Jun 202019

here’s the promised second show by sphere, the last of their shows that i have.  it’s a corker, too, and it’s only a pity that the third set is not included.

new york, new york
united states of america

7 september 2002

gary bartz (ss on 7-8, as on 1-6, 9)
kenny barron (p)
buster williams (b)
ben riley (d)

cd one 55:21
01. pumpkin’s delight (charlie rouse) 14:24
02. we see (thelonious monk) 15:23
03. if i should lose you (leo robin, ralph rainger) 17:20
04. tokudo (charles ‘buster’ williams) 8:12

cd two 68:49
05. isfahan (duke ellington, billy strayhorn) 13:39
06. evidence (thelonious monk) 14:21
07. cook’s bay (kenny barron) 15:21
08. twilight song (kenny barron) 13:36
09. the surrey with the fringe on the top (richard rodgers, oscar hammerstein ii) 11:50

total time: 124:10

first and second sets (of three).

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discographical information adapted from sphere discography: http://www.jazzdiscography.com/leaders/sphere-ldr.php

sample: t02 we see.mp3
download: Sphere_2002-09-07_NewYork.zip

Feb 162019

here’s a quick little upload.  i really enjoyed the 1st piece, so here it is.  (it’s an mp2 320/48.  the sample is converted to mp3 as wordpress didn’t seem to like mp2.)

gary bartz ntu troop
berlin, germany
6 november 1975
(recorded at the festival “berliner jazztage 1975”)

gary bartz (as, ss, voc)
charles conway mims jr. (p, keyb)
curtis robertson (b)
howard king (dr)

1 announcements by manfred miller (0:45)
2 medley:
-jujuman (23:10)
3 medley (unknown titles) (9:50)
4 pisces daddy blue (12:28)
5 love choral (7:40)

broadcast: rbb kulturradio, july 15, 2011

dvb-c (320 kbps/ 48 khz) > technotrend tt-1500 dvb-c pci card > harddisk.
edits were made with the mp3directcut software.

sample: t05 love choral.mp3
download: GaryBartz_1975-11-06_Philharmonie_BerlinGermany.zip

no covers

Apr 292016

here’s one from the nrk archives, and a video to boot.  this is a phenomenal video (except for a short glitch in the middle), so i’m making an exception to my ‘no videos on account of they’re too large’ for the moment.

miles davis
chateau neuf
oslo, norway
9 november 1971

miles davis – tp
gary bartz – ss, as
keith jarrett – el-p, org
michael henderson – el-b
ndugu leon chancler – dr
charles don alias – cga, perc
james mtume forman – cga, perc

1 directions (j. zawinul)
2 honky tonk (m. davis)
3 what i say (m. davis)
4 sanctuary (w. shorter)
5 it’s about that time (m. davis)
6 yesternow (m. davis)
7 funky tonk (m. davis)
8 closing theme (sanctuary)

duration: 01:22:05

nrk webcast > adobehds php downloader > .flv video
no re-encoding has been applied, the adobehds.php downloader
is a script for downloading .flv video streams.

source url: https://tv.nrk.no/serie/jazzforum/fuha01008571/08-06-1972
original broadcast date: 8 june 1972

video: mpeg-4 (avc high@l3.1), bit rate 2250 kbps, 1280×720 (16:9), 25.000 fps
audio: aac-lc, 160 kbps, 48.0 khz, 2 channels

– this was also seeded on dimeadozen (torrent #556735), but this .flv file was
downloaded directly from the nrk.no website, not via the seed on dimeadozen.
– as noted on the dime seed, ‘the abrupt interuption of tv translation is between
00:32:59 and 00:35:34 during “what i say”. a part of don alias conga solo is
missing.’ from the way the picture & sound fade back in, it looks like a problem
with the original recording &/or transmission. i’d like to remove that 2-1/2
minutes, but don’t know how without transcoding; maybe someday.
– setlist & line-up are from the dime seed, which took it from the peter losin site

sample: (no sample yet)
download: MilesDavis_1971-11-09_ChateauNeuf_Oslo.zip
cd jewel case cover: link

Apr 102014

MDFwFr1_thumbnailafter checking for new jazz shows on dime, i had a look at the oldest running jazz seed: this show by miles davis is still on dime after almost 9 years (it’ll be 9 years on  17-may-2014).  wow.  i don’t even know who the seeder was — they’re now just listed as “unknown”.  it was an fm broadcast, recorded from the soundboard… the quality is superb.  and late 1970 is a fantastic period for miles, imho.

artwork:  i’ve included cd covers by jamie lochhead, from his site jaime lockhhead.co.uk (see his terms of use).

miles davis septet
fillmore west auditorium, san francisco ca
15 october 1970
kpfa-fm radio broadcast

miles davis (tpt)
gary bartz (ss, as)
keith jarrett (el-p, org)
michael henderson (el-b)
jack dejohnette (d)
airto moreira (perc)
jumma santos [jim riley] (perc)

01-honky tonk
02-what i say (incl. radio broadcast voiceover announcement)
05-bitches brew
06-funky tonk-the theme

total time: 63:49 mns

– this is not taken from the fillmore tree. the fillmore tree version is about 25 mns. this here is almost the complete show, only “directions”, the set-opener is missing: total time is about 64 mns. this fm source sounds great.

– according to p.losin: “the davis septet opened for leon russell and sea train for four nights at the fillmore west, october 15-18 (thursday-sunday). columbia probably recorded these shows, and the fillmore certainly did. none of the recordings of this show that i have heard includes “directions,” the standard set-opener…”

soundboard > kpfa-fm radio broadcast > ? > cd > eac (secure mode) > cubase sx2 (minor re-tracking, no sound processing applied) > flac 1.1.2 [-8, -v, sector aligned]

sample:  t03-sanctuary.mp3

download: md1970-10-15_fillmore_west_sanfrancisco.zip