[Trombone-l] Tommy Pederson in the movies?

Jeff Albert jeff at jeffalbert.com
Sun Jul 18 09:12:56 CST 2021


I think it may be. I had a deep Spike Jones period in 1992 (I was playing a show of his music that summer). I watched lots of the available videos and such, and I do seem to recall Tommy Pederson being one of the trombone players, although the Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spike_Jones) does not list Pederson, but dos list Frank Rehak among others…and we all know that Wikipedia is always 100% correct, right?

George Rock was the trumpet player for much of the run of the City Slickers, and he was an amazing combination of virtuoso and hilarious.

I need to go find those videos.

Jeff Albert
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> On Jul 18, 2021, at 10:01 AM, Raymond Horton via Trombone-l <trombone-l at trombonelist.org> wrote:
> 
> I watched the 1943 movie “thank your lucky stars” on TCM this morning. It features the Spike Jones band. Is it Tommy Pederson playing Trombone?
> 
> Raymond Horton
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