I’m very happy to talk about an incredible piece of jazz history. It is the only known document of an unreleased album by the celebrated musician. Best known for composing the music for the 1959 stage production The Connection (as well as its subsequent 1961 film adaptation), Freddie Redd was a versatile composer/piano player who […]
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Ari Crane recently joined Heritage Auctions as Consignment Director of Vinyl Records and Music Memorabilia.
His passion for analog music started at infancy and he became a very serious vinyl record collector in 2005 as an Army Officer stationed in Seattle Washington.
Since 2005, Ari has been a vendor at over 500+ vinyl record shows across the United States, owned Ka-Pow records in Kansas City's Crossroads district, featured in the piolet episode of Vinyl Hunters, and has appraised over 2.8 million unique vintage vinyl records, discovering over 900+ lost artists & recordings.
His previous careers have been U.S. Army Company Commander, COO of The Fleet, Regional Sales Manager with ASRC, and Senior Business Development Manager with Matrix Service Co. in Tulsa.
He is excited to follow his passion for analog music and to be surrounded by other collectors and professionals.