Quentin Collins All Star Quintet A Day In The Life Master Quality Reel To Reel Tape
Quentin Collins All Star Quintet A Day In The Life Master Quality Reel To Reel Tape

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Quentin Collins All Star Quintet A Day In The Life Master Quality Reel To Reel Tape

Quentin Collins All Star Quintet

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SKU:
CTDRR014
UPC:
CTDRR014

Master Quality Reel To Reel Tape!
Exceptional Audiophile Sound as close to the Original Master Reference Quality as possible!

This item not eligible for any further discount offers!

Chasing the Dragon have become known as one of the leading producers of audiophile recordings. A Day In The Life was rehearsed, recorded and cut live to vinyl, all in one day! This 1/4" Master Tape Copy was created from the 30IPS 1/2" Running Masters at Air Studios.

"We specialize in producing 'Direct Cut' recordings. This is where we pass the stereo signal from the Neve desk at Air Studios, up 2 floors to the record lathe in the mastering suite above. Once we begin to cut the lacquer there is no going back! We can not stop and edit, if there are any mistakes. This means, we have to choose our musicians who can not only get through each side non stop, but also who can give a fantastic performance.

For some years, we have wanted to record a jazz group. I cannot believe that the superb jazz trumpeter Quentin Collins only lived a short distance away from the studios. My mastering engineer John Webber said "you have to meet him!" Well, this is the amazing result. Quentin, Gary, Jason, Joe and Miles you are the best! What an album!" - Mike & Francoise Valentine

...no question that Mike Valentine really knows what he's doing as he pursues an 'everything matters' philosophy that has consistently produced recordings that will impress the most demanding audiophiles. Listening to ''Paxos/ Antipaxos'' once again as I write this, I ask myself the question Mike and Françoise asked countless times at the July 2019 AIR sessions. ''Happy?'' You bet I am!
-Andrew Quint, TAS December 2019

Features

  • 1st Generation Reel to Reel Tape made from the Original Master Tape!
  • Created from 30IPS 1/2" Running Masters at Air Studios
  • 1/4" 15IPS CCIR
  • Original Master Tapes recorded at 30ips onto ½" Tape
  • Copy Masters are made using 2 Studer A820 Master Recorders
  • Machines are connected with Zensati Seraphim Interconnect Cable for highest transfer quality
  • All tapes use CCIR/IEC Equalization
  • Originally mastered at Air Studios London
  • Created using ATR Magnetics Tape Stock
  • Housed in Heavy Duty Professional boxes
  • Transferred and monitored by Chasing The Dragon Producer Mike Valentine

Musicians

Quentin Collins trmpet, flugelhorn
Gary Husband drums
Jason Rebello piano
Joe Sanders double bass
Miles Bould percussion

Selections

  1. Angola
  2. Left Unsaid
  3. Paxos / Antipaxos
  4. Oliliqui Valley
  5. Modus Operandi
  6. Cashed-Up Bogan
Description

Master Quality Reel To Reel Tape!
Exceptional Audiophile Sound as close to the Original Master Reference Quality as possible!

This item not eligible for any further discount offers!

Chasing the Dragon have become known as one of the leading producers of audiophile recordings. A Day In The Life was rehearsed, recorded and cut live to vinyl, all in one day! This 1/4" Master Tape Copy was created from the 30IPS 1/2" Running Masters at Air Studios.

"We specialize in producing 'Direct Cut' recordings. This is where we pass the stereo signal from the Neve desk at Air Studios, up 2 floors to the record lathe in the mastering suite above. Once we begin to cut the lacquer there is no going back! We can not stop and edit, if there are any mistakes. This means, we have to choose our musicians who can not only get through each side non stop, but also who can give a fantastic performance.

For some years, we have wanted to record a jazz group. I cannot believe that the superb jazz trumpeter Quentin Collins only lived a short distance away from the studios. My mastering engineer John Webber said "you have to meet him!" Well, this is the amazing result. Quentin, Gary, Jason, Joe and Miles you are the best! What an album!" - Mike & Francoise Valentine

...no question that Mike Valentine really knows what he's doing as he pursues an 'everything matters' philosophy that has consistently produced recordings that will impress the most demanding audiophiles. Listening to ''Paxos/ Antipaxos'' once again as I write this, I ask myself the question Mike and Françoise asked countless times at the July 2019 AIR sessions. ''Happy?'' You bet I am!
-Andrew Quint, TAS December 2019

Features

  • 1st Generation Reel to Reel Tape made from the Original Master Tape!
  • Created from 30IPS 1/2" Running Masters at Air Studios
  • 1/4" 15IPS CCIR
  • Original Master Tapes recorded at 30ips onto ½" Tape
  • Copy Masters are made using 2 Studer A820 Master Recorders
  • Machines are connected with Zensati Seraphim Interconnect Cable for highest transfer quality
  • All tapes use CCIR/IEC Equalization
  • Originally mastered at Air Studios London
  • Created using ATR Magnetics Tape Stock
  • Housed in Heavy Duty Professional boxes
  • Transferred and monitored by Chasing The Dragon Producer Mike Valentine

Musicians

Quentin Collins trmpet, flugelhorn
Gary Husband drums
Jason Rebello piano
Joe Sanders double bass
Miles Bould percussion

Selections

  1. Angola
  2. Left Unsaid
  3. Paxos / Antipaxos
  4. Oliliqui Valley
  5. Modus Operandi
  6. Cashed-Up Bogan
ISBN
ASSOC
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Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
Artist
Quentin Collins All Star Quintet
Title
A Day In The Life
Composer
Additional Artists
Gary Husband, Jason Rebello, Joe Sanders, Miles Bould
Record Weight
Record Speed
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
03-20-2020
Release Date
07-07-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Reel to Reel Tape
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