Posts by ron


  Howdy Folks! We are very excited to be featured in this years Midsummer Night Swing at Damrosch Park at New York City’s famed Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. On Thursday night, July 6 we will be part of a special evening celebrating the life and legacy of our dear departed friend, Dawn Hampton. We will play one set at 7:30 pm, followed by one set of the George Gee Swing Orchestra. Our special guest for the evening...

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I believe I met Paul Tillotson at Tramps, the classic, beloved NYC nightclub that was on 21st Street, just east of 6th Avenue, where I had a regular Friday evening gig for many years. This must have been around 1991 or ’92. I have no idea who introduced us. But I do know that as soon as I heard him play, it was like a door opened for me musically that had never been open before. Here was a guy who was a great jazz piano player,...

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January Kickstarter Update

January Kickstarter Update


Posted By on Jan 11, 2016

PROGESS REPORT ON THE VINYL VERSION OF “BRING IT HOME” Check this out: http://www.ronsunshine.com/wp_new/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Cutting-the-lacquer-Master.m4v This is the cutting of the lacquer masters for the vinyl version of “Bring It Home.” It is a time-honored and arcane process that had almost died out, but is now being resurrected. The man in the video, Chris Muth, has a 1970s Neumann lathe in his...

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      The lacquer master will be cut before the end of this month. It will then be sent to the plating plant, where they will make a stamper. Then the actual vinyl records will be pressed at the pressing plant in CA. I don’t have a date yet for the finished product, but I will keep you posted. Here are the labels (known as donuts) that will go on the records. Nice, huh? Time to get my turntable...

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