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HDtracks Releases FREE JAZZ & BLUES EXPERIENCE Album in a CD-Quality Download
(Published: June 11, 2009)

New York, NY-HDtracks (www.hdtracks.com), the world's pre-eminent high-resolution music downloading Website, offering spectacular CD and DVD audio quality downloads, announces the release of the FREE album Jazz & Blues Experience, available for download from this link: http://www.hdtracks.com/jazzdownload. Jazz & Blues Experience is a seven-track odyssey of music of some of today's finest artists. Pioneered by David and Norman Chesky of Chesky Records, HDtracks offers customers a superior listening experience unparalleled in clarity and quality, as well as cover artwork and full, descriptive PDF liner notes to provide context and enrich listeners' enjoyment of the music. HDtracks offers CD-quality downloads in AIFF and FLAC formats, as well as superior-quality mp3s. HDtracks encompasses a multitude of genres, and from there delves deeper into the beauty and diversity of each type of music and its respective artists. The jazz page alone explores all the great styles: avant garde, big band, bop, contemporary, fusion, Latin, and swing, just to name a few. Each style features a wealth of extremely talented solo artists and groups.

Jazz & Blues Experience features the freshest, most exciting music of today's legends, who currently record for the hottest labels, such as Palmetto, Koch, Analogue, and Light Without Heat. Works include, respectively, organist Dr. Lonnie Smith's "Dapper Dan," from Rise Up, trumpeter Dominick Farinacci's "Vision," from Lovers, Tales, and Dances, Harry "Big Daddy" Hypolite's "Big Bad Girl," from Louisiana Country Boy, and Steve Vai's "Louisiana Swamp Swank" from The Elusive Light and Sound, Volume 1.

Chesky Records artists round out the album. David Johansen and the Harry Smiths perform "Oh Death," from their self-titled album, while Dave's True Story contributes "Misery" from its album Unauthorized. Nigerian percussionist Babatunde Olatunji completes the Chesky lineup with "Saré Tete Wa," from his album Love Drum Talk.

David says, "The tone is what moves us. A jazz saxophonist works his entire life to create a beautiful tone. It is the poetry of the music. It is what gives artists their own identities. It is HDtracks' job to bring this to the listener."

HDtracks features music of the world's most prominent jazz and blues labels. In addition to the above, the site also features jazz works of ECM, Sunnyside, Cryptogramophone, Hyena, New World, BHM Productions, Tzadik, MAXJAZZ, Evidence, HipBop, Favored Nations, Storyville, New Albion, DRG, and many more. HDtracks showcases multiple albums of internationally acclaimed jazz musicians, such as ECM artists Keith Jarrett and Pat Metheny, the McCoy Tyner quartet and bassist Ron Carter, both on the Chesky label, Sunnyside's Luciana Souza, and Alligator's Johnny Winter, among a multitude of others. Blues highlights include prominent labels such as Hyena and Alligator, and world class artists such as Dr. John and Clarence Gatemouth Brown.

Jazz & Blues Experience is available for download only from this link:

HDtracks offers CD-quality downloads in AIFF and FLAC formats, PDFs of complete liner notes, and superior-quality mp3s.

About HDtracks

Founded by multi Grammy-nominated jazz and classical composer and inventor of new sound technology David Chesky, and his brother, Norman, HDtracks provides downloads for a superior listening experience in purity, tone, and expression, presenting uncompressed, CD and DVD Audio quality, crystal-clear recordings of each world-class musician, vocalist, and ensemble. HDtracks presents jazz and blues (and all) artists in the best possible light, allowing listeners to experience the true depth of their talent and individuality.

HDtracks deepens the listeners' experience beyond the music by being the only digital music service to provide complete liner notes with every download. "Listening to an album without liner notes is like going to a concert without a program. The writers add to and enrich the musical experience."
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More Information: http://www.hdtracks.com/jazzdownload

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