Posted by Dan Meyer on January 31, 2001 at 02:06:29:
In Reply to: Children watching the jazz series? posted by George Borgman on January 29, 2001 at 22:27:55:
: I really hope there are not young children
: watching the series, for not only do they see
: and hear about lynchings, the endless naming of
: jazz musicians who have used drugs, and in the
: ninth episode Brandon Marsalis comes out with
: the f-word!
Maybe they're aiming at the "rap" music fans.
I think some of the original lyrics and song titles from Bolden, the Ory-Oliver, and Laine
bands might give them a run for their money.
: Oh, well, at least Burns hasn't presented
: nudity in his so-called documentary.
He passed up the chance to use the photo of Louis Armstrong on the "crapper"?!? ...But don't we need to educate our young about the dangers of Swiss Criss addiction?
I haven't seen anyone here remark on Burns passing on that dubious story of "jasmine" being the root for "jazz". The late Vet Boswell said that when she was young, "jazz" was -not- the type of word that polite people would say in public!
Leaving it all behind me, -- Dan M.