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Jelly Roll, Bix, and Hoagy: Gennett Studios and the Birth of Recorded Jazz

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“Delightful history of Gennett Records, its parent the Starr Piano Company of Richmond, Indiana, in the 1920s, and the birth of recorded jazz… For jazz followers, not to be missed. A huge success.”  — Kirkus Reviews”… a labor of love if ever there was one…. [Gennett] helped get everything started, and we are in Rick Kennedy’s debt for paying it due tribute.” — Jonathan Ya… More >>

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