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Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition - Audio-Visualscapes (1988) {Impulse!}

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Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition - Audio-Visualscapes (1988) {Impulse!}

Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition - Audio-Visualscapes (1988) {Impulse!}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC tracks level | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 460MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 178MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Hard Bop

Audio-Visualscapes is an album by Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition, featuring Greg Osby, Gary Thomas, Mick Goodrick, and Lonnie Plaxico, recorded in 1988 and released on the MCA/Impulse! label.This single-CD (formerly a double-LP) from Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition contains music that mixes together advanced hard bop, fusion, M-Base funk and avant-garde jazz.

Freddie Hubbard - The Blue Note Years (2009)

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Freddie Hubbard - The Blue Note Years (2009)

Freddie Hubbard - The Blue Note Years (2009)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 494 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 181 Mb | Scans included | 01:14:01
Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Trumpet Jazz | Label: EMI Japan/Blue Note | # TOCJ-66485

One of the great jazz trumpeters of all time, Freddie Hubbard formed his sound out of the Clifford Brown/Lee Morgan tradition, and by the early '70s was immediately distinctive and the pacesetter in jazz.

Freddie Hubbard - 5 Original Albums (2018)

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Freddie Hubbard - 5 Original Albums (2018)

Freddie Hubbard - 5 Original Albums (2018)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 1,4 Gb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 460 Mb | Covers - 9 Mb | 03:21:03
Jazz, Hard Bop | Label: Blue Note Records

Here are assembled five classic albums from the narrow band of just a few years, an indication of the amazing prolific talents. There is Open Sesame, originally released in 1960; Goin' Up (1961); Hub Cap (1961); Ready for Freddie (1962); Hub-Tones (1963). The list of accompanying musicians is veritably Olympian - Herbie Hancock, Cedar Walton and McCoy Tyner on various pianos, Philly Joe Jones on drums, Hank Mobley on tenor sax, Paul Chambers on bass and so on.

Enrico Pieranunzi, Marc Johnson, Paul McCandless - Nuovi Racconti Mediterranei (2014)

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Enrico Pieranunzi, Marc Johnson, Paul McCandless - Nuovi Racconti Mediterranei (2014)

Enrico Pieranunzi, Marc Johnson, Paul McCandless - Nuovi Racconti Mediterranei (2014)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 169.34 Mb + 86.76 Mb (Scans) | 41:47
Hard Bop, Post-Bop | Country: Italy | Label: Egea - SCA 173

Questo lavoro di Enrico, registrato nel 2003, viene pubblicato nel 2014, esattamente venti anni dopo la prima presentazione del Marchio EGEA avvenuta nel 1994, in occasione di un concerto di Enrico al teatro Morlacchi di Perugia, durante l'edizione Estiva di Umbria Jazz.

Miles Davis - E.S.P. (1965) [MFSL Remastered 2015] Audio CD Layer

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Miles Davis - E.S.P. (1965) [MFSL Remastered 2015] Audio CD Layer

Miles Davis - E.S.P. (1965) [MFSL Remastered 2015]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 270 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 123 Mb | Scans included
Hard Bop, Trumpet Jazz | Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | # UDSACD 2170 | 00:48:36

ESP marks the beginning of a revitalization for Miles Davis, as his second classic quintet – saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Tony Williams – gels, establishing what would become their signature adventurous hard bop. Miles had been moving toward this direction in the two years preceding the release of ESP and he had recorded with everyone outside of Shorter prior to this record, but his addition galvanizes the group, pushing them toward music that was recognizably bop but as adventurous as jazz's avant-garde. Outwardly, this music doesn't take as many risks as Coltrane or Ornette Coleman's recordings of the mid-'60s, but by borrowing some of the same theories – a de-emphasis of composition in favor of sheer improvisation, elastic definitions of tonality – they created a unique sound that came to define the very sound of modern jazz. Certainly, many musicians have returned to this group for inspiration, but their recordings remain fresh, because they exist at this fine dividing line between standard bop and avant.

Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins - The Classic Prestige Sessions 1951-1956 (2009) 2CD [Re-Up]

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Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins - The Classic Prestige Sessions 1951-1956 (2009) 2CD [Re-Up]

Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins - The Classic Prestige Sessions 1951-1956 (2009) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 561 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 303 Mb | Scans ~ 40 Mb | 02:11:38
Bop, Hard Bop, Cool, Modal Jazz | Label: Prestige | # 0888072314610

The Classic Prestige Sessions 1951-1956 collects all of the sides recorded by trumpeter Miles Davis and tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins for Prestige during their time together as young players in New York City. Both musicians were just past their formative years during this period, having broken free from the heavy sway of their bop elders – especially alto saxophonist Charlie Parker, who appears here in several classic cuts originally released on Collector's Items. Both Davis and Rollins were expanding the bop mold and beginning to discover their own sound. Davis had already made his mark with the innovative West Coast jazz masterpiece Birth of the Cool and was further developing his romantic and cerebral minimalism. Similarly, Rollins was quickly becoming the heir to Parker's throne as the most searching and muscular saxophonist on the scene. The dichotomy of their sounds made Davis and Rollins a perfect rub as jazz partners and these recordings helped foreshadow and define such future jazz movements as hard bop, post-bop, and even free jazz.

Eric Alexander & Vincent Herring - Friendly Fire: Live at Smoke (2012)

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Eric Alexander & Vincent Herring - Friendly Fire: Live at Smoke (2012)

Eric Alexander & Vincent Herring - Friendly Fire: Live at Smoke (2012)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 406 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 146 Mb | Scans included | 01:02:46
Post-Bop, Hard Bop, Straight-Ahead, Saxophone Jazz | Label: HighNote | # HCD 7232

There is a long tradition of "saxophone battles" in jazz with duos such as Dexter Gordon and Wardell Gray or Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane performing together in a kind of sporting joust of abilities, a gentleman's contest for who is the better player. On the 2012 concert album Friendly Fire: Live at Smoke, tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander and alto saxophonist Vincent Herring join in this tradition with a swinging, passionate set of standards recorded live at the respected N.Y.C. venue. The album is actually a re-pairing of the duo, who first sparred on 2005's Battle: Live at Smoke. This time around they spar over such numbers as Hank Mobley's "Pat 'N' Chat," McCoy Tyner's "Inception," the standard "You've Changed," as well as Herring's own "Timothy," among others. Backing the saxophonists here are pianist Mike LeDonne, bassist John Webber, and drummer Carl Allen. This is a lively and exciting session of adventurous and old-school straight-ahead jazz.

Mal Waldron - You and the Night and the Music (1983/2005) (Japan Edition)

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Mal Waldron - You and the Night and the Music (1983/2005) (Japan Edition)

Mal Waldron - You and the Night and the Music (1983/2005) (Japan Edition)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 179.20 Mb | 40:22 | Cover
Hard Bop, Post-Bop | Label: Paddle Wheel/King Record - KICJ-2071

You and the Night and the Music is an album by American jazz pianist Mal Waldron recorded in 1983 and released by the Japanese Paddle Wheel label. The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 4 stars stating "High-caliber lineup".

Eddie Higgins Quintet - It's Magic (2006) Re-up

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Eddie Higgins Quintet - It's Magic (2006) Re-up

Eddie Higgins Quintet - It's Magic (2006)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Venus, TKCV-35383 | Japan | ~ 391 or 155 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 36 Mb
Jazz, Hard Bop, Post Bop

Eddie Higgins has been an active jazz musician since the late '50s, though he has developed an especially strong following in Japan, resulting in numerous opportunities to record for Japanese jazz labels. This single-disc set features the bandleader with tenor saxophonists Scott Hamilton and Ken Peplowski, along with bassist Jay Leonhart and drummer Ben Riley…

Art Farmer-Benny Golson Jazztet - Here And Now (1962) {1998, Limited Edition, Remastered}

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Art Farmer-Benny Golson Jazztet - Here And Now (1962) {1998, Limited Edition, Remastered}

Art Farmer-Benny Golson Jazztet - Here And Now (1962) {1998, Limited Edition, Remastered}
EAC Rip | WavPack (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 308 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 121 Mb
Full Scans ~ 203 Mb | 00:50:00 | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Hard Bop | Verve Records #314 558 052-2

