Sound Battle Bill Evans Portrait In Jazz Polydor Japan vs Victor Music Japan!

Welcome back again to JBJ Jazz Lab.

Yes, this time, The battle is fierce and interesting!
Bill Evans Portrait In Jazz Polydor Japan reissue in the mid 70's and Victor Music Japan reissue in the mid 80's.
This is my 1st time obtaining these copies at the same time.
As you know, Victor music reissues are common, either SMJ series or VIJ series but not Polydor MW series.

Basically I always say
Polydor Riverside reissues sound great.
Just listen to the audio samples above and let me know your thought.

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    1. Chas, yeah, the range also is deep I feel, and the bass sound of Lafaro is great! Thanks for your great observation!

  1. I agree with you Takashi, both sound perfectly acceptable, but the Polydor issues seems to have greater clarity and presence. I recently upgraded my rather poor copy to a Mofi Super Vinyl, which is rather special….

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