Having played with St. Cyr at Ben Pollack's Pig A Rib joint in LA in 1959,
I can attest to the fact that that's not him on banjo. I recognize the guy
in the photo but can't think of his name. I'll see what I can find out.
In a message dated 2/3/2011 6:22:53 A.M. Central America Standard Ti,
Looking last night for the Allen Brass Band photograph in Keepnews &
Grauer Pictorial History of Jazz, I turned to page 218 in my edition to see a
photograph of Bunk & band at the Stuyvesant Casino, NYC September 28, 1945.
Although listed as he, the bespectacled banjoist in the picture is clearly
not Lawrence Marrero. If anyone, it looks more like St. Cyr. Any thoughts
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