Modern Studies

Brad Mehldau, Kevin Hays - Modern Music (2011) {Nonesuch}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at July 8, 2014
Brad Mehldau, Kevin Hays - Modern Music (2011) {Nonesuch}

Brad Mehldau, Kevin Hays - Modern Music (2011) {Nonesuch}
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© 2011 Nonesuch Records | 7559-79544-9
Classical / Avant-Garde / Modern Composition

Modern Music, the collaborative recording between longtime colleagues and jazz pianists Brad Mehldau and Kevin Hays, and composer and arranger Patrick Zimmerli (a mutual friend of both) is startling for its deep reliance on modern classical technique and arrangements. Certainly, Mehldau is known for dabbling in all sorts of music, from pop to classical on his recordings and in live performance. Hays, too, has branched out in recent years, from his signature, intelligent, hard swinging post-bop approach to include compositions with modern classical touches, such as those found on Piano Works, Vol. III. Zimmerli, who wrote the charts for this session, played saxophone in his younger years.

Modern Jazz Quartet - A Morning In Paris (2008) [2CD]  Music

Posted by ruskaval at May 12, 2010
Modern Jazz Quartet - A Morning In Paris (2008) [2CD]

Modern Jazz Quartet - A Morning In Paris (2008) [2CD]
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© 2008 Le Chant du Monde / Harmonia Mundi | 274 1603/04
Jazz / Cool / Bop


Modern Jazz Quartet - A Morning In Paris (2008) [2CD]

Pianist/composer/musical director John Lewis, vibraphonist Milt Jackson, drummer Kenny Clarke (later replaced by Connie Kay), and bassist Percy Heath formed the Modern Jazz Quartet in the mid 1950s and were still together in the mid '90s (after a six-year break). The group's popular chamber-jazz sound was informed by Lewis's extensive studies in European compositional techniques. Jackson died in 1999, definitively closing the book on the long-lived, enormously influential quartet.
Steve Vai - Modern Primitive & Passion And Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition (2016) {2CD Digipak}

Steve Vai - Modern Primitive & Passion And Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition (2016) {2CD Digipak}
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© 1990, 2016 Epic Records / Legacy / Sony Music | 88985309092
Rock / Instrumental Rock / Guitar Virtuoso / Hard Rock

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Passion and Warfare comes a special 2CD edition of the album which includes the first-ever release of Vai's Modern Primitive songs and recordings. Based on song sketches and works-in-progress penned, and recorded, by Vai following the release of Flex-Able, the artist's debut album, in January 1984, the music on Modern Primitive has been completed by Steve for release as a full album bonus disc in the Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition. Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition was remastered from the original ½" Ampex 456 30ips analog master tapes.

Linda Draper - Modern Day Decay (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Dec. 6, 2016
Linda Draper - Modern Day Decay (2016)

Linda Draper - Modern Day Decay (2016)
Folk, Acoustic, Singer-Songwriter | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:41:34 | 101 MB
Label: Linda Draper | Release Year: 2016

Linda Draper released eighth full-length album of original material called Modern Day Decay. The recording for the new album took place this winter LIVE in the studio in New York City. The new album will feature Jeff Eyrich (Tim Buckley, Bette Midler, Tanya Tucker) on bass and Eric Puente (Grand Slambovians) on drums and percussion. Modern Day Decay will be produced by the inimitable songwriter/producer Matt Reating. Modern Day Decay will be professionally mastered once again by Roman Vail at Joe Lammbert Mastering (Roman did a fantastic job of mastering my previous album).

