[Dixielandjazz] Report on IAJE from a young 20 something who attended
mike at railroadstjazzwest.com
Sun Jan 14 15:26:12 PST 2007
Doesn't suprise me. I'm curious(as well as suprised) to how OKOM
of any kind even got into IAJE. The people at IAJE don't care
about trad jazz.
tcashwigg at aol.com wrote:
> OK folks here is a first hand report from a young person working in the
> industry who attended the IAJE Conference this week in NYC.
> Not one mention of Jim Cullum, or Traditional Jazz in his article
> anywhere, which again tells me that the Traditional Jazz world as a
> whole is simply not doing enough to Get Visibility within the
> Mainstream Jazz world. Other than JIM CULLUM that we know about, how
> many other Traditional Jazz players are even members of this
> organization which is now pretty much running the Jazz World
> politically all around the world and dictating what kind of Jazz music
> gets exposure and played and who gets the nod or the gig and paid to
> play it.
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