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Hugh Masekela - Hugh Masekela (Live) (2018)

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Hugh Masekela - Hugh Masekela (Live) (2018)

Hugh Masekela - Hugh Masekela (Live) (2018)
WEB FLAC (Tracks) - 800 MB | Cover | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 343 MB | 02:29:49
Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Soul-Jazz, Afrobeat | Label: Universal Music

Born in South Africa in 1939, flugelhorn, trumpet, and cornet virtuoso Hugh Masekela was inspired by American jazz as a young boy and served an extensive apprenticeship with some of his homeland's musical giants. In 1959, he and pianist Dollar Brand (aka Abdullah Ibrahim) formed the legendary Jazz Epistles, but after a brutal government crackdown on political opposition, Masekela and a host of other artists and intellectuals fled the country. A long but fruitful period followed, during which he worked with Yehudi Menuhin, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Harry Belefonte, Miriam Makeba (his ex-wife), Herb Alpert, and Paul Simon, consolidating his reputation abroad.

Mike LeDonne - AwwlRIGHT! (2015) {Savant SCD2148}

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Mike LeDonne - AwwlRIGHT! (2015) {Savant SCD2148}

Mike LeDonne - AwwlRIGHT! (2015) {Savant SCD2148}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 411 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 131 Mb
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© 2015 Savant Records | SCD 2148
Jazz / Post Bop / Soul Jazz / Organ Hammond B-3

On AwwlRight!, his eighth outing at the Hammond B3 for Savant Records, pianist-turned-organist Mike LeDonne uses the same personnel and prescription that have worked so well for him in the past, guiding his sure-handed Groover Quartet through its paces in a series of bracing tunes that are all but guaranteed to quicken the mind and enliven the soul of anyone who admires and appreciates robust and well-designed contemporary jazz.

John Patton Quintet - This One's For Ja (1996) {DIW Records Japan - DIW-919}

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John Patton Quintet - This One's For Ja (1996) {DIW Records Japan - DIW-919}

John Patton Quintet - This One's For Ja (1996) {DIW Records Japan - DIW-919}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 323 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 128 Mb
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© 1996 DIW Records Japan | DIW-919
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Hard Bop / Organ Hammond B-3

On the third album of his '90s comeback, Big John Patton chooses to create a relaxed vibe, smoothly grooving through a surprising choice of material. Most of the record consists of challenging songs like Coltrane's "Syeeda's Song Flute" and Grachan Moncur III's "Sonny's Back," which gives Patton – as well as his supporting band, featuring guitarist Ed Cherry and tenor saxophonist Dave Hubbard – the chance to create intricate yet accessible music. This is music that can be heard as simply a good groove yet it rewards careful listening. This One's for J.A. again confirms that Patton has made one of the rare comebacks in jazz, one that does justice to his earlier work.

Eddie Russ - Fresh Out (1974) {Soul Jazz Records USCD46 rel 2012}

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Eddie Russ - Fresh Out (1974) {Soul Jazz Records USCD46 rel 2012}

Eddie Russ - Fresh Out (1974) {Soul Jazz Records USCD46 rel 2012}
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© 1974, 2012 Jazz Masters / Soul Jazz Records | US CD46
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Jazz Funk / Indie Funk / Electric Piano

A landmark bit of indie funk from the 70s – one of the few records cut by Detroit keyboardist Eddie Russ, and easily the best! The album features Russ going to town on electric piano – working with a hip combo called The Mixed Bag, which features some wicked work on flute and soprano sax by Larry Nozero – and a vibe that's a lot more laidback than standard funk, or even more mainstream jazz funk too – a sweet open groove that's mighty nice all the way through! The album's really a showcase for Nozero and Russ' solos – trading back and forth effortlessly over long tunes that roll along in a sweet electric-tinged groove – long vamping rhythms that really seem to drive both players onto new heights.

Earl Klugh - Heart String (1978) {BN 23546}

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Earl Klugh - Heart String (1978) {BN 23546}

Earl Klugh - Heart String (1978) {BN 23546}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 600dpi | 226 MB + 3% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 98MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Smooth Jazz, Jazz Funk

Earl Klugh has made many good albums, but for me Heart String has such a warm, intimate feeling to it… every song touches your heart in a different way. It will always be my favorite !!!

Yellowjackets - Greenhouse (1991) {GRD-9630}

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Yellowjackets - Greenhouse (1991) {GRD-9630}

Yellowjackets - Greenhouse (1991) {GRD-9630}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 300 dpi | 326MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 145MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion

The Yellowjackets' first release for GRP, Greenhouse, is a real gas. The disc starts innocently enough with "Freedomland," the kind of smart smooth jazz song that marked The Spin. It's on the following "Greenhouse" that listeners glimpse a change in the air: Strings (!) set the stage for dreamy, exotic jazz that melts in your mind, music that goes well beyond similar experiments on earlier Yellowjackets sessions. From this point on, the band travels back in time: Russell Ferrante's piano, the understated rhythm section, and Bob Mintzer's saxophones (Marc Russo had left, though Mintzer wasn't an "official" member yet) smoke with the fire of cool jazz.

Yellowjackets - Club Nocturne (1998) {Warner}

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Yellowjackets - Club Nocturne (1998) {Warner}

Yellowjackets - Club Nocturne (1998) {Warner 9362-47031-2}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 300dpi | 346MB + 5% Recovery
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Genre: Fusion

CLUB NOCTURNE was nominated for a 1999 Grammy for Best Contemporary Jazz Album.

