Felix Mayerhofer in White Plains, New York - in the beginning of 1951

from Diary of a Young Musician: Final Days of the Big Band Era, page 100:

The [National Guard B]and was all right, but it was obvious that many of the players never practiced, especially the older ones. The eight or ten younger and newer members were the ones who sustained the band. There were a few good players in the “old” band who were happy to see us there, like Staff Sergeant Sal Carlucci on trombone, with his iron lip. During our time in service, he’d say, “Felix, I’ve learned more from listening to you than anyone in years,” but Sal taught me a few things, too. I’d always been instructed to play my instrument by the traditional and …   more >>
cite as

Felix Mayerhofer, Diary of a Young Musician: Final Days of the Big Band Era (2006), p. 100. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1418143618942 accessed: 3 July, 2022

location of experience: White Plains, New York

Listeners

Felix Mayerhofer
trombonist, Bandmaster, Writer
1930-

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1951
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:46:59 +0000