Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Stars & Stripes
Robert S. Ringwald
robert at ringwald.com
Fri Jul 9 08:14:52 PDT 2004
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Subject: Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Stars & Stripes
> RE: ...on the sound track was "Stars & Stripes forever" done as
> a piano solo. I ;ve heard this before and I'm sure it must be James P
> Johnson, Don Lambert or Willie the Lion.
> Not necessarily. I have a piano solo recording of The Stars and Stripes
> Forever by Eubie Blake done in 1897.
BR- I doubt if it was recorded in 1897.
By the way, a great CD for that kind of
> offbeat ragtime entertainment is A Century Of Ragtime, 1897-1997. But
> there's even more good news. You can also do what I did. Get a lead sheet
> and chords) and you can do your own piano arrangement. The sheet I have
> the outline for all the sections in entire piece, including the great
> introductory section; putting it into your own arrangement is really
> The fakebook I got mine from is: FakeBook of the World's Favorite Songs,
> Leonard, 1990. That fake book also has a ton of some great old standards.
> Dan (piano fingers) Spink
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