Friday, November 21, 2008

Keep Swinging 1000 times: a milestone

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To the latest blog Naar de laatste blog
ENGLISH: ( Naar de Nederlands-Vlaamse vertaling.)
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Welcome on my web log. I will use it to share my admiration for jazz music, for my record collection and other jazz projects. I hope to meet other people who have the same passion.
Keep swinging
Hans


This was the text of the very first blog, titled Keep Swinging published the 18th of February 2006, in fact the introduction for the first real contribution: Fats and more ......
FATS AND MORE ......... - a reprise

That's me, somewhere in the 1960s, playing the piano - trying to imitate the boogie woogie masters (like Albert Ammons and Meade Lux Lewis) or playing stride ( like Fats Waller, James P. or Eubie Blake). The old masters would have smiled.
Fats Waller was my first idol. Together with Hans van der Veer I collected all RCA Black & White""The Complete Fats Waller Recordings". We started to make a Fats Waller discography, unknown that Laurie Wright should publish his ""Fats" in Fact" in 1992. Thanks to the fact that Hans van der Veer worked at Philips in Eindhoven ( The Netherlands) he could buy cheap reel-to-reel tapes for my Akai taperecorder, and due to the fact he earned some money he could buy most of the Black & Whites and tape it for me. So my first "complete" collection was the Fats Waller musical heritage.

Nice detail: Some years ago I found the two RCA Fats Waller Memorial LP sets at a reasonable price at a record fair and bought both boxes. In the 1970s these boxes were inaccesible for me - now I have it !! (although I have the music in the boxes already on cassettes and CDs).
Record collectors are weird !!

Last week the most favorite five Keep Swinging blog, out of the 999 previous released, were posted: Music On The Antarctic - Josephine Baker in Ghent: an Unexpected Meeting - They Lovely Nicknamed Me Jazz Nerd - Sweet Hollywaiians - Hula Girl and The Midgets an the Bombers. The last one was posted by Ian R. from Canada, who will receive the Frank Rosolino CD soon. Joergen Larsen, who supported me during these two years and ten months while I had some well-deserved holidays by posting his own contributions, sent me his favorite blog about Eva Taylor and the Peruna Jazzmen. I love to share with you a from a small documentary of Eva Taylor's visits to Denmark during the 1970s just before she passed away and her performances with the Peruna Jazzmen: the 1974 concert by Eva Taylor with the Peruna Jazzmen in Copenhagen, Denmark - jazz pur sang. I love to share with you this small filmed fragment of one of the concerts: Sugar Blues.

Today the 1000th blog has been published labeled as Keep Swinging 1000 times: a milestone. I hope you have enjoyed the previous 999 as much as I did making it. Thanks Jo for supporting me - I hope you'll do this too for the next 999 !! Tomorrow I'll post here my new plans for the blogs to come.

Gefeliciteerd met deze mijlpaal. Uniek om de jazzgeschiedenis - groeten Cees (Cees M. ) / Alle succes, hart. groeten en....oprechte felicitaties en complimenten voor je belangrijke werk ! (Georg L.) / Hans! Congratulations!!! We celebrate along with you! What you do for jazz is a wonderful thing, we join hands with you and celebrate your success! - Our very best! - The Jazz Network!! :-) ( JaiJai J.) / Gefeliciteerd! ( Jan T.) / your keepswinging-blog will be first thing in the morning, no dice! (Jo L) / Hi Hans, Congratulations on reaching your 1000th edition of Keep Swinging. Best wishes and "Keep Swinging," (Mikayla) / Keep up the good work! (Mike W.) / Beste vrienden gelukwensen met nummer 1000 Ik hoop dat je nog lang doorgaat met jullie prachtig werk "Bedankt" - Groetjes Stan M.
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Welcome on my web log. I will use it to share my admiration for jazz music, for my record collection and other jazz projects. I hope to meet other people who have the same passion.
Keep swinging
Hans


Dit waren de eerste woorden op de allereerste blog van 18 februari 2006, getiteld Keep Swinging. In feite was het de inleiding voor de eerste bijdrage, getiteld: Fats and more ......

FATS AND MORE .... - op herhaling
That's me, somewhere in the 1960s, playing the piano - trying to imitate the boogie woogie masters (like Albert Ammons and Meade Lux Lewis) or playing stride ( like Fats Waller, James P. or Eubie Blake). The old masters would have smiled.
Fats Waller was my first idol. Together with Hans van der Veer I collected all RCA Black & White""The Complete Fats Waller Recordings". We started to make a Fats Waller discography, unknown that Laurie Wright should publish his ""Fats" in Fact" in 1992. Thanks to the fact that Hans van der Veer worked at Philips in Eindhoven ( The Netherlands) he could buy cheap reel-to-reel tapes for my Akai taperecorder, and due to the fact he earned some money he could buy most of the Black & Whites and tape it for me. So my first "complete" collection was the Fats Waller musical heritage.
Nice detail: Some years ago I found the two RCA Fats Waller Memorial LP sets at a reasonable price at a record fair and bought both boxes. In the 1970s these boxes were inaccesible for me - now I have it !! (although I have the music in the boxes already on cassettes and CDs).

