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About mikeweil

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  • Birthday 02/21/1954

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  • Location Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Interests Many different types of music

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  1. "Last Albums" or appearances you can recommend

    You're right - I misread some recording dates.
  2. "Last Albums" or appearances you can recommend

    Hawes' last session in 1977 for Columbia produced only two tracks that remain unissued. The last session issued were the John Collins tracks on this album: That said, the track with Hawes on The Golden Number was recorded a few months after the album pictured above. This here was Clifford Jordan's last recording:
  3. LPs that have never made it into CD

    "Naked City Theme" and "Extensions" were combined on a CD from the Spanish Jazzbeat label. OOP and hard to find. Discogs doesn't list it.
  4. What Classical Music Are You Listening To?

    Beethoven day, all on period instruments (no covers to be found, rare CDs): Pianoforte & Horn Sonata op.17 - Claude Maury & Guy Penson (Ricercar) Pianoforte & Cello Sonatas op.5 - James Weaver & Kenneth Slowik (Smithsonian) String Quartets op.18 - Smithsonian String Quartet (Smithsonian)
  5. Ellis Marsalis R.I.P. (COVID-19 victim)

    I love that album, too. What a loss ....... R.I.P.
  6. Why I Love Chopin

    Well, most of today's pianists have studied at least some of Chopin's music, and since it is based on his improvisations it is no wonder that it is a favourite of many. Clare Fischer said in an interview on Jobim that he finds many chord changes in bossa nova pieces are much like Chopin.
  7. Bill Withers, R.I.P.

    An unforgettable voice. R.I.P.
  8. What Classical Music Are You Listening To?

    Yesterday afternoon after work: Right now:
  9. Bucky Pizzarelli R.I.P.

    This was the first time I heard him, and it convinced me. R.I.P.
  10. All the Ray Brown Trio albums are very good, as are those with guests, and the Superbass CDs.