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by julius
Wed Jun 04, 2003 3:22 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: What are we missing?
Replies: 55
Views: 14641

the true stereo of ellington live at newport is awesome, and the story behind it is awesome too. I picked up an ODJB cd recorded in 1917. Now there's an interesting take on sound quality. I also have Basie live at the Famous Door and in the liner notes it says "The mind is the best scratch remover"....
by julius
Wed Jun 04, 2003 3:11 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Immediate recognition/instumentalists
Replies: 34
Views: 7535

Mike what differentiates Artie from Benny for you?

I find both to be ultra-precise technicians and it's hard for me to pick something out.
by julius
Wed Jun 04, 2003 3:10 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Immediate recognition/instumentalists
Replies: 34
Views: 7535

I find it hard to distinguish OP from Monty Alexander sometimes (yeah, I know, you're horrified). Gene Harris is identifiable to me because he uses this certain riff I have in mind on bluesy songs a LOT. But I don't think I could do him 100%. Basie, because his style is so distinctive, but that's al...
by julius
Tue Apr 15, 2003 11:31 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Bix Beiderbecke
Replies: 16
Views: 6881

a minor note: bix played cornet, which is a slightly different instrument from trumpet (not as loud, warmer tone).