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    Charlie Haden documentary ...

    Charlie Haden documentary

    https://vimeo.com/399832399
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    I'm a fan. A fine conductor too. RIP

    I'm a fan. A fine conductor too. RIP
  3. Lucky for me my wife is very open minded about...

    Lucky for me my wife is very open minded about music. She listens to anything I put on the stereo. But some of her favorites are:

    Frank & Dweezil Zappa
    Jethro Tull
    Allan Holdsworth
    Robben Ford...
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    ^^^ Thanks, Frank! I'm gonna see what they've...

    ^^^
    Thanks, Frank! I'm gonna see what they've got. I've been playing Mahler 3 all weekend trying to get more familiar with this one. I'm listening to Tennstedt / London Philharmonic.
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    Sticky: Those notices have been on the shelves here ever...

    Those notices have been on the shelves here ever since supplies were depleted. I'll be eating a lot of rabbit food, eggs and yogurt. The easiest stuff to find in my area. Finally found some oatmeal...
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    Sticky: Gotta love those one per customer flyers taped to...

    Gotta love those one per customer flyers taped to all the empty shelves.
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    Man, the last section of that was really sad....

    Man, the last section of that was really sad. I've never seen him express such despondency. But the good thing is that musical excellence prevails, and outlives all the rubbish. The last 25 years...
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    Three of my favorite drummers to listen to along...

    Three of my favorite drummers to listen to along with Joey Baron. Honestly, I can't figure out what the hell Tony Williams is doing most of the time. But I listen to FZ playing melody over some...
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    Right. And he usually came up with catchy vamps...

    Right. And he usually came up with catchy vamps and ostinato bass figures that weren't boring. He's playing high volume distorted electric guitar. I don't want to hear Giant Steps.
  10. Frisell's rootsy sound guitar tones suit Lennon's...

    Frisell's rootsy sound guitar tones suit Lennon's music quite naturally.
  11. I had never heard of the Ramsey Lewis album but I...

    I had never heard of the Ramsey Lewis album but I gave a listen to the title track. The string arrangements are pretty cheesy but his piano playing is great!
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    The way the album kicks off with that good...

    The way the album kicks off with that good feeling blues and the roar of the crowd puts me in the mood to listen to some full on, balls out guitar playing for the next 65 minutes.
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    Although I don't listen to Trance-Fusion as much,...

    Although I don't listen to Trance-Fusion as much, I have to say that the edited Wild Love solo (Bowling On Charen) is one of the coolest things among all three releases. The other solo I like from...
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    I love the first two guitar albums. I've listened...

    I love the first two guitar albums. I've listened to them as much as any other Zappa release. But I wasn't that crazy about the third album, Trance-Fusion. I think FZ did a great job on the editing...
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    Will give that a listen, Simon. The 3rd piano...

    Will give that a listen, Simon. The 3rd piano concerto is uploaded in the classical thread.
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    I just listened to that piece the other day. It...

    I just listened to that piece the other day. It sounded very good! Also his horn trio is a great piece. It's on a Naxos CD. I'd also recommend his piano quintet available on a Koch CD in addition to...
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    Sounds like Son of the Black Page with a caffeine...

    Sounds like Son of the Black Page with a caffeine buzz!
  18. I was gonna go see him on the 28th but the show...

    I was gonna go see him on the 28th but the show was postponed.
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    RIP I've been aware of Wuorinen for many years...

    RIP I've been aware of Wuorinen for many years but I've listened to just a few pieces including his electronic work, Time's Encomium.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKq8DkBk_GA
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    Guerin has been dead for years. And Gordon was...

    Guerin has been dead for years. And Gordon was convicted of murder and is serving time.
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    Sticky: A wealth of great information here. Thanks!

    A wealth of great information here. Thanks!
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    The reggae King Kong with that badass bari sax...

    The reggae King Kong with that badass bari sax solo is imo a standout track on a stellar live album.
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    I prefer the 1987 remix. But that's the one I...

    I prefer the 1987 remix. But that's the one I listened to for 25 years before I heard the original.
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    It makes sense since the Ryko edition is out of...

    It makes sense since the Ryko edition is out of print, and the original is readily available on the 2012 re-issue.
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    Shangri-La is another solid solo album for anyone...

    Shangri-La is another solid solo album for anyone looking to pick up something more from Knopfler. I actually prefer it to Golden Heart by a hair.
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    I had no intention of buying this expensive box...

    I had no intention of buying this expensive box but my wife found it in the Zappa vinyl section of a local record store. It looked pretty classy and it's loaded with a ton of material so we took the...
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    Same with mine. The daily winter routine. Perry...

    Same with mine. The daily winter routine. Perry Mason, Matlock, Rifleman, and Adam 12.
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    That's going to be my only shot at experiencing...

    That's going to be my only shot at experiencing this tour. Tickets go on sale on March 13 starting at $49.50, and can be purchased by phone at (855) 432-2849 online atcoolinsuringarena.com or at the...
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    I read his statement at his website. He's been...

    I read his statement at his website. He's been questioned about this in past and asked why his music is so upbeat and optimistic? His answer was "that's just the way it comes out when I write." And...
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    Three Days Of The Condor is one of the best...

    Three Days Of The Condor is one of the best suspense thrillers I've ever seen. His cool demeanor was perfect for the hit man role. But I found him to be a bit too stoic for the Jesus portrayal which...
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    The Real McCoy is as good a place as any to...

