[Dixielandjazz] Re: Dixielandjazz & Critics

Steve barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Sat Jan 22 08:08:07 PST 2005

 Charles Suhor <csuhor at zebra.net> wrote (polite snip) at the end of a
wonderful post about "labels, criticism and misconceptions"
> I believe that authentic listening isn't bribed by labels,
> presuppositions about styles, devotion to or dislike of particular
> artists, etc. Every listening experience is a chance to respond freshly
> to what enters our ears and our musical consciousness.

Amen. Damn the critics, full speed ahead.

Steve Barbone

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