[Dixielandjazz] Re: Joe Ashworth news

Robert S. Ringwald ringwald at calweb.com
Tue Mar 2 15:05:50 PST 2004

 This from Les Deutsch, former pianist with the Hot Frogs.  

> I spoke with Dottie again yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.  She says 
> that Joes funeral will be a small family affair.  This was Joe's wish.
> She likes the idea of a memorial concert and requests that Bill 
> Donohoe organize the event.  Bill has known Joe longer than me (by a 
> long shot) and probably as long as most of you.  Dottie requests that 
> the event be in Southern California.  I should probably work with 
> Phil Kirk to identify a location that is both convenient to major 
> airports and large enough for the expected number of people.
> Bill is off to a much-deserved vacation in Mexico so the planning 
> will have to wait a few weeks.  This is just as well because Dottie 
> is in no shape to think about this right now.
> Les

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