[Dixielandjazz] The Death of OKOM?

JimDBB at aol.com JimDBB at aol.com
Thu Aug 21 01:12:19 PDT 2003

In a message dated 8/2/2003 3:42:36 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
briantowers at msn.com writes:

> Our jazz can never appeal to the "head bangers" - just as classical music
> can never appeal to the majority of folk.  OKOM has its smallish niche, as
> Dan says. It will survive as such, in my humble opinion.   10% of each
> succeeding generation will dig it and play it, way into the future.
> I have nothing against beads etc and the primacy of the entertainment ethic
> but let's not prostitute ourselves unduly, to capture the attention of the
> masses. Leave the mass markets to the Rolling Stones etc.
> Regards,
> Brian Towers
> Canada

   Well said, Brian.  

    Jim Beebe

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