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Jazz Sampler #1

This is the first of the sampler tapes (both jazz and classical) that IPI will release. The samplers will fulfill three purposes: 1) They provide excerpts for those who wish to know what some of IPI’s music performances sound like. 2) In some cases they will be an audio demonstration sampler fulfilling not only number 1 above but demonstrating some of the finer audio efforts of IPI. 3) They provide a full listening experience for those who want a set of varied performances on one tape.

Sampler #1 consists of:
1. Jason Roebke – Shimmering (one of the best acoustic bass and vibraphone recordings ever) which showcases unusual yet approachable modern Chicago jazz).
2. Bobby Broom — Sweet and Lovely (Chicago guitarist playing gorgeously and captured naturally).
3. Stan Getz/Albert Daley Duets – Getz plays with the superb pianist Albert Daley in a duet that captures Getz at his most intimate.
4. Lee Konitz – The Portland Sessions (brilliant modern European influenced jazz recorded in an ideal auditorium with a custom-made piano accompanying).
5. Jeremy Kahn – Duets (direct to two-track using one custom stereo tube microphone, giving the ultimate in natural sound).
6. Dee Alexander — Magic (Dee is the real deal, from earthy ballads to upscale swing few can match her honest and singular skills. Accompanied brilliantly by Jeremy Kahn on piano).

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