4786Jewish influence (Was Re: Earliest jazz in Europe)
- Sep 30, 2007--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, David Richoux <tubaman@...> wrote:
>An Islamic site excerpts from Henry Ford. I don't know whether it's a
> I think he has modified his screed a bit - a "Tin Pan Alley"
> connection was in there the last time I read it! It is an obvious
> fact of the Yiddish connection to so much of modern (western) popular
> music hat it should go without saying - maybe Frank London decided
> not to make that "link" quite as obvious as he had a few months ago...
> The wonders of instant internet history!
> Dave Richoux
> On Sep 29, 2007, at 6:36 PM, Tommer wrote:
> > --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, David Richoux <tubaman@> wrote:
> >> There is a current multi-style trumpeter (Jazz/Klez/Balkan Brass,
> >> etc.) named Frank London who has spun a wonderful "history" that
> >> takes all western popular music back to the days of Kings David and
> >> Solomon (and even the Tower of Babel!) - here is a link to his
> >> thesis:
> >> http://www.franklondon.com/brotherhood.html
> >> Lots of fun...
> >> Dave Richoux
reliable source, as I haven't read Ford's book, but in case it is,
Ford is actually crediting Jewish with huge influence on both the Tin
Pan Alley and Jazz.
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