[Dixielandjazz] Re: Sitting/Standing

R & V Thompson rvthompson@earthlink.net
Thu, 01 Aug 2002 17:58:49 -0700

Over the years I have played with several bands that sit down.  (Most of
these played in the uptown New Orleans style.)  On one gig a woman asked
the leader, "Why do you all sit when you play?"

He answered, "Madam, what's good enough for the symphony is good enough
for us."