[Dixielandjazz] Louis Armstrong Quotes was solos
marekboym at gmail.com
Wed Jun 16 15:30:13 PDT 2010
On 16 June 2010 19:16, Stephen G Barbone <barbonestreet at earthlink.net> wrote:
> You missed the subtle point Marek.
> The point is that quotes taken out of context and presented by themselves to
> try and prove a point of view usually are meaningless.
> Armstrong's "too many notes too fast" quote, taken as a blanket criticism
> of bop, would apply also to himself since it was who he moved the usual
> quarter note solos or breaks up into eighth notes, thus playing twice as
> fast as his peers.
Twice as fast - perhaps. But not TOO fast.
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