[Dixielandjazz] Scored Solos
cellblk7 at comcast.net
Tue Jul 27 14:47:46 PDT 2004
I heard the TD ghost band do "I Can't Get Started" at Elitch Gardens in
Denver, 1953. Five trumpets...someone gave the band a $10 tip if they would
play it three times in a row...they did! I was in HEAVEN!!!
Cell Block 7
"Because I play trumpet, I envy no man!"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Harold Smith" <s3856lpa at webtv.net>
To: <Dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2004 1:57 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Scored Solos
> I can recall two scored solos for big band:
> 1: The Berigan solo on "Marie" has been scored for 4 or 5 trumpets, and
> has been played by the Tommy Dorsey "ghost" bands. Heard it about 15-20
> years ago at a dance in Whitewater, Wisconsin.
> 2: A 1948 Woody Herman Orchestra recording on Columbia, "I've Got News
> For You", has the whole sax section playing one of the Charley Parker
> solos for one chorus. Very well-played, and exciting.
> regards, Harold Smith
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