[78-L] Roy Eldridge 100

simmonssomer simmonssomer at comcast.net
Mon Jan 31 09:31:17 PST 2011

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From: "Julian Vein" <julianvein at blueyonder.co.uk>
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Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 9:49 AM
Subject: Re: [78-L] Roy Eldridge 100

> simmonssomer wrote:
>> You're right Yves. Check him out at the Arcadia ballroom. He's at his 
>> best.
>> Al S.
> ==================
> Some of his worst playing wasn't his pyrotechnic displays, but those
> boring duets he did with Dizzy Gillespie for Norman Granz. They play a
> lot scribbly muted solos and exchanges, and it's difficult to tell who's
> who.
>      Julian Vein

And..who cares.

Al S.-l 

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