[Dixielandjazz] The Gin Bottle Seven

Snogpitch snogpitch at prodigy.net
Tue Jul 20 02:39:43 PDT 2004

He's living in Greater Cincinnati Ohio, but not playing.  Laura is the
contact for Hamilton's Little Chicago Jazz Society.

Back in December/November 2003 DJML had some discussion about a tribute
concert for the Gin Bottle Seven.  You may wish to look back on that
conversation for more goodies we talked about back then.

On 7/19/04 10:53 PM, "Don Robertson" <jdrobertson at att.net> wrote:

> A friend of mine has a tape he made from a commercial reel to reel tape
> of a band called "Carl Halen's Gin Bottle Seven".  Apparently this band
> played in the Cincinatti OH area in the '50's and recorded a couple of
> LP's on Riverside.  They sounded great, a good trad band (tuba and
> banjo).  I found one of their LP's on E-bay, a later one recorded in
> '57, with a bass sax instead of tuba.  Does anyone remember this band or
> know what became of Carl Halen, the leader and trumpet player?

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