Re: [RedHotJazz] Did Whiteman Steal form Oliver?
> From: Howard Rye <howard@...>I agree. Not that Oliver "stole" - but that he took ideas and weaved them
> Reply-To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Mon, 01 May 2006 19:17:42 +0100
> To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [RedHotJazz] Did Whiteman Steal form Oliver?
> On the substantive issue I very much doubt that Whiteman took much from
> Oliver. If he did it certainly had very little effect. Any literal stealing
> is likely to have been in the other direction.
into his own context. There are many echoes of Whiteman's "Wang Wang Blues"
and "Whispering" to be heard in the Creole Jazz Band recordings - and most
of the readership here will easily identify those parallel passages.
Andrew Homzy, Montréal
> Maybe you are right but I wonder how Oliver could listen to Whiteman,Everybody bought Paul Whiteman records.
> I mean , was he allowed to enter a record store that is dedicated to
> noncolored artists music and buy records ? Or maybe he entered one of
> Whiteman's gigs ? Is it possible ?