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Art Davis: All That Jazz Ain't All That Jazz

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By Art Davis Many of us know the history and derivations of this topic. There can be numerous dissertations that I could present but I shall focus on education. All too often, while teaching a jazz history class, I encounter students who think that “Bird" is a famous basketball player. There are still many who think Coltrane is a train that carries coal. Countless other examples exist. Why the fuss about lack of ...


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