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Why Don't More People Into Music Reproduction At Home Play Around With Musical Instruments
Great topic. I agree wholeheartedly and happy to see so many comments supportive of your premise. “Now I know those few notes & easily recognize them in any song.”Then you have more talent (ears) than you give yourself credit for. Get yourself... 
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I posted this yesterday; my favorite instrumental version of “A Foggy Day”. Released in 1957. Listen to the intro by Garland:https://youtu.be/JwpD3-ojtqMNow, listen to this well known tune by Miles (?!). Recorded just a few months later in 1958. S... 
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End of August!?  Doesn’t sound too “presto” to me.   
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Rok, you’re right, I never did. I can’t recommend enough the set on DG by Gidon Kremer and Martha Argerich. I’ve been a fan of both Kramer and Argerich for a long time and these are terrific interpretations.  https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/... 
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Great arrangement! Very clever and very West Coast. Nice playing. My favorite instrumental version of that great tune.  Fantastic feel.https://youtu.be/JwpD3-ojtqM 
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Always good to see you here, pjw. Good luck with your new business; especially during this difficult time. Nice clip. Only listened to “Lester Leaps In” so far. James Carter taking no prisoners. Solo order: Golson, Carter, Ashby? If you have info,... 
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Great Sonny Stitt, btw.  Thanks.  Your link wouldn’t play.  I assume it was this:https://youtu.be/ANueEvcA3N8 
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Before making a statement like that, first get your facts straight re what’s what; not to mention my feelings about Wynton. I think it is someone else, currently pouting, who is the leader of that faction. I have been very complimentary of some of... 
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https://youtu.be/x_ofHC9_ts0 
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https://youtu.be/CORJHP3Bmqg ☺️ 
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"I never heard of a Jazz musician who retired. You love what you do, so what are you going to do... play for the walls?" - Nat Adderley  
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Thanks for the info! 
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I have no idea what happened. Everything I know is there for everyone to see on this and the “other thread”. If O-10 (or Rok?) would like to fill us in it would be appreciated.O-10, as always, I hope you reconsider. Best wishes. 
Is there an ideal (ish) cartridge output?
There is a quality of sound that I look for when determining what the ideal output of a phono cartridge is that is a little more ephemeral. This observation is based only on my experience with my chosen components over the years and may not apply ...