Yes (at least that's my memory which I no longer trust completely); probably started a bit later ca '70 or '71 or ??
Heat & humidity finally broke; hope its as nice down there! Bob
On Jul 24, 2014, at 6:57 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Indicating Mr. Shapiro did, indeed, have good taste.
> If you've never heard this album, I highly recommend the recently-reissued MONO version, which highlights the ensemble playing much better than the wide-spread, better-known stereo version.
> A question I've pondered about this album -- is its popularity from Day 1 partially related to the fact that side A was mastered slightly off-speed (due to a slow-running 3-track machine at the original session)? This pitch error was not corrected until the second CD reissue, and has carried forward since. There are fables (not told to me first-hand) of jazzmen straining their chops trying to play along, figuring Miles would play out of tune only "on purpose."
> -- Tom Fine
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Richard Markowitz" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] ARSC Member Burt Shapiro
>> For those who, like myself, did not recognize the record number [CS-8163]
>> (which I had to look up), it is the 1959 Columbia issue of Miles Davis' *Kind
>> of Blue*.
>> On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 10:04 PM, Gene Baron <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I wanted to report that long-time ARSC member (but not on the listserv as
>>> far as I recall) Burt Shapiro died over the weekend at the age of 68 in
>>> Baltimore. He was a very close friend of mine and had a wonderfully varied
>>> taste in music and recordings. His fondness for one particular LP was
>>> reflected in his car's license plate number - CS 8163 -- which some of you
>>> may recognize. He was also a well-respected film critic and will be missed
>>> greatly by those of us who knew him.
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