Byas Jump; Janine

Description (Brief):

Don Byas All Stars. side 1: Byas Jump; side 2: Janine (British Rhythm Society BRS 25).
78 rpm.

Description (Brief)

British Rhythm Society was a 78-rpm record bootleg label founded by American jazz enthusiast and record label manager Dante S. Bollettino in New York, in 1950. Most of the BRS pressings were on non-breakable vinyl. British Rhythm Society was fictional and most likely created as a “club label” akin to legitimate re-issue record labels Hot Record Society and United Hot Clubs of America. Bollettino was also responsible for Jolly Roger Records bootleg label.

Recording Date: 1947

Recording Artist: Don Byas All StarsManufacturer: British Rhythm Society

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

General Subject Association: Music


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Exhibition Location:

Related Publication: Jazz Records 1942-1965, Vol. 2: Bl - Co, Johns, Adrian. Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates

Credit Line: Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0670.062Accession Number: 1978.0670Maker Number: BRS 25Catalog Number: 1978.0670.062

Object Name: sound recording

Physical Description: vinylite (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm


Record Id: nmah_666396

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