on Blue Note, by which time his style would be much more original. For his 1962 outing, Young is joined by the obscure tenor Bill Leslie, guitarist Thornel Schwartz and drummer Jimmie Smith for some original blues and two standards ("I Found a New Baby" and "Sweet Lorraine"). Nothing all that substantial occurs, but fans of Jimmy Smith will enjoy the similar style that Larry Young had at the time.

VA - The Jazz In You ~ Mod From The Jazz Side (2016)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Sept. 30, 2016
VA - The Jazz In You ~ Mod From The Jazz Side (2016)

VA - The Jazz In You ~ Mod From The Jazz Side (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 115:10 min | 268 MB
Genre: Jazz, Pop, Oldies | Label: Not Now Music

This set encompasses the years between 1954 and 1962, a time when such great singers as Ray Charles and Peggy Lee blurred the lines between musical genres, making hit records that resonated around the world. Pre-dating the Mod culture, it was an era when cool jazz matched youthful aspiration.

Larry Young - Mothership (1980)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Aug. 12, 2016
Larry Young - Mothership (1980)

Larry Young - Mothership (1980)
Jazz, Post Bop, Jazz Funk | MP3 320 kbps CBR | Scans | 41 min | 102 MB
Label: Blue Note | Rel: 1980

Organist Larry Young's final Blue Note album, Mother Ship, was not released until 1980. Teamed up with tenor saxophonist Herbert Morgan, the great trumpeter Lee Morgan, and drummer Eddie Gladden, Young performs five of his originals, which range from the funky "Street Scene" and the samba "Love Drops" to a spacy "Trip Merchant" and the complex "Visions." This highly original set does not deserve to be so obscure.
Larry Young - Of Love And Peace (1966) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81054}

Larry Young - Of Love And Peace (1966) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81054}
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© 1966, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81054
Jazz / Post Bop / Soul Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Organ

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. The most free-thinking Larry Young album of the 60s – and that's saying a lot, considering the rest of his work! The session's quite an unusual one – with two drummers in the group, grounding a sextet that features Larry on organ, James Spaulding on alto and flute, Herbert Morgan on tenor sax, and the great Eddie Gale on trumpet! The tracks are all quite long, open, and flowing – richly organic, and kind of an extension of the groove first laid down by Young on Unity – pushed into more spiritual, late-Coltrane territory. The sound is amazing – incredibly majestic, and on a par with the most far-reaching jazz on Impulse Records of the late 60s – a real standout for Blue Note, and for Young, who wouldn't record this way again until the 70s! Titles include "Falaq", "Seven Steps To Heaven", "Of Love & Peace", and "Pavanne".
Larry Young Trio - Testifying / Young Blues / Groove Street / Forrest Fire (2015)

Larry Young Trio - Testifying / Young Blues / Groove Street / Forrest Fire (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 157:16 min | 366 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Fresh Sound Records

Larry Young (1940-1979) started off in the early 60s as a soul-jazz organist, and the three albums included on this 2-CD set Testifying, Young Blues, and Street Groove , are his first as a leader. Recorded in 1960 and 1962 for the New Jazz/Prestige label, they document a period when the 20 year-old organist was starting to establish a name for himself in the jazz scene. On a set of warmly swinging, thoroughly grooving performances, Young is in an astounding, persuasively blues-tinged mood, while guitarist Thornel Schwartz and drummer Jimmie Smith are the personification of steady and sympathetic support, consistently augmented with the addition of bassist Wendell Marshall in Young Blues.
Larry Young - Larry Young's Fuel (1975) {Get On Up 2011 re-issue GET-51287}

Larry Young - Larry Young's Fuel (1975) {Get On Up 2011 re-issue GET-51287}
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© 1975, 2011 Get On Up / Arista Records | GET-51287 / 88697843182
Jazz / Jazz Funk / Fusion / Soul Jazz / Organ / Keyboards

