THE LOST LATVIAN RADIO STUDIO SESSIONS 1965​/​1966 by Raimonds Pauls Trio

THE LOST LATVIAN RADIO STUDIO SESSIONS 1965​/​1966 by Raimonds Pauls Trio

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12" audiophile vinyl. Black vinyl. 180 gr. First press. "Old style" single sleeve cover. 4 page insert with photos and liner notes in ENG and LV. All-analog recording.

 

Historical Latvian jazz recordings from the original master tapes. Jazz suites composed by pianist Raimonds Pauls on 1965 and 1966.

Performed by Raimonds Pauls Trio with a guest appearance by Alexander Pischikov.

Vinyl edition were made all-analog way from the original master tapes. Digital files were prepared directly from the original master tapes.

credits

released May 7, 2021

Raimonds Pauls - Piano

Aivars Timšs - Upright Bass

Haralds Brando - Drums, Bongos

Gunārs Gailītis - Drums

Alexander Pischikov - Tenor Saxophone


All music composed by Raimonds Pauls.

Jazz suite “Dienvidu akvareļi” performed by Raimonds Pauls, Aivars Timšs, Haralds Brando and Alexander Pischikov.

Recorded on December 14.1965 at Latvian Radio Studio, Riga, Latvia.
Recording Engineer: Viktors Grundulis.
Assistant Recording Engineer: Ilga Vidiņa.

Jazz suite “Iespaidi” performed by Raimonds Pauls, Aivars Timšs and Gunārs Gailītis.

Recorded on July 23.1965 at Latvian Radio Studio, Riga, Latvia.
Recording Engineer: Viktors Grundulis.
Assistant Recording Engineer: Mirdza Kristapa (Ziemele).

Jazz suite “Kalnu Skices” performed by Raimonds Pauls, Aivars Timšs and Haralds Brando.

Recorded on October 28.1966 at Latvian Radio Studio, Riga, Latvia.
Recording Engineer: Viktors Grundulis.
Assistant Recording Engineer: Ilga Vidiņa.

Vinyl lacquers were cut directly from the analog first copy of original master tapes on a Neumann VMS70 cutting lathe using a Neumann SX74 cutting head. Lacquers cut at duophonic by Moritz Illner.

Analog first reel - to - reel tape copy from the original master tapes was made using two Studer A80 tape machines. Tape copy made and prepared for vinyl edition by Mārtiņš Krastiņš.

Original master tapes property of Latvian Radio Archive Recordings (Latvijas Radio arhīva ieraksti).

Front Cover Photo: Shot from the documentary “Rīga saules ritmā” 1964, property of Latvian State Archive of Film and Photophono Documents (LKFFDA). Pictured Raimonds Pauls, Valdis Eglītis and Haralds Brando.

Back Cover Photos: Shots from the documentaries “Rīga saules ritmā” 1964 and “Jaunatne un Mūzika” 1967, property of Latvian State Archive of Film and Photophono Documents (LKFFDA). Photographer unknown. Property of Latvian Museum of Writing and Music (RMM).

Insert Photo: Photographers unknown. Property of Latvian Museum of Writing and Music (RMM).

This compilation produced and supervised by Mareks Ameriks.

Sleeve Design: Edgars Ameriks.

(p) 1965 Latvijas Radio arhīva ieraksti.
(p) 1966 Latvijas Radio arhīva ieraksti.