Yes, he was thus known--probably because he DIDN'T play jazz.
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] personnel ID needed
Buster Bailey was a well known clarinetist..you sure that Eldon also went by
> David Lennick wrote:
>> Paul Bowles, Concerto for 2 Pianos, Winds and Percussion, Columbia ML
>> 2128. Gold and Fizdale are the pianists, and I've identified all but
>> the two percussionists in the accompanying group (everybody was listed
>> by first initial only). Anyone know their names?
>> M(itchell) Miller, Oboe; R(eginald) Kell, clarinet; L(eonard)
>> Schaller, Bass Clarinet; H(arry) Freistadt, Trumpet; E. Bailey & W.
>> Rosenberger, percussion
> Eldon "Buster" Bailey, Walter Rosenberger - NY Phil players, I believe.
> Peter Hirsch