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Water under the bridge. It’s a tense and difficult time so all is forgiven 😘. A friendly reminder that the bottle of isopropyl clearly states: “For sanitizer use.  Not for human consumption!” 😊Today is the great Fats Waller’s birthday!Innovative p... 
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I agree.  In the overall scheme of things, second tier players.  Well, one of them, anyway.  Grover, a tier or two lower.  Harris did have a special thing.  Funky as hell, but no Coltrane.   
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Once again, you show your true colors, O-10.  There was nothing directed at you (don’t flatter yourself) until you criticized my comment.  In fact, I was supporting your appreciation of Harris.  I could say much more, but it would be pointless.  Y... 
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**** Just say you prefer Eddie Harris over Grover ****Nope.  Sorry.  I spelled out my criteria pretty well.  The comparison to Wynton is not relevant here.  Both Harris and Grover are fine instrumentalists, but Harris is the better improviser in a... 
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I love Eddie Harris. I put Harris in the same very broad category of tenor players as Grover Washington Jr......only much better and far more interesting. No dig on Grover; I like his playing. Their playing shines on funky, groove based tunes and ... 
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Glad you enjoyed Duke’s sacred concert music.  He wrote three Sacred Concerts toward the end of his career.  The music is seldom performed due to the number of performers required.  He considered the music for these “the most important music I eve... 
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Possibly the greatest genius to grace this music; and a very religious man:https://youtu.be/zFUY_58pKIQhttps://youtu.be/x0PlS8nuceAhttps://youtu.be/JH4AeB1TTrUhttps://youtu.be/WVZ9WnUyf9khttps://youtu.be/jnn_inB-OSAhttps://youtu.be/OP2QUvY2lco 
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Ah! “Sensible”...:.. progress 😊https://youtu.be/pjIFxDfE33shttps://youtu.be/h3HIUh2OjxgHey  
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https://youtu.be/IXKxrDFKEx0https://youtu.be/0otfQGoU13Uhttps://musicwithvision.medici.tv/playlists/great-conductors-in-rehearsal-dive-into-the-mysterious-w...(I’m sure it’s obvious that Alex’s very funny clip is a parody) 
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https://youtu.be/nKuQ6gwbPqkhttps://youtu.be/90oTlHmjNcMhttps://youtu.be/YDoTEWUhNh4 
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Rok, sure, they still exist.  However, probably not quite as despotic and tyrannical as the infamous ones of the past.  Among others, two reasons for this:Orchestra players' committees probably have more clout today than in the past and the modern... 
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Major oversight!https://youtu.be/muC8-VDPrIchttps://youtu.be/ST33vTYkckghttps://youtu.be/jQyMLvjH9y4https://youtu.be/mrnraUChypU 
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Jim Abercrombie should read  John  Abercrombie.