[Dixielandjazz] Overlooked tunes
Wed, 05 Jun 2002 10:32:27 -0500
"Early Hours" has been a favorite among us "Tradies" in Southern
California for decades.
We play it often. Since I'm in the middle of making a play list for our
Friday night gig, I think I'll include it. Thanks for ther reminder.
Ken Gates wrote:
>"Early Hours" isn't played that often in U.S. I suspect it is played
>often in Britain. Really nice bouncy tune.
>"Blue Prelude" ----I've never heard it played except on record.
>Talk about sad words---please don't sing it----but a haunting
>melody. Was Woody Herman's theme song before "Blue Flame"--
>at least I think so.
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