[Dixielandjazz] jazz Bugle (was New Orleans 60+ years ago)
tubaman at batnet.com
Sat Jun 11 10:06:53 PDT 2005
Gene Maurice, the leader of "And That's Jazz" was a sailor on an escort
aircraft carrier in WW2 - he had his trumpet with him and played in a
unofficial shipboard band. He told me that one Christmas morning, at
0400 hours (4AM) he snuck onto the ship's intercom system and played
the loudest, jazziest version of reveille ever heard.
Even though everybody knew who did it, the Captain did not punish him
because it was Christmas, I guess...
On Jun 11, 2005, at 9:24 AM, Bob Romans wrote:
> Didn't Montgomery Clift play a jazz solo on a bugle in "From Here To
> Eternity" (Harry James, actually).
> Great movie, BTW!
> Warm regards,
> Bob Romans
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