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Top Music Releases Hearing The Song by Leslie Ritter & Scott Petito in Super Audio CD Stereo [HFR]

Top Music International has released a new SACD by singer Leslie Ritter and guitarist Scott Petito entitled Hearing The Song, Listening the Silence. Readers of High Fidelity Review know that many of Top Music International’s Super Audio CD releases are sponsored by audio companies. read more…

2L Presents Pianist Ola Gjeilos Debut Album in Surround Sound Super Audio CD [HFR]

Composer and Pianist Ola Gjeilo is featured in his debt album on the latest Super Audio CD release from 2L. 2L is a record company based in Norway that specializes in high quality Classical recordings. 2L has released almost 20 Super Audio CDs in the last year and has enjoyed wide acclaim for the quality of their SACD releases. read more…

Telarc Brings Ray Charles Album Ray Sings, Basie Swings to 5.1 SACD Surround Sound [HFR]

Through the magic of technology, Ray Charles and the Count Basie Orchestra perform together for the first time on this 5.0 Surround Sound Super Audio CD from Telarc International and the Concord Music Group. The album unites tapes of Ray Charles performing in a series of concerts in the mid 1970’s in England and Germany with the sound of today’s Count Basie Orchestra under the Direction of Bill Hughes. read more…

The Hurriganes Roadrunner Rock Album Comes to Market in Super Audio CD Surround Sound

The Hurriganes Roadrunner Rock Album Comes to Market in Super Audio CD Surround Sound

The Hurriganes, a rock group from Finland, has re-released their album “Roadrunner” in a new 5.1 Surround Sound Super Audio CD. Roadrunner was recorded at Marcus Music AB in Stockhold, Sweden in September 1974 and was originally released as a Stereo Vinyl LP. In the 1990s, the album was released as a Stereo CD and this was followed in the summer of 2004 with a 30th Anniversary Remastered Edition on Stereo CD.

Checking the album’s liner notes, we learn that a 5.1 Surround Sound CD edition of the album was also mixed, mastered and authored in May and June 2004. I don’t recall hearing about this anniversary edition at that time. read more…

Valerie Joyce Sings The Music of Burt Bacharach in Super Audio CD Surround Sound [HFR]

Chesky Records continues its series of original live Jazz recordings with the release of The Look of Love: The Music of Burt Bacharach by Valerie Joyce. Like the earlier albums in this series, the album was recorded at St. read more…

Opus 3 Releases Super Audio CD of Eva Taylor Live at the Pawnshop [HFR]

Opus 3 Records has brought Jazz Singer Eva Taylor to market in a new Surround Sound Super Audio CD. The album is another in the famed series of recordings at the Pawnshop Jazz Club in Stockholm. It follows the label’s 30 Year Anniversary Collection in Super Audio CD that was issued in January as well as a 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Surround Sound SACD edition of Jazz at the Pawnshop on the Proprius label (see linked stories below for more information on these Super Audio CDs. read more…

Michel Camilo and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Star in Telarc Surround Sound SACD Releases [HFR]

Jazz pianist Michel Camilo with his jazz trio and Robert Spano conducting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra are the stars of two new Surround Sound Super Audio CDs from the Telarc label. Bringing out the new album by Michel Camilo in Surround Sound SACD seems fitting given the label’s recent Super Audio CD release by another jazz pianist – Hiromi. read more…

Sony Super Audio CD Car Entertainment Systems Are Now Available in the U.S. [HFR]

Earlier today, Sony Electronics Car Audio, based in San Diego, California announced that the MEX-DV2000 will be the first of Sony’s new Super Audio CD equipped Car Audio products in the U.S. market. According to Sony, the MEX-DV2000 is now available for purchase from U.S. read more…

Jacintha Goes to Hollywood Released in Super Audio CD [HFR]

After a 3 year absence from the recording studio, Jacintha returns with a new album titled Jacintha Goes to Hollywood. Prior to its release to music stores later this year, Groove Note Records made the new album available this week as a Hybrid Stereo Super Audio CD. read more…

Jacintha Goes to Hollywood Released in SACD

After a 3 year absence from the recording studio, Jacintha returns with a new album titled Jacintha Goes to Hollywood. Prior to its release to music stores later this year, Groove Note Records made the new album available this week as a Hybrid Stereo Super Audio CD.

On the new release, the singer from Singapore performs 9 classic songs from the movies with help from a group of Jazz all stars and arrangements by guitarist Anthony Wilson and pianist Iskandar Ismail. (Wilson is well known for his excellent SACD releases on Groove Note as well as his work backing singer Diana Krall). read more…

Chesky Releases The Jobim Songbook In New York and The Raven In SACD Surround Sound [HFR]

Chesky Records newest Surround Sound SACDs are a new recording of The Jobim Songbook In New York by The David Hazeltine Trio and a Surround Sound SACD reissue of Rebecca Pidgeon’s audiophile classic The Raven. The Jobim Songbook In New York is another in the label’s New York Sessions series of original jazz recordings recorded last year at St. read more…

Volodos Plays Liszt Arrives from Sony Classical In Surround Sound Super Audio CD [HFR]

Sony Classical has released the newest album by Pianist Arcadi Volodos in Surround Sound SACD. Titled Volodos Plays Liszt, the disc is the artist’s first album that solely focuses on compositions by Franz Liszt.

Continuing the practice used at SonyBMG’s RCA Red Seal and BMG classical labels, the new Volodos Plays Liszt is a Single Inventory Hybrid Surround Sound SACD. read more…

Linn Records Extends 55% Off SACD Sale Through The End of July [HFR]

Linn Records is extending their Super Audio CD “Classic Album Promotion” through the month of July. The promotion offers two collections of 10 Linn Records SACD releases (Classical and Jazz) for $99.99. This is quite a deal when you consider that these Super Audio CDs normally sell for the price of $22 each from the Linn Records web site. read more…

Beethoven Headlines May BIS Releases [HFR]

BIS Records recently released two new SACDs entitled Enchanted Garden, performed by Jaakko Kuusisto and Sharon Bezaly with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, and Beethoven’s Complete Works for Solo Piano (vol.5) performed by Ronald Brautigam. read more…

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