[78-L] RIP Jon Hendricks, George Avakian

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
Thu Nov 23 21:17:06 PST 2017

He also produced early recordings of music of Alan Hovhaness, originally on 
Disc and reissued on Dial.


On 11/23/2017 8:58 AM, Eric Goldberg wrote:
> Avakian also had a record label that I believe had, as its' only release, an album of John Cage.
> Eric
>      On Thursday, November 23, 2017, 4:17:47 AM EST, 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 Â
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