    The Real McCoy is as good a place as any to start. It features a great quartet with Joe Henderson, Ron Carter, and Elvin Jones. And the compositions are excellent. The album includes one of McCoy's...
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    Haven't listened to Sahara in ages but I dug out...

    Haven't listened to Sahara in ages but I dug out a few MCoy albums yesterday. I like the trio album, Trident, and the 1978 release, Together which has a good version of Jack DeJohnette's Bayou Fever,...
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    I listened to that clip and I didn't even...

    I listened to that clip and I didn't even recognize the music. But No.5 is probably the symphony I listen to the least. I had to rectify that and I listened to Bernstein's DG recording.
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    I'm sorry to hear this news. He was a tremendous...

    I'm sorry to hear this news. He was a tremendous musician and artist. I've never heard any other player who could create the bristling electric energy on the acoustic piano like McCoy. Although I'm...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=499&v=...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=499&v=ByW_hbvL3iY&feature=emb_title

    This obscurity featuring Ruth on drums.
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    Super low price on the Gielen Mahler box at JPC...

    Super low price on the Gielen Mahler box at JPC at the moment.
    https://www.jpc.de/jpcng/classic/detail/-/art/michael-gielen-edition-vol-6/hnum/7443586
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    An amazing amount of work! But as a whole I never...

    An amazing amount of work! But as a whole I never really warmed to that album other than the title piece. I really like the vocal performance and the two guitar solos on the vol 3 version.
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    Shut Up... Them Or Us Guitar Jazz From Hell ...

    Shut Up...
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    Guitar
    Jazz From Hell

    ...are the albums I've listened to the most. And there are many good live tracks on the 6 volume series. Zoot Allures, and Let's Move To Cleveland...
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    Haven't heard Shipway. I'm trying out some more...

    Haven't heard Shipway. I'm trying out some more M7 recordings. Listening to Tennstedt's live performance.
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    I snagged the TT LSO M7, and SF M5 for under 10...

    I snagged the TT LSO M7, and SF M5 for under 10 bucks, shp included from World Of Books.
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    I've been doing the eBay thing lately. I find a...

    I've been doing the eBay thing lately. I find a lot of stuff cheap plus free shp. I hate that four bucks a pop shp charge at Amazon. Rick L. turned me onto World Of Books site. Free shp there.
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    I picked up the Gielen cycle last year for a...

    I picked up the Gielen cycle last year for a great price during a sale. The sound is great and the orchestra playing is beautiful. Gielen's approach is a bit on the reserved end of the spectrum so it...
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    Depends on the album. And from interviews I've...

    Depends on the album. And from interviews I've read he used close mic techniques. Audience participation tracks notwithstanding.
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    Do you have any recommendations for top...

    Do you have any recommendations for top performances in that cycle?
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    Frank, are you streaming those T.T. Mahler...

    Frank, are you streaming those T.T. Mahler recordings? I'd have probably bought the box several years ago if it was not premium priced. My library has most of them. I've listened to 7 & 8 but not...
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    George Russell - Ezz-thetics

    George Russell - Ezz-thetics
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    I bought Zero Tolerance back when it was...

    I bought Zero Tolerance back when it was released. I didn't get much out of it at the time. I thought it was influenced more by Derek Bailey and had little to do with Ornette. I've always loved the...
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    I bought the Stokowski Phase 4 box. After...

    I bought the Stokowski Phase 4 box. After listening to several of the discs I wish I'd not spent the money. Some of them sound pretty bad.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t87B4frtEh8 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t87B4frtEh8

    Great performance!
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    Yes, Takemitsu was a wonderful composer. He left...

    Yes, Takemitsu was a wonderful composer. He left us too soon.
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    The Aristocrats - You Know What? Svend Hvidtfelt...

    The Aristocrats - You Know What?
    Svend Hvidtfelt Nielsen - Into The Black
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    Awesome find, Rick! This is some great modern...

    Awesome find, Rick! This is some great modern composition. The other pieces on the CD are superb as well. Ordered a copy!
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    I found a used copy of 2002 Let It Bleed DSD...

    I found a used copy of 2002 Let It Bleed DSD remaster at a local store. This one sounds really good!
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    Also Prelude To The Afternoon Of A Faun. A ten...

    Also Prelude To The Afternoon Of A Faun. A ten minute masterpiece that ushered in the modern age of orchestral music. And La Mer.
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    Cool! I hope I can get to a show.

    Cool! I hope I can get to a show.
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    Sounds great! This kind of group improv and...

    Sounds great! This kind of group improv and musical conversation is a pleasure to listen to. Or is it written out? Sounds like a bit of both.
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    I have a sampler from that Thirsty Ear label....

    I have a sampler from that Thirsty Ear label. Some really good stuff on it by Shipp, Spring Heel Jack, and others.
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    ^^^ Nice recording! I only have two of his...

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    Nice recording! I only have two of his albums. The first record with Eric Dolphy, and Uptown Conversation.
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    I've never heard of those players in his band but...

    I've never heard of those players in his band but they are all superb! And Carter's tone on the bass is so rich and beautiful. He plays a great solo improv on You Are My Sunshine later in the set.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ll5ITrMfo50&t=2536...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ll5ITrMfo50&t=2536s

    Straight ahead acoustic quartet sounding so good. Ron Carter, 82 years old.
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