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From Bach To Bop

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Stravinsky said that Jazz is the only art form that America can call its own. Although I generally agree with Stravinsky I also believe that the spirit of Jazz has danced through many centuries of music including the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Most musicologists will agree that J. S. Bach’s intuitive quality was that which gave his music its most profound effect. Bach’s ability to improvise, or rather his improvisational mastery, set him apart and above most, if ...


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