Cover for Dodgion: The Lady Swings: Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer. Click for larger image

The Lady Swings

Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer

Scenes from a jazz life

Excerpt from Longtimers Part Three-The Music Makers

The Music Makers is the third part of the three-part Longtimers series that features twentieth-century artists and musicians who lived and worked on the Monterey Peninsula.

Edited, produced and directed by Paul Boczkowski and Marie Wainscoat

© Copyright-Paul Boczkowski and Marie Wainscoat 1998


Production funding was provided by a grant from: Barnet J. Segal Charitable Trust
Additional funding provided by AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and The Dunspaugh-Dalton Foundation


Dottie Dodgion Quartet Live at the Casa Munras Hotel
Opening instrumental: “There Will Never Be Another You” (Harry Warren and Mack Gordon, 1942)

Dottie Dodgion, drums
Jackie Coon, flugelhorn
Eddie Erickson, guitar
Bryan McConnell, bass


Produced by Brian Gingrich, Yasahiko Fhimazaki
Edited and directed by William C. Roden


Dottie Dodgion vocal segment: “Time Heals Everything” (music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, 1974)


Music playlist

  • Book Page 59 “Dot’s Bop” (Nick Esposito/Dick Vartanian)
  • Book Page 59 “Penny” (Shelton Smith)
  • Book Page 138 “Better Than Anything” (Bill Loughborough/David Wheat)
  • Book Page 138 “Bluesette” (Toots Thielemans)
  • Book Page 138 “The Forward Look” (Jerry Dodgion)
  • Book Page 184 “Bugle Call Rag” (Elmer Schoebel, Billy Meyers, Jack Pettis, Irving Mills)
  • Book Page 187 “Limehouse Blues” (Douglas Furber/Philip Braham)
  • Book Page 207 “Now’s the Time” (Charlie Parker)
  • Book Page 208 “Blue Bossa” (Kenny Dorham)
  • Book Page 208 “Things Ain’t What They Used to Be” (Mercer Ellington)
  • Book Page 224 “Sweet and Lovely” (Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias, Jules Lemare)
  • Book Page 236 “All or Nothing at All” (Jack Lawrence/Arthur Altman)
  • Book Page 236 “You Go To My Head” (Haven Gillespie/J. Fred Coots)

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