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The cornetist, evidently/unable to think of what to play, repeats the same little motive over and over again.
In instances of unknown personnel, it is highly unusual for Rust to go to the trouble of listing someone who is not playing, but apparently here he felt the need to quash the idea that Keppard is the Ragmuffin cornetist. Evidently he was following Laurie Wright, in an article that appeared a couple of years after the LP reissue on Milestone:
"Bottle" Stoner [Henry Stoner] imagines a different scenario, in which the cornetist on the Ragmuffins is so drunk that he could be anybody, including Keppard: