[Jandek] Austin show review

Aaron Russell aaron at suchfun.net
Tue Aug 30 10:25:50 PDT 2005

No, he was not contacted by Corwood.  As I understand it, Dave Dove  
(a great trombonist from Houston) was asked by Barry Esson to put  
together a group of musicians to Jandek's specifications (two  
drummers and a bassist).  Dave selected musicians that he thought  
would be appropriate for the performance, and I think he did a great  

Nick did write Corwood last year requesting Jandek to play in Texas,  
but I do not think that Jandek had anything to do with his being  
selected to play at this show.


On Aug 30, 2005, at 12:06 PM, h8stick at aol.com wrote:

> Aaron,
> how was Nick contacted to be part of this?  Did Corwood request him  
> or was he suggested to him/them?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aaron Russell <aaron at suchfun.net>
> To: jandek at mylist.net
> Sent: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 17:21:19 -0500
> Subject: Re: [Jandek] Austin show review
> The two drummers were Nick Hennies (stage right) and Chris  
> Cogburn   (stage left, behind Jandek).  Nick plays in a band called  
> the Weird   Weeds (that I am also in) and is an active improviser  
> in Austin.    Chris is also a local improviser, and is the  
> organizer of the annual   "No Idea" festival.  The bass player (who  
> I don't know, but thought   was fantastic) is named Juan and is  
> from Houston, but I don't know   his last name.  Somebody help me  
> out here! Aaron On Aug 29, 2005, at 2:59 PM, rangoon wrote: >> I  
> know at Instal, applause was cool, and at Gateshead, it wasn't...  
> >> > > Applause was wild at Gateshead, with audience members  
> whooping and > cheering before, during and after the performance (I  
> was sat next to > one such 'whooper'!)...as I gather, it was  
> Glasgow the next night that > had a silent audience until the end.  
> > > Great Austin review indeed - but who were the TWO drummers? > >  
> Gavin > > mailto:rangoon at ntlworld.com> > > >  
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