Bernard Allison - Songs From The Road (2020) [Official Digital Download]

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Bernard Allison - Songs From The Road (2020) [Official Digital Download]

Bernard Allison - Songs From The Road (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 75:52 minutes | 896 MB
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The great Chicago bluesman Luther Allison lived by a simple philosophy that he was happy to share ("Leave your ego, play the music, love the people"). Now, twenty-three years after Luther's passing, the great man would surely be thrilled to hear Bernard Allison's Songs From The Road, and proud to find that his ferociously talented son is sworn to the same mission, bringing soul-soaked, all-guns-blazing blues to audiences who need it more than ever.

Joachim Kühn & Mateusz Smoczyński - Speaking Sound (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

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Joachim Kühn & Mateusz Smoczyński  - Speaking Sound (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Joachim Kühn & Mateusz Smoczyński - Speaking Sound (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 44:33 minutes | 459 MB
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There is serendipity about Joachim Kühn and Mateusz Smoczyński having combined as a duo. Their musical conversations tend to be sparked off by catchy little themes or motifs. Dialogues evolve freely, but also have a real sense of focus. Their pulse and their breathing seem to be as one. The pair have the courage to set off wherever their combined fantasy and imagination will take them, finding all kinds of moods and emotions along the way.

Iiro Rantala, The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen & Jonathan Bloxham - Playing Gershwin (2020) [24/96]

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Iiro Rantala, The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen & Jonathan Bloxham - Playing Gershwin (2020) [24/96]

Iiro Rantala, The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen & Jonathan Bloxham - Playing Gershwin (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 64:40 minutes | 1.16 GB
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The time of rigid demarcations between musical genres is over. For those who see music, indeed who love music as a universal language offering unlimited scope for human expression, this can only be a positive development. When one considers the jazz pianists of our time, they have just about all received their grounding in classical music, and yet these are musicians who don’t just traverse many different jazz styles, they can also roam at will into other genres. And looking among them, it would be hard to find a pianist as quintessentially complete as Iiro Rantala from Finland.

Majid Bekkas - Magic Spirit Quartet (2020) [Official Digital Download]

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Majid Bekkas - Magic Spirit Quartet (2020) [Official Digital Download]

Majid Bekkas - Magic Spirit Quartet (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 55:16 minutes | 589 MB
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Trance, ritual, mysticism, psychedelia, magic…however one chooses to describe the way that gnawa music affects people, there can be no denying the fascination for it which reaches right across the world. And Majid Bekkas, one of the most dazzling exponents of modern gnawa is also probably the musician who has managed to find the most varied and interesting ways to make this music interact with other genres. Now, with Magic Spirit Quartet, he has had taken the boldly imaginative step of building a bridge to connect North Africa and Scandinavia, to align the ancestral with the ambient. It is an inspired move which seems to catch the very spirit of 21st century jazz.

TORRES - Silver Tongue (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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TORRES - Silver Tongue (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

TORRES - Silver Tongue (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 34:31 minutes | 738 MB
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'Silver Tongue' is a full-scale realisation of the world Mackenzie Scott, aka, Torres, has created over her last few albums. Even when singing in more subdued tones, Scott's voice is fervent, her lyrics stirring and unyielding as she draws from both the divine and the everyday. It's also the first Torres record produced solely by Scott.

Tangerine Dream - Recurring Dreams (2020) [Official Digital Download]

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Tangerine Dream - Recurring Dreams (2020) [Official Digital Download]

Tangerine Dream - Recurring Dreams (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 78:25 minutes | 861 MB
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NEWLY REWORKED SELECTED CLASSICS BY THE 2020 LINE-UP OF THE LEGENDARY PIONEERS OF ELECTRONICA AND AMBIENT Including "Phaedra", "Stratosfear", "Tangram" and "Yellowstone Park"

Viktoria Tolstoy - Stations (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Viktoria Tolstoy - Stations (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Viktoria Tolstoy - Stations (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 50:20 minutes | 0.99 GB
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When Viktoria Tolstoy sings, it is her personal background, the things that have made her who she is, that resonate above all. Her choice of songs is rooted in her own experience, whether it be a deep attachment to her native country ("My Swedish Heart"), the quest for her Russian heritage – she is the great-great-granddaughter of Leo Tolstoy – ("My Russian Soul"), a desire to pay an affectionate tribute to Herbie Hancock ("Letters To Herbie"), or to interpret great film songs ("Meet Me At The Movies"). These thematic threads give Viktoria Tolstoy a way of singing songs which is hers and hers alone. And her voice has something truly special and individual too: there might be a hint of melodrama, or perhaps a certain sadness which is nonetheless underpinned with joy, or happiness, yet with an urgent and dramatic undertone. This innate sense of how to establish an emotional connection also helps to explain why Tolstoy has become one of the most successful singers in jazz from Scandinavia.

