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Stupid Question Corner

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Ok, so you know your Jazz 101 pretty well, but there's some things that you probably should know, but don't, or there's some things you THINK are probably "stupid questions" so you're afraid to ask them, but if you don't ask them, you'll never know, right?

So I have taken it upon myself to create this sanctuary whre anybody can ask anything without fear of being told how stupid they are, or why didn't they look it up first (maybe because they prefer the informal personal interaction of a cyber community?), or anything like that.

Only one rule here - no ninnies allowed. Anybody violating this rule gets grilled by Chuck Nessa, Larry Kart, and Chris Albertson about the stuff that THEY know, and failing the test gets you smacked upside the head with a lead shovel (and I've made arrangements w/Home Depot to keep a steady supply a-comin') by the assaultant of my choice (and I know some REALLY "interesting" people in that regard). So if you think you're just too fucking hip and all that shit, stay away from this forum. I've been hit by that lead shovel once or twice in my lifetime, and trust me - it hurts.

This forum is now officially open - show your ass w/o fear, and learn what it is that you've been too afraid to find out.

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Oh sure; you just think Bresnahan won't post in here...... ^_^:P

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I've always wondered, whatever happened to Ferris Benda? He played some mean alto on Blakey's Night in Tunisia, and then was never heard from again. Pity.

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What does enitnerrut mean?

This is a question I now know the answer to. Yet something that made me feel darned ignorant when I discoverd the true meaning of the word. Somebody at the BNBB had to explain the meaning to me. I always thought it was a new-fangled word derived from one of the languages of Africa. doah.gif

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I wondered for a long time what on hell did the song title "Jordu" was about, now I know! ;)

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what modifications did Lockjaw Davis have to his horn?

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So why is it you don't get Miles again John?

:w

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So why is it you don't get Miles again John?

:w

I'm too lazy to reply. search the board dammit. the answer is there. :rmad:

;)

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Why did Clifford Brown let Alice Powell drive that damn car on June 26, 1956?

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So does this mean that we have to be DAMN careful what questions we ask outside of this thread?

Edited by John L

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What's round on the ends and high in the middle?

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So why is it you don't get Miles again John?

:w

I'm too lazy to reply. search the board dammit. the answer is there. :rmad:

;)

Hey Hey Hey!

What is that - an answer???

This is the "Stupid Question Corner". It says nothing about answers, especially stupid answers! We'll have none of that here! ;)

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I've always wondered, whatever happened to Ferris Benda? He played some mean alto on Blakey's Night in Tunisia, and then was never heard from again. Pity.

That was Jackie McLean using a pseudonym.

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How many editions of the Four Brothers were there?

Many. I'm not sure, but I think that Jimmy Giuffre was in the "original" section, to be replaced by Herbie Steward by the time the record was made. But I could be wrong.

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what modifications did Lockjaw Davis have to his horn?

He corked some keys shut so that they wouldn't open. Which ones, I'm still investigating.

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BTW - I started this thread last night whilst in a hurry to leave for work, and forgot to mention that it's in no way meant to be an "Ask Jim" thread. If it were that, there'd most likely be more questions unaswered than answered. Shoulda' made that clear up front. Sorry.

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exactly, how many members are in the four freshmen?

ss1

...and why couldn't they ever graduate?

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exactly, how many members are in the four freshmen?

ss1

...and why couldn't they ever graduate?

They were never in class, always on the road... :w

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exactly, how many members are in the four freshmen?

ss1

...and why couldn't they ever graduate?

...and if they never DID graduate, can we get a court order to stop that damnable "Graduation Day" from ever being heard again?

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Who's John Coltrane!?!?!?! :blink:

John who?

ubu :o

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