RE: [RedHotJazz] Emile Barnes (and "St Louis Blues" Shields) was Re: Willie Joseph
- Thanks to Patrice and really to Mr Dyamond. (?) The views of a practising
musician are usually to be welcomed.
Also definitely of value, first hand reports of what musicians, such as
Willie, said about their music.
I also recommend use of the Group archive. Threads tend to get spread and
confused and Dodds in the 30s and the Shields solo have been discussed under
A search with musician's name will produce all relevant posts.
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- I think Willie was winding you up...
--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, "David Brown" <johnhaleysims@...> wrote:
> Hello -- er -- ? -- a name would be nice.
> That is very interesting. Lewis recorded 'St. Louis' on 7 Dec 1922. There
> is a dreadful dire clarinet solo which is nothing at all like the Shields.
> Either Willie was being deliberately disingenuous or, through the folklore
> fog of 60 years, one 'celebrated' early white clarinettist had been confused
> with another.
> If the latter, I interpret as enhancing Shields claim to genuine authorship.
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