Jack Brymer in Boston - 1950

from The Beecham Years, page 96:

In Boston we supped at a place called the Hi-Hat Club near the hotel, and found how easy it is to be wafted on to the radio by resident interviewers if they know you to be visiting musicians. The startling fact wasn't this at all - it was the sudden realization that the others who were chatting there were without exception world-famous jazz players - Count Basie, Buddy de Franco, John Coltrane, Wardell Gray, Milton Jackson, Clark Terry, Buster Bailey, Charlie Parker; the list seemed endless, and almost all of them were playing as well as talking. I did manage to get their signatures on a menu,…   more >>
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Jack Brymer, The Beecham Years. In From Where I Sit (London, 1979), p. 96. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422999254144 accessed: 18 July, 2024

location of experience: Boston


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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unspecified jazz performed by Clark Terry, Milton Jackson, Buster Bailey, Charlie Parker, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Wardell Gray, Buddy DeFranco

Experience Information

Date/Time 1950
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Tue, 03 Feb 2015 21:34:14 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:44:17 +0000