[JPL] further signs of cultural illiteracy

Tom Reney tr at wfcr.org
Thu Jan 5 10:19:43 EST 2012


Something like, "This jazz bandleader claimed to have been born on 
Saturn ______ RA."  And "This Swing Era bandleader was married 7 times, 
including Lana Turner and Ava Gardner."



On 1/5/2012 10:09 AM, Dr. Jazz wrote:
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> What were the questions??
> -Dr.
>
> On 1/5/2012 10:02 AM, Tom Reney wrote:
>> THIS WEEK'S SPONSOR: The JazzWeek relaunch -- JazzWeek 2.0 -- 
>> crowdfunding project has launched. Visit 
>> http://www.indiegogo.com/jazzweek for more information. Become part 
>> of the solution.
>>
>> ---
>>
>> Sun Ra and Artie Shaw were the answers (in the form of questions) on 
>> Jeopardy this week.  None of the contestants even pushed their 
>> buttons.  And as I noted in a blog entry last week, not a single jazz 
>> musician was shown in the audience at the Kennedy Center Honors 
>> telecast last week, besides Sonny Rollins and the hired hands on 
>> stage that is.
>>
>> If you think your audience is made up of fellow travelers, think again.
>>
>> TR
>>
>>
>>
>

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