[Dixielandjazz] Jazz & Poetry & OKOM

Fred Spencer drjz at bealenet.com
Thu Mar 17 08:23:15 PST 2005

Dear  Pat,
Sascha Fein's ''Bibliographic Guide to Jazz Poetry'"is a good starting point 
for more information on this topic  John Betjeman is certainly worth a few 
moments of anyone's time. Regards.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "PATRICK LADD" <pj.ladd at btinternet.com>
To: "Charles Suhor" <csuhor at zebra.net>
Cc: "jazz" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2005 1:43 PM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Jazz & Poetry & OKOM

> I've never heard an OKOM jazz and poetry combination. Has anyone out
> there done or heard it?
> Hi Charles,
> There are a couple of collections of  John Betjemans poems with musical
> acc. around. They were issued on LP`s.
> There is no `improvisation` and most of the music is definitely not OKOM
> but some of it has a good beat with an OKOM group set up. Very listenable.
> The poems are read by Betjeman. If you are not familiar with his stuff try
> it. You are in for a treat.
> Cheers
> Pat
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