September 23rd in Gennett History, 1944: Joe Davis Announced the Relaunch of Gennett

September 23rd in Gennett History, 1944: Joe Davis announced the licensing and relaunch of the Gennett name in Billboard magazine.  He recorded new sides new works by the 5 Red Caps, Savannah Churchill, Gabriel Brown, and Walter Thomas and His Jump Cats, which featured Ben Webster and Oscar Pettiford on a redesigned label.

 

Joe Davis 1944 Gennett Ad

Joe Davis 1944 Gennett Ad

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