[Dixielandjazz] 78 rpm speed/tune keys (was Jazzy Cadillac ad on TV)

Bill Haesler bhaesler at bigpond.net.au
Tue Oct 19 13:21:55 PDT 2010

Marek Boym wrote :
> On the other hand, Brian Russell, a great lover of the ODJB, doesn't
> seem to have the same impression, and refusal of the Grand Priest of
> remastering, John R.T. Davies, to be convinced leaves room for doubt.

Dear Marek,
It was my slower speed theory regarding Oliver's "Alligator Hop" that John RT could not accept.
We never discussed the ODJB in this regard.
John always based his judgement on a tune's likely 'conventional' key, as mentioned by Ron L'Herault.
Kind regards, 

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