Liya Petrova & Boris Kusnezow - Beethoven, Britten & Barber (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Liya Petrova & Boris Kusnezow - Beethoven, Britten & Barber (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Liya Petrova & Boris Kusnezow - Beethoven, Britten & Barber (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 66:44 minutes | 0.99 GB
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From shadow to light: cut off from society but willing to communicate, seeking to embrace the whole world, Beethoven’s case epitomizes a human and sensitive quest.

Nathanaël Gouin, Yan Levionnois, Guillaume Chilemme - Beethoven & Korngold (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Nathanaël Gouin, Yan Levionnois, Guillaume Chilemme - Beethoven & Korngold (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Nathanaël Gouin, Yan Levionnois, Guillaume Chilemme - Beethoven & Korngold (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 81:23 minutes | 1.35 GB
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From shadow to light: cut off from society but willing to communicate, seeking to embrace the whole world, Beethoven’s case epitomizes a human and sensitive quest.

Trio Chausson - Beethoven: Trio L'Archiduc & les Esprits (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Trio Chausson - Beethoven: Trio L'Archiduc & les Esprits (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Trio Chausson - Beethoven: Trio L'Archiduc & les Esprits (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 63:17 minutes | 1.09 GB
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De l’ombre à la lumière : coupé des hommes mais voulant communiquer, cherchant à embrasser le monde entier, Beethoven personnifie une quête humaine et sensible. Le Trio « des Esprits » et celui de « l’Archiduc », sommets du genre, incarnent ses visages romantiques entre intimité et grandeur, mystère et noblesse, conflits intérieurs et paix avec l’Humanité. Piano Trio in D major, Op.70 No.1 Largo assai ed espressivo Piano Trio in D major, Op.70 No.1 Presto De l’ombre à la lumière : coupé des hommes mais voulant communiquer, cherchant à embrasser le monde entier, Beethoven personnifie une quête humaine et sensible. Le Trio « des Esprits » et celui de « l’Archiduc », sommets du genre, incarnent ses visages romantiques entre intimité et grandeur, mystère et noblesse, conflits intérieurs et paix avec l’Humanité.

Rémi Panossian Trio - In Odd We Trust (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Rémi Panossian Trio - In Odd We Trust (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Rémi Panossian Trio - In Odd We Trust (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 43:45 minutes | 847 MB
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En dix ans, avec plus de 500 concerts en dehors de l'hexagone, ce trio est devenu l'emblème du jazz français à l'étranger. Rémi Panossian, fondateur du groupe, est nommé Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres fin 2019 (!); un comble pour ce qui reste avant tout une bande de potes espiègles, oscillant sans cesse entre le deuxième et le troisième degrés à l'image la pochette de ce cinquième album, proche de l'univers de Wes Anderson.

Olivier Ker Ourio - Singular Insularity (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

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Olivier Ker Ourio - Singular Insularity (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Olivier Ker Ourio - Singular Insularity (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 51:21 minutes | 636 MB
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Toots Thielemans “gave birth to musical sons like Olivier Ker Ourio” writes Michel Contat in his 2016 article published in Télérama magazine, “who continue in his legendary wake to honor the ‘mouth organ’ with emotion.”

Yuval Zorn - Landscapes (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Yuval Zorn - Landscapes (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Yuval Zorn - Landscapes (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 64:07 minutes | 0.99 GB
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Yuval Zorn’s debut album is a truly original and fascinating recital crossing continents from the turbulent revolutionary streets of a violent eastern Europe, to exotic birdsong in the south of France, the tense middle east, the vivid contrasts of Brazil and finally to 1732 Leipzig and the quiet contemplative world of J.S Bach’s famous Chorale Prelude transcribed by Busoni.

Kristian Bezuidenhout - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5 "Emperor" (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Kristian Bezuidenhout - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5 "Emperor" (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Kristian Bezuidenhout, Freiburger Barockorchester & Pablo Heras-Casado - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5 "Emperor" (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 63:24 minutes | 1.07 GB
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Beethoven's five piano concertos relate, in a sense, part of the composers life: some twenty years during which a young musician from Bonn made several revised versions of the first concerto he wrote (a springboard to Viennese success that ended up being called no.2), before becoming the familiar Emperor of music embodied by the brilliant inspiration of no.5. Two hundred and fifty years after his birth, it is with these two extremes that Kristian Bezuidenhout, Pablo Heras-Casado and the Freiburger Barockorchester have chosen to start an exciting period-instrument trilogy of the concertos that bids fair to be a landmark!

Sinfonia of London & John Wilson - Escales: French Orchestral Works (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Sinfonia of London & John Wilson - Escales: French Orchestral Works (2020) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Sinfonia of London & John Wilson - Escales: French Orchestral Works (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 79:01 minutes | 1.58 GB
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John Wilson and Sinfonia of London release their second album, following widespread and universal critical acclaim for their first recording, of Korngold’s Symphony in F sharp. This new recording explores the unique sound world of French orchestral music of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The programme juxtaposes well-known favourites, such as Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, Massenet’s ‘Méditation’ from Thaïs, with pieces far more rarely heard, for example Duruflé’s Trois Danses and Saint-Saëns’s Le Rouet d’Omphale.