Here are the deluxe editions that fans of the cult ’90s pop revivalists have been waiting for! A total of 51 bonus tracks are spread across these freshly-remastered reissues of Jellyfish’s two studio albums. Look for Joe’s review later today!
The Numero Group has excavated eight tracks, recorded between 1979 and 1981, from a soulful Chicago collective that may be the best funk-dance-soul outfit you’ve never heard of!
This 2-CD or 3-LP set features previously unissued live recordings by the late, great jazz pianist Red Garland, recorded at San Francisco’s Keystone Korner. Garland is joined by bassist Leroy Vinnegar and drummer Philly Joe Jones on these 16 tracks totaling over 150 minutes of music. These recordings, taken from the soundboard the week of December 6, 1977, mark the only time this trio ever performed or recorded together. The 2-CD set adds a 44-page booklet containing new liner notes from Nat Hentoff, Ira Gitler, Don Schlitten, Doug Ramsey, Benny Green, Kenny Washington and producers, Zev Feldman and Todd Barkan, plus previously unseen photographs. Songs include “On a Clear Day,” “It’s Impossible,” “Straight No Chaser,” “Autumn Leaves” and “The Christmas Song.”
Released to coincide with the 46th anniversary of King Crimson’s formation in January 1969, Live At The Orpheum features performances from the band’s critically acclaimed, sold-out 2014 US tour. Available as a CD/DVD-A set (with high-resolution 96/24 stereo on the DVD-A) or on heavyweight 200 gram vinyl, this release premieres 41 minutes of live music from the current seven-piece iteration of King Crimson. Includes “Starless,” “Sailor’s Tale,” “The Letters” and more as recorded on September 30 and October 1, 2014 at Los Angeles’ Orpheum Theatre.
Hot on the heels of their smash 2014 collaborative album, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga are taking their act on the road – and onto home screens with this 72-minute, 19-song concert filmed at New York City’s Jazz at Lincoln Center last summer. The 72-minute special features such standards as “Anything Goes,” “I Won’t Dance,” “Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye” and Irving Berlin’s title track as performed by Bennett, Gaga and a 39-piece orchestra. Available on both Blu-ray and DVD.
Culture Factory presents a limited edition mini-LP replica edition on CD of the soundtrack to the 1976 documentary film featuring an all-star array of musicians performing Beatles songs. Previously available on CD from Hip-o Select, the double-disc album includes tracks by Elton John, Jeff Lynne, The Bee Gees, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Rod Stewart, Leo Sayer, Peter Gabriel and more!
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