℗ 2017 2xHD
 

Mack the Knife

Louis Armstrong

Available in 192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit AIFF, FLAC and 11.2896 MHz, 5.6448 MHz, 2.8224 MHz DSD / DSF high-resolution audio formats

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1
When It's Sleepy Time Down South
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
2:44
2
(Back Home Again in) Indiana
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
4:33
3
Give Me a Kiss to Build a Dream On
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
5:20
4
My Bucket's Got a Hole in It
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
2:54
5
Mack the Knife
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
3:23
6
Blueberry Hill
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
3:27
7
When the Saints Go Marching In
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
3:49
8
Ole Miss
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
4:06
9
High Society Calypso
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
3:12
10
C'est si bon
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
3:32
11
La vie en rose
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
4:53
12
The Faithful Hussar
Louis Armstrong; Trummy Young; Joe Darensbourg; Billy Kyle; Bill Cronk; Danny Barcelona
5:03
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    46:56
This lovingly remastered release sees live performances of Satchmo and his All Stars presented to a whole new generation of listeners. Including the infamous title track along with a warm and rich performance of When It's Sleepy Time Down South and a lively rendition of Ole Miss, among many other top notch numbers, this is a perfectly balanced Armstrong collection to be treasured.
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 contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source.

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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