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Mel Bay presents MBGU Jazz Curriculum: Payin' Your Dues with the Blues (Mel Bay Guitar University)

Mel Bay presents MBGU Jazz Curriculum: Payin' Your Dues with the Blues (Mel Bay Guitar University) by Jay Umble
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc. | 2008 | ISBN: 0786674628 | 152 pages | PDF + MP3 | (6,8 + 61,8) MB

This book stands alone as the most comprehensive teaching method for the jazz/blues guitarist. It provides everything one needs to know to successfully master the jazz/blues style covering topics such as: harmonic form, linear concepts, comping, walking bass lines, background vamps, endings and more!

Legends of Jazz Guitar  

Posted by MoneyRich at April 5, 2015
Legends of Jazz Guitar

Legends of Jazz Guitar by Mel Bay Publications Inc
English | May 1, 2001 | ISBN: 1579409016 | 24 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Jazz and the guitar started getting seriously chummy about the time the artists in this video were born. Jazz was the sensational new kid on the musical block in the 1920s; the steel-string guitar was itself an ingenue, and no one was too sure what it could do. Brashly, it unseated the banjo in jazz bands and became a cornerstone of the rhythm section. A few outstanding players, foremost among them Eddie Lang, tested the guitar’s capabilities as a solo jazz instrument.

Al Di Meola - Splendido Hotel (1980){1990 - CBS Inc.}  

Posted by gyuribatsi at July 19, 2010
Al Di Meola  -  Splendido Hotel (1980){1990 - CBS Inc.}

Al Di Meola - Splendido Hotel (1980){1990- CBS Inc.}
EAC Rip | WAV + cue + logs | full HQ scans @600 dpi) | ~ 459 MB + ~ 92 MB RAR files | RS
Total time: 68:12 | Genre: Jazz | Label: CBS Records Inc. | Originally Released: 1980 Columbia Records

Bob James - Rhodes Scholar Jazz: Funk Classics 1974-1982 (2CD) (2013)

Bob James - Rhodes Scholar Jazz: Funk Classics 1974-1982 (2CD) (2013)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 332 mb
Genre: jazz, smooth jazz, jazz pop

Rhodes Scholar Jazz: Funk Classics 1974-1982 is a 2CD compilation of American jazz keyboardist Bob James. It highlights his work on bothj CTI and Tappan Zee/Columbia featuring a few of his well known hits and album track classics, some of which have become the core of samples in hip-hop and electronica songs.

VA - Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (2000) {Kent}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Dec. 5, 2016
VA - Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (2000) {Kent}

VA - Yet Mo' Mod Jazz (2000) {Kent}
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 130 mb
Genre: jazz, R&B, soul

Yet Mo' Mod Jazz is a 2000 compilation CD from the Kent Dance label. This focuses on some of the jazz and mod jazz sounds from Atlantic Records in the late 60's and early 70's.

VA - This Is Smooth Jazz Vol. 2 (2000)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Dec. 4, 2016
VA - This Is Smooth Jazz Vol. 2 (2000)

VA - This Is Smooth Jazz Vol. 2 (2000)
Smooth Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 43 min | 109 MB
Label: Instinct Records | Rel:2000

Part of Instinct Records' most successful jazz series, This Is Smooth Jazz, Vol. 2 is packed with great contemporary jazz funk, smooth jazz, Latin, soul, acid jazz, groove, and R&B, and is one of Instinct's most appealing compilations to date. The CD features smooth jazz stars Count Basic, Soundscape UK, Joe Fuentes, Chris Standring, and the award-winning the Jazz Steppers. If you have a thing for great guitarists, check out the fine work of Nigel Wallace on "Kabanos" and Peter Legat on "I'm Loving You." If you prefer vocals, then listen carefully to vocalist Kelli Sae who shines with the excellence that only she can give on one of the best R&B/acid jazz compositions available or to newcomers or Espirito who adds an exciting new dimension to the series. This second collection is an excellent update to This Is Smooth Jazz and by adding these latest and most exciting sounds in contemporary jazz, the highly successful series should broaden its international appeal and impact on the various styles of music compiled for it.
Chucho Valdes & The Afro-Cuban Messengers - Border-Free (2013) {Jazz Village}

Chucho Valdes & The Afro-Cuban Messengers - Border-Free (2013) {Jazz Village}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 600dpi | 431MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 188MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Latin Jazz, Cu-Bop, Afrocubism

Chucho Valdes, Cuba's most famous jazz musician, has rebalanced the repertoire of his Afro-Cuban Messengers on Border-Free, mixing its American-jazz agenda (the group's name deliberately references both Valdes' roots and the late Art Blakey's classic soul-bop Jazz Messengers group) with more extended Latin-American input, and some Native American and Andalusian connections, too. Saxophonist Branford Marsalis, guesting on three tracks, is warmly romantic on tenor on the loping Tabu, agile and fluent on the Cuban dance-shuffle Bebo, and mercurial on a soprano-sax break full of north African microtonalisms on the hurtling, horn-hooting finale, Abdel.
VA - Vibrafinger: Funk, Jazz & Afro-Beat Classics From Tthe Atlantic Vaults (1999) {BGP/Ace}

VA - Vibrafinger: Funk, Jazz & Afro-beat Classics From The Atlantic Vaults (1999 (1999) {BGP/Ace}
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 164 mb
Genre: jazz, R&B, soul, Afrobeat, psychedelic

Vibrafinger is a 1999 compilation released by BGP/Ace Records. The subtitle is Funk, Jazz & Afro-beat Classics From The Atlantic Vaults, highlighting some prime music from their labels.
Paris Jazz Big Band - Pierre Bertrand & Nicolas Folmer - Source(s) (2012) {Cristal Records CR202}

Paris Jazz Big Band - Pierre Bertrand & Nicolas Folmer - Source(s) (2012) {Cristal Records CR202}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 365 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 119 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 56 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2012 Cristal Records | CR202
Jazz / Modern Big Band

Launched ten years ago by the saxo player Pierre Bertrand and the trumpeteer Nicolas Folmer, the Paris Jazz Big Band is extremely famous on the French Jazz scene with many awards like the Victoires du Jazz and Django d’Or. It has been mostly recognized for its creative repertoire and the orchestra has performed with prestigious singers like Diana Krall; Johnny Griffin, Richard Galliano or Michel Legrand. The aim of this new repertoire « Source(s) » was to follow the tracks of culture an d music from Africa, South Mediterranea and Latin America.
VA - Express Yourself: Rare Jazz & Soul Classics From The Legendary Atlantic/Atco/Warner Bros. Vaults (2001)

VA - Express Yourself: Rare Jazz & Soul Classics From The Legendary Atlantic/Atco/Warner Bros. Vaults (2001)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 149 mb
Genre: jazz, R&B, soul

Express Yourself: Rare Jazz & Soul Classics From The Legendary Atlantic/Atco/Warner Bros. Vaults is a 2001 compilation CD released by Warner Special Marketing of Germany, as part of their very short-lived Rare Goroveology series.