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List some of your favorite live Jazz recordings
@stuartk , if I may joke and aldo those albums are more or less 'classics' I would say that at least few of them are not mentioned often,ha,ha Anyway, nice to see so many different members posting here... No, I have not heard the album you have ... 
List some of your favorite live Jazz recordings
In random order...part one Earl Hines, with Hawk and Eldrige live at Village Vanguard https://youtu.be/QSL0dflBOsY Coleman Hawkins at the Village gate https://youtu.be/xkp4aL39uNk Stanley Turrentine Up at Mintons https://youtu.be/uo0HZoODZQ4... 
Jazz for aficionados
https://www.amazon.com/All-Music-Guide-Jazz-Definitive/dp/087930717X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1FJ5Y6QG6AO3D&keywords=jazz+guide+all+music&qid=1687163528&s=books&sprefix=jazz+guide+all+music+c%2Cstripbooks%2C585&sr=1-1  
Jazz for aficionados
@mahgister , You are welcome, but no need to thank me, I am happy to share especially the 'obscure' ones despite the Frogman's 'rule' (smile). But, except for half a dozen people posting here, it seems that many of them might remain in 'obscurity'... 
Integrating speakers into contemporary decor - can WAF ever be overcome?
Maybe, just maybe, these could pass? They look more like a sculpture, than the speaker, but never the less, its a great speaker for small or medium room.Had them in graphite color https://www.francoserblin.it/en/projects/lignea  Just recently I ... 
Jazz for aficionados
@mahgister , welcome back, here is one or two nordic albums for you...Jan Johansson https://youtu.be/j23q5WTDXg4 https://youtu.be/NnFNJsK6heY   @curiousjim here is one Red Garland album that I posted before, should not be overlooked., The line... 
user poll on seperates vs integrated
I would vote for separates, but having in mind that one will ususally spend more and it will take more time to get everything ’right’ You will need more cables, including power cables as well and more time to make ’right’ choices, between componen... 
What was the craziest location that you made an audio purchase from?
Agreed to buy an amp from a guy from another state. He would take mine and some money. The problem was that are states have strong border controls, but the state between our states not so. So, I drived 10 hours in one direction, met the guy,we exc... 
Jazz for aficionados
Paul Desmond and Zoot Sims both have such a beautiful tone, so I am buying more and more of their albums, beside ones, more known, that I already have. Here are two, perhaps not the most obvious ones when they are in question ’The Duets’ from 197... 
Don't sell your tube amps
Had differnet ss amps (Burmester 956 mk2, Krell Evo 302 among others), hybrid too (Pathos Inpo 2) than bought amp/premp, single ended in A class, just to try the all tube system. Nos tubes, better caps, new Tkd potentiometar made significant sound... 
Songs with excellent advice?
Surprised that this one has not been mentioned... In 1999 filmmaker Baz Luhrmann released the song “Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen,” a 7-minute-long graduation speech set to downtempo electronic music. It was a highly unlikely hit that made it... 
Jazz for aficionados
Art Farmer Ph.D 'Flugelhornist Art Farmer recorded quite a few records with tenor-saxophonist Clifford Jordan during the late '80s/early '90s. This sextet outing (which also includes guitarist Kenny Burrell, pianist James Williams, bassist Rufus ... 
Jazz for aficionados
Chet Baker in Tokyo ...'this one shows him to have still been in complete control of his musical faculties, playing not just beautifully and well, but with energy and even speed despite his deteriorating health. His singing, too, sounds uncannily... 
Jazz for aficionados
Few albums that I got lately... 'Crystal Bells'  Chet Baker performing within a trio setting with the Belgian duo of guitarist Philip Catherine and bassist Jean-Louis Rassinfosse 'Baker thrived in the company of the like-minded Belgians, whose b... 
Jazz for aficionados
https://www.wbgo.org/music/2023-03-27/lou-donaldson-coltrane-killed-jazz-an-excerpt-from-brad-mehldaus-memoir?fbclid=IwAR0LxjoLPy9w7kIW3XVKeAGHd2HEaxX65OZQNBwf3vrAnpd9KolGHHgfGbs