Artie Shaw - <Memory Test!?>

Stephen A. Frye s.frye at VERIZON.NET
Mon Jan 3 08:39:08 MST 2005


Buddy Rich died in 1987.

At 04:37 AM 1/3/2005, you wrote:
>Speaking of Buddy Rich..............it he still with us? I
>remember the big debate over who was better, Buddy or Ginger
>Baker. Ginger's still around, but he's really lucky considering
>all the drugs he injested over the years.
>
>
>John Q.
>
>
>On Fri Dec 31 18:33:44 PST 2004, Steven Laib
><stevenlaib at SBCGLOBAL.NET> wrote:
>
>>I wasn't aware that Artie Shaw was still with us until I read
>>that he
>>had died.  Strange that.  He was one of my favorites when I first
>>became interested in the Big Band sound many years ago.  I'm glad
>>to
>>hear that other folks are still paying attention to him.
>>
>>About ten years ago I encountered a woman in her mid twenties who
>>was a
>>jazz drummer.  Interestingly she was a big fan of Gene Kroupa.  I
>>asked
>>her about it and it seems that she, as I do, favor him over the
>>modern
>>people such as Buddy Rich.  So, even with some of the younger
>>folk, the
>>classics still live.
>>
>>Steve Laib
>>
>>On Dec 31, 2004, at 9:47 AM, csd_1212 at juno.com wrote:
>>
>>>Isn't "The Trouble With Cinderella" Artie Shaw's Autobiography ?
>>>Maybe it will have a little spike in reading popularity...When I
>>>was
>>>in rock bands - early 70's late 60's, the other guitarist's
>>>father had
>>>been a jazz / clarinetist in Chicago (before they moved to
>>>Connecticut) & he 'encouraged' us to read that before we 'gave
>>>it all
>>>up' for life on the road....I haven't re-read it in 20-25<?>
>>>years...
>>>
>>>Charlie Darling
>>>
>>>Are YOU building your Business
>>>  While you Still have a Job?
>>>    http://www.tsginfo.com/index.php?rc=CD6642
>>>
>>>-- Jim <jnantz2 at 216-19-216-108.GETNET.NET> wrote:
>>>I read on the Fox News site Thursday that Artie Shaw the big band
>>>leader
>>>from the 30s and 40s died this week.  I was wonering if there
>>>are any
>>>of
>>>the big band people left.  All the ones I can think of I've heard
>>>they've
>>>died.
>>>
>>>Just wondering
>>>
>>>--
>>>In 08 vote for a crook you can trust.
>>>Del Boy for President.
>>>http://www.ofah.net
>>
>>



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