[Dixielandjazz] OKOM in New York City
Stephen G Barbone
barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 8 09:31:34 PDT 2009
Herb Gardner has a couple of steady gigs in NYC (USA) at Charlie O's. He
is a great OKOM trombonist, pianist, singer, guy. See/hear him if you
in the area.
Stan Rubin? You old timers might remember Stan Rubin who led the
Tigertown Five that played in Monaco for Princess Grace's wedding. I
believe his fellow Princeton Univ alumnus, Ed Polcer was in that group,
Stan, ever the great networker, went on to lead various Swing and
Dixie bands on the high society scene in New York for many years.
Herb Gardner? Well, he is not the kind of guy that talks about himself,
preferring to let his trombone do the talking.
However he has gigged with quite a few superb OKOMers over the last
50 years or so including: Wild Bill Davison, Kenny Davern, Dick
Wellstood, Roy Eldridge, Gene Krupa, Henry Red Allen, Bobby Hackett,
Jimmy Rushing, Doc Cheatham, Max Kaminsky, Wingy Manone, Yank
Lawson, Ruby Braff, Charlie Shavers, Pee Wee Erwin, Billy Butterfield,
Jimmy McPartland, Pee Wee Russell, Art Hodes, Arvell Shaw, Milt Hinton
et al. Well, you get the idea.
Check his bio at http://www.herb-gardner.com/bio.html Scroll down to
the list of folks he's gigged with. It will knock your socks off.
Herb Gardner and the Stan Rubin Jazz All-stars have added a new
weekly appearance in Manhattan. Every Tuesday night from 8:30 - 11:30
PM we'll be at the 8th Ave Charley-O's restaurant. Mondays we're
still on Broadway at 49th Street.
This favorite NYC Bar & Restaurant features a full menu that theater-
goers and sports fanatics have enjoyed for years Charley O's now has
two GREAT locations. In the theater district at 713 8th Avenue (45th
Street) hosting Joe Franklin's Comedy Club , in Times Square at 1611
Broadway (49th Street) with the BEST BBQ SPECIALS IN TOWN . Stop by
for a cocktail at the hottest bar in New York City, or enjoy your
favorite dinner entree while people-watching from your cozy intimate
Monday nights 8:30 - 11:30 PM.
1611 Broadway @ 49th Street
New York, NY 10019
Tuesday nights 8:30 - 11:30 PM.
713 8th Avenue @ 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
New York, NY 10036
Informal Condon-style jazz with surprise guest sit-ins. We'll see you
Call any time - 24 hours
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