“One thing I have noticed is that the shoulder standing phenomenon is very apparent in music and athletics: “unbreakable” records fall and the Ives Piano Concerto that was almost unplayable becomes the entrance exam to Juilliard – and Super Sax plays transcribed Charlie Parker solos more cleanly than the originals. There was a traditional clarinet solo on ‘High Society’ that was supposed to be difficult, later Lee Collins said, “shit, now they can play it on trombone.” – Bill Love

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