Felix Mayerhofer et al. in Canada - January, 1959

from Diary of a Young Musician: Final Days of the Big Band Era, pages 307-308:

At about this time our group got some needed stimulation. We augmented the trio to five for a special trip, with Danny Pucillo, a great drummer, and equally fine jazz tenor player, Don Richards. We entertained the troops at U.S. Air Force bases in Labrador and Newfoundland for six weeks. It was truly enjoyable. We played straight ahead jazz the entire time we were there. By coincidence, I’d played with Danny Pucillo when we were both in high school. The school he was attending needed a few extra musicians for their school’s jazz concert, and Johnny Bova, Angelo La Bella, Don …   more >>
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Felix Mayerhofer, Diary of a Young Musician: Final Days of the Big Band Era (2006), p. 307-308. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423581638457 accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Canada


Felix Mayerhofer
trombonist, Bandmaster, Writer
U.S. air force pilots
air force pilot

Listening to

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jazz performed by Don Richards, Allen Keller, Felix Mayerhofer, Jeannie Parker, Danny Pucillo

Experience Information

Date/Time January, 1959
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:20:38 +0000