[JPL] origins of so-called 'dixieland' jazz question

Jae Sinnett jaejazz at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 13 13:58:03 EDT 2008

Ed...there are differences...albeit subtle... in so called "dixieland" and "traditional" jazz. Many of the NO musicians would say the main difference would be in how the beat is interpreted. I also think too...there is more of a blues element in the traditional jazz bands.

Jae Sinnett  

--- On Wed, 8/13/08, EdBride at aol.com <EdBride at aol.com> wrote:

> From: EdBride at aol.com <EdBride at aol.com>
> Subject: Re: [JPL] origins of so-called 'dixieland' jazz question
> To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
> Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 1:01 PM
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> In a message dated 8/13/2008 12:50:06 P.M. Eastern Daylight
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> arturo at kuvo.org writes:
> <<..Any JPL member know the origins of the term
> "dixieland" jazz  for 
> traditional
> New Orleans jazz style? I never use the term and don't
> like  the implications
> of the IMO erroneous category name, however I do enjoy the 
> music regardless
> of label..>>
> Are there, in fact, two different genres, "trad"
> and "dixieland"?  Determined 
> by instrumentation, for example? 
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