Print

Print


So order a copy already! We sunk a lot of dough into this thing. :)
 
Cary
 
> Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2010 20:40:13 -0400
> From: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] OJL announces major western swing set on Bob Dunn
> To: [log in to unmask]
> 
> So glad to see this! It's SO overdue. And I know it will be good because
> your essay is in it.
> 
> best,
> 
> Uncle Dave Lewis
> Lebanon, OH
> 
> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 8:05 PM, Cary Ginell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> > Origin Jazz Library
> > Press Release
> > Bob Dunn Box Set Now Available!
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Western Swing Chronicles, Vol. 5
> >
> >
> > Bob Dunn: Master of the Electric Steel
> > Guitar (1935-1950)
> >
> >
> > Deluxe 2-CD box set ($34.95 + shipping)
> >
> >
> > Origin Jazz Library OJL-1004
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Bob Dunn (1908–1971) was
> > the amplified steel guitar's first stylist, a gentle
> > bear of a man whose innovative ideas revolutionized western swing and
> > inspired
> > countless musicians in the Southwest during the 1930s and '40s. More
> > than 75
> > years after his first appearances on record, Dunn still amazes those who
> > have never heard the electric steel guitar’s beginnings. His solos are
> > often
> > otherworldly; jagged cascades of arpeggios, jarring staccato notes, and
> > Hawaiian
> > chime effects emanated from his primitive instruments. In his
> > groundbreaking, literally electrifying music, Dunn melded Hawaiian,
> > country, and hot jazz elements into a style that reverberates today in
> > genres from modern country to rock 'n' roll. This essential box set
> > features dozens of Dunn's most astounding performances, which have been
> > digitally restored from original 78s. Bands include Milton Brown &
> > his Brownies, Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers, Roy Newman & his Boys,
> > Bob Dunn's Vagabonds, and many more. For full track details, see our
> > website.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > INCLUDED:
> >
> >
> > 53 original
> > recordings
> >
> >
> > 4 historical
> > essays by historians Kevin Coffey, Cary Ginell, Jeremy Wakefield, and David
> > Sager.
> >
> >
> > Full
> > discographical data
> >
> >
> > Previously
> > unpublished photographs from Dunn's personal scrapbook.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Now
> > available from Origin Jazz Library, 1534 N. Moorpark Road, PMB 333,
> > Thousand Oaks, CA
> > 91360
> >
> >
> > For
> > information on other Origin Jazz Library releases, visit our website at
> > www.originjazz.com or E-mail your queries
> > to [log in to unmask]
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >