[Dixielandjazz] Celebrity thread
mikedurham_jazz at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 30 01:14:11 PST 2003
There's a movie clip of Bing playing drums (actually, drumming on all the
instruments, counter-tops, cabinets etc. in a pawnshop) and he is pretty hot
>From: Steven Holzer <slholzer at iquest.net>
>To: Dave Hanson <jazzdude at bellsouth.net>
>CC: DJML <Dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
>Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Celebrity thread
>Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2003 16:19:55 -0500
>Surprisingly, no one has mentioned George Segal, actor and sometimes banjo
>player with credits in the Beverly Hills Unlisted Jazz Band. On the more
>obscure side, I seem to recall that Phyllis Diller once played flute with
>Henry Mancini on a tv show and that Bing Crosby may have had a go att he
>drums a few times.
>Dave Hanson wrote:
>>Woody Allen has been mentioned here on the DJML for playing
>>clarinet(actor, producer, director, comedy writer, Academy Award winner)
>>Anyway it brings back some memories about some other celebrities that I
>>recall playing instruments as well as other activities.. A few that come
>>to mind are Maury Wills (banjo, baseball player), George Segal (banjo,
>>actor, Academy award winner),Dudley Moore (jazz pianist, comedian, movie
>>credits?),Hal Linden (clarinet, actor, TV sitcom). Jack Sheldon ( trumpet,
>>actor, comic, TV personality) Ozzie Nelson( big band leader, TV star),
>>Kevin Bacon (rocker, actor), Harry Connick( actor, pianist, singer, song
>>writer) who could forget Steve Allen ? ! I'm sure there are many more, but
>>I find the thread interesting.
>>Perhaps we can think of others.......
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