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Old 09-18-2012, 12:51 PM
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Default Re: ...for the jazz cats ...

Originally Posted by brittc89 View Post
For early jazz history, the Burn's is ok I guess. But it really falls short in terms of capturing the actual history of jazz music. There is such a slant towards the Marsalis/ classicist view that its hard for me to stomach 10 DVDs of that ish.
Just hired the DVDs from the local library - interesting history, but I was peeved when they listed the great graduates of Fletcher Henderson's bands and failed to mention Sun Ra - surely that's either a massive oversight or they were being bitchy??


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