Felix Mayerhofer et al. in New York City - at the end of 1948

from Diary of a Young Musician: Final Days of the Big Band Era, pages 28-29:

During one of my practice sessions I heard someone yell from above in the courtyard. “Hey! You below, blowing Dorsey’s theme song, pop your head out.” Since I was the one playing “Getting Sentimental Over You,” I poked my head out... “We need another trombone to play the 4th part for a quartet we’ve written. Can you come up? We’re in room 625.”.... After scampering upstairs real fast, each of the trombonists introduced themselves. Moe Snyder... would be a future clinician for the Getzen Instrument Company. Tom Mitchell would play with Kai Winding’s …   more >>
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Felix Mayerhofer, Diary of a Young Musician: Final Days of the Big Band Era (2006), p. 28-29. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1417792695978 accessed: 25 April, 2024

location of experience: New York City


Felix Mayerhofer
trombonist, Bandmaster, Writer
Moe Snyder
clinician for Getzen Instrument Company, trombonist
Tom Mitchell
Frank Rosolino

Listening to

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Getting Sentimenal Over You performed by Felix Mayerhofer
jazz trombone quartet
written by Moe Snyder, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rosolino
performed by Felix Mayerhofer, Moe Snyder, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rosolino

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1948
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:18:16 +0000