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by zipthebird
Mon Aug 13, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: What are you essential edits?
Replies: 131
Views: 28145

Eyeball wrote:...as he Monday morning quartetbacks...
Pun or no pun? Hard to tell. I thought we were talking about big bands here, not small group combos.
by zipthebird
Tue Aug 07, 2007 11:51 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: songs you are in love with
Replies: 26
Views: 8128

King Porter Stomp - Jimmy Dorsey. Off of Swingsation.
by zipthebird
Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:34 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: What are you essential edits?
Replies: 131
Views: 28145

I think if I were concerned about the length of that song, I would just fade out somewhere in the last 45 seconds, rather than worry about cutting a single phrase in the middle of the song. FWIW, as a dancer, I *HATE* when songs fade out... It's like, somewhere in the last 10 seconds my follow and ...
by zipthebird
Mon Jul 30, 2007 6:36 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: What are you essential edits?
Replies: 131
Views: 28145

I'll site an example of "bad' editing: Someone edited out the bass solo of Mary Stalling's version of "Surrey with a fringe on top". I would agree that the bass solo isn't great for dancing and that the song is kinda long (4+ min.), but the edit was so jarring (musically) that it became both obviou...
by zipthebird
Sat Jul 21, 2007 1:00 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: any one using DISCO XT?
Replies: 6
Views: 2921

Hey Aaron -

I'm messing around with the demo now. Looks pretty nifty. Do you know if there's any way to save your playlist from the whole night? I like to keep track of what I play from week to week.

Cheers,
James
by zipthebird
Wed Jul 11, 2007 12:01 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Any parts or solos in a recording you listen to over & o
Replies: 28
Views: 6554

This is an odd one, but listen to the very last few seconds of "Basin Street Blues" off of Teagarden's album Mis'ry and the Blues. Talk about virtuosity.