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5349Re: Need Info on a later Eddie Barefield recording

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  • ikey100
    Apr 3, 2008
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      Thank you, Howard and Yves Francois. You've anticipated my thoughts
      exactly about these records-their interesting details, apparent
      scarcity and hopes for reissue.

      Warren
      --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, Howard Rye <howard@...> wrote:
      >
      > As listed by discographers, Dick Vance is not on any of Eddie
      Barefield's
      > four Cosmoplitan LPs. These had didfferent numbers on each side and
      are
      >
      > MLP500/501 Playes The Work Of Edgar W.M. Battle (1962)
      > MLP510/511 Edgar Battle's Jazz Pioneers (1964)
      > MLP550/551 Blows Ballads Beautiful By Battle (1962-3)
      > MLP535/536 Title ? (1964)
      >
      > The dating looks suspicious. Slick Jones is on both 1964 albums.
      >
      > Provided Edgar Battle's descendents can actually be traced, it
      shouldn't be
      > too difficult or expensive to lease these and the other fascinating-
      looking
      > albums on Cosmopolitan and I commend the idea to anyone in the
      record
      > business!
      >
      >
      > on 1/4/08 4:35, yves francois at aprestitine@... wrote:
      >
      > i think it was for cosmopolitan records, a label
      > headed by edgar battle (trumpeter in "a viper's maon"
      > by willie bryant, and an excellent arranger to boot),
      > may have done more than one LP for edgar, he was a
      > great fan of mr barefiled. i don't know why, but i
      > have NEVER seen any of those records, and the
      > personell on any of the records made on cosmopolitan
      > ALWAYS look interesting, but then edgar had great
      > taste, and was a very enterprising gentleman (franz
      > jackson had some stories about him), will look into it
      > later this week, when i have some free time, regards,
      > yves
      > --- ikey100 <wlmoorman3@... <mailto:wlmoorman3%40yahoo.com> > wrote:
      >
      > > Hi, Can anyone help me find the details of a
      > > recording made by Eddie
      > > Barefield in 1964, released under his name, or as
      > > leader. I'm presuming
      > > it was an lp, and it definitely included drummer
      > > Slick Jones, and
      > > possibly trumpeter Dick Vance. Title and Label info
      > > would be most
      > > appreciated.
      > > Warren
      >
      >
      > Howard Rye, 20 Coppermill Lane, London, England, E17 7HB
      > howard@...
      > Tel/FAX: +44 20 8521 1098
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