[Dixielandjazz] Sacramento E-News
Robert S. Ringwald
robert at ringwald.com
Wed Oct 4 05:02:37 PDT 2006
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OCTOBER 2006 News from
the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society
IN THIS ISSUE:
-- SacBee Article on Jubilee - 9/29/06
-- Jubilee 2007 Update
-- Crab Feed Fundraiser for STJS
-- Upcoming "Jazz Sunday" Guests
-- STJS Office Hours
-- Music Lesson Awards
-- Special Jazz Events in Sacramento
-- Brain Teaser
To read the latest news & messages from Exec. Director Jill Harper
and STJS Pres. Bob Williams, click here:
SAC BEE ARTICLE ON THE JUBILEE
R.E. Graswich wrote an article based on his interview with Jill Harper about
2007 Sac. Jazz Jubilee. If you don't have your paper from Fri., Sept. 29,
can view the article online at sacbee.com
JUBILEE 2007 UPDATE
Jubilee promo paper is in process and will be out by November 1st.
Jubilee lineup is almost complete. There are some exciting new bands: Lost
(popular Western Swing from Bay Area); High Street Jazz Band, Club 7, After
N?Awlins Gumbo Kings, New Orleans Ale Stars (Simon Stribling), Moonlight
(Glenn Miller cover band),
and two blues bands: Nightcry, and Kathleen Cairns w/Tattoo Blue.
TheJubilee Web page is under construction and progressing nicely.
Enrollment has begun for 2007 Jubilee Boosters. See the Boosters page for
and download the enrollment form.
May 25-28, 2007, Memorial Day Weekend. Sounds Like Fun!
CRAB FEED FUNDRAISER for STJS
Sat., Jan. 27, 2007 -- All-you-can-eat dinner, auction, and jazz! $35,
Country Club Lanes (upstairs banquet room). Now seeking volunteers to help
Donations needed for auction.
UPCOMING "JAZZ SUNDAY" GUESTS and EVENTS
2nd SUN. each month, Noon-5 pm., at the Dante Club in Sac.
For Jazz Sunday details and directions, visit:
Oct. 8 -- Scott Anthony, banjo/guitar player ? San Francisco, CA
Nov. 12 -- Lena Seikaly, vocals ? Falls Church, VA
Dec. 10 -- Royal Society Jazz Orchestra ? San Francisco, CA
Jan. 14 -- Annual ?Rent Party? with 15 Sac.-area bands
Feb. 10 -- Trad. Jazz Youth Band Fest. at Sac. State, Capistrano Hall
Feb. 11 -- Bob Schulz & Bob Draga, cornet & clarinet ? S.F. & FL
Mar. 11 -- John Reynolds, guitar ? Los Angeles, CA
Apr. 15 -- John Cocuzzi, vibes/piano/drums ? Richmond, VA
NOTE this is the 3rd Sunday since Easter falls on the 2nd Sun., April 8th.
STJS OFFICE HOURS
Starting Nov. 1, the STJS office will again be open five days a week, M-F.
MUSIC LESSON AWARDS
Applications due Oct. 31 to Elinor Hackett. Click here for info:
SPECIAL JAZZ EVENTS IN SACRAMENTO
STJS focuses a lot on education, but also wants to promote live jazz.
Here is what some of our musician members are doing this month:
TONIGHT, Oct. 4 -- Jamie Davis and Sac. Jazz Connection Big Band,
KXJZ's FREE concert at Waterfront Park in Old Sac (Front & L St.); 6-8.pm
Fri., Oct. 6 -- Vivian Lee Qrt., Piatti Ctyd., 571 Pavilions Ln.;
Sat., Oct. 7 -- Vivian Lee Qrt, Head Hunters, 20th & K, Sac.; 7-10pm
Sun., Oct. 8 -- Shelley Burns & Aaron Garner, Earl Grey Manor Tea Salon
916 2nd Street, Old Sac.; 2-4pm
Wed., Oct. 18 -- Impromptu trio, Gönül's Cafe, 3839 J St.; 6-9pm
Fri., Oct. 20 -- Vibraphonist John Cocuzzi with Vince Bartels Quartet,
including Mike McMullen and Shelley Denny; Head Hunters, 20th & K; 9-11:30pm
Fri., Nov. 3 -- Jason Wanner & Bill Bua, Java City Loehmann?s Plaza; 8-10pm
Q: This early-1900s child prodigy on clarinet and sop. sax, ______ ______,
by some of the top bands in New Orleans before moving to Chicago in 1917.
Europe with Louis Mitchell's Jazz Kings, he returned to the U.S. and made
debut in 1923 with pianist/composer ________ ________ and appeared on
his records, including a classic session with the Clarence Williams ____
Louis Armstrong, whom he knew as a child in New Orleans. He played in an
of Duke Ellington's _______________ but never recorded with them. From 1925
Bechet lived and played in Europe. While in Paris, Bechet got into a dispute
another musician, a gun fight broke out, and Bechet spent ___ year(s) in a
jail. In 1938, he had a
hit record with "__________." In the 40s, he worked regularly in New York
with _____ ______. Bechet returned to _____ in 1952 and recorded hit records
rivaled the sales of pop stars. He was one of the great soloists in jazz
A: 1) Sidney Bechet. 2) Clarence Williams. 3) Blue Five. 4) Washingtonians.
5) "Summertime." 6) Eddie Condon. 7) France.
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