[Dixielandjazz] Old Folks

brian.harvey5 dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com
Wed, 5 Jun 2002 16:44:25 +0100

You got it Stan - well done.
An aside to that - when I used the record in the BBC studio a technician
marked the track with a crayon and the deposit from that would never come
out of the grooves.............

-----Original Message-----
From: Stan Brager <sbrager@socal.rr.com>
To: 'dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com' <dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com>
Date: 05 June 2002 16:30
Subject: RE: [Dixielandjazz] Old Folks

>Pee Wee Russell's version of "Old Folks" was recorded in 1956 under the
>leadership of George Wettling. It was a trio setting with Wettling, Pee
>Wee, and Gene Schroeder on piano. It's included on the Time-Life Giants of
>Jazz Series featuring Pee Wee.
>While there's a good deal of disagreement about Pee Wee Russell as a jazz
>clarinetist, he belongs somewhere in my top 5 of all jazz clarinetists and
>in my top 10 of all jazz musicians.
>Stan Brager
>-----Original Message-----
>From: john Petters [SMTP:jpettjazz@btinternet.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 4:55 AM
>To: dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com
>Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Old Folks
>Hi Brian
>Thanks for that. I'll see what I can find out. I guess tyhat puts the
>recording daye in the 40s.
>Good luck with the smoking - Its very hard - I know from my own father -
>he's 74 with one heart attack and prostate cancer and he still can't stop -
>he's cut down though.
>Keep jazzing
>John Petters
>Amateur Radio Station G3YPZ
>  ----- Original Message -----
>  From: brian.harvey5
>  To: dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com
>  Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 12:28 PM
>  Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Old Folks
>  Hello - I had it on LP which I used in a Light Programme (that dates me)
>programme that I did when god was a boy. But it was a weird label - I
>remember it was tiled "Trios" I think and had tracks by three trios -
>George Wettling's - Wild Bill's and Pee Wees. The sleeve art work was by
>Wettling - he told me but the label I can't remember.I'll ask Mr. Haesler.
>  Take care - Brian
>  PS - I have not had a cigarette for eight weeks. You and several others
>helped me stop.
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