Record collectors are weird !!

Deze eerste echte blog Fats and more ............ was enkel in de Engels taal beschikbaar.
De afgelopen week plaatste ik de vijf meest populaire blogs, door jullie aangedragen: Muziek op de Zuidpool Josephine Baker in Gent; een onverwachte ontmoeting - Ze noemden me, liefkozend, een jazznerd - Sweet Hollywaiians - Hula Girl en De Dwergjes en de Bommengooiers. Deze laatste bijdrage werd aangebracht door Ian R. uit Canada, die de Frank Rosolino CD spoedig zal ontvangen. Joergen Larsen, die me de afgelopen twee jaar en tien maanden bijstond, door, als ik een welverdiene vakantie vierde, elke dag een bijdrage plaatste, zond me voor deze 1000ste blog zijn Jazzcat's Blogbuster n.a.v. een eerdere bijdrage over Eva Taylor en de Peruna Jazzmen ( in het Engels). Ik vond een korte documentaire met een optreden van Eva Taylor met de Peruna Jazzmen in Kopenhagen in 1994 - pure jazz. Ik wil dan ook een kort filmfragment plaatsen dat deze gebeurtenis, zij het in een matige beeldkwaliteit, laat zien. Geniet van Mandy Make Sugar Blues.

Vandaag dan de 1000ste blog, getiteld Keep Swinging 1000 times: a milestone. Ik hoop dat je aan de 999 voorafgaande blogs net zoveel plezier beleefd hebt als ik aan het maken ervan. Bedankt Jo voor het op de winkel passen als ik er even niet was. Morgen vind je hier de plannen voor het vervolg van deze blog ......................

Gefeliciteerd met deze mijlpaal. Uniek om de jazzgeschiedenis - groeten Cees (Cees M. )Alle succes, hart. groeten en....oprechte felicitaties en complimenten voor je belangrijke werk ! (Georg L.) / Hans! Congratulations!!! We celebrate along with you! What you do for jazz is a wonderful thing, we join hands with you and celebrate your success! - Our very best! - The Jazz Network!! :-) ( JaiJai J.) / Gefeliciteerd! ( Jan T. ) / Your keepswinging-blog will be first thing in the morning, no dice! (Jo L.) / Hi Hans, Congratulations on reaching your 1000th edition of Keep Swinging. Best wishes and "Keep Swinging," (Mikayla) / Keep up the good work! ( Mike W. ) / Beste vrienden gelukwensen met nummer 1000 Ik hoop dat je nog lang doorgaat met jullie prachtig werk "Bedankt" - Groetjes Stan M.
Keep swinging

Hans Koert


keepswinging@live.nl

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9 Comments:

Anonymous JooZz said...

Gefeliciteerd met je 1000-ste, en gewoon doorgaan hè ?

JooZz

4:33 PM  
Anonymous JacobW said...

Ha Hans,

proficiat met nr. 1000! Een knappe prestatie, ga maar lekker door zo!

Groeten,
JacobW

4:35 PM  
Anonymous Frank S. said...

Hallo Hans,

Van harte gefeliciteerd met deze fantastische prestatie.
Je blogs waren altijd het lezen waard. Op naar de volgende 1.000.
Hartelijke groet, Frank S.

4:36 PM  
Anonymous Wendy Hamor said...

Hello Hans,

Congratulations!!!!

Kind Regards,

Wendy Hamor
Customer Service Representative
Global Choro Music Corporation

6:17 PM  
Anonymous Sjef H. said...

Gefelicteerd met nummer 1000!

Keep up the good work.

Sjef

7:45 PM  
Anonymous Hans van Eeden said...

Hans,

Gefeliciteerd met je 1000ste blog vandaag. Ga zo door!

Groet,

Hans van Eeden
Jazzflits

8:29 PM  
Anonymous Peter said...

ni hao,

gefeliciteerd met deze mijlpaal!

en da'k ur nog meh lange hetuge van mag weze, eh!

hroeten,

si si,

broertje

9:12 AM  
Anonymous Menno van derv Reijden said...

Hans, hartelijk gefeliciteerd met deze mijlpaal. ;-) menno

6:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

congrats Hans
I don't know how you do it, I don't have enough time to even write the essays I want to anymore, much less blog them, my (fedora) hat off to you, and if I ever get to the Netherlands I will like a drink with you
all the best
yves francois

2:46 PM  

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