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  1. Anyone have any suggestions for music or record venues in South Africa?
  2. Solo guitar

    How about "Standards that Bird played?"
  3. Solo guitar

    I know the thread started with solo guitar records, except for Joe Pass. However, I wanted to recommend the following. I remember seeing him play solo live shortly after this was released and found it a rather spellbinding experience.
  4. Solo guitar

  5. Solo guitar

  6. Whatever happened to James Carter?

    No. See here for information on his current touring plans: http://jamescarterlive.com/performances
  7. Roswell Rudd (1935-2017)

    I had the good fortune to be at the same dinner as Stereo Jack at a mutual friend's house. I recall Roswell as being modest and enormously insightful.
  8. Blind Blake

    Henry Thomas is another one who I would describe as a songster.
  9. Wes Montgomery on Dutch TV '65 (+ 29 min)

    Just watched a bit of it (guests arriving in a moment). Nice! ??? Thanks for posting. Looking forward to the rest of it.
  10. No, it's not Goodman. The clarinet is played by Billy Novick.
  11. From the NY Times on January 13, 1978: >>> Goodman for GEICO On TV and radio and in print starting Monday, Benny Goodman, the king of swing, will begin his stint as a promotor of insurance from the Government Employees Insurance Company. And his famous clarinet and “Jersey Bounce” will be teamed up to push auto and home owners’ insurance. And if you want to know who is responsible for such obvious lines as “Swing to GEICO Today,” and “Here's a happy note on auto insurance—swing to GEICO for lower insurance rates,” blame Wunderman, Ricotta & Kline, a subsidiary of Young & Rubicam. >>>
  12. Here's one for Chips Ahoy that uses "Sing Sing Sing." Thought I posted this last night but apparently didn't.
  13. How about this one?: Finally figured out how to do it. Here's the American Express commercial: