From the Record Shelves #179 - Boneyard ShuffleFrom the Record Shelves #179 – Boneyard Shuffle – I look at the cover and see a young Red Nichols in a reflective mood, looking at his mouthpiece with his most precious belonging, the trumpet in the lap. He’s well-dressed, and everything in the music is also (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #90 - Careless LoveFrom the Record Shelves #90 – Careless Love. First I must make a bit boring comment on sound and transfers of original 78 rpm records. Once, my girlfriend wanted me to place a bid on an 78 auction because she wanted to have a Bessie Smith Record (…) read more and listenread more and listen