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Happy: The 1920 Rainbo Orchestra Sides nominated for two GRAMMY Awards

December 06th, 2014

Happy: The 1920 Rainbo Orchestra Sides has been nominated for two GRAMMY Awards. Producers Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey received a nod for Best Historical Album, and notes author David Sager is nominated for Best Album Notes. The awards will be presented February 8 in Los Angeles. Congratulations to Team Isham!

Isham Jones, Happy reviewed in The Los Angeles Jazz Scene

November 18th, 2014

Scott Yanow reviewed Happy in the November issue of The Los Angeles Jazz Scene. “Few of these performances had been reissued before and never with such impeccable sound. Archeophone’s accompanying 32-page booklet is typically superb with so much information about the obscure band and Jones’ earlier life.” Read the full review »

Isham Jones, Happy reviewed in The Chicago Reader

September 12th, 2014

Peter Margasak reviewed Isham Jones, Happy: The 1920 Rainbo Orchestra Sides in the September 12th issue of The Chicago Reader. Read the full review »

1911: “Up, Up a Little Bit Higher” and 1919: “Jazzin’ Around and Paintin’ the Town” released

September 09th, 2014

1911: “Up, Up a Little Bit Higher” and 1919: “Jazzin’ Around and Paintin’ the Town” are now available and shipping immediately.

Isham Jones, Happy: The 1920 Rainbo Sides now available

August 19th, 2014

Isham Jones, Happy: The 1920 Rainbo Orchestra Sides is now on sale and shipping immediately. The 2 CD set features all 37 selections recorded by Jones’ Rainbo Orchestra in 1920 and a 32-page booklet with liner notes by jazz scholar and trombonist David Sager. Order your copy today.

Two new Phonographic Yearbooks coming September 9

August 13th, 2014

Two new volumes in our Phonographic Yearbook series are scheduled for September 9. 1911: “Up, Up a Little Bit Higher” and 1919: “Jazzin’ Around and Paintin’ the Town” both feature top-notch audio restorations and are packaged with a 24-page color booklet with historical images, notes on the recordings, and an interpretive historical ...

Archeophone Archives: Edison Blue Amberol Records, Domestic Popular Series, Vol. 11 (1841-1870) now available

March 14th, 2014

The newest release on our Archeophone Archives imprint is on sale and available for download. Edison Blue Amberol Records, Domestic Popular Series, Vol. 11 (1841-1870) features 30 selections and is available from iTunes , Amazon , and Google Play . Complimentary liner notes can be downloaded from the release page. See the ...

Stereophile magazine declares Lost Sounds a ‘Record to Die For’

March 12th, 2014

Stereophile magazine has included Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1891-1922 on their 2014 list of ‘Records to Die For.’ Read the review online »

Archeophone Archives: Edison Blue Amberol Records, Domestic Popular Series, Vol. 10 (1811-1840) released

January 23rd, 2014

The tenth release on our Archeophone Archives imprint is on sale and available for download. Edison Blue Amberol Records, Domestic Popular Series, Vol. 10 (1811-1840) features 30 selections and is available from iTunes , Amazon , and Google Play . Complimentary liner notes can be downloaded from the release page. See the ...

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