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Ralph J DeLorso Jr

My Jazz Story

I love jazz because..Its Breaths Creative Improvlisation. I was first exposed to jazz...My fiRST EXPOSE WAS SEEING GENE KRUPA AT THE LONDON PALADIUM IN 1962 I met [musician name]...BUDDY RICH, MICKEY ROKER, JACKIE MCLEAN The best show I ever attended was...BUDDY RICH BIG BAND AT CHATEAY De VILLE DINNER THEATRE WERE I WAS ASST GM The first jazz record I bought was...BAGS GROOVE PRESTIGE 7109 AND I WAS HOOKED FOR LIFE BEING A DRUMMER OPENED MY HEART EYES EARS TO NEW HEIGHTS My advice to new listeners..THERE IS A BIG DIFFERENCE FROM LISTENING TO HEARING JAZZ AS A MUSICIAN WE LISTEN WITH DIFFERENT EARS AS A FAN OR CONNOSIOR THERE ARE MANY MANY DIFFERENT VENES OF JAZZ BIG BAND ADVANT GAURD < ACID < BEBOP.LISTEN WITH AN OPEN MIND AND MORE SO YOU HAVE TO FEEL IT YOUR FOOT TAPPNG FINGERS SNAPPING BOPPING YOUR HEAD OH YES YOU GOT IT Or whatever else you have in mind.