[Dixielandjazz] Non-tragic jazz hero: Frank Goudie

Dave Radlauer dradjazz at aol.com
Wed Dec 10 08:01:54 PST 2014

 Gary --

May I suggest the recently discovered and globe-spanning story of multi-instrumentalist Frank "Big Boy" Goudie,1899- 1964.  

His tale paralells the history of jazz itself: birth in turn of century NOLA, migration to Europe and South America, transition to swing, recapitulation in the New Orleans revival:

Further research on his European years is forthcoming from Dan Vernhettes.



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