Van Dyke Parks & Verónica Valerio - Van Dyke Parks orchestrates Verónica Valerio: Only in America (EP) (2021) [24/48]

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Van Dyke Parks & Verónica Valerio - Van Dyke Parks orchestrates Verónica Valerio: Only in America (EP) (2021) [24/48]

Van Dyke Parks & Verónica Valerio - Van Dyke Parks orchestrates Verónica Valerio: Only in America (EP) (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 13:02 minutes | MB
Vocal Jazz, Latin Jazz | Label: Modern Recordings, Official Digital Download

A collaboration album between recording artist and arranger Van Dyke Parks and harpist and poet Verónica Valerio.

Gianluca Petrella & Pasquale Mirra - Correspondence (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

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Gianluca Petrella & Pasquale Mirra - Correspondence (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Gianluca Petrella & Pasquale Mirra - Correspondence (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 53:02 minutes | 591 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Modern Creative | Label: Tuk Music, Official Digital Download

One of the greatest jazz trombonist sui generis, a phenomenon who has recorded for ECM, Blue Note and! K7, the other is one of the best Italian vibraphonists. On 11 June Gianluca Petrella and Pasquale Mirra will release the album Correspondence for Tǔk Music.

Rob Frye - Exoplanet (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

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Rob Frye - Exoplanet (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Rob Frye - Exoplanet (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 39:21 minutes | 451 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Nu Jazz, Fusion | Label: Astral Spirits, Official Digital Download

On Exoplanet, Rob Frye generates an atmosphere in which drummers and improvisers orbit synthesizers, inhabiting a Goldilocks zone of electronic and biotic components. Some of the tracks were created spontaneously or composed of strict loops, but two of the arrangements are melodic adaptations of the song of Musician Wren.

Ray Lema & Laurent de Wilde - Wheels (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

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Ray Lema & Laurent de Wilde - Wheels (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Ray Lema & Laurent de Wilde - Wheels (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Front Cover & Digital Booklet | Time - 45:07 minutes | 719 MB
Contemporary Jazz | Label: Gazebo, Official Digital Download

This project showcases a union between two artists expressing their infinite love of the piano after years of joint concerts and international collaboration.

Ruby Rushton - Gideon's Way (EP) (2021) [Official Digital Download]

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Ruby Rushton - Gideon's Way (EP) (2021) [Official Digital Download]

Ruby Rushton - Gideon's Way (EP) (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 20:06 minutes | 213 MB
Jazz-Funk, Fusion | Label: 22a, Official Digital Download

Ruby Rushton return to 22a with a four track album teaser combining a fusion of sounds from across the jazz spectrum in their own distinctive style. The band have forged an instantly recognisable sound since their debut release ‘Two For Joy’ back in 2015, hitting the sweet spot by simultaneously sounding classic and forward-thinking.

Seigen Ono Quintet - Dragonfish Live (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

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Seigen Ono Quintet - Dragonfish Live (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Seigen Ono Quintet - Dragonfish Live (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 69:07 minutes | 773 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Modern Creative, Ethnic Fusion | Label: Saidera Records, Official Digital Download

Seigen Ono is a composer, musician, recording and mastering engineer. For over 40 years, he has engineered for renowned artists such as Ryuichi Sakamoto (Merry Christmas Mr.Lawrence/1983), Sadao Watanabe, Manhattan Transfer, Joe Jackson, The Lounge Lizards, Arto Lindsay, John Zorn, and David Sylvian.

Shawn Maxwell - Expectation and Experience (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Shawn Maxwell - Expectation and Experience (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Shawn Maxwell - Expectation and Experience (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 46:11 minutes | 870 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Fusion | Label: Jazzline, Official Digital Download

Seventeen compositions written during a global pandemic. Recorded remotely – thirty musicians, individually, most in their own homes. A lot happened during this year, personally, professionally, nationally, globally. This music represents my thoughts on and reactions to these events: 2020 in hindsight.

