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Keith Jarrett – Concerts: Bregenz / Munchen (1982/2013) [HDTracks 24-96]

Keith Jarrett – Concerts: Bregenz / München (1982/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 150:20 minutes | 2,9 GB
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Digital booklet
Genre: Jazz

After Bremen/Lausanne, after The Köln Concert, after the epic Sun Bear Concerts, the next development in Jarrett’s solo concerts was the all-embracing music captured here. Two 1981 improvised concerts from Austria and Germany are featured, recorded respectively at the Festspielhaus Bregenz and the Herkulessaal Munich, venues noted for outstanding acoustics. While the Bregenz concert has hitherto been available as a single CD, this set marks the first appearance of the complete Munich performance on compact disc. The 3-album set includes extensive text booklet with liner notes by Keith Jarrett, an essay by Swiss critic Peter Rüedi, and poetry by Michael Krüger.

By the early ’80s, Keith Jarrett was definitely under siege, accused of arrogance, singing along too loudly, rambling eclecticism, and other “heinous” jazz crimes, especially in the wake of the massive success of the Köln Concert seven years before, and the issue of the massive, unprecedented Sun Bear Concerts box set in 1978. Indeed, around this time, Jarrett would verbally attack music critics at his solo concerts, and the reflected paranoia is obvious in Peter Ruedi’s defensive booklet essay included here, “The Magician and the Jugglers.” This multi-disc set was recorded during two concerts over four days in the spring of 1981 in Bregenz, Austria, and Munich, Germany. This recording is not to be confused with the earlier, more consistently inspired Solo Concerts: Bremen/Lusanne from 1973, which made Jarrett a star, yet the pianist was far from tapped out in these performances. He is often in his best lyrically funky form, where he makes the most out of a single ostinato idea — particularly at the beginning of the Bregenz concert and in the middle of the Munich concert — and his touch and exploitation of the dynamics and timbres of a grand piano are always a pleasure to hear. Even the passages of stasis or seemingly aimless rippling do not cancel out the treasurable moments and have real worth — though for some, the string plucking near the end of the Munich show may be somewhat gratuitous. In any case, this is far more interesting and elevated music-making than that of the New Age navel-gazing imitators who were cropping up in Jarrett’s wake in the early ’80s en masse, and adds immeasurably to the historically unique portrait of the artist.

01 – Bregenz, Part I
02 – Bregenz, Part II
03 – Bregenz, Untitled
04 – Bregenz, Heartland
05 – Munich, Part I
06 – Munich, Part II
07 – Munich, Part III
08 – Munich, Part IV
09 – Munich, Mon Coeur Est Rouge
10 – Munich, Heartland

Tracks 1-4 is Bregenz Concert – May 28, 1981
Tracks 5-10 is München Concert – June 2, 1981


Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden – Last Dance (2014) [HDTracks 24-96]

Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden – Last Dance (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96kHz | Time – 76:06 minutes | 1,22 GB
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Digital booklet
Genre: Jazz

Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden broaden the scope of their duo project to showcase jazz classics like Thelonious Monk’s “Round Midnight” and Bud Powell’s spritely “Dance Of The Infidels”. Love songs, however, are to the fore in this selection, with tender versions of “My Old Flame”, “My Ship”, “It Might As Well Be Spring”, “Everything Happens To Me”, and “Every Time We Say Goodbye” as well as alternate takes of “Where Can I Go Without You” and “Goodbye”, every bit as touching as the Jasmine renditions. “When we play together it’s like two people singing”, said Jarrett of his reunion with Haden. The intentions of the song are honored, the shades of meaning in a melody or a lyric explored instrumentally. As Charlie Haden put it, “Keith really listens, and I listen. That’s the secret. It’s about listening”.

