[Dixielandjazz] Dixieland before ragtime?

David W. Littlefield dwlit at cpcug.org
Fri Jan 21 12:14:12 PST 2005

On the cassette I have of 20s klezmer records, they sound just like regular
brass bands, certainly not the klezmer of today.


At 06:51 PM 1/21/2005 +0000, you wrote:
>. . . 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

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