[Dixielandjazz] Gaslamp San Diego Mardi Gras

Mike Durham mikedurham_jazz at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 18 18:41:56 PST 2003

Harold, the UK Musicians' Union has just decided to allow Disc Jockeys (or 
"turntablists" as they have now taken to calling themselves over here) full 
membership in the union. For this I spent years learning how to read music 
and play an instrument? O tempora, o mores!

Mike D.

>From: s3856lpa at webtv.net (Harold Smith)
>To: Dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com
>Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Gaslamp San Diego Mardi Gras
>Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 11:26:11 -0600 (CST)
>Took Steve Barbone's suggestion and clicked on the Gaslamp
>Organization's upcoming Mardi Gras bash.
>Am not at all shocked by what these people propose to present in lieu of
>music at this festive occasion.  My perlsonal favorite group name is
>"The Disco Pimps", which ought to, all by itself, validate the famous H.
>L. Mencken quotation about nobody ever going broke underestimating the
>intelligence of the American Public.
>San Diego is abundant in good, even great, jazz bands and players.  They
>ought to attend this bash and mace the Planning Committee as part of the
>evening's entertainment.
>That'd be a whole lot more fun than listening to the Disco Pimps, et.
>Oh, yeah, and I noted they even had a Disc Jockey listed as part of the
>Have fun, San Diego.
>Harold Smith
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>Dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com

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