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Dontae Winslow & Winslow Dynasty - Enter The Dynasty (2014)  Music

Posted by mark70 at March 8, 2014
Dontae Winslow & Winslow Dynasty - Enter The Dynasty (2014)

Dontae Winslow & Winslow Dynasty - Enter The Dynasty (2014)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 72:48 min | 167 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Winslow Dynasty

It seems that one need only bat an eyelash to miss out on some of the heavy young musicians that are coming down the pike, let alone the ones who've become pretty well-established. A case in point is a young trumpeter / producer / rapper / educator Dontae Winslow. Though he appeared on recordings by Hugh Ragin's Trumpet Ensemble (Fanfare and Fiesta, Justin Time, 2001) and Roy Hargrove & the RH Factor (Hard Groove, Verve Records, 2003) over a decade ago, Enter the Dynasty is only Winslow's fourth album as a leader.
George Thorogood And The Destroyers - The Dirty Dozen (2009) Repost / New Rip

George Thorogood And The Destroyers - The Dirty Dozen (2009)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 376 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 134 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Boogie Rock, Blues Rock, Rock & Roll | Capitol Records #509996 84082 20

The Dirty Dozen is the fourteenth studio album from blues rock artist George Thorogood and the Destroyers. The album was released on July 28, 2009. The Dirty Dozen reached #1 on the Billboard Top Blues Albums and was on the chart for 11 weeks. The album includes six new songs (1-6) and six classic favorites (7-12), including three tracks that were previously out-of-print in the U.S.
George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Half A Boy / Half A Man (1999)

George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Half A Boy / Half A Man (1999)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 340 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 112 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 48 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Boogie Rock, Blues Rock, Rock & Roll | SPV Recordings #SPV 085-29552 CD

Half a Boy/Half a Man is the eleventh studio album by George Thorogood and the Destroyers. It was released on April 13, 1999 on the CMC International label. The album peaked at #24 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart. George Thorogood is an American musician, singer and songwriter from Wilmington, Delaware. His "high-energy boogie-blues" sound became a staple of 1980s rock radio, with hits like his original songs "Bad to the Bone" and "I Drink Alone". He has also helped popularize older songs by American icons, such as "Move It on Over", "Who Do You Love?", and "House Rent Boogie/One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer", which continue to get heavy airplay on classic rock radio…

George Petrou, Camerata Stuttgart - Handel: Oreste (2004)  Music

Posted by ArlegZ at Oct. 16, 2017
George Petrou, Camerata Stuttgart - Handel: Oreste (2004)

George Petrou, Camerata Stuttgart - Handel: Oreste (2004)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 627 Mb | Total time: 76:39+68:51 | Scans included
Classical | Label: MDG | # 609 1273-2 | Recorded: 2004

Ever the recycler, Handel cobbled together Oreste from parts of pre-existing scores for his 1734 season at Covent Garden. The work promptly disappeared from the repertory for the next 250 years – a fact that is both understandable, given that it's a less convincing result than his fully original operas, and a shame, since Handel's table scraps are still amongst the most entertaining morsels from the period. The present recording, by George Petrou, the Camerata Stuttgart, and a cast of mostly Greek singers, is its first complete performance on CD and an admirably realized production, characterized by polished, stylish singing and vivid orchestral playing. In style, sound, and dramatic pacing, Petrou's effort distinguishes itself as a fine entry in the Handelian opera catalog, and makes a compelling argument for the musical value of the piece itself.
George Petrou, Orchestra of Patras - Handel: Arianna in Creta (2005)

George Petrou, Orchestra of Patras - Handel: Arianna in Creta (2005)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 759 Mb | Total time: 54:25+67:56+41:33 | Scans included
Classical | Label: MDG | # 609 1375-2 | Recorded: 2005

