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Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 15:59:39 -0700
From: Grant Green
Subject: Re: [CB] Subwoofer!

>what model of Bose speakers do you have Grant?

Small ones ;-)  Seriously, I don't remember the model: I've had them
about 10 years... They have a forward-facing driver and another in
the back at an angle.

>also what brand of subwoofer and size and wattage is your subwoofer?

The subwoofer is a Polk 250, about 80W if memory serves.  It was
reasonably priced (low enough for immediate spousal approval), and
far less than the most expensive models they had.  Noticeably better
than the cheapest model, not noticeably worse than anything more
expensive.  Compact enough that it doesn't seriously infringe on the
family room space...


Grant Green
Professional Fool ->

Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 19:09:39 -0400
From: Jim Katz
Subject: [CB] Disappointing instrument-sighting

I thought I saw a really interesting bass instrument this week. There was a
combo playing at the opening of a giant supermarket. They were up on a
balcony, and from the floor below I could see a grand piano, a sax, drums,
string bass, and a large bell sticking up in the rear. Listening for
awhile, I didn't hear any brassy bass notes, so I checked a bit closer -
the band was playing in front of the big brass hopper of a coffee-roasting



Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 03:31:00 +0200
From: Drake Mabry
Subject: Re: [CB] [Contra digest]

Just for information,
    Last week Michel Godard and I played a concert with the pianist
Catherine Schneider and students from the CFMI in Poitiers at the jazz
club Carré Bleue in Poitiers. Along with various compositions and
improvisations by mixed ensembles there was a moment for Michel and I to
play our serpents in a trio with Catherine on piano (on the keyboard and
inside on the strings). Our "stereo" serpent piece was greatly
appreciated. I also played a trio of contrabass bamboo clarinet,
didgeridoo, and clarinet and Michel was also featured on his magnificent
solo tuba piece 'Aborigene'. The CFMI students played regular and slide
didgeridoo's as well as home made instruments (buckets of water with
cymbals and two giant plumbing tubes played using controlled Larson
effects) It was a fun evening.



From: Heliconman
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 11:17:13 EDT
Subject: Re: [CB] [Contra digest]

In a message dated 06/19/2000 9:29:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, dcmabry writes:

> (buckets of water with
>  cymbals and two giant plumbing tubes played using controlled Larson
>  effects)

Please elaborate!!!!

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