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  1. Opinions sought: Acrobat Records

    Genuine consumer complaint = legal action - WTF??? Same experience as Allen ie earlier released were legit CDs (Joe Morris Orchestra) & all recent purchases (2013 till now) have been CDrs (Tubby Hayes multi sets & recent Joe Harriott double)
  2. it's not even 3 full LPs (actually 2.5) - looks like the third LP has only one side of music
  3. Corbett Vs. Dempsey have released (CD) in their latest batch the ICP LP Groupcomposing (Mengelberg, Brotzmann, Parker, Rutherford, Bennink x2, Bailey - live 1970) I'm wondering if it will be a "needle drop" as is the version in the ICP Box set. They plan to release more ICP material down the track - I presume these will be legit but what about the source material? Maybe I'll drop a line to John Corbett & see.
  4. I thought it was only a single disc release (CVsD) Is that what you're referring to? original vinyl or the recent CVsD release?
  5. email Susanna Von Canon on
  6. ICP 25 was originally a cassette release then 6 out of the 8 titles were added/rereleased to the ICP 26 CD release. It was the ICP 25 disc that sounded atrocious (disc 29 in box set) I eventually managed to get a "corrected" replacement with much improved sound from ICP last May (2017)
  7. Some discussion on Dolphy newsgroup re upcoming Resonance release - see extract below - very excited about this indeed!! Zev Feldman came to Japan last year, so he commented on Dolphy's materials in "JaZZ JAPAN"(vol. 92) magazine interview by journalist, Kiyoshi Kojima.( New release will be from "Douglas session", it is being prepared as beginning of 2019. Zev has 8 hours tape(mono-ver. not master tape) from James Newton, originally Dolphy had taken to Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Sorry for my poor English. Atsushi Yamaguchi, Japan.
  8. I proposed that to Michael a few years back
  9. This is indeed a magnificent set - I bought my copy in 1995, new from the Jazz Record Center in NYC - purchase & shared info was by snailmail & "old style" credit card (letters, typed by Fred Cohen - communication over a period of 3 months - those were the days - he mentioned that he had the CT set so I pounced - still that was a shitload of money for me then). The set was $US250 & shipping to Australia was a mere $23.45 (still had surface option available then) - plus this set is a heavy sucker. BTW I visited the Jazz Record Center while I was in NYC last year - Fred wasn't there but I met his wife who was managing the shop (she was the only person there). Bought a few T's (Hawkins, Young, Coltrane - had sold out of my size in Monk & of course no Cecil Taylor).
  10. Wow!! didn't know it was that scarce on CD - bought my copy new from CD Japan in 2010 (was it that long ago??) for about $12 aussie
  11. Hank Mobley In Holland

    has anyone mentioned this release (55 Records Japan) due for April 26 - looking at other 55 Records discs it looks like this may be a Dutch Jazz Archives release Anyone know more about this? Check the Mobley You Tube link below
  12. Sidney Bechet

    I've just picked up the Sidney Bechet Kaleidoscope/Vogue (1989) CD - Salle Pleyel 31 Janvier 52. It is supposed to contain the whole concert (minus 5 unissued titles). The majority of the titles from both the Blue Note 10" LP's (7024/5) appear to be derived from this concert (two songs from 7025 come from the later March 12 concert). The March 12 date was apparently released on a double CD (660504) - can't seem to track this one down. Was it released in the same Kaliedoscope/Vogue series? Most Bechet Pleyel CD's for sale on Amazon (US/UK/France/Germany) are usually poorly detailed (re label & tracks) except for the Masters of Jazz (Italian?) release so it's difficult to know if I'm looking at the right one. I've never seen a double pleyel set advertised. Have the two concerts ever been released as a single set (2 or 3 CD's?)
  13. Just wondering if Rudy's Englewood Cliffs Studio still exists or has it been disassembled since his passing? If it is still extant is it open for inspection?
  14. Peter Brötzmann Corner

    Tickets went up for the Brisbane concert (May 5) last night - they're FREE!!! but very limited numbers/space (scored two)
  15. Peter Brötzmann Corner

