[Dixielandjazz] Trad Jazz Revival
domitype at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 16:40:26 PST 2013
Looks like the article has been pulled - nothing shows up in the issue or
blog lists. Maybe it is having a rewrite or something...
On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 3:44 PM, Marek Boym <marekboym at gmail.com> wrote:
> The best music I heard in New Orleans in 1980 (my only time) was at
> Frenchy's. A young band named Hoolis CArmouche and His Jazz Cajuns.
> Not strictly from Dixie, but hot! In addition to Carmouche on reeds,
> it featured a very young and hairy Wendell Brunious (who also filled
> out for Kid Thomas with the latter;s band, as Thomas could hardly play
> at teh time).
> Ah, memories, memories!
> On 3 January 2013 01:03, david richoux <domitype at gmail.com> wrote:
> > That was a good article, but Frenchmen Street has had lots of interesting
> > music since at least the mid 1980s (not all Trad, but certainly related
> > it.) Now the focus is tarting to shift further away from The Quarter with
> > clubs and music halls opening along St. Claude and other parts of the
> > Bywater and Marigny areas.
> > Dave Richoux
> > On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Marek Boym <marekboym at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I take exception from the following statement by the authors of the
> >> articele: "Shaye comes from a jazz family, but her father, guitarist
> >> Joe Cohn, and grandfather, Four Brothers tenor sax man Al Cohn, were
> >> modernists."
> >> For one, I don't think that Joe Cohn should be referred to in the past
> >> tense! He was here just a few years ago, and I have not since heard
> >> of his passing, so I believe that he is still very much with us.
> >> Second, even though he might have been playing modern as well,The
> >> Harry Allen-Joe Cohn Quartet is hardly modern, albeit not strictly
> >> from Dixie. Swing is much more suitable.
> >> As to the late Al Cohn, he had been a modernist, and made some "cool"
> >> records with his partner Zoot Sims (in my book, "cool" is opposed to
> >> "jazz;" "coo lazz" is like "hot frost" or "cold fire'). However, the
> >> yboth started in swing bands, and were reformed in their later years.
> >> Shaye, by the way, at least based on numbers available on-line, is
> >> one hell of a trumpeter!
> >> Cheers
> >> > Here is a great article on the revival of Trad Jazz in New Orleans.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
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