[Dixielandjazz] re ykom -- AZ Classic Jazz Festival
Robert S. Ringwald
robert at ringwald.com
Fri Nov 5 13:26:46 PST 2004
Since Dee mintz is not a member of DJML, with her permission, I am posting
her answer to Tom Wiggins message regarding the AZ Classic Jazz Festival.
--Bob (Live in Arizona) Ringwald
The Boondockers (Jazz and Comedy)
----- Original Message -----
From: <Im2jazzed at aol.com>
To: <TCASHWIGG at aol.com>; <Robert at Ringwald.Com>; <ALSINGERPRESENTS at aol.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2004 11:49 AM
Subject: re ykom
> Seems like the OKOM pattern of private social clubs members are a closer
> group than even some would think.
> Many of them are headed out for Arizona this weekend when the San
> Jazz Festival has scheduled some OKOM. I guess they would rather sit at
> cafeteria style tables in Elks clubs or the round banquet tables or
> in Hotel Ballrooms than to go to a luxurious facility like the Davies
> Hall which will feature a Fats Waller Tribute this weekend. Also on the
> are Jay McShann, Dick Hyman, and a host of other great artists considered
> the writer as Traditional Jazz.
> I guess we won't have a F2F at Davies Symphony huh? Well maybe I could
> a mirror and have one. :))
> Perhaps this is just one of those festivals that is so crowded hardly
> goes anymore.
> Tom Wiggins
> hey..Tom..Im not particularly in harmony with your writings to the
> FIRST OF ALL..the San Marcos Resort is a lovely FIRST CLASS resort...have
> you ever been there? I doubt it...there is a beautiful theatre at the
> AND...I really do not think that you are 'qualified' to critique this
> festival at all...
> This person takes a step back when ANYONE mutters 'stuff' about OTHER
> festivals...THERE ARE ENOUGH FESTIVALS all over the world.....YOU like
> what YOU
> like ,,,,and others OTHERS like what THEY like....
> its that same old story..of...one person likes porter house..and the other
> likes top sirloin..WELL steak IS steak after all... same with JAZZ... and
> festival goers~~!!
> AS FOR denegrating the ARIZONA CLASSIC JAZZ FESTIVAL...poo poo on
> at the ARIZONA CLASSIC JAZZ FESTIVAL ...world class musicians John
> Sheridan, Allan Vache', Phil Flanigan, and Jeff Hamilton. are just A FEW
> of the
> wonderful musicians on our lineup...
> AND TELL ME MR WIGGINS... does the festival you are going to...have a FREE
> VENUE TO THE PUBLIC...for those who just want a 'taste' of some great
> and..by the way..for you information...my name is Deanna Mintz...I have
> involved in this jazz scene...DIXIELAND, CLASSIC, TRADITIONAL...call it
> YOU WISH...however..I LOVE JAZZ...just JAZZ... since the very
> arly -1980's
> and...I may add that I am the co ordinator of the ARIZONA CLASSIC JAZZ
> SOOO dont go slammin JAZZ ...any JAZZ....
> shame on you!!!
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