BBC News: Historic music find ‘redefines’ swing era jazz

When it comes to great jazz music you can hardly beat the live recordings from the height of the 1930s swing era.

There has always been chatter about a mysterious treasure trove of unreleased material known as the Savory collection. Recorded by the audio engineer Bill Savory – these live performances filled nearly 1,000 discs.

Now the entire collection has been acquired by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. The museum’s curator, Loren Schoenberg, takes us on a spin through this unique part of jazz histor
Vodpod videos no longer available.

1st collector for BBC News: Historic music find ‘redefines’ swing…
Follow my videos on vodpod

Advertisements
Explore posts in the same categories: Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: