Lucky Me (1954)

Various Artists - Love Me or Leave Me: The Bethlehem Records Story 1958-1963 (2013) {3CD One Day Music DAY3CD040}

Various Artists - Love Me or Leave Me: The Bethlehem Records Story 1958-1963 (2013) {3CD One Day Music DAY3CD040}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 0.98 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 462 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 9 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1958-62, 2013 Bethlehem Records / One Day Music / Not Now Music | DAY3CD040
Jazz / Cool / Bop / Others

An excellent budget compilation of the wonderful Bethlehem Records label - what a roster of artists they had. Very good sound too. The Bethlehem label focused on jazz releases, and this set collects some great examples of jazz–vocally and instrumentally–between the years 1958-62. One look at the artists on this 60 track 2 CD set shows how many fine artists released music on the label. Like other collections from One Day Music, there's no booklet, only a short paragraph about the label and a few of the featured artists. The digitally remastered sound is good overall within the limits of recording styles of the era.
Miles Davis All Stars - Walkin' (1954) {2006 Prestige RVG Remasters Series}

Miles Davis All Stars - Walkin' (1954) {2006 Prestige RVG Remasters Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 213 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 90 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 160 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2006 Concord / Prestige | 0888072300088 | Prestige RVG Remasters Series | 24-bit remaster
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Trumpet

The undeniable strength and conviction present in Miles Davis' performance on Walkin', underscores the urgency and passion with which he would rightfully reclaim his status as a primary architect of bop. Davis is supported by his all-stars, consisting of his primary rhythm unit: Horace Silver (piano), Percy Heath (bass), and Kenny Clarke (drums). The sextet featured on the title track, as well as "Blue 'n' Boogie," adds the talents of J.J. Johnson (trombone) and Lucky Thompson (tenor sax). Davis' quintet includes the primary trio and Dave Schildkraut (alto sax). Perhaps not an instantly recognizable name, Schildkraut nonetheless made some notable contributions to Stan Kenton's Kenton Showcase EPs, concurrent with his work with Miles.
Carmen McRae - Carmen McRae (1954/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Carmen McRae - Carmen McRae (1954/2014) [MONO]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 22:16 minutes | 352 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Carmen McRae's debut was recorded in 1954, the same year she was awarded the title Best New Female Vocalist by DownBeat magazine. Accompanied by an all-star line up of musicians including Herbie Mann on flute and tenor saxophone, Wendell Marshall on bass and Kenny Clarke on drums, this auspicious debut set up the rest of McRae's successful career which would see her record more than 60 albums, garner multiple Grammy nominations and appear in films and on television.

Ella Fitzgerald - 1945-1954 [6CD, Classics Records]  Music

Posted by v3122 at March 3, 2015
Ella Fitzgerald - 1945-1954 [6CD, Classics Records]

Ella Fitzgerald - 1945-1954
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1998-2005 | Classics Records | ~ 1084 or 949 Mb | Scans Included
Vocal Jazz / Swing

"The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz singer of all time (although some may vote for Sarah Vaughan or Billie Holiday). Blessed with a beautiful voice and a wide range, Fitzgerald could outswing anyone, was a brilliant scat singer, and had near-perfect elocution; one could always understand the words she sang…
Chico Hamilton - The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings Of The Chico Hamilton Quintet (1954-59) [6CD] {Mosaic MD6-175}

Chico Hamilton - The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings Of The Chico Hamilton Quintet (1954-59) [6CD] {Mosaic MD6-175}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC+CUE+LOG -> 1.75 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 918 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 120 Mb
© 1997 Mosaic / Pacific Jazz / Blue Note | MD6-175
Jazz / Cool / Hard Bop

