[JPL] Re: Pronunciations

David Johnson djohnso2001 at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 19 00:13:29 EDT 2010

I do the same thing, Biz--I have a document on my computer at work devoted solely to artist pronouncers.  A fair number of the entries have come from this list, for which I'm grateful.  

David Brent Johnson
WFIU-Bloomington, IN

--- On Wed, 8/18/10, Biz Bisard <mrbiz at torchlake.com> wrote:

From: Biz Bisard <mrbiz at torchlake.com>
Subject: [JPL] Re: Pronunciations
To: "Jazzweek Letters" <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 6:48 PM

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I find it helps me to keep a pronunciation notebook sort of like an address book. It's growing all the time. Also, I wish the pronunciation guide from New England Public Radio could be more up to date. I put a pronunciation (proh-nuhn-see-A-shun) guide next to the jazz  artist's name if it looks like it may pose a problem. Still, it seems like some of our volunteers don't bother with it and just say whatever comes into their mouths....and THAT can be fun since we also play 1 world music tune per hour  LOL. The tongue stumble is to DIE for!! ( A part of our little station's charm, eh?)

-Biz @ WNMC

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