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Jazz for aficionados
frogman-good of you to mention the Oscar Peterson album. Haven't  played this album in years.Oscar Peterson and Joe Pass did a live album titled,"The Good Life" on the Pablo label.This album is one of the most "live sounding" albums I've heard. Fa... 
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frogman-that is some good stuff. Just plain....cool.It also reminds me of something you might hear in a B/W film noir crime movie.O- I was unwinding this evening with "Wes  Montgomery in the wee small hours."Reading the back cover, I discovered Ke... 
Fm tuner
Excerpt from linked article-"As for audio quality, here’s what I have observed so far: HD radio at 48 Kbps is wider in both frequency range and dynamic range than analog FM. The noise floor is also incomparably better—basically total silence. What... 
The Slow Secret Death of the Guitar
Guitar Center has never been profitable. I beileve an article I read many years ago, they have been in debt since they went public.This isn't a surprise. I say it's simply part of the process. The slow death of R&R which was occurring by the l... 
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O-some  timing here...Before revisiting this thread, I randomly have been grabbing LP's to play with breakfast. My treasured 63 mono copy of  Blue and this one...Kenny and Jimmy Smith-"Blues Bashin" I get my Hammond B3 fix.MB is one of those rare ... 
Fm tuner
"And now I own the finest FM tuner ever produced. There’s nothing better, at any price."vtmtodvm-  you found something that agrees with your ears.  Have you owned one a Marantz 10B, REL Precedent,Scott...etc? I wasn t aware Sony produced such a pr... 
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0rpheus10- I left out mentioning you're giving me reason to revisit albums that have been collecting dust.Nancy does an album with pianist George Shearing that includes "All Night Long"Fantastic album-"The Swingins' Mutual." Highly recomended.Also... 
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orpheus10-Mary Lou isn't in my collection. Over the years I've heard her music,but never picked up an album.A write up  on a favorite is welcome.  
Mint lp best tractor for VPI Classic
"PERFECT" Alignment" has eluded my Classic setup for years.I waffle between the supplied jig, Feikert with/without A.S.Things sound great, but now and then, vocals get a little out of control. These same records sound spectacular on a show rig, so... 
Jazz for aficionados
Great links on this page guys, thanks.With nearly 200 pages, I’ve got some catching up to do.O-so Dorothy didn’t grow on you? I gave it another whirl(had to dig deep to find her) and like it a little more this time. It’s an album to mix things up,... 
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orpheus10-Howard is one of those guys many have heard, but not aware of. As Wiki mentions, he did so many of those show music themes in the 60-70's along with the wrecking crew stuff.Interesting you  linked  Dorothy Ashby. On a recommendation by m... 
Jazz for aficionados
frogman-Steve Kahn is one of those guys like Larry Carlton who played on a ton of albums. One of those musicians  who came up as  straight ahead was going in many different directions. Killer guitar player. O-Heres a dude you may be familiar with.... 
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I can always find time to watch Wes. Just mesmerizing to watch him play. O- if you dont already have the DVD  "Live in 65" I strongly recommend you get it. It's one of a series "Jazz Icons""I would just smile...You will have to explain that to me ... 
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orpehues10-Thats a wonderful story. Thanks!The interesting thing about Grant Greens playing is, that cat never or rarely played chords! He was a single note playin kind of a guy.I wish I could find an authentic PLAYABLE Grant Green record.His albu... 
Best copy of Wish You Were Here
Just adding an interesting fact regarding the "Hot Stamper" reference.My local record store has had "scouts" from the HS camp, going thru the bins. This was several years ago.Yes, some of those  $400 copies are indeed, $6 buck, regular presses.Tha...