[Dixielandjazz] Jazz Insularity

John Petters jpettjazz at btinternet.com
Sun Feb 9 15:58:25 PST 2003

Jim said
>As far as jazz, most of the leading exponents in the various styles have been in this country and so no desire to look further.  Also a contributing factor in the low interest in non-American jazz groups has been the unavailability of foreign >recordings.

Quite agree. Arguably the only non American innovator was Django. Though we have produced and do produce good players, there have been few original voices outside the USA
John Petters
Amateur Radio Station G3YPZ

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