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Lonnie Smith - Turning Point (1969) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-5127 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)

Lonnie Smith - Turning Point (1969) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-5127 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 237 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 86 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 168 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit 192 kHz remaster
© 1969, 2015 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | UCCQ-5127
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Post Bop / Organ

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. A stone killer from organist Lonnie Smith – one of his completely cooking early albums for Blue Note, and a hard-burner all the way through! Smith's working here with a really great group that includes Idris Muhammad on drums and Melvin Sparks on guitar – both of whom give the album a really heavy bottom, and almost make the set feel like one of those classic Prestige jammers from the same time.

Freddie Hubbard - The Blue Note Years (2009)  Music

Posted by Designol at June 12, 2018
Freddie Hubbard - The Blue Note Years (2009)

Freddie Hubbard - The Blue Note Years (2009)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 494 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 181 Mb | Scans included | 01:14:01
Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Trumpet Jazz | Label: EMI Japan/Blue Note | # TOCJ-66485

One of the great jazz trumpeters of all time, Freddie Hubbard formed his sound out of the Clifford Brown/Lee Morgan tradition, and by the early '70s was immediately distinctive and the pacesetter in jazz.
Blue Mitchell - Blue Mitchell (aka Soul Village) (1971) Remastered Reissue 2014

Blue Mitchell - Blue Mitchell (aka Soul Village) (1971) Remastered 2014
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 216 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 93 Mb | Scans included | 00:30:56
Hard Bop, Soul Jazz, Trumpet Jazz | Label: Mainstream, Boplicity | # MRL 315, CDBOPM 029

Trumpeter Blue Mitchell made his name when he was a member of the Horace Silver Quintet, who were at the vanguard of the soul jazz movement in the late 50s-early 60s and recorded several best-selling albums for Blue Note: Finger Poppin', Blowin' The Blues Away and The Tokyo Blues. When the Quintet disbanded, Mitchell formed his own combo and signed to Blue Note direct. Over the next five years he made eight albums including The Thing To Do and Down With It! which continued to define soulful jazz. He championed young talent, employing drummer Al Foster and pianist Chick Corea. In the early 70s he signed to Bob Shad's Mainstream Records at a point where he was a successful session player, utilised by John Mayall and Ray Charles, among others. This, his debut album as solo artist, is a magnificent, largely acoustic, session unusual for this period. Its five tracks of swinging soul jazz, include Mi Hermano, a big club spin for Gilles Peterson.
Lee Morgan - The Gigolo (1965) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-5048 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)

Lee Morgan - The Gigolo (1965) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-5048 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 345 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 111 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 225 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit 192 kHz remaster
© 1965, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | UCCQ-5048
Jazz / Hard Bop / Trumpet

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. Tremendous work by Lee Morgan – easily one of his greatest albums, and a soaring session of modal energy that easily rivals the best work of the Impulse era! The album's got a slightly different feel than usual for Blue Note – a sense of freedom, joy, and soaring energy that's totally great – explored by a crack group that features Morgan on trumpet, Wayne Shorter on tenor, Harold Mabern on piano, Bob Cranshaw on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – all coming together with a unique sense of creativity!
Lonnie Smith - Think! (1968) {Blue Note RVG 7243 5 63843 2 3 rel 2005}

Lonnie Smith - Think! (1968) {Blue Note RVG 7243 5 63843 2 3 rel 2005}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 282 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 98 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 200 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1968, 2005 Blue Note / EMI | 7243 5 63843 2 3
Jazz / Jazz Funk / Soul Jazz / Organ Hammond B-3

Think!, organist Lonnie Smith's 1968 sophomore effort for Blue Note, is easily one of the strongest dates the Hammond B-3 master would produce for the label. Featuring a stellar group of musicians including trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist David Newman, guitarist Melvin Sparks, and drummer Marion Booker, Jr., as well as a three-member Afro-Latin percussion unit led by Henry "Pucho" Brown, Think! is a perfect mix of funky soul and forward-thinking jazz. Kicking things off with Hugh Masekela's instantly memorable "Son of Ice Bag," both Sparks and Newman take searching funk-flow solos while Morgan seems to be remembering a certain Masekela lick he dug.
Jackie McLean - The Complete Blue Note 1964-1966 Sessions (1993) [4CD Box Set] Repost

