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  2. The new Herb Alpert remasters are now available for download from Amazon and iTunes, and high-res versions are available from Acoustic Sounds and HDTracks. Some of these albums are seeing their first-ever release digitally. Check them out today!

2017 Next Herb Re-Issues

Discussion in 'The Beat of The Brass: Herb Alpert/Tijuana Brass' started by Steve Sidoruk, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. Steve Sidoruk

    Steve Sidoruk Founder, A&M Fan Net Moderator Thread Starter

    Location:
    Cheshire, CT USA
    February 24th is the release date for: HERB ALPERT/HUGH MASEKELA, BLOW YOUR OWN HORN and BULLISH. Happy New Year! :wink:
     
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  2. Bobberman

    Bobberman Active Member

    Location:
    moscow idaho
    EXCELLENT NEWS. Those are the last albums i need to get on Cd along with wild romance. And my Herb Cd collection is Pretty much complete. And im not expecting to see JYAM. But at least i have it along with needledrops. But again this is Great News. I look forward to their releases
     
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  3. lswilson99

    lswilson99 Member

    Location:
    Essex, England
    Great news. Here's hoping that Wild Romance, Under a Spanish Moon and My Abstract Heart soon follow!!!
     
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  4. Bobberman

    Bobberman Active Member

    Location:
    moscow idaho
    I have the original Cds For "Spanish Moon" and "Abstract Heart" and i send Best wishes for you and Everybody in getting Your Missing Gaps filled in your respective collections Truly Good Times ahead for Everybody.
     
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  5. lswilson99

    lswilson99 Member

    Location:
    Essex, England
    Thanks for this. I also have original CDs of Spanish Moon and Abstract Heart (as well as Wild Romance) but I am a completist and would also like to have reissued CD versions.

    However, by the sounds of it, the one album that we could all end up waiting in vain for (in reissued CD format) will be Just You and Me.
     
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  6. Mike Blakesley

    Mike Blakesley Well-Known Member Moderator

    Location:
    Forsyth MT
    Given that they've reissued a ton of albums that were less-than-stellar sellers, I have a feeling that JYAM is being orphaned because they just don't have access to the masters anymore, for whatever reasons. Combine that with the fact it was a poor seller, there's not much incentive to go to a lot of work to release it.
     
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  7. Stephen Vakil

    Stephen Vakil Member

    Location:
    London, England
    ...other than that it's a great album and is the only one which was never released on CD, I think.....!

    Stephen
     
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  8. Bobberman

    Bobberman Active Member

    Location:
    moscow idaho
    Iam a completist of sorts as well in the sense that i wanted at least one cd copy of every release. Anything beyond that to me is either a bonus (such as different mixes or collectibles. Things like that) and i would agree with you and Mike about " Just you and me " i would not be surprised if the masters to that were either discarded or Lost for whatever reason. But nevertheless even if it never appears on Cd Or digital release i still own my pristine vinyl copy and several neeedledrop cds of it but we wont know about the official status of that album for sure unless we hear from Randy Badazz ( who i understand is the one who is responsible for these current reissues) and whatever he says is The Official word. But im very happy for what has been released so far and even if there are No more to be released after this i will be content because with this next round of 3 ( plus wild romance) my basic Herb Cd collection will be complete.
     
  9. Bobberman

    Bobberman Active Member

    Location:
    moscow idaho
    Right you are Stephen. JYAM has never been availible on Cd and to my knowledge it has not ever been reissued since its original run. I may be wrong though.
     
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  10. Rudy

    Rudy ᕦ(ò_óˇ)ᕤ Site Admin

    Location:
    US
    Other than Blow Your Own Horn (which I bought many years after the fact), I bought all of the US releases as they came out on CD originally, so in terms of digital versions, I'm pretty much all set here. Whatever else comes out now is just "gravy." :D
     
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  11. Steve Sidoruk

    Steve Sidoruk Founder, A&M Fan Net Moderator Thread Starter

    Location:
    Cheshire, CT USA
    Stand by, there may be some gravy down the road. :wink:
     
  12. Rudy

    Rudy ᕦ(ò_óˇ)ᕤ Site Admin

    Location:
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  13. Harry

    Harry Charter Member Moderator

    Are these three to be downloads, high-res, and CDs? I assume no vinyl.
     
  14. Rudy

    Rudy ᕦ(ò_óˇ)ᕤ Site Admin

    Location:
    US
    Only the biggest sellers had vinyl releases, but I wager high-res is on the way. The releases I have so far sound fantastic.
     
  15. toeknee4bz

    toeknee4bz Active Member

    Location:
    Palatka, Florida
    I, for one, am happy to see BLOW YOUR OWN HORN re-released on CD. I've always thought it was a great (and underrated) album, every bit as good as the RISE album or the MAGIC MAN album. It'll be interesting to read the comments from those who will hear it for the first time!
     
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  16. Bobberman

    Bobberman Active Member

    Location:
    moscow idaho
    I for one Enjoy Gravy. And sometimes the gravy makes everything more complete. As is the case for this wonderful current reissue series.
     
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  17. Harry

    Harry Charter Member Moderator

  18. bob knack

    bob knack Member

    Gravy Waltz, which was written by Ray Brown with lyric by Steverino, was backed by Donn Trenner's band. The sidemen were great, Herb Ellis, Frank Rosolino, Pete Candoli, Bob Enevoldsen, etc. Trenner is still out there working.
     
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  19. DeeInKY

    DeeInKY Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Kentucky
    CDs already available for preorder on Amazon. :cool:
     
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