GERM Project · 20. October 2021
What do we hear on the Golden Era Recorded Music project? Simply ALL MUSIC on Planet Earth from 1948 to 1988! Join the Journey on Zoom via ANALOG LP. Tonight we start with another great and unique hit song by JIMMY BUFFET. With this one he created his own musical pop genre! GERRY MULLIGAN was a great jazz artist on the baritone saxophone. We will hear him in 1958 at the NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL then 15 years later in Berlin with DAVE BRUBECK. We will then leave the Western World behind and visit...
GERM Project · 13. October 2021
What do we hear on the GERM project Simply ALL MUSIC on Planet Earth from 1948 to 1988! Join the Journey via ANALOG LP. Tonight we visit four countries and hear four bands, the last gasp of BIG BAND JAZZ in the 1960's and 1970's: GERMANY, CUBA, GREAT BRITAIN and the U.S.A. BERT KAEMPFERT and his GERMAN orchestra start our journey with 2 smooth-as-silk arrangements, then from CUBA it's PEREZ PRADO and his mambo magic. Two numbers by TED HEATH and his band take us across the pond to ENGLAND, and...
GERM Project · 06. October 2021
What do we hear at the Golden Era Recorded Music project? Simply ALL MUSIC recorded on Planet Earth from 1948 to 1988! Join the Journey via ANALOG LP. We begin tonight with the “other” great jazz orchestra of the 1950's &'60's: COUNT BASIE and his legendary “ATOMIC LP” of 1958. Nothing finer in all of jazzdom! The great CHOIR of NORMAN LUBOFF went through many stylistic changes. We will sample the ROMANTIC, the BRITISH and the AMERICAN WEST. DUKE ELLINGTON is the other half of the...
GERM Project · 29. September 2021
What do we hear at the Golden Era Recorded Music project? Simply ALL MUSIC recorded on Planet Earth from 1948 to 1988! Join the Journey via ANALOG LP. Let's open with a few songs by the TWIN LEGENDS: BING CROSBY and PERRY COMO, and continue with NEW ENGLAND ANTHEMS for chorus by WILLIAM BILLINGS. Last week we laughed to PDQ BACH'S SEASONINGS ORATORIO and this week we will marvel at A MUSICAL JOKE by the real McCOY: W. A. MOZART and his MUSICAL JOKE, K 522 led by WILLI BOSKOVSKY. Two very...
GERM Project · 08. September 2021
What do we hear at the Golden Era Recorded Music project? Simply ALL MUSIC recorded on Planet Earth from 1948 to 1988! Join the Journey via ANALOG LP. Tonight we start out in the FLORIDA KEYS with JIMMY BUFFETT and 2 of his chart buster songs. Then it's on to GREAT BRITAIN during WWII and VERA LYNN boosting morale and hope. The VINYL VAULT has washed to the beach 2 DAVE BRUBECK treasures: a 1954 LP of his own piano compositions and a late 1960's album of his take on COLE PORTER. BONUS: A...
GERM Project · 01. September 2021
What do we hear at the Golden Era Recorded Music project? Simply ALL MUSIC recorded on Planet Earth from 1948 to 1988! Join the Journey via ANALOG LP. After a 1 week hiatus to allow staff to attend the final concert of the LAKE GEORGE MUSIC FESTIVAL, GERM starts again with a brief ride on a STEAM LOCOMOTIVE from 1953! A common sound back in the day, now gone forever! BILLY TAYLOR & TRIO have emerged from my VINYL VAULT on MERCURY . We will hear 2 numbers from the NOLA PENTHOUSE, NYC 1962....
GERM Project · 11. August 2021
What do we hear at the Golden Era Recorded Music project? Simply any and all music on Planet Earth from 1948 to 1988! Join the journey! Hear the show LIVE at our shop 2-3 pm Sat, 153 MAPLE STREET, GF Hear our HIGH PERFORMANCE LP player system, $499 complete. Tonight we will start with the dance/jazz orchestras of 2 great New York hotels in 1958; the PLAZA and DUKE ELLINGTON plus the ROOSEVELT and LARRY ELGART. Both bands replaced the Prohibition era orchestras from the 1930's, grown a bit...
GERM Project · 04. August 2021
What do we hear at the Golden Era Recorded Music project? Simply any and all music on Planet Earth from 1948 to 1988! Join the journey! Hear the show LIVE at our shop 2-3 pm Sat, 153 MAPLE STREET, GF Hear our HIGH PERFORMANCE LP player system, $499 complete. Tonight we will start with the 1st movement of DEBUSSY'S “THE SEA.” Boston Symphony with CHARLES MUNCH, a 1958 classic! TWO BIRTHDAYS to celebrate: TONY BENNET (95) and LOUIS ARMSTRONG (born 1901). Classic Tony ca. 1960 and great 1955...
GERM Project · 28. July 2021
At our GOLDEN ERA RECORDED MUSIC Project, we adventure together each WEDNESDAY night down the highways and byways of GREAT ANALOG RECORDS worldwide, 1948 to 1988. Hear the show LIVE at the LISTENING PLACE this SATURDAY from 2 to 3 pm, 153 MAPLE STREET, GF. WE will bring the musicians off LP and INTO THE ROOM! We start tonight where we left off last week: ENRIQUE GRANADOS and the orchestra version of the INTERMEZZO from his opera GOYESCAS (we heard piano music from this last week). Great stuff....
GERM Project · 21. July 2021
At our GOLDEN ERA RECORDED MUSIC Project every Wednesday night, we explore together LP RECORDS from every corner of the world, 1948 to 1988. Hear the show LIVE at the LISTENING PLACE this SATURDAY from 2 to 3 pm, 153 MAPLE STREET, GF. WE will bring the musicians off LP and INTO THE ROOM! ALICIA de LARROCHA brings her piano to SPAIN and the music of ENRIQUE GRANADOS, the GOYESCAS: Lyrical, sunny, coquettish. Beautiful stuff! What is the biggest hit American POP SONG of all time? It isn't BLUE...

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