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Jimmy McGriff - Black Pearl (1971) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81098}

Jimmy McGriff - Black Pearl (1971) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81098}
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© 1971, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81098
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Jazz Funk / Hard Bop / Organ

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. One of the most hard-hitting Jimmy McGriff albums of the 70s – a raw live date recorded in Newark – and a set that's a perfect bridge between the sharp soul of his Sue Records sessions and his later funk to come! The whole thing's got a gritty vibe the really recalls the sound of a Hammond combo in a small club back in the day – a sense of recording that's different than the usual Blue Note record, and we mean that in a good way! Future Groove Merchants Fats Theus and O'Donel Levy are both on the record – the former on tenor, the latter on guitar – and Jimmy gets plenty of room to really open up and soar on the Hammond. The group also features the lesser-known Ronald White on trumpet and Joseph Morris on alto – and titles include "In A Mellow Tone", "Groove Alley" and "Man From Bad" – and a nice cover of "Ode to Billie Joe"!
Blue Mitchell - The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions 1963-67 (1998)

Blue Mitchell - The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions 1963-67 (1998)
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Jazz | Label: Mosaic | Release Year: 1998

Recorded after his four year stint as a member of the Horace Silver quintet - The sessions are Step Lightly, The Thing To Do, Down With It, Bring It Home To Me, Boss Horn, and Heads Up - Other horn soloists include Joe Henderson and Leo Wright on the first session and Junior Cook on the other five, although he does not solo on all the tunes on the final two which are octet and nonet sessions repectivly, under the direction of Duke Pearson. There are good songs throughout the collection - 2 versions of Step Lightly, Sweet and Lovely, Cry Me A River, Mona's Mood, Perception, Alone Alone and Alone, Portrait of Jennie, I Should Care, Tones for Joan's Bones, The Folks Who Live On The Hill.
Sam Rivers - The Complete Blue Note Sam Rivers Sessions 1964-67 (1996) {3CD Box Set Mosaic MD3-167}

Sam Rivers - The Complete Blue Note Sam Rivers Sessions 1964-67 (1996) {3CD Box Set Mosaic MD3-167}
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© 1964-67, 1996 Blue Note / EMI-Capitol Music / Mosaic Records | MD3-167
Jazz / Post Bop / Avant-Garde Jazz / Saxophone

From the time of his first Blue Note recording in 1964 to his final session for the label in 1967, Sam Rivers made stunning progress as an avant-garde innovator. Starting with an inside/outside hard bop foundation, Rivers quickly took his music as far out as he could while maintaining a recognizable structure; his work fearlessly explored wildly dissonant harmonies and atonality, dense group interaction, cerebral rumination, and passionately intense, free-leaning solos.
Kenny Burrell - Introducing Kenny Burrell: The First Blue Note Sessions (1956) {2000, Blue Note}

Kenny Burrell - Introducing Kenny Burrell: The First Blue Note Sessions (1956) {2000, Blue Note}
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Jazz, Hard Bop | Blue Note Records #7243 5 24561 2

Introducing Kenny Burrell is the debut album by American jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell, recorded in 1956 and released on the Blue Note label. In 2000, it was released on the 2 CD-set Introducing Kenny Burrell: The First Blue Note Sessions along with Kenny Burrell Volume 2, plus bonus tracks.

Ron Carter - Stardust (2001) {Blue Note 7243 5 37813 2 3}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at March 10, 2017
Ron Carter - Stardust (2001) {Blue Note 7243 5 37813 2 3}

Ron Carter - Stardust (2001) {Blue Note 7243 5 37813 2 3}
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© 2001 Blue Note | 7243 5 37813 2 3
Jazz / Hard Bop / Post-Bop / Third Stream

Stardust is another satisfying record from Ron Carter, this one in part a tribute to the late Oscar Pettiford. Leading a quintet with Benny Golson on tenor, Joe Locke on vibes, Sir Roland Hanna on piano, and Lenny White on drums, Carter picks three choice tunes by Pettiford – the swing-to-tango "Tamalpais," the minor-key bop classic "Bohemia After Dark," and the masterfully simple "Blues in the Closet."
Bobby Hutcherson - Head On (1971) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81099}

