Do American dialects include American music?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 2 01:40:37 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jan 1, 2013 at 8:10 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
> bent and 'blue' notes were common in Jewish music

So, *that's* how come Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Stan Getz, Dave
Brubeck, Shelley Manne, Rene Bloch, et al. could dig jazz!

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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