[Dixielandjazz] Uncle Yoke's Black Dog Jazz Band
TinPanAlleyCat at cox.net
Sat Jan 8 10:33:12 PST 2005
Bob Draga was not one of the original Black Dogs -- it was Jim Buchman
followed by David Poe and now it's Terry Meyers. You're probably thinking of
the very funny Draga/Vax connection when Steve Yocum, Mike Vax and Bob Draga
were one line -- and was THAT a fun showband! They were great too!
The original lineup for Yoke's Black Dogs was: Steve Yocum on trombone,
Davy Jones on cornet, Jim Buchmann on clarinet and saxes, Ed Metz Jr. on
drums, Bob Leary on banjo and guitar, Dave Gannett on tuba, and Tom Hook on
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert S. Ringwald" <robert at ringwald.com>
To: "DJML" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2005 10:19 AM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Uncle Yoke's Black Dog Jazz Band
> Tuba is probably Dave Gannett. Drums, Eddie Mets Jr. Piano Tom Hook,
> clarinet Bob Draga.
> Can't think of the others right now.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Haesler" <bhaesler at bigpond.net.au>
> To: "dixieland jazz mail list" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
> Sent: Friday, January 07, 2005 10:46 PM
> Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Uncle Yoke's Black Dog Jazz Band
> > Friends,
> > A dear mate in Melbourne, Oz, has (very naughtily) sent me two copy CDs
> > 'Uncle Yoke's Black Dog Jazz Band'.
> > But no details.
> > An entertaining and very good band, which I can imagine having some very
> > devoted festival fans.
> > I gather that Uncle Yoke is trombonist Steve Yocum.
> > There is also an excellent drummer and a fine tuba player.
> > A Google search revealed practically nothing.
> > CD 1 starts with Jelly Roll Morton's "Fussy Mabel".
> > The other opens with Jelly's "Georgia Swing".
> > Both have 12 tracks.
> > Help!
> > Personnel, dates, full tune list (I have worked out most of them), where
> > were the CDs 'pinched' from, history of the band.
> > Kind regards,
> > Bill.
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