[Dixielandjazz] Woody Herman's Caldonia

David Richoux tubaman at tubatoast.com
Tue Jan 30 11:34:07 PST 2007

Bill Chase had an interesting history - one of the original "jazz- 
rock" band leaders (Chase), but he died at age 40 in 1974.
I still have at least one of of his LPs.

There is a tribute site at http://www.great-music.net/story.html

Dave Richoux

On Jan 30, 2007, at 9:57 AM, Steve Barbone wrote:

> on 1/30/07 12:29 PM, Ron Wheeler at ronald_wheeler at bellsouth.net  
> wrote:
>> Close, but only a cigarillo this time, Steve.  Woody's blazing sax  
>> player
>> was Sal Nistico, not Hal Nestico.  I caught them on tour in  
>> Casablanca,
>> Morocco about 1965.  He had a trumpet player in those days named  
>> Bill Chase
>> who would give Maynard a run for his money on the top end.  Had to  
>> wear his
>> collar open to allow for the swelling in his neck.  Like Dizzy's  
>> cheeks.

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