The original Chico Hamilton Quintet was one of the last significant West Coast jazz bands of the cool era. Consisting of Buddy Collette on reeds (flute, clarinet, alto, and tenor), guitarist Jim Hall, bassist Carson Smith, and the drummer/leader, the most distinctive element in the group's identity was cellist Fred Katz. The band could play quite softly, blending together elements of bop and classical music into their popular sound and occupying their own niche. This six-CD, limited-edition box set from 1997 starts off with a Hamilton drum solo from a 1954 performance with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet; it contains three full albums and many previously unreleased numbers) by the original Chico Hamilton band and also has quite a few titles from the second Hamilton group (which has Paul Horn and John Pisano in the places of Collette and Hall).
Miles Davis All Stars - Walkin' (1954) {2006 Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}

Miles Davis All Stars - Walkin' (1954) {2006 Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC+CUE+LOG -> 210 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 85 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 17 Mb
© 2006 Concord / Prestige | 00888072300088
Jazz / Bop / Cool / Hard Bop


Miles Davis All Stars - Walkin' (1954) {2006 Rudy Van Gelder Remaster}

Yet Miles's transitional albums are usually more polished, developed, and engaging than a lot of other artists' definitive albums, and such is the case with WALKIN'. Whether on originals ("Solar") or standards ("Love Me or Leave Me"), the sessions boast impeccable playing and superb interplay between the musicians, who number among the best of the era. Pianist Horace Silver, drummer Kenny Clarke, and trombonist J.J. Johnson are among the personnel, and one can hear the beginnings of the synergy Miles was searching for and would find with his quintet (especially in the dynamics between his trumpet and Lucky Thompson's sax, which foreshadows his chemistry with John Coltrane).

Pjevajte nesto ljubavno / Play Me a Love Song (2007)  Video

Posted by fekmax at Feb. 24, 2017
Pjevajte nesto ljubavno / Play Me a Love Song (2007)

Pjevajte nesto ljubavno / Play Me a Love Song (2007)
Croatian | DVDRip | MKV | 716x574 | AVC @ 2100 kb/s | 1.74 GB
Audio: AC-3 @ 192 kb/s | 2 channels | 01:48:47 minutes | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Comedy

The main character Struja (Stream) is an unyielding rock musician in a demo-band called When Dirty Harry Met Dirty Sally. Struja would do anything to gather money to record the album as long as it doesn't involve giving up his rock musician beliefs.

Shauna Antoniuc - The Dream's On Me (2003)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Feb. 24, 2017
Shauna Antoniuc - The Dream's On Me (2003)

Shauna Antoniuc - The Dream's On Me (2003)
Jazz, Vocal Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 57 min | 169 MB
Label: Shauna Antoniuc | Rel:2003

Shauna Antoniuc has been singing professionally since 1994 in all different styles. She recorded this album in Burlington, Vermont in 2002 with renowned Burlington jazzers Joe Capps and Chris Peterman. Joe and Shauna also laid down tracks for their second album before she headed west to Sacramento in 2003. Stay tuned for its impending release….
Her first band, Belizbeha, was an acid jazz/funk/dance group which toured extensively around the US, Canada and Europe during the mid to late nineties. They put out 2 albums selling over 30,000 albums combined. Belizbeha is still active, playing twice a year for special occasions. She also sang in Vermont's number one (because it's the ONLY one!) western swing band Rick and the Ramblers, headed by Mr. Rick Norcross himself…

VA - Girl Groups Of The 50s & 60s (3CD, 2015)  Music

Posted by ciklon5 at Feb. 23, 2017
VA - Girl Groups Of The 50s & 60s (3CD, 2015)

VA - Girl Groups Of The 50s & 60s (3CD, 2015)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 02:25:49 | 348 Mb
Genre: Pop, Soul, Oldies / Label: Union Square Music

This collectors’ 3CD compilation brings together 60 original recordings from the best and most-loved girl groups of the 50s and 60s. Featuring some of the very best and sweetest pop music ever made, we celebrate The Shirelles, The Marvelettes, The Ronettes, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, The Poni-Tails and many more.

My Father Before Me: A Memoir [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Feb. 23, 2017
My Father Before Me: A Memoir [Audiobook]

My Father Before Me: A Memoir [Audiobook] by Chris Forhan
English | June 28, 2016 | ASIN: B01GGCOQ8M | MP3@64 kbps | 9 hrs 15 mins | 257 MB
Narrator: George Newbern