Texas Piano

VA - Texas Piano Blues 1929-1948 (1991) [Story Of Blues Series]  Music

Posted by Designol at June 20, 2017
VA - Texas Piano Blues 1929-1948 (1991) [Story Of Blues Series]

VA - Texas Piano Blues 1929-1948 (1991) [Story Of Blues Series]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 240 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb | Scans included
Piano Blues, Texas Blues | Label: RST Blues Documents, DA Music | # 3509-2 | 01:03:47

This is a good collection of piano-accompanied vocals sporting bluesmen who worked the lumber camps and oil fields of rural Texas, as well as the red-light districts of cities like Galveston and Houston. Big Boy Knox shows a strong city influence in his decorative right-hand work, as does Robert Cooper, whose playing points to the influence of Fats Waller. Joe Pullem is on board with his hit, "Black Gal," which is perhaps overstated by three takes and a variation. The vocals are good, however, and the piano playing is uniformly excellent. Stylistically, this music falls somewhere between ragtime, blues, and vaudeville.
Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble - Texas Hurricane (2014) [APO SACD Boxset] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC / RE-UP

Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble - Texas Hurricane (2014) [APO SACD Boxset]
PS3 Rip | 6x SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 320:52 mins | Scans included | ~ 9,2 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | ~ 6,8 GB

With his astonishingly accomplished guitar playing, Stevie Ray Vaughan ignited the blues revival of the '80s. Vaughan drew equally from bluesmen like Albert King, Otis Rush and Hubert Sumlin and rock & roll players like Jimi Hendrix and Lonnie Mack, as well as the stray jazz guitarist like Kenny Burrell, developing a uniquely eclectic and fiery style that sounded like no other guitarist, regardless of genre. Vaughan bridged the gap between blues and rock like no other artist had since the late '60s. For about seven years, Stevie Ray Vaughan was the leading light in American blues, consistently selling out concerts while his albums regularly went gold. His tragic death in 1990 only emphasized his influence in blues and American rock & roll. This is classic Stevie Ray Vaughan, meticulously remastered from the analog tapes by New York's Sterling Sound. In each set you'll receive Texas Flood, Couldn't Stand the Weather, Soul to Soul, In Step, plus the posthumous classics Family Style and The Sky Is Crying.

Neal Black & The Healers - Gone Back To Texas (2000)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Jan. 27, 2018
Neal Black & The Healers - Gone Back To Texas (2000)

Neal Black & The Healers - Gone Back To Texas (2000)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 373 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 128 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 61 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Modern Electric Blues, Texas Blues, Blues Rock | DixieFrog #DFGCD 8501

NEAL BLACK, Texas Blues Rock, Roots Musician, has spent the last 25 years electrifying audiences around the World with his fusion of Blues, Rock, Roots Music. Referred to by one critic as "THE MASTER OF HIGH VOLTAGE TEXAS BOOGIE". His albums have received 4**** reviews from Rolling Stone Music Critics as well as reaching the Number One position on European Radio Charts. As a guitarist Neal Black's credits include performances on stage or in the studio with Blues/Rock legends: ​Chuck Berry, Popa Chubby, Jimmy Dawkins, Larry Garner, Lucky Peterson, Johnnie Johnson, The Chambers Brothers, Papa John Creach, Elliott Murphy, Johnny Copeland, Jimmy Vivino, Michael Meritt…
Van Cliburn - Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1; Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3; Kabalevsky: Rondo (2008)

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1; Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3; Kabalevsky: Rondo (2008)
Final of the 1958 Tchaikovsky Competition (Previously unpublished)
Van Cliburn, piano; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra; Kyrill Kondrashin, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 341 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 202 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Testament | # SBT1440 | Time: 01:19:54

Deep in the heart of the Cold War, there was once a miracle in Moscow – Texas-based classical pianist Van Cliburn, of whom no one had heard, conquered at the First Tchaikovsky Competition, an event set aside to showcase Soviet talent. Cliburn was warned by his own government not to go, given the tense political relationship between the United States and Soviet Union at the time, and once he arrived he was greeted as a party crasher, subject to hostile stares and animosity of the kind he had never dreamed of back in Texas. And it was Cliburn, at the end, which brought down the house, and held the award. Back in America, he was greeted with a ticker tape parade and was the subject of a best-selling biography by Abram Chasins, The Van Cliburn Story, copies of which continue to clog the shelves of American thrift stores five decades hence. Ultimately, though, Cliburn's celebrity lost its luster. Nerves, ultra-picky perfectionism, and mishandling by management led to his early retirement from the concert scene; his greatest latter-day achievement being the force behind the Van Cliburn Piano Competition, America's most prestigious such event.
Beatrice Rana - Silver Medalist: Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (2013) [Official Digital Download]