In 2010, ECM released Jasmine, an informal archival recording of standards between old friends who hadn’t worked together in over three decades. The recordings were made at Keith Jarrett’s Cavelight home studio in 2007. The nine tunes on Last Dance are taken from those same sessions. There are two alternate takes of tracks from the earlier album. “Where Can I Go Without You” is played at a similar tempo, yet offers more lyricism from Charlie Haden. Gordon Jenkins’ “Goodbye,” a well-known Benny Goodman theme, closes the set, but it’s slower here, more emotionally resonant; almost poignant in the way it reveals something deeper than its articulation on the earlier volume. Thelonious Monk’s “‘Round Midnight” has been done by Jarrett before, but here it is offered with a curious, almost strange intro. As it unfolds, it reveals an affection for its melody that he’s not previously displayed. Haden’s confident ability to assert the correct note for each phrase has long been a trademark in his playing, but the warmth he offers to it here is remarkable. He remains open and inquisitive about its lyric rather than engaging in a nostalgic presentation. He knows there are still possibilities inside its framework. “Everything Happens to Me” is more uptempo, but far from quick. Haden’s woody tone and impeccable swing add dimension to Jarrett’s songlike pianism in the melody and solo. Bud Powell’s “Dance of the Infidels” is not played with breakneck athleticism, but is sprightly and fluid. Jarrett digs with delight into the intricate melody, offering a punchy sense of reflexiveness in his solo, while Haden strides along. In his own solo, the bassist once more peels back the skin in the harmony and finds hints of several other melodies all placed within different sections of the tune’s body. The elegance in the presentation of Cole Porter’s “Everytime We Say Goodbye” reveals the pair’s confidence in their interplay. They don’t overstate anything; the music provides meaning all on its own. They relax into its beauty playing toward one another as hints, suggestions, and references to popular music history bridge the space between. Last Dance is a necessary addendum to Jasmine; it fleshes out the confident, mature, amiable, and eloquent speech in the canonical language these two jazz masters share.

01 – My Old Flame
02 – My Ship
03 – ‘Round Midnight
04 – Dance of the Infidels
05 – It Might As Well Be Spring
06 – Everything Happens to Me
07 – Where Can I Go Without You
08 – Every Time We Say Goodbye
09 – Goodbye

Recording Producer: Keith Jarrett. Engineer: Martin Pearson.
Recorded March 2007 at Cavelight Studio (Keith Jarrett’s home studio).
Mastering at MSM Studios by Manfred Eicher and Christoph Stickel.

Keith Jarrett – piano
Charlie Haden – double bass


Keith Jarrett – Paris / London – Testament (2009) [Qubuz 24-96]

Keith Jarrett – Paris/London- Testament (2009)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 162:15 minutes | 2,92 GB | Genre:  Jazz / Contemporary
Official Digital Download – Source: qobuz.com | Digital Booklet
…2009 Album of the Year – Jazzwise (U.K.)

At the end of 2008, Keith Jarrett added two concerts to his schedule at short notice – one at Paris’s Salle Pleyel (November 26), one at London’s Royal Festival Hall (December 1) . The music on “Testament” is from these concerts. Their range is compendious, Jarrett’s improvisational imagination continually uncovering new forms, in a music stirred by powerful emotions. In his liner notes, the pianist is forthright about the personal circumstances promoting a need to lose himself in the work once more….

Improvised, solo music from the great American pianist, recorded at two concerts that took place at the end of last year. In his liner notes, Keith gives a highly personal account of the music s inspirational genesis, which is outstanding, even by his own high standards, with powerful emotions never far from the music s surface. These are recordings to put alongside the very finest in Jarrett s solo idiom. The open format, embracing much music in shorter episodes, follows a pattern similar to that found on Radiance, but there are also flashes of the existential poetic flair which made, for instance, the Sun Bear Concerts such a special musical experience. The release of Testament coincides with the 40th anniversary of the ECM label.

CD1 #01 – Part I: Salle Pleyel, Paris
CD1 #02 – Part II: Salle Pleyel, Paris
CD1 #03 – Part III: Salle Pleyel, Paris
CD1 #04 – Part IV: Salle Pleyel, Paris
CD1 #05 – Part V: Salle Pleyel, Paris
CD1 #06 – Part VI: Salle Pleyel, Paris
CD1 #07 – Part VII: Salle Pleyel, Paris
CD1 #08 – Part VIII: Salle Pleyel, Paris
CD2 #01 – Part I: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD2 #02 – Part II: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD2 #03 – Part III: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD2 #04 – Part IV: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD2 #05 – Part V: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD2 #06 – Part VI: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD3 #07 – Part VII: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD3 #08 – Part VIII: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD3 #09 – Part IX: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD3 #10 – Part X: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD3 #11 – Part XI: Royal Festival Hall, London
CD3 #12 – Part XII: Royal Festival Hall, London


