Wednesday, August 1, 2012
In the August 2007 issue of The Mississippi Rag looks at the "JazzAscona New Orleans and Classics" festival which lasted for eleven days and featured jazz artists from around the globe.
It also features Rich Johnson a Bix Beiderbecke researcher and music director who helped establish Davenport's Bixfest. George's Yankee Jazz Beat mentions the passing of pianist Matthew Quinn, the ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame, he also writes about the Artie Shaw Orchestra under Dick Johnson and singer Steve Marvin as well as mentioning many other New England bands and musicians.
Here is the August 2007 online edition of The Mississippi Rag. August 2007