Re: Duke Ellington on Blu Disc
- Thanks a lot for all this information!
--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, Howard Rye <howard@c...> wrote:
> on 26/6/05 12:46, dajosbela at ulibiller@g... wrote:
> > at first, I hope you ecxuse my english, it´s not always the best.
> > By browsing the web, i found an advertisment for Blu-Disc:
> > Listen to this
> > Blu-Disc
> > Records
> > December Releases
> > -1004 Nashville Nightingale Fox Trot
> > Rose Marie " Duke Ellingtons
> > Anyone heard or seen of this Records. I cant find them in the
> > "DIsco".
> "Blu-Disc 1004, though ascribed to Duke Ellington's Orchestra, is
in fact by
> a Ben Selvin unit, and of no interest as jazz".
> Brian Rust, Jazz Records 1897-1942, 3rd ed. p.537
> This note is still present in the 5th edition (p.500) but has been
> in the current edition. It remains true however.
> I can't actually find it under Selvin in Brian's American Dance Band
> discography but I possibly haven't looked hard enough; it certainly
> The Blu-Disc Orch don't seem to be in ADBD either, but there you
> expect they will be in the new edition when it appears.
> The only Blu-Discs involving Ellington are 1002 (The
> (Jo Trent/Sonny And The D'c'ns) and 1007 (Alberta Prime, really
> Blue Disc master T-2018 by Florence Bristol was issued only on the
> Up To Date label. The reverse by Paul Robeson does not involve
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