Jackie McLean - The Complete Blue Note 1964-1966 Sessions (1993)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Mosaic Records, MD4-150 | ~ 1553 or 621 Mb | Scans(png) -> 206 Mb
Jazz / Post-Bop / Hard Bop

Altoist Jackie McLean has recorded so many fine albums throughout his career, particularly in the '60s for Blue Note, that Mosaic could have reissued his complete output without any loss of quality. This four-CD limited-edition box set contains six complete LPs worth of material plus one "new" alternate take…
Furry Lewis & Mississippi Joe Callicott - The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions (2007) 2CDs

Furry Lewis & Mississippi Joe Callicott - The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions (2007) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 469 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 311 Mb | Scans ~ 131 Mb | 02:15:39
Country Blues, Delta Blues | Label: Blue Horizon/Columbia/Sony BMG | # 88697041792

2007 release that includes late '60s recordings from these Blues legends, originally recorded for the UK-based Blues label Blue Horizon. Both Mississippi Joe Callicott and Furry Lewis' Blues careers began in the '20s but both were overshadowed by the bigger Blues artists in their later years. Thankfully, Blue Horizon came calling and both men were able to lay down splendid Blues recordings during the latter years of their lives. 29 tracks including 'John Henry', 'Casey Jones', 'Waiting For A Train' and more.
Stanley Turrentine - A Bluish Bag (1967) {Blue Note 0946 3 85193 2 4 rel 2007}

Stanley Turrentine - A Bluish Bag (1967) {Blue Note 0946 3 85193 2 4 rel 2007}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 437 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 162 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 11 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1967, 2007 Blue Note | 0946 3 85193 2 4 | 24bit mastering
Jazz / Hard Bop / Soul Jazz / Saxophone

Stanley Turrentine's great blues-inflected tenor sax work for Blue Note Records in the 1960s helped build the template for what became known as soul-jazz, but Turrentine was always restless, and he recorded in a wide variety of formats, from trios to sextets, during his nine years at the label. This set, drawn from a pair of 1967 sessions, one in February that included Donald Byrd on trumpet, and the other in June with McCoy Tyner on piano, wasn't released by Blue Note at the time, although it is a smooth-running and varied album from start to finish, featuring several fine Turrentine sax solos over artfully arranged massed horn charts (eventually some of the tracks were released as Stanley Turrentine in 1975 and others as New Time Shuffle in 1979).
"Big" John Patton - Oh Baby! (1965) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-5113 rel 2015} (24-192 remaster)

"Big" John Patton - Oh Baby! (1965) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD UCCQ-5113 rel 2015} (24-192 remaster)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 279 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 96 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 182 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit 192 kHz remaster
© 1965, 2015 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | UCCQ-5113
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Hard Bop / Jazz Funk / Organ Hammond B-3

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. Oh Baby is right – as the album's one of the best John Patton albums for Blue Note – a perfect mix of funky organ and burning hardbop! The tracks hare are all originals penned for the album – mostly by Patton, but also by other group members – the kind of fresh grooves that made John's organ work for Blue Note really stand out from the rest of the 60s Hammond generation – very creative stuff, with occasional modern touches, and a rhythmic conception that's not only unusual, but which also really lets the soloists stretch out on their grooves! Players include Harold Vick on tenor, Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Ben Dixon on drums, and Grant Green on guitar – and the album's about as sharp as you can get for a Blue Note organ session. Titles include "Fat Judy", "Each Time", "One To Twelve", and "Night Flight".
Lou Donaldson - Midnight Creeper (1968) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81081 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)

Lou Donaldson - Midnight Creeper (1968) {Blue Note Japan SHM-CD TYCJ-81081 rel 2014} (24-192 remaster)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 231 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 86 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 250 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit 192 kHz remaster
© 1968, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81081
Jazz / Jazz Funk / Soul Jazz / Saxophone

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. Funky genius from Lou Donaldson – one of his first funky albums for Blue Note, and a real killer all the way through! The album has a great young group working with Lou – players that include Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Lonnie Smith on organ, Leo Morris (aka Idris Muhammed) on drums, and George Benson on guitar – grooving with that really soulful early sound of his! The album has that hard Lou Donaldson funky sound that still sounds fantastic today – and titles include "Dapper Dan", "Midnight Creeper", "Bag of Jewels", and "Love Power".