By the way, potential ARSC Journal article -- was Venuti really the pioneer of using a violin in
jazz music? His first recording was in 1926, a good bit after jazz music had bubbled up in New
Orleans. Fiddle players were all over the south, so did someone else put a fiddle with jazz music
earlier? And record it?
-- Tom Fine
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> Dumb question I asked about the Mosaic box, it's right there in your references!
> Good job, very thorough. You got the Grand Award recordings, which were made at Fine Sound. The
> Whiteman Orchestra reunion album is really neat. I can't understand why there was no interest in
> reissuing it back when MCA was dipping into the Kapp, GA and Command catalogs occasionally, in the
> early CD days. A reissue now would be a low-quality dub from an LP because the master tape likely
> burned up on the Hollywood film lot a few years ago.
> I like your introduction, too. Venuti is somewhat forgotten today, compared to Stephane Grappelli.
> -- Tom Fine
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> From: "David Lewis" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Saturday, May 02, 2015 11:02 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] A Labor of Love
>> Indeed, that was a major part of the challenge. The Wikipedia guidelines to
>> do not make easy, or even permit, traditional discography. I suspect that
>> is as the guidelines were developed
>> by users who have a skewed idea of what a discography is, or no idea of the
>> real thing. So I wanted to see just how close I could get to "real" within
>> their guidelines.
>> thank you,
>> Dave Lewis
>> Hamiton, OH
>> On Sat, May 2, 2015 at 10:33 AM, John Haley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Good work, Dave! And it's great that you included a real discography.
>>> John Haley
>>> On Sat, May 2, 2015 at 9:59 AM, David Lewis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> > I started this page June 28, 2011. Today I finally got it into the
>>> > formatting that Wikipedia expects for discographies. I don't personally
>>> > more than a couple of Joe Venuti records, but I wanted to know what was
>>> > there, hence the interest. I like it, as it is constructed for use in the
>>> > field, though Wikipedia took down my cover image as it bore an (expired)
>>> > copyright notice on the cover art. I'll have to find other images to use.
>>> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Venuti_discography
>>> > Enjoy!
>>> > David N. Lewis
>>> > Hamiton, OH