Bob Koester of Delmark Records and Jazz Record Mart in the NY Times

Posted on: Friday, Jul 3, 2009

Bob Koester of Delmark Records and Jazz Record Mart in the NY Times.

“Happily Seduced by the Blues”

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/28/arts/music/28roht.html?pagewanted=all

With great picturess and full song streams of Junior Wells and Buddy Guy, Magic Sam, Eddie C. Campbell, Muhal Richard Abrams, Big Joe Williams, Roscoe Mitchell and Sleepy John Estes.

Quotations from Buddy Guy, Charlie Musselwhite, George Lewis, and Bruce Iglauer



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Jimbo

July 3rd, 2009 at 13:36
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Good old Bob, the music ( blues ) industry needs more guys like him 5*****

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Pete Evans

July 5th, 2009 at 21:32
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He really is a most remarkable man. I was privileged to spend half an hour with him once at The Jazz Mart. The shop was quiet on this particular day and when he realised I was from the UK we went to a quiet part of the shop to chat about blues in the UK. I had been looking for a particular Jimmy Dawkins cd who had originally recorded on Delmark. He didn’t have in stock but he would try and locate it so he asked me to ring him at the Delmark studio the next day. This I did and we continued the chat for another 10 minutes.
A really nice man who has set the standard for all to follow.