Cozy Cole – It’s A Rocking Thing (1966/2016) [HDTracks 24-192]

Cozy Cole – It’s A Rocking Thing (1966/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 32:15 minutes | 1,23 GB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | Digital Booklet | © Columbia/Legacy

Brilliant technical jazz drummer with phenomenal career, including collaboration with genre’s top names and an unlikely rock’n’roll era hit. Lyrical is a word sometimes used to describe Cozy Cole’s drumming style because his melodious technique goes far beyond mere beat-keeping. The recordings that appeared under his name in the late ’50s and ’60s are mostly big-band jazz instrumentals that emphasize the drums. Cole is cited as an influence by many contemporary rock drummers, including Cozy Powell, who took his nickname “Cozy” from Cole.

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Conte Candoli – Toots Sweet (1955/2014) [PrestoClassical 24-96]

Conte Candoli – Toots Sweet (1955/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 34:06 minutes | 663 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: PrestoClassical | Front Cover | © Bethlehem Records

Originally released on 10-inch vinyl in 1955 under the title Conte Candoli, this reissue from West Coast jazz trumpeter Conte Candoli shows a strong Miles Davis influence. The album is also notable for the performances of Candoli’s session musicians, specifically tenor sax player Bill Holman.

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Conte Candoli – Sincerely, Conti (1954/2014) [PrestoClassical 24-96]

Conte Candoli – Sincerely, Conti (1954/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 23:28 minutes | 380 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: PrestoClassical | Front Cover | © Bethlehem Records

Trumpeter Conte Candoli recorded this 1954 session of jazz classics and standards in Los Angeles with his quartet consisting of pianist Claude Williamson, drummer Stan Levey and bassist Max Bennett. Candoli leaves his musicians lots of space for soloing; at the same time he doesn’t miss any opportunity to show off his own bop trumpet talent.

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Connie Smith – Sings Great Sacred Songs (1966/2016) [HDTracks 24-192]

Connie Smith – Sings Great Sacred Songs (1966/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 29:31 minutes | 1,18 GB | Genre: Country
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: AcousticSounds | Digital Booklet | © RLG/Legacy

Connie Smith Sings Great Sacred Songs is the fourth studio album by American country music artist, Connie Smith. The album was released in June 1966 on RCA Victor Records and was produced by Bob Ferguson. This album was Connie Smith’s first Gospel recording and would set the trend for a series of Gospel releases she would issue in the next decade. Upon the album’s release, Connie Smith Sings Great Sacred Songs entered the Billboard Magazine charts, peaking at #19 on their Top Country Albums chart, becoming Smith’s first LP not to reach the Top 10.

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Connie Smith – Born To Sing (1966/2016) [AcousticSounds 24-192]

Connie Smith – Born To Sing (1966/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 28:34 minutes | 1,1 GB | Genre: Country
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: AcousticSounds | Artwork: Front cover | © RLG/Legacy

Born to Sing is the fifth studio album by American country music artist, Connie Smith. The album was released September 1966 on RCA Victor Records and was produced by Bob Ferguson. It became her third album to peak at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, as well her final album to do so.

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Colony House – Only The Lonely (2017) [Qobuz 24-44,1]

Colony House – Only The Lonely (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 44:32 minutes | 517 MB | Genre: Indie Rock
Studio Master, Official Digital Download  | Source: Qobuz | Front cover | © Descendant Records – RCA Records

Colony House, a band from Franklin, TN have delivered listeners with Only The Lonely: an album that only a band from Tennessee could make. The band first fell onto the scene with their powerhouse debut record and hit single, “Silhouettes”. After embarking on a handful of nationwide tours, Colony House began to draw attention to themselves with their fun beats and catchy tunes. Three years later and the band have created a 13 track album that experiments with new sounds that are perhaps more tied to their Tennessee roots.

