[Dixielandjazz] Dixieland before ragtime?
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Fri Jan 21 10:51:56 PST 2005
. . . and speaking of "Oh that's not new - the German Bands (street bands)
were playing that sort of thing before the Great >(1914-1918) war" . . .
How far back does the yiddish "klezmer" music go back? I'd guess it
developed about the same time that dixieland did. But I really have no
Bill "Thimbles" Gunter
ps. I've heard it said that Blacks invented the blues and in the same
breath the speaker said "and whites invented dixieland." I have no idea
whether or not any of this is true.
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