[Dixielandjazz] Dixielandjazz Digest, Vol 49, Issue 27
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Wed Jan 10 19:45:50 PST 2007
Ian Whitcomb's book "After The Ball" talks about this very process, the
transitions from ragtime to earliest jazz to bigger bands of the 20s to
early swing to big band swing to the singers to RnR. No, he doesn't really
Essentially, his treatise is that there are many factors in every change,
but it comes down to "if the kids like it, the adults hate it. If the
adults start to like it,the kids will find something else."
Highly simplified, of course, and certainly not the single authoritative
tome, but it's a good read and has lots of good information.
steve "who really appreciates it when excessive quotes are deleted" hoog
>From photos to predictions, The MSN Entertainment Guide to Golden Globes has
it all. http://tv.msn.com/tv/globes2007/?icid=nctagline1
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