[Dixielandjazz] FW: Showmanship

Jack Mitchell fjmitch at westnet.com.au
Tue May 22 05:33:30 PDT 2012

> Well, since Bob Ringwald has brought up the subject of showmanship again, 
> I
> will now comment to the fact that I have since seen youtube videos of 
> Havens
> on his back.  Surprisingly, he held the slide by putting his shoe in 
> between
> the slide.  I don't really see how he could get much control that way, but
> he managed.

George Brunis used to do that also - I've seen a video - I think it was with 
a Bobby Hackett group - doing it.

Best wishes
Jack Mitchell 

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