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Paul Whiteman makes Jazz respectable with his February 21 concert at Aeolian Hall in New York City. The first song is an authentic version of ODJB's Livery Stable Blues which is merely meant to show how crude the real thing is, but most fans like it better than the Symphonic Jazz which follows.
As a kid, my mom told me I'd like jazz. I thought she was nuts. Then I went to hear Cannonball Adderley (with Nat Adderley, George Duke, Walter Booker, Roy McCurdy and Airto) and everything changed. Yeah, mom knows best.