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SFJazz Collective - SFJazz Collective 2 (2006)

Posted By: gribovar
SFJazz Collective - SFJazz Collective 2 (2006)

SFJazz Collective - SFJazz Collective 2 (2006)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 489 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 178 MB | Covers - 112 MB
Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Nonesuch Records (7559-79930-2)

SF Jazz Collective wowed critics and jazz fans alike with their debut offering on Nonesuch. Pared from a triple disc offered on their website to a single CD, it was the first to showcase the group's M.O.: to pick one jazz composer per season, focus on reinterpreting that work for octet, and showcase for the writing of individual members - one song by each - and record it all. Their debut, SF Jazz Collective, focused on the tunes of Ornette Coleman and was stellar in every way. The Collective went through some personnel changes in their second season: bassist Robert Hurst was replaced by Matt Penman, drummer Brian Blade by Eric Harland, and trombonist Josh Roseman by Isaac Smith. Returning are pianist Renee Rosnes, saxophonists Miguel Zenón and Joshua Redman (the group's artistic director), trumpeter Nicholas Payton, and the legendary vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson…

SFJazz Collective - SFJazz Collective (2005)

Posted By: gribovar
SFJazz Collective - SFJazz Collective (2005)

SFJazz Collective - SFJazz Collective (2005)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 477 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 174 MB | Covers - 130 MB
Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Nonesuch Records (7559-79866-2)

In its admirable quest to issue fine recordings regardless of genre or outward commercial appeal, Nonesuch Records has released a live disc of the exciting, cross-generational SF Jazz Collective. This self-titled set is taken from a triple-CD collection available only through its website. The band is a who's who of jazz talent, and includes the venerable vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, trumpeter Nicholas Payton, saxophonists Joshua Redman (the group's artistic director), and Miguel Zenón, drummer Brian Blade, pianist Renee Rosnes, bassist Robert Hurst and trombonist Josh Roseman, with arrangements by Gil Goldstein. The group picks the work of a jazz composer's top study every year, and for 2004 it was Ornette Coleman…