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Milt Buckner: Too hot?

Posted in documents, jazz, Milt Buckner, Photographs with tags , , , , , , on December 28, 2011 by crownpropeller

I recently acquired some photographs that allow me to tell a little story.

On Wednesday June 27, 1962 Milt Buckner brought his organ into Chicago’s Eden Roc Night Club.


(Click to enlarge) Press photo taken on July 8, 1962.
Photo: Anderson/Chicago Daily News

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Milt Buckner News!

Posted in 33 rpm, jazz, Milt Buckner with tags , , , , , , , on June 18, 2011 by crownpropeller

I have added some information to all three parts of my Milt Buckner discography. There are some new photos, some old photos in better copies than before, as well as information about some previously known and some previously unknown recordings from broadcasts as well as from records or notes in Milt Buckner’s diaries. For example, there is this entry:

which led to this LP (details are in the discography):

I have also added an unreleased 1947 session for Don Gabor’s Continental Records, featuring a Lionel Hampton small group with Arnett Cobb and others, but without Hampton.

Does anyone have an idea who might have the masters for these Continental tracks– if any do still exist?

I have also made discographical – and photographical – additions to part 2 and part 3. So it’s worth having a look there. I have noted the last changes on top of each part.