[Dixielandjazz] "Tenderly" (was Celestially Beautiful)

David Richoux tubaman at tubatoast.com
Mon Jun 4 07:22:09 PDT 2007

Spell check fault, on the 'smiley/smily' thing, but Don's performance  
of Tenderly on Bass Drum is well known in certain Norther California  
circles. I can recall many performances that had people on their feet!

(heading for the door ;-)

Dave R

On Jun 4, 2007, at 12:29 AM, Bill Haesler wrote:

>> The only better version of that tune I have heard is done as a  
>> vocal with self-accompanied solo by the bass drummer of the Los  
>> Trancos Woods Community Marching Band, Smiley Nelson.
>> (Smily has also been a part of the Washboard-o-Rama at Sacto for  
>> many years.)
> Dear Dave,
> If I didn't know you better I, as an alien from DownUnder, would  
> assume that you were putting us on.
> I did note your 'smiley/smily'.
> Kind regards,
> Bill.

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