Comments/Reviews – Recently Added 78rpms

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> This is a comment about the recording added: October 13, 2019 at 10:34 pm, for entry: 2753
This coupling was also released on Zonophone (England) 5247, Regal Zonophone (England) T 5247, and Regal Zonophone (Ireland) IZ 314. (Additional info on this recording is available more… here) –
> This is a review of the recording added: September 12, 2019 at 11:39 pm, for entry: 2565
This Brunswick version of ‘Mood Indigo’ is the second of three Ellington recorded in late 1930. Again, all of these versions are unique and worth acquiring, but this seven-piece more… ‘Jungle Band’ version is the one to start with. The horns begin by painting a slow, muted picture on top of a subdued but persistent rhythm section. Then clarinetist Barney Bigard steals the show with the first solo, giving a performance that shows that hot and sweet are not mutually exclusive. Even when he dramatically soars to the highest register – and squeaks on the way back down – it sounds like he is floating weightlessly. The trumpet solo by Arthur Whetsol continues in the same minimalistic but beautiful vein, and then after a brief interlude by Ellington, the horns come together again for the mellow wrap-up.
> This is a review of the recording added: September 22, 2019 at 10:40 pm, for entry: 2696
Featuring Sonny Greer and the Duke’s Men; Taft Jordan; Barney Bigard; Otto Hardwick; Freddie Guy; Duke Brooks; Red Callender; Sonny Greer. Track written by Ellington and Mills. more… Recording is part of the Capitol’s, The History of Jazz series and features Instrumental; trumpet; clarinet; alto; guitar; piano; bass and drums. An excellent recording. Access the Mooche 78 audio version from here –
> This is a review of the recording added: December 19, 2019 at 12:24 am, for entry: 2944
An excellent couple of tracks from a much larger record set released as ‘Cuban Rhythms’ by Musicraft. Excellent, uplifting latin and cubin beats with minimal singing. Would have more… been great to dance with. Excellently recorded by Musicraft from 1942.
> This is a review of the recording added: October 29, 2019 at 1:31 am, for entry: 2758
By 1930, the tuberculosis-stricken former railroad worker and blackface performer Jimmie Rodgers was a certified star. His ‘blue yodel’ 78rpms sold millions – and this one above is more… no exception. Often referred as the Father of Country Music, this Victor issue (1928), (there are at least 7 re-issues on 78rpm of this recording), is considered one of his best of that genre.
Other re-issues:
Zonophone (England) 5283,
Regal Zonophone (England) T 5283,
Regal Zonophone (Australia) G23114,
Regal Zonophone (Ireland) IZ 315,
His Master’s Voice (Australia) EA 1540,
His Master’s Voice (India) N 4291
> This is a comment about the recording added: September 7, 2019 at 2:25 am, for entry: 2465

This 78rpm is a great little foot stomper, and the sound from 1921 (acoustic); although a little distant; is a little ripper! Highly collectable!

> This is a comment about the recording added: September 26, 2019 at 11:57 pm, for entry: 2718
The ‘Viennese Symphony Orchestra’ was possibly a pseudonym of the Vienna Symphony, and the recording was made up of members of that orchestra. During the time of the recording, more… Hugo Gottesmann (1929–1933) was possibly the unnamed conductor on the record?
> This is a comment about the recording added: February 17, 2020 at 7:00 am, for entry: 3007

Both sides recorded 19 January 1926 in Camden, NJ.
Runout Data (Side A): 2 A 19940A
Runout Data (Side B): 2 19940B

> This is a comment about the recording added: September 12, 2019 at 11:38 pm, for entry: 2565
The Jungle Band was a pseudonym for Duke Ellington’s band. Used by the band to record for Brunswick and other labels after they signed an exclusive contract to record as Duke more… Ellington and his Orchestra with Victor.
> This is a review of the recording added: October 23, 2019 at 11:39 pm, for entry: 2846
Very well recorded 78rpm from the Boston Promenade orchestra. This particular ensemble made numerous records for Victor (and HMV).
Matrix information is as follows:
Matrix A side = more… OAO 10943 (diamond) and 12 and O.
Matrix B side = OAO 10944 (diamond) and 1 and O. (TT stamped around centre).