This issue is notable for both containing a Leonard Feather feature on Dizzy Gillespie, a blurbs on stations WKBW, WAAT, WJZ, and WBBC. But most importantly it announces "RECORD BAN OVER, " the end of the Petrillo recording ban. This was not the 1942 - 1944 strike but the later 1948 strike that was his personal downfall. Petrillo ended it in December of that year making 1949 a banner year for new recordings. Bebop had gone largely unrecorded because of the ban and Gillespie himself would have a banner year.
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