[Dixielandjazz] "Straws & Stripes!" [Saturday...]

dwlit at cpcug.org dwlit at cpcug.org
Wed Jan 30 16:46:18 PST 2013

I failed to mention that a couple of times a year we wear
tuxedos--sometimes weddings, sometimes black-tie receptions.


> Sheik wrote:
>>My band has always worn red and white striped vests,
> As it should be, Sheik.  Put the outfit to the gig.  We too have colorful
> vests (a gift from a Whiskey company!) that we use for coctail parties &
> some weddings.  Depends on the mood the client wants to create.  I don't
> normally let the client dictate the clothes, but instead listen to how we
> wants his party to be and suggest the outfit that will fit the occasion
> the
> best.
> Suits, or black shirts & trousers do for the more formal concerts, and
> normal clothes for the smaller jazz club gigs.
> Of course, in Europe we don't necessarily experience the sort of
> stereotype
> problems you have in the U.S.
> Jim
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