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  James M Fisher
  New Brunswick, Canada
  Pioneer Elite A35R Integrated amp
Pioneer Elite PD-D-J SACD player
Yamaha KX500 Cassette Deck (KX-1200u in for repairs)
Dual CS505-2 turntable
Snell Acoustics Type JII Speakers

Found: 4

McCoy Tyner Quartet: New York Reunion        (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  December 28, 2011

I was anxious to hear this CD in SACD since I have had the original RBCD for well over a decade, and it is probably my favourite jazz CD. You can't go wrong with a Chesky recording (can you?) and in SACD, it is probably the next best thing to being there at the session. The SACD layer adds more ... more
  December 15, 2011

I was quite excited to get this album on SACD and anticipated a great listening experience. The performances are superb from this stellar lineup, and no one tries to outshine the others. It's Gary Burton's name on the album, but this is a solid group effort. It was interesting to hear Pat Metheny in ... more
Jimmy Cobb Quartet: Jazz in the Key of Blue        (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  December 12, 2011

As with all Chesky records, SACD or not, the sound is intimate and superb. This album features some great players, and if you can close your eyes and picture Roy Hargrove in the place of Miles Davis, you will love this CD. This is a very laid back and mellow album; Mr. Cob rarely lays down the ... more
Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here        (7 of 8 found this review helpful)
  December 11, 2011

I can only echo the expressions of the previous two reviewers. I did not actually own a redbook copy of this CD (only the original vinyl); I was holding out for a good remaster long before I got into SACD. In some ways WYWH is my favourite Floyd album, so I was seemingly awaiting this moment for a ... more

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