Responses from jjborders

Worst Concerts You Have Attended ??
Worst performance I remember was Sonic Youth opening for Neil Young on the Ragged Glory tour. Just total noise. Worst sounding concert was Black Keys (Brothers tour) at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. The soundboard operator turned the ba... 
Most recordings you own by a single artist, group, or composer
53 Art Pepper albums. Sonny Rollins is a distant second at 25.James 
Most annoying song, period.
"Come On Eileen" by Dexy Midnight Runners. Like fingernails on a chalkboard.... 
What do you like most? Jazz or Classic?
Jazz. I love Trios, Quartets, Quintets, Sextets, and Big Bands. I prefer Swing, Bebop, Hard Bop, and West Coast styles. Not a fan of Free Form or Avant Garde - I need to be able to tap my foot to the rhythm. I can listen for hours to a piano, drum... 
What were your humble beginnings on the path to high end audio?
1979:Pioneer SX-450 ReceiverYamaha NS-4 SpeakersTechnics SL-B2 TurntableGrado cartridgeI'm still on the path looking to make more progress when my son graduates from college. ;-)