Thursday, January 26
American 50’s Record Clubs: Jazztone
"My French Rollins title is a typically gutsy mid-’50s fairly heavy vinyl pressing."
"Hot on the heels of the American Recording Society post, the Jazztone record club needs to be given some attention. The Jazztone Society was the first independent jazz record club in the United States, an offspring of Concert Hall Society, a classical music mail order business created by David Josefowitz and his brother Sam, entrepreneurial offspring of Ukrainian emigres. ... The success of Concert Hall prompted diversification by adding a jazz record club, Jazztone. Jazztone operated for three years between 1955 and 1957. ..."
Discogs - Jazztone (Video)