[Dixielandjazz] Bob Crosby's Leadership

Robert Ringwald rsr at ringwald.com
Sun Jun 26 21:52:54 PDT 2011

Steve Barbone wrote:

> Bobby "Lips" Levine (reeds) led the Bob Crosby Bobcats in the 1990s,  
> after Crosby's death. Then when he passed away, Ed Metz Sr. took over.  
> I'm not 100% sure, (memory being what it is) but I thought both Ed and  
> Bobby told me that they got permission to use the names Bob Crosby  
> Orchestra and Bob Crosby Bobcats from the estate of Bob Crosby.

That is correct.  

--Bob Ringwald

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