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  1. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    Ah, yes, I thought about it (saw it a few months ago in used CD store here in Montreal) but as I already had most of Moncur's Blue Note output... Wonder why it hasn't been reissued as a single CD, it certainly would have its takers.
  2. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    The "Hipnosis" session on YouTube (sure would be nice to have it on CD...)
  3. Best Three Sounds Album

    Haven't spent too much time the 3 Sounds over the years, but listening now to "It Just Got To be" reminds me (in a good way) of John Wright's Prestige albums ("South Side Soul" and cie)
  4. Tristano school stuff

    Trombonist Willie Dennis studied and played with Tristano ("Chicago April 1951", on Uptown, or Ronnie Ball's "All About Ronnie" on Savoy). Trumpet: Don Ferrara? (on Lee Konitz's "Very Cool" with tristanoites Sal Mosca and Peter Ind)
  5. Donald Byrd

    When he plays to his strenghts (mid-tempo, mid-range), Byrd certainly has one my favorite trumpet tone.
  6. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    With the same (great) band (+ vibraphonist Al Francis), I think "New Ideas" (Prestige, 1961) is much more enjoyable