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Washington Records

Posted by Mr. Chadwick, September 10, 2008 11:00pm | Post a Comment
In the late 50's Riverside Records was a giant in the Jazz world. Cranking out some of the best albums of the era, they were home to Monk, Cannonball, Bill Evans and many more. At that time, one of their subsidiaries was Washington Records. Not focused on jazz at all, this label seems to have been used to issue classical, ethnic & traditional folk records-- many of which had been previous available as Riverside issues. This series was geared towards educators and probably filled out the curriculum for many elementary schools. Here's an 8 part series of traditional folk...




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