on 10/1/06 12:14, Patrice Champarou at patrice.champarou@...
>> The origin and provenance of this scam is not an appropriate subject for
>> discussion in a public group, but it did not originate in Europe! It comes
>> from a U.S. 78. I think it is fairly well established that it has nothing
>> do with Duke (except the composition) but is a nickelodeon roll made for
>> some kind of fairground instrument. The added surface noise was, well,
>> (in the interests of authenticity, but not by Byg).
> I'm a bit puzzled here because I had always thought it was a genuine
> recording, do you know where the indications "Paramount 607" and "prob. June
> 1926" come from? It is indeed on the French "Masters of jazz" CD (MJCD 8 -
> Duke Ellington volume 1) and it had never occured to my poor ears that it
> could be a fake (much less than several presumed 1924-26 recordings by
> Lawrence Gellert, but this should belong to some other group ;)
And I should have added to my previous contribution that there are some
people who believe that this is QRS 3565 by J. Lawrence Cook (released
August 1926) played on some piece of equipment with a drum attachment.
However, I have never encountered any claim to have actually compared them.
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