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"Kind of Blue" is one of the only, if not THE only Miles Davis released on SACD.

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On Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:34:06 PM, Gene Baron <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
 

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>Hi,
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>I am replying mostly to change the subject line to reflect where the
>conversation has gone, but I will add that not knowing much about Miles
>Davis's work, I will definitely give the mono "Kind of Blue" a listen.
>Thanks.
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>Gene
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>On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 10:07 AM, bob summers <
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>> Yes (at least that's my memory which I no longer trust completely);
>> probably started a bit later ca '70 or '71 or ??
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>> Heat & humidity finally broke; hope its as nice down there!  Bob
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>> On Jul 24, 2014, at 6:57 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> > Indicating Mr. Shapiro did, indeed, have good taste.
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>> > 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.
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>> > 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."
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>> > -- Tom Fine
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>> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Richard Markowitz" <
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>> > Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:25 PM
>> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] ARSC Member Burt Shapiro
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>> >> 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*.
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>> >> On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 10:04 PM, Gene Baron <[log in to unmask]>
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>> >>> Hello all,
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>> >>> I wanted to report that long-time ARSC member (but not on the listserv
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>> >>> 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
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>> >>> 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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>> >>> Gene
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