[78-L] Length of jazz recordings

David Weiner djwein at earthlink.net
Thu Jul 11 08:08:14 PDT 2013

Eddie Condon once said that making 3-minute records was like making love
on an escalator and having to finish by the time you got to the top!

Dave Weiner

On 7/11/13 4:23 AM, "Julian Vein" <julianvein at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:

> > Mike Biel mbiel at mbiel.com
>Did anyone ever ask jazz musicians whether they felt constrained by the
>three-minute (or five, if it was a 12-incher) limit? Wardell Gray was
>one of those musicians who took a little while to warm up in his solos,
>so his best work was live. His studio work was usually less impressive,
>where his solo would be over before it began.
>      Julian Vein
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