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Essential Blue Note Albums from Casey

Posted on in Hoopla, Music.

For over eighty years, Blue Note has been synonymous with excellence in jazz. During the golden era of jazz in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Blue Note enjoyed success with a talented roster of stars, a distinctive sound produced by Rudy Van Gelder and an excellent aesthetic with sleeves designed by Reid Miles.

Here are some essential Blue Note albums available from Hoopla:

 

All of these albums and more are available through Hoopla

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Baseball Book Recs from Casey

Posted on in Book, Hoopla.

Former MLB commissioner Bart Giamatti once wrote that baseball “breaks your heart.  It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill  rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.”  This year the heartbreak for baseball fans has a different feel as it remains unclear if the season will be played even in an abbreviated manner.  If you are missing the game that Walt Whitman described as glorious, check out these following titles from Hoopla.

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Book Rec from Bobby

Posted on in Book, Hoopla.

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

Bobby says: “The descendants of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson end up at the same Connecticut private school, where nothing is what it seems and the bodies keep piling up. The game is on. For those who love the BBC Sherlock series and the Holmes novels.”

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