Bob Wills at 100 LOST WEEKEND concert March 15, 2005
Robert S. Ringwald
robert at ringwald.com
Fri Mar 11 15:58:57 PST 2005
Note some of the fine jazz players in this group.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Burnham" <dbmusic at sonnet.com>
To: "Don Burnham" <don at donburnham.com>
Sent: Friday, March 11, 2005 1:29 PM
Subject: Bob Wills at 100 LOST WEEKEND concert March 15, 2005
> Dear Western Swing fans, friends, musicians:
> We watched and were inspired by the historic footage of Bob Wills,
> Tommy Duncan, Joaquin Murphey, Tex Williams and all the other great
> Western Swing pioneers - thanks to Steve Hathaway's great film screening
> on March 1st.
> We listened to Dr. Charles Townsend, biographer of Bob Wills, expound
> on Wills' musical style and his place in the pantheon of swing greats on
> March 8th.
> Now it is time for some great Western Swing music to celebrate Bob Wills
> at 100!
> If you are not attending the amazing double-bill at the Paramount next
> Tuesday (Boby Dylan and Merle Haggard -- sold out at 45 to 65
> I heartily encourage you to come to the Bob Wills at 100 Concert at San
> Francisco State University - the very same evening (much more modestly
> priced I might add).
> DATE: Tuesday, March 15
> DOWNBEAT: 7:30 PM
> Open to the public!!
> For this special Bob Wills tribute show, here is the LW lineup:
> Paul Anastasio - Fiddle
> Bobby Black - Steel Guitar, Vocals
> Don Burnham - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Bandleader
> Melissa Collard - Featured Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar
> Mark Holzinger - Lead Guitar
> Bing Nathan - Bass
> Doug Harman - Piano
> Dan Barrett - Trombone
> Jim Rothermel - Clarinet, Saxophone, and Harmonica
> John Brinck - Drums
> Bob Schulz - Cornet, Vocals
> Here's the link to SFSU Arts and Lectures website:
> Please come out and enjoy the Far West's premier cowboy jazz
> band in this special Bob Wills celebration. Please DO FORWARD this
> message to all friends of Western Swing. Thanks - I do hope to see you
> on Tuesday at SF State!
> don at donburnham.com
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