[Dixielandjazz] Uncle Yoke's Black Dog Jazz Band

rahberry at comcast.net rahberry at comcast.net
Sat Jan 8 10:48:31 PST 2005

Steve Yocum told me they broke up because they couldn't get along.  He said "We self-destructed."  
Rae Ann

> Listmates,
> Bob Ringwald wrote (regarding the sidemen in the Black Dog Jazz Band):
> >Tuba is probably Dave Gannett.  Drums, Eddie Mets Jr.  Piano Tom Hook, 
> >clarinet Bob Draga.
> Bob is correct with Gannett on tuba, Metz on drums and Hook on piano. But 
> the original clarinet player was Jim Buchmann. Buchmann was the first to 
> leave the band pretty early in their existence as a group and was replaced 
> by reedman David Poe.
> Does anyone know why this wildly successful band broke up when they were 
> still arguably the most popular band on the jazz circuit?
> Also, Dave Gannett (I believe) published some Black Dawg Jazz Band 
> newsletters which were witty and informative. There may have been as many as 
> five or six of these which the band sent out to fans. Does anyone happen to 
> have copies of them lying around anywhere? I'd be interested in looking at 
> them again.
> Cheers,
> Bill "loved them dawgs!" Gunter
> jazzboard at hotmail.com
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