I’m studying the history of jazz. Hearing record is the most important.
Also I think the important thing to confirm the musicians of activity records.
Franz Hoffmann was a researcher of the advertisement.
He described the advertisement that Neglo musician had appeared in theater.
His valuable materials is the funny just read.
In Japan Swing Journal was the most famous jazz magazine .
First published in 1947. It ceased publication in 2010.
The photograph is the oldest Swing Journal that I have owned. (December 1950 issue).
Fifth row from the bottom of the cover, “Bix is alive” (Nogawa Kobun) is excellent.(野川香文)
I have collected the articles of teacher Nogawa .
He was first jazz critic in Japan.
The Jazz Foundation of America hold “A Great Night in Harlem”
at The Apollo Theater on October 22, 2015.
Sonny Rollins was honored at the Jazz Foundation of America .
Rollins appeared on stage,walking uneasily and with a cane.
Sonny Rollins spoke,but did not play.
He is a legend alive.
November 17. 2015
This month,Most famous record store ‘disk UNION’ was opend new branch in Osaka .
Many jazz fan had bought secondhand records in shop.
Recently in japan,analog record is booming.
Also yesterday ,I found wonderful HP(Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash).Go here
This club hold a meeting every year in hotel.(NJ)
Next year, I want to go this conference.’JUNE 24-25,2016′.
These records were available recently.
But not in the first edition records.
The first edition “Fred Astaire Story deluxe edition”
numbered and signed by Fred Astaire 4LP’s
(Blue-coloured vinyls) only 1384 copies.