8756Re: New 78 RPM Release - Hot Jazz!
- Jul 18, 2011Hi, Mike..
Thanks! Yes, Andy Schumm and his band really know their stuff. Andy has quite a few videos on YouTube. If you have a little time, just search for his name and take a look at some. All are terrific.
Thanks for your support!
--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, Mike Amato <vintagetenor@...> wrote:
> I just gave a listen and purchased this record.Â Wow!Â These fine players have the 1920s style down pat, even with the beat on one and three, as it should be.Â Â Â
> I have been collecting hot 78s since about 1972, and want this one in my collection.Â Â
> Mike Amato
> Bedford Banjo Shop
> 106 S. Richard Street
> Bedford, PA 15522
> (814) 623-2187
> --- On Mon, 7/18/11, Bryan Wright <bryan@...> wrote:
> From: Bryan Wright <bryan@...>
> Subject: [RedHotJazz] New 78 RPM Release - Hot Jazz!
> To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Monday, July 18, 2011, 10:10 AM
> I hope you'll forgive this blatantly commercial message, but I wanted
> to post a note to announce the release of a *new* 78 rpm disc on my
> Rivermont label. In March I traveled to Wisconsin to record Andy
> Schumm's Flatland Gang exclusively for this 78 release. For those who
> haven't yet heard him, Andy is a brilliant young cornetist (still in
> his mid-20s) capable of playing with a tone and style closer to Bix
> than anyone I've ever heard. For the record, his band features (among
> others) John Otto on clarinet, David Boeddinghaus at the piano, and
> Josh Duffee at the drums. On one side of the record is "Down In
> Gallion," a tune originally recorded in 1927 for Paramount by John
> Williams' Synco Jazzers. The other side has "The Swing" modeled on the
> 1924 Johnny De Droit record. We recorded this the old-fashioned way,
> with the musicians placed around a pair of microphones, the balance
> achieved acoustically by placement of the musicians. Both sides were
> recorded in a single take, with no editing or digital manipulation.
> Joe Busam did the marvelous sleeve and label design. Everyone involved
> put forth a tremendous amount of effort, and I'm very proud of the way
> this record turned out. The records were pressed in audiophile-grade
> virgin vinyl in the Netherlands and copies are individually numbered.
> (We pressed this in a run of 500 copies.) You can see, hear, and--if
> so inclined--buy the record here:
> The record is also available as part of a discounted package with two
> other new Rivermont CD releases:
> Thank you for your support!
> Bryan W.
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