When we listening to Charlie Parker through the Internet it is difficult to understand why they call him The Bird – the digitization muffles the unique sound of his instrument and inspired passages. Initially substandard recordings are also interfered – there were only two illustrative tracks among five LPs, I placed them at the beginning of the collection. These beautiful melodies allow you to appreciate the genius of Bird. I wonder where is he flying now.
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Parker's early recordings on Dial are full of drive, inspiration and craftsmanship, the quality of the shellac originals is above all praise. Unfortunately, it is not possible to get these 78 discs, and vinyl reissues presented here sound by all criteria worse. At Pickwick, all records were passed through the reverb, but even such recordings with a competent remastering often sound preferable and give a better idea of Parker's playing than technocratic digitizations from the originals on YouTube, so let them be here. Maybe someone will love them, as I once listened to this particular Pickwick album and fell in love with the music of "Bird of Paradise".
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A remarkable period of Miles Davis and John Coltrane cooperation, the records are more than good, even russian perestroika copy album and the German 1980s reissue of Relaxin' sound good . Miles's muted trumpet sounds natural, I would also strees your attention on Red Garland's cool piano sound in Oleo and If I Were A Bell.
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NEW – Energophone take – 19-05-2020
French reissue from 1940s Dial Records. Miles Davis plays trumpet, and Dodo Marmarosa plays grand piano. Bi-bop of the highest standard at the peak of its popularity. Audiophile Lo-Fi sound, precise and clear, without artificial additives, especially the first four tracks of 1946.The cool sound of the Davis trumpet is worth mentioning too.
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