Daily Archive: July 8, 2018

George M. Smith - Guitar Varieties

George M. Smith – Guitar Variety – 1946 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

George M. Smith –  Variety Album – Guitarist Records G-103 – Orig. 78 rpm album – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing the weekend comb through the Record library and pulling a few chestnuts off the shelves. Last night it was rare Woody Herman – tonight it’s even more rare...

Hugo Kauder

Lilian Kallir Plays Music Of Hugo Kauder – (Circa) 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Hugo Kauder – Piano Sonata Number 2 – Lilian Kallir, Piano – Hugo Kauder Society Vol. 2 (circa 1946) 78 rpm set – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Hugo Kauder this weekend. It occurred to me that, calling this feature the Weekly Gramophone has been a misnomer...

Les Brown

Les Brown – Live At Zardi’s – 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Les Brown (And His Band Of Renown) – Live At Zardi’s – All-Star Parade Of Bands – June 11, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jazz of the mainstream variety this weekend. As 1956 brought a wave of change in mainstream Pop Music, those stalwarts among the Big Band...