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4824Re: [RedHotJazz] Re: Whistler and His Jug Band

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  • David Richoux
    Oct 8, 2007
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      I forgot to mention the Yazoo Records series - the film clip comes
      from a DVD "Things Ain't Like They Used To Be" and they also have a
      lot of other early jug compilations.

      http://yazoorecords.com/512.htm

      Dave Richoux
      On Oct 7, 2007, at 9:15 AM, David Richoux wrote:

      > CDBaby.com has quite a few new jug band recordings:
      > http://cdbaby.com/found?allsearch=jug&submit=search
      >
      > There are regional festivals all over the US (also a few in the UK)
      > and it seems like there hundreds of jug bands currently performing.
      > The files and links pages on the jugband Yahoo group mention many of
      > them. I don't have any favorites yet, there is a lot of variety and
      > skills. Mike Seeger (fiddle and just about every other traditional
      > jug band instrument ) is probably the most accomplished musician in
      > the field.
      > http://mikeseeger.info/
      >
      > Jim Kweskin is performing a bit , he has formed other groups - search
      > on [ jim kweskin ] and also there is a new documentary film out
      > called "Chasin Gus's Ghost" about him and his group - and many other
      > jug bands from the 1960s onward:
      > http://www.chasingusghost.com/trailer/
      >
      > Jim's close associate Fritz Richmond (jug, gut-bucket, etc.) recently
      > passed away (2005) and without him I don't think a revival of JKJB
      > would be possible.
      > http://www.toms-cabin.com/FritzMemorial/
      >
      > Dave Richoux
      >
      > On Oct 7, 2007, at 6:17 AM, jimmiejazz37 wrote:
      >
      >> Could you supply a website where one might purchase CDs of
      >> contemporary jug bands? Who are some of the best practitioners of
      >> this amazing art today? Is Jim Kweskin still around?
      >>
      >> Thanks.
      >>
      >> Jim
      >> ===================================================================
      >> --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, David Richoux <tubaman@...> wrote:
      >>>
      >>> FYI - there is a very active Jug Band discussion group on Yahoo -
      >> for
      >>> both historical aspects and current practitioners of the jug,
      >> kazoo,
      >>> gut-bucket and the like:
      >>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jugband/
      >>>
      >>> and thanks for the link - great stuff!
      >>>
      >>> Dave Richoux
      >>>
      >>> On Oct 6, 2007, at 10:02 PM, Mordechai Litzman wrote:
      >>>
      >>>> Came across a 1930 video of the above band - guaranteed to bring
      >>>> smiles. Also available is a second recording of the same song
      >> dated
      >>>> 5/30/30, as well as raw footage of rehearsals in two parts
      >> adding
      >>>> up to appr. 12 minutes. (All the above seem to come from the
      >> same
      >>>> occasion.)
      >>>> The RHJA lists a recording dated 6/15/31 with the same name,but
      >> it
      >>>> is not available, and I would not know if it is the same
      >> recording.
      >>>> http://youtube.com/watch?v=8iXzIvN4JI4
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>
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      >>
      >> Yahoo! Groups Links
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