[JPL] further signs of cultural illiteracy
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??
> 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.
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