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Re: "Jazz" Carson

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  • sahfen
    ... 1957) ... Dear Howard, thanks for the information. I ve found the name Joe Jazz Carson in a list of jazz musicians while I was searching on Google.
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 23, 2005
      --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, Howard Rye <howard@c...> wrote:
      > on 23/6/05 19:09, sahfen at sahfen@h... wrote:
      >
      > > Anybody knows something more about mysterious drummer Joe "Jazz"
      > > Carson that recorded on 5 November 1925 with the Gulf Coast Seven?
      >
      > No, but I can tell you that the quoted personnel for this session was given
      > by trumpeter June Clark to Herman Rosenberg and Eugene Williams and
      > published by them in the November 1941 issue of Jazz Information. Clark,
      > however, recalled the drummer only as "Jazz".
      >
      > If anyone knows where the Carson part comes from I'd like to know too!
      >
      > Walter Allen believed (see Discomania column, Jazz Journal September
      1957)
      > that this was in any case not the version of "Keep Your Temper" that June
      > was recalling, since Clarence Williams's files apparently listed an unissued
      > Pathe recording with Clark, Harrison and Bailey, which is a much more
      > obvious candidate.
      >
      > You can't prove a negative and in any case I hesitate to suggest that Carson
      > is a discographical invention, but I fear that he may be.
      >
      > And where does the Joe come from?
      >
      > Howard Rye, 20 Coppermill Lane, London, England, E17 7HB
      > howard@c...
      > Tel/FAX: +44 20 8521 1098


      Dear Howard,
      thanks for the information. I've found the name Joe "Jazz" Carson in a list of
      jazz musicians while I was searching on Google.

      Nicola
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