[Dixielandjazz] Teddy Buckner

Robert Newman bobngaye at surewest.net
Mon Nov 15 17:19:05 PST 2004

Matty Matlock is also in one nightclub scene, playing clarinet.

Bob Newman

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From: "dingle" <dingle at baldwin-net.com>
To: "James Kashishian" <jim at kashprod.com>
Cc: <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 4:32 PM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Teddy Buckner

> James Kashishian wrote:
>>Bob Romans wrote:
>>In the early sixties a friend of mine and I used to go to a restaurant in
>>West Covina, California, and listen to Teddy Buckner and his band.
>>I understand he was in the movie, "The Five Penny's", along with Satchmo.
>>I've mentioned before that I spent 3 nites a week in the Beverly Caverns 
>>Los Angeles in the late 50's listening to Teddy Buckner.  The other 4 
>>I was busy with our "young band" playing at the Roug et Noir in Seal Beach
>>(the South Frisco).
>>Teddy was a fantastic horn man, an excellent band leader & entertainer. 
>>was extremely friendly with everyone around him, including his band 
>>Great memories!  I picked up a lot of ideas from him, both commercially &
>>Yes, he was in Five Pennies, and was often used in films when they 
>>afford Satchmo (Teddy looked a bit like him).
>>Good to see his name mentioned again.
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> Jean and I used to go to the West Covina Bowl -- a lounge room in back of 
> the bowling alley/ A dark red wall color and yellow lights -- hard to 
> photograph against, but I did and have somewhere in my files a couple 
> "moody" shots I made of this gentle and giving man. I too am glad to see 
> him remembered here. By the way, if you have a copy of the Pete Kelly's 
> Blues" movie you, will also see Teddy in the opening scene N.O. Funeral. 
> Also in the shot was Freddie Kohlman though you have to look quick and 
> hard to spot him. Worked with Freddie for over two years at Jazz Ltd. in 
> Chicago '63-'65 before he went back to N.O. and was replaced by Barrett 
> Deems.
> Don Ingle
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