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  1. I used listening booths many times in the 50's and early 60's. LPs were not sealed in those days, most were mono. Typical price for an LP was $3.95 or less for 10-inchers. LPs were produced on heavy vinyl and were fairly resistant to scratches caused by playing prior to purchase. I think the emergence of stereo and sealed LPs and lighter vinyl LPs helped the demise of listening booths. Also in those days if after purchasing an LP you found scratches on it while playing you could return it to the record store for a refund or exchange.
  2. Paul Horn Corner

    The Paul Horn Quintet was recorded in a March 10, 1958 session on the "Stars of Jazz" TV series show #88. This session was released on Calliope LP CAL-3034. James Harrod's new book "Stars of Jazz" gives detail biographical information and a discography of that session.
  3. The Jones' CD blowout

    I would like the Hank Jones New York Rhythm Section.
  4. James Harrod's new book titled "Stars Of Jazz- Television Series 1956-1958" has a complete discography of the Calliope Label 36 LPs. It is available on Amazon.
  5. I had the Buddy Bolden LP but somehow have misplaced it. Darn!
  6. Pat Moran, Lorraine Geller, Joyce Collins, Clora Bryant, Joanne Grauer
  7. Lee Konitz R.I.P.

    Are there any recordings of Lee Konitz playing a clarinet?
  8. LF One Calliope LP (Sessions, Live)

    Have both.
  9. I now have Calliope 3023 and 3025. My collection of 36 Calliope items is complete! Bump.
  10. "Stars Of Jazz". A complete history of the innovative television series 1956-1958. By James A. Harrod. Also has complete discography of Calliope Records which released 36 LPs from the TV series. Absolutely outstanding work! Available on Amazon.
  11. Your music cataloging "system"

    With the stay at home situation now would be a great time to enter your 3x5 cards into an excel spreadsheet. Each card would be a record. It would take a lot of time but in the long run it would be worth it.
  12. Your music cataloging "system"

    Entering a collection onto an excel spread-sheet is quite easy. It would take a lot of time if you have a large collection but the benefits after you are done are terrific. The capability of excel to sort any column is very useful. At a minimum you could enter artist, title, and label in each of 3 columns. Additional columns could include source such as CD, CDR, LP, Cassette. Secondary artists could also be listed in separate columns. I find this very useful because some albums have more than one principal artist or for a particular artist that I follow. I also have a column for notes about the album that I want to save.
  13. Joe Pass "Sounds of Synanon"

    Frank Rehak LP Dawn DLP-1107 titled "Jazzville vol.2" is reissued on Dawn CD DCD-114 titled "Jazzville".
  14. Your music cataloging "system"

    I use an excel spread-sheet for my 4,000 CD/CDR collection. I can sort by Artist, Title, Label. For liner notes, etc I have to go to my shelves. Other than excel I have not downloaded any thing to hard drives, etc.