a href=”http://www.arsc-audio.org/”target=”_blank”>The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is pleased to announce the winners of the 2006 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research.
BEST RESEARCH in RECORDED JAZZ MUSIC
Take Five: The Public and Private Lives of Paul Desmond, by Doug Ramsey, with discography by Paul Caulfield. (Parkside Publications).
Stan Getz: An Annotated Bibliography and Filmography, with Song and Session Information for Albums, by Nicholas Churchill. (McFarland).
Certificates of Merit:
Pioneers of Jazz: The Story of the Creole Band by Lawrence Gushee. (Oxford University Press).
Bix: The Definitive Biography of a Jazz Legend: Leon ‘Bix’ Beiderbecke (1903-1931), by Jean Pierre Lion. (Continuum).
The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz, by Jeffrey Magee. (Oxford University Press).
The awards will be presented at the ARSC’s annual meeting next May in Milwaukee.