[Dixielandjazz] Pee Wee Russell Memorial Stomp and an Anecdote

Bill Haesler bhaesler at bigpond.net.au
Fri Feb 23 15:51:32 PST 2007

> Pee Wee Anecdote: (From Condon's Book We Called It Music) About a steady gig
in Chicago where they played till 4 AM. Condon, MacPartland, Brunies, Russell,
Sullivan. Circa late 1940 and early 1941, I think. Not sure who the drummer was.
> "Kurtzman borrowed his (Josh Billings) car and drove................etc.<

Sorry about this Steve,
But you answered your own query.
Josh Billings was the drummer (who also played suitcase).
Kind regards,


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