David Manley is a historic figure of in the world of Audio and High Fidelity. Manley designed and linked his name to a series of tube based high end audio products sold by his company Vacuum Tube Logic (VTL). He also recorded a series of completely analog Jazz recordings that are an absolute reference in the non-classical genre.
In this DSD Jazz sampler, Fone’s Giulio Cesare Ricci has selected the “creme de la creme” of these recordings for your listening pleasure. It features top Jazz vocalists, artists and studio musicians including Doc Powell, Eddie Harris, Sekou Bunch, Karen Briggs, Luis Conte, Vickie Leigh, Toolbox, Kate McGarry, Munyungo Jackson, Lenny Castro and Todd Cochran.
This album – Percorsi Sonori No. 2 (Sound Paths No. 2) – along with two earlier Jazz samplers at NativeDSD Music from Fone – More Best of the Best and David Manley Recordings – provide an overview of the Manley Jazz recordings. You will also find it at NativeDSD Music along with some of the VTL Jazz recordings by artists including Karen Knowles, Kate McGarry, and Sekou Bunch.
Doc Powell – Guitar (Track 1)
James Leary – Bass (Track 2)
Eddie Harris – Vocals & Tenor Sax (Track 2)
Louis Verdieu – Vocals (Track 3)
Sekou Bunch – Bass (Tracks 3, 8, 10)
Karen Briggs – Violin (Tracks 3, 8)
Bill Summers – Percussion (Tracks 3, 10)
Luis Conte – Percussion (Track 3)
Jim Dawson – Vocals, Guitar, Piano (Track 4)
Sam Sklair – Musical Director, Clarinet, Shaker (Track 4)
Frank Crawford – Piano, Organ & Keyboards (Tracks 4, 7)
Vickie Leigh – Background Vocals (Track 4)
Toolbox (Tracks 5, 9)
Kate McGarry – Vocals (Track 6)
Josh Sklair – Guitar (Track 7)
Iroko (Track 8)
Munyungo Jackson – Percussion (Tracks 8, 10)
Lenny Castro – Percussion (Track 10)
Todd Cochran – Piano (Track 10)
Total time: 00:58:31
Bill Summers, Doc Powell, Eddie Harris, Frank Crawford, Iroko, James Leary, Jim Dawson, Josh Sklair, Karen Briggs, Kate McGarry, Lenny Castro, Louis Verdieu, Luis Conte, Munyungo Jackson, Sam Sklair, Sekou Bunch, Todd Cochran, Toolbox, Vickie Leigh
VTL Manley Quad Unity Gain Analog Mixer
AGFA Type 468 Tape at 200 nano-Webers, run without any kind of noise reduction
|Analog Tape Recorder||
Studer C37 2-Track Analog Tape Recorder at 15ips
VTL Manley White Wire Cables
Manley Gold Reference
|Original Recording Format|
|Release Date||October 26, 2021|
Unbelievably well recorded material. This will be a demo album for me. Very varied music but all incredibly well recorded. You will not be disappointed!
Best of his best recordings compilation. Not to be missed!
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