[Dixielandjazz] Nob Hill Gang

David Richoux tubaman at batnet.com
Mon Nov 1 22:51:30 PST 2004

On Nov 1, 2004, at 9:08 PM, Robert S. Ringwald wrote:

> snip
> After they left the Fairmont, Turk Murphy had the band there for a 
> while until his death.  Then the leader of the Royal Society Jazz Band 
> (can't remember his name) had a 6 piece band there for a while.  I 
> subbed with them one weekend.
that would be Don Neely's Royal Society 6 - they released a very nice 
CD, and the Royal Society Jazz Orchestra have had a great series of 
recordings and performances in the style of the early Paul Whiteman, 
Ellington, Henderson and other pre-swing era large bands.  much more at 

I was a sub on tuba with them a few times and it was great fun!

Dave Richoux

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