[Dixielandjazz] Overlooked tunes

Stan Brager dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com
Wed, 5 Jun 2002 15:49:20 -0700


I'm not familiar with "Early Hours". Is it similar to Avery Parrish's 
"After Hours" which was a big hit for Erskine Hawkins and countless 

Stan Brager

-----Original Message-----
From:	Ken Gates [SMTP:keng@iswest.com]
Sent:	Wednesday, June 05, 2002 10:23 AM
To:	Dixieland Jazz
Subject:	[Dixielandjazz] Overlooked tunes

"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.
Ken Gates