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RE: Dangers of Dixieland
Clearly, the maker of the trombone should be sued. All trombones should be
banned. Incrementally, of course, after first banning assault trombones,
and after creating laws where background checks are to be made of the
individuals who apply to purchase them.
From: Liebig, Steuart A. [mailto:LiebigSA@Maritz.com]
Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 1999 11:20 AM
Subject: RE: Dangers of Dixieland
addendum to this . . .
> > > MAN SLIDES HIS TROMBONE & KILLS MUSICIAN IN FRONT OF HIM! By Randy
> > > Jeffries/Weekly World News (January 23, 1996)
> The incident has provoked a
> > > storm of controversy over whether or not American jazz should be
> > > in German colleges. "I believe the music is to blame," said Gratzfeld
> > > band director Heinrich Sommer. "I was pressured to play that
> > > by school administrators. But I've always said jazz is dangerous
> > > "Our musicians can't control themselves when they play it. They move
> > > rock back and forth, creating chaos. If I had my way, American
> > > would be outlawed in Germany. I've been directing bands for 30 years
> > > I've never heard of anyone dying while playing a German march."
> > >
this reminded me of something else i received not so long ago.
DANCE BAND RULES AND REGULATIONS DURING THE 3RD REICH
An actual set of rules from Germany, unfortunately this is not a joke!