Soundtrack Remaster

Keith Jarrett - Bop-Be (1976) {2013 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24-bit Remaster UCCU-9991}

Keith Jarrett - Bop-Be (1976) {2013 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24-bit Remaster UCCU-9991}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 265 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 94 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 131 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1976, 2013 Impulse! / Verve / Universal Japan | UCCU-9991
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano

Here is another LP helping from the Keith Jarrett "American" Quartet's last recording session – one that is almost as consistent in quality as its predecessor. The happy-go-lucky groove of the title track perfectly expresses its name, with Jarrett blithely singing along; both Dewey Redman and Charlie Haden get plenty of solo space on Redman's "Gotta Get Some Sleep" and Haden's "Pocket Full of Cherry" (a pun referring to Haden cohort Don Cherry); and Paul Motian remains a marvelously flexible drummer. Moreover, there is another fascinating swatch of Middle Eastern experimentation on "Pyramids Moving."
Keith Jarrett - Byablue (1976) {2013 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24-bit Remaster UCCU-9990}

Keith Jarrett - Byablue (1976) {2013 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24-bit Remaster UCCU-9990}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 215 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 99 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 118 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1976, 2013 Impulse! / Verve / Universal Japan | UCCU-9990
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano

There's a nicely warming vibe on this album from Keith Jarrett – a sound that's sometimes a bit more laidback and personal, but which is still carried off with familiar associates Dewey Redman on tenor, Charlie Haden on bass, and Paul Motian on drums! Most of the tunes are shorter compositions built around gently lyrical lines – somewhat introspective, and a bit less organic than in years past – but in a way that more than makes up for that difference with their own inner beauty. Titles include "Konya", "Rainbow", "Trieste", "Fantasm", "Yahllah", and "Byablue".
Shelly Manne & His Men - Boss Sounds! (1966) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster WPCR-27142}

Shelly Manne & His Men - Boss Sounds! (1966) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster WPCR-27142}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 290 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 102 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 14 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster
© 1966, 2012 Atlantic / Rhino / Warner Japan / WEA | WPCR-27142 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Hard Bop / Drums

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. Although drummer Shelly Manne was closely associated with the Contemporary label for many years, he also recorded for other companies after Contemporary slowed down operations. This particular Koch CD reissues a set that was cut for Atlantic. The 1966 version of Shelly Manne's Men (altoist Frank Strozier, trumpeter Conte Candoli, pianist Russ Freeman, and bassist Monty Budwig) played in a similar style to his 1950s groups. Only Strozier hints (and only slightly in spots) at the avant-garde explorations then going on elsewhere. The quintet performs three group originals, an obscurity, "The Breeze and I," and "Margie" (which was arranged by Jimmy Rowles). Fine hard bop music.
Keith Jarrett - Shades (1976) {2013 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24-bit Remaster UCCU-9989}

Keith Jarrett - Shades (1976) {2013 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24-bit Remaster UCCU-9989}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 202 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 80 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 107 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1976, 2013 Impulse! / Verve / Universal Japan | UCCU-9989
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano

A lost gem from Keith's "with horns" period – a quintet session from the mid 70s, recorded with a group that features Dewey Redman on tenor, plus Charlie Haden on bass, Paul Motian on drums and percussion, and Guilherme Franco on additional percussion. The feel is a bit straighter than Jarrett's excellent Death & The Flower set – as the tunes have a highly rhythmic component, and make good use of the extra percussion to create a flowing, organic groove. There's still a nice loose feel overall, though – almost a take on the loft jazz sound, especially at the moments when Jarrett goes a bit outside on piano. Titles include "Shades Of Jazz", "Southern Smiles", "Rose Petals", and "Diatribe".
Keith Jarrett - Mysteries (1976) {2013 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24-bit Remaster UCCU-9988}

Keith Jarrett - Mysteries (1976) {2013 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24-bit Remaster UCCU-9988}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 286 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 101 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 103 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1976, 2013 Impulse! / Verve / Universal Japan | UCCU-9988
Jazz / Post Bop / Modern Creative / Piano

