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8230Re: [RedHotJazz] Mabel´s Dream

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  • David M Richoux
    Nov 27, 2010
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      According to some quick Internet research (not verified yet ) the
      original name of the song was "Maybelle's Dream" but I have not gotten
      much further on Ike Smith than that...

      Dave Richoux

      On Nov 4, 2010, at 3:06 AM, Leif R. Blom wrote:

      > Does anyone know something about this tune? Composed by an Ike Smith
      > - who is he
      > ?
      > Is he the same man Smith, composer of I´m going away just to wear
      > you off my
      > mind ?
      > Also played by the Oliver Band. Are the tunes new at that time, just
      > composed
      > for Oliver ?
      > I´ll be grateful for any answers
      > Yarel
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: EarlyJazzDixie <earlyjazzdixie@...>
      > To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Wed, November 3, 2010 8:20:47 PM
      > Subject: RE: [RedHotJazz] Take It Easy (Please)
      >
      >
      > Patrice,
      > Well said. If there's anything I can do to help please let me know.
      > RHJA is invaluable. Period.
      > Ric Giorgi
      >
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      > From: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com [mailto:RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com]
      > On
      > Behalf Of patrice.champarou@...
      > Sent: November-03-10 3:11 PM
      > To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [RedHotJazz] Take It Easy
      >
      > -----Message d'origine-----
      > From: bvkct
      > Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 4:10 PM
      > To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com <mailto:RedHotJazz%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: [RedHotJazz] Take It Easy
      >
      >> Take it easy with the criticism of the red hot jazz web site. It is
      >> the
      >> best anthology of traditional jazz that I have ever seen and is a
      >> total
      >> marvel. It is a superb teaching tool to show students how jazz
      >> developed.
      >
      >> Yes, there may be some errors, but so what? Almost all publications
      >> have some small errors. I continue to be amazed by the depth and
      >> quality
      >> of the work.
      >
      > First the ADMIN part :
      >
      > I suppose you meant "PLEASE take it easy..."
      > And since there hasn't been a previous "Take it easy" topic, there
      > CANNOT
      > be any "re: Take it Easy".
      >
      > Well there is one, from this post on... but this is NOT the Bix
      > forum, the
      > archives are organized by threads and a "re:" with an unrelated
      > subject line
      > is the most confusing thing one can figure out on a Yahoo group.
      >
      > Now for the personal one :
      >
      > Everyone acknowledges the huge interest of this monumental work, but
      > what you call criticism has nothing negative, on the contrary.
      > It only means feeling involved in the ways the website could be
      > improved,
      > rather than prosternating in front of a frozen museum piece.
      >
      > Some things cannot be altered, even if one wished to, because it
      > would mean
      > re-writing the whole site from scratch. Like more searching
      > facilities, the
      > possibility of listing numbers according to different criteria, or
      > presenting them in another order than alphabetical...
      > The truth (and this is no criticism) is that no-one today would
      > consider
      > building such a huge website in pure html, without a database, and
      > with such
      > deprecated techniques as tables and framesets, also adopting a
      > streaming
      > protocol which was already obsolete six years ago - not mentioning
      > the poor
      > quality of the
      > samples.
      > It works, for the time being, and loads much faster than many a crazy
      > website with flashy anims or pics, or endless intros. Procedures
      > which are
      > just as outdated as the ones I mentioned.
      > But for how long, and on how many of today's and tomorrow's
      > browsers, I
      > really
      > cannot tell.
      >
      > I worked on Scott's templates years ago - only three pages I filled
      > in with
      > Django stuff - and he was already aware, at the time, that manually
      > inserting data and links between the too familiar <td> and </td>
      > tags was
      > one of the less rewarding taks one could think of.
      >
      > Back to the previous comment, I remember there *were* corrections,
      > applied
      > after they had been suggested by some of this group's members.
      > They mainly concerned wrong links to soundfiles - and once again,
      > there is
      > nothing easier than confusion when you type everything by hand.
      >
      > Now, I think the best thing which could happen to the Archives would
      > be a
      > bit of interaction - like the possibility of correcting wrong
      > information, adding articles and data.
      > The only way to keep them, and this group, alive in the next
      > future IMO.
      > And without prostituting themselves to the current fashions or
      > latest gimmicks, pre-war history and music need to adapt to the
      > not-so-young-already generations.
      >
      > Hoc censeo... etc. etc.
      >
      > Patrice
      >
      > P.S. Since no-one replied, except for one (rejected) attempt to
      > suggest the
      > whole planet to look for the RHJ contact addresses, I will undertake
      > the
      > task of getting in touch with whoever is currently in charge of the
      > website,
      > and let you know. Not done yet? Sorry, I am not a full-time mod, not
      > even a
      > full-time anything. Help and advice gladly accepted, uncontrolled
      > interference, no way!
      >
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