[Dixielandjazz] While we're speaking of Miff Mole, a question....
hvickery_80 at msn.com
Sun Aug 16 20:25:20 PDT 2009
I couldn't remember if Secrest was on that record. I could have been thinking of another record I liked. Do you know if Miff Mole made any records for Commodore in the '40s? That has popped into my mind, but that recollection could be as valid as the Secrest one.
> CC: dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com
> From: bhaesler at bigpond.net.au
> To: hvickery_80 at msn.com
> Subject: While we're speaking of Miff Mole, a question....
> Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 11:06:13 +1000
> Hal Vickery wrote:
> > Former Chicago jazz DJ Dick Buckley used to play a record from the
> > '40s that had Miff and (I think) Andy Secrest. The story was that
> > Miff was absolutely smashed by the time they recorded this
> > particular cut, but the solo is terrific. Anybody know the title/
> > label?
> Dear Hal,
> My files do not shown any Miff Mole/Andy Secrest recordings during the
> 1940s (or at any other time).
> If you discount Miff's time with the Paul Whiteman orch and the
> recordings with Whiteman's Bouncing Brass and Swing Wing alongside
> Charle Teagarden, the following are the only candidates from 1940s
> studio sessions I could find:
> Yank Lawson, Muggsy Spanier, Max Kaminsky, Bobby Hackett, Hot Lips
> Page, [there were no studio records while he was with Benny Goodman in
> 1943], Yank Lawson and Sterling Bose.
> Very kind regards,
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