GA Russell

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About GA Russell

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  1. 2018 #CFL

    Week 19 power rankings http://3downnation.com/2018/10/15/cfl-power-rankings-hot-teams-rise/ https://cflpowerrankings.wordpress.com/2018/10/16/power-rankings-after-week-18-2/ https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/16/power-move-ticats-overthrow-stamps-nissan-titan-power-rankings/ ***** Week 19 picks https://cflpowerrankings.wordpress.com/2018/10/16/cfl-week-19-picks/ ***** The Stampeders have signed Bakari Grant. https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/16/dickenson-on-grant-hes-not-here-to-be-a-practice-roster-guy/ https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/16/stampeders-add-receiver-bakari-grant-practice-roster/ http://3downnation.com/2018/10/16/bakari-grant-chose-stampeders-over-other-cfl-suitors-nothing-riders-do-surprises-him/ ***** The Riders have signed their top draft pick, Dakoda Shepley. https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/16/riders-sign-2018-draft-pick-dakoda-shepley/ ***** The Argos have signed Travon Van. http://3downnation.com/2018/10/09/lions-release-rb-travon-van/ https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/16/argos-sign-running-back-travon-van-two-others/ http://3downnation.com/2018/10/10/argos-sign-running-backreturner-travon-van/ ***** Arash Madani of SportsNet reports that Jim Popp and Marc Trestman are not getting along with the Argos' new owners; and that one or both may be gone before next season (despite their winning the Grey Cup last year). http://3downnation.com/2018/10/13/trestman-and-popp-could-both-be-gone-from-argos-after-2018-season-report/ ***** Terrell Sinkfield has signed with the Ticats. http://3downnation.com/2018/10/10/terrell-sinkfield-expresses-interest-possible-return-ticats/ http://3downnation.com/2018/10/10/terrell-sinkfield-signs-ticats/ http://3downnation.com/2018/10/11/terrell-sinkfield-says-time-right-return-ticats/
  2. 2018 #CFL

    Week 18 Plays of the Week https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/15/eric-rogers-stretches-out-to-grab-top-spot-in-timber-mart-plays-of-the-week/
  3. 2018 #CFL

    Week 18 results Hamilton 34....Toronto 20 https://www.cfl.ca/games/2531/hamilton-tiger-cats-vs-toronto-argonauts/ https://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/ticats-leaves-hapless-argos-in-the-dust-1.4861629 http://3downnation.com/2018/10/13/milton-ticats-win-sets-showdown-east-division-crown/ http://3downnation.com/2018/10/14/ticats-avoid-trap-beating-argos/ Speedy Banks caught a touchdown pass and ran into the goal post. I remember seeing Howard "Hopalong" Cassidy do that for Detroit in 1960. http://3downnation.com/2018/10/13/brandon-banks-turns-heads-bouncing-off-goalpost-td-catch/ ***** Winnipeg 31....Sask https://www.cfl.ca/games/2532/saskatchewan-roughriders-vs-winnipeg-blue-bombers/ https://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/cfl-winnipeg-saskatchewan-recap-1.4861963 http://3downnation.com/2018/10/14/bombers-shutout-riders-investors-group-field-ten-thoughts/ http://3downnation.com/2018/10/14/davis-riders-embarassing-showing-in-winnipeg-cause-for-much-concern/ A shutout is always noteworthy in the Canadian league. This was the Bombers' first since 2006. ***** Edmonton 34....Ottawa 16 https://www.cfl.ca/games/2533/ottawa-redblacks-vs-edmonton-eskimos/ https://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/redblacks-edmonton-1.4862166 http://3downnation.com/2018/10/14/shoddy-second-half-sinks-redblacks-eleven-thoughts-losing-eskimos/ The Eskimos needed this win, and they got it. ***** BC 26....Calgary 21 https://www.cfl.ca/games/2534/bc-lions-vs-calgary-stampeders/ https://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/calgary-stampeders-bc-lions-1.4862179 http://3downnation.com/2018/10/14/lions-put-dukes-road-win-stamps/ This was the Stamps' first home loss this year, but they have already clinched first place. ***** Here are the current playoff scenarios with three weeks to go. https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/14/playoff-scenarios-close-western-race-now-even-tighter-week-19/
  4. I realized last night that I had forgotten about this year's game! It looks like I missed a good one. Congratulations to the West Coast Eagles, who beat the Collingwood Magpies 11.13 (79) to 11.8 (74)! http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-29/west-coast-eagles-beat-collingwood-in-afl-grand-final/10318844
  5. oldies.com has a number of 3-CD boxes, apparently of pd material, for $9.98. Anyone know the quality of the sound? Matt Monro https://www.oldies.com/product-view/56679P.html ***** Bix https://www.oldies.com/product-view/84344O.html ***** Dixieland https://www.oldies.com/product-view/64478P.html ***** Louis Prima https://www.oldies.com/product-view/30184P.html ***** Bobby Blue Bland https://www.oldies.com/product-view/18884R.html ***** Muddy Waters https://www.oldies.com/product-view/24626P.html ***** Monk https://www.oldies.com/product-view/18738R.html ...and many more.
  6. The future of new CDs?

    That's good MG!
  7. The future of new CDs?

    That's close enough for me!
  8. The future of new CDs?

    Hold on, big guy. Name me one album whose CD bonus tracks amounted to half the number of the vinyl tracks.
  9. Roberta Piket dates

    Kevin, my contact has replied to your question: "She did some West Coast duo dates with Steve Wilson about two years ago, and I seem to recall that she's performed in Connecticut in the last couple of years - but mostly NYC metro area."
  10. The future of new CDs?

