Listenin' to Jazz and Conversation

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Lonson, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. chervokas

    chervokas Forum Resident


    Thanks for the recommendation on the London set, streaming it now with my lunch!
     
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  2. Sorcerer

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    Thanks for the recommendations @chervokas and @Lonson . that's exactly what I was looking for! :righton:

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    Now playing Art Tatum's 20th Century Piano Genius. Like most swing era musicians' stuff in my collection, it's from the fifties.
     
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  3. Jim Walker

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    Location:
    southeast porttown
    The Brecker Brothers are showcasing, surrounded by loads
    of talent... Montreux 1978.


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  4. ando here

    ando here Help someone.

    Location:
    new york, ny
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    The perfect day for it.
     
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  5. Lonson

    Lonson An Old Disestablishmentarianismist Thread Starter

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    Disc 3
    "Cheek to Cheek: the Complete Duet Recordings" Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. Wonderful sound.
     
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  6. chervokas

    chervokas Forum Resident

    Speaking of jazz piano, and, as I was, about Nat Cole and the late '40s Capitol transcription sessions....dig Nat and Oscar Moore, the man who all but invented post war, small combo jazz guitar during the war... in '46....

     
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  7. Stu02

    Stu02 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Canada
    In Toronto we have had ice pellets and freezing rain all day. Now the wind has picked up and the power is out. Looks like I need me one of these after all.
     
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  8. brimuchmuze

    brimuchmuze Forum Resident

    Bought the 2016 vinyl re-issue of my favorite Pat Metheny album:

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    Nice pressing: flat and very quiet, sounds great.
     
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  9. Fender Relic

    Fender Relic Forum Resident

    Location:
    Central PA
    Don Byas 1945 Jazz Society. I found this in the garage in a box of Jazz the other day. Sounded good while doing supper prep/cooking tonight. Love his tone and playing.
     
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  10. Six String

    Six String Senior Member

    NP Sonny Clark Trio - The 1960 Time Sessions (Tompkins Square)

    I've had the sacd our host mastered for years but couldn't resist a vinyl version. I haven't done a direct compare but the vinyl seems a little toppy or analytical but I'll need to spin the disc again to be sure.
     
  11. Six String

    Six String Senior Member

    Sorry to hear of your power issues. Hope that gets cleared up asap. We're supposed to get some wet and windy weather tomorrow night. This has been a cooler than usual spring for us.

    Btw, I mailed off the book on Tuesday so it should arrive this week sometime depending on our postal services.
     
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  12. kfan

    kfan Forum Resident

    Location:
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    Recorded February 12, 1964, Philharmonic Hall of Lincoln Center, NY

    Miles Davis - Trumpet
    George Coleman - Tenor Sax
    Herbie Hancock - Piano
    Ron Carter - Double Bass
    Tony Williams - Drums

    This could be one of my 'all time' favorite live recordings and some of my favorite playing by Davis. I can't seem to stop playing this one.
     
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  13. Sorcerer

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  14. Tribute

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    Maybe if Don Byas had stayed in the USA and signed with Norman Granz' Clef/Verve Records in the 1950's, we would have a series of great LPs that never ended up being recorded
     
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  15. Sorcerer

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    Mark Shim's Turbulent Flow. Contains a superb interpretation of Joe Henderson's Recorda Me.
     
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  16. Bradd

    Bradd Forum Resident

    Location:
    Chester, NJ
    That Mary Lou Williams disc is part of a superb 20 disc set, Jazz from America on Disques Vogue.

    https://www.amazon.com/Jazz-America...&qid=1523881518&sr=1-1&keywords=Vogue+box+set
     
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  18. Lonson

    Lonson An Old Disestablishmentarianismist Thread Starter

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  21. WorldB3

    WorldB3 Forum Resident

    Yesterdays spin, perfect for a Sunday afternoon rain storm.

    The Paul Bley Quartet
    ECM vinyl.

    You think you know where it's going as one of those moody ECM chill type of albums and all of a sudden Frisell drops the hammer and goes nuts and then Surman and Bley skitter off in all kinds of directions. One of those I don't play often but enjoy when I do plus it's always nice to hear Paul Motian. This deserves to be back in print.

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  22. Sorcerer

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    CD 1 of Monk's Complete Riverside Recordings.
     
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  23. Moebius

    Moebius Forum Resident

    Location:
    Hampshire, UK
    streaming - Jelly Roll Morton - The Complete Library of Congress Recordings By Alan Lomax (Rounder / 2005)

    Jelly Roll sure knows how to tell a yarn. Wonderful. I don't own a physical copy of this although the piano style CD-box looks fun. One of the advantages of working a studio / workshop environment I can often play music at work (although not exactly to audiophile standards - an old ipod speaker re-purposed with an adapter to 3.5mm jack).
     
  24. Bradd

    Bradd Forum Resident

    Location:
    Chester, NJ
    Not so much for you Lon as others :)
     
  25. Lonson

    Lonson An Old Disestablishmentarianismist Thread Starter

    I know, just funning'. . . .

    Right now
    Dave Douglas & Joe Lovano. . . Sound Prints "Scandal"
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