Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

What I Listen To

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

What I Listen To

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Dick Pruitt,

bass player for the Bel Airs, who will perform Friday and Saturday nights at Off Broadway.

Q: What are you listening to these days?

A: The last CD I had in the player was Kenny Barron, a jazz-piano player. I do listen to a lot of jazz. Before that, I was listening to Jimmy Vaughan's "Strange Pleasure." It's just cool.

Q: Do you buy many CDs?

A: A lot of the CDs I buy are things that have been out for awhile. I just fill in my collection. I don't buy that much new stuff. I'm not a modernist. They ought to put a moratorium on new recordings. Some of the new stuff shouldn't be out there.

Q: Do you still own a turntable?

A: Yes. I've got a couple thousand LPs. I haven't really figured out one type of music that belongs on vinyl. A lot of times I just pick up what's closest to the top of the stack. …

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