Daily Archive: September 27, 2020

Rhené Baton 0

The Hancock Ensemble Play Music Of Rhené Baton, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Bolzoni And Tosti – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

The Hancock Ensemble – Julius Tannenbaum, cond. – Harold Whitcraft, tenor – MBS-KHJ – February 6, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another concert of small works, some unfamiliar, performed by local ensembles and broadcast in the 1930s. This one featuring the Hancock Ensemble, founded and led by G....

James Thurber 0

James Thurber, Dawn Powell, Heywood Broun – Author! Author! – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

WOR/Mutual – Author! Author – Heywood Broun, James Thurber, Dawn Powell – October 9, 1939, Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Figures in the Literary world that may either trigger instant recognition or quizzical shrugs. S.J. Perelman, James Thurber, Dawn Powell and Heywood Broun were all notable figures in the literary...

Dave Brubeck Quartet - Live at The White House - 1964 1

Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live At The White House – 1964 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dave Brubeck Quartet – live at The White House- April 14, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dave Brubeck to take things down a few decibels and degrees this weekend. A tape not broadcast, but circulated to friends of the artist of a White House gig for LBJ and...