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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000045.txt from 2005/05

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausmann1@-----.net>
Subj: Re: [kl] Musical vacuum (OT)
Date: Mon, 02 May 2005 20:35:31 -0400

At 10:31 AM 5/2/2005 -0700, Warren Rosenberg wrote:
>Hi!
>So let's have a draft and we can have some GREAT music again!
>(who's the next Glenn Miller/Tommy Dorsey?)

Would that it were so easy! I am regularly playing tenor in a big band
here and love the music. Our leader seems to enjoy rock/funk/latin/modern
stuff more than the classics, but for dance gigs the Glenn Miller, etc.,
charts come out and the rest of us are happier! Last night at rehearsal we
took out "Pavanne," a Woody Herman number based on a piece by Gabriel
Faure. The lead clarinet line is in MY part, which is fine by me.

Bill Hausmann

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

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