Benny Goodman definitely made it in on the acoustical end, and lived a few
years into digital, but he wasn't recorded much at all in those last years.
A near miss
would be pianist Claudio Arrau, who made (poor sounding) electricals around
1926 or so, and recorded in digital, but no acoustics to my knowledge.
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:31 PM, Aaron Levinson
<[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> I believe Johnny Hodges may have as well but I cannot be absolutely
> positive about that. Acoustical era to digital that is. Perhaps Eubie Blake
> did too...
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Nov 28, 2012, at 5:07 PM, Jon Samuels <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > The most ever recordings would be very difficult to measure. Is a one
> sided, 78 recording equivalent to an opera, i. e, are they both considered
> to be one recording?
> > By the way, another artist who spanned acoustical to digital was the
> pianist Shura Cherkassky.
> > Jon Samuels
> > --- On Wed, 11/28/12, Gray, Mike <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > From: Gray, Mike <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] truth or myth -- RCA claims about first digital
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 4:59 PM
> > Don and others -
> > I think Rich is right on this - but let's 'go to the records' to make
> > Mike