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The complete catalog of all 261 music rolls originally produced for the Encore Banjo, plus all 1800 individual tunes:

Catalog Sorted by Roll Number Catalog Sorted by Composer Alphabetically All 1800 Tunes Sorted Alphabetically Rollography  Notes:                                                               ...
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Little Bear Peak – Bad Boy of the Colorado Fourteeners

This is a pure climbing story because this mountain is a skilled-climbers’ mountain that most recognize as one of the two most difficult of all 57 Colorado fourteeners.
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Operators Coinola O-Roll Rollography

Over 700 of the total 1270 “O” Rolls estimated ever made by QRS, Columbia, Capitol and Clark are catalogued and presented including tune composers.
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Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina Rollography and “Reference Set” Recut Roll Project

The complete catalog of all 933 music rolls ever originally produced by Hupfeld for the Phonoliszt-Violina: Catalog Sorted by Roll Number Catalog Sorted by Composer. Also provided is the catalog of the 250 rolls chosen from over 20 collections and museums...
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Crestone Needle – A Hard Fourteener

Crestone Needle is generally recognized as being in the top 5 in climbing difficulty of all the Colorado 14ers. It is characterized by sustained Class 3 rock climbing (for hours) although on rock that is unusually climber-friendly.
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Emme Levy Crandall January 31, 2001 to August 27, 2015

A Tribute to Emme, Our Australian Terrier, and Her Amazing Life Click the button below to view the story.
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Crestone Peak … and a Self Rescue!

“Crestone Peak, or “The Peak” as known among many climbers, is one of the “double-black diamond” 14ers for climbers. It and its companion fourteener, Crestone Needle were the last of all the fourteeners to be scaled back in the 1920’s. This...
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Ganster CEO Reference

… utterly remarkable that Rick held the position of CEO for twenty six years … accomplished this feat during a time of unprecedented change … on a more personal note, I have never met anyone who has stimulated me more intellectually than Rick Crandall....
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Davis CEO Reference

Rick has a very direct style of quickly getting to the root of essential strategy issues. He asks penetrating questions and quickly distills new information to the business fundamentals that can be acted upon He also keeps very current on tech trends...
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Shattuck Board Reference

Rick has been an excellent Director due to his strong technology and "e" background and having run his own company. I believe his particular strengths lie in strategy formulation, marketing and brand development …
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