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Yet another EU land grab. And this time it is cultural....

How about this for bold?:

"Jazz long ago stopped being the sole heritage of the United States, the country which gave birth to the genre, and is now a culture that travels freely across borders. Jazz is owned by nobody today, because it belongs to us all, and so it is hardly surprising that Europe is one of its most fertile and representative breeding grounds".

I am not particularly interested in a variation on the theme of 'can a blue man sing the whites' (sic), but that statement is pushing it somewhat.  

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Blogger JuliaM said... 10:45 am

Can't wait for some officially-approved EU jazz, can you?  



Blogger Croydonian said... 11:14 am

(Shudder).  



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