Michiel Borstlap Trio

Michiel Borstlap Trio - 88 (2012)  Music

Posted by mark70 at June 8, 2012
Michiel Borstlap Trio - 88 (2012)

Michiel Borstlap Trio - 88 (2012)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 56:20 min | 128 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Challenge Records

The take-no-prisoners approach of the opening track seems to convey only one message: make no mistake, the jazz Piano trio is still Alive and… kicking ass. The song, the exuberant Latin Cherish your Sunshine, is characterized by a mercurial melody that slithers, full of catch-me-if-you-can bravura, along the bar-lines. When, in the ‘tutti’, the theme is finally caught by the expertly chasing rhythm section, the listener cannot feel anything but joy. It’s the same joy that the Michiel Borstlap Trio - Boudewijn Lucas: electric bass, Erik Kooger: Drums - experienced whilst recording the album.
Bill Bruford & Michiel Borstlap - In Concert In Holland (2005)

Bill Bruford & Michiel Borstlap - In Concert In Holland (2005)
Video: NTSC, MPEG-2 at 4 010 Kbps, 720 x 480 (1.333) at 29.970 fps | Audio: AC-3 2 channels at 192 Kbps, 48.0 KHz
Genre: Jazz | Label: Summerfold | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 14 Nov 2005 | Runtime: 95 min. | 3,08 GB (DVD5)

Neither quite rock, nor quite jazz, both men believe in a music with immediacy, with authorship, and without boundaries or safety nets. Their instant compositions resonate with happy coincidence, brilliant technique, human accident, unforced error, missed chances, astonishing good luck, hidden intentions, oblique references and the full catalogue of happenstance that is mirrored in all human existence, and is just the kind of place in which both men can live and breathe and have their being.

Bill Bruford & Michiel Borstlap - In Two Minds (2007)  Music

Posted by tiburon at June 22, 2012
Bill Bruford & Michiel Borstlap - In Two Minds (2007)

Bill Bruford & Michiel Borstlap - In Two Minds (2007)
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 249MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 137MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Fusion

Drummer Bill Bruford and Dutch pianist and keyboardist Michiel Borstlap have performed together as duos on a very occasional basis during the past few years. The music on In Two Minds features the two old friends at four live concerts from 2006-2007 that were performed in England and Norway. All of the crowd noise and applause has been edited out, so it sounds like a studio set. However very little editing and no overdubbing or mixing took place, so this is an accurate reproduction of the live performances. Borstlap and Bruford perform 11 free improvisations plus Miles Davis' "All Blues." While the playing is spontaneous, it is often melodic with a logical development and plenty of variety. A few of the selections have such strong structures that they almost sound like a standard. Some of the other pieces mostly set moods, emphasize color or have one basic idea or plot. The results are consistently intriguing and rewarding.
Sherry Dyanne and Michiel Borstlap - Lady Sings The Blues: The Music Of Billie Holiday (2016)

Sherry Dyanne and Michiel Borstlap - Lady Sings The Blues: The Music Of Billie Holiday (2016)
Blies, Vocal Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:50:20 | 118 MB
Label: GP Music | Release Year: 2016

Dutch jazz-singer Sherry Dyanne is one of the most intriguing vocalists who is able to perform true renditions of the repertoire of Billie Holiday. Together with master pianist she toured extensively. This album is beautiful showcase of their love for Billie Holiday. Sherry Dyanne is a soul and jazz singer with a very distinctive retro sound. This sound teleports you to the days of Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, home cooked apple pie and nostalgic jazz clubs. Sherry has a stunning live reputation and has now released her first album 'Sing me a song'. This debut hosts a selection self-written, beautiful songs and long forgotten tracks from yesteryear. Sherry's love for authenticity in life and music, has succeeded in creating a timeless atmosphere on this heartfelt album.

V.A. - 25 Years North Sea Festival [2 CD] (2000)  Music

Posted by Goodspeed at March 17, 2010
V.A. - 25 Years North Sea Festival [2 CD] (2000)

V.A. - 25 Years North Sea Festival [2 CD] (2000)
EAC+LOG+CUE | Flac (image) | 2 CD | 750 MB | artwork @ 600dpi | TT 45:27 | RS | 3% recovery
Jazz/ Fusion/ Blues | Universal Classics & Jazz | Catalog # 7 31454 18562 2

A unique, historic festival! The first edition of the North Sea Jazz Festival took place in 1976 in the Nederlands Congresgebouw in The Hague. Some numbers in those early days: six venues, three hundred artists and about nine thousand visitors. In this very first festival year internationally renowned jazz legends performed, such as Sarah Vaughan, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie and Stan Getz, as well as most Dutch avant-garde artists.

