[JPL] Disturbing news

Bob Stockton drbob at modernjazzclassics.com
Sat Jul 29 12:07:29 EDT 2006


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From: "Giz Bowe" <girard.bowe at verizon.net>
To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2006 10:50 AM
Subject: [JPL] Disturbing news


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> http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/29/arts/music/29ring.html?_r=1&ref=arts&oref=slogin
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> In this article, it's mentioned that the RIAA domestic sales figures for 
> jazz dropped to 1.8% last year, down from a measly 3.5%, which seems to 
> have been constant for almost 10 years.
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> What I don't understand is how the big box retailers & "music" specialty 
> stores can hype the worst types of music without complaint. I don't 
> automatically believe all hip-hop is bad or non-music by definition, but 
> some of it is extremely anti-social, or at best, unbelievably rude. 
> Unfortunately, our music is becoming increasingly marginalized - a sad 
> commentary on the state of the arts in America (who needs music in 
> schools, anymore, anyway?!).
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> Oh well . . . show your support for jazz and download a BlueNote ringtone.
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> Going for adds July 25th
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> The new release by the Christian Jacob Trio
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> ''Contradictions'' focuses on the original composition of the late pianist 
> and composer Michel Petrucciani.
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> Not only does this project bring our attention back to Michel's great 
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