Music: New Records, May 7, 1945

Hot jazz and boogie, between bright red and yellow album covers, have stolen the record show this spring. Victor has issued six jazz albums (priced higher than its standard Red Seal records) ranging from old New Orleans Pioneer "Jelly Roll" Morton through contemporary Benny Goodman and Lionel Hampton. Columbia has reissued an 18-album series featuring Louis

Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Count Basic, Bix Beiderbecke and Frank Teschemacher. Decca has marketed such choice collections as Riverboat Jazz and Harlem Jazz, 1930. Asch has continued to record the jazz chamber music played in Manhattan's nightclubs by...