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  • For my purposes, I’ve used Lord’s in the Boston Public Library. These days, some big libraries have free download services. Peter Gerler Newton, MA
    Peter Gerler May 24
  • Hello David, I ran across this old post of yours today. Agree on Tuba Skinny! Thought you might be interested in this recent article of mine: http://www.neh.gov/humanities/2015/novemberdecember/feature/what-it-means-we-are-lindy-hopping-again All best, Peter Gerler Newton, MA On Apr 29, 2015, at 1:33 AM, 'domitype .' domitype@^$1 [RedHotJazz] wrote: Very much influenced by Tuba...
    Peter Gerler Nov 30, 2015
  • ...RedHotJazz@^$2 > wrote: The rust discography should work Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone On Sep 11, 2015, 8:42:33 AM, PETER GERLER pgerler@^$3 [RedHotJazz] wrote: MIke--I would try Hogan Jazz Archive at Tulane. They should have such stuff in their collection. All best...
    pgerler@... Sep 11, 2015
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  • MIke--I would try Hogan Jazz Archive at Tulane. They should have such stuff in their collection. All best, Peter G On Sep 11, 2015, at 9:29 AM, vintagetenor@^$1 [RedHotJazz] wrote: Hi All, Does anyone know of a resource, online or otherwise, that provides instrumentation (not necessarily personnel) for dance band recordings of the early to mid 1910s? Mike
    PETER GERLER Sep 11, 2015
  • Yep, that "Ice Cream" is especially a showcase for Baby Dodds--all over the place! (You can hear his influence on Krupa.) On May 2, 2015, at 8:07 PM, Preston McClanahan pmcclana@^$1 [RedHotJazz] wrote: Gentlemen, I agree on the in-consistentcy of Lewis' bands. On small groups with those who he had a long standing playing relationship, for my money, his improvisation was pretty good...
    PETER GERLER May 2, 2015
  • Great stuff, Dan & Priscilla! It is so exciting, indeed, to see this re-blossoming of incipient jazz among the new generation--all over the place. I've seen it in Boston, New York, New Orleans. Been writing about it, and from my interviews with the young players and dancers, it seems to be about community . Certainly the music emerged from community--the black churches societies...
    PETER GERLER Apr 29, 2015
  • Evan Christopher on clarinet, Wycliffe Gordon on trombone--two of the best around. Peter G
    PETER GERLER Apr 28, 2015
  • Alan--Love the "sinuous mistress"! In the words of the Powers That Be, "It is what it is." All best, Peter G
    PETER GERLER Apr 25, 2015
  • Hi Preston-- Re Dusen, best two sources I know (and you probably do too) are Pops Foster (his autobio with Tom Stoddard) and Don Marquis on Bolden. Good luck! Peter G
    PETER GERLER Apr 20, 2015
  • Hi Andrew-- It's an interesting point you make about Louis' "bluesy tone" and all musicians having different strengths. Like the old saw, "He does what he does better than anybody." That's because nobody else is him, in that body, in that space-time moment. It is documented that back in the day, New Orleans players each had their own recognizable style, their "thing." Bruce Raeburn...
    PETER GERLER Feb 16, 2015