Jazz redux

Peter Richardson prichard at LINFIELD.EDU
Fri Oct 11 18:55:53 UTC 2002

> >At 11:35 AM -0700 10/10/02, James Smith wrote:
> >What was "jazz" called before it was called jazz?  Any
> >specific name?
>     I believe it had no specific name. It was just played.
> Gerald Cohen

...an echo from, I think, a Pete Seeger banjo instruction album that
quotes an "old-time banjo player" as saying: "Notes? Hell, there's no
notes on a banjo; you just play it."

Peter R.

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