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More NGJB Sidelights

Alaska Memories The fourth of July weekend of 1980 found the NGJB in Juneau, Alaska, on the occasion of the city’s centennial celebration. The band’s

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Why Bands Break Up

Anybody who wonders why a band breaks up has never been in a real band. Allow me to give a great example. Before I moved

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Dave Jasen: A Remembrance

In the area of ragtime, Dave Jasen—who died Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at age 84—was an institution. He wrote the definitive books on the subject

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Pianist Red Camp

The Streets of Laredo

In the middle or late nineteen eighties I got a several weeks long engagement in Laredo, Texas, at the La Posada Inn. It is situated

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