Do American dialects include American music?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 2 02:12:15 UTC 2013

On Jan 1, 2013, at 8:40 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> 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!
And don't forget George Gershwin!


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