Mack Avenue Label Announces Audiophile Double-LP Series

Eight titles to be released on 180-gram virgin vinyl

Christian McBride performing with Chick Corea's Freedom Band at CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival 2010

Mack Avenue will release eight double-LP vinyl titles as part of its new Audiophile Edition vinyl series. The label will issue recent releases by Cécile McLorin Salvant, Christian McBride, Gary Burton, Stanley Jordan, Kevin Eubanks, Kenny Garrett and Yellowjackets. The audiophile editions, according to a press release, “are pressed on 180-gram virgin vinyl created with the highest quality audio from the original 96/24 masters.”

In addition, McBride’s Kind Of Brown is available as a limited edition 210-gram gatefold package.

The Audiophile Edition titles are:

Cécile McLorin Salvant-WomanChild

Christian McBride Big Band-The Good Feeling

Gary Burton-Common Ground

Stanley Jordan-Friends

Kevin Eubanks-Zen Food


Kenny Garrett-Seeds From the Underground

Christian McBride & Inside Straight-Kind of Brown

Jeff Tamarkin

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Jeff Tamarkin is the former editor of Goldmine, CMJ, Relix, and Global Rhythm. As a writer he has contributed to the New York Daily News, JazzTimes, Boston Phoenix, Harp, Mojo, Newsday, Billboard, and many other publications. He is the author of the book Got a Revolution: The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane and has contributed to The Guinness Companion to Popular Music, All Music Guide, and several other encyclopedias. He has also served as a consultant to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, NARAS, National Geographic Online, and Music Club Records.