[Trombone-l] Tommy Pederson in the movies?

john bailey bach9lt at gmail.com
Tue Jul 20 07:07:08 CST 2021


A friend familiar with the LA scene in the 50s says:  "Ed Kusby was the one
who played all those funky solos.  He was a great player.  What he used to
do wasn't easy."

John


On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 12:07 AM Raymond Horton via Trombone-l <
trombone-l at trombonelist.org> wrote:

> Sorry, I messed up the link in that first message! Try this:
>
> <
>
> https://www.bing.com/videos/search?view=detail&mid=7B3975A4CD2007148D207B3975A4CD2007148D20&q=youtube
> “thank your lucky stars” spike jones
>
> band&shtp=GetUrl&shid=c9a6e740-c29c-4b1f-b03d-a5ce89549130&shtk=VGhhbmsgWW91ciBMdWNreSBTdGFycyAoMTk0MykgLS0gU3Bpa2UgSm9uZXMgcGxheXMgaW4gR293ZXIgR3VsY2gu&shdk=U3Bpa2UgSm9uZXMgYW5kIEhpcyBDaXR5IFNsaWNrZXJzIHBsYXkgXCJIb3RjaGEgQ29ybmlhXCIgaW4gRGF2aWQgQnV0bGVyJ3MgbmVnbGVjdGVkIGdlbSBcIlRoYW5rIFlvdXIgTHVja3kgU3RhcnMuXCIgQ2hlY2sgb3V0IG15IENvbWljIFNwaXJpdCBibG9nIGZvciB0aG91Z2h0cyBhYm91dCBjbGFzc2ljIEhvbGx5d29vZCBjb21lZGllcyBhdCBodHRwczovL2NvbWljc3Bpcml0YmxvZy53b3JkcHJlc3MuY29tLw%3D%3D&shhk=z%2FLzmtgg%2Fog9DGCY00wZN0cMkcV22%2BITtsqRmqL6kmU%3D&form=VDSHOT&shth=OVP.s4wnMv3I1jJ7dXkopJTrzQEsDh>
>
>
> Raymond Horton
> Composer/Arranger
> Minister of Music,
> Edwardsville (IN) United Methodist Church
> Retired Bass Trombonist,
> Louisville Orchestra, 1970-2016
>
> On Jul 18, 2021, at 10:39 PM, Raymond Horton <horton.raymond at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> 
> The the miracle of Youtube, we can all see a closeup of the yet-to-be named
> trombone player, just after 54 seconds in:
> https://www.bing.com/videos/search
> ?<view=detail&mid=7B3975A4CD2007148D207B3975A4CD2007148D20&q=youtube
> “thank your lucky stars” spike jones
>
> band&shtp=GetUrl&shid=c9a6e740-c29c-4b1f-b03d-a5ce89549130&shtk=VGhhbmsgWW91ciBMdWNreSBTdGFycyAoMTk0MykgLS0gU3Bpa2UgSm9uZXMgcGxheXMgaW4gR293ZXIgR3VsY2gu&shdk=U3Bpa2UgSm9uZXMgYW5kIEhpcyBDaXR5IFNsaWNrZXJzIHBsYXkgXCJIb3RjaGEgQ29ybmlhXCIgaW4gRGF2aWQgQnV0bGVyJ3MgbmVnbGVjdGVkIGdlbSBcIlRoYW5rIFlvdXIgTHVja3kgU3RhcnMuXCIgQ2hlY2sgb3V0IG15IENvbWljIFNwaXJpdCBibG9nIGZvciB0aG91Z2h0cyBhYm91dCBjbGFzc2ljIEhvbGx5d29vZCBjb21lZGllcyBhdCBodHRwczovL2NvbWljc3Bpcml0YmxvZy53b3JkcHJlc3MuY29tLw%3D%3D&shhk=z%2FLzmtgg%2Fog9DGCY00wZN0cMkcV22%2BITtsqRmqL6kmU%3D&form=VDSHOT&shth=OVP.s4wnMv3I1jJ7dXkopJTrzQEsDh>
>
>
>
> Raymond Horton
> Composer, Arranger
> Minister of Music, Edwardsville (IN) United Methodist Church
> Retired Bass Trombonist, Louisville Orchestra, 1971-2016
> Visit us at rayhortonmusic.com
>
>
> On Sun, Jul 18, 2021 at 3:19 PM Art Triggs <art at awtriggs.com> wrote:
>
> > My understanding was that Ed Kusby played there prior to Tommy Pederson,
> > after him I don’t know.
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Jul 18, 2021 at 11:14 Jeff Albert via Trombone-l <
> > trombone-l at trombonelist.org> wrote:
> >
> >> 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
> >> +1 504-315-5167 (Voice/Signal/SMS)
> >>
> >> > 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
> >> > Composer/Arranger
> >> > Minister of Music,
> >> > Edwardsville (IN) United Methodist Church
> >> > Retired Bass Trombonist,
> >> > Louisville Orchestra, 1970-2016
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> > Art Triggs
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> > art at awtriggs.com
> >
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