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#121754 - 12/23/05 10:26 PM Top CD or DVD in music
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Registered: 01/11/05
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Loc: Minnesota
I'm trying to get some ideas on what people think are some top music CD or DVD's. Almost any kind will do, but if I had to lean, maybe in jazz or slow jazz, classical, and easy listening artists. Something to really show off your speakers and system(or to test what it's worth).

Thanks.
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#121755 - 12/23/05 10:56 PM Re: Top CD or DVD in music
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Registered: 05/21/05
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Hell Freezes Over - The Eagles

Dark Side Of The Moon - Pink Floyd

Eye in the Sky - Alan Parson's Project

The Joshua Tree - U2

Unplugged - Eric Clapton

Kind Of Blue - Miles Davis

Word of Mouth Revisited - Jaco Pastorius Big Band

At Fillmore East - Allman Brothers

Led Zeppelin 4 - Led Zeppelin

Babylon by Bus - Bob Marley

Just a few off the top of my head.
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#121756 - 12/23/05 11:17 PM Re: Top CD or DVD in music
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Registered: 12/16/05
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Get the Blue Man Group:Audio DVD Audio disc.

It is probably the most amazing...AMAZING surround music I have ever listened to.
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#121757 - 12/23/05 11:20 PM Re: Top CD or DVD in music
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Registered: 02/26/05
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An extremely good DTS sound tracked DVD to me is the Cream 'Royal Albert Hall' DVD. Makes me feel as if I'm right in the front row watching the fellows play.
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#121758 - 12/23/05 11:27 PM Re: Top CD or DVD in music
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Registered: 12/30/03
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In the jazz, slow jazz vein, if you have the ability to play SACDs and DVD-As, I recommend any Diana Krall SACD, but When I Look In Your Eyes is my absolute favorite.

If you like acoustic guitar, Laurence Juber's Guitar Noir DVD-A is well worth the expensive price. He was lead guitarist with Paul McCartney's Wings. If you have Windows Media Player on your computer, click on this link and you'll hear a sample of one of the better cuts on the DVD-A. (if this doesn't work, click on "Mosiac" in the song list at the web page.)

If you don't have a Hi Rez player, any Diana Krall CD will be well mixed and mastered, and will sound good on any system. Live in Paris, the aforementioned When I Look In Your Eyes, and The Girl In The Other Room all sound excellent.

You can get her Live In Paris concert on DVD with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. I love it.

Any of these will show off your system well, but the Hi Rez stuff REALLY shines.
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#121759 - 12/23/05 11:32 PM Re: Top CD or DVD in music
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I'll second Jack's recommendation of Dianna Krall. I only have one of her Cd's as well as her 'Love Scenes' DVD-A and the sound is very good...she is certainly one sexy lady who sings as sexy as she looks.
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#121760 - 12/23/05 11:39 PM Re: Top CD or DVD in music
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ditto, I have Live in Paris and Live at the Montreal Jazz Festival. Not only does she sound good with my Axioms, but she looks awesome on the big screen.
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#121761 - 12/23/05 11:50 PM Re: Top CD or DVD in music
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
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Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Those are DVDs that Sirquack is mentioning. It really IS fun to have the great sound AND the picture as well.

After mentioning Laurence Juber, I had to go put him on. It's 11:30 PM here. People are sleeping, and I have neighbors. Guitar Noir is PERFECT for this time of night, and a laid back mood. My Lord! Music is one of the great joys of life!
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#121762 - 12/23/05 11:57 PM Re: Top CD or DVD in music
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Registered: 02/26/05
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Ok, you've done good in the past Jack with your recommendations so therefore you have piqued my curiosity and I have to check out Laurence Juber.

It's really neat to get a chock full of different ideas from all of the folks here, such as yourself Jack...thanks!
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#121763 - 12/24/05 12:12 AM Re: Top CD or DVD in music
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
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You're welcome, Rick. I hesitate to recommend music, because everybody has different tastes. This is a simple disc; just acoustic guitar, percussion, and stand up bass. That's it.

Be sure to check out the link in my post which should lead to a section of the song "Mosaic." Or go to the Laurence Juber web page I linked to, and click on "Mosaic" in the song list. If you like what you hear, you'll probably enjoy the entire disc. If you don't then save yourself $30.

Remember this is a DVD-A, but it does have a regular DVD side with video and 5.1 surround sound which should be playable on all players.
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