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Jimmy Yancey Tunes on Hog's Back Rolls UK
By Stuart Barnes

-- forwarded message, please reply to sender and MMD --

Julian Dyer has suggested that I let your members know that Sid
O'Connell and I (Stuart Barnes) of the PPG, have produced the first of
what we hope will be a series of blues rolls under the Hog's Back Rolls
label.  The first two rolls are of Yancey playing "State Street
Special" and "How Long Blues".

We have a very few left so if any of your readers are interested they
are invited to telephone Stuart Barnes on 01483 502038 or email to
<janstubar@tinyworld.co.uk>.  The cost is 11.50 GBP per roll including
post and packing to UK addresses.

The name "Hog's Back" comes from a high point of ground near to which
both Sid O'Connell and I live.  We will hope to do some more blues
rolls in due course as these first ones seem to have been well
received.

Thanks for your help,

Stuart Barnes
St. Catherine's, Guildford, Surrey

 [ Julian adds, "Sid O'Connell has created MIDI sequences recreating
 [ (pretty well exactly) the original 78s, so the sequences are quite
[ close to what you would have got if Yancey had sat down at a MIDI
 [ keyboard.  They are very effective and only this weekend a jazz
 [ enthusiast friend was most approving of them!"  -- Robbie


(Message sent Sun 3 Feb 2002, 16:16:08 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

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