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Jazz for aficionados
https://youtu.be/YddJ_LYPB-chttps://youtu.be/a4IJ9NWw9Akhttps://youtu.be/J1UouZ5hTEA 
Jazz for aficionados
+1 acman3Si! 
Jazz for aficionados
Funny thing is that I don’t seem to have any indication of what is for Premium Members and what’s not. Let’s try this one. Same tune different version (quite a bit slower):https://youtu.be/sbRLV3XEsAkDifferent version still, faster tempo:https://y... 
Jazz for aficionados
https://youtu.be/Y4osdP-BmTM 
Anyone (everyone) care to throw a dart?
If pragmatism is your main concern and you can afford the expense, I think your concern is irrelevant and, ultimately, non sensical. It seems to me that as we age and our hearing gets worse, that this is precisely the time to compensate for our he... 
What’s your obstacles on the way of listening
Preoccupation with the sound of my system.  You know....cable A vs cable B, fuse directionality, carbon fiber footer or metal cone?, “is it broken in yet?”, etc. 😱 
Jazz for aficionados
Great stuff acman3, thanks.  Keegiam, thanks, but no need to compare.  I have been exposed to a lot of great stuff and learn a lot from you guys/lady.  As in acman3’s clips, Elvin Jones’ was one of my favorite piano-less bands.  Not too many horn ... 
Jazz for aficionados
Great stuff acman3, thanks.  One of my favorite piano-less bands.  This one with the great Dave Liebman.  One more with Liebman and Gorssman.  With piano this time, but one of my favorite Elvin Jones records from that era.  Liebman on soprano and ... 
Jazz for aficionados
Keegiam, I did catch the Berg interview. In fact, I had written a response with clips and the iPad gremlins struck again. It lost it before posting. Let me try again.Great interview. One of the striking things about it for me was his comments show... 
Jazz for aficionados
Good stuff, Keegiam. Rewind about a decade (!) from Big Joe Turner’s “Shake Rattle and Roll”. The roots of R&R go even further back.1945!:https://youtu.be/5LxmxVFoyOchttps://youtu.be/HnyB0a8G71Yhttps://youtu.be/m4KemW-YzcIhttps://youtu.be/F3sM... 
Why do some think "music" (not gear, trading, etc.) is the ultimate end?
Much to say about some of the more recent comments, but since the thread has been deemed closed......Yes, peace, all! 
Why do some think "music" (not gear, trading, etc.) is the ultimate end?
rv, we are in agreement. No need to apologize. Sound and music shape my affections as well; each to different degrees.hilde45, you asked some questions and I answered them, according to my feelings on the matter. You asked “what do you think?” “on... 
Why do some think "music" (not gear, trading, etc.) is the ultimate end?
**** The original question is why do some dismiss the love of gear by the tactic of making music an ultimate end. ****Simple, because for some it IS the ultimate end. “Making music the ultimate end” is not a “tactic” for many music lovers, it is a... 
Classical Music for Aficionados
Each string section (1rst violins, 2nd violins, violas, cellos and basses) has a “Principal” (“Concertmaster” in the case of the 1rst violins), an “Associate Principal”, and in some orchestras an “Assistant Principal” in addition to the “Principal... 
Jazz for aficionados
Speaking of P.T. Barnum and cabl...I mean, car tires: Got a 2020 Subaru Outback Onyx eighteen months ago. Needed something for the brutal snow and ice we get on rough roads in upstate NY. Did OK two winters ago with the stock all-season tires; I w...