[JPL] Brian Rust RIP

Larry Appelbaum jumpmonk at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 6 12:57:44 EST 2011


Brian published his discography in 1961. There were a number of pioneering discographies from the '30s-50s, including those by Charles Delaunay, Hilton Schleman, Robert Bauer, Carey-McCarthy, etc. 

Larry

> His name is not widely known outside some very specialist circles but for
> hard-core jazz discography in the pre-internet age, it all started with
> Brian Rust.
> 
> The doyen of jazz discographers, Brian Rust, died yesterday aged 88. Apart
> from his seminal work 'Jazz Records', a popular piece of cataloguing and
> discography software, Brian, was named after him.
> 
> http://www.rustbooks.com/
> 
> 
> ====
> Nou Dadoun
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