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