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Gil Melle Quartet - Primitive Modern/Quadrama (1957) {Prestige OJC Remaster 1991}

Gil Melle Quartet - Primitive Modern/Quadrama (1957) {Prestige OJC Remaster 1991}
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© 1991 Prestige / OJC / Fantasy | OJCCD-1712-2 (P-7040/PRLP-7097)
Jazz / Bop / Cool / Third Stream / Saxophone

I was refreshingly suprised the first time I heard this album. I had been bored with most of my music collection when I stumbled upon this "nugget of pure gold". What's even more exciting is when you find out more about the man himself. Gil Melle is a true original, still going strong. His art will surely last the test of time. I write this based on my somewhat worn vinyl copy of "Primitive Modern". I found it in a thrift store for 50 cents and have thanked the powers that be every day that I had such luck. As the quote above indicates, Gil Melle and his outfit were serious about rhythm and doing interesting things with rhythm. Listen, for instance, to "Ironworks."
Gil Melle Quartet with Kenny Dorham, Hal McKusick - Gil's Guests (1956) {Prestige/OJC}

Gil Melle Quartet with Kenny Dorham, Hal McKusick - Gil's Guests (1956) {Prestige.OJC}
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© 1990 Prestige / Fantasy / OJC | OJCCD-1753-2
Jazz / Bop / Cool / Saxophone

Baritonist Gil Melle's recordings are usually a bit unusual and this CD reissue is no exception. Melle's nine compositions are performed by one of three sextet/septets featuring either Art Farmer, Kenny Dorham or Donald Byrd on trumpets, Hal McKusick or Phil Woods on alto, guitarist Joe Cinderella, bassist Vinnie Burke, drummer Ed Thigpen and sometimes either Julius Watkins on French horn or Don Butterfield on tuba. The charts are unpredictable and often dramatic, looking ahead toward a musical future that never occurred. Watkins takes solo honors during his three appearances.
Gil Evans - The Complete Pacific Jazz Sessions (1958-59) {Blue Note Connoisseur CD Series rel 2006}

Gil Evans - The Complete Pacific Jazz Sessions (1958-59) {Blue Note Connoisseur CD Series rel 2006}
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© 1958-59, 2006 Blue Note / Capitol | 0946 3 58300 2 6
Jazz / Cool / Modern Big Band / Progressive Jazz

Gil Evans released two records on World Pacific in 1958 and 1959. They were among his earliest dates as a leader. Gil Evans & Ten was issued by Prestige in 1957, but these dates stand out more. New Bottle, Old Wine was the first of the pair and the band included four trumpets, a trio of trombones, French horn (played by Julius Watkins), a pair of tubas, Cannonball Adderley as the lone saxophonist, and a rhythm section that included either Philly Joe Jones or Art Blakey on drums, Paul Chambers on bass, and Chuck Wayne on guitar.

EuroArts - Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz (1997)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at May 24, 2016
EuroArts - Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz (1997)

EuroArts - Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz (1997)
720p BluRay | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2538 Kbps | 1h 30mn | English AC-3 384 kbps, 2 channels | 1.85 GB
Genre: Documentary, Music

The story of Blue Note Records, the jazz label that was home to such greats as Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Art Blakey, Dexter Gordon and Sonny Rollins.

Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (1997)  Video

Posted by rwdfox at May 2, 2015
Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (1997)

Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (1997)
BRRip | 1h 30mn | 720x400 | MKV AVC@1743Kbps 23.98fps | AC3@448Kbps 2CH 48KHz | 1.39 GiB
Language: English | Genre: Documentary, Music | Subtitles: English

Blue Note Records was founded in the 1930s and has played a vital role in the development of jazz for more than 60 years.
Lou Mecca - Bridging The Gap (1999) {Jazzbank Japan MTCJ-1063 rel 2003}

Lou Mecca - Bridging The Gap (1999) {Jazzbank Japan MTCJ-1063 rel 2003}
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© 1999, 2003 Jazzbank, Inc. Japan | MTCJ-1063
Jazz / Straight-Ahead Jazz / Mainstream Jazz / Guitar

Lou Mecca is one of the great jazz guitarists that came up through the late 40's and early 50's. At a time when players like Johnny Smith & Tal Farlow were setting the standards, it is a measure of Mecca's enormous guitar talent that he not only landed a recording contract with Blue Note, but also replaced Farlow in the Gil Melle Quartet. Indeed, his sensitive and insightful playing on the Melle Quartet sessions contributed much to the success of these historically important recordings. Mecca disappeared from the public eye for several years but, like Farlow, continued to play, albeit infrequently. THE LOU MECCA TRIO - BRIDGING THE GAP puts one in mind of the best of Johnny Smith & Tal Farlow recordings. Lou has it all covered. This CD confirms what a handful of enthusiast have always known, that Lou Mecca is a Jazz guitar great.
Kenny Dorham Quintet with Jackie McLean - Complete Recordings (2007)

Kenny Dorham Quintet with Jackie McLean - Complete Recordings (2007)
Jazz | EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG | mp3@320 | 422 MB. & 182 MB.
300dpi. Complete Scans (JPG) - 19 MB. | WinRar, 3% recovery
Audio CD (2007) | Label:Gambit Records | Catalog# 69267 | 77:09 min.

Digipak edition of this great Jazz title features the two albums recorded by trumpeter Kenny Dorham's Quintet featuring Jackie McLean on alto sax. Features the complete albums Matador (1962), which was recorded in New York and Inta Somethin' (1961), recorded live at the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco.
Gilberto Gil - Z: 300 Anos De Zumbi (1995) {Warner Music Brasil 092746054-2 rel 2002}

Gilberto Gil - Z: 300 Anos De Zumbi (1995) {Warner Music Brasil 092746054-2 rel 2002}
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© 1995, 2002 Warner Music Brasil | 092746054-2
Jazz / Brazilian Jazz / Brazilian Folk / Música popular brasileira / Brazilian Traditions / Brazilian Pop

Gilberto Gil, recently named as Brazil's minister of culture, has always trodden a very individual path in Brazilian music. But even by his own standards, this is an unusual work. The Zumbi of the title is a Brazilian hero. He founded Palmares Quilombo, a place in Brazil where escaped and freed slaves could live as they had in Africa. Until closed by the Portuguese, Palmares Quilombo lasted almost 100 years. Z is a celebration of the man, conceived as a ballet, celebrating the 300th anniversary of Zumbi. The music here is actually a collaboration between Gil, the great songwriter and musician Carlinhos Brown, and Rodolfo Stroter, who was musical director for the project (however, the album appears under Gil's name).

Vectors - Waves Blue Backgrounds 26  Graphics

Posted by posterb at June 29, 2017
Vectors - Waves Blue Backgrounds 26

Vectors - Waves Blue Backgrounds 26
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Blue Murder - s/t (1989) {Geffen} **[RE-UP]**  Music

Posted by TestTickles at June 28, 2017
Blue Murder - s/t (1989) {Geffen} **[RE-UP]**

Blue Murder - s/t (1989) {Geffen}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 375 gb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 143 mb
Genre: hard rock, classic rock

Blue Murder were a hard rock supergroup featuring John Sykes, Tony Franklin, and Carmine Appice. This was Sykes' project after departing from Whitesnake and they weer signed with Geffen. The album featured two singles, "Valley Of The Kings" and "Jelly Roll".