MPS - 0210986MSW - 180 Gram Virgin Vinyl - AAA 100% Analogue
Pressed in Germany - Limited Edition
AAA 100% Analogue This LP was Remastered using Pure Analogue Components Only, from the Master Tapes through to the Cutting Head
The piano recording is ultra-clean and transparent and deserving of high SPL playback. You will tap your feet!This is one of the recent MPS reissues produced by German producer/engineer/audio writer Dirk Sommer and the AAA production, featuring careful lacquer cutting using the original master tape (a full sized copy of the cover in included), and high quality German pressing adds up to a top quality reissue. Sound 9/10 Music 9/10 Michael Fremer Analogplanet.com
The vinyl 180-gram re-mastering manages to capture live theatre natural acoustics, but adjusted to reflect a cleaner technological mix. The higher-register piano notes are crisp and have the correct amount of measured percussive impact. There is a replica of the original analog tape sleeve and informative album liner/recording notes. Sound 4.5/5 Audiohile Audition
The pure analog restored edition of the rousing 1976 recorded through concert leaves a the music to the time of their performance to enjoy. "Lothar Brandt MINT, 07/2016
" Well, that one can experience this adventure with the usual great and finalized by the sound engineers Christoph Stickel and Dirk Sommer sound quality again. "Piano News, July / August 2016
Friday the 13th is a date many of us view with a certain amount of foreboding. For those who love vinyl albums, it’s their lucky day: on Friday, May 13th Edel:Kultur unties another bundle of re-releases from the catalogue of the iconic MPS label situated in Germany’s Black Forest. The newest package from the Reforest the Legend series embraces the decade of 1970-1980, and covers a wide diversity of styles.
Once again sound engineers Christoph Stickel and Dirk Sommer have scrupulously remastered the original recordings. The resulting Edel:Kultur releases are high quality 180g Vinyl pressings enclosed in record jackets containing the original artwork.
Monty Alexander - piano
John Clayton - bass
Jeff Hamilton - drums.
1 Nite crap blues
3 Satin Doll
4 Work song
5 Drown in My Own Tears
6 Battle hymn of the republic