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    Re: Tone Master copies for tenor

    Two questions Sakshama: 1) what do you mean by "alto facing" and 2) when are you going to make a reproduction of that mouthpiece??
  2. Zappa Fans: Interesting History Detectives Episode

    A guy buys a $5 collage initialed "FZ" in a thrift store in South Carolina, somehow thinking it may have been done by Frank Zappa. One of the detectives gets on the case. The ending is quite...
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    Re: Would Jazz Today Be Different If...

    I can only imagine.
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    Re: Would Jazz Today Be Different If...

    Trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, who died not long ago at 103, supposedly was still playing at 102.
  5. Linda Navarro, Fats Navarro's Only Child

    I just read the excellent biography of Fats Navarro by Leif Bo Peterson and Theo Rehak. I was curious about Fats and Rena Navarro's only child, a daughter Linda born in 1949, about 15 months before...
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    Re: Top tenor sax ballads

    Beatrice by Sam Rivers.
    Summertime by Albert Ayler.
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    Re: Timbre Trainer

    I wonder if the thing has an undo feature if that happens.
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    Re: Would Jazz Today Be Different If...

    Bill Evans lived to the ripe old age of 51.

    I mentioned Lafaro.

    Missed Pastorius and Larry Young, and I'm sure many others.
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    Would Jazz Today Be Different If...

    ...all the greats and potential greats who died young had instead lived long, musically productive lives? Would the music itself be different, or it's place in our society? Of course we can't know...
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    Re: Just did a cruise ship audition!

    Interesting that cruise ships of all things would be one of the last bastions of performance opportunities for musicians.

    Though it wouldn't be for me, I know some people really love life on the...
  11. Re: Jack Walrath's FB rant: Kind of Blue recreation.

    Does that just mean, in essence, that the estate is not getting a cut of the action?
  12. Re: Jack Walrath's FB rant: Kind of Blue recreation.

    Kelly posted a full track in post #4 above.
  13. Re: Jack Walrath's FB rant: Kind of Blue recreation.

    You have to take that up with _viglink, they are the ones that added the link.
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    I was more thinking of the write-up in the _Wall Street Journal.



    You would make a good test case. Does that sound like Coltrane as you remember hearing him 30 years ago?

    As I got to...
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    I agree, the "issues" posed in that discussion are a shabby ruse to try to provide "intellectual" justification for this worthless endeavor.



    Yes - by generating a huge amount of completely...
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    Re: Sonny Rollins on his Buescher

    Where? I thought the only video of Clifford Brown was the clip from Soupy Sales's TV show.
  17. Re: Jack Walrath's FB rant: Kind of Blue recreation.

    These Mopdk-sters are doomed to fail for the obvious reason that this idea has already been successfully executed a HUNERT TIMES BETTER than their sad Johnny-come-lately effort. The proof:
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    Re: Community Band - what to expect?

    In the time period I'm referring to, reproduction of scores and parts would still have been done mostly by monks using quill pens on parchment, so the policy was in place to keep the library intact....
  19. Re: King Super 20 Silversonic tenor original mouthpiece?

    The King MO is very similar internally to the Couf streamline. I can't say they are identical because I'm not a mouthpiece expert, but they sure look the same to me. Externally, the Couf has a lower...
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    Re: Community Band - what to expect?

    Hahaha - I remember my early participation in my town band when I was in high school. I wasn't lost a couple of times - I was lost ALL of the time. It was a very frustrating and humbling experience -...
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