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edwin
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Post Number: 1977
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Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:45 pm:   Edit Post

Love that!

On a completely different bent, and yes, it's a bit bent, there's this slowed down masterpiece:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMrfM711vXI
sonicus
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Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 11:10 pm:   Edit Post

Very interesting . I have heard that Dolly Parton was one of Jerry Garcia's favorite vocalists phrasing wise .
edwardofhuncote
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Posted on Wednesday, April 01, 2015 - 6:21 am:   Edit Post

For bluegrass music fans here at the Alembic Club, if you'll permit me a shameless plug... one of my good friends and former band-mates is (one of) the owners/partners at http://bluegrasstoday.com/

He's grown that thing from the ground up... it's absolutely *the* clearing house for everything that's anything to do with that particular genre' of music, and often those peripheral to it.

Most of you guys and girls know, bluegrass and rock, particularly the music that emerged from the folk boom, and that of bluegrass' 2nd generation of players, are inextricably related, having met up while travelling the same pathways in the late 1960's.
sonicus
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Posted on Wednesday, April 01, 2015 - 6:23 pm:   Edit Post

I really like this !
I think Anna , who is sings the lead and is playing the Hurdy-Gurdy is Really awesome . This is all in Swiss -German . A dialect of the Germanic languages . it is quite special in its own right . I understand and speak various German dialects.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBoRLzXym_c
pauldo
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Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2015 - 4:20 am:   Edit Post

Wolf, I really like that version of The Call of the Mountains, in found it interesting how the fiddle player holds the bow away from the frog.

Here's one with a bluegrass theme.

From Merlefest; Nickel Creek, The Lighthouse's Tale.

I don't consider myself much of a romantic, but the story that this lighthouse speaks of gets to me every time.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=E9hx0T9vWPs
sonicus
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Post Number: 4061
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Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2015 - 7:04 am:   Edit Post

Paul , The Lighthouse's Tale , is a nice tune . Good players as well !
Thanks ,

Wolf
sonicus
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Post Number: 4066
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Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2015 - 5:27 pm:   Edit Post

ANNA MURPHY

A great singer , musician and audio engineer !
I am following her on SOUND CLOUD .

https://soundcloud.com/annamurphy
sonicus
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Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2015 - 9:22 pm:   Edit Post

SOUNDWAVES
http://annamurphy.bandcamp.com/
lbpesq
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Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2015 - 10:32 pm:   Edit Post

Manassas

Bill, tgo
cozmik_cowboy
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Post Number: 1847
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Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2015 - 10:44 pm:   Edit Post

Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery, The Further Adventures of Jimmy and Wes.

Peter
cozmik_cowboy
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Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2015 - 10:45 pm:   Edit Post

Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery, The Further Adventures of Jimmy and Wes.

Peter
cozmik_cowboy
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Posted on Friday, April 03, 2015 - 9:11 pm:   Edit Post

Austin City Limits from 2-25-13 (Esperanza Spalding) and 2-2-14 (1st half Sara Jarosz, 2nd half The Milkcarton Kids). In a desolate soundscape of Justin Gaga Swift drival and thumpity-thimp clamor, they give me hope!

Peter (who'll try not to double up like last night)
davehouck
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Posted on Saturday, April 04, 2015 - 5:06 pm:   Edit Post

Here's a nice video of Sara Jarosz.
davehouck
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Post Number: 11707
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Posted on Saturday, April 04, 2015 - 5:12 pm:   Edit Post

And Sara Jarosz with Aoife O'Donovan; this is wonderful!
edwardofhuncote
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Posted on Sunday, April 05, 2015 - 10:27 am:   Edit Post

Thanks Dave, that's good stuff there... hard to go wrong between those two gals. Love(d) Crooked Still in the heyday, Aoife was a perfect fit. And Sara, we'll there's all kinda' "Songs Up In Her Head". =)

For this Easter Sunday, I've been listening to (and playing along with) Alison Krauss & The Cox Family's "I Know Who Holds Tomorrow". Alison's brother Viktor really shines on bass for several cuts. By contrast, Union Station bassist Barry Bales is a master of leaving the perfect amount of space between on the slower tempo numbers. Absolute monster players, both.

