[JPL] Pronunciations

Mark Rini mark at groovmarketing.com
Tue Aug 17 15:35:06 EDT 2010


Jae,

Hilario... ee-LAR-ee-o

I've also heard the name  pronounced  e-LAH-thee-o, but again.. I believe
Mr. Duran pronounces it ee-LAR-ee-o

Mark

On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Jae Sinnett <jaejazz at yahoo.com> wrote:

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> Ed would be right in that it's like the chicken or the egg. That said,..and
> if I
> were the artist...I would certainly want my name pronounced correctly. I've
> mis-pronounced some names of artists that listeners like and they had a
> hell of
> a time trying to find the product simply because of my butchering of the
> name.
> I've even resorted to spelling the name on the air. That's a no no I guess
> but
> it's the way it is. Now, here are four more...
>
> Darwin "Noguera"..."Hilario" Duran...Chico "Pinheiro" ..the "Britton" (Long
> "I?") Brothers...Can someone help me with these please? Thanks,
>
>
> Jae
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "EdBride at aol.com" <EdBride at aol.com>
> To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
> Sent: Tue, August 17, 2010 2:47:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [JPL] Pronunciations
>
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> Labor
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> Jae,
>
> I knew I might be treading on thin ice with that generalization.  So,
> thanks for giving me another chance at explaining myself.
>
> By and large, liner notes (like newspapers) are not written to be read
> aloud; they are written for the consuming public, not for broadcasters.
> That's
> why newspapers (and in my experience, most liner notes) do not include
> pronunciation keys. Why would they?
>
> So, my view was that many of the intended audience might wonder why there
> would be a pronunciation key for words that they are unlikely to utter. Or
> if  they will be speaking the name when discussing the music with their
> friends, by  the time they've purchased the CD or sound file, they quite
> likely
> will  have heard an announcer pronounce it.
>         I know...chicken-and-egg:  how's the announcer supposed to know? As
> someone else mentioned, the announcer  should already have a key: in the
> one-sheet.
>
>
> Bottom line: a narrow-viewed (which isn't quite as bad as  narrow-minded)
> audience might think that the artist, or the label, was trying to  call
> attention to an ethnic difference between the artist and the audience.
> That's
> all I intended to convey. Not that the intent was patronizing or racist,
> but
> could be (mis)interpreted as so.
>
>
> Seeya'
> Ed
>
>
> In a message dated 8/17/2010 1:32:52 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> jaejazz at yahoo.com writes:
>
> Are
> you implying that if an artist phonetically puts their name out  there...
> anywhere for that matter...for pronunciation sake...it's  patronizing?
> Racist?
>
>
>
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> In partnership with Show Ads Network, Livestream.com and Detroit Public
> Television, DJF's Jazz Planet stage at Campus Martius will stream via the
> web what is cool about Detroit and in particular, Detroit Jazz Fest, in real
> time.  Users around the globe - artists as well as fans - will be able to
> Skype, tweet and Facebook messages to fans, artists and media hosts in
> Detroit through detroitjazzfest.com and DJF social media networks.
>
> Viewers everywhere - from London to Afghanistan - will experience the
> uniqueness of the world's largest free jazz festival, how it blends urban
> chic and a hip and diverse audience with some of the best music on the
> planet. "It will be fun, spontaneous, and capture the unique vibe of the
> festival that Russ Davis (Voice of America) described as "Jazz Disneyland"
> last year," says Festival Director Terri Pontremoli.
>
> The format of the programming allows artists to share some of their special
> projects - not only the performances - but what inspired and what went into
> their works, with hundreds of thousands of people on the web. This
> broad-ranging exposure may result in more performance opportunities and
> increased cd sales. "It not only showcases the greatness of Detroit and the
> Jazz Fest, but perhaps more importantly, nurtures the art form in ways we
> could only dream of a few years ago," added Pontremoli. "Outside of being
> here, it's the best seat on the planet!"
>
> Visit detroitjazzfest.com/jazzplanet for a sneak preview of what to expect
> Labor Day weekend.
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