BILL Haesler, renowned jazz scholar, is trying to locate a copy of a rare, limited issue CD. Here’s a copy of his email received today. Can you help him track one down?
The following request came via the Dixieland Jazz Mailing List several months ago and has just been re-posted, so obviously the initial request was unsuccessful:
Joe Licari, who produced the rare “Julie Wilson in Dixieland” CD that was recorded live at the Algonquin Hotel in New York with his jazz group, is desperately trying to locate a booklet from the CD that he can copy for a reissue. The company which released it in Australia is no longer in business. He has the actual recording and just wants to copy the booklet and notes. If anyone has it, can you contact me privately. Thanks.
At the time, I attempted to locate friends with the record, including Kate Dunbar and Bill Armstrong but drew a blank.
My research revealed that the CD was released in 2009 and was an exclusive, limited release, Australian production.
“Julie Wilson in Dixieland” – Julie Wilson. Showtune Records CD 0005.
Attempts to contact Showtune here failed, and its site is inactive.
Neither the Victorian Jazz Archive nor NSW Jazz Archive have a copy.
Perhaps, a subscriber to your wonderful and informative Jazz Ramble site can help.
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