[Dixielandjazz] Re: More on Paul Whiteman

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Tue, 24 Sep 2002 07:38:33 EDT

Pat Cooke wrote:

<<...a recording listed not only the bandleader's name, but also all of the 
sidemen; the vocalist was lucky to be listed in the small print.  [Later], 
the vocalist's name was promoted to big print, and the band LEADER was lucky 
to be mentioned at all.>>

Sounds like the evolution of some bands.  Garden Avenue Seven comes to mind.

Jack Thomas