Blue Note DSD masters

I’m finding the Blue Note records remasters done by APO and distributed as DSDs are fantastic. Much better than anything available in any streaming service.

Anyone else finding the same? So far my favorites are from Herbie Hancock.

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Interesting. Herbie Hancock is one of my favorites. Which ones in particular from Herbie have you heard. I’d like to try one or two.

Any specific recommendations? Sounds interesting.

Are you referring to these?

These (and the rest of the 50 albums) were sold a few years back as Analogue Production Bluenote Remasters in SACD-version.
I bought them along with two numbered boxes and have ripped them all to hard drive. I agree they sound very good!


I only have 49. I wonder which one I missed? Do you have 52 there?

Haha, good spotting there! No, it’s actually 50, but i think i decided to tag Kind Of Blue in a SACD release like those from AP.
I’ll check, i have a list somewhere.

Here they are:
Lou Donaldson – Blues Walk
Cannonball Adderley – Somethin’ Else
Art Taylor – A.T.’s Delight
Kenny Dorham – Whistle Stop
Horace Silver – The Tokyo Blues
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – Moanin’
The Three Sounds – Bottom’s Up
Lee Morgan – Lee-way
John Coltrane – Blue Train
Ike Quebec – It Might As Well Be Spring
Dexter Gordon – Go
Joe Henderson – Page One
Ike Quebec – Soul Samba Bossa Nova
Kenny Burrell – Midnight Blue
John Patton – Along Came John
Jackie McLean – Capuchin Swing
Jackie McLean – Jackie’s Bag
Grant Green – Green Street
Hank Mobley – A Caddy For Daddy
Dexter Gordon – Dexter Calling
Lou Donaldson – Here ‘Tis
Grant Green – Idle Moments
Fred Jackson – Hootin’ ‘N Tootin’
Paul Chambers – Whims of Chambers
Sonny Rollins – Vol. 2
Ike Quebec - Blue & Sentimental
Horace Silver Quintet & Trio - Blowin’ The Blues Away
Freddie Hubbard - Hub-Tones
Hank Mobley - No Room For Squares
Dizzy Reece - Soundin’ Off
Lou Donaldson - The Time Is Right
The 3 Sounds - Introducing The 3 Sounds
Walter Davis Jr. - Davis Cup
Hank Mobley - Workout
Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder
Jimmy Smith - Back At The Chicken Shack
Lou Donaldson - Sunny Side Up
Duke Jordan - Flight to Jordan
Kenny Dorham - Whistle Stop
Grant Green - Grantstand
Johnny Griffin - Introducing Johnny Griffin
Kenny Burrell - On View at the Five Spot Cafe
Cliff Jordan and John Gilmore - Blowing In From Chicago
Jimmy Smith - Midnight Special
Horace Parlan - Movin’ & Groovin’
Freddie Hubbard - Hub Cap
Hank Mobley - Peckin’ Time
Stanley Turpentine - Up At Minton’s Volume 1
Jackie McLean - New Soil
Hank Mobley - Dippin’

As it happens another DSD release had snuck it’s way into this Tag, but i tidied my mess!

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My favorite is “Inventions and Dimensions” which was released more recently. “Taking Off” and “Maiden Voyage” are excellent also.

Yes but there also some recent releases. All great so far. I’m going to get each of these over time. How did you rip the SACDs?

Thanks. It was Jackie McLean - New Soil. I had it but it wasn’t on the list at Acoustic Sounds. I bought all 50 of them on SACD as you did and ripped them to my NAS. I sold all my SACDs about a year ago. I had 300. I ripped them all first.

Google is your friend. I have an Oppo player that is supported by a program that was written to support ripping. I used it to rip all my SACDs.

Thanks, I’ve seen the thread over at Computer Audiophile. It seemed all the devices the software worked on were discontinued. I was curious what else might be out there.

I use an old Playstation 3 with the special firmware/software. Like John, i also have ripped my SACDs a few years ago.

Some Sony Blu-Ray players allow you to rip SACDs as well, using the ISO2DSD program.

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I actually use an OPPO 105 to rip SACD’s. Easy set up and works perfect.
Before that I had that famous Playstation 3.
I am still buying SACD’s. As of late new reissues from Charles Mingus.

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