    Totally blown away!!!! just seen that Brotz is doing an Australian tour & playing here in Brisbane on May 5 (Institute of Modern Art) Misterioso, How did you manage to buy the tickets? I've looked on a couple of sites here in Australia & there do not appear to be any tickets on sale as of yet.
  16. Wow!! new Monk - was browsing my local music store (hardly ever do this anymore) - yes we do still have them in Australia (lot more vinyl than CDs these days) & found this gem - thought they were alternate versions on initial glance but once home soon realised these bonus tracks are live. Must have missed this original thread. Any new Thelonious material is always precious to me. Have the original material on a variety of releases.
  17. Have just moved this thread over from recommendations since we are dealing with box sets CAM will be releasing (or may have already released) 4 box sets - Charlie Haden, Enrico Rava, Henry Threadgill and Enrico Pieranunzi Looks like we will have a plethora of Threadgill/Air material (Black Saint & Mosaic sets) in the near future - looking forward to that Regarding the recent BS/SN boxed sets, below is a reply I just received from CAM Dear Stephen, thank you for you email. Concerning the Box Set collection, including albums by some of the artist who partecipated in the success of Soul Note & Black Saint (Charlie Haden, Enrico Rava, Henry Threadgill and Enrico Pieranunzi) ,will be in Exclusive Distribution of HARMONIA MUNDI IINTRANTIONAL. For information: Best Regards Simone C.A.M. S.r.l. (Mr.) Simone Vendittelli (Export Department) THE COMPLETEREMASTERED RECORDINGS ON BLACK SAINT & SOUL NOTE 1. CHARLIE HADEN 5 CD SET BXS 1001 OLD AND NEW DREAMS A TRIBUTE TO BLACKWELL ETUDES SILENCE FIRST SONG 2. ENRICO RAVA 5 CD SET BXS 1002 IL GIRO DEL GIORNO IN 80 MONDI ANDANADA RAVA STRING BAND SECRETS ELECTRIC FIVE 3. THREADGILL 7 CD SET BXS 1003 LIVE AIR AIR MAIL LIVE AT MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL AIR SHOW NO. 1 SPIRIT OF NUFF...NUFF SONG OUT OF MY TREES FLUTISTRY 4. ENRICO PIERANUNZI 6 CD SET BXS 1004 ISIS DEEP DOWN NO MAN’S LAND FLUX AND CHANGE SEAWARD MA L’AMORE NO
  18. Martial Solal

    Nice!!! will be getting these - how did Jordi get access to these tapes ie is this a legit release (like the Hollywood Nocturne box?) Wonder who else he recorded at the Whitney & has any of it seen release?
  19. Looks like Karyobin is going to be released in Japan in March (a bit pricey - 2667 yen)
  20. I'm looking for Billy Harper's Capra Black on CD The Strata East CD release appears to be long gone - went to the Strata East site-> have downloads there but it's all Charles Tolliver. Dusty Groove has a "Strata East/Billy Harper Fan Club" version for a reasonable price (approx $15) that is currently OOS/OOP? - anyone know about this one - is it a CD-R? If you go to the Billy Harper site & buy from there (is it the same CD as Dusty Groove's?) it's going to cost me $35 to land here in Australia. For that price I may as well try & search out a Japanese release. While I'm on the subject of Japanese CD's, could anyone give me contact details regarding Hiroshi (there's a continuously ongoing thread re Japanese releases) - is he a US based CD dealer or does he deal from Japan I've been purchasing my Japanese CD's via CD Japan ( - they're are selling the most recent crop of BN's for just under US$12 - have just ordered the Jutta Hipp 10" CD & the 2 Hickory House CD's plus the Hank Mobley Quartet (10")
  21. Billy Harper's Capra Black CD

    I bit the bullet & bought a Japanese Bomba/Strata East version in 2010 (after I started this thread) - this version sounds fine (it's a 24bit remaster) though I havn't heard the Bellaphon version.
  22. October Revolution in Jazz 1964... Any recordings?

    lots of downloadable (free) audio containing Midge from Ian Bruce Huntley's recordings (60's to early 70's) in South Africa
  23. Corbett v Dempsey

    Davis, George - Scapula: Bop Acetates, Chicago, 1949 SKU CvsD CD014 "Saxophonist George Davis is an enigmatic figure in postwar jazz. He’s best known for leading the band in which Jackie & Roy met – young singer Jackie Cain encountered pianist Roy Krall in the mid-1940s, playing together under Davis in a club on the south side of Chicago called Jump Town. They cut two 78-rpm records for Aristocrat as the George Davis Quartet; these sides followed Davis into obscurity. In 1948/49, Jackie & Roy went on to work with Charlie Ventura. At the same time, Davis cut a very unusual set of acetates with an unidentified band (bass, drums, piano, trumpet, guitar, Davis on alto and tenor sax), playing some standards and a selection of compositions identified as original but which turn out to have been pilfered from the Fats Navarro songbook. The unique 78-rpm records, which were rediscovered in a record shop in Chicago a few years ago, had not been previously issued. Awkwardly announced by Davis, who pretends that there is an audience though it is clear that they’re being waxed in solitude, these privately recorded bop and r&b tracks are pure Chicago jazz, hot, swinging, and bristling with attitude. Another lovely missive from the dustbin of music history." Squidco has copies
  24. Corbett v Dempsey

    John wasn't that forthcoming with details - it's a bit sketchy now - maybe it was estate related - I met so many interesting people (jazz wise) in Chicago & NYC things are a bit of a blur Anyway, he still has copies - I suppose if you go in there & buy a few CDs he may give you one