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by plankity
Thu Mar 06, 2008 12:19 am
Forum: In Memoriam
Topic: theJazz
Replies: 6
Views: 13770

I remember listening to the jazz one night, when they omitted to play the music between the prerecorded links. We also got to hear inter-song banter between the presenter and the engineer. What professionalism ! ... In a perverse way that sounds kind of interesting: I think I'd like to hear that......
by plankity
Sat Feb 09, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: Taking the piss etc...
Topic: Clapton plays jazz
Replies: 15
Views: 32076

Sadly, YouTube cancelled the guy's account!? http://imagesflicker.blogspot.com/2008/02/yngwie-malmsteen-shreds-with-new-japan.html Check here, while you can before MySpace follows suit: http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.channel&ChannelID=264861288 These are really genius! best, P...
by plankity
Wed Sep 13, 2006 9:49 pm
Forum: In Memoriam
Topic: Richard Lieberson RIP 1949 - 2006
Replies: 0
Views: 3766

Richard Lieberson RIP 1949 - 2006

To:> Zimmerman Phil From: "Peter S. Shenkin" Subject: Richard Lieberson, 1949-2006 Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 21:44:17 -0400 I just sent the following to the Yahoo "greatcountry" list. --------------------- Richard, a regular contributor to this list, died last night, having suffered...
by plankity
Sun May 07, 2006 12:31 pm
Forum: US Gig Listings
Topic: Django @ Lincoln Center -- August 1, 2006
Replies: 1
Views: 6191

Django @ Lincoln Center -- August 1, 2006

Pat Phillips is bringing the following line-up to Lincoln Center's Rose Center, August 1st, 2006 Dorado Schmitt - guitar and violin Tchavolo Schmitt - guitar (!) Samson Schmitt - guitar Ludovic Beier - accordeon Florin Niculescu - violin Peter Beets - Piano Joel Frahm - sax Brian Torff - bass If you...
by plankity
Thu Nov 03, 2005 1:12 pm
Forum: Artists
Topic: Django at Birdland site launch
Replies: 6
Views: 4816

radiotone wrote:...Anyway, thanks to Joel for tipping us off to that clip. Very cool stuff...
You're welcome.

Joel (er, I mean N--)
by plankity
Wed Nov 02, 2005 11:13 pm
Forum: Artists
Topic: Django at Birdland site launch
Replies: 6
Views: 4816

Django at Birdland site launch

Don't know you've seen this or not --

http://www.djangobirdland.com/quick/index.htm

Sweet Georgia Brown (in F) video... Dorado is smokin'!

The workshops (Dorado, Angelo, Samson, Ludovic) are *on* -- info at site
http://www.djangobirdland.com/

best,
N--
by plankity
Wed Nov 02, 2005 11:08 pm
Forum: International Events
Topic: Sixth Annual Django Reinhardt Festival at Birdland
Replies: 3
Views: 4675

http://www.djangobirdland.com/quick/index.htm

Sweet Georgia Brown (in F) video...

The workshops are *on* -- info at site
http://www.djangobirdland.com/

best,
N--
by plankity
Sat Oct 08, 2005 8:25 pm
Forum: International Events
Topic: Sixth Annual Django Reinhardt Festival at Birdland
Replies: 3
Views: 4675

I'm told there will be workshop at Birdland on Sunday the 13th 1:00 pm.

Dorado, Angelo, Samson, and Ludovic...

should be good!

best,
N--
by plankity
Sat Oct 08, 2005 2:39 pm
Forum: International Events
Topic: Sixth Annual Django Reinhardt Festival at Birdland
Replies: 3
Views: 4675

Sixth Annual Django Reinhardt Festival at Birdland

Just saw this posted on (promoter) Pat Phillips' site: thought I'd share ============================================ Gypsy Jazz is Hotter than ever ! European Legends join American Greats At Birdland ? Nov. 8 ? 13 Birdland has been the official home of The Django Reinhardt Festival since its incept...
by plankity
Fri Aug 19, 2005 5:26 pm
Forum: How to play Gypsy Jazz guitar
Topic: Recorded 3 songs - download if you want:-)
Replies: 32
Views: 43499

excellent playing -- what type of picks are you using?

Are you using the Sinti picking style?

best,
N--
by plankity
Fri Aug 12, 2005 12:32 pm
Forum: Artists
Topic: Joscho Stephan
Replies: 3
Views: 3781

...they told me that Hoyer built that guitar for him, the company no longer exists. I should clarify -- the 'Hoyer' who built the guitar was Mr. Hoyer, the former owner of the Hoyer Guitar company. This guitar was oval hole (a little larger than usual) and the bridge had no moustaches. I hope that ...
by plankity
Thu Aug 11, 2005 9:46 pm
Forum: US Gig Listings
Topic: Spirit of Django
Replies: 2
Views: 5200

I posted some photos from the Lincoln Center show taken by a friend - limited lighting (no flash)

http://www.plankity.com/spirit_of_django/index.html

enjoy
N--
by plankity
Thu Aug 11, 2005 9:40 pm
Forum: Artists
Topic: Joscho Stephan
Replies: 3
Views: 3781

Saw Joscho at Lincoln Center and he was playing a beautiful D hole with an R on the headstock -- his father played a Hoyer and they told me that Hoyer built that guitar for him, the company no longer exists. Joscho told the name of the model of his guitar but I couldn't quite understand what he was ...
by plankity
Sat Jul 30, 2005 2:03 pm
Forum: Taking the piss etc...
Topic: Vote for your favorite Armstrong
Replies: 0
Views: 2948

Vote for your favorite Armstrong

I asked this question to Angelo Debarre the other night at the Spirit of Django show in NYC -- he was pretty amused!

N--

PS: added the Stretch option here (didn't pose his name to Angelo)
by plankity
Sat Jul 30, 2005 1:58 pm
Forum: Taking the piss etc...
Topic: Religious Buffoonerie - Stop the Insanity
Replies: 9
Views: 12535

Recovering Catholic here.

One day at a time...

N--