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Eight Charlestons

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  • Andrew Homzy
    Were any of James P s other seven Charlestons recorded or published? Cheers, Andrew Homzy, Montréal
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 19, 2005
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      Were any of James P's other seven "Charlestons" recorded or published?

      Cheers,

      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.
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