Keith Jarrett – Sleeper: Tokyo, April 16th, 1979 (2012) [Qobuz 24-96]

Keith Jarrett – Sleeper: Tokyo, April 16th, 1979 (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 106:56 minutes | 2,28 GB | Genre:  Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: www.QoBuz.com | Front cover

Recorded LIVE April 16, 1979 at Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo. In 1979 came the tour of Japan from which Personal Mountains and now Sleeper were drawn and, the following month, the New York concerts at the Village Vanguard that generated the Nude Ants album. And then the story was finished. As Ian Carr was to observe in his Jarrett biography, The influence of this quartet is out of all proportion to its brief life. Musicians on all instruments have been influenced and inspired by Keith Jarrett s work in general, but also by this quartet in particular. The European Quartet ceased to exist when it was at the height of its creativity. Sleeper confirms that this was indeed the case. — ECM Records

This enthralling double album is a previously unreleased concert set from Tokyo in 1979 and features Keith Jarrett’s “European quartet” of Jan Garbarek on saxes and flute, fellow Norwegian Jon Christensen on drums and Swedish bassist Palle Danielsson. The band made their last studio album, Belonging, on the same trip – this one covers many of the same vivid Jarrett originals, and is the better set. But you don’t need to know that history to hear the band’s exuberance over Jarrett’s teasing yet hard-rocking vamps, Garbarek’s brusque power and the rhythm section’s energy and freedom. Personal Mountains is a 20-minute tour de force of shifting harmonies and chord-punching Latin grooving. Innocence drifts in freefall until it becomes a softly swaying love song. So Tender has the shape of a standard ballad (audibly not to Garbarek’s liking) but then loosens. Oasis sounds like an Ornette Coleman lament, and New Dance is probably as close as any of these performers came to playing a mainstream jazz-calypso like Sonny Rollins’ famous version of Don’t Stop the Carnival. There’s lots of free-improv, too, but the range of this remarkable group played a big part in its enduring influence on contemporary jazz.

The double album Sleeper contains a previously unreleased live concert by Keith Jarrett’s European quartet from the ’70s, recorded at Tokyo’s Nakano Sun Plaza on April 16, 1979. Together with saxophonist Jan Garbarek, bassist Palle Danielsson, and drummer Jon Christensen, Jarrett performs seven of his own compositions: “Personal Mountains,” “Innocence,” “So Tender,” “Oasis,” “Chant of the Soil,” “Prism,” and “New Dance” — the latter song being the shortest here at seven minutes, while “Oasis” clocks in at over 28 minutes! As a companion piece to the live albums Nude Ants and Personal Mountains (both recorded the same year, even though the latter album was only released in 1989), Sleeper offers another noteworthy document of the creative interplay between these four musicians.

01 – Personal Mountains
02 – Innocence
03 – So Tender
04 – Oasis
05 – Chant Of The Soil
06 – Prism
07 – New Dance


Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock & Jack DeJohnette – Somewhere (2013) [HRA 24-96]

The Keith Jarrett Trio – Somewhere (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 65:32 minutes | 1,44 GB
Official Digital Download – Source: HighResAudio.com | Digital booklet
Genre: Jazz

Now in its 30th year, the Keith Jarrett Trio is widely considered, as the NY Times recently remarked, to have set the gold standard for jazz groups, and this sparkling concert recording from 2009 is issued to mark a milestone anniversary. The Somewhere in which the Standards trio find themselves is Lucerne, Switzerland with a performance both exploratory and in-the-tradition. The Neue Zurcher Zeitung headlined its review of the show Kontrollierte Ekstase controlled ecstasy an apt metaphor for a set that begins in improvisational Deep Space modulates into Miles Davis Solar, soars through the standards Stars Fell On Alabama and Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea and climaxes with an extended romp through West Side Story, as Bernsteins Somewhere and Tonight are bridged by the freely associative Jarrett original Everywhere.

