Axe for 'guitar'?

Bob Fitzke fitzke at VOYAGER.NET
Sat Apr 22 14:16:43 UTC 2000

I remember references to riffs, e.g., Kenton's "Intermission Riff" in
the 40s; runs referring to almost anything by Tatum in the 30s; and
rides from the early 40s, at least.


Joseph Carson wrote:
>  It seemed to me that> "riffs," "runs," and "rides" (which are solos) were legacies of the > be-bop/smooth jazz era of the '50s to '60s,

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