[Dixielandjazz] The improvisational change - was cool school

Charlie Hooks charliehooks@earthlink.net
Sat, 17 Aug 2002 20:48:09 -0500

on 8/11/02 11:38 AM, John Farrell at stridepiano@tesco.net wrote:

> This from John Petters :
> "I can't see what the fuss about Clifford Brown is about. To me he sounds
> square."
> There is no answer to that quite extraordinary statement.
> John Farrell

    That's exactly how I felt about John's statement that Barrett Deems was
not a top player.   Petters is probably the most knowledgeable person with
whom I love to disagree.  Quite a decent fellow, too!