(Message edited by edwardofhuncote on April 05, 2015)
lbpesq
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Posted on Sunday, April 05, 2015 - 2:15 pm:   Edit Post

A tribute to James Taylor from 2006 on AXS TV, including our very own Jimmy Johnson - my wife recognized the Alembic bass.

Bill, tgo
pauldo
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Post Number: 1477
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Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 6:52 pm:   Edit Post

Saw this performed on Palladia - Field Day Festival.

Really struck a chord.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=DGWoB4JjV9Y
tncaveman
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Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 8:12 pm:   Edit Post

About to hear Funky Knuckles in Nashville. Check em out on Spotify. Saw them with Snarky Puppy 2 years ago.

Stephen
edwardofhuncote
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Posted on Friday, April 10, 2015 - 6:16 am:   Edit Post

Norman Blake & Tut Taylor - "Flatpickin' in the Kitchen". A collection of home recordings of two of my biggest musical heroes.

*Tut Taylor passed away yesterday... truly was a pioneer, and innovator.

http://www.tennessean.com/story/entertainment/music/2015/04/09/dobro-man-tut-taylor-dies/25549453/
stephenr
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Posted on Friday, April 10, 2015 - 9:11 am:   Edit Post

Listened to Tut's set from the 2011 John Hartford Festival last night to honor his passing. Planning to pull out some of the LPs later. He left behind an amazing legacy of music...
rv_bass
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Posted on Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 9:40 am:   Edit Post

Rudresh Mahanthappa, "Bird Calls"
cozmik_cowboy
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Posted on Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 8:18 pm:   Edit Post

Went to NIU's annual World Music concert today.
2 gamelon ensembles; check (why I went)
Brazilian drum line; check
Middle Eastern string ensemble; check (piano, 3 violins, a viola, 3 cellos, a guitar, 2 ouds, a flute, a tar, a cajone, & a tamborine)
Mongolian throat singer; check - wait, what?!?! I've heard of it, but this is the first time I've heard it. Freakin' amazing! Cat was bowing a 3-stringed, lap-held fiddle of sort, while at the same time, with his throat (duh - thus the name), he

1) Did a raspy/humming bass line
2) Did a baritone line with the same timbre that moved in parallel, and
3) Did a very intricate whistling melody up around 2nd soprano

Yes, that's one voice, three simultaneous vocal parts; if I hadn't been sitting there watching, I would have wagered cash money it was at overdubbed. Did I mention amazing?

Peter
sonicus
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Posted on Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 11:24 pm:   Edit Post

I went to see a wonderful live stellar performance of Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana"
dannobasso
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Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 2:32 pm:   Edit Post

Big Wreck, Devin Townsend and my own music to be released this year.
https://youtu.be/zisyWP5U6Po
https://youtu.be/dmVQYzQ3-H4

https://youtu.be/mdhUvQdxHH8
peoplechipper
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Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 12:34 am:   Edit Post

Cool! I met Devin maybe ten years ago with my friend Geoff; he used to manage a rehearsal studio where Strapping Young Lad played...so we're on our way to the bar after work and come across Devin sitting on a rock in a vacant lot about 2 blocks from that space; he was just watching the world go by i guess (a busy intersection) and he seemed to have no good story for being there other than to watch man/Ants at work...a funny meeting but even in that short interaction you could tell he was odd in a fun way...Tony.
edwardofhuncote
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Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 6:50 am:   Edit Post

One of the advantages that comes from running around playing music with my friends' kids (Mom swears I'm trying to get waived into Gen Y) is being exposed to music I would not have discovered independently.

So lately, singer/songwriter Raina Rose came up in our band's Friday night creative circle... here's a tune from a collaborative album I found to be just irresistible. Especially the bass line. =)

http://youtu.be/t9W5EOLolM4
sonicus
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Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:03 am:   Edit Post

Nice tune, I like her voice.
sonicus
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Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 6:22 pm:   Edit Post

I am currently very interested in this unique group !
FAUN , Beautiful music !
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVZ49y99AJI
davehouck
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Post Number: 11721
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:04 pm:   Edit Post

I've been listening to the other side of Devin Townsend. Devin Townsend Project - Ghost 'By a Thread'
cozmik_cowboy
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Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 11:58 pm:   Edit Post

Well, Wolf, I have no idea what they're singing, but it sounds great!

