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6830Re: [RedHotJazz] Kick Drum

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  • Gilber M. Erskine
    Apr 1, 2009
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      Yeah, that toothless kid on kick-drum is terrific, both rhythmically and visually. I'm pretty sure Jack Bland is the other guitar player along with Eddie Condon. The rhythm section boots along perfectly. And I like this tune. I wish I could have been there.
      --------GILBERT M. ERSKINE
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      From: David Weiner
      To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 11:53 AM
      Subject: RE: [RedHotJazz] Kick Drum


      The personnel includes Red McKenzie on comb and megaphone & Eddie Condon on
      the first guitar - the splice is in the original film; it looks as if
      McKenzie was about to sing and that was clipped out. All copies I've seen
      of the film are exactly the same.

      Dave W.

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      From: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com [mailto:RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com] On
      Behalf Of Mordechai Litzman
      Sent: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 11:32 AM
      To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [RedHotJazz] Kick Drum

      Here is an absolutely hilarious 1929 Vitaphone clip of the Mound City Blue
      Blowers, giving a new meaning to the the term kick drum. The percussion
      consists of a suitcase, dinner napkin and two whisk brooms. Honorable
      mention also goes to another unusual instument; an amplified (megaphone
      style) comb.
      If I understand correctly these early sound films consisted of a record and
      a film projector, and it looks like the sound is a little bit out of sync in
      the beginning. It also seems that a part of the recording was edited out in
      the middle. Would appreciate it if somebody could advise where to find the
      complete recording, if available.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4W92tIXhZQ

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