[Dixielandjazz] Re: Irving Berlin's piano>>Troublesome Gb

BudTuba at aol.com BudTuba at aol.com
Fri Dec 5 15:30:20 PST 2003

In a message dated 12/5/03 2:18:18 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
willc at highstream.net writes:

> Don mentioned that Berlin wrote a lot of stuff in Gb

Years ago I played in a bar with a self-taught pianist who did everything is 
Gb.  That is the key that uses ALL the black keys.  He said he learned on that 
because the keys stuck up and were easy to find.  It is a B---- to play a 
tuba in that key, but I finally learned how to do it.
Bud Taylor
Smugtown Stompers
Rochester, NY
Traditional Jazz since 1958

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