--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
, "Robert Greenwood"
> Thank you to Howard. I see, once again, the by-now expected anomalies
> and contradictions regarding birthdates, but we do now have Alabama
> a probable birthplace for Rand.
Oops! Sorry, Howard! You did say in your e-mail that Rand was born in
Illinois and that it was his parents who were from Alabama. Can we
conclude, then, that in Rand we have an instance of a musician not born
in the south but whose style derives from having heard ex-pat New
Orleanians in Chicago?