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Jazz for aficionados
Frogman, fantastic Grossman clips, thanks! At least I’ve known about him for ages, unlike Berg. I appreciate your never-ending willingness to share great stuff with members here. I would say the “educational” balance is: gain for JFA members +9... 
Kind of Blue SACD on a whim.
@tablejockey **** That makes you the most enlightened here. Just enjoying the music. ****2,000+ posts and you think non-audiophiles enjoy the music music more?  C'mon. 
Kind of Blue SACD on a whim.
@cd318   **** I'm not sure if any of the digital versions of KoB matches the superb Classic Records cut.****The CR is amazing.  We're lucky the art of recording had come so far in the 50's.Late 90's - a friend was excited to bring a new "improved"... 
Kind of Blue SACD on a whim.
I'm really fond of "Nefertiti."  Wayne Shorter was in the group by that time and his compositions are fascinating.  Recorded in mid-1967, less than a year after "Miles Smiles" (mentioned earlier in the thread).  The quintet is probably the greates... 
Kind of Blue SACD on a whim.
I only own three versions of KOB - early Columbia vinyl, 1995 Classic Records double vinyl (includes original and corrected speeds for Side 1 - the corrected tracks are in sequence on the 2nd disk) and the 1996 Columbia SACD.Of these, I think the ... 
Jazz for aficionados
Thanks Frogman, yes I have a Louis Jordan collection.  Fun stuff - lots of boogie in those four clips.  Laissez les bon temps rouler!I hope you caught the Bob Berg interview I posted a few days ago. 
Jazz for aficionados
One more - fast forward about 20 years to Count Basie and Big Joe Turner.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eAI3QLIW0M 
Jazz for aficionados
"Shake, Rattle 'n Roll" again (1954), but with some great old dance scenes (segregated of course).  SQ is better.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8B2V02VsP0sFast forward about 20 years: Count Basie & Big Joe Turner.  Be sure to check out those ... 
Jazz for aficionados
It's so much fun to go on a YouTube journey for a few hours.  Jump blues.Big Joe Turner "Shake Rattle and Roll" (1954).https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhELpSeeipgBut Elvis invented rock 'n roll, right? 
Jazz for aficionados
Likely posted before, but I'm a relative newbie.Kenny Barron Trio "Minor Blues."https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbos48YwPyg 
Jazz for aficionados
Johnny Griffin - "Blues for Harvey" (1973).  Not top notch but it swings.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwrNI43BdF0 
members and their systems
True confessions.  I always coveted the original Speedster, but by the time I really thought about buying, Japanese collectors had driven the prices for the desirable examples to over $100k.  So I had a replica built, based on guts from a Beetle. ... 
New turntable: TW or Obama?
I always forget that audiophiles span the political spectrum, as road******'s post reminds me.Things are getting too political here for me.  Lighten up and enjoy the music.  Cya. 
Jazz for aficionados
MJ, that's a gorgeous Golson number.  Love his tone on that one.Yes, I read every word about the pigeons.  The ones that show up for you are there because they eat just fine every day.  Don't fret.  Despite all of our destruction, mankind has crea... 
New turntable: TW or Obama?
I'm pretty old, but wasn't it obvious the title was a typo?  Sheesh.