[Dixielandjazz] Saturday - some thoughts

Rahberry rahberry at comcast.net
Tue Jan 29 19:45:33 PST 2013


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On Jan 29, 2013, at 7:06 PM, Jim Allen <jim.allen at longhornband.net> wrote:

> I don't think anyone expects a coat and tie at the Shakey's or Fuddruckers,
> where I understand some Dixieland groups appear sometimes.  If it is a
> dressier place, why not look like you belong there?
> There may not be many of those venues around anymore.  Sometimes private
> clubs have full on dress up parties, black tie affairs, etc.  No one is
> making anyone do anything, but showing up ultra casual, like something the
> cat drug in, misses an opportunity to impress.
> Since you mentioned Clint Baker in the original post, does anyone know how
> to contact him, e-mail address, etc.?
> He was instructor at AFCDJS's Dixieland Adult Jazz Camp this last weekend,
> and boy, was that fun!
> Jim Allen
> Coronado, CA
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Ross Anderson
> <rossanmjband at iprimus.com.au>wrote:
>> Dear Jim and Mike
>> If your Friends / Fans / Audience , take the effort to dress up to come to
>> your Gig ,then You and your Band should show them the respect of dressing
>> appropriately ,ie ,Shirt and Tie.
>> Cheers, Ross
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: dixielandjazz-bounces at ml.islandnet.com
>> [mailto:dixielandjazz-bounces at ml.islandnet.com] On Behalf Of Jim Allen
>> Sent: Wednesday, 30 January 2013 11:21 AM
>> To: rossanmjband at iprimus.com.au
>> Cc: Dixieland Jazz Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Saturday - some thoughts
>> A great many younger musicians apparently believe that looking like Keith
>> Richards is the key to success, importance, talent, etc.
>> I had to buy a tuxedo for my first paid gig, as a 120 lb pimply faced

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