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Re: What Jazz are you listening to now?
« Reply #4220 on: November 01, 2019, 02:16:46 PM »


New 7 CD box set of early Nat King Cole recordings, many released for the first time.
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Re: What Jazz are you listening to now?
« Reply #4221 on: November 07, 2019, 03:34:26 AM »


Jack Wilkins (1977/1992)
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Re: What Jazz are you listening to now?
« Reply #4222 on: November 07, 2019, 07:42:58 PM »


Art Blakey - Tough (1956)

Interesting - never seen that before. I assume that's some kind of reissue because the photo of the lady looks like it was taken later than 1956 - in the '60s, maybe (she looks a bit like Mary Tyler Moore, actually).

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This is actually my first time to listen to these recordings - well, most of them. I have heard two or three on other compilations. I'm not really a fan of these comps where the alternate takes are placed right before or after the "official" version - but of course these are such legendary sides that such quibbles are ... well, quibbles.
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Re: What Jazz are you listening to now?
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Re: What Jazz are you listening to now?
« Reply #4224 on: November 08, 2019, 06:15:35 PM »
Looks like Blakey is 1966 release
https://www.allmusic.com/album/tough%21-mw0000874203   

Thanks - my alternative idea was that it wasn't released until several years after it was recorded, which seems to be the case. Blakey had at least one other album like that (Roots and Herbs) and probably others, too.
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Re: What Jazz are you listening to now?
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Re: What Jazz are you listening to now?
« Reply #4226 on: November 10, 2019, 04:12:41 PM »
This set


Has been sitting on my shelf with its companion (for 1959-1963), and two similar sets from Sonny Rollins, since January. High time to actually listen to them.
There are 4 CDs in the set, with 2 complete albums per CD.  So CD1, playing now, is these two



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Re: What Jazz are you listening to now?
« Reply #4227 on: November 13, 2019, 02:43:05 AM »


Hal Galper - Wild Bird (1972)

not sure if I've ever heard Hal Galper before, but this has made me keen to investigate further

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Re: What Jazz are you listening to now?
« Reply #4228 on: November 13, 2019, 07:22:16 AM »
CD 1


LD +3 (1959)
The Time Is Right (1959)

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Re: What Jazz are you listening to now?
« Reply #4229 on: November 13, 2019, 02:26:35 PM »
Skip to 8.47. . . . Maybe this isn’t strictly jazz but if it’s not, what is it?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blW-3TZ1iNg
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