It is almost superfluous to write about Keith Jarrett’s three-decades-and-running standards trio with Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette. Given their recorded output, it’s easy to discern why they are regarded by many as the greatest living piano trio. They have continued to imbue the standards book with new dimensions of meaning, creating a near symbiotic dialogue in harmonic and rhythmic invention while remaining emotionally resonant. The performances on Somewhere were recorded in 2009, and are the first offerings by the group on record in four years, though they continue to play select dates annually. Since their three previous releases were all taken from a 2001 tour, this show reflects an eight-year growth period. The opener is a Jarrett improvisation entitled “Deep Space,” which is a building block solo intro to Miles Davis’ “Solar,” and which this group has recorded before — several times in fact — but never with the kind of lyric audacity and rumbling low-end counterpoint that Peacock puts on offer here. There’s a popping read of Harold Arlen’s and Ted Koehler’s “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea,” with Jarrett playing chunky, staggered chords that manage to slip 4/4 as he dialogues with DeJohnette. The pair go at the time signature from both ends, refusing its authority until not to do so would result in its collapse. Peacock binds their conversation while finding his own way in and out of an implied yet never directly engaged sense of swing. The two readings of Leonard Bernstein’s title track and “Tonight” from West Side Story are the scene stealers, though. The former is a 19-plus-minute extravaganza that begins in halting, shimmering beauty and gets stripped to its essentials before being reconstructed and reshaped from building blocks into the driving, hypnotic improvisational ostinato coda Jarrett calls “Everywhere,” with breathtaking chord voicings, forceful, middle-register bass flourishes, and awe-inspiring tom-tom and cymbal work by DeJohnette; the track’s conclusion is drenched in royal gospel and regal blues. “Tonight” is performed at near sprint tempo and played with fingerpopping swing and joyous abandon. Jimmy Van Heusen’s and Johnny Mercer’s ballad “I Thought About You” closes the set on a quieter note, because there was simply nowhere else to go with so much electricity in the air. It’s a soft, graceful, elegant way to finish another sublime chapter in this group’s recorded legacy.

01 – Deep Space / Solar
02 – Stars Fell On Alabama
03 – Between Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
04 – Somewhere / Everywhere
05 – Tonight
06 – I Thought About You


Keith Jarrett – The Koln Concert (1975/2010) [HDTracks 24-96]

Keith Jarrett – The Köln Concert (1975/2010)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 67:30 minutes | 1,23 GB | Genre: Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Digital booklet

The most successful solo jazz album of all time, THE KOLN CONCERT is an awe-inspiring work of improvisation and invention. Consisting of four tracks that together comprise over an hour of music, the performance is an apt demonstration of Jarrett’s genius as a piano player and conceptualist. It features one of the greatest series of free improvisations ever caught on tape—endlessly imaginative and absolutely mesmerizing. Released for the first time in breathtaking 96kHz/24bit, the performance takes on an entirely new dimension—one that places you immediately before Jarrett’s phenomenal keyboard displays of virtuosity and gives additional resonance to every struck note.

