[Dixielandjazz] Buffalo Ridge Jazz Band
David W. Littlefield
dwlit at cpcug.org
Sun Oct 10 21:13:24 PDT 2004
At 08:33 PM 10/10/2004 -0500, you wrote:
>I just returned from the Juvae Jazz Society concert by Buffalo Ridge
>Jazz Band. ... I especially enjoyed a tune called Golden Gate Stomp by
>Jim Mahlak (sp.)
>A good group and would highly recommend them. I hope we can have them
>back at a later date.
I first heard a few bits of "Golden Gate Stomp" when BRJB was fooling
around with it at the Logan washboard fest last year. I was grabbed by it,
and bought a CD that features Maihack's arrangements: "I'd rather lead a
band" by Golden Gate Rhythm Machine. Available from Jim and probably Bill
Gunter or Bob Ringwald can at least tell us where else.
I got Jim's permission to include the tune in my forthcoming "Dixieland FB
Vol. 2". He supplied a copy of the score, and I ended up with a 3-page lead
sheet. This tune is a significant, full-fledged composition in our music.
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