[78-L] RIP Jon Hendricks, George Avakian

Cary Ginell soundthink at live.com.invalid
Thu Nov 23 07:37:55 PST 2017

I have a DJ only Columbia 78 of Avakian front announcing selections from “The Louis Armstrong Story.”

Cary Ginell

> On Nov 23, 2017, at 1:16 AM, Philip Fukuda <78rpm at sbcglobal.net.invalid> wrote:
> Wow, very sad day. Two giants have just died.
> Jon Hendricks, 96, had a few 78s on Prestige and Decca in the mid 50s before stardom with Dave Lambert and Annie Ross on LP.
> George Avakian, 98, started producing 78 album sets of jazz first at Decca then started an essential series of reissue sets at Columbia as well as recording new music.
> Philip Fukuda  
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