Carsten Meinert – CM Musictrain (2020) [FLAC 24 bit, 96 kHz]

Carsten Meinert - CM Musictrain (2020) [FLAC 24 bit, 96 kHz] Download

Artist: Carsten Meinert
Album: CM Musictrain
Genre: Funk
Release Date: 2020
Audio Format:: FLAC (tracks) 24 bit, 96 kHz
Duration: 01:04:06
Total Tracks: 8
Total Size: 1,23 GB


1. Carsten Meinert – San Sebastian (10:23)
2. Carsten Meinert – Before Sunrise (07:16)
3. Carsten Meinert – C.M. Musictrain (10:24)
4. Carsten Meinert – This Time (08:52)
5. Carsten Meinert – I’m Going to Valby by the Railroad Track (00:30)
6. Carsten Meinert – San Sebastian (Take 1) (09:47)
7. Carsten Meinert – Before Sunrise (Take 1) (07:07)
8. Carsten Meinert – C.M. Musictrain (Take 4) (09:43)


In late August 1969, a spectacular Danish landmark recording session, ‘C.M. Music Train’, took place in Copenhagen. The bandleader was saxophone player Carsten Meinert, who also composed the music for the session. At the time of this recording, the Carsten Meinert Quartet could be heard playing around Europe at various jazz festivals, and they had released a well-received album, ‘To You’, in 1968 (which also in time became a hard to locate item for collectors). The other band members on the ‘C.M. Music Train’ recording were mostly upcoming young Danish musicians who would make their mark on the local music scene over the years that followed. The music was rooted in the jazz of the 1960 s, but was simultaneously looking into the future, suggesting directions that jazz music would come to explore: The Spanish flavoured ‘San Sebastian’, in the tradition of jazz experiments with world music; ‘Before Sunrise’, influenced by free jazz; the title tune, an early fusion of jazz and rock, and ‘This Time’, with its 60s modal jazz patterns. Before the fusion movement of the 70s was established, this wholly original Danish record had already emerged, inspired by many sources including rock, world music, John Coltrane, Albert Ayler, Pharoah Sanders, Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, James Brown, Eddie Harris, Gary Burton/Larry Coryell, Oliver Nelson, and Miles Davis. The music was originally released on the legendary Danish label, Spectator Records. It is uncertain, however, exactly how many records were initially distributed, because shortly after the release, the recording studio and the office burned down. More recently, a tape with some extra takes from the session resurfaced, and they are included here. The original tracks have been restored and enhanced using modern technology to get the music as close as possible to the intended quality of the original. This new remix contains more of the innocence, power, intensity, and daring youth captured in this special moment in jazz. Certainly not a background music album – but the sound of the 1960s in full flight sometimes rough at the edges, yet intrepid, unapologetic and never unimportant.

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