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Re: Duke Ellington on Blu Disc

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  • dajosbela
    Thanks a lot for all this information! ... Orch. ... Brian Rust ... in fact by ... forgotten ... isn t an ... go. I ... Washingtonians)/1003 ... Pryme). ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 27, 2005
      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
      Orch.
      > >
      > >
      > > Anyone heard or seen of this Records. I cant find them in the
      Brian Rust
      > > "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
      forgotten
      > 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
      isn't an
      > Ellington.
      >
      > The Blu-Disc Orch don't seem to be in ADBD either, but there you
      go. I
      > expect they will be in the new edition when it appears.
      >
      > The only Blu-Discs involving Ellington are 1002 (The
      Washingtonians)/1003
      > (Jo Trent/Sonny And The D'c'ns) and 1007 (Alberta Prime, really
      Pryme).
      >
      > Blue Disc master T-2018 by Florence Bristol was issued only on the
      related
      > Up To Date label. The reverse by Paul Robeson does not involve
      Ellington.
      >
      > Howard Rye, 20 Coppermill Lane, London, England, E17 7HB
      > howard@c...
      > Tel/FAX: +44 20 8521 1098
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