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Vic Damon, 30th Street Studio, Village Vanguard

Read "Vic Damon, 30th Street Studio, Village Vanguard" reviewed by Sean Dietrich


The oft forgotten recording studio. It's humble presence remains under-acclaimed. Electric lights suspended high above a giant mess of cables. Omniscient microphones standing tall, appraising the heart of arrogant musicians who approach. Scribbled papers rest on music stands, while heated brawls are incubated among hot headed horn players. This is where music is born. And yet many iconic studios, that have produced landmark recordings, are virtually absent from jazz-lore.Vic Damon Transcription Laboratory In the early 1930s Vic Damon ...


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