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JATP: Carnegie Hall 1949

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Home to the filibustering solo and crowd pleasing barrages of bombast, Norman Granz's JATP extravaganzas were a direct populist affront to the intellectualism that invaded jazz in the wake of the bebop revolution. Often taking a carnival barker's stance Granz made no bones about his emphasis on saturating his concerts with thrills even when it came at the expense of substance. Entertainment was the prime directive and rivalries real and imagined were frequently the flint that sparked the substantial financial success of such events.

Mysteriously sequestered for over a half a century this previously unreleased slice of the JATP spectacle ...



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