[Dixielandjazz] RE: What did L. Armstrong play?
David W. Littlefield
dwlit at cpcug.org
Thu Feb 27 00:35:39 PST 2003
Who needs a drummer--Turk Murphy made many fine OKOM records sans drummer,
and the performance I saw live didn't have a drummer, just occasional
washboard played by Turk, and Chinese tom by the banjo player.
Some of the 20s classic jazz was 2-beat, and to me didn't "swing", but so
what, it still was jazz!!
At 08:30 PM 2/26/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>Ah, and there is the rub. If it is metronomic two beat, is it really
>good OKOM? Even two beat should swing, if the drummer is subtle enough
>and skilled enough with the placement of the beats.
>From: dixielandjazz-bounces at ml.islandnet.com
>[mailto:dixielandjazz-bounces at ml.islandnet.com] On Behalf Of David W.
>Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 5:34 PM
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>Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] RE: What did L. Armstrong play?
>At 02:20 PM 2/26/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>>OKOM should swing if it is done right, IMHO.
>What do you mean by "swing"? Lots of OKOM even narrowly defined is
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