Patricia Barber - Modern Cool (1998) [MFSL, UDSACD 2003]  Music

Posted by v3122 at Nov. 29, 2016
Patricia Barber - Modern Cool (1998) [MFSL, UDSACD 2003]

Patricia Barber - Modern Cool (1998)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2002 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDSACD 2003 | ~ 398 or 184 Mb | Scans Included
Jazz, Post Bop, Contemporary Jazz, Vocal

The dark, smoky voice of Patricia Barber is quite haunting. On Modern Cool, she mostly sings downbeat songs at slow tempos. All but three songs are her own originals, and they deal with such subject matter as an "homage to beauty" that seems to connect painting one's face with prostitution, loneliness, mindless conformity, the "Postmodern Blues," and other such topics…
Barney Kessel - Live At The Jazz Mill 1954 (2016) {Modern Harmonic MHCD-007}

Barney Kessel - Live At The Jazz Mill 1954 (2016) {Modern Harmonic MHCD-007}
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© 1954, 2016 Modern Harmonic / Sundazed Music | MHCD-007
Jazz / Bop / Cool / Guitar

A fantastic addition to the Barney Kessel catalog of the 50s – a never-heard live set that has the guitarist in form that's every bit as strong as his famous albums for Contemporary Records! In fact, the strength of the recording may well capture Kessel at a level that beats those sessions – as Barney's playing live, with a bit more bite – and really grabs us with the strong tone on his solos – and the sense of energy he gets in a quartet that also includes a young Pete Jolly on piano! The recording quality is excellent – crystal-clear, and very focused – and the set isn't one of those lost tapes that should have stayed "lost" – but instead a real lost chapter in Barney's tremendous career.
The Modern Jazz Quartet - Blues At Carnegie Hall (1966) [1994, MFSL 24-Karat Gold, UDCD 596]

The Modern Jazz Quartet - Blues At Carnegie Hall (1966) [1994, MFSL 24 K Gold, UDCD 596]
Jazz, Post Bop | EAC Rip | WavPack, Img+CUE+LOG+Full Scans-300dpi (JPEG) | 41:23 Min | 236,25 Mb
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (USA) | Released: 1994-01-09 (1966-04-27)

Blues at Carnegie Hall is a live album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded at Carnegie Hall in 1966 at a benefit concert presented by The Manhattan School of Music and released on the Atlantic label.
Art Pepper ‎- Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classics) (1959) [MFSL, MFCD 805]

Art Pepper ‎- Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classics) (1959)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1991 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, MFCD 805 | ~ 238 or 102 Mb | Scans Included
Bop, Big Band, Cool Jazz

This is a true classic. Altoist Art Pepper is joined by an 11-piece band playing Marty Paich arrangements of a dozen jazz standards from the bop and cool jazz era. Trumpeter Jack Sheldon has a few solos, but the focus is very much on the altoist who is in peak form for this period…
Various Artists - From Modern Jazz To New Thing (1957-1959) - La Grande Histoire Du Jazz Vol. 4 (2010) {Box 25CD - 100 of 100}

Various Artists - From Modern Jazz To New Thing (1957-1959) - La Grande Histoire Du Jazz Vol. 4 (2010) {Box 25CD - 100 of 100}
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© 2010 Le Chant du Monde | 574 1975.99
Jazz / Hard Bop / Modal Music / Third Stream

An epic 100 CD chronological documentation of the history of jazz music from 1898 to 1959, housed in four boxed sets. Each box contains 25 slipcase CDs, a booklet (up to 186 pages) and an index. The booklets contain extensive notes (Eng/Fr) with recording dates and line-ups. 31 hours of music in each box, totalling 1677 tracks Each track has been restored and mastered from original sources.
Renaud Capuçon - Renaud Capuçon plays Three Modern Concertos (2016)

Renaud Capuçon - Renaud Capuçon plays Three Modern Concertos (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:05:40 | 150 MB
Label: Erato

Firmly established as one of the world’s greatest violinists, Renaud Capuçon career both on the stage and as a recording artist has spanned a wide gamut of concerto repertoire, chamber music and recitals. He has a reputation for impeccable performances and fine interpretations of classics and lesser-known repertoire, from his most recent albums with critically-acclaimed readings of the Bach Violin Concertos and the Vasks Violin Concerto, and a recital disc with Khatia Buniatishvili, to the Beethoven / Korngold and Brahms/Berg concertos, Renaud has become known for the breadth of his repertoire, his world-class chamber music partners, and the quality of his playing.