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  • Mort Weiss wrote on January 08, 2013 report

    Not trying to be funny here-but does the artist or family get any thing from Fresh Sound Records when they put a c d out on some one? If anyone knows please bring me up to speed on same. Thanks, Mort

  • James Armstrong wrote on January 09, 2013 report

    Mort, the notice at freshsoundrecords.com/legal_notice.php might provide some direction. Although I'm conversant in the Spanish language, I nonetheless ran their entire page through Google translate. Here are some relevant extracts:

    We reserve all rights of exploitation.

    This Web Site is governed by Spanish law and is protected by national and international legislation on intellectual property.

    The text, graphics, images, databases, logos, structure, brands and other elements of this site are protected by intellectual property rights and industrial BLUE-SOUNDS.COM and / or third party owners who have authorized their inclusion on the Web Site either by sending the registration form or through assignments of operating rights they have stipulated with BLUE-SOUNDS.COM.

    For the purpose of preserving any intellectual property rights, in the event that any User or third party considers that there has been a violation of their legitimate rights by the introduction of a specific content on the web site, notify that fact, writing to info@blue-sounds.com, Benet i Mateu, 26 - 08034 Barcelona, ​​stating:

    Personal data identifying the holder of the rights allegedly infringed. If the claim is submitted by someone other than the person concerned must indicate in which holds with acting.

    Indication of the contents protected by intellectual property rights and their location on the Web Site.

    Proof of the existence, ownership and validity of such intellectual property rights.

    Declaration in which the person is accountable for the accuracy of the data and information provided in the notification referred to this point.

  • Bruce Klauber wrote on January 09, 2013 report

    Mort and James:

    I think the world of Jordi Pujol and if it weren't for him, an entire legacy of recorded jazz would be lost. As I understand it, the copyright rules in Barcelona, where Fresh Sound is headquartered, say that after 40 years, a record work, among other things, enters the public domain.

    That's the law, and of course you've all read that may change.

    However, I am told that whenever "new" material of any kind, whether unreleased tracks, photos or anything else is included in a release, the family and/or artists' estate is duly compensated.

  • Mort Weiss wrote on January 10, 2013 report

    Thanks guys-alot of info-I guess it all adds up to the old doubble edged blade paradigim that in life confronts us daily. Mort

  • James Armstrong wrote on January 10, 2013 report

    you're welcome, Mort. The site has some historically significant titles, including this one --

    www.freshsoundrecords.com/the_arrival_of__kenny_dorham-cd-3480.html

    KD's scores for piano have been very helpful over the years.

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