[Dixielandjazz] Re: Jazz Musicians Ask if Their Scene Will Survive

Bill Haesler bhaesler at bigpond.net.au
Thu Sep 8 15:59:24 PDT 2005

Dear Dave,
A comment which impressed me in that Ben Ratcliff 8th September 2005 article
you just posted was the one from Louis Edwards, New Orleans novelist and
associate producer of the Jazz and Heritage Festival.
   "No other city is so equipped to deal with this. Think of the jazz
funeral. In New Orleans we respond to the concept of following tragedy with
joy. That's a powerful philosophy to have as the underpinning of your
What a magnificent quotable quote!
Kind regards,


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