Felix Mayerhofer et al. in Reno, Nevada - June, 1962

from Diary of a Young Musician: Final Days of the Big Band Era, pages 428-429:

When Shirley and I stopped off at a photography shop for film during one of our walks, a song was playing over the sound system. “That music seems familiar to me” I told Shirley, as I started singing the trombone part. It suddenly dawned on me that I was on the recording. “That’s the Christmas album I made with Fred Waring!” I blurted out. We immediately went to a record shop where the album, “The Meaning Of Christmas” had just come in. I couldn’t wait to get it home to try it on my new stereo, which I’d recently bought from the lead trumpet player in our band. He needed…   more >>
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Felix Mayerhofer, Diary of a Young Musician: Final Days of the Big Band Era (2006), p. 428-429. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423591006265 accessed: 16 October, 2021

location of experience: Reno, Nevada

Listeners

Felix Mayerhofer
trombonist, Bandmaster, Writer
1930-

Listening to

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'Twas the Night before Christmas performed by Felix Mayerhofer, Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians
The Meaning of Christmas performed by Felix Mayerhofer, Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1962
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:56:46 +0000