Jim LaCross Interview


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Interview:
Transcription:
Creators:
Cindy Kus, Interviewer
Jim LaCross
, Interviewee
Media Type:
Audio
Image
Text
Item Type:
Interviews
Description:
Jim LaCross started playing sax and clarinet in local Alpena bands in the 1950's- including theThe Jim LaCross Trio, The Monarchs and The Kombo Katz. In 1960 Jim set off on tour with the Hal Wallace Quartet, a traveling show band that had been playing at Twin Acres. Jim was 18 years old at the time, and learned a lot about life in that year on the road.
Jim talks about the roots of his musical career, life on the road, studying jazz at the Berklee School of Music in Boston and his lengthy musical career in Northern Michigan in this interview.
Place of Publication:
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Library
Date of Original:
Spring 2016
Playing Time:
100:45
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
LaCross, Jim ; Davis, Don ; Moors, Bob ; Dovoras, John ; Allyn, Doug ; Zdan, Al ; Rzad, Johnny ; Emerson, Joe ; Rohn, bob ; Twite, Tom ; Osgerby, Torey ; Saretsky, Saul ; Jerome, Bill ; Seymour, Maurice ; Rigg, Bobby ; Holmes, Richard ; Ludwiczak, Jerry ; Laney, Dick ; Wozniak, Chuck ; Niemi, Dick ; Sawasky, Larry ; Sabourin, Larry ; Wojcik, Larry ; Tongue, Steve ; Makela, Casey ; Deadman, Don
Corporate Name(s):
Benny Goodman Band ; Alpena Catholic Central ; Fox Theater ; Cinderella Theater ; Kombo Katz ; Hal Wallace Quartet ; Berklee School of Music ; The Starlighter's ; Alpena Civic Singers ; DA and the Witnesses ; The Electras ; The Monarchs ; The Bill Kuchemann Band ; The Owl Cafe ; Ted Heath Big Band ; The High Notes ; The Cheerful Earful ; Don D. Trio ; The Thunderbird Restaurant ; Jim LaCross and Company ; Thunder Bay Arts Council
Collection:
Musician's of Northern Michigan
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
2016
Copyright Holder:
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Library
Recommended Citation:
In text - LaCross (2016)
Reference- LaCross J.(2016, March 31) Retrieved at http://www.nemoha.org/3324625/data?n=18
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
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211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188


Transcription:

Cindy Kus

Jim LaCross Interview
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Jim LaCross Interview


Jim LaCross started playing sax and clarinet in local Alpena bands in the 1950's- including theThe Jim LaCross Trio, The Monarchs and The Kombo Katz. In 1960 Jim set off on tour with the Hal Wallace Quartet, a traveling show band that had been playing at Twin Acres. Jim was 18 years old at the time, and learned a lot about life in that year on the road.
Jim talks about the roots of his musical career, life on the road, studying jazz at the Berklee School of Music in Boston and his lengthy musical career in Northern Michigan in this interview.