'Tone Poet' Jazz Reissue Series*

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by cds23, Dec 23, 2018.

  1. Dhreview16

    Dhreview16 Forum Resident

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    There are 8 new releases in the Classic vinyl series upcoming in Nov and Dec. Available to pre order. See separate thread or Blue Note UK website. But maybe you are just interested in the Tone Poets ?
     
  2. RS2099

    RS2099 Forum Resident

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    So, apparently, hmv.com had some "Chet Baker Sings" available for purchase 20 hours ago... Why only at this store?
     
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  3. uzn007

    uzn007 Pack Rat

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    This is one of my favorite TP releases. Check out the live Trio Music (1982) by the same group if you like this one.
     
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  4. Swann36

    Swann36 A widower finding solace in music

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    I'd guess a return in the warehouse as i had a similar experience a month or so ago on hmv.com .. i bought then they refunded after a few weeks saying they didn't know when delivery would be ...
     
  5. Levi's Tubs

    Levi's Tubs Less cool than West Coast

    Are you sure about that one? Never gotten a definitive answer in my research.
     
  6. Swann36

    Swann36 A widower finding solace in music

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    Kindly could you list your set up as our host has asked for those offering a musical opinion

    ....plus i'm a fellow vintage Tannoy fan
     
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  7. dastinger

    dastinger Forum Resident

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    I might be imagining things, but I think this isn't the first time I'm hearing about this. Someone here or elsewhere said he entered an HMV store and saw a few Chet Baker Sings on the shelves just out of the blue (when they were already long gone ofc).
     
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  8. Josquin des Prez

    Josquin des Prez Forum Resident

    I'm not much on fusion jazz anymore as I was in the 70s/80s before I sold off much of what I had then. I kept all my Weather Report (everything up to Heavy Weather) and ECM titles. However, over the weekend my wife and I listened to Herbie Hancock's Headhunters on Qobuz and had fun playing it. It such a classic, but is one I sold off decades ago (and I had a release day pressing). We decided to order the reissue from AP. They were out of the 33 so we went for the 45. It showed up today and I'm playing it now. Damn, it sounds really good. They did a nice job on it.
     
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  9. avanti1960

    avanti1960 Forum Resident

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    I have been really enjoying George Duke "The Aura Will Prevail" lately. Can't get it out of rotation.....
     
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  10. Josquin des Prez

    Josquin des Prez Forum Resident

    I'm not exactly getting back into fusion. Headhunters is seminal and historic for the genre, but for the most part I still much prefer acoustic jazz and classical above all else. For example, I don't see adding back all my Return To Forever albums, etc. as good as they were (although I've always hung on to and enjoyed the original ECM release).

    TBH: I'm at a loss to even remember a lot of what I had.
     
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  11. Dean R

    Dean R Forum Resident

    The Coltrane and Charles were, and I remember chatting to Florence about this series and that they were all supposed to be AAA.
    However I’m pretty sure I missed the release when it came out so I couldn’t swear on it.
     
  12. Dai

    Dai Amazon is soma

    That was me, two or three months ago. It was the HMV store here in Cardiff, Wales. It was over-priced, as all the Tone Poets and BN Classics seem to be with them, though I imagine it is selling for more on the used market at the moment. It was gone when I looked again a couple of weeks ago.
     
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  13. Ste_S

    Ste_S Forum Resident

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    One of the rare advantages of HMV overpricing records; they often have stock when everyone else had sold out. My local HMV had a copy of Chet Baker sings hanging around for ages at £45ish
     
  14. poorbeek

    poorbeek Member

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    thee is an repress coming januari 2022!
     
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  15. Dai

    Dai Amazon is soma

    You're a glass-half-full type of fellow alright :laugh:
     
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  16. avanti1960

    avanti1960 Forum Resident

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    understood, some still hold up today but many do not. i cannot remember the last time i put on some RTF (except the first two), McGlaughlin, Cobham, Dimeola, Coryell etc. But some do carry forward, the George Duke is agreat example.
     
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  17. Chris Bernhardt

    Chris Bernhardt Forum Resident

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    Any word on the Ornette box? I've been out of the loop
     
  18. Dreaddazzman

    Dreaddazzman Forum Resident

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    Out sometime next year - production delays, etc.
     
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  19. Trifonius

    Trifonius Jazz man

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    Scofield remains fantastic; still warm and blue matter
     
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  20. avanti1960

    avanti1960 Forum Resident

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    yes, i still play rough house from 1978. one of my all time favorite recordings of any genre.
     
  21. NicoRock

    NicoRock Forum Resident

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    Thank you for sharing!
     
  22. testingcan

    testingcan Forum Dissident

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    So after Sonny Clark's "My Conception", which is still exquisite, I picked up the BN80 of Andrew Hill's "Smoke Stack" and I am blown away. I mean, I knew that many people here raves about him with "Passing Ships" in here, but still, wow! I absolutely adore his playing, and although "Smoke Stack" is a bit uneven, I can't shake the feeling that this is the work of someone who makes exactly the music he wants to make.

    So while I still have some others in my backlog (Coltrane's "Concert in Japan", Hubbard's "Open Sesame", more Clark and Ella's "Ella wishes you a swinging Christmas", which thankfully may only be played later this year), I am already wondering if I should go with "Passing Ships" next or any other album by Hill. I might have to sample a bit, although the large orchestration of "Passing Ships" might not be what I'm looking for, but we'll see.
     
  23. NicoRock

    NicoRock Forum Resident

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    Passing Ships! You won't regret it.
     
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  24. 420JJJazz666

    420JJJazz666 People Funny Boy

    Anyone dig Medeski Martin and Wood?
    I would love Tone Poets of Combustication and particularly The Dropper.
    While these were recorded digitally (I may be wrong), I would really appreciate them being on wax in record stores again.
     
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  25. mcrichley

    mcrichley Forum Resident

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    The Dropper
    ^^ Remastered by Kevin Smith, pressed at RTI

    VMP did Uninvisible too -

     

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