Big Ten Inch Record

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As the great Sigmund Freud said, sometimes an EP is just an EP. In this case, actually, it's six EP's, as the boys look at that chimera of the early LP era, the ten-inch long-playing record, focusing on releases from the early to mid-nineteen fifties on Blue Note and Fantasy, along with a Resonance Records' Record Store Day release of archival guitar music recorded in mid-fifties Indianapolis but not released until the twenty-first century. Much musing about the special flavor of that period of jazz ensues, and things wrap up with brief discussions of the Cranberries and, once again, the Pink Floyd.


  • Discussion of Cal Tjader's album Cal Tjader (Fantasy) 7:20
  • Discussion of Gil Melle's album Five Impressions of Color (Blue Note) 19:50
  • Discussion of Wes Montgomery's album Live at the Turf Club (Resonance) 32:30
  • Discussion of Kenny Drew's album Kenny Drew Trio (Blue Note) 45:00
  • Discussion of J.J. Johnson's album J.J. Johnson (Blue Note) 57:40
  • Discussion of Howard McGhee's album Howard McGhee Vol. 2 (Blue Note) 1:04:15
  • Pop Matters: 1:16:00

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