Responses from mtbrider

Need a 3 meter IC- not bright- suggestion please
If you are a fan of OCC cables, I recommend you take a look at Audio Sensibility. 
Looking for integrated better than my Rogue Sphinx have an amp that you seem to like for the most part, but you haven't at least tried different tubes. It would seem to be a prudent step to take before the expense of buying something new. Another amp to consider that hasn't been me... 
Shopping for speakers at $1500-$2000 is a chore.
In one of your previous threads, I recommended the Ascend Acoustics Sierra2 speakers as something you should consider. I don't know how close this is to you, but you can arrange for an audition at their facility in San Clemente. 
Recommed a medium sized monitors that can go loud
You might consider Ascend Acoustics Sierra-2's. When I listen to mine I hear dynamic, clean, transparent, and musical. 
Recommendations for inexpensive Integrated
The NAD D 3020 at $499 has received a lot of praise. 
Speakers that can be placed close to the back wall
Von Schweikert VR22 and VR33 are designed to be placed close to the wall. 
Torn between two IC's... Please help...
Morrow offers a 60 day trial on their cables. I don't find them clinical, but paying for the optional burn in service is probably a good idea. With that and the 60 day trial period, you should be able to make an informed decision. 
Help me recommend some speakers for a friend
You/he might take a look at "the Clue" monitor from Sjofn HiFi. 
Close to wall monitors for Naim UnitiQute
Sounds like you're a candidate for The Clue from Sjofn Hi Fi. Just google clue speaker and you can find the site and a good Positive Feedback review. 
Smallish floorstander that sounds good placed just
Meadowlark Swifts are sometimes available used in the $500-$600 range. Good sound and easy to drive. Front transmission line ports. 
90's recording jazz, in a diner
I agree that "Live at Ethell's" is excellent, but it's by Clifford Jordan. 
Jolida jd 100 owners
I took them off and use Herbie's Tube Dampers. 
Best 'cue to eat while listening to the Blues
+1 on Oklahoma Joe's and for Texas, I'd add Smitty's Market in Lockhart. 
Modern Jazz Pianist recommendation
Brad MehldauRobert GlasperTaylor Eigsti 
TV power cords; Money well spent, or money wasted?
One thing you might try is buying a Pangea AC14 power cord from Audio Advisor. I bought one to try on my Sony LCD and find that it provides a slight improvement in definition and depth of color. The Pangea cord is inexpensive and fits nicely in th...