Recorded in 1975 at the Köln Opera House and released the same year, this disc has, along with its revelatory music, some attendant cultural baggage that is unfair in one sense: Every pot-smoking and dazed and confused college kid — and a few of the more sophisticated ones in high school — owned this as one of the truly classic jazz records, along with Bitches Brew, Kind of Blue, Take Five, A Love Supreme, and something by Grover Washington, Jr. Such is cultural miscegenation. It also gets unfairly blamed for creating George Winston, but that’s another story. What Keith Jarrett had begun a year before on the Solo Concerts album and brought to such gorgeous flowering here was nothing short of a miracle. With all the tedium surrounding jazz-rock fusion, the complete absence on these shores of neo-trad anything, and the hopelessly angry gyrations of the avant-garde, Jarrett brought quiet and lyricism to revolutionary improvisation. Nothing on this program — so ideally suited to CD — was considered before he sat down to play. All of the gestures, intricate droning harmonies, skittering and shimmering melodic lines, and whoops and sighs from the man are spontaneous. Although it was one continuous concert, the piece is divided into four sections, largely because it had to be divided for double LP. But from the moment Jarrett blushes his opening chords and begins meditating on harmonic invention, melodic figure construction, glissando combinations, and occasional ostinato phrasing, music changed. For some listeners it changed forever in that moment. For others it was a momentary flush of excitement, but it was change, something so sorely needed and begged for by the record-buying public. Jarrett’s intimate meditation on the inner workings of not only his pianism, but also the instrument itself and the nature of sound and how it stacks up against silence, involved listeners in its search for beauty, truth, and meaning. The concert swings with liberation from cynicism or the need to prove anything to anyone ever again. With this album, Jarrett put himself in his own league, and you can feel the inspiration coming off him in waves. This may have been the album every stoner wanted in his collection “because the chicks dug it.” Yet it speaks volumes about a musician and a music that opened up the world of jazz to so many who had been excluded, and offered the possibility — if only briefly — of a cultural, aesthetic optimism, no matter how brief that interval actually was. This is a true and lasting masterpiece of melodic, spontaneous composition and improvisation that set the standard.

01 – Koln, January 24, 1975, Part I
02 – Koln, January 24, 1975, Part II A
03 – Koln, January 24, 1975, Part II B
04 – Koln, January 24, 1975, Part II C


Unholy Crucifix – Ordo Servorum Satanae (2013) [FLAC]

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artist Unholy Crucifix
album Ordo Servorum Satanae

label Nuclear War Now! Productions
genre Black Metal

release 2014-08-30
street 2013-01-31

quality 834 kbps avg, 44.1kHz 2 channels
encoder FLAC 1.2.1 ( compression level 8 )




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01 Ordo Servorum Satanae 2:04
02 Slayer 4:02
03 Sin 8:18
04 Rotten Angel 4:52
05 Inverted 8:31
06 Desolation Storm 1:06

194.mb, 28:53 min

The Once – Departures (2014) [FLAC]

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Artist : The Once
Album : Departures
Label : Nettwerk Records
Genre : Folk
Bitrate : 858 kbps avg
Source : CD
Playtime : 00:36:39 (228.2MB)
Rls date : 2014-08-05
Store date : 2014-08-05
Encoder : FLAC 1.2.1

[Track List]

1. The Town Where You Lived 3:50
2. We Are All Running 3:57
3. You Lead, I Will Follow 2:58
4. Fool For You 4:01
5. All The Hours 3:11
6. Into Your Life 4:19
7. Can’t Help Falling In Love 3:03
8. Standing At Your Door 1:58
9. The Nameless Murderess 5:29
10. Sonny’s Dream 3:53

The Jacksons – Victory (Reissue) (1993) [FLAC]

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Artist…: The Jacksons Title…..: Victory
Storedate: 00-000-1993 Rlsdate.. : 29-Aug-2014
Genre….: Dance CD-Year…: 1993
Type…..: Album Source….: CD
Encoder..: FLAC 1.2.1 Label…..: Epic
Quality..: 840kbps – 44,1Hz – Stereo Language..: English
Format…: Reissue


Tracklist.. .

01.Torture [04:54]
02.Wait [05:26]
03.One More Chance [05:06]
04.Be Not Always [05:37]
05.State of Shock (feat. Mick Jagger) [04:31]
06.We Can Change the World [04:45]
07.The Hurt [05:27]
08.Body [05:06]
40:52 min
245,04 MB

The Guarneri Underground – New World (1997) [FLAC]

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Artist ……….: The Guarneri Underground
Release Date ….: 08.28.2014
Album ………..: New World
Label ………..: KJR
Catalog Number ..: KJR 09705
Language ……..: English
Genre ………..: Avantgarde
Size …………: 336.0
Source ……….: CDDA
URL ………….: http://www.amazon.com

01. darwin 05:01
02. box of marbles 04:03
03. take a walk 03:51
04. pacifying the cat 05:24
05. gazirah 06:12
06. reflected moon 03:33
07. farewell to inwood 04:20
08. lonely woman 03:54
09. occupancy 05:37
10. chango 03:06
11. baglama 04:11
12. the boat 04:08
53:20 min
336.08 MB

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