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Reissue News and RSD 2023

I’m sure dedicated vinyl fans feel Record Store Day is still an exciting wait. As a more general music collector, from a jazz perspective while the first drop of 2023 looks more promising than perhaps the entirety of 2022, it still looks like labels trawling for unreleased or bootlegged live sets. Still nothing from CTI/KUDU and A&M/CTI reissues. The full […]

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Reissue News

2022 has been a pretty disappointing year for CTI/KUDU and A&M/CTI reissues. I wasn’t aware of any major reissues this year that made it worth updating the list I’ve maintained for the last 2-years[1]The 2021/2022 Reissue List – Creed Taylor Produced (ctproduced.com). Record Store day was also disappointing on that front. Perhaps most disappointing is that there is no sign […]

The Three R’s

Rereleases, Remaster, and Record Store Day The first Record Store Day (RSD) 2021 was a disappointment for me. 2021 will have two so called “drops”, let’s hope the July 17th drop will add some more releases, while there are some interesting jazz albums, it could be better. Their full list is online. Kyle Simpler has a good list of jazz […]