[Dixielandjazz] Buglin Sam/ Kress Horns

D and R Hardie darnhard at ozemail.com.au
Wed Jan 3 13:48:58 PST 2007

Dear Martin
  I'm  sure you are right. I expected it to sound on record like the  
shorter more conical British one I played here and found it sounded 
much like a trumpet to my ears.
best wishes
  Dan Hardie
On Wednesday, January 3, 2007, at 12:16  PM, mmckay wrote:

> I'm sure it was a regular military bugle.  I played one with the Boy 
> Scouts.
> There was nothing special about it.
> Martin McKay (Designated listener)
>   _____
> From: D and R Hardie [mailto:darnhard at ozemail.com.au]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2007 5:21 PM
> To: macjazz at se.rr.com
> Cc: 'Charles Suhor'; 'DJML mail list'; Lutemann at aol.com
> Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Buglin Sam/ Kress Horns
> Hi all,
> As Charles has pointed out Buglin' Sam was probably too young to have
> influenced Armstrong but for those interested there is a photo of him 
> on the
> waffle wagon in Rose and Souchon's New Orleans Jazz a Family Album. He
> played what looks like an ordinary US army bugle more like a trumpet 
> then
> the British Army one. The drawing of the Kress horn on the Coda 
> magazine
> website I referred to in a previous posting seems a bit exaggerated 
> but it
> does give the general idea.
> regards
> Dan Hardie
> http://tinyurl.com/nqaup
> On Wednesday, January 3, 2007, at 01:11 AM, mmckay wrote:
> I also grew up with the Waffle man who used to come by my elementary 
> school
> and would hit a few licks. My folks (who were # 1 Sharkey fans) took me
> down to hear him several times.
> He recorded with several of the New Orleans groups. Lords puts him with
> Tony Almerico (Dot 15080) and Dixieland 1007 & 8. with Sharkey (Cook 
> 10" LP
> 1181) Capitol H/T 367, Capitol 2329. Under his own name on Cap 793 and 
> on
> the Dixieland Jubilee label with George Girard DJ 502. There are 
> several
> more, but those are all in my library and pretty much still in 
> circulation.
> Martin McKay (Designated listener)
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