Quentin Jackson - mid 20th Century

from Jazz Anecdotes, page 309:



The trombones were on the left of the bandstand facing the theater and the trumpets would be to the right. Cab would be in front, singing a beautiful ballad. And Tyree [Glenn] and Dizzy would act like they were playing football. Dizzy would throw a pass and Tyree would act like he was catching it, and as he caught it, Cozy Cole would hit the bass drum a tap, and the people would laugh in the middle of a beautiful ballad. Cab didn't know exactly what was going on.

cite as

Bill Crow, Jazz Anecdotes (New York, 1990), p. 309. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1449145158743 accessed: 18 July, 2024


Listening to

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jazz performed by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Thu, 03 Dec 2015 12:19:19 +0000
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:22:02 +0100