[Dixielandjazz] the "trio" in Ragtime ?
marekboym at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 09:00:58 PDT 2008
Harriet Janis was Rudi's partner not only in writing THEY ALL PLAYED
RAGTIME, but also, I believe, in Circle records, which recorded some
very good jazz (not always "strictly from Dixie," despite Blesh's
reputation, but all OKOM). Also, she is, I believe, the mother of the
cornetist Conrad Janis.
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On 09/07/2008, Zerxpress at aol.com <Zerxpress at aol.com> wrote:
> Dear Listmates,
> I'm reading Rudi Blesh's tremendous THEY ALL PLAYED RAGTIME
> and what a great book, whew. Who was his co-author Harriet Janis?
> I've got Terry Waldo's book, as well as a couple by Edward Berlin, and the
> Schafer & Riedel, and Jasen & Tichenor books,
> to go through next.
> BUT, my question to you is: what is meant when they refer to the "trio"
> section of a ragtime composition?
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