Harry Allen

Harry Allen Quartet - London Date (2016)  Music

Posted by Designol at March 18, 2017
Harry Allen Quartet - London Date (2016)

Harry Allen Quartet - London Date (2016)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 403 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 143 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Mainstream Jazz | Label: Trio Records | # tr595 | Time: 01:02:07

Trio Records proudly presents a 'live' recording of a quartet featuring the incredible US jazz saxophonist Harry Allen recorded at the Watermill Jazz Club with Italian pianist Andrea Pozza, gifted bassist Simon Woolf and ever popular drummer Steve Brown. Fans of the long linage of the saxophone greats will not be disappointed. Harry Allen can be instantly lined up as a disciple of the late Stan Getz, but he has absorbed far more of the jazz saxophone tradition with elements of Hawkins, Webster, Zoot and Al, and elements from one of his teachers Scott Hamilton. However, Harry Allen's voice is very much his own and as fresh as any on the contemporary scene. With a formidable technique and searing sound Harry Allen continues the tradition of the great saxophonists before him. The material on the CD is a straight blowing set ofjazz standards, a couple of great originals penned by Harry Allen and Judy Carmichael and the theme to Star Trek based on the standard Out Of Nowhere.

Harry Allen - Something About Jobim (2015)  Music

Posted by Designol at March 13, 2017
Harry Allen - Something About Jobim (2015)

Harry Allen - Something About Jobim (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 310 Mb | Scans included | Time: 00:56:53
Mainstream Jazz, Bossa Nova | Label: Stunt Records | # STUCD 15122

Back in 1964, saxophonist Stan Getz made one of those perfect albums. He teamed up with famed Brazilian songwriters and guitarists, Joao Gilberto and Antonio Carlos Jobim, and delivered one of the best records in his career: Gezt/Gilberto (Verve, 1964). The combination of the wistfully vibrant bossa nova and the sensual saxophone sound of Getz proved to be irresistible. History has a way of repeating itself and now it is time for yet another crucial meeting between a group of Brazilian musicians and an American saxophonist. Harry Allen could be considered one of the most prominent heirs to the sound of Getz, so it was only a matter of time before he would find the ideal partner to make an album with a perfect Brazilian sound. In fact, his partner found him. In the elaborate notes to the album Something About Jobim, producer and bassist, Rodolfo Stroeter, tells the story of the album. When his good friend, record producer Søren Friis of Stunt Records, gave him a bunch of records to listen to, one of them especially caught his attention.
Harry Allen's All Star New York Saxophone Band - The Candy Men (2016)

Harry Allen's All Star New York Saxophone Band - The Candy Men (2016)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 438 Mb | Scans included | Time: 01:06:59
Genre: Mainstream Jazz | Label: Arbors Records | # ARCD 19450

The legendary Four Brothers reed section of Woody Herman's famous "Second Herd" big band of 1947, (Herbie Steward, Zoot Sims, Stan Getz and Serge Chaloff) is reimagined and reinvigorated by jazz icons Harry Allen, Eric Alexander, Grant Stewart and Gary Smulyan on the exciting, swinging and audacious recording of The Candy Men by Harry Allen's All Star New York Saxophone Band. Offering a sensational set of twelve bop-infused tunes containing some hard-driving, mid-tempo swing pieces to breathy and bossa-styled ballads, one sampling of this disc is just not enough. The material and the musicianship is so outstanding, that the late, great bandleader Woody Herman himself, would be proud of the way this group of jazz icons, has so elegantly represented the original Brothers section.
Harry Allen And Friends - For George, Cole And Duke (2014) {Blue Heron}

Harry Allen And Friends - For George, Cole And Duke (2014)
EAC 1.1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 453MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 200MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

There is no greater paragon of tenor saxophonist taste than Harry Allen. While the fickle winds of prevailing styles continue to blow this or that way, Allen stands tall like the mighty oak, unswayed by fad fashions and firmly rooted to the music of the Great American Songbook. On this appealing date, Allen visits the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and Duke Ellington.
Harry Allen's All Star New York Saxophone Band - The Candy Men (2016)

