Starr-Gennett Foundation


27.02.2018 in events, news, Uncategorized

The Starr-Gennett Foundation is proud to announce a new season of “Music At The Club,” the popular music-and-dancing events at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond.  Featured musicians will again be Frank Devito, Steve Mathews, Kevin McDonald, and Lorna Bonner. The 2018 dates are: June 15…

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14.09.2016 in news, Starr Gennett Information

Long-time Starr-Gennett Foundation board member and retired Indiana University-East chancellor Dave Fulton died Sept. 11 at age 73.  Fulton joined the Foundation’s board in 1999, and served until shortly before his passing.  He was board president from 2001 to 2003, and treasurer for 13 years. …

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15.01.2015 in Uncategorized

Students from Richmond, Indiana’s Fairview Elementary School toured the Gennett Records Walk of Fame and the historic Starr Piano Company site in Whitewater Gorge Park in December, 2014.  They were entertained by Richmond jazz pianist Carol Lou Woodward during lunch at a local pizza restaurant….

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Birthplace of Recorded Jazz

15.08.2013 in Starr Gennett Information

Richmond Indiana!  The Birthplace of recorded Jazz! (From Wikipedia) Gennett records was founded in Richmond, Indiana by the Starr Piano Company, and released its first records in October 1917. The company took its name from its top managers: Harry, Fred and Clarence Gennett.[1] Earlier, the…

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What Is Starr Gennett?

15.08.2013 in Starr Gennett Information

The Starr-Gennett Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of Gennett Records and its parent organization, the Starr Piano Company. Since 1991 the Foundation has been working to save this important legacy and foster worldwide appreciation for this remarkable piece…

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Gennett Mansion

Membership Update

14.08.2013 in Starr Gennett Information

Why Join? At the Starr-Gennett Foundation, we’re working to preserve a priceless legacy from America’s musical past. If you find the unique story of Starr Piano and Gennett Records as fascinating and exciting as we do, you should join us. The Starr-Gennett Foundation was established…

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