John Donald

The Eccentric Billionaire: John D. MacArthur--Empire Builder, Reluctant Philanthropist, Relentless Adversary

Nancy Kriplen, "The Eccentric Billionaire: John D. MacArthur–Empire Builder, Reluctant Philanthropist, Relentless Adversary"
Publisher: AMACOM | 2008 | ISBN 0814408893 | PDF | 240 pages | 1.5 MB

Donald Fagen - Concepts for Jazz/Rock Piano  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at May 20, 2015
Donald Fagen - Concepts for Jazz/Rock Piano

Donald Fagen - Concepts for Jazz/Rock Piano
DVDRip | AVI/XviD, ~1185 kb/s | 720x480 | Duration: 01:11:43 | English: MP3, 192 kb/s (2 ch) | + PDF Booklet | 712 MB
Genre: Piano Lessons

Gain rare insight into the musical thinking of one of the most influential popular songwriters and arrangers in America. Donald Fagen analyses three Steely Dan hits ("Chain Lightning," "Peg," "Josie") and two solo works from his Grammy-nominated album Kamakiriad ("On The Dunes," "Teahouse On The Tracks"). These songs use familiar blues and R&B structures, and Donald explains how, by altering the bass line and chordal qualities, he transformed them into sophisticated jazz-rock compositions. You'll trace the development of increasingly complex pieces as Donald and Warren Bernhardt reveal each tune's singular structure, harmonic and rhythmic characteristic, intro ideas and other devices.
Donald Byrd And 125th Street, N.Y.C. ‎- Donald Byrd And 125th Street, N.Y.C. (1979) [2014]

Donald Byrd And 125th Street, N.Y.C. ‎- Donald Byrd And 125th Street, N.Y.C. (1979) [2014]
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 271 MB | Covers Included
Genre: Funk / Soul | Label: Elektra [Japan] | Catalog Number: 8122-79590

Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture "Donald" Byrd II (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) was an American jazz and rhythm & blues trumpeter. A sideman for many other jazz musicians of his generation, Byrd was best known as one of the only bebop jazz musicians who successfully pioneered the funk and soul genres while simultaneously remaining a jazz artist.
John Coltrane - Lush Life (1961) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster} [TR24][SM][OF]

John Coltrane - Lush Life (1961) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}
FLAC (Tracks) 24-bit/44.1kHz ~ 255 Mb | Digital Booklet | 36:42 min | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Hard Bop | © 2006 Concord Music Group

Here is one of the musical giants of the 20th century, poised on the precipice of greatness. Between the spring of 1957 and the winter of 1958, during which time Lush Life was recorded, the music of tenor saxophonist John Coltrane (1926-1967) was developing in giant steps, thanks in great part to a six-month 1957 stint with Thelonious Monk that had much to do with sharpening Coltrane’s harmonic conception and torrential attack. Lush Life contains Coltrane’s first recordings as sole leader, his initial date fronting a pianoless trio, and one of his first extended readings of a ballad, Billy Strayhorn’s resplendent title track. We also hear him at the helm of a quartet and quintet, featuring pianist Red Garland, with trumpeter Donald Byrd added to “Lush Life.”
John Coltrane - Black Pearls (1964) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster} [TR24][SM][OF]

John Coltrane - Black Pearls (1964) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}
FLAC (Tracks) 24-bit/44.1kHz ~ 484 Mb | Digital Booklet | 38:54 min | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Hard Bop | © 2008 Concord Music Group

In addition to their positions of importance in the Miles Davis quintet of the mid-fifties, John Coltrane and Red Garland a series of studio dates for Prestige in 1957 and '58. Here, as in several of the others, Paul Chambers is the bassist and Arthur Taylor is the drummer, with Donald Byrd on trumpet making it a quintet. There are only three numbers, the title song "Black Pearls", an extremely swift version of "Lover Come Back To Me", and the fast "Sweet Sapphire Blues" which begins with Garland soloing from the gitgo in a long, upbeat exploration before Trane unfurls his "sheets of sound". Byrd gets into that rapid fire mode, in and among his evenly-cadenced lines and Chambers (plucked) and Taylor (brushes into sticks)…

