John Fuller

Curtis Fuller - Keep It Simple (2005) {Savant SCD 2062 rec 2003}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at June 30, 2017
Curtis Fuller - Keep It Simple (2005) {Savant SCD 2062 rec 2003}

Curtis Fuller - Keep It Simple (2005) {Savant SCD 2062 rec 2003}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 336 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 134 Mb | Artwork | 5% repair rar
© 2003, 2005 Savant Records | SCD 2062
Jazz / Hard Bop / Trombone

aking off from 2004's Up Jumped Spring, trombonist Curtis Fuller once again reunites with a former Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers alum for a set of standards and original compositions. Joining Fuller this time is tenor saxophonist Javon Jackson, who played with Blakey from the late '80s until the drummer's death in 1990. Together they reignite the fiery, soulful Jazz Messenger aesthetic on such standout Fuller tunes as the John Coltrane-influenced "Maze" and the swinging hard boppish "A La Mode." Backing Fuller here is pianist Doug Carn, bassist Rodney Jordan, and drummer Fritz Wise.
John Coltrane - Blue Train (1957) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81001}

John Coltrane - Blue Train (1957) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81001}
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© 1957, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note / Capitol | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81001
Jazz / Hard Bop / Saxophone

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and 24bit remastering. Includes an alternate take of "Blue Train" for the first time in the world. Although never formally signed, an oral agreement between John Coltrane and Blue Note Records founder Alfred Lion was indeed honored on Blue Train – Coltrane's only collection of sides as a principal artist for the venerable label. The disc is packed solid with sonic evidence of Coltrane's innate leadership abilities. He not only addresses the tunes at hand, but also simultaneously reinvents himself as a multifaceted interpreter of both hard bop as well as sensitive balladry – touching upon all forms in between.
John Eliot Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists, Derek Lee Ragin, Sylvia McNair - Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice [2012/1991]

Gluck - Orfeo ed Euridice (John Eliot Gardiner, Derek Lee Ragin, Sylvia McNair) [2012/1991]
Classical | DECCA 478 3425 | TT: 88.53 | EAC (flac, cue, log) | Covers | 393 Mb

…Gardiner's account of the Vienna Orfeo ed Euridice is peerless. One soon loses all sense of its being a period-instrument performance at all, so profound, at times overwhelming is its impact - so utterly right. In detail after detail - hauntingly poetic offstage instrumental complement, perfectly positioned in the drama (and perfectly captured by the excellent Philips recording); superbly stirring brass playing, which makes every entry a dramatic event; choral singing extraordinarily light in weight yet rich in emotional substance; exquisitely refined dance movements - and in sustainment of a delicately tenebrous, uniquely Gluckian atmosphere throughout, Gardiner's command of an opera championed since his first London concert performance, 21 years ago, is revealed as simply larger and fuller than almost anyone else's. The set was studio-made after many concerthall performances by exactly the same forces, and in recording terms it achieves the best of all worlds -the vitality of a live event married to the precision of a recording. – Gramophone [1997]

John Pizzarelli - Double Exposure (2012)  Music

Posted by SuniR at Jan. 22, 2017
John Pizzarelli - Double Exposure (2012)

John Pizzarelli - Double Exposure (2012)
EAC | FLAC (log,image+cue) -> 314 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans -> 95 Mb
Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Swing | Label: Telarc, TEL-33221-02 | 2012 | 00:54:26

On this album, jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli pays simultaneous tribute to the pop music of his adolescence (Steely Dan, Billy Joel, the Allman Brothers, Elvis Costello) and the jazz tradition in which he, as a member of the celebrated Pizzarelli dynasty, was steeped from his earliest years. The album title refers to the fact that the program takes classic pop songs and puts them in jazz settings: thus you'll hear a cool bossa nova arrangement of Joni Mitchell's "Free Man in Paris," a completely natural lounge-lizard setting of Tom Waits' "Drunk on the Moon," and a hard-swinging, boppish version of James Taylor's "Traffic Jam" that sounds like it was written for the Manhattan Transfer and incorporates the Joe Henderson composition "The Kicker."
John Lee & Gerry Brown - Bamboo Madness (1974) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}

John Lee & Gerry Brown - Bamboo Madness (1974) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
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© 1974, 2015 Limetree / Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6419
Jazz / Neo Bop / Fusion / Drums / Bass / Flute

