[Dixielandjazz] Re: Venuti and Grappelli (was history of Jazz)

Bill Haesler bhaesler at nsw.bigpond.net.au
Fri Feb 14 11:04:05 PST 2003

Dear Jim,
Well said.
However, regarding your statement of Grappelli as an "assured, pleasant,
swinging but rather effete player".
'Effete' yes. 'Swinging' never. (Except on piano.)
I kept out of this silly Venuti/Grappelli thread until now, as the original
claim was simply nonsense. 
Kind regards,

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