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Diana Krall - All For You (A Dedication To The Nat King Cole Trio) (1996) Japanese Edition

Diana Krall - All For You (A Dedication To The Nat King Cole Trio) (1996)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 278 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 153 Mb | Scans included | 00:59:16
Vocal Jazz, Standarts, Contemporary Jazz | Label: Impulse!, GRP | # UCCV-3026

Pianist/vocalist Diana Krall pays tribute to the Nat King Cole Trio on her Impulse! set. In general, the medium and up-tempo tunes work best, particularly such hot ditties as "I'm an Errand Girl for Rhythm," "Frim Fram Sauce," and "Hit That Jive Jack." Krall does not attempt to directly copy Cole much (either pianistically or vocally), although his influence is obviously felt on some of the songs. The slow ballads are actually as reminiscent of Shirley Horn as Cole, particularly the somber "I'm Through With Love" and "If I Had You." Guitarist Russell Malone gets some solo space on many of the songs and joins in on the group vocal of "Hit That Jive Jack," although it is surprising that he had no other opportunities to interact vocally with Krall; a duet could have been delightful. Bassist Paul Keller is fine in support, pianist Benny Green backs Krall's vocal on "If I Had You," and percussionist Steve Kroon is added on one song. Overall, this is a tasteful effort that succeeds.

Nat King Cole - This Is Nat 'King' Cole (1957) Remastered 2007  Music

Posted by Designol at Feb. 28, 2017
Nat King Cole - This Is Nat 'King' Cole (1957) Remastered 2007

Nat King Cole - This Is Nat 'King' Cole (1957) Remastered 2007
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 206 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 116 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Vocal Jazz, Swing, Vocal Pop | Collectors' Choice Music | # CCM-869, 509995-01982-2-1 | 00:47:04

Capitol Records took This Is Sinatra!, a compilation album, into the Top Ten in early 1957, which probably prompted the label to assemble a similar collection, This Is Nat "King" Cole, later in the year. Consisting of tracks not previously issued on a Cole LP, the disc contains seven recent Billboard singles chart entries among its 12 selections – "Too Young to Go Steady" (which reached number 21), "Forgive My Heart" (13), "Nothing Ever Changes My Love for You" (72), "To the Ends of the Earth" (25), "I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life" (57), "Someone You Love" (13), and "Never Let Me Go" (79) – while an eighth song, "That's All," was the B-side of the 1953 Top 20 hit "Lover, Come Back to Me!" "Too Young to Go Steady," which peaked in April 1956, turned out to be all that was really heard of a stage musical intended for Broadway, Strip for Action, with songs by Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson, which closed out of town. "I Just Found Out About Love" and "Love Me as Though There Were No Tomorrow," two more songs from that ill-fated show, are among the previously unheard tracks unearthed for this compilation.
Nat King Cole - At The Sands (1966/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Nat King Cole - At The Sands (1966/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 35:54 minutes | 1,54 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Recorded in the wee small hours in January 1960 in front of a select crowd of casino guests and other Las Vegas entertainers, this album was billed at the time as Nat King Cole's only live recording. Accompanied by a big band arranged by Dave Cavanaugh, Cole plays piano and sings standards and old favourites including The Surrey With The Fringe On Top and Miss Otis Regrets.
Nat 'King' Cole - The Very Thought Of You (1958) [DCC, GZS-1119]

Nat 'King' Cole - The Very Thought Of You (1958)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1997 | DCC, GZS-1119 | ~ 286 or 146 Mb | Scans Included
Jazz, Vocal, Swing

Nat King Cole possessed one of the most accessible and appealing voices of any singer in the 1950s. This ballad-oriented set puts the emphasis completely on his voice (there is no piano playing or any hint of his jazz-oriented past) and features Cole accompanied by Gordon Jenkins' sweet arrangements for a string orchestra…
Nat King Cole - Penthouse Serenade / The Piano Style Of Nat King Cole (2007)

Nat King Cole - Penthouse Serenade / The Piano Style Of Nat King Cole (2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 306 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 192 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 48 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz | Collectors' Choice Music / EMI Music #CCM-826 / 509995-01999-2-1

This entry in mail-order firm Collectors' Choice Music's series of reissues of Nat King Cole albums pairs two instrumental collections he recorded in the 1950s. In its original form as a 10," eight-song LP, Penthouse Serenade, recorded on July 18, 1952, found Cole returning to the small-band format of his jazz playing days in an ensemble that featured him on piano, John Collins on guitar, Charles Harris on bass, and Bunny Shawker on drums (with Jack Costanzo joining in on bongos and conga on "Rose Room," "Once in a Blue Moon," and "Down by the Old Mill Stream"). Three years later, on July 14, 1955, Cole re-entered the studio to cut another four songs…
Nat "King" Cole - The Best Of Nat "King" Cole (1997) {Ten Best Series}

