Re: [Dixielandjazz] Should we rank artists?  If so, HOW?

Sat Jan 22 10:44:53 PST 2005

In a message dated 1/22/05 6:50:53 AM, jim at writes:

> It may be that if jazz musicians were ranked this way, Armstrong would be
> #1, followed closely by Kenny G. :-) VBG.
> Cheers,
> Steve Barbone
> Most of my U.S. slang has been frozen in time from basically the date I left
> the U.S. 38 yrs ago.  If we use the slang version of "rank" the way I
> remember it, we could easily say that Kenny G is rank.  No need for a
> number!
> Jim

Now that simply would not be fair   JIM:   :))

If it were not for Kenny "G"   inventing "SMOOTH JAZZ"   :))

We would not have any Jazz on the Commercial Radio Stations today.   :))

Not to mention 50,000 more unemployed Sax players, and drum machine operators 


Tom Wiggins

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