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John Coltrane - Coltrane (1957) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster} [TR24][SM][OF]

John Coltrane - Coltrane (1957) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}
FLAC (Tracks) 24-bit/44.1kHz ~ 422 Mb | Digital Booklet | 41:52 min | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Hard Bop | © 2009 Concord Music Group

John Coltrane (1926-67) was the most relentlessly exploratory musician in jazz history. He was always searching, seeking to take his music further in what he quite consciously viewed as a spiritual quest. In terms of public recognition, this quest began relatively late. The tenor saxophonist, a native of North Carolina who later moved to Philadelphia, was 28 when he joined the Miles Davis quintet in 1955, after years of paying dues in the big band and combo of Dizzy Gillespie (where he played alto before switching to tenor) and as a supporting player behind saxophonists Johnny Hodges, Eddie "Cleanhead” Vinson, and Earl Bostic. Coltrane’s anguished tone and multi-noted, rhythmically complex solos with Davis quickly elevated him to the front ranks of jazz…
Miles Davis - Collectors' Items (1956) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}[TR24][SM][OF]

Miles Davis - Collectors' Items (1956) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}
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Jazz, Bop | © 2009 Concord Music Group

Any 1950s Miles Davis recording could easily be called a “collector’s item,” but these selections have special claims to this description. The first four offer Charlie Parker in his only recordings in support of Miles, who had begun his disc career as Bird’s sideman. The last four feature a unique Davis/Mingus encounter. In between is Miles just before launching his first great Quintet, heading two groups loaded with top talent of the “post-bop” period. Recorded on January 30, 1953 (1-4) WOR Studios, New York City and March 16, 1956 (5-7) at Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, NJ.
Tadd Dameron with John Coltrane - Mating Call (1957) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster} [TR24][SM][OF]

Tadd Dameron with John Coltrane - Mating Call (1957) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}
FLAC (Tracks) 24-bit/44.1kHz ~ 373 Mb | Digital Booklet | 35:16 min | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Hard Bop | © 2008 Concord Music Group

While there are only four men present for this session and arranging is certainly not stressed, Tadd’s composing is as potent as ever with such memorable items as “Mating Call,” “Soultrane,” “Gnid,” and “On a Misty Night” far above the usual “originals” that often appear on a recording date. To play these compositions, the aid of tenorman John Coltrane was enlisted. Trane’s tenor answered the mating call of Tadd’s music. Tadd’s intelligent comping, the strength of veteran John Simmons’s bass and the brightly burning power of the consistent Philly Joe Jones adds up to the solid sum that is the rhythm section. Each track has something to offer: the exotic “Mating Call,” the aptly named ballad that is “Soultrane”…
Miles Davis - The Musings Of Miles (1955) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}[TR24][SM][OF]

Miles Davis - The Musings Of Miles (1955) {Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}
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Jazz, Bop | © 2014 Concord Music Group

This was a forerunner of the Miles Davis Quintet as it was his first session with Red Garland and Philly Joe Jones. Up to then his Prestige dates had been of the "all star" variety. (Oscar Pettiford fills that bill here.) By the fall, John Coltrane and Paul Chambers would come aboard to help form the first of a continuum of great Davis working groups. On "A Night in Tunisia" Philly Joe used special sticks with little cymbals riveted to the shaft. Recorded June 7, 1955 at Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, NJ. With Red Garland, Oscar Pettiford, Philly Joe Jones.
Debbie Poryes, Hein van de Geyn, Hans Eykenaar - Trio (1982) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}

Debbie Poryes, Hein van de Geyn, Hans Eykenaar - Trio (1982) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
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© 1982, 2015 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6411
Jazz / Post Bop / Modal Music / Piano Trio

Reissue with the latest remastering and the original cover artwork. Comes with a description written in Japanese. Pianist Debbie Poryes works here with a Dutch trio formed right after her arrival on that scene – a nicely-balanced group that really respects Debbie's sensitive touch on the keys, and seems to make her subtle sounds come out even more than they might in the setting! Poryes has an approach that's on the mellower side of lyrical – kind of a post-Bill Evans approach, but even more subtle overall – yet one that's also very striking in its subtlety – as the lean choices of notes show just how far and free jazz piano had come by this time, but in ways that could still swing and stay inside. The group features Hein Van De Geyn on bass and Hans Eykenaar on drums – and titles include "For Brad", "Sweet Georgie Fame", "Holland", "Foolish Door", and "My Romance".
The Jones Girls - On Target (1983) [2011, Remastered & Expanded Edition]

