[Dixielandjazz] methods of attracting young people / was Air
tubaman at batnet.com
Mon Dec 15 15:19:05 PST 2003
Thanks for the kind words, Tom. maybe somebody on the Sac Jubilee board
is on this list...
Consider the fact that we just got back from a tour of Brazil, playing
for an age-mixed audience of well over 25,000 very enthusiastic folks
at one venue (and many other well attended shows with little advance
publicity.) I think groups like the California Repercussions can draw
in those Gen X, Y and Z people to Sacramento, let them hear not only
us but all the other kinds of bands that are there.
As a DJ at a station that tries to present interesting music to all
sorts of specialized audiences, I am not too surprised to find some
audience members that like "Old School" jazz along with the very modern
styles, Bluegrass and Surf intertwined with Punk Rock, Soundtracks and
Industrial Disco - they can be very open to a lot of things if
On Dec 15, 2003, at 2:13 PM, TCASHWIGG at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 12/15/03 12:00:40 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> tubaman at batnet.com writes:
>> It is true that we are not quite what most on this list would call an
>> OKOM band - we play a lot more Rock than Jazz, but if they are really
>> wanting to bring in "new blood" to the festival they will have to keep
>> on bringing in more variety, not less!
>> Dave Richoux
> You are absolutely correct Dave, and I saw you guys at least two times
> and I
> enjoyed your performances and material as did the hundreds of folks
> around listening.
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