Nat "King" Cole - The Best Of Nat "King" Cole (1997) {Ten Best Series}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 163 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 70 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 13 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Vocal Jazz, Big Band, Traditional Pop | EMI-Capitol Music #72438-19704-2-3

The Best of Nat King Cole is part of EMI-Capitol Special Markets' Ten Best Series, where they selected ten hits from a popular artist on their roster. For the budget-minded, it's a nice collection of Nat King Cole's best-known hits, like "Unforgettable," "Ramblin' Rose," "Mona Lisa," "Walkin' My Baby Back Home" and "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons." It certainly won't please either jazz purists or Cole collectors, but the budget-conscious looking for an affordable (albeit skimpy) sampler of well-known Cole should turn here.

Nat King Cole - The World Of Nat King Cole (2005)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Dec. 4, 2016
Nat King Cole - The World Of Nat King Cole (2005)

Nat King Cole - The World Of Nat King Cole (2005)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 444 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 186 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 194 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Vocal Jazz | Capitol Records #72438-74712-2-1

Easily the longest of any Capitol single-disc compilation, 2005's The World of Nat King Cole also benefits from a fresh remastering of its material to make it the best introduction to the interpretive brilliance of Nat King Cole. Nearly all the hits that need to be here are indeed present: "Straighten Up and Fly Right," "Route 66," "Nature Boy," "Too Young," and "Mona Lisa." The compilers also wisely chose a few representative songs to replace some of the middling hits; the only surprise is the absence of "The Christmas Song" and "Lush Life," although the chart hits – "Answer Me, My Love," "Pretend," "Looking Back"…
Nat King Cole - The Best Of The Nat King Cole Trio: The Instrumental Classics (1992)

Nat King Cole - The Best Of The Nat King Cole Trio: The Instrumental Classics (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 126 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 126 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 66 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Swing, Easy Listening | Capitol Jazz #CDP 7 98288 2

For those needing a reminder of Cole's very original and expert piano playing, this 18-track roundup of some of his best instrumentals should fit the bill. Part of Capitol's three-volume series of Cole's classic trio sides (the other two cover the vocals), The Best of the Nat King Cole Trio includes gem after gem from the group's 1943-1949 prime and features the classic lineup that included guitarist Oscar Moore and bassist Johnny Miller. With Cole and Moore seamlessly blending lines throughout, the group forged the standard for many a piano trio to follow by way of classics like "Jumpin' at Capitol," "Sweet Georgia Brown," and "These Foolish Things"…

Nat King Cole - The Greatest Hits (1994) [DCC, GZS-1127]  Music

Posted by v3122 at Nov. 29, 2016
Nat King Cole - The Greatest Hits (1994) [DCC, GZS-1127]

Nat King Cole - The Greatest Hits (1994)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1998 | DCC, GZS-1127 | ~ 368 or 158 Mb | Covers(jpg) Included
Pop, Jazz, Vocal, Swing

For all the resurgence in interest in Nat King Cole since 1991, when his daughter Natalie recorded a duet patching her new vocal with his from 40 years earlier and scored a gold-selling hit, Capitol Records lacked a single-disc hits collection that covered Cole's most successful singles for the label. This 22-track, 62-plus minute CD/cassette collection does the trick…
Hugh Coltman - Shadows - Songs of Nat King Cole & Live at Jazz à Vienne (2016)

Hugh Coltman - Shadows - Songs of Nat King Cole & Live at Jazz à Vienne (2016)
Jazz vocal | 01:35:16 | Mp3, 320 kbps | 218 Mb
Label: Okeh | Year Of Release: 2016

Shadows - Songs of Nat King Cole & Live at Jazz ŕ Vienne to dwupłytowy album Hugh Coltmana, wspaniałego wokalisty brytyjskiego, którego zawartość stanowią doskonałe piosenki Nat King Cola nagrane w wersji studyjnej, a także rejestracja koncertu artysty podczas festiwalu “Jazz ŕ Vienne ” (5 lipca 2015 ). Pomysł stworzenia albumu z utworami Nat King Cola drzemał w głowie wokalisty od lat. To właśnie utwory tego kompozytora były ulubionymi przez matkę Hugh (zmarła gdy miała 7 lat), stanowiły więc muzyczne tło dorastania artysty. Wybór utworów, aranżacje kierują uwagę słuchaczy w kierunku bluesa – ulubionego gatunku muzycznego wokalisty….