Re: "Jazz" Carson
- --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, Howard Rye <howard@c...> wrote:
> on 23/6/05 19:09, sahfen at sahfen@h... wrote:1957)
> > 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
> that this was in any case not the version of "Keep Your Temper" that JuneDear Howard,
> 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
> Tel/FAX: +44 20 8521 1098
thanks for the information. I've found the name Joe "Jazz" Carson in a list of
jazz musicians while I was searching on Google.