Son Of Ice Bag

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  1. Best and worst sounding RVG Blue Note CD

    Best: Lonnie Smith: Think!
  2. New - Grant Green - Sunday Mornin’ LP reissue

    "Legendary recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder is like a 5th member is this session capturing the instruments, the air, the vibe of the studio, the stereo soundstage (unusual in those days) just perfectly. Upon hearing the Sunday Mornin’ analog tapes used for cutting this release, mastering engineer Kevin Gray gleefully proclaimed, “Rudy’s sound doesn’t get any better than this, it really doesn’t”! I can't believe the high praise, hearing the 25 years old japanese Blue Note Works TOCJ 4099 edition. You can hear a falling bottle in the studio in "God Bless The Child" after 5:36 minutes. Did they correct that ?
  3. New - Grant Green - Sunday Mornin’ LP reissue

    Is there still the bottle in "God Bless The Child" (5:36) ?
  4. Late 60's Early 70's Blue Note Lesser Known Gems

    Wayne Shorter, Lou Donaldson, Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley, Bobby Hutcherson, Horace Silver, Jackie McLean, Andrew Hill, Elvin Jones, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Turrentine, Ornette Coleman, McCoy Tyner, Gene Harris, Donald Byrd, Grant Green - they are all Blue Note family, Alfred Lion/Francis Wolff family. After Alfred Lion left Blue Note in july 1967, Blue Note indeed hits a new note. Try Eddie Gale - Ghetto Music Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra - Consummation Jimmy McGriff - Electric Funk Ronnie Foster - Two headed freap Marlena Shaw - Who is this bitch, anyway? Moacir Santos - Saudate Alphone Mouzon - Mind transplant Ronnie Laws - Fever Eddie Henderson - Heritage Earl Klugh - Living inside your love and, of course Bobbi Humphrey - Blacks and Blues They have nothing to do with Alfred Lion. The Worm by Jimmy McGriff is not really a Blue Note record, it was released on the Solid State label.
  5. 2019: Blue Note's 80th Anniversary

    Waiting and hoping for Ashley Kahns "Somthin' Else". It's about time !
  6. Blue Train (Deluxe Edition)

    Would have been Donald Byrd a better choise ? You can check this ! I have a small problem with the titel track: It sounds much like Sonny Clark's "Sonny's crib", recorded two weeks before "Blue train". Clark's sidemen were: Byrd, Coltrane, Fuller, Chambers and Art Taylor. A really great session, too. Certainly no "Blue train" without this predecessor. By the way: In 1987, they put Coltrane's record on the grave of Blue Note Records Founder Alfred Lion. It was one of his favorite sessions - along with Joe Henderson's "State of the tenor".
  7. Blue Note LPs Never on CD

    Looking for Jackie McLean: Hipnosis on CD ????
  8. Blue Note LPs Never on CD

    Thanks ! What about this one: Blue Note 4355: Worth Waiting For / Joe Williams ?
  9. Blue Note LPs Never on CD

    Blue Note 4364 Something to listen to/Jimmy McGriff Blue Note 4378 The Three Sounds/Gene Harris ?
  10. Blue Note LPs Never on CD

    Also looking for Blue Note 4339: Multidirection/Kenny Cox and the Contemporary Jazz Quintet (The Allmusic review awarded the album 4 stars !) Blue Note 4420: All The United States of Mind Phase 3/Horace Silver (here only 1 1/2 stars from Allmusic) on CD.
  11. Blue Note LPs Never on CD

    Waiting for Blue Note 4236: High Frequency/Jackie McLean Blue Note 4300: Collision in Black/Blue Mitchell on CD