[JPL] Nazi rules for jazz performers

Paul Combs pcomb at comcast.net
Mon Mar 12 16:45:05 EDT 2012


I have heard form those who were there that the same was true of Indiana 
U. And of course, benny Golson and Frank Wess have both spoken of the 
same at Howard.

Paul

On 3/12/12 4:36 PM, McWilliams, Robert C wrote:
> Farther back but in same vein: at KU in the late 50's, when Gary Foster was here, people were forbidden to practice jazz anywhere in the music school building, including of course the rehearsal and practice rooms. And I know this persisted well into the 60's.
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> Bob McWilliams
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> These rules could have been written by the chair of Bowling Green SU's music school back in the early 1970's during my time there as a music ed major .  In his view the only true musical instruments were violin, piano and voice.  Of the lesser instruments, the saxophone was least.  And by a lot.
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> Although the jazz lab band had participated in and won accolades at a couple of  college festivals, he tried to remove the lab  band from the list of courses that one could receive college credit as late as 1973.  Tom Warrington, Tim Hagans and Rich Perry were among the undergrads at BG back then.
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> Doug Crane
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