Haydn: Music for Baryton Trio / Netherlands Baryton Trio  Music

Posted by knmn at April 19, 2009
Haydn: Music for Baryton Trio / Netherlands Baryton Trio

Haydn: Music for Baryton Trio / Netherlands Baryton Trio
Classical | 2008 | 1 CD | 265 Mb | EAC/APE/CUE/LOG/SCANS

Mysterious Voyages A Tribute To Weather Report  Music

Posted by jjbacap at Oct. 28, 2007
Mysterious Voyages A Tribute To Weather Report

Mysterious Voyages A Tribute To Weather Report
Audio: APE & Mp3 | 920 Mb & 364 Мb, 5% recovery Release Date: 2005
Label: Tone Center | Country: USA | Format: 2XCD | Style: Fusion

This double-CD has 24 different groups of fusion musicians (including some from Europe) paying tribute to Weather Report. Despite the personnel and often the instrumentation changing from track to track, there is a unity to the project and many of the bands sound quite a bit like Weather Report, either purposely as part of the tribute or naturally. The programming is somewhat random and the bands bring back the sound, grooves, and spirits of Weather Report rather than necessarily always sticking to their compositions. All in all, this is a heartfelt and very well-played tribute that can also serve as an introduction to a cross-section of some of today's top fusion musicians, many of whom are not household names yet.
Harold Mabern Trio - Mabern's Grooveyard (1997) {Japanese Edition}

Harold Mabern Trio - Mabern's Grooveyard (1997) {Japanese Edition}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 333 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 152 Mb
Covers Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz | DIW Records #DIW-621

One of several excellent hard bop pianists from the Memphis area, Harold Mabern has led relatively few dates through the years, but he has always been respected by his contemporaries. He played in Chicago with MJT + 3 in the late '50s and then moved to New York in 1959. Mabern worked with Jimmy Forrest, Lionel Hampton, the Jazztet (1961-1962), Donald Byrd, Miles Davis (1963), J.J. Johnson (1963-1965), Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard, Wes Montgomery, Joe Williams (1966-1967), and Sarah Vaughan. During 1968-1970, Mabern led four albums for Prestige, he was with Lee Morgan in the early '70s, and in 1972, he recorded with Stanley Cowell's Piano Choir. Harold Mabern has recorded as a leader for DIW/Columbia and Sackville and toured with the Contemporary Piano Ensemble (1993-1995).
Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant - Sister Phantom Owl Fish (2004) {Ipecac Recordings IPC-52}

Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant - Sister Phantom Owl Fish (2004) {Ipecac Recordings IPC-52}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 334 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 131 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 18 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2004 Ipecac Recordings | IPC-52
Jazz / Alternative / Experimental Rock / Avant-Garde Jazz / Post-Rock

Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant is back for their second album, although with a completely different lineup (besides Dunn, of course). Adam Levy and Kenny Wollesen are gone, replaced by Mary Halvorson on guitar and Ches Smith on drums. The music they play is not so much a fusion of styles as it is a collision of styles. Almost straight-ahead jazz noodling gives way to hardcore blasts and crunching power chords, then completely devolves into Derek Bailey territory, but the band is always together. You can tell that some of it is quite composed, and that other sections are most likely entirely improvised.

Chris Speed Trio - Platinum On Tap (2017)  Music

Posted by aasana at Aug. 15, 2017
Chris Speed Trio - Platinum On Tap (2017)

Chris Speed Trio - Platinum On Tap (2017)
Avant-garde Jazz, Contemporary Jazz | 45:16 min | MP3, 320 kbps | 104 MB
Label: Intakt

This new album by Chris Speed's excellent trio with drummer Dave King and bassist Chris Tordini is in many ways Speed's most fully developed and personal work to date. Since arriving in New York in the early 1990s, he has become one of the most vital improvising musicians on the scene through work that has always ranged widely, moving from a jazz base out through various forms of folk, classical and rock music.