Two exciting jazz SACDs will be in the hands of ten AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers next month who register this month on our simple form. Both from Chesky Records, they benefit from the label’s minimalist miking techniques and will make an outstanding addition to any audiophile collection. Cobbs Corner is a swinging quartet led by drummer Jimmy Cobb, with legendary New York pianist Ronnie Mathews. Cobbs has been called “One of the most versatile and musical drummers in music today.” Larry Coryell, who has been called “the most innovative guitarist since Charlie Christian” goes back to his roots in Impressions—his organ trio SACD. The ten winners of the two SACDs will be listed here in August.
And here are the ten winners of the 4-CD set of the complete Well-Tempered Clavier of Bach from Music & Arts—our June drawing. Congrats to all!: Stan Schwab, Wilmette IL; Robert Gilbert, Peachtree Corners GA; Richard L. Meyer, Apple Valley CA; Alan Craig, Grand Junction CO; Neal Arluck, Long Island City NY; Robert Bonini, McMurray PA; Howard Edwards, Berkeley CA; Kathleen M. Smith, Cottonwood AZ; Gregory F. Weis, Aiken SC; James Burr, Larchmont NY.
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