Harry Allen's All Star New York Saxophone Band - The Candy Men (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 66:23 min | 154 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Arbors Records

The legendary Four Brothers reed section of Woody Herman's famous "Second Herd" big band of 1947, (Herbie Steward, Zoot Sims, Stan Getz and Serge Chaloff) is reimagined and reinvigorated by jazz icons Harry Allen, Eric Alexander, Grant Stewart and Gary Smulyan on the exciting, swinging and audacious recording of The Candy Men by Harry Allen's All Star New York Saxophone Band.

Scott Hamilton & Harry Allen - Live! (2016)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Feb. 8, 2016
Scott Hamilton & Harry Allen - Live! (2016)

Scott Hamilton & Harry Allen - Live! (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 68:26 min | 132 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: GAC Records

Classic live tenor battle between Scott Hamilton and Harry Allen, playing some of the most famous two tenor tunes… a swinging evening in Santa Cruz, California!

Harry Allen - Something About Jobim (2015)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Nov. 14, 2015
Harry Allen - Something About Jobim (2015)

Harry Allen - Something About Jobim (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 56:15 min | 131 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Stunt Records

Fathers serious about seeing their sons one day becoming famous athletes begin developing their offspring's skills at a very young age. In the case of Harry Allen's father, who was a big-band drummer, he played jazz records each day for Harry before he went off to kindergarten. Starting off with accordion lessons, there was a fortuitous switch to saxophone later.
Ann Crumb with Harry Allen and his All-Star Jazz Band - A Broadway Diva Swings (2000)

Ann Crumb with Harry Allen and his All-Star Jazz Band - A Broadway Diva Swings (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 461 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 215 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Vocal Jazz, Mainstream Jazz, Swing | Label: Who's Who In Jazz | # CD-21054 | Time: 01:08:56

When one of Broadway's (and London's West End's) best known divas teams up with internationally known jazz musician Harry Allen (and his hot-as-a pistol saxophone), the result is pure musical magic. Add to that mix a trio of some of the country's most talented sidemen and what we have is this fantastic new CD of traditional jazz and blues recordings.From the sultry "Blues in the Night" to the favorite instrumental "Smoke Get's in Your Eyes", You will love every minute of this live session.

Scott Hamilton & Harry Allen - Heavy Juice (2004)  Music

Posted by uff at March 13, 2015
Scott Hamilton & Harry Allen - Heavy Juice (2004)

Scott Hamilton & Harry Allen - Heavy Juice (2004)
Jazz | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Concord CCD-2258-2 | rel: 2004 | 380Mb

As talented tenors in the Ben Webster mold, both Scott Hamilton and Harry Allen can easily obtain exciting results fronting their own quartets. Putting exciting musicians together, however, is a guaranteed method of keeping the creative juices flowing and kicking the excitement lever up another notch. Hamilton and Allen do just that on Heavy Juice, an album overflowing with the kind of sax work that would make Zoot Sims and Stan Getz proud. The title track is a breezy, up-tempo number that begins with a snazzy base rhythm laid down by drummer Chuck Riggs, pianist John Bunch, and bassist Dennis Irwin.

Harry Allen & The Jan Lundgren Quartet - Quietly There (2015)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Feb. 10, 2015
Harry Allen & The Jan Lundgren Quartet - Quietly There (2015)

Harry Allen & The Jan Lundgren Quartet - Quietly There (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 56:49 min | 131 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Stunt Records

Some musicians deserve more attention than they get. In this sentiment, the American jazz magazine Down Beat has a poll called “Talent Deserving Wider Recognition”. The American tenor saxophonist Harry Allen definitely belongs in this category. He is not widely known in Scandinavia despite his more than three dozen releases as bandleader. He is certainly not lazy when it comes to touring on both sides of the Atlantic.