Quite possibly the greatest Larry Young album of the post-Blue Note years – and a massive bit of funk that totally redefines his sound! Larry's working here with his hip group Fuel – an ensemble that features Laura Logan on lead vocals, giving the tunes a real focus through her lyrics – and letting them pack a bit more punch too, since her voice sounds a lot like Betty Davis at the time! Larry's keyboards are forceful, but never too over the top – and he's notched things down a bit to focus on the overall groove of the set – still keeping things adventurous on the keys, but also working in a mode that's much more heavily jazz funk! The album's one of THE essential electric jazz sets of the 70s – and features the classic break cut "Turn Out the Lights" – plus other great tracks that include "Floating", "Fuel for the Fire", "I Ching", "H+J=B (Hustle + Jam = Bread)" and "New York Electric Street Music".
Larry Young's Fuel - Spaceball (1976) {BMG Japan 2005 Mini LP K2 re-issue}

Larry Young's Fuel - Spaceball (1976) {BMG Japan 2005 Mini LP K2 re-issue}
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© 1976, 2005 Arista / BMG Japan | BVCJ-37490 | Mini LP | K2 24bit Mastering
Jazz / Jazz Funk / Soul Jazz / Organ

Some stellar stuff in there, and other bits that are a bit more on the forgettable side of things. Even though Young's output was starting to be a bit inconsistent, he was still very much trailblazing and this CD is nonetheless an important document; This was to be his last complete album session before his untimely passing at age 38, and it shows the maverick organ player charting a course for the funkier and electrified side of things. This CD was only made available in Japan, as a part of the "Legends Of Cosmic Jazz Funk" paper sleeve series.
Larry Young - Into Somethin' (1964) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster}

Larry Young - Into Somethin' (1964) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster}
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© 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | UCCQ-5063
Jazz / Hard Bop / Soul Jazz / Organ

Reissue. Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. An incredible album from the man that changed the way the world hears the Hammond! This album was Larry Young's first for Blue Note – and it's a mindblowing batch of tunes that push the organ into realms that had never been heard of in jazz. Young's got a real penchant for a modal groove – no doubt inspired by his friend and sometimes collaborator John Coltrane – and he's working here with a totally hip group that includes Sam Rivers, Grant Green, and Elvin Jones.

Larry Young - Lawrence Of Newark (1973) {Castle Music}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at March 26, 2015
Larry Young - Lawrence Of Newark (1973) {Castle Music}

Larry Young - Lawrence Of Newark (1973) {Castle Music}
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© 2002 Castle Music / Sanctuary | 06076 81221-2
Jazz / Post Bop / Avant-Garde Jazz / Jazz Funk

The late Larry Young was an organist whose fairly brief career had lots of highs and very few middles or lows. Take this session from 1973 – his first non-Blue Note date as a leader and post-Lifetime – as a for instance. It is startling for its fresh look at how the organ is used in jazz and in improvisation, period. On Lawrence of Newark, Young enlisted a host of younger New York session cats who were hanging around the fringes of the funk and avant-garde scenes – James Blood Ulmer, trumpeter Charles MacGee, Cedric Lawson, and about a dozen others all jumped into Young's dark and freaky musical stew.
Larry Young - Mother Ship (1969) {2012 Japanese BNLT Series Remaster}

Larry Young - Mother Ship (1969) {2012 Japanese BNLT Series Remaster}
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© 2012 Blue Note / EMI Music Japan | TOCJ-50286
Jazz / Post Bop / Jazz Funk / Organ

Organist Larry Young's final Blue Note album, Mother Ship, was not released until 1980. Teamed up with tenor saxophonist Herbert Morgan, the great trumpeter Lee Morgan, and drummer Eddie Gladden, Young performs five of his originals, which range from the funky "Street Scene" and the samba "Love Drops" to a spacy "Trip Merchant" and the complex "Visions." This highly original set does not deserve to be so obscure.