I have personally been associated with 10 different companies over the years that made pellets or cubes, starting in the early '80s with a company in Iowa called Cuber
It's a powerhouse of a band, drawing some of the strongest players from the New York scene into its ranks - players like trumpeter Ryan Kisor, saxophonists Wayne Escoffery, Vincent Herring, Craig Handy and Ronnie Cuber
, trombonists Ku-umba Frank Lacy, Earl McIn-tyre and Conrad Herwig, and pianist Kenny Drew Jr.
Far easier was to find some genius who could show you the solution ( of which, as every good cuber
knows, there is only one ( although there are 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 alternative combinations to choose from.
We caught up with six head honchos, from Hollywood CEO Peter Cuber
to Reuters chief Tom Glocer, and asked them about the devices they can't live without.
John leads out on piano, organ, and vocals, with accompaniment from David Barard on bass, Bobby Broom on guitar, Herman Ernest III on drums, Ronnie Cuber
on saxophone, and Cyro Baptista on percussion.
Her favourite route, which she showed me, takes four hours, leading from the Cuber
reservoir - deep in the mountains in the north-east - down to the old town of Soller.
Far easier was to find some genius who could show you the solution - of which, as every good Cuber
knows, there is only one (although there are43,252,003,274,489,856,000 alternative combinations to choose from).
According to Schneck, the nugget machine is quieter than a cuber
because it continually harvests ice without batch dumping.
Formed in New York to play the music of the late jazz genius Charles Mingus, it has featured top Big Apple sessionmen including The Brecker Borthers and baritone sax god Ronnie Cuber