The Jazztet had been in existence for two years when they recorded what would be their final LPs, this date plus Another Git Together. The personnel (other than the two co-leaders flugelhornist Art Farmer and tenor-saxophonist Benny Golson) had completely changed since 1960 but the group sound was the same. The 1962 version of the Jazztet included trombonist Grachan Moncur III, pianist Harold Mabern, bassist Herbie Lewis and drummer Roy McCurdy and it is remarkable to think that this talent-filled group could not find enough jobs in order to stay together. Highlights of their excellent out-of-print LP include Ray Bryant's "Tonk," "Whisper Not," "Just in Time" and Thelonious Monk's "Ruby My Dear." A classic if short-lived hard bop group.

Craig Brann - The Twelve (2019)

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Craig Brann - The Twelve (2019)

Craig Brann - The Twelve (2019)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 411.02 Mb | 01:07:47 | Scans included
Hard Bop, Post-Bop | Label: SteepleChase - SCCD 31879

The four members of this quintet studied jazz together at the renowned William Patterson University in New Jersey. The exceptional affinity among them is evident on this Craig’s fifth album for SteepleChase. The album’s intriguing leitmotif of chromatic scale of 12 notes and/or the 12-bar blues conceived by the leader Craig Brann is flawlessly executed by the like-minded fivesome here.

Miles Davis - Nefertiti (1967) MFSL Remastered 2015, Audio CD Layer [Re-Up]

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Miles Davis - Nefertiti (1967) MFSL Remastered 2015, Audio CD Layer [Re-Up]

Miles Davis - Nefertiti (1967) [MFSL Remastered 2015]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 239 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 99 Mb | Scans included | 00:39:16
Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Modal Jazz | Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab/Columbia | # UDSACD 2146

Nefertiti, the fourth album by Miles Davis' second classic quintet, continues the forward motion of Sorcerer, as the group settles into a low-key, exploratory groove, offering music with recognizable themes – but themes that were deliberately dissonant, slightly unsettling even as they burrowed their way into the consciousness. In a sense, this is mood music, since, like on much of Sorcerer, the individual parts mesh in unpredictable ways, creating evocative, floating soundscapes. This music anticipates the free-fall, impressionistic work of In a Silent Way, yet it remains rooted in hard bop, particularly when the tempo is a bit sprightly, as on "Hand Jive." Yet even when the instrumentalists and soloists are placed in the foreground – such as Miles' extended opening solo on "Madness" or Hancock's long solo toward the end of the piece – this never feels like showcases for virtuosity, the way some showboating hard bop can, though each player shines.

Eddie Higgins Trio - You Are Too Beautiful (2006) Re-up

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Eddie Higgins Trio - You Are Too Beautiful (2006) Re-up

Eddie Higgins Trio - You Are Too Beautiful (2006)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Venus, VHCD-3015 | Japan | ~ 363 or 141 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 27 Mb
Jazz, Hard Bop, Post Bop

A solid bop-based pianist, Eddie Higgins has never become a major name, but he has been well-respected by his fellow musicians for decades…

Eddie Higgins - You Don't Know What Love Is (2003) Re-up

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Eddie Higgins - You Don't Know What Love Is (2003) Re-up

Eddie Higgins - You Don't Know What Love Is (2003)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Venus, TKGV-1001 | Japan | ~ 197 or 130 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 37 Mb
Jazz, Hard Bop, Post Bop

Eddie Higgins has been on the jazz scene for a long time, but he seems to be a best-kept secret by those able to track down his various releases for independent labels in the U.S. or Japanese titles, such as this one from Venus. This 2003 session features the veteran purely as a soloist, performing a dozen of his favorite ballads…

Eddie Higgins - Haunted Heart (1997) Re-up

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Eddie Higgins - Haunted Heart (1997) Re-up

Eddie Higgins - Haunted Heart (1997)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2000 | Venus, TKCV-35512 | Japan | ~ 294 or 119 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 9 Mb
Jazz, Hard Bop, Post Bop

The lonely cover photo and title of this Japanese import give away most of the story; this is a haunted, introspective album of piano-trio jazz very much indebted to Bill Evans and, to a lesser extent, George Shearing…