[Dixielandjazz] Bruce Elder, (was Phil Napoleon & more)
marekboym at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 01:34:55 PDT 2011
For the attention of Steve Barbone!
You have probably read Jack's posing by now.
I rest my case.
On 3 June 2011 02:51, Jack Mitchell <fjmitch at westnet.com.au> wrote:
> Bill Haesler wrote:
> "However, as a very active participant on the Australian jazz scene for 65
> years, I have yet to meet Mr Elder.
> He is not part of it and, so far as I know, never has been.
> What say Jack Mitchell?
> You have been involved in Oz Jazz a few years longer than me.
> A proper jazz elder."
> Jack Mitchell says "I has never heard of a Bruce Elder being involved in the
> Australian jazz scene. And I have dozens of scrapbooks in which I've
> collected jazz articles from newspapers since the forties, none of them
> written by any Elder"
> That said, I'm aware of people coming out of the woodwork and claiming to
> have been important members of the jazz scene in days long gone. Strange
> that we didn't know of them at the time.
> Best wishes
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