In the winter of 1733-1734, the opera houses of London were abounding in Ariannas. In late December, Porpora's Arianna in Nasso was staged by the Opera of the Nobility. In late January, Handel's Arianna in Creta was staged by the composer's own opera company. Comparison, apparently, proved odious – and fatal: Porpora's Naxos Arianna has fallen from the repertoire while Handel's Cretan Arianna has barely hung on by her finger tips. This 2005 Greek performance with George Petrou leading the Orchestra of Patras is the work's first recording in decades – and, thankfully, it's quite fine. Most of the women soloists – and whether their characters are male or female, most of the parts here are sung by woman because most of the parts then were written for castratos – are terrific. Mata Katsuli is sweet but strong in the title role and Theodora Baka is especially effective and affecting as Alceste. The period instrument Orchestra of Patras is stylish, colorful, and lively, particularly the winds and brass playing in the finale. As captured in Musikproduktion Dabringhaus und Grimm characteristically crisp, deep, and detailed sound, this Arianna is well worth hearing by anyone who reveres the operas of the German-English composer.
(James Leonard)
George Benson - Body Talk (1973/2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

George Benson - Body Talk (1973/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 36:52 minutes | 1,46 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

With a title like Body Talk, and a lead-off track called "Dance," George Benson—a guitar-god-on-the-rise when this album originally hit shelves in 1973—makes it clear that this music is all about feeling the groove. While a good number of Benson projects on CTI benefited from Don Sebesky's arrangements, the guitarist needed a funkier feeling for this album, and Pee Wee Ellis was just the man to provide it. Ellis helped to create the sound that defined the music of James Brown in the late '60s, becoming an important presence as an arranger on Creed Taylor's Kudu imprint, making him the perfect person to tap for horn arrangements here.
Big George Brock - Heavyweight Blues (2007/2013) [DSD64 + Hi-Res FLAC]

Big George Brock - Heavyweight Blues (2007/2013)
DSD64 (.dsf) 1 bit/2,8 MHz | Time - 53:08 minutes | 1,41 GB
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 53:08 minutes | 1,05 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

From APO Records and Blue Heaven Studios…blues so raw and real they'll make you sore. There's no surprises here - just straight-ahead force. The songs are standards, some of 'em covered thousands of times. But NOBODY, that's a guaranteed NOBODY, comes closer to evoking the real feel of Muddy Waters or Howlin' Wolf than Big George Brock. His voice is as rich as fertile soil. But this isn't some imitation-contest record. Big George has got the goods all his own and has had 'em on display since the 1950s. He's a former Heavyweight boxer, and just like with the best of that sport, he'll gladly tell you what's coming. You still can't get out of the way.
George Li - Live at the Mariinsky (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

George Li - Live at the Mariinsky (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 68:39 minutes | 1.16 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This enthralling recital by the young American pianist George Li, silver medallist at the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition, marks his recording debut and launches a new relationship with Warner Classics. Captured at a live performance in the Mariinsky Concert Hall in St Petersburg, it presents a dramatically conceived programme of works by Haydn, Chopin, Rachmaninov and Liszt: a descent into deep darkness; re-emergence into the light, and a concluding, boisterous celebration.

Amanda Warecka - George Stratigis Photoshoot 2014  Girls

Posted by nrg at Oct. 11, 2017
Amanda Warecka - George Stratigis Photoshoot 2014

Amanda Warecka - George Stratigis Photoshoot 2014
8 jpg | up to 950*1425 | 1.74 MB
Polish model
George Guest, St John's College Choir, Roger Norrington, Schutz Choir - Pergolesi, Scarlatti, Bononcini: Stabat Mater (1995)

George Guest, St John's College Choir, Roger Norrington, Schütz Choir - Pergolesi, Scarlatti, Bononcini: Stabat Mater (1995)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 645 Mb | Total time: 141:57 | Scans included
Classical | Label: DECCA | # 443 868-2 | Recorded: 1966, 74, 78, 80

This anthology of devotional music from 18th-century Venice and Naples offers an interesting and varied programme. Best known is Pergolesi’s Stabat mater, but the settings by Domenico Scarlatti and Bononcini stand well in comparison. The motets by Lotti, Caldara and Alessandro Scarlatti are real discoveries; Norrington’s performances of the latter are particularly fine. Guest’s Pergolesi suffers from a focus of sound which makes the interpretation seem somewhat generalised. However, all these performances give pleasure, while the music is melodically fresh and rhythmically vital.
-Terry Barfoot