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Alexander von Schlippenbach - Globe Unity (1967/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Alexander von Schlippenbach - Globe Unity (1967/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 41:06 minutes | 848 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Global Unity, a landmark free jazz album, is an insight into what was going on in the European free jazz scene at the height of the movement. A who’s who of German and European free jazz players join the orchestra leader, composer-pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach, whose compositions revolve around loosely organized structures, allowing maximal freedom in conjunction with the musicians’ role as instantaneous composers. The music reflects influences from earlier groundbreaking albums from Ornette Coleman and John Coltrane as well as contemporary European classical music.
Minkus - Don Quichotte (Aurélie Dupont, Manuel Legris) (2008/2002)

Minkus - Don Quichotte (Aurélie Dupont, Manuel Legris) (2008/2002)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 6.92 Gb (DVD9) | 122 min
Classical | ArtHaus Musik

Ludwig (or Léon) Minkus does not rank very high on anyone’s list of distinguished composers, but his music nonetheless survives thanks to the tuneful scores he turned out for the ballet, particularly for the choreographer Marius Petipa. And it is probably Don Quichotte that is the best-known today, closely followed by La Bayadère . Until the Russian ballet companies began touring the West in the 1950s and 60s, audiences knew only the pas de deux, which was a staple of many a touring company. But once the Kirov and Bolshoi showed us that there was considerably more to the work, productions began to proliferate. Rudolf Nureyev even made a full-length film of the ballet almost 50 years ago with the Australian Ballet Company, which allows us to see the captivating Lucette Aldous. He then went on to stage the piece for many other companies, including the Paris Opera. Aside from the fact that today we don’t know how much of Don Quichotte is actually the work of Petipa, as it was revived and revised by Alexander Gorsky, among a great many others, rendering meaningless the credit “based upon Marius Petipa,” what Nureyev gives us is his version of the ballet as danced by the Kirov during his time with that company.
Monty Alexander - Sunday Night (1985) {2016 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}

Monty Alexander - Sunday Night (1985) {2016 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 397 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 146 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 245 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1985, 2016 Limetree / Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6424
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano

Reissue with the latest remastering and the original cover artwork. Comes with a description written in Japanese. A nice little set from Monty Alexander – a Sunday Night session recorded with the same group, on the same weekend as his Saturday Night album! Monty Alexander's always great in a trio, but we really love the pianist when he's trying to add a little something extra to the mix – as he does here in a quartet performance that features some nice added percussion from Robert Thomas! The tracks have that warm glow and open flow that Alexander first started bringing to his music in the 70s – with sensitive rhythm work here from Reggie Johnson on bass and Ed Thigpen on drums – but the added percussion really helps things swing at a slightly higher level, giving a gentle kick to some cuts, while Monty's still able to open up with some warmly lyrical lines over the top.
Monty Alexander - Saturday Night (1985) {2016 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}

Monty Alexander - Saturday Night (1985) {2016 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 401 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 170 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 257 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1985, 2016 Limetree / Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6423
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano

Reissue with the latest remastering and the original cover artwork. Comes with a description written in Japanese. Monty Alexander's always great in a trio, but we really love the pianist when he's trying to add a little something extra to the mix – as he does here in a quartet performance that features some nice added percussion from Robert Thomas! The tracks have that warm glow and open flow that Alexander first started bringing to his music in the 70s – with sensitive rhythm work here from Reggie Johnson on bass and Ed Thigpen on drums – but the added percussion really helps things swing at a slightly higher level, giving a gentle kick to some cuts, while Monty's still able to open up with some warmly lyrical lines over the top.
Monty Alexander - Fridaynight (1985) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}

Monty Alexander - Fridaynight (1985) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 252 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 116 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 235 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1985, 2015 Limetree / Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6414
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano

Reissue with the latest remastering and the original cover artwork. Comes with a description written in Japanese. A great little date from pianist Monty Alexander – a set that's maybe got a bit more bite than some of Monty's American records from the time – even though this overseas release was still recorded in Florida! The core trio also features added percussion – which provides a stronger rhythmic impulse than usual, and which has the group really stretching out on some longer tunes – especially the album's version of "Since My Baby Left Me", which features guest cornet from Nat Adderley! The group on the rest of the record features Alexander on piano, Reggie Johnson on bass, Ed Thigpen on drums, and Robert Thomas Jr. on percussion.
Minkus - Don Quixote (Krysanova, Chudin, Loparevich) 2016 [HDTV 720p]