Nicola Alesini & Saro Cosentino - Cities (2021) [Official Digital Download]

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Nicola Alesini & Saro Cosentino - Cities (2021) [Official Digital Download]

Nicola Alesini & Saro Cosentino - Cities (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 31:11 minutes | 317 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Ethnic Fusion | Label: M.P. & Records, Official Digital Download

An unreleased album for an unusual duo of great artists: Nicola Alesini and Saro Cosentino, who set to music an ideal map where a journey unfolds through seven cities, each of which with its own and unique characteristics and each of which with a multifaceted complexity , sometimes like a sparkling diamond but harmful like a sharp razor.

Richard X Bennett - R X B 3 (feat. Adam Armstrong & Julian Edmond) (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

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Richard X Bennett - R X B 3 (feat. Adam Armstrong & Julian Edmond) (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Richard X Bennett - R X B 3 (feat. Adam Armstrong & Julian Edmond) (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 50:18 minutes | 562 MB
Contemporary Jazz | Label: Ubuntu Music, Official Digital Download

The inspirations for Richard X Bennett’s lively work evolve from a wide range of unlikely sources, from contemporary visual art to ancient metaphysics influenced by years performing in India, where he recorded a series of critically acclaimed raga-jazz albums for Times Music, India’s largest record label.

Girls In Airports - Leap (2021) [Official Digital Download]

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Girls In Airports - Leap (2021) [Official Digital Download]

Girls In Airports - Leap (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 54:55 minutes | 557 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Modern Creative | Label: Kaja Records, Official Digital Download

Girls in Airports has been described as ‘a unique blend of Nordic jazz lyricism, indie-rock influences and sounds from around the world’.

Portico Quartet - Terrain (2021) [Official Digital Download]

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Portico Quartet - Terrain (2021) [Official Digital Download]

Portico Quartet - Terrain (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 38:45 minutes | 436 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Nu Jazz, Ambient | Label: Gondwana Records, Official Digital Download

Portico Quartet announce Terrain, a three-part suite drawing on American minimalism and ambient music alongside their own rich heritage as they explore new musical vistas.

Paul Jarret & Jim Black - Ghost Songs (feat. Jozef Dumoulin & Julien Pontvianne) (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

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Paul Jarret & Jim Black - Ghost Songs (feat. Jozef Dumoulin & Julien Pontvianne) (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Paul Jarret & Jim Black - Ghost Songs (feat. Jozef Dumoulin & Julien Pontvianne) (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 58:09 minutes | 656 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Modern Creative | Label: Neuklang, Official Digital Download

Paul Jarret and Jim Black have two things in common: a strong taste for adventure in improvisation (c.f. the so-called 'free music' genres), and both are steeped in 90's indie-rock culture.

Ilugdin Trio - My Story (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Ilugdin Trio - My Story (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Ilugdin Trio - My Story (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 43:58 minutes | 796 MB
Contemporary Jazz | Label: Jazzist, Official Digital Download

Dmitry entered the ranks of Russia’s leading jazz pianists while still at the Gnessins Russian Academy of Music in late 1990s, when he joined Arsenal, the legendary Russian jazz rock fusion group where he worked for ten years.

Vincent Meissner Trio - Bewegtes Feld (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Vincent Meissner Trio - Bewegtes Feld (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Vincent Meissner Trio - Bewegtes Feld (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Front Cover & Digital Booklet | Time - 45:37 minutes | 911 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Modern Creative | Label: ACT Music, Official Digital Download

It is hard to believe it as one listens to this album: pianist Vincent Meissner is just twenty years old. The drummer in the trio, incidentally, is even younger. Recognition for this major talent has started to grow, however, and the prizes are rolling in.

Lars Danielsson Liberetto - Cloudland (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Lars Danielsson Liberetto - Cloudland (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Lars Danielsson Liberetto - Cloudland (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Front Cover & Digital Booklet | Time - 48:09 minutes | 977 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Modern Creative | Label: ACT Music, Official Digital Download

Good things are worth waiting for. Lars Danielsson had recorded just a few tracks for a new Liberetto album in late 2019. So, when a window appeared in September 2020 between the lockdowns across Europe, he seized the opportunity to bring his fellow band-members back to his studio near Gothenburg to finish what they had started.