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Antonio Maria Costa - Scaccomatto all'Occidente  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Karabas91 at May 24, 2017
Antonio Maria Costa - Scaccomatto all'Occidente

Antonio Maria Costa - Scaccomatto all'Occidente
Italian | 2015 | 527 pages | ASIN: B015P8AD9E | EPUB | 1,1 MB
Jay McShann with Duke Robillard and Maria Muldaur - Still Jumpin' The Blues (1999) Reissue 2007

Jay McShann with Duke Robillard and Maria Muldaur - Still Jumpin' The Blues (1999)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 367 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 151 Mb | Scans included | 01:04:29
Jump Blues, Piano Blues, Piano Jazz | Label: Irond | # IROND CD 07-K13

At age 83, pianist/vocalist Jay McShann was still at the top of his game and providing many lessons for the younger "swing" cats and kittens. He is the epitome of what can be done when jazz and blues are mixed equally, especially when the fun factor is liberally added in. While some might find this typical, many others should revel in the sound of one of this music's last living legends who is still doing it, and doing it very well at that. The chemistry between McShann and guitarist/session leader Duke Robillard is considerable and undeniable, and makes Still Jumpin' the Blues enjoyable throughout. With such solid support from Robillard and the band, McShann has nothing to worry about. Everything you might want is here: classic versions of "Goin' to Chicago," "Ain't Nobody's Business," and "Trouble In Mind"; a nice rearrangement with tempo shift from mellow to mid-tempo on "Sunny Side of the Street"; Maria Muldaur's sultry singing on "Come on Over to My House," and especially the Bessie Smith evergreen "Backwater Blues"; wonderful instrumentals like "Moten Swing" and "Say Forward, I'll March"; and even a little Hawaiian slide accenting "Hootie's K.C. Christmas Prayer".

Shay Maria - Tamara Lichtenstein Photoshoot 2015  Girls

Posted by nrg at May 23, 2017
Shay Maria - Tamara Lichtenstein Photoshoot 2015

Shay Maria - Tamara Lichtenstein Photoshoot 2015
16 jpg | up to 1000*1529 | 3.24 MB
American model
Maria Muldaur, Women's Voices For Peace Choir ‎- Yes We Can! (2008)

Maria Muldaur, Women's Voices For Peace Choir ‎- Yes We Can! (2008)
feat. Joan Baez, Bonnie Raitt, Phoebe Snow, Jane Fonda, Holly Near, Odetta
Amma, Anne Lamott, Marianne Williamson, Jean Shinoda Bolen

EAC | APE | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 411 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 159 Mb | Scans included | 01:07:10
Blues, Soul, Blues Rock, Folk Blues, Jazz-Blues | Label: Telarc | # CD-83672

There are a number of arguments to be made for and against Maria Muldaur's 2008 antiwar statement Yes We Can! on Telarc (before actually listening to it; remember, we live in a cynical culture). The "perceived" negatives all relate to the intent of the recording and who it's supposed to reach (no doubt an expression of the same set of beliefs rooted in Muldaur's 1960s music), and the fact that it's loaded with guests (in all fairness, these star-studded affairs seldom work). On Yes We Can!, her guests include Muldaur's old friends (Joan Baez, Bonnie Raitt, Phoebe Snow, Jane Fonda, and Holly Near) and influences (Odetta) and new pals (writers/spiritual gurus Anne Lamott and Marianne Williamson, and Indian spiritual teacher Amma). Does it read as if it is yet another exercise in self-referential backslapping? Yep. But don't believe everything you read on the back of a CD jacket. The positives are all musical.
Maria Joao Pires - Frederic Chopin: The Nocturnes, Complete Recording (1996) 2CDs

Maria João Pires - Frédéric Chopin: The Nocturnes, Complete Recording (1996) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 344 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 271 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 477 096-2 | Time: 01:49:11

Passion rather than insouciance is Pires’s keynote. Here is no soft, moonlit option but an intensity and drama that scorn all complacent salon or drawing-room expectations. How she relishes Chopin’s central storms, creating a vivid and spectacular yet unhistrionic contrast with all surrounding serenity or ‘embalmed darkness’. The con fuoco of Op. 15 No. 1 erupts in a fine fury and in the first Nocturne, Op. 9 No. 1, Pires’s sharp observance of Chopin’s appassionato marking comes like a prophecy of the coda’s sudden blaze. Such resolution and psychological awareness make you realize that Chopin, like D. H. Lawrence, may well have thought that “there must be a bit of fear, and a bit of horror in your life”. Chopin, Pires informs us in no uncertain terms, was no sentimentalist.

Anna Maria Mori - Origami  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Karabas91 at May 22, 2017
Anna Maria Mori - Origami

Anna Maria Mori - Origami
Italian | 2017 | 136 pages | ISBN: 8806231073 | EPUB | 0,3 MB

Maria Bamford: Old Baby (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 22, 2017
Maria Bamford: Old Baby (2017)

Maria Bamford: Old Baby (2017)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 4010 Kbps | 1h 4min | 2.02 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary | Comedy

Maria Bamford performs a rapid-fire, playful stand-up set for crowds at park benches, bowling alleys and LA theaters in this roving comedy special.

Dallas Barr - Tome 2 - Le Choix de Maria  Comics

Posted by iBooker at May 21, 2017
Dallas Barr - Tome 2 - Le Choix de Maria

Dallas Barr - Tome 2 - Le Choix de Maria
French | CBR | 48 Pages | 29 MB

Maria Muldaur - Maria Muldaur (1973)  Music

Posted by Designol at May 21, 2017
Maria Muldaur - Maria Muldaur (1973)

Maria Muldaur - Maria Muldaur (1973)
EAC | APE | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 182 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 86 Mb | Scans included
Pop/Rock, Folk Blues | Label: Reprise/Warner Archives | # 2148-2 | Time: 00:36:34

From the sweet to the salacious to the poignant, Maria Muldaur's eponymous, strong debut features savvy studio vets, talented guests, strong tunes, and Muldaur's lissome pipes. The outstanding players include Ry Cooder, David Grisman, Clarence White, and Mac Rebennack, better known as Dr. John. A tasteful guitar solo by the underrated Amos Garrett elevates the charming surprise hit single "Midnight at the Oasis." Although she later gravitated to jazz and gospel, Muldaur's first outing is heavy on songs derived from country and blues. A rousing "Work Song," borrowed from Kate & Anna McGarrigle, is only one of several highlights.
Kilian Herold, Sarah Maria Sun & Nicholas Rimmer - Mátyás Seiber: More Nonsense (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Kilian Herold, Sarah Maria Sun & Nicholas Rimmer - Mátyás Seiber: More Nonsense (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 49:11 minutes | 459 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Clarinetist Kilian Herold and soprano Sarah Maria Sun pay homage to Mátyás Seiber’s eclectic compositions that take influences from jazz, Bartók and Schoenberg with More Nonsense. This collection of chamber music celebrates Seiber’s colourful career, with particular emphasis as his work as a European jazz pioneer.