[Dixielandjazz] Passing this along....
marekboym at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 03:25:27 PDT 2013
Love jack's playing!
I first heard him at the New Eddie Condon's in 1980, and he has baan a
favourite ever since.
We'll play someting in his memory at our jazz evening tomorrow.
Blessed be his memory.
On 28 August 2013 06:53, Larry Garrett <lrg4003 at aol.com> wrote:
> Jack Maheu, one of the great NOLA clarinetists, passed away today. This
> from Tim Laughlin...
> Jack passed away around 3:30 EST. He went peacefully. In fact, the nurses
> said it was one of the most peaceful passing they have witnessed. I told
> son, Mike that we all would keep Jack and his family in our prayers.
> A celebration of his life is being planned in upstate NY. NOLA will do the
> Jack played with Wild Bill, Bud Freeman, the Duke's and so any more
> through the years.
> I am most grateful to him because he started a tradition in New Orleans of
> welcoming players to the stage at Fritzel's, on Bourbon Street, which
> remains today as one of the last trad jazz clubs in the Quarter and
> which still welcomes sit-ins, including me. Thank you Jack!
> Larry Garrett
> KC Clarinet
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