[Dixielandjazz] Great pianists
stridepiano at tesco.net
Tue Apr 13 09:13:01 PDT 2004
Many thanks Bob, of course I shall be happy to reimburse any costs involved.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert S. Ringwald" <robert at ringwald.com>
To: "DJML" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Monday, April 12, 2004 11:21 PM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Great pianists
> I'll see what I can do about getting you a copy.
> Johnny wrote one arrangement of it for he & Dick Hyman to play. It was a
> piano arrangement. When Dick got to the Sacramento Jubilee, we found out
> that he hadn't understood that it was to be an arrangement. Dick hadn't
> learned it note for note. Thus, it was not done at that time.
> At a later Jubilee, Andrew Fielding & Jim Turner performed the song as a
> It is a real tour de force. It was written for Fred Harding who was a
> high-powered attorney in the Los Angeles area & a huge fan of Guarneri's.
> believe that Johnny did record the song.
> Incidentally, Johnny wrote a tune for me called "Raggedy Bob". It is
> certainly not a tour de force, but is a good rag. I am very honored to
> been Johnny's friend & to have had him write a song for me.
> robert at ringwald.com
> Placerville, CA USA
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