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Bouncing with Bud

Bud Powell, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, William Schiopffe

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1
Rifftide
Bud Powell; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen; William Schiopffe
4:17
2
Bouncing with Bud
Bud Powell; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen; William Schiopffe
6:00
3
Move
Bud Powell; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen; William Schiopffe
5:01
4
The Best Thing For You
Bud Powell; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen; William Schiopffe
6:01
5
Straight No Chaser
Bud Powell; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen; William Schiopffe
6:44
6
I Remember Clifford
Bud Powell; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen; William Schiopffe
6:20
7
Hot House
Bud Powell; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen; William Schiopffe
5:50
8
52nd Street Theme
Bud Powell; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen; William Schiopffe
2:24
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    42:37
"... (a) five star trio session ... the ultra-influential pianist was being tormented by his demons in 1962, but that doesn't prevent him from giving 100% on such jazz standards as Tadd Dameron's Hot House, Thelonious Monk's Straight No Chaser and Denzil Best's Move ... how tragic that an improviser this gifted never found peace during his lifetime."
- All About Jazz

Jazz pianist Bud Powell recorded these tunes in Copenhagen on April 26, 1962 with 15-year-old bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and drummer William Schiopffe. Released at one point under the title Bud Powell In Copenhagen, the album features breezy interpretions of songs by Thelonious Monk, Irving Berlin, Coleman Hawkins, Tadd Dameron and others.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 11.2896 MHz, 5.6448 MHz, 2.8224 MHz DSD – 2xHD Studio Masters

This album is a high-resolution digital transfer of material originating from an analogue master source. As a result of the analogue recording technology utilized during its production, it is possible that it may contain an audible noise floor as well as other artifacts, and may also have limitations in bandwidth and/or dynamic range.

From 2xHD:

In the constant evolution of its proprietary mastering process, 2xHD has progressed to a new phase called 2xHD FUSION, integrating the finest analog, with state-of-the-art digital technology.

The mastering chain consists of a selection of high-end vacuum tube equipment. For the recordings on this album, the original ¼” 15 ips CCIR master tapes were played on a Nagra-T tape recorder, modified with high-end tube playback electronics, wired from the playback head directly to a Telefunken EF806 tube, using OCC silver cable. The Nagra T, with its four direct drive motors, two pinch rollers and a tape tension head, has one of the best transports ever made. A custom-built carbon fiber head block and a head damping electronic system permit 2XHD FUSION to obtain a better resolution and 3D imaging.

The resulting signal is then transformed into high resolution formats by recording it in DSD 11.2 MHz using a Merging Technologies’ Horus A to D converter. All analog and digital cables that are used are state of the art. The 2xHD FUSION mastering system is powered by a super capacitor power supply, using a new technology that lowers the digital noise found in the lowest level of the spectrum. A vacuum tube NAGRA HDdac (DSD) is used as a reference digital playback converter in order to A and B with the original analog master tape., permitting the fusion of the warmth of analog with the refinement of digital.

2xHD mastering: René Laflamme
2xHD executive producer: André Perry

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