Beatrice Rana - Silver Medalist: Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 62:01 minutes | 543 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Silver Medal winner Beatrice Rana was praised for her 'intensely personalized music-making' (Dallas Morning News) that 'had an electrical current running through virtually every measure' (The Plain Dealer). Already a rising star, Rana was named 'One to Watch' by International Piano magazine just before her Cliburn appearance. In addition to a tour of the United States arranged by the Cliburn, highlights of Rana's 2013–14 season include invitations to perform with Yannick Nézet-Seguin and the Orchestre Métropolitain, Miguel Harth-Bedoya with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, and Fayçal Karoui with the Orchestre Lamoureux in Paris' Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.
Ryu Goto & Michael Dussek - Beethoven & Franck: Sonatas for Violin & Piano (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Ryu Goto & Michael Dussek - Beethoven & Franck: Sonatas for Violin & Piano (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 85:48 minutes | 1.44 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

22-year old Japanese-American violinist Ryu Goto is an international classical music superstar and one of the most successful artists of his generation, with a large and growing fan base in Asia, North America and Europe. Through his technique, dedication to his art and personal charisma, Ryu is changing the way people think about- and listen to classical music.
The Massimo Farao' Afro Cuban Piano Quartet - Blue Bossa (2017) [Japan] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

The Massimo Farao' Afro Cuban Piano Quartet - Blue Bossa (2017) [Venus Japan]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 67:51 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 2,25 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,47 GB

Massimo Farao is a wonderful Italian pianist who has played and recorded with Red Holloway, Albert "Tootie" Heath, Tony Scott, Franco Ambrosetti, Nat Adderley, Jeff Tain Watts, Jack DeJohnette and Chris Potter, among others. For this release he's joined with Nicola Barbon, Roberto Facchinetti and Ernesttico on the conga play familiar tunes with a twist. The result is exciting and beautiful!
Various Artists - Piano x 4 (1969/2016) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Wolfgang Dauner Quartett, Elsie Bianchi Trio, Dieter Reith Quintett & Modern Jazz Group Freiburg - Piano X 4 (1969/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 35:37 minutes | 742 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Stuttgarter Wolfgang Dauner approaches legendary status as one of Germany’s most inventive pianist-composers. Here the quartet jumps onto a bouncy Take The A Train, riding on to Dauner’s own Waltz for a Young Girl with luscious soprano and piano solos. On Ellington’s Take The Coltrane the band rides out on a modern blues. Swiss pianist Elsie Bianchi was popular throughout the 50’s and 60’s as pianist/pianist. Her Baron Lazor features a relaxed, swinging blues, while she interprets What Is This Thing Called Love with a bluesy flair and some hip quotes. Dieter Reith co-wrote the music for 1972 Munich Olympics and worked with the likes of Stan Getz and Art Farmer.

Sofja Gülbadamova - Dohnányi: Piano Works (2018)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Feb. 19, 2018
Sofja Gülbadamova - Dohnányi: Piano Works (2018)

Sofja Gülbadamova - Dohnányi: Piano Works (2018)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:18:39 | 322 MB
Label: Capriccio

Ernst von Dohnanyi’s piano works are influenced by the late romantic era, with different character pieces woven together as a cycle like the late piano works of Brahms. Dohnanyi first made his mark on the music scene as a pianist. He made his debut in Berlin in 1897 and was at once recognized as an artist of extremely high merit. Similar success followed in Vienna, and then he toured Europe. After he began composing, the piano was his natural instrument to write for.

Lisa Cheryl Thomas - Farwell: Piano Music, Vol. 3 (2018)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Feb. 19, 2018
Lisa Cheryl Thomas - Farwell: Piano Music, Vol. 3 (2018)

Lisa Cheryl Thomas - Farwell: Piano Music, Vol. 3 (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 185 MB
Label: Toccata Classics | Tracks: 13 | Time: 66:33 min

The American composer Arthur Farwell (18721952) is best remembered as the leading member of a group of Indianists who used Native American tribal melodies in their own compositions. In fact, Farwells stylistic range was much wider than is realised today, as this third album in Lisa Thomas pioneering survey of his piano music demonstrates. It reveals the influence of both Debussy and Skryabin, perhaps even Busoni and, in the two Navajo War Dances here, intriguing parallels with Bartók.