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Mason Cooley, in City Aphorisms, 3rd Selection Jargon is the verbal sleight of hand that makes the old hat seem newly fashionable.
David Lehman, in Signs of the Times Lehman, added: The line between serious and spurious scholarship is an easy one to blur, with jargon on your side. Whitney Balliett, his term for jazz and the title of his book In the Introduction, Balliett wrote: Sometimes they played for drinks, and the sheer love of it.
The dance tune, broken, punched, counterpointed rises now and again to the surface. Jean Cocteau, written in ; in Professional Secrets: This noise drenches us, wakens us to do something else. It shows us a lost path. It is people living in sound. Jazz is people talking, laughing, crying, building, painting, mathematicizing, abstracting, extracting, giving to, taking from, making of.
In other words, living. The news infuriated many jazz fans, including Hentoff, but the year-old Ellington took it all in good humor, saying: Duke Ellington, quoted in Look magazine Aug. Bop was the shortened term for bebop, an extension of jazz music that enjoyed great popularity in the s a practitioner of the style was called a bebopper.
Thus it came to pass that jazz multiplied all over the face of the earth and the wiggling of bottoms was tremendous. An Irreverent, Sceptical, and Affectionate Book about Jazz Records Jazz I regard as an American folk music; not the only one, but a very powerful one which is probably in the blood and feeling of the American people more than any other style of folk music.
After the tree has grown, many branches have sprung out. To man the theorizer, builder, tradesman, and scientist, jazz restores man the tribesman, maker of symbols and myths and dreams.
King, quoted in Sunday Times London, Nov. It feeds the creative spirit like nothing else can. When the conditions are right, it is possible to achieve a level of rapport that is nowhere else to be found in music—or for that matter—in art.
Jazz is the nobility of the race put into sound; it is the sensuousness of romance in our dialect; it is the picture of the people in all their glory. Jazz is getting lost.
Gordon Parks, in Esquire magazine Dec. In less than fifty years it has flooded the United States and the rest of the world. It is African American jazz and its offshoots. What is my definition of jazz? Jazz has made some dangerous friends. The Inside Story of Jazz Welles continued: Paul Whiteman, the opening line of Jazzwritten with M.
Joseph Addison, in The Spectator Sep. Instead of wishing for the welfare of the object loved, it desires the dependence of that object upon itself, and its own triumph.
A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.
Mason Cooley, in City Aphorisms, 11th Selection To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self.
Is It a Curable Illness? Lawrence Durrell, an observation from the unnamed narrator and protagonist, in Justine: A Novel Jealousy is the grave of affection.
Mary Baker Eddy, in Science and Health One of the tortures of jealousy is that it can never turn away its eyes from the thing that pains it.
George Eliot, the narrator, in The Mill on the Floss Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.COMMUNIQUE #3 Haymarket Issue "I NEED ONLY MENTION in passing that there is a curious reappearance of the Catfish tradition in the popular Godzilla cycle of films which arose after the nuclear chaos unleashed upon Japan.
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