A Clear and Present Danger: Narcissism in the Era of Donald Trump  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Dec. 28, 2016
A Clear and Present Danger: Narcissism in the Era of Donald Trump

A Clear and Present Danger: Narcissism in the Era of Donald Trump by Steven Buser, Leonard Cruz, Jean Shinoda Bolen, Nancy Swift Furlotti
2016 | ISBN: 1630513954, 1630513962 | English | 334 pages | EPUB/AZW3 | 0.8 MB/1 MB
John Coltrane - Blue Train (1957) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81001}

John Coltrane - Blue Train (1957) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81001}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 516 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 159 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 262 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note / Capitol | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81001
Jazz / Hard Bop / Saxophone

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and 24bit remastering. Includes an alternate take of "Blue Train" for the first time in the world. Although never formally signed, an oral agreement between John Coltrane and Blue Note Records founder Alfred Lion was indeed honored on Blue Train – Coltrane's only collection of sides as a principal artist for the venerable label. The disc is packed solid with sonic evidence of Coltrane's innate leadership abilities. He not only addresses the tunes at hand, but also simultaneously reinvents himself as a multifaceted interpreter of both hard bop as well as sensitive balladry – touching upon all forms in between.

Dr.John - Live At Montreux 1995 (2005)  Music

Posted by robi62 at Dec. 17, 2016
Dr.John - Live At Montreux 1995 (2005)

Dr.John - Live At Montreux 1995 (2005)
Video: PAL, MPEG-2 at 4 777 kb/s, 720 x 576 at 25.000 fps | Audio: AC-3 2ch. at 256 kb/s, AC-3 6ch. at 448 kb/s, DTS 6ch. at 1 510 kb/s
Genre: Blues, R&B | Label: Eagle Rock | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 1 Dec. 2008 | Runtime: 93 min. | 5,24GB (DVD9)

This concert film captures beloved pianist and musician Dr. John performing a 1995 concert. The setlist includes "Iko Iko," "Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You," "Right Place, Wrong Time," "Goin' Back to New Orleans," "Mess Around," amd "Makin' Whoopee."

Donald Trump: Gier nach Macht und Geld  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at Nov. 15, 2016
Donald Trump: Gier nach Macht und Geld

Donald Trump: Gier nach Macht und Geld von Sabine Meyer
Deutsch | 7:8:00 | 7. Juli 2016 | ISBN: 3954714728 | ASIN: B01I1IVNVC | Audiobook in MP3 / 128 kbps | 393 MB
John Carpenter and Alan Howarth - Halloween II: Expanded Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1981) 30th Anniversary [Re-Up]

John Carpenter and Alan Howarth - Halloween II: Expanded Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1981)
30th Anniversary Limited Edition

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 502 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 188 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Soundtrack, Score | Label: AHI Records | # AHICD 005 | Time: 01:10:27

The soundtrack features music composed & performed by John Carpenter (HALLOWEEN, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK) in association with Alan Howarth (THE LOST EMPIRE, HEADLESS) for the 1981 cult horror sequel directed by Rick Rosenthal, written by John Carpenter and Debra Hill, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasance, Lance Guest, Nancy Stephens, Pamela Shoop, Tawny Moyer, Leo Rossi and legendary stuntman Dick Warlock as The Shape. The film's score is a variation of John Carpenter s compositions for the first HALLOWEEN, particularly the main theme's familiar piano melody played in a 5/4 time rhythm. This time, the score was performed on synthesizer organs rather than on piano. For this special 30th Anniversary Edition of HALLOWEEN II, the original 1981 album presentation is included, newly remastered. In addition, a special suite of seven tracks has been prepared, consisting of the entire film score sequenced in chronological order and including previously unreleased music. In addition, Alan Howarth has contributed exclusive notes for the booklet.