[Dixielandjazz] Roswell Rudd

Steve barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 10 17:57:53 PDT 2004

Who remembers Roswell Rudd? One of the great, young OKOM trombonists of the
1950s and 1960s in New York City, and at Yale University. Ever the
experimenter, he went on to more modern musical forms. Below is a press
release about his activities this coming Friday, October 15.

He and I worked together with trumpeter Jack Fine and a great rhythm section
at the Cinderella Club in Greenwich Village back then. You can bet the farm
that he will use slide smears and other OKOM devices even with this eclectic

I would drive the 120 miles up there to see this performance if I wasn't
gigging with Tex Wyndham in Delaware the same evening. Go Roswell!!!

Steve Barbone

Friday, October 15th  9:30 PM at the new Rubin Museum of Art
(The only museum in the world dedicated to the art of the Himalayas, as well
as bordering areas such as Mongolia.)
150 West 17th Street (at 7th Avenue)
212 620 - 5000  X 344
Tickets $20.

Premiere Performance

Reservations:  reservations at rmanyc.org

A wonderful new collaboration with an outstanding ensemble of Mongolian
musicians featuring
Roswell Rudd-Trombone
Badma Handa-singer
Battuvshin Baldantseren-flutist, horse head bassist, throat singer
Dmitry Ayurov-horse head fiddle
Valentina Namdykova-zither
Kermen Kalyaeva-dulcimer

Eternal freshness of these beautiful. open pentatonic melodies, both from
the traditional Mongolian repertoire as well as new compositions by Roswell
Rudd , provide an unique acoustical flavor - very accessible, very old, very
modern. The Mongolian instruments and the trombone create a sound that is
the ideal acoustic realization of these Central Asian colors.

They will remind the listener of American folk music and aspects of the

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