The Jones Girls - On Target (1983) [2011, Remastered & Expanded Edition]
R&B, Soul/Funk, Electronic | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Full Scans-600dpi (PNG) | 60:28 Min | 572,76 Mb
Label: Funky Town Grooves/Sony Music Entertainment (USA) | Released: 2011-08-16 (1983)

"On Target" is the 1983 album by the soul girl group The Jones Girls. The band were an R&B trio of sisters from Detroit, Michigan. They first recorded for GM Records before moving to Philadelphia International Records with Gamble & Huff. The Jones Girls consisted of sisters Brenda, Valorie and Shirley Jones.

Norah Jones - Feels Like Home (2004) {2016, Reissue, Japan}  Music

Posted by popsakov at Oct. 10, 2016
Norah Jones - Feels Like Home (2004) {2016, Reissue, Japan}

Norah Jones - Feels Like Home (2004) {2016, Reissue, Japan}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 282 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 122 Mb
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Pop, Vocal Jazz, Country, Blues | Blue Note / Universal Music #UCCQ-9029

It may be far too obvious to even mention that Norah Jones' follow-up to her 18-million-unit-selling, eight-Grammy-winning, genre-bending, super-smash album Come Away with Me has perhaps a bit too much to live up to. But that's probably the biggest conundrum for Jones: having to follow up the phenomenal success of an album that was never designed to be so hugely popular in the first place. Come Away with Me was a little album by an unknown pianist/vocalist who attempted to mix jazz, country, and folk in an acoustic setting – who knew? Feels Like Home could be seen as "Come Away with Me Again" if not for that fact that it's actually better…
Louis Van Dyke - The Louis Van Dyke Trio/Quartet (1964) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4288}

Louis Van Dyke - The Louis Van Dyke Trio/Quartet (1964) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4288}
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© 1964, 2014 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICP 4288
Jazz / Hard Bop / Bop / Piano

Reissue with the latest 2014 DSD remastering. Comes with liner notes. Louis van Dyke, in fact his surname was van Dijk, but that didn't look English enough I guess. In 1961 he had won the Loosdrecht Jazz concours with his trio and made his first album, titled Trio / Quartet in June 1964. In the quartet recordings Carl Schulze, the vibraphone player, was added. He won with this LP an Edison Award, one of the most important awards in the Dutch amusement world.
Jasper van 't Hof - Eyeball (1974) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}

Jasper van 't Hof - Eyeball (1974) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
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© 1974, 2015 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6397
Jazz / Post Bop / Modern Post Bebop / Fusion / Jazz Funk / Keyboards

Reissue with the latest remastering. Features original cover artwork. A really nice mix of modes from keyboardist Jasper Van'T Hof – as some cuts feature the heavy electric modes we know from his MPS recordings of the 70s – but others feature a much more personal approach on acoustic piano! As with other records from the time, Jasper plays a range of keyboards here – from piano to Fender Rhodes to organ – and the group shifts a bit from track to track, depending on the mood – and features Wim Overgaauw on guitar, John Lee on bass, Zbigniew Seifert on violin, and Gerry Brown on drums. Lee and Brown kick in heavily on the jamming cuts, but lay back more on the mellower ones.
Louis Van Dyke - Louis Van Dyke Plays Lennon-McCartney (1970) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4287}

Louis Van Dyke - Louis Van Dyke Plays Lennon-McCartney (1970) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4287}
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© 1970, 2014 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICP 4287
Jazz / Jazz Arrangement / Instrumental / Organ

Reissue with the latest 2014 DSD remastering. Comes with liner notes. I first became aware of Louis Van Dyke on the "Fond Memories of Frank Rosolino" CD and it became apparent that here was a creative mind with impeccable jazz abilities who was able to play into the sound of whatever environment he chose. This recording could be by a very different musician than heard on the Rosolino album as Van Dyke is able to switch hats and maintain the integrity of whichever he is wearing at the time. What we have here is unusual to say the least: 9 songs by the Beatles performed in 1970 on the Flentrop Organ in the Netherlands Reformed Chuch at Loenen a.d. Vecht.