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by main_stem
Mon Jan 06, 2003 11:58 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Some good "Lindy Hop" music
Replies: 18
Views: 9410

After about 2 months on backorder I finally got Harlen Leonard and His Rockets. While I am still digesting it, I've already found some great cuts of the 23 tracks.
by main_stem
Wed Dec 04, 2002 8:23 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Good Jam Songs
Replies: 17
Views: 10192

IMHO Jams should be spontanious. If they happen great if they don't great. What I've noticed is when people try to create jams they feel artificial and forced. Often times they end up falling flat on their face with everyone standing around and nobody dancing.

by main_stem
Mon Nov 25, 2002 10:52 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Black CDRs
Replies: 8
Views: 4180

Black CDRs

Has anyone used these before? I've been told that they have better scratch resistance and over all better quality than the typical silver ones.

by main_stem
Fri Nov 22, 2002 9:45 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: question for musicians and historians
Replies: 4
Views: 3849

Who ever wrote that is seriously off base. One of the big ditinctions of the swing era/big band era fo jazz and it's predesessor is the constant use of swinging 8th note patterns by musicians. It's like a tied triplet but not as long on the first note. There is actually no musical notation for this ...