You Are There 1927- Gennett Studio

You Are There 1927- Gennett Studio

NOW – Jan 29, 2022 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

In You Are There: Gennett Studio, guests will explore this vital Hoosier story through artifacts, images, and interactives. Objects include original recordings like Hoagy Carmichael’s first version of Stardust and musical instruments used at the Gennett studio including a fiddle belonging to country artist Herbert Sweet. Several documents will be on display including a telegram from Gennett studio to Gene Autry. A dynamic digital interactive will give visitors the opportunity to sample the ground-breaking music made at the studio and influenced by artists who recorded at Gennett. Artists include people like Louis Armstrong, Alberta Hunter, and Charley Patton among many others.

Finally, visitors will be able to step back in time and explore a recreation of the original Gennett Studio. There you will be able to meet artists who recorded at Gennett studio, studio staff, and members of the Gennett family. You will be able to see how early recording was done, handle period instruments, play music on a period phonograph, and much more.

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  450 W. Ohio St.,, Indianapolis, 46202, IN
}  October 14, 2021 to January 29, 2022
  Thursday, 10:00 am to 05:00 pm
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   Indiana Historical Society

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