Ernest Ranglin – Order of Distinction

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Ernest Ranglin is the “best jazz guitarist to come from Jamaica” according to Chris Blackwell, founder and former head of Island Records. He has been making music at the highest level since he was a very young man over 75 years ago and shows no signs of slowing down.

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Ernest Ranglin is the “best jazz guitarist to come from Jamaica” according to Chris Blackwell, founder and former head of Island Records. He has been making music at the highest level since he was a very young man over 75 years ago and shows no signs of slowing down. On this Blu-ray disc, Ernest collaborates with a number of prominent guests in a free flowing set of mostly duets backed up by an incredible rhythm section that includes Monty Alexander, Phil Chen and Richard Bailey.

  • Ernest Ranglin, guitar
  • Monty Alexander, piano
  • Robbie Kreiger, guitar
  • Elliot Easton, guitar
  • Jeff Lorber, keyboard
  • Alana Davis, vocals
  • Elan Atias, vocals
  • Laurence Juber, guitar
  • Joey Altruda, guitar
  • Phil Chen, bass
  • Richard Bailey, drums

Fans of Ernest will enjoy the amazing surround mixes [audience and stage], the bonus features (including the Roots of Reggae documentary), a comprehensive photo gallery and artist bios. AIX Records released the Collectors Edition of this same session several years ago but now your can experience HD-Audio/Video for the first time. This disc doesn’t have as many bonus features as the CE disc…but the music is the same. This disc was shot using HD video equipment and is presented in 16:9 HD-Video on this Blu-ray disc.

Audio Samples:

  1. 3 Pope –
  2. Grandfather Clock –
  3. Ranchin’ –
  4. My Boy Lolipop –
  5. Hurts to Be Alone –
  6. Pimento Walk –
  7. Ball of Fire –
  8. Pocomania –
  9. Mandeville –
  10. Many Rivers to Cross –
  11. >Satta Massagana –
  12. Spurtree –
  13. Straight Flush –