    Rock singer Steve Perry has a new cd out this week called Traces. 10 songs. Amazon has it for $11.49 prime. https://www.amazon.com/Traces-Steve-Perry/dp/B07G1YKQ57/ Target is offering the same cd for the same price. But it is also offering its own exclusive cd with FIVE addition songs for $13.99. https://www.target.com/p/steve-perry-traces-target-exclusive/-/A-53930983 Target has for quite some time offered exclusive CDs with two extra tracks, but I've never seen Target or anyone else corner the market on an additional 50% of the album. Maybe this will be a way to get people to buy the physical product.
  11. 2018 #CFL

    Week 18 game notes https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/11/cfl-ca-game-notes-look-week-18-2/ ***** Week 18 checking down https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/10/checking-dressler-leaves-practice-returns-non-participant/ ***** Week 18 power rankings https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/10/nissan-titan-power-rankings-can-eskimos-save-season/ https://cflpowerrankings.wordpress.com/2018/10/09/power-rankings-after-week-17-2/ https://www.tsn.ca/stamps-and-riders-lead-the-cfl-power-rankings-1.1189866 https://thegruelingtruth.net/football/cfl-power-rankings-week-18/ ***** Week 18 picks https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/11/prediction-time-cfl-ca-writers-make-week-18-picks/ https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/11/weekly-predictor-sniffing-upset/ https://cflpowerrankings.wordpress.com/2018/10/09/cfl-week-18-picks/ https://thegruelingtruth.net/podcast/cfl-weekly-pickem-show-week-18-w-robert-drummond/ https://www.thespec.com/sports-story/8959865-cfl-picks-week-18/
  12. 2018 #CFL

    Week 17 results Winnipeg 40....Ottawa 32 https://www.cfl.ca/games/2527/winnipeg-blue-bombers-vs-ottawa-redblacks/ https://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/winnipeg-blue-bombers-ottawa-redblacks-1.4853109 ***** BC 26....Toronto 23 https://www.cfl.ca/games/2528/toronto-argonauts-vs-bc-lions/ https://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/toronto-argonauts-bc-lions-1.4853499 James Franklin played the fourth quarter, and looked great. This was the Argos' 11th loss, so we can count them out. ***** Calgary 12....Montreal 6 https://www.cfl.ca/games/2529/calgary-stampeders-vs-montreal-alouettes/ https://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/cfl-calgary-stampeders-montreal-alouettes-recap-oct-8-1.4854490 The Stamps clinched first place. The Als were eliminated from playoff contention. ***** Sask 19....Edmonton 12 https://www.cfl.ca/games/2530/edmonton-eskimos-vs-saskatchewan-roughriders/ https://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/cfl-edmonton-saskatchewan-recap-oct-8-1.4854495 ***** Week 17 Plays of the Week https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/09/willie-jeffersons-winning-pick-6-makes-top-spot-in-timber-mart-plays-of-the-week/
  13. Roberta Piket dates

    Kevin, I'll ask and find out.
  14. Roberta Piket dates

    November 8th at Mezzrow in NYC | November 9th at Deer Head Inn in Poconos Roberta Piket Trio with Todd Coolman bass Billy Mintz drums Roberta Piket piano, some vocals Thursday, Nov. 22nd Mezzrow 163 W 10th Street New York, NY 8pm - 10:30pm $20 cover charge Friday, Nov. 23rd Deer Head Inn 5 Main Street Delaware Water Gap, PA 7pm - 11pm $12 cover charge Other upcoming dates: Monday, November 26th mph: Mintz Piket Heinz at Quinn's Beacon, NY Billy Mintz drums Roberta Piket organ special guest from Austria: Roland Heinz guitar Saturday, Dec. 15 Roberta Piket: Solo Piano New Music Horizons at Flushing Town Hall Flushing, NY One Set at 7pm followed by Mark Wade Trio “It is a masterful album, a poignant and engaging reminder of how compelling small group interplay can be… The kind of album that maintains its exhilarating vibe throughout… Close your eyes… and you will be transported back to Bradley’s…” –Thomas Staudter, The (Ossining, NY) Gazette West Coast Trio features drum great Joe La Barbera, the wonderful bassist Darek Oleszkiewicz, plus special guest Larry Koonse on two tracks. It's an eclectic mix of standards and originals, and the closest Roberta has come to a pure "blowing" album in a while. For Immediate Release 2018 Downbeat Rising Star Award winner Roberta Piket will play piano on music from her two most recent CDs, West Coast Trio and One for Marian: Celebrating Marian McPartland. Also featured will be several of drummer Billy Mintz's compositions and a number of vocal renditions by Roberta, who has recently been delighting audiences with her direct, unpretentious singing style. Joining Roberta and Billy is the Grammy award-winning bassist Todd Coolman. December Dates with the Billy Mintz Quintet: Bushwick Publick House (12/17) Balboa, Brooklyn (12/19) Smalls Jazz Club, NYC (12/29) Roberta won the 2018 Downbeat Critics Poll Rising Star Award in the Organ Category, and placed 16th in the Rising Star Piano category For pictures and more info, contact Thirteenth Note Records or visit www.robertajazz.com Find me on social media and share jazz with your friends: ‌ ‌ Thirteenth Note Records | 751 Palisades Ave. #62, Teaneck, NJ 07666