Herlin Riley Drumming

Herlin Riley - New Direction (2016)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Feb. 15, 2016
Herlin Riley - New Direction (2016)

Herlin Riley - New Direction (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 63:34 min | 148 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Mack Avenue

Herlin Riley's 'New Direction', sees the New Orleans drummer with a fierce musical intelligence and prodigious skills, lead a fine group of outstanding young musicians, including players from Haiti and Jamaica. Veteran guitarist Mark Whitfield and Cuba's Pedrito Martinez on percussion are Herlin's special guests.

Herlin Riley - New Direction (2016)  Music

Posted by SuniR at Sept. 6, 2016
Herlin Riley - New Direction (2016)

Herlin Riley - New Direction (2016)
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 408 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans -> 51 Mb
Jazz | Label: Mack Avenue Records, MAC1101 | 2016 | 01:03:42

For all of the hard rhythmic driving intensity of New Direction, Riley is not one of those drummers who needs to blast away to captivate listeners and to remain engaged. In these powerful arrangements, you can discern Riley’s fascination with complex rhythm cycles, where each man’s instrument seemingly functions as a direct extension of the drummer, by layering contrasting metric accents one upon another with varying degrees of intensity, often as a prelude to some vigorous theme and variation by this most melodic of drummers.

Ahmad Jamal - Marseille (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at June 12, 2017
Ahmad Jamal - Marseille (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Ahmad Jamal - Marseille (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 59:38 minutes | 1,26 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

A new album by legendary pianist and composer Ahmad Jamal is always a hotly anticipated event. But Marseille has an additional glow of excitement as it is a very personal expression of the sincere and long-standing mutual admiration that has existed between the American artist and French audiences for over six decades. The title track of the record is a love letter to the iconic Southern city whose magnificent port and dazzling light have inspired numerous artists and filmmakers over the years. In a daring departure for Jamal, it features a striking performance by French rapper Abd Al Malik. Marseille is the work of a master musician who never says more than he has to but always says enough to make the world sit up and listen.
VA - Steve Reich - Six Pianos; Terry Riley - Keyboard Study #1 (2016)

Steve Reich - Six Pianos; Terry Riley - Keyboard Study #1 (2016)
Gregor Schwellenbach; Erol Sarp; Daniel Brandt; Paul Frick
John Kameel Farah; Hauschka; Lukas Vogel

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 200 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 109 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Contemporary Classical, Minimalism | Label: Film Recordings | # CD002 | Time: 00:42:04

"After the widely noticed performance at the „Acht Brücken Festival 2016” at Cologne's Philharmonic Hall, Gregor Schwellenbach, Hauschka, Erol Sarp (of „Grandbrothers“), Daniel Brandt, Paul Frick (both of "Brandt Brauer Frick") and John Kameel Farah will be releasing their interpretation of Steve Reich’s "Six Pianos" as a studio recording via FILM. The re-recording of this piece is an interpretation of Reich’s composition but still far more than just that – it is a modern approach to his idea behind it. "Keyboard Study #1" by Terry Riley is a worthy b-side opposed to Reich’s composition. The piece is kind of a building set of ever lengthening, repetitive patterns played against each other with the right and left hand displaced. The composition proposes various possible combinations for the performer to choose from and repeat at will. And what the performers have chosen proves Gregor Schwellenbach’s assumption: "Especially Terry Riley’s and Steve Reich’s music are open doors for pianists socialized by pop music and their audience".

Stephen Riley - Hart-Beat (2012)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Oct. 24, 2016
Stephen Riley - Hart-Beat (2012)

Stephen Riley - Hart-Beat (2012)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 60:08 min | 138 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: SteepleChase

The tenor saxophone trio is one of the great, if somewhat underutilized lineups in jazz. Stephen Riley has made a study of the format and delivers a fine addition to a limited canon with Hart-beat. Eschewing piano and leaving the horn to carry the musical weight all by itself is an idea that was recorded by the great Sonny Rollins as early as Way Out West (Contemporary, 1957). That record set a very high standard that is rarely met, let alone exceeded. It is the Godfather of the format.

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Rise Up! (2008) {Palmetto Records}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at March 1, 2016
Dr. Lonnie Smith - Rise Up! (2008) {Palmetto Records}

Dr. Lonnie Smith - Rise Up! (2008) {Palmetto Records}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 367 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 146 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 147 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2008 Palmetto Records | PM 2138
Jazz / Hammond B-3 / Soul Jazz

Who says you have to slow down as you get older? The honorable B-3 master, Dr. Lonnie Smith, has been on a renaissance tear since the beginning of the 21st century. Rise Up! is the fifth new recording since 2000, and there have been a number of reissues of his older work to boot. Given that some artists issue a record a year, this may not seem like such a terrific feat – but appearances are deceiving. Smith recorded only 13 albums between 1966 and 1996, so five in nine years is actually prolific. It's not only the quantity, however, it's the consistency of the quality of the records Smith has been releasing that is outstanding, and Rise Up! is no exception.
Cecile McLorin Salvant - WomanChild (2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz] RE-UP

Cécile McLorin Salvant - WomanChild (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:00 minutes | 1,33 GB
tudio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

WomanChild is the 2013 release by award-winning jazz vocalist, Cecile McLorin Salvant. The recording finds Cecile interpreting songs spanning three centuries of American music. Joining Cecile are pianist Aaron Diehl, bassist Rodney Whitaker, guitarist James Chirillo and drummer Herlin Riley. The album gives music lovers the opportunity to hear her captivating vocals which earned her top honors at the Monk Competition.
The Ben Riley Quartet & Wayne Escoferry - Grown Folks Music (2012)

The Ben Riley Quartet & Wayne Escoferry - Grown Folks Music (2012)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 55:30 min | 126 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Sunnyside Communicat

Though jazz may possess an abundance of youthful energy, time has proven that the masters of the art form have a level of maturity. Only a musician with a lifetime of practice and performance in that art form can master all of the profound and complex nuances of the music.

Cassandra Wilson - Silver Pony (2010) [FLAC]  Music

Posted by two-on at Nov. 30, 2010
Cassandra Wilson - Silver Pony (2010) [FLAC]

Cassandra Wilson - Silver Pony
EAC > FLAC | separate tracks | Log + CUE | Jpeg of front cover | ~316 MB Incl. 3% recovery
Genre: Jazz, Contemporary Vocal Jazz, Standards | Label: Blue Note | Year: 2010

Vocalist Cassandra Wilson long ago attained the happy position where it was unnecessary to tell her followers that a new album was good. The fact it is a Cassandra Wilson album is recommendation enough. Since her Blue Note debut in 1993, she has been in a rich vein of form – and now Silver Pony continues that run. (John Eyles, BBC review, 23 Nov 2010)
Wynton Marsalis - Live at the Village Vanguard [7CD Box Set] (1999)

Wynton Marsalis - Live at the Village Vanguard [7CD Box Set] (1999)
7CD | EAC-Rip | FLAC-image +cue +log +Booklet/SCANS | December 7, 1999 | 2.9 Gb
Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Sony | Hotfile, Fileserve

This stupendous seven-CD collection from the all-world trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Wynton Marsalis chronicles the amazing evolution of his underrated live septets at the legendary Village Vanguard from 1990 to 1994. Sequenced to simulate a week-long gig, the set melds together three different incarnations of Marsalis's ensemble: the gifted New Orleans-born drummer Herlin Riley, the ebullient Wessel Anderson on sopranino and alto saxes, and the fluent trombonist Wycliffe Gordon are the constants.