For our October drawing Mack Avenue Records has donated seven double-disc audiophile vinyl albums, mastered and pressed by Kevin Gray at Record Techology Inc. in a three-step process. They are: Kind of Brown and The Good Feeling (Christian McBride), Common Ground (Gary Burton), Seeds From the Underground (Kenny Garrett), Friends (Stanley Jordan), Zen Food (Kevin Eubanks), and Timeline (Yellowjackets.) Each of the seven winners (who will announced here next month) will receive one of the album at random. To be eligible, just register this month via our simple non-intrusive form, and we won’t share your email address.
Here are the two very lucky winners of the complete 55-CD set, Mercury Living Presence: The Collector’s Edition 2, our September drawing. May you both enjoy many hours exploring this groundbreaking set of classical discs from the Golden Age of Recorded Audio:
Terrence Faulkner, Cumberland RI
Judith Michaels, Austin TX
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