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by Greg Avakian
Thu Dec 26, 2002 6:58 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: post swing era white guys
Replies: 31
Views: 11401

Well, this may be too jazzy, but I love the tune"Greasy sack blues" by Woody Herman. There are two versions available; one is live and is around 8 mins., the other is a studio cut that is over 5 mins. but is great to dance to. it's also slow (128 BPM?). I'm at my parent's house so if you want more i...
by Greg Avakian
Thu Dec 19, 2002 11:07 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: CD Release: Barbara Morrison Live at the 9:20 Special
Replies: 7
Views: 5394

This is simply the best new album I've bought this year.
by Greg Avakian
Fri Dec 13, 2002 8:20 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: CDnow/Amazon
Replies: 12
Views: 8600

Although I used CDNow to listen to a lot of music and save stuff in "my wish list", I don't think I ever bought a CD there. Although I'll buy anywhere for used stuff, I'd much rather support my local jazz store for new purchases. If anyone is ever in Philly, you gotta check out "Sound of jazz". They...
by Greg Avakian
Thu Dec 12, 2002 9:38 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Danvers Not-New-Year's-Eve Extravaganza
Replies: 4
Views: 3265

(I'm spinning)

More importantly:
Bill's events are the best competition weekends. Period.
Lindy, WCS and hustle.
Lots of hotties.
Great partying.
House DJs are my favs: Rayned and Jesse.
No Lindy vs. WCS Bull Shit; everybody dances with everybody.
Latenite often goes till 7:00AM for a reason...
by Greg Avakian
Wed Dec 04, 2002 10:12 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: ALHC DJs
Replies: 1
Views: 2367


Hi, I will be the DJ coordinator for ALHC next year. I have already picked a team of Awesome DJs to handle competition music and most of the main room, but there are always some extra slots for social time. Honestly, I could easily fill all of them, but I want to try to meet/hear some newDJs/friends...
by Greg Avakian
Tue Dec 03, 2002 12:35 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Theme Songs
Replies: 60
Views: 19074

Can't say I have a theme song. I go through times when I play a song that I think nobody has or plays. Recent examples are "The great city" by Les McCann, "This little light of mine" by The Steels -and "I'll take an island" by Yakko ;)
by Greg Avakian
Mon Nov 25, 2002 10:36 pm
Forum: Other Music
Topic: West Coast music
Replies: 43
Views: 23756

"Guest" is me: Greg