EDUCATION: National Jazz Museum in Harlem Aquires Long-Lost Collection: Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and More

NATIONAL JAZZ MUSEUM IN HARLEM ACQUIRES LONG-LOST COLLECTION OF RECORDINGS BY AMERICAN JAZZ ICONS

Over 100 hours of live performances capture the golden age of jazz and include Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman and More

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) today announced the acquisition of a historic collection of never-before-heard recordings, including live performances of great American Jazz icons from 1935-1941. The collection of 975 aluminum and vinyl discs, over 100 hours of material, was created by William Savory, a recording engineer and Harvard-educated physicist. Savory worked as at a radio transcription service in New York between 1935 and 1941 and used the equipment his job afforded him to record hundreds of hours of material directly off the radio…
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I started playing Bass about 2 years after seeing a Cream concert in 1968. I play a 5 string fretless Bass made by Taco Hozono in California. I also play a 5 string fretted Bass by Ibanez.
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