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Old 09-14-2014, 04:15 AM
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Default Viola Smith

She'll be 102 years old this November and still sharp as a tack. Among other things, Billy Gladstone made a snare for her. Here's an interview from 2013:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlzCWHw7ZW8

A clip from 1939 featuring her:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQOX-R2Mrrs
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Old 09-14-2014, 04:50 AM
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Default Re: Viola Smith

Thanks for sharing, that's great. It's funny I just did a gig for Zildjian a couple of weeks ago at their plant and they have a picture of Violla behind her big kit.
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