[78-L] Louis Armstrong's bass player

Jeffrey Lichtman jeff at swazoo.com.invalid
Mon Jun 8 14:50:38 PDT 2015

Rust says it was Zutty on drums, and I see no reason to doubt him. I 
don't know what you mean by "his cymbals appear to be at the other end 
of the studio."

On 6/8/2015 2:41 PM, Julian Vein wrote:
> I agree it was a one-note effort, but was it Zutty?
>        Julian Vein
> On 08/06/15 21:01, Jeffrey Lichtman wrote:
>> It sounds like a kick drum to me. It doesn't have the sharp attack of a
>> plucked bass, and the pitch never changes.
>> On 6/8/2015 11:47 AM, Julian Vein wrote:
>>> There's a prominent string bass audible on the Armstrong session of
>>> December 12, 1928, which produced "Heah Me Talkin' To Ya?, "St. James'
>>> Infirmary" and "Tight Like This". This seems to have eluded
>>> discographers. At first I thought it might be Zutty Singleton thumping
>>> away on bass drum, but his cymbals appear to be at the other end of the
>>> studio.
>>>           Julian Vein

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