Storyville No. 121


Oct 1985


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Film shorts (National Sound Archive); Visitors: Al Casey; Sylvia 'Kuumba' Williams; Kenny Davern; Maxine Sullivan; Rigler and Deutsch Record Index (78s computerized listing); 

Can't We Talk It Over ?

Letters by readers

Chu Berry; Doc Rando (Where's The Waiter); Rex Stewart's Blue Star recordings; Louis Armstrong's Paris recording date 1934 (07/11/34); Decca record albums (Afterthought 516); W. Manone Nov. 25 recording session and photo;re Eb contrabsse sax.

Don Ewell - A Discography

by John Collison

Don Ewell discography June 1961 to 1968. First part in Stov. 118.  

"Swing-Time 1938" In The North

Morton Clausen

Leon Abbey's tour of the Nordic countries in 1938. (photos).  

New Books

reviewed by Laurie Wright

Showtime At The Apollo by Ted Fox; The Rudy Vallee Discography by Larry F. Kiner; names & Numbers - A discographical magazine; Hungarian Jazz Records by Geza Gabor Simon; The AFRS 'Jubilee' Transcription Programs by R. Lotz and U. Neuert.

Joe Appleton & Wington Thompson and Eubie Blake, Leon Abbey, George Clapham, Joe Smith, Rex Stewart and...

Jeffrey Green & Howard Rye

Leslie Thompson's recollections on J. Appleton and W. Thompson (and some other musicians) in Britain in the 1930s.  

Harrison Records


LP X: Carl Webster's Yale Coll.; Pletcher's Eli Prom Tr./Orch.; R. Norvo's Blackhawk O.

Neovox Cassettes


Many artists. Standard reissues.

Storyville Records (DK)


SLP 6000 Big Bands (Ell.; Callow.;Basie; Millinder); SLP 6001 Harlem (Waller, Armstrong, Jordan); SLP 6002 Vocal (Mills Br., Delta Rh.B.); SLP 6003 Jivin' (King Cole, Red Allen, Bob Howard, Ros. Tharpe a.o.)

Record Reviews


Sackville 3035 (McShann); NoLa LP 24 (Walter Payton); Anteater Rec A004R (Golden City 7 - Aussies Trad); Pathé Marc 1552581 (Phil. Brun 1930-38); Dormouse DM 2 (Humph); Hayfield Rec SR 3785 (Sheila Collier); Ornament CH 7.529; CH 1701 (45rpm) (Katie Webster); Swag 831 & 832 (T. Parham); Harl HQ 2017 (Finland); Jazzology (Classic Jazz Quartet, Sudhalter/Wellstood );   

I Believe I'll Make A Change

Bob Dixon

Changes and amendments to" Blues And Gospel Records" (1982 edition).


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