[Dixielandjazz] Entertaining the Audience
pj.ladd at btinternet.com
Fri Oct 16 01:51:50 PDT 2009
BOBBY MICKLEBURGH'S CONFEDERATES JAZZ BAND:
My only claim to fame. I played with Bob for several years in his later
days. Like so many musicians he approved of my drumming because I `didn`t
get in the way`.
I also overheard him tellinmg a visitor why he employed me when there were
`so many better drummers around who would die to play for him` Bob said `Pat
always turnes up, never sends a sub. and when he plays the band swings`.
What could be better than that.
Bob still plays a bit locally. A great jazzer. It was a privilege to play
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