[Dixielandjazz] OKOM bands on TV in the 1950s/1960s?

David Richoux tubaman at tubatoast.com
Sun Sep 25 20:37:50 PDT 2005


I remember your posting of those performances - thanks for the memory 
Were there other bands performances from that era that have been saved?

I have several DVDs of movies & short subjects from jazz bands from the 
30s and 40s but I have not seen anything from later years.

Dave Richoux

On Sep 25, 2005, at 8:00 PM, Mike Marois wrote:

> Good Evening David et al;
> I've posted three appearances of my Uncles' band on the Ed Sullivan 
> show
> from the 1950's up on http://www.TheDukesofDixieland.com .  I've 
> recently
> scored a copy of "Championship Jazz" from 1962 in which the Dukes'
> "competed" against a group the Gene Krupa. If I can get the right
> compression, I'll try to put some of that up on our site also.  There 
> was
> also those Timex Jazz Hours that were in the 1950's.  The 50's and 
> 60's were
> great times for the telecasting of Dixieland Jazz to the people, these 
> days
> it's just that MTV and VH1 noise.
> Mike
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dixielandjazz-bounces at ml.islandnet.com
> [mailto:dixielandjazz-bounces at ml.islandnet.com] On Behalf Of David 
> Richoux
> Sent: Saturday, September 24, 2005 11:33 PM
> To: DJML Jazz
> Subject: SPAM-LOW: [Dixielandjazz] OKOM bands on TV in the 
> 1950s/1960s? (was
> Re: Bill Chase)
> Dave Bargeron has also been doing some amazing modern tuba duet
> recordings with Michel Godard - taking jazz tuba in many different
> directions. I see at his website http://www.davebargeron.com he was an
> original member of Substructure/Gravity back in 1968 - it may have been
> his connections with B S &T that got them on to a mainstream TV show.
> Bringing this back to a more DJML inclusive topic - I am trying to
> remember (from my childhood) how often OKOM/ Trad Jazz bands made it to
> major TV shows in the  1950s and early 1960s - the height of the trad
> revival in the US and other countries. I can remember seeing some Louis
> Armstrong and Louie Prima /Sam Butera, a few other bands  on the Ed
> Sullivan Show, the Spike Jones program, and some Pete Fountain on
> Lawrence Welk shows but after that I draw a blank.
> Anybody have some others?
> Dave Richoux
> On Sep 24, 2005, at 8:34 PM, Hal Vickery wrote:

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