Peter
sonicus
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Post Number: 4103
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Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 12:28 am:   Edit Post

Dave , I like the Devin Townsend link , Thanks .

Peter, I am glad that you like FAUN , I will try to find some of their work in English, and "Instrumental " work and post it .

Wolf
peoplechipper
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Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 12:38 am:   Edit Post

Just came home from watching Faith No More; great show with amazing sound...my friend who I went with asked me how they write and arrange those songs; i told him I had no idea as I don't have the knowledge of all those styles of music, let alone how to make them mesh...truly amazing...Tony
sonicus
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Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 8:17 am:   Edit Post

As I promised , With English translation ; Here is FAUN , " This Cold Night"
Faun-Diese Kalte Nacht (with lyrics and English translation)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0uN3REgIRk
jacko
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Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015 - 4:24 am:   Edit Post

Steve Gadd . 70 strong. featuring all of James Taylor's backing band including our very own Jimmy Johnson. Great stuff - mostly jazz and JJ gets a writing credit for a very nice tune.
sonicus
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Post Number: 4113
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 11:21 am:   Edit Post

Eluveitie - Brictom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcGYY_T5-_E

I am enjoying exploring new musical escapades and influences for new possible projects and sounds. Life can be a continuous musical class room .
davehouck
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Post Number: 11722
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Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 3:26 pm:   Edit Post

"Life can be a continuous musical class room."

I've noticed that as well.

:-)

Here's the classroom lesson I was studying a few nights ago: Dream Theater's Illumination Theory, live with chorus and pit orchestra. Very nice integration of the band with chorus and orchestra. Maybe I was just in a more receptive frame of mind, but this seemed to me to work a lot better than a lot of other similar attempts to add orchestra to rock bands.
sonicus
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Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 4:04 pm:   Edit Post

Dave , The link that you provided was interesting.

If you liked that , then EPICA , a Female fronted Symphonic Metal band is quite awesome in my opinion.___ She sings quite well ! I like it.

EPICA - Unleashed (OFFICIAL LIVE)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxd6sxLxdys

My taste to what I listen to and would be willing to play and perform in keeps growing . What EPICA is doing and playing looks like fun . The fact is that there is $$$$ to be made in Symphonic Metal :-).

(Message edited by sonicus on April 21, 2015)
davehouck
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Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 6:49 pm:   Edit Post

Wolf; that's kind of an interesting thought, and I started writing a long response, and then deleted the whole thing.

Your last post started with "If you liked that". What's interesting is I've been sitting here for a while now trying to figure out what "like" means.

I'll say this about Dream Theater as an example; I greatly "appreciate" their writing and musicianship (instrumentally; I have no idea what the lyrics are), and for that reason I tend to listen to them every once in a while (I don't listen to anyone often; well, I suppose I listen to Phil Lesh relatively often).

But I don't think I have any kind of emotional connection to Dream Theater's music, just a lot of respect. And again, I'm just using them as an example.

So, in response to your query, "if I liked it", well, let's just say I appreciated it.

I'm going to have to think for a while as to what "like" means.

As a starting point, apparently I like this: Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu - Valentina Igoshina.

:-)
sonicus
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Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 7:32 pm:   Edit Post

Dave , I LOVE ! , the Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu - Valentina Igoshina. She shows such incredible virtuosity . I have a friend who is a piano classical pianist who also teaches . He has a different set of pedagogy for teaching Bach & Chopin .
Thanks for the link , I will pass it on to him .
pauldo
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Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 2:01 pm:   Edit Post

Like this
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3b0rN43q6jo
bigredbass
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Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:51 pm:   Edit Post

I spent many hours of my youth, seated at the baby grand assaulted by the un-ending 'tick,tock' of a keywound Seth Thomas metronome, beating my head soft with JS and CPE Bach, only to later find out what my teacher was desperately hiding from me: The guilty thrill and 'sturm und drang' of the 'Short-Tempered Clavier' and the wonder of that Black Dog of the Bach Family Tree:

PDQ BACH ! ! ! !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7j6vrcbi470&index=1&list=RD7j6vrcbi470

Joey
terryc
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Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015 - 6:02 am:   Edit Post

