[JPL] Pronunciations

Jae Sinnett jaejazz at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 17 13:32:15 EDT 2010

Hmmmm...I don't think so Ed but that's my view. If anything, I think it's 
presumptuous for us to assume to know how to pronounce the name. Are 
you implying that if an artist phonetically puts their name out there... 
anywhere for that matter...for pronunciation sake...it's patronizing? Racist? 


----- Original Message ----
From: "EdBride at aol.com" <EdBride at aol.com>
To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
Sent: Tue, August 17, 2010 12:22:20 PM
Subject: Re: [JPL] Pronunciations

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With all due respect, I think a pronunciation key in the liners could be  
perceived as patronizing, or worse, racist.


In a message dated 8/17/2010 11:59:02 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
jaejazz at yahoo.com writes:

taking  several minutes to 
search somewhere to find out how to pronounce the name  correctly is an 
unnecessary additional bit of work. Some sort of  phonetical breakdown in 
liners would be considerably  easier.

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