Library #7: Drums And Acoustic Recording Technology – An Experiment

Today's Library article represents a slight departure into new and unfamiliar territory for DITT, and some of the information I'm going to present below is some way outside my traditional comfort zone. Luckily, I've got a very knowledgeable person with a wealth of practical experience in this field to help me out, since this is … Continue reading Library #7: Drums And Acoustic Recording Technology – An Experiment

Heroes #9: Chauncey Morehouse, 1902-1980

"The Dixieland drummer[’s] success depends entirely on his own originality" – Chauncey Morehouse KEY RECORDINGS: With THE GEORGIANS, 1922-24 With JEAN GOLDKETTE & HIS ORCHESTRA, 1926-27 With FRANKIE TRUMBAUER & HIS ORCHESTRA, 1927 With BIX BEIDERBECKE & HIS GANG, 1927 In jazz, as in many art forms, certain historical figures occasionally acquire a mythical status, … Continue reading Heroes #9: Chauncey Morehouse, 1902-1980