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8756Re: New 78 RPM Release - Hot Jazz!

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  • vntager8io
    Jul 18, 2011
      Hi, 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.  Wow!  These fine players have the 1920s style down pat, even with the beat on one and three, as it should be.   
      > I have been collecting hot 78s since about 1972, and want this one in my collection.  
      > Mike Amato
      > Bedford Banjo Shop
      > 106 S. Richard Street
      > Bedford, PA 15522
      > (814) 623-2187
      > www.bedfordbanjoshop.com
      > --- 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:
      > http://www.rivermontrecords.com/592.html
      > The record is also available as part of a discounted package with two
      > other new Rivermont CD releases:
      > http://www.rivermontrecords.com
      > Thank you for your support!
      > Bryan W.
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