Re: The Music of Coney Island
- --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, "Todd Robbins"
> I am working on a project of trying to document the live music
> Coney Island NY. I know that the ODJB played there as well asmembers
> of the Memphis Five. I also know a bit about Jimmy Durante andsome of
> the ragtime music that was played there. Anything that can beadded
> would be greatly appreciated.Hi Todd
> Todd Robbins
Phil Napoleon was my Uncle.He had I beleive four brothers.His brother
Teddy was my Grandfather.He was a drummer.I know he played at Coney
Island and Rockaway playlands in the 1940'My Uncle Marty's sons
played with Louie Armstrong & Gene Krupa.Jimmie Durante also was with
my Uncles band.I would like more info if you have anthing more?
Al Zampieri tel 302-841-4155