BLUE NOTE. IMPULSE! SHOOT-OUT. CLASSIC VINYL SERIES....



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Pressings compared
2022 Lee Morgan Caramba! (Blue Note 006024387761852) Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series
1968 Lee Morgan Caramba! (Blue Note BST 84289)
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2022 Jackie McLean Destination Out (Blue Note 006002438761579) Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series
1971 Jackie McLean Destination Out (Blue Note BST 84165)
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2022 John Coltrane Crescent (Impulse! B0033783-01)
1964 John Coltrane Crescent (Impulse! AS-66)
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2022 Joe Henderson Inner Urge (Blue Note 00602438761838) Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series
1969 Joe Henderson Inner Urge (Blue Note BST 84189)

My hi-fi system for comparing pressings
Kuzma Stabi R turntable/4Point tonearm, EMT TSD 15 N Super Fineline moving coil phono cartridge.

Integrated amplifier: Technics SU-G700M2 Grand Class integrated amplifier

Loudspeakers: GoldenEar BRX, DeVore Fidelity Orangutan O/96e.

Cables: Interconnect: Two-meter Triode Wire Labs Spirit II (RCA), two-meter Analysis Plus Silver Apex (RCA). Speaker: 10’ Analysis Plus Silver Apex Speaker (bananas). AC: Triode Wire Labs Obsession NCF, manufacturers' own.

Accessories: One pair 24" Sanus speaker stands; Pro-Ject VC-S2 ALU Record Cleaning Machine; Audiodesksysteme Vinyl Cleaner Pro LP Cleaning System; Hunt Mark 6 Carbon Fiber Record Cleaning Brush; RTOM Moongel Drum Damper Pads (stylus cleaner); Kuzma Platis 65 isolation platform; IsoTek EVO3 Aquarius line conditioner; (2) Salamander five-tier rack; IKEA Aptitlig bamboo chopping boards (under turntable, preamp, power amps); mahogany blocks (2" × 2" × 0.5") under boards. Hi-fi set up on short wall firing into X by X room; wood slat on plaster walls. —Ken Micallef
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