[Dixielandjazz] Sacramento comments

Bob Romans cellblk7 at comcast.net
Fri Jun 3 15:31:18 PDT 2005

Thanks, Bob....
Just wondering how Maria Muldaur did...did anyone catch her performance?
Did she sing "Midnight at The Oasis"?   
Warm regards,
Bob Romans
Cell Block 7 Jazz Band
1617 Lakeshore Dr.
Lodi, Ca. 95242
Cell 209-747-1148
Because I play trumpet, I envy no one.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Shoring" <bobshoring at california.com>
To: <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005 10:50 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Re: Sacramento comments

>I was in Sacramento from the parade to the closing ceremony.  Sure heard 
> some outstanding bands, some for the first time and some that I always 
> come to hear.  But like at least one other DJML'er, I did find 
> scheduling more difficult than in previous years.  Due to logistics, I 
> more often found myself listening to a band I didn't really want to hear 
> just so that I'd be in the right place and have a seat for a band I 
> didn't want to miss. 
> Saturday morning and mid-day, there was quite a line of people waiting 
> to get in the Holiday Inn Ballroom, which had several great bands.  
> Titan Hot 7 really impressed me.  I went to one outstanding set with the 
> great Jim Cullum band in Old Town and wondered why there were still a 
> good number of empty seats.  I was pleased that Bob Jackson (trumpet) is 
> back with the Grand Dominion Jazz Band after an absence of several 
> years.  I thought that band sounded better than ever.
> Great festival, but I do wish they could group more of the truly trad 
> bands together, so that we'd waste less time crisscrossing the area.
> Regards,
> Bob
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