To fill this gap, Russell has included an abridgment of Karl Kramer's classic article "Jelly Roll in Chicago: The Missing Chapter" (Ragtimer
6 [April 1967]: 15-22; reprinted in Laurie Wright, Mr.
, a five-piece ensemble formed in 1961.
will share their musical talents by playing a dynamic style of ragtime and Dixieland jazz.
There's a mix of small band swing instrumentals and piano solos, plus the added attraction of musical interludes from the Mystic Ragtimers
, comprising Jeff, his wife Anne (a classically trained flautist) and the banjo of Keith Stephens.
Muggsy Remembered, trumpeter Alan Gresty and clarinettist Brian Whittle lead The Ragtimers
in a tribute to cornet player Muggsy Spanier, Saville Exchange, North Shields.
The evening slot is occupied by the Alan Gresty and the Brian White Ragtimers
whose speciality is the music of the great trumpeter Muggsy Spanier.
The Gresty/White Ragtimers
perform Muggsy Remembered for one night only.
Concerts by the Mystic Ragtimers
, Les Dixie Fellows, Hot Antic Jazzband, Keith Nichols Collegians and the Bratislava Hot Serenaders take audiences through to midnight.
The rhythm section is made up of Brian Andow on drums and Tony Bagot who also plays bass for the Brian White/Alan Gresty Ragtimers
, a band as devoted to the music of Muggsy Spanier as Gordon Whitworth's own band is to Bix Beiderbecke.
Firstly, the Saville Exchange in North Shields has the Gresty/White Ragtimers
with a tribute to Chicago cornetist Muggsy Spanier in a show entitled Muggsy Remembered.
Four stages will be operating simultaneously, playing host to acts such as Rae Brothers Jazz Band, Mystic Ragtimers
, Les Dixie Fellows, Lake All Stars, the Harmony Hounds and the Bratislava Hot Serenaders.
Alan Gresty and Brian White Ragtimers