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Audio Hobbiest Links
Music Related Links
- My personal hero,
, a great friend and one of the most wonderfully
melodic and lyrical jazz trumpet players on the planet!!!
- Lisa Pollard
is another great musician and dear friend. She played with Duke
Ellington on the road back in the early 70's. A one of a kind
musician and human being who transcends labels.
- My web page with some of my
favorite jazz recordings. Well
worth your time to visit!
Spirit of KJAZ is back and alive! Tim Hodges and Stan Dunn
have put up a web site where you can listen to jazz as it should
be heard. Click here on
KJAZ, listen and be happy with the world!
American Bach Soloists
together with the
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
are something truly wonderful. Typically playing with
18th century instruments, they bring the kind of energy,
spontaneity and excitement to classical music that you typically
associate with jazz. I've always enjoyed classical music, but
these people are truly something else! Even with the old favorites
like "The Four Seasons" or the "Bach B-minor Mass", it's like hearing
this music for the first time.
is a terrific SF Bay Area vocalist, reed instrumentalist,
major babe (go see for yourself!), as well as a good personal
friend. She continues to
sing with my old band, formerly known as
"Russ Button's Swing Orchestra", but now known as the
Bill Travis Swing Orchestra.
The Jazz School
, led by
(yet another major babe!), in Berkeley, California, is a
wonderful center of jazz learning and creativity.
- The University of California Jazz Ensembles started somewhere
in the brain of
Les Golden. Les played trumpet and was the announcer for
the UC Jazz Ensembles for over 10 years. A lot of people owe a
debt of thanks to this guy!
Royal Court Brass
is a brass ensemble I started up waaaay back in 1970 before
I left for UC Berkeley. It has been kept alive by the wonderful
Bryce Martens, a great friend, and a man full of music, love, and hope.
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
is an ensemble on a mission! They're motto is "All Faiths In Harmony."
They sing with a love that is undeniable.
- My own web page of
. Some good. Some bad. Some
reeeeeeeal bad! Highly recommended (by me).
Buddy Rich Fan Page.
Actual recorded excerpts of the World's Greatest Drummer speaking to his
band members on the bus. Listen to this and wonder how Buddy managed to
die a natural death!
UNIX Related Links
- Sun Microsystems
manuals and docs
are all on-line and free for everyone to see. Very handy! I use
this site frequently.
: Free software for Sun Solaris
- Solaris serial port, modem and PPP configuration courtesy of
. Very well written and helpful.
- FAQ about Sun
UNIX Guru Universe
homepage. The Internet Message Access Protocol is the best
way to read e-mail. Use an IMAP based mail reader today!
HTML color codes
and a bunch of other strange stuff. Brings a whole new
meaning to the label, "The Beat Generation". Look for the color codes
at the bottom of the page. Very handy.
Glen Overby's man pages.
Special Characters in HTML - A great table of code for special
characters in HTML.
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