Posts by ron


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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