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The Appeal of Jazz and Impressionism

“The appeal of jazz in France…is the exact equivalent of the American appreciation of Impressionism…Jazz, like Impressionism, gives dignity to comfort. ¬†Resting in an apparently artless myth of bourgeois pleasure–Gershwin & Kern melodies play the same role for the great … Continue reading

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A french a evokes polished ebony

“Vladimir Nabokov noticed that he associated certain letters with certain colors in childhood, when he told his mother that some of his alphabet blocks were the wrong color.¬† She saw nothing odd in this (possibly we are all creative in, … Continue reading

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