07/11/12

Legacy Announces Brecker Brothers, Etta James & Sarah Vaughan Boxed Sets

‘Complete Albums’ collections will be available Aug. 28

Legacy Recordings has announced three new “Complete Album Collections” from the Sony Music archives: the Brecker Brothers The Complete Arista Albums Collection (Arista/Legacy, with 8 titles, 8 CDs); Etta James’ The Complete Private Music Blues, Rock ’N’ Soul Albums Collection (Private Music/RCA/Legacy, 7 titles, 7 CDs); and Sarah Vaughan’s The Complete Columbia Albums Collection (Columbia/Legacy, 4 titles, 4 CDs).

These titles will be available at the PopMarket.com website, as well as at retail starting August 28th through Legacy Recordings. These three new entries follow the first 19 box sets in the series, released through PopMarket.com in 2011-2012: Dave Brubeck Quartet, Stanley Clarke, Miles Davis (2009), George Duke, Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Billie Holiday, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Return To Forever, Woody Shaw, Wayne Shorter, Grover Washington Jr. and Weather Report 1971-1975 (all on Columbia/Legacy); and Paul Desmond and Nina Simone (on RCA/Legacy).

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Sarah Vaughan at the 1971 Monterey Jazz Festival
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The new titles in the series are as follows:

THE BRECKER BROTHERS—THE COMPLETE ARISTA ALBUMS COLLECTION (Arista/Legacy)

1. The Brecker Brothers (Arista AL 4037, 1975)
2. Back to Back (Arista AL 4061, 1976)
3. Don’t Stop the Music (Arista AL 4122, 1977)
4. Heavy Metal Be-Bop (Arista AB 4185, 1978)
5. Detente (Arista AB 4272, 1980)
6. Straphangin’ (Arista AL 9550, 1981)
7. Blue Montreux (Arista AB 4224, 1979)
8. Blue Montreux II (Arista AB 4245, 1979)


ETTA JAMES—THE COMPLETE PRIVATE MUSIC BLUES, ROCK ‘N’ SOUL ALBUMS COLLECTION (Private Music/RCA/Legacy)

1. Love's Been Rough On Me (Private Music, 1997)
2. Life, Love And The Blues (Private Music, 1998)
3. Matriarch Of The Blues (Private Music, 2000)
4. Burnin' Down The House (Private Music, 2002)
5. Let's Roll, Grammy Award®-winner (Private Music, 2003)
6. Blues To The Bone, Grammy Award®-winner (RCA Victor, 2004)
7. Bonus Disc: Live From San Francisco (On The Spot/Private Music, recorded 1981, released 1994)

SARAH VAUGHAN—THE COMPLETE COLUMBIA ALBUMS (Columbia/Legacy)

1. After Hours With Sarah Vaughan (Columbia, 1955)
2. Sarah Vaughan In Hi-Fi (Columbia, 1955)
3. Michael Tilson Thomas / Sarah Vaughan: Gershwin Live! (Sony Classical, 1982)
4. Brazilian Romance (Columbia, 1987)

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