[Dixielandjazz] Fw: Your request re: Lil Armstong
Thu, 26 Sep 2002 22:27:24 -0400
I believe it was 1970, but then my memory files ain't always that precise
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Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Fw: Your request re: Lil Armstong
> In a message dated 9/26/02 3:48:01 PM Central Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > > At that concert, after finishing a number, she remarked to her bass
> > > that she wasn't feeling good...then collapsed at the piano. Taken
> > offstage,
> > > an MET worker tried to revive her, but it was not to be. One jazz
> > legend
> > > had left us while honoring another.
> > > I never got to write that profile. But if I had my lead would have
> > > started this way:
> > > "The first thing you note about Lillian Hardin Armstrong is her
> > It
> > > warms you through to the bone."
> > > That is the way I remember my friend Lillian.>
> Thanks, Don, for this wonderful memoir of Lil Hardin Armstrong. What
> was that?
> It's not too late to write your profile on Lil. She was a pivotal
> in early jazz.
> Jim Beebe