November 27th in Gennett History…

November 27th in Gennett History, 1965: Gennett Records head, Fred Gennett, died at the age of 79. From Rick Kennedy’s Jelly Roll, Bix & Hoagy, “Fred was more of a dreamer…He had no personal interest in the jazz being embraced by young people, but it represented a business opportunity.” (pg. 50).

Mother (Hazel Reid Gennett), Father (Fred Gennett) and Columbia Gypsy (Judith Gennett)

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