[JPL] Stereo Jack's /Requiescat in pace

Nou Dadoun nou.dadoun at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 10:09:23 EST 2011


The guy who originally started the store is now the artistic director of the
Vancouver festival Ken Pickering but yes, he named it after Black Swan
Records which was the first black-owned record label.  Reggie Workman named
his Black Swan String Quartet after the label too ... N

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 6:49 AM, eric jackson <eric-jackson at comcast.net>wrote:

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> On 02/21/2011 02:38 AM, Nou Dadoun wrote:
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>> I've never been to Stereo Jack's but over the years I've exchanged a
>> number
>> of emails with Jack Woker who was an active and knowledgeable participant
>> in
>> the old rec.music.bluenote usenet music group days;
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>> I can commiserate with what he's going through though - I closed my store,
>> Black Swan Records in Vancouver, in 2004 around its 27th anniversary.  To
>> add insult to injury, the condo that is now where the store stood for 17
>> years is called The Black Swan with a Starbucks in the actual corner
>> location; the subsequent location of 8 years standing is now a Dollar
>> Store.  The times they are a-changin ..
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> Hi Nou,
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> I'm curious. Did you name your store after the old Black Swan Records, the
> first black label?
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> Eric Jackson
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>> N.
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>> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 7:05 PM, Tom Reney<tr at wfcr.org>  wrote:
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>>>  Paul Combs reported earlier today that Stereo Jack's may stay open a few
>>> months longer than anticipated, but here's a re-send of the original
>>> Boston
>>> Globe story.
>>>
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>>> http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/cambridge/2011/02/after_29_years_stereo_jack_shu.html
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