[Dixielandjazz] Wild Bill Davison Art Hodes & John Petters videos on You Tube

John Petters jdpetters at btinternet.com
Wed Oct 11 09:59:27 PDT 2006

Greetings Folks,
I have uploaded to You Tube some video clips of my band over the years.

Perhaps the most interesting will be ‘Runnin’ Wild’ from the Legends of 
American Dixieland Tour in May 1989 with Wild Bill Davison (aged 83) and 
  Art Hodes (aged 85). I was a lot slimmer in those days! The gig was at 
Norwich at the Labour Club and both the Americans were in sparkling form 
with Bill blowing a superb two chorus solo. Art’s distinctive rolling 
piano can be heard throughout driving the band along. The other 
musicians were Campbell Burnap, trombone, Dave Bailey, clarinet and 
Keith Donald, bass.  The link is

 From our 2005 William Skespeare Festival at the Stratford Moat House 
Hotel is ‘I Found A New Baby’ featuring young Allen Beechey, Wild Bill 
influenced, Heather Birt, bass, Trevor Whiting, soprano sax and Martin 
Litton, piano. This was from our set  dedicated to Bill and Bechet. The 
link is

 From our regular Harlow venue, St John’s Arts Centre is a clip 
featuring the drummer on ‘That’s A Plenty, with Chez Chesterman, cornet, 
Trevor Whiting, Barry Palser, Keith Donald and Dave Moorwood/ The link is

and finally from the Scarborough Traditional Jazz & Swing Festival – the 
Benny Goodman set, is my solo from ‘I Want To Be Happy’, with Mark 
crooks & Nick Dawson. The link is

Comments welcome.

John Petters
Amateur Radio Station G3YPZ

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