Deluxe Edition Boxset Remastered album, bonus CD featuring previously unreleased alternate takes
and live performances plus DVD with 2 tracks from 'Live At The Marquee'.
Added tracks are mostly alternate takes
of tracks already included, but for anorak fans the last two albums have the radio commercials for the albums, too.
Included among these bonus tracks are "single-only" releases, newly discovered alternate takes
and songs that remained unreleased until the recent box set.
The set also includes rare alternate takes
and two solo performances by Astaire's most famous partner, Ginger Rogers.
In addition to the December 9, 1964, session which resulted in the original album, this edition also contains alternate takes
and sextet versions of some of the sections recorded the following day, as well as the only recording of the complete piece in concert performance, at the Festival Mondial du Jazz Antibes the following July.
The alternate takes
show Coltrane was always experimenting.
Remastered and repackaged under the supervision of the three surviving members -- Levon Helm, Garth Hudson and Robbie Robertson, "Music From Big Pink," "The Band," "Stage Fright" and "Cahoots" have been expanded to include never-before-released bonus tracks and alternate takes
from each period of The
In addition to the original "soundtrack," the CD version of the broadcast also includes the full program in alternate takes
I think this one garnered four stars from Downbeat magazine the first time out; on re-release, with added tracks and alternate takes
, it deserves the full set.
Along with a collection of fine rootsy numbers, a second CD offers fascinating alternate takes
utilizing the Jamaican studio technique called dub in which voice and lyrics are cleverly stripped away.
The VHS version will include never-before-seen bonus footage, while the DVD will features links to extended scenes of alternate takes
and unedited footage.
The unreleased recordings, demos and alternate takes
on Another Self Portrait -- drawn mainly from the 1970 studio recording sessions that resulted in the official 1970 albums Self Portrait and New Morning albums -- shed new light on an essential and pivotal period in the artist's ongoing musical evolution.