Not for everyone wanted to play bop. Haven't you heard of the famous war
in jazz between the moderns and the moldy figs? Really your statement is
There were still young urban middle and working class white guys inspired
by New Orleans music. In the end, that generation including Lu Watters had
a larger and still ongoing impact worldwide and culturally than the Condon
gang, who were playing bastardized New Orleans anyway.
I'm sorry, but sneering at guys playing music they loved is not a pretty
On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 5:21 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
> Huh? Why a "revival" then, of something that was still being played by the
> Wasn't bebop that "new generation" music?
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Dave Radlauer" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, May 22, 2015 7:41 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Of interest to hot jazz fans
> Every generation wants its own music, that's why.
>> Dave Radlauer
>> Question - if the Austin High School Gang was still putting out records
>>> through the late 40s and well into the LP era, why was a "hot jazz
>>> necessary or commercially viable?
>>> -- Tom Fine