September 10th in Gennett History, 2016: The Starr Gennett Foundation Inducts Jimmy Durante into the Gennett Walk of Fame in Richmond

Jimmy Durante Gennett Walk of Fame Medallion

Jimmy Durante Gennett Walk of Fame Medallion

September 10th in Gennett History, 2016: The Starr Gennett Foundation Inducts Jimmy Durante into the Gennett Walk of Fame in Richmond. Durante recorded led his own ensemble in 1920, Jimmy Durante’s Jazz Band and recorded “Why Cry Blues” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 9045 and Starr-Gennett 9028. We will post some more Durante videos throughout the day in celebration of his Induction.

 

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