The Weatherbird Jazz Band is slightly mysterious — where did they come from? where are they off to now? But I know two things: they have had a regular migratory pattern: twice in April, once in May, in June, and they’re back!
The marvelous players are Bent Persson, trumpet or cornet; Kaj Sifvert, trombone; Tomas Ornberg, clarinet or soprano saxophone; Ulf Johansson Werre, piano; Goran Lind, string bass; Goran Eriksson, banjo or alto saxophone; Sigge Dellert, drums. And here are four more beauties — compact, hot, intense and pensive, in love with the tradition but seriously personal.
Hes’s the hottest man in town, you know:
I’ll have you to remember:
A blues with many titles, such as THOSE DRAFTIN’ BLUES and STORYVILLE BLUES, with associations to Art Hickman and Bunk Johnson:
and a helpful suggestion about how to get through 2020:
The Weatherbirds will be back soon. I will watch the skies.
May your happiness increase!