[Dixielandjazz] Thailand - The King of Swing

Steve barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Tue Jun 13 08:08:29 PDT 2006

Richard Stevens at richard at thejazzfactory.net wrote:

> HI All,
> A mate of mine, Lachie Thompson (a fine Australian reeds man) has in the
> past spent time with the King showing him some jazz licks.  Lachie was
> stationed in Thailand for a while and along with other expats produced a
> number of events there already. There was a band sent there from Melbourne
> earlier this year for a week's work. The only place one could find in
> Thailand playing OKOM is possibly in Bangkok. Most of the tourist areas have
> duos doing weird "covers" or elaborate shows featuring one of Thailand's
> cultural delights............ Boy-girls!

That could be part of the Dixieland presentation. Lots of sexy songs out
there to weave around those aspects of Thailand culture that seem to delight
planeloads of tourists from around the world. :-) VBG

Songs like "I Want A Little Girl", perhaps?


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