[Dixielandjazz] time signatures

Bill Haesler bhaesler at bigpond.net.au
Sat Jun 30 17:45:09 PDT 2007

> Several times I heard the great pianist Johnny Guarnieri play both 
> "Lover"
> and "The Maple Leaf Rag" in 5/4 time.  Now, that was an experience!

Dear Bob,
He does it on the Taz Jaz TJZ-1001 LP 'Superstride' along with 3/4 ala 
Tatum and some 4/4 stride.
And several keys.
Recorded  in CA July 1976.
Unfortunately he does not appear to  have ever recorded a version of 
"Maple Leaf Rag", which surprises me.
Perhaps not.
Kind regards,

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