*** The first Annuals have arrived from the printer ***
so you can now place orders that will be dispatched
after we return on 28th April from the launch
This collector's edition is a new and important book for all lovers of Blues & Jazz music from the era of the 78 record. Containing original research & articles by renowned writers.
The long awaited bigger (heavier) and better, fifth volume of The Frog Blues & Jazz Annual features over 200 pages of new research, long-lost interviews and fascinating articles by Bruce Bastin, Paul Swinton, Bob Eagle, Brian Goggin, David Evans, Chris Hillman, Michael Hortig and many others.
As well as our regular features, subjects contained inside this exceptional tome include: ‘The Great Field Recordings 1923-27’, All About McKinney, Son House, Oscar Woods, Tony Jackson, Harry Charles, 'From Kokomo - The Eleven Light City', Scrapper Blackwell, Lee Collins, Earl McDonald , 'Gone But Not Forgotten', and so much more.
There are over 350 beautifully reproduced photographs, vintage advertising and other illustrations – most have not been seen since the age of the 78 rpm. And not forgetting Derek Stears' American Roots Artwork pages - to complete a feast of eye and mind candy.
A complimentary 26 track CD comes with each annual and contains some of the greatest and rarest Blues, Jazz & Cajun! recordings ever made. So you can now lay your hands on a copy of this prestigious publication now.
More details to follow