[Dixielandjazz] Sol Yaged

Jerry Gordon jerrygordon at juno.com
Sat Mar 1 23:53:13 PST 2003

Sol Yaged led the band at my niece's wedding in NYC maybe 10-11 years
ago. He was sitting in with a band in NJ maybe 5 years ago.

Jerry Gordon, Troy, NY - Web master for

On Sat, 1 Mar 2003 22:42:30 -0600 "benny theiler" <bennyth at ev1.net>
> Steve:  You mentioned Sol Yaged as having played in NYC during the 
> early
> 50's.   I have a cassette recording that was made "Live" at the 
> Metropole,
> which was given to me by my friend Harry Sheppard.  This tape 
> features:
> Paul Guffman, Dr. - Roy Francis, Bass. - Harry Sheppard, Vibs. - 
> Claude
> Hopkins, Piano. - Coleman Hawkins, Tenor. and Sol Yaged, Clarinet & 
> Leader.
> This group really swings on "Love Me Or Leave Me" - "I'll Never Be 
> The
> Same" - "I Would Do Most Anything For You" - "Blues" in Ab - and 
> features
> Coleman Hawkins on "I Can't Get Started".  (And others).
> After this long introduction to you, I was wondering if you can 
> recall any
> info on any of these "Artists".  I know Harry Sheppard personally, 
> and have
> played with him here in Houston several times.  Are any of the 
> others still
> living, and playing anywhere that you know of.  Any info would be
> appreciated, as I know you have a vast knowledge of music and 
> musicians.
> Regards, Benny.............

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