[Dixielandjazz] Scored Solos

Bob Romans 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!!!
Bob Romans
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----- 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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