"Take my Wife, Please!" Henny Youngman with Eddie Ashman
Excerpt From 'What
Happened To Jazz'
"Ah, the jazz years were sweet, and
we had a
We partied all night and we hid from the sun.
We drank lots of booze, smoked grass by the ton,
Played games with the chicks and quite often won.
Life was a ball---playing music was fun.
I guess we did it all. It all seems to be done.
Be-bop to Hip-Hop in fifty short years.
You can't call that progress, not if you have ears."
Thanx, Jim Buchanan!
sent me some YouTubes from the Coral Springs gig we did last year. Great track here from Wes Anthony on tenor sax, who
playes his 'butt' off on 'Chelsea Bridge'. Check it out.... ***
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02/13/2015 I added most of the second set from Maynard's 1958 gig in Allentown (till the tape broke...). You can find the only link right here. Enjoy it; Maynard's band was 'smokin' back in the day! ***
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a true collector's item: Luckily I had my tape-recorder
Jazz Radio History: In 1966, "George Crater" did a late-nite
radio interview with Lennie Bruce. Some amazing
here. The only link for it is right here!
put the entire whole first half-hour set of Maynard's Allentown 1958
gig up on my private_stuff page. This is the only link for it, right
These are pretty large files, so please right-clik on them and just
download them to your own desktop.
Goldman, Marty Fried Alto Sax
Scott Ankron, Bob Vandivort Tenor Sax
Carlos Pinera Barisax, Leader
Mark Edwards, Tom Lacy, Jim McGongial, John McKevitt Trombones
Dennis Noday, Tony Pearsall, Tom Swayzee, Randy Stevens Trumpets
Gary Mayone Piano
Rances Colon Bass
Tom Mann Drums
Les Blachut Vibes
Terri Gonzalez Female singer
Mark Fernicola Male singer