Category Archives: Sideman Solos

Land of Plenty

  I have now been officially photographed! Cornell College is planning an article on what retired college profs are doing, and so Dee Ann Rexroat, Allan Recalde, and Robyn Schwab Aaron came to my house to take some pictures. One of the pictures is attached.  I don’t know how the others turned out, but the conversation was fun. And their […]

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Greatest of Jazz Parties

In 1963 Dick Gibson started throwing an annual jazz party in Colorado and he continued doing that for some thirty years.  The World’s Greatest Jazz Band, The Yank Lawson-Bob Haggart combination, grew out of a Gibson Gala.  

Now we can all go to one of his parties.  Here is an absolutely incredible film.  

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