[Dixielandjazz] Playing in odd keys

Robert S. Ringwald ringwald at calweb.com
Sat Dec 6 10:48:21 PST 2003

The band leader mentioned below is me.

The bass player who went on to play with Stan Kenton & Lawrence Welk was
Richard Maloof.  At that time, he was playing trombone.

mr.wonderful at ringwald.com
Placerville, CA, USA, Earth, Sol's System, Milky Way
Amateur (ham) Radio Station K6YBV
Fulton Street Jazz Band
See: http://www.ringwald.com
Boondockers Jazz & Comedy Band
See: http://www.theboondockers.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Gunter" <jazzboard at hotmail.com>
To: <DWSI at aol.com>; <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2003 8:45 AM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Playing in odd keys

> Hi listmates,
> A friend of mine and his his buddy while in high school were quite active
> the music program. One played piano and t'other bass! The two of them, on
> daily practice basis, would go into one of the music practice rooms during
> their free periods and would pick one song each day. They would then play
> that sucker in all twelve keys. The did this on a regular basis and became
> quite adept at easily changing keys. One went on to play in the Lawrence
> Welk band and the other became a well known band leader whom most of you
> know.
> Cheers,
> Bill "I play my washboard in all 12 keys" Gunter
> jazzboard at hotmail.com
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