Bobby Hutcherson - Head On (1971) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81099}
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© 1971, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81099
Jazz / Post Bop / Vibraphone

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and 24 bit remastering. Featuring the work of obscure composer/pianist Todd Cochrane, vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson's 1971 album Head On is a highly cerebral and atmospheric affair that is somewhat different than his other equally experimental '70s work. Although the album does feature more of the avant-garde jazz that Hutcherson was exploring during this period, Cochrane's material is heavily influenced by contemporary classical music, and accordingly Head On is more of an exercise in reflective, layered jazz than rambunctious freebop – though it does offer some of that, too.
Bobby Hutcherson - Oblique (1967) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster UCCQ-5016}

Bobby Hutcherson - Oblique (1967) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster UCCQ-5016}
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© 1967, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | UCCQ-5016
Jazz / Post Bop / Vibraphone

Reissue. Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (fully compatible with standard CD player) and the latest remastering (24bit 192kHz). Bobby Hutcherson's second quartet session, Oblique, shares both pianist Herbie Hancock and drummer Joe Chambers with his first, Happenings (bassist Albert Stinson is a newcomer). However, the approach is somewhat different this time around. For starters, there's less emphasis on Hutcherson originals; he contributes only three of the six pieces, with one from Hancock and two from the typically free-thinking Chambers. And compared to the relatively simple compositions and reflective soloing on Happenings, Oblique is often more complex in its post-bop style and more emotionally direct (despite what the title may suggest).
Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder (1963) {2013 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81011}

Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder (1963) {2013 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81011}
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© 1963, 2013 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81011
Jazz / Hard Bop / Trumpet

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (fully compatible with standard CD player) and the latest remastering (24bit 192kHz). Carried by its almost impossibly infectious eponymous opening track, The Sidewinder helped foreshadow the sounds of boogaloo and soul-jazz with its healthy R&B influence and Latin tinge. While the rest of the album retreats to a more conventional hard bop sound, Morgan's compositions are forward-thinking and universally solid. Only 25 at the time of its release, Morgan was accomplished (and perhaps cocky) enough to speak of mentoring the great Joe Henderson, who at 26 was just beginning to play dates with Blue Note after getting out of the military.
Jack Wilson - Song For My Daughter (1968) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81089}

Jack Wilson - Song For My Daughter (1968) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81089}
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© 1968, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81089
Jazz / Cool / Post Bop / Piano

Reissue. Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and the latest 24bit 192kHz remastering. On Song for My Daughter, his third record for Blue Note, Jack Wilson "changed with the times," to paraphrase one of the record's songs. Like many of his peers on the label, Wilson pursued a pop direction as the '60s drew to a close, which meant he covered pop hits like "Scarborough Fair/Canticle" and "Stormy," and that he recorded the album with a large band augmented by a string section. It is a testament to Wilson's strengths as a pianist that he doesn't get lost in this heavy-handed setting and manages to contribute some typically graceful moments, including the lovely title song.
The Three Sounds - Good Deal (1959) {2010 Japan Blue Note Best & More 1100 Series 24bit remaster TOCJ-8712}

The Three Sounds - Good Deal (1959) {2010 Japan Blue Note Best & More 1100 Series 24bit remaster TOCJ-8712}
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© 1959, 2010 Blue Note / EMI Music Japan | TOCJ-8712 | 24bit remaster
Jazz / Post Bebop / Soul Jazz / Hard Bop / Piano Trio

Good Deal is a typically fine record from the Three Sounds, who were beginning to hit their stride when this session was recorded in May of 1959. Like most of their records, it's laidback – even when the group works a swinging tempo, there's a sense of ease that keeps the mood friendly, relaxed and mellow. Balancing standards like "Satin Doll," "Soft Winds" and "That's All" with bop ("Robbin's Nest"), calypso ("St. Thomas") and originals, the Three Sounds cover a lot of stylistic territory, putting their distinctive stamp on each song. It's very accessible, pleasant soul-jazz and mainstream hard bop, but Gene Harris' masterful technique means that Good Deal rewards close listening as well.