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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000059.txt from 2002/06

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: RE: [kl] Teaching the 'students' of today
Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2002 20:43:11 -0400

At 12:54 PM 6/3/2002 -0500, Lacy Schroeder wrote:
>One of the biggest realizations I had was when John and Bucky Pizzarelli
>came to visit my undergraduate school (they're good buds with the jazz
>guitar teacher there). They gave a recital for the music department, and
>the room was completely packed. I was lucky enough to be sitting in the
>front row, maybe 5 or 6 feet from them (there was no stage, it was in a
>large rehearsal room). They had so much fun improvising and playing with
>each other and for everyone, it just filled the room with electricity
>and it was one of the best performances I've ever seen. Plus, it made me
>realize that making music is about enjoying one's self, having fun, and
>conveying that to the audience. I told John Pizarelli that when I spoke
>to him after the concert, and he was very appreciative of the comment.
>It's something that I'll never forget.

Outstanding guitarists and musicians, both of them. I have CDs of Bucky
with Zoot Simms, and of his son John with Henry Allen, another tenor
saxist. You do not have to SEE them to know they are having a ball!

Bill Hausmann
451 Old Orchard Drive
Essexville, MI 48732 ICQ UIN 4862265

If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is TOO LOUD!


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