[Dixielandjazz] Which Melody?

Marek Boym marekboym at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 09:35:03 PDT 2009

> Maybe the melody is not blatant in Young's solo but it is there.  Is it
> because I know the tune? Or is it because of where those quick, passing
> melody notes fall.

It's there all right.  But rather difficult to hear in the Hawkins' version.

 Could it be because the accents he uses fall at familiar
> points in the melody line?  It is probably all of these things that make
> this such a great solo and not the cacophony that passes for jazz these
> days.

This is another opera altogether.


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