[Dixielandjazz] Thoughts on Yerba Buena

Bob Romans cellblk7 at comcast.net
Thu Oct 14 13:11:43 PDT 2004

A F2F? Sure...I'll be there with my wife and another couple!
Warm regards,
Bob Romans
Cell Block 7 Jazz Band
1617 Lakeshore Dr.,
Lodi, Ca. 95242
Cell 747-1148
Because I play trumpet, I envy no man!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Beth Villanyi" <bethv at portafortuna.com>
To: "Dixieland Jazz ML" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 12:26 PM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Thoughts on Yerba Buena

> 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 
> already.
> Beth
> ----- 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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