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by russell
Mon Nov 29, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Josh Duffee and Andy Schumm visiting Australia
Replies: 5
Views: 2898

Josh Duffee and Andy Schumm visiting Australia

These two guys with pretty good pedigrees are visiting Australia and I was wondering if anyone had come across them. We are hoping to work with a jazz group which might be including these players for a festival here in Canberra. Their websites: http://www.quadcitymusic.com/bands/josh-duffee.html htt...
by russell
Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:02 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: New Ellington CD - At the Cotton Club
Replies: 4
Views: 2732

My order was cancelled as well - not sure what the problem is.
by russell
Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:07 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: New Ellington CD - At the Cotton Club
Replies: 4
Views: 2732

New Ellington CD - At the Cotton Club

A jazz blog I follow has news of a new Ellington CD that looks interesting:

http://jazzlives.wordpress.com/2010/10/ ... tton-club/
by russell
Thu Sep 30, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: I think I made a mistake...
Replies: 2
Views: 2456

I am DJing a competition tonight (which includes a JnJ) so can give my thoughts. The first thing I would do is talk to the organisers/judges to see what format for the competition they want to use. The standard way we run them here in Australia is to have all skates to various tempos for the heats a...
by russell
Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:36 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: DJ-1800 issue's? anyone?
Replies: 4
Views: 3776

I am running a similar setup with no problems:

new MacBook Pro with OS 10.6.4

iTUnes 10

DJ1800 3.2.2
by russell
Wed Aug 18, 2010 3:16 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Straighten Up And Fly Right
Replies: 8
Views: 3744

Good Nat King Cole version on this collection: http://www.amazon.com/Definitive-Nat-King-Cole/dp/B00006F2WV/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1282126189&sr=1-1 I like the version by Girls From Mars: http://www.amazon.com/Planet-Swing-Girls-Mars/dp/B00005O1D9/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=12821...
by russell
Fri Aug 13, 2010 3:20 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: eMusic Song/Album recomendations
Replies: 210
Views: 90411

Also some more Ellington radio transcriptions for you DP

http://www.emusic.com/album/Duke-Elling ... 11070.html
by russell
Fri Aug 13, 2010 2:49 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: eMusic Song/Album recomendations
Replies: 210
Views: 90411

Details of the Continental Sessions Vol 1:

http://www.answers.com/topic/the-contin ... ions-vol-1
by russell
Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:53 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Joe Carroll with the Ray Bryant Quintet
Replies: 6
Views: 3673

OK - was at class during last thing and Manu played "Jump Ditty" during class. Did a search everywhere and couldn't find the song in either physical or download form. Anyone seen it lately?
by russell
Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:19 am
Forum: Technical Questions
Topic: Support for TouchBB Forum Browser?
Replies: 8
Views: 10476

Up and running as well

Posted with TouchBB on my iPhone
by russell
Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:01 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: mosaic sets
Replies: 290
Views: 162542

I am giving myself an early Xmas present with both the Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw sets on their way. I also have the Self Portrait set so will be interesting to compare.
by russell
Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: DJ Skillz
Topic: LiveTweeting sets
Replies: 9
Views: 9949

I am djrussellturner

I found it interesting to follow some of the people at ULHS. I have put out much myself yet.
by russell
Tue Oct 13, 2009 5:02 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Hey Mister Jesse Podcast
Replies: 254
Views: 149669

I was amused by the Harlem Air Shaft - Put A Ring On It mashup. I was also suprised that on our Australian Idol show big band night last Sunday one of the contestants did a big band version of "Put A Ring On It" that worked suprisingly well :shock: Harry Connick Jnr was a special guest jud...
by russell
Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:19 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Chick Webb, "What Is This Thing Called Love?"?
Replies: 4
Views: 2328

The Chick Webb band post his death with Ella at the helm (but all instrumentals:

http://www.amazon.com/Live-Savoy-1939-4 ... 972&sr=1-1

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by russell
Wed Oct 07, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Competition Music
Replies: 28
Views: 12591

Christopher Columbus - Fletcher Henderson (off Chu Berry Mosaic set)
Sing You Sinners - Fletcher Henderson (off Ben Webster Proper set)

(need to improve my library system :) )