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Good Baritone Sax Recording?
Great player, Nick. Still, for me, the greatest:      
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Thanks for the tip on the Pepper recording, pjw!  I’ll check it out.    
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O-10 once posted this recent version by the Mingus “tribute” Big Band thinking it was the original version which I posted above.  The original version features Pepper Adams on baritone.  The tribute big band version features Ronnie Cuber on barito... 
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Another of O-10’s faves…..the true original version this time. Pepper, not Ronnie, O-10! 😊. You out there, O-10?    
VPI HW-19 with Graham 1.5 arm Question/Suggestions
Btw, I have no personal experience with the newer ADS motor controller, but it has not received as much positive commentary as the SDS which I like very much. There are other brands that are well regarded that work with the HW. Lastly, when did yo... 
VPI HW-19 with Graham 1.5 arm Question/Suggestions
Bingo! You state: ”The sound is good but rather lightweight, neutral and nimble but polite, one might say meek with tight but lean bass. ” Exactly what I heard the times that I heard the original CLS. For whatever it may be worth, from the Ster... 
VPI HW-19 with Graham 1.5 arm Question/Suggestions
I lived with an HW19 MK4 for years and “lightweight” is the last word I would use to describe its inherent sound. It is a robust sounding table and one that some would call TOO warm sounding. I also used the Graham on a TNT 6 and there was no defi... 
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Don’t disagree, but I’m sure you know it doesn’t work that way.  Gotta have a contract with BN first.  I do agree with your premise.    
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Did somebody say flute? Yes, same guy,      
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This time in tenor saxophone (!):    
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A strong case could be made for the idea that this law (“rule”) is itself, and in fact, “digging a little deeper”…unless shown otherwise 😊. My example of one exception to the law; one of the great unsung players:      
What is the “World’s Best Cartridge”?
**** If I were to follow the Instructions in a Cabinet Makers Text Book and apply a Heritage Coating such as a Shellac Finish on to an Item of Ikea Designed and Produced furniture. I fail to see how this can not acceptably present itself as a comp... 
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Doesn’t hold a candle to KOB.  ☺️  
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Maybe it’s me. Interaction on an Internet forum is necessarily very limited and the anonymity that is part of it all changes all the usual “rules” of human interaction. In spite of all that I find it odd, even a little disappointing, that O-10’s ... 
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Dion to Coltrane “Live At Birdland”.  Love it!