A lot of people know Mark King for his famous 'building a shed' bass solos, here is a really good clip of him playing his S2 coco bolo is a more restrained fashion and using just about every technique(except tapping) he knows. Very jazzy, very funky and very pleasant to listen and watch.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnitD528SFE
pauldo
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Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015 - 2:26 pm:   Edit Post

Enter Sandman - like you never heard before.
https://youtube.com/watch?v=1boUYB9LFJY

Bassist is 9 years old . . . . keep you eye on these three.
davehouck
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Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015 - 5:02 pm:   Edit Post

Wow! That was a good cover.
peoplechipper
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Posted on Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 12:34 am:   Edit Post

On one hand it's sorta depressing to see kids who overall play better than you (or know more songs) but at the same time it's awesome as it shows that not all kids are wasting all their time with video games and facebook and all that crap...yay music!
pauldo
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Posted on Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 5:18 am:   Edit Post

After watching far too many of their videos I can say this:
The drummer has a superior skill set and the over all energy of all three is inspiring.
terryc
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Posted on Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 5:45 am:   Edit Post

I think I will hang my bass up after seeing that, frightening doesn't even come into it, at the other end of the scale I posted the Sleepyman Banjo Boys on here and that was just as frightening to see a 9/10 year old kid playing Bela Fleck's 'Whitewater' along with his brothers at unbelieveable accuracy!
cozmik_cowboy
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Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015 - 7:33 pm:   Edit Post

OK, that's good, Pauldo - but for "Enter Sandman" as you've never heard it, the band of history profs I occasionally do sound for do it with swing (alas, no vid to link).

Peter
sonicus
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Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 5:31 pm:   Edit Post

Hello all friends !

New strong influences are brewing in my veins .

FAUN ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN60xXj10Fo

I just came back from our farm in Missouri and played this tune .

I love it . This band is a current influence on my interests of bringing the San Francisco Bay Area sound /jam band paradigm to a new and exciting level of evolution. Celtic /Medieval Modal psychedelic trance Improvisation ! My new bag perhaps . May be a new sound in development. The Farm brings me new thoughts and feelings . THINK THIS : Dark Star in the " GAME OF THRONES ! " LIKE WOW ! Dragons and fire and female vocals ! It works .

I leave you with this gem .
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U10ftE4XQvo

Wolf

(Message edited by sonicus on April 29, 2015)
sonicus
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Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 8:37 pm:   Edit Post

Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man (1968) Original Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHV8Wzldlck
edwardofhuncote
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Posted on Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 6:50 am:   Edit Post

"...but at the same time it's awesome as it shows that not all kids are wasting all their time with video games and facebook and all that crap...yay music!"

True that ^ Tony. I feel pretty fortunate to have been an influence (hopefully a positive one) on several kids musical experience in the past few years. It's been a blast having a back-line seat watching them progress from prodigious youngsters into seasoned performers.

My contribution to the "Listening" thread today: Mike Auldridge, Jerry Douglas & Rob Ickes - "Three Bells". It's fantastic... you would think three resonator guitars wouldn't produce anything more than absolute cacophony, but each of these guys are masters of the instrument.

My 2 favorite cuts:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=36&v=HiudrMUnIrw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTOHmCMGAq8

*Mike Auldridge passed away this past year, this album was released posthumously. Mike was a peach of a guy, with whom I once had the honor of recording with. He was one of the most personable musicians I ever met, even wrote some of the liner notes on the project for us.
pauldo
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Posted on Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:46 am:   Edit Post

Esperanza Spalding
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Pyz76KlHqk
sonicus
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Posted on Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:50 am:   Edit Post

Esperanza Spalding is quite excellent !
flpete1uw
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Posted on Saturday, May 02, 2015 - 6:57 pm:   Edit Post

Enjoyed this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdPw8LGlgJg
pauldo
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Posted on Sunday, May 03, 2015 - 4:59 am:   Edit Post

That is exactly why this is the coolest thread ever!
I never heard of Penguin Cafe Orchestra, listened to the link above, continued perusing YouTube, came upon this (the Anteaters) , which has a brief intro explaining Simon Jeffes inspiration. . .
https://youtube.com/watch?v=kXLdlfC3l6E
flpete1uw
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Posted on Sunday, May 03, 2015 - 7:48 am:   Edit Post

Pauldo,
Glad you enjoyed it. They are a lot of fun to listen to. Tight, classical, and whimsical.
Pete

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