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August 17, 2010


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Doug Zielke

"Vas ist tape?"....
What then, do think Alfred would say about digital?...
Ach Mien Gott!!

Werner Glanzen

As a German, and big Blue Note fan, I'm fully informed about the true meaning, and origin of "Vas ist tape?":

It was Alfred's way of asking about the new recording method.

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