[Dixielandjazz] Morton and Cook site updates - Thompson

Chuck Kercher ekercher at tampabay.rr.com
Sun Apr 27 02:38:56 PDT 2003

Great Report, Nancy,

I don't know Butch, but I play at least once a week with Bill Price. Bill's
cornet playing is the most like Bix's that I've ever heard. Not only that
but he is one of the most humble and likable humans on earth. His name is
Bill Price. A few CDs have been released lately(made years ago)that are
proof of my statements can be authenticated and probably purchased through
Butch or some other means that you might know about, Nancy.
     Bill really deserves the credit that his natural genius deserves. Hgs,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nancy Giffin" <nancyink at ulink.net>
To: "DJML" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2003 10:13 AM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Morton and Cook site updates - Thompson

> Mike and Bob have mentioned Butch Thompson. As a graphic designer, I just
> want to alert some of you with Web sites to Mr. Thompson's Web site as a
> good example of what a professionally done, fully-functional site should
> look and behave like. Recently, I had to go to the site to get a photo for
> use in the program for his upcoming STJS performance. Not only did he have
> several professionally-done shots to choose from, there was a "press room"
> page with all the write-ups and high-resolution photos a newspaper or
> magazine could want in their effort to promote his events. He makes it
> for others to promote him! As someone who has wasted countless hours
> to acquire a photo and bio, when I should've been concentrating only on
> graphic design, I found this site to be very refreshing!!! :)  Not
> has the need for such a high-end site, but if you're curious and have
> check it out: http://www.butchthompson.com/
> Love and hugs,
> Nancy
> >   From: "Mike Meddings" <mike at doctorjazz.freeserve.co.uk>
> >   International pianist and Jelly Roll Morton devotee Butch Thompson,
> >   sends an outstanding article on the transcribing skills of J. Lawrence
> >   This can be accessed from the linked text in the UPDATED PAGES BOX at
> >   http://www.doctorjazz.freeserve.co.uk/index.html
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