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A blowing session????
@daveyf  but when was the last time anyone saw a wooden sax?? Almost all of the ones I know of are made of brass Exactly! I'm in jazz venues pretty often and they're definitely made of brass. As you note it is a "reed" instrument. Charles  
Do people tire of audio forums?
@sns It’s nice to see you back. I suspected that you had gravitated toward forums that are more esoteric/DIY centric and delve deeper into the weeds.😊 Charles  
A blowing session????
@crustycoot  I never developed the ear for the saxophonist’s individuality as you describe it, but I do have that ear for the electric guitar masters Yes, it depends on what you spend a lot of time listening to. I could not do that with rock g... 
A blowing session????
@stuartk As to why he embraced Fusion, I’ve also read he was financially motivated but at the same time, genuinely enjoyed the music of of Hendrix and Sly. Plus, he was creatively restless; it was only natural that he would not stay in one plac... 
300b lovers
@jaytor  Very nice system you have there! Charles  
A blowing session????
@stuartk One could also argue that there are "blowing sessions" that are equal to some well rehearsed recording dates. Both the quality of the material and its execution/interpretation are important. Great players can take a simple progression ... 
A blowing session????
@daveyf  My apologies. It seems that I misinterpreted your intention and context. Charles  
A blowing session????
@daveyf  IOW, if you have heard one great blowing session, maybe you have heard them all? This is not my perspective at all . Each musician has their very unique sound, style and approach which is easily distinguishable when listening to them.... 
Has anyboyd used this amp, your thoughts on it
http://www.stevehuffphoto.com/2020/12/23/hifi-the-willsenton-r8-integrated-tube-amplifier-is-a-no-brainer-buy/ This amplifier has garnered a respectable reputation for sound quality and built quality. It’s push pull class A /B rather than cla... 
Has anyboyd used this amp, your thoughts on it
@audiomike33  Thanks for all your input appreciate everything it seems like a hard thing to fulfill what I want to get a headphone good headphone and drive speakers all in one unit. Not necessarily hard to accomplish. However it will require m... 
BEST little know Jazz Album that you ever heard?
@mahgister  Here he plays with a delicate fingering and his tone expression are fabulous Spot on! 👍 Love the accompanying drummer here. Very nice cymbal work. Very nice by all involved on this recording. Charles  
BEST little know Jazz Album that you ever heard?
Given the caliber of responses posted here I think most will appreciate the superb jazz guitarist Ed Cherry. This is his trio performing in a small NYC venue in 2016. @wharfy I believe you’ll really like these guys. They can play!!      
Resolving CD Transports Crowd Sourcing
@wharfy  David congratulations, good decision and I am happy for you. I don’t believe that you will have any regrets at all. I have absolutely no doubt that you’re ARC component signal path sounds marvelous! Charles  
Ruminations On CD Players
@jrcotner  Congratulations and it is gratifying to know you had such a satisfactory outcome. Charles  
BEST little know Jazz Album that you ever heard?
@calvinj  With those guys I knew! 👍 Understood. Charles