Calisthenics Japan

The Esquire Guide to Bodyweight Training: Calisthenics to Look and Feel Your Best from the Boardroom to the Bedroom

The Esquire Guide to Bodyweight Training: Calisthenics to Look and Feel Your Best from the Boardroom to the Bedroom by Adam Schersten
English | March 22nd, 2016 | ISBN: 1623157021 | 271 pages | PDF | 52.46 MB

From the editors of Esquire magazine and top-tier personal trainer Adam Schersten comes the ultimate bodyweight training guide for the modern man.
John Di Martino's Romantic Jazz Trio - The Beatles In Jazz (2010) [Japan 2017] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

John Di Martino's Romantic Jazz Trio - The Beatles In Jazz (2010) [Japan 2017]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 59:08 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 1,94 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,25 GB

Multiple Grammy nominee John Di Martino — composer, arranger, pianist — has recorded many albums for Venus Records with his Romantic Jazz Trio. Noted for his versatility, John has performed and recorded with such notables as Kenny Burrell, James Moody, Joe Lovano, David "Fat Head" Newman, Pat Martino, Paquito D'Rivera and Houston Person. On this album John Di Martino and his Romantic Jazz Trio turns Beatles' pop songs into jazz tunes. Featured songs include "Penny Lane", "Yesterday", "Let It Be" and many more.

Roland Hanna Trio - Dream (2001) [Japan 2017] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDAtall at Dec. 13, 2017
Roland Hanna Trio - Dream (2001) [Japan 2017] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Sir Roland Hanna Trio - Dream (2001) [Japan 2017]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 63:05 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 2,06 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,34 GB

One of Sir Roland Hanna's last recordings prior to his death at the end of 2002 was this session for the Japanese Venus label. With seven of the 12 songs incorporating the word "dream" in their titles, it seemed to be a fitting title for the album. Dream away with jazz piano virtuoso!
Eddie Harris Quartet - Freedom Jazz Dance (1997) [Japan 2017] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Eddie Harris Quartet - Freedom Jazz Dance (1997) [Japan 2017]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 63:01 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 2,08 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,37 GB

This was one of the legendary tenor saxophonist’s final recording sessions before his death on November 5, 1996. Recorded in 1994 with a marvelous quartet, Freedom Jazz Dance is a portrait of a musical titan with his creative muse in full bloom. Eddie Harris and his tenor sax join together with Jacky Terrasson, piano; George Mraz, bass, and Billy Hart, drums, to compile an eight-track SACD full of jazz's favorite staples as well as originals by quartet members. His immediately recognizable sound is beautifully showcased on this disc.
Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band - Brazilian Serenade (1996) [Japan 2017] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band - Brazilian Serenade (1996) [Japan 2017]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 52:20 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 1,73 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,16 GB

Lee Konitz has long been a versatile jazz musician, adaptable to many different styles. This Brazilian-flavored session is one of two that the alto saxophonist recorded during the mid-'90s for Venus; his session partners include trumpeter Tom Harrell, guitarist Romero Lubambo, pianist David Kikoski, bassist David Fink, drummer Duduka Da Fonseca, and percussionist Waltinho Anastácio.
Shadow Education and Social Inequalities in Japan: Evolving Patterns and Conceptual Implications

Shadow Education and Social Inequalities in Japan: Evolving Patterns and Conceptual Implications by Steve R. Entrich
English | 7 Jan. 2018 | ISBN: 331969118X | 336 Pages | PDF (True) | 5.29 MB

This book examines why Japan has one of the highest enrolment rates in cram schools and private tutoring worldwide. It sheds light on the causes of this high dependence on ‘shadow education’ and its implications for social inequalities.
America and the Japanese Miracle: The Cold War Context of Japan's Postwar Economic Revival, 1950-1960 [Repost]

Aaron Forsberg - America and the Japanese Miracle: The Cold War Context of Japan's Postwar Economic Revival, 1950-1960
Published: 2000-05-08 | ISBN: 080782528X, 1469613751 | PDF | 352 pages | 0.81 MB

Milt Jackson - Goodbye (1974) {CTI/King Record Japan}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Dec. 12, 2017
Milt Jackson - Goodbye (1974) {CTI/King Record Japan}

Milt Jackson - Goodbye (1974) {CTI/King Record Japan}
EAC 1.0b2 | FLAC tracks level 6 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 600dpi | 207MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 90MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Hard-Bop

Recorded in 1973 as a foray away from the Modern Jazz Quartet, Milt Jackson's second entry on the CTI label is also one of its highlights. This is one of Creed Taylor's finest productions both in terms of material and sidemen. Drummer Steve Gadd, flutist Hubert Laws, bassist Ron Carter, and pianist Cedar Walton accompany Jackson on the majority of the album. Indeed, Jackson's ability to swing funky is evidenced to delightful extremes on "Old Devil Moon," with a rolling cymbal shakeout from Gadd, whose rim shots and tempo-pushing musculature are a sharp contrast to those of the MJQ's Connie Kay. Likewise, Laws, whose playing is usually over the top, stays inside melodic nuances here and provides Jackson with an essential harmonic foil. And Ron Carter is playing throughout with a popping edge he never had before or since.
Order by Accident: The Origins and Consequences of Conformity in Contemporary Japan (Repost)

Alan Miller, Satoshi Kanazawa, "Order by Accident: The Origins and Consequences of Conformity in Contemporary Japan"
2001 | pages: 169 | ISBN: 0813339219 | DJVU | 1,4 mb
Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts (Repost)

Haruo Shirane, "Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts"
2012 | pages: 345 | ISBN: 0231152809 | PDF | 6,7 mb