[Dixielandjazz] Re: OKOM Survival - was dead musicians

Stephen Barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Tue Feb 3 11:55:53 PST 2004

> From: "Tim Eldred" <julepjerk at surewest.net> (polite snip)
> And yes, I realize that each listener reacts in his or her own way so that
> what is dead to me may be vibrantly alive to someone else....but to survive,
> any music genre must have a sufficient number of folks who respond to the
> life of the music and want to continue to hear explorations, variations, and
> innovation within the framework that defines the particular kind of music...

Just thought it was worth repeating. Hear Hear!!!!!

Steve Barbone

PS. Question: Could Jerry Mulligan's early counterpoint with Baker be Dixieland?

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