Minkus - Don Quixote (Krysanova, Chudin, Loparevich) 2016 [HDTV 720p]
AVC, 1280x720p (16:9), 4.5 mbps, 25 fps | AC3 6 ch, 448 kbps | 01:02:35 + 01:12:10 + 00:58:06 | 7.5 GB
Classical, Ballet | Bolshoi | HDTV->MKV

Don Quixote is considered the main the Bolshoi theater ballet. It's created in 1869 by Marius Petipa specially for the Moscow troupe, with famous character dances and pantomime life. In 1900 "Don Quixote" has found a second breath in the hands of enthusiastic innovator Alexander Gorsky, whose production became classic.
7th Wonder - Words Don't Say Enough (1978) & Thunder (1980) [2010, Reissue]

7th Wonder - Words Don't Say Enough (1978) & Thunder (1980) [2010, Reissue]
R&B, Soul/Funk, Disco | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Full Scans-300dpi (JPEG) | 66:52 Min | 492,91 Mb
Label: Shout! Records (EU) | Released: 2010-05-24 (1978/1980)

7th Wonder were a soul-funk group from Alabama with a style similar to Earth Wind & Fire and Kool & the Gang, a self-contained vocal and instrumental unit whose versatility yielded splendid funky dance tracks and melodic balladry of the Southern Soul genre. Having made their chart debut on Abet Records from Nashville in 1973 with their version of Kris Kristofferson's ballad For The Good Times, the group signed with Parachute in 1978 to score R&B hit singles with Words Don t Say Enough and My Love Ain't Never Been This Strong both featuring on the Words album, recorded mainly at the renowned Muscle Shoals Studio with their house musicians, then moved to the dedicated soul sister-label Chocolate City in 1980, where I Enjoy Ya and The Tilt both also reached the R&B top 50 and featured in their second album, Thunder, recorded at the Malaco Studio in Jackson, Mississippi.

Don't Stop Me Now : 26.2 Tales of a Runner’s Obsession  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Nov. 7, 2016
Don't Stop Me Now : 26.2 Tales of a Runner’s Obsession

Don't Stop Me Now : 26.2 Tales of a Runner’s Obsession by Vassos Alexander
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1472921534 | 224 pages | EPUB | 2 MB
Arthur Alexander - You Better Move On: His Impressive 1962 Debut Album (Bonus Track Version 2016)

Arthur Alexander - You Better Move On: His Impressive 1962 Debut Album (Bonus Track Version 2016)
RnB, Soul | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:02:22 | 147 MB
Label: Yeah Mama Records | Release Year: 2016

Although his songs were covered by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and Elvis Presley, country-soul pioneer Arthur Alexander remains largely unknown to the general listening audience nevertheless, his music is the stuff of genius, a poignant and deeply intimate body of work on par with the best of his contemporaries. Born May 10, 1940, in Florence, AL, Alexander was the son of a bottleneck blues guitarist who performed each Saturday night in the blues joints scattered throughout the region. Rooted as much in white country music as black R&B, Alexander was still in the sixth grade when he joined a gospel group dubbed the Heartstrings. After high school, he worked as a hotel bellhop, befriending Tom Stafford, an R&B-obsessed white kid who fancied himself a lyricist Alexander began adding melodies to his words, and through Stafford was introduced to a likeminded crowd of fledgling musicians including future legends Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham, Billy Sherrill, and Rick Hall.

Penguin Live Online Lecture with Jason Alexander [January 3, 2016]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Feb. 18, 2016
Penguin Live Online Lecture with Jason Alexander [January 3, 2016]

Penguin Live Online Lecture with Jason Alexander [January 3, 2016]
.MP4, AVC, 1500 kbps, 640x360 | English, AAC, 96 kbps, 2 Ch | 2.4 hours | 773 MB
Subject: Magic Tricks