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r i19 People are either marketing the aatural ugliness of the bastard horn or religiously mimicking someone else's aOund, Paul's soprano is pretty and I think original. To my ear the sound he from it is more appropriate to phrasing, which is fairly the same on three horns -- tenor, soprano and The notes sound better on the I'd like to hear more alto; the is used here for effect only. A good bass player is hard to find, from what I've heard I suspect pencer Starnes could play with His competence extends to acoustic and electric basses, and apparently comfortable in any He's funky, elegant, a damn and as with Treanor, not so busy that he can't assist a He's good with a bow, too. Dude Skiles is the inspiration of this been like night and day. He pushes group. When this record was made he them from the piano, filling a hole here, was a new addition to the band, having suggesting a rift there, and his own just returned fromastay in the Ozarks, solos are always interesting. He and but his importance in directing them Treanorworkbeautifullytogether, goes back to their beginning three guiding the horns but somehow never Polk is still cooking, a lonely refuge in the night, like a lighthouse. years ago, when we were presentedgetting in the way. with a slightly altered version of the Dude contributed half of the tunes group at the last Longhorn Jazz here(twoothersarebyWinters;oneby Festival. pianist Bill Ginn), and his writing has a Since then the other four have completeness we don't expect from developed their sound around his locals. I suspect this is in some part due material {Dude has been a constant to the time he spent with Dick contributor to their book), and since Goodwin. he's been with them the difference has The tunes are complicated, busy and sound as if they'd be hard to play, but 47X treats them with the easy smoothness of old friends. Dude doesn't get solo space; but no matter; his being on hand completes the session for me. With all respect for the other guys, without him I'm not sure I'd be as pleased. For those of you who haven't heard this record yet, I don't know what to say. You should listen to it. It's a good record. I can tell you I hear Miles, Chick, Wayne, a little Herbie (if you need the last names, they wouldn't help you anyway). But mainly I hear some people whom I've admired for years. They do things I wish I could do and can't, which is why I'm not on the record. And what they do, they do well. I think you'll like it. It's the best thing to come out of Austin in the last ten years. Every Sony Trinitron is ]00% solid state cir- cuitry, designed with transistors instead of tubes; for quick warm up and solid durability. And, because the entire Trinitron Color System is engineered for glorious color as well, the whole picture is clearly bright, sharp and very much alive Look into Sony, today. It will save you from making the whole circuit. KV-] 214 Trinitron ]2' screen measured diagonally Trinitron Color System (one gun/one lens) 100% solid state Econoquick; unique power- sav~ng system that turns on instant picture and sound: shuts power off completely One-button control for Automatic Fine Tuning Color,L- Hue provides accurate color reception No set up adjustment Walnut groin hardwood cabinet Earphone included for personal viewing THEDISCOUNTSHOP 5555 N. Lamar 459-1371 ALL SINGLE DISC ALBUMS $4.99& UNDER 2522 GUADALUPE 472-4497 Audio Repair Warranty Service on most major brands T.V. Repair CIRCLE STEREO, INC. 1702 SAN ANTONIO 476-0947 TUN1NG/REPAZRING Rebuilt Pianos for Sale Now Available Rebuilt Baby Grands Shop Hours Repair Service Mon-Fri Mon-Fri 12:30-6:30 9-12 4001 Duval 452-3019