Re: [RedHotJazz] Re: Jig Walk was Scott Joplin CD
- on 10/1/06 12:14, Patrice Champarou at patrice.champarou@... wrote:
>> The origin and provenance of this scam is not an appropriate subject forAnd I should have added to my previous contribution that there are some
>> 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 ;)
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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