[Dixielandjazz] Thoughts on Yerba Buena

Beth Villanyi bethv at portafortuna.com
Thu Oct 14 12:26:00 PDT 2004

Or, it's possible the band's name refers to Yerba Buena Island, still very 
much in existence. But I doubt it. My guess is for the plant.

Any thoughts of having a DJML F2F at the "tea dance"? I have my tickets 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Augustine" <ds.augustine at mail.utexas.edu>
To: "DJML" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 9:34 AM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Thoughts on Yerba Buena

---> snip
>     Buchanan also notes (page 59) that "Bob Helm had come up with the name 
> Yerba Buena Jazz Band....".  And perhaps Helm knew that San Francisco was 
> once named Yerba Buena, so that the band's name refers to the old name for 
> the city, not to the plant.
>     Wouldn't it be nice, and appropriate, if the Lu Watters tribute 
> included some Yerba Buena tea?
>     Dan

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