[Dixielandjazz] Review of Anne Davison video

Jim Denham james at jiming.demon.co.uk
Mon Mar 10 01:50:35 PST 2003

In message <10d.2118ed1e.2b9d31de at aol.com>, GWW174 at aol.com writes
>Last night I saw the Anne Davison (wife of Wild Bill) video.. Lot's of good,
>fun information about life as jazz player in the 40's and 50's.... particularly
>were interesting stories about Condon's in NY.  Anne (IMHO) was a very
>gracious and CLASSY lady who accomplished miraclse in preserving a
>jazz treasure - Wild Bill.  Sorry we lost her last year.  She deserves lot's of
>recognition and credit.
>Some great stories... some good music from Codon's ... just plain
>Gordon of Northridge
>PS - I have always thought that someone sitting down and interviewing the
>"old-timers" of jazz and capturing the stories and day-to-day antecdotes of
>"life as a jazz musician" in that era, would make for an interesting
>book/video.... These stories must abound in the musician lounges on the
>festival circuit.  Someone better get busy before it is too late.
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She certainly was a classy lady and -as you say - she kept William alive for at
least an extra ten years.

Where does one get the video (in Brit format) from?
Jim Denham

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