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Vladimir Shafranov Trio How High The Moon LP 180g Vinyl Venus Records Hyper Magnum Sound Japan

Artist: Vladimir Shafranov
Title: How High The Moon
Catalog Number: VHJD-222
Label: Venus Records
Reissued by: Venus Records
Barcode: 4580051152348
Edition: Venus Hyper Magnum Sound
Original release year: 2021
Reissue year: 2022
Number of discs: 1
Revolutions per minute: 33⅓ rpm
Disc size: 12"
Vinyl Weight Grade: 180gr
Limited Edition: Yes
Total Item Weight: 366gr
Pressing country: Japan
For Market Release in: Japan
Added to catalog on: April 16, 2023
Collection: Venus Masterpiece Collection
Note: Never eligible for any further discounts
Vinyl Gourmet Club: No


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Japanese audiophile label Venus Records is renowned for their great jazz music, high quality recordings and gorgeous artwork. Founded in 1992 by Tetsuo Hara, who had worked as a producer for RCA Victor, uses a signature mastering process named 'Venus Hyper Magnum Sound', a Direct Mix recording that results in incredible sound quality appreciated by music fans around the world.



  • Limited Edition
  • LP 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl
  • High Quality Japanese Pressing
  • Mixed and Mastered by Tetsuo Hara
  • Venus Hyper Magnum Sound Direct Mix Stereo
  • Venus Masterpiece Collection
  • Includes original OBI Strip
  • Deluxe Textured Cover
  • Made in Japan



Vladimir Shafranov, a pianist who had a great influence on the popularity of "European piano" in Japan and is characterized by the melancholy melody of Scandinavia, is the first in the Moon series "How High The Moon."

Fascinating famous songs that everyone knows from swinging standards to bossa nova with Shafranov section. In "Nostalgic Stockholm," the beauty of the intro, as well as the cool development is touching. Recorded in Sweden on September 18-19, 2020.

Pianist Vladimir Shafranov performs a jazz set along with Hans Backenroth (bass) and Moussa Fadera (drums). Includes the title track plus "Dear Old Stockholm," "When October Goes," "On Green Dolphin Street," "Last Night When We Were Young" and more.





Vladimir Shafranov, piano
Hans Backenroth, bass
Mussa Fadera, drums



Track Listing:


01. How High The Moon
02. Alone Together
03. Dear Old Stockholm
04. On Green Dolphin Street
05. When October Goes
06. Birks Works
07. Last Night When We Were Young


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