Jim LaCross Interview
Description
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
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
Transcription

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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.