Various Artists – Kinda Jazzy Kinda Funky, Volume 2 (2005)
PS3 Rip | ISO | SACD DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 57:40 minutes | Scans included | 2,33 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 1,11 GB
HighNote Records SACD # HCD 6014
Kinda Jazzy Kinda Funky is a fine sampling of jazz artists and vocalists on the 2004 High Note roster. These previously released nine tracks consist of compositions from Melvin Sparks, Rodney Jones, Randy Johnston, Bill Heid, and David “Fathead” Newman along with Lalo Schifrin’s “The Cat,” performed by Joey DeFrancesco, and Houston Person’s take on Johnny Griffin’s “Sweet Sucker.” This is a great way to get familiar with the High Note sound and audiophiles will be interested in knowing that this title.
01. Rodney Jones – Let The Music Take Your Mind
02. Jim Payne – P. Brain
03. David ‘Fathead’ Newman – Shakabu
04. Mike LeDonne – Delilah
05. Eric Alexander – A Few Miles From Memphis
06. Melvin Sparks – Guitar Playah
07. Steve Turre – The Spirits Up Above
08. Rodney Jones – Soul Makossa
09. ‘Papa’ John DeFrancesco – 160 Million Dollar Chinese Man
10. Melvin Sparks – A Love Jam
HighNote Records is an American record label based in New York City, specializing in jazz music. HighNote was founded by Joe Fields, who worked for Prestige Records as an executive in the 1960s and founded Muse Records in the 1970s. HighNote also reissues classic jazz recordings, from artists such as Art Tatum, Thelonious Monk and Woody Shaw.