Earl Klugh - Crazy For You (1981) {BN 48387}

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Earl Klugh - Crazy For You (1981) {BN 48387}

Earl Klugh - Crazy For You (1981) {BN 48387}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 600dpi | 200 MB + 3% Recovery
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Genre: Smooth Jazz, Jazz Funk

Earl Klugh's music is as refreshing as a cool breeze on a muggy summer day. This set produced by Klugh and co-produced by Roland Wilson displays Earl's guitar virtuosity and his composing skills. A grand orchestra used on some cuts never overshadows the tight rhythm section comprising various players, with Phil Upchurch and Greg Phillingames being the most prominent.

Earl Klugh - Dream Come True (1980) {EMI 748388}

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Earl Klugh - Dream Come True (1980) {EMI 748388}

Earl Klugh - Dream Come True (1980) {EMI 748388}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 600dpi | 210 MB + 3% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 91MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Smooth Jazz, Jazz Funk

Dream Come True" brings on the funk, as well as beautiful ballads, light calypso touches, even a little countrified soul complete with steel guitar. Simply stated, this is my favorite Earl Klugh album in a long line of quality work.

Earl Klugh - Earl Klugh (1976) {Blue Note 477543}

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Earl Klugh - Earl Klugh (1976) {Blue Note 477543}

Earl Klugh - Earl Klugh (1976) {Blue Note 477543}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 600dpi | 309 MB + 3% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 128MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz-Funk, Smooth Jazz

Earl Klugh's debut album in 1976 launched two careers: Klugh's and the production team of Dave Grusin and Larry Rosen. With subtle funk of Grusin, Lee Ritenour and Harvey Mason under him, Klugh's impeccable acoustic guitar took flight. Material ranges from originals by Klugh and Grusin to pop tunes like "Laughter In The Rain" to Bill Evans's "Waltz For Debby." This title is newly remastered, the album now includes three bonus tracks made in 1977.

Didier Levallet - Swing String System (1978/2002)

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Didier Levallet - Swing String System (1978/2002)

Didier Levallet - Swing String System (1978/2002)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 233.69 Mb | 36:45 | Scans included
Post-Bop, Jazz-Funk, Contemporary Jazz | Country: France | Label: Evidence, Frémeaux & Associés - FA 449

19 July 1944, Arcy sur Cure, France. Levallet is largely a self-taught bass player who studied journalism at L’Ecole Superieure de Journalisme de Lille (1963-66) and went on for a short time to study bass at Lille Conservatory. He moved to Paris in 1969 and played with a wide range of local and visiting musicians including Ted Curson, Hank Mobley, Mal Waldron and Johnny Griffin. He worked with the free-jazz quartet Perception through the 70s and worked in the USA with tenor saxophonist Byard Lancaster (1974-76).

Gene Harris - Nexus (1975) {Blue Note}

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Gene Harris - Nexus (1975) {Blue Note}

Gene Harris - Nexus (1975) {Blue Note}
EAC 1.0b1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 300dpi | 258MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Jazz-Funk

One of the most accessible of all jazz pianists, Gene Harris' soulful style (influenced by Oscar Peterson and containing the blues-iness of a Junior Mance) was immediately likable and predictably excellent. After playing in an Army band (1951-1954), he formed a trio with bassist Andy Simpkins and drummer Bill Dowdy which was, by 1956, known as the Three Sounds. The group was quite popular, and recorded regularly during 1956-1970 for Blue Note and Verve. Although the personnel changed and the music became more R&B-oriented in the early '70s, Harris retained the Three Sounds name for his later Blue Note sets. He retired to Boise, ID, in 1977, and was largely forgotten when Ray Brown persuaded him to return to the spotlight in the early '80s. Harris worked for a time with the Ray Brown Trio and led his own quartets in the years to follow, recording regularly for Concord and heading the Phillip Morris Superband on a few tours; 1998's Tribute to Count Basie even earned a Grammy nomination.

Fridrik Karlsson - Point Blank (1991) {SPH Records}

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Fridrik Karlsson - Point Blank (1991) {SPH Records}

Fridrik Karlsson - Point Blank (1991) {SPH Records}
EAC 0.99pb3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 400dpi | 293MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 120MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Jazz-Funk

Friðrik Karlsson is an Icelandic musician and songwriter. He studied classical and jazz/rock guitar and had success with the group Mezzoforte in 1983 with the U.K. top 20 hit, "Garden Party". He has contributed to the soundtracks of musicals such as Jesus Christ Superstar and Saturday Night Fever and to that of movies such as Evita and Hercules.

Fela Anikulapo Kuti - Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense (1980) {Wrasse Records WRASS051 rel 2010}

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Fela Anikulapo Kuti - Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense (1980) {Wrasse Records WRASS051 rel 2010}

Fela Anikulapo Kuti - Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense (1980) {Wrasse Records WRASS051 rel 2010}
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© 1980, 2010 Knitting Factory Records / Wrasse Records | WRASS051
Jazz / Afro Beat / Afro Pop / Jazz Funk / World Fusion

With production help from Wally Badarou, Fela Anikulapo Kuti offers up an interesting mix of songs (well, two to be exact) in both vocal and instrumental versions. Most compelling is the track "Look and Laugh," which details the attack by Nigerian soldiers on his Kalakuta compound. With simple lyrics, Fela runs down the horror of that attack in a detached, almost journalistic manner: "Till dem come/burn my house/burn my house/all my property/burn burn dem/beat beat me/kill my mama."

Wilton Felder - Forever, Always (1993) {PAR}

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Wilton Felder - Forever, Always (1993) {PAR}

Wilton Felder - Forever, Always (1993) {PAR}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC Image level 8 | Cue+Log | Full Scans 300dpi | 307MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 117MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz-Funk, Smooth Jazz

Wilton been blowin since the days of the Crusaders. All of them are super stars. This joint is jazzy and smooth.