[Dixielandjazz] Al Hirt: Not jazz?
Robert S. Ringwald
robert at ringwald.com
Tue Jan 23 11:33:40 PST 2007
What a bunch of BS. Al Hirt was a great Jazz musician. So he had
phenomenal technique and had some pop hits in the 60s. That did not make
him "Not a Jazz musicians."
Sometimes I wonder...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fr M J (Mike) Logsdon" <mjl at ix.netcom.com>
To: <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 11:08 AM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Al Hirt: Not jazz?
> This, from a blurb from a new Hirt CD
> "This CD assembles selections from Al Hirt's four-decade career and
> celebrates the joy in music. Al Hirt was an insturmental pop phenomenon
> during the 60's - a pop, commercial musician, and had a succesful format.
> He is not a jazz trumpet and never was a jazz trumpet."
> Maybe not ONLY jazz, but not jazz at all? Would Mr Hirt agree with this?,
> Fr M J (Mike) Logsdon, Vicar-general
> North American Old Roman Catholic Church (Utrecht Succession)
> Archdiocese of California
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