Dark and moody work from Keith Jarrett – a record that builds strongly off his ensemble feeling of the Impulse years, but which also seems to carry a bit more of the introspective vibe he was building up in some of his more stripped down solo recordings! The group's still a great one here – with Dewey Redman on reeds, Charlie Haden on bass, Paul Motian on drums, and Guilhermo Franco on percussion – and the tunes, although long and somewhat free, still show Jarrett's great ear for a lyrical melody – carried off wonderfully without cliche, and still with more sharp edges than you might expect. Titles include "Rotation", "Everything That Lives Laments", "Flame", and "Mysteries".
Keith Jarrett - Backhand (1974) {2013 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24-bit Remaster UCCU-9987}

Keith Jarrett - Backhand (1974) {2013 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24-bit Remaster UCCU-9987}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 258 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 94 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 132 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1974, 2013 Impulse! / Verve / Universal Japan | UCCU-9987
Jazz / Post Bop / Modern Creative / Piano

Prime Keith Jarrett on Impulse Records – and a still-wonderful session that features work by Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, and Paul Motian! The sound here is a bit more focused than on some of Jarrett's earlier Impulse sides – but still has that rich and organic sound overall – blending instruments from all players with a sound that's spontaneous and flowing. Jarrett himself plays a bit of percussion and wood flute – and Redman also plays maracas and musette! Tracks are long, and include "Kuum", "Inflight", "Vapallia", and "Backhand".
Traffic - 10 Album Collection (1967-1974) {2008 10CD Set SHM-CD Universal Japan Mini LP Remaster UICY-93640~49}

Traffic - 10 Album Collection (1967-1974) {2008 10CD Set SHM-CD Universal Japan Mini LP Remaster UICY-93640~49}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 3.27 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.50 Gb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 414 Mb (inside) | 5% repair rar
© 1967-74, 2008 Island / Universal Music Japan | UICY-93640~49 | SHM-CD | Mini LP
Rock / Art Rock / Prog Rock / Psychedelic Rock

Cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue from Traffic featuring the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (fully compatible with standard CD players). Part of a ten-album Traffic SHM-CD Cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue series featuring the albums "Mr. Fantasy," "Heaven is in Your Mind," "Traffic," "Last Exit," "John Barleycorn Must Die," "Welcome To The Canteen," "THe Low Spark of High Heeled Boys," "Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory," "On The Road," and "When The Eagle Flies." Since Traffic's debut album, Mr. Fantasy, has been issued in different configurations over the years, a history of those differences is in order. In 1967, the British record industry considered albums and singles separate entities; thus, Mr. Fantasy did not contain the group's three previous Top Ten U.K. hits. Just as the album was being released in the U.K., Traffic split from Dave Mason.
Hermann Scherchen - Bach Brandenburg Concertos (1959) (1996 Digital Remaster - MCA Records)

Hermann Scherchen - Bach Brandenburg Concertos (1959) (1996 Digital Remaster - MCA Records)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork (400dpi, png) | 791 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 392 mb
Classical, Baroque | Label: MCA Records Europe / 02438-00752/3

Hermann Scherchen's performances of these Brandenburg Concerts avoids the normally expected exaltation of opening and closing movements conferred by most performances. Instead, he opts for a beautifully serene approach to the score, making it more reflective, thoughtful and expansive, hightlighting the lyrical flow that emanates from it.

The Smithereens - Green Thoughts (1988) {2007 remaster} **[RE-UP]**  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Dec. 13, 2017
The Smithereens - Green Thoughts (1988) {2007 remaster} **[RE-UP]**

The Smithereens - Green Thoughts (1988) {2007 remaster}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 259 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 94 mb
Genre: rock, 80's rock, alternative

Green Thoughts is the 1988 album by The Smithereens. This CD is the 2007 remaster released by American Beat.

r.i.p. Pat DiNizio (12 October, 1955 - 12 December, 2017)
Barbra Streisand - Funny Girl (Soundtrack) (1968) {2002 Columbia remaster}

Barbra Streisand - Funny Girl (Soundtrack) (1968) {2002 Columbia remaster}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 264 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 111 mb
Genre: soundtrack, pop

Funny Girl is the 1968 movie soundtrack to the movie starring Barbra Streisand. This is from the remaster released in 2002, done from the original master tapes.