[Dixielandjazz] Bruce Turner
marekboym at gmail.com
Sat Jul 27 07:46:13 PDT 2013
I do not buy that American" versus "British" (or Europan) musicians. What
was Jacques Gauthe? French - until he moved to New Orleans, and American
thereafter? And how about Derek Smith, Keith Ingham, Marian McPartland or
Tony Pringle, the leader of the New Black Eagle Jazz Band?
On 25 July 2013 23:25, ROBERT R. CALDER <serapion at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Bruce as I remember said that he couldn't be compared with any American
> alto player
> because he was an English alto player.
> On the other hand, Ruby Braff reported John Hammond's comment that Bruce
> wasn't to be considered as an English or a European jazzman
> but the rare case of an entirely idiomatic major jazzman not born in
> As Humph said remembering Bruce's time in his band, and Bruce's party trick
> of soloing in the styles respective to a series of masters (which alas I
> never heard)
> "Mine ears have heard the glory.."
> Amen to that!
> Robert R. Calder
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