[Dixielandjazz] High Profile California Gig Alert

Len Nielsen lennielsen at telus.net
Thu Jan 13 14:28:51 PST 2005

Hi Tom

That sounds like a party that should bring much attention to New Orleans 

I am sure, knowing you from this DJML, that you have already thought of 
the added impact you could bring to this event with some public media 
attention. An invitation to the public, who are sympathetic to the 
plight of the nurses specifically and health care in general, to bring 
their umbrellas, beautifully decorated or printed with slogans and join 
  you for a fun time of music and demonstration. If you could attract a 
big enough crowd the media coverage could make this the 'PARADE' of all 
New Orleans funeral parades.

The TV coverage would be seen by millions in California, alone.

Len Nielsen

TCASHWIGG at aol.com wrote:
> For all you Northern California folks that have wanted to see and hear Saint 
> Gabriel's Celestial Brass Band and never done so we would like to invite you 
> to do so :
> On Tuesday JAN, 18th 2005  IN Sacramento, California  12:00 Noon
> While we are doing this for the California Nurses Association we are 
> dedicating this Funeral to our fallen friends in Jazz, Jim Bebee, Bob Craven and of 
> course Ray Charles, and in their memories and to all the other fine Jazz 
> musicians who left us in the past year.   
> We will perform an Authentic New Orleans Jazz Funeral for the California 
> Nurses Association.    The Procession will start at the Sacramento Convention 
> Center and travel over to the State Capitol Building where we will lead the 
> Procession around the Capitol.
> The Nurses will carry Five Coffins to signify the burial of five important 
> bills by the Governor Terminator that have greatly affected the Nurses and 
> Health care for the citizens of California.  There will be 300 Nurses with 
> umbrellas in the second line procession as well.
> If you cannot attend the Funeral just watch the News and the State Newspapers 
> for the details and full coverage which is sure to follow.   
> Maybe, just Maybe this will move Saint Gabriel's Celestial Brass Band up to 
> position #499 on the waiting list of bands to be invited to play the Sacramento 
> Jubilee.  :))
> Come on out and enjoy the Show.   Maybe even SECOND LINE :))
> Tom Wiggins
> Saint Gabriel's Celestial Brass Band
> 1-925-952-4585
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