Mack the Knife (1962)

Traditional, Porter, Betti, Louiguy, Frantzen, Rene, ROSE, Weill, Kalmar, Hanley

Louis Armstrong

This is a unique album containing live performances of many of Louis Armstrong’s most popular hits such as Mack the Knife, Blueberry Hill, C’est si Bon, La Vie en Rose, Give Me a Kiss to Build a Dream On and many more.

Louis Armstrong was a man who liked to please the folks and he saw no compromise in pleasing them with his highly individualistic singing, and his incomparable trumpet playing.  He was a natural entertainer, by gift and by inclination.  This album is truly representative of the man, as it presents all facets of his talent.

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Mack the Knife (1962)

Traditional, Porter, Betti, Louiguy, Frantzen, Rene, ROSE, Weill, Kalmar, Hanley

Louis Armstrong

Analog Recording Equipment: Nagra-T
Digital Converters: Merging Technologies Horus
Editing Software: Pyramix
Mastering Engineer:

René LaFlamme, Transfer from Analog Master Tape to DSD 256 

Notes:

For the recordings on this album, the original 1⁄4” 15 ips NAB master tapes were played on a Nagra-T tape recorder, modified with high-end tube playback elec- tronics, wired from the playback head directly to a Telefunken EF806 tube, using OCC silver cable. The Nagra T, with its four direct drive motors, two pinch rollers and a tape tension head, has one of the best transports ever made. A custom- built carbon fiber head block and a head damping electronic system permit 2xHD FUSION to obtain a better resolution and 3D imaging.

The resulting signal is then transformed into high resolution formats by recording it in DSD11.2kHz using a Merging Technologies’ Horus A to D converter. All analog and digital cables that are used are state of the art. The 2xHD FUSION mastering system is powered by a super capacitor power supply, using a new technology that lowers the digital noise found in the lowest level of the spectrum. A vacuum tube NAGRA HDdac (DSD) is used as a reference digital playback converter in order to A and B with the original analog master tape, permitting the fusion of the warmth of analog with the refinement of digital.

2xHD was created by producer/studio owner André Perry and audiophile sound engineer René Laflamme.

Recording location: Recorded Live in Chicago on August 1, 1962
Recording Type & Bit Rate: Analog Tape to DSD256

This album was recorded to Analog tape. It was then transferred to the DSD bit rate indicated above.

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When It's Sleepy Time Down South
Rene
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(Back Home Again In) Indiana
Hanley
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Give Me a Kiss to Build a Dream On
Kalmar
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My Bucket's Got a Hole in It
Traditional
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Mack the Knife
Weill
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Blueberry Hill
ROSE
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When the Saints Go Marching In
Traditional
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Ole Miss
Traditional
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High Society Calypso
Porter
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C'est si bon
Betti
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La vie en rose
Louiguy
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The Faithful Hussar
Frantzen
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