the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation.
"he is suing the TV network for slander"
Dave- I didn't "slander" anyone please read a dictionary first when you unwisely decide to get on a high horse and act like a judge and jury next time around...
You have done way more damage today to your cause out of sheer immaturity than you realize.
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> On May 23, 2015, at 1:27 PM, Dave Radlauer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Tom --
> Good points.
> But the existence of music by Stravinsky does not invalidate the music of
> Brahms, or mean we should stop playing, researching, exploring and valuing
> Maybe not on this list, but such perceptions are too easily suggested by
> much analysis and commentary.
> Dave R
> On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 10:07 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
>> I think Aaron makes a really good point. No matter how skilled a musician
>> one may be, it's easier to look back than to move things forward. I look at
>> jazz musicians like Charlie Parker, Mingus, Max Roach/Clifford Brown/Sonny
>> Rollins, Roland Kirk, and the young Miles Davis -- guys operating in
>> various parts of the same time-horizon when many of the young guys' trad
>> jazz bands and recordings were happening -- and I see a whole different
>> level of creativity. It's akin to the difference between being a great
>> conductor of Brahms circa 1915 or being Igor Stravinsky or Arnold
>> Once again, this isn't to say that the Dixieland "revivalists" didn't make
>> pleasing, fun music (which stood in stark, enjoyable contrast to some of
>> the harsh-sounding and hard to follow "modern jazz"), or that they weren't
>> good players (in fact the best often exhibited better chops and tighter
>> rhythm than the more drug-addled modern jazz heroes). It is saying, in
>> agreement with Aaron, that their importance to jazz and moving jazz forward
>> shouldn't be overstated. Alas, what we have today in jazz is a two-pronged
>> "revival" -- some younger guys "reviving" the hard-bop that never went out
>> of style and others "reviving" various elements of "free-form" that never