Modern Jazz Quartet – Modern Jazz Quartet Mobile Fidelity half speed mastered LP

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Free U.S. shipping!  A numbered, limited edition half speed mastered U.S. pressing of The Modern Jazz Quartet by the Modern Jazz Quartet, issued by Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs.

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Offered for sale is a numbered, limited edition half speed mastered U.S. pressing of The Modern Jazz Quartet by the Modern Jazz Quartet, issued by Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs.

About this copy:  This copy of The Modern Jazz Quartet is a 1994 U.S. pressing on the Mobile Fidelity label of an album originally released in 1957.

The cover is M-. this copy is #499 of an unknown number of copies.  The posterboard insert is M-.

The 200 gram disc is M- and looks unplayed.  Clean disc!

A nice copy of a scarce Mobile Fidelity LP.  Good recording, too!

Background: Released in 1957, The Modern Jazz Quartet was the ninth album by the Modern Jazz Quartet.

Allmusic.com gave The Modern Jazz Quartet a 3 star review:

Despite the unassuming title, this features a fine rendition of “Night in Tunisia” and a standout “Bags Groove.”

Every title ever issued by Mobile Fidelity is collectible in its own right; their pressings from 1978 through 1989 were pressed in Japan by JVC on their proprietary Super Vinyl, an exceptionally resilient, dead-quiet vinyl compound, with later issues pressed in the U.S. by RTI on 200 gram vinyl. These records were mastered at half speed; both the tape and the cutting lathe were run at half the normal speed, allowing the cutting head to cut a more accurate groove in the acetate. The finished product featured dead-quiet vinyl, with improved dynamics, better imaging, and tighter bass. By their very nature, all of Mobile Fidelity’s titles were limited-edition pressings, and The Modern Jazz Quartet was limited to an unknown quantity of numbered copies.

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Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Mobile Fidelity
Catalog Number:
MFSL 1-205
Year of Release: 1994
Format: Stereo
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Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in