I would wait for the SACD release of it, which is upcoming. If you have no interest in SACD, the XRCD version is incredible.
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praudio: as far as i know, all the pressings, from the "original" vinyl to the fim xrcd2 version, use the same proprius master. no matter. IMHO, this audiophile warhorse needs to be put out to pasture and rested for a bit; perhaps there's a mare out there with which it might mate and bring to us the next generation of great swedish performances of american jazz. -kelly
Kelly,it's sure the master is the same,but quality of support is not(aluminum sheet"Alcan,Alcoa,Reynold",plastic"Dupont,Alcatel,Basf" and finally the pressing robot itself is certainly not exactly the same model and brand name all around the world since the first CD around 1983" For these reasons my 4 regulars (from 4 country) aluminum sound different and my sweden copy is the best and not by a nose.
praudio: yes, the pressings are all different. i don't have as many versions as you. i have the swedish lp's and cd's and the xrcd produced by fim. the vinly is clearly the most sonically satisfying to my my ears, followed by the xrcd (don't have hdcd- so i've never tried the fim version with that "enhancement"). -kelly