| January, 2012|
Here's a lovely tribute to trumpeter Jane Sager that I received from Dave S. in an email.
Great website! Jane Sager was my trumpet teacher 1956-58 at her Selma Ave studio in Hollywood. Jane was quite a fascinating and interesting person and a terrific and patient trumpet teacher. Her studio faced Selma (a block South of Hollywood Boulevard and a couple doors East of Highland). When the door to the practice room was open, it was not infrequent that well known musicians and other personalities would casually wave to her if they walked by and she would wave back and say to me, "that was Henry Mancini, he has a studio down the block"...etc.
She really knew music, understood musicians and entertainer lifestyles ... how they became successful, and success priorities. Although my life has worked out quite well, I wish I had paid more attention to some of her ... >> full...
January 21, 2012 10:51 AM posted by admin permalink comments (0)
my mother was a sweetheart of rhythm. she went to piney woods at the age of 7and stayed until completing high school. her sister was dr. jones' secretary for many years.. i remember some of the band members visiting us in las vegas. this was quite interesting.
January 08, 2012 4:37 PM posted by yolanda walker permalink comments (1)