The Salt City Six – The Salt City Six Plays the Classics in Dixieland (Remastered) (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 30:32 minutes | 1,13 GB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © 2xHD
Don’t just expect Dixieland from this album recorded in 1963 by Ewing Nunn. When you put this on, close the doors and windows, and post a sign outside: do not disturb until the music stops. -The Management.
Recorded live in 1963 at the Penn Sheraton’s River Boat Room in Pittsburgh, PA and released on Audiophile Records AP-80. this extremely rare recording of the Salt City Six plays the Classics in Dixieland – long a favorite of Harry Person of the Absolute Sound, was remastered in 2xHD-Fusion.
Mixed directly on two-track analog tracks, the absolute best sounding format.
Audio tapes from 2xHD guarantees that ultimate quality is preserved from the original master in contrast to vinyl albums, CDs or other formats. The transfer is made to the best magnetic tape on the market today, Recording the master, SM468. This tape has the best Print-through protection and longest storage life.
Based in Montreal and created by audiophile sound engineer René Laflamme and producer André Perry, all 2xHD Tapes are from the original analog master and transfer in analog domain using a Nagra-T tape recorder, modified with high-end tube playback electronics, wired from the playback head. In the high end audio world, René has carved out a reputation for definition of excellence and uses his knowledge and unfailing instinct to match various audio components to create the best all-encompassing sound experience.
For the recording on this tape, the original 1/4″ 15 ips NAB or CCIR master tapes were played on a Nagra-T tape recorder, modified wtih high-end tube playback electronics, wired with OCC silver cable from the playback head direct to a Nick Doshi tube head preamplifier. The Nagra T, with its four direct drive motors, two pinch rollers and a tape tension head, is 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 more transparency and better 3D imaging. This copy was recorded on a Nagra IV-S 1/4″ at 15 ips.
01. The Salt City Six – William Tell Overture (09:25)
02. The Salt City Six – Granada (05:57)
03. The Salt City Six – Ciriibiribin (04:03)
04. The Salt City Six – New Orleans (04:54)
05. The Salt City Six – El Capitan (02:51)
06. The Salt City Six – Ah, so Pure! (03:19)
Jack Maheu, co-leader, clarinet
Will Alger, co-leader, trombone, frontman
Robert Mahan, piano
Lou Johnston, bass
Ralph Haupert, drums
Paul Squire, trumpet