- Were any of James P's other seven "Charlestons" recorded or published?
Andrew Homzy, Montréal
> From: spacelights <spacelights@...> Reply-To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2005 05:23:45 +0000 To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com Subject:
> [RedHotJazz] Re: Original Charleston Strut
> excerpted from "Conversation with James P. Johnson" by Tom Davin (included in
> the book 'Jazz Panorama'):
> "It was while playing for these southern dancers that I composed a number of
> Charlestons--eight in all--all with the same rhythm. One of these later
> became my famous 'Charleston' when it hit Broadway.