[Dixielandjazz] Pretentious blather

JimDBB at aol.com JimDBB at aol.com
Thu Mar 6 00:45:25 PST 2003

In a message dated 3/5/03 7:49:42 PM Central Standard Time, 
barbonestreet at earthlink.net writes:

> Jim Beebe writes about the Marsalis review in the New York Times
>    >With pretentious blather like this review, no wonder jazz is in
> trouble.
>    > " The music gushed over the audience"
>    >                      (gag)
> Respectfully disagree. Any review is probably better than no review.
> Jazz, for the Marsalis family is hardly in trouble as the packed houses
> at their concerts attest.
> Cheers,
> Steve Barbone

   I respectfully disagree, Steve.  Bad writing is bad writing and nothing, 
event the dearth of writing on jazz justifies this.

   Jim Beebe
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