Reissue with the latest remastering and the original cover artwork. Comes with a description written in Japanese. A sweet 70s set from the ultra-hip rhythm duo of bassist John Lee and drummer Gerry Brown – working here in a European setting with loads of great reed work to support the "bamboo" vibe of the title! Flute player Chris Hinze blows both bamboo and regular flute – and the feel of the set is like some of his excellent fusion dates from the same time – but the record also has lots of great work from Gary Bartz on alto and soprano sax, plus some keyboards from Hubert Eaves and Jasper Van'T Hof – two very different players who balance out the mood nicely. Some tracks are full-on fusion, but they're offset by mellower, more introspective passages – of the sort that really let the reed players come out strongly – and titles include "Jua", "Rise On", "Who Can See The Shadow Of The Moon", "Infinite Jones", and "Deliverance".

Samuel Fuller: Interviews (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at Dec. 20, 2016
Samuel Fuller: Interviews (repost)

Samuel Fuller: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers) by Gerald Peary
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1617033065 | 160 pages | PDF | 0,8 MB

John Coltrane - Blue Train (1957) [MFSL, UDCD 547] Repost  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 3, 2016
John Coltrane - Blue Train (1957) [MFSL, UDCD 547] Repost

John Coltrane - Blue Train (1957)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1991 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 547 | ~ 292 or 104 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 33 Mb
Jazz, Post Bop

Although never formally signed, an oral agreement between John Coltrane and Blue Note Records founder Alfred Lion was indeed honored on Blue Train – Coltrane's only collection of sides as a principal artist for the venerable label. The disc is packed solid with sonic evidence of Coltrane's innate leadership abilities…

Curtis Fuller - Down Home (2012)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Nov. 17, 2016
Curtis Fuller - Down Home (2012)

Curtis Fuller - Down Home (2012)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 65:01 min | 149 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Capri

The trombone can be smoothly seductive, raucous, rasping or cheekily fruity by turn. Curtis Fuller is a master of the instrument, a veteran of six decades of top flight jazz who is still full of creativity as a player and writer. Featuring his regular sextet, Down Home is an absolutely delightful recording—a sophisticated collection of tunes performed with a real sense of joy. Fuller's place in jazz history was assured with his appearance on saxophonist John Coltrane's Blue Train (Blue Note, 1957), at the age of 22.
John Hicks Trio - I'll Give You Something To Remember Me By... (1987) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Series}

John Hicks Trio - I'll Give You Something To Remember Me By… (1987) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
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© 1987, 2015 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6405
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano Trio

Reissue with the latest remastering and the original cover artwork. Comes with a description written in Japanese. John Hicks works in some really wonderful company here – a trio with bassist Curtis Lundy and drummer Idris Muhammad – both of whom really add a lot to the date! We're always big fans of Lundy's sound on bass – and his approach here has the same warm-rolling quality you'd find in his own best 80s work – really helping to push Hicks' lyrical agenda on the piano with a rhythmic support that's tremendous. Muhammad's pretty great too – definitely on the understated side of his talents, that nicely subtle sound he developed in the 80s – and Hicks, as always, is more than a cut above most of his contemporaries, and continues a long legacy of extremely soulful work on the keys of the piano.
Curtis Fuller - Soul Trombone / Cabin In The Sky (1961-62) {Impulse! 2-on-1 Series Remaster rel 2011}

Curtis Fuller - Soul Trombone / Cabin In The Sky (1961-62) {Impulse! 2-on-1 Series Remaster rel 2011}
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© 1961-62, 2011 Impulse! / Verve / Universal Music | 06007 5334879
Jazz / Hard Bop / Progressive Jazz / Triombone

This budget two-fer in Impulse's 2011 reissue series offers trombonist Curtis Fuller's first two releases for the label, both recorded in 1961; they are his 18th and 19th overall. The first, Soul Trombone, recorded in November, is aptly titled and places Fuller as the leader of a stellar band that includes pianist Cedar Walton, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath, Granville T. Hogan on drums, and either Jimmy Cobb or Jymie Merritt on bass. Of the six track on the set, three are originals, and they include the stellar hard bop offering "The Clan," the swinging "Newdles," and the breezy "Ladies Night." Two standard ballads here, "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning," and Stan Getz's arrangement of "Dear Old Stockholm," are also beautifully delivered.