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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000168.txt from 2007/12

From: "Kevin Fay" <kevin.fay.home@-----.net>
Subj: RE: [kl] Tarogato
Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2007 12:58:39 -0500

Dan Leeson posted re Dante Profumo:

<His playing was not great, but he owned one of everything.>

Kurt Heisig replied:

<<<During the 30's he had played with the Chicago Symphony and Xavier
Cugat.=A0.=A0.=A0. I forget which of the low woodwinds--a sub-contra =
bass
clarinet?--Dante told me about, but whenever they needed one for the =
movies
or tv in LA, he was the only one that had one, so he ALWAYS was the =
player,
and he told me for that horn he had to own that VW bus, and would carry =
it
to LA in that bus.>>>

CSO and Xavier Cugat? That's a combo indeed. (Wasn't XC the guy who
conducted with a Chihuahua, and later married Charo, 40+ years his =
junior?)

My good friend Warren says that "you can't own too many horns!" If they =
get
you gigs, perhaps this is true. Me - I've bought and sold a ton. I've
never regretted a purchase, and have regretted every sale.

kjf

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