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Coleman Hawkins – Wrapped Tight (1965/2012) [AcousticSounds DSF DSD64/2.82MHz + FLAC 24bit/88,2kHz]

Coleman Hawkins – Wrapped Tight (1965/2012)
DSD64 (.dsf) 1 bit/2,8 MHz | Time – 34:55 minutes | 1,37 GB
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 34:55 minutes | 690 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: AcousticSounds | Artwork: Digital Booklet
Genre: Jazz | © Analogue Productions (Impulse)

In the course of a long and illustrious career, Hawkins has subjected his style to continuous development. Intellectually and technically flexible, the style has always remained the man, distinctive and personal. This album reveals a new deployment of resources, a new viewpoint arrived at after a period of reflection.

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Coleman Hawkins – Today And Now (1963/2012) [AcousticSounds DSF DSD64/2.82MHz + FLAC 24bit/88,2kHz]

Coleman Hawkins – Today And Now (1963/2012)
DSD64 (.dsf) 1 bit/2,8 MHz | Time – 40:34 minutes | 1,59 GB
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 40:34 minutes | 816 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: AcousticSounds | Artwork: Front Cover
Genre: Jazz | © Analogue Productions

Coleman Hawkins recorded three sessions for Impulse Records in the early to mid ’60s. Of the three, Today And Now is the most compelling. The unusual choice of repertoire is what sets this album apart. Versions of the traditional song “Go Li’s Liza” and the fairly obscure Quincy Jones ballad “Quintessence” are creatively rendered. Indeed, Hawk seems inspired throughout; he plays with an abandon that is altogether effortless.

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Vangelis-Soil Festivities-(478 940-7)-REMASTERED-CD-FLAC-2017-WRE

Vangelis-Soil Festivities-(478 940-7)-REMASTERED-CD-FLAC-2017-WRE Download

Vangelis-Soil Festivities-(478 940-7)-REMASTERED-CD-FLAC-2017-WRE

Release Name: Vangelis-Soil_Festivities-(478_940-7)-REMASTERED-CD-FLAC-2017-WRE
Artist: Vangelis
Album: Soil Festivities
Genre: Electronic
Year: 2017
Tracks: 5
Duration: 00:47:13
Size: 208.67 MB

Tracklist:

  1. Vangelis – Movement 1 – 17:35 (636 kbps , 79.98 MB)
  2. Vangelis – Movement 2 – 6:19 (661 kbps , 29.86 MB)
  3. Vangelis – Movement 3 – 6:07 (680 kbps , 29.73 MB)
  4. Vangelis – Movement 4 – 9:54 (512 kbps , 36.23 MB)
  5. Vangelis – Movement 5 – 7:20 (627 kbps , 32.87 MB)

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Vangelis-Opera Sauvage-(478 940-4)-REMASTERED-CD-FLAC-2017-WRE

Vangelis-Opera Sauvage-(478 940-4)-REMASTERED-CD-FLAC-2017-WRE Download

Vangelis-Opera Sauvage-(478 940-4)-REMASTERED-CD-FLAC-2017-WRE

Release Name: Vangelis-Opera_Sauvage-(478_940-4)-REMASTERED-CD-FLAC-2017-WRE
Artist: Vangelis
Album: Opera Sauvage
Genre: Electronic
Year: 2017
Tracks: 7
Duration: 00:42:43
Size: 200.56 MB

Tracklist:

  1. Vangelis – Hymne – 2:44 (751 kbps , 14.69 MB)
  2. Vangelis – Reve – 12:32 (606 kbps , 54.32 MB)
  3. Vangelis – L’enfant – 5:01 (658 kbps , 23.59 MB)
  4. Vangelis – Mouettes – 2:34 (630 kbps , 11.58 MB)
  5. Vangelis – Chromatique – 3:28 (746 kbps , 18.47 MB)
  6. Vangelis – Irlande – 4:44 (628 kbps , 21.28 MB)
  7. Vangelis – Flamants Roses – 11:43 (676 kbps , 56.62 MB)

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