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by yeodoug
Sat May 19, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Musicians
Topic: Photo identification request: trombonist with Thomas A. Dorsey
Replies: 9
Views: 229

Re: Photo identification request: trombonist with Thomas A. Dorsey

Bruce: Your post got me looking more deeply at Ma Rainey and her RedHotJazz. I just came across this photo, below, that identifies Albert Wynn by name. He certainly looks like the trombonist in the photo I posted above. It appears on a blog post about "Ma" Rainey and her band. It also has identifica...
by yeodoug
Sat May 19, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Musicians
Topic: Photo identification request: trombonist with Thomas A. Dorsey
Replies: 9
Views: 229

Re: Photo identification request: trombonist with Thomas A. Dorsey

I'm right-handed and play the usual way. Although when I started playing trombone when I was nine years old, I put the trombone together for the first time backwards because the photo in my father's dictionary was reversed. It took my band director a few months to notice what I was doing at which po...
by yeodoug
Fri May 18, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Musicians
Topic: Photo identification request: trombonist with Thomas A. Dorsey
Replies: 9
Views: 229

Re: Photo identification request: trombonist with Thomas A. Dorsey

Thanks very much, Bruce; this helps a lot. I wonder if the other players in the band are definitively identified we could connect some dots and see if a determination could be made whether the trombonist is Green or Wynn? One thing: in all the photos I've seen of J.C. Higginbotham, he appears to be ...
by yeodoug
Fri May 18, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Musicians
Topic: Photo identification request: trombonist with Thomas A. Dorsey
Replies: 9
Views: 229

Photo identification request: trombonist with Thomas A. Dorsey

Hello all, I am doing some research about left-handed trombone players and came across this photo of pianist and gospel/blues composer Thomas A. Dorsey (composer of, among other things, "Take My Hand, Precious Lord," and "Peace in the Valley"). This photo, below, shows Dorsey on piano and "Ma" Raine...
by yeodoug
Thu May 10, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Musicians
Topic: Keith Brown 1933-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 379

Re: Keith Brown 1933-2018

Hello all. Keith Brown was a remarkable person, teacher, and player, who influenced so many players over so many years.Thanks, Pete, for mentioning my blog post about Keith. When Carl Lenthe emailed me yesterday to say that Keith has breathed his last, I sat down and poured out some thoughts. https:...

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