Stuff: Live At Montreux 1976
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"The purity of what's on this [DVD] is the true history of modern music. It's as good as it ever got and ever will get." - Chris Rea
1) Foots 2) Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours 3) The Gadd Solo 4) Stuff's Stuff 5) That's The Way Of The World 6) Feelin' Alright 7) Lift Every Voice And Sing / Oh Happy Day 8) Ode To Stuff 9) How Long Will It Last? 10) You Are So Beautiful 11) Boogie On Reggae Woman 12) Do It Again
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But this is a whole other level of quality. The good folks at Eagle Vision should be commended for taking the original filmed concert and lovingly restoring it to its full length. Even more impressive than the crystal clear video and continuity is the superior sound. We are given no less than three formats to choose from, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS(!) and PCM stereo. The DTS sounds great on my system, putting this outstanding performance under an aural magnifying glass. One can hear so many details that the first viewing/listening was startling, even though I have viewed the bootleg countless times. The PCM stereo version is also superb-encoded as it is @48k and 16 bit, it surpasses CD specs and sounds it too, considering the 1976 concert quality source. I should note that the balance of the band is a little off at the beginning, but quickly adjusts to a satisfactory mix for most of the show. Overall , the bass is a bit weak and the percussion a little too forward for my tastes, but its close enough to not get in the way of really enjoying the music.
As for the performance, well, if you don't know why WP was considered such a big deal ,this document should convince you of their importance in modern jazz history. This was before they played the big concert venues and added all the lights and smoke.Read more ›
The 1976 Montreux concert is a great experience - yes the diva is so great it defies description. She lives life (I got life) OK. I Wish I Knew and Feelings are so stellar in emotion that it is difficult to convey how great the interpretations are. Lets just say that they take your breath away.
The 1987 and 1990 bonus tracks are OK but they are too edited - Nina is best experienced in totality which the 1976 concert is. I thoroughly recommend that you buy this concert DVD and trust that Dr Simone's estate release many more of her concerts on DVD - once you see her live you can never forget how great she was.
A Diva supreme
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I discovered this group late in life. Stuff play the kind of music I have grown to love, I am a big fan of Cornell Dupree, but the group as a whole was awesome. This DVD is great.Published 3 months ago by Helen
Outstanding live performance, I wish they would have made more albumsPublished 10 months ago by Vito P.
I MEAN ITS QUEEN NINA! OH MY JUST WONDERFUL THIS DVD. I DID NOT KNOW SHE WAS THAT FUNNY. MUSIC WAS GREAT TOO!Published 12 months ago by keysha florence
Loving the DVD and it was delivered as promised in good condition.Published 12 months ago by Linda Gulledge