On 12/21/2010 6:38 PM, George Brock-Nannestad wrote:
> From: Patent Tactics, George Brock-Nannestad
> Mike Biel commented on:
>> (And George, I think I have footage of when HAL FLAKSER cornered you at
>> the ARSC opening party in NYC. I tried to run interference but he was
>> determined to get to you once he heard there was someone from Denmark
> ----- this I do not remember,
Hal was (very loudly) INVESTIGATING ICELANDIC JAZZ.
> however I do remember that while I had no clue
> who Risť Stevens was when I saw and heard her in a panel,
How could you not remember her shoulders on her RCA Victor albums of
Carmen? (Then again, I have seen MUCH racier things on Danish album
covers and sleeves.)
> I was immensely
> pleased to meet R.D. Darrell at the Grand Dinner; a person whose writing and
> not least his less known bibliography I had admired and used for a long time.
Yes, it was great to finally get to meet Rob. We had exchanged mail
over a number of topics, and I had patterned some of my writing style
> I also remember that when I had disclosed the fact about the "ironing-out"
> process and the dubbing at VTMC in a presentation at the Conference, Michael
> Lane dashed out very excited and apparently called his partner Douglas Holmes
> about it from one of the payphones there, because I had in effect disclosed
> that first pressings were probably much better than the Heritage Series (or
> was it Holmes calling Lane?). Best wishes, George
Oh I remember meeting the two of them at the San Francisco ARSC. They
had a serious hissy fit over what they felt was Tom Owens'
overcommercialization of his Owl units in an ARSC presentation and/or
article. The controversy turned out to have quite serious consequences
to Tom, all of which I felt was uncalled for. Dick Burns had a similar
problem when he wanted to do a presentation about the PackBurn at the
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