[JPL] Benny Golson

Len Dobbin lendobbin at sympatico.ca
Fri Apr 4 09:26:36 EDT 2008


Golson tells that story as part of Jean Bach's "A Great Day in Harlem" - for 
those of you who have seen the film, did you ever notice that there are no 
guitarists in the original photograph?

Len
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <EdBride at aol.com>
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Sent: Friday, April 04, 2008 8:04 AM
Subject: Re: [JPL] Benny Golson and I


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> Thanks for providing that context. I didn't know the anecdote, and I 
> agree,
> it's a clever way to prompt Benny to tell the story.
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> Ed
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> In a message dated 4/3/2008 8:52:21 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> SGribetz at aol.com writes:
>
>
> <<..Perhaps I was too subtle and you missed the  reference.
>
> Steve asked what question to ask Benny Golson.
>
> Benny  loves telling an anecdote about having a beautiful melody come in 
> to
> his head in his sleep in the middle of the night, and excitedly trying  to
> remember and write down his grand new composition.  When he  woke up in 
> the
> morning and looked at his notes, turns out the melody  was Stardust.
>
> So........ Steve should ask Benny Who wrote  Stardust?..>>
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