Chuck Nessa

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  1. Jimmy Heath RIP

    Mark Sheldon shared this of Facebook.
  2. Back around 1973 when I lived in the Boston area I saw a BMW with a plate reading PU5SY.
  3. Cassette tape production revival?

    Format nostalgia is amazing. Excuse me while I sharpen some cactus needles.
  4. Route 66 TV Show

    Somehow I omitted Hawk while editing my message.
  5. Route 66 TV Show

    I remember a show with Ethel Waters, Roy Eldridge and Jo Jones.
  6. Did I mention I was writing a doctoral thesis on squat? I might have a sub chapter on schmuck. Please keep me up to date on any developments.
  7. I don't think they could fill an lp I would buy.
  8. Cassette tape production revival?

    Gizmos overtake music and music surrenders from exhaustion.
  9. Savoy label question

    Gospel kept the company afloat.
  10. The further he got from his Prestige days, the less I enjoyed him.
  11. Booker Little

    About 20 years ago I met a fellow, in the Jazz Record Mart, who said he was Booker Little's son. He was very happy to hear I knew of his father.
  12. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    With Sonny Grey, George Arvanitas, Jimmy Gourley, Jackie Samson and Charles Saudrais.
  13. Coda magazine October/November 1966 contained this report from Chicago by this stringer.
  14. State Farm commercials

    The commercials get the message across.
  15. The last time we lived in Chicago (1975-1983) I attended a number of studio recordings of this show. The studio was 2 blocks from our apartment and our mailman (who I didn't know) dropped tickets in my mailbox when he thought I might be interested. I saw a number of shows and rehearsals. Wanting to refresh my memory I googled the show and only found a few I attended. Does anyone know a way to get a complete list of the programs? If this topic continues I will dredge up memories of the shows. I do know at some point I went to the station and picked up a bunch of 2 inch video tapes to be delivered to the Don DeMichael/Jazz Institute Archive at the University of Chicago Library (or whatever it is called now).
  16. What vinyl are you spinning right now??

    It is included in this Prestige cd from 1994.
  17. What vinyl are you spinning right now??

    A wonderful day in the neighborhood - 445 Route 9W, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632.
  18. Jack Sheldon

    Heard it again yesterday. Interesting.