Whilst working at Radio Seychelles 3 years ago,I e mailed 5 Dutch collectors
if they knew who could supply me with Louis Davids recordings-have you ever
featured him and I hear he recorded at Abbey Road in 1934.
I got no answer which was strange to say the least as collectors are
normally generous with their help and informational-networkin,myself
included.All my vintage jazz mp3 discs streamed at the station 11 hours each
disc are free to friends and those interested alike.
I have 1 Louis Davids 10 inch l.p. from c.1956 and think his recordings
Denham Ford,ex-Chairman of the Beecham Society,British Branch once said that
what we lack today is variety entertainment of a high quality and how right
he was.Louis Davids fitted the bill quite appropriately regarding this
shrewed observation.He must have been marvellous in cabaret and is one of
the most -neglected great popular recording artists in the whole history of
sound and Dutch through and through.
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 7:06 AM, Hans en Corrie <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> A random check on the Dutch radio programs of the 6th of February, 1934,
> learns that, beside fragments of light classical music, played by the
> Omroeporkest directed by A. Van Raalte and popular music by John Van Prück
> (sic) ( = Brück), the Italian guitar player Gino Bordin "en zijn Hawaiian
> orkest" is a sought after popular item on the A.V.R.O. networks. Recently
> two reissues have been published with music of this now complete forgotten
> guitar player Gino Bordin: http://keepswinging.blogspot.com