[Dixielandjazz] Where...now George Brunis

DE SMET Nadine dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com
Sun, 2 Jun 2002 18:14:56 +0200

Marcel and I would be interested in your experiences playing with New
Orleans musicians, like George Brunis, our about playing in New Orleans in
th 50's or 60's.
The Jazzgazette would like to publish your memories!

----- Original Message -----
From: "william price" <talcp@worldnet.att.net>
To: <dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Friday, May 31, 2002 5:20 AM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Where...now George Brunis

> Hi Charlie   You probably didn't know that I played with George at the
> Club for several months in the early 1950s, sharing the job with Del
> ( neither of us could work all nights due to day gigs). I learned  more
> there than any other gig about OKOM.  TinRoof usually ended each set with
> George setting the phrasing for the ending--never the same way twice! Roy
> Wasson was on piano, a fine musician no-one seems to know about:  Everyone
> who was there remembers HeyHey though..  Incidentally, Del was brother of
> thr fine trombonist,  Abe.  Gene Mayo invited me to join him and George
> 3 or 4 dates in the Dakotas and George stopped for couple nights with us
> St Paul cooking all the meals.  RB&R of course.    Bill
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