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Jazz for aficionados
The saxophone was invented in 1846.  Pretty primitive.  Appropriate media 😊  
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Soprano trombone, sometimes called slide trumpet. Nice tenor player! Is this it? No wonder it sounds like Sanborn! The tenor player on the live version you posted plays Sanborn’s solo in the intro of this studio album version literally note for ... 
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**** Is that Sanborn? ****   I can see why you may have thought so, but you’re right, no it’s not.  First, it’s a tenor, not alto; Sanborn never plays tenor.  However, its all Sanborn in style.  Sanborn developed a style that gave birth to count... 
VPI HW-19 with Graham 1.5 arm Question/Suggestions
I respectfully have to disagree (sort of) with markd51’s assessment of the benefits of using an SDS, or similar, motor controller.  While it may be true that a tt motor controller may not increase the quantity of bass it will certainly increase th... 
The character of analog and digital
Argument? Difference of opinion perhaps, but no argument. Let’s not look for one where there isn’t one. Having said that: **** Therefore it becomes very difficult to make generalizations on which categorically sounds better. **** You did bring u... 
The character of analog and digital
I completely agree that both formats are capable of excellent sound and I do agree that the topic gets old…. for a variety of reasons. However, preferring one over the other, or simply recognizing the differences, and they do exist, does not mean ... 
The character of analog and digital
No. I was not one of those “golden ears”….whatever that may mean other than the sarcasm you imbue into the term. I was not there so can’t speak to any of it. I am, however, someone whose ears spend several hours each and every day listening to and... 
The character of analog and digital
A lot of opinions and theorizing when the answer is found in the OP’s original post itself.  No mention of the obvious: **** First of all it’s very difficult to speak of analog in general. Records vary widely (indeed wildly) in sonic character an... 
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Good Baritone Sax Recording?
   
Good Baritone Sax Recording?
Another great.  Sadly, recently passed.